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Trivia Question #1: Which designation would apply to Peter Paul Rubens?
Trivia Question #2: In the John Le Carre book (and Alec Guinness movie) who was George Smiley?
Trivia Question #3: Pick the company that has the slogan "The Way A Sandwich Should Be."
Trivia Question #4: The Ken Griffeys (senior and junior) made history in 1990 when they became the first father and son to play on the same MLB team. Which one?
Trivia Question #5: "Return to normalcy" was the campaign slogan of which president?
Trivia Question #6: What do you use a galvanometer to detect and measure?
Trivia Question #7: What normally obscure trivia-question word became hotly debated in 2000, thanks to some problems in Florida?
Trivia Question #8: Poet Walt Whitman penned which of these works?
Trivia Question #9: How many stars were there on the American flag when John F. Kennedy was shot?
Trivia Question #10: Where was the first electrocution?
Trivia Question #11: In books by Richard Carlson, what is he definitely not sweating?
Trivia Question #12: According to Gerry Ford, what comic strip kept the nation informed about Washington during the 1970s?
Trivia Question #13: How did George Holliday change Los Angeles on March 3, 1991?
Trivia Question #14: How deep is a fathom?
Trivia Question #15: What Wendy's founder got his GED in the 1990s, took his wife to the prom and was voted "most likely to succeed"?
Trivia Question #16: What color is the cross at the center of Switzerland's flag?
Trivia Question #17: Which witch on "Bewitched" was known for her forgetfulness?
Trivia Question #18: Queen Dido, who in legend fell for Aeneas, also reputedly founded what city?
Trivia Question #19: What would a factotum do?
Trivia Question #20: Pick the musical term for "Help back":
Trivia Question #21: Who wrote "Gone with the Wind"?
Trivia Question #22: "Requiem for a Nun" and "Sanctuary" are among this author's lesser-known novels:
Trivia Question #23: As of 2002, who is the only founding member of "Saturday Night Live" to be nominated for an Oscar?
Trivia Question #24: Part of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, by what name do we know sharpshooter Phoebe Ann Moses?
Trivia Question #25: The term for changing the original key of a piece of music is:
Trivia Question #26: Where are you most likely to find a Newton's cradle?
Trivia Question #27: What kind of flower is this?
Trivia Question #28: Which of these military units includes the smallest number of American soldiers?
Trivia Question #29: Who directed such horrific films "Rosemary's Baby," "The Tenant" and "Repulsion"?
Trivia Question #30: What would you be doing in the U.S. Senate if you were filibustering?
Trivia Question #31: Which of these Jack Nicholson movies was released first?
Trivia Question #32: Who played Murphy Brown's 93rd and final secretary?
Trivia Question #33: Of how much water will one calorie of heat raise the temperature by one degree Celsius?
Trivia Question #34: What word did Neil Armstrong apparently forget to say when he stepped on the moon?
Trivia Question #35: All but which are characteristics of amphibians?
Trivia Question #36: What was the proud claim to fame of the 1954 song Shaboom?
Trivia Question #37: Flutie Flakes turned out to be a surprising hit in the supermarket cereal aisles. Who is Doug Flutie?
Trivia Question #38: In 21 starts, how many times was Man o' War defeated?
Trivia Question #39: The Donation of Constantine, one of history's great frauds, reportedly willed the Holy Roman Empire to whom?
Trivia Question #40: How did Isadora Duncan die, back in 1927?
Trivia Question #41: How many sheikdoms comprise the United Arab Emirates?
Trivia Question #42: On the TV show Seinfeld, what was Kramer's first name?
Trivia Question #43: What is the main tool used by the U.S. Federal Reserve Board to control the money supply?
Trivia Question #44: President Lincoln issues the final Emancipation Proclamation freeing all slaves in territories held by Confederates and emphasizes the enlisting of black soldiers in the Union Army.
Trivia Question #45: From which country did the U.S. purchase the Virgin Islands?
Trivia Question #46: Which country occupies Western Sahara?
Trivia Question #47: The tallest mountain in Europe is?
Trivia Question #48: Which of these diseases is carried by Africa's tsetse fly?
Trivia Question #49: Clarence Thomas succeeded what retiring member of the Supreme Court?
Trivia Question #50: In May 1994, who set fire to a chair during an interview with Jay Leno on "The Tonight Show"?
Trivia Question #51: What book about Jude Fawley's affair with Sue Bridehead created such a scandal that Thomas Hardy stopped writing books for the last 33 years of his life?
Trivia Question #52: Pick the company that has the slogan "There Is No Substitute"
Trivia Question #53: What do the British traditionally eat on Shrove Tuesday (or Mardi Gras)?
