Football Trivia and Answers

Football has a long, rich history which spans over a hundred years. And whether you are new to the sport or have been an avid fan for innumerable years, TriviaQN is here to pose a challenge to your knowledge base and along the way add even more knowledge to your playbook. So without further ado, we present to you our Football Trivia - a test worthy enough to make even John Madden proud!

Hard

In what year was the NERF football created?

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Answer: 1972
More information: The foamy NERF football, a favorite amongst children, was created in 1972 by former Minnesota Vikings' kicker Fred Cox, who still receives quarterly checks from the company due to this invention.

Easy

In American football, what is the position called of the player who snaps the ball to the quarterback?

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Answer: Center
More information: The center is usually stationed directly in the middle of the offensive line, and it is his job to hand the ball to the quarterback.

Hard

How much will it cost advertisers to air a 30-second commercial during the 2019 Super Bowl?

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Answer: $5 Million
More information: CBS is charging advertisers a little over $5 million for a 30-second slot during Super Bowl LIII (53).

Medium

Who is the only NFL player to have also played in the MLB World Series?

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Answer: Deion Sanders
More information: "Neon" Deion Sanders lost the World Series as a member of the Atlanta Braves but won the Super Bowl twice playing with the San Francisco 49ers and Dallas Cowboys.

Easy

The area behind the line of scrimmage is known as what?

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Answer: Backfield
More information: The area behind the line of scrimmage, which usually consists of the quarterback and running backs, is called the backfield.

VeryHard

The Nordstrom family formerly owned which NBA team?

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Answer: Seattle Seahawks
More information: The Nordstrom family of Nordstrom department stores owned the Seahawks from 1974 to 1988.

Medium

In what country was the first NFL regular-season game ever held outside of the United States?

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Answer: Mexico
More information: Mexico City hosted the Arizona Cardinals versus the San Francisco 49ers in October of 2005. At the time it set a record for attendance at an NFL game with over 103,000 spectators.

VeryHard

Which Super Bowl had the most points ever scored?

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Answer: Super Bowl XXIX
More information: Super Bowl XXIX, played in 1995 between the San Francisco 49ers and San Diego Chargers, featured the two teams scoring a combined 75 points, with the 49ers emerging victorious by a score of 49 to 26.

Easy

What are the color of football goal posts?

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Answer: Yellow
More information: High schools, colleges and the NFL tend to use some shade of yellow for goal posts.

Easy

Which NFL player has won the most playoff games in history?

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Answer: Tom Brady
More information: During his illustrious NFL career with the New England Patriots which has thus far run 18 years, Tom Brady has built up a résumé which has some supporting the idea of him being the greatest quarterback of all time.



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