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Trivia Quiz

The Triva Quiz is heard Monday through Friday morning at 7:42. Winners must wait 30 days before they can win again.

Questions, Answers and Winners!

Friday 12/15
In a Christmas Carol, what is the name of Scrooge’s partner?
Answer: Jacob Marley
Winner: Steven Hall of Arp

Thursday 12/14
Which river did George Washington cross on Christmas night in 1776?
Answer: The Delaware
Winner: Laurel Maynard of Red Springs

Wednesday 12/13
Who wrote the songs for the 1954 film “White Christmas”?
Answer: Irving Berlin
Winner: Bobby Long of Tyler

Tuesday 12/12
Who ended each of his shows with a “pet population control” message?
Answer: Bob Barker
Winner: Larry Jowell of Tyler

Monday 12/11
Name the Christmas song containg the lyrics “We’re gliding along with a song of a wintery fairyland”
Answer: Sleigh Ride
Winner: Brent Little of Tyler

Friday 12/8
Who played Scrooge in the Muppet Movie?
Answer: Michael Caine
Winner: Tom Wilson of Tyler

Thursday 12/7
Who lived at 221B Baker Street?
Answer: Sherlock Holmes
Winner: Patrick Nichols of Jacksonville

Wednesday 12/6
2 of Santa’s reindeer are named after weather phenomenon – which 2?
Answer: Donner & Blitzen
Winner: Paul Ruark of Tyler

Tuesday 12/5
What rock star was born Richard Wayne Penniman?
Answer: Little Richard
Winner: Bill Stenger of Big Sandy

Monday 12/4
Who played the Cowardly Lion in the Wizard of Oz?
Answer: Bert Lahr
Winner: Melanie Whitton of Longview

Friday 12/1
Who was the Long Island Lolita?
Answer: Amy Fisher
Winner: Kevin Braly of Tyler

Thursday 11/30
Who said “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education”?
Answer: Mark Twain
Winner: Tim Peterson of Flint

Wednesday 11/29
What was the first coin operated video arcade game?
Answer: Pong
Winner: Sarah Maynard of Red Springs

Tuesday 11/28
Which Disney film does the song “The Bare Necessities” come from?
Answer: The Jungle Book
Winner: Susan McFarland of Tyler

Monday 11/27
Who played Urkel on the sitcom Family Matters?
Answer: Jaleen White
Winner: Herb Ellis of Bullard

Friday 11/23
Who was the 12th president of the United States?
Answer: Zachary Taylor
Winner: Kevin Johnston of Henderson

Wednesday 11/22
Which president was the first to establish Thanksgiving as a legal holiday?
Answer: Abraham Lincoln
Winner: Glen Jeanson of Tyler

Tuesday 11/21
Who shot JR?
Answer: Kristin Shephard
Winner: Curt Nelson of Tyler

Monday 11/20
Who sang the song “Spirit in the Sky?”
Answer: Norman Greenbaum
Winner: Jack Clephas of Tyler

Friday 11/17
Who played Jonathan Forbes in the film Pillow Talk?
Answer: Tony Randall
Winner: Patty Long of Tyler

Thursday 11/16
In what movie does Steve Martin play Navin Johnson?
Answer: The Jerk
Winner: Clay Lassam of Tatum

Wednesday 11/15
What year was the Commodore 64 home computer released?
Answer: 1982
Winner: Steve Rainwater of Tyler

Tuesday 11/14
Who is Gweneth Paltrow’s mother?
Answer: Blythe Danner
Winner: David Doyle of Laird Hill

Monday 11/13
What is the name of the famous big clock in London?
Answer: Big Ben
Winner: Al Mariani of Chandler

Friday 11/10
What character did McKenzie Phillips play on the show “one Day at a Time”?
Answer: Julie Romano
Winner: David Curry of Lindale

Thursday 11/9
What country gave Florida to the USA in 1891?
Answer: Spain
Winner: James Byrd of Troup

Wednesday 11/8
What is Tiger Wood’s first name?
Answer: Eldrick
Winner: Dayton Rothlubber of Longview

Tuesday 11/7
What singer was known as Little Miss Dynamite?
Answer: Brenda Lee
Winner: Gene Merriman of Tyler

Monday 11/6
How many strings does a cello have?
Answer: 4
Winner: Blyge Maynard of Tyler

Friday 11/3
What is the name of the phobia for someone with fear of dogs?
Answer: Cynophobia
Winner: Randall Jackson of Winona

Thursday 11/2
How many planets in the solar system?
Answer: 8
Winner: James Barnett of Union Grove

Wednesday 11/1
What does the B stand for in Lyndon B Johnson?
Answer: Baines
Winner: Art Riley of Tyler

Tuesday 10/31
Who was the director of the film Platoon?
Answer: Oliver Stone
Winner: Joe Staicer

Monday 10/30
What is the best poker hand?
Answer: Royal Flush
Winner: Steve Thompson of Tyler

Thursday 10/26
Audio cue to Rosanne cash song this morning.
Answer: 7 Year Itch
Winner: Jeff Hammilton of Diana

