Ask FunTrivia Question Archive
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232
Questions From Jul 30 02
21001. What was the name of the guy who said 'GO', right before recorded history began?
21002. Hi, who wrote one of the most recognizable instrumental tv themes of all time, and wrote the signature tune for both Elvis and Frank Sinatra?
21003. What is the longest amount of time you may look for a lost ball in golf?
21005. Is Judy Ge Is Judy is Judy Geeson (of to Sir with Love) still acting?
21007. Are Wicca and Paganism the exact same thing?
21008. Did John Hancock start the company that uses his name today?
21009. Is Fidel Castro an athiest?
21011. How old was Elvis when he died?
21012. What does abbreviation 'AWOL' stand for?
21016. WHAT are some coined words of the twentieth century?
21017. WHY do they call French poodles French, when actually they are German?
21019. Who use's the fun and free program called Paltalk?
21021. Excluding Nevada and Hawaii which state has the highest marrage rate?
21022. What year did Guglielmo Marconi win the Pulitzer Prize for inventing the radio?
21024. Which is the only country flag in the world to be made up of only one colour?
21025. Only one country which joined the EEC subsequently successfully voted to leave it. Which country and in which year did it vote to leave?
21026. Hi, 12 year old Donna Griffiths did it for the first time on January 13, 1981, did it one million times before 1982, and didn't stop doing it until September 16, 1983....978 consecutive days. What was Donna doing?
21027. Who's middle name is/was Death (properly pronounced 'Deeth')?
21028. Which character in a famous book enjoys wearing a flowery nightdress due to the healthy breeze around their privates, and what is the book?
21029. What is the official emblem of Ireland?
21030. Who invented the peace symbol?
21031. What Dutch beer is stronger than 10% alcohol by volume, and how strong is it?
21032. What is the lartgest sculpture in the world?
21033. When was New York discovered?
21035. Barrels that hold liquids usually have a hole with a cork or plug, which is called what?
21037. Who was the first President of the United States?
21038. Apollo 8 was the first mission to go to the moon, and therefore the first mission that used an LOI. In order to perform the LOI, the astronauts had to mix to chemicals together to use as a hypergolic to fire the engine. What are the names of those two chemicals?
21041. Is it legal to own a hunting rifle in Britian?
21042. What significance does the Muslim symbol of the Star and Crescent Moon have?
21043. What's the most expensive single coin in the world?
21045. On the Apollo spacecrafts, what did the Service Module Reaction control subsystem quad do?
21051. What team beat the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXI?
21052. What is the derivation of the word to 'lynch'?
21054. Who is the guy who was one of the few ever to be at the scene within minutes of three presidential assassinations, eventually became ambassador to Britain, and was rescued by one of the brothers of a presendential assassin when he fell between two railroad cars in New Jersey?
21056. Where does the term 'Ivy League' come from?
21057. I am taking 'US history Since 1877' and I need to know what was involved in the Ballinger-Pincot Controversy and how did it affect the relationship between Roosevelt and Taft. How did it affect the reputation of Taft as a Progressive?
21061. Whats the life expectancy for us people?
21062. Does anyone know what PGA tour golfer is cousins with Kirstey Alley?
21063. What actor has appeared in the most number of movies?
21065. What is the biggest flower in the world?
21066. What is the most popular pornographic magazine in Great Britian?
21067. What US President signed the admendment that limited presidental terms to two?
21068. How do astronauts go to the bathroom while in space?
21075. What is the source of the phrase 'on the QT'?
21082. Which famous cyclist was killed in a 1958 road race when hit by a car?
21083. Who are two captains to have won all five tosses in a Test series?
21084. In Australia, we see UK 'Changing Rooms' repeats all out of order. Carol Smillie's pregnant tummy goes in and out each week. Can anyone tell me how many children she has?
21086. Why do lobsters change from navy blue to orange, when cooked?
21087. This question is about India.BSES is one of the private companies that has recently taken over power distribution in Delhi. In which other state did it take over distribution ealier?
