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Questions From Nov 01 07
88003. Which is the least sugary alcoholic drink?
88004. What was Ward Cleaver's occupation on 'Leave It To Beaver'?
88005. What song is playing in the background in 'Smallville' season 7 episode 4, titled 'Cure', at the end when Chole and Jimmy are talking with each other?
88007. What country has the shortest coastline?
88008. How many feet are in the average "story" in buildings?
88009. In what US states do wolves still live in the wild?
88011. Which composer lived next to Harpo Marx and was disturbed by the constant emulation of his preludes by Harpo?
88012. Emily comes from a place famous for culture and a particular food, Henry comes from somewhere famous for wine, Linda from somewhere famous for skiing. Who are they, and where does Lucy come from?
88013. How much money did Britney Spears' "Blackout" make in the first day?
88016. Which Buddhist monk developed a new language to bridge the Mongolian, Tibetan and Chinese languages during the time of Kublai Khan and what was the name of this language?
88017. What eventually famous chocolate maker dropped out of school in the 4th grade to be a printer's apprentice?
88018. Which staff member fixes Hedwig after she gets hurt delivering a message to Harry Potter?
88019. Which spieces of marsupial has the smallest Y chromosomes?
88020. John Mayer's "Waiting on the World to Change" has climbed the R&B charts how many separate times?
88021. What Roy Acuff hit led to his joining the Grand Ole Opry?
88022. Nia Vardalos is doing what she does best, being Greek. This time she is filming in Greece, among the ruins no less. "My Life in Ruins" reunites her with the person who brought her breakthrough film "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" to the silver screen. Who produced both films?
88023. Liberal leader Stéphane Dion was left without a second-in-command. Marcel Proulx resigned after he heard that his post had been offered to another party member. Who was the position offered to?
88024. Al Waxman was probably best known for his role on 'Cagney and Lacey'. But his first big role was as the 'King of Kensington' in the series of the same name. Where is the statue erected in his honour located?
88025. Who was Kelly Clarkson?s competition in the finale of "American Idol"?
88026. Who is considered the founder of the modern Olympic games?
88028. In 2002 Toby Keith released what album?
88029. When was the world's first 100 point NBA game?
88030. The "witch of the sea," this octopus villain is set on overthrowing the MerKing Triton and ruling the seas herself in 'The Little Mermaid'?
88031. Ryan Phillips is the Lions' defensive secondary. What does he do in the off season?
88033. Now a controversial subject with suburban planners, in which nation were cul-de-sacs introduced?
88034. What is the name given to the foam caused by waves on the sea?
88035. Is there a law in Indiana that a minister must register his being ordained somewhere?
88036. Besides mother's what other kinds of milk are there?
88037. I'm looking for a book. I cannot for the life of me remember who wrote it or what it was called, but I can recall that the copy I read had a cover with a hole in a frozen lake, and a red ribbon on that. It was about a girl who "drowned," but was actually murdered, and it involves her brother and her best friend (I think her brother's name might have been Spike or Zeke, but I could be wrong). It teenage horror fiction, and not being able to recall the details is driving me crazy! If anyone can help me with this, I would appreciate it a lot!
88038. Why do men have nipples when they never have any use for them?
88039. What's the name of the Abbott and Costello movie where they are in a haunted house?
88040. In the Police video for "Don't Stand So Close To Me" the band member wearing the graduation cap is holding some type of instrument in his hand. What is it?
88041. Excluding offshore islands, which country has the longest coastline?
88042. How many calories are in a fortune cookie?
88043. Why does Hawaii's flag have a Union Jack on it?
88044. Excluding river islands, what is the largest island of Sudan?
88045. What do Formosan termites spray in their nests to ward off other insects?
88046. What is the highest point of Dzharylgach Island, Ukraine?
88047. In 'Harry Potter' which magical creature is invisible to a person who has not seen someone die?
88048. Which landlocked country contains the world's northernmost desert sand dunes?
88049. What is the largest island of Morocco?
88050. What phrase does Kelly Clarkson often use?
88051. Who was the ancient Muslim economist who believed money was created in pre-history by a super race of men, and what was the name of this super race of prehistorical men?
88053. Which writer said the fall of the Roman empire was due to 'he gar philochrematia'?
88054. Although Jesus Christ redeemed the sins of men, the Monophysites believed that Satan had this counter-weapon for his vengeance. What did he unleash on to the world?
88055. What suburb in Sydney has the same name as a suburb in Phoenix, Arizona?
88056. Which hill did the Olympick games originate in the 17th century?
88057. Swedish born émigré and engineer Gideon Sundback designed a slide-closing fastener. The name zipper was not coined by either Sundback or his company, Universal Fastener Company. Which company gave the name to the device they used on their galoshes?
88058. An imam who has been fighting his deportation from Canada was arrested and held recently by Border Services. Said Jaziri was held in a Laval detention centre as they sorted out information. Which country is his homeland?
88059. Finance ministers have a tradition of wearing a new pair of shoes to deliver a new budget. Which finance minister started the tradition in 1966?
