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Questions From Dec 05 03
42001. What is the name of the oldest recorded music shop in the world and where is it?
42002. Which original cast member of a comedy series was fired because of his habit of vomiting live worms on the set?
42003. Who wrote 'A Season in Hell'?
42004. What does "DLP" stand for in relation to television, and who invented it?
42005. Who founded Beijing University and where was he from?
42006. What American statesmen could claim the distinction of signing both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution?
42009. How far away would one have to travel from the Earth to experience no gravitational effects?
42010. Theoretically, if a man left today, flying away from Earth at twice the speed of light for one year, then returned to earth at the same speed, would the day he got back be the same day he originally left?
42011. Who invented the intelligence quotient (IQ) and how is it calculated?
42017. Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall named their son Steve. For whom was Steve named?
42018. What inanimate object is the link between the Washington Post and the Duchess of Windsor?
42019. When will the world go into another Ice Age?
42022. Why is the alphabet in that order?
42025. What does 'et al' mean?
42028. Since their paths cross, is it possible that Pluto and Neptune could collide?
42031. How many cities were capitals of the USA before Washington, DC and what are their names?
42033. The US president's wife is called the First Lady. If a woman was to become president what would her husband's proper title be?
42034. What are the names of all of the members of the infamous band Honey Bucket?
42036. Which state in the USA has the most Welsh descendants?
42037. What ingredients go into a mesclun salad?
42038. From which animal was ancient DNA first extracted in 1984?
42040. Which US president vomited on live television?
42041. What movies does the establishment Tower Records appear in?
42042. What US president was a self-proclaimed epicurean?
42043. What was Patrick Swayze's only hit record?
42044. Immanuel Kant tried in his writings to answer the three questions that, in his opinion, have occupied every philosopher in western history. What were these three questions?
42045. What is the smallest building in the USA?
42048. With regard to draft eligibility age, which country has the oldest, and which has the youngest?
42049. In the grounds of Wilton House is "the Palladian Bridge." There is a duplicate at Stowe in Buckinghamshire, where is another duplicate outside Britain?
42051. When will the Boeing 7E7 go into service and which airline is the first to use it?
42054. Why is "Christmas cake" the bingo call sign for 38?
42055. A few years ago in Britain, we found POGS in our packets of crisps. Why were POGS so-called and how was the game of POGS played?
42056. Who is Ginger Riley Munduwalawala?
42057. To whom was the term "Tory" originally applied?
42058. How old is Winston Churchill's parrot?
42059. Two stars born nearly 60 years apart: one a favorite leading man of the female stars of the day who moved on to light comedy then retired early; the other was in a sleeper hit that started several careers, and had amazing luck in being in some of the biggest blockbusters ever. One name for both, what is it?
42060. In practice there is little distinction between Socialism and Communism. The Nazis were extreme anti-Communists, why then was the official name of the Nazi party "National Socialists"?
42061. How many constellations have been defined?
42062. In golf what is a 'deuce?'
42064. In what country would you find Almaty?
42066. What is the capital of the European country Iceland?
42067. What is the hobby or passtime if cinderella interests somebody: kite flying, playing cards, stamp collection, or window shopping?
42068. How do those binoculars that focus automatically on what you are looking at work? (Actually YOU have to focus your eyes.)
42069. How do infrared monoculars work and can animals detect them?
42071. What is the tallest structure ever built?
42072. In which Netherlands province is Amsterdam located?
42073. How long did it take to build the Sears Tower?
42074. What state currently stores the most nuclear weapons for the United States?
42075. What singer or group was the first to play a concert in Israel?
42081. What came first, MSN messenger or MSN chat rooms?
42082. Who invented ice cream?
42083. What is the difference between to decipher and to cipher, is there any?
42084. What makes sharp cheddar cheese sharp?
42085. Which people drilled a hole in the skull to increase intelligence from more oxygen to the brain?
42086. Is the original cheddar cheese directly related to the caves at Cheddar, England (as in the case of Roquefort)?
42089. What foreign currency did Lincoln have on his person when he was assassinated, and where did he get it?
42090. How did lumps of dirty snow come to be in space floating around as comets?
42092. What is the link between George Washington and Robert E. Lee?
42093. About whom was the song "Hey Jude" written?
42095. Who did Puccini base his 'Madame Butterfly' opera on?
42096. Who was the founder of Europe's oldest royal family?
42097. Who is the only female athlete in history to win three sprint events (100m, 200m, 100m relay) in separate Olympic Games?
