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Trivia Quiz

The Triva Quiz is heard Monday through Friday morning at 7:42. Only one (1) winner per household within any sixty (60) day period.


Questions, Answers and Winners!

Tuesday 9/17/19
Who took Barry Goldwater’s seat when he retired in 1986?
Answer: John McCain
Winner: Matt Wicks of Longview

Monday 9/16/19
Which state is the TV show Bonanza set in?
Answer: Nevada
Winner: Bud Welch of Tyler

Friday 9/13/19
Who was the Greek God of sleep?
Answer: Hypnos
Winner: Shane Schoolcraft of Tyler

Thursday 9/12/19
What is the name of Porky Pig’s girlfriend?
Answer: Petunia Pig
Winner: Marcy Newsom of Tyler

Wednesday 9/11/19
What candy bar was named for a beloved horse of the Mars family?
Answer: Snickers
Winner: Charles Richter of Tyler

Tuesday 9/10/19
What animal is the mascot of the US Naval Academy?
Answer: Bill The Goat
Winner: Van Jordan of Tyler

Monday 9/9/19
Who painted the cover art for the Billy Joel album “River of Dreams”?
Answer: Christie Brinkley
Winner: Jason McCrary of Tyler

Friday 9/6/19
Who wrote the book “Man’s Search for Meaning”?
Answer: Victor Frankl
Winner: Steven Anderson of Tyler

Thursday 9/5/19
What baseball team signed a contract with Michael Jordan in 1994?
Answer: Chicago White Sox
Winner: Hershel Massenburg of Tyler

Wednesday 9/4/19
What TV show did “Empty Nest” spin off from?
Answer: The Golden Girls
Winner: Lester Lewis of Spring Hill

Tuesday 9/3/19
What is someone who shoes horses called?
Answer: A farrier
Winner: Tony Clene of Rusk

Friday 8/30/19
Who did Glen Campbell replace when the Beach Boys went on tour in 1965?
Answer: Brian Wilson
Winner: Elma Spencer of Gladewater

Thursday 8/29/19
What US state is known as “The Magnolia State”?
Answer: Mississippi
Winner: Ronnie Davis of Tyler

Wednesday 8/28/19
What was Ponch’s real first name on the TV show CHiPs?
Answer: Frank
Winner: Clayton Picot of Longview

Tuesday 8/27/19
What is the FBI motto?
Answer: Fidelity, bravery, integrity
Winner: Gerard Madore of Whitehouse

Monday 8/26/19
What badge number was retired by the LAPD when Jack Webb died in 1982?
Answer: 714
Winner; Bill Stenger of Big Sandy

Friday 8/23/19
What TV show was made into a movie starring Jessica Simpson and Willie Nelson?
Answer: The Dukes of Hazzard
Winner: Richard Townsend of Arp

Thursday 8/22/19
Bronze is an alloy of what two metals?
Answer: Bronze and cooper
Winner: William Johnson of Hideaway Lake

Wednesday 8/21/19
The Silver Lion is awarded at which film festival?
Answer: Venice
Winner: Melanie Berry of Longview

Tuesday 8/20/19
Who directed the 1980 movie “The Blues Brothers”?
Answer: John Landis
Winner: Sonya Moore of Longview

Monday 8/19/19
How much money do you start a game of Monopoly with?
Answer: $1500
Winner: Marshall Hill of Tyler

Friday 8/16/19
What love-struck Warner Brother cartoon character often chased after a black cat named Penelope?
Answer: Pepe Le Pew
Winner: Jonathan Ernest of Tyler

Thursday 8/15/19
What does the Kelvin scale measure?
Answer: Temperature
Winner: Ben Swain of Flint

Wednesday 8/14/19
What is the capital of New Hampshire?
Answer: Concord
Winner: Curt Nelson of Tyler

Tuesday 8/13/19
What actor played the role of Newman on “Seinfeld”?
Answer: Wayne Knight
Winner: David Mahfood of Tyler

