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  Rose Bowl History 1947-2001 editor best quiz    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
A quiz about the "true" Rose Bowls, when from 1947-2001, the Big 10 champion played the Pac 10 champ. Note: The Pac 10 was formerly known as the Pac 8, the AAWU (Athletic Assn. of Western Universities), and PCC (Pacific Coast Conference).
Tough, 20 Qns, angels2002, Nov 23 05
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  USC-Texas Rose Bowl: 2006   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
One of the greatest games ever in bowl history, Texas and Heisman runner-up Vince Young defeated Heisman-winning Reggie Bush and the USC Trojans. But how much do you really know about that memorable night?
Tough, 10 Qns, PFFlyer21, Jan 28 07
347 plays
  Rose Bowl History    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Test your knowledge in the granddaddy of all quizzes!
Average, 10 Qns, racemany2k, May 03 09
racemany2k gold member
740 plays
trivia question Quick Question
How many yards did Vince Young earn on his career night?

From Quiz "USC-Texas Rose Bowl: 2006"

Rose Bowl Trivia Questions

1. In what year did the first Rose Bowl game take place?

From Quiz
Rose Bowl History

Answer: 1902

Michigan played Stanford in the first ever Rose Bowl game. Michigan beat Stanford 49-0. The Wolverines beat them so badly that Stanford gave up and quit in the 3rd quarter.

2. After the Wolverines of Michigan flattened Stanford in the first Rose Bowl, stadium officials gave up on football in favor of what?

From Quiz Rose Bowl History

Answer: Roman style chariot races

The first game was so lopsided, Rose Bowl officials feared that they would have problems drawing fans to the games if there was no competition.

3. The original stadium held how many people?

From Quiz Rose Bowl History

Answer: 57,000

The original stadium, a 57,000-seat horseshoe open on the south end, cost $272,198.26. The Tournament financed the project by offering ten-year subscription tickets for $100 each. Once it was completed, it was deeded to the city of Pasadena.

4. In 2004, the seating capacity of the Rose Bowl was 93,000, but on January 1, 1973, room was found for a record crowd of how many fans?

From Quiz Rose Bowl History

Answer: 106,869

This was the largest crowd ever to watch a sporting event at that time. With the dawn of larger stadiums and bigger sports, NASCAR's Daytona 500 has an estimated crowd of over 165,000.

5. For the five decades 1950s to 1990s, the Rose Bowl played host to the Pac-10 champion, and the champion of which conference?

From Quiz Rose Bowl History

Answer: Big 10

The Rose Bowl is a tradition in the Big-10. Michigan has appeared over 20 times in the historic game.

6. The Rose Bowl resided in which California city?

From Quiz Rose Bowl History

Answer: Pasadena

The great city of Pasadena is home to the Rose Bowl game and the Tournament of Roses Parade. The Parade is unique because the floats that are used can only be made out of biodegrateble material. The most common thing used is of course flowers. The parade can be seen every January 1st.

7. For the first time in over 30 years, the Rose Bowl Game did not invole Big Ten Teams, who played in that game?

From Quiz Rose Bowl History

Answer: Miami(FL) and Nebraska

Miami(FL) beat Nebraska 37-14.

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