# Indiana Hoosiers Football Team! Trivia

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This quiz is all about the Indiana Hoosiers football team. Are you a major football fan of football in Indiana and think you know enough about the Hoosiers to be entitled to the super fan name? Where can the team's memorial stadium be found, and do you now some of the most memorable players and games? This quiz will help you see just how good you are; give it a shot and see how good you do!

• 1.

### How many points-per-game did the Indiana Hoosiers average in their 2005 season?

• A.

32.8

• B.

12.9

• C.

Roughly 50

• D.

22.5

D. 22.5
Explanation
In their 2005 season, the Indiana Hoosiers averaged 22.5 points per game. This means that, on average, they scored 22.5 points in each game they played that season.

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• 2.

### How much money did a previous head coach of the Indiana Hoosiers kick in to help with 1986 renovations to Memorial Stadium?

• A.

5,000 Dollars

• B.

700 Dollars

• C.

1 Million Dollars

• D.

10,000 Dollars

D. 10,000 Dollars
Explanation
The previous head coach of the Indiana Hoosiers contributed 10,000 dollars to help with the 1986 renovations to Memorial Stadium.

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• 3.

### How many seconds were left in the September 8, 1979 game when a Hoosier received a 66-yard game-winning touchdown?

• A.

58 Seconds

• B.

4 Seconds

• C.

1 Second

• D.

180 Seconds

A. 58 Seconds
Explanation
In the September 8, 1979 game, a Hoosier received a 66-yard game-winning touchdown with 58 seconds left. This means that there were only 58 seconds remaining in the game when the touchdown was scored.

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• 4.

### In what year did the original Indiana Hoosiers football team begin playing football?

• A.

1945

• B.

1929

• C.

1812

• D.

1884

D. 1884
Explanation
The correct answer is 1884. This is the year when the original Indiana Hoosiers football team began playing football.

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• 5.

### On October 18, 1997, the single-game sacks record was set by a Hoosier who had how many sacks?

• A.

2 Sacks

• B.

14 Sacks

• C.

8 Sacks

• D.

4 Sacks

D. 4 Sacks
Explanation
On October 18, 1997, a player from Indiana University (Hoosier) set the single-game sacks record with 4 sacks. This means that during that particular game, the player successfully tackled the opposing team's quarterback behind the line of scrimmage four times. This achievement demonstrates the player's exceptional skill and ability to disrupt the opposing team's offense.

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• 6.

### What was the Indiana Hoosiers' win-loss record for the 2005 season?

• A.

3 Wins, 8 Losses

• B.

7 Wins, 4 Losses

• C.

2 Wins, 9 Losses

• D.

4 Wins, 7 Losses

D. 4 Wins, 7 Losses
Explanation
The Indiana Hoosiers had a win-loss record of 4 wins and 7 losses for the 2005 season.

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• 7.

### What was the total win-loss record for the 1986 Indiana Hoosiers football organization?

• A.

6 Wins, 2 Losses

• B.

11 Wins, 1 Loss

• C.

1 Win, 2 Losses

• D.

6 Wins, 6 Losses

A. 6 Wins, 2 Losses
Explanation
The 1986 Indiana Hoosiers football organization had a total win-loss record of 6 wins and 2 losses.

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• 8.

### At the end of 1978, the Hoosiers' all-time single-player record for career tackles was set at what?

• A.

253 Tackles

• B.

523 Tackles

• C.

369 Tackles

• D.

444 Tackles

D. 444 Tackles
Explanation
In 1978, the Hoosiers' all-time single-player record for career tackles was set at 444 tackles. This means that a player on the Hoosiers' team accumulated a total of 444 tackles throughout their career, making it the highest number of tackles achieved by a single player in the history of the team.

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• 9.

### On September 26, 1981, the Hoosiers' single-game kick return record was set at what number?

• A.

142 Yards

• B.

76 Yards

• C.

174 Yards

• D.

392 Yards

C. 174 Yards
Explanation
The correct answer is 174 Yards. This means that on September 26, 1981, the Hoosiers' single-game kick return record was set at 174 yards.

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• 10.

### In 1942, how many penalties did the Hoosiers receive to set the franchise record for the least penalties incurred in a season?

• A.

36 Penalties

• B.

83 Penalties

• C.

112 Penalties

• D.

7 Penalties

A. 36 Penalties
Explanation
The correct answer is 36 penalties. This means that in 1942, the Hoosiers received only 36 penalties throughout the season, which is the lowest number of penalties incurred by the franchise in a single season.

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• 11.

