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Questions From Oct 21 09
110001. Who was Edward VI's mother?
110002. With a common cold or flu, what causes that dreaded tickle that conjures up a cough?
110003. Can a medical doctor prescribe meds for him or herself?
110004. Hardwoods from the Florida Keys are used for manufacturing what sports equipment?
110005. What is the origin of the internet meme: X and Y and Z...oh my!
110006. What new product claims to be more effective than toliet paper for the same intended personal hygiene?
110007. "Our show tonight is powerful. We'll wow you with an hourful, of howls from a showerful of stars." These words were used as an intro to which TV show?
110008. Did the willow tree play an important role in the invention of the aspirin?
110009. Who played Mr. Freeze on the Batman TV show?
110010. Who's voice was used for the Chatty Cathy doll?
110011. Who was the first celebrity Barbie doll?
110012. Is it the 'Old Curiosity' Shop, or the Old 'Curiosity Shop'? In other words, is it an old shop that sells curiosities, or a shop that sells old curiosities?
110013. In 1822, who claimed to have met his Doppelgänger, foreboding his own death?
110014. What kind of toilet is called "alla turca"?
110015. What is known as the only successful anti-ship missile attack on a U.S. Navy warship?
110016. What is the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid?
110017. What is the world's largest electricity-generating plant of any kind?
110018. Why is English a stress-timed language?
110019. In the original Batman TV series from the 60s, what actual car was the Batmobile made from?
110020. Where is the Lincoln limo that JFK was killed in at today?
110021. Why is the bridge over the Alconbury Brook named the Nun's Bridge?
110022. Whose house is now a small museum housing among other things the horns of the cow Blossom. He was a country doctor who became a great pioneer of a very important vaccination?
110023. Of what flower is the French "fleur-de-lys" the stylised version?
110024. What now fairly international health food got its name from Swiss German for "little purée"?
110025. What part of the FC Liverpool football stadium got its name from an event in the Boer Wars?
110026. What oval frame got its name from Napoleon's soldiers' word for a cartridge?
110027. In what antique city-state were the "idiots" excluded from taking part in politics?
110028. Can light from a source other than the sun be focused by a magnifying glass to start paper on fire?
110029. In US college athletics, what is the oldest athletic conference?
110030. What did Homer mean with "liquid gold"?
110031. The football helmet of the University of Michigan is the famed winged helmet. What other schools have the same exact helmet? I know of two, but are there more?
110032. In the Epic of Gilgamesh, how does Gilgamesh and Enkidu's relationship fulfill the intention of the gods?
110033. Who was the Empress of the blues?
110034. Who is Ruby Bridges?
110035. Who is James Meredith?
110036. Who is Clint Hill?
110037. Why is First Lady Laura Bush only receiving 10 years of secret service protection, instead of life protection?
110038. Does Canada have a House of Lords, is it similar to the UK's, and what type of Canadians are members?
110039. What book featured a character Aarfy Aardvark?
110040. How many remakes of the original Friday the 13th were made?
110041. Which Scottish football club were banned by UEFA from defending the European trophy that they had won because of the behaviour of their fans?
110042. What is the origin of the phrase, "Eat, drink and be merry, for tomorrow you may die"?
110043. What is the origin of the phrase, "on the ball"?
110044. What are the sixteen dances mentioned in the song "Land of a Thousand Dances"?
110045. What happened to James May's colorful house?
110046. Were Liz Leyh's cows moved?
110047. What is the Newton-Pepys problem?
110048. What college stadium is known as The Big House?
110049. In MLB, how many NL teams have won back to back World Series?
110050. Why is the part of Peter Pan traditionally played by a female?
110051. Why do owls sometimes appear in depictions of Christ?s crucifixion?
110052. How many fruits in height were most of The Smurfs?
110053. The predecessor of King Edward VI of England liked this vegetable cooked a certain way. It is the vegetable that Satan made Stingy Jack carry for eternity with nary more than a single coal inside. How did the monarch like this vegetable prepared?
110054. How did the nephew of the grandson of Erechtheus turn into a bird?
110055. Who was eventually awarded the apple by Paris that was thrown at the wedding feast by the goddess of discord?
110056. In which year Bombay Stock Exchange was established?
110057. Which insect is called "White Ant"?
110058. Which acid is called the "King of Chemicals"?
110059. Which war firmly established the British rule in India?
110060. Is it true that since 1949 China has only 1 time zone and before that it was divided into 5 time zones?
110061. Where have all the flowers gone?
110062. Who has the right to call herself Dame?
110063. Why is Edward de Vere famous?
110064. Junior's, a famous cheesecake shop in Brooklyn, is very embarrassed. Why?
110065. What historical link is there between the Falkland Islands and a particular port in Brittanny, France?
110066. What etymological link is there between a Dutch word for "beautiful" and a certain type of rich and savoury pastry which is often part of afternoon tea?