Monday 8/12/19
What are Limerick, Round Bend, Aberdeen and Octopus?
Answer: Fishing hooks
NO WINNER

Friday 8/9/19
What is Dorothy’s last name in “The Wizard of Oz”?
Answer: Gale
Winner: Bobby Long of Tyler

Thursday 8/8/19
What other late night veteran succeeded Ed McMahon as the host of “Star Search” in 20903?
Answer: Arsenio Hall
Winner: Lupe Gonzales of Big Sandy

Wednesday 8/7/19
What animal is on the cover of the Beach Boys’ album “Pet Sounds”?
Answer: Goat
Winner: James Low of Jacksonville

Tuesday 8/6/19
What is the capital of Ontario?
Answer: Toronto
Winner: Tate Hann of Winona

Monday 8/5/19
Who played Shoeless Joe Jackson in the film “Field of Dreams”?
Answer: Ray Liotta
Winner: Steve Rainwater of Tyler

Friday 7/25/19
What is the name of the bartender in the Billy Joel song “Piano Man”?
Answer: John
Winner: James Webb of Longview

Thursday 7/25/19
Who was the 15th President of the US?
Answer: James Buchanan
Winner: Kevin Johnston of Henderson

Tuesday 7/23/19
What is the fear of the number 8 called?
Answer: Octophobia
Winner: Joe Stacier of Red Springs

Friday 7/19/19
What Oliver Stone movie features the characters Mickey and Mallory?
Answer: Natural Born Killer
Winner: Steve Nulf of Lindale

Thursday 7/18/19
When facing Mount Rushmore, which president’s head is farthest to the left?
Answer: George Washington
Winner: Gayla Trouse of Lindale

Wednesday 7/17/19
Robert Leroy Parker was better known as who?
Answer: Butch Cassidy
Winner: Matt Wicks of Longview

Tuesday 7/16/19
Who was the real life inspiration for the character Dill in “To Kill a Mockingbird”?
Answer: Truman Capote
Winner: Sarah Maynard of Lindale

Monday 7/15/19
What is the capital of Poland?
Answer: Warsaw
Winner: James Savage of Lindale

Friday 7/12/19
What is the fear of bees known as?
Answer: Melissophobia
Winner: Jason Sebring of Whitehouse

Thursday 7/11/19
In the Foreigner song “Hot Blooded”, what is the singer’s temperature?
Answer: 103
Winner: Bobby Oglesbee of Tyler

Wednesday 7/10/19
In the children’s toe-counting rhyme, what did the third little piggy have?
Answer: Roast beef
Winner: Jeff Warry of Tyler

Tuesday 7/9/19
What is the largest salt water lake in the US?
Answer: Great Salt Lake
Winner: Lola Lang of Lindale

Monday 7/8/19
Who is actress Rashida Jones’ mother?
Answer: Peggy Lipton
Winner: Charles Richter of Tyler

Friday 7/5/19
Where with the 1956 Summer Olympics held?
Answer: Melbourne, Australia
Winner: Chris Chappa of Hawkins

Wednesday 7/3/19
“Pips” is the correct term for the dots of what game pieces?
Answer: Dominoes
Winner: Randall Jackson of Tyler

Tuesday 7/2/19
In the movie “Young Frankenstein”, who played the role of the old blind man who invited the monster into his cottage?
Answer: Gene Hackman
Winner: Linda Bullard of Mineola

Monday 7/1/19
What is the capital of Alaska?
Answer: Juneau
Winner: Cindy Moore of Lindale

Friday 6/28/19
What was the name of the cat who could drive a car on Saturday Night Live?
Answer: Toonces
Winner: Mark Lumpkin of Tyler

Thursday 6/27/19
What brand of seasoning was named after a famous prime rib restaurant?
Answer: Lawry’s
Winner: John Wuthnow of Longview

Wednesday 6/26/19
What animated cat often relied on his magic bag of tricks?
Answer: Felix The Cat
Winner: Mike Wright of Whitehouse

