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Trivia Question #1: In the 1860s, Tolstoy wrote "War and Peace," and he'd experienced both. In which war did he serve?
Trivia Question #2: Leaving aside the Indians, who discovered the Mississippi River?
Trivia Question #3: This flag features a green cedar tree and represents one of Israel’s neighbors on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Which of these countries is it?
Trivia Question #4: Thirty-three houses on Elfreth Alley have been occupied since the early 1700s, making it the oldest continuously occupied residential street in the US. Such brotherly love! Where is it?
Trivia Question #5: Who is credited with saying, "The unexamined life is not worth living"?
Trivia Question #6: The band System of a Down raises awareness of the genocide against which people in the 1910s and 1920s?
Trivia Question #7: Walking "deasil" is considered lucky. How would you do this?
Trivia Question #8: Which comedian said he wouldn't want to belong to any club that would have him as a member?
Trivia Question #9: On May 11, 1812, Spencer Percival became the only British prime minister to have something happen to him. What?
Trivia Question #10: Officially, this country adopted metric in 1866. And it was the only English-speaking country to sign the Treaty of the Metre in 1875. What country is it?
Trivia Question #11: Dido, the tragic Queen of Carthage, was the sister of this famous figure of mythology:
Trivia Question #12: In the Dickens novel "Bleak House," a junk dealer named Krook meets his demise in a very unusual way. How?
Trivia Question #13: What was the title of Kevin's byline story in "St. Elmos Fire"?
Trivia Question #14: Define this musical term: "PRIMA VOLTA":
Trivia Question #15: Yup. She's gay. Who came out of the closet on April 30, 1997?
Trivia Question #16: What kind of developments does a developmental psychologist study?
Trivia Question #17: The winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize for literature, Nadine Gordimer wrote about which country's racial problems?
Trivia Question #18: The immune system protects against:
Trivia Question #19: Now the capital of the Piedmont region, what city was also, from 1861 to 1865, the first capital of the Kingdom of Italy?
Trivia Question #20: In 1927, where did Hollywood stars start leaving their footprints in wet cement?
Trivia Question #21: What is the filling of an Eskimo Pie?
Trivia Question #22: Much admired in film schools, which Sergey Eisenstein movie was made in 1925 to commemorate the Revolution of 1905?
Trivia Question #23: What emotion is an apoplectic person displaying?
Trivia Question #24: Which of these was not a famous film dog?
Trivia Question #25: "Beware of Greeks bearing gifts," refers to:
Trivia Question #26: Which employee of the Springfield nuclear power plant is fired for finishing last at the company retreat?
Trivia Question #27: What celebrity was promoting a roller coaster ride when a bird flew into his face?
Trivia Question #28: Which apparatus did gymnast Tren Dimas win the gold on at the 1992 Olympics?
Trivia Question #29: Pick the date this occurred: French capture Strasbourg.
Trivia Question #30: Who was the only president to survive an assassination attempt after having served in office?
Trivia Question #31: Let's say you've just won a Formula 1 Grand Prix race. How many points would you get?
Trivia Question #32: Climbing what country's Irazu Volcano would give you a view of two oceans?
Trivia Question #33: Who had "A flight of fancy on a windswept field"?
Trivia Question #34: Pick the musical term for "A long pause":
Trivia Question #35: Which controversial poet brought Chinese poetry to a wide audience when he translated it into English?
Trivia Question #36: What is the word for a grouping of rhinos?
Trivia Question #37: Who won the soccer world cup in 1930?
Trivia Question #38: Which of these baseball teams was based in Philadelphia and Kansas City before moving to its present California home?
Trivia Question #39: How many of Led Zeppelin's albums got to number 1 in the British charts before they disbanded?
Trivia Question #40: This 1966 Taylor/Burton movie was the first ever to be labelled "Recommended For Mature Audiences"
Trivia Question #41: What city, whose name literally means "on the sea," connects the Yangtze River to the South China Sea?
Trivia Question #42: Which food flavoring is called mei jing in China?
Trivia Question #43: Probably the world capital with the most vowels in its name, Ouagadougou is found in which country?
Trivia Question #44: What famous director makes a cameo appearance in "The Blues Brothers"?
Trivia Question #45: What group penned these lines? "If there's a bustle in your hedgerow, don't be alarmed now. It's just a spring clean for the May queen."
Trivia Question #46: What is the number of Haydn symphonies, the number of cards used in canasta, and the number of stitches on a major league baseball?
Trivia Question #47: Who wrote: "As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live."
Trivia Question #48: What Monty Python movie ends with crucified Jews urging us to "always look on the bright side of life"?
