Brain Buster Questions & Answers

Friday November 20, 2020

Q. One of the biggest songs of 1991 was, “EVERYTHING I DO, I DO IT FOR YOU” by Bryan Adams. What movie did that song come from?

A. ROBIN HOOD (PRINCE OF THIEVES) – Congratulations to our winner today, AARON!

Thursday November 19, 2020

Q. In the 1950s after its first year on NBC-TV, The Today Show was struggling in the ratings and decided to hire a Chimpanzee to co-host with Dave Garraway….and it worked. Can you name the chimp?

A. J. FRED MUGGS – Congratulations to CHRIS who was the first to call in with the correct answer.

Wednesday November 18, 2020

Q. In 1888 Theophilus Van Kannel of Philadelphia made heads spin when he patented the first one of these. What is it?

A. A REVOLVING DOOR – Congratulations to Jamie, our winner today!

Tuesday November 17, 2020

Q. Which one of the following is NOT the name of a Band. King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Fast Mercedes, Parking Lot Party, or Tame Impala?

A. FAST MERCEDES – Congratulations to MATT, first with the correct answer and winner today!

Monday November 16, 2020

Q. Steven Spielberg has made a lot of great movies, but he won his first BEST DIRECTOR OSCAR for what movie?

A. SCHINDLER’S LIST in 1993 – Congrats to our winner today, DENISE, who was first to call with the correct answer.

Friday November 13, 2020

Q. Lady Gaga’s debut album was released in August of 2008. Can you name it?

A. THE FAME – REGINA was our first caller with the correct answer and wins today!

Thursday November 12, 2020

Q. In October of 2002 Emmitt Smith became the all time leading rusher in NFL history. Who did he surpass to take over the top spot?

A. WALTER PAYTON – Congratulations to ANGIE, who was first with the correct answer and wins today!

Wednesday November 11, 2020

Q. What American author wrote the short story, “The Masque Of The Red Death?”

A. EDGAR ALLAN POE – Congratulations to DAVE, our first caller with the correct answer and winner today!

Tuesday November 10, 2020

Q. What was the name of the 1990s TV sitcom about a magazine writer who left her fiance at the altar and then was told by her boss that she had to start a column about being suddenly single?

A. SUDDENLY SUSAN (starring Brooke Shields) – Congratulations to SUE who was our winner today!

Monday November 9, 2020

Q. In cooking what does SOUS VIDE mean?

A. SOUS VIDE means under vacuum, sous vide cooking is cooking under vacuum like in a vacuum bag.  Congratulations to ROCHELLE, our winner today!

Friday November 6, 2020

Q. He was born to a family of Dutch Americans and was the only President Of The United States to speak English as a second language. Who is he?

A. MARTIN VAN BUREN – Congratulations to our winner today, DAN, first to call with the right answer!

Thursday November 5, 2020

Q. Who was the FIRST WOMAN sworn in as a justice on The US Supreme Court?

A. SANDRA DAY O’CONNER – Congratulations to our winner today, MIKE, who was first to call with the correct answer!

Wednesday November 4, 2020

Q. What was the name of the 1982 science fiction movie starring Kurt Russell and Wilford Brimley about a shape shifting alien that assumes the appearance of its victims?

A. THE THING – Congratulations to our winner today, JODI.

Tuesday November 3, 2020

Q. David Bowie and Queen had a hit together with the song, “UNDER PRESSURE” which sampled what other hit single?

A. ICE, ICE BABY from VANILLA ICE – Congratulations to our winner today, DAN

Monday November 2, 2020

Q. What is the job title of the person in charge of the camera and lighting crews on a movie set?

A. CINEMATOGRAPHER – Congratulations to our winner today, KARI, who was first to call with the correct answer!