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Questions From Jul 07 03
36001. Barbara Windsor made her 'Carry On' debut in which film?
36003. Windsor isn't the real surname of the Royals. What should they really be called?
36014. Dad's Army - Walmington-on-Sea. In which street is M&S, Sedgewick's Shoe Shop, the Co-op & Elliott's Radio Store?
36016. In the show "Walker Texas Ranger," Walker gets married in the episode titled "Wedding Bells." Who was the country singer who sang the song he danced to at his wedding?
36018. Before I asked a question about the different denominations and received a reply, but I think the question I asked was too broad. Could someone tell me just specifically the differences in what Baptists, Methodists, and Presbyterians believe in, rather than all the other ones, just those specifically?
36020. How did Oysters Rockefeller get their name? I don't think it had to do with Nelson Rockefeller, or could it have?
36022. Which early Fleetwood Mac hit is the 6th best selling single of all time in the UK?
36023. Which major air passages are affected by descending while scuba diving?
36024. What is the legend of Beth Gellert?
36025. What is Coca-Cola's symbol on the stock market?
36033. Are there female leprechauns?
36035. On "Three's Company" Jack wanted a Beatles poster. What did Chrissy and Janet give him for Christmas?
36036. On "Three's Company" how did Janet get the Sinatra concert tickets?
36038. Which famous train travels between Pretoria and Cape Town?
36039. Where did Jumbo, the famed star of the Barnum and Bailey circus, come to a tragic end?
36040. What famous train travels between Adelaide and Alice Springs and where did it get its name?
36041. What is the name of the railway line between Moscow and Vladivostock and is it the longest track in the world?
36043. I got me a batch of Welsh questions - Where is the Great Orme, and what is it?
36044. Who did Nermal belong to?
36045. "I cannot discover that anyone knows enough to say definitely what is and what is not possible," Henry Ford said these words but does anyone know where or when he said them?
36048. How long did it take to put the presidents' faces on Mount Rushmore and who did it?
36052. Which company uses the baseline, "Value beyond chemistry" (Ciba Specialty Chemicals, DuPont, Novartis, 3M)?
36053. Which celebrity owns the Fatburger chain of restaurants in the US (Magic Johnson, Tiger Woods, Sylvester Stallone, or Sharon Stone)?
36058. Is the symbol "$" specific only to US dollars?
36059. Why is Everton FC called the Toffees?
36060. Which English cricketer is also known as the
"Poet With The Bat"?
36062. If you are born on February 29 of a leap year, when is your birthday?
36065. I recently won a quiz on this tie breaker - How many muscles in an elephant's trunk?
36067. Please clarify this for me, is the highest possible break in snooker 147, or is it possible with the free ball rule that the highest possible break is in actual fact 155? An explanation would be much appreciated.
36069. In which museum would you find the world's largest colon, how big was it and how much excrement did it contain?
36071. What is the name of Linda Hamilton's character in the 'Terminator' movies?
36072. Which singer wrote the Aretha Franklin hit, 'Natural Woman'?
36073. What could you call 3.142 to three decimal places?
36074. In business terms, what is the name of the area within the three cities of Genoa, Turin and Milan?
36075. What is the only castle built by the English on the Welsh island of Angelsy?
36077. Which city's walls are the largest in the UK?
36078. Where is Bala Cynwyd?
36079. Who was Tony Clifton?
36080. Is the television series "Big Brother" based on the Orwell novel? I know cameras are used, like in the novel. Please help!
36082. Britain's National Health Service is frequently cited as being the world's third biggest employer, after the Indian railways and "The Red Army." Does this refer to the Russian Army or the Chinese Army, or both, or neither?
36083. What was Archie Bunker's brother's name on "All in the Family"?
36084. Without the aid of any measuring device, how can you use a transparent 16-ounce mug to measure a volume of water that is exactly 8 ounces?
36087. Who became queen on this day in history, but for only nine days before she was imprisoned?
36088. Who was Paul Anka's singing partner on "Having My Baby," was it Odia Coats?
36090. Here are four songs; what links them? "Forget Me Nots" by Patrice Rushen, "And The Beat Goes On" by The Whispers, "Rock The Casbah" by The Clash, and "I Wish" by Stevie Wonder.
