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Trivia Question #1: What famous racer was killed at the 1994 Grand Prix of San Marino in Imola, Italy?
Trivia Question #2: In around 1650, the oboe appeared in France, its name coming from the word "hautbois." What does this mean?
Trivia Question #3: Pick the product that has the slogan "It's The Taste You've Been Looking For."
Trivia Question #4: The Big Mac was promoted with a jingle that encouraged you to memorize all the ingredients. Counting the all-beef patties as a single ingredient, how many ingredients are there in a Big Mac?
Trivia Question #5: In the 4th century BC, the Celts rampaged south, reaching as far as present-day Turkey. As St Paul would know, what were these Celts called?
Trivia Question #6: What musical instrument is held between the teeth and plucked with a finger?
Trivia Question #7: Who was the author of the book "The Man Without Qualities"?
Trivia Question #8: Although this country's name means "edge of Tibet," they call themselves the Dragon People, the king is called the Dragon King, and it has a dragon on its flag. What country is this?
Trivia Question #9: What document begins, "When in the course of human events ..."?
Trivia Question #10: In October 1975, who appeared simultaneously on the covers of both Time and Newsweek?
Trivia Question #11: What partly Mohawk Canadian musician once played in Bob Dylan's backup band?
Trivia Question #12: On the fifth season of "That 70s Song," the episodes are all named after which band's songs?
Trivia Question #13: Dylan Thomas was born in Swansea. So was Catherine Zeta-Jones, whose son is named Dylan. Where is Swansea?
Trivia Question #14: The climax to Alfred Hitchcock's "North by Northwest" occurs at what US tourist landmark?
Trivia Question #15: Who was the president that told the American people, "To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace."?
Trivia Question #16: Which African city experiences the greatest average annual precipitation?
Trivia Question #17: St. Elsewhere was the TV nickname of what fictitious Boston hospital?
Trivia Question #18: Which city is home to the largest population of Japanese outside of Japan?
Trivia Question #19: Which country is home to the most refugees?
Trivia Question #20: What is the official language of Haiti?
Trivia Question #21: What president first appointed Donald Rumsfeld to the position of Secretary of Defense?
Trivia Question #22: Who painted "The Garden of Earthly Delights"?
Trivia Question #23: In which state would you find Mount Rainier?
Trivia Question #24: What flower gets its name from the Turkish for "turban"?
Trivia Question #25: Le Magi-Mix was the first of what type of household appliance?
Trivia Question #26: Which of these e-mail acronyms would you use if you were modestly offering your own opinion?
Trivia Question #27: What US state contains Cape Hatteras?
Trivia Question #28: The final section of this novel consists of a famous stream of consciousness monologue:
Trivia Question #29: Whose wager says you lose nothing believing in God, since if there is no God, you've lost nothing?
Trivia Question #30: Who was the first president threatened with impeachment?
Trivia Question #31: What Bloody Mary ingredient do you replace with tequila to make a Bloody Maria?
Trivia Question #32: The autobiographical drama "After the Fall" was written by:
Trivia Question #33: Aside from being a toy you can fly, what else is a kite?
Trivia Question #34: Pick the company that has the slogan "Helping In Ways You Never Imagined."
Trivia Question #35: Who wrote: "No man loves life like him that's growing old."
Trivia Question #36: North America's oldest continuously held horse race is the Queen's Plate. Where is it held?
Trivia Question #37: Halogens get their name because they form salts. Which of these is not a halogen?
Trivia Question #38: Dickens' Mr. Micawber has come to symbolize the:
Trivia Question #39: Created by Dick Fosbury, what is the Fosbury Flop?
Trivia Question #40: Jah! Where would go to visit Montego Bay?
Trivia Question #41: In the movie "Office Space", what item did Peter pull from the rubble?
Trivia Question #42: Whose ring was Tommy Bolin wearing on the day he died (Dec. 10, 1976)?
Trivia Question #43: Invented by Rene Theophile Hyacinthe Laennec in 1816, what device combines the Greek words for "chest" and "to inspect"?
Trivia Question #44: In history's worst industrial accident, methyl isocyanate gas from a Union Carbide plant in Bhopal killed some 3300 people in what country?
Trivia Question #45: Who was the author of the book "Fairy Tales and Stories"?
Trivia Question #46: Who developed the geodesic dome?
Trivia Question #47: In about 1730, both English mathematician John Hadley and American inventor Thomas Godfrey invented something sailors use to measure angular elevations of celestial bodies. What?
Trivia Question #48: Following the arc of the Earth, roughly how many meters are there from the equator to the North Pole?
Trivia Question #49: In May 1939, Germany signed a "Pact of Steel" with what fellow fascist country?
