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Trivia Question #1: Who wrote: "He who desires nothing, hopes for nothing, and is afraid of nothing, cannot be an artist."
Trivia Question #2: At "The Tonight Show," Jay Leno followed Johnny Carson. Whom did Carson follow?
Trivia Question #3: Used by cobblers, a last is a model of which part of the body?
Trivia Question #4: In December 1963, who paid three kidnappers a $240,000 ransom for his son?
Trivia Question #5: What Oracle of Omaha hosts the annual meeting of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.?
Trivia Question #6: Define this musical term: "DOLCE":
Trivia Question #7: What was the first movie to win an Oscar for Best Animated Film?
Trivia Question #8: What is the word for a grouping of martens?
Trivia Question #9: What prison gets its name from the Spanish word for "pelican"?
Trivia Question #10: In what Harry Somers opera do some of the characters sing in Cree?
Trivia Question #11: By weight, what is the ratio of hydrogen to oxygen in water?
Trivia Question #12: What Canadian city did Alexander Graham Bell claim as the home of the telephone?
Trivia Question #13: "Baby Don't Forget My Number" and "Girl I'm Gonna Miss You" were #1 hits by:
Trivia Question #14: Which trophy is the oldest one awarded to pro athletes in North America?
Trivia Question #15: Lesotho, Gabon and Burkina Faso are:
Trivia Question #16: What would be reading if you were studying the Book of Kells in Trinity College?
Trivia Question #17: Who wrote "The World According to Garp"?
Trivia Question #18: What country declared war on Germany and the Allies in World War II?
Trivia Question #19: Which team holds the record for futility in a season by posting the most losses without a single win?
Trivia Question #20: Which lawyer and boxer spent 27 years on Robben Island?
Trivia Question #21: USA states: What's the capital of Kentucky?
Trivia Question #22: Also known as the Two Fat Chicks, Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson became stars on what sort of TV show?
Trivia Question #23: Who has played gay men in "Law of Desire," in "Philadelphia" and (sort of) in "Miami Rhapsody"?
Trivia Question #24: Define this musical term: "GIUSTO":
Trivia Question #25: What movie included a famous scene of Deborah Kerr and Burt Lancaster rolling around on a beach, kissing as the waves swept over them?
Trivia Question #26: Singultus refers to what breathing movement, involving a sudden intake of air due to an involuntary contraction of the diaphragm and the closure of the vocal apparatus of the larynx?
Trivia Question #27: The oldest hominids are from the genus Australopithecus, which was first discovered on what continent?
Trivia Question #28: Who's the author of "The Aspern Papers"?
Trivia Question #29: The name of what fish is also a synonym for "to complain"?
Trivia Question #30: Earth's atmosphere is made up of X% nitrogen and Y% oxygen. What are X and Y?
Trivia Question #31: Frederick Louis was the son of George II and the father of George III, but he never got to be king himself. How did he die?
Trivia Question #32: Although known for its turtles, which Caribbean island is named for a kind of alligator?
Trivia Question #33: By what name is Don Diego de la Vega better known?
Trivia Question #34: As Tom Hanks explained in "A League of Their Own," "there's no crying in" what sport?
Trivia Question #35: Which religious order did Ignatius Loyola found?
Trivia Question #36: What team paid shortstop Alex Rodriguez a record $25.2 million in 2002 ... and finished last anyway?
Trivia Question #37: What chocolate factory owner first developed the Everlasting Gobstopper?
Trivia Question #38: Sugar Ray Robinson is actually a borrowed identity; the real Ray Robinson was a man whose boxing certificate had been borrowed. Who was the real Sugar Ray?
Trivia Question #39: How long is "White Rabbit" by The Jefferson Airplane?
Trivia Question #40: If a Brit won the top prize on "Who Wants a Milliard Dollars," how much money would she have in U.S. terms?
Trivia Question #41: Who said "Genius is 1 per cent inspiration and 99 per cent perspiration"?
Trivia Question #42: The great Australian Bight is a:
Trivia Question #43: In which country will you find the most languages spoken?
Trivia Question #44: The third law of thermodynamics "bans" something. What?
Trivia Question #45: In 1984, Where does Winston work?
Trivia Question #46: What do Israelis call light dumplings served with a savory filling?
Trivia Question #47: What is the name given to an extended vocal solo in an opera?
Trivia Question #48: Which writer's brother helped tame the brave new world as UNESCO's first director-general?
Trivia Question #49: The "On the Ottawa" Trek got stopped when the marchers were attacked in what city?
Trivia Question #50: What actor also invented a diaper with pockets for moistened towlettes?
