Misc. Trivia

Submit your answers by Monday, September 21, to be entered into a raffle. Check back the following Tuesday for the answers and a new set of trivia questions.

Answers to College Football Trivia

1. Which team has the highest total of wins in the FBS?

Notre Dame
Ohio State
Alabama
Michigan

2. Which team has had the most players drafted in the first round of the NFL Draft?

Alabama
USC
Ohio State
Miami (FL)

3. Which team has been to the most bowl games?

Alabama
Texas
USC
Nebraska

4. Which team has the highest winning percentage in the FBS?

Notre Dame
Alabama
Michigan
Ohio State

5. Which team has won the most overall conference championships?

Ohio State
USC
Oklahoma
Nebraska

6. USC and Notre Dame first met back in 1926, when Knute Rockne’s Fighting Irish defeated the USC Trojans, 13-12. Which team has more wins in the series?

USC
Notre Dame
Tie

7. The Ohio State/Michigan rivalry started in 1897 when the Michigan Wolverines defeated the Buckeyes, 34-0. Which team has more wins in the series?

Ohio State
Michigan
Tie

8. This historic rivalry was born in 1890 when the Naval Academy defeated West Point, 24-0. Which team has more wins in the series?

Navy
Army
Tie

Answers to September Trivia

1. If you were born on the 27th of September what would your Zodiac sign be?

Libra
Capricorn
Aries
Gemini

2. What is the birthstone for September?

Topaz
Turquoise
Sapphire
Ruby

3. Who wrote and recorded the song "Wake Me Up When September Ends"?

Nickleback
Elton John
Green Day
John Lennon

4. What is the flower for September?

Aster
Hollyhock
Sweet Pea
Blue Bells

5. What holiday occurs in September?

 Canadian Thanksgiving
Labor Day
Flag Day
St. Patrick’s Day

Congratulations to this week's winners: Rick Dellenbach, Vickie Marx, and Barbara Shepardson.

Answers to Miscellaneous Trivia

1. What color is the M in McDonald's?

Red
Yellow
Blue
Brown

2. What is the Aloha State?

Hawaii

3. What is the National Dish of America?

Hamburger

4. Which blood type is known as the universal donor?

O-negative

5. Where is Times Square?

New York City

Congratulations to this week's winners: Rick Dellenbach, Sandi Laufer, and Barbara Shepardson.

Answers to Hollywood Trivia

1. Ward and June were two main characters from what famous TV show of the late '50s and early '60s?

Leave it to Beaver

2. Which rising young star from the movie Rebel Without a Cause died in a automobile accident in 1955?

Corey Allen
Sal Mineo
Edward Platt
James Dean

3. In which film did Humphrey Bogart say, “We’ll always have Paris?”

Casablanca

4. What are the names of the Three Stooges?

Moe, Larry and Curly

5. Which actress, whose career spanned from the 30s to the 80s, has won the most Academy Awards?

Laura Dern
Jacqueline Durran
Katherine Hepburn (4 wins and 12 nominations)
Vivian Baker

Congratulations to this week's winners: Joan Banks, Shelley Birenbaum, Judy Chow, Jerry Irwin, Julie Johnston, and Barbara Shepardson.

Answers to History Trivia

1. What is the name of the woman who refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955?

Maya Angelou
Harriet Tubman
Rosa Parks
Odetta
Oprah Winfrey

2. What did the U.S. Postal Service add in 1963 that is part of every address today?

ZIP Codes

3. Which president resigned in 1974 over the Watergate scandal?

Richard Nixon

4. Who was the first woman to make a solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean?

Amelia Earhart

5. Which years did WWII start and end?

1939-1945
1945-1950
1920-1925

Answers to Music Triva

1. What year did the Beatles officially disband?

1970
1971
1975
1980

2. What was the name of Elvis Presley’s infamous estate located in Memphis, TN?

Graceland

3. Who wrote “The Star-Spangled Banner”?

Francis Scott-Key

4. Which famous singer of the '40s and '50s had the nickname "Ol' Blue Eyes"?

Frank Sinatra
Ella Fitzgerald
Ray Charles
Bing Crosby

5. Tony Bennett had a 1951 Number 1 hit with the song “Cold, Cold _________”?

Heart

Answers to Trivia Tuesday #8

The four U.S. states with the most golf courses are Florida, California, Texas and what other state?

Alaska
Hawaii
Michigan
Arizona

Which type of gas is produced when am airbag inflates in a car after an accident?

Oxygen
Carbon Dioxide
Nitrogen
Helium

A sawbuck is slang for which denomination of U.S. currency?