88060. Three soccer teams; the Toronto FC, the Vancouver Whitecaps FC and the Montreal Impact, are working out a strategic alliance that will bring soccer more to the forefront of Canadian sport in development and awareness. Vancouver and Montreal belong to the United Soccer League. Which does Toronto belong to?
88061. Which contestant on Spike TV's 'Ultimate Fighter' fought in UFC 55?
88062. Who was the first person to be fired on the show 'The Apprentice'?
88063. The Spiderman film trilogy thus far as earned a record breaking how much in worldwide sales?
88064. Who was the traffic engineer who invented the traffic signal?
88065. Who played 'The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.' in the television show of the same name?
88066. What was the name of Alabama's 1986 CD?
88067. Does Queen Elizabeth have a surname?
88068. What lyric was John Lennon actually singing in 'Strawberry Fields Forever' that was misinterpreted by the "Paul is Dead" crowd as being "I buried Paul"?
88069. How did The Beatles' road manager Mal Evans die?
88070. Is "What Shall We Do with a Drunken Sailor" a genuine pirate song, i.e. actually sung by pirates onboard their ships when they got a bit rowdy, or not?
88071. What Disney animal villain tries to kill his own brother, Mufasa, and his nephew, Simba, in order to rule the Lion Kingdom?
88072. Is Miley Cyrus' mother dead in real life?
88073. What did it read above Christ when he was crucified?
88074. Eric Clapton's 1974 album "Ocean Boulevard" reached how high on the charts?
88075. What is the connection between a Chinese dynasty, Iceland, and early(ish) British television? (This question carries an obscurity warning.)
88080. Which anatomist has both a valve in the heart and part of the head named after him?
88081. What is the fifth division of the palaezoic era of the geological timescale?
88083. Which Australian scientist had a reduction process named after him which enabled the modification of steroids?
88084. Which Melbourne suburb was named after a governor of Victoria in the 1880's?
88085. Which three American basketball players won gold at the Olympics as both an amatuer and a professional?
88086. Are even decimal FM frequencies in use anywhere in the world?
88088. Who said, "The brain is not an organ of thinking but an organ of survival, like claws and fangs"?
88089. Which element was named after an Etruscan god?
88090. What begins at the 8th month at 8 o'clock on 2008?
88091. Which element has the etymological Sanskrit term for sky?
88092. Has Morocco changed its name to Morroc and if so then why?
88093. What sea-fearing explorer took his first sea voyage when he was 14 years old, before setting out to find China in 1492?
88094. A farm group recently imported a shipload of fertilizer through the port of Churchill. The group estimates they saved $40 a tonne in shipping by avoiding the coastal ports. Where was the fertilizer exported from?
88095. The first of these were developed during World War I to help purchase Victory Bonds, War Saving Certificates and War Saving Stamps. It was during the fourth campaign that its name was coined. What was the name of the program?
88096. Former athletes populate the airwaves and the television screens, reporting on games and adding commentary. What word was coined by Howard Cosell to describe this phenomenon?
88097. Leonard Brockington was referred to as "Canada's best known after dinner speaker" by Knowlton Nash. He was the first president of which corporation?
88098. Who was the oldest man to win the PGA?
88099. Which author has the initials C.W.E.J.?
88100. In what state was Brooks & Dunn's Ronnie Dunn born?
88101. What villain is the arch-rival of the X-men?
88102. Who became the youngest ever Wimbledon champion when she teamed with Helena Sukova to win the women's double in 1996?
88103. Who is "Mr. November"?
88104. Why does Robert Francis Kennedy have a plain white cross and a plain white marker on his burial site when he deserves something better than that?
88105. Are all forms of energy visible to the eye?
88108. It is widely known that adultery is an acceptable grounds for divorce in Canada. Is it actually a crime listed in the Criminal Code of Canada?
88109. What Beatles' song contains the lyric, "I told you 'bout Strawberry Fields"?
88110. Are there any rules in Canada about if a newly designated area must be called a town or a city?
88111. What is the only word in the English language, to the best of my knowledge, that contains the letter combination U, E, U, E in that order?
88113. Why is the home plate in baseball shaped like a pentagon?
88114. On what book did Maugham first put his famous symbol, and where did he get it?
88115. Is the human brain the biggest of any other mammal's?
88116. Who was the first barefooted placekicker in the NFL?
88117. What exactly is a canker sore?
88118. When was chocolate milk first marketed to the public?
88119. Is there a way to check if a website has a virus before going to it?
88122. In the novel '1984' Winston's wife was named Katherine, correct?
88123. What is the highest point on Koyaama Island, Somalia?
88124. What is the highest point on Mukawwar Island, Sudan?
88126. What does the German word 'Entzauberung' mean?
88127. What is 'purpose-rationalism'?
88128. What is the rarest of the rare element?
88129. What were the favored children of Yaweh called?
88130. Who was the oldest person to fight in UFC 55, but prior to that was a Boston police officer and MMA fighter?
88131. Which soap has the pub ?The Malt Shovel??
88132. What do ?Memory? and ?Green Door?, lyrically, have in common?
88133. In darts, what is the lowest score for three trebles?
88134. In which city was ?Das Kapital? written?
88135. What villain eventually gains power as the Sultan then goes from that to Sorcerer, to Cobra to the most powerful Genie?
