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Questions From May 31 09
106001. What famous Englishman used the pen name Shaw, when during his service as an airforce man in Karachi in the 1920s, he translated the Odyssey?
106002. What English Queen was locked up by her husband for the last sixteen years of her life, though she had born him eight children?
106003. What single food item at a fast food restaurant has the most calories?
106004. What was the cause of Owen Wilson's crooked nose?
106005. What is the common link between Steve Carell, Jeffrey Eugenides and Danny DeVito?
106006. What links Pauly Shore, John Grisham and Gabriel Byrne?
106007. Who was the model for the Statue of Liberty?
106009. He may have never existed, but he was declared the national hero nearly 50 years ago and his legend lives on--in statues, on bank notes, in a poem by a Nobel laureate, and in countless souvenirs. The national bird of his country is said to have appeared at his death as he fought European invaders. Who is he?
106010. Oh, so many years ago, there was a performer who went by the name Taj Mahal and sang "Candy is Dandy." What is his real name?
106011. How many complete skeletons of Tyrannosaurus rex can be observed on earth?
106012. If you wanted to dot the "i" you would have to add a tittle. What would you have to add to cross the "t"?
106013. When writing, does one underline, italicize or quote television comedy titles?
106014. Why does the Canadian pronunciation
of Lieutenant, 'Lef-tenant', differ from
the American one which is pronounced as it sounds?
106015. In the movie 'The Dirty Dozen' how many of the twelve die but not "on-camera"?
106016. What is the name of the song or musical piece in the intro of the series "Life of Mammals?"
106017. What kind of cigarettes does Nikki Sixx smoke?
106018. What is the largest industrial bankruptcy in US history?
106019. Which 1973 Top 100 song, recorded in 1971, features vocals but no actual lyrics?
106021. What is the common link between T.S. Eliot, Al Gore and J. Robert Oppenheimer?
106022. What links Agatha Christie, Santa Claus and Johnny Franks?
106023. An Egyptian man recently engaged in what act of protest, due to his family's refusal to permit his marriage to the woman he loves?
106025. What vexing legal question was recently answered by the UK Court of Appeal in a decision handed down on 20 May 2009?
106026. Sharing the same last name, are Danny Kaye and Mel Brooks related?
106028. How big is the area that can be painted with one gallon of paint?
106029. Can a vasectomy reduce the sex urge?
106030. On the southeast side of which island, is a Venice-like city, built in an unknown manner from gigantic cut rocks and abandoned for centuries?
106031. What is the largest species of animal currently alive that has been newly discovered in the last 25 years?
106032. What surname was originally intended for "The Fonz?"
106033. What term is used for a word which can have two or more meanings?
106034. Taking into consideration the recent air plane disaster, how many major airline planes worldwide have completely disappeared or never been found, following air incidents?
106035. What unusual "scourge" has emerged, only in the past 30 years, to North American utility poles?
106036. Is there any substance "harder" than diamond?
106037. What is "Project Blue Beam?"
106038. What is the origin of the term "rookie" for a novice or inexperienced person?
106039. On what type of television program was Mel Gibson's father frequently seen in the 1960s?
106040. Which small American town was the boyhood home of two well-known science fiction authors?
106041. Why did the discoveries of Copernicus and Galileo challenge the authority of the Catholic Church?
106042. During the Industrial Revolution, which county led the way in Industrialization and why were they a leader in it?
106043. What type of decay does Beryllium-7 undergo?
106044. What did Hitler claim was the reason he was twice rejected by the Vienna Art School?
106045. The Queen of England is the head of the British Anglican church, is she also the head of other nation's Anglican or Episcopal churches as well?
106046. What part of the body controls the actual color change of an iguana?
106047. Now that Medium has moved from NBC to CBS, what was the first network show to move from one major network to another?
106048. What was the highest rated show on Comedy Central in 2008?
106049. What is the name of the sword-like weapon Anakin Skywalker uses?
106050. What vegetables are in the popular beverage V8?
106051. Who is featured on the red "Apocalypse Now" theatrical release poster by Bob Peak?
106052. At the start of the film 'The Mist' Thomas Jane's character is shown working on the artwork for a movie poster. What is the name of the movie that the painting was intended to advertise, and the artist responsible for the painting in real life?
106054. What was unusual about the winning goal in the 2008 Carling Cup Final?
106055. Is the color change of chameleon-like creatures voluntary or involuntary?
106056. The "rough end" of which fruit features in a well-known Australian verbal threat?
106060. Sitting here listening to a compilation of Arabic music, I was wondering what the word was that came over to me as 'Lavinia'? (Sorry, I can't name the artiste(s) - it's a 2 CD set whose sleeve notes do not agree with the track arrangement on the discs.)
