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Trivia Question #1: What was Eliot Ness's profession?
Trivia Question #2: Which Pacific island country is not a member of the United Nations?
Trivia Question #3: The Treaty of Kiel in 1814 gave Norway its independence from:
Trivia Question #4: Who was nominated for an Oscar twice for playing Henry II?
Trivia Question #5: What Tennessee Williams play follows Blanche DuBois as she goes to New Orleans with her sister Stella and Stella's husband, Stanley Kowalski?
Trivia Question #6: Marni Nixon dubbed each of these actresses, except for the one she co-starred with as Sister Sophia. Who was the undubbed voice?
Trivia Question #7: In 1960, which rock star died in the same car crash that banged up Gene Vincent?
Trivia Question #8: Define this musical term: "MANCANDO":
Trivia Question #9: Pick the company that has the slogan "We Bring Good Things To Life."
Trivia Question #10: Since 1971, who has been a professor of engineering at the University of Cincinnati and a computer company executive?
Trivia Question #11: The South suffers a huge blow as Stonewall Jackson dies from his wounds, his last words, "Let us cross over the river and rest under the shade of the trees."
Trivia Question #12: Kopi luwak coffee beans are passed through the anus of a civet. What is a civet?
Trivia Question #13: In which country is "L'Osservatore Romano" published?
Trivia Question #14: Define this musical term: "SFORZANDO (SFORZATO)":
Trivia Question #15: Which point is farthest north?
Trivia Question #16: In the 2000 movie Shaft, who portrays the title character?
Trivia Question #17: Whose siblings include Spike, Andy, Belle, Olaf, Molly, Marbles and Rover?
Trivia Question #18: Edward Jenner is credited with perfecting the:
Trivia Question #19: Naturally enough, what animals did tough man Frank Perdue raise as a boy in Maryland?
Trivia Question #20: The traditional wedding cake is said to be based on the tiered steeple of what city's St Bride's Church?
Trivia Question #21: Remember Madame Benoit's cooking show? Remember her first name?
Trivia Question #22: Which is not a fruit?
Trivia Question #23: Who recorded "Summer Breeze" in 1972?
Trivia Question #24: Which classic work is by an author whose name is unknown?
Trivia Question #25: Who was king of Britain throughout World War II?
Trivia Question #26: Who took on the Jean-Paul Belmondo role in the "Breathless," the US version of Jean-Luc Godard's "A Bout de Souffle"?
Trivia Question #27: Once the tallest office building in the world, where is the 110-story Sears Tower?
Trivia Question #28: What does metrology study?
Trivia Question #29: Who was the only president to never have an occupation outside of politics?
Trivia Question #30: What planet's moons bear such Shakespearean names as Miranda, Umbriel, Ariel, Oberon and Titania?
Trivia Question #31: How long was it after the invention of the tin can before somebody invented the can opener?
Trivia Question #32: What peachy city was once called Terminus, because of its place on the Western and Atlantic Railroad?
Trivia Question #33: Obviously knowing a thing or two, the Greeks appear to have named what body part from their word for 'key'?
Trivia Question #34: Which species of primate has the largest penis?
Trivia Question #35: The largest Olympic boycott occurred when 62 countries pulled out of which games?
Trivia Question #36: In 1973, where did Billie Jean King win $100,000 by beating Bobby Riggs?
Trivia Question #37: David Ben-Gurion was born in Poland, but which country did he lead through two wars?
Trivia Question #38: What cure for malaria do you add to soda to get tonic water?
Trivia Question #39: Which future American senator scored an NCAA-record 58 points for Princeton in a 1965 game against Wichita State?
Trivia Question #40: Which of the Seven Wonders of the World was known as the Pharos of Alexandria in Egypt?
Trivia Question #41: Which capital city has the highest elevation?
Trivia Question #42: Where are the two tallest buildings in the world located?
Trivia Question #43: Who lost the Battle of the Plains of Abraham in 1759?
Trivia Question #44: In March 1988, Harris Glenn Milstead died of a heart attack in his hotel room. By what name was he better known?
Trivia Question #45: What year did the Pilgrims first land in America?
Trivia Question #46: Australia is one of two countries to have been at every Olympic Games since 1896. What is the other?
Trivia Question #47: Russell Crowe won an Oscar for playing a Roman. But where was Russell Crowe born?
Trivia Question #48: Polyphenols prevent the oxidation of "bad" LDL cholesterol. Which of these foods does not contain these cholesterol-killing chemicals?
Trivia Question #49: Who was the author of the book "Oedipus the King"?
Trivia Question #50: What Malaysian city was founded by Chinese settlers in 1857 as a tin-mining camp?
Trivia Question #51: In which Tennessee Williams play is the hero an ex-jock?
