"Officer Phil's" KUSI Trivia February 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.

To make a guess, just put your cursor over the correct letter. If you have guessed correctly, the letter will become a check mark . If you have guessed incorrectly, you will see a minus sign . On a few questions, the correct answer is "All of the above." In that case you will see .

You can also scroll to the bottom of the page where all of the answers are listed, often with a more detailed explanation. Clicking on an answer will take you directly to the more detailed answers at the bottom of the page.

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Date & Question:
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February 28, 2007:

How many of the original stocks on the "Dow Jones Industrial Average" from 1896 are still on the list?
: 1
: 15
: 32
: 44
February 27, 2007:

Here is a nutritional question. What percentage of ketchup is sugar?
: 3%
: 9%
: 15%
: 33%
February 26, 2007:

Which of these films did Martin Scorsese NOT direct?
: Casino
: Kundun
: Michael Jackson's "Bad"
: Woodstock
February 23, 2007:

What is the official name for the Oscar?
: Academy Award Of Merit
: Award Of Distinction
: Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Award
: Oscar
February 22, 2007:

Enrico Colantoni played a space alien in the movie Galaxy Quest. What kind of creature was he?
: Diegan from the planet Coronado
: Dwelb from the planet Constantine
: Questarian from the ringed planet Kusi
: Thermian from the Klaatu Nebula
February 21, 2007:

You see them all the time. Did you know it has a name? What is a ferrule?
: ball on top of an aerial
: holes in the middle of a ruler
: metal band on a pencil
: a tooth on a zipper
February 20, 2007:

What does 'mardi gras' mean, exactly?
: Fat Tuesday
: Marvelous Grace
: Shrove Tuesday
: Grace Before Wednesday
February 19, 2007:

Since 1910, every U.S. President has throw out the 'first pitch' at a baseball game, except:
: Jimmy Carter
: Calvin Coolidge
: Franklin Roosevelt
: Harry Truman
February 16, 2007:

What percentage of the 206 bones found in an adult human are in your hands and feet?
: 25%
: 33%
: 50%
: 75%
February 15, 2007:

What was Judge Alex's first, regular job?
: gas-station attendant
: house painter
: juggler
: pool cleaner
February 14, 2007:

What was the most popular Day to get married in San Diego in 2006?
: August 12
: July 16
: Thanksgiving Day
: Valentine's Day
February 13, 2007:

26 Miss USA contestants once appeared on what TV show?
: Deal Or No Deal
: The Great Race
: Montel Williams Show
: Wheel of Fortune
February 12, 2007:

Which of the following is true about chocolate?
: Cocoa beans were once used as a form of currency
: Cocoa originated on the Americas
: Scientific name means "food of the gods"
: Street lights in Hershey, PA look like "kisses."
February 9, 2007:

In what subject does home improvement expert Bob Vila have a Bachelor of Science degree?
: Civil Engineering
: Construction Management
: Journalism
: Mechanical Engineering
February 8, 2007:

According to a recent survey, of the women who get flowers on Valentine's Day. what percentage of women sent the flowers themselves?
: 2%
: 4%
: 6%
: 15%
February 7, 2007:

His parents knew him as Francesco Paolo LoVecchio. You know him as?
: Frank Zappa
: Frankie Laine
: Pope Benedict
: Robert DeNiro
February 6, 2007:

What was the lowest recorded temperature in California?
: -25 F
: -35 F
: -45 F
: -55 F
February 5, 2007:

In Las Vegas, which one of these was NOT a real bet?
: Mary J Blige total Grammy wins vs. Marvin Harrison pass receptions.
: Most passing yards: Peyton Manning vs Joe MOntana in Super Bowl XVI.
: National Anthem over or under 1:44 seconds in length.
: Total touchdowns by people in red shoes, over/under 4.
February 2, 2007:

How much do winning & losing players earn for being in Super Bowl XLI?
: $53,000 - $28,000
: $73,000 - $38,000
: $103,000 - $58,000
: $143,000 - $78,000
February 1, 2007:

Aaron Moorehead will be playing in the upcoming Super Bowl. His father, Emery, also played in a Super Bowl. How many fathers and sons have played in Super Bowl games?
: 1, just the Mooreheads
: 2
: 6
: 11









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2/28/07: How many of the original stocks on the "Dow Jones Industrial Average" from 1896 are still on the list? --



A: General Electric is the only one of the twelve stocks to still be on the Dow Jones Industrial Average.