106061. What tendency in Protestantism was described by an American author as kind of inspired by "the haunting fear that someone somewhere might be happy"?
106062. In the 1997 movie 'Rocket Man' what kind of car does Fred Randall drive?
106063. Who was the cobbler that took care of French King Louis XVI and his Queen Marie-Antoinette's 10-year old son at the time of their imprisonment during the French Revolution?
106064. What Italian ruler did Machiavelli have in mind when he wrote "Il Principe"?
106065. Which of the French Kings got a "colour" nickname because of his constant womanising even when he was getting older?
106066. How big does your hand have to be to pick up a basketball with one hand?
106067. When was there a Toga Party in the White House, hosted by who, and for what reason?
106069. What is the common link between Jimmy Fallon, pyrogens, and Robin Cook?
106070. Which was named first, the fruit orange or the color orange?
106071. Which footballer despite suffering more than 20 fractures or dislocations during his career, managed to be capped 90 times for England and was never once named a substitute?
106072. What dog has the most powerful bite?
106073. How many Lincoln cents were minted between 1909 and 2008?
106074. How many year cycles does the Chinese calendar have?
106075. The breathalyser in 1967 was introduced by who?
106076. Which members of the Kennedy family have been depicted on coins of the United States?
106077. Can anyone explain to me what the difference is between a digraph and a phoneme? I am confused as to whether or not the 'ie' in 'pie' is considered the same as the 'ie' in 'believe'.
106078. In what season of 'Who Wants to be a Millionaire?' did the questions become timed?
106079. Who was the first person ever to win the top prize of one million dollars in a game show, and which show was it?
106080. Can you name some countries which have both more than 30% Muslims and more than 30% Christians?
106082. In the 'Criminal Minds' episode 'L.D.S.K.' what happens at the end when the killer takes people hostage at the hospital?
106083. What animal lives in a fortress?
106084. How many species of poisonous animals are known to exist?
106085. What style of music is "Dark Cabaret"?
106086. What is the American equivalent of what Australians call a "nature strip"?
106087. What is the origin of the term "scouse" for a person from Liverpool?
106088. Is there a noted performer with the first and last intials T.X.?
106089. What year did the Salvation Army start delivering "goody bags" to U.S. jails and prisons?
106090. Why is "d'Antonguolla" at the end of Rudolph Valentino's name?
106091. On which show would you find Tom Bergeron, Julianne Hough and Bruno Tonioli?
106092. Is it true that the government of Saudi Arabia pays money to families in some countries if the daughters in the family wear a hijab?
106093. What connects Jethro Tull, Radiohead and R. Lee Ermey?
106094. What connects Hamlet, A Wind in the Door and Onimusha: Warlords?
106095. Who wrote Hávamál?
106096. In what episode do the characters for the name Kwai Chang Caine, first appear in Kung Fu, and who presents them?
106097. What was the name of the schoolteacher who pressured Paul Baumer and his friends to join the army in "All Quiet on the Western Front"?
106098. In 'A Night at the Museum' Ben Stiller tells the miniature Confederate forces that, "Slavery is wrong...The North wins." Then what does he tell the same Confederates to compensate for their disappointment?
106099. What is shown in the picture frames in the video of the title tune of a 1999 Grammy nominated Best New Age Album, the only such nominated album featuring a guest vocalist from Asia?
106100. On this very day 41 years ago, who was shot with a bullet that eventually ended his life?
106101. Where is Australia's oldest, still operating, regional radio station?
106103. What is the worst sea disaster that has ever happened?
106104. Apart from Man U, Arsenal and Liverpool, can you name the five other English clubs who have won the Charity Shield, also known as the Community Shield, outright more than once?
106105. Who was the first actor or actress to earn one million dollars a year?
106106. Why does it hurt when you are "holding it in" when needing to use the restroom?
106107. What does the term CODIS mean that is used in police forensic work?
106108. How long does the play 'As You Like It' by William Shakespeare take in time from start to finish?
106109. What is the biggest "roadkill" problem in Australia and how is it different from the United States?
106110. How many MLB players are not eligible to be considered for admission to the Hall of Fame due to disciplinary action?
106111. Who co-starred on 'Columbo' more than anyone else?
106112. Which prosthetic-wearing athlete won three Olympic gold medals?
106113. Where is seldom heard a discouraging word?
106114. In what European country were paperclips used as a symbol of political resistance against the German occupiers during World War II?
106115. What is the Inuit word for a house?
106116. Who was the author who first used the phrase "survival of the fittest"?
106117. What Asiatic capital started its career in the last decades of the 18th century as a "City of the Angels"?
106118. Which Italian seaport shares its name with an operatic drinking song?
106119. Who said, "I am now here with you and would like to hug each one of you"?
106120. How many laws of gravity did Sir Isaac Newton propound?
106121. How many teeth does an elephant have?
106122. Which home nation was knocked out of the 1958 World Cup at the quarter finals stage by Brazil?
106123. In the UK, how common is the given name Sherlock throughout the years?
106124. If you divide the population of a country by the number of football (soccer) teams in its major league, which country comes first?
