Do You Know NFL - Atlanta Falcons?

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Do You Know NFL - Atlanta Falcons? - Quiz

In this quiz we’ll be taking a look at the Atlanta Falcons, a professional American football team based in Atlanta, Georgia. They recently lost the superbowl, but there's more to their history. Take this quiz now to find out more!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Sam Baker had 16 starts for the Falcons at which position in 2012?

    • A.

      Strong Safety

    • B.

      Left Tackle

    • C.

      Defensive End

    • D.

      Wide Receiver

    Correct Answer
    B. Left Tackle
    Explanation
    Sam Baker had 16 starts for the Falcons at the Left Tackle position in 2012.

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  • 2. 

    Which Falcons safety made his first Pro Bowl in 2012?

    • A.

      Justin Blalock

    • B.

      Todd McClure

    • C.

      Tyson Clabo

    • D.

      William Moore

    Correct Answer
    D. William Moore
    Explanation
    William Moore made his first Pro Bowl in 2012. This indicates that prior to 2012, he had not been selected for the Pro Bowl. The other options, Justin Blalock, Todd McClure, and Tyson Clabo, are not safeties and therefore not relevant to the question.

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  • 3. 

    In 2012, the Falcons made it to the NFC Championship Game for the first time since what year?

    • A.

      2002

    • B.

      2006

    • C.

      2004

    • D.

      2008

    Correct Answer
    C. 2004
    Explanation
    The Falcons made it to the NFC Championship Game in 2012, which was the first time they had reached that stage since the year 2004.

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  • 4. 

    Who became the Falcons' new offensive coordinator for the 2012 season?

    • A.

      Terry Robiskie

    • B.

      Glenn Thomas

    • C.

      Dirk Koetter

    • D.

      Gerald Brown

    Correct Answer
    C. Dirk Koetter
    Explanation
    Dirk Koetter became the Falcons' new offensive coordinator for the 2012 season.

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  • 5. 

    Who became the Falcons' new defensive coordinator for the 2012 season?

    • A.

      Mike Nolan

    • B.

      Ray Hamilton

    • C.

      Glenn Pires

    • D.

      Tim Lewis

    Correct Answer
    A. Mike Nolan
    Explanation
    Mike Nolan became the Falcons' new defensive coordinator for the 2012 season.

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  • 6. 

    The Falcons broke which quarterback's 54-game touchdown streak in 2012?

    • A.

      Aaron Rodgers

    • B.

      Peyton Manning

    • C.

      Ben Roethlisberger

    • D.

      Drew Brees

    Correct Answer
    D. Drew Brees
    Explanation
    In 2012, the Falcons broke Drew Brees' 54-game touchdown streak. This means that Brees had been consistently throwing touchdown passes in 54 consecutive games until the Falcons' defense was able to stop him from doing so. This shows the skill and consistency of Brees as a quarterback, as well as the accomplishment of the Falcons' defense in ending his impressive streak.

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  • 7. 

    Tommy Nobis set a Falcons team record in what category during his rookie year?

    • A.

      Interceptions

    • B.

      Sacks

    • C.

      Tackles

    • D.

      Forced Fumbles

    Correct Answer
    C. Tackles
    Explanation
    During his rookie year, Tommy Nobis set a Falcons team record in the category of tackles. This means that he successfully brought down the opposing team's players the most number of times compared to any other player in the Falcons team. Nobis demonstrated exceptional defensive skills and was able to effectively stop the opposing team's progress by making numerous tackles.

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  • 8. 

    Tommy Nobis won the Outland Trophy and Maxwell Award in his senior year at which university?

    • A.

      Texas

    • B.

      Georgia

    • C.

      Michigan

    • D.

      Minnesota

    Correct Answer
    A. Texas
    Explanation
    Tommy Nobis won the Outland Trophy and Maxwell Award in his senior year at Texas.

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  • 9. 

    Steve Bartkowski led the nation in passing during his senior year at which college?

    • A.

      California

    • B.

      Arizona

    • C.

      New Mexico

    • D.

      Texas

    Correct Answer
    A. California
    Explanation
    Steve Bartkowski led the nation in passing during his senior year at California.

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  • 10. 

    Steve Bartkowski was picked ahead of which Hall of Fame running back in the 1975 draft?

    • A.

      Earl Campbell

    • B.

      Walter Payton

    • C.

      Marcus Allen

    • D.

      Tony Dorsett

    Correct Answer
    B. Walter Payton
    Explanation
    Steve Bartkowski was picked ahead of Walter Payton in the 1975 draft. This means that Bartkowski was chosen before Payton in the draft selection process. Payton, who is a Hall of Fame running back, was not the first choice in the draft, and Bartkowski was selected before him.

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  • 11. 

    Which Hall of Fame safety said that William Andrews gave him the hardest hit of his career?

    • A.

      Roger Staubach

    • B.

      Barry Sanders

    • C.

      Mike Munchak

    • D.

      Ronnie Lott

    Correct Answer
    D. Ronnie Lott
    Explanation
    Ronnie Lott is the correct answer because he is a Hall of Fame safety who has spoken about William Andrews delivering the hardest hit of his career. This suggests that Lott, who is known for his toughness and hard hits, was impressed by the force of Andrews' hit.

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  • 12. 

    William Andrews missed two entire seasons with an injury to what body part?

    • A.

      Knee

    • B.

      Ankle

    • C.

      Neck

    • D.

      Back

    Correct Answer
    A. Knee
    Explanation
    William Andrews missed two entire seasons with an injury to his knee. This suggests that his knee injury was severe enough to prevent him from playing for a significant period of time. Knee injuries can be particularly debilitating for athletes, as they can affect their mobility and ability to perform at their best. Therefore, it is likely that Andrews' knee injury was a major setback in his career.

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  • 13. 

    Which number worn by William Andrews was retired by the Falcons?

    • A.

      11

    • B.

      41

    • C.

      31

    • D.

      21

    Correct Answer
    C. 31
    Explanation
    William Andrews wore the number 31, which was retired by the Falcons.

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  • 14. 

    After leaving the Falcons, Michael Vick became a starter with which NFL team?

    • A.

      Tennessee Titans

    • B.

      Pittsburgh Steelers

    • C.

      Philadelphia Eagles

    • D.

      San Francisco 49ers

    Correct Answer
    C. Philadelphia Eagles
    Explanation
    After leaving the Falcons, Michael Vick became a starter with the Philadelphia Eagles.

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  • 15. 

    The Falcons selected Michael Vick 1st overall out of which school?

    • A.

      Mississippi

    • B.

      Virginia Tech

    • C.

      Alabama

    • D.

      Penn State

    Correct Answer
    B. Virginia Tech
    Explanation
    The Falcons selected Michael Vick 1st overall out of Virginia Tech. This means that he was chosen as the first overall pick in the NFL draft from Virginia Tech, indicating that he played college football at Virginia Tech before being selected by the Falcons.

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