42098. Who said the following and about which nation? "Cricket civilizes people and creates good gentlemen. I want everyone to play cricket in --- ; I want ours to be a nation of gentlemen."
42099. What did Mary, Joseph and Jesus do with the gold, frankincense and myrrh they received?
42100. Which common English word is a corruption of the name Bethlehem?
42101. What name is given to a building containing a cycle-racing track?
42102. How many first edition copies of "Origin of the Species" were printed?
42104. With what do you associate the name Nicolas Appert?
42105. After their 12-0 defeat to New England, what is the chance of Miami getting through and how does the system work?
42106. As it is the party season and excess is abundant, can anyone tell me the origin of the phrase "hair of the dog?"
42107. It's my birthday next weekend and I'd like to know why we blow out candles on birthday cakes. What does it all mean and why do my wishes never come true?
42109. Why can't space ships use propellers or conventional airplane jets to move in space?
42110. What is a semibreve?
42111. How many single measures (shots) are there in a standard bottle of Jack Daniels Tennessee Whisky?
42112. To whom was Warren Spahn referring when he said, "I played for him both before and after he was a genius?"
42114. What is the ruling if a batter hits a ball that, on the fly, first hits the pitcher, the first base umpire and then is caught by the second baseman?
42116. In "Die Another Day" a chopper falls out of an airplane but before it hits the ground the pilot starts it up and it takes off and doesn't crash. Is this physically possible?
42117. When was the Rotary Club founded?
42118. Which horse with a John Wayne link won the first Grand National?
42119. What does the second R stand for in the acronym RADAR?
42120. Which monarch attended the first Royal Ascot?
42122. Could someone please tell me, in the movie "Jerry McGuire" who actually says the famous line, "Show me the money," is it Tom Cruise or Cuba Gooding Jr, or both?
42123. Which object hits the ground first, a bullet fired horizontally or a bullet dropped from the same height?
42124. Why don't lakes usually experience significant tides?
42125. Which singer is the grandchild of a Nobel Peace Prize winner?
42126. What are the blood cells made in?
42127. In the Doors' song 'Peace Frog' Jim Morrison sings the line, "Blood in the streets in the town of New Haven." What was the Lizard King referring to?
42131. Does any church reliquary claim to have any part of the manger or cattle-shed from Christ's Nativity?
42132. Which liqueur's formula is the property of the Mackinnon family?
42133. Where would you find the island of Sombrero?
42134. Did Pavlov use a particular breed of dog in his experiments, and if so, what was it?
42135. What are the Jatakamala?
42137. Which organism or germ causes typhoid?
42138. What caused the Leaning Tower of Pisa to tilt, and will it fall one day?
42140. What is the meaning of the expression 'Abraham's Bosom?'
42143. Who is the only other pitcher besides Cy Young to throw three Opening Day shutouts? (Hints: not Babe Ruth or Jack Morris, Jack was coming into the bigs about the time this player retired. This player only had 3 shutouts in his career!)
42144. What right handed pitcher was a left handed batting champ, manager, League MVP and Triple Crown winner?
42145. What is the most popular sport in the USA?
42146. What is Van Morrison's name 'Van' short for?
42147. What unusual thing happened for the first time in the history of Test Cricket when Australian batsman Bill Brown got out in the test between India and Australia at Sydney in 1947-48?
