Nicknames Quiz

Sports Team and Individual Nicknames Quiz
How well do YOU know professional teams and their nicknames?

The following Sports Challenge, pertains to nicknames of professional teams of Major League Baseball, National Football League, National Basketball League and the National Hockey League.  Write down your answers to the following Sports Challenge Questions and check your answers on the ANSWERS PAGE.

Quiz I
1. Name as many teams as you can where the mascot is a BIRD.                                                                                          
2. Name as many teams as you can where the team calls New York, HOME.
3. Name as many teams as you can where the mascot lives in or around the OCEAN.
5. Name as many teams as you can, where the team name refers to a COLOR.
6. Name as many teams as you can, where the nickname refers to a NATIVE AMERICAN.
7. Name as many teams as you can where the nickname is in the HORSE family.
8. Name as many teams as you can where the nickname refers to a "holy" or "unholy" mascot.
9. Name as many teams as you can where it has a reference in the mascots name to a HOT TEMPERATURE.
10. Name as many teams as you can where the mascot is in the FELINE family.


Quiz II
1. Name as many teams as you can where it's name is in NUMBERS.
2. Name the teams with the nickname of RANGERS.
3. What three team mascots appeared in the haunted forest in the movie, "The Wizard of Oz"?
4. Name as many mascots as you can that you might find while hunting in the American Woods.
5. Name as many mascots you find on a ship at sea.
6. Name the mascots that SOUND good.
7. Name the teams that have a logo with a design of what comes out of a "Thunderstorm".
8. Name the teams that don't have a plural name (name without an "s")
9. Name the mascots you will likely find in D.C.
10. Name the mascots that FLY, but are NOT birds.

Quiz III
1. Name as many STATES where they are the first name of the team, instead of a CITY as the first name.
2. Name as many teams as you can where the first name is NEITHER a state or a city.
3. Name the two sports that have had (at different times) a "Colorado Rockies" team.
4. What two sports in the SAME city, have had the same team mascot name?
5. Name as many team names that are associated with these HOROSCOPE SIGNS:
a) Taurus, b)Gemini, c) Aries, d) Leo, e) Pisces     
6. What is the alternative nickname of the New York Yankees?
7. Who are the NFL's "Monsters of the Midway." ?
8. What is the nickname of the University of Hawaii's teams?
9. Name the nicknames of teams that share the SAME nickname that are within the four major sports (hockey, baseball, football, basketball).
10. In which city, do all 3 professional sports teams have the same team colors?

Quiz IV
1. Which Professional Football team only has their logo on one side of their helmet?
2. Which Professional Football team has NO logo on their helmets?
3. What is the most common college football team nickname?
4. What is the original nickname of the New York Jets football team?
5. What articles of clothing and what colors for the clothing have teams used for nicknames?

Sports Players Nicknames Quiz
See if you can name each of the below sports athletes by their nicknames.
Quiz V
1. The Splendid Splinter
2. The Sultan of Swat
3. Hammerin' Hank
4. The Big Unit
5. The Georgia Peach
6. The Yankee Clipper
7. The Say Hey Kid
8. Pops
9. The Rocket
10. Dr. K
11. Charlie Hustle
12. Stan the Man
13. Shoeless Joe
14. Oil Can
15. The Wizard of Oz
16. Mr. October
17. Sweetness
18. The Refrigerator
19. Too Tall
20. White Shoes

Quiz VI
See if you can name each of the below sports athletes by their nicknames:
1. Mean
2. The Freak
3. The Minister of Defense
4. Broadway Joe
5. Diesel
6. Prime Time
7. The Snake
8. Galloping Ghost
9. Bad Moon
10. Bambi
11. Night Train
12. The Nigerian Nightmare
13. The Bus
14. Monsters of the Midway
15. G-Men
16. Purple People Eaters
17. The Steel Curtain
18. The Dawg Pound
19. Air Jordan
20. The Big Dipper

Quiz VII
See if you can name each of the below sports athletes by their nickname:
1. Godzilla
2. Magic
3. The Mail Man
4. Tiny
5. Wilt the Stilt
6. The Worm
7. The Great One
8. The Admiral
9.  The Bash Brothers
10. The Big Hurt
11. Boom Boom
12. Campy
13. Catfish
14. Flo Jo
15. The Flying Dutchman
16. The Golden Bear
17. The Great White Shark
18. The Greatest
19. The Juice
20. The Kansas Comet

Quiz VIII
See if you can name each of the below sports athletes by their nickname:
1. The Man in Black
2. Meadowlark
3. Mr. Cub
4. Pee Wee
5. Popeye
6.  Satchel
7.  Smokin' Joe
8. Spud
9. Sugar
10. Yogi
11. Thunderfoot
12. Double Duty

Quiz IX- COLLEGE TEAMS

1.What college team nicknames that refer to war, fighting or the military? 
2. What college team nicknames are "heavenly"? 
3. What college team nicknames refer to evil? 
4. What college team nicknames refer to ethnic or regional groups? 
5. What college team nicknames refer to "birds"?
6. What college team nicknames refer to a "color"?
7. What college team nicknames don't end with the letter "s"?

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