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Trivia Question #1: Who was the first president to broadcast on radio from the White House?
Trivia Question #2: Who wrote: "If the present world go astray, the cause is in you, in you it is to be sought."
Trivia Question #3: Prague is the capital of which country?
Trivia Question #4: Boudicca was the queen of the Iceni, and around AD 60, she led a rebellion against Rome. In what present-day country did this rebellion occur?
Trivia Question #5: Which U.S. team has won the most NHL Stanley Cup titles?
Trivia Question #6: Pick the company that has the slogan "Can Help."
Trivia Question #7: Found in both CFCs and in toothpaste, what pale yellow gas is the most reactive of all the elements?
Trivia Question #8: Borneo is the only island shared by three independent countries. Which of these is not one of those countries?
Trivia Question #9: What author describes his experiments with hallucinogenic drugs in 1954's "The Doors of Perception"?
Trivia Question #10: The substance "dextrose" is also known by which of these names?
Trivia Question #11: In December 1967, what did Denise Darvall give to Louis Washkansky?
Trivia Question #12: If you work for a prestigious company, you should know that "prestigious" comes from the Latin "praestigiosus," meaning ...?
Trivia Question #13: What Macintosh operating system shares its name with a Western Hemisphere wildcat?
Trivia Question #14: Which hideous ailment is not correctly matched with body part it affects?
Trivia Question #15: What is the oldest of the traditional list of the Seven Wonders of the World?
Trivia Question #16: Which movie, for which Dorothy Parker received a screen credit, went on to win an Oscar for Original Story?
Trivia Question #17: Chirography is penmanship. What is chiromancy?
Trivia Question #18: Born in Bavaria, John and Anton Kliegl came to the US and went into what business?
Trivia Question #19: How did R.L. Stine enrich the lives of children?
Trivia Question #20: A record 15 states have, as of 2000, picked what insect as their "official state insect"?
Trivia Question #21: What is actor Tom Cruise's original surname?
Trivia Question #22: Who wrote: "There is no hunting like the hunting of man, and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never care for anything else thereafter."
Trivia Question #23: In "Running Scared," how much money does Billy Crystal's character inherit from his dead aunt Rose?
Trivia Question #24: Pick the date this occurred: Operation Neptune/Overlord - Allied invasion of Normandy.
Trivia Question #25: Pick the company that has the slogan "The Neighborhood Whiz Kids."
Trivia Question #26: Pick the date this occurred: Battle of El Alamein begins.
Trivia Question #27: Name the song: "That's not what I want to hear/ I want to hear she wants me near"?
Trivia Question #28: Pick the date this occurred: German airborne invasion of Crete.
Trivia Question #29: Who won the Wimbledon tennis grand slam for men in 1992?
Trivia Question #30: Which explorer was assassinated by his own men, and then had his mummified remains put on display in Peru?
Trivia Question #31: In 1914, what team appears to have been renamed in honor of Louis Sockalexis, the sport's first Indian pro player?
Trivia Question #32: If your salad is covered with mayonnaise, tomato paste and diced pickles, what dressing have you ordered?
Trivia Question #33: Founded by Vikings, the Althing is said to be the world's oldest parliament. Where is it?
Trivia Question #34: The earliest English colony in North America was on Roanoke Island, off the coast of:
Trivia Question #35: Which of these Woody Allen movies was not released in the 1980s?
Trivia Question #36: USA states: What's the capital of Missouri?
Trivia Question #37: In the nursery rhyme, "Cock Robin" was killed by the:
Trivia Question #38: Chuck Berry had only one number-one song on Billboard's pop chart. What was it?
Trivia Question #39: Which direction would you travel from London to get to Oxford?
Trivia Question #40: If you have "bowdlerized" a book, what have you done to it?
Trivia Question #41: The first time Shirley Bassey sang a James Bond theme, she held the last note so long she nearly passed out. What an odd job that must have been. Which movie was this?
