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Questions From Nov 11 03
41003. What was the Pax Romana?
41004. Who made the first call from a mobile phone in the UK on New Year's Day 1985?
41005. Which common expression derives from the days when gramophones had no volume control?
41006. I have just cooked my first Yabby. What is a Yabby and what happens when you cook it?
41007. What is the name of the hotel that has been awarded the most 'stars?'
41008. What was the name of the first Afghan in 30 years to appear in a beauty contest?
41009. At this time of year Sydney is invaded by what?
(An annual event.)
41011. When was the plane first used militarily and in what circumstances?
41012. When and where was the first plane hijacking?
41013. When and where was the S.O.S. distress signal first used?
41014. Who was the first person to fly across the English Channel and how long did it take, and when was the flight?
41015. The first shorn fleece from Dolly the sheep was donated to charity. Which charity?
41016. What type of kitchen equipment is the prometheus?
41017. Who was Germany's longest serving post war chancellor?
41018. What did Don Hollister and Don Pelazzo develope in 1992?
41019. What exactly is Al Quida? How organized is it?
41020. What US army soldier is the subject of photographs recently purchased by Larry Flynt?
41021. What happend to Kew Gardens, London, on 3 July 2003?
41022. Who was the last person to die on 'Gunsmoke' in the show, not in real life?
41023. Are Coke, Pepsi and other colas more unhealthy than other soft drinks?
41024. How did the word "spread-eagled" originate?
41026. "Society is now one polished horde, Formed of two mighty tribes, The bores and bored." What literary work is this a quote from, and who was the author?
41027. In World War I slang, what name was given to corned beef?
41028. Who was the first African American football player?
41031. Who created the show 'Takeshi's Castle?'
41032. Who was the most famous employee of television station KSF in San Francisco?
41033. What was the surname of Zimbabwe's first black president?
41034. When did the diet bar Figurines come out in the 1970s, and when was it removed from the market and why?
41035. Who won the Oscar for Best Actor in 1974?
41036. In the history of the Academy Awards what was the first film to win Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Director?
41037. Apart from his heart condition, what other handicap did Sir Ranulph Fiennes overcome to complete his record seven marathons in seven days?
41038. At the very end of WWI what where the final actions of Germany's Kaiser?
41039. Who wrote this: "I travel for travel's sake?"
41040. Does chewing parsley really cure garlic breath, or is it just a myth?
41041. What book ends: "But remember always, as I told you at first, that this is all a fairytale, and only fun and pretence: and therefore you are not to believe a word of it, even if it is true?"
41043. What song was number 7 in the very first top ten?
41044. What is Bobby Crush doing these days?
41045. Have any man-made flying saucer-shaped craft been successfully flown?
41046. How tall is Stephen Fry?
41048. In Pulp Fiction, John Travalta and Urma Thurman go to theme restaurant 'Jack Rabbit Slim's.' While there, they are served by a waiter who appears as what famous personality?
41053. How did a glass and steel structure like the Crystal Palace in London catch fire so readily?
41054. I've just finished watching 'Groundhog Day' for about the eighth time (I do so love that film!) My question is, does such a ceremony using a rodent to predict the weather exist in real life?
41056. How many characters die on stage in Shakespeare's 'Titus Andronicus' and how does this compare with 'Hamlet?'
41057. In the early 1960s a Buddhist monk lit himself on fire in the streets of Saigon as a form of protest. What was the name of this Buddhist monk?
41058. "He's the fastest, he's the quickest, he's the best." Who is he?
41059. Where should you "dance your cares away," and "worry's for another day"?
41060. In 'What Was I Scared Of' by Dr. Seuss, what is he afraid of?
41061. What is the biggest species native to the Americas: jaguar or lynx?
41062. Which country has had the fewest tourists since the second World War?
41063. Who was the first British foreign secretary to visit Iran after the fall of Shah?
41064. In 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' what numbers do Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakin wear on their lapels at headquarters?
41065. Who is number one in the world in ladies' tennis?
41066. Who is number one in men's squash and what is his nationality?
41067. Who won the most money on the golf circuit this year and where is he from?
41068. Two actresses were nominated for the best actress Academy Award for playing characters with the same name, who were the two actresses and/or the two films?
