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Trivia Question #1: What does an EEG measure?
Trivia Question #2: What city produced both Eminem and Kid Rock, as well as a flock of neo-garage bands, such as the White Stripes?
Trivia Question #3: Which of these astronomical events lasts approximately eleven Earth years?
Trivia Question #4: Which of these musicals did Andrew Lloyd Weber write first?
Trivia Question #5: Which South American country is the only one that has territory below sea level?
Trivia Question #6: Which group had the #1 hit "Monday, Monday"?
Trivia Question #7: How does the ISO number classify the film you buy for your camera?
Trivia Question #8: In Japan, what is a "bonsai"?
Trivia Question #9: Who wrote: "He hath eaten me out of house and home."
Trivia Question #10: In what song did Darlene Love's heart stand still after she met Bill on a Monday?
Trivia Question #11: Which of these is the name, not of a character in "Reservoir Dogs," but of a suspect in Clue?
Trivia Question #12: In 2002, Larry Campbell was elected mayor of Vancouver. Previously, the coroner was best known for inspiring what TV series?
Trivia Question #13: Up to and including the 1998 games, what country has won the most Winter Olympic medals?
Trivia Question #14: What nationality was children's author Hans Christian Andersen?
Trivia Question #15: Who was the first president to have a telephone in the White House?
Trivia Question #16: How many carats are there in the Hope Diamond?
Trivia Question #17: By what name are love apples better known?
Trivia Question #18: Define this musical term: "MARTELLATO":
Trivia Question #19: Which herb seed can be either black or white, and yields an oil that resists turning rancid?
Trivia Question #20: In which country was an American teen caned in 1994 for vandalizing an automobile?
Trivia Question #21: Which country is incorrectly matched with its capital city?
Trivia Question #22: In terms of land area, what is the largest country in Africa?
Trivia Question #23: Which country blocked Britain's entry into the Common Market in 1967?
Trivia Question #24: "Dead Souls" is the best-known work of this Russian master of the grotesque:
Trivia Question #25: Which baseball team has played its home games at Wrigley Field?
Trivia Question #26: Who was wearing a white thong bikini when she married Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee on a Cancun beach in 1995?
Trivia Question #27: Where was the turkey probably domesticated?
Trivia Question #28: With a little help from Napoleon, when did the French invade Egypt?
Trivia Question #29: Also known as the mandarin orange, what citrus fruit was named for an ancient city in Morocco?
Trivia Question #30: Scientists today estimate that the universe began with the big bang, approximately _______ years ago.
Trivia Question #31: What food is traditionally served during Christmas festivities in Japan?
Trivia Question #32: On what day of the week are US presidential elections held?
Trivia Question #33: Where does the line of longitude at 100° west, which usually separates the dry west from the humid east in the U.S., run through?
Trivia Question #34: Octave Cremazie is known as the father of _______ .
Trivia Question #35: Who is the only safety to win the Pete Rozelle Award for MVP in the Super Bowl?
Trivia Question #36: As of 2002, what is the only country outside Europe or North America to have hosted the Winter Olympics?
Trivia Question #37: What prime minister did Colm Feore play in a 2002 TV mini-series?
Trivia Question #38: Capable of 60-mile-per-hour bursts of speed, what is the world's fastest land animal over short distances?
Trivia Question #39: Where and when did Euripides live?
Trivia Question #40: In 1910, British missionaries first sent kiwi seeds from China's Yangtze Valley to what country, whose people are known now as kiwis?
Trivia Question #41: The United States attacked this country in 1991, and Israel attacked it in 1981 ________.
Trivia Question #42: What band is it: Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts?
Trivia Question #43: Strictly speaking, it wasn't Christopher Columbus who discovered the New World, but his lookout, Rodrigo de Triana. What ship was he on?
Trivia Question #44: In which state did the Trail of Tears begin in 1838, despite a Supreme Court ruling that said this state had no jurisdiction over the Cherokee?
Trivia Question #45: As we all learned from the title of the Crosbie, Stills, Nash and Young song, where is Kent State, site of a 1970 National Guard shooting of four students?
Trivia Question #46: Who wrote "Buddenbrooks: The Decline of a Family"?
Trivia Question #47: Define this musical term: "EIN WENIG":
Trivia Question #48: Who was a two-time governor of Kentucky and the 2nd commissioner of baseball?
Trivia Question #49: Pick the company that has the slogan "Life On Land Is Dry."
Trivia Question #50: Who wrote: "Don't talk to me of your Archimedes' lever. He was an absentminded person with a mathematical imagination. Mathematics commands all my respect, but I have no use for engines."
Trivia Question #51: What is the horn of a rhinoceros made of?
