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Search: WW2BAM ROUND 1 QUESTIONS ANSWER In the 1997 film Donnie Brasco, Johnnie Depp memorably explains the varied nuances of what mob phrase? FORGET ABOUT IT! Which of these oft-quoted movie lines was originally spoken by Dustin Hoffman? I M WALKING HERE! On a football field,the 50-yard line is located how many feet from either team s g oal line? 150 FEET As those who observe it well know, lent traditionally lasts how long? 40 DAYS The moon is roughly how far from the Earth? 240,000 MILES Haley s comet, which last appeared in and will next return in 2061, takes how long to orbit the sun? 75 YEARS According to its commercial jingle, consumers are advised to use what amount of Daisy sour cream? A DOLLOP In The Princess Bride ,the vengeful Inigo Montoya seeks a murderer who has what? SIX FINGERS What is a bodega? A SMALL GROCERY STORE In the 2010 sequel Tron:Legacy, Jeff Bridges reprises his 1982 role in Tron as a man transformed into what? A COMPUTER PROGRAM The original cover art of the children s classic Charlotte s Web features all but whic h of the following? A TOAD In the 1995 comedy Tommy Boy, Chris Farley ruins David Spade s clothes as he sings, F at guy in what? A LITTLE COAT What punny prize is doled out each year by real Nobel laureates to highlight unu sual research? IG NOBEL The catastrophic 2010 BP oil spill resulted from the explosion of an offshore dr illing rig with what name? DEEPWATER HORIZON Typically flavored with caraway seeds,which of these spirits derives its name fr om the Latin for water of life ? AQUAVIT The American Dialect Society s 2006 Word of the Year to pluto something means to do what to it? DEVALUE IT Established in 1990, the James Beard Foundation Awards recognizes excellency in which of these fields? CUISINE Because they lack extra strokes on their letters, fonts like Arial and Helvetica are called sans what? SERIF Which of these sheet music notations directs a musician to play lovingly ? AMOROSO By definition, an analgesic is a type of medication intended primarily to do wha t? RELIEVE PAIN The word aide, used generally to refer to an assistant,is short for what longer Fr ench expression? AIDE-DE-CAMP Introduced in 1987,Viking is a popular high-end brand of which of these househol d items? COOKING RANGES What hit TV series pilot was a two-hour movie titled Panic at Malibu Pier ? BAYWATCH In 1835, Charles Darwin spent five weeks observing the indigenous life on what c hain of islands? THE GALAPAGOS ISLANDS Known for its spiciness,what Italian pasta sauce has a name that literally trans lates to Brother Devil ? FRA DIAVOLO What 2010 movie prominently features a mythical beast called a kraken? CLASH OF THE TITANS

Before becoming a successful film director, Rob Reiner played Michael Stivic on what classic sitcom? ALL IN THE FAMILY Produced in France since 1849, Cointreau is a popular liquor with what distincti ve flavor? ORANGE Reflecting its owners religious faith, what fashion retailer prints John 3:16? on its yellow shopping bags? FOREVER 21 For several seasons, Jillian Michaels and Bob Harper have helped contestants on what reality TV show? THE BIGGEST LOSER Launched in 1964, Kellogg s pop tarts were named for pop art, a movement popularized by whom? ANDY WARHOL In 1587, Mary Queen of Scots was beheaded for her part in a plot to assassinate which British monarch? ELIZABETH I Whose NY Times obituary noted that his fashion and portrait photographs helped de fine America s image of style ? RICHARD AVEDON In humans,the trachea is a tube that runs in front of what other body part? ESOPHAGUS The 2007 finance book Grande Expectations, chronicles what U.S. company s stock pric es? STARBUCKS Which of the following is the title of a 1963 Marvin Gaye song and not a phrase commonly uttered by courtroom attorneys? CAN I GET A WITNESS In geometry, which of these measurements applies only to circles and not triangl es? CIRCUMFERENCE UGG, a trendy brand that specializes in sheepskin boots, originated in what coun try? AUSTRALIA Represented by a set of scales,what sign of the zodiac is derived from the Latin word for pound ? LIBRA In which of these locations would a redcap most likely work? RAILROAD STATION Winner of seventeen James Beard awards, Saveur magazine primarily covers what topi c? CUISINE The Tasman Sea is part of what ocean? PACIFIC Which of these chart-topping albums was recorded by an American Idol champion? SOME HEARTS Saltimbocca, the name of a flavorful Italian veal dish, means what in English? JUMP IN THE MOUTH In 2011,a Utah KFC controversially donated $1 for every giant soda sold to help cure what sugar-sensitive disease? DIABETES Built to mark the 2,500th anniversary of the Persian Empire,the Azadi Tower is a landmark in what capital city? TEHRAN What French phrase, meaning equal to, is commonly used to refer to foreign nannies ? AU PAIR Which of these stars is not among the few to have won an Emmy, Oscar, Grammy, an d Tony? JULIE ANDREWS The head chef of a restaurant is often assisted by a person with what title? SOUS-CHEF In 1983,February 11th was declared National Inventors Day, fittingly the birthday o f what great American? THOMAS EDISON Traditionally,s mores are made by sandwiching chocolate and marshmallows between w hat? GRAHAM CRACKERS Since 2003,what company has employed the advertising slogan Imagination at work ? GENERAL ELECTRIC On the 2010 Fortune Global 500 list of the world s largest companies,3 of the top 4 are in what sector? OIL Commonly used as seating in restaurants,banquettes are what type of furniture? PADDED BENCHES By definition, which of these vessels is a canoe? KAYAK Having nothing to do with their political views, what sport features players lab eled as right and left wing? HOCKEY In a memorable scene from Beverly Hills Cop, what does Detective Axel Foley use to disable a car? BANANAS In which of these sports does the clock count up rather than down? SOCCER

What kitchen utensil is often found in four-sided and six-sided versions? GRATER Shel Silverstein spent over 3 years on the bestseller lists with his 1981 book A Light in the what? ATTIC Which of these objects is not part of the contraption at the center of the board game Mouse Trap? BICYCLE Which of these superstar superheroes,when properly spelled,has a hyphen before t he man ? SPIDERMAN Inspiring a character in a Robert Redford film,Buck Brannaman is known for his a bility to whisper to what animals? HORSES By definition,Angora wool comes from one of two animals:the Angora goat or the A ngora what? RABBIT Which of these winged creatures is not featured in the U.S. postal stamp series P ollination ? EAGLE Created in the Chesapeake Bay area,Old Bay seasoning was meant to go with what t ype of food? SEAFOOD The name of a popular menu item at Taco Bell, gordita is a Spanish word that liter ally means what? FATTY An article on slate.com titled Frying Nemo determines whether what animals can tru ly feel pain? FISH In a 2008 interview, who did Oprah ask, If you could take it back, would you stil l jump on the sofa? TOM CRUISE The name of what headgear is derived from an old Persian term meaning to tie ? TURBAN Though it sounds like a movie awards category,which of these is the name of a ho tel chain? BEST WESTERN Which of these is not a type of jewelry, but rather a device for monitoring alco hol consumption? SCRAM BRACELET When kissed,which of these landmarks is said to endow visitors with the gift of g ab ? BLARNEY STONE He s got crazy flipper fingers and Never tilts at all are lyrics from a 1969 song by T he Who titled what? PINBALL WIZARD What Tony-winning Broadway musical features a cast of risque, R-rated puppets? AVENUE Q Before he hit it big, what singer composed the famous ad jingle, I m stuck on BandA id ? BARRY MANILOW On the classic TV series Welcome Back Kotter what subject did Mr. Kotter teach? SOCIAL STUDIES At the beginning of a game of chess,what pieces occupy the four corners of the b oard? ROOKS According to a 2001 study at Sydney University, belly button lint is most likely what color? BLUE The classic Burberry check is a famous plaid pattern that features all but which of these colors? EMERALD In 1667, the Dutch traded Manhattan for the tiny Indonesian island of Rum, valua ble for its abundance of what spice? NUTMEG Because people aren t using it much, what term was scrapped from the New Oxford Am erican Dictionary in 2005? INFORMATION SUPERHIGHWAY Which of the following words was spelled backwards in the movie and novel The Shi ning ? MURDER A popular style of music,the blues takes its name from a shortened form of what phrase? BLUE DEVILS According to an old nautical expression, when facing a difficult time you should do what to the hatches? BATTEN DOWN The monthly magazine Cuesport is primarily targeted toward enthusiasts of what gam e? POOL In 2010, Survivor:Nicaragua was won by Jud Birza,a 21-year-old male model with wit h apt nickname? FABIO The subject of a much-publicized hoax in 2009, 6-year old Falcon Heene was bette r known in the media as what? BALLOON BOY

Famous for its 18th-century architecture,the historic neighborhood Society Hill li es in what city? PHILADELPHIA In the U.S., the Sherwin-Williams company is the largest producer of what produc t? PAINT Made popular by men in the 50s, what hairstyle is named after a French mistress from the 1700s? POMPADOUR A person who is fighting imaginary opponents is said to be tilting at a what? WINDMILLS In 2004, who spawned a rubber-bracelet trend by selling yellow wristwear to rais e money for charity? LANCE ARMSTRONG After Russia, what is the largest country in the world by land area? CANADA Made with a beefy patty,an egg and beetroot,the McDonald s Kiwiburger has only bee n sold in what country? NEW ZEALAND Popular in India, paneer is a type of what food? CHEESE Passed by Congress in 1798, the Sedition Act focused on what problem? TREASONO US ACTIVITY The largest of the all parrots, the hyacinth macaw s plumage is what distinctive c olor? DEEP BLUE Mary Magdalene is often depicted as having what color hair, a detail that provid es a key clue in The Da Vinci Code? RED Hold Me Closer,Tony Danza, a 2007 book about misheard song lyrics,references a son g by whom? ELTON JOHN In the novel A Tale of Two Cities, Madame Defarge spends most of her time doing wh at? KNITTING In the act that incited WWI,Serbian Gavrilo Princip assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914 in what city? SARAJEVO In the Schoolhouse Rock cartoon Conjunction Function, individual words are portray ed on what? TRAIN CARS Which of these fast food chains specializes in burgers known as sliders ? MCDONALD S What restaurant chain is famous for its trademarked Horsey Sauce? ARBYS The phrase Quality is Our Recipe is part of the logo of what fast-food chain? KFC In real estate listings, the common acronym FSBO means for sale what? BY OWNER On a man s jacket, notch and peak are two common styles of what? LAPELS What is the real first name of movie director Spike Lee? SHELTON THE SEC is a government agency that was established in response to what national event? 1929 STOCK MARKET CRASH Due to the way the player s legs move,the difficult soccer maneuver known as a scis sors kick is also called a what? BICYCLE KICK Like the tomato, which of the following is usually considered to be a vegetable but is really a fruit? ZUCCINI The movie Steel Magnolias is often credited with a surge in popularity of what typ e of cake,popular in the South? RED VELVET CAKE The feel-good adjective Cabraesque is derived from the last name of a famous what? MOVIE DIRECTOR Found in Asia and Africa,jackals belong to the same family as what domesticated animals? DOGS The TV series Ugly Betty is set at the offices of what fictional Vogue-like magazine ? MODE In the song Folsum Prison Blues, Johnny Cash claims, I shot a man in Reno for what c allous reason? JUST TO WATCH HIM DIE Super-bowl winning coach Jimmy Johnson made his debut on what reality TV show in 2010? SURVIVOR Who is Michael Buble? GRAMMY-WINNING SINGER A toilet plunger s rubber head is an effective mute for which of these musical instr uments? TRUMPET The dinar is the official currency of several countries in what region of the wo rld? MIDDLE EAST Because it doesn t contain yeast,which of these breads is considered a quick bread ? CORN BREAD

Which of these healthy edibles is a type of algae? KELP Marketed as a low-fat food, what cereal brand challenges consumers to drop a jean s ize in 2 weeks ? SPECIAL K Which of these was not a member of the original cast of Saturday Night Live ? BILL MURRAY Which of these U.S. cities is named after an ancient Greek city, not a Native Am erican tribe? SYRACUSE In which of these cities are you most likely to suck the heads at a traditional cr awfish boil with friends? NEW ORLEANS Which of these newspapers is published the farthest west? LOS ANGELES TIME S Which of these illnesses is caused by a bacteria,not a virus? STREP THROAT Because it is primarily spread through saliva,what illness is popularly known as the kissing disease ? MONONUCLEOSIS By definition, what does a gamekeeper keep? ANIMALS Often dubbed the St.Tropez of South America, Punta del Este is an upscale resort l ocated where? URUGUAY In a casino, someone who brings bad luck to a winning table is known as a what? COOLER Between the ages of 6 and 10,President Obama resided primarily in what country? INDONESIA At Chinese restaurants,which of these menu items is traditionally deep-fried? EGG ROLL The Wicker Man, the Weather Man, and the Family man are all films starring what le ad man? NICOLAS CAGE In the 2009 movie The Hangover, what eccentric celeb cameos as the owner of a stol en tiger? MIKE TYSON Because it was the highest point on the Ohio & Erie Canal,what city s name derives from the Greek word for high place ? AKRON In the 2010 movie Shutter Island, Shutter Island is primarily home to what? MENTAL INSTITUTION Which of these Charlie Chaplin movies was intended to make fun of Adolph Hitler? THE GREAT DICTATOR Prior to becoming a world famous Italian tenor, Andrea Bocelli had what occupati on? LAWYER Deadly Nadders, Hideous Zipplebacks and Gronckles are feared creatures in what 2 010 movie? HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON In movies, what actor has twice portrayed Dr. Alex Cross, the hero of several Ja mes Patterson movies? MORGAN FREEMAN Often seen in postcards of Paris,the historic Pont-Neuf is what type of structur e? BRIDGE Which of these is not an example of static electricity at work? A CELL PHONE CHA RGING The 2010 Under the Boardwalk documentary tracks the evolution and popularity of wh ich classic board game? MONOPOLY Paleontologists believe that which of these prehistoric animals were likely cove red in feathers? VELOCIRAPTOR Pectin,a water-soluble carbohydrate,is an important ingredient in which of the f ollowing? JELLY The Broadway musical American Idiot is a stage adaptation of a popular album by wh at band? GREEN DAY The Web site IDoNowIDont.com is a marketplace for buying and selling secondhand what? ENGAGEMENT RINGS In what U.S. state would you find the American Indian pueblo of Zuni? NEW MEXI CO A lover of learning, as of 2010 James Franco has enrolled in all but which of th ese universities? HARVARD In criminal law, a plea of nolo contendre is more commonly known as a plea of no wha t? CONTEST In 2010,Robert Halderman was sentenced to six months in jail for attempting to b

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pillows! ? PLANES,TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES Aimed at worn-out parents,the title of a best-selling 2011 kids book parody profa nely urges kids to do what? GO TO SLEEP In 2010, what reality show finale revealed that its last scene was actually filmed on a Hollywood set? THE HILLS In the children s classic Goodnight Moon, what is the last thing that is bid Goodnigh t ? NOISES EVERYWHERE Which of these Radio Hall of Fame inductees is nicknamed King of the Countdowns ? CASEY KASEM A disorder where objects appear shrunken,Lilliputian hallucinations derives its name from what novel? GULLIVER S TRAVELS In 2010, what snack brand unveiled a new bag that, when crinkled, is reportedly louder than a jet cockpit? SUN CHIPS The catchphrase to boldly go where no man has gone before features what grammatica l problem? SPLIT INFINITIVE In the film business, what tech-inspired term is often used to refer to starting over a popular film franchise? REBOOT What beverage is named for the football team at the University of Florida,where it was developed? GATORADE Played by Honor Blackman,the provocatively named Pussy Galore is a character in what James Bond film? GOLDFINGER Which of these popular soft drink brands was named after a slang term for moonshi ne ? MOUNTAIN DEW As its name suggests, No Zit Sherlock is a beauty product that treats what unpleas ant condition? ACNE Popularized by Audrey Hepburn,women s shoes with short,slender heels are known as what? KITTEN HEELS Because its members are all related to a man named Leon, a rock band formed in 2 000 has what name KINGS OF LEON Which of these animals hunts its prey using echolation, a system of biological s onar? BATS In 2008, George W. Bush ducked twice when an Iraqi journalist threw what at his head? SHOES What business was known as the Harold Company before it took the name of its mos t famous product? XEROX EE is an academic course of study that stands for electrical what? ENGINEERING Which of the following is not one of the 5 ingredients listed on a pint of Haaga n Dags ice cream? EGG WHITES President Barack Obama was born during whose presidential administration? LBJ Derived from a Spanish term for a newborn animal, a cria is used to refer to a bab y what? LLAMA In 2010, what comedienne became the first woman in 16 years to host MTV s Video Mu sic Awards? CHELSEA HANDLER Because of its abundance of bright lights, what New York city landmark is called The Great White Way ? BROADWAY From 1883 until the 1950s what country claimed Vietnam as a country? FRANCE What does the E stand for in NEA ,the government agency that provides funding for the arts? ENDOWMENT In the original edition of Trivial Pursuit, what category is represented by the co lor yellow? HISTORY To enhance its sense of authenticity, which of these TV dramas was shot on locat ion in Austin, TX? FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS Which of these government officials counts Paul Volcker and Alan Greenspan as pr edecessors? BEN BERNANKE Which of these American Revolutionary War figures is buried not in the United St ates,but in London,England? BENEDICT ARNOLD The members of the European Union that collectively use the euro are often refer red to collectively as the what? EUROZONE Which of these groups define almost all hemophiliacs? MALES

Which Desperate Housewives actress s first name is also a noun meaning happiness ? FELICITY HUFFMAN Sometimes used with historical dates, the abbreviation B.C.E. stands for Before the Common what? ERA By defitnition, a pitch helmet is a lightweight hat worn to protect the hat from what? SUN AND HEAT By definition, a doula provides assistance during which of these events? CHILDBIR TH In American Sign Language, how do you make the letter S ? MAKE A FIST The long-time running prime time soap Knots Landing was a spin-off of what other l ong-time soap? DALLAS In a popular 80s TV theme, you take the good,you take the bad,you take them both,an d there you have what? THE FACTS OF LIFE The U.S. tested its first atomic bomb in 1945 near what location? ALAMAGOR DO, NM A cinephile is a person who is a devoted and knowledgeable fan of what? MOVIES What was the relationship between U.S. Presidents William and Benjamin Harrison? GRANDFATHER & GRANDSON The animated TV series The Flintstones was based on what earlier TV series? THE HONEYMOONERS As its literal title suggests, Stuck On You stars Greg Kinnear and Matt Damon as a n affable pair of what? CONJOINED TWINS Unimpressed by cupies, split lifts and basket tosses, a federal judge ruled in 2 010 that what is not a sport? CHEERLEADING Which of these is a fancy word for a bartender ? MIXOLOGIST In cosmetic surgery, the temple lift is a procedure that addresses which of the following? DROOPY EYES Describing a person as sinistral is a fancy way of saying they are what? LEFT-HAN DED In 2010, for the first time in 27 years, the House of Reps censured one of its m embers, Charlie Rangel of what state? NEW YORK The Salton Sea is a large salt lake located in what U.S. state? CALIFORNIA A largemouth angler specializes in catching a variety of what fish? BASS A musician can play notes on which of these instruments while inhaling? HARMONIC A Before playing a cheerleading coach on Glee, Jane Lynch played the manager of Smar t Tech in what comedy film? THE 40-YEAR OLD VIRGIN How many queens does a typical honeybee nest have at any one time? ONE What food legend, though born in Indiana, is more closely associated with the st ate of Kentucky? COLONEL SANDERS Octoberfest is a famous beer festival held each year in what German city? MUNICH In 1990, George H.W. Bush signed the U.S. Interstate System after what President ? DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER Millions more viewers tuned in for Little Ricky s birth on I Love Lucy than whose in auguration the next day? DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER In the opening credits,what cartoon dad drops off his two kids at Little Dipper S chool and Orbit High School ? GEORGE JETSON In the U.S.,the Amish speak both English and a particular dialect of what Europe an language? GERMAN The controversial 1915 movie The Birth of a Nation depicts what historical event? CIVIL WAR One of The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills, Camille Grammer is the ex-wife of the star of what TV sitcom? FRASIER A raucous road trip featured in the 1996 movie Swingers is said to have popularize d what catchphrase? VEGAS,BABY,VEGAS! Perhaps alluding to the diets of very small children,deciduous or baby teeth are a lso known as what? MILK TEETH In 2010, what author revealed that he was writing his memoir about his years liv ing under a fatwa death sentence? SALMAN RUSHDIE

A 2010 Billboard hit, Dog Days are Over is a song by the British band Florence and t he what? MACHINE Jose Canesco s book Juiced primarily addresses what controversial sports topic? STEROID USE Often marketed as a cure-all for fatigue and aging, royal jelly is a secretion p roduced by what animals? HONEY BEES What actor s guest role on a Showtime series inspired the 2010 headline, Close Enco unters of the Weed Kind ? RICHARD DREYFUSS Buddha is an ancient Sanskrit word meaning what? ENLIGHTENED ONE Considered an easy A, what college-level course is often jokingly referred to as Cl apping for Credit ? MUSIC APPRECIATION Though his successor removed them, what U.S. President was the first to install solar panels on the White House roof? JIMMY CARTER What former U.S. president is often referred to by the nickname Poppy ? GEORGE H .W. BUSH Which of these painters is known for his prominent use of gold leaf? GUSTAV K LIMT Often called Coach K, he won a fourth NCAA men s basketball title with what school in 2010? DUKE You take the high road and I ll take the low road is a line from a traditional song of what people? SCOTTISH In 1995, what country created the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to examine its past? SOUTH AFRICA Like screwdriver, which of these words refers to both a tool and a type of cocktai l? GIMLET The 2008 book The Encyclopedia Shatnerica is about an actor who starred in what cl assic TV show? STAR TREK Donning a sizeable gray-ribboned hat, who performed My Country Tis of Thee at Bara ck Obama s inaugeration? ARETHA FRANKLIN In farm lingo,the eggs laid by one hen during a single nesting period are known as what? CLUTCH In 2008,Jeremy Piven quit a Broadway play,blaming Mercury poisoning he got from eating too much what? SUSHI Which of these Looney Tunes cartoons stars Pepe Le Pew and not Speedy Gonzalez? ODOR-ABLE KITTY In 2009, what country s runaway inflation led their reserve bank to issue 100 tril lion dollar bills? ZIMBABWE Home to a 5,000-year-old stone circle,the Hebrides islands are located off the c oast of what country? SCOTLAND Ti amo means I love you in what language? ITALIAN Popularized by celebrities like Madonna, Kaballah bracelets are made from what c olor string? RED The official flag of the European Union features a ring of twelve gold stars on a field of what color? BLUE What Dr.Seuss tale is set On the 15th of May,in the jungle of Nool,in the heat of the day,in the cool of the pool ? HORTON HEARS A WHO! In 1950,Senator Joe McCarthy became the central figure in a national crusade kno wn as the what? RED SCARE An organization for bald men,Bald R Us celebrates its International Bald Holiday on the birthday of what Oscar winner? YUL BRYNNER In Michael Jackson s You Rock My World video,what actor makes a fitting cameo as the boss of The Waterfront Hotel ? MARLON BRANDO What clothing retailer features a line of jeans called 1969, a nod to the year i ts first store opened? THE GAP In keeping with its maritime image,what fashion label s logo features a J-class sa ilboat? NAUTICA Which of these stringed instruments often has over forty-five strings? HARP What musical instrument, when made with a vertical frame and strings, is called an upright ? PIANO What classic TV show is the inspiration for the text message service Thismessage

willselfdestruct.com? MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE Because the storms were so destructive,all but which of these hurricane names ha ve been retired? IDA The song Over The River and Through The Woods was originally an 1844 poem about wh at holiday? THANKSGIVING Which of these major cities is located in Pakistan? ISLAMABAD Though it didn t feature buffalo wings as an in-flight snack,what chain restaurant once operated its own short-lived airline? HOOTERS As of 2010, which of these movie franchises has not released a film in 3D? BATMAN Red Shirt , a term for a minor TV character doomed to be killed off quickly,derives from what classic show? STAR TREK Of all the U.S. presidents, which of these statements applies only to Ronald Rea gan? HE WAS DIVORCED According to a popular expression,what is always 20/20?? HINDSIGHT What animalistic sound is sung throughout the 1978 Warren Zevon hit song Werevolv es of London ? AHOOOOOO! A few notes of the French national anthem, La Marseillaise, play at the start of w hat Beatles song? ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE Which of the following is a 2007 movie featuring Beatles music and not a 60s mov ie starring The Beatles? ACROSS THE UNIVERSE The word Draconian comes from the name of a Greek statesman who was best known for doing what? PASSING STRICT LAWS Which of these cities has roughly the same latitude as New York City? TOKYO Though they suspected it was hazardous,the ancient Romans extensively used what material in their water pipes? LEAD Which of these authors last names sounds the same as a capital city in Texas? JANE AUSTEN Which of these Beatles classics featured several lyrics sung in French? MICHELLE Since 1998,compilation CDs filled with pop music hits have been sold in the U.S. under what emphatic name? NOW THAT S WHAT I CALL MUSIC! Dwight Eisenhower renamed the presidential retreat Camp David in honor of who? HIS GRANDSON On a movie set, a boom is a long, movable pole often used to do which of the fol lowing? HOLD MICROPHONES Capsaicin is the chemical compound responsible for which of the following? HEAT OF PEPPERS Which of these food items is predominantly produced in the Italian town of Moden a BALSAMIC VINEGAR Which of these animal noise words is also the name of a popular online urban cit y guide? YELP What is the name of the cell ringtone that is popular with teens, as its high fr equency makes it inaudible to adults? MOSQUITO RINGTONE Which of the following is a common definition for the word tawny ? LIGHT BROWN What Donna Summers hit features the memorable refrain toot toot, hey, beep beep ? BAD GIRLS In 2010,Angus T.Jones topped the list of TV s Richest Kids for playing Jake Harper o n what sitcom? TWO AND A HALF MEN In 2011,Google unveiled its new service Google+,meant to compete directly with w hat popular website? FACEBOOK Which of these is equal in number to the number of items in a baker s dozen? ORIGINAL U.S. COLONIES Culinarily speaking,which of these nursery rhyme characters had the easiest acce ss to mutton? LITTLE BO PEEP In a 1971 cult classic,what does an older woman say to a younger man when he say s I like you,Maude ? I LIKE YOU,HAROLD Which of these city-themed songs mentions Graceland and the ghost of Elvis in it s lyrics? WALKING IN MEMPHIS In the late 1860s, Charles and Max Fleischmann created America s first commerciall y produced what? YEAST

Said by Sigmund Freud to determine personality,which of these is not one of his three agencies of the mind? SUPERID Much of the animation of The Simpsons and Family Guy is outsourced to what foreign c ountry? SOUTH KOREA Khaled Hosseni s bestseller The Kite Runner is primarily set in what country? AFGHANISTAN The 1964 Tonkin Gulf Resolution is located for a body of water located off the c oast of which of these countries? VIETNAM In preparation for hosting the 2008 Olympics, what country launched a campaign t o stop public spitting? CHINA What single word is California s state motto? EUREKA In a classic arcade game, a dot-devouring Pac Man is plagued by four ghosts who have all but which of these names? SLINKY By definition, where does an abyssopalegic animal live? AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA What does Erin go bragh mean? IRELAND FOREVER With an alien hero sent to earth as an infant, the 2010 film Megamind shares a set up with what other movie? SUPERMAN What Native American tribe shares its name with a popular brand of recreational vehicle? WINNEBAGO Which of these words comes from a Latin term meaning, almost an island ? PENINSUL A What country s cuisine would most likely be served in a taqueria? MEXICO What retailer s original store in Freeport, MA has been opened 24 hours a day for over 50 years? L.L. BEAN In 2001,what author of The CORRECTions created controversy when he snubbed Oprah s B ook Club? JONATHAN FRANZEN Who once referred to her parents love triangle as the Brad Pitt/JenniferAniston/A ngelina Jolie of their day? CARRIE FISHER The Great Expectations boat ride is an attraction at a British theme park inspir ed by whom? CHARLES DICKENS Fresh blueberries grown in the U.S. are typically in season during which of thes e months? JULY In 1978, an all-male rock band released an album titled Q: Are We Not Men? A: We A re who? DEVO Which of these 90s romantic comedies did not star Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan? FRENCH KISS Founded in Jamaica, the Rastafari religion was popularized by what famous iconic musician? BOB MARLEY What legendary musician was known for his love of fried peanut butter and banana sandwiches? ELVIS PRESSLEY In 2009, the Fiesta of San Fermin in Pamplona, Spain, held its first look-alike contest honoring what author? ERNEST HEMINGWAY Which of these theme restaurants typically features simulated thunderstorms and animatronic gorillas? RAINFOREST CAFE Before the 24th Amendment was passed, many U.S. states required people to pay a poll tax in order to do what? VOTE IN ELECTIONS The caduceus, a staff entwined with two serpents, is the symbol for what profess ion? MEDICINE Administrative Professionals Day, once called National Secretaries Day, is obser ved during what month? APRIL In 27 Dresses, Katherine Heigl s character obtains 27 dresses by repeatedly serving as a what? BRIDESMAID Which of these U.S. states is located entirely in the Eastern time zone? OHIO American skiers should pack a passport if they plan to travel to which of these popular resort towns? BANFF What future Sex and the City actress had a small role in the 1984 Oscar-winning fi lm Amadeus ? CYNTHIA NIXON Which of these birds is able to fly? PEACOCK Hawaiian for quick, what word describes a web page that can be edited by many peop

le? WIKI Earl Grey tea gets its distinctive flavor from the oil of what citrus fruit? BERGAMOT What is the name of the novelty tune used as the theme song to Britain s long-runn ing Benny Hill Show ? YAKETY SAX A popular game on many college campuses,beer pong is typically played with a bal l from what sport? TABLE TENNIS For years, the Today Show s Willard Scott has wished centenarians happy birthday on a segment sponsored by whom? SMUCKERS An 1899 poem that begins, I know what the caged bird feels inspired the title of w hose 1969 memoirs? MAYA ANGELOU At his 2011 Comedy Central roast,who playfully compared his famous hair to that of a wet raccoon ? DONALD TRUMP In a cliche scene from many Westerns, gunslingers meet for a final showdown when ? HIGH NOON When would a car dealership need to sell a Ford Taurus in order to sell it durin g the astrological period of Taurus? EARLY MAY Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman named his daughter Uma,which means bright one in w hat language? SANSKRIT In 2010, what actress became a mother again at the age of 48 when she gave birth to a boy named Benjamin? KELLY PRESTON In the critically acclaimed TV drama The Good Wife, who plays the good wife? JULIANNA MARGULIES In figure skating,which of these crowd-pleasing maneuvers requires two skaters? DEATH SPIRAL In 2009, Lego introduced a new toy model made of what architect s iconic Guggenhei m Museum? FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT Which of these children s games traditionally ends when someone reaches tensies ? JACKS People would most likely use the mnemonic Every good boy does fine when doing what ? READING MUSIC The 2010 documentary When You re Strange features unseen footage of what classic roc k band? THE DOORS The 1986 movie Sid and Nancy chronicles a brief period in the life of a musician f rom what rock band? THE SEX PISTOLS In movies,Eric Bana and Edward Norton have both played a comic book character th at was played on TV by whom? BILL BIXBY IN 1975, Wally Adams became famous for making what type of snack food? CHOCOLAT E CHIP COOKIES Which of these Animal Planet TV Shows stars animals that typically grow the larges t? GROWING UP CAMEL In 2011, what British reality TV judge replaced Larry King upon his retirement f rom his nightly CNN show? PIERS MORGAN Bateau,scoop and sweetheart are terms used to refer to different styles of a dre ss s what? NECKLINE What type of soup is known affectionately as Jewish penicillin ? CHICKEN SOUP Which of these musical terms means very slowly ? LENTISSIMO In the military,a U.S. marine with the ranking E-3? is better known as a lance what ? CORPORAL Which of these is often defined as doing the same thing over and over again and e xpecting different results ? INSANITY Which of these entries from the Cassell Dictionary of Slang means very closely ? LIKE WHITE ON RICE Which of these entries from the Cassell Dictionary of Slang means to follow close ly? LIKE WHITE ON RICE What famous landmark was shipped to the U.S. in 350 pieces aboard the French fri gate Isere? STATUE OF LIBERTY Often used to make clothing, pima is a variety of what? COTTON Which of these bands gets its name from its bassist s days making change as a cash ier at Starbucks? NICKELBACK

What classic brand name comes from the German word for water and the Greek word fo r oil? VASELINE In the human body, the pericardium is a membrane that surrounds what organ? HEART Which of these sea creatures can be classified as a pinniped? SEAL Named for her most famous screen role, Foxy is the title of a 2010 memoir by what a ctress? PAM GRIER Evite is a popular website for people planning to do what? THROW A PARTY According to an old adage, one should eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a pri nce, and dinner like a what? PAUPER Dashiell Hammett s Sam Spade mysteries are set in the seamy underside of what U.S. city? SAN FRANCISCO What city s subway system is referred to by locals as The Tube ? LONDON April 12, 2011, marked the 150th anniversary of what event in U.S. history? START OF CIVIL WAR Though there is little historical evidence, horned helmets are often associated with whom? VIKINGS In the human body,a bicuspid can refer to a type of tooth and a type of valve loca ted in what organ? HEART In 1939,Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard founded a company that today specializes i n making what? COMPUTER EQUIPMENT A must-have for new moms, a popular contraption for disposing of dirty diapers i s called the diaper what? GENIE Entertainment Weekly s 2008 list of Horrible Movie Accents included Tom Cruise s Irish brogue in what film? FAR AND AWAY In the children s book The Little Engine That Could ,what is the engine attempting to deliver? TOYS Which of these is not one of the bones found in the human ear? TARSUS The dandelion gets its name from the corruption of the French phrase meaning lion s what? TOOTH Because it s spicy and made with tomato juice,the Michelada has been called a Mexi can version of what classic drink? BLOODY MARY As any fashionista could tell you,what upscale designer s shoes generally feature a signature red sole? CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN Famed Spanish shoe designer Manuel Blahnik is better known by what nickname? MANOLO Traditionally,the U.S. Congress takes a month-long recess during what month? AUGUST Basic Enlisted Submarine School is a training course offered by which branch of the U.S. military? NAVY On a Golden Girls episode, a confused Dorothy asks, The actor or the sausage? in ref erence to whom? JIMMY DEAN Which of these actors last names is often used as a slang term meaning to go ? HUMPHREY BOGART Which of the following names does not refer to the same rapper as the others? BIGGIE SMALLS Rainier cherries were named after a mountain in what U.S. state,where they were first grown? WASHINGTON Named #1 jingle of the century by Ad Age, You Deserve a break today appeared in ads for what? MCDONALD S ILM, the special effects company founded by George Lucas, stands for Industrial Light and what? MAGIC Which of these prefixes literally means occurring together ? SYNCHROTaken from a Greek myth about a man forced to roll a boulder uphill forever, a t ough-never-ending job is called what? SISYPHEAN In Top Gun, the characters Navy call signs include Maverick, Goose, and all but which these? NIGHTHAWK Since 2008, Mustang ,a 32-foot-tall sculpture of a blue horse,has stood beside the t erminal of what city s airport? DENVER Love Field is a major airport of which of these US cities? DALLAS

What NFL franchise plays home games in a venue appropriately named Arrowhead Sta dium? KANSAS CITY CHIEFS Because they contain nitrogen,what beer s bubbles appear to float downward when po ured into a glass? GUINNESS DRAUGHT As suggested by the food company he created,chef Hector Boiardi specialized in w hat cuisine? ITALIAN When asked why he titled his movie Bananas, what director replied, Because there ar e no bananas in it? WOODY ALLEN Known for playing Arizona on Grey s Anatomy, actress Jessica Capshaw has what famous stepdad? STEVEN SPIELBERG In 2010,what teen pop star s fragrance line My World ,debuted on scented wristbands a t Walmart? JUSTIN BIEBER What TV star was famous for his stage-exiting catch-phrase, And away we go ? JACKIE GLEASON Purdue University is one of the largest public universities of what state? INDIANA What popular grocery store brand comes in a distinctive grandmother-shaped conta iner? MRS. BUTTERWORTH S SYRUP The famous line Et tu,Brute? is most likely to be used to accuse someone of being a what? TRAITOR Which of these title characters rarely talks? MR BEAN Meaning half moon in Italian,a mezzaluna is a kitchen utensil used mostly for what ? CHOPPING The Oregon state flag features an emblem on the front and image of what animal o n the back? BEAVER Captured in an iconic photograph, the WWII flag-raising at Iwo Jima took place a top what mountain? MOUNT SURIBACHI Honolulu is a Hawaiian word meaning what? PROTECTED BAY Someone left the cake out in the rain is a lyric from what often-ridiculed pop son g? MACARTHUR PARK Which of these colorful characters does not appear in the 1992 movie Reservoir Dogs ? MR.GREEN Mather Point and Yavapi Point are two of the most popular overlooks at what U.S. tourist spot? GRAND CANYON Because of the way it looks, sneezing into the crook of your arm is commonly cal led a what? DRACULA SNEEZE By definition, a supermax is an extremely high security what? PRISON Julia Roberts became the first actress to be paid $20 million for her role in wh at movie? ERIN BROCKOVICH For Audrey is a shade of blue nail polish that pays tribute to what classic Audrey Hepburn film? BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY S Demonstrating the popularity of the internet,the CBS sitcom $#*! My Dad Says actual ly began as a what? TWITTER ACCOUNT In the world of comics,who is Selina Kyle? CATWOMAN In 2010, who coined the term mama grizzly to refer to the female political candida tes she endorses? SARAH PALIN Which of these women helped created the Parental Advisory Labels found on albums w ith explicit content? TIPPER GORE Which writer captured the essence of Transcendentalism thinking with an 1841 ess ay that advised, Trust thyself ? RALPH WALDO EMERSON A common site for piercings, the auricle is a cartilaginous region located where on the body? EAR Believed by the ancient Greeks to be a sacred or holy bone,the sacrum is located in what part of the human body? PELVIS A common palindrome begins A man,a plan,a canal and ends with what country s name? PANAMA Asthma is a medical condition that primarily affects what bodily system? RESPIRATORY In the human body,the pancreas is part of both the endocrine system and what oth er system? DIGESTIVE

