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Trivia Question #1: This actress starred in the Rocky Horror Picture Show, as well as Atlantic City, and 'The Client':
Trivia Question #2: During the Springfield hurricane, who's house got blown away?
Trivia Question #3: For what sporting event is Bangkok's Rajadamnoen Stadium best known?
Trivia Question #4: What did Harry Houdini plan to do after he died?
Trivia Question #5: In 1998, what state went to the Supreme Court, claiming Ellis Island should "immigrate" over to its territory?
Trivia Question #6: By what name do we better know Karol Wojtyla?
Trivia Question #7: Which country has the highest theater attendance per capita?
Trivia Question #8: What do the letters stand for in the name of Christian alt-rock band POD?
Trivia Question #9: Which of the following does not join Gabriel as one of the archangels?
Trivia Question #10: What rank does James Bond hold?
Trivia Question #11: Which fictional character married three different men: Charles Hamilton, Frank Kennedy and Rhett Butler?
Trivia Question #12: What part of the brain is primarily responsible for coordination and motor control?
Trivia Question #13: Who is the president pictured on the quarter?
Trivia Question #14: What last name is shared by the famous Irish family of Andrea, Sharon, Caroline and Jim?
Trivia Question #15: In 2000, what TV series set a record by winning nine Emmy Awards in a single year (and won another eight the next year)?
Trivia Question #16: In The Who's song "My Generation," we learn that "people try to put us down." Why?
Trivia Question #17: Because it was on the family crest of its founder, Sir Thomas Gresham, what golden insect sits on top of the Royal Exchange in London?
Trivia Question #18: What Olympic distinction do Australian swimmer Dawn Fraser and Cuban boxer Teofilo Stevenson share?
Trivia Question #19: What was the Cambrian Explosion?
Trivia Question #20: What was the fairy-like name of the $1 camera that Eastman Kodak introduced in 1900?
Trivia Question #21: What future winner of multiple Oscars, Emmys and Grammys won a talent contest in a Greenwich Village bar, even though she had never sung before?
Trivia Question #22: Pick the date this occurred: Capitulation of Norway.
Trivia Question #23: What is a bight?
Trivia Question #24: If you slather yourself with SPF this summer, you may know that it stands for "sun protection ..." what?
Trivia Question #25: What close associate of Martin Luther King's was both UN ambassador and mayor of Atlanta?
Trivia Question #26: At Lawrence, Kansas, pro-Confederate William C. Quantrill and 450 proslavery followers raid the town and butcher 182 boys and men.
Trivia Question #27: Of the non-Soviet spawned countries of Europe, which is the largest in area?
Trivia Question #28: What future movie star played Allison Mackenzie on "Peyton Place"?
Trivia Question #29: The Alabama state capital, _______, served as the provisional capital of the Confederacy at the beginning of the American Civil War.
Trivia Question #30: Who has won the most Oscars in the Best Director category?
Trivia Question #31: Who wrote: "Do thou restrain the haughty spirit in thy breast, for better far is gentle courtesy."
Trivia Question #32: TV Guide will tell you what's on Channels 2 through 13, but what's on Channel One?
Trivia Question #33: What does a baleen whale eat?
Trivia Question #34: In the 1984 movie The Natural, Roy Hobbs strikes out what mythical baseball slugger?
Trivia Question #35: Who wrote: "Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms."
Trivia Question #36: Which of these is not a lighter-than-air craft?
Trivia Question #37: The name of what automaker means "50 bells" in Japanese?
Trivia Question #38: In May 1994, who set fire to a chair on The Tonight Show?
Trivia Question #39: This is a pipe or channel for conveying water or protecting electric cables:
Trivia Question #40: What is the capital of Lesotho?
Trivia Question #41: When it first aired on July 5, 1989, what was "Seinfeld" called?
Trivia Question #42: Made of raw shredded cabbage, what salad was popularized by the Dutch?
Trivia Question #43: Before playing Agent John Doggett on "The X-Files," Robert Patrick was best known as the morphing bad guy in what movie?
Trivia Question #44: Whose designer jeans used a swan as its logo?
Trivia Question #45: If you know your Ray Bradbury, you also the known the temperature at which paper will burn. What is it?
Trivia Question #46: Who was Bertie Wooster's butler, for whom the search engine is named?
Trivia Question #47: In 1995, what did Heather Whitestone become the first deaf person to do?
Trivia Question #48: Founded by the English antiquary Elias Ashmole, the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology is in what city?
Trivia Question #49: William Bonney was actually born Henry McCarty in New York City, but he is more famous under what nickname?
Trivia Question #50: The name of what Mexican state ... and of the dog named for the state ... comes from the Aztec for "dry and sandy place"?
