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Trivia Question #1: A confection, such as a candy, is something that has been confected. How do you confect something?
Trivia Question #2: All these countries have coastline on the Arabian Sea except?
Trivia Question #3: A high-definition TV breaks an image into 1125 lines. How many lines is an image broken into on a North American TV?
Trivia Question #4: Writer Isabel Allende is the first cousin once removed of what country's murdered left-wing president?
Trivia Question #5: Who co-star of "Spartacus" directed just one movie, the 1955 suspense thriller "The Night of the Hunter"?
Trivia Question #6: Retailers sometimes call it Green Friday. When is it?
Trivia Question #7: How many times larger is the Australian state of Western Australia than Texas?
Trivia Question #8: With a name literally meaning "theatre at the stairway," where would you find the famous opera house Teatro Alla Scala?
Trivia Question #9: What Canadian PM dodged, "Conscription if necessary, but not necessarily conscription"?
Trivia Question #10: Where does a majority of the world's Tungsten production come from?
Trivia Question #11: Which is not a kind of bread?
Trivia Question #12: Which US president once threw up on the lap of Japanese prime minister Kiichi Miyazawa?
Trivia Question #13: The last line of this Nicholson movie was: "We blew it!"
Trivia Question #14: What is a quahog?
Trivia Question #15: Pick the company that has the slogan "When Information Is Everything."
Trivia Question #16: It you travel directly north from Tahiti, which of the following will you encounter?
Trivia Question #17: What was John Wayne's real first name?
Trivia Question #18: What was unusual about Barbie's friend "Share A Smile" Becky?
Trivia Question #19: Hunter Stockton made his mark as a gonzo journalist. What is his last name?
Trivia Question #20: Which country is farthest north?
Trivia Question #21: Historians argue about this, but who is believed to have executed both sons of Edward IV, despite their being his nephews?
Trivia Question #22: In Super Bowl VI, Mercury Morris returned four kickoffs for 90 yards for what team?
Trivia Question #23: What event ends the book of Genesis?
Trivia Question #24: Which apostle doubted the appearance of Jesus after the Resurrection?
Trivia Question #25: Originally, he was going to be called Luke Starkiller. But who ended up playing Luke Skywalker?
Trivia Question #26: Which is not a space on which you can land when playing Monopoly?
Trivia Question #27: Which song is considered the African-American national anthem?
Trivia Question #28: Used in men's Olympic field events, which of these is the lightest?
Trivia Question #29: Which person was not a notorious spy?
Trivia Question #30: Pick the musical term for "Impetuously":
Trivia Question #31: During litigation, someone who appears "amicus curiae" is:
Trivia Question #32: What colors are common to both the flag of Bavaria and the logo of BMW, one of Bavaria's most famous companies?
Trivia Question #33: What book has an hafiz memorized by heart?
Trivia Question #34: Define this musical term: "OTTAVA (OTT.)":
Trivia Question #35: What animal is best described as ursine?
Trivia Question #36: Born a Jew and converted as a child, who in 1876 became the Earl of Beaconsfield?
Trivia Question #37: Which castle is the world's largest inhabited castle?
Trivia Question #38: The NCAA Final Four basketball semifinalists compete in what month?
Trivia Question #39: Which 80s rebel-rock-pop-star was dancing with himself?
Trivia Question #40: Which country borders Eritrea?
Trivia Question #41: What was the first state to leave the Union in the run-up to the Civil War?
Trivia Question #42: Who is the star of a poem set "by the shores of Gitche Gumee/ By the shining Big-Sea-Water"?
Trivia Question #43: Vietnamese American Dat Nguyen made his mark in what sport?
Trivia Question #44: As of 2000, who was Canada's last Protestant prime minister?
Trivia Question #45: What comic strip has featured a purple martin who works for the Treetops Tattler Tribune?
Trivia Question #46: Born Roger Vladimir Plemiannikov in Paris, who married Brigitte Bardot and Jane Fonda, and had a child by Catherine Deneuve?
Trivia Question #47: The Friedman twins were born on July 4, 1918, in Sioux City, Iowa. In what field did they become famous?
Trivia Question #48: These are all geographical formations except:
Trivia Question #49: Which James Bond film does not star Roger Moore?
Trivia Question #50: The Grapefruit League is a warm-up league for which sport?
Trivia Question #51: Who painted "Girl Interrupted at Her Music," which inspired the name of an Angelina Jolie movie?
Trivia Question #52: Athens in Europe gave us Socrates and Plato. Athens in what state gave us such rock bands as REM and the B52s?