Including its main thoroughfare,what southern city has over one hundred streets named Peachtree? ATLANTA A contestant on Celebrity Apprentice in 2011, NeNe Leakes is an outspoken Real Hous ewife from what city? ATLANTA In the 1895 novel Red Badge of Courage, Henry Fleming, the main character, is a wh at? UNION SOLDIER What is the answer to the common crossword puzzle clue Eve s tempter ? SERPENT In 2010, what actress helped her 3-year old son launch his own Twitter account Li am s World? TORI SPELLING Jon Bon Jovi reportedly wrote You Give Love A Bad Name about what actress,whom he once dated briefly? DIANE LANE Contestants on the reality show Scream Queens compete for a role in a movie that i s part of what film franchise? SAW If you have four shirts and three pairs of pants, how many unique ensembles can you put together? TWELVE By definition, a non-com is an enlisted member of the U.S. armed forces who is w hat? NONCOMISSIONED What does the N stand for in the CBS hit drama NCIS ? NAVAL The term lower forth-eight is commonly used to refer to the U.S. minus what two st ates? ALASKA AND HAWAII In the 1989 movie, When Harry met Sally Harry and Sally first meet at what universi ty? UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO In 2010,Alaska s Lisa Murkowski became the first senate candidate since 1954 to do what? WIN AS A WRITE-IN CANDIDATE What national advocacy group uses the trademarked slogan, We are their voice? AFL-CIO Since Greek times, valerian root has been used to treat what condition? INSOMNIA In 2010, actress Portia de Rossi petitioned to legally change her last name to w hat? DEGENERES PSI, which stands for pounds per square inch is a unit commonly used for measuring what in cars? TIRE PRESSURE What Broadway musical spawned an unsuccessful 1990 sequel titled Miss Hannigan s Re venge ? ANNIE Which of these events occurs quadrennially? SUMMER OLYMPICS Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, and Jonah Hill star in a 2009 movie aptly titled what? FUNNY PEOPLE What kind of food is produced in an apiary? HONEY In the world of Greek mythology, where do the souls of the deceased lie in etern al rest? ELYSIUM What famous U.S. military leader was named Old Blood-and-Guts ? GEORGE PATTON In the animal kingdom, what term is used to describe the male who is the dominan t member of a group? ALPHA According to superstition,where should you never put a hat? ON A BED Someone who has declared his candidacy for elected office is said to be throwing his hat where? INTO THE RING The greaser look of Shia LaBeouf s character in Indiana Jones 4? was modeled after Ma rlon Brando in what film? THE WILD ONE The theme song for The Young and Restless, Nadia s Theme is named for a famous female what? GYMNAST A popular brunch cocktail, the Bellini is typically made by mixing champagne wit h what pureed fruit? PEACH In the classic Shel Silverstein book The Giving Tree, what type of tree gives its fruit to a little boy? APPLE TREE Which of these phrases does not appear in the title of one of the bestselling Ha rry Potter books? FLIGHT OF THE DRAGON The musical West Side Story is based on what Shakespearean tragedy? ROMEO AN D JULIET Named for its proximity to the border between two states, the Flora-Bama nightcl ub is located where? SOUTHEAST The tabloid term Brangelina, which combines two names into one,is an example of wh

at kind of word? PORTMANTEAU A fragrance by Christian Dior, Fahrenheit 32 gets its name from the temperature at which what happens? WATER FREEZES Ricky Gervais is the co-creator and star of the original,British version of what hit U.S. TV Show? THE OFFICE The chant Donna Martin graduates will resonate with fans of what 90s TV show? BEVERLY HILLS,90210 George W. Bush gets his middle name, Walker, from which of his relatives? PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER What normally hairless actor has been bald since the age of 20 due to a makeup m ishap involving greasepaint? MICHAEL CHIKLIS Which of these is a famous singer s Web site and not a children s entertainment site ? KIDROCK.COM Kahlua is a brand of liquor that has what distinct flavor? COFFEE The Eighth Amendment to the Constitution prohibits any punishments that are cruel or what? UNUSUAL Not Really a Waitress ,OPI is a leading brand of what? NAIL POLISH In finance, what adjective is used to describe a person s income after taxes have been taken out? DISPOSABLE The Jewish holiday Passover celebrates the exodus of the Israelites from where? EGYPT Which of these is a genetic trait that causes one to have an unusual reaction to sunlight? PHOTIC SNEEZE REFLEX A paper clip in France is called what since it resembles that of a musical instr ument in shape? TROMBONE Which of these animals is known for breaching ? WHALE In 2010, Reba McEntire won praise for cover of If I Were a Boy, originally a hit s ingle by whom? BEYONCE Which of these firearms also serves as shorthand for punching a hole in a beer c an and drinking it quickly? SHOTGUN In 1999,the RIAA created what award to recognize albums that have sold more than 10 million copies? DIAMOND Indicating how the food is prepared, the cuisine crudo means what in Italian? RAW What 80s musical act notoriously demanded M&Ms be provided backstage,but with the brown ones removed? VAN HALEN According to legend, what frigid country was given a warmer name to trick people i nto settling there? GREENLAND Flyg,fula fluga,flyg!Och den fula flugen flog is a tongue twister about an ugly fl y in what language? SWEDISH On a topographic map, contour lines are used to represent what? TERRAIN ELEVATIO N Ronald Reagan s plainspoken and affable demeanor earned him the apt nickname The Gr eat what? COMMUNICATOR Used to make rope,sisal fiber is a common material also found in which of these sporting goods? DARTBOARD In his memoir,celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain warns against ordering which of th ese foods on a Monday? FISH In 2011,the U.S. Army announced that it was abandoning what type of hat as part of its official combat uniform? BERET Mensa,an organization for people with high IQs,has a name that means stupid in wha t language? SPANISH In Dante s The Divine Comedy, a sign at Hell s entrance instructs ye who enter here to d o what? ABANDON ALL HOPE Who is Reginald Dwight? ELTON JOHN Never do today what you can put off until tomorrow would be an apt motto for which of these people? PROCRASTINATOR Which of these cable reality series is usually set nearest to the Arctic Circle? ICE ROAD TRUCKERS When you put the word water in front of it,which of these shoes becomes the name o

f a venomous snake? MOCCASIN A simple image of a beam of light being refracted is depicted on the cover of wh at iconic 1973 album? THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON Which of the following was the name of an upscale ocean liner that sailed from 1 969 to 2008? QUEEN ELIZABETH II If the OctoMom Nadya Suleman had birthed one more child,she might have been called the what? NONAMOM According to company estimates, about 25% of Filet-O-Fish sandwiches are sold du ring what? LENT Believe the legend.Beware the Wolf is an apt tagline for a 2011 film featuring wha t fairy tale protagonist? LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD Rango, the title character in a 2011 animated movie voiced by Johnny Depp,is what kind of desert creature? CHAMELEON A bill of fare is more commonly known as a what? MENU After retirement, emeritus is traditionally added to the title of a person with whi ch of these occupations? COLLEGE PROFESSOR Thrombocyte is another name for what common component of blood that aids in clotti ng? PLATELET Patagonian toothfish is served in restaurants under which of these more menu-fri endly names? CHILEAN SEA BASS By definition,polyandry occurs when a woman has more than one what? HUSBAND Charles de Gaulle once quipped about how difficult it is to govern a country wit h 246 different what? VARIETIES OF CHEESE In a 1970 song by The Partridge Family, David Cassidy croons, I think I what? LOVE YOU Final Fantasy is a popular series of video games that are classified as RPG s, or wh at kind of games ? ROLE-PLAYING In law,what is the term for a document that revises a person s will? CODICIL In the acronym SRS, a common term for automobile airbags,the letter R stands for w hat? RESTRAINT Although they are actually different plant species,in the U.S. sweet potatoes ar e often called what? YAMS Often topped with caviar or smoked salmon, a blini is a small what? PANCAKE Besides sporting his trademark smoking jacket and pipe, what media mogul is ofte n seen wearing a sailor s hat? HUGH HEFNER The 2011 book Rawhide Down details the attempted assasination of which U.S. presid ent? RONALD REAGAN What is the most populous city in the world s most populous country? SHANGHAI Stephen King s short story The Body was the basis for what popular 80s movie? STAND BY ME The outlaw Robert Ford is remembered as a coward for doing what to his gang leader Jesse James? SHOOTING HIM IN THE BACK Afghan Girl was captured as the photo of what magazine? NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Since 1985, what magazine has a regularly published Sexiest Man Alive issue? PEOPLE From 1967-1989, Jesse White played what advertising icon? MAYTAG REPAIRMAN By definition,what kind of flower is a fleur-de-lis? IRIS What classic TV show s open features the title character triumphantly flinging her hat through the air? THE MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW According to a famous Albert Einstein quote, God does not play what with the unive rse? DICE Which of these common household objects is a simple incendiary device? MATCH For many years, which of these snack foods promoted itself as the cheese that goe s crunch ? CHEETOS The real-life town of Hameln,Germany,is famous as the site of a folk tale starri ng what legendary figure? PIED PIPER In The Godfather ,Don Corleone says, Someday,and that day may never come,I will call upon you to what? DO A SERVICE FOR ME In addition to English,which of the following is an official language of Canada? FRENCH

The famous presidential declaration The only thing we have to fear is fear itself was in response to what crisis? THE GREAT DEPRESSION At the 2011 North American International auto show, what automaker unveiled a ne w, roomier midsize Passat? VOLKSWAGEN Which of these state capitals is closest to the Mexican border? PHOENIX What artist painted his young daughter in his works Paloma with an Orange and Palom a in Blue? PABLO PICASSO Launched in 2010, Cupidtino is an online dating site that connects fans of what company s products? APPLE What was the first name of the man who created Webster s dictionary? NOAH Which of these American Revolutionary War figures is often considered the Father Of The American Navy ? JOHN PAUL JONES Daniel Handler writes the kids book series A Series of Unfortunate Events under wha t pen name? LEMONY SNICKET In 1979,a Florida restaurateur founded the Boca brand,starting with a line of me atless what? BURGERS When repeated three times,which of these words does not become the title of a To p 40 pop song? BAD Due to its rich history,what area of the world is popularly known as the cradle o f civilization ? MESOPOTAMIA Born in 1905, Eugene Fodor was a pioneer of what book genre? TRAVEL GUIDES Popular in the world of hip-hop, Courvoisier is a nearly 200-year old brand of w hat liquour? COGNAC In addition to being a popular playground attraction,a seesaw is an example of w hat type of simple machine? FIRST-CLASS LEVER Which of these movie stars named Sean is a woman? SEAN YOUNG In 2009, Heath Ledger won an Oscar for a role played twenty years earlier by who m? JACK NICHOLSON What writer sought out his former college professor Morrie Schwarz after seeing him on an episode of Nightline ? MITCH ALBOM Curves is a popular fitness club chain aimed at what specific demographic? WOMEN The 2009 animated film Fantastic Mr.Fox is based on a 1970 children s book by whom? ROALD DAHL In 2007, the Moldy Peaches hit it big after its ballad Anyone Else But You was fea tured in what film? JUNO Ranch dressing,the popular salad topper,got its start at an actual California du de ranched named what? HIDDEN VALLEY RANCH The life of Maureen Marder,a construction worker and exotic dancer,inspired what 80s movie? FLASHDANCE Which of these well-known nursery rhymes prominently features an insect? LITTLE MISS MUFFET By definition,a quinquagenarian is a person who falls into what age range? FIFTIES What kind of athletes are most likely to use small optical devices known as range finders ? GOLFERS Which of these popular candies are often sold in containers resembling milk cart ons? WHOPPERS Mandy Moore voices for what classic fairly tale princess in the 2010 Disney anim ated film Tangled ? RAPUNZEL In Teen Wolf, Michael J. Fox s transformation into a werewolf causes him to excel at what high school sport? BASKETBALL On the TV series Community, the main characters become friends after they all take part in a what? SPANISH STUDY GROUP By definition, a plutocracy is a government controlled by whom? THE WEALTHY Which of these lines of a traditional wedding rhyme is the name of a 2011 romant ic comedy starring Kate Hudson? SOMETHING BORROWED In 1945,what food became the first to be intentionally microwaved? POPCORN Because it is considered disrespectful to the monarchy,what movie musical is rep ortedly banned in Thailand? THE KING AND I

Originally made in Canada, canola is a vegetable oil made from what crop? RAPESEED According to myth,what country s capital was founded by the twins Romulus and Remu s? ITALY Which of these geometric-sounding names is synonymous with the word scam ? PYRAMID SCHEME By definition, an apivorous bird eats primarily what? BEES In the classic arcade game Centipede,players battle all but which of these deadl y creatures? WASPS The official slogan of the United States Blind Golf Association is You Don t Have T o See It To what? TEE IT Popping and locking are moves associated with what style of dance? BREAKDANCING According to legend,country club employee Buddy Mulligan inspired a term often u sed in what sport? GOLF In its title, a fitness article posted online asks the age-old question Can You G et Six Pack Abs Without what? CRUNCHES Because it featured many of its core members, which of these 80s movies is consider ed a Brat Pack film? ST.ELMO S FIRE Issued in 1787, the U.S. government s first official coin was a penny featuring wh ich of these mottos? MIND YOUR BUSINESS Jenny dies from an incurable disease spoils the ending of not only Forrest Gump but what other film? LOVE STORY Merriam-Webster credits what prominent figure with popularizing a new definition of the word earmark ? JOHN MCCAIN In a Youtube hit, the indie band OK Go performs an elaborate dance routine using what unlikely props? TREADMILLS In Shakespeare s Richard III, the main character famously shouts, My kingdom for a wha t? HORSE French Impressionist Edgar Degas is famous for his paintings and sculptors depic ting what performers? BALLET DANCERS President Barack Obama s first name is derived from a Semitic word meaning what? BLESSED Shredded cabbage is the main ingredient in which of these dishes? COLESLAW Which of these mammals has the longest maximum life expectancy? FINE WHALE The brand Seven for All Mankind is best known for its high-end brand of what? JEANS What comic book hero s powers are the result of a botched gamma bomb experiment? THE INCREDIBLE HULK In Spain, which of these popular reality TV shows goes by the name, No te lo pong as! WHAT NOT TO WEAR What actress stars as as ruthless litigator Patty Hewes in the TV drama Damages ? GLENN CLOSE After adopting her son there,what actress helped rebuild a school in her newly a dopted city of New Orleans? SANDRA BULLOCK Which of these TV personalities is a former fashion model,who once spent a summe r modeling for Chanel? MARTHA STEWART Which of these words means dramatic or theatrical? HISTRIONIC Fittingly, what world landmark boasts a feature known as The Tsar s Tower? THE KREM LIN Fittingly, the World Potato Congress was held in the U.S. for the first time in 2006 in what U.S. state capital? BOISE A collection of Sanskrit hymns and verses known as the Vedas are sacred texts in what religion? HINDUISM Which of the following is not a synonym for trinket ? HOOPLA Introduced in 1913, what popular toy derives its name from the Roman god of love ? KEWPIE DOLLS Which of these words is derived from two Greek roots meaning self and write ? AUTOGRAPH In which of these sporting events is a victor often determined by means of a spli t decision ? BOXING

New York s Oak Beach Inn is believed to be the birthplace of what cocktail? LONG ISLAND ICED TEA What filmmaker s 2009 exhibit at New York s Museum of Modern Art included a Jack Ske llington figure? TIM BURTON In a non-leap year, April Fools Day would fall on what numerical day of the year? ` THE 91ST DAY What U.S. reality show has a Chinese version whose title translates to Forward at High Speeds ? THE AMAZING RACE In 2010,a single violinist set a world record by playing what frenetic classical piece in just over one minute? FLIGHT OF THE BUMBLEBEE Home to the National Christmas Tree,the park area directly south of the White Ho use is known as what? THE ELLIPSE Calling it historical fiction in 2011 the History Channel refused to air a miniser ies about what political family? THE KENNEDYS Thanks to Dwayne Wayne,what TV show helped popularize flip-up sunglasses in the 19 80s? A DIFFERENT WORLD The word alligator is derived from the Spanish term el lagarto, meaning what? THE LIZARD The name of the Italian opera house La Scala means what in English? THE STAI RCASE Legendary Scottish hero William Wallace is the subject of what 1995 Mel Gibson m ovie? BRAVEHEART On Gilligan s Island, Captain Jonas Grumby of the S.S. Minnow was known by what naut ical nickname? THE SKIPPER Longtime Congressman Henry Waxman s distinctive grooming has earned him what cheek y nickname? THE MUSTACHE OF JUSTICE TV journalist Jane Pauley is married to Garry Trudeau, a cartoonist best known f or what strip? DOONESBURY Each of these 2010 films is primarily set in the state of Massachusetts, except for which? UNSTOPPABLE The ab exercise that involves lying facedown and extending the arms forward over the head is aptly called what? THE SUPERMAN According to its slogan, Snapple is made from what? THE BEST STUFF ON EARTH Suggestive of fiery rumors and exciting deals, which of these terms refers to ba seball s off-season? THE HOT STOVE LEAGUE Samuel Spade s jaw was long and bony is the first line of what famous detective nove l? THE MALTESE FALCON The tradition known as Carburetion Day takes place every year on the Friday before what sporting event? INDIANAPOLIS 500 With Dana Andrews as Lt. Ted Stryker,the 1957 film Zero Hour! served as the basis for what movie spoof? AIRPLANE! In the nursery rhyme The Farmer in the Dell, what stands alone ? THE CHEESE The famous train robber Butch Cassidy headed up a loosely organized group of out laws known as what? THE WILD BUNCH Which of these is a character on The Sopranos and not a cast member on Jersey Shore ? PAULIE WALNUTS Which of these TV shows typically concluded with its main character typing an en try into his computer diary? DOOGIE HOWSER, M.D. What food-related phrase refers to a simple task or an easily achieved goal? LOW-HANGING FRUIT On the TV sitcom How I Met Your Mother, what actor provides the voice of the unsee n narrator? BOB SAGET What does the T stand for in the Disney acronym EPCOT? TOMORROW Who penned the 2008 memoir Here s the Story: Surviving Marcia Brady and Finding My True Voice ? MAUREEN MCCORMICK The American Film Institute lists what movie s Juror #8? as one of the top fifty mo vie heroes of all time? 12 ANGRY MEN Like George Foreman,boxer Evander Holyfield released what type of kitchen gadget in 2007? GRILL ConocoPhillips belongs to a group of multinational corporations often referrred

to as Big what? OIL In TV slang,a zitcom is a comedy series targeting what audience group? TEENS Popular in the 80s, By Mennen was a three-note jingle often heard at the end of com mercials for what product? DEODORANT In 2010, TV personality Jo Frost announced her retirement from what popular real ity show? SUPERNANNY At the end of each episode, which of these reality shows asks the losing contest ant to sashay away ? RUPAUL S DRAG RACE The unique sound of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle engine idling is commonly descr ibed by what food phrase? POTATO POTATO POTATO Which of these foreign-language words literally means the many ? HOI POLLOI What is the architectural term for the part of a church where the congregation u sually sits? NAVE Top hat and junk shot were two proposed,albeit bizarre-sounding,solutions for what 2 010 crisis? BP OIL SPILL Some of the world s oldest paintings are France s Lascaux cave paintings which prima rily depict what? ANIMALS By definition, which of these geometric shapes is a parallelogram? RECTANGL E In the 1999 movie American Pie Alyson Hannigan s character discusses playing what in strument at band? FLUTE Bridal veils are typically made from what sheer material? Which of these Toyota models shares its name with the 3rd largest city in the st ate of Washington? TACOMA Merino wool comes from sheep originally native to what country? SPAIN Jodhpurs,a style of long pants worn by horseback riders,take their name from a c ity in what country? INDIA Jokingly called Chicken Pizza by visitors,Chichen Itza is a site of ancient Mayan ruins in what country? MEXICO Appearing at the end of many country names, the suffix -stan originates from what language? PERSIAN U2's hit song Vertigo begins with the line Uno,dos,tres,catorce, ,spanish for one,two ,three what? FOURTEEN Roz Doyle,a producer on the 90s sitcom Wings ,was the namesake for a character on wh at other sitcom? FRASIER Which of these musical groups could be loosely described as a string quartet ? FOUR VIOLINISTS In 2010,what 37-year-old model resigned her 13-year post as Head Angel of Victoria s Secret? HEIDI KLUM Who is Rick Rubin? MUSIC PRODUCER Which of these countries is situated partly on what continent and partly on the other? TURKEY The lowest possible temperature, 0 Kelvin is commonly known as what? ABSOLUTE ZERO If a group of people does something en masse, how are they doing it? IN UNISO N Sargent Shriver is best remembered for his role in creating what organization PEACE CORPS Popular with tweens, the RipStik is a brand of sporting equipment that resembles a what? SKATEBOARD What is the only Grand Slam tennis tournament that makes its players dress almos t entirely in white? WIMBLEDON What U.S. state s largest city is named for Frederick Billings, a president of the Northern Pacific Railway? MONTANA Which of these offenses can be committed simply by speaking? SLANDER Which of these names is trademarked by the Sealed Air Corporation? BUBBLE W RAP Because it is produced by the body,which of these vitamins is classified as a ho rmone? VITAMIN D What Madonna single shares its name with a psychiatric Personality Disorder charac

terized by sharp mood swings? BORDERLINE A hectare is a metric unit used to measure what? AREA A group of what birds is known as murder ? CROWS A zester is a common kitchen tool designed to be used with which of these kitche n foods? LEMON A movie genre characterized by dark lighting and bleak settings, film noir literall y translates to what? BLACK FILM In Roman mythology, Vulcan was the god of what? FIRE In the 1958 film Vertigo, Jimmy Stewart s character has an irrational fear of what? HEIGHTS Which of the following is not one of the 8 vegetables in the beverage V8? RADISH Because it is often called Roquette in French, which of these gourmet salad greens is commonly referred to as rocket ? ARUGULA Which of these vegetables is commonly referred to as a spring onion or green onion ? SCALLION Capable of eroding tooth enamel, which of these fruits is the most acidic? LEMON The bounty hunger Dwayne Chapman, star of an A & E reality series, is better kno wn by what nickname? DOG One husband, two kids and multiple personalities is the apt tagline for what showtim e series? UNITED STATES OF TARA Which of these trees secretes a thick,sticky substance called pitch? PINE Night of the Living Dead popularized what monster? ZOMBIES In CB radio lingo,the question What s your twenty? is actually asking what? WHAT IS YOUR LOCATION? Which of these kitchen gadgets performs the same function as a strainer ? COLANDER What Broadway musical is subtitled The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical ? HAIR Sean Parker,the founding president of Facebook,also helped create what early Int ernet success? NAPSTER Found mostly in Asia,the macaque is a type of what animal? MONKEY A testament to wish fulfillment, what TV personality had, as a teen, a license p late that read L8NITE? JIMMY KIMMEL What poet is commonly credited with writing the traditional lyrics to the New Ye ar s Eve Song Auld Lang Syne ROBERT BURNS A paper called The Assessment of Sultriness was used to develop what meteorologica l measurement? HEAT INDEX Edward Michael Grylls, rugged host of the Discovery Series Man vs. Wild, goes by w hat nickname? BEAR Used for centuries to make gunpowder and cure meats, potassium nitrate is common ly called what? SALTPETER The teenage drama Gossip Girl is partly set at a fictional New York City prep scho ol called what? CONSTANCE BILLIARD SCHOOL Which of these U.S. states has a capital city whose name features an adjective? ARKANSAS Caused by repeatedly looking down,a recent phenomenon of pronounced neck creases has been termed what? BLACKBERRY NECK What 2011 superhero movie was marketed in Russia using only its subtitle The Firs t Avenger ? CAPTAIN AMERICA The Golden Gate Bridge is painted a distinctive cover officially known as interna tional what? ORANGE In 2010, Whole Foods pulled what beverage from its shelves amid concerns over it s high alcohol content? KOMBUCHA Presumably named after the love of his life, The Olive is a boat belonging to what character? POPEYE What is the common term for the oily zone of the face that includes the forehead, nose, and chin? T-ZONE The product of two negative numbers is always what? A POSITIVE NUMBER Far lighter than lead, what electron-rich metal does Chevrolet use for the batte ries in its Volt car? LITHIUM

Which of these movies features a prime number in its title? 101 DALMATIANS When it premiered,which of these movies had a title that referred to a date in t he future and not the past? 2001:A SPACE ODYSSEY A criminal who has cooked the books has engaged in what kind of illegal behavior? ACCOUNTING FRAUD In 2010, the Pentagon estimated that which poor nation is home to $1 trillion in untapped precious minerals? AFGHANISTAN Khaled Hosseini s bestseller The Kite Runner is set primarily in what country? AFGHANISTAN Over 17000 feet tall, Mount Kenya is the second highest mountain on what contine nt? AFRICA By definition,a taxiway is a paved strip used by what type of vehicle? AIRPLANE Due to his line of work, what notable American is often referred to by the press as The Reverend Al? AL SHARPTON What U.S. state is home to a city that promotes itself with the catchphrase There s No Place Like Nome! ? ALASKA In a running joke,Bugs Bunny frequently finds himself in strange locations after taking a wrong turn in what city? ALBUQUERQUE When President Garfield was shot in 1881, who invented a type of metal detector to try and find the bullet? ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL A scratch test is an exam given by a physician to determine whether a patient ha s what ailment? ALLERGIES In the movie The Sound of Music, the Von Trapps escape the Nazis by trekking throu gh what mountain range? ALPS Which of these Texan city names is Spanish for yellow ? AMARILLO Which of these Texan city names is Spanish for yellow ? AMARILLO Which of these precious metals is a form of resin? AMBER On what TV series do the judges regularly accuse the contestants of being pitchy? AMERICAN IDOL Rumspringa, meaning running around, is a freewheeling rite of passage for teens in what community? AMISH What fictional East Coast resort town is the setting for the 1975 movie Jaws ? AMITY On the Internet, the abbreviation LOL typically denotes which of these emotional s tates? AMUSEMENT College students interested in science commonly take a class known as gross what? ANATOMY A company known for its atlases and maps was born when William Rand went into bu siness with whom? ANDREW MCNALLY Which of these world leaders is a graduate of the University of Leipzig? ANGELA MERKEL The term slush fund was originally used by sailors to refer to the side money they made selling what? ANIMAL FAT Though her recent work is Christian-themed, what novelist announced in 2010 she was leaving Christianity ANNE RICE The iconic picture of Bruce Spingsteen s butt that appears on his Born In The U.S.A . album was taken by whom? ANNIE LEIBOVITZ Kitchen Confidential is a best-selling memoir by what celebrity chef? ANTHONY BOURDAIN In Slumdog Millionaire, what is the CORRECT answer to Jamal s final grand prize ques tion? ARAMIS Famous siblings Rosanna,David,Patricia and Alexis are all Hollywood actors with what last name? ARQUETTE What brand s Web Site urges visitors to become an agent for the Wetness Protection Program ? ARRID A US President and an actress from the TV Series Golden Girls share what surname? ARTHUR What U.S. city has a public transportation system known as MARTA? ATLANTA Robert Kardasian, the biological father of Kourtney, Kim, Khloe, and Robert Jr, was a well-known what? ATTORNEY

Which of these countries generally gets colder in temperature the farther south you travel? AUSTRALIA A popular New England appetizer, clams casino combines clams with breadcrumbs an d what meat? BACON New Amerykah is the title of a 2008 R&B album by an artist with what last name? BADU What European city is home to the famously whimsical architecture of Antonio Gau di? BARCELONA What is the first name of the pop singer whose legions of devotees are known as F anilows ? BARRY CC Bloom s,a hotel in the tropics of Thailand,is named after a character from what 1980s movie? BEACHES Despite having the word fly in their name, fireflies are actually what kind of ins ect? BEETLE In Shakespearean English, the word ere was commonly used to mean what? BEFORE Which of these adjectives has never doubled as the name of a Pope? BENIGN What comedian often mentions his wife, Camille, in his stand-up performances? BILL COSBY As of 2011,which of these movie stars has not yet reached the unofficial retireme nt age of 65? BILL MURRAY Which of these well-known songs is an example of a sea chanty? BLOW THE MAN DOW N An interrosseus part of the human body is, by definition, an area that is situat ed between two what? BONES In the comedy film Fever Pitch, Jimmy Fallon plays a crazed fan of what sports tea m? BOSTON RED SOX Do a good turn daily is the official slogan of which of these do-good organization s? BOY SCOUTS What major artery located in the upper arm,is commonly monitored to check a pers on s blood pressure? BRACHIAL Cerebro is the Spanish word for what organ in the human body? BRAIN Which of these tabloid mainstays is a mom to a young son named Jayden James ? BRITNEY SPEARS Which of these vegetables is actually a miniature variety of cabbage? BRUSSELS SPROUTS The practice of performing in public places for tips and gratuities is known as what? BUSKING Most famous for his 1955 novel Lolita, author Vladimir Nabokov was also an expert in the study of what? BUTTERFLIES Since 2000, the logo for the online company MSN has featured a multicolored imag e of what animal? BUTTERFLY What Broadway musical is largely set in a seedy nightclub called the Kit Kat Klu b? CABARET Which of these U.S. states is home to the Chocolate Mountains, rumored to contai n vast amounts of gold? CALIFORNIA Debuting in 2010,which As-Seen-On-TV product promises to make women s outfits office appropriate? CAMI SECRET What country s national anthem includes a version in the Inuktitut language for it s Inuit population? CANADA Mentioned in Twas the Night Before Christmas ,a Sugarplum is what kind of treat? CANDY The island nation of St Kitts and Nevis is located in what body of water? CARIBBEAN SEA Based on France s 24 hours of Le Mans, America s 24 hours of Le Mons is a race involving what? CARS Believed to bring prosperity,Chinese restaurants often display a statue of what animal with one paw raised? CAT In baseball,who is the only fielder positioned in foul territory? CATCHER Which of these psychology terms comes from a Greek verb meaning to purge ? CATHARSI S

Often used in French, what pronunciation mark is always placed under a letter an d never above it? CEDILLA Which of these drinks is sometimes ceremoniously opened by cutting the top off t he bottle with a specialized sword? CHAMPAGNE Often used in desserts, mascarpone is an Italian variety of what? CHEESE Named for the Dutch city where it originated,Gouda is a well-known type of what? CHEESE Reflecting on a subject he masters, Garry Kasperov s 2007 book is titled How Life I mitates what? CHESS A leghorn is a type of what animal? CHICKEN Garbanzo beans are also known by what name? CHICKPEAS Falafel,a popular Middle Eastern dish,is usually made by grinding and frying wha t? CHICKPEAS From 1898 to 1901, what country experienced a popular uprising known as the Boxe r Rebellion? CHINA After the U.S. and Russia,what is the only country to have launched a person int o space aboard its own rocket? CHINA Unhappy with the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize award,what country launched its own Confu cius Peace Prize ? CHINA Which of these movies does not feature Jack Nicholson s character dying a gruesome death? CHINATOWN On TV s Family Guy, creator Seth MacFarlane voices all but which of these members of the Griffin family? CHRIS At which of these places would a person most likely find a book called a hymnal? CHURCH Which of these Disney Princesses was not born with,but rather married into her r oyal title? CINDERELLA A person with an excessive wardrobe and keen interest in dressing well is said t o be a what? CLOTHESHORSE In law, what is the term for a document that revises a person s will? CODICIL What rock band dedicated a 2005 to it s lead singer s father-in-law, director Bruce Paltrow? COLDPLAY Which of these card games is also called Memory ? CONCENTRATION Since 1988,the brand Acuvue has billed itself as introducing the world s first dis posable what? CONTACT LENS Which of these is not one of the few elements that are naturally magnetic? COPPER Which of these is not a reed instrument? CORNNET Kirkland Signature is the in-house brand of what chain of stores? COSTCO Instead of being aged until it has a stronger flavor,which of these cheeses is t ypically served fresh? COTTAGE CHEESE In the historical term, V-J Day, the J stands for the name of a what? COUNTRY In 1865, John Stetson introduced a now-famous version of what type of hat? COWBOY HAT People who selfishly prevent others from succeeding are sometimes compared to wh ich of these animals in a bucket ? CRABS Bubbles collapsing in synovial fluid is what creates the sound that occurs when you do what? CRACK YOUR KNUCKLES Derived from a passage in Balzac,a popular saying states behind every great fortu ne is a great what? CRIME What is the singular form of the word criteria ? CRITERION In 2010, Elian Gonzalez announced he was thankful he had returned to what homela nd 10 years earlier? CUBA The Spanish-American War began in 1898 as an intervention by the United States o n behalf of what country? CUBA A well-known term for a husband whose wife cheats on him is derived from which o f these bird names? CUCKOO The term melting pot is often used to refer to the fact that the U.S. is very what ? CULTURALLY DIVERSE What type of cloud is typically associated with fair weather? CUMULUS

A popular tourist destination in Europe, Prague is the capital of what country? CZECH REPUBLIC Which of these female names has not appeared in a Rolling Stones hit song title? DAISY In 2010,the New York Post reported a bank robber dressed as whom made off with a n Alderaan-sized wad of cash ? DARTH VADER Comedians riffed about talking cars and lifeguards at a 2010 Comedy Central roas t skewering what actor? DAVID HASSELHOFF According to his TV theme song,who was born on a mountaintop in Tennessee ? DAVY CROCKETT PEG S LAW is a helpful mneumonic for remembering the names of the seven what? DEADLY SINS Marked up to 130 degrees, The World s Largest Thermometer is a roadside attraction ne ar what U.S. park? DEATH VALLEY Because the Roman calender began on March 1st,what month s name comes from the Lat in for tenth ? DECEMBER Which of these scientific units is named in honor of the inventor of the telepho ne? DECIBEL The state whose name comes first alphabetically is located where in the U.S.? DEEP SOUTH In 2007,the Plain White T s scored a #1 hit with an infectious love song titled Hey There what? DELILAH Five and a half is the self-described age of what classic comic strip character? DENNIS THE MENACE A torch, an oak branch and an olive branch are featured on the back of what U.S. coin? DIME Many graduate students find themselves in the ambiguous status commonly known as ABD, or all but what? DISSERTATION Before starting a successful shoe company, Klaus Maertens held what position in the German army? DOCTOR What psychological condition shares its name with a region of the Atlantic Ocean known for its squalls and shifting winds/ DOLDRUMS Which of these snack brands has a name that was inspired by a First Lady? DOLLY MADISON In 1994,what country singer adapted her hit song Coat of Many Colors into a childr en s book? DOLLY PARTON In 2009, what pizza chain revamped its recipe amid customer complaints that thei r old crust tasted like cardboard ? DOMINO S Even though he is a famous teetotaler,which of these celebrities launched his ow n brand of vodka in 2006? DONALD TRUMP Which of the following words is not a synonym for brouhaha ? DOOHICKEY In architecture, a vertical window set in a gable on a sloping roof is called a what? DORMER Lover,fighter,adventurer what beer s spokesman is billed as the most interesting man in the world ? DOS EQUIS Former pro hockey player Tim Horton lent his name to a popular fast food franchi se specializing in what? DOUGHNUTS Which of these slang terms is defined out west as an urban easterner who vacation s on a ranch? DUDE A tune or song that becomes stuck in one s head is slangily known as a what? EARWORM In Christianity, Ascension Day is celebrated 40 days after what holiday? EASTER College students often use the term Underwater basket weaving to refer to classes that are what? EASY Hidden in the word mosquito is the name of the capital city of what South American country? ECUADOR The concert films Delirious and Raw feature memorable stand-up comedy routines by wh om? EDDIE MURPHY A famous 1855 poem by Walt Whitman begins, I sing the body what? ELECTRIC

In the classic version of Monopoly, the two utility companies are Water Works and the what? ELECTRIC COMPANY In the classic version of Monopoly,the two utility companies are Water Works and t he what? ELECTRIC COMPANY Which of these Sesame Street characters is known for referring to himself in thi rd person? ELMO Which of these cheeses is commonly known in the United States as Swiss Cheese ? EMMENTALER A popular breed of poultry, Cornish hen takes its name from a region of what cou ntry? ENGLAND Former energy company Enron originally held what name,before realizing the word meant intestine ? ENTERON After nearly thirty years on the job,Mary Hart stepped down as host of what TV s how in 2011? ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT The term carbon footprint refers primarily to the impact of a person s lifestyle on the what? ENVIRONMENT What author famously defined guts as grace under pressure? ERNEST HEMINGWAY In which of these countries is it customary to eat using only the right hand, as the left is considered unclean? ETHIOPIA The 70s sitcom Good Times centers on a family with what last name? EVANS Which of these body parts is not normally treated by an otolaryngologist? EYE The 2009 bestseller The Accidental Billionaires is an account of what Web company s f ounding? FACEBOOK The title of the classic novel Wuthering Heights refers to what place? FAMILY E STATE Though airing in different decades, which of these TV shows featured the same ac tor as a character? FAMILY TIES & SPIN CITY Perhaps to distinguish themselves,certain ketchup packets boast what descriptive word on their label? FANCY Which of these is the not-so-modest title of a ubiquitous hit song in 2006? FERGALICIOUS The gossip Web site wwtdd.com,or What Would Tyler Durden Do?, references a charact er from what film? FIGHT CLUB A pescetarian breaks from the vegetarian code by eating which of these foods? FISH How many basic positions of the feet are there in traditional ballet? FIVE Held in New York, Night of a Thousand Stevies is a fan festival honoring what band s former lead singer? FLEETWOOD MAC A woman traditionally waves a fan coyly across her body when performing which of these dances? FLEMENCO Since 1990, over one-third of all shark attacks worldwide have occurred off the coast of what state? FLORIDA In the early 1900s,FTD began using the classic slogan Say it with what? FLOWERS In a classic series of TV ads, an unsuspecting customer s coffee is secretly repla ced with what brand? FOLGERS Because the government requires it,most enriched grain products in the U.S. are fortified with what? FOLIC ACID What 80s film is loosely based on events in Elmore City,Oklahoma,where dancing wa s banned for almost 100 years? FOOTLOOSE The first thirteen games of the ancient Olympics featured what sole event? FOOTRACE Pineapple shrimp, and lemon shrimp, coconut shrimp, pepper shrimp is a line from w hat hit film? FOREST GUMP Which of these popular cell phone apps allows users to check-in to the places they visit? FOURSQUARE Courting worldwide controversy, in 2010 what country banned wearing full-face Is lamic veils in public? FRANCE With a wider wingspan than Air Force One, what country s leader flies in an airbus dubbed Air Sarko One ? FRANCE

Due to licensing costs, what singer s version of Love and Marriage is not on Married Wi th Children DVDs? FRANK SINATRA Which of these family movies about animals centers on a creature that weights th e most? FREE WILLY Looney Tunes character Pepe Le Pew speaks with what kind of accent? FRENCH God is dead is a widely quoted line taken from the works of what famous philosophe r? FRIEDERICH NIETSZCHE Retiring shortly after filming,what Oscar-winning actor s final legacy is the 2004 comedy Welcome to Mooseport ? GENE HACKMAN When asked in 2007 if he had ever cried at a movie,what actor jokingly replied At the premiere of Batman & Robin ? GEORGE CLOONEY Eric Clapton wrote the classic hit Layla as a love song to what rock star s wife? GEORGE HARRISON In 2010 what TV host changed his time slot from 11:00 to midnight to accommodate Conan O Brien? GEORGE LOPEZ A late night talk show that debuted on TBS in 2009, the Lopez Show is hosted by wh om? GEORGE LOPEZ Now produced around the world,Riesling is a white variety of wine that originate d in what country? GERMANY During World War I,what country introduced a fleet of submarines known as U-boats ? GERMANY The famous 80s quote Mr.Gorbachev,tear down this wall referred to a wall in what co untry? GERMANY Which of these historic leaders was known to wear clothing he made himself using a spinning wheel? GHANDI The interior of a fiber-optic cable is usually made out of what substance? GLASS Introduced in 1979, Croakies were designed to prevent people from losing what fa shion accessory? GLASSES Which of these deserts is by far the coldest,with temperatures known to fall as low as minus 40 degrees? GOBI Since 1980,what award has honored the worst in Hollywood filmmaking? GOLDEN R ASPBERRY What was the first James Bond movie to show 007 ordering a martini, shaken,not sti rred ? GOLDFINGER What component of a human cell is named after the Italian Nobel Prize winner who discovered it? GOLGI APPARATUS In the Bible, whose height is given as six cubits and a span, somewhere between ni ne and twelve feet? GOLIATH In the 1999 film Muppets from Space, what muppet is revealed to actually be an ali en? GONZO Who is Mario Lavandeira? GOSSIP BLOGGER PEREZ HILTON In the Republican party abbreviation GOP, the G stands for what? GRAND In what U.S. national do backpackers brave challenging Rim to Rim hike? GRAND CA NYON In what classical musical does the main character have a bad-boy best friend nam ed Kenickie ? GREASE Which of these famous structures was built as a tomb? GREAT PYRAMID OF GIZA In 2011,Seth Rogen and Ryan Reynolds both played movie superheroes with what col orful word in their name? GREEN Which of these famous scientists was an Augustinian monk? GREGOR MENDEL Also called a Whammy bar a tremolo arm is used to affect the pitch of which of these musical instruments? GUITAR What singer plays screen siren Jean Harlow in Martin Scorsese s 2004 movie The Avia tor ? GWEN STEFANI Which of these animals transports food in its cheeks? HAMSTER A clarsach a traditional Irish musical instrument is a kind of what? HARP Because it consists of seven installments,which of these popular book series is considered a heptalogy ? HARRY POTTER Named for its distinctive shape, a porkpie is what type of fashion accessory?