Trivia Question #50: Pablo Picasso and what other artist are widely considered to have led the movement known as "Cubism"?
Trivia Question #51: Do you remember where your N-methyl-D-aspartate, or NMDA, receptors are?
Trivia Question #52: Pick the company that has the slogan "Brush Smarter, Not Harder"
Trivia Question #53: Which man never won the U.S. Tennis Open?
Trivia Question #54: At 9:40 am on November 1, 1755, while most were in church, what city was hit by an earthquake that killed thousands of people?
Trivia Question #55: Match the slogan "Awaken To A Different World."
Trivia Question #56: Harry Blackstone, Jr., Doug Henning, and Siegfried Fischbecker are names of famous:
Trivia Question #57: A male cat is referred to as a "Tom," so what is a female cat?
Trivia Question #58: Which statement is true?
Trivia Question #59: What famous German-American architect had the words "Less is more" put on his gravestone?
Trivia Question #60: How many children does Apu have?
Trivia Question #61: Which of these countries was NOT on the side of the Allies during World War I?
Trivia Question #62: Who won the soccer world cup in 1958?
Trivia Question #63: What happened to Indian film star Rajkumar in Bangalore on July 30, 2000?
Trivia Question #64: In what city did Illinois Bell test the first commercial cells phones in the late 1970s?
Trivia Question #65: Moldavia, now called Moldova, is sometimes considered to be the "eastern" part of what country?
Trivia Question #66: In 1899, Emil Jellinek entered a Daimler-designed car in the Tours de Nice, naming the car for his 11-year-old daughter. What was her name?
Trivia Question #67: In 1950, the Tigers merged with the Wildcats to form a brand-new football team in what city?
Trivia Question #68: Who released "Scream In Blue" in 1992?
Trivia Question #69: When Franklin Pierce became president, what buddy of his from Bowdoin College did he reward with the consulship at Liverpool, England?
Trivia Question #70: He acts as if he _______ the coolest guy in school.
Trivia Question #71: What major city is on an island in the St. Lawrence River?
Trivia Question #72: What US president lived in an estate named for Edward Vernon, a British admiral under whom his own brother had served?
Trivia Question #73: Which of these is not a Tom Hanks role, but was the name of Rosemary's Baby?
Trivia Question #74: Where would you expect to find an epitaph?
Trivia Question #75: In 1982, what rocker bit the head off a bat in Des Moines ... and had to endure rabies shots?
Trivia Question #76: Myology is a branch of anatomy which deals with:
Trivia Question #77: According to Joseph Smith, on what was the Book of Mormon originally written?
Trivia Question #78: What street does Milhouse's grandma live on?
Trivia Question #79: Who is credited with directing both "The Wizard of Oz" and "Gone with the Wind," and in the same year, too?
Trivia Question #80: The Tropic of Capricorn passes through all but which one of these continents?
Trivia Question #81: How many groups did South Africa's apartheid include?
Trivia Question #82: Father Damien, a Belgian priest, became famous for tending to lepers on Molokai. Where is Molokai?
Trivia Question #83: Aside from having a brain the size of a golf ball, what feature made the Stegosaurus unique?
Trivia Question #84: What was Anna Pavlova's claim to fame?
Trivia Question #85: What swashbuckling actor wrote "My Wicked, Wicked Ways"?
Trivia Question #86: Which of these Roman emperors came first?
Trivia Question #87: What territoral limit did Iceland make in 1971?
Trivia Question #88: God and Satan bet on the faith of which Biblical figure, from whom they take away everything and give him boils instead?
Trivia Question #89: Frank Roncarelli, a Quebec tavern keeper, became the center of one of Canada's greatest civil liberties fights. How?
Trivia Question #90: What was the first South American country to gain independence?
Trivia Question #91: How many muses are there in Greek mythology?
Trivia Question #92: Since Martin Van Buren was elected in 1836, only one person sitting vice-president has been elected president. Who?
Trivia Question #93: Which of these famous musicians died as a teenager?
Trivia Question #94: Define this musical term: "FUGA":
Trivia Question #95: What country is credited with developing kickboxing?
Trivia Question #96: In which country was tennis player Monica Seles born?
Trivia Question #97: Robert Downey Jr won a Golden Globe for (and was nominated for an Emmy for) his role in what show?
Trivia Question #98: It's a good thing that Cabot Cove, Maine, has its own detective, because it must have the highest murder rate in America. Who is this detective?
Trivia Question #99: For two centuries, maps backed up which explorer's claim that El Dorado was Manoa, on an island in "Parima Lake" in Guiana?
Trivia Question #100: Until Osama bin Laden came around, who last attacked the continental United States?
Trivia Question #101: What TV show had a spin-off ("Maude") that in turn produced a spin-off ("Good Times")?