Trivia Question #42: In which state was NAACP activist Medgar Evers shot dead in the back (and in front of his own house)?
Trivia Question #43: What is monopsony?
Trivia Question #44: Who played Marlon Brando's brother in the 1954 film 'On the Waterfront'?
Trivia Question #45: What is the only independent nation named in the NATO phonetic alphabet (the one that goes, alpha, bravo, charlie ...)?
Trivia Question #46: Who was the president who promised, "And that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from this earth."?
Trivia Question #47: Where is Anatolia located?
Trivia Question #48: To create color, your TV fires three electron guns, one for each primary color. Which of these is not one of them?
Trivia Question #49: Ranging from Salinas Chicas on Peninsula Valdes to Cerro Aconcagua, what country has South America's lowest and highest points?
Trivia Question #50: What substitute teacher does Lisa have a crush on?
Trivia Question #51: Pick the date this occurred: German attack through Ardennes - Battle of the Bulge begins.
Trivia Question #52: What is the percentage of Humpback whale's milk is fat?
Trivia Question #53: Who was the first woman correspondent on "60 Minutes"?
Trivia Question #54: Jailed for leading an abortive coup in 1953, he returned for a successful one in 1956.
Trivia Question #55: What was the name of Meriwether Lewis' Newfoundland dog that made the overland trip to the Pacific Ocean?
Trivia Question #56: What was the name of Led Zeppelin's private jet?
Trivia Question #57: Pick the date this occurred: Official Italian Government declares war on Germany.
Trivia Question #58: Which First Lady lived in the White House with Lorena Hickok, a cigar-smoking lesbian reporter from the Associated Press?
Trivia Question #59: Why would you want a HVAC system for your house?
Trivia Question #60: Define this musical term: "UN,":
Trivia Question #61: Which tax haven principality forbids its citizens from playing in its famous casinos?
Trivia Question #62: Who said, "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!" from his flagship?
Trivia Question #63: Which TV family moved "on up to a deluxe apartment in the sky"?
Trivia Question #64: Oh, bother! What sort of animal is Eeyore?
Trivia Question #65: Where in Hawaii would you find such extinct volcanoes such as Diamond Head and Punchbowl, as well as Pearl Harbor and Waikiki Beach?
Trivia Question #66: Which capital city has the highest elevation in the world?
Trivia Question #67: Founded by Alexander the Great in 332 BC, you'd find Alexandria today at the mouth of what river?
Trivia Question #68: This country was one of many to ban F1 racing in 1955, and as of 2001 remains the only European country not to allow motor races. What is it?
Trivia Question #69: Who appeared in three Aerosmith videos, including "Cryin'", which MTV once dubbed the "Best Video Of All Time"?
Trivia Question #70: In 1989, Sayed Ali Khamenei succeeded whom as leader of his country?
Trivia Question #71: Record "The Joshua Tree" was released in 1987 by what band?
Trivia Question #72: Bring on the blue-eyed sheikhs! In which province was oil discovered at Leduc in 1947?
Trivia Question #73: Who is the young newspaper reporter in the Superman TV series, movies, and comic strips?
Trivia Question #74: How many clues did the first newspaper crossword puzzle have?
Trivia Question #75: In a poem titled "Harlem," which of these writers first used the phrase "a raisin in the sun"?
Trivia Question #76: When does a Jewish boy become a "son of the commandment"?
Trivia Question #77: What country was invaded in WWII during "Operation Avalanche"?
Trivia Question #78: To help the CIA kill ... or at least embarrass ... somebody, Operation 40 considered dosing his scuba gear with LSD and planting an exploding cigar. Who was this person?
Trivia Question #79: Had it not been for a coin toss, who might have died alongside Buddy Holly on that ill-fated plane?
Trivia Question #80: Olympic weightlifter Harold Sakata became a wrestler before playing which fearsome James Bond villain?
Trivia Question #81: What song did the Beatles have a 40-piece orchestra help sing the end of?