Trivia Question #52: Passed in the 1998, the "Mickey Mouse Protection Act" was actually called the Copyright Term Extension Act and was named for what Republican?
Trivia Question #53: Remember when Marlon Brando refused his Oscar award? Who else did that in the 70's?
Trivia Question #54: What nationality was child prodigy Franz Liszt, who was able to play with glasses of water on his hands?
Trivia Question #55: What feared viral disease, now practically eradicated, caused near-panic during epidemics of the 1940s and 1950s?
Trivia Question #56: In 1941, which of Hitler's cronies parachuted into Scotland, hoping to get Britain to switch sides?
Trivia Question #57: Who wrote the play "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?"
Trivia Question #58: For 15 years, from 1719 on, James Figg was Britain's champion in what sport?
Trivia Question #59: What Woody Allen movie includes very small parts for Sigourney Weaver, Jeff Goldblum and Marshall McLuhan?
Trivia Question #60: Define this musical term: "PORTAMENTO":
Trivia Question #61: In John 11 and 12, what does Jesus do for Martha's brother Lazarus?
Trivia Question #62: What is unusual about Harrison Ford's lover in the movie "Blade Runner"?
Trivia Question #63: Which sport made Canadians Karen Magnussen, Toller Cranston, Barbara Ann Scott and Brian Orser famous?
Trivia Question #64: Before Lecil Martin became country singer Boxcar Willie, what did he do for a living?
Trivia Question #65: What Arab capital was once an important ancient city called Philadelphia?
Trivia Question #66: What number was painted on the side of Herbie the Love Bug?
Trivia Question #67: Columbus found the Western Hemisphere in 1492. When was the quinquennial of this event?
Trivia Question #68: Where would you find albumin, a simple protein containing sulfur?
Trivia Question #69: Alois Lutz, Ulrich Salchow and Axel Paulsen lent their names to jumps in what Winter Olympic sport?
Trivia Question #70: What is the more proper name for the South American ostrich?
Trivia Question #71: Consisting of the clavicle and the scapula, where would you find your pectoral girdle?
Trivia Question #72: What holiday is made up of Umoja, Kujichagulia, Ujima, Ujamaa, Nia, Kuumba and Imani?
Trivia Question #73: It seems that, of the five DNA lineages found among North American Indians, one is found in Europeans but not Asians. In which nation is this lineage usually found?
Trivia Question #74: Which country celebrates the holidays of Genshi-Sai, Constitution Day and Chrysanthemum Day?
Trivia Question #75: Pick the company that has the slogan "When You're Ready To Get Serious."
Trivia Question #76: Florida is growing fast, but what is the capital of Florida?
Trivia Question #77: What was the original home of the Chargers?
Trivia Question #78: What is the word for a grouping of lions?
Trivia Question #79: What assassin fled to Toronto with $25,000?
Trivia Question #80: Which of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse carries a set of scales?
Trivia Question #81: Oolong is not only the name of a black Chinese dragon, but also of which restaurant menu item?
Trivia Question #82: In the George Lucas movie, who or what were THX 1138 and LUH 3417?
Trivia Question #83: Although it didn't make the final cut, during the filming of "Charade," who is said to have looked into the camera and said "Judy, Judy, Judy ... There now you've got it on film!"
Trivia Question #84: Pick the company that has the slogan "It's Everywhere You Want To Be."
Trivia Question #85: Which book was published in the 19th century?
Trivia Question #86: In the Bart Gets Famous episode, Bart appears on a talk show hosted by somebody who, in real life, used to write for The Simpsons. Who is this host?
Trivia Question #87: Which Johnny Weissmuller character's yell combined a violin G-string, a hyena's howl, a dog's growl and a camel's bleat?
Trivia Question #88: What show about Steve Urkel was originally a spin-off vehicle from Perfect Strangers for elevator operator Harriette Winslow?
Trivia Question #89: Archbishop Thomas à Becket was executed under the order of which English ruler?
Trivia Question #90: Which of these golf scores is most desirable?
Trivia Question #91: Pick the musical term for "As fast as possible":
Trivia Question #92: Who came up with the first concrete?
Trivia Question #93: What are the lyrics to "Louie Louie" actually about?
Trivia Question #94: Whose presidency was marred after it was revealed that he had relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis?
Trivia Question #95: Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert were originally film critics for newspapers in what city?
Trivia Question #96: Pick the company that has the slogan "The Right Way. The _______ Way."
Trivia Question #97: Who worked on the assembly line at Kramer's Kandy Factory and as a spokesperson for Vitameatavegamin?
Trivia Question #98: Which Shakespearean play begins when Duncan condemns the Thane of Cawdor to death for treachery?
