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Trivia Quiz - New York Giants History & Facts
New York Giants football history!
January 13, 2008
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1. The New York Giants football franchise was founded in what year?
2. What team did the Giants defeat in their first-ever Super Bowl appearance in 1987 (Super Bowl XXI)?
A. Miami Dolphins
B. Cincinnati Bengals
C. New England Patriots
D. Denver Broncos
3. Which of the following is NOT a common nickname for the New York Giants?
A. "Big Blue"
D. "Gigantimus Crew"
4. The NFL did not hold playoff games until 1932. In what year did the Giants first win the NFL championship AFTER 1932?
5. Where did the Giants play their home games from 1956-1973?
A. Shea Stadium
B. Yale Bowl
C. Yankee Stadium
D. The Polo Grounds
6. New York Giant Mel Hein won the very first Most Valuable Player award bestowed by the NFL in 1938. What position did he play?
B. half back
7. What team did the Giants defeat in Super Bowl XXV in 1990?
A. Pittsburgh Steelers
B. Buffalo Bills
C. Oakland Raiders
D. Kansas City Chiefs
8. What happened in the so-called "Miracle at the Meadowlands" game against the Philadelphia Eagles of 1978?
A. The Giants won the game by a record margin of 52 points
B. with the Giants needing only to kneel the ball to win, they instead fumbled on a running play, resulting in an eventual loss
C. The Giants scored a touchdown on the last play of the game to win
D. The Giants kicked a field goal on the last play of the game to win
9. The Giants jersey number 16 is retired. Who wore the retired #16?
A. Frank Gifford
B. Y.A. Tittle
C. Phil Simms
D. Mel Hein
10. The Giants lost Super Bowl XXXV in 2000 to the Baltimore Ravens. What was the score?
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