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U.S. College Sports -- National Collegiate Athletic Association -- the NCAA is the organization through which U.S. colleges and universities speak and act on athletics matters at the national level.
843 College Sports quizzes and 11,802 College Sports trivia questions.
  Big 10 Colleges    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Big 10 was established in 1895. Enjoy this quiz on some Midwest schools. You know the schools, do you know where they are?
Easier, 10 Qns, Duchess716, Aug 01 11
Duchess716 gold member
1392 plays
  Big 12 Colleges    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
The Big 12 was established in 1994 when the Southwest Conference folded and four Texas schools merged with the former Big Eight. You are familiar with the schools, do you know where they are?
Average, 15 Qns, Duchess716, May 14 10
Duchess716 gold member
857 plays
  The Southwest Conference (1914-1996)   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
For over 80 years, the Southwest Conference was the showcase for historic games, intense rivalries, superstar athletes and coaches and much more.
Average, 15 Qns, Oddball, Aug 01 11
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  Game On!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The sports teams at the University of Missouri have been a source of pride for fans for years. See if you can identify the following stellar athletes from the clues given. MIZ...
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Oct 16 18
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Oct 16 18
303 plays
  NCAA Champions!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
An all multiple choice mix of NCAA college sports champions. I hope that you enjoy it! :-)
Tough, 10 Qns, Nightmare, Jul 01 08
Nightmare gold member
892 plays
  Big Ten Fight Songs   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Big Ten universities have some of the most famous fight songs. See if you can identify the school from the fight song lyrics below. Obvious words have been left out, but a hint that alludes to each school has been included.
Average, 10 Qns, cobb367, Dec 10 08
776 plays
  The Big Ten Conference   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz about the Big Ten Conference.
Tough, 10 Qns, A-10, Dec 29 09
690 plays
  College Sports Mixture    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz consists of college mascots, college locations, and college football rivalries! I hope you learn something!
Average, 10 Qns, autigers, Mar 13 10
2748 plays
  Atlantic Coast Conference    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
One of the best-known of the major American college sports leagues, the Atlantic Coast Conference is the subject of this quiz.
Tough, 15 Qns, cag1970, Sep 03 14
550 plays
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz will be easy for any Tiger fan.
Tough, 10 Qns, bigsmooth, Aug 01 11
938 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Where is the Big 12 headquarters?

From Quiz "Big 12 Colleges"