Trivia Question #102: What was the first Soviet-bloc country to break free of Soviet domination?
Trivia Question #103: What talk show did John Lennon and Yoko Ono co-host for 5 days in 1972?
Trivia Question #104: When do the Scots celebrate Hogmanay?
Trivia Question #105: Columbus is the capital of a state (Ohio), whose name begins and ends with the same letter. Which of these is not also a capital of such a state?
Trivia Question #106: The onion-like leek is the national emblem of which part of Britain?
Trivia Question #107: In the 20th century, King Carol II managed to lose his throne ... twice ... because of his affair with Magda Lupescu. Where was this?
Trivia Question #108: Controversial for his meek response to the Holocaust, who was pope through World War II and until 1958?
Trivia Question #109: Which 19th-century dramatist, author of "The Seagull" and "The Cherry Orchard," shares a surname with a "Star Trek" character?
Trivia Question #110: In 1871, what city was burning at the same time as another fire swept through 1.2 million acres of forest around Peshtigo, Wisconsin?
Trivia Question #111: Wind speeds of 6 ft, 6 in a second will invalidate records set in sprints and the long jumps. What is this in officially metric terms?
Trivia Question #112: What's the largest lizard in the world?
Trivia Question #113: In which state was Tennessee Williams born?
Trivia Question #114: Mother Teresa was born to Albanian parents in Skopje, which was then ruled by the Turks but is now capital of which country?
Trivia Question #115: Killick means
Trivia Question #116: Tina Wesson won the Australian outback edition of Survivor. In what Australian state or territory was the show filmed?
Trivia Question #117: Thurston Moore, Kim Gordon, Lee Ranaldo and Steve Shelley together are?
Trivia Question #118: If somebody tells you that he is porteno, and that his wife is a portena, they are probably from which Argentine city?
Trivia Question #119: Which industrialist published "The Gospel of Wealth" in 1900, in which he argued that a "man who dies rich dies disgraced"?
Trivia Question #120: In the 1983 movie "National Lampoon's Vacation," where were the Griswolds headed on their cross-country trip?
Trivia Question #121: As far as a paleontologist is concerned, what are coprolites and fecalites?
Trivia Question #122: Walter Johnson was a Kansas farm boy who went on to pitch 110 shutouts for a team that no longer exists. Which team is this?
Trivia Question #123: Where are the headquarters of Microsoft?
Trivia Question #124: After being wounded with the Fifth Northumberland Fusiliers in Afghanistan, who returned to London and met Sherlock Holmes?
Trivia Question #125: What was the largest city in the U.S. in 1800?
Trivia Question #126: What book of the Bible follows the four Gospels?
Trivia Question #127: How were Jacob and Esau related?
Trivia Question #128: What does the medulla oblongata do?
Trivia Question #129: How fast can the average house fly fly?
Trivia Question #130: The lunule is a whitish crescent found on what specific part of your body?
Trivia Question #131: What number comes next in this sequence: 2, 3, 5, 7, 11?
Trivia Question #132: Which fruit originated in the West Indies?
Trivia Question #133: In 1965, what province became the first to provide free tuition to all first-year students?
Trivia Question #134: What author of "Cider House Rules" not only wrote the screenplay for the movie, but plays a station master in it?
Trivia Question #135: Which of these countries was not an original member of the European Economic Community?
Trivia Question #136: Federico Garcia Lorca was possibly the greatest Spanish-language writer of his day. In 1936, he was killed by fascists during which country's civil war?
Trivia Question #137: Which movie used the first movement of composer Richard Strauss' tone poem "Thus Spake Zarathustra" as its theme music?
Trivia Question #138: In 1972, who became the youngest person ever inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame?
Trivia Question #139: When Hale-Bopp appeared in 1997, it marked the comet's first earthly appearance in how many years?
Trivia Question #140: In its January 2, 1928, edition, what aviator did Time name as its first Man of the Year?
Trivia Question #141: In "The Exorcist," a priest tumbled down the 75 stairs connecting Prospect and M streets in what city, where the film was set?
Trivia Question #142: USA states: What's the capital of Hawaii?
Trivia Question #143: Which of these words describes the observational illusion of direction change?
Trivia Question #144: If you get a letter from postal code A1A 1A1, it has come from Lower Battery Road in what city?
Trivia Question #145: Which Communist regime collapsed after security forces were ordered to fire on anti-government protesters in Timisoara?
Trivia Question #146: The "tontine" was invented in the 1600s by Lorenzo Tonti, a banker from Naples. What is a tontine?
Trivia Question #147: Which pole is the coldest on average?
Trivia Question #148: Kate Smith seemed to be a good-luck charm for the Broad Street Bullies. Who were the Broad Street Bullies?
