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Questions From Feb 29 08
93001. Who was the first Christian King of Congo?
93002. What was the world's deadliest conflict since World War II?
93003. What independent kingdom was established in the Pacific in 1858 and became a protectorate in 1888?
93004. What is the figure on the cover of "The Ring" book?
93005. Hungarian Gypsy pianist (1921-1994), one of the most brillant super-virtuoso of the past century, almost self taught. He had a very hard life, extremely poor, wounded, political prisioner, but he was at last recognized as one of the greatest. His recordings are anthological, and his works for the piano very few can play today. On Liszt, he remains one of the best ever. Who was he?
93006. Polish-British female violinist born in 1928. She won the Polish prize on violin on the Wieniawsky contest at 7 years old. She's still playing and teaching. Considered one of the greatest female violinists of past century. Her recordings are of first quality. Who is she?
93007. Which contemporary Australian composer penned a suite of 4 orchestral pieces entitled "Sun Music"?
93008. Ivory strikers are banned in which sport?
93009. Which is the world's longest snake?
93010. What screen name did Devika Rani give to actress Mumtaz Jehan Dehlavi?
93011. Who created the game of Snakes and Ladders?
93012. The lead singer of what 1960's band died of pneumonia less than two weeks before the band was to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?
93013. What Emmy award nominated actress appeared in early seasons of 'Sesame Street' as Molly the Mail Lady?
93014. What wild herb, popular in many bean dishes because it's a carminative, is also called ?Mexican tea? and ?wormseed??
93015. What is the commonality of the U.S. released Beatles' single 'Yesterday' and the TV show 'Hee Haw'?
93016. What is the official name for Sly 4?
93017. Which current monarch appeared in a "Star Trek" episode?
93018. Johnny Rotten is the lead vocalist from what English based punk rock band of 1975?
93020. How many acres of lodgepole pine trees have been lost in Colorado to the current outbreak of mountain pine beetles?
93021. What are the names of the two backgammon-like games that were played in ancient Egypt?
93025. Aside from the two debating chambers (Commons and Lords) what other features are there in Britain's Houses of Parliament, such as bars and restaurants?
93027. Which gay former Premier of the state of South Australia once appeared in parliament wearing a pair of pink hotpants?
93028. Which is the shortest song that reached number one in the UK charts?
93029. What planet spins "backwards" and what is the reason for this?
93030. Other than being rock bands, what is the common bond between Dire Straits, Nirvana, The Boomtown Rats and the Band of Gypsys?
93033. What purpose is served by the sleeve that is worn by such NBA players as Allen Iverson and Deron Williams during games?
93034. What day of the year is the earliest possible Easter?
93035. What is the meaning of 'endangered species capital?'
93037. Who named Jim Morrison "The Lizard King"?
93038. What Federal Republic in Central America existed from July 1823 to 1840?
93040. The Ivory Coast is now called Côte d?Ivoire in English, as in French. But are the inhabitants called ?Ivorians? or ?Ivoirians? in English?
93041. Who was the longest serving Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, and what areas did he conquer?
93042. What Caribbean islands were occupied by Britain during the Seven Years' War 1756-1763?
93044. Which Sherlock Holmes short story links actors Armand Assante, Charles Boyer, Frank Finlay, Ian Holm, James Mason and Paul Muni?
93046. French violinist (1774-1830), Viotti's pupil, had a succesful career in Europe and Russia. Left 13 violin concerti almost nobody plays today. His main contribution was his 24 solo violin caprices that every violinist-to be should study before Kreutzer's and as a preparation to Paganini's. An American violinist had recorded the 24 caprices.
Do you know who that French violinist was?
93047. Another French violinist (1852-1920), pupil of de Beriot and Vieuxtemps, he toured Europe and America, taught in London Royal Academy. Had a brillant technique and immense repertory. Wrote many works for the violin, all forgotten now, except his huge and exceedingly difficult cadenza for the firt movement of Paganini's concerto op.6
Ricci and Kogan among others used it. Do you know who this French violinist and composer was?
93048. During World War II, who was the director of the cryptography department at Bletchley Park?
93049. What is contained in the Muslim shrine, the Ka'aba?
93050. Who in Greek mythology lived in a tub?
93051. What track from ?Countdown to Ecstasy? features the band?s name in the lyrics?
93052. What band took its name from the Indigenous Australians' practise of sleeping in a hole in the ground on very cold nights, embracing multiple dingos?
93053. Against whom did author Fred L. Worth file a $300 million lawsuit in October 1984?
93054. What non FDA-approved "supernova of artificial sweetners", a compound of alanine and aspartic acid, is touted to be 2,000 times sweeter than natural sugar?
93055. Josh Turner was born in what city?
93056. How many "American Pie" movies are there, and what are their titles?
93057. What very British symbol appears on the gates of Michael Jackson's troubled Neverland Ranch estate?
93058. Does brushing promote hair growth and if so, how?
93059. How many series of 'American Idol' have there been?
93060. What is heard by more people than any other sound of the human voice?
93061. Worldwide, what percentage of people have blue eyes?
93063. How many days in a lunar year?
93064. What was Iron Horse an euphemism for?
93065. What individual has collected the most frequent flyer miles?
93066. What is the origin of the word Magenta, in the context of that describing the colour?
93067. What is the process by which a place becomes a city in England?
93068. Who was the first winner of the Darwin award, and for what did they win the award?
93069. The Spanish word for "Spanish" is Español. The French word for "French" is Français. Is there a list of these types of words anywhere on the internet?
