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Trivia Question #1: What company got to rename Candlestick Park after itself?
Trivia Question #2: On "The Cosby Show," what kind of doctor was Cliff Huxtable?
Trivia Question #3: As Azrael, Jean-Paul Valley normally carries flaming weaponry. But he also stepped into which injured superhero's costume?
Trivia Question #4: What chemical compound shares a name with a trite idea?
Trivia Question #5: Benjamin Franklin thought the American emblem should be which "true original bird of America"?
Trivia Question #6: How far is the earth from the moon?
Trivia Question #7: J.R. Duncan's ranch in Parker, Texas, became so famous in the 1980s that people were paying fortunes for tiny pieces of it. That ranch was used on what show's location shoots?
Trivia Question #8: Pick the company that has the slogan "Giving Power To Your Voice."
Trivia Question #9: Where were the first Pan American Games held in 1951?
Trivia Question #10: What country was the site of the earliest known civilization?
Trivia Question #11: Two weird, egg-laying mammals, the platypus and the echidna, both live in what country's wilds?
Trivia Question #12: Who was the pilot of the American U-2 spy plane that was shot down over the U.S.S.R. in 1960?
Trivia Question #13: Pick the musical term for "Gradually faster":
Trivia Question #14: By what name has Zaire been known?
Trivia Question #15: Who wrote: "Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest."
Trivia Question #16: Which "Smith" was not a famous jazz performer?
Trivia Question #17: Which of these events is not part of today's golf grand slam?
Trivia Question #18: What was the name of the ship in the movie "The Perfect Storm"?
Trivia Question #19: Which is not a type of shoe?
Trivia Question #20: In what year was Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon released?
Trivia Question #21: The word "maudlin" comes from the tearful expression on paintings of whom?
Trivia Question #22: Which state is not among the top ten for total tourism spending?
Trivia Question #23: An oriole is a bird. What is an oriel?
Trivia Question #24: The first woman athlete to win over $100,000 in prize money during a single year was:
Trivia Question #25: In your dark little hearts, can you tell us the name by which we better know Teodor Josef Korzeniowski?
Trivia Question #26: Which of these Denzel Washington movies was not released in 1993, but did earn him his first Oscar?
Trivia Question #27: In an interview in 2000, whom did former US senator Allan Simpson twice call Snoopy Snoopy Poop Dog?
Trivia Question #28: Who wrote the only non-Lennon-McCartney song on the Sgt.Pepper album?
Trivia Question #29: Which of these men was part of Rome's First Triumvirate, not its second?
Trivia Question #30: Which city averages the most sunshine each year (with 90% sunshine)?
Trivia Question #31: Whose depiction at Abu Simbel may have inspired Percy Bysshe Shelley to write "Ozymandias"?
Trivia Question #32: Billie Holiday and Lester Young played for him, and his band was the first to give a command performance for the Queen. Who was he?
Trivia Question #33: Inducted in 1989, where was the first non-North American player in the Hockey Hall of Fame from?
Trivia Question #34: What is lateral commuting?
Trivia Question #35: Who wrote: "There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy."
Trivia Question #36: Pick the musical term for "Tenderness":
Trivia Question #37: Pick the musical term for "Three":
Trivia Question #38: Mayim Bialik ended up at UCLA, studying neuroscience. In what TV show did she star?
Trivia Question #39: What two-word term do we owe to Proctor & Gamble, which sponsored a radio show called Ma Perkins in 1933?
Trivia Question #40: After February 3, 1916, Canada's Senate had to reconvene at the hall of invertebrate fossils at the Museum of Nature. Why?
Trivia Question #41: Once played by John Wayne in the 1968 movie "Hellfighters," what has Red Adair done for a living, most notably in the aftermath of the Gulf War?
Trivia Question #42: In what city did Charles Linbergh land in after his flight across the Atlantic?
Trivia Question #43: What island, owned by Ecuador, is the only place in the world where you would find wild penguins living north of the equator?
Trivia Question #44: Which meridian (line of longitude) is usually considered the dividing line between the dry west and moist east in the United States?
Trivia Question #45: The world's highest waterfall is in:
Trivia Question #46: In which year was tennis player John McEnroe born?
Trivia Question #47: Hoyt Wilhelm retired after 21 seasons with a .088 batting average and hit his only homer in his first at-bat. What position did he play?
Trivia Question #48: How fast was Titanic moving when she hit the iceberg?
Trivia Question #49: Which nerve is located in the human jaw?
Trivia Question #50: On the first Saturday of every May since 1875, the Kentucky Derby has been run at Churchill Downs in what city?
