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Questions From Oct 24 08
100501. What was the traditional societal unit of the people formerly known as Lapps?
100502. In this annual massacre, victims go through successive traps until they meet sharpened spikes in the final chamber of death. Many will end up in Tsukiji. What is this ritualized bloodbath called?
100503. One of only 3 in existence, this ship will soon cross the Golden Gate bridge and then take those who can afford her sky high prices right into the Napa and Silicon Valley regions. What is it?
100504. What are the names of the people who beat all of the stages in Sasuke or Ninja Warrior and Kunoichi or Women of Ninja Warrior?
100505. What towns or cities in New Jersey have the word "Orange" in them?
100506. First recording of Beethoven violin concerto, by a genius who died too young. Who was he and in what year did he make this forgotten recording?
100507. What was George Harrison's advice to people who died?
100509. How many seconds are in a millenium?
100510. What is the difference between shrimps and prawns and the difference between sheep, lamb and mutton?
100511. Which former Denver Broncos' placekicker could kick with either foot?
100512. Which was the first country to issue postage stamps?
100513. In which country did ice hockey originate?
100514. By what name are gases like water vapour, carbon dioxide and methane commonly known as?
100515. Is the word "Vegan" pronounced with a long ee sound "Veegan" or a long a sound "Vagan"?
100516. Should a US flag not be flown during heavy rain?
100517. Which monarch, other than Queen Elizabeth II, acceded to their throne in 1952?
100518. Who invented radar?
100519. Who won the Brit Award for best song from 25 years of Brits for Angels?
100520. Why was the sultan of the Maldives deposed in 1968?
100521. What is the height of the Statue of Liberty if we measured it from the top of the head to the top of the base?
100522. What is the pronunciation of the name "Despina"?
100523. In the Archie comic strips, Archie Andrews has black eyebrows and red hair on top of his head. Is that possible in real life (eyebrows and head on top of head two different colors), and if so, what is that known as?
100524. What autonomous puppet state was set up under fascist Italian control in northwest Greece in 1941?
100525. Why was King Saud of Saudi Arabia removed from the throne in 1964?
100526. As of 2008, who is the oldest surviving monarch from abolished monarchies?
100527. Does rooibus naturally contain EGCG?
100528. Is vitamin C supplementation necessary for maintaining the good health of a dog?
100529. This old term for a young sailor becomes an eyelet when a consonant is doubled. What are the two words?
100530. What is the most commonly consumed beverage that can cause mydriasis?
100531. This famous 20th century pianist tried his hand on composition, and wrote one of the craziest cello concertos of any time; a mixture of different styles awfully difficult that nobody ever plays, but has been recorded. Any idea of who he was?
100532. A regular one has three curves?
100533. Who was married to the author Ronald Dahl?
100534. Who designed and made the first American flag?
100536. What was the name of the play that President Lincoln was watching when he was assassinated?
100537. What ended on October 26, 1861?
100538. What US state has never been under foreign control?
100539. Did any Muslims serve in either army during the American Civil War?
100540. What painters' movement was launched in 1948 by one Dane, two Belgians and three Dutchmen who referred to the names of their respective capital cities in
the name they gave to that movement?
100541. What's the name in English of the wooden bird you have to bring down in a traditional archers' shooting contest?
100542. What Belgian village's church occurs in a famous Flemish painter's work about the blind leading the blind?
100543. Is it dangerous for a person to inhale helium gas?
100544. What great East-European novelist was born, lived and was buried in "a clear open space?"
100545. Who is the current bass player for the Rolling Stones?
100546. How do you find the square root of a fraction?
100547. Which US states have never executed any criminals?
100548. Is Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) the same thing?
100549. What is the Ulema?
100550. Why did Wilhelm II break with Bismarck?
100551. In a song, this singer claims to worship the lotus feet of gurus while in real life, millions are mad about this singer. What is the song and who is this singer?
100552. One of the Henry Ossawa Tanner paintings in the Philadelphia Museum of Art has a remarkable depiction of an angel. In which sphere in the hierarchy of angels did it belong?
100553. This beloved empress known for her beauty and tragically assassinated, had a bathroom floor that was the first of its kind in her city. What was it?
100554. Driving in New Jersey, what are the types of jughandles that you are likely to encounter?
100555. Who was the only romantic love Emily Dickinson had?
100556. Is trespass a criminal act in England, and what can be done if someone trespasses on your land?
100557. This magnificent string quartet ensemble formed by
Bohemian players was active for more that 40 years. It had a huge repertoire from romantic and modern composers, and made many recordings today considered exemplary by specialists, but almost forgotten by the public. Their name was taken from the founder and first violin. What was the name?
