Today is Friday April 28, 2017
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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 4/28
In which Star Wars film did the Ewoks first appear?
Answer: Return of the Jedi
Winner: David Williams of Tyler

Thursday 4/27
What city is the capital of China?
Answer: Beijing
Winner: Joe Staicer of Tyler

Wednesday 4/26
What was the first planet discovered by telescope?
Answer: Uranus
Winner: April Jones of Longview

Tuesday 4/25
Name the largest island?
Answer: Greenland
Winner: Bill Stenger of Big Sandy

Monday 4/24
What movie did Shirley McClain win an Oscar for?
Answer: Terms of Endearment
Winner: Will Christian of Tyler

Friday 4/21
What was the original flavor of the filling in Twinkies?
Answer: Banana Cream
Winner: Keva Jackson of Tyler

Thursday 4/20
What country has the largest land mass?
Answer: Russia
Winner: Eddy Moose of Tyler

Wednesday 4/19
What is an infant whale called?
Answer: Calf
Winner: Hershal Massenburge of Tyler

Tuesday 4/18
Sicily is the largest island in what sea?
Answer: Mediterranean Sea
Winner: Joe McNamara of Longview

Monday 4/17
What is the regulation height for a basketball hoop?
Answer: 10′
Winner: Nathaniel Moran of Whitehouse

Friday 4/14
Only athlete to ever play in both Super Bowl and World Series?
Answer: Deion Sanders
Winner: Randy Stewart of Emerald Bay

Thursday 4/13
Lake Tahoe is between what 2 states?
Answer: California and Nevada
Winner: Jack Clephas of Tyler

Wednesday 4/12
Who invented the cotton gin?
Answer: Eli Whitney
Winner: Ray Terry of Whitehouse

Tuesday 4/11
How many years in a score?
Answer: 20
Winner: Kalle Walker of Tyler

Monday 4/10
Who was the captain of the Titanic?
Answer: Edward J Smith
Winner: Mike Paltrille of Kilgore

Friday 4/7
What US state is known as the Land of Enchantment?
Answer: New Mexico
Winner: Cindy Moore of Lindale

Thursday 4/6
Who was born Leslie Townes Hope?
Answer: Bob Hope
Winner: Jim Cannon of Bullard

Wednesday 4/5
What planet has the longest day?
Answer: Venus
Winner: Bruce Swinney of Tyler

Tuesday 4/4
In what year was the iPhone first released?
Answer: 2007
Winner: Marcy Newsome of Tyler

Monday 4/3
Who was the first president to die in office?
Answer: William Henry Harrison
No Winner

Friday 3/31
In 1979 “Bob” was the first of these to be given a male name.
Answer: Hurricane
Winner: Kevin Brawley of Tyler

Thursday 3/30
Who was the original host of Jeopardy?
Answer: Art Flemming
Winner: Mark Tiller of Tyler

Wednesday 3/29
What film won the Oscar for best picture in 1976?
Answer: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Winner: John Moore of Whitehouse

Tuesday 3/28
In the Monopoly how much does it cost to get out of jail?
Answer: $50
Winner: Larry Jowell of Tyler

Monday 3/27
Who was born Mary Frances Reynolds in El Paso?
Answer: Debbie Reynolds
Winner: Randal Jackson of Tyler

Friday 3/24
What hospital does the show Grey’s Anatomy take place in?
Answer: Seattle Grace Hospital
Winner: Jason Sebring of Tyler

Thursday 3/23
Who was the last man to walk on the moon?
Capt. Eugene Cernan
Winner: Steve Rainwater of Tyler

Wednesday 3/22
How many elevators does the Empire State Building have?
Answer: 73
Winner: David Williams of Tyler

Tuesday 3/21
How many days left in 2017?
Answer: 285
Winner: Scott Newsome of Tyler

Monday 3/20
What was the last year the $2 bill was printed?
Answer: 2003
Winner: No winner

Friday 3/17
Who played the young jungle boy on Gilligan’s Island?
Answer: Kurt Russell
Winner: Ron Van Ness of Jacksonville

Thursday 3/16
What’s so special about the sentence: “The Quick Brown Fox jumps over the lazy dog?”
Answer: it uses all the letters in the alpabet
Winner: Ken Popplewell of Bullard

Wednesday 3/15
Who wrote the 1896 novel “the Island of Dr. Moreau?”
Answer: HG Wells
Winner: Gary Tucker of Longview

Tuesday 3/14
What collection of lakes in New York State are named after parts of the human body?
Answer: Finger Lakes
Winner: Tom Ward of Tyler

Monday 3/13
What planet is closest in size to our moon?
Answer: Mercury
Winner: Darin Prissom of Tyler

Friday 3/10
Who was the first actor cast as the tin man in the film The Wizard of Oz?
Answer: Bubby Epsen
Winner: Bobby Long of Tyler

Thursday 3/9
Which country pop star was born Eilleen Regina Edwards?
Answer: Shania Twain
Winner: Charles Richter of Tyler

Wednesday 3/8
Which sea creature has 3 hearts?
Answer: Octopus
Winner: Darrell Durio of Golden

Tuesday 3/7
Who said “You can’t blame gravity for falling in love”
Answer: Albert Einstein
Winner: James Casey of Gladewater

Monday 3/6
In what year did Walter Cronkite begin anchoring the CBS Evening News?
Answer: 1962
No Winner

Friday 3/3
What is the highest point in Texas?
at 8,751 feet, it is Guadalupe Peak, about 90 miles east of El Paso

Thursday 3/2
Who did Ali fight in “The Thrilla in Manilla?”
Answer: Joe Frazier
Winner: Nathaniel Moran of Tyler

Wednesday 3/1
What was John Lennon’s middle name?
Answer: Winston
Winner: Roger Ramsey of Flint