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  • 1. 

    Who played quarterback for the Colts from 1956-72?

    • A.

      Tony Dorsett

    • B.

      Paul Brown

    • C.

      Johnny Unitas

    • D.

      Mike Haynes

    Correct Answer
    C. Johnny Unitas
    Explanation
    Johnny Unitas is the correct answer because he played quarterback for the Colts from 1956-72. He is considered one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time and was a key player in the Colts' success during that era. Unitas was known for his strong arm, leadership skills, and ability to come through in clutch situations. He led the Colts to multiple championships and set numerous records during his career.

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  • 2. 

    Which wide receiver signed a 6 year deal with the Indianapolis Colts in 2006, making him one of the NFL's highest paid receivers?

    • A.

      Montiese Culton

    • B.

      Brandon Stokley

    • C.

      Terrence Wilkins

    • D.

      Reggie Wayne

    Correct Answer
    D. Reggie Wayne
    Explanation
    Reggie Wayne signed a 6-year deal with the Indianapolis Colts in 2006, which made him one of the NFL's highest-paid receivers.

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  • 3. 

    What was the Indianapolis Colts' overall record in 2005?

    • A.

      13-3

    • B.

      5-Nov

    • C.

      7-Sep

    • D.

      14-2

    Correct Answer
    D. 14-2
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 14-2. This means that the Indianapolis Colts had 14 wins and 2 losses in the 2005 season.

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  • 4. 

    In 2005 how many games in a row did the Indianapolis Colts win before their streak was broken?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      13

    • C.

      11

    • D.

      12

    Correct Answer
    B. 13
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 13. This means that the Indianapolis Colts won 13 games in a row before their streak was broken. This indicates that they had a successful winning streak during that time period.

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  • 5. 

    What are the team colors of the Indianapolis Colts?

    • A.

      Speed Blue And White

    • B.

      Orange And Black

    • C.

      Navy Blue And Cream

    • D.

      Black And Navy Blue

    Correct Answer
    A. Speed Blue And White
    Explanation
    The team colors of the Indianapolis Colts are Speed Blue and White.

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  • 6. 

    Which design is used as the logo for the Indianapolis Colts on their helmets?

    • A.

      A Horse Shoe

    • B.

      A Horse

    • C.

      A Saddle

    • D.

      A Leather Shoe

    Correct Answer
    A. A Horse Shoe
    Explanation
    The logo used for the Indianapolis Colts on their helmets is a horse shoe. The horse shoe is a symbol often associated with luck and is commonly used in sports logos. In this case, the horse shoe represents the team's identity and is a recognizable symbol for the Colts.

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  • 7. 

    Who did the Indianapolis Colts acquire in a trade in 1987?

    • A.

      Marshall Faulk

    • B.

      Steve Emtman

    • C.

      Ron Meyer

    • D.

      Eric Dickerson

    Correct Answer
    D. Eric Dickerson
    Explanation
    In 1987, the Indianapolis Colts acquired Eric Dickerson in a trade. Eric Dickerson was a highly talented running back who had already established himself as one of the best in the league during his time with the Los Angeles Rams. The Colts saw an opportunity to strengthen their offense by acquiring Dickerson, who would provide a valuable asset to their running game. Dickerson's addition to the team would have likely brought a significant boost to the Colts' offensive capabilities and helped them improve their overall performance on the field.

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  • 8. 

    Which player is the all-time leader in receptions for the Indianapolis Colt?

    • A.

      Raymond Berry

    • B.

      Tim Brown

    • C.

      Marvin Harrison

    • D.

      Eric Dickerson

    Correct Answer
    C. Marvin Harrison
    Explanation
    Marvin Harrison is the all-time leader in receptions for the Indianapolis Colts. He played for the Colts from 1996 to 2008 and during his career, he accumulated a total of 1,102 receptions. Harrison was known for his exceptional route-running, reliable hands, and ability to make difficult catches. He formed a formidable partnership with quarterback Peyton Manning and together they became one of the most prolific duos in NFL history. Harrison's record of receptions for the Colts remains unmatched, solidifying his place as the all-time leader in this category.