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2/27/07: Here is a nutritional question. What percentage of ketchup is sugar? --



D: 33% of ketchup is some form of sugar. Ounce for ounce, that is more than many kinds of ice cream.




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2/26/07: Which of these films did Martin Scorsese NOT direct? --



D: While Martin Scorsese did edit "Woodstock," he did not direct it.




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2/23/07: What is the official name for the Oscar? --



A: The award is officially names the "Academy Award Of Merit."




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2/22/07: Enrico Colantoni played a space alien in the movie Galaxy Quest. What kind of creature was he? --



D: Enrico Colantoni was a Thermian from the Klaatu Nebula. "Klaatu" was borrowed from the sci-fi classic "The Day The Earth Stood Still." The alien in that movie was named Klaatu.




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2/21/07: You see them all the time. Did you know it has a name? What is a ferrule? --



C: A ferrule is the name for the metal band on a pencil which holds the eraser in place.




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2/20/07: What does 'mardi gras' mean, exactly? --

A: 'Mardi Gras' translates as 'Fat Tuesday."




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2/19/07: Since 1910, every U.S. President has throw out the 'first pitch' at a baseball game, except: --

A: Only Jimmy Carter did not take part in this tradition.




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2/16/07: What percentage of the 206 bones found in an adult human are in your hands and feet? --



C: One half of your bones are in your hands and feet. To be precise, each hand has 27 bones; each foot has 26 bones. That accounts for 106 of the 206 bones found in an adult.




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2/15/07: What was Judge Alex's first, regular job? --



A: He got his first job at 15, as a gas station attendant. By high-school graduation, he had been promoted to manager.




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2/14/07: What was the most popular Day to get married in San Diego in 2006? --



B: 305 people were married on July 16th. However, Valentine's Day traditionally has the largest number of "walk-in" marriages at 132 of the 191 marriages. There were 293 on August 12, 305 on July 16, and 2 on Thanksgiving Day.




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2/13/07: 26 Miss USA contestants once appeared on what TV show? --



A: On April 12, 2006, 26 Miss USA contestants appeared as the briefcase holding models on "Deal Or No Deal."




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2/12/07: Which of the following is true about chocolate? --



All: All of the above. Many groups in Central America used cacao beans as currency. It originiated in Central and South America. The name of the tree from which chocolate comes is named "Theobroma Cacao." It means "food of the gods" or "divine food." The picture is of a Hershey, Pa. streetlight.




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2/9/07: In what subject does home improvement expert Bob Vila have a Bachelor of Science degree? --



C: In 1969, Bob Vila for his B.S. degree in Journalism from the University of Florida.




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2/8/07: According to a recent survey, of the women who get flowers on Valentine's Day. what percentage of women sent the flowers themselves? --



D: 15% of U.S. women who get flowers on Valentine's Day sent the flowers to themselves.




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2/7/07: His parents knew him as Francesco Paolo LoVecchio. You know him as? --



B: Singer Frankie Laine was born Francesco Paolo LoVecchio. Frankie Laine has always been one of my favorite singers. He sold over 250,000,000 records. He passed away yesterday.




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2/6/07: What was the lowest recorded temperature in California? --



C: The lowest recorded temperature in California was -45 F near Truckee in 1937.




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2/5/07: In Las Vegas, which one of these was NOT a real bet? --



D: Total touchdowns by people in red shoes, over/under 4 was NOT a real bet. All of the others were real.




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2/2/07: How much do the players earn for being in the Super Bowl? --



B: Each player will get $73,000 for winning Super Bowl XLI. The runners-up won't do badly either at $38,000 each.




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2/1/07: Aaron Moorehead will be playing in the upcoming Super Bowl. His father, Emery, also played in a Super Bowl. How many fathers and sons have played in Super Bowl games? --



C: Emery Moorehead of the Bears, Aaron Moorehead for the Colts
Tony Dorsett of the Cowboys, and his son Anthony Dorsett of the Titans
Julius Adams of the Patriots, and his son Keith Adams of the Eagles
Manu Tuiasosopo of the 49ers, and his son Marques Tuiasosopo of the Raiders
Brian Griese of the Broncos, and his father Bob Griese of the Dolphins
Frank Cornish of the Dolphins, and his son Frank, Jr. of the Cowboys




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