Trivia Question #82: What is the name of the evil spirit in "Poltergeist"?
Trivia Question #83: Who is the president pictured on the twenty dollar bill?
Trivia Question #84: This Indian tribe calls itself the Dakota (meaning "the allies"). Other tribes called it "little snake," which where we get the English name. Who are they?
Trivia Question #85: What unit of measure is sometimes said to be 1/48 of an inch?
Trivia Question #86: Although of Lebanese descent, pop singer Shakira is actually from what country?
Trivia Question #87: As of 2001, three men have been nominated for Oscars twice for playing the same role in different movies. Which of these is not one of them?
Trivia Question #88: In 1947, a UFO reportedly crashed near Roswell, a farming and ranching community in what state?
Trivia Question #89: In what year were X-rays discovered?
Trivia Question #90: What was eventually purchased with the money Judas received for betraying Christ?
Trivia Question #91: Who has owned corgis named Phoenix, Kelpie and Swift?
Trivia Question #92: Of which country was Mohammed Ali Jinnah the founder?
Trivia Question #93: Who once lived in the Potala, a palace in Lhasa?
Trivia Question #94: The last to be guillotined in France, Hamida Djandoubi, was executed in what year?
Trivia Question #95: Who wrote: "Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow; don't walk behind me, I may not lead; walks beside me, and just be my friend."
Trivia Question #96: What is the name of the fictional band in the movie "Almost Famous"?
Trivia Question #97: In 1994, what married couple won the first Tony Award for lifetime achievement in theater?
Trivia Question #98: What military invasion began on June 6, 1944?
Trivia Question #99: The original Ku Klux Klan was founded by six Confederate officers in Pulaski in what state?
Trivia Question #100: In what country did the Stasi operate a high-tech assassination squad called Department IV?
Trivia Question #101: For you heavy-metal fans, if "Death" were a metric unit, how many deaths would there be to the Megadeath?
Trivia Question #102: D'oh! Which of these books, set in Hollywood, includes a meek accountant named Homer Simpson?
Trivia Question #103: What "war to end all war" saw a real Battle of Armageddon?
Trivia Question #104: What is a magnetically polarized piece of magnetite called?
Trivia Question #105: Who wrote "The Jungle Book"?
Trivia Question #106: In "The Breakfast Club", What did Brian try to kill himself with?
Trivia Question #107: What Mennonite from the Niagara region who moved to Chicago and founded the company that makes Miracle Whip?
Trivia Question #108: In the night sky, which constellation is the "chained princess"?
Trivia Question #109: What sort of writing is eligible for the Newbery Medal, the Carnegie Medal and the Eleanor Farjeon Medal?
Trivia Question #110: Which European ruler made a pope his prisoner?
Trivia Question #111: Who wrote "Boy's Life"?
Trivia Question #112: In what movie does Martin Sheen play Charlie Sheen's father?
Trivia Question #113: In 1933, the Rockefellers paid a famous artist $21,000 to paint a mural for the RCA Building in Rockefeller Center, but fired the artist for sneaking in an image of Lenin. Who was he?
Trivia Question #114: Which of these playwrights won the Pulitzer Prize four times, as well as the 1936 Nobel Prize for literature?
Trivia Question #115: As head of Civic Forum, playwright Vaclav Havel was one of the few writers to wield real political influence. Where?
Trivia Question #116: When the Simpsons went to stay at the Flanders' beach house, what did Lisa's friends put on the Simpsons' car?
Trivia Question #117: Who sang a 1972 ode to a rat named Ben?
Trivia Question #118: Who was the first-ever host of "Saturday Night Live"?
Trivia Question #119: What is the gestation period of an elephant?
Trivia Question #120: The first of US Mint's 50 State Quarters Program featured Caesar Rodney on horseback. Whate state does this coin honor?
Trivia Question #121: Who was the lady for whom the ladybug was named?
Trivia Question #122: Which is not a term for a young mammal?
