Kill A Half-Hour Question

Kill A Half-Hour Question

Take a break from your workday with Jonathan Drake’s “Kill-A-Half-Hour Question” presented by Rosati’s Pizza!  It happens afternoons at 3:50pm.  Be the first on the phone with the correct answer and win at $20 gift card from Rosati’s Pizza!  If you ever miss an answer, look ’em up below:

2015 Kill-A-Half Hour Questions & Answers:

Thursday 7/30/15
About 1 in 5 female employees, say that on numerous occasions they have used their lunch break for THIS activity. What is it?
Clues: “Disrobe” … and … “Different”
Answer: Change their clothes.

Wednesday 7/29/15
Around 7 in 10 married guys, say they routinely opt to tell a lie to their spouse, just so they can get out of doing THIS. What?
Clues: “Communication” … and … “Angry”
Answer: Fight with the spouse.

Tuesday 7/28/15
For about 1 in 10 women in the U.S., THIS is the last thing they do after a friend gets married. What?
Clues: “Refund” … and … “Wardrobe”
Answer: Return the dress they wore to the wedding.

Monday 7/27/15
A new travel survey shows that about 6 in 10 of us miss THIS when we go on vacation. what?
Clues: “Office” … and … “Staff”
Answer: Our co-workers.

Wednesday 7/22/15
The average parent has to tell their kid to do THIS at least four times a week. What is it?
Clues: “Knot” … and .. “Laces”
Answer: Tie their shoes.

Tuesday 7/21/15
Even though experts all agree you SHOULD do this, some 3 million Americans admit they NEVER do it. What?
Clues: “Morning” … and … “Meal”
Answer: Eat breakfast.

Monday 7/20/15
According to a new survey, 1 in 5 women admit that they get more turned on by THIS than their curent partner. What is it?
Clues: “Closet” … and … “Feet”
Answer: New shoes!

Friday 7/17/15
A new study reveals that if drivers experience road rage, it was most likely triggered by WHAT?
Clues: “Distance” … and … “Rear”
Answer: Tailgating

Thursday 7/16/15
Even though they weren’t expecting it, about 1 in 4 employees say they have happened upon a co-worker HERE. Where?
Clues: “Single” … and … “Online”
Answer: A dating website.

Wednesday 7/15/15
About 7 out of 10 women in the dating world say it is NEVER appropriate for their date to wear … what?
Clues: “Denim” … and … “Tighter than tight”
Answer: Skinny jeans.

Tuesday 7/14/15
According to more than half of women in a recent survey, they think that no “real man” should ever have THIS. What is it?
Clues: “Phobia” … and … “Eight legs”
Answer: A fear of spiders.

Monday 7/13/15
At this point in the day, you’ve probably already done this 3 times. You’ll do it at least one more time on average. Do what?
Clues: “Turn over” … and … “Keys”
Answer: Start the car (we do it about 4 times a day).

Friday 7/10/15
About 1 in 5 employees admit that they have done THIS if the boss asked them. What?
Clues: “Vacation” … and … “Furry”
Answer: Baby sat for the boss’s pet while they were on vacation.

Thursday 7/9/15
On average, one of THESE is broken about every 15 seconds. What is it?
Clues: “Eyes” … and … “Tinted”
Answer: A pair of sunglasses.

Wednesday 7/8/15
About 8 in 10 millenials, say they would gladly live without social media for a week, instead of
giving up THIS for a week. What is it?
Clues: “Notes” … and … “iPod”
Answer: Their music.

Tuesday 7/7/15
If you had one of THESE in 2015, on average, it probly cost you less than $60. What was it?
Clues: “Holiday” … and … “Grill”
Answer: A 4th Of July BBQ.

Monday 7/6/15
If you’re the average woman, THIS will happen for you approximately 50 times from cradle to
grave. What is it?
Clues: “Pigment” … and … “Roots”
Answer: Color her hair.

Thursday 6/18/15
According to a study of drivers, about 1 in 25 said they wish THIS was an option in their car’s interior and they wish they had it right now. What is it?
Clues: “Food” … and … “Nuke”
Answer: An onboard microwave oven.

Wednesday 6/17/15
About 1 in 5 adults say THIS is absolutely the worst possible place to hit on someone. Where?
Clues: “Meeting” … and … “School”
Answer: At a parent-teacher conference.

Tuesday 6/16/15
In a recent survey, the overwhelming majority of adult respondents said THIS was the number one thing they wish had never been invented. What is it?
Clues: “Music” … and … “Open mic”
Answer: Karaoke.

Monday 6/15/15
The Blackhawks might clinch the Stanley Cup tonight in Chicago … so we have this …
The legendary Stanley Cup has ended up HERE only 3 times in recent history. Where?
Clues: “Drunken” … and … “Splash”
Answer: Underwater (in a pool). 1991, 1993 and 2002 – various players apparently wanted to see if it would float.

