GAME NAME:

KANSAS HISTORY

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PEOPLE FROM KANSAS

RELATED TO THE LAW

PEOPLE

THESE WILL BE PEOPLE FROM

KANSAS ON EITHER THE GOOD

OR BAD SIDE OF THE LAW.

PEOPLE FROM KANSAS

RELATED TO SPORTS

SPORTS

THESE PEOPLE FROM KANSAS

HAD SOMETHING TO DO WITH

SPORTS.

KANSAS OFFICIALS

KANSAS

THIS CATEGORY DEALS WITH

OFFICIAL ITEMS OF THE STATE

OF KANSAS

CITY,STATE AND COUNTY

STATE

THIS CATEGORY DEALS WITH

ITEMS CONCEPTS ABOUT OUR

CITY, COUNTY AND STATE.

KANSAS TRIVIA

TRIVIA

GIVE THE DIFFERENT

CONCEPTS RELATED TO THE

STATE OF KANSAS.

KANSAS TOWNS

TOWNS

THE CORRECT RESPONSE WILL

CONTAIN A KANSAS TOWN.

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Response 1

A NOTORIOUS GUNFIGHTER

WHO BECAME SHERIFF OF

ELLIS COUNTY AND ALSO

SERVED AS MARSHALL OF

ABILENE.

WHO IS "WILD BILL"

HICKCOCK. (ALSO CAN

HE WAS A FAMOUS K.U.

BASKETBALL PLAYER, IN

1956,ONCE SCORED 52 POINTS

IN A GAME. HE LATER BECAME

ONE OF THE GREAT

PROFESSIONAL BASKETBALL

STARS.

WHO IS WILT

CHAMBERLAIN?

OFFICIAL STATE BIRD

WHAT IS THE

MEADOWLARK?

THE NAME OF THE COUNTY

SEAT IN WHICH MARYSVILLE IS

LOCATED.

WHAT IS MARSHALL

COUNTY?

ONE OF THE NICKNAMES GIVEN

TO KANSAS.

WHAT IS SUNFLOWER,

WHEAT, JAYHAWK STATE,

THE TOWN THAT CONTAINS

THE MARSHALL COUNTY SEAT.

WHERE IS MARYSVILLE?

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Response 2

MARSHAL OS WICHITA AND

DODGE CITY IN THE 1870'S.

WHO IS WYATT EARP?

NAME THE INVENTOR OF THE

GAME OF BASKETBALL (HE

ALSO COACHED AT THE

UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS AT

ONE TIME)

WHO IS DR. JAMES

NAISMITH?

OFFICIAL STATE ANIMAL

WHAT IS THE AMERICAN

BUFFALO OR BISON. (

THE FAMILY MEMBER AND

NAME THAT FRANK MARSHALL

GAVE OUR TOWN.

WHO IS MARY, HIS

WIFE.

THE STATE SONG OF KANSAS

WHAT IS "HOME ON THE

RANGE"

THE CAPITOL OF KANSAS

WHAT IS TOPEKA?

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Response 3

SHERIFF OF FORD COUNTY,

KANSAS IN THE 1870'S.

WHO IS "BAT"

MASTERSON. (WILLIAM

HE WAS A QUARTERBACK FOR

THE GREEN BAY PACKERS.

WHO IS LYNN DICKEY?

OFFICIAL STATE TREE

WHAT IS THE

COTTONWOOD?

THERE ARE THIS MANY

COUNTIES FOUND IN KANSAS.

WHAT ARE 105

COUNTIES?

KANSAS ENTERED THE UNION

(THE UNITED STATES) AS A

"FREE" STATE OR A "SLAVE"

STATE.

WHAT IS FREE STATE?

THE KANSAS TOWN THAT

OPENED THE FIRST PIZZA HUT

IN 1958 AND HELPED MAKE

PIZZA HUT AN INTERNATIONAL

RESTAURANT CHAIN.

WHERE IS WICHITA?

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Response 4

HE WAS A PONY EXPRESS

RIDER, SHARPSHOOTER, AND

INDIAN SCOUT WHO LIVED

MUCH OF HIS LIFE IN KANSAS.

WHO WAS WILLIAM

"BUFFALO BILL" CODY.

CENTRALIA, KANSAS

FOOTBALL PLAYER THAT

PLAYED 5 SEASONS WITH THE

NEW YORK JETS AND 10

SEASON AS A RUNNING BACK

WITH THE WASHINGTON

REDSKINS.

WHO IS JOHN RIGGINS?

OFFICIAL STATE FLOWER

WHAT IS THE

SUNFLOWER? (OR WILD

THE NUMBER STATE WHEN

KANSAS JOINED THE UNITED

STATES.

WHAT IS THE 34TH

STATE?