Trivia Question #49: All these countries are ruled by monarchs except:
Trivia Question #50: New Delhi, the capital of India, can best be described as being located in what part of the country?
Trivia Question #51: In what state would you find most of Yellowstone National Park?
Trivia Question #52: Franklin Roosevelt said that the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor marked a "date which will live in infamy". Which date was it?
Trivia Question #53: What Greek rainbow goddess shares a name with part of your eye?
Trivia Question #54: What comedian set himself on fire in 1980 when he mixed cocaine and ether?
Trivia Question #55: Which astronaut, America's first man in space, rode Freedom 7?
Trivia Question #56: In August 1909, radio operator TD Haubner made the SS Arapahoe the first American ship to use which distress signal?
Trivia Question #57: Which country is not split into multiple time zones?
Trivia Question #58: Which city is farthest north?
Trivia Question #59: Which Antarctic research station is closest to the South Pole?
Trivia Question #60: Who can't get no satisfaction?
Trivia Question #61: In Aruba, they speak a language called Papiamento. What language do they speak in Aruba's colonial mother nation?
Trivia Question #62: In his movies, Adam Sandler's love interests usually have names starting with what letter?
Trivia Question #63: Per the Eagles' lyrics, I'm running down the road, trying to loosen my load. How many women do I have on my mind?
Trivia Question #64: Dick Turpin was a legendary English:
Trivia Question #65: Which of these is the shortest period of geological time on most scales?
Trivia Question #66: A white elephant may be a bad thing here, but in Thailand, they say that a white elephant heralded the birth of whom?
Trivia Question #67: Where is the Sugar Bowl played?
Trivia Question #68: Which of the following is an independent country?
Trivia Question #69: Of which organization was Patty Berg the first president?
Trivia Question #70: Dolores Haze is a character from which novel?
Trivia Question #71: A "hirsute" person is very:
Trivia Question #72: Which of these movies won the most Academy Awards for the year 2000?
Trivia Question #73: Pick the company that has the slogan "The Future Is Right Here."
Trivia Question #74: For what is Tomas de Torquemada best remembered?
Trivia Question #75: Which animal was first spotted live by Europeans in the 1910s by the Stotzner Expedition?
Trivia Question #76: Which company is the largest buyer of sugar in the world?
Trivia Question #77: Define this musical term: "COMODO":
Trivia Question #78: What term describes a book that describes an imperfect imaginary society?
Trivia Question #79: What part of your body leaves behind a dactylogram?
Trivia Question #80: In our solar system, which planet has the longest day?
Trivia Question #81: What hockey player started wearing #99 because the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds already had a #9?
Trivia Question #82: What does Homer fear a lot?
Trivia Question #83: Buzz in if you know this. What game features Cavity Sam?
Trivia Question #84: Which state is called the Nutmeg State and the Constitution State?
Trivia Question #85: As of 2000, what unfortunate baseball record does Robin Roberts hold?
Trivia Question #86: What team participated in Super Bowl III?
Trivia Question #87: He tells everyone at school that I’m his girlfriend, _______ of the fact that he never calls me.
Trivia Question #88: The tuatara is the sole surviving species of the Rhynchocephalia order. What is it?
Trivia Question #89: Accents vary, but the name of which letter is pronounced differently in Canada and the United States?
Trivia Question #90: In which state would you find Rochester and its Mayo Clinic?
Trivia Question #91: What is the common term for a 'pyrotechnic display'?
Trivia Question #92: What does an Ultramontanist believe in?
Trivia Question #93: Which 17th-century Dutch artist produced some 600 paintings, including more than 100 self-portraits?
Trivia Question #94: Which of these French presidents pulled his country out of NATO?
Trivia Question #95: Where was Martin Luther King, Jr. when he made his famed "I have a dream" speech?
Trivia Question #96: Plants using anemophily are pollinated by:
Trivia Question #97: By which name is Rudolfo Pietro Filiberto Raffaello Guglielmi better known?
Trivia Question #98: The word "chauvinism" comes from Nicolas Chauvin, who appears as the villain in what series of swashbuckling books?
Trivia Question #99: What was the name of the runaway slave who accompanied Huckleberry Finn?
Trivia Question #100: What item does Principal Skinner buy at the Evergreen Terrace garage sale?
Trivia Question #101: According to an October 2000 issue of Variety, who was the busiest actor of the 1990s, having appeared in 39 movies that together made more than $1 billion?
Trivia Question #102: What luxury item has a five-pointed star as its logo?
Trivia Question #103: What was the last album the beatles released?
Trivia Question #104: Two days after Hitler killed himself, the 13th Armoured Division captured Braunau, where he was born. Where is Braunau?
