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Trivia Question #1: What "avuncular" band broke up, with its ex-members forming Sun Volt and Wilco?
Trivia Question #2: Saturn is so light that it could float in water, if you had a big enough pool. But which planet is the densest?
Trivia Question #3: To encourage the development of archery, which country banned both golf and soccer in 1457?
Trivia Question #4: Who was the Greek god of the winds?
Trivia Question #5: The most popular casino table game is:
Trivia Question #6: When lava cools, it creates rocks whose name comes from the Latin for "fire." What are these rocks called?
Trivia Question #7: From 1976 to 1987, what color of M&Ms was removed from the mix, even though they weren't made with a controversial food coloring?
Trivia Question #8: Which planet did Pioneer 5 and Mariner 2 explore in the 1960s?
Trivia Question #9: Who is the patron saint of France?
Trivia Question #10: If Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles kill each other with their dinner forks, who becomes king?
Trivia Question #11: In what year was the battle of Navas de Tolosa fought?
Trivia Question #12: Which of the following plays was NOT written by Eugene O'Neill?
Trivia Question #13: In 2001, Michael Jordan announced that he would be returning to play for which NBA team?
Trivia Question #14: For what rodent was Yeoman-Purser Burl Smith nicknamed?
Trivia Question #15: In what 1959 movie does Charlton Heston play a man named Judah?
Trivia Question #16: Pick the date this occurred: German army enters Paris.
Trivia Question #17: Eugenio Saraceni changed his name to Gene Sarazen and became a legend in which sport?
Trivia Question #18: Pick the company that has the slogan "Own One And You'll Understand."
Trivia Question #19: Discovering iridium in layers of the earth led geologists to build this theory:
Trivia Question #20: Since 1770, Izalco has erupted at least 51 times, earning the nickname "Lighthouse of the Pacific". Where is it?
Trivia Question #21: Pick the company that has the slogan "Relief Is In Site."
Trivia Question #22: Derived most probably from the French "nappe pliee," what does "apple-pie order" mean?
Trivia Question #23: Which of these people is not entombed in Westminster Abbey ... and wasn't even British?
Trivia Question #24: What city's airport has YYZ as its three-letter code?
Trivia Question #25: For which game show did Hot Springs, New Mexico, rename itself in 1950?
Trivia Question #26: Which demised soap opera was set in Bay City?
Trivia Question #27: Steve Case, a former brand manager for Procter & Gamble and Pizza Hut, turned what company into the world's largest Internet service provider?
Trivia Question #28: Which is the most common cause of death in the world?
Trivia Question #29: Which city has the longest subway?
Trivia Question #30: Quite logical. In the 1800s, Urbain-Jean-Joseph Le Verrier went looking for a planet between Mercury and the Sun. What was he going to name it?
Trivia Question #31: Prunes are really just dried-out:
Trivia Question #32: How many thousand gallons of fuel does a Boeing 707 use for its take-off climb?
Trivia Question #33: What country has the greatest number of Catholics living within its borders?
Trivia Question #34: From what are American dimes made?
Trivia Question #35: The word "didymos" denotes twins. What boy's name derives from "didymos"?
Trivia Question #36: Pearls melt in ________.
Trivia Question #37: What literary character was the victim of intense jealousy over his good looks?
Trivia Question #38: Which of Newton's laws says that the time rate of change of momentum is proportional to the force acting on the particle?
Trivia Question #39: Which language is one of the six official used in the U.N. General Assembly? (The other five are Chinese, English, French, Russian, and Spanish)
Trivia Question #40: Danny McWilliams, George Johnson and Bill Eisengrein were among the very, very few people who could use a US stamp with their own faces on it. Who are they?
Trivia Question #41: USA states: What's the capital of New Hampshire?
Trivia Question #42: How many pounds of thrust do the main engines of the Space Shuttle produce on lift off?
Trivia Question #43: If all of these rock stars were still alive today, which would be the oldest?
Trivia Question #44: As of 2000, how many Major League Baseball teams are named for animals (other than human beings)?
Trivia Question #45: What is the largest order of mammals, with about 1,700 species?
Trivia Question #46: Which U.S. state does most of the country's iron ore come from?
Trivia Question #47: Which of these African political groups is incorrectly matched with its country?
Trivia Question #48: In the US, which of these soft drinks has the most caffeine?
Trivia Question #49: Depicting Woodrow Wilson, what is the highest value note ever issued by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing?
Trivia Question #50: He was the man who called for a Canadian New Deal that included progressive taxation, unemployment insurance, health insurance and other major social reforms. But by this time, he'd already become known for putting the unemployed in concentration cam
Trivia Question #51: Define this musical term: "RUHIG":
Trivia Question #52: Which movement was founded by the Reverend William Booth?