88136. His Christmas fundraiser 'The Huron Carole' has evolved into the 'Singing for Supper,' a grassroots focused fundraiser now in its fourth year. Who is he?
88137. Alan Jackson debuted this song on the 2001 Country Music Association Awards Show. It won Song if the Year in 2002. What was the song?
88138. Aung San Suu Kyi was granted honorary Canadian citizenship recently but she was not on hand to accept. Why didn't Myanmar's former Prime Minister attend the ceremony?
88139. CBC's International Services broadcast programming to countries behind the Iron Curtain. They worked with Voice Over America and BBC World Service to ensure their broadcasts reached the ears of Russians, Hungarians, Poles and Ukrainians. What was the USSR doing that the three services needed to work together to combat?
88140. Can anyone please tell me an author/s with initials A & JA who has written a book with the initials TJP?
88141. Former Raptor, Jazz and Sun player Keon Clark was recently arrested on drugs and weapons charges. U.S. Marshals arrested him on a bus heading to which major city?
88142. Of the US founding fathers who became president, which one did not go to college?
88143. In the Beatles? songs, in what building did Eleanor Rigby die?
88144. Which state became the first state to adopt the Constitution on December 7, 1787?
88145. Toby Keith was born in what year?
88146. Who is the owner of Infineon Raceway?
88147. What makes string cheese stringy?
88148. What is spit made out of - obviously water, but what else is in there?
88149. How many millionaires have been made on the US version of 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire?' This includes both Regis and Meredith. If there are multi-million dollar winners, please include them too.
88150. Where can I find the song that Casey and Noel sing on the episode 'Show Off-Tune' of 'Life With Derek'?
88151. What is the only continent on Earth without an active volcano?
88152. I shouldn't be so interested, but what does the chatspeak symbol <3 mean? It looks like an ice cream cone to me but can't be that.
88153. What is the shortest border between two countries with completely different governments, not counting principalities or Monaco, Andorra, Vatican or Gibraltar?
88154. Following billy's question about saliva, why is snot so totally sticky?
88155. Are crows raptors?
88157. Which three players kicked 100 or more goals in one season of the Victorian Football League?
88158. Which surfer is credited with giving the Hawaiian break called 'pipeline' its name?
88159. Which marsupial was named after a naturalist who was killed by aborigines during an expedition with Ludwig Leichardt?
88161. Who is credited with being the first person to use the word geology?
88163. For what type of device does magician and skeptical commentator Penn Jillette hold a patent?
88164. What have researchers out of Spain recently found does a better job of re-hydrating your body than a glass of water could?
88165. What does RSPCA stand for relating to the animal organization?
88166. Did Israel and Saudi Arabia ever share a land border?
88167. Is Oceania a continent?
88168. What is the highest point in the Sawabi Islands, Djibouti?
88170. A VFL match in 1921 was interrupted when a bugler marched onto the field and played the last post to commemorate whose death?
88171. What woman, known for the headway she made in the field of nursing and the sanitation conditions in hospitals, became superintendent of the Hospital for Invalid Gentlewomen in London in 1853?
88172. When was the first artificial heart implanted?
88173. When did the AFL start?
88174. Glen Campbell took two records to number one on both the pop and country charts. The first was "Rhinestone Cowboy." What was the other?
88175. What female tennis player has the fastest serve ever recorded?
88176. The government of Nova Scotia has provided $36 million to a struggling provincial industry but deny it's a bailout. Which industry received the money?
88177. An alarming new theft trend is being evident, particularly in Toronto. Which car part is being stolen from parked vehicles?
88178. What is the name of Rihanna's sophomore album?
88179. This 'Spider-Man 2' villain is driven into insanity by the death of his wife and the failure of the nuclear fusion experiment. What is his name?
88180. The Giller Prize was started by Toronto businessman Jack Rabinovitch in honour of his wife, Doris Giller who worked for the Toronto Star. Which position did she hold?
88181. Once Peru had withdrawn its 2011 World Cup bid, Canada had only one other country vying to host the women's World Cup. Which country also wanted to host the tournament?
88182. How many albums did Crowded House release before their first break-up?
88183. What was the name of Garth Brooks? 1993 CD?
88184. What actor played the part of a pirate in the film 'Pirates of the Carribean' and also starred in 'Phantom of the Opera'?
88186. What was Andy's late wife's name on 'The Andy Griffith Show'?
88187. Does Dennis "Hey Mr. Wilson!" in the US have anything to do with Britain's Dennis the Menace character?
88188. Elizabeth II, the most travelled monarch in history, famously does not have a passport. Is this normal for a Head of State, or do the Presidents and Heads of other nations have to have one?
