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Trivia Question #1: Pick the car that has the slogan "The New Dodge."
Trivia Question #2: In the 1990s song, which of these was Right Said Fred not too sexy for?
Trivia Question #3: What comic strip featured a penguin named Opus?
Trivia Question #4: Better known for gritty "cyberpunk" science fiction, what was unusual about "The Difference Engine" by William Gibson and Bruce Sterling?
Trivia Question #5: Where was karate systemized in the 1600s?
Trivia Question #6: Pick the musical term for "Resolute, bold":
Trivia Question #7: Excluding halftime, how long is a regulation soccer game?
Trivia Question #8: On the first run of "American Idol," what 80s idol joined Simon Cowell as a judge?
Trivia Question #9: In ancient Rome, how did a haruspex tell the future?
Trivia Question #10: During the 1954 World Series, who made a spectacular, over-the-shoulder, with-his-back-turned catch of a Vic Wertz line drive to deep centerfield?
Trivia Question #11: Which of these noble gases is used to detect heart defects and fill electronic devices?
Trivia Question #12: Ancient north African states like Numidia and Mauritania were formed by:
Trivia Question #13: Which of the following nations is not a member of NATO?
Trivia Question #14: What is the world's third leading petroleum producer, following Saudi Arabia and the U.S.?
Trivia Question #15: After the Civil War, losing Confederates packed up their slaves and founded the town of Americana, in which country, which at the time had the world's largest slave population?
Trivia Question #16: He will bury us. In 1999, which son of a Soviet leader, then a Rhode Island rocket engineer, took his American citizenship exam?
Trivia Question #17: It was Edward G. Robinson, not Jimmy Cagney, who starred in what movie about Rico Bandello?
Trivia Question #18: Which of George of the Jungle's animal acquaintances answered to Shep?
Trivia Question #19: Which is not a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm?
Trivia Question #20: American business mogul Henry J. Kaiser amassed his wealth in this industry:
Trivia Question #21: Who would get a serenade called a shivaree?
Trivia Question #22: Once engaged to supermodel Claudia Schiffer, magician David Kotkin changed his name to that of which Dickens character?
Trivia Question #23: Ed McBain wrote stories set in the 87th precinct of Isola. Who did McBain write about?
Trivia Question #24: Who painted "The Birth of Venus" circa 1485?
Trivia Question #25: Who was married to Elliot Gould from 1963 to 1971, and later married James Brolin in 1998?
Trivia Question #26: All three of Christopher Columbus's ships were originally named for Barcelona prostitutes. Columbus himself renamed one of them and, ironically enough, that was the only ship not to survive the trip. Which ship was this?
Trivia Question #27: On March 11, 1990, which of the Soviet republics was the first to declare its independence from the Soviet Union?
Trivia Question #28: What major law was violated in the movie "Smokey and the Bandit"?
Trivia Question #29: Who wrote "Lady Chatterley's Lover"?
Trivia Question #30: Pick the date this occurred: Finland declares war on Soviets.
Trivia Question #31: What controversial environmental group was founded in Vancouver in 1971 as the Don't Make a Wave Committee?
Trivia Question #32: Caryn Johnson has hosted the Oscars and played a bartender in the Star Trek universe. Who is she?
Trivia Question #33: Montreal only managed to get Expo 67 because what city backed out of plans to celebrate a national 50th anniversary?
Trivia Question #34: Define this musical term: "TEMPO":
Trivia Question #35: Called Pressburg by the Germans and Pozsony by the Hungarians, Bratislava is what new country's capital?
Trivia Question #36: In what city would we have found "Spenser: For Hire"?
Trivia Question #37: Based on a contraction of the words "ebony phonics," ebonics is sometimes described as a dialect spoken by whom?
Trivia Question #38: Named for a Fruit of the Loom brand, what city's Pro Player Stadium has been home to the Florida Marlins?
Trivia Question #39: Pick the musical term for "comodo At a convenient speed":
Trivia Question #40: Name the year in which Gandhi was killed, Israel became a nation and the Berlin airlift began?
Trivia Question #41: Easily confused with the capital of South Carolina, what is the capital of Ohio?
Trivia Question #42: Where would you find flowstone?
Trivia Question #43: What four-letter word for a pregnant goldfish can also be used to describe a silly, annoying person?
Trivia Question #44: On the New York Stock Exchange, what is the ticker-tape symbol for the Anheuser-Busch company?
Trivia Question #45: Half the world's vanilla comes from an African country best known for its lemurs. What country is this?
Trivia Question #46: If you want to kill a werewolf with beer, what brewery's "Silver Bullet" should you use?
Trivia Question #47: What rifle did the US Army adopt in 1903?
