"Officer Phil's" KUSI Trivia January 2007 Questions and Answers Page

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Here are the questions and the answers to the trivia questions I do each day on "Good Morning San Diego" on KUSI (51/9). The most recent questions are listed at the top of the page. The answers are at the bottom of the page.

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January
Date & Question:
Choices
January 31, 2007:

What is the city motto for Lemon Grove?
: Best Climate On Earth
: City With A Mission
: The Sweetest Place On Earth
: The Town Without A Frown
January 30, 2007:

Where did the Harlem Globetrotters originate?
: The Bronx, New York
: Harlem, New York
: Poughkeepsie, New York
: Chicago, Illinois
January 29, 2007:

Which of the following things does Bob Saget have in common with movie directors Robert Zemeckis and Spike Lee?
: They have all performed in a rap song.
: They attended Temple University together.
: They all won Student Academy Awards for directing
: The all appeared on "The Dating Game" and won.
January 26, 2007:

Mary Campbell won the Miss America title in 1923. What was the most unique thing about there victory?
: At 16, she was the youngest winner ever.
: She was the only brunette.
: She won in 1922, too.
: She was only 4 feet tall.
January 25, 2007:

According to the Post Office, what is the most popular commemorative stamp?

: Art Of Disney Friendship & Romance series - 2006
: Elvis - 1992
: Marilyn Monroe - 1995
: Superman - 2006
January 24, 2007:

How many unprovoked, fatal, shark attacks were there on the Pacific coast of the US in the 20th century?
: 1
: 8
: 48
: 108
January 23, 2007:

Which country has the highest divorce rate?
: Belarus
: Russia
: Sweden
: U.S.A.
January 22, 2007:

Indianapolis is going to the Superbowl. Other than "Indy," which of these is also a nickname for that city?
: Circle City
: Crossroads Of America
: Naptown
: Railroad City
January 19, 2007:

Tony Award-winning Brian Stokes Mitchell is known for his singing voice. He dubbed in the singing voice for which actor?
: Danny Glover in "The Prince Of Egypt."
: Denzel Washington in "Rappin' Rhtmin' Mother Goose."
: Eddie Murphy in "Dream Girls."
: Law & Order's Jesse L. Martin in "Rent."
January 18, 2007:

The ASTREA helicopter is celebrating its 35th Birthday. What does ASTREA mean?
: Air Support To Regional Enforcement Agencies
: A light in the sky
: Orbiting platform
: Starlight
January 17, 2007:

When was the oldest, continuously-operated, family business started?
: 578
: 1132
: 1385
: 1492
January 16, 2007:

Who has the most Golden Globe nominations?
: Jamie Foxx
: Jack Lemmon
: Jack Nicholson
: Meryl Streep
January 15, 2007:

How old was Martin Luther King, Jr. when he entered college?
: 15
: 19
: 21
: 25
January 12, 2007:

Today's guest, Peter Falk's most famous role is as detective Lt. Columbo. What is Lt. Columbo's first name?
: Alouishious
: Francisco
: Only Mrs. Columbo knows for sure
: Porfiry
January 11, 2007:

How many times has the team with the best, regular season, record won the Super Bowl?
: 1
: 6
: 13
: 21
January 10, 2007:

Which of the following is true about today's guest, Dr. Laura Schlessinger?
: She has a black belt in Tae Kwon-Do.
: She was born in Canada to American parents.
: She has a twin brother named Loren.
: She "crewed" while at college.
January 9, 2007:

Tony Gwynn was named to the baseball Hall Of Fame today. What unusual fact do Tony Gwynn and his son, Tony Gwynn, Jr., share?
: They use the same size bat.
: They both played for the same AAA team.
: Their wives have the same middle name.
: They both got their first MLB hit on July 19th.
January 8, 2007:

Today is Elvis Presley's 72nd birthday. What was Elvis' twin brother's name?
: Aaron Arnold Presley
: Jesse Garon Presley
: Vernon Aaron Presley
: No way, Elvis did not have a twin.
January 5, 2007:

What happened on this date in 1994?
: Donald Trump opened the Taj Mahal Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City.
: KUSI's Morning News premiered.
: Mammoth Mountain had a record 12 foot snowfall.
: Susan Golding was sworn in as mayor of San Diego.
January 4, 2007:

You may know there are 435 voting members of the US House of representatives. How many non-voting members are there?
: None
: 1
: 2
: 5
January 3, 2007:

What is the name of the calendar most of the world uses?
: Anno Domino Calendar
: Gregorian Calendar
: Julian Calendar
: Siderial Calendar
January 2, 2007:

Including Gerald Ford, how many people became Vice-President without being elected to the position?
: 1 (Only Gerald Ford)
: 2
: 3
: 6









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1/31/07: What is the city motto for Lemon Grove? --



A: Best Climate On Earth.




