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  • 1. 

    Joining the team in 1976, from what country did one of Tulane's best place kickers hail?

    • A.

      England

    • B.

      Canada

    • C.

      Germany

    • D.

      Australia

    Correct Answer
    B. Canada
    Explanation
    One of Tulane's best place kickers joined the team in 1976 and hailed from Canada.

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  • 2. 

    How many points were scored against the 1901 Tulane Green Wave football team all season?

    • A.

      19 Points

    • B.

      256 Points

    • C.

      7 Points

    • D.

      0 Points

    Correct Answer
    A. 19 Points
    Explanation
    The 1901 Tulane Green Wave football team allowed a total of 19 points to be scored against them throughout the entire season. This means that their opponents were only able to score 19 points against them in all of the games they played.

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  • 3. 

    In what year did construction begin on the Louisiana Superdome, which became home field for Tulane?

    • A.

      1965

    • B.

      1971

    • C.

      1990

    • D.

      1959

    Correct Answer
    B. 1971
    Explanation
    Construction on the Louisiana Superdome, which became home field for Tulane, began in 1971.

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  • 4. 

    What was "Greenie", a local cartoonist's depiction of Tulane spirit starting in the 1940's?

    • A.

      A Mischievous Little Boy

    • B.

      A Salamander

    • C.

      An Animated Bobcat

    • D.

      A Vampire Bat

    Correct Answer
    A. A Mischievous Little Boy
    Explanation
    "Greenie" was a local cartoonist's depiction of Tulane spirit starting in the 1940's. This character was portrayed as a mischievous little boy.

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  • 5. 

    How did Tulane begin their 1919 season?

    • A.

      With 5 Losses

    • B.

      With 9 Ties

    • C.

      With 6 Wins

    • D.

      With No Head Coach

    Correct Answer
    C. With 6 Wins
    Explanation
    Tulane began their 1919 season with 6 wins.

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  • 6. 

    In 1947, a Tulane sophomore led his team for the season in rushing yards posting how many?

    • A.

      571 Yards

    • B.

      71 Yards

    • C.

      973 Yards

    • D.

      471 Yards

    Correct Answer
    D. 471 Yards
    Explanation
    In 1947, a Tulane sophomore led his team for the season in rushing yards with a total of 471 yards.

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  • 7. 

    What world event had a great effect on the Tulane football program in the 1940's?

    • A.

      Hurricane Beulah

    • B.

      U.S. Trade Deficits

    • C.

      World War II

    • D.

      Dust Bowl

    Correct Answer
    C. World War II
    Explanation
    World War II had a great effect on the Tulane football program in the 1940's. This global conflict disrupted normal activities and led to a shortage of players as many of them were drafted or enlisted in the military. The war also resulted in travel restrictions and limited resources, making it difficult for the football program to operate at its full capacity. Therefore, World War II significantly impacted the Tulane football program during this period.

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  • 8. 

    How many points did Tulane score against opponents in their five-game 1906 season?

    • A.

      199 Points

    • B.

      102 Points

    • C.

      0 Points

    • D.

      59 Points

    Correct Answer
    C. 0 Points
    Explanation
    In the given question, the correct answer is "0 Points". This means that Tulane did not score any points against their opponents in their five-game 1906 season. This could be due to various reasons such as strong defense by the opposing teams, inability to score during the games, or other factors that prevented Tulane from scoring any points in those matches.

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  • 9. 

    Although they began the 1952 season with a 1-3 record, what was the final win-loss record for Tulane?

    • A.

      3 Wins, 7 Losses

    • B.

      1 Win, 3 Losses, 6 Ties

    • C.

      5 Wins, 5 Losses

    • D.

      1 Win, 10 Losses

    Correct Answer
    C. 5 Wins, 5 Losses
    Explanation
    The final win-loss record for Tulane was 5 Wins, 5 Losses. This means that after starting the season with a 1-3 record, they were able to win four more games and only lost two more games, resulting in a final record of 5 wins and 5 losses.

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  • 10. 

    Why did many college football teams suspend play for the 1917 season, although Tulane did not?

    • A.

      Influenza Epidemic

    • B.

      Dust Bowl

    • C.

      World War I

    • D.

      Korean War

    Correct Answer
    C. World War I
    Explanation
    Many college football teams suspended play for the 1917 season due to World War I. The war had a significant impact on college athletics, as many players and coaches were drafted into military service. Additionally, resources and facilities were redirected towards the war effort, making it difficult to continue with regular sports activities. However, Tulane did not suspend play, possibly due to their location or other specific circumstances that allowed them to continue with their football program during this time.

