Firestation Auto Trivia Quiz
The Fire Station Auto Triva Quiz is heard Monday through Friday morning at 7:42. Winners have 30 days in which to go by Glenwood and Vine in Tyler to pick up their big 16 ounce coffee mug and some Fire Station Auto Coffee. After a person wins, they must wait 30 days before they can win again.
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Questions, Answers and Winners!
What Texan gained fame with such movies as “Red Dawn” and “Dirty Dancing?”
Ans..Patrick Swayze, who was born in Houston
Winner…Brian Tuttle, Tyler
Name the tennis star that won 129 of 130 matches during one stretch in the 1980s?
Name the river that Hernando De Soto was the first white man to see and be buried in.
Ans..The Mississippi River
Winner…Teresa Byers, Tyler
What was the first prime time network TV series to show bare bottoms?
Winner…Steve Rainwater, Tyler
On what two parts of the body will the “Mark of the Beast” be placed?
Ans..right hand or forehead..Revelation 13:16
William Johnson, Lindale
A replica of the U.S. Capitol office of Sam Rayburn can be found in the Sam Rayburn Library in what Texas city?
Ans..Bonham. The office is an exact replica of the speaker’s office in Washington. According to the Texas State Historical Association, The furniture was in the national Capitol office from 1907 until 1957, and the massive crystal chandelier hung first in the White House and later in the Capitol.The library was dedicated October 9, 1957.
Winner…Cory Cooper, Whitehouse
What was installed in front of major league baseball fences in 1950?
Ans..A warning track. The “track” part of the term comes from Old Yankee Stadium, where an actual running track was built for the use of track and field events. It was soon realized that the track also helped outfielders know when they were approaching the wall, so other ball parks added them.
Winner…Ray Hall, Henderson
For what movie did Demi Moore get a buzz-cut?
Ans..G.I. Janes, which was released in 1977. It’s about a woman in training for a special team like the Navy SEALS
Winner…Jack Gauntt, Lindale
Name the only president to survive two assassination attempts by women.
Ans..Gerald Ford Both attempts occurred in California in about a two week span in 1975.
Winner…Kenneth Medlin, Red Springs
How many loaves of bread did Jesus use in feeding the 4,000 men along with the women and the children?
Ans..7 loaves of bread and a few fish. And when they all had eaten they still had seven large baskets filled with the leftovers. Matthew 15:29-39
Winner…Duffy Monroe, Tyler
The second broadcast license for a radio station in the United States went to a station in what Texas city?
Ans..It was issued by the U.S. Department of Commerce to Dallas radio station WRR in 1921.
Winner…John Byers, Tyler
What team sport has a major foul called submerging?
Winner…Kurt Nelson, Tyler
What ice cream outfit was founded by a couple of guys named Cohen and Greenfield?
Ans..Ben and Jerry’s
Winner…Cindy Moore, Lindale
What is the southernmost state capital in the contiguous U.S.?
Ans..Austin, Texas at latitude 30.16…Talahassee’s latitude is 30.27
Winner…Joe McNamara, Longview
Name the blind man in the Bible who killed 3,000 people while at a religious feast.
Ans..Samson..Judge 16:23 and 27-30.
Winner…Andrew Smith, Henderson
Name one of the first two men to represent Texas in the U.S. Senate in 1846.
ans…Sam Houston and Thomas J. Rusk
Winner…Larry Jowell, Tyler
Who holds the major league record for the most consecutive games with a hit?
Ans..Joe DiMaggio who hit in 56 straight games in 1941.
Winner…Kevin Braly, Tyler
What 1970 screen role did George C. Scott land after Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Robert Mitchum and Rod Steiger turned it down?
Winner…Ann Baldwin, Fort Worth
What album went platinum for the 20th time in 1984?
Ans..Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”
Winner…Brad Low, Tyler
Name the Bible character who was renamed Israel.
Ans..Jacob.. Genesis 32:28
Winner…Shannon Childress, Gladewater
What west coast baseball park was re-named 3Com Park in 1995?
Winner…Ken Poppelwell, Teaseville
Name the Wisconsin city named after the 4th U.S. President.
Winner…Scott Newsom, Tyler
Name the first male TV talk show host to join the National Organization for Women.
Winner…John Whetzel, Flint
In the King James Bible, the shortest book has only 21 verses. Name the book.
ans..Obadiah has only one chapter that is 21 verses long.
Name the Texas town that had an oil well drilled through the floor of its National Bank.
Ans..Kilgore By 1939, nearly 1,200 oil derricks could be seen within the city limits.
Winner…Bobby Murphy, Tyler
What was Miami quarterback Bob Griese the first NFL player to wear in a game in 1977?
Winner…Todd Hastings, Tyler
What peninsula is bounded by the Gulf of Aquaba and the Gulf of Suez?
Ans..The Sini Peninsula
Winner…Steve Rainwater, Tyler
Who was the first democratically elected president of Russia?
Winner…Marci Newsom, Tyler
On which day of creation were the land animals and man created?
Ans..the sixth day Genesis 1: 24-31
Winner…Eugene West, Troup
Name the World War II Military commander, born in Texas, who played a major role in naval history in the Pacific.
ans..Chester William Nimitz
Winner…Steve Thompson, Tyler
Name the former Minnesota Viking’s quarterback who has been called the NFL’s “original scrambler.”
Winner…Dick Burkhouse, Whitehouse
In what movie does John Belushi’s character have his name tattooed on his knuckles?
ans..Jake Blues in “The Blues Brothers”
Winner…Cory Cooper, Whitehouse
Name the group that, after investing 20 years and $20 million stopped using psychics to gather information in 1995.
answer..Central Intelligence Agency
Winner…Liz Quinn, Whitehouse
What is the 8th book of the Old Testament in the King James Bible?
Winner…William Johnson, Lindale
Name the Texan who played private detective Jill Monroe on the TV series “Charlie’s Angels.”
Ans..Farrah Fawcett. She was born in Corpus Christi February 2, 1947. She died June 25, 2009, in the intensive care unit of Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California.
Winner…Nancy Lynn, Tyler
What is the only grand slam event Lee Trevino has never won?
Winner…Randy Stewart, Emerald Bay
What daring fashion innovation will turn 70 on July 5th, 2016?
Winner…Travis Sparks, Tyler
What 250 pound star of the movie “Hairspray” shed half their weight to host a TV talk show?
Winner…Rich Heldman, Tyler
In what book of the King James Bible do you find the 10 Commandants?
Winner…Ray Terry, Whitehouse
John Nance Garner served the Franklin Roosevelt administration in what capacity?
Answer: Vice President
Winner: Mike Pope of Tyler
What nickname did NFL great Lance Alworth share with a Disney movie character?
Winner: Eric Pottkotter of Flint
What is a policeman’s favorite Dupont Kevlar product?
Answer: Bulletproof vest
Winner: Tim Quinn of Whitehouse
What serial killer claimed a dog of his neighbor Sam Carr told him to kill in 1976?
Answer: David Berkowitz, “The Son of Sam”
Winner: Shannon Childress of Gladewater
Why did Moses wear a veil over his face after he was given The Ten Commandments?
Answer: Because his face was glowing
Winner: Nancy Page of Emerald Bay