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Trivia Question #1: On October 12, 1979, Chris Ford became the first NBA player to score a three-point field goal. For what team did he play?
Trivia Question #2: The black cavalrymen known as the Buffalo Soldiers were given that name by:
Trivia Question #3: What was the only state George McGovern carried in the 1972 election?
Trivia Question #4: Which of these musicians is "instrumentally" out of place on this list?
Trivia Question #5: What is the most common sexual complaint of females over age 50?
Trivia Question #6: When the great continent of Pangea existed 200 million years ago, which country would have been adjacent to Nigeria?
Trivia Question #7: What "Cat Scratch Fever" rocker wrote a book called "Gods, Guns and Rock 'N' Roll"?
Trivia Question #8: What was the first U.S. state to give women the right to vote?
Trivia Question #9: What animal, the world's largest land carnivore, will roam 20,000 square miles looking for food?
Trivia Question #10: Gilbert Charles Stuart painted the portrait on which US bill?
Trivia Question #11: What event marks the beginning of the Islamic calendar?
Trivia Question #12: Which of these did not appear in "The Hitchhiker's Guide to Galaxy" series?
Trivia Question #13: If you know your blood type, you know about the RH factor. But why is it called RH?
Trivia Question #14: What director has married two actresses, Amy Irving and Kate Capshaw?
Trivia Question #15: Which Indian group is not from Central or South America?
Trivia Question #16: Define this musical term: "PIù MOSSO":
Trivia Question #17: On the TV series The West Wing, the president has a doctorate in what field?
Trivia Question #18: In 1924, CW Rice and EW Kelley used a solenoid and a cone to create something you would find in a dorm room. What?
Trivia Question #19: Still the capital of the Australian state of Victoria, what city served as that nation's capital until 1927?
Trivia Question #20: On July 8, 1974, Ray Kroc set a record went he lost $65 million on the stock market in a single day. What company did he run?
Trivia Question #21: What was the host country of the soccer world cup in 2002?
Trivia Question #22: What band includes such oddly named members as Bono and the Edge?
Trivia Question #23: What was the name of the submarine to first reach the North Pole?
Trivia Question #24: In which town was the famous witch-hunt of 1692?
Trivia Question #25: What is the word for a grouping of squirrels?
Trivia Question #26: If you're one of about 30 Americans picked every year to be a Rhodes Scholar, where would you study?
Trivia Question #27: To escape the wrath of King Herod, Jesus' family had to leave Bethlehem shortly after Jesus was born. Where did they go?
Trivia Question #28: For which of these musicals did Stephen Sondheim NOT write the lyrics?
Trivia Question #29: What English pronoun has a homonym with the same number of letters as it does, just none of the same ones?
Trivia Question #30: Alice the Goon and Eugene the Jeep gave their names to the English language, but they were also characters in what comic strip?
Trivia Question #31: Where will you find the cities of 6 de Julio, 25 de Mayo, and 30 de Agosto?
Trivia Question #32: Pick the musical term for "Triumphant":
Trivia Question #33: Who was "the Good Gray Poet"?
Trivia Question #34: What year was Martin Luther King Jr. awarded the Nobel Peace Prize?
Trivia Question #35: One of the last books accepted into the Hebrew canon doesn't mention God at all, but does mention Purim. What is this book?
Trivia Question #36: Shojiro Ishibashi was in the Japanese shoe business. By reversing the words in the English translation of his name, what company did he create?
Trivia Question #37: Built between 605 BC and 565 BC, what was the furthest east of the Seven Wonders of the World?
Trivia Question #38: Pick the company that has the slogan "Better Sound Through Research."
Trivia Question #39: What province is known as Wild Rose Country?
Trivia Question #40: The first English-speaking kindergartens in the US were founded by Elizabeth Peabody in Boston. But the very first were in Watertown, Wisconsin. What language were they taught in?
Trivia Question #41: Pick the date this occurred: Soviets declare war on Bulgaria.
Trivia Question #42: In the movie "Cool Hand Luke," how many hard-boiled eggs does Paul Newman's character eat in one hour?
Trivia Question #43: Who wrote: "In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you."
Trivia Question #44: Beloved of corporate executive and soldiers alike, who wrote "The Art of War"?
Trivia Question #45: If the earth is round and radio waves travel in straight lines, why can you hear radio stations over the horizon?
Trivia Question #46: Jazz was born when slaves mixed Irish jigs and African dances. Later, Creole musicians added brass instruments to the mix. Where did this happen?
Trivia Question #47: "Sister of the Road" is the depression-era memoir of:
Trivia Question #48: Who or what are the Rock Bottom Remainders?
Trivia Question #49: The Bridge of Sighs in Venice connects the Doges' Palace to a building once put to what purpose?
