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Questions From Apr 07 09
104501. In the movie "Slumdog Millionaire" they speak of a 1973 Indian movie called "Zanjeer" starring Amitabh Bachchan. Is this movie and actor fiction or real?
104502. How tall is Bibendum?
104503. The popular TV show "Lost" tells of a number of survivors on a near deserted Pacific island after a plance crash. However, one survivor named Hugo 'Hurley' Reyes, is overweight. How, on this deserted island, is Hugo maintaining his great weight?
104504. Born in London in 1963, which man who, the worse he did at what he was famous for the more popular he became, became an embarrassment to the establishment who tightened their standards so that nobody could follow his example?
104505. In "Nobody Writes to the Colonel" (El coronel no tiene quien le escriba) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, where in the village do the main character and his wife live?
104506. What is a slave bead?
104507. What is a trinket?
104508. Is the world population of polar bears currently increasing or decreasing?
104509. What was explorer/adventurer Steve Fossett known as after his disappearance on 3 September 2007?
104510. In Haribo Starmix, what is the white part of the rings? Is it a fruit? If so, which fruit is it?
104511. When Newcastle Brown Ale moved production from Newcastle to Gateshead, they lost something. Can anybody tell me what was lost?
104512. What is the origin of the quote, "Discrimination is the weakness of the human heart, looking down upon others, while placing themselves too high?"
104513. Which are the only animals that use their knuckles to walk with?
104514. Is it true that there is a Temple in Sri-Lanka dedicated to a tooth of the Buddha? If yes, then what is the name of the temple?
104515. Which scientist was invited to become the President of Israel in 1952, but turned down the offer; why did he do so?
104516. What do we call the flat horizontal top or hat which is worn at graduation ceremonies?
104517. Not, as one might at first think, by Donizetti, this little opera has a prominent character named after a musical instrument not found in most classical orchestras. Who is he, what is the opera and who is it by?
104518. Who holds the unique record of having scored over 150 runs in one inning against each test playing nation?
104520. What material are the arrestor cables on aircraft carriers made from?
104521. There is a man who has spent decades walking huge distances in the Australian outback collecting money for the Royal Flying Doctor Service. One such trek included walking from Adelaide to the tip of Cape York. What is his name?
104522. Which businessman turned cricket upside-down in 1977 when he lured many test cricketers away from test matches to play World Series Cricket?
104523. In 1905 a famous mutiny took place aboard what Russian battleship, and was this connected to the Red uprising?
104524. Who holds the record for the fastest ever T20, twenty twenty or 20/20 century made to date?
104525. What eliminates the minerals that cause hard water?
104526. How many people were arrested at the notorious Battle of the Beanfield and how many of those arrests actually led to convictions?
104527. What exactly is the difference between a new moon and a full moon?
104528. What is the name of the man who was shown by video to be unfairly pushed by London police, causing him to have a heart attack?
104529. What is the origin of the word "Poms" as in the Aussies vs the Poms for the Ashes? I've read and heard a couple of different trails of thought.
104530. Except for the fact that they are all Indian, what links K.S. Ranjitsinghji, K.S. Duleepsinghji, B.C. Khanna, P.B. Dutta, Swaranjit Singh, Santhosh Reddy and A.N. Bhatia?
104531. When Mark "Junior" Waugh broke the record for Test catches by a fielder, who was the England batsman?
104532. In both the original and the remake of "The Parent Trap," the girls were sent to a camp that was located in which state?
104533. When will the UK change their currency to the Euro?
104535. Who was the second non-acting Prime Minister of India after Jawaharlal Nehru?
104536. How many times has A.R. Rahman received the Filmfare Award (Hindi) for the best Music Director?
104537. In the IPL, the highest run scorer gets the orange cap. What does the highest wicket taker get?
104538. As of now, in any T20 match, what is the highest score by an individual?
104539. What is Vi Subversa's real name?
104540. The wife of which current president refuses to live with him in his official residence?
104544. Ecominders donates 1% of their profits to what organization?
104545. This famous Looney Tunes character was first introduced in "Porky's Duck Hunt" on April 17, 1937. Who was it?
104547. Which is more environmentally friendly: A flat, wide warehouse or a skyscraper?
104548. What are the three "R's" that help guide us in using fewer resouces and cutting down the amount of waste we produce?
104549. Which accounts for the greatest percentage of water use in the United States; industry, agriculture, private homes or individuals?
104550. How much is Queen Elizabeth II's art collection worth?
104551. Whose girl does Rick want?
104552. Why is Perth, Western Australia known as 'The City of Lights'?
104553. What connects The Beach Boys, Queen, AC/DC and The Rolling Stones?
104554. In the episode of CSI entitled "Paper or Plastic," when the CSI first looks at the security footage, what is playing on the TV just to the left?