100559. On 'The Amazing Race' how does Phil Keoghan know when a team does something that they need to be penalized for?
100560. In what era was Lestat in the movie 'Interview with the Vampire'?
100561. Who is the best Guitar Hero player in the world and what is their score and song?
100562. How many pitchers have hit homeruns in the World Series?
100563. Which is the only bird with two toes?
100564. Which joint is formed by the meeting of the femur and tibia?
100565. What type of vehicle was once called a Boneshaker?
100566. What is the difference between normal rice and basmati rice?
100567. What present was given to Irish songstress Sinead O'Connor by the Irish band Aslan for singing backing vocals on their hit song "She's So Beautiful"?
100568. Did the Romans conquer the whole of the Mediterranean/Black Sea coastline, or was there a bit left over that was independent?
100569. With current space travel, how long would it take to travel 62 trillon miles?
100571. How are turtles, tortoises and terrapins different?
100572. Who is the only actor to have played the same character in eight different TV shows?
100573. In an official MLB game, how many innings must have been played in case it gets called for rain?
100574. Who was the Cannibal in cycle racing and how did he earn himself that nickname?
100575. On which of the French Marquesas islands can you find both the tomb of a famous French painter and that of a famous francophone Belgian singer?
100576. What international music competition was first won by violinist David Oistrakh in 1937, and changed its name in 1951 replacing the name of a celebrated Belgian violinist and composer by that of an equally famous Belgian queen?
100577. What is special about the numbers 14 and 88?
100578. What English woman author fell in love with her Brussels school teacher, later became a teacher herself in his school, but disliked the country where her unhappy love affair had developed and called it a "fowl yard" in one of her novels?
100581. Tickle this and you just might be able to communicate with aliens in outer space. Tickle what?
100582. He founded this province, south of which are ND and MN, and is buried on the grounds of a cathedral. What footbridge might one likely have to use to get to his grave?
100583. Under the right conditions, what common non-electronic desktop item can generate enough electrons to make the bones of your hand visible?
100584. She, married to a guy with a loose foot, at age 25 was in a movie with a legendary actor in which some Shakespeare was quoted. Who coached that actor with his Shakespearean lines?
100585. What is Popular Monarchy?
100586. Where was Negroland?
100587. Who was Tariq ibn Ziyad?
100588. This Czech composer, violinist and violist didn't write a full violin concerto, but he had a "Fantasie", and a famous violinist and teacher made this extremely rare recording. Do you know the names of the composer, the violinist and the work?
100589. Which of the four Gospel writers was also one of the twelve disciples of Jesus?
100590. Which African composer wrote and had his symphony performed in the United States?
100592. What is a female rabbit called?
100593. Where do nuns live?
100594. What do you call a place where bees are farmed?
100595. Who was born in the UK in 1976 and started programming computers at age 5?
100596. How many Americans do not know that George Washington was our first president?
100597. What lady starred in the same film twice, in 1968 and again in the 1999 remake, but not as the same character?
100598. What famous lady had a father-in-law called Spartacus?
100599. Who starred in a 2001 musical with the latest Obi-Wan?
100600. Who is Carwin, and what is his profession in a novel written in 1798?
100601. Has Bart Simpson ever had a girlfriend?
100604. Snowdonian sheep give more than wool leaving something else to freshen your surroundings, perhaps your car, though some might refuse it. What is it?
100605. If you live in 35 degrees 30?N 135 degrees 45?E, what does Obama mean for you?
100606. He longed to kill James, while the following year, his mother longed for her house in central Italy. Who is he?
100607. What is a fruit or an even more extreme opposition to new construction than usual, wherever that construction may be?
100608. In 'Marlfox', a Redwall book, what was a Marlfox's chosen weapon?
100609. Is it true that snakes will not cross a boundary line marked by human urine?
100610. Several composer made arrangements and orchestrations of the first movement of Paganini's violin concerto op.6. One of them was Kreisler. Do you know another one?
100611. I was born April 23, 1983 and have played for three NRL clubs, the NZ Warriors, Parramatta Eel, Sydney Roosters and one Super League club. I have featured for my country in the World Cup and have two International Caps so far. Who am I?
100612. In what year was Rugby League first known under the name Rugby Football League as opposed to the Northern Rugby Football League?
100614. When did the movie "PT 109" come out?
100615. North East England was the setting for what lady's novels?
100616. How many people does it take to lift a ton?
100617. How many grains of gunpowder are in a 9mm bullet?
100618. Who did Triple Six Mafia consist of in 1993?
100619. Why do we get hungry?
100620. What is Reichsunmittelbarkeit?
100621. Which is India's oldest city?
100622. Which is the highest civilian honour in India?
100623. Which flightless bird makes its own water apart from drawing it from vegetation?
100624. How did baby kangaroos come to be called joeys?
100625. Before the Lydians became the first people in history to use coin money, traders had to exchange one product or service for another. Can you name the system?
