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Trivia Question #1: Which of these scientific classifications is broadest?
Trivia Question #2: What did the Simpsons use to kill the malfunctioned Itchy and Scratchy robots at Itchy and Scratchy land?
Trivia Question #3: What is the name of the dog on the Cracker Jack box?
Trivia Question #4: Now known for its Grand Slam breakfasts, what restaurant chain was founded in 1953 in Lakewood, California, as Danny's Donuts?
Trivia Question #5: In 1983, the German magazine Stern was tricked into buying forgeries of whose diaries?
Trivia Question #6: The president replaces McClellan with Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside as the new Commander of the Army of the Potomac.
Trivia Question #7: How many years did Queen Victoria rule England?
Trivia Question #8: As of 2000, aside from Hawaii and parts of Indiana, what is the only state to ignore daylight savings time?
Trivia Question #9: Who originally wrote "The Glass Menagerie" as an MGM movie script called "The Gentleman Caller"?
Trivia Question #10: Which planet did the Babylonians dedicate to the love goddess Ishtar?
Trivia Question #11: Who wrote "Les Miserables"?
Trivia Question #12: Gen. Robert E. Lee assumes command, replacing the wounded Johnston. Lee then renames his force the Army of Northern Virginia.
Trivia Question #13: Taxonomists can't seem to decide whether it is a bear, or some sort of raccoon, but it is the symbol of the World Wildlife Federation. What is it?
Trivia Question #14: In 2001, an all-star collective raised money to fight AIDS in Africa by recording what Marvin Gaye song?
Trivia Question #15: What volcano could be heard 3000 miles away when it went off on August 27, 1883?
Trivia Question #16: To the annoyance of Moses, what did Aaron make while his brother was up on Mount Sinai?
Trivia Question #17: Writer William S. Burroughs was named for his grandfather, who invented an arithmometer in 1885. What is this?
Trivia Question #18: All of these musicals are by Lerner and Loewe except:
Trivia Question #19: Which country looked up to its own King Paul from 1947 to 1964?
Trivia Question #20: In "Anchors Aweigh," what cartoon character does Gene Kelly dance with?
Trivia Question #21: On Cheers!, for what team was Sam Malone once a relief pitcher?
Trivia Question #22: Which president's campaign slogan reminded people that "He kept us out of war"?
Trivia Question #23: Which country is mismatched with its unit of currency?
Trivia Question #24: Pick the date this occurred: Japanese surrender Shanghai.
Trivia Question #25: Which unusual Olympic event was won by E. Goddard of Canada in 1932?
Trivia Question #26: In TV talk, "Chuck Cunningham" refers to a character who, like this Happy Days character, does what?
Trivia Question #27: What jazz legend produced Michael Jackson's Off the Wall and Thriller albums, as well as the song "We Are the World"?
Trivia Question #28: In 2001, what unorthodox advice did Laura Boyle have for women who want to find "intimacy, passion and peace" with their men?
Trivia Question #29: Where is the city of International Falls?
Trivia Question #30: Alice Rosenbaum was the real name of what famous ... and very dead ... right-wing novelist?
Trivia Question #31: What country's National Film Board do we have to thank for the animation genius of Norman McLaren?
Trivia Question #32: So far, which band hasn't performed on the Simpsons?
Trivia Question #33: Immune to its host's poison, what funny fish hides among the sea anemone's tentacles?
Trivia Question #34: In seagoing terminology, which is the opposite of "port"?
Trivia Question #35: Fictional radio station KACL 780 AM is named after David Angell, Peter Casey, and David Lee, the executive producers of what show?
Trivia Question #36: Who wrote such songs as My Old Kentucky Home, Oh! Susanna, Camptown Races, and Jeannie With the Light Brown Hair?
Trivia Question #37: Founded in 1348 by Charles IV, where is Charles University?
Trivia Question #38: In 1927, who claimed the Orteig Prize, named for hotelier Raymond Orteig?