Trivia Question #50: According to the title of a 1972 song by The Temptations, "Papa Was a" what?
Trivia Question #51: In Dr. Dre's 1993 song "Nuthin' but a 'G' Thang," what does the 'G' stand for?
Trivia Question #52: If you are annealing, what are you softening up with heat?
Trivia Question #53: Northern Ireland's James Galway and France's Jean Pierre Rampal are known for playing what instrument?
Trivia Question #54: What was Orwell's first novel?
Trivia Question #55: In its pure form, what metal is the most malleable and ductile?
Trivia Question #56: In electronics, a "DVM" is a:
Trivia Question #57: Cats have no facility for tasting ________.
Trivia Question #58: Which two comic strips both started on January 7, 1929?
Trivia Question #59: It is 500 feet high and is composed of 2.3 million blocks, each of which weighs 2.5 tons. What is it?
Trivia Question #60: As described by Joseph Heller, what catch keeps fictional pilots flying one suicidal mission after another?
Trivia Question #61: Who wrote: "It is not righteousness to outrage A brave man dead, not even though you hate him."
Trivia Question #62: Pick the date this occurred: Soviet Union invades eastern Poland.
Trivia Question #63: What soap is billed as having 0.56 percent impurities by weight?
Trivia Question #64: Bogus! Originally, what was a "bogus"?
Trivia Question #65: To be eligible for the Baseball Hall of Fame, what must you do?
Trivia Question #66: Define this musical term: "FINE":
Trivia Question #67: Which tycoon became a dashing aviator and an increasingly eccentric movie producer?
Trivia Question #68: The biblical Pharisee, Moliere's Tartuffe and Dickens' Uriah Heep are examples of the:
Trivia Question #69: Which of these songs is more closely associated with Benny Goodman than with Glenn Miller?
Trivia Question #70: In what language does smorgasbord mean "buttered, open-faced sandwich"?
Trivia Question #71: Who lived in Valhalla?
Trivia Question #72: In "Rocky III," Rocky battles a wrestler named Thunderlips. Who played Thunderlips?
Trivia Question #73: What king was played by Anthony Hopkins in The Lion in Winter and by Sean Connery in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves?
Trivia Question #74: The Stanley Cup is hockey's greatest prize. Who was Stanley?
Trivia Question #75: Leah and Rachel were the two wives of this biblical figure:
Trivia Question #76: Before it was banned, thalidomide was used as a/an:
Trivia Question #77: What active US Army lieutenant won the 1968 US Open?
Trivia Question #78: The most common hat in the world today is made of:
Trivia Question #79: Opened in 1901, which city's City Hall is the largest municipal building in the United States, as of 2000?
Trivia Question #80: The world's highest waterfall is in Venezuela, where they call it Salten Churun Meru. What do the rest of us call it?
Trivia Question #81: Into which sea does the Don river flow?
Trivia Question #82: Until the 1960s, where would you have found the heart of the American duck industry?
Trivia Question #83: What is the highest city in the United States?
Trivia Question #84: Which of these Robert De Niro movies was not directed by Martin Scorsese?
Trivia Question #85: What kind of flower is this?
Trivia Question #86: From 1950 to 1967, what country won the Davis Cup 15 times?
Trivia Question #87: Where are a person's dura mater and pia mater?
Trivia Question #88: Maltose is a type of sugar used in making:
Trivia Question #89: Who was holding aces and eights when he was killed?
Trivia Question #90: What do you call that ridge on your lip under your nose?
Trivia Question #91: What viral infection, characterized by inflammation of the mucous membranes lining the upper respiratory passages, is also called coryza?
Trivia Question #92: What was Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, once known as?
Trivia Question #93: What poet spent pretty much her entire life as a semi-recluse in Amherst, Massachusetts?
Trivia Question #94: Asians consider this chemical to be the fifth taste sensation. Many North Americans say that it gives them Chinese Restaurant Syndrome. What is this chemical?
Trivia Question #95: What book did Kurt Vonnegut write about his experiences during the firebombing of Dresden, in which 135,000 people died?
Trivia Question #96: Where was the Uzi submachine gun invented?
Trivia Question #97: In what city do the Christians live in the east, in Ashrafiyah, the Sunni Muslims in the west, in Musaytibah, and the Shiite Muslims in the south?
Trivia Question #98: Which title is a play by Oscar Wilde?
Trivia Question #99: Where and when did Knut Hamsun live?
Trivia Question #100: What do all the animals in the Order Edentata lack?
Trivia Question #101: What theologian created the land of Narnia?
Trivia Question #102: Pick the company that has the slogan "Ask Anyone Who Owns One."