41069. What famous author in his will left his birthday to a friend who disliked the fact that theirs fell on Christmas Day and "missed out" because of this?
41070. I am reading an 1856 Texas history book and it says, "During the night the Texans threw up breastworks; but the Mexicans had received a reinforcement of 500 troops." What is 'breastworks?'
41072. How long was the Pony Express in business?
41073. Other than George W. Bush, how many US presidents have won the election without winning the popular vote?
41074. I know that it is French, but what does R.S.V.P. mean?
41076. What connects Brad Anderson, Art Sansom and Mort Walker?
41077. In the Australian art world, who won the Archibald Prize in 1980?
41078. What was the biggest selling debut album in history?
41079. Why is the trophy awarded to the winning team in interstate baseball competition in Australia called the Claxton Shield?
41081. What produces the white crystals sometimes seen floating in a glass of white wine?
41082. What and when was Elvis Presley's first commercial recording?
41085. Try tearing a newspaper page side to side and then top to bottom. What is the difference and why?
41087. If I was travelling from Kobe to Awaji what might I be on? Clue: think laterally.
41089. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence, not who composed it, but rather whose handwriting do we see in the National Archives?
41092. What was the only "a cappella" UK number one single? Have there been any in the USA?
41093. How many leaders did the Soviet Union have, please include their names?
41094. 'The Bright Side of Life' was sung by whom and in what circumstances?
41095. Who wrote 'Are You Sleeping, Maggie?'
41098. Where might I find Blind Willie McTell?
41099. When did the Dalai Lama and Panchen Lama leave Tibet?
41100. Who coined the phrase "Love at first sight?"
41101. Who coined the phrase "coined the phrase?"
41102. Who dubbed Debbie Reynolds' dubbing of Jean Hagen's singing voice in the movie "Singin' in the Rain?"
41105. In the latin version of 'Gone With the Wind' who said "Re vera, cara mea, mea nil refert?"
41106. After rice, which cereal crop has the world's highest consumption?
41107. I am a flatfish. Both my eyes are on one side of my brownish coloured body, which is dotted with black and white marks. Because of my lozenge shape, a special utensil is used to cook me. What is my name?
41108. How many black actors and actresses have won Oscars for acting and who are they?
41109. What was the number of the U-Boat which torpedoed and sank the British aircraft carrier "Ark Royal?"
41110. What would a scientist understand by the phrase "photo 51?"
41112. What does the word 'gandermonth' mean?
41113. What does KGB stand for - in Russian and an English translation please. Also, does this organization still exist today?
41116. What was the Peace of Augsburg?
41120. How many English monarchs did not reign under their first given name? I've found two, but are there more?
41121. Chincoteague Island, Virginia, is the setting of childrens' books by what author?
41122. What were the circumstances surrounding the line, "This time it will be a long one."
41127. What is missing in the painting of the Mona Lisa, and why?
41128. How did the game of poker get its name?
41130. My second cousin has been a hairdresser to the stars but since a back injury she went into interior design. After a spell presenting on the BBC she has move to the States and was in Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential women. Can you name her?
41131. We have all heard of Jack The Ripper and Hannibal Lecter but which individual has killed the most people and how many did he kill?
41133. Who were the "Hollywood Ten" of the infamous Hollywood Black List?
41135. Who played Private Walker in 'Dad's Army?'
41136. What is 'Sonic' and why would people want to know everything about it?
41138. What is the only "floating" bone in our bodies, that is, that it is not connected to any other bones?
41139. What are sharks' teeth made out of?
41140. Why do some scientists think humans were once aquatic? Any evidence or theoretical life history of early aquatic humans appreciated.
41141. Could someone please tell me something about hedgehogs?
41143. Whatever happened to the Likely Lads?
41144. 'Murder' is the original name for which board game invented in 1943?
