Kentucky Kwiz | April 2018

10 Questions
Kentucky Kwiz | April 2018

Kentucky Kwiz | April 2018

Sample Question

The town of Irvine, named after Col. William Irvine, hosts which edible festival during the last weekend of April? 

The Mountain Meatball Festival

The Mountain Mushroom Festival

The Mountain Mozzarella Festival

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  • 1. 
    The town of Irvine, named after Col. William Irvine, hosts which edible festival during the last weekend of April?
    • A. 

      The Mountain Meatball Festival

    • B. 

      The Mountain Mushroom Festival

    • C. 

      The Mountain Mozzarella Festival

  • 2. 
    Why is Early Times, produced by Brown-Forman, branded as a whisky instead of a bourbon?
    • A. 

      Because it’s produced in Nebraska

    • B. 

      Because it’s only 11.75 corn

    • C. 

      Because some of the spirits used are aged in used barrels

  • 3. 
    Or years, fans of the Boston Red Sox believed the team was cursed by the spirit of Babe Ruth after his disrespectful 1919 trade to the New York Yankees. The Hanshin (Japanese) Tigers believe they were cursed for 18 years because a life-sized statue of which Kentuckian was thrown into the Dotonbori River during a 1985 fan celebration?
    • A. 

      Muhammad Ali

    • B. 

      Samurai Tom Cruise

    • C. 

      Colonel Harland Sanders

  • 4. 
    When John Y. Brown Jr. married former Miss America Phyllis George in 1979, which minister performed the ceremony?
    • A. 

      Norman Vincent Peale

    • B. 

      The Rev. Billy Graham

    • C. 

      The Rev. Jesse Jackson

  • 5. 
    Alexander Scott Bullitt (1761-1816), the namesake of Bullitt County, named his 1,000-acre farm after which fictional British farm?
    • A. 

      Summitt

    • B. 

      Oxmoor

    • C. 

      Cuthbert

  • 6. 
    Which of the constantly revolving actors to portray Col. Harland Sanders in KFC commercials was actually born in Kentucky, a claim even the Colonel can’t make?
    • A. 

      Norm McDonald

    • B. 

      Darrell Hammond

    • C. 

      Rob Riggle

  • 7. 
    Bruce Tinsley, the creator of the comic strip Mallard Fillmore, holds a political science degree from Bellarmine University. He was recruited because his strip was seen as a conservative response to which other well-known strip?
    • A. 

      Doonesbury

    • B. 

      Beatle Bailey

    • C. 

      Garfield

  • 8. 
    With an elevation of 4,145 feet, the highest point in Kentucky can be found on which mountain?
    • A. 

      Whoopee Hill

    • B. 

      Sugarloaf Mountain

    • C. 

      Black Mountain

  • 9. 
    Which is the official fruit of Kentucky?
    • A. 

      Strawberries

    • B. 

      Blackberries

    • C. 

      Blueberries

  • 10. 
    Haley Anne Strode is an actress best known for her roles in ABC’s The Astronauts Wives Club who grew up on her family’s farm on the Ohio River near which western Kentucky city?
    • A. 

      Beaver Dam

    • B. 

      Princeton

    • C. 

      Owensboro