Trivia Question #39: Because New Zealand's rugby team had played against South Africa, 28 African nations boycotted which Olympics?
Trivia Question #40: In what year did Britain join the Common Market?
Trivia Question #41: In 1938, Cincinnati Red John Vander Meer became the only player in major league history to do something. What?
Trivia Question #42: What world leader was kidnapped in 1936 at Xi'an (also called Sian) and then imprisoned until he agreed to a united front against the Japanese?
Trivia Question #43: Horologists are in high demand right now. What do horologists study?
Trivia Question #44: In 1982, who started selling his "own" spaghetti sauce and salad dressing, giving all the profits to charity?
Trivia Question #45: If I'm headed for my pied-a-terre, by definition, where am I going?
Trivia Question #46: There are only two members of the family Giraffidae. One is the giraffe. What is the other?
Trivia Question #47: How can you sense a pheromone?
Trivia Question #48: Which American industry has grown the fastest since World War II?
Trivia Question #49: The breed of horses known as Clydesdales originated in what country?
Trivia Question #50: If the rest of the world calls it football or even futbol, so why do Americans call it soccer?
Trivia Question #51: What two rivers meet near Basra, becoming the Shatt al-Arab?
Trivia Question #52: Where is the University of Limerick?
Trivia Question #53: Which fashion designer is famous for the "Chelsea" look of the 1960's?
Trivia Question #54: What would you need 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene for?
Trivia Question #55: What teeny-tiny republic would you find on the slopes of Mount Titano?
Trivia Question #56: If I sculpt a pieta, I have to include two people. One is the dead Jesus. Who is the other?
Trivia Question #57: Youree Cleomili Harris became the public face of a company that faced lots of lawsuits. Why?
Trivia Question #58: Both magnets and magnesia get their name a city where they were found. Where was Magnesia?
Trivia Question #59: Who had his first gig at age 2 as a model in ads for Baskin-Robbins?
Trivia Question #60: What is the deepest diving whale, known to go 10,500 feet below sea level to snack on squid?
Trivia Question #61: The sciatic nerve is found in the:
Trivia Question #62: What element accounts for about 73 percent of the observed mass of the universe, but just 0.1% of the Earth's crust?
Trivia Question #63: What did a U.S. Air Force operation called Project Blue Book investigate?
Trivia Question #64: Which country designated French and Flemish as official languages in 1932?
Trivia Question #65: How many quarts are there to the peck?
Trivia Question #66: Which director is also involved in writing comics, even selling them at his store, called Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash?
Trivia Question #67: She won an Oscar for "Cactus Flower"; her first name is in honor of a great-aunt; and her real last name was Studlendgehawn. Who is she?
Trivia Question #68: This pseudonym is used by producers when a film is a disaster & they wish anonymity:
Trivia Question #69: Who was the first president to affirm, not swear, the oath of office?
Trivia Question #70: Pick the musical term for "Increasing speed, with an implication of increasing tone":
Trivia Question #71: Altogether, who was prime minister of Canada longest?
Trivia Question #72: With what do you replace an olive in a martini to make a gibson?
Trivia Question #73: Once called the water mole, what animal gets its name from the Greek words for "flat-footed"?
Trivia Question #74: On what TV series did we learn of the Venus Butterfly?
Trivia Question #75: What song's music did James Sanderson write for Sir Walter Scott's "The Lady of the Lake"?
Trivia Question #76: Which king in a deck of cards is called the suicide king because it looks like he stuck a sword through his head?
Trivia Question #77: In which year was Mt. Everest conquered?
Trivia Question #78: Who wrote: "All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn."
Trivia Question #79: Having caught polio in New Brunswick, who became so active in the March of Dimes that he ended up on the dime himself?
Trivia Question #80: The aptly named Marian Moon was born just a month before the Wright brothers flew at Kitty Hawk. And her son was the second man on the moon. Who was he?