36091. I would like a snack and would like a dish made from garlic, chillies, shrimp, papaya, fish sauce, lime juice, sugar, chrushed peanuts and chopped tomatoes. What is the name of this famous dish?
36094. Where are the Chocolate Hills?
36095. Which actor plays the murderer in 'Se7en'?
36096. Which city is said to be the home of 'Butlins'?
36097. What was the name of Rachel's childhood dog in 'Friends'?
36098. What is the original name of the book 'The Shawshank Redemption' is based upon?
36100. Where is Wet Beaver Creek?
36101. How did Singapore get its name?
36103. The famous place in Wales, Llanfair.P.G., can you supply a phonetic version so we can all join in?
36108. What was the name of the low-income neighbourhood displaced by the construction of the Pentagon in 1941?
36109. Although President Chester A. Arthur formally opened the Washington Monument in 1885, who was the first US president to make the journey to the top and look out over the city of Washington?
36110. A well-known girl band had a number 2 hit in the UK in February 1986 with a song written by someone calling himself 'Christopher.' Who is 'Christopher?'
36111. When J.R.R. Tolkien created the "Elvish Language" what did he say were the two languages that were combined and out of that, came Elvish?
36114. What is the link between Abraham Lincoln and Forrest Gump?
36115. How many US presidents were of Welsh extraction?
36116. Has the USA ever had a royal family?
36117. What was the name of the priest whose fabricated evidence caused the downfall of many great statesmen in the so-called "Rye House" plot to kill King Charles II?
36118. We all know who was the first pope but who was the second?
36119. On "Friends" what was the name of the reverend at Phoebe's grandmother's funeral?
36120. "I love cats because I love my home and little by little they become its visible soul," this is a quote by Jean Cocteau but does anyone know its origin?
36121. Why do people call Americans 'Yanks'?
36122. What do Paige from 'Ellen' and Leia from 'Star Wars' have in common?
36123. Who directed the horror movie 'Halloween'?
36124. Which star of the 'Charlie's Angels' TV show appears in the new 'Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle' movie?
36125. What was the name of Elvis Presley's twin brother who died at birth?
36128. Two bridges cross the Menai Straits that connect Angelsy with the Welsh mainland. Who are the designers of these two bridges?
36130. Does anyone know the name of Carla's other child on "Cheers?" She had eight and I know seven of their names which are: Anthony, Seraphina, Gino, Anne-Marie, Ludlow, and the twins Jessie and Elvis. Does anyone know the name of the missing kid?
36131. How did the Southern Rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd get its name?
36132. What is the most popular name that people name their boats?
36134. How is Grawp related to Hagrid?
36135. This is an interesting factoid I heard today and it turned out to be true: The artist of the Popeye comic was fired after he made a comic that included a reference to abortion. Does anyone know where I could find a scan of the comic online?
36136. From which song do the lines "Life is what happens to you while you're doing something else" come?
36137. From where do we get mercury, the liquid metal?
36139. I don't know if you can see this but what in the world was this shell inhabited by (pictures of the animal please) http://courses.ncssm.edu/gallery/collections/shells/show/SHELLS08.JPG ?
36140. If our brain cells do not divide then how come until the age of 20-something your brain is getting bigger and from then on it is getting smaller, and how can your nervous system grow as you grow? Isn't there new evidence that neurons divide?
36141. Has Frankie Avalon ever acted in a movie with John Wayne?
36142. Coronation Street actress Amanda Barrie appeared in two Carry On films. Name them both.
36143. Which pop star named herself after a character from the movie 'Reservoir Dogs'?
36144. Name the actor who has played a character called Pennywise.
36145. How many characters from the 'Back to the Future' trilogy have been played by more than one actor?
36146. What song gave The Beatles their first US number 1?
36147. Whom did Mrs. Thatcher beat in the 1975 Conservative Party leadership election?
36149. What are (were) some symptoms of the 'Black Death?'
36151. Arthur Wellesley, the Brit, was the cause of Napoleon Bonaparte's downfall in 1815 at the Battle of Waterloo, but where in the world is Waterloo?
