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Questions From Sep 14 00
6003. Who was the first gymnast ever to receive a perfect score in Olympic gymnastics history?
6005. What was the first movie shown in the White House?
6014. How many eggs do spiders lay?
6017. What is taxonomy?
6018. What was the name of the movie from the 70's or 80's that referred to 'red rum'?
6022. What movie did the song 'I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts' come from?
6024. Which US president's father administered him the oath of office?
6028. What was the first distilled at Montpellier medical school in 1300 A.D.?
6029. Who was the first person to make a recorded hole-in-one at golf?
6030. What is the longest word in the English language dictionary?
6036. Who was the first US president to hold a televised news conference?
6044. What is the world record for the men's 100 meter?
6045. What is the Olympic record for the men's 100 meter?
6046. Who holds the women's Olympic record for the 100 meter?
6048. How many calories are in beer?
6054. What is the number one non-food crop in the world?
6061. Is it true that the moon rises 50 minutes later each night until it is a new moon again?
6062. Did Lee Marvin act in the movie 'Great Scout and Cathouse Thursday?'
6063. What is the name of the actor in the famous Joe Isuzu car commercials?
6066. In a nursery rhyme who said, "What a good boy am I"?
6068. Who were the three US vice presidents named Johnson?
6071. What is the origin of expression "Say cheese" when taking a photograph?
6073. What is the value of pi?
6075. Which US president weighed over 300 pounds and once got stuck in the White House bath tub?
6081. Which country has banned their version of 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire' considering it to be an illegal lottery: Saudi Arabia, England, the United States, or Sweden?
6082. What was Thomas Alva Edison's favourite among his 1000-plus inventions: Edison storage battery, kinetoscope, phonograph, or incandescent light bulb?
6084. Who crusaded through the late 1960's and early 1970's for women's equality in big-time tennis: Mia Hamm, Billie Jean King, Chamique Holdsclaw, or Dot Richardson?
6088. What is the deepest lake in the world?
6095. Does it snow on the Egyptian pyramids and if so, do you have a picture?
6096. Which is the only sound that does not produce an echo?
6097. In miles per hour, how fast does the Earth travel around the Sun?
6110. Where did the term "Hail Mary pass" come from and who was the first person to throw one?
6114. In what year's Olympics were electric timing devices and a public address system used for the first time?
6120. Who was the Polish female sprint star of the 1936 Berlin Olympics who was found to have male genitalia 44 years later during an autopsy after she was killed in a freak shooting accident outside a supermarket in the United States in 1980?
6125. When did ice hockey originate?
6132. Who was the sports person from Portugal who was the first person to die during an Olympic event?
6133. Which great army general also represented his country at the Olympics?
6139. What state leads the US in the production of tobacco?
6140. In what year did the US federal government start printing paper money?
6148. What type of game first appeared in the game section of the 'New York World' newspaper on December 21, 1913?
6151. This appetite suppressant candy was introduced in 1937 and survived on the market for 44 years until a new fatal disease was discovered in 1981 that was spelled differently but pronounced the same way and consequently the company plummented because of poor publicity. What was the name of the candy?
6152. A health spa owner made up this hot cereal which consisted mostly of fiber enriched grains to enable his patrons to reduce their cholesterol and lose weight. While heating it, he dropped some of his concoction on the stove and when it dried he tasted it and it was better than the hot version. What is this healthy cereal called?
6153. What Major League players have made an unassisted triple play, and what teams did they play for?
6155. What is the larva of the ant lion called?
6158. When a catcher has to throw from home plate to second base, what is the distance on an official National League field?
6163. What wood is most widely used in making pencils in the United States?
6173. What was outlawed in Japan in the 1950's because of the high number of traffic accidents caused by motorists craning their necks to watch others with this item?
6177. Was there ever a woman said to have died while having a horse lowered onto her to satisfy her unusual sexual appetite?
6179. Where did comic book superhero Flash keep his costume when it wasn't in use?
6180. What was the name of the first ship to cross the North Pole beneath the Arctic ice?
6181. What was Dudley Do-Right's girlfriend's name?
6183. What was the first man-made object to escape our solar system?
6184. Where is the only place the United States flag is flown at full staff 24 hours a day, 365 days a year without being raised, lowered, or saluted?
6185. What country has the greatest number of islands in the world?
6192. To what other government office was Ronald Reagan elected?
6196. The olympic motto: citius, altius, fortius is a latin phrase that means what?
6198. When did diving first become an event sport in the Olympics?
6200. In which state was the chocolate chip cookie invented?
6204. What city were the 1916 Olympics supposed to be in before they were cancelled?
6213. Novelist Anne Rice stated that she had a phobia for what?
6221. What cities were supposed to host the 1940 and 1944 Olympics?
6222. What Major League Baseball team has been in all three divisions of its league without changing cities?
6224. In the 1940's this sport was played in California for a crate of Pepsi. Today the World Tour offers more than $5M in prize money. What is it?