Trivia Question #81: What member of the Montreal Canadiens was on a record 11 Stanley Cup winning teams?
Trivia Question #82: Who wrote: "Stranger in a strange country."
Trivia Question #83: The island of Rhodes, a Greek territory, is closest to which country?
Trivia Question #84: Define this musical term: "CAPRICCIO":
Trivia Question #85: With which country are Maronite Christians most commonly associated?
Trivia Question #86: What is the city of Firenze called in English?
Trivia Question #87: Ilie Nastase has won both the Orange Prize, as the player tennis writers like the most, and the Lemon Prize, as the player they like the least. Where did this happen?
Trivia Question #88: Michael Lewis's 1989 bestseller Liar's Poker takes a behind-the-scenes look at which professionals?
Trivia Question #89: What Jerry Jeff Walker Tune became a hit for The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band?
Trivia Question #90: Before founding his own sportswear company, Rene Lacoste was one of France's Four Musketeers. He even beat the mighty Bill Tilden in 1927. What sport did he play?
Trivia Question #91: What was the host country of the soccer world cup in 1982?
Trivia Question #92: According to a 1785 book, I told outrageous lies about my adventures as a German cavalry officer. Today, people with a syndrome named for me are good at faking illness. Who am I?
Trivia Question #93: Which of these Impressionists was Edouard Manet's sister-in-law?
Trivia Question #94: What is the capital of Pakistan?
Trivia Question #95: What Canadian city used to be home to such NHL teams as the Wanderers and the Maroons?
Trivia Question #96: Which was The Allman Brothers first post-Duane record?
Trivia Question #97: Who got engaged to Gwyneth Paltrow in 1996, but actually married Jennifer Aniston in 2000?
Trivia Question #98: Emerson's "Shot heard 'round the world" was the gunfire at the start of the:
Trivia Question #99: What island is Honolulu on?
Trivia Question #100: Who ventured into Web publishing with a book, called "Riding the Bullet," that was only available electronically?
Trivia Question #101: Who first wrote about Rip Van Winkle?
Trivia Question #102: What Indian nation became famous for the lack of fear of heights they showed while building skyscrapers?
Trivia Question #103: In 1976, who scored a record 10 points in a single NHL game?
Trivia Question #104: In what state did the town of Romeo become Romeoville, and did Juliet become Joliet?
Trivia Question #105: Despite having been dormant for 600 years, in 1991 Mount Pinatubo erupted just 16 miles east of Clark Air Base, an American base in what country?
Trivia Question #106: What does "kamikaze" mean literally in Japanese?
Trivia Question #107: What state was a setting for "I Love Lucy" in the 1950s, and the main setting for "Bewitched" in the 1960s, "Soap" in the 1970s and "Who's the Boss" in the 1980s?
Trivia Question #108: The name of what South American region literally means "big feet," from the big tracks left by Indians' snowshoes?
Trivia Question #109: What type of bug has spinnerets?
Trivia Question #110: Francis Bacon would have thought trivia aficionados are very powerful. Why?
Trivia Question #111: What did Microsoft call its online magazine?
Trivia Question #112: Pick the musical term for "Ger. Fiery":
Trivia Question #113: Pick the company that has the slogan "Changing Entertainment."
Trivia Question #114: Perhaps the tallest cast in TV history starred Harry Anderson and John Laroquette (6-4) and Richard Moll (6-8). What show?
Trivia Question #115: Define this musical term: "BRIO":
Trivia Question #116: When rain evaporates before it hits the ground, it's called ________.
Trivia Question #117: Pick the musical term for "At a moderate pace":
Trivia Question #118: On what TV series do they cheer for a baseball team called the Springfield Isotopes?
Trivia Question #119: In what American satirical novel does the character "Major Major Major" appear?
Trivia Question #120: What was John Lennon's middle name?
Trivia Question #121: Titration determines the ________ of a solution.
