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Questions From Feb 10 05
55001. What is the longest word composed solely of Roman numeral letters?
55004. What is the difference in immigration, emigration and to migrate?
55005. Laverne and Shirley were bottlecappers for what company in the 1976 TV series "Laverne & Shirley"?
55006. The earliest international beauty contest was organized by Phineas T. Barnum, with the public as the judges, in what year?
55007. Who succeeded Bear Bryant as head coach of Alabama?
55008. What did Micheal Knight call his car in the 1982 TV series "Knight Rider"?
55009. Where is the Pentagon located?
55011. We have been recently told my nephew has ADHD, dyslexia and dyspraxia. I know about the other two, but what is dyspraxia?
55012. In December 2003 it became illegal in the UK to hold a mobile phone whilst driving. Which countries is this still legal?
55013. What is unusual about the portrait of the Duke of Monmouth, illegitimate son of Charles II?
55016. What is a PetaQ?
55017. Which Canadian town was hit in 1917 by "the worst man-made explosion before Hiroshima"?
55019. Who was the first US president to appear on a TV show and what was the show?
55020. What town in West Virginia is associated with the worst occupational disaster?
55021. Who was the mother of King Edward VI?
55022. In 1914, Martha died of old age in Cincinnati Zoo. Martha was a what?
55023. Where is Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate, and why is it called this?
55024. What did Charles Manson claim to his people that the song 'Helter Skelter' was about, and what is the song really about?
55025. Where are 'the land of green ginger' and 'the land of nod'?
55027. What would I be involved in if I were pursuing an untamed ornithoid?
55028. What is the largest university in Alabama?
55032. Quantos povos vivem em Canadá? What language does this sentence come from and what does it say?
55034. Quanta gente vive negli Stati Uniti? What does this say and what language is it?
55035. What is the differance, if any, between Hara-kiri and Seppuku?
55038. What is F.Y.I. an abbreviation for?
55039. What is your pollex?
55040. What is a strigil?
55041. What type of rays does the sun produce?
55042. Which famous "capitalistic" board game, first released in the 1930s, was considered illegal by the Russian and Chinese communists during the Cold War era and is still outlawed by North Korea and Cuba?
55043. In what way did the French-born adoptive son of the Dutch ambassador to St. Petersburg change the course of Russian literature in January 1837?
55045. How did it start that some countries drive on the left side, while the United States drives on the right?
55046. What is the new name for the Jack Russell terrier?
55047. How many tons of sugar cane can one man cut on average in a working day using a cane machete?
55048. What links Ted Dexter, Florence Nightingale, Keats and Shelley?
55049. Is there a recipe anywhere for a dessert that English school kids called chocolate toothpaste?
55050. What is unihemispheric slow-wave sleep?
55051. What is ASTM?
55052. Has an atheist or agnostic ever appeared on United States currency?
55053. How did the PEZ candy get so named?
55054. What does ROTC stand for?
55055. What AFL team drafted Gale Sayers?
55056. In the movie "Remember the Titans" why does the Titan player who caught the interception run the same way the opponent's receiver is throwing? Is that their style of playing in the 80's or something?
55057. John Smith was elected council president of Jamestown, Virginia, the first permanent English settlement in North America. In what year did this occur?
55060. What is the formula behind the Duckworth-Lewis method?
55061. Who addressed his troops with these kind words, "Dogs, would you live forever?"
55062. Where exactly is the internet?
55065. What NFL great was the first to be paid $100,000 for a season?
55066. What type of hard liquor is the most consumed in the United States?
55067. Not counting bicentennial issues and mint mark changes, what US coin has been in circulation the longest without a change in design?
55068. What shape can a bubble make? How is a bubble made, and why does a bubble pop?
55069. What exactly does "toll free" mean? What does a toll free phone number do?
55070. Who was the first person to see Angel Falls in Venezuela?
55071. Who is the only Nobel Prize winning author to have appeared in Wisden?
55072. Under what circumstances did Samuel Pepys kiss a queen?
55073. What is the link between Phytophthora infestans and one of the biggest human migrations in history?
55074. What organization has been recognized four times by the Nobel Foundation?
55076. In the last line of which famous book does the author claim that the story "had a point" but has tempoarily forgotten what it was?
