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Trivia Question #1: What was the first country to legalize abortion (in 1935)?
Trivia Question #2: Homer Simpson can usually be found working as a safety inspector in sector 7-G of what Springfield facility?
Trivia Question #3: Sigmund Freud was born in Freiberg, which is now called Pribor. Where is Pribor?
Trivia Question #4: The famous Three Musketeers fought for this king:
Trivia Question #5: Which play describes the decline of Blanche Du Bois?
Trivia Question #6: Who wrote: "The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."
Trivia Question #7: Who wrote: "A man can be destroyed but not defeated."
Trivia Question #8: Why might Bill Blass be called to the White House?
Trivia Question #9: In 1956, Imre Nagy led a revolt in this nation:
Trivia Question #10: Which is not a term in mathematics?
Trivia Question #11: What is the capital of the first state alphabetically?
Trivia Question #12: Which of these is not one of the endless Wayans brothers?
Trivia Question #13: In 1997, Mike Tyson bit off what part of Evander Holyfield's anatomy?
Trivia Question #14: Which is not one of the four basic golf clubs?
Trivia Question #15: Pick the company that has the slogan "When You Really Want To Know."
Trivia Question #16: Nik Cohn's 1976 "New Yorker" article, "Tribal Rites of the New Saturday Night," inspired which movie?
Trivia Question #17: On TV, Superman grew up in Smallville, the former Creamed Corn Capital of the World. Where is Smallville?
Trivia Question #18: Until 1969, which saint's feast day was December 6: ironically enough, 19 days before Christmas?
Trivia Question #19: According to a 1998 study at the University of Texas, Austin, lesbians have more masculine cochlea than other women do. Where would you find a woman's cochlea?
Trivia Question #20: In order for oxidation to occur, this process must also take place:
Trivia Question #21: Which country was formerly known as British Honduras?
Trivia Question #22: Who is the most famous former member of a rock band called Ugly Rumours?
Trivia Question #23: What team lost four straight Super Bowls in the early 1990s?
Trivia Question #24: The real Sher Khan was the Afghan ruler of north India. But the fictional Shere Khan was what kind of animal in "The Jungle Book"?
Trivia Question #25: In what show do we learn that "in the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate yet equally important groups"?
Trivia Question #26: What actress was found dazed and confused in Fresno, California, in August 2000, shortly after she broke up with her lover?
Trivia Question #27: Why were the Hollywood Ten imprisoned?
Trivia Question #28: Diane Keaton uses her mother's maiden name. Her own last name inspired a movie title. What is that last name?
Trivia Question #29: In which year did revolution spread from Sicily to engulf most of Europe, including France, Germany, and the Austrian Empire?
Trivia Question #30: Holy moly! In Greek myth, who kept the sorceress Circe at bay with moly, a mythical herb with a black root, white blossoms and magical powers?
Trivia Question #31: Which famous person would have spoken Aramaic?
Trivia Question #32: Which film does not center around valuable jewels?
Trivia Question #33: In what country is the ancient city of Troy, the setting for much of Homerís Iliad?
Trivia Question #34: What are the last names of tennis sensations Venus and Serena?
Trivia Question #35: Which composer was a contemporary of Johann Sebastian Bach?
Trivia Question #36: In what year was the last public execution by guillotine in France?
Trivia Question #37: In sailing, how long is a dog watch?
Trivia Question #38: The hand sign representing peace most closely resembles what letter in American Sign Language?
Trivia Question #39: Below how many inches of rain per year usually requires irrigation for successful farming?
Trivia Question #40: Who holds the record for most average yards punting in a single Super Bowl? (Minimum 4 punts)
Trivia Question #41: According to a study, what is the most common line in Hollywood pictures, appearing in 81% of them from 1938 to 1985?
Trivia Question #42: Who was the first president to live in what had come to be called "The White House" after The Executive Mansion had been repainted and renamed?
Trivia Question #43: Who wrote: "Greatness consists in trying to be great. There is no other way."
Trivia Question #44: Which of these fast-food chains was founded in Canada?
Trivia Question #45: Why did Paul Ofalea name his Santa Barbara photocopy shop "Kinko's"?
Trivia Question #46: Who was the author of the book "1984"?
Trivia Question #47: Which of these birds, known for providing Peru with guano, was named for its placidity and supposed stupidity?
Trivia Question #48: Who was the most famed drummer for Rory Storm and the Hurricanes?
Trivia Question #49: Who was marooned for 28 years, 2 month and 19 days?
Trivia Question #50: A team in which of these sports would have the most positions?
