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Trivia Question #1: What is Scotland's largest city by population?
Trivia Question #2: Will Kane is the name of the western sheriff in:
Trivia Question #3: What is the world's driest continent?
Trivia Question #4: Which is not a fruit?
Trivia Question #5: Who wrote about her life in the Warwickshire countryside in such novels as "The Mill on the Floss" and "Silas Marner"?
Trivia Question #6: The dark area surrounding the tip of the nipple is called?
Trivia Question #7: What US Census Bureau category do you fall into if you are classified as a POSSLQ?
Trivia Question #8: In what Beatles song do we meet a barber, a banker, a fireman and a nurse?
Trivia Question #9: Are you as smart as Bart Simpson? Bart was able to pass his history test because he remembered who surrendered Fort Necessity in 1754. Who was this?
Trivia Question #10: Which is the northernmost part of North America?
Trivia Question #11: Who wrote: "One must be poor to know the luxury of giving."
Trivia Question #12: Which country unilaterally shifted the International Date Line in 1995?
Trivia Question #13: The Nazi Party's elite was called the SS, which is short for "Schutzstaffel." What does this mean?
Trivia Question #14: He signed for the United States when Japan surrendered, but who was once court-martialed for grounding the Decatur?
Trivia Question #15: Which Italian city was built by Phoenicians, prospered after the Byzantines took it from the Ostrogoths, was conquered by the Arabs in 831, and flourished under the Normans?
Trivia Question #16: Where are the "Thousand Islands" located?
Trivia Question #17: Which battle was fought during the Korean War?
Trivia Question #18: A treatment which provides relief from, but does not cure, a disease is called:
Trivia Question #19: In 336 B.C., Alexander the Great succeeded his father as the leader of what kingdom?
Trivia Question #20: Shortly before he died in a car crash, what did James Dean team up with Gig Young to promote?
Trivia Question #21: What is the largest country in the world, in terms of area?
Trivia Question #22: The dybbuk is a creature in _______ folklore.
Trivia Question #23: In March 1997, what child of a rock star was appointed chief designer at Chloe, a French couture house?
Trivia Question #24: Which of the seven deadly sins is associated with Beelzebub?
Trivia Question #25: Who sings "What's with these homies, dissin' my girl"?
Trivia Question #26: Who once dismissed Canada as "a few acres of snow"?
Trivia Question #27: Where are the IJsselmeer Polders?
Trivia Question #28: What animal probably dragged away Lindy Chamberlain's baby?
Trivia Question #29: At the 1904 Olympics, a policeman named Etienne Desmarteau won the hammer toss, the first gold medal which country ever won?
Trivia Question #30: What game show gets its name from the Old French for "divided game," meaning an unexpected blocking move in a board game?
Trivia Question #31: In the early 19th century, Tammany Hall controlled politics here:
Trivia Question #32: Avogadro is famous for ________.
Trivia Question #33: How many doors are there in the 132-room White House?
Trivia Question #34: Which book by Rudyard Kipling also made it into a Disney movie?
Trivia Question #35: The youngest Titan, he is the Greek equivalent of the Roman god Saturn:
Trivia Question #36: Responsible for inventing the transistor, the laser, the LED, and UNIX, Bell Labs is now part of what company?
Trivia Question #37: How many Beatles played thier instruments on Eleanor Rigby?
Trivia Question #38: Which characters' voices came from Caroll Spinney?
Trivia Question #39: Break out the green outfits and the Irish stereotypes. When is Saint Patrick's Day?
Trivia Question #40: Which of these dance movies did Cynthia Rhodes have a major role in?
Trivia Question #41: For which team did Roy Campanella play?
Trivia Question #42: What is the lightest known substance?
Trivia Question #43: The first PM born after Confederation, who became PM briefly after the King/Byng constitutional crisis?
Trivia Question #44: Because of the reaction caused when human flesh contacts cantharidin (the blister beetle's defensive fluid), how is this beetle sometimes used?
Trivia Question #45: What African city is built on gold?
Trivia Question #46: Where would you find such major cities as Sydney, Perth, Melbourne and Adelaide?
Trivia Question #47: Whose 1985 jazz album "You're Under Arrest" featured covers of Michael Jackson's "Human Nature" and Cyndi Lauper's "Time After Time"?
Trivia Question #48: Where did the Boxer Rebellion begin in 1900?
Trivia Question #49: Which of these cheeses, also called Schmierkase by the Dutch, is a handy substitute for ricotta?
Trivia Question #50: In 1915, recruiting began in Toronto for the 97th Battalion of the Canadian Expeditionary Force. What was so odd about this force?
