Test Your Knowledge: UEFA Champions League

By: Nathan Chandler

Test Your Knowledge: UEFA Champions League
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About This Quiz

The Champions League is one of the world's most renowned sporting leagues. How much do you know about this frenzy of football?
How many teams are there in the group stage of the Champions League?
28
32
There are 78 or 79 total teams in the competition.
48

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Which team has the most successive games without a win?
AEK Athens FC
FC Dynamo Kyiv
FC Steaua Bucureşti
The team's futility ended in 2013.

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UEFA rankings are also known as what?
Tiers
Coefficients
The coefficients determine how many teams from a particular league will participate
Ratios

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What's the maximum number of teams that a country's national league can send to the Champion's League?
three
four
five
This rule change went into effect for the 2015-16 season

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How many seasons are used to factor a country's ranking?
five
The number of a ranking is rounded to three decimal places
six
seven

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What is the fastest own goal in Champions League history?
7 minutes, 10 seconds
4 minutes, 20 seconds
2 minutes, 9 seconds
Inigo Martinez was slapping his forehead.

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When does the Champions League tournament begin?
May
June
July
It starts with three knock-out qualifying rounds.

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Which club holds the record for the most Champions League defeats?
Olympiacos FC
FC Porto
They are at 53 losses and counting.
Juventus

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What is the most common final score of Champions League matches?
1 to 1
The second most common is 1 to 0.
1 to 0
2 to 1

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How many goals did Raul score during his Champions League career?
71
It is the third-highest number of goals in history.
75
81

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How many times has Real Madrid won the tournament?
10
It is the winningest team in the league's history.
nine
eight

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Which team has the most consecutive appearances in the quarterfinals?
Real Madrid
FC Barcelona
With eight, they are just ahead of several other teams.
AC Milan

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How many times have Champions League games ended in 4 to 4 draws?
12
six
three
The first such draw occurred in 2000.

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How much does the Champions League trophy weigh?
16.5 pounds
It is one of the most coveted trophies in sports.
22 pounds
25.6 pounds

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How many hours did it take to make the Champions League trophy?
189
340
It is the fifth version of the trophy.
580

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How old was Celestine Babayaro when he made his debut?
16 years and 112 days
16 years and 87 days
His was the youngest debut ever.
16 years and 19 days

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In total, how many times have Spanish teams won the league championship?
10
15
They have dominated like no other nationality.
19

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Which player has made the most appearances in Champions League history?
Ryan Giggs
Iker Casillas
He appeared in 156 games for Porto and Real Madrid.
Raul

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What was the age of the oldest participant in a Champions League game?
43 years
Marco Ballotta was getting close to 44 years old when he played that game in 2007.
47 years
45 years

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In U.S. dollars, about how much does the winning team take home?
$28 million
$17 million
It is a solid payday but the competition is fierce.
$5 million

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Which team holds the record for the most goalless draws?
AC Milan
The record is 21 and was matched by Manchester United.
Read Madrid
AS Roma

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What's the record for minutes played without allowing a goal?
722
853
995
Arsenal FC thwarted opponents often in 2005-2006.

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In order to permanently keep a full-size copy of the trophy, how many consecutive titles must a club win?
three
The UEFA always keeps the original, no matter how many titles a team might earn.
four
five

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How many clubs have won three consecutive titles, and thus, the privilege of receiving a replica trophy?
three
five
six
They include Barcelona, Liverpool, Milan, Ajax, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid.

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Which club set the mark for consecutive defeats?
GNK Dinamo Zagreb
FC Spartak Moskva
RSC Anderlecht
The record is 12, set from 2003 to 2005

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Which English team has the greatest number of titles?
Arsenal FC
Chelsea FC
Manchester United FC
The team has won three.

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What's Lionel Messi's record for goals in one game, set in 2012?
four
five
He drove in the last one in minute 84, just for good measure.
six

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For one team, what is the highest number of goals scored in a season?
45
FC Barcelona was the team that set the record in 1999-00.
52
67

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How many successive team wins did Manchester United have from 2006 to 2008?
10
12
This is still the record for the greatest number of consecutive home wins.
14

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Who was the top goal scorer in the 2002-03 season?
Raúl González
Andriy Shevchenko
Ruud van Nistelrooy
He scored 12 goals in only nine appearances.

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You Got:
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