42148. What is the reason for fingerprints?
42149. Which country is the largest producer of wine in the world annually?
42153. What colour suit did Santa wear before the red one was introduced?
42154. In what film does a female character say, "Don't worry, I have a plan?"
42157. In which hemisphere, north or south, does the majority of the world's population live? Briefly explain your answer.
42158. Brian Epstein first heard about the Beatles when a young boy came in his record store and asked about one of their songs. What was the name of this young boy?
42159. What mountain range is home to the world's tallest mountains such as Mount Everest?
42160. Identify two countries that are sandwiched by Iran and India and what is their main religion?
42161. In which country has a released convicted cannibal become a celebrity and a restaurant critic?
42162. Why is getting down to business known as "talking turkey?"
42165. Comets aside, what is the size of the largest snowball ever made on Earth (with a picture reference if possible)?
42167. Which country was the first to introduce vehicle registration plates?
42168. Jo-Raquel Tejada is known as which movie actress?
42169. Can anyone tell me which is the largest castle in England?
42170. Who scored the quickest ever goal in the F.A cup final?
42171. We had a question the other day about a metal named "devil's copper" - nickel. I read the other day nickel was named after Saint Nicholas, any clarification?
42172. Which American born on this day became very cross when visiting libraries, and did something about it?
42173. What is the meaning of 'Shenandoah' as used in a book title by an American mystery writer?
42174. What reigning monarch died in the United States?
42180. In medieval France, streets would echo to the sound of "have your hanaps mended with gold or silver wire." What was a hanap?
42182. A Hollywood actress, while hosting Eleanor Roosevelt for afternoon tea, felt the call of nature. In order to better hear what the First Lady was saying, she left the bathroom door open.
Who was that actress?
42183. What country is the largest producer of oranges annually?
42184. In earlier warfare, a pit or trough installed with pointed stakes or stones to impede the enemy was more commonly known as what?
42185. What game involves 8 shoes, 8 stones (6 plain, 2 red) and 4 bundles of counters (3 bundles of 20 and 1 of 19)?
42187. Which famous Native American was born in 1863, had a vision when he was 9, in 1876 was at the Battle of the Little Big Horn and died in 1950?
42188. Why were the Mandan Indians different from the Sioux, Apache or Cherokee?
42189. Is the theme song from the TV Show 'Charmed' named 'I Am Human' or 'How Soon is Now'?
42190. What is considered the South's greatest battle victory in the American Civil War?
42191. Besides Switzerland, were any other countries officially neutral during World War II?
42192. Who was "Tokyo Rose?"
42193. For what did Slartibartfast win an award?
42194. One of the tests of manhood for a Native American was counting coup. What was the supreme act of counting coup?
42195. Who found the tomb of the mythical Hermes?
42196. Who was the sage condemned to death by Nero, but as soon as his name was written down on paper it magically disappeared?
42197. When serving the port, would the most appropriate glass be larger, smaller, or the same size as that for red wine?
42198. Who was the 14th century Arabic astronomer that anticipated Copernicus?
42199. From which family do more Popes come than from any other?
42201. Which travels faster, the inside or the outside of a record album?
42202. Is it true that John Wayne won in a poker game a dog who had played "Lassie?" If so, did he keep him/her?
42205. What is a Windtalker?
42210. What is the link between the capital of Chechnya and Ivan the Terrible?
42212. How many Englishmen have won the marathon at the Olympic games?
42213. What is the lowest possible impossible score with one dart (must score)?
42215. Singapore is such a straitlaced city now but in the past it had a street of ill repute. What was the name of this street?
42217. What did a farmer named Daocheng discover in the spring of 1929 and what did his discovery lead to?
42218. How many different names does Father Christmas have?
42219. In the Saturday Night Live logo, we see the letters SNL with a little 25 next to them. What does the 25 mean?
42220. Which country produces the most apples annually?
42221. What does the "B.S." in B.S. Pulley, the 40's and 50's character actor, stand for?
42223. From what does the folk dance tarantella get its name?
42224. What is the country with the most climate zones (forgot the real term but I mean like deserts, rainforest, tundra, taiga, etc)?
