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Trivia Question #1: The U.S. president's retreat is Camp David. What is the British Prime Minister's country house called?
Trivia Question #2: Who wrote the novel "Fear of Flying"?
Trivia Question #3: Which of the following is not a type of mass-wasting or landslide?
Trivia Question #4: What seaport in what is now Israel shares its name with a unit of measure?
Trivia Question #5: In which year did The Beatles close their Apple boutique?
Trivia Question #6: In the 1840s, Alexander Cartwright presented the first 20 rules of what sport?
Trivia Question #7: Bears are NOT:
Trivia Question #8: What Paul Simon song begins, "The Mississippi delta was shining like a national guitar"?
Trivia Question #9: Also known as the laughing jackass, what is a kookaburra?
Trivia Question #10: Minneapolis gets its name from a Dakota word and a Greek word. What do these words mean?
Trivia Question #11: At critical pressure ________.
Trivia Question #12: What was the first name played by Tony Danza's characters on "Taxi," "Who's the Boss," "Hudson Street" and "The Tony Danza Show"?
Trivia Question #13: What snack food did Jimmy Dewar invent in 1931, as a way of using more shortcake pans after the end of strawberry season?
Trivia Question #14: Which of these men never married Jane Fonda?
Trivia Question #15: The 1980s and 1990s pretty much did away with the household dipole. What was it?
Trivia Question #16: If your neighbor is droning on about his home renovations and mentions a mansard, what is he talking about?
Trivia Question #17: What U.S. general beat the British at the Battle of New Orleans?
Trivia Question #18: Who was the first president to travel abroad while the U.S. was at war?
Trivia Question #19: A legion was made up of 60 centuries, each commanded by a centurion. Unsurprisingly, how many men were in a century?
Trivia Question #20: On a Web page, what is a voken?
Trivia Question #21: In 1873, E. Remington & Sons was contracted to produce what new invention?
Trivia Question #22: What is the largest island in the Pacific Ocean (excluding Indonesia and Papua New Guinea)?
Trivia Question #23: Someone who is "supercilious" might raise what body part, from which "supercilious" is derived?
Trivia Question #24: Who recorded "Hotel California" in 1977?
Trivia Question #25: In "Sweet Home Alabama," who replied to Neil Young lament about racism with the line, "A southern man don't need him around anyhow"?
Trivia Question #26: Two dances are named in the NATO phonetic alphabet (the one that goes, alpha, bravo, charlie ...). One is the tango. What is the other?
Trivia Question #27: Who was the tour manager during Zeppelin's 12 years of flight?
Trivia Question #28: What theory did Fred Hoyle offer as an alternative to the Big Bang?
Trivia Question #29: What Bavarian city is, as of 2001, home to automaker BMW and electronics giant Siemens?
Trivia Question #30: The expression "Slow but steady wins the race" comes from a fable by:
Trivia Question #31: Two marble lions named Patience and Fortitude stand guard at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, protecting what Manhattan landmark?
Trivia Question #32: Tracy Austin was quite young on her first outing at Wimbledon... How old was she?
Trivia Question #33: What can an elevated cholesterol level contribute to?
Trivia Question #34: Although I turned down a nomination to be governor of Oklahoma, I did serve as mayor of Beverly Hills. Who am I?
Trivia Question #35: Advocated by Emerson, Thoreau and Goethe, it was a philosophic and literary movement:
Trivia Question #36: What was Adam Sandler's occupation in "Big Daddy"?
Trivia Question #37: On Falcon Crest, Angela Channing was played by which president's ex-wife?
Trivia Question #38: Which animal is also called a phasianid?
Trivia Question #39: Which South American country is landlocked?
Trivia Question #40: Which of the following is the name of a place where the sport was invented?
Trivia Question #41: Who founded the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta?
Trivia Question #42: We used to use a calendar devised in Julius Caesar's time until the 1500s, when Pope Gregory VII noticed that it was off a bit. How many days out was the Julian calendar?
Trivia Question #43: When and where was "Blade Runner" set?
Trivia Question #44: What was the first team from outside the US to win the World Series?
Trivia Question #45: Who was the first British Monarch to broadcast on radio?
Trivia Question #46: If you are one mile from a lightning strike, how long does it take to hear the thunder?
Trivia Question #47: Bill Gates paid a record $30.8 million for a book, the Codex Hammer. Who wrote it?
Trivia Question #48: Humphrey Davy discovered this element in 1807 and renamed it twice, which is why the Brits spell it with an I and the Americans don't. What is it?