110067. Whose hand mirror is part of a symbol for the female sex?
110068. Is there such a thing as an overdose of certain types of vitamins?
110069. Is a Carbon element the same thing as a Carbon atom? If not, what is different?
110070. What is the world's oldest known brothel?
110071. What's going to be free on Monday, but with guaranteed long lines, and it's only for one piece?
110072. Are "draughts" and "chequers" just two different names for the same boardgame or is there an essential difference?
110073. What is the largest possum breed?
110074. In films, when someone starts singing a song they've made up on the spot, why does everyone else automatically know the words and join in singing? Don't say it's because it's scripted.
110075. Which retired footballer was born in Nottingham, played in England and Scotland, represented his country and in 1994 was purchased for a then British record transfer fee?
110076. What is an English word which contains all five vowels in the same order in which they appear in the alphabet?
110077. Did women serve in the SS?
110078. He named it after his wife and wrote a song for her with the same name. After he played "The Star Spangled Banner" it was autographed by a famous athlete. It was sold at auction and now you can buy a copy of it. What is his name, its name and the athletes name?
110079. They were so embarrassed about the song they made up a fake name for the band when it was released. The record company purchased 100,000 copies propelling it onto the charts. It became number one near the very end of the 1960s and is nowadays heard at sporting events. What is the name of the band and the song?
110080. What is Kay Fabian's relationship with professional wrestling?
110081. Where can you find 44 minutes of "Mountain Jam"?
110082. Why is a certain crude oil named "Bonny Light"?
110083. How can creative Beatlemaniacs find a walrus on the cover of the Sgt. Pepper?s Lonely Hearts Club Band album?
110084. What bill was tabled on June 12th, 1935 that served as the platform for The Kingfish?s legendary longiloquence?
110085. Did Irene Craigmile Bolam submit fingerprints to dispel the hoax?
110086. What is the translation of the suicide note made by the person who made the plutomanical assertion ?preoccupation with money is the great test of small natures, but only a small test of great ones??
110087. Can sailors smoke cigarettes when their submarines are submerged?
110088. A study was done to compare present day air quality with air from earlier periods. Samples of air from earlier periods were taken from antique hour glasses etc. What were the findings from this study?
110089. Where does Mexican territory span both sides of the Rio Bravo del Norte?
110090. What city in the USA calls itself "The City of Flags"?
110091. Has Ireland ever been called "Little Britain"?
110092. What British gold coin got its name from the country
where the gold used for its making, was actually produced?
110093. Where in Georgia can you see all three of these: Black Jack, Traveler and Little Sorrel, united in one monument?
110094. What was Bianca Jagger's maiden name before Jagger?
110095. What borough of New York has as its motto a Dutch text which is the perfect equivalent of the motto in Belgium's coat of arms "L'Union fait la Force"?
110096. What is the actual name of the road that is "the strip" in Las Vegas, Nevada?
110097. Who did the producer's wife Majal Barrett play on TV's Star Trek the first run?
110098. If it is for real, where is the Tallatchie Bridge that one Billy Joe McAllister threw something off of?
110100. During World War II a military plane made a forced landing in a Kansas farm field. The local farmer believed the Japanese were attacking, and chased the pilot around the plane for a time. What made the farmer jump to this conclusion?
110101. As the Japanese aircraft approached Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, they encountered several civilian aircraft. One of these civilian pilots later became a "first" in U.S Military history.
Who was the pilot and what was the "first"?
110102. An former oilman and RAF pilot, who launched his famed literary career with an autobiographical account of a bi-plane crash, named which of his fictional characters after a noted Derby winner?
110103. Only one LEM that launched into space is still intact. Where is it, and what is its nickname?
110104. Who was the first civilian to walk on the moon?
110105. Who put 8 great tomatoes in an itty-bitty can?
110106. What famous author's autograph was so prized in the 1890s that many of his personal checks were never cashed?
110107. Who was Mr. Pibb?
110108. Has Dolly Parton ever appeared on stage or in film topless?
110109. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) does not recogize a set of games that were played in 1906. What were the name of these games and why are they not recognized?
110110. Which British football club play their home games at the Liberty Stadium?
110111. How many Americans have been killed in terrorist attacks in the last five years?
110112. What is the historic reason Kansas City is nearly all in Missouri?
110113. In 1984 Torvill and Dean won the Olympics with their famous Bolero routine. They also did a Paso Doble routine, that I thought was excellent, but I can't find the name of the music anywhere! Can anyone tell me which to piece of music they danced their Paso?
110114. She was a nude model for both painters and sculptors and the first woman to appear nude in a film. Who is she?
110115. A famous swimmer and author tried three times to swim the English Channel but failed. Who is she?
110116. What do Frank Shailor and Charles Strite have do do with the Maillord reaction?
110117. Did the Flying Squadron of America help win World War I?
110118. This "seedy" character took advantage of free postal delivery to expand his business. Who is he?
110119. In Portugeuse "thank you" is obrigado/obrigada. Is which one used determined by who is being thanked or who is doing the thanking?