104555. What is the national animal of Russia?
104556. What is the national animal and bird of Pakistan?
104557. Which is the smallest animal and bird in the world?
104558. Is the Antarctic ice shelf shrinking?
104559. I got a phone call today about a gardening job.
The guy told me to make my way to Meikleour, and take some gardening shears. Why am I not so keen on the job?
104560. That pesky job agency has been on the phone again! They want me to fill in a hole in an area of Aberdeen called Rubislaw and they were going to supply the shovel. Why did I turn him down this time?
104561. After all that thinking about work, I felt I needed a bit of relaxation. So I went to my local park in Hazlehead. While I was strolling around I thought about one of Scotlands greatest Kings, and gave a silent thanks to him. Why?
104562. Was there really a "Wild Man of Borneo" or is it just a legend?
104563. What is a Dupatta?
104564. What is the world's largest Easter egg?
104565. In the episode of George Lopez entitled "Long Time No See," Carmen and Angie exchange some words in French. What was the meaning of the words in English?
104566. Who killed who in "Way of The Dragon"?
104567. Other than Iran, where is the Chador commonly used?
104568. What is Mahram?
104569. A young beauty who became one of Hollywood's great leading ladies dangled her legs from atop a piano as a national president was trying to keep his mind on tinkling the ivories. A cousin of hers is currently the president of another nation. What is her stage name, and which version of their surname do she and her cousin share?
104570. Who coined the term "White Power?"
104571. A palindrome commemorates a great engineering feat (and its prime mover). What exotic (non-local; also quite weird) animal lent its name to a social organization linked to that project? Hint: The order, or club, originally held mock trials as part of their amusements.
104572. What is the shortest verse in the Old Testament?
104573. What was the first successful American murder conviction based entirely on fiber evidence?
104574. What is the world's largest hot cross bun?
104575. What is the name given to the camouflage uniform Australian Defence personnel wear?
104576. What is the nickname given to the implement formerly supplied with rations that acted as a spoon and can opener in one?
104577. What is the name for the 'pointy' caps airforce personnel are seen wearing?
104578. What was Elvis Presley's army service number?
104579. In the movie 'Billu', what was the song's name in which Kareena Kapoor made a special appearance?
104580. What are the names of the five actresses which made their special appearance in the song 'Phir Milenge Chalte Chalte'?
104581. Which two U.S. presidents were known as "Old Hickory" and "Old Kinderhook" respectively, and how did they come to be known by those names?
104582. How many monkeys are in a "Barrel Full of Monkeys"?
104583. I recently heard the host of a nationally broadcast radio show state that there is enough retail space in the United States to provide a living space for each person in the country. I believe this includes unoccupied retail space. Could this statement be true?
104584. Who was the face of Britannia on British coins?
104585. Who says he will, but it always means he won't?
104586. Where is the only place in Australia that dolphins visit daily?
104587. What connects Keith, Widmore, Odysseus and Natalie Wood?
104588. Thanks to Midget40. What connects Sugar, Aftermath, Keith and Fingers?
104589. What is the name of a country, when if we reverse the name of that country, it becomes a bird's name?
104590. What is the link between Sachin Tendulkar and Waqar Younis?
104591. In the movie 'Billu' there were three appearances. One was Kareena Kapoor. Who were the others?
104592. What links pneumatic tyres, deep fried Mars bars and the earliest land animal?
104593. What is the biological reason for Spanish fly being considered an aphrodisiac?
104594. What is the oldest reference book?
104595. If everybody in the world were to get a square meter of personal space, could they all fit in Iceland?
104596. What word in the English language, when written, can be turned upside down to result in an abbreviation of the antonym of the original word?
104597. What is an Auroch?
104598. Of the standard 52 Letters in the English Alphabet, (26 uppercase and 26 lowercase) which was the last letter to be recognised by the symbol which resembles it today? (eg. O is a circle; x is two crossing lines)
104599. How did "QQ" end up being a synonym for crying?
104600. Who is generally regarded as the highest paid athlete in the world, at the moment, excluding endorsments?
104601. Which country pays the highest wages to its cricketers?
104602. What is the highest price ever paid for a baggy green? For the non-cricketing people, an Australian cap awarded to players that represent their country in test cricket.
104603. Why does the atlas or globe show north on top and south on bottom? Why is it not the other way around?
104604. Why is Boxing Day (December 26th) so named?
104605. Which is hottest; chili, mustard, curry or wasabi?
104606. What is the name given to craftsmen who engrave on grains of rice?
104607. Who is the driver who has won the most (WRC) World Rally Championships?
104608. Which US president had the longest nose, or at least, which presidents were famous for having long noses?
104609. Who is the woman who appears on the cover of This Mortal Coil's "It'll End In Tears"?
104610. If at point A the temperature is T1 and at point B it is T2, then how many routes between A and B exist where all the temperatures between T1 and T2 can be measured?
