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Trivia Fun with “Friday 5 The Hard Way”

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Every Friday morning on Andy in the Morning we play “Friday 5 The Hard Way,” five trivia questions that one listener must answer correctly to win prizes.

Here are the questions and answers used on today’s show.


1. The first brand-name product ever to be featured on a cover of Time Magazine was displayed on May 15, 1950 (not as an advertisement). What consumable product, which sold for about 5ยข per unit, was it?


2. Former New York policeman Edward Mahoney dropped a few letters from his name and became a 1970’s music star. Who is he?


3. Released in 1969, what was the title of the Beatles’ last studio-recorded album?


4. Which walled city has been called the Cradle of New France, and the Gibraltar of (North) America ?


5. There are five pairs U.S. Presidents who share the same last name. What are they?

* John Adams (2nd) and John Quincy Adams (6th) — father and son
* William Henry Harrison (9th) and Benjamin Harrison (23rd) — grandfather and grandson
* Theodore Roosevelt (26th) and Franklin D Roosevelt (32nd) — distant cousins
(FDR also married Teddy’s niece Eleanor, also his cousin)
* George H. W. Bush (41st) and George W. Bush (43rd) — father and son
* Andrew Johnson (17th) and Lyndon B. Johnson (36th) — unrelated


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