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Trivia Question #1: In what movie does Captain Louis Renault "round up the usual suspects"?
Trivia Question #2: Which university has campuses at Irvine and Santa Cruz, among other locations?
Trivia Question #3: In 1924, Huff-Daland opened as a crop-dusting service in Macon, Georgia, serving the Mississippi delta. What did it become four years later?
Trivia Question #4: Vladivostok gave Russia its only ice-free port on what body of water?
Trivia Question #5: A sculpture of Abe Mitchell stands on top of what trophy?
Trivia Question #6: Pick the musical term for "Movement, Dopio movimento twice as fast":
Trivia Question #7: Who wrote "The Mystery of the Banshee Towers"?
Trivia Question #8: Which Hogwarts dormitory does Harry’s rival Draco Malfoy live in?
Trivia Question #9: In 1983, what writer of Westerns became the first novelist ever to be awarded the Congressional Gold Medal?
Trivia Question #10: What are you doing if you're phonating?
Trivia Question #11: Who wrote: "Our remedies oft in ourselves do lie."
Trivia Question #12: China and India are the world's most populated countries. As of 2001, what country is #3?
Trivia Question #13: What is a common weak point in the BMW M20b25?
Trivia Question #14: Which country borders Hungary?
Trivia Question #15: What did Russian-born Marc Chagall contribute to the Knesset in Jerusalem and to the Paris Opera House?
Trivia Question #16: Selecting a spot on the Baltic that he had taken from the Swedes, Peter the Great picked which city's site in 1703?
Trivia Question #17: The name of which world capital means "fair winds" in Spanish?
Trivia Question #18: Judas Iscariot betrayed Jesus for how many pieces of silver?
Trivia Question #19: The tide of war turns against the South as the Confederates are defeated at the Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania.
Trivia Question #20: Who was not a knight of the round table?
Trivia Question #21: Since joined by 646 and 917, what was Manhattan's only area code until 1998?
Trivia Question #22: How might you recognize Jerome Geils?
Trivia Question #23: What former housepainter and future playwright was once arrested as an IRA bomber?
Trivia Question #24: What was the real name of the man who played Frankenstein in the famous 1931 movie?
Trivia Question #25: As of 2001, who was the only US president who was also a Rhodes Scholar?
Trivia Question #26: In radio, what does "AM" stand for?
Trivia Question #27: In 2000, what boxer said that the only thing stopping him from killing the journalists at his press conference was the Zoloft he was taking?
Trivia Question #28: Where was Canadian gold medal swimmer Alex Bauman born?
Trivia Question #29: Some say World War II began in 1931, when Japan conquered which region of China?
Trivia Question #30: Who wrote: "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure."
Trivia Question #31: When it noon in Toronto, what time is it in Newfoundland?
Trivia Question #32: Who wrote: "Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true."
Trivia Question #33: Today a zealot can be an enthusiastic person or a bigot, but the original zealots were:
Trivia Question #34: What did Bart Simpson purchase at an auction for $1?
Trivia Question #35: In 1936, Hialeah became the first racetrack to use the photo finish. Where is it?
Trivia Question #36: An issei is a first-generation emigrant from what country?
Trivia Question #37: Until the 1980s, what would you have found mostly on London's Fleet Street?
Trivia Question #38: In 1970, what province or territory adopted a bear-shaped license plate?
Trivia Question #39: Who wrote: "Numberless are the world's wonders, but none More wonderful than man."
Trivia Question #40: Which member of the Detroit Red Wing Production Line led a campaign to unionize the NHL's players?
Trivia Question #41: From what is the potent stimulant and poison strychnine derived from?
Trivia Question #42: Founded in 1762, this bank financed the Louisiana Purchase and the Panama Canal. And it was destroyed by a 24-year-old in Singapore named Nick Leeson. What bank is this?
Trivia Question #43: Who discovered radioactivity?
Trivia Question #44: Of the 22 people present when King Tut's sarcophagus was opened in 1922, how many were still alive 10 years later?
Trivia Question #45: How old is Montgomery Burns?
Trivia Question #46: What shape are the legislative chambers of Hawaii's capitol building?
Trivia Question #47: Derived from the Greek, what does the "rhino" mean in "rhinoceros" and "rhinoplasty"?
Trivia Question #48: Where would you see an ecdysiast?
Trivia Question #49: Who is the president pictured on the silver dollar?
Trivia Question #50: Who wrote: "Where I am, I don't know, I'll never know, in the silence you don't know, you must go on, I can't go on, I'll go on."
Trivia Question #51: Pick the date this occurred: Allies capture Aachen.
