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Trivia Question #1: Where is the largest known concentration of dinosaur remains?
Trivia Question #2: Thomas Kurtz and John Kemeny met at the math department of Dartmouth, where they decided to come up with what easy-to-use computer language?
Trivia Question #3: Who was Pindar?
Trivia Question #4: Which Communist was born Lev Bronstein?
Trivia Question #5: From which country did artists Jose Clemente Orozco and Diego Rivera hail?
Trivia Question #6: About how many blood cells are produced and destroyed in the average human body every second?
Trivia Question #7: What animal has the largest brain proportionate to its body?
Trivia Question #8: Where would you find the highest mountain in North America?
Trivia Question #9: An affair with Jessica Hahn started unraveling whose career?
Trivia Question #10: In a rare tie, veteran Katharine Hepburn had to share one of her Oscars with the woman making her screen debut as Fanny Brice in "Funny Girl." Who?
Trivia Question #11: My first big hit was "Alexander's Ragtime Band," but I could only play and compose in F sharp. Who am I?
Trivia Question #12: Because Teddy Roosevelt was so taken with a plaque depicting him, which president is the only one facing to the right on US coins?
Trivia Question #13: Which artist painted "Portrait of Dr. Gachet," which fetched a record $82.5 million at a New York auction in May 1990?
Trivia Question #14: What star of "Casablanca" died on his or her own birthday in 1982?
Trivia Question #15: George W. Bush made a small fortune from his investment in what baseball team?
Trivia Question #16: In which country are you most likely to eat a soup called chlodnik?
Trivia Question #17: The first all-electronic computer, built at the University of Pennsylvania, took up a whole room and could barely keep up with today's laptops. What was it called?
Trivia Question #18: Which U.S. state is not generally considered to be part of the Corn Belt?
Trivia Question #19: Which city does U.S. Interstate 80 not pass through?
Trivia Question #20: Which actor played Clarence Darrow in the film version of "Inherit the Wind"?
Trivia Question #21: You remember the show "Falcon Crest"? What was Falcon Crest?
Trivia Question #22: What did medical student Roger Bannister do at Oxford on May 6, 1954, that attracted world attention?
Trivia Question #23: Lot's wife turned to salt. But how was Lot related to Abraham?
Trivia Question #24: In 2001, Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, formerly Simeon II, became prime minister of a country he once ruled as king. Which one?
Trivia Question #25: What tasty treat was introduced to North America at the 1964 New York World's Fair?
Trivia Question #26: Who was the author of the book "The Complete Tales"?
Trivia Question #27: Washington DC is not a state itself, but is found between which two states?
Trivia Question #28: Pick the date this occurred: Germans occupy Rome.
Trivia Question #29: As of 2002, what is the only TV show for which John Cleese has won an Emmy?
Trivia Question #30: Which of these literary names has not come to mean "a seductive male"?
Trivia Question #31: Who wrote: "Come forth, Lazarus! And he came fifth and lost the job."
Trivia Question #32: The inventor of chewing gum, William Semple, intended it mainly as:
Trivia Question #33: What Bond movie, Pierce Brosnan's first, was also the first not to be based in any way on Ian Fleming's work?
Trivia Question #34: During the conquest of the land of Cannan, the Ark of the Covenant was carried around and around what city?
Trivia Question #35: Who doesn't belong in here: Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Ringo Starr, Keith Richards?
Trivia Question #36: Sarah Kozer, a veteran of foot-fetish videos, gave oral sex to what reality-show title character?
Trivia Question #37: What word now describes people who appreciate fine food, but once meant Greek philosophers who emphasized pleasure over religion?
Trivia Question #38: As of 2001, how many regular-season games are there in a Major League Baseball season?
Trivia Question #39: In Japan, what is kabuki?
Trivia Question #40: What was the Black Hole of Calcutta?
Trivia Question #41: What sultanate, found in the southeastern corner of the Arabian peninsula, is the traditional home of Sindbad the Sailor?
Trivia Question #42: Three founding members of the band Talking Heads met while they were students at which school?
Trivia Question #43: To what distance does the 20 in 20/20 vision refer?
Trivia Question #44: Pick the musical term for "Ger. Little":
Trivia Question #45: What country's patron saint, Stanislas, was slain in a Krakow cathedral by one of its kings, Boleslaw II?
Trivia Question #46: Which apostle is the patron saint of desperate causes?
Trivia Question #47: Which country is home to the most refugees? (1997 data)
Trivia Question #48: Where is the Hula Valley?
Trivia Question #49: On a 1982 episode of what TV show did Willis (Todd Bridges) front a band called the Afrodisiacs, which included his girlfriend Charlene (Janet Jackson) and his stepsister Kimberly (Dana Plato)?
Trivia Question #50: Who wrote: "Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes.)"