21088. 'There is no such thing as a great man. There are only ordinary men who rise and meet extraordinary challenges.' This quote - or one very similar - was spoken by (i beleive) a World War 2 US Navy Admiral. Can anyone tell me who and possibly give a www location that i can find the exact quote?
21089. What Year and day did Chubby Checkers introduce the Twist?
21090. What is the statue figure standing on the US Capital a representation of?
21091. Do you celebrate Halloween (October 31) in Great Britian?
21092. Did Juan Diego Exist?
21093. Why are there never any hijakings on Israeli Airlines?
21095. On TV's West Wing, why did Lily Tomlin's character previously get fired from the White House?
21100. Why is water considered 'wet' by many distinguished scientists?
21102. Who is the lady who lives in the apartment with Frasier and his father and what is the relationship between them?
21104. Hi, the largest box office loss in history was a 100 million dollar film by a husband and wife team....that made 11 million dollars back. Who was the Oscar winning actress involved?
21105. In the Movie 'The truth about cats and dogs', what is the title of the book that Brian gives to Abby and Noelle?
21107. Why does it hail in the hot summer?
21109. Should people where sun screen when it isn't sunny?
21110. Who discovered mineral deposits at Broken Hill and then formed BHP?
21111. Which is Australia's biggest golf club?
21113. Who built the first 'Gretel' which challenged the 1962 America's Cup?
21114. What bridge in Melbourne spanning the Yarra River saw the death of some of the men working on the bridge during its construction?
21115. What was often called the Flying Peanut?
21116. Why are killer whales so named when they seem harmless?
21117. Who was the last US President to own slaves?
21118. Before the Civil War what were some of Robert E. Lee's jobs?
21119. What was the name of Robert E. Lee's horse?
21121. What English word has the most definitions?
21122. What's the difference between the Dow Jones and the NASDAQ?
21123. Who wrote the Articles of Confederation?
21127. What's the difference between i.e. and e.g.?
21128. What does bimonthly mean?
21129. What's the difference between its and it's?
21130. Please clearly explain what an intransitive verb is?
21131. Which U.S. state shares no letters in common with its own capitol?
21134. What US states have no sales tax?
21135. What is happening at Fort Bragg?
21136. How did 'chicks' become slang for women or girls?
21138. Did the Gestapo act as the police in Nazi Germany?
21139. Was anyone charged with the death of Malcolm X?
21142. What does the name Vanuatu mean?
21143. An old and famous arrowhead that is supposed to have killed ... (robin hood, captain cook, genghis khan, david livingstone) ?
21144. What in the list a great number of soccer players are prone to (insomnia, tunnel vision, bow-leggedness, parkinson's disease) ?
21145. Which cosmetic manufacturer has released a recipe for ancient egyptian perfumes (l'oreal, nina ricci, christian dior, yves saint laurent) ?
21146. Who produced the first Barossa wine?
21147. How many islands make up Vanuatu?
21149. When was the Black Plauge?
21150. What caused the Black Plauge?
21152. Who killed Biggie Smalls?
21153. Who wrote the Book of Revelation?
21154. Who wrote the Letter to the Hebrews?
21158. Where are the Thousand Islands, and does the salad dressing come from there?
21159. Is 'a' the first letter of the English alphabet?
21161. What is Valhalla?
21162. Guinea pig is a food delicacy on which continent?
21163. In the 2001 movie 'Spy Game,' where and how did Bishop and Muir first meet?
21165. Why did Sid Barret have a break down?
21166. Anyone remember which UK TV comedy show featured a character (or sketch sequence) featuring 'Dave the Cardboard Box' ?