41145. What was the title of Linda Lovelace's autobiography?
41146. Which aboriginal tribes inhabited the Canberra area before white settlement?
41147. Which is larger, Norway or Finland?
41148. You are all invited to my hacienda to enjoy a merienda. What can you expect?
41149. During regular season American League (not interleague) games, when are pitchers required to bat for themselves?
41150. Further to an earlier question, when was mass-murderer Pedro Lopez released from prison?
41151. How many episodes of "The Sweeney" were made?
41152. Is the Bastille still used as a prison?
41153. Is it illegal, or just inadvisable to drive with a car's interior light on?
41154. What was the cathedral of Venice before the fall of the republic?
41155. What did Aldus Mantius' logo of the dolphin around the anchor, now used by Doubleday, mean?
41156. What is the third tallest mountain in the world?
41157. What appears when the sun activates your melanocytes?
41158. What is the official language of India?
41159. Which African country can be found north of Botswana and south of Zaire?
41161. When did all the banks in Germany close?
41162. Further to the question about the Chinese pigtail, after cutting them off, the Chinese took to covering their heads with what?
41163. When was Ireland divided into north and south and when did the south gain independence?
41165. What animal has the best sense of hearing?
41170. The greatest city in the world, New York, was once called something different. What was it and why was it called that name?
41172. What is the name of the current South African High Commissioner to Toronto, Canada? (Please name source.)
41173. I saw this music video at a gym, it was a cartoon, all I remember was it first showed the earth and then zoomed into great britain and basically showed one day in the life of some woman as she woke up at 7 and rode the subway to work, and the mall to eat lunch but can't remember the name of the band or the video, anyone know?
41174. What is the first name of Mulder in 'The X-Files'?
41175. Who is the US Open centre court named after?
41179. How many patriarchates are there currently in the Roman Catholic Church and where are they?
41180. What did Major Wingfield do in December 1873 at Nantclwyd, Wales?
41181. A while ago, I had read somewhere that people read text typed in ALL CAPS at some rate slower than ordinary text. I have forgotten that figure since, and can't find the source again. Can anyone please help?
41183. Is marijuana and hashish legal in Amsterdam and if yes, how much may one person possess and/or grow?
41184. Whose last words were, "I've had eighteen straight whiskies. I think that's a record?"
41185. When Ian Fleming's first James Bond novel was released, the publishers feared that Americans wouldn't be able to pronounce 'Casino Royale.' Under what title was it first distributed in the United States?
41186. Who is the richest woman in the world, and how much is she worth?
41187. When Jackie Chan was growing up which other actor did he call "big brother?"
41188. Other than the UK, does Sainsburys have shops elsewhere in the world?
41189. Who first proposed "the big bang theory"?
41190. When was the Warsaw pact signed and by whom?
41191. Which ex-president of the United States was host of the General Electric Theatre and when?
41192. On November 1, 1933 a newspaper printed an apology saying that the company had run out of boxes of 'Biffem.' What was Biffem?
41193. The movie 'Bullitt' (1968) has one of the best movie car chases of all time through the streets of San Francisco. What are the makes and models of the two cars involved?
41194. How many military generals eventually became US presidents? Please name them.
41196. Which sci-fi author wrote about personal stereos some 25 years before Sony created the Walkman?
41197. What is named after an astronaut from the Jane Fonda movie 'Barbarella?'
41198. This event has a one in 64 chance in humans and is almost certain in armadillos. What is it?
41199. Where was quarrying with dynamite first carried out?
41200. In 1670 Hennig Brand discovered a new chemical element while analysing what, and what had he been trying to discover?
41201. Who found out about light?
41204. What is the title of USA crooner Tommy Leonetti's song about the ineluctably greatest city in the world?
41207. All my British friends on this site are invited to Shady's to watch a video of the 1991 Rugby Union World Cup. What was the result of that match?
41208. For which art genre is the Blake Prize awarded in Australia?
41209. During which festival is it customary to pay off debts, buy new clothes and clean the house?
41210. In which decade did mountain biking become an Olympic event?
41211. What was the occupation of Jack Russel who gave his name to a breed of dog?
41212. What was Warren G's first top ten hit?
41213. Which was the first country to give women the vote?
41214. Six square kilometres of Bermuda are leased to the United States for naval and air bases until which year?
41215. In Greek mythology was the winged horse Pegasus male or female?
41216. How many characters are there in the Russian alphabet?
41217. What are the names of the Famous Five?
41218. What is the largest poisonous snake in Africa?
41219. Two men and a god travelled to a far away land and collected items of value to bring home. No one has been back since although there are still lots of valuable items to bring back. Who were these men?
