Fairbanks Trivia Quiz 11 (11-30)

Here are the answers to the Sunday, November 27th Trivia Quiz #10:

  • What former Fairbanks business has been described as the largest investment scam in Alaska history? ANSWER:  World Plus
  • What local businessman flipped his Corvette on Airport Way the last year they had the drag races there in the  1980’s? ANSWER:  Eddie Brown
  • What grocery store sat next to the Big International bar when the 1967 flood hit? ANSWER:  West Coast Grocer
  • Why did the Nordale Hotel have a spool of rope tied off to the radiator in most of their rooms? ANSWER:  To act as an emergency fire escape
  • What product did Burn Bats sell? ANSWER:  Flooring products
  • Was was the Vallata Restaurant called in 1976? ANSWER:  The Octa

 

FAIRBANKS ONLINE TRIVIA

The fun, educational trivia contest

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Here’s how it works:

Visit www.newsminer.com every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday. Click on the Fairbanks Trivia link. This takes you to the daily quiz featuring 6 multiple choice trivia questions about Fairbanks.

Play just for fun or enter our QUIZ-PRO link so your score can be tallied and you qualify for a shot at thousands of dollars in cash prizes including the possibility of a Can-Am ATV or a new 2017 Ski-doo Alaska Trapper from Compeau’s at the end of the contest.

Answer six online multiple choice trivia questions related to Fairbanks. Subjects include everything from politics to mining to aviation to national disasters to random facts about this great town and the people that have been part of it. Questions will only be available to answer the day that they are posted online at www.newsminer.com

Contests run for the month and both high scores and random finalists will be electronically chosen and announced at the end of each at the end month.

These semifinalists will complete at the end of the contest for the prizes.

The contest runs for 4 months and the finalists for each month will be invited to a live Fairbanks Trivia showdown. (Think Golden Heart Jeopardy!) details and location to be announced) One lucky winner could win a new Ski-doo from Compeau’s or up to 5 grand in Compeau Cash to spend on anything in their 70+-year-old Fairbanks family business. Prizes are determined by their number of correct answers during the grand finale to take place on the showroom at Compeau’s.

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Fairbanks Trivia Quiz 10 (11-27)

Here are the answers to the Friday, November 25th Trivia Quiz #9:

  • According to the menu at the Turtle Club north of Fairbanks, how large is the Miners cut of prime rib? ANSWER:  22-24oz
  • What did Howard Hughes drop off in Fairbanks when he stopped in the Golden Heart city during his 1938 record setting around-the-world flight? ANSWER:  Thousands of ping pong balls
  • What was the  business on Airport and University that later became Wet Willys Car Wash, and that still uses some of the original business sign letters? ANSWER:  Carnation Dairy
  • What business operates today in the location where Fairlane Bowl was before the 1967 flood? ANSWER:  Sentry Hardware
  • How did serial killer Thomas R Bunday kill himself an hour after his arrest for the  murder of five Fairbanks women between 1979-1981? ANSWER:  Ran his motorcycle head-on into another vehicle
  • This former President of the United States spent a summer working in Fairbanks for a young airline and construction business. Who was he? ANSWER:  George W. Bush

 

FAIRBANKS ONLINE TRIVIA

The fun, educational trivia contest

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Here’s how it works:

Visit www.newsminer.com every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday. Click on the Fairbanks Trivia link. This takes you to the daily quiz featuring 6 multiple choice trivia questions about Fairbanks.

Play just for fun or enter our QUIZ-PRO link so your score can be tallied and you qualify for a shot at thousands of dollars in cash prizes including the possibility of a Can-Am ATV or a new 2017 Ski-doo Alaska Trapper from Compeau’s at the end of the contest.

Answer six online multiple choice trivia questions related to Fairbanks. Subjects include everything from politics to mining to aviation to national disasters to random facts about this great town and the people that have been part of it. Questions will only be available to answer the day that they are posted online at www.newsminer.com

Contests run for the month and both high scores and random finalists will be electronically chosen and announced at the end of each at the end month.

