Sunday, November 29, 2015

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: Which Apollo mission landed the first people on the moon? 
A: Apollo 11

Q: After a diamond, what is the next hardest stone found in nature? 
A: Sapphire

Q: How many days does it take the planet Mercury to orbit the sun? 
A One year would be 88 days

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: Who planned the first Thanksgiving festival? 
A: Thomas Jefferson
Q: In 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt moved Thanksgiving Day to one week earlier that it was previously observed. Why?  
 A: To boost the Christmas shopping season
Q: According to the Calorie Control Council, how many calories will did the average American consume on Thanksgiving Day? 
A: 4,500
Q: In the Bible, who was turned into a pillar of salt?  
A: Lot’s wife

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q:According to the Butterball corporation, they recommend that you thaw a wrapped turkey in the refrigerator how long per 4 pounds of bird?  
A: One Day per 4 Lbs.

Q: Which president established Thanksgiving as an official national holiday? A: Abraham Lincoln 

Q: Which president established the fourth Thursday in November as Thanksgiving?  A: Franklin D. Roosevelt 
Q: In what year was a turkey first issued a "presidential pardon"?  
A: 1947 

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Alan's Trivia

Q: With which magazine would you most associate with Alfred E. Neuman? 
A: Mad

Q: NOV 21, 1934, who was the teenager, dressed in borrowed clothes and men's shoes, who won Amateur Night at New York's Apollo Theater?  
A: Ella Fitzgerald. After fumbling her first song, Ella Fitzgerald started again and wowed the audience with "Object of My Affection" and "Judy."

Q: Which US President was the first to travel in a submerged sub? 
A: NOV. 21, 1946 Harry Truman 

Q: How many chapters are there in the Book of Genesis?  
A: 50

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: The average dog can make about 10 different vocal sounds. How many different vocal sounds can the average cat make?   
A: About 100.

Q:Cats are one of only three four-footed animals that walk by moving their front and hind legs, first on one side and then the other. Name the other two animals with this trait.  
A: Camels and giraffes walk similarly to cats.

Q:In what year was Thanksgiving declared by Congress to be a legal holiday, held on the fourth Thursday in November?  
A: 1941

Q: It is not a sure thing that turkey was part of the Thanksgiving Feast, but what other meat was definitely part of the meal?  
A: venison

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: On Nov. 14, 1954 Bill Haley’s first hit record peaked at number 7. Do you remember the name of the song?  
A : Shake, Rattle, & Roll.
Q: Nov. 14, 1980, Martin Scorsese's film "Raging Bull" opened in the U.S. Robert DeNiro as what boxer?  
A: Jake LaMotta.
Q: Who originally sang ‘Do You Know The Way to San José? 
A: Dionne Warwick
Q:What is Indiana Jones’ profession? 
A: Archaeologist

Sunday, November 08, 2015

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: In the Kenny Rogers song ‘The Gambler,’ what is the best you can hope for? 

A: To die in your sleep.

Q:Who played the character Jack Ryan in the 1992 film ‘Patroit Games’? 

A: Harrison Ford

Q:In the Paul Simon song, how many ways are there to leave your lover? 

A: 50

Q:Who is the lead actor in the 1972 film 'Fist of Fury'?  
A: Bruce Lee