Wave Wake-Up Trivia

Get your brain firing on all cylinders each morning by answering a fun and challenging question!  
Call 573-746-7004 with your guess.

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

This week’s questions

Monday, July 19

Q: This was the day in 1980 that Billy Joel landed his first #1 song on the charts. What was it?
A: “It’s Still Rock n Roll to Me”

Tuesday, July 20

Q: Neil Armstrong took some of this item from history with him to the Moon. What was it?
A: pieces of the Wright Brothers’ first aircraft

Wednesday, July 21

Q: There are 117 million of these in the world. What?
A: lakes

Thursday, July 22

Q: A majority of kids say this is the worst thing about being in a car with parents. What is it?
A: their parents singing

Friday, July 23

Q: Only 5 US Presidents have had one of these. What is it?
A: a beard
(Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James Garfield, and Benjamin Harrison)

Last week’s questions

Monday, July 12

Q: 15 percent of truck owners have one of these. What?
A: a name for their truck

Tuesday, July 13

Q: In what state will you find the biggest park in the US?
A: New York. Adirondack Park in upstate NY.
It’s 6 million acres and bigger than five entire states.

Wednesday, July 14

Q: The average person will have 6 ½ feet of this during their lifetime. What?
A: nose hair!

Thursday, July 15

Q: This is the #1 topic that people claim to know something about, even if they don’t, just to avoid looking stupid. What is it?
A: auto repairs (#2 is home improvement stuff)

Friday, July 16

Q: Almost no employers offered this benefit 20 years ago, but now about 1 in 7 do. What is it?
A: paternity leave


  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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