Tuesday, 4 January 2011

National Trivia Day

I don't know  in what nation  this is offically trivia day  but I  did find some trivia   for seniors or are you older than dirt?
What brings this up? After  being around teenagers over the holidays I  finally realize the gap of the generations especially when they  said "What  are you talking about !"

So dear readers of this blog any of this ring a bell? or will I hear What!

1.When you put your right foot out, and shake it all about, what are you doing?
a. Throwing out your back
b. Going for a Section 8
c. The Hokey-Pokey
Answer  ;  a fun dance  I used to do  at  the IOOF hall  in Glanworth. Teen Town!

2. Who was the oldest Beatle?
 George Harrison
 Paul McCartney
 Ringo Starr
 John Lennon
Answer; Ringo Starr 1940 Gosh did not realize he was so old!

3.What year was the first commercial microwave introduced?
a. 1946
b. 1954
c. 1961
Answer;1954. The Raytheon RadaRange was five feet high, weighed 750 pounds, and was rated at 1600 Watts. Amana introduced the first counter top microwave for home use in 1967.Got my first microwave in the  70's.

4.In the series Remington Steele, who played Remington, and who played Laura Holt?
 Answer;Remington Steele: Pierce Brosnan, Laura Holt: Stephanie Zimbalist

5.What phenomena made popular in the 1950s allowed everyone to become an artist?
a. Paint-by-Number sets.
b. Paint Rollers.
c. Feathery brushes.
Answer; Paint by Numbers  which I did many of.

6.What was a "Sign of Good Taste" in 1958?
a. Cadillac
b. Coke
c. Dick Clark Jewelry
Answer; Coke  , the kind one drinks

7.Ward and June bring what to mind?
a. A popular TV series called "Leave it to Beaver"
b. A Chicago family of butchers and knife sharpeners called The Cleavers
c.Inventors of the clicker, Jack Ward and Ernest June
Anwer;A popular TV series called "Leave it to Beaver," perhaps the most unrealistic, misleading and shallow depiction of family life ever produced for TV.

8.The bottle top of a Royal Crown Cola bottle has holes in it. For what was it used?
a. Capture lightning bugs.
b. To sprinkle clothes before ironing
c. Large salt shaker
Answer;To sprinkle clothes before ironing. Who had a steam iron? I so remember my Mother ironing  Dad's white shirts  but I think our bottle was a Coke .


If you can't remember what the ending of these sentences   is
 "Kookie; Kookie. Lend me your ________________." or After the twist, the mashed potatoes, and the watusi, we "danced" under a stick that was lowered as low as we could go in a dance called the______________.and finally "N-E-S-T-L-E-S; Nestles makes the very best... _________.
1. comb
2. limbo
3. chocolate
You are probably a young 'un  and this geezer needs to take a nap.

11 comments:

Rosanne said...

Fun trivia!

Crafty Gardener said...

I assume if I know the answers to all of these I'm old!!

Kim and Victoria said...

Those were quite the blast from the past!

Rosemary said...

Rosanne It does bring a smile.
Crafty Guess it does LOL
Kim and Victoria Does seem like so long ago.

Linda www.mykindofcooking.com said...

Funny post! I didn't know all the trivia answers so I guess I am not older that dirt yet. lol

Rosemary said...

Linda Glad you got a smile. Lucky you to not be older than dirt.

Jennifer@threedogsinagarden said...

Oh dear! I knew too many of the answers. I guess that means I am getting old! Oh well, what can you do? It happens to us all. Thanks for the fun read! Jennifer

Pam said...

Great post, Rosemary! Sadly, I knew way too many of them. I'm so glad to find your blog and will enjoy following you to see what's next.

Shady Gardener said...

Cute! And yes, I knew a lot of the answers... ;-)

Rosemary said...

Jennifer rather shocking when you realize I remember that starting and young people look at you like hasn't that always been the way?
Pam glad you found this blog hope to hear from you again
Shady Age is sneaking up I'm afraid.

Becca's Dirt said...

Funny post. Love it and yes I knew the answers too. I feel like I'm as old as dirt sometime.