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Forty-five trivia questions entering Super Bowl XLV

Published: Thursday, July 2 2015 9:29 p.m. MDT

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu celebrates following Pittsburgh's 27-23 win over the Arizona Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII Sunday at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. The Steelers captured their sixth Super Bowl victory in franchise history. (Amy Sancetta, Associated Press) Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu celebrates following Pittsburgh's 27-23 win over the Arizona Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII Sunday at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. The Steelers captured their sixth Super Bowl victory in franchise history. (Amy Sancetta, Associated Press)

1. Which of these teams was the first to play a Super Bowl indoors?

A. Baltimore Colts

B. Kansas City

C. Green Bay

D. Dallas

2. Who coined the term Super Bowl?

A. Vince Lombardi

B. Lamar Hunt

C. George Halas

D. A.E. Staley

3. Which year featured Janet Jackson's racy wardrobe malfunction during halftime?

A. 2003

B. 2004

C. 2000

Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger of the Pittsburgh Steelers celebrates following Pittsburgh's 27-23 win over the Arizona Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII Sunday at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. The Steelers captured their sixth Super Bowl victory in franchise history. (Jamie Squire, Getty Images) Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger of the Pittsburgh Steelers celebrates following Pittsburgh's 27-23 win over the Arizona Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII Sunday at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. The Steelers captured their sixth Super Bowl victory in franchise history. (Jamie Squire, Getty Images)

D. 2007

4. Which coach has won a record four Super Bowls?

A. Chuck Noll

B. Don Shula

C. Tom Landry

D. Joe Gibbs

5. This player was named MVP of Super Bowl XXX (1996), when Dallas beat Pittsburgh, 27-17.

A. Emmitt Smith

B. Larry Brown

C. Michael Irvin

D. Daryl Johnston

6. This player won a record five Super Bowls.

A. Mike Lodish

B. Charles Haley

C. Cliff Harris

D. Marv Fleming

7. This city/region has hosted the Super Bowl a record 10 times.

A. South Florida

B. Arizona

C. New Orleans

D. San Diego

8. Which defensive star shares the record for most sacks in a Super Bowl with three?

A. Reggie White

B. Tedy Bruschi

C. Charles Haley

D. Michael Carter

9. Which franchise has won the most Super Bowls?

A. Dallas

B. San Francisco

C. Pittsburgh

D. New England

10. Who scored three touchdowns in both the XXIX (1995) and XXIV (1990) Super Bowls?

A. Jerry Rice

B. Ricky Sanders

C. Andre Reed

D. Antonio Freeman

11. How many viewers watched some portion of CBS' broadcast of Super Bowl XLIV (2010)?

A. 130.2 million

B. 153.4 million

C. 224.1 million

D. 109.2 million

12. Which Dallas Cowboys shared the MVP award in Super Bowl XII (1978)?

A: Randy White and Harvey Martin

B. Roger Staubach and Robert Newhouse

C. Roger Staubach and Randy White

13. What franchises are each 0-4 in Super Bowl appearances?

A: Buffalo and Minnesota

B. Buffalo and Jacksonville

C. Minnesota and Cincinnati

D. Cincinnati and Cleveland

14. Which of these teams has never played in a Super Bowl?

A. Seattle Seahawks

B. Cleveland Browns

C. Carolina Panthers

D. Cincinnati Bengals

15. Which quarterback holds the record for most passing yards (414) in a Super Bowl?

A. Kurt Warner

B. Donovan McNabb

C. Joe Montana

D. Dan Marino

16. Which stadium holds the record for Super Bowl attendance?

A. Rose Bowl

B. Joe Robbie Stadium

C. Louisiana Superdome

D. Pontiac Silverdome

17. Who holds the record for most receiving yards (215) in a Super Bowl?

A. Isaac Bruce

B. Lynn Swann

C. Jerry Rice

D. Willie Gault

18. Select the correct lyrics to the "Super Bowl Shuffle," made famous by the Chicago Bears, who won Super Bowl XX (1986):

A. We're so bad we know we're good, blowin' your mind like we knew we would.

B. Well, they call me Sweetness. And I like to dance. Runnin' the ball is like making romance.

C. You're lookin' at the Fridge. I'm the rookie. I may be lost, but I'm no dumb cookie.

D. All of the above

19. Name the running back who holds the Super Bowl record for most rushing yards (204) in a game.

A. Thurman Thomas

B. Emmitt Smith

C. Timmy Smith

D. Larry Csonka

20. This city will host Super Bowl XLVI on Feb. 5, 2012.

A. Miami

B. Indianapolis

C. New Orleans

D. Detroit

21. How much does the Vince Lombardi Trophy, made by Tiffany & Co. of New York, cost?

A. $10,000

B. $25,000

C. $120,000

D. $150,000

22. Where was Super Bowl I played?

A. Rice Stadium

B. Orange Bowl

C. Tulane Stadium

D. Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

Answer Key: 1. D: Dallas, which defeated Denver, 27-10, in Super Bowl XII (1978) at the Louisiana Superdome. 2. B: Lamar Hunt, the pro football pioneer from the wealthy Dallas oil family. The first Super Bowl was held in 1967, though the term wasn't recognized by the NFL until 1969. 3. B: 2004, at Houston's Reliant Stadium. Justin Timberlake, P. Diddy, Kid Rock and Nelly also performed. 4. A: Chuck Noll, all with the Pittsburgh Steelers. 5. B: Cornerback Larry Brown, who intercepted two passes in the second half. 6. B: Charles Haley, with San Francisco for XXIII-XXIV and Dallas for XXVII-XXVIII, XXX. 7. A: South Florida. 8. A: Reggie White. 9. C: Pittsburgh, with six. San Francisco and Dallas have each won five. The Steelers are 6-1 all-time in Super Bowls, the 49ers 5-0 and Dallas 5-3. 10. A: receiver Jerry Rice. 11. B: 153,400,000. 12. A: Randy White and Harvey Martin led a Cowboys defense that recovered four fumbles and had four interceptions. 13. A: Buffalo and Minnesota. 14. B: Cleveland Browns. 15. A: Kurt Warner, for St. Louis in XXXIV (2000). 16. A: Rose Bowl, which drew 103,985 when it hosted Super Bowl XIV (1980) between the Steelers and Rams. 17. C: Jerry Rice, for San Francisco in XXIII (1989). 18. D: All of the above. 19. C: Timmy Smith, for Washington in XXII (1988). 20. B: Indianapolis. 21. B: $25,000. 22. D: Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles.

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