It’s the Question of the Day
Check out past Questions of the Day, presented by the Affordable Outdoors
Q: What city was the subject of a 1982 Billy Joel song about layoffs?
Q: In “The Wizard of Oz”, what was Dorothy’s uncle’s name?
Q: What fictional town is the Netflix series “Stranger Things” based in?
A: Hawkins, Indiana
Q: In the 1967 movie “Cool Hand Luke”, how many hard-boiled eggs does Lucas eat in one hour?
Q: What actor was the narrator in the movie “Stand by Me”?
A: Richard Dreyfuss
Q: How many holes are there in a standard Ritz cracker?
Q: What is the curved part of the candy cane known as?
A: The warble
Q: What is a group of hyenas called?
A: A cackle
Q: Who was known as the “Clown Prince” of basketball?
A: Meadowlark Lemon
Q: In the movie “The Blues Brothers,” what does Elwood steal from the gas station?
A: wiper blades
Q: Where is the Golf Hall of Fame located?
A: St. Augustine, Florida
Q: Daniel Platzman is the drummer for what band?
A: Imagine Dragons
Q: What was the former name of the Chicago Bears?
A: The Chicago Staleys
Q: What werewolf-themed cereal briefly joined Count Chocula on store shelves in 1974?
A: Fruit Brute
Q: The city of Santa Cruz is located on the shores of what bay?
A: Monterey Bay
Q: What time of day is “zero hour” in the Elton John song “Rocket Man”?
A: 9 AM
Q: What was Long John Silver’s parrot’s name?
A: Captain Flint
Q: What is the name of Neptune’s largest moon?
Q: What actor played Mork and Mindy’s baby?
A: Jonathan Winters
Q: What’s the only country outside of Africa where lions still live in the wild?
Q: What sport is featured in the movie “Endless Summer”?
Q: In the TV show “Knight Rider”, what was the real last name of Michael Knight?
Q: Mace is the outer covering of which common spice?
Q: What local, brown-headed, black-bodied bird lays its eggs in other birds’ nests?
A: the cowbird
Q: What city did the S.S. Minnow leave from on its three-hour tour on the original TV series “Gilligan’s Island”?
Q: Who played “Hawkeye” in the 1970 film “MASH”?
A: Donald Sutherland
Q: What Maroon 5 hit features Christina Aguilera?
A: “Moves Like Jagger
Q: What number 1 hit song from 1982 begins with the line “I hear the drums echoing tonight?”
A: “Africa” by Toto
Q: What is the full birth name of Cyndi Lauper (4 names)
A: Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper
Q: What is the name of the town where Ed Sheeran was born?
A: Halifax, West Yorkshire, England
Q: What is the name of Lindsey Buckingham’s 1984 solo album?
A: Go Insane
Q: What song won Tina Turner a Grammy for record of the year in 1985?
A: “What’s Love Got to Do with It”
Q: What Philadelphia building appears on the back of the US $100 bill?
A: Independence Hall
Q: Which fashion designer was shot dead in the summer of 1997?
A: Gianni Versace
Q: Who was the first British monarch to live in Buckingham Palace?
A: Queen Victoria
Q: What is the real name of singer Adam Ant?
A: Stuart Leslie Goddard
Q: What 1996 album by Jamiroquai is “the best-selling funk album in history?”
A: “Travelling Without Moving”
Q: What was the name of The Gap Band’s first album from 1974?
A: “Magicians Holiday”
Q: In what state will you find the only royal palace in the United States?
Q: What is the first and last name of the little boy who disappeared in the beginning of the “Stranger Things” Netflix series?
A: Will Byers
Q: What is the real name of singer Siouxsie Sioux from Siouxsie and the Banshees?
A: Susan Janet Ballion
Q: Who plays the role of Mr. Brown in the movie “Reservoir Dogs”?
A: Quentin Tarantino
Q: What song was Duran Duran’s James Bond theme?
A: A View To A Kill
Q: What is Merlin’s owl name in Disney’s film “The Sword in the Stone”?
Q: Who is the only athlete ever to play in a Super Bowl and a World Series?
A: Deion Sanders
Q: What was in the jaws of the swordfish mounted on the wall in the Addams Family house?
