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Trivia Quiz - Minnesota Vikings History & Facts

Questions about coaches, mascots, jersey numbers, Super Bowl trips, of the Minnesota Vikings.

Quiz Number: 4138
Date Submitted: November 06, 2011
Quiz Categories: NFC North
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 68.3 percent
Times Taken: 441 times
Taken by Registered Users: 1

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1. Which of the following is not an official color of the Minnesota Vikings?
  A.   purple
  B.   gold
  C.   white
  D.   blue

2. The Minnesota Vikings made their first trip to the Super Bowl in 1970. What team defeated them by a score of 23-7?
  A.   Baltimore Colts
  B.   New York Jets
  C.   Oakland Raiders
  D.   Kansas City Chiefs

3. Legendary coach Bud Grant led Minnesota to several Super Bowls, all of which were losses for the Vikings. How many Super Bowl losses did he rack up?
  A.   2
  B.   3
  C.   4
  D.   5

4. Which of the following is the name of a Minnesota Vikings' mascot?
  A.   Viktor
  B.   Ragnar
  C.   Gudrun
  D.   both a and b

5. What jersey number did the great Viking quarterback Fran Tarkenton wear?
  A.   4
  B.   10
  C.   12
  D.   17

6. Who was the first head coach of the Minnesota Vikings (1961-66)?
  A.   Bud Grant
  B.   Norm Van Brocklin
  C.   Les Steckel
  D.   Jerry Burns

7. What is the name of the Minnesota Vikings' fight song?
  A.   Rah, Vikings!
  B.   Skol, Vikings
  C.   Purple Alive!
  D.   Vikings, Oh Vikings

8. The Purple People Eaters refers to a group of Vikings from the 1960s and 1970s. What position did they play?
  A.   defensive line
  B.   defensive backs
  C.   linebackers
  D.   offensive line

9. Viking fans are known to dress up in purple hats with white horns and blonde hair. By what name are these hats known?
  A.   Ingrid hats
  B.   Klara hats
  C.   Hilda hats
  D.   Helga hats

10. What university did Viking running back Adrian Peterson attend?
  A.   Kansas State University
  B.   University of Nebraska
  C.   University of Oklahoma
  D.   University of Minnesota®   

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