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In the U.S., how many tablespoons are in a cup?
16
The Philippines was named in 1543 after Prince Philip II of what country?
Spain
Edmond Dantés is a fictional character better known by what name?
The Count of Monte Cristo
A martini made with pearl onions instead of olives is usually called a what?
Gibson
What mythical hero's mother tried to make him invulnerable by dipping him in the river Styx?
Achilles
What TV journalist assisted President Nixon in the writing of his memoirs in the 1970s?
Diane Sawyer
What U.S. Institution is nicknamed the "Nation's Attic"?
Smithsonian Institution
What country's capital, Dakar, is the westernmost point in Africa?
Senegal
The Allied invasion of Normandy on D-Day had the code name "Operation" what?
Overlord
Daniel Handler writes the children's book series "A Series of Unfortuante Events" under what pen name?
Lemony Snicket
In the 2002 movie "Minority Report," Tim Cruise's character has what body part surgically replaced?
Eyes
On the children's TV series "Sesame Street," Bert collects which of the following objects?
Bottle caps
Patagonian toothfish is served in restaurants under which of these menu-friendly names?
Chilean sea bass
What planet is known as Earth's sister planet due to its similarity in size and mass?
Venus
What pasta's name means "little worms" in Italian?
Vermicelli
On the human body, "cilia" is another word for which of these body parts?
Eyelashes
What U.S. city has hosted the most Super Bowl games?
New Orleans
The shofar is a ceremonial horn used during holidays in what religion?
Judaism
Launched in 2000, "truth" is a youth advertising campaign devoted to educating people about what?
Tobacco
In his pro-independence pamphlet "The Crisis," who wrote, "These are the times that try men's souls"?
Thomas Paine
What classic television character has sisters named Heidi and Double?
Howdy Doody
On the Apollo 13 mission, which of these astronauts said, "Houston, we have a problem"?
Jim Lovell
Sculptor Frederic Bartholdi is famous for designing which of the following?
Statue of Liberty
The symbol for the Euro resembles what capital letter with two horizontal lines through it?
C
Flokati and kilim are popular types of what home furnishing?
Rugs
By definition, a holographic will is which of the following?
Handwritten
The Curie is a unit that measures intensity of what?
Radioactivity
What Ivy League school is nicknamed "The Big Green"?
Dartmouth
In baseball lingo, which of the following is a "tater"?
Home run
How many basic positions of the feet are there in traditional ballet?
Five
California entrepreneur Gary Dahl became a millionaire when he introduced what 1970 fad?
Pet rocks
What kind of architectural feature is a campanile?
Bell tower
On the TV seres "The Golden Girls," Rose often reminisces about life in what Minnesota town?
St. Olaf
Doctors write what abbreviation on prescriptions to keep them from being filled generically?
DAW
Richard Nixon's pet dog Checkers was what breed?
Cocker spaniel
First published in 1827, Baedeker books specialize in providing information about what?
Travel
Famous for his TV appearances, naturalist Jack Hanna was the longtime director of what city's zoo?
Columbus, OH
A person with a deviated septum is most likely to have problems doing which of the following?
Breathing
In the 1980 movie "Caddyshack," Bill Murray's character obsessively battles what animal on the golf course?
Gopher
Introduced in 1947, the Marshall Plan's main goal was to promote economic recovery where?
Europe
The carotid arteries bring blood to which of these parts of the human body?
Head
What was the world's tallest man-made structure for over 43 centuries?
Pyramid at Giza
Buddy, the first Seeing Eye dog, was what breed of dog?
German shepherd
In musical notation, a sharp resembles what computer keyboard symbol?
Pound sign
According to a 1965 Bob Dylan song, "You don't need a weatherman to know which way the" what?
Wind blows
In her 1999 self-help bestseller, Suze Orman discussed "The Courage To Be" what?
Rich
In 2002, what actor co-founded New York City's Tribeca Film Festival?
Robert DeNiro
What empire's "Hanging Gardens" are considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?
Babylonian
Which of these people did not sing on the 1985 single "That's What Friends Are For"?
Diana Ross
Which of these colors does not appear on the national flag of Italy?
Gold
In the 1972 movie "The Poseidon Adventure," a cruise ship capsizes after it is struck by a what?
Tidal wave
Electronic sensors are used to determine the score in which of these sports?
Fencing
Soccer announcer Andrés Cantor is well-known for yelling what when a player scores?
GOOOOOAL!
A popular site for pilgrimages, the Wailing Wall is located in what city?
Jerusalem
Built in 1989, a giant glass pyramid serves as the entrance for what famous tourist attraction?
Louvre Museum
What is the highest whole number used in the Dewey Decimal System of book classification?
999
The 2002 bestseller "Find Me" is what TV personality's memoir?
Rosie O’Donnell
In the 1850 novel "The Scarlet Letter," what is the name of Hester Prynne's daughter?
Pearl
What novel's first line begins "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times"?
A Tale of Two Cities
On the TV series "M*A*S*H," what was the real first and middle name of "Hawkeye" Pierce?
Benjamin Franklin
The 1986 movie "The Color of Money" is a sequel to what other Paul Newman film?
The Hustler
Before they hit it big, the Beatles replaced band member Pete Best with whom?
Ringo Starr
In the 1972 movie "The Godfather," one mobster tells another, "Leave the gun. Take the" what?
Cannoli
The interior of a fiber optic cable is usually made out of what substance?
Glass
The Edgar Awards are given annually for excellence in what genre of writing?
Mystery
What animal is mentioned in the opening lines of the classic song "Mack the Knife"?
Shark
The U.S. Military Academy at West Point is located in what U.S. state?
New York
On the South American continent, Brazil borders every country except Ecuador and what?
Chile
Most of the over 800 known Dead Sea Scrolls are written in what language?
Hebrew
Chitlins, a specialty in the southern U.S., are made from the small intestines of what animal?
Pig
The Sandinista National Liberation Front gained control of what nation's government in 1979?
Nicaragua
What is the title of the 2002 #1 bestseller that satirizes the lives of wealthy New Yorkers?
The Nanny Diaries
In 2002, what author's novel "Sula" was the 46th and final pick of Oprah Winfrey's monthly book club?
Toni Morrison
Purdue University is one of the largest public universities in what state?
Indiana
The wombat is a burrowing animal native to what continent?
Australia
In 1999, the Zapatista Army of National Liberation led a bloody uprising in what country?
Mexico
Introduced by infomercial legend Ron Popeil, GLH Formula Number 9 offers a solution to what problem?
Thinning Hair
In 1995, Air Force pilot Scott O'Grady was rescued six days after being shot down over what country?
Bosnia
Since 1960, Nina and Tim Zagat have published burgundy colored guides reviewing what?
Restaurants
American tycoon Andre Carnegie made his fortune in what industry?
Steel
Anna Nicole Smith became a household name after she was featured in 1992 ads for what company?
Guess
What Broadway musical features the song "Food, Glorious Food"?
Oliver!
What is the last name of TV relationship guru Dr. Phil?
McGraw
On the TV series "The Simpsons", what is Homer's favorite brand of beer?
Duff
What is the first element on the periodic table?
Hydrogen
Martin Luther King Jr. was born in what U.S. city?
Atlanta, GA
"Waltz of the Flowers" is a dance from what famous ballet?
The Nutcracker
Australian budgies are a popular kind of what bird?
Parakeet
What city's subway system is nicknamed the "T"?
Boston
In 1900, a popular uprising known as the Boxer Rebellion was sweeping through what country?
China
Which of the following is most likely to be named with an ISBN code?
Paperback Book
According to legend, which of these creatures wail loudly to warn of someones impending death?
Banshees
What retail chain's "Rollback" program paints out lower prices with a smiley face character?
Wal-Mart
Who was the only U.S. President to be sworn into office by a woman?
Lyndon Johnson
Pachinko is a Japanese gambling game that closely resembles which of the following?
Pinball
Because of the animal it depicts, the Canadian one-dollar coin is nicknamed the what?
Loonie
"The Watchtower" is an official publication of what religious group?
Jehovah’s Witness
In the music industry, the abbreviation "A & R stands for "Artists and" what?
Repertoire
Issued from 1975-76, the bicentennial quarter featured what image on its back?
Drummer
One liter of water weighs approximately how many kilograms?
1
What does the "T" stand for in the police term "SWAT"?
Tactics
Cerulean is a shade of what color?
Blue
The winner of what famous race traditionally drinks milk to celebrate victory?
Indianapolis 500
The Hoover Dam is located on the border of Arizona and what other US state?
Nevada
What actress and former Miss Ohio USA was first runnerup in the 1986 Miss USA Pageant?
Halle Berry
A common type of what tool features a "ball peen" at one end?
Hammer
Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of what Internet company?
Amazon.com
Which of these countries lies partly in Europe and partly in Asia?
Russia
What is the literal translation of the French phrase "carte blanche"?
White card
What brand of tire takes its name from the name of the American inventor of vulcanized rubber?
Goodyear
Oktoberfest is a famous beer festival held each year in what German city?
