NFL Trivia On Detroit Lions! Quiz

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How big of a fan are you of the Detroit Lions? Do you think you can pass this quiz? The Detroit Lions have secured four NFL championships. However, their final was in 1957, which gives the club the second-longest NFL championship famine behind the Arizona Cardinals. They have not yet played in the Super Bowl. Take this quiz and put your team spirit to the test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In the 2005 season, who led the Detroit Lions in tackles?

    • A.

      Kenoy Kennedy

    • B.

      RW McQuarters

    • C.

      Earl Holmes

    • D.

      James Hall

    Correct Answer
    A. Kenoy Kennedy
    Explanation
    Kenoy Kennedy is the correct answer because he led the Detroit Lions in tackles during the 2005 season. This means that he had the highest number of tackles among all the players on the team that year.

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  • 2. 

    How many touchdowns did the Detroit Lions score during the 2005 season on punt returns?

    • A.

      0

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    A. 0
    Explanation
    During the 2005 season, the Detroit Lions did not score any touchdowns on punt returns.

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  • 3. 

    Which Detroit Lion had the fewest receiving yards during the 2005 season?

    • A.

      Roy Williams

    • B.

      Charles Rodgers

    • C.

      Glenn Martinez

    • D.

      Troy Edwards

    Correct Answer
    C. Glenn Martinez
    Explanation
    Glenn Martinez had the fewest receiving yards during the 2005 season for the Detroit Lions.

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  • 4. 

    Which Detroit Lion only had 1-yard rushing during the 2005 season?

    • A.

      Paul Smith

    • B.

      Scottie Vines

    • C.

      Jeff Garcia

    • D.

      Cory Schlesinger

    Correct Answer
    D. Cory Schlesinger
    Explanation
    Cory Schlesinger is the correct answer because he was a fullback for the Detroit Lions during the 2005 season. Fullbacks typically have a limited role in rushing the ball, as their main responsibility is to block for the running back. Therefore, it is not surprising that Schlesinger only had 1-yard rushing during that season.

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  • 5. 

    Which defensive end signed a 5-year contract with the Lions in 2006 and has spent the last 7 season with the team?

    • A.

      Cory Redding

    • B.

      Kalimba Edwards

    • C.

      Jared DeVries

    • D.

      James Hall

    Correct Answer
    C. Jared DeVries
    Explanation
    Jared DeVries is the correct answer because he signed a 5-year contract with the Lions in 2006 and has spent the last 7 seasons with the team.

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  • 6. 

    During the 2005 season, what was the average punt for Nick Harris of the Detroit Lions?

    • A.

      52.1 Yards

    • B.

      43.5 Yards

    • C.

      48.2 Yards

    • D.

      47.3 Yards

    Correct Answer
    B. 43.5 Yards
    Explanation
    Nick Harris had an average punt of 43.5 yards during the 2005 season for the Detroit Lions.

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  • 7. 

    The Lions, winners of the NFC Central in 1991, played which two NFC East teams during the playoffs that season?

    • A.

      New York and Washington

    • B.

      Dallas and Philadelphia

    • C.

      Dallas and Washington

    • D.

      Philadelphia and Washington

    Correct Answer
    C. Dallas and Washington
    Explanation
    In 1991, the Lions, winners of the NFC Central, faced two NFC East teams during the playoffs. The answer is Dallas and Washington.

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  • 8. 

    Who had the longest gain from scrimmage for the Lions in the 1998 season?

    • A.

      Herman Moore

    • B.

      Barry Sanders

    • C.

      Johnnie Morton

    • D.

      Germane Crowell

    Correct Answer
    C. Johnnie Morton
    Explanation
    Johnnie Morton had the longest gain from scrimmage for the Lions in the 1998 season. This means that out of all the players on the Lions team that season, Morton had the highest number of yards gained in a single play from scrimmage. It is not specified whether this refers to rushing or receiving yards, but regardless, Morton had the longest gain.

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  • 9. 

    Who was the Detroit Lions' head coach in 1998?

    • A.

      Wayne Fontes

    • B.

      Gary Moeller

    • C.

      Bobby Ross

    • D.

      Marty Mornhinweg

    Correct Answer
    C. Bobby Ross
    Explanation
    Bobby Ross was the head coach of the Detroit Lions in 1998.

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  • 10. 

    Who scored the most touchdowns for the Detroit Lions in 1998?

    • A.

      Tommy Vardell

    • B.

      Herman Moore

    • C.

      Johnnie Morton

    • D.

      Barry Sanders

    Correct Answer
    A. Tommy Vardell
    Explanation
    In 1998, Tommy Vardell scored the most touchdowns for the Detroit Lions.

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  • 11. 

    Who did not share in the Lions team lead in interceptions with 3 picks in 1998?

    • A.

      Stephen Boyd

    • B.

      Ron Rice

    • C.

      Bryant Westbrook

    • D.

      Mark Carrier

    Correct Answer
    A. Stephen Boyd
    Explanation
    Stephen Boyd did not share in the Lions team lead in interceptions with 3 picks in 1998. This implies that there were multiple players who had 3 interceptions in that season, but Stephen Boyd was not one of them.

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  • 12. 

    Detroit WR Germane Crowell's 1,338 receiving yards ranked him where amongst receivers in the NFC in 1999?

    • A.

      1st

    • B.

      5th

    • C.

      2nd

    • D.

      3rd

    Correct Answer
    D. 3rd
    Explanation
    In 1999, Detroit WR Germane Crowell ranked 3rd amongst receivers in the NFC with 1,338 receiving yards.

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  • 13. 

    Detroit's Greg Hill led his team in rushing in 1999 with how many yards?

    • A.

      834

    • B.

      1,167

    • C.

      1,438

    • D.

      542

    Correct Answer
    D. 542
    Explanation
    In 1999, Greg Hill from Detroit led his team in rushing with 542 yards.

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  • 14. 

    What was the distance of the longest punt John Jett had for the Lions in 1999?

    • A.

      55

    • B.

      42

    • C.

      65

    • D.

      99

    Correct Answer
    C. 65
    Explanation
    John Jett had a punt of 65 yards for the Lions in 1999.

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  • 15. 

    In 1999, what was Michael Bates' longest kickoff return for the Detroit Lions?

    • A.

      56 Yards

    • B.

      95 Yards

    • C.

      100 Yards

    • D.

      78 Yards

    Correct Answer
    C. 100 Yards
    Explanation
    In 1999, Michael Bates' longest kickoff return for the Detroit Lions was 100 yards. This means that during a game in that year, Bates successfully returned a kickoff all the way to the opposing team's end zone, covering a total distance of 100 yards.

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