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  • 1. 

    In 2002's Red River Rivalry, how many yards did a Texas defender take an interception for a touchdown?

    • A.

      73 Yards

    • B.

      49 Yards

    • C.

      67 Yards

    • D.

      56 Yards

    Correct Answer
    A. 73 Yards
    Explanation
    In the 2002's Red River Rivalry, a Texas defender intercepted the ball and ran it for a touchdown, covering a distance of 73 yards.

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  • 2. 

    In the 1946 Red River Rivalry game, a Texas player scored a game high how many points?

    • A.

      22 Points

    • B.

      18 Points

    • C.

      30 Points

    • D.

      24 Points

    Correct Answer
    D. 24 Points
    Explanation
    In the 1946 Red River Rivalry game, a Texas player scored 24 points, which was the highest score in the game. This indicates that the player had a significant impact on the outcome of the game and was a key contributor to the team's success.

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  • 3. 

    The leading passer in the 2003 Red River Rivalry game had how many passing yards?

    • A.

      272 Yards

    • B.

      315 Yards

    • C.

      290 Yards

    • D.

      243 Yards

    Correct Answer
    C. 290 Yards
    Explanation
    In the 2003 Red River Rivalry game, the leading passer had 290 passing yards.

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  • 4. 

    In the 2002 Red River Rivalry game, the starting quarterbacks combined to throw how many interceptions?

    • A.

      8 Interceptions

    • B.

      5 Interceptions

    • C.

      7 Interceptions

    • D.

      6 Interceptions

    Correct Answer
    C. 7 Interceptions
    Explanation
    In the 2002 Red River Rivalry game, the starting quarterbacks combined to throw a total of 7 interceptions. This means that throughout the course of the game, both quarterbacks made poor throws or decisions that resulted in the opposing team intercepting the ball. The high number of interceptions suggests that the quarterbacks may have been under pressure or struggling to make accurate passes.

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  • 5. 

    At 2001's Red River Rivalry game, both teams were unbeaten and Top Five for the first time in how long?

    • A.

      17 Years

    • B.

      19 Years

    • C.

      23 Years

    • D.

      12 Years

    Correct Answer
    A. 17 Years
    Explanation
    For the first time in 17 years, both teams participating in the 2001 Red River Rivalry game were unbeaten and in the Top Five rankings. This suggests that both teams had a strong performance throughout the season, leading to their high rankings and undefeated records. The fact that it had been 17 years since this scenario occurred highlights the rarity of such a situation, making it a significant event in the history of the Red River Rivalry game.

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  • 6. 

    Oklahoma held Texas to how many yards rushing in the 2000 Red River Rivalry game?

    • A.

      -12 Yards

    • B.

      3 Yards

    • C.

      -7 Yards

    • D.

      14 Yards

    Correct Answer
    C. -7 Yards
    Explanation
    In the 2000 Red River Rivalry game, Oklahoma held Texas to -7 yards rushing. This means that Texas lost a total of 7 yards while attempting to rush the ball. It indicates a strong defensive performance by Oklahoma, as they were able to consistently stop Texas from gaining any significant yardage on the ground.

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  • 7. 

    A Texas quarterback's career ended at the 2002 Red River Rivalry with how many interceptions?

    • A.

      9 Interceptions

    • B.

      10 Interceptions

    • C.

      7 Interceptions

    • D.

      8 Interceptions

    Correct Answer
    D. 8 Interceptions
    Explanation
    In the 2002 Red River Rivalry, the Texas quarterback's career ended with 8 interceptions. This means that throughout the game, the quarterback threw the ball and it was intercepted by the opposing team's defense a total of 8 times. This high number of interceptions suggests that the quarterback had a difficult time making successful passes and was likely under a lot of pressure from the opposing team's defense.

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  • 8. 

    In the 2002 Red River Rivalry game, Oklahoma came back from how many points down to win the game?

    • A.

      14 Points

    • B.

      7 Points

    • C.

      11 Points

    • D.

      16 Points

    Correct Answer
    C. 11 Points
    Explanation
    In the 2002 Red River Rivalry game, Oklahoma came back from being 11 points down to win the game.

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  • 9. 

    Texas came back from how many points down to win the 1999 Red River Rivalry game?

    • A.

      9 Points

    • B.

      21 Points

    • C.

      13 Points

    • D.

      17 Points

    Correct Answer
    D. 17 Points
    Explanation
    In the 1999 Red River Rivalry game, Texas managed to overcome a deficit of 17 points to secure a victory. This implies that at some point during the game, Texas was trailing by 17 points but successfully made a comeback to win the game.

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  • 10. 

    Texas's 1999 Red River Rivalry win was the team's largest comeback victory in how many years?

    • A.

      34 Years

    • B.

      42 Years

    • C.

      23 Years

    • D.

      29 Years

    Correct Answer
    A. 34 Years
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 34 Years. This suggests that Texas had not achieved such a significant comeback victory in a football game for 34 years prior to their win in the 1999 Red River Rivalry.

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  • 11. 

    Texas had a team Red River Rivalry record how many yards of total offense in 1999?

    • A.

      512 Yards

    • B.

      391 Yards

    • C.

      553 Yards

    • D.

      444 Yards

    Correct Answer
    C. 553 Yards
    Explanation
    In 1999, the Texas team in the Red River Rivalry recorded a total offense of 553 yards.

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  • 12. 

    How many yards rushing did the leading rusher in the 1999 Red River Rivalry game gain?

    • A.

      178 Yards

    • B.

      204 Yards

    • C.

      190 Yards

    • D.

      216 Yards

    Correct Answer
    B. 204 Yards
    Explanation
    In the 1999 Red River Rivalry game, the leading rusher gained 204 yards.

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  • 13. 

    Oklahoma and Texas combined to score how many Red River Rivalry record points in 2003?

    • A.

      65 Points

    • B.

      74 Points

    • C.

      69 Points

    • D.

      78 Points

    Correct Answer
    D. 78 Points
    Explanation
    In the 2003 Red River Rivalry, Oklahoma and Texas combined to score a total of 78 points. This indicates the cumulative score of both teams during that game.

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  • 14. 

    What was Oklahoma's nickname in their first Red River Rivalry game?

    • A.

      Sooners

    • B.

      Schooners

    • C.

      Rough Riders

    • D.

      Boomers

    Correct Answer
    C. Rough Riders
    Explanation
    In their first Red River Rivalry game, Oklahoma was nicknamed the Rough Riders. This nickname is likely a reference to the historical group of American soldiers known as the Rough Riders, who fought in the Spanish-American War. The nickname suggests that the Oklahoma team was tough, resilient, and ready for a battle on the football field.

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  • 15. 

    When was a Red River Rivalry game first played other than at the home field of Texas or Oklahoma?

    • A.

      1912

    • B.

      1905

    • C.

      1900

    • D.

      1919

    Correct Answer
    B. 1905
    Explanation
    The Red River Rivalry game was first played in 1905, which was the first time it was played at a location other than the home field of Texas or Oklahoma.

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