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Trivia Question #1: Goldsmith Johann Gutenberg is better known for what famous invention?
Trivia Question #2: Who was the first baseball player on a U.S. stamp?
Trivia Question #3: Jonathan Butall was probably the model for which Thomas Gainsborough painting?
Trivia Question #4: From 1985 to 1987, Lynette Woodard was the first woman on what team?
Trivia Question #5: The first _______ was formed in 1792 and a second was formed in 1871.
Trivia Question #6: Pick the company that has the slogan "Nothing Comes Closer To Home."
Trivia Question #7: Who recorded "I Heard It Through The Grapevine" in 1969?
Trivia Question #8: He starred in Twins, Red Heat, Terminator, among many others ________.
Trivia Question #9: In what movie does Greta Garbo play a ballerina who tells John Barrymore, "I want to be alone"?
Trivia Question #10: In the comic strip "Blondie," what is Dagwood's last name?
Trivia Question #11: Which one of the following laws does not exist?
Trivia Question #12: What is the equatorial circumference of the Earth?
Trivia Question #13: In 1913, what jerky two-step dance did Ziegfeld performer Harry Fox introduce to the world?
Trivia Question #14: When they arrested Jesus at Gathsemane, what did Peter do?
Trivia Question #15: In "Blazing Saddles", what is the last name of everybody in the town of Rock Ridge?
Trivia Question #16: The cooking term "saute" means to:
Trivia Question #17: In 1986, a year after he resigned from cabinet over the tainted tuna scandal, who was elected Speaker of the House?
Trivia Question #18: Which actor received seven Oscar nominations, but never won the award?
Trivia Question #19: Which president had to endure the chant "Ma, Ma, where's my Pa? / Gone to the White House, ha, ha, ha!"?
Trivia Question #20: Where did the ship Vasco de Gama sail to in 1498?
Trivia Question #21: In 1979, who outpitched Darryl Strawberry to win the Los Angeles high school baseball championship game?
Trivia Question #22: In "Bringing Up Baby," Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant are looking for an intercostal clavicle. What is an intercostal clavicle?
Trivia Question #23: Believe it or not, Charlton Heston has an Academy Award. For what movie?
Trivia Question #24: Unsurprisingly, what is the state flower of Massachusetts?
Trivia Question #25: Built in 1904, and still operating as of the late 1990s, where is the world's first geothermal power plant?
Trivia Question #26: What poet won the first-ever Bollingen Award, for a book written while indicted for treason after World War II?
Trivia Question #27: If you mulct, you
Trivia Question #28: A Miranda warning protects your rights under which amendment to the Constitution?
Trivia Question #29: Twenty two carat gold has how many parts per thousand pure gold?
Trivia Question #30: Pick the date this occurred: Britain, France, Australia and New Zealand declare war on Germany.
Trivia Question #31: What measurement did Marie Antoinette and Jayne Mansfield share?
Trivia Question #32: A costly mistake by Grant results in 7,000 Union casualties in twenty minutes during an offensive against fortified Rebels at Cold Harbor in Virginia.
Trivia Question #33: The septum linguae is found in or on the ________.
Trivia Question #34: Pick the company that has the slogan "Freedom Of Vodka."
Trivia Question #35: Joey Stivic's dad might have been a meathead, but who was his grandfather?
Trivia Question #36: Pick the musical term for "Swift, rapid":
Trivia Question #37: What Peruvian economist named his dogs Marx and Engels because "they are German, hairy and have no respect for property"?
Trivia Question #38: Where would you be if you were sucking back a bottle of Kirin beer in its home country?
Trivia Question #39: Which is part of a cell?
Trivia Question #40: Which country is represented by the top-level Internet domain .ch?
Trivia Question #41: Which Dostoevsky novel attempts to portray a saintly man?
Trivia Question #42: In what country does the Ganges River get renamed the Padma?
Trivia Question #43: USA states: What's the capital of South Dakota?
Trivia Question #44: For which of the following songs was Led Zeppelin sued by Willie Dixon for copyright infringement?
Trivia Question #45: What country did Nelson Muntz represent in the Springfield model UN?
Trivia Question #46: Between 1820 and 1987, which country provided more immigrants to the U.S. than any other?
Trivia Question #47: Up to three feet across and weighing up to 24 pounds, Rafflesia arnoldi is the largest of its kind. What is it?
Trivia Question #48: What is the name of the Peewee hockey team from Tamarack, Ontario, in the books by Roy MacGregor?
Trivia Question #49: What is Bart's jersey number when he plays Football for Springfield?
Trivia Question #50: Pick the company that has the slogan "Knight In Shining Armor."
Trivia Question #51: The revolutions of 1848 took place in all but which country?