55077. What were George Washington's dentures made out of?
55079. Has there ever been in boxing history an occasion when a title fight has been stopped from taking place because the contenders were brothers?
55080. Who was the little black cartoon character with the bone in his nose that was followed about by a black crow?
55084. Talking of pollex, which ensured the death of a gladiator: pollice verso or pollice recto?
55085. What state has only I's as vowels in it?
55086. Is Nagorno-Karabahk officially a country?
55092. What Boston organization was responsible for the censorship of books, films and music?
55093. Who is the oldest man to have won the Olympic 100 metres?
55094. In which Olympic throwing event is the women's record further than the men's?
55096. What is the nearest commonwealth country to Australia?
55099. Who said, "Better to reign in hell than serve in heaven"?
55100. Ironically, who said that "The best thing to do with a box of cigars is to give them to your enemy"?
55101. Why did Hitler want to have the perfect race of blondes with blue eyes when he had brown hair and brown eyes himself?
55102. What famous artist designed album covers for the Rolling Stones?
55103. The Much Music headquarters are located in which Canadian city?
55104. When and why was New York city called "The Big Apple"?
55105. Why is aluminum foil shiny on one side but a little dull on the other?
55106. Who killed Superman?
55107. What was especially fitting about the choice of an author's name for an asteroid officially named in January 2005?
55108. How big is the world's largest known anthill?
55109. Which heavy metal band were said to have taken their name from an anagram scribbled on a beer-mat?
55110. Which have the better senses of smell and taste; men or women, or is there no noticeable difference between the sexes in that regard?
55112. What boxer has the best record of all time?
55113. How many different colours are there in the world?
55114. I heard that one in every three African American people are overweight. Why is this?
55116. Who was the first person to drive around mainland Australia?
55117. Where is the world's biggest organ?
55118. What is par on the Elfego Baca golf course?
55119. What is Boanthropy and how common is it?
55120. What percent of people who use personal ads for dating are already married?
55121. What was the first pain relief used during labor and when was it?
55122. Why is Friday the 13th considered unlucky?
55123. What is the name of the moving cowboy and cowgirl on Freemont Street in Las Vegas?
55124. I know why onions make me cry, but why does pepper make me sneeze?
55125. What is Soylent Green made out of?
55126. What's the biggest shoe size anyone has ever had?
55129. What is the phobia when you're afraid of cotton?
55131. Why is the number 7 considered lucky?
55132. Who are Jenny, Andy and Natalie on The Killers' album "Hot Fuss"?
55135. In which city was the first cinema built?
55136. What is Europe's largest island which is not a country in its own right?
55137. Which animal weighs the most: a polar bear, grizzly bear, or a walrus?
55138. Which desert is on the US-Mexico border?
55139. In which US state is the Jewel Cave system?
55140. Did Wile E. Coyote ever catch the Roadrunner?
55142. How many people were killed in the St. Valentine's Day massacre?
55144. What is the perfect game score without fouls in cricket?
55146. The people of Pays de Mont in Brittany were noted for doing what for a protracted length of time and what word did this originate?
55148. The title of which famous guitar driven pop song was inspired by a Muslim tale of love outside of an arranged marriage?
55149. What proportion of the world's Valentine's Day cards are sent by men?
55150. I'm sorry if you've seen this question before, but what causes deja vu?
55151. Which vegetable's name is derived from the ancient Palestine port of Ascalon?
55152. What would classical music lovers understand by the name "The Forty-eight"?
55153. Can you name the seven 'points' on a horse?
55155. What exactly is the difference between Holland and The Netherlands, or are they interchangable?
55157. The area around Phuket, Thailand, is one of only three tower Karst formations in the world. Where are the other two?
55158. What is supposed to take exactly 52 seconds?
55163. Who did Janis Joplin punch out at a party?
55164. What happened on the island of Zanzibar on August 27th, 1896 at 9am?
55166. What is the name of Niles and Daphne's baby in the final episode in the 1993 TV series 'Frasier'?
55167. Recently she played the wife of a coach, but she was playing the daughter of a doctor when she sang "Johnny Angel." Who is it?