41220. What places are connected by India's longest national highway?
41221. What did the ancient Egyptians consider to be the center of human intelligence within the human body?
41222. Name the Movie: "Your guess is as good as mine, Larry. One thing's sure: Inspector Clay's dead - murdered - and somebody's responsible."
41223. What woman appeared on the cover of Life Magazine more than any other? (It's not Princess Di.)
41224. According to Barbara Bush, what is her shoe size?
41225. In the United States 7,620 of these are consumed every minute. What are these?
41227. Who were the first women to hold cabinet positions in the US and the UK?
41230. Why is a horseshoe crab's blood blue, doesn't it contain hemoglobin?
41231. When did J. M. Keynes first advocate in print counter-cyclical economic measures by governments?
41233. In 1974 a partial, three million year old female skeleton was discovered in Hadar, Ethiopia. This skeleton was named 'Lucy.' Why was that name chosen?
41234. When did Val Doonican last have his own show on the BBC?
41235. Who was the last British Prime Minister to have been educated at Eton?
41236. Does the Bible quantify the height of the Tower of Babel?
41237. What is the greatest depth at which a living sea creature has been discovered?
41238. Who is the governor of California?
41239. What species of trees grows to be the largest?
41240. What words are synonyms of 'jactation?'
41242. Who directed all the 'Barbie' movies?
41243. What is in non-mercury thermometers?
41244. Name the professional football coach in the NFL who holds the record for being the only coach whose teams have won a game against all 32 NFL teams?
41245. A short film is shot five times with different restrictions on the way it is filmed each time and the results are put together to make one arthouse movie. Name the movie and what were the restrictions?
41246. What was the name of King Arthur's sword and what happened to it?
41247. Where is King Arthur of Camelot fame said to be lying waiting to come to England's aid in time to come?
41248. Who did Merlin love?
41249. Who was Merlin's arch enemy?
41251. Why did Nobel create his famous Prizes?
41252. In music, what is the opposite of legato?
41253. Which country produces the most cashew nuts?
41254. Whose funeral was held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California on June 9, 1937?
41255. Where was the dessert known as the Pavlova created?
41256. Who invented the computer?
41257. Who talks for Bubbles in the 'Power Puff Girls?'
41259. Which language is the official language of the most countries worldwide?
41260. Which famous Olympiad who represented the USA in 1924 and 1928, played the role of Tarzan, and where was he born?
41261. In the book 'The Railway Children' where does the train run from and to?
41262. Where would I find Mad Alice Lane and Whip Ma Whop Ma Gate?
41263. I heard about a movie where in the final scene a man is condemned to hang near a river, but the rope breaks and he is swept downriver to freedom. We see him eventually run to his house and into the arms of his wife. In the last shot, however, we realize that this was just the condemned man's dream, as we see him hanging from the gallows. Does anyone know the title of this movie?
41264. In American Football, what is the little known controversy concerning the 1925 Pottsville Maroons?
41265. Who does the voice of Snake on 'The Simpsons'?
41266. What US states send only one member each to the House of Representatives?
41268. I hear a lot about Martha Stewart in the news. Just what did she do, and why is it illegal?
41269. Besides Welsh, Gaelic and Manx, what Celtic langagues are still spoken today?
41270. This author wrote two books as Mary Pollock. How is she better known?
41271. What TV series was set in the 60's, began in Chicago and changed to Las Vegas with the feds chasing the mob and starred a real life retired Chicago policeman?
41272. What year did Care Bears first appear?
41273. What year did My Little Pony hit toy stores?
41274. Who established the twenty-four standard time zones of the world?
41275. Who said "The government of the United States is in no sense founded on the Christian Religion?"
41276. What was the first TV cartoon created with the primary aim of selling spin-off merchandise?
41277. What is the only sport to officially ban left-handed players?
41278. Was the film 'The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain' based on a real event? If not, has anyone ever gone to great lengths to make a mountain bigger?