100626. In the countries within the former Soviet Union, what is the oldest university?
100627. Until his death in 1856 he was the last surviving soldier of the U.S. Revolutionary War. Who was he?
100628. What continent sank after breaking away from Antarctica between 85 and 130 million years ago?
100629. What is the oldest city in Germany?
100630. What is particularly 'urban' about so-called urban myths?
100631. Who sold more albums between Judas Priest and Dio?
100632. How many days did it take for JK Rowling to write 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix'?
100633. The Irish are not exactly known as sun-worshippers, at least not with all that rain! Yet Ireland won the race to the sun for eight consecutive years. Who and what was it they won?
100634. How did the expression "make no bones about it" come to mean frank speech?
100635. In 1846 a ship sank in Lake Erie called the
H.H. Sizer. Does anybody have any info on this?
100636. How many sisters did Joey Tribbiani from "Friends" have?
100637. Who sang the Ave Maria song on an episode of Law and Order CI or SVU? It starts off with a boy singing Ave Maria on stage, a lady from the audience keeps looking at the door in back of her. They find a man dead on the floor by the foot of the bed and at the end one of the detectives said that the boy had a voice of an angel.
100638. Some non-Jewish composers, like Prokofieff or Shostakovich, wrote pieces inspired on Jewish themes. Also, a very famous French one had a beautiful short piece for violin and piano of the
same type. Who was he and what is the name of the
100639. My son has Autism and seems to show his emotion in the class by looking at his hands, squeezing his fists and moving his fingers around. My son's teacher says he has a nice hand that he uses to 'communicate' sweetly, and the other hand moves quicker which she thinks means he's aggravated or mad at her! I think this was in a popular movie or show, possibly starring Adam Sandler. Does anyone know the name of this movie?
100640. Why do we say "hocus-pocus" when doing a magic trick?
100641. Who painted the 'Bombing of Dresden' in 1936? Dresden was bombed in reality in February, 1945.
100643. What type of fish eats nuts and seeds?
100645. This year's World Series has been delayed two days because of rain. What is the longest rain delay in World Series history?
100646. Mississippi becomes the last state to ratify the 13th amendment, ending
slavery in what year?
100647. This UK band member decided to take that music career solo and despite a crushing defeat on an Asian street, covering not a song but the street itself, he is doing well. Who is he?
100648. He helped in the epic transport of a ring, just as his mother portrayed the near epic struggle between student and teacher. She played both sides, albeit 17 years apart. Who is she?
100649. What is the Bradley effect?
100650. A U.S. president from Brookline, another from North Bend and a divine French stage actress all come together in a home on the range in a golden park. How are they all related?
100652. I have heard that human foot massage is very famous and beneficial. What are the benefits of human foot massage?
100653. Which bird can rotate its head more than 180 degrees on either side?
100654. Victoria Falls separates Zimbabwe from which other country?
100655. What is the exact difference between warm and hot?
100656. Which Deltic completed the most miles in BR service?
100657. In which Greek play were the Athenians punished with priapism?
100658. Which substance did Plotinus believe that the soul was composed of?
100659. Why was Aphrodite the patron saint to prostitutes?
100660. Which tree was Adonis associated with?
100661. What US states do not have early voting for the presidential election?
100662. During construction of the Comcast building in Philadelphia, a tiny statue of William Penn was placed on a high beam. Is that statue still there?
100664. In Roman numerals, the C for 100 comes from cente, and the M for 1000 comes from mille. What Latin words (or roots) gave us the L for 50 and the D for 500?
100665. What is called 'Gibraltar of the North'?
100666. In which countries do you find the Dinaric Alps?
100667. What was Laurasia?
100668. Who were the Hesperides?
100669. What European capital city is situated on the River Senne?
100670. Who was the last Italian pope before John Paul II?
100671. Globally, how are IP addresses assigned?
100672. Where does the saying "cover me in chocolate and throw me to the Lesbians" come from?
100673. What is or was a "wattman"?
100674. Who labelled one of his artistic productions "A piece of coal wrapped in cotton wool"?
100675. In metres, what is the highest capital city of Oceania?
100676. What should be a perfect diet to improve the concentration?
100678. Around how many pixels are on a computer screen?
100679. What is the straightest and longest street in the United States?
100680. I read in a magazine once about the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, about the rituals that go on there. Can someone post a link explaining it all?
100681. What is the name of McDonalds' new Double Cheese Burger?
100682. Why is November 1 of all days in the year All Saints Day?
100685. Is there a real advantage to brining a turkey, in terms of taste or texture, before roasting it?
100686. Near a shrine that is at the same time 20 and 1,300 years old, is a pair of stacks joined by braided grass. What is the braided grass called?
