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Questions From Mar 14 08
93501. What number one song was on the flip side of the Beatles' "Revolution" when it was released on 45 in August 1968?
93502. Is Walt Disney frozen?
93503. In the Oscar ceremony, is the award given sometimes known as a gong?
93505. What is the science of fruit growing and cultivation called?
93506. Is it true that during the heat of the day fish will often move into deeper, colder water because warm water contains less oxygen than cold water?
93507. Clint Black signed up with RCA Records in 1989. He released what album in 1989?
93508. What do the stripes on the United States flag represent?
93509. Which dance crew was eliminated on week six of "America's Best Dance Crew"?
93510. Who or what is Wharfedale?
93511. Is Spencer from the kids' TV programme 'Balamory' really American, or is he just putting on a very good accent?
93512. If the earth were a grain of sand, then how big would the rest of the universe be in comparison?
93513. Which English all girl group had their video shot in New Orleans by Floria Sigimondi and was documented by MTV?
93514. In the Brad Paisley video for 'Letter to Me' what object are the people holding up at the reunion when they are taking pictures?
93515. Which natural fat has the potential for protecting its wearer from harmful UV sun rays, up to SPF 6?
93516. In what season or episode title of the television show 'The Nanny' did Maxwell and Fran start dating or fall in love?
93517. What gentleman, who later became an actor, replaced Frank Sinatra when he left the Tommy Dorsey Band? He also was the original recording artist of Tumblin' Tumbleweeds later made famous by the Sons of the Pioneers with Roy Rogers. He actually was a member of the Sons of the Pioneers for a time. He was a favorite in the 60's on a hit TV series.
93518. What is an elephant's ear or a fallen angel?
93519. In what US state do the most people smoke marijuana?
93520. How much is zero divided by zero?
93521. Why do Americans call cannabis 'pot'?
93522. Did pop star Prince really have some of his ribs removed for purposes of self gratification, or is this merely an urban legend?
93523. Why is it called a 'honeymoon'?
93524. After Marx and Engles who are considered the first communists?
93525. Which Grateful Dead song did Jerry Garcia describe as, "It's not a song, it's a zone"?
93526. Why are the American flag's stripes red and white?
93527. When can a company sue for using their copyright?
93528. George Jones is a top country singer with a reputation for his distinctive voice and phrasing. He released what album in 1960?
93529. Gene Clark left The Byrds shortly after the release of their classic tune "Eight Miles High" in 1966. What was the official reason offered for his exit from the band?
93530. Joni Mitchell did not attend the 1969 Woodstock Music and Art Festival on the advice of her manager, he advised her that it would be better for her career to appear where instead?
93531. What poet?s gravestone is emblazoned with the words, ?Even amidst fierce flames the golden lotus can be planted"?
93532. Legend states that the nymph Ida pricked her finger while picking berries for the infant Jupiter, her blood turned what fruit red for all time?
93533. Famous English clarinetist (1906-1981), chamber player, teacher, member of several orchestras; one of the better known. Who was he?
93534. Italian cellist, professor and outstanding chamber player (1897-1976), composer of many works for his cello, and member of a trio very famous in the second third of past century. Who was he?
93535. Which is the longest tunnel in the world?
93536. Which classical text contains a monologue beginning, "What world is this?"
93538. How long does an elephant carry its calf before it is born?
93539. The Continental Divide, also called the Great Divide, divides what continent?
93540. Did Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman actually jump out of a plane in the skydiving scene in their recent film 'The Bucket List'?
93541. How many counties are included in the Twin Tiers on the New York-Pennsylvania border?
93542. What situation is suggested to be the major catalyst that led Hannibal Lecter to become a cannibalistic serial killer?
93543. What piece did Ureli Corelli Hill conduct at the inaugural concert of the New York Philharmonic Society?
93544. What was the first national park of the United States?
93545. What connects Shirley Bassey, Tom Jones,
Madonna, Paul McCartney and Wings, Tina Turner, and Louis Armstrong?
93546. Which 1986 film was influenced by the works of Raymond Smullyan and M.C. Escher?
93547. Which 1980's kids' TV programme featured a large rabbit called Wooly?
93548. Which colour is associated with an anti-racist group in the Netherlands?
93549. Whose alias is 'The Sea Monster'?
93550. Fans of Rubik's Cube call themselves what?
93551. Which tower has a record that is related to its 110th floor?
93553. Which company has been sued the most?
93557. Which group?s name features three of the natural elements?
93558. At the bottom, images of black musicians.
At the top, a coded toponym.
What is the name of this landmark at the intersection of a boulevard with the same toponym and a street whose name represents a twining plant?
93559. The name of a whimisical garden decoration, the largest of its kind, spoofs the name of a foremost linguist. The woman who created it has also written a history of an irreverent monthly satire magazine. Who is she?