Trivia Question #52: The guy who said, "If I wanted water, I'd have asked for water" went on to star in what TV show?
Trivia Question #53: Although the Braves have played the most consecutive MLB seasons, all the way back to 1871, they've moved around a lot. Which city has never been home to the Braves?
Trivia Question #54: What is the Eta Aquarid?
Trivia Question #55: Who was Samson's traitorous mistress?
Trivia Question #56: There were only two women in my life: an adventuress named Irene Adler, and my landlady, Mrs. Hudson. Who am I?
Trivia Question #57: What is the world's saltiest body of water?
Trivia Question #58: "Tales of Ordinary Madness" and "Hollywood" are books by this controversial author:
Trivia Question #59: In which country was tennis player Gabriela Sabatini born?
Trivia Question #60: Which group's songs included "Monday, Monday" and "California Dreamin'"?
Trivia Question #61: Three of the Great Lakes--Huron, Michigan and Superior--were once one really great lake named for which Indian nation?
Trivia Question #62: In its natural, unchopped state, which of these foods can be likened to a miniature tree?
Trivia Question #63: What was Elvis Presley's middle name?
Trivia Question #64: What is Europe's longest river?
Trivia Question #65: Who won the soccer world cup in 1934?
Trivia Question #66: The Romans called it Gallicum Fretum, and as late as 5000 B.C. it was simply an exposed river valley. What do we call it today?
Trivia Question #67: Outside of Asia, which continent is home to the most Hindus?
Trivia Question #68: Who was the first president elected to a second term?
Trivia Question #69: Define this musical term: "SOTTO VOCE":
Trivia Question #70: Which crime was former California justice and Supreme Court justice Earl Warren asked to investigate on November 29, 1963?
Trivia Question #71: Who replaced David Lee Roth when he left Van Halen in 1985?
Trivia Question #72: What food do the Chinese cure for six months in a mixture of ashes, lime, salt and tea?
Trivia Question #73: What was unusual about Richard Jones' production of Prokofiev's "The Love of Three Oranges" for the English National Opera?
Trivia Question #74: Who said "Bisexuality immediately doubles your chances for a date"?
Trivia Question #75: Pick the company that has the slogan "Ride The Light"
Trivia Question #76: In July 1915, which American writer showed his wartime support for the UK by becoming a British subject?
Trivia Question #77: A Babylonian named Utnapishtim may have been the model for which Biblical figure?
Trivia Question #78: Oslo is the capital of which country?
Trivia Question #79: Phil Lynott was probably Ireland's only black rock star. What band was he in?
Trivia Question #80: In 1997, what salad became illegal by accident in California, when the state prohibited the sale of food made with uncooked eggs?
Trivia Question #81: What animal appeared on Canada's first postage stamp on April 23, 1851?
Trivia Question #82: What does "Alamo" mean in English?
Trivia Question #83: Gen. Grant is placed in command of the Army of the West, with orders to capture Vicksburg.
Trivia Question #84: In 1996, George and Louise Jefferson "moved on up" when they bought a new property from Philip Banks on what TV series?
Trivia Question #85: How many states did Ronald Reagan win in the election of 1980?
Trivia Question #86: Which British territory's residents voted overwhelmingly in 1967 to remain British instead of being ruled by Spain?
Trivia Question #87: What country was occupied by the Swedes from the 1100s to 1809, and then by the Russians until 1917?
Trivia Question #88: In the movies, what Meg Ryan character had Harry Burns "met" on a car ride from Chicago to New York?
Trivia Question #89: What was Diane Chambers supposedly going to do after leaving her job as a waitress at Cheers in 1987?
Trivia Question #90: Where are the Ghats?
Trivia Question #91: Where would you find the corpora cavernosa?
Trivia Question #92: After serving as president, three men went on to run on third-party tickets. Which of these was not one of them?
Trivia Question #93: Which of these modern practices originates with the work of Franz Anton Mesmer?
Trivia Question #94: How many earth days long is a year on Pluto? (For you astronomy buffs, we're asking for Pluto's sidereal orbit period.)
Trivia Question #95: After getting a "coat of many colors," whose brothers sold him into slavery?
Trivia Question #96: Who recorded "Will It Go Round In Circles" in 1973?
Trivia Question #97: The Green Goblin threw which superhero's girlfriend to her death off the Brooklyn Bridge?
Trivia Question #98: What country did Alfonso XIII rule until he was deposed by a fascist?
Trivia Question #99: Tbilisi is the capital of which country?
Trivia Question #100: What is head cheese?
Trivia Question #101: James Fenimore Cooper wrote a whole book about the "last of the Mohicans." When did the last of this Indian nation actually die?