93070. Who first called the Beatles "The Fab Four"?
93071. Is it true time goes slower in space?
93073. Which non-recognized state is also called Caucasus Emirate?
93074. What is considered to be the true opposite of oviparity?
93075. What are Carl Woese's three domains?
93076. Which Caribbean islands are outside the Hurricane Belt?
93077. Which two European countries have Communist presidents?
93078. What country in Europe has the largest percent of agnostics, atheists, non-believers or no-organised believers?
93079. What was the name of Alabama's 1993 CD?
93080. What was the origin of the nautical superstition which states that the presence of bananas on a boat brings bad luck?
93081. What does the phrase "anthropodermic personification" mean?
93082. What is transhumanism?
93083. Italian cellist and conductor (1918-1989), creator of a famous chamber orchestra. He lived many years in Yugoslavia and established the cello school there. He made some excelent recordings. Who was he?
93084. Russian composer (1866-1901) who had a hard life, being poor and dieing from tuberculosis very young. He left some songs, overtures and two magnificent symphonies. Very Russian, brillant and with a great orchestration. Who was this composer?
93085. Who was the youngest child actor or actress to win an Oscar?
93086. Which is the world's only true mixed team sport where both men and women have equal opportunities to play?
93087. In simple words what do you mean by 'adjacent'?
93088. What was created in 1956 by uniting the Malabar Districts of Madras state with the Travancore-Cochin Districts?
93089. How far is this statement true: "Arab Sheikhs go to Pakistan to hunt endangered species"?
93090. In what city was the term Rock 'n' Roll conceived to describe popular music for the youths of the 1950's?
93091. Why is the Montreal Canadiens hockey team referred to as the 'Habs'?
93092. What is the best known algorithm for prime factorization of a given number?
93094. Nickelback is signed to EMI/Roadrunner. In what Canadian province were they formed?
93095. What creates Aurora Borealis, and what is this spectacle called in the Southern hemisphere?
93096. Who played the Boston strong girl on "The Beverly Hillbillies"?
93097. I am looking for the title of a recent movie that was based on a true story about a woman, with quite a few kids and an abusive husband, who kept her family afloat by winning contests and writing radio jingles. The lead role may have been played by Julianne Moore. Any ideas?
93098. What is the name for the Thursday before Good Friday?
93099. How do Kathakali dancers paint their pupils red?
93100. Why didn't Johnny, who liked free ice cream, register for the draft, and why couldn't he be punished for not doing so?
93101. What's the most expensive marketing campaign ever?
93102. What was the average GNP for the United States during the 1920's and 30's?
93103. What name is given to a person who studies plants?
93104. Is there any musical piece that has been called, or agreed to be, the hardest to play?
93105. How do mathmaticians know if a number goes on forever? Wouldn't they need to have an infinite amount of time to determine that a number, such as 2/3, continues into infinity?
93106. When were swords made?
93107. Which country has the highest murder rate?
93108. What is needed for photosynthesis?
93109. What was the first flag to fly over the country now known as Canada?
93110. In what book does Humpty Dumpty explain to Alice words from Jabberwocky, saying, "Well, slithy means lithe and slimy ... You see it's like a portmanteau ? there are two meanings packed up into one word"?
93111. What Mattel product was released nationwide in 1980 with the pack-in game called ?Las Vegas Poker & Blackjack??
93112. What specialty of Piedmont, Italy, is a sauce made of olive oil, butter, garlic, and anchovies, deriving from the Italian words for "hot bath"?
93115. Martin Brodeur has been the regular starting goaltender for the New Jersey Devils since the 1994 NHL hockey season. Who was the regular starting goaltender in New Jersey prior to Brodeur?
93116. Many tourists to Alaska can't afford to take home a gold nugget. Most for the tourist trade aren't mined in Alaska, anyway. What novelty souvenir nugget can every tourist afford to take home by the dozen?
93117. How was Einstein's theory of relativity confirmed by the Royal Astronomical Society during a solar eclipse?
93118. Which floors of the HSB Turning Torso contain luxury apartments?
93119. Where did William Ernest Henley write the poem 'Invictus'?
93120. Roger Harry Daltrey from the Who was born in what area of London (two words)?
93121. How often does Mycobacterium tuberculosis divide?
93122. Is gasoline made from oil?
93123. What is the second smallest state if Rhode Island is first?
93124. What year did tax programs like TurboTax and TaxCut come out?
93125. What form of exercise was made popular by Bill Bower?
93126. What African territory was a Danish colony from 1658 to 1850?
93127. What African countries host United States military bases?
93128. What Caribbean island has the largest population of Carib people?
93129. What short-lived Caribbean republic existed between 1821 and 1822?
93130. Exquisite Italian female pianist and teacher born 1931, pupil of Casella and indirectly of Busoni. She won many international prizes and made very fine recordings, in particular of Clementi, Scarlatti and Mozart works. With a beautiful sound and a silken touch, she's one of the outstanding Italian pianists. Who is she?
