Do You Know Your Thunder Over Louisville?

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Do You Know Your Thunder Over Louisville?

You love it. You hate it. Do you know it? Here's a trivia test to see if you really know about Thunder over Louisville.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Thunder Over Louisville began in the year?
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1987

    • C. 

      1991

    • D. 

      1989

  • 2. 
    Thunder Over Louisville was first held where?
    • A. 

      Waterfront Park

    • B. 

      Cardinal Stadium

    • C. 

      Bowman Field

    • D. 

      Tom Sawyer Park

  • 3. 
    How many barges does it typically take to hold all the fireworks shot off on Thunder?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      8

  • 4. 
    Which company has created and supervised the fireworks display for every Thunder?
    • A. 

      Zambelli Fireworks Internationale

    • B. 

      Zambellini Fireworks Internationale

    • C. 

      Zamboni Fireworks International

    • D. 

      Sambellini Fireworks Internationale

  • 5. 
    Which bridge is used to shoot off some fireworks?
    • A. 

      George Rogers Clark Memorial Bridge

    • B. 

      John F. Kennedy Memorial Bridge

    • C. 

      Sherman Minton Bridge

    • D. 

      Big Four Bridge

  • 6. 
    Which of these is the largest plane ever to participate in the Thunder Air Show?
    • A. 

      Northrop Grumman B2 Spirit

    • B. 

      Lockheed C-5 Galaxy

    • C. 

      Boeing B-52 Stratofortress

    • D. 

      C17A Globemaster III

  • 7. 
    In what year did the Thunder soundtrack celebrate the Phantom of the Opera?
    • A. 

      1992

    • B. 

      1994

    • C. 

      1996

    • D. 

      1997

  • 8. 
    What year saw the largest Thunder attendance
    • A. 

      2002

    • B. 

      2007

    • C. 

      1997

    • D. 

      2010

  • 9. 
    Which of these aircraft did not participate in a Thunder Air Show?
    • A. 

      Harrier

    • B. 

      Boeing P-8A Poseidon

    • C. 

      F-117 (Stealth Fighter)

    • D. 

      Apache Attack Helicopter

  • 10. 
    In what year was Thunder Over Louisville broadcast entirely in HDTV?
    • A. 

      2002

    • B. 

      2005

    • C. 

      2007

    • D. 

      2010

  • 11. 
    How many pounds of sand are needed to fill the barges that anchor the fireworks launching tubes?
    • A. 

      2 million pounds

    • B. 

      500,000 pounds

    • C. 

      10,000 pounds

    • D. 

      50,000

  • 12. 
    How many miles of wire are needed to connect to the command post for synchronization to the music?
    • A. 

      15 miles

    • B. 

      25 miles

    • C. 

      70 miles

    • D. 

      700 miles

  • 13. 
    The fireworks launching tubes are as high as:
    • A. 

      5 feet

    • B. 

      10 feet

    • C. 

      12 feet

    • D. 

      15 feet

  • 14. 
    Which performer highlighted the 1990 fireworks show?
    • A. 

      Clint Black

    • B. 

      Janie Marie Fricke

    • C. 

      Oak Ridge Boys

    • D. 

      Trisha Yearwood

  • 15. 
    What was the greatest number of shells ever shot off during a Thunder show?
    • A. 

      62, 000

    • B. 

      70,000

    • C. 

      71,000

    • D. 

      75,000