Trivia Question #51: Who promoted the Famous Earls Court gigs in 1975?
Trivia Question #52: What scientist discovered the laws of gravity and motion?
Trivia Question #53: Who was the Victor at Agincourt?
Trivia Question #54: Which of these provinces became a province first?
Trivia Question #55: What is the "nickname" of the constellation Orion?
Trivia Question #56: Romance languages like French and Spanish developed primarily from this source:
Trivia Question #57: "The Joy Luck Club" and "The Woman Warrior" are books about:
Trivia Question #58: In the "X-Files" episode, when Homer was running away from the alien, what did he see that was written on the billboard?
Trivia Question #59: Who wrote: "Though this be madness, yet there is method in 't."
Trivia Question #60: What state produced seven Republican presidents?
Trivia Question #61: Which of New York's boroughs was named for the body of delegates representing the Dutch Republic?
Trivia Question #62: This composer's life and music served as the basis for the musical, "Song of Norway":
Trivia Question #63: What "nationality" was 2002's big fat wedding?
Trivia Question #64: In North America, what season begins when the noonday sun is directly overhead at the Tropic of Capricorn?
Trivia Question #65: In Greek myth, the sphinx asked, "What goes on four feet in the morning, on two at noon, and in the evening on three?" What does?
Trivia Question #66: Oedipus who the first person to correctly answer the riddle of the sphinx. What was the answer?
Trivia Question #67: According to a popular piece of Internet folklore in 2000, what 7th-century English bishop was the patron saint of disputed elections?
Trivia Question #68: Pick the date this occurred: British capture Mogadishu, Italian Somaliland.
Trivia Question #69: Which of these famous books was published first?
Trivia Question #70: The ________ states that energy can be converted from one form of energy to another form of energy.
Trivia Question #71: In the folk tale about Rumpelstiltskin, how long did it take the miller's daughter to guess his name?
Trivia Question #72: Pick the company that has the slogan "It All Makes Sense."
Trivia Question #73: According to its ad slogan, which of these root beer brands is the one with the "bite"?
Trivia Question #74: Who wrote music for Bertolt Brecht's play "The Threepenny Opera"?
Trivia Question #75: Where did King Leonidas unsuccessfully hold off Xerxes' Persian army in 480 BC?
Trivia Question #76: What is notable about the Atacama desert?
Trivia Question #77: What country's new flag, unveiled in 1998, featured a stylized flower called a bauhinia on a red background?
Trivia Question #78: In the 1990s, what country jumped from two official languages to eleven?
Trivia Question #79: The Generation Gap, founded in San Francisco by Donald Fisher, is still around today, under a slightly different name. What does it sell?
Trivia Question #80: Because it was the setting of Washington Irving's story, North Tarrytown changed its name to Sleepy Hollow. Where is it?
Trivia Question #81: Pick the word that means when land was distributed among all men.
Trivia Question #82: In 1992, what team went into a tailspin after trading "Sir Charles" Barkley to the Phoenix Suns?
Trivia Question #83: Most fish would be stung in the place where I like to make my home. Who am I?
Trivia Question #84: Which musical featured the songs "Big Spender" and "If My Friends Could See Me Now"?
Trivia Question #85: Which of these is not part of an animal cell?
Trivia Question #86: What Canadian sitcom starred Al Waxman as Larry King (not the CNN host)?
Trivia Question #87: How many children does Queen Elizabeth II have?
Trivia Question #88: What is the world's tallest waterfall?
Trivia Question #89: Be ve-wy, ve-wy quiet. One of the few Warner Brothers characters not voiced by Mel Blanc was voiced by Arthur Q. Bryan. Name him/her/it.
Trivia Question #90: According to opening line of TS Eliot's poem "The Waste Land," what is the cruellest month?
Trivia Question #91: What unusual distinction is shared by Canada's Charles Tupper, Australia's Frank Forde and Britain's George Canning?
Trivia Question #92: In the heading of many business documents, the Latin word "re" is written to mean what?
Trivia Question #93: Pink Floyd took thier name from which two Georgia blues musicians?
Trivia Question #94: The Enola Gay is the name of a famous:
Trivia Question #95: What kind of medical tool is a plessor?
Trivia Question #96: What restaurant chain started 1983 in Clearwater, Florida, and uses an owl as its logo?
Trivia Question #97: In 1963, what team moved to Philadelphia and became the 76ers?
Trivia Question #98: Define this musical term: "SCHNELL":
Trivia Question #99: What sterile animal is produced when a male donkey breeds with a female horse?
