Only Those With The Highest NFL IQs Can Pass This Super Bowl Quiz

Football | 1/22/20
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Every year 100 million Americans gather around their televisions to watch the Super Bowl. Diehard fans live for the once-yearly event, holding it in regard as a holiday. Others tune in for the commercials and halftime show, both of which have their own merits. The question is, are you the fan that knows everything about all the aspects of the Super Bowl? If you think you have the football IQ to get every question right, then take this Super Bowl quiz!

The Super Bowl is second to this holiday for the most food eaten.

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Retry Correct Incorrect According to the U.S.Department of Agriculture, Thanksgiving is the day that Americans eat the most food. Super Sunday comes up in second, but not by much. And the most popular foods, of course, are chicken wings and pizza.
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Noam Galai/Getty Images for NYCWFF

The Super Bowl is second to this holiday for the most food eaten.

  • Thanksgiving
  • Labor Day
  • Christmas
  • 4th of July
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Who is the only starting quarterback to win a Super with two different teams?

super bowl trophy being held up
Retry Correct Incorrect In 2016, Peyton Manning won the Super Bowl as the starting quarterback for the Denver Broncos. Before that, he won a championship with the Indianapolis Colts, making him the only QB in history to achieve this feat.
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Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald via Getty Images

Who is the only starting quarterback to win a Super with two different teams?

  • Kurt Warner
  • Joe Flacco
  • Peyton Manning
  • Joe Montana
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This was the first QB to yell, “I’m going to Disney World!”

disney world super bowl yell
Retry Correct Incorrect Phil Simms was the first QB to shout, “I’m going to Disney World!” The house of mouse paid him $75,000 for the words. Oddly enough, they paid John Elway the same amount of money in case the Broncos beat the Giants that year.
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Gerardo Mora/Getty Images

This was the first QB to yell, “I’m going to Disney World!”

  • Phil Simms
  • Terry Bradshaw
  • Dan Marino
  • John Elway
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How much did tickets to Super Bowl I cost?

super bowl i still image
Retry Correct Incorrect As unbelievable as it sounds, the most expensive tickets sold for Super Bowl I were $12. If you adjust that price for inflation, it’s now closer to $90. And for that amount of money, the game failed to sell out.
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James Flores/Getty Images

How much did tickets to Super Bowl I cost?

  • $12
  • $50
  • $100
  • $30
15%

This QB (not pictured) successfully guaranteed victory for his team in Super Bowl III.

super bowl iii photo of coaches
Retry Correct Incorrect On January 12, 1969, Joe Namath of the New York Jets guaranteed his team would beat the Baltimore Colts in the Super Bowl. The Colts, led by Johnny Unitas, were heavily favored and lost 16-7.
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Focus on Sport/Getty Images

This QB (not pictured) successfully guaranteed victory for his team in Super Bowl III.

  • Kenny Stabler
  • Johnny Unitas
  • Joe Namath
  • Bart Starr
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Who is the only player to earn MVP honors playing for the losing team?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Chuck Howley, a linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys in 1971, was named the MVP of Super Bowl V. The Cowboys lost the big game to the Baltimore Colts 16-13 in dramatic fashion.
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Bettmann/Getty Images

Who is the only player to earn MVP honors playing for the losing team?

  • Jerry Rice
  • Chuck Howley
  • Johnny Unitas
  • Tom Brady
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How long did the power outage last during Super Bowl XLVII?

colin kaepernick waiting for the power come back on during super bowl xlvii
Retry Correct Incorrect The power outage during Super Bowl XLVII lasted for 34 minutes. It occurred after the start of the second quarter with the San Francisco 49ers trailing the Baltimore Ravens by several scores.
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Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

How long did the power outage last during Super Bowl XLVII?

  • 5 minutes
  • 12 minutes
  • 34 minutes
  • 55 minutes
30%

What are the fewest points ever scored by one team in the Super Bowl?

image of dolphins in the super bowl
Retry Correct Incorrect The fewest points scored by one team in the Super Bowl is three. This has happened on two occasions, the first in 1972 by the Miami Dolphins and the second in 2019 by the Los Angeles Rams.
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Focus On Sport/Getty Images

What are the fewest points ever scored by one team in the Super Bowl?

  • 9
  • 7
  • 0
  • 3
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Which was the first Super Bowl to ever go into overtime?

first super bowl game to ever go into overtime
Retry Correct Incorrect Super Bowl LI was the first in the history of the game to go into overtime. The match saw the Patriots overcome a 28-3 halftime deficit against the Atlanta Falcons to force overtime and win the game 34-28.
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Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

Which was the first Super Bowl to ever go into overtime?

  • Super Bowl XXV
  • Super Bowl III
  • Super Bowl LI
  • Super Bowl XXXII
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Why did the Green Bay Packers have to kick off twice to start the second half of Super Bowl I?

super bowl i image
Retry Correct Incorrect During Super Bowl I, NBC failed to tune back into the broadcast in time for the second half kick-off. To solve the problem, the network asked the Packers to kick the ball off for a second time.
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James Flores/Getty Images

Why did the Green Bay Packers have to kick off twice to start the second half of Super Bowl I?