88189. Will the recent World Music Awards held in Monte Carlo be broadcast on television?
88190. What is the biggest selling album of the year so far?
88191. Which author with initials L.H. wrote a book with title initials A.T.N.F. please?
88192. I've already Googled for this one, but someone might know it. In Walsall Station is a large sign over a stairway to Platforms 2 and 3, "While the Railway quietly recurs." Anyone know where this is from, and what the heck it means anyway?
88193. What is John Mellencamp's middle name?
88194. To take the saying literally, which catches more flies - honey or vinegar?
88195. Which has sold more copies, the Bible or the Koran?
88196. What is the name of the typeface used for the titles of 'Star Trek: The Next Generation'?
88197. In the Bobby Gentry song "Ode to Billie Joe", did Billie Joe fake his death? If not, what did they throw off the bridge?
88198. It has been said that Mandarin Chinese is the most spoken language in the world. Is this true? How many more people speak Mandarin than the second-most spoken language?
88199. How many separate album covers did Led Zeppelin release for their final studio album "In Through the Out Door"?
88200. What is officially the longest non-medical word in the English language?
88201. Is Walt Disney cryogenically frozen or is this just a myth?
88202. What brand bug vacuum has the most powerful suction?
88203. What profession would be most likely to use fracture mechanics?
88204. What is the least populated capital of the world?
88205. Who has been ranked the number one tennis player for the longest period of time?
88206. Which New York based company founder in the 1850s had a visiting card that carried details of the safety features of the equipment manufactured by his company and also details of how people died after using competitor machines?
88207. What is the name of the bacterium inside African sheep which detoxifies the poisons from the plants it ingests?
88208. Which plant do tortoises eat to nullify the effects of snake bites?
88209. If all the milli-voltages in the human body were summed together, how many volts would the average human being generate?
88210. Did any Swedish city ever change name?
88212. What is the name of Daredevil's most infamous opponent, a psychopathic assassin looking to bring down the title character?
88213. What is the world's first baseball field?
88214. Baseball Canada's team is a list of up and coming talent. There are only four players from the 2004 Olympic team on the roster. They are Mike Johnson, Mike Kusiewicz, Jeremy Ware and who else?
88215. Paul Ledoux's musical about a delusional Saskatchewan farmer was originally titled, "I Love You, Anne Murray". It was later re-titled "Strange Love". Who was the farmer in love with singer Anne Murray?
88216. This disease is five to seven times higher in first nations people, including children, than in the mainstream population. The federal government has pledged $3.7 million to reduce the waiting times for treatment. What is the disease?
88217. What Dixie Chicks record was sitting at number one when lead singer Natalie Maines told a London audience, "We're ashamed the president of the United States is from Texas," shortly before the U.S. attacked Iraq in March 2003?
88218. What was the title of Conway Twitty's 1962 album?
88219. What two brothers are known for compiling fairy tales into a series of books in the 1800's so generations of young readers could read and enjoy these timeless tales?
88221. Sheila Watt-Cloutier is confident the planet Earth will be the winner because of Al Gore's Nobel Peace Prize. She is the International Chair for which organization?
88222. What is wassailing, as in "Here we go a wassailing amoungst the leaves so green"?
88224. What is the difference between an Evangelical and a Southern Baptist, if any?
88225. Which author with initials N.H. wrote a book, the initials of the title being F.P.?
88226. How in private affairs is French President Nicolas Sarkozy a first for a French Head of State?
88228. How did they come up with the brand name Exxon?
88229. How many members are in the current line up of Johnny Maestro and the Brooklyn Bridge?
88230. Is there an architectural term for a window centered directly within the triangle that forms the pediment of a building?
88231. On the rare occasions when Wile E. Coyote actually spoke, did Mel Blanc provide the voice?
88232. Both the shortest and the longest Beatles' songs appear on the same studio album. What are those songs?
88233. From what school did the members of Pink Floyd recruit the students to sing the chorus on "Another Brick in the Wall"?
88234. What era of homo sapien evolution is described literally by archaelogists as "Southern Walking Ape Man"?
88235. In what episode is Peter Griffin from 'Family Guy' chased by an angry mob?
88236. Gomer Pyle recently received an honorary promotion by the U.S. Marine Corps. What is his new rank and where was the celebration held?
88237. What song has the lyrics "change their partners like they change their underwear"?
88239. What episode of the "Honeymooners" are they throwing suitcases out the second story window?
88240. Dr. Sun Yat Sen, the first leader of the Chinese republic in 1912, is considered a hero both in mainland China and Taiwan today. What about his successor, Yuan Shikai?
88241. What is the highest island mountain in Panama? (Note: Not mainland).
88242. Legend has it that a young lad astonished his teacher by adding the numbers from one to a hundred in a trice. He completed his magnum opus by the age of twenty-one, and throughout his long life continued to make mathematical discoveries. Today a banknote bears his likeness and a crater on the moon his name. What is it?
88243. Did any Dutch city ever change its name?
88244. Once flattered if not wooed by a well-know but erratic critic, who was the spinster whose name is now associated with a coveted art prize?
88245. Urartu and Shubartu are Assyrian names. What do these names mean?
88246. Via Rail has received $516 million in capital funding recently. It should correct the problem of trains being late due to equipment breakdown and malfunction. Which engines are causing 70% of the problems?