Trivia Question #100: What is a Blue Dog Democrat?
Trivia Question #101: The Japanese claim which Russian island, which they call Karafuto?
Trivia Question #102: Which Henry Fonda film is not a western?
Trivia Question #103: Who was the first president fined for an offence while in office?
Trivia Question #104: Which French Impressionist showed his fascination with ballet through paintings like "Foyer of the Dance"?
Trivia Question #105: During World War I, what country were the British trying to invade during the battle of Gallipoli?
Trivia Question #106: What is the leading ethnic group of Afghanistan?
Trivia Question #107: Pick the company that has the slogan "News You Can Use."
Trivia Question #108: What does Ally Sheedy say she likes to drink in "The Breakfast Club"?
Trivia Question #109: The red mineral cinnabar is the chief source of:
Trivia Question #110: What beer's label offers you the key to the city of Bremen?
Trivia Question #111: What do you get when you mix half-ounces of tequila, vodka and gin in a highball glass with splashes of triple sec, rum and lime juice?
Trivia Question #112: Where might you picnic in a former royal park known as the Tiergarten?
Trivia Question #113: Quinine was once widely used to treat what disease?
Trivia Question #114: Until Lake Placid, the USSR had won four straight ice hockey gold medals. Who broke their streak?
Trivia Question #115: What kind of records has Cuban-born Francisco "Pipin" Ferreras broken?
Trivia Question #116: Who was the first president to be impeached?
Trivia Question #117: Which of these people has the lowest rank?
Trivia Question #118: What musical instrument did both Pablo Casals and Yo-Yo Ma become famous for playing?
Trivia Question #119: Who wrote "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea"?
Trivia Question #120: If you find an adenine on a rung of DNA, with what base will it be bonded?
Trivia Question #121: Which of these is not one of the weapons in the classic version of the board game Clue?
Trivia Question #122: Which president warned the American people that "The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground."?
Trivia Question #123: A butterfly's proboscis is its:
Trivia Question #124: What BMW is mid-engined?
Trivia Question #125: The Rub al Khali or the Empty Quarter is located in?
Trivia Question #126: Take any number (other than zero) to the power of 0. What do you get?
Trivia Question #127: Three of these movies came out in 1967. But which one, released in 1963, won Sidney Poitier an Academy Award?
Trivia Question #128: What country is Nouakchott the capital of?
Trivia Question #129: In which year did The Beatles sign with Brian Epstein?
Trivia Question #130: According to a 1785 book, I told outrageous lies. Today, people with a syndrome named for me are good at faking illness. Who am I?
Trivia Question #131: Which event took place the same year that World War I began?
Trivia Question #132: Which country claims the place with the highest annual average temperature (34.4°C / 93.9°F)?
Trivia Question #133: Pick the company that has the slogan "Moving At The Speed Of Business."
Trivia Question #134: Which musical instrument is Issac Stern known for playing?
Trivia Question #135: In 1957, what gay pop star quit the rock business and became a Seventh Day Adventist minister in 1961?
Trivia Question #136: In what city are Le Monde and Le Figaro published?
Trivia Question #137: In England, what is a gaol?
Trivia Question #138: Pick the company that has the slogan "Just Imagine."
Trivia Question #139: Who wrote "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold"?
Trivia Question #140: What country was founded as a British penal colony?
Trivia Question #141: Pick the company that has the slogan "Enabeling The Information Age."
Trivia Question #142: In which country will you find Timbuktu?
Trivia Question #143: What sport pretty much started in Punjab in 1862, and today is played in seven-minute periods called chukkers?
Trivia Question #144: Pick the company that has the slogan "The Nature Of What's To Come."
Trivia Question #145: By 1977, what dread disease had been contained to labs in Atlanta and in Koltsovo in Siberia?
Trivia Question #146: What TV show is called "The Industry" in US showings?
Trivia Question #147: Pick the company that has the slogan "Know What You Own."
Trivia Question #148: Triton and Nereid are two of which planet's major moons?
Trivia Question #149: What video game, developed by Toru Iwatani, inspired a 1982 Top 40 song by Akron radio jingle composers Jerry Buckner and Gary Garcia?
Trivia Question #150: What state, the first to decriminalize possession of marijuana, recriminalized it in 1997?
Trivia Question #151: Define this musical term: "DIMINUENDO (DIM.)":
Trivia Question #152: What vehicle, big enough to hold a Mini Cooper in its cargo area, did the Sierra Club call Fordasaurus?
Trivia Question #153: What pastime did Edward II, Richard II, Henry IV and Henry VIII all try to ban?
