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Trivia Question #1: Which of these is a line uttered by Puck in "A Midsummer Night's Dream"?
Trivia Question #2: At an Indian McDonald's, what sort of meat would you find in a Maharaja Mac?
Trivia Question #3: This great orator had the gall to call George Washington 'Great Dismal'?
Trivia Question #4: With what is Evelyn Wood most closely associated?
Trivia Question #5: The world's oldest airline still operating under its original name is KLM, founded way back on October 7, 1919, in what country?
Trivia Question #6: Which Hollywood studio traditionally opens its movies with a shot of a roaring lion from the Memphis Zoo?
Trivia Question #7: Fricatives. Plosives. Approximants. Trills. Laterals. What are we talking about here?
Trivia Question #8: Despite his wife's bragging about his nefarious activities, the only major crime this man ever committed was kidnapping. Who was he?
Trivia Question #9: The Artios Awards are presented to theater, movie and TV people in what field?
Trivia Question #10: Unusually for South America, what is the official language of Brazil?
Trivia Question #11: When England finally played in soccer's World Cup, in 1950, it lost 1-0 in the first round and was eliminated. By whom?
Trivia Question #12: What transportation hub on the Main River is also home to the world's largest annual book fair?
Trivia Question #13: What Alberta-born CNN reporter became known as the Stud Scud during the Persian Gulf War?
Trivia Question #14: Which Greeks wouldn't believe anything you told them without first going over every detail very carefully?
Trivia Question #15: Union forces miss an opportunity to capture Petersburg and cut off the Confederate rail lines. As a result, a nine month siege of Petersburg begins with Grant's forces surrounding Lee.
Trivia Question #16: What sport's hall of fame inducted the aristocratically nicknamed Edwin Donald Snider?
Trivia Question #17: A Swiss group called Christian Solidarity bought (and freed) slaves in which war-torn country?
Trivia Question #18: Pick the company that has the slogan "It's A Good Thing."
Trivia Question #19: What part of Great Britain was occupied by the Germans in WWII?
Trivia Question #20: Six months after the United States entered World War II, what writer armed a cabin cruiser named "Pilar" so that he could hunt German submarines in the Caribbean?
Trivia Question #21: Who wrote: "Reflect on your present blessings, of which every man has many; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some."
Trivia Question #22: During World War II, which Dutch crown princess gave birth to a princess in Ottawa's Civic Hospital, in a room declared Dutch territory?
Trivia Question #23: Goulash is a beef soup associated with this nation:
Trivia Question #24: What does it mean if your name is metronymic?
Trivia Question #25: USA states: What's the capital of New Mexico?
Trivia Question #26: Which god has the same name in both Roman and Greek mythology?
Trivia Question #27: What is the word for a grouping of ferrets?
Trivia Question #28: On March 1, 1994, TV viewers watched Roseanne kiss which female guest star?
Trivia Question #29: Athens is the capital of which country?
Trivia Question #30: Who scored big in 1958 with Good Golly Miss Molly?
Trivia Question #31: This famous folk singer died of a disease called Huntington's Disease:
Trivia Question #32: The Battle of the Bulge was a counter-offensive move of the _______ in World War II.
Trivia Question #33: Who revealed the sacred writings to the Prophet Muhammad?
Trivia Question #34: Bosco "Bad Attitude" Baracus was a character on what TV show?
Trivia Question #35: Also known as Chicanos, who make up the largest subgroup of Hispanic Americans?
Trivia Question #36: After linebacker Leonard Little pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter, what team slapped his wrist hard with an eight-game suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy?
Trivia Question #37: What vitamin are you lacking if you have rickets?
Trivia Question #38: The star of the movie "Doc Hollywood" was:
Trivia Question #39: Which Jewish celebration is also known as Pesach?
Trivia Question #40: In the 1100s, a staff clergyman fell for the 16-year-old daughter of another staff clergyman. Who were these lovers?
Trivia Question #41: Who was responsible for the sinking of the Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior in 1985?
Trivia Question #42: What was the name of the dog in the RCA Victor trademark?
Trivia Question #43: As of 2000, which British driver is the only person to have won both the Motorcycle Grand Prix and the F1 world championships?
Trivia Question #44: In the original 1964 movie, who or what was the Pink Panther?
Trivia Question #45: Kinky diarist Anais Nin died on the same day (October 14, 1977) as what straight-laced crooner?
Trivia Question #46: Which river is not in the United Kingdom?
Trivia Question #47: The hormone that regulates growth in humans is called:
Trivia Question #48: In which war did the Abraham Lincoln Battalion fight?
