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Questions From Dec 20 00
9007. What playing card is called 'The Curse of Scotland?'
9012. Which president banned Christmas trees from the White House during his term?
9015. What television family lived on North Cemetary Ridge?
9016. Who released an album in 2000 called 'Sailing to Philadelphia'?
9017. What was the name of the world's first nuclear powered commercial ship?
9020. If you are born and raised in Turks and Caicos, British West Indies, what is your nationality?
9021. What is a sty (stye) and how do you get rid of it?
9024. Where was the world's first Club Med?
9027. In 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' who builds the gray snowman?
9028. What is fellatio?
9030. In Syria, who distributes Christmas gifts?
9032. Who accounted for the role of water in producing carbohydrates during photosynthesis?
9035. What is the true meaning of the three ships in the Christmas song 'I Saw Three Ships'?
9037. To whom was the first Albert Medal awarded?
9043. Where does the white go when the snow melts?
9044. What is a Plymouth Rock?
9045. Do male birds have a penis?
9046. Alabama may have been the first US state to recognize Christmas as an official holiday, which state was the last?
9047. Why are the pants of naval uniforms bell bottomed?
9051. What film told the plight of a poor mountain family during the days of the depression?
9052. How many pounds of rock and soil samples did the Apollo 11 astronauts haul home with them?
9057. Which bird can swim as fast as a seal?
9058. In which book do the groups who refer to themselves as the S's, the A's and the D's mount a winter expedition to the North Pole?
9059. Whose diary entry for Christmas day includes "Got up at 7:30. Had a wash and a shave, cleaned teeth, squeezed spots and then went downstairs and put the kettle on?"
9060. On what day do Orthodox churches celebrate Christmas day?
9061. What is the height of the world's largest axe?
9062. What was the theme song for the TV show 'Who's the Boss?'
9067. Which Bond film was billed in Hong Kong as "the indestructible iron man fights against the electronic gang?"
9068. In which film directed by his son did Walter Huston have a cameo role as a bartender?
9069. Who married his third wife, Lucille Price, in Las Vegas in March 1940?
9070. Who got an Oscar nomination for his part in a film whose opening credits briefly featured a black African who won Olympic gold medals?
9083. Are there words to the theme song for 'Who's the Boss' and if so, what are they?
9085. What is the significance of 24th December in the history?
9089. Why is the robin particularly associated with Christmas?
9090. Which bird is traditionally eaten in eastern Europe on Christmas Day?
9092. According to an old proverb, what does "a green Christmas" mean?
9094. Who sang the original Grinch song from 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas'?
9095. Why does the president of the United States sign the bills with different pens that never get used again?
9098. What is the claim to fame of Leadville, Colorado?
9099. Is there proof that human fingernails grow faster in warm, humid, tropical weather?
9100. In the television program 'Sergeant Preston of the Yukon' what was his horse's name?
9101. What ship was torpedoed and sank off the coast of Ireland on May 7, 1915?
9102. What musical is set in Catfish Row?
9103. What is the nickname of the University of Georgia football team?
9104. What worm prefers the mulberry?
9105. What did Gail Borden give to the world in 1853?
9106. What is the hardest substance in the human body?
9116. Which artist's portrait of Winston Churchill was burnt by his wife, Lady Churchill, 18 months after it was painted?
9117. In Shakespeare's 'Twelth Night' who wears yellow stockings cross garter'd?
9118. Why is Boxing Day so called?
9122. Alabama was the first state to make Christmas an offical holiday. In what year did Alabama make Christmas an official state holiday?
9125. Who was the first emperor to convert to Christanity?
9128. In 1969 which country was the first to issue stamps featuring Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins?
9134. Who portrayed Wally Cleaver on the television series 'Leave it to Beaver?'
9135. What group was comprised of Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker?
9137. What is the name of the hill on which the Battle of Bunker Hill was fought?
9138. What is the largest rodeo in the world?
9144. How many workers did it take to build the Taj Mahal at Agra, India?
9146. How much does Geodude cost in the Pokemon edition of Monopoly?
9152. How did King George V and Queen Mary spend Christmas 1911?
9157. Who wrote 'String of Pearls'?
9171. Why do we say 'shut up' and not 'shut down?'
9172. Which European country produces the most bananas?
9174. What country laid claim to the Mississippi River in 1682?
9178. What was the name of Deputy Dawg's weasel friend?
9180. What took place for the first time in London's Hyde Park on December 25, 1864, was it Christmas day swimming or the British Heavyweight Boxing Championship?
