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Trivia Question #1: The town St. Petersburg, Mississippi is a popular setting in the books of this writer:
Trivia Question #2: Pick the musical term for "From the sign":
Trivia Question #3: Define this musical term: "BIS":
Trivia Question #4: Of all the countries whose names end with "land," which has the largest population?
Trivia Question #5: What spacecraft was the first human-made object to travel to an outer planet and the first to leave the solar system?
Trivia Question #6: In what city is the red light district known as "The Block"?
Trivia Question #7: Feisty and "fizzle" both come from the Middle English "fisten." What did "fisten" mean?
Trivia Question #8: The Cleveland Indians were originally known by the same name as the current NHL team in St. Louis. What is it?
Trivia Question #9: Just as the Bourbon kings ruled France from Paris, Paris is the seat of Bourbon County in what state?
Trivia Question #10: Which dwarf is the only one of the Seven Dwarfs not to have a beard?
Trivia Question #11: What is a doggerel?
Trivia Question #12: In 1948, in San Bernardino, California, veterans of the US Army's 11th Airborne Division formed the Hell's Angels. What fast food chain was also founded in San Berdoo in '48?
Trivia Question #13: What was the name that Led Zeppelin went under while playing a few shows in Switzerland due to Baroness Eva Von Zeppelin's threat to sue the band for using the family name?
Trivia Question #14: While in the company of the "Woman in Red," who was shot to death in front of Chicago's Biograph Theatre after watching "Manhattan Melodrama"?
Trivia Question #15: Which metallic element is also called wolfram?
Trivia Question #16: What current stadium has the largest seating capacity?
Trivia Question #17: Made popular by British historian Niall Ferguson, allohistory, virtual history, uchronia and counterfactualism are all words for what kind of history?
Trivia Question #18: To celebrate her 40th birthday in 1999, Barbie got a tattoo. What was it?
Trivia Question #19: Pick the musical term for "A fugue":
Trivia Question #20: Actress Lauren Bacall and her first cousin originally had the same last name. Both changed it. Name her cousin.
Trivia Question #21: Kenneth Bianchi was better known as:
Trivia Question #22: Who was the author of the book "Decameron"?
Trivia Question #23: When I was 14, I fell in love with 26-year-old Elisa Schlesinger, on whom I partly based Emma Bovary. Who am I?
Trivia Question #24: What do the dusky seaside sparrow, the glaucous macaw and the pohmpei have in common?
Trivia Question #25: One of nature's most distinctive birds, what part of a toucan is both outsized and beautifully colorful?
Trivia Question #26: Pick the musical term for "But not too much":
Trivia Question #27: Which state of the U.S. has recorded the fastest surface wind?
Trivia Question #28: In 2000, who won the first-ever million-dollar prize on the TV show "Survivor"?
Trivia Question #29: What term did Benito Mussolini use to refer to the rapport between Italy and Germany?
Trivia Question #30: In 1989, a bungalow in Bel Air changed address, from 666 St. Cloud Road to 668, when which former president moved in?
Trivia Question #31: What would you find listed alphabetically in a gazetteer?
Trivia Question #32: What 1970 tennis grand slam winner, with help from Australian Ken Fletcher in 1963, is the only one to also win a doubles grand slam?
Trivia Question #33: Until 1964, 10 percent of each American dime and quarter was copper. What made up the other 90 percent?
Trivia Question #34: Guy Favreau's aides tried to get bail for gangster Lucien Rivard in 1964. Favreau was whose justice minister at the time?
Trivia Question #35: Pick the musical term for "Very":
Trivia Question #36: What 1982 Willie Nelson song was recorded by Elvis 10 years earlier?
Trivia Question #37: What country has the greatest number of Jews living within its borders?
Trivia Question #38: Which brother of Miriam ended up sailing down the Nile in a papyrus basket?
Trivia Question #39: If it actually exists, where might you find a yeti?
Trivia Question #40: In which country will you find the Dinaric Alps?
Trivia Question #41: In the 1990s, who had a hit song about somebody who was pretty fly ... for a white guy?
Trivia Question #42: What is the setting for Charles Dickens' only historical book, "A Tale of Two Cities"?
Trivia Question #43: Which country is smallest in land area?
Trivia Question #44: In 2001, who closed Spago, the Hollywood restaurant that made him famous?
Trivia Question #45: Based on their popular nickname, the British Yeomen of the Guard would most enjoy which of these meals?
Trivia Question #46: Who wrote "Billy Budd, Sailor"?
Trivia Question #47: What country was once known as Cipango?
