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Firestation Auto Trivia Quiz – Questions, Answers and Winners

Friday 2/27
Name the Lubbock native who recorded such songs as “Baby Don’t Get Hooked On Me” and “Stop and Smell the Roses.”
Ans…Mac Davis
Winner…Ronnie Davis, Lindale

Thursday 2/26
What team was lead to Super Bowls VII and VIII by their “no name defense”?
Ans..The Miami Dolphins
Winner…Joe McNamara, Longview

Wednesday 2/25
What is an ambulatory camisole better known as in mental hospitals?
Ans..a straight jacket
Winner…Buddy Furqueron, Whitehouse

Tuesday 2/24
Name the library that boasts 600 miles of shelves.
Ans..The Library of Congress
Winner…Brent Little, Tyler

Monday 2/23
What type of wood did Noah use to build the ark?
Ans..Gopher Wood.
Winner…Jack Gaunt, Lindale

Friday 2/20
Name the first Texas university to offer a degree in jazz music in 1947.
Ans..North Texas State
Winner…Duffie Monroe, Tyler

Thursday 2/19
Name the Pittsburg Pirate who had exactly 3,000 hits before dying in a plane crash.
Ans..Roberto Clemente
Winner…R.L. Carlton, Kilgore

Wednesday 2/18
Name the U.S. president who weighed the most.
Ans..William Taft weighed 332 pounds.
Winner…Roland Pritchard, Flint

Tuesday 2/17
Name the U.S. president who would get up at 5:00am and practice the piano for two hours.
Harry S. Truman
Winner…Don Gray, Troup

Monday 2/16
Name the Bible character who had a dream that his parents and brothers would bow down before him.
Ans..Joseph..Genesis 37: 5-7
Winner…Liz Quinn, Whitehouse

Friday 2/13
Name the U.S. presidents born in Texas.
Ans… Dwight Eisenhower, the 34th president, was born in Denison on October 14, 1890.
Lyndon Johnson, our 36th president, was born at Stonewall on August 27, 1908.
Winner…Nathaniel Moran, Tyler

Thursday 2/12
Name the first sitting president to thrown out the first pitch at a major league baseball game.
ans..William Howard Taft in 1910.
Winner…Robert Rich, Longview

Wednesday 2/11
Name the only president to take the oath of office from a female official.
Ans..Lyndon B. Johnson took the oath from Judge Sarah T. Hughes following the death of John F. Kennedy.
Winner…Kenneth Medlin, Red Springs

Tuesday 2/10
Name the shortest U.S. president.
Ans..James Madison was 5 foot 4 inches and weighed only 100 pounds
Winner…Ann Baldwin, Fort Worth

Monday 2/9
Who were the first twins mentioned in the Bible?
Ans..Jacob and Esau..Genesis 25: 24-26
Winner…Dwayne Lang, Lindale

Friday 2/6
Name thefirst woman to be elected mayor of Dallas.
Ans..Annette Strauss
Winner…Skip Ogle, Tyler

Thursday 2/5
Name the Dallas Cowboy who was the NFL’s tallest player during the 1980s, at six-foot-nine.
Ans..Ed “Too Tall” Jones
Winner…Larry Jowell, Tyler

Wednesday 2/4
What did an official investigation call “the greatest military and naval disaster in our nation’s history”?
Ans..The Attack on Pearl Harbor
Winner…Jack Clephas, Tyler

Tuesday 2/3
Name the 1996 movie title that came from a Louisiana prison guard’s cry as a convict is escorted to his execution.
Ans..Dead Man Walking
Winner…Shannon Childress, Gladewater

Monday 2/2
Three Bible characters are mentioned as having fasted 40 days. Name two of them.
Ans…Moses, Elijah and Jesus..Edodus 34: 27,28; 1Kings 19:2,8 Matthew 4:1,2
Winner…John Byers, Tyler

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

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