  Big Ten    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are some interesting factoids about the Big Ten.
Average, 10 Qns, davidsietsma, Nov 29 08
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  Women's College World Series 2011    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
2011 was a great year to be a softball fan. The Women's College World Series was very exciting, and showed some great talent. How well do you remember those games?
Tough, 10 Qns, VickiPeterson, Aug 07 11
209 plays
  College Locations    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a test of your college location knowledge. Have fun!
Tough, 10 Qns, budviking11, Feb 13 06
2435 plays
  Mountain West Conference    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How much do you know about Mountain West Conference history and teams?
Tough, 10 Qns, quizzster, Aug 01 11
324 plays
  NCAA and World Water Polo    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Water polo is an amazing sport and I wish it had more recognition in the United States. This quiz is about Men's NCAA and world water polo.
Tough, 10 Qns, QuikshotRTCW, Jul 31 07
179 plays
  NCAA Division 1 Conferences   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I'll give you a name of a conference. Can you tell me what its original name was?
Difficult, 10 Qns, quizzster, Aug 01 11
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  College Fight Songs    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Fight songs define the schools and teams they represent. Can you identify the school or lyrics?
Tough, 10 Qns, jseverson, Jun 03 04
825 plays
  Mountain West Sport National Championships    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How much do you know about Mountain West Conference National Championship sports teams?
Tough, 10 Qns, Quizzster, Aug 01 11
266 plays
  Team History of the ACC    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Atlantic Coast Conference expanded to 12 teams in 2005. Here are questions about the schools in the ACC.
Tough, 10 Qns, jmoskow, Oct 07 05
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  NCAA Cross Country    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Do you like to watch college kids run really fast over long distances? Then this quiz may be for you!
Tough, 10 Qns, Lance_the_Red, Sep 20 22
Sep 20 22
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  Texas A&M Athletics 2010-11    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is all about results of the different athletics teams for Texas A&M during the 2010-11 season.
Tough, 10 Qns, rdrtamu, Aug 01 11
130 plays
  North Carolina Tar Heels Athletics    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
One of the most famous sports colleges in the country, North Carolina has produced some great moments and players. Lets dive in.
Tough, 10 Qns, brodiggty66, Aug 01 11
270 plays
  University of Arizona Sports    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The University of Arizona has been a powerhouse in the NCAA for a long time. Let's see how much you know about the Wildcats.
Average, 10 Qns, golfcart6, Sep 04 02
345 plays
  Tulane University    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Tulane has a long history in athletics. It may not be the most successful, but it's had its high points. How much do you know?
Tough, 10 Qns, banages, Dec 13 04
257 plays
  The Big Ten    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How well do you know the history of the Big Ten Conference?
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, Bomber1013, Aug 01 11
Very Difficult
1085 plays
  Stanford Women's Volleyball    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Stanford is a Division 1 volleyball team. You can use this quiz to get to know a little more about each of the players on the women's team. All questions are about players from the 2006 season.
Tough, 15 Qns, 24addict, May 17 07
200 plays
  Pac-10 Volleyball Players!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Let's see how much you know about volleyball players at these 10 awesome colleges. There is one question for each team. Hope you enjoy!
Difficult, 10 Qns, 24addict, Apr 28 07
218 plays
  Ohio Athletic Conference 2004    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about the teams and players in the OAC.
Tough, 10 Qns, shadowmyst2004, Aug 01 11
308 plays
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Hi, this is a quiz for all of you gamecock faithful out there. Questions are from all sports.
Tough, 15 Qns, USC87BB, Nov 25 06
577 plays
  NCAA Swim Championships 2001    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Deals with the 2001 NCAA Swimming Championships and the championship records
Tough, 20 Qns, shawnswim, Aug 01 11
276 plays
  Michigan State    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
Michigan State Football and Hoops: This is mostly for die-hard MSU fans, but, test your green and white knowledge if you dare ..
Difficult, 25 Qns, Tythemillerguy, Dec 19 15
596 plays
  Mixed NCAA    
Multiple Choice
 5 Qns
This will test your true knowledge about the NCAA.
Very Difficult, 5 Qns, tarheels01, Aug 01 11
Very Difficult
1486 plays
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College Sports Trivia Questions

2. The women's soccer team during the 2010-11 season again made the NCAA tournament, but fell short of a national title. How far did the ladies make it into the postseason?

From Quiz Texas A&M Athletics 2010-11

Answer: 2nd round

The women won the Big 12 regular season outright, but lost to Oklahoma in the Big 12 title game. They won their first round match against North Dakota State, but then lost to Minnesota 2-0 in the second round.

3. Baylor University was founded in 1845. The Bears' colors are green and gold. Where is the campus?

From Quiz Big 12 Colleges

Answer: Waco

Baylor is the oldest college in Texas. It is affiliated with the Baptist Church and the only private school in the Big 12. Rice University is in Houston, Texas Women's University is in Dallas, and McMurry University is in Abilene.

4. Indiana University was established in 1820. The Hoosiers' colors are cream and crimson. Where is the main campus located?

From Quiz Big 10 Colleges

Answer: Bloomington

IU has no official mascot, but is commonly known as the Hoosiers and affectionately called "Big Red". Indiana has won the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship four times. The primary campus is in Bloomington. IU also has campuses in Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Kokomo, South Bend, Gary, Richmond and New Albany. Ball State University is in Muncie, University of Evansville is in Evansville, and University of Notre Dame is in South Bend.