Trivia Question #48: In Britain, what game is known as draughts?
Trivia Question #49: The Diet is the national legislature of which country?
Trivia Question #50: Eructation is a fancy word for what human activity?
Trivia Question #51: Nightline started in 1979, as Ted Koppel's late-night report on what crisis?
Trivia Question #52: All these songs are national anthems except:
Trivia Question #53: What tiny country was the last nation in Europe to grant women suffrage?
Trivia Question #54: What was the host country of the soccer world cup in 1962?
Trivia Question #55: After winning her case against Bill Clinton, Paula Jones was hired by the Zodiac Group in what capacity?
Trivia Question #56: On which legal grounds did Napoleon leave Josephine?
Trivia Question #57: In which city were the Olympic summer games in 1956?
Trivia Question #58: The plotlines of which controversial sitcom included UFOs, time travel, exorcism and a sensible gay man named Jodie Dallas?
Trivia Question #59: I founded calculus and revolutionized physics. But in my 40s I chucked it all to study bible prophecy and magic. I also wrote more than a million words about alchemy. Who am I?
Trivia Question #60: What is the US equivalent of Britain's Lawrence Olivier Award and Canada's Dora Award?
Trivia Question #61: In the HBO series "Sex and the City," you may remember the sex, but what was the city?
Trivia Question #62: Which American president lived in an estate called Monticello?
Trivia Question #63: Which holiday is celebrated on January 5 in England?
Trivia Question #64: This prophet was told not to marry:
Trivia Question #65: How many weight divisions are there in Olympic boxing?
Trivia Question #66: Christy Mathewson and Walter Johnson were two of the first five inductees into what sport's Hall of Fame?
Trivia Question #67: Pick the company that has the slogan "Tried And True."
Trivia Question #68: Where did Adolf Hitler attempt the Beer Hall Putsch?
Trivia Question #69: How much does it cost to buy a vowel on "Wheel of Fortune"?
Trivia Question #70: What was Victoria Claflin Woodhull's claim to fame?
Trivia Question #71: When did China replace Taiwan in the United Nations?
Trivia Question #72: What is another name for downhill, as opposed to cross-country, skiing?
Trivia Question #73: What New Zealand bird was probably the biggest bird that ever lived?
Trivia Question #74: Define this musical term: "SUAVE":
Trivia Question #75: In most women, what is the first physical sign of sexual arrousal?
Trivia Question #76: What is commonly regarded as the second longest river in the world?
Trivia Question #77: Which of these specialized forms of writing is traditionally used by secretaries?
Trivia Question #78: Which animated film is not a Walt Disney production?
Trivia Question #79: The kidnapping of whose wife started the Trojan War?
Trivia Question #80: Define this musical term: "RISOLUTO":
Trivia Question #81: Who lives in what was once the home of the Superintendent of the United States Naval Observatory?
Trivia Question #82: In addition to being a seed, "flax" is also a word for what color?
Trivia Question #83: What is the word for a grouping of mallards?
Trivia Question #84: In The Catcher in the Rye, what name does Holden Caulfield use when he talks to girls in a New York club?
Trivia Question #85: Whose first hit was 1966's Hey Joe?
Trivia Question #86: Later covered by Cake, what song won the first ... and only ... Grammy ever awarded for Best Disco Recording?
Trivia Question #87: What neighborhood, which provided the title of a Hugh Grant movie, was once a stronghold for London's West Indian community?
Trivia Question #88: What former Brat Packer had small roles in two Mike Myers movies, "Wayne's World" and "Austin Powers II"?
Trivia Question #89: Which of these directors did not direct any of the three short films that made up "New York Stories"?
Trivia Question #90: Meaning "little ribbons," the name of what pasta was reputedly inspired by Lucrezia Borgia's hair?
Trivia Question #91: Pick the musical term for "Twice as fast":
Trivia Question #92: Which of the following is most likely to include a intellectual-property mark that is a P inside a circle?
Trivia Question #93: Which of Maurice Richard's brothers became known as the Pocket Rocket?
Trivia Question #94: Vladimir and Estragon, two tramps, are the central characters in what classic modern play?
Trivia Question #95: One of the states admitted to the Union because of the Missouri Compromise was of course Missouri. What was the other?
Trivia Question #96: How many years was Jean Drapeau the mayor of Montreal?
Trivia Question #97: Which of these glasses would hold the least alcohol?
Trivia Question #98: Under the Law of Moses, Jesus received how many lashes?
Trivia Question #99: Mary Todd's four brothers all fought for the Confederacy, but who was her influential husband?