93560. Canadian female violinist (1890-1963), first foreigner accepted in Leopold Auer's class and only female in 45 pupils. She toured many countries, formed several chamber ensembles and was a teacher. She left very few recordings and today is forgotten, but in her time she was famous. Who was she?
93561. French cellist from Italian parents (1911-1988). With Fournier, Gendron and Marechall, one of the extraordinary French cellists from the 30s. He left some notable recordings, including a great Elgar's cello concerto with Barbirolli. Who was he?
93563. In which year did New Delhi became the capital of India?
93564. Where is the longest underground cave system in the world?
93565. Which is the only South American country with both Carribean and Pacific coasts?
93566. Why does hippos' sweat turn red when they are angry?
93567. Who voices Horton's nemesis, the jungle's self-appointed governess Kangaroo, in the 2008 Seuss flick "Horton Hears a Who!"?
93568. What is the growing season for the large emperor grape, produced in the vineyards of California?
93569. What is the English translation of mčre de vinaigre, and for what purpose is this substance used?
93570. What penalty was handed down to comedic actor Soupy Sales for the 1965 ?New Year's Day incident??
93571. Alabama is a Grammy Award winning country music band. What was the name of Alabama's 1997 CD?
93572. Besides for making it shine, what benefits does conditioner have on a person's hair?
93573. Why do singers such as Mariah Carey put a finger in their ear before hitting a high note?
93574. Are the St. Patrick day celebrations larger in Dublin or in one of the American cities like New York, Chicago, or Boston?
93575. On Holy Thursday Christ celebrated Passover with the twelve Apostles at the Last Supper, yet today Holy Thursday and Passover no longer correlate. What happened?
93576. What was launched in 1979, beginning with the letters S.W.P.S.?
93577. In ice skating, why is the judging out of 6?
93580. Who played Johnny Yuma in "The Rebel"?
93581. Felix Howard starred in which musical artist's video as a child?
93582. Who was appointed guardian of legal and administrative matters for Princes William and Harry, following the death of their mother in 1997?
93583. Which European country speaks four national languages and is bordered by five other countries?
93584. What and why are the people of Xhosa asking, when they say, "Inkaba yakho iphi?"
93586. Have 'Desperate Housewives' and 'Prison Break' been taken off the air?
93587. What is the difference between an 'ale' and a 'bitter'?
93588. How many people in Scotland actually speak Gaelic?
93589. What kind of beers are to be served lukewarm?
93590. Why do cars in Scotland often have stickers with the name 'Ecosse'?
93591. What exactly is the "tyranny of the majority", why is Mill concerned about it and what is his solution?
93592. What is the Senate subway?
93593. Is there a House of Representatives subway?
93594. Does the Wii play gamecube games?
93595. Why was Owain ap Gruffydd excommunicated?
93596. What is a cantref?
93597. What name is given to the four holy books of the Hindus?
93598. In what film does an individual use the word "Yarp" instead of "Yes"?
93599. Czech violinist, (1852-1934) professor and writer, one of the famous in the last years of the 19th and first third of the 20th century. He taught in many countries in Europe, and some of his pupils had sensational success. He left many books about violin technique, and created his own method, still in use. Who was he?
93600. Famous string quartet ensemble formed in 1891 and disbanded in 1934. Dvorak and Janacek dedicated works for them. For a time, the viola was the most famous British violist. In the last years, the second violin was a very fine composer. There are a few recordings, some of them published on CD. This ensemble had a first name but changed it. Do you know the names?
93602. What are the two main commercial varities of coffee?
93605. Reba McEntire is often called the Queen of Country music. In what year did Reba release the album "Reba Nell McEntire"?
93606. What staple of the ancient Incan diet did they label "the mother grain"?
93607. Where was the pre-Raphaelite tapestry depicting the Holy Grail, rumoured to be put up for auction by musician Jimmy Page, last viewed in public?
93608. How is the 1968 album 'Beggars Banquet' connected to an elder sister of Alexei Nikolaievitch, Tsarevitch of Russia?
93609. What German architect, painter and set designer received a dedication by author Anton LaVey in the the first edition of his 1969 book ?The Satanic Bible??
93611. Other than Mecca, are there any other cities or towns in Saudi Arabia that are off limits to
93612. A young boy and his interaction with several animals (and people) and a pond are very well known. But what rather politically oriented organisation was the boy a member of?
93613. Where does the odd phrase 'Nice try, but no cigar' come from?
93614. Why do different colours affect our moods?
93615. When and why did America change the spelling of the word 'colour' to 'color'?
93616. Who starred in both "Hook" and "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?"
93618. What cartilage growth will finally become bone in girls roughly at age three and in boys at age five?
93619. Where is Doc Walker from?
93620. Who was Arthur Dexter Bradley?
93621. What countries are closed to outside tourists?
93622. A new non-colonial constitution came into effect in Gibraltar in 2007. What consequences does this have?
93623. What language is Demotic?
93624. Why did Greenland withdraw from the EU in 1985?
93625. What was the New Jewel Movement?
93626. About how much money do high school History teachers make?
93627. Which couple has been married to each other longer than any other living couple, and for how long? This is not the same question or answer as #55298.