42226. When and where did the first sound motion picture debut?
42227. What happened for the first time in 1883 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, that has since added a word or phrase to the dictionary?
42229. What is the term for the wife of an emperor?
42230. What American city is famous for it's "French Quarter?"
42231. In what country are Casablanca, Tangier, and the Atlas Mountains located?
42232. Where are the largest tide fluctuations?
42233. How old was Mozart when he composed his first work?
42234. When people are executed in the US by lethal injection, what chemical or chemicals are injected to kill the person?
42235. How does an object stay in orbit around the earth?
42236. Which popular Christmas carol is Welsh in origin?
42237. Why is there no recognised sport with rules and a trophy involving throwing snowballs? Or is there?
42238. If the Rosetta Stone was discovered by Napoleon's men in Egypt when did the British pinch it?
42240. What is a moment generating function and describe the senior moments?
42241. Do you know the caste called Sourashtra?
42243. In an average human lifetime, how many years will be spent working and how many spent sleeping?
42246. According to an international report, which country is believed to have the least corrupt politicians?
42247. To the nearest hundred thousand, how many millionaires are there in the United States?
42248. What, according to Zen, is a dry s**t stick?
42249. In the ancient Egyptian pantheon, who was Serket?
42250. What unique American culinary invention turned 75 years old this year, although in its currently marketed form won't mark that anniversary until 2008?
42251. Why did Jack Kevorkian sometimes use carbon monoxide inhalation, and sometimes use a chemical cocktail injection in his administration of assisted suicides?
42252. What are the names Jack Kevorkian gave to the "machines" he built and used to administer assisted suicides?
42254. Why did Turkey not celebrate Christmas on December 25, 1926?
42255. In the movie 'The King and I' starring Yul Brynner, what was the king's name and what was his name in real life, and why is the film banned in Thailand?
42256. Who was responsible for resurrecting the ancient games held at Olympia in Greece and where and when were they first held?
42258. Which 1975 UK hit single features a section of 'Troika' from Sergei Prokofiev's 'Lieutenant Kije' suite?
42261. How was the planet Neptune discovered?
42265. The explosive used in Christmas crackers, silver fulminate, is so dangerous that anyone making a few crystals is liable to end up with a face full of shrapnel according to certain websites. So how do they make enough fulminate to mass manufacture the crackers?
42266. Who introduced the espalier method of growing trees against a wall?
42267. In culinary terms, what are "epigrammes" and how did they get that name?
42268. Percy Faith and someone else had UK hits in 1960 with the same tune. Who was the other artist and what was the tune?
42269. What is the time difference between England and Sydney, Australia?
42277. Who named President Bush "Dubya" and why?
42278. After a company name what does the abbreviation "Inc." stand for?
42279. Why do we put up Christmas trees when it is Christmas?
42280. What was the name of the first naval force in the United States?
42281. What first name was the former "royal" wife of the cox of the victorious 1951 Cambridge Boat Race team?
42282. What unit is used by astronomers to measure the distance between stars?
42283. Susannah Wesley, mother of John and Charles had a unique way of praying. What was it?
42285. Who was Theophilus?
42286. While looking through the newest quizzes, I found a reference to someone who apparently is or was a 'tight end.' Can I please have a (clean) explanation (probably from the USA as it seems to involve the NFL)?
42287. If someone could be placed at the center of the earth, what would they weigh?
42288. What is the currency of India?
42291. Who is the only player to win the Heisman Trophy twice?
42292. What countries are the second and third largest in the world respectively?
42293. Besides being a contributor to this site, what is a gnomon?
42295. What has JRR Tolkien just won with his famous trilogy 'Lord of The Rings?'
42296. The only managerial swap was conducted when and by what two Major League Baseball teams?
42297. What year did Topps issue its first Mickey Mantle card?
42299. Which of these are vector and which are scalar quantity: work, energy and power?
42300. I'm sending dinner invitations to all the AFT members I've insulted over the time I've been here. I am serving olla podrida. What is it, what does it consist of, and in which country is it served on traditional feast days?