Trivia Question #53: Who wrote: "If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a movable feast."
Trivia Question #54: Oprah's last name is Winfrey. What is Dr. Phil's last name?
Trivia Question #55: San Juan and Lopez Islands are located in which state?
Trivia Question #56: Which snake is unusual in that it has two full lungs, a maternal instinct and, amazingly, two vestigial rear legs?
Trivia Question #57: What Mel Brooks screenplay won him an Oscar?
Trivia Question #58: Which King was Sarah Bernhardt reputed to be mistress to?
Trivia Question #59: At the begining of "Stairway to Heaven" on "Song Remains the Same" (album) what does Robert say?
Trivia Question #60: In "The Red Badge of Courage," Stephen Crane depicted this war so accurately that many thought he was there, even though he was born in 1871. What war is this?
Trivia Question #61: What was the world's second largest urban area in 1975, following Tokyo?
Trivia Question #62: Which country borders Nigeria on the east?
Trivia Question #63: Why, you remember the World's Fair of 1982, don't you? Where was it?
Trivia Question #64: Which of these people has appeared in the most movies?
Trivia Question #65: Who narrated TV's "The Untouchables" between 1959 and 1963?
Trivia Question #66: Flavored with almonds, raisins and orange peel, what is glogg?
Trivia Question #67: What Armenian-Canadian director was named for Egypt's first nuclear reactor?
Trivia Question #68: When Beck sang "soy un perdedor," what was he declaring himself to be?
Trivia Question #69: What is the only European country that still (as of 2001) has a colony on the South American continent?
Trivia Question #70: After fighting red tape to open an Italian restaurant, I became mayor of Palm Springs. Who am I?
Trivia Question #71: For which movie did Gregory Peck win an Oscar?
Trivia Question #72: Frank Lloyd Wright designed a number of famous buildings in Oak Park, a suburb of which city?
Trivia Question #73: Based on grain size on the Wentworth-Udden scale, which of these would be smallest?
Trivia Question #74: A book whose character is tortured by fastening a cage of rats around his head:
Trivia Question #75: Which of these people did not live in Xanadu?
Trivia Question #76: You had to answer 17 questions for the top prize on "The $64,000 Question." How many did you need on "Who Wants to be a Millionaire"?
Trivia Question #77: Wildposting is a grassroots version of corporate "brandalism." What is this?
Trivia Question #78: Which of these cheeses, made from ewe's milk, is cured for months in damp caves?
Trivia Question #79: In which Missouri city did the Oregon Trail begin?
Trivia Question #80: Which country spends the most money on importing weapons annually?
Trivia Question #81: What is the most common name in the world?
Trivia Question #82: On the song "It's a Sin to Tell a Lie," from the album "Ol' Yellow Eyes is Back," Brent Spiner is joined by the Sunspots, four of his co-stars on what TV series?
Trivia Question #83: Who wrote: "There is nothing more poetic and terrible than the skyscrapers' battle with the heavens that cover them."
Trivia Question #84: Which international organization is the oldest?
Trivia Question #85: Who won a record $26 million for one driver in one car, but still needed 20 tries before winning the Daytona 500?
Trivia Question #86: Ironically, when Bill Russell became the first black head coach in major league professional sports, in 1966, he did it on a team not noted for having lots of black players. Which one?
Trivia Question #87: When Sylvia Wright misheard the line, "They have slain the Earl of Murray, and laid him on the green," she gave us which word for a misheard music lyric?
Trivia Question #88: In the second-last line of Thomas Gray's "Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College," what is described as bliss?
Trivia Question #89: How did the Eleanor, Beaver and Dartmouth make history on December 16, 1773?
Trivia Question #90: Who holds the record for career Super Bowl sacks?
Trivia Question #91: His real first and middle names were Denton True, but he was nicknamed for the cyclone speed of his pitches. What was this legend's last name?
Trivia Question #92: Which country spends the highest proportion on military; almost 75% of their GNP?
Trivia Question #93: In which century (AD) did Alaric and his Visigoths sack Rome?
Trivia Question #94: Who competes for the cup donated in 1900 by Harvard student Dwight Filley Davis?
Trivia Question #95: John Filo won the Pulitzer Prize for a picture he took of Jeffrey Miller and a 14-year-old runaway named Mary Vecchio. Where did he take it?
Trivia Question #96: In "Empire Strikes Back" when the ghost of Obi Wan Kenobi said that Luke was their last hope against the Empire, who was Yoda referring to when he said: "No, there is another"?