These semifinalists will complete at the end of the contest for the prizes.

The contest runs for 4 months and the finalists for each month will be invited to a live Fairbanks Trivia showdown. (Think Golden Heart Jeopardy!) details and location to be announced) One lucky winner could win a new Ski-doo from Compeau’s or up to 5 grand in Compeau Cash to spend on anything in their 70+-year-old Fairbanks family business. Prizes are determined by their number of correct answers during the grand finale to take place on the showroom at Compeau’s.

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Fairbanks Trivia Quiz 9 (11-25)

Here are the answers to the Wednesday, November 23th Trivia Quiz #8:

  • After the Sept 11 attack, what statement did Sourdough Jack make in the Fairbanks Daily News Miner? ANSWER:  It's time to terrorize the terrorists
  • In  2004, the Boundary fire north of town ruined outdoor recreation for many residents of Fairbanks for the entire summer. What caused this fire? ANSWER:  Lightning
  • From 1988-1991, this actress who was born in Fairbanks played Sharlene Hudson on the soap opera, Another World. ANSWER:  Anna Holbrook
  • The Jan 2, 1959 Anchorage Daily Times had the headline  “We’re in”.  What was the headline  for the Fairbanks Daily News Miner on the same day? ANSWER:  Statehood begins tomorrow
  • What was the bottling capacity at the Silver Gulch Brewery north of Fairbanks in 2014? ANSWER:  200 bottles a minute
  • How tall is the dam at the Chena River Flood control project? ANSWER:  50ft

FAIRBANKS ONLINE TRIVIA

The fun, educational trivia contest

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Here’s how it works:

Visit www.newsminer.com every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday. Click on the Fairbanks Trivia link. This takes you to the daily quiz featuring 6 multiple choice trivia questions about Fairbanks.

Play just for fun or enter our QUIZ-PRO link so your score can be tallied and you qualify for a shot at thousands of dollars in cash prizes including the possibility of a Can-Am ATV or a new 2017 Ski-doo Alaska Trapper from Compeau’s at the end of the contest.

Answer six online multiple choice trivia questions related to Fairbanks. Subjects include everything from politics to mining to aviation to national disasters to random facts about this great town and the people that have been part of it. Questions will only be available to answer the day that they are posted online at www.newsminer.com

Contests run for the month and both high scores and random finalists will be electronically chosen and announced at the end of each at the end month.

These semifinalists will complete at the end of the contest for the prizes.

The contest runs for 4 months and the finalists for each month will be invited to a live Fairbanks Trivia showdown. (Think Golden Heart Jeopardy!) details and location to be announced) One lucky winner could win a new Ski-doo from Compeau’s or up to 5 grand in Compeau Cash to spend on anything in their 70+-year-old Fairbanks family business. Prizes are determined by their number of correct answers during the grand finale to take place on the showroom at Compeau’s.

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Fairbanks Trivia Quiz 8 (11-23)

Here are the answers to the Sunday, November 20th Trivia Quiz 7:

  • This former UAF graduate, marine fighter pilot with the black sheep squadron, State representative, and Senator was  known as the "Bush Rat" Governor. ANSWER:  Jay Hammond
  • Before the year 2000, who was the only racer to win the Open North American Seld Dog Race 5 out of 6 years in a row? ANSWER:  Roland Lombard
  • Where was Ronald Reagan returning from when he stopped in Fairbanks to meet Pope John Paul II in 1982? ANSWER:  China
  • What year did the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner begin publishing the small cartoon character, Sourdough Jack? ANSWER:  1952
  • What was the name of the local evening news program hosted by Ted Lehne? ANSWER:  Scope News
  • What bar in Fairbanks has been at its same current location the longest? ANSWER:  The Big I

 

FAIRBANKS ONLINE TRIVIA

The fun, educational trivia contest

trivia-header

Here’s how it works:

Visit www.newsminer.com every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday. Click on the Fairbanks Trivia link. This takes you to the daily quiz featuring 6 multiple choice trivia questions about Fairbanks.