Trivia Question #103: Sex burns calories at about the same rate as...?
Trivia Question #104: Dalton’s law of partial pressures discusses the pressure in ________.
Trivia Question #105: Newton's third law of motion can be roughly stated as:
Trivia Question #106: What position did John Erhlichman hold in the Nixon administration?
Trivia Question #107: What will a leprechaun do if you catch one?
Trivia Question #108: One of its moons, Io, has active volcanoes:
Trivia Question #109: In 1999, Senator Max Cleland allowed an Esquire photographer to record his morning routine. Why was Esquire interested?
Trivia Question #110: Which Rolling Stones album did Page guest on?
Trivia Question #111: Which part of Europe receives the greatest annual precipitation?
Trivia Question #112: Which of these beers is originally from Denmark?
Trivia Question #113: In the James Bond movies, who is M's favorite fictional character?
Trivia Question #114: Coach Pat Riley trademarked the term "three-peat" when it looked as if what NBA team was on its way to a third straight championship?
Trivia Question #115: By definition, in photography, what is the difference between 35mm and 70mm?
Trivia Question #116: Once called gossima, what Olympic sport is actually British, not Chinese, in origin?
Trivia Question #117: Which of these SNL stars did not have a brother who was also on the show?
Trivia Question #118: Whose 1934 performance did Dorothy Parker say "ran the gamut of emotions from A to B"?
Trivia Question #119: When does a ball fall 77 feet at 1 Times Square in Manhattan?
Trivia Question #120: In marrying Prince Haakon in 2001, a single mother and former part-time waitress named Mette-Marit Tjessem Hoiby became which country's future queen?
Trivia Question #121: Slavery was abolished everywhere in the late 1800s Except:
Trivia Question #122: Which name listed is not the designation of a famous dam?
Trivia Question #123: The tuatara is an animal that is most like a:
Trivia Question #124: Harvey Korman provided the voice for a tiny alien visitor from the planet Zetox who could grant wishes to Fred and Barney. Who was this alien?
Trivia Question #125: In what country would you spend a zlotny?
Trivia Question #126: Who was the author of the book "Love in the Time of Cholera"?
Trivia Question #127: In what book did Canadian writer William Gibson coin the term "cyberspace"?
Trivia Question #128: Architect/engineer Richard Buckminster Fuller is famous for designing the:
Trivia Question #129: The band Veruca Salt was named for a bratty girl who was turned into a giant blueberry in what book?
Trivia Question #130: Talk about luck of the draw! What team drafted Shaquille O'Neal in 1992 and Penny Hardaway in 1993?
Trivia Question #131: If you add each of the numbers between 1 and 36, what evil number do you get?
Trivia Question #132: As far as a geologist is concerned, what would "Pangaea" mean?
Trivia Question #133: Which of these was the name, not of a Quaker Oats tie-in to "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory," but of the Sammy Davis hit that saved the movie?
Trivia Question #134: In this Kentucky boxer's first amateur bout, he beat Ronnie O'Keefe. In his first professional bout, he beat Tunney Hunsaker. Who is he?
Trivia Question #135: What hockey player opened his first doughnut stores in Hamilton, Ontario?
Trivia Question #136: Pick the date this occurred: Operation Husky - Allied landings in Sicily.
Trivia Question #137: In what country would you find the only surviving member of the Seven Wonders of the World?
Trivia Question #138: It wasn't me. But it was! Which singer served as a Marine with the US during the Persian Gulf War?
Trivia Question #139: Hallux rigidus is arthritis of the hallux. What is the hallux?
Trivia Question #140: What gem is blue and usually flecked?
Trivia Question #141: The only horror character to win an Oscar for its portrayer:
Trivia Question #142: In which city were the Olympic summer games in 1980?
Trivia Question #143: Where did Motown move in 1971?
Trivia Question #144: Who wrote "Moby-Dick"?
Trivia Question #145: Lucio de Costa designed which Brazilian capital city to look like an airplane?
Trivia Question #146: When would you experience postpartum depression?
Trivia Question #147: The most populous Canadian province is?
Trivia Question #148: As of 2001, does Hawaii have interstate highways?
Trivia Question #149: What was the eighth-century capital of the 'Abbassid caliphate?
Trivia Question #150: The elegy for Abraham Lincoln, "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd," is by:
Trivia Question #151: Playing Joan Kane, who was the first Academy Award-winning actress to appear on a TV soap opera?
Trivia Question #152: Zoologists honored Hugh Hefner by naming Sylvilagus palustris hefneri for him. What kind of animal is this?
Trivia Question #153: When two of Charlemagne's descendants signed the Oath of Strasbourg in AD 842, they were also creating the oldest known document in what language?
