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Trivia Question #1: What country's official languages are English and Maori?
Trivia Question #2: Which instrument did Charlie Mingus become famous for playing?
Trivia Question #3: What Ethiopian city is home to the African Union, formerly the Organization of African Unity?
Trivia Question #4: In 1971, who rejected an Oscar, calling it a popularity content, only to accept an Emmy a month later for his performance in "The Price"?
Trivia Question #5: What rock band has a skull and roses logo?
Trivia Question #6: Who is the American equivalent of Joan O'Malley?
Trivia Question #7: Who won the Wimbledon tennis grand slam for men in 1985?
Trivia Question #8: My siblings and I were born in the Sargasso Sea and then spent a year drifting in the Gulf Stream before we finally reached the freshwater rivers of North America, where we’ll grow up. Who are we?
Trivia Question #9: What was the name of Richie and Joanie Cunningham's rarely seen older brother on "Happy Days"?
Trivia Question #10: Which country is home to the highest waterfall, Angel Falls?
Trivia Question #11: In which Canadian province would you find the town of Dildo?
Trivia Question #12: How old does a colt have to be before it becomes a stallion?
Trivia Question #13: What continent's largest land animal is Belgica antarctica, a wingless half-inch-long midge?
Trivia Question #14: According to the title of Public Enemy's 1988 album, It Takes a Nation of Millions to what?
Trivia Question #15: Lettuce salads didn't really catch on until 1894, when the W. Altee Burpee Company developed what lettuce that grows well in all seasons?
Trivia Question #16: How many teaspoons are there in a fluid ounce?
Trivia Question #17: Which of the following is not a type of competitive event under American Kennel Club rules?
Trivia Question #18: Approximately how many times larger is the population of the United States than Canada?
Trivia Question #19: This woman outlaw, the Bandit Queen, consorted with Cole Younger and Jesse James:
Trivia Question #20: The word "dossier" originally meant spine-labeled folders and comes ultimately from the Latin "dorsum." What part of your body is "dorsum"?
Trivia Question #21: In 1934, the US Postal Service added a flower pot to "Arrangement in Grey and Black," originally painted by whom?
Trivia Question #22: Who was a poor mountaineer, barely kept his family fed, then one day he was shootin' at some food, and up through the ground came a bubbling crude?
Trivia Question #23: If you buy a gander, what will you come home with?
Trivia Question #24: According to Cecil Adams and "The Straight Dope," how many calories are there in the average human male ejaculation?
Trivia Question #25: Which Disney film featured the mice Bernard and Bianca?
Trivia Question #26: What disaster struck Tenerife in the Canary Islands on March 27, 1977, killing 583 people?
Trivia Question #27: In what present nation would you find Leipzig, where Napoleon lost the Battle of the Nations?
Trivia Question #28: What is magma?
Trivia Question #29: In which city, Canada's capital, does a five-mile stretch of canal become the world's longest skating rink each winter?
Trivia Question #30: Which of these is not a meaning of "leghorn"?
Trivia Question #31: Which of these universities is furthest west?
Trivia Question #32: What period of Art lasted from 1435 to 1545?
Trivia Question #33: In "The Celestine Prophecy," James Redfield says he went to which mountainous country to find a manuscript containing nine insights?
Trivia Question #34: Pogonophobia is the fear of ________.
Trivia Question #35: Who's "a miner for a heart of gold"?
Trivia Question #36: What city grew out of a settlement founded by black explorer Jean-Baptiste-Point Du Sable in the 1770s?
Trivia Question #37: What Basque Jesuit brought Christianity to India, Malaysia and Japan?
Trivia Question #38: Who was the Lone Ranger's great-grand-nephew?
Trivia Question #39: What country was Adolf Hitler talking about when he said that it was so vast and empty that "no matter how stupidly one managed one's affairs, a decent living would still be possible"?
Trivia Question #40: Until a trademark problem emerged, what were the Houston Astros called?
Trivia Question #41: If you were in Italy enjoying some grappa, what would you be enjoying?
Trivia Question #42: What is Reverend Lovejoy's first name?
Trivia Question #43: How many teams retired Nolan Ryan's jersey number 34?
Trivia Question #44: A commercial pilot for 20 years, what famous Canadian is an above-the-knee amputee?
Trivia Question #45: How many years separate Bart and Maggie Simpson?
Trivia Question #46: What country's flag is called the Union Jack?
Trivia Question #47: How much of a cucumber is water?
Trivia Question #48: Which of these monuments is the only surviving structure of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?
Trivia Question #49: One of the cradles of civilization was the Fertile Crescent, found at the juncture of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in what modern-day country?
