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Trivia Question #1: What execution device was originally named for Dr. Antoine Louis, who invented it?
Trivia Question #2: Who wrote: "Hereafter, in a better world than this, I shall desire more love and knowledge of you."
Trivia Question #3: Which game show features three contestants?
Trivia Question #4: As of 2001, what was the last US space shuttle built?
Trivia Question #5: Which of the following sentences uses "nixie" correctly?
Trivia Question #6: What would a herpetologist raise in a ranarium?
Trivia Question #7: Who sampled Dido's "Thank You" on his hit song "Stan," about an obsessed fan?
Trivia Question #8: Get your mind out of the gutter! "Snatch" and "clean and jerk" are terms in what sport?
Trivia Question #9: What is both the number of rooms in the White House and the number of islands in Hawaii?
Trivia Question #10: The 52 US hostages in Tehran were there from November 4, 1979, to January 20, 1981. How many days was this?
Trivia Question #11: As a complication of scarlet fever, I started going deaf as a child, eventually losing all hearing in my left ear and 90% of it in my right ear. Who am I?
Trivia Question #12: Now here you go again, you say you want your freedom. Well, who am I to keep you down? These lines are from "Dreams," a song by which group?
Trivia Question #13: What president gave the longest ever inauguration speeches ... outside ... on the coldest day of the year ... without a coat ... and caught the pneumonia that killed him just one month into his term?
Trivia Question #14: How do Asians put birds called cormorants to work?
Trivia Question #15: Who was last seen heading for Howland Island in July 1937?
Trivia Question #16: A pulmonist works on which internal organs?
Trivia Question #17: Destroyed by the Death Star, Alderaan was whose home planet?
Trivia Question #18: In which city were the Olympic summer games in 1988?
Trivia Question #19: Boz Scaggs' session band went on to "bless the rains down in Africa" as what Grammy-award-winning band?
Trivia Question #20: A "John B." is the nickname for a:
Trivia Question #21: What bordering country is due north of Costa Rica?
Trivia Question #22: What lake is the source of the White Nile?
Trivia Question #23: Which famous painting is really called "Arrangement in Grey and Black, No.1"?
Trivia Question #24: Who, as of 2002, holds a record after losing all sixteen of the times he or she was nominated for an Emmy?
Trivia Question #25: According to a famous 1958 ad, at 60 mph, what is the loudest noise in a Rolls Royce?
Trivia Question #26: What sour, low-fat cheese was once made by curdling the milk left over after making butter?
Trivia Question #27: Danny DeVito married which of his co-stars during a "Taxi" lunch break?
Trivia Question #28: Which is a high office in Islamic tradition?
Trivia Question #29: Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston surrenders to Sherman near Durham in North Carolina.
Trivia Question #30: What is a mendicant?
Trivia Question #31: Who became the first billionaire pop star?
Trivia Question #32: Because of the chlorophyll they end up eating, what color is the blood of most insects who feed on plants?
Trivia Question #33: What is Milhouse's last name?
Trivia Question #34: Define this musical term: "FURIOSO":
Trivia Question #35: Which film does not feature an orphaned character?
Trivia Question #36: Pick the musical term for "Ger. A little":
Trivia Question #37: What do you obtain by fermenting molasses?
Trivia Question #38: Known for her costumes and choreography, where was figure skater and movie actress Sonja Henie born?
Trivia Question #39: Before going on to bigger things, who pumped up the circulation of an Italian socialist newspaper with a steamy serial called "The Cardinal's Daughter"?
Trivia Question #40: For its entire existence, between April 1860 and October 1861, what service was operated by Russell, Majors and Waddell, a firm from Leavenworth, Kansas?
Trivia Question #41: You have more than 600 skeletal muscles, the smallest of which is the stapedius. Where is the stapedius?
Trivia Question #42: The Quarish warrior valued what two things above all else?
Trivia Question #43: Where is the Yazoo River?
Trivia Question #44: In 1382, what book did John Wycliffe translate in its entirety into English?
Trivia Question #45: The highest US mountain east of the Mississippi is not Mt. Washington, but Mt. Mitchell, which is in what state?
Trivia Question #46: Jim Morrison, Sarah Bernhardt, Frederic Chopic, Isadora Duncan, Victor Hugo, Oscar Wilde and Richard Wright are among the celebrities buried in what graveyard?
Trivia Question #47: For what are Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn famous?
Trivia Question #48: What word describes both a custard tart and a blank coin?
Trivia Question #49: On August 21, 1959, what became the 50th state in the United States?
Trivia Question #50: Pick the musical term for "An octave lower":
Trivia Question #51: How long is the Panama Canal?
