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Questions From Jun 21 09
106501. On a vehicle, what are lugs?
106502. Which TV characters are the stars of the game "Beavis and Butt-head Bunghole in One"?
106503. What is the name of the cartoon gopher on NASCAR's FOX telecast?
106504. What is the name of Brian Griffin's son from "Family Guy"?
106505. Which country is the world's largest producer of false moustaches?
106506. Who was Topsy and why was her death such a sad spectacle?
106507. What year did the Topsy incident at Coney Island occur?
106508. Can you name the last team to beat Leeds on the opening day of the season?
106509. Who is the only NBA player to score 60 points or more and foul out in the same game?
106510. What is the origin of the word "caboodle" as in "full kit and caboodle"?
106511. What male star played one of two major roles in a 1972 mystery movie and then played the other major character in a 2007 remake of the same movie?
106512. What is a Samsung dongler?
106513. What length of time did Emily Post consider ideal for an engagement?
106514. For which motion picture, and why, did Jack Foley first add sound after filming had occurred by the process that now bears his name?
106515. What does George draw on the back of a picture frame for Lucy to discover in 'A Room With a View'?
106516. I know that suicide bombers are prevalent in the Middle East, less so elsewhere. Other than the
Kamikaze pilots of World War II, have there been
any other societies that have practised such
methods in the past?
106518. The title card for the 1970s vintage TV show "Good Times" is set in an unusual serif font or typeface that I haven't been able to find the name of. Does anyone know what font this is?
106519. The principle action of what novel involves the return of twelve diamond pendants to the Queen of France?
106520. I'm trying to find the title of a Japanese movie about a little boy on holiday at the seaside who spends time with a young woman who works at a kiosk. The boy dies and she is given his shell collection. The English title is something like "Nabi's Holiday"?
106521. Who are the Nokhchmekhkakhoi?
106522. What is tear gas?
106523. Who is Neda?
106524. When and where did the ice cream "sundae" get that name?
106525. How did the name Reuben come about as the name of the deli sandwich? Was the guy's name Reuben who created it?
106526. How many words in the English language have two q's?
106527. What does Jean-Pierre Jeunet's Amélie find in a box in her apartment?
106528. Is Vern Yip married?
106529. What food is the most eaten in America?
106530. What are the Georgia Guidestones?
106531. A mural at which airport has given rise to a spate of conspiracy theories?
106532. What large island is known as "The Apple Isle"?
106533. When did regular television broadcasts begin in America?
106534. In nursery land, how old is the pease porridge in the pot?
106535. ?Blue Square? and ?Black Diamond? apply to which sport?
106536. What is unique about the Supreme Court of Victoria buildings?
106537. What was the name of the world?s first artificial satellite?
106538. Why did Gotthard Heinrici have the nickname "our poison dwarf"?
106539. What is the correct term for the large wind-deflector devices which are fitted to the tops of many lorry cabs?
106540. What does Mondeo mean in whichever language it comes from?
106541. What forces counteract the force of gravity?
106542. Are there theories as to why Anti-Semitism has been so prevalent over the ages?
106543. Is carbon dating considered to be infallible?
106544. Why did Theodore Roosevelt dislike the name "Teddy"?
106545. Even though they rarely tour these days, is it true that Graham Chapman, of Monty Pythons Fying Circus, was cremated, not buried and his ashes in an urn go on tour with the troup when they perform live?
106546. When a musician records a song which has previously been recorded by somebody else, why is it said that he has "covered" that song?
106547. Which was the last war Switzerland was a part of?
106549. Which is the highest continent on Earth?
106550. Is it true that Mongolia is often referred to as 'The Land of the Eternal Blue Sky'?
106551. Which Raj Kapoor directed film was released as "Brodigaya" in Russia?
106552. What are the first four words to the American Declaration of Independence?
106553. What evidence is there to support the legend that Ponce de Leon discovered Florida while searching for the "Fountain of Youth"?
106554. In the novel "Tangerine" by Edward Bloor, what is the name of the first team that Paul's soccer team plays a game against?
106555. During the first Mr. Memory sequence in the 1935 movie "The 39 Steps" an older gentleman from the audience keeps repeating a question that Mr. Memory never does answer. What is the question, and what would be the answer?
106556. What word in the English language has only one vowel which occurs six times?
106557. What mountain chains are in the State of Florida?
106558. What is Peter's last name in the cartoon show "Family Guy"?
106559. In the movie "Up" what does it say in that one page in Carl's scrapbook?
106560. Besides Florida, what other US states have no mountains?
106561. What was the country and why was it chosen as the United States' protecting power in North Korea?
106563. What mathematical concept puzzled and alarmed the ancient Greek thinkers and is believed to have contributed to the decline of creative mathematical thought in the ancient world?
