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

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: On radio in the 1940s, who was Captain Midnight’s mechanic? 
A: Ichabod "Icky" Mudd. Aristotle Jones was the Captain’s scientific adviser.
Q:Wes Montgomery taught himself to play the guitar while still a teenager, and developed an interesting playing style. What was unique about his self-taught style? 
A: He played with his thumb
Q:Who was the first musician to put together a jazz trio of piano, guitar and bass?

A: Nat King Cole

Q:In the film “Back To The Future” what make of car is motified to make a time machine? 
A: DeLorean

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: How many different animal shapes are in the Animal Crackers cookie zoo? A: 17. In total there have been 37 different animals featured in Barnum's Animal Crackers since 1903. The current crackers are bear, bison, camel, cougar, elephant, giraffe, gorilla, hippopotamus, hyena, kangaroo, lion, monkey, rhinoceros, seal, sheep, tiger, and zebra.

Q: What was so unusual about the month of February 1865? 
A: The only month is recorded history not to have a full moon.

Q:Who was the fist U.S. President to hold a press conference on television? 

Q: How many honeybees does it take to produce one tablespoon of honey? 
A: 12

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q:Where do people have the most bones? 
A: Of the 206 bones in the average adult human body, 106 are found in the hands and feet (54 are in the hands; 52 are in the feet).
Q:Which U.S. county occupies the smallest area? 
A: The U.S. county that occupies the smallest area is New York County -- Manhattan. Despite its small area, Manhattan is considered one of the world's foremost commercial, financial, and cultural centers. It is renowned for its many points of interest. Among these are Broadway, one of the world's best-known streets, Wall Street, skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building , Greenwich Village, Central Park, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Opera House, the Museum of Modern Art, Columbia University, and New York University.
Q:How many verses does The Star Spangled have? 
A: 4
Q:The average human body has enough fat to produce how many bars of soap? 
A: 7