Trivia On Kentucky

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Kentucky Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which region of the United States is the state of Kentucky located?
    • A. 

      Southwest

    • B. 

      West

    • C. 

      Great Plains

    • D. 

      South

  • 2. 
    Where is the Kentucky Derby held?
    • A. 

      Lexington

    • B. 

      Corbin

    • C. 

      Frankfort

    • D. 

      Louisville

  • 3. 
    What color is Kentucky bluegrass?
    • A. 

      Purple

    • B. 

      Brown

    • C. 

      Blue

    • D. 

      Green

  • 4. 
    What Kentucky attraction is the world's longest cave?
    • A. 

      Blanchard Springs Caverns

    • B. 

      Mammoth Cave

    • C. 

      Dale Hollow

    • D. 

      Carter Caves

  • 5. 
    What Kentucky town sits on an $11 billion gold mine?
    • A. 

      Frankfort

    • B. 

      Bowling Green

    • C. 

      Fort Knox

    • D. 

      Shelbyville

  • 6. 
    What did Kentucky adventurer and inventor James Bowie invent?
    • A. 

      Farm Equipment

    • B. 

      A Gun

    • C. 

      Bowie Knife

    • D. 

      Whiskey Still

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is a city in the U.S. state of Kentucky?
    • A. 

      Yatchamanmango

    • B. 

      Bunrew

    • C. 

      Bowling Green

    • D. 

      Texarkana

  • 8. 
    Where is the first Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant owned and operated by Colonel Sanders located?
    • A. 

      Louisville, KY

    • B. 

      Corbin, KY

    • C. 

      Lexington, KY

    • D. 

      Grayson, KY

  • 9. 
    Whose Transylvania Company was the first to settle Kentucky in 1775?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Davy Crockett

    • C. 

      Daniel Boone

    • D. 

      John Smith

  • 10. 
    What bitter rivals were born only 100 miles away from one another and one year apart?
    • A. 

      Daniel Boone And Davy Crockett

    • B. 

      Abraham Lincoln And Jefferson Davis

    • C. 

      Jim Bowie And Richard Gatling

    • D. 

      Robert E. Lee And Ulysses Grant

  • 11. 
    What Kentucky town is the only one in the U.S. to be built in a meteor crater?
    • A. 

      Lexington

    • B. 

      Parkers Lake

    • C. 

      Middlesboro

    • D. 

      Burkesville

  • 12. 
    Which river in Kentucky changed its course in 1811-12, flowing backward after an earthquake?
    • A. 

      Mississippi

    • B. 

      Green

    • C. 

      Licking

    • D. 

      Cumberland

  • 13. 
    How high, in feet, are the biggest rooms in Mammoth Cave, Kentucky?
    • A. 

      139

    • B. 

      404

    • C. 

      200

    • D. 

      176

  • 14. 
    Kentucky, with a land area of 39732 square miles, is ranked here compared to other states in total land area?
    • A. 

      32nd

    • B. 

      37th

    • C. 

      12th

    • D. 

      26th

  • 15. 
    What is the state bird and state tree of Kentucky?
    • A. 

      Cardinal And Tulip Tree

    • B. 

      Yellowhammer And Southern Longleaf Pine

    • C. 

      Robin And White Oak

    • D. 

      Mockingbird And Magnolia

  • 16. 
    When did Kentucky achieve statehood in the USA?
    • A. 

      May 23, 1788

    • B. 

      January 2, 1788

    • C. 

      December 11,1816

    • D. 

      June 1, 1792

  • 17. 
    How many states border Kentucky?
    • A. 

      Seven

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Nine

    • D. 

      Four

  • 18. 
    Who was the first and perhaps only Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court to be born in jail?
    • A. 

      John Paul Stephens

    • B. 

      William Rehnquist

    • C. 

      Samuel Nelson

    • D. 

      Frederick Vinson

  • 19. 
    Where was the first American performance of a Beethoven symphony?
    • A. 

      Lexington, KY

    • B. 

      Frankfort, KY

    • C. 

      Ashland, KY

    • D. 

      Louisville, KY

  • 20. 
    What landform stretches from New York to Alabama, but changes its name within the Kentucky borders?
    • A. 

      Appalachian Plateau

    • B. 

      Adirondacks

    • C. 

      Appalachian Mountains

    • D. 

      Hudson River