### In what year did the Indiana Hoosiers receive their first conference-drafted schedule?

• A.

1900

• B.

1860

• C.

1917

• D.

1929

A. 1900
Explanation
The Indiana Hoosiers received their first conference-drafted schedule in 1900. This means that before this year, their schedules were not determined by a conference. It is likely that the formation of a conference allowed for more structured and organized scheduling for the team.

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• 12.

• A.

281 Yards

• B.

128 Yards

• C.

28 Yards

• D.

18 Yards

C. 28 Yards
• 13.

### What was the total number of points scored by the 1988 Hoosiers, who set a franchise record for points scored in a season?

• A.

396 Total Points

• B.

777 Total Points

• C.

123 Total Points

• D.

598 Total Points

A. 396 Total Points
Explanation
The 1988 Hoosiers scored a total of 396 points in the season, which set a franchise record. This indicates that throughout the season, the team accumulated a significant number of points, demonstrating their strong offensive performance.

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• 14.

### The Indiana Hoosiers' team touchdown record for the 1974 season was set by an individual at what number?

• A.

11 Touchdowns

• B.

7 Touchdowns

• C.

3 Touchdowns

• D.

19 Touchdowns

B. 7 Touchdowns
Explanation
The individual who set the Indiana Hoosiers' team touchdown record for the 1974 season scored 7 touchdowns.

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• 15.

### What is the Indiana Hoosiers' team record, set in the 1988 season, for single-season field goals by an individual?

• A.

17 Field Goals

• B.

31 Field Goals

• C.

12 Field Goals

• D.

4 Field Goals

A. 17 Field Goals
Explanation
In the 1988 season, an individual from the Indiana Hoosiers team set a record by making 17 field goals.

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• 16.

### In the 1968 season, one Indiana Hoosier made how many field goals to lead his team in field goals made?

• A.

4 Field Goals

• B.

1968 Field Goals

• C.

0 Field Goals Made

• D.

9 Field Goals

A. 4 Field Goals
Explanation
In the 1968 season, one Indiana Hoosier made 4 field goals to lead his team in field goals made.

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• 17.

### What complaint did the Indiana Hoosiers make after losing their first game?

• A.

They Didn't Have Enough Water

• B.

They Had No Reserves

• C.

The Fans Were Distracting

• D.

Their Coach Quit

B. They Had No Reserves
Explanation
The Indiana Hoosiers made a complaint after losing their first game that they had no reserves. This suggests that the team did not have enough backup players or substitutes to replace injured or fatigued players during the game. The lack of reserves could have affected the team's performance and contributed to their loss.

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• 18.

### The Hoosiers' all-time team passing record for single-play yards was set by the 1993 team at what?

• A.

19 Yards And A Touchdown

• B.

80 Yards

• C.

99 Yards And A Touchdown

• D.

54 Yards And A Touchdown

C. 99 Yards And A Touchdown
Explanation
The 1993 Hoosiers' team set the all-time team passing record for single-play yards at 99 yards and a touchdown. This means that during a single play, the team was able to pass the ball for a distance of 99 yards and score a touchdown. This record demonstrates the team's ability to execute a long passing play successfully, resulting in a significant gain of yards and a touchdown.

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• 19.

### On what street would you find the Indiana Hoosiers' Memorial Stadium?

• A.

Sir James Dunn Street

• B.

11th Street

• C.

North Dunn Street

• D.

1st Street

C. North Dunn Street
Explanation
The Indiana Hoosiers' Memorial Stadium is located on North Dunn Street. This street is named after Sir James Dunn, who was a prominent figure in the development of the university and its athletic program. The stadium is situated on this street, making it the correct answer.

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• 20.

### In 1987, the Indiana Hoosiers set their season record for most field goals made by an individual at what number?

• A.

18 Field Goals

• B.

27 Field Goals

• C.

9 Field Goals

• D.

15 Field Goals

C. 9 Field Goals
Explanation
The Indiana Hoosiers set their season record for most field goals made by an individual at 9 field goals.

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• 21.

### Which of the following things hurt the reputation of the Indiana Hoosiers in the 1950's?

• A.

Illegal Recruiting Practices

• B.

A Refusal To Wear Equipment

• C.

Spying On Other Teams

• D.

A Run Down Stadium

A. Illegal Recruiting Practices
Explanation
The reputation of the Indiana Hoosiers in the 1950s was negatively affected by their involvement in illegal recruiting practices. This implies that they were engaging in unethical and unfair methods to attract talented players to their team, which tarnished their reputation within the sports community.

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