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  • 1. 

    Ohio State's 2012 game with UCF was broadcast on which network?

    • A.

      BTN

    • B.

      NBC

    • C.

      ESPN2

    • D.

      ABC

    Correct Answer
    C. ESPN2
    Explanation
    The correct answer is ESPN2 because ESPN2 is a popular sports network that broadcasts college football games. It is likely that Ohio State's 2012 game with UCF was televised on ESPN2, allowing a wide audience to watch the game.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following Ohio State coaches for 2012 was in his 2nd year with the school?

    • A.

      Zach Smith

    • B.

      Stan Drayton

    • C.

      Everett Withers

    • D.

      Ed Warinner

    Correct Answer
    B. Stan Drayton
    Explanation
    Stan Drayton was the Ohio State coach in his 2nd year with the school in 2012.

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  • 3. 

    Urban Meyer was officially hired as the head coach of Ohio State on which date in 2011?

    • A.

      December 14th

    • B.

      December 28th

    • C.

      November 28th

    • D.

      November 14th

    Correct Answer
    C. November 28th
    Explanation
    Urban Meyer was officially hired as the head coach of Ohio State on November 28th, as indicated in the answer.

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  • 4. 

    Ohio State was ineligible to play in the 2012 Big 10 Championship, which was held on which date?

    • A.

      December 2nd

    • B.

      December 3rd

    • C.

      December 1st

    • D.

      December 4th

    Correct Answer
    C. December 1st
    Explanation
    Ohio State was ineligible to play in the 2012 Big 10 Championship, which was held on December 1st. This means that Ohio State was not allowed to participate in the championship game that took place on that specific date.

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  • 5. 

    Urban Meyer's first college head coaching job was coaching what unit for Ohio State in 1986?

    • A.

      Linebackers

    • B.

      Defensive Backs

    • C.

      Tight Ends

    • D.

      Wide Receivers

    Correct Answer
    C. Tight Ends
    Explanation
    Urban Meyer's first college head coaching job was coaching the Tight Ends unit for Ohio State in 1986.

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  • 6. 

    How many offensive starters from Ohio State's 2011 team returned for 2012?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      7

    • D.

      9

    Correct Answer
    C. 7
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 7. This means that out of the offensive starters from Ohio State's 2011 team, only 7 of them returned for the 2012 season. This suggests that there was a turnover in the offensive lineup, with several players either graduating or leaving the team for other reasons. It also implies that the 2012 team may have had to rebuild and develop new offensive players to fill the gaps left by those who did not return.

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  • 7. 

    Which player scored the final touchdown of the 2012 Ohio State Spring Game?

    • A.

      Michael Hall

    • B.

      Carlos Hyde

    • C.

      Kenny Guiton

    • D.

      Rod Smith

    Correct Answer
    D. Rod Smith
    Explanation
    Rod Smith is the correct answer because he scored the final touchdown of the 2012 Ohio State Spring Game.

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  • 8. 

    How many total starters from Ohio State's 2011 team returned for 2012?

    • A.

      19

    • B.

      17

    • C.

      15

    • D.

      21

    Correct Answer
    B. 17
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 17. This means that out of the total starters from Ohio State's 2011 team, 17 of them returned for the 2012 season. This suggests that there was a significant level of continuity and experience within the team, as a majority of the starters decided to continue playing for another year.

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  • 9. 

    Which number did Ohio State center Corey Linsley wear for the 2012 season?

    • A.

      61

    • B.

      75

    • C.

      65

    • D.

      71

    Correct Answer
    D. 71
    Explanation
    In the 2012 season, Corey Linsley, the center for Ohio State, wore the number 71.

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  • 10. 

    Eligibility-wise, Ohio State had how many freshmen on its roster at the start of the 2012 season?

    • A.

      22

    • B.

      52

    • C.

      32

    • D.

      42

    Correct Answer
    D. 42
    Explanation
    Ohio State had 42 freshmen on its roster at the start of the 2012 season.

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  • 11. 

    New Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer brought which strength and conditioning coach with him?

    • A.

      Mickey Marotti

    • B.

      Tim Hinton

    • C.

      Kerry Coombs

    • D.

      Stan Drayton

    Correct Answer
    A. Mickey Marotti
    Explanation
    Urban Meyer brought Mickey Marotti as the strength and conditioning coach with him to Ohio State.

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  • 12. 

    What was the final score of the 2012 Ohio State Spring Game?

    • A.

      21-0

    • B.

      24-21

    • C.

      20-14

    • D.

      13-10

    Correct Answer
    C. 20-14
  • 13. 

    By how many points to nothing did the Ohio State Buckeyes beat Akron in the first game of the 2011 season?

    • A.

      28

    • B.

      42

    • C.

      49

    • D.

      35

    Correct Answer
    B. 42
    Explanation
    In the first game of the 2011 season, the Ohio State Buckeyes beat Akron by 42 points. This means that Ohio State scored 42 more points than Akron in that game.

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  • 14. 

    Which wide receiver scored twice in the last quarter of the first game of the 2011 season?

    • A.

      Tyrone Williams

    • B.

      Devin Smith

    • C.

      Verlon Reed

    • D.

      Ryan Ross

    Correct Answer
    B. Devin Smith
    Explanation
    Devin Smith is the correct answer because he is the wide receiver who scored twice in the last quarter of the first game of the 2011 season.

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  • 15. 

    Against which team did the Ohio State Buckeyes lose their first home game of the 2011 season?

    • A.

      Colorado

    • B.

      Toledo

    • C.

      Indiana

    • D.

      Michigan State

    Correct Answer
    D. Michigan State
    Explanation
    In the 2011 season, the Ohio State Buckeyes lost their first home game to Michigan State.

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