41279. Who was the first explorer to reach the North Pole?
41281. Who were Jesus' brothers (as in siblings), according to the New Testament?
41282. How many people died in the 1906 earthquake in the USA and how big was the earthquake and where was its epicenter?
41283. Does the Barbary Coast still exist in San Francisco, and if so, where is it?
41284. Who was allowed to live on Nob Hill?
41285. Does the zig-zag road in San Francisco have a name?
41286. What was the shooting location for Buster Crabbe's TV series shot in the 50s?
41287. Who was the first Germanic hero made famous by defeating Varus at some dark forest?
41289. What principle did Gaudi use to fashion his architectural masterpieces e.g. Sagrada Familia and the Palacio Guell?
41290. After Albert Einstein's brain was studied, what was found unusual about it?
41291. What movie was Peter Coyote watching at the end of 'Bitter Moon?'
41292. Why is the stomach called the 'solar plexus?'
41293. Where will the 2007 Rugby Union World Cup be held?
41294. What is the highest mountain in China?
41295. Which country has the most public holidays?
41296. What was the name of the show that starred Bob Cummings and Ann Sothern, and the one that starred Bob Cummings and Ann B. Davis?
41298. Who was the last person, other than the presidential nominees from the Democratic and Republican parties, to a receive a vote in the Electoral College?
41299. What is the origin of the word 'paparazzi?'
41300. For his work in which field of biomedical engineering is Jerome Schultz famous?
41301. No animal can produce this colored pigment, they must obtain it from the things they eat. What is it?
41305. I don't believe this but someone told me that when you "hear the ocean" in a shell, what you are actually hearing is your blood pumping through your ear. How could that be?
41306. Who made a successful professional boxing debut at the age of 38 on February 6th 2000?
41309. A prize puzzle book, The Merlin Mystery, which had a cash prize and a valuable wand (Merlin's Wand - an alchemist's staff) crafted from gold, silver and precious gems, went unclaimed when the puzzle was not solved. If unsolved the cash prize went straight to the World Wildlife Fund, as would the proceeds from the wand being auctioned. How much did it sell for and who bought it?
41310. From where comes the word 'thug?'
41311. Which British TV detective drama series stars two actors who are brothers in real life?
41314. Why is an 18 wheeler truck called a 'semi'?
41315. In what year was the Berlin Wall torn down?
41317. Name two planets that are closer to the sun than the earth?
41319. Who was the first woman pictured on a postage stamp?
41320. Who was the first woman on a US postage stamp?
41322. Both Snap's "The Power" and PPK's "Resurrection" seem to sample voices from Russian space missions. Are they genuine and, if so, which missions are we hearing in these pop songs?
41325. Where is the highest point in the United States that can be reached by car?
41326. Where are the world's largest brickfields?
41327. Mozart's 'Requiem' was performed at the funerals of Joseph Haydn (1809), Ludwig von Beethoven (1827), and Frederick Chopin (1849). What else do all three funerals have in common?
41331. Witchetty grubs are the larvae of which beetle?
41332. What was the first LP released by Virgin Records?
41333. The currency of Lesotho is the loti. What is the plural of loti?
41334. Japanese scientists claimed to have indentified a new animal species called Balaenoptera omurai. What type of animal is this?
41335. What is the name of the real-life whaling vessel that inspired Melville's 'Moby Dick?'
41336. Which daily newspaper has the world's largest circulation?
41337. What space exploration event inspired David Bowie's 'Major Tom?'
41338. If flowers have both stamens and stigma, why don't they self pollinate?
41339. When were electric Christmas tree lights first used?
41343. What is a Balot?
41344. When did Germany sign a 10 year non-aggression pact with Poland?
41345. When did Japan declare war on Germany?
41346. In which battle did Britain use tanks for the first time?
41347. How many people died in the first and second World Wars?
41348. Why are diamonds used to make needles on record players?
41349. If the contraction of would not is wouldn't, and could not is couldn't, why do we use won't and shan't for will not and shall not?
