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Trivia Question #1: At the Sydney Olympics, when Marion Jones did her victory laps, she carried the American flag and what other flag?
Trivia Question #2: Who reputedly kissed up to Queen Elizabeth by laying his robe in her muddy path?
Trivia Question #3: All of these are plants except:
Trivia Question #4: What did the C stand for in the name of 19th-century US statesman John C. Calhoun?
Trivia Question #5: Who was the first president to debate his main opponent on TV in a bid for re-election?
Trivia Question #6: What are the "Friendly Islands" known as today?
Trivia Question #7: In October 1962, the Chicago Black Hawks paid the Toronto Maple Leafs $1 million for a star player ... only for the Leafs to renege on the deal. Who was the player?
Trivia Question #8: What sport's professional teams include the Melbourne Demons, Fremantle Dockers, Brisbane Lions and Sydney Swans?
Trivia Question #9: What writer, fascinated by the criminal mind, was himself arrested for treason in 1849 and sent to Siberia?
Trivia Question #10: Although the Broadway version of this comic strip portrayed FDR sympathetically, the original Harold Gray strip was overtly right-wing and made a hero out of millionaire Daddy Warbucks. What comic strip is it?
Trivia Question #11: This capital of Latvia is sometimes known as the "Paris of the Baltic."
Trivia Question #12: Pick the date this occurred: Hitler commits suicide.
Trivia Question #13: What do the main characters do for a living on the HBO show "Six Feet Under"?
Trivia Question #14: Before appearing in hundreds of "adult" movies, Paul Thomas played what "rock"-like apostle in the movie "Jesus Christ Superstar"?
Trivia Question #15: As depicted in the movie of her book "The Lover," Marguerite Duras, the author of "Hiroshima Mon Amour," grew up in what country?
Trivia Question #16: What was Barbra Streisand's first movie?
Trivia Question #17: Who's the author of "The Godfather"?
Trivia Question #18: Define this musical term: "TEMPO GIUSTO":
Trivia Question #19: This well-known person figures in stories about his seven voyages:
Trivia Question #20: Which of these books is not part of Roddy Doyle's Barrytown Trilogy about working-class life in Dublin?
Trivia Question #21: She was kidnapped twice, once as a girl by Theseus and once as an adult by Paris. Who was she?
Trivia Question #22: Who founded The Jefferson Airplane?
Trivia Question #23: The northern limit of the tropics, at 23°27'N, is named for which sign of the zodiac?
Trivia Question #24: The aubergine or guinea squash is better known as the:
Trivia Question #25: He'd have been lousy at trivia. Which "Wizard of Oz" character was looking for a brain?
Trivia Question #26: Which of these star performers was born Paul Hewson?
Trivia Question #27: In a Jules Verne novel, what do a bunch of Civil War vets called the Baltimore Gun Club do?
Trivia Question #28: Pick the company that has the slogan "People Drive Us."
Trivia Question #29: What kind of car was the submarine-car in "The Spy Who Loved Me"?
Trivia Question #30: As explained in "Folsom Prison Blues," why was it that Johnny Cash "shot a man in Reno"?
Trivia Question #31: USA states: What's the capital of Nebraska?
Trivia Question #32: With an empire reaching from modern-day Turkey to Egypt to Iran, Sargon II divided it up into 70 provinces. What empire was this?
Trivia Question #33: The Caspian Sea is the world's largest lake. On what continent would you find #2?
Trivia Question #34: American Eddie Eagan won Olympic gold medals in what two events?
Trivia Question #35: What was the most used long range bomber in WWII?
Trivia Question #36: What Caribbean capital did Rafael Trujillo immodestly rename Ciudad Trujillo?
Trivia Question #37: Which daughter or son of a famous pop vocalist had the #1 hit single in 1977?
Trivia Question #38: Who wrote "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man"?
Trivia Question #39: What is the longest river in Europe?
Trivia Question #40: As we read in 1 Samuel 17:50, what weapon does David use to knock down Goliath?
Trivia Question #41: Regulus is the "lion-hearted" star of what constellation?
Trivia Question #42: In car racing, how do you get the pole position?
Trivia Question #43: On "The Simpsons," what character died after falling off a racetrack grandstand after being hit with a flying t-shirt?
Trivia Question #44: Based on the idea that probability changes as new data emerge, the concepts of the Rev. Thomas Bayes are coming into vogue in what field?
Trivia Question #45: In 1996, Josia Thugwane became the first black person to win a gold medal for which country?
Trivia Question #46: The Po River's delta is expanding into the Adriatic at a rate of 200 feet of year. The Po is which country's longest river?