Trivia Question #48: It was not a good thing. In 2002, who was accused of making a profit through insider trading of her shares in ImClone?
Trivia Question #49: By what name are members of the Unification Church sometimes called?
Trivia Question #50: To what god do physicians swear their Hippocratic Oath?
Trivia Question #51: Which country has the world's largest penal system?
Trivia Question #52: Who organised the Red Army in the civil war of 1918 to 1921?
Trivia Question #53: Who was butler to both the Tate family and to Governor Gatling?
Trivia Question #54: Easter Island is famous for its giant heads, but what country governs Easter Island?
Trivia Question #55: A numismatist collects coins, but what does a notaphilist collect?
Trivia Question #56: Who won the soccer world cup in 1986?
Trivia Question #57: Famous for teaching The Method to actors, who himself made his acting debut as an aging Jewish gangster in The Godfather, Part II?
Trivia Question #58: How deep is "Mark Twain"?
Trivia Question #59: Electronic-music pioneer Walter Carlos "switched on" Bach and wrote the "A Clockwork Orange" soundtrack." Whatever became of Carlos?
Trivia Question #60: In economics, what does the Gini coefficient measure?
Trivia Question #61: Who provided the voice for Betty Boop?
Trivia Question #62: The Lord sent Jonah to preach against Nineveh, but Jonah did not want to follow God's instructions, so he sailed for what city instead?
Trivia Question #63: Broadway be praised. Joseph got his "Technicolor dreamcoat" from his dad. Who was Joseph's dad?
Trivia Question #64: Lou Gehrig was the first major leaguer to:
Trivia Question #65: Because it talks about hiding uranium ore in wine bottles, what Hitchcock movie did the FBI spy on?
Trivia Question #66: Which U.S. territory considers itself (with the slogan) "Where America's Day Begins"?
Trivia Question #67: Who is widely misquoted as having said, "Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing"?
Trivia Question #68: Which of these countries became a UN member on September 14, 1999?
Trivia Question #69: Define this musical term: "DUO":
Trivia Question #70: What is most likely about tortoiseshell cats?
Trivia Question #71: Which famed musician and songwriter, who began his career as a singer and guitarist in the folk tradition, was born Robert Zimmerman in Duluth, Minnesota?
Trivia Question #72: Define this musical term: "ANIMA SOUL":
Trivia Question #73: Most Bond theme songs share a name with a movie they're in, but which movie featured Carly Simon's "Nobody Does It Better"?
Trivia Question #74: Where would you find a bird's contour feathers?
Trivia Question #75: What planet's moon, Phobos and Deimos, are named for Terror and Fear, who drove the war-god's chariot?
Trivia Question #76: Where does Homer go when he changes dimensions and becomes human?
Trivia Question #77: Which of these suffixes would indicate a compound with the fewest oxygen atoms?
Trivia Question #78: Found in West Midlands, what industrial city and home to Aston Park is Britain's second largest?
Trivia Question #79: In the "obscure words" file, if we do this compulsively, it's oniomania, but if we do it to relax, it's oniochalasia. What is it?
Trivia Question #80: ________ energy is the energy you need to keep a nucleus together.
Trivia Question #81: Englishwoman Mary Kingsley is known for her exploration and study of which land?
Trivia Question #82: Why is the former home of Grace Toof famous today?
Trivia Question #83: On New Year's Eve 1984, Rick Allen lost his right arm while speeding in his Corvette on a winding English country road. He was the drummer for what band?
Trivia Question #84: What is the electric potential of AA, AAA, C and D batteries?
Trivia Question #85: Bam! What New Orleans cook is known for "taking it up a notch" on his TV show?
Trivia Question #86: Who invented the character Sherlock Holmes?
Trivia Question #87: Which astronomical term comes from the Latin word for "new"?
Trivia Question #88: Lorraine Collett Petersen came to be on the Sun-Maid box when she was spotted at the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition. What's in the box?
Trivia Question #89: During the Civil War, what state mustered a regiment nicknamed for a bird called the yellowhammer?
Trivia Question #90: Where would one find a Hadley cell?
Trivia Question #91: Have trouble keeping the Brontė sisters straight? Which one wrote "Wuthering Heights"?
Trivia Question #92: Dyspnea is
Trivia Question #93: What movie star once worked as an office boy, answering mail for Tom and Jerry?
Trivia Question #94: Where is the Hale telescope, which was the largest instrument of its kind until 1976?
Trivia Question #95: Name the dictator who took over Uganda in 1971:
Trivia Question #96: Originally a candidate for the role of Matt Dillon, who introduced the first episode of "Gunsmoke"?
Trivia Question #97: Which country controls the Canary Islands?
