A Quiz About The Legendary Air Jordan

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A Quiz About The Legendary Air Jordan - Quiz

Modern sneaker culture had its roots in the air; the original Air Jordan was released in 1985 beside cool Converse. These shoes were exclusively produced for Michael Jordan by Nike and have been produced under his name over the years that followed. Did you own a pair of these shoes when you were young? Let’s see how much you know about the brand by taking this test!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was the first Air Jordan sneaker released?

    • A.

      1984

    • B.

      1985

    • C.

      1986

    • D.

      2012

    Correct Answer
    B. 1985
    Explanation
    The first Air Jordan sneaker was released in 1985.

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  • 2. 

    Why was the Air Jordan 1 banned by the NBA?

    • A.

      It did not conform to the dress code.

    • B.

      It was considered having the devil's colors.

    • C.

      Adidas had an exclusive contract with the NBA.

    • D.

      Players were not allowed to have signature shoes.

    Correct Answer
    A. It did not conform to the dress code.
    Explanation
    The Air Jordan 1 was banned by the NBA because it did not conform to the dress code. The NBA had strict regulations on the colors of the players' shoes, which required them to be predominantly white. However, the Air Jordan 1 featured bold and vibrant colors that went against these regulations. As a result, Michael Jordan was fined every time he wore the shoes during games. This ban actually helped to increase the popularity of the Air Jordan brand, as it created a sense of rebellion and uniqueness around the shoes.

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  • 3. 

    Which Air Jordan was the only shoe made in Italy?

    • A.

      Air Jordan II

    • B.

      Air Jordan III

    • C.

      Air Jordan IV

    • D.

      Air Jordan V

    Correct Answer
    A. Air Jordan II
    Explanation
    The Air Jordan II was the only shoe in the Air Jordan line that was made in Italy. This shoe was designed by Bruce Kilgore and released in 1986. It featured a more luxurious design compared to its predecessor, with premium materials such as Italian leather used in its construction. The Air Jordan II also introduced the iconic "wings" logo and the first-ever midsole with a visible Air unit. Its Italian craftsmanship and high-quality materials set it apart from the other Air Jordan models, making it a unique addition to the line.

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  • 4. 

    How many Air Jordan's have been designed after planes?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    C. 3
    Explanation
    Air Jordan V, Air Jordan XV and Air Jordan XXII

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  • 5. 

    Michael Jordan's career high in points was...

    • A.

      66

    • B.

      67

    • C.

      68

    • D.

      69

    Correct Answer
    D. 69
    Explanation
    Michael Jordan's career high in points was 69. This means that at some point in his career, he scored a total of 69 points in a single game. This is an impressive feat, as it requires exceptional skill and performance on the basketball court. Jordan's career high in points showcases his dominance and ability to score at a high level.

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  • 6. 

    What did Michael Jordan's "Love of the Game" clause enable him to do?

    • A.

      Gave him the ability to receive 3 technical fouls.

    • B.

      Gave him final say on any trades by the Bulls.

    • C.

      Play pick-up games anywhere, at any time.

    • D.

      Select his number first for the Olympic team.

    Correct Answer
    C. Play pick-up games anywhere, at any time.
    Explanation
    Michael Jordan's "Love of the Game" clause enabled him to play pick-up games anywhere, at any time. This clause allowed him to continue playing basketball outside of official NBA games and practices, giving him the freedom to enjoy the sport he loved whenever and wherever he wanted.

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  • 7. 

    Which R&B group was given early pairs of the Air Jordan XI?

    • A.

      Jagged Edge

    • B.

      Boyz II Men

    • C.

      Blackstreet

    • D.

      All-4-One

    Correct Answer
    B. Boyz II Men
    Explanation
    Boyz II Men was given early pairs of the Air Jordan XI.

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  • 8. 

    What year did Air Jordan become its own brand under Nike?

    • A.

      1996

    • B.

      1997

    • C.

      1998

    • D.

      1999

    Correct Answer
    C. 1998
    Explanation
    In 1998, Air Jordan became its own brand under Nike. This means that it was in this year that Air Jordan, which was previously a subsidiary of Nike, became an independent brand. This move allowed Air Jordan to have more autonomy and control over its products and marketing strategies.

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  • 9. 

    The Air Jordan XVIII was inspired by what sports car?

    • A.

      Lamborghini Murcielago

    • B.

      Porsche 911

    • C.

      Ferrari Roadster

    • D.

      Bugatti Veyron

    Correct Answer
    A. Lamborghini Murcielago
    Explanation
    The Air Jordan XVIII was inspired by the Lamborghini Murcielago sports car. The design elements of the shoe, such as the sleek lines and aggressive aesthetics, draw inspiration from the iconic car. The Murcielago is known for its powerful performance and luxurious design, which resonated with the Air Jordan brand and its desire to create a high-performance and stylish basketball shoe.

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  • 10. 

    Which Air Jordan contained a special cipher that can only be viewed under black light?

    • A.

      Air Jordan XX

    • B.

      Air Jordan XXI

    • C.

      Air Jordan XXII

    • D.

      Air Jordan XXIII

    Correct Answer
    B. Air Jordan XXI
    Explanation
    "Age for it shall be within the four-stage journey of the Air Jordan XXI that the code shall be revealed to those who seek the Jordan code in your honor have we hidden this mess"

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