By David G. Firestone
Last week I posted trivia questions, this week, here are the answers:
I’m going to change this up a bit. For this week, I’m going to do a true/false trivia post. Without further ado…here we go!
*Houston and Pittsburgh are the only two cities with with three sports teams that wear the same colors.
False! Pittsburgh does, Houston doesn’t.
*Nolan Ryan has 839 more strikeouts than any other pitcher in MLB history
*Former Offensive Tackle Ron Mix had two holding penalties in 10 years, and had his number retired and unretired by the Chargers.
*Before Game 3 of the 1992 Campbell Conference Finals, the on-ice officiating crew walked out of the game due to a dispute over New Jersey Devils coach Jim Schoenfeld.
False-This debacle took place during the 1988 Wales Conference Finals
*Yao Ming has the largest wingspan in NBA history
False-That honor goes to Manute Bol.
*The Pontiac Aztec was named the ugliest car in history by The Daily Telegraph
*Changing the size of the wheels on a vehicle will have no ill effects of the other equipment on board
False-The dash gauges and engine settings will be very much effected by changing the size of the wheels.
*The Toyota Corolla has sold more than any other car in history.
True-The Corolla has sold 43 million units worldwide…equal to the population of Algeria.
*The Volkswagen Beetle has been continually produced in some form since 1933
*The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport currently holds the record as the fastest production car in the world with a top speed of 267 MPH
*According to experts “grilling” is the same as “barbecuing”
False-Grilling involves cooking meat over charcoal or a gas grill, where it cooks quickly. “Barecuing” is cooking meat slowly, using a smoker, or a wood fire.
*A traditional central South Carolina Barbecue consists of cooking a whole hog in a mustard-based sauce commonly referred to as “Carolina Gold.”
*“Oklahoma-Style Barbecue” is made with elements of Memphis, Texas and Kansas City style, and uses among other things bologna sausage.
*The International Bar-B-Q Festival in Owensboro Kentucky holds the World Record for Largest Pork Barbecue Contest.
False-No such record exists.
*KC Masterpiece was not invented in Kansas City, but rather in St. Paul Minnesota. The inventor was inspired by Kansas City barbecue traditions.
False- KC Masterpiece was invented in Kansas City by Richard E. “Rich” Davis M.D.
*Although not a law anymore, the “Reinheitsgebot” or German Purity Law has been observed since 1516, and states that beer made in Germany may only contain hops, barley, and water.
*Jack Daniel’s is produced in Moore County, Tennessee, which is a dry county, which means Jack Daniel’s can’t be sold in stores or restaurants in the county it is produced in.
*Miller Lite was tested in Dallas Texas and Seattle Washington in 1970
False-Though its development can be traced to 1967, Miller Lite was first tested in Springfield, Illinois, Knoxville, and San Diego in 1973.
*Bud Light is the most consumed beer in the world
False-While Bud Light is the most consumed American beer in the world, Chinese brand Snow is the most consumed beer in the world.
*It is illegal to show people drinking the product in any televised alcohol commercial in the United States.