Trivia Question #98: The reasons vary, but which playing card is called "the curse of Scotland"?
Trivia Question #99: Kenneth Carson lived in Willow, Wisconsin, as did his girlfriend. Who is she?
Trivia Question #100: What was the last album of original material that the four Beatles recorded together?
Trivia Question #101: Where is Sarajevo?
Trivia Question #102: Frank Roncarelli used to provide bail money for Jehovah's Witnesses who had been jailed for distributing religious literature. As a result, the authorities took away his liquor license. Where did this happen?
Trivia Question #103: What other famous composer was born in the same year and within 80 miles of Johann Sebastian Bach, and even had the same eye doctor when both went blind?
Trivia Question #104: What object, which uses highly compressed, high-temperature air to ignite its fuel, was named for a man who mysteriously disappeared while crossing the English Channel?
Trivia Question #105: Who got married on July 29, 1981, in a dress designed by David and Elizabeth Emanuel?
Trivia Question #106: What prestigious job did Hogwarts headmaster Albus Dumbledore decline?
Trivia Question #107: What rotten investor cultivated an eccentric image based on cigars and white suits when finances forced him to go on an international lecture tour?
Trivia Question #108: Originally called Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda, what soft drink once contained lithium?
Trivia Question #109: Al Waxman's character on "The King of Kensington" shared a name with what celebrity?
Trivia Question #110: Who wrote the seminal science fiction novel "Foundation" in 1951?
Trivia Question #111: Which Webster wrote the famous dictionary?
Trivia Question #112: Born Chan Kwong Sang in Hong Kong, whose Chinese screen name is Sing Lung, meaning "becoming the dragon"?
Trivia Question #113: Also an active ingredient in enemas, which element's compounds are used in pyrotechnics, petroleum mining and radiology?
Trivia Question #114: What October birthstone is said to be jinxed, because of its tendency to shatter?
Trivia Question #115: What poison is used to de-green impure glass, to harden lead and (until penicillin came along) to treat syphilis?
Trivia Question #116: Hot-blooded bull-fighters take note! Who wrote the opera "Carmen" in 1875?
Trivia Question #117: Nominated for an Oscar, in what language did Roman Polanski make "Noz w wodzie" ("Knife in the Water"), his full-length directorial debut?
Trivia Question #118: Which country's name is as close to "Gilberts" as the Gilbertese language can transliterate?
Trivia Question #119: The term "Impressionism" was prompted by an 1872 painting by:
Trivia Question #120: What word derives from underground vaults where ancient Roman hookers met their clients?
Trivia Question #121: Briefly the leader in Time magazine's Internet poll as person of the century, who is Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf?
Trivia Question #122: Which song contains: "I want to take shelter from the poison rain"?
Trivia Question #123: Poet Carl Sandburg wrote a six-volume biography of this great American:
Trivia Question #124: These type of books/stories can get the Hugo and the Nebula award:
Trivia Question #125: In what year was the battle of Sluys fought?
Trivia Question #126: Which sports great said, "All pro athletes are bilingual. They speak English and profanity"?
Trivia Question #127: At the outbreak of World War I, how many men were in the American Air Force?
Trivia Question #128: In what state did the Battle of Little Bighorn take place?
Trivia Question #129: In what year was the Irish poet William Butler born?
Trivia Question #130: Which of these notable wine-growing regions is located in Italy?
Trivia Question #131: She took her husband's job as director of Pepsi-Cola after his death in 1959:
Trivia Question #132: Virgil's "Aeneid" is the epic poem of the _______ .
Trivia Question #133: For whom was the first rolltop desk made?
Trivia Question #134: Based on the pseudo Roman numerals in their names, which of these people is "highest"?
Trivia Question #135: In July 1999, Time magazine reported that CIA hackers were going after the bank accounts of Slobodan Milosevic, leader of which country?
Trivia Question #136: How many years are there in 4 score and 7 years?
Trivia Question #137: Before they became the Supremes, what were they called?
Trivia Question #138: Groovy, baby! Which city's Carnaby Street gave the 1960s its Mod fashions?
Trivia Question #139: Pick the musical term for "Senza misura in free time":
Trivia Question #140: The British call March's birthstone a heliotrope. What do North Americans call it?
Trivia Question #141: If someone mentioned your attic salt, what are they talking about?
Trivia Question #142: How many Supreme Court justices are there?
Trivia Question #143: Don McLean wrote the longest song ever to hit #1 on the Billboard singles charts. What was this song?
Trivia Question #144: She gave up Kilauren Gibb when she was a struggling student, but reunited with her daughter 32 years later. Who is she?
Trivia Question #145: The U.S. coin with the lowest value was worth one-tenth of a penny. What was it called?