Play just for fun or enter our QUIZ-PRO link so your score can be tallied and you qualify for a shot at thousands of dollars in cash prizes including the possibility of a Can-Am ATV or a new 2017 Ski-doo Alaska Trapper from Compeau’s at the end of the contest.

Answer six online multiple choice trivia questions related to Fairbanks. Subjects include everything from politics to mining to aviation to national disasters to random facts about this great town and the people that have been part of it. Questions will only be available to answer the day that they are posted online at www.newsminer.com

Contests run for the month and both high scores and random finalists will be electronically chosen and announced at the end of each at the end month.

These semifinalists will complete at the end of the contest for the prizes.

The contest runs for 4 months and the finalists for each month will be invited to a live Fairbanks Trivia showdown. (Think Golden Heart Jeopardy!) details and location to be announced) One lucky winner could win a new Ski-doo from Compeau’s or up to 5 grand in Compeau Cash to spend on anything in their 70+-year-old Fairbanks family business. Prizes are determined by their number of correct answers during the grand finale to take place on the showroom at Compeau’s.

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Fairbanks Trivia Quiz 7 (11-20)

Here are the answers to the Friday, November 18th Trivia Quiz 6:

  • What famous country music star played live, in the summer, outdoors at the Big Dipper? ANSWER:  Merle Haggard
  • What was bought and sold on the infamous “line” near 4th and Cowles in the 1940’s? ANSWER:  Sex
  • What was the name of the drive-in on the corner of Steese and Minnie St where KFAR would broadcast live from the top of? ANSWER:  Tic Toc
  • Where was the body of Joe Vogler found? ANSWER:  At a gravel pit east of Fairbanks
  • Steve Frank graduated from Lathrop in 1973 after having led the Malemutes to 2 straight championships. What was the number on his jersey? ANSWER:  44
  • The strongest Earthquake in the world in 2002, on Nov 3rd, occurred 92 miles south of Fairbanks. What was the magnitude of that quake? ANSWER:  7.9

 

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FAIRBANKS ONLINE TRIVIA

The fun, educational trivia contest

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Here’s how it works:

Visit www.newsminer.com every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday. Click on the Fairbanks Trivia link. This takes you to the daily quiz featuring 6 multiple choice trivia questions about Fairbanks.

Play just for fun or enter our QUIZ-PRO link so your score can be tallied and you qualify for a shot at thousands of dollars in cash prizes including the possibility of a Can-Am ATV or a new 2017 Ski-doo Alaska Trapper from Compeau’s at the end of the contest.

Answer six online multiple choice trivia questions related to Fairbanks. Subjects include everything from politics to mining to aviation to national disasters to random facts about this great town and the people that have been part of it. Questions will only be available to answer the day that they are posted online at www.newsminer.com

Contests run for the month and both high scores and random finalists will be electronically chosen and announced at the end of each at the end month.

These semifinalists will complete at the end of the contest for the prizes.

The contest runs for 4 months and the finalists for each month will be invited to a live Fairbanks Trivia showdown. (Think Golden Heart Jeopardy!) details and location to be announced) One lucky winner could win a new Ski-doo from Compeau’s or up to 5 grand in Compeau Cash to spend on anything in their 70+-year-old Fairbanks family business. Prizes are determined by their number of correct answers during the grand finale to take place on the showroom at Compeau’s.

