Rugby World Cup 2019 Mega Quiz

Answer multiple choice questions from the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan
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Options order will be randomised each time
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Last updated: May 6, 2020
First submittedMay 6, 2020
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1. Who won the tournament?
New Zealand
South Africa
The Springboks were 32-12 victors over the English
2. Who was the top try scorer?
Jonny May
Makazole Mapimpi
Jacob Stockdale
Josh Adams
The Welshman crossed the tryline seven times
3. Which two nations contested the final?
New Zealand and Wales
England and Wales
England and South Africa
New Zealand and South Africa
It was a repeat of the 2007 final, in which the Springboks were also triumphant
4. Which two nations contested the opening match?
Japan and Scotland
Japan and Ireland
Japan and Russia
Japan and Samoa
The hosts were 30-10 victors, including a hat trick from Japanese winger Kotaro Matsushima
5. Who scored the first try of the tournament?
Kotaro Matsushima
Kirill Golosnitsky
Josua Tuisova
Yu Tamura
The Russian scored his nation’s only try of the tournament
6. Which city hosted the final?
The International Stadium also hosted five other matches, including both semi-finals
7. How many matches were cancelled due to the Typhoon Hagibis?
England v France, New Zealand v Italy and Namibia v Canada were all called-off
8. How many nations failed to win a match at the tournament?
Russia, USA, *Namibia and *Canada. *The latter two teams only played three pool matches due to Typhoon Hagibis
9. What was special about South Africa’s win?
They were the first nation to win the tournament on three occasions
It was the first time a nation had won the tournament after losing a pool match
Fewest tries conceded in a tournament by the winner
It was the biggest margin of victory in a RWC final
The Springboks lost 23-13 to the All Blacks in their opening match
10. New Zealand defeated Wales by what scoreline in the Bronze Final?
It was the first time the All Blacks hadn’t won the tournament since 2007, having won both the 2011 and 2015 editions
11. How many nations competed at the tournament?
Split into four groups of five, in which has been the format since 2003
12. Who was the top points scorer?
Beauden Barrett
Owen Farrell
Dan Biggar
Handré Poland
The South African racked up 69 points, including 22 in the final
13. Which referee hosted the final?
Jérôme Garces
Romain Poite
Nigel Owens
Wayne Barnes
Garces became the first Frenchman to officiate a RWC final
14. Which two nations qualified from Pool A?
Ireland and Samoa
Ireland and Scotland
Japan and Scotland
Japan and Ireland
The hosts defeated the Irish 19-12 to top the pool
15. Which two nations qualified from Pool B?
New Zealand and South Africa
New Zealand and Namibia
South Africa and Italy
New Zealand and Italy
The Springboks went on to win the tournament, despite finishing second in the pool
16. Which two nations qualified from Pool C?
France and Tonga
England and Argentina
England and France
France and Argentina
The match between the top two was cancelled due to Typhoon Hagibis
17. Which two nations qualified from Pool D?
Wales and Australia
Australia and Georgia
Australia and Fiji
Wales and Fiji
It was the first time Wales had finished top of a pool in the current format
18. How many red card were shown during the tournament?
John Quill of the USA was the first player to be shown red at RWC 2019
19. Which nation failed to qualify for a RWC for the first time in 2019?
Cote d’Ivoire
Romania, along with Spain and Belgium, were docked points for fielding ineligible players in qualifying
20. How many drop goals were scored at RWC 2019?
Rhys Patchell, Dan Biggar, Camille Lopez, Yuri Kushnarev, Stuart Hogg, Handré Pollard
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