Trivia Question #54: Which British author was also known, at various times and for various reasons, as Agatha Miller, Lady Mallowan and Mary Westmacott?
Trivia Question #55: Probably because it confused metric and imperial units, in 1999 NASA lost a climate orbiter on its way to what planet?
Trivia Question #56: Pick the company that has the slogan "Welcome Home."
Trivia Question #57: Now in the Louvre, the Code of Hammurabi was found in 1901 on a slab of black basalt. What did it codify?
Trivia Question #58: A missing inventor named Clyde Wynant is the title character in what book about Nick and Nora Charles?
Trivia Question #59: In electronics, an oscilliscope measures:
Trivia Question #60: What day do most of us celebrate instead of Candlemas?
Trivia Question #61: In 1910, the rules of basketball were changed. How?
Trivia Question #62: What kind of saw is operated by two persons to cut timber?
Trivia Question #63: What writer died somewhat mysteriously of carbon monoxide poisoning in 1902, thus not living to see Alfred Dreyfus exonerated?
Trivia Question #64: How old was Elizabeth I when she came to the throne?
Trivia Question #65: When did U.S. President James Monroe declare in a speech what later became known as the Monroe Doctrine, establishing that the U.S. would be involved in the affairs of the Western Hemisphere?
Trivia Question #66: How old was Whistler's mother when she posed for the famous painting?
Trivia Question #67: Which fruit has the least nutritional value?
Trivia Question #68: My last name literally means Black Plowman. As a boy, I lived above the police station where my dad worked. Who am I?
Trivia Question #69: In 1978, where was the first official Ironman triathlon held?
Trivia Question #70: As of 2001, two US presidents have been outlived by their fathers. One is JFK. What former newspaper editor is the other?
Trivia Question #71: What was both TV housewife Lucy Ricardo's maiden name and baseball manager Connie Mack's real last name?
Trivia Question #72: Who wrote: "A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody has read."
Trivia Question #73: What game show host was named for the Catholic high school that his father went to?
Trivia Question #74: Alexander Mackenzie was which country's second prime minister?
Trivia Question #75: In his spare time as a bookseller, John Bartlett started collecting what "familiar" things for a book published in 1855?
Trivia Question #76: Pick the company that has the slogan "We Answer To The World."
Trivia Question #77: Who was the first U.S. president to be impeached?
Trivia Question #78: Film director Mack Sennett is known for his work with Buster Keaton at this studio:
Trivia Question #79: He published the first atlas, using the word to describe a collection of maps:
Trivia Question #80: Attention, KMart shoppers! In 1965, KMart began marking specials by using a flashing light of what color?
Trivia Question #81: How is the Collegiate Church of St. Peter, begun in the year 1050, better known?
Trivia Question #82: What famous explorer landed in Botany Bay in 1770?
Trivia Question #83: Who wrote: "Fortune favors the brave."
Trivia Question #84: Where is Kimpo International Airport, the world's 19th busiest, located?
Trivia Question #85: On October 25, 1760, when British monarch died when he fell off a toilet while drinking chocolate?
Trivia Question #86: Which country was rocked by the Pacific Scandal of the 1870s?
Trivia Question #87: Where is a starfish's mouth?
Trivia Question #88: What magazine debuted in 1936 with a cover picture taken by Margaret Bourke-White of Fort Beck Dam?
Trivia Question #89: I wasn't even the killer in Part 1. I wore a pillowcase over my disfigured face in Part 2. And in Part 3 (in 3D!) I finally get my hockey mask. Who am I?
Trivia Question #90: In 1886, Menelik II renamed Finfinnie for the Amharic word(s) for "new flower." What is this city?
Trivia Question #91: What world capital was once named for Colonel John By?
Trivia Question #92: In 1988, who became the first PGA player to win $1 million in one year?
Trivia Question #93: Charlize Theron was raised on a farm in Benoni in what country?
Trivia Question #94: I was born Temujin, but I am better known by a double barrelled name: the first half is based on cheng-sze, meaning "precious warrior" in Chinese. The second half is a Turkish honorific. Who am I?
Trivia Question #95: Pick the movie in which a Mexican bandit tell Fred C. Dobbs: "Badges? We ain't got no badges. We don't need no badges. I don't have to show you any stinking badges."
Trivia Question #96: What future star of "Home Improvement" and "VIP" once starred as CJ Lamb on "Baywatch"?
Trivia Question #97: What country's state-run liquor monopoly produced Absolut vodka?
Trivia Question #98: What Canadian-born kidnapper spent a record 26 years in Alcatraz?
Trivia Question #99: What propels sperm cells?
Trivia Question #100: In Greek myth, who had the hots for Jocasta?