88247. Most babies have eaten pablum, a processed cereal developed by paediatricians Frederick Tisdall and Theodore Drake, among others, in 1931 for Mead Johnson Company. It comes from the Latin word 'pabulum'. What does 'pabulum' mean?
88248. The Main Event in UFC 55 featured a fight between two heavyweights. One was called "Pitbull", the other was Paul Buentello. What was his nickname?
88249. What computer game written by Steve Russell, a computer programmer from MIT, is considered to be the first official computer game?
88250. Trisha Yearwood and LeAnn Rimes both released versions of what song in 1997?
88251. The patent for the electric light bulb was sold to Thomas Edison when the inventor was a medical student. Which Canadian inventor patented it in 1874?
88252. Rob Thomas grew up in Florida. It was one of two states he grew up in. What is the other?
88253. Thrasher general manager Don Waddell recently took over interim coaching duties until he can find a new head coach. Who did he fire?
88254. Who is one of Marvel Comics' most iconic villians and the archnemsis of the Fantastic Four?
88255. What was the name of Toby Keith?s 2001 CD?
88256. In the Dwight Yoakam video for 'A Thousand Miles From Nowhere' he's playing his guitar on a moving what?
88257. Which eight letter word that begins and ends with the same letter, is used in France to describe a person who dodges military service by obtaining a government post that entitles him to exemption?
88258. Whose 1980's autobiography sounds identical to the name of a Marx Brothers' film?
88259. Who was the first president to live in the White House?
88261. What is Eric Burdon's middle name?
88262. What Linkin Park music video has the theme of paranoia?
88263. What is the Act of Parliament that has made smoking illegal in public places in the UK?
88264. What are the oldest minted coins still in use today as legal tender?
88265. Where and what weight was the heaviest ever Atlantic salmon caught, sea or river and by any method?
88266. Who is America's tallest living man?
88267. What is the difference between a chest of draws, cupboard, and a dresser?
88268. Where, exactly, is Chichen Itza located?
88271. My new T-shirt has a picture of a naval veteran, engineer, and author on it. It says "I Answer For Him". Who is he and what is the significance of the slogan?
88272. 'Standing a naughty child in the corner' is a custom that originated where?
88274. How did Democritus explain the nature of taste and its atomic processing into flavour?
88275. Which writer described human beings as a "wedge of darkness"?
88276. Can anyone tell me the name of the turkey from one of 'The Good Life' episodes starring Richard Briers?
88277. The Denmark Strait separates what two large islands?
88278. Who was the first known King on Earth? And where did Noah live?
88283. The method for successfully freezing fish and food was developed in 1926 and 1929 respectively, by Dr. Archibald G. Huntsman. The University of Toronto created a Dr. Archibald G. Huntsman Award in his honour. Which department decides the winner?
88284. The Qikiqtani General Hospital in Iqauluit recently opened and is facing the same challenge as many rural and isolated health facilities, staffing. Which hospital were they transferring services from?
88285. What 'Matrix' villain meets his match in Keanu Reeves' character?
88286. Which tennis player has the most Wimbledon women's singles wins?
88287. What songs did Elton John perform at the Concert for Diana at Wembley Stadium this summer?
88288. Rob Thomas' first CD ?Something To Be? knocked what artist out of number one?
88289. Next season will bring what is considered a direct threat to the CFL. What will happen at Toronto's Rogers Centre next year?
88290. What 1973 Charlie Rich record hit number one on both the country and pop charts?
88291. Garth Brooks? 1997 CD ?Sevens? reached how high on the country charts?
88292. What was the first "brand" of credit card?
88293. Who gave the longest Presidential inaugural speech?
88294. On the recent 2007 CMA awards who thanked his ex-wife in his writer's acceptance speech?
88295. The 21 foot high statue of chokecherries is a prominent feature of downtown Lancer, Saskatchewan. When is the annual chokeberry festival held?
88296. Under Roman rule, what were the five largest cities of Britain?
88297. If you do something on purpose, do you do it purposely or purposefully, or either?
88298. Who was the first Socialist elected to Congress?
88299. Can anyone tell me the name of a Christmas Song or Carol which has the line 'Glory Alleluia sang the angels in the sky'? Thank you.J.
88300. Was Dr. Benjamin Spock, noted child doctor of the '60s, in any way an inspiration for the name Spock of the 'Star Trek' character?
88301. How does one gain access to the roof balcony of Mr. Toilet's new house in Suwon?
88302. Who invented Zorbs?
88303. What is the song that was played on the 'Walker, Texas Ranger' episode 188 called 'Faith' with Dionne Warwick?
88305. What is the latest discovery claimed about da Vinci's "The Last Supper"?
88306. For how long has Antarctica been regarded as a continent?
88307. What was the northernmost settlement ever ruled by the Romans?
88308. What was the southernmost settlement ever ruled by the Romans?
88310. Without Sir Sanford Fleming's invention, time as we know it would be erratic. Although not adopted at the International Meridian Conference of 1884, 129 countries had adopted it in the next 50 years. What was his invention?