21184. How many seven foot tall people are in the world?
21186. What are the requirements that a boat needs to be considered a yacht?
21188. I heard something about all horses having the same birth day. Can anyone explain?
21189. Where is the most eastern land in the world, i.e. where can you first see a new day?
21190. Why doesn't the US use the metric system?
21191. Who was the first British Prime Minister?
21192. How is it determined who recieves the honor of being knighted?
21193. Has anyone ever won the 'Triple Play' game on The Price Is Right?
21196. Who won the first ever Stanley Cup and who was the first ever MVP?
21197. What writer always as an article at the end of Sports Illustrated?
21199. Does anyone remember who won the the first ever ArenaBowl in Arena Football?
21200. Just wondering.... how come the USA does not compete in the Commonwealth games?
21201. What did Boston get in return for Babe Ruth when they traded him?
21202. Another sports, who has the most career penalty minutes in hockey, and who had the most in one season?
21203. One more sports question... Who has managed the most games in all 4 major sports each hockey, baseball, football and basketball?
21206. Turkey Hill has just come out with a 'Philadelphia Style' Ice Cream...when did Philadelphia ever became famous for its Ice Cream?
21207. I am looking at phones on circuitcity.com and bestbuy.com, what is the difference between 900Mhz cordless phones and 1.4 Ghz phones?
21208. In arena football, what is a 4 point kick?
21209. Another AFL question who has the most career interceptions and who has the most rushing yards in a career and game?
21211. Who won the 2001 ArenaCup?
21212. What does it mean to incorporate?
21213. Can anyone name a basketball player that starred in a different sport?
21217. Who said:' If you live to be 90 in England and can still eat a boiled egg they think you deserve the Nobel prize'?
21219. What is the world's largest herb?
21222. In which film does the ship 'La Paloma' feature?
21225. The Infield Fly Rule--what is it?
21226. Could an atom be considered a universe?
21227. Hi, in what top 40 1960's hit would you find the names Shirley, Lincoln, Marsha, and Nick....but definitely not Chuck?
21228. What is the history behind Rice Krispies?
21229. In baseball, when was the designated hitter introduced and who was the first DH?
21230. What major league baseball pitcher won 12 straight games this year (2002)?
21231. One more, who is the mascot of the San Diego Padres?
21232. How are the Nobel Prize winners determined?
21233. Who does the voices for Lisa,Homer,Bart,and Marge simpson and how many other voices are done by Angela Cartwright?
21234. In the Movie 'The truth about cats and dogs', what is the title of the book that Brian gives to Abby and Noelle?
21235. How do you Brits spell 'realize' and other such words?
21237. I had this trading card of Hulk Hogan, and on the back it said he was born in California, my friend recently saw like a biography on Hulk Hogan on tv, and it said that he was born in Florida, just looking at the internet movie database, it said Hulk Hogan was born in Georgia, how can he be born in all these places, how come there is no definite place of birth, did he lose his birthday certificate and isnt sure himself?
21239. What are some movies by Quinten Tarantino?
21240. Do people ever choke to death while eating large amounts of peanut butter?
21241. How many US presidents would be remembered as part of the annual celebrations on August 13th?
21242. How do television people know how many people watched a certain program?
21243. What are Francophones ?
21244. How do they determine the most popular radio stations?
21245. Who starred next to Steve McQueen in The Great Escape?
21246. What is the most common name, first and last, in the world?
21247. Who was the first Cardinal?
21248. In Reservoir Dogs who is the undercover cop?
21249. Do any famous athletes smoke?
21250. What TV series had a character named Rerun?
21251. What year did Playboy Magazine come out?
21252. What states have two or more American Football teams?
21254. Why did the UK kill people (and got killed themselves) over the nasty barren Falkland Islands?
21255. What team won the very first World Series game in the MLB?
21257. What is the biggest (length and height) of the world's roller coasters?
21258. What is the *full* name of the cop known as Mr Orange in Reservoir Dogs?
21261. In a recent aha music video for lifelines there is a quote made by Olav Rex in 1977. It talks about the afterglow of the people we have met. I have not been able to remember it but would like to find it.Anybody any ideas?
21262. Why is alcohol content expressed in terms of 'proof' based on a 200% scale?
21264. It matters not whether it's dark or light, if you're sighted or blind, I can be seen everywhere, even in your own eye. What am I?
