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Trivia Question #1: IBM and Sears sank more than $1 billion into what hapless online service?
Trivia Question #2: Which artistic movement, founded in Paris in the early 1900s, treats the subjects painted as fragmented planes?
Trivia Question #3: What former Civil War nurse wrote "Leaves of Grass"?
Trivia Question #4: Where was the first transatlantic radio transmission received on December 12, 1901?
Trivia Question #5: Sonar and radar are both acronyms. What does the last letter in each word stand for?
Trivia Question #6: What N Sync singer was booted out of the Russian space program in 2002 when he missed his payments?
Trivia Question #7: As of 2001, a New York transit cop named Frank Spangenberg held the five-day, non-tournament, record for money won on which game show?
Trivia Question #8: In what movie does a team of prisoners called the Mean Machine play a football game against a team of guards?
Trivia Question #9: Who are the Grey Friars?
Trivia Question #10: What was Virginia Dare's claim to fame?
Trivia Question #11: Which actor was one of both "The Dirty Dozen" and "The Magnificent Seven"?
Trivia Question #12: Babe Didrikson set two records at the 1932 Olympics. One was in the 80-m hurdles. What was the other?
Trivia Question #13: Who did Eric Clapton marry in 1979?
Trivia Question #14: By one count, Chicago is actually the 53rd windiest city. What Kansas municipality is #1?
Trivia Question #15: Originally designed for Sunday school teachers, what is the Chautauqua movement?
Trivia Question #16: Who wrote "The Vicar of Wakefield"?
Trivia Question #17: Dakar is the westernmost capital city in Africa. What country is it in?
Trivia Question #18: What was the name of the Green Peace ship that was sunk?
Trivia Question #19: Because of his size, blond hair and aggressive style, which golfer was called the Golden Bear?
Trivia Question #20: In the Harry Potter books, who is Albus Dumbledore?
Trivia Question #21: The making of the movie "Stolen Summer" was documented in a HBO reality show/contest called "Project Greenlight." Which Hollywood celebrities were behind that show?
Trivia Question #22: In 1962, Yukio Horie invented the first practical fiber-tip pen to accommodate which country's system of writing?
Trivia Question #23: You ferment ________ to get Tequila.
Trivia Question #24: What stroke is used mostly for lifesaving and rarely in competitive swimming?
Trivia Question #25: In one of the most famous war images of the 1990s, the body of Master Sergeant Gary Gordon was dragged through the streets of what city?
Trivia Question #26: Who is associated with the Pressure-Solubility Law?
Trivia Question #27: In the 1998 movie City of Angels, the angels help citizens of what California city?
Trivia Question #28: This literary work features Homunculus, a miniature man in a vial:
Trivia Question #29: In 1993, the Sacramento Gold Miners were the first American franchise in what league?
Trivia Question #30: Cilantro and _______ come from the same plant.
Trivia Question #31: Who was the author of the book "Dead Souls"?
Trivia Question #32: You remember the controversy, but do you remember what Murphy Brown named her illegitimate son?
Trivia Question #33: What year were 78 RPM records discontinued?
Trivia Question #34: In skiing, what is a funicular?
Trivia Question #35: Which of these comic strips was created by Chic Young?
Trivia Question #36: In 1849, what future prime minister signed a document urging the US to annex Canada?
Trivia Question #37: Which star of "The Love Boat" also played evil mastermind Conrad Siegfried on "Get Smart"?
Trivia Question #38: Which New York-born, 19th-century millionaire was known as the Commodore?
Trivia Question #39: Capitoline Hill is the tallest hill of:
Trivia Question #40: Home to some 2 million people, what is Canada's most populous island?
Trivia Question #41: "Will you walk into my parlour?" said the _______ to the _______ .
Trivia Question #42: Who was the Latin bombshell that played Selena in the Selena bio-pic?
Trivia Question #43: Who was the most famous child of Saint Anne and Saint Joachim?
Trivia Question #44: Charles Edouard Jeanneret-Gris once said that a building was a machine for living. By what name was Jeanneret-Gris better known?
Trivia Question #45: Who is the president pictured on the penny?
Trivia Question #46: What British satire magazine, also known as the London Charivari, was published from 1841 to 1992, and was revived in 1996?
Trivia Question #47: On September 26, 1960, Nixon and Kennedy staged their famous debate at WBBM in what city, which JFK was later accused of "stealing"?
Trivia Question #48: Define this musical term: "LENTO":
Trivia Question #49: Mr Smith Goes To Washington was originally planned as a sequel to what Gary Cooper movie?
Trivia Question #50: In 1919, Sir Harry Johnson became the first white guy to ever see an okapi. What is an okapi?
