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Questions From Nov 14 07
88501. The quality of the initial diamonds coming out of Quebec's first diamond mine have been valued at $100 per carat. What is the name of the project?
88502. Lorne Michaels of Saturday Night Live fame had a part in the biopic of SNL alumna Gilda Radner. What was the name of the character he played?
88503. In 1992 the Toronto Blue Jays became the first non-U.S. team to win a World Series. Which team did they beat?
88504. What John Mayer song has the lyrics, "Could I have missed my chance and watched you"?
88506. What Eddie Rabbitt single topped the country and pop charts?
88507. Garth Brooks was born in what city?
88508. Is there any goodness in the pith of citrus fruits?
88511. Who invented coffee way back in 1000 AD?
88512. What is a dental "dry socket"?
88515. In the movie intro for "Pillow Talk" with Dorris Day and Rock Hudson how many pillows were thrown by the man and how many where thrown by the girl?
88517. What is the royal 'we'?
88519. How many coffee beans in a 1kg bag?
88520. What material is used on street signs that allows the lettering to be seen at night?
88521. At only 39 years of age, she has become the biggest selling female artist of all time. Who is she?
88522. What was used before penicilin was available?
88523. What is Prince Charles' favorite cereal?
88524. Who stirred raging emotions by saying Nazi SS troops were victims ?just as surely as the victims of concentration camps??
88525. How many of every ten American workers say they want their boss's job?
88526. Who was the first Beatle to record outside the fold?
88527. What did the intitials in actor B.S. Pully's name stand for?
88530. What did Ella Fitzgerald die of?
88531. What was the highest price ever paid for a Salvador Dali original?
88532. How many "Beatles" songs are credited to Lennon, McCartney, Harrison and Starr (Starkey)?
88533. Is Mitch Mitchell still alive?
88534. What do lawyers get taxed on?
88536. Who wrote, "It is we ourselves who are tortured by the strings"?
88537. Which annual music festival's concert hall was converted from buildings that were used to malt barley for brewing beer?
88538. Is there also an English term for the "ceinture fléchée" as worn by Québec's Bonhomme Carnaval mascot?
88539. Since 1882 a certain major Dutch town has annually been changing its name for a period of three days each year. What's the more village-like name it adopts for the period of Carnival when the government of the city is taken over by one Prince Amadeiro?
88540. What country has the largest population of goats?
88541. What is the rating (A = all ages, T = teens, etc.) for the "Kingdom Hearts" manga?
88542. Uma Thurman plays a killer who gives up a life of fighting, opposite what title character, who is the father of her child?
88543. Of the Brady Bunch family who has sadly passed?
88544. The inquiry into the deaths of a Canadian diplomat and three soldiers ended recently. What was the military board's decision as to their deaths?
88545. Keeping accurate time for the nation was the responsibility of the Meteorological Service of Canada until the 1930s. Which organization took over timekeeping in November 1939?
88546. Recently Ryan Smyth faced an emotional return to Edmonton when he faced off against his former teammates. Which team was he traded to last year?
88547. The very first 'Survivor Series' was back in what year?
88548. What bluegrass instrumental, played by banjo player Eric Weissberg and guitarist Steve Mandell, became a hit single after being used in the 1972 film 'Deliverance'?
88549. Who was the first unseeded player to win the Wimbledon men's singles championship?
88553. Who was the oldest person ever elected president?
88556. What is the nickname for a person from Leeds?
88557. What is the nickname for a person from Edinburgh?
88558. What is the nickname for a person from Bristol?
88559. What is the nickname for a person from Cardiff?
88560. Buffy Sainte-Marie, known for her activism, wrote her first protest song in 1963. It was on her debut album "It's My Way" in 1964. What was the name of the song?
88561. The last time the grey cup was held in Toronto how many combined points did Saskatchewan and Hamilton get setting a record for the most points scored in a game?
88564. Bob Seger was born in what city?
88565. How is ammonia made? What is the formula to make ammonia?
88567. What kind of compound is Calcium Carbide (CaC2)?
88568. Who sings the song for the new Honda Accord ad on TV?
88569. Having travelled around many countries of the world, I have seen crows only in India and Sri Lanka. Why there are there no black crows in Europe or any other continent?
88570. When holding stainless steel flatware, is 18/10 heavier than 18/0?
88571. Speaking of Buffy Sainte-Marie, who was born on a snowy day?
88572. Bary Bonds has recently been indicted for what?
88573. Why does Leann Rimes go by her middle name? Her first name is Margaret.
88574. What is treacle?
88575. Which geneticist found and postulated an equation which predicted/proved that the human genome was changing 100 times the predicted rates of natural selection?
88576. Which taste is named for the Japanese word for 'delicious'?
88577. This has usually had a rather prosaic name but, for little over a year, the name incorporated that of someone whose murder that year was depicted in a famous painting.
