Quarantine Quiz 5: NFL for novices

Today’s Quarantine Quiz surrounds the NFL – American Football. This quiz is all for novices so, if you don’t know your touchdowns from your touchbacks, this could be the quiz for you.

Obviously things are tough for us all, and look like they’ll only get tougher in the coming weeks and months – hopefully these quizzes can help ease some of the boredom, even if it’s just for a few minutes.

Please, stay safe and stay at home.

Rules of the Quarantine Quiz

There will be 20 questions at least, written one after the other in a list form. There will be no multiple choice questions, meaning you will have to rack your brain a little bit more.

The answers will be listed out below the questions with each question number corresponding to the answer. Good luck.

Questions
  1. How many points is a touchdown worth?
  2. How many teams are there in the National Football League in total?
  3. What is the name of the end of season celebratory game in which all of the best players from over the course of the season are selected to represent their conference?
  4. Complete the team name: Baltimore __________
  5. How many games do each team play in the regular season?
  6. What is the name of the player position responsible for carrying the ball on the ground to gain yards?
  7. What is the primary job of the Tight End in the modern game?
  8. Which NFL team plays their home games at Gillette Stadium?
  9. Which two teams have the joint most Super Bowl wins in total?
  10. How many NFL teams have never managed to win the Super Bowl?
  11. How many Super Bowl’s has there been in total?
  12. In a possession, how many downs do you have to make the up ten yards needed to continue the drive?
  13. If you haven’t managed to make the 10 yards, what is the normal thing to do on the final down?
  14. What do the letters PAT stand for?
  15. Since 2003, the Super Bowl has been played in what month every single year?
  16. How many divisions are there in each of the two NFL conferences?
  17. What are the names of the two conferences?
  18. What is the maximum number of players an NFL team can have on the roster during the season?
  19. How many points is a safety worth?
  20. Which team are the furthest north in the league?
  21. Which team are the furthest south in the league?
  22. What is the MVP award and why would a player win it?
  23. Traditionally, when is the NFL Honours ceremony held?
  24. What is the name of the trophy a team receives for winning the Super Bowl?

Answers on the next page.

Kieran Harm
Kieran hails from Newcastle-Upon-Tyne and holds a degree in Sports Journalism from the University of Brighton. He covers a range of sports, specialising in football and NFL. Kieran is a long-suffering member of the Toon Army as well as a very proud member of Broncos Country.

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