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Trivia Question #1: USA states: What's the capital of Texas?
Trivia Question #2: Which actor's brother became Canada's deputy prime minister in the 1980s?
Trivia Question #3: The system which the talented are chosen to rule by a civil-service examination.
Trivia Question #4: Which recording was a 1986 hit for the Pet Shop Boys?
Trivia Question #5: Who was the first president to have served as vice-president?
Trivia Question #6: The bluepoint is a highly prized:
Trivia Question #7: Which of these sports is a Korean form of karate?
Trivia Question #8: What presidential offspring was a dancer in the Joffrey Ballet company?
Trivia Question #9: What family business did Ernest and Julio Gallo inherit after their dad killed both their mom and himself?
Trivia Question #10: What New Orleans house has been the ruin of many a poor boy?
Trivia Question #11: To listen to the most popular radio station in Springfield, which number would you have to dial?
Trivia Question #12: What French port did 200,000 British troops flee on June 4, 1940
Trivia Question #13: Which of these people flew as wing man with future astronaut John Glenn during the Korean War?
Trivia Question #14: Define this musical term: "PATERICO":
Trivia Question #15: Pick the company that has the slogan "Dimensions Of Growth."
Trivia Question #16: Which baseball player was the first to top Babe Ruth's single-season home run record?
Trivia Question #17: According to a 2000 British Film Institute poll, what John Cleese effort is the best British TV show ever made?
Trivia Question #18: Although it's actual Latin name is Geococcyx californianus, what bird was called Acceleratii incredibilus by Warner Brothers?
Trivia Question #19: Which country competes every year in the Coronation Cup, sometimes against the Rest of the World?
Trivia Question #20: Avogadro's hypothesis is a theory about ________.
Trivia Question #21: Which U.S. state has the most hazardous waste sites?
Trivia Question #22: Edith Gassion adopted the French word for "sparrow" as her stage name. What is this word?
Trivia Question #23: With "Manteca," what trumpeter brought Afro-Cuban influences to jazz?
Trivia Question #24: Define this musical term: "NON TROPPO":
Trivia Question #25: Whose cocker spaniel, named Checkers, became a celebrity in 1952?
Trivia Question #26: Indonesia gained its independence from this nation in 1949:
Trivia Question #27: What ordained Presbyterian minister started out doing a kid's show for the Canadian Broadcasting System in 1962?
Trivia Question #28: The arachnids classified as the "harvest-men" are better known as:
Trivia Question #29: What protein is named after a video game character, and what this protein do?
Trivia Question #30: Name the Zeppelin song containing these lyrics: "I don't want no tutti-frutti, no lollipop, come on baby, just rock, rock, rock."
Trivia Question #31: In the Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn film, "Bringing up Baby," what was baby?
Trivia Question #32: The first Russian czar made Moscow his capital and once killed his own beloved son. Who was he?
Trivia Question #33: Define this musical term: "MENO MOSSO":
Trivia Question #34: This singer's last name is Kilcher and she was raised in Alaska. Who is she?
Trivia Question #35: Mary Campbell, the only two-time winner of this title, successfully defended it in 1923. Which title?
Trivia Question #36: Who had "golden lily" feet?
Trivia Question #37: Once honorably discharged from the Marine Corps, who was caught watching "Nancy Nurse" in Sarasota, Florida, on July 26, 1991?
Trivia Question #38: The chaplain of a lodging house for newsboys in New York City, who wrote such rags-to-riches stories as "Ragged Dick" and "Tattered Tom"?
Trivia Question #39: Pick the company that has the slogan "Rising."
Trivia Question #40: Which famous prisoner died in the Bastille in 1703?
Trivia Question #41: Who was the first professional baseball player to allow a candy bar to be named after him?
Trivia Question #42: What was the name of Elvis Presley's stillborn twin?
Trivia Question #43: The airport in Tempelhof made international news in 1948. Where is it?
Trivia Question #44: Which city provides the setting for most of the "Dirty Harry" films?
Trivia Question #45: In their March 2002 issues, Cosmo and what men's magazine signed a peace treaty ending the war between the sexes?
Trivia Question #46: What is the word for a grouping of foxes?
Trivia Question #47: Per Teodor Cleve discovered holmium, which gets its name from the Latin word for his hometown. Where was this?
Trivia Question #48: What year did artist Pablo Picasso die?
Trivia Question #49: Because they rarely appear in the place names from which the first two digits of a phone number were derived, what letters are missing from the telephone keypad?
Trivia Question #50: Which of these animals would most interest an ornithologist?
Trivia Question #51: Despite being the most common metal in the earth's crust, what is never found as a free metal?
