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40 College Mascots quizzes and 415 College Mascots trivia questions.
1.
  Mississippi Colleges & Universities    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Come on down South and see what you know about Mississippi mascots.
Average, 10 Qns, StarSportsBoss, Feb 20 05
Average
StarSportsBoss
1482 plays
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College School Mascots
  College School Mascots   top quiz  
Photo Match
 10 Qns
The word mascot is derived from the French word, "mascotte", which means lucky charm. Many sports teams have chosen animal mascots. Why? Maybe it is because some animals are ferocious and tenacious, or because the animal is native to the area.
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Nov 06 23
Easier
ponycargirl editor
Nov 06 23
718 plays
3.
  College Sports Team Names   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
All multiple choice about teams and mascot names around the world of college sports. I hope that you have fun. :-)
Easier, 10 Qns, Nightmare, Apr 21 08
Easier
Nightmare gold member
10155 plays
4.
  Eenie, Meenie, Miney, Mascot    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Eenie, Meenie, Miney, Mo, pick a mascot by its college. If correct, you will win. Eenie, Meenie, Money, Mo.
Easier, 10 Qns, pennie1478, Jun 18 23
Easier
pennie1478 gold member
Jun 18 23
355 plays
5.
  College Teams Mascots    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This is a Sports quiz of colleges mascot. I hope you have fun, and do good. GOOD LUCK
Easier, 15 Qns, ompa, May 17 08
Easier
ompa
9793 plays
6.
  More College Nicknames & Mascots!   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
I am fascinated by the mascots and nicknames used by colleges and universities throughout the country. Here is my third attempt to stump you, the quiz-taking public!
Average, 20 Qns, g_money24, Jan 03 14
Average
g_money24
5454 plays
7.
  College Nicknames 2007   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
You find the mascot name in all these colleges. Good luck.
Easier, 10 Qns, yada029, Nov 17 07
Easier
yada029 gold member
5388 plays
8.
  Mascot Madness    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Test your knowledge and ability to guess about the implausible names and origins of these often humorous, and sometimes embarrassing collegiate icons. Prior knowledge of college mascots is useful but not essential, as generous hints are provided.
Average, 10 Qns, uglybird, Jan 18 16
Average
uglybird
4411 plays
9.
  10 College Mascots Questions    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How well do you know your College Mascots?
Average, 10 Qns, ccrock-01, Mar 22 14
Average
ccrock-01
4471 plays
10.
  College Football Mascots    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a very simple quiz about college football mascots.
Average, 10 Qns, uga76, Dec 26 04
Average
uga76
4963 plays
trivia question Quick Question
What three 2004 mascots were the most used of all the nicknames in college?

From Quiz "College Football Mascots"




