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Firestation Auto Trivia Quiz – Questions, Answers and Winners

Thursday 12/18
Name one of the three Dallas Cowboy quarterbacks in their first season in 1960.
ans..Eddie LeBaron, Don Meredith and Don Heinrich
Winner…Gary Salyer, Troup

Wednesday 12/17
What was the name of the dog that belonged to the Grinch in Dr. Seuss’ book “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”?
Winner…Joe McNamara, Longview

Tuesday 12/16
What do Janice and Jen want for Christmas in the song It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas?
Ans.. Dolls that will talk and will go for a walk
Is the hope of Janice and Jen;
Winner…Allen Branham, Longview

Monday 12/15
On what day of creation was the sun, the moon and the stars created?
Ans..the 4th day..Genesis 1: 14-19
Winner…No Winner

Friday 12/12
Name the largest national forest in Texas.
Ans..Sam Houston National Forest-162,984 acres. Second is the Sabine National Forest, Third is Angelina National Forest and fourth is Davy Crockett National Forest.
Winner…No Winner

Thursday 12/11
Name the former Washington Redskins running back who was known as “The Diesel”.
Ans..John Riggins
Winner…Steve Ashby, Ben Wheeler

Wednesday 12/10
Counting Rudolph, How many reindeer does Santa Clause have?
Winner…Marci Newsom, Tyler

Tuesday 12/9
What was the first state to recognize Christmas as an official holiday?
Ans..Alabama The tradition began in 1836.
Winner…No Winner

Monday 12/8
What is the first beatitude?
Ans..Blessed are the poor in spirit:for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:3
Winner…Ken Popplewell, Teaselville

Friday 12/5
Name the Texan who won four Grammy Awards in 1964, including song of the year, “Dang Me.”
Ans..Roger Miller He was born in Fort Worth in 1936 and died in 1992.
Winner…Steve Rainwater, Tyler

Thursday 12/4
Name the third baseman who was an American League All-Star eight straight years, beginning in the 1980s.
Ans..Wade Boggs
Winner…No Winner

Wednesday 12/3
Name the Christmas song, said to be the best selling single of all times, that appeared in the 1942 film “Holiday Inn.”
Ans..White Christmas It was written by Irving Berlin
Winner…Curtis Thompson, Flint

Tuesday 12/2
On what continent can you find the active volcano Mount Erebus?
Ans..Antarctica..It is the second highest volcano in Antarctica and southernmost volcano on the earth. It’s also the most active volcano in Antarctica.
Winner…W.H. Harbour, Tyler

Monday 12/1
What was the name of Andrew’s brother? hint: both were disciples.
ans..Peter..Matthew 4:18
Winner…William Johnson, Lindale

Friday 11/28
Name the Texas born TV and movie star who ended a weekly TV show by tugging on their left ear lobe.
Ans..Carol Burnett. She was born in San Antonio in 1933. She tugged on her ear lobe as a message to her grandmother who raised her.
Winner…Ron Nowell, Whitehouse

Thursday 11/27 No Quiz Happy Thanksgiving!

Wednesday 11/26
What product’s 1995 ads featured Vanna White, Lauren Bacall and Christie Brinkly with mustaches?
Winner…John Byers, Tyler

Tuesday 11/25
What Holiday is celebrated in Canada on the second Monday in October?
Ans..Thanksgiving Day..It celebrates the harvest and other blessings of the past year.
Winner…Rose Marie Kroscher, Longview

Monday 11/24
Who is thought to have written the book of Lamentations?
Ans..It is believed to have been written by the “weeping prophet,” Jeremiah.
Winner…Duffie Monroe, Tyler

Friday 11/21
In what town was the first battle of the Texas Revolution fought?
Ans..Gonzaels on October 2, 1835
Winner…Jesse Gobea, Jacksonville

Thursday 11/20
What tennis player was the first female named Athlete of the Year by Sports illustrated in 1972?
Ans..Billie Jean King
Winner…Charles Richter, Red Springs

Wednesday 11/19
What singer’s February birthday is a national holiday in Jamaica?
Ans.. Bob Marley
Winner…Trey Casper, Tyler

Tuesday 11/18
What was the surname of the French brothers who started making bicycle tires in 1888?
Winner…Tom Ward, Chapel Hill