55168. Dwight D. Eisenhower graduated from the United States Military Academy in what year?
55169. What World Hockey Association team did Bobby Hull join in 1972?
55170. What would I be telling you if I told you "Eg elska thig"?
55174. How many different Robins have been Batman's sidekick and what were their names?
55175. Who broke Batman's back, and what was the name of the series that this occurred in?
55177. How many days does it take to get to the moon?
55180. After oxygen, what is the most abundant element in the Earth's crust?
55181. About how many people live in the United States?
55182. Who was the Lady of the Lake?
55184. Which two Nigerian-born acts have had top 20 hits in the UK?
55185. The answer to question #14074 states there is a statue of John Lennon in Havana, Cuba. Where exactly is it, and why was it erected in Havana?
55186. From which language do we get the word "marmalade"?
55187. What name is given to the earliest surviving Christian hymns with music?
55188. The bird depicted on which country's flag is known as "the Eagle of Saladin"?
55189. What is the link between Casanova, Pope Pius XI, Boris Pasternak, Mao Tse Tung, and J. Edgar Hoover?
55190. Which European city was described by Ernest Hemingway as a "moveable feast" which stays with you wherever you go?
55191. What is a wendigo and what countries can this creature be found?
55194. Are there any presidents that have been born on major US holidays?
55195. Which famous person?s name is reckoned by some to be nothing more than a misspelling by a Roman historian of the Old Welsh word for ?victory??
55197. Which Everton footballer had an Olympic gold medal?
55198. In "Jaws" how did Quint die?
55203. On "Charmed" what college did Prue, Piper, Phoebe, and Paige attend?
55204. In the military I was told not to do this till I saw the albugineous. Don't do what?
55205. There is a museum where there is a scale model of the solar system. Most interesting is the fact that Pluto is found 6km away from this musuem. What is the name of this museum and where do they have the nearest star 'Proxima Centauri' (to scale) situated?
55207. When will the Earth's poles next switch, and how big of an effect will it have on the planet?
55208. Is it possible for the poles to melt and for the world to be covered in water? Would it be as filled with water as in the movie 'Waterworld'?
55209. How many females have been nominated for best director Oscar, and how many have won it?
55210. Why are the Academy Awards called the Oscars?
55211. What major company is rumored to have ties with the Church of Satan?
55213. One of his favorite sayings was "turn left at Albuquerque"?
55214. Who sang "Ode to Billy Jo"?
55215. Hedgehoppers Anonymous, where are they now?
55217. What popular new American TV show uses the British trip-hop group Massive Attack's hit song "Teardrop" in its opening title sequence?
55218. Which famous religion regards human misery as being due to the souls of those who were frozen and sent to Earth millions of years ago? What was Earth called then according to this religion?
55220. Which mammal grew the longest recorded fur and how long was it?
55221. When you're talking about a block (like "he lives 3 blocks away from her"), how big is a block exactly?
55222. What happens when you put non-microwavable plates in the microwave?
55223. Whose autobiography was entitled "Timebends"?
55224. The man regarded as the father of the Ariane series of rockets died recently. Who was he?
55225. Weevils have a reputation for being nasty and unwanted by humans. But what edible substance is obtained from certain weevils?
55226. In Australian horse racing, what was notorious about Strike Softly's run in the AHA Cup held at Bunbury, Western Australia, on January 13, 1983?
55227. Who topped Rolling Stone magazine's money-making list for 2004?
55228. What was the B side of Olivia Newton John's single "Let's Get Physical"?
55229. Some years ago I used a petrol pump for my car which was set in advance and delivered petrol without having to press the handle, stopping at the chosen amount automatically. I haven't seen one since, so are any of these still in use, and if not, why not?
55230. What colour is caffeine?
55233. Which insect has special organs in its wings that can detect the screams of bats?
55234. Why isn't there a liquid form to carbon dioxide?
55235. Who figured out that the Earth revolved around the sun and the sun didn't circle the Earth?
55236. What was the name of the diner frequented by the 'Seinfeld' cast?
55238. Which US poet had the middle names Weston Loomis?
55240. Who said "Those who do not study history are doomed to repeat it"?
55241. Are there any other U.S. states or countries where it is illegal to pump your own gasoline besides Oregon?
55242. What is the name of the Polish national airline?
55243. Where is the world's largest airport in terms of land area?
55244. I was in the gym and they had a Pink Panther music video on. I vaguely remember watching it in the 80s when I was a child, but I don't remember anything about what the show was about. Could he talk? All I remember is the theme music.