Munich
Semaphore is a system of communication using which of the following?
Flags
What food industry was responsible for the popular "It's what's for dinner" ad campaign?
Beef
What was the relationship of fashion designer Donatelli Versace to the late Gianni Versace?
Sister
On the TV series "Little House on the Prairie", Laura grows up to become a what?
School teacher
A popular Italian treat, a granita, is a type of what?
Flavored ice
What is the title of the 1979 Sugarhill Gang song that is often considered to be rap's first hit single?
Rapper’s Delight
An Eternal Flame marks the grave of what U.S. president?
John F. Kennedy
Used to describe a mind with no preconceptions, the Latin phrase "tabula rasa" means what?
Clean slate
In a 2002 Blockbuster ad campaign, the dancing duo Carl and Ray are what kind of animals?
Rabbit and guinea pig
The last episode of "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" featured what star mowing the lawn and bringing Rosie a drink?
Tom Cruise
During Operation Frequent Wind, the U.S. evacuated thousands of people by helicopter from what city?
Saigon
Sapporo is a major city in what country?
Japan
Since 1973, FedEx headquarters have been located in what U.S. city?
Memphis
Ginsu knife TV ads claimed it could cut through tough objects and still slice a what paper thin?
Tomato
In its ads, what automobile maker claims to produce "the ultimate driving machine"?
BMW
On the TV series "Bosom Buddies," Kip and Henry pose as two women named what?
Hildegarde and Buffy
At the start of a game of chess, the only pieces that can be moved are pawns and what?
Knights
Yeast causes bread to rise by producing what gas?
Carbon Dioxide
In 1952 Amy Vanderbilt published a classic book on what subject?
Etiquette
What is the English translation of the Latin phrase "Mea Culpa"?
Through My Fault
On their TV cartoon series, the Smurfs live in houses built of what?
Mushrooms
Which of these spices comes from the bark of a tree?
Cinnamon
In the cartoon "Dennis the Menace", what is the first name of Dennis's grumpy neighbor, Mr. Wilson?
George
The tarsus bones are located in which of these parts of the body?
Foot
In 1993, Republican advisor Mary Matalin married what noted Democratic political consultant?
James Carville
The word "cul-de-sac" comes from a French phrase that literally means what?
Bottom of the bag
"El Canal del Tiempo" is the Spanish-language version of what cable channel?
The Weather Channel
In the 1984 movie "The Flamingo Kid," what type of establishment is the El Flamingo?
Beach club
What U.S. president famously declared that he felt as "strong as a bull moose"?
Theodore Roosevelt
The Second Amendment to the US Constitution guarantees which of these rights?
Right to bear arms
In the movie "Back to the Future", what does Marty's mom think his name is when they meet in 1955?
Calvin
What element's name comes from the Greek word for "sun"?
Helium
Bud Selig is the commissioner of what sport's professional league?
Baseball
A popular version of the Bible, published in 1611, was commissioned by what English king?
James I
Who wrote the influential text "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations"?
Adam Smith
Usually weighing between six and ten pounds, what is the body's heaviest organ?
Skin
What restaurant chain's slogan promises, "When you're here, you're Family”?
Olive Garden
Which of the following has not yet been the subject of a documentary by filmmaker Ken Burns?
Television
Which of the following birds is not named for the sound that it makes?
Robin
James Joyce's novel "Ulysses" is loosely based on what classic work?
The Odyssey
The 2002 documentary "Dogtown and Z-Boys" chronicles the early days of what US subculture?
Skateboarding
Before he was expelled in 2002, James Traficant was a 9-term congressman from what US state?
Ohio
The Pyrenees mountains form the border between France and what other country?
Spain
Founded in 1926 by Hugh Gernsback, Amazing Stories magazine was devoted to what genre of fiction?
Science fiction
Each state is represented by at least how many members of the US Congress?
3
What teen movie features a girl whose stories often begin, "One time, at band camp ..."?
American Pie
The title of the 1991 song "Smells Like Teen Spirit" refers to an actual brand of what?
Deodorant
On the TV series "Felicity", the title character works at what coffeeshop?
Dean & DeLuca
The patron saint of skiers and mountain climbers is named what?
Bernard
An ellipsis is a punctuation mark that usually consists of how many dots?
3
What band's classic rock song features the lines "Pleased to meet you. Hope you guess my name"?
The Rolling Stones
What famous painter is a character in the 2001 movie "Moulin Rouge"?
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
George C. Marshall, author of the Marshall Plan, was Secretary of State under what US president?
Harry Truman
Since 1996, the outspoken Willie L. Brown Jr. has been mayor of what US city?
San Francisco
The Adirondack Mountains are in the northeast region of what US state?
New York
Hans Christian Andersen is the author of which of these famous fairy tales?
The Ugly Duckling
In 1991, Croatia declared its independence from what country?
Yugoslavia
The Khmer Rouge, an infamous political group, seized control of what country in the 1970s?
Cambodia
Whose cameo in the 1996 movie "The First Wives Club" features the line "Don't get mad. Get everything"?
Ivana Trump
Musicians Jimmy Page and Robert Plant were members of which of these famous rock and roll bands?
Led Zeppelin
In the game of chess, which of these pieces is never able to move diagonally?
Rook
Introduced as a "ready-to-serve" drink in 1950, Hawaiian Punch's original flavor is now called what?
Fruit Juicy Red
Macular degeneration is a problem affecting what part of the body?
Eyes
Richard Russo won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize for his novel set in what fictional New England town?
Empire Falls
According to a famous Noel Coward song, only "mad dogs and" who "go out in the midday sun"?
Englishmen
Independent movie director John Waters has set all of his feature films in what city?
Baltimore
Introduced in 1982, Teva is a popular brand of what?
Sandal
What is the name of the killer whale that starred in the 1993 movie "Free Willy"?
Keiko
In French, what vegetable is called "pomme de terre", meaning "apple of the earth"?
Potato
In 2002, what credit card company released a small "2GO" card that attaches to a key chain?
Discover
At the end of the story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", Ichabod Crane's hat is found lying next to a what?
Shattered pumpkin
Ceviche is a Latin American appetizer that usually features what main ingredient?
Seafood
In the 1989 movie "When Harry Met Sally", Harry and Sally sing a show tune from what musical?
Oklahoma!
A program called the "Fourteen Points" was the basis for the peace settlement that ended what war?
World War I
What is the name of the People magazine section that reviews movies, music, books and television?
Picks & Pans
What popular 1980s movie features the memorable line "Nobody puts Baby in a corner"?
Dirty Dancing
Which of these settings is most likely to be described as sylvan?
Forest
What is the fourth closest planet to the sun?
Mars
In 1835, Madame Tussaud opened a famous wax museum in what European city?
London
What does the "M" stand for in the computer abbreviation "CD-ROM"?
Memory
"Shinto", a word meaning "the way of the gods", is the name for an ancient religion of what country?
Japan
Legendary gunslinger William H. Bonney is better known by what nickname?
Billy the Kid
Charlie Chaplin's classic film character, the Little Tramp, wore what type of hat?
Derby
Payola is a type of illegal payment typically associated with what industry?
Radio
In 2001, the Boeing aircraft company relocated its world headquarters to what Midwestern city?
Chicago
In the 1957 movie "An Affair to Remember", a romantic meeting is planned atop what landmark?
Empire State Building
Industrialist John D. Rockefeller co-founded what Company?
Standard Oil
The 2002 bestseller "You Cannot Be Serious" is the autobiography of what former pro athlete?
John McEnroe
Which of these famous painters was Spanish?
Pablo Picasso
The largest ocean in terms of area is what?
Pacific
In the 1988 movie "Rain Man" Raymond insists on buying his underwear from what retailer?
K-Mart
In the US version of the board game Clue, Mrs. Peacock is represented by what color token?
Blue
Which city is west of the Mississippi River?
Little Rock
On the TV Series "M*A*S*H", what is "Hot Lips" Houlihan's first name?
Margaret
“Made in Great Britain" appears on the packaging of what popular mint?
Altoids
Anti-Terrorist agent Jack Bauer is a hero of what TV Drama?
24
A capo is a device to adjust the pitch on what instrument?
Guitar
A long-running TV ad featured coffee secretly replaced by what product?
Folgers
What former "Charlie’s Angel" TV star has had her own clothing line at K-Mart since 1985?
Jaclyn Smith
What web site scooped traditional news sources in breaking the Monica Lewinsky scandal in 1998?
The Drudge Report
Since 1902, the 3M Company has been based in what "M" state?
Minnesota
The Roman god Janus, for which January is named, has what unusual feature?
Two faces
A long running National Public Radio Show is titled "All Things" what?
Considered
Bronze, White Holland, and Bourbon Red are varieties of what animal?
Turkey
The head chef of a restaurant is often assisted by a person with what title?
Sous-chef
All Nobel Prizes except for the peace prize are awarded in what European city?
Stockholm
In 1998, 77-year-old John Glenn traveled in space while serving as a US Senator from what state?
Ohio
Founded in 1994, Old Navy is a division of what clothing retailer?
Gap Inc.