Trivia Question #52: Who played Big Boy Caprice in "Dick Tracy"?
Trivia Question #53: Who wrote: "To him who is in fear everything rustles."
Trivia Question #54: If you're a pugilist, you are active in what sport?
Trivia Question #55: Which character was not a regular on "Perry Mason"?
Trivia Question #56: What number did Michael Jordan wear for the Chicago Bulls?
Trivia Question #57: What virus, named for a painter, struck computers on March 6, 1992?
Trivia Question #58: If you were visiting a suq in Cairo, what would you be doing?
Trivia Question #59: Which of the Brontë sisters was the oldest?
Trivia Question #60: What kind of bread would you wrap around a gyro sandwich?
Trivia Question #61: What is measured in nails and quarters?
Trivia Question #62: What was the last name of Jim Varney's Ernest character?
Trivia Question #63: Where are the NATO headquarters located?
Trivia Question #64: What son of a candlemaker was tossed in jail for making fun of the Anglican clergy, but apparently got out by becoming a spy?
Trivia Question #65: In Greek mythology, who was Scylla?
Trivia Question #66: Thanks to a little help from Rocky Balboa, whose song "Eye of the Tiger" was all over the radio dial in 1982?
Trivia Question #67: Define this musical term: "VIF":
Trivia Question #68: Whom did John Lennon meet on November 9, 1966, at London's Indica Art Gallery?
Trivia Question #69: What seaport on the Attic plain is surrounded by such mountains as Parnis, Pendeli and Hymettos?
Trivia Question #70: Who played piano on The Holley's megahit He ain't Heavy,He's My Brother?
Trivia Question #71: Who was Supreme Court Chief Justice a record 34 years?
Trivia Question #72: Many things might have been discovered at Sutter's Mill in California in 1848, but what caught international attention?
Trivia Question #73: Who is Homer's boss?
Trivia Question #74: What keeps a drowning person from breathing the oxygen in water?
Trivia Question #75: Which sea is considered the world's largest?
Trivia Question #76: As of April 1999, nine of the 10 largest hotels in the United States were all in which city?
Trivia Question #77: What sauce do you make by adding white wine, vinegar and tarragon to hollandaise?
Trivia Question #78: Trepanning was used in just about every ancient culture except Egypt's. What is trepanning?
Trivia Question #79: What obscene song was reworded after Little Richard started singing it during a New Orleans recording session in 1956?
Trivia Question #80: Which U.S. president headed the "Bull Moose," or Progressive, party?
Trivia Question #81: In what year did the Post Office first introduce 1st & 2nd class mail?
Trivia Question #82: In the late 1990s, how did Eve Ensler become famous?
Trivia Question #83: Who wasn't sure what's love got to do with it?
Trivia Question #84: During the Salem witch trials, about 150 people were imprisoned. But how many women were burned at the stake?
Trivia Question #85: Which of these is the name, not of a 1980s New Wave band, but of a world capital?
Trivia Question #86: If someone gave you some chanterelles, what would you do with them?
Trivia Question #87: What 1970s TV character used "shazbot" as a curse word?
Trivia Question #88: How many amendments to the US Constitution make up the Bill of Rights?
Trivia Question #89: Robert Mapplethorpe's homoerotic photos got which city's director of the Contemporary Arts Center tried (unsuccessfully) for obscenity?
Trivia Question #90: How did they finally get rid of "The Blob"?
Trivia Question #91: Pick the musical term for "Robbed, stolen, taking a portion of the duration from one note or group of notes, and adding it to another, so that although the detail varies, the length of the phrase is normal":
Trivia Question #92: What country's coat of arms depicts a kangaroo and an emu?
Trivia Question #93: If your mom has hazel eyes, what color would they be?
Trivia Question #94: The "Luftwaffe" played an important part during World War II. What is or was the "Luftwaffe"?
Trivia Question #95: In 1970, which of these rock groups performed at New York's Metropolitan Opera House?
Trivia Question #96: When would a turophile be of most use?
Trivia Question #97: Which mineral is not correctly matched with one of its uses or products?
Trivia Question #98: The variable 'i' stands for the square root of what number?
Trivia Question #99: Dogs have a strange small toe above their front paws. What is this toe called?
Trivia Question #100: Who wrote: "There is no happiness where there is no wisdom; No wisdom but in submission to the gods. Big words are always punished, And proud men in old age learn to be wise."
Trivia Question #101: What book features a despotic pig named Napoleon?
Trivia Question #102: Napoleon, Genghis Khan, Mao Tse-Tung and modern military leaders used his war manual:
Trivia Question #103: Which language is spoken in Corsica?
Trivia Question #104: For which hockey team did Bobby Hull play between 1957 and 1972?
