It was a fast game on "Friday 5 The Hard Way" this morning.  I had some fun questions that the first caller got right away.  Great "Googleing!"

Here are the questions and answers.

Friday 5 The Hard Way

8/24/12

 

 

  1. It is considered the best selling novel of all time; 30 million copies have been sold of this 1966 novel of sex, violence, and drugs. Name the book and the female author.

VALLEY OF THE DOLLS / JACQUELINE SUSANN


2.      Which singing group backed up Elvis Presley?

THE JORDANAIRES


3.      In 1499, a Spanish explorer travelling in the Caribbean, noticed the homes of Indians built over water on stilts, which reminded him of Venice. Thus he named the country "Little Venice." What country was named in this manner?

VENEZUELA


4.      This American writer wrote poetry, short stories, and novels, and is considered the father of the modern detective story. He died in 1849 at the age of 40 of alcoholism. Who is he?

EDGAR ALLAN POE


5.      He is the only athlete to have played in both a Super Bowl game and a World Series game. Who is he?

DEION SANDERS