Trivia Question #49: Used to transport Harry Potter, what is the Nimbus 2000?
Trivia Question #50: What man's name is also the word for a kind of small nail?
Trivia Question #51: Who recorded "My Sharona" in 1979?
Trivia Question #52: Where is the "fame"-ous Juilliard School?
Trivia Question #53: What animal is helping the lion hold up Canada's official coat of arms?
Trivia Question #54: Who recorded "Heart of Glass" in 1979?
Trivia Question #55: What Belgian surrealist became famous for painting men in bowler arts?
Trivia Question #56: What are the two landlocked South American countries?
Trivia Question #57: In the "Rock DJ" video, what former Take That singer literally sheds both layers of clothes and layers of flesh?
Trivia Question #58: Which one of these singers does Nelson Muntz adore?
Trivia Question #59: How many frets are there on a violin fingerboard?
Trivia Question #60: I was the first US president to die in office. My grandson was the last president with a beard. What is our last name?
Trivia Question #61: "The drought had lasted now for ten million years, and the reign of the terrible lizards had long since ended."
Trivia Question #62: Pick the musical term for "Fr. More":
Trivia Question #63: Used by US printers, which of these units measures roughly 1/72 of an inch (or 0.013837 inches, to be exact)?
Trivia Question #64: Which first baseman is the only player to wear a helmet while playing at his position?
Trivia Question #65: Although used by astronomers, Julian Days are meant to help historians by counting all the days Jan 1, 4713 BC, notwithstanding calendar weirdness. What Julian Day was the first seconds of Jan 1, 2001?
Trivia Question #66: Pick the musical term for "Pleasing, agreeable":
Trivia Question #67: If Rome had been founded by Rhombus, instead of by Romulus and Remus, what shape would it be?
Trivia Question #68: Define this musical term: "EN RETENANT":
Trivia Question #69: What was the estimated world population in 1983?
Trivia Question #70: Samson was part of which group of Israelites who vowed never to shave or touch dead bodies?
Trivia Question #71: What percentage of humans that have ever lived are alive today?
Trivia Question #72: Which of these was not a member of the first Roman triumvirate?
Trivia Question #73: Define this musical term: "DA":
Trivia Question #74: There really was a Count Dracula. Where was Dracula from?
Trivia Question #75: Famous for its nightly sound-and-light show, the Fremont Street Experience is a pedestrian promenade located in the neon center of what city?
Trivia Question #76: Think positive. Which progressive rock band's original members included Jon Anderson and Bill Bruford?
Trivia Question #77: Where are the islets of Langerhans?
Trivia Question #78: By what name do we better know John Chapman?
Trivia Question #79: In 1986, what TV show revived "At This Moment," an obscure song by Billy Vera and the Beaters?
Trivia Question #80: How many bones do most of us have?
Trivia Question #81: The Japanese poetic form known as haiku must have:
Trivia Question #82: In 1999, the Rockies and Padres played the first opening day game ever held outside the US. Where were they?
Trivia Question #83: What Canadian party was once known as the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation?
Trivia Question #84: This French novelist's work is considered to have a strong autobiographical basis:
Trivia Question #85: You can get anything you want, if you know who was inspired by Alice Brock's restaurant in Stockbridge, Massachusetts?
Trivia Question #86: Who established the Church of England?
Trivia Question #87: This 1963 Betty Friedan book is credited with reviving the U.S. women's movement:
Trivia Question #88: What network created a "Must See TV" lineup that once dominated Thursday evenings?
Trivia Question #89: For what crime was Dr. Benjamin Spock convicted in 1968?
Trivia Question #90: Of which state was failed presidential candidate Michael Dukakis a governor?
Trivia Question #91: How many quires are there in a ream of paper?
Trivia Question #92: What computer company became famous for making its employees wear blue suits and sing company songs?
Trivia Question #93: Who won Academy Awards for directing the World War II movies "Mrs. Miniver" and "The Best Years of Our Lives"?
Trivia Question #94: Which explorer took possession of the Mississippi Valley and named it Louisiana?
Trivia Question #95: Approximately how much sunlight does Oslo receive each day from November through January?
Trivia Question #96: In what period of history did the tyrannosaur live?
Trivia Question #97: In "Dilbert," Catbert is the evil head of what department?
Trivia Question #98: While running for president, George W. Bush didn't know who the president of Pakistan was. But he sure remembered in 2001. Who was he?
Trivia Question #99: How many U.S. states share their name with the name of an American river?
Trivia Question #100: Which country is Cabinda an exclave of?
Trivia Question #101: What is the largest member of the deer family (Cervidae)?
