Ultimate Ohio State Buckeye Football Trivia! Quiz

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  • 1. 

    Urban Meyer became what number head coach in the history of Ohio State University?

    • A.

      44th

    • B.

      24th

    • C.

      14th

    • D.

      34th

    Correct Answer
    B. 24th
    Explanation
    Urban Meyer became the 24th head coach in the history of Ohio State University.

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  • 2. 

    Which team is on the schedule as Ohio State's week 10 opponent for the 2012 regular season?

    • A.

      Michigan

    • B.

      Illinois

    • C.

      Wisconsin

    • D.

      Indiana

    Correct Answer
    B. Illinois
    Explanation
    In the 2012 regular season, Ohio State's week 10 opponent was Illinois.

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  • 3. 

    During the 2012 season, Ohio State faced which school for the first time in its history?

    • A.

      Connecticut

    • B.

      Boston College

    • C.

      UCF

    • D.

      USF

    Correct Answer
    C. UCF
    Explanation
    Ohio State faced UCF for the first time in its history during the 2012 season. This suggests that prior to 2012, Ohio State had never played against UCF in any football game.

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  • 4. 

    Going into the 2012 season, Ohio State has had a 13-13 all-time record against which conference opponent?

    • A.

      Penn State

    • B.

      Wisconsin

    • C.

      UAB

    • D.

      Indiana

    Correct Answer
    A. Penn State
    Explanation
    Ohio State has a 13-13 all-time record against Penn State. This means that in the history of their matchups, Ohio State and Penn State have each won 13 games against each other. This suggests that the two teams have had a relatively equal level of success when facing each other.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following Ohio State coaches for 2012 graduated from Ohio State in 1996?

    • A.

      Mike Vrabel

    • B.

      Tim Hinton

    • C.

      Tom Herman

    • D.

      Zach Smith

    Correct Answer
    A. Mike Vrabel
    Explanation
    Mike Vrabel is the correct answer because he is the only coach listed who graduated from Ohio State in 1996. The other coaches listed, Tim Hinton, Tom Herman, and Zach Smith, did not graduate from Ohio State in that year.

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  • 6. 

    Ohio State's John Simon came into the 2012 season on the watch list for which of the following awards?

    • A.

      Lott IMPACT Award

    • B.

      Heisman Trophy

    • C.

      Davey O'Brien Award

    • D.

      Maxwell Trophy

    Correct Answer
    A. Lott IMPACT Award
    Explanation
    John Simon came into the 2012 season on the watch list for the Lott IMPACT Award. This award is given to the college football player who best exemplifies integrity, maturity, performance, academics, community and tenacity. It recognizes not only on-field performance but also off-field character and leadership qualities. John Simon's inclusion on the watch list indicates that he was considered a player who demonstrated these qualities and was a strong candidate for the award.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following Ohio State players was not listed as a starting receiver going into the 2012 training camp?

    • A.

      Michael Thomas

    • B.

      Corey Brown

    • C.

      Evan Spencer

    • D.

      Devin Smith

    Correct Answer
    A. Michael Thomas
    Explanation
    The question asks for the Ohio State player who was not listed as a starting receiver going into the 2012 training camp. Among the given options, Michael Thomas is the correct answer because he was not listed as a starting receiver during that time.

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  • 8. 

    The 2012 season was first since which year in which Ohio State did not appear in a bowl game?

    • A.

      1979

    • B.

      1999

    • C.

      1989

    • D.

      1969

    Correct Answer
    B. 1999
    Explanation
    Ohio State did not appear in a bowl game for the first time since 1999 during the 2012 season. This means that they had consistently participated in bowl games from 2000 to 2011, but their streak was broken in 2012.

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  • 9. 

    Going into the 2012 season, what was the last year in which Ohio State finished below 1st place in the Big 10?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      2004

    • C.

      2006

    • D.

      2002

    Correct Answer
    B. 2004
    Explanation
    Ohio State finished below 1st place in the Big 10 in the year 2004, as stated in the answer. This means that in the seasons following 2004, Ohio State finished in 1st place or higher in the Big 10 conference.

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  • 10. 

    Going into the 2012 season, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer had what record in bowl games?

    • A.

      1-Oct

    • B.

      1-Jul

    • C.

      1-Sep

    • D.

      1-Aug

    Correct Answer
    B. 1-Jul
    Explanation
    Urban Meyer had a record of 1-Jul in bowl games going into the 2012 season. This means that he had won 1 game and lost 1 game in bowl games prior to the 2012 season.

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  • 11. 

    Which number did Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller wear for the 2012 season?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      5

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      15

    Correct Answer
    B. 5
    Explanation
    Braxton Miller wore the number 5 for the 2012 season as the Ohio State quarterback.

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  • 12. 

    Which offensive player on Ohio State's 2012 team entered the season with more than 25 starts?

    • A.

      Corey Brown

    • B.

      Zach Boren

    • C.

      Andrew Norwell

    • D.

      Braxton Miller

    Correct Answer
    B. Zach Boren
    Explanation
    Zach Boren is the correct answer because he entered the 2012 season with more than 25 starts. This suggests that Boren was an experienced and reliable offensive player for Ohio State during that season.

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  • 13. 

    Which player went into Ohio State's 2012 training camp as the projected starting kick and punt returner?

    • A.

      Jordan Hall

    • B.

      Kenny Guiton

    • C.

      Chris Fields

    • D.

      Adam Homan

    Correct Answer
    A. Jordan Hall
    Explanation
    Jordan Hall went into Ohio State's 2012 training camp as the projected starting kick and punt returner.

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  • 14. 

    Who took over as the Ohio State Buckeyes' starting quarterback in the fourth game of the 2011 season?

    • A.

      Carl Cramer

    • B.

      Braxton Miller

    • C.

      Pandel Savic

    • D.

      Joe Germaine

    Correct Answer
    B. Braxton Miller
    Explanation
    Braxton Miller took over as the Ohio State Buckeyes' starting quarterback in the fourth game of the 2011 season.

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  • 15. 

    Against which team did the Ohio State Buckeyes achieve their only shutout of the 2011 season?

    • A.

      Purdue

    • B.

      Akron

    • C.

      Michigan State

    • D.

      Penn State

    Correct Answer
    B. Akron
    Explanation
    In the 2011 season, the Ohio State Buckeyes achieved their only shutout against the team Akron.

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