104611. How many Peeps bunnies, end-to-end, would it take to circle the moon?
104612. Job agancy phoned again, they want me to go and clean something; it's in a Mosque, somewhere in Oman. The guy told me to take a feather duster and a big pair of steps, a really big pair of steps. I had to decline the job, far to busy! What did he want me to clean?
104613. As at December 31, 2008, who where the five richest people in the world, based on net worth?
104616. In which Harry Potter book does he meet Cho Chang in the Owlery as she is sending a present to her mother?
104617. How did Bloody Mary get her name?
104618. What is Australia's largest fringing coral reef?
104619. Who did the Angels come and take while she was at home all alone?
104620. What connects McGraw, Karl Jenkins, Abelard and Barry Ryan?
104622. What connects North Carolina, National Treasure, Billy Martin and Lucas?
104623. Cleopatra used the juice of what common salad ingredient to preserve her skin?
104624. What connects Boyd, Menzies and Peppermint?
104625. In the beginning of the book by the same name, how does Huck Finn assure the readers of his veracity?
104626. What is the name of the very large candle that is lit in each RC church on Easter?
104627. During the time period when New York City had three baseball teams (New York Yankees, New York Giants, and Brooklyn Dodgers), how did MLB organize their schedules?
104628. What connects the Santiago Staff, Fred Astaire and Luke?
104629. How long does a hard boiled egg last refrigerated and unrefrigerated?
104630. Who are the jelly beans for in "Here Comes Peter Cottontail?"
104631. What is the highest cost ever placed on a Fabergé egg?
104632. Does it make a difference to a rabbit's hearing, whether or not its ears lay down or stick straight up?
104633. What is the highest price ever paid for a cricket bat?
104634. Who is currently the oldest player playing test cricket for his country?
104635. Who is currently the youngest player playing test cricket for his country?
104636. Master of the macabre, Edgar Allen Poe, has just been on the phone. (I know he's dead, but masters of the macabre can do these sort of things.) He is starting up a library, and he wants me to look out for a few books. The books he wants are "The Dance of Death," "Narrative of the Life of James Allen, alias Jonas Pierce, alias James H. York, alias Burley Grove, the Highwayman, Being His Death-bed Confession to the Warden of the Massachusetts State Prison" and "A True and Perfect Relation of the Whole Proceedings Against the Late Most Barbarous Traitors, Garnet A. Jesuit and His Confederates." Why would he want these books?
104637. Which is the only country in the world where temples are made of gold?
104638. Where is the world's longest man-made canal?
104639. In which Chinese city do you can see the Terracotta Army?
104640. A couple celebrating their crystal wedding anniversary have been married for how many years?
104641. What is the loudest recorded 'crow' from a rooster?
104642. Why do chickens throw things onto their backs?
104643. What weight was the heaviest dog ever measured?
104644. What is the highest leap ever recorded for a dog?
104645. John just called in by. He was just asking if I could give him my old IBM 5100. I had to say no, because I was away to visit family and time was of the essence! Before he went, I managed to persuade him to put on my lottery ticket for next week. Who is John and why would I want him to put my ticket on?
104646. What connects Bridge, Forde, Craig and Elijah?
104647. What is Hadith?
104648. What is Hanbali?
104649. What is bid?ah?
104650. What was decided during Durban II?
104651. What is the highest selling fast food hamburger in the world?
104652. What US cities, at any time in their history, have had two or more MLB teams?
104653. Why have recently unearthed papers, about the 25th August 1944, made me feel really uneasy about an historic event?
104654. What is the highest recorded yield of wheat and where was it achieved?
104655. The agency has been in touch. They want me to repair a couple of things. One in Brig'o'Turk, the other on Vashon Island. They told me to take a couple of spanners, a bit of oil, and a saw. I told him he must be out of his tree!
Why am I not doing this job?
104656. What are darning needles and horse stringers better known as?
104657. What part of the brain is tested by a CAPTCHA or Fuzzy Logic problem?
104658. Apart from rattlesnakes, what is another species of venomous snake native to British Columbia?
104662. What is the etymology and meaning of the word mazora? Is it an Italian surname or related to the Hebrew terms Misna or Masora? My late father was born in the little town named Masore in Slovenia.
104663. Sind, Sinth or Sint is a group of people related to Gypsies; a rather closed society presumbly from Punjab, India and inhabiting Europe at about the same time as Gypsies. Does anybody have more information about them?