Friday 6/12/15
About 1 in 50 drivers have reportedly witnessed THIS while behind the wheel. What did they see?
Clues: “Hygiene” … and … “Blade”
Answer: A man shaving (his face).

Thursday 6/11/15
In a recent travel survey, a majority of respondents identified THIS as their must-have road trip food. What is it?
Clues: “Dry” … and … “Slim Jim”
Answer: Beef jerky.

Tuesday 6/9/15
Only 1 out of 20 men have claimed to have tried to cook THIS on the grill. What?
Clues: “Stick” … and … “Potato”
Answer: French fries.

Monday 6/8/15
Roughly 8 in 10 people who stay in expensive hotels say that even though their room has THIS, they never use it. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Bathroom” … and … “Communication”
Answer: The phone in their hotel bathroom.

Friday 6/5/15
About 1 in 5 U.S. citizens have one of THESE right now. What is it?
Clues: “Face” … and … “Grizzled”
Answer: A beard.

Thursday 6/4/15
The average person will find themselves staring HERE fo about 36 minutes this year. Staring where?
Clues: “Food” … and … “Kitchen”
Answer: In the fridge.

Wednesday 6/3/15
An average woman between 30 and 40 will have about 3 of THESE. What are they?
Clues: “Closet” … and … “Wedding”
Answer: Bridesmaid dresses.

Tuesday 6/2/15
About 3/4 of us say we’ve done this completely unecessary thing while riding an elevator. What?
Clues: “Finger” … and … “Lit”
Answer: Pressed a floor button that was already lit.

Monday 6/1/15
A recent men’s magazine survey found that about 2/3 of guys have done THIS – they say – to impress a significant other. What?
Clues: “Hair” … and … “Torso”
Answer: Shave their chest.

Friday 5/29/15
On average, for every 11 minutes at work, you’ll encounter one of THESE. What is it?
Clues: “Excuse me” & “Stop everything!”
Answer: Some kind of interruption.

Thursday 5/28/15
A new survey showed that the majority of people think 50+ is the upper age limit for a woman to do WHAT?
Clues: “Sexy” & “Footwear”
Answer: Wear high heels.

Wednesday 5/27/15
A recent survey found that the vast majority of adults think their home is overrun by these. What was their #1 answer?
Clues: “Wire” & “Closet”
Answer: Hangars.

Tuesday 5/26/15
About 4 in 10 women say THIS is the number one thing to take along on vacation. What is it?
Clues: “Bed” & “Attire”
Answer: Comfy pajamas.

Friday 5/22/15
When asked, about 1/3 of men admitted they had no clue as to THIS important fact about their spouse or significant other. What is it?
Clues: “Unmentionable” … and … “Cup”
Answer: Their bra size.

Thursday 5/21/15
If you’re a guy, you are 4 times more likely to lose THIS compared to an average women. What?
Clues: “One of 5″ … and … “Ears”
Answer: Your hearing.

Wednesday 5/20/15
About 2/3 of women surveyed recently said doing THIS would be more stressful than a job
interview or a first date. What is it?
Clues: “Naked” … and … “Face”
Answer: Go to work without make-up.

Tuesday 5/19/15
Only about 1 out of 18 women say they do THIS while driving. and the results have been pretty
good. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Brush” … and … “Toes.”
Answer: Paint their toenails!

Monday 5/18/15
About 1/4 of guys admit they do THIS at work so their spouse of significant other won’t find out.
Clues: “Relationship” … and … “Online”
Answer: Check out their ex on Facebook

Friday 5/15/15
It’s likely that you have one of THESE – 8 out of 10 of us do. But it’s unlikely that people under age 25 really appreciates it. What is it?
Clues: “Blood” and “Generation”
Answer: A sibling.

Thursday 5/14/15
In a recent survey, 9 out of 10 women agreed that a bride absolutely must wear one of THESE on her wedding day and it has to be visible. What is it?
Clues: “Mouth” and “Happy”
Answer: A smile.

Wednesday 5/13/15
About 1/4 of women surveyed admitted that they were driven to tears – after THIS. After what?
Clues: “Wheel” and “License”
Answer: After failing their driver’s exam.

Tuesday 5/12/15
A recent study revealed that among homeowners, there’s a 1 in 5 chance your next door neighbor secretly wishes they had your [ BLANK ]. What is it?
Clues: “Blades” and “Green.”
Answer: Your lawn.

Monday 5/11/15
About 1 in 30 adults in the U.S. say they have done THIS for a pet. What did they do?
Clues: “Recording” … and … “Phone”
Answer: Left their pet a voicemail.