41350. When did rationing start and end in the UK and the United States?
41351. What moth is known to raid bee hives for honey?
41352. What program did FDR push through Congress that was designed to aid our British neighbors without the US actually getting involved in WWII?
41353. What was the basic plot of the film 'McKenna's Gold?'
41354. How long did President Bush's speech at the Banqueting House last yesterday?
41355. Who played Jack, the bus conductor, in 'On The Buses?'
41356. What was the highest UK chart position reached by Eddy Grant's 'Electric Avenue' and what was number one at the time?
41357. What was the name of the Hungarian comic actor in the 1940's known as 'Cuddles?'
41358. Which keyboard character (not function button, but only those found on a typewriter) has no official function on a computer?
41359. What is the source of the expression "OK"?
41360. What were the last words of Maj. Gen. John Sedgewick at the battle of Spottsylvania, May 9, 1864?
41361. Forty years ago President John F. Kennedy was shot in what plaza and on what Dallas street?
41362. What is the highest rank that a member of the US Army Special Forces 'Green Berets' may reach?
41363. Which two US Supreme Court justices graduated in the same class?
41364. What does cooked rat taste like?
41365. Which 1960s UK number one hit single was based on a rugby song and who was the guest vocalist?
41366. At what time of year in the UK is the difference in times of sunrises and sunsets (GMT) from one day to the next greatest? At what time of year are the differences from one day to the next least?
41367. What is the period name of a style of furniture noted for its almost exclusive use of solid walnut, walnut burl veneers, chip carvings and glossy finishes?
41369. What was unique about the French journal of the 1860s 'La Naiade?'
41370. I was on my train today and noticed the carriage said it was one of the first units to carry people through the Channel Tunnel. When would that have been?
41373. What element was removed to make rubber vulcanized?
41375. Who said "Lies run sprints, but the truth runs marathons?"
41376. What was the first song ever played on a phonograph?
41377. According to research, what is the most humane thing one can do for a lobster before boiling it alive?
41378. George A. Custer had several nicknames, but which was not-so-secretly given him by his disgruntled post Civil War cavalry troops?
41379. How were Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt related?
41380. What are Clint Eastwood's "spaghetti western" movies?
41381. Where was Sam Cooke when he died, and who shot him?
41382. Which scientist is buried next to Sir Isaac Newton in Westminster Abbey?
41383. Which two islands comprise the Midway Islands?
41384. For what event did Handel compose his 'Music for the Royal Fireworks?'
41385. What reason is given by the Catholic Church for not allowing the ordination of women?
41386. Does anyone know what the Brit awards were previously called before they were called the Brit awards?
41387. By how much did the New York Yankees increase their attendance in 1920, what caused the increase, and what was the response from the New York Giants?
41389. When did TV show 'Crimewatch' first begin?
41390. Who was Basil de Selincourt?
41391. Who invented television and when?
41392. Which famous author drafted King George V's first Christmas Day broadcast speech for him?
41393. How much was a loaf of bread in Germany on November 16, 1923?
41394. When did Adolf Hitler hold his first Nazi rally in Berlin?
41395. Who was the first British king known to be able to write his name?
41396. When was 'Voice of America' first broadcast?
41397. Who was the first woman to be a president in any country in the world and in what country?
41398. What old candy factory building is used for building the floats for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?
41399. In the 1990s what was the only nation that did not allow women to vote?
41400. Every Rainbow fan remembers Geoffrey, but who was the original presenter before 1973?
41401. Did Newton really get hit on the head by an apple?
41402. Is the Parthenon really built on the notion of the Golden Section?
41404. Who dictated the false stories of Marco Polo when they were in jail together?
41405. What two words is the tetragrammaton YHWH made up from?
41407. Who really invented the telephone?
41412. In which 1998 film did the actors get so carried away that they were biting each other and what historical event was the inspiration for this film? The film was about cannibalism and the event was reproduced in a famous painting if that helps.
