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Questions From Feb 18 08
92501. What is the difference between an ecological pyramid and an energy pyramid?
92502. What Dutch liqueur, reminiscent of eggnog, is made with brandy, egg yolks and sugar?
92503. Why is the band ?Badfinger? so named?
92504. According to Thailand?s national anthem, what are all Thais ready to give up for the nation?s progress?
92505. The words ?without cause? are added to the original sixth Commandment, ?No animal shall kill any other animal?, in the blood of what character?
92506. Certain foods contain 'negative calories' when eaten. Can you explain why celery is such a food?
92508. What is the world's longest recorded song in history?
92509. What is the world's shortest recorded song in history?
92510. How old is the world's oldest cat?
92511. What is the world's heaviest cat?
92512. In what year was the Linkin Park single 'Papercut' released?
92513. In bowling, why do they call three strikes in a row 'turkey'?
92514. Who invented basketball?
92515. Why is the US nickle (5 cent piece) larger than the US dime (10 cent piece)?
92517. How many blaze orange Acura RSX type S were made in 2005?
92518. How many men's basketball players who played for the Memphis Tigers went pro?
92520. What is the capital of Vatican?
92521. If you earn the Sunglass Club badge, but then one of your quizzes is no longer in the top 10000, do you lose the badge?
92522. R.E.M's song "Man On The Moon" is about comedian Andy Kaufman. How is Kaufman connected to a "man on the moon"?
92525. What is the capital of Romania?
92526. Who first typed characters on a keyboard and saw them appear on a VDU screen in front of him and when and where did this historic occasion take place?
92527. Why is an airplane called an airplane?
92528. Which items, named after a Dutchman, traditionally feature only ten different letters of the alphabet, and which numerical phrase associated with their use doesn't indicate the perfection that most people think it does?
92529. With the Oscars showing up in town shortly, I was wondering if anyone could answer this for me. How many Best Actor and Best Actress winners have won the statue with their first film made, if any?
92530. Who was the first person to sight Australia?
92531. What do the stars on the Kosovan flag represent?
92532. What was the decisive battle of the Austro-Prussian war?
92533. What was the first democratic parliamentary republic in the Muslim world?
92534. What is the least populated of the Azores Islands?
92535. America lost more men in which battle of World War II?
92536. When and where was the "hanky" invented?
92537. There was a massive tire fire in Hagersville, Ontario in 1990. In addition to battling the toxic emissions from the 14 million tires, firefighters also had to perform a rescue. What did they rescue?
92538. During the commemoration ceremonies for the first National Flag of Canada Day, Prime Minister Jean Chretien forced a protester to the ground after grabbing his neck. What was the altercation called?
92539. The Raptors upset the league leading Celtics last month. Who led the rally with the team-high score of 24, which included a three-point play in the final seconds of the game?
92540. Apart from seahorses, are there any other animals of which the male is capable of giving birth?
92541. An Air Canada flight was recently rerouted to Shannon Airport when the co-pilot suffered a breakdown. Where was the flight headed before the detour?
92543. In simple words what are the differences between Democrats and Republicans?
92544. Of the French newspapers Le Monde, Le Figaro, Liberation and others, which has the widest readership in terms of the number of readers, and also the amounts of different readers, e.g. gender, age and race?
92545. What sport is featured in the Bucky Covington video for "It's Good to be Us"?
92546. American born violinist and pianist (1887-1966), Ysaye's pupil, concertmaster in the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, and later the San Francisco Symphony, get Auer's class on the Juilliard School. He taught to two of the most famous child prodigies in the history of the violin. Made very few and very rare recordings on the violin, and several as accompanist on piano. Chess fanatic. Who was he?
92547. Russian Jewish female pianist and teacher (1899-1970), she was classmate to Sofroninsky and Shostakovich. She taught in several Russia conservatories but never got well with the system. Had a big technique, strong temperament and a very highly individual style, in particular on barroque and classic composers. Her recordings are gems to many, and anathema to others. No medium terms with her; you love her or you hate her. Who was she?
92548. She taught Franz Kafka Hebrew in Prague, and founded Israel's first comprehensive high school in Be'er Sheva. Who was she?
92549. What year did Reba McEntire release the album "Behind the Scene"?
92550. What animal has the widest viewing range in the electromagnetic spectrum?
92551. Who was the legendary founder of the city of Babylon?
92552. What was the term for the "middle class" in ancient Sparta?
92553. What was Simon de Montfort's stronghold?
92554. What is the Chinese sign of respect?
92555. At sea level, how far away is the horizon?
92556. According to rock legend, how did "The Righteous Brothers" get their name?
92557. What was the band who played the concert that Bill and Tom attended, after which they met Georg and Gustav?
92558. What is a 5-letter term for a tribal African fenced village?
92559. The Rush album "2112" was released in what year?
92560. A growing Indian distrust of the British led to what in 1857?
92561. What was the "white man's burden"?
92562. When Mace Windu was a Jedi Padawan, who was his Master trainer?
92563. What is the name of the character in 'Friends' who Ross fancied, and one he chatted up saying that he liked boys. I believed she delivered pizza. Also what is the name of the actress who played her?
92564. How many animated TV shows have banned episodes and which are they?
92565. How far does the NEC require that immediate metal conduit be firmly fastened from each outlet box, juntion box or other conduit termination?