Later, a painting of it famously gave its name to a whole movement. To what am I referring?
88578. If the average life-span of brain protein is only 14 days, how is memory stored within the brain so it is not erased?
88579. How can a quick movement of the eyes be used to stop a horse?
88580. Which factory shifts the greatest mass of objects per year off its production lines and what does it make?
88581. What villain, who proclaims to be a man of god, tries to undermine the efforts of King Louis in "The Three Musketeers"?
88582. Research In Motion [RIM] became the most valuable company, by market price shares that have grown 150% in the past year. Which corporation did RIM overtake?
88583. What was the last name of the only brothers to ever win the PGA?
88584. Billy Joe Shaver wrote what big hit for country singer John Anderson?
88585. Anthony Calvillo recently left the Montreal Alouettes' roster to be with his wife, who is facing health issues. Earlier in the season he became the fourth man to achieve this distinction. What did he do?
88586. What beloved children's animator holds the record for most Academy Awards and most nominations?
88587. This mammal is a common sight off the coast at Longe-Pointe-de-Mingan, Quebec. The statue was erected in an effort to boost tourism in the area. What type of whale is it?
88589. This publishing empire, based in Don Mills, Ontario, publishes more than 100 titles a month, in 95 international markets and 25 languages. What is the name of the company?
88590. What chart topping Lefty Frizzell hit of 1950 was subsquently a number one hit for Willie Nelson in 1976?
88591. When was the world's first Rose Bowl played?
88593. In the Colbie Caillat video for 'Bubbly' she is wearing a necklace made of what?
88596. In what city was Rascal Flatts formed?
88597. Is the mongoose immune to snake venom?
88598. What John Mayer song is this line from, "Could I have missed my chance and watched you walk away?"
88599. What was the most common type of house that was lived in during the 1930's?
88600. What weight is the heaviest pearl, and where was it found?
88601. What is the largest object found yet in a piece of amber?
88603. What is a tumbler?
88604. Why are hands in that particular formation during praying - anything to do with the fact they resemble a church's steeple?
88605. What is the northernmost populated settlement in Britain?
88608. Who is considered to be one of the very first rap bands?
88609. What name is given to the painting technique in which opaque, water-based colours are thickened with gum, or glue and honey before application to the surface? (7 letters)
88610. Which major port of the US eastern seaboard is approximately 200 miles from open sea, and owes its growth as an international seaport to its sheltered harbourage at the head of the Chesapeake Bay?
88611. Officially what is the US military punishment for desertion in war time and when was the last time and on who was this punishment carried out?
88612. Who is quoted as saying, "Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn't argue with that; I'm right and I will be proved right... I don't know which will go first - rock 'n' roll or Christianity. Jesus was all right but his disciples were thick and ordinary"?
88613. For what accomplishments specifically did Rita Moreno win an Oscar, Emmy, Tony and Grammy?
88614. What colour has a higher wavelength but lower frequency to that of violet?
88615. Who or what are Lew Zealand, Sal Manilla and Floyd Pepper?
88616. Why did Thanksgiving get set as the fourth Thursday of November?
88617. This is for seniors with a good memory. In the 1950s in a Reader's Digest Humor feature was a quote that went something like: "You no more fit (something) than namesake (or godsake)." With more after, sort of a botched translation. Our family used it as a joke message when someone had failed to do a job or chore. Anyone remember more of the quote?
88619. In 'Harry Potter' who did J.K. Rowling say that Bellatrix loved?
88620. By diameter, what is the largest object in the Solar System?
88621. Topher Grace, who plays Venom in 'Spiderman 3' likes to collect something. What is it?
88622. When did Venom learn that Peter was Spiderman?
88623. What past show or series had the same house as 'The Reba Show'?
88625. Is Tutankhamun's casket real gold?
88626. What is the greatest distance a child's balloon has travelled in a fun balloon race?
88628. Emboldened by scalar's #88617, can anybody find a Reader's Digest article of about the same vintage (40's-50's) about the lack of true communication in social conversation? It's a hilarious but telling account that tracks the circles in which the individuals in a particular gathering spoke. Everything reminded each person of his one train of thought that he kept interjecting. No one minded, because no one was listening. Of course, back then, RD almost exclusively REPRINTED articles, so it would have appeared elsewhere first. And, no, I'm not that old! They were from my Grampa's bookshelf.
88630. What are Australia's two largest cities?
88631. What band did Three Days Grace tour with in 2004?
88632. In 'The Pirates of the Carribean' there is a myth about a great evil that lurks across the ocean, a ship with black sails with a damned crew and a captain "so evil that Hell spat him back out." What is the name of this captain?
88633. What college drop out founded one of today's most popular networking sites?
88634. k.d. Lang is the vegetarian singer-songwriter who hails from the beef raising province of Alberta. What do her initials stand for?