106565. What is the origin of the phrase, "Drunk as a newt"?
106566. Is there a difference between blueberries and bleuets?
106567. Which rodent gets its name in English from a French word referring to its excessive sleeping potential?
106568. What European state has a bishop and a president as its joint rulers?
106569. With what name did the Nazis refer to Austria after they had achieved "the Anschlusz"?
106570. What sad fate did a certain Admiral of the Third Reich share with a famous protestant theologian in a German prison on April 9, 1945?
106571. Are there any U.S. states that have no mole hills?
106572. Are there any sharks in Oklahoma City?
106575. How do you pronounce the name Nausicaa, the princess who rescued Odysseus?
106576. Why doesn't a firewalker's feet get burned?
106577. What does the LLC mean at the end of a company's name? Example: The John Doe Company, LLC?
106578. How did the term "drunk as a skunk" come about?
106579. How far away from the Earth is the furthest object in the known universe?
106580. When you look out to sea and can see no further, i.e. the horizon, how far are you actually looking?
106581. If somebody went on a space-walk upon working on the space station, a very loose example, and then became detached from the station, i.e. floating freely in space, would it be possible for the person to move themselves closer to the Earth or actually re-enter the Earth's atmosphere by some sort of swimming motion, for want of a better expression?
106583. What practice will the 82nd Academy Awards or Oscars revive in 2010 that was last done during the 16th Academy Awards held in 1944?
106584. Which leading man from Hollywood's Golden Age hid from the public the fact that he had a wooden leg?
106585. When the New York Yankees drop Johnny Damon, Hideki Matseui, Jose Molina, and Oliver Nagy, how much money will their payroll be reduced?
106586. What does "Fitz" mean in surnames such as Fitzpatrick or Fitzgerald?
106587. What is the doomsday machine?
106588. Following a GBP, what are the average quantities of consumed food and at what intervals?
106589. Who built the first operational helicopter?
106590. Why was horseradish so named?
106592. If a rocket took off from the Earth and followed our orbital path around the sun, how long will it take before the rocket returns?
106593. Is there a universally accepted time span for a moment?
106594. A fictional mutant monster gave us this term for a woman who's unbearable while planning her wedding?
106595. Which American presidents have statues or memorials dedicated to them outside of the United States?
106596. Which Indian political leader is the author of "My Country My Life"?
106597. Is it true that Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone?
106598. Why have some countries had a fixed rate against the U.S. dollar for many years?
106599. The Chaco war, between Paraguay and Bolivia (1932-1934), erupted due to a minor sticky little dispute over what?
106600. How old was the Virgin Mary when Jesus was born?
106601. They were among the first to use this blood-thinning seed for its nasal stimulating properties and have made something one could use after the shower, perhaps during the blue hour, and most recently, his precious nectar. How much does his precious nectar cost?
106602. The chronic failure of the organ contained within Gerota?s eponymous fascia can lead to hyperactivity of four glands in your neck, in turn leading to a sign reminiscent of a classic English rugby uniform. What is this sign?
106603. The most southern point of this European peninsula features a nude statue modeled by woman whose granddaughter wanted Bill dead. What is this southern village called?
106605. This Indian word for ?great or big? aptly describes the trucks little boys use to haul a mound of dirt around, a word that happens to be shared by a bean illegal in the U.S., but could very well be in your cupboard as an adulterant to another, quite legal bean. What is this word?
106606. What two famous celebrities have passed away today, on June 25, 2009?
106607. What is the name of Christ?s statue that stands over Rio de Janeiro?
106608. How many people are there in the painting ?The Last Supper??
106609. According to Greek mythology, who or what lived in the centre of the labyrinth?
106610. Who said: ?I don?t look in the mirror, I should probably pay more attention to my appearance??
106611. What is the difference between a Rube Goldberg and a Heath Robinson?
106612. What ingredient do the gods' favourite drink nectar, and the gods' favourite food ambrosia have in common, and what is their common effect?
106613. Is there a difference between cole and kale or are both words just alternatives for the word cabbage?
106614. What English word for a pretty, but not too bright, young woman is actually a shortened version of an Italian word for a baby?
106615. What British English "bird" becomes a "bug" in American English?
106616. Which soccer clubs have had the most total points deducted in their history?
106618. In art collectors' terms, privately, what would the Mona Lisa painting be worth?
106619. Didn't Antonnio Meucci invent the telephone?
106620. According to Sybil Fawlty, what fears does her mother have?
106621. What do Claude Rains, David Duchovny, Rex Harrison and Red Pollard have in common?
106622. What was the name of the photographer who took the famous "70's Red Bathing Suit" photo of Farrah Fawcett?
106623. Apart form Napoleon Bonaparte, which historical figures are known for their tyranny as well as their short stature?
106624. From the movies "Hairspray", what does the term "hair-hopper" mean?
106625. Leaving Bradford after a long day there, Baloo noticed a largish factory apparently manufacturing 'dished ends'. What the heck are dished ends?
106626. For many years, visitors to this actor's mansion were surprised at times to find real gold flakes raining down on them, though the effect was unintentional. Who was the actor and what prompted these golden snow showers?