Trivia Question #101: What is Lamaze connected with?
Trivia Question #102: Which starving artist won 100,000 francs in a lottery, which gave him plenty of time to paint water lilies?
Trivia Question #103: Pick the musical term for "With energy":
Trivia Question #104: Define this musical term: "NOBILMENTE":
Trivia Question #105: "Was your first sexual experience heterosexual or homosexual?" David Frost inquired. This person replied, "I was too polite to ask." Whom are we talking about?
Trivia Question #106: Which of these is not a magnum?
Trivia Question #107: In the famous faked-orgasm scene in "When Harry Met Sally," which director's mother says, "I'll have what she's having"?
Trivia Question #108: Mel Gibson, Clint Eastwood and Robert Redford have all won Oscars in what category?
Trivia Question #109: Who wrote: "How dreadful knowledge of the truth can be When there's no help in truth!"
Trivia Question #110: Who played the title roles in "Dick Tracy" and "Bugsy"?
Trivia Question #111: What 1970s movie revived interest in composer Scott Joplin?
Trivia Question #112: Used mainly to make fertilizer, what extremely corrosive material is known scientifically as H2SO4?
Trivia Question #113: In which of these sporting events are live animals participants in the action?
Trivia Question #114: What is Indiana Jones main weapon?
Trivia Question #115: What "stately" river forms the border between Indiana and Kentucky?
Trivia Question #116: What is the smallest of the Great Lakes?
Trivia Question #117: Where was the "Gunfight at the OK Corral"?
Trivia Question #118: Which of the following is not an Alfred Hitchcock film?
Trivia Question #119: Xylography is the fancy name for what art form?
Trivia Question #120: How many mothers were there in Nashville according to the Lovin' Spoonful?
Trivia Question #121: The Lhasa apso was originally bred in Tibet to be used as a:
Trivia Question #122: What is the word for a grouping of curs?
Trivia Question #123: What is the word for a grouping of badgers?
Trivia Question #124: Where do most of the cosmic rays hitting the Earth come from?
Trivia Question #125: Birds have two:
Trivia Question #126: Pick the date this occurred: Marshal Badoglio declares martial law in Italy.
Trivia Question #127: What car company manufactures the Rabbit?
Trivia Question #128: What utopian colony was founded by Robert Owen in 1825?
Trivia Question #129: The roller, noted for its aerial acrobatics, is a:
Trivia Question #130: On January 20, 1964, Babette March was on the cover of which magazine's very first swimsuit issue?
Trivia Question #131: What ethnicity are Frank Zappa, Paula Abdul, Tiny Tim, Tiffany and Paul Anka, not to mention Casey Kasem himself?
Trivia Question #132: Which Wonder of the World was a huge statue of a sun god named Helios?
Trivia Question #133: What name was chosen by more popes than any other?
Trivia Question #134: In which city were the Olympic summer games in 1976?
Trivia Question #135: During which decade did Louis Pasteur develop pasteurization and Gregor Mendel refine his theory of genetics?
Trivia Question #136: English kidnapped the Latin word for "kidnap" to create what word for kidnapping other people's words?
Trivia Question #137: In what year did the Reformation occur?
Trivia Question #138: Which country's capital city is known locally as Wien?
Trivia Question #139: Long before "Sex and the City," in which 1980s sitcom did Sarah Jessica Parker play a bespectacled teenager named Patty Greene?
Trivia Question #140: Those training for this sport are traditionally bricklayers during their apprenticeship:
Trivia Question #141: Known for its oil and its gaudy stamps, of which country is Dubai a part?
Trivia Question #142: Who has the most rushing touchdowns in Super Bowl history?
Trivia Question #143: Who wrote "The Psychology of Computer Programming"?
Trivia Question #144: William Smith preferred to call himself Amor de la Cosmos, and he was the first premier of which province?
Trivia Question #145: Define this musical term: "MOLTO":
Trivia Question #146: Only two people have been on a major-party ticket as a presidential or VP candidate for four straight elections. Who?
Trivia Question #147: A silverback is a male of which animal species?
Trivia Question #148: Inauguration ceremonies for President Lincoln in Washington.
Trivia Question #149: All these mythological creatures are part human and part animal except:
Trivia Question #150: Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Washington, started pushing for this June holiday in 1909. But it wasn't until 1972 that Richard Nixon signed it into law. What day was this?
Trivia Question #151: Which of these is a character in the movie "Reservoir Dogs," rather than a suspect in the board game Clue?
Trivia Question #152: The biggest-selling female recording artist of the '90s, which diva married Tommy Mottola, the powerful president of Sony Music?