106125. Which video games have American Samoa on them as a location or sports team other than 'Football Manager'?
106126. What are the second largest U.S. water falls east of the Mississippi?
106127. What are some cures for poison sumac, and if untreated, how long does it take to go away?
106130. What is the most populated country without a national soccer league?
106131. Which gas replaced helium as the choice to preserve historical documents?
106132. Who or what inspired the skull used as a symbol on the uniforms of Schutzstaffel (SS)?
106133. Are there any major differences between Darwin's theory of natural selection and the theory used by biologists today?
106134. Who is currently the top scorer of the qualifications for the soccer World Cup in 2010?
106135. Which U.S. Presidential candidate refused immediate treatment for a gunshot and instead delivered his/her scheduled speech?
106136. What location was used in the movie "The Gods Must Be Crazy" when the bushman throws the coke bottle off the Earth?
106137. What was the last war that Switzerland fought in?
106138. Did Se7en, born Choi Dong Wook, and Wheesung have plastic surgey?
106139. In the game Tic-Tac-Toe, taking in the number of combinations possible, who is more likely to win '0' or 'X,' or is it more likely to end in a draw?
106140. Which four countries were the first to book their places at the 2010 World Cup Finals?
106142. What's the name of the hotel meal plan that offers no meals?
106143. John Jackson, 'The Professor of Pugilism,' taught which poet to box?
106144. Does lining the bottom of an electric or gas oven with aluminum foil affect its performance? Specifically, does it cause the thermostat to malfunction?
106145. The surname of a current New York Yankee is pronounced the same as the full name of which former Super Bowl champion player?
106146. What is pangenesis?
106147. What is significant about the Israeli duo singing in the Eurovision Song contest?
106148. Have any studies shown that smoking marijuana can contribute to things like poor circulation, stained teeth or hormonal birth control failure, like smoking tobacco does?
106149. Stevan Sindjelic's skull was placed at the top of Skull Tower. Where was his body buried?
106150. What accounts for the two different spellings of Hanover and Hannover?
106151. What was the "New York Bomber"?
106152. What is the difference between venomous and poisonous?
106153. What "creatures" on this planet would be the most resistant to a nuclear war?
106154. What is the oldest reference to baseball being played in the United States?
106155. Does "dustfree" school chalk contain any real chalk?
106156. Who does the voiceover of the cartoon figure that used to go, "Well ain't that cute? But it's wrong!"?
106158. What was the time length of the longest tennis game? Not the overall game, but a single game from one of the sets? Hint: It's not 30 or 31 minutes.
106159. How does Martin Scorsese's movie "Mean Streets" end?
106160. What can men do to grow facial hair naturally, faster?
106161. A "Continental Breakfast" consists of a cup of coffee or tea and a Danish, hopefully not stale. What is the origin of the name and this style of morning meal?
106162. Which artist's 1970 album of Scott Joplin music, nominated for a Grammy in 1971 for the March, 1972 ceremony, helped spark the revival of Ragtime Music in America?
106163. What is St. Anselm's ontological proof for the existence of God?
106165. Is the State of New York still to sentence
Bernard Madoff to prison this month?
106166. What is the Mexican pronunciation of "eligible"?
106167. How did Nick Jonas get diabetes?
106168. Did Joe, Dom, and Vince DiMaggio play on the same major league team together?
106169. Is it true that rebels in Yemen now want to restore the former state of South Yemen. If so, why?
106170. What are the names of the German cities Munich and Frankfurt in Italian?
106171. Which major American cities are spelled differently in French?
106172. How much does Apple profit from its $99 iPhone?
106173. Which U.S. television wheel show opened with a shadowy figure slowly approaching the camera from a sunset horizon, waving a flashlight back and forth?
106174. Who was famous for his appearances at world sporting events in the 70s and 80s, sporting a multi-colored wig and carrying a sign with a religious message, and why is he no longer doing it?
106175. How old was Walter Cronkite, a former CBS anchor, and where was he living, in June 2009?
106176. We know that Christina was not the biological child of Joan Crawford. From which city and state did she get Christina from?
106179. In 1880 a British land agent in Ireland refused to lower his rents despite great protests. His name continues to be frequently used today. Who was this land agent?
106180. What two players scored a goal for both teams, goal and own goal, during the 80s FA Cup finals?
106181. James Smith, a.k.a. Bonecrusher, inflicted a first professional defeat on which English boxer?
106182. What's the world's largest cruise ship?
106184. Who released the first wristwatch, not pocket watch, that was made available to consumers through sales in stores?