93131. One of the main 20th century English composers (1921-1997), whose symphonic and chamber production is one of the most important and transcendental. Not for every taste, his music is logical and unsentimental, and demands an intellectual effort. Do you know this very important composer?
93132. Which two classic silver screen Samurai meet in a Japanese movie from 1970?
93133. In simple words please explain what the following words mean in business, Joint Venture(JV), Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise (WFOE), and Representative Office(RO)?
93134. Which monument is called the "Mother of Exiles"?
93135. In the 1980s, Reba McEntire rose as one of the top singers in country music. What year did Reba McEntire release the album "Unlimited"?
93136. What do you call an old instrument which was used to measure altitude of stars and planets?
93137. Which is the farthest planet that can be seen without a telescope?
93138. Which 20th century minister of war was ousted in the middle of a war, implicated of being a traitor and was eventually exiled?
93139. Canada has sent an ex-SS guard to Italy to face the sentence imposed upon him in absentia for war crimes. He has accused the Canadian government of being biased and the Italian government of convicting him unfairly. Where was the military tribunal that convicted him based?
93140. This man joined his team in 1954 and played in more than 9,000 consecutive games over 24 seasons, in 100 countries and 1,500 North American cities. He was given awards from two different Hall of Fame organizations, and his jersey #36 was one of four retired from his team. Who is this?
93141. Is there a difference in levels of nutrients between the dark green part of lettuce and the almost white part of the lettuce?
93142. On which island is the poet Robert Brooke buried?
93143. What are antioxidants for?
93144. Who was the last US president to have a full head of gray hair?
93145. What's the difference between the world wide web and the internet, and who invented them?
93146. How did the British in World War II use astrology to fight the Germans?
93147. Is it true that if Barack Obama is elected he refuses to be sworn in with the Bible?
93148. Why is there no flu in the summer?
93149. What is a Xt'Tapalatakettle?
93150. What was the 24th movie to win an Oscar for best picture?
93151. Why would one use an "egg piercer"?
93152. Why was the folk group the Weavers removed from the line-up of NBC-TV's Jack Parr Show in 1962?
93153. Why did Capitol Records receive a number of complaints about a picture on the front cover of the Five Keys album "On Stage" in 1957?
93154. How is the David Bowie song "Jean Genie" and singer Jim Kerr connected?
93155. Which scientific discovery was first made public in a TV quiz programme for children in the 1940s?
93156. What were the populations of Russia and Japan at the time of the Russo-Japanese War?
93157. Does Cuba share any democratic features with America?
93158. Why did the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbour?
93159. What symbol represents Qlzqqlzuup in the game Angband?
93160. How was the Soviet Union imperalist during Stalin's rule?
93161. What word means 'creepy crawly things that move about on their bellies?'
93163. Which record by a South American football player and the only living person who played in the first World Cup in 1930 was equalled this week?
93164. What Egyptian city was the main centre of worship of the god Anubis?
93165. In which pseudo-science would you find the term "Cauda Pavonis"?
93166. What happens if the BMI index says you're overweight for your height but you just have a lot of muscle? Doesn't this mean this index is not positively correct?
93167. Few fans know George Strait's middle name is Harvey. What is the title of the George Strait CD released in 1981?
93168. Roy Plunkett received a US patent for Tetrafluoroethylene Polymers in 1941. The patent was assigned to Plunkett's employer, Kinetic Chemicals, Inc., of Wilmington, Delaware and described the polymer to be "highly resistant to corrosive influences and oxidation." Currently, this polymer's use can be seen in the kitchen. What is the name of the product?
93169. Joseph Boyden's first novel 'Three Day Road' was winner of which inaugural literary award?
93170. In 1972 the first scientific hand held calculator was introduced by Hewlett-Packard called the HP-35. It was named that because it had 35 keys. How much did it cost when first introduced?
93171. The four British submarines purchased nearly a decade ago are nearing the end of their retrofit process and should be fully operational in less than two years. Which submarine will not be ready?
93172. German violinist and composer (1814-1865), one of the best of his time. He followed Paganini on his concerts and took many or his technical discoveries for his own works. He wrote only for the violin, some of the most difficult pieces that only real virtuosi can afford. Second violin on the famous London Beethoven Society String Quartet. Who was he?
93173. Can an American fly from the US straight to Cuba, and if not, how would he or she go there?
93174. Italian cellist (1822-1901), one of the best of his time. Played the cello in the London Beethoven Society String Quartet. Left many romantic and difficult works for the cello, including etudes that are mandatory for every student, but his other works are forgotten. Who was he?
93175. How many military bases does the US have outside the United States?
93176. What country has the least number of mobile phones per head?
93177. What is the Birdman Cult?
93178. What is Floating National Park and where is the only floating national park?
93179. In 1776 who established the postal system in India?
93180. What republic declared independence in 1975, but was only recognized by six countries?
93181. What war was fought between two South American countries in 1995?
93182. Which is the first country in the world to introduce a National Family Programme?
93183. Which is the longest river in the world?
93184. What war was fought over Mecca from 1811 to 1818?
93185. Who is the Israeli pianist considered a child prodigy by Rubinstein, Bernstein and Mehta, but quit at the age 15 to become a profissional footballer, and returned at age 36 to pursue the career of a pianist?
93186. Which is the brilliant trick performed in the 6th minute by players of Recreativo de Huelva in their La Liga match against Real Madrid, Saturday, 1 March?