Trivia Question #153: In the 1970s, Salem bin Laden, brother of Osama, appears to have been one of the investors in Texas's Arbusto Energy Company. Who founded that company?
Trivia Question #154: Which of the following are you most likely to put in a chafing dish?
Trivia Question #155: Who appeared in 15 movies with her husband, Charles Bronson?
Trivia Question #156: Forget it, Jake. It's Chinatown. Where was Chinatown?
Trivia Question #157: What is the last name of the Jim you don't mess around with in the Jim Croce song, and Tommy the pinball wizard in the Who album?
Trivia Question #158: What is the second tallest mountain in the United States?
Trivia Question #159: What was the first language of suffragist and abolitionist Sojourner Truth?
Trivia Question #160: Pick the company that has the slogan "The Network Is The Computer."
Trivia Question #161: Who was responsible for the infamous ear-biting attack on Evander Holyfield?
Trivia Question #162: What heavyweight champion boxer appeared in wax on the Sgt.Pepper cover?
Trivia Question #163: If you are searching for "le mot juste," you are looking for the:
Trivia Question #164: What Orangeman from Belleville was the first PM to be turfed out of office by his own party?
Trivia Question #165: This bird migrates from its Texas wintering grounds to Canada's Northwest Territories:
Trivia Question #166: On "Frasier," what breed of dog is Eddie?
Trivia Question #167: In 1783, what figure of the American Revolution moved to Saint John, New Brunswick, where he lived for the next six years?
Trivia Question #168: Made in to a movie in 1972, what was the name of Billie Holiday's autobiography?
Trivia Question #169: All of these were members of the famed Bloomsbury group except:
Trivia Question #170: The term "computer bug" comes to us from an actual insect that shorted a Harvard Mark II supercomputer. What was that insect?
Trivia Question #171: In an eposide, when Lisa Simpson is babysitting Rod and Todd, what scares them?
Trivia Question #172: What is the first Sunday after the first full moon on or after March 21?
Trivia Question #173: What is the Russian word for "peace"?
Trivia Question #174: Pick the musical term for "Passionately":
Trivia Question #175: Which of these events was not part of the first Olympics, back in 1896?
Trivia Question #176: Which of these was a Clint Eastwood TV western, not an Eastwood movie western?
Trivia Question #177: Robert Redford and Warren Beatty both passed on the role of Michael Corleone, played eventually by whom?
Trivia Question #178: In the 1940s, the US Army Meteorological Service started naming these for women. But as of May 12, 1978, you could also name them for men. What are they?
Trivia Question #179: What company retired Formula 7X in 1985, only to bring it back a few months later?
Trivia Question #180: Define this musical term: "OBBLIGATO":
Trivia Question #181: Define this musical term: "DOLCISSIMO (DOLCISS.)":
Trivia Question #182: What disease was named for the municipality in Connecticut where, in 1977, the first cases were identified?
Trivia Question #183: Aristotle though the world was made up of four elements. Which one is missing from the name of the first black act to top Billboard's pop single and album charts simultaneously?
Trivia Question #184: Pick the company that has the slogan "Quality Health Care Worldwide."
Trivia Question #185: It can purr but not roar, and it's the only cat that can't retract its claws. What is it?
Trivia Question #186: Which layer of the atmosphere contains the ozone layer?
Trivia Question #187: Created by television mogul David E. Kelley, which TV series was set at Winslow High School?
Trivia Question #188: What Hungarian-American supposedly nicknamed Joseph Frank Keaton "Buster" when he saw the boy tumble down a flight of stairs unharmed?
Trivia Question #189: In which Australian state is the Cape York Peninsula located?
Trivia Question #190: What is a bird doing when it molts?
Trivia Question #191: If Rodney Rattlesnake were a realistic Warner Brothers characters, who would be trying to eat him?
Trivia Question #192: What is the average duration of sexual intercourse in the US?
Trivia Question #193: Which writer lost use of his left hand at the Battle of Lepanto, was once kidnapped by Barbary pirates and started his masterpiece while sitting in jail?
Trivia Question #194: When Kwame Nkrumah led the Gold Coast to independence in 1957, it absorbed British Togoland and was renamed for what African empire?
Trivia Question #195: Who was the only woman to stand atop Lenin's mausoleum at the funeral of Joseph Stalin?
Trivia Question #196: What word means either an ancient Roman tax collector, or a modern British tavernkeeper?
Trivia Question #197: Which famous work was not published during the twenties?
Trivia Question #198: In which year did Roald Amundsen become the first person to reach the South Pole?
Trivia Question #199: Who was the first person to be shown getting drunk in the Bible?
Trivia Question #200: Fascism takes it name from a word for "collected forces" in what languages?
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