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Trivia Question #1: Oh the humanity! What event did WLS radio reporter Herbert Morrison cover at Lakehurst, New Jersey, on May 6, 1937?
Trivia Question #2: All of these are considered root vegetables except:
Trivia Question #3: What is the largest country in Africa in area?
Trivia Question #4: Which country does not share a border with Lithuania?
Trivia Question #5: What Oscar-winning actor became president of the National Rifle Association in 1998?
Trivia Question #6: The North Star is found in what constellation?
Trivia Question #7: Which country was once known as the Dutch East Indies?
Trivia Question #8: What is a genecenter?
Trivia Question #9: Define this musical term: "G.P. (GENERAL PAUSE)":
Trivia Question #10: Define this musical term: "POCO A POCO":
Trivia Question #11: On Christmas Eve 1906, what did Reginald Fessenden become the first person to do?
Trivia Question #12: The Bachelor eventually proposed to Helene Eksterowicz, although they never did marry. Who was the Bachelor?
Trivia Question #13: Pick the company that has the slogan "How Money Works Now."
Trivia Question #14: What is a fowling piece?
Trivia Question #15: Which was the first magazine devoted exclusively to rock music?
Trivia Question #16: What kind of store did Frederick August Otto Schwarz open in New York City in 1870?
Trivia Question #17: Bandar Seri Begawan sounds like it might be the name of a religious leader, but it's actually the new name of which country's capital?
Trivia Question #18: In TV's "Star Trek" what is the registration number of the U.S.S. "Enterprise"?
Trivia Question #19: Who was the author of the book "Confessions of Zeno"?
Trivia Question #20: Which is an example of a portmanteau word?
Trivia Question #21: British comedian Alfred Hawthorne Hill changed two thirds of that name in honor of what comedian?
Trivia Question #22: Budgie is another name for what bird?
Trivia Question #23: The Afrikaans language is spoken in South Africa. It is a derivative of?
Trivia Question #24: In Roman numerals, what does it mean if you put a line over a number?
Trivia Question #25: Pick the company that has the slogan "Get _______. It Pays."
Trivia Question #26: Home to Sugar Loaf Mountain, what city's people are known as cariocas?
Trivia Question #27: In 964 AD, John XII was beaten to death by a man he was cuckolding. His successor died while committing adultery. What position did both men hold?
Trivia Question #28: He became president of Mexico in 1867 after leading the uprising against Maximilian:
Trivia Question #29: In which year was "I Love Lucy" first televised?
Trivia Question #30: Which children's classic was written by a Canadian writer?
Trivia Question #31: Whom did Pat Andrzejewski marry?
Trivia Question #32: This infamous group won a grammy for for the album 'Girl You Know It's True', but they never sang on it.
Trivia Question #33: Who wrote: "A short saying oft contains much wisdom."
Trivia Question #34: What medical missionary became famous for treating people along the coasts of Labrador and Newfoundland?
Trivia Question #35: Where are or were most speakers of the Dravidian languages?
Trivia Question #36: How many sperm are there in the average ejaculation?
Trivia Question #37: In "The Blues Brothers", what does SCMODS stand for?
Trivia Question #38: How did Roberto Clemente die on New Year's Eve, 1972?
Trivia Question #39: Which religion's members, who meet in Kingdom Halls, produce periodicals called "Watchtower" and "Awake!"?
Trivia Question #40: Depending on how you define your terms, either the Etruscan shrew or the bumblebee bat is the smallest of which animals?
Trivia Question #41: Who was the first president to serve a full eight years?
Trivia Question #42: Gens du pays by Gilles Vigneault is sometimes called what place's national anthem?
Trivia Question #43: Pick the company that has the slogan "The Real American Fragrance."
Trivia Question #44: On "Knight Rider," what kind of car was the Knight Industries 2000 (or KITT, or short)?
Trivia Question #45: The large hoop used to expand a woman's skirt back in the 16th century is called a ________.
Trivia Question #46: Which cause did the Irish Sweepstakes benefit?
Trivia Question #47: Which of the following would you be most likely to find in a scullery?
Trivia Question #48: Who wrote "Confessions of a Travelling Salesman"?
Trivia Question #49: In the 1960s, fans called Arnie's Army followed the leading star of what increasingly popular sport?
Trivia Question #50: Set in Florida in 1954, what is the highest grossing Canadian movie ever made?
Trivia Question #51: In 1972, radio actor Norman Shelley claimed to have made the famous recording of whose "fight on the beaches" speech?
Trivia Question #52: What Montreal boulevard, known as the Main, has been home to immigrants living between the city's English and French communities?