HAT Known for its distinctive bottle that resembles a friar, Frangelico is an Italia n liquer with what flavor? HAZELNUT In a nod to its home state of Pennsylvania, the Keystone State, what brand s product s have keystone-shaped labels? HEINZ Which of these NFL venues boasts a scoreboard topped with two giant condiment bo ttles? HEINZ FIELD Before Sex and the City, Sex and the Single Girl was a 1962 groundbreaking advice bo ok by whom? HELEN GURLEY BROWN A perennial dance favorite,a popular song by C&C Music Factory describes Things T hat Make You Go what? HMMMM During WWI,butter often had to be imported from the Netherlands to France to cre ate what aptly named sauce? HOLLANDAISE Which of these objects weights roughly 45.52 carets? HOPE DIAMOND Developed by engineer James Watt,what unit of measure is equivalent to lifting 3 3,000 foot pounds per minute? HORSEPOWER Legendary for his skill at pitching ringers,Alan Francis is widely considered th e best player ever in what sport? HORSESHOES Which of these actors last names is often used as a slang term meaning to hog ? HUMPHREY BOGART In April 2010, which of these country s erupting volcanoes shut down European air travel for nearly a week? ICELAND What puny prize is doled out each year by real Nobel laureates to highlight unus ual research? IG NOBEL The director of what 2010 film has said in interviews that he often gets asked, D oes the top ever stop spinning? INCEPTION Sanskrit for moon craft, the Chandraayan I was the first lunar orbiter ever launch ed by what country? INDIA Often called the Mozart of the Madras, A.R. Rahman is a prolific composer from wha t country? INDIA A popular vacation spot,the Maldives is an island nation off the coast of which of these countries? INDIA Due to its strict obscenity laws, which of these countries once published a vers ion of Playboy without any nudity? INDONESIA In the 2010 film Eat, pray, love, Julia Roberts eats in Italy, prays in India, and loves where? INDONESIA Design guru Jonathan Ive is responsible for the look of which of these iconic pr oducts? IPOD According to a nerdy joke about chemical symbols, a female is made up of a male plus what element? IRON Though it s in the dictionary, which of these words is considered an improper comb ination of two other words? IRREGARDLESS The Mossad is the secret intelligence service of what country? ISRAEL Known for their classic fairy tale collections,the Brothers Grimm had what first names? JACOB & WILHEIM On the TV series The Simpsons, Marge has the same maiden name as what First Lady? JACQUELINE KENNEDY The 1975 documentary Grey Gardens follows the two Edith Beales, the eccentric rela tives of which First Lady? JACQUELINE KENNEDY The jerk method of preparing and cooking meat originated in what country? JAMAICA Because its presidential namesake had no middle initial, a Utah grade school goo fed by giving itself what name? JAMES A. MADISON In his Oscar acceptance speech, what actor asked for a moment of silence for the victims of the Titanic? JAMES CAMERON Which of these members of The Brady Bunch is said to be suffering from middle child syndrome ? JAN Because the American r sound is rarely pronounced, in what country is Ronald McDon ald called Donald McDonald? JAPAN The Yuko hair straightening treatment is often referred to by its country of ori gin, which is what? JAPAN

Much like a Trekkie loves Star Trek, an otaku is a big fan of the comics and pop cultu re of what country? JAPAN Formed in 1998, 30 Seconds to Mars is a Los-Angeles based rock band led by what actor? JARED LETO The musical scores of the Charlie Brown animated TV series notably feature what ge nre of music? JAZZ What actor starred in the 1990s movies Universal Soldier and Universal Soldier: The Return ? JEAN CLAUDE-VAN DAMME Dropping from a size 16 down to a size 6, what actress was spokesperson for Weig ht Watchers in 2010? JENNIFER HUDSON What late night TV host features a weekly segment in which he writes humorous th ank you notes from his desk? JIMMY FALLON Which of these characters from AFI s list of the fifty greatest movie villains was an actual movie star? JOAN CRAWFORD Who wrote the famous poem that begins, A thing of beauty is a joy forever ? JOHN KEATS Nowhere Boy is a 2009 biopic about what legendary musician? JOHN LENNON Referring to its iconic founder, the first two letters in the firm today known a s JP Morgan Chase stand for what? JOHN PIERPONT Starring Jeff Bridges,the 2010 film True Grit is a reworking of a 1969 film that w on what actor his only Oscar? JOHN WAYNE In a landmark congressional hearing, Have you no sense of decency sir? was asked o f whom? JOSEPH MCCARTHY In 2009, after decades of secrecy, Mrs. Butterworth s first name was revealed to b e what? JOY What pop star made his TV acting debut in 2010, playing teenage bomber Jason McC ann on CSI ? JUSTIN BIEBER What pop star once quoted as saying I don t want to be Mr.Sexy back forever ? JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE What animals engage one another in a mating competition that is often compared t o boxing? KANGAROOS Johnny Depp modeled his Pirates of the Caribbean character in large part after w hat musician? KEITH RICHARDS Though he lives and works in Nashville,which of these country singers is a New Z ealand-born Australian? KEITH URBAN What U.S. state name is featured on labels of Jim Beam whiskey? KENTUCKY The ensemble cast of the 2010 comedy Grown-ups reunites all but which of these SNL alums? KEVIN NEALON The ensemble cast of the 2010 comedy Grown Ups reunites all but which of these fel low SNL alums? KEVIN NEALON Considered too fat for a single seat, what film director was bumped from a Southwe st Airlines flight in 2010? KEVIN SMITH Increasingly popular in the U.S.,the Southeast Asian sport Muay Thai is a form of what? KICKBOXING What internal organ was the first to be successfully transplanted between humans ? KIDNEY In 2008, Eva Longoria opened a Los Angeles restaurant named Beso, Spanish for wh at? KISS On food packaging, a circle with a U indicates that the food is certified as what? KOSHER Every year on March 31st,California observes Cesar Chavez Day to honor the birth of a famous what? LABOR LEADER Which of these retailers claim to be the most recognized name in plus-size clothin g? LANE BRYANT Torts is a common first-year course for students in what professional school? LAW A zester is a common kitchen tool designed to be used with which of these foods? LEMON The popular drink known as an Arnold Palmer is typically made with equal parts ice d tea and what? LEMONADE

What is the only piece of equipment needed to play the popular kids game known as cat s cradle? LENGTH OF STRING What artist s famous sketch, The Vitruvian Man, is said to depict the ideal proporti ons of the male body? LEONARDO DA VINCI Which of these male names comes from French words meaning the king ? LEROY The popular video game Grand Theft Auto IV is set in what fictional metropolis? LIBERTY CITY In 2009, Scotland allowed convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset to return to w hat home country? LIBYA In law,the time period during which a person may be sued is called the statute of what? LIMITATIONS What classic comic strip character is known for the catchphrase Leapin Lizards! ? LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE In the human body, what internal organ regulates the amount of glucose in the bl ood? LIVER Which of these berries is believed to be a hybrid of the blackberry and raspberr y? LOGANBERRY What U.S. state is home to a university whose football team is known as The Ragin Cajuns? LOUISIANA According to the lyrics of a 1964 song,the girl from Ipanema is tall and thin and young and what? LOVELY Tramp Stamp is a common slang term for a tattoo found where? LOWER BACK When its first three letters are removed,what U.S. president s name becomes that o f an 80s TV icon? LYNDON JOHNSON What adjective is often used to describe an unscrupulous political leader s behavi or? MACHIAVELLIAN Which of these country names can be spelled by placing three U.S. state postal a bbreviations in a row? MALAWI According to a 1974 Barry Manilow song, who came and gave without taking? MANDY Which of these cities is also the name of a famous cocktail made with vermouth, whiskey, and a dash of bitters? MANHATTAN Limestone that has been heated and pressurized eventually turns into what buildi ng material? MARBLE In the British royal family,which of the following is not the name of one of Pri nce Charles s three siblings? MARGARET Derived from its Greek name, areology is the scientific study of what planet? MARS The drink known as Bloody Mary shares its name with the nickname of what famous wo man? MARY TUDOR To avoid blinking, many women unconsciously open their mouths when applying what cosmetic? MASCARA A phillumenist is a collector of what? MATCHBOOKS In 2010, what openly graying sitcom star revealed, I dyed my hair red the whole t ime I was on Friends ? MATT LEBLANC Which of these celebrities is not mentioned in the lyrics of the 1998 Barenaked Ladies hit One Week? MEG RYAN In the 1980s the Members Only brand became famous for its wildly popular version of what? MEN S JACKET With Pluto being labeled a dwarf planet in 2006, what is now the smallest planet i n our solar system? MERCURY In astrology, what planetary symbol of communication can cause discord when it i s in retrograde? MERCURY The title of the 1927 novel Treasure of the Sierra Madre refers to a mountain rang e in what country/ MEXICO Often described as the nation s largest block party,The Calle Ocho Festival takes place annually in what U.S. city? MIAMI What U.S. state is divided into two regions called the Upper Peninsula and the L ower Peninsula? MICHIGAN What naval vessel shares its name with a popular game that comes pre-installed o n Windows computers? MINESWEEPER

In what horror film does a disturbed romance novel enthusiast repeatedly gush, I am your number one fan ? MISERY According to its name,New York City s MoMA specializes in what kind of art? MODERN Which of these animal names is also a unit of measurement commonly used by chemi sts? MOLE The dapper board game mascot Mr. Monopoly typically sports all but which of the following? MONACLE In 2011,Charlene Wittstock was compared to Grace Kelly when she married Prince A lbert II of what small state? MONACO On the children s TV Dora the Explorer, Dora s best friend Boots is what kind of anima l? MONKEY Because it is similar in texture,which of these fish is often called the poor man s lobster ? MONKFISH Big Sky Country is a popular nickname for what U.S. state? MONTANA In 1955,Rosa Parks made history when she refused to give up her seat on a public bus in what city? MONTGOMERY,ALABAMA Lunulae, the crescent-shaped marks on fingernails, are named for the Latin word for what? MOON In the Old Testament, who said, I am a stranger in a strange land ? MOSES The 1998 animated movie The Prince of Egypt tells the story of which of these bibl ical figures? MOSES Prized for its silk-producing abilities,the silkworm is the larva of what type o f insect? MOTH An 18th century British diplomat, Baron St. Helens lends his name to a famous Am erican what? MOUNTAIN Based on a true story, the 2010 film 127 Hours stars James Franco as Aron Ralston, a courageous what? MOUNTAIN CLIMBER In 2010,what food mascot was given a makeover and new voice,courtesy of Robert D owney Jr.? MR.PEANUT Responsible for artist and repertoire, an A & R person is a powerful figure in wha t industry? MUSIC Featured on a jokey apron, Dijon Vu is defined as the feeling that you ve had this what before ? MUSTARD Which of these reality shows is hosted by visual effects experts Jamie Hynamen a nd Adam Savage? MYTHBUSTERS In the world of politics,the accusatory acronym RINO stands for Republican In what ? NAME ONLY Who designed the famous black and red dress worn by Michelle Obama the night of the 2008 election? NARCISCO RODRIGUEZ Which of these brave actresses appeared in a 2006 movie in which her head was sh aved on screen? NATALIE PORTMAN In the classic story Peter Pan, what does Wendy use to reattach Peter s shadow? NEEDLE AND THREAD In what U.S. state does the U.S. own the highest percentage of land, over 80 per cent? NEVADA Since 1991,the Burning Man festival has been held in the late summer in what U.S . state? NEVADA Which of these U.S. cities is primarily serviced by a major airport named for ja zz great Louis Armstrong? NEW ORLEANS What U.S. city is home to Grant s tomb, the final resting place of President Ulyss es S. Grant? NEW YORK In 2008, a high-profile sex scandal centered on the exposure of what elected off icial as Client 9?? NEW YORK GOVERNOR Established in 1954, what Rhode Island city hosts a well-known jazz music festiv al every summer? NEWPORT Though a single issue costs $5.95, what weekly magazine was sold in its entirety in 2010 for only $1 NEWSWEEK At 1.98 millimeters thick, which of these U.S. coins is the thickest? NICKEL What candy bar sounds like it was named for the author of the short story The Gif

t of the Magi ? O HENRY! Honolulu,the capital city of Hawaii,is located on which of its islands? OAHU Launched in 2010, Michelle Obama s initiative, Let s Move brings awareness to what chi ldhood issue? OBESITY Which of the following words is spelled inCORRECTly? OCCURENCE Which of these states has a postal abbreviation that is also a commonly used exc lamation? OHIO Which of the following is a classic men s toiletry brand and not one of the Spice Girls? OLD SPICE Which of the following is a classic men s toiletry brand and not one of the Spice Girls? OLD SPICE Which of these Best Picture winners is about a fictional character and not a his torical figure? OLIVER! Popular in Europe and the Middle East, the leeks belong to the same family as wh at other vegetable? ONION Someone who views the world though rose-colored glasses is unusually what? OPTIMISTIC According to its mission statement,which of these universities was founded in the fires of evangelism ? ORAL ROBERTS UNIVERSITY Though not known to drive cats crazy,which of these herbs is classified in the s ame family as catnip? OREGANO Citizen Cake, a popular bakery in San Francisco,derives its name from a classic fi lm directed by whom? ORSON WELLES The Adventures of Trash Gordon is a favorite bedtime story of what Sesame Street cha racter? OSCAR The city of Karachi is located in what country? PAKISTAN Traditionally worn by golfers, plus fours are a type of what? PANTS Which of these pieces of office equipment is widely regarded as useful for preve nting identity theft? PAPER SHREDDER Which of these countries is an island nation in the Pacific and not a country in Africa? PAPUA NEW GUINEA Brackets are best described as square-cornered versions of what other punctuation marks? PARENTHESES In Greek mythology, who succeeded in killing Achilles? PARIS A lover of red meat and weaponry,Ron Swanson is Leslie Knope s mustachioed boss on what popular sitcom? PARKS AND RECREATION A new way to teach kids to ride, balance bikes are bicycles that are missing wha t part? PEDALS What does the P stand for in the common financial abbreviation APR ? PERCENTAGE What classic Disney film s soundtrack features the song Never Smile at a Crocodile ? PETER PAN Fittingly, the Liberty Bell is featured in the logo of what Major League Basebal l team? PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES In response to a new immigration law, what city s NBA team donned Los Suns jerseys i n May 2010? PHOENIX In the comic strip Peanuts, what character is typically surrounded by clouds of di rt and dust? PIGPEN ATM s in London that offer instructions in Cockney slang ask you for your Huckleber ry Finn instead of your what? PIN Which of these things found in nature are often classified as angiosperms or gymnos perms? PLANTS Once believed to ward off evil spirits,a Greek wedding tradition involves the ce remonious smashing of what? PLATES Texas humorist Kinky Friedman once noted, Y all is singular. All ya all is plural. All ya alls is is what? PLURAL POSSESIVE Which of these cooking-related words is also a verb meaning to hunt illegally ? POACH In 2006, Russell Crowe and his wife named their newborn baby boy Tennyson, after a famous what? POET What is the name of a concise feature on Facebook that helps users get a friend s

attention? POKE Because it s synthetic,which of these fabrics can be,and often is,made out of recy cled plastic water bottles? POLAR FLEECE Though now made with artificial flavors, traditional grenadine syrup is made wit h the juice of what fruit? POMEGRANATE What world leader travels on an airplane nicknamed Shepherd One ? POPE A popular Mexican treat, a paleta is a what? POPSICLE In what movie do Nicole Kidman and Sandra Bullock play sisters who also happen t o be witches? PRACTICAL MAGIC In 2010,what word did Gawker coin for a star getting a career bump without actual ly being an addict ? PREHAB The Secret Service reportedly refer to Malia and Sasha Obama by what code names? RADIANCE & ROSEBUD What popular dish s name is pronounced exactly like that of a well-known brand of pasta sauce? RAGOUT What movie s famous counting cards scene is spoofed in the 2009 comedy The Hangover ? RAIN MAN Upon his arrival in D.C. in 2011, what newly-elected senator moved in with his c ongressman father Ron? RAND PAUL In a famous poem by Edgar Allen Poe, what animal repeatedly quoths the word never more ? RAVEN The style of pickup truck known as a dually gets its name from having twice the st andard number of what? REAR WHEELS From Earth, Mars appears to be what shade of color? RED Which of these brand names features two misspelled words? REDDI-WIP In the business abbreviation R & D, the R stands for what? RESEARCH Which of these actors is a devout Buddhist who studied with the Dalai Lama? RICHARD GERE What 2009 hit song heavily samples a 1985 song by the band Dead or Alive ? RIGHT RO UND Referenced in Shakespeare s nickname the bard of Avon, the Avon is a what? RIVER Known for the hit Mr.Roboto, the band Styx shares its name with a famous what in G reek mythology? RIVER The MTV reality show The Challenge began as a combination of The Real World and what other show? ROAD RULES The 1920 play R.U.R by the Czech writer Karel Capek is credited with introducing w hat technological term? ROBOT Because he produced over 350 low-budget films,what filmmaker is known as the King of the B-Movies ? ROGER CORMAN With the help of Martin Luther,the 16th-century Reformation began as a movement to reform what? ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH Which of these European cities was built thousands of years ago atop seven hills ? ROME What member of Congress is also an OBGYN who claims to have delivered more than 4000 babies? RON PAUL The first U.S. presidential election in which Barack Obama was eligible to vote was won by whom? RONALD REAGAN The musical Million Dollar Quartet depicts a legendary 1956 jam session by all but which of these artists? ROY ORBISON It is better to have 100 friends than 100 rubles is a proverb in what country? RUSSIA Which of these languages uses the Cyrillic alphabet? RUSSIAN In lunch counter lingo,what kind of bread does a customer get if his sandwich is on whiskey? RYE Someone who compliments you by saying they like the cut of your jib is using a phr ase borrowed from what field? SAILING In alternative medicine, halotherapy is a treatment that replicates what natural environment s health benefits? SALT CAVE In New Orleans, the po boy is a signature style of what? SANDWICH What popular movie was based on a 1976 magazine article about the 2001 Odyssey n

ightclub? SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER One of at least 50 children born to a construction mogul,Osama Bin Laden was,unt il 1994,a citizen of what country? SAUDI ARABIA Which of these words features the chemical symbols for sulfur, gold, and sodium? SAUNA Which of these fashion accessory names is sometimes used as a verb to mean eatin g very quickly? SCARF On a memorable episode of Seinfeld, Jerry is reprimanded for making out with his g irlfriend during what movie? SCHINDLER S LIST Which of these ocean-dwelling creatures is named for its equine profile? SEA HORSE A thickening agent used in ice cream,agar is essentially powdered what? SEAWEED Though it doesn t contain egg or cream, an egg cream traditionally contains which of the following? SELTZER WATER In a tradition inspired by the Bible, a sabbatical leave is usually taken once e very how many years? SEVEN Which of these is the CORRECT name of a popular brand of eco-friendly household products? SEVENTH GENERATION In a 2006 hit single,Justin Timberlake repeatedly claims to be bringing what back ? SEXY What fictional character is often depicted smoking a distinctively-shaped calaba sh pipe? SHERLOCK HOLMES In Spanish cuisine,the dish gambas al ajillo is literally what main ingredient in garlic sauce? SHRIMP A type of thick-crusted, rectangular pizza is named after what region in Italy? SICILY Named for the artist who famously photographed it,Mount Ansal Adams is a peak in what U.S. mountain range? SIERRA NEVADA On The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King soundtrack, Renee Fleming sings i n what language? SINDARIN A classic 1969 work by poet Maya Angelou is titled I Know Why The Caged Bird what? SINGS A unicorn, a ram, and a triceratops have how many horns altogether? SIX The letter S is directly printed on individual pieces of what brand of candy? SKITTLES Appropriately,the Spanish word for heaven, cielo, is also the word for what? SKY Born in England, musician Saul Hudson is better known by what stage name? SLASH What U.S. institution is nicknamed The Nation s Attic ? SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTE What candies are described on their packaging as semisweet chocolate nonpareils? SNO-CAPS Seen at sporting events near you,MetLife Insurance s blimp has what call sign? SNOOPY ONE In 2010, Oprah hosted a reunion special for The Color Purple, in which she talked about playing what role? SOFIA Perhaps best known in its computerized version,Klondike is a popular variety of what card game? SOLITAIRE In 2009, the U.S. Navy rescued Captain Richard Phillips from pirates off the coa st of what nation? SOMALIA One of Hollywood s funniest movie quotes, Well,nobody s perfect! is the last line of wh at classic film? SOME LIKE IT HOT The term Tin Pan Alley originally referred to a New York City district famously as sociated with what industry? SONGWRITING Despite how its spelled,what state s capital name is properly pronounced PEER ? SOUTH DAKOTA Kim and Park are two of the most common family names in which of these Asian countr ies? SOUTH KOREA A dish usually consisting of marinated meat,poultry or fish,satay was originally popularized in what part of the world? SOUTHEAST ASIA

What company s longtime slogan is You are now free to move about the country ? SOUTHWEST AIRLINES On a standard computer keyboard, what key usually lacks any number or symbol to indicate its function? SPACE BAR Which of these pastas derives its name from an Italian word meaning little twine ? SPAGHETTI A crowd of people are running away from a bull on the cover of the 2008 Fodor s gu ide to what country? SPAIN Eva Longoria once sadly noted that the only bilingual cartoon character of her y outh was who? SPEEDY GONZALES The name of a famous grocery brand, Spam is a combination of ham and what word? SPICED As its name suggests, Wookieepedia is an online source of information about what sci-fi movie series? STAR WARS Which of these 80s action icons is not featured in the 2010 action flick The Expe ndables ? STEVEN SEAGAL The mortarboard hat seen at graduations shares its name with a tool used by whic h of these craftsmen? STONEMASON A potbelly is an old-fashioned type of what household appliance? STOVE The double bass is a low-pitched member of what musical instrument family? STRING Who holds the record for the longest Senate speech, spending 24 hrs attacking a famous Civil Rights bill? STROM THURMOND Sipping water through a straw is a very basic example of what scientific princip le at work? SUCTION Deoxiribose, a main component of DNA, is a type of what? SUGAR Noted for its grainy texture, sucanet is an alleged healthier version of what co mmon kitchen ingredient? SUGAR What comedy movie once inspired a line of T-shirts bearing the boastful slogan I am McLovin ? SUPERBAD TomKitten is a tabloid nickname for a celebrity kid with what first name? SURI Home to a large global banking industry, Zurich is the most populated city of wh at country? SWITZERLAND Manufactured in the U.S.,Chinet is a brand that specializes in what disposable i tem? TABLEWARE What fast food chain was the target of a 2011 class action lawsuit that claimed there wasn t enough beef in its beef? TACO BELL What traditional M&M s Milk Chocolate candy color was replaced by blue in 1995? TAN Bearnaise, a classic French sauce served with steak, is traditionally flavored w ith which of these herbs? TARRAGON Calculus is another name for what dental problem? TARTAR In tabloid gossip,the term new ink refers to a star s newly acquired what? TATTOO In England,a hackney carriage is another name for a what? TAXI CAB Which of these overused words on Lake Superior University s Banished Words list was added last? TEACHABLE MOMENT Meaning one who has gone before, the Japanese word sensei is often used to mean what ? TEACHER What baseball legend shares his name with a golden voiced homeless man who shot to national fame in 2011? TED WILLIAMS The classic song Chattanooga Choo Choo immortalized a train station located in wha t Southern state? TENNESSEE Michael Jordan has appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine playing all but which of these sports? TENNIS The snail Bufonaria borisbeckeri was named by a German researcher in honor of a champion in what sport? TENNIS Creator of a famous sportswear brand,Rene Lacoste was a French champion in the 1 920s in what sport? TENNIS On a classic Seinfeld episode,what future desperate housewife declared They re real,and they re spectacular ? TERI HATCHER

In 2007,what U.S. state acknowledged the town of Robstown as the birthplace of t he Hold Em style of poker? TEXAS In the world of reality television, who is Patti Stanger? THE MILLIONAIRE M ATCHMAKER What classic Alfred Hitchcock film is set primarily in the seaside town of Bodeg a Bay, California? THE BIRDS Due to its political content, which of these comics was often published in newsp apers op-ed sections? THE BLOOMDOONS In a memorable scene from Mad Men, Don Draper pitches what actual name for a Kodak slide projector? THE CAROUSEL In 1587, what family gave birth to Virginia, the first English child born in the Americas? THE DARES Which of these well-known nicknames is not commonly used to refer to a former U. S. President? THE DONALD Which of these classic films was directed by Diane Sawyer s husband? THE GRAD UATE Actor Paul Rudd had roles in all but which of the following comedy blockbusters? THE HANGOVER Since the mid 1970s, singer Tom Petty has performed with what musical band? THE HEARTBREAKERS The first female to receive the honor, Kathryn Bigelow received a Best Director Oscar in 2010 for what film? THE HURT LOCKER What classic song features the distinctive chant, a-wimoweh, a wimoweh, a-wimoweh ? THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT Actress Mackenzie Phillips is the daughter of John Phillips,a singer from what p opular music group? THE MAMAS & THE PAPAS What classic TV show s open features the title character triumphantly flinging her hat into the air? THE MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW In 2011,what country announced plans to close its notorious marijuana-peddling co ffee shops to tourists? THE NETHERLANDS Pinoy Idol and Pinoy Big Brother are what country s version of the popular reality sho ws? THE PHILLIPPINES What 2009 big screen comedy features Betty White as a wacky grandmother? THE PROPOSAL Which of these 90s movies shares a main character with the best-selling novel Hann ibal Rising ? THE SILENCE OF LAMBS Which of these patriotic songs was written by a person whose last name ends with the letters U-S-A? THE STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER All three of the popular CSI TV dramas feature theme songs performed by what rock band? THE WHO What U.S. president famously declared that he felt as strong as a bull moose? THEODORE ROOSEVELT Who was sworn in as a Supreme Court justice13 years after winning Brown v. Board of Education ? THURGOOD MARSHALL In cooking, recipes commonly call for sprigs of which of these ingredients? THYME On the classic TV series The Brady Bunch, what is the name of the Brady family dog? TIGER A 2011 box set celebrates the 13-film collaboration between composer Danny Elfma n and what film director? TIM BURTON Though a female turkey is called a hen,a male is known not as a rooster but as a what? TOM What is the name of MySpace s president,who is included as the first friend for ever y new member? TOM ANDERSON Including the 2006 film The Queen, actor Michael Sheen has portrayed what politici an 3 different times? TONY BLAIR Of the following Tonys,who is the only won to have won a Tony Award? TONY KUS HNER Founded in 1958, the FAA is a government agency controlled by what U.S. departme nt? TRANSPORTATION

By definition, what shape is a gable roof? TRIANGULAR In Pee-Wee s Big Adventure Pee-Wee memorably interrupts the filming of what metal ba nd s music video? TWISTED SISTER Which of these candy bars was once marked with the slogan Two for me,none for you ? TWIX Handheld collapsible canopy is a very brief definition of which of these words? UMBRELLA Which of these words features four consecutive letters in alphabetical order? UNDERSTUDY The U.S. Constitution begins We the People of the United States,in order to form a more perfect what? UNION The Australian flag features what country s flag in its upper left-hand corner? UNITED KINGDOM In England, the term Oxbridge is used to refer collectively to the country s two bes t-known what? UNIVERSITIES What university lists its official colors as Madonna blue and papal gold ? UNIVERSI TY OF NOTRE DAME What does the V stand for in the name of the QVC cable shopping network? VALUE What Canadian city s streets saw riots after their beloved Canucks lost the 2011 S tanley Cup to the Boston Bruins? VANCOUVER Which of these nouns does not function as a one-word definition for the word tedd y ? VEHICLE A hand gripping the Holy Grail is depicted on pints of what Ben & Jerry s ice crea m flavor? VERMONTY PYTHON Benjamin Franklin once quipped that what government post should be addressed as Y our Superfluous Excellency ? VICE PRESIDENT In the classic T.V. series The Waltons, the Walton family lives in which U.S. stat e? VIRGINIA Enriched flour is flour that has which of the following added to it? VITAMINS In 2010, what Fortune 500 company overtook Royal Dutch Shell to become the large st in the world? WALMART Which of these Ben and Jerry s flavors was named after a key figure in the 1969 Wo odstock festival? WAVY GRAVY Which of these breeds of dogs takes it name from the region in Germany where it was originally bred? WEIMARANER Song parodist Alfred Matthew Yankovic is better known by what nickname? WEIRD AL A large bridge spanning the New River Gorge is depicted on the commemorative qua rter of what U.S. state? WEST VIRGINIA Cape Wrangell is located at what extreme point in the U.S.? WESTERNMOST Both gam and pod are terms used to describe what group of animals? WHALES Which of these fast food chains specializes in miniature hamburgers known as slid ers ? WHITE CASTLE Which of these famous phrases was chanted throughout the New Orleans Saints Super Bowl victory in 2010? WHO DAT Which of these popular 80s sitcoms shares its names with a TV game show that aire d in the 50s? WHO S THE BOSS? By definition, a person whose mouth is agape has a mouth that is what? WIDE OPE N Muscatel is a sweet-flavored type of what? WINE An oenophile is a person who enjoys what? WINE Dubbed The Angriest Man in the World, viral video star Jack Rebney is better known as what? WINNEBAGO MAN The Widows Of Eastwick is the follow-up novel to a 1984 work with which of these w ords in its title? WITCHES The 1983 holiday film A Christmas Story memorably features a kitsch floor lamp in the shape of a what? WOMAN S LEG In a 2002 hit, Grammy-winning artist John Mayer sings your body is a what? WONDERLAND Since the show premiered in 2002, CSI:Miami has used what song by The Who as its op ening theme? WON T GET FOOLED AGAIN

A nurse takes a person s radial pulse by feeling what part of the body? WRIST An alternate to Equal or Sweet N Low,Splenda is a sugar substitute that comes in w hat color packets? YELLOW Named for the expensive spice, the color saffron is what hue? YELLOW-ORANGE Help you I can is an example of what Star Wars character s famously inverted manner o f speaking ? YODA The Red Cross estimates that how much blood is collected during a typical donati on? 1 PINT In 2010,the space shuttle Atlantis honored Isaac Newton by carrying what into sp ace? A PIECE OF AN APPLE TREE As demonstrated by Egyptian protesters in 2011, Arabs consider it disrespectful to wave which of these at someone? A SHOE By far the rarest, only 1 percent of the U.S. population has what blood type? AB NEGATIVE Potent potable is a fancy phrase that refers to which of the following? ALCOHOLI C BEVERAGES To prevent fires, consumers are often warned not to use which of these products in a microwave oven? ALUMINUM FOIL Who is Curtis Stone? AN AUSTRIAN CELEBRITY CHEF Claire Danes won an Emmy for playing Temple Grandin, a real-life autism advocate and expert in what field? ANIMAL BEHAVIOR While First Lady,Nancy Reagan regularly enlisted the help of Joan Quigley,a San Francisco what? ASTROLOGER IN the UK, new parents often refer to which of these everyday objects as a pram ? BABY CARRIAGE Runaway, a sprawling 35-minute musical film by Kanye West,prominently features wha t performers? BALLERINAS Introduced in 1977, KC Masterpiece is a leading brand of which of the following? BARBECUE SAUCE Because it resembles the exercise equipment, tongue-piercing jewelry is often re ferred to as a what? BARBELL Hirsutism is a medical condition common among which of these circus performers? BEARDED LADIES What physical characteristic is also known as a nevus ? BIRTHMARK According to its author, which of these books was written to promote kindness to ward horses? BLACK BEAUTY Traditionally served on New Year s Day,Hoppin John is a popular Southern side dish made with what type of bean? BLACK-EYED PEAS In the popular diet book Eat Right 4 Your Type, what is the type the author wants yo u to eat right for ? BLOOD TYPE Where on a personal check can you typically find its nine-digit ABA or routing nu mber ? BOTTOM LEFT CORNER Bill Clinton once said that climbing Kilimanjaro and running a marathon were two items on his what? BUCKET LIST Which of these slang phrases means roughly the same thing as put the pedal to the metal ? BURN RUBBER In order to ford a stream, how does a person cross it? BY WADING Taking its name from the thirty-mile zone around Hollywood, TMZ.com is devoted to what subject? CELEBRITY GOSSIP In publishing,what nickname is commonly used for novels that are geared toward a female readership? CHICK LIT In 2008, Subway Guy Jared Fogle went on a Tour de Pants to raise awareness about wha t issue? CHILDHOOD OBESITY In the Bizet opera, Carmen, the flirtatious Carmen works in what type of establish ment? CIGARETTE FACTORY The phrase Dawn of a new era includes the names of two popular brands of what? CLEANING PRODUCTS A national dish of Thailand, Pad Thai is traditionally made with all but which o f these ingredients? COCONUT MILK In math, a ratio is commonly written as two numbers separated by which of these

punctuation marks? COLON With roughly 1 in 10 companies giving employees the day off,what is the least-ob served major U.S. holiday? COLUMBUS DAY Actor Matthew Perry shares his first and last name with a famous American who he ld what U.S. post? COMMODORE OF THE NAVY In the courtroom expression pleading the Fifth, the word Fifth refers to a what? CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT Popular in India, a tandoor is a clay structure used for what purpose? COOKING FOOD To reduce the risk of a bladder infection,many experts advise drinking what tann in-rich beverage? CRANBERRY JUICE Named for the Fair Isaac Corporation, a FICO score measures a person s what? CREDIT RATING By definition, which of these popular craft hobbies involves the use of a hooked needle? CROCHET The cable series American Chopper features a father and son who specialize in what ? CUSTOMIZING MOTORCYCLES The NBA S Philadelphia 76ers are named for the year what historic document was sig ned? DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE A task performed on the reality show Top Chef, a brunoise is made by doing what? DICING VEGETABLES Breathalyzer test results are often introduced as evidence in cases involving wh ich of these crimes? DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE The copying method that gave rise to Xeroxes, xerography derives its name from Gree k words meaning what? DRY WRITING In 2004,Douglas Hamilton and Antonio Burr reenacted what 1804 event between thei r ancestors? DUEL British General James Brudenell, the namesake of a popular style of sweater, hel d which of these titles? EARL OF CARDIGAN Also called the cone of shame, the plastic collar often worn by dogs after a medic al procedure is named what? ELIZABETHAN COLLAR By definition,a diurnal event occurs how often? EVERY DAY In 2004, the FDA approved Botox injections as a treatment for what? EXCESSIV E SWEATING Meaning they go out ,what Latin term do playwrights use to indicate that actors sho uld leave the stage? EXEUNT In 2010, Apple introduces a video calling service for the iphone 4 with what sna ppy name? FACETIME Though airing in different decades, which of these TV shows featured the same ac tor as a main character? FAMILY TIES AND SPIN CITY Which of these slang phrases means to contribute money to a special collection ? FEED THE KITTY As its name suggests,the Web site 1040.com allows users to do which of the follo wing online? FILE TAXES In addition to a golden globe,the Golden Globe Awards statuette features a what? FILM STRIP As depicted in the Iron Man movies,which of these is one of Iron Man s superpowers? FLIGHT Which of these phrases does not appear in the famous last line of the Gettysburg Address? FROM THE PEOPLE David Letterman and Madonna are two celebrities known for having a diastema, the medical term for a what? GAP BETWEEN TEETH Pointillism,a painting technique involving tiny dots of color,was pioneered by w hat French artist? GEORGES SEURAT In music industry lingo, an artist s record drops when it what? GETS RELEASED In the 1979 hit song Escape, what does the singer claim to like in addition to pin a coladas? GETTING CAUGHT IN THE RAIN The legendary Heisman trophy features a helmeted player in what distinctive pose ? GIVING A STIFF_ARM Banksy, a wildly popular contemporary artist, is best known for what kind of wor

ks? GRAFFITI PAINTINGS A scholar who is a classicist deals primarily with texts originally written in w hat languages? GREEK AND LATIN In France, haricot vert is the term used for which of these vegetables? GREEN BE AN Ursus arctos horribilis is the scientific name for what kind of bear? GRIZZLY BEAR R&B singer Robin Thicke is the son of a famous TV actor,best known for what 80s s itcom? GROWING PAINS What s unusual about the way Ziggy, the loveable comic strip character, is commonl y depicted? HE DOESN T WEAR PANTS Not as pleasant as it sounds, giving someone a Glasgow kiss means doing what to th em? HEADBUTTING THEM According to reality star Mike The Situation Sorrentino, The Situation refers to what muscular body part? HIS ABS Due to its unique chemical qualities, which of these foods can remain edible for centuries if sealed from moisture? HONEY Each year, the Bram Stoke awards are presented to writers of what literary genre ? HORROR Because it focuses on the relationship of its two male stars, which of these fil ms is called a bromance ? I LOVE YOU MAN In the movie Arthur, what does Arthur say to elicit his butler s famously dry respon se I ll alert the media ? I M GOING TO TAKE A BATH Due to its history, New York s Ellis Island is home to a museum focusing on what s ubject? IMMIGRATION The voice actor Don LaFontaine was famous for what signature phrase, often heard in movie trailers? IN A WORLD Where would you find a widow s peak? IN SOMEONE S HAIRLINE In restaurant lingo,a server who is falling behind is said to be where? IN THE W EEDS In a nod to her Spice Girl nickname, Melanie Brown s 2010 reality TV series is sub titled what? IT S A SCARY WORLD If your astrological sign is the one that comes first alphabetically,then when i s your birthday? JANUARY OR FEBRUARY In 2010, what formerly married couple announced their respective engagements wit hin days of each other? JESSICA SIMPSON & NICK LACHEY Which of these non-common disorders did not exist until the 20th century? JET LAG During his presidency, Bill Clinton added which of these amenities to the White House? JOGGING TRACK Named for a Shakespeare character, a balcony roughly large enough for one person to use is called a what? JULIET BALCONY Introduced in 1913, what popular childrens toy derives its name from the Roman go d of love? KEWPIE DOLLS A peace treaty has never been signed for which of these major conflicts? KOREAN WAR Which of the following is equal to the number to the total number of days in a f ortnight? LINES IN A SONNET Which of these terms for a writing implement is actually a brandname trademarked in 1957? MAGIC MARKER Because it contains liquid, passengers may not carry which of these New York sou venirs on board an airplane? MANHATTAN SNOW GLOBE On which date do all the places in the Earth experience 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness? MARCH 21ST For a holiday promotion, TravelLodge offered a free room at the inn for couples wh ose first names were what? MARY AND JOSEPH With roughly 8000 residents, what is the smallest state capital in the United St ates? MONTPELIER VT A winter time staple,red wine that has been warmed and flavored with spices is c alled what? MULLED WINE

The inspiration for the trademarked term Botox, Botulinum toxin is commonly used t o treat what? MUSCLE SPASMS Who is Rick Rubin? MUSIC PRODUCER Which of these would be an appropriate response to the Spanish question Que tal ? MUY BIEN The Latin phrase mea culpa is closest in meaning to which of these modern slang ph rases? MY BAD Sixteen coaches long is a lyric in an Elvis Presley song titled what? MYSTERY TRAIN Which of these gases is not considered one of the greenhouse gases believed to con tribute to global warming? NEON Which of these is a common slang term meaning an extremely short period of time ? NEW YORK MINUTE A 2010 study found that nearly 70% of what imported item failed to live up to it s claims of being extra virgin ? OLIVE OIL Selling high-end cookware since 1972, the name of retail company Sur La Table in French means what? ON THE TABLE Selling high-end cookware since 1972,the name of retail company Sur La Table is French for what? ON THE TABLE When a person is at rest,about how long does it take for all of his blood to cir culate through his heart? ONE MINUTE Due to the appearance of the numbers, what poker hand is slangily known as snowme n ? PAIR OF EIGHTS Trial lawyers often refer to the false expectation that a witness will confess u nder cross-examination as what? PERRY MASON SYNDROME What TV cartoon centers on two stepbrothers,their pet platypus and an evil scien tist named Dr.Doofenshmirtz? PHINEAS AND FERB Which of these French terms is used to refer to the main exhibit in a collection ? PIECE DE RESISTANCE On the E! reality TV series, The Girls Next Door, who are the girls next door? PLAYBOY MODELS A 2009 New York Times article coined the term Ralph Kramden to refer to what physi cal trait? POT BELLY Hillary Clinton s 1996 bestseller was based on the African proverb It takes a whole village to do what? RAISE A CHILD Who is Marshall Bruce Mathers III? RAP STAR EMINEM The word discotheque comes from a French word meaning what? RECORD LIBRARY The name of Louisiana s state capital,Baton Rouge,is a French phrase meaning what? RED STICK Considered good for the heart, tannis are compounds found primarily in which of these beverages? RED WINE Which of these phrases is commonly used to describe a person who is emotional an d creative? RIGHT-BRAINED Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome is an unpleasant sports injury commonly known as wh at? RUNNER S KNEE When digesting one s food,which of these steps in the digestion process occurs fir st? SALIVARY DIGESTION Maximum Angle of Stability of a Wet Granular Pile is a published physics study on how to build the perfect what? SAND CASTLE Grammatically speaking,which of these reality TV show titles is an imperative st atement? SAY YES TO THE DRESS What is the name of the classic toy that utters lines such as The cow says moo wit h the pull of a string? SEE N SAY According to a well-known children s song The bear went over the mountain to do what ? SEE WHAT HE COULD SEE Often used to describe something incredibly dumb online,Urban Dictionary defines smh as what? SHAKING MY HEAD Which of these adjectives is not included in the lyrics of the 1958 novelty song Purple People Eater ? SIX-LEGGED Often served as an hors d'oeuvres, a cornichon is a what? SMALL PICKLE

Superstars in Great Britain,the celebrity couple Posh and Becks is one pop singer and one what? SOCCER PLAYER In 2010,what singer released an album featuring a philharmonic orchestra,aptly t itled Symphonicities ? STING Which of these terms of endearment are repeated throughout the Motown classic I C an t Help Myself ? SUGAR PIE,HONEY BUNCH According to astronomers,what is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hem isphere? SUMMER SOLSTICE A famous Shakespeare sonnet begins with the question Shall I compare thee to what? SUMMER S DAY As host of the Tonight Show, Johnny Carson famously ended his monologues by pret ending to do what? SWING A GOLF CLUB At the National Spelling Bee,official pronouncers may provide all but which of the following to the spellers? SYNONYMS The author of the 2010 bestseller Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang also has which of thes e jobs? TALK SHOW HOST Which of the following values is equal to one billion? TEN TO THE NINTH POWER After her breakout role on The Cosby Show, Raven-Symone starred in what aptly-name d kids show? THAT S SO RAVEN On his talk show Maury, host Maury Povich famously says to some of his guests you a re NOT what? THE FATHER In 2010,Doris Roberts reunited with Raymond castmate Patricia Heaton when she gues t starred on what sitcom? THE MIDDLE Which of these comedies features both Luke and Owen Wilson? THE ROYAL TENEBA UMS Both Katharine Ross and Nicole Kidman have played Joanna Eberhart, the main char acter from what novel? THE STEPFORD WIVES Which of these statements is true regarding Pinot Grigio and Pinot Gris wines? THEY ARE BOTH WHITE By definition,a defenestrated object has been what? THROWN OUT A WINDOW The anterior fontanelle usually knows as the soft spot is located where on a newbor n baby? TOP OF THE HEAD In a formal place setting,where should a wine glass be positioned relative to th e plate? TOP RIGHT Commonly used in the shower, a loofah is the fibrous interior of which of the fo llowing? TROPICAL GOURD Founded in 1881, the Wharton School is a prestigious business school at what uni versity? UNIVERSITY OF PENNSLYVANIA Single Awareness Day, or SAD is often celebrated as a humorous alternative to wh at holiday? VALENTINE S DAY In a much-hyped 2010 event,Chelsea Clinton walked down the aisle in a wedding dr ess designed by whom? VERA WANG Which of these beloved comedy pairings consists of two animated characters and n ot two real-life people? WALLACE AND GROMIT On average, what is the most abundant gas released into the atmosphere by a volc ano? WATER VAPOR Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward s book All the President s Men details what event in U .S. history? WATERGATE SCANDAL Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward s book All the President s Men details what event in U .S. history? WATERGATE SCANDAL In the 1967 film Bonnie and Clyde, Clyde famously offers what terse description of the duo s occupation? WE ROB BANKS Which of the following is the CORRECT name for the popular breed of dog much pri zed by Queen Elizabeth II? WELSH CORGI I Feel Pretty, America, and Tonight are all songs featured in what classic musical? WEST SIDE STORY Which of these is a popular carnival game in which you hit mechanical critters o n the head with a mallet? WHACK-A-MOLE In which of these films does Harrison Ford play a villain and not a hero? WHAT LIES BENEATH

