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Trivia Question #1: Which of these books is set in the fantasyland known as "Middle Earth"?
Trivia Question #2: After Andres Escobar scored a goal on his own net in 1994, the United States won a crucial World Cup soccer match. And when Escobar got home, he was shot six times. Where was home for Escobar?
Trivia Question #3: What medical word literally means "bile solid" in Greek?
Trivia Question #4: Which event in Soviet Union history occurred while Khrushchev was in power?
Trivia Question #5: Which planet has the longest day, from sunrise to sunrise?
Trivia Question #6: What do you call a one-sided rectangular strip, discovered in 1858, that stays in one piece, even when split down the middle?
Trivia Question #7: The first international ski competition was held near Christiania in 1892. What is Christiana called today?
Trivia Question #8: Who was the author of the book "A Sentimental Education"?
Trivia Question #9: What movie pugilist had pet turtles named Cuff and Link, as well as a goldfish named Moby Dick?
Trivia Question #10: Democrats nominate George B. McClellan for president to run against Republican incumbent Abraham Lincoln.
Trivia Question #11: In Kafka's "The Trial," why is Joseph K. arrested?
Trivia Question #12: How many U.S. states are there with only four letters in their names? Be careful, it's tricky.
Trivia Question #13: Pittsburgh is the only city whose pro sports teams all wear the same colors. What are they?
Trivia Question #14: Which French speaking country's capital is Brazzaville?
Trivia Question #15: Which explorer was Sir Humphrey Gilbert's half brother?
Trivia Question #16: What did the Lord use from Adam to make a woman?
Trivia Question #17: What disease did the World Health Organization stop in its tracks in 1979?
Trivia Question #18: Josiah Wedgwood was a famous potter. But who was his famous grandson?
Trivia Question #19: Even the gods have dads. Who was Zeus' father?
Trivia Question #20: Which drink is made by adding one ounce of Galliano to a Screwdriver?
Trivia Question #21: What number in the British Charts did Plant's first post Zeppelin solo album get to?
Trivia Question #22: In 1998, Gus Van Zant made a shot-for-shot remake of what Alfred Hitchcock movie?
Trivia Question #23: The Dow Jones Industrial Average took 76 years to cross 1000, doing so on Novemeber 14, 1972. When did it break 10,000?
Trivia Question #24: What Tolstoy book begins with the line, "All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way"?
Trivia Question #25: What poet, who is not an island, quit Catholicism and became royal chaplain, only to mess up his political career over a marriage scandal?
Trivia Question #26: Who would you most likely see wearing a chevron?
Trivia Question #27: Which actor and the film for which he won his only Oscar are mismatched?
Trivia Question #28: The horseshoe crab is also called the _______ crab.
Trivia Question #29: Which liquor gives a Mint Julep its kick?
Trivia Question #30: What was the acronym for the World War II-era predecessor of the CIA?
Trivia Question #31: Define this musical term: "RITENUTO (RIT.)":
Trivia Question #32: What country has been ruled by the Grimaldi family since 1273?
Trivia Question #33: Eskers are related to what?
Trivia Question #34: What California city gave its name to an artificially created radioactive metallic element, #97 on the periodic table?
Trivia Question #35: Which law prohibits obscene material from being sent through the US mail?
Trivia Question #36: Vern Taylor was the first person to land a triple axel in competition. Don Jackson, performed the first triple lutz in competition. What country were they from?
Trivia Question #37: What does a dyslexic have trouble doing?
Trivia Question #38: Who won the first Nobel Prize for Physics for discovering X-rays?
Trivia Question #39: Who was Barbie's first African-American pal?
Trivia Question #40: How many days was Jonah in the belly of a great fish?
Trivia Question #41: Which of these kings ruled England first?
Trivia Question #42: This novel's central character is the unscrupulous, greedy Becky Sharp:
Trivia Question #43: On the opening credits of "The Simpsons," what character appears to cost $847.63?
Trivia Question #44: Donald Trump not only made his real estate empire in this city, but it was where he was born. Which city is it?
Trivia Question #45: What was the real surname of the Bronte sisters?
Trivia Question #46: Laid end to end, so to speak, approximately how many sperm would you have to string together before you had something an inch long?
Trivia Question #47: Which of the following consists of the duodenum, jejunum and the ileum?
Trivia Question #48: A diomedian swap is an exchange in which _______ benefits.
Trivia Question #49: What Beatles hit featured backup voices signing Frere Jacques?
Trivia Question #50: Evening Shade was named for the town of Evening Shade, which you'd find in what state?
Trivia Question #51: Which band made "Beggar's Banquet" (1968)?
