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Questions From Jun 02 00
3003. Besides the grasshopper, what creature doesn't feel pain because it has a decentralized nervous system?
3006. Whatever happened to Doug Llewellan, the commentator from the original 'The People's Court' and what were his credentials in the first place?
3007. Who invented tea bags?
3008. Who is Lucy in the Beatles song 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds'?
3011. When was the tea bag invented?
3013. What is the significance of gp120?
3016. What is the oldest mission in California and when was it built?
3017. What is the largest California mission?
3019. What year did microwave ovens become very common in North American homes?
3020. What is the name of a baby rabbit? Is it a bunny?
3021. Does the Speaker of the House have to be an elected member of the House of Representatives?
3022. What was the first hurricane named after a man?
3024. What is the longest verse in the Bible? Please give the chapter and verse.
3027. How many US presidents have been assassinated?
3029. What is Thomas Crapper best known for?
3031. What were the names of the two polite chipmunks featured in the old Warner Brothers cartoons?
3032. What candy did Hart Crane invent and what was the flavor?
3033. What is the Biblical measure from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger?
3039. What is the total number of McDonald's restaurants in the world?
3041. Which of the following strongly criticised Stalin, raised the standard of living of the common Russian citizen, and greatly expanded his country's space programme: Andrei Gromyko, Mikhail Gorbachev, Nikita Khrushchev, or Leonid Brezhnev?
3042. Called one of the five sacred crops by the Chinese emperor Sheng Nung, what crop was used by the Japanese in lieu of currency?
3048. What is the scientific name for fish?
3050. On the television show 'Magnum, P.I.' how much did Magnum charge for his fee?
3051. How much silver must be in an item for it to be considered sterling?
3054. There was something unusual about Buddy Holly's funeral. What was it?
3055. On 'The Andy Griffith Show' Barney's girlfriend was Thelma Lou. What was her last name?
3056. Did George Washington have a venereal disease and could that have possibly caused his death?
3058. What is quantum physics?
3064. How much Coca-Cola is consumed daily worldwide?
3066. On the 1970's show 'Land of the Lost' there was one 'sleestak' who was more evolved than the rest. He spoke with the people and at times tried to help them. What was his name?
3067. What is the botanical name for marijuana?
3068. What did the Vietnamese turn the US-made bomb craters into: fish ponds, burial grounds, garbage pits, or swimming pools?
3069. How far from the Earth is Pluto?
3073. How many calories are there in a pound of fat?
3075. What elementary school did the Brady Bunch attend?
3077. What is the scientific name for the fear of being in a relationship or commitment?
3081. Who was the first woman to head MI5?
3082. What famous author had a long running relationship with a much younger author named Sheilah Graham?
3083. Who played Sister Sara in the Clint Eastwood movie 'Two Mules for Sister Sara'?
3087. Why does the Bronx Zoo get blood daily from a local slaughter house?
3088. Where is the world's most expensive golf course?
3092. In what state did the Beatles land when they first came to the United States?
3100. What is the largest member of the deer family in the United States?
3101. If all of the water were drained from the body of an average 160-pound man, how much would the body weigh?
3103. What is the history of the mortarboard cap worn for graduation ceremonies?
3104. What occupation requires men to wear black underwear?
3109. How many names are inscribed on the Stanley Cup?
3110. What is the longest poem in the world?
3111. What is the longest one syllable word in the English language?
3117. What is a bean snapper?
3119. Who originally patented the ball bearing?
3125. Who wrote and composed the French song 'Histoire D'Amour' and where can I get a recording?
3127. Huckleberry Finn had a sure cure for warts. What was it?
3128. In the movie 'Gone With the Wind' Melanie read from 'David Copperfield' while she and the other women waited for their husbands to return, but in the original novel she read a different book. What was it?
3130. What is the longest running US television series and the most watched series finale?
3132. What percentage of men are left handed?
3133. Did George Washington really have wooden false teeth?
3138. What was Franklin Delano Roosevelt's favorite food?
3140. What is the song that has been played over 8 million times on the radio and is the most played song of all time?
3141. What US president would not allow alcohol to be served in the White House, and because of this, his wife was given what nickname?
