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Trivia Question #1: In 1939, the first national waterskiing tournament was held at Jones Beach State Park. Where is this?
Trivia Question #2: What Canadian city's flag includes the fleur-de-lys, the rose, the shamrock and the thistle?
Trivia Question #3: Florence Griffith Joyner designed to uniforms for what former ABA team?
Trivia Question #4: Which language's words can be spelled using Pinyin?
Trivia Question #5: Pick the company that has the slogan "Winning The Hearts Of The World."
Trivia Question #6: Which of these was not one of the three Sergio Leone spaghetti westerns starring Clint Eastwood, but does have Clint singing two songs?
Trivia Question #7: Which was the only major league baseball team to win two World Series in the 1980's?
Trivia Question #8: What city's plague epidemic was cleared up quite nicely after a fire started on Pudding Lane, which burned pretty much the whole city down?
Trivia Question #9: In 1801, Joseph Jacquard got a jump on computerization when he used punch cards. Why?
Trivia Question #10: What family of birds includes the only birds that can fly backwards?
Trivia Question #11: Who was the famous child of Saint Elizabeth?
Trivia Question #12: On average, how many degrees latitude separate each of the 24 main time zones?
Trivia Question #13: Define this musical term: "FUOCO":
Trivia Question #14: Three presidents died on July 4, but what quiet man from Vermont was the only president born on that day?
Trivia Question #15: Which of the following instruments is not a member of the woodwind family?
Trivia Question #16: The legal definition of obscenity changed in 1933, when the ACLU won a case against the U.S. Customs Service over which James Joyce book?
Trivia Question #17: At the University of Colorado Memorial Center, you can dine at the Alferd Packer Grill. Why is this so odd?
Trivia Question #18: Known for building 10-ton basalt heads, which of these Mesoamerican cultures came first?
Trivia Question #19: What is the World Bank officially called?
Trivia Question #20: What sort of headgear are the US Special Forces known for wearing?
Trivia Question #21: Pick the musical term for "Voice":
Trivia Question #22: Your funny bone is actually a nerve named for which bone?
Trivia Question #23: In the lyrics of the 1995 Alanis Morissette song, which of these is not mentioned as "Ironic"?
Trivia Question #24: Where is a Muslim holy place called the Dome of the Rock?
Trivia Question #25: Who sang "Inside we both know what's been going on/ We know the game and we're gonna play it"?
Trivia Question #26: Used to describe the ancient people of Ireland, how is "Celtic" pronounced?
Trivia Question #27: Pick the company that has the slogan "The Quiet Company."
Trivia Question #28: When Johnny Cash gave a concert in 1960 at the San Quentin prison, a future country star happened to be in that prison at that time. What was his name?
Trivia Question #29: In 1995, the wife of what civil rights leader was elected Chairman of the NAACP's Board of Directors?
Trivia Question #30: In Greek mythology, Medea became the wife of:
Trivia Question #31: What country produced a World War II fighter plane called a Zero?
Trivia Question #32: Pick the company that has the slogan "Hear Us. Everywhere."
Trivia Question #33: Emperor Hadrian once built a temple to Venus on the spot where today you'd find the Church of the Holy Sepulcher. Who is buried there?
Trivia Question #34: This person may not have been Portuguese, but did write "Sonnets from the Portuguese." Who was it?
Trivia Question #35: Which president's party campaign slogan vowed "54-40 or fight!"?
Trivia Question #36: In 1950, Port Brabant got a new name, which means "place where there are caribou." By what name is Port Brabant known today?
Trivia Question #37: Who was the author of the book "The Orchard"?
Trivia Question #38: Who wore motley on his body and a coxcomb on his head?
Trivia Question #39: Which Great Lake is located entirely within the U.S.A.?
Trivia Question #40: What nickname is shared by at least five cities, including Birmingham, Bruges, Stockholm, St. Petersburg and Amsterdam?
Trivia Question #41: What blight on modern civilization did Gordon Matthews invent to make offices more efficient?
Trivia Question #42: If you order "petits pois" in a French restaurant, which of the following are you most likely to receive?
Trivia Question #43: Alan Page, Carl Eller, Gary Larsen and Jim Marshall were what team's Purple People Eaters?
Trivia Question #44: Which U.S. state has 87% of its land owned by the federal government (the highest percentage of any state)?
Trivia Question #45: With a title meaning "the blessed one" in Yiddish, what movie digitally added actual footage of historical figures?
Trivia Question #46: Who did Princess Margaret marry?
Trivia Question #47: Which weapon combines a spear point with an axe and a hook?