In 1804, Rhode Island College honored a $5,000 donation by changing its name to what?
Brown University
In the 1984 election, Ronald Reagan won the electoral vote in every state but which?
Minnesota
Which of these European capitals is built on top of seven hills?
Rome
What TV show featured an audience of children known as the Peanut Gallery?
Howdy Doody
In 1927 Charles Lindbergh made history when he made his non stop solo flight from the U.S. to what European city?
Paris
The Rudyard Kipling story "Rikki Tikki Tavi" is set in what country?
India
Berlitz schools specialize in teaching what?
Foreign Languages
Lake Victoria, the second largest freshwater lake in the world, feeds into which of these rivers?
Nile
Residents of what U.S. state are known as "Jayhawkers"?
Kansas
The musical "Oklahoma" features a character who sings "I'm just a girl who can't say" what?
No
In 1973, Spiro Agnew resigned as US Vice President after being charged with what crime?
Tax Evasion
Which of these ecological regions often has dense thickets of evergreen trees and shrubs?
Chaparral
"Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life, son" is a line from what movie?
Animal House
In the musical "The Phantom of the Opera" the Phantom falls in love with a soprano named what?
Christine
Which of these sports is an event at the Winter Olympics?
Biathlon
"Telenovela" is a Spanish word for what kind of TV show?
Soap Opera
The sinking of the Lusitania Ocean Liner hastened the U.S. entry into what war?
World War I
Who was Bob Dole's running mate in the 1996 presidential election?
Jack Kemp
In the comic strip "Doonesbury," Vice President Dan Quayle was often depicted as a floating what?
Feather
Which of these desserts became popular after its recipe was published in the Girl Scout handbook in 1927?
'Smores
Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear" is a painting by what famous artist?
Vincent van Gogh
Which of the following is most likely to have a macadam surface?
Road
Whose ads used to claim, "we do more before 9:00 a.m. than most people do all day"?
US Army
In 1885, what world leader commissioned Peter Carl Fabergé to create his famed jeweled eggs?
Czar Alexander III
"Gâteau" is the French word for what food?
Cake
In 1978, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin won the Nobel Peace Prize with what Middle Eastern leader?
Anwar Sadat
If it is 4 pm in Boston, Massachusetts, what time is it in Anchorage, Alaska?
Noon
What is another name for the poisonous snake known as the water moccasin?
Cottonmouth
A full-term human pregnancy typically lasts how many weeks?
40
Which of the Great Lakes is farthest East?
Ontario
In the 50 States Quarters Program, what State quarter features the Motto "Birthplace of Aviation Pioneers"?
Ohio
A spelunker is a person who does what as a hobby?
Explores caves
The logo for FTD features what Roman god holding a bouquet of flowers?
Mercury
The 1950's TV series "The Mickey Mouse Club "always started with a cartoon of Donald Duck doing what?
Striking a gong
A California Roll is a popular form of sushi that traditionally contains which of the following?
Avocado
Travelers usually use iodine tablets for what purpose?
Purify water
On the TV series "The Golden Girls," who often begins her stories with the line "Picture it. Sicily"?
Sophia
What satirical novel features a character named "Major Major Major"?
Catch 22
Which of these cities is located where the Kansas and Missouri rivers meet?
Kansas City
Often found in health clubs, an 'erg' machine simulates which of the following?
Rowing a boat
What teen singer,often called an "anti-Britney" is known for her hits "Sk8ter Boi" and "Complicated"?
Avril Lavigne
The phrase "10,000 Lakes" appears on the license plates of what U.S. state?
Minnesota
The Old West word "buckaroo" comes from a Spanish word meaning what?
Cowboy
In the 1970's what comedian often sported a white suit and played the banjo as part of his act?
Steve Martin
A classic World War I era song, advises you to "pack up your troubles in your old kit bag and" what?
Smile, smile, smile
The word "teriyaki" is derived from two Japanese words meaning which of the following?
Glaze and broil
What former First Lady's autobiography is titled "First Lady From Plains"?
Rosalynn Carter
What is the name of the 1990s TV spokesperson better known as "The Snapple Lady"?
Wendy
What televangelist is the long-time host of the TV program "The 700 Club"?
Pat Robertson
What event provides the setting for the opening scenes of the 1972 movie "The Godfather"?
Wedding reception
Steve Jobs is the co-founder and CEO of what company?
Apple
What famous performer's epitaph reads, "Everybody loves somebody sometime"?
Dean Martin
In the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, Frodo Baggins is what kind of creature?
Hobbit
Hepatitis is a disease that causes the inflammation of what organ?
Liver
What 20th-century dicatator was nicknamed "Papa Doc"?
Francois Duvalier
Which of these pieces of advice is not given in the song "Santa Claus is Comin' to Town"?
You better not lie
The saying "catch the crumbs" is meant to remind you how to wear what piece of clothing?
Cummerbund
In 2002, the E Network debuted a show about the daily life of who?
Anna Nicole Smith
Comic strip character Beetle Bailey is in what branch of the military?
Army
What kind of animals are the cartoon duo Heckle and Jeckle?
Magpies
After 18 years of exile, Juan Peron was re-elected president of which country in 1973?
Argentina
What would NOT be treated by an otolaryngologist?
Eye
What classic novel is subtitled "Life Among the Lowly"?
Uncle Tom's Cabin
On the TV series “Laugh-In,” Arte Johnson’s German soldier was best known for saying what?
Very interesting
Members of the Guardian Angels traditionally wear what distinctive piece of clothing?
Red beret
The MTV series "Cribs" give viewers an inside look at what?
Celebrity Homes
1970's TV Detective Kojack favored what brand of lollipop?
Tootsie Pop
Beacon Hill is an historic neighborhood in which of these U.S. cities?
Boston
Known for its poison bite the mamba is what kind of animal?
Snake
The classic TV series "Star Trek" is set in what century?
23rd
In the children's poem, "The Owl and the Pussycat", what color is the boat they take to sea?
Pea-green
What 1960s TV sitcom was based on a series of cartoons that appeared in The New Yorker magazine?
The Addams Family
Named for their resemblance to a hand, the Finger Lakes are located in what U.S. state?
New York
What TV teen has a good friend nicknamed Cockroach?
Theo Huxtable
Used to thicken sauces and soups, a roux is a mixture of fat and what?
Flour
The 1997 movie "In and Out" was inspired by what actor's Academy Award acceptance speech?
Tom Hanks
What former first lady served as a member of the U.S. delegation to the United Nations?
Eleanor Roosevelt
What State Capitol is irreverently known as "the Big Tomato"?
Sacramento
In the 1950's Jonas Salk developed the first successful vaccine for what disease?
Polio
The tropical island Bali is a part of what Southeast Asian country?
Indonesia
The French Open is played on tennis courts with what surface?
Clay
The capital of which of these U.S. states is named after Christopher Columbus?
South Carolina
The line "But there is no joy in Mudville" is from what famous poem?
Casey at the Bat
In the 2002 movie "Red Dragon," Edward Norton's character tracks a criminal with what nickname?
The Tooth Fairy
Switzerland does not border which of these countries?
Belgium
What TV personality wrote the 1999 self help book "Beauty fades, Dumb is Forever"?
Judge Judy
For over 45 years, DuPont used the slogan "Better Things For Better Living Through..." what?
Chemistry
What Broadway musical revolves around life at the decadent Kit Kat Club?
Caberet
Because it joined the Union in 1876, what state is nicknamed "The Centennial State"?
Colorado
Since 1990, the annual Academy Awards ceremony has taken place in what month?
March
What state's WNBA team is named the Starzz?
Utah
Which of these household appliances is most likely to feature a HEPA filter?
Vacuum cleaner
On a movie set the craft service department is usually in charge of what?
Food
What political pundit published the 1992 bestseller "The Way Things Ought to Be."
Rush Limbaugh
James Joyce's semi-autobiographical novel is titled "A portrait of the artist as a" what?
Young Man
Parris Island is the East Coast basic training site of what U.S. military branch?
Marines
What English king was nicknamed the "Lion-Hearted"?
Richard I
In sports, a 'screwball' is a type of what?
Baseball pitch
The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, the tallest in the nation, lights up the coast of what U.S. state?
North Carolina
Established in 1941, the United Service Organization provides entertainment to what group?
U.S. Military
A gerund is a kind of noun that has what ending?
-ing
What is the largest Starbucks Coffee size?
Venti
In 1986 what media mogul caused a stir when he released a list of over 100 films he planned to colorize?
Ted Turner
Charles Darwin’s landmark book on evolution is titled "Origin of" what?
Species
What U.S. state's history of mining has earned it the nickname "The Silver State"?
Nevada
In what year did Hawaii, the nation's 50th state, join the Union?
1959
Beef Brisket is obtained from what part of a cow?
Breast
Archduke Francis Ferdinand whose assassination helped to spark WWI was the heir to what Empire’s throne?
Austro-Hungarian
In the 1989 film “Do The Right Thing”, a riot begins after a trash can is thrown through the front window of a what?