Thursday 5/7/15
Today, one of THESE is about 2/3 shorter it would have been a decade ago. what is it?
Clues: “Conversation” … and … “Touch Tone”
Answer: A phone call.

Wednesday 5/6/15
Roughly 3 in 20 members of the workforce admit that they have done THIS at work – even though they know it could cost them their job! What is it?
Clues: “Supervisor” … and … “Drawers”
Answer: Gone rummaging through their boss’s desk.

Tuesday 5/5/15
Two small crowns have been made for a special reason and will be placed on two small heads today. One will go to a male. One to a female. WHO will wear these crowns?
Clues: “Dog” … and … “Taco Bell”
Answer: Two Chihuahuas – the king and queen of Chandler, AZ’s Cinco De Mayo Chihuahua Parade.

Monday 5/4/15
About 1 out of every 18 U.S. drivers claims to keep THESE in their car at all times. What?
Clues: “Start” … and … “Ring”
Answer: The keys.

Friday 5/1/15
A recent survey revealed that 6 out of 10 wives absolutely do not trust their husband to … WHAT?
Clues: “Greasy” … and … “Under the hood”
Answer: Work on their car.

Thursday 4/30/15
In 1 out of 20 American households, you will not find one of THESE. What is it?
Clues: “Fridge” … “Condiment”
Answer: A bottle of ketchup.

Wednesday 4/29/15
On average, you are paying 60 cents per year for THIS. What is it?
Clue: “Cord” … “Battery”
Answer: Recharging your phone.

Tuesday 4/28/15
More than 3/4 of the world’s adults share this common experience when they travel. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Car” … and … “Lane.”
Answer: They drive on the right side of the road.

Monday 4/27/15
More than 50 million Americans not only admit to having this “quaint” thing in their homes – they claim to still USE it. What?
Clues: “Tune” … and … “Television”
Answer: Rabbit ears antenna for their TV.

Friday 4/24/15
Only about 1/4 of us say THIS is regularly on the menu for breakfast. What is it?
Clues: “Can” and “Carbonated”
Answer: A soda.

Thursday 4/23/15
About half of adults admit that THIS is probably the hardest thing they’ve ever treid to do – as an adult. What?
Clues: “Language” and “Clean it up”
Answer: Stop swearing.

Wednesday 4/22/15
About 1 in 15 adults admit that they only have THESE in their home “for show.” What are they?
Clues: “Volume” and “Pages”
Answer: Books.

Tuesday 4/21/15
The average teen will pay well over $300 for one of these this year. What?
Clues: “Invitation” and “Formal”
Answer: Promposal.

Monday 4/20/15
About 7 in 10 women say they feel a sense of guilt if they do THIS in the monring. What?
Clues: “Kitchen” and “Unwashed”
Answer: Leave dirty dishes in the sink.

Friday 4/17/15
Almost 1/3 of us admit that we use at least 2 of THESE every day. What are they?
Clues: “Morning” and “Buzzer”
Answer: Two alarm clocks.

Thursday 4/16/15
If you’re the average person, research shows that you probably THINK you do this about 3 times
more often than you actually do. What is it?
Clues: “Face” and “Happy”
Answer: Smile.

Wednesday 4/15/15
Almost HALF of men surveyed said they have done THIS completely by accident. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Romantic” and “3 Little Words”
Answer: Said “I love you” to someone.

Tuesday 4/14/15
For the average woman, THIS will occur about 15 or 20 times before she gets married. What is it?
Clues: “Intimate.” and “Lips.”
Answer: She’ll kiss a guy -19 times on average.

Monday 4/13/15
About 1 in 6 women say they demand that the man in their life does THIS. What is it?
Clues: “Upkeep.” and “Tweezers.”
Answer: Pluck his eyebrows.

Friday 4/10/15
About 8 in 10 people admit they’re “faking it” when they do THIS up to 3 times a year. Faking what?
Clues: Identification … and … Pen
Answer: Someone else’s signature – forgery!

Thursday 4/9/15
According to a new survey, about HALF of guys believe just having THIS automatically makes them more attractive. What?
Clues: Electronic … and … Hand-held
Answer: A Smartphone.

Wednesday 4/8/15
Roughly 1 in 20 of us have saved one of THESE from a past relationship. What is it?
Clue: “Celebration” … and … “Wine bottle”
Answer: A cork.

Tuesday 4/7/15
About 8 out of 10 women surveyed said THIS would be the #1 piece of advice they would give to a male co-worker today. What is it?
Clue: “Clothing choice” … and … “Undergarment”
Answer: Wear an undershirt.

Friday 4/3/15
The largest one of THESE ever seen on Earth was taller than a giraffe and heavier than an elephant. People first saw just 4 years ago. What was it?
Clues: “Chocolate” … and … “Easter”
Answer: The largest chocolate EGG ever made – in Italy in 2011.