KANSAS GAINED THIS

NICKNAME BECAUSE OF

VIOLENCE BETWEEN

FREESTATERS AND THE

PROSLAVERY ADVOCATES

DURING THE YEARS BEFORE

THE CIVIL WAR.

WHAT IS "BLEEDING

KANSAS"?

THE SITE OF THE MID

AMERICAN ALL INDIAN CENTER.

WHERE IS WICHITA?

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Response 5

FAMOUS OUTLAW GANG HAD

A HIDEOUT IN MEADE IN 1887.

THEY ALSO TRIED TO ROB 2

BANKS IN COFFEYVILLE AT

ONE TIME.

WHO WAS THE DALTON

GANG?

WICHITA ATHLETE IN 1966 -

67,TRACK STAR BECOMING A

THREE-TIME OLYMPIAN, AND IN

THE 1960'S, SET A NEW

WORLD'S TRACK RECORD FOR

THE MILE.

WHO IS JIM RYUN?

OFFICIAL REPTILE

WHAT IS THE ORNATE

BOX TURTLE?

THE MONTH, DAY AND YEAR

THAT KANSAS BECAME A

STATE.

WHAT IS JANUARY 29,

1861?

THE ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF

THE KANSAS MOTTO "AD

ASTRA PER ASPERA"

WHAT IS "TO THE

STARS THROUGH

THE LOCATION FOR A

RESTORED LOG CABIN ON THE

ACTUAL SITE OF THE ORIGINAL

"LITTLE HOUSE" OF LAURA

INGALLS WILDER.

WHERE IS

INDEPENDENCE?

 CATEGORY:   

PEOPLE AND PLACES INHISTORY

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NAME THE PEOPLE THATSPENT SOME TIME SOUTH OFMARYSVILLE BEFORE BEINGABLE TO CROSS THE FLOODEDRIVER. ( NAME PEOPLE AND THEPLACE)

 Response:   

WHAT IS THE DONNERPARTY AT ALCOVE

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KANSAS HISTORY

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KANSAS TRIVIA

TRIVIA

THE ANSWERS ARE RELATED

TO KANSAS HISTORY.

KANSAS TOWNS

TOWNS

THE QUESTION WILL BE A

KANSAS TOWN.

INTERESTING KANSAS FACTS

KANSAS

FACTS

THE CATEGORY DEALS WITH

FACTS ABOUT KANSAS.

PLACES OR EVENTS

P.E.

THE CATEGORY DEALS WITH

EVENTS OR PLACES IN

KANSAS.

WOMEN IN KANSAS

WOMEN

NAME THE FAMOUS WOMAN IN

KANSAS FOLLOWING THE

CLUE.

KANSAS PLACES

PLACES

GIVE THE PLACE DESCRIBE.

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Response 1

THE MATERIAL EARLY

PIONEERS USED TO MAKE

INEXPENSIVE HOMES WHEN

THEY FIRST SETTLED IN

KANSAS.

WHAT IS SOD? (FOR

HOMES CALLED

THE HOME OF THE KANSAS

COSMOSPHERE AND

DISCOVERY CENTER WITH

OMNIMAX PROJECTION AND

SPACE MUSEUM.

WHERE IS HUTCHINSON?

NAME THE KANSAS COMPANY

THAT MAKES LANTERNS,

TENTS, AND OTHER

RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS.

WHAT IS COLEMAN?

THE SERVICE CALLED WHERE

RIDERS CARRIED THE MAIL

THROUGH MARYSVILLE,

SENECA, AND HOLLENBERY.

ORIGINAL STATION IS IN

MARYSVILLE.

WHAT IS THE PONY

EXPRESS?

THE GOVERNOR OF KANSAS

WHO IS GOVERNOR

KATHLEEN SEBELIUS?

PLACE ABOUT 6 MILES SOUTH

OF MARYSVILLE THAT IS PART

OF THE OREGON TRAIL. IF YOU

SEARCH THERE TODAY YOU

CAN FIND RUTS MADE BY THE

WAGONS.

WHAT IS ALCOVE

SPRINGS?

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Response 2

OUR STATE RANKS 15TH IN

SIZE. THIS IS THE NUMBER OF

SQUARE MILES THERE ARE IN

THE STATE OF KANSAS.

WHAT ARE 82,282

SQUARE MILES?

THE TOWN THAT HOSTS THE

WALNUT BLUE GRASS

FESTIVAL.

WHERE IS WINFIELD?

THE GEOMETRIC SHAPE OF

KANSAS.

WHAT IS A RECTANGLE?

LOCATED NEAR BLUE RAPIDS,

KANSAS, AND MINES AROUND

2000 TONS OF GYPSUM DAILY.

THE GYPSUM DEPOSITS HAVE

A PURITY OF 99%.