Trivia Question #53: Pick the date this occurred: Japanese enter Rangoon.
Trivia Question #54: Which of these men was president most recently?
Trivia Question #55: What type of airplane was Francis Gary Powers flying when he was forced down by the Russians?
Trivia Question #56: Who recorded "Baby Hold On" in 1978?
Trivia Question #57: The Moors used to rule from a Granada palace called the Alhambra in what country?
Trivia Question #58: In the movie version of "Tommy," who played the Pinball Wizard ... and had a top-10 UK hit with a version of "Pinball Wizard"?
Trivia Question #59: The word "sahara" is Arabic for what?
Trivia Question #60: Boston and Cleveland are both ringed by "emerald necklaces." What are they?
Trivia Question #61: Lego gets its name from the phrase "leg godt," meaning "play well" in which language?
Trivia Question #62: As portrayed by Robert De Niro in a Martin Scorsese movie, who was Jake LaMotta?
Trivia Question #63: How many pieces of bun does a McDonald's Big Mac contain?
Trivia Question #64: Once golf balls were made of leather and were stuffed with what?
Trivia Question #65: John Wayne's "The Green Berets" was the only major Hollywood feature made about this war while it was still going on. Which one?
Trivia Question #66: What sport, part of the Olympics from 1896 to 1924, was reintroduced in 1988?
Trivia Question #67: In Europe, you get Creutzfeld-Jacob disease from eating mad cows. But in Kentucky, you get it from a burgoo stew of scrambled eggs and the brains of which animal?
Trivia Question #68: Zymurgy and zymology are names for what science, beloved of beer-drinkers everywhere?
Trivia Question #69: How many ounces were there in the Big Gulp sold in the early 1980s at 7-Eleven?
Trivia Question #70: What does a Wingardium Leviosa spell do?
Trivia Question #71: Will Smith and Wilt Chamberlain both went to Overbrook High School in what city?
Trivia Question #72: Archie Andrews can't seem to decide between Betty and Veronica. What are their last names?
Trivia Question #73: Where was the first YMCA in North America?
Trivia Question #74: Seattle Washington is built on how many hills?
Trivia Question #75: Who displaced Bobby Orr to become the NHL's all-time top scoring defenseman?
Trivia Question #76: In which season did Wilt Chamberlain become the first basketball player to score more than 4,000 points in regular season play?
Trivia Question #77: In which country did the rebellion at the Eureka Stockade occur?
Trivia Question #78: When you eat avocados, smell orchids or testify in court, you are paying indirect homage to what body part, linked etymologically to "avocado," "orchid" and "testify"?
Trivia Question #79: Madrid's nightcrawling denizens are known as gatos. What animal is called "gato" in Spanish?
Trivia Question #80: Lucifer, ironically, is Latin for "light-bearer," and the name originally applied to what?
Trivia Question #81: Where and when did Jonathan Swift live?
Trivia Question #82: Pick the company that has the slogan "There Isn't A Business We Can't Improve."
Trivia Question #83: Elizabeth's successor, who was the first Stuart king of England?
Trivia Question #84: What former Disneyland employee has hosted "Saturday Night Live" most often?
Trivia Question #85: Where was Roberto Clemente, the first Hispanic player in the Baseball Hall of Fame, born?
Trivia Question #86: Who originally planned to call his "Catch-22" "Catch-18" instead?
Trivia Question #87: The heel of which of these shoes is always lower than its toe?
Trivia Question #88: Who is the only man to knock out Muhammad Ali in a heavyweight title fight?
Trivia Question #89: Define this musical term: "RUBATO":
Trivia Question #90: How many hours of sunlight will strike the Arctic Circle on September 23, 1998?
Trivia Question #91: Nicknamed for Babe Ruth, what was Babe Didrikson's real first name?
Trivia Question #92: Which of these sea creatures is notable for having a single tusk protruding from its head?
Trivia Question #93: What company coined the word "zipper" for a slide fastener?
Trivia Question #94: In what level of earth's atmosphere can you find the Van Allen Belts?
Trivia Question #95: What type of animal is the walrus?
Trivia Question #96: Which co-star of "My Best Friend's Wedding" has written two comic novels, including "Hello Darling, Are You Working?" and "The Hairdressers of San Tropez"?
Trivia Question #97: What is Austria's official language?
Trivia Question #98: On November 6, 1980, what company signed a short-sighted contract that allowed Bill Gates to change computing forever?
Trivia Question #99: Sher Khan was an Afghan leader of northern India. Who was Shere Khan (with an E)?
Trivia Question #100: An alloy is a solution of ________.