Trivia Question #51: What color scheme would Carole Jackson use to "color me beautiful"?
Trivia Question #52: Which president had a sign on his desk that asserted "the buck stops here"?
Trivia Question #53: What Mediterranean islands are separated by the Strait of Bonifacio?
Trivia Question #54: Define this musical term: "TEMPO":
Trivia Question #55: What island includes Kalimantan in Indonesia; the Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak; and the sultanate of Brunei?
Trivia Question #56: In which sport might you have a FITA round?
Trivia Question #57: Pick the date this occurred: Operation Torch begins - Allies invade NW Africa.
Trivia Question #58: For fairly obvious reasons, in 1962 the Crayola people decided to rename the "flesh" crayon. What did they rename it?
Trivia Question #59: What sport does Britain's FA control?
Trivia Question #60: A Centennial or Rover is a person from which U.S. state?
Trivia Question #61: What did Robert Jarvik invent in 1982?
Trivia Question #62: Which United States president declared war against Great Britain in 1812?
Trivia Question #63: Which type of rock would not make a good aquifer?
Trivia Question #64: The metal mercury:
Trivia Question #65: Which book about totalitarianism is not a work of fiction?
Trivia Question #66: The Colossians were instructed by Paul to read the letter he sent them to what other church?
Trivia Question #67: Linguine is named for what body part, which is crucial to your enjoyment of linguine?
Trivia Question #68: "Unicorn. Old French, unicorne. Latin, unicornis. Literally, one-horned: unus, one, and cornu, a horn." is a quote from which book?
Trivia Question #69: What was gifted self-promoter and engineer John DeLorean convicted of in 1984?
Trivia Question #70: You know about the Red Sox and White Sox. What team was once the Brown Sox?
Trivia Question #71: What did the "W.E.B." in W.E.B. Du Bois stand for?
Trivia Question #72: Whose works are spotlighted at an annual festival in Stratford, Ontario?
Trivia Question #73: What was the make and model of the villain in "The Terminator" 1984?
Trivia Question #74: If you own an original Slinky and stretch it out as far it can go, how long, in feet, would the straight piece of wire be?
Trivia Question #75: In 1954, some Japanese fishermen were poisoned when they got too close to the nuclear radiation on Bikini Atoll. This incident inspired the creation of what fearsome fictional character?
Trivia Question #76: To be classified as a blizzard, a storm must have heavy snow and winds greater than what?
Trivia Question #77: During singultus, your diaphragm tightens quickly and involuntarily. What do most people (even doctors) call singultus?
Trivia Question #78: What country's king (as of 2001), is Rama IX, who was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1927?
Trivia Question #79: What team joined the National League in 1993, along with the Florida Marlins?
Trivia Question #80: Define this musical term: "AGITATI":
Trivia Question #81: A rugby team has eight forwards and how many backs?
Trivia Question #82: What is unusual about a Saudi Arabian raised model named Emme?
Trivia Question #83: If you scored 10 out of 10 on Apgar scale, what would you be?
Trivia Question #84: Who was the first president to win the election with a majority of the popular vote?
Trivia Question #85: Who wrote "The Bourne Identity"?
Trivia Question #86: Who wrote: "Of all human ills, greatest is fortune's wayward tyranny."
Trivia Question #87: Who was the author of the book "Mahabharata"?
Trivia Question #88: According to TV Guide, the best episode ever was "Chuckles Bites the Dust," a show in what TV series?
Trivia Question #89: Who wrote: "Since Cleopatra died, I have liv'd in such dishonour that the gods Detest my baseness."
Trivia Question #90: Which of the following OPEC members is the southernmost?
Trivia Question #91: How many years at the end of his career as a Raider was Marcus Allen relegated to a seldom used roll, not because of injury but because of a rift between him and the owner?
Trivia Question #92: Where was painter Camille Pissarro born?
Trivia Question #93: In a deck of SORRY cards, what two numbers are missing?
Trivia Question #94: Which of these characters worked as a dock foreman at a tool and die company and moonlighted as a cabbie?
Trivia Question #95: Since 1998, what cable network has given its "Future Classic" award to such shows as "Malcolm in the Middle," "The Sopranos," "Sports Night" and "Scrubs"?
Trivia Question #96: The kissing bug, or conenose bug, defecates on you while it bites. When you sweep it away, the feces ends up in your bloodstream, potentially causing Chagas disease, in which parasites multiply. Where, primarily?
Trivia Question #97: Who used a system called Dynamic Tension to help out those 97-pound weaklings who were getting sand kicked in their faces at beaches?