Trivia Question #48: When did The Supremes record "Baby Love"?
Trivia Question #49: Much of which state was part of North Carolina until 1785?
Trivia Question #50: What was the first type of genetically engineered crop?
Trivia Question #51: Pick the company that has the slogan "The New _______. Feel The Strength."
Trivia Question #52: Who was the first president to be elected by the House of Representatives?
Trivia Question #53: The ancient Greeks and Romans knew all about truffles. What is this truffle?
Trivia Question #54: Which ex-Beatle made "Dark Horse" in 1974?
Trivia Question #55: What empire-builder is buried in Aachen, Germany?
Trivia Question #56: In the 1300s, an Austrian governor ordered William Tell to shoot what fruit off his son's head?
Trivia Question #57: Who wrote: "Do not wait for the last judgment. It takes place every day."
Trivia Question #58: Which of these units of measure is smallest?
Trivia Question #59: Mabruk and King Haggard are characters of which fantasy novel?
Trivia Question #60: In the 1850 book "The Scarlet Letter," what crime does Hester Prynne commit?
Trivia Question #61: What is the distance between the U.S. and Russia at the narrowest point of the Bering Strait (not including islands)?
Trivia Question #62: Who wrote: "In the course of writing one historical book or another, it has happened that I could hardly restrain myself from simply copying entire documents."
Trivia Question #63: What distinction is held the Folger Library in Washington, D.C.?
Trivia Question #64: Last name of musician who made "Anticipation" in 1971?
Trivia Question #65: What is the name of Sarah Ferguson's eldest daughter?
Trivia Question #66: Where does algae get its food?
Trivia Question #67: You share 99.8 percent of your DNA with Ronald Reagan. How much of your DNA do you share with Bonzo, his chimp co-star?
Trivia Question #68: Founded on just seven hills, what city had, by AD 117, conquered 2.5 million square miles?
Trivia Question #69: Comedian Paul Lynde was a regular panelist on this T.V. game show:
Trivia Question #70: What Brazilian racer was killed at the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix?
Trivia Question #71: In the 1973 Allman Brothers song "Ramblin' Man," the singer "was born in the back seat of" what?
Trivia Question #72: Until 1929, Yugoslavia was known as the "Kingdom of" all but which of these people?
Trivia Question #73: What was the name of the first single released by the Beatles?
Trivia Question #74: What would you most likely do with C8H18?
Trivia Question #75: Which "man of 1000 voices" is buried under a gravestone that reads, "That's all folks"?
Trivia Question #76: In Orson Welles' "Citizen Kane," Charles Foster Kane is a:
Trivia Question #77: Director Spike Lee's second film, "School Daze," is different from his other films in that:
Trivia Question #78: How many books are there in the New Testament?
Trivia Question #79: Found in 1801 by Giuseppe Piazzi, what asteroid is not only the largest, but the first to have been discovered?
Trivia Question #80: What is the highest recorded temperature in Antarctica? (in degrees C/F)
Trivia Question #81: What is the word for a grouping of swallows?
Trivia Question #82: Define this musical term: "POCHETTINO":
Trivia Question #83: Where were the 1900 Olympics held?
Trivia Question #84: Who made the Law of Effusion?
Trivia Question #85: What was the name of the mansion built in Beverly Hills by Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks?
Trivia Question #86: What disease did Mary Mallon spread around in the early 1900s?
Trivia Question #87: What TV show would you be watching if you saw an installment of "Pigs in Space"?
Trivia Question #88: Which of these is a type of plier, but not a type of shoe?
Trivia Question #89: He may not have actually existed, but he is credited with writing the Odyssey and the Iliad. Who is he?
Trivia Question #90: Who won the UEFA Champions League 2000?
Trivia Question #91: Where did Rene Levesque come to power in the 1970s?
Trivia Question #92: Which band member was given a watch by Elvis Presley?
Trivia Question #93: What would you find in the forecourt of Mann's Chinese Theater?
Trivia Question #94: Ernest Gallo created Thunderbird when he saw that blacks mixed 40-proof port. With what?
Trivia Question #95: On the first day of Christmas, what sort of tree is the partridge sitting in?
Trivia Question #96: What is the only miracle recorded in each of the four Gospels?
Trivia Question #97: The name of which violet flower is also a derogatory term of homosexuals?
Trivia Question #98: Who was captain of the USS Enterprise immediately before James T. Kirk?
Trivia Question #99: Who said "Man I Feel Like A Woman"?
Trivia Question #100: When would a real Biedermeier chair probably have been made?
Trivia Question #101: A bon vivant is one who has a:
Trivia Question #102: Which band is it: Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, Randy Meisner and Don Felder?