88635. Mike Weir rose 18 places to 30th in the world golf rankings recently. Which tournament did he win to advance?
88636. When Sarah Ferguson, aka Fergie, and John Bryan were caught sucking toes in 1992, what villa were they staying at?
88638. Which province's idiomatic English was codified into a dictionary in 1982?
88639. In 1996, the Vocal Duo at the Country Music Association Awards went to what group?
88640. When did the first Starbucks open?
88643. What female tennis player has won the most Australian Open Championship Titles?
88645. What is the northernmost populated settlement in the United States?
88646. What is the northernmost populated settlement in Russia?
88647. What current terriories are still formally called 'colonies'?
88648. Simon Bolivar's victory at the battle of Boyaca in 1819 achieved the liberation of New Granada. How was the territory renamed?
88649. The founder of the publication 'All the World's Fighting Ships' and a former Daily Mirror strip cartoon character have the same name. What is it?
88652. Are Asian Elephants known to get drunk?
88654. Who is credited with inventing hard house (emphaticaly HARD, not interested in the funky Chicago variety)?
88655. The youth of which northern community in Canada launched a campaign to have alcohol banned to protect their families?
88656. What territories did the empire of Genghis Khan include?
88657. What is being advertised by the slogan, "Still going strong today"?
88658. Why do mongoose and snakes have the tendency to fight with each other?
88659. What is the call of the platypus?
88660. In computing and on the internet, what 6 letter word is used to denote any 'virtual reality' human being which appears to behave like a real human on a computer screen, is also a Sanskrit word, basically meaning 'descent', and is used in Hindu religion to denote the descent of a deity or released soul to Earth in bodily form?
88661. Why are some gases referred to as Noble gases?
88662. What is the name of Kokoschka's memoir?
88663. What is Massimo Vignelli's connection to Max Miedinger?
88664. Why was Streisand v. Adelman dismissed?
88666. Since 1969, has there ever been a successful moon landing?
88667. What comedian quipped, "Where lipstick is concerned, the important thing is not color, but to accept God's final word on where your lips end"?
88668. What's the longest palindrome?
88669. What actor was the first choice of the producers of "Bewitched" for the part of Abner Kravitz, but he turned it down because he was already working on "Gilligan's Island"?
88670. What family of brothers has the most combined total points in National Hockey League history?
88671. Which famous 19th century poem has a two-letter title which is repeated 44 times within the poem itself?
88672. Where is the best place in Britain to acquire a piece of camel, zebra or crocodile for your dinner, are they expensive, and how do they taste?
88673. What is the length of the longest possible sight-line between two points on the Earth's surface and where is it?
88675. What is the Pap Smear test?
88676. What are the only three models of cars that are plural names?
88677. A folklore legend, a ballad and a mystery can best describe the sinking of the S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald. Where was the freighter headed when it sank and disappeared in Lake Superior?
88678. Which area does the proposed electoral boundary map in British Columbia ensure will stay intact when it extends the number of ridings to 87 from 79?
88679. Jeff Francis, the Colorado Rockies ace pitcher, faced the greatest start of his career as he opened in Game 1 of the World Series. Where was he born?
88680. The Crash Test Dummies covered this song from the alternative band XTC and it became part of the Dumb and Dumber soundtrack. What was the single?
88681. What CD is the song from Maroon 5 "Wasted Years" on?
88682. What is another name for a crocheted blanket? (6 letters)
88684. What is pomato?
88685. What was the westernmost settlement ever ruled by the Mongols?
88686. What was the easternmost settlement ever ruled by the Byzantine Empire?
88687. What was the southernmost settlement ever ruled by Germany?
88688. What was the easternmost settlement ever ruled by the Dutch?
88689. Who was the highest paid star in TV history, making $100,000 per episode while his show was on the air?
88690. What is the name of the science fiction short story in Isaac Asimov's magazine about a couple who move into an apartment with a weird refrigerator and freezer? When the man looks into the freezer he sees the evolution and then destruction of the people in the freezer.
88691. What is the name of the science fiction short story about a small Florida town that has a lot of trouble with destructive angels?
88692. Sometimes a symptom of the inner ear disease, what is the name that derives from the Latin for 'turning around', and is given to the disabling sensation in which the affected individual feels that either he or his surroundings are in a state of constant movement?
88693. What male tennis player has won the most Australian tennis championship titles?
88695. In the movie "Gladiator" this evil emperor brings back the gladiator fights to the Coliseum. What is his name?
88696. This unwanted yearling went on to win the Kentucky Derby and found a dynasty. Who owned Northern Dancer?
88697. In simple words what is the difference between glaring and staring?
88698. What 19th century dance was labeled immoral because the man held his partner too close?
88699. What people were considered members of the "Brat Pack"?
88700. Can anyone name all of the Home Counties, and why are they given this name?
88701. Was Colonel Sanders, the KFC guy, really a Colonel and if so how did he end up making chicken?
88702. Did George W. Bush go to university, and if he did, where and what did he study, and what class degree did he get?
