Quiz: The Ultimate Dallas Cowboys Quiz
The Ultimate Dallas Cowboys Quiz
By: Gavin Thagard
Image: KT King via Wiki Commons

About This Quiz

If you're a football fan and you're thinking about the most popular teams in the NFL, it's hard to not put the Dallas Cowboys in that conversation, even if you're a fan of the rival Giants of New York City. The Cowboys have been described as America's team, after all, and the franchise certainly has fans all around the United States, from Dallas to Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles. The widespread appeal of the Cowboys is what has made the team so popular. 

Of course, the Cowboys wouldn't be much without the legendary figures that have come through the organization, including players, coaches, and even owners. The Cowboys have a rich history of attracting the best talent at every level which has ensured the franchise's success throughout many different decades. 

Are you the ultimate Dallas Cowboys' fan? Do you know the history of the organization from its humble beginnings to the team's rise to prominence? Do you know the players and coaches who led the team throughout the various eras? Can you put all of your Dallas Cowboys' knowledge together and ace this quiz? 

If you're up for the challenge, get started with this quiz and prove to the rest of the football world that you're an expert when it comes to the Cowboys!

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Still the team's current owner, who bought the Dallas Cowboys in 1989?
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Who's the current head coach of the Cowboys?
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How many Super Bowls have the Cowboys won throughout franchise history?
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When was the Cowboys' first season as an NFL team?
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Known for his involvement​ in the oil business, who founded the Cowboys?
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The owner of which franchise tried to keep Dallas from getting a professional team?
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Finally establishing themselves as one of the top teams in the league, when did Dallas win its first Super Bowl?
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Who was the MVP of Super Bowl VI?
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Which legendary coach was hired by the Cowboys during their inaugural season?
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In a game decided by three points, which team defeated the Cowboys in Super Bowl V?
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When was Roger Staubach's final season in the NFL?
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A victory for the Cowboys, what was the final score of Super Bowl XII?
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Named to the NFL Hall of Fame, what position did Tony Dorsett play?
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Where did Tony Dorsett play college football before the Cowboys drafted him?
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Who took over the reigns as the Cowboys' starting quarterback when Roger Staubach retired?
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Which team did the Cowboys play in the 1980 NFC Championship?
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Who was on the receiving end of "The Catch" thrown by Joe Montana against the Cowboys in the 1981-82 playoffs?
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Where did Jimmy Johnson coach prior to becoming the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys?
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Who did the Cowboys take as the first pick in the 1989 NFL draft?
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What number did Troy Aikman wear?
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In what year was star running back Emmitt Smith drafted?
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How many years did Emmitt Smith lead the league in rushing yards?
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A legend in Cowboy history, what position did Michael Irvin play?
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In what season did the Cowboys win their first Super Bowl under Jimmy Johnson?
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As the Cowboys rose to prominence in the early '90s, who did they defeat in Super Bowl XXVII?
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Who was named the MVP of Super Bowl XXVIII?
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Which star player did the Dallas Cowboys sign in 1995?
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Fed up with ownership, when did Jimmy Johnson resign as the Cowboys' head coach?
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What was the final score of Super Bowl XXX?
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Who was the first coach to NOT take the Cowboys to a Super Bowl before he left the team?
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Which undrafted quarterback did the Cowboys sign in 2003?
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Who was lured out of retirement to coach the Cowboys from 2003-2006?
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Which Dallas Cowboy was the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year in 2016?
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In a close game, who defeated the Cowboys in the 2016-17 playoffs?
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