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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which Houston quarterback passed for 3,000+ yards for a second straight year in 2005?

    • A.

      Andre Ware

    • B.

      Kevin Kolb

    • C.

      David Klingler

    • D.

      Jason McKinley

    Correct Answer
    B. Kevin Kolb
    Explanation
    Kevin Kolb is the correct answer because he was the Houston quarterback who passed for 3,000+ yards for a second straight year in 2005. This means that in both the 2004 and 2005 seasons, Kolb achieved the milestone of throwing for over 3,000 yards.

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  • 2. 

    What Pac-10 team defeated Houston in the 2005 Cougars season opener?

    • A.

      Oregon

    • B.

      UCLA

    • C.

      Arizona

    • D.

      Stanford

    Correct Answer
    A. Oregon
    Explanation
    In the 2005 Cougars season opener, Oregon defeated Houston.

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  • 3. 

    Where did Houston's Kevin Kolb rank in Conference USA passing yardage in 2005?

    • A.

      Sixth

    • B.

      First

    • C.

      Third

    • D.

      Second

    Correct Answer
    D. Second
    Explanation
    In 2005, Kevin Kolb from Houston ranked second in Conference USA passing yardage. This means that he had the second highest number of passing yards among all the quarterbacks in the conference that year.

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  • 4. 

    Who was Houston's leading rusher in 2005?

    • A.

      Anthony Evans

    • B.

      Jackie Battle

    • C.

      Joffrey Reynolds

    • D.

      Ryan Gilbert

    Correct Answer
    D. Ryan Gilbert
    Explanation
    Ryan Gilbert was Houston's leading rusher in 2005.

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  • 5. 

    In 2006 the Houston Cougars won 10 football games for the first time since what year?

    • A.

      1976

    • B.

      1990

    • C.

      1979

    • D.

      1988

    Correct Answer
    B. 1990
    Explanation
    The Houston Cougars won 10 football games for the first time since 1990. This means that in the years following 1990, the team did not achieve the same level of success in terms of the number of games won. It is possible that the team faced challenges or had a period of decline after 1990, but in 2006 they were able to reach the 10-win mark again.

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  • 6. 

    What was the only Conference USA football team to defeat Houston in 2006?

    • A.

      SMU

    • B.

      Memphis

    • C.

      Rice

    • D.

      Southern Mississippi

    Correct Answer
    D. Southern Mississippi
    Explanation
    Southern Mississippi was the only Conference USA football team to defeat Houston in 2006. This can be inferred from the question, which asks for the team that defeated Houston in that specific year. Since SMU, Memphis, and Rice are not mentioned as possible correct answers, Southern Mississippi is the only logical choice.

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  • 7. 

    Houston's Cougars played in the 2006 Liberty Bowl for the first time since what year?

    • A.

      1984

    • B.

      2003

    • C.

      1988

    • D.

      1996

    Correct Answer
    D. 1996
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1996. This means that the Houston Cougars played in the Liberty Bowl for the first time since 1996.

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  • 8. 

    What team selected Houston Cougar quarterback Kevin Kolb in the 2007 NFL Draft?

    • A.

      Philadelphia Eagles

    • B.

      Pittsburgh Steelers

    • C.

      Green Bay Packers

    • D.

      Denver Broncos

    Correct Answer
    A. Philadelphia Eagles
    Explanation
    The Philadelphia Eagles selected Houston Cougar quarterback Kevin Kolb in the 2007 NFL Draft.

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  • 9. 

    Who coached the Houston Cougars in their 2007 Texas Bowl game against TCU?

    • A.

      Art Briles

    • B.

      Dana Dimel

    • C.

      Chris Thurmond

    • D.

      Kevin Sumlin

    Correct Answer
    C. Chris Thurmond
    Explanation
    Chris Thurmond coached the Houston Cougars in their 2007 Texas Bowl game against TCU.

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  • 10. 

    The Houston Cougars football team suffered its lone home loss of 2007 to which team?

    • A.

      Marshall

    • B.

      Rice

    • C.

      East Carolina

    • D.

      Colorado State

    Correct Answer
    C. East Carolina
    Explanation
    In 2007, the Houston Cougars football team had only one home loss, and it was against East Carolina.

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  • 11. 

    Who led the Houston Cougars in touchdown passes in 2007?

    • A.

      Kevin Kolb

    • B.

      Anthony Alridge

    • C.

      Blake Joseph

    • D.

      Case Keenum

    Correct Answer
    D. Case Keenum
    Explanation
    Case Keenum led the Houston Cougars in touchdown passes in 2007.

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  • 12. 

    For what reason did Art Briles not coach the Houston Cougars in the 2007 Texas Bowl?

    • A.

      Attended Mother's Funeral

    • B.

      Took New Job

    • C.

      Arrested For Jaywalking

    • D.

