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Trivia Question #1: The first modern black player in the American League was Larry Doby. What team signed him?
Trivia Question #2: Which of the following was not only one of Mr. Steed's partners in "The Avengers," but played a villainous pilot in a James Bond movie?
Trivia Question #3: Which film featured "Dueling Banjos"?
Trivia Question #4: As of 2001, what would you actually find in London at the real 221-B Baker Street?
Trivia Question #5: Which Beatle appeared on the Abbey Road album cover in black?
Trivia Question #6: In the Disney world, who is Max's father?
Trivia Question #7: Which of Gore Vidal's cousins became vice-president of the US?
Trivia Question #8: Pick the company that has the slogan "We Know What You Own."
Trivia Question #9: Who followed Martin Luther King, Jr as president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference?
Trivia Question #10: Define this musical term: "PAUSA":
Trivia Question #11: In Animal Farm, one morning Squealer announced that Napoleon was dying. What was really wrong with him?
Trivia Question #12: Which is not a desert found in Africa?
Trivia Question #13: When he was 11, which Russian leader lost his left thumb and forefinger when he and a friend accidentally detonated a hand grenade they had stolen from a weapons warehouse?
Trivia Question #14: Introduced in 1925 by the Leitz Company in Germany, what was the Leica?
Trivia Question #15: Of the states that remained in the Union during the Civil War, how many were considered slave states?
Trivia Question #16: What Canadian writer wrote a trilogy of trilogies: the Salterton Trilogy, the Deptford Trilogy and the Cornish Trilogy?
Trivia Question #17: Schmendrick the Wizard is trying to control magic in which fantasy novel?
Trivia Question #18: In 1851, they lowered that outrageous 5-cent price for a government postage stamp to ________.
Trivia Question #19: Which religion was founded by Lao-tzu?
Trivia Question #20: Which Pre-Raphaelite painter and poet had his wife's body exhumed in 1869, seven years after she'd died, to retrieve the manuscript he'd had buried with her?
Trivia Question #21: Where did professional Football have its roots?
Trivia Question #22: Because Mimi ships the lead character there, what show became the first network sitcom to film in mainland China?
Trivia Question #23: In Greek myth how did the Sirens lead sailors astray?
Trivia Question #24: What country gave us Silverchair, Midnight Oil and Dead Can Dance?
Trivia Question #25: Although only a world capital since 1871, what city has been called the Eternal City for centuries?
Trivia Question #26: What were Japan's entertainment quarters once called?
Trivia Question #27: Stan Mikita was born Stanislav Gvoth in Skolce, Czechoslovakia. In what sport did he play?
Trivia Question #28: By what name do we better know the Food Network's British chef, Jamie Oliver?
Trivia Question #29: In 1957, Governor Orval Faubus defied a federal court order to admit nine black students to what city's Central High School?
Trivia Question #30: What is the highlight of the annual Tomatina festivities in Bunol, Spain?
Trivia Question #31: You may know the rock band. But who was the original Jethro Tull?
Trivia Question #32: Can it be April 1st and April 2nd at the same instant at different places?
Trivia Question #33: Sponsored by the WWF, the XFL had only one season before folding. What team won its only "Million Dollar Game"?
Trivia Question #34: Despite it's name, a Boston cream pie is actually a cake with what filling?
Trivia Question #35: Which of these bands debuted at London's Marquee Club July 1962?
Trivia Question #36: All of these "Z" places are in Africa except:
Trivia Question #37: Who was inspired to create Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by the 1788 hanging of Deacon William Brodie, a respectable Scottish cabinet maker by day who was part of a street gang by night?
Trivia Question #38: On which 1970's T.V. show would you have heard the classic line "Kiss my Grits"?
Trivia Question #39: Which nation is not one of the world's five top arms importers?
Trivia Question #40: The label on your Italian wine says that it's bianco, dolce and spumante. What does this mean?
Trivia Question #41: In addition to collecting synonyms, Peter Mark Roget was a man of science, and in particular is associated with his work on what phenomenon?
Trivia Question #42: In the 1980s, which Mississippi state legislature member woke up at 5:00 every morning to write "A Time to Kill"?
Trivia Question #43: Pick the company that has the slogan "We Can Be Good For Your Business"
Trivia Question #44: Which word is not a term for a type of fool?
Trivia Question #45: How do bees communicate with each other?
Trivia Question #46: Born in New Brunswick, but representing Calgary in Parliament, Canada's first millionaire prime minister was known for his voracious appetite for chocolate. Who was he?
Trivia Question #47: Who sang "And it seems to me you lived your life/ Like a candle in the wind"?
Trivia Question #48: Who wrote: "What you cannot enforce, do not command."