Trivia Question #51: Pick the company that has the slogan "Stop It From The Start."
Trivia Question #52: In popular legend, what pet of Dick Whittington's was sold to a Moorish ruler?
Trivia Question #53: What element not only protects metal from rust, but protects you from dandruff and is the active ingredient in calamine lotion?
Trivia Question #54: What is the exact time it takes the earth to revolve around the sun?
Trivia Question #55: Archie Goodwin was whose sidekick?
Trivia Question #56: Which sort of gemstone would be called a chatoyant?
Trivia Question #57: The physician's Hippocratic oath mentions the name of which of these Greek deities?
Trivia Question #58: Pick the date this occurred: Soviets invade Baltic states.
Trivia Question #59: You know about Cain and Abel, but who was Adam and Eve's third son?
Trivia Question #60: Who was the first president to veto a bill passed by Congress?
Trivia Question #61: In what language does "khaki" mean "dusty"?
Trivia Question #62: From 1932 to 1991, the Russian city of Nizhniy Novgorod was named for which hometown boy, born there in 1868?
Trivia Question #63: Which country does not rely on nuclear power for more than 50% of its total energy supply?
Trivia Question #64: Which river flows through downtown Phoenix?
Trivia Question #65: To what political party did George Washington belong?
Trivia Question #66: What was unusual about Pete Gray, who batted .218 playing 77 games for the St. Louis Browns in 1945?
Trivia Question #67: The name of what Japanese electronics company means "three oceans," namely the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian?
Trivia Question #68: In which year did a botched attempt to install a safety system literally blow the top off the reactor at Chernobyl?
Trivia Question #69: Who was Fred Noonan traveling with when he disappeared?
Trivia Question #70: If you weigh 100 pounds on Earth, how much do you weigh on Jupiter?
Trivia Question #71: What city's name means "white fortress," probably in reference to a medieval fortress called the Kalemegdan?
Trivia Question #72: In 1999, why did Brandi Chastain tear off her shirt on TV?
Trivia Question #73: Who wrote: "How can you come to know yourself? Never by thinking, always by doing. Try to do your duty, and you'll know right away what you amount to."
Trivia Question #74: What Nobel Prize-winner wrote screenplays for such movies as "To Have and Have Not" and "The Big Sleep"?
Trivia Question #75: In which month did V-E Day take place?
Trivia Question #76: What are the world's tallest living organisms?
Trivia Question #77: What Beatles album was originally titled Get Back?
Trivia Question #78: Eddie Arcano won the Triple Crown twice, on Whirlaway in 1941 and on what other horse in 1948?
Trivia Question #79: What NHL team shares a name with a brown bear?
Trivia Question #80: Which position did Johnny Bench play throughout the 1970s?
Trivia Question #81: What writer did the Samoans call Tusitala ("teller of tales") when he lived at the Vailima estate from 1889 to his death in 1894?
Trivia Question #82: Which sex classic was written while in prison to pay the author's debts?
Trivia Question #83: What was unusual about Stella Walsh, who won the 100-meter dash Olympic gold medal in 1932?
Trivia Question #84: What type of creature was the legendary phoenix?
Trivia Question #85: If Pedro Santiago Lopez and Luisa Rodriguez Castillo had a son named Ernesto, what would his proper Spanish name be?
Trivia Question #86: According to legend, who was the brother of Romulus, founder of Rome?
Trivia Question #87: Pick the company that has the slogan "It's All Within Your Reach"
Trivia Question #88: Which 1950s Boston Celtic guard became known as the Houdini of the Hardwood?
Trivia Question #89: Pick the date this occurred: Kiev captured by Germans.
Trivia Question #90: Formerly a women's university, Radcliffe announced in 1999 that it was merging which what institution?
Trivia Question #91: The literary work told through Quentin Compson's conversations with his roommate is:
Trivia Question #92: Who was the President of Mexico in 2000?
Trivia Question #93: As of 2000, which African country has the largest population?
Trivia Question #94: Define this musical term: "ATTACA":
Trivia Question #95: Where does the earth rank in the size of the planets if Jupiter, the largest, is first.
Trivia Question #96: What was John Wayne's last movie?
Trivia Question #97: Who teaches Bart and Lisa Simpson?
Trivia Question #98: What director set many of his movies, including "Ferris Bueller's Day Off," in the fictional Chicago suburb of Shermer, Illinois?
Trivia Question #99: Excluding Mexico, in terms of area, what is the largest country in Central America?
Trivia Question #100: Gay-Lussac's Law states that ________.
