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Centennial Quiz - April 27, 2008

1. In the mid-1940s, a miniature golf course was located on College Avenue (now University) between 16th and 19th streets. What was it called?
a. Benson’s
b. Carter’s
c. Armstrong’s
d. Randall’s

2. True or false?
The contract for the first sidewalk in Lubbock was approved in 1920.

3. What rock ’n’ roll singer was once a student at Lubbock Christian University?
a. Buddy Holly
b. Roy Orbison
c. Meat Loaf
d. David Lee Roth

4. True or false?
The Lubbock High School marching band was once all male.

Answers:

1. In the mid-1940s, a miniature golf course was located on College Avenue (now University) between 16th and 19th streets. What was it called?

c. Armstrong’s

2. The contract for the first sidewalk in Lubbock was approved in 1920.

False. The first sidewalk contract was approved on July 10, 1911.

3. What rock ’n’ roll singer was once a student at Lubbock Christian University?

c. Meat Loaf

4. The Lubbock High School marching band was once all male.

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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