Insider Trivia - January 2009 Edition

07/30/2009

 

Here are the answers to the trivia questions from the most recent edition of our Insider

 

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Test your knowledge of the Super Bowl.

1. Who scored the first touchdown in Super Bowl history?
a. Jim Taylor
b. Paul Hornung
c. Max McGee
d. Curtis McClinton

McGee’s 37-yard touchdown pass from Bart Starr was the first score.
 

2. Where was the first Super Bowl played?
a. Rose Bowl
b. L.A. Coliseum
c. Orange Bowl
d. Tulane Stadium

Super Bowl I between the Packers and Chiefs was played in the L.A. Coliseum.

3. Who kicked the longest field goal in Super Bowl history?
a. Scott Norwood
b. Adam Vinatieri
c. Jason Elam
d. Steve Christie

Steve Christie of the Buffalo Bills kicked a 54-yard field goal in Super Bowl XXVIII.

4. Which player owns the Super Bowl record for longest reception?
a. Antonio Freeman
b. James Lofton
c. Fred Biletnikoff
d. Muhsin Muhammad

Muhammad of the Panthers had an 85-yard catch in Super Bowl XXXVIII against the Patriots.

5. Which player has played in the most Super Bowls?
a. Mike Lodish
b. Charles Haley
c. Troy Aikman
d. Larry Cole

Lodish played in a total six Super Bowls, four with the Bills and two with the Broncos.
 

6. Who had the longest run in a Super Bowl?
a. Kenny King
b. Marcus Allen
c. John Riggins
d. Willie Parker

Parker of the Steelers had a 75-yard TD run against the Seahawks in Super Bowl XL.

7. Who holds the Super Bowl record for yards rushing in a game?
a. Willie Parker
b. O.J. Anderson
c. Thurman Thomas
d. Timmy Smith

Smith is the game’s only 200-yard rusher. He gained a record 204 yards in the Redskins win over the Broncos in Super Bowl XXII.

8. Who is the highest rated passer in Super Bowl history (min. 40 attempts)?
a. Bart Starr
b. Joe Montana
c. Tom Brady
d. Terry Bradshaw

Montana’s career Super Bowl passer rating is 127.8 (four games).

9. Who is the oldest player ever to play in a Super Bowl?
a. Jackie Slater
b. Jeff Feagles
c. Lomas Brown
d. George Blanda

Feagles was just shy of his 42nd birthday when he played in last year’s Super Bowl for the Giants.

10. Which player has the most total touchdowns in a Super Bowl?
a. Franco Harris
b. Andre Reed
c. Jerry Rice
d. Roger Craig

Rice’s eight touchdowns remains the all-time record.

11. Which coach won the most Super Bowls?
a. Chuck Noll
b. Don Shula
c. Bill Walsh
d. Vince Lombardi

Noll won four Super Bowls with the Steelers.

12. How many punts have been returned for touchdowns in the Super Bowl?
a. None
b. One
c. Four
d. Six

There has never been a punt return for a touchdown in Super Bowl history.

13. Who holds the Super Bowl record for most sacks in a game?
a. Bruce Smith
b. Reggie White
c. Randy White
d. Richard Dent

White had 3 sacks in the Green Bay Packers’ win over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XXXI.

14. What team is the only club ever to return three interceptions for touchdowns in the same Super Bowl?
a. Washington Redskins
b. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
c. Green Bay Packers
d. Kansas City Chiefs

The Bucs had three interceptions for touchdowns against the Raiders in Super Bowl XXXVII.

15. This Cincinnati Bengals tight end set the Super Bowl record for most receptions in a game. Who is he?
 


Dan Ross recorded 11 receptions in Super Bowl XVI to set the Super Bowl record for most receptions in a game. The mark has been equaled only by San Francisco 49ers receiver Jerry Rice in Super Bowl XXII and New England Patriots wide receiver Deion Branch in Super Bowl XXXIX.


Previous Editions:

November 2008 - Click here for the questions and answers to the trivia used in the previous edition of the Insider
July 2008 - Click here for the questions and answers to the trivia used in the previous edition of the Insider
May 2008 - Click here for the questions and answers to the trivia used in the previous edition of the Insider

 

 

 

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