Impossible Trivia

 

 

 

In case you missed it...here are the prevous Impossible Trivia questions and answers:

 

 

2/4/20

Q: 30% of singles refuse to date someone who has one of these…what is it?

A: A Cat

 

 

2/3/19

Q:  Researchers say having one of these on your desk at work has been shown to lower stress and anxiety…

A:  A plant

 

 

1/31/20

Q: 83% of us do “this” at least once a month…

A:  Go out to eat

 

 

1/30/20

Q: 40% of people admit to doing this when they go to someone else’s house…

A: Snoop through their bathroom cabinets & drawers

 

 

1/29/20

Q: In parts of Mexico, it’s illegal to drive while doing “this”…

A: Shaving

 

 

1/28/20

Q: The USDA says the average American ate 250 of these last year…what is it?

A: Eggs

 

 

1/27/20

Q: Families will send each other more than 10,000 text messages each year, and this is the #1 subject…

A: What to eat

 

 

1/24/20

Q: According to a new survey, the average person spends 580 minutes per month doing this…

A: Commuting to- and from work

 

 

1/23/20

Q: The average American will look at 10 of these before actually buying one…

A: Houses (according to realtor.com)

 

 

1/22/20
No question

 

 

1/21/20

Q: The average American will use 20 gallons of this in a lifetime...

A: toothpaste

 

 

1/20/20

Q: Women were asked “If you had more time in your day what would you do more of…40% said “this”…

A: Read

 

 

1/17/20

Q: What famous rock band formed on this date in 1981?

A: Motley Crue

 

 

1/16/20

Q: This is most likely to happen in the kitchen than any other room in the house…

A: Arguments

 

 

1/14/20

Q: Nearly 230 million pounds of paper is used in the US each year for this purpose…

A: Paper receipts printed by retailers

 

 

1/13/20

Q: 22% of men say this is their favorite thing to eat while watching sports…

A: Nachos!

 

 

1/10/20

Q: 60% of today’s vehicles have this...

A: A bumper sticker

 

 

1/9/20

Q: 73% of men say “this” makes them more attractive...

A: Facial hair (although only 63% of women agree)

 

 

1/8/20

Q: According to a recent survey: What is the #1 thing people judge about your home?

A: The smell 

 

 

1/7/20

Q: When people were asked "What is the most embarrassing thing you’ve had happen on an airplane?", what was #1 answer?

A: Falling asleep on the stranger next to them

 

 

1/6/20

Q: 10% of people say this subject bores them the most when talking to friends...

A: Their kids

 

 

1/3/20

Q: More of us shop for these on Sunday than on any other day of the week

A: Appliances

 

 

1/2/20

Q:  The average family only uses about 8% of their available number of these...

A:  TV channels (on average, we get 190 channels, but only watch 17 of them)

 

 

12/30/19

Q: 1 in 7 people who have a tattoo, have a tattoo of “this” somewhere on their body

A: Their pet (or their pet’s name) 

 

 

12/19/19

Q: Americans will spend more than $7 billion dollars on this over the holiday season…

A: Wrapping paper

 

 

12/18/19

Q: What was the first Christmas carol sung by astronauts in space in 1965?

A: “Jingle Bells”

 

 

12/17/19

Q: This Christmas decoration was once banned because it contained too much lead and could cause lead poisoning…

A: Tinsel (which was originally made of real silver, which contained lead)

 

 

12/16/19

Q: English women used to eat this holiday treat to improve their chances of finding a husband…

A: Gingerbread men (aka “Gingerbread Husbands”)

 

 

12/13/19

Q:  What were Frosty the Snowman’s last words?

A:  “I’ll be back again someday.”

 

 

12/12/19

Q: Which country is credited with the creation of “Egg Nog”?

A: England (Britain)

 

 

12/11/19

Q: The first recorded instance of this holiday treat is traced back to the year 1837…what is it?

A: Candy canes

 

 

12/10/19

Q: How many gifts would you receive if you received all the items in the song “12 Days of Christmas”?

A: 364

 

 

12/9/19

Q: Which reindeer is Rudolph’s father?

A: Donner

 

 

12/6/19

Q: What department store created Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer?

A: Montgomery Ward

 

 

12/5/19

Q: 82% of American households have one of these during the holidays...

A: An artificial Christmas tree

 

 

12/4/19

Q: How many reindeer drive Santa’s sleigh (ALL of them)...

A: 9 (Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen & Rudolph)

 

 

12/3/19

Q: Which country started the tradition of using a “Christmas Tree”?

