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!
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
Name the Texas born TV and movie star who ended a weekly TV show by tugging on their left ear lobe.
Ans..Carol Burnett. She was born in San Antonio in 1933. She tugged on her ear lobe as a message to her grandmother who raised her.
Winner…Ron Nowell, Whitehouse
Thursday 11/27 No Quiz Happy Thanksgiving!
What product’s 1995 ads featured Vanna White, Lauren Bacall and Christie Brinkly with mustaches?
Winner…John Byers, Tyler
What Holiday is celebrated in Canada on the second Monday in October?
Ans..Thanksgiving Day..It celebrates the harvest and other blessings of the past year.
Winner…Rose Marie Kroscher, Longview
Who is thought to have written the book of Lamentations?
Ans..It is believed to have been written by the “weeping prophet,” Jeremiah.
Winner…Duffie Monroe, Tyler
In what town was the first battle of the Texas Revolution fought?
Ans..Gonzaels on October 2, 1835
Winner…Jesse Gobea, Jacksonville
What tennis player was the first female named Athlete of the Year by Sports illustrated in 1972?
Ans..Billie Jean King
Winner…Charles Richter, Red Springs
What singer’s February birthday is a national holiday in Jamaica?
Ans.. Bob Marley
Winner…Trey Casper, Tyler
What was the surname of the French brothers who started making bicycle tires in 1888?
Winner…Tom Ward, Chapel Hill
How did King Saul die?
ans..He committed suicide. He fell on his own sword. 1 Chronicles 10:4
Winner…C.G. Mata, Overton
What is the largest freshwater fish in Texas?
Ans..Alligator Gar… The state record is 302 pounds, caught in the Nueces River by T C Pierce.
Winner..Brek Watson, Tyler
What Steeler great led the NFL in touchdowns for the 1970s with 72?
Winner…Richard Rockwell, Tyler
What movie caused Uma Thurman to say, “To dance with Travolta was like being able to do a western with John Wayne”?
Winner…Doug Rankin, White Oak
What flower family is the apple a member of?
Ans..the rose family. Apples, quinces, pears, peaches, plums, apricots, cherries, blackberries, raspberries and strawberries — whether wild or cultivated — are all relatives of the roses.
Winner…Douglas Hine, Tyler
Name the Bible character who was buried in a potter’s field.
Ans..Judas Iscariot..Matthew 27:3-10
Winner…Randy Camp, Whitehouse
Name the longest river in Texas.
The Rio Grande..It is nearly 1,900 miles long, 1,245 miles of that is along the Texas-Mexico border. It starts in the the mountains of southern Colorado and flows into the Gulf of Mexico. The second longest river in Texas is the Red River. Number 3 on the list is the Brazos River.
Winner…Michael Wilson, Big Sandy
Name the Lakers’ coach who had been an 11th round pick in the 1967 NFL draft?
Ans..Pat Riley: He was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys as a receiver.
Winner…Bobby Long, Tyler
Name the TV show that had over 1000 guests as passengers over 9 seasons starting in 1977.
Answer: The Love Boat
Winner: Jonathan Burnest of Tyler
What Milton Bradley game took off after millions watched Johnny Carson and Eva Gabor play it in 1966?
Winner…Renee Rice, Longview
In the King James Bible, What book comes right after Psalms?
Winner…Teresa Byers, Tyler
Name the Amarillo-born actress/dancer who appeared in such movies as Singing in the Rain (1952), The Band Wagon (1953), Brigadoon (1954) and Silk Stockings (1957).
ans..Cyd Charisse..She was a sickly girl who started dancing lessons at the age of 6 to build up her strength after a bout with polio.
What color flag is waved at a race car driver with a mechanical problem that endangers others?
Winner…Ken Popplewell, Teaselville
What product is known for sponsoring the “rotten Sneaker Contest”?
Winner…Eric Sullivan, Henderson
Where in Beijing did Chinese students build a Goddess of Democracy in May, 1989?
Winner…Quentin Norton, Van
What was the name of the apostle who was shipwrecked three different times?
Ans..Paul..2 Corinthians 11:25
Winner…Bill Cooper, Tyler
What notorious female outlaw of the 1870s and 1880s lived near Dallas at one time?
ans..John Byers, Tyler
Name the lightweight boxing champ of the 1990s who was nicknamed “the Golden Boy.”
Ans..Oscar de la Hoya
Winner…Jerry Satterfield, Chandler
Name the first lawyer to become first lady.
Ans..Hillary Rodham Clinton
Winner…Jack Brown, Tyler
Name the Airline that started out as the first crop-dusting outfit to battle boll weevils.
Ans..Delta Airlines..It started out as Huff Daland Dusters, Incorporated in in Macon, Georgia in 1924. Collett E. Woolman, one of the original directors, purchased the company on September 13, 1928, and renamed it Delta Air Service. It began carrying passengers on June 17, 1929.
Winner…Duffie Monroe, Tyler
What was the name of Moses’ brother?
Winner…Jacob Evick, Tyler