Trivia Questions - Mayberry Days '98
These are the trivia questions asked at the Mayberry Days Trivia Contest
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There were 27 questions this year and they're all listed below.
In Cousin Virgil, Otis is locked in his cell and can't be released
because Virgil ruined the keys. Otis wants to get out of the cell in order
to make a job interview with the man who runs the feed store. What is the
man's name with whom Otis has an appointment?
---- Answer: Oscar Skinner
Name the friend of Aunt Bee's who passed away, whom she mentioned at the
beginning of Aunt Bee's Medicine Man.
---- Answer: Augusta Finch
Barney once set Andy up with a blind date named Melinda Keefer. What city
was Melinda Keefer from?
---- Answer: Detroit
Otis once bought a car, but decided to sell it. Who did Otis sell his car
---- Answer: Charlie Varney
What was the name of Andy and Barney's 4th grade teacher?
---- Answer: Miss Moran
What are the names of the two farmers who sold produce on the side of the
road, and threatened Barney when he told them to move on?
---- Answer: Matt and Neal
Opie gave the smallest amount (3¢) to the Underprivileged Children's
Fund. Name the boy who gave the 2nd smallest amount, and in fact was one
of the underprivileged children.
---- Answer: Roy Pruitt
What was the nickname given to Mrs. Von Roeder by Andy and Barney?
---- Answer: The beast of the fourth floor
Who is the postmaster who argued with Barney about which wanted posters he
could have to put on the post office bulletin board?
---- Answer: Talbot
What establishment in Mount Pilot is located between an ice cream parlor
and a dance studio (not sure about the specifics on this one)?
---- Answer: The Mount Pilot Judo School (Mr. Izamoto's
Give the TWO reasons why Otis stopped buying moonshine from the Gordon
---- Answer: They lowered their quality, and he found
somebody who delivers. (They said it was because they raised their prices,
but Otis denied it.)
According to Barney, who is the biggest gossip in town?
---- Answer: Viola Slatt
What is the name of the President of the Ladies League, who introduced Rafe
Hollister at the annual Ladies League Musicale?
---- Answer: Mrs. Dennis
When "bad boy" Ronald Bailey was arrested for reckless driving, where was
he headed at the time?
---- Answer: to Miami
Give the full name of the lady who Andy crowned Miss Mayberry at the Founders'
Day Beauty Pageant.
---- Answer: Erma Bishop
What item did Fred Goss find in Earley Gilley's pants pocket?
---- Answer: A poker chip
What is Lester Scoby's wife's name?
---- Answer: Helen
How much did Henry Wheeler charge the Taylors for spraying their roses?
---- Answer: $1.65
Which one of the Gordon boys said, "I'll take the Mister Potato set"?
---- Answer: Junior
What is the Friday night special on the menu at the diner?
---- Answer: catfish casserole
What was Warren referring to when he described it as "darker than the black
hole of Calcutta"?
---- Answer: Looking down the barrel of the cannon
According to Floyd, when does Barney come in for his regular haircut?
---- Answer: the third Monday of every month
What room in the Mayberry Hotel did Wilbur Hennessey get drunk in and fall
out the window?
---- Answer: 209
What was Nathan Tibbs' wife's name?
---- Answer: Anna
Where did Andy take Karen Moore on their first date, which was to do a little
---- Answer: Finnegan Flats
What TV station, and in what city, hosted Colonel Tim's Talent
---- Answer: Station WASG in Raleigh
When Andy and Barney were trying to come up with a date for Mary Grace, who
is it that Andy suggested, but Barney said would be going to the dance with
---- Answer: Nate Bushey