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Trivia Question #1: A Johnny Carson character with precognitive abilities.
Trivia Question #2: What's the name of the pet dragon under the steps on TV's "The Munsters"?
Trivia Question #3: Of the "lower 48," which U.S. state is in the geographic center?
Trivia Question #4: Which actress and author is the daughter of Debbie Reynolds?
Trivia Question #5: Farmers used to be make paint with skim milk, lime, linseed oil and iron oxide. As a result, most North American barns were what color?
Trivia Question #6: In 1858, the Virgin Mary appeared to which peasant girl in Lourdes?
Trivia Question #7: Pick the company that has the slogan "Anything To Help."
Trivia Question #8: For a guy who dresses like a clown, he sure isn't cheerful. What band includes Violent J?
Trivia Question #9: The Zagros mountains are found in this country:
Trivia Question #10: What was Motown's biggest selling group?
Trivia Question #11: Which vaudeville comic billed himself as "The Perfect Fool"?
Trivia Question #12: Kit Carson County and Kit Carson mountain are located in which U.S. state?
Trivia Question #13: What berry, which gets its distinctive color from anthocyanin, is also Nova Scotia's provincial berry?
Trivia Question #14: As of 1999, which of these NBA cities or states had a team whose nickname ends in the letter S?
Trivia Question #15: Where did France test nuclear weapons in 1995-1996?
Trivia Question #16: Lot was the nephew of this Old Testament figure:
Trivia Question #17: Popular in Canada, what sport uses brooms and a 44-lb stone?
Trivia Question #18: What "unusual" pop singer made a name for herself in the 1980s by teaming up with a wrestler named Captain Lou Albano?
Trivia Question #19: The Texas two-step is basically the same thing as what more well-known dance?
Trivia Question #20: In February 2000, after weeks of vicious fighting, troops from which country finally took control of Grozny?
Trivia Question #21: Why was lead tetraethyl once added to gasoline?
Trivia Question #22: What is the name of the controversial instrument used by police and psychiatrists to identify males with deviant sexual interests?
Trivia Question #23: Which is the name, not of a tasty drink, but of a ski resort that once hosted the Olympics?
Trivia Question #24: Augusto Pinochet led the coup that overthrew:
Trivia Question #25: What was the original meaning of "engine," when the word appeared in the 1300s?
Trivia Question #26: What country produced eighty straight years of Grey Cup winners?
Trivia Question #27: Fauns and satyrs had the upper body of a man, but the ears, horns, tail and lower body of what animal?
Trivia Question #28: It's like ... you know ... a superstar. Who had hits with "Like a Virgin" and "Like a Prayer"?
Trivia Question #29: What does the musical expression "a cappella" literally mean when translated from the Italian?
Trivia Question #30: Which country contains the ancient region of Mesopotamia?
Trivia Question #31: Ironically, what bird did the Romans consider sacred to Mars, their god of war?
Trivia Question #32: Who created his persona as the Great Stone Face in movies produced by Joseph Schenck?
Trivia Question #33: Vernon Carver Rudolf founded the first Krispy Kreme in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in 1937. For what is the chain famous?
Trivia Question #34: Which President spanked Abe Simpson on more than one occasion?
Trivia Question #35: What does the medical specialty of nosology deal with?
Trivia Question #36: What kind of people were being slaughtered in "Logan's Run"?
Trivia Question #37: Which actress made her screen debut playing Dustin Hoffman's sexy roommate in "Tootsie"?
Trivia Question #38: What colors were the cellophane flowers in Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds?
Trivia Question #39: Which French explorer of the New World was murdered by his own men?
Trivia Question #40: Also known as Enya, Eithne Brennan still has three siblings in what Irish band?
Trivia Question #41: Who is the only Canadian prime minister buried outside Canada?
Trivia Question #42: Pick the date this occurred: Singapore falls to Japanese.
Trivia Question #43: What was Quincy Magoo's disability?
Trivia Question #44: Surprisingly, which song did Ohio native Daniel Decatur Emmett write in 1859?
Trivia Question #45: What is the fifth decimal in the value of pi?
Trivia Question #46: We know Melanie Hamilton is pregnant for 21 months because the book featuring her intertwines her plot with key Civil War battles. Which book?
Trivia Question #47: Get jailed, jump bail, join the army, if you fail, read some of the signs Bob Dylan flips in a proto-video for which song?
Trivia Question #48: Where would you find a one-quarter-scale version of the Statue of Liberty?
Trivia Question #49: Who wrote: "All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts..."
Trivia Question #50: As the Incredible Hulk might know, which of the following has the shortest wavelength?