Trivia Question #52: What river pours over Victoria Falls?
Trivia Question #53: In what year was the construction of the Panama Canal completed?
Trivia Question #54: Who became California governor in 1966, a position to which he was re-elected in 1970?
Trivia Question #55: Which country occupied Ethiopia between 1935 and 1941?
Trivia Question #56: What is the average shelf life for condoms?
Trivia Question #57: In 1998, what state elected Jesse Ventura as its governor?
Trivia Question #58: What is the most densely populated country on the American continents?
Trivia Question #59: Which mountain do the locals call Chomolungma?
Trivia Question #60: What is the real name of Cletus, the slack-jawed yokel's wife?
Trivia Question #61: What tribe was Crazy Horse the chief of?
Trivia Question #62: In 2002, Spc. Chip Gizmo reported for duty at Camp Swampy as what comic strip's technology loving character?
Trivia Question #63: Where is the Isthmus of Kra?
Trivia Question #64: What don't Gary and Wyatt do when they take a shower with Lisa in "Weird Science?"
Trivia Question #65: What Shakespeare character says "Good night, sweet prince" to Hamlet?
Trivia Question #66: In what 2000 movie did FedEx founder Fred Smith make a cameo?
Trivia Question #67: In 2001, Joanie Laurer, aka Chyna, had a best-seller called "If They Only Knew." Who is Chyna?
Trivia Question #68: Who created the science of genetics from his experiments in a monastery garden in the 1850s?
Trivia Question #69: Which independent country is entirely within the city of Rome?
Trivia Question #70: Since 1974, what country has been planning to move its capital to Dodoma?
Trivia Question #71: Bo Diddley's real name is:
Trivia Question #72: Also called the kumkum, what is the bindi in India?
Trivia Question #73: What was the actual street address of the apartment complex on "Melrose Place"?
Trivia Question #74: Where is "The Economist" magazine published?
Trivia Question #75: In 2001, a computer virus was unleashed when e-mail users clicked on a "picture" of whom?
Trivia Question #76: I once sang "You think I give a damn about a Grammy?" but in 2001 I won three of them, and even hugged Elton John, but not in a gay way or anything. Who am I?
Trivia Question #77: Elsie, who represents Borden, first appeared at the 1939 New York State Fair. What is Elsie?
Trivia Question #78: Many cars still bear the name of a Swiss designer, bicycle engineer and racecar driver from a century ago. Who was he?
Trivia Question #79: What was Sydney Barrow's celebrated criminal monicker?
Trivia Question #80: At which Olympics did a pipe bomb kill one person and wound more than 100?
Trivia Question #81: You can be overwhelmed or underwhelmed. Strictly speaking, what happens to you if you're just whelmed?
Trivia Question #82: Hollywood is located in all but?
Trivia Question #83: In "Little Orphan Annie," what was Daddy Warbucks' first name?
Trivia Question #84: Which novelist founded an international writers' group called PEN in 1921?
Trivia Question #85: Which river touches more countries (10) than any other?
Trivia Question #86: Hagia Sophia, once known as the Church of the Holy Wisdom, was built in the sixth century in what city?
Trivia Question #87: What is the Fahrenheit equivalent of 100 degrees centigrade?
Trivia Question #88: Which president said, "Disunion by armed force is treason."?
Trivia Question #89: As of 2002, which country won the most soccer world cups?
Trivia Question #90: All these are utensils used by cooks except:
Trivia Question #91: During my lifetime, I only sold one painting, for $75, but almost a century after I died, another of my paintings set an all-time auction record: $82.5 million. Who am I?
Trivia Question #92: Which of these isn't a polymer?
Trivia Question #93: Which country has a "bill of rights" for cows?
Trivia Question #94: He likes the letter H! Who starred in "The Hustler," "Hud," "Harper" and "Hombre"?
Trivia Question #95: What Richard Dreyfuss TV character taught American Studies at Chadwick College?
Trivia Question #96: In 1877, photographic pioneer Eadweard Muybridge proved that which animal briefly runs with all its feet off the ground?
Trivia Question #97: On St. Patrick's Day in 1955, sports fans rioted over the suspension of which athlete?
Trivia Question #98: For whom did Stephen Stills write "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes"?
Trivia Question #99: Which is true of the prince in the earliest known version of "Sleeping Beauty"?
Trivia Question #100: When ice hockey was a demo sport at the 1920 Summer Games, the gold was won by the Falcons, a team of Icelandic immigrants from what city?
Trivia Question #101: What country won six of seven Olympic gold medals from 1920 through 1952, but had to wait 50 years for its next hockey gold?
