Kentucky Kwiz | February 2018

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Kentucky Quizzes & Trivia

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Dating back to 1926, the original Hot Brown was created at Louisville’s Brown Hotel by whom?

Karl Schmidt

Fred K. Schmidt

Wolfgang M. Schmidt

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  • 1. 
     Dating back to 1926, the original Hot Brown was created at Louisville’s Brown Hotel by whom?
    • A. 

      Karl Schmidt

    • B. 

      Fred K. Schmidt

    • C. 

      Wolfgang M. Schmidt

  • 2. 
    Cassius Marcellus Clay Sr., the father of Muhammad Ali, was described as “the fanciest dancer in Louisville,” but he made his living doing what?
    • A. 

      Boxing

    • B. 

      Preaching

    • C. 

      Painting

  • 3. 
    Abraham Lincoln’s parents, Thomas Lincoln and Nancy Hanks, were married June 12, 1806, in which county named for a president?
    • A. 

      Jefferson County

    • B. 

      Washington County

    • C. 

      Jackson County

  • 4. 
    John LaRue, an early Hodgenville pioneer, was born in 1746 in Virginia. He is one of the few people who can claim what?
    • A. 

      To have survived multiple attacks by Native Americans

    • B. 

      To have traveled around the world in a hot air balloon

    • C. 

       To have lived and died in the county named in his honor

  • 5. 
    Where were classes offered in the early days of what eventually would become the University of Kentucky?
    • A. 

      The Red Mile

    • B. 

      Ashland: The Henry Clay estate

    • C. 

      Lexington Public Library

  • 6. 
    Bicycle, Aviator and Bee playing cards are produced in which northern Kentucky city?
    • A. 

      Edgewood

    • B. 

      Erlanger

    • C. 

      Elsmere

  • 7. 
    Camping World, with 120 locations nationwide, began as a single, much smaller store serving which Kentucky campground?
    • A. 

      Mammoth Cave

    • B. 

      Beech Bend Park

    • C. 

      Daniel Boone Land

  • 8. 
     Billy Joe “Cornbread Red” Burge, born in Paducah in 1931, was known as “one of the most talented and entertaining characters in the history” of which sport?
    • A. 

      Professional bowling

    • B. 

      Professional wrestling

    • C. 

      Professional pool

  • 9. 
    Grandpa Jones, a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and a charter member of Hee-Haw, was born in Niagara, which is in the southern part of which western Kentucky county?
    • A. 

      Union

    • B. 

      Webster

    • C. 

      Henderson

  • 10. 
    Theodore Roosevelt Augustus Major Poston, whose family founded the Hopkinsville Contender, was the first African American nominated for which noted journalism award?
    • A. 

      The Nobel Prize

    • B. 

      The Al Smith Award

    • C. 

      The Pulitzer Prize