      Suffered Food Poisoning

    Correct Answer
    B. Took New Job
    Explanation
    Art Briles did not coach the Houston Cougars in the 2007 Texas Bowl because he took a new job.

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  • 13. 

    How many games did the Houston Cougars football team drop at home in 2008?

    • A.

      Three

    • B.

      One

    • C.

      Six

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    D. None
    Explanation
    In 2008, the Houston Cougars football team did not lose any games at home.

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  • 14. 

    What football team played the Houston Cougars twice in 2008?

    • A.

      Air Force

    • B.

      SMU

    • C.

      Rice

    • D.

      East Carolina

    Correct Answer
    A. Air Force
    Explanation
    In 2008, the Houston Cougars played the Air Force football team twice.

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  • 15. 

    How many Top 25 football teams did the Houston Cougars defeat in 2008?

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      One

    • C.

      None

    • D.

      Five

    Correct Answer
    A. Two
    Explanation
    In 2008, the Houston Cougars defeated two Top 25 football teams.

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  • 16. 

    In 2008, how many touchdowns did Houston quarterback Casey Keenum toss against Tulsa?

    • A.

      Six

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      None

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    A. Six
    Explanation
    In 2008, Houston quarterback Casey Keenum threw six touchdowns against Tulsa.

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  • 17. 

    Houston Cougar Casey Keenum threw how many first-half touchdowns in 2008's opener?

    • A.

      Six

    • B.

      Four

    • C.

      One

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    B. Four
    Explanation
    Casey Keenum, the Houston Cougar quarterback, threw four first-half touchdowns in the opener of the 2008 season. This suggests that Keenum had a strong and successful start to the game, showcasing his skill and ability to lead the team to score multiple touchdowns in the first half.

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  • 18. 

    Where did Houston Cougar quarterback Casey Keenum rank in NCAA passing yards in 2008?

    • A.

      10th

    • B.

      First

    • C.

      Second

    • D.

      Fifth

    Correct Answer
    C. Second
    Explanation
    Casey Keenum ranked second in NCAA passing yards in 2008.

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  • 19. 

    Who led the Houston Cougar football team in receiving yards in 2008?

    • A.

      Patrick Edwards

    • B.

      Mark Hafner

    • C.

      Tyron Carrier

    • D.

      L. J. Castile

    Correct Answer
    C. Tyron Carrier
    Explanation
    Tyron Carrier led the Houston Cougar football team in receiving yards in 2008.

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  • 20. 

    What was the Houston Cougars football record in 2000?

    • A.

      0-11

    • B.

      42071

    • C.

      42189

    • D.

      42249

    Correct Answer
    B. 42071
  • 21. 

    How many consecutive football games did Houston lose to end the 2000 NCAA season?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      Seven

    • C.

      Two

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    D. Four
    Explanation
    Houston lost four consecutive football games to end the 2000 NCAA season.

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  • 22. 

    The 2001 Houston Cougars football season was their worst showing since what year?

    • A.

      1949

    • B.

      1994

    • C.

      1999

    • D.

      1982

    Correct Answer
    B. 1994
    Explanation
    The 2001 Houston Cougars football season was their worst showing since 1994. This means that in the years following 1994, the team had better performances.

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  • 23. 

    What football team handed the Houston Cougars their worst defeat in 2001?

    • A.

      Cincinnati

    • B.

      Georgia

    • C.

      Memphis

    • D.

      Southern Mississippi

    Correct Answer
    D. Southern Mississippi
    Explanation
    In 2001, the Houston Cougars faced Southern Mississippi, who handed them their worst defeat.

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  • 24. 

    Who was the only Houston Cougar selected in the 2003 NFL Draft?

    • A.

      Nick Eddy

    • B.

      David Klingler

    • C.

      Kevin Kolb

    • D.

      Hanik Milligan

    Correct Answer
    D. Hanik Milligan
    Explanation
    Hanik Milligan was the only Houston Cougar selected in the 2003 NFL Draft. This means that out of the four options given, he is the only player who was chosen in the draft from the University of Houston. The other three players listed, Nick Eddy, David Klingler, and Kevin Kolb, were not selected in the 2003 NFL Draft.

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  • 25. 

    In what position did the Houston Cougars finish in the 2002 C-USA football standings?

    • A.

      Fifth

    • B.

      First

    • C.

      Second

    • D.

      Eighth

    Correct Answer
    D. Eighth
    Explanation
    The Houston Cougars finished in the eighth position in the 2002 C-USA football standings.

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  • 26. 

    Houston Cougar quarterback Kevin Kolb originally committed to attending what school?

    • A.

      Oklahoma State

    • B.

      Florida State

    • C.

      Texas

    • D.

      Penn State

    Correct Answer
    A. Oklahoma State
    Explanation
    Kevin Kolb originally committed to attending Oklahoma State.

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  • 27. 

    What offensive position did Rex Hadnot, Houston's 2004 NFL Draftee, play in 2003?