Trivia Question #103: Which actress's mother, a hairstylist, made sure there were always exactly 56 curls on her little head?
Trivia Question #104: Which president was nicknamed "The Gipper"?
Trivia Question #105: In 1886, Charles Martin Hall and Paul Heroult independently developed an inexpensive way to make which metal?
Trivia Question #106: What insulting word did Dr. Seuss appear to have coined in his 1950 book "If I Ran the Zoo"?
Trivia Question #107: In which of the former Yugoslavian republics would you find the city of Zagreb?
Trivia Question #108: Which philosophy, stressing the problematic nature of human existence, was shared by Jean-Paul Sartre, Martin Heidegger and Karl Jaspers?
Trivia Question #109: What's the second largest country?
Trivia Question #110: In 2000, Chris Weinke won the Heisman Trophy. Why was this odd?
Trivia Question #111: The philosopher Plato's famous school near Athens was called the:
Trivia Question #112: To avoid offending people with scoliosis, a British theater company called Oddsocks Productions substituted the word "bellringer" for one of the words in what Victor Hugo title?
Trivia Question #113: Featuring Elsie Ethrington, which of these TV shows was set primarily in Puerto Rico?
Trivia Question #114: Ashoka was so repelled by his own conquest of Kalinga that he stopped advancing and turned to what religion?
Trivia Question #115: The mallard, eider, and canvasback are all examples of which kind of bird?
Trivia Question #116: "The Wreck of the Hesperus" and "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" are:
Trivia Question #117: USA states: What's the capital of South Carolina?
Trivia Question #118: West Quoddy Head is the easternmost point in the Lower 48. What state is it in?
Trivia Question #119: What wind speed does a storm have to exceed to be given a name by the National Hurricane Center?
Trivia Question #120: In which of these U.S. states are you most likely to find a bayou?
Trivia Question #121: According to the FDA, how does a food flavor enhancer work?
Trivia Question #122: The politically correct word for Eskimos is Inuit. But what is the proper singular of Inuit?
Trivia Question #123: The name of which Japanese company literally means "three diamonds"?
Trivia Question #124: What were popes Leo VII and Paul II doing when they died?
Trivia Question #125: What is a winning score in both blackjack and ping-pong?
Trivia Question #126: As of 2001, Woody Allen was the only person to have directed one person in two Oscar-winning roles. Who?
Trivia Question #127: Who was the first president to visit a foreign country while president?
Trivia Question #128: Where should you look for fossils of the large, duck-billed dinosaur, Hadrosaurus?
Trivia Question #129: As Bonnie Jo Mason, who sang a Beatles fan song called "Ringo, I Love You"?
Trivia Question #130: Discredited now, what was Eoanthropus dawsoni?
Trivia Question #131: Which of these shapes describes the dice used in craps and in most board games?
Trivia Question #132: Tallinn is the capital of which country?
Trivia Question #133: Which of these Australian movie stars was actually born in Australia?
Trivia Question #134: The plot of the horror flick "C.H.U.D." features cannibalistic bad guys from:
Trivia Question #135: Where did a large flightless bird called the moa live?
Trivia Question #136: At age 34, former young offender and Inuit lawyer Paul Okalik became which territory's first premier?
Trivia Question #137: Before starting a campfire, you weigh the wood you use. Afterward, you weigh the leftover log, the ash, the smoke, the soot and the gas produced by the fire. When is the mass greatest?
Trivia Question #138: Pick the company that has the slogan "A Better Way To Save Today."
Trivia Question #139: What part of the Sphinx was supposedly cut off by either Saim El-Dahr or Napoleon?
Trivia Question #140: Per the 2001 song, why didn't Afroman clean his room, go to class or go to work?
Trivia Question #141: Every day until his death at age ninety-six, the noted chemist Robert Chesebrough was careful to take a spoonful of:
Trivia Question #142: What city is believed to have been the first one with one million people?
Trivia Question #143: He designed sets and costumes for "My Fair Lady," but Sir Cecil Beaton also became famous in what field?
Trivia Question #144: Groznyy means "terrible." Of what is Groznyy the capital?
Trivia Question #145: What kind of bird is the nene, Hawaii's state bird?
Trivia Question #146: Which instrument did Vladimir Horowitz play?
Trivia Question #147: Which South American country has the highest growth rate?
Trivia Question #148: Of the 2,365 Oscars that had been awarded as of the 2002 ceremony, how many had been refused?
Trivia Question #149: In 1997, who married Soon-Yi Previn in Venice?