WHAT IS GEORGIA

PACIFIC?

AN ACTRESS WHO PLAYED

ETHEL IN THE TELEVISION

COMEDY SERIES OF "I LOVE

LUCY".

WHO IS VIVIAN VANCE?

A TRAIL CROSSING KANSAS

SOIL, AN INDIAN TRADER FIRST

MARKED THIS FAMOUS

CATTLE DRIVE TRAIL FOR HIS

WAGONS. IT WAS NAMED

AFTER HIM.

WHAT IS THE CHISHOLM

TRAILS?

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Response 3

THE IMMIGRANTS THAT CAME

TO KANSAS WITH THE WHEAT

THAT PRODUCED BEST IN

KANSAS.

WHAT ARE RUSSIANS?

THE TOWN WHERE THE

COLORADO-WICHITA

RAILROAD ONCE WENT

THROUGH (THE TOWN BEGINS

WITH THE LETTER "C").

WHERE IS COLWICH?

THE PLANET THAT THE

SCIENTIST FROM BURDETT,

KANSAS, DISCOVERED IN 1930.

WHAT IS PLUTO?

WILLIAM BECKNELL, A

MISSOURI TRADER, WAS THE

FIRST TO FOLLOW THIS TRAIL,

GENERAL ROUTE USED

WAGONS INSTEAD OF PACK

MULES OR HORSE TO TRADE

GOODS.

WHAT IS THE SANTA FE

TRAIL?

IN 1887 SHE WAS THE FIRST

WOMAN ELECTED MAYOR OF

ARGONIA, THE FIRST WOMAN

MAYOR IN THE COUNTRY.

WHO IS SUSANNA

MADORA SALTOR?

THE TRAIL THAT WILLIAM

SUBLETTER TOOK THE FIRST

WAGONS IN 1830 AS THEY

TRAVELED WEST OVER THE

ROCKY MOUNTAINS.

WHAT IS THE OREGON

TRAIL?

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Response 4

THE WHEAT THAT LED TO

KANSAS BECOMING THE

PRINCIPAL WHEAT PRODUCING

STATE IN THE COUNTRY.

WHAT IS HARD RED

TURKEY WHEAT? (OR

THE SMALL TOWN THAT IS

ONE MILE FROM THE

COLORADO-KANSAS STATE

LINE.

WHERE IS KANORADO?

THE INDIAN GROUP KANSAS

GETS ITS NAME FROM.

WHAT IS THE KANSA

INDIANS?

EVENT HELD IN LIBERAL

KANSAS, THE TUESDAY

BEFORE ASH WEDNESDAY

(SHROVE TUESDAY). SAME

EVENT HELD IN OLNEY,

ENGLAND AT THE SAME TIME.

WHAT IS THE

INTERNATIONAL PANCAKE

THE FIRST WOMAN TO SERVE

AS UNITED STATES

TREASURER.

WHO WAS GEORGIA

NEESE CLARK GRAY?

THE FIRST PERMANENT

MILITARY POST WEST OF THE

MISSOURI RIVER.

WHAT IS FORT

LEAVENWORTH?

CLUE 5

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2000 POINTS


Response 5

THIS IS WHAT THE WORD

"KANSAS" MEANS IN THE INDIAN

LANGUAGE.

WHAT IS "PEOPLE OF

THE SOUTH WINDS"?

NAME THE KANSAS TOWN

THAT WAS NEARLY

DESTROYED BY A TORNADO IN

1955.

WHAT IS UDALL,

KANSAS?

THE METHOD DR. BRINKLY

CLAIMED HE COULD PERFORM

TO RESTORE YOUTH.

WHAT IS

TRANSPLANTING GOAT

DODGE CITY WAS ONCE

KNOWN AS THIS BECAUSE

MANY CATTLE DRIVES

STOPPED THERE.

WHAT IS "THE QUEEN

OF THE COWTOWNS"?

THE FIRST FULLY-TRAINED

WOMAN DENTIST IN THE

WORLD. SHE WAS A DENTIST IS

LAWRENCE FROM 1867 TO 1907.

WHO IS LUCY HOBBS

TAYLOR?

AMERICA'S LARGEST FREE

SHOOTING AREA WITH

MIGRATORY BIRD HUNTING

THAT IS LOCATED IN KANSAS.

WHAT IS CHEYENNE

BOTTOMS?

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PEOPLE AND PLACES INHISTORY

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

NAME THE PEOPLE THATSPENT SOME TIME SOUTH OFMARYSVILLE BEFORE BEINGABLE TO CROSS THE FLOODEDRIVER. ( NAME PEOPLE AND THEPLACE)

 Response:   

WHAT IS THE DONNERPARTY AT ALCOVE

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