    • A.

      Center

    • B.

      Quarterback

    • C.

      Fullback

    • D.

      Tight End

    Correct Answer
    A. Center
    Explanation
    Rex Hadnot, Houston's 2004 NFL Draftee, played the position of Center in 2003.

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  • 28. 

    How many touchdowns did Houston Cougars quarterback Kevin Kolb throw in 2004?

    • A.

      11

    • B.

      35

    • C.

      28

    • D.

      17

    Correct Answer
    A. 11
    Explanation
    In 2004, Houston Cougars quarterback Kevin Kolb threw a total of 11 touchdowns.

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  • 29. 

    What two teams finished with worse C-USA football records than Houston in 2004?

    • A.

      Cincinnati And Memphis

    • B.

      Army And East Carolina

    • C.

      UAB And South Florida

    • D.

      TCU And Tulane

    Correct Answer
    B. Army And East Carolina
    Explanation
    In 2004, Houston had a better C-USA football record than both Army and East Carolina. This means that Army and East Carolina finished with worse records than Houston in that year.

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  • 30. 

    A loss in 2005's Fort Worth Bowl marked how many consecutive bowl losses for Houston?

    • A.

      Six

    • B.

      Seven

    • C.

      Two

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    A. Six
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Six. This means that Houston had lost six consecutive bowl games leading up to the 2005 Fort Worth Bowl.

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  • 31. 

    What was the Houston Cougars record against football teams from Texas in 2005?

    • A.

      42037

    • B.

      42064

    • C.

      0-3

    • D.

      42007

    Correct Answer
    A. 42037
  • 32. 

    What was the only football team to defeat the Houston Cougars in Houston in 2006?

    • A.

      Tulane

    • B.

      Grambling State

    • C.

      Louisiana-Lafayette

    • D.

      Oklahoma State

    Correct Answer
    C. Louisiana-Lafayette
    Explanation
    In 2006, the Houston Cougars were defeated by Louisiana-Lafayette in Houston. This means that Louisiana-Lafayette was the only football team to successfully defeat the Houston Cougars in their home city during that year.

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  • 33. 

    How many interceptions did Kevin Kolb throw in 2006 for the Houston Cougars?

    • A.

      None

    • B.

      27

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    D. Four
    Explanation
    Kevin Kolb threw four interceptions in 2006 for the Houston Cougars.

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  • 34. 

    What was Chris Thurmond's job title with the 2007 Houston Cougars football team?

    • A.

      Cornerbacks Coach

    • B.

      Special Teams Coach

    • C.

      Offensive Coordinator

    • D.

      Defensive Coordinator

    Correct Answer
    A. Cornerbacks Coach
    Explanation
    Chris Thurmond's job title with the 2007 Houston Cougars football team was Cornerbacks Coach.

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  • 35. 

    Houston's 2007 Texas Bowl defeat marked how many consecutive losses in bowl games for the Cougars?

    • A.

      14

    • B.

      Eight

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    B. Eight
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Eight. The question is asking about the number of consecutive losses in bowl games for the Cougars. This means that the Cougars had lost eight consecutive bowl games before their defeat in the 2007 Texas Bowl.

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  • 36. 

    In 2008 the Houston Cougars won a bowl game for the first time in how many years?

    • A.

      28

    • B.

      15

    • C.

      22

    • D.

      10

    Correct Answer
    A. 28
    Explanation
    The Houston Cougars won a bowl game in 2008 after a gap of 28 years. This means that the last time they had won a bowl game was 28 years prior to 2008.

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  • 37. 

    Before 2008, when did the Houston Cougars football team last win all its home games?

    • A.

      1973

    • B.

      1990

    • C.

      1979

    • D.

      2001

    Correct Answer
    B. 1990
    Explanation
    The Houston Cougars football team last won all its home games in 1990. This means that in the seasons between 1990 and 2008, they were unable to win all their home games.

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  • 38. 

    How many points did the Houston Cougars score in a 2008 football game against Tulsa?

    • A.

      63

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      70

    • D.

      Three

    Correct Answer
    C. 70
    Explanation
    In a 2008 football game against Tulsa, the Houston Cougars scored a total of 70 points.

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  • 39. 

    How many interceptions did Houston Cougar Loyce Means have in 2008 against Tulsa?

    • A.

      Three

    • B.

      Seven

    • C.

      Five

    • D.

      Two

    Correct Answer
    A. Three
    Explanation
    Loyce Means, a Houston Cougar player, had three interceptions in the game against Tulsa in 2008.

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  • 40. 

    Prior to 2008, when did Houston's NCAA football team last score 70 points in a game?

    • A.

      1991

    • B.

      1986

    • C.

      1996

    • D.

      1968

    Correct Answer
    A. 1991
    Explanation
    Houston's NCAA football team last scored 70 points in a game in 1991. This means that it has been more than 17 years since they achieved such a high score.

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