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  • 1. 

    How many points did Temple score against Saint Joseph's at the Liacouras Center on December 4th 2013?

    • A.

      77 Points

    • B.

      69 Points

    • C.

      129 Points

    • D.

      49 Point

    Correct Answer
    A. 77 Points
    Explanation
    Temple scored 77 points against Saint Joseph's at the Liacouras Center on December 4th, 2013.

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  • 2. 

    What season did the Temple roster include Brian Shanahan, Dionte Christmas and Mardy Collins?

    • A.

      36923

    • B.

      38504

    • C.

      39692

    • D.

      36526

    Correct Answer
    B. 38504
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 38504. This answer is correct because it is the only option that includes all three players mentioned in the question: Brian Shanahan, Dionte Christmas, and Mardy Collins.

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  • 3. 

    Why was the Owl selected as Temple's mascot?

    • A.

      It Was Picked By Students

    • B.

      For Its Hunting Ability

    • C.

      Started As A Night School

    • D.

      The Campus Has Owls

    Correct Answer
    C. Started As A Night School
    Explanation
    The Owl was selected as Temple's mascot because the university started as a night school. Owls are known for being nocturnal creatures, and since Temple University initially offered night classes, the choice of the Owl as the mascot symbolizes the university's origins and its commitment to providing education during non-traditional hours.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the NBA players played college ball for the Temple Owls?

    • A.

      Mark Strickland

    • B.

      Mark Price

    • C.

      Mark Jackson

    • D.

      Sean Marks

    Correct Answer
    A. Mark Strickland
    Explanation
    Mark Strickland is the correct answer because he is the only player listed who played college basketball for the Temple Owls. Mark Price played college ball for Georgia Tech, Mark Jackson played for St. John's University, and Sean Marks played for the University of California, Berkeley.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the NBA players played college ball for the Temple Owls?

    • A.

      Michael Anderson

    • B.

      Tim Perry

    • C.

      Al Guokas

    • D.

      Tim Thomas

    Correct Answer
    B. Tim Perry
    Explanation
    Tim Perry is the correct answer because he played college basketball for the Temple Owls.

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  • 6. 

    Which season did Temple win less than 20 basketball games?

    • A.

      39692

    • B.

      36526

    • C.

      38899

    • D.

      40483

    Correct Answer
    C. 38899
    Explanation
    The answer 38899 suggests that Temple won less than 20 basketball games during the season represented by this number.

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  • 7. 

    Who is the Temple player who received a four-year ban for doping from the Turkish Basketball Federation?

    • A.

      Greg Jefferson

    • B.

      David Hawkins

    • C.

      Lynn Greer

    • D.

      Hawley Smith

    Correct Answer
    B. David Hawkins
    Explanation
    David Hawkins is the correct answer because he is the Temple player who received a four-year ban for doping from the Turkish Basketball Federation.

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  • 8. 

    As of 2014, how many Final Fours has Temple been part of?

    • A.

      Four

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Seven

    • D.

      Zero

    Correct Answer
    B. Two
    Explanation
    Temple has been part of two Final Fours as of 2014. This means that the Temple basketball team has reached the semifinals of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament on two occasions.

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  • 9. 

    Who earned 1993-94 Atlantic-10 Conference Player of the Year honors?

    • A.

      Eddie Jones

    • B.

      Ahmad Nivins

    • C.

      Aaron McKie

    • D.

      Rick Brunson

    Correct Answer
    A. Eddie Jones
    Explanation
    Eddie Jones earned the 1993-94 Atlantic-10 Conference Player of the Year honors.

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  • 10. 

    Who played for the Adelaide in Australia in 1995-96 and was their season MVP?

    • A.

      Clarence Brookins

    • B.

      Rick Brunson

    • C.

      Marc Jackson

    • D.

      Mardy Collins

    Correct Answer
    B. Rick Brunson
    Explanation
    Rick Brunson played for the Adelaide in Australia in 1995-96 and was their season MVP.

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  • 11. 

    What former Temple star worked as an assistant coach with the Denver Nuggets?

    • A.

      Donald Hodge

    • B.

      Aaron McKie

    • C.

      Eddie Jones

    • D.

      Rick Brunson

    Correct Answer
    D. Rick Brunson
    Explanation
    Rick Brunson is the correct answer because he is a former Temple star who worked as an assistant coach with the Denver Nuggets.

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  • 12. 

    Who grabbed 15 rebounds for Temple in a loss to La Salle in January 2014?

    • A.

      Anthony Lee

    • B.

      Devontae Watson

    • C.

      Nick Pendergast,

    • D.

      Dalton Pepper,

    Correct Answer
    A. Anthony Lee
    Explanation
    In a loss to La Salle in January 2014, Anthony Lee grabbed 15 rebounds for Temple.

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  • 13. 

    How many years did Temple's Mark Macon play in the NBA?

    • A.

      Ten Years

    • B.

      Never Played In NBA

    • C.

      Five Years

    • D.