88703. What is the bond energy of carbon tetraiodide in kJ/mol?
88704. When teachers and educationists say without any further qualification that a child aged seven 'can read', what kinds of reading matter do they generally have in mind?
88705. Could anyone provide me with a good website for a biography of Betty Smith, author of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn?
88706. What is the shortest length of time in which a driver has traversed the United States from New York City to Santa Monica, California?
88708. in algebra, why does m stand for slope [delete]
88709. How many games are in the Simpsons franchise?
88710. What 1978 horror film was Jamie Lee Curtis' first feature film?
88711. What do Finland, Sweden and USSR have in common?
88712. Approximately what percentage of people have blood group B?
88713. What height is the net in squash?
88714. Where does the phrase 'All hell broke loose' originate?
88715. Which educator wrote a riddle-book for his students?
88716. Which Indian deity stood on his/her toes for 1,000 years?
88717. Which writer wrote, "Poesis doctrinae tamquam somnium"?
88718. What is the game where a dyutamandalam is drawn and which famous epic is this game described?
88720. What actor died after he put a prop gun loaded with blanks to his temple and pulled the trigger?
88721. Which French 19th century painter caused a scandal for a nude painting of a woman with an orchid in her hair and a slipper dangling from her right foot, though the nudity in the painting was actually no "worse" than that of Titian's "Venus of Urbino"?
88722. In the 1860's a certain French painter created a kind of Mexican version of a painting made by a Spaniard of an execution in Spain dating back to May 1808. What is similar about the vestimentary outfit of the central characters and victims in both paintings?
88723. Only three men have won the British Open and PGA Championship in the same year. Two were Tiger Woods (2000) and Nick Price (1994). Who was the other?
88724. Bette Davis claims she named the statue given out at the Academy Awards after her husband. What was his full name?
88725. Who was the first US President to have an assassination attempt carried out against him?
88727. In the Dierks Bentley video for 'Free and Easy Down the Road I Go' other than the guitars, what other string instrument is being played?
88728. Who wrote Rihanna's "Unfaithful"?
88729. What is the world's first liquid chocolate bar?
88730. In late 1956, what song was simultaneously a number one country hit for Marty Robbins and a number one pop hit for Guy Mitchell?
88731. In the 1993 movie ?Crush? Alicia Silverstone plays a scorned teenager going after an older man. What was the original name given to Alicia Silverstone?s character in the movie ?Crush? before it was changed to Adrienne?
88732. David Adams was Canada's first homegrown principal male dancer, who danced with Lois Smith and the National Ballet of Canada. Later, he became a choreographer. What was the first ballet he choreographed?
88734. Raptors power forward Kris Humphries arrived in Toronto after being traded from the Jazz. Who was he traded for?
88735. William Shatner is best known as Captain James T. Kirk. He also breeds, raises and shows American Saddlebred horses. Where is his horse farm, Bellevue?
88736. What is Toby Keith?s real last name?
88737. The largest freshwater conservation area in the world was recently created. Where did Prime Minister Harper make the announcement about the Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area?
88738. Which of the planets in our solar system is the most spherical?
88739. Is a cyclone the same as a hurricane?
88740. In 1895 Henri de Toulouse Lautrec included a special dish in the menu for the opening of the "Salon des Indépendants" in Paris. It was called "Foie gras de l'oie Fuller". Against which Folies-Bergère dancer was this an act of revenge?
88742. What is Coca-Cola's secret recipe?
88743. World War II didn't officially end until the Berlin Wall came down, as technically war was declared on Germany and therefore the war couldn't end until Germany was reformed. True or false?
88744. Daughtry was formed in 2006 in what city?
88745. What was the name of Jethro Tull?s 1971 album?
88748. Does the rude two-finger gesture, known as a "Harvey Smith" in my day, really have its roots in archery?
88749. How much time did the second series of Prison Break cover? The first was 30 days (the time to Link's execution) and the third seems to have covered around 8 days so far, by my reckoning.
88750. One theory suggests that it was used as a preternatural cure for ailing victims of disease. Another theory suggests it was confused with something a certain Greek scholar (who, incidently, also is mistakingly known as something else) had exclaimed at a dinner party 550 years ago. What is it, who was the scholar, and how specifically is it related to a Shakespearean character?