Monday 11/17
How did King Saul die?
ans..He committed suicide. He fell on his own sword. 1 Chronicles 10:4
Winner…C.G. Mata, Overton

Friday 11/14
What is the largest freshwater fish in Texas?
Ans..Alligator Gar… The state record is 302 pounds, caught in the Nueces River by T C Pierce.
Winner..Brek Watson, Tyler

Thursday 11/13
What Steeler great led the NFL in touchdowns for the 1970s with 72?
Ans..Franco Harris
Winner…Richard Rockwell, Tyler

Wednesday 11/12
What movie caused Uma Thurman to say, “To dance with Travolta was like being able to do a western with John Wayne”?
Ans..Pulp Fiction
Winner…Doug Rankin, White Oak

Tuesday 11/11
What flower family is the apple a member of?
Ans..the rose family. Apples, quinces, pears, peaches, plums, apricots, cherries, blackberries, raspberries and strawberries — whether wild or cultivated — are all relatives of the roses.
Winner…Douglas Hine, Tyler

Monday 11/10
Name the Bible character who was buried in a potter’s field.
Ans..Judas Iscariot..Matthew 27:3-10
Winner…Randy Camp, Whitehouse

Friday 11/7
Name the longest river in Texas.
The Rio Grande..It is nearly 1,900 miles long, 1,245 miles of that is along the Texas-Mexico border. It starts in the the mountains of southern Colorado and flows into the Gulf of Mexico. The second longest river in Texas is the Red River. Number 3 on the list is the Brazos River.
Winner…Michael Wilson, Big Sandy

Thursday 11/6
Name the Lakers’ coach who had been an 11th round pick in the 1967 NFL draft?
Ans..Pat Riley: He was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys as a receiver.
Winner…Bobby Long, Tyler

Wednesday 11/5
Name the TV show that had over 1000 guests as passengers over 9 seasons starting in 1977.
Answer: The Love Boat
Winner: Jonathan Burnest of Tyler

Tuesday 11/4
What Milton Bradley game took off after millions watched Johnny Carson and Eva Gabor play it in 1966?
Winner…Renee Rice, Longview

Monday 11/3
In the King James Bible, What book comes right after Psalms?
Winner…Teresa Byers, Tyler

Friday 10/31
Name the Amarillo-born actress/dancer who appeared in such movies as Singing in the Rain (1952), The Band Wagon (1953), Brigadoon (1954) and Silk Stockings (1957).
ans..Cyd Charisse..She was a sickly girl who started dancing lessons at the age of 6 to build up her strength after a bout with polio.
Winner…No Winner

Thursday 10/30
What color flag is waved at a race car driver with a mechanical problem that endangers others?
Winner…Ken Popplewell, Teaselville

Wednesday 10/29
What product is known for sponsoring the “rotten Sneaker Contest”?
Winner…Eric Sullivan, Henderson

Tuesday 10/28
Where in Beijing did Chinese students build a Goddess of Democracy in May, 1989?
Ans..Tiananmen Square
Winner…Quentin Norton, Van

Monday 10/27
What was the name of the apostle who was shipwrecked three different times?
Ans..Paul..2 Corinthians 11:25
Winner…Bill Cooper, Tyler

Friday 10/24
What notorious female outlaw of the 1870s and 1880s lived near Dallas at one time?
ans..John Byers, Tyler

Thursday 10/23
Name the lightweight boxing champ of the 1990s who was nicknamed “the Golden Boy.”
Ans..Oscar de la Hoya
Winner…Jerry Satterfield, Chandler

Wednesday 10/22
Name the first lawyer to become first lady.
Ans..Hillary Rodham Clinton
Winner…Jack Brown, Tyler

Tuesday 10/21
Name the Airline that started out as the first crop-dusting outfit to battle boll weevils.
Ans..Delta Airlines..It started out as Huff Daland Dusters, Incorporated in in Macon, Georgia in 1924. Collett E. Woolman, one of the original directors, purchased the company on September 13, 1928, and renamed it Delta Air Service. It began carrying passengers on June 17, 1929.
Winner…Duffie Monroe, Tyler

Monday 10/20
What was the name of Moses’ brother?
Ans..Aaron..Exodus 7:1
Winner…Jacob Evick, Tyler

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