11.
  Team Names, Mascots and Colors   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Crisp fall nights, bands playing, cheerleaders cheering, crowds roaring. Join me on a little tailgate trivia trip to the heartland of college football.
Average, 10 Qns, wordwalker, Dec 16 14
Average
wordwalker
616 plays
12.
  Big 12 Mascots    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about the mascots of the Big 12 division in college football. I'll either give you the school or the mascot, and you give me the other.
Easier, 10 Qns, deadmanfan1, Oct 09 15
Easier
deadmanfan1
1413 plays
13.
  Metropolitan Intercollegiate Mascots   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"The Metro" contained some big players in the world of college sports. Formed in 1975, it became part Conference USA in 1995.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, fallenfalcon4, Apr 15 08
Very Easy
fallenfalcon4
1719 plays
14.
  College Mascots: The Wildcats!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The nickname Wildcats is a popular one for many American colleges. Can you identify which 2005 team of Wildcats I'm describing from the clues provided?
Easier, 10 Qns, Bomber1013, Dec 04 05
Easier
Bomber1013
1724 plays
15.
  NCAA College Football Mascots    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Identify the mascot when given the university.
Easier, 10 Qns, light_it_up, Aug 21 08
Easier
light_it_up
2132 plays
16.
  Former Nicknames and Stories #4   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Welcome to a few more interesting mascot stories. They are difficult for sure, but they are meant to entertain more than challenge. Enjoy.
Difficult, 10 Qns, WilkeCollins, Aug 22 18
Difficult
WilkeCollins
Aug 22 18
1956 plays
17.
  The Ultimate College Mascots Quiz    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a simple quiz about the actual nicknames of college football mascots.
Average, 10 Qns, Uga76, Aug 12 06
Average
Uga76
1324 plays
18.
  SEC Mascots    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How much do you know about the mascots of the South Eastern Conference?
Difficult, 10 Qns, mrsnespy, May 27 08
Difficult
mrsnespy
2336 plays
19.
  Strange College Mascots    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Why go with the bears or the eagles, when you can be a fruit fly or a damsel?
Tough, 15 Qns, katsdrama, Feb 20 05
Tough
katsdrama
2101 plays
20.
  Mascots and Campus    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I am going to give you the location of the college campus and you have to choose the correct mascot.
Average, 10 Qns, schmitkie, Dec 12 06
Average
schmitkie
3854 plays
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  Mascots of Texas Universities    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Let's test your knowledge of Texas schools ...
Average, 10 Qns, jaydeeTECH, Aug 16 09
Average
jaydeeTECH
2798 plays
22.
  College Nicknames and Mascots    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Here are some interesting college mascots and nicknames
Average, 15 Qns, BC7272, Oct 29 12
Average
BC7272
579 plays
23.
  NCAA Basketball Team Names    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is the first of a series of college mascot names. Some will be easier than others.
Average, 10 Qns, dabrain30, Jan 06 06
Average
dabrain30
1759 plays
24.
  Division 1 Mascots    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Welcome to Divsion 1 team nicknames.
Average, 10 Qns, awall024, Apr 03 10
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awall024
3151 plays
25.
  College Mascots    
Multiple Choice
 5 Qns
Do you know your college mascots? Test your knowledge with this somewhat, easy quiz. For those who attended the following colleges mentioned in the quiz, it should be easier.
Easier, 5 Qns, JsusFreak, May 08 06
Easier
JsusFreak
3420 plays
26.
  College Nicknames in Tennessee    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz on college mascots from Tennessee. All schools are Division I. Good Luck!
Average, 10 Qns, ruth4, Sep 03 09
Average
ruth4
705 plays
27.
  More College Mascots!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How much do you know about NCAA Mascots? We're going to dig a little deeper than average here.
Average, 10 Qns, g_money24, Mar 26 08
Average
g_money24
1730 plays
28.
  Georgia College Mascots 2003    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Match the Georgia colleges and universities with their mascots.
Average, 10 Qns, rjchief, Jul 08 03
Average
rjchief
813 plays
29.
  NCAA Nicknames and Mascots: 2005    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Do you know your colleges?
Average, 10 Qns, josethrac, Jul 06 05
Average
josethrac
2176 plays
30.
  Colorado College Mascots    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about colleges in Colorado and their mascots.
Average, 10 Qns, gocrush7, Sep 14 06
Average
gocrush7
606 plays
31.
  College Mascots!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just a quick run-through of some of your basic college nicknames. Some of my favorites will be thrown in for good measure.
Average, 10 Qns, g_money24, Jun 28 03
Average
g_money24
2246 plays
32.
  College Mascots 2    
Multiple Choice
 5 Qns
This is a short quiz on College Mascots. I will have more to come.
Average, 5 Qns, utvol17, Aug 04 04
Average
utvol17
3391 plays
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  Upper Midwest College Mascots    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Can you figure out these college mascots from colleges in the upper Midwest? Have fun!
Difficult, 10 Qns, ruffntuff, Oct 21 09
Difficult
ruffntuff
807 plays
34.
  Maryland Colleges Mascots 2003    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
It's all about Maryland colleges and their mascots.
Average, 10 Qns, sicilianman72, Jun 01 07
Average
sicilianman72
568 plays
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  Former College Team Names    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Many universities' mascots have changed over the years, due to changing fashions or social mores.
Tough, 10 Qns, FLMountainMan, Nov 30 05
Tough
FLMountainMan
644 plays
36.
  Division II Mascots    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How well do you know small school mascots?
Difficult, 10 Qns, lansdad, Jan 19 08
Difficult
lansdad
1602 plays
37.
  Missouri College Mascots    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
College Mascots of Missouri.
Average, 10 Qns, anspach19, Jun 25 07
Average
anspach19
693 plays
38.
  Virginia State Mascots 2003    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Mascots and nicknames from Virginia's Universities.
Average, 10 Qns, wahoos, Sep 14 06
Average
wahoos
608 plays
39.
  College Mascot Names    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz about the names of college mascots, i.e., Harry Dawg from the University of Washington.
Average, 10 Qns, inoevrything, Aug 12 06
Average
inoevrything
854 plays
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  Mascots of the Concordia    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz will test your knowledge on the mascots of nine of the ten undergraduate institutions of the CUS.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, BigToe2002, Jul 29 04
Very Difficult
BigToe2002
493 plays