42301. Which company commenced commercial production of nylon in 1939, and how did the synthetic material come by that name?
42302. In which film does Errol Flynn do a song and dance routine?
42303. Who is 'your uncle Bob?'
42305. Referring to what is known as a "senior moment" what does the text abbreviation "CRAFT" stand for?
42306. Which positive whole number is the lowest that cannot be scored with two darts?
42307. What saved the colony of South Australia from bankruptcy during the 1840s?
42308. Who was Francesco Bernardone?
42310. Are there any species other than humans who have fingerprints?
42311. I see we have a new person with us called Cwtch what does Cwtch mean?
42312. What were millions of kids wearing on their heads in 1955?
42314. In "Frosty the Snowman" what did the traffic cop swallow when he yelled stop?
42315. In "A Charlie Brown Christmas" what does Charlie Brown get chosen to do in the Christmas play?
42316. What does the Grinch steal directly from the Who girls while they're sleeping?
42318. Who won the BBC Golden Sports Personality Award?
42319. How did Alan Pinkerton, founder of the famous detective agency, die?
42321. What was the theme music used for the Rugby World Cup?
42323. Why is alcohol used as an ingredient in flavoring extracts such as vanilla, almond, and hazelnut?
42324. What is the deeply indented, cone shape bottom of a wine bottle called?
42325. What was the first man-made object to leave our solar system?
42326. When and where did Santa first appear climbing up and down chimneys?
42327. I've heard someone say that a duck's quack doesn't echo, but I've also heard they have proven otherwise. So, does anyone know if a duck's quack echoes?
42328. Who was the first person who won a million dollars on Who Wants To Be A Millionare?
42331. Has a member of a film crew ever become a famous actor?
42332. About five years ago Asda advertised for comedians to rewrite the jokes for its Christmas crackers. Was this successful?
42333. What shape face would you expect to find on a icosahedron and why?
42334. What country commenced having a public holiday on Christmas day in 1960?
42335. Whose contract with Fox Film Corporation stipulated that she always appear in public wearing veils and white make-up, and that marriage was forbidden during the term of the contract?
42336. In which capacity was Edmund Barton a public figure at a time prior to his becoming Australia's first prime minister?
42337. What is a vulgar fraction?
42339. What automotive innovation (mechanical device) was adopted from a particular helicopter used in the Vietnam war?
42340. When and where was the first Major League Baseball game played indoors?
42341. Who delivered the wakeup kiss to the Sleeping Beauty: Prince James, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, or Prince Henry?
42343. What were the primary forces that shaped the Grand Canyon?
42345. Who is the only player to win the Heisman Trophy while playing for a team with a losing record?
42346. What man, who later became Secretary of War, saved Washington's army by obtaining British cannon and artillery from Fort Ticonderoga?
42350. Name of the player who scored for both teams in a World Cup soccer match.
42351. Which order is the system of numbering asteroids?
42352. In which 1993 movie did Mel Gibson direct himself?
42353. Can anyone tell me which Cher song was a top ten hit before the massive No. 1 hit 'Believe?'
42354. With what do you associate Vatsayana?
42355. Who was the only female presenter at the Live Aid concert?
42356. If I lived on "the island of barley" where, specifically, would you find me?
42357. Before 1900 companies like Mann, Jackson & Sharpe, Wagner, Barney & Smith and American were in competition with another giant whose name later became nearly synonymous with their products. What was the name of their most successful competitor, who survived well into the 20th century, and what did they make?