110120. Which US President was the first to meet a reigning British monarch?
110121. OK, then what was it that Billy Joe McAllister threw off the Tallahatchie Bridge into the muddy waters?
110122. Whose son Romano was one of Italy's hottest jazz pianists in the 60s?
110123. What night of the week did Bonanza originally air when it first aired
110124. What was the name of the title character in the 1960 Disney movie "Ten Weeks with a Circus"?
110125. What is Turkish revenge?
110126. What author, who served in the New Hebrides during World War II, transformed the Vantuatuan island of Ambae into his Bali Hai?
110127. Were there any unknown gold winners in any Olympics?
110128. Who received the Best Director Oscar for Roman Polanski in 2003?
110129. After Rome, what city has the most fountains in the world?
110130. Where was the Vauxhall Corsa TV advertisement filmed, the one featuring the C'mons where the towel falls off the puppet?
110131. In Cricket if a bowler has been suspected for his action while bowling then he has to go through a test in which special type of machine is fitted onto the body while the machine reads his movements of the body while bowling,, what is this called?
110132. Is it true that Albania has very close relations with China and what are the reasons for that?
110133. Which Bank is the oldest existing bank of India?
110134. On what date is the World Enviornment Day is observed all over the world?
110135. What name was given to the state of tension between the Communist states and the West after the World War II?
110136. How can we generate diversity of antibodies?
110137. How AIDS virus transfered from monkey to man?
110138. What are invisible poisons?
110139. How is a 1940 book by Phoebe Atwood Taylor connected to the poem Goosey Goosey Gander?
110140. On what tracks from Abbey Road are kings and queens mentioned in the lyrics?
110141. On what track can a careful listener apparently hear ?"if you can hear this little whisper, I never said I was afraid of dying"?
110142. How is the headstone for Judith Barsi related to ?A fragile soul caught in the hands of fate??
110143. Why can't AIDS be cured completely?
110144. How is a 1962 album featuring the track ?Autumn To May" by Stookey and Yarrow related to the poem Two Little Dicky Birds?
110145. How is it possible that SIV adapted itself within its new human host?
110146. In the U.S. advertisement for Thera-gesic, from what work of fiction does the woman read to the goats, to get them to cry?
110147. On the U.S. game show Family Feud, what does a contestant famously reply to the question: "During what month of pregnancy does a woman begin to look pregnant?"
110148. What animal peed on Johnny Carson's head?
110149. Where has a continuous scientific field experiment been running for over 160 years?
110150. His nickname was that of a historical imposter and fraud who lived 200 years before him, but he is remembered for his self-sacrifice nearly 100 years ago. Who was he?
110151. What is the largest "township", population wise, in the US ??
110152. Which Kansas City does Wilbert Harrison speak of in the song "Going to Kansas City," where he sings "got some crazy little women there and I'm gonna git me one?"
110153. Who invented the fountain pen?
110154. Who wrote the first book on endocrinology in the world? What countries were they from?
110155. How did Edmund Barton achieve a first in world history?
110156. Who was the last person to be awarded the Edward Medal?
110157. How many times did Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert play in Grand Slam tournaments?
110158. What does Candlemas celebrate?
110159. What year was the first Tour de France contested?
110160. Which emits gas the most? Males or Females?
110162. Have any countries banned the sale of bottled water?
110163. He was the last person to talk on the phone with William Desmond Taylor and the first person to direct a Mexican "talkie' movie. Who he be?
110164. She had no birth certificate and was abused by her father. Her mother tried to slit her throat when she decided to go into movies. Who she be?
110165. Elton Thomas wrote several movie for Douglas Fairbanks Sr. What is the writers full name?
110166. What is the name of the drug addled scientific detective Douglas Fairbanks Sr. plays in "The Mystery of the Leaping Fish"?
110167. Where did Pulitzer Prize-winner Paul Starr grow up?
110168. What determines whether or not an actor or actress is in a supporting role for a film as opposed to a leading role (for example, Rachel Weisz in "The Constant Gardener" who won an Oscar for her Supporting Role despite being second-billed)?
110169. What citrus fruit got its name from the North-African port from where it was usually shipped to Europe and other parts of the world?
110170. What happened to the English riding-coat, when linguistically speaking, it went French?
110171. What spider got its name from its physical resemblance to a well-known rock-musician whose first name was Frank?
110172. Who is the inventor of the slogan " Time is Money"?
110173. What was the last country against which the UK officially declared war?
110174. In 1982, which country found a substitute for its airport sniffer-dogs, what was used and why did the experiment end?
110175. In most lower case type fonts which word reverses in meaning when turned upside-down?
110176. What are road apples?
110177. What are cancer apples?
110178. What are devil's apples?
110179. What is mile high ice cream?
110180. What is Afro-Canadian milk?
110181. Which legend involves the "number of the devil" and roulette?
110182. Who did the Reverend Oscar L. Huber administer last rites to?
110183. When is it better to use "presume" instead of "assume"; or, does it make no difference?
110184. Who made the first dentures and what were they made from?
110185. Who invented the first tootbrush and what was used to make them?
110186. REM claims that the popular song phrase "Shiny Happy People Holding Hands" ironically came from where?
110187. What ?Hath no fury like a woman scorned??
110188. Right wing radio personality Rush Limbaugh has just fallen to what embarrassing hoax?
110189. Who was the first comedian to popularize the imaginary telephone in his act?
110190. Which footballer broke Pele's record as the youngest player to appear in a World Cup when he debuted for Northern Ireland aged 17 years and 41 days at Espana 82?