Trivia Question #101: Pick the company that has the slogan "Big Bikes For Big Kids"
Trivia Question #102: What is Valentina Tereshkova's claim to fame?
Trivia Question #103: Whose face is on a 1910 Sweet Caporal baseball card, the world's most valuable one?
Trivia Question #104: Which city, whose name means "Northern Capital," did the Ming make their capital in 1420?
Trivia Question #105: If Parthia were still around today, where would it be?
Trivia Question #106: They call themselves Hellenes. What do we call them?
Trivia Question #107: For what magazine did Lisa enter an essay writing contest?
Trivia Question #108: Which country's flag has five stars on a red background?
Trivia Question #109: In the mid-1990s, Bre-X falsely claimed to have found 71 million ounces of something in a Borneo mine. What?
Trivia Question #110: Which two emperors ruled during Jesus' lifetime?
Trivia Question #111: Our word "brusque" comes from the Latin "brusco," for something you use brusquely to get rid of stuff. What was a brusco?
Trivia Question #112: Who was the first NHL Hall of Famer to resume playing in the league?
Trivia Question #113: What is the only temperature that the Celsius and Fahrenheit scales coincide at?
Trivia Question #114: What would you find 15 liters of in a Nebuchadnezzar?
Trivia Question #115: What was the name of Fred Flintstone's paperboy?
Trivia Question #116: Paris-born Stephane Grappelli is known for adapting what instrument to jazz?
Trivia Question #117: Where is Cape Comorin?
Trivia Question #118: Which of the following actors was not a student of Lee Strasberg's?
Trivia Question #119: Which country does not have a crescent on their flag?
Trivia Question #120: What general surrendered just once, at Fort Necessity in 1754?
Trivia Question #121: Eunice Shriver founded the Special Olympics in 1968. Whose sister was she?
Trivia Question #122: What British king was euthanized by his doctor, Lord Dawson, on January 20, 1936, just in time to make the better papers?
Trivia Question #123: Who wrote: "Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet."
Trivia Question #124: When did six countries get together to form the European Coal and Steel Community, a forerunner of the European Union
Trivia Question #125: What is the word for a grouping of storks?
Trivia Question #126: What is the chemical formula for ozone?
Trivia Question #127: Active in Czechoslovakia in the late 1970s, what was Charter 77 lobbying for?
Trivia Question #128: Which Agnes DeMille ballet was the first to use tap dancing, and also included movements from bronco riding and steer roping?
Trivia Question #129: They're legally known as "quiescently frozen confections," but what would you be enjoying if you had a "QFC" in your hands right now?
Trivia Question #130: What was the first No.1 song for The Rolling Stones?
Trivia Question #131: When were the Gaza Strip and West Bank both occupied by Israel?
Trivia Question #132: In which country does a little girl become a living virgin goddess called a kumari?
Trivia Question #133: By what name do we better know Bruce McCulloch, Mark McKinney, Kevin McDonald, Scott Thompson and Dave Foley?
Trivia Question #134: What island has been paired with Antigua since they (and Redonda) became independent in 1981?
Trivia Question #135: What do we make from durum?
Trivia Question #136: Who played Murphy Brown's 93rd ... and last ... secretary?
Trivia Question #137: What former WHA team now plays in Phoenix as the Coyotes?
Trivia Question #138: After destroying Atlanta's warehouses and railroad facilities, Sherman, with 62,000 men begins a March to the Sea. President Lincoln on advice from Grant approved the idea. "I can make Georgia howl!" Sherman boasts.
Trivia Question #139: Who wrote: "Now the twitching stops. Now you are still. We are through with physiology and theology, physics begins."
Trivia Question #140: Which of these soft drink brands has an ad slogan that orders you to "obey your thirst"?
Trivia Question #141: What apparently failed writer spent nearly 20 years working as a customs inspector in New York City, only for his work to be discovered in the 1920s, two decades after he died?
Trivia Question #142: Who served longest as pope?
Trivia Question #143: Who is the first person to win two Nobel Prizes in the same category?
Trivia Question #144: In which field has the unfortunately named I.M. Pei excelled?
Trivia Question #145: Did more people sign the 1787 Constitution, or the 1776 Declaration of Independence?
Trivia Question #146: What logo did a Virginia schoolboy named Antonio Gentile design to win a contest held by Planters in 1916?
Trivia Question #147: Literally meaning "on behalf," what is an ex patre communication in law?
Trivia Question #148: What former missionary to Belgian miners didn't really start to draw until his 20s?
Trivia Question #149: Who has traditionally been the mascot of Frosted Flakes?
Trivia Question #150: Jimmy Page's daughter is...