106627. Did one of the members of Milli Vanilli die?
106628. From oldest to youngest, what are the names of George and Mary Bailey's children?
106629. What is the address of Fawlty Towers from the early BBC TV show with John Cleese in Tougay?
106630. How much money did it cost Colleen Moore to build her dollhouse?
106632. Today, June 26, 2009, who owns the full rights to The Beatles' song catalogue?
106633. What caused Michael Jackson's skin to change color?
106634. What was the restaurant selection like in ancient Rome?
106635. How can you find out how things are, according to philosopher Leibniz?
106636. Who coined the term "sociology"?
106637. Why did Michael Jackson wear those surgical masks over his face?
106638. What is the difference between glossolalia and xenoglossy?
106639. What is the term for an individual in a group, who is the only speaker of a given language?
106640. How did the titmouse bird get its name? It's not even a rodent!
106641. Is there any truth to the recent scientific claim that prolonged consumption of tofu leads to a shrinkage in men's brains?
106642. What percentage of crime in America is estimated to be "white collar"?
106643. He used his Borzoi as the colophon for his eponymous publishing house which was intently, not randomly, acquired by another house. Translate his last name into English and you have the first name of a signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence. From what state did this signer come?
106644. Not made of a cosmetic despite its popular name, on its 17th to 19th floors a guy made off with other people?s fortunes. Who were the architects of this building?
106645. He spotted something big and red on this jovial planet, and now a namesake craft has spotted a mysterious polygon on another planet?s pole. Which planet?
106646. ?Black leg or foot? might not sound appetizing, but read it in an Iberian tongue and a true delicacy is revealed, the best kind of which is made from creatures fed exclusively in final days with this food, an ancient symbol of patience and protection from storms, if not from slaughter. What is this delicacy?
106647. Before the Pentagon was built, from where did the US plan out its military strategy?
106648. Which gender is more apt to snore?
106649. Which Scottish Premier League club began playing in green and white and changed to black and white before settling on their present kit colour scheme?
106650. What is the difference between a bunion and a corn?
106651. Which professional football player was presented for enshrinement into the NFL Hall of Fame by the father of a then unknown actress, who later became famous for her work in television?
106652. Is there a specific name for fear of giraffes?
106653. The actor who, portraying himself, scored the game-tying goal as time ran out in the 1995 movie "Sudden Death", was born on the same day of the year, not same year, as two other major U.S. sports Hall-of-Fame athletes. What is the name of the actor, and what are the names of the other two Hall-of-Famers?
106654. What is the national sport of Afghanistan?
106655. Which U.S. Presidents' faces are sculpted on Mount Rushmore?
106657. In the United States, what day is the Presidential Inauguration Day?
106658. Rhode Island is considering a change of what and why?
106659. Which boxer won the middleweight championship, then never defended it; appeared in 19 movies; was married nine times and sent to prison for the death of his soon-to-be tenth bride; and possibly has a popular idiom named after his nickname?
106660. Which cylinder record company had a trade mark depicting an elephant standing on a cylinder record?
106661. Does vegetable oil expand when frozen?
106662. The U.S. Presidents have lived in the White House since 1800. Where did they live before that?
106663. What does Progressivism mean in American politics?
106664. Is it true that a waterspout dissipates when it touches land?
106665. At room temperature, how long can harmful bacteria live on a door handle?
106666. Why is it 'jet black?' Not many black jets on the runways.
106667. Why is it unicorn with one horn, unicycle with one wheel, but unisex is a hair cut for two sexes?
106668. From where comes the belief that elephants never forget?
106669. If a bucket of water is poured from a height of a thousand feet will it dissipate to the extent that people standing below will not be aware of it? Let's assume that there is no wind.
106670. What is Barbara Bush?s claim to fame?
106671. Did ancient Rome have anything equivalent to fancy restaurants?
106672. What surname links singer Sandra Ann Goodrich with singer Cyndi Lauper?s musical contribution to PeeWee?s Playhouse?
106673. How is a 1976 movie that included actor Bob Crane as ?Pepper? related to the lyrics of ?50 Ways to Leave Your Lover??
106674. How is singer Richard Marsh related in name to an Aussie character played originally by Fryer and later by McIntosh?
106675. According to the printed rules, for what reason will judges deduct points in the The 18th Annual West Virginia Road Kill Cook-off?
106676. Based solely on an otoscopic view, how would the cone of light help identify which ear is being viewed?
106677. This combative resident of the same municipality where a giant goat gets burned almost every year is no little saint despite his name, but he does prove that planning for warfare is not a uniquely human trait. Who is he?
106678. Charo?s former brother-in-law made a work of art on a book that recently sold for a record-breaking price. What was the book?
106679. One would normally shuck them off with no quarter, so to speak, but find an extra one in the right spot and you could make a mint or at least enough to buy a lot of cheesehead hats. What year should you watch out for?