Trivia Question #149: At the turn of the century, what future British PM wrote "Savrola," about political intrigue in the North African nation of "Laurania"?
Trivia Question #150: Including TV versions, which of these people has played both Batman and Simon Templar (aka the Saint)?
Trivia Question #151: In which city were the Olympic summer games in 1992?
Trivia Question #152: Tom Clancy, and his ex-wife, are minority owners of what baseball team?
Trivia Question #153: Which Beatle said "Cranberry sauce" at the end of Strawberry Fields Forever?
Trivia Question #154: What church was made the established church of Thailand?
Trivia Question #155: Aleksei Maksimovich Peshkov adopted a pen-name that means "the bitter one." What did he call himself?
Trivia Question #156: What family on "The Flintstones" was a parody of "The Munsters" and "The Addams Family"?
Trivia Question #157: How many books are there in the Jewish Bible and in the Protestant Old Testament?
Trivia Question #158: Which country has the largest land area?
Trivia Question #159: While working in LA as an elevator operator, what Texan saxophonist studied music harmony and theory textbooks?
Trivia Question #160: Who saw the back of God, because he could not bear to see Him face to face?
Trivia Question #161: In North America, a TV breaks an image into 525 horizontal lines. What do most of the world's other TVs do?
Trivia Question #162: We rue the day. What bird first arrived in North America when 100 of them were let loose in New York's Central Park?
Trivia Question #163: Who composed the soundtrack for the movie "Ragtime"?
Trivia Question #164: Richie Rich's butler shares his name with that of what chocolate company?
Trivia Question #165: What was the first worldwide rock and roll song?
Trivia Question #166: Which of these historical milestones occurred in 1948?
Trivia Question #167: What is the name of the unqualified doctor on "The Simpsons" who frequently says "Hi everybody!"?
Trivia Question #168: Who was Playboy's first centerfold model?
Trivia Question #169: Once called the blister nut, what nut comes from a tree related to the American poison ivy and poison sumac?
Trivia Question #170: Duane and Gregg Allman were part of which band?
Trivia Question #171: Which superhero's enemies tend to have animal nicknames, such as the Rhino, the Scorpion and Dr. Octopus?
Trivia Question #172: What was the host country of the soccer world cup in 1954?
Trivia Question #173: The artist Camille Claudel modeled for several prominent works by what well-known artist?
Trivia Question #174: Which string instrument is not plucked?
Trivia Question #175: Define this musical term: "QUASI":
Trivia Question #176: At the rodeo, what is the objective of bulldogging?
Trivia Question #177: In what decade was "The Wedding Singer" set?
Trivia Question #178: Which corporation introduced the first low-cost VCR, as well as the Betamax tapes to play on them?
Trivia Question #179: A harmful waste product produced when protein is broken down to provide energy is:
Trivia Question #180: Who wrote: "In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost."
Trivia Question #181: In 1938, who became the first player to win the grand slam of tennis?
Trivia Question #182: Pick the musical term for "Playful":
Trivia Question #183: If you want to write on vellum, what should you have before you can get the paper?
Trivia Question #184: Which country does not have petroleum as its largest export product?
Trivia Question #185: It used to be that we though these people came from Egypt. In fact, based on study of their language, they probably came from northwestern India. Who are they?
Trivia Question #186: In 1975, who lost the brutal 15-round Thrilla in Manila?
Trivia Question #187: Who played the part of Benny Goodman in 'The Benny Goodman Story'?
Trivia Question #188: During World War I, what volunteer Red Cross ambulance driver was severely wounded along Italy's Piave River, near Fossalta?
Trivia Question #189: Who wrote: "He who is not very strong in memory should not meddle with lying."
Trivia Question #190: Where would you generally not find coral reefs?
Trivia Question #191: Who has a theory, law or rule about gases ?
Trivia Question #192: In The Arabian Nights, how does Scheherazade prevent King Shahriyar from executing her?
Trivia Question #193: Which of these sisterly acts reunited without LaVerne for a 1974 Broadway show called "Over There"?
Trivia Question #194: John Montagu was in the middle of one of his marathon gambling sessions. Unwilling to leave the table, the earl barked out an order for something that still bears his name. What is it?
Trivia Question #195: According to a common phrase, a wild guess or vague attempt is often called a "shot in the" what?
Trivia Question #196: Which of these movies didn't feature the versatile Meryl Streep?
Trivia Question #197: What name is given to the Sunday before Lent begins?
Trivia Question #198: Pick the date this occurred: Soviets liberate Auschwitz.
Trivia Question #199: In 1985, what Yankee was the first AL player to hit 20 home runs and steal 50 bases in the same season?
Trivia Question #200: What major Quebec city is right across the river from Ottawa?
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