Trivia Question #122: Where and when did Halldor K. Laxness live?
Trivia Question #123: The American president flies on Air Force One. What plane does the pope fly on?
Trivia Question #124: Who's lead-singing in album "Lifes Rich Pageant" (1986) and other records of that band?
Trivia Question #125: What world capital was built on top of the Aztec city of Tenochtitlan?
Trivia Question #126: A Canadian TV ad for what product reminded you that "you're a Somebody"?
Trivia Question #127: Why are barns red?
Trivia Question #128: What Dublin-born writer once sarcastically suggested that the starving poor eat their own children?
Trivia Question #129: When a bullfighter shouts "Ole," he is using a word derived from Arabic. What does the Arabic word mean?
Trivia Question #130: Who's first album had Jerry Garcia as spiritual advisor?
Trivia Question #131: What physicist developed a pendulum to demonstrate the Earth's rotation?
Trivia Question #132: In 1972, what was Eugene Cernan the very last person to do?
Trivia Question #133: 75,000 Federals under Gen. John Pope are defeated by 55,000 Confederates under Gen. Stonewall Jackson and Gen. James Longstreet at the second battle of Bull Run in northern Virginia. Once again the Union Army retreats to Washington.
Trivia Question #134: Which game sometimes requires two-move or three-move restrictions on the opening move?
Trivia Question #135: What is unusual about a bacterium called "thiomargarita namibiensis"?
Trivia Question #136: Geena Davis is an Oscar winner and a Mensa member, and in 1999 she tried out for Olympics in which sport?
Trivia Question #137: Terry Bollea certainly had his 15 minutes of fame in the 1980s. Who was he?
Trivia Question #138: The Isle of Man is located between these two countries:
Trivia Question #139: Who wrote: "Love is or it ain't. Thin love ain't love at all."
Trivia Question #140: Who founded the cities of Dublin in Ireland and York in England?
Trivia Question #141: Who was awarded Album of the Year at the 1982 Grammy Awards?
Trivia Question #142: In 1964, who became the first man to appear on the cover of "Playboy"?
Trivia Question #143: In 1964, the San Francisco Chronicle sent James Benet to Berkeley, where he interviewed 24-year-old Jack Weinberg. According to Weinberg, who couldn't you trust?
Trivia Question #144: What planet is so cold that it snows solid methane ... and may not really be a planet at all?
Trivia Question #145: What does a phillumenist collect?
Trivia Question #146: Which planet has a "great red spot" on its surface that is 25,000 miles wide?
Trivia Question #147: Which church was John Wesley the founder of?
Trivia Question #148: Who turned to Eastern religion and infused his spirituality into 1964's "A Love Supreme"?
Trivia Question #149: What percentage of the Earth land masses is deserts?
Trivia Question #150: In 2000, which figure skater's father won a million dollars in a Massachusetts state lottery?
Trivia Question #151: Hophni and Phinehas were killed, because they robbed what?
Trivia Question #152: Bjorn Borg's father was Sweden's national champion in what sport?
Trivia Question #153: Born Reginald Dwight in Middlesex, who renamed himself for two musicians he admired?
Trivia Question #154: Jean Genet began writing in prison. What had he been convicted of ... for the tenth time?
Trivia Question #155: According to an old proverb, what is "the soul of wit"?
Trivia Question #156: Who was the first president to be photographed during his Presidency?
Trivia Question #157: At 100 kilograms, a metric quintal is about twice the traditional quintal, a hundredweight used in southern Europe. What is a metric quintal?
Trivia Question #158: In 1952, Czechoslovakian runner Emil Zatopek became the first to sweep three specific races at one Olympics. Which of these races was not among them?
Trivia Question #159: What was Edgar Winter's Band called in 1971?
Trivia Question #160: As far as the Greeks were concerned, if you have myriad lovers, how many do you have?