Trivia Question #51: According to its long-running ad slogan, how is Folgers coffee created?
Trivia Question #52: Although Elvis holds Billboard records for the most Top Forty hits, most Top Ten hits, most consecutive #1 hits and the most weeks at #1, who holds the record for most #1 hits?
Trivia Question #53: What term did Swiss psychiatrist Eugen Bleuler coin in 1912 from the Latin for "self-ism"?
Trivia Question #54: What country first explored the Arctic region?
Trivia Question #55: What continent's westernmost point is called Cape Verde?
Trivia Question #56: Pick the company that has the slogan "Crossing Boundaries"
Trivia Question #57: How many golden cherubim adorned the atonement cover (mercy seat) that was placed over the Ark of the Covenant?
Trivia Question #58: What was Luke's profession?
Trivia Question #59: Delphine Delamare, who committed adultery and then suicide in 1848, inspired what literary character?
Trivia Question #60: There are 88 of them in all, 48 of which were named by Ptolemy. Some of the others were named by Gerardus Mercator. What are they?
Trivia Question #61: What was the weapon of choice in the 1927 Laurel and Hardy movie "The Battle of the Century"?
Trivia Question #62: Define this musical term: "TRANQUILLO":
Trivia Question #63: For who or what was Halle Berry named?
Trivia Question #64: In 2001, what piano man released an album of classical music called "Opus 1-10 Fantasies & Delusions"?
Trivia Question #65: Which of these wasn't one of the great Hellenistic monarchies that succeeded Alexander the Great?
Trivia Question #66: Which of these fruits does not ripen after picking?
Trivia Question #67: Who is widely believed to have been the father of Cleopatra's son Caesarion?
Trivia Question #68: Whose books on child rearing included "Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care"?
Trivia Question #69: Pick the company that has the slogan "All You Want Is _______."
Trivia Question #70: Which mystery novelist writes from first-hand experience, having actually killed somebody in New Zealand, in 1954?
Trivia Question #71: In what movie does Charlie Chaplin's Little Tramp finally speak, albeit in gibberish song?
Trivia Question #72: In 1963, Dave DeBusschere had a 3.09 ERA with the White Sox, but the next year, at age 24, the Detroit Pistons made him what league's youngest ever coach?
Trivia Question #73: What is the name of the vineyard Bart stays at while he's an exchange student in France?
Trivia Question #74: Abraham Lincoln is laid to rest in Oak Ridge Cemetery, outside Springfield, Illinois.
Trivia Question #75: What Arabic number is represented by the Roman numeral MDCCLXVII?
Trivia Question #76: In what song do Destiny's Child warn that you're probably not ready for this jelly?
Trivia Question #77: What is the largest city in Idaho, Wyoming, and Montana?
Trivia Question #78: Which country did Saddam Hussein invade in 1990, thereby triggering the Persian Gulf War?
Trivia Question #79: What animals did Jane Goodall become famous for studying?
Trivia Question #80: What U.S. state lived under six flags?
Trivia Question #81: In sheet music, what is the name given to the five horizontal bars where the musical notes are written?
Trivia Question #82: Why are black holes in space black?
Trivia Question #83: Which New Wave rocker was born on November 3, 1954, the very day Henri Matisse died?
Trivia Question #84: If a "flamboyant" person were flamboyant in the original French sense of the word, what would he be?
Trivia Question #85: Starring Jimmy Cliff, Perry Henzell's 1973 film "The Harder They Come" popularized what kind of music in the US?
Trivia Question #86: Which automobile was once known as "Vehicle, General Purpose"?
Trivia Question #87: Which of Japan's major islands extends furthest south?
Trivia Question #88: Pick the date this occurred: Japanese capture Manila.
Trivia Question #89: Pick the musical term for "Eng. Right hand":
Trivia Question #90: In 1933, Salvador Lutteroth brought lucha libre, a form of wrestling famous for its masks, to what country?
Trivia Question #91: What world capital did the Vikings name Smoky Bay, for the stinking sulfur they found there?
Trivia Question #92: Locked in a Georgia bank vault, which secret recipe for 7X probably includes lemon, orange, lime, cassia and nutmeg?
Trivia Question #93: Launched in January 1980 by Robert Johnson, BET Cable Network is targeted primarily to whom?
Trivia Question #94: Which president was called "His Accidency" by his detractors?
Trivia Question #95: Foreseeing some future event or the unknown by means of an omen or oracle is:
Trivia Question #96: Joe Kennedy, father of JFK, became the US ambassador to what world power?
Trivia Question #97: In "The Pride of the Yankees," Gary Cooper played Lou Gehrig. Who played Babe Ruth?
Trivia Question #98: On accepting her Oscar, who said, "I'm so in love with my brother right now"?
