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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!

Monday 1/21/19
Name the three Bee Gees.
Answer: Barry, Robin and Maurice
Winner: Zach White of Big Sandy

Friday 1/18/19
Name the only NFL team to go the whole season undefeated, including playoffs and the Super Bowl.
Ans….The Maimi Dolphins in 1972
Winner….Joe Stacer of Red Springs

Thursday 1/17/19
Of the original 13 colonies, which is the only one without a border on the Atlantic Ocean?
Ans…Pennsylvania
Winner…Randall Jackson of Winona

Wednesday 1/16/19
What Shakespearean character is famed for the line, “A horse, a horse, my kingdom for a horse?”
Ans…Richard III
Winner…Vayden Londo of Flint

Tuesday 1/15/19
Who first said, “It’s not easy being green?”
Answer: Kermit the Frog
Winner…Clay Kinsner of Jacksonville.

Monday 1/14/19
George Town is the Capital city of what island group?
Answer: They Cayman Islands
Winner: Melanie Berry of Longview

Friday 1/11/19
Who was Time magazine’s first Person of the Year?
Answer: Charles Lindburgh
Winner: Charles Richter of Tyler

Thursday 1/10/19
What two planets are typically synonymous with man and woman?
Answer: Venus and Mars
Winner: Mark Deaton of Chandler

Wednesday 1/9/19
What admiral of the American Revolution is considered to be the father of the U.S. Navy?
Answer: John Paul Jones
Winner: Will Christian of Tyler

Tuesday 1/8/19
Which two fruits are an anagram of each other?
Answer: Lemon and melon
Winner: Jason McCrary of Tyler

Monday 1/7/19
What is D.J.’s full name on the TV show “Roseanne”?
Answer: David Jacob
Winner: Angie Gordon of Lindale

Friday 1/4/19
What state is nicknamed the “Beehive State”?
Answer: Utah
Winner: Jeff Wherry of Tyler

Thursday 1/3/19
Who established The March of Dimes?
Answer: Franklin Roosevelt
Winner: Herb Ellis of Bullard

Wednesday 1/2/19
What does FM stand for?
Answer: Frequency Modulation
Winner: John Cristian of Tyler

Monday 12/31/18
In the carton “Wacky Races”, who drove the Compact Pussycat?
Answer: Penelope Pitstop
Winner: Donny Stroman of Kilgore

Friday 12/28/18
Chuck Taylor was the first endorser of what popular brand of shoes?
Answer: Converse All Stars
Winner: Ron Ellis of Tyler

Thursday 12/27/18
Who wrote “The Invisible Man”?
Answer: H.G. Wells
Winner: Jack Clephas of Tyler

Wednesday 12/26/18
What is the Latin word for poison?
Answer: Venenum
Winner: Alma Spencer of Gladewater

Monday 12/23/18
Who provided the original voice of Mr. Magoo?
Answer: Jim Backus
Winner: Darrell Durio of Alba

Friday 12/21/18
Who played Tonto on the Lone Ranger TV series?
Answer: Jay Silverheels
Winner: Mike Malone of Tyler

Thursday 12/20/18
Name the three characters who sing “The Chipmunk Song”.
Answer: Alvin, Theodore and Simon
Winner: Russell Popp of Flint

Wednesday 12/19/18
Who was the 41st Vice President of the United States?
Answer: Nelson Rockefeller
Winner: Nancy Page of Bullard

Tuesday 12/18/18
Ranger VII was the first US spacecraft to send back pictures of what?
Answer: The moon
Winner: Rick Boone of Flint

Monday 12/17/18
A light aircraft without an engine is called a what?
Answer: A glider
Winner: Steve Rainwater of Tyler

Friday 12/14/18
What’s the name of the little boy who discovers “Where the Wild Things Are”?
Answer: Max
Winner: Gayla Trouse

Thursday 12/13/18
Which Smurf has a heart tattooed on each arm?
Answer: Hefty Smurf
Winner: Craig Nichols of Flint

Wednesday 12/12/18
Who was the original host of The Price Is Right?
Answer: Bill Cullen
Winner: Melanie Whitten of Longview