55245. How many airports does Nagoya, Japan have?
55246. Which international airport has the lowest safety record?
55247. What is one of the most popular reasons as to why the Mongols travelled in a westerly direction?
55248. How did beehives once become part of a military manoeuver?
55249. Who were the three men in Jerome K. Jerome's boat, and where were they going?
55250. What is a jujube?
55251. What is the link between Arthur Miller and Daniel Day-Lewis?
55252. What is a crumpet?
55253. How long does it take for bacteria to multiply itself?
55254. After Gettysburg, what was the largest battle of the American Civil War?
55255. Which US President was the first to wear contact lenses?
55257. In what year was the group 'Bowling for Soup' formed?
55258. Which toy inspired a riot at a New Brunswick Wal-mart in 1996?
55260. Which famous author's first published work, a poem, was discovered, after his death, to have been plagiarised?
55261. I know I have asked this already, without a reply, I'd like to re-ask it, as I need to find out an answer to this. When was the last full season Arsenal played primarily in yellow socks?
55262. The Russian word Chernobyl translates into this English word found in the Bible's Revelations?
55263. What do paul newman, christopher reeve, and oprah winfrey have in common?
55264. Whose 2004 one man show was entitled "So Many Things to Say"?
55265. Which country has won the most Olympic Gold Medals at 10,000 metres?
55266. Who said, "With great power comes great responsibility"? I ask because I am using it in an essay and I can't discover if it was made up by a comic book writer or if it's an actual quote said by someone famous.
55268. What is the name of the song used as the backround music in the arcade game "Toy Pop", and who was the writer of the song?
55269. What did US President Thomas Jefferson really invent and did he hold any patents?
55270. If A is about 4oz, B is about 8oz, C is about 12oz and D is about a pound, what am I referrng to?
55271. Which piece of folk music connects tetrominoes to Andrew Lloyd-Webber?
55272. According to Aristole what is the basis of all religion?
55273. In what country might you wear an verdegaio?
55274. What controversy was discovered 75 years ago today, where, and by whom?
55275. Just how many species of bird migrate in winter?
55276. Which 19th century Russian diplomat gave his name to cooked dishes and pastries containing chestnut puree?
55277. Which sport must an Australian woman play to become eligible for the Midge Nelson Medal?
55278. Which modern day sport is mentioned in Shakespeare's Henry V?
55279. What type of musical instrument would you be playing, if you were employing the Boehm system?
55280. Of clotted, single and double creams, which can / cannot safely be frozen?
55281. When paying for goods by credit card, if your credit limit has been exceeded, the shop may confiscate your card - is that true or false?
55282. What artist painted "The Great Masturbator"?
55283. Which 'Survivor' contestant learned how to swim just before going to the Outback?
55284. Which band (hurray to those who voted!) was proclaimed the worst band and had the worst album at the NME Awards this year?
55286. How many US nuclear bombs have been accidently lost and never recovered?
55287. Who said, "Our kids will become freaks! They'll have tan skin, no overbites, and five fingers on each hand"?
55288. "It's a ghastly place. Huge gangs of tough sinewy men roam the valleys terrifying people with their close harmony singing".
Where does this quote come from?
55289. Who decides when Easter and Whitsun are celebrated?
55290. Does it really make a difference if the detergent is put into the washer before the dirty clothes rather than after it?
55291. Should paper towels and toilet paper be placed in the dispenser so that the paper is pulled from the top or the bottom of the roll?
55292. What two US presidents were known to have kept weather diaries throughout their lives: Lincoln & Truman, Kennedy & Reagan, Washington & Jefferson, or Teddy Roosevelt & Nixon?
55294. I have a CD cracked all over by a series of very fine hairline cracks, a light bulb with the glass distorted and bulging outwards and a circuit board with all the compnnents violently blown. What single device could have done the damage to all three items?
55295. Which countries definitely had nuclear weapons but now claim to have none?
55296. Which famous actor has a former deputy prime minister as a brother and what was the occupation of his father?
55297. What female vocalist sang lead vocals in Pink Floyd's "Great Gig in the Sky"?
55298. Who holds the world record for being the oldest married couple?
55299. What female vocalist sang with Robert Plant on Led Zeppelin's "Battle for Evermore"?
55300. This performer at Woodstock may have posed the ultimate trivia question, or answer, when he later sang, "Anthing you want to know, Just ask me, And in the the words most in opinion and in demand, I'll give you an answer if I can, Catch one if you can, Passing by, That feels right to me"?
