November 2014

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 16

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November 2014


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Richard Buckner Gruelle of Cynthiana was a self-taught impressionist painter. His son, Johnny (1880-1938), was best known as the creator of what? 
    • A. 

      Raggedy Ann

    • B. 

      Jonny Quest

    • C. 

      Mr. Potato Head

  • 2. 
    Edward Mann Butler, considered “Kentucky’s first reliable historian,” taught in Maysville, Lexington, Versailles and Louisville. In 1829, he became the president of Jefferson Seminary, which eventually would become what?
    • A. 

      Bellarmine College

    • B. 

      Spalding College

    • C. 

      University of Louisville

  • 3. 
    Author Irvin S. Cobb (1876-1944) was known as the “Duke of Paducah,” but he wasn’t alone. Which member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, despite being born in Arkansas and raised in Missouri, shared the moniker? 
    • A. 

      Grandpa Jones

    • B. 

      Whitey Ford

    • C. 

      Bill Monroe

  • 4. 
    Which Powell County native played the clawhammer banjo and the fiddle and was best known as the leader of the Coon Creek Girls? 
    • A. 

      Wilomena Deerwhistle

    • B. 

      Betty Jo Bradley

    • C. 

      Lily May Ledford

  • 5. 
    Frontiersman Daniel Boone has counties named in his honor in how many states?
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Seven

    • C. 

      Eight

  • 6. 
    In 1798, the same year Boone County, Kentucky, was named in Daniel Boone’s honor, what was he issued?
    • A. 

      A land grant for his Revolutionary War service

    • B. 

      A commission for bravery

    • C. 

      A warrant for his arrest

  • 7. 
    The most recent University of Kentucky football coach to post a career-winning record at the Southeastern Conference school was: 
    • A. 

      Paul “Bear” Bryant

    • B. 

      Alpha Brumage

    • C. 

      Blanton Collier

  • 8. 
    The Livermore Bridge on U.S. 431 in McLean County crosses over both the Rough and Green rivers as well as part of which other county?
    • A. 

      Muhlenberg

    • B. 

      Ohio

    • C. 

      Trimble

  • 9. 
    Kentucky’s first NCAA Championship (1948) came with a 58-42 win over what team?
    • A. 

      Duke

    • B. 

      Louisville

    • C. 

      Baylor

  • 10. 
    Perry County was named in honor of Commodore Oliver Perry, whose middle name was?
    • A. 

      Paxton

    • B. 

      Hazard

    • C. 

      Wopat