Trivia Question #49: George Washington's successful 1776 attack on Trenton boosted morale because its target was:
Trivia Question #50: Which account executive at Ogilvy & Mather lent his name to American Express, who have used it as the name on the sample card in their ads?
Trivia Question #51: Which tiny nation sits on the French Riviera?
Trivia Question #52: In the day, Nickelodeon broadcasts to children. As Nick at Nite, what does it broadcast in the evening?
Trivia Question #53: In 1919, Johnston McCulley introduced what character in a short story called "The Curse of Capistrano"?
Trivia Question #54: Depicting him nude with a fully clothed Yoko Ono, who took John Lennon's last photographic portrait before he died?
Trivia Question #55: The tomb of Abraham and his family is said to be in the Cave of the Patriarchs, near what city?
Trivia Question #56: According the 2000 Eminem song, what should the real Slim Shady please do?
Trivia Question #57: What was the title of John Lennon's 1971 album that featured "Imagine"?
Trivia Question #58: In electronics, a capacitor:
Trivia Question #59: Which two countries are separated by the Strait of Malacca?
Trivia Question #60: Which of these literary characters was actually a man?
Trivia Question #61: For a short time, Monica Lewinsky and Bob Dole were neighbors in which infamous Washington hotel?
Trivia Question #62: Who wrote: "The earth gives a jump, nightingale, nightingale, how beautifully you sang, the ships fly to the skies, the birds fall to the earth."
Trivia Question #63: In "The Jungle Book," Mowgli's surrogate mother is a:
Trivia Question #64: What is the speed of light?
Trivia Question #65: Which American vice-president was indicted for murder while in office and was tried for treason after leaving office?
Trivia Question #66: Where did cult leader Jim Jones poison his followers in 1978?
Trivia Question #67: What is the name of center of New York's red light district?
Trivia Question #68: What do you add to lemon juice and either Cointreau or Triple Sec to make a Sidecar?
Trivia Question #69: The word "lilac" comes from the Sanskrit "nila," which refers to what color?
Trivia Question #70: Who recorded "Silly Love Songs" in 1976?
Trivia Question #71: Who was the first president to have gaslight in the White House?
Trivia Question #72: In North America, how many VHF channels are used to broadcast television?
Trivia Question #73: What is the normal body temperature of a human being in degrees Fahrenheit?
Trivia Question #74: What's the most photographed, painted and climbed mountain in the world?
Trivia Question #75: What former lawyer from Indiana wrote the classic standard "Stardust" in 1929?
Trivia Question #76: Who saw "your true colours, shining through" in the 80s?
Trivia Question #77: In 1995, what state became the last to officially outlaw slavery?
Trivia Question #78: Who wrote: "To see you naked is to recall the Earth."
Trivia Question #79: What fictional people were from Endor?
Trivia Question #80: In the US, what percentage of those who become mothers under age 20 are not married?
Trivia Question #81: Who wrote "Honour Among Thieves"?
Trivia Question #82: What ill-fated theme restaurant did Claudia Schiffer, Elizabeth Hurley and Elle MacPherson go in on?
Trivia Question #83: Three leaves of what plant are found on the flag of Ontario?
Trivia Question #84: He'd rather be there. Where was W.C. Fields born?
Trivia Question #85: What word or phrase was popularized by Canadian science fiction writer Douglas Coupland?
Trivia Question #86: Who gave use the quote, "Fools rush in where angels fear to tread"?
Trivia Question #87: What Thighmaster's first movie was American Graffiti, in which she played the girl in the T-Bird?
Trivia Question #88: Which of these superheroes does not appear in the 2000 movie X-Men?
Trivia Question #89: In what year did the Spanish Armada sail?
Trivia Question #90: Pick the musical term for "To be sung in Parlante declamatory fashion, with particular care for the enunciation of the words":
Trivia Question #91: British writer Samuel Johnson and basketball star Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf both were born with what medical condition?
Trivia Question #92: When making this, Romans slaked lime (meaning they added water to it) and mixed it with a volcanic ash called pozzuolana. What is it?
Trivia Question #93: When this mogul died at age 103, he was still on Paramount's board of directors. Who was he?
Trivia Question #94: If you ask 30 random people in a room for their birthdays, what are the odds are that at least two of them will share a birthday?
Trivia Question #95: In 1875, the greatest concentration of animals ever recorded was spotted in Nevada, where it covered an area as large as Colorado. Which animal was this?
Trivia Question #96: What was the nickname of jazz legend John Birks Gillespie?
Trivia Question #97: Moles, shrews, and hedgehogs are all considered:
Trivia Question #98: The "lady with a lamp," a nursing hero of the Crimean War, was named for the city of her birth. Where was this?