Trivia Question #102: Which country is Kuala Lumpur the capital of?
Trivia Question #103: Which prime minister attended sťances where he chatted with Wilfrid Laurier, Leonardo da Vinci and his dead mother Isabel?
Trivia Question #104: Rice-a-Roni is branded as which city's "treat"?
Trivia Question #105: In French cooking, if something is "en brouchette," how is it cooked?
Trivia Question #106: Which type of shoe is not matched with the right style?
Trivia Question #107: Which kind of animal has a crop?
Trivia Question #108: Pick the date this occurred: British recapture Sollum, Egypt.
Trivia Question #109: Who wrote: "What, then is our duty? It is to carefully distinguish the historic moment in which we live and to consciously assign our small energies to a specific battlefield."
Trivia Question #110: What practice, banned by the British in 1829, offered a woman 35 million years in the Hindu paradise of Svarga?
Trivia Question #111: Which company gave us the first frozen T.V. dinners during World War II?
Trivia Question #112: A covered ambulatory or colonnade in classical architecture is a:
Trivia Question #113: Every year, sports writers give out the Sixth Man Award to the best non-starting player in what league?
Trivia Question #114: Pick the company that has the slogan "Let The Good Times Role."
Trivia Question #115: What tragedy did The Church of St. Bartholomew The Great survive?
Trivia Question #116: In "Ferris Buellers Day Off", whom is Cameron going to marry?
Trivia Question #117: The Tom Tom Club was made up of two married members of what more famous group?
Trivia Question #118: What movie studio was founded by Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and D.W. Griffith?
Trivia Question #119: What country, Eastern Europe's only democracy between the world wars, was also the only victim of an attack by the Warsaw Pact?
Trivia Question #120: In what key do most American car horns beep?
Trivia Question #121: Pick the musical term for "Octave":
Trivia Question #122: Which Latin legal term means being caught red-handed?
Trivia Question #123: It is now believed that dinosaurs became extinct because of:
Trivia Question #124: The first documented golf club in the Western hemisphere was founded in 1873 in what city?
Trivia Question #125: Who wrote: "A councilor ought not to sleep the whole night through, a man to whom the populace is entrusted, and who has many responsibilities."
Trivia Question #126: Badminton was first recognized as an official sport in the Olympic Games during which year's Summer Games?
Trivia Question #127: The Congress of Vienna divided up Europe, but it also crowned what cheese as the king of cheeses?
Trivia Question #128: According to Mattel, her manufacturer, Barbie's last name is:
Trivia Question #129: Which of these nicknames refers to a security issued by a company with a very low credit rating?
Trivia Question #130: What you be doing if you were inspissating soup?
Trivia Question #131: What unit of measure is defined as 1,650,763.63 krypton wavelengths?
Trivia Question #132: It's extremely unlikely that the Pilgrims actually walked ashore on a rock. And we know they didn't land at Plymouth. Where did they first touch land?
Trivia Question #133: Pick the date this occurred: Hungary and Slovakia declare war on Soviets.
Trivia Question #134: In 1888, a bank clerk from Rochester named George Eastman introduced the first hand-held roll-film camera. What company did he found?
Trivia Question #135: Which country was once known as East Pakistan?
Trivia Question #136: Who played eight members of the D'Ascoyne family in "Kind Hearts and Coronets"?
Trivia Question #137: Founded in 930 AD, where is the world's oldest parliamentary body?
Trivia Question #138: What is the capital of Australia?
Trivia Question #139: In vertebrates, which protein gives red muscle its color?
Trivia Question #140: Indoor volleyball debuted at the 1964 Tokyo Olympics. Where did beach volleyball become a medal sport?
Trivia Question #141: In the 1995 movie Clueless, what artist's name is used to describe a person who is only attractive at a distance?
Trivia Question #142: How many atoms are there in diatomic molecules?
Trivia Question #143: Where did Robert Louis Stevenson die?
Trivia Question #144: Who was the first secretary general of the United Nations?
Trivia Question #145: In the poem "Cadenus and Vanessa," who coined the name "Vanessa" in honor of his friend, Esther Vanhomrigh?
Trivia Question #146: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson both died on the same day. What else was unusual about that day?
Trivia Question #147: At 143 pounds in 1952, Colleen Kay Hutchins was the heaviest person ever to do something. What?
Trivia Question #148: Who had plastic surgery and lived as environmental activist Barry Freed to avoid cocaine possession charges?
Trivia Question #149: Whose grave was visited annually by a Women in Black, beginning in 1927?
