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Who is the Governor of Tennessee?

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Phil Bredesen

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How many consecutive terms can the governor serve?

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The Governor may serve 2 four year terms in a row.

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What are the two houses that make up the General Assembly?

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The House of Representatives and the Senate

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Who is Sullivan County’s State Senator?

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Ron Ramsey

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How many U.S. Senators does Tennessee have?

Each State Elects 2 Senators
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Bill Frist & Lamar Alexander are Tennessee's Senators

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What are the 4-H Colors?

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Green for nature’s most abundant color and White for purity and high ideals

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What was the fourth “H” that was added to the 4-H clover?

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The “H” for Health was added in 1911.

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What is the 4-H Motto?

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“To Make the Best Better”

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Which university oversees the 4-H program in Tennessee?

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The University of Tennessee

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In what city is the National 4-H Center located?

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
(just outside of Washington D.C.)

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What Tennessee frontiersman was killed in the Battle of the Alamo?

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Davy, Davy Crockett King of the Wild Frontier!

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What Tennessee politician ran for President in the last election?

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Al Gore, Jr.

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Three Tennesseans have served as U.S. President. Name two.

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Andrew Johnson Andrew Jackson James K. Polk

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What famous Tennessee singer from Memphis is known as “The King”?

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Elvis Presley

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Who were the first group of people to live in east Tennessee; long before the first white settlers arrived?

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The Cherokee Indians

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What is Tennessee’s State Wild Animal?

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The Raccoon

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What is Tennessee’s State Bird?

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The Mockingbird

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What is Tennessee’s state Flower?

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The Iris

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What is Tennessee’s State Tree?

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Tulip Poplar

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What is Tennessee’s State Gem?

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Freshwater Pearl

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Which city serves as Tennessee’s State Capitol?

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Nashville

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What is Tennessee’s largest city?

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Memphis

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How many states border Tennessee and which ones are they?

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8 States Border Tennessee
Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Virginia

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How many counties are in Tennessee?

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95 Counties

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What is Tennessee’s largest river?

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The Mississippi River

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Tennessee has nearly 200 species of what plant?

Tennessee has nearly 200 species of trees! Only tropical rainforests have more!

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Tennessee gets about 50 inches of this each year. What is it?

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Rainfall

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What are two of Tennessee’s major crops?

Soybeans Tobacco Wheat Corn Cotton Trees

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What mineral is mined chiefly in the Columbia Plateau?

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Coal

Tennessee contains more than 15,000 miles of these. What are they?

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Rivers and Streams

The category is

“Water”
Write down how much you want to wager.

What is Tennessee’s largest lake and how was it formed?

Reelfoot Lake is Tennessee’s largest lake. It was formed by an Earthquake


				
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