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  • 1. 

    What nickname was given to the Pittsburgh Steelers' defense in the 1970's?

    • A.

      Sack Pack

    • B.

      Steel Curtain

    • C.

      Fearsome Foursome

    • D.

      Doomsday Defense

    Correct Answer
    B. Steel Curtain
    Explanation
    The nickname given to the Pittsburgh Steelers' defense in the 1970's was the "Steel Curtain." This nickname was used to describe the team's dominant and impenetrable defense, which was known for its toughness and ability to shut down opposing offenses. The term "Steel Curtain" became synonymous with the Steelers' defensive unit during this time period, and is still widely recognized and associated with the team's success in the 1970's.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these football stars is a Hall of Fame Steeler cornerback?

    • A.

      Deion Sanders

    • B.

      Lynn Swan

    • C.

      Terry Bradshaw

    • D.

      Mel Blount

    Correct Answer
    D. Mel Blount
    Explanation
    Mel Blount is a Hall of Fame Steeler cornerback. He played for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1970 to 1983 and was known for his physical style of play. Blount was a key player in the Steelers' dominant defense in the 1970s, which won four Super Bowl championships. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1989, solidifying his status as one of the greatest cornerbacks in NFL history.

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  • 3. 

    Which football star is known for this fact "Football Hall of Fame Steeler quarterback"?

    • A.

      George Brett

    • B.

      Terry Bradshaw

    • C.

      Allen Iverson

    • D.

      Ken O'Brien

    Correct Answer
    B. Terry Bradshaw
    Explanation
    Terry Bradshaw is known for being a Football Hall of Fame Steeler quarterback. He played for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1970 to 1983 and led the team to four Super Bowl victories. Bradshaw is considered one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1989.

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  • 4. 

    Who bought football's Pittsburgh franchise in 1933 and became the Steelers?

    • A.

      Art Rooney

    • B.

      Tex Schramm

    • C.

      Harmon Killebrew

    • D.

      Jack Youngblood

    Correct Answer
    A. Art Rooney
    Explanation
    Art Rooney bought football's Pittsburgh franchise in 1933 and became the Steelers.

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  • 5. 

    Which football star played 14 seasons from 1974-87 as a Pittsburgh Steeler?

    • A.

      John Stallworth

    • B.

      Bob Lilly

    • C.

      Tom Seaver

    • D.

      Bob Pettit

    Correct Answer
    A. John Stallworth
    Explanation
    John Stallworth is the correct answer because he played 14 seasons from 1974-87 as a Pittsburgh Steeler.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following players joined the Steelers in 1974?

    • A.

      Lynn Swann

    • B.

      Jerome Bettis

    • C.

      Hines Ward

    • D.

      Joe Namath

    Correct Answer
    A. Lynn Swann
    Explanation
    Lynn Swann joined the Steelers in 1974.

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  • 7. 

    In which division did the Pittsburgh Steelers finish in 3rd place in 2003?

    • A.

      AFC North

    • B.

      NFC North

    • C.

      AFC West

    • D.

      AFC South

    Correct Answer
    A. AFC North
    Explanation
    In 2003, the Pittsburgh Steelers finished in 3rd place in the AFC North division.

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  • 8. 

    Who was drafted eleventh to the Steelers in the 2004 NFL?

    • A.

      Ben Roethlisberger

    • B.

      Javon Walker

    • C.

      Chad Johnson

    • D.

      Shaun Alexander

    Correct Answer
    A. Ben Roethlisberger
    Explanation
    Ben Roethlisberger was drafted eleventh to the Steelers in the 2004 NFL.

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  • 9. 

    Who finished the 2003 season second on the Steelers with 60 receptions for 860 yards and four touchdowns?

    • A.

      T.J. Duckett

    • B.

      Plaxico Burress

    • C.

      Charles Rogers

    • D.

      Ashley Lelie

    Correct Answer
    B. Plaxico Burress
    Explanation
    Plaxico Burress finished the 2003 season second on the Steelers with 60 receptions for 860 yards and four touchdowns. He had a successful season, contributing significantly to the team's offense.

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  • 10. 

    Who was 14-0 as the Pittsburgh starting quarterback in 2004?

    • A.

      Carson Palmer

    • B.

      Charles Rogers

    • C.

      Ben Roethlisberger

    • D.

      Jamal Lewis

    Correct Answer
    C. Ben Roethlisberger
    Explanation
    In 2004, Ben Roethlisberger had a perfect record of 14-0 as the starting quarterback for the Pittsburgh team. This means that he won all 14 games that he played in that season. Roethlisberger's exceptional performance as a quarterback contributed to the team's success during that year.

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  • 11. 

    Who was the top draft pick (8th overall) of the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2000?

    • A.

      Dewayne Robertson

    • B.

      Plaxico Burress

    • C.

      Michael Vick

    • D.

      Peter Warrick

    Correct Answer
    B. Plaxico Burress
    Explanation
    Plaxico Burress was the top draft pick (8th overall) of the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2000. This means that out of the given options, Burress was the player chosen by the Steelers as their first pick in the draft that year.

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  • 12. 

    What does the yellow, red and blue stand for in the Steelers logo?

    • A.

      Colors Of The State Flag

    • B.

      Wood, Fire And Water

    • C.

      Blood, Water And The Sun

    • D.

      Coal, Ore And Steel Scrap

    Correct Answer
    D. Coal, Ore And Steel Scrap
    Explanation
    The yellow, red, and blue in the Steelers logo represent coal, ore, and steel scrap respectively. These colors symbolize the industrial heritage and history of Pittsburgh, which is known for its steel industry. Coal, ore, and steel scrap are key elements in the production of steel, highlighting the city's connection to this industry.

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  • 13. 

    Who was the Head Coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1969 to 1991?

    • A.

      Chuck Noll

    • B.

      Bill Austin

    • C.

      Bill Cowher

    • D.

      Mike Nixon

    Correct Answer
    A. Chuck Noll
    Explanation
    Chuck Noll was the Head Coach for the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1969 to 1991. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest coaches in NFL history. Under his leadership, the Steelers became one of the most successful teams of the 1970s, winning four Super Bowl championships. Noll's emphasis on a strong defense and a balanced offense revolutionized the game and laid the foundation for the Steelers' dynasty. His tenure with the team is marked by his exceptional coaching skills, ability to develop talent, and his commitment to building a winning culture.

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