55301. Why is "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" season two certified as an 18?
55302. How many torpedos will the USS Jimmy Carter carry as a payload?
55303. Who was the first American singer to cover a Beatles song?
55304. Mibby is heading to Australia, and I've warned her to be wary of the Old Wife. Which creature was I referring to?
55305. In which sport would spectators watch participants executing balestras?
55306. More western movies have been set in a particular city compared to others. What is that city
55309. How many Beatles song's have the name of a woman in the title?
55310. The Beatles' movie "Help!" was originally supposed to be called what?
55311. What was Tasmania originally called?
55312. Why do we need to write "Yours faithfully" when we don't know the name of the recipient and "Yours sincerely" when we do know the name of the recipient?
55313. What was the Beatles' longest song, and what was their shortest?
55314. Who first used the word "nerd" (clue: it was'nt Fonzie)?
55315. What is difference *in America* between a bachelor's degree awarded 'with honors' and one awarded without - and do 'honors students' and other students follow different courses at undergraduate level?
55316. What is the metal tip on an umbrella called?
55317. What comics character frequently declares his hate of Monday?
55318. A 12th century forged letter inspired much European travel eastwards for the next two centuries. Which probably mythical ruler was claimed to have written the letter?
55319. I have a new laptop, with windows XP, and I've tried using alt 156 to get the pound sign, but that does'nt seem to work. Is there anything else I can do?
55321. Did Jimi Hendrix really light a fart onstage once?
55323. In 1997, Michigan became the sixteenth state to allow blind people to do what?
55324. On which written work were the first royalties paid?
55325. Who went from being a radio DJ to managing a radio station before directing TV programmes, running an ad agency, doing voiceovers for ads on TV and radio, working as a news anchorman and then starting a legal career, becoming the senior partner in a law firm?
55326. Whose real name is Ana Lynch?
55327. Which group had a hit and inspired the Macarena dance craze in 1996?
55328. Which is the easternmost city of Europe that is not in Russia?
55329. Why is a person's home a 'drum' in cockney rhyming slang?
55330. Which UK city has two ex trophey-winning Plymouth Argyle managers in charge of the two local football clubs?
55331. Who owns J. Larakette's spine, and why?
55332. Why are boyish girls called "tomboys"?
55333. In the States we call this symbol # a pound sign. What is it called in the UK?
55334. Where was "Fawlty Towers" set and how many episodes were there?
55335. Is the capital of France related in any way to the Paris of Homer's "Iliad"?
55336. What would I be singing about if I was singing "Tête, épaules, genoux, et pied"?
55337. What controls do certain countries put in place on their population?
55338. Who is Cruz?
55339. By what name is Alphonso Joseph D'Abruzzo more commonly known as?
55340. How did "Dear John Letters" get so named, and what are they called when the man ends the relationship with the lady?
55341. Per Capita, what coutries use highest number of cellular phones?
55342. Per Capita, what countries use the highest number of cigarettes?
55343. When was the first recorded evidence of someone giving up smoking, and who was it?
55344. Without changing the name of the place, which country has, in its history, changed the enunciation of its name?
55345. What US state has the longest name?
55347. Which charcter of the Simpsons has come out of the closet?
55350. How old was Loretta Lynn when she first became a grandmother?
55352. Where are the Isles of Langerhans located?
55353. Are there any other interesting historical buildings that lean, apart from the tower in Pisa?
55354. The song "We Used to Be Friends" by the Dandy Warhols is driving me mad as I'm convinced that it's on a soundtrack, but I can't find which one it is on. Can anybody help?
55356. What is the name of the yellow colouring that had been recalled due to its carcinogenic affects?
55359. What are the only two US states that have no counties within their borders?
55360. How did Siberian foxes make the news recently?
55361. What is a group of rhinos called?
55362. What is the origin of the term "get fired" as in: You might get fired if you go to work drunk?
55363. Who were the only two people to actually sign the US Declaration of Independence on July 4th?
55364. According to their scientific names which birds live in caves, which birds are little plums, which birds are little brothers and which birds milk goats?