Trivia Question #52: Who was reunified Germany's chancellor from 1990 to 1998?
Trivia Question #53: Cytoplasm, mitochondrion and golgi apparatus are features of:
Trivia Question #54: After Harrison Ford narrated one of their documentaries, the American Museum of Natural History named Calponia harrisonfordi for the actor. What is it?
Trivia Question #55: What star of "Columbo" was originally an efficiency expert at the Connecticut Budget Bureau?
Trivia Question #56: What Scourge of God could have conquered Europe if he hadn't died of a nosebleed on his wedding night?
Trivia Question #57: In 1989, authorities added lead weights around the north side of the base of a tower in Piazza dei Miracoli in what city?
Trivia Question #58: Canadian pilot Arthur Brown and the Peanuts character Snoopy both chased the Red Baron in what kind of plane?
Trivia Question #59: In what town was mighty Casey playing when he struck out at bat?
Trivia Question #60: Which album had a brown shrink wrapped paper bag over the top of the record cover?
Trivia Question #61: Define this musical term: "FORTISSIMO":
Trivia Question #62: What singer was Bob Dylan addressing in singing, "It ain't me babe"?
Trivia Question #63: What vitamin gets its name from the first letter in the German word for "coagulation," something it promotes in the blood?
Trivia Question #64: In the mid-1600s, James Ussher figured that God created the world in October of what year?
Trivia Question #65: Because of "genericide," all but which of these former trademarks have become public domain "general descriptors" in the US?
Trivia Question #66: In 1979, what NHL went on a 35-game unbeaten streak, one of the longest in pro sports?
Trivia Question #67: Which chess pieces change places during castling?
Trivia Question #68: The southern China city of Guangzhou, found on the Zhu Jiang (or Pearl River), was once known by what name?
Trivia Question #69: Which Greek city, the capital of ancient Laconia, was also called Lacedaemon?
Trivia Question #70: What battle was fought on June 17, 1775, on Breed's Hill?
Trivia Question #71: Which of the following countries does not border India?
Trivia Question #72: It's the stuff that dreams are made of. Who wrote "The Maltese Falcon"?
Trivia Question #73: Which of the following famous people was not an illegitimate child?
Trivia Question #74: What US state has the longest border with Canada?
Trivia Question #75: Who is pictured on the hundred dollar bill?
Trivia Question #76: According to the title of his TV series, Robin Leach chronicled Lifestyles of the who?
Trivia Question #77: Until the arrival of Europeans, this area was inhabited solely by the Inuit:
Trivia Question #78: The overweight Dwight Myers wanted to be called McCloud for the TV cop. What was he called instead?
Trivia Question #79: In 1993, Americans were sending letters to non-existent addresses so that the letters would come back marked "Return to Sender." Who was on the stamp they were using?
Trivia Question #80: Which territory does not belong to France?
Trivia Question #81: In the brief period between his retirement from the Yankees and his death, who served as a New York City parole commissioner?
Trivia Question #82: Who was the Byzantine's 11th and most ambitious ruler?
Trivia Question #83: H. Rider Haggard, an adviser to the British government on agriculture, wrote what book after being inspired by the ruins of Zimbabwe?
Trivia Question #84: What was the "pith" in those pith helmets worn by Brits in India?
Trivia Question #85: Based on computer analysis, the space most often landed on in the game Monopoly is:
Trivia Question #86: In 2000, what director unleashed lots of poor-taste jokes when he adopted a 7-month-old girl named Manzie Tio?
Trivia Question #87: What is the mudpuppy?
Trivia Question #88: For all but four years from 1979 to 1991, who was nominated for an Oscar?
Trivia Question #89: Who wrote: "Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night."
Trivia Question #90: Who replaced Pink Floyd's Syd Barret?
Trivia Question #91: It is the oldest country in all Europe, and the oldest republic in the world:
Trivia Question #92: Who made a cameo in the Destiny's Child video "Bootylicious," which samples her 1980s hit "Edge of Seventeen"?
Trivia Question #93: Define this musical term: "ARPEGGIO":
Trivia Question #94: Pick the date this occurred: Soviets capture Vienna.
Trivia Question #95: In 1970, which of the following actors was named a Lord by the Queen of England?
Trivia Question #96: In 1985, one of the Live-Aid concerts was in London. Where was the other?
Trivia Question #97: There are an estimated 10 billion trillion stars, but how many can you see on a good night?
Trivia Question #98: What group did Graham Nash leave to form Crosby, Stills and Nash?
Trivia Question #99: What is the first name of pitching great Nolan Ryan?
Trivia Question #100: The word "carnival" comes from the habit of refraining from doing what during Lent?
