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Trivia Question #1: What Christmas plant is named for an American ambassador to Mexico?
Trivia Question #2: In the book "Childhood Shadows," author Mary Pacios says that Orson Welles killed Elizabeth Short. What was Short's botanical nickname?
Trivia Question #3: What team did US Naval Academy grad Roger Staubach quarterback to its first Super Bowl in 1972?
Trivia Question #4: What is the most populous county in New York State?
Trivia Question #5: When would you see an ort?
Trivia Question #6: What band had a 1960s hit that included the French words, "Sont les mots qui vont tres bien ensemble"?
Trivia Question #7: The Uffizi gets its name because it was once offices for the Florentine judiciary. What is it today?
Trivia Question #8: What fictional sleuth produced a handbook on bees and a monograph on tobacco ash?
Trivia Question #9: If you only miss a trivia question once in a blue moon, what will have to happen to the moon before you miss another one?
Trivia Question #10: What Canadian game show used a funky Quincy Jones song as its theme, which also appears in the opening sequence of "Austin Powers"?
Trivia Question #11: Who starred as a witch in a TV show based on a comic?
Trivia Question #12: Despite being widely credited as such, who never actually said, "I may disapprove of what you say, but will defend to the death your right to say it"?
Trivia Question #13: During World War II, Ian Fleming worked as a spy, and one of his missions was to infiltrate Spain from Gibraltar and report on Franco's allegiances. The codename for this mission became the name of Fleming's Jamaica home. What was this codename?
Trivia Question #14: Jonathan Demme's 1980 film "Melvin and Howard" was about this subject:
Trivia Question #15: Pick the company that has the slogan "It's An Up Thing."
Trivia Question #16: The French liqueur creme de cassis is made from this fruit:
Trivia Question #17: Who was the first president to have a federal nominee rejected by the Senate?
Trivia Question #18: What is the largest letter on the Snellan eye chart?
Trivia Question #19: Many musicals have exotic locations, but where was the 1920s musical Rose-Marie set?
Trivia Question #20: Many cars bear the name of which Swiss designer and racer, who was born on Christmas Day, 1878?
Trivia Question #21: What was the real last name of both Janet Leigh and John Wayne?
Trivia Question #22: In what country would you find a city called Zagazig?
Trivia Question #23: Which is not an island of Hawaii?
Trivia Question #24: What is the approximate ratio of people to sheep in New Zealand?
Trivia Question #25: In which state did both Orville and Wilbur Wright live ... and die?
Trivia Question #26: Where is Christina Aguilera's father from?
Trivia Question #27: What are the protons and neutrons that are emitted from a helium atom called?
Trivia Question #28: The artist formerly known as Prince Rogers Nelson, who briefly used a "glyph" in place of a name?
Trivia Question #29: What former dentist wrote "Riders of the Purple Sage"?
Trivia Question #30: Which province is Canada's smallest?
Trivia Question #31: John Dunbar is the central character of this award-winning western:
Trivia Question #32: Pick the musical term for "A little":
Trivia Question #33: Who wrote: "Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale Her infinite variety."
Trivia Question #34: Which Southeast Asian country was the only to not have been colonized by a European country?
Trivia Question #35: Define this musical term: "SOSTENUTO":
Trivia Question #36: Mates is one of the few products out of the Richard Branson empire not to bear the brand name "Virgin." Why?
Trivia Question #37: Scientists today estimate that the Milky Way galaxy is _______ years old.
Trivia Question #38: Ted Nolan was the first aboriginal coach in what league?
Trivia Question #39: Which of these "comedies" is actually about 90 novels written in the 1840s by Honoré de Balzac?
Trivia Question #40: Pick the date this occurred: VE Day declared.
Trivia Question #41: What TV show featured Cliff and Claire Huxtable?
Trivia Question #42: In a moment of whimsical improvisation, Frank Sinatra sang "Scoobie Doobie Doo" as the last chorus of what song?
Trivia Question #43: In August 1819, eleven protesters were killed in Saint Peter's Field in what became known as the Peterloo Massacre. Where was this?
Trivia Question #44: What did John Wilkes Booth do for a living before he took up shooting presidents?
Trivia Question #45: What woman was the first African American to win a Pulitzer Prize?
Trivia Question #46: Which famous military man was stopped in his tracks at Chalons-sur-Marne during the Battle of the Catalaunian Plains?
Trivia Question #47: Sade was born in 1959 as Helen Folasade Adu. Where?
Trivia Question #48: Define this musical term: "MARZIAL":
Trivia Question #49: Which of the following is not an actual town in America?
