A columnist of heart and mind

A columnist of heart and mind
Interviewing the animals at Children's Fairyland in Oakland. L-R: Bobo the sheep, Gideon the miniature donkey, me, Tumbleweed Tommy the miniature donkey, Juan the alpaca, Coco the pony

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Davy Crockett Trivia Quiz

1. What is the greenest state in the country?
2. How old was Davy when he killed his first bear?
3. Aside from guns and knives, what other means did Davy use to kill bears?
4. What was the name of Davy's rifle?
5. Which iconic national symbol did Davy repair when he was in Congress?
6. Why was Davy raised in the woods?
7. Who did Disney originally consider for the role before he hired Fess?
8. What business did Fess go into after his movie career was over?
9. Name three of Fess's acting roles post-Davy.
10. What country did Ronald Reagan offer to appoint Fess ambassador to?


1. Tennessee
2. Three
3. He'd grin them to death.
4. Ol' Betsy
5. He patched the crack in the Liberty Bell.
6. So he would learn every tree.
7. James Arness
8. That little old winemaker, him.
9. Daniel Boone, Old Yeller, The Great Locomotive Chase
10. Australia


Renee said...

Wow! I live in Tennessee and did not know it was the greenest state in the country. Love the Davy Crockett Trivia Quiz!

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Bill Elliott said...

I knew all of the answers but like you, I was a kid at the time and Davy Crockett and Georgie Russel played by Buddy Ebson were "must see TV." I think I still have a coonskin cap that I bought later in life because we couldn't afford it at the time.