Category: Trivia Quiz
Name the Lubbock native who recorded such songs as “Baby Don’t Get Hooked On Me” and “Stop and Smell the Roses.”
Winner…Ronnie Davis, Lindale
What team was lead to Super Bowls VII and VIII by their “no name defense”?
Ans..The Miami Dolphins
Winner…Joe McNamara, Longview
What is an ambulatory camisole better known as in mental hospitals?
Ans..a straight jacket
Winner…Buddy Furqueron, Whitehouse
Name the library that boasts 600 miles of shelves.
Ans..The Library of Congress
Winner…Brent Little, Tyler
What type of wood did Noah use to build the ark?
Winner…Jack Gaunt, Lindale
Name the first Texas university to offer a degree in jazz music in 1947.
Ans..North Texas State
Winner…Duffie Monroe, Tyler
Name the Pittsburg Pirate who had exactly 3,000 hits before dying in a plane crash.
Winner…R.L. Carlton, Kilgore
Name the U.S. president who weighed the most.
Ans..William Taft weighed 332 pounds.
Winner…Roland Pritchard, Flint
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
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
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
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
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
Name the shortest U.S. president.
Ans..James Madison was 5 foot 4 inches and weighed only 100 pounds
Winner…Ann Baldwin, Fort Worth
Who were the first twins mentioned in the Bible?
Ans..Jacob and Esau..Genesis 25: 24-26
Winner…Dwayne Lang, Lindale
Name thefirst woman to be elected mayor of Dallas.
Winner…Skip Ogle, Tyler
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
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
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
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
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