Trivia Question #50: What 1955 rock and roll classic was Chuck Berry's first hit?
Trivia Question #51: Which was not a character on TV's "The Addams Family"?
Trivia Question #52: No, he didn't try out as a pitcher for the Washington Senators, but he was honored with a 1959 ticker tape parade in New York City. Who?
Trivia Question #53: Where was the organization Hezbollah founded in 1982?
Trivia Question #54: In November 1962, what future rock star signed up with the US Army paratroop division?
Trivia Question #55: How do you enjoy your food if you like to eat "alfresco"?
Trivia Question #56: Pick the company that has the slogan "Because It's Your Stuff."
Trivia Question #57: The Wanderers won the first FA Cup in the 1870s. In what country do teams battle for the FA Cup?
Trivia Question #58: According to the Gospel of John (1:35-42), who was the first of Jesus' disciples?
Trivia Question #59: In characters, what is the maximum possible length of a Web site's domain name (including the .com)?
Trivia Question #60: Who made a series of seven WWII propaganda films, called "Why We Fight," for the US Army Signal Corps?
Trivia Question #61: What was the name of the first satellite launched into space?
Trivia Question #62: Although issued by Monotype, the Time Roman typeface was commissioned by which of its clients?
Trivia Question #63: Known for having Hollywood's inside scoop, what Web site is run by Harry Knowles of Austin, Texas?
Trivia Question #64: Erin Everly, daughter of 50s star Don Everly and niece of his partner Phil Everly, married what rock star herself in 1990?
Trivia Question #65: Where did the Weinsteins get the name for Mirimax, their film studio?
Trivia Question #66: "The Waterworks" is a book by the author of:
Trivia Question #67: Abraham Lincoln is re-elected president, defeating Democrat George B. McClellan. Lincoln carries all but three states with 55 percent of the popular vote and 212 of 233 electoral votes.
Trivia Question #68: In which decade did J.R.R. Tolkien publish "The Lord of the Rings"?
Trivia Question #69: Which of these beers would be darkest and heaviest?
Trivia Question #70: Which country did the United States invade on May 1, 1970?
Trivia Question #71: From 1963 to 1973, 46,752 Americans died in battle in Vietnam. During those same years, how many American civilians were killed by handguns?
Trivia Question #72: What sort of creature is Sam, the mascot for Fruit Loops?
Trivia Question #73: The Cincinnati Enquirer paid which company $10 million after a reporter, Michael Gallagher, stole its voice-mail messages?
Trivia Question #74: In 1989, Peter Deutcher was the first person to try to index the Internet. What was his program called?
Trivia Question #75: Stan Laurel came to America as part of Fred Karno's troupe. So did which legend?
Trivia Question #76: What organization was co-founded in 1935 by a New York stockbroker named Bill W and an Akron surgeon named Bob S?
Trivia Question #77: Which of these was actually one of the Sex Pistols, rather than one of the Monkees?
Trivia Question #78: Which author of "Rendezvous With Rama" moved to Sri Lanka, where the minority Tamils worship Rama?
Trivia Question #79: Who was the author of the book "History"?
Trivia Question #80: What was the Canadian version of "We Are the World" called?
Trivia Question #81: Where would you find the brand-new nation of Palau?
Trivia Question #82: When can an NHL player win the Calder Memorial Trophy?
Trivia Question #83: It's called the national dish of Morocco, and in Arabic, its name means, "to crush." What is this food?
Trivia Question #84: What is the word for a grouping of dogs?
Trivia Question #85: What product comes in a hobbleskirt bottle that was accidentally designed to look like a cocoa bean, rather than a coca bean?
Trivia Question #86: Which of the following is not a Windward Island of the Caribbean?
Trivia Question #87: Name the film Jimmy Page wrote the soundtrack to.
Trivia Question #88: Define this musical term: "LEGATO":
Trivia Question #89: Found at the front of many dictionaries, aa is a Hawaiian word. What does it mean?
Trivia Question #90: What was the "beta version" of the Internet called?
Trivia Question #91: Which of these TV shows featured a reincarnated spirit living in a 1928 Porter convertible automobile?
Trivia Question #92: The lamprey closely resembles this animal:
Trivia Question #93: Which author and work are mismatched?
Trivia Question #94: What Hollywood star became American ambassador to Ghana in 1974, and American ambassador to Czechoslovakia in 1989?
Trivia Question #95: He was a signer of the human rights document, "The Atlantic Charter":
Trivia Question #96: In what game would you play with Cavity Sam?
