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Adolph Rupp: Quiz

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Question 1: In July, ________ Rupp was hired as Vice President of the Board of the Kentucky Colonels of the American Basketball Association.
1973197119721970

Question 2: Rupp was born outside Halstead, ________, to Mennonite German immigrants, the fourth of six children.
IllinoisColoradoMissouriKansas

Question 3: Rupp died at age 76 in Lexington, Kentucky, on December 10, 1977, on a night that Kentucky defeated his alma mater, Kansas, at ________ in Lawrence, Kansas.
Kansas JayhawksSunflower ShowdownKansas Jayhawks men's basketballAllen Fieldhouse

Question 4: After high school, Rupp attended the ________ from 1919–1923.
University of MissouriIowa State UniversityUniversity of KansasUniversity of Colorado at Boulder

Question 5: In April, ________ Rupp was named as Team President of the Memphis Pros, soon to become the Memphis Tams, of the American Basketball Association.
1973197219711970

Question 6: Assisting Allen during that time was his former coach and inventor of the game of basketball, ________, who Rupp also got to know well during his time in Lawrence.
James NaismithDean SmithRoy Williams (coach)Adolph Rupp

Question 7: Adolph Frederick Rupp (September 2, 1901–December 10, 1977) was one of the most successful coaches in the history of American ________.
College basketballCollege footballCollege soccerNational Collegiate Athletic Association

Question 8: Rupp's Kentucky teams also finished ranked #1 on six occasions in the final ________ college basketball poll and four times in the United Press International (Coaches) poll.
Associated PressYahoo!United StatesNew Jersey







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