106680. If she were alive today, Barbara Bel Geddes, perhaps best rememembered for her role on the TV show "Dallas", might have reason to be upset with the owner of a champion pedigree dog. Why?
106681. Which is the first Indian film to be shot inside the NASA research centre?
106682. What capital is surrounded by, but is not part of, the Flemish region of Brabant?
106683. What connects Telly Savalas, Lindsay Anderson, Pink Floyd and ancient Sparta?
106684. What is considered to be the oldest US Boy Scout camp?
106685. What do South Carolina governor Mark Sanford, Rudolph Giuliani, Ian Fleming and William Pitt the Younger have in common?
106686. In the NHL, the most a player will get for fighting is a five minute penalty, while in the Olympics he will be thrown out of the game. Why the difference?
106687. What do the numbers 1444, 1446, 1464, 1466, 1644, 1646, 1664 and 1666 have in common?
106688. What is the Crazy Horse memorial in South Dakota pointing at?
106689. What band has had the most members from the start to present day?
106690. How many people were at Rudolph Valentino's funeral in 1926?
106691. Which silent movie actor lies in an unmarked crypt?
106692. What are the "pea picker" and "cotton picker" that were popular among kids a generation ago?
106693. Which rock and roll bands had two drummers?
106694. In the 1930's a group of people spelled together a 4-letter word in an original way. Back then, that this group spelled this word was not shocking. This group never spelled it again, and if they did it now it would be most shocking indeed. Four years later, another group of people spelled the exact same word in pretty much the same way as the first group, and to this day they spell this word, usually about once a week during the fall, and spelling this 4-letter word is not shocking to them at all. What's the word?
106695. Which female rappers or female rap groups dissed J.J. Fad?
106696. Who used the slogan "Built through generations"?
106697. Who advertised or used the slogan "Its flavor wins"?
106698. Are Niger and Nigeria the same country?
106699. Is it true or false that the Freira seabird had almost become extinct within six years of its discovery in 1903 due to collectors taking eggs and birds?
106700. Is there any evidence that tinfoil can deflect electro-magnetic radiation?
106701. What is the proper pronunciation of the surname "Llull?"
106702. Is a bergamot pear a real pear or is it a citrus fruit, and what is the origin of its name?
106703. As of June, 2009, how many men's 100m dash national records fall short of Flo Jo's women's world record of 10.49 sec?
106704. When and where did the last conversation between Akira Kurosawa and Toshiro Mifune take place?
106705. Why did the late Michael Jackson wear that jeweled white glove?
106706. What English adjective suggests that politeness, refinement and elegance were originally linked with townspeople rather than with countryside people?
106707. What link is there between the word lumbago and a Latin word from which Spanish lomo derives?
106708. Which club, in the conference in 2003, has since won League Two, promoted from League One to the Championship, reached the Quarter finals of the Carling Cup when in League One and has also won the Johnstone's Paint Trophy?
106709. Can you name the six Liverpool players who won the League Cup on four consecutive occasions from 1981-84?
106711. What are the two reasons that "I cry away each lonely night?"
106712. Which cricketer wrote the book "The Art of Cricket"?
106713. Sometimes called oil of vitriol and found in cars, what name is it more commonly known as?
106714. Which African city is named from the Greek word meaning "three towns"?
106715. Who are the Daughters of the American Revolution aka DAR?
106716. What is fuzzy logic?
106717. Which African country's name means "hippopotamus"?
106718. In what music videos does Michael Jackson do his famous "moon walk"?
106720. Which of John Cena's brothers is nicknamed Boog, Sean or Steve?
106721. What is the world's most geographically isolated nation or territory?
106722. Was Ritchie Valens known to speak English or Spanish better?
106723. Do modern day astronomers identify any particular celestial body as potentially being Revelation's Wormwood?
106724. Why do Americans drive on the right side of the road while Europeans drive on the left?
106725. Who coined the term "dago", what does it mean, and has it always been derogatory?
106726. Which team nickname in the U.S. National Basketball Association aka NBA, would best indicate a long run of success for a British conker? Being a "King" is not enough!
106727. Placed head-to-toe, which group would be taller: The University of Connecticut Huskies starting lineup for the 2009 Women's NCAA Baskebtall Championship game, or the original lineup of the "Florodora Girls"?
106728. How do you turn the traffic announcements off in a Mercedes class A, C or E?
106729. From where do we get the word "lullaby"?
106730. Are there any velodromes in the state of North Carolina?
106731. What is the proper pronounciation for the surname Ulloa?
106732. When and where was actress Helen Riaume born?
106733. An instrument, named after a muse, meets a sad fate in which Bruce Springsteen song?
106734. Which fashion accessory is a must for the Frevo?
106735. What is the highest mountain the Tour de France has ever summited?
106736. What is the origin of July as a name for the month?
106737. What's the name of Katy Perry's album?
106738. Are any of the six soldiers that raised the famous American flag at Iwo Jima still alive today?
106739. Roads are called lanes, avenues, streets, etc., but how did the name causeway come about?
106740. What is the nickname of the son of Henry Jones?
106741. Buzz Aldrin reportedly harboured resentment against Neil Armstrong because he felt that he had used his influence to cheat Aldrin of the chance to be first to step on the moon. While they were on the moon, what did Aldrin do to "punish" Armstrong?
