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Firestation Auto Trivia Quiz – Questions, Answers and Winners

Friday 1/30
Sam Houston was one of four men to serve as President of the Republic of Texas. Name one of the other ones.
Ans..David G. Burnet, Mirabeau B. Lamar and Anson Jones. Houston served as president on two separate occasions.
Winner…Kate Curtis, Henderson

Thursday 1/29
Name one of the two teams with the most super bowl appearances.
Ans..Dallas and Pittsburg with 8 appearances each
Winner…Tim Quinn, Whitehouse

Wednesday 1/28
How did Cleopatra die in 30 B.C.?
Ans..Cleopatra..Some say she committed suicide from a snake bite and others say she poisoned herself. And some have said she died from poison, but that Augustus had her killed.
Winner…Steve Rainwater, Tyler

Tuesday 1/27
Name one of the only two women whose picture have appeared on U.S. paper currency.
Ans.. Martha Washington was featured by herself on the $1 bill in 1886 as well as with her husband George in the 1896 “educational series.” The only other woman to appear on U.S. paper currency was Pocahontas, who appeared on a $10 bank note in 1869 and a $20 demand note in 1865.
Winner…Douglas Hines, Tyler

Monday 1/26
In the King James Bible, what book comes right after the book of Hebrews?
a..James
Winner…James Poppell, Teaselville

Friday 1/23
Name the Amarillo born actress who played Morticia on The Addams Family.
Answer: Carolyn Jones
Winner: Rita Salyer of Tyler

Thursday 1/22
Name the last team to win back to back Super Bowls.
Answer: New England Patriots
Winner: Scott Newsom of Tyler

Wednesday 1/21
Name the sitcom that entitled it’s two and a half hour finale “Goodbye, Farewell, Amen”?
Answer: M*A*S*H
Winner: Michael Wilson of Big Sandy

Tuesday 1/20
Who sang the “Friends” theme song?
Answer: The Rembrandts
Winner: Duffy Monroe of Tyler

Monday 1/19
What is the last line of the 23rd Psalm?
Answer: And I will dwell in the house of the lord forever
Winner: William Johnson of Lindale

Friday 1/16
Name the Major General, who founded the Flying Tigers, who was born in Commerce, Texas.
Ans..Claire Lee Chennault
Winner…Steve Thompson, Tyler

Thursday 1/15
What Pittsburg Steelers great was the first wide receiver to be named Super Bowl MVP?
Ans..Lynn Swann
Winner…Mark Lusk, Tyler

Wednesday 1/14
Name the singer who holds the record as the female artist with the most County Music Association award nominations.
Ans..Reba McEntire with 49
Winner…Lola Lang, Lindale

Tuesday 1/13
What civil war general’s shoes had to be removed so he could be placed in his undersized coffin?
Ans..Robert E Lee
Winner…Stephen Smiley, Tyler

Monday 1/12
Name the two bodies of water that the children of Israel crossed on dry land.
Ans..The Red Sea and the Jordan River..Exodus 13 and Joshua 1
Winner…Ray Terry, Whitehouse

Friday 1/9
What Texas explosion on March 18th, 1937, killed nearly 300 persons?
Ans..The explosion at the school at New London
Winner…Stephen Hall, Chapel Hill

Thursday 1/8
Name the NFL player with the most Super Bowl Rings, as a player only.
Ans..Charkes Haley. He won five, three with Dallas and two with San Francisco.
“Mean” Joe Green has six. But four of those as a player and the other two while on staff of a Super Bowl winning team.
Winner…Marci Newsom, Tyler

Wednesday 1/7
What auto got its name when two Ford executives discovered that their wives were born under the same Zodiac sign?
Ans..Taurus
Winner…Ramona Lee, Tyler

Tuesday 1/6
Name the Florida city whose name translates to “mouth of the mouse” because of its toothy inlet.
Ans..Boca Raton
Winner…Breck Watson,Tyler

Monday 1/5
Name the woman who the Bible said had seven demons in her.
Ans..Mary Magdalene..Luke 8:2
Winner…C.G. Mata, Overton

Friday 1/2
What animals were introduced into Texas in 1856 to provide transportation to Army soldiers?
Ans..camels The failure of camels in Texas was due to the nature of the beasts. They smelled horrible, frightened horses, and were detested by handlers accustomed to the more docile mules.
Winner…Gene Strickland, Tyler

Thursday 1/1
No quiz..Happy New Year!!

Wednesday 12/31
Name the Chanel perfume that first sold in 1920.
Ans..Chanel No. 5
Winners…Patrick Steptoe, Tyler and Bob Terry, Troup

Tuesday 12/30
Name the largest land animal in North America.
Ans..The Wood Bison, in Canada, It can weigh up to 2,000 pounds.
Winner…No Winner

Monday 12/29
Name the book of the Bible that contains a threat against anyone adding to it or taking away from it.
Ans..Revelation 22: 18,19
Winner…Teresa Byers, Tyler

Friday 12/26
In what city will you find the oldest medical school in Texas?
ans…Galveston where the University of Texas Medical Branch was established in 1891.

Thursday 12/25 No quiz. Merry Christmas!

Wednesday 12/24
What was the name of Scrooge’s dead business partner in “A Christmas Carol”?
ans..Jacob Marley
Winner…Brian Sterling, Chandler

Tuesday 12/23
What legendary actor narrated the 1966 TV special, that still airs today, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”?
ans..Boris Karloff, star of “Frankenstein” and other horror classics.
Winner…Ken Burns, Tyler

Monday 12/22
According to the book of Revelation, what will the gates of the Holy City me made of?
ans..pearls..Revelation 21:21
Winner…John Byers, Tyler

Friday 12/19
According to the Texas Historical Association, what is the oldest continually operating institution of higher education in Texas?
ans..Baylor university, founded in 1845. Second on the list is Southwestern University in Georgetown.
Winner…Steve Heigrick, Tyler

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”?
Ans..Max
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?
Ans..nine
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

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