3143. There is a reason that train tracks were originally placed a specific distance apart. Does anyone know what that reason is?
3144. Which is the largest freshwater lake in the world?
3148. Can someone suggest a site where I could learn about Margaux and Muriel Hemingway's sister Muffet?
3156. What historic leader was the first to be called the father of his country?
3157. What does the H.R. stand for in the TV show 'H.R. Pufnstuf'?
3159. What is Mr. T's real name?
3169. What is the height of a basketball hoop?
3172. How many muscles does a caterpillar have?
3174. Which of the following is the world's most widely used vegetable: cabbage, tomato, potato, or onion?
3176. How many different men have played the part of James Bond, agent 007, and what are their names?
3179. Who gave the longest acceptance speech in the history of the Oscars?
3180. What make of car was used in 'Back to the Future'?
3181. From which US city are the Smashing Pumpkins banned?
3185. What was the name of Opie Taylor's dog from 'Mayberry RFD'?
3187. Who recorded the song "You've Lost that Lovin' Feeling"?
3188. What is the name that Bastian gave the Childlike Empress in 'The Neverending Story'?
3190. What is the most commonly accepted theory to the disappearances of planes and ships in the Bermuda Triangle?
3192. Edwin H. Land invented the Polaroid instant camera in what year?
3193. Who was the first African American woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature?
3194. What is the northernmost city in Europe?
3195. What US president was called 'Gloomy Gus' in law school due to his sober demeanor?
3196. Where is the owl found on the US one dollar bill?
3197. What was the first sport filmed?
3202. Where did the term 'holy smoke' originate?
3206. Which US president wanted to install a shower in the White House?
3209. Who made up baseball? He fought in the Civil War with Ulysses S. Grant.
3213. Did Dan Marino play in a Super Bowl game?
3217. What movie made in 1927 was the first to use sound?
3219. What was the name of Barbara Eden's first born son?
3221. What is the second best selling book of all time?
3223. Are little brown bats located in British Columbia, Canada?
3226. How much did Ben Matlock charge for his services?
3227. What was the last film that John F. Kennedy watched before his assassination?
3230. Where does the expression "It's raining cats and dogs" come from?
3233. What is the largest US state in square miles?
3237. Who was the first US president to throw out the ceremonial 'first pitch' in a major league game?
3238. What is the maximum allowable length of a baseball bat?
3239. In what year was the one-millionth home run scored in major league play?
3240. What is the healthiest state in the United States?
3241. What is the meaning in English of the Latin phrase 'Quid pro quo'?
3243. In what US state is there a town called Whynot?
3245. What is the meaning of 'sine die' as used in the Supreme Court?
3249. Who composed the nursery rhyme 'Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star'?
3251. Why does peanut butter stick to the roof of your mouth?
3254. What was used to erase pencil marks before there was rubber for erasers?
3255. How old was country western singer Loretta Lynn when she became a grandmother for the first time?
3260. How can you tell a hen from a rooster when they are still chicks?
3264. Who was the last Oriole to play shortstop before Cal Ripken?
3274. In September of 1519 with five ships and 280 men, who led an expedition that became the first to sail around the globe?
3292. What do you call a collective of bats?
3293. What physical symptom is exhibited by those who suffer from blepharospasms?
3294. The hottest temperature ever recorded in the United States was 134 degrees on July 10, 1913. Which state holds this record?
3297. What does one get at a diner when they order a 'Mae West'?
3299. What is the name of the metal tool shoe salesmen use to measure your feet?
3303. What male star played in the movie 'Singing in the Rain' other than Gene Kelly?
3308. Who was the first player named Rookie of the Year in Major League Baseball?
3309. What was the name of the 1950's Garry Moore game show?
3310. What is Jerry Seinfeld's mother's name?
3313. How long is the gestation period for a cat?
3315. How old is the character Dorothy in 'The Wizard of Oz'?
3316. Why did the Olympic games start?
3317. Winged postal service was introduced on February 18th, 1911 by Henri Pequet in which country: India, France, Germany, or the United States?
3319. Who was under the wrong impression that his work on Joan of Arc was the best ever he had written: George Bernard Shaw, William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, or Anatole France?