110191. What hotel was used in the filming of the movie "The Shining"; and, what is it being used for today?
110194. What did Walt Whitman's voice sound like?
110195. What was the the book in the Labyrinth (1986) film?
110196. Where was Posh Spice born?
110197. Which type of knife is said to have first been made in Sheffield England in the 1600s?
110198. His father was a shoemaker and his exact day of birth isn't known, but you don't need that information to find out which famous Elizabethan poet died a mysterious death?
110199. Who was the child prodigy known as "the lady of the golden bow" who made her first recording at the behest of Thomas Edison?
110200. Who played viola on Chaka Khan's album "ClassiKhan"?
110201. What book relates the story of a kid moving into a room that has a blood stain of a slave in a secret room?
110202. What name of a currency refers to a gold coin that had been "weighed" and verified?
110203. From where on the Earth's surface would you face the world's largest vertical drop through the air?
110204. What records does Erik "The Red" Denmark hold because of his tachyphagia?
110205. How is the rhyme ?The big ship sails on the ally-ally-oh? related to Independence Day in Gaborone?
110206. In what way is Poromitra oscitans related to pandiculation?
110207. How is the quote, ?Since I'm a victim of political persecution, my prison would simply be an American gulag? related to the Marilyn Manson song "Get Your Gunn"?
110208. Lennon sang ?the hollow ring is only last year's echo?. How does the source of this lyric go hand in hand with sternutation?
110209. Why does plasma always appear to be glowing?
110210. What does EMS stand for in terms of science?
110211. A start of 9 is six times less likely than a start of 1 according to which law that has been used to uncover false accounting, spurious research and dodgy elections?
110212. Who invented the microscope?
110213. Who wrote "Emile: or, On Education", and what was it about?
110214. What city served as the capital of Mauritania from 1920 to 1957?
110215. What is the Bellamy salute?
110216. In Japanese, what is Budō?
110217. Has there been a movie based on "The Catcher in the Rye," and if there hasn't, why not?
110218. What dog breed got its name from Flemish for "little shepherd" though the present shape of the original name translates as "captain of a barge"?
110219. On the original TV show "Get Smart," I remember Agent 86 Barbara Feldon, but I can't recall what her name was on the show, nor do I recall if the Chief had a name either. Do you know their names?
110220. What toothpaste got people wondering where the yellow went?
110221. What was Buster Brown's dog's name?
110222. Semi-noted actress and former wife of playwright Neil Simon, what was Elaine Joyce's real name?
110223. What name of a Swiss brand of pens and pencils is actually the adapted version of a Russian word for "pencil" and had been used by a French satirical cartoonist as his pseudonym before the Swiss pencil-manufacturers took it over?
110224. What is the European Union's counterpart or equivalent for the U.S.A. motto "E Pluribus Unum"?
110225. What hairstyle that is or was popular with certain young people, got its name from a Native American tribe?
110226. In what year did Qatar declare independence from the several nations that ruled them?
110227. In what year did the United Kingdom terminate their special treaty with Qatar?
110228. Who is Xenu?
110229. In which year did Tonga declare independence and who did they declare independence from?
110230. What is the meaning of the name of the capital city of Burkina Faso and where is it derived from?
110231. Which footballer scored for Arsenal in their 1979 FA Cup victory over Man Utd and then won the FA Cup twice with Man Utd in the 80's?
110232. Who wrote "it's gonna be a bright, bright sun shiny day?"
110233. How did the reference to someone's zipper on their pants get the name "fly" as in "your fly is down?"
110234. John Adams died in 1829; which 'last' did he achieve?
110235. How did the cat get its name?
110236. In 1778, the name United States of America was first officially used on which document?
110237. On what date is International Literary Day observed?
110238. What was St. Petersburg called during the Communist rule?
110239. Which fruit grows on Palm Trees?
110240. Whose birthday is celebrated as National Sports Day in India?
110241. What is the another name of RDX?
110242. What is the witty, clever made up name of someone who spends too much time on the internet looking for diseases or conditions and ends up diagnosing themselves, driving doctors crazy?
110243. How can a VHS video camera zoom so far with a short lens while an SLR still camera needs a very long lens to do half the amount?
110244. If a block of cheese is moldy and a person cuts off the mold, is the rest of the block of cheese still healthy enough to eat?
110245. What is the difference between "literary" and "literacy"?
110246. She was the first female state governor and the first female director of the U.S. Mint. How old was she when she died?
110247. How many different ways are there to score a touchdown?
110248. John Callcott Horsley designed the first one and it caused a controversy. What was it and what was the controversy?