Trivia Question #52: When she was 11 years old, Liv Tyler was at what band's concert, when she realized the lead singer was her dad?
Trivia Question #53: What war does the Iliad deal with?
Trivia Question #54: What were the proceeds of the Springfield Bachelor Auction used for?
Trivia Question #55: What do you call the mostly rural residential area beyond the suburbs of a city?
Trivia Question #56: A skunk blackbird is actually the molted male of one of the few birds to molt all its feathers twice a year. What is it?
Trivia Question #57: Which of the following places was not considered an Edge City by Joel Garreau?
Trivia Question #58: What war-torn country has two olive branches on its flag, as well as a heavily disputed map?
Trivia Question #59: Which Nazi leader's widely read memoirs were titled "Inside the Third Reich"?
Trivia Question #60: Who was the first American to win the Formula One World Championship?
Trivia Question #61: Pick the company that has the slogan "We Cure More Headaches Than You Think."
Trivia Question #62: Who was born Cherilyn Sarkisian La Piere in El Centro, California, in 1946?
Trivia Question #63: Which capital city does not lie of the Parana River, its tributaries or estuaries?
Trivia Question #64: Pick the date this occurred: Belgium surrenders to Germany.
Trivia Question #65: Who was Aaron's brother?
Trivia Question #66: What is the Little Bear formally called by astronomers?
Trivia Question #67: What is Xizang Zizhiqu also known as?
Trivia Question #68: Where would you find the Tyrrhenian Sea?
Trivia Question #69: Which country celebrates "Adult's Day" in honor of people turning 20?
Trivia Question #70: In "Alice in Wonderland," what does 10/6 mean on the Mad Hatter's hat?
Trivia Question #71: What pro football QB required the fewest games played to reach 30,000 passing yards (114), fewest to 40,000 yards (153), fewest to 50,000 yards (193) and became the first to reach 60,000 (236)?
Trivia Question #72: Which of these is not a definition of "mole"?
Trivia Question #73: The name of this fruit is also the name of a bird:
Trivia Question #74: Her last name was Haughton, and she died in a 2001 plane crash in the Bahamas. Who was she?
Trivia Question #75: Normally, these animals are not venomous. But three species of the pitohui are. What are pitohui?
Trivia Question #76: According to the Official Rules of Baseball, which of these in not a way of reaching first base without hitting the ball?
Trivia Question #77: What is the capital of Iraq?
Trivia Question #78: From 1981 to 1986, who was the permanent guest host (and heir apparent) of the "Tonight Show"?
Trivia Question #79: The New England Whalers were which league's first championship team?
Trivia Question #80: What company is known as Big Brown, for the color of its delivery trucks?
Trivia Question #81: Few of the world's best hockey players are Canadian these days. Where are Jaromir Jagr and Dominik Hasek from?
Trivia Question #82: Which U.S. state was the result of "Seward's Folly?"
Trivia Question #83: What animal has the highest blood pressure, a shocking 280/180?
Trivia Question #84: What nation's unruly "war veterans" looked for leadership to man named Chenjerai "Hitler" Hunzvi?
Trivia Question #85: Where was Carl Jung born?
Trivia Question #86: Who adopted (or maybe abducted) a black child named Jim Limber in the 1860s?
Trivia Question #87: Who wrote: "Cowardice, as distinguished from panic, is almost always simply a lack of ability to suspend the functioning of the imagination."
Trivia Question #88: Which opera composer created "La Boheme," "Tosca" and "Madama Butterfly"?
Trivia Question #89: What color is no longer considered a distinct part of the spectrum?
Trivia Question #90: What movie marks Nicolas Cage's only on-screen appearance under his real name, Nicolas Coppola?
Trivia Question #91: Constance Reid got married and became Lady Chatterley. Who wrote a book about her lover?
Trivia Question #92: What Oscar-nominated actress once played Wonder Girl, sidekick to TV's Wonder Woman?
Trivia Question #93: The octet rule has to do with ________.
Trivia Question #94: If you're an actor, which part threatens you with the most lines of any role in any single Shakespeare play?
Trivia Question #95: Later joined by Henry and Gus, brothers named Alf T, Al, Charles, John and Otto founded what circus in Baraboo, Wisconsin?
Trivia Question #96: What city, built on several islands, became India's leading port after the Suez Canal opened?
Trivia Question #97: Who were the Blue Stocking Ladies?
Trivia Question #98: Which of these is the name, not of a Ghostbuster, but of the San Francisco man who invented the jukebox in 1899?
Trivia Question #99: Sound travels four times faster underwater and 15 times faster through steel. But has fast does it travel through the air at 0 degrees Celsius at sea level?
Trivia Question #100: Who wrote: "All human errors are impatience, a premature breaking off of methodical procedure, an apparent fencing-in of what is apparently at issue."