Trivia Question #102: What does each Teletubby have embedded in its stomach?
Trivia Question #103: In 2000, what country became the first other that the US to successfully defend an America's Cup title?
Trivia Question #104: Which of these is the name, not of a Paul Newman character, but of the first person to win a million bucks on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire"?
Trivia Question #105: Mentioned in their song "If I Had a Million Dollars," what food gets thrown at the Barenaked Ladies?
Trivia Question #106: The first Dow Jones Industrial Average appeared in 1896. What is the only 1896 company still there?
Trivia Question #107: Which composer was once prime minister of Poland?
Trivia Question #108: What type of patterned sock is named for a part of the Campbell clan?
Trivia Question #109: Which of the following is not one of the main four islands of Japan?
Trivia Question #110: In 1999, Rodney Ansell was killed in a police shootout in Australia's Northern Territory. What movie did he inspire?
Trivia Question #111: Who was the first president to die in office?
Trivia Question #112: Which 20th-century American opera singer changed her name from Maria Anna Sofia Cecilia Kalogeropoulos to one that was decidedly less of a mouthful?
Trivia Question #113: Who directed "Stagecoach," "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence" and "My Darling Clementine"?
Trivia Question #114: New Mexico's White Sands is noted as the site of the:
Trivia Question #115: Who wrote: "Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish."
Trivia Question #116: What's it all about? On screen, who played Alfie Elkins?
Trivia Question #117: Which of these American heroes was at the siege of the Alamo in 1836?
Trivia Question #118: Calzone is Italian for "trouser legs" and "manicotti" can mean "sleeves." What else are they?
Trivia Question #119: What city on Luzon Island is known as the Pearl of the Orient?
Trivia Question #120: What newsstand staple began life in August 1952 as a comic book, called Tales Calculated to Drive You Mad?
Trivia Question #121: There is something about Mary Matthews, all right. Who played her?
Trivia Question #122: Whose liver are you a munching on when you spread pate de foie on a cracker?
Trivia Question #123: Candice Bergen's father was Edgar Bergen. Who was Edgar Bergen?
Trivia Question #124: What weapon was also called a buzz bomb and a doodlebug?
Trivia Question #125: By definition, what religion can a psilanthropist not be?
Trivia Question #126: Pick the musical term for "Hurrying pressing onwards":
Trivia Question #127: What terrestrial cuckoo is also known as the chaparral cock?
Trivia Question #128: Who sang "Whenever, wherever/ We'll learn to be together"?
Trivia Question #129: Who lives in the Hundred Acre Wood?
Trivia Question #130: What sport did McGill University help invent while playing Harvard in 1874?
Trivia Question #131: In 1784, North Carolina wanted to sell off some of its territory to pay off its debts. The locals were so mad, they declared themselves the State of Franklin. Where would you find the State of Franklin today?
Trivia Question #132: Which of these leaders was not part of the World War II alliance referred to as "The Big Three"?
Trivia Question #133: In 1999, she planned to become a female priest named Mother Bernadette. In 2000 she declared her lesbianism. Who is she?
Trivia Question #134: Who wrote the song "Leaving on a Jet Plane," the only #1 Peter, Paul and Mary ever had?
Trivia Question #135: Who was the first player to rush for 200 yards in a game?
Trivia Question #136: What's called miantiao in China, ramen in Japan, ba mee in Thailand, and pancit mami in the Philippines?
Trivia Question #137: If Yosemite Sam really were from Yosemite National Park, what state would he call home?
Trivia Question #138: Who was meaner than a junkyard dog?
Trivia Question #139: By what name is the Japanese Shinkansen better known?
Trivia Question #140: In which city was "thirtysomething" set?
Trivia Question #141: What Beatles song mentions by name two British prime ministers, Harold Wilson and Edward Heath?
Trivia Question #142: The Japanese love manga, which sometimes makes it to the movie screen as anime. What is manga?
Trivia Question #143: In North Africa, what is a harmattan?
Trivia Question #144: In what year did Inventor Samuel Colt patented his revolver?
Trivia Question #145: They had to twist the International Dateline to do it, but what two countries were the first ones to greet the year 2000?
Trivia Question #146: They called Paavo Nurmi the Mechanical Man. They also called him what name, reflecting his nationality?
Trivia Question #147: The FBI spent 30 months trying to prove that a 1963 song by the Kingsmen was obscene. Which song?
Trivia Question #148: What country tested its first nuclear bomb in 1974?
Trivia Question #149: In what language does "B'nai B'rith" mean "Children of the Covenant"?
Trivia Question #150: What predominantly Moslem country has a Hindu eagle as its national emblem?