  • The ball fell off the tee
  • The return team called a timeout at the last second
  • NBC was still on commercial break during the first kick
  • There was a penalty on the kick-off
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Which cartoon character correctly predicted the outcome of Super Bowl XXVI?

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Retry Correct Incorrect In 1992, Lisa Simpson correctly predicted that the Washington Redskins would beat the Buffalo Bills in Super Bowl XXVI. The game was played three days after the episode and was one of many future predictions The Simpsons has gotten right.
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Rick Stewart/Getty Images

Which cartoon character correctly predicted the outcome of Super Bowl XXVI?

  • Roger Rabbit
  • Bugs Bunny
  • Marge Simpson
  • Lisa Simpson
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What celebrity did Joe Montana point out to his team before the final drive of Super Bowl XXIII?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Just before starting the game-winning drive of Super Bowl XXIII, 49ers quarterback Joe Montana looked at his teammates and said, “Hey, isn’t that John Candy over there?” The moment has become one of the most iconic in Super Bowl history.
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Bettmann/Getty Images

What celebrity did Joe Montana point out to his team before the final drive of Super Bowl XXIII?

  • Sylvester Stallone
  • Robin Williams
  • John Candy
  • Madonna
55%

This quarterback has won the most Super Bowl Rings

super bowl ring on mount
Retry Correct Incorrect Tom Brady has won a record six Super Bowl rings as the starting quarterback for the New England Patriots. He has appeared in nine total Super Bowls, losing to the Giants twice and the Eagles once.
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Jason O. Watson/Getty Images

This quarterback has won the most Super Bowl Rings

  • Tom Brady
  • Terry Bradshaw
  • Joe Montana
  • Bart Starr
60%

Who scored the first-ever Super Bowl touchdown?

first super bowl touchdown catch
Retry Correct Incorrect Max McGee was a wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl I and was lucky enough to score the first touchdown in the history of the game!
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James Flores/Getty Images

Who scored the first-ever Super Bowl touchdown?

  • Marv Fleming
  • Max McGee
  • Jim Grabkowski
  • Elijah Pitts
65%

What was the original name of the Super Bowl?

image from super bowl ii
Retry Correct Incorrect Although it has been referred to as the Super Bowl since the first game was played, it was actually named the AFL-NFL World Championship Game. The name Super Bowl wasn’t officially adopted until 1969.
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Focus On Sport/Getty Images

What was the original name of the Super Bowl?

  • It’s always been the Super Bowl
  • World Championship Game
  • AFL-NFL World Championship Game
  • NFL Title Game
70%

Which team went undefeated during the regular season and then won the Super Bowl?

players holding up the lombardi trophy
Retry Correct Incorrect The 1972 Miami Dolphins went undefeated during the season, then won the Super Bowl in early 1973. In 2007, the Patriots tried to match the feat and went undefeated in the regular season before losing to the New York Giants in the Super Bowl.
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Andy Lyons /Allsport

Which team went undefeated during the regular season and then won the Super Bowl?

  • 2007 Patriots
  • 1972 Dolphins
  • 1971 Dolphins
  • 2016 Patriots
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Who is the oldest QB ever to win a Super Bowl?

super bowl ring on hand
Retry Correct Incorrect Not only has Tom Brady won the most Super Bowls as a starting quarterback, he is also the oldest to ever win one. When the Patriots beat the Rams in Super Bowl LIII, Brady was 41 years old.
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Adam Glanzman/Getty Images

Who is the oldest QB ever to win a Super Bowl?

  • Tom Brady
  • Peyton Manning
  • John Elway
  • Jim Plunkett
80%

Which Super Bowl was embroiled in censorship issues over its name?

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Retry Correct Incorrect Super Bowl XXX found itself in hot water after continuing the trend of using Roman numerals instead of numbers in the name. Several proxy servers blocked the Super Website because of the XXX designation.
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Focus on Sport/Getty Images

Which Super Bowl was embroiled in censorship issues over its name?

  • Super Bowl I
  • Super Bowl 50
  • Super Bowl XXX
  • Super Bowl XXI
85%

Where did the Super Bowl XLIV coin spend time before being flipped to start the game?

image from super bowl xliv
Retry Correct Incorrect Before being flipped to start Super Bowl XLIV, the coin went to space with NASA. For 11 days, the coin orbited the earth on a space shuttle during a mission, traveling four million miles in the process.
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Donald Miralle/Getty Images

Where did the Super Bowl XLIV coin spend time before being flipped to start the game?

  • Bank lock box
  • Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • NASA space shuttle
  • White House
90%

How many interceptions did Joe Montana throw in his four Super Bowl appearances?

joe montana in the super bowl
Retry Correct Incorrect Joe Montana never threw an interception in a Super Bowl game. He also never lost one. The man they call “Joe Cool” led the 49ers to four Super Bowls and took home a ring from each one!
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Focus on Sport/Getty Images

How many interceptions did Joe Montana throw in his four Super Bowl appearances?

  • 1
  • 0
  • 5
  • 3
95%

Congrats, you finished! Here are your results:

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Congrats, you finished! Here are your results:

Retry Yikes You must have thought this quiz was about the other kind of football! Turnover on downs! Looks like you need to brush up on your NFL IQ before strapping in for the big game! Good job! Your Super Bowl knowledge is impressive! Incredible! Are you a former player? How many rings have you won???
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