Wednesday 10/25
Who is the voice of Bart Simpson?
Answer: Nancy Cartwright
Winner: Jeff McMillan of Arp

Tuesday 10/24
Name the singer who was named by her mother for a “Paint Your Wagon” song about the wind.
Answer: Mariah Carey
Winner: Jeff Wherry, Tyler

Friday 10/20
By what name is Texan Claudia Alta Taylor better known?
Answer: Lady Bird Johnson
Winner: Nancy Page, Bullard

Thursday 10/19
Name the team with the most Super Bowl Victories
Answer:Pittsburg Steelers with six wins
Winner: Joe Farmer, Tyler

Wednesday 10/18
How old is Rolling Stone Magazine?
Answer: 50 years
Winner: Scott Newsome, Tyler

Tuesday 10/17
Name the literary character who lives at 221B Baker Street, London, England
Answer: Sherlock Holmes
Winner: Lola Lang, Tyler

Monday 10/16
Name the largest canyon in Texas
Answer: Palo Duro Canyon near Amarillo
Winner: Wayne Barton, Tyler

Friday 10/13
Where was comedian Bill Engvall born?
Answer: Galveston, Texas
Winner: David Williams of Tyler

Thursday 10/12
What famous person was born Henry John Deutschendorf Jr.?
Answer: John Denver
Winner: Tim Thompson of Tyler

Wednesday 10/11
What film was John Lithgow nominated for a Best Actor award?
Answer: Terms of Endearment
Winner: Donny Jones of Ore City

Tuesday 10/10
Who’s nickname was Mr. October?
Answer: Reggie Jackson
Winner: Kevin Johnston of Henderson

Monday 10/9
How many days left in the year?
Answer: 83
Winner: Melanie Whitton of Longview

Friday 10/6
What was the name of Jan Brady’s imaginary boyfriend?
Answer: George Glass
Winner: David Stewart of Tyler

Thursday 10/5
What traditional holiday do Canadians celebrate in October?
Answer: Thanksgiving
Winner: Will Christian of Tyler

Wednesday 10/4
Janis Joplin died on this date in 1970. How old was Janis at the time of her death?
Answer: 27
Winner: Eddie Moose of Whitehouse

Tuesday 10/3
What was the first product to have a bar code?
Answer: Wrigley’s Gum
Winner: Jack Clephas of Tyler

Monday 10/2
What star was born “Roy Harold Sherer Jr.” in 1925?
Answer: Rock Hudson
No Winner

Friday 9/29
What bird has the longest wingspan?
Answer: Albatross
Winner: Aaron May of Longview

Thursday 9/28
On I love Lucy, what is the name of little Ricky’s babysitter?
Answer: Mrs. Trumbull
Winner: Mark Freeman of Winnsboro

Wednesday 9/27
When did the American Civil War end?
Answer: 1865
Winner: Ronnie Stephens of Tyler

Tuesday 9/26
Who was the first US Secretary of State?
Answer: Thomas Jefferson
Winner: Jordan Phillips of Whitehouse

Monday 9/25
What soft drink is the “un-cola?”
Answer: 7UP
Winner: Ron Hill of Tyler

Friday 9/22
In Monopoly how much does it cost to get out of jail?
Answer: $50
Winner: James Savage of Lindale

Thursday 9/21
Which state is called the Volunteer State?
Answer: Tennessee
Winner: Ray Terry of Whitehouse

Wednesday 9/20
In Greek mythology who turn all that he touched into gold?
Answer: King Midas
Winner: Wayne Darey of Longview

Tuesday 9/19
In the cartoon world who has a cousin called Slowpoke Rodriquez?
Answer: Speedy Gonzales
Winner: Larry Jowell of Tyler

Monday 9/18
What was Colonel Sander’s first name?
Answer: Harland
Winner: James Lowe of Winona

Friday 9/15
Which breed of dog yodels instead of barks?
Answer: Basenji
Winner Jeff Wherry of Tyler

Thursday 9/14
Who succeeded President McKinley after his assassination?
Answer: Theodore Roosevelt
Winner: Carmen Bennett of Tyler

Wednesday 9/13
Who was the 45th governor of Texas?
Answer: Ann Richards
Winner: Jeff Hamilton of Diana

Tuesday 9/12
Who wrote The Grapes of Wrath?
Answer: John Steinbeck
Winner: Tom Ward of Tyler

Monday 9/11
Name all the Marx Bros.
Answer: Groucho, Harpo, Chico and Zeppo
Winner: Tim Quinn of Whitehouse

Friday 9/8
What is the official nickname of Galveston Texas?
Answer: The Oleander City
Winner: No Winner

Thursday 9/7
At what temperature does water boil?
Answer: 212F
Winner: Jason McCrary of Tyler

Wednesday 9/6
What was the first self serve grocery store in America?
Answer: Piggly Wiggly
Winner: Debbie Murphy of Tyler

Tuesday 9/7
Who was first president of Republic of Texas?
Answer: Sam Houston
Winner: Bruce Ogilvie of Tyler

Friday 9/1
On the Brady Bunch who played Alice?
Answer: Ann B Davis
Winner: R Jarvis of Hide Away Lake