88311. It may not have been the Twin Towers, but a plane hit a building in Richmond, B.C., spreading debris across three floors but leaving the structure practically intact. Who was the pilot?
88312. Singer songwriter Diana Krall was featured in an ad campaign for which company earlier this year?
88313. The University of Toronto Blues have recently earned a distinction it has never had in its 130 year existence. Which record did they attain?
88314. How many countries are there in Africa?
88315. What villain, portrayed by Kathy Bates in 'Misery' wouldn't consider herself a bad guy, probably just a die hard fan who wants to keep her favorite author to herself?
88316. What city held the World's Fair in 1889? It was the site of the first Ferris Wheel, too!
88317. Chelsea football club's home ground of Stamford Bridge is supposedly named after the aforementioned battle which took place in 1066 in Yorkshire, but why then do Chelsea call it their home ground since Chelsea is based in London?
88318. In the movie 'Dirty Harry' what is the name on the yellow school bus which has been hijacked by the Scorpio killer?
88319. When did Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak first release the Apple Computer?
88320. What is the name of the PGA Championship trophy?
88321. The quartet of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young left their previous bands to form this group. Which two members left the same band?
88322. Led Zeppelin guitarist and producer Jimmy Page is said to have purposely misprinted the "run time" of which song on the band's first album to ensure more radio play?
88323. Which artist or band won the very first Grammy for 'Album of the Year'?
88324. Could a spacecraft actually land on the planet Mercury?
88325. How is it that some pool tables are able to tell the difference between a numbered ball and the cue ball?
88326. What year was Jon Bon Jovi born?
88328. Who was the designer of the first jet plane that flew? Hint: forget Whittle and Ohain.
88329. Where does the phrase "the fortune of a face" appear in the works of Alexander Pope?
88330. What New York Yankees outfielder was dubbed 'The Needler'?
88331. Before he played with the Grateful Dead what band was Brent Mydland in?
88332. Where is John Wilkes Booth buried, is there a tomb stone?
88333. In simple words can someone please explain to me who are leecher and seeders in the software utorrent?
88335. What word for a cowboy also applies to the winner of Cambridge University?s highest math honors?
88336. If Amasia hasn't arrived yet, when was Columbia?
88337. Which ambitious lexicographer got only to the letter 'f' in his lexicon before he died?
88338. Are French horns truly French?
88339. Are French hens truly French?
88340. Are French fries truly French?
88341. Nickelback's CD 'All the Right Reasons' reached number one on what national chart?
88343. How is a tenth century figure allegedly eaten by mice connected to a woman whose later reputation was fraudulently enhanced with a mouse?
88344. Where is saying "ah" to the doctor two more than being all dressed up, but three less than seeing stars?
88345. What Czechoslovakian composer wrote his most popular work in Iowa?
88346. If melted down and sold for the metal alone, which sporting trophy would be worth the most?
88347. How, from the start of 2002, were confusing swine acronymically used to refer to those who did something, while misspelt wildfowl were used to refer to those who didn't?
88348. What artist's 1980 exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art saw scalpers flogging $4.50 tickets for up to $70 each?
88349. Did Barty Crouch, Jr. die in any of the 'Harry Potter' books? If he did, name the book he died in.
88350. On the front cover of the very first Captain America comic book who is Captain America shown punching?
88351. The villain in this movie is the title character, and is actually a plant, not a person, who only eats human blood?
88352. What was the easternmost settlement ever ruled by the Romans?
88354. Arthur Ganong, of Ganong Chocolates, began marketing the first chocolate nut bar in 1910. How much did it sell for?
88355. Schoolteacher Christopher Paul Neil was recently arrested in Bangkok in connection with international child pornography charges. He remains a person of interest in British Columbia. He allegedly abused boys in Thailand, Vietnam and which other Asian country?
88356. Russell Martin of the LA Dodgers was recently named to the Sporting News All Star team NL, capping off a stellar year. Where was he born?
88358. What Maroon 5 has this lyric, "There's only so much I can do for you"?
88359. It is the most coveted prize in professional hockey. The Stanley Cup is also facetiously referred to as Lord Stanley's Mug by which group?
88362. What male tennis star has the fastest serve ever recorded?
88363. Who gave the shortest presidential inauguration speech in US history?
88364. Tracy Lawrence was born in the city of Atlanta but in what state?
88365. Who was America's first President to be impeached?
88366. What 20th century British artist used which famous Spanish painter's portrait of a 17th century Pope as a frequent source of inspiration?
88367. What 20th century Italian-Jewish painter had the suitable life and also the suitable first syllables of his name to be described as a perfect example of what the French call "un peintre maudit"?
88368. Which famous 20th century Dutch abstract painter tended to limit his use of colour to the primary ones, plus white, black and grey?
88369. What extremely popular 19th century painting describing peasants at prayer in the fields was exhibited in America with the totally incorrect title 'Remembering Their Dead Child'?
