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June 2014 trivia

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As always, here are this month’s trivia questions. Enjoy and good luck! Of course, remember to tune in next month.

1) What is dry farming?

a. A western country dance developed by Texas cowboys

b. The process of planting crops without the ready availability to water them

c. A movement started by a Nevada rancher to stop paying federal taxes

d. A theory that cracks in the ground of the Mojave Desert are the best places to plant crops

2) “If you threw a rock in Nashville, you’d hit an Okie” – what is an Okie?

a. Someone who pronounces the word “okay” as “okie” (as in, okie dokie)

b. The state bird of Tennessee

c. The southern way of saying Oreo Cookie

d. A person from Oklahoma

3) What is the Natchez Trace Parkway?

a. A 444-mile drive from Tennessee to Mississippi and 10,000 years of North American history

b. The border crossing between Washington state and Canada

c. The grand entrance to the mansion of Natchez Trace, a country singer from Memphis

d. A Taco Bell campaign to get customers to buy their new Nachos dish

4) Which of these is not a nickname of the Route 66?

a. The Mother Road

b. Natchez Trace Parkway

c. The Main Street of America

d. The Great Diagonal Way

5) The scissor-tailed flycatcher is the state bird of OK. Why is it named that?

a. Its tail is shaped like scissors

b. Its tail cuts leaves and small insects like scissors

c. It was a practical joke in the 1830’s – this flycatcher does not actually have a tail

d. A young boy in 1965 caught a flycatcher and cut its tail in two

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