Trivia Question #101: Which U.S. city lies closest to 40°N?
Trivia Question #102: Which country hosted ... and won ... soccer's first World Cup in 1930?
Trivia Question #103: To camber something is to _______ it.
Trivia Question #104: What song is sung to the tune of an old drinking song called "To Anacreon in Heaven"?
Trivia Question #105: Who starred in the 1983 BBC production of "The Beggars Opera"?
Trivia Question #106: Relax. Think. What is the trade name for diazepam?
Trivia Question #107: Where is the headquarters of the Commonwealth of Independent States?
Trivia Question #108: Pick the company that has the slogan "The Miracles Of Science."
Trivia Question #109: In which movie does Donald O'Connor sing "Make 'Em Laugh"?
Trivia Question #110: In 1998, who became the oldest American to ever venture into outer space?
Trivia Question #111: What does the motto E Pluribus Unum on U.S. money mean?
Trivia Question #112: What did Simon Wiesenthal do for a living before World War II?
Trivia Question #113: What's the world's oldest desert?
Trivia Question #114: In the 1780s ... and in 2002 ... Congress met in Federal Hall. In what city would you find Federal Hall?
Trivia Question #115: An "aficionado" is a:
Trivia Question #116: Which war novel is by Norman Mailer?
Trivia Question #117: In what year was the first B.B.C. broadcast made?
Trivia Question #118: Despite its name, this dog was probably first bred as a boarhound in the 1500s in Germany, where it is called the German Mastiff or Deutsche Dogge. What is it?
Trivia Question #119: How do you win the Vardon Trophy?
Trivia Question #120: The PKU test, given to infants soon after birth, tests for:
Trivia Question #121: What city in Canada's north was named for now-submerged rapids on the Yukon River?
Trivia Question #122: I was born on May 29, 1917, in Braintree, Massachusetts. I died on November 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas. Who am I?
Trivia Question #123: White people are called Caucasians after the Caucasus Mountains. Where are these mountains?
Trivia Question #124: What does "Ciera" mean, as in "Oldsmobile Cutlass Ciera"?
Trivia Question #125: Considered the first railroad, the Stockton and Darlington opened on September 27, 1825. Where?
Trivia Question #126: Who wrote: "But the main things about a man are his eyes and his feet. He should be able to see the world and go after it."
Trivia Question #127: What is the capital of Haiti?
Trivia Question #128: Which southeast Asian country is largest in area?
Trivia Question #129: Who formed Britain's first standing army?
Trivia Question #130: In which country would you find the headquarters for Michelin?
Trivia Question #131: How high could the Klopek's furnace go in "The 'Burbs"?
Trivia Question #132: Which country has the longest school year?
Trivia Question #133: Who was the pregnant waitress who became the Roe of Roe v. Wade?
Trivia Question #134: What year did the U.S. Post Office issue a set of Elvis stamps?
Trivia Question #135: As of 2001, who is the only person to program each of the big three networks?
Trivia Question #136: During which century did Charlemagne become king of the Franks?
Trivia Question #137: How often does something that is estival happen?
Trivia Question #138: Equitation is your sporting control over what animal?
Trivia Question #139: If the score in a tennis game is deuce, what is the actual score?
Trivia Question #140: After dying in a car accident, what US general was buried in Luxembourg?
Trivia Question #141: Where and when did Mahabharata live?
Trivia Question #142: What game show host does Adam Sandler assault in "Happy Gilmore"?
Trivia Question #143: In September 2000, who invited the US presidential candidates to Farm Aid, then headed to Jamaica to finish a reggae album?
Trivia Question #144: I’m thought to be the most ancient organism on Earth, and can live inside the icy cold of a glacier or in the steaming water of a hot spring. I can even live in places without oxygen. Who am I?
Trivia Question #145: Under Darius I in 522 BC, what empire reached its greatest extent, stretching 4000 km from the Indus River to what is now Libya?
Trivia Question #146: How many different covers were there for "In Through the Outdoor"?
Trivia Question #147: Orville Richard Burell is a Jamaican toaster who moved to Brooklyn as a teenager. Norville Rogers is a cartoon character voiced by Casey Casem. Both Norville and Orville have the same nickname. What is it?
Trivia Question #148: In 1937, the Southern California Timing Association formalized a sport that was later of interest to the US Air Force. Which one?
Trivia Question #149: What would you do in England with spotted dick?
Trivia Question #150: Which of these is a decapod?
Trivia Question #151: How many elements have one-letter chemical symbols?
Trivia Question #152: Based on GNP per capita, what is the world's richest country?
Trivia Question #153: Based on the original meaning of the word, what sort of disaster is a "cataclysm"?