Trivia Question #47: What creature did the Greeks call "monokeros"?
Trivia Question #48: Consisting of a system of raised dots embossed in paper, the Braille system is largely used by whom?
Trivia Question #49: What is Doonesbury's first name and middle initial?
Trivia Question #50: In the 1880s, Joseph Fralinger became which city's "king" of saltwater taffy?
Trivia Question #51: George Clooney's aunt, Rosemary Clooney, was also famous. Why?
Trivia Question #52: The Iditarod celebrates an event in 1925, when dog sleds brought diphtheria serum some 700 miles from Anchorage to what city?
Trivia Question #53: What are you eating if you're enjoying escargot?
Trivia Question #54: The average human uses which muscles most?
Trivia Question #55: A bridge across the Oresund connects Malmo, Sweden, to which world capital?
Trivia Question #56: Who has the most all-purpose yards in Super Bowl history?
Trivia Question #57: What poet converted to Catholicism, only to lose his position as poet laureate when England switched back under William III?
Trivia Question #58: Who is the swashbuckling hero in "King Solomon's Mines"?
Trivia Question #59: Which state eats the most SPAM?
Trivia Question #60: Pick the musical term for "Slow":
Trivia Question #61: What song did John Lennon write for Timothy Leary to use in a potential political campaign?
Trivia Question #62: Which country has more lakes than the rest of the world combined?
Trivia Question #63: Which word would not refer to a servile person?
Trivia Question #64: What was the name of the dog on "The Brady Bunch"?
Trivia Question #65: How many letters were in the Greek alphabet?
Trivia Question #66: Which song: "No New Year's day to celebrate/ No chocolate covered candy hearts to give away"?
Trivia Question #67: What are the hair-like growths that beat in waves to propel Paramecium?
Trivia Question #68: Which nation mines the most copper and has the largest reserves in the world?
Trivia Question #69: Pick the date this occurred: Soviets advance into Poland.
Trivia Question #70: Pick the musical term for "Ger. Calm":
Trivia Question #71: What engine is the most common in 2002s, e21s and early e30s?
Trivia Question #72: Pick the company that has the slogan "The Place ET Calls Home."
Trivia Question #73: On July 21, 1998, we lost astronaut Alan Shepherd and what star of "Marcus Welby"?
Trivia Question #74: What fruit is called the Chinese apple?
Trivia Question #75: Who did Bart sell his soul to?
Trivia Question #76: Although this state is called the Wolverine State, wolverines are now extinct there. What state is this?
Trivia Question #77: Chris Nandor voted for which played 40,000 times over the Internet for the 1999 all-star game?
Trivia Question #78: What type of word is "virtuously"?
Trivia Question #79: What director reportedly upset David Berkowitz by making a 1999 bio-pic about him?
Trivia Question #80: How many men signed the American Declaration of Independence?
Trivia Question #81: Who wrote "Enders Game"?
Trivia Question #82: Who broke the speed of sound on October 14, 1947 ... and did it again exactly 50 years later?
Trivia Question #83: Define this musical term: "IMMER":
Trivia Question #84: In an average year, how many people die from natural hazards worldwide?
Trivia Question #85: True or false: frequent male ejaculation (due to masturbation or intercourse) will lead to early sterility.
Trivia Question #86: What song's lyrics did Katharine Lee Bates start writing under the "spacious skies" of Pikes Peak, Colorado?
Trivia Question #87: Who was the father of Queen Elizabeth I?
Trivia Question #88: Who wrote the Emperor's Hymn, which later became Austria's national anthem?
Trivia Question #89: Hogan's Heroes vet Richard Dawson ended up marrying Gretchen Johnson, who happened to be a contestant on which game show he was hosting?
Trivia Question #90: What would you find twelve of on each side of an Oreo cookie?
Trivia Question #91: In opera, what is Figaro's profession?
Trivia Question #92: Which bloody tale of chopped-up students have we made up?
Trivia Question #93: Thanks to his role in "The Untouchables," who is the only actor who has both won an Academy Award and to have played James Bond?
Trivia Question #94: In 1993, Suharto was elected to serve his 6th consecutive term as president of:
Trivia Question #95: What city, whose name is Slavonic for "lime tree," was once called Little Paris because of its book industry?
Trivia Question #96: What Canadian city was founded in 1793 by Lord Simcoe, who named it York?
Trivia Question #97: What Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the 1990s was set in Newfoundland?
Trivia Question #98: When Gerry Geran of Holyoke, Mass., played four games in 1917-18 for the Montreal Wanderers, he was the first American to play in what league?