Pizzeria
What is the maximum number of players who can play in a game of Chinese Checkers?
6
The 1979 Vietnam War movie Apocalypse Now is based on a novella by what author?
Joseph Conrad
In 1989 who did Time magazine name Man of the Decade?
Mikhail Gorbachev
Glacier National Park consists of over 1 million acres of land in what US state?
Montana
On the TV series "Sex and the City," which main character is a lawyer?
Miranda
On the TV series "The Bernie Mac Show," what is the title character's profession?
Stand-up comedian
The Suwannee River, made famous by a Stephen Foster song, runs through which of these U.S. states?
Florida
Which of these animals is also known as a silvertip?
Grizzly Bear
Famous for its circular shape, NYC's Guggenheim Museum was designed by what architect?
Frank Lloyd Wright
Alexander graham Bell's famous first words into a telephone were "Watson, Come Here" what?
I want you
Marcel Duchamp shocked the art world with his 1912 painting titled "Nude Descending a" what?
Staircase
What is the national capital of Canada?
Ottawa
Who served as U.S. Vice President under President Dwight D. Eisenhower?
Richard Nixon
What TV comedian's signature sign-off was "Good night, Mrs. Calabash, wherever you are"?
Jimmy Durante
What does the "E" stand for in the Disney acronym "EPCOT"?
Experimental
AMF is a company that specializes in making equipment for which of these sports?
Bowling
In 1898, Theodore Roosevelt led a daring charge up San Juan Hill in what country?
Cuba
Traditional Italian balsamic vinegar is made from the juice of what food?
Grapes
In 1975, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis began a 19-year career as a what?
Book editor
How many inches in diameter is a standard compact disc?
4.75
The word "discotheque" comes from a French word meaning what?
Record library
"That frosty mug taste" was a popular advertising slogan for what brand of soda?
A&W Root Beer
What TV personality wrote the 1998 autobiography "For Laughing Out Loud"?
Ed McMahon
The fabled Hope Diamond is set in what type of jewelry?
Necklace
In the 1960s, Vince Lombardi won five NFL championships as coach of what team?
Green Bay Packers
Since 1946, what slogan as appeared on the cover of Highlights for Children magazine?
Fun with a Purpose
Also known as "frown muscles," the corrugator muscles are where on the human face?
Forehead
Garrison Keillor's fictional hometown, Lake Wobegon, is located in what state?
Minnesota
In the 2002 movie "Men In Black II," a magazine ad prompts an alien to take the form of what?
Victoria’s Secret model
What cosmetic brand's ads feature the slogan "easy, breezy, beautiful"?
Cover Girl
In the 1988 movie "Big," which of these songs does Tom Hanks' character play on a giant piano keyboard?
Heart and Soul
What playwright was married to Marilyn Monroe in the 1950s?
Arthur Miller
Hydrophobia is another name for what disease?
Rabies
Doctors use a patch test to determine a patient's what?
Allergies
Bay Area Rapid Transit is a rail system serving what metropolitan area?
San Francisco
What is the name for the youngest members of the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.?
Daisies
What was the first name of the man who created Webster's Dictionary?
Noah
Anthracite is a highly pure form of what substance?
Coal
In the novel "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," the gum-chewing Violet turns into a giant what?
Blueberry
Which of these "nuts" is actually a legume?
Peanut
What layer of the Earth's atmosphere is farthest from its surface?
Exosphere
In Greek Mythology, what monster lived in the center of the labyrinth?
Minotaur
"Ursus arctos horribilis" is the scientific name for what kind of bear?
Grizzly Bear
What restaurant chain offers a signature meal called the Rooty Tooty Fresh 'N Fruity?
IHOP
"Crack that whip!" is the first line of a 1980 hit by what New Wave band?
Devo
What legal term is used to describe a person who acts as his own lawyer in court?
Pro se
The Latin abbreviation "QED" is most likely to be used in which of the following?
Mathematical proof
Who is the most recently appointed justice on the U.S. Supreme Court?
Stephen Breyer
According to Parkinson's Law, what "expands so as to fill the time available for its completion"?
Work
What phrase is repeated throughout the chorus of the 1999 song "Mambo No. 5"?
A little bit of
Fandango.com specializes in the sale of what?
Movie tickets
In classical Greek architecture, what type of column is typically the most ornate?
Corinthian
By definition, an apértif is a drink served when?
Before a meal
Meaning "idealistic and impractical," the word "quixotic" comes from a character created by what author?
Miguel de Cervantes
Chicken cordon bleu usually consists of pieces of chicken topped with cheese and what meat?
Ham
The 1979 movie "Quadrophenia" is based on an album by what rock and roll band?
The Who
A portobello is a popular type of what food?
Mushroom
The 2001 Broadway musical "Mamma Mia!" features the music of what group?
ABBA
Thomas Edison's kinetoscope was used to do what?
Watch motion pictures
In 1997, TV personality Oprah Winfrey launched a charity foundation called "Oprah's" what?
Angel Network
The infamous St. Valentine's Day massacre took place in 1929 in what U.S. city?
Chicago
The Yangtze River, the longest river in Asia, is in what country?
China
Omega-3 oils are beneficial fatty acids found in which of the following?
Fish
Drugs known as "beta blockers" are commonly prescribed for which of these conditions?
Hypertension
Tourists flock to what U.S. city in order to experience nightlife on Bourbon Street?
New Orleans
Which of these actors rose to international fame by starring in director Sergio Leone's "spaghetti westerns"?
Clint Eastwood
In the classic board game Monopoly, which of these states does not have a property named after it?
Michigan
On the TV series "Family Ties," what is the name of Mallory's vocabulary-challenged boyfriend?
Nick
A southeastern region of what country lies on the Yucatan Peninsula?
Mexico
An official statement issued by the Pope is called a "papal" what?
Bull
Mount Hood is an extinct volcano located in what western U.S. state?
Oregon
The Ficus elastica is a common houseplant better known by what name?
Rubber plant
About 90% of all avacados in the U.S. are grown in what state?
California
What well-known product has been made on Louisiana's Avery Island since 1868?
Tabasco sauce
Moulin Rouge, the famous Paris dance hall, features what on its roof?
Windmill
In May 2002, what city unveiled a bronze statue of Mary Tyler Moore tossing her hat into the air?
Minneapolis
On the TV series "Bewitched," what is the name of Darrin's boss at the advertising agency?
Larry Tate
What type of wrench has a gauge that shows the amount of force being applied?
Torque
A snickerdoodle is a type of what treat?
Cookie
A classic chldren's book by Crockett Johnson features Harold and his crayon of what color?
Purple
Anne Sullivan was the longtime tutor for what famous American?
Helen Keller
In the human chest, the top seven sets of ribs connect to which of these bones?
Sternum
What is the geometry term for a line that starts at a point and continues indefinitely in one direction?
Ray
The duodenum, jejunum and ileum are the three sections of what organ in the human body?
Small intestine
On the TV show "Happy Days," Mr. Cunningham was a member of what fraternal organization?
The Leopard Lodge
Due to a controversy over nude photos, what state initally sent two women to the 2002 Miss America pageant?
North Carolina
Gruyère is a popular type of what food?
Cheese
In his 1984 hit song, Sammy Hagar complains "I Can't Drive" what?
55
A single term for members of the U.S. House of Representatives lasts how many years?
2
Which of the following is not a trademarked brand name?
Index card
Which of these U.S. cities is located on the shore of Biscayne Bay?
Miami, FL
A traditional pesto sauce is made with what kind of nut?
Pine nut
A popular ad slogan invites people to "Come to Jamaica and" do what?
Feel all right
For the past 50 years, Weber has been a leading brand of what cooking device?
Outdoor Grill
The Hebrew word "shalom" literally means what?
Peace
During the opening of the TV series "The Jetsons" George Jetson's futuristic car folds up into a what?
Briefcase
Low-density lipoproteins, or LDL, transport which of the following throught the bloodstream?
Cholesterol
In 1964, what gas company began a Christmas tradition when it released a toy truck bearing its logo?
Hess
In 1776, what American patriot wrote the pro-independence pamphlet "Common Sense"?
Thomas Paine
The historic Ford Theatre is located in what U.S. city?
Washington, D.C.
In the U.S., which of these street signs is normally shaped like a pentagon?
School Zone
Which of these imaginary lines does not follow a straight path along the Earth's surface?
International Date Line
In 1789, George Washington's presidential inauguration took place in what city?
New York
Microsoft's headquarters are located in what city?
Redmond, WA
A person born on Christmas Day falls under what sign of the Zodiac?
Capricorn
Congressman Tip O'neil was famous for saying "All politics is " what?
Local
In 2002, what TV journalist had a wll-publicized eye-lift before launching her lastest news show?
Greta Van Susteren
The 2002 debut of TV's "Celebrity Boxing" featured a bout between Tonya Harding and whom?
Paula Jones
Which of these Cabinet member positions is first in line for sucession to the U.S. presidency?
Secretary of State
A daguerrotype is an early kind of what?
Photograph
Soft-Shoe is a common form of what type of dance?
