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Bears Trivia Quiz


Pretty easy with a twist.

A multiple-choice quiz by bears75. Estimated time: 6 mins.
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Author
bears75
Time
6 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
81,106
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Difficult
Avg Score
4 / 10
Plays
1898
Last 3 plays: Guest 216 (4/10), Guest 192 (6/10), Guest 104 (2/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. In what year was the team first known as the Bears? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. Who lead the 1985 Bears in tackles? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. Which of these Bears has not been elected to the Hall of Fame in the 20th century? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. In what year did the Bears start playing at Soldier Field? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Why were the Bears uniform colors blue and orange? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. What was the first team in Illinois to play in Soldier Field/Municipal Grant Park Stadium which was the home of the Bears at one point?

Answer: ( One Word ... they played Notre Dame)
Question 7 of 10
7. Which of the following Bears led the team in yards per rush in 2001 with 20 or more carries? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Which of these players never won the Heisman Trophy? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Who was coach of the Bears before the Ditka era?

Answer: (Two words or just surname)
Question 10 of 10
10. Who is the only person to have coached the Bears four seperate occasions?

Answer: (Two words (or just surname))

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. In what year was the team first known as the Bears?

Answer: 1922

Although the franchise was formed under the name Decatur Staleys in 1920, they were not known as the Bears until 1922.
2. Who lead the 1985 Bears in tackles?

Answer: Gary Fencik

Small guy but man could he hit.
3. Which of these Bears has not been elected to the Hall of Fame in the 20th century?

Answer: Richard Dent

Dent is thought to be the next and last enshrinee of the great 85-86 team that brought home the trophy! As of the 2001 season, he has not yet made it.
4. In what year did the Bears start playing at Soldier Field?

Answer: 1971

They beat the Steelers 17-15 in their first game there. They played in Wrigley Field for many years prior.
5. Why were the Bears uniform colors blue and orange?

Answer: George Halas used the school colors from his college team.

Halas played for the University of Illinois which has blue and orange colors.
6. What was the first team in Illinois to play in Soldier Field/Municipal Grant Park Stadium which was the home of the Bears at one point?

Answer: Northwestern

The Irish won 13-6 in front of the 45,000 capacity crowd.
7. Which of the following Bears led the team in yards per rush in 2001 with 20 or more carries?

Answer: Leon Johnson

With only 20 carries for 99 yards, Johnson averaged 5 yards per carry. The team leader in rushing was Anthony Thomas rushing for 1183 yards and an average of 4.3 yards per carry.
8. Which of these players never won the Heisman Trophy?

Answer: Jim Thorpe

Thorpe never won the Heisman but has an award named after him? This multi-sports athlete is considered the athlete of the 20th century by many. He was born in Oklahoma in 1887. His biography is more like an encyclopedia. He retired with the Chicago Cardinals in 1928, and died in 1953.
9. Who was coach of the Bears before the Ditka era?

Answer: Neil Armstrong

This one though didn't walk on the moon, Armstrong coached the Bears from 1978-1981. He replaced Jack Pardee.
10. Who is the only person to have coached the Bears four seperate occasions?

Answer: George Halas

Papa Bear himself! Halas coached the Bears from 1920-1929, then from 1933-1942, 1946-1955, and finally from 1958-1967.
Source: Author bears75

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