106185. What is the name of a movie from the late 70s or early 80s, about the moon landing, but was actually shot in a TV studio?
106186. In the United States, which month is celebrated as the National Ice Cream Month?
106187. Is it true that there are 33 joints in the human foot?
106188. What name is given to the big toe of human?
106189. What name is given to the foot doctor?
106191. Can a gnat fly up your nose and lay eggs in your sinuses?
106192. What was it called when Negro Leaguers went out of league to play against white Major Leaguers?
106193. Which two gifts were given the most, in total, in the song 'The Twelve Days of Christmas'?
106194. What is the negation for "some women smoke?"
106195. What is the negation of "All students passed the final"?
106196. Given the statement, "If you do not like this book, then you do not like mathematics," what is the converse, inverse, and contrapositive?
106198. In June 2009's TENNIS magazine, Spanish World No. 1 Rafael Nadal revealed that he listens to a certain 'Phantom of the Opera' song as a prematch ritual. Which one?
106199. During the 2009 Roland Garros finals, a spectator jumped out of the crowd and waved a flag at Roger Federer before being tackled by security. What was the name of the intruder and what punishment was he given for his actions?
106200. Which fast-food chain prints chapter and verse links, to inspirational bible passages, on their food packaging?
106201. When chatting with a queen, you can just use "ma'am" after calling her this once?
106202. What great-granddaughter of an English King fell victim to the axe because she had been used in a Queen-maker's game?
106204. Why is K an abbreviation for a thousand?
106205. Who was the only Saint Louis passenger admitted to Cuba, and what was her fate?
106206. Who was the only Air France passenger who was left in Uganda after the Israeli raid on the Entebe airport, and what was her fate?
106207. What is red mercury?
106208. What is a white hole?
106209. In which humourous Australian book did a character roll a marijuana cigarette so large, that everyone else in the share house had to smoke two regular marijuana cigarettes just to mentally adjust to the notion of its bigness?
106210. What was the largest sheet of paper ever made?
106211. Who was niece, daughter and sister to three successive monarchs?
106212. How much revenue has Guitar Hero made through the sales of hardware, software, and downloadable content? On the same note, how much revenue has Rock Band made?
106213. What song is Signature dancing to in their audition for "Britain's Got Talent" in 2008?
106214. Which of the suits in Tarot symbolises travel and business?
106215. On April 17, 1524, who became the first European to sight New York Harbor?
106216. What scientific research has been published that has shown global warming to be much less of a serious threat?
106217. How many English Premier League clubs were ever owned by a woman?
106218. How many NBA franchises were ever owned by a woman?
106219. Who owns the publishing rights to the cover song on the first gramophone record made by the Quarrymen?
106220. The customer at the Argument Clinic argues that he's not having an argument at all. What does he claim to be having?
What late soulster claimed he was misunderstood and hoped he?d be better received after he left this earth?
106222. What 1996 sequel of a sequel grossed $255 million less than the original movie?
106223. This year the Stanley Cup Final Game 7 will be played on a Friday. When, if ever, has the cup been won on a Friday?
106224. What is Peelenium?
106225. What year did Pope John Paul II become a Harlem Globetrotter?
106226. In what work did Ernest Wright master the lipogram?
106227. How long are the jail sentences, for cheating on tests, in Bangladesh?
106228. Element 112 has been officially recognised, more than a decade after its discovery was first announced. Who made that discovery?
106229. What is the atomic structure of the most stable isotope, the isotope with the longest half-life, of Ununbium?
106230. How often does a hard drive die?
106231. Which current monarchies have equal primogeniture? This means that the crown passes to the eldest child regardless of gender.
106232. What does Tuco call the man with no name in "TGTBATU?"
106233. When police put together lineups for witnesses, where do they get the ones to compare to the alleged perpetrator?
106234. What is another name for sodium chloride?
106235. Who was Johnny Carson's first guest on "The Tonight Show"?
106236. Are there really any real steamboats operating in the United States? Maybe in Steamboat Springs, Colorado?
106237. Is there a biological difference between a bison and a buffalo, or is it a name associated with both?
106240. In 1919, what British officer lost the manuscript for his "Seven Pillars of Wisdom", so he rewrote it from memory?
106241. Besides landing, walking, and planting the American flag on the lunar surface, what were the original mission objectives of Apollo 11?
