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Trivia Question #1: Where is the world's largest train station?
Trivia Question #2: Who played the "Six Million Dollar Man" in the TV movie and long-running TV series?
Trivia Question #3: Who was David Letterman's first guest on both of his late-night shows?
Trivia Question #4: Tycho Brahe died 11 days after his bladder burst at a hard-drinking banquet. What was his profession?
Trivia Question #5: Tandoori is a populart style of cooking that originated in:
Trivia Question #6: In meteorology, _______ is the horizontal movement of a mass of air that warms or chills the air.
Trivia Question #7: Which independent nation was ruled as conquered territory by American William Walker in 1855?
Trivia Question #8: What Biblical story may have been inspired by a Babylonian ziggurat named Etemenanki?
Trivia Question #9: In "A Room with a View" and "Howards End," the Merchant-Ivory team were inspired by whose novels?
Trivia Question #10: If you wanted to go to the Football Hall of Fame, what city would you go to?
Trivia Question #11: Who was honored by the US Postal Service with his own stamp on January 8, 1985, which would have been his 50th birthday?
Trivia Question #12: In which country would you find the northern city of Archangel?
Trivia Question #13: How is George Gordon better known today?
Trivia Question #14: In June 1999, where did a corpse ride the subway for up to five hours before anybody noticed?
Trivia Question #15: What former French African colony shares its name with a former British coin worth 21 shillings?
Trivia Question #16: Which country's last king was Stanislaw II Augustus?
Trivia Question #17: The Ten Commandments vary from religion to religion. Who else lists them the way the Catholics do?
Trivia Question #18: What special talent did Molly Ringwald have in The Breakfast Club?
Trivia Question #19: In which city would you find Simon Fraser University and a domed stadium called BC Place?
Trivia Question #20: What famous movie character retches after eating a radish and declares, "As God as my witness, I'll never be hungry again"?
Trivia Question #21: Which of the following are you most likely to see on All Hallow's Eve?
Trivia Question #22: Because he held the earth on his shoulders, for what Greek figure did Gerardus Mercator name his book of maps?
Trivia Question #23: Alain Robert and Dan Goodwin share a nickname with what superhero?
Trivia Question #24: Who wrote "Color Purple"?
Trivia Question #25: Who was the first person to win an Oscar and an Emmy for for lead performances in the same year?
Trivia Question #26: When she died on June 7, 1967, who left her literary estate to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, who passed it on to the NAACP after he died?
Trivia Question #27: Three of these composers died after writing his Ninth Symphony. The other stopped at eight and lived another 33 years. Name that Finn.
Trivia Question #28: Define this musical term: "COL, COLL'":
Trivia Question #29: What number is in the title of two Kevin Bacon movies, including one of his first movies?
Trivia Question #30: Who was the last person born in the 19th century to be elected US president?
Trivia Question #31: Which of these is not part of the kid's game rochambeau (also known as rochambo)?
Trivia Question #32: In some Native American cultures, what is a berdache?
Trivia Question #33: Which English Queen lived longer than all her 17 children?
Trivia Question #34: Also known as budgie birds, the budgerigar originally came from which country?
Trivia Question #35: One of the world's oldest airlines, Avianca, is based in what country?
Trivia Question #36: Cal Hubbard is in the football hall of fame as a player. How was he inducted into the baseball hall of fame?
Trivia Question #37: SF icon Willian Shatner played the Big Giant Head on what TV show?
Trivia Question #38: Where in the human body would you find dentine?
Trivia Question #39: Pick the product that has the slogan "Nobody Can Eat Just One."
Trivia Question #40: How sweet it is! What chemical was discovered accidentally by James Schlatter in 1965, when he was testing an anti-ulcer drug?
Trivia Question #41: What was Andy's relation to Barney Fife on the "Andy Griffith Show"?
Trivia Question #42: What world leader was born in Kiev, Ukraine, and grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin?
Trivia Question #43: In 1993, who boosted sales of his or her book "Pirate" by appearing topless on the cover?
Trivia Question #44: Which of these body parts is not located above the neck?
Trivia Question #45: What would a doctor do to you with a sphygmomanometer?
Trivia Question #46: Father's Day is on the third Sunday of which month?
Trivia Question #47: What Thomas Hardy character was deserted on her wedding night by Angel Clare?
Trivia Question #48: On May 15, 1963, L. Gordon Cooper took a nap. Where was he at the time?
Trivia Question #49: The name of what PT Anderson movie is the name of a flower associated with Mississippi?
Trivia Question #50: List the UN members alphabetically, as of 2002. What are the capitals of the first and last countries on the list?