Tuesday 6/25/19
Which Apollo 11 astronaut did not set foot on the moon?
Answer: Michael Collins
Winner: Steven Thompson of Tyler

Monday 6/24/19
What is the collective name for Italian-made western movies?
Answer: Spaghetti Westerns
Winner: Will Christian of Tyler

Friday 6/21/19
What does the L stand for in Samuel L. Jackson?
Answer: Leroy
Winner: Ben Swain of Flint

Thursday 6/20/19
What role did Eva Gabor play on the TV show “Green Acres”?
Answer: Lisa Douglas
Winner: Kevin Braly of Tyler

Wednesday 6/19/19
What Philadelphia building appears on the back of the $100 bill?
Answer: Independence Hall
Winner: John Christian of Tyler

Tuesday 6/18/19
Which Marx brother never spoke in their films?
Answer: Harpo
Winner: Melanie Berry of Longview

Friday 6/14/19
What author created the character of Tom Hagen?
Answer: Mario Puzo
Winner: James Aldridge of Bullard

Thursday 6/13/19
What space lies between Baltic Ave and Reading Railroad on a standard Monopoly game board?
Answer: Income Tax
Winner: Ken Popplewell of Bullard

Wednesday 6/12/19
Who does Fred Savage play on the TV show “The Wonder Years”?
Answer: Kevin Arnold
Winner: Rick Holderby of Hollylake

Tuesday 6/11/19
What city, located on the Mississippi River, is known as “The Gateway to the West”?
Answer: St. Louis
Winner: Tom Ward of Tyler

Monday 6/10/19
What was Babe Ruth’s real name?
Answer: George
Winner: Buzz Barnett of Tyler

Friday 6/7/19
Who coached the Chicago Bulls to their first NBA championship in 1991?
Answer: Phil Jackson
Winner: Nathan Searer of Hawkins

Thursday 6/6/19
Edward Jenner developed an effective vaccine for which disease?
Answer: Smallpox
Winner: Cary Nix of Tyler

Wednesday 6/5/19
“A bushy bushy blonde hairdo” is a line from what hit song?
Answer: “Surfin’ USA” by the Beach Boys
Winner: Darryl Durio of Alba

Tuesday 6/4/19
When was Buckingham Palace built?
Answer: 1703
Winner: Annabell Johnson of Hideaway Lake

Monday 6/3/19
Which playing card is known as the “Devil’s Bedpost”?
Answer: Four of Clubs
Winner: William Stroman of Kilgore

Friday 5/31/19
Which planet is named after the Roman goddess of love?
Answer: Venus
Winner: Billy Trichel of Overton

Thursday 5/30/19
What sport features snatches and clean jerks?
Answer: Weightlifting
Winner: Richard Townsend of Longview

Wednesday 5/29/19
Name that tune (audio)
Answer: Rock and Roll All Nite by KISS
Winner: Bryan Artley of Whitehouse

Tuesday 5/28/19
Which fictional park is the home of Yogi Bear?
Answer: Jellystone
Winner: Tony Cushman of Bullard

Friday 5/24/19
What is the Hebrew word for peace used as both a greeting and a farewell?
Answer: Shalom
Winner: Hershal Massenburge of Tyler

Thursday 5/23/19
What Seinfeld co-creator also provided the voice of George Steinbrenner on the show?
Answer: Larry David
Winner: Rob Bell of Jacksonville

Wednesday 5/22/19
Where is the Salvador Dali Museum located?
Answer: St. Petersburg, Florida
Winner: Lauren McFarland of Gladewater

Tuesday 5/21/19
What is the name of Twitter’s blue bird logo?
Answer: Larry The Bird
Winner: Angie Gordon of Lindale

Monday 5/20/19
What is the only muscle in the human body that is not attached at both ends?
Answer: Tongue
Winner: Bruce Ogilvie of Tyler

Friday 5/17/19
In which US state is Shenandoah National Park located?
Answer: Virginia
Winner: Gayla Trouse of Lindale