88751. What does a chemical formula show?
88754. In which episode of 90210 do Donna and David first have sex?
88756. Who was the first African American to win an award in a new music category in 1989?
88757. What famous entertainer of Austrian descent once shared a stage with Diana Ross?
88758. What are 'Masters of the Universe' toys? I'm doing a crossword puzzle and I need the answer and it's not human.
88759. Who invented the first commercial carbonated (fizzy) drink, and how are carbonated drinks made?
88760. Did "Karolus Magnus" (Charlemagne) ever cross the Alps on horseback as the painter Louis David seems to suggest in his famous painting of Napoleon doing so?
88761. What name is shared by a well known literary parrot and Keith, born in Chelmsford in 1969, the dancer turned vocalist with the group whose album "Fat of the Land" made the number one chart spot in over 20 countries?
88762. After Walt Disney, there are two people tied for having the most Academy Award nominations. One was John Williams, who was the other?
88763. What doctor, played by Lawrence Olivier, was known as "the White Angel" although he ran a camp in Auschwitz in the movie 'Marathon Man'?
88765. The last time the PGA was won by a score over par was in 1972. Who was the winner?
88766. What's the traditional Italian technical art term for the pictorial representation of the Virgin Mary, the Infant Jesus and saints?
88768. His record from last season was 6-17-7. The former striker is being offered another year's contract to the Toronto FC. Who is he?
88769. Vern Thiessen, whose new play 'Vimy' premiered in time for Remembrance, has also won the Governor General's Award. What was the name of the dramatic piece?
88770. When Ontario premier Dalton McGuinty named his new cabinet, elected member and former finance minister Greg Sorbara was not among those tapped. He had declared that he would not be accepting a cabinet post. What was Sorbara's first portfolio?
88771. Vancouver was named the best island destination in North America for the sixth year in a row. Which other Canadian island was ranked sixth in the Condé Nast reader's choice survey?
88772. In the NFL, what happens if there are offsetting penalties?
88773. What Jimmy Dean single topped both the country and the pop charts in the fall of 1961?
88774. What chicken recipe was invented or improvised by Napoleon's cook the evening after a victorious battle of his master, and remained a favourite meal of "the Little Corporal"?
88775. When did the first Frankenstein movie come out?
88776. In 2001, Pam Tillis released what titled CD?
88777. Fall Out Boy was formed in what Chicago suburb?
88778. What were the most important border disputes settled by the Permanent Court of International Justice during its existence 1922-40?
88779. Has anyone been convicted by the International Court of Justice in the Hague?
88780. What European person has been sentenced to the longest time of imprisonment for war crimes after 1990?
88784. Which 18th Century botanist devised the modern system for naming and classifying plants and animals?
88785. What name is given to the independant investigator who protects citizens against maladministration by civil servants?
88787. In which country did the waltz originate?
88788. Which horticultural fungicide, consisting of equal parts of copper sulphate and lime, has the same name as french port?
88789. When telling time a.m. and p.m. separate the morning hours from the evening hours. Where did the use of a.m. and p.m. originate and what do the initials stand for?
88790. What is embalming of a body, and is this usual practice after a death?
88791. How do Unicorns usually die?
88792. What was the first romantic kiss between two men ever aired on nationwide commercial primetime US television?
88793. What was the first romantic kiss between two men ever aired on nationwide commercial primetime British television?
88794. How much is the average London home these days?
88795. Genesis, an English rock band that ranks amongst the top 30 highest selling recording artists of all time, was formed in what year?
88796. What became the northernmost settlement in united Germany in 1871?
88797. Around the world, how many embalmed statesmen are on public view?
88799. What song is played on the ad for Guitar Hero 3?
88800. What was the song that Seven was playing on the piano at the beginning of "Human Error"?
88801. In the 1980s, which future England sports captain provided backing vocals on a UK top three hit?
88802. A Best Director Oscar winner, a record breaking ballet dancer, a PFA Footballer of the Year, a future pop singer, a future Dr. Who, a future James Bond, and a former TV panel game host were all among the cast of which film?
88803. What is the address of Beckingham Palace?
88804. If someone were to take apart an officially licensed Rubik's Mini (2x2x2) cube, how would they be able to put it back together?
88805. How badly were K-Mart sales affected by a catchphrase from the movie 'Rain Man'?
88806. What is the name of the 'Will & Grace' episode where Jack loses his eyebrow, but says it was a glitter related accident?
88807. Who coined the term "Black Friday" and when does the UK celebrate Black Friday, if they do?
88808. Which Georgia resident won the PGA the last time it was held at the Atlanta Athletic Club?
88809. By killing versions of himself in parallel universes, this evil character, played by Jet Li, is hoping to become "The One." What is this character's name?
88810. On average, at any given time, how many people are on the internet worldwide?
88811. Fifteen years ago, the Northwest Territories split in two and Nunavut was created. What does the Inuktitut name mean in English?
88812. The recent visit by the Dalai Lama was historic. Although he has been in Canada before, and has met with the Prime Minister before, he did something he has not done before. Where did he meet with Steven Harper?