Trivia Question #101: Gerard Adriaan Heineken got his mom to finance his beer business as a way to get people off hard liquor. Where did he live?
Trivia Question #102: Indiana Jones notwithstanding, many Rastafarians say the Ark of the Covenant is in the Church of St. Mary of Zion in Aksum, part of which country's Tigray province?
Trivia Question #103: Pick the date this occurred: Japanese surrender.
Trivia Question #104: In what city would we have tuned in to "Tool Time," hosted by Tim Taylor?
Trivia Question #105: What is so peculiar about Schrodinger's cat?
Trivia Question #106: What product did Arthur Hoyt Scott advertise as "Waldorf Tissue" that was as "soft as old linen"?
Trivia Question #107: My movie "Never on a Sunday" was set in Piraeus, and I represented Piraeus in Greece's parliament. Who am I?
Trivia Question #108: The National Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center is in a city that overlooks the Chisholm Trail, a city settled on a single afternoon on April 22, 1889. Where?
Trivia Question #109: What is the ECU?
Trivia Question #110: Which state is home to the most caves?
Trivia Question #111: What unusual ability do swiftlets and oilbirds have?
Trivia Question #112: Who made "Idlewild South" (1970)?
Trivia Question #113: What's the second-largest country in the world after Russia?
Trivia Question #114: Which polio-stricken American president was so active in the March of Dimes that, in 1945, they put his face on the dime?
Trivia Question #115: What is the only Ivy League school that shares its name with the town it's in?
Trivia Question #116: What is C12 H22 O11?
Trivia Question #117: Thanks to the fact that they had horses, who swept into Egypt in the 17th century BC and founded the 15th Dynasty?
Trivia Question #118: What state is John F. Kennedy buried in?
Trivia Question #119: Which layer of the atmosphere is located between the thermosphere and the stratosphere?
Trivia Question #120: Define this musical term: "LENT":
Trivia Question #121: In philosophy, a monist is the opposite of a/an:
Trivia Question #122: Properly called the red-tail hawk, what bird's name is used to describe men, straight or gay, who prefer much younger sex partners, preferably teens?
Trivia Question #123: Not that you want to be lost here, but where is the Kalahari Desert?
Trivia Question #124: If you had entered the Irish Sweepstakes, you'd have bet on the Grand National, held at Aintree near Liverpool. What is the Grand National?
Trivia Question #125: With her poetic name, Carrie A. Nation became famous serving what cause?
Trivia Question #126: Steven Spielberg is my godfather and I'm godmother to Kurt Cobain's daughter. Who am I?
Trivia Question #127: Who recorded "Alley-Oop" in 1960?
Trivia Question #128: Which wine is not chilled before serving?
Trivia Question #129: What (or who) are FORTRAN, COBOL and ALGOL?
Trivia Question #130: Where is Arizona?
Trivia Question #131: Which place is not part of the Atlantic Ocean?
Trivia Question #132: Name the singer: "She's a good girl, loves her mama, Loves Jesus, and America too"?
Trivia Question #133: Victory for Gen. Ulysses S. Grant in Tennessee, capturing Fort Henry, and ten days later Fort Donelson. Grant earns the nickname "Unconditional Surrender" Grant.
Trivia Question #134: How many zero's are there in a ‘quadrillion’?
Trivia Question #135: What novel is based upon a war Orwell fought in?
Trivia Question #136: Where did Howard Carter find King Tut?
Trivia Question #137: British and Canadian conservatives are sometimes called Tories. What was a Tory originally?
Trivia Question #138: Gerontology is the study of:
Trivia Question #139: The Charreada is Mexico's national:
Trivia Question #140: Who made "Fables Of The Reconstruction" in 1985?
Trivia Question #141: Where would you find your canthus?
Trivia Question #142: The revolt which overthrew Soviet-style Communism in Czechoslovakia was the:
Trivia Question #143: Pick the date this occurred: Soviets capture Warsaw.
Trivia Question #144: In about 1700, Daniel Defoe changed his name. What had it been?
Trivia Question #145: After breaking up with his "Edward Scissorhands" co-star in 1993, who changed his "Winona Forever" tattoo to "Wino Forever"?
Trivia Question #146: What is the chemical symbol for gold?
Trivia Question #147: On the Fox cartoon, what was the battle cry of the superhero called the Tick?
Trivia Question #148: Not that you want more than one, but what is the proper plural of "mother in law"?
Trivia Question #149: The 2000 anthem "Who Let the Dogs Out" is based on what country's junkanoo music?
Trivia Question #150: If you are given a quotidian task, how often do you have to do it?
Trivia Question #151: What is the peak value in the Modified Mercalli Scale of Earthquake Intensity?