Trivia Question #99: Approximately what percentage of the world's population lives in Africa?
Trivia Question #100: Pick the date this occurred: Operation Anvil - Allied landings in South of France.
Trivia Question #101: Which president had given his daughter a pony named Macaroni?
Trivia Question #102: Which city has the highest average annual precipitation?
Trivia Question #103: After moving from Cleveland, what became the first NFL team in the Pacific states?
Trivia Question #104: The distaff side of something is the _______ side.
Trivia Question #105: The 1998 Good Friday agreement opened up an avenue for peace in what troubled part of the world?
Trivia Question #106: Who was the president that promised, "We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it."?
Trivia Question #107: Who wrote: "True is it that we have seen better days."
Trivia Question #108: Which boxer seemed to take a dive 2 minutes and 12 seconds into a 1965 rematch with Muhammad Ali?
Trivia Question #109: At 10 years and 58 days, who served the longest term as UN secretary general?
Trivia Question #110: What is the largest city in New Hampshire?
Trivia Question #111: We have a hard enough time keeping them straight as it is. In which movie did Ingmar Bergman direct Ingrid Bergman?
Trivia Question #112: Where would you find an escutcheon?
Trivia Question #113: Asia Minor consists of which country?
Trivia Question #114: In the English system how many pounds can one horsepower lift one foot off the ground in one minute?
Trivia Question #115: How is Mary Ann Evans better known today?
Trivia Question #116: Virtually all of which country was once controlled by the Hudson's Bay Company?
Trivia Question #117: The ancient Egyptian symbol for rebirth was the scarab. What kind of insect is a scarab?
Trivia Question #118: Best known for singing the theme to "Shaft" at the Oscars, who gave voice to Chef on "South Park"?
Trivia Question #119: On May 22, 1849, who received patent #6469 for a never-manufactured a device to lift boats over shoals?
Trivia Question #120: Which comedian "refused" to age past 39?
Trivia Question #121: EVERY organic compound contains this element:
Trivia Question #122: What is the largest moon in the solar system?
Trivia Question #123: What online humor magazine, founded in Wisconsin, crossed media to create a book called "Our Dumb Century"?
Trivia Question #124: On a weather map, a line with a series of triangles attached to it indicates what?
Trivia Question #125: "Abraham's Bosom," a Biblical figure of speech, signifies a state of:
Trivia Question #126: What continent is home to a flightless bird called the emu?
Trivia Question #127: What does a legal order called a mittimus do?
Trivia Question #128: Rick Wright, David Gilmour, Nick Mason & Roger Waters were the original members of:
Trivia Question #129: Who has hosted the Academy Awards a record 17 times?
Trivia Question #130: By which process do plants turn light energy into carbohydrates?
Trivia Question #131: The Latin phrases "peccavi" (I have sinned) and "nunc fortunatis sum" (I am in luck now), were puns used to describe British military victories in what part of the world?
Trivia Question #132: From 1903 to 1938, what animal was on the reverse of the US nickel?
Trivia Question #133: Which character has a chief waiting woman named Charmian in plays by William Shakespeare and John Dryden?
Trivia Question #134: Which culture worries about vaki, the supernatural power that resides in natural sites, objects and animals?
Trivia Question #135: Define this musical term: "FORTE":
Trivia Question #136: What French philosopher died when a Facel Vega he was riding in smashed against a tree?
Trivia Question #137: What used to be called peelers?
Trivia Question #138: It took six decades for Tom Hanks to become the second person to win back-to-back Best Actor Oscars. Who was first, in 1937 and 1938, for roles in "Captains Courageous" and "Boys Town"?
Trivia Question #139: If you are suffering from cephalalgia, what should you do?
Trivia Question #140: Which band made "Hotel California" (1976)?
Trivia Question #141: On SNL, which John Belushi character was named Futaba?
Trivia Question #142: Which of these aliens, like Zippy the Pinhead, suffers oxycephalia (also called oxycelphaly or turicephalia)?
Trivia Question #143: In what year did the Iranian Islamic Revolution take place?
Trivia Question #144: What do you add to beer to make a Calgary Redeye?
Trivia Question #145: Who is the patron saint of dancers ... and has Sydenham's chorea named for him as a result?
Trivia Question #146: Which of these people was elected prime minister of Britain first?
Trivia Question #147: Sarajevo is the capital of which country?
Trivia Question #148: At 7000 kilograms, what is the heaviest terrestrial animal?
Trivia Question #149: This writer was with the Los Angeles police department for 14 years:
Trivia Question #150: Which body of water is not named after the explorer who discovered it?
Trivia Question #151: First run in 1883, the Orient Express went from Paris to what final destination?