The 1980 Devo song Whip It suggests a person must whip it in all but which of these scenarios? WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU A GONG Despite being only 10 sentences long, what children s book was adapted into a 94-m inute film in 2009? WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE The name for a food item popular in China, bok choy literally means what? WHITE VE GETABLE Actress Estelle Getty is best remembered for a TV role in which she always did w hich of the following? WORE A WIG In hip-hop lingo,the word shorty commonly refers to a what? YOUNG WOMAN You probably think this song is about you is a famously caustic lyric from what hi t song? YOU RE SO VAIN If a person was born in 1991, what birthday did they celebrate during the palind romic year? 11TH Which of these characteristics must be true about an Olympic-size pool? 50 METER S LONG In the 1994 movie Speed, a bomb is set to go off as soon as a bus s speed falls belo w what? 50 MPH Which of these animals commonly moves around using a technique known as knuckle-w alking ? CHIMPANZEES Clocking in at over 8 minutes,what psychedelic Beatles track is by far the longe st the group has ever recorded? REVOLUTION 9 Lands End, a mansion in Long Island built in 1902, is said to have inspired a fanc y home in what classic novel? THE GREAT GATSBY By definition, someone who is skirling is playing what type of musical instrument? BAGPIPES In the Oscar-nominated 2009 movie Fantastic Mr. Fox, who voices Mr. Fox? GEORGE C LOONEY What is the primary setting of the 1975 classic film One Flew Over The Cuckoo s Nes t MENTAL HOSPITAL Which of these states is longer from east to west than it is from north to south ? NEBRASKA As of 2010, what is the only state that does not have mandatory seat belt law fo r adults? NEW HAMPSHIRE What country s two official languages are French and Creole? HAITI What nut is a primary ingredient in the chocolate-flavored spread Nutella? HAZELNUT During deep sleep, a healthy adult s brain emits which of these kind of waves? DELTA On airplanes,a person s ears pop because of air moving through what part of the body ? EUSTACHIAN TUBE In 2010, what company s founder surprisingly donated $100 million to the public sc hools of Newark, NJ? FACEBOOK Which of these terms is used to refer to things that are suitable for either gen der? UNISEX The five interlocking rings on the Olympic flag are representative of what? CONTINENTS Years before starring in the movie Enchanted, what actress worked briefly as a Hoo ters waitress? AMY ADAMS The logo for the Goodyear tire company features the winged foot of what Roman go d? MERCURY In Apple s slogan, There s an app for that, the app mentioned is short for what? APPLICATION Cavendish is the most popular supermarket variety of what fruit? BANANA Considered one of the world s greatest soccer players, Cristiano Ronaldo hails fro m what country? PORTUGAL The lambada is a spirited ballroom dance originating in what country? BRAZIL In 1997, what state passed a law allowing its residents to cast absentee ballots from space? TEXAS Which of the following classic sitcom characters had only sisters for siblings? THEO HUXTABLE

Fittingly,which of these popular 20th century authors is buried in Tarzana,Calif ornia? EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS The 2006 movie Dreamgirls stars what pop singer as Deena Jones,the leader of a 196 0s soul trio? BEYONCE Closely related to a wallaby and another marsupial, a wallaroo is native to what continent? AUSTRALIA Doppler is the team mascot of what WNBA franchise? SEATTLE STORM Named for the writer who first popularized it,what questionnaire appears in issu es of Vanity Fair ? PROUST QUESTIONNAIRE In which of these countries might you find gauchos riding horses across lowlands c alled pampas ? ARGENTINA Which of these nouns is not commonly used as a slang verb meaning to dismiss from a job ? HORN Thought to be a combination of simon and napoleon, simoleon is an old-fashioned slang term for a what? DOLLAR BILL Someone who performs a handspring properly will finish by landing on what part o f his or her body? FEET Because of their unique shape, TiVo remote controls are often playfully referred to as what? PEANUTS Which of these ocean-dwelling creatures is named for its equine profile? OCTOPUS A dangerous type of what bug gets its name from the port town of Taranto, Italy? SPIDER Which of these European capitals is not located along the Danube river? BERN Before beginning her solo career, Aimee Mann was the lead singer of what 1980s p op band? TIL TUESDAY At five feet eleven inches, Michelle Obama is tied with whom for tallest First L ady? ELEANOR ROOSEVELT About boys, drama, and best friends in 2010 what reality star announced her upcomi ng novel, A Shore Thing? NICOLE SNOOKIE POLIZZI The 2010 headline Chaz is the Man refers to the recent major life change of what p op diva s eldest child? CHER By definition, a snickerdoodle is a what? COOKIE The iconic logo for Paramount Pictures features the summit of a mountain encircl ed by 22 what? SNOWFLAKES Which of these U.S. cities is located in the tri-state region known as Ark-la-Tx ? SHREVEPORT When an NFL head coach chooses to challenge a referee s ruling,he throws what colo r flag onto the field? RED In Robert Louis Stevenson s novel Treasure Island, Long John Silver has a pet parrot named what? CAPTAIN FLINT In The Star-Spangled Banner, the adjective perilous is used to describe what word? FIGHT In the late 1800s, William Boss Tweed led a corrupt political machine centered in what U.S. city? NEW YORK What country is famous for the scenic fjords that line its shores? NORWAY What TV drama s opening narration begins, My name is Michael Weston. I used to be a spy, until BURN NOTICE Though he often just goes by his first name,celebrity physician Dr.Drew has what surname? PINSKY Contestants on the singoff in 2010, the Whiffenpoofs are an a capella group from what university? YALE Named for a city in Poland,what food has been described as a bagel that s lost insi de a Polish joke ? BIALY Since 1916, Nathan s Hot Dog Eating Contest has been held annually at what iconic New York locale? CONEY ISLAND According to legend,the ghosts of Anne Boleyn and Sir Walter Raleigh haunt what London landmark? TOWER OF LONDON The Lido deck on a cruise ship takes its name from a historic seaside resort are a in what city? VENICE,ITALY

What presidential last name can be typed using just the right-hand side of a sta ndard keyboard? POLK As of 2011,which of the following has never been the title of a reality show abo ut making cakes? CAKE MIX Which of these branches of mathematics would a student most likely learn first? ARITHMETIC Which of these animals has the longest gestation period, lasting an average over 20 months? ELEPHAND Besides elephants and rhinoceroses,what other animals are considered pachyderms? HIPPOPOTAMUSES Which of these countries lies in the coffee-producing region of the world known as the bean belt ? COLUMBIA Though it later became associated with Christie Brinkley, Billy Joel s hit Uptown G irl was originally about whom? ELLE MACPHERSON Referring to an old-fashioned term for feline appreciation,which of these is the name of a long-running magazine? CAT FANCY First found in the U.S. in 1999,West Nile virus is primarily transmitted by what ? MOSQUITOES Which of these trademarked kitchen products is a form of acrylic? CORIAN Until his abrupt dismissal in 2011, John Galliano had been head designer of what fashion house since 1996? CHRISTIAN DIOR In the 2004 movie Sideways, wine lover Miles adamantly states that he will not dri nk what varietal? MERLOT The name of the restaurant chain Au Bon Pain is a French expression meaning place of good what? BREAD In hiking, the marks on trees that indicate the trail are called what? BLAZES What fashion designer is typically credited with inventing the little black dress ? COCO CHANEL Which of these actors is a devout Buddhist who has studied with the Dalai Lama? RICHARD GERE At Disneyland Paris, Le Chateau de la Belle au Bois Dormant is the castle for what fairy tale heroine? SLEEPING BEAUTY The adrenal,thyroid and pituitary glands are important components of what bodily system? ENDOCRINE Which of these TV characters commonly buzzed friends into his home using a two-w ay intercom? JERRY SEINFELD He is a very good little elephant is a line in the popular child s tale A Story of who ? BABAR What state contains the ten tallest peaks in the U.S. ALASKA If you wanted to visit the Geographic Center of North America, you d have to go to w hat U.S. state/ NORTH DAKOTA Myology is the scientific study of what? MUSCLES An expensive building material, particle board is made by pressing together smal l pieces of what? WOOD The first word of the national anthem of the U.S., O say, can you see, is what par t of speech? INTERJECTION The expression I ll be a monkey s uncle was popularized by skeptics of what scientist s theories? CHARLES DARWIN Which of these characters is from the 1978 movie Grease and not the 1988 movie Hair spray? MARTY MARASCHINO Which of these apple varieties shares its name with a well-known mountain in Jap an? FUJI Which of these cocktails typically requires the use of a bartending tool called a muddler? MOJITO At which of these food retailers are about 80% of the products on the shelves th e store s own brand? TRADER JOE S What was the relationship of fashion designer Donatella Versace to the late Gian ni Versace? SISTER A 1960s TV character played by Al Lewis, Count Vladimir Dracula is better known by what name? GRANDPA MUNSTER

Which of these is a show on the Fox Business Channel, and not a USA Network dram a/ FREEDOM WATCH Chevre, Montrachet, and Bucheron are all cheeses primarily made from the milk of what animal? GOAT The unconventional women of America s Jazz Age are commonly known by what nickname ? FLAPPERS West Point,the oldest military academy in the United States,is located on the ba nk of what river? HUDSON Not surprisingly,Wiz Khalifa s rap hit Black and Yellow served as what NFL team s unof ficial anthem in 2011? PITTSBURGH STEELERS A blanket or shawl made of colored squares sewn or crocheted together is called a what? AFGHAN Which Baldwin brother wrote The Unusual Suspect, an account of becoming an evangel ical Christian? STEPHEN As of 2010, which of these historic people has not been depicted on a Pez dispen ser? BENJAMIN FRANKLIN The 1929 stock market crash occurred in what month of the year? OCTOBER There s More Than Meets the Arch is the former motto of what U.S. city? ST LOUIS In 2011,what 66-year-old actress beat out Elle MacPherson to win L.A. Fitness Body of the Year poll? HELEN MIRREN The theme song Eye of the Tiger is featured in the third installment of what movie franchise? ROCKY Which of these glands are present only in a person s skin? SWEAT Which of these household appliances contains a vacuum tube called a magnetron? MICROWAVE OVEN Which of these classic fictional characters performs his on-the-job duties in a belfry? QUASIMODO Opponents of genetically modified food often refer to it by what scary name? FRANKENFOOD Popular at high school proms, an upto is a type of what? HAIRSTYLE The two countries in the world whose names come last alphabetically are both loc ated where? SOUTHERN AFRICA What vegetable s name is an answer to the common riddle What has eyes but cannot se e ? POTATO What former president s initials are U and S ? GRANT Before Barbara Bush, what First Lady s husband and son both served as U.S. preside nt? ABIGAIL ADAMS In the 1989 movie Field Of Dreams ,a mysterious voice inspires a farmer to build wh at in his cornfield? BASEBALL DIAMOND Able to rotate 360 degrees,SkyCity is a restaurant at the top of what U.S. landm ark? SPACE NEEDLE Which of these birds is able to fly? FLAMINGO Known as The Flying Lady, the hood ornament on Rolls-Royces is officially called Th e Spirit of what? ECSTASY In a hit song from 1982,Thomas Dolby revealed She Blinded Me With what? SCIENCE Captain Edward John Smith famously piloted what historic craft? RMS TITANIC In 2008, Saved by the Bell alum Mario Lopez became host of what entertainment news show? EXTRA In Twilight, Edward and Bella listen to a recording of Claire de Lune, a famous pian o piece by what composer? CLAUDE DEBUSSY In the agency abbreviation EEOC, the first E stands for equal and the second stands for what? EMPLOYMENT What famous historical figure s dying words were, Hold the cross high so I may see it through the flames ? JOAN OF ARC In a 2003 bestselling novel, Mitch Albom writes about The Five People You Meet whe re? IN HEAVEN Which of these words contains an umlaut? DOPPELGANGER In the name of the famous 1980s British band,what word follows Psychedelic ? FURS Once dubbed The Notorious B.A.G. by the media,Brian Austin Green starred in what 90

s teen drama? BEVERLY HILLS,90210 In the film Million Dollar Baby, Maggie wears a robe labeled Mo Cuishle, a saying in what language? GAELIC By definition,a gullywasher is a sudden,strong what? RAINSTORM Which of these has never been the title of a reality series about people who att empt to flip houses? ON THE FLIP SIDE The Parris Island Marine Corps Recruit Depot is located in what state? SOUTH CA ROLINA Boston s Ted Williams tunnel is named in honor of a legendary player in what sport ? BASEBALL A popular maker of parenting accessories, the Babybjorn company is headquartered in what country? SWEDEN Walt Whitman s poem When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom d was written as an elegy f or what notable American? ABRAHAM LINCOLN On The Lord Of The Rings:The Return of The King soundtrack,Renee Fleming sings in what language? SINDARIN Slangily used to describe a curvaceous woman, the Yiddish word zaftig literally me ans what? JUICY According to an old expression, Great oaks grow from little what? ACORNS Kiddingly referred to as the only food that is made backwards, Edam is a type of w hat? CHEESE Before starring in Scrubs, Sarah Chalke was dubbed The other Becky for her fill-in ro le on what TV show? ROSEANNE Founded in London in 1766,Christie s is one of the world s oldest what? AUCTION HOUSES In the wireless phone abbreviation 4G, the G stands for what? GENERATION What sci-fi movie depicts an ageist, futuristic world in in which people over 30 are systematically shot? LOGAN S RUN Known for his unique batting stance, which of these Hall of Fame ball players wa s nicknamed The Man ? STANLEY FRANK MUSIAL Rocky Top is one of the official songs of what state? TENNESSEE The 1954 work Flag was the first in a famous series of paintings by what American artist? JASPER JOHNS According to census data, the language most frequently spoken in U.S. homes, bes ides English, is what? SPANISH Responding to charges that her cuisine leads to obesity,what TV chef once said I m your cook,not your doctor! ? PAULA DEEN What actor s mother reportedly named him after he kicked her in the womb while she was looking at a Da Vinci painting? LEONARDO DICAPRIO What animals are some of the only adult vertebrates with the ability to regrow a limb that has been cut off? SALAMANDERS Someone or something that is given up for the common good is often called the sac rificial what? LAMB A blacksmith works primarily with what metal? IRON Since 1955, what has been the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival? GOLDEN PALM Buzz Aldrin served as the model for which of these popular award statuettes? MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARD Based on the childrens books, the main characters of the Nick Jr TV show Olivia are what animals? PIGS In 1876, what inventor uttered the now-famous words, Mr. Watson, come here, I wan t to see you ? ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL Which of these events derives its name from a Greek word meaning to dip ? BAPTISM The TV shows Glee, and Freaks and Geeks are both set at high schools named after whi ch U.S. President? WILLIAM MCKINLEY Adding an a to the end of what president s surname gives the name of a wildly popula r 19th-century dance? JAMES K.POLK On the TV show Throwdown, chefs are challenged to a cook-off of their signature di sh by what star chef? BOBBY FLAY A close friend of her Greek actor father,Telly Savalas was the godfather of whic

h of these movie stars? JENNIFER ANISTON At the 1936 Olympics, Jesse Owens shocked the host nation by winning 4 golds in what event? TRACK AND FIELD A prissy blonde brat named Nellie Oleson was a memorable character on what TV sh ow? LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE As a boy,Louisiana governor Piyush Jindal named himself Bobby after a character on what sitcom? THE BRADY BUNCH What is the name of Robert De Niro s star-obsessed character in the 1983 film King of Comedy ? RUPERT PUPKIN Introduced in 1979,Croakies were designed to prevent people from losing what fas hion accessory? GLASSES Who is the only person who has won Emmys for both Lead Actress in a Drama and Le ad Actress in a Comedy? EDIE FALCO What animalistic sound is sung throughout the 1978 Warren Zevon hit Werewolves of London ? AHOOOOO! The square dance move do-si-do is derived from the French phrase dos-a-dos, which tr anslates to what? BACK-TO-BACK To make paper-mache,kids traditionally dunk newspaper strips into paste made fro m water and what? FLOUR In 2010,country star Kenny Chesney s 40-acre home was all wet when floods washed o ver what city? NASHVILLE Which of these words is derived from the popular name of a notorious London ment al institution? BEDLAM Dee Brown s bestselling history of the American West is titled Bury My Heart where? AT WOUNDED KNEE An old way of wondering if a new product or work of art will have mainstream suc cess asks, Will it play here? IN PEORIA In what country do people normally answer the phone by saying Moshi, moshi ? JAPAN Doppler is the team mascot of what WNBA franchise? SEATTLE STORM Filled with warm, slightly salty water, a neti pot is used for treating what com mon condition? SINUSITUS In his 1989 book From Beirut to Jerusalem, Thomas Friedman recounts a journey he o nce took from Lebanon to where? ISRAEL Two small antelopes can beat a big one is a traditional proverb in which of these countries? GHANA People who are getting Xrays taken commonly wear protective bibs containing what metal? LEAD A muumuu is a loose-fitting dress traditionally worn where? HAWAII Named for a famous poet, Pushkin Square is a busy intersection in what world cit y? MOSCOW The fantastical lands of Gondor,Mordor,and the Shire feature prominently in what author s fiction? J.R.R. TOLKIEN A breakthrough in fashion, jeggings are leggings designed to look like what? JEANS As of 2010, Athina Rousell de Miranda is the only surviving heir to whose vast f ortune? ARISTOTLE ONASSIS What musician wrote the 1989 bestseller, Tales from Margaritaville ? JIMMY BU FFETT What tattooed celebrity has the name of his three sons, Brooklyn, Romeo, and Cru z, inked on his back? DAVID BECKHAM Before starring in ABC s Modern Family, Ed O Neill was best known for playing what cla ssic TV dad? AL BUNDY Which of these singers could sing EIEIO if she sang only the vowels in her name in a row? CELINE DION What comedian s production is named Happy Madison, a play on the titles of his two films? ADAM SANDLER In 1984, the NBA Championship Trophy was renamed to honor what legendary NBA Com missioner? LARRY O BRIEN In 2010, what philanthropist announced plans to give away 99 percent of his esti

mated $47 billion fortune? WARREN BUFFETT In 1966, rock guitarist James Hendrix officially changed the spelling of his fir st name to what? JIMI Because he shares his name with his late father,what NASCAR superstar is popular ly known as Junior ? DALE EARNHARDT Retired New York Yankees uniform number 3 belonged to which baseball great? BABE RUTH What football icon lends his name to one of the top-selling video franchises of all time? JOHN MADDEN The 2010 documentary 4192:The Crowning of the Hit King examines the career of what legendary athlete? PETE ROSE What actor delivers the oft-misquoted line, That dirty, double-crossing rat in th e 1931 film Blonde Crazy ? JAMES CAGNEY Fluent in French, what actress often dubs her own lines for the French language versions of her films? JODIE FOSTER In the United States,National African American History Month is celebrated when? FEBRUARY Translating to Fashion Dispatch, what 80s band took its name from a French fashion magazine? DEPECHE MODE Which of these poultry-peddling fast food chains is famous for always being clos ed on Sundays? CHICK FIL A La Petite Roche, a riverside rock formation once used for navigation, inspired t he name of what state s capital? ARKANSAS Which of these grocery items is commonly sold in a container that features a gab led top? MILK Fierce, ferosh, and hot tranny mess are all catchphrases coined by what popular realit y star? CHRISTIAN SIRIANO What reality star had her famous catch-phrases I die! and Bananas! trademarked in 20 09? RACHEL ZOE When you use a key resource to gain advantage in a deal,it is said that you are playing what kind of card ? TRUMP Challenging players to win control of an island,a wildly popular board game is k nown as The what of Catan ? SETTLERS Playing himself,what TV actor pays for the burger feast at the end of Harold & Ku mar Go to White Castle ? NEIL PATRICK HARRIS Which of these cities in Michigan shares its name with a cryptocrystalline varie ty of the mineral quartz? FLINT Since 2002,Carson Daly has hosted a very late night show with what apt name? LAST CALL In a 1970 hit song, James Taylor sings, I ve seen fire and I ve seen what? RAIN What classic rock song s first line urges you to get your motor runnin, head out on the highway ? BORN TO BE WILD Which of these creatures are on display in the Nocturnal House at the Cincinnati Zoo? BATS Patients who elect to have malar augmentation surgery wish to increase the size of their what? CHEEKS Each May, what European country observes National Windmill and Pumping Station D ay? THE NETHERLANDS Which of these Broadway musicals was inspired by a famous painting? SUNDAY I N THE PARK WITH GEORGE Which of these political pundits is nicknamed The Ragin Cajun? JAMES CARVILLE The term Polyanna refers to a person who is excessively what? CHEERFUL Moet & Chandon s headquarters in France features a statue of which of these French icons? DOM PERIGNON Teen superstar Miley Cyrus dances in and around a cage in her music video aptly titled Can t be what? TAMED In Spain On The Road Again, chef Mario Batali explores the cuisine of all but which of these cities? PALERMO What is the CORRECT term for someone who is a member of The Mafia? MAFIOSO On the pronunciation of her last name, what actress has explained that it s like th

e lettuce? REBECCA ROMIJN In 2010, Russell Brand and Katy Perry were quietly married near what country s Rat hambore tiger sanctuary? INDIA On the Simpsons, what member of the Simpson family is commonly seen sucking on a pacifier? MAGGIE Which branch of the U.S. military was founded most recently? AIR FORCE On the 2010 Forbes 400 list, what billionaire identifies himself as residing in Medina, Washington? BILL GATES Which of these animal classifications best describes the traditional symbol of t he Republican Party? PACHYDERM Which of these songs by the Beatles contains three different pronouns in its tit le? I ME MINE What U.S. state is home to England s historic London Bridge, which was dismantled and moved in 1968? ARIZONA What company s iconic logo was created by an Oregon college student in 1971 for ju st $35? NIKE What actor donned fake chest hair and a bald cap for a cameo in the 2008 comedy T ropic Thunder ? TOM CRUISE What popular TV program began as a local talk show called AM Chicago? OPRAH A traditional Hawaiian pizza is topped with an unusual combination of pineapple an d what? HAM A bushel is a standard unit originally used to measure the weight of what? GRAIN The family drama 7th Heaven launched the acting career of which of these Hollywood stars? JESSICA BIEL Hollywood s star-studded Walk of Fame is centered at the famous intersection of Ho llywood Blvd and what? VINE What country s annual film awards are called The Goyas ,named for its celebrated nati ve artist? SPAIN Located in New York, the National Tennis Center is named in honor of what famous athlete? BILLIE JEAN KING In The Matrix film series, the character Neo was born with what first name? THOMAS Which of these movie stars got her famous last name from her first husband? DEMI MOORE Famous for playing a butcher, what eccentric actor has taken time off to work as a cobbler? DANIEL DAY-LEWIS In 2006,the International Astronomical Union downgraded Pluto from planet to wha t lesser celestial body? DWARF PLANET Most experts would agree that which of these kitchen staples is the best way to treat a jellyfish sting? VINEGAR What 60s TV show peppered its fight scenes with words such as kapow or biff flashed onto the screen? BATMAN In 2010,an Oregon man changed his name to Captain Awesome in honor of a character from what TV show? CHUCK In cartoons,Tweety Bird is often portrayed as the pet of a woman simply referred to by what name? GRANNY Latin is the official language of which of these small European countries? VATICAN CITY A 1995 documentary subtitled Hollywood Madam examines the rise and fall of what sc andalous figure? HEIDI FLEISS Inspired in part by a jazz legend,what did Sandra Bullock name her newly adopted baby boy in 2010? LOUIS Which of these children s games uses a spinner to determine a player s move? CHUTES AND LADDERS Tonic water is distinctively flavored because it contains what chemical? QUININE In 2009, which of these Family Guy characters moved to Stoolbend, VA to star in hi s own spin-off? CLEVELAND BROWN In 2010, an out-of-control Amish teenager led police on a wild one-mile chase in

volving what? HORSE-DRAWN BUGGY Who Do You Think You Are is a question repeatedly posed to the Mr in what hit song? MR. BIG STUFF In 2011, the Oxford English Dictionary added an entry for Dutch colonial, a term u sed to designate a style of what? ARCHITECTURE What firearm shares its name with a classic Beatles album? REVOLVER In 2008, who became the first rock musician ever to be awarded a Pulitzer Prize? BOB DYLAN What popular toy was created when engineer Scott Stillinger tied together a bunc h of rubber bands? KOOSH BALL In 1820,Maine became the 23rd state in the Union by separating from what other s tate? MASSACHUSETTS The 2010 Bravo Series Bethenny Getting Married is a spin-off of what Real Housewive s edition? NEW YORK CITY Which of these famous teenagers is a black belt in karate? TAYLOR LAUTNER Which of these famous WWII battles took place on a Pacific island? IWO JIMA Which of these continents lies in the Northern,Southern,Eastern and Western Hemi spheres? AFRICA What U.S. state s 3 most populous cities all have names beginning with the letter C ? OHIO Performed to assist breathing, a tracheotomy is a surgery on what part of the bo dy? WINDPIPE Which of these natural wonders is a well-known example of a chasm? GRAND CA NYON Which of these old cities shares its name with a popular brand of Mexican food pro ducts? OLD EL PASO In 2011,Lady Gaga s single Born This Way was criticized as being a rip-off of what 198 9 Madonna hit? EXPRESS YOURSELF Made by combining milk with a sweetened coffee syrup, coffee milk is the official beverage of what U.S. state/ RHODE ISLAND What U.S. state was denied statehood until 1896, after it agreed to ban the prac tice of polygamy? UTAH Meant to symbolize hard work and productivity,the beehive is the official emblem of what U.S. state? UTAH A famous auto racing venue,the Bonneville Salt Flats occupy over 30,000 acres of what U.S. state? UTAH As-Salaam Alaikum, which means peace be unto you, is a traditional greeting among wh om? MUSLIMS The prestigious Juno Award is the Canadian equivalent of what American honor? GRAMMY An iconic road sign located just south of the Los Vegas Strip welcomes visitors to what? FABULOUS LOS VEGAS What gaseous element makes up about 70 percent of the mass of the Sun? HYDROGEN Also known as the striped polecat,the zorilla closely resembles what other black and white animal? SKUNK Which of these vegetables is also known as the Mexican turnip ? JICAMA Which of these singers had a Top 40 song with a title that begins with the lette r X ? OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN Michael Jackson s father shares his name with a famous baseball player who had wha t nickname? SHOELESS In mathematics,what punctuation mark is commonly used between numbers to indicat e a ratio? COLON Shot in his hometown, Ben Affleck s 2010 film The Town takes place in what U.S. city ? BOSTON Which of these U.S. cities social elite were commonly known as brahmins in the 19th century? BOSTON The Oscar-winning film No Country for Old Men was adapted from a novel by what aut hor? CORMAC MCCARTHY In Greek mythology,who is the goddess of the rainbow? IRIS Because it is thought to be easier than other sciences,what college course is ni

cknamed Rocks for Jocks? GEOLOGY Hailed as a must-have for new parents, Sophie is a French-made baby s chew toy in th e shape of what animal? GIRAFFE Which of these natural wonders is a cataract? NIAGARA FALLS Since 2003,the Heart Truth campaign has presented a NY fashion show in which cel ebrities don what color dresses? RED What color is created when blending the standard billiard ball colors seen on th e eight ball and the cue ball? GRAY Timothy Q.Mouse initially frightens,but then befriends the title character of wh at classic Disney film? DUMBO The Queen song Bohemian Rhapsody mentions which of these great thinkers in its lyr ics? GALILEO A staple of Argentinean cuisine, asado is a dish consisting of meat cooked using what technique? GRILLING Ariel s Beginning is the sub-title of a 2008 straight-to-DVD prequel of what animate d Disney movie? THE LITTLE MERMAID IN the quality inspection process known as candling, which of these foods is held in a bright light? EGGS The title of a famous show tune from the 1949 musical South Pacific, Bali Ha i is a wh at? ISLAND What unit of measure is still based on a century-old platinum-iridium cylinder k ept near Paris, France? KILOGRAM In 1994, Texas native Tom Ford began his legendary tenure as creative director o f what Italian label? GUCCI Surfer dude feuds with teacher while teenage girl loses her innocence summarizes w hat movie s plot? FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH Named for the artist s last name, who released the number-one album Raymond v. Raym ond in 2010? USHER Which of these bodies of water was named for the oysters once harvested there? PEARL HARBOR Author and etiquette guru Judith Martin writes a newspaper column under the pen name Miss what? MANNERS Biological Sciences is one of the four sections that make up which of these stan dardized tests? MCAT What trade magazine is famous for its distinctive jargon,inventing words like bof fo and whammo ? VARIETY Which of these words is a fancier way of saying a lie ? MENDACITY In the federal law known as RICO, the R stands for what? RACKETEER Cameras that allow users to see exactly what picture will be taken are often lab eled SLR, or single lens what? REFLEX In Avatar, the humans infiltrate Pandora in order to raid its supply of what hig hly valuable mineral? UNOBTAMIUM In what body of water are the islands collectively known as the Grecian Archipel ago found? AEGEAN SEA Children put Shrinky Dinks into what in order to make them shrink? OVEN Which of these words means both to stick together and to split apart ? CLEAVE A popular snack food for children, string cheese is normally made from what type of cheese? MOZZARELLA In a Beverly Cleary book, Ramona Quimby famously misunderstands the instruction to sit here for the what? PRESENT Explicitly taking on the iphone, in 2009 Motorola released a smartphone with whi ch futuristic name? DROID The Washington Monument was modeled after the obelisks built by what ancient emp ire? EGYPTIAN The word alphabet is derived from alpha and beta, the first two letters of what alphab et? GREEK Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger was born in what country? GERMANY What city s subway has white-gloved platform pushers that cram commuters into crowde d trains? TOKYO Which of these Shakespeare characters is guilty of regicide? MACBETH

In the Paul Simon song 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover, which of these names is mentio ned first? JACK Which of these performers was famous for saying in a deep voice, Thank you, thank you very much ? ELVIS PRESLEY Often heard at weddings, May the road rise to meet you is the start of what tradit ional blessing of what country? IRELAND The hat dance is a popular folk dance of what country? MEXICO Characterized as conformist and workaholic,the term salaryman refers to a white-co llar employee in what country? JAPAN Which of these actors is also a successful venture capitalist,who made a killing on an early investment in Skype? ASHTON KUTCHER Known as The Happiest Place On Earth, Disneyland is located in what California Cit y? ANAHEIM Deriving its name from the French word for melt, fondant is a creamy mixture mostl y used as what? CAKE ICING A familiar sight to people who excel at carnival games, the goldfish is technica lly a member of what fish family? CARP In 2011,what baseball Hall of Famer and Cardinals great was awarded the Presiden tial Medal of Freedom? STAN MUSIAL Before starring in the 1999 film,who was dubbed a real-life runaway bride after le aving her fiance,Kiefer Sutherland? JULIA ROBERTS What medical device was invented by a doctor who was too shy to put his ear to a lady s chest? STETHESCOPE A staple in Kate Middleton s wardrobe, a fascinator is an ornate type of what fash ion accessory? HAT In a 1971 hit song, Tom Jones sings, Whoa, whoa, whoa! She s a what? LADY Estrella de mar is the Spanish term for what ocean creature? STARFISH Which of these movie stars named Sean is a woman? SEAN YOUNG What actor established the Make It Right Foundation,which aims to build green hous ing in New Orleans? BRAD PITT Craigslist is a popular online message board that was created in 1995 to serve w hat U.S. city? SAN FRANCISCO What famous structure is topped by a 200-foot spire that was meant to be a dock for zeppelins? EMPIRE STATE BUILDING The word alimony comes from a Latin word meaning what? SUSTENANCE Whose work on sound recordings earned him a spot in the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2004? RAY DOLBY Which of these English towns is famous for the bath salts that come from its loc al springs? EPSOM In Spanish, which of these wines is not considered a vino tinto ? RIESLING In baseball, a balk is a deceptive and illegal motion made by what player? PITCHER The center of the human body is found at which of these body parts? BELLY BU TTON First used to describe certain jazz fans in the 40s,what term now refers to irony -loving youngsters? HIPSTER According to the OED,which of these shoe names also describes a person who spends his time in idleness ? LOAFER Notable for its narrow, curly outer leaves, which of these fancy green salads is also called curly endive ? FRISEE Featured in the popular Chinese dish lo mein, mein means what in Chinese? NOODLES Monte Carlo is a popular tourist attraction located in what part of the world? FRENCH RIVIERA The ruins of the ancient city of Pompeii are located in what country? ITALY Made with green and red food coloring, rainbow cookies are meant to resemble what n ation s flag? ITALY The Caribbean s Virgin Islands are divided between the U.S. and what European coun try? UNITED KINGDOM The popular lunch meat baloney,sometimes spelled bologna,takes its name from a c ity in what country? ITALY

What creatures are typically featured in a museum s Hymenoptera collection? BEES As its name implies, Dwell magazine is dedicated to what subject? HOME DES IGN When their perimeters are of equal length, which of these shapes always has the largest area? CIRCLE In which of these sports do players not serve the ball at the start of play? FIELD HOCKEY A popular kind of sushi, a California roll commonly features what kind of imitati on seafood inside? CRAB Which of these singers could sing EIEIO if she sang only the vowels in her name in a row? CELINE DION Which of these fabrics is named for a variety of goat found in a hilly region be tween India and Pakistan? CASHMERE Originating in Turkey, sultanas are a flavorful variety of what food? RAISINS Designed by Tiffany & Co.,the Commissioner s Trophy is awarded to the winners of w hat championship? WORLD SERIES Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens was known for favoring which of these fashion items? BOW TIES In a nod to the bird depicted on its face, the dollar coin of Canada is affectio nately known as what? LOONIE Which of these athletic pursuits is not one of the three events in a traditional triathalon? KAYAKING Which of these European countries is,in large part,a peninsula? ITALY What city s subway system is referred to by locals as The Tube ? LONDON What fitness trend often utilizes a piece of equipment called The reformer ? PILATES What is the name of the greedy corporation featured predominantly in the animate d movie Wall-E ? BUY N LARGE What NFL team s name was chosen to honor its large number of fans with Scandinavia n ancestors? MINNESOTA VIKINGS In 2007, Forest Whitaker won the Oscar for portraying Idi Amin, the former dicta tor of what country? UGANDA Which of these gemstones is named after a Russian czar? ALEXANDRITE A couple described as a Sam and Diane refers to the on-again,off-again duo of what classic sitcom? CHEERS Designed to keep criminals from profiting from their crimes,a Son of Sam law is na med after what infamous person? DAVID BERKOWITZ Now present in all 50 U.S. states, in 1962 the very first Wal-Mart store opened where? ARKANSAS Theodore Roosevelt National Park is located on the former site of the president s Elkhorn Ranch is what U.S. state? NORTH DAKOTA Former model Padma Lakshmi began hosting what popular reality competition series in 2006? TOP CHEF Thousand Island dressing is said to have gotten its name from a chain of islands that lie in what river? THE ST.LAWRENCE Fittingly,the entrance to Colorado s state capitol building features the phrase One Mile Above what? SEA LEVEL Which of these is not one of the four superheroes featured in the 2005 movie The Fantastic Four ? THE FLASH In Paris, the Moulin Rouge nightclub is located in what historic neighborhood? MONTMARTE Rich Riordan s best-selling kids book feature Percy Jackson s adventures with what fa ntastic group THE OLYMPIANS In 2000,a former member of what family band gave his newborn son the punny name J ermajesty ? THE JACKSON FIVE Sapparo is a major city of what Asian country? JAPAN The cover of what band s debut album appropriately features a picture of the ill-f ated Hindenburg? LED ZEPPELIN Set in an L.A. office building,the 1979 novel Nothing Lasts Forever, is the basis

for what 80s action film? DIE HARD The idea that tiny actions can lead to big,unexpected effects far away is popula rly known as what? THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT Caught by the FBI in 2011, Boston mob boss James Whitey Bulger inspired a characte r in what gangster movie? THE DEPARTED Which of these Las Vegas casinos is famous for its elaborate dancing fountains ? BELLAGIO Perhaps as a nod to its lead singer,what classic rock band titled one of its alb ums Morrison Hotel ? THE DOORS Known for its spreadable cheese wedges,the French brand La Vache Qui Rit has what name in the U.S.? THE LAUGHING COW In street lingo, Scratch is slang for what? MONEY A part of his signature wardrobe,what celebrity chef had an edition of Crocs nam ed after him in 2007? MARIO BATALI Named after her father, what best-selling author was born with the unusual name Howard Allen O Brien? ANNE RICE In 1959, Travelers Insurance began featuring what red item as part of its logo? UMBRELLA In what blockbuster classic does a character crawl inside a slain Tauntaun beast to keep from freezing? THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK A well-known term for a husband whose wife cheats on him is derived from which o f these bird names? CUCKOO The classic 1969 movie Easy Rider features two men riding cross-country by what? MOTORCYCLE Whereas the back of a coin is called its reverse, the front side is technically kn own as what? OBVERSE What urban clothing brand was co-founded by hip-hop mogul Jay-Z? FUBU U.N. Lifts Beluga Ban was the headline for a 2010 news story about international restrictions on what luxury item? CAVIAR A popular holiday dish that features a chicken stuffed inside a duck stuffed ins ide a turkey goes by what name? TURDUCKEN Often wrapped in lettuce leaves, barbecued short ribs called kalbi are a key par t of the cuisine of what nation? SOUTH KOREA What baseball player was the first to have his signature printed on a Louisville Slugger bat? HONUS WAGNER A tattoo with the message Remember Sammy Jankis figures prominently in what film? MEMENTO What grocery mascot is described as eight feet tall and five feet wide with thre e ice cubes on his head? KOOL-AID MAN Coloma, California marks what important event in U.S. history? THE GOLD RUSH In law,what is the term for a child who has been officially released from the co ntrol of his parents? EMANCIPATED In the NATO phonetic alphabet that begins Alpha,Bravo,Charlie, how do you spell USA ? UNIFORM,SIERRA,ALPHA In 218 B.C., Hannibal and his army famously crossed ALPS In 2010, a U.S. assemblyman advocated a bill to allow the Spanish pronunciation of what state s name? NEVADA Popularized by celebrity chef Rachael Ray,the term EVOO is an abbreviation for a t ype of what? OIL If an n is added to the end of it, what zodiac sign becomes the name for the anima l that symbolizes it? SCORPIO Which of these sports has a shot clock that gives players 24 seconds to try to sco re? BASKETBALL What popular U.S. tourist destination s exterior consists of 142 stainless-steel e quilateral triangles? GATEWAY ARCH By definition, a cooper is a person who makes or repairs which of the following? BARRELS The 1-wood golf club, used to strike the ball long distances, is better known by what name? DRIVER Like The New York Times, most newspapers run their hardest crossword puzzle on w

hat day? SATURDAY What cable series stellar ratings were once described by Entertainment Weekly as F angtastic! ? TRUE BLOOD Citing blood pressure risks, in 2010 the CDC claimed 90% of Americans were eatin g too much what? SALT The old farming adage knee high by the fourth of July usually refers to the approx imate height of what crop? CORN The popular Web show Easy to Assemble is appropriately set at what distinctive ret ail spot? IKEA Chartreuse is a yellowish-green color that gets its name from a similiarly-color ed type of what? LIQUER What weather-related term is in the title of a nursery rhyme with a line The old man is snoring ? RAINY In 2009, Chicago s famed Sear s Tower officially changed its name to what? WILLIS T OWER Born in 1938, what cartoon icon was inspired by a fleet-footed Disney critter name d Max Hare? BUGS BUNNY What athletes participate in Blood, Sweat, and Gears, an annual sporting event h eld in North Carolina? CYCLISTS Memorably featured in the O.J. Simpson trial,Bruno Magli is a luxurious brand be st known for making what? SHOES Although Nebraska is known as the Cornhusker State,what neighboring state annual ly leads the U.S. in corn production? IOWA You ll be a man, my son! are the famous last words of a popular Rudyard Kipling poem with what title? IF What food additive is the cause of a physical reaction known as Chinese restauran t syndrome ? MONOSODIUM GLUTAMATE The iconic phrase The Eagle has landed is forever linked to what historic event? FIRST MOON LANDING Which of these movies was released the earliest? BEVERLY HILLS COP Which of these key ingredients helps give traditional Worchestshire sauce its si gnature taste? ANCHOVIES Because of how they are paid, what Hollywood professionals are known as tenpercen ters? TALENT AGENTS Armistice Day, which later became Veterans Day, originally commemorated the end of what war? WORLD WAR I A recurring character by funnyman Russell Brand,Aldous Snow is the lead singer o f what fictional band? INFANT SORROW A secret menu item at Fatburger restaurants,the Hypocrite is a veggie burger toppe d with what fixing? BACON The interrobang is a fabricated punctuation mark that combines an exclamation po int with a what? QUESTION MARK Which of these landmarks selected as one of the New 7 Wonders of the World in 2007 was built most recently? TAJ MAHAL In 2010 what sitcom aired a live episode featuring Julia Lewis-Drayfus as Liz Lem on in flashbacks? 30 ROCK In 2010, Time.com announced the retirement of Takeru Tsunami Kobayashi, a legend i n what field? COMPETITIVE EATING In 1988,midwesterners Mark Badgley and James Mischka joined forces to become fam ous names in what industry? FASHION `Famous for their work on modernist furniture design, Charles and Ray Eames were related how? HUSBAND AND WIFE On the human body, the intercostal muscles are located where? RIBS Appearing in over 2600 periodicals around the globe, what is the world s most wide ly syndicated comic strip? GARFIELD About 30 seconds long, Think Music is the name of the familiar theme heard during t he final round of what game show? JEOPARDY Once dubbed The Notorious B.A.G. by the media, Brian Austin Green starred in what 9 0s teen drama? BEVERLY HILLS,90210 Which of these popular Web sites designates its most active users as PowerSellers