92566. What's the most that has ever been lost in a coin toss?
92567. What South American nation?s national anthem includes reference to ?sublime enthusiasm??
92568. What is a ?tsukemonoki??
92569. What unkempt cartoon character?s slovenly ways paid off in 1993 with a series of television commercials for Regina vacuum cleaners, which combined animation with live-action?
92570. Who was inducted into the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame in 2000, and then euthanized on February 17, 2008?
92571. What was Jedi Master Even Piell's ultimate fate?
92572. In the Pokemon series, an episode titled 'Electric Soldier Porygon' gave people in Japan seizures. How many cases were reported?
92573. Was Ireland ever completely conquered by Britain?
92574. Who won the 1000th NASCAR race at the old Ontario, California speedway in 1971?
92575. What causes the phenomenon called gigantism?
92576. Who, with a surname that is an article of clothing, is best known for gathering together crowds of people who are not wearing any?
92577. What island was the first to be visited by Christopher Columbus?
92578. When did tape worms cease to be marketed to the public as a way to lose weight?
92579. What will be the longest fixed link bridge in the world when completed?
92580. What state had two leaders assassinated only in a span of six years in the 1970s-80s?
92581. In the 17th century the English shipped many Irishmen and Scots off to a Caribbean island as slaves. What island?
92582. What is the name of the right fielder's name in the "Who's on First" routine?
92583. More people knew of Stephen Leacock, Canada's wit, than of Canada itself. He was born in England but lived most of his life in Ontario. Where did he live when his family moved to Canada?
92584. Canada's only goal in the 25th minute of play was the winning goal during the first game of the 2008 season. Which team did they beat?
92585. Prime Minister Harper was recently accused of maligning entire segment of the country when he referred to the ethnicity of two men who were being investigation with regard to alleged political interference. What are the men's backgrounds?
92586. Hungarian string quartet ensemble; first recording of complete LvB quartets, recorded many classical and romantic works in the 20s and 30s; named after founder and first violin. One of the first string quartets who got fame in Europe; their recording of Brahm's string quartet is very much apreciated. What is the name of the ensemble?
92587. The Hibernia oil field was one of the Mulroney government's mega-projects during the 1980's. The Hibernia platform finally began producing in 1997, but not before the project experienced a major accident. What was the name of the off shore drilling unit that was lost in high seas?
92588. Russian born violinist and teacher (1909-1995), Ysaye's pupil; went to the US and worked as concertmaster on several orchestras; became one of the most famous violin teachers in America for more than 30 years. His recordings are few and much wanted and collected. Famous for his version of Kreisler's pieces. Do you know who he was?
92589. Which is a song by a British band about the Japanese singer of a German band?
92591. Singer Marc Anthony is married to what actress?
92592. It is often said that coffee is the world's third biggest commodity. Is this true and what other items make up the top 10?
92593. Was a star or an angel on top of the tree the original choice?
92594. What does the name Singapore mean?
92595. Which Union Territory's symbol is the Butterfly fish?
92596. What is the most independent car company in the world, and in the UK?
92597. Which is the best form of exercise to take to get rid of a 'baby-belly'?
92598. What, if any other bands have the members of the British band 'Blur' been members of, past and present?
92600. In the Police video for "Don't Stand So Close To Me" what name is written on the blackboard under Ceasar's?
92603. What 90's best seller grew out of a series of personal columns that first ran in The Independent of London?
92605. Who in literature is the DA with the most losses?
92606. What is a common factor in the names of all seven continents?
92607. The Republicans rose to prominence with the election of which president?
92608. What is the name for the cabin slung below an airship?
92609. The single "Boot Scootin' Boogie" was released by Brooks & Dunn in what year?
92610. What is the name of the mechanical arbitrator that was first used at Hialeah?
92612. Has the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony ever been held in Cleveland, Ohio?
92613. How much does it cost to manufacture and install a speed camera on Britain's roads?
92614. Royal Tunbridge Wells and Royal Leamington Spa are the only royal towns in Great Britain I can think of. Are there are more and what is it that makes a town a royal one?
92615. What Lennon and McCartney contribution to The White Album has only two separate lyrical lines?
92616. The name of what musical instrument is mentioned in ?Back In The USSR??
92617. What Italian culinary delight is literally translated as "little faithful ones"?
92618. What animated character was infected with the "werecar curse" when he was programmed to build project Satan?
92619. Which modular entities generally are tantamount to itself but becomes something different everything it is squared?
92621. In the 1890s, representatives of which now independent country briefly considered union with the six colonies which went on to become the Commonwealth of Australia?
92622. What was the name of the neolithic culture found in southern Mesopotamia prior to the arrival of the Sumerians?
92623. Where did the ancient Sumerians originally come from?
92624. What country music song's music video features clips from the show "My Big Fat Redneck Wedding"?
92625. After the break-up of the Beatles, Ringo founded a furniture design and production company. What was its name?
92626. How many types of alcoholic beverage exist?
92627. How many teens suffer from sleep deprivation?
92628. What kind of car is blown up in "American Gangster"?
92629. What is the longest a person has lived with muscular dystrophy?
92630. How many types of alcoholic beverages exist when you define them by the basic ingredient that they are made from? Wine from grapes, Rum from Sugarcane and so on.
92632. What republic, declared in 1918, lasted for just 10 months?
92633. Why did Belgium declare itself an independent state on October 4, 1830?
92634. What present day capital was established after the near destruction of the former capital by a hurricane in 1961?
92635. Until its annexation in 1961, this was probably the world's smallest recognized separate modern political unit. According to the census of 1921 it had 5 inhabitants. What unit was this?