3322. Guglielmo Marconi invented what in 1896?
3325. Who is Claudia Johnson?
3327. Which planet has a solar day of 9 hours and 50 minutes?
3328. Who played the black haired brother on the show 'Simon and Simon'?
3332. How many different combinations of dots are there in Braille?
3337. Who was the Roman emperor who placed his horse in the Roman Senate?
3339. The world's first novel written in 1007 titled 'The Story of Genji' was written by what author?
3340. When did Snoopy make his first appearance in the 'Peanuts' comic strip?
3347. What did the Wizard of Oz call the scarecrow?
3350. What aptly named village has the highest post office in the United States?
3351. What are 'snowballs' to a hot-rodder?
3352. What singer said he's "an Oiler fan, not a soccer man"?
3353. What is 550 times sweeter than cane sugar?
3356. Which planet of the solar system rotates around an axis parallel to its trajectory around the sun?
3358. What does the word 'karaoke' mean?
3359. What is the second full moon in a month called?
3367. How, when, and where did the hamburger start being made of beef instead of ground pork?
3370. What year did Harry Houdini die?
3371. What state is the Nutmeg State?
3372. On December 7, 1787, what was the first state to ratify the US Constitution?
3373. Where did the term 'eighty-six it' originate?
3374. How many Academy Award nominations did Marilyn Monroe receive?
3375. How old was Mary Stuart when she became Queen of Scotland?
3379. What was the name of the TV series about an interracial married couple?
3382. Which US president served the shortest term in the White House?
3383. How many diamonds are there on Britain's Imperial State Crown which is worn by the reigning monarch on state occasions?
3385. How many copies of a record album must be sold to be awarded a Gold record?
3390. Who was the voice of Shaggy on 'Scooby Doo'?
3391. For all US presidents with the same last name, which were actually related and how?
3392. What are the seven deadly sins?
3395. Which is colder, the North or South pole?
3398. O.J. Simpson has a cousin who played with the Chicago Cubs years ago. Who is he?
3399. Who was the first star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame dedicated to, and what was the date?
3400. Who were the six fictional characters that were added to the Hollywood Walk of Fame?
3403. What is the sorcerer's name in 'Fantasia' and why?
3404. Who was the person who set six world records in track and field in less than an hour?
3405. Who was the voice of Bugs Bunny?
3413. What are the names of the two lions in front of the main branch of the New York Public Library and who gave them these names?
3417. Who invented ice-cream?
3418. What size are the numbers on the Big Ben clock in London?
3419. Who is Big Ben named after?
3420. Who was the first US president to have his term of office cut short by the Constitution?
3429. Who was killed in a duel by a vice president of the United States?
3433. How did baseball player Kid Nichols die?
3434. In what city and state was the first drive-in theater located?
3435. Who are the characters Bert and Ernie on "Sesame Street" named after?
3437. How many ridges are on a US mint quarter?
3439. Who was the first non-human to win an Oscar?
3440. How many stars are on the Paramount logo?
3441. What is a group of kangaroos called?
3442. What is the highest scoring Major League Baseball game?
3444. What were the two states that never ratified the 18th Amendment (Prohibition) to the US Constitution?
3446. What NFL football team is named after a New York college team?
3447. How many stitches are there in a regulation Major League baseball?
3450. What 1971 Texas film received eight Oscar nominations, losing Best Picture to 'The French Connection': The Last Picture Show, Easy Rider, A Clockwork Orange, or Midnight Cowboy?
3462. What small west Texas town was used to double as Rustwater, Kansas for the movie 'Leap of Faith' starring Steve Martin and Debra Winger: Waco, Pecos, Forney, or Plainview?
3463. Who became the very first television star: George Burns, Lucille Ball, Felix the Cat, or Eddie Haskel?
3470. What is the toothpick capital of the world?
3482. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada claims to be the only city in North America which forbids the public wearing of what?
3483. What does Pinocchio mean in Italian?
3486. How has the nictitating membrane been modified in humans?
3495. The A.T. Kearney consulting firm started life as a part of which of the following: Arthur Andersen, Bain & Company, McKinsey & Company, or Ernst & Young?
3496. The Toronto Blue Jays are Canada's second Major League Baseball team. Did Toronto have a minor pro baseball team quite a few years ago and if so, what was their name?