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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?
Osage
Cherokee
Apache
Choctaw

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


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Question 3:

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


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Question 4:


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

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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
Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe
Bruce Goff


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Question 7:


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

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


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


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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
Stand Watie
Quanah Parker
Sequoyah


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Question 11:

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


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Question 12:


The term Trail of Tears refers to which of these?
The route of the old cattle drives that crossed the Oklahoma panhandle between Texas and Dodge City, Kansas.
The forced relocation of the Choctaws in 1831 and the Cherokees in 1838 from the southeastern United States.
The wagon trail that settlers followed across Indian and Oklahoma Territories during the 19th century.
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.

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Carl Albert, also called the “Little Giant from Little Dixie”, was famous for what?
He was a world champion rodeo cowboy.
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 an Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics.


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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?
It's the name of the first commercial oil well drilled in Oklahoma Territory in 1897.
None of these.
A person who tried to settle in the Unassigned Lands before they were opened for settlement.
A person who settled legally in the Unassigned Lands.

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


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