Quiz 3: Test your knowledge of Anniston's history
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1. Year base-closing commissioned voted to close Fort McClellan:

(a.) 1989

(b.) 1990

(c.) 1995

2. In March 1993 this unusual weather event came to town:

(a.) A hail storm that lasted more than 30 minutes.

(b.) A blizzard that left more than a foot of snow

(c.) A rainbow that seemingly stretched from Coldwater Mountain to Mount Cheaha.

3. Which of these was not an Anniston private school in the late 1800s/early 1900s:

(a.) The Noble Institute

(b.) Alabama Military Institute

(c.) McClellan Academy

4. In 1911, school board member Alfred L. Tyler offered this as reward for the best student essay:

(a.) $10 in gold

(b.) Right to have name on school building

(c.) Suit of clothes

5. Anniston City Schools unveiled this new concept in 1970:

(a.) Co-ed PE classes

(b.) Wall-less classroom spaces

(c.) Computer-assisted teaching

6. Alabama Shakespeare Festival's first production in Anniston:

(a.) A Comedy of Errors

(b.) As You Like It

(c.) Henry V

7. In 1989, Anniston High won the state championship in this sport:

(a.) Softball

(b.) Wrestling

(c.) Football

8. City that lured Alabama Shakespeare Festival away from Anniston in the early 1980s:

(a.) Mobile

(b.) Montgomery

(c.) Florence

9. The mascot of Anniston's first professional baseball team:

(a.) The Rams

(b.) The Hot Blasters

(c.) The Nobles

10. In the late 1940s Anniston established this annual football contest, first between college teams and eventually among top high school squads:

(a.) The Gravy Bowl

(b ) The Model Bowl

(c.) The Turkey Bowl

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