55365. For each letter of the alphabet, what is the most populous city in the world starting with that letter? [Use only the names the cities are usually known by in the English speaking world]
55366. Who is the patron saint of Australia and why was she chosen?
55368. What is the tallest national landmark in the US?
55369. What and when was the first commercial satellite ever put into orbit?
55370. Which present-day African city was named Timbuktu?
55372. Which poem contains the line "Twenty will not come again"?
55373. What have Bruce Philip and Richard Young done which no one else has done?
55374. What links "Odds fish, what an ugly fellow I am" and "Warts and All"?
55375. What were the names of the two French ships under the command of La Perouse which entered Botany Bay, Australia, shortly after the First Fleet arrived in 1788?
55376. What unhappy fate befell a survivor following the sinking of the British ship Britannia in 1941?
55377. Who poisoned Michelle because he couldn't read labels?
55378. What are the names of the ghosts in Pac-Man and Ms. Pac-Man?
55380. On which Modest Mouse album can you find the song "So Much Beauty in Dirt"?
55381. Which Middle Eastern leader described the 1991 Gulf War as "the mother of all battles"?
55382. Where is the Matterhorn?
55385. In the movie "Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country" which eye was Chang missing? How had he lost it?
55386. What are some nicknames of Rasputin?
55387. Who was Rasputin?
55388. Before Hitler took the swatstica as his symbol it was the Indian symbol of something. What? Please include any information of the swatstica prior to Hitler.
55389. Which college is Lindsay Lohan attends?
55391. How did it come about that there was once two Thursdays in one week?
55392. Which country produces the most wine?
55393. Is there any reason why a few seemingly random towns and cities are named on BBC weather maps? How do they decide which ones to include on any given day?
55394. Which King of Britain met his wife at the alter?
55396. What are the four NBA teams that previously played in the ABA?
55397. Who was Ebenezer Good?
55398. Was Einstein an ethnic Jew or a religion Jew (or both)?
55399. What was Hitler's Christian denomination?
55400. Is Michael Jeter dead?
55401. Who was the first person to win the Super Bowl MVP award after having played for the losing team?
55402. Where did the word 'gimboid' come from?
55403. Where did the word 'disgustoid' come from?
55405. What happened on the 23rd of February 1939 for the first time?
55406. Which movie was Quentin Tarantino's first as Director?
55407. Who wrote the play "Our American Cousin"?
55408. What was the sequel to the book "Seven Little Australians"?
55409. The name of the book was "The Seed and the Sower". What was the name of the movie based on it?
55410. Is there a secret device inside trigger spray's that stops them from working when the original contents are finished, and if so, can this be removed?
55411. What was the original California state flag suppose to depict, and why was this changed?
55412. What is the name of Nic Cester's brother from the band, Jet?
55413. Ruslana, the Eurovision winner 2004, came to our school today. What political position does Ruslana hold in Ukraine?
55414. What are the top five causes of death in the United States?
55415. What color were Betty Davis' eyes?
55416. What are the Dead Sea Scrolls?
55420. Agent orange (paraquat) was used as a defoliant in the Vietnam "police action." Is it still used today in or by the US, and if so, what is it called now?
55421. What links Lazio, Fulham, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur?
55422. What is the job of the kidneys in the human body?
55423. We've heard of GPS, but what's TRS?
55424. Does the Queen of England endorse farm equipment and other machinery?
55425. What is the connection with a 20 kilogram rock and a word to describe a reel used to hold yarn as it is being wound off?
55426. Whose pet is said to be the Monster of Elizabeth Lake?
55427. What North Carolina town is famous for pottery?
55428. What city in Georgia is called "The Garden City"?
55429. What famous Civil War general refused to burn what city because he said it was too beautiful?
55430. Who won the first Daytona 500?
55431. We've seen the picture of the men who raised the flag on Mount Suribachi. How many are alive today?
55432. Excluding this year, of course, which was the last year the Stanley Cup was not awarded and why?
55434. What is a time loop?
55435. What was the first major world diplomatic agreement reached by telephone?
55436. Why did Dale Earnhardt perform a Polish victory lap while flying a flag bearing the number 28 after winning the Miller Genuine Draft 500 in 1993?
