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Seattle Seahawks Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

Free Printable Seattle Seahawks NFL football team trivia questions about the history and formation of the team.

 

Who are the Seattle Seahawks?
A: The Seattle Seahawks are a professional American football franchise based in Seattle, Washington.

They are members of what football league ?
A: National Football League (NFL).

They are members of which division of the National Football Conference (NFC)?
A: NFC West.

The Seahawks joined the NFL in 1976 as a what?
A: An expansion team along with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The Seattle Seahawks have no relation to whom?
A: The defunct Miami Seahawks of the All-America Football Conference.

The Seahawks are owned by whom?
A: Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft.

Who is the current coach?
A: Pete Carroll.

Since 2002, the Seahawks have played their home games at what stadium?
A: CenturyLink Field (formerly Qwest Field), located south of downtown Seattle.

Where did the Seahawks previously play home games?
A: In the Kingdome (19761999) and Husky Stadium (1994, 20002001).

The Seahawks are the only NFL franchise located where?
A: In the Pacific Northwest region of North America.

Seahawks fans have been referred to collectively as the what?
A:  "12th Man".

The Seahawks' fans have twice set the Guinness World Record for what?
A: The loudest crowd noise at a sporting event.

The first time was on September 15, 2013, registering 136.6 dB during a game against what team?
A: The San Francisco 49ers.

It happened again on December 2, 2013, during a Monday Night Football game against what team?
A: New Orleans Saints, with a then record-setting 137.6 dB.

The Seahawks have won how many division titles?
A: Nine.

How many conference championships have they won?
A: Three.

They are the only team to have played in what?
A: Both the AFC and NFC Championship Games.

They have appeared in how many Super Bowls?
A: Two.

Who did they defeat in Super Bowl XLVIII?
A:  The Denver Broncos 43-8 to win their first title.

They are also the first, post-merger expansion team in NFL history to reach what?
A: Multiple or back-to-back Super Bowls.

In June 1972, Seattle Professional Football Inc., a group of Seattle business and community leaders, announced its intention to do what?
A: Acquire an NFL franchise for the city of Seattle.

When did the NFL give the city an expansion franchise?
A: In June 1974.

In March 1975, who was hired as the general manager of the new team?
A: John Thompson, former Executive Director of the NFL Management Council.

The name Seattle Seahawks was selected on June 17, 1975 after a what?
A: A public naming contest which drew more than 20,000 entries and over 1,700 different names.

Thompson recruited and hired whom to be the first head coach of the Seahawks?
A: Jack Patera, a Minnesota Vikings assistant coach.

The expansion draft was held on what date?
A: March 3031, 1976.

Seattle and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers alternated picks for rounds selecting unprotected players from where?
A: The other 26 teams in the league.

The Seahawks were awarded the 2nd overall pick in the 1976 draft, a pick they used on what player?
A: Defensive tackle Steve Niehaus.

The team took the field for the first time on August 1, 1976 in a pre-season game against what team?
A:  San Francisco 49ers in the then newly constructed Kingdome.