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Trivia Tuesday: Festival of the Arts, OKC architecture

It's time for some trivia. We took our questions to the Festival of the Arts 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: Before the Devon Energy Center was built, what was the tallest building in Oklahoma?

a. First National Center in Oklahoma City

b. BOK Tower in Tulsa

c. Old North Tower in Edmond

Q2: The Festival of the Arts moved back to the Civic Center in 2016. But what year was the festival first held at the Myriad Gardens?

a. 2000

b. 1977

c. 1985

Q3: All of these structures were facing a wrecking ball. Which one survived?

a. The Gold Dome

b. Belle Isle Power Plant

c. “Witches Tower”

Post your answers in the comments.


Q4: This north-south highway was constructed over a span of decades and runs from Texas, through Oklahoma and up into Minnesota.

Q5: This native Oklahoman was born in Spavinaw, OK, in 1931. He went on to be a famous baseball player.

Q6: What common architectural element was included in the design of Taft Middle School, Tulsa’s Adams Hotel, the Grady County Courthouse and the Marland Mansion?

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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 ›

Tiffany Gibson

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 and assists with data visualization and... Read more ›