110249. How did the first transatlantic telegraph cable get destroyed?
110250. What is a song about a girl who likes a boy, but the boy has someone else, and acts like he likes the girl?
110251. Is there a word for people whose names ironically resemble their professions, i.e. Margaret Court the tennis player, Tiger Woods the golfer or Wordsworth the poet?
110252. How much would a shilling or a pound cost in today's US money?
110253. What was The Second Bill of Rights?
110254. What is the title and who is the composer of the sad music played at the end of "The Incredible Hulk" starring Bill Bixby and Lou Ferrigno?
110255. Some MLB teams have captains. Which teams and what role do these captains serve?
110256. How widely is the Holocaust taught in schools in the UK?
110257. What is an example of a passage that would perfectly illustrate Henry David Thoreau's style of writing?
110258. Is there a difference of pronunciation implied in spelling McAdam rather than Macadam as in e.g. the names of the Scottish roadbuilder John Loudon Mcadam, and John Macadam, the Australian chemist after whom the macadamia nut was named?
110259. What "old" word for "a fourth part of something" was the name of a British coin that went out of use in the 1960s?
110260. Did the Coliseum get its name because of its "colossal size" or is there another explanation?
110261. What ex-movie partner of Elvis Presley's later became a Benedictine nun and even made it into the
Prioress of a Benedictine Abbey in Connecticut?
110262. Is it legal to carry a shillelagh in the Irish Republic?
110263. Who killed Cock Robin?
110264. How many calories make up a pound?
110266. What country recently made headlines because they will be closing all McDonald's restaurants due to the economic recession?
110267. Based on medical findings, how effective are pneumonia shots?
110268. Why do distant radio stations seem to come in better at night?
110269. On two separate occasions I was with friends watching a spectacular sunset from a hilltop. We were facing west. Behind us there appeared to be another sunset in the eastern sky. The eastern sunsets were beautiful, but not as remarkable as the western ones. The sunsets seemed to cover too large an area to explain it as simple reflection but I'm willing to change that opinion. What created these events?
110270. About what percent of the world's population own a telephone?
110271. In 1925, what first appeared on Britains roads?
110272. In American History William Harris became the first to do what?
110273. Do native English speakers use subjunctive on a daily basis or is this verbal form outdated?
110274. When is the next Australian census?
110275. The Novel "I Rigoberta Menchu" takes place mainly in what Central American nation?
110276. She had won this marathon in the past. This year she at first finished third, secondly she finished second, thirdly she finished first. How can this be explained?
110277. When millions and millions of barrels of oil get pumped out of the ground, what takes its place?
110278. Where in England is the South East Regional Play Association?
110279. Why was Matthew Burgos stripped of the "Little Mister Apricot" title?
110280. Are Uru Uru, Poopo and Titicaca connected?
110281. What outdoor item did Carl Eliason receive a patent for in 1927?
110282. Was Tom and Jerry the first major cartoon series broadcast on TV by Hanna and Barbera?
110283. In what year did the ABA and the NBA basketball leagues merge to become one?
110284. What's the difference between analogous and monochromatic color schemes?
110285. If a toy company wanted to make toys based on the cartoon movie Monsters vs. Aliens with B.O.B., Dr. Cockroach, and Missing Link the regular height as other toys, how big proportionally would they have to make Susan and Insectosaurus?
110287. How many types of fossils do we know?
110288. Which was the first Pixar film to be released in digital 3D?
110289. What was the name of the first talking cartoon?
110290. Who shot the Archduke Franz Ferdinand?
What is George Shillibeer?s claim to fame?
110292. What Florida theme park was recently overwhelmed by huge visiting crowds and what was the reason for the park's success?
110293. According to one large survey just released, which US city has the ugliest people?
110294. Where in the US Constitution is a capitalistic economy mandated?
110295. Prior to the appointment of Kevin Keegan as Newcastle manager in January 2008, can you name their previous six permanent managers?
110296. Is there a town named Weiner, Arkansas?
110297. Is there a town called Long Dong, Hawaii?
110298. Is there a town called Rough and Ready, California?
110300. Is there a town called Fanny, Florida?
110301. Is there a town called Rubber, Alaska?
110302. What is the difference between sea salt and table salt?
110303. In baseball, how fast in MPH does a pitch have to go to be determined a "fastball?"
110304. What is a dingleberry; a fruit? What color is it?
110305. Can you find a connection between Dr Who, Huckbald the One Legged, and a former roller skating rink? (Some inferring may be necessary.)
110306. Is there a town named Intercourse, Pennsylvania?
110307. How do we better know actress Begum Mahajabeen Bux in Bollywood?
110308. Where are the Headquarters of ESPN?
110309. Where are the Headquarters of NATO?
110310. Is it true that Tim Berners Lee invented the World Wide Web?
110311. What is the weight of the cricket ball?
110312. Which insects have eight eyes?
110313. Why is the Missouri River considered as a tributary of the Mississippi River, despite the Missouri being longer?
110314. Who was the first person to be called a "business magnate"?
110315. Which US states have ever called themselves a republic?
110317. Who was the Danish nuclear physicist who won a Nobelprize years after his father had done the same?
110318. Was there ever another case than the two Bushes, of a father and a son both in turn becoming President of the U.S.