Trivia Question #101: In 1958, what ordained minister and pole vaulter, known as the Vaulting Vicar, became the first athlete on a box of Wheaties?
Trivia Question #102: Lawrence of Arabia may have whupped the Turks, but which man who played him on screen lost all seven of his Oscar nominations?
Trivia Question #103: Rarely seen since the 1970s, Frieda and her naturally curly hair appeared in what comic strip?
Trivia Question #104: What, according to Joni Mitchell, "took away my old man"?
Trivia Question #105: Foxfire is an eerie phosphorescent light produced by fungus such as Armillaria mellea. Where would you most likely find this fungus?
Trivia Question #106: Who painted "Persistence of Memory," which depicts a lot of melting clocks?
Trivia Question #107: Who kept getting richer, until he finally got his picture on the cover of the March 29, 1973 issue of Rolling Stone magazine?
Trivia Question #108: What was Manfred von Richtofen doing during World War I?
Trivia Question #109: Define this musical term: "MISTERIOSO":
Trivia Question #110: The center of which building was destroyed by an exploding powder magazine during a Venetian bombardment of the Turks in 1687?
Trivia Question #111: Who wrote: "O, woe is me, To have seen what I have seen, see what I see!"
Trivia Question #112: USA states: What's the capital of Rhode Island?
Trivia Question #113: What composer's middle names, Amadeus Theophile Gottlieb, meant "loved of God" in Greek, Latin and German?
Trivia Question #114: Define this musical term: "TRE":
Trivia Question #115: Finland declared itself independent of _______ in 1917.
Trivia Question #116: Pick the company that has the slogan "Just For The Taste Of It."
Trivia Question #117: Pick the company that has the slogan "Inventing The Future."
Trivia Question #118: Who won the Wimbledon tennis grand slam for men in 1981, 1983, and 1984?
Trivia Question #119: In "Ferris Beuller's Day Off," who plays the burnout at the police station that Jeanie kisses?
Trivia Question #120: "An inflammation of the skin characterized by reddening and itching and the formation of scaly or crusty patches that may leak fluid." (National Spelling Bee winning word from 1965)
Trivia Question #121: Hummingbirds, native to the Americas, are the only birds capable of which maneuver?
Trivia Question #122: Which of these plants is a source for marijuana?
Trivia Question #123: In the title of the Terry McMillan book, where did Stella get her groove back?
Trivia Question #124: Before going on stage, Metallica has taken to playing "Ecstasy of Gold," from Ennio Morricone's theme music to what movie?
Trivia Question #125: In which country was tennis player Martina Hingis born?
Trivia Question #126: What is the most densely populated U.S. state?
Trivia Question #127: The 7'2" Peter Mayhew returned to his job as a hospital porter after playing what role in "Star Wars"?
Trivia Question #128: Which college basketball team was photographed in a hot tub with a convicted game-fixer?
Trivia Question #129: Which of these actors did not appear in both "Little Big Man" and "The Outlaw Josey Wales"?
Trivia Question #130: What do the oshiya do for a living in Japan?
Trivia Question #131: The ancient city of Gordium was known as the:
Trivia Question #132: Who wrote: "The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man."
Trivia Question #133: What two events does the biathlon combine?
Trivia Question #134: An unstable nucleus will ________.
Trivia Question #135: What primate did Thomas Staughton Savage name for a mythical African tribe of hairy women, described by Hanno the Carthaginian?
Trivia Question #136: Art Carney played him on stage; Jack Lemmon on film; and Tony Randall on TV. Who?
Trivia Question #137: Carly Simon's father co-founded a company that became major player in what business?
Trivia Question #138: In surveyor's, or chain, measure, which of these units is shortest?
Trivia Question #139: Who invented the automatic revolver in 1835?
Trivia Question #140: May 1 is an important day for leftists. What does it commemorate?
Trivia Question #141: What former architect created a futuristic city in "Metropolis"?
Trivia Question #142: The Caicos passage can be found in which ocean?
Trivia Question #143: The book of James was written by the brother of whom?
Trivia Question #144: Who is the only person to appear on Star Trek as himself, albeit holographically?
Trivia Question #145: Pick the date this occurred: Germans capture Novogrod.
Trivia Question #146: Which actor, a Scientologist in 2001, enrolled in a seminary when he was 14?
Trivia Question #147: What Islamic symbol is said by some to come from the pagan Roman goddess Diana?
Trivia Question #148: In 1984, Winston is often refered to as a number, first by the 'instructress' and and later by other voices from the telescreen. What is that number?
Trivia Question #149: Originally, "Lethal Weapon 3" was going to involve Martin Riggs going around town, solving demeaning and dangerous puzzles with the help of a woman named Zeus. That plot was used, but for a different movie. Which one?