21266. What is the orgin of the phrase 'the real McCoy'?
21267. What year did the first John Madden video game come out, and on what system?
21268. Who are the Toronto Blue Jays mascots?
21269. Who bunted for the last out of the 1992 World Series, and who was the pitcher who picked it up?
21270. Who hit the 1993 World Series winning homerun and who gave it up?
21272. Why is it that no matter where you go,there you are?
21273. Is it true you can fail a drug test by eating poppy seeds?
21274. Is the correct plural liquor or liquors?
21275. Who threw the first pitch in Toronto Blue Jays history?
21276. Who won the first game in World Cup history?
21277. Who was pictured on the first issue of Sports Illustrated?
21279. Who was Keith Van Horn drafted by?
21280. Where is Steve Nash from, and what teams has he played for?
21281. Why don't we sneeze while asleep?
21282. Is there a special name for the flashing lights (that go along with the sirens) on police and other emergency vehicles?
21285. What is the name of Queen Elizabeth's molecatcher?
21286. In Robert B. Parker 'Spenser' novels, (and TV series 'Spenser: For Hire') is 'Spenser' the character's first or last name......what is his full name?
21287. Which is correct: "Me, either," or "Me, neither"?
21288. David Duchovny has degrees from Princeton, Yale and where else?
21290. Half of all bridesmaids hate the color of their dress, a quarter hate the fabric and 15% hate what?
21291. One in every 200 women have an extra what?
21292. In Britain we say we are 'spending a penny' when we go to the loo. What do they call it in the rest of Europe?
21293. How many homeruns did Willie Mays hit?
21296. Since unfortunately his wife is sick (and we hope she gets better), will Ozzie Ozborns television show about his family continue?
21297. Do any white people live in Harlem, NY?
21298. Name the people who have been 'space tourists'?
21299. Does anyone know that tune from the new Hyundai ad. UK ?
21300. What are perseids?
21301. Why do you Brits call rear ends Bums--that's what we call vagabonds?
21303. Name the one whose voice sounded like the 'bleating of a goat' to her schoolmates (mariah carey, shakira, mandy moore, christina aguilera) ?
21304. What medical practice did followers of Hippocrates look down upon; surgery, psychiatry, urine test, or pregnancy test?
21305. The piltdown Man hoax was an attempt at presenting a modern man's skull fragments as specimens of great anthropological importance, what famous writer was a main suspect in the hoax (Mark Twain, D H Lawrence, Agatha Christie, Arthur Conan Doyle) ?
21307. How did Marilyn Monroe die?
21309. From where did the Japense get their word Kamikaze?
21311. Who invented 'The Global Village'?
21313. Which male star of the film a passage to india nearly drowned in a 1995 accident?
21314. What was Johnson's Great Society?
21315. What is the name for a monk's bald patch?
21316. Where did Debussy complete La Mer?
21319. What name is given to a score of 111 in cricket?
21320. Other than on a dead body where would you find a shroud?
21321. With what do you associate a king, a duke and an earl?
21322. Which countries were at each end of the Maginot line?
21323. When David Beckham scored a goal from the half way line against Wimbledon 95/96 season, who was the goalkeeper?
21325. Why is alcohol content expressed in terms of 'proof' based on a 200% scale?
21328. Who threw out the first pitch in Montreal Expos history?
21330. Who scored in overtime of the 1996 Stanley Cup finals?
21331. Who has played for the most teams in baseball and hockey?
21332. Who scored the first goal on the World Cup history, and in the 2002 World Cup?
21333. What was the name of Nixon's dog?
21334. What are the amounts in the different military sizes--brigade, division, corps, company?
21336. What was the alliance between Germany and Italy in world war 2 called?
21337. Which quotation from Richard 111 described a period in the late 1970's?
21338. Which writer bought Rupert Brooke's house?
21339. First appearing in 1931, what sold out of it's new edition in 3 months in 1996?
21340. Who in a live performance said ' Let's play that one more once'?
21341. Which was the first European country to start importing slaves from Africa?
21342. Which English ballad singer was born Terry Parsons?
21343. From which show did the song ' A couple of swells' come?
21344. What is a group of antelope called?
21345. A recent documeentary on TCM claimed the late Joan Crawford's height was barely 5feet. The Imdb says she was 5'4'. Who's right?