Trivia Question #97: Who was Ronald Reagan's first wife?
Trivia Question #98: The Judy Collins song "Chelsea Morning" inspired the name of what future president's daughter?
Trivia Question #99: Whose serenity prayer urges God to grant you "the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference"?
Trivia Question #100: Who wrote: "Rash indeed is he who reckons on the morrow, or haply on days beyond it; for tomorrow is not, until today is past."
Trivia Question #101: Define this musical term: "BEN":
Trivia Question #102: What does the "RMS" stand for in the name of such ships as the RMS Titanic?
Trivia Question #103: What TV character was killed in the 1950s, as he flew over the Sea of Japan?
Trivia Question #104: Who co-starred with James Dean in "Rebel Without a Cause" and "Giant," then made his directorial debut with "Easy Rider"?
Trivia Question #105: What character in "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" rode a horse named Old England?
Trivia Question #106: What's the second largest country in the world (in area)?
Trivia Question #107: Who was the author of the book "Independent People"?
Trivia Question #108: After whom is Saturday named?
Trivia Question #109: If you believe the stories, who is probably the most famous person to ever commit suicide by getting an asp to bite?
Trivia Question #110: Which team was the first to play in a Super Bowl without scoring a touchdown?
Trivia Question #111: What is the only movie Katharine Hepburn won an Oscar for before she was 60?
Trivia Question #112: What was Lewis Carroll's real name?
Trivia Question #113: Gasoline vaporizes in the _______ before it enters the cylinder of an engine.
Trivia Question #114: What was the alter ego of TV's Vic Ferrari?
Trivia Question #115: Mocha coffee is named for the port of Mocha. In which country might you sail into Mocha?
Trivia Question #116: The car chase scene from this Steve McQueen film is considered one of Hollywood's best:
Trivia Question #117: Define this musical term: "E, ED":
Trivia Question #118: In chemistry, the corrosion-resistant metals of the platinum group are called:
Trivia Question #119: What chain of overpriced restaurants was founded by Peter Morton?
Trivia Question #120: Minsk was the capital of which former Soviet Socialist Republic?
Trivia Question #121: Binford Tools sponsored what cable TV "show within a show" on "Home Improvement"?
Trivia Question #122: Pick the company that has the slogan "Supermarket To The World."
Trivia Question #123: Jacques de Molay was the last of his kind. What was he?
Trivia Question #124: Who wrote: "We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take us or spare us."
Trivia Question #125: Which ABC news icon was born in Lancashire, England, and moved to the US at the age of 13?
Trivia Question #126: Abraham Lincoln is sworn in as 16th President of the United States of America.
Trivia Question #127: French actress "The Divine Sarah" Bernhardt was known for this bizarre habit:
Trivia Question #128: A protein which catalyses one specific chemical reaction is a/an:
Trivia Question #129: What is the first throw in a craps shooter's turn called?
Trivia Question #130: The symbol of what restaurant chain was inspired by a redheaded girl named Melinda Lou Thomas?
Trivia Question #131: Who became famous for apparently insisting, "L'etat, c'est moi!"
Trivia Question #132: Which National League stadium has the deepest center field?
Trivia Question #133: On the TV show Rhoda, you never saw Carleton. Who was he?
Trivia Question #134: What is the nearest skating equivalent to acroski?
Trivia Question #135: Calamity Jane had an illegitimate child fathered by?
Trivia Question #136: Pick the company that has the slogan "Making Energy Make Sense."
Trivia Question #137: In the human body, the exocrine glands are considered part of this system:
Trivia Question #138: What is the first word of the text of the American Declaration of Independence?
Trivia Question #139: Uphoria, peacefulness, lack of tension all describe what?
Trivia Question #140: Riverdance and "Lord of the Dance" highlighted which country's dance traditions?
Trivia Question #141: The alcohol found in wine, beer and liquor is known as grain alcohol or:
Trivia Question #142: In the 13th century, how many sins did Thomas Aquinas decide were deadly?
Trivia Question #143: What is the world's leading duck producing country, after China?
Trivia Question #144: Which island is the southernmost point of Canada?
Trivia Question #145: In 1972, Bobby Hull joined a WHA team that shared his nickname. What was this team?
Trivia Question #146: When did Led Zeppelin embark on their first ever tour of North America?
Trivia Question #147: In what year did Walt Disney create Mickey Mouse?
Trivia Question #148: Of which empire was Tupac Amaru the last emperor?
Trivia Question #149: Which statement is false?
Trivia Question #150: Who is, most probably, the world's most famous person with Blout as a middle name?