Tuesday 12/11/18
Name the singer known as Little Miss Dynamite.
Answer: Brenda Lee
Winner: Mike Wright of Whitehouse

Monday 12/10/18
How old was singer Otis Redding when he died?
Answer: 26
Winner: Lola Lang of Lindale

Friday 12/7/18
What number is indicated by the Roman numeral “D”?
Answer: 500
Winner: Tom Ward of Tyler

Thursday 12/6/18
How many stars are in the Big Dipper?
Answer: Seven
Winner: C.G. Mata of Overton

Wednesday 12/5/18
What was President Bush’s nickname?
Answer: Poppy
Winner: Will Stroman of Kilgore

Tuesday 12/4/18
Finish this quote from President Bush: “I’m President of the United States and I’m not going to eat any more ____________.
Answer: Broccoli
Winner: Will Christian of Tyler

Monday 12/3/18
Where was George H. W. Bush born?
Answer: Milton, Massachusetts
Winner: Olan Divine of Chandler

Friday 11/30/18
Name the title of track one on the Michael Jackson “Thriller” album.
Answer: Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’
No winner

Thursday 11/29/18
How old was George Harrison when he died?
Answer: 58 years old
Winner: Linda Bullard of Mineola

Wednesday 11/28/18
Which state is home to Cape Lookout National Seashore?
Answer: North Carolina
Winner: Dash Williams of Gladewater

Tuesday 11/27/18
Who played Steve Urkel on TV’s Family Matters?
Answer: Jaleel White
Winner: Hershel Massenburg of Tyler

Monday 11/26/18
Who was the only clean shaven U.S. President in the fifty years between Grant and Taft?
Answer: William McKinley
Winner: Bobby Long of Tyler

Friday 11/23/18
How many inches is a span?
Answer: 9 inches
Winner: Corey Cooper of Whitehouse

Thursday 11/22/18
Thanksgiving Holiday

Wednesday 11/21/18
What is a tightrope walker called?
Answer: Funambulist
Winner: A.B. Johnson of Hideaway Lake

Tuesday 11/20/18
Who played Senator Harrison Roberts in the film Casino?
Answer: Dick Smothers
Winner: No winner

Monday 11/19/18
What children’s book did Forrest Gump keep in his suitcase?
Answer: Curious George
Winner: Tim Quinn of Whitehouse

Friday 11/16/18
Name the NFL team that overcame a 25-point deficit to win the 2107 Super Bowl.
Answer: The New England Patriots
Winner: Marcy Newsom of Tyler

Thursday 11/15/18
What was the name of the first manned mission to land on the moon?
Answer: Apollo 11
Winner: John Christian, Tyler

Wednesday 11/14/18
What Television host quipped at his 100- wedding, “The answer is…yes”?
Answer: Alex Trebek
Winner: Laurel Maynard of Tyler

Tuesday 11/13/18
What is the name of the passenger train service created in 1883 that connects Paris and Constantinople?
Answer: The Orient Express
Winner:Joe Stacer of Red Springs

Monday 11/12/18
The United States Supreme Court has how man judges?
Answer: nine
Winner: Jeff Hamilton of Diana

Friday 11/9/18
Who was on the first cover of Rolling Stone magazine?
Answer: John Lennon
Winner: Nathaniel Moran of Tyler

Thursday 11/8/18
In pool, what is the standard color of the 1 ball?
Answer: Yellow
Winner: Kerry Nix of Tyler

Wednesday 11/7/18
He was born John Henry Ramistella. Who did he grow up to be?
Answer: Johnny Rivers
Winner: Clifton Norwood of Flint

Tuesday 11/6/18
A pluot is a hybrid of what two fruits?
Answer: Plum and apricot
Winner: Josh Smith of Mineola

Monday 11/5/18
In what year did Parker Brothers begin marketing Monopoly?
Answer: 1935
Winner: Jerry Wherry of Tyler

Friday 11/2/18
What two colors are the cat’s hat in “The Cat in the Hat”?
Answer: Red and white
Winner: Lance Moore of Frankston