110319. Who were the two famous film makers, one Swedish, the other Italian, who died on the same day in July 2007?
110320. How can we know whether the English word cockroach derives from the Spanish cucaracha, or whether it is the other way round?
110321. One of the most touching paintings of a daughter by her father can be seen in the Museum of Liechtenstein. Who was the German-born Flemish father and what were the first two names of the daughter?
110322. What hapenned to the Progeria suffering Youtube star Justin Tsimbidis?
110323. Who owns the luxury car with the California plate TKS MKL?
110324. ?Polly put the kettle on, Polly put the kettle on, Polly put the kettle on??. How is the person who keeps undoing Polly?s work (according to the poem) related in name to Peter Gabriel?s lyrics for Jeux Sans Frontières?
110325. Why was Trixie the Tooth Fairy from 1998 movie "Sandman? once banned from Disneyland?
110326. How is Leon Russell?s Delta Lady related in name to a 1928 work by the author who penned, ?The towers of Zenith aspired above the morning mist; austere towers of steel and cement and limestone?? in 1922?
110327. Grace Slick and her band told us that this character wanted to ?feed your head?. How is the birthplace of the actor portraying this character in Tim Burton?s 2010 flick related to the ?Oranges and Lemons Poem??
110328. What is a "mystery dial" watch?
110329. In how many movies was Oliver Hardy?
110330. What was the name of the man who ate an airplane?
110331. Who owned a hopparoo?
110332. Who did the song "Magic Woman Touch"?
110333. On the old TV show The Honeymooners, Ralph and Ed belong to the Racoon Lodge. What is the title and name of the person on the show that heads the Racoon Lodge?
110334. Is there any real documented proof as to how long "Custer's Last Stand" actually took from start to ugly ending, since no one survived?
110335. Can you name the only two footballers to score 1,000 goals?
110336. Were Syd Barrett and John Lennon known to be friends?
110337. How important is the gas cap to a car's good function?
110338. What is the writer and poet Faust first's name?
110339. If an old TV picture tube is broken open, what is the white powder?
110340. Is there a town called Bottom Fluff, Maine?
110341. Is there a town called Climax, Colorado?
110342. Is there a town called Blue Ball, Delaware?
110343. Is there a a town called Cumming, Georgia?
110344. Is there a town called Threeway, Virginia?
110345. What kills more people, seatbelts or airbags?
110346. Which nation is known to be colder, Russia or Canada?
110347. Is there a town called Yocumtown in the USA?
110348. How is ?Dollface? from the 2000 movie Chicken Run related in name to a 1962 novel from the man who wrote ?High, high above the North Pole, on the first day of 1969, two professors of English Literature?? thirteen years later?
110349. Who was the President of France (French Republic) in the year that Arby?s restaurant opened its first franchise?
110350. In what way does Mickey Mouse make an ?appearance? in the 1951 classic ?Alice in Wonderland??
110351. Jesse Owens vaulted a shoe company to international renown when he won four gold medals at the Berlin Olympic Games in 1936. In 1948 that company was split along familial lines, what two competitive companies emerged?
110352. What flavours did the original Smarties candy come in that the ?Original Fruit" variety of Skittles did not?
110353. Where is the hotel that's made of salt?
110354. How tall was Lenny the Giant?
110355. When did Fiji get TV?
110356. What was the first coin-operated video game?
110357. Which Academy Awards show had the lowest TV ratings and who was the host or hostess?
110358. Who is the person who appears in the dreams of thousands of people in the world?
110359. What was Arnold Schwarzeneggers secret message for Tom Ammiano?
110360. Who is was the first winner of the royal rumble?
110361. What was the "Today Show" cast dressed up as and what did Matt Lauer say as he got out of the drone?
110362. Biochemically, what is it that makes us like certain foods and dislike others--that is, why do some foods "taste good" or "taste bad"?
110363. I can assume the term "retro" has been misused greatly these days. What does it really mean?
110364. What is the origin of "someone has the willies?" OK, what then are the willies?
110365. Irn-Bru sponsors the Scottish first, second and third divisions, which scottish league club do they also sponsor?
110366. If you were to drop an electric cable with household voltage in a swimming pool, what is the ratio of distance from the source to loss of current? For example, how far from the wire would it be halved?
110367. When is it first recorded that people wore scary costumes on Halloween?
110369. What things make sound stay in a room? For example, the blocks in auditoriums.
110370. How is the man credited (officially in 1953) with inventing baseball related in name to the man who preceded Gérald Fauteux to the highest court in Canada?
110371. The writer of the film ?Mr. Arkadin? also came up with the title for a certain 1989 movie. How is the protagonist in this film (S.D. Nemeth) related in name to a character in a 1993 film in which Garry and Penny Marshall play husband and wife?
