Kansas Jayhawks Football Quiz - 3

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  • 1. 

    In 1905, a Kansas player set a school record with a kickoff return touchdown of how many yards?

    • A.

      96 Yards

    • B.

      108 Yards

    • C.

      100 Yards

    • D.

      102 Yards

    Correct Answer
    B. 108 Yards
    Explanation
    In 1905, a Kansas player accomplished a remarkable feat by setting a school record with a kickoff return touchdown of 108 yards. This means that the player caught the ball in the end zone and ran the entire length of the field, evading defenders and reaching the opposing team's end zone. This exceptional play demonstrated the player's speed, agility, and skill in navigating through the opposing team's defense.

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  • 2. 

    In 2005, a Kansas player set a school record with how many punt return yards in a season?

    • A.

      234 Yards

    • B.

      257 Yards

    • C.

      336 Yards

    • D.

      398 Yards

    Correct Answer
    D. 398 Yards
    Explanation
    In 2005, a Kansas player set a school record with 398 punt return yards in a season. This means that throughout the season, this player accumulated a total of 398 yards on punt returns, surpassing the previous school record.

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  • 3. 

    Set in 1920, a Kansas Jayhawk player had how many team-record punt return yards in a game?

    • A.

      234 Yards

    • B.

      198 Yards

    • C.

      277 Yards

    • D.

      213 Yards

    Correct Answer
    C. 277 Yards
    Explanation
    In a game set in 1920, a Kansas Jayhawk player had a team-record of 277 punt return yards.

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  • 4. 

    What was the first year in which Kansas had a player make 25 tackles in a game?

    • A.

      1988

    • B.

      1984

    • C.

      1974

    • D.

      1995

    Correct Answer
    C. 1974
    Explanation
    In 1974, Kansas had a player who made 25 tackles in a game. This indicates that it was the first year in which this feat was achieved by a player from Kansas.

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  • 5. 

    How many times in the 1980's did Kansas have a player make 25 tackles in a game?

    • A.

      Five

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Four

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    B. Two
    Explanation
    In the 1980's, Kansas had a player make 25 tackles in a game on two occasions.

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  • 6. 

    In what year did a player become the first Kansas defensive back to have 127 tackles in a season?

    • A.

      1978

    • B.

      1963

    • C.

      1985

    • D.

      1992

    Correct Answer
    A. 1978
    Explanation
    In 1978, a player became the first Kansas defensive back to have 127 tackles in a season.

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  • 7. 

    In 2001, a Kansas player ended his career as Kansas's all-time quarterback sack leader with how many?

    • A.

      29 Sacks

    • B.

      18 Sack

    • C.

      21 Sacks

    • D.

      24 Sacks

    Correct Answer
    D. 24 Sacks
    Explanation
    In 2001, a Kansas player finished his career as the all-time quarterback sack leader for Kansas with 24 sacks. This means that throughout his time playing for Kansas, he successfully tackled the opposing team's quarterback 24 times, which is the highest number of sacks achieved by any player in the history of the Kansas football program.

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  • 8. 

    A record for most quarterback sacks by a Kansas player was set in 1997 with how many?

    • A.

      14.5 Sacks

    • B.

      9.5 Sacks

    • C.

      12 Sacks

    • D.

      18.5 Sacks

    Correct Answer
    A. 14.5 Sacks
    Explanation
    In 1997, a Kansas player set a record for the most quarterback sacks with 14.5. This means that throughout the season, the player successfully tackled the opposing team's quarterback behind the line of scrimmage 14.5 times, preventing them from making forward progress. This record demonstrates the player's exceptional skill and ability to disrupt the opposing team's offense.

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  • 9. 

    In 2005, a Kansas player set a team record with how many sacks in a game?

    • A.

      6 Sacks

    • B.

      8 Sacks

    • C.

      3 Sacks

    • D.

      5 Sacks

    Correct Answer
    D. 5 Sacks
    Explanation
    In 2005, a Kansas player set a team record with 5 sacks in a game. This means that during that particular game, the player successfully tackled the opposing team's quarterback behind the line of scrimmage 5 times. Sacks are an important defensive statistic in football, as they disrupt the opposing team's offensive plays and can result in loss of yards or turnover. Setting a team record with 5 sacks in a single game demonstrates exceptional performance and skill by the Kansas player.

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  • 10. 

    The Kansas record for interceptions in a season, set in 1942, is how many?

    • A.

      9 Interceptions

    • B.

      10 Interceptions

    • C.

      15 Interceptions

    • D.

      12 Interceptions

    Correct Answer
    B. 10 Interceptions
    Explanation
    In 1942, the Kansas football team set a record for interceptions in a season, with a total of 10 interceptions. This means that throughout the season, the Kansas defense was able to intercept the opposing team's passes 10 times, showcasing their strong defensive skills and ability to disrupt the opponent's offense.

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  • 11. 

    In what year did a Kansas player first have two interceptions in one game returned for a touchdown?

    • A.

      1997

    • B.

      1957

    • C.

      1977

    • D.

      1987

    Correct Answer
    A. 1997
    Explanation
    In 1997, a Kansas player achieved the feat of having two interceptions in one game returned for a touchdown. This suggests that prior to 1997, no Kansas player had ever accomplished this particular achievement.

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  • 12. 

    In which year did Kansas have a team best points per game average of 34.5?

    • A.

      1988

    • B.

      1968

    • C.

      1926

    • D.

      1997

    Correct Answer
    B. 1968
    Explanation
    In 1968, Kansas had a team best points per game average of 34.5.

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  • 13. 

    The 1960 Kansas defense set a team record by only giving up how many total yards per game?