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  • 11. 

    What team came the closest to defeating Tulane in their 1998 season?

    • A.

      Alabama

    • B.

      Texas Tech

    • C.

      Arkansas

    • D.

      Louisville

    Correct Answer
    D. Louisville
    Explanation
    In the 1998 season, Tulane had a successful run, winning most of their games. However, among the given options, Louisville came the closest to defeating them. Although the question does not provide specific details, it implies that Tulane remained undefeated throughout the season, except for the game against Louisville.

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  • 12. 

    In the 1925 season, a Tulane player scored how many touchdowns to set the team's all-time record?

    • A.

      39 Touchdowns

    • B.

      19 Touchdowns

    • C.

      12 Touchdowns

    • D.

      28 Touchdowns

    Correct Answer
    B. 19 Touchdowns
    Explanation
    In the 1925 season, a Tulane player scored 19 touchdowns to set the team's all-time record. This means that throughout the season, this player successfully reached the opponent's end zone 19 times, which is the highest number of touchdowns achieved by any player in the history of the team.

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  • 13. 

    When was the first 19th century athlete named to the Tulane Athletic Hall of Fame?

    • A.

      2001

    • B.

      1900

    • C.

      1958

    • D.

      1979

    Correct Answer
    D. 1979
    Explanation
    In 1979, the first 19th-century athlete was named to the Tulane Athletic Hall of Fame.

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  • 14. 

    After which season did Green Wave football move into the Louisiana Superdome?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      1990

    • C.

      1966

    • D.

      1974

    Correct Answer
    D. 1974
    Explanation
    In 1974, Green Wave football moved into the Louisiana Superdome. This suggests that prior to 1974, the team played their games in a different location. The question does not provide information about the previous location or any other details, so we can only infer that the move to the Louisiana Superdome occurred in 1974.

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  • 15. 

    When was Tulane's centennial season?

    • A.

      2003

    • B.

      1993

    • C.

      1999

    • D.

      1988

    Correct Answer
    B. 1993
    Explanation
    Tulane's centennial season refers to the season that marked the 100th anniversary of the university's founding. The correct answer is 1993, as it was the year that Tulane celebrated its centennial.

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  • 16. 

    After what point in their 1974 season did Tulane begin to lose all of their games?

    • A.

      Head Coach Quit

    • B.

      Star Quarterback Broke His Foot

    • C.

      Quarterback Quit

    • D.

      Players Got Caught Cheating

    Correct Answer
    B. Star Quarterback Broke His Foot
    Explanation
    After the star quarterback broke his foot in their 1974 season, Tulane began to lose all of their games. This suggests that the star quarterback played a crucial role in the team's success, and his absence due to the injury negatively impacted their performance. Without their key player, Tulane was unable to secure any victories, leading to a losing streak.

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  • 17. 

    A Tulane quarterback passed for how many yards in the 1986 season to lead his team in that category?

    • A.

      1,876 Yards

    • B.

      3,287 Yards

    • C.

      2,124 Yards

    • D.

      926 Yards

    Correct Answer
    C. 2,124 Yards
    Explanation
    In the 1986 season, the Tulane quarterback passed for 2,124 yards, which led his team in that category. This means that he threw the ball for a total of 2,124 yards throughout the season, surpassing the other quarterbacks on the team.

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  • 18. 

    What became the official name of the Tulane Green Wave's mascot in 1998?

    • A.

      High Tide

    • B.

      Low Tide

    • C.

      Undertow

    • D.

      Riptide

    Correct Answer
    D. Riptide
    Explanation
    In 1998, the official name of the Tulane Green Wave's mascot became "Riptide". This suggests that the mascot was given this name in order to align with the theme of waves and water, which is associated with the Green Wave team. "Riptide" is a fitting name as it refers to a strong current or tide that is known for its power and force, symbolizing the strength and energy of the team.

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  • 19. 

    How many touchdown passes did Tulane's star quarterback throw in the 1998 season?

    • A.

      38 Touchdown Passes

    • B.

      56 Touchdowns Passes

    • C.

      9 Touchdowns Passes

    • D.

      22 Touchdowns Passes

    Correct Answer
    A. 38 Touchdown Passes
    Explanation
    In the 1998 season, Tulane's star quarterback threw 38 touchdown passes.

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  • 20. 

    In what city did the Tulane football team set up camp after Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans?

    • A.

      Houston

    • B.

