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  • 1. 

    On December 9, 2005, a group of Detroit Lions fans called "The Lions Fanatics" organized what event?

    • A.

      Lions Revenge

    • B.

      Orange Out

    • C.

      Blue Out

    • D.

      Silver Out

    Correct Answer
    B. Orange Out
    Explanation
    The event organized by "The Lions Fanatics" on December 9, 2005, was the "Orange Out." This means that the fans were encouraged to wear orange clothing or accessories to show their support for the Detroit Lions.

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  • 2. 

    In 1948, Bo McMillin briefly changed the colors of the Detroit Lions to include which color?

    • A.

      Black

    • B.

      Green

    • C.

      Gold

    • D.

      Maroon

    Correct Answer
    D. Maroon
    Explanation
    Bo McMillin briefly changed the colors of the Detroit Lions to include the color maroon.

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  • 3. 

    In 1935, the Detroit Lions won the NFL Championship against what team?

    • A.

      Cleveland Browns

    • B.

      Dallas Cowboys

    • C.

      Los Angeles Rams

    • D.

      New York Giants

    Correct Answer
    D. New York Giants
    Explanation
    In 1935, the Detroit Lions won the NFL Championship against the New York Giants. This means that the Lions emerged victorious in the final game of the NFL season against the Giants. It is important to note that the other options, Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, and Los Angeles Rams, are not correct because they did not exist or were not part of the NFL in 1935.

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  • 4. 

    What is the Detroit Lions fight song called?

    • A.

      Go Lions Go!

    • B.

      Lion Heroes

    • C.

      Gridiron Lions

    • D.

      Gridiron Heroes

    Correct Answer
    D. Gridiron Heroes
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Gridiron Heroes." This is the name of the Detroit Lions fight song.

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  • 5. 

    By how many points did the Detroit Lions lose the 1997 wild-card playoff to the Buccaneers?

    • A.

      17

    • B.

      14

    • C.

      10

    • D.

      20

    Correct Answer
    C. 10
    Explanation
    The Detroit Lions lost the 1997 wild-card playoff to the Buccaneers by 10 points.

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  • 6. 

    Which Detroit Lions tight end wore #89 in 2007?

    • A.

      Casey Fitzsimmons

    • B.

      Darnell Sanders

    • C.

      Dan Campbell

    • D.

      Sean McHugh

    Correct Answer
    C. Dan Campbell
    Explanation
    Dan Campbell is the correct answer because he wore #89 for the Detroit Lions in 2007.

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  • 7. 

    Who was the first Detroit Lions player to be inducted into the Professional Football Hall Of Fame?

    • A.

      Dutch Clark

    • B.

      Joe Schmidt

    • C.

      Bill Dudley

    • D.

      Bobby Layne

    Correct Answer
    A. Dutch Clark
    Explanation
    Dutch Clark was the first Detroit Lions player to be inducted into the Professional Football Hall of Fame. He was a prominent player for the Lions from 1931 to 1938, known for his exceptional skills as a quarterback and halfback. Clark was a three-time All-Pro selection and led the Lions to their first NFL championship in 1935. His impressive career and contributions to the team earned him a well-deserved spot in the prestigious Hall of Fame.

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  • 8. 

    Joe Schmidt's retired #56 was unretired, with his blessing, for which Detroit Lions player?

    • A.

      Kevin Johnson

    • B.

      Pat Swilling

    • C.

      Jim Gibbons

    • D.

      Charlie Sanders

    Correct Answer
    B. Pat Swilling
    Explanation
    Pat Swilling was the Detroit Lions player for whom Joe Schmidt's retired #56 was unretired. Joe Schmidt, the former player, gave his blessing for the unretirement of his retired jersey number, allowing Pat Swilling to wear it.

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  • 9. 

    What number was retired for Detroit Lion Doak Walker?

    • A.

      #56

    • B.

      #37

    • C.

      #73

    • D.

      #22

    Correct Answer
    B. #37
    Explanation
    The number 37 was retired for Detroit Lion Doak Walker. This means that no player on the team can wear that number anymore as a tribute to Walker's contributions and achievements.

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  • 10. 

    How many times did Detroit Lion Billy Sims find pay dirt in the 1981 season?

    • A.

      15

    • B.

      17

    • C.

      13

    • D.

      11

    Correct Answer
    C. 13
    Explanation
    Billy Sims found pay dirt 13 times in the 1981 season. This means that he scored a touchdown 13 times during that season.

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  • 11. 

    In what state were the Detroit Lions originally based?

    • A.

      Minnesota

    • B.

      Michigan

    • C.

      Ohio

    • D.

      Oregon

    Correct Answer
    C. Ohio
    Explanation
    The Detroit Lions were originally based in Ohio.

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  • 12. 

    How many people were in the average crowd that came to see the Detroit Lions play in 1934?

    • A.

      11,000

    • B.

      20,000

    • C.

      8,000

    • D.

      5,000

    Correct Answer
    A. 11,000
    Explanation
    In 1934, the average crowd that came to see the Detroit Lions play was 11,000. This suggests that on average, 11,000 people attended each game during that year.

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  • 13. 

    How much did the best seats at a Detroit Lions game cost in their first season in 1934?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      10

    Correct Answer
    A. 2
  • 14. 

    How much did William C. Ford pay in 1964 to become sole owner of the Detroit Lions franchise?

    • A.

      $6 Million

    • B.

      $1 Million

    • C.

      $2.5 Million

    • D.

      $4.5 Million

    Correct Answer
    D. $4.5 Million
    Explanation
    In 1964, William C. Ford paid $4.5 million to become the sole owner of the Detroit Lions franchise.

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  • 15. 

    In what decade did the Detroit Lions franchise finally become profitable?

    • A.

      1940's

    • B.

      1950's

    • C.

      1980's

    • D.

      1960's

    Correct Answer
    B. 1950's
    Explanation
    In the 1950's, the Detroit Lions franchise finally became profitable. This suggests that during this decade, the team was able to generate enough revenue to cover their expenses and make a profit. It is likely that the Lions experienced success on the field, attracting more fans and increasing ticket sales, merchandise sales, and sponsorship deals. Additionally, the 1950's marked a period of economic growth and stability in the United States, which could have also contributed to the team's profitability.

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