Tap
What TV personality is the regular host of the late night talk show "Last Call"?
Carson Daly
Calculus is another name for what dental problem?
Tartar
What TV sitcom features a neighbor named Wilson, who is never seen from the nose down?
Home Improvement
Derived from the Latin word "argentum" Ag is the chemical symbol for what element?
Silver
In the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic books, the turtles are all named after whom?
Renaissance Artists
In a classic episode of "The Cosby Show", the Huxtables hold a funeral for what family pet?
Goldfish
In the "Dennis the Menace" comic strip, Dennis is the object of what girl's affection?
Margaret
The vertical ridges in corduroy material are known as what?
Wales
YM Magazines targets what group of readers?
Don Pardo is the long time annoucer of what TV series?
Saturday Night Live
What fictional East Coast town is the setting for the 1975 movie "Jaws"?
Amity
"Bumbershoot" is a slang word for what everyday item?
Umbrella
Which of these singer-songwriters was the lead vocalist of the band Velvet Underground?
Lou Reed
Which of the following are you most likely to by on orbitz.com?
Airline Tickets
Since 2001, what company's ad campaign has asked consumers to "get the door"?
Domino’s
"Popping" and "locking" are moves in what style of dance?
Break dancing
Which of these colors did not appear on the original Rubik's Cube?
Brown
Which of these acronyms is often used to refer to a married couple with two incomes and no children?
DINK
"Fixer" and "stop bath" chemical solutions are often used to do what?
Develop photos
On the TV series "The Dukes of Hazzard," what are the names of the two main characters?
Bo and Luke
Once known as Dominion Day, July 1st is the national holiday of what country?
Canada
What mammal has the highest blood pressure of all animals?
Giraffe
Where in the house would andirons normally be found?
Fireplace
Brothers Bob and Harvey Weinstein founded what independent film company in 1979?
Miramax Films
People frequently take the hormone melatonin to help them do which of the following?
Fall asleep
Which of these ingredients is traditionally found in a Cobb salad?
Hard-boiled eggs
What TV series uses the Who song "Who Are You" as its theme song?
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
Which of the following animals is not a mollusk?
Eel
Bocce is often described as an Italian version of what game?
Lawn bowling
Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers are named after a famous player of what sport?
Basketball
On the TV series "The Honeymooners," Ralph often tells his wife, Alice, "Baby, you're the" what?
Greatest
Which of the following would most likely have a safety feature called a "crumple zone"?
Automobile
The expression "man Friday" comes from the name of a character in what novel?
Robinson Crusoe
Skywalker Ranch is the movie production complex of what famous director?
George Lucas
Homer's "Odyssey" chronicles Odysseus's return from doing what?
Fighting in Trojan War
What First Lady saved a famous portrait of George Washington from a White House fire?
Dolley Madison
Legendary coach Knute Rockne told what team to "Win one for the Gipper"?
Notre Dame
U.S. Constitution states that the President may be removed from office for committing "high crimes and" what?
Misdemeanors
Monte Carlo is a popular tourist destination located in what part of the world?
French Riviera
What actress spent her last years serving as the goodwill ambassador for UNICEF?
Audrey Hepburn
What song plays during the opening credits of the 1969 movie "Easy Rider"?
Born To Be Wild
The superior vena cava and the inferior vena cava are blood vessels that return blood to what organ?
Heart
A 'pit boss' is a supervisor at which of these places?
Casino
The 1995 self-help book "The Rules" offers women advice on what subject?
Dating
What does the "S" stand for in the auto-racing acronym NASCAR?
Stock
On the Internet, the domain names of nonprofit groups often have what three-letter suffix?
.org
What nut is a primary ingredient in the chocolate-flavored spread Nutella?
Hazelnut
By definition, a Mexican dish served "con queso" comes with what?
Cheese
The Gettysburg Address ends with the hope that "government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not" what?
Perish from the earth
What part of the body is composed of thyroid cartilage?
Adam's apple
Kodiak Island is located off the coast of what US state?
Alaska
In a famous speech, who said "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself"?
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The Rhodesian ridgeback was originally bred as a hunting dog on what continent?
Africa
Since 1901, what US city has been home to the festive New Year's Day "Mummers Parade"?
Philadelphia
According to Greek mythology, Icarus had wings made out of feathers and which of these materials?
Wax
What Broadway musical opens with the leading man singing, "Oh, What a Beautiful Morning"?
Oklahoma!
Which of these herbs is commonly believed to act as an antidepressant?
St. John's wort
Who was told during a US Vice Presidential debate, "Senator, you're no Jack Kennedy"?
Dan Quayle
On the TV show "Alias", Sydney Bristow leads a double life as a secret agent and a what?
Graduate student
Lawman Eliot Ness formed "The Untouchables" to fight the bootlegging activities of what gangster?
Al Capone
What is the value of the Roman numeral XC?
90
A newt is a type of what animal?
Salamander
What US state is the country's largest producer of peanuts?
Georgia
With over a billion people, what country has the second largest population in the world?
India
What mythical creature is featured on the Mobil gas station logo?
Pegasus
The Talmud is a collection of laws and teachings central to what religion?
Judaism
In 2000, the makers of Gatorade introduced a vitamin-enhanced bottled water named what?
Propel
On the TV series "The Sopranos", what is the name of Tony Soprano's daughter?
Meadow
What holiday marks the beginning of the Jewish New Year?
Rosh Hashanah
According to a hit 2002 song by rap artist Nelly, "It's gettin' " what "in herre"?
Hot
The French word "sans" means what?
Without
A large mural nicknamed "Touchdown Jesus" looks over the football stadium of what US school?
University of Notre Dame
A mountain lion known as the "Nittany Lion" is the mascot of what university?
Penn State
Since 1983, what national magazine has published an annual "America's Best Colleges" list?
US News & World Report
A kind of armor made of interlocking metal rings is called what?
Mail
In the 1979 movie "Alien", what is the name of Sigourney Weaver's character?
Ripley
In the 1950s, the ducktail was a popular style of what?
Haircut
In the 2002 movie "Barbershop", what performer stars as Calvin, the shop's owner?
Ice Cube
What Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is based on a book of poems by T.S. Eliot?
Cats
In the painting popularly known as "Whistler's Mother", what color is the subject's dress?
Black
The music video for the 1982 song "Mickey" features Toni Basil dressed as a what?
Cheerleader
In the classic children's book, the well-intentioned Amelia Bedelia worked as a what?
Housekeeper
In which of these card games do players keep score using pegs on a board?
Cribbage
Which of these cities has a subway system known as the "Underground"?
London
Which of these words means "to complain"?
Kvetch
The 1995 movie "The Usual Suspects" takes its title from a famous line in what movie?
Casablanca
In 47 B.C., what historical figure reportedly boasted, "Veni, vidi, vici"?
Julius Caesar
Crete is the largest island of what country?
Greece
In Latin, the word "alibi" means which of the following?
Elsewhere
Made by the sporting goods company Callaway, "Big Bertha" is a popular line of what?
Golf clubs
In the movie "My Big Fat Greek Wedding", the bride's father uses what to cure all health problems?
Windex
The longest-reigning king in French history, Louis XIV was often known by which of these nicknames?
The Sun King
One gross is equal to how many dozen?
12
New York Yankee Derek Jeter usually plays what position in the field?
Shortstop
In a popular "Seinfeld" episode, Elaine struggles to buy what dessert for a dinner party?
Babka
Plantar fasciitis is a physical condition characterized by pain in what part of the body?
Heel
What was the first name of NYC's Mayor LaGuardia, the namesake of LaGuardia Airport?
Fiorello
What popular TV series regularly featured a group of dancers called "Fly Girls"?
In Living Color
What bird's skin is often made into leather?
Ostrich
In the standard US version of the game Monopoly, how much does each railroad cost?
200
Which of these Yiddish words means "a person who gossips or meddles"?
Yenta
Students applying to business school usually must take what standardized test?
GMAT
The 2002 movie "The Sum of All Fears" recounts the early days of what fictional hero's career?
Jack Ryan
Isabel Briggs-Myers and her mother were the creators of a popular test used to determine what?
Personality type
Since its founding, the Eastman Kodak Company has been headquartered in what U.S. city?
Rochester, NY
The saying "There's a sucker born every minute" is attributed to what famous American?
P.T. Barnum
In June 2002, what rock star launched a magazine named after his well-known tongue?
Gene Simmons
"Weird Al" Yankovic's 1983 song "Another One Rides the Bus" parodies a hit single by what group?
Queen
Covering about 3.5 million square miles, which of these deserts is the largest?
Sahara
What US first lady was also the niece of a former U.S. president?
Eleanor Roosevelt
The astrological sign Aries is represented by what animal?
Ram
A classic 1966 Simon & Garfunkel album is titled "Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and" what?
Thyme
The classic 1966 documentary "The Endless Summer" follows two men as they travel the globe doing what?
Surfing
Brothers Zac, Issac and Taylor are members of what Pop group?
Hanson
In the TV show "Growing Pains," Mike Seaver's best friend is known by what nickname?
