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Centennial Quiz - November 30, 2008

1. What was the name of the seafood restaurant in the Red Bud Square shopping center on Slide Road?
a. Zuider Zee
b. Seven Seas
c. Fish 'n More
d. Sutphen's

2. True or false?
Texas Tech offensive end Dave Parks, an all-American in 1963, was the first player selected in the 1964 NFL draft.

3. United Supermarkets formerly competed against what two grocery chains?
a. Thriftway and Ralph's
b. Piggly Wiggly and Furr's
c. Winn-Dixie and Tom Thumb
d. Food Mart and HEB

4.True or false?
The formal opening and dedication of the National Ranching Heritage Center was held in 1965.

Answers:

1.What was the name of the seafood restaurant in the Red Bud Square shopping center on Slide Road?

a. Zuider Zee

2. Texas Tech offensive end Dave Parks, an all-American in 1963, was the first player selected in the 1964 NFL draft.

True. Parks was selected by the San Francisco 49ers.

3. United Supermarkets formerly competed against what two grocery chains?

b. Piggly Wiggly and Furr's

4. The formal opening and dedication of the National Ranching Heritage Center was held in 1965.

False. Although efforts began in 1966 to start the center and the first building arrived on the site in 1970, the formal opening and dedication weren't held until July, 1976.


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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