Category: Trivia Quiz
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
Name one of the two teams with the most super bowl appearances.
Ans..Dallas and Pittsburg with 8 appearances each
Winner…Tim Quinn, Whitehouse
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
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
In the King James Bible, what book comes right after the book of Hebrews?
Winner…James Poppell, Teaselville
Name the Amarillo born actress who played Morticia on The Addams Family.
Answer: Carolyn Jones
Winner: Rita Salyer of Tyler
Name the last team to win back to back Super Bowls.
Answer: New England Patriots
Winner: Scott Newsom of Tyler
Name the sitcom that entitled it’s two and a half hour finale “Goodbye, Farewell, Amen”?
Winner: Michael Wilson of Big Sandy
Who sang the “Friends” theme song?
Answer: The Rembrandts
Winner: Duffy Monroe of Tyler
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
Name the Major General, who founded the Flying Tigers, who was born in Commerce, Texas.
Ans..Claire Lee Chennault
Winner…Steve Thompson, Tyler
What Pittsburg Steelers great was the first wide receiver to be named Super Bowl MVP?
Winner…Mark Lusk, Tyler
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
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
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
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
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
What auto got its name when two Ford executives discovered that their wives were born under the same Zodiac sign?
Winner…Ramona Lee, Tyler
Name the Florida city whose name translates to “mouth of the mouse” because of its toothy inlet.
Name the woman who the Bible said had seven demons in her.
Ans..Mary Magdalene..Luke 8:2
Winner…C.G. Mata, Overton
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
No quiz..Happy New Year!!
Name the Chanel perfume that first sold in 1920.
Ans..Chanel No. 5
Winners…Patrick Steptoe, Tyler and Bob Terry, Troup
Name the largest land animal in North America.
Ans..The Wood Bison, in Canada, It can weigh up to 2,000 pounds.
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
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!
What was the name of Scrooge’s dead business partner in “A Christmas Carol”?
Winner…Brian Sterling, Chandler
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
According to the book of Revelation, what will the gates of the Holy City me made of?
Winner…John Byers, Tyler
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
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
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
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
On what day of creation was the sun, the moon and the stars created?
Ans..the 4th day..Genesis 1: 14-19
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.
Name the former Washington Redskins running back who was known as “The Diesel”.
Winner…Steve Ashby, Ben Wheeler
Counting Rudolph, How many reindeer does Santa Clause have?
Winner…Marci Newsom, Tyler
What was the first state to recognize Christmas as an official holiday?
Ans..Alabama The tradition began in 1836.
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
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
Name the third baseman who was an American League All-Star eight straight years, beginning in the 1980s.
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
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
What was the name of Andrew’s brother? hint: both were disciples.
Winner…William Johnson, Lindale