Trivia Question #50: Supposedly because of Alfred Nobel's rivalry with Gosta Mittag-Leffler, there is no Nobel Prize in which field?
Trivia Question #51: Which of the following decreased among females from 1970 to 1988?
Trivia Question #52: Pick the musical term for "Heavy, ponderous":
Trivia Question #53: On August 1, 1971, George Harrison, Eric Clapton and Bob Dylan were among the stars at a Madison Square Garden concert for what cause?
Trivia Question #54: Who sings "give me a sign, hit me baby one more time"?
Trivia Question #55: In 1911, Hiram Bingham found the Incan city of Machu Picchu in what country?
Trivia Question #56: Which country does not border the Caspian Sea?
Trivia Question #57: In the US, the aspect ratio is usually 1.85 to 1, although it used to be 4 to 3, while in Europe it's usually 1.66 to 1. What are we talking about?
Trivia Question #58: A _______ is a pact between a secular authority and the church.
Trivia Question #59: In 1917, what company introduced the portable electrical drill, complete with a patented pistol grip and trigger?
Trivia Question #60: While he was president, Ronald Reagan's favorite TV featured Michael J. Fox and the Keaton family. What was this show?
Trivia Question #61: Botanically speaking, the flower that develops into a banana is a:
Trivia Question #62: Between 1941 and 1945, who worked in Sri Lanka and in China for what later became the Central Intelligence Agency?
Trivia Question #63: Where did Selma Bouvier and Troy McClure go on their first date?
Trivia Question #64: Where is human skin the thickest?
Trivia Question #65: What would you do in ancient Greece in the agora?
Trivia Question #66: Sure, your job may be awful, but at least you don't have to wear a "bunny suit" made of non-linting, anti-static fabric. Who does?
Trivia Question #67: Which of these was the first institution in the United States to be officially chartered as a university?
Trivia Question #68: Hydrogen is the first element on the periodic table. What is the second?
Trivia Question #69: How was England's Edward II killed?
Trivia Question #70: To determine the age of a fish, it is best to look at this part of its body:
Trivia Question #71: Biscayne Bay is in Florida. Where is the Bay of Biscay?
Trivia Question #72: On what TV show did movie star Charlie Sheen replace movie star Michael J. Fox?
Trivia Question #73: Which of the following languages is not spoken by more than 100 million people?
Trivia Question #74: What is the word for a grouping of owls?
Trivia Question #75: Which of these children's games requires a blindfold to play?
Trivia Question #76: Formerly known for its silk, the city of Koromo was renamed for what future Camry manufacturer in 1959?
Trivia Question #77: Which of these places did the English found first?
Trivia Question #78: All of these terms refer to something dangerous or evil except:
Trivia Question #79: Where and when did Juan Rulfo live?
Trivia Question #80: Who wrote "Steppenwolf"?
Trivia Question #81: Which of these dates happens earliest in the Catholic year?
Trivia Question #82: What is the world's poorest country, based on GNP per capita?
Trivia Question #83: Founded in 335 BC by Aristotle, what would you have done at the Lyceum?
Trivia Question #84: Sometimes abbreviated D, Deuterium is an isotope of what element?
Trivia Question #85: Doug Flutie was part of three championship teams in Canada. And in 1998, he signed with which NFL team?
Trivia Question #86: Who released an album in 1982 that won a record eight Grammy Awards and sold a record 40 million copies?
Trivia Question #87: Former KKK grand wizard David Duke ran for Congress as a Republican in which state?
Trivia Question #88: During which of these wars were the words to "The Star-Spangled Banner" written?
Trivia Question #89: Who was the author of the book "Njaals Saga"?
Trivia Question #90: Who who played the role role of "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman"?
Trivia Question #91: In Major League Baseball, how far is the pitcher's mound from home plate?
Trivia Question #92: Where would you have found the republics of the Orange Free State and the Transvaal?
Trivia Question #93: Bob Richards was the first athlete to appear on the front of the Wheaties box. In what sport did he make his mark?
Trivia Question #94: Where would you find Crater Lake, the deepest lake in the United States?
Trivia Question #95: What Imelda Marcos fled the Philippines, she left behind 1220 pair of shoes. What shoe size was she?
Trivia Question #96: In what sport is the Lester Patrick Trophy set aside for Americans?
Trivia Question #97: Gastrin is a hormone that is produced by glands found in the:
Trivia Question #98: Which book did the governor of New Mexico write in 1880?
Trivia Question #99: Which black country star was once a semi-pro baseball player for the Memphis Red Sox?
Trivia Question #100: When should you get a patent?
Trivia Question #101: Pick the musical term for "The last movement of such a work a sonata":
Trivia Question #102: Sliced bread was patented in ________.
