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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!

Friday 1/24/20
What movie earned Gene Hackman his second acting Oscar?
Answer: Unforgiven
Winner: Alan Adams of Gilmer

Thursday 1/23/20
What type of fruit is a Winter Banana?
Answer: Apple
Winner: Lola Lang of Lindale

Wednesday 1/22/20
What Texas city is nicknamed “The Yellow Rose of Texas”?
Answer: Amarillo
Winner: Robert Baldridge of Troup

Tuesday 1/21/20
What American opera singer was nicknamed “Bubbles”?
Answer: Beverly Sills
Winner: Matt Wicks of Longview

Monday 1/20/20
Who played Jane Fonda’s love interest in the movie, “On Golden Pond”?
Answer: Dabney Coleman
Winner: No winner

Friday 1/17/20
What color appears in the middle of a rainbow?
Answer: Green
Winner: Hershel Massenburge of Tyler

Thursday 1/16/20
Which book begins with the words, “It was five o’clock on a winter’s morning in Syria”?
Answer: Murder on the Orient Express
Winner: Annabell Johnson of Hideaway

Wednesday 1/15/20
Who played Barnabas Collins on the classic soap opera Dark Shadows?
Answer: Jonathan Frid
Winner: Linda Bullard of Mineola

Tuesday 1/14/20
What was the name of the Captain Kangaroo theme song?
Answer: Puffin’ Billy
Winner: Shane Pile of Bullard

Friday 1/10/20
What is rainfall measured with?
Answer: Ombrometer
Winner: David Williams of Tyler

Thursday 1/9/20
What American folk tale character is based on a real-life country preacher named John Chapman?
Answer: Johnny Appleseed
Winner: Jessie Davis of Kilgore

Wednesday 1/8/20
A skulk is a group of which animals?
Answer: Foxes
Winner: Anastazia Rust of Tyler

Tuesday 1/7/20
In what city is Gonzaga University located?
Answer: Spokane, Washington
Winner: Patrick Nichols of Jacksonville

Monday 1/6/20
How many dice are used to play Yahtzee?
Answer: Five
Winner: Mike Wright of Whitehouse

Friday 1/3/20
What group’s honor society is the Order of the Arrow?
Answer: Boy Scouts of America
Winner: Brandon Ponder of Longview

Thursday 1/2/20
Mount Sunflower is what US state’s highest point?
Answer: Kansas
Winner: Mark Shaw of Troup

Tuesday 12/31/19
What year were the Olympic Games hosted in the US for the first time?
Answer: 1904
Winner: Curtis Thompson of Flint

Monday 12/30/19
What was the first Life Savers candy flavor?
Answer: Peppermint
Winner: Billy Trichel of Overton

Friday 12/27/19
What are the Blues Brothers first names?
Answer: Jake and Elwood
Winner: Kevin Johnston of Henderson

Tuesday 12/24/19
How many ghosts are there in A Christmas Carol?
Answer: Four
Winner: Marcy Newsome of Tyler

Monday 12/23/19
In what decade did Coca-Cola start using Santa Claus in advertisements?
Answer: 1920’s
Winner: Charles Richter of Tyler

Friday 12/20/19
In the TV special “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” what three words best describe the Grinch?
Answer: Stink, stank, stunk
Winner: Gayla Trouse of Lindale

Thursday 12/19/19
What was the poem “Twas the Night Before Christmas” originally titled?
Answer: A Visit from St. Nicholas
Winner: Steve Weith of Chandler

Wednesday 12/18/19
What is Ralphie’s little brother’s name in the movie “A Christmas Story”?
Answer: Randy
Winner: Jeff Wherry of Tyler

Tuesday 12/17/19
Which was the last US state to declare Christmas an official holiday?
Answer: Oklahoma
Winner: Steve Nulf of Lindale

Monday 12/16/19
According to the song, what did my true love give to me on the eighth day of Christmas?
Answer: Eight maids a milking
Winner: Jack Cleppus of Tyler

Friday 12/13/19
What holiday movie sequel includes a cameo by Donald Trump?
Answer: Home Alone 2
Winner: Zachary Isaacks of Arp

Thursday 12/12/19
Which one of Santa’s reindeer has the same name as another holiday mascot?
Answer: Cupid
Winner: Angie Gordon of Lindale

Wednesday 12/11/19
In “The Muppet Christmas Carol,” who played Scrooge?
Answer: Michael Caine
Winner: Melanie Whitton of Longview

Tuesday 12/10/19
What did Frosty The Snowman do when a magic hat was placed on his head?
Answer: He began to dance around
Winner: James Low of Jacksonville

Monday 12/9/19
How old was Kevin in the 1990 film “Home Alone”?
Answer: 8 years old
Winner: Stan Ward of Flint

Friday 12/6/19
What was the first American film to show a toilet flushing?
Answer: Psycho
Winner: Eric Figueroa of Whitehouse

Thursday 12/5/19
What was the housekeeper’s full name on The Brady Bunch?
Answer: Alice Nelson
Winner: Lori Pallex of Whitehouse

Wednesday 12/4/19
What city in Texas is named for President James K. Polk’s Vice President?
Answer: Dallas (George M. Dallas)
Winner: Jeff Hamilton of Diana

Tuesday 12/3/19
What killed over half a million Americans in 1918?
Answer: The influenza epidemic
Winner: Alan Lodge of Tyler