Boner
Since 1860, Nestle has been headquartered in what country?
Switzerland
Which of these animals is also known as an anteater?
Aardvark
A popular type of flat panel TV uses which of these substances to create a picture?
Plasma
Standard stick of butter weighs how many ounces?
4
In humans, the "Ulna" is a bone located where?
Forearm
What comedian's 1994 book "Don't Stand Too Close to a Naked Man" recounts his brief stay in prison?
Tim Allen
In the song "The Lady is a Tramp", the lady hates California for which of these reasons?
It’s cool and it’s damp
In the U.S., what are the dimensions of a standard business card?
2” x 3.5”
What US President survived two assassination attempts by women?
Gerald Ford
What popular Broadway musical features a character named Rum Tum Tugger?
Cats
Launched in 1957, what was the name of the first artificial satellite put into space?
Sputnik I
Which of these countries' government is not headed by a person with the title of prime minister?
Germany
What part of a golf course is also known as "the dance floor"?
Green
George Wallace faced off with J.F.K. over desegregation when serving as governor of what state?
Alabama
Since 1938, the Caldecott Medal has been awarded annually for achievement in what?
Picturebook Illustration
What is the smallest unit of soldiers in the US Army?
Squad
Andrea Bocelli is best known as a singer with what vocal range?
Tenor
What Jewish holiday is also known as the Day of Atonement?
Yom Kippur
What word in this question functions as an indefinite article?
An
By definition, a passion play is a stage reenactment of the life and death of whom?
Jesus Christ
In September 2002, pop diva Gwen Stefani married Gavin Rosedale, lead singer of which band?
Bush
What kind of bread is baked in a loaf, sliced and then baked again?
Zweiback
Which of these war movies begins with a dramatic landing of US soldiers at Omaha Beach?
Saving Private Ryan
President Eisenhower often used the "domino theory" to describe the spread of what?
Communism
Which of these car manufacturers is based in Sweden?
Saab
On the TV series "Family Ties" Elyse Keaton works as a what?
Architect
What member of TV"s "The Addams Family" could illuminate a light bulb by placing it in his mouth?
Uncle Fester
Cirque de Soleil is a performance group whose name is French for "Circus of the" what?
Sun
What TV personality refers to his show as "the no-spin zone"?
Bill O'Reilly
What planet takes the least amount of time to orbit the sun?
Mercury
What is the term for the small flap of tissue hanging at the very back of the mouth?
Uvula
An ancient burial site, the Valley of the Kings, is a major tourist attraction of what country?
Egypt
In NASA's Gemini space program, how many astronauts were on each of the manned flights?
Two
On the TV series "Sesame Street," who has a pet worm named Slimey?
Oscar the Grouch
Which of these breeds of cattle is raised for its beef, not for its milk?
Angus
A Communist-led movement called the Cultural Revolution began in 1966 in what country?
China
In the famous 1980's court case, a mother claimed that what animal carried away her baby?
Dingo
The site of a 1969 political scandal Chappaquiddick Island is connected to what larger island?
Martha's Vineyard
"Toro" is the Spanish word for what animal?
Bull
On an episode of "Seinfeld," a mishap occurs when Kramer observes surgery while snacking on what?
Junior Mints
On the popular 1980s TV series "Benson", what is Benson's last name?
DuBois
A person would normally study P/E ratios when doing what?
Purchasing stocks
In 1984, Prince released his album "Purple Rain" with what backup band?
The Revolution
In 1881, Joseph Wharton established the nation's first college-level school specializing in what subject?
Business
According to legend, Dr. Faustus sells what to the devil?
His soul
According to the lyrics of the folk song "Oh! Susannah", where is the singer going?
Louisiana
Often used for walking, the shillelagh is a clublike stick named for a village in what country?
Ireland
"Isn't it rich, are we a pair?" is the opening line of what popular show tune?
Send in the Clowns
England’s Victorian era took place during the better part of what century?
19th
A popular type of king size mattress shares its name with what U.S. state?
California
What actress first major role was the "Tool Time Girl" on the series "Home Improvment"?
Pamela Anderson
In the classic Batman Comics, the Penguin often uses which of these unlikely items as a weapon?
Umbrella
In 1793, Eli Whitney invented a machine that revolutionized what industry?
Cotton
Krishna is a deity in what religion?
Hinduism
Dennis Conner is a multiple winner of which of these sporting competitions?
America’s Cup
Bluegrass music takes its name from the official nickname of what U.S. State?
Kentucky
The piccolo belongs to what section of an orchestra?
Woodwind
Residents of Indiana are known by what nickname?
Hoosier
What legendary musician names all his guitars "Lucille"?
B.B. King
The Cape of Good Hope forms the southwestern coast of what country?
South Africa
Which of these classic electronic games was created by Soviet computer scientists in the 1980's?
Tetris
'Piccolo' is an Italian word meaning which of the following?
Small
In the 1982 movie, E.T. modifies what toy to help him phone home?
Speak & Spell
For over 14 years, Andy Richter was the sidekick of what TV talk show host?
Conan O'Brien
What classic novel ends with the line "God bless us, every one"?
A Christmas Carol
Famous seamstress Betsy Ross lived in which of these cities?
Philadelphia
In what sport do players hurl a ball using a curved wicker basket?
Jai alai
In a three-part episode of "The Brady Bunch" Cindy and Bobby get lost in what tourist spot?
Grand Canyon
"His Master's Voice" was the longtime ad slogan of what company?
RCA
By definition, a person's forte is his what?
Greatest strength
Legendary entertainer Gene Autry was known by the nickname the "Singing" what?
Cowboy
In a well known speech, Richard Nixon claimed. "You won't have Nixon to" what "anymore"?
Kick around
Manchuria is an historic region in the Northeastern region of what country?
China
Opened in 1982, the original U.S. Space Camp is located in what U.S. state?
Alabama
In the 2002 movie 'Signs', what crop does Mel Gibson's character grow on his farm?
Corn
What quirky rock star named his children Moon Unit, Diva, Ahmed and Dweezil?
Frank Zappa
Which of these famous buildings is located in Chicago, Illinois?
Sears Tower
In humans, food passes from the stomach into what part of the body?
Small Instestine
Which of these famous fictional characters falls in love with a gypsy named Esmeralda?
Quasimodo
Who would use the Chicago Manual of Style?
Book Editor
An epicure enjoys what?
Good Food
In a hit 1957 song, Elvis Presley pleads, "Oh let me be your" what?
Teddy bear
Shakespeare's "Richard III" begins with the famous line "Now is the winter of our" what?
Discontent
Which appliance uses steam heat to cook?
Pressure Cooker
A mixture of 2 metals is called what?
Alloy
The famous WWII Invasion known as D-Day took place on the 6th day of what month?
June
In 1986, the Cheetos snak brand introduced its “spokescat,” a cheetah named what?
Chester
Contestants play the “Fast Money” bonus round at the end of which of these TV game shows?
Family Feud
Which of these chemical compounds is commonly used as an embalming fluid?
Formaldehyde
What major European city lies on the banks of the Thames River?
London
Introduced to the public in 1967 the first Gatorade Drink was what flavor?
Lemon-Lime
What is the name of the period of cultural development that directly followed the Bronze Age?
Iron Age
In chess, what piece travels across the board in L-shaped moves?
Knight
Alsace-Lorraine is an historic region of what European country?
France
Since 1951, the Topps Company has been a leading maker of which of these collectibles?
Baseball cards
Which of the following measures the "antiknock" properties of gasoline?
Octane number
In a classic children's game, who "sings for his supper"?
Little Tommy Tucker
A master key that can open many different locks is called which of the following?
Skeleton Key
Casablanca is a major city of what African country?
Morocco
What city’s main airport is named in honor of former Secretary of State John Foster Dulles?
Washington DC
In what Shakespeare play does a guard comment "Something is rotten in the State of Denmark"?
Hamlet
Lake Okeechobee is the largest lake in what state?
Florida
Becky Thatcher is the love interest of what famous fictional character?
Tom Sawyer
The 1865 children's book "Hans Brinker" is set in what country?
Holland
Which of the following is a type of white wine?
Chardonnay
The 2002 box office bomb "Swept Away" features what famous singer in its starring role?
Madonna
Founded in Paris in 1985, Le Cordon Bleu is a famous what?
Cooking School
Farfalle is a type of pasta shaped like which of the following?
Bow tie
A gyro is a type of sandwich usually made with which of these kinds of meat?
Lamb
The word ' cologne' comes from the name of a city located in what country?
Germany
What US President designed the campus of the University of Virginia?
Thomas Jefferson
In 1974, what popular feature was added to most G.I. Joe action figures?
Kung fu grip
What is the official currency of Israel?
Shekel
Which of these diseases is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus?
Mononucleosis
What mystery author's most recent books are entitled "P is for Peril" and "Q is for Quarry"?
Sue Grafton
The bassoon is a member of what musical instrument family?
Woodwind
Spiro Agnew served as Vice President under whom?
Richard Nixon
Known for its nutritional value, Eukanuba is a popular brand of what?