93628. In which poem by which author would you find the line, "and the dead crystal vault of heaven laughing without end"?
93629. Who was the first physicist to propose the possible existence of the "multiverse"?
93630. After the break-up of the Beatles, which former member went on to have the most number one singles?
93631. In Nazi Germany, how much Jewish ancestry was sufficient to have one condemned to extermination?
93632. What places in the world are non-Christians forbidden to visit?
93633. George Jones released what album in 1962?
93634. Which country has over its history fought war with the most amount of other countries?
93635. Is it true that the first capital of Guatemala was Ciudad Vieja, which was destroyed by floods and volcanic activity in 1541, the second capital was Antigua Guatemala, demolished by an earthquake in 1773, and the third capital and current is Guatemala city?
93636. Which is the only place where Chinese fishing nets are used outside of China?
93637. Which is the only region in India below sea level?
93638. Which breed of lizard can walk on water?
93639. How many teams are playing in the NCAA for the very first time?
93640. Austrian violinist, chamber player and conductor (1909-1991), creator of several chamber orchestras and of a famous string quartet. He was devoted to music of Austrian and German composers, and he was probably the better known interpreter of the Strauss family music. Who was he?
93641. German romantic pianist and composer (1815-1883), friend of Brahms and Schumann. He left some very fine works on symphonic, piano and in particular chamber pieces. His string quartets and his piano trios are some of the best of his time. Who was he?
93642. What is the most taxed nation on earth?
93643. What is the most expensive liquor, by shot and bottle?
93644. What famous British "Captain" passed away on the 16th March, 2008?
93645. Of sponges, segmented worms, and Cnidarians, which is the most complex and which is the most simple?
93646. What song did the characters of Foster's Home of Imaginary Friends sing on their float in the 2007 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?
93647. In the United States, who said they wanted the 'national animal' to be a turkey, but the eagle was chosen instead?
93648. According to William Strachey, whose nickname, meant "little wanton"?
93649. Which mineral's name comes from Latin Granatus, meaning "grain"?
93650. Which songstress also goes by the name of "Coco Rodriguez" and has a middle name, "Michelle"?
93651. People who pick mushrooms to eat are called what?
93652. When was the baseball standardized? Did Babe Ruth hit the same ball with the same bat as hitters today?
93653. What was the first movie to be completely in color?
93654. What NASCAR driver won the first ever NASCAR Race in Suzuka, Japan?
93655. What colonies in the Caribbean belonged to Sweden?
93656. Where do the Chamorro people live?
93657. What is the Phrygian cap?
93658. Where was the only concentration camp built on British soil during World War II?
93662. When was Good Friday first given the adjective "good"?
93663. Vladimir Nabokov went by the pseudonym 'Sirin', he also invented another pseudonym based on a previous Russian author. What was his other pseudonym?
93664. Who was the founder of the Idaho Film and Television Institute and organizer of the region's annual family movie festival "Spud Fest"?
93665. Of what flowering plant family is kohlrabi a member?
93666. What fruit is a hybrid of a mandarin orange and a grapefruit or pummelo?
93667. What Italian dish, similar to the British favourite trifle, is literally translated as "English soup"?
93668. Who first decided that salt and vinegar would taste great on chips (fries)?
93669. Which woman alive today has given birth to the most number of children?
93670. The most famous violin teacher in America (1903-1981) a Persian born from Armenian parents, pedagoge and editor. Almost every now famous American violinist was trained by him. He wrote technical studies and books about his method. Who was he?
93671. American pianist from Russian parents (1926-1969) who formed a famous trio with two other superb virtuosi, and left many wonderful recordings, including Brahms' works for solo piano which is still a classic. His version of Haendel Variations is considered one of the best available. Who was he?
93672. What year did Alan Jackson release the CD "Everything I Love"?
93673. In Stephenie Meyers "Twighlight" series, what is Edward Cullen's middle name?
93674. When is "Spy Wednesday"?
93677. Indirect cooking is also known as grilling. This cooking method involves cooking your food directly over heat source. True or False?
93678. Does fat absorb more smoke than any other part of a steak when barbecuing?
93679. What percentage of US males are circumcised?
93680. Is anyone credited with naming Lord Foster's iconic London skyscraper 'the gherkin'?
93681. What song on Danity Kane's newest album 'Welcome to the Dollhouse' was written by the member, Dawn Richards?
93683. Why does Stephenie Meyer, the author of 'Twilight', spell her first name the way she does?
93684. How did Paul McCartney allegedly come up with the name "Eleanor Rigby"? What strange coincidence also has to do with the name?
93685. What was the poem with the lines Alice Faye says to Dana Andrews, and gave the film its title, in 1945's "Fallen Angel"?