Trivia Question #51: Who wrote: "For most of history, Anonymous was a woman."
Trivia Question #52: The Minotaur was half man and half of which animal?
Trivia Question #53: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army. "I cannot raise my hand against my birthplace, my home, my children."
Trivia Question #54: Who are the only two quarterbacks to throw for more than 1,000 yards in Super Bowl play?
Trivia Question #55: What does "Taj Mahal" mean in English?
Trivia Question #56: You can visit an extinct volcano in Holyrood Park, in the middle of what city?
Trivia Question #57: Which former Black Panther, once imprisoned for allegedly killing an Oakland police officer, was himself shot by police in 1989?
Trivia Question #58: In the 2000-2001 season, what percentage of the players in the NHL were born in Canada?
Trivia Question #59: Guillaume Apollinaire was born in Rome to a Polish mother and an Italian father. What unreal term did he probably coin?
Trivia Question #60: Hoopla comes from the words for "hey there!" in what language?
Trivia Question #61: Doctors call it aeroembolism. Some engineers call it caisson disease. What do we usually call it?
Trivia Question #62: Pick the musical term for "Strictly":
Trivia Question #63: The only three countries in the world whose names begin with "Z" are Zambia, Zaire, and ...?
Trivia Question #64: What monkey-like creature from Madagascar gets its name from night spirits that caused madness among Romans?
Trivia Question #65: In 1906 August von Wasserman instituted a test for which sexually transmitted disease, which can lead to insanity? (The disease, that is ... not the test ...)
Trivia Question #66: In which city were the Olympic summer games in 1952?
Trivia Question #67: Who was the first president to have a woman Secretary of State?
Trivia Question #68: Who wrote "The Great Gatsby"?
Trivia Question #69: Who divorced Mark Philips in 1992?
Trivia Question #70: How long would it take darkness to cover the earth if the sun went out?
Trivia Question #71: Which film company brought us the Bogart classics "Casablanca" and "The Maltese Falcon"?
Trivia Question #72: If you traveled at light speed to the nearest star to the sun, how long would it take you get there?
Trivia Question #73: As the story goes, when are oysters in season?
Trivia Question #74: What is the word for a grouping of hens?
Trivia Question #75: Where did Buddhism begin?
Trivia Question #76: The name of what car company means "the present time" in Korean?
Trivia Question #77: Which philosopher also invented the magnifying lens?
Trivia Question #78: By disinfecting wounds with a solution of carbolic acid, who first used antiseptics?
Trivia Question #79: What phrase is etched on the inner ring of Led Zeppelin's 3rd album?
Trivia Question #80: Two world capitals are named for US presidents. One is in the US. Where is the other?
Trivia Question #81: Richard Dean "MacGyver" Anderson and Mark "Luke Skywalker" Hamill both had roles on which soap opera?
Trivia Question #82: What talk-show host (and fan of author Alice Walker's) was nominated for an Academy Award for the movie version of "The Color Purple"?
Trivia Question #83: In addition to being composers, what other profession did composers Claudio Monteverdi and Antonio Vivaldi share?
Trivia Question #84: During World War II, the US Office of Strategic Services enlisted a secret agent known as Agent 19, despite the fact that he was a communist. Who was Agent 19?
Trivia Question #85: What are you enjoying if you are eating a po'boy in New Orleans?
Trivia Question #86: From which city's Brandenburg Gate did Napoleon once steal the Quadriga, a statue of a winged woman driving a chariot drawn by four horses?
Trivia Question #87: What studio produced such 1980s documentaries as If You Love This Planet and Not a Love Story?
Trivia Question #88: In which decade did Australia become independent?
Trivia Question #89: In his documentary "Roger and Me," Michael Moore traces the decline of what industry in Flint, Michigan?
Trivia Question #90: By definition, what is something that is adjuvant help you do?
Trivia Question #91: In 1900, Sir Arthur Evans discovered at Knossos a huge palace complex that he associated with King Minos and the labyrinth. Where is Knossos?
Trivia Question #92: Who has the most receptions in Super Bowl history?
Trivia Question #93: What did Elisha G. Otis invent in 1857?
Trivia Question #94: Why was William Joyce called Lord Haw-Haw?
Trivia Question #95: Which of these milestones of Canadian financial history is most recent?
Trivia Question #96: Every 150 years, you have a:
Trivia Question #97: Which of these is a synonym for grain alcohol?
Trivia Question #98: Who was the author of the book "Things Fall Apart"?
Trivia Question #99: How many words do the Japanese have for "I"?
Trivia Question #100: The Greek word "galaxy" means:
Trivia Question #101: In What year was Neil Young's Harvest album released?