110372. How is Gram's method related in name to Agaricus xanthodermus?
110373. Thumbscrews were a direct ancester of what Medieval torture device designed to crush all ten digits?
110374. Who were the respective coaches of the teams in the playoff game that George W. Bush was watching when he choked on a pretzel in 2002?
110376. Which three Norwegians have won the English Premier League (soccer/football)?
110377. Which countries have agreed to receive prisoners from Guantánamo?
110378. What is the largest metropolitan area on the Ohio River?
110379. What famous German beer has woodruff added to it?
110380. What was the first grunge album?
110381. What was so unique about the former California couples resort known as Sandstone?
110382. Who won the Super Bowl in 1985?
110383. What made the Donner Party pioneer group infamous?
110384. Four and twenty "blackbirds baked in a pie." That's 24, so is 4 and 20 more poetic or why was it said like that?
110385. How many red stitches are on a regulation MLB baseball
110386. Is the firm that makes golf balls pronounced tit-lyste or title-ist?
110387. Where are the headquarters of Nickelodeon?
110388. What is the another name for Vitamin C?
110389. Which element is common in all acids?
110390. Which vitamin helps in clotting of blood?
110391. Which gland in the Human Body is called the "Master Gland"?
110392. What is the "bystander effect"?
110393. What is the better cleaner: soap and water or hand sanitzer?
110394. Which movie poster announced "The Second Greatest Flyer in the World"?
110395. Which drink was created by Charles Alderton?
110396. What was Gwyneth Paltrow's role in "Iron Man"?
110397. The song "Shake Your Thang" is on which album?
110398. The Dandi March was a protest about what?
110399. Which actress, who once played the love interest of Tom Hanks in a movie, recently soloed at Carnegie Hall?
110400. Which actress, who once played the love interest of Tom Hanks in a movie, also starred in the music video of a U.S. #1 song?
110401. Which actress, who once played the love interest of Tom Hanks in a movie, will shortly be starring on Broadway alongside an actress whose first movie starred Ingrid Bergman?
110402. Which actress, who once played the love interest of Tom Hanks in a movie, starred in her high school musical opposite a future Academy Award-winning actor?
110403. Which actress, who once played the love interest of Tom Hanks in a movie, got her start appearing in an episode of the Brady Bunch?
110404. Where is the world's largest video screen?
110405. How many players have been sent off in the Premiership this weekend?
110406. Another how do you say it one. I see tankers and wagons belonging to two firms I don't know how to pronounce. S.J. Bargh (of Caton, nr Lancaster) and Boughey Transport (of Wardle, Cheshire). Help?
110407. What are common walls of houses made of?
110408. Have any Finnish players won the EPL and if so, who are they?
110409. On 'Family Guy' they make fun of the name Dick Armey, but I do not understand why. What is so funny about the name Dick Armey?
110410. According to statistics, what is the best selling snack wrap at McDonald's?
110411. With bright spreads of color and with sharp geometrics, he lured the art world to abstraction. What was his painting that defined a movement, and why was it titled in German?
110412. When does Prime TWO, the new HD channel air in NSW?
110413. How is the birthplace of the military man mentioned in JFK's "Ich bin ein Berliner" speech the same as that of a Grand Ole Opry member inducted at the tender age of 29?
110414. Where did the animals hail from that walked the very first Macy's Christmas Parade in 1924?
110415. How is the illustrator of ?Millions of Cats? related in name to a pseudonym of the Mute?s Brindle?
110416. How many Grand pianos went down with the Titanic?
110417. How is an actress from the campy ?The Incredible 2-Headed Transplant? related in name to the man all shaven and shorn that married the man all tattered and torn?
110418. "Fat guy, little coat"; what storm has been created by that innocent sounding statement?
110419. How many fish did Noah take on the ark?
110420. How many kinds of Clydesdales are there in the UK?
110421. Who, when they encountered an indoor toilet for the first time in their lives, thought they broke it when they pulled the flush handle?
110422. Who had his toes painted black in an attempt to hide the fact that there were holes in his shoes?
110423. Who has given a girl's name because he was named after an aunt who was rumored to have life insurance?
110424. Who stopped building his boat after becoming the victim of a practical joke?
110425. Who ordered a beer milkshake?
110426. What well known candy always has a mystery flavor in every bag?
110427. Mariah Carey was offered what type of engagement ring from Nick Cannon?
110428. Captain Beefheart wrote a song to what obscure type of candy?
110429. How many different Leeds players have scored so far this season in all competitions?
110430. Do rhinos live in India?
110431. Are there lions in Gabon?
110432. In which movies did Rudolph Valentino and Vilma Banky appear
110433. Were any G.I. Joe action figures made in the image of actual people?
110434. Which famous convict escaped from prison with a gun made of wood?
110435. On what day did BBC Radio announce, "Today there is no news"?
110436. Who was introduced by Bob Hope as "the two and only"?
110437. What is the style and genre of Henry David Thoreau?
110438. Who were the only people able to defeat the Mongols and make them turn back?
110439. Is there such thing as a fear of video games and if so what is it called?
110440. What record was tied during game 5 of the 2009 World Series between the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies?