      Six Years

    Correct Answer
    D. Six Years
    Explanation
    Mark Macon played in the NBA for six years. This means that he had a professional basketball career that lasted for six seasons in the NBA.

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  • 14. 

    What player-led Temple in scoring all four of his seasons?

    • A.

      John Chaney

    • B.

      Mark Macon

    • C.

      Howard Black

    • D.

      Eddie Jones

    Correct Answer
    B. Mark Macon
    Explanation
    Mark Macon is the correct answer because he is the player who led Temple in scoring for all four of his seasons. This means that throughout his entire college career, Macon consistently scored the most points for the Temple basketball team.

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  • 15. 

    Who was captain of Temple's 1969 National Invitational Tournament championship team?

    • A.

      Paul Collins

    • B.

      Ollie Johnson

    • C.

      John Baum

    • D.

      Eddie Mast

    Correct Answer
    C. John Baum
    Explanation
    John Baum was the captain of Temple's 1969 National Invitational Tournament championship team.

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  • 16. 

    Who did Temple lose to in the Second Round of the 2012 NCAA Tournament?

    • A.

      Florida

    • B.

      Lehigh

    • C.

      Cornell

    • D.

      South Florida

    Correct Answer
    D. South Florida
    Explanation
    Temple lost to South Florida in the Second Round of the 2012 NCAA Tournament.

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  • 17. 

    What was Temple's win-loss percentage for the 2011-12 basketball season?

    • A.

      0.75

    • B.

      0.55

    • C.

      0.45

    • D.

      0.606

    Correct Answer
    A. 0.75
  • 18. 

    Who was named one of the Top 10 "Glue Guys" in college basketball by CBSsports.com?

    • A.

      Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson

    • B.

      Will Cummings

    • C.

      Dalton Pepper

    • D.

      T.J. DiLeo

    Correct Answer
    A. Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson
    Explanation
    Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson was named one of the Top 10 "Glue Guys" in college basketball by CBSsports.com. This means that he was recognized as a player who contributes to the team's success in various ways, such as being a strong defender, a selfless teammate, and a player who does the little things that don't always show up in the stat sheet. His ability to bring the team together and make an impact on the game without necessarily being the star player sets him apart and earns him this recognition.

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  • 19. 

    What Temple player won the Robert V. Geasey Trophy?

    • A.

      Nate Blackwell

    • B.

      Ramone Moore

    • C.

      Ryan Brooks

    • D.

      Craig Williams

    Correct Answer
    A. Nate Blackwell
    Explanation
    Nate Blackwell won the Robert V. Geasey Trophy.

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  • 20. 

    What Temple player won the Robert V. Geasey Trophy?

    • A.

      Aaron McKie

    • B.

      Malik Moore

    • C.

      Julian Dunkley

    • D.

      Lamont Barnes

    Correct Answer
    A. Aaron McKie
    Explanation
    Aaron McKie won the Robert V. Geasey Trophy.

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  • 21. 

    Who ended his college career as Temple's all-time rebound leader?

    • A.

      Lavoy Allen

    • B.

      Khalif Wyatt

    • C.

      Eddie Jones

    • D.

      Pepe Sanchez

    Correct Answer
    A. Lavoy Allen
    Explanation
    Lavoy Allen ended his college career as Temple's all-time rebound leader. This means that throughout his time playing college basketball at Temple, he accumulated the highest number of rebounds compared to any other player in the history of the school.

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  • 22. 

    What Temple Owl star went on to be Head Coach of Binghamton University?

    • A.

      John Chaney

    • B.

      Mark Macon

    • C.

      Mardy Collins

    • D.

      Lavoy Allen

    Correct Answer
    B. Mark Macon
    Explanation
    Mark Macon is the correct answer because he was a former Temple Owl star who went on to become the head coach of Binghamton University. This information directly aligns with the question, making it the correct choice.

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  • 23. 

    Where in Pennsylvania is Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson from?

    • A.

      Beaver Falls

    • B.

      Pittsburgh

    • C.

      DuBois

    • D.

      Chester

    Correct Answer
    D. Chester
    Explanation
    Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson is from Chester, Pennsylvania.

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  • 24. 

    Which Temple player went to High School at Lincoln Park Performing Arts?

    • A.

      Josh Brown

    • B.

      Dalton Pepper

    • C.

      Devontae Watson

    • D.

      Will Cummings

    Correct Answer
    C. Devontae Watson
    Explanation
    Devontae Watson is the correct answer because he is the only player listed who went to High School at Lincoln Park Performing Arts.

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  • 25. 

    What Temple star made his NBA debut on October 17, 1969?

    • A.

      Johnny Baum

    • B.

      Jerry Baskerville

    • C.

      Nelson Bobb

    • D.

      Gorham Getchell

    Correct Answer
    A. Johnny Baum
    Explanation
    Johnny Baum is the correct answer because he is the only option given that is a Temple star. The question asks for the Temple star who made his NBA debut on October 17, 1969, and Johnny Baum fits that description.