Trivia Question #102: Found on the Baltic Sea, Pomerania straddled two present-day countries, whose people call it Pomorze and Pommern. What are they?
Trivia Question #103: As the name suggests, how many events make up the heptathlon?
Trivia Question #104: Naturally enough, which state's bird is the Baltimore oriole?
Trivia Question #105: What did the McCulloch Oil Corporation of Los Angeles buy in March 1968 for more than £1 million?
Trivia Question #106: What was Maureen McGovern's contribution to "The Poseidon Adventure" and "The Towering Inferno"?
Trivia Question #107: What group was formed by Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker after Cream?
Trivia Question #108: In the daily comics page, what is an agitron?
Trivia Question #109: Which "G" rated film contains a strong message about the environment?
Trivia Question #110: Pick the date this occurred: Mussolini's Italian Fascist government overthrown.
Trivia Question #111: Which president won as voters answered no to the question, "Are you better off than you were four years ago?"
Trivia Question #112: Almonds, apples, cherries, peaches and strawberries all belong to a family of plant named for which common flower?
Trivia Question #113: Which of these Indian nations would most likely have played lacrosse?
Trivia Question #114: Naturally enough, after the American Revolution, they renamed King's College. To what?
Trivia Question #115: During the Six-Day War, what country (probably accidentally) attacked the USS Liberty?
Trivia Question #116: The Mississippi River rises in Lake Itasca. Where is Lake Itasca?
Trivia Question #117: Which country has the Internet domain code of "ci"?
Trivia Question #118: Where would you find Mesa Verde National Park, famous for its prehistoric cliff dwellings?
Trivia Question #119: How many years did the prohibition of alcohol last in the USA?
Trivia Question #120: Good night, John Boy. What long-running series was based on the made-for-TV movie "The Homecoming"?
Trivia Question #121: What are the names of Milhouse's parents?
Trivia Question #122: Also called baby teeth, how many milk teeth do children have?
Trivia Question #123: What inspired a Francisco Goya painting called "The Third of May, 1808"?
Trivia Question #124: Who was "The Terror of Colorado Boulevard"?
Trivia Question #125: This "boring" Democrat was said to have written 'Boogie All Night!' on the backstage wall at the David Letterman show?
Trivia Question #126: Who recorded "Bad Bad Leroy Brown" in 1973?
Trivia Question #127: Also called shinny, what sport's name comes from the French word for a shepherd's crook?
Trivia Question #128: Pick the date this occurred: Soviet Union invades Finland.
Trivia Question #129: The Upanishads are examples of which religion's literature?
Trivia Question #130: Where does the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, which begins in Apalachee Bay, Florida and extends over 1100 miles, end?
Trivia Question #131: When did the United States resume diplomatic relations with Vietnam by sending Ambassador Peter Peterson to Hanoi?
Trivia Question #132: Who wrote: "We are all born mad. Some remain so."
Trivia Question #133: Which kind of pancake bread is a favorite in Norway?
Trivia Question #134: This is the oldest alcoholic beverage in the world:
Trivia Question #135: What high-tech company got its start out of a dorm room at the University of Texas at Austin in 1984?
Trivia Question #136: In 1985, what country appointed mountaineer Sir Edmund Hillary as its high commissioner to India and Nepal?
Trivia Question #137: Which city was the initial capital city of the Confederacy during the U.S. Civil War in 1861?
Trivia Question #138: In which film did Marilyn Monroe share the screen with Lawrence Olivier?
Trivia Question #139: Pick the musical term for "Light, delicate":
Trivia Question #140: Who was the author of the book "Metamorphoses"?
Trivia Question #141: Which country celebrates the Rose of Tralee Festival each September?
Trivia Question #142: What is the highest continent in the world?
Trivia Question #143: In 1912, Nabisco launched a cookie whose name is either from the Greek word for "mountain," or the French word for "gold." What cookie is this?
Trivia Question #144: In "Halloween", Michael Meyers wore a Halloween mask (painted white) of what famous character?
Trivia Question #145: Although France controls the classification of cognac, the names are English. For example, what does VSOP stand for?
Trivia Question #146: According to a popular expression, a person who wishes to surrender says what?
Trivia Question #147: Which musician became Czechoslovakia's overseas representative for trade, tourism and cultural matters?
Trivia Question #148: Founded in Minnesota in 1867 by a government clerk named Oliver Kelley, by what name is the Patrons of Husbandry better known?
Trivia Question #149: Where were the British first inspired to make mulligatawny soup?
Trivia Question #150: What colossally disastrous movie was directed by Michael Cimino?
