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  • 1. 

    Which Stanford linebacker temporarily quit during the 2006 season?

    • A.

      Michael Vick

    • B.

      Michael Okwo

    • C.

      Willie Howard

    • D.

      John Elway

    Correct Answer
    B. Michael Okwo
    Explanation
    Michael Okwo temporarily quit during the 2006 season.

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  • 2. 

    The 2004 Stanford Cardinal finished 2-6 and was ranked where in the Pac-10 football standings?

    • A.

      First

    • B.

      Third

    • C.

      Fifth

    • D.

      Eighth

    Correct Answer
    D. Eighth
    Explanation
    The 2004 Stanford Cardinal finished with a 2-6 record in the Pac-10 football standings. This means that they won only two out of their eight conference games. Since there are ten teams in the Pac-10, finishing with a 2-6 record would place them in the eighth position in the standings.

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  • 3. 

    In 2004, who became the first Stanford football coach fired since 1988?

    • A.

      Jim Harbaugh

    • B.

      Walt Harris

    • C.

      Jack Elway

    • D.

      Buddy Teevens

    Correct Answer
    D. Buddy Teevens
    Explanation
    Buddy Teevens became the first Stanford football coach to be fired since 1988 in 2004. This implies that the previous three options (Jim Harbaugh, Walt Harris, and Jack Elway) were not fired during this time period.

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  • 4. 

    Which former Stanford quarterback was a 2004 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee?

    • A.

      John Elway

    • B.

      Steve Smith

    • C.

      Troy Aikman

    • D.

      Dan Marino

    Correct Answer
    A. John Elway
    Explanation
    John Elway is the correct answer because he was a former Stanford quarterback and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2004. Elway had a successful career in the NFL, playing for the Denver Broncos and leading them to two Super Bowl victories. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history and his induction into the Hall of Fame further solidifies his legacy.

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  • 5. 

    Which Bay Area native became Stanford head football coach in December 2004?

    • A.

      Jim Harbaugh

    • B.

      Jack Elway

    • C.

      Walt Harris

    • D.

      Buddy Teevens

    Correct Answer
    C. Walt Harris
    Explanation
    Walt Harris became the head football coach at Stanford in December 2004.

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  • 6. 

    The 2005 Stanford football team won how many of its six home games?

    • A.

      Four

    • B.

      None

    • C.

      Six

    • D.

      One

    Correct Answer
    D. One
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "One." This means that the 2005 Stanford football team only won one out of its six home games.

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  • 7. 

    How many football games did Stanford lose before their only win of the 2006 season?

    • A.

      None

    • B.

      Ten

    • C.

      One

    • D.

      Nine

    Correct Answer
    D. Nine
    Explanation
    In the 2006 season, Stanford lost nine football games before securing their only win. This means that they had a winless streak of nine games before finally achieving victory.

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  • 8. 

    Who beat Stanford's football team 49-17 in 2002 and 44-21 in 2003?

    • A.

      Nevada

    • B.

      USC

    • C.

      Washington

    • D.

      Oregon State

    Correct Answer
    B. USC
    Explanation
    USC beat Stanford's football team 49-17 in 2002 and 44-21 in 2003.

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  • 9. 

    Which school's Fighting Irish defeated Stanford by 50 points in a 2003 football game?

    • A.

      Wake Forest's

    • B.

      Notre Dame's

    • C.

      Tulane's

    • D.

      Duke's

    Correct Answer
    B. Notre Dame's
    Explanation
    Notre Dame's Fighting Irish defeated Stanford by 50 points in a 2003 football game.

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  • 10. 

    The year 2003 was the first time since 1993 Stanford football lost at home to which team?

    • A.

      BYU

    • B.

      California

    • C.

      Miami

    • D.

      Cleveland State

    Correct Answer
    B. California
    Explanation
    In 2003, Stanford football lost a home game for the first time since 1993. The team that defeated them was California.

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  • 11. 

    Stanford opened the 2007 football season with a 45-17 loss to which in-state Bruins?

    • A.

      Oregon

    • B.

      California

    • C.

      San Diego State

    • D.

      UCLA

    Correct Answer
    D. UCLA
    Explanation
    Stanford opened the 2007 football season with a 45-17 loss to UCLA, the in-state Bruins.

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  • 12. 

    Head coach Walt Harris came to Stanford from which Big East Panthers?

    • A.

      Notre Dame

    • B.

      Pittsburgh

    • C.

      Syracuse

    • D.

      Seton Hall

    Correct Answer
    B. Pittsburgh
    Explanation
    The question is asking about the Big East Panthers that Walt Harris came from before joining Stanford as head coach. The correct answer is Pittsburgh, as Walt Harris was the head coach of the Pittsburgh Panthers football team from 1997 to 2004.

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  • 13. 

    Which Aggies won Stanford's 2005 home opener with a last-minute three-yard touchdown?

    • A.

      Oklahoma

    • B.

      UC Davis

    • C.

      Portland State

    • D.

      Boise State

    Correct Answer
    B. UC Davis
    Explanation
    UC Davis won Stanford's 2005 home opener with a last-minute three-yard touchdown.

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  • 14. 

    Which football Huskies were the only team to lose to the 2006 Stanford Cardinal?

    • A.

      Washington

    • B.

      USC

    • C.

      UCLA

    • D.

      Arizona

    Correct Answer
    A. Washington
    Explanation
    The question asks which football Huskies were the only team to lose to the 2006 Stanford Cardinal. The correct answer is Washington. This means that among the options given (USC, UCLA, Arizona), Washington was the only team to lose to the 2006 Stanford Cardinal.

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  • 15. 

    Wide receiver Luke Powell led the 2001 Stanford Cardinal with 36 in what statistical category?

    • A.

      Kickoffs

    • B.

      Extra Points

    • C.

      Points Scored

    • D.

      Punt Returns

    Correct Answer
    D. Punt Returns
    Explanation
    In the 2001 season, Luke Powell was the leading wide receiver for the Stanford Cardinal. The question asks about the statistical category that he led in, and the correct answer is "Punt Returns." This means that Luke Powell had the most punt return yards or the highest average yards per punt return compared to his teammates.

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