Trivia Question #97: Who wrote "There's No Such Place as Far Away"?
Trivia Question #98: Barbara Stanwyck plays the matriarch of the Barkley family on this TV show:
Trivia Question #99: What group's name appeared on the doll's sweater on the Sgt.Peppers album?
Trivia Question #100: The sombrero gets its name from the Spanish word "sombra." What does "sombra" mean?
Trivia Question #101: Mario Andretti was born in Montona, which you would now find in what country?
Trivia Question #102: As of 2002, what is the only movie based on a Shakespeare play to win the Oscar for Best Picture?
Trivia Question #103: When Ned Flanders was a child, how long was he subjected to the Minnesota Spankalogical Protocol?
Trivia Question #104: Who set a record for playing the same sitcom character longer than anybody else?
Trivia Question #105: What is a firth?
Trivia Question #106: W?ho won the soccer world cup in 1998?
Trivia Question #107: A smolt is the young of which animal?
Trivia Question #108: What two-time president of the Screen Actors Guild played the sexually ambivalent Alec in Dark Victory, which starred with Humphrey Bogart and Bette Davis?
Trivia Question #109: When Bart was sent away on a student exchange program, what country did he go to?
Trivia Question #110: They're laboratory mice. Their genes have been sliced. And one of them sounds like Orson Welles. Who are they?
Trivia Question #111: What writer's "third law" said, "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic"?
Trivia Question #112: What country did the United States attack in Operation Just Cause?
Trivia Question #113: What food gets its name because it was supposed to make the devil fart?
Trivia Question #114: In the 1960s, what future movie star played Kato on the "Green Hornet" TV series?
Trivia Question #115: What are incunabula?
Trivia Question #116: What was a memsahib?
Trivia Question #117: Which of these World War I figures was not a grandchild of Queen Victoria's?
Trivia Question #118: Which country leads the world in the production of rye?
Trivia Question #119: Which country was once the "breadbasket" of the Soviet Union?
Trivia Question #120: Define this musical term: "PIł":
Trivia Question #121: Under USGA rules, as of 2000, how many clubs can a golfer carry?
Trivia Question #122: The famed Ted Williams is the last major league baseball player to:
Trivia Question #123: Who wrote the 2000 book subtitled 'The Good, The Bad, and the Completely Ridiculous in American Life'?
Trivia Question #124: This frontier job was so unsafe, its recruiting posters read "Orphans Preferred":
Trivia Question #125: Whose song "... Baby One More Time" sounds to some like an ode to masochism and spousel abuse?
Trivia Question #126: After beating the Midianites, I rejected a chance to be king of Israel, asking instead for golden earrings. Who am I?
Trivia Question #127: Where is Yazoo City, U.S.A.?
Trivia Question #128: Define this musical term: "RALLENTANDO (RALL.)":
Trivia Question #129: Who was the author of the book "The Book of Disquiet"?
Trivia Question #130: A butterfly undergoes four stages during its metamorphosis; which is not one of them?
Trivia Question #131: Careful, here. Who was the first US presidential candidate to win the popular vote in three straight presidential elections?
Trivia Question #132: Which country administers Turks and Caicos Islands?
Trivia Question #133: Civil War General Abner Doubleday allegedly invented _______ in Cooperstown, New York.
Trivia Question #134: Who appeared on the debut cover of "George" magazine?
Trivia Question #135: Which of the following animals is not a member of the Order Carnivora?
Trivia Question #136: Who had a hit with Itchycoo Park in 1968?
Trivia Question #137: How many Super Bowls did the 49ers win with Bill Walsh as head coach?
Trivia Question #138: What prize would a Canadian golfer hope to win?
Trivia Question #139: Hideki Yukawa was the first Japanese to win a Nobel Prize. What had he done?
Trivia Question #140: What is a Marrano?
Trivia Question #141: Scientists are beginning to question the accuracy of the Siple and Passel formula. What does this formula measure?
Trivia Question #142: The first out gay city official in the US, what "mayor of Castro Street" was murdered by an ex-cop named Dan White in 1978?
Trivia Question #143: What is the highest score possible in a bowling game without any strikes?
Trivia Question #144: It was a battle that changed England forever. Who won the Battle of Hastings?
Trivia Question #145: Pick the date this occurred: Soviets recapture Kiev.
Trivia Question #146: Who sang "I'm So Glad We Had This Time Together" at the end of every show?
Trivia Question #147: The American kestrel used to be known (in error) as what kind of hawk?
Trivia Question #148: Where is Valley Forge, where George Washington spent the winter?
Trivia Question #149: Before it was a glittering disk on Vegas costumes, a sequin was something else. What?