104664. What is the etymology or origin of the surname Sauli or Savli?
104666. What is a sentence which contains all 26 letters of the English alphabet?
104668. Who was the first Plantagenet king?
104669. Whose image is on the Australian $10 note?
104670. Honalee is the home to what famous character?
104671. What connects Rabbit, pirates, Vadim and Bunny?
104672. Mitsubishi just called, they have a huge problem with a new model of car! It seems that the sat nav is playing up. It is only giving audio directions in "Doric". They think it is maybe haunted by an early advisor for the company.
Who could they possibly mean?
104673. What is the definition of amplitude in a wave equation?
104674. In which book did Harry Potter buy the 'Dream Oracle' for use in divination?
104675. The Cutty Sark is often quoted as the fastest tea clipper, but what is the name of the ship that was never outrun by her?
104676. Which country is known as the "Pearl of Africa"?
104677. Is it true that snails breathe through their feet?
104678. What unit is used to measure noise?
104679. Which state is the largest producer of coffee in India?
104680. What is the name for people who study the Turin Shroud?
104682. Why is dark chocolate better for you than milk chocolate?
104683. Which country consumes the most coffee per head of population in the world?
104684. Which country consumes the most tea per head of population in the world?
104685. Which country consumes the most hamburgers per head of population in the world?
104686. The original extends his welcoming arms in one Scandinavian capital, but the newest copy arose in another, not as a lion, but as a special kind of lamb. Who made the first one, and of what is the most recent one made?
104687. What were Mr. Ed's first words to Wilbur?
104688. What is a Tarpan?
104689. What is the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea?
104690. What is a Frikandel?
104691. What is Kushari?
104692. Today the US government announced a change in its policies concerning Cuba. What are these changes?
104693. What is "mazore"?
104694. What fate befell the pirate Anne Bonney?
104695. How much does the weight of water change when it is frozen?
104696. How far from the geographic North Pole is the closest human settlement?
104697. How long is the largest ever measured solar flare?
104698. Headline: "Scientist wants to fight financial crisis with frogs!" What was the story behind the headline?
104699. I've always wanted to be a wrestler, but the WWE is so constricting. I want to go somewhere where I can fight Jason Voorhes, slam Superman, beat up Batman, mash Michael Myers and finish off Freddy Krueger. Where can I find such a wrestling world?
104700. After being kicked out of my last gig, I met this weird guy who told me all about his brothers adventures. Flood, stars, fire, giant plants, a damsel in distress, shrooms, hatching eggs and pipes. Who is the guy and more importantly who is he talking about?
104702. How many US citizens died in the Titanic disaster?
104703. After getting away from the storyteller I decided to catch a train. In the station I encountered a beautiful woman with pink hair who seemed all to eager to help me. Unfortunately her eagerness caused my ticket to be knocked out of my hand and into a sewer. After apolgizing she walked around the corner. I followed her but when I rounded the corner I could not find her! Instead I discovered a girl with different characteristics that I had never seen before. She seemed to know me as she smiled and waved at me before walking away. Despite my best efforts the girl I had met before was not anywhere to be found and nobody I asked seemed to remember seeing her leave. Who was this mysterious woman and why can't I find her?
104704. What is the connection between
Louis XIV and solar activity?
104705. Who was the last Plantagenet King?
104706. What connection does Banjo Patterson have to an Australian Prime Minister?
104707. Who does Dexy want to come on?
104708. What connects Orange, Hastings, Romeo and Kirk?
104710. What is the name for the study of rocks?
104711. I was going to start making my own wine and beer, but my lovely wife is aghast at the idea. She keeps saying, "What will the neighbours say?" (Well, she doesn't really, but it makes the questions more interesting.) I have tried to convince her that it is a science, and that it is even an "ology"! Help me out people, what is the name for people who study this sort of thing?
104713. What is the collective noun for a group of spiders?
104714. What is the whole arc of a circle called?
104715. Does anyone know if Christopher Craig, who was an accomplice of Derek Bentley's in the infamous "Let him have hit it" trial, is still alive? I can't seem to find any information on the internet.
104716. I got a new job at the local timber yard. I will be selling all sorts of wooden items. The thing is, my wife thinks I can do better. I have tried to convince her that it's a good job, and that it even has a fancy Greek name. Unfortunately, I have forgotten what a seller of wood is called. Can anybody remind me?
104717. Who is Chuck Close, the artist?
104718. How many guests could the first class dining room of the Titanic handle?
104719. What type of playing cards did Nintendo originally make under the "Nintendo Koppai" name in the late 1800's - early 1900's?
