How Well Do You Know Your BYU Cougars?

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BYU Cougars Quizzes & Trivia

How well do you know your BYU sports trivia? Some would think very well, but maybe you only know that the girl who wrote the Twilight series went there. And if that's true, you don't know very much about BYU.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many National Championships have the BYU Cougars won?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      11

    • D. 

      10

    • E. 

      8

  • 2. 
    How many players were selected in the NFL draft from BYU’s National Championship team in 1984?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      13

    • D. 

      12

    • E. 

      17

  • 3. 
    Who wrote the BYU fight song?
    • A. 

      Bronco Mendenhall

    • B. 

      Todd Christensen

    • C. 

      Neil Diamond

    • D. 

      Clyde D. Sandgren

  • 4. 
    In 1929 BYU’s mascot was a live cougar.  Two live cougars escaped from their cage on the south side of campus.  How many dogs did they kill?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      0

    • D. 

      1

    • E. 

      4

  • 5. 
    Which Track and field coach at BYU participated in the Olympics as an athlete?
    • A. 

      Craig Poole

    • B. 

      Mark Robison

    • C. 

      Ed Eyestone

    • D. 

      Patrick Shane

  • 6. 
    Which BYU athletic facility would be the best place to spend the night?
    • A. 

      Smith Fieldhouse

    • B. 

      Miller Park

    • C. 

      Marriott Center

    • D. 

      Edwards Stadium

  • 7. 
    Which Cougar holds the record for most touchdown passes thrown in a season with 47?
    • A. 

      Ty Detmer, 1990

    • B. 

      Jim McMahon, 1980

    • C. 

      Ty Detmer, 1991

    • D. 

      Steve young, 1983

  • 8. 
    Which one of these people did NOT attend BYU.
    • A. 

      Aaron Eckart

    • B. 

      Jon Heder

    • C. 

      J. Willard Marriott

    • D. 

      Mathew Modine

    • E. 

      Ken Jennings

  • 9. 
    Which player finished his BYU basketball career with the most assists?
    • A. 

      Matt Montague

    • B. 

      Danny Ainge

    • C. 

      Nathan Call

    • D. 

      Marty Haws

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Jim McMahon vs Utah 1981

    • B. 

      Robbie Bosco at New Mexico 1985

    • C. 

      Ty Detmer at San Diego State, 1991

    • D. 

      John Walsh at Utah State, 1993

  • 11. 
    Who is Jimmer Fredette’s favorite actor?
    • A. 

      Will Ferrell

    • B. 

      Wilford Brimley

    • C. 

      Tom Hanks

    • D. 

      Denzel Washington

    • E. 

      Gary Coleman

  • 12. 
    BYU soccer player Katie Fellows-Hodgkiss is married to which BYU football player?
    • A. 

      Max Hall

    • B. 

      Austin Collie

    • C. 

      Corby Hodgkiss

    • D. 

      Harvey Unga

  • 13. 
    BYU’s mascot shares the same first name with what famous sitcom character?
    • A. 

      Fonzarelli (Happy Days)

    • B. 

      Gravas (Taxi),

    • C. 

      Malone (Cheers),

    • D. 

      Kramer (Senfied)

  • 14. 
    Who holds the record for the most passing yards in a single game?
    • A. 

      Jim McMahon vs Utah 1981

    • B. 

      Ty Detmer at San Diego State, 1991

    • C. 

      John Walsh at Utah State, 1993

    • D. 

      Robbie Bosco at New Mexico 1985

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      The mountain was already called Y Mountain, so they couldn’t put a B and U on it.

    • B. 

      It was the first letter to go up, then they got tired and just quit.

    • C. 

      The B and the U were destroyed during the great storm of 1925

    • D. 

      Steve Young put the "Y" on the mountain to stand for Brigham Young and Steve Young.