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KENTUCKY

Kwiz

Test your knowledge of our beloved Commonwealth. To find out how you fared, see the bottom of Vested Interest or take the Kwiz online at kentuckymonthly.com.

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

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

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

A. Karl Schmidt

A. Edgewood

B. Fred K. Schmidt

B. Erlanger

C. Wolfgang M. Schmidt

C. Elsmere

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

A. The Red Mile B. Ashland: The Henry Clay Estate C. Lexington Public Library

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

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

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. Jefferson County

A. Professional bowling

B. Washington County

B. Professional wresting

C. Jackson County

C. Professional pool

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

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. To have survived multiple attacks by Native Americans B. To have traveled around the world in a hot-air balloon

A. Union

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

C. Henderson

B. Webster

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

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Kentucky Monthly magazine February 2018