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• 1.

How many times had Arkansas defeated the Miami Hurricanes through 2006?

• A.

3 Times

• B.

6 Times

• C.

Never

• D.

14 Times

C. Never
Explanation
The correct answer is "Never" because the question is asking about the number of times Arkansas defeated the Miami Hurricanes through 2006. Since the answer options do not include any number greater than zero, it can be inferred that Arkansas has never defeated the Miami Hurricanes.

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• 2.

Which of these states was home to one of the 2006 members of the Miami Hurricanes football team?

• A.

Oregon

• B.

• C.

Washington

• D.

New Mexico

Explanation
One of the 2006 members of the Miami Hurricanes football team was from Alaska.

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• 3.

How many of their 12 games in 2004 did the Miami Hurricanes football team win?

• A.

1 Game

• B.

3 Games

• C.

9 Games

• D.

12 Games

C. 9 Games
Explanation
In 2004, the Miami Hurricanes football team won a total of 9 games out of the 12 games they played.

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• 4.

In 1989, the Miami Hurricanes' team record for most sacks in a single season was set at what?

• A.

20 Sacks

• B.

79 Sacks

• C.

52 Sacks

• D.

11 Sacks

C. 52 Sacks
Explanation
In 1989, the Miami Hurricanes' team set a record for the most sacks in a single season, accumulating a total of 52 sacks. This means that throughout the entire season, the Miami Hurricanes' defense was able to successfully tackle the opposing team's quarterback behind the line of scrimmage 52 times. This record demonstrates the team's exceptional defensive skills and ability to disrupt the opposing team's offense.

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• 5.

Where were the Miami Hurricanes on a list of most Division 1-A recognized national championships in 2006?

• A.

Out Of The Top 25

• B.

Twelfth Place

• C.

Third Place

• D.

Eighth Place

D. Eighth Place
Explanation
In 2006, the Miami Hurricanes were ranked eighth on the list of most Division 1-A recognized national championships. This means that they had achieved a significant level of success and had won a considerable number of national championships in their history. However, they were not ranked in the top three or even in the top 25, indicating that there were other universities with a higher number of recognized national championships.

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• 6.

Set in 1955, what was the Miami Hurricanes' all-time record for the longest rush from scrimmage?

• A.

100 Yards

• B.

90 Yards

• C.

76 Yards

• D.

59 Yards

B. 90 Yards
Explanation
In 1955, the Miami Hurricanes' all-time record for the longest rush from scrimmage was 90 yards. This means that during a game in that year, a player from the Miami Hurricanes team managed to run the ball from their own end zone and go the entire length of the field, covering a distance of 90 yards, before being tackled or scoring a touchdown. This impressive feat showcases the speed, agility, and skill of the player who achieved it, and it remains a notable record in the history of the Miami Hurricanes football team.

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• 7.

How many all-time Miami Hurricane players posted 10 pass interceptions in a season by the end of 2006?

• A.

2 Players

• B.

7 Players

• C.

12 Players

• D.

0 Players

A. 2 Players
Explanation
The correct answer is 2 Players. This means that only 2 Miami Hurricane players have achieved the feat of posting 10 pass interceptions in a single season by the end of 2006.

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• 8.

How long was the longest field goal by a Miami Hurricanes kicker in the 1981 season?

• A.

41 Yards

• B.

67 Yards

• C.

57 Yards

• D.

39 Yards

C. 57 Yards
Explanation
In the 1981 season, the longest field goal by a Miami Hurricanes kicker was 57 yards.

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• 9.

From what did Burdine Stadium, home of the Miami Hurricanes and later the Orange Bowl, take its name?

• A.

A College Football Scout

• B.

A University President

• C.

A Miami Pioneer

• D.

A Florida Governor

C. A Miami Pioneer
Explanation
Burdine Stadium, home of the Miami Hurricanes and later the Orange Bowl, took its name from a Miami Pioneer. This suggests that the stadium was named after an individual who played a significant role in the development or establishment of the city of Miami. The answer options of a College Football Scout, a University President, and a Florida Governor do not align with the idea of a pioneer, as they represent different professions or positions of authority rather than someone who helped shape the city.