104720. Considering that Antarctica is covered in ice, has there been a precise measurement made of its land mass?
104721. Can the Atlanta Airport accomodate the Airbus A380?
104722. What is it called when a Roman Catholic Bishop is elevated to a Cardinal?
104724. What was the full name of Sir Isaac Newton?
104725. Is anyone able to find a breakdown of what countries the people were from that died in the Titanic disaster?
104726. Who holds the men's and women's world record in the outdoor pole vault, and what height and in what year was this achieved?
104727. What male and female athlete, apart from Sergey and Yelena, have jumped the highest in the history of outdoor pole vaulting? What heights and in what year was this achieved?
104728. Who created those "Zwinky" anime figures you see on all those Internet ads?
104729. In Alfred Hitchcock's "Psycho", roughly how far into the film is it before Janet Leigh is killed in the shower scene?
104730. In what year did the United States last win the America's Cup?
104731. Who currently holds the world record for the fastest ever pass in a top fuel dragster?
104732. What is the current land speed record?
104733. How many climbers have successfully conquered Mt Everest since Hillary and Norgay?
104734. The nightingale, cuckoo and canary have what in common musically?
104735. Who was the Black Prince and how did he die?
104736. Which New Zealand-born Australian servicewoman was the most decorated of the Allies in World War II?
104737. What John Denver song is dedicated to a ship?
104738. What connects Bowie, Doris, Craighead and Shakin?
104739. What is the name of the graphic designer who is sometimes credited with directing the shower scene in Hitchcock's "Psycho"?
104740. Why are old sewing machines changing hands for up to 50,000 US dollars in Riyadh?
104741. Why is the Spanish government considering an asylum request from Moszy?
104742. Which state of India means "Land of Gems"?
104743. Is it true that cows have four stomachs, and if so, what are their functions?
104744. Is it true that boric powder drives cockroaches away from the house and that cockroaches do not like to eat pickles?
104745. What is the science of fingerprinting called?
104746. In football, is there a difference between an overhead kick and a scissor kick?
104747. What is North America's most venomous spider?
104748. Why does the State flag of Ohio have a strange double pennant shape?
104750. What famous actor started stage performance initally as a way to help improve his stutter?
104751. Worldwide, how many Big Macs are sold on an average daily basis?
104752. In what capacity was Janet Napolitano involved in the prosecution of Timothy McVeigh?
104753. Why is it that about 99% of food cans are ribbed? Is there any practical reason for this?
104754. Can you tell me the story behind this headline that might have intrigued Tom Lehrer? Headline: "Man charged over pigeon pants."
104755. What is the number one and number two most popular websites in the world?
104756. Who is the tallest cricketer to ever play for his country?
104757. Who is the shortest cricketer to ever play for his country?
104758. What is the name of the phobia of looking up in high places or buildings?
104759. Is there a patron saint of computers or of the Internet, and if so, what were the circumstances behind it?
104760. Most of you know that Christopher Paolini's first book in the Inheritance cycle, 'Eragon' was made into a movie in 2006, and I had heard that 'Eldest' will be made too. So, do any of you know when it will be made, or is it made already?
104761. Who was Blanche of Lancaster?
104762. What Peter Allen song is about his family?
104763. Who's worried about missing the last plane out of Sydney?
104764. What connects Diamond, Records, Monaco and Kennedy?
104765. How is a pearl made?
104766. What is the first mention of the humble carrot in recorded history?
104767. Where did "Mungo's mother hang herself"?
104768. Who first discovered potatoes?
104769. What type of map projection is used where Greenland is bigger than normal?
104770. Is it true that Alfred Hitchcock had no belly button?
104771. What are all the characters that Adam Sandler plays in the movie 'Bedtime Stories'?
104772. What connects the surnames Shepherd, Clark, Banister and Silver?
104773. Recently classified information on the mysterious Area 51 US military base has been made public. What almost certainly was the cause of all those UFO sightings near the base?
104774. How long is it estimated that it takes for glass to naturally degrade in nature?
104777. Why did the owner of the house commit suicide in the original 'Alone in the Dark'?
104778. Does Mark Viduka still play for Newcastle United in EPL? If yes, how many games has he played and how many goals has he scored in the current season?
104779. What Welsh town organised "Olympic Games" long before the French Baron de Coubertin officially re-invented them?
104780. What kind of "skirt" got its name from a Scandinavian word for tucking up your clothes?
104781. What famous "Italian" adventurer may actually have been born as a member of a Croatian "chicken-family" on the Isle of Korcula?
104782. Where in the world is the longest unsupported span bridge?
104783. At what altitude is the world's highest bridge?
104785. What is the heaviest load ever lifted off the ground by an aircraft, including aircraft weight?
104786. What is currently or has been the world's fastest jet aircraft, not including space rockets?
104789. Which are best to protect you from scurvy: lemons or limes?
104790. Why do fools fall in love?
104791. For Schools Financial Credit Union, what does "CDE" stand for?
104792. How is unleaded gasoline made?
104793. Why, in the brilliant concept album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," do the Beatles choose only to give Ringo Starr the alter ego name "Billy Shears," while the rest of them remain nameless?