Trivia Question #152: Which of these languages families is the Magyar tongue of Hungary a member of?
Trivia Question #153: As you may know if you read his 1996 autobiography, what was Joe Frazier's nickname?
Trivia Question #154: Take five! Which jazz great's album "Time Out" went gold in April 1963?
Trivia Question #155: Who was Lincoln's Secretary of War through most of the Civil War?
Trivia Question #156: Which ex-Beatle later formed the band "Wings"?
Trivia Question #157: Who wrote: "Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact."
Trivia Question #158: Who wrote: "Brevity is the soul of wit."
Trivia Question #159: Who was the author of the book "Hamlet"?
Trivia Question #160: At the 1984 Olympics, Mary Lou Retton won the gold in the:
Trivia Question #161: DNA evidence may have proved that which American president had children by Sally Hemings, one of his slaves?
Trivia Question #162: What war was started in Sarajevo by a Serbian student named Gavrilo Princip?
Trivia Question #163: "Altered States" is credited to screenwriter Sydney Aaron, a pseudonym for:
Trivia Question #164: Pixar is responsible for the first completely computer animated movie. What was it?
Trivia Question #165: Which relative of John Travolta's made a cameo appearance in "Saturday Night Fever"?
Trivia Question #166: Which nation's flag is based on a blue-fringed prayer shawl called a tallis?
Trivia Question #167: Abraham Gottlob Werner's neptunism theory claimed (incorrectly) the earth was once covered by something. What?
Trivia Question #168: As usually depicted, what is Ouroboros eating?
Trivia Question #169: What country just about swept the 1994 world swimming championships, only to have seven of its team test positive for steroids three weeks later?
Trivia Question #170: What was Babe Ruth's real name?
Trivia Question #171: In which decade did James Monroe issue his eponymous doctrine, offering to protect Latin America?
Trivia Question #172: Which of these singers was not part of the Grammy-winning trio that recorded "Trio," released in 1987?
Trivia Question #173: In 1984, where do Winston and Julia finally start meeting regularly?
Trivia Question #174: Define this musical term: "PASSIONATO":
Trivia Question #175: He played Philip Marlowe in Robert Altman's adaption of "The Long Goodbye":
Trivia Question #176: Pick the company that has the slogan "The Brand More Dentists Use Themselves."
Trivia Question #177: Alvin Ailey created the 1971 dance solo "Cry" specifically for what dancer-choreographer?
Trivia Question #178: That Revolution thing ... well ... let's let bygones be bygones. Which US state has a British Union Jack on its flag?
Trivia Question #179: Of the 30 highest mountains in the world, how many are in Asia?
Trivia Question #180: What type of fog is common in San Francisco?
Trivia Question #181: Famous for feuding with George Steinbrenner, who was manager of the Yankees five times in the 1970s and 1980s?
Trivia Question #182: What bird symbolized the Napoleonic, German, Russian and Austro-Hungarian empires?
Trivia Question #183: Who wrote "The Perfume"?
Trivia Question #184: A minor poet, with the unfortunate name of Sir John Suckling, seems to have invented what game that uses both a board and cards?
Trivia Question #185: "Mutual intelligibility" is a criterion applied by these professionals:
Trivia Question #186: What state is the site of the first permanent English settlement in North America?
Trivia Question #187: In August 1931, what Chinese river overflowed, killing 3.7 million people in history's worst-ever flood?
Trivia Question #188: Almost from its first NBC broadcast in 1929, Amos and Andy ruled radio, despite their being savage caricatures of whom?
Trivia Question #189: Where was the eastern start of the Santa Fe Trail?
Trivia Question #190: Why did the Reds become the Redlegs from 1953 to 1959?
Trivia Question #191: What group did David Gates co-found?
Trivia Question #192: What Latvia-born ballet star defected in Toronto, danced briefly in Winnipeg and was Oscar-nominated for his role in The Turning Point?
Trivia Question #193: Who wrote: "Every man has business and desire, Such as it is."
Trivia Question #194: Which of the following sports returned to the 2002 Winter Olympics after a 54-year absence?
Trivia Question #195: An elephant's trunk is actually a combined nose and upper lip. And its ivory tusks are actually teeth. What kind of teeth?
Trivia Question #196: On which country's Monopoly board is Boardwalk replaced with Mayfair?
Trivia Question #197: Which president's nickname may have coined the now common expression of "O.K."?
Trivia Question #198: According to some, in its original meaning, why was something "preposterous"?
Trivia Question #199: On October 21, 1805, whose last words appear to have been, "Kiss me, Hardy"?
Trivia Question #200: The Waterbury Watch Company took a licking when jewelers wouldn't sell its $7 watches, but it kept on ticking when drug stores did so. What was the watch called?
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