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Trivia Question #1: What organ's two halves are connected by a bridge of nerve tissue called the corpus callosum?
Trivia Question #2: Who was the author of the book "Don Quixote"?
Trivia Question #3: Which of the following fantasies does Bart Simpson not have?
Trivia Question #4: Pick the company that has the slogan "We Make Money The Old-fashioned Way. We Earn It."
Trivia Question #5: Which actor's brother became the first Canadian-born governor general of Canada?
Trivia Question #6: Which president saved scores of lives while working as a life guard?
Trivia Question #7: Define this musical term: "EN DEHORS":
Trivia Question #8: Which Star Trek alumnus directed "Three Men and a Baby"?
Trivia Question #9: One BTU will raise the temperature of how much water from 63 degrees F to 64 degrees F?
Trivia Question #10: This R&B diva, known to many as "Lady Soul," began her singing career with her fatherís gospel choir in the Detroit church where he was pastor.
Trivia Question #11: Machinima is cinema created entirely using technology you'd encounter somewhere else. Where?
Trivia Question #12: These music terms are all defined correctly except for:
Trivia Question #13: Of which American agency was R. Sargent Shriver the first director?
Trivia Question #14: Who was the first golfer to win four major titles, what we now call the Grand Slam?
Trivia Question #15: Gino's Pizza offers your choice of a 20-inch pizza or two 10-inch pizzas. Which is the better buy?
Trivia Question #16: Which of these countries gained its independence first?
Trivia Question #17: What fishing town, best known for wine, is sometimes used as France's backup capital city in wartime?
Trivia Question #18: The firmament is an archaic word for the earth's:
Trivia Question #19: In what sport did Eric Heiden win five gold medals at Lake Placid?
Trivia Question #20: In the 1990s, soccer legend Pele was the Minister of Sports in what country?
Trivia Question #21: Once called the Mother Road, Route 66 connected what two cities?
Trivia Question #22: Name the religious shrine located at Mecca.
Trivia Question #23: Who was the long-range World War I German cannon Big Bertha named for?
Trivia Question #24: Pilgarlic was British slang for "peeled garlic." If you're pilgarlic, what are you?
Trivia Question #25: In 1986, Burroughs merged with Sperry. What was the new company called?
Trivia Question #26: In which country's mythology does a hero named Cuchulain appear?
Trivia Question #27: In 1652, where did Dutch East India Company official Jan van Riebeeck establish the first European settlement in South Africa?
Trivia Question #28: If you were tortured by this subject in high school, you can blame Isaac Newton and Gottfried Leibnitz, who share the credit for inventing it. What subject is this?
Trivia Question #29: You may know that Green Bay won the first Super Bowl, but whom did they beat?
Trivia Question #30: What is at the center of Kenya's flag?
Trivia Question #31: At the 1936 Olympics, Jesse Owens humiliated one Adolf while wearing shoes made by another. What brand of shoes did Adolf Dassler put on Jesse Owens' feet?
Trivia Question #32: Hard red, soft white and durum are classes of:
Trivia Question #33: Kalimantan is the southern three-quarters of which island?
Trivia Question #34: Who was the author of the book "Midnight's Children"?
Trivia Question #35: What is the word for a grouping of teal?
Trivia Question #36: In the song "Twelve Days of Christmas," which of these things come in the greatest numbers?
Trivia Question #37: Doug Kenney and Rob Hoffman worked together at the Harvard Lampoon. In 1970, what humor magazine did they found with Henry Beard?
Trivia Question #38: Who wrote: "There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so."
Trivia Question #39: Originally called Terra da Vera Cruz, what country was renamed for a tropical tree of the genus Caesalapinia?
Trivia Question #40: What "great white hope" managed to KO Jack Johnson in a 1915 Havana bout that went 26 rounds?
Trivia Question #41: How long was the Berlin wall?
Trivia Question #42: What is the word for a grouping of vipers?
Trivia Question #43: In Spanish, this word originally meant a knot of wood, or wood with a rough surface. Cowboys adopted it for half-tamed horses. What is the word?
Trivia Question #44: Which president campaigned to the tune of "Happy Days Are Here Again"?
Trivia Question #45: Which of the following series was NOT a spin-off of an earlier television show?
Trivia Question #46: With what country was General Mountbatten associated with?
Trivia Question #47: Whose next-to-last movie, "The Swan," was about a princess in love with a commoner?
Trivia Question #48: Somebody who studies limnology is interested in all things lacustrine. What does limnology study?
Trivia Question #49: What country is just 90 miles away from Key West, Florida?
Trivia Question #50: What group did Stephen Stills leave to form Crosby, Stills & Nash?
