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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!

What is the state vegetable of Texas?
Answer: 1015 Sweet Onion
Winner: Ken Poppelwell of Teaselville

Thursday 9/29
Which actor did Elizabeth Taylor marry twice?
Answer: Richard Burton
Winner: Melody Leach of Lindale

Wednesday 9/28
Name the singer that offered the USSR $10 Million to put him on their space shuttle.
Answer: John Denver
Winner: Larry Barton of Longview

Tuesday 9/27
What Academy Award winning 2002 movie had name of city as title?
Answer: Chicago
Winner: Ricki Yielding of Bullard

Monday 9/26
Which state is the birthplace of the most US Presidents?
Answer: Virginia
Winner: Clayton Pecot of Longview

Friday 9/23
What country gave Florida to the USA in 1891?
Answer: Spain
Winner: Ted Wells of Tyler

Thursday 9/22
What was Kramer’s first name?
Answer: Cosmo
Winner: Marcy Newsome of Tyler

Wednesday 9/21
What were the names of the tunnels in “The Great Escape?”
Answer: Tom, Dick and Harry
Winner: Branden Ponder of Longview

Tuesday 9/20
Who was the last member of the Whig party to hold the Presidency?
Answer: Millard Fillmore
Winner: Charles Richter of Tyler

Monday 9/19
What is a group of owls called?
Answer: A parliament
Winner: Gladys Casper

Friday 9/16
The Monkees – who’s missing? Micky Dolenz, Davy Jones, Mike Nesmith
Answer: Peter Tork
Winner: Steve Nulf of Tyler

Thursday 9/15
The only person to serve as President and Chief Justice of the US?
Answer: William Howard Taft
Winner: Brett Little of Tyler

Wednesday 9/14
What city was the first US capital under the Constitution?
Answer: New York, New York
Winner: Tom Ward of Chapel Hill

Tuesday 9/13
What highway is called the Will Rogers Highway?
Answer: Route 66
Winner: John Byers

Monday 9/12
What is the smallest ocean in the world?
Answer: Arctic Ocean
Winner: Nathaniel Moran of Tyler

Friday 9/9
On the Netflix series House of Cards, what is Frank’s favorite restaurant?
Answer: Freddy’s BarBQ
Winner: Jack Burks of Tyler

Thursday 9/8
Which president signed the Star Spangled Banner in as national anthem?
Answer: Herbert Hoover
Winner: Chet Thomas of Whitehouse

Wednesday 9/7
Who founded the Institute for Public Opinion?
Answer: George Gallop
Winner: Bob Wilkes of Tyler

Tuesday 9/6
First self-serve grocery store in America?
Answer: Piggly Wiggly
Winner: Teresa Byers

Monday – No Show

Friday 9/2
What 2 presidents are buried in Arlington Cemetary?
Answer: JFK and William Howard Taft
Winner: Larry Omdahl of Tyler

Thursday 9/1
What state name can be typed on one row of keys?
Answer Alaska
Winner: Melody Whitton of Longview

Wednesday 8/31
Who is Reginald Dwight?
Answer: Elton John
Winner: Joe Staicer of Tyler

Tuesday 8/30
Bed Stores, Full House, Minnesota – what do they have in common?
Answer: Twins
Winner: Cody Cooper of Whitehouse

Monday 8/29
Best selling album ever?
Answer: Thriller
Winner: Tim Benson of Tyler

Friday 8/26
What is the capital of Canada?
Answer: Ottawa
Winner: Brad Lowe

Thursday 8/25
Who sang “Chevy Van?”
Answer: Sammy Johns
Winner: Debbie Griffin of Jacksonville

Wednesday 8/24
What was the first novel written on a typewriter?
Answer: Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Winner: Jack Gaunnt of Lindale

Tuesday 8/23
What is the name of the dog on the Cracker Jack box?
Answer: Bingo
Winner: Jack Clephas

Monday 8/22
What state is the “Treasure State”
Answer: Montana
Winner: Betty Page of Bullard

Friday 8/19
What is the official state mammal of Texas?
Answer: Armadilla
Winner: Rodney Burkett of Tyler

Thursday 8/18
Which State’s motto is “Wisdom, Justice, Moderation”
Answer: Georgia
Winner: John Graham of Rusk

Wednesday 8/17
What US President had the most children?
Answer: John Tyler (15)
Winner: Antonia Gomez Pedroso of Longview

Tuesday 8/16
When was Elvis born?
Answer: January 8, 1935
Winner: Randy Stewart of Emerald Bay

Monday 8/15
How many signers of the Declaration of Independence went on to be president?
Answer: 2 John Adams and Thomas Jefferson
Winner: John Byers of Tyler

Friday 8/12
In the movie “Dirty Dancing” what was Baby’s real name?
Answer: Frances
Winner: Ken Poppelwell of Teaselville

Thursday 8/11
Robin Williams won the Oscar for best supporting actor in what film?
Answer: Good Will Hunting
Winner: Charles Richter of Tyler

Wednesday 8/10
On Saturday Night Live who played the characters Little Richard Simmons and Velvet Jones?
Answer: Eddie Murphy
Winner: Bill Liebbe of Lindale

Tuesday8/9
Who was Alladin’s father?
Answer: Mustapha the Tailor/Cassim
Winner: No winner

Monday 8/8
How many letters in German alphbet?
Answer: 30
Winner: Lance Tucker

Friday 8/5
What country is due south of Detroit Michigan?
Answer: Canada
Winner: Mark Shaw of Troup

Thursday 8/4
Singer who was named for song in Paint Your Wagon?
Answer: Mariah Carey
Winner: Joe McNamara of Longview

Wednesday 8/3
Which of the 7 dwarves’ names come last alphabetically?
Answer: Sneezy
Winner: Cindy Moore of Lindale

Tuesday 8/2
Only original 13 colonies state that does not border the Atlantic Ocean?
Answer: Pennsylvania
Winner: Brian Norwood of Longview

Monday 8/1
Only US president to be sworn in by a woman?
Answer: Lyndon Johnson
Winner: Kevin Brawley

Friday 7/29
What president had 2 assassination attempts by women?
Answer: Gerald Ford
Winner: Michael Juno

Thursday 7/28
Which US president got stuck in the first White House bathtub?
Answer: William Taft
Winner: Curt Nelson of Tyler

Wednesday 7/27
Which US President installed solar panels on the White House roof?
Answer: Jimmy Carter
Winner: Patty Long

Tuesday 7/26
What president has thrown out the most 1st pitches?
Answer: FDR
Winner: Stephen Thompson of Tyler

Monday 7/25
Only US President to be divorced?
Answer: Ronald Reagan
Winner: Tim Quinn of Whitehouse

Friday 7/22
Names of the tunnels in 1963’s “The Great Escape?”
Answer: Tom, Dick and Harry
Winner: Larry Jowell of Tyler

Thursday 7/21
First couple to be shown together in bed on TV?
Answer: Fred & Wilma Flintstone
Winner: Jeff Hamilton of Diana

Wednesday 7/20
What is the fear of dogs called?
Answer: Cynophobia
Winner: Mark Lumpkin of Tyler

Tuesday 7/19
First woman inducted into the hall of fame?
Answer: Aretha Franklin
Winner: William Johnson of Hide-a-Way Lake

Monday 7/18
How much does it cost to get out of jail in Monopoly?
Answer: $50
Winner: Melody Leach of Lindale

Friday 7/15
Where was Gilligan’s Island’s Mary Ann from?
Answer: Kansas
Winner: Darrell Durio of Golden