88370. What is the name of Madonna's upcoming album and when is it scheduled for release?
88371. I believe 'Tell Him' by Barbra Streisand and Celine Dion was actually recorded separately, with Streisand recording her part first, then Dion adding her vocals at a later date. If this is true, have Dion and Streisand ever sung this together?
88372. Did Charles Manson have a defence lawyer? If so, who?
88373. The lyrics to which Beatles' song observes, "The Duchess of Kircaldy always smiling"?
88374. How old was James Earl Ray when he was convicted of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.?
88375. What criteria are used to determine if a word is worthy of recognition in Webster's Dictionary?
88376. What is the opposite of procrastination?
88377. Which venues have the World Music Awards used over the years?
88379. Pertaining to the rise of American industrialism, what is "the kiss of death"?
88381. Which is the most expensive animal product in the world?
88382. What is the plural form of the word paradox?
88383. Is the opposite of nocturnal "diurnal?"
88384. Where is the uncanny usage of this phrase "aetiologizing aposiopesis" found and who coined this phrase?
88385. What was the largest mass human suicide in recorded history?
88387. For British fighting in each of the World Wars, what were the percentage fatalities for those who served in the Army, Navy and Air Forces respectively?
88388. The little-used full title of which 1990s film is twenty words long?
88389. A poet who coined many words that we still use today had a lexicographer nephew who successfully plagiarised another man's dictionary. Who are the three men involved?
88390. From the 1980s edition of Trivial Pursuit, how many of every three West Germans said they were willing to fight for their country in 1986?
88391. What villain and title character of the movie saw her childhood fame disappear as her sister, Blanche, rose to stardom?
88392. Who was the last man to win the PGA championship on his first try?
88393. What current Food Network star got her first job at the candy counter of Macy's?
88394. When did the world's first Jamaican bobsled team make its debut?
88396. The National Ballet of Canada managed to do something that few performing organizations have done. Thanks to fundraising efforts they were able to do what?
88397. Recently the new Elections Act has come under fire for excluding a million rural Canadians from voting in future elections. What are the residents' identifications missing?
88398. Valour Road in Winnipeg was renamed after three of its residents who received Victoria Crosses for acts of bravery in World War I. What was the original name of Valour Road?
88399. Raptor Chris Bosh recently returned to the line up after a pre-season knee issue. What position does he play?
88400. Why is money called "dough"?
88401. In the TV series 'Criminal Minds' what is it that they refer to as an 'unsub'?
88402. What movie theme was a chart topping pop and country hit for Dolly Parton in 1981?
88403. What was the westernmost settlement ever ruled by the Romans?
88404. How many African countries were independent in 1900?
88405. How did the voice box of the throat come to be called the "Adam's apple"?
88406. In the middle and late 19th century several western powers gained or leased territories in China. Hong Kong was ceded to Britain in 1842, but what territories were gained/leased by the United States, Russia, France and Germany respectively?
88407. What was the name of Pam Tillis' 1991 CD?
88408. One in 20 of us are born with an extra one of these. What is it?
88409. In the Toby Keith video for 'Love Me If You Can' Toby is seen answering questions at presumably what type of conference?
88410. What does it mean of you see a picture of a lightbulb in the box describing your FunTrivia club? I just got one on my club, Starfleet Command.
88411. ?American Idol? Bo Bice had to cancel how many shows on his tour to make recording deadlines for his new album?
88412. What is the difference, if any, between "primordial" and "primeval"?
88414. What is Linkin Park's Chester Bennington's nickname?
88416. Why is a game between local teams called a "derby"?
88417. What is the song that plays at the end of Ricky Gervais' series 'Extras'?
88418. What year was the first 500?
88419. After a DNA test in the course of establishing that her ex was the father of her children, it was found that the DNA showed him to be the father - but not that she was the mother. The birth of her next child soon after was carefully observed, and DNA tests performed. The results were the same - the DNA test said she wasn't the mother! Who was this, and how could this be?
88420. Is is true that in India states like Kerala and West Bengal are ruled by communist parties?
88421. How many species of beetle do most scientists estimate exist worldwide?
88424. When was the Battle of Bull Run in the American Civil War?
88425. Are there any known health benefits to cigarette smoking?
88426. For what company was the very first televised commercial?
88427. Who is the lead singer for the Canadian band The Saint Avila Cartel?
88428. How do underwater welding torches work?
88430. Is there such a thing as a heart tumor?
88433. What is a hookah called in Iran?
88434. To an Arabian Bedouin, what is a goum?
88435. Who were the Sudetendeutsche?
88436. What was the chief monetary unit of the Ottoman Empire?
88439. Who drew the original album cover of 'Yellow Submarine,' an album released by The Beatles?
88440. Who was the first dentist to use nitrous oxide?
88441. What French cartoonist was sent to prison in 1832 because he had represented the King as a bulky character from Rabelais?
88442. What notorious Parisian square is named after the French maker of a nude sculpture of a famous French philosopher and satirical writer?
88443. What famous satirical German painter had 260 of his works removed from German art galleries by the Nazis, but was nonetheless allowed to serve in the Führer's army at age 56?