Trivia Question #99: Which work was not written during medieval times?
Trivia Question #100: This 1915 D.W. Griffith epic treats the Civil War and Reconstruction:
Trivia Question #101: Which party ran the racist George Wallace for president in 1968?
Trivia Question #102: Set in Florida in 1954, what is the highest grossing Canadian movie ever made?
Trivia Question #103: Pick the company that has the slogan "First With Smart Savers."
Trivia Question #104: At the George Eastman House in Rochester, New York, you can see the Brownie that sparked Ansel Adams' interest in what field?
Trivia Question #105: Enro Rubik became a Communist millionaire thanks to what invention?
Trivia Question #106: What is the Russian equivalent of the name "George"?
Trivia Question #107: Name the Zeppelin song containing these lyrics: "Now I'm singing all my songs to the girl that won my heart."
Trivia Question #108: What is the word for a grouping of rats?
Trivia Question #109: Shrek is not only a movie ogre, but also a word for "fear" or "horror" in what language?
Trivia Question #110: Which Caribbean capital city, founded in 1692, was destroyed by an earthquake in 1907 and a hurricane in 1988?
Trivia Question #111: Pick the musical term for "See col legno":
Trivia Question #112: If you're flipping a coin and call "obverse," are you calling heads or tails?
Trivia Question #113: Which of these Canadian icons briefly became a member of the United States Republican party?
Trivia Question #114: Whorls, arches and loops are found in what piece of crime evidence?
Trivia Question #115: What is the word for a grouping of sparrows?
Trivia Question #116: Hawaii gained statehood seven months after Alaska did. In what year?
Trivia Question #117: Strictly speaking, where are you from if you're a Chicano?
Trivia Question #118: What group, founded by Yasser Arafat, was able to take over the PLO after it stayed out of the Six-Day War?
Trivia Question #119: Other than three-minute rounds, what did the Queensberry Rules bring to boxing?
Trivia Question #120: Cairns, barrows, and tumuluses are all types of:
Trivia Question #121: When do Australians celebrate Australia Day, and Indians celebrate Republic Day?
Trivia Question #122: Who was acquitted from a drug-dealing charge in August 1984 in America?
Trivia Question #123: Who was the author of the book "Children of Gebelawi"?
Trivia Question #124: Name London's major river.
Trivia Question #125: Why might you visit a dendrologist?
Trivia Question #126: Which of these is a mammal?
Trivia Question #127: What was the flip side of the Elvis single Hound Dog?
Trivia Question #128: In which arena did Wayne Gretzky play his last NHL game?
Trivia Question #129: In March 1995, what city's subway system was attacked with poison gas by a religious cult called Aum Shinrikyo?
Trivia Question #130: "The Last of the Wine" and "The King Must Die" are historical novels set in:
Trivia Question #131: In what month did the stock market crash in 1929?
Trivia Question #132: In 1994, which town, one of the world's oldest, was the first one in the West Bank to come under Palestinian jurisdiction?
Trivia Question #133: Who was the tallest president in American history?
Trivia Question #134: By what name is Musca domestica better known?
Trivia Question #135: Of the 70 highest mountains in the US, what is the only one not in Alaska, California or Colorado?
Trivia Question #136: What pseudonymous last name did the Brontė sisters when they self-published some poetry in 1846?
Trivia Question #137: Which country is the world's leading gold producer, after South Africa?
Trivia Question #138: Naples was originally a Greek settlement called "Neopolis." What does this mean?
Trivia Question #139: In 1964, what did Murray Gell-Mann and Fred Zweig name for a word from James Joyce's "Finnegans Wake"?
Trivia Question #140: Judas was related to James, but because of a certain traitor, he is also called Jude. Or what other name?
Trivia Question #141: At Atlanta, Sherman's forces battle the Rebels now under the command of Gen. John B. Hood, who replaced Johnston.
Trivia Question #142: Where was the first Real World series set on MTV?
Trivia Question #143: Which of these wrenches has a built-in spring-loaded indicator that shows how hard the nut is being tightened?
Trivia Question #144: The last year in which Britain had three monarchs was 1936. Who was not one of them?
Trivia Question #145: Who is the Duke of Cornwall, the Duke of Rothesay and the Earl of Carrick, all at once?
Trivia Question #146: Until World War I, where did we get most of our potassium?
Trivia Question #147: In 1822, Liberia was founded by:
Trivia Question #148: Your dot-com investments made you now a billionaire. If you earn no interest and spend $1000 a day, when will you run out of money?
Trivia Question #149: What was Louis Cyr best known for?
Trivia Question #150: Where is Franz Josef Land?
Trivia Question #151: Which African country lies opposite Yemen on the Bab el Mandeb?