One
Five
Ten
Twenty

The geographical center of the United States including Alaska and Hawaii is located in which state?

Kansas
South Dakota
Colorado
Oregon

Bialys, second cousin to the bagel, came to the U.S. from Bialystok, a city in which country?

Romania
Finland
Ukraine
Poland

The Statue of Liberty’s second toe is larger than its big toe. What is the name of this condition?

Spark’s Toe
Luger’s Toe
Ruth’s Toe
Morton’s Toe

Answers to Trivia Tuesday #7

Who hit the most home runs during the 1950s?

Duke Snider
Eddie Mathews
Mickey Mantle
Willie Mays

Which one of the following countries does not share a border with Vietnam?

China
Laos
Thailand
Cambodia

Three of these TV shows ended their network run as the number one show for the year. Which one of the following did not?

I Love Lucy
MASH
The Andy Griffith Show
Seinfeld

Only one of the following movies won an Oscar for Best Picture. Which one?

The Ten Commandments
12 Angry Men
Lawrence of Arabia
To Kill a Mockingbird

Under current law, Election Day in the U.S. is never held on which one of the following dates?

November 1
November 2
November 7
November 8

Answers to Trivia Tuesday #6

Three of the first five years of Oscar’s Best Supporting Actor were won by the same person. Who accomplished this feat?

Walter Brennan
Gary Cooper
Andy Devine
Buddy Ebsen

Three of the following are actual cities in the United States. Which one isn’t?

Jerusalem, Utah
Three Brothers, Arkansas
Frostproof, Florida
Mud Pie, Michigan

Of the four U.S. presidents depicted on Mt. Rushmore, which one signed the legislation starting the Secret Service?

George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
Abraham Lincoln
Teddy Roosevelt

What does the WD in WD-40 stand for?

Wallace Duncan
Water Displacer
Waste Detergent
Wash Disinfectant

One side of the Nobel Peace Prize medal is an engraving of Alfred Nobel. What is on the other side?

Three naked men
Three doves
Three olive branches
Three sticks of dynamite

Answers to Trivia Tuesday #5

100 degrees Centigrade is equal to how many degrees Fahrenheit?

0
32
100
212

Which British rock and roll act had the first Billboard #1 hit after The Beatles?

Dave Clark Five
Peter and Gordon
Rolling Stones
The Animals

The guillotine, named after a French doctor, was nicknamed ‘The National Razor.’ When was the last year it was used in France?

1865
1921
1945
1977

Alaska and Hawaii became the 49th and 50th U.S. states in which decade?

1940s and 1950s
1950s
1950s and 1960s
1960s

A group of owls is known as what?

Chesterfield
Parliament
Viceroy
Lark

Answers to Trivia Tuesday #4

How many yoga format classes are offered at Sun City Shadow Hills?

5
7
10

What is the length of the indoor pool at the Montecito Fitness Center?

25 meters
35 meters
45 meters

How many laps around the indoor track at Santa Rosa equal a mile?

10
20
30

What is the total distance of the Annual Golf Walk?

4.72 miles
5.47 miles
6.93 miles

Answers to Trivia Tuesday #3

How many restaurants are there at Sun City Shadow Hills?

4
1
2

When was Sun City Shadow Hill built?

2002
2003
2006

How many billiard tables do we have at Santa Rosa Clubhouse?

1
0 (only 6 at Montecito Clubhouse)
5

Is the HOA building at Santa Rosa Clubhouse?

Yes
No (at Montecito, last building on the left)

How many bocce ball courts is there at shadow hills?

2
7 (2 at Santa Rosa and 5 at Montecito)
5

Answers to Trivia Tuesday #2

How many basketball courts do we have at Sun City Shadow Hills?

3
1
2

How many pickleball courts do we have at Montecito Clubhouse?

0 (only 6 at Santa Rosa Clubhouse)
3
6

How many board members are there at Sun City Shadow Hills?

5
3
6

Has there ever been all women board members at Sun City Shadow hills?

Yes
No

How many vehicle exits and entrances are there at Sun City Shadow Hills?

5
6
4

Answers to Trivia Tuesday #1

How many dog parks do we have?

4
1
2

How many indoor pools do we have?

3
1
2

What is the one street that doesn't have a property address on it?

Avenida Viento
Sun City Blvd
Avenida Dulce

How many homes is there at Sun City Shadow Hills?

4,000
3,450
3,050

How many tennis courts do we have at Sun City Shadow Hills?

6 (2 at Santa Rosa and 4 at Montecito)
4
8