Trivia Question #51: If you're in Gilroy, California, you will probably snack on some cloves of what famous local product?
Trivia Question #52: What is the word for a grouping of oysters?
Trivia Question #53: Which of these is an example of a troubled dyad?
Trivia Question #54: Much to the initial displeasure of Anne Rice, who played Lestat de Lioncourt in "Interview With a Vampire"?
Trivia Question #55: Which position must you be in to kiss the Blarney Stone?
Trivia Question #56: Which country does not utilize a time zone that is 1/2 hour off?
Trivia Question #57: Once known best for the song "Watermelon Man" and for the "Maiden Voyage" album, who won an Oscar for his score to "Round Midnight"?
Trivia Question #58: Which creature thrives on starch from clothing, wallpaper and book bindings?
Trivia Question #59: For centuries, where have Mexico's Indians found a hallucinogenic called psilocybin?
Trivia Question #60: The world's largest collection of genealogical materials is in the Family History Library, which is run by Mormons in what city?
Trivia Question #61: Which of these men served as president of the United States before the others?
Trivia Question #62: What was the name of the famous New Orleans red-light district that was closed by the U.S. Army in 1917?
Trivia Question #63: In 2002, what movie star was convicted of stealing $5000 in clothes from Saks Fifth Avenue?
Trivia Question #64: A chameleon is famous for changing its color. Can you change pace and identify the type of animal it is?
Trivia Question #65: Which artist recorded "14 Shots To The Dome" in 1993?
Trivia Question #66: From which country did Katanga attempt to secede in the 1960s?
Trivia Question #67: During the Cold War, the US refused to recognize Soviet authority over the Letts. Who are the Letts?
Trivia Question #68: In 1967, Key West, Florida opened the first flash-evaporation plant in the US. What did it do?
Trivia Question #69: The Torres Strait lies between Australia and which other country?
Trivia Question #70: About 97% of the sun's mass is made up of two elements. Which of them also has the lowest boiling point on the periodic table?
Trivia Question #71: Which mountain peak is not in the Cascades?
Trivia Question #72: Who wrote: "One of the best rules in conversation is, never to say a thing which any of the company can reasonably wish had been left unsaid."
Trivia Question #73: Who is Joe Clark's wife?
Trivia Question #74: How high is the platform used in platform diving at the Olympics, the World Championships and the World Cup?
Trivia Question #75: Where would you dance the horo?
Trivia Question #76: According to the 1999 UN Development Program, the world's three richest men have as much wealth than the combined GNP of how many of the poorest countries?
Trivia Question #77: What country is the world's #1 producer of both gold and diamonds?
Trivia Question #78: Which state produced such great writers as William Faulkner, Eudora Welty and Tennessee Williams?
Trivia Question #79: In what war did Sam Hughes equip Canadian soldiers with the poorly firing Ross rifle?
Trivia Question #80: Which of the following sentences uses "wadi" correctly?
Trivia Question #81: Define this musical term: "SOTTO":
Trivia Question #82: What city did Emperor Hadrian rename Aelia Capitolina?
Trivia Question #83: This city lies on the coast of the Baltic Sea:
Trivia Question #84: Whom did Billy Jean King defeat at the Houston Astrodome in a famous 1973 tennis match?
Trivia Question #85: From which country does novelist Margaret Atwood hail?
Trivia Question #86: What was Alaska's capital prior to 1900?
Trivia Question #87: "Stairway to Heaven" was a very popular song for Led Zeppelin. What was unusual about this song?
Trivia Question #88: Where would you find your hamstrings?
Trivia Question #89: In the 1860s, immigrant Americans called Fenians started invading Canada as a way of liberating which motherland?
Trivia Question #90: What writer fell in love with Maud Gonne?
Trivia Question #91: Who was the youngest man to win the Nobel Peace Prize?
Trivia Question #92: For what team did Tom Dempsey, born without a right hand or any right toes, kick a record 63-yard field goal in 1970?
Trivia Question #93: From which country did Panama gain its independence?
Trivia Question #94: Who wrote: "Sarcasm: the last refuge of modest and chaste-souled people when the privacy of their soul is coarsely and intrusively invaded."
Trivia Question #95: I feel _______ about revealing your imprecise use of the English language.
Trivia Question #96: Every 10 years, since 1634, the villagers of Oberammergau, Germany, have performed:
Trivia Question #97: Since the French Revolution, what cap-wearing woman has symbolized France?
Trivia Question #98: In the early 1950s, the chef at Brennan's named bananas foster for a regular diner. Where is Brennan's?