36152. Name the first country to ban bodily punishment in schools (Poland, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, or South Africa)?
36153. Which tennis champ cut a music album, appeared in a movie and played professional golf (Chris Evert, Brad Gilbert, Althea Gibson, or Mats Wilander)?
36155. Who is the author of the well known prayer 'The Desiderata' which begins "Go placidly amid the noise and haste?"
36156. What speed is a sneeze?
36157. The prophet Amos once described himself as a "dresser of sycamores." What does the phrase mean?
36159. Who is the only golfer to lose two playoffs at the Masters?
36160. How many players took part in last months England-Serbia soccer friendly?
36161. Which former top 20 tennis player was fined for smoking at change of ends?
36162. Which former Wales number 8 said "I can't see Wales winning another Triple Crown as long as I live"?
36163. Does anyone know where the CONCACAF Gold Cup finals will be held? It is an international soccer cup and I know where some semi-final games are being played but do you know where the finals are being held for 2003?
36164. Do navies have permanent flagships, or are different vessels designated as the flagship for different military operations?
36165. How do the people who make 'Hula Hoops' make them in that ring shape?
36167. How did they find out that if you sneeze too hard you can fracture a rib, and if you try to suppress a sneeze you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die, and if you keep your eyes open by force they can pop out?
36168. How many number one singles have *Nsync had, and which ones are they?
36169. "This is the story - the long and true story - of one ocean, two ships, and about a hundred and fifty men." This is the opening sentence of which classic novel?
36170. "When Mr. Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be celebrating his eleventy-first birthday with a party of special magnificence, there was much talk and excitement in Hobbiton." This is the first line of which famous novel?
36171. Which is the only book ever published in English to top the bestselling list in France?
36172. Who plays Silent Bob?
36173. How does looking at a light affect your sneeze? When I am about to sneeze but it isn't coming, I look up at a light, and bingo! What in light triggers the sneeze?
36175. I am aware that vitamin D is naturally produced by the body in response to sunlight exposure. However, it is very difficult to find precise or even approximate amounts produced daily, since the majority of people get enough sun exposure to meet their bodies' needs, not to mention the fact that different amounts are produced by people with different skin types. Does anyone know the approximate amount of vitamin D produced daily by the body of a person of caucasian skin color from a moderate amount of sun exposure?
36176. What is the difference between the captain of a ship, and a skipper?
36178. "Ponder well and know thy right, onward then with all thy might..." What is the rest of this quote, and who said it?
36183. Of the men who met in Philadelphia, PA in 1776 to draft the Declaration of Independence, one refused to sign because he still believed that the Colonies' problems with Britain could be reconciled. What was his name?
36184. Who wrote the 1930's song "Melancholy Mood"?
36189. Who is Tuesday?
36190. Who starred as Wednesday?
36191. Who was Friday?
36192. Who played Thursday ?
36193. Can I join in? In which British comedy series is the lead character a Mr. Sunday?
36194. What is so unusual about the Bank of Vernal?
36198. Back in the 1980s, which flavour of potato crisp was withdrawn from public sale in Britain following negative publicity caused by an item on Esther Rantzen's 'That's Life' programme?
36199. What is the average age to get married?
36200. Why didn't William Howard Taft run for a third term as president?
36201. What operation ceased for one day in the 19th century?
36202. What part of the football uniform became mandatory in 1945?
36204. "Scarlett O'Hara was not beautiful, but men seldom realized it when caught by her charm as the Tarleton twins were." This is the opening line of which famous novel?
36205. "Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of his head, behind Christopher Robin." This is the opening line of which famous novel?
36206. "When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbow." This is the opening line of which famous novel?
36207. "All children, except one, grow up." This is the opening line of which famous novel?
36208. Why do certain regions of countries such as China or the US develop accents? If a country is speaking the same language, how does one area start speaking the language slightly differently over time? Is it possible for a large country to not develop any particular accents?
