Jump Start Trivia

Weekdays at 8:15am its time to get your brain waves flowing with Jump Start Trivia. There's a new question each weekday and a chance to win a great prize! It's exciting and mind bending fun for the whole family (or office)!

Recent Jump Start Trivia questions and answers

Week of February 10th, 2014

Q: Doing this alone or in a group will actually make you healthier by reducing your stress. What is it?
A: Singing
Winner: Brenda Ziehl

Q: Q: The Average one of these lasts about 4 and 1/2 years. What is it?
A: A job
Winner: Dee Dee Matthews

Q: A survey asked, "If you could be a flavor, what flavor would you be"?. The number one answer was coffee. What was the second most popular answer?
A: Banana
Winner: Michelle Davis

Q: A new survey reveals THIS tv show is the most popular show for couples to watch together.
A: Big Bang Theory
Winner: Michael Johnson

Week of February 3rd, 2014

Q: The average American now eats about 25 pounds of this every year. What?
A: Cheese
Winner: Lori Mollet

Q: 11 Billion of these are sold every year, and you always get them for free. What are they?
A: Ketchup packets.
Winner: Tammy Burgess

Q: About nine million American drivers pay extra for this luxury item. What is it?
A: A vanity license plate
Winner: Josh Ball

Q: Americans throw away about seven million of these every day. What are they?
A: Pennies
Winner: Brian Asbury

Week of January 27th, 2014

Q: On average, these get cleaned every 110 days. What is it?
A: Refrigerators
Winner: Nancy Bailey

Q:On average, every Super Bowl requires 72 of these. What are they?
A: Footballs.
Winner: Connie Taylor

Q: According to Women's Health, 3% of women say they can't remember this. What is it?
A: Their natural hair color
Winner: Debbie Rollins

Q: Married women say that this is the toughest thing to get their husbands to do. What is it?
A: Go to the doctor.
Winner: Gladys Blake

Q: Q: 10% of us will watch the Superbowl just for this reason.
A: The halftime show
Winner: Marty Coulter

Week of January 20th, 2014

Q: It's estimated that about 3000 people working in New York City make their living selling this. What is it?
A: Hot dogs
Winner: Zoeann Lynch

Q: The Average cost for this in the US in 2013 was just over $28,000. What?
A: A Wedding Reception
Winner: Glenn Gross

Q: Almost one-third of American women wore one of these over the weekend. What?
A: Football jersey
Winner: Dave Pruet

Q: A new survey reveals that women will do this 16 times in their life. What is it?
A: Go on a diet
Winner: Susan Wilkinson

Q: We're always told to do this daily, but fewer than half of us do it. What is it?
A: Floss.
Winner: Janet Trowbridge

Week of January 13th, 2014

Q: Q: 23% of people who don't do THIS in the morning, feel guilty about it later in the day.
A: Make the bed
Winner: Leslie Lintz

Q: 20% of of drivers broke this law in 2013. What is it?
A: Parked in a handicapped spot.
Winner: Liane Johnson

Q: The white house is the most visited home in the United States. What is 2nd?
A: Graceland
Winner: Nancy Lackey

Q: The average adult spends an hour and a half a week, doing this, what is it?
A: Laundry
Winner: Billy Mitchell

Q: A new report predicts that in 10 years, new cars won't come with these anymore. What?
A: Keys
Winner: Bob Lichtefeld

Week of January 6th, 2014

Q: About two percent of Americans use this technological item, down drastically from a decade or so ago. What is it?
A: Dial-up Internet
Winner: Nicole Ramsey

Q: We think of these as made for kids, but two-thirds of American adults use one. What are they?
A: Piggy banks.
Winner: Maria Griego

Q: Barack Obama and Ronald Reagan share this trait; along with six other presidents. What is it?
A: Being left-handed
Winner: Annette Morris

Q: Most of us haven't used one in a while, but 58 percent of American homes still have one. What is it?
Winner: Tracy Tritle-Bell

Q: According to a new survey, 15 percent of Americans met their spouse here. Where is it?
A: At work.
Winner: Kaylee Lee

Week of December 23rd, 2013

Q: We do this an average of 400 hours less per year than our grandparents did. What is it?
A: Sleep
Winner: Dennis Wessel