Trivia Question #99: After "Honolulu," who waited 36 years before making his next on-screen movie appearance in "The Sunshine Boys"?
Trivia Question #100: What US president's news conferences were called "Best matinee in Town"?
Trivia Question #101: Seventeen months after a devastating car accident, who came back to win the 1950 US Open?
Trivia Question #102: Who was the first king of Spain after the Franco regime?
Trivia Question #103: Pick the musical term for "Sighing":
Trivia Question #104: Define this musical term: "ADAGISSIMO":
Trivia Question #105: What was the title of Neil Young's anthem to the Kent State shootings?
Trivia Question #106: Who's Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous character?
Trivia Question #107: When does a professor become "emeritus"?
Trivia Question #108: From 1949 to 1990, what was the capital of the German Democratic Republic?
Trivia Question #109: Of what is fiberglass made?
Trivia Question #110: Whom did the Cavaliers support in the English Civil War?
Trivia Question #111: Where and when did Sophocles live?
Trivia Question #112: FDR made Frances Perkins the first female member of cabinet when he named her to what position?
Trivia Question #113: The American robin is the only "true" North American representative of what family of birds?
Trivia Question #114: Schenectady's zip code is 12345. Where does mail heading for 12345 go?
Trivia Question #115: Whom did the Spartans fight during the Peloponnesian War?
Trivia Question #116: Who was prime minister of Britain through most of World War II?
Trivia Question #117: Which operation attacked Grenada in the 1980s?
Trivia Question #118: Mary Fitton is thought to be the "dark lady" in whose sonnets?
Trivia Question #119: In 1900, a country issued a stamp featuring an extinct volcano belching fire and smoke. Panama circulated these stamps to the American Senate, which decided that Panama was a safer place to put a canal. What country lost a canal because a stamp?
Trivia Question #120: Which city was host to Led Zeppelin's last-ever gig?
Trivia Question #121: What is the definite article in this question?
Trivia Question #122: Founded by Jesuits in 1554, what is Brazil's largest city by population?
Trivia Question #123: Who wrote: "One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: That word is love."
Trivia Question #124: In 2000, California was the nation's most populous state. Which state held the honor in 1900?
Trivia Question #125: The Sun is the closest star to Earth. What star is #2?
Trivia Question #126: What baseball team did George Steinbrenner buy from CBS for $10 million in 1973?
Trivia Question #127: Who wrote "Little Lord Fauntleroy"?
Trivia Question #128: Which pharaoh built the Great Pyramid?
Trivia Question #129: Where would you find Lambert-Fisher, the world's longest glacier?
Trivia Question #130: What is the ball on top of a flagpole called?
Trivia Question #131: Which of these words cannot be formed by using some of the letters of the word "guacamole"?
Trivia Question #132: Canadian D.D. Palmer redeveloped which ancient medical treatment?
Trivia Question #133: All of these terms describe types of astronomical orbits except:
Trivia Question #134: Ungula is a Latin word. What makes an animal an ungulate?
Trivia Question #135: Many consider Vladimir Zworykin to be the father of which invention?
Trivia Question #136: Define this musical term: "MARCIA":
Trivia Question #137: What band includes Nigel Tufnel, David St. Hubbins and Derek Smalls?
Trivia Question #138: On average, which pole is colder?
Trivia Question #139: What creator of the Cthulhu Mythos stories became renowned about a decade after he died poor and unknown in Rhode Island?
Trivia Question #140: Pick the date this occurred: Germans take Sollum.
Trivia Question #141: What Indian nation are called the Chippewa by the Americans?
Trivia Question #142: The team sport of curling takes place on this surface:
Trivia Question #143: If you are pentadactyl, what is true of you, by definition?
Trivia Question #144: What did Charles Birdseye invent (well ... steal from the Eskimos, actually) in the 1920s?
Trivia Question #145: What is the word for a grouping of bucks?
Trivia Question #146: In the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, which of these things doesn't go with a book of verses when you're sitting under a bough?
Trivia Question #147: The dall, mouflon and argali are all types of this animal:
Trivia Question #148: Jared would know this. What did Fred DeLuca and Peter Buck sell from the first Pete's Super Submarines, opened in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in 1965?
Trivia Question #149: Which family lived in the "Little House on the Prarie"?
Trivia Question #150: Of what game is acey-deucey a variation?
Trivia Question #151: President Lincoln tours Richmond where he enters the Confederate White House. With "a serious, dreamy expression," he sits at the desk of Jefferson Davis for a few moments.
Trivia Question #152: What is the capital of Slovenia ?