Pet Food
What is talk show host David Letterman's hometown?
Indianapolis, IN
Which of these words does not appear in the US Pledge of Allegiance?
Freedom
What type of furniture shares its name with an Italian word meaning "belief"?
Credenza
What does the word "ergo" mean as used in the Latin phrase "Cogito, ergo sum"?
Therefore
A famous 1855 poem by Walt Whitman begins, "I sing the body" what?
Electric
What musical features a group of children singing "so long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, goodbye?"
The Sound of Music
What U.S. city lies on the banks of the Delaware and the Schuykill Rivers?
Philadelphia
A FM radio station that tunes in a 91.5 on the dial broadcasts at a frequency of 91.5 what?
Megahertz
What company built the chess playing supercomputer Deep Blue?
IBM
Which of these college sports teams has a bulldog as its mascot?
Georgetown Hoyas
The fez, a type of hat, shares its name with a major city of what country?
Morocco
The cover of Van Halen’s rock album "1984" features a cherub doing what?
Holding a cigarette
Since 1954 what popular food brand has featured a red spoon in its logo?
Betty Crocker
The Torah is commonly referred to as “The Five Books” of what Biblical figure?
Moses
In the 2002 movie "Minority Report", murders are predicted by psychic beings called what?
Pre-Cogs
On the Muppet Show what is the name of Kermit the Frog’s nephew?
Robin
The theme song to TV’s The Young and the Restless is named in honor of what athlete?
Nadia Comaneci
The "Athenaeum portrait" is the nickname for a famous unfinished painting of what historic man?
George Washington
Who is the lead singer of the grunge band Pearl Jam?
Eddie Vedder
In his 1964 State of the Union address, President Lyndon Johnson declared a "war on" what problem?
Poverty
On April 12, 1861, the first engagement of the US Civil War began in what Confederate state?
South Carolina
What 1960s organization popularized the slogan, "Power to the People"?
Black Panthers
The classic novel "All Quiet On the Western Front" tells the story of a soldier during what war?
World War I
According to its slogan, what cereal is "Kid-Tested, Mother-Approved"?
Kix
In 2002, the surviving members of what rock band reunited to tour under the name "The other Ones"?
The Grateful Dead
What movie features a mysterious villain known as "Keyser Soze"?
The Usual Suspects
People would most likely use the mnemonic "Every good boy does fine" when doing what?
Reading music
Publisher John Bartlett is best known for his 1855 book titled "Familiar" what?
Quotations
In the Wham! song "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go," what dance is mentioned repeatedly?
Jitterbug
How many dots appear on a standard pair of dice?
42
What artist is known for his groundbreaking "drip" method of painting?
Jackson Pollock
What does the "M" stand for in the title of the TV series "M*A*S*H"?
Mobile
The Girl Scout Promise and Boy Scout Oath both begin with what three words?
On my honor
What classic animated movie introduced the song "Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo"?
Cinderella
Charcoal is composed almost entirely of what chemical element?
Carbon
The "heat index" is a weather indicator that takes into account air temperature and what factor?
Relative humidity
The Southern Hemisphere experiences the longest period of sunlight on which of these days?
21-Dec
In the 1939 movie "The Wizard of Oz," what does the Tin Woodsman say upon first meeting Dorothy?
Oilcan
In Michelangelo's sculpture of David, what is David holding over his shoulder?
Slingshot
According to a Beatles song, who lived "somewhere in the black mountain hills of Dakota"?
Rocky Raccoon
What is the only Grand Slam tennis tournament that makes its players dress almost entirely in white?
Wimbledon
What invention was patented in 1917 as the "Separable Fastener"?
Zipper
On "Saturday Night Live," Julia Sweeney played an androgynous person named what?
Pat
What kind of reptile is a Gila monster?
Lizard
Mao Tse-tung was the subject of a famous series of silkscreen portraits by which of these artists?
Andy Worhol
A common radar system used to predict the weather is named after what scientist?
Christian Doppler
19th-century New York politician William Tweed was popularly known by what nickname?
Boss
The German word "Zeitgeist" means "the spirit of the" what?
Time
An épée is a piece of equipment used in what sport?
Fencing
What famous baseball player was known as the "Yankee Clipper"?
Joe DiMaggio
What is the U.S. Postal Service abbreviation for Alaska?
AK
In the U.S., one million cents is equal to how many dollars?
10,000
In his 1711 poem "An Essay on Criticism," Alexander Pope wrote, "A little learning is" what?
A dangerous thing
Bandleader Tito Puente specialized in playing the timbal, a type of what?
Drum
In their best-selling advice books, "The Beardstown Ladies" claimed to have abnormal success with what?
Picking stocks
What is California's state motto?
Eureka
How many different types of pieces are used in a standard game of chess?
6
What pro wrestler's signature facial expression is called "The People's Eyebrow"?
The Rock
In 1896, Bostonian Fannie Farmer published a classic book on what subject?
Cooking
In a popular Broadway musical, what city's opera house is haunted the "the Phantom of the Opera"?
Paris
In a popular ad campaign, a carefree young man informs customers, "Dude, you're getting a" what?
Dell
What kind of geological formation is an archipelago?
Chain of islands
The nautical term "starboard" refers to what part of a ship?
Right side
A cube has how many corners?
8
"Cooties" is a slang word for what insects?
Lice
What kind of animal is a kingfisher?
Bird
"Gendarme" is the French word for which of the following?
Policeman
In terms of volume, what is the largest single muscle in the human body?
Gluteus maximus
In the U.S. version of the board game Risk, players determine the winner of a "battle" by doing what?
Rolling dice
On the TV series "Welcome Back, Kotter," what does Horshack say when he raises his hand in class?
Ooo! Ooo!
"Big Sky Country" is a popular nickname for what U.S. state?
Montana
On the TV series "Night Court," what is the nickname of the tall, bald bailiff?
Bull
In 2000, hot-tempered basketball coach Booby Knight was fired by what U.S. university?
Indiana
What kind of animal is a lobo?
Wolf
What magazine bills itself as "The Magazine of Western Living" on its cover?
Sunset
Imelda Romualdez married Ferdinand Marcos the year after she won what pageant title?
Miss Manilla
The dish "huevos rancheros" usually consists of eggs topped what?
Salsa
Cowboy Wylie Gustafson's distinctive yodel is heard at the end of ads for what Internet company?
Yahoo!
In U.S. telephone numbers, which of the following is a term for the three digits that follow the area code?
Prefix
"Sylvilagus palustris hefneri," named in honor of Hugh Hefner, is a subspecies of what animal?
Rabbit
In October 2001, who became the first U.S. Homeland Security Advisor?
Tom Ridge
What common household appliance features a device called a "feed dog"?
Sewing machine
In math, what term is used to describe a fraction that is equal to or greater than 1?
Improper
What British islands are the namesake for a breed of sheepdog and a breed of pony?
Shetland
What TV sitcom was based on a recurring sketch on "The Carol Burnett Show"?
Mama’s Family
The 48 contiguous United States are divided into how many time zones?
4
The slide rule was made obsolete with the invention of the what?
Hand-held calculator
Because they melt, which of these cookies is available only from October until March?
Mallomars
Beekeepers frequently spray which of the following into hives to calm bees?
Smoke
Where on the body would you normally find a "soul patch"?
Above the chin
President George W. Bush has an MBA degree from what university?
Harvard
What does the "S" stand for in the Department of Labor agency OSHA?
Safety
In what sport do you score points by getting "ringers" and "leaners"?
Horseshoes
Andy Warhol was a leading figure of what artistic movement?
Pop Art
A Greek salad is typically topped with what kind of cheese?
Feta
Herbert Hoover's 1928 campaign slogan made what famous promise?
A chicken in every pot
What was the name of the 1765 British law that taxed paper goods in the American colonies?
Stamp Act
Photosynthesis occurs primarily in what part of a tree?
Leaves
The Waldorf salad is named after a famous hotel in what city?
New York
Packages of Pepperidge Farm Goldfish crackers feature goldfish wearing what accessory?
Sunglasses
Isaac Stern is famous for playing what instrument?
Violin
Playwright and lyricist William Gilbert is best known for the 14 operettas he wrote with what composer?
Arthur Sullivan
The 1939 song "Over the Rainbow" describes a place where "troubles melt like" what candies?
Lemon drops
What sci-fi author wrote "Journey to the Center of the Earth" and "Around the World in Eighty Days"?
Jules Verne
On July 4, 2002, what leading lady married cameraman Daniel Moder in a private midnight ceremony?
Julia Roberts
In the cable channel known as TLC, the letter "L" stands for what?
Learning
Since 1983, who has been the sole anchor of "NBC Nightly News"?
Tom Brokaw
Which of these islands shares its name with a popular computer language?
Java
Which of these vehicles is a type of dirigible?
Blimp
According to Sigmund Freud, a boy with an Oedipus complex feels hostility toward whom?
Father
On a drum set, which of the following is typically played using a foot pedal?
Bass drum
Which of the following is most likely to be called a "biddy"?
Old woman
The constellation Ursa Major takes its name from the Latin phrase meaning "great" what?