Trivia Question #51: Robert Kalina put Freud on Austria's 50-schilling bill. He later used windows, bridges and doors for what other currency?
Trivia Question #52: USA states: What's the capital of California?
Trivia Question #53: Which piece of literature is set around the historic Battle of Roncesvalles?
Trivia Question #54: Pick the musical term for "Indispensable, cannot be omitted":
Trivia Question #55: What star is at the end of the Little Dipper's handle?
Trivia Question #56: Who wrote: "The company of just and righteous men is better than wealth and a rich estate."
Trivia Question #57: Who would most likely wear a wig called a merkin?
Trivia Question #58: Chainsaw Al Dunlap became famous for sacking employees. In June 1998, what Mixmaster maker sacked Dunlap?
Trivia Question #59: In ancient China people committed suicide by eating a pound of ____.
Trivia Question #60: Which chain of stores was founded by Sebastian Kresge?
Trivia Question #61: What Pyrenees country has Catalan as its official language and uses both the franc and the peseta as official currency?
Trivia Question #62: What 20th century war lasted 132 hours and 30 minutes?
Trivia Question #63: Bart Simpson's fake ID claims that he's how many years old?
Trivia Question #64: In "Dilbert," what does Dilbert do for a living?
Trivia Question #65: What is the approximate circumference of the earth?
Trivia Question #66: Which novel tells the story of Captain Yossarian and a group of American airmen in the Mediterranean during World War II?
Trivia Question #67: Which Nation came into being on January 1st, 1979?
Trivia Question #68: When did the Panama Canal open?
Trivia Question #69: Who's the author of robot biography "Roderick" and "Roderick at Random"?
Trivia Question #70: Pick the company that has the slogan "We Keep You Rolling."
Trivia Question #71: What issue underlaid the December 1999 "Battle of Seattle"?
Trivia Question #72: Who wrote: "Nothing fixes a thing so intensely in the memory as the wish to forget it."
Trivia Question #73: What is common to the following: "Combat Zone", "Times Square", "14th Street", "The Block"?
Trivia Question #74: Pick the company that has the slogan "No Equal In The World."
Trivia Question #75: Where was Abraham Lincoln when he was killed?
Trivia Question #76: In which modern-day country was the Battle of Waterloo fought?
Trivia Question #77: Pick the musical term for "In a coaxing style":
Trivia Question #78: A former Washington, DC, hat store clerk, a black man named Matthew Henson, was which explorer's valet and navigator?
Trivia Question #79: What is the Greek version of the Hebrew Bible called?
Trivia Question #80: Who's the heroic, albeit amateur wizard in "The Last Unicorn"?
Trivia Question #81: What word is often used to describe either a dry sharp white burgundy wine, or a semidry soft white California wine?
Trivia Question #82: Pick the company that has the slogan "Anything Less Would Be Uncivilized."
Trivia Question #83: What is a synapse?
Trivia Question #84: What is the name of the old smell hound that Cletus announces has 'gone to heaven' due to an accident with the cement mixer?
Trivia Question #85: What vitamin are you lacking if you have beriberi?
Trivia Question #86: Women in which age group are more likely to masturbate?
Trivia Question #87: The Frozen Four are the NCAA's last four teams in what sport?
Trivia Question #88: Who spent seven days in a military jail after he went AWOL from the army in 1965 to compete in a bodybuilding championship (which he won)?
Trivia Question #89: In what year was the Peasant's revolt in?
Trivia Question #90: By which name is the plant called Queen Anne's lace also known?
Trivia Question #91: Who first divided the day into 24 hours?
Trivia Question #92: When most of us celebrated January 1, 2000, what year was it on the Jewish calendar?
Trivia Question #93: What star of "Sanford and Son" finally had "the big one" in 1991, when he had a fatal heart attack on the set of "The Royal Family"?
Trivia Question #94: Which lake, the largest in Central America, is also the only freshwater lake in the world with sharks?
Trivia Question #95: In 1974, the House Judiciary Committee approved articles of impeachment charging Richard Nixon with all of these crimes except which one?
Trivia Question #96: Pick the date this occurred: Pisa liberated.
Trivia Question #97: Controversial Philadelphia 76er Allen Iverson has recorded a controversial song called "40 Bars." In what genre did he record this song?
Trivia Question #98: Which country has won the most international curling championships?
Trivia Question #99: Justin Dart, Jr., was called the father of the Americans with Disabilities Act. What disability did he have?
Trivia Question #100: Which team has won the most Stanley Cups?
