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Wave Wake-Up Trivia

Get your brain firing on all cylinders each morning by answering a fun and challenging question!  

We’ll reward you with delicious Andy’s Frozen Custard!

This week’s questions

Monday, October 19

Q: This happened during the first Super Bowl in 1967 and never again after. What was it?
A: It was broadcast on 2 TV networks (CBS and NBC)

Tuesday, October 20

Q: It’s the most discarded item in the world. What is it?
A: cigarette butts (4.5 trillion are tossed each year)

Wednesday, October 21

Q: In a recent survey asking people what they do to help others, giving money to charity was the #1 answer. What was #2?
A: shopping for a neighbor

Thursday, October 22

Q: If you have porphyrophobia, what are you afraid of?
A: the color purple

Friday, October 23

Q: This cartoon theme song made it to #9 on the Billboard charts. Which show was it?
A: “The Jetsons” in 1986

Last week’s questions

Monday, October 12

Q: On average, people in India spend 10 hours, 42 minutes a week doing this, the most of any country on Earth. What is it?
A: reading

Tuesday, October 13

Q: Men who are not afraid to do this earn about $1,600 per year more than men who don’t. What is it?
A: wear pink

Wednesday, October 14

Q: On average, about 13,000 hands touch one of these each month. What is it?
A: gas pump handles

Thursday, October 15

Q: While Forrest Gump interacts with real people from history, there was one person whose part in the film ended up on the cutting room floor. Which famous person did they decide not to include?
A: Martin Luther King
In the scene, Forrest saves King by playing fetch with dogs that have been released during a civil rights march.

Friday, October 16

Q: More than 1/3 of Americans say this is a sure sign of a bad driver. What is it?
A: not using turn signals


  1. love your morning trivia…I will ask the question for my coworkers and see what replies I get. I missed the answer to one morning and I can not find the answer…Please help! The question was what item is most needed in a dorm room?

  2. The answer was “energy drinks”! Thanks for listening and playing along!

  3. Bull shark

  4. I heard the trivia question this morning. Uranus, MO is a real city. I went to Springfield last weekend and went through there.

  5. Hi Sheri- Yes, Uranus is there but it’s not a real municipality. It’s in an unincorporated part of Pulaski County and it’s name is pretty much a tourist thing. Thanks for checking in!

  6. when are you going to post the answers for the trivia??
    you’re about a week behind. I listen to the question but I can’t be there at 8:00 sometimes for the answers

  7. They’re all there now. We had a website issue for a couple days but it’s all straightened out now. Thanks for listening!

  8. Where is today’s (Mon 12/9) Wake-Up Trivia question on the website? I enjoy sharing them with the office.

  9. Thanks for bringing it to our attention! Didn’t notice it wasn’t there…and THANKS for listening!

  10. Denis E Siefert

    Good Morning! Thanks for continuous great music and hosts! I’d like to register my wife’s birthday if I could. Her name is Kim Siefert and her birthday is July 19th, 1956. (She’s 64 this year though she sure doesn’t look it!) Thanks again for awesome entertainment!

  11. Will do, Denis- and THANKS for the kind words!

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