Trivia Tuesday: Oklahoma history, events
It's time for some trivia. We took our questions to Myriad Gardens in downtown Oklahoma City and put a few people to the test. Watch the video above to find out how they did, and don't forget to take our bonus round below.
Questions compiled by Linda Lynn
Q1: Ten years ago, this Oklahoma museum was in the preparation stages to open and was storing its inventory of skulls and skeletons.
a. Sam Noble Museum
b. Museum of Osteology
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c. Oklahoma History Center
Q2: Twenty years ago, a ruling allowed families and survivors to attend these historic trials.
a. Roger Dale Stafford and his former wife Verna
b. Charles Manson and his followers
c. Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols
Q3: Seventy years ago, Enid police officers were forced to abandon their squad cars and find another form of transportation due to insufficient funds. How did they travel?
b. Bicycles and motor scooters
Post your answers in the comments below.
Q4: Thirty years ago, a 10th anniversary was being observed for its arrival to Oklahoma.
Q5: Fifty years ago, this 2-year-old girl was rescued after being trapped in a well in Texas.
Q6: Eighty years ago, Eleanor Roosevelt visited Alva and wanted to know this about Oklahoma.
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 ›
Tiffany Gibson has worked for The Oklahoman since August 2011 and is a member of the enterprise team and digital desk. In addition to writing and web editing, she creates interactive features for NewsOK.com and assists with data visualization and... Read more ›