Kentucky Kwiz | June/july 2018

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Kentucky Kwiz | June/july 2018

Kentucky Kwiz | June/July 2018


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When Draffenville-born actress Chrishell Stause’s mother went into labor at a Shell gas station, Chris, the attendant, called for help, leading to her unique first name.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Born in Louisville in 1873, Madame Sul-Te-Wan was inducted into the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame in 1986, nearly 30 years after her death. She appeared in fellow Kentuckian D.W. Griffith’s controversial 1915 drama Birth of a Nation, but is known as the first black actor, male or female, to do what?
    • A. 

      Speak on film

    • B. 

      Live at the Motion Picture Actors’ Home

    • C. 

      Sign a contract as a featured performer

  • 3. 
    Louis Brandeis, the namesake of the University of Louisville law school, is credited with advancing which embattled right of United States citizens?  
    • A. 

      Right to assemble

    • B. 

      Right to bear arms

    • C. 

      Right to privacy

  • 4. 
    In June, Winchester and Clark County celebrate the 1940s creation of which Kentucky delicacy?
    • A. 

      Ale-8-One

    • B. 

      Bourbon balls

    • C. 

      Beer cheese

  • 5. 
    When the USS Kentuckian was christened in 1910 by Nancy Johnson, the daughter of U.S. Rep. Ben Johnson, she used “sparkling spring water” from the former farms of Abraham Lincoln and which other native son?
    • A. 

      Zachary Taylor

    • B. 

      Daniel Boone

    • C. 

      Jefferson Davis

  • 6. 
    Lexington artist and poet Henry Faulkner was often accompanied by who or what when attending parties?
    • A. 

      His sister, Frances

    • B. 

      A bourbon drinking goat

    • C. 

      William Shatner

  • 7. 
    How many of the members of country music combo Halfway to Hazard are from Hazard?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Both

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 8. 
    Bowling Green’s Duncan Hines was best known as an expert on good food and often associated with cake mixes, which led to his book, Adventures in Good Eating. What was Hines’ favorite evening meal?
    • A. 

      Steak and potatoes

    • B. 

      Ham and eggs

    • C. 

      Grits

  • 9. 
    Courier-Journal columnist Joe Creason often referred to Benton as:
    • A. 

      “The only town in Kentucky where I was born”

    • B. 

      “The only town in Kentucky without a water tower”

    • C. 

      “The only town in Kentucky with a Tater Day”

  • 10. 
    Academy Award-winning film producer and screenwriter Lucien Hubbard—the brother of Harlan Hubbard, who lived most his life off the grid—is credited with being the first filmmaker to do what?
    • A. 

      Film in color

    • B. 

      Act in his own film

    • C. 

      Portray Native Americans in a favorable light