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  • 1. 

    Which university did the Minnesota Vikings running back Robert Smith attend?

    • A.

      Ohio State

    • B.

      Purdue

    • C.

      Florida A&M

    • D.

      Fresno State

    Correct Answer
    A. Ohio State
    Explanation
    Robert Smith, the former Minnesota Vikings running back, attended Ohio State University.

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  • 2. 

    Which former Eagles QB turned Viking came back to lead the NFC in QB rating after a brief retirement?

    • A.

      Warren Moon

    • B.

      Randall Cunningham

    • C.

      Daunte Culpepper

    • D.

      Fran Tarkenton

    Correct Answer
    B. Randall Cunningham
    Explanation
    Randall Cunningham is the correct answer because he is the former Eagles QB who turned Viking and came back to lead the NFC in QB rating after a brief retirement. Warren Moon, Daunte Culpepper, and Fran Tarkenton were not former Eagles QBs who turned Vikings and led the NFC in QB rating after a brief retirement.

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  • 3. 

    Which former head coach for the Minnesota Vikings was also a football star?

    • A.

      Lenny Dawson

    • B.

      Bud Grant

    • C.

      Don Shula

    • D.

      Bill Parcells

    Correct Answer
    B. Bud Grant
    Explanation
    Bud Grant is the correct answer because he was not only a former head coach for the Minnesota Vikings but also a football star. He played as a professional football player before transitioning into coaching. Grant had a successful career as a player and later became one of the most successful coaches in the history of the Vikings, leading them to four Super Bowl appearances.

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  • 4. 

    What number uniform did the Minnesota Vikings retire for NFL great Jim Marshall?

    • A.

      44

    • B.

      99

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      70

    Correct Answer
    D. 70
    Explanation
    The Minnesota Vikings retired the number 70 in honor of NFL great Jim Marshall.

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  • 5. 

    What was Fran Tarkenton's last NFL season?

    • A.

      1966

    • B.

      1978

    • C.

      1989

    • D.

      1988

    Correct Answer
    B. 1978
    Explanation
    Fran Tarkenton's last NFL season was in 1978.

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  • 6. 

    What was Ahmad Rashad's given name?

    • A.

      Jeff Olinger

    • B.

      Miles Krumbach

    • C.

      Dave Johnson

    • D.

      Bobby Moore

    Correct Answer
    D. Bobby Moore
    Explanation
    Ahmad Rashad's given name was Bobby Moore.

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  • 7. 

    Who were the featured wide receivers of the Minnesota Vikings 2004 football team?

    • A.

      Randy Moss And Terrel Owens

    • B.

      Randy Moss And B.J. Henderson

    • C.

      Randy Moss And Nate Burleson

    • D.

      Michael Bennet and B.J. Henderson

    Correct Answer
    C. Randy Moss And Nate Burleson
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Randy Moss And Nate Burleson. In 2004, Randy Moss and Nate Burleson were the featured wide receivers of the Minnesota Vikings football team.

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  • 8. 

    Who did the Minnesota Vikings beat in the 2004 wild card playoff game?

    • A.

      Tampa Bay

    • B.

      NY Giants

    • C.

      Green Bay

    • D.

      St. Louis

    Correct Answer
    C. Green Bay
    Explanation
    In the 2004 wild card playoff game, the Minnesota Vikings defeated the Green Bay Packers.

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  • 9. 

    How many touchdowns and interceptions did Daunte Culpepper throw for in the 2004 NFL regular season?

    • A.

      39 Touchdowns And 11 Interceptions

    • B.

      15 Touchdowns And 10 Interceptions

    • C.

      6 Touchdowns And 4 Interceptions

    • D.

      22 Touchdowns And 15 Interceptions

    Correct Answer
    A. 39 Touchdowns And 11 Interceptions
    Explanation
    In the 2004 NFL regular season, Daunte Culpepper threw for 39 touchdowns and 11 interceptions.

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  • 10. 

    Which Vikings player won Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1998?

    • A.

      Robert Smith

    • B.

      Randy Moss

    • C.

      Daunte Culpepper

    • D.

      Cris Carter

    Correct Answer
    B. Randy Moss
    Explanation
    Randy Moss won Offensive Rookie of the Year in 1998 because of his exceptional performance during his rookie season with the Minnesota Vikings. Moss had an immediate impact, recording 69 receptions for 1,313 yards and 17 touchdowns. His speed, agility, and ability to make spectacular catches made him a dominant force on the field. Moss played a crucial role in the Vikings' success that season, helping them to reach the playoffs. His outstanding performance and impact as a rookie made him a deserving recipient of the Offensive Rookie of the Year award.

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  • 11. 

    In 2005, how many years had the Minnesota Vikings been playing at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome?

    • A.

      23

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      13

    • D.

      35

    Correct Answer
    A. 23
    Explanation
    The Minnesota Vikings had been playing at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome for 23 years in 2005.

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  • 12. 

    The Vikings started with which new quarterback in 2000?

    • A.

      Jeff George

    • B.

      Daunte Culpepper

    • C.

      Randall Cunningham

    • D.

      Erasmus James

    Correct Answer
    B. Daunte Culpepper
    Explanation
    In 2000, the Vikings started with Daunte Culpepper as their new quarterback. This indicates that the team made a decision to replace their previous quarterback with Culpepper for the starting position. It suggests that Culpepper was chosen based on his skills, potential, or performance during training or previous games.

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  • 13. 

    Which Viking rushed 1,521 yards in 2000 then suddenly retired after a knee injury in the playoffs?

    • A.

      Chuck Foreman

    • B.

      Robert Smith

    • C.

      Hugh McElhenny

    • D.

      Onterrio Smith

    Correct Answer
    B. Robert Smith
    Explanation
    Robert Smith rushed 1,521 yards in 2000 and then abruptly retired after a knee injury in the playoffs. This suggests that the knee injury was severe enough to force him to end his football career.

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  • 14. 

    Which Vikings coach was fired prior to the final game of the 2001 season?

    • A.

      Dennis Green

    • B.

      Mike Tice

    • C.

      Jerry Burns

    • D.

      Bud Grant

    Correct Answer
    A. Dennis Green
    Explanation
    Dennis Green was fired prior to the final game of the 2001 season. This implies that he was no longer the coach of the Vikings when the season concluded.

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