Trivia Question #152: In Queens, New York, in 1930, Michael Cullen opened King Kullen, credited as the first of its kind. What was it?
Trivia Question #153: Whose family motto, "Orbis Non Sufficit," became (in its English translation) the name of a movie about him?
Trivia Question #154: Which Norwegian composer did Claude Debussy call a "pink bon bon wrapped in snow"?
Trivia Question #155: Photography literally means "writing with light" in what language?
Trivia Question #156: According to Ann Landers, how should you tell a neighbor his dog keeps you awake at nite?
Trivia Question #157: What is special about Sirius, the Dog Star?
Trivia Question #158: What extremely annoying Gungan lived on Naboo?
Trivia Question #159: In Moscow's Red Square, you would find GUM opposite the Lenin Mausoleum. What is GUM?
Trivia Question #160: What city was The Lovin' Spoonful's Summer in the City about?
Trivia Question #161: Which fictional character has been portrayed by more than 70 actors in more than 200 films since 1900?
Trivia Question #162: Who wrote: "The quickest way to end a war is to lose it."
Trivia Question #163: In Animal Farm, which two pigs are the main leaders of Animal Farm?
Trivia Question #164: Which comic strip got its start when Scott Adams doodled to kill time while sitting in Cubicle 4S700R at Pacific Bell?
Trivia Question #165: All these words function as both nouns and verbs except:
Trivia Question #166: In which year did Woody Guthrie die?
Trivia Question #167: Who wrote: "My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music."
Trivia Question #168: What was historic about the Pittsburgh Pirates lineup card on September 1, 1971?
Trivia Question #169: What does the Latin term "ergo" mean?
Trivia Question #170: Which president made the quote, "That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves."?
Trivia Question #171: What was the wall dividing England & Scotland named after?
Trivia Question #172: Who supposedly rode a horse a really fortunate horse named Aethenoth?
Trivia Question #173: Working as a cashier at a Vancouver Starbucks, bassist Mike Kroeger handed back a lot of change, inspiring the name of which band?
Trivia Question #174: Parcheesi is sometimes called the national game of which country?
Trivia Question #175: If I win a court case, why might I get damages as a solatium?
Trivia Question #176: Who was world heavyweight boxing champion throughout World War II?
Trivia Question #177: In addition to co-founding the Methodist Church, John Wesley is known for saying that something is indeed next to godliness. What would this be?
Trivia Question #178: In the 50s, a new style of music was coined "Rock and Roll" by:
Trivia Question #179: What can be classified under the Galton-Henry system?
Trivia Question #180: Which African country is the most populous?
Trivia Question #181: Lori Alden Black called herself Lorax and played bass guitar for the Melvins. Who is her mother?
Trivia Question #182: Who was the last president to serve in office during the admission of states to the union?
Trivia Question #183: Who invaded the Frankish empire in the 9th century?
Trivia Question #184: Who was the only occupant of Berlin's Spandau Prison for 20 years, until he died in 1987?
Trivia Question #185: Which country has a majority of its population composed of guest workers and has been ruled by the al-Sabah dynasty since 1756?
Trivia Question #186: Sometimes called Afghanistan's national sport, buzkashi involves scoring points by carrying what object?
Trivia Question #187: Which Crazy Canuck was the first non-European to win the World Cup downhill skiing championship, but never managed better than an Olympic bronze?
Trivia Question #188: In the human body, blood is transported in veins and arteries. The difference between the two is that:
Trivia Question #189: Because Crown Prince Abdullah wasn’t a union member, he had no speaking lines when he appeared in 1995 as a medical officer in the "Investigations" episode of Voyager. Of what country did he become king?
Trivia Question #190: Mace is defined as all but which of the following?
Trivia Question #191: After a bout with non-Hodgkins lymphoma, what NHL captain came back to play for Canadiens in 2002?
Trivia Question #192: What "beloved" African American writer was born Chloe Anthony Wofford?
Trivia Question #193: Which of the following is NOT a play by Sophocles?
Trivia Question #194: Thanks to his performance in Nagano, what skier became the all-time most decorated Winter Olympian?
Trivia Question #195: Which African country takes it name for the Bantu word for "stone dwelling" in memory of an extensive stone ruin within its borders?
Trivia Question #196: In which year were the battles of the Somme and Verdun fought?
Trivia Question #197: In the movie "Aliens", what was Newt's real name?
Trivia Question #198: In the Bible, which wicked woman was torn apart and eaten by dogs?
Trivia Question #199: Match the slogan "The Taste You Trust."
Trivia Question #200: Bubonic plague is often carried by infected:
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