93187. Who invented the 'smileys' or the round yellow smiling face? [delete]
93188. Where do the words 'sure and to assure' come from?
93189. What are Super Delegates?
93190. Kristopher Lee Roe is a singer, guitarist and songwriter in the alternative rock band the Ataris. In what city was he born?
93192. What was the biggest hit that the Osmonds had?
93193. Which one contains more protein, chicken or steak?
93194. Why has Mr. Wilson never enjoyed the in-flight movie, and when was the first time he, specifically, flew? Very Googleable if one re-reads what the question is after.
93195. Is Prince Charles the head of State of Wales?
93196. What does 'kvak kvak' mean in Finland?
93197. How did the PacMan Toad get its name?
93198. A statue being erected in the Vatican to a heretic? Yes, it's going ahead. Who is being thus honoured?
93199. What term describes leaves that are composed of two or more leaflets on a common stalk?
93200. What is the origin of the word 'duck'?
93202. The Monkees' have a song "Take The Last Train To Clarksville", where is Clarksville if it exists?
93204. Did Siddartha Gautama, Buddha, determine whether there was a 'God' or did he believe there was no such thing?
93206. What part of a flower holds pollen?
93207. The nicotine in cigarettes is a known what? (6 letters)
93208. How have Aboriginals helped the formation of Canada?
93209. Are there such things as sea spiders?
93211. I've heard of Mylar ballon strings that, when you rubbed it between your fingernails, would produce an occassion-appropriate greeting, such as 'Happy Birthday'. Did such a ballon string ever exist?
93212. Where is the hanging garden presently in India?
93213. On which album was the Bob Dylan song "Stuck in the Middle with You"?
93214. In the movie 'Garden State' who played the guy that is spying on hotel guests?
93215. Prolific British composer, pianist and conductor (1878-1958), he tried every genre. In particular his symphonic and chamber works are many and worthwile, but not well known outside England. He had a tendency to large scale works, difficult to put on stage. Do you know him?
93216. Italian composer, conductor and the most famous contrabassist in history, (1821-1889). He wrote operas and chamber works, but mainly for his huge instrument. To any student they are mandatory. Do you know who he was?
93217. Who was the very recently deceased Gary Gygax?
93218. How would Beatles conspiracy theorists interpret the so-called lyrics, "Dead man, turn me on dead man" from 'Revolution 9'?
93219. Who sang, ?Kathy, I'm lost, I said, though I knew she was sleeping", and to whom was he referring?
93220. Why is ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid used as an additive in some processed foods?
93221. George Jones has had more songs than any other singer on the country charts. Jones released what album in 1959?
93222. Why does Real Madrid midfielder Guti has "GUTI.HAZ" written on the back of his shirt?
93223. Who are the Criollos?
93224. In 2004 there was an attempted coup in an African country, in which the British were involved. What country?
93225. What is said to be the only victory of Italy, without reinforcement from German troops, during World War II against the Allies?
93226. What was the last European country to convert to Christianity?
93227. Which daytime soap opera was originally supposed to be a television version of Perry Mason, but was retooled when Mason author Erle Stanley Gardner had a falling out with the network?
93228. In which sport would you find the "WM" configuration of players on the field?
93229. Which classical composer lived in a dismal studio at Empire Hotel for $8.35 a week?
93230. How many eyes does a banana spider have?
93231. How many Idol finalists have had only one name?
93232. When the US space shuttle fleet is scheduled to retire in 2010, if all goes according to plan, how many missions will they have flown total?
93233. In the movie 'Pure Country' the main character was originally supposed to be named Bubba, but was changed to Dusty at the request of the lead actor. Why did George Strait want this change made?
93234. 'Curvy' women are named after what prolific baroque painter?
93235. New York wasn't named after York in England as most assume, but rather the King's brother, the Duke of York. But what King and what Duke of York?
93236. Henry or Theodore, both French 19th century artists? (8 letters)
93237. What famous artist in his short life frequently made his point on the banks of the Seine?
93238. Impression creator Pierre? (6 letters)
93239. What year was Fun Trivia's first?
93240. On a roulette table is 24 red or black?
93243. What is the name of a young branch or root taken from an old plant for propagation?
93244. What are Scoville units used for?
93245. What was Conway Twitty's first country single?
93246. Who was the first defensive player to be named NFL MVP?
93247. The region known as 'the cradle of civilization' is located in: Africa, China and Japan, Europe, or the Middle East?
93248. Who was the New York Giants' number one draft pick in 2002?
93249. The main deposits of U.S. anthracite (coal) are found in which state?
93250. Does anyone know who did the song 'The 81'? I believe it was a girl group of the early 60s.
93251. Who or what is York, Pennsylvania named after?
93252. White Castle fries come in how many sizes?
93253. December 20th, 1970, the Who performed "Tommy" in its entirety for the final time, apart from the reunion tour of 1989, at London's Roundhouse, dedicating it to their support act, a newcomer. Who was this?
93255. Is the fact that Greenland is not part of the UN the only reason as to why FIFA will not allow them to register their national football (soccer) team?
93256. Is Chelsea FC's football ground in Chelsea or Fulham?
93257. Who designed the identical glass chandeliers, one at Claridge's, one at the Victoria and Albert Museum?
93258. What are the origins of the word disco?
93259. Where in France is Occitania, which is another football (soccer) team not allowed to register with FIFA, and do they have their own dialect?