Trivia Question #150: Which of these words is a synonym for "meridian"?
Trivia Question #151: Unofficially, what is the fashion acronym DKNY short for?
Trivia Question #152: What famous orator received Cs in two public-speaking courses in his first year at Crozer Theological Seminary?
Trivia Question #153: What was Rizzo's real name in "Grease"?
Trivia Question #154: What is Mr. Burns' membership number in the Stonecutters?
Trivia Question #155: Who are you calling big mouth? Iím just having dinner here! Who do you think I am?
Trivia Question #156: What sex crime can net you up to 20 years inprisonment in New Jersey?
Trivia Question #157: In which year did the Ukraine join the United Nations?
Trivia Question #158: Which American choreographer created "Appalachian Spring" and "Archaic Hours"?
Trivia Question #159: What was the name of the Bronte sisters' brother, who took to drink and opium when his hopes of an artistic career were frustrated?
Trivia Question #160: Who wrote: "Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more."
Trivia Question #161: The medical condition of edema is also known as:
Trivia Question #162: Which conflict ended under the command of general Creighton W. Abrams?
Trivia Question #163: Four of these are vampire films. Which one concerned a werewolf?
Trivia Question #164: Who sang the theme song on "Married ... With Children"?
Trivia Question #165: Who has rules or principles about electrons and orbitals?
Trivia Question #166: When do scientists estimate that dinosaurs first walked the earth?
Trivia Question #167: In the November 19, 1955 issue of The Economist, C. Northcote Parkinson coined what "law" that now bears his name?
Trivia Question #168: Having flown more than 60 missions in Europe as a B-25 wing bombardier, what ad writer was well-placed to write "Catch-22"?
Trivia Question #169: What type of blood vessels return blood to the heart?
Trivia Question #170: Covered in tooth-like denticles, what animal's skin did furniture makers use to make sandpaper-like shagreen gloves?
Trivia Question #171: Also called trapshooting, which sport involves platters called clay pigeons?
Trivia Question #172: Founded in about 1257 by Robert de Sorbon, the Sorbonne was originally dedicated to the study of what field?
Trivia Question #173: Which of these musicians was not one of the original Traveling Wilburys?
Trivia Question #174: Where do we get shellac?
Trivia Question #175: Who pretty much translated the Bible into a Latin version called the Vulgate?
Trivia Question #176: In a royal or noble household, what does an equerry do?
Trivia Question #177: In which country would one find the Tees-Exe line?
Trivia Question #178: Where is the United States Naval Academy?
Trivia Question #179: What fruit flavor is in framboise liqueur?
Trivia Question #180: Who wrote: "Et tu, Brute!"
Trivia Question #181: In "Love Story," Tommy Lee Jones played Ryan O'Neal's roommate at Harvard. Jones's real roommate at Harvard once claimed to have inspired "Love Story." Who was he?
Trivia Question #182: Swiss-born John Jacob Bausch went into the eyeglass business with whom?
Trivia Question #183: Approximately how many steps does the Eiffel Tower have?
Trivia Question #184: Thanks to a judging error, synchronized swimmer Sylvie Frechette got her gold medal a year after which Olympics?
Trivia Question #185: In 1951, who did Mickey Mantle replace at centerfield?
Trivia Question #186: Where would you find your buccal cavity?
Trivia Question #187: What role has been played by both Brian Cox, in 1986, and by Anthony Hopkins, in 1991, 2001 and 2002?
Trivia Question #188: Henry Warren Beaty became a famous actor. His sister uses their mother's maiden name, although she spells it differently. Who is his sister?
Trivia Question #189: In which field did Charles Pathe make his mark?
Trivia Question #190: In French, "a la mode" means "fashionable." What does it mean in food?
Trivia Question #191: You see something with the chemical formula C12 H22 O11 almost every day. What is it?
Trivia Question #192: A pen name is also known as a:
Trivia Question #193: Originally just a horserace, what was originally celebrated on Oktoberfest?
Trivia Question #194: Which character in a 1953 Disney movie, supposedly based on Marilyn Monroe, was actually based on actress Margaret Kerry?
Trivia Question #195: Who flew the Atlantic by aeroplane in 1927?
Trivia Question #196: Won the Best Director award for the 1963 movie ĎTom Jonesí?
Trivia Question #197: You don't hear her full last name often, but for what is Sheila Escovedo best known?
Trivia Question #198: In which city, Canada's most populated, would you find the CN Tower, York University and Bloor Street?
Trivia Question #199: Which thermometer inventor has a temperature scale named for him?
Trivia Question #200: What percent of American women wear a size 'D' cup bra?


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