Trivia Question #103: Which is not an earth science?
Trivia Question #104: What future general was the US Army's first PR officer?
Trivia Question #105: Pick the company that has the slogan "Stay Smart."
Trivia Question #106: In 1831, what Quaker grocer from Birmingham started selling bitter drinking chocolate and cocoa?
Trivia Question #107: What New England state has produced two presidents, Chester Arthur and Calvin Coolidge?
Trivia Question #108: In 1985, what was the average cost of a first wedding in the US?
Trivia Question #109: Eustace Tilley is what magazine's monocled mascot?
Trivia Question #110: At which university would you find the Bodleian Library and the Ashmolean Museum?
Trivia Question #111: What did the Canadian Broadcasting Company test, and disprove, in January 1958?
Trivia Question #112: In 1923, Angora (now called Ankara) replace Istanbul as the capital of what country?
Trivia Question #113: Which country's capital is Ulaanbaatar?
Trivia Question #114: Define this musical term: "TANTO":
Trivia Question #115: What is the most commonly written letter in English, French, Spanish and German?
Trivia Question #116: Potatoes, peppers and tomatoes are members of which plant family?
Trivia Question #117: Who wrote: "He knew the things that were and the things that would be and the things that had been before."
Trivia Question #118: George Raft rejected roles, such as Rick in Casablanca, which made what other actor famous?
Trivia Question #119: As of 2001, how many regular-season games do NBA and NHL teams play?
Trivia Question #120: This quarterback of the Minnesota Vikings had a record 345 completions in 1978.
Trivia Question #121: What is the easternmost US state capital?
Trivia Question #122: In the early 1990s, a series of fitness videos promoted "Buns of" what?
Trivia Question #123: Marilyn Lightstone won Genies for her roles in Lies My Father Told Me and In Praise of Older Women. She went on to become the voice of what "New Style Arts Channel"?
Trivia Question #124: Pick the company that has the slogan "The Document Company."
Trivia Question #125: What university was established as the College of New Jersey in 1746 under a charter issued to Presbyterian Church trustees?
Trivia Question #126: Often accompanied by parades, when is Gay and Lesbian Pride Day?
Trivia Question #127: When Superman first appeared on the scene, back in the 1930s, which of these things could he not do?
Trivia Question #128: What does REM mean?
Trivia Question #129: Between 1977 and 1987, who was nominated five times for the Best Actress Oscar, winning just once, for a role in a bio-pic of a country singer?
Trivia Question #130: The name "quisling," meaning a collaborator, comes from the surname of politician who collaborated with the Nazis. Which country did he betray?
Trivia Question #131: What is the name of the Buffalo Bills' Cheerleaders?
Trivia Question #132: Define this musical term: "SCHERZOSO":
Trivia Question #133: What was so unusual about the volume controls used by Spinal Tap?
Trivia Question #134: Which of these oddly named things is NOT to be found in your head?
Trivia Question #135: This hip band was made up of the incredible Dylan, Orbison, Lynne, and Petty:
Trivia Question #136: Where is the Great Red Spot?
Trivia Question #137: Which nationality were the Chetniks?
Trivia Question #138: As of 2002, what is the only movie for which Leonardo DiCaprio got an Oscar nomination?
Trivia Question #139: Inspired by its rumored ghost, Stephen King wrote about half of what book in Room 217 of the Stanley Hotel in Colorado?
Trivia Question #140: Germans say that witches gather in the Harz mountains on Walpurgis Night, which marks the beginning of which season?
Trivia Question #141: Which band made "Door To Door" (1987)?
Trivia Question #142: Pick the musical term for "Very gently, very sweetly":
Trivia Question #143: In which year did John Lennon meet Yoko Ono?
Trivia Question #144: What state became the first to replace polling places with mail-in ballots?
Trivia Question #145: What is the word for a grouping of peacocks?
Trivia Question #146: Chaco, Cordoba, and Santa Fe states can all be found in which country?
Trivia Question #147: In the last 1960s, who went into prisons to record At Folsom Prison and At San Quentin?
Trivia Question #148: Which two western cities are separated by the Strait of Georgia?
Trivia Question #149: Who succeeded Moses?
Trivia Question #150: Other than Toronto and Montreal, which other Canadian city has over one million people?
Trivia Question #151: According to a 1999 OECD study, 78.3% of the world's Web pages are in English. What language was #2?
Trivia Question #152: Where would you most likely find an Asian person's epicanthic fold?
Trivia Question #153: An Ericsson wireless technology may connect everything from PCs and cell phones to vending machines and cars. And it's named for which 10th-century Danish king?