Trivia Question #51: A Winnebago is an RV. But in which state is Lake Winnebago?
Trivia Question #52: Only two prime ministers have died in office. One is John A. Macdonald. Who is the other?
Trivia Question #53: What governor of Puerto Rico went on to discover Florida?
Trivia Question #54: What continent's only real river is the Onyx River, which feeds Lake Vanda?
Trivia Question #55: In the game blackjack, which of these words describes a hand of cards totaling higher than 21?
Trivia Question #56: Who recorded the groundbreaking jazz album "Kind of Blue" in 1959?
Trivia Question #57: You bastards! Kenny McCormick dies a horrible death on almost every episode of what TV show?
Trivia Question #58: Hiawatha was the star of a poem by Longfellow, but in real life, what nation did he belong to?
Trivia Question #59: If the Siamese Twins went back to Siam, where would they have gone?
Trivia Question #60: Who was the pet boy in "Peabody's Improbable History," who would join the time-traveling dog in his Wayback Machine?
Trivia Question #61: Use the Force for this one. Who played oldest son David Bradford in the pilot episode of "Eight is Enough"?
Trivia Question #62: Jay "Dizzy" Dean's brother joined him on the Cardinals roster. What was his name?
Trivia Question #63: As explained in the Tragically Hip song "50-Mission Cap," "the last goal [Bill Barilko] ever scored" won what team the Stanley Cup?
Trivia Question #64: Which of these is neither a standard poker game nor a variation of poker?
Trivia Question #65: How many stars are in the Paramount logo?
Trivia Question #66: Although best known as a surfer, Duke Kahanamoku broke what Olympic record in 1912?
Trivia Question #67: Which country used to be called South West Africa?
Trivia Question #68: Although the FDA pulled fen-phen from the market in 1997, in 1999 it approved Xenical. What does it do?
Trivia Question #69: A zakuska assortment is generally served with ice-cold vodka. "Zabuska" is an hors d'oeuvre in what country?
Trivia Question #70: What hand was Wild Bill Hickok holding when he was shot?
Trivia Question #71: Which famous symbol was variously represented as a chalice, dish or stone?
Trivia Question #72: Forget zillions. What is a googolplex?
Trivia Question #73: LA isn't exactly known for lakes, so why is its NBA team called the Lakers?
Trivia Question #74: In 1900, Charles Comiskey relocated and named the St. Paul Saints. To what?
Trivia Question #75: Simon and Milo are animated characters who appear most often in videos for what band?
Trivia Question #76: Named from the Latin for "fellow slave," where would a concierge usually work?
Trivia Question #77: Which of the following services does the United Nations Headquarters in New York City not provide for itself?
Trivia Question #78: Pick the company that has the slogan "That's More Like It."
Trivia Question #79: Which of these TV series was produced by the same team responsible for "Airplane!"?
Trivia Question #80: In which state do most of the people in Kansas City live?
Trivia Question #81: What animal would you find in Margaret Atwood's Eye, in Kurt Vonnegut's Cradle and on Tennessee Williams' Hot Tin Roof?
Trivia Question #82: In what former world capital was Beethoven born?
Trivia Question #83: The Coen brothers' movie "O Brother Where Art Thou" is loosely based on what literary classic?
Trivia Question #84: What is the only food mentioned in the Lord's Prayer?
Trivia Question #85: The only animal listed that is a vegetarian is the:
Trivia Question #86: I was born on March 14, 1879, in Ulm, Germany. I died on April 18, 1955, in Princeton, New Jersey. Who am I?
Trivia Question #87: While trying to fly around the world Amelia Earhart disappeared...
Trivia Question #88: Who slew the Minotaur?
Trivia Question #89: The Bill Clinton roman-a-clef "Primary Colors" was originally written by "Anonymous," who turned out to be what Newsweek columnist?
Trivia Question #90: What was the number painted on the side on "Herbie" the Volkswagon bug in the movie "The Love Bug"?
Trivia Question #91: Where and when did Gunter Grass live?
Trivia Question #92: Who wrote: "They can do all because they think they can."
Trivia Question #93: In what year did Queen Victoria die?
Trivia Question #94: What did Gregg Toland contribute to both "Citizen Kane" and "The Grapes of Wrath"?
Trivia Question #95: What is the capital of Switzerland?
Trivia Question #96: This president was the first to say 'We Shall Overcome' before Congress.
Trivia Question #97: The 1951 comeback of Joe Louis came to an abrupt end when what future champion knocked him out?
Trivia Question #98: Which famous musician is not matched with the instrument he played?
Trivia Question #99: What do fans of deltiology collect?
Trivia Question #100: About how many hours a day do elephants sleep?
