Question Of The Day


We like to have fun at the office and this "Question Of The Day", which was the brain child of Joe from customer service, is a fun way to challenge each other with a rotating schedule of questions. We thought it would be a fun way to share this with both our current customer base as well as random people hitting our site. Answer the questions to yourself, or feel free to email them into us. We'd love to hear from you!  


Q). What are America's top three newspapers, in daily circulation figures?


Q). Lady Tremaine is a famous villain.  Who is she better known as? 


Q). To find the smallest bone in the body, where would you look?


Q). Why is Pound Cake called a "Pound Cake"?


Q). What did the Alarm Codes 1201 & 1202 mean during the Apollo 11's landing? 


Q). Stephen Decatur was a General in The War of 1912.  He has had three war ships named after him.  What else was he noted for in 1878?  (a) a U.S. Senator, (b) Married Betsy Ross' granddaughter, (c) Incarcerated for Treason, 1878-1880, (d) On the $20 Bill


Q). Which two states do not observe Daylight Savings Time?


Q). What is inscribed on the Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier?


Q). First Commercial Product to feature a Barcode? 


Q). What was the first and only NFL team to have a perfect season and what year was it?  


Q). Excluding "the", what word appears most often in the Bond movie series?  


Q). What does the acronym NASA stand for?


Q). Who was credited for starting Yellow Journalism? 


Q). Which country suffered the greatest number of military deaths in World War II? 


Q). Frank Sinatra was known by his fans by what colorful nickname? 


Q). What is the only sea on Earth with no coastline? 


Q). When were audiences first treated to a flushing toilet and what movie was it in?


Q). What was Mr. Monopoly's original name (from board game)?


Q). Fish have skeletons made of bone, but sharks do not.  What are shark skeletons made of?


Q). What planet has the most moons?


Q). What is the tallest mountain on Earth?


Q). At what university was the sports drink "Gatorade" invented?


Q). The world's only city which resides on two continents?


Q). Gilgamesh is the earliest great work of literature.  He was the king of what country circa 2500 B.C.?


Q). When your hands are in normal resting position on a normal typewriter keyboard, your two middle fingers lie on what two letters?


Q). How many steps does the sentinel take during their "walk" by the Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier?


Q). What is the little girl’s name in the movie The Ring?


Q). Name all 8 Ivy League schools.


Q). Identify at least 2 of the 5 Sports Nicknames:   (a) The Bambino, (b) The Splendid Splinter, (c) The Iron Horse, (d) Sweetness, (e) The Big Train


Q). What woman has the most Grammy award wins?


Q). Which U.S. President was drafted by the Reds as a catcher?


Q). During the early 60's this anti-hero answer to Mickey Mouse was known throughout the hot rod world?


Q). Robert McNamara was the Secretary of Defense for the Kennedy & Nixon Administrations and was widely regarded as the man who kept the U.S. in the Vietnam War.  He went to California Institute of Technology and he was in the crew team that won Gold in the '33 Olympics.  What other famous person crewed with him? (a) Gregory Peck, (b) John Wayne, (c) Clark Gable, (d) Ronald Reagan


Q). "We are not enemies, but friends.  We must not be enemies.  Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection.  The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature."  Name the speaker and the speech.


Q). Compared to the surface of the sun how hot is a bolt of lightning? (a) 5 times cooler, (b) 5 times hotter, (c) same temp, (d) 10 times cooler.  Bonus:  What causes trees to explode when struck by lightning?


Q). Star Wars trivia.  Chewbacca comes from what planet?


Q). Where did the Philippines get their name?  Bonus:  How many islands are in the Philippines archipelago? (a) 1-500, (b) 500-2,000, (c) 2,000-5,000, (d) 5,000-10,000


 Q). 4 Score & 7 Years ago = Years?


Q). How tall was Napoleon?  (a) 3’9”, (b) 4’5”, (c) 5’1”, (c) 5’7”


Q). How many colors can the human eye see?  (a) 256, (b) 7 million, (c) 15 million, (d) 872


Q). A man is trapped in a room. The room has only two possible exits: two doors. Through the first door there is a room constructed from magnifying glass. The blazing hot sun instantly fries anything or anyone that enters. Through the second door there is a fire-breathing dragon. How does the man escape?


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