Trivia Question #99: Which of these companies has used the ad slogan, "Moving at the speed of business"?
Trivia Question #100: Whose widow filed suit against FW Murnau after he produced the 1922 film "Nosferatu"?
Trivia Question #101: The Mattachine Society was founded in California in 1951. What did it advocate?
Trivia Question #102: Who revived the soprano saxophone as a jazz instrument?
Trivia Question #103: What exotic fur is basically white weasel hair?
Trivia Question #104: Who was killed on a balcony at the Motel Lorraine in Memphis?
Trivia Question #105: You have seven bones in your neck. How many does a giraffe have?
Trivia Question #106: Alongside Finnish and Hungarian in Eastern and Northern Europe, what is the only non-Indo-European language in Western Europe?
Trivia Question #107: In January 1980, in what country's Narita International Airport was Paul McCartney caught with marijuana?
Trivia Question #108: Where was the 1970 Bath Blues and Progresive Music Festival held, where Led Zeppelin played for the second time ?
Trivia Question #109: What was Sugar Ray Leonard's real name?
Trivia Question #110: Japan finally began importing this from China in the 1100's:
Trivia Question #111: What country does a sinologist study?
Trivia Question #112: This mammal is the only one that cannot jump.
Trivia Question #113: In "Independence Day", What does Will Smith yell as he blasts off in the space ship?
Trivia Question #114: Which U.S. state has 57 average annual inches of precipitation annually, is known as the Pelican State, and had a temporary state capital of Opelousas when their regular capital was taken over during the Civil War?
Trivia Question #115: Which of the following well-known authors' names is NOT a pseudonym?
Trivia Question #116: Define this musical term: "R.H.":
Trivia Question #117: Who shot J.R.?
Trivia Question #118: What "jiggy" actor once refused to kiss another man while filming "Six Degrees of Separation"?
Trivia Question #119: Who became famous for performing "Minnie the Moocher," a song he wrote?
Trivia Question #120: As of 2000, which country has the most seats in the European Parliament?
Trivia Question #121: At any given time, what proportion of the earth is covered by clouds?
Trivia Question #122: Joey Smallwood brought what Canadian province into Confederation?
Trivia Question #123: What is the atomic number of oxygen?
Trivia Question #124: Which river drains the world's largest river basin?
Trivia Question #125: If you travel from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic through the Panama Canal, in which direction are you sailing through the canal?
Trivia Question #126: Mobster Al "Scarface" Capone is considered responsible for this criminal act:
Trivia Question #127: According to Episode #18 ("X Marks the Spot"), which TV show is located at "approximately 140° Latitude and 10° Longitude"?
Trivia Question #128: Pick the company that has the slogan "Imagine The Perfect Space."
Trivia Question #129: What is the work week in Kuwait?
Trivia Question #130: The Lions are so well known for their linebackers that which university is known as Linebacker U?
Trivia Question #131: Per the stage show, the Phantom of the Opera haunted what city's opera house?
Trivia Question #132: Pick the musical term for "Very slow, solemn":
Trivia Question #133: Who wrote "David Copperfield"?
Trivia Question #134: Who created Miss Marple?
Trivia Question #135: Occurring in the Persian Gulf, what was the world's highest recorded sea surface temperature?
Trivia Question #136: Which group was not an actual family?
Trivia Question #137: By definition, which of the following is a substance that stops the growth of germs?
Trivia Question #138: Competing for Switzerland, what Canadian singer won the 1988 Eurovision song contest by a single point?
Trivia Question #139: In the 1948 presidential election, most polls mistakenly predicted victory for Thomas Dewey over whom?
Trivia Question #140: What is it called when someone is removed from the Catholic Church?
Trivia Question #141: What is the word for a grouping of crows?
Trivia Question #142: In fencing, what is a fleche?
Trivia Question #143: The gravity on the moon is about _______ that of the gravity on Earth.
Trivia Question #144: Three generations of what family played for the Cincinnati Reds?
Trivia Question #145: What author of "The Pilgrim's Progress" was jailed for 12 years for unlicensed preaching?
Trivia Question #146: Petruchio is a character in:
Trivia Question #147: Whose grandsons founded the White Horde and the Golden Horde?
Trivia Question #148: If Puerto Rico were to become a state, when would another star be added to the American flag?
Trivia Question #149: What former presidential candidate raised eyebrows (among other things) when he endorsed Viagra?
Trivia Question #150: What is both the number of pips on a standard die and the number of letters in the Italian alphabet?
Trivia Question #151: What nickname is bestowed on Harry Angstrom in several books by John Updike?
Trivia Question #152: Gunpowder is formed after mixing charcoal, saltpeter and ________.
