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Centennial Quiz - March 8, 2009

1. What was Lubbock's population according to the 1910 Census?
a. Below 1,000
b. Below 2,000
c. Below 500
d. Below 200

2. True or false?
Lubbock is closer to Houston than it is to Denver, Colo.

3. In what arena did the Texas Tech Lady Raiders win the NCAA national championship in women's basketball in 1993?
a. Reunion Arena in Dallas
b. Hemisfair Arena in San Antonio
c. Madison Square Garden in New York
d. The Omni in Atlanta, Ga.

4.True or false?
In 1928, James W. Crowley, director of the Lubbock High School band, announced the formation of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra.

Answers:

1. What was Lubbock's population according to the 1910 Census?

b. Below 2,000. Lubbock's population was listed as 1,938.

2. Lubbock is closer to Houston than it is to Denver, Colo.

False. Denver is 544 miles from Lubbock, while Houston is 581 miles away.

3. In what arena did the Texas Tech Lady Raiders win the NCAA national championship in women's basketball in 1993?

D. The Omni in Atlanta, Ga.

4. In 1928, James W. Crowley, director of the Lubbock High School band, announced the formation of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra.

True. However, Crowley's efforts to actually form the orchestra failed.


Do you know of a little-known or fun fact about Lubbock that we can feature in our centennial quiz? If so, send them to Dave Daniel, A-J news editor, at david.daniel@lubbockonline.com.

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