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  • 1. 

    How many points-per-game did the Indiana Hoosier defense give up in six of their seven 2005 season losses?

    • A.

      41 Points

    • B.

      31 Points

    • C.

      112 Points

    • D.

      12 Points

    Correct Answer
    A. 41 Points
    Explanation
    In six of their seven 2005 season losses, the Indiana Hoosier defense gave up 41 points per game.

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  • 2. 

    After the filming of what movie was the original Memorial Stadium torn down?

    • A.

      Citizen Kane

    • B.

      Friday Night Lights

    • C.

      Rudy

    • D.

      Breaking Away

    Correct Answer
    D. Breaking Away
    Explanation
    The original Memorial Stadium was torn down after the filming of the movie "Breaking Away".

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  • 3. 

    In what year was Indiana University founded?

    • A.

      1820

    • B.

      1880

    • C.

      1840

    • D.

      1860

    Correct Answer
    A. 1820
    Explanation
    Indiana University was founded in 1820.

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  • 4. 

    How many fans could the original Memorial Stadium seat for an Indiana Hoosiers game?

    • A.

      100000

    • B.

      10000

    • C.

      22000

    • D.

      50000

    Correct Answer
    C. 22000
    Explanation
    The original Memorial Stadium could seat 22,000 fans for an Indiana Hoosiers game.

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  • 5. 

    In what season did the Indiana Hoosiers as a team make the least amount of rushing attempts?

    • A.

      1922

    • B.

      1948

    • C.

      2006

    • D.

      1899

    Correct Answer
    B. 1948
    Explanation
    In the season of 1948, the Indiana Hoosiers made the least amount of rushing attempts as a team.

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  • 6. 

    On what day did the Indiana Hoosiers football team begin their 2007 fall practices?

    • A.

      January 31st

    • B.

      March 10th

    • C.

      June 1st

    • D.

      August 6th

    Correct Answer
    D. August 6th
    Explanation
    The Indiana Hoosiers football team began their 2007 fall practices on August 6th.

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  • 7. 

    By what margin did the Indiana Hoosiers win the important holiday game that occurred on December 21, 1979?

    • A.

      21-0

    • B.

      42191

    • C.

      38-0

    • D.

      38-37

    Correct Answer
    D. 38-37
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 38-37. This indicates that the Indiana Hoosiers won the important holiday game by a margin of one point.

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  • 8. 

    How many straight conference losses had the Indiana Hoosiers had before their November 23, 1996 win?

    • A.

      25 Losses

    • B.

      15 Losses

    • C.

      30 Losses

    • D.

      20 Losses

    Correct Answer
    B. 15 Losses
    Explanation
    Before their November 23, 1996 win, the Indiana Hoosiers had 15 straight conference losses.

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  • 9. 

    Why were the Indiana Hoosiers football players late for their 1973 opening game?

    • A.

      They Were Afraid

    • B.

      They Slept In

    • C.

      They Couldn't Get Past The Crowd

    • D.

      They Forgot About It

    Correct Answer
    C. They Couldn't Get Past The Crowd
    Explanation
    The Indiana Hoosiers football players were late for their 1973 opening game because they couldn't get past the crowd. This suggests that there was a large number of people blocking their way, making it difficult for them to reach the game on time.

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  • 10. 

    Who wrote that the Indiana Hoosiers biggest rivals were in the "proper sphere in State football circles, just below Indiana"?

    • A.

      1909 Arbutus

    • B.

      1909 Time Magazine

    • C.

      The New York Times

    • D.

      1969 Sports Illustrated

    Correct Answer
    A. 1909 Arbutus
  • 11. 

    In what city do the Indiana Hoosiers play football?

    • A.

      Bloomington

    • B.

      Anderson

    • C.

      Auburn

    • D.

      Merrillville

    Correct Answer
    A. Bloomington
    Explanation
    The Indiana Hoosiers play football in Bloomington.

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  • 12. 

    In 1987, the Indiana Hoosier's single season sacks record was set by a player at what number?

    • A.