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  • 26. 

    Who was drafted in the 2nd round (9th pick, 37th overall)in the 1997 NBA Draft?

    • A.

      Marc Jackson

    • B.

      Donald Hodge

    • C.

      Mark Macon

    • D.

      Duane Causwell

    Correct Answer
    A. Marc Jackson
    Explanation
    Marc Jackson was drafted in the 2nd round (9th pick, 37th overall) in the 1997 NBA Draft.

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  • 27. 

    How tall is Owls Basketball player Michael Eric?

    • A.

      42166

    • B.

      42161

    • C.

      42164

    • D.

      42162

    Correct Answer
    A. 42166
  • 28. 

    What job does Marc Proto do for Temple?

    • A.

      Strength Coach

    • B.

      Video

    • C.

      Graduate Manager

    • D.

      Athletic Trainer

    Correct Answer
    A. Strength Coach
    Explanation
    Marc Proto is a strength coach for Temple. A strength coach is responsible for developing and implementing strength and conditioning programs for athletes to enhance their physical performance and reduce the risk of injuries. This job involves designing workout routines, supervising training sessions, and providing guidance on nutrition and recovery strategies. As a strength coach, Marc Proto would work closely with athletes to optimize their strength, power, and overall athletic abilities.

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  • 29. 

    Ramone Moore changed his number from 23 to what number for his final season?

    • A.

      #22

    • B.

      #10

    • C.

      #15

    • D.

      #33

    Correct Answer
    B. #10
    Explanation
    Ramone Moore changed his number from 23 to #10 for his final season.

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  • 30. 

    Who in 2011 became the 48th Temple player to reach the 1000-point plateau?

    • A.

      Khalif Wyatt

    • B.

      Dalton Pepper

    • C.

      Juan Fernandez

    • D.

      Lavoy Allen

    Correct Answer
    C. Juan Fernandez
    Explanation
    In 2011, Juan Fernandez became the 48th Temple player to reach the 1000-point plateau. This means that he scored over 1000 points during his time playing for the Temple basketball team.

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  • 31. 

    Who scored his first collegiate points on dunk vs. Saint Joseph's in 2012?

    • A.

      Jake Godino

    • B.

      Josh Brown

    • C.

      T.J. DiLeo

    • D.

      Nick Pendergast

    Correct Answer
    D. Nick Pendergast
    Explanation
    Nick Pendergast scored his first collegiate points on a dunk against Saint Joseph's in 2012.

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  • 32. 

    Who wrote the book "Palestra Pandemonium: A History Of The Big 5"?

    • A.

      John Feinstein

    • B.

      Robert Lyons

    • C.

      Josh Cody

    • D.

      George Bertelsman

    Correct Answer
    B. Robert Lyons
    Explanation
    The book "Palestra Pandemonium: A History Of The Big 5" was written by Robert Lyons.

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  • 33. 

    When was ground broken on Liacouras Center at Temple?

    • A.

      1996

    • B.

      1954

    • C.

      2009

    • D.

      1986

    Correct Answer
    A. 1996
    Explanation
    The ground was broken on Liacouras Center at Temple in 1996.

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  • 34. 

    Who led Temple in scoring in their January 14th, 2014 loss at Cincinnati?

    • A.

      Quenton DeCosey

    • B.

      Anthony Lee

    • C.

      Josh Brown

    • D.

      Dalton Pepper

    Correct Answer
    D. Dalton Pepper
    Explanation
    Dalton Pepper led Temple in scoring in their January 14th, 2014 loss at Cincinnati.

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  • 35. 

    How many times has Temple and La Salle met including and up to the January 18,2014 game?

    • A.

      76 Times

    • B.

      114 Times

    • C.

      19 Times

    • D.

      230 Times

    Correct Answer
    B. 114 Times
    Explanation
    Temple and La Salle have met a total of 114 times, including and up to the January 18, 2014 game.

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  • 36. 

    What were the 2009-10 Temple Owls ranked by AP in the final poll before the NCAA Basketball Tournament?

    • A.

      12th

    • B.

      5th

    • C.

      22nd

    • D.

      15th

    Correct Answer
    A. 12th
    Explanation
    In the final poll before the NCAA Basketball Tournament in 2009-10, the Temple Owls were ranked 12th by the AP.

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  • 37. 

    What former Temple coach became vice-chairman of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports?

    • A.

      Don Casey

    • B.

      Harry Litwack

    • C.

      Josh Cody

    • D.

      James Usilton

    Correct Answer
    A. Don Casey
    Explanation
    Don Casey is the correct answer because he is the former Temple coach who became vice-chairman of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.

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  • 38. 

    What was Josh Cody's last season as head coach for Temple's basketball team?

    • A.

      1961-62

    • B.

      1941-42

    • C.

      1951-52

    • D.

      1969-70

    Correct Answer
    C. 1951-52
    Explanation
    Josh Cody's last season as head coach for Temple's basketball team was 1951-52.

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