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Trivia Quiz Answers


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November Trivia Quiz
Q: What is the only food that does not spoil?
A: Honey

October Trivia Quiz
Q: The slowest-moving fish looks so interesting that it is represented in Greek mythology. What fish is it?
A: Seahorse

July Trivia Quiz
Q: In what month do Americans consume an average of 5.5 gallons of ice cream each year?
A: July

June Trivia Quiz
Q: Which of the five Great Lakes is the smallest?
A: Lake Ontario

May Trivia Quiz
Q: Which of these cities is the shortest distance to San Francisco in air miles; Tokyo, Rio or Rome?
A: Tokyo


April Trivia Quiz
Q: Who became the first professional golfer to top $1 million in career earnings?
A: Arnold Palmer


March Trivia Quiz
Q: What is the first day of Spring called?
A: The vernal equinox


February Trivia Quiz
Q: This music superstar had seven consecutive #1 hits on the Billboard charts from 1985-1988. Who was she: Madonna, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey or Janet Jackson?
A: Whitney Houston


January Trivia Quiz
Q: Which planet has the largest moon: Earth, Jupiter or Saturn?
A: Jupiter


December Trivia Quiz
Q: Which of these states extends farthest west? New York, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, or Virginia?
A: Virginia


November Trivia Quiz
Q: What two letters are not found on the standard telephone dial?
A: Q and Z

October Trivia Quiz

Q: Which person successfully led Nationalist armies against Loyalists in the 1930s Spanish Civil War, then ruled Spain until his death in 1975?
A: Generalisimo Francisco Franco

September Trivia Quiz

Q: These two cities, located about 30 miles apart, recently combined their metropolitan areas and now total 10,000 square miles, the fourth largest metropolitan area in the country, after NY, LA and Chicago. Which two cities are these?
A: Baltimore / Washington D.C.

August Trivia Quiz
Q: What was the name of the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York before it was called JFK?
A: Idlewild Airport

July Trivia Quiz
Q: For how long has paper money been around? Closer to 2000 years, 1000 years, or 300 years?
A: 300 years

June Trivia Quiz
Q:This entertainment couple remarried in 1975, one year after their first divorce. Who were they?
A: Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor

May Trivia Quiz
Q:What is the scientific name for the gas your dentist might give you, commonly called "laughing gas"?
A: Nitrous Oxide

April Trivia Quiz
Q: In 1928, Walt Disney produced a cartoon starring the little mouse soon to be known as Mickey Mouse. At that time the mouse was not known as Mickey Mouse, but by what two-word name?
A: Steamboat Willie

March Trivia Quiz
Q: One of the world's great rivers rises in the mountains of Tibet and flows southeastward into the South China Sea in Vietnam. What river is it?
A: Madonna

January Trivia Quiz
Q: One of the world's great rivers rises in the mountains of Tibet and flows southeastward into the South China Sea in Vietnam. What river is it?
A: Mekong

December Trivia Quiz
Q: See if you can arrange these seven letters into a seven-letter word using all these letters exactly one time: A, E, O, P, R, S, T?
A: Seaport

November Trivia Quiz
Q: Every day worldwide, over 500 million people travel on very short rides, in what type of moving vehicle?
A: An Elevator

October Trivia Quiz
Q: What is the nautical term for the side of a ship sheltered from the wind?
A: Lee or Leeward

September IT Service Management Trivia Quiz
Q: Jodie Foster won the Best Actress Academy Award in 1988 and 1991, for her roles in what two films?
A: The Accused and Silence of the Lambs

September Developer Trivia Quiz
Q: Absolute zero registers at how many degrees Celsius?
A: -275o C

September Business Applications Trivia Quiz
Q: Name three Spanish speaking countries beginning with the letter "P."
A: Peru, Panama and Paraguay

September Information Technology Trivia Quiz
Q: The 31st state of the United States was the first state bordering the Pacific Ocean. Which state was this?
A: California in 1850

August IT Service Management Trivia Quiz
Q: What is the most popular vegetable in America, in terms of number eaten?
A: Potatoes followed by lettuce, onions, tomatoes

August Developer Trivia Quiz
Q: What is the shortest word in the English language containing the letters A, B, C, D, E & F?
A: Feedback

August Business Applications Trivia Quiz
Q: Name the two most populous islands of Indonesia.
A: Sumatra and Java

August Information Technology Trivia Quiz
Q: Tom Hanks won Best Actor Oscars in 1993 and 1994 for his roles in which films?
A: Philadelphia in 1993 and Forrest Gump in 1994

July IT Service Management Trivia Quiz
Q: Which sweet treat was introduced in 1932 and named after figures from literature?
A: Three Musqueteers

July Developer Technology Trivia Quiz
Q: What was the title of the 1974 comedy/horror film which starred Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, Marty Feldman, and Madeline Kahn?
A: Young Frankenstein

July Business Applications Trivia Quiz
Q: This singer and songwriter from New Jersey produced ten consecutive top-ten hits from 1984 through 1987. Who was he?
A: Bruce Springsteen

July Information Technology Trivia Quiz
Q: What item found today in most kitchens was the strongest acid commonly known in ancient times?
A: Vinegar