93686. What did the snail shell on the back of the Aztec moon god, Tecciztecatl, symbolise?
93687. Apart from pine nuts, are any other part of the pine tree edible?
93688. Ashton-Drake Galleries started reproducing which 70's doll again in 2004?
93689. How many different types of dental braces are there?
93690. Why did Buddha (Siddarhta Gautama) say we always have 83 implacable problems?
93691. Why was Annie Oakley cremated?
93692. How is infamous cult leader Jim Jones connected to this year's NCAA tournament?
93693. Where did the term "chick" come from?
93694. What is the stickiest naturally occurring substance, and how is stickiness measured?
93695. In 1869, Dmitri Mendeleev canceled a trip to visit a factory and stayed home to ambitiously work on the problem of how to arrange chemical elements in a systematic way. His work resulted in the beginnings of the form of a table which arranges chemical elements as is commonly used today. What is the name of that table?
93696. At the time of shooting the 1985 film 'The Breakfast Club' which of the five lead actors were actually of high school age?
93697. What is known as ?fruta bomba? in Cuba?
93698. What actress was considered for both Meg Tilly's role in 'The Big Chill' and Lori Singer's role in 'Footloose'?
93699. What charitable organization was the recipient of the funds raised throuh the annual Kristy McNichol Celebrity Tennis Tournament?
93700. What is the 'Kanaga' figure, and on which flags can it be found?
93701. What island in Africa was settled by Baltic Germans from the Duchy of Courland?
93702. What is the country of Gabon named after?
93703. What small town in Guinea-Bissau once was a major slave center?
93704. French composer and teacher, one of the longest lived in history (1881-1984), pupil of d'Indy and Rousell, teacher of Satie and others. He wrote opera, symphonic and chamber works, with strong influences of his native Brittany. Not well known and seldom recorded. Who was he?
93705. Two Russian composers dedicated great piano trios to other composers. Who were they and who were the dedicatees?
93706. Alabama is one of the all time best selling groups in country music. Alabama's "Southern Star" was released in what year?
93707. Does salt extract moisture from meat?
93708. Which is the deepest spot on the earth?
93709. Which river discharges the most water in the world?
93711. Why do we say we 'increase something threefold', when the act of folding actually decreases something in size?
93712. How are the bubbles (carbon dioxide) put into fizzy drinks, why do the bubbles keep forming, and why does a fizzy drink eventually go flat?
93713. What does ikebana mean?
93716. Where were the 1980 Winter Olympics held?
93718. Has the pilot's name who shot down the South Korean 747 in 1983 ever been known and if so has he ever been interviewed?
93719. Who did Elvis Presley say had the best voice he had ever heard?
93720. Whose picture was on the first metal school lunch box?
93721. What would I be eating if I had collops, crisphead and wolf-peach?
93724. In what year was the country band Alabama's "Southern Star" song released?
93725. Who invented the game Capture the Flag?
93726. How does salt make water denser?
93727. At the March equinox, how many hours of darkness are there in each 24 hour period, all over the world?
93728. The best selling studio album 'Hotel California' by the Eagles is rated as the 37th album on what "all time" list by Rolling Stone?
93729. What was the name of the rock group used as a propaganda and recruiting device by the Japanese sect Aum Shinrikyo?
93730. In which poem by which author would you find the line, "And living things arrange their death"?
93731. Who bought a headstone for the unmarked grave of blues legend Bessie Smith?
93732. Which "school" of philosophy forms the basis of Australian philosopher Peter Singer's writing on ethics and animal rights?
93733. What single from Rihanna's "A Girl Like Me" flopped in the United States?
93734. Which is the UK band founded by two brothers, and named after a mother and son?
93735. Häagen-Dazs ice cream's name means what?
93736. What's the fastest selling album in history?
93737. As an adult, where did Walt Disney live?
93738. What is the difference between liquors and spirits?
93739. Who are the Maroon people?
93740. What does the name Honduras mean, and why was it called so?
93741. Who was István Széchenyi, and what was his claim to fame?
93742. Canadian violin collector and historian (1934-1998), author of the most complete book ever written about violin recordings since the 19th century. He was manager of the "Master of the Bow" CD label and worked for the University of Toronto many years. Who was he?
93743. Outstanding American violinist (1899-1997), with a powerful sound and solid technique, he made many first recordings of works of American composers, and was a Julliard teacher for many years. He left some fine recordings of works for violin and viola with his great violist sister. Who were those two?
93744. The dialogues of which Bollywood blockbuster were a mixture of three languages; Avadhi, Bhojpuri and Brajbhasha?
93745. Why did North Koreans in the 1970's and 1980's kidnap Japanese men, women and children?
93746. George Harvey Strait was born May 18, 1952. How high on the Billboard Country charts did his album 'Something Special' peak?