Trivia Question #51: Which of these animals is dangerous even before it is born?
Trivia Question #52: In 1990, who knocked out the previously undefeated Mike Tyson?
Trivia Question #53: What city, once the capital of the Turkish province of West Algeria, shares its name with a cosmetic product?
Trivia Question #54: What does a speleologist study?
Trivia Question #55: One of my daughters posed nude in Playboy and one of my sons joined the Joffrey Ballet Company. Who am I?
Trivia Question #56: What is the official language of Ethiopia?
Trivia Question #57: Who in 1994 released "Muse Sick-N-Our Mess Age"?
Trivia Question #58: Which president would retreat to the Prairie Chapel Ranch in Crawford, Texas?
Trivia Question #59: What First Lady of Song shattered glass in those Memorex commercials?
Trivia Question #60: As Colonel Tom Parker, an illegal Dutch immigrant named Cornelius van Kiujk became whose manager?
Trivia Question #61: In 1954, what was Australia's John Landy the second person to do?
Trivia Question #62: Who recorded "Lay Down Sally" in 1978?
Trivia Question #63: Which type of character did Melina Mercouri play in "Never on a Sunday"?
Trivia Question #64: Pick the date this occurred: British Re-capture Benghazi.
Trivia Question #65: Pete Rose was banned for betting on baseball games by which baseball commissioner?
Trivia Question #66: Which element was called "brimstone" in Genesis?
Trivia Question #67: Which is the only member country that cannot sit on the U.N. Security Council?
Trivia Question #68: Who was the first Beatle to record outside the band?
Trivia Question #69: Wilhelm Konrad von Roentgen is best known as the discoverer of:
Trivia Question #70: Who was the only president to grow up with a language other than English as his mother tongue?
Trivia Question #71: According to European legend, who died heroically at the Roncesvalles Pass in the Pyrenees?
Trivia Question #72: In 1921's "Psychological Types," what Swiss psychiatrist came up with the idea that we're either extroverts or introverts?
Trivia Question #73: In 2002, Newfoundland changed its postal abbreviation to NL. What had it been before?
Trivia Question #74: What are Einstein on the Beach, Satyagraha, Akhnaten and The Voyage?
Trivia Question #75: One of the most enduring campaign promises of all time was this president's "A chicken in every pot and a car in every garage."?
Trivia Question #76: Which of these rivers flows through Rome?
Trivia Question #77: In British nobility, what rank falls between viscount and marquis?
Trivia Question #78: What was the first city to grow to one million people?
Trivia Question #79: Define this musical term: "COME SOPRA":
Trivia Question #80: ________ percent of the weight of water is made up from oxygen.
Trivia Question #81: Studies show that 80 percent of the world's population wears shoes made in what country?
Trivia Question #82: If a doctor is prodding you with an otoscope, what part of your body is she looking at?
Trivia Question #83: Which Renaissance artist, a favorite of the Medici, was known for his mythological scenes, such as "Spring" and "Birth of Venus"?
Trivia Question #84: Which unusual "instruments" are used to perform John Cage's composition "Imaginary Landscape No. 4"?
Trivia Question #85: This book-turned-Broadway musical was a notorious flop:
Trivia Question #86: What direction should your jet travel if you want to land somewhere "yesterday"?
Trivia Question #87: The fabled Dallas Cowboy joined the NFL in 1960. How many games did they win in their first season?
Trivia Question #88: Pick the company that has the slogan "Take Comfort In Our Strength."
Trivia Question #89: Ingrid Bergman won Oscars three times. Which of these movies did not win her an Academy Award?
Trivia Question #90: An American architect designed the urban plan for ________, the capital of Australia.
Trivia Question #91: What Canadian city is called the Big Smoke?
Trivia Question #92: A White House question. What shape are the president's office, the Blue Room and the Diplomatic Reception Room?
Trivia Question #93: On what TV show would a stuffed duck drop from the ceiling with $100 if you said the secret word?
Trivia Question #94: Jonas Salk developed a vaccine for what disease?
Trivia Question #95: Today, it costs pennies, but on October 29, 1945, what new invention cost writers $12.50?
Trivia Question #96: Which Mexican state is most directly south of Arizona?
Trivia Question #97: They said that Tex Ritter was America's Favorite Cowboy. But his son became even more famous on a 1970s sitcom. Which one?
Trivia Question #98: The number of protons in the nucleus of an atom is known as what?
Trivia Question #99: The African nation of Tanzania includes this well-known island:
Trivia Question #100: For nearly 30 years, the Brandenburg Gate, sitting in Pariser Platz, was inaccessible. Why?
