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 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!)


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