Twenty Kansas Questions
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What year did Kansas become a state?
Which city in Kansas is the largest?
- Kansas City
- Overland Park
Which choice is not a nickname for Kansas?
- Aerospace State
- Wheat State
- Sunflower State
- Jayhawker State
What is atop the Capitol dome in Topeka?
- The American Flag
- The Kansas Flag
- A statue of an archer
- A big light bulb
What is the state song?
- Everything's Up to Date in Kansas City
- Home on the Range
- This Land is Your Land
- God Bless Kansas
How many stars are on the Kansas flag?
Which Kansan was the 34th President of the United States?
- Bob Dole
- William Allen White
- Gordon Parks
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
Kansas leads the nation in production of which commodity?
In which branch of state government is the Kansas Secretary of State?
What is the name of the U.S. Supreme Court decision which declared in 1954 that segregation in schools is unconstitutional?
- Jones vs. Wichita Board of Education
- Brown vs. Topeka Board of Education
- Brown vs. Kansas Board of Education
- Smith vs. Lawrence Board of Education
When did the Spanish explorer Francisco Vasquez de Coronado become the first European to enter present-day Kansas?
In 1803, who sold Kansas to the United States as part of the Louisiana Purchase?
- The French
- The Spanish
- The Cajuns
- The Comanche
Which Kansas location has been ranked the windiest city in the nation?
- Dodge City
Which of these is not pictured on the Great Seal of the State of Kansas?
- Covered wagon
What is Kansas' state tree?
- Loblolly Pine
- Blue Spruce
Which Kansas author was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1923?
- Edgar Allan Poe
- Alfred Joseph Hitchcock
- Charles Monroe Sheldon
- William Allen White
Which Atchison native from Kansas was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, and when?
- Mary Harris Jones in 1929
- Amelia Mary Earhart in 1932
- Olympia Brown in 1919
- Susan Brownell Anthony in 1935
Which Kansan born in Wichita was the first black performer to win an Academy Award in 1939 and the first black Oscar winner honored with a U.S. postage stamp in 2006?
- Sidney Poitier
- Dorothy Dandridge
- Hattie McDaniel
- Ethel Waters
The legislative branch of Kansas government is composed of how many elected officials?
- 25 Senators and 140 Representatives
- 45 Senators and 120 Representatives
- 30 Senators and 135 Representatives
- 40 Senators and 125 Representatives
Which of these Kansans did not serve as Secretary of State?
- Bill Graves
- Elwill M. Shanahan
- Kathleen Sebelius
- Kris Kobach