A: Germany

 

 

12/2/19

Q: What was the real name of the character Tim Allen plays in “The Santa Clause”
A: Scott Calvin

 

 

11/26/19

Q: This company was the first to use Santa Claus in an advertising campaign…

A: Coca Cola (beginning in the 1920s)

 

 

11/25/19

Q: What is Ralphie’s little brother’s name in the movie "A Christmas Story"?

A: Randy 

 

 

11/22/19

Q: How many ghosts show up in Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”

A: 4 (Jacob Marley & The Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet-to-Come)

 

 

11/21/19

Q: In the movie “Home Alone”, where was Kevin McCallister’s family going when they left him behind?

A: Paris

 

 

11/20/19

Q: “Green Bean Casserole” is a holiday staple…what year was it created?

A: 1955

 

 

11/19/19

Q: Who was the first president to give a turkey a “Presidential Pardon”?

A: Ronald Reagan

 

 

11/18/19

Q: How long did the first Thanksgiving celebration last?

A: 3 days

 

 

11/14/19

Q:  We, as Americans, buy 1.1 million boxes of this every day…

A:  Macaroni & cheese

 

 

11/13/19

Q: 18% of us who have done this during the holiday season have regretted doing it…

A: Hosting Thanksgiving dinner

 

 

11/12/19

Q: A new survey (by JLL) says 53% of holiday shoppers plan to do this during the holiday shopping season…

A: Buy a gift for themselves

 

 

11/11/19

Q: According to a new survey, this is our biggest pet peeve while driving…

A: Someone texting or talking while driving (56%)

 

 

11/7/19

Q: You spend tens of thousands of dollars on this, but only use it about 9 hours a week...

A: Your vehicle

 

 

11/6/19

Q: About 35% of us will go through life without these…

A: Wisdom teeth

 

 

11/5/19

Q: Average worker says this 3 times a week…

A: “I need a vacation”

 

 

11/4/19

Q: The average woman will buy 220 of these over her lifetime…

A: Candles

 

 

11/1/19

Q: According to a recent survey, this is the most common items left behind in hotel rooms…

A: Phone chargers

 

 

10/29/19

Q: When “trick or treating” first began, you had to do “this” before someone would give you a treat…

A: Dance or sing

 

 

10/28/19

Q: 35 million pounds of this candy is produced every year…

A: Candy corn

 

 

10/23/19

Q: Scientists say studying this animal may help them figure out how to slow down aging in humans…what is it?

A: Bats

 

 

10/22/19
Q: 10% of people who have quit their jobs becuase of their boss have described their boss as this Halloween movie character...
A: Beetlejuice

 

 

10/21/19

Q: 93% of us say it’s not a real “hearty breakfast” without this…

A: Bacon

 

 

10/18/19

Q: 48% of us have had “this” happen while cooking…

A: Set off the fire alarm/smoke detector

 

 

10/17/19

Q: Almost half of people admit their feelings get hurt when no one compliments them on their new (blank)…

A: Glasses (eyewear)

 

 

10/16/19

Q: This is the #1 online purchase after drinking too much…

A: Concert tickets

 

 

10/15/19

Q: When the first one of these came out in 1984, it cost over $4000…now they cost a quarter of that (or less)...

A: A cell phone

 

 

10/11/19

Q: The average person spends 2 hours and 45 minutes a week doing this…

A: Complaining about their job

 

 

10/10/19

Q: According to health experts, if you want to sleep better, do this 2 hours before bedtime...

A: Take a warm bath/shower

 

 

10/9/19

Q: 27% of us have not done this in the past year…

A: Read a book

 

 

10/8/19

Q: According to a new survey, the top 3 things that couples argue about are…#1 Money…#2…Household Chores…what’s #3…?

A: In-Laws

 

 

10/7/14

Q: 23% of Americans use at least one vacation day a year to do this…  

A: Sleep!

 

 

10/3/19

Q: 20% of people say they learned to text thanks to this TV show…

A: American Idol

 

 

10/2/19

Q: Playing this game actually improves your brain function...

A: Tetris

 

 

10/1/19

Q: According to a new study by the Unviersity of Michigan, this happens more in the the months of March and August than any other time of the year…

A: People getting divorced

 

 

9/30/19

Q: 72% of drivers will have this happen to them today…

A: Someone will tailgate them

 

 

9/26/19

Q: The average person said they were 16 the first time they experienced this…?

