What Is Your High School

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  • 1. 
    1. Mamie Reynolds Gregory (1942-2014), a guest on Kentucky Monthly’s 10th anniversary cruise, best known for her love of animals and support for the Kentucky Humane Society, also was:
    • A. 

      The last known person to wear the Hope Diamond in public

    • B. 

      The first female driver to qualify for the Daytona 500

    • C. 

      The first owner of the ABA Kentucky Colonels basketball team

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    2. The first person to appear on the cover of Kentucky Monthly was:
    • A. 

      Ashley Judd

    • B. 

      George Clooney

    • C. 

      Johnny Depp

    • D. 

      Diane Sawyer

  • 3. 
    The only person to appear on the cover of Kentucky Monthly three times is:
    • A. 

      George Clooney

    • B. 

      Eddie Montgomery and Troy Gentry (aka Montgomery Gentry)

    • C. 

      Heather French Henry

    • D. 

      Adolph Rupp

  • 4. 
    Kentucky Monthly was purportedly the first magazine in the country to use a digital image on its cover. Taken by photojournalist Rob Carr, it featured which well-known Kentuckian?
    • A. 

      University of Kentucky quarterback Tim Couch

    • B. 

      Radio personality Bob Edwards

    • C. 

      Jockey Pat Day

    • D. 

      Actress and singer Laura Bell Bundy

  • 5. 
    The mascot of Carlisle High School, which closed in 1963, was:
    • A. 

      Musketeers

    • B. 

      Cars

    • C. 

      Crusaders

    • D. 

      Crustaceans

  • 6. 
    The monument to the Confederate dead, which may soon be removed from its home in the center of the University of Louisville campus, is engraved with the phrase “Deo Vindice,” which means:
    • A. 

      Do Not Remove

    • B. 

      May the Force Be with You

    • C. 

      Under God, Our Vindicator

    • D. 

      Keep Right at the Statue

  • 7. 
    Kentuckian William Luther Sibert of Bowling Green, a friend of President Theodore Roosevelt, was best known for what?
    • A. 

      Wearing glasses similar to those worn by Teddy

    • B. 

      The completion of the Panama Canal

    • C. 

      Being the first guest of Bob Edwards on All Things Considered

    • D. 

      Walking across America dressed as a teddy bear

  • 8. 
    Mandolin master Chris Thile, who will take over as host of A Prairie Home Companion in October, was a music major at which Kentucky institution of higher education?
    • A. 

      Lindsey Wilson College

    • B. 

      Murray State University

    • C. 

      Centre College

    • D. 

      Morehead State University

  • 9. 
    The 1891 Kentucky Constitution required a new county to have 12,000 residents. Of Kentucky’s 120 counties, how many no longer meet that standard?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      27

    • D. 

      36

  • 10. 
    Kentucky’s smallest county, with a population fewer than 2,200, is actually smaller than either Henry Clay High School or Paul Laurence Dunbar High School. It is:
    • A. 

      Gallatin County

    • B. 

      Robertson County

    • C. 

      Owsley County

    • D. 

      Trimble County

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