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Trivia Quiz - Kentucky Fun Facts

Trivia questions about the history, geography, culture and politics of Kentucky!

Quiz Number: 5604
Date Submitted: April 09, 2016
Quiz Categories: U.S. States
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 67.9 percent
Times Taken: 97 times
Taken by Registered Users: 5

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Kentucky Fun Facts
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1. In what city will you find the University of Kentucky?
  A.   Lexington
  B.   Louisville
  C.   Paducah
  D.   Bowling Green

2. Who was the first female governor of Kentucky?
  A.   Thelma Stovall
  B.   Nikki Haley
  C.   Martha Layne Collins
  D.   Jennifer Granholm

3. What is the capital of Kentucky?
  A.   Owensboro
  B.   Lexington
  C.   Louisville
  D.   Frankfort

4. What is the nickname of the University of Louisville?
  A.   Broncos
  B.   Tigers
  C.   Cardinals
  D.   Wildcats

5. In what month does the Kentucky Derby take place?
  A.   April
  B.   May
  C.   June
  D.   July

6. Which of the following whiskey distilleries is not headquartered in Kentucky?
  A.   Jack Daniel's
  B.   Maker's Mark
  C.   Jim Beam
  D.   Four Roses

7. What two states border Kentucky to the south?
  A.   Tennessee & West Virginia
  B.   Tennessee & Virginia
  C.   Tennessee & North Carolina
  D.   Virginia & West Virginia

8. What is the official nickname of Kentucky?
  A.   Bluegrass State
  B.   Magnolia State
  C.   Sunshine State
  D.   Gem State

9. Kentucky is home to the world's longest cave system. What is the name of this national park?
  A.   Mammoth Cave
  B.   Meramec Caverns
  C.   Marengo Cave
  D.   Zane Shawnee Caverns

10. Kentucky is home to a man whose nickname is "Turtleman." He spends his time cleaning ponds of unwanted snapping turtles and other pests on an Animal Planet TV show. What is the name of the show?
  A.   Ernie the Exterminator
  B.   Ernie to the Rescue
  C.   Turtleman
  D.   Call of the Wildman®   

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