Trivia Question #49: What is the current Simpsons' cat's name?
Trivia Question #50: What city would you find along Canada's longitudinal center?
Trivia Question #51: What nickname was shared by baseball's Roger Clemens, tennis's Rod Laver and hockey's Maurice Richard?
Trivia Question #52: In Ireland, the word "lough" means:
Trivia Question #53: In what year was the first model steam engine built?
Trivia Question #54: Which of these spices is actually a blend of several other spices?
Trivia Question #55: What did Fletcher Christian do to William Bligh after the mutiny on the HMS Bounty?
Trivia Question #56: What is a leukocyte?
Trivia Question #57: Define this musical term: "LAMENTOSO":
Trivia Question #58: As the famous ad explained, who does more by 9 AM than most people do all day?
Trivia Question #59: In July 1999, Disney wrapped the Infoseek browser into which Internet service?
Trivia Question #60: What is the name of the rooster on the Corn Flakes box?
Trivia Question #61: If you invent a better mousetrap, the world will beat a path to your door. But in 1988, what university got a patent for a better mouse?
Trivia Question #62: Which of the great lakes is farthest east?
Trivia Question #63: Bernie Ebbers, who once was an Edmonton milkman, went on to become the disgraced CEO of what corporation?
Trivia Question #64: What is the word for a grouping of cranes?
Trivia Question #65: What is the only country to border both Denmark and France?
Trivia Question #66: Long before getting hauled into jail, what hotelier declared, "Only the little people pay taxes"?
Trivia Question #67: Who wrote: "There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn."
Trivia Question #68: Who was the author of the book "Beloved"?
Trivia Question #69: Which Olympic figure skater was known for her camel?
Trivia Question #70: During which dynasty was Beijing's Forbidden City -- and a lot of great vases -- built?
Trivia Question #71: Pick the date this occurred: Athens liberated.
Trivia Question #72: What was the name of the college on "A Different World"?
Trivia Question #73: What Led Zeppelin song begins, "Hey hey mama, said the way you move, gonna make you sweat, gonna make you groove"?
Trivia Question #74: In whose tomb was Jesus Christ buried?
Trivia Question #75: Where would you find a peristaltic wave?
Trivia Question #76: How long are the Statue of Liberty's fingernails?
Trivia Question #77: Ivan Lendl was born in Ostrava. Where was Ostrava at the time?
Trivia Question #78: Ripley is the unusual name of the heroine of this action saga:
Trivia Question #79: In 2002, who shocked Nashville by recording "John Walker's Blues" about the American Taliban?
Trivia Question #80: Barry Levinson often sets his movies in this city. He also set the TV series "Homicide: Life on the Street" there. Where?
Trivia Question #81: Name a popular stringed instrument that is actually in the lute family:
Trivia Question #82: Six of the twenty highest waterfalls in the world are in this U.S. national park:
Trivia Question #83: On "Star Trek: The Next Generation," what godlike character did John de Lancie play?
Trivia Question #84: Where would you have had an E ticket for the Matterhorn?
Trivia Question #85: Vienna is the capital of which country?
Trivia Question #86: What gives Russian borscht its red color?
Trivia Question #87: What French town was the scene of history's greatest military evacuation?
Trivia Question #88: Pick the company that has the slogan "That's A Great Idea."
Trivia Question #89: Pick the musical term for "Gentle, smooth":
Trivia Question #90: In 2000, who recorded an album of duets with BB King, called Riding With the King?
Trivia Question #91: Pick the musical term for "Rather slow":
Trivia Question #92: Who was the second man on the moon?
Trivia Question #93: Who was briefly married to Aaliyah when she was 15?
Trivia Question #94: The Roman Aqueduct that is in the best condition, but not in Italy, can be found in:
Trivia Question #95: Define this musical term: "IN ALTISSIMO":
Trivia Question #96: For what disease was the first vaccine developed?
Trivia Question #97: The southern tip of South Africa can best be described as having which form of agriculture?
Trivia Question #98: As seen in medals in cars, who is the patron saint of travelers?
Trivia Question #99: What kinds of creatures run the Gringotts bank?
Trivia Question #100: The plotless type of fiction that strives to give an impression of daily life is called:
Trivia Question #101: During Prohibition in the United States, which of these activities remained completely legal?
Trivia Question #102: Who wrote "Franny and Zooey"?
Trivia Question #103: Define this musical term: "MODERATO":
Trivia Question #104: Which city is farthest south?