June IT Service Management Trivia Quiz
Q: What food is made from vegetable oil, egg yolks, and lemon juice, and is possibly named after a town in Spain?
A: Mayonnaise

June Developer Technologies Trivia Quiz
Q: This chemical element makes up about 1/4 of the earth's crust; it is the main ingredient of sand, is the main ingredient of glass, is used in the making of computers, and can also be made into synthetic rubber. What is this element?
A: Silicon

June Business Applications Trivia Quiz
Q: What happens about 350 days a year at Mt. Wai-a-le-a-le in Kauai, Hawaii?
A: It rains

June Information Technology Trivia Quiz
Q: Alberto Fujimori is President of which of these countries: Italy, Japan, Spain, or Peru?
A: Peru

May Developer Trivia Quiz
Q: What country of the world produces more feature films than any other country?
A: India

May IT Serivce Management Trivia Quiz
Q: What does an ornithologist study?
A: Birds

May Information Technology Trivia Quiz
Q: According to the Guiness Book, which language has the longest continuous history, extending over 6,000 years to the present day?
A: Chineese

May Business Applications Trivia Quiz
Q:Actor and comedian Billy Crystal made his national debut in what famous TV show from the 1970s?
A: SOAP

April Developer Trivia Quiz
Q: Early in his career, Elvis Presley released the most commercially successful double-sided hit record in pop music history. What were the titles of the two songs on the flip sides of this single record?
A: Hound Dog and Don't Be Cruel

April IT Service Management Trivia Quiz
Q: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times ..." are the first words of what 1859 novel, and who is the author?
A: A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens

April Business Applications Trivia Quiz
Q: What is inside each kernel of popcorn that makes it pop when heated?
A: Water

April Information Technology Trivia Quiz
Q: The first Sherlock Holmes story appeared in 1887, and included the name of a color in the title. What was it?
A: A Study in Scarlet

March Developer Trivia Quiz
Q: What company in the 1970's developed the high-tech concept of a mouse clicking graphical icons to open programs, but dropped the idea, allowing Apple to adopt it as the basis of the Macintosh?
A: Xerox

March IT Service Management Trivia Quiz
Q: Which professional athlete was voted MVP in his sport 9 times during the 1980's?
A: Wayne Gretzky

March Information Technology Trivia Quiz
Q: What happens when sodium mixes with water?
A: It explodes/creates a fire

March Business Applications Trivia Quiz
Q: Give the proper names for the two major branches of biology; one deals with plants, the other animals.
A: Botany and Zoology

February IT Service Management Trivia Quiz
Q: The fastest train in the United States runs between which two major cities?
A: Boston and Washington D.C.

February Developer Trivia Quiz
Q: What are the two longest running prime time animated TV shows of all time?
A: The Flinstones and Simpsons

February Business Applications Trivia Quiz
Q: What kind of tree and grasshopper have the same name?
A: Locust

Janaury Developer Trivia Quiz
Q: What is the highest possible score you could get in a game of bowling without throwing even one strike?
A: 190 = throw a spare every frame followed by a nine on the next throw.

Janaury IT Service Management Trivia Quiz
Q: Thrity-six columns surround the Lincoln Memorial. What do they represent?
A: 36 states at the time of Lincoln's death

Janaury Information Technology Trivia Quiz
Q: The largest national park in the USA, almost four times the size of Yellowstone National Park, is called Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, and is located in which state?
A: Alaska

Janaury Business Applications Trivia Quiz
Q: The world's first postage stamp was issued in 1840, in which country?
A: Britain - called the "penny black"

Trivia Winners


Congratulations to Tim J. of Thomson Reuters for correctly answering the November Newsletter trivia question!

Congratulations to David G. of Complex Programming Incorporated for correctly answering the October Newsletter trivia question!

Congratulations to Nancy N. of Gislason & Hunter LLP for correctly answering the July Newsletter trivia question!

Congratulations to Brian K. of Pentair Technical Solutions for correctly answering the June Newsletter trivia question!

Congratulations to Brandon B. of Eide Bailly for correctly answering the May Newsletter trivia question!

Congratulations to Monica C. of LandO'Lakes for correctly answering the April Newsletter trivia question!

Congratulations to LaVonne L. of Wright County for correctly answering the March Newsletter trivia question!

Congratulations to Calvin S. of US Bank for correctly answering the February Newsletter trivia question!

Congratulations to John C. of the City of Bloomington for correctly answering the January Newsletter trivia question!

Congratulations to Lisa M. of Tastefully Simple for correctly answering the December Newsletter trivia question!

Congratulations to Douglas M. of Wells Fargo for correctly answering the November Newsletter trivia question!

 

Congratulations to Vern L. of TE Connectivity for correctly answering the October Newsletter trivia question!

Congratulations to Houry V. of MTK Advisors for correctly answering the September Newsletter trivia question!


Congratulations to Jacob D. of Eide Bailly, LLP for correctly answering the August Newsletter trivia question!


Congratulations to Paul V. of UnitedHealth Group Incorporated for correctly answering the July Newsletter trivia question!


Congratulations to Joseph M. of Medical Graphics Corporation for correctly answering the June Newsletter trivia question!


Congratulations to Jodie M. of GMAC ResCap for correctly answering the May Newsletter trivia question!