Trivia Question #99: Which cheese's curds are inoculated with blue-green mold and left to age in the limestone caves of Combalou, France?
Trivia Question #100: Which country is the world's second largest energy consumer?
Trivia Question #101: Vicksburg, the last Confederate stronghold on the Mississippi River, surrenders to Gen. Grant and the Army of the West after a six week siege.
Trivia Question #102: What Pacific nation was once known as the New Hebrides?
Trivia Question #103: In which film does the Machiavellian plot focus on a man, his wife and his mistress?
Trivia Question #104: In what country would you find most members of the falun gong sect, whose members believe that aliens are replacing human beings?
Trivia Question #105: Which of the following characters was never a member of "Charlie's Angels"?
Trivia Question #106: How many spectral colors are in a rainbow?
Trivia Question #107: Which Austin Powers movie came first?
Trivia Question #108: What element not only strengthens glass, but kills cockroaches and makes clothes cleaner?
Trivia Question #109: What was Elton John reffering to when he said,"What happened here?"?
Trivia Question #110: Way down at the end of the alphabet, what does somebody in zymology or zymurgy study?
Trivia Question #111: At the track, you place a bet called an exacta (or a perfecta). How do you win?
Trivia Question #112: Pick the person who founded New Harmony, Indiana, hoping that it would be a perfect living place.
Trivia Question #113: Who was the first president married in office?
Trivia Question #114: Which city is not one of South Africa's three capital cities?
Trivia Question #115: What former lead singer of Hole tried unsucessfully to join the US Marines after 9/11?
Trivia Question #116: What was Marco Polo's home town?
Trivia Question #117: What is the male sex hormone called?
Trivia Question #118: Woke Up This Morning by Alabama 3 became the theme song to what TV show?
Trivia Question #119: The fourth largest lake in the Americas, what is also the largest lake entirely within Canada?
Trivia Question #120: What character debuted in Peanuts in October 4, 1950?
Trivia Question #121: Which part of the body contains the macula?
Trivia Question #122: If you remember your high school biology, you remember that X and Y chromosomes have something to do with whether you turn out to be a boy or a girl. What combination means pink cribs and dolls for Christmas?
Trivia Question #123: Before independence, Djibouti was known as:
Trivia Question #124: What piano player is most closely associated with the music of Vince Guaraldi?
Trivia Question #125: Pick the company that has the slogan "Connecting People."
Trivia Question #126: Who wrote: "One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul."
Trivia Question #127: What is the word for a grouping of emus?
Trivia Question #128: In which of these Olympic cities would you hear many people speaking Catalan?
Trivia Question #129: Who starred in "The Bank Dick," "My Little Chickadee," and "Never Give a Sucker an Even Break"?
Trivia Question #130: In which country was tennis player Steffi Graf born?
Trivia Question #131: Which famous city is set along the banks of the Dnieper River?
Trivia Question #132: Pick the company that has the slogan "It Pays To _______."
Trivia Question #133: Losers: the first team ever to lose a Super Bowl was ________.
Trivia Question #134: Which song: "You were working as a waitress in a cocktail bar/ When I met you"?
Trivia Question #135: What is the only monarchy in the Pacific?
Trivia Question #136: Famous film character Rocky Balboa's hometown was:
Trivia Question #137: Roughly how many (kilo)calories are there to a gram of fat?
Trivia Question #138: The word plumbing is derived from the Latin name for an element that, ironically, poisoned Rome's water supply. Which one?
Trivia Question #139: Mariska Hargitay, who appears on Law and Order: SVU, was in the car accident that killed her mom. Who was mom?
Trivia Question #140: Who is the Geographer of the United States?
Trivia Question #141: In the body, the duodenum is part of the:
Trivia Question #142: Who ordered the Code Red in "A Few Good Men"?
Trivia Question #143: A Columbia law school grad and the first black All-American football player, whose passport was revoked after he accepted the Stalin Peace Prize?
Trivia Question #144: Founded in 1910 as the Sperry Gyroscope Company, what did Sperry originally make?
Trivia Question #145: What month is named for the Roman god of war?
Trivia Question #146: Which city did Samuel de Champlain found in 1608?
Trivia Question #147: What game is most likely to be played on a Har-Tru surface?
Trivia Question #148: All the world's continents could fit into which of the world's oceans, with enough room left over for another Asia?
Trivia Question #149: The coast of which continent was largely charted by Matthew Flinders?
Trivia Question #150: Found in honey and in many fruit juices, what sugar is also known as grape sugar and as dextrose?