21347. Tony Blair?
21350. Which TV star recently checked into the Betty Ford clinic because of 'excessive social drinking'?
21351. Is there a British TV quiz (other than Family Fortunes) that surveys 100 people?
21352. In Monthy Python's Holy Grail, which famous person represents God?
21353. How does a polygraph work?
21354. What's the difference between alcohol and spirits?
21355. Why do we CLINK wine glasses?
21356. Do they play croquet at Wimbeldom?
21357. How did Ernest Hemingway die?
21358. A technical term meaning 'linking together' -o-c--e-a-e Can you help,please?
21359. Besides Ireland, in what European nations is abortion illegal?
21360. What state has produced the most US presidents?
21361. How much is a pack of cigarettes in the UK?
21364. What team scored the most goals in one World Cup qualifying game?
21365. Who won the first ever NCAA Basketball championship aka March Madness?
21366. Who scored the most points in a NCAA Basketball tournament game?
21367. Who coined the phrase 'Soap Opera' abbreviated to 'Soap',and what exactly does it mean in regard to a TV series?
21368. How many major championships has Tiger Woods won?
21369. What team scored the least points in a NBA game?
21370. Who is the youngest player to hit 50 homeruns in a MLB season?
21371. What countries scored 0 goals during the 1986 World Cup?
21372. Who scored the first goals of the 1994 and 1998 World Cup?
21373. How did the Arena Football League start?
21374. Who are participating in this weekends ArenaBowl?
21375. Who hit 2 homeruns in the Toronto Blue Jays first ever game?
21376. Who was leading the MLB divisions before the 1994 strike?
21378. Who wrote 'To choose time is to save time'?
21379. Where did the Pound Cake get its name?
21380. Where did the saying ' to coin a phrase' come from?
21382. Is an IQ of 139 good?
21383. - What does the 'W.' stand for George W. Bush's name?
21386. 'nitpestnernude' is the 14 letter jumble of what job or occupation?
21387. What is a four letter word that can be used to spell six common words?
21391. Whose 2nd Symphony was inspired by Venice and Tintagel?
21399. In the original Happy Days, what is the name of Ritchie's older brother?
21400. My book club is discussing Shout Fire by Alan Dershowitz on rights and justice. This is a legal question. Before desegregation, did southern states have written codified 'laws' to prevent blacks from sitting in certain areas or using water fountains for whites, or were these 'laws' unwritten and 'generally to be accepted' by southern society?
21401. What are the players names that in football USC player's first name voted MVP and baseball's MVP last name was the same?
21402. Were there any elephants on the Titanic?
21403. Who has hit the most grand slams in MLB history?
21404. What baseball franchise has won the 2nd most World Series ever?
21405. What country has won the most World Cup games?
21406. How many players have hit for the cycle (single, double, triple and home run in one game) for the Toronto Blue Jays and who?
21407. Who has hit the most homeruns in Bluejays history?
21410. How many games did Cy Young win?
21411. How many commisioners has baseball had and who are the 3 most recent?
21412. How many goalies have scored in goals in an NHL game?
21414. Still trying to find out which opera singer sung for Kenco coffee?
21417. Alive I am bound and limited. Dead I soar as the wind listeth. What am I?
21418. I am a word of eleven letters. My 4,9,5 is worn on the head. My 10,9,1,11 is a narrow road. My 11,2,3,4,5 is a number. My 8,6,7 is a spirit. What am I?
21419. I can burn you up or freeze you to death. I am carried but you don't want to touch me. Who or what am I?
21420. In a tunnel of darkness lies a beast of iron. It can only attack when pulled back. What is it?
21436. Why did Camus and Sarte have a falling out?
21437. What are some sentences that contain all 26 letters of the alphabet?
21439. Which 12 letter name is or was given to a politician who seeks public office in a locality where he has no connections and also refers to a northern white who went to the south after the civil war to profit from reconstruction ?