    • A.

      187.2 YPG

    • B.

      192.3 YPG

    • C.

      178.4 YPG

    • D.

      167.3 YPG

    Correct Answer
    A. 187.2 YPG
    Explanation
    In 1960, the Kansas defense achieved a remarkable feat by only allowing an average of 187.2 yards per game. This means that their opponents were only able to gain a total of 187.2 yards on average in each game played. This record demonstrates the exceptional defensive skills and effectiveness of the Kansas team during that season.

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  • 14. 

    In which year did the Kansas defense give up a team best 7.8 points per game?

    • A.

      1983

    • B.

      1960

    • C.

      1947

    • D.

      1991

    Correct Answer
    B. 1960
    Explanation
    In 1960, the Kansas defense gave up a team best 7.8 points per game.

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  • 15. 

    The 1923 Kansas team set a school record with how many rushing yards in a game?

    • A.

      713 Yards

    • B.

      503 Yards

    • C.

      456 Yards

    • D.

      662 Yards

    Correct Answer
    D. 662 Yards
    Explanation
    The 1923 Kansas team holds the school record for the most rushing yards in a game, with a total of 662 yards. This means that during one particular game in 1923, the Kansas team collectively ran for a remarkable 662 yards, showcasing their exceptional rushing abilities.

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  • 16. 

    In what year did the Kansas offense establish a school record for passing yards in a single game?

    • A.

      1998

    • B.

      1993

    • C.

      2003

    • D.

      1985

    Correct Answer
    D. 1985
    Explanation
    In 1985, the Kansas offense set a school record for passing yards in a single game.

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  • 17. 

    How many times in 1953 did the Kansas defense hold an opponent to zero passing yards?

    • A.

      Five

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Six

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    B. Two
    Explanation
    In 1953, the Kansas defense managed to hold their opponents to zero passing yards on two occasions. This indicates that in two separate games, the Kansas defense successfully prevented the opposing team from gaining any yards through passing plays.

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  • 18. 

    How many school record consecutive home wins did Kansas have between 1908 and 1910?

    • A.

      17 Wins

    • B.

      15 Wins

    • C.

      12 Wins

    • D.

      13 Wins

    Correct Answer
    B. 15 Wins
    Explanation
    Kansas had a streak of 15 consecutive home wins between 1908 and 1910. This means that they won 15 home games in a row during this time period.

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  • 19. 

    How many shutouts did Kansas have in 1905?

    • A.

      Seven

    • B.

      Nine

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Five

    Correct Answer
    B. Nine
    Explanation
    In 1905, Kansas had a total of nine shutouts. This means that in nine games, Kansas prevented their opponents from scoring any points.

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  • 20. 

    Between 1904 and 1905, how many school record consecutive shutouts did Kansas have?

    • A.

      Four

    • B.

      Seven

    • C.

      Five

    • D.

      Nine

    Correct Answer
    B. Seven
    Explanation
    Between 1904 and 1905, Kansas had a total of seven consecutive shutouts in their school records. This means that for seven consecutive games during this time period, Kansas was able to prevent their opponents from scoring any points. This is a remarkable achievement and demonstrates the strong defensive capabilities of the Kansas team during that period.

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  • 21. 

    Kansas scored a team record of how many total points in the 2003 season?

    • A.

      347 Points

    • B.

      413 Points

    • C.

      384 Points

    • D.

      296 Points

    Correct Answer
    C. 384 Points
    Explanation
    In the 2003 season, the Kansas team scored a total of 384 points, which is a team record. This indicates that throughout the season, Kansas was able to consistently score a high number of points, contributing to their success.

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  • 22. 

    In 1947, how many points in a game set a Kansas school record?

    • A.

      75 Points

    • B.

      59 Points

    • C.

      86 Points

    • D.

      65 Points

    Correct Answer
    C. 86 Points
    Explanation
    In 1947, a Kansas school set a record by scoring 86 points in a game. This means that the team was able to score a significant number of points, surpassing any previous records set by the school. The high score of 86 points demonstrates the team's exceptional performance and offensive capabilities during that particular game.

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  • 23. 

    Kansas tied a school record in 2004 by scoring how many points in a single half?

    • A.

      31 Points

    • B.

      38 Points

    • C.

      49 Points

    • D.

      42 Points

    Correct Answer
    C. 49 Points
    Explanation
    In 2004, Kansas scored 49 points in a single half, which tied a school record. This means that the Kansas team was able to score a significant number of points in just one half of the game, showcasing their offensive prowess and ability to dominate their opponents. Scoring 49 points in a half is an impressive feat and demonstrates the team's skill and effectiveness on the basketball court.

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  • 24. 

    What was the first season in which Kansas forced eight turnovers in a game?

    • A.

      1989

    • B.

      1926

    • C.

      1973

    • D.

      1945

    Correct Answer
    B. 1926
    Explanation
    In 1926, Kansas had their first season in which they forced eight turnovers in a game.

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  • 25. 

    How many record fumbles did Kansas get in a 1949 game?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      12

    Correct Answer
    B. 7
    Explanation
    In a 1949 game, Kansas got 7 record fumbles.

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  • 26. 

    In what year did Kansas give up a record one first down in a game?

    • A.

      1946

    • B.

      1937

    • C.

      1919

    • D.

      1976

    Correct Answer
    B. 1937
    Explanation
    In 1937, Kansas gave up a record one first down in a game. This means that their defense was incredibly strong, allowing the opposing team to gain only one first down throughout the entire game. This is a remarkable achievement and showcases the exceptional performance of Kansas' defense during that particular year.

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