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Questions From Mar 13 01
11002. Which airport is the gateway to Japan's Osaka?
11003. Lifou, Mare and Ouvea make up which island group?
11004. What is the name of the ranch in the movie 'Giant'?
11005. What is the most popular candy bar in the United States?
11006. What is the little flap in the back of your throat called?
11009. Which country drinks more Coke (brand name) than any other, USA, Canada, mexico, Japan?
11010. What is the fastest two-footed animal in the world?
11013. How many acres is 4.19 hectares?
11015. How big is Venus?
11018. Whatever became of the mutinous Fletcher Christian and his infamous crew on Pitcairn Island?
11027. What is the only animal that can see both infrared and ultraviolet light?
11029. The world's highest active volcanoes are found on what continent?
11031. Almonds are a member of what family?
11038. Did St. Patrick drive the snakes from Ireland?
11039. In the movie 'Streets of Laredo' what is the actor's name who played the role of Joey Garza?
11043. Are there any penguins at the South Pole?
11044. Is it true that early in the last century, in the event any fighter's knee came into contact with the mat it would constitute the end of a round, accounting for those grueling 75 rounds or more in professional boxing?
11049. What was the real name of who we know in popular culture as 'Dracula?'
11050. What is written on the stone that is believed to mark the grave of St. Patrick in Downpatrick, County Down, Ireland?
11052. When the swallows return to San Juan Capistrano, where are they coming from?
11055. Is award-winning soap opera star Susan Lucci really the daughter of comedienne Phyllis Diller?
11058. What is the name of the worst hurricane that ever occurred?
11059. Who made up the phrase "It's raining cats and dogs?"
11061. What are some comparisons of the Minoans and Mycenaeans?
11063. A friend asked me this but I don't know anything about it, what TV series did quarks and tribbles come on?
11064. Where does the shamrock come from for St. Patrick's Day?
11066. Who invented cellular telephones?
11068. Which US president once spent a summer working as a lifeguard and saved 77 people from drowning?
11069. Who is said to be the patron saint of lovers?
11070. Out of the following, who was the only child born in the White House: John Kennedy, Esther Cleveland, Amy Carter, or John Quincy Adams?
11073. What is the name of the smartest bird?
11075. How many points was a football touchdown worth before it was raised to six points in 1912?
11083. When a submarine is 1, a destroyer 2, a cruiser 3, then what according to the rules was 4?
11084. What surname was shared by an infamous cult leader and a doctor created by A.J. Cronin?
11087. What is the name given to Japan's national flag?
11088. Which region on Japan's Shikoku was formerly known as Sanuki?
11099. What is the blue fluid in a Magic-8 Ball?
11103. What is an allele?
11105. Who was the only member of the original Broadway cast of 'South Pacific' who played all 1,925 performances at the Majestic, NY between 1949 and 1954?
11112. What is the only animal, land or sea, that can turn its stomach inside out?
11117. What do the initials J.C. stand for in football player-turned-congressman J.C. Watts, Jr.'s name?
11120. Name two mammals that grow hair only after they are born?
11123. On 'The Dick Van Dyke Show' what was Richie Petrie's middle name, and why?
11124. What does my name Michelle mean?
11127. Do cows sleep?
11128. Who sings the theme song to the TV show 'Full House'?
11129. What was Hugh Brannum's claim to fame?
11130. What is the largest sports stadium in the world, and where is it located?
11131. What exactly is the "brass ring"?
11133. How long does it take for a baby kangaroo to grow fur?
11137. On what day is Daylight Saving Time and where did it originate?
11146. What is a Cornish hen?
11148. Did Harry Truman have any other dogs besides Feller, and if so, what were their names?
11150. Did Ronald Reagan have any kids?
11151. What was the longest war in United States history?
11155. What are the names of the movies with sequels that Jack Nicholson made and Morgan Freeman made?
11156. What item is regarded as one of the three most important inventions that "Won the West" - Conestoga wagon, Bowie knife, barbed wire or Winchester rifle?
11157. When this famous person died a sealed trunk was found containing some 100,000 pages he had written on alchemy, astology and the occult. Who was it? Isaac Newton, Carl Sagan, Charles Darwin, or C.V. Raman?
11158. Which is the only African Country where the entire populace speaks the same language: Somalia, Uganda, Kenya or Zimbabwe?
11161. Which region is France's westernmost?
11163. What was the character's name who played the building superintendant on 'One Day at a Time?'
11170. What is the name of the last US president who did not attend college?
11176. Former First Lady Pat Nixon was born with what first name?
11177. In the United States, what was Veterans Day called until June 1, 1954?
11185. What was the first movie in color to win an Oscar for Best Picture?
11186. What actor paid $93,500 for the game-winning baseball that rolled between the legs of Boston Red Sox first baseman Bill Buckner in the 1986 World Series?
