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Centennial Quiz - December 14, 2008

1. What is the oldest retail business in Lubbock and is actually one year older than the city?
a. Dunlap's
b. Furr's Cafeterias
c. Bowman Lumber Co.
d. American State Bank

2. True or false?
Lubbock is almost exactly halfway between Dallas and Albuquerque, N.M.

3. How big is Lubbock in square miles?
a. 97.2 square miles
b. 54.4 square miles
c. 104.6 square miles
d. 110.8 square miles

4.True or false?
Lubbock's geographic location is North Latitude: 33 degrees, 39 minutes, 5 seconds; West Longtitude: 101 degrees, 49 minutes, 33 seconds.

Answers:

1.What is the oldest retail business in Lubbock and is actually one year older than the city?

c. Bowman Lumber Co. was established in Lubbock in 1908.

2. Lubbock is almost exactly halfway between Dallas and Albuquerque, N.M.

True. It is 321 miles from Lubbock to Albuquerque and 322 miles from Lubbock to Dallas.

3. How big is Lubbock in square miles?

c. 104.6 square miles

4. Lubbock's geographic location is North Latitude: 33 degrees, 39 minuts, 5 seconds; West Longtitude: 101 degrees, 49 minutes, 33 seconds.

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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