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  • 9. 

    Indianapolis Colt Anthony Gonzalez played what position his rookie year?

    • A.

      Tight End

    • B.

      Running Back

    • C.

      Wide Receiver

    • D.

      Safety

    Correct Answer
    C. Wide Receiver
    Explanation
    In his rookie year, Anthony Gonzalez played the position of wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts.

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  • 10. 

    Indianapolis Colts safety Bob Sanders played what offensive position in high school?

    • A.

      Wide Receiver

    • B.

      Running Back

    • C.

      Tight End

    • D.

      Quarterback

    Correct Answer
    B. Running Back
    Explanation
    In high school, Indianapolis Colts safety Bob Sanders played the offensive position of Running Back. This position is typically responsible for carrying the ball and gaining yards by running with it. Running backs are known for their speed, agility, and ability to break tackles. It is not uncommon for players to switch positions when transitioning from high school to college or professional football, so it is interesting to note that Sanders eventually became a safety in the NFL.

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  • 11. 

    What team did the Indianapolis Colts play to open the 2007 season?

    • A.

      Carolina Panthers

    • B.

      New Orleans Saints

    • C.

      Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    • D.

      Jacksonville Jaguars

    Correct Answer
    B. New Orleans Saints
    Explanation
    The Indianapolis Colts played the New Orleans Saints to open the 2007 season.

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  • 12. 

    What is the name of the Indianapolis Colts' official mascot?

    • A.

      Blue

    • B.

      Colty

    • C.

      Horsey

    • D.

      Mr. Ed

    Correct Answer
    A. Blue
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Blue. Blue is the official mascot of the Indianapolis Colts.

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  • 13. 

    What college did Indianapolis Colt Dwight Freeney attend?

    • A.

      Syracuse

    • B.

      Michigan

    • C.

      Purdue

    • D.

      Boston College

    Correct Answer
    A. Syracuse
    Explanation
    Dwight Freeney, the former Indianapolis Colt, attended Syracuse University for his college education.

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  • 14. 

    In the 2002 NFL Draft, Indianapolis Colt Dwight Freeney was selected in what round?

    • A.

      First

    • B.

      Third

    • C.

      Sixth

    • D.

      Second

    Correct Answer
    A. First
    Explanation
    Dwight Freeney was selected in the first round of the 2002 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts.

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  • 15. 

    Who was the Indianapolis Colts' leading rusher in 1974?

    • A.

      Otis Anderson

    • B.

      Lydell Mitchell

    • C.

      Sam Perkins

    • D.

      Garrison Hearst

    Correct Answer
    B. Lydell Mitchell
    Explanation
    Lydell Mitchell was the Indianapolis Colts' leading rusher in 1974. This can be inferred from the information provided in the question. The other options, Otis Anderson, Sam Perkins, and Garrison Hearst, are not mentioned in relation to the Indianapolis Colts or the year 1974. Therefore, Lydell Mitchell is the correct answer.

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  • 16. 

    Who was the kicker for the Indianapolis Colts in 1999?

    • A.

      Adam Vinatieri

    • B.

      Steve Barr

    • C.

      Chris Gardocki

    • D.

      Mike Vanderjagt

    Correct Answer
    D. Mike Vanderjagt
    Explanation
    Mike Vanderjagt was the kicker for the Indianapolis Colts in 1999.

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  • 17. 

    Who was the Indianapolis Colts' starting quarterback in 1996?

    • A.

      Steve Jones

    • B.

      Jeff George

    • C.

      Jim Harbaugh

    • D.

      Peyton Manning

    Correct Answer
    C. Jim Harbaugh
    Explanation
    Jim Harbaugh was the starting quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts in 1996. This can be inferred from the given options, where Jim Harbaugh is the only quarterback among the choices who played for the Indianapolis Colts during that year.

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