Thursday 11/1/18
What John Irving novel with an armadillo on the cover tells the story of an extremely short boy?
Answer: A Prayer For Owen Meany
Winner: Melanie Berry of Longview

Wednesday 10/31/18
Who is Rob Van Winkle better known as?
Answer: Vanilla Ice
Winner: Bobby Oglesby of Tyler

Tuesday 10/30/18
What number is at the 12 o’clock position on a dartboard?
Answer: 20
Winner: Tony Cushman of Bullard

Monday 10/29/18
What novel portrays the Joad family during the Great Depresion?
Answer: The Grapes of Wrath
Winner: Bart Haley of Lindale

Friday 10//26/18
What is the capital of Massachusetts?
Answer: Boston
Winner: Sara Maynard of Lindale

Thursday 10/25/18
Who is the voice of Bart Simpson?
Answer: Nancy Cartwright
Winner: Ronnie Davis of Tyler

Wednesday 10/24/18
What is the name of the theme song from the TV show “Friends”?
Answer: “I’ll Be There For You”
Winner: Joey Bondurant of Henderson

Tuesday 10/23/18
Who wrote and directed the film American Graffiti?
Answer: George Lucas
Winner: Blythe Maynard of Tyler

Monday 10/22/18
What is isolophobia the fear of?
Answer: Being alone
Winner: Charles Ritchter of Tyler

Friday 10/19/18
Who sang the song, “Harper Valley PTA”?
Answer: Jeannie C. Riley

Thursday 10/18/18
What are you if you are myopic?
Answer: Near-sighted
Winner: Glen Johnson of Gilmer

Wednesday 10/17/18
What is the name of the raven in George Orwell’s “Animal Farm”?
Answer: Moses
Winner: Angie Gordon of Lindale

Tuesday 10/16/18
Who directed the movie Apocalypse Now?
Answer: Francis Ford Coppola
Winner: Eugene West of Troup

Monday 10/15/18
Who or what was Rosanna Arquette desperately seeking in 1985?
Answer: Susan
Winner: Gayla Trouse of Lindale

Friday 10/12/18
What game show host took his stage name from the college in his West Virginia hometown?
Answer: Peter Marshall
No winner!

Thursday 10/11/18
Who replaced Barbara Walters on the “Today” show?
Answer: Jane Pauley
Winner: Mark Lumpkin of Tyler

Wednesday 10/10/18
What vegetable takes its name from the capital of Belgium?
Answer: Brussels Sprouts
Winner: Chris Chappa of Hawkins

Tuesday 10/9/18
Who was the star of TV’s Quantum Leap?
Answer: Scott Bakula
Winner: Brandon Ponder of Longview

Monday 10/8/18
What was The Elephant Man’s name?
Answer: Joseph Merrick
Winner: Ron Ellis of Tyler

Friday 10/5/18
What TV show’s announcer was Hank “Hey Now!” Kingsley?
Answer: The Larry Sanders Show
Winner: Melanie Whitton of Longview

Thursday 10/4/18
Where was Janis Joplin born?
Answer: Port Arthur, TX
Winner: Jack Springer of Tyler

Wednesday 10/3/18
What is gymnophobia a fear of?
Answer: Nudity
Winner: Lola Lang of Lindale

Tuesday 10/2/18
Who is the leader of the band Mike & The Mechanics?
Answer: Mike Rutherford
Winner: Kevin Braly of Tyler

Monday 10/1/18
In what year did the motto “In God We Trust” appear on U.S. paper money?
Answer: 1957
Winner: David Williams of Tyler

Friday 9/28/18
Singer John Denver offered the Soviet Union $10 Million to do what?
Answer: Put him on their space shuttle
Winner: Jeff Hamilton of Diana

Thursday 9/27/18
Which star of “Cheers” also starred in the TV show “Veronica’s Closet”?
Answer: Kirstie Alley
Winner: Tom Ward of Tyler

Wednesday 9/26/18
What was the first host of “The Tonight Show”?
Answer: Steve Allen
Winner: Bill Singer of Big Sandy

Tuesday 9/25/18
Whose sidekick was named Woozy Winks?
Answer: Plastic Man
Winner: Steve Nulf