93260. Is it true that the former planet Pluto was named after the Disney character?
93261. Considered by many as the most original and talented Mexican composers (1899-1940), mainly autodidact, began to compose late in life and left few but notable works, with weird and complex rythms inspired by native Mexican cultures. Who was he?
93262. Hungarian violinist and conductor (1921-2003), Flesch's pupil, child prodigy, with a great technique, he was founder of several chamber orchestras, academies and foundations for young talents. Left few but splendid recordings. Who was he?
93263. How is George Bryan Brummell related to Billy Joel?s 1980 album ?Glass Houses??
93264. In homage to what three executives at Liberty Records did Dave Seville name his singing Chipmunks?
93265. One of the traditional sweets of Purim, a festive Jewish holiday, what is the name of the small triangular pastries holding a sweet filling, either of honey-poppy seed, prune or apricot?
93266. In the song 'Wheat Kings' who were the Hip referring to when they sang, "a nation whispers, we always knew that he'd go free"?
93267. Which Mongolian figure was featured in the "Top 10 Cultural Legends of the Millennium" in 1998 by Dr. G. Ab Arwel?
93268. Which conceptual artist was born in Winchester, England in 1947?
93269. Which UK based best selling picture book from the year 2000 featured a mouse as the protagonist?
93270. Which female American singer has worked with Bob Seger's band, Eric Clapton's band, Aretha Franklin, Al Jarreau, Alice Cooper and Bette Midler?
93271. In the frightful Stanley Kubrick 1971 film 'A Clockwork Orange' Alex DeLarge is a violent gang leader of thugs in London. During a very disturbing scene in which DeLarge rapes a woman in front of her husband, what is the classic movie musical song that he sings?
93272. When he was young, Alan Jackson was introduced by a childhood friend to the music of Gene Watson, John Anderson and Hank Williams, Jr. Alan Jackson released the CD "Who I Am" in what year?
93274. Which team in his 17 year career did Brett Farve have more wins over: Chicago Bears, Detroit Lions, or Minnesota Vikings?
93275. What is the distribution by nationality of 9/11 victims?
93276. What links Restoration monarch, pulp singer and talkshow host?
93277. Where was Crufts held before the NEC was built?
93278. What is the Japanese term for the art of creating useless objects?
93279. Who was Edmonton, Alberta's 24th Mayor?
93282. From what race of creatures is the Star Wars' character Jar Jar Binks?
93284. In Ancient Greece, what was the floral emblem of the city of Athens?
93285. What is regarded as the 'birth certificate' of the Republic of Estonia?
93286. What war in Africa lasted from May 1998 to June 2000?
93287. What now extinct animal used to be the only native land mammal of the Falkland Islands?
93288. Who were the Norse-Gaels, and where did they settle?
93289. On which day are British elections held?
93290. What's the sweatiest part of the human body?
93291. The first ten amendments to the Constitution of the United States are known as what?
93292. What type of printing process is used to print paper money?
93293. The first U.S. coins were made in which year?
93294. Is it true that the best sapphires and rubies come from Sri Lanka and the world's finest emeralds come from Colombia?
93295. A 1962 movie featuring actress Mary Ure as ?Oonagh Longman? inspired musician Glynn Geoffrey Ellis in what specific way?
93296. How is The Band's classic song "The Weight" related to the artists behind the 1980 album ?Malice in Wonderland??
93297. What is the approximate value of Svartsjukans Natt, recently recovered by Swedish officers?
93298. In what year did George Strait release the CD "Merry Christmas Strait to You"?
93299. What Caribbean soup is traditionally made with taro root greens, coconut milk, okra, yams and chiles?
93300. If it is a foul to touch a basketball over the rim (goaltending), why is a slam dunk legal?
93301. What tattoos did Ronnie Van Zant have?
93303. John Perry Barlow is a retired Wyoming cattle rancher, a former lyricist for the Grateful Dead. He is also the co-founder for what organization?
93304. How many bulbs did the record breaking string of garlic have?
93305. What world championship sport was first introduced in Sweden in 1983?
93307. Most UK railway stations have a locality-linked name. However, Baloo can think of two that are named purely for commercial businesses. One is only used by the businesses on the site, the other is a normal public station. The company for which it is named is long defunct, but it had railway connections. Can you name that station?
93308. Who are the crossword editors on Funtrivia?
93309. How many sesmoid bones are in the body?
93310. Belgian violinist and composer of ten very melodic and violinistic concertos (1802-1870). Was the teacher of Vieuxtemps and Ernst and creator of the Franco-Belgian school of violin. His concertos are very often prepared by students, and aren't easy, but very seldom played live. Who was he?
93311. The same surname as André the pianist, but this one was a modern Russian composer (1925-1996), not too complicated, original in style with the inevitable influence of DS. He left many fine works of every genre. Almost unknown in the West. Do you know who he was?
93313. What do you call an evening musical party or gathering?
93314. What is the name of the upright, wall-like partition in a vessel?
93315. Who was the winner of the first season of "Idol", a Serbian spin-off of the British show "Pop Idol", and what song did she audition with?
93316. The movies "Mean Girls", "Coach Carter", and "The Science of Sleep" all reference or allude to what famous piece of young adult literature?