Trivia Question #151: What island group contains Jersey, Guernsey and Sark?
Trivia Question #152: Which city's symphony orchestra and Royal Shakespeare Company operate out of the Barbican Centre?
Trivia Question #153: What was the real first name of Chicago Bear Red Grange and of baseball players Pee Wee Reese and Pie Traynor?
Trivia Question #154: Who is, most probably, the world's most famous person with Brownell as a middle name?
Trivia Question #155: Who created a monocled detective named Lord Peter Wimsey, but quit writing mysteries to study religion and the Middle Ages?
Trivia Question #156: Who was the first president to have a child born in the White House?
Trivia Question #157: What type of football is played in the National Football League?
Trivia Question #158: Which river does not flow into the Missouri River?
Trivia Question #159: Here's a puzzle. What letter does a jigsaw look like?
Trivia Question #160: Which planet has a moon called Triton, which is larger than two of the planets in our solar system?
Trivia Question #161: On TV, the Kramdens and Nortons lived at 328 Chauncey Street in what part of New York?
Trivia Question #162: As of 2002, what 234-minute movie is the longest ever to win Best Picture?
Trivia Question #163: Which of the members of Hanson is oldest?
Trivia Question #164: During which century did King James I assert his supposed "divine right" as king?
Trivia Question #165: Which is not a novel by Stephen King?
Trivia Question #166: Pick the date this occurred: Yogoslav government overthrown - leaves Pact.
Trivia Question #167: The Krebs cycle, the major source of energy in living organisms, is also called the:
Trivia Question #168: What is the highest mountain in western Europe?
Trivia Question #169: Define this musical term: "MAIN DROITE (M.D.)":
Trivia Question #170: In 2001, what actress saw her husband's big toe get attacked by a Komodo dragon, then suffered a mild stroke two months later after training for a charity run?
Trivia Question #171: Who was the oldest son of Adam and Eve?
Trivia Question #172: According to Keynes, the way to end an economic depression is to increase:
Trivia Question #173: Kevin Costner considered becoming a pro baseball player. Which of these baseball movies does he not star in?
Trivia Question #174: Define this musical term: "ALLEGRETTO":
Trivia Question #175: Which strait separates Corsica and Sardinia?
Trivia Question #176: Define this musical term: "SEC":
Trivia Question #177: Which pope convoked the groundbreaking second Vatican Council?
Trivia Question #178: What treaty ended WWI?
Trivia Question #179: Where would you find Earhart Light?
Trivia Question #180: Why did Atlanta pick "Thrashers" as the name of its NHL team?
Trivia Question #181: The "Bulfinch" reference text is primarily used for what literary subject?
Trivia Question #182: What AFL team posted the first win against an NFL opponent?
Trivia Question #183: The ancient Roman province of Cappadocia occupied the land that is modern-day:
Trivia Question #184: This speed skater won gold medals at the 1988, 1992, and 1994 Winter Olympics. Who is this?
Trivia Question #185: Which borough of Greater London is the home of Buckingham Palace?
Trivia Question #186: This is for all the fat girls. For what show did Camryn Manheim win her 1998 Emmy?
Trivia Question #187: What state did Hernan Cortes name for a fictional island ruled by black women?
Trivia Question #188: In which country is most of South America's altiplano located in?
Trivia Question #189: Arjumand Banu Begum was later renamed Mumtaz Mahal. In what did building is she entombed?
Trivia Question #190: If a vampire vanted to suck your blood, roughly how many pints could he get before you ran out?
Trivia Question #191: What sort of animal is a chamois, whose skin is used to make a soft leather of the same name?
Trivia Question #192: Who was Jacob Marley?
Trivia Question #193: In 1984, I wanted to sponsor Adidas, but I ended up having a red-and-black Nike shoe named for me. Who am I?
Trivia Question #194: I've just had my finger pricked and I've held a burning paper, which represents how my soul will burn in hell if I betray the code of omerta. What organization have I just joined?
Trivia Question #195: Elements with an atomic number greater than 92 are called:
Trivia Question #196: Leon Uris wrote with depth and clarity about the Jews in "Exodus" and the Arabs in:
Trivia Question #197: What quarterback played in more Pro Bowls than any other QB in NFL history?
Trivia Question #198: Who wrote the tribute to John Lennon called The Late Great Johnny Ace?
Trivia Question #199: What "blue yodeling" Singing Brakeman died in his 30s, but still became the father of country music?
Trivia Question #200: At the Sydney Olympics, a Nigerian named Daniel Igali won Canada's first gold medal in what sport?
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