Trivia Question #101: Named for the Latin word for "flute," where would you find your tibia?
Trivia Question #102: Pick the company that has the slogan "The Ultimate Driving Machine."
Trivia Question #103: When right-handed Gary Cooper played a left-handed hitter, his scenes were filmed with mirror-image uniforms and Cooper ran to third instead of first. Who was the player?
Trivia Question #104: On which night of the year did George Washington cross the Delaware?
Trivia Question #105: You would think everything in hockey is icing, but what is icing specifically?
Trivia Question #106: Plum sauce is also known by what avian name?
Trivia Question #107: Pick the musical term for "Hammered out":
Trivia Question #108: Which film does not center on a horse?
Trivia Question #109: Who was the first president to become president by succession on the death of his predecessor?
Trivia Question #110: Dutch physicist Dirk Coster and Hungarian chemist Georg von Hevesy named element #72 for the city in which they discovered it, a world capital which neither of them were from. What city used to be Hafnia?
Trivia Question #111: What were Mohandas Gandhi's brahmacharya experiments?
Trivia Question #112: Pick the musical term for "In a like manner":
Trivia Question #113: The French artist Cesar became known for his "compression sculptures." Of what were they made?
Trivia Question #114: The first person to be boycotted was Charles C. Boycott, an estate agent in County Mayo in what country?
Trivia Question #115: How much did it cost for Lisa Simpson to enter the Little Miss Springfield contest?
Trivia Question #116: Where was Yoko Ono born?
Trivia Question #117: What is strange about Delaware's northern border?
Trivia Question #118: If you were traveling on the Appian Way, you'd be on the oldest highway in what ancient empire?
Trivia Question #119: In the 1990s, an influx of tourists started arriving at Jan Smuts International Airport, near what city?
Trivia Question #120: Georges Simenon wrote such books as "Patience of Maigret" and "Maigret Hesitates." Who was Maigret?
Trivia Question #121: What was the group Chicago originally known as?
Trivia Question #122: The islands of Hudson Bay belong to which Canadian province or territory?
Trivia Question #123: "Another Woman," "September" and "Interiors" are solemn films made by this comedic talent:
Trivia Question #124: When King Arthur wed Queen Guinevere, he received this celebrated gift:
Trivia Question #125: Toad the Wet Sprocket got its name from a Monty Python skit. But what was Toad the Wet Sprocket?
Trivia Question #126: What object, once called the French Blue but now named for Henry Thomas Hope, has been at the Smithsonian since 1958?
Trivia Question #127: Which famous person listed was not a vegetarian?
Trivia Question #128: Where did guacamole originate?
Trivia Question #129: Which of the following languages is not considered a Celtic language?
Trivia Question #130: Who wrote "The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire"?
Trivia Question #131: Which president was nicknamed "Tippecanoe"?
Trivia Question #132: Roughly how many oysters, on average, would you have to search through before you found a pearl?
Trivia Question #133: Where is the complex known as Peachtree Center, where local architect John Portman's Hyatt Regency opened in 1966?
Trivia Question #134: What Beatles song includes snippets from Le Marseillaise, In the Mood, Greensleeves, their own She Loves You and even a little Bach?
Trivia Question #135: This type of poem became popular in the mid 19th century:
Trivia Question #136: Who wrote: "We are advertis'd by our loving friends."
Trivia Question #137: Of which Greek god is Mercury a counterpart?
Trivia Question #138: This is ground control. Who is the astronaut in David Bowie's "Space Oddity"?
Trivia Question #139: Who wrote: "Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture with creeping."
Trivia Question #140: Which writer vanished (temporarily) on December 3, 1926?
Trivia Question #141: Remember records? How many grooves are there on both sides of a 33 RPM vinyl record with 10 songs?
Trivia Question #142: In which Olympic city would you find one of Japan's oldest statues of Buddha, at the Zenko Temple?
Trivia Question #143: Che Guevara had dysmusia. Which of these things was a problem for Che?
Trivia Question #144: Who wrote: "Beware the ides of March."
Trivia Question #145: Who sang the theme song for the 1992 movie The Crying Game?
Trivia Question #146: Had Genoa not handed this island over to France in 1768, Napoleon would have been born an Italian the next year. What island is this?
Trivia Question #147: When did Page and Plant play Knebworth again after their 1979 gig with Zep?
Trivia Question #148: During which decade did flappers dance the Charleston?
Trivia Question #149: What New Orleans word comes from the Spanish words for "the gift" and may have even older Aboriginal origins?
Trivia Question #150: When the British left Aden, they left behind what became the Arab world's only avowedly Marxist state. What was it?