36210. Who knows what book this first line comes from, "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times"?
36211. What famous book opens with the line "In the beginning..."?
36212. From whence came the rather ugly word, "blurb"?
36214. Which company is behind a new cancer therapy called Gilvec (Novartis, Pfizer, Merck, or Roche)?
36215. Which famous Indian business personality would you associate with the hotel chain, Tulip Star (Russi Mody, Ajit Kerkar, Rajan Nanda, or P.R.S. Oberoi)?
36216. Now for a couple of last lines from famous books: "But since 'tis as 'tis, why, it might have been worse, and I feel my thanks accordingly."
36217. This is the last line of what famous book? "As soon as they had strength they arose, joined hands again, and went on."
36219. Last line of what book? "He walked towards the faintly humming, glowing town, quickly."
36220. From what book is the first line, "It was in Warwick Castle that I came across the curious stranger whom I am going to talk about?"
36221. A book published in 1979, more famous in another format, begins like this, "The house stood on a slight rise, just on the edge of a village." What is it?
36224. What country was home to the world's first public library?
36225. What is the middle name of the "Friends" character Chandler Bing?
36226. When was the Battle of Britain?
36227. What industry did Louis Pasteur help to save?
36228. Has the United States ever planned to invade Canada?
36229. Who was the first Canadian to hold the office of Governor General of Canada?
36230. Correct me if I'm wrong, but why was the Hundred Years War so called if it was longer than a hundred years?
36233. Who gave Paul McCartney the inspiration to write the Beatles' song "It's Getting Better All the Time"?
36234. On the reverse side of The Great Seal of the United States is a pyramid that is unfinished, what does this signify?
36235. Why are the Pittsburgh Pirates often called the Bucs, but the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are never called the Pirates?
36236. What percent of all Americans live in the 301 square miles of New York City?
36238. Carrying on with the first line theme. Which book to die for starts, 'To be born again' and the first sentence then ends with 'first you have to die'?
36239. Many famous men in history have strong powerful names such as Alexander the Great, Ivan the Terrible, etc. Which famous brutal conqueror was stuck with a rather sad name after an unfortunate episode concerning some sheep but rose from being a prince in a small Turko-Mongol tribe to become the ruler of an expanding empire that stretched from Delhi to Anatolia?
36240. How old do you have to be to get a provisional driver's licence in England?
36241. Why is there an area called Kop in Anfield Stadium, and what does the word mean?
36242. Does the group Toto still exist now?
36244. What is the new US government 800 phone number that one calls to get pesky telemarketers to stop calling you?
36253. Whose album (and what's its name) is an astronomical term and its value?
36255. About how many films does India produce each year?
36256. "Not so long ago, a monster came to the small town of Castle Rock, Maine." To which book is this the first line?
36257. "'Christmas won't be Christmas without any presents,' grumbled Jo, lying on the rug." To which book does this first line belong?
36258. "Amerigo Bonasera sat in New York Criminal Court Number 3 and waited for justice; vengeance on the men who had so cruelly hurt his daughter, who had tried to dishonor her." To which book does this first line belong?
36259. "If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where I was born, and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, and all that David Copperfield kind of crap, but I don't feel like going into it, if you want to know the truth." To which book does this first line belong?
36261. "Nothing but stars, scattered across the blackness as though the Creator had smashed the windscreen of his car and hadn't bothered to stop to sweep up the pieces." First sentence of what?
36262. Which book begins 'You will rejoice to hear that no disaster has accompanied the commencement of an enterprise which you have regarded with such evil forebodings'?
36263. Who was known as the Hi-de-ho Man?
36264. "She came out of the store just in time to see her young son playing on the sidewalk directly in the path of the gray, gaunt man who strode down the center of the walk like a mechanical derelict." First line of a best-selling series, the first book being what?
36265. In the language of flowers, what does an orchid mean?
36266. Book questions seem quite in vogue at the moment, so here's another: 'Down in the Darkness' and 'Twilight of the Dawn' are both short stories from which anthology by which writer of popular fiction (two-part question)?