92636. From where comes the description "tomboy"?
92637. Do fetuses pass gas in the womb?
92638. I'm wondering if there is any evidence out there that would back up something I was told from a questionable source. Is there a correlation between height and breast size?
92639. Who is the artist and song playing in the background towards the end of the 'Law & Order' episode "Aftershock" (1996), when B. Bratt and J. Garner are hooking up?
92640. The first powered flight by a British subject in the British Empire was on February 23, 1909. The pilot was J.A.D. McCurdy. What did he go on to do?
92641. Former Norbourg Investments CEO Vincent Lacroix was recently sentenced to 12 years in prison and fined $255,000 on 51 fraud charges stemming from the siphoning of accounts. Lacroix had filed an appeal which was not upheld. On what grounds was the appeal launched?
92642. "The Week the Women Went" is a docu-drama about what happens when a town's women leave for a week and the men are left to cope with both kids and jobs, something few of the men have done. What is the name of the town the women left?
92643. Tessa Virtue and partner Scott Moir recently won the BMO Canadian Figure Skating Championship in ice dancing. The win was facilitated by the action taken by last year's winners and five-time champs, Marie-France Dubreuil and Patrice Lauzon. This year they decided to take the year _______?
92644. In emergency medicine, what do the initials "CPR" stand for?
92645. In simple words what is Bronchoscopy?
92646. Technetium (43) was the first synthetic element, but a few years before its "creation" two chemists erroneously claimed to have detected it in nature. Who were they and how did they name the element?
92647. What tree 'species' is closest to extinction?
92648. Is aerogel the lightest solid in weight, and what does it feel like?
92650. Austrian violinist (1901-1978), active to the 50s, he recorded some concertos and several chamber pieces. Was a professor of Vienna Conservatory and concertino of the Wienn Symfoniker. He only recorded on small labels and today he is forgotten, contrary to his younger and famous violinist brother. Do you know him?
92651. Russian Canadian female violinist and composer. She wrote many pieces for the violin, including caprices, sonatas and partitas for solo violin. She married several times, and adopted the surnames of her husbands. She's remembered in Canada, but almost unknown outside. Her caprices for solo violin are splendid but difficult pieces, and have been recorded very few times. Do
you know her?
92652. What are the names of Michelle Wright's Persian kittens?
92653. "If shame had a face I think it would kind of look like mine," are lyrics from what Lifehouse song?
92654. In what year did George Strait release the album "Greatest Hits"?
92655. The recent writers' strike has finally ended, but did the writers finally win or did they give up?
92656. What was the title of the Stevie Wonder album released in 1968?
92657. Who or which company invented the first digital camera?
92658. Where is the expression 'to have something down to a T' from?
92660. Whom does the little boy say he is proud of toward the end of the 'Proud Moments' Avon Walk for Breast Cancer video clip?
92661. What family has the most Super Bowl rings? i.e. Mannings, Bahrs, etc.
92662. 'Drugs, sex, Rock n Roll' - who first said this famous mantra of 1960s' living?
92663. Can we say that Combichrist is Metal?
92664. Have all the little Islands surrounding Great Britain been sold? If not, how many are left to buy and what is the price range?
92665. Is it actually necessary for TV shows to play a sound effect to cover harsh swearing? Why can't or don't they just silence it?
92666. What island group was once called Islands of Devils?
92667. What is the national language of the Kingdom of Bhutan?
92668. What was the name of the confederated state that existed in South America between the years 1836 and 1839?
92669. In 1633, the Dutch, having lost the island of St. Maarten to the Spanish, retaliated by capturing which islands?
92670. The HMCS Charlottetown recently assisted a Pakistani fishing vessel that had run into trouble in the Arabian Sea. What happened to the fishing boat?
92671. Necrotizing fasciitis afflicted Lucien Bouchard causing him to lose his leg. What is the common name for this disease?
92672. David Cronenberg began his film career in the horror genre where he originated what has become known as body or venereal horror. What is the name of his current film, nominated for 12 Genies?
92673. Teemu Selanne recently put off retirement when he signed up to complete in the current season. Which team did he sign with?
92674. In the Warner Brothers classic 'Rabbit of Seville' a poster can be seen featuring the names Eduardo Selzeri, Michele Maltese and Carlo Jonzi. Who are these folks?
92675. When and where would Sveriges nationaldag be observed?
92676. What traditional Scottish confectionary is usually made of barley meal and oatmeal and often flavoured with almonds and orange peel?
92677. What album by The Who includes a photo of the band manager Bill Curbishley's brother, Paul?
92678. If the British post office loses an item of mine whilst it is in their hands, do I have any rights to try and get some kind of compensation?
92679. Violinist born in what is today Poland (1902-1982), Hubay's pupil. He traveled in Europe and recorded thousands of popular pieces, including tangos, with his orchestra. But he also played serious music in string quartets, piano quartets and quintets. After World War II he established in the Netherlands for the rest of his life. He was a splendid violinist, warm and expressive. His Kreisler's recordings are anthological. He used an artistic name. Do you know him?
92680. What English accent is the least understandable, to the most people?
92681. English Victorian female composer (1858-1944), daughter of a rigid general. Had to suffer a lot to learn composition but she made it. Wrote a lot of music, operas, songs and plenty of very fine chamber. She was imprisoned for two months as a suffragist. Strong temperament and with fixed purposes, she got what she wanted. Do you know her?
