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Trivia Quiz - March Madness!

This is a quiz on the NCAA Basketball Tournament which is one of the biggest sporting events in sports. It's also known as "The Big Dance." March Madness!

Quiz Number: 4354
Date Submitted: March 13, 2012
Quiz Categories: Sports, College Basketball - Men's
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 57.4 percent
Times Taken: 43 times
Taken by Registered Users: 2

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1. Not counting the play-in games, how many teams make up the field for the NCAA Tournament?
  A.   64
  B.   66
  C.   68
  D.   72

2. How many teams were in the NCAA Tournament when it was created in 1939 until it was first expanded in 1950?
  A.   8
  B.   12
  C.   16
  D.   24

3. Which school was the first to win the NCAA Tournament ten times?
  A.   Kentucky
  B.   North Carolina
  C.   Kansas
  D.   UCLA

4. The tradition of cutting down the net was credited to Everett Case who was coaching what school at the time?
  A.   North Carolina
  B.   North Carolina State
  C.   Indiana
  D.   Notre Dame

5. CBS first broadcast the NCAA Tournament in what year?
  A.   1969
  B.   1971
  C.   1974
  D.   1976

6. Althpugh the NCAA Tournament is primarily an American sporting event, it's also watched in which of the following countries?
  A.   Australia
  B.   Europe
  C.   Canada
  D.   All the Above

7. As of 2011, four #15 seeds have won against #2 seeds. Which of the following schools did it first?
  A.   Hampton
  B.   Santa Clara
  C.   Coppin State
  D.   Richmond

8. What #8 seed won the NCAA Tournament in 1985?
  A.   Arizona
  B.   Villanova
  C.   North Carolina State
  D.   Indiana

9. What #16 seed was the first to push a #1 seed into overtime?
  A.   Rider
  B.   Murray State
  C.   Richmond
  D.   Davidson

10. In 1997, this school achieved a record that can never be broken,(only tied) by beating three #1 seeds in the 1997 Tournament. Which school was able to pull off this amazing feat?
  A.   North Carolina
  B.   Kentucky
  C.   Duke
  D.   Arizona®   

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