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Trivia Tuesday: Oklahoma history, 2017 goals

Put your Oklahoma history knowledge to the test. Check out the video above for the first set of questions and take our bonus round below.

Questions compiled by Linda Lynn

Q1: In 1938, an oilman gave this sprawling Italian Renaissance villa to the city of Tulsa as a museum.

a.     Gilcrease Museum

b.     Philbrook Museum of Art

c.     Tulsa Historical Society and Museum

d.     Woody Guthrie Center

Q2: In 1957, the historic home of this Oklahoma Indian chief was moved to allow for the expansion of Fort Sill.

a.      Quanah Parker

b.      Geronimo

c.      Wilma Mankiller

d.      Black Kettle

Q3: On Jan. 7, 1958, a groundbreaking ceremony marked the beginning of construction on this Oklahoma City museum.

a.      Harn Homestead Museum

b.      Oklahoma City Museum of Art

c.      National Cowboy Hall of Fame

d.      Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame

Post your answers in the comments below.


Q4: This city, which became a place where some circuses would stay during the winter, is the home of the Circus City Museum and Park.

Q5: In the mid-1970s, what product shortage prompted change at the checkout line in some Oklahoma grocery stores?

Q6: In the mid-1980s, this effort to show support for a segment of the Midwest, including Oklahoma families, was started by country singer Willie Nelson.

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Linda Lynn

Linda Lynn was born and raised in rural Oklahoma. A graduate of Purcell High School, Lynn began working at The Oklahoman in 1987 as a reporter after earning a journalism degree from the University of Oklahoma. She has served as both a... Read more ›

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