92682. What was the name of Alabama's 1992 CD?
92683. In what big city did ZZ Top form their band?
92685. Who is Nicholas Ranjula's more famous political cousin?
92686. Whose butler was Beach?
92687. What is the difference between ecology and ecosystem?
92688. Worldwide, what's the biggest-selling album of all time by a female artist?
92689. Who decided to call the genre 'trance' music?
92690. Why have swear words become swear words, and who invented some of the most common ones?
92691. On the morning of August 8, 1969, a man was photographed in London although he wasn't meant to be. The photo became world famous. The man died this month, aged 96. Who was he?
92692. What's the name of the phobia in which you have a fear of dogs?
92693. What three Major League Baseball pitchers have thrown a nine-pitch, three-strikeout half-inning (aka immaculate inning) twice in their careers?
92694. What are the phobias for fear of time, fear of stress and fear of pain?
92695. Where would you find the "Queen's Necklace"?
92696. What's the world's biggest selling drug? My guess would be paracetamol.
92697. What term is used for the ratio of the length of the side opposite the angle to the length of the hypotenuse in a right-angles triangle?
92698. What or who is the odd one out: Regents Park, Regent Street, Crystal Palace, Trafalgar Square, St. James' Park or Cumberland Terrace?
92699. In order to vote for a Pope what two requirements must a person fulfill?
92700. In Metallica's song 'Metal Militia' is there a part where James says, "Die heavy metal"?
92701. Which English word has the most dictionary definitions?
92702. Where did John Lennon and Yoko Ono meet?
92703. Most Brits choose Spain as their holiday destination. Where do most Americans go on holiday?
92704. In the music video for Fall Out Boy's "The Takeover, The Break's Over" parts of other Fall Out Boy songs can be heard before the actual song starts. Which songs are they?
92705. Did Carl Jung ever collaborate with the Nazis?
92706. Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew was born Maurice Drew. When and why did he add "Jones" to his name?
92707. Is there a bass lure that sends out electronic signals and "forces" the fish to bite?
92708. In his early work as a natural scientist, what contribution did Freud make to the field of marine biology?
92709. Clara Bow, the legendary silent film actress, was born in a tenement in Brooklyn, New York. What was the address?
92710. Why is the grass so green?
92711. Near what Japanese island did future President George H. W. Bush's plane crash during World War II?
92712. Are the Bosniaks a religious or an ethnic group?
92713. What is considered the fastest growing city in Africa?
92714. What French colony in South America existed between 1555 and 1567?
92715. What is the meaning of the phrase, "Go commando"?
92716. How many American troops were lost on D-Day?
92717. Joe Clark's Progressive Conservative government fell due to a non-confidence vote about their first budget. Who was the former provincial politician turned finance minister that introduced the fateful budget?
92718. The statue of "The Colonel" in Baie Comeau, Quebec is dedicated to an American who founded the town, which was named after a local naturalist. What was the name of the Quebec naturalist?
92719. Milt Stegall recently re-signed with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He has swept the records and awards this year. What is the one thing he wants before he retires?
92720. What Terrence Rattigan play does this line appear, "Were you medaillon or goulash?"
92721. What perennial plant, either fresh or dried, has a smell that is so adverse to mice that they will leave untouched any food where it is scattered? It is also said to cure chapped hands.
92722. Who played Captain Hook and Mr. Darling in the 1950 stage production of J.M. Barrie?s "Peter Pan? at the Imperial Theater, New York City, which ran for 321 performances?
92723. What is the cocktail gin fizz called when an egg white is added?
92724. What British rock band, formed in 1976, took its name from a 1970 horror flick starring Vincent Price as Lord Edward Whitman?
92725. Famous female pianist, singer and composer from Latin America (1853-1917), considered one of the best pianist of her time. With great talent and strong temper she had a stormy life, with four husbands. There is a recording of her only string quartet. Do you know who this dominant woman was?
92726. Female violinist (1925-1979) born in Transylvania. She had a short career and didn't do many recordings, but today they are a matter of cult. Any of her original vinyl recordings are worth thousands in the collectors' market. She was slim and beautiful, and had a deep singing sound. Do you know her?
92727. What city did Die Kreuzen originate from?
92728. Saul Itzhayek is languishing in an Indian jail. The businessman's supporters have recently asked Foreign Affairs Minister Maxime Bernier to intercede on his behalf. He was convicted of trying to enter India with an expired what?
92729. Who invented the first transvenous defibrillator?
92730. Did Dracula have any children?
92731. Who was killed when an eagle mistook his bald head for a stone?
92732. What was so unusual about the death of Arius?
92735. The single "Lost and Found" was released by Brooks & Dunn in what year?
92736. Where is the expression 'knock yourself out' from, meaning to help yourself or go for it?
92737. When did the Latin joke phrase SEMPER UBI SUB UBI (always wear underwear) first come about?
92740. Which is the best type of mattress to put on your child's bed: firm, medium, soft, comfort or something else?
92742. Which song title of one of rock's biggest mammoth bands is a salute to a British folk great, and includes his name?
92744. What year did Chubby Checker perform in Toronto?
92745. What is a moonbow?
92746. Which DC character was created as a homage to "Apache Chief" from the Super Friends, Challenge of the Super Friends cartoon shows?
92747. What modern day company was known as the United Food Company, responsible for corporate atrocities in Central America and influencing U.S. foreign policy in the late 1800's?
92748. What proposed political entity in the early 1960s would have comprised two British colonies and a British protectorate?