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• 10.

In the Miami Hurricanes' 2000 season, how many points were they able to score as a team?

• A.

512 Points

• B.

187 Points

• C.

469 Points

• D.

329 Points

C. 469 Points
Explanation
In the Miami Hurricanes' 2000 season, the team was able to score a total of 469 points. This indicates their offensive prowess and ability to consistently put points on the board throughout the season. The high point total suggests that the team had a strong offense and was able to effectively execute their game plan to score points against their opponents.

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• 11.

What was the longest field goal by a Miami Hurricanes kicker in the 1993 season?

• A.

55 Yards

• B.

38 Yards

• C.

62 Yards

• D.

29 Yards

A. 55 Yards
Explanation
In the 1993 season, the longest field goal made by a Miami Hurricanes kicker was 55 yards.

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• 12.

Set in 1996, what was the Miami Hurricanes' record for consecutive games without being shut out?

• A.

241 Games

• B.

71 Games

• C.

121 Games

• D.

188 Games

D. 188 Games
Explanation
The Miami Hurricanes' record for consecutive games without being shut out was 188 games. This means that for 188 games in a row, the team managed to score at least one point in every game and did not have a game where they were unable to score. This is an impressive record and shows the consistency and offensive prowess of the Miami Hurricanes during that time period.

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• 13.

How many of the games from the Miami Hurricanes' famous '85-'94 58-game winning streak were televised?

• A.

41 Games

• B.

26 Games

• C.

12 Games

• D.

15 Games

B. 26 Games
Explanation
26 games from the Miami Hurricanes' famous '85-'94 58-game winning streak were televised.

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• 14.

The Miami Hurricanes player who won the team's coveted MVP award in 2005 filled which position?

• A.

Safety

• B.

Quarterback

• C.

Offensive Tackle

• D.

Middle Linebacker

C. Offensive Tackle
Explanation
In 2005, the Miami Hurricanes player who won the team's coveted MVP award filled the position of Offensive Tackle. This position is responsible for blocking and protecting the quarterback, as well as creating openings for the running back. Offensive Tackles are crucial in maintaining the team's offensive line and ensuring the success of the offense.

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• 15.

By what margin did the Miami Hurricanes defeat their rivals in their first game of the 2002 season?

• A.

17-7

• B.

63-17

• C.

17-0

• D.

84-63

B. 63-17
Explanation
The Miami Hurricanes defeated their rivals by a margin of 63-17 in their first game of the 2002 season.

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• 16.

What college football team did the Miami Hurricanes defeat in their 1991 season by a score of 31-3?

• A.

Arkansas

• B.

Alabama

• C.

Michigan

• D.

Fresno State

A. Arkansas
Explanation
In their 1991 season, the Miami Hurricanes defeated the Arkansas football team by a score of 31-3.

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• 17.

In a 1991 game versus Arkansas, the Miami Hurricanes made what record-setting pass?

• A.

59 Yard Pass

• B.

99 Yard Pass

• C.

70 Yard Pass

• D.

66 Yard Pass

B. 99 Yard Pass
Explanation
In a 1991 game versus Arkansas, the Miami Hurricanes made a record-setting pass of 99 yards. This means that the quarterback threw the ball from one end of the field to the other, resulting in a touchdown or a significant gain in yardage. This pass is considered record-setting because it is a rare achievement and requires both skill and precision from the quarterback and the receiver.

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• 18.

What was the longest field goal made by a Miami Hurricanes kicker in the 1975 season?

• A.

59 Yards

• B.

54 Yards

• C.

34 Yards

• D.

21 Yards

B. 54 Yards
Explanation
In the 1975 season, the longest field goal made by a Miami Hurricanes kicker was 54 yards.

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• 19.

From 1968 through 1975, in how many consecutive games did the Miami Hurricanes fail to post a shutout?

• A.

123 Games

• B.

78 Games

• C.

44 Games

• D.

21 Games

B. 78 Games
Explanation
The Miami Hurricanes failed to post a shutout in 78 consecutive games from 1968 through 1975. This means that for nearly 8 years, the team was unable to prevent their opponents from scoring any points in a single game. This could indicate a lack of strong defensive play or difficulty in keeping their opponents from scoring.