9181. What is the meaning of Auld Lang Syne, the song they sing and play on New Year's Eve?
9183. Are babies born with patellas (kneecaps) or do they develop later?
9184. What is the name of Mr. Magoo's girlfriend?
9185. How much does one gallon of liquid weigh?
9186. What team did Nate Thurmond play for?
9189. What does an Autumn with plenty of berries and acorns indicate?
9190. Has any city won the pro championships in baseball, basketball and football all in the same sports year?
9193. What United States city appointed Bob Hope as honorary mayor?
9194. What was George Goble's closing line?
9195. Are there any animals that can reproduce by themselves, and if so, what is that called?
9198. Many servicemen couldn't be home to sing what song released in 1943?
9208. On some power lines there are orange balls attatched at intervals. What are they for?
9209. Tom Terrific and his mighty wonder dog was a cartoon on TV. What was the name of Tom's dog?
9218. Which island was the setting for 'Elephant Boy?'
9219. What was the name of Raleigh's ship in the battle with the Spanish Armada?
9221. What was the first sport to be captured on film?
9227. The wise men brought gold, frankincense, and myrrh at Jesus' birth. What did these gifts represent?
9228. In the movie 'Robin Hood Prince of Theives' does Fannie have a C-section or does Azeem turn the baby because the baby is in a breech postion?
9230. Which play of Shakespeare's gave the title for a hit record by David Essex: A Winter's Tale, Hamlet, The Tempest, or As You Like It?
9231. In which country was the slogan "Come alive with Pepsi" translated as "Come alive out of the grave with Pepsi"; Finland, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, or Germany?
9232. Which famous cup is the world's oldest international trophy: World Cup Soccer, Wimbledon, The America's Cup, or the PGA Championship?
9241. Does the character of Tarzan have a first or last name?
9246. Which French painter had a son who was a film director?
9247. Who was the USA's first woman Secretary of State?
9248. Where did the first major oil spill occur?
9249. Why are most pencils yellow?
9250. What is a leap second?
9252. Where is the 'Anne of Green Gables' house located on Prince Edward Island?
9254. Who wrote the wedding march?
9259. What country has five of the eight largest rivers in it?
9260. The character 'Officer Krupke' is from what classic American movie?
9261. Who owns the rights to the Beatles' music?
9263. Which young golfer (Aaron) retained his Australian Open title recently?
9264. Has there ever been a professional football game where the final score was 0-0?
9268. Where were the first traffic lights in London situated in 1868?
9269. Who took over from Phillip Schofield as presenter of Childrens BBC in the UK?
9275. On 'The Simpsons' what is the name of Homer's bowling team?
9279. What are the names of the two aliens that frequently appear on 'The Simpsons'?
9281. What is the title of the first song that sold over a million copies before it was released?
9284. In the sentence "The fat sheriff held a smoking gun," which word is a participle?
9285. The Republican party is also referred to as the GOP. What does GOP stand for?
9288. In which newspaper did gumshoe Dick Tracy make his debut in 1931?
9289. What is the highest grossing movie ever in box office sales?
9291. In the Old Navy commercial what was the older lady's name in real life?
9292. How many babies can a mother have at one time?
9296. In the Chevy Chase movie 'Vacation' what did the 'W' stand for in Clark W. Griswold?
9298. What is the time needed for Uranus to revolve around the Sun?
9306. When was Leonardo da Vinci born and when did he die?
9314. Which brothers, Harry, Arthur and Sam, were famous English jockeys in the post-war era?
9315. Who was Marion Morrison better known as?
9316. What Irish sportsman, on being asked what he would do when he retired, allegedly said, "Get fit?"
9320. Who was the 'Baby Ruth' candy bar named for?
9321. Which has more holes, a salt shaker or a pepper shaker, and why?
9322. What was the name of the dummy belonging to ventriloquist Arthur Worsley?
9326. A murder of crows, a pride of lions, what do you call a group of doves?
9329. Does the sky look the same from the moon?
9330. The spelling of what tree name uses all of the vowels?
9333. Who was the first person to put a machine gun on an airplane during World War I?
9335. What president was the first to have indoor plumbing in the White House?
9337. On a recent trivia quiz the question was asked, what do the first seven gifts of the 'Twelve Days of Christmas' have in common? The answer was, "They're all birds," but does anyone know how "five golden rings" are considered birds?
9339. There was a toy that was based on a weapon used by 16th century Filipino hunters, introduced in 1929 by Donald F. Duncan. What was it?