36269. What was the first British number 1 single that was also a US number 1 single?
36270. Which book has the opening line, "The temperature hit ninety degrees the day she arrived?"
36272. From whence cometh this, "If music be the food of love, play on, give me excess of it, that the appetite may sicken and so die?"
36273. How about a last line: 'The bitter past, more welcome is the sweet'?
36274. How Green Was My Valley tells the story of Huw Morgan when he was a boy living in Wales. Can you name the other books that follow his life?
36275. What is the name of the third movie in The Matrix series?
36276. What fictional land is the setting for 'The Lord of the Rings' series?
36277. What is the name of Harry Potter's school?
36278. Which TV detective is currently waiting to stand trial for the murder of his real wife?
36280. What is an 'ocker accent' and why is it called that?
36281. What is India's film industry called?
36282. Right before he disappeared, Jimmy Hoffa was on his way to meet with two people. Who were these two people?
36283. What Hugo and Nebula award-winning novel begins, "My name is Robinette Broadhead, in spite of which I am male?"
36285. I should know this but have forgotten, who said "Life's a bitch and then you die" or something similar?
36287. What is the Fresh Prince of Bel Air's birthday?
36288. What is links golf as opposed to ordinary golf?
36290. In 1936 King Edward VIII abdicated the throne to marry someone who was not British. But then Queen Elizabeth II married a non-British person, and what if Prince William married a lady who was not from Britain, would he have to abdicate to Prince Harry also?
36291. Which was the first US orchestra to appear at the Proms concerts in London's Albert Hall?
36292. How many times did Elvis perform outside the United States?
36295. What are Mogwai better known as?
36296. From where did Cockney Rhyming slang come from, and when was it first used?
36297. Which Indian movie was nominated for an Oscar in the year 2001?
36298. Which R&B diva could be seen playing Kelly Rowland's mother in the music video for 'Dilemma'?
36299. Which is the only state on the Eastern seaboard to fall partially in the Central Time Zone?
36300. Who did Huw Morgan of "How Green was my Valley" fall in love with and marry?
36301. According to popular belief, where was Emperor Shah Jahan supposed to be buried?
36302. Which film is the following quote from: 'E-mail is for geeks and pedophiles'?
36303. Why do old men have hair in their ears?
36304. What does "OK" actually mean?
36305. If one man says, "It was an uphill battle," and another says, "It went downhill from there," how could they both be having troubles?
36306. Which country has the greatest number of pyramids, China, Sudan, Mexico or Egypt?
36308. What book opens with the line, "Call me Ishmael?"
36309. Marion Crane, played by Janet Leigh, has a boyfriend in the movie 'Psycho' who has the same name of which character from the horror classic 'Halloween'?
36310. A fire in which English town in the 18th century killed more people than the Great Fire of London?
36311. Where was the world's first passenger railway in 1807?
36313. Hollywood Victory Committee is the orignal name of what current organization?
36316. In the 19th century the operation of this stopped for one day?
36317. Edward VII studied at Edinburgh, Christ Church, Oxford and Trinty College, Cambridge. Was he awarded a degree or qualification at any of them?
36320. Why do we call Holland people Dutch?
36321. Who was The Flying Dutchman?
36326. How did the grapefruit get its name?
36330. Where in the UK do the Brylcream Boys do their basic training?
36331. In 1977 in Washington DC, Muslims held a number of people hostage. How many, for how long, and for what reason?
36332. Can you name the first TV quiz show in the UK and who was the presenter?
36333. Who inspired the formation of The Bible Society and why?
36334. In an episode of 'Monty Python's Flying Circus' we saw a bunch of kamikaze Scotsmen leaping to their deaths from the top of Edinburgh Castle. Where in Britain was this sketch filmed?
36335. "The terror, which would not end for another twenty-eight years, if it ever did end, began, so far as I know or can tell, with a boat made from a sheet of newspaper floating down a gutter swollen with rain." This is the first line of which novel?
36336. Which Oscar-winning actress exclaimed in her acceptance speech: "They like me, they really like me?"
36337. In Friends, Monica and Chandler's apartment is on the corner of which two streets?
36338. A young girl named Carole Hersee made her debut on BBC television in 1967, and stayed there until the eighties, yet she never starred in a television programme. Can you explain why?