Trivia Question #151: How many times did Led Zeppelin play at the "Bath Blues and Progressive Music Festival"?
Trivia Question #152: It is said that the leaves of Populus euphratica tremble because the tree's wood was used for the cross on which Jesus was crucified. What tree is this?
Trivia Question #153: How much do the ashes of an average person weigh after cremation?
Trivia Question #154: Who was Time's first female Man of the Year?
Trivia Question #155: At the Seoul Olympics, Kristin Otto became the first woman to win six gold medals at a single Olympics. In what sport?
Trivia Question #156: Who won the Wimbledon tennis grand slam for men in 1974 and 1982?
Trivia Question #157: As the name suggests, how would a Japanese kill himself if he commits hari-kari?
Trivia Question #158: In Fantastic Four #52, Marvel Comics introduced its first black hero. Who was he?
Trivia Question #159: What is the last letter in the 12-letter Hawaiian alphabet?
Trivia Question #160: In the military, a newly enlisted soldier is typically called what?
Trivia Question #161: Who wrote: "Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must."
Trivia Question #162: If the US bicentennial was in 1976, when was its sesquicentennial?
Trivia Question #163: What crop are bobolinks known for eating in the southern United States?
Trivia Question #164: Appropriately enough, since he "built" it, who laid in state at Yankee Stadium after he died on August 16, 1948?
Trivia Question #165: What car company started out in 1921 as the Swallow Sidecar Company, which made sidecars for motorcycles?
Trivia Question #166: What mountain range did Hannibal Cross in 218 B.C.?
Trivia Question #167: Who wrote the first version of "The Barber of Seville"?
Trivia Question #168: Define this musical term: "PRETISSIMO":
Trivia Question #169: The best way to achieve a high level of "evolutionary fitness" is:
Trivia Question #170: Where would you find the Maldives, an island nation endangered by rising oceans?
Trivia Question #171: What country is credited with the invention of the toothbrush?
Trivia Question #172: What is usually considered to be the only "white meat" tuna?
Trivia Question #173: Who was the first U.S. President to win the Nobel Peace Prize?
Trivia Question #174: Who wrote "The Last of the Mohicans"?
Trivia Question #175: Which of these books by Dr. Seuss was written for adults?
Trivia Question #176: Dictamnus albus, also known as the fraxinella or dittany, is the scientific name for something that might be in Exodus 3:2. What?
Trivia Question #177: In French, "a la hongroise" means "Hungarian style." In food, what does "a la hongroise" mean?
Trivia Question #178: Which is furthest south?
Trivia Question #179: Who wrote "Tears in Heaven" for his son Connor, who fell to his death out a window?
Trivia Question #180: What does a Canadian mean when she mentions something called "zed"?
Trivia Question #181: Pick the musical term for "But":
Trivia Question #182: On which of these days is there nothing but night and no sunshine at all in the Arctic?
Trivia Question #183: What do "Audrey Rose," "The Bad Seed" and "It's Alive" have in common?
Trivia Question #184: Who controls the Madeira and Azores Islands?
Trivia Question #185: Born in Gori, Georgia, who studied to be a priest before turning to politics?
Trivia Question #186: How did "Colonel" Edwin Drake change Pennsylvanian, and Middle Eastern, history in 1859?
Trivia Question #187: Although flocks of them once darkened the skies, the last of what bird died in 1914 in the Cincinnati Zoo?
Trivia Question #188: Cold Canada rejected a chance in 1974 to annex what warm territory just south of the Bahamas?
Trivia Question #189: How many calories does a passionate kiss burn?
Trivia Question #190: In 1969, Rosie Douglas trashed a Montreal university computer center, but he eventually became which country's prime minister?
Trivia Question #191: Many of Dick Francis's books rely on his expertise in what previous occupation?
Trivia Question #192: Which country built the Maginot Line during World War II?
Trivia Question #193: Who has lived in Apartment 3-D at 344 Clinton Street in Metropolis?
Trivia Question #194: What was unusual about a highlander named Duncan MacLeod, who was born on the banks of Scotland's Loch Shiel in 1592?
Trivia Question #195: Although in "Rain Man," they said this Australian airline never crashes, it did crash land in Bangkok in 1999. What is it?
Trivia Question #196: Which state is fourth largest in population?
Trivia Question #197: This is easier than it seems. What restaurant chain did Glen Bell launch on March 21, 1962, in Downey, California?
Trivia Question #198: Pick the company that has the slogan "The Beauty Of All-Wheel Drive."
Trivia Question #199: Which country was ruled by the Merovingian dynasty?
Trivia Question #200: How many episodes of the original "Star Trek" were filmed (not counting the pilot, which featured a different cast)?
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