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Trivia Quiz - Houston Astros Baseball History & Facts


Questions about the Houston Astros history, players, managers, and records.

Quiz Number: 5532
Date Submitted: August 23, 2015
Quiz Categories: MLB American League West
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 74.9 percent
Times Taken: 77 times
Taken by Registered Users: 2

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1. What are the official team colors of the Houston Astros?
  A.   gold, tan and blue
  B.   silver, cream and magenta
  C.   red, white and blue
  D.   navy blue, orange, and white

2. Which of the following is a popular nickname of the Houston Astros?
  A.   'Stros
  B.   Astros
  C.   The Team
  D.   all of the above

3. What team defeated the Houston Astros in the 2005 World Series? Remember: the Astros were in the National League at the time.
  A.   Chicago White Sox
  B.   Detroit Tigers
  C.   New York Yankees
  D.   Baltimore Orioles

4. What is the official mascot of the Houston Astros?
  A.   Joe
  B.   Orbit
  C.   Dinger
  D.   Clark

5. From 1962-64, the Houston Astros were known by a different name. What was it?
  A.   Houston Hurricanes
  B.   Houston Texans
  C.   Houston Colt .45s
  D.   Houston Rattlers

6. The Houston Astros had some moderate success in the late 1990s/early 2000s, winning division titles in 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2001. Who was their manager at the time?
  A.   Joe Maddon
  B.   Earl Weaver
  C.   Larry Dierker
  D.   Ralph Houk

7. What is the AAA affiliate of the Houston Astros?
  A.   Fresno Grizzlies
  B.   Reno Aces
  C.   Sacramento River Cats
  D.   Tacoma Rainiers

8. Four-Time All-Star and 1994 NL MVP Jeff Bagwell played for the Houston Astros from 1991-2005. What position did he play for the Astros?
  A.   second base
  B.   first base
  C.   third base
  D.   center field

9. The Houston Astros have a longstanding rivalry with the Texas Rangers. What is the nickname of this series?
  A.   Bluebonnet Series
  B.   I-45 Series
  C.   Texas Series
  D.   Lone Star Series

10. Who did the Houston Astros name as their manager in 2015?
  A.   Phil Garner
  B.   Kirk Gibson
  C.   A. J. Hinch
  D.   Don Mattingly


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