93747. Are there any towns, or cities, that have names consisting of only two letters?
93749. Who recently filed papers in a Los Angeles Superior Court to change her legal name to Miley Ray Cyrus?
93750. What country's national anthem mentions the "banks of lowly Boumba Stream"?
93751. The silhouette of what bird is the logo of the Australian Film Commission?
93752. What producer and what actor were named in the negligence case issued by Linda Lee Cadwell over the death of her son?
93753. What does XD mean?
93754. What is a four letter word for 'a small holiday house' with letter C as third letter?
93755. Is it possible to view videos on Youtube and similar sites without Flash Player?
93760. Is it legal to download Youtube videos?
93762. Why is it necessary for the plate to move around in a microwave on a turntable, as opposed to staying still?
93763. How many different dance mat games have been marketed for game consoles?
93764. How many years was Wolfman Jack on the radio?
93765. How did the expression 'a little bird told me' come about?
93766. What is Acanthosis nigricans and what causes it?
93767. Which card game has the same name as an English racecourse; New Market or Royal Turf?
93768. What civilisation invented the arch?
93769. Where would you find a barrel arbour?
93770. Sega's North American division, Sega of America Inc., is headquartered in San Francisco, California, after moving from where in 1999?
93771. In simple words, why did Taiwan have a civil war against China?
93773. What number does Johnny Depp have tattooed on his hand?
93774. Italian pianist, composer and conductor (1846-1930), very active in Russia for many years, friend of Tchaikovsky; the most succesful ballet and opera conductor of his time, composed opera and ballet music. Today forgotten except for some little short pieces extracted from his operas, like a "serenade" Who was he?
93775. Russian cellist (1923-1997), dedicatee of Kabalevsky second cello concerto, did premieres of several works: professor and member of jury of cello contests, he left some beautiful recordings. Had a vibrant sound and romantic temperament. Famous recordings of Kabalevsky and Khatchaturian concertos. Who was he?
93776. In what year did Reba McEntire release the album 'Just a Little Love'?
93777. What is a homeskillet?
93778. Why are hybrid triploid watermelons seedless?
93779. Who sang in 1980, ?We'll jog with show folk on the sand, Drink kirschwasser from a shell??
93780. What 1972 movie was correctly touted by its distributor as being "X rated and animated!"?
93781. How is the tarn, Lake Chŏn-ji, related to the national anthem of the country with the capital city Pyongyang?
93782. What is peep jousting?
93783. Which solo artist has sold the most amount of records in a single year?
93784. Occupied by the Soviet Union, what section of Lower Silesia was Germany allowed to keep after World War II, and what section became a part of Poland?
93785. What occupation of a neutral country began in the early morning of 10 May 1940?
93786. In 500 BC, what was territorially the largest empire of classical antiquity?
93787. What famous monuments were built during the Mughal Empire in India?
93788. What does it mean to have 20/20 vision?
93789. How many countries have a larger land area than the state of Alaska?
93790. What influenced L. Frank Baum when choosing characters?
93791. Alexander the Great was a brilliant battle commander who always took command of the right flank in every battle but one. Which battle did he take charge of the left flank and why?
93792. Why would an Amaraic mistranslation make both a beast of burden and a wealthy gentlemen feel a lot better about themselves, and what do Matthew, Mark, and Luke have to do with all of this?
93793. Who is the current ISU Women's Figure Skating Champion and from what country?
93794. What does it mean when a bottle of wine is corked?
93795. As of 2007, which country forces its police officers to wear 'Hello Kitty' armbands, as payment for turning up for work late, or parking in the wrong space?
93796. What is a 'Skullet'?
93797. Thom Yorke from Radiohead supports which environmental organisation, and was also due to meet Prime Minister Tony Blair on their behalf?
93798. More then 12% of modern perfumes contain which aromatherapy oil as their main ingredient?
93799. What are grown up elk called?
93800. What did the city of San Francisco say the 2008 Olympic torch will not pass through what place?
93801. Soccer superstar David Beckham has what body part insured?
93803. What is the name for a submerged log or tree in a river?
93804. Out of these celebrities, which does not have a body part insured for $5 million or over (USD): Mariah Carey, Jennifer Lopez, Heidi Klum, Tom Jones, Michael Flatley, David Beckham, or Bruce Springsteen?
93805. What are the two buttons located under the Wii Nunchuk?
93807. "The ultimate secret of life is the sheer knowledge of death..." 14 words complete this quote. Exactly what are they, what famous person originally said it and when?
93808. What is the term which describes the cleavage of Latin into higher and vulgar types of Latin?
93809. Which college or university did Sherlock Holmes attend after a short stint at Oxford?
93810. Is it true that Shahtoosh wool is the most expensive wool in the world?
93811. The Khyber Pass joins which two countries?
93812. Which animal has the longest hair?
93813. The island Murano is famous for which product?
93814. British pianist, professor and composer (1877-1946), master-music on Eton. He left a symphony, chamber works and may songs cicles. If you're a smoker, you know him?