Trivia Question #52: In what country is the monarch also known as the Keeper of the 24 Golden Umbrellas?
Trivia Question #53: Kinetic energy is:
Trivia Question #54: The Capulets and the Montagues are the feuding families in:
Trivia Question #55: Excluding enclaves, which country has the greatest number of countries on its land boundaries?
Trivia Question #56: Because his daughter Linda had to go an extra 14 blocks to get to her segregated school, Oliver Brown filed suit against the segregation policies of what city's board of education?
Trivia Question #57: Which group had the number one hits "Horse with No Name" and "Sister Golden Hair"?
Trivia Question #58: Pick the company that has the slogan "What Can We Build Your's To Do?"
Trivia Question #59: In what year was the Suez Canal opened?
Trivia Question #60: When would you find yourself taking a polygraph?
Trivia Question #61: In modern times, which European monarch ruled longest, a staggering 72 years?
Trivia Question #62: In 1928, coach Lester Patrick had to play goal (and had 18 saves) for what team when Lorne Chabot was knocked unconscious?
Trivia Question #63: What does a drink of sarsaparilla taste like?
Trivia Question #64: What led to Frank Grime's death?
Trivia Question #65: Margo St. James founded COYOTE (Call Off Your Tired Ethics) to help people in what occupation?
Trivia Question #66: What Spanish rice dish includes meat, seafood, veggies and almost anything else?
Trivia Question #67: How many wisdom teeth does the average adult have?
Trivia Question #68: Hawaii was once named by James Cook for an English earl who gave his name to an item of food. What was it called?
Trivia Question #69: Which movie star was born Michel Shahoub in Alexandria, Egypt?
Trivia Question #70: In the 1780s, what group of Massachusetts residents revolted during Shay's Rebellion?
Trivia Question #71: What religion was founded by Mary Baker Eddy?
Trivia Question #72: Define this musical term: "TRIONFALE (TRIONFANTE, TROPPO)":
Trivia Question #73: This was the first successfully answered million-dollar question on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire." Which American president appeared on the TV show "Laugh-In"?
Trivia Question #74: In 1989, what became the first TV series to feature a regular cast member who had Down's Syndrome?
Trivia Question #75: The orange-flavored liqueur Curacao is named for a Dutch-run island in what part of the world?
Trivia Question #76: Which country reports the most heliports?
Trivia Question #77: What city's Penn Station was modeled for Rome's Caracalla baths?
Trivia Question #78: Who wrote "Pygmalion"?
Trivia Question #79: The Place de la Concorde is at the eastern end of the Champs Elysees. What's on the western end?
Trivia Question #80: If you are drinking Chardonnay, which of these foods would be the best match?
Trivia Question #81: Originally a Portuguese instrument called the machada, what instrument gets its name from the Hawaiian for "little flea," for the speed with which its played?
Trivia Question #82: Originally called the Red Stockings, what team became the first to go pro, back in 1869?
Trivia Question #83: Which cocktail is made by stirring half an ounce of benedictine with half an ounce of brandy?
Trivia Question #84: In 1961, some 116,000 visitors to Museum of Modern Art failed to notice that "Le Bateau" had been hung upside down. Who painted it?
Trivia Question #85: How many rooms are there in the board game "Clue"?
Trivia Question #86: Which two countries signed an accord at Camp David in 1978 that led to peace between them?
Trivia Question #87: What percentage of all forms of life that have existed on Earth are now extinct?
Trivia Question #88: Who appeared as an Elvis impersonator on the final episode of "The Golden Girls"?
Trivia Question #89: Which president said, "There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still."?
Trivia Question #90: U.S. Patent #D219,584 was issued for a bucket seat invented by what Hollywood star and part-time speed racer?
Trivia Question #91: Who was the author of the book "Trilogy: Molloy, Malone Dies, The Unnamable"?
Trivia Question #92: During what two months of the year are more people born than at any other time of the year?
Trivia Question #93: One F equals 96,500 coulombs, and it takes that much electricity to make 1 mole of a substance. What does the F stand for?
Trivia Question #94: What does a cartwright, or more specifically a wainwright, build?
Trivia Question #95: During World War II, King George gave which entire island the George Cross for withstanding heavy German bombing?
Trivia Question #96: Ace produced a pirate paperback version of whose "Lord of the Rings"?
Trivia Question #97: Who served as chairman of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports from 1990 to 1994?
Trivia Question #98: The New York Yankees won the World Series more years in a row than any other team. How long was their longest streak?
Trivia Question #99: The Americans have won the most Nobel Prizes. People from which country have won the second most?
Trivia Question #100: Who wrote: "A book must be the ax for the frozen sea within us."