Trivia Question #146: In 1991, which president's body was exhumed to prove he hadn't been murdered with arsenic?
Trivia Question #147: Both Elizabeth Taylor and Jane Fonda won their first Oscars playing:
Trivia Question #148: In 1992, who entered the Baseball Hall of Fame with a record 99.84% of eligible votes?
Trivia Question #149: What was the subject of Prince Charles' 1989 book, "A Vision of Britain"?
Trivia Question #150: What does the Strait of Dover separate?
Trivia Question #151: As of 2001, what city is the headquarters of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries?
Trivia Question #152: Define this musical term: "SUBITO":
Trivia Question #153: Which more familiar word would describe a feckless person?
Trivia Question #154: What was the South Sea Bubble?
Trivia Question #155: This famous character left her soldier lover for a bullfighter:
Trivia Question #156: To find a Web site, you need an URL. What does the U usually stand for?
Trivia Question #157: What length of time is usually measured for climate?
Trivia Question #158: What is the only planet to have been discovered by an American?
Trivia Question #159: Who wrote "The Martian Chronicles"?
Trivia Question #160: Which is a piece of woolen cloth?
Trivia Question #161: Which of these islands is an independent nation?
Trivia Question #162: Who was prime minister of Britain before Margaret Thatcher?
Trivia Question #163: Define this musical term: "VIVACISSIMO":
Trivia Question #164: How many countries of the European Union are using the Euro?
Trivia Question #165: Which British prime minister came from a circus family?
Trivia Question #166: Sometimes said to be the last battle fought between wooden ships, the Battle of Navarino was a defeat for the Turks in what year?
Trivia Question #167: What is removed through desalination?
Trivia Question #168: What is the capital of Slovakia?
Trivia Question #169: If Hitler ran the Third Reich, who led the Second Reich?
Trivia Question #170: By what name was El-Hajj Malik El-Shabbazz best known?
Trivia Question #171: Who was the author of the book "Faust"?
Trivia Question #172: What does the "s" stand for in "sonar"?
Trivia Question #173: Before starring on the Canadian show "Check It Out!" Don Adams played which US TV character?
Trivia Question #174: Stoichiometry is a branch of mathematics dealing with other field?
Trivia Question #175: With such fans as Adolf Hitler, Albert Einstein and Hermann Hesse, for what sort of books was German author Karl May famous?
Trivia Question #176: Where would you find the Cote d'Azur?
Trivia Question #177: Who was Huitzilopochtli?
Trivia Question #178: Ironically enough, Frank Beard is the only beardless member of which band famous for its beards?
Trivia Question #179: What musical instrument is mentioned most often in the Bible?
Trivia Question #180: In a Greek palace, what was a megaron?
Trivia Question #181: Who was the first black citizen to hold a non-diplomatic high rank in the United States government?
Trivia Question #182: Which Minnesota-born writer dropped out of Princeton, joined the army, and fell in love with Zelda Sayre in Alabama?
Trivia Question #183: Who wrote "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz"?
Trivia Question #184: In which sport is a "horse" used by participants?
Trivia Question #185: Approximately how many kilometers are in one mile?
Trivia Question #186: What was the name of the monkey that Ross kept as a pet on "Friends"?
Trivia Question #187: What red-nosed character was invented in 1939 by an advertising writer Robert May for the Montgomery Ward Company?
Trivia Question #188: What former roommate of Michael Douglas's got a beautician's license as a backup to his acting career?
Trivia Question #189: Which president appointed the most Supreme Court justices?
Trivia Question #190: In what year was the first newspaper cartoon published?
Trivia Question #191: Who lived in a house of his own design called Taliesin, which burned down twice, was struck by lightning once, and was the site where his lover was murdered by an insane houseman, until it was finally seized by his bankers?
Trivia Question #192: In court, you can't make a claim inconsistent with something you've already claimed. What is this called?
Trivia Question #193: In what city are you most likely to see an NFL game on Thanksgiving?
Trivia Question #194: Who was making headlines in late summer and fall of 1888?
Trivia Question #195: "Power tends to corrupt; absolute power corrupts absolutely" was said by this nobleman:
Trivia Question #196: Which of these movies does not star Rodney Dangerfield?
Trivia Question #197: Which city was China's capital prior to Mongol occupation, was the terminus of the Silk Route, and is home to a terra-cotta army?
Trivia Question #198: Which mythical city was named for its ruler, who supposedly dusted his body with gold before jumping into a lake?
Trivia Question #199: After writing and directing episodes of TV Westerns, Sam Peckinpah directed what 1969 movie about aging gunfighters?
Trivia Question #200: What is the first name of the man who held FBI Badge Number JTT047101111?
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