      New York

    • C.

      Dallas

    • D.

      Chicago

    Correct Answer
    C. Dallas
    Explanation
    After Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, the Tulane football team set up camp in Dallas. This was likely due to the close proximity of Dallas to New Orleans, making it a convenient location for the team to regroup and continue their operations. Additionally, Dallas may have offered suitable facilities and resources to accommodate the team during their temporary relocation.

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  • 21. 

    By what margin did the Tulane Green Wave win their November 25, 1893 game, their second in team history?

    • A.

      Feb-00

    • B.

      34-0

    • C.

      42191

    • D.

      42345

    Correct Answer
    B. 34-0
    Explanation
    The given answer "34-0" suggests that the Tulane Green Wave won their November 25, 1893 game by a margin of 34 points. This means that Tulane scored 34 points while their opponent failed to score any points, resulting in a decisive victory for Tulane.

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  • 22. 

    How many points did Tulane score in their 2006 season?

    • A.

      198 Points

    • B.

      224 Points

    • C.

      499 Points

    • D.

      38 Points

    Correct Answer
    B. 224 Points
    Explanation
    In the 2006 season, Tulane scored a total of 224 points.

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  • 23. 

    Tulane's loss of two straight games in 1933 was the first time they had lost back-to-back since when?

    • A.

      1931

    • B.

      1911

    • C.

      1928

    • D.

      1893

    Correct Answer
    C. 1928
    Explanation
    Tulane's loss of two straight games in 1933 was the first time they had lost back-to-back since 1928. This means that between 1928 and 1933, Tulane had not experienced consecutive losses.

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  • 24. 

    How many rushing touchdowns did Tulane's star quarterback score in the 1998 season?

    • A.

      29 Touchdowns

    • B.

      11 Touchdowns

    • C.

      1 Touchdown

    • D.

      5 Touchdowns

    Correct Answer
    B. 11 Touchdowns
    Explanation
    In the 1998 season, Tulane's star quarterback scored 11 rushing touchdowns.

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  • 25. 

    By what margin did Alabama beat Tulane in 1992, despite being held without touchdowns for three quarters?

    • A.

      Dec-00

    • B.

      Jun-00

    • C.

      37-0

    • D.

      21-0

    Correct Answer
    C. 37-0
    Explanation
    Alabama beat Tulane in 1992 by a margin of 37-0. This means that Alabama scored 37 points while keeping Tulane from scoring any points throughout the entire game. Despite being held without touchdowns for three quarters, Alabama's defense remained strong and prevented Tulane from scoring, resulting in a decisive victory for Alabama.

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  • 26. 

    By what margin did Tulane win their 1996 season opener, their first in conference history?

    • A.

      14-0

    • B.

      Jun-00

    • C.

      34-0

    • D.

      34-14

    Correct Answer
    D. 34-14
    Explanation
    Tulane won their 1996 season opener by a margin of 20 points. The score was 34-14, with Tulane scoring 34 points and their opponent scoring 14 points.

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  • 27. 

    What hurricane disrupted Tulane's pre-season action in 1965?

    • A.

      Hurricane Katrina

    • B.

      Hurricane Dean

    • C.

      Hurricane Betsy

    • D.

      Hurricane Joan

    Correct Answer
    C. Hurricane Betsy
    Explanation
    Hurricane Betsy disrupted Tulane's pre-season action in 1965.

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  • 28. 

    How many points did the Tulane Green Wave football team score in their incredible 1929 season?

    • A.

      112 Points

    • B.

      297 Points

    • C.

      1,098 Points

    • D.

      79 Points

    Correct Answer
    B. 297 Points
    Explanation
    In their incredible 1929 season, the Tulane Green Wave football team scored a total of 297 points. This indicates that they had a successful season with a high-scoring offense.

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  • 29. 

    In 1997, how many attempts did Tulane make to set the team's all-time record in field goal attempts?

    • A.

      78 Attempts

    • B.

      59 Attempts

    • C.

      28 Attempts

    • D.

      14 Attempts

    Correct Answer
    C. 28 Attempts
    Explanation
    In 1997, Tulane made 28 attempts to set the team's all-time record in field goal attempts.

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  • 30. 

    How many overall points did Tulane score in their seven-game 1910 season?

    • A.

      6 Points

    • B.

      126 Points

    • C.

      25 Points

    • D.

      82 Points

    Correct Answer
    A. 6 Points
    Explanation
    In their seven-game 1910 season, Tulane scored a total of 6 points.

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