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Questions From Aug 30 00
5505. How many freckles did Howdy Doody have?
5517. What does the abbreviation N.B. stand for?
5520. This person found the secret for a happy marriage by marrying himself. What is the name of the person?
5529. Who has been featured the most on the cover of 'Sports Illustrated?'
5533. In what year did California's Frank Epperson invent the Popsicle?
5534. For what movie did Kathy Bates win the Best Actress Oscar?
5535. In addition to singing, composing and producing, Huey Lewis is an outstanding musician. What instrument does he play?
5536. What do coffee, tea, tobacco, red wine, soda, berries, and soy sauce have in common?
5542. Which of the Earth's crustal plates is subducted into the Peru-Chile deep sea trench?
5547. What is the nickname for the state of Oklahoma?
5552. What was the name of the soldier who stabbed Christ and where is the spear now?
5558. What was the number one box office hit in 1975?
5559. The Klondike Gold Rush took place in what state?
5560. Who invented the board game Monopoly?
5564. What was the name of the movie that starred Demi Moore and Michael Douglas?
5567. What do the letters 'GI' stand for in GI Joe?
5568. What is the origin of the term 'peanut gallery?'
5579. How thick is a US dime?
5580. Who invented dry cereal?
5583. Who is Cortez Peters, Jr. and where can I get some information on his life?
5584. What famous person Gertie, Elliott's sister in the movie 'E.T.'?
5587. When was the Volkswagen Beetle launched?
5590. Which is the world's most shoplifted book?
5592. Who invented the phonograph?
5593. Which animal has the biggest heart?
5594. In cooking, how many drops to a teaspoon?
5601. What does 'Canada' mean?
5602. Who was the first woman to ride in the Kentucky Derby on May 2, 1970?
5603. At what temperature does alcohol freeze?
5604. What is the side of a hammer called?
5605. Why were operating rooms and surgical scrubs green?
5620. Which country did not gain territory from Germany in the Treaty of Versailles?
5625. Clara Barton was the first president of what organization?
5626. Who was the starting left fielder for the Toronto Blue Jays when they won the World Series?
5629. What is the high school football record for longest field goal?
5634. In 1950 what card became the first credit card?
5636. The word 'agitprop' is originally Russian, a blend of agitation and propaganda. Who coupled these strategies for the first time: Lenin, Bulganin, Yeltsin, or Plekhanov?
5637. Which ring in the Olympic flag is assigned to represent Oceania: green, blue, red or yellow?
5638. Into which planet did the first fragment of comet Shoemaker-Levy crash in 1996: Pluto, Jupiter, Saturn or Uranus?
5644. What did Bessie Blount invent?
5645. From what mountain did Moses see the Promised Land?
5646. How long is the longest penis ever recorded?
5647. Who was the first Major League Baseball player to have his uniform number retired?
5648. What does the 'g' in g-string stand for?
5649. Which US president promised a chicken in every pot?
5650. What is the play 'West Side Story' based on?
5651. How many men who signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 later became US presidents?
5654. Where did the term "to 86 something" come from?
5655. Who won the Oxford - Cambridge University Boat Race on the 31st March 1912?
5656. In which sport did Arthur Milton represent England in 1952?
5660. Do birds have the sense of hearing?
5661. What actor, most well known for his action-adventure roles, surprisingly got his start in the very unaction-packed 1970 romantic drama 'Love Story?'
5664. What is Russophobia?
5669. Who proclaimed the first international Olympic games open?
5673. What was Tarzan's English name?
5675. What is the highest position the British Women's Gymnastics team has achieved before 2000 in the Olympic Games?
5684. Who was the first woman to win four gold medals at the Olympic Games?
5688. Starting from the largest, can you arrange the following religions population-wise: Muslim, Christian, Hindu, and Sikh?
5689. What was the name of the Dorothy's cow in 'The Wizard of Oz?'
5690. What is the origin of the term 'love' in tennis?
5691. Advertising for the first Super Bowl cost how much?
5693. Who was the Russian Communist leader killed in Mexico?
5704. What national leader was given a tryout as a pitcher for the Washington Senators in 1950, but did not make the team?
5705. Who was the first women to appear on a Wheaties box?
5706. In which Dr. Seuss book does the word 'nerd' first appear?
5707. How many calories are there in one Hershey's Kiss?
5715. How many United States presidents were born in the state of Maine and how many in Massachusetts?
5717. What is the population of Jakarta?
5718. How mant decks does the QE2 have?
5724. What was the theme song of the radio soap opera 'The Life of Mary Sothern' which featured Linda Carlon, Minnabelle Abbott and Betty Caine?
5725. Where did the pickle come from?
5727. The 'bolo' punch was what boxer's calling card?
5728. Who was the only World Boxing champion to retire undefeated?
5729. How many men have been on the moon?
5732. In 1983 George Brett became the final out of a baseball game despite having hit a home run. Why was he called out?
5733. Who was Lucy Hobbs Taylor?
5735. On September 7, 1915 John Gruelle received a patent for what famous doll?
5736. Who created 'Pokemon'?
5737. When were the five rings flag of the Olympics and the Athlete's Oath first introduced?
5743. What movie is this quote from, "I'm not afraid of death, but I am afraid of murder"?
5744. What actress turned down the part of Jessica on 'Murder She Wrote?'
5745. Who is the statue of a man on the state capital building in Salem, Oregon?
5746. When was the first automobile accident?
5748. What was the first name of Sherlock Holmes' Dr. Watson?
5749. What was the first newspaper published by William Randolph Hearst, Senior?
5750. How many time zones are there in the world?
5751. In what state was the Phillips head screwdriver invented?
5759. What happened in 1969 in New York that would make people call a particular telephone number for five months?
5761. Which country has the most lakes?
5763. How many automobiles are there in the world?
5766. Each of these brothers has seasons as a pro football leader. The elder, a fullback and kicker from Minnesota, led in scoring in 1934 and 1937. The younger, a fullback from Drake, led in rushing in 1941. What are their names?