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• 20.

Set in 2002, what was the Miami Hurricanes' single-game record for rushing touchdowns by one player?

• A.

14 Touchdowns

• B.

6 Touchdowns

• C.

12 Touchdowns

• D.

2 Touchdowns

B. 6 Touchdowns
Explanation
In 2002, the Miami Hurricanes' single-game record for rushing touchdowns by one player was 6 touchdowns.

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• 21.

In 2003, a Miami Hurricane kicker set a season record for field goals with how many?

• A.

7 Field Goals

• B.

15 Field Goals

• C.

22 Field Goals

• D.

29 Field Goals

C. 22 Field Goals
Explanation
In 2003, a Miami Hurricane kicker set a season record for field goals with 22. This means that throughout the entire season, the kicker successfully kicked the ball through the goalposts 22 times, earning his team valuable points. This record demonstrates the kicker's skill and accuracy in converting field goal attempts into points for his team.

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• 22.

In 1990 and again in 1991, an individual Miami Hurricanes kicker made how many field goal attempts?

• A.

15 Attempts

• B.

21 Attempts

• C.

38 Attempts

• D.

12 Attempts

B. 21 Attempts
Explanation
The Miami Hurricanes kicker made 21 field goal attempts in both 1990 and 1991. This means that in each of those years, the kicker tried to score points for the team by kicking the ball through the goal posts a total of 21 times.

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• 23.

How many times had the Miami Hurricanes beaten Louisville, which had never beaten them, through 2006?

• A.

21 Times

• B.

2 Times

• C.

3 Times

• D.

9 Times

D. 9 Times
Explanation
The Miami Hurricanes had beaten Louisville 9 times through 2006. This means that in the games played between the two teams until 2006, Miami had emerged as the winner on 9 occasions. The fact that Louisville had never beaten Miami indicates that Miami had a dominant record against them.

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• 24.

How many Miami Hurricane players were selected as All-Americans for the 2005 season?

• A.

3 Players

• B.

1 Player

• C.

6 Players

• D.

0 Players

A. 3 Players
Explanation
In the 2005 season, three Miami Hurricane players were selected as All-Americans.

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• 25.

Set in 1990, what was the record for most field goals made against the Miami Hurricanes in a single game?

• A.

2 Field Goals

• B.

5 Field Goals

• C.

8 Field Goals

• D.

12 Field Goals

B. 5 Field Goals
Explanation
In 1990, the Miami Hurricanes allowed a total of 5 field goals to be made against them in a single game. This indicates that the opposing team successfully kicked the ball through the uprights 5 times, earning them a total of 15 points.

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• 26.

How many times had the Tulane Green Wave defeated the Miami Hurricanes through 2006?

• A.

12 Times

• B.

Once

• C.

Never

• D.

5 Times

D. 5 Times
Explanation
The Tulane Green Wave had defeated the Miami Hurricanes five times through 2006.

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• 27.

What was the first year a Miami Hurricane player made 12 quarterback sacks in a season?

• A.

1996

• B.

2006

• C.

2001

• D.

1985

D. 1985
Explanation
In 1985, a Miami Hurricane player achieved the milestone of making 12 quarterback sacks in a season. This suggests that prior to 1985, no Miami Hurricane player had reached this level of success in terms of quarterback sacks.

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• 28.

What became the Miami Hurricanes' team record for passing touchdowns in 1988?

• A.

2 Touchdowns

• B.

15 Touchdowns

• C.

6 Touchdowns

• D.

19 Touchdowns

C. 6 Touchdowns
Explanation
In 1988, the Miami Hurricanes' team record for passing touchdowns was 6. This means that throughout the entire season, the Miami Hurricanes' quarterback threw a total of 6 touchdown passes. This record indicates the level of success and effectiveness of the team's passing game during that particular year.

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• 29.

How many points had the Miami Hurricanes scored against Kansas through 2006?

• A.

366 Points

• B.

134 Points

• C.

261 Points

• D.

19 Points

B. 134 Points
Explanation
The Miami Hurricanes had scored 134 points against Kansas through 2006.

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