Do You Actually Know NFL - Dallas Cowboys?

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  • 1. 

    In which year did Emmitt Smith have a two-game holdout?

    • A.

      1993

    • B.

      1994

    • C.

      1995

    • D.

      1991

    Correct Answer
    A. 1993
    Explanation
    Emmitt Smith had a two-game holdout in 1993. This means that during the specified year, Smith did not play in the first two games of the season due to a holdout. A holdout is when a player refuses to report to training camp or play in games until they receive a new contract or better terms.

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  • 2. 

    When Emmitt Smith set his TD for rushing scores in a season in 1995, how many receiving TD's did he have?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      0

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    C. 0
    Explanation
    Emmitt Smith set the record for the most rushing touchdowns in a season in 1995. This means that he scored the most touchdowns by running the ball. The question asks how many receiving touchdowns he had, and the correct answer is 0. This means that Smith did not score any touchdowns by catching passes that season.

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  • 3. 

    Which of these Dallas quarterbacks had the most yards passing in a single season?

    • A.

      Danny White

    • B.

      Troy Aikman

    • C.

      Don Meredith

    • D.

      Roger Staubach

    Correct Answer
    A. Danny White
    Explanation
    Danny White had the most yards passing in a single season among these Dallas quarterbacks.

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  • 4. 

    What is Troy Aikman's career high for touch down passes thrown in a single game?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    D. 5
    Explanation
    Troy Aikman's career high for touchdown passes thrown in a single game is 5.

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  • 5. 

    Troy Aikman's season high for most 300 yards passing in a game is what through 2000?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    C. 2
    Explanation
    Troy Aikman's season high for most 300 yards passing in a game is 2 through 2000. This means that in the 2000 season, Aikman had two games where he passed for more than 300 yards.

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  • 6. 

    In what division did Dallas play in 1967, 1968 and 1969?

    • A.

      Century

    • B.

      Capitol

    • C.

      Coastal

    • D.

      Central

    Correct Answer
    B. Capitol
    Explanation
    In 1967, 1968, and 1969, Dallas played in the Capitol division.

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  • 7. 

    What was Clint Murchison's first choice as a name for the Cowboys?

    • A.

      Cowboys

    • B.

      Steers

    • C.

      Bulls

    • D.

      Rangers

    Correct Answer
    B. Steers
    Explanation
    Clint Murchison's first choice as a name for the Cowboys was "Steers".

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  • 8. 

    Which Cowboy won the MVP of the Pro Bowl?

    • A.

      Michael Irvin

    • B.

      Emmitt Smith

    • C.

      Randy White

    • D.

      Danny White

    Correct Answer
    A. Michael Irvin
  • 9. 

    Which QB threw 26 passes in a Pro Bowl game without an interception?

    • A.

      Danny White

    • B.

      Troy Aikman

    • C.

      Don Meredith

    • D.

      Roger Staubach

    Correct Answer
    A. Danny White
    Explanation
    Danny White is the correct answer because he is the only quarterback listed who threw 26 passes in a Pro Bowl game without an interception. The other quarterbacks listed, Troy Aikman, Don Meredith, and Roger Staubach, may have also played in Pro Bowl games, but there is no information provided about their interception statistics in those games. Therefore, Danny White is the only quarterback who meets the criteria stated in the question.

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  • 10. 

    Who was the Dallas Cowboys' starting quarterback before Troy Aikman?

    • A.

      Steve Walsh

    • B.

      Danny White

    • C.

      Gary Hogeboom

    • D.

      Steve Pelluer

    Correct Answer
    D. Steve Pelluer
    Explanation
    Steve Pelluer was the starting quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys before Troy Aikman. This can be inferred from the question which asks for the quarterback before Aikman. The other options, Steve Walsh, Danny White, and Gary Hogeboom, were not the starting quarterbacks before Aikman. Therefore, Steve Pelluer is the correct answer.

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  • 11. 

    In what year did the Dallas Cowboys draft Russell Maryland?

    • A.

      1991

    • B.

      1995

    • C.

      1989

    • D.

      1999

    Correct Answer
    A. 1991
    Explanation
    The Dallas Cowboys drafted Russell Maryland in 1991.

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  • 12. 

    Who was co-owner of the new Dallas Cowboys by the time the NFL entry fee was paid?

    • A.

      Bud Adams

    • B.

      Bedford Wynne

    • C.

      John Alcott

    • D.

      Tex Schramm

    Correct Answer
    B. Bedford Wynne
    Explanation
    Bedford Wynne was the co-owner of the new Dallas Cowboys by the time the NFL entry fee was paid. This suggests that he played a significant role in the establishment and ownership of the team during its early years.

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  • 13. 

    What conference were the Dallas Cowboys first placed in when they were added to the NFL?

    • A.

      Midwestern Conference

    • B.

      Western Conference

    • C.

      Southeast Conference

    • D.

      Southern Conference

    Correct Answer
    B. Western Conference
    Explanation
    The Dallas Cowboys were first placed in the Western Conference when they were added to the NFL. This conference alignment was based on geographical regions, and the Cowboys were placed in the Western Conference due to their location in Dallas, Texas.

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  • 14. 

    What player was the Dallas Cowboys' very first NFL #1 draft pick?

    • A.

      Ed "Too Tall" Jones

    • B.

      Jethro Pugh

    • C.

      Troy Aikman

    • D.

      Lance Alworth

    Correct Answer
    A. Ed "Too Tall" Jones
    Explanation
    Ed "Too Tall" Jones is the correct answer because he was the Dallas Cowboys' first-ever NFL #1 draft pick. Jones was selected by the Cowboys in the 1974 NFL Draft as the first overall pick. He played as a defensive end for the Cowboys for 15 seasons and became one of the team's most iconic players. Jones was known for his exceptional height, standing at 6 feet 9 inches, which earned him the nickname "Too Tall."

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  • 15. 

    In what year did the Dallas Cowboys get their first NFL #1 draft pick?

    • A.

      1968

    • B.

      1970

    • C.

      1974

    • D.

      1973

    Correct Answer
    C. 1974
    Explanation
    In 1974, the Dallas Cowboys obtained their first NFL #1 draft pick.

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