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GamesAid Euro 2012 football quiz kicks off

Ben Parfitt
GamesAid Euro 2012 football quiz kicks off

With England about to embark on its Euro 2012 ‘adventure’ in just a few short hours, games charity GamesAid has kicked off its own Euro 2012 competition.

All you need to do to take part is donate £10 at GamesAid’s JustGiving page and then email your answers to the questions below to david.walker@live.co.uk.

And as an added sweetener, the first 200 respondents will get a code to download PC hit Football Manager 2012 for free. Sega has also offered a load of free swag that will be handed out to the best tipsters.

The questions are as follows:

Question 1. Who will win Euro 2012?

SCORE: 10 points for the correct answer.

Question 2. How will England fare?

Answer A. Knocked out in the Group Stages
Answer B. Knocked out in the Quarter Finals
Answer C. Knocked out in the Semi Finals
Answer D. Runners Up
Answer E. Winners

SCORE: 10 points for the correct answer. To honour your blind faith, a bonus of 1 point will be added to your score if you select option E, regardless of whether or not it is correct.

Question 3. How will Ireland fare?

Answer A. Knocked out in the Group Stages
Answer B. Knocked out in the Quarter Finals
Answer C. Knocked out in the Semi Finals
Answer D. Runners Up
Answer E. Winners

SCORE: 10 points for the correct answer. If you can prove that you are Irish, or have a dim and distant Irish relative, or own a green parrot, or drink Guinness, a bonus of 1 point will be added to your score if you select option E, regardless of whether or not it is correct. Proof of your Irishness claim will have to be provided with your entry.

Question 4. In total, how many goals will be scored during Euro 2012? (Goals scored in penalty shoot outs are not included)

HINT: There will be 31 matches played at Euro 2012. At the finals of Euro 2008, 77 goals were scored in 31 games.

Answer A. Less than 50
Answer B. 51 - 60
Answer C. 61 - 70
Answer D. 71 - 80
Answer E. 81 – 90
Answer F. More than 91

SCORE: 10 points for the correct answer.

Question 5. How many goals in total will England score throughout the tournament (Goals scored in penalty shoot outs are not included)?

SCORE: 10 points for the correct answer.

Question 6. How many goals in total will Ireland score throughout the tournament (Goals scored in penalty shoot outs are not included)?

SCORE: 10 points for the correct answer.

Question 7. Which team will score the most goals in a single match (Goals scored in penalty shoot outs are not included)?

SCORE: 10 points for the correct answer.

Question 8. Which player will win the Golden Boot award? (The player that scores the most goals throughout the tournament)

SCORE: 10 points for the correct answer.

Question 9. In total, how many red and yellow cards will be shown throughout the finals of Euro 2012?

HINT: There will be 31 matches played at Euro 2012. At the finals of Euro 2008, 125 cards were shown in 31 games.

Answer A. Less than 100
Answer B. 101 - 110
Answer C. 111 - 120
Answer D. 121 - 130
Answer E. 131 - 140
Answer F. 141 - 150
Answer G. More than 150

SCORE: 10 points for the correct answer.

Question 10. During the TV coverage of the Final, what colour shirt will the lead presenter on the BBC be wearing?

CLUE: This is likely to be Gary Lineker.

RULE: The predominant colour will be deemed to be correct. If the shirt is a ridiculous multi coloured affair, then Answer E would be correct. The judge’s decision on this answer will be final, no correspondence will be entered into.

Answer A. White
Answer B. Grey
Answer C. Blue
Answer D. Pink
Answer E. None of the above

SCORE: 10 points for the correct answer.

TIE BREAKER. In the event of a tie, the closest answer to the following question will be deemed the winner.

Question. If you were to add up the shirt numbers of the 22 players that start in the Final, what number would you get?

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