College Football Trivia Questions Quiz

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  • 1. 
    From what source did the fathers of American college football take their first official rules?
    • A. 

      Football Code Of Mexico

    • B. 

      Rugby Union Code Of England

    • C. 

      Football Code Of Canada

    • D. 

      Rugby Union Code Of China

  • 2. 
    What was the highest yards-per-game average for a Division 1A player in 2004?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      30.65

    • C. 

      99

    • D. 

      187.91

  • 3. 
    What was the second-highest yards-per-game average for a Division 1A player in 2003?
    • A. 

      182.33

    • B. 

      988.09

    • C. 

      245.76

    • D. 

      1

  • 4. 
    What American President demanded that reforms be made in football to enhance players' safety?
    • A. 

      George Bush Sr.

    • B. 

      John F. Kennedy

    • C. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Bill Clinton

  • 5. 
    How many players were allowed on the field when college football began in the 1800's?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      4

  • 6. 
    How many college football rules were decided on when team leaders met on October 19, 1873?
    • A. 

      50 Rules

    • B. 

      12 Rules

    • C. 

      1 Rules

    • D. 

      100 Rules

  • 7. 
    In what year did Division 1A eliminate the possibility of tie games?
    • A. 

      2006

    • B. 

      1996

    • C. 

      1901

    • D. 

      1969

  • 8. 
    What popular college football tradition began at an American school in 1827?
    • A. 

      Bloody Sunday

    • B. 

      Bloody Monday

    • C. 

      Bloody Friday

    • D. 

      Bloody Tuesday

  • 9. 
    In college football, what is a common name for a pass that is made in desperation?
    • A. 

      We've Lost Pass

    • B. 

      Hail Mary Pass

    • C. 

      Help Me Pass

    • D. 

      Save Me Pass

  • 10. 
    Who wrote a memorial to Walter Camp in 1925?
    • A. 

      T.S. Eliot

    • B. 

      James Joyce

    • C. 

      Parke Davis

    • D. 

      Hunter S. Thompson

  • 11. 
    What was the highest yards-per-game average for a Division 1A player in 2003?
    • A. 

      192.09

    • B. 

      44.56

    • C. 

      54.72

    • D. 

      132.23

  • 12. 
    What college football term might describe an obviously delayed block at the thigh or below?
    • A. 

      Chop Block

    • B. 

      Thigh Block

    • C. 

      Knee Block

    • D. 

      Front Block

  • 13. 
    When a system of downs was first introduced, how many yards needed to be achieved in 3 downs?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      15

  • 14. 
    For how many years could an individual play college football in the early 1900's?
    • A. 

      As Many As He Wanted

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      Three

  • 15. 
    Since forward passing was illegal in the 1800's, what position did all of the backfielders play?
    • A. 

      Fullback

    • B. 

      Tight End

    • C. 

      Quarterback

    • D. 

      Running Back

  • 16. 
    What was the team passing offensive record for completions in Division 1A in 2006?
    • A. 

      444

    • B. 

      111

    • C. 

      222

    • D. 

      333

  • 17. 
    Which of the following penalties results in the offending team's loss of ten yards?
    • A. 

      Numbers Changed

    • B. 

      Marking Ball

    • C. 

      Offensive Pass Interference

    • D. 

      Home Team Delay

  • 18. 
    How long was a standard college football game halftime intermission in 1887?
    • A. 

      There Was No Intermission

    • B. 

      5 Minutes

    • C. 

      15 Minutes

    • D. 

      20 Minutes

  • 19. 
    What year did a college football player first pick up the ball during a soccer game and run with it?
    • A. 

      1823

    • B. 

      1900

    • C. 

      1921

    • D. 

      1999

  • 20. 
    In what decade did Walter Camp begin to revise the rules of football?
    • A. 

      1990's

    • B. 

      1820's

    • C. 

      1910's

    • D. 

      1880's

  • 21. 
    How many minutes are there in regulation time in a college football game?
    • A. 

      35

    • B. 

      90

    • C. 

      130

    • D. 

      60

  • 22. 
    Which of the following features of college football was added to the game in 1996?
    • A. 

      Halftime Shows

    • B. 

      Overtime

    • C. 

      Pre-Game Shows

    • D. 

      Forward Passing

  • 23. 
    Besides industry, what is often cited for being central in football's early success in Pittsburgh?
    • A. 

      The Population Was Violent

    • B. 

      They Had A Bad Baseball Team

    • C. 

      There Were A Lot Of Fields

    • D. 

      The Climate Was Right

  • 24. 
    In what year was it decided that players had to be marked by numbers on their front and back?
    • A. 

      1969

    • B. 

      1900

    • C. 

      1980

    • D. 

      1937

  • 25. 
    Approximately how much must a regulation football weigh in college football?
    • A. 

      15 Ounces

    • B. 

      10 Pounds

    • C. 

      15 Pounds

    • D. 

      3 Ounces