A: Their first cup of coffee

 

 

9/25/19

Q: According to a new survey…this is the easiest thing to eat while driving…

A: Candy bars (followed by French fries, potato chips and chicken nuggets)

 

 

9/24/19

Q: The average one of these will last between 28 and 30 years…

A: A coin

 

 

9/23/19

Q: The average woman owns 6 of these…the average guy owns 1…what is it?

A: Perfume/Cologne

 

 

9/18/19

Q:According to AAA, nearly 1 in 4 prospective car buyers have done this on a test drive…

A: Brought their pet along

 

 

9/17/19
Q: On average, women clean them once a month, men clean them once a year...
A: The windows in your house

 

 

9/13/19

Q: People are 55% more likely to do this on the weekends (compared to weekdays)…

A: Go out to eat

 

 

9/12/19

Q: 1 in 4 kids say this is the worst thing about riding in the car with a parent…

A: The parent yelling at other drivers

 

 

9/11/19

Q: Over 70% of those who own one of these, have a name for it…

A: A guitar (btw...mine's called the "Purple Unicorn"...thanks to my bandmates -TJ)

 

 

9/10/19
Q: People over 40 are more like to have one of these in their home (versus people under the age 40)...

A: A phone book

 

 

9/9/19

Q: 85% of us love the smell of this, the rest of think it stinks…

A: The ocean

 

 

9/5/19

Q: 25% of us have been annoyed with a neighbor who does this…

A: Plays an Instrument

 

 

9/4/19
Q: 20 years ago, every adult knew how to do this.  Now, only about 75% of us know how...
A: Write a check

 

 

9/3/19

Q: Of the homes that have one of these, 80% of them have safety issues
A: A deck

 

 

8/28/19

Q: When asked what they argue about most in the car, 8% of people said "this"...

A: The temperature

 

 

8/27/19

Q: According to a new survey of college students, this is the #1 back to school “must have” for the dorm room...

A: Energy Drinks

 

 

8/21/19

Q: 39% of women say they’ve actually cried when their husband surprised them by doing this…

A: Cleaning something

 

 

8/20/19

Q: 51% of men and 40% of women admit they’ve almost gotten into a car accident because they were distracted by “this”…

A: A billboard

 

 

8/19/19

Q: It takes an average of 3 minutes and 45 seconds to do this

A: Wait at the drive-thru

 

 

8/15/19

Q: You eat this every day, but eating .001% of your body weight of it will kill you…

A: Salt

 

 

8/14/19
Q: According to a survey by Rent.com, millennials are the least likely group of people to trust their neighbor with “this”…

A: Their pet

 

 

8/12/19

Q: Statistically speaking, odds are, the sports team wearing “this" color will win...

A: Red

 

 

8/9/19

Q: 20% of people say they would give up "this" if it meant they never had to do housework again

A: Lovemaking

 

 

8/8/19

Q: On this date in 1992, The men’s US "Dream Team" basketball team clinched the gold medal at the Barcelona Summer Olympics…name 5 of the players on the team…

A: Christian Laettner, David Robinson, Patrick Ewing, Larry Bird, Scottie Pippen, Michael Jordan, Clyde Drexler, Karl Malone, John Stockton, Chris Mullin, Charles Barkley and Magic Johnson

 

 

8/7/19

Q: The average American eats 11 of these each year…

A: Steaks

 

 

8/6/19

Q: Weird laws…in Brooklyn, NY, it’s illegal to let your dog sleep in this place…

A: The bathtub

 

 

8/5/19

Q: This animal can fall well over 100 feet without injuring itself…

A: A squirrel

 

 

8/2/19

Q: 80% of Americans will have this happen to them in their lifetime

A: Get fired from a job

 

 

8/1/19

Q:  The tallest sand dunes (some up to 750 feet tall) are located in what state…?

A: Colorado

 

 

7/30/19

Q: Starting in 1885, this was originally marketed to cure hangovers and headaches…

A: Coca Cola

 

 

7/29/19

Q: On average, we’ll do this 11 times in our lifetime…

A: Change residence (move)

 

 

7/25/19

Q: There are 6 pounds of these in the average American home…

A: Pennies

 

 

7/23/19

Q: Their last names are Roberts and Carson...who are they?
A: Barbie & Ken

 

 

7/18/19

Q: 5% of people have come home early and caught their partner doing this…

A: Cheating on them

 

 

7/17/19

Q: A survey shows 1/3 of people do this while driving…

A: Pick their nose

 

 

7/16/19

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