100687. Is there any evidence that Titian?s ?Portrait of a Man in Red Cap? is a self-portrait?
100688. Except for some upper limb bones, most of his body is in the smallest state of this largest democratic country. Who is he?
100689. Who was the last person to be President for Life?
100690. What is Yang di-Pertuan Agong?
100691. What currency was named after cowry shells?
100692. What city was the capital of the Songhai Empire?
100693. Why, in 1952, did department stores, notably Marshall Field, close early on Monday evenings?
100695. This Italian romantic violinist and composer wrote a lot of violin and chamber pieces, including a full sonata and six string quartets. But he's famous now only for a single, very difficult and brilliant piece that is in the repertory of every virtuoso. Who was the composer and what's the name of the piece?
100696. What happens in Brussels, when it happens to rain in Paris, at least in terms of a Belgian proverb?
100697. Why is urine sometimes white, yellow or green?
100698. Who owned the music store in 'Gilmore Girls'?
100699. In the Fall Out Boy "I Don't Care" video, who turns out to be Andy?
100700. Does the name Gibbs in the toothpaste name "Gibbs SR toothpaste" relate in any way to the Gibbs family who used to own Tyntesfield, near Bristol, now owned by the National Trust?
100701. What surrealist painter combined vintage tramways and naked women in many of his paintings, and was made honorary stationmaster because of his frequent depiction of such stations?
100702. What is the name of a pastry dish, meat at one end jam at the other, named from South Midlands county?
100703. What is the name of the English uplands, popularly associated with Edward Elgar?
100704. Which breed of dog is named after a country house in Oxfordshire?
100705. Which butterfly is named after a district in London?
100706. What painters' dynasty had among its members a Pieter the Elder and a Pieter the Younger, a Jan the Elder and a Jan the Younger, one Ambrose and one Abraham?
100707. How many years of our lives do we spend listening to computers explain to us how to leave a viocemail message when calling our friends' cellphones?
100708. What are interest rates?
100709. How many countries employ compulsory voting in general elections?
100710. What does it mean when the government makes a 0% interest rate?
100711. What is a Big Mac hamburger called in Russia?
100712. On 'The Simpsons' what is the name in the only prank phone call that Bart makes that backfires?
100713. What television show was the first to show the entire toilet?
100714. What was the name of the actor or actress who played the car driver at the beginning of 'The Pink Panther Show'?
100715. What stoat bearing lady has not been found to relieve pain among Catholics?
100716. Once a waif now solid gold, who is she?
100717. What supports the fascicle, making mosquito bites possible?
100718. Cultivate this and your business will have a better chance of succeeding in China. What is this 6 letter word?
100719. Have there ever been any studies that explained why heavier people tend to be much happier than skinny people?
100720. Who were the Knights Hospitaller?
100721. What was the Novaya Ekonomicheskaya Politika?
100722. What is Kwéyòl?
100723. Where did a coup d'état take place on 6 August 2008?
100724. A child prodigy, he wrote the music of many films, and other fine works. His violin concerto in the hands of Heifetz is a classic. Who was he?
100725. How was Viagra first created?
100726. What NHL team represents the city with the smallest population, and does Anchorage, Alaska have a bigger population than this city?
100727. How many episodes of 'The Simpsons' did not have Homer in them?
100728. According to the Christmas song, what did my true love give to me on Christmas Eve?
100729. What connects the dates 15th January, 24th May and 2nd August?
100730. Darwin originally wrote this paper at Ternate?
100731. In 1858 who was the holder of the terminal throne?
100732. What is the name of the dessert of raspberries, whipped cream and crumbled meringue nests called?
100733. What is the name of a herbaceous U.S. plant with yellow flowers and finely divided leaves?
100734. What bird was credited with saving Rome from the Gauls in 390BC?
100735. What man-made crystal is used in modern medicine for the management of a very commonly seen diabetic complication?
100736. A creek of mud was dammed, producing this mirror for Wy?east. What is it?
100737. Where in Switzerland can you find an actual African peak?
100738. A train traveler through this part of the United States might view a full moon, or more, on a moonless night or even in broad daylight. Where?
100739. What is the name of the actor in the Travelers Insurance commercials, the umbrella man?
100740. How did the inhabitants of Brussels, Belgium, get their nickname of "chicken-guzzlers"?
100741. Who was the last non-Italian Pope before John-Paul II?
100742. What Belgian artist is famous for painting in his livingroom, dressed in his suit and bow tie, and for expressing the view that a painted pipe is not a real pipe?
100743. Which countries border the Mediterranean Sea?
100744. A Russian pianist, chamber player and composer, winner of the Chopin Contest in 1927, played with another two great virtuosi on one of the most successful and long lived Russian piano trios that made many fine recordings, but few as a piano soloist. Who was he?
