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Trivia Quiz - Purdue Boilermakers Football History & Facts

Test your knowledge of Purdue Boilermakers' football history and Purdue Boilermakers trivia!

Quiz Number: 3975
Date Submitted: July 10, 2011
Quiz Categories: Big Ten Football
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 54 percent
Times Taken: 143 times
Taken by Registered Users: 3

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1. What is the name of the Purdue Boilermakers mascot?
  A.   Billy Boiler
  B.   Boilermaker Special
  C.   Bobby Boliermaker
  D.   Peter Purdue

2. What are the official colors of the Purdue Boilermakers?
  A.   silver and yellow
  B.   gold and gray
  C.   black and blue
  D.   gold and black

3. What team do the Purdue Boilermakers play annually for the Old Oaken Bucket?
  A.   Indiana Hoosiers
  B.   Illinois Fighting Illini
  C.   Iowa Hawkeyes
  D.   Notre Dame Fighting Irish

4. Who did the Purdue Boilermakers hire as their head football coach in 2013?
  A.   Joe Tiller
  B.   Jerry Stiller
  C.   Bo Pelini
  D.   Darrell Hazell

5. What is the name of the Purdue Boilermaker fight song?
  A.   Onward Purdue!
  B.   Purdue Pride
  C.   Hail Purdue!
  D.   The Boilermaker Ballad

6. What is the name of the trophy awarded to the winner of the Purdue Boilermakers - Notre Dame Fighting Irish football game?
  A.   Shillelagh Trophy
  B.   Land Grant Trophy
  C.   Victory Bell
  D.   Paul Bunyan Trophy

7. Purdue has a long-standing rivalry with Illinois, with whom they play for what trophy?
  A.   Heartland Trophy
  B.   Victory Barrel
  C.   Purdue Cannon
  D.   Old Brass Spittoon

8. What number jersey did Boilermaker great Mark Herrmann wear?
  A.   0
  B.   9
  C.   39
  D.   73

9. For its uncanny ability to produce quality quarterbacks that end up drafted into the NFL, the Boilermakers have earned what nickname?
  A.   Cradle of Quarterbacks
  B.   Quarterback Lane
  C.   Quarterback Nation
  D.   Quarterback U

10. What NFL team drafted Boilermaker great Drew Bees?
  A.   Atlanta Falcons
  B.   Detroit Lions
  C.   San Diego Chargers
  D.   New Orleans Saints®   

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