Trivia Question #153: Middle-aged married women in the Philippines are known to practice bakwe. What is bakwe?
Trivia Question #154: Who or what is Nike of Samothrace?
Trivia Question #155: After not getting promoted to national distributor in the cosmetics firm where he worked, who co-founded Revlon Cosmetics?
Trivia Question #156: The Red Baron was shot down, either by Canadian Arthur Brown or by an Australian ground crew, over which country?
Trivia Question #157: Found in 1996 in the State of Washington, why did Kennewick Man create controversy?
Trivia Question #158: Although iridium is a close second, at room temperature, what is the heaviest element (in terms of density)?
Trivia Question #159: What capri-pants-wearing role did Mary Tyler Moore get on the recommendation of TV legend Danny Thomas?
Trivia Question #160: With which science is Austrian priest Gregor Mendel associated?
Trivia Question #161: What nation's flag was the first to be placed at the South Pole in 1911?
Trivia Question #162: Bob Hallett plays bouzouki, tin and low whistles, button accordion, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, concertina and bagpipes for what Newfoundland band?
Trivia Question #163: Who hosted a 1954 game show called "It's News To Me"?
Trivia Question #164: As Pope John Paul II would know, in what language does the Lord's Prayer begin, "Ojcze nasz ktorys jest w niebiesiech"?
Trivia Question #165: In what city did Dick Clark launch the TV show American Bandstand?
Trivia Question #166: What poem did Percy Shelley write as an elegy for John Keats?
Trivia Question #167: Which of his own movies did Stanley Kubrick pull from British theatres, for fear that teens would imitate the on-screen violence?
Trivia Question #168: Which of these terms refers to a celebration thrown when someone moves into a new home?
Trivia Question #169: In which year was tennis player Monica Seles born?
Trivia Question #170: Cantons play a large role in life in Switzerland. What are they?
Trivia Question #171: Benjamin Franklin thought that the eagle was a "bird of bad moral character," and preferred what "true original bird of America"?
Trivia Question #172: Who was the only American to win a gold medal at the 1968 Winter Olympics?
Trivia Question #173: Who wrote an article about taste in 1964 called "Notes on 'Camp'"?
Trivia Question #174: Pick the company that has the slogan "In Touch With Tomorrow."
Trivia Question #175: After losing the "Toledo Wars" in the 1830s, what territory got an upper peninsula and statehood besides?
Trivia Question #176: In the Bible, who was Aaron's younger brother?
Trivia Question #177: What country's flag used to be a sea flag for the House of Tokugawa?
Trivia Question #178: Which of the following countries is not a neighbor of Bulgaria?
Trivia Question #179: Just 29 years old, what "To a Skylark" poet drowned while trying to sail from Livorno to Le Spezia?
Trivia Question #180: Which Beatle was dressed in a military uniform on the first cover of "Rolling Stone"?
Trivia Question #181: Which New York City Police Commissioner later became president?
Trivia Question #182: The book 'Puritanism in America' was written by ________.
Trivia Question #183: Which of these people would be youngest?
Trivia Question #184: What happens to food, by then called bolus, during deglutition?
Trivia Question #185: What man's name is also a verb meaning "to spread or strew for drying"?
Trivia Question #186: Who wrote: "Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age."
Trivia Question #187: Who was Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar?
Trivia Question #188: Maybe, as the song goes, you will still need and feed this man when he turns 64 on June 18, 2006. Who is he?
Trivia Question #189: What was The Beatles last No.1 single?
Trivia Question #190: He nearly toppled the Roman Empire, and might well have if he hadn't lost the Battle of Zama. Who was he?
Trivia Question #191: Which fictional pirate commanded a ship named "The Jolly Roger"?
Trivia Question #192: Which of these popular fast-food items has the same name as a term meaning "big lie"?
Trivia Question #193: Where would you be if you were surfing at Bondi Beach?
Trivia Question #194: Who got married on TV's Elwood Glover's Luncheon Date on November 2, 1973?
Trivia Question #195: Who won three Emmys in four seasons for her role on "Police Woman"?
Trivia Question #196: To what "Fighting Marine" did "the Manassa Mauler" lose his heavyweight boxing championship during the Battle of the Long Count in 1927?
Trivia Question #197: What kind of whale was Moby Dick?
Trivia Question #198: In 1961, the Beatles were in Hamburg when they recorded what Scottish traditional song as their first record?
Trivia Question #199: Stan Musial played his entire career--22 seasons--for what team?
Trivia Question #200: Which country does not border Kazakhstan?
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