88813. The Barenaked Ladies, best known for their hit "If I Had a Million Dollars," chose their name after they heard it at a concert. Who had been performing?
88814. The Canadian men's alpine ski team has been doing well under their rookie coach. Who is the coach who joined the team last year?
88815. What is Bob Dylan's Jewish name?
88816. Who was the youngest star to win an Oscar?
88817. I know this has been asked already, however the answer doesn't seem to be correct. John Mayer's "Waiting on the World to Change" has climbed the R&B charts how many separate times?
88818. What Lionel Richie tune gave Kenny Rogers a chart topping crossover hit in 1980?
88820. In the Carrie Underwood video for 'So Small' the young girl is presumably arguing with who in the kitchen?
88821. What was the name of Ciara's 1995 CD?
88822. Was the song 'Roses on My Grave' by Papa Roach based on Howard William Roatch?
88823. How much was Christ sold for?
88824. I think this one is impossible but I live in hopes! I am looking for the name of a book, six letters in title, which is represented by a drawing of a smiley face with a little flame on the top of the head. Can you help please?
88827. What style of architecture derived its name from a line of four monarchs with the same name?
88828. What year did the song 'Cecilia' by Paul Simon come out?
88829. What is the name of the character in 'Fireman Sam,' an Italian woman with black hair?
88830. In the show 'House, M.D.' Dr. Gregory House is an atheist. Is Hugh Laurie, the actor who plays House, an atheist in real life?
88832. What actor is tied to the following credits: Kid Tim in 'The Wrong Guys' (1988); Rand in 'Born Free: A New Adventure' (1996); and, numerous Buster Brown shoe commercials?
88833. What is the famous line of Harry Potter?
88835. What year was singer Travis Tritt born?
88836. Likely named for an English plant whose name is similar to the surname of a renowned American author whose life was very much entwined with its heritage, this, er, object, was first employed in a trade that possibly involved malmsey butts. (Well, who knows? Don?t google it, but that should point you in the right direction.) Shortly after its most glorious moment in history, though it hardly appeared to be so at the time, it was drastically altered to shelter bovines. Maybe. I like the story and whether true or not, it served the interests of a certain Christian commune that milked the newly discovered cash cow as a tourist attraction. What was the original ?object??
88840. What are the mystery items sitting on the dashboard of Bon Jovi's latest album cover for 'Lost Highway'?
88842. What United States city has USA as part of its spelling?
88843. Ne-Yo was born in what city?
88844. How long does it take for chocolate to go stale, and is stale chocolate unhealthy to eat?
88845. What is the capital city of Djibouti?
88846. It was considered on the list of Albertus Magnus as one of the six all time great cures,
notably this substance was thought to be a cure for rheumatism in the ancient times. What is the object in question?
88847. Why was the emperor Julius Caesar the only one allowed to wear a purple toga with a necklace of pearls?
88848. Having gone through seven bodies and two wrists, it was found alongside John F. Kennedy's body in pristine condition after his assassination, thus the single bullet theory was espoused. Who espoused this mystical single bullet theory?
88849. Who figured out how DNA was built?
88850. Who was the oldest star to be nominated for an Academy Award?
88851. Who inspired the Neil Diamond song "Sweet Caroline"?
88852. Who inspired the Guns N' Roses song "Sweet Child O' Mine"?
88853. Who was the surprise winner of the 2007 US Open?
88854. Norman Osborn was just another highly successful scientist trying to create the Next Big Thing when he concocted this Spider-Man villain. What villain did he create?
88855. Up and coming superstar John Tavares has been offered a tentative one-year contract by Leafs general manager John Ferguson. The under-age player would be playing for the farm team, garnering experience he wouldn't get if he stayed and played junior A, if an exception is granted. Which team is Tavares currently playing for?
88856. In Britain it is called a brake van but worldwide it has been replaced by a mechanical device. The removal of the law requiring its use occurred in 1989. What is it?
88857. Anti-war activist Alison Bodine was ordered deported recently. She was arrested after retrieving her seized property from Border Services. What was she charged with?
88858. What became the westernmost settlement in united Germany in 1871?
88859. What was the last serious border dispute between two European countries?
88860. What Randy Travis record stiffed when first released in 1985, only to top the charts the following year?
88862. Who was the first artist (band) to be stripped of their Grammy award?
88864. The signing of what treaty led to the withdrawal of US troops from Vietnam?
88865. What caused devastation in New England in 1954?
88866. Barbara Harrison received one of only four for her help in 1968?
88867. What town in Utah was named after a local miner, Mr. Ford?
88868. In the Leann Rimes video for "Nothin' Better To Do" who is captured?
88869. On September 13, 1793 the combined forces of Savoy, Piedmont and Valdot fought against and lost to the occupying French forces at the Battle of Méribel (Sallanches). Savoy and Peidmont were well known states, but where and what was Valdot?