11188. What was the first British number one hit for Elvis Presley?
11201. Which bird can swim as fast as a seal?
11202. Which is the only group to appear in the UK charts in every year of the 1970's?
11222. Does anyone know the regular season won-lost record of the Philadelphia 76ers vs. the Boston Celtics from 1970-79, 1980-89, and 1990-99?
11224. How fast does the average raindrop fall through the air toward the Earth?
11227. Is the book 'Lily' written by Cindy Bonner going to be made into a movie?
11229. Which coach has the most Final Four appearances?
11231. Who was the first host of Saturday Night Live when it debuted on October 11, 1975?
11232. Who was the last US president to have facial hair?
11234. Who was the first actress to appear on the cover of Life Magazine?
11237. What are dartboards made out of?
11239. Who is Elwood Eldrige?
11241. How do you measure the distance between two points on a curved surface and what instrument would you use?
11244. Who recorded 'Good Morning Starshine?'
11245. What is the only mammal that cannot jump?
11249. What years was "Hogan's Heroes" filmed?
11250. What hockey team won the Stanley Cup in 1965 and what was their record?
11251. What is the fastest land speed record and in what year was it recorded?
11252. For how many years did Homer Simpson's mom abandon him?
11254. What is the wettest state in the United States?
11255. Who designed the "golden arches" logo for McDonald's restaurant?
11256. In the Great Seal of the United States the eagle grasps thirteen arrows and what?
11258. Who was the bicycling spinster who attempts to take Toto away from Dorothy?
11259. Who sings McDonald's official jingle 'You Deserve a Break Today?'
11260. What is the Brady Bunch's phone number?
11261. What is the name of Wimpy's favorite hamburger stand?
11263. How did the United States' dollar sign originate?
11265. What is the longest place name in the United States?
11266. Which US state lies the farthest south and which state lies the farthest west?
11267. What is the least common insect?
11268. What is the fastest insect?
11270. Where did the old NeHi line of soft drinks get its name?
11274. What actor is related to Abraham Lincoln's mother?
11277. How many Good Fridays since 1900 have fallen on a Friday the 13th?
11278. The highest known natural structure in the universe is what?
11280. Internet Movie Database says that Dustin Hoffman is sometimes credited as Sam Etic. Can anyone tell me why?
11282. Which Russian leader took off his shoe and hit on the table at a United Nations conference to get attention?
11290. What speech of Abraham Lincoln's is famous because it is an example of perfect English?
11293. Who is the famous musician who played piano using only the black keys?
11294. What former Saturday Night Live alumnus was the first drummer for Steely Dan?
11295. What happens on the first Sunday after the first Saturday after the first full moon after the equinox?
11298. What was Charlie Sheen's stage name in the 1989 film 'Major League?'
11299. Which NSW town has a large man-made red potato?
11302. Why do most cows sleep standing up?
11304. Since Ted Williams hit .406 in 1941, what player had the highest batting average for a season?
11317. Who was the biggest money maker on the women's golf circuit from 1948 through 1951?
11318. I know that spermology is the study of seeds but is it also the study of trivia?
11325. Who are the two Beatles that are left handed?
11326. What is Mr. Spock's blood type on Star Trek?
11329. What is the only planet without a ring?
11330. Who played Lumpy on 'Leave It To Beaver?'
11333. In 1993 Meat Loaf edited what song from its 12 minute album version so that it runs 5:08 minutes as a single?
11335. What first name did Arthur Conan Doyle give to his famous detective before he came up with Sherlock?
11347. On what TV show did Tom Hanks make his first appearance?
11349. How long can a person last without water?
11350. Was the Luftwaffe the German air force?
11352. What was the Luftwaffe's general duty?
11354. At Jack Russell Stadium in Clearwater, Florida, on June 26, 1985, organist Wilbur Snapp played a tune following a call by umpire Keith O'Connor. The umpire was not amused, and saw to it that Mr. Snapp was ejected from the game. What was the song?
11355. How many original members were there of the British pop group The Hollies? I've consulted several books and they all give different answers as to how many there were when they first used the name.
11356. What is the maximum alcohol percentage for "table wine?"
11359. What was the first paperback ever published?
11360. Why do we say "bless you" when someone sneezes?
11361. Which main cast member from 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' is a regular character on a successful ABC prime time sitcom?
11362. What is the name of the crab in the movie 'The Incredible Mr. Limpet' with Don Knotts?
11363. What is the meaning behind '451' on Signet paperbacks?
11366. What drink is "king of beverages"?
11367. What are the four words in the English language that do not rhyme with any others?
11368. Which film witnessed Charlie Chaplin speaking on the screen for the first time?
11372. What is Porky Pig's father's name?
11373. What is Andy Griffith's middle name?
11375. What is the name of the Brady Bunch's family cat?
11376. What league requires the home team to provide 24 balls?
11378. What was the name of Taft's cow?
11379. What modern US president's first name was Stephen?
11380. Who was the first US president to ride in an automobile?
11381. What US president installed a Fresca fountain in the Oval Office?
11383. Who was the drunken actress next to Harry Truman during his 1949 inauguration who made inappropriate jestures towards those in the parade?