92749. What were the First and Second National Catastrophes in Bulgarian history?
92750. Who was the Elephant Emperor?
92751. How many Oscars did Alfred Hitchcock win?
92752. When was Abraham Lincoln born?
92754. Which continent has the most time zones?
92755. He was called "Canada's Greatest Son". It took three strokes in two days to fell the former politician. Who was this Prime Minister?
92756. Tom Smith, chairman and CEO of Taser International, recently spent two hours before the House Standing Committee on Safety and National Security. Liberal MP Ujjal Dosanjh asked the most probing questions and he was in B.C. Provincial politics when the Victoria police force became the first in the country to allow the use of stun guns. What was Mr. Dosanjh's position in the government at that time?
92757. The Canadian team was slightly off the lead in the World Cup bobsled event held in Germany recently. Although they are second in the overall standings, they placed only third. Who is the pilot for the team?
92758. Timothy Findley was always involved in the arts. He was an actor and dancer before he became a writer of renown. What was his nickname?
92759. Polish-Lithuanian violinist, composer and professor (1886-1943), Auer's pupil, gave many concerts in Europe, settled in America then gave violin lessons. Wrote three violin concertos, some symphonic works and many for violin and piano or solo. Friend of Heifetz. Considered by Americans one of their composers. Brother was also a composer and pianist who recorded as accompanist with Heifetz. Do you know who he was?
92760. Who was the first American woman airplane passenger?
92761. What round vegetable, available in parts of India, is commonly added in Sambar/Soup, Daal and also in making Dosa-Aavakaaya (Indian Pickle) and Chutney?
92762. To whom specifically was the author of 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix' referring when she dedicated her book "?to Neil, Jessica and David, who make my world magical"?
92763. Though arrested at the end of the Second World War, General Shirô Ishii was never prosecuted for his alleged war crimes. Why?
92764. Is Jack Black in a band?
92765. In what Stephen King short story collection is the story about a boy that forces a former Nazi to reenact his past?
92766. What year did Clint Black release the album 'Put Yourself in My Shoes'?
92767. What is the name of the tune that is playing in the background in 'Animal House' when Otter gets together with Mrs Wormer in the frat house?
92769. Why does eating too much ice cream too quickly cause headaches?
92770. What was the first aircraft to be shot down in battle, and when did this occur?
92772. Who prepared the blueprint for reform of America's health care system under President Clinton's administration?
92773. Besides being a well known bank robber, what other noted achievement was reached by John Dillinger?
92774. What do you call a pregnant goldfish - a twit?
92775. What architect is responsible for the design of St. Andrew's church and other well known 19th century buildings in Singapore? (1,1,7)
92776. At what temperatures in Fahrenheit, Celsius and Kelvin would a human body freeze near instantaneously?
92777. The Joe Cocker song 'Delta Lady' was a tribute to this female singer?
92778. How did Joe Elliott come up with the name Def Leppard?
92779. How long would it take to get from the Sun to every one of the nine planets individually (I'm including Pluto) traveling at the speed of light?
92780. Does the president have any control over the gas prices?
92781. Considering a mere quintet have obtained practical knowledge of its components, it is connected to a populous US 'administrative division', and a Spanish word translating to 'limited width pertaining to a body of water'. What is it, and how did it relate to the demise of many Bishops of Rome?
92782. What two African kingdoms became German colonies in 1890?
92783. What social institutions does Mark Twain poke fun at in 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn'?
92784. In the Blink-182 song 'I Miss You' there is a line that says, "We can live like Jack and Sally." Who are the Jack and Sally they are talking about?
92786. Who sings the new remix version of 'What Hurts the Most?' It sounds like Carrie Underwood, but I'm not sure.
92788. I rememeber a music video where someone was able to see numbers counting down above people's heads, and had to save someone's life to make them go away. What is the song and band?
92789. What present King used to be a ballet teacher?
92790. What was the colonial capital city of German Kamerun from 1901 to 1909?
92791. What war started as an American attempt to invade Canada?
92792. What are the major Celtic languages that are still spoken today?
92793. Frederick Banting discovered insulin and was awarded the Nobel Prize for his research. He died in a small plane crash. Who was the only survivor?
92794. The Conservatives have been consistently shut out of urban ridings. They are hoping to reverse that in the by-elections next month. They have been making a concerted effort to connect with ethnic voters. Jason Kenney is overseeing the ethnic outreach project and hopes to persuade ethnic voters, particularly the Koreans and Chinese, to vote PC rather than Liberal. What is Kenney's post in the Harper government?
92795. Kaitlyn Lawes recently competed in the Canadian Junior Curling Championships. She had hoped that her dad, who had been her coach and mentor would be there to watch. Unfortunately, he passed away in November. What position did she play?
92796. What do you call those people who have eyes of two different colors?
92797. Which Indian state was the first in the world to have an elected communist government?
92798. Which is the only Zodaic sign which is neither animal nor person?
92799. What is the difference between caste, tribe and religion?
92800. The Bata Shoe Museum celebrates shoes and there is more than 4,500 years of history in the more than 10,000 pairs. Who was the architect?
92801. How many apple pips, or almonds would be safe to eat, before risk of cyanide poisoning?
92802. A conductor, pianist and composer born in Kiev in 1912, died in 1983. Lived and studied in France with Cortot and Nadia Boulanger. After World War II he became a famous conductor. He wrote many works very praised in his time, but only now being recorded. He's famous for conducting Russian works. Who was he?