88870. When did Tavolara Island outside Sardinia become a part of Italy?
88872. What holiday falls on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States?
88873. Does anybody know the name of Shane and Marissa McMahon's two children?
88874. Of the four pro sports league (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL) championships, which cities have won two or more titles in the same year?
88878. Why is the typical name for a chauffeur James, as in "Home, James"? Where is this from?
88879. What is the opposite of serendipity?
88880. The world seems to be saturated with fake Louis Vuitton products. As a percentage, what amount of Vuitton products sold are authentic?
88881. What is Barack Obama's ethnic background?
88883. Where could you score 50 on Achilles?
88887. What are the top 10 most expensive stocks in the world?
88888. Other than drinking alcohol, what will give you a positive reading on a breathaliser test for the presence of alcohol?
88891. Which animated TV show has the most episodes, "The Simpsons" or "Pokemon"?
88892. Is it true that the longest freshwater shoreline in the world is located in the state of Michigan?
88893. What is Pipe Dream?
88894. How do you convert euros (EUR) to US dollars (USD) and vice versa?
88895. Why is a jukebox so named?
88896. Which member of the Manson Family is next up for parole?
88897. Who is credited with the theme song for the show 'Nip/Tuck'?
88898. What connection could be made between the young Caroline Kennedy and an Irish businessman, and what happened to my friend in the end?
88899. Which is a greater population loss, World War I or World War II, and how many people?
88902. In which "Hellblazer" story does John Constantine have an interlude with his downstairs neighbor - only to be quite angrily interrupted by her returning girlfriend?
88903. Has any city in Canada won the CFL Grey Cup and the Canadian University Vanier Cup in the same year?
88904. I read somewhere that Good Charlotte got their name from a nursery rhyme or children's book. What was the name of it, and what was it about?
88905. Of what British institution must there always be 80 members, twelve of whom are to be architects?
88906. What Leeds born 'Star Trek' actor started his film career as a school rebel in a film with a Kipling title, but with very un-Kipling-like scenes such as the machine-gunning of the school staff on Speech Day, and all this in the very symbolic year of the Paris student revolution 1968?
88907. What incident in his personal life is believed to have started off Pablo Picasso's so called blue, and definitely melancholic, period?
88908. What is your sport if you use a nimbus?
88909. What record, that referenced the 1986 explosion of the space shuttle Challenger, was the number one country song when the space shuttle Columbia disintegrated on February 1, 2003?
88910. The marker in downtown Dawson City is noted as Mile 0 of the Alaska (Alcan) Highway. The highway is considered to be part of which system that ends in Ushuaia, Argentina?
88911. In what movie does former police officer Howard Payne, played by Dennis Hopper, take revenge on a group of undeserving citizens?
88912. Larry Walker made history when he became the first Canadian to win the most valuable player award. In which league did he play?
88913. Doug Flutie was recently inducted to the Canadian Football League Hall of Fame. He has played in both the CFL and the NFL. Which position did he play?
88914. Three players have won the British Open in three different decades. Harry Vardon and J.H. Taylor are two of them. Who is the third?
88915. Shane Yellowbird tied with Cheryl Bear at the second annual Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards for winning the most trophies. Where was the ceremony held?
88916. Papa Roach is from what city?
88917. What advocacy group champions the practice of drilling a hole into your head?
88918. What Linkin Park music video has the theme of paranoia?
88919. Within what ism do followers claim the ability to survive without food and possibly water?
88920. Which movie earned the most Oscar nominations that didn't lead to a single Academy Award win?
88923. The first commercial hydroelectric power plant was built in Appleton on what river?
88924. What do coffee beans come from? What type of berry?
88925. What is the name of Big & Rich?s 2007 CD?
88927. What 5-letter word means "very skilled"?
88928. Who first brought Lennon and McCartney music to the Proms? (3,5,7)
88929. What disaster does London's Memorial commemorate? (3,5,4,2,6)
88930. Who wrote Three Poems in 1935 plus much, much more? (6,3,5)
88931. Which leader is currently serving a jail sentence in Vietnam? (4,7)
88932. In what state was Ciara born?
88935. Is outer space cold?
88936. How much does the average high school teacher in London earn per annum? Emphatically London, not UK average, there is, I believe a London weighting.
88938. How did the old wives' tale of Pilgrim men wearing belted and buckled hats come about?
88939. What pun is supposed to be hidden in the motto used as a signature by the Flemish Primitive painter Jan (van) Eyck, "Als Ich Can"?
88940. What was the southernmost settlement in Europe ever ruled by Denmark?
88944. "Yes, very much," is a grammatically correct response, but can one say, "Yes, really much," and if not, then what are the differences in usage between very and really?