? EBAY Like TV s Lost, which of these movies features a fictional airline called Oceanic ? EXECUTIVE DECISION In the computer game The Oregon Trail, kids learn about U.S. history by pretending to be what? WESTERN PIONEERS What toy was once reportedly banned in Japan because people looked indecent when they used it? HULA HOOP Founded in 1984, what natural food brand bills itself as 7 Whole Grains on a Miss ion ? KASHI Before they hit it big, the Beatles replaced band member Pete Best with whom? RINGO STARR What classic children s book is subtitled How Animals Become Real ? THE VELVETEEN RA BBIT What TV sitcom was based on a novel by H.Richard Hornberger,a surgeon and Korean War veteran? M*A*S*H Which of these characters from the original Star Trek TV series speaks with a Russ ian accent? MR.CHEKOV What phenomenon is caused by the refraction and reflection of light passing thro ugh water droplets? RAINBOW Covering almost the entire body and marketed toward Muslim women,the Burqini is a modest type of what clothing? BATHING SUIT In 2011,a crashed truck in Georgia burst into flames because it was loaded with what highly flammable foodstuff? MARGARINE Which of these is the name of a common type of medium-heeled shoe worn by both m en and women? CUBAN HEEL Typically marking the end of a conversation,the Spanish phrase Vaya con Dios means what in English? GO WITH GOD Which of these Steven Seagal movie titles does not begin with a preposition? HARD TO KILL What words are on the official flag of the Salvation Army? BLOOD AND FIRE What type of clothing is a monokini? SWIMSUIT Founded in 1856, the Wurlitzer Company is famous for producing which of these it ems? JUKEBOXES In the 1895 novel The Red Badge Of Courage , Henry Fleming,the main character,is a young what? UNION SOLDIER What event was created in the 1920s to attract tourists to Atlantic City after L abor Day? MISS AMERICA PAGEANT In the Discover card logo,what natural event is depicted in the O in Discover ? SUNRISE Mentioned in the lyrics of The Star-Spangled Banner, a rampart is a what? BARRICAD E 1 Radioactive Bite,8 Legs and 183 Previews was the title of a 2011 review for what Broadway musical? SPIDER MAN:TURN OFF THE DARK In 1987,what Beatles song was banned by the BBC because of its lyric I d love to tu rn you on ? A DAY IN THE LIFE Which of these 1981 hits would best be described as a power ballad ? DON T STOP BELIEVING Lynne Spears s 2008 memoir Through the Storm chronicles the ups and downs of parenti ng a what? POP STAR Across the Universe is 2007 film that showcases the music of what legendary group? THE BEATLES Which of these literary children is not an orphan? ENCYCLOPEDIA BROWN As of 2011,what southern university has produced three Miss Americas and one Wil liam Faulkner? OLE MISS Standard issue for sailors and preppies,which of these shoes was designed to be worn on boats? TOP-SIDERS Since 1925, what food has featured an image of a Native American woman on its pa ckaging? LAND O LAKES BUTTER In his memoir, George W. Bush reveals his all-time low in office was hearing what rapper s harsh, post-Katrina comments? KANYE WEST

What supernatural film features a psychic giving a lonely widow the warning, Moll y, you in danger girl ? GHOST Which of these classic TV series featured a regular character who was a cross-dr esser? MASH Which of these historic events took place in New Jersey? HAMILTON-BURR DU EL In 1898,Swiss businessman Cesar Ritz established a now-famous what in Paris? HOTEL A small tool called an orange stick is most commonly used at what type of busine ss? NAIL SALON What company is referred to as The House that Jack Built? AT & T Doctors listen for Korotkoff sounds when they check what? BLOOD PRESSURE Before it was prescribed to help regrow hair,the drug minoxidil was developed to treat what condition? HYPERTENSION Which of these monuments is the only surviving structure of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World? GREAT PYRAMID OF GIZA What classic play features a character named Giles Corey and his memorable last words more weight ? THE CRUCIBLE Uncap what s inside is the slogan of what popular office supply brand? SHARPIE In the military, a Huey is a type of what? HELICOPTER In which of these classic musicals does Franklin Delano Roosevelt appear as a ch aracter? ANNIE According to its purported inventor the Brown Derby,all but which of these ingre dients are components of a Cobb salad? HAM Though trained as a doctor, Richard Jordan Gatling is best known for inventing a n early type of what? MACHINE GUN Until it was discovered to be toxic, asbestos was commonly used in buildings to guard against what? FIRE Agreeing that greed is good, what actor s ex-wife sued him for money earned on a 2 010 Wall Street sequel? MICHAEL DOUGLAS The 2002 of TV s Celebrity Boxing famously featured a bout between Tonya Harding and what infamous person? PAULA JONES In 2011,what secretive leader revealed that he had actually relinquished his pow ers to his brother back in 2006? FIDEL CASTRO Members of Gideons International are best known for their distribution of what i tems in hotel rooms? BIBLES Said to be invented by British officers in India in the 1800s, snooker is a form of what game? BILLIARDS The 2011 reality show La La s Full Court Life follows the former VJ and her marriage to what NBA player? CARMELO ANTHONY Before switching career paths,what prominent American studied clarinet performan ce at Juilliard? ALAN GREENSPAN Which of these classroom supplies is traditionally made of calcium carbonate? CHALK A caprese salad traditionally includes which of these ingredients? MOZZAREL LA CHEESE In 1998, Gus Van Sant directed Vince Vaughn in a shot-by-shot remake of what cla ssic Hitchcock thriller? PSYCHO The popular slang term nom, which refers to eating something yummy, derives from w hat Sesame Street character? COOKIE MONSTER Strike one the umpire said, is a line from what famous poem? CASEY AT THE BAT With handles shaped like bunny ears, the Rabbit is a popular high-end version of what kitchen utensil? CORKSCREW Which of these products comes in a pure cornstarch variety? BABY POWDER By definition, a parochial school is run by which of the following? RELIGIOU S GROUP Which of these foods is commonly sold in probiotic varieties? YOGURT What James Bond film gets its title from Bond s family motto Orbis non suffit? THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH What plastic toy comes with a pointing device called a planchette? OUIJA BO

ARD The Family Jewels of the British monarchy are kept under armed guard at what Londo n landmark? TOWER OF LONDON Familiar to viewers of Fox football broadcasts, the computer-animated mascot Clea tus is a what? ROBOT On what classic TV game show do contestants frequently chant No Whammies ? PRESS YO UR LUCK What classic work of literature is centered around a ship called the Pequod? MOBY-DICK As of 2010, what daytime show has won more Daytime Emmys than any other show in TV history? SESAME STREET What is Cliff Clavin? is the title of a classic Cheers episode in which Cliff appears on what TV show? JEOPARDY! Which of these classic novels was written by a man named after Ralph Waldo Emers on? INVISIBLE MAN Famous in her own right, handbag designer Kate Spade has a famous brother-in-law named David, who is a what? COMIC On March 4, 2010, baby Cecelia Marie Halpert was born on an emotional episode of w hat hit TV series? THE OFFICE In the U.S.,which of these holidays falls between the Fourth of July and Thanksg iving? LABOR DAY In 2010, which of these figures was vilified for his seemingly callous remark, I d like my life back ? CEO OF BP Most famous as TV s June Cleaver,Barbara Billingsley also had what famous line in the 1980 film Airplane! ? OH STEWARDESS!I SPEAK JIVE. Which of these modern inventions uses gyroscopes to operate? SEGWAY A popular Chinese proverb says, A journey of a thousand miles begins with what? A SINGLE STEP As the title of a 2006 documentary puts its, Who is Harry Nilsoon (And Why Is Eve ryone Talking About Him)? A SINGER A 2010 Time magazine article debunks the myth that what group of people are spoil ed,selfish,solitary misfits ? ONLY CHILDREN The Sinai Peninsula is a triangular piece of land that connects what two contine nts together? ASIA AND AFRICA The Spanish warning Esta caliente often appears on which of these containers? COFFEE CUP Which of these historic events took place in NJ? HAMILTON-BURR DUEL In the 1972 film The Godfather, Vito Corleone dies while playing with his grandson where? IN A TOMATO GARDEN Popular on college campuses, a capella singing is, by definition, performed how? WITHOUT INSTRUMENTS In a key scene from Gone With The Wind, Scarlett says As God is my witness,i ll never be what? HUNGRY AGAIN Exposure to sunlight would most likely help to cure a person suffering from whic h of these conditions? SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER Often called Rooster Sauce because of the image on its label, Sriracha is a popula r brand of what? HOT SAUCE Why do old newspapers turn yellow? BECAUSE OF OXIDATION In keeping with its name,what Web Site once billed itself as The World s Greatest R ecipe Collection ? EPICURIOUS.COM Able to swim for miles on end, what animal has the scientific name Ursus maratimu s? POLAR BEAR In an airplane,the flight data recorder and the cockpit voice recorder are often referred to as the what? BLACK BOX Which of these is a true statement about the letters in the standard Google logo ? BOTH G S ARE BLUE An apiculturist does what for a living? KEEPS BEES Though it sounds like something for a plumber, a piping bag is used by which of th ese professionals? PASTRY CHEF In 1996,Olympic gymnast Kerri Strug landed her gold-medal-clinching vault despit

e what injury? SPRAINED ANKLE With a traditional French manicure, a person s nails receive which of these treatm ents? WHITE POLISH AT THE TIPS Christina Aguilera fumbled the lyrics of the national anthem at Super Bowl XLV w hen she belted out what phrase? WHAT SO PROUDLY WE WATCHED Representing the number of letters in each word, 143? is a common text abbreviati on for what phrase? I LOVE YOU What terms refers to the tendency for shoppers to buy small comfort items during a recession? LIPSTICK EFFECT Which of these famous women was beheaded? MARIE ANTOINETTE Often part of a traditional Jewish wedding, the ketubah is a type of what? MARRIAGE CONTRACT In Apocalypse Now, Robert Duvall s character makes what declaration about his Viet C ong enemies? CHARLIE DON T SURF Love and Glamour is the name of Jennifer Lopez s sixteenth what? PERFUME Which of these common yoga positions involves standing on one leg? TREE POS E Said to have been created by Ric Silver in 1976,the crowd-pleasing Electric Slide is what kind of dance? LINE DANCE Introduced in 1559, the Vatican s Index Librorum Prohibitorum is a list of what? BANNED BOOKS If the countries were represented by their national flowers, what would be the 2 010 World Cup final match up? RED CARNATIONS VS. TULIPS Which of these foods is said to have negative calories because it requires more ca lories to eat than it provides? CELERY As compared to regular limes,key limes are typically what? SMALLER IN SIZE Which of these is equal in number to the number of items in a baker s dozen? ORIGINAL U.S. COLONIES Before becoming a TV mom, what was Kate Gosselin s profession? REGISTERED NURSE In an automobile,what does the tachometer measure? ENGINE SPEED Octothorpe is another name for what common computer keyboard symbol? NUMBER S IGN In Christianity, the ashes used on Ash Wednesday are traditionally made by burni ng what? PALM FRONDS A common Italian expression, dolce far niente means the sweetness of what? DOING NO THING In the U.S. a $100 bill is often referred to by what musical nickname? C-NOTE Despite its international sounding name, which of these foods was actually inven ted in the U.S? GERMAN CHOCOLATE CAKE Nicole Richie s first child,Harlow,was reportedly named after a famous 1930s what? MOVIE STAR According to the Constitution, the U.S. vice president also serves as the what? PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE Which of these French expressions means roughly the the same as a done deal ? FAIT ACCOMPLI Who is Marshal Bruce Mathers III? RAP STAR EMINEM Used to indicate academic honors, the Latin phrase magna cum laude literally means what? WITH GREAT PRAISE Many banks offer their account holders overdraft protection to guard against what financial mishap? BOUNCING A CHECK Two siblings born to the same mother less than a year apart are often cheekily d escribed as what? IRISH TWINS The term ad lib comes from the Latin phrase ad libitum, which roughly means what? AT ONE S PLEASURE Quit your jibba jabba! and Shut up,fool! are two phrases that can be played on a nov elty toy called what? MR.T IN YOUR POCKET In music industry lingo,an artist s record drops when it does what? GETS RELEASED According to a Navy tradition, sailors become shellbacks after doing what for the first time? CROSSING THE EQUATOR Daredevil motorcyclist Evel Knievel once earned a Guinness World Record for doin

g what 433 times? BREAKING A BONE The name of a type of Asian dumpling, won ton is Chinese for what two words? CLOUD, SWALLOW The government agency known informally as the VA primarily serves people who have done what? SERVED IN THE MILITARY Mentioned in the children s song The Farmer in the Dell, a dell is,by definition,a w hat? WOODED VALLEY In Pamplona s Running of the Bulls, brave tourists run through the streets wearing what distinctive piece of clothing? RED SCARVES Born in 1992,Frances Bean Cobain is the daughter of two musicians who were lead singers in what bands? NIRVANA AND HOLE Which of these famous melodies is traditionally played on a bugle? TAPS Endorsed by celebs like Jessica Simpson and Katy Perry,Proactiv is a what? ACNE TREATMENT When measuring a woman s measurements, as in 36, 35, 36? the numbers correspond to which of the following? BUST, WAIST, HIPS The landmark Supreme Court decision that made interracial marriage legal in the U.S. has what apt name? LOVING V.VIRGINIA In 1971 cult classic, what does an older woman say to a younger man when he says , I love you Maude ? I LIKE YOU HAROLD A key figure in the 2008 presidential election, Ohio native Joe Wurzelbacher is better known as what? JOE THE PLUMBER Which treat was the indirect result of a failed attempt by its inventor to make synthetic rubber? CHEWING GUM A cut of beef is said to be marbled if it is what? FLECKED WITH FAT A famous American Revolutionary War flag features a rattlesnake with what motto printed underneath? DON T TREAD ON ME What are renal calculi? KIDNEY STONES Since 1934, the Masters Golf tournament has been held in what U.S. city? AUGUSTA, GA Which of the following results in a professional bull rider being disqualified a nd receiving no score? HOLDING ON WITH TWO HANDS An English specialty,shepherd s pie consists of meat baked in a crust made from what hearty side dish? MASHED POTATOES According to legend, what did Mohammad Ali do with his 1969 Olympic gold medal? TOSSED IT IN RIVER The World Barista Championship is an annual event that tests competitors skills i n what activity? MAKING ESPRESSO DRINKS In 1930, Herman Fisher and Irving Price became the namesakes for a famous brand of what? CHILDREN S TOYS Since 1950, the College World Series has been played annually in which Midwester n city? OMAHA, NE A traditional whiskey sour is sour because it contains what? LEMON JUICE As any late infomercial knows, in the popular P90X workout program, the 90 refers to what? TOTAL DAYS OF THE PROGRAM Which of the following superlative phrases is true of Abraham Lincoln? TALLEST PRESIDENT Steak tartare consists of seasoned beef served in what distinctive manner? UNCOOKED In order to perform the Heimlech maneuver on a choking person,you usually put yo ur arms where? AROUND HIS WAIST In a familiar expression of caution, what phrase typically precedes Twice shy ? ONCE BITTEN In American Sign Language,an extended thumb and pinkie placed next to one s ear is the sign for doing what? MAKING A PHONE CALL Who is Alberto Contador? 2010 TOUR DE FRANCE WINNER Where does the German accent mark, the umlaut, appear in the brand name Haagan-Daz s? OVER THE FIRST A A fourth of July staple, a firework that periodically emits sparks and balls of fire is called a what? ROMAN CANDLE

Which of these nursery rhymes is about a treat traditionally eaten around Easter ? HOT CROSS BUNS Known early in the series as McDreamy, Patrick Dempsey s character on Grey s Anatomy what specialty? NEUROSURGERY Comedian Dan Whitney is better known by what stage name? LARRY THE CABLE GUY The Grandfather Paradox is a problem facing those attempting to unlock which of th ese scientific theories? TIME TRAVEL In health insurance parlance, the abbreviation PPO usually denotes what type of or ganization? PREFERRED PROVIDER A young,attractive woman who is married to a rich middle-aged man is often descr ibed as a what? TROPHY WIFE Used to refer to a computer s unique location in cyberspace, IP address is short for internet what? PROTOCOL ADDRESS Which of these would be an appropriate response to the Spanish question Que tal? MUY BIEN Which of these classic works of literature is a sequel? HUCKLEBERRY FINN What is the Wall Street lingo for a small company s stock that trades for under $5 a share? PENNY STOCK People who are cyberchondriacs obsessively use the Internet to hunt for what? MEDICAL INFORMATION Body mass index is a common measure of obesity based on weight and what other fa ctor? HEIGHT Played by Tony Shalhoub, the TV detective Monk suffers prominently from what medic al condition? OBSESSIVE-CUMPULSIVE DISORDER Which of these is the name for a chain of membership-only warehouse stores? SAM S CLUB Miners used to carry canaries into the mines in order to detect what? POISONOU S GASES The classic jingle for Toys R Us begins with the line I don t want to do what? GROW UP As its name implies,the trench coat is a wardrobe staple originally designed for what group of people? MILITARY SOLDIERS If you counted them, which of the following would total 36, 525? DAYS IN A CENTURY Great Britain s Chancellor of the Exchequer is the equivalent to what U.S. cabinet position? SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY The husband and wife duo of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg made headlines in the 195 0s as what? SOVIET SPIES In 2010,the long-running Cathy comic strip ended,with Cathy making what revelation ? SHE S HAVING A BABY GIRL A common problem during childhood, nocturnal enuresis is a medical term better k nown as what? BED WETTING In 2010,two-year old Indonesian Ardi Rizal gained worldwide notoriety for doing what? SMOKING 40 CIGARETTES PER DAY Aubergine, the British term for an eggplant, is also the name of a shade of what color? DARK PURPLE In one of 2010's biggest viral videos,a hiker laughs and cries for three minutes at the sight of a what? DOUBLE RAINBOW According to a classic American railroad song, Someone s in the kitchen with Dina do ing what? STRUMMIN ON THE OLD BANJO In 1927,Charles Lindbergh flew the first solo,non-stop transatlantic flight aboa rd what aircraft? SPIRIT OF ST.LOUIS Despite its name, which of the following is an actual type of meat? SWEETBRE AD The U.S. government issues federal Stafford loans to help borrowers pay for what ? EDUCATION A type of clay pottery, tera cotta takes its name from an Italian phrase meaning what? BAKED EARTH Inventor Amos Bose is famous for developing a high-end variety of what? STEREO S


PEAKERS Before starring in the Adam Sandler comedy Just Go With It, Brooklyn Decker was mo st famous for being a what? SWIMSUIT MODEL Because the country is at such high altitude,Tibet is known by what homey nickname ? THE ROOF OF THE WORLD Which of the following is equal to one century? FIVESCORE YEARS Which of these groups of geometric shapes has the most total sides? FIVE REC TANGLES By definition,a semicircle is what portion of a circle? ONE-HALF A mochaccino is traditionally made by adding what ingredient to a cappuccino? CHOCOLATE Because ultra-violet rays prompt the body to produce it, Vitamin D is often refe rred to by what nickname? SUNSHINE VITAMIN The Web site Stubhub.com is a popular place to buy which of the following? CONCERT TICKETS Thiamine, riboflavin, and niacin are three vitamins in a group commonly known as what? VITAMIN-B COMPLEX When stating a woman s measurements as in 36,25,36? the numbers correspond to which of the following? BUST,WAIST,HIPS Unaware he was starting an Internet fad,in 2007 Charlie Schmidt posted a YouTube video of his cat Fatso doing what? PLAYING A KEYBOARD American Idol reject William Hung became an instant celebrity due to his mangled version of what pop song? SHE BANGS The movies Spider-Man and Breakfast at Tiffany s both feature what cinematic cliche? KISS IN THE RAIN According to a well-known expression, a person who is dressed to the nines is wear ing what? FANCY CLOTHES What is the English translation of the Latin phrase mea culpa ? THROUGH MY FAULT By definition, a pseudologue does which of these things? TELLS LIES Now named for the last name of its inventor, what exercise system was first know n as contrology ? PILATES The combined populations of China and India make up approximately what percentag e of the world s total? 35 PERCENT Released by Apple in 1998, which of these gadgets is the earliest? IPOD Starting from the bottom, what is the order of colors found in traditional candy corn? YELLOW, ORANGE, WHITE In a 2009 documentary,comic Chris Rock examines the African-American fascination with what? GOOD HAIR In England, the word lorry refers to what type of vehicle? TRUCK The Lost Symbol is the latest in a series of Dan Brown novels that center on what protagonist? ROBERT LANGDON Which of these sports stars was not in the top 5 of Sports Illustrated s 2010 list of highest-earning athletes? PEYTON MANNING In 2010, a fed-up flight attendant on what airline dramatically deplaned via an inflatable emergency chute? JET BLUE In 2011,the Smithsonian acquired pieces from the set of what classic TV show and hippest trip in America ? SOUL TRAIN In what Denzel Washington movie does he say We didn t land on Plymouth Rock. Plymou th Rock landed on us! ? MALCOLM X The famous unsolved murder of actress Elizabeth Short inspired what 1987 James E llroy novel? THE BLACK DAHLIA Which of these U.S. presidents does not have a state capital named after him? GROVER CLEVELAND Drink, ye harpooners! is a line from what classic novel? MOBY-DICK The Broadway musical Spamalot is a stage adaptation of what classic movie comedy? MONTY PYTHON & THE HOLY GRAIL In 2011,FOX announced plans to remake what immensely popular Carl Sagan-hosted s cience series from 1980? COSMOS Emirates Airlines, the largest carrier in the Middle East, is headquartered in w hat city? DUBAI

A well-known aphrodisiac, the Spanish fly is not a fly, but rather a species of what insect? BEETLE Along with Bonaire and Curacao,what A island comprises the ABC Islands ? ARUBA The phrase get out of Dodge is commonly believed to refer to a city in what U.S. s tate? KANSAS The Sundance Film Festival is held every January in what U.S. state? UTAH Like graffiti, scratchiti is a form of what misconduct? VANDALISM The OPEC Oil cartel includes member nations from all but which of these continen ts? EUROPE What do the letters in the name of the drugstore brand Pepcid AC stand for? ACID CONTROL The jazz style known as Dixieland originated in the early 20th century in what S outhern city? NEW ORLEANS Bel Air,Brentwood,and Westwood are neighborhoods in what metropolitan area? LOS ANGELES Fittingly,the first Filene s Basement was located below a store called Filene s in w hat big city? BOSTON Consisting of food served in a specialized box, bento is a popular type of meal na tive to what country? JAPAN In what movie does a character quiz his fiancee on the Baltimore Colts before ag reeing to marry her? DINER What is the term for the stage of pregnancy during which a mother begins to feel her baby moving? QUICKENING Which popular reality show is based out of the island town Unalaska,Alaska,bette r known as Dutch Harbor ? DEADLIEST CATCH If it could talk, the traditional animal symbol of the Democratic Party would mo st likely say what? HEE-HAW! Two cows,make em cry is diner slang for an order of two hamburgers topped with what ? ONIONS Which of these activities involves a process known as purling ? KNITTING Dave Berry once wrote that there was no way to kill what plant that does not invo lve nuclear weapons ? CRABGRASS What is the less fierce-sounding given name of pro golfer Tiger Woods? ELDRICK A face mask is a common penalty in what sport? FOOTBALL Shel Silverstein spent over 3 years on the bestseller lists with his 1981 book A Light in the what? ATTIC If he lived in ancient Rome, what superhero might have gone by the name Homo Ferr eus ? IRONMAN Cockapoos are hybrid dogs created by breeding cocker spaniels with what other do gs? POODLES On TV s The Muppet Show, what muppet is often seen chained to his drum set? ANIMAL Stick-to-itiveness is a folksy synonym for which of these words? PERSEVERANCE Michael Balzary, bassist for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, is better known by what insect-inspired alias? FLEA Comic book hero Green Lantern uses what mystical accessory to unleash his otherw orldly powers? RING After picking his running mate for vice president,who wrote in his diary, It was m y decision,and I blew it ? GEORGE H.W. BUSH In 2010,what comic s live talk about his novel An Object of Beauty was deemed so bor ing guests were offered refunds? STEVE MARTIN Which of these Southern cities shares its name with a dance that was wildly popu lar in the 1920s? CHARLESTON What adjective is used to describe animals that emit light? BIOLUMINESCENT Site of the French Open,the tennis courts of Roland Garros feature clay surfaces of what color? RED Matching the guardsmen s tunics at Buckingham Palace,British telephone booths are traditionally what color? RED Hidden in the word mosquito is the name of the capital city of what South American country? ECUADOR Who was president of the Soviet Union when it formally dissolved in 1991?

MIKHAIL GORBACHEV Which of the following is a fancy word for the behavior that makes Pinocchio s nos e grow? PREVARICATION Located in Cleveland,Georgia,BabyLand General Hospital is the birthplace of what p opular children s dolls? CABBAGE PATCH KIDS Which of these is not one of the so-called BRIC countries, the four nations with the largest emerging markets? ROMANIA In common flavor of potato chips, sour cream is usually paired with what? ONION Which of these types of jewelry in standard sizes known as opera, princess and choker ? NECKLACE In the Bahamas, Oct 12th is Discovery Day, marking the arrival of what European explorer? CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS Which of these words contains an umlaut? DOPPELGANGER Which of these states is often referred to in the media as a flyover state ? KANSAS Including Sleepless In Seattle Meg Ryan has starred in four movies written by whom ? NORA EPHRON What country has the oldest written constitution that is still in effect? UNITED STATES When spelled as one word, what baseball hall of famer s last name means having a pH more than 7? AL CALINE Which literary character is a famous example of a picaresque hero, a lowborn chara cter who lives by his wits? HUCKLEBERRY FINN At health spas, slices of what vegetable are commonly placed over a person s eyes to reduce swelling? CUCUMBERS Which of these foods goes unmentioned in Sesame Street s song I Eat the Colors of t he Rainbow ? CAULIFLOWER What animal did Woody Allen once memorably describe as a rat with wings ? PIGEON Home to a famous breed of tiger,Bengal is a region located in what part of the w orld? SOUTH ASIA Which of these big names in aviation is also the first name of one of Sarah Pali n s children? PIPER From 1856 until 1939, the country of Thailand was officially known as what? SIAM What is the product of the famous perfume names Chanel No 5? and Chanel No 19?? CHANEL NO 95 Founded in 1999,Edible Arrangements specializes in edible bouquets primarily made of what? FRESH FRUIT In the 1945 novel Animal Farm, what animals control the government of the farm? PIGS Which of these names for a Mexican dish is also the Spanish name for a musical i nstrument? FLAUTA Known for creating her signature look,who was the official designer for First La dy Jackie Kennedy? OLEG CASSINI What religious sect congregates in buildings called Kingdom Halls? JEHOVAH S WITNESSES Sunni is the largest denomination of what religion? ISLAM What pop singer s videos often feature professional motocross racer Carey Hart,her husband since 2006? PINK Played by Kim Fields for all 9 seasons, Tootie on TVs The Facts of Life has what r eal first name? DOROTHY When he was assassinated in Dallas Texas in in 1963, John F. Kennedy was riding in what make of car? LINCOLN CONTINENTAL On a standard backgammon game, players move their pieces onto spaces shaped like what? TRIANGLES Which of these Charlie Chaplin movies was intended to make fun of Adolf Hitler? THE GREAT DICTATOR Which of these popular drugstore brands is used to treat the medical condition a ndrogenic alopecia? ROGAINE In a T-bone steak, the meat is attached to what T -shaped bone? VERTEBRA

Which of these geological features shares its name with a verb meaning to reach a stable level ? PLATEAU Scientific American claims that flowers will stay fresh longer when placed in wa ter mixed with which of these drinks? VODKA In 1881,the infamous Gunfight at the O.K. Corral took place in a city that is no w part of what state? ARIZONA In what U.S. state would you find Arches National Park,home to over 2,000 natura l sandstone arches? UTAH Which of these household cleaners shares its name with a figure from Greek mytho logy? AJAX Which of the following dishes is defined as a hearty soup usually containing fish or shellfish,especially clams ? CHOWDER Besides Righteous Kill, what other film features scenes between acting greats Al Pa cino and Robert De Niro? HEAT In orthodontics,dental braces that are fitted behind the teeth,so as not to be v isible,are called what? LINGUAL Until 1834, John Jacob Astor was America s most successful businessman in what ind ustry? FUR What TV actress first job was as one of The Love Boat Mermaids, a dance troupe on Th e Love Boat ? TERI HATCHER Commonly used in Central American cuisine, pernil is meat that comes from what a nimal? PIG In cop drama slang terms, a prepaid cell phone is called a what? BURNER Which of the following birds is not named for the sound it makes? ROBIN In 2010,what tell-it-like-it-is comedian replaced John O Hurley as the host of TV s Fam ily Feud ? STEVE HARVEY When TV advertisers refer to the all-important 18-49 demo, demo stands for what? DEMOGRAPHIC On Home Depot s web site, islands are items marked for what room of the house? KITCHEN The tradition of indoor Christmas tree decorating began in the 16th century in w hat country? GERMANY Senseless in Seattle and The Da Vinci Coma are Mad Magazine spoofs of movies starrin g what actor? TOM HANKS A Darwinist is,by definition,a believer of what concept? EVOLUTION The Blind Side depicts the troubled adolescence of Michael Oher, a linebacker draf ted by what NFL team in 2009? BALTIMORE RAVENS An opthamologist would most likely treat someone suffering from which of these a ilments? GLAUCOMA Though mostly free of it as an adult,which of these politicians grew up with a s trong stutter? JOE BIDEN Headlines exclaimed Aack! when it was announced that what long-running comic strip would end in 2010? CATHY In the U.S. the federal appeals courts are divided into thirteen separate units called what? CIRCUITS In England, what professionals are classified either as barristers or solicitors ? LAWYERS For years, Conan O Brien has poked fun of his decidedly unhip car, a 1992 what? FORD TAURUS Which of these singers had a hit Top 40 song with a title that begins with the l etter X? LINDA PONSTADT In the 2009 film Watchmen which character fittingly wears a mask decorated with in kblots? RORSCHACH Which of these talk shows is not considered a spin-off of The Oprah Winfrey Show ? THE WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW A popular ingredient in cookies, hazelnuts are also known as what? BUCKEYES Which of these 2010 movies held a premiere in Lexington, Kentucky, near where mu ch of it was filmed? SECRETARIAT What vegetable plant produces a soft,yellowish silk, often used in herbal remedies ? CORN

What kind of person suffers from what psychiatrists term pseudologia fantastica ? PATHOLOGICAL LIAR The romantic comedy Sleepless In Seattle ends with Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks finally meeting atop what landmark? EMPIRE STATE BUILDING In 2011,what Supreme Court justice opened up to the public about what it s like to grow up with type 1 diabetes? SONIA SOTOMAYOR Which of these soon-to-be stars did not appear in the 1983 movie The Outsiders? KEIFER SUTHERLAND One of the most translated books in the world, Anne Frank s original diary was pub lished in what language? DUTCH Which of these articles of clothing fittingly gets its name from the Spanish wor d for shade ? SOMBRERO Because it is released in stressful situations, which of these is known as the fi ght or flight hormone? ADRENALINE Hailed as a super-food, the much-hyped acai berry is harvested in which of these countries? BRAZIL Other than Antarctica, what continent has the smallest population? AUSTRALI A When it is July in the U.S., what season is it in Argentina? WINTER Suffered by many babies, colic is an unexplained condition characterized by long bouts of what? CRYING In women s fashion, a bodice is a garment specifically designed to cover what part of the body? TORSO What ballpark s ground rules states it s a double if the baseball sticks in vines on bleacher wall ? WRIGLEY FIELD Often called the poor man s koi, a shubunkin is a popular variety of what? GOLDFISH The U.S. Marine Corps motto is often shortened to Semper Fi, a phrase in which Fi is short for what? FIDELIS For most of the 1988 movie Working Girl, Melanie Griffith s character had what occup ation? SECRETARY The title of a 1955 Marilyn Monroe film suggests that spouses itch to stray after how many years of marriage? SEVEN The town of Riverside, Iowa claims to be the future birthplace of what fictional c haracter? CAPTAIN JAMES KIRK In 1984 David Stern became the commissioner of what sport s professional league? BASKETBALL A bit of folk wisdom warns that when you point a finger at someone, how many fin gers are pointing back at you? THREE Played by Garry Shandling,which of these iconic 90s TV characters was a neurotic late-night TV host? LARRY SANDERS Which of these fictional characters are described as being three apples tall ? SMURFS The birthplace of actress Portia de Rossi, Geelong is a port city located where? AUSTRALIA In its TV ads,which brand of cat food is known for featuring a fluffy white cat eating from a crystal goblet? FANCY FEAST According to official lore, whose birth was greeted by a double rainbow over sac red Mt Paektu? KIM JONG II What film critic gives out Golden Thumb awards to his annual Overlooked Film Fes tival? ROGER EBERT In 1839,what inventor first vulcanized rubber? CHARLES GOODYEAR Outraging conservationists, who said A tree is a tree, how many more do you need to look at? RONALD REAGAN In what language do written questions begin with an upside-down question mark? SPANISH What country is said to have cultivated the world s first orange carrot,in honor o f their king William of Orange? HOLLAND In Disney s Operation Dumbo Drop, U.S. soldiers attempt to bring what animal to a Vi etnamese village? ELEPHANT Which of these rodents are known for collecting bright, shiny objects and taking

them to their nests? PACKRATS The classic sitcom Seinfeld is often referred to as a show about what? NOTHING A tea cozy is commonly made out of what material? CLOTH Concerned with the protection of endangered elephants,eBay expressly forbids the sale of objects made of what? IVORY Espadrilles are a type of what? SHOES The game Uno has rules similar to what children s card game? CRAZY EIGHTS Established in 1867, the Marquess of Queensberry Rules set the modern framework for what sport? BOXING Which of these berries is believed to be a hybrid of the blackberry and the rasp berry? LOGANBERRY Pope Benedict XVI is the first pope in centuries to come from what country? GERMANY Inspired by the Scottish flag, the hero of the movie Braveheart wears what color p aint? BLUE Which of these comedies prominently features a fortune-telling carnival game cal led Zoltar Speaks ? BIG Who was both the last U.S. president of the 19th century and the first U.S. pres ident of the 20th century? WILLIAM MCKINLEY Typically preferring to wade rather than swim, which of these birds does not hav e webbed feet? CRANE Though it can be traced back to the 1500s, the proverb Tomorrow is another day was popularized by what author? MARGARET MITCHELL A Smithsonian exhibit features one of Celia Cruz s batas Cubanas ,which is a Cuban va riety of what? DRESS For several years,the male dancing company Chippendales has tried to copyright w hat signature look? CUFFS & COLLAR Now known as The Gospel of Wealth, the 1889 article arguing that the wealthy must aid society was written by whom? ANDREW CARNEGIE Referring to a meaningful science, the phrase the dog that didn t bark derives from which fictional detective? SHERLOCK HOLMES Which of these ancient Greeks is famous for writing Elements, an influential treat ise on geometry? EUCLID Replacing Angela Merkel, in 2010, who topped Forbes list of The World s 100 Most Pow erful Women ? MICHELLE OBAMA What U.S. president s mother was given the rather unusual first name Stanley? BARACK OBAMA Owned by Donald Trump, the Mar-a-Lago Club is a 126-room estate located in what resort town? PALM BEACH The animated spokesbird Sonny often spouts the catchphrase I m cuckoo for what? COCOA PUFFS Barack Obama s 1st name is derived from a Semetic word meaning what? Blessed The word fleabag is commonly used to describe a seedy or run-down what? HOTEL Commonly known as Prince Harry,Prince William s younger brother has what actual fi rst name? HENRY What comedy film ends with the lead character staging an elaborate puppet musica l about Dracula? FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL Because of its population, which state elects two senators but only one represen tative to Congress? DELAWARE Because its spelling was not firmly established at the time, what word is misspe lled on the Liberty Bell? PENNSYLVANIA Made with eggs and lemon juice, avgolemono is a traditional soup from what count ry? GREECE In the 2003 film The Last Samurai, Tom Cruise plays a soldier who goes to what cou ntry to train its warriors? JAPAN The Enlightenment was an 18th century movement also commonly known as the Age of what? REASON To a resident of the British Isles, which of these countries is commonly called T he Antipodes? AUSTRALIA The TV shows Glee and Freaks and Geeks are both set at high schools named after what

U.S. president? WILLIAM MCKINLEY What best-selling novelist copyrights his books under the name Garp Enterprises L td. ? JOHN IRVING Drugs known as beta blockers are commonly prescribed for which of these conditions ? HYPERTENSION Someone who is lily-livered exhibits what unflattering trait? COWARDICE Team Edward or Team Jacob is a passionate debate amongst readers of which of these authors? STEPHENIE MEYER Famous for his namesake curl ,how do you spell the nickname of hairdresser and chem ist Robert Redding? JHERI Important in South American cuisine, which of these foods has been called the sup ergrain of the future? QUINOA In 1909, who became the first President to be depicted on a circulating U.S. mon etary coin? ABRAHAM LINCOLN In 2001, which of these people was named Honorary Sergeant, Regular Army by Pres ident Clinton? SACAGAWEA Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to the U.S. Congress, was sworn in on a Koran once owned by what U.S. president? THOMAS JEFFERSON Which of these artists is notorious for singing through Auto-Tune pitch CORRECTi on software? T-PAIN In film credits,which of these actors is typically listed with his full middle n ame,and not just a middle initial? PHILLIP HOFFMAN Who is the youngest justice currently sitting on the U.S. Supreme Court? ELENA KAGAN Every year McDonald s offers its popular Shamrock Shake for a limited time during what month? MARCH Which of these Oscar-winning actresses won her Oscar for playing an Oscar-winnin g actress? CATE BLANCHETT Which of these women has never been married to Tom Cruise? Nicole Kidman Following suit with Princess Diana,Kate Middleton omitted what word from her wed ding vows to Prince William? OBEY The classic song Chattanooga Choo Choo immortalized a train station located in wha t Southern state? TENNESSEE Besides Meredith Vieira,who is the only woman to have won an Emmy for hosting a game show? BETTY WHITE Which of these music acts is not co-ed? COLDPLAY Sawing logs is a slang expression often used to describe someone who is doing what ? SNORING According to forklore, what legendary creature creates no reflection in a mirror ? VAMPIRE Which of these flowers has a common yoga pose named after it? LOTUS In the well-known acronym laser, the L stands for what? LIGHT Which of these jazz greats was often billed as The World s Greatest Trumpeter ? LOUIS ARMSTRONG What home product brand contributes $1 to its Loads of Hope charity program for ev ery bottle sold? TIDE Helping people cope with the current economy,The Recessionista blog primarily co vers what area of interest? FASHION A liger is an animal that results from the crossbreeding of a tiger and a what? LION In 1960, Mount Everest explorer Sir Edmund Hillary led an expedition to find wha t mythical creature? ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN To help fans pronounce it CORRECTly, comedian Louis Szekely typically spells his name how? LOUIS C.K. What Beverly Hills 90210? co-star competed on Dancing With The Stars a season after her fellow co-star Ian Ziering? JENNIE GARTH The Meltdown and Dawn of the Dinosaurs are both apt subtitles of sequels to what ani mated film? ICE AGE Because it means gentlemen, which of these words often marks the way to men s restro oms in Spanish-speaking places? CABALLEROS