Week of December 16th, 2013

Q: According to a new study, drinking 2 cups of this a day helps to keep your brain sharp. What?
A: Hot Chocolate
Winner: Leah Gross

Q: According to a new survey, this is the most useful thing that students learn while at college. What?
A: How to do laundry
Winner: April Tedrow

Q: Women think about it 5 times a day while men think about it once every other day, what is it?
A: Grocery shopping
Winner: Randy Craw

Q: About 20% of people said their family's biggest holiday arguments are about this.. What is it?
A: Playing Board Games
Winner: Debbie Rollins

Q: About 1500 people will go the emergency room this month after throwing their back out doing this. What is it?
A: Decorating the Christmas Tree
Winner: Jane Stockman

Week of December 9th, 2013

Q: Just about every home in America has one of these, but only about a third of them are in working order. What are they?
A: Flashlights
WINNER: Zelma Ray

Q: Over 1/2 of the people surveyed said they would definitely re-gift this if they were given it this year. What is it?
A: Candles
Winner: Nancy Bailey

Q: Hawaii and Utah are the only two states without this. What is it?
A: Gambling.
Winner: Nelson Terrell

Week of December 2nd, 2013

Q: The average American eats 244 of these per year. What are they?
A: Eggs
Winner: Bethany Gross

Q: Most of us come into contact with these every day, but they're illegal in four states, including Alaska and Hawaii. What are they?
A: Billboards
Winner: Stephanie Starr

Q: About 55% of workers will spend time doing THIS at work right now.
A: Online shopping
Winner: Collen Tedrow

Q: This was the biggest selling item at Walmart on Black Friday. What?
A: Towels
Winner: Lester Bultman

Q: Americans eat roughly 1.2 billion of these per year. What are they?
A: Cans of tuna
Winner: Rick Morris

Week of November 25th, 2013

Q: According to a Highlights magazine poll of kids, about 55 percent said this is the most important trait an adult can have. What is it?
A: Honesty
Winner: Dave Southern

Q: Since the 1980′s, wages for this job have risen nine times the rate of inflation and the average starting salary is now $12 an hour. What's the job?
A: Baby Sitting
Winner: Kim Cummings

Q: This balloon has appeared at more Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parades than any other. Which is it?
A: Snoopy
Winner: Lisa Williams

Week of November 18th, 2013

Q: Every 4 seconds, someone opens a can of this, what is it?
A: Spam
Winner: Dave Pruet

Q: About one in 10 women paid more than $100 for their last one of these. What is it?
A: A haircut.
Winner: Candy Marshall

Q: In a recent survey of the foods we like the least, liver was number 1 and lima beans was number 2. What food came in at number 3 on the least favorite list?
A: Mushrooms
Winner: Wilma Charles

Q: Only about 45 percent of Americans will do this in 2013, even though we're told it's a good idea. What is it?
A: Get a flu shot.
Winner: Joe Byers

Q: According to a new study, 4 out of 5 of people have a bad habit of doing this while sending an email. What?
A: Holding their breath.
Winner: Janet Trowbridge

Week of November 11th, 2013

Q: You may find it surprising that men buy about one-third of this cosmetic product. What is it?
A: Anti-stretch mark cream
Winner: Matt Clark

Q: Just over 30% of office workers listed this as their favorite reason for going to work. What is it?
A: Catching up on office gossip
Winner: Rose Myler

Q: 1 in 10 women love THIS more than their partner. What is it?
A: Their pet
Winner: April Tedrow

Q: About five percent of us own this item of clothing. What is it?
A: Bowling shoes.
Winner: Danny Brown

Q: About 70% of women think that men over the age of 35 look ridiculous when they do this.
A: Wear their hat backwards
Winner: Tammy Reuter

Week of November 4th, 2013

Q: 96 percent of Americans have one of these time saving devices. What are they?
A: Microwave ovens.
Winner: Matthew Owens

Q: The U.S. produced nearly 255 million of these last year. Minnesota, at 42 million, was responsible for the most. What are they?
A: Turkeys.
Winner: Kentlee Root

Q: More than 70 percent of companies now do this for prospective employees. What is it?
A: A criminal background check.
Winner: Lou Mezie

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