Trivia Question #150: In the old Dick and Jane "Primary Reader" school books, what was the name of the little sister?
Trivia Question #151: If you went to the racetrack in Heliopolis after landing at the international airport there, you'd be in which city's suburb?
Trivia Question #152: Who was the first president who had been previously granted a patent?
Trivia Question #153: Which Central American country does not have a coast on the Atlantic Ocean?
Trivia Question #154: As of 2000, how many UN members were once part of the USSR?
Trivia Question #155: Define this musical term: "QUASI RECITATIVO":
Trivia Question #156: Which country did Pearl Buck write about in such books as "The Good Earth"?
Trivia Question #157: The exploration of caves is called:
Trivia Question #158: Whose cross was found on the flag of England, before it was incorporated into the Union Jack?
Trivia Question #159: Named for a New York nightclub, the Blue Angels is a squadron of how many jets?
Trivia Question #160: If someone you know is a TiVo enthusiast, what do they enjoy?
Trivia Question #161: What folk singer died in New York City of Huntington's chorea in 1967?
Trivia Question #162: What comic strip was created by Jim Unger, a former editorial cartoonist at the Mississauga Times?
Trivia Question #163: You used litmus paper in chemistry class, but where does litmus itself come from?
Trivia Question #164: Which of these is not an ailment of the intestinal tract?
Trivia Question #165: In which movie does James Bond get married?
Trivia Question #166: A popular, well-known item or individual is often said to be what kind of "name"?
Trivia Question #167: What number has been retired by the LA Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks in honor of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, as well as by the Celtics in honor of Larry Bird?
Trivia Question #168: What is astronaut "Buzz" Aldrin's real first name?
Trivia Question #169: Which player kicked his way to the most career points in Super Bowl history?
Trivia Question #170: In Britain, the mackintosh is named for Charles Macintosh. What is a mackintosh?
Trivia Question #171: What star grew up poor in Naples until she was discovered by producer Carlo Ponti?
Trivia Question #172: What talk-show host and former lawyer had his nose broken when black youths battled white supremacists on his show?
Trivia Question #173: In 1918-19, what disease killed 21 million people, more people than World War I did?
Trivia Question #174: What city was home to the AFL's first champions?
Trivia Question #175: Which lake is Australia's largest?
Trivia Question #176: According to the title of a 1984 Tina Turner song, "What's Love Got to Do With" what?
Trivia Question #177: What's the largest French-speaking city in the Western Hemisphere?
Trivia Question #178: I've taken a swig of milk and soon I'll get the Borg-Warner Trophy. What have I won?
Trivia Question #179: The island of Aruba is located off the coast of:
Trivia Question #180: USA states: What's the capital of Michigan?
Trivia Question #181: The Broadway show "Smokey Joe's Cafe" features the music of which songwriting team?
Trivia Question #182: Better known as the 8th marquess of Queensberry, John Sholto Douglas helped John Graham Chambers codify which sport's rules?
Trivia Question #183: Real chalk is actually a kind of limestone. The chalk used on blackboards isn't actually chalk. What is it?
Trivia Question #184: What word do we get from the Arabic verb meaning "to travel"?
Trivia Question #185: Whose nephew and niece are named Knothead and Splinter?
Trivia Question #186: Where is Trevi Fountain?
Trivia Question #187: Which African country does not border the Indian Ocean?
Trivia Question #188: Myology is a branch of anatomy which deals with:
Trivia Question #189: Which rapper was going to study computer engineering at MIT, but instead twice saved the Earth from aliens in the movies?
Trivia Question #190: Pick the musical term for "Ger. Always, constantly":
Trivia Question #191: In 2001, Boeing announced it was moving its headquarters out of which city?
Trivia Question #192: In terms of surface area, what is Canada'a largest island?
Trivia Question #193: Define this musical term: "MORENDO":
Trivia Question #194: When she was seven, Helen Hunt played Murray Slaughter's daughter on what TV show?
Trivia Question #195: The singing and dancing mascot of the WB network is named what?
Trivia Question #196: In 2002, Mikhail Kalashnikov said he would have preferred to have invented something useful for farmers, such as a lawnmower. What is he best known instead for inventing?
Trivia Question #197: Do you remember what happened on March 6, 1836?
Trivia Question #198: Where did most of the painters and poets known as the Pre-Raphaelites come from?
Trivia Question #199: After His resurrection, Jesus apppeared to 11 of His disciples in the upper room. There He ate some fish. How was it prepared?
Trivia Question #200: What country's capital, Valletta, is named for Jean de la Vallette, a Grand Master of the Knights Hospitaller?
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