5. Who never won ACC Rookie of the Year while playing for UNCs women's soccer team?

From Quiz North Carolina Tar Heels Athletics

Answer: Mia Hamm

Parlow won it in 1995, Tarpley in 2002, and Schway in 1996.

6. How many teams were there in the Big Ten Conference in 2011, before it expanded to 12 teams?

From Quiz The Big Ten Conference

Answer: 11

With the addition of Penn State in 1990, there were 11 universities that made up the Big Ten Conference. In reference to the number of teams, there is the number 11 hidden in the Big Ten Logo. There are two "1's" on either side of the "T" in the logo. In 2011, the University of Nebraska joined as the 12th team (and the conference still retained the name "Big Ten").

7. The vast majority of the SWC teams were from what state?

From Quiz The Southwest Conference (1914-1996)

Answer: Texas

Teams may have come and gone from other regions, but the University of Texas at Austin, Texas A&M in College Station, Rice University in Houston and Baylor University in Waco were there at the start and finish of the conference (apart from Rice, who dropped out in 1916, then rejoined in 1918). Southwestern University in Georgetown was also a charter member, but dropped out after two years, replaced by Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Later on, additional Lone Star teams came from Texas Tech in Lubbock, the University of Houston and Texas Christian in Fort Worth.

8. Who won the NCAA Divison I Women's Basketball Championship in 2008?

From Quiz NCAA Champions!

Answer: Tennessee

The Lady Vols took their seventh crown under the guidance of Pat Summitt, and their first since 1998. The team was led by Candace Parker who averaged 21 points per game in the season.

9. What was the original name for the PAC-10?

From Quiz NCAA Division 1 Conferences

Answer: Athletic Association of Western Universities

The PAC-10 was established in 1959. It began with five teams (Cal, Stanford, UCLA, USC, and Washington) that were all former members of the Pacific Coast Conference, which was dissolved in 1958 due to a "pay-and-play" scandal. In 1968 it changed its name to the PAC-8, and then in 1978 it changed again to the PAC-10.

10. In what year did the Mountain West Conference become a conference?

From Quiz Mountain West Conference

Answer: 1999

1999-2000 was the first season the Mountain West Conference participated in sporting events. The Mountain West Conference was a break off from the once 16-team Western Athletic Conference.

11. Which Mountain West Conference team won the National Championship in college football in 1938?

From Quiz Mountain West Sport National Championships

Answer: TCU

After an undefeated year, TCU defeated Carnegie Tech out of Pittsburgh 15-7 in the Sugar Bowl to become the National Champions.

12. The formation of the Atlantic Coast Conference began on May 8, 1953, when seven schools withdrew from which established conference?

From Quiz Atlantic Coast Conference

Answer: Southern Conference

One of the oldest collegiate athletic conferences in the country, the Southern Conference actually spawned two other major conferences--the Southeastern Conference, which includes former Southern Conference members Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky and Vanderbilt, and the Atlantic Coast Conference, which includes former Southern Conference members Clemson, Maryland, North Carolina and Virginia. At various times, schools like East Carolina, Virginia Tech and West Virginia were also part of the Southern Conference.

13. Which outside hitter from 2006 has a career high of 26 kills in one match?

From Quiz Stanford Women's Volleyball

Answer: Cynthia Barboza

Cynthia Barboza, a sophomore in 2006, has reached this record three different times. Throughout high school, her kill record was 2145. She also made the 2006 First Team All-American.

14. University of Washington: I was the star setter and a senior in 2006.

From Quiz Pac-10 Volleyball Players!

Answer: Courtney Thompson

Courtney Thompson is a four-year letter winner at her high school, and led her team to three state championships. She earned Washington State Player of the Year honors on 2002.