6231. When was the Beatles' last live concert?
6232. What is the name of the city where the very first recorded auto accident occurred in 1896?
6234. Who was the first player to get hits for two different teams in two different cities on the same day?
6237. Which rock singer's real name is Vince Furnier?
6238. Which US president's real name was Leslie King?
6239. Which actor's real name was Michael Shalhoub?
6241. In 1956 the Giants and Redskins played a football game. What was the final score?
6242. What actress and singer was married to Robert Goulet in the early 60's?
6244. Which singer and pianist's real name was Barry Pincus?
6245. Which comedian's real name was Robert Davies?
6246. Where was Isaac Newton buried?
6248. What is the first animated movie to make $100,000,000 domestically?
6250. What city in the world has the lowest birth rate?
6253. What name did Vincent Van Gogh sign to his paintings?
6258. Who was the first person to have a complete sex change?
6265. What is the longest English word you can type using only your left hand?
6266. Who are the thre longest running sports broadcasters who work for Los Angeles teams?
6267. What US state doesn't have houseflies?
6270. What are the five largest domestic cat breeds in descending order?
6279. The phrase 'due process of law' occurs in what two places in the US Constitution?
6280. Based on the Constitution, how many states are needed today to ratify a constitutional amendment?
6281. What state did the Beverly Hillbillies come from before they went to California?
6290. In measurement of liquids, is a cc the same as an mg?
6293. In which ocean is Bromley Plateau?
6298. What anti-draft song was 45 minutes long?
6302. What is the term used in wrestling which implies that the opponent's shoulders have been pinned?
6306. Who was Sally Ride and is that song about her?
6307. In an Olympic stadium where opening ceremonies are held, how many meters is it from one point on the track all the way around to the same point?
6316. What is the rare condition in which all of the affected person's internal organs are located on the opposite side 'mirrored' from the normal locations?
6322. What famous structure has 1,792 steps?
6323. What is the name of the original painting in which the dog Nipper of RCA Victor appears?
6328. What travels at 186,200 miles per second?
6332. Which of the 50 United States takes in the least amount of tourist dollars?
6335. Who was the first ever Olympic medallist?
6337. What are the two newest events in the Olympics?
6338. How many sports are in the Olympic games?
6339. Which US president is pictured on the five-hundred dollar bill?
6340. What is the name of the Lone Ranger's nephew's horse?
6342. Which animal was first to be listed on the 'Endangered Species List?'
6343. Does a woman have more ribs than a man?
6344. Approximately how many strides does Michael Johnson take in running a 400m race?
6346. What Major League Baseball pitcher has the record for no-hitters?
6359. What disaster, natural or man-made, happened on 2nd August 1973?
6360. What disaster, natural or man-made, happened on 27th March 1980?
6364. Is it true that people of the Negroid race make bad swimmers due to the fact that their bones are more dense than the other races of the world and have a tendency to sink?
6366. Which is the only country besides the United States and the USSR to have won gold in an Olympics for men's basketball?
6370. What was the seventh, and much less known, flag to fly over Texas?
6379. How was the nickname 'Peg or Peggy' derived from Margaret?
6382. Which company buys more sugar than any other company in the world?
6386. What do the French call the holiday that Americans call Halloween?
6390. How many US states are commonwealths and which states are they?
6391. How many nations are competing in the 2000 Olympics?
6392. An average human has 46 chromosomes. How many does a cabbage have?
6402. What is a curling tournament called?
6406. What is the largest man-made structure in the world?
6414. How many times does the word 'lord' appear in the Bible?
6415. The largest salt lake in the world is 12,000 sq km (4600 sq mile.) What is the name of it and where is it located?
6417. What is unusual about the Chicago River?
6422. In which book do the following characters appear: Dr. Page, Dr. Llewellyn, Sir Robert Abbey and Sir Jenner Halliday?
6423. In which book do the following characters appear: Miss Elizabeth Chetwynd and her brother, the Reverend Archibald Jones, and a Wesleyan Methodist preacher?
6424. In which book do the characters Mr. Mottram and Mr. Wilcox appear?
6425. Who or what is Ray Ling?
6426. Who or what is 'The Drain?'
6429. In 1960 and in 1964 an Ethiopian palace guard won the gold medal in the marathon race. What was unsual about his victories?
6431. Enriqueta Basilo was the first women to light the Olympic flame at the opening of the Olympic games. Where were the games held?
6436. At the closing ceremonies of the Olympic games, what does the mayor of the current Olympic host city present to the mayor of the next host city?
6442. What does the word 'Eskimo' mean?
6450. Who was the oldest person to be nominated for president of the United States?
6468. What city hosted the first Olympic summer games in the southern hemisphere?
6474. Who proved the Earth is round?
6475. Whose picture is on the one million dollar bill?
6481. What is a mother whale called?
6482. What is a mother bear called?
6484. Whose voice was heard as Prince Charming in Disney's 1950 version of 'Cinderella?'