Trivia Question #101: The square in front of Tiananmen was the scene of a famous massacre. But ironically, what does "Tiananmen" mean in Chinese?
Trivia Question #102: Who spent more than 20 years living at 112 Mercer Street in Princeton, New Jersey?
Trivia Question #103: Every Memorial Day, as many as 350,000 fans gather at the Brickyard to watch which race?
Trivia Question #104: He killed eight student nurses, but in prison he took hormones to grow breasts. Who was he?
Trivia Question #105: The last offensive for Lee's Army of Northern Virginia begins with an attack on the center of Grant's forces at Petersburg. Four hours later the attack is broken.
Trivia Question #106: We have "high hopes" you'll get this one. Which Dickens book was parodied on the TV series "South Park," complete with an introduction by Malcolm McDowell?
Trivia Question #107: Which planet's features are all named after women?
Trivia Question #108: Kimberlee Kramer, 32, claimed to be 19 to write for what TV series?
Trivia Question #109: What "Vanity Fair" author impressed Victorians when his brain turned out to weigh 58 oz., 8 more than average?
Trivia Question #110: Lake Ladoga is which continent's largest freshwater lake?
Trivia Question #111: The flomeruli and hilum are parts of the:
Trivia Question #112: What does "vis-a-vis" literally mean in French?
Trivia Question #113: In 1506, Pope Julius II asked the cantons of Zurich and Lucerne for sometime that is still at the Vatican. What?
Trivia Question #114: How many countries have names that end in the suffix "stan"?
Trivia Question #115: Ribbons, feathers and rosettes on hats are called:
Trivia Question #116: Fonzie's cousin and Ritchie's sister were spun off to what TV series of their own?
Trivia Question #117: The Brady Bunch lived at 4222 Clinton Way in a suburb of what city?
Trivia Question #118: In the 1970s TV commercials, John Houseman and Leo McKern told us that at Smith Barney they "make money the old-fashioned way." How?
Trivia Question #119: Once called the love apple, this plant is native to the New World:
Trivia Question #120: Which type of soil is a "young" soil?
Trivia Question #121: Once found in the pseudo-nation of Transkei, the Xhosa now live in what country?
Trivia Question #122: Ironically, while filming a movie called "The Beach," who had to scramble for safety off of a sinking boat?
Trivia Question #123: Who wrote: "A fair request should be followed by the deed in silence."
Trivia Question #124: In a 1998 movie, what kind of insect do Woody Allen, Sylvester Stallone and Sharon Stone play?
Trivia Question #125: What southern state has the home towns of Possum Grapes & Evening Shade?
Trivia Question #126: What was Cape Canaveral called between 1963 and 1973?
Trivia Question #127: This dish is a broiled beef tenderloin covered with a Bearnaise sauce:
Trivia Question #128: If New York City wins the 2012 Summer Olympics, what country's athletes will be first to march into the stadium during the opening ceremonies?
Trivia Question #129: Which country has the greatest number of urban areas with more than a million inhabitants?
Trivia Question #130: The Greeks called it Hesperides, but Benghazi was also Britain's local capital when they took which country from the Italians?
Trivia Question #131: What Christmas movie had such a poor response at the box office that it bankrupted Frank Capra's film company?
Trivia Question #132: What is the capital of Serbia/Montenegro (Yugoslavia)?
Trivia Question #133: Old-fashioned rock candy is made from:
Trivia Question #134: Who said architecture is "the will of an epoch translated into space" and designed Chicago's Federal Center?
Trivia Question #135: How long will the sun continue to shine, based on the fuel it has available?
Trivia Question #136: Which of these characters does not appear in the works of Lewis Carroll?
Trivia Question #137: Who died under mysterious circumstances after vanishing from the Lady Ghislaine off the Canary Islands?
Trivia Question #138: Why did the band drop the "a" in lead when naming Led Zeppelin?
Trivia Question #139: In 2001, New Orleans International Airport was renamed for what local jazz giant?
Trivia Question #140: Near the mouth of which river would you find the lowest population density?
Trivia Question #141: Which state borders the most Canadian provinces?
Trivia Question #142: In what war did a submarine first sink an enemy ship?
Trivia Question #143: How long do you cook a 3 minute egg?
Trivia Question #144: What was legendary Led Zeppelin bassist, keyboard, and arranger John Paul Jones's birth name?
Trivia Question #145: In Britain, this show was hosted by Clive Anderson. Who hosted it in the United States?
Trivia Question #146: Of which art was Louis Brabant the first known practitioner?
Trivia Question #147: What color is the daytime sky on Mercury?
