The Triva Quiz is heard Monday through Friday morning at 7:42. Winners must wait 30 days before they can win again.
In which Star Wars film did the Ewoks first appear?
Answer: Return of the Jedi
Winner: David Williams of Tyler
What city is the capital of China?
Winner: Joe Staicer of Tyler
What was the first planet discovered by telescope?
Winner: April Jones of Longview
Name the largest island?
Winner: Bill Stenger of Big Sandy
What movie did Shirley McClain win an Oscar for?
Answer: Terms of Endearment
Winner: Will Christian of Tyler
What was the original flavor of the filling in Twinkies?
Answer: Banana Cream
Winner: Keva Jackson of Tyler
What country has the largest land mass?
Winner: Eddy Moose of Tyler
What is an infant whale called?
Winner: Hershal Massenburge of Tyler
Sicily is the largest island in what sea?
Answer: Mediterranean Sea
Winner: Joe McNamara of Longview
What is the regulation height for a basketball hoop?
Winner: Nathaniel Moran of Whitehouse
Only athlete to ever play in both Super Bowl and World Series?
Answer: Deion Sanders
Winner: Randy Stewart of Emerald Bay
Lake Tahoe is between what 2 states?
Answer: California and Nevada
Winner: Jack Clephas of Tyler
Who invented the cotton gin?
Answer: Eli Whitney
Winner: Ray Terry of Whitehouse
How many years in a score?
Winner: Kalle Walker of Tyler
Who was the captain of the Titanic?
Answer: Edward J Smith
Winner: Mike Paltrille of Kilgore
What US state is known as the Land of Enchantment?
Answer: New Mexico
Winner: Cindy Moore of Lindale
Who was born Leslie Townes Hope?
Answer: Bob Hope
Winner: Jim Cannon of Bullard
What planet has the longest day?
Winner: Bruce Swinney of Tyler
In what year was the iPhone first released?
Winner: Marcy Newsome of Tyler
Who was the first president to die in office?
Answer: William Henry Harrison
In 1979 “Bob” was the first of these to be given a male name.
Winner: Kevin Brawley of Tyler
Who was the original host of Jeopardy?
Answer: Art Flemming
Winner: Mark Tiller of Tyler
What film won the Oscar for best picture in 1976?
Answer: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Winner: John Moore of Whitehouse
In the Monopoly how much does it cost to get out of jail?
Winner: Larry Jowell of Tyler
Who was born Mary Frances Reynolds in El Paso?
Answer: Debbie Reynolds
Winner: Randal Jackson of Tyler
What hospital does the show Grey’s Anatomy take place in?
Answer: Seattle Grace Hospital
Winner: Jason Sebring of Tyler
Who was the last man to walk on the moon?
Capt. Eugene Cernan
Winner: Steve Rainwater of Tyler
How many elevators does the Empire State Building have?
Winner: David Williams of Tyler
How many days left in 2017?
Winner: Scott Newsome of Tyler
What was the last year the $2 bill was printed?
Winner: No winner
Who played the young jungle boy on Gilligan’s Island?
Answer: Kurt Russell
Winner: Ron Van Ness of Jacksonville
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
Who wrote the 1896 novel “the Island of Dr. Moreau?”
Answer: HG Wells
Winner: Gary Tucker of Longview
What collection of lakes in New York State are named after parts of the human body?
Answer: Finger Lakes
Winner: Tom Ward of Tyler
What planet is closest in size to our moon?
Winner: Darin Prissom of Tyler
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
Which country pop star was born Eilleen Regina Edwards?
Answer: Shania Twain
Winner: Charles Richter of Tyler
Which sea creature has 3 hearts?
Winner: Darrell Durio of Golden
Who said “You can’t blame gravity for falling in love”
Answer: Albert Einstein
Winner: James Casey of Gladewater
In what year did Walter Cronkite begin anchoring the CBS Evening News?
What is the highest point in Texas?
at 8,751 feet, it is Guadalupe Peak, about 90 miles east of El Paso
Who did Ali fight in “The Thrilla in Manilla?”
Answer: Joe Frazier
Winner: Nathaniel Moran of Tyler
What was John Lennon’s middle name?
Winner: Roger Ramsey of Flint