      14

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      11

    Correct Answer
    A. 14
    Explanation
    In 1987, a player from the Indiana Hoosiers set the single season sacks record at 14. This means that throughout the entire season, this player successfully tackled the opposing team's quarterback behind the line of scrimmage 14 times. This record demonstrates the player's exceptional skill and ability to disrupt the opposing team's offense.

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  • 13. 

    On what day did an Indiana Hoosier set a then-Division 1A record for most career touchdowns by scoring his 60th?

    • A.

      January 5th, 1954

    • B.

      September 1st, 1991

    • C.

      October 18th, 1983

    • D.

      November 4th, 1989

    Correct Answer
    D. November 4th, 1989
  • 14. 

    In 1977, the Indiana Hoosiers set their season record for most field goals made by an individual at what number?

    • A.

      10 Field Goals

    • B.

      19 Field Goals

    • C.

      15 Field Goals

    • D.

      20 Field Goals

    Correct Answer
    A. 10 Field Goals
    Explanation
    In 1977, the Indiana Hoosiers set their season record for most field goals made by an individual at 10.

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  • 15. 

    On October 5, 2005, a Hoosier set the team's all-time record for single-game pass completions at what amount?

    • A.

      37 Pass Completions

    • B.

      87 Pass Completions

    • C.

      26 Pass Completions

    • D.

      19 Pass Completions

    Correct Answer
    A. 37 Pass Completions
    Explanation
    On October 5, 2005, a Hoosier set the team's all-time record for single-game pass completions at 37. This means that during that particular game, the Hoosier successfully completed 37 passes, which is the highest number of pass completions in a single game in the team's history.

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  • 16. 

    How many games did the Indiana Hoosiers football team lose in the 1960 season, their first in the new Memorial Stadium?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      0

    • D.

      12

    Correct Answer
    B. 7
    Explanation
    In the 1960 season, the Indiana Hoosiers football team lost 7 games. This information is given in the answer choice itself.

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  • 17. 

    What was the total win-loss record for the 1905 Indiana Hoosier football team?

    • A.

      3 Wins, 12 Losses

    • B.

      0 Wins, 0 Losses, 8 Ties

    • C.

      8 Wins, 1 Loss, 1 Tie

    • D.

      1 Win, 6 Losses, 2 Ties

    Correct Answer
    C. 8 Wins, 1 Loss, 1 Tie
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 8 Wins, 1 Loss, 1 Tie. This means that the 1905 Indiana Hoosier football team won 8 games, lost 1 game, and tied 1 game.

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  • 18. 

    In the 1986 season, what was the season record for extra points by an Indiana Hoosier?

    • A.

      10 Extra Points Made

    • B.

      30 Extra Points Made

    • C.

      5 Extra Points Made

    • D.

      20 Extra Points Made

    Correct Answer
    B. 30 Extra Points Made
    Explanation
    In the 1986 season, the Indiana Hoosiers made a total of 30 extra points. This indicates that they successfully converted 30 touchdowns into extra points, scoring an additional point after each touchdown.

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  • 19. 

    On January 11, 1989, the Hoosiers' single game all-purpose yards record was set at what?

    • A.

      416 Yards

    • B.

      312 Yards

    • C.

      270 Yards

    • D.

      580 Yards

    Correct Answer
    A. 416 Yards
    Explanation
    On January 11, 1989, the Hoosiers' single game all-purpose yards record was set at 416 yards. This means that in that particular game, the Hoosiers gained a total of 416 yards through various means such as rushing, receiving, and returning. This record could have been achieved by a combination of individual players' performances or by one standout player who had an exceptional game.

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  • 20. 

    In a game that happened on October 6, 2001, a single Indiana Hoosier scored how many touchdowns?

    • A.

      14

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      9

    • D.

      6

    Correct Answer
    D. 6
    Explanation
    In the game that took place on October 6, 2001, a single Indiana Hoosier player scored a total of 6 touchdowns.

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  • 21. 

    How many people were on the 2006 roster for the Indiana Hoosiers football team?

    • A.

      80

    • B.

      65

    • C.

      190

    • D.