Trivia Question #152: Which British title of nobility is "highest"?
Trivia Question #153: Roger Bowen died on February 16, 1996, the day after McLean Stevenson. On TV Stevenson played what character that Bowen had played on screen?
Trivia Question #154: The "Lady in Red" figured in the downfall of this criminal:
Trivia Question #155: Which Beatle wrote Here Comes the Sun?
Trivia Question #156: In 2002, Kelly Clarkson was the big winner on what reality show?
Trivia Question #157: Which is not part of an airplane?
Trivia Question #158: Where is most of the Kara-Kum desert located?
Trivia Question #159: Who wrote: "If the devil doesn't exist and, therefore, man has created him, he has created him in his own image and likeness."
Trivia Question #160: Where did Charles Lindberg begin the first transatlantic solo flight?
Trivia Question #161: When John Stockton became the NBA's career leader in assists, whose record did he break?
Trivia Question #162: Also known as the Yeomen of the Guard, where do Britain's Beefeaters guard the crown jewels?
Trivia Question #163: To a Jew, what is the Mishna?
Trivia Question #164: In 1938, who became the first person to win the Grand Slam of tennis?
Trivia Question #165: Which country has the highest external debt?
Trivia Question #166: What Alabama city was the first capital of the Confederacy?
Trivia Question #167: Which nationality was Hannibal?
Trivia Question #168: Alchemist Henning Brandt is the first person known to have discovered an element. And he found it because he was fascinated with human urine. What is it?
Trivia Question #169: Which country does not have a red and white flag?
Trivia Question #170: In which country would you find parties called Fianna Fail and Fine Gael?
Trivia Question #171: Where and when did George Orwell live?
Trivia Question #172: Which of the following substances is the hardest?
Trivia Question #173: Who is the Minnesota Vikings career leader in rushing yards?
Trivia Question #174: We can rebuild him. We have the technology. Whom did Dr. Rudy Wells rebuild?
Trivia Question #175: A 1911 British Kinemacolor film, "The Durbar at Delhi," was the first ever made in color. What is a durbar?
Trivia Question #176: The Battle of Seven Pines as Gen. Joseph E. Johnston's Army attacks McClellan's troops in front of Richmond and nearly defeats them. But Johnston is badly wounded.
Trivia Question #177: The original bench in "benchmark" was a rock marked by which people?
Trivia Question #178: What is the name of the family in the comic strip, "For Better or For Worse"?
Trivia Question #179: Using "Good Times" by Chic as the baseline, what 1979 song was the first rap tune to crack the US Top 40?
Trivia Question #180: Edward Blake was the last leader of the Liberal Party of Canada who never became prime minister. In which decade did Blake resign as leader?
Trivia Question #181: What did Marie & Pierre Curie discover in 1898?
Trivia Question #182: Of what country was Victor Emmanuel III the last king?
Trivia Question #183: What NATO member has no standing army, but did battle Britain in the 1976 Cod War?
Trivia Question #184: Which language's romanization is associated with Thomas Francis Wade and Herbert Allen Giles?
Trivia Question #185: What literary last name is shared by the brothers Dmitry, Ayosha, Ivan and Smerdyakov?
Trivia Question #186: In 1956, Paul Hornung became the only person to win a Heisman Trophy, despite playing QB for a losing team. Which one?
Trivia Question #187: Of the 29 channels in 11-m band (27 MHz), six are used for garage openers. What are the rest for?
Trivia Question #188: Which of these people has a law of fluids, a unit of pressure, a wager, a triangle, a computer language and a wager named for him?
Trivia Question #189: Agoraphobia runs in families, particularly among women. What makes you jumpy if you have agoraphobia?
Trivia Question #190: Who provided the voice for Moe the bartender's love interest?
Trivia Question #191: In which U.S. state would you find Capitol Reef, Arches, and Zion National Parks?
Trivia Question #192: The fastest dog on flat ground is the:
Trivia Question #193: Which future Canadian prime minister won a Nobel Prize for Peace in 1956?
Trivia Question #194: Define this musical term: "MOSSO":
Trivia Question #195: Part of World Series winning teams in Boston, Minnesota and Oakland, who was also hit by a record 267 pitches?
Trivia Question #196: Which character's wife died on "The Simpsons"?
Trivia Question #197: All but one of the following can be seen among the carved faces on Mt. Rushmore:
Trivia Question #198: Which of these TV shows, set in Indianapolis, had a main character who worked for the ad agency of Connors and Davenport?
Trivia Question #199: Pick the musical term for "Originally a note of relatively short duration, but now the longest note, equal to four minims.":
Trivia Question #200: Until 2002, what team had been the oldest franchise in any major North American sport to have never won a league championship?
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