February 2019

10 Questions

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February 2019

Test your knowledge of our beloved Commonwealth!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Since its formal incorporation in 1932, how many people have been bestowed membership in the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels?
    • A. 

      32,000

    • B. 

      85,000

    • C. 

      127,000

  • 2. 
    A century ago in 1919, Georgetown College did what twice for the only time?
    • A. 

      Held commencement on a Sunday

    • B. 

      Sent ambassadors to Georgetown University

    • C. 

      Beat the Kentucky Wildcats in basketball

  • 3. 
     Also a century ago, Sir Barton was the first Kentucky-bred horse to accomplish which feat?
    • A. 

      Have a street in Hamburg Pavilion named in his honor

    • B. 

      Win racing’s Triple Crown

    • C. 

      Race under Canadian colors

  • 4. 
     Sir Barton was born on which Lexington horse farm?
    • A. 

      Hamburg Place

    • B. 

      Lexington Green

    • C. 

      Palomar

  • 5. 
    True or false: Jimi Hendrix, considered one of the most influential electric guitarists of all time and a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, once lived in Christian County.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A two-term member of the Virginia legislature, this brother of a well-known Kentuckian was the primary sponsor of a bill to charter the town of Louisville in 1789 and 1780.
    • A. 

      Augustus Shelby

    • B. 

      Luther Logan

    • C. 

      Squire Boone

  • 7. 
    Postmaster and horse breeder John Wesley Hunt has the distinction of being the first what west of the Appalachian Mountains?
    • A. 

      Undertaker

    • B. 

      Surgeon

    • C. 

      Millionaire

  • 8. 
     Chris Holtmann, the head basketball coach at The Ohio State University, played his prep career for which central Kentucky high school?
    • A. 

      Scott County

    • B. 

      Jessamine County

    • C. 

      Bourbon County

  • 9. 
    While Sen. Henry Clay was known as “the great compromiser,” Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan was known as what?
    • A. 

      “The Great Debater”

    • B. 

      “The Great Jurist”

    • C. 

      “The Great Dissenter”

  • 10. 
    “Pistol-Packin’ ” Pearl Pace of Cumberland County was the first woman to be:
    • A. 

      Elected sheriff in Kentucky

    • B. 

      National target shooting     champion

    • C. 

      Quick-draw expert