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Centennial Quiz - September 28, 2008

1. A mulberry tree and a windmill once stood on the corner of 50th Street and Indiana Avenue. On which ranch was that parcel of land a part of?
a. IOA Ranch
b. Skillet Ranch
c. XIT Ranch
d. Pitchfork Ranch

2. True or false?
The mulberry tree mentioned above had to be cut down in the late 1990s because it had become diseased and could not be saved. The tree was 75 years old.

3. What former radio personality conducted man-on-the-street interviews for KFYO-AM and later became a state representative for Lubbock?
a. Joe Robbins
b. R.B. “Mac”McAlister
c. Wes Youngblood
d. Max Mott

4.True or false?
The Brittany restaurants in Lubbock required patrons to call in their orders over a telephone at their table or booth.

Answers:

1. A mulberry tree and a windmill once stood on the corner of 50th Street and Indiana Avenue. On which ranch was that parcel of land a part of?

b. Skilllet Ranch

2. The mulberry tree mentioned above had to be cut down in the late 1990s because it had become diseased and could not be saved. The tree was 75 years old.

False. The tree was 104 years old.

3. What former radio personality conducted man-on-the-street interviews for KFYO-AM and later became a state representative for Lubbock?

b. R.B. “Mac” McAlister

4. The Brittany restaurants in Lubbock required patrons to call in their orders over a telephone at their table or booth.

True


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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