Trivia Question #151: If you order tartuffo in an Italian restaurant, what will the chef cover in chocolate?
Trivia Question #152: Who got the most popular votes in the presidential election of 1876, yet didn't become president?
Trivia Question #153: In 2001, we found the bones of Madalyn Murray O'Hair and two of her family, who had vanished in 1995. Why had O'Hair become famous?
Trivia Question #154: Define this musical term: "SIMILE":
Trivia Question #155: Near which capital city will you find the Gulf of Martaban and the Mouths of the Irrawaddy?
Trivia Question #156: Which country is the 3rd leading producer of automobiles (following the U.S. and Japan)?
Trivia Question #157: What future pop star played Cleo Hewitt on the TV version of "Fame," Penny Woods on "Good Times" and Charlene DuPrey on "Diff'rent Strokes"?
Trivia Question #158: By a score of 57 to 5, who killed more people: Rambo (in "First Blood, Part II") or Jaws (in the first movie)?
Trivia Question #159: What company sold off its last stake in CompuServe in 1998?
Trivia Question #160: The Minnesota Twins and Texas Rangers both used to be versions of what defunct franchise?
Trivia Question #161: The medieval Feast of Fools was designed to honor this unlikely biblical figure:
Trivia Question #162: One of its moons, Io, has active volcanoes:
Trivia Question #163: What sport probably gets its name from the French word for a shepherd's crook?
Trivia Question #164: What was Elvis Presley's first film?
Trivia Question #165: Which of these household appliances typically contains a butter compartment?
Trivia Question #166: Pick the date this occurred: Greek army repels Italians back into Albania.
Trivia Question #167: As Ben Franklin would tell a Muslim, nothing is certain but death and zakat. What is a zakat?
Trivia Question #168: In May 2001, what company delivered a salami pizza to the International Space Station?
Trivia Question #169: Although England considers itself the birthplace of soccer, it only won the World Cup once. In what year?
Trivia Question #170: The word "chauvinism" comes from Nicolas Chauvin. Why?
Trivia Question #171: Where would you find the nations of Mercosur, the Southern Common Market?
Trivia Question #172: Which moon is larger than the planet Mercury?
Trivia Question #173: What was the last stop on the Underground Railroad?
Trivia Question #174: Which of these items weighs most?
Trivia Question #175: Known for its work on TV, what was Philco originally called?
Trivia Question #176: Which of the Teletubbies did Jerry Falwell's people accuse of being gay?
Trivia Question #177: Pick the company that has the slogan "Good To The Last Drop."
Trivia Question #178: In 1837, where did Friedrich Froebel start the first kindergarten?
Trivia Question #179: Who is said to have written the Book of Revelation?
Trivia Question #180: These two teams played in the first World Series:
Trivia Question #181: Which TV show asked, "Can two divorced men share an apartment without driving each other crazy?"
Trivia Question #182: In Trafalgar Square, Landseer's Lions are at the base of whose column?
Trivia Question #183: Chalcopyrite is an important ore of:
Trivia Question #184: Which mountain range derives its name from the Sanskrit words for "home" and "snow"?
Trivia Question #185: In what Olympic sport is the main objective to pin an opponent's shoulders to a mat?
Trivia Question #186: What is the third largest nation in South America?
Trivia Question #187: Also known for the Barset novels, who wrote a series of novels about the fictional Prime Minister Plantagenet Palliser (aka Lord Omnium)?
Trivia Question #188: Which of these African nations is not, as of 2002, an OPEC member?
Trivia Question #189: Which subatomic particle was discovered first?
Trivia Question #190: Pick the musical term for "More slowly":
Trivia Question #191: What kind of horn is an alto oboe?
Trivia Question #192: Who was the first U.S. president born a citizen in what was officially called the United States of America?
Trivia Question #193: By definition, what is somebody who is sui juris able to do?
Trivia Question #194: Pick the musical term for "Loud":
Trivia Question #195: The French Connection--Gilbert Perreault, Richard Martin and Rene Robert--played for what team?
Trivia Question #196: Helen Hayes had the longest wait between acting Oscar victories--38 years--from "The Sin of Madelon Claudet" to what movie?
Trivia Question #197: In the 1300s, the popes had a "Babylonian Captivity" when they had to rule the Catholic Church from what country?
Trivia Question #198: In what war did Rosie the Riveter first remind American woman that "we can do it"?
Trivia Question #199: The first charcoal briquette, the Kingsford, was invented for what industrialist as a way to use assembly-line byproducts?
Trivia Question #200: Starting in 1976, Anne Rice started writing about what subject, for which she is now closely associated?
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