Trivia On NFL San Francisco 49ers

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  • 1. 

    Which San Francisco 49er was the NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 1995?

    • A.

      Bryant Young

    • B.

      Deion Sanders

    • C.

      Merton Hanks

    • D.

      Dana Stubblefield

    Correct Answer
    C. Merton Hanks
    Explanation
    Merton Hanks was the NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 1995. He played for the San Francisco 49ers and had an outstanding season, earning him this prestigious award. Hanks was known for his exceptional playmaking ability, especially his knack for interceptions. He recorded seven interceptions during the 1995 season, showcasing his skills as a defensive back. Hanks' contributions to the 49ers' defense played a crucial role in their success that year, leading to his recognition as the NFL Defensive Player of the Year.

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  • 2. 

    Where did former San Francisco 49er Dwight Clark play college football?

    • A.

      Clemson University

    • B.

      University Of Texas

    • C.

      University Of Oklahoma

    • D.

      Stanford University

    Correct Answer
    A. Clemson University
    Explanation
    Dwight Clark, the former San Francisco 49er, played college football at Clemson University.

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  • 3. 

    How many NFC West Titles did the San Francisco 49ers win the 1980's?

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      6

    • C.

      8

    • D.

      9

    Correct Answer
    A. 7
    Explanation
    The San Francisco 49ers won 7 NFC West Titles in the 1980s.

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  • 4. 

    The San Francisco 49ers won their first NFC West Division Championship in which year?

    • A.

      1971

    • B.

      1969

    • C.

      1972

    • D.

      1970

    Correct Answer
    D. 1970
    Explanation
    In 1970, the San Francisco 49ers won their first NFC West Division Championship. This means that they finished the regular season with the best record in their division, securing a spot in the playoffs. This was a significant achievement for the team, marking their first division title and showcasing their success during that particular year.

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  • 5. 

    Which year did the San Francisco 49ers begin playing in the National Football League?

    • A.

      1951

    • B.

      1950

    • C.

      1949

    • D.

      1948

    Correct Answer
    B. 1950
    Explanation
    The San Francisco 49ers began playing in the National Football League in 1950.

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  • 6. 

    In which year was the San Francisco 49ers Foundation established?

    • A.

      1991

    • B.

      1992

    • C.

      1993

    • D.

      1994

    Correct Answer
    B. 1992
    Explanation
    The San Francisco 49ers Foundation was established in 1992.

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  • 7. 

    Which was the first year the San Francisco 49ers made the NFC Playoffs?

    • A.

      1955

    • B.

      1957

    • C.

      1956

    • D.

      1958

    Correct Answer
    B. 1957
    Explanation
    In 1957, the San Francisco 49ers made their first appearance in the NFC Playoffs. This means that before 1957, they had not qualified for the playoffs in the NFC.

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  • 8. 

    How many NFC Western Division Championships did the San Francisco 49ers win in the 1970s?

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      2

    Correct Answer
    B. 3
    Explanation
    In the 1970s, the San Francisco 49ers won 3 NFC Western Division Championships.

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  • 9. 

    Who was the first coach of the NFL's San Francisco 49ers?

    • A.

      Frank C. Albert

    • B.

      Lawrence T. Shaw

    • C.

      Norman P. Strader

    • D.

      Howard W. Hickey

    Correct Answer
    B. Lawrence T. Shaw
    Explanation
    Lawrence T. Shaw was the first coach of the NFL's San Francisco 49ers. This can be inferred from the fact that his name is listed as one of the options and the question asks for the first coach of the team.

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  • 10. 

    Who did the San Francisco 49ers play in their first game in the NFL?

    • A.

      Chicago Bears

    • B.

      Green Bay Packers

    • C.

      Los Angeles Rams

    • D.

      New York Yanks

    Correct Answer
    D. New York Yanks
    Explanation
    The San Francisco 49ers played against the New York Yanks in their first game in the NFL.

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  • 11. 

    Which San Francisco 49er was selected for the Pro Bowl after the 2007 season?

    • A.

      Joe Nedney

    • B.

      Bryant Young

    • C.

      Andy Lee

    • D.

      Maurice Hicks

    Correct Answer
    C. Andy Lee
    Explanation
    Andy Lee was selected for the Pro Bowl after the 2007 season. The Pro Bowl is an annual all-star game in the National Football League (NFL), where players are selected based on their performance and skills throughout the season. Andy Lee, as a punter for the San Francisco 49ers, must have demonstrated exceptional punting abilities during the 2007 season, leading to his selection for the Pro Bowl.

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  • 12. 

    Who led the San Francisco 49ers in passing yards in 2007?

    • A.

      Shaun Hill

    • B.

      Chris Weinke

    • C.

      Alex Smith

    • D.

      Trent Dilfer

    Correct Answer
    D. Trent Dilfer
    Explanation
    Trent Dilfer led the San Francisco 49ers in passing yards in 2007.

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  • 13. 

    Who did the San Francisco 49ers draft in the 2nd round of the 2014 NFL Draft?

    • A.

      Carlos Hyde

    • B.

      Jimmie Ward

    • C.

      Marcus Lattimore

    • D.

      Marcus Martin

    Correct Answer
    A. Carlos Hyde
    Explanation
    The San Francisco 49ers drafted Carlos Hyde in the 2nd round of the 2014 NFL Draft.

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  • 14. 

    Who led the San Francisco 49ers with 6 interceptions in the 2011 regular season?

    • A.

      Donte Whitner

    • B.

      Carlos Rogers

    • C.

      Dashon Goldson

    • D.

      Patrick Willis

    Correct Answer
    C. Dashon Goldson
    Explanation
    Dashon Goldson led the San Francisco 49ers with 6 interceptions in the 2011 regular season.

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  • 15. 

    Which team gave the San Francisco 49ers their only home loss of the 2012 regular season?

    • A.

      Oakland Raiders

    • B.

      Dallas Cowboys

    • C.

      New York Giants

    • D.

      Seattle Seahawks

    Correct Answer
    C. New York Giants
    Explanation
    The New York Giants gave the San Francisco 49ers their only home loss of the 2012 regular season.

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