100745. Is it true that Pierre De Fermat's last theorem has been solved?
100746. Senator Hillary Clinton once rebuked author Michael Crichton for a novel of his. Which is this novel?
100747. What was Castle Bravo?
100748. What was the Toucouleur Empire?
100749. What capital is called "Twenty-five" in French, and why this name?
100750. What was Operation Hailstone?
100751. What European head of state wears a crown, but is not a monarch?
100752. Whose 1920's ad campaign permanently changed the Father Christmas' costume from green to red?
100753. What role does the European Council play in the EU and what is the relationship between the Council and the European Commission?
100754. Is there any family connection between Alfred Dreyfus, who was the subject of much political turmoil in late 19th century France, and Jean Dreyfus, in whose memory Ravel wrote a minuet?
100757. What is thought to be the longest English name in the world?
100759. What does the K in K-Mart stand for?
100760. Obscure and forgotten violinist, composer and violin maker born in Paris in 1913 from a Jewish Polish family trapped in the Warsaw ghetto, arrested and taked to a concentration camp, he survived and later composed many short and brilliant pieces for violin. He did concerts and made repairs of violins for many famous virtuosi. Died in 1989. Who was he?
100762. What herb is used by Apaches to help with sinusitis, sore throats, cough and the common cold?
100763. What was the first music tune to be called a 'hit'?
100764. I read in the news about a miracle berry that makes foods taste unusually sweeter than normal. What is the name of this berry, why does it make other foods seem sweeter, and what use is this unique factor in nature for the plant?
100765. On Earth, what are the two most distant points, in that you could get from one to the other entirely by walking on land or ice?
100766. Can nuts (of the edible kind) be frozen, and defrosted without much impairment to their nutritional value?
100767. What are Starbucks and Ben & Jerry's doing to help celebrate Election Day in the United States?
100768. In South America he shares his name with a prominant Australian Art Prize. According to parts of Africa he is akin to a certain type of wild mustard. The Spanish liken him to a French fashioner designer (or circus performer) yet some other Europeans nominate him for his arrogance. Who is he, and how exactly did he alter his image?
100769. Who is arguably the United States? most famous part Yuit right now and who will also probably be on TV sometime today?
100770. Our communications here are thanks in part to a man who was born in the oldest town of a country which has a statue to a Roman-legion-slaughtering tribal hero. What is this town? Hint: www.
100771. The creator of 24601 laid in state within what and beneath what?
100772. She yearned to be part of our world while wondering, in front of a painting, why fire burns. What is this painting? Hint: She has everything, even a flounder for a friend.
100773. How will trading blocs affect the trade of the NFL?
100774. Is Barack Obama the first visible minority to run for president for any political party?
100775. In a US presidential election how are television networks able to say that a candidate won a state when less than 15% of the votes have been tallied?
100776. This guy studied the violin and played well, or so they said. Those who listened to him were moved by his tone and delicate style. But he was also one of the coldest and cruelest mass murderer planners of the 20th century, and the only thing he wanted was political power through blackmail and intrigue. Who was this sinister personage?
100777. How many US Presidents owned slaves?
100778. Are any head of states in the world, whether they be prime minister, monarch, president, dictator, etc., of a minority ethnicity in that particular country?
100780. What song was heard from both sides of the trenches on Christmas Day, 1914?
100781. Which country exports the most Christmas trees?
100782. Is a person of Indian origin in Fiji called Fiji Indian, Indian Fijian, Indo-Fijian or something else?
100783. What is the official English spelling: Surinam or Suriname?
100784. Is Jupiter the only planet in our solar system to have a "red spot"?
100785. Is Kabuki theatre popular in Japan today?
100786. If you are born on February 29th, do you have to wait until your actual 16th birthday to get your license or can just get it on your 4th?
100787. The US President must be born in the United States. Have there been any US presidents who were born in territories that later became states? Would that even be allowed under the Constitution?
100788. In US presidential elections what constitutes a landslide? Did Obama win by a landslide?
100789. How many footballers played for both Real Madrid and Barcelona over the years?
100790. In the 2008 US presidential election what percentages and how many votes did the other minor candidates get?
100791. After Obama's term is up, will he be automatically reinstated as a senator or will he have to run again?
100792. Hungarian violinist (1891-1959), son of a Turkish father and a Moravian mother, formed a string quartet ensemble with a violist who was later a famous composer and the brother of this violist who played cello. This ensemble made the first live versions of dozens of modern and contemporary works, including Bartok. They left a few recordings. Who was this violinist and what is the name of the quartet?
100793. Which regent is the likely inspiration for the nursery rhyme ?Old King Cole??
100794. During the first season of 'The Brady Bunch,' Florence Henderson donned a wig for the role of Carol Brady. What off-Broadway production was she starring in at the time that necessitated this move by the producers?