Trivia Question #105: In French, this dish is called pain perdu. What is it normally called in English?
Trivia Question #106: According to the Book of Judges, who was the only female judge of Israel?
Trivia Question #107: Who wrote "To Kill a Mockingbird"?
Trivia Question #108: Where would you wear a babushka?
Trivia Question #109: What sports superstar, perhaps the greatest in the field, died in 1989 of laminitis?
Trivia Question #110: Like some cat from Japan, who played his guitar left handed, jamming good with Weird and Gilly?
Trivia Question #111: Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar and Napoleon are among the world conquerors said to have been seized by what condition caused by abnormal electrical discharge of neurons?
Trivia Question #112: Who won the Men's 100m Finals in the Olympic Games 1988?
Trivia Question #113: The people who created the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew also created:
Trivia Question #114: Which of these is Addis Ababa?
Trivia Question #115: Which luxury car manufacturer did Ford acquire in 1989-90?
Trivia Question #116: Which president was expelled from college after having attended for only one year?
Trivia Question #117: Had Jesse Owens not won the gold in the 200-m in 1936, which athlete's brother Mack would not only have won, but set a world record as well?
Trivia Question #118: As of 2001, Anna Kournikova has never won a singles title, but she did win the 1999 Australian Open doubles title. What Swiss Miss was her partner?
Trivia Question #119: Which Beatles album features the song "The Fool on the Hill"?
Trivia Question #120: What is the canine stage name of the rapper born Calvin Broadus?
Trivia Question #121: Since 1955, where have moviemakers had to go if they wanted to win the Palme d'Or?
Trivia Question #122: These are rounded rocks or nodules with crystals inside:
Trivia Question #123: What is a fumarole?
Trivia Question #124: Which instrument did Miles Davis and Dizzy Gillespie play?
Trivia Question #125: Who set a modern-day record in 1924 when he hit .424?
Trivia Question #126: What is the only truly aquatic songbird?
Trivia Question #127: Which of these cartoon characters could not fly?
Trivia Question #128: Although Leonardo Fibonacci popularized them in Europe, they actually came to us from India. What are they?
Trivia Question #129: During what tour was the band Led Zeppelin robbed of $203,000?
Trivia Question #130: Which of these comes first in the day?
Trivia Question #131: Where did Jim Morrison face obscenity charges after apparently showing the audience his ... ah ... Lizard King?
Trivia Question #132: What hobby was created in the early 1950s by the Palmer Paint Company of Detroit, Michigan?
Trivia Question #133: Canada didn't become completely independent until Queen Elizabeth signed the "Constitution Act." When was this?
Trivia Question #134: Where were Merino sheep from originally?
Trivia Question #135: For which president of the United States is the capital of Liberia named?
Trivia Question #136: For whom or what was the Rosetta Stone named?
Trivia Question #137: Who recorded "Kind of a Drag" in 1967?
Trivia Question #138: On November 7, 1885, Donald Smith hammered in a simple iron spike at Craigellachie that united which country from sea to sea?
Trivia Question #139: What happened at the Trinity Site on July 16, 1945?
Trivia Question #140: Which city was the birthplace of Alexander the Great and became his capital city?
Trivia Question #141: Which singer was born Roberta Joan Anderson in Fort MacLeod, Alberta?
Trivia Question #142: Which country is the setting for James Michener's "The Covenant"?
Trivia Question #143: This song, by 'The Archies' knocked the Rolling Stones song 'Honky Tonk Woman' out of #1 in 1969:
Trivia Question #144: As of 2002, what is the southernmost team ever to win the Stanley Cup?
Trivia Question #145: When Wayne Gretzky retired, what number did every team in the NHL retire?
Trivia Question #146: What former nurse and future Playboy model was briefly married to Rick Rockwell?
Trivia Question #147: For what pair are the elements tellurium and selenium named?
Trivia Question #148: How many blimps are there in the world?
Trivia Question #149: The adult male of this species is called a reynard:
Trivia Question #150: Which of these products did Du Pont introduce in 1938?
Trivia Question #151: Up to how far away can a male gypsy moth smell a female gypsy moth in heat?
Trivia Question #152: Listen carefully. What was permitted by the Supreme Court in Olmstead v. United States?
Trivia Question #153: Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Manon Rheaume was the first woman to play an exhibition game in what league?
Trivia Question #154: The earth is the _____ planet from the sun.
Trivia Question #155: Which event directly followed the Battle of Hastings?
Trivia Question #156: As of 2000, 80 percent of the land in which state is owned by the federal government?