Trivia Question #154: Which of these stars was not once part of the cast of the Mickey Mouse Club?
Trivia Question #155: Just about all the world's sodium nitrate comes from the Atacama Desert on what continent?
Trivia Question #156: What does the quartermaster do in the military?
Trivia Question #157: What poet converted to Catholicism in 1866 and destroyed his poetry when he joined a Jesuit order?
Trivia Question #158: Name the Zeppelin song containing these lyrics: "I took her love at 17, a little late these days it seems."
Trivia Question #159: In 1897, Alphone Desjardins was a reporter in the House of Commons when one of the debates gave him what great idea?
Trivia Question #160: What island is separated from BC by the Strait of Georgia, and from Washington by the Strait of Juan de Fuca?
Trivia Question #161: What Porgy and Bess tune did Janis Joplin sing on her album Cheap Thrills?
Trivia Question #162: Born Angelo Siciliano in Italy, who became rich selling "Dynamic Tension" in the back of comic books?
Trivia Question #163: In which year did baseball player Fred Merkle make his famous bonehead play?
Trivia Question #164: Tobacco, Tomatoes, and Maize all originated in which region?
Trivia Question #165: Define this musical term: "SCHERZANDO":
Trivia Question #166: Until it signed Pumpsie Green in 1959, what was the last all-white major league team?
Trivia Question #167: Who said "We have the right to be tasteless under the 1st amendment"?
Trivia Question #168: Our word "salary" reminds us of how Roman soldiers were paid. How so?
Trivia Question #169: Also called the liver bird, the cormorant is a symbol of what Liverpudlian city?
Trivia Question #170: During an appearance on "The Arsenio Hall Show," on what instrument did Bill Clinton play "Heartbreak Hotel" and "God Bless the Child"?
Trivia Question #171: What was the setting for Umberto Eco's "The Name of the Rose"?
Trivia Question #172: How many legs does a lobster have?
Trivia Question #173: What 1963 novelty song was based on "The Dance of the Hours," from the Amilcare Ponchielli opera "La Giaconda"?
Trivia Question #174: This poet made over 1/2 million dollars in the hippy year of 1968:
Trivia Question #175: What 1978 song features a baseball play-by-play by Yankee broadcaster Phil Rizzuto?
Trivia Question #176: In 1975, just about everybody in America was wearing a Mood Ring. What color did the Mood Ring show when its wearer was happy?
Trivia Question #177: In the 1960s, who would you most likely have worn a dashiki?
Trivia Question #178: What Hitchcock movie shares a name with an Aristophanes play?
Trivia Question #179: Who writes romance novels as Anne Rampling and erotica as AN Roquelaure?
Trivia Question #180: Which US president shared his middle name with a Pharisee of the New Testament, one who saved the apostles on their arrest?
Trivia Question #181: What does an enthusiastic chef call the outer peel of a citrus fruit, such as a lemon?
Trivia Question #182: What UK model was a punk rocker with a whip-snapping band called the Vestal Virgins?
Trivia Question #183: Until it was taken over by Chrysler, this car company used a Star of David as its logo. Today it uses a ram. What is it?
Trivia Question #184: In what year were pedals added to the bicycle?
Trivia Question #185: Define this musical term: "FACILE":
Trivia Question #186: What Latvia-born ballet star decided to defect while in Toronto on a dance tour?
Trivia Question #187: Chevy Chase was the first cast member to leave "Saturday Night Live." But on that show, who replaced him?
Trivia Question #188: In which Canadian province would you find the cities of Moncton and Saint John?
Trivia Question #189: The prime meridian, or 0° longitude, runs through all but which of these countries?
Trivia Question #190: What is the meaning of the German word from which the word "vermouth" is derived?
Trivia Question #191: What magazine produced a movie about the life of Gaius Julius Caesar Germanicus?
Trivia Question #192: Which of these celebrities did not lose an eye, but went blind altogether after a childhood bout of glaucoma?
Trivia Question #193: Which country is the most popular tourist destination outside of North America or Europe?
Trivia Question #194: Name the mock hard rock band of a Rob Reiner movie?
Trivia Question #195: By day, Matt Murdoch is a blind lawyer. By night he's a blind superhero. Which one?
Trivia Question #196: What is the word for a grouping of wolves?
Trivia Question #197: What is the technical term for a behavior that would commonly referred to as a "sexual perversion," such as fetishism, transvestitism, zoophilia, voyeurism, sexual masochism or sadism?
Trivia Question #198: On what TV show are characters most likely to discuss Locard's Exchange Principle?
Trivia Question #199: Where does the sensation of thirst originate?
Trivia Question #200: Dinosaurs lived in the Jurassic times. In what epoch do we live now?
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