42359. What was the Ptolemaic system?
42363. What was the name of the Hong Kong headquarters of M.I.6 in 'The Man With The Golden Gun?'
42364. What was remarkable about the November, 1955 issue of "Pageant" magazine?
42365. What was the word that was written in lights on the Sydney Harbour Bridge during the 2000 Olympics, and why was that particular word used?
42366. In American Football, when an onside kick goes out of bounds where is the ball placed?
42367. What heraldic rule is broken by the coats-of-arms of the Papacy and the Kingdom of Jerusalem?
42368. What actress filled in as the starring lawyer for Raymond Burr on "Perry Mason" and as the burglar on "It Takes A Thief"?
42369. What is unusual about the metal Nitinol?
42370. What is the earliest record we have of a snowman being built?
42372. Visiting Pluto via Charon, where do you keep your fare?
42373. What is the speed of light?
42374. What is the speed of sound?
42375. What does e=mc2 mean?
42376. What is the title of the world's heaviest book and what is its subject matter?
42377. How did Murray Spangler earn his niche in history?
42378. Who scored for both teams in a World Cup soccer match: Roger Milla, Ernie Brandts, Norman Whiteside, or Mario Zagalo?
42380. What do the words "Y Ddraig Goch" mean?
42381. Who was Hobson and why does his choice mean you have no choice?
42382. I have invited all the usual suspects over and got shady to make the customary cocktails. Before Norry hands round all his chocs and mochy plays his Welsh harp, I bring in zampone. What are you going to do with it?
42383. What is the oldest living language still spoken in Europe?
42384. What is the capital city of Uruguay?
42385. Why do British shoe sizes go up to 13, and then begin at 1 again?
42386. What is revitalised water and how is it different from ordinary water?
42387. Why does bottled water have a "best before date" on it?
42389. Which surname does Janet Leigh's character use when signing in at the Bates Motel?
42390. At what point does a dialect become an independent language?
42391. Why is it traditional for women to propose on Valentine's Day in a leap year?
42392. Does your eye still carry an image of the last thing seen before death?
42393. When was the hotline set up betwen the Russians and the Americans?
42394. From what Native American tribe did the colonists who participated in the Boston Tea Party disquise themselves?
42395. What is candida albicans?
42396. Did Jesus have any brothers and sisters?
42397. Tomorrow I am getting another dog, a Dalmatian! How long do they live?
42398. Who said, "Belgium is a nation, not a road"?
42399. What is the name of the dog with the sailor on the Cracker Jack box?
42400. Who said that "Movies need sound like Beethoven needs lyrics?"
42401. Can a very high pitched voice break a glass?
42403. Which Italian physicist influenced Newton to change his belief in the wave-nature of light?
42404. Who calculated the orbit of Ceres?
42405. Why is the wreath, a symbol of death, put on doors at Christmas, which celebrates a birth?
42406. Which well-known Christmas carol was written by a poet laureate?
42410. What does QANTAS stand for?
42411. Who was the first quarterback to play for the Washington Redskins?
42413. After spending 150 years in an Irish medical school, Shiny returned to Hobart in 1990. What is Shiny?
42414. In underworld jargon what is to keep something secret?
42415. What is the age of the sunlight that touches you: 19 seconds, about 2 minutes, 8.3 minutes, or two hours?
42416. What is the most number of players ever to score in an English football league match?
42421. From where comes the Christmas tradition of kissing under the mistletoe?
42422. What is the plot of the ballet Giselle?
42423. Where was the first hovercraft in service?
42426. What is the link between Wilbur and Orville Wright, and Tom Tate?
42427. What contribution is Ktesibios of Alexandria said to have made to the development of music?
42429. I noticed that Mick Jagger was recently knighted. What are the qualifications of becoming a Knight?
42431. Why is the website spelt Google when the number is spelt googol?
42432. What are the four chambers of the heart?
42433. The green stuff in the corner of your eyes when you wake up and the green stuff that is more commonly known as boogies, what are the correct scientific or medical names for these two substances?