Trivia Question #101: Everyone knows the field of play is 100 yards wide from goal line to goal line and a total of 120 yards wide from end zone to end zone. How wide is it?
Trivia Question #102: A souped-up black Lincoln Continental became the main conveyance of what superhero played by Adam West?
Trivia Question #103: What is the IQ of character Martin Prince?
Trivia Question #104: The first Democrat elected president after the Civil War, who was the only president to serve two non-consecutive terms?
Trivia Question #105: Who wrote "This Side of Paradise"?
Trivia Question #106: Amelia Earhart vanished while trying to fly around the world. In which ocean did she disappear?
Trivia Question #107: In 1892, 15-year-old Annie Moore became the first immigrant processed at Ellis Island. What country was she from?
Trivia Question #108: According to Dorothy Parker's "News Item," "Men don't make passes at women who" do what?
Trivia Question #109: What problem are you enduring if you're suffering from graphospasm?
Trivia Question #110: After defying the Soviet Union, Alexander Dubcek went from being which country's party secretary to its its forestry minister?
Trivia Question #111: The Ogino-Knaus method is the only one approved by the Catholic Church. To do what?
Trivia Question #112: What was the name of the tough-as-nails detective created by Mickey Spillane?
Trivia Question #113: Which actress is a fictional character?
Trivia Question #114: On March 22, 1980, Pink Floyd's "Dark Side Of The Moon" finally eclipsed which Carole King album as the longest surviving on the Billboard top 100?
Trivia Question #115: What type of dog is an Irish setter?
Trivia Question #116: Who shocked Rome by massacring its soldiers at the Battle of Cannae?
Trivia Question #117: Who was the author of the book "Lolita"?
Trivia Question #118: In what movie does Neo have to choose between a blue pill that wakes him up and a red pill that takes him further down down the rabbit hole into Wonderland?
Trivia Question #119: Suffering from Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome, Casey Martin fought which sport's authorities in the Supreme Court?
Trivia Question #120: After 15 seasons as a major league catcher, who became a spy who once assessed killing Werner Heisenberg?
Trivia Question #121: In Animal Farm, who periodically changed the Animal Farm commandments to suit the pig's wishes?
Trivia Question #122: Who wrote the song that gave the Rolling Stones their name?
Trivia Question #123: Which "Double Indemnity" actress was born Ruby Stevens in 1907?
Trivia Question #124: Why did William Joyce become known as Lord Haw Haw?
Trivia Question #125: The average silverback gorilla's is two inches. The average human male's is six inches. What is it?
Trivia Question #126: What was the name of Queen Victoria's husband?
Trivia Question #127: Because of its resemblance to an instrument Orpheus actually played, what instrument is the first heard in Stravinsky's "Orpheus" and the second heard in Liszt's version?
Trivia Question #128: Which song: "We just have to face it, this time we're through"?
Trivia Question #129: This term describes the unswerving and unquenchable will to possess all knowledge:
Trivia Question #130: What would a falconry buff use a rufter for?
Trivia Question #131: The KGB was actually the Komitet gosudarstvennoy bezopasnosti. What does this mean in English?
Trivia Question #132: What song was on the B side of We Can Work It Out?
Trivia Question #133: In 1992, Virginia Congressman Frederick Boucher proposed a bill that had dramatic results. What did this bill do?
Trivia Question #134: Before the euro came along, in what country would you have spent your drachmas?
Trivia Question #135: Created by Clive Cussler, Dirk Pitt made his fictional mark in what occupation?
Trivia Question #136: Although he was born in Fairfield, Vermont, rumors swirled that which president was actually born in Canada?
Trivia Question #137: Vindaloo is ultimately derived from words meaning "wine of garlic" in what language?
Trivia Question #138: Pick the date this occurred: Brazil declares war on Germany and Italy.
Trivia Question #139: As the 130 million Americans who watch every year on TV can tell you, when is the Super Bowl played?
Trivia Question #140: Pick the company that has the slogan "These Are The Days."
Trivia Question #141: Which state is the setting for such John Steinbeck novels as "East of Eden"?
Trivia Question #142: In the Bible, only two animals speak to humans. One is Balaam's ass, in Numbers 22:28. What is the other?
Trivia Question #143: Pick the company that has the slogan "The Right Way To Invest."
Trivia Question #144: How many sheets of paper are there in a ream?
Trivia Question #145: A solution of a medicinal substance in alcohol is called a:
Trivia Question #146: Which U.S. statesman, who ran unsuccessfully for the presidency in 1824, was nicknamed "The Great Pacificator" and "The Great Compromiser"?