55437. Why is Dic Evans considered a hero?
55438. A newspaper that had printed on pink paper for over one hundred years printed on green paper for one day only. Which newspaper and what was the occasion?
55439. What are 10 minutes earlier in "Pulp Fiction" than they are in the editorial of the Times in London?
55440. What links Drake, Newton, Pepys and Belloc politically?
55441. What occurred firstly in 1968 and secondly in 1988?
55442. Who invented the TV dinner?
55443. Who is the female pictured on 'Persil Colour Care' boxes, in the UK at least?
55444. How is citric acid made?
55445. What size was the largest blue or black marlin ever caught?
55446. Who was the German emperor during the third crusade?
55447. When was George Harrison's birthday?
55448. Why were CDs orignally set to the odd time period of about 72 minutes?
55449. In small claims court in the U.S, does the plaintiff 'have to' attend, even if he/she is living overseas, and what is the time limit to bringing a case before the court?
55450. Did a zeppelin ever fly around the globe?
55451. In the US what are the statute of limitations for (1) felonies (2)misdemeanors?
55452. How old is Cerys Matthews?
55453. Peirce Brosnan and Sean Connery, both James Bond roletakers, have their birthday on the same day. What day is this?
55454. In the days of vinyl LP records did anyone ever make a three sided record?
55455. Which actor served in the Winter War against Russia and has a famous author as a cousin?
55456. When did the former Princess Diana and her lover Dodi Fayed start dating?
55457. What is the minimum cost of sending one piece of junk mail to every household in the UK?
55459. What is Lemoney Snicket's real name?
55460. Murphy has exactly one magic talent. Where does he live and what is his talent?
55461. Who was the youngest winner of the Daytona 500?
55462. When the moon rises each night, why does it rise in the northeast some nights, east on others and in the southeast later?
55463. Can anyone tell me the names of The Banana Splits? ( a childrens T.V. show in the 70's.)
55464. What player had the most opportunities (plate appearances) in a 20th-century season without any extra-base hits (that is, no doubles, triples, or homeruns)? Clues: He was a catcher. He was born in St. Louis, died in St. Louis, and he played for St. Louis the year he set this dubious, and little-known, record.
55465. How does the milk from each of the two teats of a kangaroo mother differ?
55466. Although not built, an internal combustion engine was designed in the 17th century. Who designed it and how was it fuelled?
55467. What was the first battle in which cannons were used?
55468. Does America have a patron saint?
55469. Can anyone identify Bob Cant?
55470. Who was the first person to propose the Big Bang theory?
55473. Which silent movie star?s coffin was found buried ten miles from its original grave in 1978?
55474. What were the two first names of the Grimm Brothers, famous for their fairytales?
55475. Who composed the theme tune to the Pink Panther?
55476. Who is reputed to have founded Carthage?
55477. Into what elements was Di subsequently separated?
55478. What is usually one quarter of a hide?
55479. How is a violoncello supported?
55480. What planet was the first to be discovered with the use of a telescope?
55481. What was the first moon (besides our own) to be discovered?
55482. A Yorkshireman is said to have performed a drinking feat and his nickname is immortalised in a much reproduced and very collectable Staffordshire-made item. What is the item, who is the Yorkshireman and is his legendary feat possible?
55483. To celebrate gmack's birthday, I thought a mathematical conundrum was in order for him to ponder on the way to the pub. Which animals' longevity is determined by two consecutive primes?
55484. What is the Spanish equivalent of saying "cheese" to a photographer? What is meant by the equivalent phrases in some other languages?
55485. When and how was the border between England and Wales established?
55486. Whose name is missing from this book title:
"... ........, Can You Feel the Silence?"
55487. Who was the first British Prime Minister to visit Australia whilst in office?
55488. Which was the first western country to establish diplomatic ties with China?
55489. Which fruit did Europeans originally call figs?
55491. If regular water is H2O, and heavy water is D2O, then what is T2O?
55492. What treaty comes into effect on Sunday 27 February 2005 without being ratified by the USA?
55494. Which golf club is a niblick?
55495. How many digits are represented by a bar code?
55496. What is the population of Vatican City?
55497. "Dead Man's Chest" will be the sequel to which film?
55498. What has a road junction got to do with this site?
55499. Is Monty Python a real person or just a name they made up for the troupe?