Bear
In Edgar Allen Poe's poem, "The Raven" what word does the raven repeat throughout the poem?
Nevermore
What classic TV star often ended his show with the line "Say goodnight, Gracie"?
George Burns
What is the name of a popular carnival game in which you hit mechanical critters on the head with a mallet?
Whack-a-Mole
On her TV cooking show "The French Chef", what was Julia Child’s signature sign-off?
Bon appetite!
"Tale as old as time" is the opening line to what Oscar winning song?
Beauty and the Beast
The narrowest blood vessels in the human body are called what?
Capillaries
In 2001, Andre Agassi married what woman's tennis star in a private Las Vegas ceremony?
Steffi Graf
Becky, Darlene, and D.J. are the kids on what popular TV series?
Rosanne
M.I.T. is a famous university located in what U.S. state?
Massachusetts
In April 2002, what children's TV series replaced its longtime host, Steve with his "little brother" Joe?
Blue’s Clues
What does the "M" stand for in the radio abbreviation "FM"?
Modulation
According to the popular saying "No one ever went broke underestimating the" what "of the American people."?
Intelligence
The can-can is a dance that was popularized in what country?
France
What adjective is used to describe a material that can be broken?
Biodegradable
Smokey Bear is often depicted carrying what common outdoor tool?
Shovel
The Fosbury Flop was a major innovation in what track-and-field event?
High Jump
What candy's classic ad featured a train engineer named "Choo Choo Charlie"?
Good & Plenty
The triangle is a musical instrument belonging to what section of an ochestra?
Percussion
"Simba" is the Swahili word for what animal?
Lion
Over 58,000 names are inscribed on a Washington, DC memorial dedicated to whom?
Vietnam War Veterans
The Chevrolet ad slogan "Like a Rock" comes from a song by what performer?
Bob Seger
Impressionism is a style of painting that originated in the late 1800's in what nation?
France
Which of those foreign expressions is not used as both a greeting and a farewell?
Guten Tag
In the early 1900's, New York Conde Nast became one of the most prominent publishers of what?
Magazines
"Beefeaters" stand watch at what famous tourist attraction?
Tower of London
By definition, an aquiline nose resembles the beak of what bird?
Eagle
A 2001 arrest at a Saks Fifth Avenue led to the creation of a popular T-shirt featuring what message?
Free Winona
What word is used to refer to the exchange of political favors between legislators?
Log-Rolling
On clear days, what U.S. city has impressive views of Mount Rainer?
Seattle
What New England state is the largest producer of maple syrup in the U.S.?
Vermont
What U.S. State's license plate traditionally features pictures of four U.S. presidents?
South Dakota
In the 1990 Movie "Ghost", what classic song is featured during the famous "pottery making" love scene?
Unchained Melody
In the U.S., daylight savings time begins and ends at what time of day?
2 a.m.
A yellow bartlett is a common variety of what fruit?
Pear
In "The Godfather" movie series, Vito Corleone is an immigrant from what part of Italy?
Sicily
In pronunciation guides, a "schwa" sound is often symbolized by what lowercase letter turned upside down?
e
Which of these types of medicine is often referred to as a blood thinner?
Anticoagulant
Which of these continents does not have coastline along the Indian Ocean?
Europe
Lockjaw is a common nickname for what disease?
Tetanus
How many pints are in a quart?
2
Which of these cereal brands features small rectangular biscuits?
Life
Where in a house would you find what the English call the "loo"?
Bathroom
A main goal of the government agency known as the CDC is to do what?
Prevent disease
Jim Henson provided the original voice for which of these Muppets?
Kermit the Frog
Flavored with saffron, paella is a traditional dish of what country?
Spain
Which of these types of watercraft is typically propelled by a paddle with blades at both ends?
Kayak
What liquid gives a Shirley Temple cocktail its red color?
Grenadine
What is the birth name of the thrice-married actress and comedienne Roseanne?
Barr
In 2002, Jimmy Carter became the first former or sitting president to visit what country in over 40 years?
Cuba
An "iron cross" is a manuever commonly performed in which of these sports?
Gymnastics
Which of these European countries borders only one other country?
Portugal
On the Celsius scale, what temperature is the boiling point of water at sea level?
100 degrees
What did the second "S" stand for in the Soviet Union abbreviation USSR?
Socialist
Ramadan is a month-long holy period observed by members of what religion?
Islam
The title of the song "Danke Schoen" is a German phrase meaning what?
Thank You
In the video for the 2001 song "Escape," Enrique Iglesias flirts with what professional athlete?
Anna Kournikova
In Spanish you say "Feliz Cumpleanos" in order to wish someone what?
Happy Birthday
Father Time is usually depicted carrying what common outdoor tool?
Scythe
Carvel's classic desserts, Fudgie the Whale and Cookie Puss, are varieties of what?
Ice Cream Cake
Since 1928, the Carrier corporation has produced the "Weathermaker" a residential type of what?
Air conditioner
Which of the following is most likely to be stored in a larder?
Food
A milliner specializes in making or selling what?
Hats
Katherine Kepburn had a long-running romance with what frequent co-star?
Spencer Tracy
The word boomerang is derived from a native language of what country?
Australia
Just For Men is a leading brand of what product?
Hair Color
From 1959 to 1969, Charles de Gaulle was president of what European nation?
France
Which of these pastas is shaped like a tube?
Rigatoni
The Equal Rights Amendment sought equality under the law for whom?
Women
The colorful Pierre Trudeau served as what country's Prime Minister for over 15 years?
Canada
Introduced in 1996, the Palm Pilot is a leading brand of what device?
Personal digital assistant
What disease was once commonly known as "consumption"?
Tuberculosis
In geometry, two lines that meet at a right angle are described as what?
Perpendicular
In the O.J. Simpson trial, what attorney told the jury, "If it doesn't fit, you must acquit"?
Johnnie Cochran
The "L" in the technology abbreviation "LCD" stands for which of the following?
Liquid
What kind of beans are normally found in succotash?
Lima
What does the "V" stand for in the name of the popular shampoo brand Pantene Pro-V?
Vitamin
First Lady Laura Bush has a master's degree in what field?
Library science
In 1969, Golda Meir was named Prime Minister of what country?
Israel
On the TV series "Cheers", what character's name was regularly called out as he entered the bar?
Norm
What country's flag features a large red circle centered on a white background?
Japan
Which of these is a traditional ingredient of the cocktail sauce often served with shrimp?
Horseradish
An unwanted possession is often referred to as a "white" what?
Elephant
The TV game show "Jeopardy!" features a traveling group of fact-finders named what?
The Clue Crew
What diet program's "Winning Points" plan assigns a point value to all food?
Weight Watchers
The US attorney general is the highest-ranking official of what government department?
Justice
What restaurant's jingle features the line "I want my baby back, baby back, baby back"?
Chili's
What does the "A" stand for in the name of the international alliance known as NATO?
Atlantic
What type of pasta's name means "little tongues" in Italian?
Linguini
A topiarist's artwork is most likely to be displayed in which of these settings?
Garden
The Big Bang is a scientific theory commonly used to explain what?
Creation of the universe
NaCl is the chemical formula for what household product?
Salt
What pop singer was a judge on the 2002 TV series "American Idol"?
Paula Abdul
Montpelier is the capital of what US state?
Vermont
The 2002 movie "Blue Crush" features three young women who participate in what sport?
Surfing
What does the "A" stand for in the acronym "scuba"?
Apparatus
What Web site bills itself as "The World's Online Marketplace"?
eBay
Home to many of the world's highest peaks, the Himalaya Mountains are located on what continent?
Asia
What retail store's sales associates sport distinctive, bright-orange aprons?
Home Depot
Syria is a country on what continent?
Asia
In 1692, the famous Salem witch trials took place in what American colony?
Massachusetts
Since the 1800s, Tiffany & Co. has featured a trademark shade of what color on its boxes and bags?
Blue
On the TV series "The Fugitive", Dr. Richard Kimble pursues a man with what physical trait?
One arm
Cicely, Alaska is the fictional setting for what quirky TV series?
Northern Exposure
What US movie was released in Spanish under the title "El Hombre Araña"?
Spider-Man
Which of these joints in the body is an example of a ball-and-socket joint?
Hip
What fitness trend was introduced in 1987 by a professional cyclist named Johnny G?
Spinning
In the 2002 movie "The Ring," unsuspecting victims are doomed after they do what?
Watch a videotape
From 1990 to 1997, John Major served as the prime minister of what country?
United Kingdom
A Zamboni is a machine used to do what?
Resurface ice rinks
Except for Penn State, the schools in the "Big Ten" conference are in what part of the US?
Midwest
Which of these actors has never played Tom Clancy hero Jack Ryan?
George Clooney
From 1970 to 1981, Anwar Sadat served as president of what Middle Eastern nation?
Egypt
"Bibliothèque" is French for which of the following?
Library
Hilton Head is a popular resort island that lies off the coast of what US state?
South Carolina
The hora is a folk dance commonly performed in which of these countries?
Israel