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Trivia Quiz - Monday Night Football

How much do you know about the history of Monday Night Football?

Quiz Number: 4810
Date Submitted: November 07, 2012
Quiz Categories: NFL Football
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 54.2 percent
Times Taken: 53 times
Taken by Registered Users: 1

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1. Who scheduled the 1st Monday Night Football game on September 28, 1964?
  A.   Paul Tagliabue
  B.   George Stanley Halas
  C.   Lamar Hunt
  D.   Commissioner Pete Rozelle

2. What team played against the Green Bay Packers in the very first Monday Night game?
  A.   Chicago Bears
  B.   Detroit Lions
  C.   Miami Dolphins
  D.   New York Giants

3. What team played against the New York Jets in the very first televised game of Monday Night Football on ABC on September 21, 1970?
  A.   Cleveland Browns
  B.   Miami Dolphins
  C.   Pittsburgh Steelers
  D.   Kansas City Chiefs

4. Which Broadcaster had the longest run on Monday Night Football commentating from 1971 to 1998?
  A.   Al Michaels
  B.   Don Meredith
  C.   Frank Gifford
  D.   Howard Cosell

5. Which Broadcaster made the historic announcement of John Lennon's assination during a Monday Night game on December 8, 1980?
  A.   Fran Tarkenton
  B.   Don Meredith
  C.   Howard Cosell
  D.   Frank Gifford

6. The highest scoring game to date on Monday Night Football occurred on October 17, 1983 with the Green Bay Packers defeating what team by a score of 48 - 47?
  A.   Chicago Bears
  B.   Washington Redskins
  C.   Cleveland Browns
  D.   Detroit Lions

7. What player's NFL Career ended on a Monday Night game on November 18, 1985 against the New York Giants?
  A.   Doug Williams
  B.   George Rodgers
  C.   John Riggens
  D.   Joe Theisman

8. What comedian joined the Monday Night Broadcast booth for 2 seasons in 2000?
  A.   Dennis Miller
  B.   Phil Hartman
  C.   Bill Murray
  D.   Steve Martin

9. On October 24, 1983, the New York Giants and St. Louis Cardinals played through the only tie game to date on Monday Night Football. What was the game's final score?
  A.   20 - 20
  B.   17 - 17
  C.   13 - 13
  D.   10 - 10

10. Which Monday Night Broadcaster appeared intoxicated during a Monday Night Game on November 23, 1978 and threw up on Don Meredith's cowboy boots?
  A.   Dan Dierdorf
  B.   Fran Tarkenton
  C.   Frank Gifford
  D.   Howard Cosell®   

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