Thursday 5/16/19
In the movie Pulp Fiction, what was the name of the restaurant Mia brings Vincent to?
Answer: Jack Rabbit Slim’s
Winner: Davis Whitehurst of Longview

Wednesday 5/15/19
What athlete had a role in the movie The Naked Gun?
Answer: O.J. Simpson (not Reggie Jackson, who appeared as himself)
Winner: Michael Betts of Longview

Tuesday 5/14/19
Who was the oldest person to sign the Declaration of Independence?
Answer: Benjamin Franklin
Winner: Gene Merriman of Tyler

Monday 5/13/19
What golfer is nicknamed the “Golden Bear”?
Answer: Jack Nicklaus
Winner: Steve Rainwater of Tyler

Friday 5/10/19
What is the real name of the former first lady known as Lady Bird Johnson?
Answer: Claudia
Winner: Eugene West of Troup

Thursday 5/9/19
In the comic strip Blondie, what was Blondie’s maiden name>
Answer: Boopadoop
Winner: Melanie Whiiten of Longview

Wednesday 5/8/19
What slogan did Nancy Reagan create for her drug awareness campaign?
Answer: Just say no
Winner: Marcy Newsom of Tyler

Tuesday 5/7/19
The strait of Gibraltar separates Spain and Gibraltar from what African country?
Answer: Morocco
Winner: Matt Wickes of Longview

Monday 5/6/19
What company did Frederick W. Smith found in 1972?
Answer: Federal Express
Winner: Zach White of Big Sandy

Friday 5/3/19
Which character killed Captain Ahab?
Answer: Moby Dick
Winner: Will Apple of Longview

Thursday 5/2/19
Who played Mr. Blonde in the movie “Reservoir Dogs”?
Answer: Michael Madsen
Winner: Linda Bullard of Mineola

Wednesday 5/1/19
If you were given a quarter, a cent, 2 dimes and nickel, how many cents would have in total?
Answer: 51 cents
Winner: Lola Lang of Lindale

Tuesday 4/20/19
What television network premiered on October 9, 1986?
Answer: FOX
Winner: James Savage of Lindale

Monday 4/29/19
What was the name of the cat in Disney’s “Cinderella”?
Answer: Lucifer
Winner: Donnie Stroman of Kilgore

Friday 4/26/19
What was Clarence Rutherford’s nickname on Leave It To Beaver?
Answer: Lumpy
Winner: Nancy Page of Bullard

Thursday 4/25/19
How many sides does a rhombus have?
Answer: Four
Winner: Nathaniel Moran of Tyler

Wednesday 4/24/19
What US city hosted the 1932 Summer Olympics?
Answer: Los Angeles
Winner: Randy Smart of Tyler

Tuesday 4/23/19
In which city is the TV show “Full House” set?
Answer: San Francisco
Winner: Ron Hill of Tyler

Monday 4/22/19
What was the name of the mouse in the movie “The Green Mile”?
Answer: Mr. jingles
Winner: Brandon Ponder of Longview

Friday 4/19/19
What is the name of Harry Potter’s owl?
Answer: Hedwig
Winner: Anthony Glass of Chandler

Thursday 4/18/19
In the movie “Animal House”, what is the name of the college?
Answer: Faber College
Winner: Mike Newsom of Tyler

Wednesday 4/17/19
What animal is depicted on the flag of Wyoming?
Answer: Buffalo
Winner: Les Beekman of Tyler

Tuesday 4/16/19
What does P.S. stand for at the end of a letter?
Answer: Postscript
Winner: Joe Stacer of Red Springs

Monday 4/15/19
What kind of a creature is Rikki-Tikki-Tavi?
Answer: mongoose
Winner: Jeff Hamilton of Diana

Friday 4/12/19
What was Abraham Lincoln’s wife’s name?
Answer: Mary
Winner: Carmen Bennett of Tyler

Thursday 4/11/19
Who invented the Gatling gun?
Answer: Richard Gatling
Winner: Eugene West of Troup

Wednesday 4/10/19
In motor racing, what does a yellow flag mean?
Answer: Caution
Winner: Jeff Wherry of Tyler

