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 is the name of the river in which John the Baptist baptized people?
Winner…C.G Mata, Overton
What is the only National Preserve in the state of Texas?
Ans..The Big Thicket National Preserve in southeast Texas
Who in baseball was known as “The Flying Dutchman”?
Ans..Honus Wagner got the nickname because of his great speed and his German heritage (“Dutch” in this instance being an alteration of “Deutsch”).
Winner…Ray Hall, Henderson
What U.S. government outfit are you working for if you’re dubbed a “Feebie”?
Winner…Brian Tuttle, Tyler
What are you shopping for if you are sized up by a Brannock Device?
Ans..shoes..The first prototype was patented in 1926
Winner…Ken Popplewell, Teaselville
What did the Apostle Luke do for a living?
ans..He was a physician
Winner…Ray Terry, Whitehouse
Name the Houston physician and surgeon who pioneered the pacemaker and developed many unique and innovative cardiovascular surgical techniques.
Ans..Dr. Michael DeBakey
Winner…Larry Jowell, Tyler
Name the soviet gymnast who performed the first back summersault on the balance beam?
Winner…Renee Rice, Longview
Name the two seas that touch Germany’s northern shoreline.
Ans..The Baltic Sea and the North Sea
Winner…Marylin Stasila, Tyler
Name the comic strip hero who was served with divorce papers by his wife of 45 years in 1994.
Winner…Mark Hansen, Athens
Name the Bible character who preached in a valley full of dead men’s bones.
Winner…Teresa Byers, Tyler
Name the movie and television star who was known as Queen of the West on her TV series.
Ans..Dale Evans, who was born in Uvalde Texas
Winner…Kevin Braly, Tyler
Name the former New York Yankee player who holds the record for the most career world series home runs.
Winner…Tim Quinn, Whitehouse
What two directions do you typically travel on interstate highways with odd numbers?
Ans..north or south
Marci Newsom, Tyler
Name the only person to be elected twice as vice president and twice as president.
Winner…Kate Curtis, Henderson
How many stories or levels were there in the ark?
Winner…Jerome Howard, Tyler
The last battle of the Civil War was fought near what Texas city?
ans…Palmito Ranch just east of Brownsville on May 12 and 13, 1865. This is more than a month after Lee surrendered his Army of Northern Virginia.
Winner…Kenneth Medlin, Red Springs
Name the jockey, born near El Paso, who won the Kentucky Derby in 1986 on a horse named Ferdinand.
Ans…Willie Shoemaker, who was born in Fabens, Texas
Winner…Steven Stanford, Lindale
Name the South American city that has a name meaning “January River.”
Ans..Rio de Janeiro
Winner…Jack Clephas, Tyler
Name the only two U.S. presidents to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
ans…John F. Kennedy and William Howard Taft
Winner…Ann Baldwin, Fort Worth
Name the first person in the Bible who was put in prison.
Winner…Duffie Monroe, Tyler
Name the Texas billionaire who established the radio program “Life Line” in 1958 so he could voice his political views.
Winner…John Byers, Tyler
What basketball team was the first in major league sports to be named for an insect?
Winner…C.G. Mata, Overton
Name the company with the slogan “nothing say lovin’ like something from the oven.”
Winner…Steve Rainwater, Tyler
What was Rhett Butler’s hometown?
ans..Charleston, South Carolina
Winner…Dick Johns, Tyler
Finish this phrase from the book of Matthew…”Blessed are the pure in heart________________________.”
ans..For they shall see God. Matthew 5:8
Winner…Dick Berkhouse, Whitehouse
Who was imprisoned in Mexico for two years and three months starting in 1833 for presenting a Texas state constitution to Mexican authorities?
Ans..Stephen F. Austin
Winner…W.H. Harbour, Tyler
Name the first basketball player to win eight NBA scoring titles.
What does UPC mean to supermarket retailers?
Ans..Universal Product Code
Winner…Randy Stuart, Bullard
What P-word has been defined in Pentagon doublespeak as “permanent pre-hostility”?
In the King James Bible, which book does not contain the name of God?
Winner…Willie Clayton, Tyler
Name the largest of the Texas barrier islands.
Ans..Padre Island. It is also the world’s longest barrier island.
Winner…Scott Newsom, Tyler
What does the rider with the fastest time in each stage get to wear the next day at the Tour de France?
Ans..the yellow jersey
Winner…David Fountain, Longview
What desert is home for Death Valley?
Tom Ward, Chapel Hill
Who said he sold over 150 million books by trying “to think up ways to get readers to lock their doors and worry”?
Winner…Jerry Sadderfield, Chandler
About whom was the following statement made? “Among those that are born of woman, there is no ta greater prophet than…..”
Ans..John the Baptist…Luke 7:28
Winner…Ray Terry, Whitehouse
A fire in what Texas city in 2005 destroyed a 124 by 20 foot painting depicting the biblical miracle at Pentecost?
Ans.. The Biblical Arts Center in Dallas. The fire was caused by faulty wiring. Now called the Museum of Biblical Art, it was reopened on Good Friday in 2010.
Name the all-time winningest NBA coach.
Ans..Phil Jackson who coached the Chicago Bulls and the Los Angeles Lakers
Winner…Marci Newsom, Tyler
What sped up trips from New Jersey to Manhattan when it opened in 1927?
Ans..The Holland Tunnel
Winner…Charles Richter, Red Springs
What was the only TV show in the 1980s to put its theme song atop Billboards Hot 100 chart?
Winner…Don Wetzel, Flint
In whose tomb was Jesus buried?
Ans..Joseph of ArimatheaMatthew 27:57-60
Winner…Lola Lang, Lindale
Name the Lubbock native who recorded such songs as Baby Dont Get Hooked On Me and Stop and Smell the Roses.
Winner…Ronnie Davis, Lindale