Trivia Question #51: In what Tuscan city would you cross the Arno at the Ponte Vecchio, the only local bridge spared during World War II?
Trivia Question #52: What city hosted the 2004 Summer Olympics?
Trivia Question #53: Pythagoras believed that your soul moved into another living body after you died. Let's say that the path to heaven is at a right angle from the path to Pythagoras's next body, and that it's 12 miles from Pythagoras to both heaven and his n
Trivia Question #54: What is the nearest American equivalent of a 9-mm pistol?
Trivia Question #55: If you're flying into Orly Airport, what tourist attraction is most likely to be on your agenda?
Trivia Question #56: If she sells seashells by the seashore, in the Seychelles, what ocean is she in?
Trivia Question #57: In Britain, this varies, but all North American horse races are run in which direction?
Trivia Question #58: Even though it has just two-thirds the conductivity of copper, which metal is often used to conduct electricity because it weighs a third as much and is much more ductile?
Trivia Question #59: Define this musical term: "VOLANTE":
Trivia Question #60: Where does an insect usually have its "ears"?
Trivia Question #61: Where is the Sargasso Sea?
Trivia Question #62: What did Frederick A. Cook claim to have done in April 1908?
Trivia Question #63: A former logging center, ________ was chosen as the capital of Canada partly because it was considered safe from an American attack.
Trivia Question #64: Which Australian state is the home of Perth?
Trivia Question #65: Name the network who's logo is the peacock.
Trivia Question #66: Define this musical term: "GAUCHE":
Trivia Question #67: To meet his contractual obligation to Capitol in 1955, what country singer had his biggest hit with a 32,000-pound song written by Merle Travis?
Trivia Question #68: How much did Spain's monarchs invest into Columbus's first voyage?
Trivia Question #69: In 1993, I appeared in the Broadway play "Jeffrey." In 1995, I revealed that I contracted AIDS. Who am I?
Trivia Question #70: Someone experienced at legerdemain is most likely to be in what profession?
Trivia Question #71: Which president introduced macaroni to the United States?
Trivia Question #72: In 1992, what San Francisco rock band raised money for the bronze-medal-winning Lithuanian basketball team?
Trivia Question #73: The "Henry" and the "Spencer" were the earliest successful:
Trivia Question #74: "Entomology" is the study of what?
Trivia Question #75: Founded by the Arabs in the 600s, what African city's proper name is Al Qahira, meaning "The Victorious"?
Trivia Question #76: In the 1570s, who sailed around the world in a ship originally called the Pelican, but renamed the Golden Hind?
Trivia Question #77: What or whom did John Milton defend in "Areopagitica," published in 1644?
Trivia Question #78: If you were listening to the "Kalevala" in its original language, which language would you have to speak to understand it?
Trivia Question #79: Pick the date this occurred: Surrender of all US forces on Phillipines.
Trivia Question #80: What famous Carthaginian general was defeated in 202 BC, at the Battle of Zama?
Trivia Question #81: The world's greatest tides occur in the Bay of Fundy, which separates which two countries ?
Trivia Question #82: Who invented the machine gun?
Trivia Question #83: The art of illumination concerns:
Trivia Question #84: Who would wear the traje de luces, or suit of lights?
Trivia Question #85: Which of the following countries was not a colony of Portugal?
Trivia Question #86: In which country did the Spartacus League attempt a communist revolt in 1919?
Trivia Question #87: What should you call a person who lives in London?
Trivia Question #88: "'To be born again,' sang Gibreel Farishta tumbling from the heavens, ‘first you have to die.’"
Trivia Question #89: As of 2001, which of these NHL records is held by Dave "Tiger" Williams?
Trivia Question #90: Michael Jackson has claimed he has vitiligo. What is vitiligo?
Trivia Question #91: What is the largest U.S. state east of the Mississippi River?
Trivia Question #92: In which country did the Piast Dynasty rule?
Trivia Question #93: To find the name of a narrow, high drawer with a mirror, add the letters IER to the name of which fabric ... and pie?
Trivia Question #94: The element lutetium was named by French chemist Georges Urbain, who was inspired by the Latin name for what world capital?
Trivia Question #95: What sport is known as the sweet science?
Trivia Question #96: How did the whiffletree revolutionize medieval life?
Trivia Question #97: In surface area, what is Australia's largest state?
Trivia Question #98: What future vampire slayer once won a Daytime Emmy for playing Erica Kane's daughter?
Trivia Question #99: Pick the true statement:
Trivia Question #100: Mongrel is to collie as _______ is to _______ .
Trivia Question #101: What religion's motto is "Blood and Fire," representing Christ's blood and the Holy Spirit?