36339. "Last night I dreamt I went to Manderly again." This is the first line of which classic novel?
36340. From what country was the first astronaut that was neither American or Russian?
36341. What shape is a cartouche in architecture?
36342. What did John Nash and Richard Sterling combine to predict in January 1976?
36343. I have been trying to find this person's name online, but I cannot. I saw him in the Guinness Book of World Records. He was able to speak, write and read the most languages ever, like 100 or something, I can't remember, and he worked for the UN. Does anyone have a Guinness book and can find his name or show me a website? Thanks.
36344. Looking at a list of former US chess champions, I noticed Bobby Fischer was champion for a few years, then between it was Larry Evans, and then Bobby Fischer again. Did Fischer not defend or did Evans beat Fischer (which I find unlikely since I have never heard of Evans and the whole world knows Bobby Fischer as probably one of the best in chess history)?
36345. When do we see?
36350. What lasted 12 days 11 hours and 40 minutes?
36354. What was the ancient capital of East Anglia (which at one time rivalled London) and what is its population now?
36355. How did the Emmy Awards get their name?
36356. On 'Friends' in order to get rid of Erika Ford, Joey's stalker, the Friends had to say that he was Dr. Drake Ramoray's evil twin. What was his name?
36357. What is the origin of St. Michael's Mount, Cornwall?
36358. Where did the Pilgrim Fathers set sail from in the Mayflower?
36359. At the start of the American Civil War, how many stars were there on the Confederate flag and what did they represent?
36360. Does the word "Tikkabilla" mean anything, or was it invented for the title of the children's TV programme?
36362. Katharine Hepburn, who died recently, was legendary for winning the most Best Actress Oscars. For what four movies did she win these coveted awards?
36363. In which Hitchcock movie did Tippi Hedren and Sean Connery star?
36364. Who wrote the Academy Award-winning score for 1976's 'The Omen'?
36365. 'The Exorcist' is based on an actual possession case in what town?
36366. How old was Cyd Charisse when she married for the first time?
36367. On 'Friends' why does Ross hate ice cream?
36369. Yesterday I went fishing. I caught a fish that had coloring like a bass, yet it was very skinny and had a reddish coloring in its tail and fins. Does anyone know what type of fish this might be?
36370. What does the longest word ever recorded mean?
36372. Who invented the raincoat?
36373. What is the content of the first e-mail message sent and the name of its first sender?
36374. You win an Academy Award and suddenly your career hits a wall. What is this called?
36375. Which animals are more advanced than modern stealth aircraft in camouflage?
36376. Is the second fastest animal in the world an antelope?
36377. In the classic movie The Graduate, where does Elaine's wedding almost take place?
36378. What college did Katharine Hepburn attend?
36379. What are snooker cue tips made of?
36381. Carmen Nigro cornered the market in what type of role from the 30's to the 50's?
36382. What rank was achieved by George Washington?
36383. Who is considered to have been the first person killed in the American War of Independence?
36384. Did Andy Stewart's "Donald Where's Your Troosers" make it to number one in the UK, and if not, what position did it reach and what kept it off the top?
36386. Whose last words were, "They couldn't hit an elephant at this distance?"
36389. What's the most venomous animal known to humans?
36390. Which English county has the most medieval churches?
36392. Where and how did Stonewall Jackson die?
36393. Which European country has more pigs than people?
36394. At the start of the American Civil War how many stars did the Union army have on its flag?
36397. What is the name and artist of the poster in Greg Montgomery's office in the TV show Dharma and Greg?
36398. What is the Maiden of Halifax?
36399. What connection does Laura Ingles from 'Little House on the Prairie' have with the TV shows 'Roseanne' and '24'?
36400. Whose novel by the same name inspired The Witches of Eastwick?
36401. What future Oscar winner plays dental patient Wilbur Force in Little Shop of Horrors?
36402. How far does light travel in a nanosecond?
36403. I recently read that wire coat hangers are 44 inches when straightened. Is this a recognised standard or is someone making this up?
