Welcome to the World Soccer quiz of 2014. We begin with Round 1 on the World Cup in Brazil.

Each day, for the next ten days, we will bring you a further 10 questions per day on a football theme from the last 12 months.

Round 1. World Cup

How much can you remember about the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil?

  1. Which player scored the first goal at the 2014 World Cup finals?
  2. How many matches were decided by a penalty shoot-out?
  3. Which player broke the record for most goals scored by an individual in World Cup finals history?
  4. Which player scored in all three of Argentina’s group matches?
  5. Which country knocked out Nigeria in the Round of 16?
  6. What was the total number of goals scored (excluding penalty shoot-outs) in the four quarter-final matches?
  7. Which venue staged the semi-final in which Germany thrashed Brazil 7-1?
  8. How many goals did defending champions Spain concede?
  9. Name the only two England players named in their registered 23-man squad who did not get any game time during the tournament?
  10. Who were the only team in the tournament who Germany failed to beat?

Answers will appear on Friday January, 2, 2015