93317. Which country music legend did Alan Jackson refer to on the liner notes of his debut album 'Here in the Real World'?
93318. Who created Legos?
93319. How far is it from Escanaba, Michigan to the Resch Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin?
93320. What are medicine tablets and pills made of, such as Lipitor?
93321. How many oil refinaries are there in the United States?
93322. Do we turn our clocks forward tonight or tommorow night?
93323. In the SF MUNI, which MUNI metro lines goes through West Portal station?
93324. What was the first country in the Caribbean to end slavery?
93325. Who became the first Allied soldiers to defeat Japanese ground forces during the war?
93326. Who were the Askari?
93327. What was the first modern town in the Fiji Islands?
93328. Reba McEntire is often called the Queen of Country music. What is the title of the Reba McEntire album released in 1979?
93329. Is it true that mobile phones are banned in North Korea and if so, then why?
93330. What are the only two planets that don't have moons?
93331. Which planet is known for its giant red spot?
93332. Is there any breed of fish that can walk on land?
93333. Where did Quantum of Solace recently scuttle plans to film due to ?climatic conditions?, not protesters, according to producers?
93334. What tiny, tuberous roots of an African plant are employed primarily as a base for horchata?
93335. In September 1973 Jim Croce's song 'Time in a Bottle' gained prominence when it was used as the theme for what ABC Television movie?
93336. Where was the first ice hotel in Eastern Europe built?
93337. What were the Philadelphia Phillies called in the early 1940s?
93338. Hamburg violinist, composer and arranger (1810-1873), friend of Mendelssohn amd dedicatee and adviser of a famous E minor violin concerto and other works written for him. He left many works for the violin and for chamber ensembles, totally forgotten today. Who was he?
93339. Hungarian pianist and composer (1885-1960), one of the leading educators of the first half of the past century whose pupils were Dorati, Solti and many others. A neo-romantic composer, he left very fine chamber pieces. Who was he?
93340. Are some parallelograms rhombuses?
93341. Are some trapezia squares?
93342. What does the 13 in MS-13 mean?
93343. Are all parallelograms trapezia?
93346. What is the name of the amnesiac character central to the plot of 'Lost Planet: Extreme Condition'?
93350. Where did Tesco, the supermarket chain, get its name?
93351. Which year of English history has seen the greatest number of executions carried out?
93352. Is Linda Ronstadt the original singer of the song 'Feels Like Home'?
93353. Who wrote the Irish song "Danny Boy"?
93354. What is the title of the song that goes, "Freak out!" and is used as a background song on the CD by 2 Live Jews?
93355. What is the children's book where the Shaw family go into an elevator in the wall and go back in time? They end up staying back in time and are seen in an old photo on the wall at the end. I think the title had something to do with a clock, but I could be wrong.
93356. Is land pollution worse than air pollution?
93357. Was Michelangelo a forger?
93358. The Treaty of Paris in 1763 deprived France of almost all her possessions in the Americas except for what areas?
93359. Who was the first President of France?
93360. Who gave Tahiti and its dependencies to France in 1880, and in return was given a pension by French government?
93361. What places on Earth are named after Charles Darwin?
93362. A certain piece was written originally for solo violin, but it is now very famous in an arrangement for violin and piano which differ very significantly from the original baroque, and it's a rather romantic work. The arranger never recorded the piece, but almost every violinist did it. The piece is know by a name. Which is the piece, who is the composer and who is the arranger?
93363. Is an olive in a martini just for appearances or does it have any effect on taste?
93364. Czech composer and professor (1870-949). He had works of almost every genre, and passed by several influences and styles, ending as a neo-romantic and patriotic bohemian. He's considered one of the main post-Dvorak Czech composers. His chamber works are specially fine. Who was he?
93365. Do Christians slaughter lambs? If not then where does the phrase "Lamb of God" come from?
93366. What measures intelligence?
93367. What do you call a person who is likely to draw your blood at a hospital?
93368. Who is considered the "Father of Medicine"?
93370. What was the name of Alabama's 1995 CD?
93371. How many Albertans are affected by MS?
93372. What is the largest and heaviest satellite in the solar system?
93374. Who else tried out for the character 'The Fonz', Arthur Fonzarelli?
93375. What chunky, short pasta shapes translate in Italian as "little radiators"?
93376. What mythical qualities was Calf's-foot jelly said to have?
93377. Who wrote the lyrics, ?He said he wanted Heaven but prayin' was too slow. So he bought a one way ticket on an airline made of snow??
93378. What 80's rock band named themselves after a high priestess from the planet Vulcan in the TV series 'Star Trek'?
93379. What is the difference between mold and mildew?
93380. Brandon Kroeger is the drummer in Nickelback, which is signed to roadrunner label for world distribution. On what record label is the band on for US distribution?
