Category: Trivia Quiz
What Actor Lou Diamond Phillips’ wife left him for what rock star?
Ans..Melissa Etheridge..They have now seperated.
Winner…Brian Tuttle, Tyler
How many times did Jesus find his disciples sleeping when he was praying in the Garden of Gethsemane?
Ans..three..Matthew 26: 36-46
Winner…Jack Gaunt, Lindale
On November 9, 1881, what government building in Austin was destroyed by fire?
Ans..the state capitol
Winner…Patty Long, Tyler
What Grand Slam tennis tournament is held every January?
ans..The Australian Open
Winner…Dustin Phillips, Tyler
What continent is cut into nearly two fairly equal pieces by the Tropic of Capricorn?
Winner…Eddy Moose, Tyler
Name the singer whose biggest song was the 1966 recording “Giddyup-Go.” It was an answer to Red Sovine’s “Giddyup-Go”
Name the person in the Bible who had 700 wives.
Ans..King Solomon..1 Kings Chapter 11
Winner…Hunter Hutto, Gilmer
Name the Texas native who sang the title song on the television series “Dukes of Hazzard.”
Ans..Waylon Jennings..He was born on a farm near Littlefield, Texas, northeast of Lubbock, in Lamb County
Winner…James Savage, Lindale
Who set a major league record for fewest errors by a shortstop, with 3, in 1990.
Ans..Cal Ripkin Jr.
Winner…John Graham, Rusk
What was the first war in which one jet plane shot down another jet?
Ans..The Korean War
Winner…Brad Low, Tyler
What brand name for petroleum jelly comes from the German word for water and the Greek word for oil?
Winner…Scott Newsom, Tyler
How many days was Jesus on Earth after his resurrection?
Ans..40 days…Acts 1:3
Winner…John Byers, Tyler
No Quiz..Happy Independence Day
Name the first father-son duo to hit back-to-back homers in an MLB game. They did it in 1990.
Ans.. Ken Griffey Sr. and Ken Griffey Jr.
Winner…Buddy Furqueron, Whitehouse
Where in your body is your patella?
Ans…knee..It’s the kneecap
Winner…Slade Hogan, Gilmer
What was the name of the Italian cruise ship hijacked by Palestinian terrorists in October 1985?
Ans.. Achille Lauro.
Winner…Pat Elva, Tyler
Who named all living creatures God created?
Winner…William Johnson, Lindale
For what reason is Cynthia Ann Parker known in Texas history?
Ans..In 1836, at the age of 9, she was captured by Indians in Limestone County and remained with them for almost 25 years. She forgot white ways and became thoroughly Comanche. She was captured, along with two ‘other’ Indians by Texas rangers in 1860. She was the mother to Quanah Parker, the last ‘free’ Comanche Chief.
Winner…Joe Fields, Troup
Who did coach Jimmy Johnson call “The best north-south runner” he’d ever seen?
Winner…Wes McMillan, Bullard
What slogan did Theodore Roosevelt coin after drinking a cup of coffee brewed at the Maxwell House hotel?
Ans.. “It’s good to the last drop.”
Winner…Marci Newsom, Tyler
What was the name of the Academy award winning song from Walt Disney’s “Song of the South.”
ans..Zip-A-Dee-DooDah..It was sung by James Baskett
Winner…Michael Wilson, Big Sandy
Name the Bible character who cooked his bread over cow dung.
Ans…James Latham, Kilgore
Name the Austin, Texas born actor who has appeared in such films as “9 to 5,” “Tootsie” and “War Games.”
Winner…John Wetzel, Flint
What two pens are still standing if a bowler has rolled a “Woolworth”?
Ans..the 5 and 10
Winner…Duffie Monroe, Tyler
What’s the top apple producing state in the United States?
Ans..Washington..It grows almost 2/3 of the apples grown in the nation
Winner…James Palmer, Tyler
What crime fighter said the reason he never married was “because God had made a woman like Eleanor Roosevelt”?
Ans..FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover
Winner…W.H Harbour, Tyler
Where did plants start growing when streams of water came up from the ground?
Ans…The Garden of Eden..Genesis 2: 5-6
Winner…Ray Terry, Whitehouse
What is the largest county in Texas?
Answer: Brewster County in West Texas
Winner: Kenneth Medlin of Red Springs
Who was the only college football player to win the Heisman Trophy twice?
Answer: Ohio State’s Archie Griffin
Winner: Ann Baldwin of Ft. Worth
What army was once known as the Christian Revival Association?
Answer: The Salvation Army
Winner: Donna Reeves of New Harmony
In the TV series Magnum PI, what was Magnum’s first name?
Winner: Shae Harky of Red Springs
Why did Moses wear a veil over his face after he was given the Ten Commandments?
Answer: His face glowed.
Winner: Matt Cannon of Henderson
Name the two U.S. Presidents who died in Texas.
ans..JFK in 1963 and LBJ in 1973
Winner…Barron McLemore, Nacogdoches
This sports scandal was known as Skategate; what figure skater was stripped of her 1994 U.S. title after conspiring to physically eliminate what competitor?
ans.. Tonya Harding was the villain, Nancy Kerrigan the victim
Winner…Tim Quinn, Whitehouse
Name the senator whose adultery scandal caused him to drop out of the 1988 presidential race.
Winner…Will Apple, White Oak
Name the singer who survived a head on crash at 160 miles an hour while competing in the Charlotte 500 in 1974.
Ans..Marty Robbins..He crashed on purpose to keep from T-boning a car that was one of four involved in a wreck.
Who sold his birthright to his brother Jacob for a meal?
Ans…Esau..Genesis 25: 31-34
Winner…Mike Wright, Whitehouse
The deadliest tornado ever to hit Texas took place on May 11, 1953. What city did it hit?
ans..Waco. The storm hit around 4:00pm that Mother’s Day. It killed 114 persons and injured nearly 600.
Winner…Sandra Woods, Tyler
Name the women’s Defending French Open champion who was eliminated in the French Open yesterday.
Winner…Holly Tennison, Flint
Name the first actress to get one million dollars for a movie role.
Ans..Elizabeth Taylor for Cleopatra in 1963
Winner…Teresa Byers, Tyler
In the book of Revelation, what happens when the 7th seal is opened?
ans..There is silence for half an hour
Winner…Bill Stenger, Big Sandy
Special Programming-No Quiz
What 1984 movie filmed in Dallas starred Sally Field as a sheriff’s widow?
ans..Places in the Heart
Winner…Rick Carpenter, Rowlett
The Wimbledon singles tennis championship was dominated 16 times in the 19 years from 1978 through 1996, by two women. Name one of them.
Ans.. Martina Navratilova, U.S.A. / Steffi Graf, Germany
Winner…Dwight Lollar, Van