Monday 12/2/19
Whose California grave marker reads “1935-1998 And the Beat Goes On”?
Answer: Sonny Bono’s
No winner

Wednesday 11/27/19
What was Harold Lloyd Jenkins stage name?
Answer: Conway Twitty
Winner: Randy Stewart of Bullard

Tuesday 11/26/19
Who wrote the novel “Murder on the Orient Express”?
Answer: Agatha Christie
Winner: Steve Anderson of Tyler

Monday 11/25/19
Who became President after Zachary Taylor died in 1850?
Answer: Willard Fillmore
Winner: Patty Long of Tyler

Friday 11/22/19
At 5’6, who was the tallest of the Three Stooges?
Answer: Shemp Howard
Winner: Glen Jeansonne of Gilmer

Thursday 11/21/19
In radio, what does AM stand for?
Answer: Amplitude Modulation
Winner: Brandon Ponder of Longview

Wednesday 11/20/19
What company invented the floppy disc?
Answer: IBM
Winner: Dash Williams of Gladewater

Tuesday 11/19/19
What is hippophobia?
Answer: Horses
Winner: Matt Wicks of Longview

Monday 11/18/19
What is the name of Kathy Bates’ character in the movie “Misery”?
Answer: Annie Wilkes
Winner: Gary Bowman of Henderson

Friday 11/15/19
Who was the first person on TV to say, “Live from New York, it’s Saturday night!”?
Answer: Chevy Chase
Winner: James Webb of Longview

Thursday 11/14/19
Frank Sinatra was buried with a bottle of what?
Answer: Jack Daniel’s whiskey
Winner: Kevin Braly of Tyler

Wednesday 11/13/19
John Augustus Larson invented what in 1921?
Answer: Lie detector
Winner: A.B. Johnson of Hideaway Lake

Tuesday 11/12/19
What musical family’s two oldest brothers, Virl and Tom, were born deaf?
Answer: The Osmonds
Winner: Nancy Page of Bullard

Monday 11/11/19
Veterans Day originated as what?
Answer: Armistice Day
Winner: Ron Hill of Tyler

Friday 11/8/19
What chained opened it’s first store in 1962 in the town of Rogers, Arkansas?
Answer: Walmart
Winner: Mark Shaw of Troup

Thursday 11/7/19
What is the surname of Sesame Street’s The Count?
Answer: Von Count
Winner: John Doubt of Gilmer

Wednesday 11/6/19
How is film star Marion Morrison better known?
Answer: John Wayne
Winner: Glen Roberson of Tyler

Tuesday 11/5/19
What separates the twin cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul?
Answer: Mississippi River
Winner: Nathaniel Moran of Tyler

Monday 11/4/19
What is the 6th planet from the Sun?
Answer: Saturn
Winner: Nathan Lee of Tyler

Friday 11/1/19
What meal in a box is called the San Francisco treat?
Answer: Rice-a-Roni
Winner: Cody Orms of Longview

Thursday 10/31/19
In what year was the classic film “Freaks” released?
Answer: 1932
Winner: Tony Murry of Mineola

Wednesday 10/30/19
What is the dot over the letter i called?
Answer: A tittle
Winner: Alan Adams of Gilmer

Tuesday 10/29/19
What actor was the narrator in the movie “Stand By Me”?
Answer; Richard Dreyfess
Winner: Linda Bullard of Mineola

Monday 10/28/19
Who was America’s first billionaire?
Answer: John D. Rockefeller
Winner: Gayla Trouse of Lindale

Thursday 10/24/19
Who performed the first human heart transplant?
Answer: Dr. Chris Barnard
Winner: John Christian of Tyler

Wednesday 10/23/19
Eddie Murphy was the voice of which character in the Skrek movies?
Answer: Donkey
Winner: Thurman Parson of Longview

Tuesday 10/22/19
What is the name of the gypsy girl who Quasimodo fell in love with?
Answer: Esmeralda
Winner: Will Christian of Tyler

Monday 10/21/19
What did Harry Houdini die from on Halloween in 1926?
Answer: Ruptured appendix
Winner: John Moore of Whitehouse

Friday 10/18/19
What was Captain McIntyre’s nickname on M*A*S*H?
Answer: Trapper John
Winner: Steve Rainwater of Tyler

Thursday 10/17/19
Who was the chief photographer for Rolling Stone magazine from 1970 to 1983?
Answer: Annie Leibowitz
Winner: Rick & Nancy Boone of Tyler

Wednesday 10/16/19
Who had a hit song called “Gettin’ Jiggy With It”?
Answer: Will Smith
Winner: Hershel Massenburge of Tyler

Tuesday 10/15/19
What are baby koalas called?
Answer: Joeys
Winner: Ricky Yielding of Jacksonville

Monday 10/14/19
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Park is located along the shores of what lake?
Answer: Lake Michigan
Winner: John Wuthnow of Longview

Friday 10/11/19
How old was Sean Connery when he first played James Bond?
Answer: 32
Winner: Ken Popplewell of Bullard

Thursday 10/10/19
Which artist painted “American Gothic”?
Answer: Grant Wood
Winner: Donny Stroman of Kilgore

Wednesday 10/9/19
What peace activist was the emcee at Woodstock?
Answer: Wavy Gravy
Winner: Jack Clephas of Tyler

Tuesday 10/8/19
What is the main ingredient of the dish called Baby Ghanoush?
Answer: Eggplant
Winner: Jeannie Conneen of Tyler