100795. Why, according to Greek folklore, might a person be healed through the wearing of a dead Amphisbaena?
100796. How is the subject of HBO's "Naked States" related in name to the origins of The Boomtown Rats' "I Don't Like Mondays"?
100797. Which song by a pioneering alternative rock band is inspired by the biblical story of Samson? Hint: 1989, and forget about Tom Jones.
100798. At what speed is a fast ball considered a fast ball?
100799. Which state in America last declared Christmas Day a legal holiday?
100800. How many Christmases does Margaret Mitchell write about in 'Gone With the Wind'?
100801. In the show "Drake & Josh" what is the name of the movie theater where Josh works?
100803. How long can you be Vice President in the United States?
100804. How many albums did Dio sell?
100805. How much does a Ralph Nader 2008 election T-shirt cost?
100806. Why do 8 times more women than men suffer from fibromyalgia?
100807. What major American city was named after a Roman consul?
100808. How much does a McCain-Palin t-shirt cost on his campaign website?
100809. How many campaign t-shirts were leftover from the Obama and McCain campaigns?
100810. Which dance did Salome perform before Herod?
100811. Which fruit contains the most calories?
100812. What is the minimum age for a three-star cognac?
100813. Where was the ancient city of Petra?
100814. What animal are the Canary Islands named after?
100815. How long was the Hundred Years' War?
100816. From which country do Panama hats come from?
100817. What is King George VI's first name?
100818. Famous Belgian string quartet ensemble since 1912;
did many first live of modern works, and
recordings are already legendary. What is the name of this quartet that is still active and using the same original name?
100820. In Portuguese, which two fruits have 7-letter words with 5 of the letters being a, b, and c, and what is the difference in their pronunciation?
100821. T.S. Eliot once penned a short work with the concluding line, "as Firefrorefiddle, the Fiend of the Fell." How is this work related in name to the father of Kissyfur?
100822. How is a 1931 flick that netted an Oscar for director Norman Taurog related in name to a canine from 'The Thin Man' movies?
100823. How is the 2008 album by Versailles, featuring the song ?Aristocrat's Symphony? related to Sir John Major?s daughter-in-law?
100824. Why did M.W. Shapira die by his own hand in March 1884?
100825. Who is the US President who spent the most time abroad during his tenure as President?
100826. I recently replaced 29 year old trim boards around windows that had been stained and polyurethaned. Can these pieces of wood be used for kindling in our wood stove?
100827. How fast is a knot in mph?
100829. How big will Sydney's new pygmy hippo get?
100830. Who did Barney Bush bite?
100831. Who is Oprah's 'Mr. Man?'
100833. What kind of dog do Melia and Sasha want?
100834. When did the ISBN numbers for books start?
100835. On 'The Little Rascals' TV show, who said, "I take a cold shower every morning"?
100836. The marvelous Goldberg Variations had been transcribed and recorded to a strings chamber ensemble. Who made it and who were the players of
100838. I've recently watched a documentary about the Titanic, and they said one of the things which contributed to the tragedy was the fact that it was a moonless night. So where is the moon on a moonless night?
100840. What is the proper comma usage for the sentence 'I like candy but it is fattening?'
100841. Was the card game Gin Rummy named after alcohol?
100842. In the pavement of an arcade uniting the sacred with the profane and named for a monarch
is a figure commemorating his birthplace. Why do tourists, and perhaps locals, pirouette upon it?
100844. What has Barrack Obama said about Puerto Rico?
100845. Who is Prussiluskan?
100846. What is the lowest point in Europe?
100847. What country passed the Health Insurance Bill of 1883, and was it the first of its kind in the world?
100848. In Italian, what is the meaning of 'redente' and what is its historical meaning?
100849. What team did Lou Holtz coach in college?
100850. How is the Slovenian entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2001 related in name to the death of Samudra, Amrozi bin Nurhasyim and his brother Mukhlas?
100851. What adds the pink colouring to umeboshi?
100852. How is the defense counsel for Edward Donald Slovik related in name to ?the Black Thomas Edison??
100853. What composition was the liniment that ?the weeping philosopher? self-prescribed for his edema?
100854. What is the fear of being last called?
100855. What actor played Moses in a John Wayne movie?
100856. Do they still make the US two dollar bill? If not, are the bills rare?
100857. Who is considered to be the very first Jew and what event made him so?
100858. If woodchucks are able to chuck wood, what is the maximum amount of wood that they can chuck?
100859. Of all the chess grand masters in the world, what percent of them are women?
100860. Are there other sports teams like Barcelona FC who advertize UNICEF, wearing a non-commercialized squad shirt?
100863. Does the original War Memorial at Kohima carry the phrase "for their tomorrow," or "for your tomorrow we gave our today"? Can anyone find a photograph of the actual memorial plaque?
