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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 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

Monday 10/7/19
What was the first sports-themed movie to win the Oscar for Best Picture?
Answer: Rocky
Winner: Eugene West of Troup

Friday 10/4/19
What is the point value of the letter Z in a standard Scrabble game?
Answer: 10
Winner: David Hamm of Winona

Thursday 10/3/19
What US President loved Fresca so much he had a tap installed in the Oval Office?
Answer: Lyndon Johnson
Winner: Richard Flores of Lindale

Wednesday 10/2/19
How many wings does a flea have?
Answer: None
Winner: Randall Jackson of Tyler

Tuesday 10/1/19
What TV mother has presided over the longest running American sitcom ever?
Answer: Marge Simpson
Winner: Zach White of Big Sandy

Monday 9/30/19
Who directed the 1985 film “Out of Africa”?
Answer: Sydney Pollack
Winner: William Stroman of Kilgore

Friday 9/27/19
What is Laura Ingraham’s middle name?
Answer: Anne
Winner: Lola Lang of Lindale

Thursday 9/26/19
Laura Ingraham was a clerk for which US Supreme Court Justice?
Answer: Clarence Thomas
Winner: Chris Brawley of Bullard

Wednesday 9/25/19
Both Thomas Jefferson and John Adams died on what date in 1826?
Answer: July 4
Winner: Joe Stacer of Tyler

Tuesday 9/24/19
What is the liquid component of blood called?
Answer: Plasma
Winner: Richard Townsend of Longview

Monday 9/23/19
In which country was the Michelin tire company founded?
Answer: France
Winner: Will Apple of Longview

Friday 9/20/19
What was the name of Little Orphan Annie’s dog?
Answer: Sandy
Winner: Jeff Hamilton of Diana

Thursday 9/19/19
What are the four famous last words of the book “1984”?
Answer: He loved big brother
Winner: Bill Freeman of East Mountain

Wednesday 9/18/19
Who both wrote and starred in the movie “From Dusk Till Dawn”?
Answer: Quentin Tarantino
Winner: Mark Shaw of Tyler

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