92803. American violinist of Russian parents (1902-1975), one of the last of Auer's pupils, very active playing in the 30s and 40s. He gave many recitals with his wife Sylvia Smith at the piano. Few recordings, one of them with sort of "gipsy" music is anthological. He's forgotten now. Can you name him?
92804. How many leaps years are there on average in a century?
92805. Which college at which university housed the Royalist artillery during the English Civil War?
92806. Alan Jackson released the CD "Don't Rock the Jukebox" in what year?
92807. In France, île flottante ("floating island") is liqueur-sprinkled sponge cake spread with jam, sprinkled with nuts, topped with whipped cream and surrounded by a pool of what?
92808. In the 1960?s the band ?Pleasure Faire? morphed into what five-letter band name?
92809. This childhood friend of Rosa Parks joined in the historic Montgomery bus boycott and succeeded the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as president of the Montgomery Improvement Assocciation. She died this week at the age of ninety seven. Who was she?
92810. Who made a Motor Bike called the Marman Twin and the Marman clamps used to hold the "Fat Man" atomic bomb inside the Enola Gay?
92811. Who is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, was a postman and bartender, and has a bronze statue of himself in Australia?
92812. What is Paul Brandt's real last name?
92814. What is the origin of the song "Two Little Boys" sung by Rolf Harris?
92815. How much do EE Series Savings Bonds earn per year?
92816. A normal human female carries the chromosome pair XX, and the male carries XY. XXY and XYY exist as abnormalities that give rise to known characteristics. Has there ever been a case of YY, and if so was it viable and what were the characteristics? [Question arising out of some complicated genetic work I've been involved with - fictionally, of course...]
92817. What is the title of Paul Whiteman's 1920 album?
92818. If you walked around a 15 acre field, how far will you have travelled?
92819. What's the French gastronomer's term for a small glass of apple brandy or apple brandy sherbet meant to stimulate your appetite halfway a meal?
92821. What class of animals makes up more than two thirds of known species?
92823. Which real-life hotel featured as the hideout of the replicants in the movie "Bladerunner"?
92825. Who were the first known inhabitants of the Canary Islands?
92826. What was the first permanent European settlement city in the tropics?
92827. What islands group was called Las Tortugas by Christopher Columbus?
92829. An American who studied art in Europe thought his countrymen should know the works of the great masters and would pay to see them, so he copied several dozen in reduced size onto one large canvas, lugging home a veritable mini-museum. Who was he, what is he more remembered for, and which American family was included in the painting?
92830. After his wife left him for the last time, a famous English preacher wrote in his diary Latin words to the effect that he hadn't told her to leave and he wasn't going to ask her to come back. Who was he?
92831. How many watts of power does the active and average brain generate?
92832. What is the record for the most number of Elvis impersonators on the stage at the same time?
92833. What was the name of the Australian teenager who won the $10,000 prize offered by an American newspaper for the return of fragments of the Skylab space station?
92834. What links Liberia, USA, Mississippi, Nebraska, Missouri and Wisconsin?
92835. What links Welsh railway, small moon and lost property shop?
92836. What links Sir Alex Ferguson, Lech Walesa and Billy Connolly?
92837. What do you mean by septuagenarian parents?
92838. Which are the countries who are gathering the reputation of being the worst travel documents in the world?
92839. What are the major differences between government and private schools?
92840. What is the exact difference between realised and realized?
92841. What are the names of the current 24 Knights of the Garter?
92842. A beagle won best in show for the first time at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in 2008. What other popular breeds have never won the award before?
92843. French composer and theorist (1864-1955), friend and admirer of Franck and very much influenced by him. He wrote many works on a rather dark and complex style, but today he's remembered almost only for his Sol-fa books. Very few recordings of his works. Can you name him?
92844. French violinist, professor and conductor (1936-2004), founder of the French Strings Trio, soloist with the Francois-Paillard orchestra, teacher at the Paris Conservatory for many years and jury in many violin contests. He left several very fine recordings, in particular baroque composers. Do you know him?
92845. What was the name of the Roman commander at the ill-fated Battle of Teutoberger Forest?
92846. Who said, "For most of us death is final"?
92847. What was the name of Rodney Atkins' 2003 CD?
92848. Who wrote the original words for Vaughan Williams' "A Sea Symphony"?
92849. Who wrote the original words for 'Jerusalem'?
92850. What year was Paul Brandt born?
92851. What brought Siobhan Fahey, Johnny Fingers, Bruce Watson and Jon Moss together in 1984?
92852. What fictitious band name was mentioned in the movie "A Clockwork Orange"?
92853. How is the Beatles' single 'Hey Jude' connected to the architect of the economic/social plan 'The Great Leap Forward'?
92854. What did the Dunkin' Donuts chain stop carrying in 2003, claiming that "the hand shaped treats were too labor intensive, and couldn't be simulated with new machines for mixing doughnut batter"?
92855. Where did Benjamin Britten become Lord of?
92856. Elgar is particularly associated with which city?
92858. Are there any fish, mammals, or birds that have more than two eyes?
92859. What territory was claimed by the Egyptian Sultan, but became a French colony in 1903 after the French had beaten the Egyptian forces?
92860. What is Britain's most popular take-away these days; good old fashioned fish and chips, pizza, Indian maybe, or something else?
