Soccer in Brazil

  1. The Brazilian passion ___ soccer is undeniable.
    b. for
    c. to
    d. on
  2. Soccer was first brought ___ Brazil ___ the British and Dutch sailors in the second half of the nineteenth century.
    a. to, for
    b. for, by
    c. to, by
    d. by, to
  3. Corinthians was ___ first British team that played in Brazil.
    a. a
    b. the
    c. an
  4. Nowadays Corinthians is one of ___ popular teams in Brazil.
    a. the most
    b. most
    c. more
    d. the more
  5. There's ___ doubt that soccer is the favorite sport in Brazil.
    a. any
    b. no
    d. not
  6. Wherever there's an open space, you'll find children and adults ___ a ball around.
    a. kick
    b.to kick
    d. kicked
  7. Brazil ___ the World Cup in 1958, 1962, 1970 and 1994.
    a. has won
    b.had won
  8. Pele, ___ became a legend in his own lifetime, helped to make soccer popular in the States.
    a. that
    d. whom
  9. Soccer coaching in Brazil usually begins ___ a very early age.
    a. in
    c. on
  10. Even though there are many good soccer players in Brazil, Pele ___ as the greatest Brazilian soccer player.
    a. is still recognized
    b.still recognized
    c.has still to recognize
  11. Some soccer teams include the name of the city or state ___ the team is based.
    a. which
    b.on which
    c.in where
  12. The team scoring the greatest number of points at the end of the ___ season wins the Championship Cup.
    a. playing
  13. Soccer coaches ___ teams are unsuccessful for a number of consecutive games, are likely to lose their jobs.
    a. who's
    c. whom
    d. that
  14. Brazilian soccer stars contracted by foreign clubs are bound to play in the Brazilian scratch team ___ an international competition is held.
    a. wherever
  15. Of the four World Cup matches that Pele participated in, Brazil ___ three of them.
    a. wins
    b.had won
    d.was won

Copyright (C) 1997 Vera Mello (vcqm@ruralsp.com.br)
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