A: A human leg
Q: What actor plays the role of the Bible salesman in the movie “O Brother, Where Art Thou”?
A: John Goodman
Q: Which “Die Hard” film also stars Samuel L. Jackson?
A: Die Hard with a Vengeance
Q: On what TV series did Katie Holmes first achieve stardom from 1998 to 2003?
A: Dawson’s Creek
Q: Who was the second man to walk on the Moon?
A: Buzz Aldrin
Q: Who’s the lead singer of the band “Simply Red”?
A: Mick Hucknall
Q: Who is the only US President to serve two non-consecutive terms?
A: Grover Cleveland
Q: “Safety Dance” was a hit for which band?
A: Men Without Hats
Q: Who was the last US president of the 19th century?
A: William McKinley
Q: What character did actor George Lindsey play on “The Andy Griffith Show”?
A: Goober Pyle
Q: Who invented a waterproof boot that he began selling to his fellow Maine hunters in 1912?
A: L. L. Bean
Q: In the movie “Back To The Future,” what well known musician plays a judge and says that Marty is “Just too darn loud?”
A: Huey Lewis
Q: How many battleships were sunk during the attack of Pearl Harbor?
Q: Who won a 1991 best male vocalist Grammy despite having died in 1988?
A: Roy Orbison
Q: What rock band is led by Bob Dylan’s son, Jakob?
A: The Wallflowers
Q: Who played the role of Norman Bates in the 1998 remake of “Psycho”?
A: Vince Vaughn
Q: How many stars are on the flag of New Zealand?
Q: Which bird is the national bird of the Bahamas?
A: American flamingo
Q: What is the maximum number of clubs a golfer may use in a round?
Q: On what TV show did Alanis Morrisette appear in the 1980’s?
A: You Can’t Do that On Television
Q: What is the only nation that shares a land border with Denmark?
Q: What was the real first name of the jazz performer Duke Ellington?
Q: Which literary bear got its name from a London railway station?
A: Paddington Bear
Q: What first lady was nicknamed the “Steel Magnolia”?
A: Rosalynn Carter
Q: In the TV show “The Simpsons”, what is the name of Springfield’s music store?
A: King Toot’s
Q: Who voiced Esmeralda in the 1996 Disney movie “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”?
A: Demi Moore
Q: What 1987 movie marked the first big screen starring role for Bruce Willis?
A: Blind Date
Q: What Texas Instruments product does E.T. use to “phone home”?
A: The Speak & Spell
Q: On what river is the capital city of Canada located?
A: Ottawa River
Q: Who plays the title character in the 1955 musical “Daddy Long Legs”?
A: Fred Astaire
Q: Who played the lead role in the 1983 film “Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence”?
A: David Bowie
Q: What artist had the first rap album to ever go to No. 1 on the US pop charts?
A: MC Hammer
Q: What is the name of the cat in the Disney movie “Cinderella”?
Q: Which US city is home to Franklin Mountains State Park?
A: El Paso
Q: Which US state is known as the “Land of Enchantment”?
A: New Mexico
Q: Which former First Lady cowrote the Declaration of Human Rights which was adopted by the United Nations?
A: Eleanor Roosevelt
Q: Prior to Ronald Reagan, who was the last US president whose first and last name began with the same letter?
A: Herbert Hoover
Q: What was Norm’s last name on the TV show “Cheers”?
Q: What original animal mascot for Trix cereal was replaced by a rabbit in 1967?
Q: In the sport of curling, what term is used for the target circles at the end of the playing surface?
A: the house
Q: What TV show takes place in the fictional city of Mockingbird Heights?
A: The Munsters
Q:Which University did Lady Gaga attend before dropping out to pursue her music career?
A: New York University
Q: According to the nursery rhyme, how many blackbirds were baked in a pie?
A: Four and twenty
Q: In The Simpsons, where does Bart go as a foreign-exchange student?
Q: How many arms does a squid have?
Q: Which US state has the shortest Atlantic coastline, at only about 13 miles long?
A: New Hampshire
Q: What is the largest member of the deer family living in the US?
A: the moose
Q: What instrument did Sting play with the band “The Police”?
A: Bass guitar