Trivia Question #151: Pick the musical term for "From the beginning":
Trivia Question #152: Pick the date this occurred: British and Australians capture Torbruk.
Trivia Question #153: What animal is also called a glutton, skunk bear or carcajou?
Trivia Question #154: Which of these Errol Flynn movies did not co-star Olivia de Havilland?
Trivia Question #155: What is the only country in southeast Asia that was never taken over by a European or foreign power, except during wartime?
Trivia Question #156: Define this musical term: "PRECIPITATO":
Trivia Question #157: Which Olympic Games marked the first time that Canada won more gold medals and more medals over all than did the United States?
Trivia Question #158: The word "chubby" comes to us from a round animal called a chub. What is a chub?
Trivia Question #159: They live in an apiary:
Trivia Question #160: What writer is credited with introducing the phrase "Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life"?
Trivia Question #161: Which Olympic track event did Al Oerter win four straight times?
Trivia Question #162: Perhaps with a mousquetaire finish, you would wear 16-button and even 20-button versions of what accessory to formal occasions?
Trivia Question #163: On a celebrity edition of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire," who mistakenly thought he played Captain Tiberias James Kirk?
Trivia Question #164: All of these comic strip characters are dogs except:
Trivia Question #165: According to the 1996 census, what city is home to the most Aboriginal Canadians (including Metis)?
Trivia Question #166: Who wrote: "The devil hath power To assume a pleasing shape."
Trivia Question #167: The word "rap" can have all these meanings except:
Trivia Question #168: What guitarist formed the group Derek and the Dominoes in 1970?
Trivia Question #169: USA states: What's the capital of North Carolina?
Trivia Question #170: Of which church is the Church of Ireland a member?
Trivia Question #171: How many times was Jesus tempted shortly after his baptism?
Trivia Question #172: What name was shared by four consecutive English kings?
Trivia Question #173: What Australian head of News Corp. has owned Star TV, the Los Angeles Dodgers and Fox?
Trivia Question #174: In which Humphrey Bogart film does he play a salty captain of a small riverboat?
Trivia Question #175: Who used a Spalding 6-iron to hit a golf ball an estimated half mile in 1971, only for it to end up in the Sea of Tranquillity?
Trivia Question #176: What city, known locally as Munchen, is also the capital of Bavaria?
Trivia Question #177: According to John 2:1-11, what miracle, performed at a wedding in Cana, was Jesus's first?
Trivia Question #178: What electrifying animal are you fishing for if you're sniggling?
Trivia Question #179: He went on to do voices on "The Simpsons," but he once played Frankie, the prototype of the Eddie Haskell character, on the original 1957 pilot of "Leave it to Beaver." Who is he?
Trivia Question #180: From New York City, it is indeed a long way to Tipperary. How long, exactly ... in miles?
Trivia Question #181: The word "trivia" may come from the trivium, which included all but which of these fields of study?
Trivia Question #182: Which of these legends became famous playing the clarinet, given to him because he was the family's smallest child?
Trivia Question #183: On what day did God create cockroaches and other crawling bugs?
Trivia Question #184: In what movie did Humphrey Bogart play Fred C. Dobbs?
Trivia Question #185: Which magician, born Ehrich Weiss, cemented his reputation for genius with amazing escape tricks?
Trivia Question #186: After playing 19 seasons with one team, Ernie Banks came to personify it. What was his nickname?
Trivia Question #187: Which of the following sentences uses "rigmarole" correctly?
Trivia Question #188: In North American terms, how long is a nanosecond?
Trivia Question #189: Who is famous for their Pressure-Temperature Law?
Trivia Question #190: Known in some circles as Chicken Pizza, where would you find the ruins of Chichen Itza?
Trivia Question #191: Richard Penniman is better known as?
Trivia Question #192: Today he has a tea named for him, but which prime minister of Great Britain abolished slavery and reformed elections?
Trivia Question #193: What happens to Wanda in "A Fish Called Wanda"?
Trivia Question #194: Written in 1903 by Richard Gerard and Henry Armstrong, what song is associated with TV drunks, barbershop quartets and a failed Kern-Hammerstein musical?
Trivia Question #195: Although known for writing about Augie March and Jewish life in Chicago, where was Saul Bellow actually born?
Trivia Question #196: The octet rule has to do with ________.
Trivia Question #197: In 1964, Radio Caroline started broadcasting its pirate signals on a converted ferry, just outside the three-mile limit of what country?
Trivia Question #198: Based on its original meaning in Greek, what was a symposium?
Trivia Question #199: Who wrote "So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish"?
Trivia Question #200: Who was the president who promised that a vote for him would help "Save the Union"?
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