106742. What is the earliest recorded reference to a vampire or vampire-like creature?
106743. Which Canadian singer or group had a song about a girl named Matilda?
106744. What is an "eolith"?
106745. In the "Bash Street Kids" strips of the "Beano" comics, who is the kid with black hair and his/her arm in a sling?
106746. How are wasabi and horseradish different?
106747. Al Franken was just declared the winner of the Minnesota senate seat. Did the time length of this long recount set any records?
106748. Is it true that adults are less prone to tooth decay than children and adolescents even if there is no change in their dental hygiene and eating habits?
106749. Which three members of the Everton team that won the European Cup winners cup in 1985 went on to play for Rangers?
106750. Waht univertisy sutdy conculded taht it deosn't mettar waht oedrr the lteters are in a wrod, as lnog as the fsrit and lsat letters are corrtcely plecad?
106751. When and why did Britain adopt the US style continuous school years which replaced the separate systems for junior and secondary schools?
106752. Now Montenegro is independent, is there any reason it has kept its Italian name rather than use a new one in their own language?
106753. What was the nickname that Mr. Roper had for his wife on "Three's Company?"
106754. What is the difference between intelligence and wisdom?
106755. According to a report released today by Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which U.S. state has the leanest residents?
106756. Are there more left-handed people in cultures which write from right to left?
106757. Where are you likely to see a "pashkevil"?
106758. Which US states give the federal government more money than they receive from it?
106759. Which veteran supporting Oscar-winning actor re-spelled his real first name "Cambridge University Style" (see question 106750), and used it in his stage name as his last name?
106760. I just read somewhere that "Mama" Cass Elliot suffered a fatal heart attack. So she didn't die by choking on a ham sandwich?
106761. In the UK in spring there are many acres of yellow flowered fields. These are rape, grown for the oil in the seeds. Recently (late June), Baloo has noticed a fair acreage coming into yellow flower again. The plant looks like a crucifer, but it's a bit late for rape. Any ideas?
106762. Which tree has the largest seeds?
106763. Which cricket coach wrote the book "Learning from Legends, Cricket"?
106764. Which world famous landmark is found on Mount Lee?
106765. The Indian government has initiated Veer Abhimanyu Award for boys under 18 for which sport?
106766. Are the candy shells of M&Ms, Reese's Pieces, Smarties, and other similar types of candies known to have any taste?
106767. What is a Sassenach?
106768. What is the distance between Concord, NC and Chapel Hill, NC?
106770. What is the first known example of a celebrity or notable public figure being used to advertise a product?
106771. In reference to "that's the way things are done," what does rule of thumb mean?
106772. What is murderabilia?
106773. What is Cecil John Rhodes? claim to fame?
106774. What is the name of the bridge between Brooklyn and Staten Island?
106775. What is the name of Pigling Bland?s brother?
106776. What is the name of a solid body of which each face is a parallelogram?
106781. Who got a one way ticket to Palookaville?
106782. Where in the Bible do you find reference to the people living on the island of Crete being directly insulted?
106783. How long does it take for glass to decompose?
106784. How long did it take Glass to compose the opera Satyagraha?
106785. Who bumps Peter from his hotel suite in the movie "Forgetting Sarah Marshall"?
106786. In the early 1930's, her father and mother each starred in separate Alfred Hitchcock movies. She herself was a Tony-nominated performer. Who is this 'forgotten' actress?
106789. What is the difference between a theist and a deist?
106790. How many independent nations are there in the Caribbean Sea?
106791. There is a club in New York city, in lower Manhattan, called CBGBs. What does CBGB stand for?
106792. What is the collective term for a group of ferrets?
106793. What website was closed down by order of the FBI for pretending to supply human flesh for human consumption?
106794. Can you name the seven footballers, whose surname begins with 'M,' that have been capped more than 50 times for Scotland?
106795. Which actor was in 230 movies, had a prior job as an elephant trainer and was married to an actress who was married six times?
106797. Which incumbant US President was reelected for a second (or third, or fourth) term by the smallest margin? And which by the largest margin?
106798. What was the name of Stalin's henchman who was known as a "poisonous dwarf" due to his coldness and short stature?
106799. Did any of the scientists who had worked on the Manhattan project later write a letter to Truman asking him not to use the bomb that they had helped create?
106800. Which famous fictional outlaw debuted on the cover feature of Two-Gun Western #5?
106801. Do custom knife makers get most of their oosik from Alaska or Siberia?
106803. What are the differences between the main idea
and a thesis?