Trivia Question #100: Mick Foley used to go by the name Cactus Jack. What other name did he use?
Trivia Question #101: The first NHL franchise to win the Stanley Cup was once called the Arenas and the St. Patricks. What is it called today?
Trivia Question #102: Which of the following was known as the "sick man of Europe?"
Trivia Question #103: Which "fool" title is a play by Sam Shepard?
Trivia Question #104: Which novel was not written by Herman Wouk?
Trivia Question #105: What sometime Hollywood screenwriter wrote "Miss Lonelyhearts" and "The Day of the Locust"?
Trivia Question #106: Which of the following is NOT a book by Charles Dickens?
Trivia Question #107: What did Barbara Bush name her pet spaniel?
Trivia Question #108: When the USSR fell to pieces, both Ukraine and Russia laid claim to the fleet stationed in Sevastopol, which patrolled what sea?
Trivia Question #109: The book "Les Liaisons dangereuses" is from which year?
Trivia Question #110: In 1881, Swiss watchmaker Achille Ditisheim founded a wristwatch company he named Movado, which means "always in motion" in what language?
Trivia Question #111: On what island would you find Auckland, the largest city of New Zealand, and Wellington, its capital?
Trivia Question #112: Who wrote the poem "The Road Not Taken"?
Trivia Question #113: By what name do we now know the former British colony of Northern Rhodesia?
Trivia Question #114: Who was the only Canadian prime minister to have been a Rhodes Scholar?
Trivia Question #115: Pick the company that has the slogan "The World's Favorite Airline"
Trivia Question #116: In TV lingo, what is a clam?
Trivia Question #117: Who was the author of the book "War and Peace"?
Trivia Question #118: How would a French person cook something en brouchette?
Trivia Question #119: In Miami, on February 15, 1933, a bricklayer named Giuseppe Zangara shot and killed Chicago mayor Anton Cermak. Who was he shooting at?
Trivia Question #120: In the 1850s, Kalamazoo became famous for its celery. Where is it?
Trivia Question #121: Who was nicknamed "The little Corporal"?
Trivia Question #122: According to the Crayola people, which crayon color tends to be used up first?
Trivia Question #123: What is the approximate average depth of the world's oceans?
Trivia Question #124: The name of which African language is actually derived from an Arabic word meaning "people of the coast"?
Trivia Question #125: Know your chocolate treats? What does M&M stand for?
Trivia Question #126: In 1967, what former child star unsuccessfully ran for Congress as a California Republican?
Trivia Question #127: Who hosted the Canadian edition of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire"?
Trivia Question #128: Pick the musical term for "Forcing, accented":
Trivia Question #129: The president appoints Gen. Grant to command all operations in the western theater.
Trivia Question #130: Which of the following is NOT a part of Indonesia?
Trivia Question #131: In the Clint Eastwood vehicle "Every Which Way But Loose," what sort of animal was Clyde?
Trivia Question #132: Modem is a shorter way of saying something. What?
Trivia Question #133: How many "Points" did Woodrow Wilson suggest for peace after World War I?
Trivia Question #134: During the time of the dinosaurs, the number of continents on the Earth's surface was:
Trivia Question #135: On TV, by what name was Nostradamus Shannon better known?
Trivia Question #136: How did Chester Carlson change offices forever with the words "10-22-38 Astoria"?
Trivia Question #137: All of these "First Pets" have had the chance to sniff around the White House except:
Trivia Question #138: If you describe a Jewish person as "zaftig," what are you saying about her?
Trivia Question #139: Duchenne, which only affects boys, is the most common form of:
Trivia Question #140: What speedy species is also known as Acinonyx jubatus?
Trivia Question #141: Where was boxer Roberto Duran from?
Trivia Question #142: An elephant's trunk is most similar to which of these human body parts?
Trivia Question #143: In which state would you find the Painted Desert?
Trivia Question #144: Neil Young was Canadian, but what member of Crosby, Stills and Nash was British?
Trivia Question #145: TTYs are now called TDDs. Who would use them?
Trivia Question #146: Produced by Qualcomm, what sort of program is named for Eudora Welty, the author of the 1941 short-story called "Why I Live at the PO"?
Trivia Question #147: Who was King Arthur's wife?
Trivia Question #148: Where was British newspaper magnate Lord Beaverbrook born?
Trivia Question #149: Where do the Yakuts live?
Trivia Question #150: What does a hormone called abscisic acid cause the leaves of deciduous trees to do?
Trivia Question #151: In what movie does Eddie Murphy play a Detroit cop named Axel Foley?