Trivia Question #154: Henri-Louis Pernod became known for what very potent potable?
Trivia Question #155: If you were to skin an average adult human, for some ghoulish reason, how many square feet of skin can you get?
Trivia Question #156: If you win a Victoria Cross, it will be made from bronze taken from cannon that the British captured during the Crimean War. From whom they did they capture the cannon?
Trivia Question #157: You know Christo for wrapping things. But in what country was Christo born?
Trivia Question #158: Ted Giannoulas created a chicken who cavorts at sports events in what city?
Trivia Question #159: Rock 'n' roll godfather Chuck Berry was known not only for his sizzling guitar playing, rapid-fire wordplay, and high-energy performances, but also for which of these dance styles?
Trivia Question #160: Although the lyric's grammar suggests otherwise, in "Another Brick in the Wall," who sang, "We don't need no education"?
Trivia Question #161: Name the Zeppelin song containing these lyrics: "My lover she is laying, on the dark side of the globe."
Trivia Question #162: What did the building of the Eiffel Tower celebrate?
Trivia Question #163: Called "the father of the American industrial revolution," Samuel Slater smuggled himself to Rhode Island from the UK in 1789. What sensitive business was he in?
Trivia Question #164: You know Barbara Millicent Roberts. Who is she?
Trivia Question #165: Which city did New Delhi replace as India's capital?
Trivia Question #166: Pick the musical term for "Repitition":
Trivia Question #167: Which language do the Walloons speak?
Trivia Question #168: Legendary coach Phil Jackson made the All-Rookie team in 1967-68 while playing for what team?
Trivia Question #169: Yucatan Mayans used to boil sapodilla resin to make chicle. What did they do with the chicle?
Trivia Question #170: In Muslim society, what is a hajj?
Trivia Question #171: Who was the first president born west of the Mississippi?
Trivia Question #172: Originally called Goose Flats, what city was the site of a famous gunfight on October 26, 1881?
Trivia Question #173: What Rolling Stones song has been covered by Otis Redding, Devo and Britney Spears?
Trivia Question #174: 40% of the world's newspapers are printed on paper from which country?
Trivia Question #175: Pick the date this occurred: Japanese evacuate Mandalay.
Trivia Question #176: What fourth state of matter occurs when electrons are torn from atoms by electricity or heat?
Trivia Question #177: What year was the Berlin Wall built?
Trivia Question #178: Define this musical term: "LACRIMOSO":
Trivia Question #179: Which cartoon character does not have a pet?
Trivia Question #180: While in bed, Peter III preferred to play with toy soldiers rather than women. Sadly for Pete, his wife was playing with a soldier herself. She then had him deposed and poisoned so that she could be in charge all by herself. Who was Peter's better ha
Trivia Question #181: Which king of England lead the Third Crusade ... but barely set foot in England itself?
Trivia Question #182: What is the name of the layer of the atmosphere between the troposphere and mesosphere?
Trivia Question #183: When Christopher Columbus "discovered" the New World on Oct. 12, 1492, where (probably) was he?
Trivia Question #184: In 1919, what Canadian horse became the first to win what is now called the Triple Crown?
Trivia Question #185: Who invented the screw pump, a pump whose pushing action is similar to that of the corkscrew-like device in a meat grinder?
Trivia Question #186: If a stamp in your collection says Helvetia on it, where did it come from?
Trivia Question #187: The Arctic tern is the world champion migrating animal. In the autumn, it leaves the Arctic. How far south does it go?
Trivia Question #188: Define this musical term: "PIù LENTO":
Trivia Question #189: What aeroplane was called the Wooden Wonder?
Trivia Question #190: Which operation would fall into the category of anaplasty?
Trivia Question #191: Who flew the "Spirit of St. Louis" in 1927?
Trivia Question #192: On November 8, 1972, what cable channel's first movie was "Sometimes a Great Notion"?
Trivia Question #193: Whose 1958 single "Catch a Falling Star" was the first RIAA certified gold record?
Trivia Question #194: In Animal Farm, what was the one and final commandment of Animalism by the end of the book?
Trivia Question #195: Which composer was chiefly known for his music for harpsichord?
Trivia Question #196: Who was the first president to live in what was then known as The Executive Mansion and later became known as The White House?
Trivia Question #197: In 1998, what baseball team finished with 114 wins, 22 games ahead of their nearest division rivals?
Trivia Question #198: The platypus and the echidna are the only mammals that:
Trivia Question #199: Doug Ball won a National Newspaper Award for a photo he took on May 30, 1974, of what politician dropping a football at the Thunder Bay airport?
Trivia Question #200: In its April 1970 issue, what periodical became the first major men's magazine to show pubic hair?
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