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  • 1. 

    The Buffalo Bills were a founding member of what league?

    • A.

      AFL

    • B.

      NFL

    • C.

      CFL

    • D.

      XFL

    Correct Answer
    A. AFL
    Explanation
    The Buffalo Bills were a founding member of the AFL (American Football League). The team was established in 1960 as one of the original eight teams in the AFL. The AFL operated as a rival league to the NFL (National Football League) until the two leagues merged in 1970. The Bills have a rich history in the AFL, winning two league championships in 1964 and 1965.

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  • 2. 

    In which year did the Bills join the NFL?

    • A.

      1970

    • B.

      1960

    • C.

      1990

    • D.

      1980

    Correct Answer
    A. 1970
    Explanation
    The Bills joined the NFL in 1970.

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  • 3. 

    In 1973, the Bills began playing in which stadium?

    • A.

      MetLife Stadium

    • B.

      Fisher Stadium

    • C.

      Rich Stadium

    • D.

      Silver Stadium

    Correct Answer
    C. Rich Stadium
    Explanation
    In 1973, the Bills began playing in Rich Stadium.

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  • 4. 

    In the 1990s, the Bills lost consecutive Super Bowls against which team?

    • A.

      Dallas Cowboys

    • B.

      Denver Broncos

    • C.

      Baltimore Ravens

    • D.

      Pittsburgh Steelers

    Correct Answer
    A. Dallas Cowboys
    Explanation
    In the 1990s, the Buffalo Bills lost four consecutive Super Bowls. Two of those losses were against the Dallas Cowboys. The Dallas Cowboys were dominant during that era, winning three out of four Super Bowls in the 1990s. Therefore, the correct answer is the Dallas Cowboys.

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  • 5. 

    Which Bills kicker missed a game-winning field goal as time expired in Super Bowl XXV?

    • A.

      Stephen Baker

    • B.

      Scott Norwood

    • C.

      Matt Bahr

    • D.

      Ottis Anderson

    Correct Answer
    B. Scott Norwood
    Explanation
    Scott Norwood is the correct answer because he was the Bills kicker who missed a game-winning field goal as time expired in Super Bowl XXV. This infamous missed field goal occurred in the final seconds of the game, costing the Bills the victory and allowing the New York Giants to win the Super Bowl.

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  • 6. 

    Which team ended the Bills' 1963 season by beating them in a one-game playoff?

    • A.

      Houston Texans

    • B.

      Boston Patriots

    • C.

      Jacksonville Jaguars

    • D.

      Carolina Panthers

    Correct Answer
    B. Boston Patriots
    Explanation
    In 1963, the Bills' season ended with a one-game playoff against the Boston Patriots. The Patriots managed to defeat the Bills in this crucial game, resulting in the end of the Bills' season.

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  • 7. 

    Which future Vice Presidential candidate was the Bills' opening day starter in 1963?

    • A.

      Jack Kemp

    • B.

      Al Gore

    • C.

      Joe Biden

    • D.

      Paul Ryan

    Correct Answer
    A. Jack Kemp
    Explanation
    Jack Kemp is the correct answer because he was the starting quarterback for the Buffalo Bills on their opening day in 1963. This implies that he was a potential future Vice Presidential candidate, although the question does not provide any additional information about his political career.

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  • 8. 

    In which year did the Bills win their first AFL championship?

    • A.

      1994

    • B.

      1984

    • C.

      1964

    • D.

      1974

    Correct Answer
    C. 1964
    Explanation
    In 1964, the Bills won their first AFL championship.

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  • 9. 

    Which division did the Bills play in during their tenure in the AFL?

    • A.

      Western

    • B.

      Central

    • C.

      Eastern

    • D.

      Southern

    Correct Answer
    C. Eastern
    Explanation
    During their tenure in the AFL, the Bills played in the Eastern division.

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  • 10. 

    Who played quarterback for the Bills in their four consecutive Super Bowl appearances?

    • A.

      Troy Aikman

    • B.

      John Elway

    • C.

      Joe Montana

    • D.

      Jim Kelly

    Correct Answer
    D. Jim Kelly
    Explanation
    Jim Kelly played quarterback for the Bills in their four consecutive Super Bowl appearances.

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  • 11. 

    In 1968, the Bills only win came against what team that won the Super Bowl?

    • A.

      Cincinnati Bengals

    • B.

      Detroit Lions

    • C.

      New York Jets

    • D.

      San Francisco 49ers

    Correct Answer
    C. New York Jets
    Explanation
    In 1968, the Bills' only win came against the New York Jets, who went on to win the Super Bowl that year. This suggests that the Bills' victory was significant, as they were able to defeat the eventual champions.

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  • 12. 

    Which running back did the Bills select first overall in 1969?

    • A.

      OJ Simpson

    • B.

      Marshawn Lynch

    • C.

      Thurman Thomas

    • D.

      Cookie Gilchrist

    Correct Answer
    A. OJ Simpson
    Explanation
    In 1969, the Bills selected OJ Simpson as their first overall pick. OJ Simpson was a highly talented running back who had a successful career in the NFL. He played for the Bills from 1969 to 1977 and was known for his speed, agility, and ability to break tackles. Simpson was a key player for the Bills during his time with the team and is considered one of the greatest running backs in NFL history.

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  • 13. 

    The Bills went 0-20 against which divisional rival in the 1970s?

    • A.

      Cleveland Browns

    • B.

      Atlanta Falcons

    • C.

      Miami Dolphins

    • D.

      Houston Oilers

    Correct Answer
    C. Miami Dolphins
    Explanation
    In the 1970s, the Bills went 0-20 against their divisional rival, the Miami Dolphins. This means that in all 20 games played against the Dolphins during that decade, the Bills were unable to secure a single victory. This dominance by the Dolphins over the Bills during this period highlights the strength and superiority of the Miami team, while also emphasizing the struggles and lack of success experienced by the Bills during that time.

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  • 14. 

    Which defensive end did the Bills pick first overall in 1985?

    • A.

      Joe Greene

    • B.

      Brent Kiesel

    • C.

      Bruce Smith

    • D.

      Reggie White

    Correct Answer
    C. Bruce Smith
    Explanation
    In 1985, the Bills picked Bruce Smith as their first overall pick. Bruce Smith was a defensive end who played for the Buffalo Bills from 1985 to 1999. He is considered one of the greatest defensive players in NFL history and holds the record for the most career sacks with 200. Smith was a dominant force on the field and was a key player in the Bills' success during the 1990s, helping them reach four consecutive Super Bowls.

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  • 15. 

    Which team defeated the Bills in the 2000 "Music City Miracle"?

    • A.

      Oakland Raiders

    • B.

      Miami Dolphins

    • C.

      Tennessee Titans

    • D.

      Cleveland Browns

    Correct Answer
    C. Tennessee Titans
    Explanation
    The Tennessee Titans defeated the Bills in the 2000 "Music City Miracle".

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