Trivia Question #154: In Easter 2001, what Johnny Hart comic strip enraged many Jews when it depicted a menorah transforming into a Christian cross?
Trivia Question #155: Which verb does not mean to steal?
Trivia Question #156: Over which city does the 100-foot tall statue "Christ the Redeemer" overlook from Corcovado Mountain?
Trivia Question #157: Pick the musical term for "Rather lively (but less than Allegro)":
Trivia Question #158: You may know bohemians, but where is Bohemia?
Trivia Question #159: With "Proud Mary," "Bad Moon Rising," "Green River," "Who'll Stop the Rain" and "Lookin' Out My Back Door," what band is said to have a record five #2 hits without ever having had a #1?
Trivia Question #160: What sexual characteristic was shared by Sir Isaac Newton, Immanuel Kant, Louis XVI, George Bernard Shaw and Adolf Hitler?
Trivia Question #161: What nation produced the first "test tube" baby?
Trivia Question #162: Which island is part of Nova Scotia?
Trivia Question #163: Whose cartoons in Harper's Weekly played a key role in bringing down Boss Tweed?
Trivia Question #164: I Don't Want To Wait by Paula Cole was chosen as the theme song in US airings of what show?
Trivia Question #165: On MASH, where was Hawkeye from?
Trivia Question #166: In what year did the farthing cease to be legal tender in Britain?
Trivia Question #167: Only two US states have rectangular borders. One is Wyoming. What is the other?
Trivia Question #168: In 1999, what talk show host did the Democrats ask to run against Mike DeWine in Ohio?
Trivia Question #169: Which franchise has more Super Bowl appearances than any other?
Trivia Question #170: Jean Chretien was called the "little guy" from what part of Quebec?
Trivia Question #171: Who gave her much older lover about 30 gifts, including an antique White House paperweight, a silver tabletop holder for cigars and a letter opener depicting a frog?
Trivia Question #172: Bennett Cerf is an important name in American:
Trivia Question #173: In which country is Lake Volta located?
Trivia Question #174: In the Bible, who was Jethro's son-in-law?
Trivia Question #175: What is the capital of the U.S. state Maine?
Trivia Question #176: F. Lee Bailey and F. Scott Fitzgerald are Francis's. What is the F in F. Murray Abraham for?
Trivia Question #177: Who is the patron saint of girls?
Trivia Question #178: In what 1970 book does Australia's Germaine Greer argue that women were held back by the traditional nuclear family?
Trivia Question #179: Which country produces the most eggs?
Trivia Question #180: Which winter sport did not originate in Europe?
Trivia Question #181: In the song by Train, who never compromises, loves babies and surprises, and wears high heels when she exercises?
Trivia Question #182: Which of these animals is believed to have become extinct most recently?
Trivia Question #183: What country singer's version of Queen's "Crazy Little Thing Called Love" appeared in commercials for the Gap?
Trivia Question #184: In which year does George Harrison marry Patti Boyd?
Trivia Question #185: Pick the company that has the slogan "You've Never Seen Such Energy."
Trivia Question #186: Which president was the last president born in a log cabin?
Trivia Question #187: What was the name of Zeppelin's own record company?
Trivia Question #188: Who would use a hammer and tongs?
Trivia Question #189: There are four players in Super Bowl history to score 3 touchdowns in a single game. Who is the only player on this list not to score 3 touchdowns in a single Super Bowl?
Trivia Question #190: Which of these brothers Gibb was not one of the Bee Gees?
Trivia Question #191: Where does Lisa go for peace and quiet?
Trivia Question #192: Often seen on cold winter nights, what is frazil?
Trivia Question #193: How was journalist Ernie Pyle killed during World War II?
Trivia Question #194: The Soviets impaled the Nazi army at Stalingrad. What is Stalingrad called today?
Trivia Question #195: In Australia, if a larrikin in whingeing because his sheila won't shout for a tinny, what's going on?
Trivia Question #196: Who was the author of the book "The Book of Job"?
Trivia Question #197: On the south wall of the 14-story Hesburgh Library is a giant mural depicting Jesus with his hands raised. Since it happens to overlook the north end zone of the football stadium, it's called Touchdown Jesus. Where is it?
Trivia Question #198: Who served cheese, milk, and veal to the Lord when he made His appearance in the form of three men?
Trivia Question #199: While grieving in seclusion in the 1890s, who corrected a newspaper by saying, "The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated"?
Trivia Question #200: Robin Williams and Bette Midler were the last two guests on whose talk show?
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