Trivia Question #161: Born in Cairo in August 1929, who changed my birth name from Mohammad to an Arabic word that means "easy going"?
Trivia Question #162: The Y2K bug could come back in 2038, by which time we have to fix what computer operating system?
Trivia Question #163: Who created the characters of Black Adder and Mr. Bean?
Trivia Question #164: Three of these stories are famously associated with the Grimm brothers. But which one belongs to Hans Christian Andersen?
Trivia Question #165: Which year was tennis player Andre Agassi born?
Trivia Question #166: Which country's easternmost point is Cape Spear, Newfoundland?
Trivia Question #167: Pearsall Smith is credited with first using "trivia" to mean "inconsequential information." In his honor, here's trivia: what mathematician, philosopher and Nobel laureate became Smith's brother-in-law?
Trivia Question #168: Although heavy, carb-filled meals are probably to blame for the drowsiness, what holiday food does contain tryptophan, a known sedative?
Trivia Question #169: Bikini Atoll is located in this island group:
Trivia Question #170: At Super Bowl XXII, Doug Williams became not only the first black QB in the Super Bowl, but also the first winning black QB. For what team?
Trivia Question #171: Pick the company that has the slogan "What A Luxury Car Should Be."
Trivia Question #172: Who was the first Major Leaguer to have his number retired?
Trivia Question #173: If Chandler Bing on "Friends" actually were a chandler, what would he make?
Trivia Question #174: Manitoulin is the largest island in a freshwater lake and Lake Manitoulin is the largest lake in a lake. What lake are they in?
Trivia Question #175: Who was the author of the book "Gargantua and Pantagruel"?
Trivia Question #176: In June 24, 1947, what did pilot Kenneth Arnold report seeing over the Cascade Mountain Range in Washington?
Trivia Question #177: Where is your tibia?
Trivia Question #178: Pick the musical term for "Notes are to be played at their normal pitch (after an indication to play them an octave higher or lower)":
Trivia Question #179: These are composed of transistors, which function as switches in computers:
Trivia Question #180: What credit card was introduced into Canada as Chargex in 1968?
Trivia Question #181: Pick the company that has the slogan "The World Puts Its Stock In Us."
Trivia Question #182: According to chronology pedants, what was the first moment of the 21st century?
Trivia Question #183: On average, it takes 365 days and how long for the Earth to go all the way around the sun?
Trivia Question #184: Pick the date this occurred: Italy declares war on Britain and France.
Trivia Question #185: What record label did Plant's single "If I Were A Carpenter" come out on in the U.K?
Trivia Question #186: A biographer named Izaak Walton and a prioress named Dame Juliana Berners wrote some of the first books about what hobby?
Trivia Question #187: Which of these is not an ailment of the intestinal tract?
Trivia Question #188: Known to follow ships looking for food, what birds have been nicknamed gooneys?
Trivia Question #189: Parts of which of these flowers is used to make the spice "saffron"?
Trivia Question #190: Who wrote: "Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut."
Trivia Question #191: What decade provides the setting for Grand Theft Auto: Vice City?
Trivia Question #192: Which President died at Walter Reed Hospital at 12:25 pm, on March 28, 1969?
Trivia Question #193: What artificial feature has put Mount Lee on millions of postcards?
Trivia Question #194: Where does the spectacular rodeo known as "The Stampede" take place?
Trivia Question #195: What caused the death of James Dean?
Trivia Question #196: "Negro troops" of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment under Col. Robert G. Shaw assault fortified Rebels at Fort Wagner, South Carolina. Col. Shaw and half of the 600 men in the regiment are killed.
Trivia Question #197: How did the legendary coach Knute Rockne die?
Trivia Question #198: Pick the company that has the slogan "Wherever Life Takes You"
Trivia Question #199: Zhongdian County in what country's Yunan Province renamed itself Shangri-La County in 2002?
Trivia Question #200: Which movie couple last appeared together on screen in "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner"?
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