Trivia Question #150: Who popularized African tales about Brer Rabbit?
Trivia Question #151: An orgasm usually lasts...?
Trivia Question #152: What is the word for a grouping of elks?
Trivia Question #153: Which current NFL head coach was once the starting quarterback at the University of Minnesota?
Trivia Question #154: During World War II, Britain's crown jewels and the Magna Carta were held in what Kentucky fort?
Trivia Question #155: Which African country most recently became independent (in 1975)?
Trivia Question #156: Which country are Mt. Ziel, Mt. Woodroffe, Mt. Kosciusko, and Mt. Hann all located in?
Trivia Question #157: What does the Fujita scale measure?
Trivia Question #158: Which is not part of Canada's Northwest Territories?
Trivia Question #159: What type of vehicle do the British call a 'lorry'?
Trivia Question #160: German chancellor Otto von Bismarck died on the very day that US sculptor Henry Moore was born. When?
Trivia Question #161: Before winning two Olympic marathons, what did Abebe Bikila do for a living?
Trivia Question #162: In the NBA, what state's Pacers are named for the pacers used in local harness races and for the pace cars used in a famous local race?
Trivia Question #163: Who once said of his country, "If some countries have too much history, we have too much geography"?
Trivia Question #164: Pick the company that has the slogan "Retirement Planning To Help Meet Every Family's Goals."
Trivia Question #165: What TV series was narrated by Virginia writer Earl Hamner Jr?
Trivia Question #166: The Norman Mailer book "Executioner's Song" was about which killer?
Trivia Question #167: How many arms does a squid have? (The right answer is NOT "too many.")
Trivia Question #168: Who was fired from "Vanity Fair" in 1920 because his or her theatre reviews were too biting, only to emerge as a book reviewer for "The New Yorker"?
Trivia Question #169: Where did Ronald and Cindy go on their last date together in the movie "Can't Buy Me Love"?
Trivia Question #170: Which country owns Robinson Crusoe Island?
Trivia Question #171: In separate works, Percy Bysshe and Mary Shelley made reference to:
Trivia Question #172: What US state has the longest border with Mexico?
Trivia Question #173: In 1997, what became the first wild card team to make the World Series ... and went on to win it?
Trivia Question #174: Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, a retired educator, founded AARP in 1958. Who is most likely to belong to AARP?
Trivia Question #175: Who wrote "The Tin Drum"?
Trivia Question #176: Which game did a pair of Montreal newspapermen create in 1979, a variation of which you're playing right now?
Trivia Question #177: Pick the date this occurred: Mussolini declares Fascist government in Northern Italy.
Trivia Question #178: What country star recorded a rock album as Chris Gaines?
Trivia Question #179: What number is on the yellow, striped pool ball?
Trivia Question #180: What is the material from which most micro-electronic chips are made?
Trivia Question #181: All of these are kinds of neckties except:
Trivia Question #182: With its name derived from the Greek for "second law," what book is said to have been a hoax to help King Josiah steer his reforms?
Trivia Question #183: In 2002, what former Black Sabbath singer starred in his own MTV reality series, featuring himself and his real-life family?
Trivia Question #184: Who sang "Summertimes Blues"?
Trivia Question #185: In 1938, who created a "prepared piano" by putting screws, bolts, strips of rubber, weather stripping and wood between the strings?
Trivia Question #186: About ________ percent of Nestle's sales are for chocolate.
Trivia Question #187: These are prepared Swedish style and are used in Mexico's albondigas soup:
Trivia Question #188: What did Oscar Wilde declare on arrival in New York City in 1882?
Trivia Question #189: Founded in 1991, the first charter school in the United States was established in what Minnesota city?
Trivia Question #190: What would you measure with a hydrometer?
Trivia Question #191: Where was Bart's new dog, Laddie, bred?
Trivia Question #192: Which of these is not a definition of "bias," but is a macedoine?
Trivia Question #193: In 1991, Magic Johnson was diagnosed with which disease?
Trivia Question #194: What former star of Broadway's "Annie" married Matthew Broderick, who starred in "The Producers"?
Trivia Question #195: What is the most common incorporated city name in the U.S.A.?
Trivia Question #196: The word "samurai" derives from what language's verb for "to serve"?
Trivia Question #197: What is the basic living unit of an organism known as?
Trivia Question #198: Who was the only actor to play the same role in both the movie and television versions of "M*A*S*H"?
Trivia Question #199: In 1499, Alonso de Ojeda named an Indian village built on stilts "Little Venice." What is this country called today?
Trivia Question #200: Based on a Hemingway story, what was Ronald Reagan's last movie?
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