Bing Turbocharge Quiz Answers – Jul 4 (Rugby Knowledge)

The following questions are from the “Microsoft Rewards Bing Turbocharge Quiz” for 7-4-2024. Let us know in the comments if you find the wrong answer to any question!!!

A quick scrum of Rugby knowledge

Question 1: Which country has won the most Rugby Union World Cups?

  • New Zealand
  • South Africa
  • Australia

Correct Answer: South Africa

Fact: South Africa has won the most Rugby Union World Cups, with four titles as of 2023 (1995, 2007, 2019, and 2023). New Zealand follows closely with three titles (1987, 2011, and 2015). Australia has also been a strong contender, winning twice (1991 and 1999).

Question 2: What is the trophy awarded to the winner of the Rugby Union World Cup called?

  • The Webb Ellis Cup
  • The Bledisloe Cup
  • The Challengers Cup

Correct Answer: The Webb Ellis Cup

Fact: The trophy awarded to the winner of the Rugby Union World Cup is called the ‘Webb Ellis Cup’. Named after William Webb Ellis, who is often credited with inventing the game of rugby, this gold-plated trophy has been awarded to the winning team since the inaugural World Cup in 1987.

Question 3: In rugby, what is the term for the player who wears the number 9 jersey?

  • Fullback
  • Fly-half
  • Scrum-half

Correct Answer: Scrum-half

Fact: In rugby, the player wearing the number 9 jersey is known as the ‘scrum-half’. This key position serves as a vital link between the forwards and the backs, distributing the ball from scrums, rucks, and mauls, and often acting as a primary decision-maker in both attack and defense.

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