Saturday, February 27, 2016

Q: On Feb. 28, 1977, comedian Eddie Anderson died at age 71. He had appeared almost 20 years on radio and 15 years on television. We knew him better as?  
A: Jack Benny’s personal valet, Rochester.
Q: If you played all of the Beatles’ singles and albums that came out between 1962 and 1970 back to back, how long would it last

A: It would last for 10 hours and 33 minutes.

Q: How many chemicals are there in a cup of coffee? 

A: More then 1,000 aroma compounds.

Q: On Feb. 27, 1963, Mickey Mantle agreed to play another year for the New York Yankees. At that time he was the hightest paid player in baseball history. How much was he getting?   
A: $100,000, making him the highest-paid player in baseball history. In 1949 he played for $1,100.
Q: What does the letter “S” stand for in NASA? 
A: Space
Q:When talking about electrical current, what does the “D” stand for in DC? 
A: Direct
Q: What is 1999 in Roman numerals? 

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q:George Washington never referred to the national capital by name. He always called it what?  
A: Federal City.

Q:Who was the only grandchild of a president who became President?  
A: Benjamin Harrison

Q:In the Bible, how many pices of silver did Judas get for betraying Jesus? 
A: 30

Q:Which of the Great Lakes is the only one to lie entirely within the United States? 
A: Lake Michigan

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: What card company is the top seller of Valentine's cards in America?  
A: Hallmark
Q: Between girlfriends, wives, mothers, and teachers-who receives the most cards?  
A: Teachers
Q: The giving of Valentines started during which century? 
A: 17th
Q: " Ie Ovele Ouye" is I Love You in what language?  
A: Pig Latin

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: On Feb 13, 1795,  what university became the first U.S. state university to admit students.?  
A: The University of North Carolina. Hinton James was the only student on campus the first two weeks.

Q: What  was the first novel to be written entirely on a typewriter?   
A: "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Q: Who picture is on the 2 dollar bill?  
A: Thomas Jefferson

Q: What state produces a majority of America's roses?  
A: California

Sunday, February 07, 2016

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: The last bare-knuckle boxing championship was held on FEB 7, 1882. Who won?  
A: John L. Sullivan won. If he were alive today, he'd be almost as old as George Foreman.

Q: Which actor did “Star Trek” creator Gene Rodenberry want for the Vulcan character, Spock, before Leonard Nimoy got the gig? 
A: Martin Landau

Q: What U.S. state contains no caves? 
A: Delaware is the only U.S. state without a cave within its borders.

Q: As of April 2014 how many cell phones are in use in he United States?  
A: 327.5 million the U. S. is #3: In the world, over 6.8 billion, with China #1 with 1.2 plus billion and India #2 with 937 plus million phones.

Saturday, February 06, 2016

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: On Feb. 6, 1943, who  debuted as a vocalist on radio's "Your Hit Parade?"  
A: Frank Sinatra
Q: What was the name of Kristie Alley’s character in Cheers
A: Rebecca
Q: How many sports are there in the winter Olympics? 
Q: What does the ‘A’ in SCUBA stand for? 
A: Apparatus