Trivia Question #157: In which country was Boris Becker born?
Trivia Question #158: Which river is the world's longest river?
Trivia Question #159: Ease on down that yellow-brick road! "The Wiz," an all-black version of "The Wizard of Oz," featured what superstar as the Scarecrow?
Trivia Question #160: The town in "Our Town" is Grover's Corners. Where is Grover's Corners?
Trivia Question #161: In 1976, a Houston Astros pitcher named Joe hit the only home run of his career ... off his own brother. Who was Joe's brother?
Trivia Question #162: The hero of this book says history is "a nightmare from which I am trying to awake."
Trivia Question #163: Pick the date this occurred: Koblenz falls to Allies.
Trivia Question #164: What Ernest Thayer poem first appeared in an 1888 issue of the San Francisco Examiner?
Trivia Question #165: Who wrote: "Vladimir: That passed the time. Estragon: It would have passed in any case. Vladimir: Yes, but not so rapidly."
Trivia Question #166: What South American nation was a founding member of OPEC?
Trivia Question #167: In a famous 1995 interview, whom did Jay Leno ask, "What the hell were you thinking?"
Trivia Question #168: Capillary action is caused by ________.
Trivia Question #169: What is incorrect about the back cover of Led Zeppelin's first album?
Trivia Question #170: What monstrously large lake is also Scotland's largest freshwater lake by volume (if not by area)?
Trivia Question #171: Which star of the 1999 movie "The Matrix" was also in a 1993 TV series called "Matrix" (no relation)?
Trivia Question #172: The words were based on Shakespeare, but who wrote the music for "West Side Story"?
Trivia Question #173: Whose Ninth Symphony, "From the New World," was inspired by the music of African-Americans and American Indians?
Trivia Question #174: If these four English noblewomen were in a room, who would be outranked by everybody else?
Trivia Question #175: Bono is lead-singer of which band?
Trivia Question #176: Which of these minerals is softest?
Trivia Question #177: Which Communist seems to have renamed himself for a Siberian river?
Trivia Question #178: Much of what we know about this Persian comes from the Behistun Inscription, which he left on a towering rock. Who was he?
Trivia Question #179: Avoid the Noid! Tom Monaghan, a big financial supporter of militant anti-abortion group Operation Rescue, earned his wealth as founder of what pizza chain?
Trivia Question #180: The movie "Fargo" takes places mostly in what state, in particular in and around Brainerd, which is known for its 26-ft statue of Paul Bunyan?
Trivia Question #181: What type of printing process is used to print paper money?
Trivia Question #182: If you ask for directions and are told to go withershins, how should you move?
Trivia Question #183: In 1997, where did 38 nations sign a treaty to reduce emissions of six greenhouse gases?
Trivia Question #184: Which athlete has been on the cover of "Sports Illustrated" a record 31 times?
Trivia Question #185: Papua New Guinea and Indonesia share the Pacific island of?
Trivia Question #186: Where did the working class, particularly the Irish, spend four days rioting against the Civil War draft, causing $1,500,000 in property damage?
Trivia Question #187: Developed in the late 1800s from ancient samurai techniques, what is kendo?
Trivia Question #188: What did Rachel Carson protest in her 1963 book "Silent Spring"?
Trivia Question #189: Sharing a nickname with a British vampire on "Buffy," Shelton Jackson Lee became famous in what field?
Trivia Question #190: Whose song "In-a-Gadda-Da-Vida" went on for 17 minutes and five seconds?
Trivia Question #191: In 436 at-bats, which Birmingham Bull outfielder had a .202 average, struck out 114 times and managed just three home runs?
Trivia Question #192: Sixteen publishers rose to their own levels of incompetence when they rejected which book by Lawrence Peter?
Trivia Question #193: In the Singing Revolution, this country's people fought communism by singing banned songs at festivals. A lot of these songs probably sounded a lot like Finnish. What country is this?
Trivia Question #194: USA states: What's the capital of Nevada?
Trivia Question #195: What was the magic phrase Ali Baba used to open the cave of the forty thieves?
Trivia Question #196: Lara Croft is a big hit with teenage boys. Who is she?
Trivia Question #197: Who was barred from returning to the U.S. after going to the London premiere of "Limelight"?
Trivia Question #198: What member of the Rolling Stones attended the London School of Economics?
Trivia Question #199: What former Pirates are the first pair of brothers in the Baseball Hall of Fame?
Trivia Question #200: Which of these obscene-sounding birds doesn't actually exist?


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