100864. What is vishing?
100865. Belgian violinist and teacher (1898-1949), Ysaye's
pupil and fine interpreter of French and Belgium
chamber music. He left several excellent recordings. Had a famous pupil. Who was he?
100866. Which genre of rock does the band Led Zeppelin fall into?
100867. Which 90s band officially released (apart from its own material) covers of songs by Bauhaus, Echo & the Bunnymen, The KLF and... Peggy Lee?
100868. How many webkinz were made by November 9?
100870. What was Thumper's girlfriend's name in 'Bambi'?
100871. What is the name of the sabre-toothed cat in the Flintstones?
100872. Besides humans, which species (if any) have appeared in every single Star Trek series?
100875. What European countries have banned all Communist organizations?
100876. Is a Jew and an Israelite the same thing?
100877. What Baltic republic existed between 1920 and 1922?
100878. What island was called "Island of the Dead" by the Arabs?
100879. Who has been the youngest Chess Grandmaster?
100880. If you face north, and turn only your head towards south, and something is in front of you, where is it?
100881. This American violinist, born 1928, was a child
prodigy, pupil of Louis Persinger and had a very
successful career. Her recording of the Sibelius' violin concerto in the 50s is legendary. She's a
respected teacher. Who is she?
100882. "I owe everything to my mother," was said by which British Prime Minister?
100883. What is the motto in the book 'Hard Times'?
100885. Can you cite examples of completely bald state leaders (prime ministers, kings, etc.)?
100886. What is the source for the Hollywood superstition that a question mark in a movie title results in bad box office figures? e.g. "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" without a question mark.
100887. Where did the idea come from that drawing a perfect circle freehand is a sign of genius?
100888. What is the difference between a chapel, a church, and a cathederal?
100889. Who coined the phrase "rock and roll"?
100890. What was the first ice cream flavor eaten?
100891. How did we get the expression "in the nick of time"?
100893. Which two of the 50 states do not use the system of counties?
100894. When was the first modern day World Series held?
100895. Which figure of speech is "to be or not to be" an example of?
100897. Who is Ellen Degeneres' house DJ?
100898. This person, who went to the Golden Gate by motor, can somehow be linked to a château in Québec. How?
100899. Neither health insurance nor snake, this carnivore that is not an animal, is the sole species safeguarded by this tiny park that is neither in Western Australia nor near the capital of Tuscany but rather in the western United States. What is it and where is it preserved?
100900. This space will open up in February of 2009 in the United States, probably leading to new wall penetrating devices. What is it?
100901. This hit that recently turned silver was to have been known by less thrilling names. What were they?
100902. What was discovered in Berlin that made a sad but important confirmation?
100903. What is Frankincense?
100904. Which is the nearest commonwealth country to the UK?
100905. What is the most popular paid for UK tourist attraction?
100906. It seems that this Hungarian composer wrote two violin concertos, but only the first has been published, and it's one of the most beautiful, romantic concertos of the 19th century. Milstein's
recording is already legendary. Who was this guy?
100907. Who had the most UK hit records without a number one?
100908. How many Civil War veterans were alive when the US first celebrated Veterans Day in 1919?
100909. Is the U.S. state of Oklahoma considered a southern state?
100910. What percent of Jimi Hendrix's ethnicity was Native American?
100911. The vendor of the 'Final Edition' may encourage you to buy by shouting what?
100912. Is the Caspian Sea in Europe or Asia?
100913. Do Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan belong to Europe or Asia?
100914. Which President plans to move his country?
100915. Which is the only animal to eat bees?
100916. Is it true that pearls will melt in vinegar?
100918. In which Gulf country is the TV channel Al Jazeera situated?
100919. In the movie "Sweet Home Alabama" with Reese Witherspoon, what group sings the song of the same name?
100920. What two phases was the moon between on July 20,1969 when man first walked on the moon?
100921. Why was the rum served on British Navy ships called "grog"?
100922. Why is the age of Bobby Fischer at his death very significant?
100923. How many pitchers, if any, faced both Babe Ruth and Roger Maris?
100924. When did Everlast first become associated with boxing?
100926. Who was the long lived French violinist and teacher who made few recordings and had a very famous younger brother who died before him?
100927. What do these Shakespeare plays have in common:
Julius Ceasar, Richard III, Hamlet and Macbeth ?
100928. What is the term applied to the gathering together of weather forecasts from various recording stations?
100929. What is the only dog allowed to give evidence in a US courtroom?
100930. Who was the British artist who collaborated with John Masefield to produce a book of poems and pictures about Norfolk?
