October 2014

10 Questions

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Kentucky Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Known as “The Kentucky Rifle” because of his long-range shooting skills, this Hazard basketball star spent his entire professional career in the American Basketball Association.
    • A. 

      Bert Combs

    • B. 

      Oscar Combs

    • C. 

      Glen Combs

  • 2. 
    The Kentucky Apple Festival is held the first Friday and Saturday of October in which eastern Kentucky city?
    • A. 

      Prestonsburg

    • B. 

      Paintsville

    • C. 

      Chapman

  • 3. 
    The prize awarded the winner of the Eastern Kentucky University-Morehead State University football game was the:
    • A. 

      Ale-8-One Cup

    • B. 

      Old Hawg Rifle

    • C. 

      Keg of nails

  • 4. 
    While Racer is the mascot of Murray State University, the Calloway County school’s first mascot was an actual racehorse, who is buried near Roy Stewart Stadium. His name was:
    • A. 

      Violet Cactus

    • B. 

      Cactus Flower

    • C. 

      SouthofPaducah

  • 5. 
    The middle name of Miss America 2000 Heather Renee French’s youngest daughter, Taylor, is the same as the mother’s hometown, which is: 
    • A. 

      Dover

    • B. 

      Augusta

    • C. 

      Maysville

  • 6. 
    While Deep Purple is best known for the 1967 hit song, “Kentucky Woman,” it was written and originally recorded by whom?
    • A. 

      Neil Sedaka

    • B. 

      Davy Jones

    • C. 

      Neil Diamond

  • 7. 
    Springfield was home to the first person of color and the first woman elected to the Kentucky State Senate. She is:
    • A. 

      Frances Walker

    • B. 

      Georgia Powers

    • C. 

      Verna Smith

  • 8. 
    Mary Millicent Miller of Louisville was the first American woman to: 
    • A. 

      Play professional baseball

    • B. 

      Cross the Mississippi River

    • C. 

      Acquire a steamboat master’s license

  • 9. 
    On November 27, 1968, Penny Ann Early became the first woman to play professional basketball, when Kentucky Colonels owners Joseph and Mamie Gregory ordered the coach to play her. The same year she was the first woman licensed as what? 
    • A. 

      Stock-market broker

    • B. 

      Jockey

    • C. 

      Skydiver

  • 10. 
    In addition to being the only United States governor to be assassinated in office, William J. Goebel was also the only Kentucky governor to never:
    • A. 

      Take part in a duel

    • B. 

      Graduate law school

    • C. 

      Marry