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Trivia Quiz - Nebraska Cornhuskers Football History & Facts

Test your knowledge of Nebraska Cornhuskers' football history and Nebraska Cornhuskers trivia!

Quiz Number: 3577
Date Submitted: November 19, 2010
Quiz Categories: Big Ten Football
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 68.8 percent
Times Taken: 652 times
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1. What are the official colors of the Nebraska Cornhuskers?
  A.   cardinal and gray
  B.   red and white
  C.   scarlet and cream
  D.   blue and gold

2. In what conference did the Nebraska Cornhuskers compete prior to 2011?
  A.   Big 12 Conference
  B.   Western Interstate University Football Association
  C.   Big Eight Conference
  D.   Great Plains Football Association

3. Starting in 1974, Herbie Husker was the one and only mascot for the Cornhuskers. A second mascot was created in 1993. Who is he?
  A.   Red Green
  B.   Bobby Red
  C.   Big Red
  D.   Lil' Red

4. What is the nickname of the Nebraska Cornhusker marching band?
  A.   Husker Marchers
  B.   Spirit of NU
  C.   Husker Hundred
  D.   The Pride of All Nebraska

5. Who did the Nebraska Cornhuskers hire as their head football coach in 2008?
  A.   Bo Pelini
  B.   Walter C. "Bummy" Booth
  C.   Tom Osborne
  D.   Ozzy Osborne

6. In what year did Nebraska Football win their first uncontested and unshared national championship?
  A.   1969
  B.   1970
  C.   1971
  D.   1972

7. By what nickname is the Husker defense known?
  A.   Big Red
  B.   Big Boys
  C.   Blackshirts
  D.   Tough League

8. In 1997, Nebraska had a 13-0 record and shared the national championship with what team?
  A.   Florida State
  B.   USC
  C.   Michigan State University
  D.   Michigan

9. Husker Ndamukong Suh was selected as the #2 pick in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions. What position does he play?
  A.   safety
  B.   defensive tackle
  C.   tight end
  D.   linebacker

10. One of the Nebraska Cornhusker fight songs is "Dear Old Nebraska U." By what other name is it known?
  A.   Roll Huskers, Roll
  B.   Husker Fight
  C.   Nebraska, My Nebraska
  D.   There Is No Place Like Nebraska®   

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