Which of these elements is an active ingredient in calamine lotion? ZINC A tangelo is a cross between a tangerine and what other fruit? GRAPEFRUIT According to a popular legend, what pasta s shape is modeled after a woman s belly b utton? TORTELLINI Which of these branches of the Armed Forces operates F-16s? AIR FORCE Hell s Kitchen, Kitchen Nightmares, and MasterChef are reality shows hosted by what hot tempered chef? GORDON RAMSAY In the Charles Dickens novel A Christmas Carol, what is the last name of the young Tiny Tim? CRATCHIT Synchronicity , the last studio album by The Police, shares its name with a theory put forward by whom? CARL JUNG Harpo,Oprah s production company,shares its name with a character from a novel by what author? ALICE WALKER Named after two goddesses of love, Aphrodite Tera and Ishtar Terra are two promi nent regions on what planet? VENUS Equivalent to 20 bottles, which of these large bottles of champagne holds the gr eatest volume? NEBUCHADNEZZAR Twenty-five times the size of the Bonneville Salt Flats, the Salar de Uyuni Salt Flats are located where? BOLIVIA What country s current government was established in 1958 and is known as the Fift h Republic? FRANCE One of the world s steepest streets in a major city,Filbert Street is located wher e? SAN FRANCISCO In Greek myth,what form did Zeus assume when he seduced Leda? SWAN Spin Cycle, Scary-Go-Round and Rib Rage are all events on what hit TV game show? WIPEOUT Isaiah Mustafa plays The Man Your Man Could Smell Like in a surreal series of ads for what product? OLD SPICE Nahasapeemapetilon is the last name of what character on TV s The Simpsons ? APU Introduced in the 1980s, the Wacky WallWalker was a popular sticky toy in the sh ape of what animal? OCTUPUS Which of these words features four consecutive letters in alphabetical order? UNDERSTUDY Which of these vehicles often lacks handlebars? UNICYCLE Baseball s Brooklyn Dodgers got its name from fans who dodged what on their way to h ome games? TROLLEYS In 2011,Jay Carney replaced Robert Gibbs as President Obama s what? PRESS SE CRETARY A presumed expert at Mongolian beef,Huou was a 13th-century culinary pioneer and personal chef for whom? KUBLAI KHAN Because he unconsciously plagerized it, what artist shares his Forever Young royalti es with Bob Dylan? ROD STEWART Lymph nodes are an important component of what human body system? IMMUNE Opposed by Apple, using unapproved software on your iPhone is popularly referred to as what? JAILBREAKING From what country s controversial court case did the phrase a dingo s got my baby orig inate? AUSTRALIA Because he thought it would improve people s spirits,in 1920 Harry Burt named his ice-cream-on-a-stick invention what? GOOD HUMOR BAR Afrikaans and Zulu are just two of the eleven official languages used by what mu ltilingual nation? SOUTH AFRICA Which of these shoe companies shares its name with a type of antelopes? REEBOK What rapper s song Dear Mama was officially preserved in the U.S. Library of Congres s in 2010? TUPAC SHAKUR Engineered by scientists, the broccoflower is what type of edible? VEGETABL E In a cover of the song Proud Mary, Tina Turner sings And we re rolling,rolling,rollin g on the what? RIVER Containing a deadly toxin, the carefully-prepared Japanese delicacy fugu is what t ype of animal? PUFFERFISH

President Obama s speechwriter John Favreau, happens to share his name with the wr iter of what popular film? SWINGERS The 2002 film Windtalkers details the true story of how U.S. soldiers used what la nguage as a code during World War II? NAVAJO In 1956, Chuck Williams opened the first WIlliams-Sonoma store in what state? Darwin s theory of evolution was supported by observing which of these birds on th e Galapagos Islands? FINCHES Which of these words features all five vowels in alphabetical order? FACETIOU S Considered extremely contagious, what term is often used by children to essentiall y mean germs ? COOTIES What was the world s tallest man-made structure for over 45 centuries? PYRAMID AT GIZA Also a noted Broadway actor,Paul Lynde was most famous for being a regular guest on what game show? HOLLYWOOD SQUARES A plant or animal that grows and feeds on or in another organism is called a wha t? PARASITE In 2005, Dan Rather concluded his final show as a CBS news anchor with what fami liar sign-off? COURAGE Which type of nut puts the rocks in Haagen-Dazs Rocky Road ice cream? ALMONDS Home of Clawed the Eagle, American University is a private school located where? WASHINGTON, D.C. Members of Gideon International are best known for their distribution of what it ems in hotel rooms? BIBLES Manga A Go-Go and Super Yumberry are two menu items offered by which of these fo od chains? JAMBA JUICE Often found in cafes throughout the Middle East,a hookah is an ancient device tr aditionally used to do what? SMOKE TOBACCO In real estate lingo, buying a house with the intention of quickly reselling it for a profit is called what? FLIPPING In 2010,the media reported World War I Officially Ends after what country paid off its $33 billion war debt? GERMANY By definition,a kibbutz is a communal farm or settlement in what country? ISRAEL Which of these articles of clothing shares its name with an 18th-century Spanish folk dance? BOLERO In the cover of the song Proud Mary, Tina Turner sings, And we re rolling, rolling, r olling on the what? RIVER Prized for its agreeable temperament, the puggle is a cross between the pug and what other breed of dog? BEAGLE Tilapia is a popular variety of what? FISH In the 1968 movie Funny Girl, Barbara Streisand s character looks into the mirror an d says Hello what? GORGEOUS In the U.S., what 20th century event preceded the start of the so-called Baby Boo m era? WORLD WAR II Which of these is not one of the three corners of the mysterious Bermuda Triangle ? JAMAICA If a person has blue eyes, it is because what part of his eyes are blue? IRIS Circus Peanuts,a classic marshmallow candy,are traditionally what color? ORANGE A staple at Tea Party rallies,flags depicting a rattlesnake and the motto Don t Tre ad on Me have what color background? YELLOW A fixture in urban settings, Columba livia is the scientific name for what birds ? PIGEONS Subway performer and 2010 America s Got Talent contestant Alice Tan Ridley is the ta lented mother of what actress? GABOUREY SIDIBE Which of these cable pundits is known for using an old-fashioned chalkboard as a visual aid? GLEN BECK The band Pink Floyd is known for augmenting its concerts with a giant inflatable

replica of what animal? PIG In birds, the gizzard is an organ that plays an important role in what process? DIGESTION Carrots are said to be good for the eyes because they enable the body to create what nutrient? VITAMIN A In Caddyshack, Bill Murray plays a deranged assistant greenskeeper who claims to h ave caddied for whom? THE DALAI LAMA In E.B. White s classic children s novel Charlotte s Web, what is the name of the glutto nous rat? TEMPLETON In what part of the house would you find treads and risers? STAIRCASE On a popular kids TV show,Tasha,Tyrone,Pablo,Austin and Uniqua are better known a s the what? BACKYARDIGANS During his illustrious career, Romanian-born Bela Karolyi coached 9 Olympic cham pions in what sport? GYMNASTICS Important for ad rates, TV programming in Feb, May, July, and November has what special name? SWEEPS The US imports the most oil from which of these countries? CANADA In 2009, China surpassed what country to become the world s leading consumer of en ergy? UNITED STATES Which of these terms refers to a psychic entertainer who specializes in manipula ting people s minds? MENTALIST What famously reticent Supreme Court justice hasn t asked a question from the benc h since 2006? CLARENCE THOMAS Which of these actresses did not divorce her husband shortly after receiving her Academy Award? CATHERINE ZETA-JONES Fought over for decades, what Mediterranean island speaks Greek in its southern half and Turkish up north? CYPRUS Which of these is a term for spicing up otherwise mild food? DEVILING The family drama 7th heaven launched the acting career of which of these Hollywood starlets? JESSICA BIEL Which of these funny expressions is Yiddish for dirt? SCHMUT What game s name is aptly derived from a Swahili word meaning to build ? JENGA On account of his yellow skin,a doctor might mistakenly diagnose TV s Homer Simpson with what medical condition? JAUNDICE Excluding the two-part series finale,what long-running sitcom s episode titles all started with The One ? FRIENDS The Scoville scale, used to measure the zing of chili peppers, rates which of thes e peppers the hottest? HABENERO When not anchoring NBC Nightly News, what newsman frequently spoofs himself of TV s 3 0 Rock ? BRIAN WILLIAMS On an 80s TV series, a plucky orphan named Penelope Brewster was better known as what? PUNKY Due to the popularity of Harry Potter, what word was added to the Oxford English dictionary in 2003? Muggle A politician who suddenly changes his public position on an issue is commonly sa id to have what? FLIP-FLOPPED In the Winter Olympics, females are not allowed to compete in which of these dis ciplines? SKI JUMPING What sport does Jose Canseco play professionally? BASEBALL From the French for half-cup, a demitasse is commonly a small serving of what? COFFEE The Strait of Magellan runs primarily through which of these countries? CHILE The 1557 mile long Ganges River flows through what country/ INDIA Cape Agulhas, and not the nearby Cape of Good Hope, is the southernmost point of what continent? AFRICA Capri pants are named for a picturesque resort island located off the coast of w hat country? ITALY What is the name of the dog who has appeared alongside Sailor Jack on Cracker Ja ck packages since 1918? BINGO Indigenous to Central and South America, the bushmaster is a type of what animal

? SNAKE 7-Eleven stores were temporarily converted into Kwik E-marts to promote the rele ase of what movie? THE SIMPSONS MOVIE By definition, a chiropodist is a specialist who treats disorders of the what? FEET One of the sport s most famous players,Prince William captained what team at the U niversity of St.Andrews? WATER POLO Which of these animals is classified as an actual variety of fish? CATFISH Which of these actors attributes his unique performance style to ignoring the pu nctuation marks in his scripts? CHRISTOPHER WALKEN On a classic episode of the Brady Bunch, Jan makes up an imaginary boyfriend with what name? GEORGE GLASS Which of these well-known TV dads was played by an actor who had the same first name as his character? TONY MICELLI Tramp Stamp is a common slang term for a tattoo found where? LOWER BACK Tip the pan slightly to ignite the rum is an instruction in the recipe for which o f these popular desserts? BANANAS FOSTER In 2000, Van Heusen launched its Regis line, featuring paired shirts and ties that were what? MONOCHROMATIC Often read at weddings,the Bible verse 1 Corinthians 13:4 begins Love is patient, love is what? KIND Which of these now generic terms did not once refer to a specific brand name? STYROFOAM A person flying due east from Iceland would pass over the following countries in what order? NORWAY, SWEDEN, FINLAND Which of these games features the categories Action, Object and Person/Place/Animal ? PICTIONARY In which of these places would you most likely find men s and women s restrooms labe led kane and wahine ? HAWAII Which of these verbs has a past tense form that is also a word for a type of wom an s shoulder scarf? STEAL Now available in a variety of flavors, the original Malibu Rum is flavored with what exotic fruit? COCONUT Sported by celebrities like Billy Ray Cyrus, a soul patch is a type of what? BEARD Actors who gain weight for roles are often compared to Robert De Niro,who packed on 60 pounds for what Scorsese film? RAGING BULL In the full name of the military alliance NATO, the T stands for what? TREATY Before its country suffered a 15-year civil war, what city was known as The Paris of the Middle East ? BEIRUT In the name of communications giant AT & T, the second T originally stood for what ? TELEGRAPH In the classic Mark Twain novel,Tom Sawyer lives in a small town located near wh at river? MISSISSIPPI In 2009, what pro athlete launched his own TV show in which he tackles other pro s at their jobs? SHAQUILLE O NEAL What U.S. state s capital was named after the Most Holy Sacrament of the Body and b lood of Christ ? CALIFORNIA In 2009,Utah s Fitness Ridge Resort & Spa teamed up with a popular reality show an d renamed itself what? THE BIGGEST LOSER RESORT What band s lead singer often went by the name Mr. Mojo Risin, an anagram of his rea l name? THE DOORS Which of these chart-topping albums was recorded by an American Idol champion? SOME HEARTS Which of these movies features a scene involving Halloween but not Christmas? E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL The theme song for what popular cartoon features the line robots in disguise ? TRANSFORMERS Ronald Reagan s role in the 1940 movie Knute Rockne: All American earned him what ni ckname? THE GIPPER

Which of these herb names comes first in the title of a classic 1966 album by Si mon and Garfunkel? PARSLEY The funny bone is thought to get its name due to its proximity to what funny-sound ing bone? HUMERUS In 2007, what TV actor s daughter released a video of her intoxicated father attem pting to eat a hamburger? DAVID HASSELHOFF Cowboys and Indians magazine once described what singer as part cowboy, part Indian , all icon ? WILLIE NELSON George Steinbrenner,the legendary owner of the NY Yankees,made his fortune in wh at industry? SHIPPING Who was David Letterman s first guest on NBC in 1982 and again on CBS in 1993? BILL MURRAY In its final episode, what TV show revealed that the hospital was actually insid e a snowglobe? ST ELSEWHERE In baseball,home plate is traditionally shaped like a what? PENTAGON Which of these TV series titles contains a superlative adjective? THE BIGG EST LOSER Jazz legend Charlie Parker is best known for playing what instrument? SAXOPHON E In the 50s,the Swedish company Malaco debuted a line of soft,gummy candies shaped like what animals? FISH Because it is a fictionalized account of the author s real life, which of these no vels is considered a roman a clef ? THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA In the name of the famous 1980s British band, what word follows Psydelic ? FURS Which planet is often called the earth s twin because it is nearly the same size i n diameter? VENUS What U.S. state is home to both Boise National Forest and Coeur d Alene National F orest? IDAHO Teased for it on Saturday Night Live, what actress appears in a series of TV ads fo r Activia yogurt? JAMIE LEE CURTIS According to a common idiom, extremely close friends are said to be as thick as wh at? THIEVES On the cartoon series Scooby-Doo, Where Are You, which character usually wears a n ascot? FRED In 2010, what country s cultural minister banned mullets and ponytails for men as being decadent ? IRAN Which of these countries people usually eat with fork and spoon, using only chops ticks for noodles? THAILAND Which of these instruments is not part of a traditional mariachi band? FLUTE What state s standard license plates feature the motto The First State ? DELAWARE What U.S. state s capital city is named after Revolutionary War hero Francis Nash? TENNESSEE Muscatel is a sweet-flavored type of what? WINE The popular burrito chain Chipotle is named after a type of what? PEPPER Often used in the past to transport cargo, a windjammer is a large type of which vehicle? SAILBOAT Which of these architectural elements is a type of built-in seat located adjacen t to a fireplace? INGLENOOK In Western astrology, which of these is NOT one of the four elements that make u p the universe? METAL What is the proper spelling of a mythological being known for shape-shifting,oft en under a full moon? WEREWOLF Audiences sang the lyrics summer fling,don t mean a thing at a 2010 Sing-A-Long re-rel ease of what movie musical? GREASE What singer s revealing 1993 Rolling Stones cover memorably featured two strategic ally placed hands? JANET JACKSON Before the names Draper and Pryce were added,the name of the ad agency featured on Ma d Men was what? STERLING COOPER Which of these U.S. presidents has a middle name that was the last name of anoth er U.S. president? RONALD REAGAN

Sampling a 1984 song and flipping the words in its title, Jay-Z had a top 40 hit in 2010 called what? YOUNG FOREVER Who is credited with the memorable quip In the future,everyone will be world-famo us for fifteen minutes ? ANDY WARHOL In a 2007 movie, Nicholas Cage plays Johnny Blaze, a fiery vigilante who is bett er known by what name? GHOST RIDER According to a well-known nursery rhyme, Wednesday s child is full of what? WOE Which of these units of measurement comes in standard statute and slightly longer n autical versions? MILE To promote Breast cancer awareness,in 2010 Elizabeth Hurley helped light 39 land marks what color? PINK The iconic Fail Whale image sometimes appears during periods of high traffic on wha t popular Internet site? TWITTER Ossicones are hair-covered horns atop the head of which of these mammals? GIRAFFE The Italian dish carpaccio is traditionally made from thin slices of what? RAW BEEF What kind of food is produced in an apiary? HONEY As of 2010,which of these Bravo Real Housewives has not released a music single? MICHAELE SALAHI What Will Ferrell movie features several actors who are credited as Background Sl eestak ? LAND OF THE LOST What U.S. movie was released in France under the title La Guerre des Etoiles ? STAR WARS Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling are both depicted in a 2010 musical about what scandalized corporation? ENRON When in the air,the famous Goodyear blimps are filled with nearly 203,000 cubic feet of what? HELIUM The 2010 comedy Vampires Suck is a movie spoof that pokes fun at which of these fi lm franchises? TWILIGHT The Grammy-winning soundtrack to O brother, where art thou? features the music of what genre? BLUEGRASS Due to their decorative trim, what type of automobiles popularized the nickname w oodies in the 60s? STATION WAGONS A crate is hidden away in a large government warehouse describes the end of what a dventure film? RAIDERS OF THE LAST ARK When written properly,which of these 80s pop bands has an exclamation point at th e end of its name? WHAM Chiefly used in the U.K.,the term serviette refers to what everyday household item ? NAPKIN In a highly contentious verdict,Casey Anthony was found not guilty on all but wh ich of these charges in 2011? LYING TO POLICE Featured in working mother s list of Most Powerful Moms in Sports, Dara Torres is a well-known what? SWIMMER Which of these popular TV sitcoms is not filmed in a mock documentary style? THE BIG BANG THEORY Placing a blanket over a fire extinguishes it by robbing the flame of what gas? OXYGEN At the 2010 VMA s,who picked up her Video of the Year award wearing a dress fashione d out of raw meat? LADY GAGA In order to play the banjo more effectively, what comedian maintains acrylic nai ls nails on two of his picking fingers? STEVE MARTIN Not surprisingly, what classic novel figures prominently in the plot of the 2010 teen comedy Easy A ? THE SCARLET LETTER Which of these movies features a scene in which Brad Pitt s character wrestles a b ear? LEGENDS OF THE FALL Aggies,Immies,Shooters,and Swirls is the title of a coffee table book devoted to w hat children s game? MARBLES What classic TV sitcom popularized the exclamation Shazbot! ? MORK & MINDY Which of the following is often classified as a type of role-playing game?

DUNGEONS & DRAGONS According to a classic theme song, you ll have a yabba-dabba-doo time watching what TV series? THE FLINTSTONES Katy Perry s 2010 hit California Gurls borrows a lyric from a similarly titled 1965 song by what classic band? THE BEACH BOYS Just for Men is a leading drugstore brand of what product? HAIR COLOR A replica of John Sutter s sawmill in Coloma,California,marks what important event in U.S. history? GOLD RUSH Gun-control advocate James Brady once held what position in the Reagan administr ation? PRESS SECRETARY A family that wants everything instantly, the Wrightnows appear in commercials pro moting what? NETFLIX Schmaltzy, meaning overly sentimental, comes from a Yiddish word for what? CHICKEN FAT Which of these is the CORRECT spelling for a popular brand of breakfast cereal? CAP N CRUNCH Produced in Germany, Maybach is a luxury brand of what? AUTOMOBILE Which of these fancy deserts is not typically lit on fire as part of its prepara tion? BAKED ALASKA According to a classic tune from Porgy and Bess, the living is easy during what time ? SUMMERTIME Publish or perish is a rule usually said to apply to the careers of what professio nals? PROFESSORS Urushiol,a toxic resin,causes the typical rashes and itchiness associated with w hich of these plants? POISON IVY Many graduate students find themselves in the ambiguous state commonly known as A BD, or all but what? DISSERTATION What Broadway musical features the song Food, Glorious Food ? OLIVER! He floats through the air with the greatest of ease is a familiar lyric about what kind of circus performer? TRAPEZE ARTIST Which of these sources of light can be categorized as phosphorescent? GLOW-INTHE-DARK STICKER About sharecroppers in Georgia, what novel s title is also a noun meaning a poverty -stricken area ? TOBACCO ROAD A type of security measure, retinal scanning identifies people based on unique p atterns in their what? EYES Since the 1920s,what sport has held an amateur tournament known as the Golden Glo ves ? BOXING Famous for the lifesaving maneuver named after him, Henry J. Heimlich was what t ype of doctor? THORACIC SURGEON Which of these dog breeds is also slang for an overly aggressive person? PIT BULL In The Empire Strikes Back, Han Solo memorably says, Laugh it Up Fuzzball to what ch aracter? CHEWBACCA What company takes its name from the first mate in the classic novel Moby Dick? STARBUCKS What division of the U.S. government aptly features an encrypted hexadecimal cod e hidden within its logo? U.S. CYBER COMMAND Because it is easy to raise and has a mild taste, what extremely popular fish is known as aquatic chicken ? TILAPIA Which of these could be an alternative title for TV Land s celeb reality show Harry Loves Lisa? HAMLIN LOVES RINNA In About a Boy, Hugh Grant s character lives off the royalties from what one-hit won der Christmas song? SANTA S SUPER SLEIGH What is the name of the fictitious company featured in the 1999 cult film Office Space ? INITITECH Which of these films was loosely based on a 1927 Upton Sinclair novel? THERE WI LL BE BLOOD Over 30 years ago, which of these Presidents signed legislation to immunize Amer icans from swine flu? GERALD FORD

The official logo for the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. features a picture of what? GIRLS SILHOUETTED FACES Varieties of what beauty aid are often advertised as being acetone-free ? NAIL POL ISH REMOVER In the 1880s,Australians built an enormously long fence to keep what animals fro m attacking their sheep? DINGOES Golden-voiced Julie Andrews won her only Oscar for her work in what movie musica l? MARY POPPINS An observation platform is called a crow s nest and is traditionally found at the top of a what? BOAT Which of these famous statues depicts a young man who is about to do battle with a giant? DAVID Despite serving the shortest presidency, who delivered the longest inaugural add ress, nearly 2 hours long? WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON By definition, what does a game-keeper keep? ANIMALS Which of these common tongue-twisting phrases features numerous examples of sibi lance? SHE SELLS SEASHELLS Celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2010, Junior s is a New-York based restaurant famous for its what? CHEESECAKE TV and movie character Peewee Herman is known for wearing which of these fashion accessories? RED BOW TIE Two bufoons go to Aspen to return a woman s purse is the basic premise of what big-s creen comedy? DUMB AND DUMBER Which of these TV sitcoms features a pesky uber-geek whose signature catch-phras e is Did I do that? FAMILY MATTERS In 2003, R & B singer Kelis released a hit single named after what tasty treat? MILKSHAKE A popular song at sports events, the Ramones Blitzkreig Bop begins with what chorus? HEY HO LET S GO On the Arsenio hall Show, a special section of the studio audience was called a wh at? DOG POUND Which of these movies in the Pirates of the Caribbean film franchise was released first? THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL What sitcom features a well-to-do family employing a wise-cracking butler named Geoffrey Butler? THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL_AIR Molly Pitcher was so named because she brought water to soldiers on the battlefiel d during what war? AMERICAN REVOLUTION In Mexico, a tortilla is a thin corn or flour flatbread, but in Spain, a tortill a is a what? POTATO OMELET Beloved by millions of women, Spanx is a popular brand of which of the following ? UNDERGARMENTS As seen in online videos, a person can create soda geysers by combining Diet Cok e with which of these? MINT MENTOS A person wearing specialized Capezio shoes is most likely engaging in which of t hese activities? BALLET DANCING A Spanish speaker in the U.S. who is celebrating El Dia de Accion de Gracias is ce lebrating what holiday? THANKSGIVING Which of these hit 80s songs features the recurring line The shareef don t like it ? ROCK THE CASBAH In the Broadway musical Cats, costumed actors romp around a set designed to look l ike a what? JUNKYARD In a newspaper, the section devoted to a list of incidents reported by the local police is called what? POLICE BLOTTER By definition, which of these types of triangles is always acute? EQUILATE RAL TRIANGLE Which of the following is not one of the five ingredients listed on a pint of Ha agen Dazs vanilla ice cream? EGG WHITES To pursue his hobby, a cruciverbalist would flip to what part of a newspaper? CROSSWORD PUZZLE Which of these films depicts a real-live court case and not an epic battle betwe

en two fictional creatures? Dracula v. Frankenstein What two-word term is used by publishers to refer to all unsolicited manuscripts they receive? SLUSH PILE In 1885, what popular soft drink was invented at Morrison s Old Corner Drug Store in Waco, TX? DOCTOR PEPPER Pink Panther refers to a what? DIAMOND The heat index is a weather indicator that takes into account air temperature and what other factor? RELATIVE HUMIDITY Which of these ingredients is not traditionally used to make pesto? SARDINES Which of these movies is not mentioned in the 1989 Billy Joel song We Didn t Start the Fire ? DOCTOR ZHIVAGO Groundhogs are also commonly known as what? WOODCHUCKS What icon of the fashion world both directed and financed the 2009 indie film A S ingle Man ? TOM FORD In 2009,what politician released a much-anticipated memoir titled Going Rogue:An American Life ? SARAH PALIN Specializing in grilled cheese sandwiches,the Arkansas food truck Grillenium Fal con pays homage to what film franchise? STAR WARS Like Indiana Jones, which of these action movie heroes is an archaeologist? LARA CROFT The expression Perfect Storm is widely believed to have been coined by what bestse lling author? SEBASTIAN JUNGER In the popular drink bubble tea,the little pearls or boba that gather at the botto m are typically made from what? TAPIOCA In a nod to her Spice Girl nickname,Melanie Brown s 2010 reality series is subtitl ed what? IT S A SCARY WORLD The USDA uses the official terms broiler, fryer, and roaster to classify different typ es of what? CHICKENS In 2010,what Senate hopeful released an odd political ad in which she declared, I m not a witch ? CHRISTINE O DONNELL Since 1946, what slogan has appeared on the cover of Highlights for Children mag azine? FUN WITH A PURPOSE A move called a jackknife is commonly performed in what sport? DIVING In 2011,what classic 80s movie was adapted into a television series on MTV? TEEN WOLF Sherri Shepherd Wants to Make Whoopee was a 2010 headline about the comedian hosti ng what game show? THE NEWLYWED GAME In which of these films is Joaquin Phoenix credited as Leaf Phoenix, his self-give n childhood moniker? PARENTHOOD In 2010 Jeff Bridges received a Best Actor Oscar for his performance as Bad Blak e, who is a what? COUNTRY SINGER The French Open is played on tennis courts with what surface? CLAY What casual dining restaurant uses the slogan Eatin Good in the Neighborhood ? APPLEBEE S Which of these beverages is usually homogenized before being sold to consumers? MILK A college graduate who participates in an ROTC program graduates with a what? MILITARY COMMISSION A person who has the first generation Apple iPad can use it to do all but which of the following? VIDEO CHAT Meaning they go out, what Latin term do playwrights use to indicate that actors sh ould leave the stage? EX PARTE Dead-tree version is slang for a document that is what? PRINTED ON PAPER The U.S. icon Uncle Sam was based on Samuel Wilson, who, during the War of 1812, w as a what? MEAT INSPECTOR Leonardo da Vinci wrote his famous notebooks mainly using what unusual method? MIRROR WRITING Coral reefs form due to a gradual accumulation of which of the following? ANIMAL SKELETONS By definition, a corporation that files for Chapter 11 is doing what? DECLARIN

G BANKRUPTCY When poaching eggs, chefs often use which of these ingredients to prevent the wh ites from spreading? VINEGAR In art, the Greek Titan Atlas is traditionally depicted holding what on his shou lders? GLOBE The musical duo Sugarland are chart-topping artists in what musical genre? COUNTRY Annoying to some while fun for others The Name Game is a children s rhyming game,als o known as what? THE BANANA SONG Known for its memorable drum fill, what Phil Collins song does Steelers coach Mi ke Tomlin play to amp up his team? IN THE AIR TONIGHT After dismal performances,a legendary what inspired the 2010 headline Houston,We Have a Problem ? POP SINGER What drugstore remedy was originally called Mixture Cholera Infatum by its creator ? Vicks VapoRub Which of these confections is often made in a machine that uses centrifugal forc e? COTTON CANDY Because of its shape, which of these comfy chairs is sometimes referred to as a d ish chair ? PAPASAN CHAIR On a classic Seinfeld episode, George undergoes a phenomenon called shrinkage as a r esult of doing what? SWIMMING IN A POOL Circumaural and supra-aural are two common styles of what tech gadget? HEADPHON ES A type of fire-resistant material, Nomex is often worn by what sports stars? NASCAR DRIVERS A herpetologist deals with the study and classification of what? REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS Before starring in Lost, Matthew Fox played a key role in what 90s teen drama? PARTY OF FIVE Popular in France, a croque-monsieur is a heated sandwich traditionally filled w ith what? HAM AND CHEESE Which of these sassy phrases is not also the title of a film featuring Diane Kea ton? YOU CAN SAY THAT AGAIN In the U.S. the companies McClatchy, Gannett, and Tribune are three of the large st owners of what? NEWSPAPERS The term French paradox refers to the fact that, despite a high-fat diet, the Fr ench are relatively what? SLENDER John McCain s wife Cindy is the chairman of the board of a company that sells what ? BEER In the early 20th century, Robert Perry and Frederick Cook each claimed to be th e first to what? REACH THE NORTH POLE In the popular children s song On Top of Spaghetti, what causes the singer s meatball to roll off the table? SOMEBODY SNEEZES Often served with tea,a crumpet is most aptly described as which of the following? AN UNSWEETENED MUFFIN What U.S. town holds an annual Wyatt Earp Days festival to celebrate its most famo us lawman? TOMBSTONE, AZ Since 2004,the FDA has allowed the use of fly larvae,or maggots,for what medical purpose? CLEANING OUT WOUNDS The VH1 reality show Brandy and Ray J: A Family Business centers on a pair of sing ers that are related how? BROTHER AND SISTER As its name implies, the Guinness World Book of Records was initially published by what kind of business? BREWERY Often found in cafes throughout the Middle East, a hookah is an ancient device t raditionally used to do what? SMOKE TOBACCO In the classic tale Moby Dick, Moby Dick is what kind of whale? SPERM WHALE Introduced in 1986, the Levi s Dockers brands has become synonymous with what casua l day staple? KHAKI PANTS In 2010, what political duo made headlines by divorcing after 40 years of marria ge? AL AND TIPPER GORE

Viral conjunctivitis is a highly contagious eye infection better known as what? PINK EYE By definition, a defenestrated object has been what? THROWN OUT A WINDOW The title of the 2011 film Super 8? refers to a largely outdated type of what? FILM STOCK Silver amalgam,a combination of silver,mercury,copper and tin,is often used to m ake what? CAVITY FILLINGS A popular coffee drink, a macchiato is traditionally an expresso with what toppi ng? MILK FOAM Often located in convenience stores,RedBox kiosks offer a simple way for consume rs to do what? RENT DVDS In the 2003 hit song Hey ya! the band OutKast urges listeners to shake it like a wha t? POLAROID PICTURE In the iconic WW II poster, We can Do it! Rosie the Riveter is depicted doing what ? FLEXING HER BICEPS Crucial for maintaining balance,the vestibular apparatus is located where in the human body? INNER EAR Horn and Fishbacher are the last names of what famous duo? SIEGFRIED AND RO Y In a nod to the venue where they were traditionally worn,women s gloves that exten d to the elbow are called what? OPERA GLOVES According to the Dept. of Education,more degrees are earned in what undergraduat e major than in any other? BUSINESS A mythical creature blamed for killing livestock in Mexico, El Chupacabra means what in Spanish? GOAT SUCKER The recipe for eggs Benedict traditionally calls for what type of meat? HAM Which of these historical events occurred earliest in the calendar year? SINKING OF THE TITANIC By definition, an estuary is a place where what two natural formations meet? RIVER AND SEA An abbreviation of the term hypertext transfer protocol typically appears at the b eginning of a what? WEBSITE ADDRESS By definition, food that is served flambeed is served how? LIT ON FIRE In China,what does a person do with renminbi? SPEND IT The term provenance is used in the art world to refer to a painting s what? OWNERSHI P HISTORY Since 1950,the World Cup s men soccer championship has been played how often? EVERY FOUR YEARS Forensics investigators often use dactyloscopy, a method of identifying people usi ng what unique trait? FINGERPRINT PATTERN In scientific classification,which of the taxonomic ranks are ranked in the righ t order,from highest to lowest? FAMILY,GENUS,SPECIES What is the meaning of the term pro tempore ? FOR THE TIME BEING According to a popular seven-note tune, a shave and a haircut costs how much money ? TWO BITS On the Fahrenheit scale, 98.6 degrees is generally considered to be what? BODY TEMPERATURE Resulting in a shiny sheen,which of the following is a step in the traditional p rocess for making bagels? BOILING THEM A scholar who is classicist deals primarily with texts originally written in what languages? GREEK AND LATIN By definition, a maillot is what type of women s clothing? ONE-PIECE SWIMSU IT The style of American architecture based on building designs popular during the Revolutionary War is called what? COLONIAL REVIVAL Available to download on your iPod, Radio Lingua offers users lessons on what? FOREIGN LANGUAGES What is Silvio Berlusconi s claim to fame? ITALIAN PRIME MINISTER Which of these is true about Mike Wazowski, the character that Billy Chrystal pl ays in Monsters, Inc. HE HAS ONE EYE

Which of these relatives of former First Daughter Jenna Bush are named Barbara? HER SISTER AND GRANDMOTHER Rice wine, sugar, and soy sauce are the three primary ingredients of what? TERIYAKI SAUCE What is the first line of Little League Baseball s official pledge? I TRUST IN GOD In the famous Latin saying veni, vidi, vici, what does vidi mean? I SAW By definition,where does an abyssopelagic animal live? AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA In the U.S. what is the earliest date on which Memorial Day can fall? MAY 25th Successful in her own right,Gayle King is perhaps most famous for her enviable p osition of being what? OPRAH S BEST FRIEND One can fly and the other cannot is one way of describing a key difference between which of these animals? PENGUINS AND PUFFINS Which of the following is a fancy substitute for my fiance ? MY BETROTHED Which of these phrases is not sung at the end of the theme to Gilligan s Island ? NO STORES A person who is born on March 15th celebrates his half birthday on what date? SEPT 15th When written CORRECTly,which of these terms should not contain an apostrophe? GRAND MA If the singer Davy Jones had a locked actually located in Davy Jones s locker, where would it be? AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA Which of these is a true statement about celebrities Taylor Lautner,Taylor Hicks and Taylor Swift? TWO ARE MEN,ONE S A WOMAN Which of the following is a true statement about reindeer? MALES & FEMALES HAVE ANTLERS Henry Ford built a replica of Thomas Edison s famous Menlo Park labaratory in what Midwestern city? DEARBORN, MI In the comedy classic This is Spinal Tap, the famous quote These go to eleven refers to what? GUITAR AMPLIFIERS Displayed on all their farming equipment, what are the trademark colors of the J ohn Deere brand? GREEN AND YELLOW Heard in the expression, That really sticks in my craw, a craw is literally a what? BIRD S THROAT Melanie Brown was better known by what nickname when she was a member of the Spi ce Girls? SCARY SPICE Founded in 1972,Scantron Corporation is best known for its products that do what ? GRADE TESTS In 1985, what product s notoriously unsuccessful New formula was introduced to the p ublic? COCA COLA Which of these idioms features the last names of an Oscar-winning actress and ac tor? HUNT AND PECK The 3000 Mile Myth refers to the debunked belief that you should do what to your c ar every 3000 miles? CHANGE THE OIL Aluminum salt is the active ingredient in which of these common drugstore produc ts? ANTI PERSPIRANTS On the Great Seal of the United States,the eagle holds in its beak a scroll bear ing what Latin phrase? E PLURIBUS UNUM The 2010 Ben & Jerry s flavor Hannah Teter s Maple Blondie honors an Olympic medalist in what sport? SNOWBOARDING Introduced in 1982 and still popular today,the Nike Air Force 1? is an iconic wha t? BASKETBALL SHOE A type of clay pottery,terra cotta takes its name from an Italian phrase meaning what? BAKED EARTH On the human body, the area of skin known as The T-zone is located where? FACE An alternative to tofu, seitan is a meat substitute primarily made from what? WHEAT GLUTEN In the holiday film A Christmas Story ,the Parkers dine on what dish after their Ch ristmas turkey is ruined? PEKING DUCK A person claiming to have psychokinetic powers is supposed to be able to do what

with his mind? MOVE OBJECTS When listed in the newspaper, which of these numbers are often referred to as quo tes? STOCKS Cowboy Sketch and A View to Kill are two listings in a book titled what? CHRISTOP HER WALKEN A TO Z Even though he is a fish,StarKist s hipster mascot Charlie the Tuna is usually depic ted wearing what? RED BERET AND GLASSES A Bogus was an early nineteenth-century machine used to do what? COUNTERFEIT MONE Y Which of the following refers to a style of eating in which patrons share large dishes of food? FAMILY STYLE In genealogical terms, your grandfather s great-great granddaughter is best descri bed as your what? FIRST COUSIN, TWICE REMOVED In 2008, Subway Guy Jared Fogle went on Tour de Pants to raise awareness about what issue? CHILDHOOD OBESITY In humans, what joint causes the click or pop that s heard when mouths open and close? TEMPORAMANDIBULAR JOINT Which of these phrases best describes the blood of a person suffering from anemi a? TOO FEW RED BLOOD CELLS In the 2009 movie The Hangover, the missing groom is eventually found at what Las Vegas locale? ROOF OF CAESARS PALACE Which of these combinations of road races would require a participant to run the farthest? TEN HALF-MARATHONS A popular treatment in the 1970s that is making a comeback, rolfing is a sometim es painful method of what? DEEP-TISSUE MASSAGE Usually either white or brown,the shell color of chicken eggs is determined by w hich of these factors? THE BREED OF HEN Which of these characters appeared in the short-lived Broadway musical Seussical ? THE CAT IN THE HAT Which of the following is not a lyric from Bob Dylan s rock ballad Like a Rolling S tone ? WHEN YOU RE ALL ALONE A superhero in her own right,Kara Zor-El is the biological cousin of what other superhero? SUPERMAN Which of these is not one of the twelve years represented in the Chinese calenda r? YEAR OF THE SWAN In The Fugitive, how does Tommy Lee Jones respond after Harrison Ford declares I di dn t kill my wife ? I DON T CARE In her 1985 number one single. Whitney Houston asks, How will I know if what? HE REALLY LOVES ME Cavendish is the most popular supermarket variety of what fruit? BANANA Short Shorts, a 1958 hit by The Royal Teens, was the basis for what drugstore br and s classic TV jingle? NAIR A 2008 study in Reference Services Review found which of these websites to be abou t 80% accurate? WIKIPEDIA.ORG On average, what denomination of U.S. paper currency remains in circulation the longest? 100 DOLLAR BILL A pair of men s pants measuring 3032? has what two measurements? 30? WAIST, 32? I NSEAM An 18-karat gold bracelet is what percent gold? 75 PERCENT The American Heart Association says the average adult heart pumps about how much blood each day? 2000 GALLONS If each can contains 12 ounces, what is the total volume of liquid in a six-pack of beer? 72 OUNCES Which of these websites is not about a Founding Father, but the home page of a m ajor insurance company? JOHNHANCOCK.COM In comic strips, what letters are depicted on bottles to show alcohol? XXX Women currently make up what fraction of the Supreme Court? 1/3/2012 The aptly titled memoir Many Unhappy Returns was written by a former commissioner of what agency? IRS If the Gettysburg Address were delivered today in 2011, Four score and seven year

s ago would refer to what year? 1924 Which of these years will be a leap year? 2012 In what year did the U.S. celebrate its sesquicentennial? 1926 What number follows 8 in the Fibonacci sequence 1,1,2,3,5,8? 13 In a standard Sudoku game, how many individual digits are there once the entire grid has been filled? 81 Which of these government agencies is headquartered in Atlanta? CDC If you had one of each of the 50 U.S. commemorative quarters, how much money wou ld you have? $12.50 Founded in 1963, the letters in the national drugstore chain CVS stand for what? Corrective Vaccine Salves Fair and Balanced is the trademarked slogan of which of these cable news networks? FOX NEWS In 2010, Louise Brown, the world s first test tube baby turned what age? 32 Mount Rushmore National Memorial depicts the faces of how many U.S. presidents? 4 In 2009, disgraced financier Bernie Madoff was sentenced to how many years in pr ison? 150 What government agency has the ominous nickname The Company ? CIA What 70s song invariably compels dancers to spell out each letter of the song wi th their bodies? YMCA If every U.S. Senator had the floor for 3 minutes, how many total hours of speak ing would ensue? 5 Eight plus danger-packed days describes the 2010 DVD box set of the entire run of what TV series? 24 The title of the TV series Friends refers to a group of how many total friends? 6 A person who works full-time and gets paid biweekly would receive how many paych ecks in one year? 26 In military time, what number denotes one minute past midnight? 0001 .. How many workers sit on a steel beam hundreds of feet in the air in the iconic 1 932 photo Lunch Atop a Skyscraper ? 11 Erin Andrews earned the apt nickname America s Sideline Princess as a reporter for w hat network? ESPN Introduced by Apple in 1998,which of these tech gadgets was released the earlies t? IMAC Egad! is an old-fashioned term whose meaning is roughly equivalent to what texting shorthand? OMG What is the highest score that a student can earn on an Advanced Placement Test? 5 What is the three-letter abbreviation commonly used to refer to ABC s long-running morning show? GMA In total,how many silhouetted faces appear on a 2007 U.S. postage stamp that hon ors jury duty? 12 Which of these organizations proclaims on it s Web site, Animals are not ours to we ar ? PETA The minute hand of a clock points to the number 3 at which of these times? 21:15:00 Since 1963, To protect and to serve has been the official motto of which of these organizations? LAPD Making a 1600? less impressive,what is the SAT s highest possible score as of its r evamping in 2005? 2400 When England adopted the new Gregorian calendar in 1752, people complained that they lost how many days? 11 A wandering technician repeatedly asked, Can you hear me now? in a series of ads f or what company? VERIZON WIRELESS The assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand is widely considered the event t hat triggered what war? WORLD WAR I In 2011,Google s home page logo featured an interactive six-string electric guitar in honor of what music legend? LES PAUL

