Quiz: Alabama vs. Washington: Test Your Knowledge

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How much do you know about the teams facing off in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl?

They’ve played for a shot at a national title all season long, and now two of the nation’s top teams will face off in the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl in Atlanta. But how well do you know the no. 1-ranked Crimson Tide and the Pac-12 champion Washington Huskies? Pass this quiz, and you’ll be the best armchair quarterback when the two teams face off on Dec. 31 at 3 p.m.!

1. Which sporting event tradition first started at UW?

  • The singing of the National Anthem
  • Marching band show during halftime
  • The Wave
  • Holding up four fingers at the end of the third quarter

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2. Denny Chimes, the famous bell tower on the south side of The Quad at the University of Alabama, was built to honor former University President George H. Denny. To honor Denny’s home, the architects used bricks from which state?

  • North Carolina
  • Alabama
  • Virginia
  • Tennessee

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3. Which school has more Heisman Trophy Winners?

  • Alabama (5)
  • Washington (3)
  • Alabama (2)
  • Tied (2)

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4. Which of the following was invented at UW?

  • Peanut Butter Cups
  • Bubble Gum
  • Aluminum bicycle frames
  • Polyester clothing

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5. Alabama won its first national championship in 1925 against Washington — its 2016 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl opponent. What was the score of that game?

  • 21-3
  • 24-21
  • 20-19
  • 31-17

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6. Prior to becoming the Huskies, what were Washington’s athletic teams called?

  • Angels
  • Snow Frogs
  • Sundodgers
  • Blue Whales

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7. What is the name of the Huskies’ fight song?

  • Husky Howl
  • Bow Down to Washington
  • UW for the Win
  • Winner’s Gold

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8. What inspired the term Crimson Tide?

  • Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association
  • White jerseys covered in red mud
  • The state’s official color
  • The color of opponents’ embarrassed faces after being beaten

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9. The Crimson Tide and Huskies have faced off four times since 1926. Which school holds the series edge?

  • Alabama (3-1)
  • Washington (3-1)
  • Alabama
  • Series tied (2-2)

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