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Trivia Quiz - Minnesota Golden Gophers Football History & Facts


Test your knowledge of Minnesota Golden Gophers' football history and Minnesota Golden Gophers trivia!

Quiz Number: 3968
Date Submitted: July 02, 2011
Quiz Categories: Big Ten Football
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 57.8 percent
Times Taken: 166 times
Taken by Registered Users: 2

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1. What is the name of the Minnesota Golden Gophers' mascot?
  A.   Gary Gopher
  B.   Gabby Gopher
  C.   Gordy Gopher
  D.   Goldy Gopher

2. What are the official colors of the Minnesota Golden Gophers?
  A.   cardinal and gold
  B.   maroon and gold
  C.   maroon and yellow
  D.   magenta and yellow

3. What team do the Minnesota Golden Gophers play annually in a rivalry game for the trophy called Floyd of Rosedale?
  A.   Wisconsin Badgers
  B.   Iowa Hawkeyes
  C.   Michigan Wolverines
  D.   Indiana Hoosiers

4. In what year did the Golden Gophers claim their first college football national championship?
  A.   1907
  B.   1934
  C.   1940
  D.   2012

5. Who was Minnesota's first Heisman Trophy winner?
  A.   Tyrone Carter
  B.   Tom Brown
  C.   Rickey Foggie
  D.   Bruce Smith

6. Each season, the Golden Gophers play for the rights to the Little Brown Jug. What team do they play?
  A.   Michigan Wolverines
  B.   Wisconsin Badgers
  C.   Iowa State Cyclones
  D.   Nebraska Cornhuskers

7. What team do the Minnesota Golden Gophers play in a rivalry game for the trophy called the Slab of Bacon/Paul Bunyan's Axe?
  A.   Iowa Hawkeyes
  B.   Wisconsin Badgers
  C.   Penn State Nittany Lions
  D.   Iowa Hawkeyes

8. Who did the Minnesota Golden Gophers hire as their head football coach in 2010?
  A.   Bernie Bierman
  B.   Brian Kelly
  C.   Jerry Kill
  D.   Brady Hoke

9. What NFL team drafted Golden Gopher linebacker Nathan Triplett in 2010?
  A.   Minnesota Vikings
  B.   Green Bay Packers
  C.   Atlanta Falcons
  D.   Houston Texans

10. What is the name of the Minnesota Golden Gopher fight song?
  A.   Minnesota Rouser
  B.   Gopher Rouser
  C.   Minnesota Mania
  D.   Call of the Wild


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