Trivia Question #105: In 1988, what Moral Majority founder replaced Jim Bakker as head of the scandal-ridden PTL ministry?
Trivia Question #106: On "Star Trek," what color is Mr. Spock's blood?
Trivia Question #107: In 918 AD, Baghdad established the first location of its kind for these "afflicted of Allah." Who were they?
Trivia Question #108: _______ two ways to get there from here—my way and the wrong way.
Trivia Question #109: Which of these combinations did not play Captain Bligh and Fletcher Christian on screen?
Trivia Question #110: Sagittarius is aiming at the constellation that killed Orion. That constellation includes a red supergiant called Antares. What is it?
Trivia Question #111: Shoe, drum and lining are parts of a:
Trivia Question #112: The coelacanth was thought to have been extinct for 60 million years until one turned up in the Indian Ocean in 1938. What is a coelacanth?
Trivia Question #113: In March 2001, what disaster befell Sesame Street, and in particular Big Bird's nest?
Trivia Question #114: Pick the musical term for "Like a recitation":
Trivia Question #115: In Toronto, Paul Stanley played the phantom of the opera while on a break from which band's Psycho Circus tour?
Trivia Question #116: All of these words express negative feelings except:
Trivia Question #117: Which of these teams has been in the NHL the longest?
Trivia Question #118: Who wrote "A Passage To India"?
Trivia Question #119: Who is the only player to win 3 Super Bowl MVPs?
Trivia Question #120: What actor was born Yvo Livi in Monsummano, near Florence?
Trivia Question #121: If Hannibal Lecter decides to feast on your shank, what part of your body will he be eating?
Trivia Question #122: Out, out, damned spot! Who killed Duncan I of Scotland in 1040?
Trivia Question #123: Gascony is a historic region of:
Trivia Question #124: According to the title of a 1989 movie, Honey, I Shrunk the what?
Trivia Question #125: Pick the company that has the slogan "The Power Of Understatement."
Trivia Question #126: Which Regency-era novel followed the lives of the Bennet family?
Trivia Question #127: Mount Godwin Austin is also known as:
Trivia Question #128: In the opening lines of what song did Billy Joel name-check Virginia Callahan, the real-life Catholic girl who starts much too late?
Trivia Question #129: Tweedledee is running for dogcatcher against Tweedledum. During the debates, ‘Dee says that we shouldn't vote for ‘Dum because his mother is a hamster and his father smells of elderberries. This is an example of what kind of argument?
Trivia Question #130: Who had to take the eight-legged essay?
Trivia Question #131: In which people's Long Count calendar does the world begin on August 11th, 3114 BC and end on December 21, 2012?
Trivia Question #132: What Swiss psychologist developed ideas about synchronicity, the collective unconscious and the distinction between introverts and extroverts?
Trivia Question #133: Who scored a famous double eagle over a water hazard on the 15th hole at the 1935 Masters?
Trivia Question #134: A peace conference occurs as President Lincoln meets with Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens at Hampton Roads in Virginia, but the meeting ends in failure - the war will continue.
Trivia Question #135: What river, Europe's second longest, flows 1,777 miles from Germany's Black Forest to the Black Sea?
Trivia Question #136: In what year was Good Housekeeping magazine first published?
Trivia Question #137: Which game did Walter Camp revolutionize in the 19th-century?
Trivia Question #138: Which line of latitude is one-half as long as the equator?
Trivia Question #139: In 2001, Macy Gray, Sheryl Crow, Robbie Robertson and Dwight Yoakam appeared in Gap Christmas ads, singing which Supertramp song?
Trivia Question #140: What star, who speaks Japanese, came to attention when he replaced Leonardo DiCaprio in Primal Fear?
Trivia Question #141: What song by the Doors became a hit for blind guitarist Jose Feliciano?
Trivia Question #142: This nickname, later used in a movie, belonged to baseball relief pitcher Mitch Williams:
Trivia Question #143: Carthage was a great city of antiquity. Today, it is a wealthy suburb of what city?
Trivia Question #144: Which major league baseball team's last World Series title came in 1908?
Trivia Question #145: Which of these words is used by jewelers to describe a diamond of at least 100 carats?
Trivia Question #146: What is two cubed?
Trivia Question #147: Which of the following did NOT play a recurring villain on Adam West's TV series "Batman"?
Trivia Question #148: Which objects, emitting more than a thousand times the energy of an average galaxy, are also the most distant objects known?
Trivia Question #149: Baud rates are named for the inventor of the Baudot telegraph code. What is baud?
Trivia Question #150: Who was People magazine's first-ever "Sexiest Man Alive"?
