Subject: AMERICANA

(e.g., Where might you see a Hail Mary pass? Answer: Football game.)

Freshman Level

1. The first signer of the Declaration of Independence.

2. German dirigible that caught fire in Lakehurst, N.J., in 1937.

3. Title of a Woody Guthrie song: "So Long, ____."

Graduate Level

4. The title song of the film "Stormy Weather" became her signature song.

5. What was the profession of Ichabod Crane?

6. Her younger sister is singer Crystal Gayle.

Ph.D. Level

7. "O Captain! My Captain!" was Walt Whitman's elegy to _____.

8. She portrayed matriarch Victoria Barkley on TV's "The Big Valley."

9. Who spluttered the farewell, "That's all, folks"?

Answers:

1. John Hancock.

2. Hindenburg.

3. "So Long, It's Been Good to Know You."

4. Lena Horne.

5. Schoolmaster.

6. Loretta Lynn.

7. Abraham Lincoln.

8. Barbara Stanwyck.

9. Porky Pig.

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