Trivia On College Football

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following is not considered to be required equipment for college football officials?
    • A. 

      A Hat

    • B. 

      Whistle

    • C. 

      A Foul Marker

    • D. 

      A Game Card

  • 2. 
    In college football, what is a player trying to do if he bats the ball while it is in play?
    • A. 

      Fumble It

    • B. 

      Kick It

    • C. 

      Change Its Direction

    • D. 

      Catch It

  • 3. 
    What record did a Division 1-A player set in 1998 by completing 2,628 yards?
    • A. 

      Rushing Yards Per Season

    • B. 

      Field Goals

    • C. 

      Pass Receptions

    • D. 

      Pass Completions

  • 4. 
    In college football, what kick requires that the player strike the ball before it hits the ground?
    • A. 

      Helicopter Kick

    • B. 

      Place Kick

    • C. 

      Drop Kick

    • D. 

      Punt

  • 5. 
    What penalty does an offensive linesman incur for using his hands while blocking?
    • A. 

      Offside

    • B. 

      Holding

    • C. 

      Clipping

    • D. 

      Delay Of Game

  • 6. 
    What was the second-highest points-per-game average for a Division 1A player in 2002?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      978.65

    • C. 

      4.56

    • D. 

      12.92

  • 7. 
    What was the highest number of interceptions per game for a Division 1A player in 2005?
    • A. 

      0.58

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      0.33

    • D. 

      0.98

  • 8. 
    When an official touches his hands to his shoulders without crossing his arms, what is he signaling?
    • A. 

      Illegal Touching

    • B. 

      Safety

    • C. 

      Ball Dead

    • D. 

      Loss Of Down

  • 9. 
    What was the highest points-per-game average for a Division 1A player in 2002?
    • A. 

      44.65

    • B. 

      12.11

    • C. 

      14.77

    • D. 

      3.45

  • 10. 
    In the early 2000's, about how many Division 1-A teams offered college football scholarships?
    • A. 

      117

    • B. 

      900

    • C. 

      210

    • D. 

      50

  • 11. 
    What could a football team captain do in the 1890's to give his teammates a break?
    • A. 

      Argue With His Coach

    • B. 

      Throw The Ball Into The Stands

    • C. 

      Argue With The Officials

    • D. 

      Leave The Field

  • 12. 
    How many points were touchdowns worth in a college football game of the 1800's?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      5

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      1

  • 13. 
    What was the highest game average for individual reception in Division 1A in 2006?
    • A. 

      19.98

    • B. 

      7.67

    • C. 

      6.01

    • D. 

      4

  • 14. 
    In what city would you have found the first paid American football player?
    • A. 

      Sacramento

    • B. 

      Miami

    • C. 

      Pittsburgh

    • D. 

      Boulder

  • 15. 
    Which of the following things was done for the first time in college football history in 1937?
    • A. 

      Football Was Played

    • B. 

      Forward Passing

    • C. 

      Colleges Formed Football Teams

    • D. 

      Statistics Were Kept

  • 16. 
    What single-season Division 1-A scoring record was achieved in 1988?
    • A. 

      37 Points

    • B. 

      523 Points

    • C. 

      98 Points

    • D. 

      234 Points

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is not considered to be unsportsmanlike conduct in college football?
    • A. 

      Threatening Language

    • B. 

      Prolonged Gloating

    • C. 

      Taunting Another Player

    • D. 

      Briefly Celebrating An Achievement

  • 18. 
    How many points were awarded to the offended side if an 1885 football player slugged the referee?
    • A. 

      10 Points

    • B. 

      0 Points

    • C. 

      5 Points

    • D. 

      2 Points

  • 19. 
    How much time can pass between the end of one offensive play and the start of the next?
    • A. 

      25 Seconds

    • B. 

      1 Minute

    • C. 

      5 Seconds

    • D. 

      As Long As Necessary

  • 20. 
    Which of the following penalties will result in the offending team's loss of a down?
    • A. 

      Planned Loose Ball Play

    • B. 

      Illegal Snap

    • C. 

      Marking Ball

    • D. 

      Coin-Toss Infraction

  • 21. 
    In what year was it decided that Division 1-A teams could schedule 12 regular season games?
    • A. 

      2005

    • B. 

      1900

    • C. 

      1967

    • D. 

      1993

  • 22. 
    In college football, what pass has taken place when the receiver catches the ball in the air?
    • A. 

      Illegal

    • B. 

      Lucky

    • C. 

      Incomplete

    • D. 

      Complete

  • 23. 
    Which of the following occasions is an important time of year for Division 1-A football?
    • A. 

      Halloween

    • B. 

      New Year's

    • C. 

      St. Patrick's Day

    • D. 

      Memorial Day

  • 24. 
    When an official places his hands on his hips, what is he signaling?
    • A. 

      Encroachment

    • B. 

      A First Down

    • C. 

      Loss Of Down

    • D. 

      A Touchdown

  • 25. 
    What was the highest pass-completion percentage for a Division 1A player in 2006?
    • A. 

      58.36 Percent

    • B. 

      50 Percent

    • C. 

      20.40 Percent

    • D. 

      72.63 Percent

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