College Mascots Trivia Questions

1. What is the nickname of Jacksonville State University sports teams?

From Quiz
College Nicknames and Mascots

Answer: Gamecocks

JSU is located in Jacksonville, Alabama, and shares its nickname with the University of South Carolina.

2. The University of Nebraska at Lincoln was a Big 12 North team until 2011. Can you name their mascot?

From Quiz Big 12 Mascots

Answer: Cornhuskers & Huskers & Cornhusker & Husker

The Cornhuskers have two mascots named "Big Red" and "Little Red".

3. What is the mascot for North Dakota State University?

From Quiz Upper Midwest College Mascots

Answer: Bison

The Fighting Sioux is the mascot for the University of North Dakota. Interestingly, the Bison and the Fighting Sioux rarely play one another in athletics, despite the fact that the campuses are only 80 miles apart.

4. The University of Pittsburgh's mascot has the name of what?

From Quiz NCAA College Football Mascots

Answer: Panthers

Led by Tony Dorsett, the Panthers won the NCAA football national title in 1976.

5. Wooo, Pig, Sooie. By what name does the mascot of the University of Arkansas go by?

From Quiz SEC Mascots

Answer: Big Red

The team adopted the name "Razorbacks" in 1910 after being named the Cardinals previously. The mascot, Big Red, made his first appearance in 1960 as a live hog. A costumed version is used today. Arkansas' Big Red is sometimes seen in the company of a female counterpart, Sue E. and a juvenile version, Pork Chop. They also use an inflatable version named Boss Hog and a live variety of razorback named "Tusk."

6. Known as the Tigers, this basketball powerhouse was a charter member of the Metro and are members of Conference USA. Head coach John Calipari lead the Tigers on the hardwood and went to the Elite Eight in 2006 and 2007.

From Quiz Metropolitan Intercollegiate Mascots

Answer: Memphis

The school was known as Memphis State until the name was changed to the University of Memphis in 1994.

7. Name the mascot of West Chester (PA) University.

From Quiz More College Mascots!

Answer: Golden Rams

Division II West Chester has had a football series with the University of Delaware since the late 1960s, despite Delaware playing in Division I-AA.

8. UCLA had a dynasty with their basketball program in the late 1960s and early 1970s, and many future NBA stars came from under the arm of coach John Wooden. UCLA is also known as the what?

From Quiz College Sports Team Names

Answer: Bruins

The Bruins had a stretch of 10 seasons that found them winning nine championships. 1966 was the lonely season for them. Some stars that came out of UCLA were Gail Goodrich, Sidney Wicks, Walt Hazzard, Bill Walton, Lew Alcindor (later Abdul-Jabbar), and others. Ironically, most of the Bruin stars of that era, ended up playing with the Los Angeles Lakers at some point in their career.

9. All college football fanatics know they call Florida State University the Seminoles; however, do you know the name of the Indian who rode out on the horse during pregame festivities?

From Quiz College Mascots

Answer: Osceola

In 1978, Bill Durham, an FSU alumnus, convinced football coach Bobby Bowden to support the creation of a new school tradition, a depiction of a Seminole warrior astride a horse as a means of increasing school spirit at football games. A horse maked its first appearance as Renegade at an FSU football game on Sept. 16, 1979. The rider of the horse, who depicted an unnamed Seminole warrior, was initially called "Savage Sam" or simply the "Seminole Warrior", until 1979, when Renegade's rider was called Osceola for the first time.

10. This school is located in Lexington, Kentucky. In 2005, these Wildcats competed in the Southeastern Conference. Their colors are blue and white. Ashley Judd is a famous alum. What university did these Wildcats represent?

