Trivia Question 04/01/23

  1. Dating relationships originating in the workplace have a: 40%, 60%, or 80% chance of ending in marriage?
  2. Michael Jordan scored: 16, 21, or 26 pts in his debut NBA game? (10/26/1984 Chicago vs Washington Bullets – 16pts/6rebs/7ast/4blks)
  3. 4M Multimillionaire Matchmaking Club charges single millionaire men an average of $20,000 to find them a partner – to be put on the list of potential partners – women pay: $250, $1,250, or $2,500?
  4. NASCAR sprint cup racing teams are allowed to have 60 tires on hand for each race – on average racing teams use more or less than half of their 60 tires? (the avg team uses 9 to 14 sets of tires each race (36-56 tires)
  5. The Grand Central Cafe is a restaurant operating out of this famous horror movie home: The Amityville Horror, Psycho, or Texas Chainsaw Massacre? (Why would anyone want to eat their – Kingsland, TX – the actual Texas Chainsaw Massacre house is open Wednesday thru Saturday 8am – 9am, and closed on Mon & Tues to gather unsuspecting tourists to serve to guests later in the week – Trip Advisor gives it a 4.5 to 5 rating)
  6. What is the PGA’s record for most Sudden Death play-off holes to decide a tournament: 11, 14, or 18? (1949 Cary Middlecoff & Lloyd Mangram tied for 11 holes and the record could be much more but it got too dark to play and both were declared co-winners)
  7. Bible Question: Levi is a name that also identifies this disciple: Bartholomew, James, or Matthew? (Matthew is referred to as Levi twice in the Bible first in Mark 2:14 and again in Luke 5:27-29 – Jesus likely used a different name for Matthew as he did for Simon/Peter)
  8. Major league baseball has increased the size of the base pads to hopefully inspire more base stealing. Ricky Henderson holds baseball’s all-time stolen base record at 1,406 – no one else has even 1,000 stolen bases but there are: 1, 2, or 3 players that have at least 900? (Lou Brock 938 & Billy Hamilton at 914 – Only 2 in the 800s Ty Cobb & Tim Raines)
  9. The surgery scenes shown on Grey’s Anatomy feature real organs from real: Cows, Elk, or Humans? (The hands shown in all surgery scenes are true surgeon hands but they are operating on freshly harvested Cow organs)
  10. If Kansas State’s star guard Markquis Nowell goes on to play in the NBA he will be tied for the 6th, 8th or 10th all-time shortest player to ever play? (1st 5″3 Muggsy Bougues 2nd 5’5″ Earl Boykins. 3rd 5’6″ Mel Hirsch 4th 5’7″ Spud Webb, Greg Grant, Keith Jennings, Red Klotz, Wataru Misaka, Monte Towe, 10th 5’8″ Markquis Nowel, Charlie Cris, Dino Martin, Will Somerset)
  11. Text Question: Most NASCAR teams take on new tires when they refuel – at what amount of miles do most NASCAR teams use as a marker to bring their cars in for fuel & tires? Answer: 100 miles or 40 laps on a 2.5 mile track