Which of these pairs of same-named presidents served their terms in office furth est apart? JOHNSON & JOHNSON Which of these people belongs to a group often identified by the acronym SCOTUS ? SONIA SOTOMAYOR In 2011,Heather Locklear announced her engagement to actor Jack Wagner,her co-st ar from what 90s TV series? MELROSE PLACE In 2011, Newsweek artificially aged a photo of Princess Diana to suggest what she might have looked like at what age? 50 In musical notation,a flat is denoted by a symbol resembling what lowercase lett er? B The fortune-telling die inside the Magic 8-ball toy is an icosahedron,meaning it has how many sides? 20 Despite being a surprisingly good golfer,President Taft weighed roughly how much when he left office? 340 POUNDS Between 2006 and 2009,actor Justin Long appeared in a series of TV ads,speaking what memorable line? HELLO, I M A MAC. CORRECT George H.W. Bush s presidential library is located on the campus of what Texas uni versity? TEXAS A&M Real estate listings often describe a home requiring repairs as being in need of what? TLC If the Indy 500 were converted from miles to kilometers,it would be called the wha t? INDY 805 Introduced in the 50s,the first Swanson frozen TV dinners were ready to eat in ho w many minutes? 25 What U.S. city s layout is based on plans by Pierre Charles L Enfant, who was inspir ed by the Palace of Versailles? WASHINGTON,D.C. Contestants for the Scripps National Spelling Bee may not have passed beyond wha t grade? EIGHTH In 1994,seventeen-year-old Laetitia Thompson asked Bill Clinton the famous quest ion, Is It what? BOXERS OR BRIEFS? Featuring Betty White,what organization launched its irrelevant Get Over It! ad ca mpaign in 2011? AARP On a standard telephone keypad,what number is located directly between the aster ick and the number sign? 0 A so-called green card marriage is a union in which one partner is and one partner is not typically what? A U.S. CITIZEN Advertising its low calorie count,Anheuser-Busch offers what brew,dubbed the ligh test beer in the world ? BUDWEISER SELECT 55 A haiku is a Japanese poem consisting of how many lines of verse? THREE As its name suggests,what two letters are prominently displayed in Dos Equis bee r logo? XX The sinking of the Lusitania ocean liner hastened the U.S. s entry into what war? WORLD WAR I What is the subject of the 2011 documentary Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest ? 90s RAP GROUP In what year did thousands of baby boomers converge in San Francisco for the socalled Summer of Love ? 1967 Which of these classic movies is set during the Korean War? M.A.S.H. To win a superfecta wager at the track,a bettor must pick how many of the top fi nishers in the right order? FOUR Randy Newman sings Rollin down Imperial Highway in a 1983 hit song titled I Love wher e? L.A. According to a 2011 study on the return trip effect, trips home seem to be how muc h faster than trips out? 20% On a bank check for a million dollars,the Amount box should feature a 1? with how m any zeros? SIX How many U.S. presidents have had sons who also served as U.S. president? 2 Boasting of its environmental consciousness,what retailer states that the two co lors in its logo blend to make green? IKEA

A common pose in yoga,the plank position closely resembles which of these routine exercises? PUSH-UPS Understood by folks familiar with the metric system,what day always falls within National Metric Week ? OCTOBER 10TH As of 2011,what is the earliest age at which a person in the U.S. can collect th eir Social Security retirement benefits? 62 Which of these suffixes appears in the names of two U.S. state capitals? -POLIS *CORRECT* In popular money slang,if you have five Lincolns and five Hamiltons, how much cash d o you have? $75 Signed into law by Bill Clinton in 2000, the federal legal limit for blood alcoh ol content while driving is what? 0.08 Which of these S&P credit ratings would most strongly suggest that a company is a good investment? AAA In 1999,the current world record for the mile was set by a man running at approx imately what speed? 16 MPH A type of molecule,cubane gets its name because its structure resembles a shape with how many sides? 6 One week comprises approximately what percentage of a year? 2% By definition, a right triangle must contain one angle that has what precise mea surement? 90 DEGREES As of 2011,how much does it cost to buy a single issue of the newspaper USA Today ? $1 What is the product of the famous perfume names Chanel No.5? and Chanel No.19?? CHANEL NO. 95 After a much-hyped 2011 wedding,which Kardashian filed for divorce just days aft er marrying NBA player Kris Humphries? KIM In a candid 2010 interview,Sylvester Stallone admitted that making which Rocky seq uel was a mistake ? ROCKY V On a standard QWERTY computer keyboard,which of these keys is not directly above the space bar? P Who is Laurence Tureaud? MR. T A popular four-digit passcode on the iPhone is 5683,which turns out to be the ke yboard representation of what word? LOVE The full title of the R.E.M. song It s The End of the World As We Know It contains w hat parenthetical phrase? (AND I FEEL FINE) Ratified in 1971,the 26th Amendment to the Constitution lowered the voting age t o what? 18 How many years after the Civil War did WWII end? 80 In 2010, Nicki Minaj became the first woman ever named to MTVs list of hottest wha t? MCs Media pundits often refer to which of these time periods as The Decade of Greed ? 1980S Colorado is nicknamed The Centennial State because it joined the Union in what y ear? 1876 How many episodes of the real-time TV series 24? would it take to depict the events of a single week? 168 How many emirates, or territories, comprise the Middle Eastern territory known a s United Arab Emirates? 7 How many issues would a subscriber to both USA TODAY and Texas Weekly get in one calendar year? 64 How many numbers between ten and twenty have names that end with the suffix -teen ? 7 In NASCAR racing, how many cars traditionally start in each race? 43 An alternative to the SAT, the ACT is a standardized college entrance exam in wh ich scores range from 1 to what number? 36 The popular web show Easy to Assemble is appropriately set at what distinctive ret ail spot? IKEA The rebellious Beat Generation writers flourished in the U.S. during which of the se decades? 1950s

As a handy rhyme tells us, how many months have 31 days? 7 The French phrase fin de siecle would most likely refer to the events occurring in which of these years? 1899 A year is approximately equal to how many fortnights? 26 As any avid Twitterer knows, the maximum number of characters allowed for a sing le tweet is what? 140 During the 2010 BP oil spill, oil gushed into the Gulf of Mexico for a total of how many days? 86 days In math, which of these numbers is a common denominator of the fractions 1/3 and 2/5? 15 If there are 8 bits in a byte, then how many bytes are in a bit? 0.125 How many seconds are in one hour? 3600 A person known to doctors as a universal donor has which of these blood types? O Like the Broadway musical,the 2008 movie Mamma Mia! showcases the music of what gr oup? ABBA A child starting kindergarten in September of 2010 will ordinarily graduate from high school in what year? 2023 According to the 2011 Forbes list, how many billionaires are there in the world? 1140 In a 2011 lottery drawing,41,763 people each won $150 by playing the mysterious numbers featured on what TV show? LOST How many fluid ounces are in a pint? 16 As demonstrated in the name of the 2011 Super Bowl, how is 45? expressed in Roman numerals? XLV Which of these pairs of letters would not appear on the face of a clock that use s Roman numerals? XV What track and field event is also known as the quarter mile ? 400 METERS In the late 90s,a Chihuahua named Gidget served as the spokesdog for what restauran t chain? TACO BELL Following a highly public scandal,Tiger Woods returned to pro golf in 2010 at wh at tournament? THE MASTERS Coaches and assistant coaches must wear a sport coat or suit coat is an official r ule in what pro sport? NBA According to 2009 government statistics,what reality show features the most dang erous real-life profession? THE DEADLIEST CATCH Advertised as a Decision Engine, Bing is a Web Site most similar in function to wh ich of the following? GOOGLE Familiar to film buffs,Sunset Boulevard borders which of these prominent college campuses? UCLA In a 2011 TV appearance,what rapper resorted to reading his own lyrics to Don t Sto p The Party from a cell phone? WILL. I. AM Which of these organizations is commonly known by just the first letter of its a bbreviation? YMCA What TV network operates the website jokes.com? COMEDY CENTRAL On Twitter,a proper Twaiku poem consists of 140 characters or fewer and how many s yllables? 17 Because it features a dead character s secrets,the TV drama Pretty Little Liars has been called a teen version of what? DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES Which of these famous names features a Spanish phrase meaning of the bull ? BENICIO DEL TORO According to the classic show about Kevin Arnold,which years were The Wonder Year s ? 1968 TO 1973 Named for shortstop Mario Mendoza s lousy stats, The Mendoza Line is baseball slang for what poor batting average? POINT .200 Which of these household appliances is commonly equipped with an ionizer? AIR PURIFIER In the AAMCO song, when does the double beep occur. AFTER THE DOUBLE A Which of these web sites requires visitors to give a DOB before entering? GREYGOOSE

In 2009, Jimmy Fallon vainly attempted to reunite the cast of what series? SAVED BY THE BELL Pyrogeography is the study of what natural phenoma? FIRES Which actress has twins named Hazel and Finn? JULIA ROBERTS The word diaphanous is used to describe what type of clothing? SEE-THROUGH Listenership is the term often used to refer to which type of media? RADIO Increasingly popular to the U.S., Pink Berry and Red Mango are two retail chains that primarily sell what? FROZEN YOGURT Starring Jack Black, the 2010 3D comedy Gulliver s Travels is a twist on whose class ic tale? JONATHAN SWIFT On television, Dr. Gregory House s apartment number is 221B, a nod to what famous li terary sleuth s address? SHERLOCK HOMES Walter and Cordelia Knott, founders of Knott s Berry Farm, introduced what berry i n the 1930s? BOYSENBERRY Who is Dr. Egon Spendler?` HARRY RAMIS IN GHOSTBUSTERS Which of these actresses shares her name with a popular line of Pepperidge Farm cookies? ALYSSA MILANO According to a debunked urban legend, Avon s original Skin So Soft was thought to be an effective what? INSECT REPELLENT According to the U.S. Naval Observatory, the average length of a calendar year i s 365 days and what? 5 HRS, 49 Min, 12 SEC Which of these celebrities was born in Cuba and not Puerto Rico? GLORIA E STEFAN Albany and New York City are two major ports on what river? HUDSON Updated in 1997 to honor Princess Diana, Candle in the Wind was originally a tribu te to what actress? MARILYN MONROE If the Gettysburg Address were delivered today in 2011, four score and seven year s ago would refer to what year? 1924 (C) What veteran performer stars alongside Christina Aguilera in the 2010 musical Bur lesque ? CHER What classic novel was originally published as a shorter novella titled The Firem an ? FAHRENHEIT 451 The coldest NFL game in history, the 1967 championship Ice Bowl was played where ? LAMBEAU FIELD Sometimes taking human form, the smoke monster is a mysterious character on what T V drama? LOST What singer s 2009 greatest hits albums includes the tracks Toxic and Baby, One More Time ? BRITANNY SPEARS Thanks to Dwayne Wayne, what TV show helped popularize flip-up sunglasses in the 1 980s? A DIFFERENT WORLD Based on events of the 1976 Soweto riots, the Broadway musical Sarafina! is set in what country? SOUTH AFRICA n the classic game Operation, what is the name of the patient receiving the operat ion? CAVITY SAM The German company Wusthof is primarily known as a maker of high-end what? KITCHEN KNIVES A duvet cover is usually used to cover what? COMFORTER The Earth s equator passed through all but which of these oceans? ARCTIC Typically flavored with caraway seeds, which of these spirits derives its name f rom the Latin for water of life ? AQUAVIT In the 70s, what sport transitioned from traditional white balls to optic yellow, w hich were more visible to TV viewers? TENNIS In 1946, the John Oster Manufacturing Company introduced the Osterizer, a popula r brand of what? BLENDER Following up on the lives of Rick and Ilsa, the 1998 novel As Time Goes By is a co ntroversial sequel to what film? CASABLANCA In 2009, Utah s Fitness Ridge Resort & Spa teamed up with a popular reality show a nd renamed itself what? THE BIGGEST LOSER RESORT What author of The Handmaid s Tale has argued that her novels are speculative fiction , not science fiction? MARGARET ATWOOD

Popular in many states, Click It or Ticket campaigns encourage drivers to do what? WEAR SEAT BELTS Depicting two hands sketching each other, Drawing Hands is a 1948 lithograph by wh at famous artist? M.C. ESCHER Made with Kevlar, the Ove Glove is a product intended to be used in which of these places? IN A KITCHEN Though he now makes his home in Dallas, NBA superstar Dirk Nowitzki hails from w hat foreign country? GERMANY What carmaker puts an M in the model name of the sportier versions of its regular cars, such as its M3? and M5?? BMW A whetstone is an old-fashioned kitchen device with a hard, flat surface designe d to do what? SHARPEN KNIVES What author of The Handmaid s Tale has argued that her novels are speculative fiction , not science fiction? MARGARET ATWOOD Which of these cosmetics can be used in an emergency to stop pantyhose from runn ing? NAIL POLISH What is the punch line to the joke that asks, Why couldn t Beethoven find his teach er? HE WAS HAYDN In 2011, Time Magazine named what movie s Jack Torrance as the Worst Fictional Fath er of all time? THE SHINING Published in 2011,Stephen King s 11/22/63? is a time travel novel that centers arou nd what event in history? JFK ASSASSINATION In terms of square mileage,which of these Middle Eastern countries is the larges t? SAUDI ARABIA In 2011,the FDA banned the use of the words waterproof and sweatproof on what produc ts labeling? SUNSCREEN Used to test vision,the Snellen eye chart typically has what bold,single letter in the top row? E At a recycling plant,which of these materials would be categorized as either ferr ous or nonferrous ? SCRAP METAL Coined by George Bernard Shaw,the term bardolatry refers to the excessive worship of what famous writer? WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE In a hit song from the 1987 movie Dirty Dancing, a man and woman croon Now I ve had wh at? THE TIME OF MY LIFE A fashion accessory known as The Closer Tote was popularized by a TV character pla yed by what actress? KYRA SEDGWICK Parting is such sweet sorrow is a line from Shakespeare that offers an example of what literary device? OXYMORON From a word meaning to sit , a seance is a gathering at which people attempt to do what? SPEAK WITH THE DEAD Also the name of her global empire,Martha Stewart s eponymous magazine is named Mar tha Stewart what? LIVING In 1986,over 100 tons of what product were used to clean the inner copper walls of the Statue of Liberty? ARM & HAMMER BAKING SODA By definition,a pith helmet is a lightweight hat worn to protect the head from w hat? SUN AND HEAT A Spanish-speaking person refers to what national holiday as Dia de Trabajo ? LABOR DAY Annually since 1978,the Kennedy Center has bestowed Honors on distinguished people in what field? PERFORMING ARTS Which of these nouns,when used as an adjective,means typical or classic ? TEXTBOOK The war memorial for what branch of the U.S. military depicts soldiers raising a flag at Iwo Jima? MARINES If hot dogs come in 10-packs and buns in 8-packs, which of these combos will hav e an equal amount of franks and buns? 4 HOT DOG PACKS, 5 BUN PACKS What state s capital and largest city sits on the shores of Narragansett Bay? RHODE ISLAND What is the well-known nickname for Montana,a title hinted at by the state s offic ial motto, Oro y Plata ? TREASURE STATE Echolocation is a scientific process that determines the location of objects by

using what? SOUND The term spam for junk e-mail is derived from a well-known sketch on what comedy s how? MONTY PYTHON S FLYING CIRCUS Important for proper feng shui,which home improvement item comes in right-handed a nd left-handed versions? DOOR On the TV series The Fugitive, Dr.Richard Kimble pursues a man with what physical trait? ONE ARM In 2009,Crystal Renn released her book Hungry, which chronicles her experiences as a what? PLUS-SIZE MODEL In two Peanuts movies in the 80s,future Black Eyed Pea Fergie voiced what blonde -haired sister of Charlie Brown? SALLY A form of Vitamin A, Retinol is a popular ingredient in which of these drugstore items? WRINKLE CREAM Scandalous at the time,what was the first ballroom dance to feature couples faci ng each other in a closed hold position? WALTZ Though it sounds like it is for a children s game,which of these websites belongs to a major U.S. book publisher? SIMONSAYS.COM Which of these tropical locales is not mentioned in the Beach Boys hit song Kokom o ? BARBADOS Taking advantage of Rocco DiSpirito s skill set,a 2011 Bravo reality show is aptly titled Rocco s what? DINNER PARTY In The Three Little Pigs, which of these materials is not used by one of the pigs to build a house? BAMBOO What TV personality s fans express their allegiance by proclaiming themselves memb ers of Team Coco ? CONAN O BRIEN An ironic allusion to a famous legislator, The Volstead in New York City is a chee kily-named what? BAR Which of these legendary sports figures was nicknamed Joltin Joe ? JOE DIMAGGIO In advertisements,what cosmetics brand promotes itself as Easy,breezy,beautiful ? COVERGIRL Which of these Real Housewives installments was canceled after only one season? WASHINGTON,D.C. Famous for his attempts to predict the future,16th-century physician Nostradamus hailed from what country? FRANCE North America is connected to South America by an isthmus located in what countr y? PANAMA In what film does Robert De Niro s character say You,you,you re very good,you ? ANALYZE THIS Steffi Graf,Jennifer Capriati and Lindsay Davenport have all won Olympic gold me dals in what sport? TENNIS Though they all have the same voltage,which of these alkaline batteries is the s mallest in size? AAA Giving it the scientific name of Leviathan melvillei,researchers recently discov ered the bones of a prehistoric what? WHALE Popular at Christmas time,mistletoe plants normally have what color berries? WHITE Ironically not the Charleston, what is the beach-friendly state dance of South C arolina? SHAG In some cases, hands-only CPR can be as effective as the original method, which al so involves doing what to the patient? BREATHING INTO HIS MOUTH The expression top brass originally referred to the decorative gold braids worn by whom? MILITARY OFFICERS Airing in 2011, the reality series Joan & Melissa follows the ups and downs betwee n two people of what relation? MOTHER AND DAUGHTER What actress and international sex symbol was the inspiration for the term sex ki tten ? BRIGITTE BARDOT What kind of vehicle can be ordered in standardized Panamax and Suezmax sizes? CONTAINER SHIP Covered by The Fugees in 1996, Killing Me Softly was first made famous by what sing er in 1973? ROBERTA FLACK

The title of a popular online game sold by Zynga invites players to form Words Wi th what? FRIENDS In a famous Robert Frost poem,a traveler finds two roads diverged in a wood and ch ooses which one? THE ONE LESS TRAVELED BY The hammer,anvil and stirrup are common names for the three bones located in wha t part of the body? EAR Published in 2010, Gunn s Golden Rules is a life lessons book by a TV personality fr om what reality show? PROJECT RUNWAY In a song title on Michael Jackson s 1982 Thriller album, what do the initials P.Y.T. stand for? PRETTY YOUNG THING In a public statement,Justin Timberlake famously blamed the 2004 Super Bowl half time debacle on what? WARDROBE MALFUNCTION If you throw brickbats at someone, it means you are doing which of these things? CRITICIZING THEM Thanks to its most common host,the bloodsucking arachnid lxodes scapularis is mo re commonly known as the what? DEER TICK In the e-mail and memo abbreviation bcc, what does the b stand for? BLIND In recent years,several U.S. cities and towns have passed ordinances banning wha t contentious fashion trend? SAGGY PANTS Nutritionists use the glycemic index to rank foods based on how they affect a pe rson s what? BLOOD SUGAR LEVEL The high school dance known as prom is actually short for what word? PROMENAD E Reiki is a type of what? ENERGY HEALING What now-famous singer played Charlene DuPrey,Willis s girlfriend,on the 80s sitcom Diff rent Strokes ? JANET JACKSON During Kabbalah study,what music star prefers to go by her Hebrew name Esther ? MADONNA Important for its use in fertilizer, ammonia is a compound made from hydrogen an d what other element? NITROGEN In the 1800s,Ohio native Annie Oakley gained national fame for her remarkable sk ills as a what? SHARPSHOOTER If someone were to describe Nicolas Cage as cagey, they might mean that he is what ? SHREWD Which of these colors is,by defintion, a shade of purplish-red? MAGENTA Which of these family movies about animals centers on a creature that weighs the most? FREE WILLY In 2007,what singer revealed that Caroline Kennedy was the inspiration for one o f his 1969 hit songs? NEIL DIAMOND What do scientists term the living matter that makes up all plant and animal cel ls? PROTOPLASM Appropriately,the letters in the name Katie Holmes can be rearranged to form the p hrase She like a what? TOM In the folk song She ll Be Coming Round the Mountain, what will she be driving ? SIX WHITE HORSES Often referred to as NASCAR Valley, what U.S. state is home to the NASCAR Hall of Fame? NORTH CAROLINA To tour the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor, you must visit what Hawaiian i sland? OAHU Featuring men who agree to murder to help one another,the 2011 comedy Horrible Bo sses echoes what Hitchcock film? STRANGERS ON A TRAIN What popular cleaning brand s varieties include Dusters, Dry and WetJet ? SWIFFER Famous for his deadpan line Bueller ..Bueller, Ben Stein is given what title in the credits for Ferris Bueller s Day Off ? ECONOMICS TEACHER Grammy-winning country music star Judith Newton rose to fame in the 80s with what nickname? JUICE NEWTON Tippling is an old-fashioned term for what unsavory behavior? DRINKING ALCHOHO L A common ingredient in ice cream and toothpaste, carrageenan is an extract of wh at? SEAWEED

Originally en vogue in the early 1900s, a craftsman is a simplistic style of what? HOUSE What actor once blamed his career slump on a 1982 People magazine article that m istakenly referred to him as deceased? ABE VIGODA In a famous opera by Mozart, a young lover is protected by the magical powers of w hat musical instrument? FLUTE A reference to the last initial of the retailer s founder, the K in Kmart stands for w hat? KRESEGE In the U.S. military, a Black Hawk: refers to what type of vehicle? HELICOPT ER Which of these common kitchen ingredients is often clarified by heating it on the stove? BUTTER Ionization chamber and photoelectric are the two most common types of what household device? SMOKE DETECTOR Since 2001,Apple has named the different versions of its popular MAC OS X operat ing system after various what? BIG CATS SPECIES In 2011,Italian cops caught the mob boss of the Sicilian town of Corleone,the na mesake of the crime family in what film? THE GODFATHER A famous passage from the Bible,the Twenty-third Psalm begins with the line The L ord is my what? SHEPHERD Which of these fonts consists of symbols instead of letters? WINGDINGS What U.S. landmark exists today as a result of the Boulder Canyon Project Act of 1928? HOOVER DAM The border of a standard U.S. Social Security card is what color? BLUE Also called a serial comma,the optional comma placed before the and at the end of a written list is called a what? OXFORD COMMA Marking the first day of Lent, observers of Ash Wednesday have ashes placed on w hat part of the body? FOREHEAD A 2011 New York Times obituary for the late Peter Falk discussed the actor s 30-pl us year gig as what TV character? COLUMBO Which of these esteemed actors had a brief, if memorable, nude scene in the come dy classic Animal House ? DONALD SUTHERLAND Inspired by the name of a large corporation, which of these terms refers to a la rge and pretentious house? MCMANSION In what film does Robert De Niro play a vindictive criminal named Max Cady, orig inally played in 1962 by Robert Mitchum? CAPE FEAR According to legend, David Jacks of Monterey County, CA, was the first to market a now-famous type of what? CHEESE In 1968, what star of Planet of the Apes turned heads with what s billed as the firs t ever himan-ape movie kiss? CHARLTON HESTON While a fisherman hauls in the catch, what is the name for the person who sells it? FISHMONGER Because it s a synonym, which of these French words could be considered a nickname for the word nickname ? SOBRIQUET Traditionally, which of these professionals is most likely to wear a skirt made of tulle? BALLERINA In 2011, what country elected its first ever female prime minister, Yingluck Shi nawatra? THAILAND By definition, gestational diabetes can only occur to what group of people? PREGNANT WOMEN Sixth-grader Harriet M. Welsch is the heroine of the classic children s book Harrie t the what? SPY What classic rock song asks the unusual question, Scaramouche, scaramouche, will you do the fandango? BOHEMIAN RAPSODY By definition, bariatrics is a branch of medicine concerned with the treatment o f what condition? OBESITY Passed by the Senate in 2010,the CALM Act requires TV broadcasters to limit the volume of what? COMMERCIALS First Lady of France Carla Bruni-Sarkozy plays a museum tour guide in whose 2011 film Midnight in Paris ? WOODY ALLEN

The famous Lincoln-Douglas debates took place in 1858 between two men running fo r what office? U.S. SENATOR During her 2010 SNL monologue,Betty White quipped that what website sounded like a huge waste of time ? FACEBOOK Hailing from Spain,what pro tennis player uses a logo that resembles a bull? RAFAEL NADAL Which of these Texas city names can be spelled by writing three well-known music al syllables? LAREDO Which of these U.S. corporations has thousands of employees that are members of the UAW? GENERAL MOTORS Though not confirmed by the author,Johnny Fontane,the singer in The Godfather, is believed to be based on whom? FRANK SINATRA What region of the globe shares its name with a term meaning a state of listlessn ess or sadness ? DOLDRUMS Canned by Hormel s competitor Armour,Treet is a rival version of what branded food ? SPAM In the Paul Simon song 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover, which of these is not one of t he ways to leave your lover? FILL UP THE TANK,HANK In a nod to his job,New York s Port Authority Bus Station features an 8-foot-tall statue of what classic TV character? RALPH KRAMDEN Just as George W.Bush and his dad are 43? and 41, John Quincy Adams and his dad wou ld have had what nicknames? 6 AND 2 Diets that incorporate the eating habits of Greece,Spain and Italy are fittingly referred to as what? MEDITERRANEAN The newspaper term Op-Ed means what? OPPOSITE THE EDITORIAL PAGE What part of the body is made up of about 100 billion neurons? BRAIN As of 2011,which of these positions in the U.S. government has been filled by a woman three different times? SECRETARY OF STATE The cover of what band s debut album appropriately features a picture of the ill-f ated Hindenburg? LED ZEPPELIN In the 2003 animated movie Finding Nemo, the good-natured Dory suffers from what p roblem? MEMORY LOSS Marketed to parents with infant children, Dreft is a popular brand of what? LAUNDRY DETERGENT N2O is the chemical formula for what? LAUGHING GAS Originally made in Germany, traditional Rumple Minze schnapps is known for what distinctive flavor? PEPPERMINT The subject of a famous Revolutionary War poem, the shot heard round the world was fired in what U.S. state? MASSACHUSETTS The infamous Rat Pack originated in the 50s as a circle of what famous actor s friend s? HUMPHREY BOGART Introduced in the late 1960s, antilock mechanisms are now a common feature of wh at car parts? BRAKES In a nod to one of Facebook s most iconic features, a couple in 2011 gave their ne wborn daughter what first name? SUBCOASTAL In a nod to one of Facebook s most iconic features, a couple in 2011 gave their ne wborn daughter what first name? LIKE Which of these drugstore brands shares its logo design with the Socialist Labor Party of America? ARM AND HAMMER What Broadway musical features the extravagant song-and dance number Springtime f or Hitler ? THE PRODUCERS The term head honcho is derived in part from the Japanese word hancho, which roughly translates as what? GROUP LEADER The reflective surface of a CD usually consists of an extremely thin layer of wh at metal? ALUMINUM Which of these retail chains is named for a prudish English queen? VICTORIA S SECRET The 1938 War of the Worlds radio broadcast convinced listeners that what event had taken place? ALIEN INVASION In 2009, the International Olympic Committee named what city as the host of the

2016 games? RIO DE JANEIRO E is for Everyone, T is for Teen and M is for Mature are standard ratings for which of the following? VIDEO GAMES In the classic book The Swiss Family Robinson, the Robinsons build a makeshift hou se where? IN A TREE Vendors at Seattle s Pike Place Market are world famous for doing what? THROWING FISH What popular Web series features an irritating piece of fruit that constantly he ckles his kitchen counter neighbors? THE ANNOYING ORANGE In 2010,an out-of-control Amish teenager led police on a wild one-mile chase whi le driving a what? HORSE-DRAWN BUGGY In 2005, W. Mark Felt revealed himself to be Deep Throat, the long-anonymous sourc e in what scandal? WATERGATE Who holds the record for the longest Senate speech,spending 24 hours attacking a famous civil rights bill? STROM THURMOND Originally developed by NASA in the 70s, memory foam is often used to make which of these household items? MATTRESSES A fetoscope is a medical tool commonly used to examine whom? PREGNANT WOMEN A popular vacation spot, the Turks and Caicos Islands are a British colony locat ed where? CARIBBEAN According to the Association for Dressings and Sauces, what is the most popular salad dressing in the U.S.? RANCH In the upcoming biopic The Iron Lady, Meryl Streep takes on what famous female? MARGARET THATCHER Which of these is the name of a popular brand of electric-powered mobility scoote r ? RASCAL Riffing on Scorsese,the 90's cartoon Animaniacs featured the Goodfeathers, three pig eons who were also what? GANGSTERS Usually a male role,Prospero is played by Dame Helen Mirren in the 2010 film of what Shakespeare play? THE TEMPEST Once featured on a TV infomercial, the Flowbee is a haircutting device that work s with what household appliance? VACUUM CLEANER Pyrophoric substances are so reactive that exposure to air causes them to sponta neously what? IGNITE Depicted in a 2002 Scorsese film, Five Points was a notoriously dangerous slum l ocated in what U.S. city? NEW YORK Most of the world s supply of table sugar is derived from either sugar cane or wha t other sucrose-filled vegetable? SUGAR BEET By definition,crostini is an Italian appetizer that requires what main ingredien t? TOASTED BREAD In 2010,actor Steve Carell announced he was leaving what TV show after the 2010/ 2011 season? THE OFFICE When the night has come / And the land is dark are the first two lines in what cla ssic 1961 song? STAND BY ME In the 1962 movie The Manchurian Candidate, what playing card triggers Raymond s tra nces? QUEEN OF DIAMONDS Thanks to its most common host, the bloodsucking arachnid Ixodes scapularis is m ore commonly known as the what? DEER TICK Invented by Colombian Beto Perez, Zumba is a trendy fitness program that combine s aerobics with elements of what? LATIN DANCE Introduced in 1963,the Easy-Bake Oven includes ingredients allowing kids to make miniature what? CAKES Published in 2010,the memoir You Don t Know Me was written by the son of what late m usician? RAY CHARLES What phrase was used by the media to describe the wave of change that swept some Arab countries in 2011? ARAB SPRING Composed by a Mexican songwriter in 1941,the classic song Besame Mucho translates to what in English? KISS ME A LOT As a marketing ploy,what critter is often added to bottles of the Mexican liquor Mezcal? WORM

Traditional Requiem Masses often include a sequence called the Lacrimosa, a Latin term meaning what? TEARFUL Besides sporting his trademark smoking jacket and pipe, what media mogul is ofte n seen wearing a sailor s hat? HUGH HEFNER The Greek mythical sea creature hippocampus lends its name to what animal s scient ific genus? SEAHORSE An old myth suggests throwing what food against the wall to determine when it is properly cooked? SPAGHETTI In pregnant women,what is the name of the thin,fluid-filled membrane that surrou nds the fetus? AMNION Named for the state where they were developed,concrete barrier walls that often line highways are called what? JERSEY BARRIERS In a famous patriotic quote, Nathan Hale reportedly declared, I only regret that I have but one what for my country ? LIFE TO LOSE In Gray s Anatomy, what bone in the human wrist is described as having a crescentic outline ? SEMILUNAR The lyrics of the rock song White Rabbit make several references to what author s ch ildren s book? LEWIS CARROLL In 2011,what TV actor s costar quipped that he checks gossip news every day to know if I have to go to work at all ? CHARLIE SHEEN Known to most Americans by his Anglicized name,Cristobal Colon was a famous what ? EXPLORER Named for two of the instruments they play, the U.S. Army s Old Guard music corps is known as the what? FIFE AND DRUM CORPS What is Yuri Gagarin s claim to fame? FIRST MAN IN SPACE Not quite as American as apple pie,what came in second on the American Pie Counc il s 2008 survey of favorite flavors? PUMPKIN What is the punch line to the math joke, What does trigonometry have in common wi th a beach ? TAN GENTS A Food & Wine magazine article titled Cook Like a Pit Master presents tips on prep aring what kind of food? BARBECUE Known to ruin the occasional reputation,Page Six is a famous gossip column in wh at U.S. newspaper? NEW YORK POST Which of these classic works of literature is typically categorized as a short s tory and not a novel? THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM What desert s name is a Mongolian word meaning waterless place ? GOBI Which of these colors does not take its name from a gemstone? PERIWINKLE Which of these popular kids movie franchises features a 2009 film subtitled The Sq ueakquel ? ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS In a criminal investigation, a person who is not quite a suspect but still sough t by the police is often called a what? PERSON OF INTEREST Aibohphobia,which reads the same way forwards and backwards,is the fear of what? PALINDROMES A 1985 North Atlantic expedition led by Robert Ballard discovered the wreck of w hat famous ship 73 years after it sank? TITANIC A person who peddles medicines that are fake or ineffective is commonly said to be selling what? SNAKE OIL What country is home to Cape Town International Airport? SOUTH AFRICA Which of these TV comedies popularized the catch phrase That s what she said ? THE OFFICE Approximately 10,000 avalanches occur each winter in which of these U.S. states? UTAH Meaning to go for it all, the phrase shooting the moon refers to a risky play in wha t card game? HEARTS As suggested by its quirky style, the 2010 film Scott Pilgrim vs. The World is bas ed on an original what? GRAPHIC NOVEL Because we typically eat the fleshy part of its root, which of these foods is co nsidered a root vegetable? TURNIP According to the actress, Nichelle Nichols only stayed on what TV series because Martin Luther King, Jr. told her to? STAR TREK

Like his father was before him, Ziggy Marley is a prolific artist in what music genre? REGGAE he political Web site Huffingtonpost.com was founded in 2005 by a writer with wh at first name? ARIANNA In a 2008 book containing six-word memoirs, what celeb s six-word memoir is Brought it to a boil, often ? MARIO BATALLI The trophy for the annual Teen Choice Awards consists of a full-size, usable wha t? SURFBOARD Who was president when CNN debuted Larry King Live, which ended its 25-year run in 2010? RONALD REAGAN Notably set in a parish, not a county, Steven Seagal: Lawman follows the actor s wor k as a policeman where? LOUISIANA On TV s Glee, the glee club s main competition is a 26-member show choir at Carmel Hig h named what? VOCAL ADRENALINE It s like rain on your wedding day is a lyric from a 1995 Alanis Morissette hit with what title? IRONIC Fleur de sel is an expensive type of what? SALT What candy is protected by a U.S. patent titled Process of Preparing Gasified Can dy ? POP ROCKS he popular Ed Hardy line of clothing is named after a person with what professio n? TATTOO ARTIST A person who is said to be playing the back nine is participating in what sport? GOLF The infamous general Napoleon is mentioned in the opening line of what ABBA song ? WATERLOO According to a 2011 report by Forbes, what country counts 115 billionaires among its citizens, second only to the U.S.? CHINA ontaining a purposely misspelled word, the title of Quentin Tarantino s 2009 WWII epic is written how? INGLORIOUS BASTARDS The military vehicle known as the Humvee first saw U.S. combat action in 1989 in what foreign country? PANAMA Tourists intending to visit the capital city of San Jose would receive the best travel advice from what guide book? LET S GO COSTA RICA In 1985,the word Classic was added to what soft drink s label,where it remained for many years? COCA-COLA Which of the following animals is not an ungulate? RACCOON Which of these parts of the body is formally known as the pharynx? THROAT Which of these dishes is traditionally prepared in a molcajete,a heavy bowl made of volcanic rock? GUACAMOLE Which of these classic sitcom characters was not played by an actor with the sam e first name? ELAINE BENES What popular TV show is set in the fictional seaside town of Cabot Cove? MURDER, SHE WROTE Which of these schools features a famous Rotunda that is a half-scale version of the Pantheon in Rome? UNIV OF VA After losing a whopping 88 pounds in 2011, Latino rapper Fat Joe joked that frie nds started calling him Joey what? FLACO In their logo, department store giant Macy s replaces what should be an apostophe with what symbol? A STAR A familiar face in fragrance ads,Argentine Ignacio Nacho Figueras is a top-ranking athlete in what sport? POLO In the nautical expression Shiver me timbers! the word timbers originally referred t o what? HULL OF A SHIP On HBO s Entourage, movie star Vincent Chase stars in all but which of these fiction al movies? VALENTINO Voiced by Johnny Depp,the title character in the 2011 animated movie Rango is what kind of desert creature? CHAMELEON Which of these common Latin phrases means to a sickening degree ? AD NAUSEAM Debuting in 1960,what classic animated series was the first to run in primetime? THE FLINTSTONES

With white sand offsetting dark,peaty water,Ireland s Lough Tay is a body of water often referred to as what? GUINNESS LAKE Betcha can t eat just one is a classic slogan for what food brand? LAYS Which of these key ingredients helps give traditional Worcestershire sauce its s ignature taste? ANCHOVIES At the start of a chess match, the basic opening move E2-E4 involves moving what game piece? PAWN Earning its lead actor an Oscar, the 1968 drama Charly is based on what science fi ction novel? FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON The actor who played Capt. James T. Kirk on TV s Star Trek also played which of thes e TV cops? T.J. HOOKER Composed by Johann Strauss, one of the world s most famous waltzes is called Blue wh at? DANUBE Which of the following names does not refer to the same rapper as the others? BIGGIE SMALLS Which of these is the CORRECTly capitalized abbreviation for a common graduate d egree? PH.D. In 2007, what comedian replaced Bob Barker as host of The Price is Right ? DREW CAR EY What R&B artist was an early mentor to Justin Bieber, getting him his first reco rd deal at 14 years old? USHER What noted African-American writer collaborated on The Autobiography of Malcolm X ? ALEX HALEY henille, a soft, fuzzy fabric, is aptly named for the French word for what bug? CATERPILLAR A cowcatcher is a metal grill that is commonly found on the front of what type o f vehicle? TRAIN The Federal Pell Grant Program is a financial program that provides government m oney to fund what? COLLEGE EDUCATION An indefinitely large number is often expressed to what degree? Nth As of 2011, which of these positions in the U.S. government has been filled by a woman three different times? SECRETARY OF STATE In the 30s, a hand-cranked pasta maker inspired Adolf Ehinger to develop an early form of what office machine? PAPER SHREDDER Between 1100 and 1547, there were eight kings of England who had what first name ? HENRY If ASAP is too long, text messengers can type what three- letter abbreviation to m ean immediately ? PDQ Soviet Lt. General Mikhail Kalashnikov is today best remembered for inventing a widely used type of what? ASSAULT RIFLE Which of these sets of celebrity siblings are professional football players? MANNING BROTHERS What was the name of the cocker spaniel featured in a famous 1952 address by Ric hard Nixon? CHECKERS Which of these common ingredients in Japanese cuisine is a vegetable, and not a type of edible seaweed? DAIKON Though now headquartered in New York,the United Nations drew up its charter in w hat other U.S. city? SAN FRANCISCO Ranging in color from pale violet to deep purple,what is the traditional birthst one for the month of February? AMETHYST According to the Bridal Association of America,what wedding ceremony participant walks down the aisle holding a pillow? RING BEARER Acting legend Meryl Streep made her film debut in 1977 in what Oscar-nominated f ilm? JULIA Which of these animals is not considered an insect? SPIDER George Bernard Shaw once humorously defined what activity as the vertical express ion of horizontal desire ? DANCING According to experts at Harvard Medical School,which of these activities burns t he most calories in 30 minutes? ROLLERBLADING In 1965,former test pilot Owen Maclaren patented a prototype of the B-01,the bas

is for a popular line of what? BABY STROLLERS Movie producer Albert Cubby Broccoli is best known for his work on what film franc hise? JAMES BOND An explosive episode of the TV show MythBusters proved that what nitrate-rich food can be used to power a rocket? SALAMI A rival to Amazon s Kindle,what is the name of the e-book reader sold by Barnes & Noble? NOOK What novel begins When he was nearly thirteen,my brother Jem got his arm badly br oken at the elbow? TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD In its written form,which of these languages has over 50,000 characters but no a lphabet? CHINESE What band claims its name was inspired by the initials of a popular brand of mot or oil? STONE TEMPLE PILOTS In the popular Ice Age movies,the acorn-obsessed character Scrat is what type of f ictional beast? SABER-TOOTHED SQUIRREL What continent would a person have to go to in order to go to Togo? AFRICA Which of these countries is home to the world s largest Kurdish population? TURKEY What term is often used to describe a session of Congress held after the electio ns but before the new term? LAME DUCK What product s 1972 patent describes a foamable resinous composition sprayed from an aerosol can? SILLY STRING Inspiring a 2010 film,the 2005 economics bestseller by Stephen Levitt and Stephe n Dubner has what unusual title? FREAKONOMICS Which of these signs of the zodiac is traditionally symbolized by a person and n ot an animal? VIRGO Ellen DeGeneres typically kicks off episodes of her popular daytime talk show by doing what? DANCING Meg Ryan was married for ten years to what leading man,her costar in the 1987 co medy Innerspace ? DENNIS QUAID The punny 1966 Time Magazine headline Truman s Compote combines an author s name and a type of what? DESSERT Before becoming vice president, Joe Biden served as what state s U.S. senator for 36 years? DELAWARE Capable of storing up to two hundred gallons of water,a saguaro is a type of wha t? CACTUS Cooties is a slang word for what insects? LICE A type of pesticide,molluscicides are designed to get rid of what slimy creature s? SNAILS While campaigning,what U.S. president appeared on Laugh-In, delivering a deadpan So ck It To Me? RICHARD NIXON What body part is the final word of the chorus in the folk song Oh! Susanna ? KNEE Which of these combinations of standard coin rolls is worth the most money? FIVE ROLLS OF DIMES The second half of each episode of TV s Law & Order focuses on the efforts of what p rofessionals? DISTRICT ATTORNEYS Bruce Springsteen s album The Ghost of Tom Joad references the main character of wha t classic novel? THE GRAPES OF WRATH What retailer donates proceeds from sales of its Easy Button to the Boys & Girls C lubs of America? STAPLES The site of the Wright Brothers historic first flight,Kitty Hawk is located in w hat U.S. state? NORTH CAROLINA The 2011 film The Descendants features George Clooney as the head of an old family in what exotic location? HAWAII Featured in Madonna s 1998 video Frozen, mehndi are temporary henna tattoos traditio nally placed where? HANDS & FEET Featuring a high,prominent bridge,an aquiline nose is better known as a what? ROMAN NOSE Patty Hearst,Eddie Van Halen and John McEnroe all voiced callers on what TV sitcom

