15 BEST World Cup Quiz Questions and Answers

If you’re a huge football fan, it’s time to put your knowledge to the test with these these football World Cup quiz questions!

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Occurring every 4 years, the FIFA World Cup is the showpiece of the football world. It’s the time when all the greatest sides (and players) in the world come together in a battle for supremacy. Villains are made, heroes emerge, and nations hang on every passing minute of the clock. 

The World Cup is one of the greatest sporting events in the world, and is viewed by billions of people. We’re not kidding – the 2018 World Cup peaked with 3.57 billion viewers.

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How much do you know about the World Cup?

Unlike most tournaments that occur in the summer months, the World Cup 2022 took place in Qatar during the winter. I think we can all agree it was an exciting and thrilling tournament!

Do you know much about the previous trophy holders or locations of the tournaments? These World Cup quiz questions will test all of this and more.

This is the perfect way of being able to prepare for the next tournament, and flex your footballing brain during the off-season. Are you ready for kick off? We’ll be blowing the whistle shortly!

If you’re a big fan of the beautiful game, be sure to play our Women’s World Cup quiz. Or for something lighthearted, you could play our funny sports quiz questions!

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It’s time to test your World Cup trivia

World Cup Quiz Questions

Which nation has won the most World Cups?

Where was the inaugural World Cup in 1930 held?

What is USMNT's best-ever World Cup finish?

What is the fastest World Cup goal ever scored?

Only 1 host nation has ever been eliminated in the Group Stages, can you name them?

Who is the oldest player ever to score a World Cup goal?

How many World Cups has Megan Rapinoe won?

The 2026 World Cup will be the biggest ever with 48 teams competing, how many nations will host?

Who is the USMNT's leading World Cup scorer?

Which team played 559 consecutive minutes without conceding across the 2006 & 2010 World Cups?

In the 1958 World Cup France's Just Fontaine scored the highest number of goals ever by a single player in one World Cup, how many?

Which legendary men's player has won the most World Cups?

Who is the all-time leading scorer at the men's World Cup

Of the following teams, which has never won a World Cup on home soil?

Which country has finished runners-up a record number of times?


Plan your own quiz night

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If you’re looking for some recommendations, these are a few of our favorite quiz books to buy. We use these when planning fun trivia nights with family and friends!

  1. Ultimate Quiz Night
  2. Quiz Master
  3. The Big Pub Quiz

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Did you win the World Cup in our quiz, or get knocked out in the group stages?

How was that?! Hopefully you were able to dig into the deep recesses of your mind and pull out some of the most amazing World Cup knowledge from across the years. 

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