Saturday, October 31, 2015

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: Who is the only one in the Peanuts gang that believed in The Great Pumpkin? A: Linus

Q:In which country did Halloween originate?  
A: Ireland

Q:What was Dracula’s real name?  
A: Vlad the Impaler

Q:Out of which vegetable were Jack O’ Lanterns originally made? 
A: Turnips

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q:Who was the girl singer in Gene Krupa's band?  
A: Anita O’Day

Q:What was the longest time between two twins being born?  
A:   87 days.

Q:During World War II, the crew of the British submarine HMS Trident kept what animal aboard their vessel for six weeks (it was a gift from the Russians)? A: a fully grown reindeer called Pollyanna

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q; On Feb. 2, 1653, New Amsterdam was incorporated. What do we call  New Amsterdam today?  
A: Today it's called New York City.
Q:Can you name the five charter members of Baseball’s Hall of Fame? 
A: Of 226 ballots cast, Ty Cobb received 222 votes, Babe Ruth 215, Honus Wagner 215, Christy Matthewson 205, and Walter  Johnson 189. At least 170 votes were required for induction.
Q: Who was the first person that banned smoking in the White House
A: Feb. 2, 1993, First lady Hillary Clinton banned smoking in the White House.
Q:In what year was the first iPhone released? 
A: 2007

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Alan Rock's Trivia

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

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 age was Omkari Panwar of New Delhi when she gave birth to twins?  
A: She was 70 years old when she became the mother of twins in 2008.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

Alan's Trivia

Q: On Oct 11, 1975, "Saturday Night Live" debuted on NBC-TV, starring Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Chevy Chase, Jane Curtin, Garrett Morris, Laraine Newman, and Gilda Radner. Who was the first host?  

A: George Carlin.

Q: On Oct. 11, 1984, a female space shuttle astronaut became the first American woman to walk in space. Do you remember her name?  

A: Kathy Sullivan

Q:Where in the human body is the talus bone?  

A: The Ankle

Q: Gout is caused by elevated levels of which substance in the blood? 
A: Uric acid.

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Alan Rock's trivia

Q: On Oct 10, 1980, actor Billy Thomas died of a heart attack at age 49. He starred in 89 Our Gang films as who? . 
A: Buckwheat. In 1990 an imposter appeared as Buckwheat on ABC’s TV news program 20/20.

Q: What was the Platters’ biggest selling single?  
A: "The Great Pretender" in 1955. Flipside was called "I’m Just a Dancing Partner."

Q: As of 2012, only five jazz musicians have been featured on the cover of Time Magazine. Can you name them?  
A: Thelonious Monk (Feb. 1964), Louis Armstrong (Feb. 1949), Duke Ellington )Aug. 1956), Wynton Marsalis (Oct. 1990) , and Dave Brubeck ( Nov. 1954).

Q: What is a pregnant goldfish is called?  
A: A Twit

Sunday, October 04, 2015

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q:What was the first CD pressed in the United States? 

A: Bruce Springsteen’s Born In The USA.

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.

A: Type O is the most common blood type in the world. Type AB (neg) is the rarest.
Where is the worlds only roller skating museum located?  

A: Lincoln, Nebraska

Saturday, October 03, 2015

Alan's Trivia

Q: In the famous shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock's film. "Psycho," what was used for blood?  
A: Chocolate syrup.
Q; Which fairy rules the Kingdom of Sweets in the ballet, The Nutcracker?  
A: The Sugar Plum Fairy
Q: You suffer from lachanophobia. What do you have an abnormal fear of? 
A: Vegetables
Q Who was the mother of Queen Mary I?  
A: Catherine of Aragon.