Go Long!: The Super Bowl Quiz
by Staff
Super Bowl day is the biggest holiday of the year, if you measure your holidays in the amount of beer and nachos consumed. Throw a sharp spiral to the right answer, and have fun testing your knowledge of America's favorite Sunday.

What league joined the NFL in 1966, putting the Super Bowl wheels in motion?

  • American Football League
  • Western Football League
  • Associated Football League

What was football originally called?

  • The Biggest Bowl
  • The AFL-NFL World Championship
  • The American Football Championship

Who was the AFL participant in the first Super Bowl?

  • Green Bay Packers
  • Kansas City Chiefs
  • New York Giants

What team represented the NFL in the first big game?

  • Cincinnati Bengals
  • Detroit Lions
  • Green Bay Packers

What was the score between the Packers and the Chiefs?

  • Chiefs 35, Packers 10
  • Chiefs 10, Packers 35
  • Chiefs 7, Packers 14

How long did it take before the league started officially calling the game the Super Bowl?

  • the second year of the game
  • the seventh year of the game
  • the third year of the game

Where was the first Super Bowl played?

  • Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • Los Angeles
  • Cincinnati

Who was the first Super Bowl MVP?

  • Bart Starr
  • Vince Lombardi
  • Carroll Dale

Who could NOT watch the first Super Bowl on television?

  • Ohio residents
  • Green Bay residents
  • Los Angeles residents

What happened to the original broadcasts of the game?

  • They were lost in a fire.
  • They're in the Television Hall of Fame.
  • They were recorded over.

Who performed the Super Bowl's first halftime show?

  • Bozo the Clown
  • Johnny Mathis
  • university marching bands

Who was the first big celebrity featured in a halftime show?

  • Patti LuPone
  • Barbra Streisand
  • Carol Channing

In the 1970 Super Bowl, head coach Hank Stram agreed to be miked for NFL films. What's an actual Stram quote from the game?

  • "Make them relinquish the ball!"
  • "Just keep matriculatin' the ball down the field, boys!"
  • "Who are we playing?"

What team has never played in the Super Bowl?

  • the Detroit Lions
  • the Cleveland Browns
  • both

What was the only Super Bowl that did NOT sell out?

  • the first Super Bowl
  • the Seattle-Pittsburgh game in 2005
  • Every game sold out.

What team has played in the most Super Bowls?

  • the Cowboys
  • the Patriots
  • the Cowboys, the Patriots and the Steelers

About how much did a 30-second Super Bowl ad cost in 1967?

  • $400,000
  • $40,000
  • $400

How much did a 30-second commercial during the Super Bowl broadcast cost in 2015?

  • $4.5 million
  • $1.5 million
  • $400,000

Who came to 21 of the first 22 Super Bowls?

  • Frank Sinatra
  • the President
  • a gate crasher

Who was the first player to grin and tell America he was going to Disneyland after a Super Bowl win?

  • Joe Montana
  • John Elway
  • Phil Simms

What hit sports movie was based on a Super Bowl commercial?

  • "Space Jam"
  • "The Sandlot"
  • "Varsity Blues"

Who else gets a Super Bowl ring besides the players?

  • the mascot
  • the referees
  • the groundskeepers

What was the super hook of the 1989 halftime show?

  • It was in 3-D.
  • it featured only interpretive dance.
  • The audience also had to sing.

In the biggest Super Bowl blowout, by how many points did the champions win?

  • 45
  • 35
  • 30

What team was scoreless in the Super Bowl?

  • the Dolphins
  • the Colts
  • No team has ever been scoreless.

How many of the top ten most-watched telecasts in TV history have been Super Bowls?

  • all but one
  • five
  • seven

What city has hosted the Super Bowl the most often?

  • New Orleans
  • Miami
  • both

What was the Super Bowl championship trophy originally called?

  • Super Trophy
  • World Professional Football Championship trophy
  • It wasn't called anything.

When was the trophy renamed the Vince Lombardi trophy?

  • 1968
  • 1970
  • 1975

What Super Bowl is not designated in Roman numerals?

  • 100
  • 75
  • 50