Trivia Question #123: What is the main ingredient in the soup called gazpacho?
Trivia Question #124: On which street did Sherlock Holmes live?
Trivia Question #125: At what Olympics did Ben Johnson fail a drug test and lose both his gold medal and his 9.79-second record in the 100-m dash?
Trivia Question #126: In 1936, Margaret Bourke-White's picture of Fort Beck Dam graced the very first cover of what magazine?
Trivia Question #127: What does a buret measure?
Trivia Question #128: Two Westerns, "The Magnificent Seven" and "A Fistful of Dollars," were inspired by movies about which country's samurai?
Trivia Question #129: Aeschines, Demosthenes, and Ctesiphon were Athenian rivals. What did they do for a living?
Trivia Question #130: If you suffer night blindness, you may lack what vitamin, which is stored in the liver?
Trivia Question #131: Define this musical term: "LARGAMENTE":
Trivia Question #132: Dennis Nahat's ballet "Blue Suede Shoes" is danced to what rock act's greatest hits?
Trivia Question #133: Metamorphic rocks are made from intense heat and pressure. Igneous rocks are made from:
Trivia Question #134: Created by Jacob Schweppe in London back in 1793, Schweppes is the world's oldest carbonated soft drink brand. What is it?
Trivia Question #135: Despite having been married three times--to Cornelia, Pompeia and Calpurnia--I produced no legitimate surviving male heirs. Who am I?
Trivia Question #136: Who wrote "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn"?
Trivia Question #137: What Carribean codfish cake shares its name with the capital of Ghana?
Trivia Question #138: In 1927, what team set a record for games won in a single season, which it lost to the Cleveland Indians in 1954, which it regained in 1998?
Trivia Question #139: If, in a singles bar, somebody says to a woman, "Hey, babe ... Love those zygomatic bones," what part of her body is he appreciating?
Trivia Question #140: Which Hollywood couple share a birthday on September 25, although 25 years apart?
Trivia Question #141: The swimming pool is on the lido deck on your cruise ship; Lido is an island reef between the Lagoon of Venice and what sea?
Trivia Question #142: Why is your transmission important to your car?
Trivia Question #143: Tragedies of Marlowe & Shakespeare followed conventions established by this Roman:
Trivia Question #144: After disrupting the trial proceedings and demanding his own lawyer, which Black Panther was tried separately from the Chicago Seven?
Trivia Question #145: Namely for an early movie projector, American Zoetrope's first movie was "THX-1138." What director founded Zoetrope?
Trivia Question #146: In 8 BC, a Roman emperor renamed the month of Sextilis for himself. What is it called today?
Trivia Question #147: Who won an Obie in 1968 and a Tony in 1969, but had to wait until 1992's "Scent of a Woman" to win an Oscar?
Trivia Question #148: What is the height of both an NFL goal-post crossbar and of an NBA hoop?
Trivia Question #149: In 1976, who snared both a Pulitzer Prize (for "Humboldt's Gift") and a Nobel Prize?
Trivia Question #150: Originally an elephant, which chess piece moves diagonally only and was originally called the fool by the French?
Trivia Question #151: Talk about musical range! In the movies, who has played both Beethoven and Sid Vicious?
Trivia Question #152: What religion has the Bharatiya Janata Party been accused of pushing on India?
Trivia Question #153: Define this musical term: "TOSTO":
Trivia Question #154: What is the capital of Guyana?
Trivia Question #155: Which country calls its secretary of the treasury department the Chancellor of the Exchequer?
Trivia Question #156: Which religious holiday is also known as Twelfth Night?
Trivia Question #157: What song gets its name from the Gullah people's word for "come by here"?
Trivia Question #158: Calling it kitten ball, what sport did Lewis Rober invented in 1895 to help his fellow Minneapolis firefighters stay in shape?
Trivia Question #159: John Banvard created what is believed to be the world's longest painting, a 1200-foot panorama of what North American river?