106242. What Welsh town means 'Vale of the crow'?
106243. What was the first suburb of the city of Melbourne, Australia?
106244. With which musical group did Pope John Paul II play guitar during a papal mass in Ireland in the 1980s?
106245. Which single by which group is considered to mark the beginning of the gothic rock genre?
106246. Which former Beatle has an online "chatbot" which attempts to recreate his personality and verbal style?
106247. Which TV cop called everyone 'Pussycat'?
106248. Who is on the twenty dollar bill, and why don't some Native Americans approve of it?
106249. In World War II, where was the German Cornel Staufingburg before being transported to Berlin for healing, where he planned to overthrow Hitler?
106250. What is the word "bard" referred to in Irish?
106251. When pre-Gregorian dates are cited in modern books, is there a convention on which date to use, i.e. the original or the Gregorian equivalent?
106252. What is on a cat's tongue that makes it feel like sandpaper, almost as if it had scales?
106253. Can you name the five European nations who have won the FIFA World Youth Championship, aka the FIFA U-20 World Cup?
106254. While speaking with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, what did President Barack Obama do that some Israelis see as an insulting gesture?
106255. Who is (or was) Tulku?
106256. Who is the messenger of the gods?
106257. Does Chad Johnson's new legal last name mean anything in Spanish?
106258. What was the real name of the very first "Lassie" dog?
106259. Are there any cultures in traditional rice growing areas that prefer brown rice rather than white rice?
106260. Prior to the establishment of modern day Israel were the Jewish people ever offered any other areas as a homeland?
106261. Some spiders can produce different types of silk, each for a specific purpose. How many types of spider silk are there?
106262. What is a region in space that is nothing more than dust and gas?
106263. What philosopher defined anxiety as "the dizziness of freedom"?
106264. He wanted a certain sound in an opera he was composing, so he went to the inventor of a very different, eponymous instrument to see what could be done. Eventually someone else produced it, but not in time for the opera's debut. Its name is actually a misnomer, but at least tribute is given to the composer who dreamed it up. Who is the composer, what is the instrument, and what is the most recently written piece for it?
106266. Do Venetian gondoliers actually sing opera type songs as they pole around the city?
106267. Who designed the well known iconic "Coca Cola" script and when was it first used to represent the popular soft drink?
106268. Where and when does it snow in Ireland?
106269. Which company produced the first inkjet printer?
106270. Which company produced the first laser printer?
106271. What recently hit Gerrit Blank and at what speed was the impact?
106272. What unusual form of paper did dot matrix printers use?
106273. Are many Canon and Hewlett Packard laser cartridges interchangeable?
106275. If a World Title passed around football (soccer) teams whenever they beat the current holder, which teams would have held it?
106276. Can you name the four England football internationals whose first initial of their forname began with 'T' who were capped in the 70s and played for England into the 80s?
106277. Which four letter word is given to the skittle-like game in which 9 skittles are arranged in a square and a ball on a string is tied to a post and swung to knock over the skittles?
106278. I believe some spiders can travel great distances by releasing silk which is caught by the wind. Is there another specialized silk produced by some species to give them this mobility?
106279. What country has the greatest percentage of their land mass as forest?
106280. Which well-known poet penned a poem that can connect the husband of Joseph's bane and Archy's companion?
106281. Which author's coniferously-titled 1896 book helped to popularize Regionalism as a literary genre?
106282. If you keep a battery charger plugged in, but not plugged into the device, cell phone, shaver, etc., does it waste energy?
106283. What is it called when you get up off the ground by pushing from the ground with your hands, similar to The Rock and Shawn Michaels when they bend their legs towards them, then push them and and they land?
106284. Who is often called "the good Nazi," although many others cringe when hearing this?
106286. Why did every stagecoach that left Bristol on September 1, 1752 for the two-day journey to London not arrive until September 14?
106288. What connects Dixie, T-Bone, Sky and The Hat?
106289. Which comedy group produced a sketch in which the answer to every quiz question was "pork"?
106290. Which philosopher characterized human life as alternating between crisis and boredom?
106291. What is the difference between a compound and a mixture?
106292. What is the answer to the question posed in an episode of The Young Ones, "If I'm a virgin, how do I know what a girl's bum looks like?"
106293. Why do some people sleep walk and why are there so few who do?
106295. Is it true 'The Phantom of the Opera' and 'West Side Story' are based on true stories?
106296. Can a hen or a female chicken recognize her own chicks if they are mixed with other chicks? If so, how?
106298. Why do stars seem higher than they actually are?
106301. What is a medium that can be used as identification for the siblings of an animal?
106302. Who was the second women to win medals at the Olympic games in two different sports?
106303. Which Endland Football captain also captained the Gt Britain Davis cup team and won doubles titles at both the Olympics and Wimbledon?
