Sunday, March 27, 2016

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: What is the most popular symbol on Hallmark's Easter cards?  

Q: How much do Americans spend on Easter candy per year?  
A: $2 billion

Q: How do the majority of young children prefer to eat their jellybeans?  
A: One at a time

Q: What is the most popular Easter candy? 
A: Chocolate eggs

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Alan Rock's Trivia

A:The Easter Season begins on Easter Day and lasts for how many days?  
A: 50

Q: 76% of people eat which part of an Easter Bunny first?  
A: Ears

Q: Easter is the second largest candy-eating holiday in the US. Which is the first? 
A: Halloween

Q: What was the purpose the Easter Act of 1928 (in the British Parliament)?
To provide a fixed date for Easter (NB. Although it was passed, it has yet to be implemented)

Saturday, March 12, 2016

Alan Rock's Trivia

A: What is Yogi Berra's real first name?  
A: Lawrence

Q: Who was the only astronaut to fly in the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs?  
A: Wally Schirra

Q: Juliette Gordon Low founded what organization in Savannah, Georgia, on March 12, 1912?  
A: Girl Scout.  At first, the groups were called Girl Guides.

Q: On Mar. 12, 1974, "Wonder Woman" premiered on television, starring Lynda Carter. Wonder Woman’s secret identity was Diana Prince. The original comic book character was created by Charles Moulton, Other than Wonder Woman, what was he noted for? 
A: He also invented the lie detector.

Sunday, March 06, 2016

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: On March 6, 1988 marked the TV debut of "In the Heat of the Night". The series starred Carroll O’Connor as Chief Bill Gillespie, Howard Rollins as Detective Virgil Tibbs, and Alan Autry as Lt. Bubba Skinner. The series was based on a 1967 film. Who starred in the film?  
A: Sidney Poitier as Tibbs and Rod Steiger as Gillespie.

Q: On March 6, 1982, Willie Nelson's "Always On My Mind" entered the pop chart at #88, went on to #5, and won a Grammy as Country Song of the Year. It had been recorded ten years earlier by whom?  
A: Elvis Presley.

Q: What historic decision stated that slaves and descendants of slaves could not become citizens, and slaves did not become free when taken into a free State? A: March 6, 1857, The Dred Scott Decision
Q:How many countries border Germany? 
A: 9

Saturday, March 05, 2016

Alan Rock's Trivia

Q: On March 5, 1960,  Elvis Presley was discharged honorably from the U.S. Army. What was his rank?  
A: Sergeant
Q: Who was the first American President to host a radio talk show?  
A: Jimmy Carter became the first president to host a radio talk show when he took questions from 42 listeners in 26 states on Ask President Carter. Walter Cronkite co-hosted the program.
Q: On March 5, 1946 who said, “ An Iron curtain has descended across Europe referring to the Russian threat?  
A: Winston Churchill.
Q: In chemistry, how many noble metals are there? 

A: Eight