April 2016

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 70

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April Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In Johnny Cash’s 1976 hit song, when did “The Man in Black” leave Kentucky for Detroit to work on the Cadillac assembly line?
    • A. 

      1949

    • B. 

      1959

    • C. 

      1969

  • 2. 
    In 1947, “Blue Moon of Kentucky”—Kentucky’s official bluegrass song—was written by:
    • A. 

      Lester Flatts

    • B. 

      Bill Monroe

    • C. 

      Grandpa Jones

  • 3. 
    Since 1892, the University of Kentucky’s colors have been blue and white, but from 1887 until 1893, what color was paired with blue?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Dark gold

    • C. 

      Light yellow

  • 4. 
    Mark Spitz, who won seven gold medals in the 1972 Olympics in Munich, Germany, earned $50,000 for posing in a pair of red, white and blue swim trunks made in which central Kentucky town?
    • A. 

      Winchester

    • B. 

      Georgetown

    • C. 

      Paris

  • 5. 
    Which color river does not flow through Kentucky?
    • A. 

      Green

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Blue

  • 6. 
    In the 1954 Christmas classic, White Christmas, Maysville’s Rosemary Clooney wears a variety of dresses, but which color does she not wear?
    • A. 

      Baby blue

    • B. 

      Black

    • C. 

      White

  • 7. 
    The Louisville Colonels, the 1890 American Association champions, played baseball in which colors?
    • A. 

      Red and yellow

    • B. 

      Red and white

    • C. 

      Red and black

  • 8. 
    Lindsey Wilson College’s sports teams are known as the Blue Raiders and their mascot is known by what not-so-surprising name?
    • A. 

      Blue Raider Bob

    • B. 

      Blue Raider Bill

    • C. 

      Blue Raider Beau

  • 9. 
    While various colors are used for special events, such as a University of Kentucky milestone, bottles of Maker’s Mark bourbon are traditionally dipped in what color wax?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      White

    • C. 

      Blue

  • 10. 
    The red-white-and-blue attired Kentucky Colonels professional basketball team played from 1967 until 1976, but for their only American Basketball Association championship (1975), they were owned and coached by unrelated men with what same colorful surname?
    • A. 

      Black

    • B. 

      White

    • C. 

      Brown