106804. Where did the term "being drummed out of the military" originate?
106805. Where is there a gargoyle that looks just like Darth Vadar?
106806. How many copies of Jimmy Eat World's fourth album were released under the original title "Bleed American" before being retitled as eponymous?
106807. How much bigger is the planet Mercury than our moon?
106808. How many meteorite craters are visible on the face of the earth?
106809. When was the last time that the torch observation deck on the US Statue of Liberty was open to the public?
106810. Am I to assume, with the phrase "well, gosh it just went haywire," that the term haywire came from something associated with farming and bales of hay?
106811. Has it even been proven 100% sure that Robin Hood never existed and is only a legend?
106812. On this spot a fictional couple had an evening tryst, foreshadowing their tragic end by dagger and poison, while much later a real couple did a deed never done before on the same supposed spot. What was the deed?
106813. She is ninth to reign in this venerable home of allies and relatives which includes among others, a veritable round table of wits, actors, critics and poets. Who is she?
106814. In this Midwestern U.S. city replete with knowledge, all homes face the sun and have on their peaks a golden embellishment reminiscent of a genetically remarkable ethnic population of nine skies. What is the Midwest city?
106815. His craggy nose resulted from a fall during an aftershock and he later documented the moon in fall from a craggy point in a snowy mountain range. What exact date and time did he make this document?
106816. During the Civil War, did the American flag have fewer stars than it did previously as a result of the southern states seceding from the union?
106817. What is the title of James Blunt's first album?
106818. What was the first James Bond movie after 'The Living Daylights'?
106819. Where do the Peoria Rivermen play their home games?
106820. Where do the Hershey Bears play their home games?
106821. What was the first "psychedelic" song recorded by the Beatles?
106823. Which former England international had been working as a plasterer when Crystal Palace signed him?
106824. What kinds of jobs did Gladys Parker?s character Mopsy have in her short comic career?
106825. Is the wand of Hermes found on the Venus Rosewater Dish?
106826. According to Pliny what can be cured by wearing a dead Amphisbaena?
106827. How is the movie tagline, ?He sees dead people... and they annoy him? related to trucker slang for the hometown of the forty-sixth US Vice-President?s spouse?
106828. What is the oldest handmade musical instrument ever found?
106829. How many layers does the average onion have?
106830. Which place completes the sequence that starts Edinburgh, Dover, Portsmouth, Bristol?
106831. How and up to what age can a parent legally change their child's name in England and Wales?
106832. How many countries have coastlines on two or more oceans?
106833. What actor portrayed three different sitting US presidents in three different films?
106834. Who was the Trinity House pilot who took the Titanic out of Southampton on her first and only passenger voyage?
106835. The fair copy seems to have been lost in the course of the printing. Of what?
106836. What US states ban the sale of all fireworks, including sparklers?
106837. What comes in a wide variety of colours despite one particular colour being named after that of an area around the eyes of the male of one species? How is this related to a colour that is fast disappearing in the natural world?
106838. Who said of his love interest that she "fills gaps"?
106839. What is the difference in meaning between "inalienable" and "unalienable"?
106840. Leeds has been chasing Warren Feen-ey this week. Can you name three ex-Leeds players whose surname ends with 'ey'?
106841. Is it true that pressing too hard on a person's carotid artery can stop their heart?
106842. How many American presidents have been Republicans and how many have been Democrats?
106843. How many of the 50 states voted for Richard Nixon in 1968, giving him a landslide victory?
106844. What Boston born Brigadier General commanded an Indian regiment whose warriors were charged with having scalped numerous Union soldiers?
106845. How does lightning result in aircraft crashes?
106846. What is the function of all enzymes in the human body?
106847. Who is known as the "Father of the Bengal Renaissance"?
106848. Why is the US dollar the reserve currency in the world? Why not any other currency?
106849. What famous celebrity is from Elmwood, Illinois? I think he appeared on Saturday Night Live.
106850. Who created Mario?
106851. What are the abbreviations for all chemical elements and how many are there?
106852. During his sermon to the Athenians, Paul quoted a saying by a Greek poet. What was the saying and who was the poet that first said it?
106853. After what are Kamuro fireworks named?
106854. From what are mortals protected when they celebrate the son of Baba Dochia on the 24th February?
106855. How many were employed at the first restaurant opened by Leroy and Forrest Raffel on July 23, 1964?
106856. Who once had a desk plaque claiming, "Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I shall fear no evil, for I am the biggest bastard in the valley," long before perishing of SDAT on America's 233rd?
106857. Where did the term "knockers" originate, concerning a woman's breasts?
106858. What well known character did Casey Kasem help to bring to life?
106859. Why does it make a noise when you put your hand on your armpit and move your arm up and down?
106860. What is the most direct proof for the Triangle Inequality Theorem in Euclidean Geometry?
106861. In what type of geometry must parallel lines intersect?
106862. What is the largest music institute in the U.S. state of Michigan?
106863. Why did the Tour de France directors stop awarding time bonuses on sprint finishes?
106864. Which college football team has won more games than anyone else?
106865. Which college basketball teams has won more games than any other?
106866. How many miracles must the Roman Catholic Church recognize of a person before they declare that person a saint? And are the requirements any different if that person had died a martyr?