104794. Which breed of dog has a blue tongue?
104795. Who is known as the Father of Geography?
104796. Which capital and megacity's name translated means "the bellybutton of the waters of the moon"?
104797. What is a D-Check?
104798. What was the news story behind the intriguing headline "You can't fire me, I'm drunk!"?
104799. What was the last Major League Baseball team
to lead its league in all six Triple Crown stats? (Average, Home Runs, RBIs/Wins, Strikeouts, ERA -- as a team -- not individuals on the team)
104800. In 'By the Light of the Moon' by Dean Koontz, when sitting in the middle of a New Mexico desert, when commenting about her appearance, what infamous horror movie does Jillian Jackson reference?
104801. In a French restaurant's kitchen, what are the appropriate culinary positions and what are the various ranks of these positions within the kitchen?
104802. How many female Pharoahs have there been?
104803. On which song did Eminem and Elton John duet?
104804. Besides Vatican City, has a nation ever had a continous elected monarchy?
104805. Who owns The Advertiser (Adelaide)?
104806. This arena used to be called The Clipsal Powerhouse. What is it now called, and what is its capacity to the nearest thousand?
104807. What was the address of News Corporation's head office when it first commenced business?
104808. Who wrote Dante's Inferno?
104809. In which year was the first IPL played?
104810. What size is the world's largest gong?
104811. What is the record for the longest time spent underwater by a human without any breathing aparatus?
104812. A man holds the world record for being struck more than anyone else by lightning. Who is he and how many strikes?
104814. Who holds the record for the highest score ever on a game show?
104815. What claim did the House of Tudor have to the English throne?
104816. Which Religious Minister is permanently connected with the Royal Flying Doctor Service?
104817. Who believes in God and Elvis but is still mad at Uncle Sam?
104818. What connects Frenzel, Paulowna, Karenina and Siam?
104819. Why do used car dealers open the hoods on the front row cars?
104820. What links Hampstead Heathers, Reigate Priory and Maidenhead?
104821. Who designed the 1992 Barcelona Olympics team outfit for Lithuania?
104822. How did the Society of Friends get their nickname of "Quakers"?
104823. Were the tribes living in Britain considered to be "Galli" such as their continental "cousins"?
104824. How old is the tradition of Scottish clan tartans?
104825. How many (and what) noun cases does Kannada have?
104826. What was the game of Volleyball first called after it was created and why was it called this?
104827. Who was the first American musical director of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra?
104828. What store in Jacksonville Florida sells Cocaine Energy Drink?
104829. How many South Park episodes have one of the characters saying "You know, I've learned something today..." at the end of the episode?
104831. According to a US TV advertisement, there are some jobs that will not hire people if they have bad credit. What are examples of some of these jobs?
104832. Are peanuts more like peas or more like nuts?
104833. What causes floaters in the eyes?
104834. What was the name of the street and suburb where Don Bradman lived prior to his death in 2001?
104835. Has Nathan Ablett played any games for The Broadbeach Cats in QLD AFL?
104836. What was the name of the famous ship which brought African immigrants to Britain in the 1960's?
104837. Which plane is nicknamed the "Blackbird"?
104838. Which famous cricket umpire's autobiography was entitled "White Cap and Bails"?
104839. What is the longest river of Europe?
104840. Which was the first state in India to achieve full rural electrification?
104841. Is it true that the former Bollywood Actress "Madhubala," appeared as a child actor in the film "Basant" in order to support her family?
104842. Who was the first European to see the Pacific coast of the Americas?
104843. Who was the first European to visit Japan?
104844. Who was the first European to visit China?
104845. Who was the first Chinese to visit Europe?
104846. Which city in South Carolina gave its name to a lively dance in the early 20th century?
104847. Whose marriage forever ended the War of the Roses?
104848. What medals did Nancy Wake receive?
104849. Who doesn't have to put the red light on?
104850. What connects Gillison, Stephens, Cattrall and Stargate?
104851. Who had an accident when he was young in which his hands were crushed and he was told that he would never play the piano again, but became the king of pre-Elvis rock?
104852. What is the title of the signature tune for Glen Miller's dance band in World War II?
104853. Went for a game of golf today. I thought I might as well go to the oldest course in the world. Got to St Andrews, played a perfect round, in perfect weather on the "Old Course". I still came home dissapointed. Why?