Trivia Question #151: What were a Greek hero named Agamemnon and a French revolutionary named Jean Marat both doing when they were killed?
Trivia Question #152: Who was the drummer for Page's first dream band that only came out with one song named "Beck's Bolero"?
Trivia Question #153: Which of the "Survivors" did commercials for Blistex and co-starred in "The Animal"?
Trivia Question #154: Which literary character encounters a monarch known as the "Red Queen"?
Trivia Question #155: Which of the following is associated with the term "plucking?"
Trivia Question #156: In what book does Jepthah apparently become the only person in the Bible to sacrifice a human being to God?
Trivia Question #157: Pick the company that has the slogan "Find Your Game."
Trivia Question #158: Agent Orange contains this chemical compound:
Trivia Question #159: Which of these countries was not considered one of the "autonomous communities within the British Empire, equal in status" during the 1930s?
Trivia Question #160: Who was the first captain to survive a circumnavigation of the world in his own ship?
Trivia Question #161: Who was the author of the book "The Devil to Pay in the Backlands"?
Trivia Question #162: What Biblical figure's name is now used to refer to a brazen, forward woman?
Trivia Question #163: Because he had to share a bed with a merchant named Joshua Speed, what president is thought by some to have been gay?
Trivia Question #164: Pick the musical term for "Ger. A full orchestral score":
Trivia Question #165: Which country annexed the West Bank in 1950?
Trivia Question #166: What was John Bonham's nickname?
Trivia Question #167: Pick the musical term for "Majestically":
Trivia Question #168: Which of the following are newspaper/TV headlines from the 'Bigfoot' episode?
Trivia Question #169: Slow and steady won what animal the race in the famous Aesop fable?
Trivia Question #170: What famous religious revolutionary once said, 'Here I stand. I can do no otherwise.'?
Trivia Question #171: What 1982 Richard Attenborough bio-pic was originally going to star either Alec Guinness or Anthony Hopkins?
Trivia Question #172: What kind of creature is the caterpillar hunter?
Trivia Question #173: At what temperature (in degrees F) does charcoal ignite?
Trivia Question #174: In Britain, most kings have "sequels" ... George I, George II, George III and so on. Since 1066, which two kings never had sequels?
Trivia Question #175: What is the word for a grouping of peeps?
Trivia Question #176: Which writer was born in Florida, Missouri, but raised in Hannibal, Missouri?
Trivia Question #177: Who wrote: "All that we see or seem Is but a dream within a dream."
Trivia Question #178: Which former calypso singer wrote songs for BB King and played Kunta Kinte's grandmother in the TV miniseries "Roots"?
Trivia Question #179: Eire is the Gaelic name for what country?
Trivia Question #180: Used as training for warfare, what sport was once an Aboriginal game called baggataway?
Trivia Question #181: Which TV family had a sheepdog named Tiger?
Trivia Question #182: In what year did the Diamondbacks and Devil Rays join the major leagues?
Trivia Question #183: The Spine-tailed Swift is the world's fastest bird. Approximately how fast has it been clocked at?
Trivia Question #184: Who died of colon cancer on February 12, 2000, the night before the last new "Peanuts" appeared in newspapers?
Trivia Question #185: Which continent has the highest number of Christians?
Trivia Question #186: Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, of course. Who else did?
Trivia Question #187: "The Age of Jackson" and "A Thousand Days" are works of this noted historian:
Trivia Question #188: Which saying is attributed to author Henry David Thoreau?
Trivia Question #189: For which hockey team did both Bobby Hull and Gordie Howe briefly play in February 1980?
Trivia Question #190: Which Mexican state is the most agriculturally productive?
Trivia Question #191: Where is Gorki Park?
Trivia Question #192: Found in a state called Karnataka, Bangalore is the home of which country's space program?
Trivia Question #193: Which country has both English and Quechua as official languages?
Trivia Question #194: Supposedly, Alexander the Great met a man he called Sandrocottus in Punjab in 326 BC. What did the locals call him?
Trivia Question #195: Based on his home nation, what nickname was given to NBA player Rik Smits?
Trivia Question #196: What book of the Bible did Martin Luther call an "epistle of straw"?
Trivia Question #197: Edvard Grieg wrote incidental music for a Henrik Ibsen play called "Peer Gynt." What country were both Grieg and Ibsen from?
Trivia Question #198: Created by Tony Hillerman, what do the Navaho characters Jim Chee and Joe Leaphorn do for a living?
Trivia Question #199: What was the name of the B-29 that dropped a bomb on Hiroshima?
Trivia Question #200: Which vegetable offers the highest source of calcium?
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