Sunday, August 23, 2015

Alan Rock's Trivia


Q: Johnny Cash's hit song, "A Boy Named Sue" was written by what beloved children's author? 
A: Shel Silverstein

Q:What popular drink was first marketed as “Fruit Smack”? 
A: Kool-Aid

Q:What does the letter “Q” in “Q-Tips stand for?
A: It stands for “Quality”, they were originally called Baby Gays.

Q: It was originally called the "X-Y Position Indicator for a Display System," what do we know it as?
A: The Computer Mouse

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Alan Rock's Trivia


Q: In our solar system, which planet is farthest from the sun? A: Neptune
 Q: What two U.S. cities are both known for producing some of the best thoroughbred horses in the world?A: Lexington, Kentucky and Ocala, Florida.

Q: Who was the first U.S. chief executive to ride in an automobile, in Hartford, Connecticut? A: Aug. 22, 1902: President Theodore Roosevelt became the first U.S. chief executive to ride in an automobile.
Q: In the comic strip Blondie, what is the husband’s name? A: Dagwood.

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Alan Rock's Trivia


Q: What is sushi traditionally wrapped in? 
A: Edible Seaweed

Q: What Elton John album became the first album to enter the charts at number one, in 1975? 
A: Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy

Q:What continent is cut in two fairly equal halves by the Tropic of Capricorn? 
A: Australia.

Q: Who offered insurance against an accidental death caused by a falling Sputnik? 
A: Lloyds of London

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Alan Rock's Trivia


Q: What is the only Caribbean island with a railway
A: Cuba

Q:What is the most northern, eastern and western state in all of America? 
A: Alaska. It’s also the only state to enter the eastern hemisphere.

Q: Where is 70% to 80% of all the fresh water on our planet stored?  
 A: Glaciers

Q: Which US states has the highest speed limit
A: Texas, which has stretches of highway between Austin and San Antonio an eighty-five mile per hour speed limit.

Sunday, August 09, 2015

Alan Rock's Trivia


Q: What was the original title of the Beatles’ hit "Eeanor Rigby:"?  
A: Daisy Hawkins.

Q; What is the minimum number of musicians a band must have to be considered a Big Band?
A: Ten

Q; On Aug. 10, 1776, a committee of Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson suggested the United States adopt "E pluribus unum" -- as the motto for its Great Seal. What does it translate to?
A: "Out of many, one"

Q: What is the world’s biggest Island?
A: Greenland

Saturday, August 08, 2015

Alan Rock's Trivia


Q:What was the first planet to be discovered using a telescope? 
A: Uranus
Q:How many U.S. States border the Gulf of Mexico? 
Five
Q:What Great Lake state has more shoreline than the entire U.S. Atlantic seaboard? 
Michigan
:Who average one patent for every three weeks of his life? 
Thomas Edison

Sunday, August 02, 2015

Alan Rock's Trivia


Q: Name the first comic strip to appear in 2,000 newspapers. 
A: Aug. 2, 1984, Charles Schultz' comic strip "Peanuts" was added to the Portsmouth Daily Times, making it the first comic strip to appear in 2,000 newspapers.

Q: What model appeared topless on a self-penned 1993 novel Pirate? 
A: Fabio

Q: What is a pregnant goldfish is called?  
A: A twit.

Q: In DC Comics Inc., what do the initials DC stand for? 

A: The initials DC refer to the company's series, "Detective Comics."