Kentucky Kwiz | September 2018

10 Questions
Kentucky Kwiz | September 2018

Kentucky Kwiz | September 2018

Sample Question

Georgetown, the seventh-largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, was named in honor of whom?

King George III

President George Washington

George Armstrong Custer

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Georgetown, the seventh-largest city in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, was named in honor of whom?
    • A. 

      King George III

    • B. 

      President George Washington

    • C. 

      George Armstrong Custer

  • 2. 
    The “Largest Bat in the World,” which stands outside the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, is more than just tall. It also serves what function for the museum?
    • A. 

      Cell tower

    • B. 

      Vent

    • C. 

      Lightning rod

  • 3. 
    While Pete “Louisville Slugger” Browning was the first professional player to use John “Bud” Hillerich’s bats, they were known by which other name until 1894?
    • A. 

      Falls City Slugger

    • B. 

      White Ash Bomber

    • C. 

      Derby Dandy

  • 4. 
    William Rodney McMullen, the CEO of Kroger and a graduate of the University of Kentucky, worked his way through UK doing what job?
    • A. 

      Wearing the UK mascot suit

    • B. 

      Serving as disc jockey on campus radio

    • C. 

      Stocking groceries at Kroger

  • 5. 
    What is the longest continuously produced brand of bourbon available today?
    • A. 

      1792

    • B. 

      Old Granddad

    • C. 

      Old Forrester

  • 6. 
    While 16 of Kentucky’s governors have graduated from the University of Kentucky, how many other states’ top office holders have been Wildcats?
    • A. 

      None

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Eight

  • 7. 
    Harry Lancaster, who served as an assistant basketball coach to Kentucky’s Adolph Rupp for more than 20 years and was the Wildcats’ baseball coach for 16 seasons, graduated from which other Kentucky school?  
    • A. 

      University of Louisville

    • B. 

      Kentucky Wesleyan University

    • C. 

      Georgetown College

  • 8. 
    The John B. Begley Chapel on the campus of Lindsey Wilson College was designed by E. Fay Jones, a student of which renowned architect?
    • A. 

      Frank Lloyd Wright

    • B. 

      Cincinnatus Shryock

    • C. 

      David S. Traub

  • 9. 
    Louisville-born and -raised swing trumpeter Jonah Jones was known as King Louis II, a nod to which other famous musician?
    • A. 

      Stuff Smith

    • B. 

      Johnny lewis

    • C. 

      Louis Armstrong

  • 10. 
    John Peterman, founder of the J. Peterman Company, spent three seasons working as what before becoming a fashion merchandising icon?
    • A. 

      Costume director on Broadway

    • B. 

      Backup singer

    • C. 

      Second baseman for the Pittsburgh Pirates