106304. On 'Seinfeld' what was Newman's full name?
106305. The dominant of the Neapolitan is also what?
106306. What links Sean Kerly, John Osbourne and Lesley Law?
106307. Why is the Yasukuni Shrine controversial?
106308. What is Akadama?
106309. What is the origin of names such as Wallachia, Wallonia and Wales?
106310. What is In-der-Welt-sein?
106311. Does the original "Starcase" from Escape to Witch mountain still exist somewhere?
106312. What is the name of a movie, perhaps a Disney movie, that had two girls from another planet, a girl and her little sister who had hair that would turn blond at night?
106313. Why are temporary lodging places called 'digs'?
106314. What does sesquipedalian mean?
106315. In the movie 'The Hangover,' Mike Tyson said that the tiger that was found in the main characters' hotel suite, belonged to him. Does Mike Tyson own a tiger in real life?
106316. Which country's decision to expand oil exploration doomed a site from World Heritage status?
106317. The protocol named for what Japanese city, is a UN agreement committing countries to reduce their emissions of greenhouse gases?
106318. Which two UNESCO World Heritage Sites met a record 7 out of the 10 criteria listed for Heritage consideration?
106319. How many cereals, by name, does Kelloggs make?
106321. What's the male honeybee's only job?
106322. Which West Indies cricketer was nicknamed "Big Bird," and why he was given that name?
106323. Is it true that women wishing to enter Canada to work as strippers must provide naked photos of themselves to qualify for a visa?
106324. What is the name of the process by which one state will surrender an alleged criminal to another state or country where the crime was committed?
106325. Is it true that the right lung takes in more air than the left lung?
106326. How many logical fallacies are recognized in philosophy?
106327. In the works of which author does the character "Molly Millions" appear?
106328. What do the five stars on the Chinese flag represent?
106329. What is the name given to the advanced calculating device found off the coast of Greece early in the 20th century?
106330. Which industrialized countries, if any, are capable of maintaining a standard of living similar to the one they currently enjoy if they did not import natural resources, food or manufactured goods from other countries? Let's assume they have a few years to retool their factories, retrain their workforce, etc.
106332. There have been two instances in cricket test match history when the scores were level, but the side batting last was not able to complete its innings. England was involved in both matches, but who were the opponents?
106333. Shea Stadium, the former New York Mets' stadium, was named for who?
106334. Apart from rabbit, goat and cat, what is the other creature that can be called angora?
106336. Is the border between North and South Korea situated at the narrowest part of the Korean peninsula?
106337. In the movie "Flags of Our Fathers" three US servicemen are shown taken from the Iwo Jima battle and used in a campaign to sell war bonds in the United States. Did this really happen?
106338. Trigonometry comes into play in figuring out distances between points on which math shape?
106339. Legend has it that which two great rock artists died in the same bed a few years apart?
106340. What do the films Sergeant York, Random Harvest, Forever Amber and White Heat have in common?
106341. Who said, "Humour is reason gone mad"?
106342. What is Jacob Zuma's claim to fame?
106343. Exactly where is Robert Louis Stevenson buried?
106344. Which countries fought the shortest war ever recorded?
106345. In chemistry, is the reverse reaction of a spontaneous reaction always a non-spontaneous reaction, and vice versa? In other words, if your forward reaction is spontaneous, will your reverse reaction be non-spontaneous?
106346. Which Welsh town means "The Vale of the Crow"?
106347. How many pairs of chromosomes are there in the human body?
106348. The Earth is .02 degrees hotter during a full moon. How far is this true?
106349. Is it true that Australia's Box jellyfish have toxins more potent than the venom in cobras?
106350. Is it true that apples wake you up faster than coffee in the morning?
106352. Why is the name for the fear of long words, hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia, so long?
106353. Which scientist, intrigued over a minor unpaid computer usage bill in his lab that was less than a dollar, eventually uncovered and trapped an international spy?
106354. Who created the popular puzzle Sudoku?
106355. What is the most number of deuces that a recorded game of tennis has reached, and who was involved in the match?
106356. Which capital city's name makes no apparent sense, since one has to travel up to reach it?
106357. When did the first unofficial and official salutes by another nation to the colors of the United States occur?
106358. What was the name of the tobacco executive who testified under oath that "nicotine was not addictive"?
106359. "A young man, wearing nothing but a linen garment, was following Jesus. When they seized him, he fled naked, leaving his garment behind." (Mark 14:51-52) A number of possible identities have been proposed for this mysterious streaker. Which identity do scholars tend to agree on the most?
106360. Is it true that the Marshall Plan accepted planned economies in Europe?
106361. What is a Kami?
106362. Does Lucario appear in the Hoenn region?
106363. What connects Beethoven, Harold Pinter, Jason Dohring, and Glen Miller?
106365. Who is Captain America punching on his very first appearance on the cover of a Marvel comic?
106366. Who was Admiral Wilson? There is a major six-lane highway in New Jersey naned after him, the Admiral Wilson Boulevard.