93381. Are all rectangles parallelograms?
93382. Are all trapezia kites?
93384. Has anyone ever swam the Nile?
93385. What is peculiar about 'Wilhelmus', the Dutch national anthem?
93386. Which continent has the least amount of coastline?
93387. In which city did a poodle owner recently receive a fine for dying her poodle pink?
93388. How many different manufacturers have put their badge on the Mini automobile?
93389. How fast does an Internet connection need to be to be called "high-speed"?
93390. What is the origin of the name Carfax?
93391. What is the inverse of cubing something, like in geometry?
93393. In which television programme or series did an elite team of five people try to combat the evil deeds of ARKAB?
93394. Who was the first professional footballer to be killed in the First World War?
93395. In which book or short story does the servant blackmail Mr. Norris?
93396. By what other term is a leap year known?
93397. Austrian female violinist (1906-1944), daughter of a famous violinist, niece of a very famous composer and one of the wives of a very famous violinist. She ended conducting an extremely weird orchestra in an awful place, where she died. Who was she?
93398. Reba McEntire is a Grammy award winning American country music singer. In what year did she release the CD 'Have I Got a Deal for You'?
93399. What is Hale Irwin's mother's name?
93400. How many cities have been the capital of Palestine?
93401. Why was the Republic of Georgia called Soviet Socialist Republic of Gruzia during Soviet times, and is the name still in use?
93402. After World War II Germany was split into various occupation zones, notably the American, the Soviet, the British and the French Zone. But there was yet another occupation zone. Where was that, and who was the occupier?
93403. What was the capital of the Portuguese Gold Coast?
93404. What was the original name of the group Emerson Drive?
93405. Who was the first Indian woman to climb Mt. Everest?
93406. What is the difference between habitized and habituated?
93409. How many suicides are told of in the Bible?
93410. Used as a garnish for many Japanese dishes, what is the name of this thinly sliced or shredded, fresh ginger pickled in a sweet vinegar marinade?
93411. How is the Police album 'Zenyatta Mondatta' connected to the author of the 1962 novel 'Pale Fire'?
93412. What is the record for the largest adult male wild turkey?
93413. Who was the creator of the short lived newspaper strip 'Hejji' in 1935?
93414. What is a famous religious building over 800 years old, monkeys live near this building, and it's the only structure to appear on a national flag?
93415. Who was born in 1924 and his or her parents died when he/she was young?
93416. I can't remember the name of this movie. It's about a family who move into a house. There are lots of cats that hang around the house. In the end of the movie the cats attack a man and kill him and try to kill the mother and her son who are hiding in the bathroom. What is the name of this movie?
93417. What is the record heaviest cat and the oldest cat?
93418. What is the name of the latest Alex Rider book?
93419. How old will Emma, Rupert, and Daniel be when they play 17 year olds in the movie that comes out in 2010?
93420. The TV show 'Avatar: The Last Airbender' has been on a three month haitus. I have been researching all over the Internet trying to find when new shows will return, or if any shows will play on Nickeloden. Can someone give me a final answer on this?
93422. The Ashoka Chakra in the Indian national flag is adapted from what?
93423. Which is the largest tunnel in the world?
93424. French pianist and composer (1912-1997) who wrote for almost every genre but notably for wind instruments. His chamber production is extensive and include accordion, sax and many more. His style is easy and far from the most modern tendencies. Who was he?
93425. Austrian-American violinist (1896-1978). In 1923 he formed a string quartet after his name, who toured Europe, Africa and the US where they settled in 1935. The ensemble disbanded in 1941, but while active it was one of the most famous, in particular on classic German composers. The violinist taught at several universities and conservatories in the United States. Who was he?
93426. In the Brad Paisley video for 'Letter to Me' what is the street corner the car is stopped at? There are two street names.
93428. Joe Perry was an original band member in Aerosmith, but he left the band and then came back in 1984. Who did he replace when he came back?
93429. In order to win the game Angband, what must be accomplished?
93430. Who is currently the highest ranked English tennis player in singles?
93431. What is the country capital with the most letters in its name?
93432. What places in England have a cathedral, but are not a city?
93433. What cartoon character from the 1970's said, "It will never work"?
93436. When he was young Alan Jackson was influenced by gospel music. Alan Jackson released the CD "The Greatest Hits Collection" in what year?
93437. Which keyboardist and occasional singer for the Boston band Tribe went on to voice the character Shodan in the video game 'System Shock 2'?
93438. I have just read that the oldest animal found to date is a 400 year Icelandic clam. I have read that the waters in Iceland provide ideal conditions to support extreme longevity. Why though?
93439. A chronic inflammatory disease of the lower intestinal tract which causes thickening and obstruction of the intestinal tract of the human body is named after the 19th-20th century American pathologist who first identified it. What is his surname? Crohn doesn't seem to fit the clue.
93440. It was often said during her lifetime that Diana was the most photographed person in the world. But who holds that title today?
93441. Why do kings and queens wear crowns? Where does this tradition stem from, and why is this head-dress the symbol of who they are, ie the crown meaning monarchy?
93442. Is the husband of a Queen Monarch always a Duke of Edinburgh, as is the case with Prince Philip? What was Prince Albert's title?
93443. The Queen's state car is a Bentley, made especially for her, featuring bullet proof glass and a bomb proof frame, yet who paid for it? The Queen, the tax payer or Bentley for all the good PR it produces?
93445. What year did 12 Gauge change their name to Emerson Drive?
93446. What confection, a specialty of Siena, Italy, is a dense, flat cake enriched with honey, hazelnuts, and almonds, candied citron, citrus peel, cocoa and spices?
93447. What is the connection between the partially fictionalized autobiography of folk singer Woody Guthrie, and the artists behind the 1981 album 'Mondo Bongo'?
