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The State of Oklahoma

written by: furniture
 
Enjoy this quiz about Oklahoma and Oklahomans.

Question 1:


Oklahoma means “Home of the Red Man” in which Native American language?
Choctaw
Cherokee
Osage
Apache

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The official Oklahoma state song was adopted from what Rogers and Hammerstein musical?
Oklahoma
South Pacific
Carousel
The King and I


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Question 3:

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Which one of the following is not one of Oklahoma’s Heisman Trophy winners?
Barry Sanders
Billy Cannon
Billy Sims
Jason White


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Question 4:


What city was the first state capital of Oklahoma?
Tulsa
Oklahoma City
Guthrie
Lawton

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USS Oklahoma was fatally damaged during an attack on Pearl Harbor in what year?



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Question 6:

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Which world famous architect designed a building for Harold C. Price in Bartlesville, Oklahoma?
Frank LLoyd Wright
Philip Johnson
Bruce Goff
Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe


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Question 7:


In what year did Oklahoma enter the union as the 46th state?
1892
1907
1917
1889

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Which of the following country music stars did not graduate from a high school in Oklahoma?
Willie Nelson
Toby Keith
Garth Brooks
Reba McEntire


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Which famous Oklahoman said: “Well, all I know is what I read in the papers.”?
Arlo Guthrie
Woody Guthrie
Will Rogers
Jean Kirkpatrick


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What Principal Chief of the Confederate Cherokee Nation was the last Confederate General to surrender on June 23, 1865?
John Ross
Quanah Parker
Stand Watie
Sequoyah


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Question 11:

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An Oklahoma town was renamed to honor Gene Autry, the Singing Cowboy.
False
True


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Question 12:


The term Trail of Tears refers to which of these?
The forced relocation of the Choctaws in 1831 and the Cherokees in 1838 from the southeastern United States.
The stretch of I-35 between Norman and the Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas when the University of Oklahoma football team plays the University of Texas.
The wagon trail that settlers followed across Indian and Oklahoma Territories during the 19th century.
The route of the old cattle drives that crossed the Oklahoma panhandle between Texas and Dodge City, Kansas.

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Carl Albert, also called the “Little Giant from Little Dixie”, was famous for what?
He was an Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics.
He was the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1971 to 1977.
He was the first astronaut from Oklahoma who flew in the Mercury program.
He was a world champion rodeo cowboy.


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Question 14:


What is the original meaning of the term "Sooner", which came into use in 1889 according to the Oklahoma Historical Society?
A person who settled legally in the Unassigned Lands.
None of these.
A person who tried to settle in the Unassigned Lands before they were opened for settlement.
It's the name of the first commercial oil well drilled in Oklahoma Territory in 1897.

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Mister Ed, the talking horse from the 1960s TV show, is buried near Tahlequah, Oklahoma.
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