Trivia Question #102: In what Broadway musical does a 10-foot, 900-pound chandelier come crashing to the stage?
Trivia Question #103: As the eldest surviving son, Adonijah must have assumed he would succeed his dad. Who was the father of Adonijah?
Trivia Question #104: Which of these beers is named for a Czech town known for its beechwood aging?
Trivia Question #105: Yikes! Which state's motto gives us the stark option to "Live Free or Die"?
Trivia Question #106: The need to feel pain or humiliation in order to be aroused is referred to as:
Trivia Question #107: Because of its tax laws, in what state have about half the Fortune 500 incorporated?
Trivia Question #108: I get knocked down, but I get up again. What was the name of Chumbawumba's 1998 hit?
Trivia Question #109: Who wrote: "My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way."
Trivia Question #110: Barbara Tuchman won a Pulitzer Prize for writing "The Guns of August," about the beginning of which war?
Trivia Question #111: The ancient Celtic druids considered what tree to be sacred?
Trivia Question #112: Pick the company that has the slogan "The Nature Of ________ Is Enlightening."
Trivia Question #113: In metastasis, what moves through the body?
Trivia Question #114: Israel is bordered by all but which of these Arab countries?
Trivia Question #115: Of which church was the Episcopal Church an offshoot?
Trivia Question #116: Who won the Men's 100m Finals in the Olympic Games 1996?
Trivia Question #117: Which hero did Edgar Rice Burroughs create?
Trivia Question #118: Which was not a 1970s best seller?
Trivia Question #119: What is Lisa Simpson's most overheard remark?
Trivia Question #120: Known for its Z cars, what company was originally called Datsun?
Trivia Question #121: Which urban area is Mt. Fuji farthest from?
Trivia Question #122: Pick the date this occurred: Liberation of Belgrade.
Trivia Question #123: Based on a book by DuBose Heyward, what 1935 opera synthesized black folk music, jazz, Tin Pan Alley, and European classical music?
Trivia Question #124: When making a traditional Swiss fondue, the cheese is thinned with:
Trivia Question #125: What is Gore Vidal's real first name?
Trivia Question #126: Which of the following Northern European countries does not have a flag that contains red?
Trivia Question #127: What comedian with a "buttoned-down mind" was once an accountant?
Trivia Question #128: What is the word for a grouping of sheep?
Trivia Question #129: In the 1990s, Kenny Kramer started offering Manhattan tours of locations used in what TV series?
Trivia Question #130: USA states: What's the capital of West Virginia?
Trivia Question #131: In 2015, which urban area is expected to be the largest, following Tokyo?
Trivia Question #132: What religious group publishes the "Watchtower"?
Trivia Question #133: On Bloody Sunday in 1972, British paratroopers killed 13 Irish Catholics, possibly after IRA provocateurs fired first. Where did this happen?
Trivia Question #134: Skewbald and piebald are terms one would apply to:
Trivia Question #135: On a cold February night in 1977, who ran down and killed a homeless war vet named Edgar Trottier?
Trivia Question #136: This person does maintenance at a church and may oversee burials. Who is he?
Trivia Question #137: In which city were the Olympic summer games in 1972?
Trivia Question #138: After a 1966 motorcycle accident, I turned to country music for my 1969 album "Nashville Skyline." Who am I?
Trivia Question #139: By definition, what is the term for the horse that comes in second in a race?
Trivia Question #140: Where would you find giant heads called moai?
Trivia Question #141: What Norman Lear sitcom was inspired by a British series called Steptoe and Son?
Trivia Question #142: What Biblical hill, found just east of Jerusalem, is now called Jebel et-Tur or "Mount of the Summit"?
Trivia Question #143: From 1975 to 1990, what city's warring population was separated by the Green Line?
Trivia Question #144: Which country has the world's longest coastline?
Trivia Question #145: Which Detroit Red Wing switched from #16 to #9 when he saw he could get a better train berth?
Trivia Question #146: Whose dummies included Charlie McCarthy, Mortimer Snerd, Effie Klinker and Podine Puffington?
Trivia Question #147: William Herschel thought that people lived on Mars, the Moon and even in the Sun. But he did discover a planet. Which one?
Trivia Question #148: In what language was "The Communist Manifesto" originally written?
Trivia Question #149: In 1805, who sailed to victory in Trafalgar in a ship called the Victory?
Trivia Question #150: What is unusual about the beach volleyball played in Rio?
Trivia Question #151: If King James II hadn't been overthrown in the 1680s, and if all births, marriages and deaths had taken place exactly the way they did in fact take place, future Prince Joseph Wenzel of Liechtenstein would also be king of what country?
