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Green Bay Packers Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

What are the Green Bay Packers?
A: The Green Bay Packers are a professional American football team based in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

They are members of what division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL)?
A: The North division.

Green Bay is the third-oldest franchise in the what?
A:  NFL.

Green Bay was organized and starting play in what year?
A: 1919.

Green Bay is the only major league professional sports team based in the United States that is what?
A: Non-profit and community-owned.

Where do they play their home games?
A: At Lambeau Field.

The Packers are the last vestige of "small town teams" common in the NFL during what period?
A: The 1920s and 1930s.

 

Founded in 1919 by Earl "Curly" Lambeau and George Whitney Calhoun, the franchise traces its lineage to other what?
A: Semi-professional teams in Green Bay dating back to 1896.

In 1919 and 1920 the Packers competed against other semi-pro clubs from where?
A: Around Wisconsin and the Midwest.

They joined what forerunner of today's NFL, in 1921?
A: The American Professional Football Association (APFA).

Green Bay is the smallest professional sports market in North America, but its local fan and media base extends how far?
A: 120 miles south into Milwaukee, where it played selected home games between 1933 and 1994.

The Packers have won how many league championships?
A: 13, the most in NFL history.

How many times have they won the Super Bowl?
A: Four times.

The Green Bay Packers were founded on August 11, 1919 by whom?
A: Former high-school football rivals Earl "Curly" Lambeau and George Whitney Calhoun.

 

Lambeau solicited funds for uniforms from whom?
A: His employer, the Indian Packing Company.

How much money was given to him for uniforms and equipment, on the condition that the team be named for its sponsor?
A: The Green Bay Packers have played in their original city longer than any other team in the NFL.

On August 27, 1921, the Packers were granted a what?
A: Franchise in the new national pro football league that had been formed the previous year.

Financial troubles plagued the team and the franchise was what?
A: Forfeited within the year.

Lambeau found new financial backers and did what?
A: Regained the franchise the next year.

These backers, were known as the what?
A: "Hungry Five", and they formed the Green Bay Football Corporation.

After a near-miss in 1927, Lambeau's squad claimed the Packers' first NFL title in what year?
A: 1929 with an undefeated 12–0–1 campaign, behind a stifling defense which registered eight shutouts.

 

Green Bay would repeat as league champions in what two years?
A:  1930 and 1931, bettering teams throughout the league.

Among the many impressive accomplishments of these years was the Packers' streak of what?
A: 30 consecutive home games without defeat, an NFL record which still stands.

The arrival of end Don Hutson from Alabama in 1935 gave the Packers what?
A: The most-feared and dynamic offensive weapon in the game.

Credited with inventing pass patterns, Hutson would lead the league in receptions for how many seasons?
A: Eight.

He spurred the Packers to NFL championships in what years?
A: 1936, 1939 and 1944.

An iron man, Hutson played both ways, leading the league in what as a safety in 1940?
A: Interceptions.

 

In 1951, his number 14 was the first to be what?
A: Retired by the Packers.

He was inducted as a charter member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in what year?
A: 1963.