NFL Quiz: Detroit Lions! Trivia

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Are you a Detroit Lions fan? Do you think you can make the grade with this quiz? The Detroit Lions are a pro-American football team is centered in Detroit. The Detroit Lions participate in the National Football League as a member of the National Football Conference North Division. The team plays it’s home games at Ford Field in Detroit. Take this quiz and test your team spirit for the Detroit Lions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How many kickoffs did Terry Fair of the Detroit Lions return for a touchdown in 1999?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      0

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    C. 0
    Explanation
    In 1999, Terry Fair of the Detroit Lions did not return any kickoffs for a touchdown.

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  • 2. 

    On December 19, 1999, Detroit gave up 11 receptions for 170 yards and 3 touchdowns to which Chicago Bear receiver?

    • A.

      Curtis Conway

    • B.

      D'Wayne Bates

    • C.

      Bobby Engram

    • D.

      Marcus Robinson

    Correct Answer
    D. Marcus Robinson
    Explanation
    On December 19, 1999, the Detroit team allowed Marcus Robinson, a receiver for the Chicago Bears, to make 11 receptions for 170 yards and score 3 touchdowns.

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  • 3. 

    In 2000 how many of Desmond Howard's 1,872 all-purpose yards were not from punt or kick off returns for Detroit?

    • A.

      86

    • B.

      183

    • C.

      14

    • D.

      267

    Correct Answer
    C. 14
    Explanation
    In 2000, Desmond Howard had a total of 1,872 all-purpose yards. Out of these yards, only 14 were not from punt or kick off returns for Detroit. This means that the majority of Howard's all-purpose yards came from his punt or kick off returns for Detroit.

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  • 4. 

    How many 2 point conversions did James Stewart have for the Lions in 2000?

    • A.

      3

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      1

    • D.

      0

    Correct Answer
    A. 3
    Explanation
    James Stewart had 3 two-point conversions for the Lions in 2000.

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  • 5. 

    Bryant Westbrook, of the Detroit Lions, had 6 interceptions in 2000 and how many return yards?

    • A.

      126

    • B.

      96

    • C.

      36

    • D.

      66

    Correct Answer
    C. 36
    Explanation
    Bryant Westbrook, a player for the Detroit Lions in 2000, had 6 interceptions. The question is asking for the number of return yards he had. The correct answer is 36, indicating that Westbrook had 36 return yards after his interceptions.

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  • 6. 

    Desmond Howard returned a 95-yard punt for a touchdown for Detroit against which team in the first game of the 2000 season?

    • A.

      Washington Redskins

    • B.

      New Orleans Saints

    • C.

      Chicago Bears

    • D.

      Green Bay Packers

    Correct Answer
    B. New Orleans Saints
    Explanation
    Desmond Howard returned a 95-yard punt for a touchdown for Detroit against the New Orleans Saints in the first game of the 2000 season.

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  • 7. 

    Who kicked a 55-yard field goal against the Detroit Lions on October 19, 2000, the longest of the year?

    • A.

      Martin Gramatica

    • B.

      Paul Edinger

    • C.

      Gary Anderson

    • D.

      Ryan Longwell

    Correct Answer
    A. Martin Gramatica
    Explanation
    Martin Gramatica kicked a 55-yard field goal against the Detroit Lions on October 19, 2000, making it the longest field goal of the year.

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  • 8. 

    Who was given credit for naming Detroit's team the Lions?

    • A.

      Jack C. Clugman

    • B.

      George A. Richards

    • C.

      Sandy Johnson

    • D.

      Johnny Mueler

    Correct Answer
    B. George A. Richards
    Explanation
    George A. Richards is credited with naming Detroit's team the Lions.

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  • 9. 

    Which Motown soul singer tried out for the Detroit Lions in 1970?

    • A.

      Bobby Womack

    • B.

      Eddie Kendrick

    • C.

      Berry Gordy, Jr.

    • D.

      Marvin Gaye

    Correct Answer
    D. Marvin Gaye
    Explanation
    Marvin Gaye tried out for the Detroit Lions in 1970.

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  • 10. 

    On which holiday did the Detroit Lions play their final game at Tiger Stadium in 1974?

    • A.

      New Year's Eve

    • B.

      New Year's Day

    • C.

      Christmas Day

    • D.

      Thanksgiving Day

    Correct Answer
    D. Thanksgiving Day
    Explanation
    The Detroit Lions played their final game at Tiger Stadium in 1974 on Thanksgiving Day.

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  • 11. 

    Which team did the Detroit Lions lose to in their final game at Tiger Stadium in 1974?

    • A.

      Dallas Cowboys

    • B.

      Washington Redskins

    • C.

      Chicago Bears

    • D.

      Denver Broncos

    Correct Answer
    D. Denver Broncos
    Explanation
    The Detroit Lions lost to the Denver Broncos in their final game at Tiger Stadium in 1974.

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  • 12. 

    How many times did the Detroit Lions make the playoffs in the 1970s?

    • A.

      None

    • B.

      Once

    • C.

      Twice

    • D.

      Five Times

    Correct Answer
    B. Once
    Explanation
    The Detroit Lions made the playoffs only once in the 1970s.

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  • 13. 

    How many times did the Detroit Lions make the playoffs in the 1990s?

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      Eight

    • C.

      Three

    • D.

      Six

    Correct Answer
    D. Six
    Explanation
    The Detroit Lions made the playoffs six times in the 1990s. This indicates that they had a successful decade, consistently performing well enough to qualify for the postseason.

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  • 14. 

    Which team defeated the Detroit Lions in the 1994 Playoffs?

    • A.

      Green Bay Packers

    • B.

      Houston Oilers

    • C.

      Washington Redskins

    • D.

      Philadelphia Eagles

    Correct Answer
    A. Green Bay Packers
    Explanation
    In the 1994 Playoffs, the Green Bay Packers defeated the Detroit Lions.

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  • 15. 

    How many yards did Detroit Lion Barry Sanders average per carrying in his career?

    • A.

      Six

    • B.

      Three

    • C.

      Five

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    C. Five
    Explanation
    Barry Sanders averaged five yards per carry in his career. This means that, on average, he gained five yards every time he carried the ball. This is a remarkable achievement and showcases his exceptional skill and ability as a running back.

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