Tuesday 4/9/19
What was the name of Paul and Jamie’s dog on Mad About You?
Answer: Murray
Winner: Dash Williams of Gladewater

Monday 4/8/19
What year was the Pioneer 10 space probe launched?
Answer: 1972
Winner: Jonathan Earnest of Tyler

Friday 4/5/19
Mother Teresa was awarded the 1979 Nobel Prize for what?
Answer: Peace
Winner: Kevin Biden of Arp

Thursday 4/4/19
What double word song title was a hit single by the Archies?
Answer: Sugar Sugar
Winner: Steve Anderson of Tyler

Wednesday 4/3/19
What separates the twin cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul?
Answer: Mississippi River
Winner: Ronnie Davis of Tyler

Tuesday 4/2/19
Who was named Time’s Person of the Century in 1999?
Answer: Albert Einstein
Winner: Charles Richter of Tyler

Monday 4/1/19
What US President put a Twinkie in the country’s millennium time capsule?
Answer: Bill Clinton
Winner: Richard Heldman of Tyler

Friday 3/29/19
Who managed more games than any other Texas Rangers manager?
Answer: Ron Washington
Winner: Davis Whitehurst of Longview

Thursday 3/28/19
In which US state would you find the zip code 12345?
Answer: New York
Winner: Jason McCrary of Tyler

Wednesday 3/27/19
Who was the first manager of the Texas Rangers?
Answer: Mickey Vernon
Winner: Annabelle Johnson of Hideaway

Tuesday 3/26/19
What daytime soap takes place in the fictional town of Salem?
Answer: Days of Our Lives
Winner: Ricky Yielding of Bullard

Monday 3/25/19
Whose wife could eat no lean?
Answer: Jack Sprat
Winner: Q.W. Barber of Jacksonville

Friday 3/22/19
Who began a musical career with the 1968 album “The Transformed Man”?
Answer: William Shatner
Winner: Steve Nulf of Lindale

Thursday 3/21/19
How many points are E and O each worth in Scrabble?
Answer: One
Winner: Jack Clephas of Tyler

Wednesday 3/20/19
In “Saving Private Ryan” what was Private Ryan’s first name?
Answer: James
Winner: Richard Townsend of Arp

Tuesday 3/19/19
The Roadrunner is the official bird of which state?
Answer: New Mexico
Winner: Ron Causey of Bullard

Monday 3/18/19
Who wrote “East of Eden”?
Answer: John Steinbeck
Winner: Melanie Berry of Longview

Thursday 3/14/19
What is the fear of beards called?
Answer: Pogonophobia
Winner: No winner

Wednesday 3/13/19
In the TV show The Simpson’s, what is Homer’s middle name?
Answer: Jay
Winner: Jess MacMillan of Arp

Tuesday 3/12/19
What relation to you is your uncle’s father?
Answer: Grandfather
Winner: Patrick Nichols of Jacksonville

Monday 3/11/19
In what country is Thunder Bay?
Answer: Canada
Winner: Joe McNamara of Longview

Friday 3/8/19
What TV show opened with a control voice saying, “Do not attempt to adjust the picture”?
Answer: The Outer Limits
Winner: No winner (correct caller was ineligible due to the 60 day rule)

Thursday 3/7/19
What does the Statue of Liberty wear on her feet?
Answer: Sandals
Winner: John Christian of Tyler

Wednesday 3/6/19
Who was the star of the TV cooking show “The Galloping Gourmet”?
Answer: Graham Kerr
Winner: Craig Nichols of Flint

Tuesday 3/5/19
What stickers were spoofs of the Cabbage Patch Kids?
Answer: Garbage Pail Kids
Winner: Russell Popp of Flint

Monday 3/4/19
Who was on the first cover of People magazine?
Answer: Mia Farrow
Winner: Melanie Whitton of Longview

Friday 3/1/19
How many sides does a trapezoid have?
Answer: Four
Winner: Ron Ellis of Tyler