Trivia Question #101: On Dire Straits' "Money for Nothing," what rock star sings "I want my MTV"?
Trivia Question #102: What product did 3M develop after an employee's paper bookmarks fell out of his hymnal?
Trivia Question #103: Which of these provinces does not have a Union Jack on its flag?
Trivia Question #104: In what year did Hubert Humphrey first win election to the U.S. Senate?
Trivia Question #105: When was the Louisiana Purchase?
Trivia Question #106: Which famous American author has been a recluse since the 1960's?
Trivia Question #107: Into what object did James Whistler incorporate his initials, as his way of signing his paintings?
Trivia Question #108: Which of these actors was named for both a Beatles song and a Thomas Hardy novel?
Trivia Question #109: On what planet, covered by blue clouds of methane, is pressure so high that atmospheric carbon compresses into diamond rain?
Trivia Question #110: During a home game in March 2002, Espen Knutsen's slapshot ended up killing 13-year-old Britannie Cecil. What team was Knutsen playing for?
Trivia Question #111: A couple expecting a child is often said to "hear the patter of" what?
Trivia Question #112: Ronald Reagan and Charleton Heston may have turned into right-wingers, but they have been president of what union?
Trivia Question #113: What mountain do the Tibetans call Chomolungma, and the Nepalese call Sagarmatha?
Trivia Question #114: Why is the following a trick question: "In which episode of 'Star Trek' did Captain Kirk say, 'Beam me up, Scotty'?"
Trivia Question #115: Who holds the NFL single game record for pass attempts and completions?
Trivia Question #116: Crystal City, Texas, made spinach. Chester, Illinois, was home for Elzie Segar. Both towns statues erected statues of whom?
Trivia Question #117: Which statement is not true of the biblical hero Samson?
Trivia Question #118: Which Margaret Laurence novel follows the life of Hagar Shipley from Manawaka, Manitoba?
Trivia Question #119: In 1999, the controversial Marge Schott signed a $67-million deal to sell controlling interest in which baseball team?
Trivia Question #120: What U.S. President received every electoral vote in an election?
Trivia Question #121: What was the birth rate per minute in India in 1988?
Trivia Question #122: In March 2001, Glenn Hughes was buried in his Village People costume. Which Village Person was he?
Trivia Question #123: In a 1954 book called "Seduction of the Innocent," Dr. Fredric Wertham accused which pair of superheroes of being gay?
Trivia Question #124: Cotswold, Merino and Lincoln are breeds of:
Trivia Question #125: What is the capital of Slovakia ?
Trivia Question #126: What date is it in the beginning of 1984?
Trivia Question #127: What is a vicuna?
Trivia Question #128: What member of George W. Bush's team had also been Gerald Ford's chief of staff and US defense secretary during the Persian Gulf War?
Trivia Question #129: Which of these stars is called the North Star?
Trivia Question #130: In what movie does James Cromwell play Dr. Zefram Cochrane, the inventor of warp drive?
Trivia Question #131: Born Jenna Massoli, Jenna Jameson is best known for making what kind of movies?
Trivia Question #132: Where would you most likely find a Denver boot?
Trivia Question #133: In about 330 BC, a Greek scholar named Pytheas of Massilia sailed around what island, describing its inhabitants as Celts?
Trivia Question #134: The original "devil's advocate" was properly called a promoter of the faith. What was he arguing over?
Trivia Question #135: What ancient country sits atop the mid-Atlantic ridge, a focus of ongoing volcanism and earthquakes?
Trivia Question #136: In 1978, the US Commerce Department decided that hurricanes could be named after boys. Subsequently, what was the first hurricane with a male name?
Trivia Question #137: What nickname was shared by both baseball player Whitey Ford and singer Frank Sinatra?
Trivia Question #138: What "Bonanza" star left the ranch to command the "Battlestar Galactica"?
Trivia Question #139: What Shakespeare play has most often been made into movie versions, producing starring roles for Lawrence Olivier, Kenneth Branagh, Mel Gibson and Ethan Hawke?
Trivia Question #140: Which language is also known as Castilian?
Trivia Question #141: Where was Mark Twain born?
Trivia Question #142: Pick the company that has the slogan "Great Ideas That Stick."
Trivia Question #143: Match the slogan "America's Ultimate Luxury Automobile."
Trivia Question #144: Janeanne Garofalo starred as a grown-up Mabel Buchman in the last episode of which TV series?
Trivia Question #145: Set in 1941, Michael Frayn's play "Copenhagen" depicts the real-life meeting between whom?
Trivia Question #146: In 1999, what nation did Amnesty International criticize as the only one to execute people for crimes they committed as minors?
Trivia Question #147: Angkor Wat was lost in the jungle until Father Albert Henri Mouhot found it, in the 1860s, in what country?