104854. What is the origin of the term "Blighty" - used to refer to Britain?
104855. Whom did the Romans mean by the term Celti?
104856. When a quoted word or statement ends a sentence should the punctuation mark appear within or outside the quotation marks?
104857. Who's the narrator of "Meet your Meat"?
104858. With regards to the recent 401k debacle, where exactly was the major loss; employee contributions, employer contributions or related earnings on either of these two contributions?
104859. What is the highest price ever achieved by the Aussie dollar vs the US dollar?
104860. Where does the world's most expensive coffee beans come from?
104861. Counting official birthdays, on how many different dates around the world is Queen Elizabeth II's birthday celebrated in a year?
104862. Before his capture, how much was the reward placed on Ned Kelly?
104863. Who died in the shootout at Glenrowan between the Kelly Gang and the troopers?
104864. How many of Kentucky Fried Chicken's secret herbs and spices have been identified?
104865. What well known US TV personality started as the very first Ronald McDonald ever?
104866. What are Apobetics?
104867. What caused the death of US president Zachary Taylor?
104868. In order, what are the top ten most traded commodities in the world?
104869. I watch a lot of CSI (Vegas and NY). Something isn't clear to me. Some carry guns, some don't; they often ID themselves as police, but they always seem to have to have another policeman present. Are they police officers or not, or is it all just TV fantasy?
104870. Can any man-made object on earth be seen from the moon?
104871. What makes chameleons change colour?
104872. Was Hitler an atheist?
104873. Are there any phrases in English that were borrowed from Russian?
104874. How old were Prince Arthur and Catherine of Aragon when they married?
104875. What famous Australian heart surgeon was gunned down by Triad members?
104876. Who does Lulu want to thank?
104877. What connects Ricky, King, Dean and Ellingham?
104878. How is the 13th element spelled in Canada: Aluminum or Aluminium?
104879. How many non-Catholic people live nowadays in the Republic of Ireland?
104880. Is it true that Filmfare Awards were first called Clares?
104881. Is it true that the veteran Bollywood singer Lata Mangeshkar refused to accept her first Filmfare Award because the Filmfare statuette was designed in the shape of a nude woman and that the Award had to be wrapped up to be accepted by her?
104882. Is it true that Jainism orginated in Gujarat?
104883. Which country has the greatest number of daylight hours?
104884. What was the longest hockey game in NHL history?
104885. Who holds the record for having set the most records?
104886. What movies have grossed over 1 billion total?
104887. How does the 2007 movie "Barricade" end?
104889. What techniques did Glenn Miller used to make his arrangements sound more unique than others' at the time and what pieces did he demonstrate them in?
104890. Glenn Miller was a big band composer. Who were other big band composers and/or arrangers that were popular at the time (WWII) and big band composers that are popular today?
104891. What were popular recording devices for music back in the 1940's?
104892. What recording technology did Glenn Miller use?
104893. What were the sports played in the original Olympics?
104894. In the annals of medical history, has there ever been a documented case of a long tapeworm being expelled through the mouth from a person's digestive tract?
104895. Is the sun shrinking?
104896. Due to evolution why would men have the ability to grow beards but women do not?
104897. What reptile got its name from Spanish for lizard?
104898. Which US president won his election by the biggest difference in votes?
104899. American taxpayers pay $2000.00 a year for Bill Clinton to have what?
104900. Which US President has won his election by the
smallest difference in votes?
104903. What was Lady Jane Greys claim to the British throne?
104904. What famous models career began with an advert for ?Tab? ?
104905. What logical man wants to know who he is?
104906. What connects Bartoli, Burney, Veltz and Simon & Garfunkel?
104907. What is the essential difference, between
"ordinary" sparkling wine and champagne?
104908. What makes pistacchio nuts potentially dangerous when stored in large quantities?
104910. How many keys are considered part of Florida?
104911. Is a detergent more useful for cleaning than a soap when removing grease, cleaning in hard water or emulsifying oil droplets?
104916. How many named rivers are there in the world?
104918. How many franchises are there in the IPL?
104919. What is the largest Great White Shark in captivity?
104920. When and where were pie floaters invented?
104921. When writing titles what words do not need to be capitalized?
104922. With regards to the recent financial crisis, are there any government programs in place to help people get into a new home after losing their original house?
104923. Who is the smallest man in the world?
104924. Has Batman ever been in Superman's Fortress of Solitude?
104925. Has Superman ever been in the Batcave?
104926. Who was the last person in the United States tried as a pirate?
104927. In what did the belt buckles of the Waffen SS differ
from those of the German regular army the Wehrmacht?
104928. Where in the world have the highest wind speeds been recorded?
104929. What size was the largest giant squid ever found?
104930. Which of the world's amusement rides has the largest vertical drop?
104931. What level of 'G forces' are experienced by astronauts during lift-off?
104932. What are the words that food manufacturers use on their ingredients list that are simply different words for sugar? For example, corn syrup.
