6:50 Trivia



Pat & Bob present 6:50 Trivia each weekday morning. The first caller at 321-0098 with the correct answer wins. You can win once every 30 days and must be 18 or older.

Here are some previous questions and answers:
  • What movie contains this line?  "It's a big building with patients. But that's not important right now." Airplane
  • Complete this line from Forrest Gump: "The only good thing about being wounded in the buttocks is ____________________." the ice cream
  • Old Style Brewing once promoted a brewing method called ____________________. krausening
  • Diana Ross received an Oscar nomination for what movie?  Lady Sings the Blues
  • Captain James ____________________ led the 1776 voyage to the Northwest Passage. Cook
  • In 1962, the United States launched a communications satellite. A song with the same name soon became #1. What was it? "Telstar"
  • What 1980s female pop star had a #1 album at the age of 20?? Janet Jackson
  • In a Seinfeld episode, George Costanza claimed, "A George divided against itself cannot stand." The original statement was by ____________________. Abraham Lincoln in 1858: "A house divided against itself cannot stand."
  • The theme to TV's Mad About You begins with "Tell me why I love you like I do."  What is the next line? "Tell me who can stop my heart as much as you."
  • In June 1805 the Great Falls of the Missouri River was spotted by ____________________.  Lewis and Clark
  • A 1996 song by ____________________ remained at #1 for 16 weeks, a Billboard magazine record. Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men ("One Sweet Day")
  • Uhe United States had over 4000 ____________________ in the 1960s; now there are just a few hundred, and Wisconsin has less than 10. Drive-in movie theaters
  • Appalled at living conditions in London in the 1800s, George Williams created the ____________________. YMCA
  • The English band ____________________ reached 126 decibels at a 1976 concert, which the Guinness Book claimed was the loudest ever. The Who
  • Superman begins with "faster than a speeding bullet." What is the next line? "More powerful than a locomotive."
  • Wisconsin leads the nation in citizens of ____________________ heritage. Polish, with over 9 percent.
  • What palindrome (same spelling in both directions) group and song were big in 1975? ABBA and "S.O.S"
  • ____________________ holds the record for the most time between #1 songs, from 1974's "Dark Lady" to 1999's "Believe." Cher
  • Introduced in 1965, these days more than 150 million cans of ____________________ are sold every year. Spaghetti-Os
  • What Motown artist had a #1 song in the 1970s at the age of 14? Michael Jackson, with "Ben"
  • Rolling Stone readers voted ____________________ the "best-ever MTV VJ." Martha Quinn
  • ____________________ is the solo artist with the all-time top-selling "Greatest Hits." Billy Joel
  • On five occasions, two U.S. presidents have shared a last name. Identify one. Adams, Harrison, Johnson, Roosevelt, and Bush
  • Only two movie soundtracks have sold more than Prince's Purple Rain (13 million copies). Name one. The Bodyguard (17 million) and Saturday Night Fever (14 million)
  • It took the ABC television network over 20 years to have their first #1 show, a medical drama from the 1970s called ____________________. Marcus Welby, M.D.
  • ____________________ was the American car introduced at the 1964 World's Far. The Ford Mustang
  • What Beatles song made the Illinois Crime Commission's list of "drug-oriented songs"? "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds"
  • "____________________ is your kind of place" was a 1960s slogan for . . . McDonalds
  • What's the first line of "California Girls" by the Beach Boys? "Well east coast girls are hip, I really dig those styles they wear."
  • ____________________ was the first African-American artist to have a video featured on MTV. Michael Jackson, with "Beat It" in 1983.
  • What 1970s song was a hit for both Stevie Wonder and Peter Frampton? "Signed Sealed Delivered I'm Yours"
  • What is the top-selling flavor of Wrigley's chewing gum? Doublemint, followed by Juicy Fruit and Spearmint
  • Name one of Canada's top fivec all-time selling musicians. 5: Alanis Morissette; 4: Shania Twain; 3: Bryan Adams; 2: Neil Young; 1: Celine Dion. 
  • English artist ____________________ has had #1 songs as a solo artist, in a group, and in duets with both Elton John and Aretha Franklin. George Michael from Wham!
  • Which of these songs reached #1: Elton John's "Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting," Chicago's "Saturday in the Park," or "Saturday Night" by the Bay City Rollers? "Saturday Night"
  • Recording artist ____________________, upset with digital downloads, claimed that iTunes inventor Steve Jobs was "personally responsible for killing the music business." Jon Bon Jovi
  • Of Badger basketball coaches Steve, Stu, and Stan, which one never served as an NBA coach? Steve Yoder. Stu Jackson coached New York and Vancouver, and Stan Van Gundy coached Miami, Orlando, and Detroit. 
  • Musician ___________________ caused controversy with his blues-style rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" before a 1968 baseball game. Jose Feliciano
  • Cartoon character Charlie Tuna pitches what product in TV commercials? Starkist

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