Quiz

Legendary Quiz
Below are two quizzes for additional fun while you are learning about Kansas legends! There is an elementary version for kids 4th grade and under and an advanced version for 5th grade and above (including adults). Make your experience even more educational by completing these fun quizzes before or after your trip to Legends Outlets. The answers can be found on site by touring the legends or by using a list of Kansas Legends featured at Legends Outlets (click here).
Legendary Quiz - Elementary Version

Below is a sample of the elementary quiz recommended for 4th grade and below.
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A Legendary Quiz of Kansas Legends
Elementary Version (Recommended
for 4th Grade and Below)

1. In what city is The Legends located?
A. Kansas City, Kansas         
B. Kansas City, Missouri
C. Overland Park, Kansas     
D. Wyandotte County, Kansas

2. What type of music is Kansas City famous for?
A. Swing    
B. Jazz    
C. Blues     
D. All of the above.

3. Name one of the greatest and most successful professional golfers that is from Mission Hills, Kansas:
A. Tiger Woods                   
B. Tom Watson
C. George Brett                   
D. Arnold Palmer

4. Name the first African-American coach in Major League Baseball from Kansas City:
A. Hank Aaron         
B. Jackie Robinson
C. Buck O'Neil         
D. None of the above

5. Name the inventor of basketball that was also a professor and physician at Kansas University:
A. Dr. John Nilly                    
B. Albert Einstein
C. Alexander Graham Bell         
D. Dr. James Naismith

6. Name the astronomer that discovered Pluto after studying the night sky from his boyhood home in Burdett, Kansas:
A. Clyde Vernon Cessna
B. Jack St. Clair Kilby
C. Clyde Tombaugh
D. Walter Chrysler

7. Name the aviator from Atchison, Kansas that was the first woman passenger to cross the Atlantic by plane:
A. Lynette Woodward
B. Amelia Earhart
C. Elizabeth Layton
D. Gwendolyn Brooks

8. Name the Marshall of Dodge City that is known for "laying down the law" and the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona:
A. Wyatt Earp
B. Doc Holliday
C. Bat Masterson
D. Virgil Earp

9. What are these Kansas state symbols?
Kansas state amphibian _________________________
Kansas state animal _________________________
Kansas state insect _________________________
Kansas state bird _________________________
Kansas state reptile _________________________
Kansas state tree _________________________
Kansas state flower _________________________

10. What was the first national hamburger chain which was founded in Wichita, Kansas in 1921?
A. McDonald's     
B. Wendy's    
C. White Castle    
D. Burger King

11. Who was the 34th President of the United States that was raised in Abilene, Kansas?
A. Herbert Hoover
B. Dwight D. Eisenhower
C. Abraham Lincoln
D. Theodore Roosevelt

12. Who was the artist that started at the age of 68 and was nicknamed "Grandma"?
A. Elizabeth Layton
B. Mona Lisa
C. Susanna Madora Salter
D. Carol Marinovich
Legendary Quiz - Advanced Version
Below is a sample of the advanced Legends quiz recommended for 5th grade and above
Click here to print a pdf version of the quiz.
Click here to print a pdf version of the quiz with answers.

A Legendary Quiz of Kansas Legends
Advanced Version (Recommended for 5th Grade & Above)

1. In what city is The Legends located?

2. Name three types of music that Kansas City is famous for.

3. Name one of the greatest and most successful professional golfers that is from Mission Hills, Kansas.

4. Name the first African-American coach in Major League Baseball from Kansas City.

5. Name the inventor of basketball that was also a professor and physician at Kansas University.

6. Name the astronomer that discovered Pluto after studying the night sky from his boyhood home in Burdett, Kansas.

7. Name the aviator from Atchison, Kansas that was the first woman passenger to cross the Atlantic by plane.

8. Name the Marshall of Dodge City that is known for "laying down the law" and the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona

9. What are these Kansas state symbols?
Kansas state amphibian _________________________
Kansas state animal _________________________
Kansas state insect _________________________
Kansas state bird _________________________
Kansas state reptile _________________________
Kansas state tree _________________________
Kansas state flower _________________________
10. What was the first national hamburger chain which was founded in Wichita, Kansas in 1921?

11. Who was the 34th President of the United States that was raised in Abilene, Kansas?

12. Who was the artist that started at the age of 68 and was nicknamed "Grandma"?

13. Name the Alto saxophonist jazz musician from Parson Kansas that was nicknamed "Yardbird".

14. Name the nation's first woman mayor.

15. Name the Nobel Prize winner in2000 that invented the microchip from Great Bend, Kansas.
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