Thursday 4/2/15
The most expensive one of THESE will cost you under $1,000. JUST UNDER $1,000. What is it?
Clues: “Program” … and … “iPhone”
Answer: An iPhone app – “I Am Rich” app costs $999.99!

Wednesday 4/1/15
If you work THIS JOB, don’t be surprised if you earn an avaerage of $13 an hour or more. Name the job?
Clues: “Care” … and … “Kids”
Answer: Babysitter.

Tuesday 3/31/15
Of all the people who tried THIS within the last year, about 1 in 7 succeeded. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Diet” … and … “No meat”
Answer: Becoming a vegetarian.

Monday 3/30/15
In a recent study, just over half of working adults said they wished their employer would make WHAT workplace upgrade?
Clues: “Beverage” … and … “Hot”
Answer: The coffee.

Friday 3/27/15
For a guy, the average number is, at minimum, 10. For the average woman, 5. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Aparrel” … and “Head”
Answer: Hats.

Thursday 3/26/15
About 1/3 of potential home buyers, passed on buying a house after they discovered it had THIS. What?
Clues: “Mailbox” … and “Superstition”
Answer: The number 13 in the address.

Wednesday 3/25/15
Roughly 14,000 of THESE will be shown on TV this year alone. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Categories” … and “Alex Trebek”
Answer: Answers on ‘Jeopardy.’

Tuesday 3/24/15
If you’re the owner of THIS, you probably use it twice a week, on average. What is it?
Clues: “Numbers” … and “Dial Tone”
Answer: A landline phone.

Monday 3/23/15
In a recent survey revealed that THIS is the number-one thing people are scared of in their own homes. What?
Clues: “Kitchen” … and “Sink”
Answer: Their garbage disposal.
(Congrats to our on-air winner, Sarah from Oakwood!)

Friday 3/20/15
Experts predict that the world may see its first one of THESE in about 20 years. First what?
Clues: “Money” … and “12 zeroes”
Answer: Trillionaire.
(Congrats to our winner, Rob from Monticello!)

Thursday 3/19/15
Almost 1 in 5 people in the workforce admit they have quit a job for THIS personal reason. What is it?
Clues: “Advice” … and “Parent”
Answer: Their mom told them to.
(Congrats to our winner, Nick from Argenta.)

Wednesday 3/18/15
About 1 out of 50 children born in 2015 will goe their entire life without ever having one of THESE.
What is it?
Clues: “Identity” … and “Only when you’re in trouble”
Answer: A middle name.

Tuesday 3/17/15
Though most of us think we’d be “set for life” if we had THIS, a recent estimate by WalletHub
valued that average one at less than $1.3 million. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Leprechaun” and “Rainbow”
Answer: A leprechaun’s fictional “pot of gold.”

Monday 3/16/15
A recent survey showed this is the SECOND biggest pet peeve people have when they are at the
gym. What is it?
Clues: “Awkward” … and “Undressed”
Answer: Naked people talking to them in the locker room.

Friday 3/13/15
About 1/3 of school kids when to class today with THIS hand-held item in their backpacks. What?
Clues: “Hands” … and … “Anti-bacterial”
Answer: Hand sanitizer.

Thursday 3/12/15
About 1 in 5 adults say they do THIS in order to look smarter to others. What?
Clues: “Volumes” … and … “Bookshelf”
Answer: Display books at their home or office.
(Congrats to our winner, Santosh from Urbana.)

Wednesday 3/11/15
A recent study has revealed that an overworked brain, may result in WHAT?
Clues: “Mouth” … and … “Binge”
Answer: Overeating.
(Congrats to the winner, amanda from Champaign!)

Tuesday 3/10/15
Even though this is a requirement, almost a THIRD of us say we simply don’t do it. What are we talking about?
Clues: “Travel” … and “Phone”
Answer: Turn off the phone or switch to airplane mode when flying.
(Congrats to our winner, Sue from Bement!)

Monday 3/9/15
Nearly 4 in 10 members of the workforce say they do THIS every day at work. Do what?
Clues: “Appearance” and “Informal”
Answer: Dress casually.
(Congrats to Cynthia from Rantoul who was first with the correct answer!)


Recent Headlines

in Entertainment

HBO says 3 more ‘Game of Thrones’ seasons likely


HBO's most-watched series, the medieval fantasy drama "Game of Thrones," will likely continue through three more seasons, as the network defended the show's gritty violence.

in Viral Videos

This is one way to get out of bed in the morning


This is a lot of effort to go to, but it makes ignoring the alarm clock nearly impossible.

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Reporter confronts woman accused of stealing his identity


An accused credit card thief picked the wrong guy when she used a credit card number belonging to Texas consumer affairs reporter Steve Noviello.