5767. What is the oldest college in the United States?
5769. Posing as a reporter, this notorious gangster convinced police officers to give him a tour of the weapons arsenal in their police station. He later returned to steal everything in it. Who was he?
5771. What were the names of Cinderella's stepsisters?
5773. In riverboat language what was the meaning of 'mark twain?'
5776. When did Australia first host the Olympics?
5780. Who was the first woman to win four medals at the Olympics, not necessarily in the same year?
5782. What is the fifth largest country in the world?
5783. What are the names of Olive Oyl's father, mother and brother?
5785. What name is given to a group of chickens?
5787. What is the shortest track ever recorded by the Beatles?
5789. What is the name of the most famous and largest 'lake' on the moon?
5792. What two countries have national flags that are nearly identical?
5793. Jean Valjean is a character from what novel?
5795. What famous person serving in World War II opened the only hamburger stand in the South Pacific?
5802. In what book will you find the main characters of Malachai Henry, Lib McGovern, Helen Bragg and Dan Gunn?
5805. Why were there two kick-offs at the start of the second half of Super Bowl I?
5806. What famous artist (painter) died of lead poisoning?
5807. Which three NFL teams did Ronnie Lott play for?
5811. The person running the heart-lung machine during open-heart surgery in a hospital operating room is called a what?
5814. Who is the youngest platform diver to win an Olympic gold medal?
5816. Which two US presidents lived the longest?
5818. With 6,500,000 square feet, what is the world's largest office building?
5819. What town or city in the United States has the longest name?
5825. In what state is it illegal for a woman to wear false teeth without her husband's written permission?
5827. Which musical band claims to have gotten their name from a Ouija board?
5833. In what state was the chocolate chip cookie invented?
5834. How many squares are in an 8x8 checkerboard? The answer is not 64!
5835. Who is the current commissioner of the LPGA, Ladies Professional Golf Association?
5836. How old is the youngest female to win an Olympic gold medal?
5838. What is the world's largest library?
5843. How thick is a dollar bill?
5850. What do the two bears on the state flag of Missouri represent?
5853. By testing the tears that flow from the eye, doctors can diagnose whether you have a certain disease. Is it cancer, Parkinson's, tuberculosis, or diabetics?
5862. What is the Olympic motto?
5864. Who played Sheriff Lobo and what was the name of the TV show he starred in as a cross country truck driver?
5865. How many species of insects exist?
5866. In 'A Night at the Opera' which Marx brother played the one with white hair who doesn't talk, and who played the other ones?
5868. What actor insists that his sitcom characters be childless?
5870. What is the record for the longest time a person has stayed on a roller coaster?
5872. What is the sudden increase in brightness of the chromosphere of the sun?
5873. What is the melting point for Nichrome?
5882. In the movie 'Practical Magic' Nicole Kidman's character Gilliam Owens wears a necklace for luck and protection. What is the necklace?
5885. What is the name of the tallest grass in the world and in what country is it?
5894. What five letter word typed in all capital letters can be read the same upside down?
5897. Who said "Let us not be too particular, it is better to have second hand diamonds than none at all?"
5898. What religious movement was founded by Mary Baker Eddy?
5899. What do you call a group of apes, a group of boars, and a group of colts?
5903. Who suceeded Spiro Agnew as US vice president?
5905. What video game was named Time Magazine's Man of the Year?
5907. Where would one find a crossjack, a tompion, and wads in a cheese?
5908. What are the three main types of forests?
5911. What is the world's most populous island?
5913. The Tibetan word for 'ball' gave us the name of what game?
5917. What was the name of the golfer who died in a plane crash in 1966 on the course he was supposed to play on the day before he was supposed to play there?
5920. North Carolina has more of these man-made objects than any other state. What are they?
5921. After how many pages or words does a book become a novel?
5922. When were the Olympic games first held in Australia, and where?
5923. Who invented the first basketball, and when and where?
5924. On 'The Honeymooners' what was the name of the club that Norton and Ralph belonged to?
5927. How is it possible that the sun and the moon can be seen through the naked eye but the other planets can not?
5931. Ichthyophobia is the fear of what?
5936. In the book 'Gone With the Wind' how many months actually pass during Melanie's pregnancy?
5939. What are the lines on a globe or a map that measure east and west called?
5941. Every neighborhood has these, but Iowa has more than any other state. What are they?
5943. What animal always gives birth to identical twins?
5949. Who is credited with saying "A rose is a rose is a rose?"
5950. How many United States one dollar bills does it take to make a pound of bills?
5951. What is Mrs. an abbreviation for?
5960. What year were the Texas Rangers established?
5962. What are the four state capitals named after US presidents?
5965. What was the first paved street in the United States and when was it paved?
5968. Where and when does Alfred Hitchcock make his cameo appearance in 'North by Northwest?'
5971. What year did 'The Price is Right' debut on TV?
5972. The Hula Hoop was introduced what year?
5973. Who was the president of the United States in 1956?
5974. What word did CBS ban from the seven 'I Love Lucy' episodes leading to Little Ricky's birth?
5976. Is it true that Nebraska has the largest porch swing in the world, and that it can hold 25 people?
5979. What does 'Citius, altius and fortius' stand for?
5980. On 'The Cosby Show' what was Denise Huxtable's grade point average when she dropped out of Hillman College?
5981. Why is a baker's dozen thirteen?
5991. What was the name of the ferry that marked the worst maritime disaster in the Philippines?