Trivia Question #151: Called "The Halls of Montezuma," whose hymn appears to have been taken from an aria in Jacques Offenbach's opera, "Genevieve de Brabant"?
Trivia Question #152: What country sold the Virgin Islands to the U.S. in 1917?
Trivia Question #153: With Don Larsen watching, against which team did New York Yankee David Cone throw his perfect game in 1999?
Trivia Question #154: Which city is not in Germany?
Trivia Question #155: Which two countries share the Kra Isthmus, which connects the Malay Peninsula to Southeast Asia?
Trivia Question #156: What Christmas-hater lived just north of Whoville?
Trivia Question #157: What a government valorizes a commodity, what is it doing?
Trivia Question #158: In February 2002, what country did British Royal Marines accidentally invade, mistaking it for Gibraltar?
Trivia Question #159: Which of these songs did Marvin Gaye record without Tammi Terrell?
Trivia Question #160: Softball and hardball are also called the English and American version of what sport?
Trivia Question #161: What city was founded in 1701 by Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, who called it Fort Pontchartrain?
Trivia Question #162: Pick the musical term for "Becoming gradually softer":
Trivia Question #163: Which of these words is not part of the Olympic motto?
Trivia Question #164: During what period of Jewish history is Leon Uris' "Exodus" set?
Trivia Question #165: Which of the following plays was not written by Henrik Ibsen?
Trivia Question #166: Which of these NBC shows was primarily set, not in Manhattan, but in Brooklyn?
Trivia Question #167: On "The West Wing," President Josiah Bartlet had won a Nobel Prize before going into politics. In what field did he win it?
Trivia Question #168: Who wrote: "Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble."
Trivia Question #169: Name the first movie filmed in color to win the Oscar for Best Picture:
Trivia Question #170: "Faust," "Iphigenia in Tauris" and "The Sorrows of Young Werther" are works by:
Trivia Question #171: Who founded L'Académie Française in 1635?
Trivia Question #172: Celebrated on February 2, what day commemorates the presentation of Christ at the Temple?
Trivia Question #173: Define this musical term: "NON TANTO":
Trivia Question #174: Which band did Lou Reed and John Cale form in the mid-1960s?
Trivia Question #175: Who invented the dry shaver, supposedly while shaving with cold water in an Alaskan camp?
Trivia Question #176: Where is Banff National Park, famous for its Rocky Mountain scenery, located?
Trivia Question #177: Charles Lubin launched his empire with what product, named for his daughter Sara Lee?
Trivia Question #178: By the time the Quebec Nordiques finally won a Stanley Cup, they had moved and become what franchise?
Trivia Question #179: Which element is not a metal?
Trivia Question #180: The name of what Swedish company has a name that roughly means "I roll" in Latin?
Trivia Question #181: Murray Langston put a paper bag over his head and, as the Unknown Comic, was a regular on which Chuck Barris TV show?
Trivia Question #182: Whippets are small, slender dogs widely used as _______ dogs.
Trivia Question #183: Tycoon Rupert Murdoch founded this U.S. television network:
Trivia Question #184: The eagle, the maple leaf, panda and krugerrand are all:
Trivia Question #185: The U.S. leads the world in nuclear energy production. Which country is second?
Trivia Question #186: At the Mexico City Olympics, who long-jumped 8.9 m, breaking the old record by a whopping 55 cm and setting a new mark that lasted until 1991?
Trivia Question #187: Ironically, which leader of the Green Mountain Boys didn't live long enough to see his stomping grounds become a state?
Trivia Question #188: Ailurophobia, felinophobia, galeophobia and gatophobia are all names for the fear of what animal?
Trivia Question #189: What program replaced "The Smothers Brothers"?
Trivia Question #190: When was the last year in which the United States officially issued a declaration of war?
Trivia Question #191: If a computer engineer promises to do something in a jiffy, when will it get done?
Trivia Question #192: Which of these would you not usually find in a western omelet?
Trivia Question #193: Who wore women's clothes in three Howard Hawks movies: Bringing Up Baby, I Was a Male War Bride and Monkey Business?
Trivia Question #194: How did Arthur Conan Doyle become Sir Arthur Conan Doyle?
Trivia Question #195: By which name is Burma now known?
Trivia Question #196: Who wrote: "One must not always think that feeling is everything. Art is nothing without form."
Trivia Question #197: In what year did G.I. Joe first appear in a comic strip?
Trivia Question #198: Pick the company that has the slogan "On The Wings Of _______."
Trivia Question #199: Two states are bordered by a record eight states. One is Missouri. What state bordering Missouri is the other?
Trivia Question #200: Originally recorded by Journey, "Open Arms" was covered on whose "Daydream" album?
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