Trivia Question #98: In 1995, what Milwaukee-based company filed for a trademark on its product's distinctive sound?
Trivia Question #99: Of which planet is Titan the largest moon?
Trivia Question #100: The drones in a beehive are:
Trivia Question #101: If you get an ulcer caused by irritating acids in the stomach, it's called a ________.
Trivia Question #102: Which port handles the most cargo?
Trivia Question #103: "Twice Told Tales" is a famous collection of short stories by:
Trivia Question #104: What magazine did future "Firing Line" host William F. Buckley found in 1955?
Trivia Question #105: At which battle was Stonewall Jackson killed accidentally by his own men?
Trivia Question #106: What's the world’s longest river?
Trivia Question #107: In the 1990s, how many songs from animated Disney movies won the Best Song Oscar?
Trivia Question #108: Which of the following sentences uses "queue" correctly?
Trivia Question #109: Which monetary unit is used in the Vatican City?
Trivia Question #110: A frappe is a beverage that always contains:
Trivia Question #111: As described in one of her songs, what job did Loretta Lynn's father hold?
Trivia Question #112: The Duke of Medina Sidonia commanded this famous military force:
Trivia Question #113: In which Bond film does 007 play golf against the villain?
Trivia Question #114: Who wrote: "Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another."
Trivia Question #115: Pick the musical term for "in the church style, unaccompanied vocal music":
Trivia Question #116: Who wrote: "We have seen better days."
Trivia Question #117: How long did it take journalist Nellie Bly to go around the world?
Trivia Question #118: The prime meridian, or 0° longitude, runs through the old Greenwich Observatory near what city?
Trivia Question #119: The chinook is the largest member of this fish family:
Trivia Question #120: Which country is furthest north?
Trivia Question #121: What country did Hernando Cortes conquer?
Trivia Question #122: Attending the Clergy Daughters' School in Cowan Bridge inspired which writer to create the infamous Lowood School in "Jane Eyre"?
Trivia Question #123: In 1989, what became the first band to win a Grammy for Hard Rock/Heavy Metal?
Trivia Question #124: Why is New York's NHL team called the Rangers?
Trivia Question #125: From what country did Nadia Comaneci defect?
Trivia Question #126: What type of draft horse is most closely associated with Budweiser beer?
Trivia Question #127: What fictional character goes to Riverdale High and hangs out at Pop Tate's Chocklit Shop?
Trivia Question #128: Pick the company that has the slogan "Just What You Need."
Trivia Question #129: On what TV show did Jimmy Olson holler at lucky contestants to "come on down"?
Trivia Question #130: By what name was Ivan IV better know?
Trivia Question #131: The Texas holiday of Juneteenth celebrates June 19, 1865, when General Gordon Granger rode into Galveston. Why?
Trivia Question #132: What slammin' golfer won a record 81 PGA tour events?
Trivia Question #133: What star of the Scooby Doo live action movie has a TV show that includes a "Scooby gang" of its own?
Trivia Question #134: Often played by an oboe, what note does a band use to tune its instruments?
Trivia Question #135: Which countries are known as the Southern Cone?
Trivia Question #136: How many fan letters did cartoon character Mickey Mouse receive in 1933?
Trivia Question #137: What US federal law enforcement agency was founded in 1908 by Attorney General Charles J. Bonaparte, the grandson of Napoleon's brother Jerome?
Trivia Question #138: What cartoon character is the mascot for teams from the University of Oregon?
Trivia Question #139: On "Sesame Street," how tall is Big Bird?
Trivia Question #140: Which two similarly named British monarchs had the shortest and second shortest reigns, respectively?
Trivia Question #141: Which running back holds the single game record for most carries in a Super Bowl?
Trivia Question #142: Pick the musical term for "Quicker, more lively":
Trivia Question #143: Although Tony Blair actually moved next door, what is the official address of Britain's prime minister?
Trivia Question #144: In 1885, William Erastus Upjohn patented a friable pill. What does "friable" mean?
Trivia Question #145: Which Shakespearean play is based on Boccaccio's "Decameron"?
Trivia Question #146: Name the song: "Grab that cash with both hands and make a stash"?
Trivia Question #147: What is the English equivalent of Hans, Ivan and Johannes?
Trivia Question #148: D is for Detective. Who created Santa Teresa sleuth Kinsey Millhone?
Trivia Question #149: What are the three branches of the U.S. government?
Trivia Question #150: The Supremes were originally called the Primettes. Who were the Primes?
Trivia Question #151: In which city did the NFL Colts play before they moved to Indianapolis?
Trivia Question #152: Who wrote the music for the ballets "Swan Lake" and "The Sleeping Beauty" between 1876 and 1889?
