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Euro Test

June 02, 2004 20:54 IST


A quiz for all you football fans

To know whether you are a football buff or a bluff, just click on the options. Enjoy!

1. Which team did Germany beat in the final to clinch the European Championship in 1996?
a) England
b) Bulgaria
c) Czech Republic

2. Who won the European Championship in 1988?
a) England
b) Holland
c) Denmark

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong!
The correct answer is Holland.
Holland were the underdogs of the tournament. Goals from Rudd Gullit and Marco van Basten saw the Dutch beat the mighty USSR.
Correct!
Holland were the underdogs of the tournament. Goals from Rudd Gullit and Marco van Basten saw the Dutch beat the mighty USSR.

3. Which country did Spain lose to in the 1984 finals?
a) France
b) Germany
c) Portugal

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong!
The correct answer is France.
France were hosting the championship for the second time and had the best team they ever assembled. Michel Platini was the midfield magician along with Alain Giresse, Jean Tigana and Luis Fernandez.
Correct!
France were hosting the championship for the second time and had the best team they ever assembled. Michel Platini was the midfield magician along with Alain Giresse, Jean Tigana and Luis Fernandez.

4. Which team won the inaugural European Championship in 1960?
a) France
b) USSR
c) Yugoslavia

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong!
The correct answer is USSR.
Soviet muscle overcame Yugoslav flair in the first ever European Championship, which was held at the Parc des Princes in Paris.
Correct!
Soviet muscle overcame Yugoslav flair in the first ever European Championship, which was held at the Parc des Princes in Paris.

5. Which team became the first reigning World champions to lift the European crown?
a) France
b) Germany
c) Italy

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong!
The correct answer is France.
After losing to The Netherlands in a pool game, world champions France, captained by Didier Deschamps, won every match thereafter to lift the Henri Delaunay Trophy at Feijenoord in Rotterdam in 2000.
Correct!
After losing to The Netherlands in a pool game, world champions France, captained by Didier Deschamps, won every match thereafter to lift the Henri Delaunay Trophy at Feijenoord in Rotterdam in 2000.