Trivia Question #148: If your pompous friend says that he "just loved the Uffizi Gallery in Firenze," where has he been?
Trivia Question #149: Which country does not border the Red Sea?
Trivia Question #150: How many rooms are there in America's White House?
Trivia Question #151: Who wrote a spy novel about the identity of Jason Bourne, an amnesiac being chased by assassins?
Trivia Question #152: In 2001, what boy band announced plans to start a line of clothing for skateboarders called Fu Man Skeeto?
Trivia Question #153: Where would you find cementum, which can be used to tell how old you are?
Trivia Question #154: Pick the musical term for "Animated":
Trivia Question #155: Which city is on the site of Fort Baker, built by the United States Army in 1864?
Trivia Question #156: In 2001, who or what was J. Lo?
Trivia Question #157: Where and when did Albert Camus live?
Trivia Question #158: A huppa is a kind of canopy. When would a Jew most likely encounter it?
Trivia Question #159: Peter and Gordon didn't write "A World Without Love," but they did have a hit with it. Who did write it?
Trivia Question #160: Who was the author of the book "Crime and Punishment"?
Trivia Question #161: The Doges' Palace is at the eastern end of which city's Saint Mark's Square?
Trivia Question #162: Where are the Berbers from?
Trivia Question #163: What former TV writer won an Oscar for the screenplay for "Network"?
Trivia Question #164: What was the name of The Band before it became The Band?
Trivia Question #165: Who has a theory, law, or rule about the exact position and speed of subatomic particles?
Trivia Question #166: What -- or who -- are Stilton, Cambozola and Emmenthal?
Trivia Question #167: How many passengers were aboard the Mayflower?
Trivia Question #168: Which female writer used the pseudonym of Mary Westmacott?
Trivia Question #169: Who wrote: "We ought to dance with rapture that we might be alive - and part of the living, incarnate cosmos."
Trivia Question #170: Pick the musical term for "Grace":
Trivia Question #171: What was William Tell's nationality?
Trivia Question #172: The first successful collaboration between George and Ira Gershwin was the musical:
Trivia Question #173: Which of these people has never, as of 2002, played King Mongkut?
Trivia Question #174: Edward Bulwer-Lytton wrote, "Beneath the rule of men entirely great / The pen is mightier than ..." what?
Trivia Question #175: What is the name of the place where two streams meet?
Trivia Question #176: In 1996, who received a Doctorate of Amphibious Letters when he gave the commencement address at New York's Southampton College?
Trivia Question #177: Two of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Temple of Artemis at Ephesus and the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus, were built in what present-day country?
Trivia Question #178: Who was "Turning Japanese"?
Trivia Question #179: In baseball, what happens if a hit ball bounces off the foul pole and into the field?
Trivia Question #180: Liberals love the First Amendment. What gun-protecting amendment do conservatives love?
Trivia Question #181: Mount Massis is believed to be Mount Ararat, where Noah's ark ended up. If so, in what modern-day place would Noah have found himself?
Trivia Question #182: The Las Meninas piece was painted by
Trivia Question #183: What's the only country in the Middle East that does not have a desert? ?
Trivia Question #184: What is the capital of Saskatchewan?
Trivia Question #185: What superhero's enemies included Star Sapphire and Sinestro?
Trivia Question #186: What state is that quiet little podunk white-trash mountain town called South Park in?
Trivia Question #187: What midwestern city was the setting of "Happy Days" and, for the most part, "Laverne and Shirley"?
Trivia Question #188: Pick the musical term for "Slow and stately":
Trivia Question #189: Called the Red Devils, what famous soccer team plays its home games at a stadium called Old Trafford?
Trivia Question #190: In the five Rocky movies, how many actual boxing matches does he lose?
Trivia Question #191: Frank Harris and Anais Nin are writers known for their:
Trivia Question #192: What was the address of the Monkees' pad in their TV series, "The Monkees"?
Trivia Question #193: In Christian folklore, which devil is responsible for tempting us with luxury and wantonness?
Trivia Question #194: Which color flame burns hottest?
Trivia Question #195: What are cherry stones?
Trivia Question #196: How fast did the bus in the movie "Speed" need to go in order not to blow up?
Trivia Question #197: This is a fine mess. Which comedy team used Marvin Hatley's "The Cuckoo Song" as its theme?
Trivia Question #198: All are carnivores except:
Trivia Question #199: Just two weeks after being paroled, author Jack Henry Abbott stabbed a waiter to death for a minor slight. What author of a book on Gary Gilmore helped parole Abbott?
Trivia Question #200: Which of these warships is usually the smallest?
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