Trivia Question #153: When palaeontologists mention the "Cambrian Explosion", they are referring to:
Trivia Question #154: A member of the group "The Band" played Loretta Lynn's daddy in "Coal Miners Daughter". What was his name?
Trivia Question #155: On what charge was John T. Scopes convicted in 1925?
Trivia Question #156: What is New York's only mainland borough?
Trivia Question #157: Who is the only person (as of 2002) to win Emmy Awards for acting, directing and writing?
Trivia Question #158: In 1983, what country broke the US hold on the America's Cup?
Trivia Question #159: Phil Morris played Johnny Cochrane lookalike Jackie Chiles in six episodes (including the finale) of what series?
Trivia Question #160: What is the most common street name for 3-4 methylenedioxymethamphetamine, or MDMA, for short?
Trivia Question #161: On February 22, 1980, Mike Eruzione scored the winning goal for what team?
Trivia Question #162: What will you find at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue, Constitution Avenue and Independence Avenue in Washington, D.C.?
Trivia Question #163: White gold is made by adding what element to gold?
Trivia Question #164: What were the Hardy boys' first names?
Trivia Question #165: What Asian country's flag looks like the United States' flag, except that it has a star and crescent instead of 50 stars?
Trivia Question #166: What is the largest lake in the world?
Trivia Question #167: On TV, what was the last name of the crime-fighting duo of AJ and Rick?
Trivia Question #168: What was the first synthetic plastic?
Trivia Question #169: What is the word for a grouping of ponies?
Trivia Question #170: The 1993 discovery of the first Bambiraptor feinbergi fossil supported the theory that dinosaurs and birds are related. Who found the Bambiraptor?
Trivia Question #171: Per the title of his best-selling book, where did the Rev. Robert Fulghum learn everything he really needed to know?
Trivia Question #172: What Wizard of Menlo Park once said, "I am proud of the fact that I never invented weapons to kill"?
Trivia Question #173: What city's team was called the Alleghenies before being accused of "pirating" another team's player in 1890?
Trivia Question #174: What would you do if I sang out of tune? What TV show was set at Robert F. Kennedy Junior High?
Trivia Question #175: As of 2002, what state sends the most people to Congress and has the most electoral votes?
Trivia Question #176: How many legs does a nematode have?
Trivia Question #177: In the third century BC, which of these things did Eratosthenes do a surprisingly good job of measuring?
Trivia Question #178: Which of these people did not design a typeface, isn't even a real person, but does suggest a san serif typeface?
Trivia Question #179: What rock star is ... or was ... Jimmy Swaggart's cousin?
Trivia Question #180: Which of these museums was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and is notable for its lack of separate floor levels?
Trivia Question #181: Who wrote: "Ultimately, literature is nothing but carpentry. With both you are working with reality, a material just as hard as wood."
Trivia Question #182: The military kept polytetrafluoroethylene secret until after the war. What is it?
Trivia Question #183: Where were the Elgin Marbles before they ended up in the British Museum?
Trivia Question #184: What did Joseph Gayetty invent in 1857?
Trivia Question #185: In Newfoundland, what is brewis?
Trivia Question #186: Who once fell into the well?
Trivia Question #187: In an endlessly annoying series of ads, Jared Fogle was shown losing 245 pounds by eating exclusively at what fast-food chain?
Trivia Question #188: Where does the famous 'Orient Express' end its up it's run starting from Istanbul?
Trivia Question #189: Who was the first U.S. president born as a citizen in what was officially called the United States of America?
Trivia Question #190: In 2000, what U.S. state became the first to recognize gay marriages?
Trivia Question #191: Found more or less along the 180th meridian, the International Date Line cuts through which ocean?
Trivia Question #192: Pick the musical term for "Detached":
Trivia Question #193: In 1984, Michael Jackson's hair caught fire while filming an ad. In 1989, Madonna was dropped from an ad after the song in the ad appeared in a controversial video. Both ads were for which company?
Trivia Question #194: At which Olympics did Sugar Ray Leonard win a gold medal?
Trivia Question #195: Where is the island of Celebes?
Trivia Question #196: Where are the Prince Edward Islands?
Trivia Question #197: This narrow strait is the only link between the Black Sea and the Mediterranean Ocean:
Trivia Question #198: Who was the first non-American to become world heavyweight boxing champion?
Trivia Question #199: In 1932, San Antonio ice cream entrepreneur Elmer Doolin paid a Mexican border cafe cook $100 for a recipe to what product?
Trivia Question #200: Central America consists of all the countries between Mexico and Colombia. How many countries are there?
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