93818. How did the term Avant Garde come to get its meaning in English, when it means something else in French?
93819. French violinist, pedagogue and violin technique teacher (1815-1888). He left many works for violin, including etudes and excercises. His major works are forgotten, but every violin student has worked his technique books. Who was he?
93820. For what specific mission was retired Japanese Major Yoshimi Taniguchi sent to Lubang Island on March 9, 1974?
93821. What Mexican and Guatemalan avocado hybrid represents more than 57% of the commercial acreage in Hawaii?
93822. What nation does John D. Loudermilk mention in the tune ?Indian Reservation??
93823. How is Elizabeth Griscom related to a television theme song penned by Dave Grusin and Andrew Bergman?
93824. What is the latest day in the year that Easter can occur?
93825. Who was the last well known person to die on Easter Sunday?
93826. Who was Max Havelaar?
93827. What is the origin of the word 'Persia'?
93828. Which countries' flags have the inscription 'Allahu Akbar'?
93829. In 1916 some republican leaders contemplated giving the throne of an independent Ireland to what royal person?
93830. Is the book "The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer: My Life at Rose Red" a true story? If not, who wrote the book?
93831. When does the regular season of Major League Baseball begin?
93832. How many times in NCAA history have the two teams that were the two in the championship game the previous year not make the bracket the following year?
93833. What is the difference between lingonberries and cranberries?
93834. The second fastest song on earth is "Through the Fire and Flames" by DragonForce. What is the fastest song on earth?
93835. What is the name of the ship that recently shot down the dead satellite from space?
93836. Did General Tso cook chicken?
93837. Where did the fortune cookie originate?
93838. How many reigning monarchs are also possible successors to the throne of the United Kingdom, and why (on the death or abdication of one particular one) will this number go down? (As the succession is fairly open-ended, stick to the first thousand.)
93839. Who was the first American cyclist to win the Tour de France?
93840. The Queen has made a Christmas broadcast to the Commonwealth every year except 1969, when a written message was issued. Why was this?
93841. Which job did 34 year Rebekah Wade land in 2002?
93842. Who was appointed Poet Laureate in 1968?
93843. How many gold medals did Britain win at the 2002 Winter Olympics?
93844. Why do video game creators make their own cheats?
93845. Why don't poodles moult?
93846. Which American talk show host once ran for Congress?
93847. Which comic character's catchphrase is, "Avon calling"?
93848. What links Pamela Anderson, Gillian Anderson, Linda Blair, Jennifer Connelly and Woody Harrelson?
93849. What item of clothing did Albert Einstein refuse to wear?
93850. Clint Black released what album in 1993?
93851. What local performing group is playing on the Enmax stage this year?
93852. In 1849, an 11 year old child wrote a septet for
two violins, cello, bass, clarinet, basson and horn. Who was he?
93853. Belgian organist, teacher and composer (1867-1939), world traveller, author of 144 works of every genre, including ten string quartets. He had a very personal, not romantic style. He is little known outside Belgium. Who was he?
93854. There is an election held normally every five years. There is never more than one candidate, but that candidate must secure five out of the nine votes to be elected. If the candidate is not elected, another will be put forward. After the election, the papers are destroyed while the voters watch. No elected candidate can serve two consecutive terms. For what nationally important position is this election held?
93855. What is the only country that has won a gold medal at every Summer Olympics?
93856. In 2012, London will become the first city to host the Summer Olympics three times. What other cities have hosted the Summer Games twice?
93857. What element killed the virus in Dr. F. Crede?s 1884 pioneering work that halted the disease causing blindness in children?
93858. What is Baby Boomerangutuang?s day job?
93859. What Duran Duran number was amongst the medley of songs performed by the duo of Santa Claus and Jesus on "Mr. Hankey's Christmas Classics??
93860. How is the theme song to TV's 'Josie and the Pussycats' related to a sister city of Liverpool, UK?
93861. What song is played during the opening sequence for 'Twisted Metal: Black for the PlayStation 2'?
93862. Who is the world's biggest selling pop star? Is it Elvis or Michael Jackson?
93863. What is the definition of a bean, given that baked beans, green beans and coffee beans are so different?
93864. In what year was the Grand Prix du Canada removed from the World Championship calendar because of a legal dispute?
93865. In which city did director Baz Luhrmann film his version of William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet'?
93866. Around the middle of the last century (20th), a monarch found himself in the interesting position of being at war with himself. Who was he, and how did this arise?
93867. In the One Republic/Timbaland video for "Apologize" what is Timbaland sitting at in the studio?
93868. What is the oldest continuous parliament in the world?
93869. Why did Prime Minister Golda Meir resign following the Yom Kippur War?
93870. What unrecognized state existed in present Croatia between September 1919 and December 1920?
93871. What city in the Caribbean is known as the "City that Sank"?
93872. In Fenway Park what do the morse code symbols read that can be seen near the scoreboard?
93874. What band did this lead guitarist play with who built his first guitar with parts he found in the trash that included wood from an old fireplace, valve springs from an old motorcycle, and bits of imitation ceramic tile?