Trivia Question #152: Where are your carpal bones?
Trivia Question #153: Bombay took its name from the Portuguese Bom Bahia, meaning "Fair Bay." Now it is named for a Hindu goddess. What is it called today?
Trivia Question #154: The I-San is one of Thailand's annual festivals dedicated to what activity?
Trivia Question #155: Beep, beep! Which state's bird is the roadrunner?
Trivia Question #156: Aside from being the name of a swashbuckler, what does the Spanish word "zorro" mean in English?
Trivia Question #157: Who wrote: "So I can't live either without you or with you."
Trivia Question #158: Tommie Smith won a gold medal in 1968, but was kicked off the US team and permanently banned from the Olympics anyway. Why?
Trivia Question #159: In 1860, which state had the greatest percentage of its people--57%--in slavery?
Trivia Question #160: What is the Japanese beverage sake brewed from?
Trivia Question #161: Where should you go if you have tickets to an orchestra called the Concert-gebouw?
Trivia Question #162: Pick the musical term for "Very Slow":
Trivia Question #163: What republic is closest to England?
Trivia Question #164: In a snit after her husband took up with another woman, what writer staged her own disappearance from Berkshire in 1926?
Trivia Question #165: Which of these countries is not in Central America?
Trivia Question #166: Which actor had his directing debut with "Ordinary People" and went on to direct "A River Runs Through It"?
Trivia Question #167: Who wrote: "Much unhappiness comes from walking alone. When there are several, it's somewhat different. I must get into the habit of listening to others, for what the others say concerns me, too."
Trivia Question #168: Which German textile center southeast of Leipzig was named Karl-Marx-Stadt from 1953 to 1990?
Trivia Question #169: Which country leads the world in the production of olive oil?
Trivia Question #170: Which SF icon is from the planet Gallifrey?
Trivia Question #171: In which museum would you find the Venus de Milo?
Trivia Question #172: Who sang "We don't need another hero/ We don't need to know the way home"?
Trivia Question #173: How long did it take for Phileas Fogg to make it around the world?
Trivia Question #174: The movie Black Hawk Down was primarily set in what country?
Trivia Question #175: If you were to take a lump of coal and squeeze for a long time at very high temperatures, you would end up with:
Trivia Question #176: The 17-mile-wide Chignecto Isthmus connects which two Canadian provinces?
Trivia Question #177: What is sidereal time?
Trivia Question #178: Where is the longest freshwater beach?
Trivia Question #179: In 1988, who appeared in three movies: "Tequila Sunrise," "Dangerous Liaisons" and "Married to the Mob"?
Trivia Question #180: What Brazilian city is, as of 2000, the third most populated city in the world?
Trivia Question #181: American general Philip Schuyler was blamed for, but later acquitted of, abandoning this fort:
Trivia Question #182: What would you be doing if you were practicing the Japanese art of ikebana?
Trivia Question #183: Canada is said to have become a nation at Vimy Ridge. In what country would you find Vimy Ridge today?
Trivia Question #184: The 1984 U2 song "Pride" is a tribute to what deceased leader?
Trivia Question #185: Sufferin' succotash! What usually goes into succotash?
Trivia Question #186: Which term refers to both a untensil and a mixed meat preparation?
Trivia Question #187: Pick the date this occurred: German unconditional surrender.
Trivia Question #188: What culture did archaeologists uncover at Halstatt, Austria, and La Tene, Switzerland?
Trivia Question #189: Which country's government meets in the Capitolio, a near-perfect copy of the US Capitol building?
Trivia Question #190: Name the first person honored as Man of the Year by Time magazine.
Trivia Question #191: What country/rock star recorded an album of standards with bandleader Nelson Riddle, as well as an album of traditional Mexican songs?
Trivia Question #192: Who rejected starring roles in "West Side Story," "A Star is Born" and "Midnight Cowboy"?
Trivia Question #193: Who starred (more or less) in "Plan 9 From Outer Space"?
Trivia Question #194: What would the American League for Physical Culture have encouraged you to do?
Trivia Question #195: Pick the musical term for "Ger. With movement":
Trivia Question #196: Gunsmoke was TV's longest running drama or comedy, but including name changes, what was the second longest running?
Trivia Question #197: Circadian dysrhythmia is a fancy synonym for what condition?
Trivia Question #198: How many articles established the Church of England in 1563?
Trivia Question #199: If there are cygnets in the park, what animals have given birth?
Trivia Question #200: In 1737, a Protestant group called the Charitable Irish Society held the first public celebration of St Patrick's Day as a fundraiser. Where?
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