92861. Did Dr. Marvin Monroe from "The Simpsons" really die?
92862. What is Adler's Phenomenological Perspective?
92863. What university did legendary basketball player Micheal Jordan attend?
92865. What job puts up telephone poles?
92866. When and where was Elvis Presley's first ever concert?
92867. What short-lived republic was created in Northern Morocco in September 1921?
92868. What is the largest and highest mountain range in the Sahara?
92869. What part of New Zealand has another time zone than the rest of the country?
92870. Is there a word for when you answer a question with a question?
92871. Galician violinist (1890-1961), very famous in the 1910s and 20s, big success in the United States. He wrote several pieces to the violin. Today forgotten, except for one violin sonata dedicated to him by a great violinist-composer. Who am I talking about?
92872. German-American composer (1906-1967), one of the best and better known in film music. A piece for violin he wrote for a film is now very famous. He wrote other works, not for pictures, but they are almost forgotten. Do you remember him?
92873. In the Bucky Covington video for "It's Good to be Us" what country's flag do we see flying in the background?
92874. In simple words, what is surrogacy?
92875. Is it true that Myanmar, Thailand and Laos together form a "Golden Triangle" that produces opium and distributes it to the outside world?
92876. What does CT Scan and MRI Scan stand for?
92877. Which planet of the solar system has the strongest winds?
92878. I read in my 'Mega Facts Book' (it is fairly old) about a man who had three functioning legs, with fully formed feet attached, only the third leg was slightly shorter. Who was this man, and would he have been able to run faster than the average two-legged human?
92879. Celine Dion recorded the song 'With This Tear' with what artists?
92880. Alabama's album 'The Closer You Get' was released in what year?
92881. In "The Bonesetter's Daughter" what is the name of LuLing's first husband?
92882. In 1996 who was the British athlete who competed in her sixth Olympics?
92883. Does anyone know where the quote "You're gooder'n ary angel" comes from?
92884. When playing table tennis what colour are you banned from wearing?
92885. What became of the ashes of actor, comedian, dancer, singer, and musician Jack Albertson after his death in 1981?
92886. Where are Lyle and Erik Menendez each serving out their prison sentences?
92887. What CSNY tunes asks, "Can I cross the line and pray, I can stay another day?"
92888. What rock band took their name directly from a 1972 flick featuring Geoffrey Lewis in the role of "Hobbs" and Drew Dixon as "Barry Brown"?
92889. How does a proofreader instruct the printing office, with only one four-letter word, that they should leave the original text (word or phrase) as it was?
92890. What group took their name from a suburb of Berlin and a style of dance?
92892. Which is the ECW Superstar CM Punk's real name?
92893. What does the Latin phrase 'Redite ad Cor' mean?
I saw this inscription last weekend in Italy, beneath a statue of either a saint or possibly Jesus.
92894. It's coming up to 90 years since the Armistice was signed, signalling the end of the first World War. At a conservative estimate how many service men or women are actually alive today that were directly involved in the conflict?
92895. Besides Kanye West, what famous rapper worked for Montgomery Ward?
92896. This one might be tricky - maybe not. In which country has a banknote been issued with the words Ikotobong, Ikorofiong and Itu on the reverse, and why?
92897. The mother and son of which king of England were both beheaded?
92898. What component of CFC?s causes destruction of ozone?
92899. If Charles comes to the throne after his mother, which way will his head face on coins, and if it is William instead, which way will his head face?
92901. What are Chinese tones?
92902. What is the earliest date that can be found on a currently legal tender coin of the UK? This is a Baloo question - the answer is not the obvious one.
92903. Who invented the first practical undersea mine, and when was it first used? By invented, I mean actually planned and built, not just planned.
92905. When was Webkinz first created?
92907. What is Operation Condor?
92908. Who wrote the song, "Attack Of The Killer Tomatoes"?
92909. In which novel or short story does the eponymous hero accidentally kill John's mother during a baseball game?
92910. In which novel or short story does the eponymous hero command the SN202, operate on Wellington McMillan, identify his own Webley-Vickers 50.80, fly alone with ammunition and face a firing squad without a blindfold?
92911. What rivers play the most important roles in Europe, Asia, North America, South America and Africa?
92912. Conway Twitty's album 'Hit the Road' was released in what year?
92913. The Men's Majors Championships, also referred to as "The Majors" are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in professional golf. There are the Masters, the U.S. Open, the (British) Open Championship, and the (U.S.) Open Championship. Which is the oldest major tournament?
92914. What word for unthinking patriotism is derived from the name of one of Napoleon?s admirers?
92915. What had one eye, one horn and flew in a 1958 hit?
92916. In the Carrie Underwood video for 'All American Girl' when she's wearing the football uniform, what number is she sporting?
92917. An Italian composer (1880-1968), almost unknown now. He was a professor in Florence and Rome. He left several symphonic and chamber works very seldom played. He had good relations with Musolini's regime. Young Menuhin recorded his fine violin sonata. Do you know him?
92918. Outstanding Russian violinist (1925-1958), one of the best of his generation, with big technique, fine sound and musicality. His few recordings are already collectors' items, like Glazunov's, Sibelius' and Tchaikovsky's concertos. He was the first of a family of violinists active today. Died too young. Who was he?
92919. After meeting John Lennon, what song did George Harrison play to demonstrate his ability?
92920. Where was Paul Brandt's video "Didn't Even See the Dust" shot?
92921. Why did Mahatma Gandhi support the Khilfat Movement which had nothing to do with Indian freedom, and what did he get in return by supporting this movement?