93875. Can the states propose an amendment to the Constitution?
93876. Are Americans required to own property to participate (vote) in national elections?
93877. What is used by the President if the Congress is recessed?
93878. Where was the first NASCAR sanctioned road race held?
93879. Linkin Park was formed in 1996. What was the title of the Linkin Park CD released in 1997?
93880. In what year did Elton John release the album 'Empty Sky'?
93882. How many panels are there on a football?
93883. What traditional belief caused countryside people not to pick blackberries after 29th September?
93884. Which writer coined the phrase 'Generation X'?
93885. Where might you find the NCAA Tennis Hall of Fame?
93886. If someone were burked, what would happen to them?
93887. Which out of the three types of whipping creams has the least amount of fat?
93889. What percent of Australia is uninhabitable?
93890. Where was the first NASCAR sanctioned road race held?
93891. How many 4 Star Generals are there currently in the US Army?
93892. This gentleman, a medical practitioner, dabbled in the arts but is more well known over two continents for authoring a best seller in a field best suited to his surname. Who is this man, how is his scientific work related to a Tuscan physicist from 200 years earlier, and how do cucumbers and nuts fit in?
93893. Which is heavier, the average train or Stonehenge?
93895. Who came up with the American political term, 'blue states' and 'red states'?
93896. Is it true that the person who established the first bank was a Jew and he was entitled to a percent of the money from every bank?
93897. Italian violinist, teacher and composer (1887-1914) who wrote many short pieces for violin totally forgotten now. Only one of them, "Little Song", was very popular during the first third of the past century. He recorded the piece. Can you guess who he was
93898. Who penned the first 'There is no substitute for wool' poem?
93899. Italian, born in Milan 1897, died 1976, cellist, professor, composer and great chamber player. He played in a very famous trio with a German violinist, later replaced by an Austrian, and a pianist famous on Bach. Who was this cellist?
93900. What is the rarest occurring natural weather phenomenon (e.g whereby a tornado is a weather phenomenon) in the world?
93901. Who is the agent for author Richard Paul Evans?
93902. What year did the mail-in votes for a presidental election begin?
93903. This question has been driving me crazy. What is Marco Polo's mother's name?
93904. What are the names of all of the fountains that are in the middle of a public square or plaza within the Los Angeles city limits?
93905. What famous 20th century European statesman is depicted wearing a straitjacket in a nine foot high statue that was unveiled in 2006?
93906. In the 1980s, Reba McEntire rose as one of the top singers in country music. In what year did she release the album 'My Kind of Country'?
93909. What solo part in an opera, oratorio, cantata or any other orchestral piece with voices calls for the widest singing range, for men and women?
93910. On which chromosomes can one find the cause of the Tuberous Sclerosis Complex?
93911. What is a 'limey' and does the word have a negative meaning?
93912. During the English Civil War, what parts of Britain remained loyal to the Crown?
93913. Where was Lake Satisar and what was so special about it?
93914. Who was the last Japanese Emperor to have real political power, and what decisions could he make?
93916. Considering the fact that you're using gas to generate electricity, would it cost more to charge your cell phone while you drive in your car, or while your car is idle, or from your house?
93917. What does "equipment swap seats" mean? Continental just switched my airline seats because of it and I'm sitting no where near my wife.
93918. What term is applied to animals that are active during the day?
93919. In which sport can you perform a Danish swipe?
93920. Who played Velma in the 2002 movie 'Scooby Doo'?
93921. What was the Jam's final single?
93922. What did Charing Cross in London originally mark?
93923. What is Doggett's Coat and Badge?
93924. What territory was purchased from Mexico in 1853?
93925. What treaty officially ended the Mexican War?
93926. What part of North America was claimed by Russia in 1846?
93927. What event was it that William Travis drew his sword and scratched a line in the sand in front of him and invited the soldiers who were willing to fight to walk over?
93928. How did President James Polk deal with the dispute between the United States and Great Britain over Oregon Country?
93930. Do the people in England have something similar to our Nielsen Ratings? And what is their most watched show as of now?
93931. What is the difference between Country music and Western music?
93932. What are the three tiny bones of the ear that enables a person to hear?
93933. Which country's official name is Druk Yul?
93934. What is used to measure soil moisture?
93935. The first American coins had something imprinted on them which no other country dared to imprint. Can someone please tell me what that was?
93936. How long did it take Michelangelo to complete the final narrative scene of "God in the act of Creation" on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
93937. What actor did George Lucas consider for the part of Han Solo in 'Star Wars' and is creditied with the iconic comedy phrase "more cowbell"?
93938. What book, co-authored with Joan Barzilay Freund, did the twins who won the National Humanities Medal in 2005 pen?
93939. How is the ?Best Male Country Vocal Performance? Grammy winner of 1984 connected to the 13th most populous city in California?