93448. Who penned a small book in 1962 titled 'Happiness is a Warm Puppy' and how did it directly inspire the motto for a national American organization?
93449. What was described as being "a cross between an elderly Turkish gentleman and Tiny Tim" by witnesses in Sandy, Bedfordshire in 2007?
93450. Sanctioned by a political party, his works were condemed into a collective group known by a term translated from a European language. Held prisoner in a tile factory due to a connection with misleading documents, he is best known for his 'women' with odd bodies. Who is this artist, and which art museum recently removed his works for controversial reasons?
93451. I remember a "Little Rascals" episode when one child offers another a lemon and states that they are good for freckles. Is there any truth to this?
93452. Is it true if you swallow gum it stays in your stomach for several years?
93453. What happens in your mind during stress?
93454. Can handling pineapples have an effect on one's fingerprints? I saw this on a 'Hawaii 5-0' episode, still, there must be something to it.
93455. George Strait was nicknamed "King George." How high on the Billboard Country charts did the George Strait album "Greatest Hits" peak?
93456. What were the top 10 most visited English speaking websites in 2007?
93457. In the UK, is it illegal to paint a car so that it looks like a police car?
93458. In the Brad Paisley video for "Letter To Me" what big event is taking place during this video?
93459. American violinist (1917-2000) from Russian parents. One of the last of Auer's pupil and later Zimbalist's. Teacher on several universities and music schools, and member of juries on violin contest. Big sound, perfect intonation and solid technique. He didn't made many recordings, but some of his finest were from his late age. Who was he?
93460. Indian-English female cellist (1892-1965) famous in first half past century. A very musical family with violinist and pianist sisters. She made the first of Deliu's works and Elgar's famous cello concerto, which she recorded first time with the composer conducting. Who was she?
93463. Which is the longest and strongest bone in the human body?
93464. What is the full form of VISA?
93465. What pop star produced Emerson Drive's second album?
93466. What is the title of the book that has the quote, "Indeed, there is nothing more dangerous than a resourceful idiot"?
93467. What is the fattest country in the world, in percentage of total population?
93469. In the book "Eclipse" by Stephanie Meyer, what is the name of the font or typeface used for Edward's immpeccably unique writing?
93470. What NBA team holds the record for most championships?
93471. In 1925, one NHL team went on strike. What team was it and why did they go on strike?
93472. What is a 'penanche' as mentioned in one or two answers recently?
93473. In 'The Lord of the Rings' who is older, Eowyn or Eomer Eadig of Rohan?
93474. Why is New Hampshire the stingiest state
in charitable giving?
93475. How many months was Ethel Kennedy pregnant
at her husband Bobby Kennedy's presidential
campaign within the Ambassador Hotel in Los
93476. If I eat one pound of pure fat will I gain more than one pound of body weight?
93477. Were both Franklin D. Roosevelt and Teddy Roosevelt accomplished military leaders before rising to the presidency?
93478. What did John Milton supposedly imply, connote, or denote in the phrase, "trip the light fantastic"?
93479. Is a torus a 2-d embedded in a 4-manifold or a 3-d imbedded in a 4-manifold?
93480. In the movie "Elephant" about a school shooting, why did the black kid not run away?
93481. What is the longest hallway in the world?
93482. What did an electrician fitting a burglar alarm find in Seattle in 1994?
93483. In the recent news, what US city is having a debate over what to name its Vietnamese district? One side wants to name it "Little Saigon".
93484. Last month which US state had the most foreclosures?
93485. What cities in the United Kingdom do not have a cathedral?
93486. When was the Domesday clock closest to midnight, and why?
93487. Translated to English, his name means ?artist.? The ?art? he plied in the 20th century could conceivably be that of defense and persuasion, usually famously, once for seven. Who was he?
93488. The scene is one of surrender, and upon closer inspection, becomes quite impossible. What is the name of a large painting that shows the triumph of one school over another?
93489. What is the flabby fat under your legs called?
93490. What edible fruit is the least consumed in the entire world? I've phrased the question awkwardly, but I do not know the answer!
93491. À la madrilène is French for "in the manner of Madrid" and refers to many foods that are cooked or flavoured with what fruit?
93492. What unreleased Beatles song, recorded in 1969, features John shouting ?shoot big!? instead of the often misheard ?shoot me??
93493. What pregnant celebrity recently sued Britain's Daily Mail newspaper for an article alleging she was "piling on the pounds" ? just like her famous Dad?
93494. Whilst attending Sidcup Art College in the London Borough of Bexley in the late 1950's, who became fond of feeding pep pills to a Cockatoo living adjacent to the school just to watch it stagger around on its perch?
93495. Mormon American composer (1896-1971). He did much for music instruction and concerts in Utah and Salt Lake City. Composed several chamber works and concertos, today forgotten. He's remembered for his oratorio for the Mormons and many hymns. Who was he?
93496. Romantic French composer (1849-1895) who wrote symphonic, chamber, operas and concertos, but today he's remembered only for a single "Berceuse" from his best opera. A pity because he was a great melodist, and his violin concertos are really lovely. Who was this short lived composer?
93497. What is the most popular cocktail in the United States?
93498. Who said, "There is no failure except in no longer trying"?
93499. What is the French equivalent of the Stock Exchange?