Trivia Question #102: As of 2001, what was the longest-running prime-time network drama or comedy to never win an Emmy award?
Trivia Question #103: Which of these people has never been lead singer of Van Halen?
Trivia Question #104: According to Voltaire, what king bellowed, "L'etat, c'est moi"?
Trivia Question #105: Located on Seneca land, Salamanca is the only city on the US that is found within an Indian reservation. Where is it?
Trivia Question #106: The tallest skyscraper in the Commonwealth when it opened in 1975, Toronto's First Canadian Place is owned by what bank?
Trivia Question #107: What white-meat term describes short-wave radios operated by amateurs?
Trivia Question #108: What was the name of Judge Smales grandson in the movie "Caddyshack"?
Trivia Question #109: In 1882, the Temperance Colonization Society of Toronto founded a city, naming it for some local berries. What city is this?
Trivia Question #110: Excluding the Ottawa Senators, which team has (as of 2001) gone the longest since last winning the Stanley Cup?
Trivia Question #111: In the title of the John Ritter show, how many simple rules were there for dating his daughters?
Trivia Question #112: The main defensive weapon of the dinosaur called Iguanodon was probably:
Trivia Question #113: Pick the date this occurred: Nuremburg falls to Allies.
Trivia Question #114: Paul Jernigan's body was electronically recorded as the "Visible Man." How did Jernigan die?
Trivia Question #115: Who was the author of the book "The Brothers Karamazov"?
Trivia Question #116: Pick the company that has the slogan "For The Time Of Your Life."
Trivia Question #117: On March 30, 1981, John Hinckley, Jr. fired explosive detonator bullets at whom?
Trivia Question #118: In what year did America declare war on Germany?
Trivia Question #119: Pick the musical term for "Without":
Trivia Question #120: And he still has his cash. What magician offered $1 million to anyone who could prove they had psychic powers?
Trivia Question #121: If a "kachina" is your ancestor spirit, you are a member of this small-scale society:
Trivia Question #122: How many provinces does Canada have?
Trivia Question #123: Who took the place of guitarist Anthony Topham before the Yardbirds recorded their first album?
Trivia Question #124: What shoe company was co-founded by Adi Dassler?
Trivia Question #125: Pick the company that has the slogan "There's Only One."
Trivia Question #126: What is the last name of romance novel cover boy Fabio?
Trivia Question #127: The name of Bosnia's "other half" literally means "independent duchy," even though it's neither independent, nor a duchy. What is it?
Trivia Question #128: What is the major port of entry for pilgrims to Saudi Arabia?
Trivia Question #129: Which instrument's name comes from the Italian word for "small"?
Trivia Question #130: Which number comes closest to the percentage of urban population in the United States and Canada?
Trivia Question #131: Which popular cartoonist wrote "Dilbert Future"?
Trivia Question #132: Which writer lived to celebrate his 45th birthday?
Trivia Question #133: The Harrods department store is in the Knightbridge neighborhood of which city?
Trivia Question #134: USA states: What's the capital of Connecticut?
Trivia Question #135: What did Ricky Ricardo call the nightclub that he opened during the 1956-57 season of "I Love Lucy"?
Trivia Question #136: In 1868, the name of Edo was changed. To what?
Trivia Question #137: In chess, the bishop can only move diagonally. Which of these pieces never moves diagonally?
Trivia Question #138: Who recorded the theme song to Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy?
Trivia Question #139: The real last name of Scottish singer Sheena Easton is the same as that of a legendary Boston Bruins defenseman. What is it?
Trivia Question #140: What letter do you mark on your scorecard when you get a strike in bowling?
Trivia Question #141: Rin Tin Tin reputedly died in this platinum-haired actress's arms. She died herself, at age 26. Who is she?
Trivia Question #142: In 2001, Andrea Thompson became a CNN anchor, even after nude pictures of her appeared on the Web. On what TV series had she starred?
Trivia Question #143: Perhaps unsurprisingly, the name of what firm means "precision" in Japanese?
Trivia Question #144: Pick the company that has the slogan "We'll Pick You Up."
Trivia Question #145: What famous piece of literature was meant to begin and end at the Tabard Inn in Southwark?
Trivia Question #146: Trieste was an Italian city and Austria's only port, so the two countries fought bitterly over it. Who has it today?
Trivia Question #147: Which movie studio did Gulf + Western take over in 1966?
Trivia Question #148: Which author's posthumous books include "A Moveable Feast," "Islands in the Stream" and, in 1999, "True at First Light"?
Trivia Question #149: What is the capital of Liberia?
Trivia Question #150: President Lincoln is struck with grief as his beloved eleven year old son, Willie, dies from fever, probably caused by polluted drinking water in the White House.