Trivia Question #53: What is the largest city in Victoria, Australia, following Melbourne?
Trivia Question #54: Who or what is Vishakha 1?
Trivia Question #55: What kind of colloid is smoke?
Trivia Question #56: Who was the first president to grand a pardon?
Trivia Question #57: In what year was Nylon invented?
Trivia Question #58: South Carolina secedes from the Union. Followed within two months by Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana and Texas.
Trivia Question #59: Which of these movies did Charlie Chaplin appear in first?
Trivia Question #60: Name the FIRST president to be impeached:
Trivia Question #61: The Lhasa apso is a breed of dog that originated in what country?
Trivia Question #62: Which of these magazines has been around the longest?
Trivia Question #63: In 1976, Reggie Jackson was traded to a team he left a season later. Which one?
Trivia Question #64: Where did an earthquake kill 240,000 people in 1976?
Trivia Question #65: Cordite is a smokeless:
Trivia Question #66: Which university's colleges include Balliol, Merton and Exeter?
Trivia Question #67: In 1799, the HMS Lutine sank off the coast of Holland. Where would you find that ship's bell today?
Trivia Question #68: Which musical was based on Cervantes' novel "Don Quixote"?
Trivia Question #69: What battle in the American Revolution was actually fought one hill over on Breed's Hill in what is now Boston?
Trivia Question #70: With their D-rings for attaching grenades, Burberry's gabardine raincoats were first called "trenchcoats" during which war?
Trivia Question #71: Which is the world's only country to provide constitutional protection to gays, lesbians, and bisexuals?
Trivia Question #72: Who would try to win Canada's Carling Cup?
Trivia Question #73: Where you the city of Charlotte Amalie, named for a Danish queen?
Trivia Question #74: Paul was on the road to which city when he was converted to Christianity?
Trivia Question #75: Found just below your Adam's apple, what gland converts iodine into hormones?
Trivia Question #76: It must be a boy-band standard. How many members are in each of N Sync, Backstreet Boys and New Kids on the Block?
Trivia Question #77: Into which sea does the Dnieper River flow?
Trivia Question #78: What painter's son Jean directed "Grand Illusion," which is called one of the best movies of all time?
Trivia Question #79: Who appeared on the first cover of Ms magazine?
Trivia Question #80: In 2001, the spotlight shined on Gary Condit after intern Chandra Levy vanished. What state was he representing at the time?
Trivia Question #81: Who played Tom Hanks' potential love interest in "Punch Line" and his mother in "Forrest Gump"?
Trivia Question #82: During the Trojan War, who spent 10 years sulking, only to avenge Patroclus by killing Hector?
Trivia Question #83: Pick the date this occurred: Sevastopol falls to Germans.
Trivia Question #84: As of 2000, how old must you be in the US to enter an R-rated movie by yourself?
Trivia Question #85: Which "family" band has no members who are related to each other?
Trivia Question #86: Atlanta is captured by Sherman's Army. "Atlanta is ours, and fairly won," Sherman telegraphs Lincoln. The victory greatly helps President Lincoln's bid for re-election.
Trivia Question #87: What is the word for a grouping of cubs?
Trivia Question #88: What was John Roebling working on when he got the on-the-job injuries that killed him in 1869?
Trivia Question #89: Which was discovered in the 18th century?
Trivia Question #90: One name for this popular flower is bachelor's button. Do you know the other?
Trivia Question #91: In what year was prohibition repealed?
Trivia Question #92: Which of these is made up of rock, rather than air?
Trivia Question #93: Johann Buddenbrooks is the patriarch in a classic novel by:
Trivia Question #94: What color was the original iMac?
Trivia Question #95: Who wrote: "Be brief, for no discourse can please when too long."
Trivia Question #96: By the year 800, what was the predominant religion in every European land?
Trivia Question #97: Mary Pickford was called America's Sweetheart. But she was really Gladys Smith. And where was she really born?
Trivia Question #98: Time Magazine's 1999 Person of the Year, Jeff Bezos, made his name with which of these Web sites?
Trivia Question #99: All but which common childhood illness is caused by a virus?
Trivia Question #100: Because of surgery he had to remove a brain aneurysm, what former Blue Jay wears a batting helmet in the field to protect his head?
Trivia Question #101: What island is called Rapa Nui locally?
Trivia Question #102: Although Jennifer Granholm was born in Richmond, BC, in 2002 she became governor of what industrial state?
Trivia Question #103: Buffy Summers hangs out near Sunnydale, so she can slay whatever the Hellmouth spews out. Where is Sunnydale?
