As Super Bowl XLV quickly approaches, we wanted to give all of the die-hard NFL fans out there some trivia questions on past Super Bowl games. Go ahead, see if you know the answers. Drop some knowledge and impress your friends over some wings and nachos at your upcoming Super Bowl party.
1. Which two teams played in the very first Super Bowl in 1967?
- Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs. The Packers, coached by Vince Lombardi, beat the Chiefs 35 to 10.
2. Who scored the only touchdown for the Jets in Super Bowl III?
3. Which team played in 4 Super Bowls, but has never led a Super Bowl for even a single second?
4. What was the lowest amount of points scored in a Super Bowl?
- 3 points by the Miami Dolphins in the 1972 Super Bowl against the Dallas Cowboys.
5. Which coach has the most wins in Super Bowl history?
- Chuck Noll won the Super Bowl four times with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Don Shula went to the Super Bowl six times - once with the Baltimore Colts and five times with the Miami Dolphins, taking home the trophy only twice.
6. Where was Super Bowl II played?
- Super Bowl II was played at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida.
7. Which Super Bowl championship game had the closest score?
- Super Bowl XXV. The New York Giants beat the Buffalo Bills, 20-19.
8. Which team set the record at 602 for most yards gained in a Super Bowl?
- Washington Redskins. The Redskins had six touchdowns and 602 total yards in Super Bowl XXII against the Denver Broncos.
9. Which team played in the most consecutive Super Bowls?
- The Buffalo Bills played in 4 consecutive Super Bowls - Super Bowl XXV, XXVI, XXVII, XXVIII. They did not win any of these games.
10. Who was the first wide receiver to be awarded Super Bowl MVP?
- Lynn Swann became the first wide receiver to receive this award with his standout performance in Pittsburgh's 21-17 victory over Dallas in Super Bowl X.