      110

    Correct Answer
    D. 110
    Explanation
    In 2006, there were 110 people on the roster for the Indiana Hoosiers football team.

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  • 22. 

    What Fall 1989 event caused the Indiana Hoosiers football players to lose interest, abandoning the remainder of the season?

    • A.

      They Wanted To Play Baseball

    • B.

      They Lost 40-2

    • C.

      They Were Getting Teased

    • D.

      Their Coach Quit

    Correct Answer
    B. They Lost 40-2
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "They Lost 40-2". This suggests that the Indiana Hoosiers football players lost interest and abandoned the remainder of the season because of their significant loss in a game where the score was 40-2. The defeat may have demoralized the players and caused them to lose motivation to continue playing.

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  • 23. 

    In 1979, the single season, single-Hoosier record for interception return yards was set at what?

    • A.

      167 Return Yards

    • B.

      284 Return Yards

    • C.

      127 Return Yards

    • D.

      113 Return Yards

    Correct Answer
    A. 167 Return Yards
    Explanation
    In 1979, the record for interception return yards in a single season in Hoosier was set at 167. This means that a player in that season managed to accumulate a total of 167 yards by returning interceptions.

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  • 24. 

    In 2005, what was the Indiana Hoosiers record for touchdowns by an individual in the season?

    • A.

      23 Touchdowns

    • B.

      10 Touchdowns

    • C.

      1 Touchdown

    • D.

      5 Touchdowns

    Correct Answer
    B. 10 Touchdowns
    Explanation
    In 2005, the Indiana Hoosiers record for touchdowns by an individual in the season was 10. This means that one player on the team scored a total of 10 touchdowns throughout the season.

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  • 25. 

    Which of the following is the name of the Indiana Hoosiers' marching band?

    • A.

      Marching Thousand

    • B.

      Marching Hundred

    • C.

      Marching Twelve

    • D.

      Marching Ten

    Correct Answer
    B. Marching Hundred
    Explanation
    The Indiana Hoosiers' marching band is known as the "Marching Hundred." This name suggests that there are one hundred members in the band.

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  • 26. 

    In 1988, an Indiana Hoosiers record for single-season touchdowns by a player was set at what number?

    • A.

      26

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      19

    • D.

      74

    Correct Answer
    A. 26
    Explanation
    In 1988, a player from the Indiana Hoosiers set a record for single-season touchdowns at 26. This means that throughout the entire season, this player scored a total of 26 touchdowns, which is the highest number achieved by any player in that season.

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  • 27. 

    Who was called "battered, tattered but victorious" after a 1938 game against the Indiana Hoosiers?

    • A.

      UC Davis

    • B.

      Michigan State

    • C.

      Texas Tech

    • D.

      Ohio State

    Correct Answer
    D. Ohio State
    Explanation
    Ohio State was called "battered, tattered but victorious" after a 1938 game against the Indiana Hoosiers. This suggests that Ohio State was able to secure a victory despite facing significant challenges and adversity during the game.

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  • 28. 

    What color jerseys did the Indiana Hoosiers wear for the duration of their 1958 season?

    • A.

      Crimson

    • B.

      Black

    • C.

      Light Blue

    • D.

      White

    Correct Answer
    C. Light Blue
    Explanation
    The Indiana Hoosiers wore light blue jerseys for the duration of their 1958 season.

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  • 29. 

    How many field goals were scored against the 1910 Indiana Hoosiers?

    • A.

      12

    • B.

      23

    • C.

      0

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    D. 2
    Explanation
    The question is asking for the number of field goals scored against the 1910 Indiana Hoosiers. The correct answer is 2, indicating that only 2 field goals were scored against the team during that time period.

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  • 30. 

    In the 1992 season, one Indiana Hoosier scored how many touchdowns to lead his team in that category?

    • A.

      21 Touchdowns

    • B.

      16 Touchdowns

    • C.

      31 Touchdowns

    • D.

      6 Touchdowns

    Correct Answer
    D. 6 Touchdowns
    Explanation
    The Indiana Hoosier in the 1992 season scored only 6 touchdowns, which was the highest number of touchdowns scored by any player on the team.

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