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Stade de Gerland: Quiz


Question 1: In 1912, the stadium was officially mandated and local ________ Tony Garnier was given the reins to designing and constructing it.
ConstructionDesign-bid-buildArchitectArchitectural engineering

Question 2: Further renovations were needed to prepare the stadium for the ________, as by that time FIFA had mandated that all stadiums used for international matches, including the World Cup, had to be all-seated.
1998 FIFA World Cup squads1998 FIFA World Cup2002 FIFA World CupFIFA World Cup goalscorers

Question 3: The record attendance for a ________ match is 48,552 for a derby match between Olympique Lyonnais and AS Saint-Étienne in 1982.
Ligue 1 2008–09Ligue 12009–10 Ligue 1Trophées UNFP du football

Question 4: The stadia originally had a ________ track, but was removed in order to increased the seating capacity to 50,000.
BicycleCyclingSustainable transportUtility cycling

Question 5: The Stade de Gerland (or Stade Gerland) is the principal sporting hub of the city of ________.

Question 6: In ________, the mayor of Lyon, Edouard Herriot, came up with the idea to develop and build a sports stadia with an athletics track and a velodrome in the city.

Question 7: Situated in the Gerland quarter, it is presently used by French professional football club ________.
Olympique de MarseilleFC Girondins de BordeauxOlympique Lyonnais season 2008–09Olympique Lyonnais

Question 8: Since 1950 the stadium has been home to French professional football club Olympique Lyonnais Olympique Lyonnais who play in ________, France's highest football division.
2009–10 Ligue 1Trophées UNFP du footballLigue 1 2008–09Ligue 1

Question 9: The stadium is listed as a 4-star stadium by UEFA's standards and has hosted matches for the 1972 Rugby League World Cup, UEFA Euro 1984, the ________, and the 2007 Rugby World Cup.
2002 FIFA World Cup1998 FIFA World Cup squads1998 FIFA World CupFIFA World Cup goalscorers

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