41415. Who is pictured on the "head" side of a quarter?
41417. In what country does eighty percent of the population practice Hinduism?
41418. For which club does Jonny Wilkinson play?
41419. Is there a word for fear of having to go out in fancy dress?
41420. In what state would you find the Baseball Hall of Fame?
41421. Who won the Rugby World Cup in 2003?
41422. What was the occasion for which JFK chose to speak at Memorial Stadium, University of California, Berkeley?
41423. Is 0 Kelvin equal to -273.15 or -273.16 degrees Celsius?
41424. By what names are the furniture styles that come between the Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI styles known?
41425. Is it illegal to say a Catholic mass in an Anglican church, especially one that has had no congregation for several years?
41427. What was the name of the duo which comprised Alison Moyet and Vince Clarke?
41428. What are the differences between a Manhattan and a Manhattan Dry?
41429. How many international sporting trophies are
currently held by England?
41430. By what name is Jonathan Charasuchin better known, and for what television role is he best remembered?
41433. What is the largest living thing on earth?
41434. Which Corrie regular married Caroline Sinclair in 1961, and Christine Allsop in 1975?
41435. Who is known to many viewers as "The King of Late Night" on American television?
41436. Which early sixties rock 'n' roll star's real name was Frederick Heath?
41438. What is the difference between gif, bmp and jpeg files?
41441. What is the name of the trophy awarded in Lacrosse in the playoff between the winners of the Northern and Southern Leagues?
41442. What was Gilligan's birthplace on "Gilligan's Island"?
41443. "A Choice Not An Echo" was written about what U.S. political figure?
41445. Which song was John Leyton's only British No.1 hit?
41446. What is the most famous quote attributed to Jack Nicholson in 'The Shining?'
41447. Who had a minor hit in the UK in 1976 with a song entitled 'One Piece at a Time?'
41449. In what movie would you hear someone in the background shouting "Atta boy, Luther?"
41450. What song opens with this short conversation - "7A", "What number is this, Chip?", "7A!", "OK, Don't get excited Man, because I'm sure I know?"
41451. Why do people "clink" Champagne glasses?
41454. Which of Shakespeare's works uses the first coinage of the word 'freak?'
41458. What year, month, day, and time did J R R Tolkien die?
41459. Which is the longest website URL on the internet?
41460. From which country did Dalmatian dogs originate?
41461. Which type of grass constitutes 99% of a panda's diet?
41462. What is the longest recorded time of chicken flight?
41463. Who wrote in his journals "The great bird will be aloft over Florence?"
41465. Where is the smallest hotel in the world?
41466. What is the tallest office building in the world?
41467. What is the name of the only horse to have won seven consecutive group one races?
41468. Whose law states that the number of transistors on a silicon chip will double annually?
41469. In the original Star Trek, Dr. McCoy is often called "Bones" by Captain Kirk. Is this just a nick-name because he is a doctor, or does it hold some other significance?
41470. In the King James Bible there is one letter of the alphabet that no proper names begin with. What is that letter?
41473. There are six 7-letter words that can be played on a musical instrument. What is one of them?
41474. What is going to happen at 6pm January 12th 2004?
41475. Which English soccer club has never played in their home town?
41476. Since 1776, how many official US flags have there been?
41477. Who was driving for McLaren when they won their first Formula 1 Grand Prix?
41478. Who was the first athlete to run 5000 metres in under 13 minutes?
41479. Who is the first person to strive after coordination between Gandhism and Leninism: Maxim Gorky, Romain Rolland, Bertrand Russell, or Albert Schweitzer?
41480. The most popular search engine for internet users has been found by Media Metrix to be what?
41481. The leading share in the server Operating System belongs to: Novell Netware, Microsoft, UNIX, or Linux?
41482. Bank for International Settlements is based in which city?
41491. What is the name given to a person new to a situation whose opinion is not valued because of his newness rather than lack of experience?
41492. Who has recently been voted the sexiest man alive in People Magazine?
41496. In London, you'll spend a day in jail if caught doing what on the upper deck of a bus?
41497. What is the name of the rock formation near the location of 'Last of the Mohicans?'
41498. What branch of the U.S. Army set up the first aviation division?
41499. What awards are given for excellence in TV commercials?