106867. What didn't happen on November 9, 1966, at around 5 o'clock in the morning, though some still believe that it did?
106868. Was Titian known by that name to his friends?
106869. What college hockey team has won the most games and what college baseball team has won the most games?
106870. What Canadian city lies directly south of an American city?
106873. How many states in America have no general sales taxes?
106874. What does it mean when something is described as being "white knuckled"?
106875. Are there still people today who believe in the pseudo-science of phrenology?
106877. What was Apollo 11's landing module called?
106878. Which former Apollo astronaut led several expeditions in search of Noah's Ark?
106879. How many separate families or clans are believed to form the Yakuza, or Japanese mafia?
106880. What is the smallest incorporated city in the United States in area?
106881. What is the smallest incorporated city in the United States in population?
106882. Who is the first person filmed while sneezing?
106883. How much did it cost Thomas Edison to build the Black Maria?
106884. Which former Arsenal great was named after a Man Utd great?
106885. How many "dogs" did Joey Chestnut gobble down to remain the master?
106886. What did the French forget to say when they were saying how brilliant they were in building the Millau Viaduct?
106887. She is most famous for being the first Second and the second First and is alphabetically first in each case. She was portrayed on TV last year. Who is she?
106888. Which Hall-of-Fame Major League Baseball player patented an umbrella?
106889. In the Great Britain Olympic paralympic squad who won more than one medal?
106890. Penelope set her suitors the task of stringing her missing husband's bow and shooting an arrow through 12 axes. How did you get an arrow through 12 axes - it must have been considered an achievable task as none complained about the axes (only about the bow!)?
106891. Specifically, why was Odysseus's bow hard to string, and why would this bow type not have been used by the English/Welsh army at Agincourt?
106892. In MVP Baseball 2005, when you send out your manager to argue the call, will the umpire ever change his call?
106893. Which is the only African country that is not a member of the African Union?
106894. Which TV station's name means "the peninsula"?
106895. What are the names of the three bodies of water bounding India?
106896. Smiling Buddha was the name given to India's first what in 1974?
106897. What was the final Disney film to be released on VHS?
106898. Where can the outline of a basketball player be seen on the left, while the right hand side is often said to contain a poodle or an old lady?
106899. One of the earliest known records of which (now common) medical practice is in a contemporary account of an unsuccessful attempt to extend the life of a mediaeval pope?
106900. A guy goes to Dairy Queen and has a medium Smarties Blizzard. How many minutes of bicycle riding does he need to take in order to burn off the calories?
106901. Which country is surrounded by seas whose initial letters almost spell the name of the country?
106902. What is Oplan August Moon?
106903. What is a "bagelhead?"
106904. What is the oldest continuously inhabited Christian monastery?
106905. After Australia's iconic "Redheads" match company was bought by a Swedish firm, what did Aussie businessman Dick Smith name his own brand of matches in protest?
106906. What is the link between coltan, mobile phones and mountain gorillas?
106907. What is dandruff, does everyone have it, and how do you get rid of it?
106908. Who is the only Great Britain Olympian who has won gold medals in two different disciplines?
106909. What is the sleep humans find in the corner of their eyes after waking up?
106910. If a security guard escorted a noisy troublemaker from a theater and had her arrested, would the charge be the same in the U.K. as it is in the U.S.?
106912. What are the purposes of and differences between ammonium lauryl sulfate and ammonium laureth sulfate?
106913. How many little flags are on the World Series trophy and what do they represent?
106914. Was Oprah at the Michael Jackson funeral?
106915. In the original taping of "We are the World," all those singing were Grammy winners. Who is the only Grammy winner not asked to sing?
106916. Are there Fourth World countries?
106917. Has edible squash ever been used in the process of ridding the human body of internal parasites?
106918. Exactly 14/65 of the area of a well-known object is coloured differently and filled with identical objects arranged into nine rows and eleven columns. What is the object?
106919. We know that duck is sometimes a tasty meal, however, how did the term "duck" referring to watchout, lower your head, etc. come about?
106920. Did Osama bin Laden or al Qaida admit to the 9/11 attack?
106921. Is the yuan undervalued?
106922. He began his published literary career ridiculing the Declaration of Independence. Subsequent works championed the equality of women and gays, freedom of religion, and the rights of animals. In many ways he was ahead of his time. It is fitting that regularly, though very infrequently, he attends as a non-voting member the board meeting of the school his principles helped found, the first secular and non gender-biased university in the nation. Who is he?