Trivia Question #147: What Wild West legend claimed to have been General Custer's scout and Wild Bill Hickok's lover?
Trivia Question #148: Who is the only president to serve in both the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812?
Trivia Question #149: Columbus named his landfall San Salvador, but nobody knows where it is. Likely candidates include Watlings Island and Samana Bay, but of which are in what country?
Trivia Question #150: Which fingernail grows fastest on a human hand?
Trivia Question #151: What is the first civilization known to have domesticated cats (or to be domesticated BY cats, as the case may be)?
Trivia Question #152: Pick the company that has the slogan "Personal Post Office Mailing Made Simple."
Trivia Question #153: On which ship was Charles Darwin working when he developed his theory of evolution?
Trivia Question #154: Pick the company that has the slogan "We Deliver."
Trivia Question #155: Which of these languages is mostly Dutch, with bits of English thrown in?
Trivia Question #156: Mary Shelley's famous monster book is ...?
Trivia Question #157: In what year were stereo LPs introduced?
Trivia Question #158: What is the longest river in Asia?
Trivia Question #159: What Al Pacino movie set a record by using the word "fuck" 206 times?
Trivia Question #160: What is the most popular religion in Nigeria?
Trivia Question #161: With a name meaning "the island" in Arabic, what is al-Jazeera's nickname in English?
Trivia Question #162: What was Marge's last name before she was married?
Trivia Question #163: The key that sits roughly at the middle of a standard piano keyboard is commonly called "middle" what?
Trivia Question #164: Pick the date this occurred: US invades Okinawa.
Trivia Question #165: Which of these actors did not have a role in the movie "Glengarry Glen Ross"?
Trivia Question #166: Which African country's capital used to Lagos, but since 1991 has been Abuja?
Trivia Question #167: Pick the date this occurred: Operation Barbarossa - Germany invades Soviet Union.
Trivia Question #168: Which economic philosopher believed that the government should not interfere in the economy?
Trivia Question #169: In 1908, what did William Knox D'arcy find in Persia?
Trivia Question #170: As of 2002, two people have won two Best Actress Award before turning 30. One is Luise Rainer. Who is the other?
Trivia Question #171: Which former child performer starred in "Lassie, Come Home" and "National Velvet"?
Trivia Question #172: A red wine made from gamay grapes grown in the Lyon region of France is:
Trivia Question #173: Alma Schindler married all but which of these arts luminaries?
Trivia Question #174: Define equivocal:
Trivia Question #175: Who wrote "Murder in the Cathedral"?
Trivia Question #176: Had she competed in Wimbledon and won, who would have won the 1991 grand slam?
Trivia Question #177: Pick the correct statement:
Trivia Question #178: Who began acting to overcome shell-shock after World War I, only to be killed in World War II, when his passenger plane was shot down?
Trivia Question #179: Who recorded "Me And Bobby McGee" in 1971?
Trivia Question #180: Henry Morton Stanley is credited with spreading sleeping sickness when he built trading posts in what part of the world?
Trivia Question #181: Also called a soul patch, what is an attilo?
Trivia Question #182: You know what I am? I'm your worst fuckin' nightmare, man. I'm a nigger with a badge. That mean I got permission to kick your fuckin' ass whenever I feel like it.
Trivia Question #183: Define this musical term: "ASSAI":
Trivia Question #184: Syzygy is the shortest word in the English language with three Y's. Who is most likely to use the word 'syzygy' in everyday conversation?
Trivia Question #185: Who was known as the Blue-Eyed Sheikh?
Trivia Question #186: What was Ingrid Bergman's last feature film?
Trivia Question #187: Which river flows from Mt. Hermon and empties into the Dead Sea?
Trivia Question #188: Twenty-six days after James Dean died, which of his movies had its premiere in New York City?
Trivia Question #189: In the opening, who is driving the car which nearly runs over Homer?
Trivia Question #190: The record "Something To Say" (1972) is by ________?
Trivia Question #191: Who was the author of the book "The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy"?
Trivia Question #192: Pick the word that means government should plan the economy and control industries.
Trivia Question #193: Why did Betty Williams and Mairead Corrigan win a Nobel Prize?
Trivia Question #194: Where would you find the Joseph Bonaparte Gulf and the Gulf of Carpentaria?
Trivia Question #195: How long does a U.S. patent initially last?
Trivia Question #196: In which country was tennis player Pete Sampras born?
Trivia Question #197: Who was the first president to have been a state governor?
Trivia Question #198: Who portrays NFL great Gale Sayers in the movie "Brian's Song"?
Trivia Question #199: Who wrote: "A companion's words of persuasion are effective."
Trivia Question #200: What breed of dog was Scooby Doo supposed to be?
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