Trivia Question #151: What Liverpool orphanage lives on "forever" in the name of a Beatles song?
Trivia Question #152: When Himalayan mountain goats escaped from the Groote Schuur Zoo, they fled to Table Mountain, above which city, where they descendents still live?
Trivia Question #153: What is Penny Hardaway's real first name?
Trivia Question #154: Who wrote the Game, Set, Match trilogy, in which Bernard Samson tussles with his espionage authorities?
Trivia Question #155: In the 18th century, the Swedish scientist Carolus Linnaeus developed the:
Trivia Question #156: Agronomy is a branch of this science:
Trivia Question #157: Which world leader "spoke softly and carried a big stick?
Trivia Question #158: Who twice defeated Adlai Stevenson in presidential elections?
Trivia Question #159: How many years of education has a sophomore completed?
Trivia Question #160: By definition, an expert in balneology can advise of the therapeutic use of something. What?
Trivia Question #161: Which flowering plant is the source for the heart stimulant, digitalis?
Trivia Question #162: What is "memo" short for?
Trivia Question #163: Shetland, Dartmoor and Welsh are types of:
Trivia Question #164: Who wrote: "Lord, what fools these mortals be!"
Trivia Question #165: What part of the eye is affected by cataracts?
Trivia Question #166: What song was not recorded by Jan and Dean?
Trivia Question #167: Which of these teams' coaches would wear the same uniform as the players?
Trivia Question #168: What Pink Floyd album lasted a record 741 weeks on Billboard's top-200 chart?
Trivia Question #169: They don't cop to it on their resumes, but Sylvester Stallone, Madonna and Bo Derek all made their debuts in what genre of film?
Trivia Question #170: Pick the musical term for "Agitated":
Trivia Question #171: In 1920, Ho Chi Minh helped found which country's Communist party?
Trivia Question #172: As of 2002, what sibling of a famous cardinal was the last Quebec-born governor general?
Trivia Question #173: Who'd have guessed that bad service and overpriced food was a bad restaurant idea? Which of these men was not a founder of Planet Hollywood?
Trivia Question #174: In 1979, 220,000 people were evacuated after a train derailed in what city?
Trivia Question #175: Nicknamed "Kotzebue National Forest," this tundra wilderness consists of exactly one tree. Where is it?
Trivia Question #176: Made in 1922, what was the first B.B.C. broadcast?
Trivia Question #177: By what name is dermatitis also known?
Trivia Question #178: Pick the date this occurred: German surrender at Stalingrad.
Trivia Question #179: In "Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town," who based the fictional town of Mariposa on the very real Orillia?
Trivia Question #180: When he was about 40, Satchel Paige was finally signed by a major league team in 1948. And they won the World Series. Which team?
Trivia Question #181: He was on TV for 23 years, and through the entire time, he continued to write a newspaper column. Who was he?
Trivia Question #182: To protest the Suez Crisis, Egypt, Lebanon and Iraq boycotted which Olympics?
Trivia Question #183: Hymenopteran males have just one set of chromosomes, so which of these insects would have both sets?
Trivia Question #184: In what year was The Great Fire of London?
Trivia Question #185: The 2000 Super Bowl was the high-water mark for oddball dot-com ads. Whose ad featured cowboys herding cats?
Trivia Question #186: Which of these breeds can be either a cat or a dog?
Trivia Question #187: In which US state was Serena Williams born?
Trivia Question #188: All but which one of these westerners died an early, violent death?
Trivia Question #189: The galaxy we live in is called the Milky Way. It is shaped approximately like:
Trivia Question #190: Which country controlled Indonesia by the end of the 1600s?
Trivia Question #191: What animal does cashmere come from?
Trivia Question #192: Mahi-mahi contains just 85 calories and seven grams of saturated fat per 7.5-ounce serving. What is it?
Trivia Question #193: It's like two plays in one! In what Shakespeare play do you watch a play-within-a-play called "The Murder of Gonzago"?
Trivia Question #194: Pick the date this occurred: Germans take Zagreb.
Trivia Question #195: Pick the company that has the slogan "Out And Out Refreshment."
Trivia Question #196: Pick the company that has the slogan "Lets Make Things Better"
Trivia Question #197: Rather ironically, whose show had a theme song that warned, "Don't do the crime, if you can't do the time"?
Trivia Question #198: Who was the first president to have a veto overridden?
Trivia Question #199: What was Chuck Berry's bigest hit?
Trivia Question #200: Based on the Olympic record, which 100-m swimming event is fastest?
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