November Kentucky Kwiz

10 Questions
November Kentucky Kwiz

Test your knowledge of our beloved Commonwealth.

Sample Question

Kentucky, situated on Kentucky Creek, is a village in the New England region of which country?

Wales

United States

Australia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Kentucky, situated on Kentucky Creek, is a village in the New England region of which country?
    • A. 

      Wales

    • B. 

      United States

    • C. 

      Australia

  • 2. 
    While Kentucky has towns named for it in West Virginia, Arkansas and Kansas, the only states so honored in Kentucky are California (Campbell County), Colorado (Pulaski County) and this Washington County town.
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      Texas

    • C. 

      Montana

  • 3. 
    “Kentucky in Africa” was a colony settled by freed African-American slaves in present-day Liberia. Its main town was named in honor of which U.S. senator from Kentucky?
    • A. 

      Henry Clay

    • B. 

      John Brown

    • C. 

      George M. Bibb

  • 4. 
    Sen. George Mortimer Bibb (1776-1859) was also known for what product?
    • A. 

      Bibb overalls

    • B. 

      Baby bibs

    • C. 

      Bibb lettuce

  • 5. 
    Other than Liberia, which African country once had a settlement named in honor of Kentucky?    
    • A. 

      South Africa

    • B. 

      Namibia

    • C. 

      Cameroon

  • 6. 
    While William was Kentucky’s most popular boy’s name in 2011, the most popular name for girls was:
    • A. 

      Madison

    • B. 

      Cali (pari)

    • C. 

      Emma

  • 7. 
    University of Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari was born in suburban Pittsburgh, in a community named after which celestial body?
    • A. 

      The sun

    • B. 

      The moon

    • C. 

      The stars

  • 8. 
    The only true moonbows in the United States can be found at Yosemite National Park in California, Waimea on the Hawaiian island of Kauai and The Niagara of the South, also known as:
    • A. 

      Bluegrass Falls

    • B. 

      Cumberland Falls

    • C. 

      Namibian Falls

  • 9. 
    Best known for inventing the gas mask and the traffic signal, Garrett Morgan of Paris did not invent what?
    • A. 

      Zigzag attachment for sewing machines

    • B. 

      Curved-tooth comb

    • C. 

      The skateboard

  • 10. 
    In addition to being a state representative from Flatwoods, Billy Ray Cyrus’ father, Ron, was also a member of:
    • A. 

      The Cincinnati Reds

    • B. 

      The Crownsmen Quartet

    • C. 

      The National Geographic Society