Trivia Question #153: In 1939, what became the only country expelled from the League of Nations for aggression?
Trivia Question #154: The TV show Married ... With Children, open with a shot of Buckingham Fountain, which is found in Grant Park in what city?
Trivia Question #155: In 1506, what did Pope Julius II ask the cantons of Zurich and Lucerne to provide for him?
Trivia Question #156: Pick the date this occurred: Saarbrucken captured by Allies.
Trivia Question #157: If you were born in Conception Bay, you'd have been conceived "around the bay" in what province?
Trivia Question #158: What is the name of Apu's store?
Trivia Question #159: What is the smallest perfect number?
Trivia Question #160: Which year was tennis player Lindsay Davenport born?
Trivia Question #161: Whose song "The Space Between" was used in the 2002 movie "Black Hawk Down"?
Trivia Question #162: What name was given to the group of authors who began meeting at 46 Gordon Square in London?
Trivia Question #163: Which American state was the first one settled by white people?
Trivia Question #164: What was the car name recommended by the design team at Powell Motors?
Trivia Question #165: Pick the date this occurred: British capture Madagascar.
Trivia Question #166: The author of "Little Lord Fauntleroy" is also the author of:
Trivia Question #167: Who usually wrote the lyrics ... Rodgers or Hammerstein?
Trivia Question #168: What German-born "Blue Angel" became a US citizen in 1939 and toured the front during World War II?
Trivia Question #169: Which treaty, drawn up at the end of World War I, did the U.S. Congress fail to ratify?
Trivia Question #170: Pick the company that has the slogan "Eternally Yours."
Trivia Question #171: Who stole the Crown Jewels in 1671?
Trivia Question #172: On the evening of December 25, 1776, General George Washington led his troops across the Delaware River and landed near _______, the town that would later become the capital of New Jersey.
Trivia Question #173: The Incas built a mountain citadel known as:
Trivia Question #174: What does Nelson win at the Family Fun Center?
Trivia Question #175: Pick the company that has the slogan "Solutions That Work."
Trivia Question #176: Which of these states did NOT join the Confederacy?
Trivia Question #177: Which Mountie convinced Sitting Bull to go back to the US and helped bring order to the Yukon Gold Rush?
Trivia Question #178: You may enjoy my diminutive cousins steamed in a little white wine and butter sauce. But I’m the granddaddy of the family, and can weigh as much as 227 kg (500 lb). Who am I?
Trivia Question #179: Who wrote: "A real gentleman, even if he loses everything he owns, must show no emotion. Money must be so far beneath a gentleman that it is hardly worth troubling about."
Trivia Question #180: Hungry for trivia? In which decade did George and Jacob Donner's party get trapped in the Sierra Nevada?
Trivia Question #181: Some 300,000 Acadians, distant cousins of Louisiana's Cajuns, reside here:
Trivia Question #182: If your new best friend is a limnologist, what does he study?
Trivia Question #183: Leo Tolstoy nearly called "War and Peace" by a name shared by what Shakespearean play?
Trivia Question #184: Which country does not border Luxembourg?
Trivia Question #185: Toronto's Bootmakers have named themselves for a reference in "The Hound of the Baskervilles," about which hero of theirs?
Trivia Question #186: Who wrote "Rabbit, Run" and its sequels, "Rabbit Redux," "Rabbit is Rich" and "Rabbit at Rest"?
Trivia Question #187: What kind of animal was Kipling's Rikki-tikki-tavi?
Trivia Question #188: Jaromir Jagr wore #68 because it was the year the Russians invaded his country. Which country was this?
Trivia Question #189: Which country's calendar once had days called Eggplant, Manure, Shovel, Billy Goat, Spinach and Tunny Fish?
Trivia Question #190: SMERSH was real. SPECTRE was not real. Who fought both evil organizations?
Trivia Question #191: As the story goes, during WWI, British private Henry Tandey couldn't bear to kill the injured corporal he had in his sights at Marcoing. Who was he?
Trivia Question #192: In what movie would you find "Smile," Charlie Chaplin's most famous song?
Trivia Question #193: What BMW chassis was almost produced in a FWD configuration?
Trivia Question #194: In which decade did the Spanish Civil War occur?
Trivia Question #195: This family of flowers includes a bearded species. Do you know this flower family's name?
Trivia Question #196: What athlete was known as the Black Pearl?
Trivia Question #197: Which organization is not found in Orwell's "1984"?
Trivia Question #198: Which of these literary characters was called "The Great Man Mountain" by his captors?
Trivia Question #199: Who wrote "A Brief History of Time"?
Trivia Question #200: Who once quipped that having the vote of thinking Americans wasn't enough, since he needed a majority to win? (He lost.)
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