110441. What are the super conductors?
110442. Are super conductors expensive?
110443. Is there any alternate to liquid nitrogen?
110444. What sacrilegious acts does Gandalf often commit with pride?
110445. Why at a particular temperature does resistivity of an element reduce to zero?
110446. How many super conductors have been discovered?
110447. When does Cartoonstitute air on Cartoon Network?
110448. How did Milk Duds get their name?
110449. What determines a flower from a weed?
110450. What is the difference between a Maestro and a Conductor of an orchestra?
110451. Is it true that the candy bar Baby Ruth was named for Teddy Roosevelt's daughter Ruth?
110452. What was named first Pontiac Michigan or the car Pontiac?Is it an Indian name?
110453. Why does pi = circumference divided by diameter?
110454. What led to the defeat of the Russians by the Japanese in the Russo-Japanese War?
110455. During WWII, did the Allies use any jet or rocket aircraft?
110456. How are the Russo-Japanese War, Great Fire of Toronto and the first perfect game in baseball related?
110457. There were seven sons, but this family of miners were no dwarfs. They were industrial and economic titans. (One, in fact, went down with the Titanic.) From modest beginnings in Colorado their mines eventually reached from Alaska to Chile. What is the fourth son?s monumental legacy in Manhattan?
110458. Built along a canal, this building features a quite unangelic angel at the entrance. Within are cyclists, bathers, dancers, and a great collection of forms and colors. What is this building?
110459. Frankly, the building itself, filled with masterpieces, is a masterpiece. A related, spiraled building was also very frankly designed. Which is this oddly--or creatively, or boldly--shaped building?
110460. A bank headquartered in twin towers teamed with a powerful family foundation to exhibit modern art in the capital city of its country. And well it might, having at its entrance a sixty-ton sculpture created from a single block of granite. Can you name the bank and the sculpture?
110461. How does a non-profit organization with a strand of barbed wire winding around a lit candle as its logo trace its origins to two Portuguese prisoners?
110462. What was the Non-Intercourse Act?
110463. What was the Royal Declaration of Indulgence?
110464. What are the Limbourg brothers noted for and how old were they when they died?
110465. Which German beer was first brewed the year the Bastille was completed?
110466. What device of torture often had the word ?Abiuro? engraved on it, and why is this relevant?
110467. In ?I Am The Walrus,? Lennon acknowledged that he was the creature. In ?Glass Onion? he sang that it was Paul. Who did Burton Cummings and his band claim was the walrus in 1968?
110468. What nursery rhyme character likely had a peduncle as a rooftop?
110469. Of the many U.S. States mentioned in the iconic ?I Have A Dream? speech, which was the first to declare its independence from England?
110470. Is this the luckiest man in Canada? How much has Seguro Ndabene won in the last five years?
110471. Was Montenegro an ally with Russia in the war against Japan 1904-05?
110472. What is a "hyphenated American", and are there other hyphenated nationalities?
110473. Is it true that Berwick-upon-Tweed formally was at war with Russia until 1966?
110474. The Anglo-Zanzibar War was the shortest war in history, but what was the second shortest?
110475. Why did Mahatma Gandhi never get the Nobel Peace Prize?
110476. How did Hershey's Kisses become so named?
110477. What was the first white rock-n-roll act to play the Apollo Theater in New York City?
110478. Governmentally speaking, what is the difference between a Commonwealth and a State?
110479. What is Toastmasters?
110480. Who were the only people to defeat the Russians in the winter in Russia?
110481. Why are historians praising the Mongols by saying they helped link regions and promoted cross cultural trade when they were cold blooded barbarians?
110482. How many practitioners of Jainism are in the world today?
110483. A respected photographer just died while waiting to shoot an eccentric celebrity. Who were they?
110484. How many cities did Alexander the Great name after himself?
110485. What do the capital of North Dakota, a German mainly responsible for the unification of Germany, and a German World War II battleship all have in common?
110486. What is the legal difference between an Attorney and a Counsellor at Law?
110487. What was the old Edd, Ed & Eddy game on cartoon network, where you had to go through levels fighting an evil jawbreaker?
110488. What is the Italian and Spanish word for spring, as in the seasons of the year?
110489. What is the only model made by Rolls-Royce which no example survives, and how many were originally made?
110490. When was Niccolo de' Conti's book translated into Portuguese?
110491. What is the connection between Macbeth and the Old Price Riots?
110492. What is Dominus Illuminatio Mea?
110493. What is the ABC-kiria?
110494. How many Korean people are playing in Major League Baseball currently? What are their names?
110495. What is the difference between an island and an atoll?
110496. How many cities in the world begin with the letter X?
110497. Excluding Thunder Alley, what is the nickname of the Bristol Motor Speedway?
110498. What new sneaker has the shoe design that is claimed to improve the female posterior?
110499. Were helicopters used by either side during World War II?