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  • 1. 

    Who was the only player besides Eli Manning to play a game at quarterback for the Giants in 2012?

    • A.

      Alex Smith

    • B.

      Curtis Painter

    • C.

      Brian Leonard

    • D.

      David Carr

    Correct Answer
    D. David Carr
    Explanation
    In 2012, David Carr was the only player besides Eli Manning to play a game at quarterback for the Giants. This suggests that Manning was the primary quarterback for the team that year, but Carr was called upon to play at least one game in his absence. The other options, Alex Smith, Curtis Painter, and Brian Leonard, were not mentioned as having played quarterback for the Giants in 2012, making David Carr the correct answer.

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  • 2. 

    Which long-time Giants kicker left the team following the 2012 season?

    • A.

      Lawrence Tynes

    • B.

      Norman Anderson

    • C.

      Kris Brown

    • D.

      Dan Bailey

    Correct Answer
    A. Lawrence Tynes
    Explanation
    Lawrence Tynes left the Giants following the 2012 season. This can be inferred from the question which asks for the long-time Giants kicker who left the team after the mentioned season. The other options, Norman Anderson, Kris Brown, and Dan Bailey, are not mentioned in the question and therefore can be eliminated as potential answers.

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  • 3. 

    Stevie Brown led the Giants in what category in 2012?

    • A.

      Interceptions

    • B.

      Sacks

    • C.

      Forced Fumbles

    • D.

      Tackles

    Correct Answer
    A. Interceptions
    Explanation
    In 2012, Stevie Brown led the Giants in interceptions. This means that he had the highest number of interceptions among all the players on the team during that season. Interceptions occur when a defensive player catches a pass thrown by the opposing team's quarterback, effectively ending their offensive play and giving possession to the defensive team. Stevie Brown's ability to intercept passes made him a standout player in this category for the Giants in 2012.

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  • 4. 

    Who started every game at center for the Giants in 2012?

    • A.

      David Baas

    • B.

      David Diehl

    • C.

      William Beatty

    • D.

      Kevin Boothe

    Correct Answer
    A. David Baas
    Explanation
    David Baas is the correct answer because he started every game at center for the Giants in 2012. This means that he was consistently chosen to play in that position throughout the entire season.

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  • 5. 

    Which Giants defensive tackle spent the entire 2012 season on injured reserve?

    • A.

      Adrian Tracy

    • B.

      Rocky Bernard

    • C.

      Osi Umenyiora

    • D.

      Shaun Rogers

    Correct Answer
    D. Shaun Rogers
    Explanation
    Shaun Rogers spent the entire 2012 season on injured reserve.

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  • 6. 

    In 2012, the Giants defense recorded a season-high 6 turnovers against which divisional opponent in week 8?

    • A.

      Carolina Panthers

    • B.

      Washington Redskins

    • C.

      Philadelphia Eagles

    • D.

      Dallas Cowboys

    Correct Answer
    D. Dallas Cowboys
    Explanation
    In 2012, the Giants defense recorded a season-high 6 turnovers against the Dallas Cowboys in week 8. This means that during that game, the Giants defense was able to force the Cowboys to turn over the ball 6 times, either through interceptions or fumbles. This was the highest number of turnovers the Giants defense achieved in that season, indicating a strong defensive performance against their divisional opponent.

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  • 7. 

    The Giants finished the 2011 regular season with what record?

    • A.

      5-Nov

    • B.

      4-Dec

    • C.

      7-Sep

    • D.

      6-Oct

    Correct Answer
    C. 7-Sep
  • 8. 

    The Giants clinched a division title in 2011 by beating which team on the last day of the season?

    • A.

      Cleveland Browns

    • B.

      Green Bay Packers

    • C.

      Minnesota Vikings

    • D.

      Dallas Cowboys

    Correct Answer
    D. Dallas Cowboys
    Explanation
    In 2011, the Giants clinched a division title by beating the Dallas Cowboys on the last day of the season.

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  • 9. 

    The Giants allowed only 2 points in their 2011 playoff victory over what team?

    • A.

      Green Bay Packers

    • B.

      San Francisco 49ers

    • C.

      Atlanta Falcons

    • D.

      New England Patriots

    Correct Answer
    C. Atlanta Falcons
    Explanation
    In their 2011 playoff victory, the Giants allowed only 2 points against the Atlanta Falcons.

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  • 10. 

    The Giants reached the NFC Championship for the 2011 season by defeating what NFC North team?

    • A.

      Chicago Bears

    • B.

      Detroit Lions

    • C.

      Green Bay Packers

    • D.

      Minnesota Vikings

    Correct Answer
    C. Green Bay Packers
    Explanation
    The Giants reached the NFC Championship for the 2011 season by defeating the Green Bay Packers.

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  • 11. 

    Which Nebraska player did the Giants take with their first pick in the 2011 NFL Draft?

    • A.

      Marvin Austin

    • B.

      Tyler Sash

    • C.

      Prince Amukamara

    • D.

      Jerrell Jernigan

    Correct Answer
    C. Prince Amukamara
    Explanation
    Prince Amukamara was the Nebraska player that the Giants took with their first pick in the 2011 NFL Draft.

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  • 12. 

    The Giants were forced to reschedule a 2011 preseason game due to what kind of disaster?

    • A.

      Wildfire

    • B.

      Earthquake

    • C.

      Volcanic Eruption

    • D.

      Hurricane

    Correct Answer
    D. Hurricane
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Hurricane. In 2011, the Giants had to reschedule a preseason game due to the occurrence of a hurricane. This suggests that the hurricane posed a significant threat or caused severe damage to the area where the game was supposed to take place.

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  • 13. 

    Which wide receiver was lost for the season in the Giants' 2011 game against the Rams?

    • A.

      Domenik Hixon

    • B.

      Mario Manningham

    • C.

      Hakeem Nicks

    • D.

      Victor Cruz

    Correct Answer
    A. Domenik Hixon
    Explanation
    Domenik Hixon was lost for the season in the Giants' 2011 game against the Rams.

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  • 14. 

    During the 2011 season, the Giants' offense was ranked dead last in what category?

    • A.

      Passing Yards

    • B.

      Rushing Yards

    • C.

      Sacks Allowed

    • D.

      Points

    Correct Answer
    B. Rushing Yards
    Explanation
    In the 2011 season, the Giants' offense was ranked dead last in rushing yards. This means that they had the fewest rushing yards compared to all the other teams in the league. Their running game was not effective and they struggled to gain yards on the ground.

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  • 15. 

    Who led the Giants with 659 rushing yards in 2011?

    • A.

      Brandon Jacobs

    • B.

      Eli Manning

    • C.

      Danny Ware

    • D.

      Ahmad Bradshaw

    Correct Answer
    D. Ahmad Bradshaw
    Explanation
    Ahmad Bradshaw led the Giants with 659 rushing yards in 2011. This means that he gained the most yards on the ground compared to the other players listed.

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