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1/30/07: Where did the Harlem Globetrotters originate? --



D: They started in Chicago, Illinois as the "Savoy Big Five."




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1/29/07: Which of the following things does Bob Saget have in common with movie directors Robert Zemeckis and Spike Lee? --



C: While Bob Saget has done all of these things, all three directed films which won a Student Academy Award. Saget won in 1978, for "Through Adam's Eyes," a portrait of a young boy with a facial birth defect.




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1/26/07: Mary Campbell won the Miss America title in 1923. What was the most unique thing about there victory? --



C: Mary Campbell was the only person to be named Miss America twice. She was 15 when she won in 1922.




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1/25/07: According to the Post Office, what is the most popular commemorative stamp? --



B: Elvis = 124 million
Art of Disney = 104 million
Superman = 73 million
Marilyn Monroe = 46 million




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1/24/07: How many unprovoked, fatal, shark attacks were there on the Pacific coast of the US in the 20th century? --



B: From 1901 to 2000, there were 8 unprovoked, fatal, shark attacks on the U.S. Pacific coast according to the Shark Research Community.




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1/23/07: Which country has the highest divorce rate? --



A: Belarus = 68% (Russia = 65%, Sweden = 64%, U.S.A. = 49%).




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1/22/07: Indianapolis is going to the Superbowl. Other than "Indy," which of these is also a nickname for that city? --



All: Indianapolis is also known as Circle City, the Crossroads of America, Naptown and Railroad City.




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1/19/07: Tony Award-winning Brian Stokes Mitchell is known for his singing voice. He dubbed in the singing voice for which actor? --



A: Danny Glover provided the speaking voice of Jethro on "The Prince Of Egypt." Brian Stokes Mitchell supplied Jethro's singing voice.




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1/18/07: The ASTREA helicopter is celebrating its 35th Birthday. What does ASTREA mean? --

A: ASTREA is an acronym for Air Support To Regional Enforcement Agencies




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1/17/07: When was the oldest, continuously-operated, family business started? --

A: The Japanese comstruction company Kongo Gumi was established in 578. Its president is the 40th member of the Kongo family to run the company.




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1/16/07: Who has the most Golden Globe nominations? --



B: According to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, Jack Lemmon leads the pack with 22 nominations.




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1/15/07: How old was Martin Luther King, Jr. when he entered college? --



A: King skipped both the 9th and 12th grades. He entered Morehouse College at 15.




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1/12/07: Today's guest, Peter Falk's most famous role is as detective Lt. Columbo. What is Lt. Columbo's first name? --



C: Only Mrs. Columbo knows for sure. While there have been rumors his name is Philip or Frank, the TV shows producers say Columbo's first name was never revealed.




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1/11/07: How many times has the team with the best, regular season record won the Super Bowl? --



D: 21 teams with the best, regular season, record have gone on to win the Super Bowl. Go Chargers!




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1/10/07: Which of the following is true about today's guest, Dr. Laura Schlessinger? --



A: She has a black belt in Tae Kwon-Do.




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1/9/07: Tony Gwynn was named to the baseball Hall Of Fame today. What unusual fact do Tony Gwynn and his son, Tony Gwynn, Jr., share? --



D: They both got their first MLB hit on July 19, 2006, exactly 24 years apart. Both hit doubles.




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1/8/07: Today is Elvis Presley's 72nd birthday. What was Elvis' twin brother's name? --



B: Jesse Garon Presley.




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1/5/07: What happened on this date in 1994? --




B: KUSI's Morning News premiered. Laura Buxton and Tom Blair were the anchors.




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1/4/07: You may know there are 435 voting members of the US House of representatives. How many non-voting members are there? --



D: There are five non-voting respresentatives in the U.S. House of Representatives. There are from:
American Samoa, District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The can participate in most other activities.




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1/3/07: What is the name of the calendar most of the world uses? --



B: The Gregorian Calendar was first adopted in 1582.




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1/2/07: Including Gerald Ford, how many people became Vice-President without being elected to the position? --



B: Only Gerald Ford and Nelson Rockefeller have been appointed as Vice-President without a national election. The Constitution did not provide for Vice Presidential vacancies until the 25th amendment was ratified in 1967.




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