 

Fairbanks Trivia Quiz 6 (11-18)

Here are the answers to the Wednesday, November 16th Trivia Quiz 5:

  • Ironside star Raymond Burr had a sister that worked at a Fairbanks grocery store in the 1960’s. What was the name of the store? ANSWER:  Lindys
  • What  successful Fairbanks businessman  owned Circle Hot Springs? ANSWER:  Bobby Miller
  • At 10am on July 23, 1923, President Warren Harding became the first President to visit Fairbanks. Where did he address the crowd? ANSWER:  Weeks Field
  • What was the name of the contest held in the dead of winter at Nerlands Furniture where visitors could sign up to win anything in the store? ANSWER:  Hearts desire
  • What was the popular bumper sticker in Fairbanks during the pipeline days, that began, “Happiness is..”? ANSWER: Happiness is 10,000 Oakies going south with a Texan under each arm.
  • In the basement of what establishment was the original Tiki Cove restaurant in Fairbanks? ANSWER:  The Mecca

 

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FAIRBANKS ONLINE TRIVIA

The fun, educational trivia contest

trivia-header

Here’s how it works:

Visit www.newsminer.com every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday. Click on the Fairbanks Trivia link. This takes you to the daily quiz featuring 6 multiple choice trivia questions about Fairbanks.

Play just for fun or enter our QUIZ-PRO link so your score can be tallied and you qualify for a shot at thousands of dollars in cash prizes including the possibility of a Can-Am ATV or a new 2017 Ski-doo Alaska Trapper from Compeau’s at the end of the contest.

Answer six online multiple choice trivia questions related to Fairbanks. Subjects include everything from politics to mining to aviation to national disasters to random facts about this great town and the people that have been part of it. Questions will only be available to answer the day that they are posted online at www.newsminer.com

Contests run for the month and both high scores and random finalists will be electronically chosen and announced at the end of each at the end month.

These semifinalists will complete at the end of the contest for the prizes.

The contest runs for 4 months and the finalists for each month will be invited to a live Fairbanks Trivia showdown. (Think Golden Heart Jeopardy!) details and location to be announced) One lucky winner could win a new Ski-doo from Compeau’s or up to 5 grand in Compeau Cash to spend on anything in their 70+-year-old Fairbanks family business. Prizes are determined by their number of correct answers during the grand finale to take place on the showroom at Compeau’s.

 

Fairbanks Trivia Quiz 5 (11-16)

Here are the answers to the Sunday, November 13th Trivia Quiz 4:

  • Which of these Fairbanks businesses today sit closest to where Bills Drive in was located in the 1970's? ANSWER:  Pizza Hut on College Rd
  • What was the name of the brutal snowmachine race that ran from Anchorage to Fairbanks beginning in 1969? ANSWER:  Midnight Sun 600
  • What is the diameter of the Alaska Pipeline that runs past Fairbanks? ANSWER:  48"
  • Who was Floyd Watson? ANSWER:  The first catcher for the Goldpanners baseball team
  • What year was St Joseph’s hospital first built? ANSWER:  1906
  • What famous band opened for Savoy Brown at Eielson in 1974 just before they hit it big? ANSWER:  Kiss

 

FAIRBANKS ONLINE TRIVIA

The fun, educational trivia contest

trivia-header

Here’s how it works:

Visit www.newsminer.com every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday. Click on the Fairbanks Trivia link. This takes you to the daily quiz featuring 6 multiple choice trivia questions about Fairbanks.

Play just for fun or enter our QUIZ-PRO link so your score can be tallied and you qualify for a shot at thousands of dollars in cash prizes including the possibility of a Can-Am ATV or a new 2017 Ski-doo Alaska Trapper from Compeau’s at the end of the contest.

Answer six online multiple choice trivia questions related to Fairbanks. Subjects include everything from politics to mining to aviation to national disasters to random facts about this great town and the people that have been part of it. Questions will only be available to answer the day that they are posted online at www.newsminer.com

Contests run for the month and both high scores and random finalists will be electronically chosen and announced at the end of each at the end month.

These semifinalists will complete at the end of the contest for the prizes.

The contest runs for 4 months and the finalists for each month will be invited to a live Fairbanks Trivia showdown. (Think Golden Heart Jeopardy!) details and location to be announced) One lucky winner could win a new Ski-doo from Compeau’s or up to 5 grand in Compeau Cash to spend on anything in their 70+-year-old Fairbanks family business. Prizes are determined by their number of correct answers during the grand finale to take place on the showroom at Compeau’s.

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