Get Your Kicks On Route 66

Question: Do you ever plan to motor west? Suggestion: Then take my way. It's the highway that's the best! Answer: Get your kicks -- on Route 66. Do you know it? You've sung it a jillion times, but could you leave Chicago and wind up in L.A.?

Here's everything you need to know about "motoring west". So sit back, relax, put yourself behind the wheel of that '64 Le Mans, think back to that night when you pounded a few Schlitz' and you and that chick watched the submarine races ... what was her name? Oh well, there's that song again ... think I'll head to California ...

Created by: Richard Barron

  1. "It winds from ____..."
  2. "... to ______."
  3. "More than _____ miles all the way."
  4. "Well it winds thru _______."
  5. "_______ Missouri."
  6. "___________ is oh so pretty."
  7. "gonna see ________."
  8. "________ New Mexico."
  9. "________ Arizona."
  10. "Don't forget ________."
  11. "_________".
  12. "_________."
  13. "__________."
  14. The route crosses eight states. Which of these is not a Route 66 state.
  15. "We're going 66 on Route 66" said one chemical engineer to another while testing a new gasoline in the late 1920's. It led to the name of which petroleum company?
  16. From start to finish, what was the actual mileage of the route?
  17. John Steinbeck wrote his famous book "The Grapes of Wrath" about displaced farm workers brought to California via Route 66 because of what event?
  18. John Steinbeck pinned a name on Route 66 in The "Grapes Of Wrath". What was it?
  19. The song "Get Your Kicks on Route 66" was written by Jazz musician Bobby Troupe in 1946. Who recorded it first -- it was one of his biggest hits.
  20. Route 66 was decommissioned (removed from the US Highway System) on June 27, ____.
  21. Route 66 crossed which state for the fewest total miles.
  22. Route 66 crossed which state for the most total miles?
  23. The song "Route 66" was recorded by numerous artists. Which of these did not record a version of it?
  24. Between 1960 and 1964 CBS ran a show by the name of "Route 66". Starring Martin Milner and George Maharis as two guys seeking adventure along the highway, what was their famous "ride"?
  25. Route 66 was mentioned in many songs. One was this line from what song? "here I am walking up sixty-six/ wish she hadn't done me that way."
  26. Which movie, set in a fictional town located on Route 66, was originally to be named "Route 66" but had its name changed to avoid confusion with the TV show?
  27. That movie is set in the town of Radiator Springs, which was based largely on which two towns along the route that saw a rapid decline when I-40 opened in the early 1970s?
  28. What famous movie character leaves Walley World to get a gun at the real-life western end of Route 66 in Santa Monica?

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