106368. Did Henry VIII actually write "Greensleeves"?
106369. Does water enhance the rate at which your fingernails grow?
106370. In 2001, pitcher Randy Johnson threw a pitch that, for a peculiar reason, made the news everywhere. What happened?
106371. In track and field, who is the only triple jumper, also known as the 'hop, step and jump,' to medal in four different Olympic games?
106372. In Japan, what creatures were recently reported to have fallen from the sky in a storm?
106373. A nude painting was recently found that is believed to be of what famous lady?
106374. What is considered to be the most valuable "vintage" comic book in the world?
106375. Why is the 'Honus Wagner' Rookie card considered to be the most valuable baseball card ever?
106376. Who is Bruce Wayne?
106377. How many people wrote 'Scary Movie'?
106378. How many movies has Dane Cook been in?
106379. What country is Tuomo Ruutu from?
106380. What is a Numen?
106381. Who said, "In times like this I say with music 'Never lose hope'"?
106382. According to legend, what happened when the world?s largest diamond, 3106 ct., was attempted to be cut?
106383. What is Keith Chapman?s claim to fame?
106384. What are the five disciplines in the ?World Mind Sports Games??
106385. When did Liechtenstein gain its independence?
106386. On January 1, 2010, the municipality of Vaals, Netherlands will technically be relinquishing the claim to fame that the Vaalserberg gives them to another municipality. What's the claim to fame and which municipality will be taking it?
106387. On what side of Cincinnati was Charlie Manson born?
106388. What is the largest known underground city and where is it located?
106389. How big is La Ville Souterraine?
106390. Why were the Pussycat Dolls allowed to sing Jai Ho?
106391. Who stated that "A God who is understood is no God?"
106393. What connects Dan Shor, Aaron Copland and Maurice De Bevere?
106394. Which non-league British football club reached the Quarter Finals of the European Cup winners cup in 1981-82?
106395. What is a mixture of cider and stout called?
106396. What flag contains the Union Jack flag in the upper left quadrant with the remaining three being white?
106397. Are any of the actors who played featured roles as retirement home residents in "Cocoon" still alive?
106398. In the banking world, what exactly is a fiduciary?
106399. Is it an urban myth that barbers have a very high risk of heart attacks because of their occupation?
106400. In the United States, legend credits Betsy Ross with designing and creating the first "Stars and Stripes" U.S. flag. Who is given credit for designing and creating the first Union Jack British flag?
106401. What do you call a foil, that when attached to a window, disables see-through only from one of its sides?
106402. In banking, what does the acronym APR stand for?
106403. Did Jack Cousteau believe in the existance of the once kingdom Atlantis?
106406. Is it true that 10% of George Harrison's estate went to Hare Krishnas?
106407. Is it true that Art Carney, who played Ed Norton on the Honeymooners TV show, donated the vest he wore in almost every show to the Television Hall of Fame?
106408. Who is the master puppet maker in the video game "Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure"?
106409. Who was the last Japanese soldier who fought in World War II to surrender to the Americans, and when did that surrender occur?
106411. Is movie soundtrack composor Danny Elfman related to actress Jenna Elfman?
106412. Was Adolf Hitler a vegan?
106413. What is a three letter word for goods that are
cheap and are of low quality with letter 'o' as second and letter 't' as third?
106414. Next season is the 2009/10 football season in England and Liverpool play their opening match away to Tottenham Hotspur. Which season was the last one that Liverpool played their first match at home?
106415. Which Aberdeen player was injured and had to be replaced inside the first five minutes of the 2000 Scottish cup final?
106416. What connects Fred Haise, Igor Stravinsky, and Carl Weathers?
106417. What US city is known to some as the Naked Pueblo, and how did this nickname come about?
106418. Who was the fortieth governor of Florida?
106419. What links blackbirds, blue jeans, and the circulatory system?
106420. In 2002, McDonald's achieved what noted "first"?
106421. The first library in the United States is located where?
106422. In Season Four of "The Sopranos," who directs Tony to a Native-American tribal leader who might help him with anti-Columbus protestors?
106423. What do the Aeneid and condoms have in common?
106424. In what seasons of "That 70's Show" are Jackie and Hyde dating?
106425. What do you call a person who constantly and deliberately spells words incorrectly?
106426. From which place was Elvis Presley evicted in 1954?
106427. What are egg laying mammals called, and what animals are considered to be this?
106428. What city prides itself on being the "Manure Capital of the World"?
106429. Where did the band "Paramore" get its name from?
106430. What connects Slovenia, French, North Carolina and Richard Bean?
106431. What connects Noah Webster, Jackie Onassis, Hal Ashby and Horace Greeley?
106432. What connects Bill Thompson, Horace, Sanderson and Willie?
106433. This word for fun little facts comes from the Latin for "the place where three roads meet"?
106434. What are the uses of Samsung PC studio?
106435. We are all familiar with many of the animal classifications such as mammals, insects, arachnids, mollusks, etc. But I sometimes wonder, are there fossil records of animal classifications that no longer exist today?
