The Ultimate NFL - Atlanta Falcons Trivia

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  • 1. 

    How many Atlanta Falcons participated in the 2007 NFL Europa league?

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Five

    • C.

      Seven

    • D.

      Six

    Correct Answer
    B. Five
    Explanation
    In the 2007 NFL Europa league, five Atlanta Falcons players participated.

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  • 2. 

    Which team did the Atlanta Falcons beat 24-17 in order to gain their first victory?

    • A.

      Denver Broncos

    • B.

      Chicago Bears

    • C.

      Green Bay Packers

    • D.

      San Francisco 49ers

    Correct Answer
    D. San Francisco 49ers
    Explanation
    The Atlanta Falcons beat the San Francisco 49ers 24-17 to gain their first victory.

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  • 3. 

    Which player was very first NFL Draft pick for the Atlanta Falcons?

    • A.

      Randy Johnson

    • B.

      Tommy Nobis

    • C.

      Junior Coffee

    • D.

      Gary Barnes

    Correct Answer
    B. Tommy Nobis
    Explanation
    Tommy Nobis was the very first NFL Draft pick for the Atlanta Falcons. He was selected as the first overall pick in the 1966 NFL Draft. Nobis was a highly talented linebacker and went on to have a successful career with the Falcons, earning numerous accolades and becoming a key player for the team. His selection as the first draft pick for the Falcons marked the beginning of a new era for the franchise and established Nobis as a significant figure in their history.

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  • 4. 

    Which beverage company sponsored the Junior Atlanta Falcons Training Camp for kids 7-14?

    • A.

      Coca-Cola

    • B.

      Pepsi

    • C.

      Gatorade

    • D.

      Dr Pepper

    Correct Answer
    C. Gatorade
    Explanation
    Gatorade sponsored the Junior Atlanta Falcons Training Camp for kids 7-14.

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  • 5. 

    What color was the Atlanta Falcons' first home jersey?

    • A.

      White

    • B.

      Gold

    • C.

      Red

    • D.

      Black

    Correct Answer
    D. Black
    Explanation
    The Atlanta Falcons' first home jersey was black. This is a common color choice for many sports teams, as it is often associated with power, strength, and dominance. The black jersey may have been chosen to create a bold and intimidating presence on the field, helping to establish the team's identity and intimidate their opponents. Additionally, black jerseys can also be visually striking and easily recognizable, making it easier for fans and spectators to identify the team.

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  • 6. 

    In 1968, what did the Atlanta Falcons remove from the sleeve of their jersey?

    • A.

      Red Stripes

    • B.

      Red And White Stripes

    • C.

      Falcon Crest Logo

    • D.

      White Stripes

    Correct Answer
    C. Falcon Crest Logo
    Explanation
    In 1968, the Atlanta Falcons removed the Falcon Crest Logo from the sleeve of their jersey.

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  • 7. 

    In what year did the Atlanta Falcons switch to a black helmet?

    • A.

      1969

    • B.

      1992

    • C.

      1990

    • D.

      1977

    Correct Answer
    C. 1990
    Explanation
    In 1990, the Atlanta Falcons switched to a black helmet. This change in the team's helmet color occurred during that specific year.

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  • 8. 

    How many players were inducted into the first Atlanta Falcons Ring of Honor?

    • A.

      Six

    • B.

      Two

    • C.

      Four

    • D.

      One

    Correct Answer
    C. Four
    Explanation
    Four players were inducted into the first Atlanta Falcons Ring of Honor.

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  • 9. 

    Which player wore the #14 jersey for three years and later coached the Atlanta Falcons for three years?

    • A.

      June Jones

    • B.

      Pat Peppler

    • C.

      Leeman Bennett

    • D.

      Jerry Glanville

    Correct Answer
    A. June Jones
    Explanation
    June Jones is the correct answer because he wore the #14 jersey for three years as a player and later coached the Atlanta Falcons for three years.

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  • 10. 

    Which former Atlanta Falcon became the owner of Victory Motorsports, a NASCAR racing team?

    • A.

      Chris Miller

    • B.

      Terance Mathis

    • C.

      Gerald Riggs

    • D.

      John Settle

    Correct Answer
    B. Terance Mathis
    Explanation
    Terance Mathis, a former Atlanta Falcon, became the owner of Victory Motorsports, a NASCAR racing team.

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  • 11. 

    On June 30, 1965, the NFL awarded its 15th franchise to which Georgia insurance salesman?

    • A.

      John Anderson

    • B.

      Clark Edwards

    • C.

      Tom Smith

    • D.

      Rankin M. Smith

    Correct Answer
    D. Rankin M. Smith
    Explanation
    Rankin M. Smith was awarded the 15th franchise by the NFL on June 30, 1965. He was an insurance salesman from Georgia.

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  • 12. 

    In 2004, which popular TV judge joined the Atlanta Falcons Board of Directors?

    • A.

      Judge Joe Brown

    • B.

      Judge Glenda Hatchett

    • C.

      Judge Joseph Wapner

    • D.

      Judge Judy Sheindlin

    Correct Answer
    B. Judge Glenda Hatchett
    Explanation
    In 2004, Judge Glenda Hatchett joined the Atlanta Falcons Board of Directors. This suggests that she was a popular TV judge at that time and was recognized for her expertise and influence in the legal field. Her appointment to the board indicates that she was highly respected and trusted to contribute to the decision-making process of the organization.

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  • 13. 

    Which kicker worked as a financial consultant before signing with the Atlanta Falcons in 2001?

    • A.

      Jay Feely

    • B.

      Keith Brooking

    • C.

      T. J. Duckett

    • D.

      Allen Rossum

    Correct Answer
    A. Jay Feely
    Explanation
    Jay Feely is the correct answer because he worked as a financial consultant before signing with the Atlanta Falcons in 2001. This suggests that Feely had a background and experience in finance before pursuing a career in football.

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  • 14. 

    In 1995, which Atlanta Falcons quarterback made a record 557 pass attempts in one season?

    • A.

      Steve Bartkowski

    • B.

      Michael Vick

    • C.

      Chris Miller

    • D.

      Jeff George

    Correct Answer
    D. Jeff George
    Explanation
    Jeff George is the correct answer because he made a record 557 pass attempts in one season while playing as the Atlanta Falcons quarterback in 1995. This indicates that he had a significant role in the team's offensive strategy and was relied upon heavily to throw the ball during that season. Steve Bartkowski, Michael Vick, and Chris Miller were also Atlanta Falcons quarterbacks, but they did not achieve the same level of pass attempts as Jeff George in 1995.

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  • 15. 

    Which Atlanta Falcons QB attempted a record 66 passes with 37 completions in one game in 1989?

    • A.

      Steve Bartkowski

    • B.

      Chris Miller

    • C.

      Jeff George

    • D.

      Michael Vick

    Correct Answer
    B. Chris Miller
    Explanation
    Chris Miller attempted a record 66 passes with 37 completions in one game in 1989. This indicates that he was the quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons during that time and had an exceptionally high number of pass attempts and completions in a single game.

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