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  • 1. 

    Who was the highest rated quarterback in the NFL in 2001?

    • A.

      Kurt Warner

    • B.

      Peyton Manning

    • C.

      Jeff Garcia

    • D.

      Aaron Brooks

    Correct Answer
    A. Kurt Warner
    Explanation
    Kurt Warner was the highest rated quarterback in the NFL in 2001. This can be inferred from the information provided in the question.

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  • 2. 

    Who is the first quarterback to have 3,000 passing yards in each of his first 4 seasons?

    • A.

      Bart Starr

    • B.

      Peyton Manning

    • C.

      Dan Marino

    • D.

      Joe Montana

    Correct Answer
    B. Peyton Manning
    Explanation
    Peyton Manning is the correct answer because he is the first quarterback to have 3,000 passing yards in each of his first 4 seasons. This achievement showcases his consistent and impressive performance as a quarterback during the early years of his career.

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  • 3. 

    What does the surfing term "booger" mean?

    • A.

      Body Boarder

    • B.

      Wave Great To Ride

    • C.

      Choppy Water

    • D.

      Ocean Floor

    Correct Answer
    A. Body Boarder
    Explanation
    The surfing term "booger" refers to a body boarder. Body boarding is a water sport where the surfer rides a wave on a small board called a bodyboard. This term is commonly used by surfers to refer to those who participate in this specific type of surfing.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following poker hands is a "Brunson"?

    • A.

      Ten-Two

    • B.

      Ace-Eight

    • C.

      Ten-Ten

    • D.

      King-King

    Correct Answer
    A. Ten-Two
    Explanation
    A "Brunson" hand refers to a poker hand with a Ten and a Two. This hand is named after the famous poker player Doyle Brunson, who won the World Series of Poker Main Event twice with this hand. While it may not be considered a strong hand in traditional poker strategy, it has gained recognition and popularity due to Brunson's success with it.

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  • 5. 

    What term describes a fantasy league where owners can keep some players from one year to the next?

    • A.

      Dynasty League

    • B.

      Keeper League

    • C.

      Re-Draft League

    • D.

      Holdover League

    Correct Answer
    B. Keeper League
    Explanation
    A Keeper League is a fantasy league where owners have the option to retain or "keep" a certain number of players from one year to the next. This allows owners to build a team over multiple seasons and adds a strategic element to the league as they must decide which players to keep and which to let go. The term "Keeper League" accurately describes this type of fantasy league structure.

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  • 6. 

    Where did the name Rotisserie League originate from?

    • A.

      A Restaurant Name

    • B.

      A Tail-Gating Party

    • C.

      A Backyard Cookout

    • D.

      It Was Made Up At Random

    Correct Answer
    A. A Restaurant Name
    Explanation
    The name "Rotisserie League" originated from a restaurant name. This suggests that the concept of a fantasy sports league, where participants draft real players from professional sports teams to form their own teams and compete against each other based on the players' actual performance, was first developed or popularized in a restaurant setting.

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  • 7. 

    According to the NCAA, what percentage of male college students bet on sports?

    • A.

      10%

    • B.

      35%

    • C.

      25%

    • D.

      50%

    Correct Answer
    B. 35%
    Explanation
    According to the NCAA, approximately 35% of male college students bet on sports. This suggests that a significant proportion of male college students engage in sports betting activities. It is important to note that this statistic is specific to male college students and may not be representative of the entire college student population.

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  • 8. 

    Which stadium imploded on December 29th, 2002 at 8:00 am?

    • A.

      Three Rivers Stadium

    • B.

      Veterans Stadium

    • C.

      The Astrodome

    • D.

      Cinergy Field

    Correct Answer
    D. Cinergy Field
    Explanation
    Cinergy Field is the correct answer because it was the stadium that imploded on December 29th, 2002 at 8:00 am.

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  • 9. 

    What did Gene Conely and Del Rice have in common?

    • A.

      Both Played For The Red Sox And The Celtics

    • B.

      Both Pitched For The Braves

    • C.

      Both Were Catchers For The Red Sox

    • D.

      Both Played For The Celtics And The Braves

    Correct Answer
    D. Both Played For The Celtics And The Braves
    Explanation
    Gene Conely and Del Rice had in common the fact that they both played for the Celtics and the Braves.

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  • 10. 

    Where did Olympic gymnast Shannon Miller grow up?

    • A.

      Dallas, Texas

    • B.

      Wichita, Kansas

    • C.

      Edmond, Oklahoma

    • D.

      Miami, Florida

    Correct Answer
    C. Edmond, Oklahoma
    Explanation
    Shannon Miller, the Olympic gymnast, grew up in Edmond, Oklahoma.

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  • 11. 

    Which of the following occurred in the 1991 season?

    • A.

      The Dolphins Swept The Jets

    • B.

      The Vikings Swept The Lions

    • C.

      The Broncos Swept The Raiders

    • D.

      The Falcons Swept The 49ers

    Correct Answer
    D. The Falcons Swept The 49ers
    Explanation
    In the 1991 season, the Falcons were able to defeat the 49ers in both of their matchups. "Swept" refers to winning all of the games against a particular team in a season. Therefore, the correct answer is that the Falcons swept the 49ers in the 1991 season.

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  • 12. 

    Salto is a term most commonly used in which sport?

    • A.

      Gymnastics

    • B.

      Water Polo

    • C.

      Rugby

    • D.

      Cycling

    Correct Answer
    A. Gymnastics
    Explanation
    Salto is a term commonly used in gymnastics. In gymnastics, a salto refers to a flip or somersault performed in the air. This term is frequently used to describe various types of flips and rotations executed by gymnasts during their routines. It is not commonly used in water polo, rugby, or cycling.

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  • 13. 

    Daffy is a term most commonly used in which sport?

    • A.

      Skiing

    • B.

      Curling

    • C.

      Wrestling

    • D.

      Speed Skating

    Correct Answer
    A. Skiing
    Explanation
    The term "Daffy" is most commonly used in the sport of skiing. In skiing, a "Daffy" refers to a trick where a skier jumps off a slope and spreads their legs in opposite directions, with one ski pointing forward and the other pointing backward. This trick is often performed in freestyle skiing and is a popular move among skiers.

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  • 14. 

    The term "red herring" comes from which sport?

    • A.

      Bowling

    • B.

      Hunting

    • C.

      Track And Field

    • D.

      Sailing

    Correct Answer
    B. Hunting
    Explanation
    The term "red herring" comes from hunting. In hunting, a red herring is a strong-smelling fish that is used to distract hunting dogs from the scent of the prey they are tracking. The red herring is dragged across the trail to confuse the dogs and divert their attention. Over time, this practice gave rise to the figurative meaning of a "red herring" as something that is intentionally misleading or distracting, leading people away from the real issue or truth.

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  • 15. 

    The term "googly" is used in which sport?

    • A.

      Cricket

    • B.

      Rugby

    • C.

      Lacrosse

    • D.

      Polo

    Correct Answer
    A. Cricket
    Explanation
    The term "googly" is a cricket term used to describe a type of delivery bowled by a spinner. It is a deceptive delivery that appears to be spinning in one direction but actually spins in the opposite direction after pitching. This term is unique to the sport of cricket and is not used in rugby, lacrosse, or polo.

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