From Quiz College Mascots: The Wildcats!

Answer: University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky was established in 1865, and is a land grant college. Although the school is known for it's highly successful basketball team, the cheerleading team is also outstanding, with 14 championships to their credit.

11. What is the nickname for Vanderbilt?

From Quiz College Nicknames in Tennessee

Answer: Commodores

Vanderbilt is located in Nashville, and is a member of the SEC. Vanderbilt is known for its prestigious medical school and high academic standards rather than athletics.

12. Which college football team was once known as the Bugeaters?

From Quiz Former College Team Names

Answer: University of Nebraska

Later known as the Cornhuskers, the Bugeaters moniker arose from plagues of locusts that used to plague Nebraska, and was used from 1890 through 1900.

13. Who's the mascot at the University of Houston?

From Quiz College Mascot Names

Answer: Shasta

Shasta's a tan cougar; he wears a red UH uniform.

14. What is the mascot of the University of Mississippi?

From Quiz Mississippi Colleges & Universities

Answer: Rebels

Both Archie and Eli Manning played for this school.

15. What is the mascot of the college with a campus in Tallahassee?

From Quiz Mascots and Campus

Answer: Seminoles

Florida State plays in the ACC.

16. What is the mascot for Arizona?

From Quiz NCAA Basketball Team Names

Answer: Wildcats

Arizona is a member of the Pac-10 Conference.

17. What is the mascot for the University of Delaware?

From Quiz College Mascots!

Answer: Fighting Blue Hens

Strange that the men's teams at the school are called the Hens, isn't it?

18. Who is the University of Missouri-Columbia's mascot?

From Quiz Missouri College Mascots

Answer: Tigers

University of Missouri-Columbia are known as the Tigers located in Columbia, Missouri. The Tigers are a member of the Big 12 conference.

19. What's the mascot of the University of Colorado-Boulder?

From Quiz Colorado College Mascots

Answer: Buffaloes & Buffs & Buffalo

CU is located approximately 45 miles northwest of downtown Denver in beautiful Boulder, near the Flatiron Hills. The Buffs are the two time defending Big XII North football champs, and they won the whole league in 2002. In 2003,they were also in the NCAA Hoops tournament for the first time since 1997.

20. Grand Valley State University is known as the:

From Quiz Division II Mascots

Answer: Lakers

DII football powerhouse located in Allendale, MI.

21. What is the mascot of Concordia University at Austin?

From Quiz Mascots of the Concordia

Answer: Tornados

Yes, this is my alma mater, which at one time was known as the Stags. We are very particular that there is an e in Tornadoes.

22. What is the Mascot of Kentucky?

From Quiz College Teams Mascots

Answer: Wildcats

This school has won 7 championships in basketball

23. What is the mascot for the University of Nevada at Las Vegas?

From Quiz College Mascots

Answer: Rebels

The mascot for UNLV are the Rebels.

24. What is the mascot of Southern Illinois?

From Quiz College Mascots 2

Answer: Salukis

25. Name the College: The Zags

From Quiz Division 1 Mascots

Answer: Gonzaga

26. What is the Mascot of the University of Florida?

From Quiz College Nicknames and Mascots

Answer: Gators

The University of Florida Mascot was created by a local merchant who wanted to make pennents for the school but realized they did not have a mascot. He decided on Gators and the name stuck. The others are nicknames of other state of Florida Football teams.

27. The Tigers are still very, very mighty, when in 2009 they won the Big 12 North Championship in football. What school calls themselves the Tigers?

From Quiz Big 12 Mascots

Answer: Missouri

The University of Missouri is located in Columbia. Often called Mizzou, they take their name from armed guards called the "Missouri Tigers", after they protected the city from both Union and Confederate soldiers during the Civil War.

28. Do you know what the mascot is for the University of Minnesota-Moorhead?

From Quiz Upper Midwest College Mascots

Answer: Dragons

The Dragons play in the Division II, 14-team Northern Sun Conference.

29. Rutgers University sports teams are called what?

From Quiz NCAA College Football Mascots

Answer: Scarlet Knights

The Scarlet Knights joined the Big Ten Conference in 2013.

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