Trivia Question #160: In Monopoly, what two properties are closest to Go?
Trivia Question #161: A bogey gets its name from a hobgoblin called a boggart. What is a bogey?
Trivia Question #162: Which disease is characterized by unrestrained morbid new growth of white blood cells?
Trivia Question #163: Flanders, Lovejoy, Terwilliger and Kearney are not only streets in Portland, Oregon, but also minor characters in what TV series?
Trivia Question #164: Which of these is not flatware?
Trivia Question #165: Larry David, co-creator of "Seinfeld" and the model for George, based which HBO program on his own life?
Trivia Question #166: As of the mid-1990s, which country was producing the most coffee?
Trivia Question #167: Who wrote "Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions," from which Hemingway got the title "For Whom the Bell Tolls"?
Trivia Question #168: What means of transport did a Baptist minister, the Rev. Jonathan Scobie, invent while in Japan in 1869?
Trivia Question #169: Before a U.S. legal trial, attorneys use the process known as "voir dire" to select what?
Trivia Question #170: This country is in South America, not Africa:
Trivia Question #171: Who released "Observations In Time" in 1968?
Trivia Question #172: What did the A. in John A. Macdonald stand for?
Trivia Question #173: As Isak Dinesen, Baroness Karen Blixen-Finecke wrote about her experiences managing a coffee plantation in what part of the world?
Trivia Question #174: Phil Esposito named his NHL team for the fact that it plays in what Lightning Capital of America?
Trivia Question #175: What flower has symbolized Britain's Labour party?
Trivia Question #176: At Woodstock'99, Creed did a version of Roadhouse Blues with Robby Krieger, whose band had originally recorded that song three decades earlier. Which band?
Trivia Question #177: Which of the following words is defined as the mistress of a household or large establishment?
Trivia Question #178: What was the capital of Roman Gaul?
Trivia Question #179: Who would most likely want to do a scan with computerized axial tomography?
Trivia Question #180: On which planet have the strongest winds been recorded?
Trivia Question #181: Created by Clifton Hillegass and beloved of English students everywhere, what color are the covers of Cliff's Notes?
Trivia Question #182: What name was given to such writers as Jack Kerouac, Lawrence Ferlinghetti and William Burroughs?
Trivia Question #183: Pick the company that has the slogan "The Way It Should Be."
Trivia Question #184: Who recorded "Nothing From Nothing" in 1974?
Trivia Question #185: What was the Athenaeum in ancient Rome?
Trivia Question #186: Who first played Jack Ryan, thanks to his role in "The Hunt for Red October"?
Trivia Question #187: The first North American traffic light is believed to have been installed on August 5, 1914 at the corner of Euclid Ave and E. 105th St in what Ohio city?
Trivia Question #188: Trained as an economist, Tansu Ciller made her husband take her name, rather than the other way around. Of what country was she prime minister in the mid-1990s?
Trivia Question #189: You should cast around for this answer. If you asperse somebody, what are you doing?
Trivia Question #190: You think Halloween is gruesome? On November 2, which country celebrates the Day of the Dead, complete with cemetery parties, chocolate coffins and sugar skulls?
Trivia Question #191: Although known primarily as poets, all these writers except _______ wrote plays as well.
Trivia Question #192: English artist Aubrey Beardsley was associated with all these except:
Trivia Question #193: What is the word for a grouping of greyhounds?
Trivia Question #194: Who was the president who had a second cousin later elected president?
Trivia Question #195: Devised by Melvil Dewey, what does the Dewey decimal classification system actually classify?
Trivia Question #196: What was the name of Lord Nelson's flag ship?
Trivia Question #197: Every night all the men would come around and lay their money down, but by day the men called Cher and her kin all but which of these names?
Trivia Question #198: Of what does bronze consist?
Trivia Question #199: Pick the company that has the slogan "Why Buy Anywhere Else?"
Trivia Question #200: If Antarctica were a country, where would it rank in size among other countries?
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