15. What university became the 12th member of the ACC in 2005?

From Quiz Team History of the ACC

Answer: Boston College

The ACC created quite a stir when three members of the Big East Conference bolted for the ACC. Miami and Virginia Tech joined the ACC in 2004. Boston College had to wait an extra year due to certain legal issues and became the 12th member of the ACC for the 2005 football season. Syracuse was also involved in talks to join the ACC (rather than Virginia Tech), but the University of Virginia would not approve the three team expansion unless Virginia Tech was included.

16. What were Tulane's athletic teams nickname?

From Quiz Tulane University

Answer: Green Wave

On November 19, 1920, the Hullabaloo, a University newspaper, first referred to the team as the Green Wave.

17. The fight song "The Orange and Blue" belongs to what school?

From Quiz College Fight Songs

Answer: Florida

18. On January 11, 1895, seven midwest university presidents met to discuss the regulation and control of intercollegiate athletics. This meeting laid the groundwork for the Big 10. What city was this meeting held in?

From Quiz The Big Ten

Answer: Chicago

The meeting was held at the Palmer House in Chicago.

19. Where is Washington State University?

From Quiz College Locations

Answer: Pullman

WSU is located in a small farming town where the college is the main attraction.

20. Which Gamecock football player won the Heisman Trophy in 1980?

From Quiz Gamecocks!

Answer: George Rogers & Rogers

He went on to have a great pro career, too.

21. Which was the first team NOT in the present day IVY League, to win the NCAA Football National Championship?

From Quiz Mixed NCAA

Answer: Michigan & University of Michigan & Wolverines & Michigan Wolverines

In 1902, Michigan won the National Championship after 32 years of the present day IVY League dominance.

22. What is the motto of U of A sports?

From Quiz University of Arizona Sports

Answer: Bear Down, Arizona

In October 1926, John "Button" Salmon, a student-athlete and student body president, was injured in an automobile accident, and died shortly after in the hospital. When visited by Athletics Director J.F. "Pops" McKale and asked if he had any message for the team, 'Button' is reported to have said, 'Tell them...tell the team to bear down'.

23. Auburn University is located in which state?

From Quiz College Sports Mixture

Answer: Alabama

Auburn University is technically located in Auburn University, Alabama and has its own zip and police authority.

24. Who was the starting tailback for MSU during the 1999 season?

From Quiz Michigan State

Answer: Lloyd Clemons

25. LSU's stadium expansion in 2002 took the capacity of Tiger Stadium to what?

From Quiz LSU

Answer: 91,000

This expansion made Tiger Stadium the 4th largest on campus stadium in the country.

26. In cross country, the lowest point total wins. The lowest possible score is 15 (five runners in the team finished 1-2-3-4-5). In 1981, a team total scored an amazing 17 points. What school put up this number?

From Quiz NCAA Cross Country

Answer: UTEP

In that year, UTEP won its fourth consecutive NCAA men's championship, and its top five runners finished at 1, 2, 3, 7, and 8. (The runners who placed 4 and 5 were running individually and didn't count towards team totals, so UTEP's score was 1+2+3+5+6=17.)

27. Which former Mizzou tight end was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1995?

From Quiz Game On!

Answer: Kellen Winslow

From St. Louis, Missouri, during his time at Mizzou Kellen Winslow was voted All Big 8 twice and an All- American in 1978. He was chosen as a first round draft by the San Diego Chargers in 1979, playing tight end for the team until his retirement in 1987. In 1995 he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame; in 2002 he became a member of the College Football Hall of Fame.

28. The outdoor track and field teams (both mens and women's) achieved a historic feat during the 2010-11 season. What was this feat?

From Quiz Texas A&M Athletics 2010-11

Answer: Winning third straight dual national titles

By winning both the men's and women's national titles for the third straight year at Texas A&M. Coach Pat Henry won their 33rd national championship.

29. What was the host city of the 2011 WCWS?

From Quiz Women's College World Series 2011

Answer: Oklahoma City

Regionals and Super Regionals are played at selected fields, and the winners of the Super Regionals advance to one host city.

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