106923. What was the worst earthquake in the history of the US?
106924. Who is Martin Eisenstadt?
106925. What was the punishment for setting off a fake four-minute-warning during the Cold War in the UK?
106926. Who is Jeremy Bender?
106927. Who was the last person executed in the US and where and when did it occur?
106928. What is an Ausbausprache?
106929. Which location recently joined a sanctuary in Oman as the only two members of an unfortunate list?
106931. Who raised the slogan "Jai Jawan Jai Kisan"?
106932. Which Prime Minister of India wrote "Discovery of India"?
106933. Whose birth anniversary is celebrated as "Kisan Diwas" in India?
106934. Which car manufacturer is named after the US market that it targets?
106935. Although it was called the Beijing Olympics, what was happening about 300 miles away?
106936. Where are the treasures of the Tutankhamen tombs kept?
106937. What club did Tommy Lee talk about selling out in LA?
106938. Today in the US, what rare moment in time occurred?
106939. It comes in two inherited forms, wet and dry, tastes bitter, fights infection and can be used to determine the age of a dead whale. What is it?
106940. A disaster that wiped out much of a city was said to have started in the house of a man whose son was to become a much more famous historical figure. What was the year and the disaster and what were the names of the two men involved?
106941. How did Han Solo get his name?
106942. Lenox, Ross, and Angus are just some of the nobility in what bloody offering?
106943. Who said "Fair shake of the sauce bottle," before Prime Minister Rudd said it?
106944. ?Finish? and ?Browning? are used in which trade?
106945. At what speed does a wind become a hurricane?
106946. What were the first words spoken on a film sound track?
106949. Where in the Bible does God turn stone to bread?
106950. Was Michael Jackson's dermatologist the father of two of his children?
106951. What is the plural of 'shot in the foot'?
106952. How was the Evian commercial made, where there are a bunch of babies roller skating?
106953. What was the first Scottish soccer club to lose its place in the Scottish League after World War II?
106954. Who played professionally for both Carlisle United Soccer Club and Yorkshire County Cricket Club?
106955. Who was the first known person to climb the Cuillin Ridge in less than six hours?
106956. Who has had the most wins of being Sports Personality of the Year?
106957. What was Lorenzo da Ponte's full Jewish name, before his conversion to Catholicism?
106960. What makes colours, well, coloured?
106961. What is the difference between clinical and chronic depression?
106962. There are three different types of hair found on the human body. What are they?
106963. What is the name given to a doctor or specialist who specializes only for the human ear?
106964. In simple words can someone explain to me why in some countries Prime Minister has the power, whereas, in other nations President holds the most powerful position? Example: In Pakistan the President has the power while in India the Prime Minister has the power?
106965. Where is the headquarters of WHO?
106966. Who's the kid who dunked on LeBron?
106967. Which ten colleges have the most NCAA Championships, and how many do each have?
106968. Who, if anyone, has Napolean?s penis?
106969. What lyrics link ?Forever? by Chris Brown, ?Taxman? by The Beatles and Genesis? ?Turn it on Again??
106970. What was the cost of one share for the company founded by Feinstein & Eisenberg when it hit the NASDAQ in summer 1992?
106971. What company?s humble beginnings invoved a horse named Paddy, a rented wagon, brotherly entrepreneurship and $65 in capital?
106972. What US Cities are represented by all four major US profession sports teams - baseball, football, basketball, and hockey?
106973. How many variations of the numbers 1 - 45 can you make using 7 numbers?
106974. Is there currently a war going on in Sudan and/or Sierra Leone?
106975. Is Cecil Adams actually Ed Zotti?
106976. Their creator had a Poet Laureate as a godparent, their narrator was also the only person to make over 100 appearances on another long running children's show and they dominated the UK singles charts in one particular year. What are the names of these characters, as well as those of the two people and the other show involved?
106978. The early 1960s English group The Detours went on to fame as who?
106979. Which silent movie has the most intertitle cards?
106980. Which city was the Japanese naval force?s target in the Coral Sea Battle?
106981. What is Brian Lara?s claim to fame?
106982. Is Tanzania a safe place to live?
106983. What do you call a person who collects shoes?
106984. How many US five star generals have there been and please name them?
106985. Who was the first person to claim that satanic messages can be heard by playing rock songs backwards?
106986. What is the total number of known moons in the solar system?
106987. Which team were the last to win the old English first Division before the creation of the English Premier League?
106988. Which hotel was the first to use the "Do Not Disturb" signs?
106989. What is the difference between a country and a principality?
106990. When, where and why were two identical open-mouthed Pacman shapes, long before the character existed, and a number often seen together on a variety of retailed items?
106991. What is the term for a list or collection of proper names?
106992. Who was the first person to get a perfect score at Pac Man?
106993. What is Rumpgate?
106994. Does Snoopy ever talk or do we only see his thoughts in the comic strip?
106996. Which country has the greatest number of indigenous languages, and which the least?
106997. Has anyone at any level hit for the home run cycle in a baseball game? A home run cycle would be a solo homer, a two-run homer, a three-run homer, and a grand slam in a single game.
106998. What gift did Barack Obama give to Pope Benedict XVI today?
106999. What foods feed candida?