106436. I'm looking for a book title which is something like "Four Acres of Blessed Land." The author, possibly Kerouac or Ginsberg, tells how to become a free man by owning land, possibly four acres.
By living from it, a man can become independent, as much as possible, from the state, church etc. Anyone know the name of the book?
106437. Who invented the eraser and how was it done? What are its different names?
106440. What connects Mt Newton in British Columbia, Mt Wawom in Indonesia and Mt Lavachi in Mexico?
106444. What was MK ULTRA?
106445. What was the 1980s British TV children's show called whose theme tune was written and composed by the doctor?
106446. In simple words, what is a 3-D movie and why are special glasses given in the theatres for those kind of movies?
106447. What is the old name for Ireland?
106448. Which is the only river in the world that flows both northwards and southwards across the line of the Equator?
106449. It is more likely to rain on the weekend than during the week?
106450. Who said, "They dress like Tarzan, have hair like Jane and smell like Cheetah," and who was he talking about?
106451. What is the origin of Royal Navy seaman's hats?
106452. The history of art reaches back to the mists of mankind?s earliest beginnings, but in which centuries do scholars believe scientific theories began to define style apart from content?
106453. Which island chain's ancient courtship ritual centered around uniquely carved sticks?
106454. What is the proper legal word used in a criminal court when refering to a pimp?
106455. What is the maximum amount of vehicles able to park at all parking lots at Disney World in Lake Buena Vista Florida?
106456. Which University or College had or will have the largest number of graduates for the year 2009?
106457. I'm looking for the movie title that I believe was an HBO production. The movie takes place during the early 20th century in the USA, where a young boy possesses some extraordinary powers. The boy, who joins the carnival in a search of his father, raises his cat from the dead. There is a battle between evil, depicted by the preacher, and the boy.
106459. How many people were alive at the end of the last Ice Age?
106460. Who coined the term "McMansion"?
106461. What has been termed the "geek apocalypse"?
106462. Who originated the use of the "@" sign in email adresses?
106463. Who is the founder of twitter.com?
106464. Is Luray Cavern the world's largest musical instrument?
106465. Who voiced the cartoons Penelope Pitstop and Sherman, of Peabody and Sherman fame, a Jay Ward cartoon?
106466. When is somebody likely to use "aqua borovi"?
106467. Are there plants with green flowers?
106468. What is the cheapest means of transportation from Liverpool to Loughborough, Leicester?
106469. Whose descendant's voice appears to be the best so far found for plant growth?
106471. The name of what common orchestral instrument is a gross misnomer?
106472. A prominent composer was arrested in Boston on tax day in 1940 for tampering with national property. Who was the composer and what was the property he was charged with tampering with?
106473. Why is Bethpage Black so exclusive?
106474. Who served the longest on the Supreme Court?
106475. What dance brought down the Pickwick Club in the 1920s?
106476. Who stayed in St. Petersburgh when he saw a change coming?
106477. Can you name twelve differences between the African and Asian elephant?
106478. What is another name for bail-enforcement agents?
106479. Who are the twelve members on Iran's Guardian Council?
106480. If it is true Ayatollah Khamenei issued a fatwa against nuclear weapons, then is it possible that Iran would still use nuclear weapons against another country?
106481. Did Hitler have any blood relatives who fought against him during World War II?
106482. In current American television programming, is there a larger percentage of time devoted to advertising than there was in previous decades?
106483. In which year was the first television set sold?
106487. Is the title 'President' in the United States a title for life? I recently heard Bill Clinton referred to as President Clinton on US TV but should he be 'Former President Bill Clinton' or is he indeed a President for life?
106488. Have any U.S. Presidents been divorced either while in office or before or after their terms?
106489. What connects King Harald and a bind rune?
106490. What connects Alabama, Phone, Alexander Calder and Avril Lavigne?
106491. What connects Parsec, Home Computer, Phosphatidylcholine and Political Correctness?
106493. Other than the four main characters, who are the top five characters appearing the most episodes of "Seinfeld"?
106494. A very fortunate Florida man caught what rare sight on his camera recently?
106495. Who in 1990 became the first Prime Minister anywhere in the world to give birth while in office?
106496. Which European country is the world's largest producer of false teeth?
106497. Which country was referred to as Serendib by the Arabs?
106498. How do we better know the religious site called "Sri Harmandir Sahib"?
106499. What groups using a jug as an instrument made it into Billboard's Top 100 Chart?