92923. What is the Japanese art of flower arrangement known as?
92924. In which country does the rose originate?
92925. Apart from olives and palm nuts, what other fruit produces oil, rather than juice when crushed?
92927. Which of Pablo Neruda's poems exhorts the "generals" to "come see the blood in the streets"?
92928. During the Falklands War, which song's ambiguous title and lyrics led to its banning from airplay by the BBC?
92929. What causes Cri Du Chat Syndrome?
92930. What is the main function of chromosome 5 in humans?
92931. How many cases of Cri Du Chat Syndrome have been reported and is there any cure?
92932. "Dyb, dyb, dyb" has not been said by Scouts for years. When was it abolished?
92933. What is the biggest selling DVD of all time?
92934. Is morphine used in hospitals made from heroin?
92936. Have any world leaders been openly gay?
92937. How much in Avon Foundation Grants has been raised and donated worldwide?
92938. 'The Jazz Soul of Little Stevie Wonder' was released in what year?
92939. Who was the last Emperor of China?
92940. Japanese troops were able to occupy Christmas Island in 1942 without any resistance. What made this possible?
92942. Who were the only Commonwealth servicemen to be executed for mutiny during the Second World War?
92943. What is the theme song for the TV show "Grey's Anatomy"?
92944. What is the meaning of median?
92945. How do you play Monopoly?
92946. What do you call people from Bourg-la-Reine?
92947. Who was the captain of the ship that delivered the Statue of Liberty?
92948. What is the name of Muhammad Ali Jinnah's tomb?
92949. How many Union Councils exist in Karachi?
92950. What are the colored belts in taekwondo and their meanings?
92951. Which country has the world's largest number of land borders?
92952. When was Shining Stars released?
92953. How many Super Bowl MVP's have been players who attended the University of Georgia for college, and who are they?
92954. Who does the voice of the lion in the HDTV commercials?
92955. In his last days in the bunker was Hitler seen to drink alcohol or be intoxicated?
92956. Who is the celebrity child of John and Dimitra Sarantakos?
92957. What fruit's name was adopted as a slang term for a ?young bride? in ancient China?
92958. What literary heavyweight, who died on February 28th, 2008, wrote a history of his magazine entitled ?Cancel Your Own Goddam Subscription??
92959. How is the French monarch who died of gangrene in 1715 related to a track on The Beatles? Abbey Road album?
92960. What led to the separation of the Department of Panama from Colombia in 1903 and the establishment of Panama as a nation?
92962. Although known more for my mutant powers, I have other powers which I have used to kill. After doing so, I vowed never to use them again. I am featured on a powerful 70's comic cover which shows the aftermath of my non-mutant power. Which Marvel Comic character am I?
92963. If the Republican party became the Democratic party back in the 1700s-1800s, why is Andrew Jackson the creator of the Democratic party?
92965. Whose responsibility is it to protect postal employees?
92966. New York City is very dangerous for musicians: an Austrian violinist died in a traffic accident; an American pianist was beated badly in Central Park; a Spanish violinst was wounded by a car and forced to retire; a famous Austrian violinist almost died in a traffic accident. Do you know who these unfortunate guys were?
92967. German female pianist (1882-1968), famous as interpreter of LvB and as an ardient Nazi and ferociously anti-Jewish. She affiliated early to the Nazi party and collaborated giving lessons and concerts in Germany. Do you know who she was?
92968. In the Brad Paisley video for 'Letter to Me' what word is written above 'wrestling' on the boy's jacket?
92969. Tom Morello is a former member of what rock band?
92970. Who released the album 'Out of a Dream' in 1979?
92971. "St. Patrick's Day" is a song by what artist? It contains the lyrics, "No one wants to be alone at Christmas time."
92972. After doing a question on it in "Who's the Smartest?" can anyone tell me more about the 1943 Philadelphia Experiment to make a ship, the USS Eldridge, invisible, and all scientists involved became fused to the ship?
92973. Which is the only breed of dog that does not bark?
92974. Is it true that a rabbit's front teeth grow as long as they live?
92975. Which are the two coldest planets?
92976. Which country is the leading producer of graphite?
92977. Where is the longest stretch of river in the world, without any tributaries?
92980. Are there really such things as "ice bells"? I suspect that the Earth Science Picture of the Day at epod.usra.edu for 2/28/08 may be a gentle hoax. Some people I've talked with say that they come from Hell's Bells when hell freezes over.
92981. What is the official alcohol of the United States?
92982. How did Cleveland fans call their team?
92983. Who are the singers in the Smarties Duets commercial where they sing "Everyday People"?
92984. Was Joan of Arc French?
92986. A recent article in "Harper's" about a biography of Joseph Conrad described the author as "stubborn as bamboo." Just how did bamboo come to be labeled stubborn?
92988. How many WWE Pay Per Views have been held in Pittsburgh?
92989. At the start of the Pink Floyd song "Is There Anybody Out There" voices can be heard speaking, after the male voice says, "We can't stay here, your father will pick up our trail before long." What does the female voice then say?
92991. What kind of video game was released first?
92992. What is the movie tagline, initial letters: tat&aa?
92993. Who wears the number 24 on the Oilers Hockey Team?
92994. In what countries does McDonald's serve alcohol?
92995. In which game(s) might you get "a special feeling" when you enter a level that has a monster pit in it?
92996. How did U2's lead singer get the name Bono?
92997. Which US presidents have been impeached?
92998. Who runs the internet and what happens if the people who run it have a power outage?
92999. Which question is grammatically correct and why? "In what countries does McDonald's serve alcohol?" or "In which countries does McDonald's serve alcohol?"