Trivia Question #148: On what state's Willamette River would you find a city named for Eugene Skinner, who erected its first building?
Trivia Question #149: What artificial textile fiber, made from cellulose, was called wood silk until 1924?
Trivia Question #150: What network started broadcasting "All Things Considered" on May 3, 1971?
Trivia Question #151: Pick the company that has the slogan "Invest Wisely."
Trivia Question #152: Who wrote: "There's never a new fashion but it's old."
Trivia Question #153: Although he played a fascist rock star in "The Wall," he was called "Saint Bob" for organizing Live Aid. Who is he?
Trivia Question #154: Which member of The Monkees rock group was an apprentice to a horse racing jockey before joining the band?
Trivia Question #155: Until 1999, what planet was furthest away from the sun?
Trivia Question #156: Where is Coptic most often spoken?
Trivia Question #157: Jonah told the people of Nineveh that their city would be overturned in how many days?
Trivia Question #158: Georgian rockers REM had a hit with "Losing My Religion." What does it mean if a Georgian says she's losing her religion?
Trivia Question #159: William Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha County was based on Lafayette County, which is in what state?
Trivia Question #160: Kosciusko is the highest mountain on which continent?
Trivia Question #161: Why was the November 22, 1963, broadcast of "As the World Turns" interrupted by Walter Cronkite?
Trivia Question #162: Record "Under A Blood Red Sky" was released in 1983 by what band?
Trivia Question #163: What reference book gets its name from the Latin word for "treasure"?
Trivia Question #164: Which statement about asthma is untrue?
Trivia Question #165: Which basketball team won the first BAA (now NBA) championship in 1947?
Trivia Question #166: Where and when did Chinua Achebe live?
Trivia Question #167: The Confederate Ironclad 'Merrimac' sinks two wooden Union ships then battles the Union Ironclad 'Monitor' to a draw. Naval warfare is thus changed forever, making wooden ships obsolete.
Trivia Question #168: The longest everyday English word that's also a valid Roman numeral is 'mix.' What is MIX
Trivia Question #169: What pastime was invented in 1926 by Frieda Carter, who wanted something new for her Fairyland Inn?
Trivia Question #170: In French cooking, what is an aspic?
Trivia Question #171: Known as "panax" in Latin, because it was an "all cure," what Asian plant is still considered a panacea ("all-cure") by many?
Trivia Question #172: Which international movement was founded by Sir Robert Baden-Powell?
Trivia Question #173: In which country were the first Winter Olympic Games held in 1924?
Trivia Question #174: What is bezique?
Trivia Question #175: What toy manufacturer was once known as Hassenfed Brothers?
Trivia Question #176: Jake Garn was the first person in his line of work to make it to outer space. What was his day job?
Trivia Question #177: An "open space in Scotland" is the opening setting in this Shakespeare play:
Trivia Question #178: Igor Gouzenko had to defect twice in what city before anybody would believe him?
Trivia Question #179: As Dionne Warwick may know, the way to what California city is about 50 miles southeast of San Francisco?
Trivia Question #180: In 1984, who does Mr. Charrington turn out to be?
Trivia Question #181: In "Back To The Future", where did Doc Brown get the plutonium to power the time-travelling DeLorean?
Trivia Question #182: What British group sang Do Wah Diddy?
Trivia Question #183: In which of the Soviet Union's republics was Stalin born?
Trivia Question #184: The Boston Celtics won the NBA Championship more years in a row than any other team. How long was their longest streak?
Trivia Question #185: Pick the car that uses the slogan "Imagine Yourself In A _______."
Trivia Question #186: Where and when did Mark Twain live?
Trivia Question #187: Dry ice is:
Trivia Question #188: What is the only asteroid visible to the naked eye?
Trivia Question #189: Which president said, "I do not like broccoli. And I haven't liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. And I'm President of the United States and I'm not going to eat any more broccoli."?
Trivia Question #190: Longfellow wrote a poem about which silversmith and official courier?
Trivia Question #191: The small Republic of San Marino is surrounded by?
Trivia Question #192: Who was the first hockey player to score more than a hundred points in a single season?
Trivia Question #193: What daughter of Jon Voight's was married to Billy Bob Thornton?
Trivia Question #194: Princess Sophia Augusta Fredericka was born in the German principality of Anhalt-Zerbst. Who did she become?
Trivia Question #195: All of these words are associated with the color green except:
Trivia Question #196: Which T.V. character never spoke?
Trivia Question #197: Which religion, founded by Charles T. Russell, sprang from the International Bible Students Association in Pittsburgh?
Trivia Question #198: What does the Beaufort scale measure?
Trivia Question #199: Two religious dentists, Thomas and Charles Welch, were pioneers in marketing what fruit juice?
Trivia Question #200: Atoms are:
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