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Thursday Trivia X

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by micropolitan guy, Mar 13, 2008.

  1. micropolitan guy

    micropolitan guy Well-Known Member

    Yes, it's time again. Play or don't. Internet research highly discouraged, even frowned upon. :mad:

    Sort of easy questions this week. Have at it, sports fans.

    1. Who was the first Oakland Raider selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame?
    ANSWER: Jim Otto is correct.

    2. In 1983, two skiers from the United States were the World Cup's male and female overall champions. Who are they?
    ANSWER: Phil and Tamara are correct.

    3. CCNY is the only team to win the NCAA and NIT basketball championships in the same season. Who did they defeat in each tournament's title game?
    ANSWER: Bradley and Bradley are correct. The Braves were full of fail that year.

    4. The top three most common nicknames of the athletic teams of four-year colleges in the United States are:
    ANSWER: Eagles (74) Tigers (46) and Bulldogs (39) are correct.

    5. Who holds the Texas Rangers' franchise record for victories?
    ANSWER: Charlie Hough is correct, with 139 wins.

    EASY BONUS QUESTION: Three schools have women's basketball teams that were undefeaated Division I NCAA champions. They are:

    ANSWER: Texas (1986), UConn (1995, 2002), Tennessee (1998)
     
  2. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    4. Wildcats. Bulldogs. Tigers.
     
  3. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    Sweet! I'm around for this again.

    3.) Bradley and Kentucky?

    5.) Charlie Hough

    BONUS: UConn, Tennessee and Old Dominion
     
  4. D-Backs Hack

    D-Backs Hack Guest

    1. Jim Otto

    2. Phil Maher (sp?) and Tamara McKinney

    5. Bobby Witt
     
  5. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    1. Jim Otto? (he's the first Raider for everything else.)
    2. Phil Mahre and Tamara McKinney?

    3. NYU and Kentucky?

    4. Wildcats, Eagles, Bulldogs

    5. Nolan Ryan?

    EDIT: Joe Rossi beat me to the first two answers.
     
  6. micropolitan guy

    micropolitan guy Well-Known Member

    No one has completely, correctly answered the nickname question, the NIT/NCAA question or the bonus question. We don't give partial credit.
     
  7. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    3.) Bradley and NYU?

    bonus: UConn, Tennessee and Louisiana Tech
     
  8. lisa_simpson

    lisa_simpson Active Member

    4. Tigers, Wildcats, Eagles

    Is the bonus question UConn, Tennessee and La. Tech?
     
  9. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    Bonus:
    UConn, Tennessee and Texas (Jody Conradt had a perfect title team in the mid-80s, I think ... )
     
  10. 4. Boilermakers, Hoosiers, Sycamores.

    Oh wait, I went the wrong direction.
     
  11. BYH

    BYH Active Member

    No one's ever sucked as much as you suck right now, Friend. :D :D

    Whoohoo! I got one right. Let me guess again at no. 3...CCNY beat Bradley in BOTH title games.
     
  12. beefncheddar

    beefncheddar Guest

    4. Bulldogs, Eagles, Tigers
     
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