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Kansas game quiz
"I drove across Kansas this summer and found, to my surprise, that there is a lot to see and learn about in the state. Join me in reliving the lore of my trip."

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1. Amelia Earhart was born in a Kansas town whose name is also part of the name of a railroad. Johnny Mercer wrote the lyrics to a hit song with this town's name. What town is it?
    St. Louis
    New Orleans

2. In addition to the Sunflower State, what is another of the various nicknames of Kansas?
    Corn State
    Bluestem Hills State
    Black-eyed Susan State
    Jayhawker State

3. What is the official state animal of Kansas?
    American bison
    North American bobcat
    Kansas wapiti
    Great Plains coyote

4. At one time it was said that it was illegal to serve a popular dessert in Kansas on Sundays. Can you tell me which one?
    Banana split
    Baked Alaska
    Cherry pie with ice cream
    Cheese cake with cherries

5. Under the terms of the original Homestead Act of 1862, how many years were Kansans given to improve their land?
    No length of time was shown as long as one was trying
    7 years
    5 years
    10 years

6. Along the southern border of Kansas in 1893, many folks lined up and waited patiently or impatiently for the Cherokee Strip Land Run to begin. In what town did they wait?
    Garden City
    Kansas City
    Arkansas City
    Oklahoma City

7. In La Crosse, Kansas, there is a museum devoted strictly to a sticky material. What is it?
    alfalfa honey
    barbed wire
    Super Glue
    Scotch tape

8. Kansas has many unusual rock formations. Cobra Rock was the centerpiece until it toppled in an area of rocks made of what type of natural material?

9. The first Pizza Hut restaurant was founded in what Kansas city?
    Blue Springs

10. In 1899 in Medicine Lodge, a leader in the fight against alcohol usage emerged. Who was it?
    Carry A. Nation
    Lucretia Mott
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    Matilda Joslyn Gage

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