Trivia Question #152: What European capital lies on both banks of the Vistula River?
Trivia Question #153: How did Catherine the Great die?
Trivia Question #154: Pick the musical term for "Vibrating":
Trivia Question #155: As we learned in the movie "Alien," where is it that "no-one can hear you scream"?
Trivia Question #156: By what Alias does Ferris Bueller get into Chez Luis?
Trivia Question #157: Which of these department store moguls operated out of Philadelphia?
Trivia Question #158: Album "Bedtime Stories" (1994) is by ________? ?
Trivia Question #159: In 1993, what team set an NHL record for having the longest winning streak?
Trivia Question #160: Pick the musical term for "Much, Di molto, very much":
Trivia Question #161: Who hosted the 1994 Winter Olympics, the first not held in the same year as the summer games?
Trivia Question #162: The original "enfant terrible" of Paris haute couture, Givenchy was probably Audrey Hepburn's favorite designer. What was his first name?
Trivia Question #163: In what movie does Russell Crowe order his men to "unleash hell"?
Trivia Question #164: What form of execution was first used in the United States in 1982?
Trivia Question #165: Pick the musical term for "Ger. With":
Trivia Question #166: Who held an annual meeting in Denver within two weeks of a mass shooting in the city's Littleton suburb?
Trivia Question #167: Which Nazi was known as the Angel of Death?
Trivia Question #168: Lincoln, in a speech to Congress, states the war is..."a People's contest...a struggle for maintaining in the world, that form, and substance of government, whose leading object is, to elevate the condition of men..."
Trivia Question #169: How many eyes does a horse shoe crab have?
Trivia Question #170: What Friend's mother was Pierre Trudeau's press secretary, and his stepfather is anchorman Keith Morrison?
Trivia Question #171: Who had a super-powered dog named Krypto and a super-powered monkey named Beppo?
Trivia Question #172: What Hanna-Barbera character worked for the ill-tempered Cosmo Spacely and the Spacely Sprockets company?
Trivia Question #173: In the 1999 movie The Talented Mr. Ripley, where does Tom Ripley travel to locate Dickie Greenleaf?
Trivia Question #174: Which of these submarines was called the Hunley, rather than the Nautilus?
Trivia Question #175: Who wrote: "Man, so long as he remains free, has no more constant and agonizing anxiety than find as quickly as possible someone to worship."
Trivia Question #176: Which U.S. state is the leading producer of coal?
Trivia Question #177: What type of animal is an addax?
Trivia Question #178: In which city were the Olympic summer games in 1924?
Trivia Question #179: In addition to writing "Requiem for a Heavyweight," who created "The Twilight Zone"?
Trivia Question #180: Which is the largest of the four terrestrial planets?
Trivia Question #181: Matthew Brady was pushed deep into debt because of the pictures he took of which war?
Trivia Question #182: What could you expect to read about if you picked up a German book called a bildungsroman?
Trivia Question #183: Who founded Standard Oil?
Trivia Question #184: Although he had intended to study this country's prisons, Alexis de Tocqueville instead wrote about its democracy. What was the country?
Trivia Question #185: Who released released "My Aim Is True" in 1977?
Trivia Question #186: Reggie Jackson never played for this team during his major league career:
Trivia Question #187: Define this musical term: "A TEMPO":
Trivia Question #188: What novel used Russian words to create a teen slang called nadsat?
Trivia Question #189: In which country was the ancient city of Babylon located?
Trivia Question #190: The Rhone, France's major river, empties into the:
Trivia Question #191: According to Edward O. Wilson's research, which of these animals is outsmarted only by human beings?
Trivia Question #192: Which Florida city was founded in 1565, only to be destroyed by Francis Drake 21 years later?
Trivia Question #193: The first commercial radio station in the U.S. was KDKA. Where was it?
Trivia Question #194: Pick the date this occurred: German Afrika Korps begins offensive in N. Africa.
Trivia Question #195: George Clooney likes live TV. On a Thursday night in 1997, what prime-time show did an episode twice, live, once for each coast?
Trivia Question #196: Used in matches, explosives and fireworks, by what name is potassium nitrate (KNO3) better known?
Trivia Question #197: The scientific term "half-life" is applied to:
Trivia Question #198: Ethiopia spent much of the 1990s at war with which of its neighbors over deserted strips of barren land on their common border?
Trivia Question #199: Considered to be the founder of modern sculpting, whose sculpture of David was the first nude sculpture of the Renaissance?
Trivia Question #200: Percival Lowell was convinced he saw water-filled canals on what Red Planet?
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