The Ultimate NFL - Arizona Cardinals Trivia

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  • 1. 

    Before 2003, in how many seasons did Jake Plummer throw for more TDs than interceptions?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      4

    • C.

      0

    • D.

      3

    Correct Answer
    A. 1
    Explanation
    Jake Plummer threw for more touchdowns than interceptions in only one season before 2003. This means that in all the other seasons before 2003, he either threw for an equal number of touchdowns and interceptions or more interceptions than touchdowns.

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  • 2. 

    In which year were the Cardinals founded as a football team?

    • A.

      1947

    • B.

      1923

    • C.

      1898

    • D.

      1914

    Correct Answer
    C. 1898
    Explanation
    The Cardinals were founded as a football team in 1898.

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  • 3. 

    Who was the first Arizona Cardinals quarterback to amass 500 passing yards in a single game?

    • A.

      Dave Krieg

    • B.

      Boomer Esiason

    • C.

      Steve Beuerlein

    • D.

      Neil Lomax

    Correct Answer
    B. Boomer Esiason
    Explanation
    Boomer Esiason was the first Arizona Cardinals quarterback to amass 500 passing yards in a single game.

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  • 4. 

    Which Cardinals receiver racked up 256 receiving yards in a game against the Giants in 1962?

    • A.

      Billy Stacy

    • B.

      Taz Anderson

    • C.

      Jackie Smith

    • D.

      Sonny Randle

    Correct Answer
    D. Sonny Randle
    Explanation
    Sonny Randle is the correct answer because he is the Cardinals receiver who accumulated 256 receiving yards in a game against the Giants in 1962.

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  • 5. 

    Who was the first Cardinals quarterback to throw for 4,000 yards in a single season?

    • A.

      Neil Lomax

    • B.

      Jake Plummer

    • C.

      Steve Beuerlein

    • D.

      Dave Krieg

    Correct Answer
    A. Neil Lomax
    Explanation
    Neil Lomax was the first Cardinals quarterback to throw for 4,000 yards in a single season. This means that before Lomax, no other Cardinals quarterback had achieved this feat.

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  • 6. 

    Who was the first Cardinals defensive end to sack a quarterback 15 times in a single season?

    • A.

      Freddie Joe Nunn

    • B.

      Bertrand Berry

    • C.

      Simeon Rice

    • D.

      Curtis Greer

    Correct Answer
    D. Curtis Greer
    Explanation
    Curtis Greer was the first Cardinals defensive end to sack a quarterback 15 times in a single season.

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  • 7. 

    The Cardinals' first regular-season game in team history ended in a 0-0 tie against which team?

    • A.

      Canton Bulldogs

    • B.

      Cleveland Indians

    • C.

      Akron Pros

    • D.

      Chicago Tigers

    Correct Answer
    D. Chicago Tigers
    Explanation
    In the Cardinals' first regular-season game, they played against the Chicago Tigers and the game ended in a 0-0 tie.

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  • 8. 

    Who was the first player in the history of the Cardinals elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame?

    • A.

      Ernie Nevers

    • B.

      Charley Trippi

    • C.

      Dick Lane

    • D.

      Jimmy Conzelman

    Correct Answer
    A. Ernie Nevers
    Explanation
    Ernie Nevers was the first player in the history of the Cardinals to be elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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  • 9. 

    Who was the first quarterback to surpass 3,000 passing yards in a season as a St. Louis Cardinal?

    • A.

      Charley Johnson

    • B.

      Timm Rosenbach

    • C.

      Neil Lomax

    • D.

      Jim Hart

    Correct Answer
    A. Charley Johnson
    Explanation
    Charley Johnson was the first quarterback to surpass 3,000 passing yards in a season as a St. Louis Cardinal. This means that he achieved this milestone before any other quarterback in the history of the team.

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  • 10. 

    Who was the first St. Louis/Phoenix Cardinal to run for 1000 yards in a season?

    • A.

      Ottis Anderson

    • B.

      Stump Mitchell

    • C.

      Jim Otis

    • D.

      John David Crow

    Correct Answer
    B. Stump Mitchell
    Explanation
    Stump Mitchell was the first St. Louis/Phoenix Cardinal to run for 1000 yards in a season.

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  • 11. 

    Which St. Louis Cardinals kicker attempted nine field goals in a single game?

    • A.

      Bill Gramatica

    • B.

      Jim Bakken

    • C.

      Neil O'Donoghue

    • D.

      Greg Davis

    Correct Answer
    B. Jim Bakken
    Explanation
    Jim Bakken is the correct answer because he attempted nine field goals in a single game for the St. Louis Cardinals. This demonstrates his skill and accuracy as a kicker, as well as his importance to the team's scoring efforts.

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  • 12. 

    In 1944, the Chicago Cardinals merged with the Steelers for one season and were called what?

    • A.

      Philadelphia-Pittsburgh Steagles

    • B.

      Chicago-Pittsburgh Cardeelers

    • C.

      Chicago-Pittsburgh Carpets

    • D.

      Pittsburgh-Chicago Lakers

    Correct Answer
    C. Chicago-Pittsburgh Carpets
    Explanation
    In 1944, the Chicago Cardinals merged with the Steelers for one season and were called the Chicago-Pittsburgh Carpets. This merger resulted in a temporary team that combined players from both the Cardinals and the Steelers. The name "Carpets" was likely chosen to represent the merging of the two teams, with each team's name being combined to create a new identity. This merger was a unique occurrence in football history and the team only existed for one season before the Cardinals resumed their separate identity.

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