Crisp Quiz On NFL - Detroit Lions

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How much were the Detroit Lions fined for tampering with the college draft in 1940?

    • A.

      500

    • B.

      1000

    • C.

      10000

    • D.

      5000

    Correct Answer
    D. 5000
    Explanation
    The Detroit Lions were fined 5000 dollars for tampering with the college draft in 1940.

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  • 2. 

    What was the nickname of Detroit Lions running back Byron White?

    • A.

      Blaster

    • B.

      Racer

    • C.

      Zimmer

    • D.

      Whizzer

    Correct Answer
    D. Whizzer
    Explanation
    The nickname of Detroit Lions running back Byron White was "Whizzer".

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  • 3. 

    How many games out of 16 did the Detroit Lions win in 1991?

    • A.

      12 Games

    • B.

      Nine Games

    • C.

      Six Games

    • D.

      10 Games

    Correct Answer
    A. 12 Games
    Explanation
    In 1991, the Detroit Lions won 12 out of the 16 games they played.

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  • 4. 

    What position did Jim Gibbons play for the Detroit Lions?

    • A.

      Wide Receiver

    • B.

      Defensive Tackle

    • C.

      Linebacker

    • D.

      Tight End

    Correct Answer
    D. Tight End
    Explanation
    Jim Gibbons played as a Tight End for the Detroit Lions.

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  • 5. 

    Which Detroit Lion wore #19 in 2007?

    • A.

      Eddie Drummond

    • B.

      Dan Campbell

    • C.

      Devale Ellis

    • D.

      Cliff Russell

    Correct Answer
    D. Cliff Russell
    Explanation
    Cliff Russell is the correct answer because he wore the number 19 for the Detroit Lions in 2007.

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  • 6. 

    According to legend, Detroit Lion Bobby Layne said the team would not win for how many years?

    • A.

      100

    • B.

      79

    • C.

      22

    • D.

      50

    Correct Answer
    D. 50
    Explanation
    According to legend, Detroit Lion Bobby Layne famously cursed the team after he was traded in 1958, stating that they would not win for 50 years. This curse became known as the "Bobby Layne Curse" and was believed to have plagued the team until they finally won the NFL championship in 2008, exactly 50 years after Layne's curse.

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  • 7. 

    For how many years did the Detroit Lions play as the Portsmouth Spartans?

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      Ten

    • C.

      Seventeen

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    D. Four
    Explanation
    The Detroit Lions played as the Portsmouth Spartans for four years.

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  • 8. 

    How many NFL Championships did the Detroit Lions win in the 1930's?

    • A.

      One

    • B.

      None

    • C.

      Two

    • D.

      Four

    Correct Answer
    A. One
    Explanation
    The Detroit Lions won one NFL Championship in the 1930s.

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  • 9. 

    How many head coaches did the Detroit Lions have throughout the 1940's?

    • A.

      Five

    • B.

      Three

    • C.

      One

    • D.

      Seven

    Correct Answer
    A. Five
    Explanation
    During the 1940s, the Detroit Lions had five head coaches. This suggests that the team went through multiple coaching changes during that decade, potentially due to various factors such as performance, strategy, or management decisions. The answer indicates that there was a significant turnover in leadership within the organization during this period.

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  • 10. 

    Who led the 2007 Detroit Lions in kickoff return yardage?

    • A.

      Troy Walters

    • B.

      Brian Calhoun

    • C.

      Aveion Cason

    • D.

      Buster Davis

    Correct Answer
    C. Aveion Cason
    Explanation
    Aveion Cason led the 2007 Detroit Lions in kickoff return yardage.

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  • 11. 

    What former Hofstra player vied to be fifth wide receiver on the Detroit Lions in the 2008 pre-season?

    • A.

      Marques Colston

    • B.

      Charlie Adams

    • C.

      Ron Bellamy

    • D.

      Devale Ellis

    Correct Answer
    D. Devale Ellis
    Explanation
    Devale Ellis is the correct answer because he is the former Hofstra player who vied to be the fifth wide receiver on the Detroit Lions in the 2008 pre-season.

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