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Trivia Quiz - New England Patriots Team History: 1960-85


Know anything about the Patriots' first 25 years?

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Quiz Number: 2072
Date Submitted: January 27, 2008
Quiz Categories: AFC East
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 53.3 percent
Times Taken: 93 times
Taken by Registered Users: 8

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New England Patriots Team History 1960 85
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1. The Boston Patriots football franchise first fielded a team in what year?
  A.   1959
  B.   1960
  C.   1961
  D.   1962

2. In which stadium did the Patriots first play their home games?
  A.   Harvard Stadium
  B.   Alumni Stadium
  C.   Fenway Park
  D.   Nickerson Field

3. The Boston Patriots became the New England Patriots starting in what year?
  A.   1966
  B.   1968
  C.   1971
  D.   1975

4. From 1971 to 1982, Foxboro Stadium was called what?
  A.   Sullivan Stadium
  B.   Schaefer Stadium
  C.   Alumni Stadium
  D.   Nickerson Field

5. The Patriots appeared in the 1964 AFL Championship Game and lost to what team?
  A.   Buffalo Bills
  B.   Houston Oilers
  C.   Dallas Texans
  D.   San Diego Chargers

6. Who was the first Patriot player to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame?
  A.   Mike Haynes
  B.   John Hannah
  C.   Nick Buoniconti
  D.   Steve Grogan

7. Who was the first Patriot head coach to record 50 or more victories?
  A.   Chuck Fairbanks
  B.   Raymond Berry
  C.   Mike Holovak
  D.   Ron Erhardt

8. Kicker/Wide Receiver Gino Cappelletti played from 1960 to 1970 and was one of the first Patriots to have his number retired. What was his jersey number?
  A.   3
  B.   17
  C.   20
  D.   22

9. Who caught the only touchdown pass for the Patriots in the 1985 Super Bowl?
  A.   Irving Fryar
  B.   Stanley Morgan
  C.   Lin Dawson
  D.   Craig James

10. The Patriots played in the 1985 Super Bowl and lost to what team?
  A.   New York Giants
  B.   Green Bay Packers
  C.   Dallas Cowboys
  D.   Chicago Bears


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