9341. What is the name of the Van Morrison song played during the closing credits of the movie 'Proof of Life?'
9343. According to a court decision who invented the computer?
9344. What was Chuckles the Clown's trademark phrase?
9345. Name the brand of beer drank by the Likely Lads in the TV series?
9347. Who is on the US $5,000.00 bill?
9352. Why don't birds sitting on electric wires get electrocuted?
9354. What did Al Capone's business card say he was?
9359. How many words are there in the Bible?
9360. What is the only animal born with horns?
9361. What was the name of Leia's home planet?
9363. Who originally patented the safey pin and then sold the patent rights for $400?
9366. Which country was the first in 1969 to issue a commemorative stamp with Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins all featured on it?
9367. When did the UK post office first use the slogan 'Post early for Christmas?'
9373. Where was 'American Grafitti' filmed?
9374. Other than the Beatles 'Can't Buy Me Love' what were the first two records to sell at least a million copies before they were released?
9375. Who was the first person to fly solo across Australia?
9376. Who was the director of the Michael Jackson video 'Bad?'
9377. What was the largest selling book before 'Gone With the Wind?'
9380. Which US president, facing court-martial, resigned from the army prior to the Civil War?
9382. What is the temperature of lightning?
9383. Which is hotter, the sun or lightning?
9384. What is Elvis' prison uniform number in the movie 'Jailhouse Rock'?
9387. How much money did the richest person in the world have?
9389. When did Destiny's Child become a group?
9390. Who is the only NFC rushing champion to lose in a Super Bowl the same season?
9396. In 'All in the Family' what job did Edith have before she married Archie Bunker?
9401. In which film is the town of Ridge Rock saved from land speculators?
9402. In which film is the return to Britain marked by the sound of Big Ben and a thunderstorm with torrential rain?
9409. What are the words to the Oscar Mayer Weiner song?
9412. What is the name of James Bond's elder brother?
9413. Route 66 runs through how many US states and which ones?
9414. Who was the first US president to be born in the United States?
9415. Which US state was named as it was almost exactly the same size as a similar place in Europe?
9417. What former US president was the head of the CIA?
9418. In what year was the CIA founded? I know the OSS was the forerunner.
9423. Who was that Murphy guy after whom the famous 'Murphy's Law' was named?
9426. What major US city calls itself 'The Windy City'?
9432. What is the name of the drummer in Bon Jovi?
9434. In which Bible book is the Virgin Mary (whether as the Madonna, mother of God, or however) last mentioned?
9435. What was the last communist country of mainland Europe?
9436. "The finest blend of cocoa beans from west Africa, delicately balanced with aromatic peppermint oil from the Americas to bring you the unique chocolate and peppermint experience of... what?
9439. My partner is puzzled that you never see baby pelicans out and about. Where do they stay until they become adults?
9441. In 1910 how many points were awarded for a touchdown in football in the United States?
9442. What was the first published comic strip?
9445. The first poisonous bird was discovered in Papua New Guinea. What is its name?
9446. Which US state has the greatest percentage of its state border in shoreline?
9447. Most dust particles in your house are made from what?
9448. What US state is the setting for the cartoon 'Foghorn Leghorn?'
9449. When, how and why did baseball rule 21 "Misconduct" come into play in baseball?
9450. Why do the names of radio stations in the western part of the US start with a 'K' and the ones in the eastern part start with a 'W'?
9454. Who introduced the 'at' symbol into e-mail addresses?
9456. What magazine has the largest circulation in the world?
9459. There are more statues of this individual in the United States than any other person. Who is it?
9462. What was the last communist state in mainland Europe?
9464. What was the first toy to be advertised on television?
9468. Why were nomadic Native Americans more successful than village societies in resisting domination by the United States government?
9469. What is the deepest hole ever drilled in the earth?
9473. Was 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' by Mark Twain the first novel ever to be written on a typewriter?
9475. What is the 'matilda' in 'Waltzing Matilda?'
9478. What is the name of the US president that had a foreign capital city named after him?
9483. What is the age of Pluto?
9488. What colour was the hundred billionth crayon made by Crayola?
9489. How many international airports are there in the United States?
9490. Who is Hufsa?
9491. From were do rabbits originate?
9492. What country has more sheep than any other country?
9493. How tall was Elvis?
9494. How tall was Frank Sinatra?
9495. How tall is Dolly Parton?
9497. On what day of the year are the most reverse charge telephone calls made?