Trivia Question #105: Nixon's first vice-president was sentenced to three years' probation and fined $10,000 for tax evasion. Who was he?
Trivia Question #106: Who recorded "Cold, Cold Heart," "Your Cheatin' Heart," and "Hey, Good Lookin'"?
Trivia Question #107: Define this musical term: "GRAZIA":
Trivia Question #108: A wat is a temple complex devoted to what religion?
Trivia Question #109: At 22.4 people per square kilometer, what is Canada's most densely populated province?
Trivia Question #110: Who provides the voice of Wally, the travel agent taking the residents of Springfield to the Super Bowl?
Trivia Question #111: The Law of definite proportions is also known as ________.
Trivia Question #112: No wire hangers! Ever! Whom does Faye Dunaway play in the camp classic "Mommie Dearest"?
Trivia Question #113: What American actor started the campaign to rebuild Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, which re-appeared in Southwark in 1996?
Trivia Question #114: What did Mark Twain describe as "a cabbage with a college education"?
Trivia Question #115: In the 1950s, Clifton Chenier gave zydeco music its name when he recorded "Les haricots sont pas salés" ("The beans ain't salty"). Where was Chenier from?
Trivia Question #116: What do the opposite sides of a die add up to?
Trivia Question #117: In Japan, young girls called ama will often free dive as much as 50 feet down. Why?
Trivia Question #118: Which of the following was an accomplishment of Charles Martel?
Trivia Question #119: Which pope called the second Vatican Council?
Trivia Question #120: On October 14, 1066, the last Saxon king of England died at the Battle of Hastings, probably when an arrow pierced his eyeball. Who was he?
Trivia Question #121: Which writer served with the Canadian army, then was an executive at the Dabney-Johnston Oil Corporation?
Trivia Question #122: Mariah Carey stayed on top of the Billboard Hot 100 a record 16 weeks thanks to "One Sweet Day," a song she recorded with whom?
Trivia Question #123: What one-legged fictional character was the master of a ship called the Pequod?
Trivia Question #124: In October 1998 a hurricane devastated Nicaragua and Honduras, leaving at least 11,000 people dead and more than 2 million people homeless. What was this hurricane called?
Trivia Question #125: How did Thomas Edward Lawrence become famous during World War I?
Trivia Question #126: A soccer player when he was younger, where was Hakeem Olajuwon born?
Trivia Question #127: Born in Lubbock, Texas, Charles Hardin Holley became known under what nickname?
Trivia Question #128: Who released released "King Of America" in 1986?
Trivia Question #129: Which company did Howard Hughes lose control of when he refused to appear in court to defend it?
Trivia Question #130: Alan Scott, Hal Jordan, Jon Stewart, Guy Gardner and Kyle Rayner have all been which superhero?
Trivia Question #131: The TGV connects Paris and Lyon. What is it?
Trivia Question #132: If Hannibal the Cannibal is trying to match liver and fava beans with a good Chianti, where should he buy his wine?
Trivia Question #133: What talk-show host wrote "Ringmaster," which became a 1998 movie?
Trivia Question #134: What does the JK in JK Rowling stand for?
Trivia Question #135: Who amassed the most yards punting in the Super Bowl?
Trivia Question #136: General Ridgway succeeded this famous commander-in-chief:
Trivia Question #137: What was Arlo Guthrie arrested for in Alice's Restaurant?
Trivia Question #138: Although it took four years before he realized he'd done it, what did Enrico Fermi do in 1934?
Trivia Question #139: What Czech-born tennis player won a record 167 singles championships?
Trivia Question #140: What is a gradual decrease of a Tempo called?
Trivia Question #141: In India, many men wear a dhoti. What is it?
Trivia Question #142: Which city hosted the venue for Led Zeppelin's first ever American gig?
Trivia Question #143: Which president's legislative program in the 1960s was called the Great Society?
Trivia Question #144: Invented by Danny Biasone, the late owner of the Syracuse Nationals, how many seconds are there on an NBA shot clock?
Trivia Question #145: What number did Led Zeppelin's first album get to in the British charts?
Trivia Question #146: Pick the date this occurred: Operation Market Garden - failed airborne assault in Holland.
Trivia Question #147: Who founded Righteous Babe Records in Buffalo?
Trivia Question #148: Who does John Entwistle play bass for?
Trivia Question #149: Which nation's basic unit of currency is the nuevo sol?
Trivia Question #150: Which writer was "gone with the wind" after she was run over by an Atlanta taxicab in 1949?
Trivia Question #151: Which sport's ball was once made of gutta-percha, a milky Malaysian tree fluid?
