Quiz 4: Test your knowledge of Anniston's history
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1. The geographic center of Anniston is marked with a disc at:

(a) Fifth and Quintard

(b) 17th and Noble.

(c) 10th and Noble

(d) Fifth and Leighton

2. What’s the name of the state’s distance learning program, which is designed to connect teachers and students across cyberspace?

(a) ACCESS: Alabama Connecting Classrooms Educators and Students Statewide

(b) READS: Reading Education and Development System

(c) ACT: Alabama Cooperative Technology

(d) SMART: Statewide Math and Reading Technology

3. Before the Woodstock 5K wound along the streets near Anniston High School, this footrace was inspired by the Shakespeare festival and followed much of the same route in the early 1980s:

(a) Bill’s Morning Run

(b) The Globe Trot

(c) Mid-Summer Morn’s 5,000

(d) Run for the Arts

4. Daniel Tyler and Sam Noble modeled Anniston’s Opera House after this classic performance hall:

(a) New York’s Carnegie Hall

(b) London’s Covent Garden

(c) Memphis’s Orpheum Theatre

(d) New York’s Winter Garden

5. Anniston’s population in 1890 was:

(a) 10,000

(b) 5,000

(c) 20,000

(d) 1,500

6. By 2025, the number of Calhoun County residents over age 65 will be:

(a) 22,520

(b) 15,000

(c) 4,500

(d) 30,000

7. This state-legislated entity made it possible to set aside part of Coldwater Mountain as a park:

(a) Alabama Preservation Land Trust

(b) Forever Wild Land Trust

(c) Cahaba Wilderness Act

(d) Alabama Department of Environmental Management

8. Anniston hosted this youth sports championship this year:

(a) Dixie Pee Wee Football Championship

(b) Alabama Youth Soccer Association Championship

(c) Sunbelt Indoor Tennis Federation Championship

(d) Dixie Youth Baseball Majors State Tournament

9. The summer concert series at McClellan is headlined by:

(a) The Jacksonville State University Marching Southerners

(b) The Alabama Symphony Orchestra

(c) The Gadsden City Symphony

(d) The Montgomery Chamber Orchestra

10. Phase I of the Eastern Parkway is scheduled to be completed in:

(a) 2025

(b) 2015

(c) 2010

(d) Your guess is as good as ours

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