88444. What Dutch painter was born in R'dam as the son of a bricklayer, married in Delft, died in an asylum in A'dam and shares with Jan Vermeer a tendency to depict quiet interiors with two or three figures engaged in some household task?
88445. In liquor stores in USA you can buy pear brandy, with a real ripe whole pear inside the bottle. The bottle is genuine and not cut in any way. How do they get the pear inside the bottle?
88446. Which is the only vegetable or fruit that is never sold frozen, canned, processed, cooked, or in any form other than fresh?
88447. What fruit has its seeds on the outside?
88448. What female tennis player has the most French Open singles wins?
88449. Daughtry reached number one on the HOT AC charts with what song?
88450. The NASA tradition of playing a wake up song each morning for the crew aboard a space shuttle started in 1965 with what song?
88451. By trying to alleviate financial problems before his death, what U.S. President sold $25,000 worth of books to Congress, and helped start the Library of Congress?
88452. How many Germans moved eastwards as a part of the so called 'Ostsiedlung'?
88454. In the Taylor Swift video for 'Our Song' what is the girl painting with a brush?
88455. What greedy sports owner, played by Robert Vaughn, sought to bring the fan team sports with a creation called "Baseketball"?
88456. There is an ongoing nursing shortage both in Canada and worldwide. The number of graduates is growing every year, but is barely keeping pace with the population. What is the other nursing trend that is matching the population trend?
88457. She is touted as the new face of soccer and wants to win the FIFA Women's World Cup in China. Who is the captain of Canada's women's team?
88458. Annie Edson Taylor was the first person to go over Niagara Falls and survive. She outfitted a pickle barrel with a mattress and took her lucky pillow. Which tool did her friends use to ensure she had sufficient air inside the barrel?
88459. 'American Graffiti', considered one of the greatest films of all time, was recently declared to have one of the top ten soundtracks of all time. Which of the characters moved to Canada and became a writer?
88460. Which act headlined the "Here's to You" tour in 2005?
88461. What was the name of Alabama?s 1987 CD?
88463. Which house number do they live at on Crowded House?s ?Mt. Pleasant St??
88464. What visions of the Virgin Mary are considered valid by the Roman Catholic church?
88466. Under Roman rule, what was the largest city in what is today Spain?
88467. In the 'Noddy' books what is the name of Big Ears' cat?
88469. Why in India and in the Hindu religion is a Tulsi plant always kept outside of the house? Is there any strong reasons for this?
88470. Not counting mainland Antarctica, what is the southernmost settlement under British rule?
88471. Not counting mainland Antarctica, what is the southernmost settlement under French rule?
88473. Who composed the theme for the National Geographic TV shows?
88474. What is the name of the enzyme found in Nelumbo nucifera (Indian crocus), which gives it the ability to create seeds which can germinate after lying fallow for 1,000 years?
88475. What is the German term used by Sigmund Freud to describe the broken and reconsolidated memory due to PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder)?
88476. Why do beeswax candles last longer?
88477. Linnaeus' binomial nomenclature was attacked and called an "unsightly whoredom" by one critic. He humorously named an unsightly plant after this critic using the binomial nomenclature. What was the name of the plant or the critic?
88478. Were any of the Three Stooges, including Shemp, married in real life?
88479. What Lennon/McCartney tune, according to John Lennon, had "the first intentional use of feedback"?
88480. Did Adam and Eve have a daughter?
88481. Are there punctuation marks in the Chinese written language?
88482. What are the main ingredients in cigarettes?
88483. Which US President was the earliest to have one of his grandchildren live into the 21st century?
88484. In the spring, which spectacular natural event usually causes a great flurry of animal activity on an African coast, but didn't occur last year or in 2003?
88485. Does UV light, alone, produce heat? I want to know if areas under the ozone hole receive more heat from that type of sunlight alone.
88486. A UK retailer, founded in Shropshire, has been bought by the country it was named after. The company once had a chairman who shared his surname with an island off the north coast of that country. What are the two names involved?
88487. The Lifehouse song "Trying" came from what CD?
88489. What is, and who composed, the brilliant music that is in the background of Lloyds TSB new futuristic TV advert?
88490. What has happened to Jessica Garlick, the first winner of 'Pop Idol UK'?
88491. According to a popular French children's song, what must be done by Little Nicholas if he wants to get milk?
88492. What South American carnival city is situated on a river that was discovered on the first day of the first month of the year?
88493. What name of a South American dance derives from a verb that may mean "to pray, to invoke your god"?
88494. Who was the youngest to win the PGA Title?
88495. What peppy talk show co-host got her start on TV playing a Gothic teen in USA Network's 'Dance Party USA'?
88496. In 1988 Pixar won its first Academy Award. What was it for?
88497. In Canada there have been 17 attempts at Senate reform since 1900 and all have failed. Now Senator Hugh Segal wants to tackle the issue one more time. What is it about the Senate, and its Senators, that he wants to change?
88498. How do you organize a carnival in a town like Venice
if you have hardly any normal streets to send a parade through?
88499. Marty McFly gets to remove his parents from the abuse of what villain when he goes "Back to the Future"?