Trivia Question #152: What witty writer's later books, such as "What is Man?" show his growing pessimism?
Trivia Question #153: How many teeth does an adult human being have?
Trivia Question #154: Where would you find the Zuiderzee?
Trivia Question #155: After Tennessee Williams worked a summer job with a real Stanley Kowalski at his father's St. Louis shoe company, he wrote a Kowalski into what play?
Trivia Question #156: On August 6, 1975 the New York Times ran a front-page obituary of which fictional character, who died in "Curtain"?
Trivia Question #157: Which company's first product was an audio oscillator that helped Walt Disney make "Fantasia"?
Trivia Question #158: How many chapters doe the Koran have?
Trivia Question #159: In Danish it's Hans; in Spanish, Juan; in Scotland, Ian; and in Russian, Ivan. And all come from the Hebrew name Yohanan. What is the English equivalent?
Trivia Question #160: Who wrote: "The good befriend themselves."
Trivia Question #161: What year did Germany join the United Nations as two countries?
Trivia Question #162: On 1100 Bel Air Place, released in 1984, who recorded duets with such unlikely partners as Willie Nelson and Diana Ross?
Trivia Question #163: Pick the company that has the slogan "Tourism, Culture & Nature."
Trivia Question #164: According to the myth, Athena turned Arachne into what creature?
Trivia Question #165: The beaks of what birds, found on the Galapagos, helped inspire Darwin's theory of evolution?
Trivia Question #166: Gingivitis would affect what part of your body?
Trivia Question #167: Which T.V. show was set at the Ponderosa ranch?
Trivia Question #168: Which of these cities is not a United States state capital?
Trivia Question #169: Gone with the Wind was the best-selling US book two years in a row. Which two?
Trivia Question #170: Having played Hooperman in the 1980s, who has since had small roles on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Ally McBeal," "Felicity" and "Scrubs"?
Trivia Question #171: How would a man enjoy couvade with his wife?
Trivia Question #172: This Latin American nation was a colony of Portugal until 1822:
Trivia Question #173: What of the teams below participated in Super Bowl I?
Trivia Question #174: What animal has no bones, jet propulsion, two kidneys, paralyzing spit, and eats through a hole in its brain?
Trivia Question #175: What was Al Capone convicted of in 1931?
Trivia Question #176: Golfer Tony Lema died in what type of accident?
Trivia Question #177: Novice prospectors were tricked by "Fool's Gold," which is properly known as:
Trivia Question #178: Many Mafioso are named for Brother Bernardo, a 17th-century saint who reformed after a duel. What godfatherly place was Bernardo from?
Trivia Question #179: How many years, in total, were Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn married?
Trivia Question #180: Who was given the name Yorkshire Ripper in the early 1980's?
Trivia Question #181: If I have a book overdue at the Bodleian Library, where should I go to return it?
Trivia Question #182: Who won the soccer world cup in 1938?
Trivia Question #183: In 1991, Mike Powell finally broke a record of 8.9 m set by Bob Beamon in 1968. In what event?
Trivia Question #184: What causes a human penis to become erect?
Trivia Question #185: Living in Asia, the muntjac is nicknamed for its vocalization. What is it also called?
Trivia Question #186: Pick the musical term for "Rhythmically":
Trivia Question #187: On June 4, 1968, Sirhan Sirhan showed up at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles and killed somebody. Who?
Trivia Question #188: Which country borders Lake Ohrid, includes Mavrovo National Park, and has the key cities of Tetovo and Prilep?
Trivia Question #189: This U.S. Naval officer recklessly raided Tripoli Harbor to burn a captured American ship:
Trivia Question #190: Which country has the longest standard school year at 251 days?
Trivia Question #191: In Greek mythology, who ferries the souls of the dead across the River Styx?
Trivia Question #192: In 2000, who left Dennis Quaid for a fling with Russell Crowe?
Trivia Question #193: Something that is chthonic is
Trivia Question #194: Pick the date this occurred: Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour.
Trivia Question #195: What TV innovation (sort of) started with NBC's "The Hank McCone Show" in 1950?
Trivia Question #196: What is the name of the top award at Cannes?
Trivia Question #197: In 1945, which Michigan community became the first in the world to fluoridate its drinking water?
Trivia Question #198: In November 2000, ICANN, approved seven new Internet domains extensions. Which of these did it not approve?
Trivia Question #199: From 1840 until 1871, what was the capital of New Zealand? (And for this one, it helps if you know your Aussie cities, too.)
Trivia Question #200: With a half-life of 5,730 years, what carbon isotope is used to date fossils?
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