Trivia Question #104: Their first year in the AFL, this team was so financially strapped that they were clothed in used uniforms from the defunct Copper Bowl in Tucson, AZ. Can you name which team came from these humbly clad beginnings?
Trivia Question #105: What was the first name of L. Frank Baum, author of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz"?
Trivia Question #106: Moldovia shares a border with?
Trivia Question #107: In most standard rodeo competitions, how long does the rider have to stay on the horse or bull?
Trivia Question #108: Which country, home to the Arquipelago dos Bijagos, allows citizens aged 15 and above to vote?
Trivia Question #109: What was the price paid for the Louisiana Purchase?
Trivia Question #110: Pick the musical term for "Furiously":
Trivia Question #111: Which river carries the most sediment to the ocean?
Trivia Question #112: Which country leads the world in zinc, potash, and flaxseed production?
Trivia Question #113: Where does your tongue generally detect sweet tastes?
Trivia Question #114: What is the most abundant element in the Earth's crust?
Trivia Question #115: Which substance's weight was the first to be measured in karats?
Trivia Question #116: Which president won with the smallest percent of the popular vote?
Trivia Question #117: Who wrote: "Never stand begging for that which you have the power to earn."
Trivia Question #118: Apparently, shining light on the popliteal region prevents jet lag. Where is this region?
Trivia Question #119: Although the actual course of the Tour de France changes every year, the final stage is always the same. Where is it?
Trivia Question #120: A Pomeranian is what kind of animal?
Trivia Question #121: Sometimes confused with voodoo, Santeria is largely practiced in what country?
Trivia Question #122: What branch of mathematics was named for its close association with political number-crunching?
Trivia Question #123: August Horsch named his car company Audi. What do the German word "horsch" and the Latin word "audi" both mean?
Trivia Question #124: Which European sea contains significant petroleum reserves?
Trivia Question #125: Name the director of 'Fatal Attraction'
Trivia Question #126: Big Mouth Billy Bass was a big hit in 2000. Who or what was Big Mouth Billy Bass?
Trivia Question #127: Pick the date this occurred: Germans attack Moscow.
Trivia Question #128: Which novel by Sylvia Plath tells the story of an ambitious college graduate who eventually has a nervous breakdown?
Trivia Question #129: Our word "gymnasium" comes from the Greek word "gumnazein." What does "gumnazein" mean?
Trivia Question #130: American artist Grant Wood's most famous work of art was:
Trivia Question #131: As the story goes, in 1890, Menelik II ordered electric chairs from the United States. But when it turned out that his country had no electricity, Menelik used one of the electric chairs as his imperial throne. What country did Menelik rule?
Trivia Question #132: In 1925, three religions united to form the United Church of Canada. Which of these was not one of them?
Trivia Question #133: On August 1, 1981, what band's "Video Killed the Radio Star" became the first video aired on MTV?
Trivia Question #134: The All-England Championships in tennis are better known by the name of which London suburb?
Trivia Question #135: In the 1958-59 season, while waiting to be eligible for the NBA draft, Wilt Chamberlain played for what team?
Trivia Question #136: Louis Armstrong first took up the cornet while incarcerated for delinquency at the Colored Waifs' home. In what city?
Trivia Question #137: What year did World War II begin?
Trivia Question #138: Pick the musical term for "In a singing style":
Trivia Question #139: Back in 1841, who wrote what is widely considered the first detective story?
Trivia Question #140: Who was the first Heisman Trophy winner to play pro baseball before winning the football trophy?
Trivia Question #141: Nefertiti was a famous Egyptian queen. Who was her famous husband?
Trivia Question #142: Pick the company that has the slogan "On Top Of The World."
Trivia Question #143: The word "side kick" comes for a slang word for something other than a dependable companion. What did it mean originally?
Trivia Question #144: Which of these 1980s TV shows features two children who move in with a New York City millionaire?
Trivia Question #145: As part of celebrations of an event 50 years earlier, what city was originally supposed to host Expo 67?
Trivia Question #146: Which conifer is native to the swampy areas of North America?
Trivia Question #147: Although associated with New England, what poet was born in San Francisco and named for Robert E. Lee?
Trivia Question #148: The leading company in the United States doing surveys of radio audiences is ________.
Trivia Question #149: Combustion is a chemical reaction with ________ at a high temperature.
Trivia Question #150: Who wrote: "We shall find peace. We shall hear the angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds."
Trivia Question #151: Which Australian state or territory is the least populated?