Monday 9/24/18
What is the capital of Kansas?
Answer: Topeka
Winner: Curt Nelson of Tyler

Friday 9/21
Who wrote Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe?
Answer: Fannie Flagg
Winner: Angie Gordon of Hideaway Lake

Thursday 9/20
Who was the second man to walk on the Moon?
Answer: Buzz Aldrin
Winner: James Savage of Lindale

Wednesday 9/19
Who is the voice of Buzz Lightyear in the Toy Story series?
Answer: Tim Allen
Winner: Wayne Alred of Hallsville

Tuesday 9/18
Whose tombstone, in Siler City, NC, bears the inscription “Aunt Bee”?
Answer: Frances Bavier
Winner: Billy Trichel of Overton

Monday 9/17
What song by Van McCoy spawned a dance craze of the same name?
Answer: The Hustle
Winner: Dash Williams of Gladewater

Friday 9/14
A skulk is a group of what animals?
Answer: Foxes
Winner: Linda Bullard of Mineola

Thursday 9/13
Who played Bela Lugosi in the 1994 film Ed Wood?
Answer: Marin Landau
Winner: Joe Stacer of Tyler

Wednesday 9/12
What is Nitrouls Oxide more commonly known as?
Answer: Laughing Gas
Winner: Clayton Pecot of Longview

Tuesday 9/11
Who was the first US secretary of the Treasury?
Answer: Alexander Hamilton
Winner: Bobby Long of Tyler

Monday 9/10
Who starred in the role of Ben on Bonanza?
Answer: Lorne Green
Winner: Roger Nixon

Friday 9/7
What was the sequel to Little Women?
Answer: Good Wives
Winner: Jack Clephas of Tyler

Thursday 9/6
Who appeared on the first cover of TV Guide?
Answer: Lucille Ball
Winner” Marcy Newsome of Tyler

Wednesday 9/5
What film featured the fictitious band the Soggy Bottom Boys?
Answer: Oh Brother Where Art Tho
Winner: John Christian of Tyler

Tuesday 9/4
Who wrote the play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof?
Answer: Tennessee Williams
Winner: Ricky Yielding of Bullard

Friday 8/31
How would you write 99 in Roman Numerals?
Answer: XCIX
Winner: Melanie Berry of Longview

Thursday 8/30
Which continent is also a country?
Answer: Australia
Winner: Lance Smith of Flint

Wednesday 8/29
Where was Michael Jackson born?
Answer: Gary, Indiana
Winner: Trey Casper of Tyler

Tuesday 8/28
Who is known for his role as Hutch on Starsky & Hutch?
Answer: David Soul
Winner: David Doyle of Laird Hill

Monday 8/27
Washington DC is located on the shore of what river?
Answer: Potomac River
Winner: Jeff Wherry of Tyler

Friday 8/24
Who wrote “The Tropic of Cancer”?
Answer: Henry Miller
Winner: Timothy Peterson of Flint

Thursday 8/23
What character did Rick Springfield play on General Hospital?
Answer: Noah Drake
Winner: Tony Murray of Mineola

Wednesday 8/22
The Canadian flag features a leaf from what tree?
Answer: Maple
Winner: James Savage of Lindale

Tuesday 8/21
What president signed the executive order making Hawaii a state?
Answer: Dwight Eisnehower
Winner: Rebecca Sanders of Tyler

Monday 8/20
Who was the first person to break the sound barrier?
Answer: Chuck Yeager
Winner: Richard Townsend of Arp

Friday 8/17
What was Aretha Franklin’s middle name?
Answer: Louise
Winner: Charles Richter of Tyler

Thursday 8/16
Who is the movie Walking Tall based on?
Answer: Buford Pusser
Winner: Andrew Smith of Henderson

Wednesday 8/15
Who was the opening act at Woodstock?
Answer: Richie Valens
Winner: Ben Swain of Flint

Tuesday 8/14
What do the letters CPU stand for?
Answer: Central Processing Unit
Winner: Steve Rainwater of Tyler

Monday 8/13
Who was the founder of modern nursing?
Answer: Clara Barton
Winner: Manuel Rivera of Tyler

