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49ers Trivia Questions and Answers

Trivia questions about the San Francisco 49er football team

 

49ers Trivia Questions and Answers

What are the San Francisco 49ers?
A: The San Francisco 49ers are an American football franchise located in the San Francisco Bay Area.

The team plays in the West Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in what league?
A: National Football League (NFL).

In what year was the team was founded?
A: In 1946 as a charter member of the All-America Football Conference (AAFC).

The 49ers joined the NFL in 1949 after the two leagues did what?
A: Merged.

Where did the Forty Niner's play their home games from 1971 to 2013?
A: Candlestick Park in San Francisco.

Now the team plays its home games at what stadium?
A:  Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

Where is the original home of the 49ers?
A: Kezar Stadium, within Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.

 

The 49ers are known for having one of the NFL's greatest dynasties, winning how many Super Bowl championships in just 14 years between 1981 and 1994 ?
A: Five.

How many of those championships were in the 1980s?
A: Four.

The Super Bowl teams were led by which four Hall of Famers?
A:  Joe Montana, Jerry Rice, Ronnie Lott, and Steve Young.,

Who was the coach during those years?
A: Bill Walsh.

With five Super Bowl wins, the 49ers are tied with what rivals for the second most Super Bowl wins?
A: Dallas Cowboys.

The 49ers won the most regular season NFL games in what two decades?
A: The 1980s (104 and 1990s (113).

Where does the name "49ers" come from?
A:  It was the name given to the gold prospectors in Northern California around 1849 during the California Gold Rush.

 

The team is legally and corporately registered as the what?
A:  San Francisco Forty Niners, Ltd.

The team is the oldest what in California?
A: Major professional sports team.

The 49ers and Los Angeles Rams were cross-state rivals until what year?
A:  1995, when the Rams moved from Southern California to St. Louis, Missouri.

The first score in 49ers history came on a what?
A: An executed passing play.

In 1957, what did the 49ers enjoy?
A: Their first sustained success as members of the NFL.

They lost opening game of the season, but then won their next three games against what three teams?
A: The Rams, Bears, and Packers.

The team returned home to Kezar Stadium for a game against the Chicago Bears on what date?
A: October 27, 1957.

 

The 49ers fell behind the Bears with a score of what?
A:  17–7.

During the game, what happened to the 49ers owner Tony Morabito?
A: He died of a heart attack.

When were the 49ers players told of his death?
A: At halftime when coach Frankie Albert was handed a note with two words: "Tony's gone."

The 49ers scored 14 unanswered points to win the game with what score?
A:  21–17.

In 1957 the 49ers ended the season with three straight victories and an 8–4 record, tying who for the NFL Western Division title?
A: The Detroit Lions.

The stage was set for a what, in San Francisco?
A: One-game divisional playoff.

The Lions, led by quarterback Tobin Rote, defeat the 49ers with what score?
A:  31–27.