Trivia Question #150: Which language is "official" in the most countries?
Trivia Question #151: Who was the youngest president to take office?
Trivia Question #152: What is the only New England state without a coastline?
Trivia Question #153: American sailors held the America's Cup for how many years before losing it in 1983 to Australia?
Trivia Question #154: Whose real last name is Ciccone?
Trivia Question #155: What was Theodor Geisel's "medically inclined" middle name?
Trivia Question #156: Which is a dialect of German?
Trivia Question #157: In official archery competition, what color is the bull's-eye?
Trivia Question #158: Where was Frederic Chopin born?
Trivia Question #159: What retailer co-branded Ford SUVs?
Trivia Question #160: The Disney documentary "White Wilderness" promulgated the myth that a certain creature has a suicidal urge to leap en masse into the ocean. What animal?
Trivia Question #161: In which U.S. state would you not find a Miami County?
Trivia Question #162: Which of these NFL football teams has a "horsey" name?
Trivia Question #163: What's the highest mountain on Earth?
Trivia Question #164: On what TV show did Rob Reiner play a character nicknamed Meathead?
Trivia Question #165: Under USGA rules you can look for a lost ball for as long as it takes to make Minute Rice. How long is this?
Trivia Question #166: The Caesars may have taken their name from the Latin verb "caedere." What does "caedere" mean?
Trivia Question #167: Which of these is not a Steven Spielberg movie?
Trivia Question #168: Define this musical term: "GRAVE":
Trivia Question #169: Which country leads the world in the production of Peanuts?
Trivia Question #170: Kazakhstan lies at approximately the same latitude as which other country?
Trivia Question #171: To prove that battleships were obsolete, who led a group of pilots that sank the Ostfriesland, an old German battleship, in 1921?
Trivia Question #172: Actual nails are measured in pennies, but as a unit of measure, a nail is also 2.25 inches of what?
Trivia Question #173: In "Last Tango in Paris," why does Marlon Brando's character ask Maria Schneider's to "get me the butter"?
Trivia Question #174: Pick the date this occurred: US Army captures Cherbourg.
Trivia Question #175: The Crimean Peninsula lies on which body of water?
Trivia Question #176: On August 5, 2002, Josh Ryan Evans died. By a spooky coincidence, so did the talking doll he played on what TV series?
Trivia Question #177: Which processes do you see in batteries, as well as in electroplating and galvanizing?
Trivia Question #178: By what name is halite better known?
Trivia Question #179: In the show 'Friends', where do Pheobe, Joey, Monica, Rachel, Ross and Chandler spend most of their time?
Trivia Question #180: The game Go is popular in Japan, but where did Go come from, more than 2,000 years ago?
Trivia Question #181: Who is on the Congressional Medal of Honor?
Trivia Question #182: Like ... gag me with a spoon. In the 1980s, what valley were Valley Girls from?
Trivia Question #183: As of 2000, which of these countries is no longer a monarchy?
Trivia Question #184: Which is farthest north?
Trivia Question #185: What insurance executive pioneered estate planning ... and also won the Pulitzer Prize for his Symphony No. 3?
Trivia Question #186: Born in Milan, Ohio, whose last breath is supposedly preserved in a test tube in a Dearborn, Michigan, museum?
Trivia Question #187: The Ang Lee movie "Wo Hu Zang Long" flopped in China. What was it called in North America?
Trivia Question #188: Which political wife, known for her crusade against raunchy music, was once a drummer in a band called the Wildcats?
Trivia Question #189: For 11 years, what Islamic nation was ruled behind the scenes by French mercenary Bob Denard?
Trivia Question #190: Frank Winfield Woolworth's name carries on, primarily, in what business?
Trivia Question #191: When Willie Stargell led this team to victory in the 1979 World Series, its theme song was "We Are Family." What is the team?
Trivia Question #192: Acetic acid:
Trivia Question #193: Scientists today estimate that the first star was born _______ years after the big bang.
Trivia Question #194: Which agency, headed by the evil Siegfried, was Maxwell Smart's main enemy on "Get Smart"?
Trivia Question #195: The president meets with abolitionist Frederick Douglass who pushes for full equality for Union 'Negro troops.'
Trivia Question #196: Before defecting to the Toronto Northmen, what team did Larry Csonka and Jim Kiick play for?
Trivia Question #197: As established by 17th-century ballet master Pierre Beauchamps, how many classic positions of the feet are there in ballet?
Trivia Question #198: While at sea, sailors use this instrument to measure time:
Trivia Question #199: Define this musical term: "ANIMATO":
Trivia Question #200: The drug lovastatin helps to:
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