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.

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q:In a recent survey, what did Americans reveal as their favorite smell? 
A: Fresh Baked Bread

Q: What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers all have in common? 
A: They were all invented by women.

Q:What are the 3 most valuable brand names on earth as of 2013
A: Apple, Microsoft, Coca Cola followed by IBM, Google, MacDonald’s, General Electric, Intel, Samsung, Louis Vuitton

Q:When was the last time the Republican Party won a presidential election without somebody named either Bush or Nixon on the ticket? 
A: 1928.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: What is said to be determined by counting the number of cricket chirps in 14 seconds and adding 40? 
A: The Temperature
Q: It is said that a violin contains about how many separate pieces of wood?
A: 70
Q: A stroke of lighting discharges how many million volts?

A: From 10 to 100 million volts and 30,000 amperes of electricity

Q: When President Dwight D. Eisenhower, who played football for West Point, got injured trying to tackle what Olympic and NFL star? 
A: Jim Thorpe 

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: Who was the Creole musician from New Orleans who was the self-proclaimed "inventor" of jazz? 
A: Jelly Roll Morton

Q: What United States park and tourist destination is 95 percent water? 
A:  Biscayne National Park.

Q: How many vocal sounds can cats make? 
A: Over a hundred while dogs only have about ten.

Q: How many blinks does the average person make? 
A: About twelve times per minute or about 10,000 blinks on an average day