11386. Who wrote "Water, water everywhere nor any drop to drink?"
11388. Where was Amelia Earhart born?
11389. What year did Wisconsin impose the state income tax?
11390. Who won the Men's Shot Put at the 1996 Olympics?
11391. Who is Wisconsin's first poet laureate?
11392. Which Great Lake has the most lighthouses?
11393. In what year was 'Sports Illustrated for Kids' first published?
11395. In the United States, what are the nation's only mobile national monuments?
11396. What is the date of Ludwig Bemelmans' birthday?
11397. What is the state vegetable of Georgia?
11398. What is the motto of the Olympic Games?
11399. Is there any difference between ketchup and catsup?
11400. Who is the one hundred and eighth justice of the United States Supreme Court?
11401. What color was Henry Ford's Model T when first introduced?
11402. What is the original comic book character Green Arrow's real name?
11403. What was the title of the last song lyrics written by Oscar Hammerstein, II?
11404. In what country was paper invented?
11406. Who was the mother of King Edward VI of England?
11407. On what date was the first Twinkie baked?
11409. What is the only character from a children's book in the US Postal Service's 'Celebrate the Century' series of stamps?
11410. Who was the third pharaoh of the twenty-fifth dynasty in Egypt who ruled from 690 to 664 BC?
11411. What six year old character created by Kay Thompson lives at the Plaza Hotel in New York City?
11417. Now known as the Molson Theatre, when was the original Ontario Place Forum built and opened for concerts?
11420. Who played for over three million dollars on the TV game show 'Greed' but won nothing?
11421. By population, what are the five largest cities in the world?
11425. What month is National Nutrition Month?
11426. Who was the NBA's first black player?
11427. What instrument does Mstislav Rostropovich play?
11428. Who composed the song 'This Land Is Your Land?'
11429. What is a name for a steep walled inlet of the ocean carved by a glacier?
11430. Who was the first president whose term was limited by the United States Constitution?
11431. What root crop is the dietary staple of millions of people in tropical South America and Africa?
11433. In 1840, Great Britain issued the first postage stamp with glue on the back. What is that stamp called?
11434. In what year did the United Nations first proclaim World Food Day?
11435. What national park in the western United States preserves large areas of temperate rain forest?
11436. What New York company began delivering milk in glass bottles in 1879?
11437. What kind of transportation adopted standard time using four time zones in 1883?
11440. What position does Harry Potter play on the quidditch team?
11441. In Marc Brown's books, what is the name of Arthur Read's third grade teacher?
11442. At what high school was the Federal School Desegregation Order first enforced?
11444. In what country did Pele play his first World Cup for Brazil?
11445. What "old" American classic song that became famous in 1927 is about the Mississippi River?
11446. On what date did the TV show 'The Waltons' premiere?
11448. What were Beecher's Bibles?
11449. What does the abbreviation SCUBA stand for?
11454. In what year was the first gorilla born in captivity?
11455. On what day of the week is Thanksgiving?
11457. Who received the 1995 Humanitarian Award from the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation?
11458. Who was the first test tube baby?
11460. What state sponsored the 1965 Miss America winner?
11461. Who invented the dance called the Fox Trot?
11462. What book won the Newbary Medal Award in 1998?
11464. What two US vice presidents resigned from office?
11466. What television show used this phrase, "From out of the western sky comes...?"
11467. On what date did the United States first receive word that Iraq invaded Kuwait?
11468. Who is the author of 'Missing May?'
11469. What type of blood can be given to people with both A and B type blood?
11470. Who was interviewing the Beatles at the Plaza Hotel in New York City?
11472. As what are members of 'The Society of Friends' more commonly known?
11473. Who said, "It is better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt"?
11474. What football team, college or pro, has recorded the most wins?
11484. Who sculpted the Terry Fox monument of Thunder Bay?
11486. Apart from Washington DC, what other capital city or cities are named after former US presidents?
11487. What times of the day can the International Space Station be seen from Earth?
11488. What is a handbasket?
11489. Which green stone is sometimes used as a substitute for marble: jasper, tourmaline, serpentine, or agate?
11491. On an average, what in the following list does one square inch of your skin hold: 650 sweat glands, 20 blood vessels, 1000 plus nerve endings, or all of these?
11492. In the comic book 'The Phantom' what is the name of the Phantom's horse?
11495. In which sport was the World Cup instituted in 1970, being won by Great Britain in 1980 and 1984 and by the USA in 1982 and 1986?
11496. Why does Rx stand for a pharmacy?
11497. When is St. George's day?
11499. What is Walpurgis Night?