Trivia Question #151: Which never-married couple made such movies as "Woman of the Year" and "Adam's Rib"?
Trivia Question #152: In which book of poetry would you find the poem, "I Sing the Body Electric"?
Trivia Question #153: During the 1980s and 1990s, Tommy Lee played what instrument in the rock band Mötley Crüe?
Trivia Question #154: Introduced by Japanese ophthalmologist Shinobu Ishihara in 1917, what does the Ishihara test determine?
Trivia Question #155: REM isn't just a hot rock band. It's also ....?
Trivia Question #156: What European diamond center is divided into about 90 islands by more than 50 miles of canals?
Trivia Question #157: Born in 356 BC, what conqueror died in 323 BC?
Trivia Question #158: Which was not a headline in 1961?
Trivia Question #159: What do you use to make tiny integrated circuits?
Trivia Question #160: Impossible things happen in all these works except:
Trivia Question #161: What carrot-chomper first appeared in "Porky's Hare Hunt," released on April 30, 1938?
Trivia Question #162: In the movie 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid", where were Butch and Sundance finally killed?
Trivia Question #163: What two colours are people with dichromatic vision most likely to confuse?
Trivia Question #164: In the 1952 playoffs, what did Detroit Red Wings fan Peter Cuzimano become the first to throw down on the ice to cheer his team?
Trivia Question #165: Which of these people actually had Augustus as a middle name?
Trivia Question #166: Pick the musical term for "Held":
Trivia Question #167: Et tu? Which of these people did Marcus Junius Brutus kill?
Trivia Question #168: In 1995, Eli Broad charged a record $2.5 million on his American Express to buy a painting by what pop artist?
Trivia Question #169: Which of these giant presidential heads is NOT on Mount Rushmore?
Trivia Question #170: In which present-day country did the ancient Etruscans live?
Trivia Question #171: What city did Adolf Hitler plan to rename "Germania"?
Trivia Question #172: Which of these company figureheads was not a real person?
Trivia Question #173: Which president asserted, "Well, I'm not a crook."?
Trivia Question #174: A Thomas Hardy title places us far from what kind of frenzied crowd?
Trivia Question #175: Who was the author of the book "Buddenbrook"?
Trivia Question #176: As of 2002, what TV series had the worst losing streak in Emmy history: 24 noms and 0 wins?
Trivia Question #177: Define this musical term: "STACCATO (STACC.)":
Trivia Question #178: Who worshipped Viracocha as their supreme deity?
Trivia Question #179: What acute childhood viral disease, also known as epidemic parotitis, is particularly worrisome when contracted by adults?
Trivia Question #180: The Korea Strait connects the East China Sea and which body of water?
Trivia Question #181: Confederate surprise attack on Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's unprepared troops at Shiloh on the Tennessee River.
Trivia Question #182: Either ethylene glycol or propylene glycol can be used as the base for what automotive fluid?
Trivia Question #183: As of 2001, who holds the record for having stolen home most often, with 54 over the course of his career?
Trivia Question #184: Which fisherman, a disciple of both Jesus and John the Baptist, was Simon's brother?
Trivia Question #185: In what state are the Carlsbad Caverns?
Trivia Question #186: If you are a man weighing 145 lbs, how many quarts of water are in your body?
Trivia Question #187: On what TV show would you meet Professor Roy Hinkley, Mary Ann Summers and Ginger Grant?
Trivia Question #188: Which European capital city is closest to Paris?
Trivia Question #189: Which fictional detective was introduced in "Fer-de-Lance"?
Trivia Question #190: Cato the Elder (aka Marcus Porcius Cato) ended his speeches with, "Delenda est Carthago." What does this mean?
Trivia Question #191: Define this musical term: "L'ISTESSO TEMPO":
Trivia Question #192: The Quad Cities are Rock Island, Moline, Davenport and Bettendorf. Where are the Quad Cities?
Trivia Question #193: Where would you find an animal's caudal bones?
Trivia Question #194: Who was the first president to be elected on a party ticket?
Trivia Question #195: Ann-Marie Macdonald and Rohington Mistry were on the last year of Oprah's book club. What country are they from?
Trivia Question #196: What New York Yankee appeared in an episode of "Seinfeld" that parodied "JFK" ... "back and to the left"?
Trivia Question #197: In 1995, Madalyn Murray O'Hair vanished. With what cause was O'Hair most closely associated?
Trivia Question #198: Which country granted "independence" to Transkei, Bophuthatswana, Venda and Ciskei?
Trivia Question #199: What instrument does Lisa play?
Trivia Question #200: Elvis won three Grammy Awards. And he won two of them for what song?
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