93940. How do we see colour?
93941. Alan Jackson released the album "High Mileage" in what year?
93942. In what year was Stevie Wonder's album "The Jazz Soul of Little Stevie Wonder" released?
93943. French violinist and composer (1892-1981) as his brother, and uncle of a famous pianist. Composer of the "Mozart" Adelaide violin concerto. His brother wrote the "Haendel" viola concerto. Who were those two practical jokers?
93944. Female English violinist (1884-1956), had lessons from Elgar. Sevcik's pupil, she gave many concerts and recitals in Europe with great success. Who was she?
93945. The newspaper called The Toronto Star had its name shortened back in the early 70's. What is the missing word?
93946. What Def Leppard album released in 1983 catapulted the band to success with such songs as "Pour Some Sugar On Me" and "Love Bites"?
93947. Where can I find a list of fountains in Old Town San Diego, California?
93948. When did the colour blue first come to be used as an adjective meaning miserable, and why?
93949. What's the difference between a drip and a drop?
93950. What actor or actress, born in 1971, started playing drums at age 3 and got a scholarship to Chetham's School of Music at age 11?
93951. What are the top 10 best selling live albums of all time?
93952. What local performing group is playing on the Enmax stage this year for the MS Walk in Calgary, Alberta?
93953. In the Doors' song "Five to One" what do the numbers five and one represent?
93954. Was the West Bank ever formally a part of Jordan?
93955. What famous river has one of the seven natural wonders of the world located in it, has hippos and tigers that hang out along its 1,500 mile course, and empties into the Indian Ocean?
93957. What was the most important battle in the South Pacific Ocean during World War I?
93958. When did Kazakhstan become a part of the Russian Empire?
93959. What part of present Kenya was once controlled by Germany?
93960. What was the longest war involving America before the Cold War?
93961. What is the collective noun for a group of alpacas?
93962. What does the word "respite" mean?
93964. How is an Alice In Chains song that is often titled incorrectly related to an iconic 1980 horror flick?
93965. In the book 'And Then There Were None' by Agatha Christie, what happened to the bad guy "JW" at the end?
93966. How do you make a cockroach gassy?
93967. Who worshipped the "goddess of turquoise"?
93968. Which famous painting has the title of "Portrait of Lisa Gherardini, wife of Francesco del Giocondo"?
93969. What is 'Sufism'?
93970. Which animated film was the first to use computers in its production?
93971. What are the dimenension's of the "Mona Lisa" painting in cm squared?
93972. What is Clerambault's syndrome?
93973. Which tower in the Tower of London is the original Norman one?
93974. How many vineyards are there in France?
93975. Which Irish actor has been Oscar nominated seven times but has never won?
93976. How was the Sword of Damocles suspended?
93977. How many Beatles songs are there?
93978. What is the name of a book written by Danielle Steel that involves a character that is named Leanne?
93979. What day and year did the Beatles first appear on 'The Ed Sullivan Show'?
93980. Who is the richest person in Lithuania?
93981. Who was the last prisoner kept in the Tower of London?
93982. How is sharpness measured, and what is the sharpest object in the world, and what is the hardest material that the sharpest edge can cut into, easily?
93983. What is the connection between a character played by both Janet Hubert-Whitten and Daphne Maxwell Reid, and a family relative of Norville Rogers?
93984. How does the the nolo contendere plea differ from an Alford plea?
93985. What four word epitaph is etched into the gravestone of John T. Scopes?
93986. How is a fictional character created by Johnny Gruelle related to a television theme penned by Dave Kahn, Melvyn Leonard, and Mort Greene?
93987. George Strait is known for his honky tonk country western sound. How high on the Billboard Country charts did his album "#7" peak?
93988. What is 5th Gear's first single?
93989. Who is/are the editor(s) for Little, Brown and Company?
93990. Major League Baseball : Which team has the Tigers faced the most on opening day?
93991. Russian pianist, mathematician, theorist, professor and composer from French parents (1861-1926), one of the very few Wagner admirers in Russia. He wrote many very fine works with a high degree of crafmanship. Oistrakh has recorded some of them, and there's a fantastic piano trio, but he is almost unknown in the West. Do you know him?
93992. French military man who loved music, (1838-1873), he left very few works but there's a very fine sonata for violin and piano considered one of the best of French composers of the 19th century. This piece has been recorded for the first time very recently, and the composer is virtually unknown. Can you guess who he was?
93993. Is the word 'recap' short hand for anything?
93994. Swiss cheese or mozzarella, which is the better of the two when using it in a fat loss diet?
93995. Who was the short, bald old man on the "Benny Hill Show" whose head Benny would constantly slap?
93996. What rock band originally called themselves No Way Out?
93997. Which British tennis player was ranked number 4 in the world in 2002? (3,6)
93998. According to legend, who once made an entrance rolled in a carpet?
93999. This film festival is named after him, but his real name was Harry. Who is he? (3,8,3)