Trivia Question #154: On which continent would you find the region of Patagonia?
Trivia Question #155: What does this phrase help you remember: How I need a drink, alcoholic of course, after the tough lectures involving quantum mechanics?
Trivia Question #156: Who sang "I'm tired of wasting all my precious time/ You've got to be all mine, all mine"?
Trivia Question #157: In what tumultuous year was the French newspaper "Le Monde" founded?
Trivia Question #158: Like Babe Ruth, you may be avoiding this food because it makes your urine smell like rotting cabbage. What is the food?
Trivia Question #159: When David Letterman was recovering from heart surgery, who became his first-ever guest host?
Trivia Question #160: Which country does not border Greece?
Trivia Question #161: Where was Queen Boadicea when she rebelled against Rome?
Trivia Question #162: During which decade did Christian Dior introduce narrow shoulder and long billowing skirts as the New Look?
Trivia Question #163: In which country was tennis player Jimmy Connors born?
Trivia Question #164: Irish "Live Aid" rocker Bob Geldof named what band for a line in Woody Guthrie's book "Bound for Glory"?
Trivia Question #165: On September 15, 1998, what Texan, and House Majority Leader, said of the Clinton scandal, 'If I were [in the president's position], I would be looking up from a pool of blood and hearing my wife say: 'How do I reload this thing?'"
Trivia Question #166: The beginning of an international diplomatic crisis for President Lincoln as two Confederate officials sailing toward England are seized by the U.S. Navy. England, the leading world power, demands their release, threatening war.
Trivia Question #167: Depicting man-eating lions in Kenya, in 1952 'Bwana Devil' was the first full-length studio movie of its type. What was it?
Trivia Question #168: Who wrote: "No pen, no ink, no table, no room, no time, no quiet, no inclination."
Trivia Question #169: Which ground bird is capable of killing a rattlesnake with little effort?
Trivia Question #170: Which of the following TV series did NOT produce a Billboard Top 10 single?
Trivia Question #171: Introduced in 1963, what was the Instamatic?
Trivia Question #172: The record "The Flag" from 1986 is by ________?
Trivia Question #173: The five Sullivan brothers all died when the Juneau was destroyed at Guadalcanal. What movie did this incident inspire?
Trivia Question #174: Who was the first president to have been censured by the Senate?
Trivia Question #175: What word describes a US college student athlete who sits out for a year to preserve eligibility?
Trivia Question #176: Which monster did Beowulf kill?
Trivia Question #177: Which French island colony voted in 1974 not to join Comoros in independence?
Trivia Question #178: Through which chokepoint does the least oceanic cargo pass?
Trivia Question #179: Two of the space shuttles, the Discovery and the Endeavour, were named (at least in part) for ships commanded by whom?
Trivia Question #180: Who wrote: "One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words."
Trivia Question #181: Which Gospel is quite different from the three other "Synoptic" Gospels?
Trivia Question #182: Once a trendy place to enjoy la dolce vita, where is Via Veneto?
Trivia Question #183: What language are you most likely to hear in the streets of Manila?
Trivia Question #184: You can visit the home of ragtime composer Scott Joplin at 2658A Delmar Boulevard in what city?
Trivia Question #185: In what religion do you refer to a book about 64 symbolic hexagrams?
Trivia Question #186: What was the name of the first nuclear-powered ship, completed in 1960?
Trivia Question #187: At which city's Olympics did Aboriginal runner Cathy Freeman light the Olympic torch?
Trivia Question #188: What was Clair Huxtable's profession on "The Cosby Show"?
Trivia Question #189: What is a report of debates in the British House of Parliament called?
Trivia Question #190: In addition to having been famously sued by Oscar Wilde, the Marquess of Queensberry's also helped codify what sport's rules?
Trivia Question #191: Which U.S. state has the least square footage of shopping mall space per capita?
Trivia Question #192: Famous for such jazz standards as "One O'Clock Jump," what "noble" nickname did William Basie acquire?
Trivia Question #193: Which poet fell in love with Fanny Brawne in 1818 and wrote her a series of love letters?
Trivia Question #194: Formerly a Dutch settlement, the New York state capital of _______ was once known as Beverwyck, or "town of the beaver."
Trivia Question #195: What was the original name of the New England Patriots?
Trivia Question #196: Pick the musical term for "Vigour":
Trivia Question #197: What did Belgian Eddie Merckx win every year from 1969 to 1972?
Trivia Question #198: What is the word for a grouping of herons?
Trivia Question #199: Excluding territorial waters, which of these countries does the equator not cross?
Trivia Question #200: What U.S. state flag is neither square nor rectangular?
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