100931. What is the name of the stick used to rest the brush hand when painting?
100932. What is the name of the TV series also known as a breakfast favourite?
100933. What do you call the cloth used to cover the chalice?
100934. There is a poem briefly recited in the film "The History Boys." I think the boy said it was by Stevie Smith, of "Not Waving but Drowning" fame. It went something like this: "England, you've been here too long, And the songs are the songs you've sung." Those might not be the exact words, but does anyone know the name of the poem and the author, and where I can get a copy of it?
100935. How many US Presidents only served a four year term?
100936. Why are words such as "favorite" and "color" able to be spelled a different way and also correctly?
100937. How many horror franchises have had more than five films?
100938. Hit with a fist, puppet friend of Judy, alcoholic drink; which meaning of Punch came first?
100939. How many letters are in the whole song of "Hey God" by Bon Jovi?
100940. What is the difference between Holland and the Netherlands?
100941. In which vintage PC game is the maximal score for level number one 8,650 points and 19,925 points for level number two?
100944. Who first coined the name ?Australia??
100945. Who said, "Homes really are no more than the people who live in them"?
100946. What is Dr. David Warren?s claim to fame?
100948. What physician has the email address email@example.com?
100949. How is the hometown of the author of 'Christian Ballads and Other Poems' related to the death of Mitch Mitchell?
100950. How is golfer "Lord Byron's" birthday related to the national anthem of the country with the largest city called Luanda?
100951. How is Buffy Anne Summers' stuffed pig related in name to bean farmer Perfecto Salazar Lopez?
100952. Which famous British theatre director told The Guardian in 2005 that he more than anything else hated art and culture?
100953. Which Spanish city still has a statue of Francisco Franco prominently featured?
100954. In Mexican history, what is known as The December Mistake?
100955. What Micronesian island was first sighted by a Russian navigator?
100956. How long in their lives does the average person spend on the toilet?
100957. What is the name of the young man in Nepal who many consider to be god or a reincarnation of Buddha?
100959. Gershwin had a satiric piece with the names of four great Russian violinists of his time: Jascha, Mischa, Toscha and Sascha. J was Heifetz, T was Seidel, M was Elman. Who was Sascha?
100960. How long is Shinedown's album "The Sound of Madness"?
100961. What estimated percentage of worldwide e-mail traffic is pure spam?
100962. In the film "Mars Attacks," what is the name of the director's dog?
100963. Custard the cat is the pet of which children's TV character?
100964. What do the names Kimber, Aja and Shana have in common?
100965. In celebration of Prince Charles' 60th birthday, who was the oldest Prince of Wales?
100966. What is a group of mongrel dogs called?
100967. What is a batú?
100968. What do the names Helen, Arabella, Venetia and Frederica have in common?
100970. How many soldiers accompanied the first emperor of Imperial China to the afterlife in 210 BC?
100971. Why was the Great Sphinx built?
100972. Who painted ?The last Supper??
100973. Who were Ulf and Eilaf?
100974. How is the world's "first practical steamboat" related in name to a sister city of Kaga, Japan?
100975. How is the first American black Marine Corps general related in name to the original ?Sun-Maid girl??
100976. How is a character portrayed by Meshilem Weisenfreund in the 1935 flick ?Dr. Socrates? related in name to the hometown of Chester Robert Huntley?
100977. How is the strange song intro "Gunter glieben glauten globen" related to a very popular single by Badfinger released on December 5th, 1969?
100978. What group's motto is Blood and Fire?
100980. How many US Presidents owned no pets?
100981. Which is grammatically correct, "a unique" or "an unique," as the first sounds correct, but the second looks correct?
100982. Should the phrase "for goodness sake" have an apostrophe after the last 's' in goodness?
100983. Does anyone know the nine letter word used which was an old art of studying clouds?
100984. Axl Rose's ex-wife, Erin Everly, remarried several years ago. Who is she married to?
100985. Who was this undervaluated neo-romantic Russian composer and pianist who left many fine works for the piano and three splendid violin sonatas, one of them epic?
100986. What are the words to the extended verses of the "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" theme song, seen and heard in some early episode including season one's "Someday my Prince will be in Effect"?
100987. Which is the largest of the Trucial states?
100988. Through which ocean does the International Dateline pass?
100989. Which current Srilankan spinner is a soldier by profession?
100990. Who was the first Indian woman to win a medal at the Olympics?
100991. Who was Hemming, of ancient Denmark fame?
100992. Why is there a controversy over national identity in Moldova?
100993. Who were the Giudicati?
100994. Who is Jebtsundamba Khutuktu?
100995. Which woman from Montenegro was once Empress consort of Ethiopia?
100996. Where do we get the magic word "abracadabra"?
100997. Where do we get the name "abacus" for the counting device used by the Chinese and others?
100998. Are there really any dogs that are non-allergic?
100999. Who made history in the US army for becoming a 4 star general?