88945. How many series of 'N.C.I.S.' have been made?
88946. Who was the original artist of the song 'Seasons in the Sun'?
88947. Who were the founders of American Ballet Theater?
88948. When was the infamous "green bean casserole" first introduced and how did it find its way into the "traditional" American Thanksgiving dinner?
88949. What nebula is the planet earth located in?
88950. Originally 'The Partridge Family' show was to star what real life musical family that eventually backed out when the producers decided to have Shirley Jones take over the role of the mother?
88951. What 1970's TV show featured the theme song "It's All Up to You" by England Dan Seals and John Ford Coley?
88952. The official version of the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band LP made by EMI in South East Asia, Malaysia, and Hong Kong was censored of what three songs that apparently could have possibly been interpreted as being "drug related"?
88953. What was the name of the Chinese restaurant the Parkers ate at after their dinner was ruined in the classic 'A Christmas Story'?
88955. What object did the Phoenician letter "M" represent?
88956. Who was Herbert Hoover's vice president?
88957. Where was the mysterious phrase "eco urna tita unendias mamar" found in 620 BC?
88958. Which 4 letters of the alphabet did Benjamin Franklin propose to have discarded in his 1768 spelling reform of the USA?
88959. What 1981 horror film starred Linda Blair, and she has to spend the night inside a haunted mansion?
88960. How were the deserters of the Union Army punished during the Civil War?
88961. How many copies did the album "Thriller" by Michael Jackson sell worldwide?
88962. The Red Cross started scanning blood for HIV after a delay by government officials over funding. What didn't the Red Cross want to use while they were waiting to hear about the decision?
88963. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has stepped up its inspections of Canadian Beef, especially from Rancher's Beef Ltd. after an E. coli breakout that sparked a massive multi-state recall and put a major player out of business. Which company declared bankruptcy?
88964. Moses Znaimer is the mercurial and egotistical founder of the CHUM empire and an avid collector. What is he noted for collecting?
88965. The next round of the International Baseball Federation Olympic trials are next month in Taiwan. Host China, the United States, Cuba and what other country have already qualified?
88966. Who was Henry the VIII's first wife?
88967. The lyrics "Run Rabbit Run" came from which Pink Floyd album?
88969. Was famous game show player Micheal Larson still alive when they realized that he had the board patterns memorized from the hit game show "Press Your Luck"? And if so, was he stripped of his winnings?
88970. What was the name of Toby Keith's 1995 CD?
88971. 27th February, 19th March & 30th November are all these (5) ?
88972. What passes through Alice Springs and Sao Paulo? (6,2,9)
88973. He's known as the "Kentucky Kid" and was the 2006 MotoGP Champion. What is his name?
88974. How many films in Oscar history have ever won the awards for best picture, director, actor, actress and screenwriting in the same year?
88975. What would happen if you didn't have toes? My brother says you would fall over. Is this true?
88976. Which of her albums is Madonna's biggest seller?
88977. Who said, "I am a three birds a day pussycat but B.A. helped me"?
88978. The character played by Jack Nicholson in 'The Shinning' is just looking for a quiet place to write when he agrees to be the caretaker of the Overlook Hotel. What is the name of the character who ends up going crazy?
88979. What was the rock band's name who was in an MTV video that was in a hospital setting with large syringes and people on gurneys played during the late 80s or early 90s?
88980. Which Shakespeare play contains a line about "releasing the dogs of war"? My history prof says it's "Richard III", but a classmate said "Julius Caesar". Who is right?
88981. What song originally from 1973 was remade and re-released in 1997? (6,2,3,4)
88982. This expression is associated with a famous Irish actor, comic and director? (3,1,7)
88983. As of 2007, which recording artist or group has had the most hit records?
88984. Who said, "Being on a bird kick cost me five homes. B.A. solved my problem," and what was the bluebird doing when he said that?
88986. The name 'Looney Tunes' is a variation on the name of Walt Disney's concurrent series of music based cartoon shorts. What was the Disney series called?
88990. "Checkpoint Charlie" was one of the ways through the Berlin wall. What other "alphabetical" checkpoints were there?
88991. How come Vietnamese communists were nicknamed Charlie?
88992. Antoine Fuqua was originally set to direct a project in 2004, to star Denzel Washington and Benicio Del Toro. Production was halted one month before shooting after Universal Pictures canceled the film over budget concerns. The movie eventually came out in 2007. What is the name of this movie?
88993. Which English county possesses the greatest amount of coastline?
88994. How is the weight of a ship ascertained?
88995. What should be used for eating asparagus?
88996. What past celebrity, citing Goethe as his favorite poet, pronounced it "Girder"?
88997. What are the items sitting on the dashboard of the LOST HIGHWAY album cover from Bon Jovi's album? [delete]
88998. If a man dresses as a woman it is sometimes called 'drag' but is it drag if a woman dresses as a man, and where is this word from?