36404. I have read that top tens of sheet music were listed long before the record charts began in 1952. Where can I find a list to tell me who was, say UK number one when my Dad was born in 1933?
36410. What record is on the record player in the TV room at Graceland?
36411. In soccer, what is the function of the '6-yard area' in front of the goal?
36413. How did the capital of Liberia get its name?
36414. What caused the death of Bruce Lee?
36416. Who played herself in a 1919 film which shares its name with a film of 1972 which had three Oscar nominations?
36418. Why is a man-of-war, those floating "jellyfish," separate animals instead of one?
36419. Which infamous criminal was arrested for murder by a Scotland Yard inspector on board a ship called the SS Montrose, and what makes the subsequent trial unique?
36422. Are George Gershwin's "Rialto Ripples" and the theme from The Ernie Kovacs Show the same?
36424. Apart from the obvious, what has the Indus got in common with the Avon?
36426. Chester Carlson has made my job as a pub quizmaster considerably easier. In what way?
36430. At Wimborne there is a church which has a very fine 13th clock. Why is it memorable?
36432. Thomas Hardy of "Far from the Madding Crowd" fame was born where and what was special about his place of birth?
36433. Leaving aside their location on the Irish Sea coast, what has Blackpool got in common with Dublin?
36436. As it is the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Shrewsbury, can someone tell me why Tottenham's football team are named after the loser Harry Hotspur?
36437. Perhaps Baloo might delay before answering. What's the highest rank a boy scout can reach ?
36438. Which movie did India fail to get nominated for this year's Oscars?
36439. What is Godzilla's name in Japan?
36440. What is the name of the haunted mansion in 'The Haunting?'
36442. Who plays Fred, the janitor in 'Scream'?
36443. Who said "The New York Through Way is Closed!"
36444. In ten pin bowling, what is the term to describe an all spares game?
36445. What was the name of the agent in 'The Matrix' who was played by Hugo Weaving?
36446. What was the name of Rowan Atkinson's character in The Thin Blue Line?
36447. In certain games of chess it is impossible to reach a position where you can capture a bishop by en passant. Why not, and why particularly should you think you should?
36448. When was Michael Learns To Rock formed?
36452. Approximately how many miles away can you see from the top of the Eiffel Tower on a sunny day?
36456. If someone can't see, they're blind, and if someone can't hear, they're deaf, so what do you call people who can't smell?
36459. Who said "Hitler is alive and well, I slept with her last night?"
36460. Besides wine, what other alcoholic beverages improve with age?
36462. Which herb, used to cure equine ailments, is named after the patron saint of horses?
36465. What is the last name of twins, Benji and Joel, from Good Charlotte?
36466. Who coined the expression the 'Cold War' and who popularized it?
36467. What single word is most commonly used in the English language?
36469. Where did the blue stones at Stonehenge come from and how were they transported?
36470. What is the link between an ancient city in Jordan and Blue Peter?
36471. Mae Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau, what is it, who wrote it and when?
36473. "Don't ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody" is the end of which book?
36474. The Great Red Spot is a huge storm on the planet Jupiter. Does this storm ever die down, or at least move around?
36475. What are the rings around Saturn made of?
36476. Which sport has 39 that measure 42? (Hints: It is indoors; 39 of these make 1 which measures 42 wide.)
36477. Selenium is good for what part of your body?
36479. What are the French, German, Italian and Spanish equivalents of MI5 and the CIA?
36480. What is the most expensive birthday present ever given?
36483. How many stars are in the sky?
36486. What is shortest word in the English language? What is the longest?
36490. In 'Thunderbirds', which compartment in Thunderbird 2 did Thunderbird 4 use to come out of?
36492. Which episode of 'Friends' did Jennifer Aniston direct?
36493. Who has a scheme that legally uses prisoners to break up and recycle personal computers?
36498. How many government ministers in the United Kingdom get houses with their jobs (e.g. Prime Minister gets a flat at 10 Downing Street and Chequers for weekends and holidays)?