104933. Pashtuns are the major ethnic group of Afghanistan. What is the origin of the word "pashtun"?
104934. What is the number of aboriginal Tasmanian people living today?
104935. Why was Anthony Marston changed to Prince Nikita in the movie adaptation of "And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie?
104936. What was the largest number of rounds ever contested in a single boxing match?
104937. What was the biggest shutout, one team scores and the other doesn't, in NHL history?
104938. Which Edmonton Symphony Orchestra member has been with the ESO since 1961?
104939. Which two men are connected to both Jane Seymour and Catherine Parr?
104940. What was Elle McPherson's name at birth?
104941. Whose face is still shining through the window on the other side?
104942. What connects Yates, Abdul, Allende and Hildebrand & Jackson?
104943. What was the name of the claymation Easter special that aired in the early 90's with a rabbit that builds a giant robot to deliver the eggs?
104944. Within your American coin change, has anyone found one of the new Lincoln commerative cents?
104945. Why and when did Alberico Vespucci change his first name into Amerigo?
104946. What pitcher holds the record for most losses in two days?
104947. How high is the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square?
104949. In UK politics, what would happen if a political party won a General Election, but the party leader didn't win his or her seat? Who would be Prime Minister?
104950. What is the most popular car bought worldwide?
104952. What is the longest ever movie title?
104953. On what two days of the year are the day and night of equal duration in every part of the world?
104954. In NFL history, what was the biggest point margin or difference between points?
104955. When does the summer begin in the Southern Hemisphere?
104956. Is it true that in all Islamic countries, Friday is an official holiday?
104957. What was the amnesty program of the early '90s?
104959. Is there a difference between Operation Barbosa and Operation Barbarossa?
104960. Did or do the Australian Aboriginals use returning
boomerangs to kill kangoroos?
104961. Who holds the recognized world record in the clean and jerk, and what weight did he lift?
104962. What continent is home to the largest amount of tigers, including those living in zoos or in private possession?
104963. In decibels, what is the loudest human sneeze ever recorded?
104964. Where in the world does the largest biomass exist?
104965. Where in the world does the largest fish farm exist?
104966. What is the world record for the heaviest Chianina bull in kilograms and pounds?
104967. What was the story behind the intriguing headline "Octopus survives 5 days on the run"?
104968. What was the last James Bond film that Roger Moore starred in?
104969. How many of the seven dwarfs had beards?
104970. How long is or was the 'Maginot Line'?
104971. What is the volume in db of a whipcrack?
104972. How long did Bob Beamon's world record long jump stand for?
104973. Shipping containers come in two standard lengths. What are they?
104974. What are the differences between the IMF (International Monetary Fund) and the World Bank?
104975. What are the main features of the development of European energy supply after 1957?
104976. What caused the deflation and inflation in Europe during the 1920s?
104977. Who is fry 'em Dan?
104978. How many myths, including revisits, have the Mythbusters tested?
104979. Anne Boleyn and Anne of Cleves were both wives of Henry VIII. What else did they share?
104980. Who are Barry Humphries' two best known alter egos?
104981. Who's squandered their resistance for a pocketful of mumbles?
104982. What connects Rose, Boop, Grable and Ram Jam?
104983. Was DDR a founding member of the Warsaw Pact in 1955?
104984. Was Yugoslavia allied with the Soviet Union after World War II?
104985. In what country were there riots against NATO membership in March, 1949?
104986. Why didn't Ireland become a NATO member?
104987. April 2009: In Oregon something terrible was put in a five year old's bookbag, not by a bully, but by his teacher. What was found in the child's bookbag?
104988. This island was reportedly bought with beads while a mansion planted at its heart was bought with a necklace and some cash by purveyors of expensive baubles and watches. Which mansion?
104989. This metal found in cough drops is also crucial to preserving this child in Palermo. Which metal?
104990. In French, these little horizontal wings control aircraft rolls but mounted vertically, they will stabilize an auspicious tower whose height in meters will be significant to its cultural milieu. How tall will it be?
104991. What is an anatomical indentation or a unique Malagasy euplerid?
104992. What is special about the word uncopyrightable?
104993. Who holds the Guinness world record for most spiders on a body?
104994. In the key of D minor, what chord is found when you take the V7/VI?
104995. When the Soviet Union took the eastern part of Poland after their deal with Germany, what happened to the eastern part when the Soviet Union became an Ally in World War II?
104997. What do the literary characters Marianne, Isabella, Jane and Mary have in common?
104999. How many performances does the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra have in the upcoming 2009-2010 season?