42435. Who played for the most NBA teams, currently and in history?
42437. Can somebody give the mathematical formula connecting the cooking time of a turkey and its weight?
42438. How did Orville and Wilbur Wright decide between themselves who was going to pilot their first famous flight?
42439. When did John Farnham start singing solo and hit the big time?
42441. The tune "Popcorn" was the background theme to which early computer game?
42442. What was the name of the liar who started the "Big Foot" hoax?
42443. What is the fastest aircraft?
42444. Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were assassinated in Sarajevo on Sunday, 28th June, 1914. Why was this date significant to both the Imperial couple and the country they were visiting?
42446. In what decade did flashing Christmas lights debut: 30?s 40?s 50?s or 60?s?
42454. Who was the first person to die in 'Coronation Street?' If possible, please supply a link. This is to settle a family arguement.
42455. Is there a precise name for a line which only uses words having the same vowel, as in, "Idling I sit in this mild twilight dim, Whilst birds in wild, swift vigils, circling skim?"
42456. Why do we use the expression "to welsh on a bet" when speaking about the loser of a wager failing to pay up? Are Welsh people notorious for doing this?
42458. According to astronomers Alan Dressler and Sandra Faber, Earth is travelling at 600 kilometres per second in the direction of which constellation?
42459. Where is the largest concentration of sunken ships in the world, and what caused these ships to sink?
42460. I am going to see a modern opera tonight which is set in a famous part of London in the 19th century. What might I be seeing and by whom?
42461. Who couldn't remember if it snowed for 6 days and nights when he was 12, or 12 days and nights when he was 6?
42463. Who said "Frailty, thy name is woman?"
42465. Where do the Esarn people live and where did they come from?
42466. Which Christmas carol appears on a composition by Mozart?
42468. In 'Going My Way' what activity did Father Fitzgibbons learn?
42469. In 'A House Without A Christmas Tree' what carol does Addie have the carolers sing to her father?
42470. In what state did "The Homecoming" take place?
42471. In the 1949 film "Little Women" who were the sisters and who played whom?
42472. What does Nadolig Llawen mean?
42473. At the end of The Wizard of Oz, the Wizard assures the Scarecrow that he is intelligent and bestows upon him a diploma. The Scarecrow then makes a statement of genius. What was this statement?
42474. What is the name of the rock formations found in Halong Bay in Vietnam, Guilin in China and Krabi in Thailand?
42475. I am having a party, mibby and mochy are doing the cocktails, hammy and doggie are dancing, norry and maggie are singing and I have brought Stollen. What is Stollen?
42476. In the ?Twelve Days of Christmas? if each day only the first type of gift was given, what would be the total number of gifts given?
42477. Which American city is twinned with Cardiff, Wales?
42478. I am on holiday in the Mediterranean and last night enjoyed a bottle of Patrimonio, which is a local wine, with my dinner. Where am I?
42479. Who named Santa's reindeer?
42480. When was Jesus born?
42486. Queen Anne's lace is made up of many tiny white flowers. Are there always a certain number of them? If so, what is it?
42487. Why did Agatha Christie disappear in 1926, and did she take her daughter with her?
42488. What country was first to use crossbows? And which was the first country to use normal bows (i.e Long Bow, Recurve, I wouldn't include compound, 'cause that's fairly recent)?
42489. What was the curious incident involving a dog at night?
42493. Some people will have observed water flowing down a drain clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and counterclockwise in the Southern Hemisphere but if you fill a bathtub with water at the equator how does it go down the drain?
42494. How many kilometers in a mile?
42495. I've heard that the weather is hot in Australia at Christmas, so does this country ever go through a season which is anything like a British winter?
42496. Did Perry Mason ever lose a case?
42497. What are the symptoms of holly berry poisoning and is it fatal?
42498. Which three English towns at one time produced over 100 million mince pies a year between them? Maybe they still do, but I heard this in the 1980's.
42499. Which company is the world's biggest producer of tinsel?