Friday 8/10
What artificial waterway connect the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea?
Answer: The Suez Canal
Winner: Will Apple of Longview

Thursday 8/9
Who was VIce President under Gerald Ford?
Answer: Nelson Rockefeller
Winner: Brian Norwood of Hallsville

Wednesday 8/8
What is the name of Dustin Hoffman’s character in the Graduate?
Answer: Benjamin Braddock
Winner: Sonya Moore of Longview

Tuesday 8/7
Who was first woman to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame?
Answer: Aretha Franklin
Winner: Olan Devine of Chandler

Monday 8/6
What is the largest rodent found in North America?
Answer: Beaver
Winner: Scott Schaffer of Gilmer

Friday 8/3
He was born Anthony Dominick Bennedetto…
Answer: Tony Bennett
Winner: Jason McCrary of Tyler

Thursday 8/2
Who played Eddie Munster on The Munsters?
Answer: Butch Patrick
Winner: Charles Kroscher

Wednesday 8/1
The Aardvark is native to what country?
Answer: Africa
Winner: Bobby Oglesbee of Tyler

Tuesday 7/31
Who knows what evil lurks in the heart of men?
Answer: The Shadow Knows
Winner: Cindy Moore of Lindale

Monday 7/3
Where were the 1932 Olympics held?
Answer: Los Angeles
Winner: Kevin Braly of Tyler

Friday 7/27
Who was first choice to play Gilligan?
Answer: Jerry Van Dyke
Winner: Billy Brown of Quitman

Thursday 7/26
In the Roman religion who is the god of the sea?
Answer: Neptune
Winner: PG Mada of Overton

Wednesday 7/25
The southern most part of the US is located in what state?
Answer: Hawaii
Winner: Kent Popperwell of Teaselville

Tuesday 7/24
Who played the frumpy spinster Gladys Ormphby on Laugh In?
Answer: Ruth Buzzi
Winner: Lola Lang of Lindale

Monday 7/23
Who was the 18th president of the US?
Answer: Ulysses S Grant
Winner: Nathaniel Moran of Tyler

Friday 7/20
What was the first stop in Emerald City for Dorothy and rest of the crew?
Answer: Wash & Brush Up Company
Winner: No Winner

Thursday 7/19
If liquor is 100 proof how much alcohol is present?
Answer: 50%
Winner: John Christian of Tyler

Wednesday 7/18
What is the name for the upper arm bone?
Answer: Humerous
Winner: Bill Liebbe of Lindale

Tuesday 7/17
What monster lives in the The Matterhorn at Disney Land?
Answer: The Abominable Snowman
Winner: Melanie Whitten of Longview

Monday 7/16
Where was the first parking meter installed in the US?
Answer: Oklahoma City
No Winner

Friday 7/13
What movie was Eye of the Tiger the theme song of?
Answer: Rocky 3
Winner: James Byrd of Troup

Thursday 7/12
Who is Milton Teagle Simmons?
Answer: Richard Simmons
Winner: Tim Peterson of Flint

Wednesday 7/11
What is the name of the longest side of a right triangle?
Answer: hypotenuse
Winner: Doyle Stenger of Big Sandy

Tuesday 7/10
Who composed the music for the Broadway musical Hello Dolly?
Answer: Jerry Herman
Winner: Eugene West of Troup

Monday 7/9
Who succeeded Zachary Taylor?
Answer: Millard Fillmore
Winner: John Dyers

Friday 7/6
What is the secret identity of Batman’s sidekick Robin?
Answer: Dick Grayson
No Winner

Thursday 7/5
The Carolina Reaper and Trinidad Scorpion are varieties of what?
Answer: Chili Peppers
Winner: Darrell Durio

Tuesday 7/3
What city is the UN Headquarters located in?
Answer: New York City
Winner: Carter Goth of Murchison

Monday 7/2
What is the English translation for Volkswagen?
Answer: People’s Car
Winner: John Wethmow of Longview

Friday 6/29
What country is named for its location on the equator?
Answer: Ecuador
Winner: Joe Stacer of Tyler