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!
When Jesus was in the wilderness, how many days did he fast before Satan started testing him?
ans..40 days..Matthew 4:2
Winner…John Byers, Tyler
Name the Texas city where it is illegal to have a camel run loose on the beach.
Winner…Jerry Satterwhite, Chandler
What New York sports team originated in Maryland in 1902?
Ans..the New York Yankees. The club was founded in Baltimore, Maryland as the Baltimore Orioles. The team moved to New York City in 1903 and became the New York Highlanders, before taking the “Yankees” as their official name in 1913.
Winner…Jonathan Kidd, Longview
In the movie “Speed,” what was the minimum speed the bus must be going so it would not blow up?
ans..The speedometer must not go below 50mph
Winner…Steve Rainwater, Tyler
1. The extinct Elephant Bird was native to which island?
Winner…Duffie Monroe, Tyler
1.In the old testament, who was Zipporah’s husband?
Winner…Mike Giles, Lindale
What is the first line in the state song of Texas?
Ans..”Texas our Texas! All hail the mighty State” It was written in 1924 by William J Marsh and Gladys Yoakhum Wright. It was named the Texas State Song by the legislature in 1929.
Winner…Nancy Lynn, Tyler
Name the professional basketball player who was voted the National Basketball Association’s most valuable player 1984-86, as well as coach of the year in 1998.
ans..Larry Bird who played with the Boston Celtics and coached the Indiana Pacers
Winner…Dennis Miller, Chandler
Name the only President to serve who was not elected by U.S. voters either as President or Vice President.
ans..Gerald Ford..In 1973 then-President Richard Nixon (1969-74) appointed Ford Vice President after former Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned. When Nixon resigned from the White House on August 9, 1974 (the only President to do so), Ford became President.
Winner…Jack Gaunt, Lindale
Name the shortest U.S. President.
ans..James Madison…The fourth President, Madison stood 5 feet, 4 inches tall and weighed less than 100 pounds
Winner..Brian Norwood, Longview
What did Luke do for a living?
ans..He was a medical doctor…Colossions 4:14
Winner…Ronnie Jones, Tyler
Friday 2/21 The first Texas Governor to be born in Texas was born in what East Texas county?
Answer: Cherokee County. Governor Stephen Hogg was born near Rusk.
Record setting defensive back Dick Lane was known by what nickname?
Answer: Night Train
Winner: Matt McClellan of Tyler
Which of our Presidents weighed the most?
Answer: William Howard Taft
Winner: James Savage of Lindale.
Name the first President born as a United States citizen.
Answer: Martin Van Buren
Winner: Janet Tracey of Tyler
Who told Job when he was suffering to curse God and die?
Answer: His wife (JOB 2:9)
Winner: Mike Wright of Whitehouse
The oldest mission in Texas can be found in what city?
Answer: El Paso…The mission Corpus Christi de la Isleta was established in 1681.
Ann Baldwin, Fort Worth
Name the Dallas cowboy star who was named the NFL offensive rookie of the year in 1969.
Answer: Calvin Hill
Winner…Kevin Johnston, Henderson
Who has been our tallest president?
Answer: Abraham Lincoln stood 6 feet 4 inches tall
Winner..Rebecca Sanders, Tyler
Name the first president to attend a baseball game while in office.
Answer: Benjamin Harrison saw the Cincinnati Reds beat the Washington Senators 7 to 4 on June 6, 1892.
Winner…Jeremy Jones, Bullard
What is the largest book in the King James Bible?
Answer: Psalms with 150 chapters
Winner…Angie Gordon, Lindale
Who was the first black woman from a southern state and the first black Texan ever to take a seat in Congress?
Answer: Barbara Jordan
Winner…Charles Richter, Red Springs
Name the person who, in 1968, became the first professional golfer to reach $1 million in career earnings.
Answer: Arnold Palmer
Winner…Kenneth Medlin, Red Springs
Name one of the two singers who was nicknamed “The Big O”?
Answer: Roy Robison or Otis Redding
Winner…Charlie Clower, Kilgore
What is the largest lake in Africa?
Answer: Lake Victoria
Winner…Ken Popplewell, Teasleville
What two books of the King James Bible are named for women?
Answer: Ruth and Esther
Winner…William Johnson, Lindale
Name the Henderson Native and former Tyler resident who made their film debut in Walt Disney’s “The Million Dollar Duck”?
Answer: Sandy Duncan
Winner…Kevin Braly, Tyler
Who holds the record for the longest hitting streak in baseball?
Answer: Joe DiMaggio, 56 games in 1941
Winner…Dick Johns, Tyler
Name the 1969 film about two bank robbers that features the song ” Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head.”
Answer: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Winner…Jack Clepas, Tyler
What was the name of the first communications satellite?
Answer: Telstar–Telstar 1 was launched on top of a Thor-Delta rocket on July 10, 1962. It successfully relayed through space the first television pictures, telephone calls, fax images and provided the first live transatlantic television feed.
Winner…Marty Woodruff, Troup
Name the woman who hid two Israelite spies on the roof of her house?
Answer: Rahab..Joshua 2: 1-6
Winner…Mark Lusk, Tyler
Name the Houston Born Singer whose first number 1 hit was the 1978 recording “Sleeping Single In A Double Bed.”
Answer: Barbara Mandrell
Winner…Tommy Moore, Tyler
What position must college footballers play to receive the Davey O’Brien Award?
Winner…Joe Staicer, Red Springs
How many members are there in the band Rascal Flatts ?
Answer: Gary LeVox, Jay DeMarcus and Joe Don Rooney
Winner…Joe McNamara, Longview
In the Obama administration, who is the secretary of the Department of the Interior?
Answer: Sally Jewell..Because she was born in the United Kingdom and is a naturalized American citizen, Jewell is not eligible to hold a place within the presidential line of succession.
Winner…Duffie Monroe, Tyler
How many days did Joshua and his army march around Jericho before the walls collapsed?
Answer: seven..Joshua 6:20
Winner…Piper Woodruff, Troup
Texan John Nance Garner served the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration in what capacity?
Answer: Vice President from 1933 to 1941
Winner..C.G. Mata, Overton
What team won the first Super Bowl?
Answer: Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10 on January 15, 1967.
Winner…Brian Tuttle, Tyler
Name the lead actor in the 1985 film “Witness.”
Answer: Harrison Ford
Winner…Jack Gaunt, Lindale
What was the first song the Beatles performed live for an audience in America?
Answer: “All My Loving,” performed on the Ed Sullivan Show on February 9, 1964.
Name the man who ate locust for food in the Bible.
Answer: John the Baptist…Matthew 3:4
Name the East Texas town where the first newspaper was published.
Answer: according to the Texas State Historical association, the Nacogdoches Texas Republican, believed to be the earliest newspaper published in Texas, was first printed on August 14, 1819. The paper, a weekly, appeared twice in August and possibly a few times in September and then ceased publication.