Sunday, October 19, 2014

Alan Rock's Trivia

 Q: In the famous tongue twister, what does she sell by the seashore? 
A: Sea Shells

Q: Which American actor starred in the television series "The Untouchables" (late 1950s - early 1960s) and hosted the television show "Unsolved Mysteries" from 1987-2002?  
A: Robert Stack

Q:"MacGyver": The eponymous lead character is often called "Mac", short for his last name. However, he has this name as his given name, Celtic/Gaelic for "one strength".  
A: Angus

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: In the classic TV cartoon "Tom & Jerry", what type of animal is Jerry?  
A: Mouse

Q: What part of our body remains the same size from birth? 
A: Our eyes always remain the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.

Q: What lighthearted detective drama aired on the ABC network from 1979 to 1984 and featured a rich married couple, played by Robert Wagner and Stephanie Powers, who solved crimes, along with Max, their live-in assistant? 
A: Hart to Hart

Q: What is the longest word that can be made in the English language using the letters from only one row of the keyboard?  
A: Typewriter

Sunday, October 12, 2014

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: When Apollo 11 lunar module first landed on the moon how much fuel remained? 
A: Just 20 seconds
Q:Who hosted the first White House Thanksgiving dinner? 
A: James. K. Polk’s wife, Sarah
Q: What is the estimated percent of what we forget everyday from what we learn? 
A: 80%

Q: Who was the first U.S. President to give a speech on television?
A: Harry S. Truman

Sunday, October 05, 2014

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: What is the only animal that can’t jump? 
A: The Elephant

Q: During World War II what were the Oscars made out of? 
A: Wood

Q: Who was the first couple to be shown in the same bed together on prime time TV? 
A: Fred and Wilma Flintstone.

Q: What is the book most often stolen from public libraries
A: The Guinness Book of World Records

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q:What was the first CD pressed in the United States? 
A: Bruce Springsteen’s Born In The USA.

Q:What is the only food that doesn’t spoil? 
A: Honey

Q:Today is National Junk Food Day.  Which Junk Food is most popular? 
A: Although Potato chips are the Number 1 selling snack in the United States. Statistics show that they accompany lunch 32 percent of the time and dinner 18 percent of the time. Donuts are the top selling Junk Food, followed by Pizza, and  Ice cream.

Q:What is the only planet in our solar system that rotates clockwise? 
A: Venus

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q:Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history:can you name
A: Spades - King David; Clubs - Alexander the Great;Hearts-Charlemagne
and Diamonds – Julius Caesar.

Q:According to one study, what percent of homes with lawns have some sort of lawn ornament in their yard? 
A: 24%

Q: Mars Candy corp, makers of Snickers, Three Musketeers, Milky Way, Twix ect., cut the size of their candy bars by 11%. They referred to it not as cutting size but cutting what?
A:“cutting calories”.

Q:Why did Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never phoned his wife or his mother. 
A: They were both deaf.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q:Why did old firehouses have circular stairways? 
A: Old firehouses have circular staircases because, in the days when horses pulled fire engines and were stabled on the ground floor of fire houses, they figured out how to walk up straight staircases.

Q: The Flintstones was originally sponsored by whom? 
A: Winston cigarettes, and was intended for adults.

Q:Why is it that when you see an advertisement for a watch the time is 10:10? 
A: the arms frame the brand of the watch (and make it look like it's smiling.)

Q: When Alan Shepard was waiting for liftoff to become the first American in space, a reporter asked him what he was thinking about. Do you know his answer?  
A: He it is said that he replied “The fact that every part of this ship was built by the low bidder.