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  • 1. 

    What was the Detroit Lions' overall record for the 2005 season?

    • A.

      9-Jul

    • B.

      10-Jun

    • C.

      11-May

    • D.

      12-Apr

    Correct Answer
    C. 11-May
  • 2. 

    How many yards did the Detroit Lions have overall during the 2005 season?

    • A.

      2,699

    • B.

      5,158

    • C.

      4,319

    • D.

      3,224

    Correct Answer
    C. 4,319
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 4,319. This answer represents the total number of yards that the Detroit Lions had during the 2005 season. It is likely that this information is based on official records or statistics from that season.

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  • 3. 

    Who did the Detroit Lions lose to 27-13 in their 1999 NFC Wild Card game?

    • A.

      Dallas Cowboys

    • B.

      Washington Redskins

    • C.

      St. Louis Rams

    • D.

      Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    Correct Answer
    B. Washington Redskins
    Explanation
    In their 1999 NFC Wild Card game, the Detroit Lions lost to the Washington Redskins with a score of 27-13.

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  • 4. 

    What was Detroit Lions' quarterback Charlie Batch's rating in 2000?

    • A.

      67.3

    • B.

      105.1

    • C.

      86.5

    • D.

      92.9

    Correct Answer
    A. 67.3
  • 5. 

    After James Stewart, who had the most rushing yards for the Detroit Lions in 2000?

    • A.

      Charlie Batch

    • B.

      Mario Bates

    • C.

      Sedrick Irvin

    • D.

      Brock Olivo

    Correct Answer
    A. Charlie Batch
    Explanation
    Charlie Batch had the most rushing yards for the Detroit Lions in 2000.

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  • 6. 

    What were the Detroit Lions originally called?

    • A.

      Portsmouth Lions

    • B.

      Portsmouth Spartans

    • C.

      Detroit Spartans

    • D.

      Detroit Tigers

    Correct Answer
    B. Portsmouth Spartans
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Portsmouth Spartans. The Detroit Lions were originally called the Portsmouth Spartans before relocating to Detroit in 1934. The team was established in 1929 in Portsmouth, Ohio, and played there for five seasons before moving to Detroit. They were renamed the Detroit Lions after the relocation.

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  • 7. 

    Which team did the Detroit Lions defeat in the 1952, 1953 and 1957 NFL League Championships?

    • A.

      Houston Oilers

    • B.

      Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    • C.

      San Francisco 49ers

    • D.

      Cleveland Browns

    Correct Answer
    D. Cleveland Browns
    Explanation
    The Detroit Lions defeated the Cleveland Browns in the 1952, 1953, and 1957 NFL League Championships.

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  • 8. 

    Which two Lions players appeared as background vocalists on Marvin Gaye's record "What's Going On"?

    • A.

      Mel Farr And Lem Barney

    • B.

      Billy Sims And Barry Sanders

    • C.

      Dick Lane And Jack Christiansen

    • D.

      Bobby Layne And Yale Lary

    Correct Answer
    A. Mel Farr And Lem Barney
    Explanation
    Mel Farr and Lem Barney were two Lions players who appeared as background vocalists on Marvin Gaye's record "What's Going On".

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  • 9. 

    Who defeated the Detroit Lions in the playoffs in 1970?

    • A.

      Denver Broncos

    • B.

      Miami Dolphins

    • C.

      Los Angeles Rams

    • D.

      Dallas Cowboys

    Correct Answer
    D. Dallas Cowboys
    Explanation
    In the 1970 playoffs, the Dallas Cowboys defeated the Detroit Lions.

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  • 10. 

    Which body part did Billy Sims injure in 1984, putting an end to his football career?

    • A.

      Knee

    • B.

      Back

    • C.

      Foot

    • D.

      Shoulder

    Correct Answer
    A. Knee
    Explanation
    Billy Sims injured his knee in 1984, which ultimately led to the end of his football career.

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  • 11. 

    In 2005, Detroit Lions head coach Matt Millen received a contract extension of how many years?

    • A.

      Three

    • B.

      Seven

    • C.

      Ten

    • D.

      Five

    Correct Answer
    D. Five
    Explanation
    In 2005, Detroit Lions head coach Matt Millen received a contract extension of five years.

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  • 12. 

    Which Detroit Lions player was inducted into the Professional Football Hall Of Fame in 2007?

    • A.

      Charlie Sanders

    • B.

      Lou Creekmur

    • C.

      Lem Barney

    • D.

      Larry Sanders

    Correct Answer
    A. Charlie Sanders
    Explanation
    Charlie Sanders was inducted into the Professional Football Hall of Fame in 2007. He was a former player for the Detroit Lions and is considered one of the greatest tight ends in NFL history. Sanders played his entire career with the Lions from 1968 to 1977 and was known for his exceptional receiving skills and ability to block. He was a seven-time Pro Bowl selection and was named to the NFL 1970s All-Decade Team. Sanders' induction into the Hall of Fame in 2007 was a well-deserved recognition of his contributions to the game.

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  • 13. 

    Who was head coach of the Detroit Lions from 2003 to 2005?

    • A.

      Marty Mornhinweg

    • B.

      Dick Jauron

    • C.

      Steve Mariucci

    • D.

      Rod Marinelli

    Correct Answer
    C. Steve Mariucci
    Explanation
    Steve Mariucci was the head coach of the Detroit Lions from 2003 to 2005.

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  • 14. 

    For how many years was Wayne Fontes head coach of the Detroit Lions?

    • A.

      Six

    • B.

      Eight

    • C.

      Four

    • D.

      Ten

    Correct Answer
    B. Eight
    Explanation
    Wayne Fontes was the head coach of the Detroit Lions for eight years.

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  • 15. 

    What team defeated the Detroit Lions at their first "Turkey Classic" in 1934?

    • A.

      Buffalo Bills

    • B.

      Denver Broncos

    • C.

      Chicago Bears

    • D.

      Dallas Cowboys

    Correct Answer
    C. Chicago Bears
    Explanation
    In 1934, the Detroit Lions were defeated by the Chicago Bears at their first "Turkey Classic."

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