"Officer Phil's" KUSI Trivia December 2006 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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December 2006
Date & Question:
Choices
December 29, 2006:

According to a recent survey, what percentage of men and women kept their New Year's resolutions in 2006?
: Men - 32%, Women - 85%
: Men - 45%, Women - 71%
: Men - 66%, Women - 66%
: Men - 71%, Women - 57%
December 28, 2006:

What was former President Gerald Rudolph Ford, Jr's name at Birth?
: Gerald Angus Ford
: Gerald R Ford, Jr.
: Harold Harris, Jr.
: Leslie King, Jr.
December 22, 2006:

In 2006, which state has had the greatest increase in population by percentage?
: Alaska
: Arizona
: North Carolina
: Texas
December 21, 2006:

Today is the winter solstice. What does "solstice" mean?
: Icy Sun
: Sunless Night
: Standing-still Sun
: Tiny Sun
December 20, 2006:

For whom is the poinsettia named?
: J.R. Poinsett, 1st US ambassador to Mexico
: Poinsettia Ecke, Paul Ecke's grandmother
: Poinxitcle, Aztec leader
: Raul Zamora Poinsetler, Mexican Horticulturist
December 19, 2006:

Which of the following is true about "The Terminator"'s Linda Hamilton?
: She regrets being an only child
: She said she has Lucy Ricardo living inside her
: She is an expert juggler
: She started an anti-fishing group.
December 18, 2006:

What were the most popular names for girls and boys born in 2005 in California?
: Ashley & Angel
: Emily & Daniel
: Isabella & David
: Samantha & Anthony
December 15, 2006:

Which of these are true about Susan Lennon (This was her last day at KUSI)?
: She enjoys working with reptiles
: She has reported from Albania
: She was a champion "Hunters & Jumpers" Equestrian
: Her grandfather invented the egg carton
: Her cousins are the Lennon Sisters
: She attended Stanford University
December 14, 2006:

What do these people have in common? George Clinton, Richard Johnson, William King & Henry Wilson
: San Diego Airport Board Members
: Co-founders of the AFL with Lamar Hunt
: The original KUSI news team
: They were all U.S. Vice-Presidents
December 13, 2006:

Which of these things is true about Ed McMahon?
: His family invented mayonnaise
: He invented the "Great Karnak" character
: He was a Marine Colonel
: He sang light opera
December 12, 2006:

What was the inspiration for the Teddy Bear?
: Buffalo Bill's pet bear, Teddy
: St. Theodore and the Bear legend
: "Teddy & The Bears" book
: Theodore Roosevelt & captured bear cub
December 11, 2006:

We are talking about new passport laws today. How many people enter the US each day?
: 510,000
: 1,100,000
: 2,100,000
: 5,100,000
December 8, 2006:

Frankie J will be our guest today. What does the "J" represent?
: Jazz
: Javier
: Jose
: His middle name is actually "J"
December 7, 2006:

Brigadier General Billy Mitchell is know for making what prediction in 1924?
: Germany would start another war
: West Point would admit women within 50 years
: A super bomb would end the next war
: Japan would attack the US at Pearl Harbor
December 6, 2006:

According to Yahoo, what was the most searched item of 2005?
: Britney Spears
: Cindy Sheehan
: Clay Aiken
: Iraq
December 5, 2006:

What was the most filled prescription for 2005, in the US?
: Amoxicillin (antibiotic)
: Hydrocodone (Vicodin)
: Lipitor
: Viagra
December 4, 2006:

Which of the following is true about Jenny McCarthy?
: MVP of high school field hockey team
: MVP of high school softball team
: Practices kickboxing
: Studied to be a nurse
December 1, 2006:

How many lights are on the Christmas tree in New York's Rockefeller Center?
: 5,037
: 15,037
: 30,037
: 230,037









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12/29/06: According to a recent survey, what percentage of men and women kept their New Year's resolutions in 2006? --



D: Men - 71%, Women - 57%




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12/28/06: What was former President Gerald Rudolph Ford, Jr's name at Birth? --



D: He was born Leslie Lynch King, Jr. He was later renamed after his step-father.




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12/22/06: In 2006, which state has had the greatest increase in population by percentage? --



B: While Texas added the most at 580,000 more residents, Arizona had the biggest percentage increase at 3.6%




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12/21/06: Today is the winter solstice. What does "solstice" mean? --



C: Standing-still sun




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12/20/06: For whom is the poinsettia named? --



A: J.R. Poinsett, 1st US ambassador to Mexico




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12/19/06: Which of the following is true about "The Terminator"'s Linda Hamilton? --



B: Linda said she is so light-hearted that she felt Lucy Ricardo ("I Love Lucy") was living inside her.




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12/18/06: What were the most popular names for girls and boys born in 2005 in California? --

In order of popularity:
B: Emily & Daniel,
A: Ashley & Angel,
D: Samantha & Anthony,
C: Isabella & David




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12/15/06: Which of these are true about Susan Lennon (This was her last day at KUSI)? --

All of the above. We will miss you, Susan!




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12/14/06: What do these people have in common? George Clinton, Richard Johnson, William King & Henry Wilson --



D: They were all U.S. Vice-Presidents




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12/13/06: Which of these things is true about Ed McMahon? --



C: He was a Marine Colonel




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12/12/06: What was the inspiration for the Teddy Bear? --



D: Theodore Roosevelt & captured bear cub he refused to shoot.




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12/11/06: We are talking about new passport laws today. How many people enter the US each day? --



B: According to the Dept. of Homeland Security, Approximately 1,100,000 people enter the US each day. At least 15% of that is here in San Diego.




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12/8/06: Frankie J will be our guest today. What does the "J" represent? --



B: Frankie J was born Francisco Javier Bautista.




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12/7/06: Brigadier General Billy Mitchell is know for making what prediction in 1924? --



D: Japan would attack the US at Pearl Harbor




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12/6/06: According to Yahoo, what was the most searched item of 2005? --



A. Britney Spears




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12/5/06: What was the most filled prescription for 2005, in the US? --



B: Hydrocodone = 101 million (Lipitor=63 million, Amoxicillin=52 million, Viagra=10 million)




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12/4/06: Which of the following is true about Jenny McCarthy? --



All of the above




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12/1/06: How many lights are on the Christmas tree in New York's Rockefeller Center? --



C: 30,037




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