21440. What was the difference between the NVA and the Viet Cong?
21441. Hi, in 1951 he was a huge frozen mutant plant, by 1975 he'd played the same TV hero for longer than anyone else in all of TV history, before or since. Who is he?
21442. Name all the members of the Greatful Dead?
21443. Who named the Victoria Falls, and whomm was it named after?
21444. 'Herge' is the pseudonym used by the Belgian creator of the Tintin series. What is/was his real name?
21445. What president first proclaimed a National Thanksgiving Day on the last Thursday in November, and which president opposed it?
21446. Which is the smallest country in the world, by square mileage?
21447. The 'Battle of Bunker Hill' was fought on what hill?
21450. Does a small amount of alcohol help or hurt a person's health?
21451. In the movie National Lampoos Vacation did 'Cousin Eddie' have a last name?
21452. What is the connection between Forde Abbey and Sir Thomas More?
21454. What first appeared in 1931 and sold out of it's new edition in 1996?
21456. What state has the highest car Insurance rate?
21457. What famous 80's music star was from the island of Malta?
21458. What item became a mandatory part of the football uniform in 1945?
21463. What's the name of the piece of classical music they play in the burning village scenes in 'Apocolypse Now'?
21465. How many words in the English Language rhyme with the word 'house'?
21466. How much money does crime cost to the US in avrage each year (i mean by trying to protect and etc) (in all ways possible)?
21467. Was Elizabeth Smart the girl that was kidnapped?
21468. Who was Virginia Dare?
21469. I'm trying to find the name of a background song on an NBC commercial for 'American Dreams' Where can I find this or who can I ask?
21471. Posted on Mon Apr 10 10:16:13 by DACUSA (Question #1091) Can you gain weight from the calories in postage stamps or mailing envelopes?
21472. Posted on Wed Jun 21 11:13:29 by yankee (Question #3387) Who is Pinocchio's father?
21473. Posted Mon Oct 16 07:10:49 by Maggie (Question #7009) - What U. S. state capitol is the northernmost?
21474. 'Don Besig' -- He did various songs for choirs such as 'Flying Free', but if I look on Grokster I can't find anything under that name. I heard that he changed his name, but I don't know what it is. Can anybody help me out here?
21475. The name totally escapes me, and I seem to recall that he was 11 years old ---What is/was the name of the youngest Pope, and how old was he?
21476. Which two parts of the body is the name given to a technique whereby the brake and accelerator pedals of a car are used simultaneously by the same foot some times used by racing drivers ?
21477. Hi, 'In a hierarchy, each employee rises to the level of his incompetence' is not only a perfect description of your workplace, it's a succinct statement of....what?
21479. What is the name of the masked thief seen in McDonalds' advertisements?
21482. What is the difference between a butterfly and a moth?
21483. Who had the most number one hits?
21484. Who was voted the most ugly man on campus?
21486. What is the world's oldest proffesion?
21487. What will be the new capital of Alaska?
21488. Is there anything wrong with eating the ends of cucumbers?
21489. Where does the word okay originate from?
21491. I believe it was Audie Murphy who was the most highly decorated soldier in the history of the US Armed Forces...who is/was his British equivalent?
21492. The highest military decoration in the US is the Congressional Medal of Honor and something like 3,200 have been awarded from 1862 to 2002...I think the Victoria Cross is Britain's equivalent...how many of those have been awarded over the same period (1862-2002)?
21493. What single battle resulted in the greatest number of Congressional Medals of Honor and what single battle resulted in the greatest number of Victoria Crosses?
21495. Is there a hard and fast rule about how to pronounce 'furore'. It never seems consistent. ie is it 'phewroar' or 'phewrory'. Any answers please?
21497. Why is the time on clocks in movies and in stores always 10 past ten?
21498. What is the correct way to spell the last name of the current ruler of Libya?