Sunday, February 1, 2004

Super Bowl trivia quiz



By The Associated Press

I - What was the name of the first "Super Bowl"? (5 points)

II - This is the second Super Bowl in Texas. Three states have hosted only one Super Bowl. Name them. (1 point each)

III - The winning team receives the Vince Lombardi Trophy. What is the name of the trophy presented to the MVP? (5 points)

IV - Dexter Jackson and Dwight Smith each had two interceptions for Tampa Bay in last year's Super Bowl. Who has the record for most interceptions in a Super Bowl? (5 points)

V - The last Super Bowl held in Houston was played where? (5 points)

VI - Which network has televised the most Super Bowls? (5 points)

a) ABC
b) CBS
c) FOX
d) NBC

VII - Carolina is making its first Super Bowl appearance. Name seven of the eight teams that have played in one Super Bowl. (1 point each)

VIII - Carolina has played in five overtime games this season. Has a Super Bowl ever gone into overtime? (5 points)

IX - Which Super Bowl received the highest TV rating? (5 points)

X - New England was outgained by St. Louis 427-267 in total yards and won. Name one of the three other Super Bowl champions to have fewer yards gained than its opponent. (5 points)

XI - Who scored the first points in Super Bowl history? (5 points)

a) Don Chandler
b) Curtis McClinton
c) Max McGee
d) Elijah Pitts

XII - Who scored the last touchdown in Super Bowl history? (5 points)

a) Dexter Jackson
b) Dwight Smith
c) Jerry Rice
d) Derrick Brooks

XIII - Steve Christie holds the record for the longest field goal in Super Bowl history, at 54 yards. Name the other two kickers with field goals of 50 yards or more. (5 points)

XIV - True or false, Rich Gannon's five interceptions set a record for the most by a quarterback in a Super Bowl. (5 points)

XV - Tampa Bay held Oakland to 19 yards rushing last year. Which team has the fewest yards rushing in a Super Bowl? (5 points)

XVI - Only one player has won the MVP while playing on the losing team. Who is he? (5 points)

XVII - Who holds the record for most career yards rushing in the Super Bowl? (5 points)

a) Franco Harris
b) Thurman Thomas
c) Emmitt Smith
d) Larry Csonka

XVIII - Which quarterback has won the most Super Bowl MVPs? (5 points)

a) Roger Staubach.
b) Troy Aikman.
c) Joe Montana.
d) Terry Bradshaw.

XIX - Who has the most sacks in a Super Bowl game? (5 points)

a) Simeon Rice
b) Reggie White
c) L.C. Greenwood
d) Dexter Manley

XX - Who has the longest run from scrimmage in Super Bowl history? (5 points)

a) Marcus Allen
b) Larry Csonka
c) John Riggins
d) Timmy Smith

BONUS - Which Super Bowl head coach played on an NBA championship team?


Answers

I - The AFL-NFL World Championship Game.

II - Arizona, Michigan, Minnesota.

III - Pete Rozelle Trophy.

IV - Rod Martin of Oakland had three vs. Philadelphia in 1981.

V - Rice Stadium. Miami beat Minnesota 23-7 in 1973.

VI - d) NBC. NBC has televised 15, CBS 14, ABC six and FOX three. This Super Bowl will be the 15th for CBS. CBS and NBC both televised the first Super Bowl.

VII - Atlanta, Baltimore Ravens, Chicago, N.Y. Jets, Philadelphia, San Diego, Tampa Bay and Tennessee.

VIII - No Super Bowl has made it to overtime.

IX - The 1982 Super Bowl between San Francisco and Cincinnati had a 49.1 rating.

X - 1982 San Francisco 49ers, 1996 Dallas Cowboys, 1998 Denver Broncos.

XI - c) Max McGee on a 37-yard pass from Bart Starr vs. Kansas City, 1967 Super Bowl.

XII - b) Dwight Smith, 50-yard interception return.

XIII - Jason Elam, Denver, 51 yards in 1998 and Jeff Wilkins, St. Louis, 50 yards in 2002.

XIV - True.

XV - New England. The Patriots gained only seven yards vs. Chicago in 1986.

XVI - Chuck Howley, Dallas in the 1971 Super Bowl.

XVII - Franco Harris, Pittsburgh, 354 yards in four games.

XVIII - c) Joe Montana, 3 (1982, 1985, 1990)

XIX - b) Reggie White, 3, Green Bay vs. New England in 1997.

XX - a) Marcus Allen, 74 yards, L.A. Raiders vs. Washington in 1984.

BONUS - Bud Grant, Minnesota. He was a backup forward on the 1949-50 Minneapolis Lakers championship team.




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