Trivia Question #152: Who wrote: "Never confuse movement with action."
Trivia Question #153: In "Geographike syntaxis," what astronomer and mapmaker divided the equatorial circle into 360 degrees?
Trivia Question #154: In the Bible, whom did Cain kill?
Trivia Question #155: The Israelites were supposed to eat unleavened bread as a memorial, for how many days?
Trivia Question #156: Buraq appears occasionally in Moslem mythology. What is our closest equivalent to Buraq?
Trivia Question #157: Genuine Waterford crystal comes from:
Trivia Question #158: On "Friends," Morgan Fairchild played Chandler Bing's mother. Who played his drag queen father?
Trivia Question #159: Charles Brockden Brown was the first American to earn a living in what field?
Trivia Question #160: Olivia De Havilland was born of British parents in Tokyo. So was her sister, the next year. Who was she?
Trivia Question #161: What a lot of bull! Which city's Fiesta de San Fermin was described by Ernest Hemingway in "The Sun Also Rises"?
Trivia Question #162: What potent potable is common to a Pina Colada, a Mai Tai and a Cuba Libre?
Trivia Question #163: Graham's law deals with ________.
Trivia Question #164: Which hormone is called the growth hormone?
Trivia Question #165: In the world of music, Budapest, Julliard and Cleveland are all prominent:
Trivia Question #166: Who would most likely wear a veil called a yashmak?
Trivia Question #167: On May 24, 1844, what telegraph message did Samuel Morse send from Washington to Baltimore?
Trivia Question #168: When do Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving?
Trivia Question #169: In 1930, who was appointed director of the Boston Pops Orchestra?
Trivia Question #170: What Quebec-born director made the first full-length silent movie, created the Keystone Kops and launched Charlie Chaplin's career?
Trivia Question #171: Who wrote: "Solitude is fine, but you need someone to tell you that solitude is fine."
Trivia Question #172: What invention did Elisha Otis introduce at the 1853 New York Crystal Palace exposition?
Trivia Question #173: Jean-Baptiste Grenouille is the main-character in which novel?
Trivia Question #174: Where would you find the Qattara Depression?
Trivia Question #175: Which is not associated with the legendary King Arthur?
Trivia Question #176: In 1993, which superhero had his back broken by a villain called Bane?
Trivia Question #177: Where and when did Joao Guimaraes Rosa live?
Trivia Question #178: In 1954, what hurricane became the worst natural disaster in Canadian history, when it caused approximately 80 deaths in the Toronto area?
Trivia Question #179: Which band included Freddie Mercury?
Trivia Question #180: What element (#4 on the periodic table) was once called glucinium, because its soluble components tastes like sugar?
Trivia Question #181: In 1835, Charles Darwin checked out the tortoises on the Galapagos Islands. If he went back today, whose country's territory would he be in?
Trivia Question #182: What was the source of Samson's strength?
Trivia Question #183: What is the name of the TV clown on "The Simpsons"?
Trivia Question #184: Which of the following Australian states has the least population?
Trivia Question #185: What is the name of the pub where Hagrid won a dragon egg?
Trivia Question #186: All transistors require:
Trivia Question #187: Which of these substances displays physical properties of both solids and liquids?
Trivia Question #188: What is the original legal definition of "mayhem"?
Trivia Question #189: How many troy ounces are there in a pound?
Trivia Question #190: Oh sure, Eli Whitney invented the cotton gin. But what does a cotton gin actually do?
Trivia Question #191: Edward Bernays used his uncle's ideas to become the father of public relations. Who was his uncle?
Trivia Question #192: Which composer's so-called "immortal beloved" was most probably Antonie Brentano, wife of Franz Brentano?
Trivia Question #193: How many hairs does Bart have?
Trivia Question #194: Wherever he laid his hat, that was his home. Who sang the first line of the British charity fundraising song "Do They Know It's Christmas?"
Trivia Question #195: Brian Friel sets many of his plays in the fictional Ballybeg. Both Ballybeg ... and Friel ... are from what real country?
Trivia Question #196: As depicted on the caryatid porch of the Erechtheum, what would an ancient Greek most likely have done with a chiton?
Trivia Question #197: On TV, the Simpsons live on various addresses on Evergreen Terrance in Springfield. Where is Springfield?
Trivia Question #198: What was the sequel to "Three's Company" called?
Trivia Question #199: Known for its law faculty, the world's oldest extant university is in a city that shares its name with a kind of meat. Which city?
Trivia Question #200: Author Herman Melville retired from a rather boring job as a ________.
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