? FRASIER Mount Vernon,George Washington s home for over forty years,overlooks what U.S. riv er? POTOMAC Along with his wife Melinda,what billionaire has set a goal of eradicating polio worldwide? BILL GATES The position of long snapper plays a key,if understated role in which of these tea m sports? FOOTBALL In Albert Einstein s groundbreaking formula E=mc2, the m stands for what? MASS The polemonium plant derives its common nickname from a Biblical story about a la dder seen by whom? JACOB In one of his fireside chats,what U.S. president described America as a great Ars enal of Democracy ? FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT If your astrological sign is the one that comes first alphabetically,then when i s your birthday? JANUARY OR FEBRUARY What city s stock exchange is home to the FTSE 100 index, informally known as the f ootsie ? LONDON Founded in 1968, what is the company J.D. Power and Associates best known for pr oviding? CUSTOMER SATISFACTION DATA Taken from Leave It To Beaver, the label June Cleaver typically refers to what TV st ereotype? PERFECT HOUSEWIFE The zoological classification Lepidoptera consists of butterflies and what other insects? MOTHS The son of a jazz promoter,Billy Crystal was taken to his first movie by what le gendary singer? BILLIE HOLIDAY Introduced in 1966,which of these brands of candy boasts First it s Candy,Then it s G um! ? RAZZLES In which of the following comedies does a woman,not a cross-dressing man,don a f at suit? SHALLOW HAL In the U.S.,what term refers to the number 1 followed by 15 zeros? QUADRILL ION Led by saxophonist Cleto Escobedo III,what late night talk show features the hou se band Cleto and the Cletones ? JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! Sarah Palin s husband Todd is a four-time winner of the Iron Dog,the world s longest what? SNOWMOBILE RACE What race s last place finisher receives a red lantern,supposedly to help light th e way home at night? IDITAROD Featuring an emotional scene set a potter s wheel,a musical based on what movie op ened in London in 2011? GHOST Pastis,sambuca and ouzo are three similar liqueurs that all have what distinctiv e flavor? ANISE Which of these U.S. cities is located in a tri-state region known as Ark-La-Tex ? SHREVEPORT In the U.S., the small front pocket on a pair of Levi s blue jeans is known as the what? WATCH POCKET What old-fashioned exclamation is repeated throughout the 1957 hit song Great Bal ls of Fire ? GOODNESS GRACIOUS! When translated from the French,what is the full name of the resort company know n as Club Med? CLUB MEDITTERANEAN According to a data-based book called The Top Ten, which Shakespeare play is one o f the ten best books of all-time? HAMLET Which of these 80s sitcoms did not feature a live-in housekeeper as one of its ma in characters? GROWING PAINS By definition,which of these classic French recipes contains nuts? TROUT AM ANDINE In the 1987 movie The Princess Bride, what actress plays the Princess Bride? ROBIN WRIGHT PENN Which of these bottled water brands is produced by the makers of Coca-Cola? DASANI Before becoming a supermodel,which of these women attended the Univeristy of Nai robi? IMAN

In 2009,astronomers discovered a supersized ring around what planet,much further a way than its other known rings? SATURN Which of these political figures was born in Hope,Arkansas,just nine years after Bill Clinton? MIKE HUCKABEE On the front of a U.S. Social Security Card,what images appear on the left and r ight hand edges? CLASSICAL COLUMNS Which of the following could be used to introduce both the 29th U.S. president a nd a Grammy-nominated rapper? WARREN G Which of these hit songs from the 70s has the same title as a classic Christmas c arol? JOY TO THE WORLD Which of these is the name of an all-natural line of products known for its bees wax-based lip balm? BURT S BEES First enjoyed in 1949, which candy brand was created by Bill and Dorothy Harmsen in Golden, Colorado? JOLLY RANCHER What European language is often referred to as Nederlands by its native speakers? DUTCH Suspense novelist Robert Ludlum created what well-known movie character? JASON BOURNE What country hosted the 2010 FIFA World Cup, soccer s premier international compet ition? SOUTH AFRICA What pop star was named an Ambassador for Youth and Culture by her native countr y of Barbados? RIHANNA Traditionally, quarterbacks yell which of these words to their center when they want to start a play? HIKE In 1969, the Apollo 11 lunar module landed on a region of the moon named Sea of wh at? TRANQUILITY What is the total number of Commandments and deadly sins traditionally recognize d in Christianity? 17 A metaphor for a tough situation, the British phrase sticky wicket arose from play ing what game on a wet field? CRICKET The Obama girls attend Sidwell Friends, a D.C. school founded by a member of wha t religious group? QUAKER Described as a 370-year old Forks, WA resident, who ranked second on Forbes 2011 list of wealthiest fictional characters? CARLISE CULLEN Which of these U.S. states have postal abbreviations that contain the same two l etters? ALABAMA AND LOUISIANA Though known for her comedy, what actress won an Oscar for her dramatic turn in the 2009 film Precious ? MONIQUE On December 21, 1864, General Sherman s famous March to the Sea concluded with the c apture of what Southern city? SAVANNAH Released posthumously in 2009, Michael Jackson s single This Is It was co-written by what music legend? PAUL ANKA The interjection ahem is meant to imitate the sound a person makes while doing wha t? CLEARING HIS THROAT In comedy, an event where the guest of honor is subjected to humorous criticisms is called a what? ROAST The nautical term starboard refers to what part of the ship? RIGHT SIDE Which of the following is a hip-sounding chapter title in Stephen Hawking s A Brief History of Time ? Black Holes Ain t So Black To make papier-mache, kids traditionally dunk newspaper strips into paste made f rom water and what? FLOUR Though she s technically Mrs. Jenner, the matriarch of the Kardashian family has wha t first name? KRIS Yappy hours are social events in which attendees are encouraged to bring their wha t? DOGS An iPhone app from Runpee.com advises users on the best time to go to the restro om while doing what? WATCHING A MOVIE Visible even with the naked eye,which of these planets is brightest in the eveni ng sky? VENUS The United States of America is named after a famous what? EXPLORER

Honored by the Kennedy Center in 2003, Itzhak Perlman is a world-renowned player of what musical instrument? VIOLIN Mahalo is a commonly used Hawaiian word that means what? THANK YOU For most of his 40-year run as the Today show s film critic,Gene Shalit sported wh ich of these looks? BOW TIE, BUSHY MUSTACHE A person who orders bifteck in a French restaurant expects to see what on his plat e? STEAK Causing excessive body hair growth,the medical condition hypertrichosis is slang ily known as what? WEREWOLF SYNDROME A treat for their customers,in 2011 pet food maker Friskies released three iPad games meant for what animals to play? CATS In 2003,what country became the third,after the U.S. and Russia,to launch a pers on into space aboard its own rocket? CHINA A favorite at weddings, The Chicken Dance song is one of the most widely known tun es of what music genre? POLKA Which of these TV show titles is a synonym for happiness ? GLEE Which of these organizations holds a massive get-together every four years calle d a Jamboree ? BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA According to a George Carlin joke,what state is truly the Garden State only if you are talking about growing smokestacks ? NEW JERSEY Khaled Hosseini s novels The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns are both set pri marily in what country? AFGHANISTAN In 2007, John Denver s Rocky Mountain High became an official state song of what U.S . state? COLORADO After retirement, emeritus is traditionally added to the title of a person with whi ch of these occupations? COLLEGE PROFESSORS In 2010,Barbara Walters joked she chose a cow valve for her heart surgery over o ne from what non-kosher animal? PIG From a Sanskrit phrase meaning one with great measure, a mahout is a driver of wha t kind of animal? ELEPHANT The Showtime series Episodes stars what Friends star as a lightly fictionalized vers ion of themselves? MATT LEBLANC Known for its obsession with UFOs,what U.S. town has a McDonald s restaurant shape d like a flying saucer? ROSWELL, NM Beverly Cleary is the author of a series of children s books about the Quimby sist ers,Beezus and whom? RAMONA As of April 2011,residents of which of these U.S. states do not currently pay st ate income tax? ALASKA A tox screen is a medical test commonly used to examine the components of which of the following? BLOOD The April 1972 issue of Cosmopolitan sold over 1.5 million copies, thanks to a n ude centerfold of whom? Burt Reynolds In 1918, William L. Murphy invented a stow-away version of what piece of furnitu re? BED Best known for their hazelnut-filled Baci chocolates, Perugina is a confectioner y based in what country? ITALY In 2010, Target recalled a T-shirt featuring the now-banned flag of what country s Francoist regime? SPAIN What sports unnecessary roughness penalty inspired the name of the USA drama Necesa y Roughness ? FOOTBALL Rebound tumbling is another name for what? TRAMPOLINING What athlete portrays himself in the 1977 movie The Greatest ? MOHAMMAD ALI While Johnny Cash famously sang about A Boy Named Sue, what oldie features a lyric about a gal named Sue ? TUTTI FRUTTI Which of these U.S. national parks lies across the Continental Divide? ROCKY MO UNTAIN In the favorite brunch menu item Eggs Benedict,how are the eggs prepared? POACHED Actress Kimberly Williams changed her last name to WIlliams-Paisley in 2003 afte r marrying a famous what? COUNTRY SINGER

Which of these bird names is also a verb meaning to complain ? GROUSE An old saying,similar to let the buyer beware, warns against purchasing what anima l in a poke ? PIG The slogan Untouched by Man is used to advertise which of these grocery store prod ucts? FIJI WATER What international city refers to its Chinatown as Barrio Chino ? MEXICO CITY What cooking term comes from the French word for White ? BLANCH Claiming it is her lucky number,what young singer writes 13? on the back of her h and before shows? TAYLOR SWIFT The slang term El Lay phonetically spells out the abbreviation for what state s most populated city? CALIFORNIA Derived from the name of an American Indian tribe the famous prison in Ossining, New York is called what? SING SING The international runaway bestseller The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo takes place i n what country? SWEDEN Roughly 35 million men in the U.S. suffer from androgenetic alopecia,also known as male pattern what? BALDNESS Considered the opposite of sexy,women s underwear that comes up to the waist is sl angily known as what? GRANNY PANTIES Which of the following is the name of a landlocked country in Africa and not an island in Hawaii? MALAWI Said to have inspired the song America The Beautiful, Pikes Peak is part of what U .S. mountain range? ROCKY Which of these classic novels features the wise advice Never laugh at live dragon s ? THE HOBBIT In a 2005 hit single,a hip-hop star raps Call me George Foreman cause I m sellin ever ybody what? GRILLZ Washing a dog in tomato juice is a traditional home remedy for what? REMOVING SKUNK ODOR Katy Perry has admitted that her hit single I Kissed A Girl was inspired by an ima gined kiss with what Hollywood hottie? SCARLETT JOHANSSON In 1884,brothers Al,Otto,Charles,John,and Alf Ringling founded a famous what in Baraboo,WI? CIRCUS Daniel and Sweep the Leg are two songs inspired by what 80s teen flick? THE KARA TE KID Characterized by the hair-like strands covering its legs,Kiwa hirsuta is a crust acean more commonly known as what? YETI CRAB Rabbit ears are a device once commonly used to help improve which of the following ? TV RECEPTION The 1960 Hitchcock masterpiece Psycho has the odd distinction of being the first U .S. film to show what onscreen? TOILET BEING FLUSHED In a V8 car engine,which of these components is arranged in a V-shaped pattern? CYLINDER An ode to the president,what R&B group remade an old hit with the 2009 single Sol id(As Barack) ? ASHFORD & SAMPSON Which of these substances,if subjected to enough heat and pressure,could theoret ically be turned into a diamond? PENCIL GRAPHITE The Polar Rim section of the San Diego Zoo houses an exhibit featuring which of these animals? REINDEER The star of her own cable TV reality series, Rachel Zoe is best known for her wo rk as a celebrity what? FASHION STYLIST In 2009,England s Prince Harry made his first official visit to the U.S. to partic ipate in what charity event? POLO MATCH What 2009 hit single by Shakira has a Spanish version called Loba ? SHE WOLF A sort of prequel to Sex and The City, The Carrie Diaries is a 2010 novel by what au thor? CANDACE BUSHNELL Written by the British group Psapp, Cosy in the Rocket is the theme song to what l ong-running TV drama? GREY S ANATOMY Originally voiced by John Goodman, which of the five animated M&M s spokescandies is a peanut M&M YELLOW

Backyard gas grills are commonly fueled by a liquid form of what compound? PROPANE Known as a difficult area to stretch, your IT, or iliotibial band, is located wh ere? ALONG YOUR THIGH In the classic TV special, Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer befriends an elf who wants to be a what? DENTIST When Footloose was remade in 2011, it dropped the original s chicken race scene, whi ch took place on what? TRACTORS The Toyota models Camry,Corolla and Corona all get their names from Latin or Jap anese words that mean what? CROWN In Colombia,the aptly named Biblioburros is a program that uses donkeys to distrib ute what? BOOKS To extend their shelf life,bags of potato chips are often filled with what gas b efore being sealed? NITROGEN Someone who is being unrealistically optimistic is said to be whistling what song? DIXIE The University of California,San Diego s Geisel Library bears the real surname of what author? DR.SEUSS Despite spanning nearly four million square miles, what country has had only one time zone since 1949? CHINA Since 1991,high school students have competed in a National Science Bowl sponsor ed by what U.S. department? ENERGY Classic kids stories involving Goldilocks,billy goats and little pigs all feature what word in their titles? THREE According to the book of Exodus,which of these was not one of the ten plagues Go d inflicted on ancient Egypt? TEMPLES TURNED TO SAND Which of these famous people never appeared as a guest star on the HBO series Sex and The City ? ROBERT DOWNEY, JR As its name implies,Bowfire is a music show featuring several performers who are virtuosos on the what? FIDDLE Before Barack Obama,who was the last sitting U.S. senator to become president? JOHN F. KENNEDY In a 2010 performance at the White House,who serenaded the First Lady with his 1 965 song Michelle ? PAUL MCCARTNEY The practice of tightly wrapping an infant with blankets to prevent the movement of limbs is known as what? SWADDLING The members of the 70s pop group ABBA collectively have as many legs as which of these animals? SPIDER Which of these terms is often used to refer to the generation of Americans born between 1978 and 1989? MILLENNIALS The section of New York s Central Park known as Strawberry Fields memorializes a mem ber of what iconic band? THE BEATLES The series finale of The Sopranos ended with Tony engaging in what decidedly un-mo b-like activity? EATING ONION RINGS Five different yellow Volkswagen buses were used in the filming of which of thes e road trip movies? LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE Which of these food-related places saw the invention of the chocolate chip cooki e in 1933? TOLL HOUSE INN Which of these FOX shows was not created by animation impresario Seth MacFarlane ? KING OF THE HILL Which of these U.S. cities is situated northeast of Denver, CO? MINNEAPOLIS An essential component in tango music, the bandoneon is a musical instrument tha t closely resembles a what? ACCORDION Founded in 1868, Martinelli s is a California-based company best known for produci ng what? SPARKLING CIDER The triangular orange logo on Elmer s glue labels features the head of Elmer,who i s what kind of spokesanimal ? BULL What type of neckline gets its name because it is traditionally seen on sweaters by rowers? CREW NECK What keyboard symbol s name comes from a Greek word meaning little star ? ASTERISK

Which of these mathematical terms best describes the trajectory path of a fly ba ll? PARABOLA What British author s second novel was dedicated To my mum,Nellie,for not being lik e Bridget s ? HELEN FIELDING The infamous 1994 court case of Liebeck v. McDonald s was fought over the temperat ure of what menu item? COFFEE Starring Bruce Willis, the 2010 film RED features CIA agents who are Extremely Dang erous as well as what? RETIRED What casino game allows gamblers to make an insurance bet against losing to the ho use? BLACKJACK A chemical compound known as DHA is a common active ingredient in what beauty pr oduct? SELF-TANNER Which of these guitar parts shares its name with a verb meaning to worry ? FRET The 2008 autobiography Audition chronicles the storied career of what female journ alist? BARBARA WALTERS What hit 1950s song features the line A-wop-bop-a-loo-bop-a-lop-bam-boo ? TUTTI-FR UTTI Resulting in a pruney look,fingertips get wrinkly after water has washed away what oily substance? SEBUM What part of a bride s wedding dress comes in elbow,fingertip and cathedral length s? VEIL The Tea Party movement takes its name from a famous historical event that took p lace in what city? BOSTON Which of these features of planet Earth is considered part of its hydrosphere? ATLANTIC OCEAN Made famous in the movie Dracula, Transylvania is a region of what country? ROMANIA In honor of the famous race held in its capital,what state s commemorative quarter features a racecar? INDIANA Often causing injury,the hard-to-open plastic packaging encasing many electronic s is known as what? CLAMSHELL PACKAGING Which New York City street is best known as the home of the New York Stock Excha nge? WALL STREET Practice is the answer to an old joke that asks, How do you get to what New York Cit y landmark? CARNEGIE HALL Reindeer are in the same species as which of these animals? CARIBOU Out on parole since 2007,Sara Jane Moore spent decades in prison for trying to a ssassinate whom? GERALD FORD In 2011, TheOnion.com joked that what cereal was now being sold with 15 Percent L ess Leprechaun Meat ? LUCKY CHARMS Thanks to a curious Supreme Court ruling in 1922,what s the only pro sport with an antitrust exemption? BASEBALL Which of these terms is the apt name of one of the most common causes of the com mon cold? RHINOVIRUS Popular with tourists,what U.S. city s Chinatown features the famous thoroughfare Grant Avenue? SAN FRANCISCO As it is technically a legume,which of these nuts grows in pods underground rather than on trees? PEANUT An Asian equivalent of a John Deere,which of these animals is known as the living tractor of the East ? WATER BUFFALO Who are the three Heathers in the cult 1989 movie of the same name? HIGH SCH OOL GIRLS Used in airports to detect sick passengers,thermal scanners measure a person s wha t? TEMPERATURE The first jigsaw puzzles were developed in 18th-century England as a tool for te aching what subject? GEOGRAPHY In the Lord of the Rings movies, which of these creatures is usually the shortest? HOBBIT Traditionally worn by geishas and sumo wrestlers,geta are wooden footwear from w hat country? JAPAN

In 2011,Keithroy Yearwood revealed that he was the baby on the cover of what rap per s 1994 album Ready to Die ? NOTORIOUS B.I.G. In 2011,what name didn t make Social Security s list of Popular Baby Names for the f irst time since 1955? ELVIS Thanks to microorganisms that collect in their paws,many dogs feet have a distinc tive odor known as what? FRITO FEET Fork-split and gently pull apart are common instructions for preparing what type o f food? ENGLISH MUFFINS In 1928, anthropologist Margaret Mead published her landmark study titled Coming of Age in what country? SAMOA What TV chef released the 2010 book Savannah Style, illustrating a full year of So uthern living? PAULA DEEN In competitive swimming, which of these styles is considered the slowest? BREASTSTROKE Don t Be Evil is the unofficial corporate motto of what Internet giant? GOOGLE By definition,a Mexican dish served con queso comes with what? CHEESE On the New York Stock Exchange,what company uses the apt stock symbol ZZ ? SEALY On a direct flight,which of these pairs of cities are farthest apart in terms of air miles? MIAMI AND PHOENIX Nicknamed Hemingway cats for the author who owned several,polydactyl cats have wha t distinctive trait? EXTRA TOES Enabling it to go for weeks without food,a camel s hump is primarily used to store what? FAT Patient has some ribs to spare,take out a couple,but use care is an instruction in what classic game? OPERATION A new spin on the BLT,the increasingly popular BLAT sandwich typically comes with bacon,lettuce,tomato and what? AVOCADO Carson Daly,the host of the NBC singing contest The Voice, was also the host of wh at MTV music show? TOTAL REQUEST LIVE By definition,a towhead has what distinguishing feature? LIGHT-BLOND HAIR What renowned scientist s lab books were once kept in lead-lined boxes because the y were radioactive? MARIE CURIE Nova Scotia,or Nova for short,is a popular but pricey type of what food? SMOKED S ALMON Editor-in-chief of Men s Health magazine,David Zinczenko is the best-selling autho r of what diet book? EAT THIS,NOT THAT In the climactic prom scene of the 1976 film Carrie, the title character is doused with the blood of what farm animal? PIG Headquartered in Cupertino,what tech company offers Cupidtino, an online dating si te that connects fans of its products? APPLE Located in the arm in humans, the humerus bone is located where in birds? WINGS Slated to open in 2013,the Louvre Abu Dhabi, like its Paris counterpart,will be an enormous what? MUSEUM Due to his real-life first initial, the actor known for playing Mini-Me in the A ustin Powers films has what nickname? MINI-V In his satirical essay A Modest Proposal, Jonathan Swift proposed that Ireland s poo r do what with their children? SELL THEM TO BE EATEN The longtime spokesman for Motel 6,Tom Bodett ad-libbed the famous slogan, We ll do what for you ? LEAVE THE LIGHT ON The 1986 Weird Al Yankovic song Addicted to Spuds parodies a hit tune by what pop s inger? ROBERT PALMER Eirik Thorvaldson was a famous Viking explorer who is better known by what hairinspired nickname? ERIC THE RED An avid art collector himself,what comedian penned the novel An Object of Beauty, about an ambitious young art dealer? STEVE MARTIN If Blue from Blue s Clues and Clifford the Big Red Dog had a puppy,what color would it most likely be? PURPLE As a practitioner of kinetic sculpture, artist Alexander Calder pioneered what kid -friendly art form? MOBILES

In Los Angeles in 1927, Sid Grauman opened a now-famous what? MOVIE THEATER San Francisco s Ghirardelli Square is the longtime site of a factory that produces which of the following? CHOCOLATE Popularly known as SMU, Southern Methodist University is located in what southern state? TEXAS A reference to its famous monument, Great Faces. Great Places appears on license p lates issued by what U.S. state? SOUTH DAKOTA What Italian cheese derives its name from the name of Italy s capital city? ROMANO A 2010 study by dating Web site Badoo.com found which of these nation s women to b e most flirtatious online? SPAIN The manipulative killer in the Saw series of horror movies is known by what nickna me? JIGSAW Established in 1996,an emergency response bulletin issued upon the suspected abd uction of a child is known as a what? AMBER ALERT Prized by collectors, $20 U.S. gold coins minted from 1849 to 1933 are known by what name? DOUBLE EAGLES A person is most likely to visit London s Savile Row to shop for which of the foll owing? CLOTHING What classic novel is mentioned in a 2002 biography of Shania Twain even though she and the novel s author are unrelated? THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER Which of these felines lends its name to Apple s 2011 version of their operating s ystem OS X? LION The Web site www.thefabricofourlives.com was created to support producers of wha t? COTTON An aviation fanatic,what film star is a licensed commercial pilot and flies his own Boeing 707 jet? JOHN TRAVOLTA Named for the activity that inspired their design,which of these terms refers to a popular kind of women s shoe? BALLET FLAT What European city is known as the center of the world s diamond trade? ANTWERP Loaded dice would give an unfair advantage to players of which of these casino g ames? CRAPS After a well-publicized breakup,what actor altered his Winona Forever tattoo to re ad Wino Forever ? JOHNNY DEPP Avoid Missing Ball for High Score are the complete instructions for what classic v ideo game? PONG Sapporo is a major city of what Asian country? JAPAN Which of these websites features often-annoying pop-up text balloons officially dubbed Annotations ? YOUTUBE A study released in 2011 revealed that men tend to undergo a sharp drop in testo sterone after doing what? HAVING CHILDREN By tradition,Navy SEAL candidates who give up during training do what to announc e they are quitting? RING A BELL Which of these shoe styles traditionally has soles made of rope? ESPADRIL LES From 2005 to 2011,actor Steve Carell played Michael Scott on what popular TV sit com? THE OFFICE What s the CORRECT spelling of the winning word in the first-ever Scripps National Spelling Bee in 1925? GLADIOLUS Awarded to about 20 to 40 U.S. citizens each year,the MacArthur Foundation s annua l grant has what nickname? GENIUS GRANT Shaquille O Neal and Robin Williams have both played which type of supernatural b eing on the big screen? GENIE The .tv Internet address,often used for television-related websites,belongs to wha t country? TUVALU Served on a poppy seed bun, a Chicago-style hot dog traditionally included all b ut which of these toppings? KETCHUP What Sesame Street character is famous for having a single,oversized eyebrow? BROW In 2010, after a young fan asked for help with a mutiny, Johnny Depp visited a U.K

. school dressed as what character? CAPTAIN JACK SPARROW In a recent fast food survey by Zagat,Five Guys defeated In-N-Out in what catego ry? BEST BURGER The phrase going against the grain originally referred to a more difficult method of doing what? CUTTING WOOD The Van Gogh Museum is a popular destination for art lovers visiting what Europe an capital? AMSTERDAM John F. Kennedy s Pulitzer Prize-winning account of eight great political leaders is titled Profiles in what? COURAGE A five-note melody D flat,D flat,G,D flat,and A flat is the famous jingle for what technology company? INTEL What classic big-screen comedy is available in a special Don t Call Me Shirley! Edi tion DVD? AIRPLANE! The sartorius,the longest muscle in the human body,is located where? THIGH Which of these movies named for cities spawned an Oscar-winning song by Bruce Sp ringsteen? PHILADELPHIA A book about fashion and gay culture Don We Now Our Gay Apparel takes its title fr om what Christmas carol? DECK THE HALLS Which of these celebrity kids is the child of an Oscar-winning mother and a Gram my-winning father? APPLE MARTIN Shakespeare s Romeo and Juliet is set primarily in Verona,a city in what country? ITALY Which of these famous poem titles features the first words of the poem itself? O CAPTAIN! MY CAPTAIN! What Major League Baseball Team is commonly referred to by the synonymous nickna me Pale Hose ? CHICAGO WHITE SOX Like Chevrolet s Volt, Nissan offers a 100% electric car with what green name? LEAF Pointe shoes,also known as toe shoes, are commonly used in what style of dance? BALLET Often made by pranksters in photos,the rabbit ears hand signal is identical to wha t other gesture? PEACE SIGN In 2011, the child of what U.S. president released a timely memoir called My Fath er at 100?? RONALD REAGAN What actress was the subject of a 2011 NY Times piece titled All About the Woman Behind Erica Kane ? SUSAN LUCCI Usually considered a minor injury, what is the medical term for a common bruise? CONTUSION Starting a Victorian fad diet craze,Horace The Great Masticator Fletcher said weig ht could be lost simply by doing what? CHEWING Benjamin Franklin once keenly observed that what two items stink after three days ? FISH AND VISITORS Featuring a nod to his company s name, Losing My Virginity is the title of what entr epreneur s memoir? RICHARD BRANSON In the classic Rocky and Bullwinkle cartoons,Rocky is what type of animal? FLYING SQUIRREL In 2009,what U.S. president was on hand as an 11-foot statue honoring him was un veiled in Kosovo? BILL CLINTON A giant compound in Southern California houses Jay Leno s famous collection of rar e and vintage what? AUTOMOBILES Often featuring a woman in white silhouette,a gem brooch that is carved in a rai sed design is called a what? CAMEO The slogan This machine kills fascists often appeared on the guitars of what music ian? WOODY GUTHRIE The name of the holiday Kwanzaa comes from the Swahili phrase matunda ya kwanza, w hich means what? FIRST FRUITS What former child star is the co-creator of the popular stop-motion animated ser ies Robot Chicken SETH GREEN Which of these popular films does not share its name with a main character in th e film? TROY

Regardless of his name, a man without any clothes is cheekily said to be going th e full what? MONTY What NASA mission s stated primary objective was, simply, Perform a manned lunar la nding and return ? APOLLO 11 When stating a woman s measurements as in 36, 25, 36? the numbers correspond to whi ch of the following? BUST, WAIST, HIPS The murder trials of Belva Gaertner and Beulah Annan inspired what Best Picture winner? CHICAGO In 1986, what media mogul caused a stir when he released a list of over 100 film s he planned to colorize? TED TURNER What scientific theory attempts to find unexpected patterns in seemingly random data? CHAOS THEORY Historian Edward Gibbon is best known for his six-volume account of the Decline a nd Fall od what empire? ROMAN Often topped with confectioners sugar, the New Orleans delicacy beignets are a ty pe of what? FRIED PASTRY In basketball, a referee often forms the letter T with his hands to indicate a wha t? TECHNICAL FOUL What is the name of the well-known organization for gay and lesbian Republicans? LOG CABIN For his significant contribution to the genre, author Zane Grey is often called the father of the what? WESTERN NOVEL Since 1998, Fox has aired a morning show titled Fox and what? FRIENDS What crop does Sting mention repeatedly in his 1993 hit song Fields Of Gold ? BARLEY Which of these famous lines is associated with a president who was a Democrat? THE BUCK STOPS HERE What is the primary occupation of the man whose official website address is jgri sham.com? NOVELIST Which of these company s stocks more than doubled in the early 20s,largely as a res ult of Prohibition? COCA-COLA What is the ending to the riddle that begins, If a tree falls in the forest and nobody s around to hear it ? DOES IT MAKE A SOUND? Introduced in 1996,Reaction is a more casual and affordable clothing line belong ing to what fashion label? KENNETH COLE Before creating his successful TV series The West Wing, Aaron Sorkin wrote what fa mous line in film? YOU CAN T HANDLE THE TRUTH! The prevailing shrub of the Great Basin Desert, sagebrush is the official flower of what U.S. state? NEVADA Which of these coins depicts the U.S. president who served in office the earlies t? QUARTER Which of these food pairs is commonly used to refer to one s job or livelihood? BREAD AND BUTTER Which of these internationally famous luxury brands was founded not in Italy,but in Spain? BALENCIAGA Traditionally made with a base of olive oil,Castile soap is named for a region o f what country? SPAIN Which of these classic animated Disney characters never communicates using words ? TINKER BELL According to a well-known saying, If you can remember what decade, then you weren t re ally there ? THE 60S Which of these movie funnymen started out as a correspondent on Comedy Central s The Daily Show ? STEVE CARELL What novel features a character suffering from the fictional genetic disorder chr ono displacement ? THE TIME TRAVELER S WIFE For over 100 years,the dreaded woll beevil was a scrooge to which of these U.S. crops? COTTON Which of these Latin phrases roughly translates to it does not follow ? NON SEQU ITUR Why is there a brass ring embedded in the middle of 8th Street in the town of Ma

nitowoc,Wisconsin? SPUTNIK CRASHED THERE Every January,college football s Sugar Bowl takes place in what U.S. city? NEW ORLEANS Finally closed in 2010, Chicago s notorious Cabrini-Green housing projects were th e setting of what 70s sitcom? GOOD TIMES Popular with the MTV crowd,which of these rock bands derives its unusual name fr om The Simpsons ? FALL OUT BOY After 29 years of calling him her spousal equivalent, what View co-host finally wed her longtime beau Steve Janowitz in 2011? JOY BEHAR Which of these popular types of dogs was originally bred to herd livestock? BORDER COLLIE For over 30 years,United Airlines ad slogans urged travelers to fly what kind of skies? FRIENDLY SKIES The Chinook salmon is the official state fish of what two U.S. states? ALASKA A ND OREGON An action that makes a bad situation worse is often described as rubbing what into a wound ? SALT Because of a novel by Vladimir Nabokov, what name has come to mean a seductive yo ung girl ? LOLITA In pool,if you accidentally shoot the cue ball into a pocket,what have you done? SCRATCHED TV personality Ross Matthews first rose to fame as Ross the Intern on what TV host s show? JAY LENO A famous series of silent movies features a gang of slapstick comedians called t he Keystone what? KOPS The traditional Chinese game of mah-jongg is played using what kind of game piec es? TILES The sounds of what London landmark were first broadcast over BBC radio on New Ye ar s Eve to ring in 1924? BIG BEN As its commercials incessantly remind you,which piece of exercise equipment was invented by an ex-Navy SEAL? PERFECT PUSHUP Scuse me while I kiss this guy is an often misheard lyric in a song by what classi c rock guitarist? JIMI HENDRIX Following China,India and the United States,what country has the world s fourth la rgest population? INDONESIA A is for Amy,who fell down the stairs, is a quote from a book by what macabre writ er-illustrator? EDWARD GOREY In 2011, a religiously devout programmer released Confession, an iPhone app with w hat subtitle? A ROMAN CATHOLIC APP The phrase Pike s Peak or Bust! was a popular slogan for settlers who moved to Color ado looking for what? GOLD In 2011,the Department of Homeland Security did away with using which of these t o indicate terrorism threat levels? COLORS What director s 1989 film Parenthood was adapted into a TV series twice: once in 199 0 and once in 2010? RON HOWARD The brainy video game Portal 2? utilizes the conservation of momentum and other p rinciples from what field of study? PHYSICS Which of these former presidents did not serve as a governor before being electe d to the White House? GEORGE H.W. BUSH Which of these musical acts shares its name with a dish traditionally served on New Year s Day in the South? THE BLACK EYED PEAS Which of these phrases is sung repeatedly in the popular kids song Jimmy Crack Cor n ? I DON T CARE The movie poster for what Best Picture winner features a man sitting alone on a park bench? FORREST GUMP What country is home to the 2,300-mile-long Volga,Europe s longest river? RUSSIA A prayer rug called a sajjada is traditionally used by members of what religion? ISLAM Whose famous World Series walk-off home run inspired Jack Buck s classic line, I do n t believe what I just saw ? KIRK GIBSON

Referring to powerful Internet servers that store and process data,a Microsoft t agline states, To the what? CLOUD Which of these animated characters flexes his muskels in the 1960 cartoon Muskels S hmuskels ? POPEYE THE SAILOR In the U.S., people traditionally tie yellow ribbons around trees to show suppor t for whom? SOLDIERS IN COMBAT A caramel candy brand since 1903,Werther s Original is named after a town in the W estphalia region of what country? GERMANY The comic book superhero Wonder Woman is best known for traveling how? IN AN IN VISIBLE PLANE Meaning great work, which of these Latin terms is used to describe an artist s most renowned work? MAGNUM OPUS Ground Ball Grape, Wild Pitch Watermelon and Swingin Sour Apple are all flavors of wha brand of gum? BIG LEAGUE CHEW Which of these prominent political surnames is also the name of a Japanese town that lies west of Tokyo? OBAMA The 2008 bestseller The Story of Edgar Sawtelle features a title character who is what? MUTE What U.S. president is commonly credited with inventing the swivel chair? THOMAS JEFFERSON Drip irrigation systems perform roughly the same function as which of these gard ening implements? LAWN SPRINKLER Rapper Pitbull is also known as Mr.305? because he hails from what U.S. city? MIAMI Which of these U.S. cities is west of the Mississippi River? LITTLE ROCK,AR LL Cool J once jokingly teased he was too sexy for Barbara, during an appearance o n what talk show? THE VIEW The 2002 music video for The White Stripes Fell in Love With a Girl solely features what toys? LEGOS Which of the following best describes a man who is known as a Beau Brummell ? VERY WELL-DRESSED he 2010 film The Last Play at Shea examines the history of a stadium and former ho me of what team? NY METS One of the coaches on the talent show The Voice, Adam Levine is best known as the frontman for what rock band? MAROON 5 In 2007, what Grey s Anatomy character spunoff from the show to join a friend s medical group in L.A.? ADDISON MONTGOMERY According to a famous poem by John Keats, a thing of beauty is what? A JOY FO REVER Doctors advise pregnant women to consume sufficient amounts of Vitamin B9, known as what? FOLIC ACID Considered the most influential in his field,Lester Bangs was best known for wha t kind of journalism? ROCK MUSIC Which of these band names does not feature the name of a chemical element? STEELY DAN Named for the physicist who invented it,a Moog is what type of musical instrumen t? KEYBOARD What iconic recording studio is aptly mentioned in the lyrics of Lynyrd Skynyrd s S weet Home Alabama ? MUSCLE SHOALS Journey s classic rock anthem Don t Stop Believin features a city boy who is born and r ed where? IN SOUTH DETROIT In the fairy tale ending of Pretty Woman, what does Edward do to rescue Vivian? CLIMB A FIRE ESCAPE Control +C then Control+V is a computer keyboard shortcut combination commonly kno wn as what? COPY & PASTE Which of these California cities lays claim to the title Capital of Silicon Valle y ? SAN JOSE Despite its name,the popular piece of meat for barbecue known as pork butt comes f rom what part of the pig? SHOULDER The impolite act of leaving a social gathering without telling your friends is s

langily known as a what? IRISH GOODBYE The championship thoroughbred horse Zenyatta takes its name from the title of wh at 80s band s third album? THE POLICE Because he was a housekeeper,what TV father had the lowest-paying job in Salary. com s TV Dad Salary Analysis ? TONY MICELLI Which movie title comes from a phrase its screenwriter heard while working as an embedded journalist in Iraq? THE HURT LOCKER From 1948 to 1956,Americans growing taste for pizza sparked an increase in sales of what herb? OREGANO The Dutch painter Vermeer is perhaps most famous for his portrait called Girl wit h a what? PEARL EARRING Which of these national landmarks features a large stone tablet inscribed with t he text of the Gettysburg Address? LINCOLN MEMORIAL Which of these actresses is the author of a 2010 self-help book,aptly titled Gett ing the Pretty Back ? MOLLY RINGWALD Which of these noted scientists is often referred to as a primatologist ? JANE GOO DALL Which of these famous American poems mentions the Massachusetts towns of Lexingt on and Concord? PAUL REVERE S RIDE Which of these nations is not considered to be part of the European region known as Scandinavia? THE NETHERLANDS Fittingly,what man-made fabric derived its name by rearranging the letters in th e word expands ? SPANDEX In the movie Mean Girls, a naive teen played by Lindsay Lohan tangles with a popul ar clique of girls nicknamed what? THE PLASTICS Forget-me-not flowers are typically a shade of what color? BLUE What would be the name of 60s folk group Peter,Paul and Mary if their last names replaced their first names? YARROW,STOOKEY AND TRAVERS After hosting the season premiere of Saturday Night Live in 2011, who became the m ost frequent SNL host in history? ALEC BALDWIN According to the old sports saying, The best defense is a good what? OFFENSE A laid-back Hawaii native, folk rocker Jack Johnson is famous for performing in what footwear? FLIP-FLOPS For the most part,what imaginary geographical line follows the 180th meridian? INTERNATIONAL DATE LINE Nuclear reactors generate energy by splitting the atoms of which of these elemen ts? URANIUM Used to describe something petty or of little value, the word picayune once referr ed to a type of Spanish what? COIN With over fifty mountain peeks exceeding 14,000 feet, what U.S. state has the mo st fourteeners ? COLORADO Craftsmen known as shapers and glassers are involved in the production of what kind of sports equipment? SURFBOARDS When used in reference to electronic organizers,the abbreviation PDA stands for per sonal digital what? ASSISTANT The wine-producing grape called Syrah in France is known by what other name in A ustralia? SHIRAZ Norton and McAfee are two of the biggest names in what type of computer software ? ANTI-VIRUS A pink monster with a voice like Boris Karloff s is the mascot of what popular bre akfast cereal? FRANKEN BERRY Said to have been ruled by Zeus,Mount Olympus is the highest mountain range in w hat country? GREECE The first musical to win a Pulitzer Prize, Of Thee I Sing takes its title from a l yric in what patriotic song? MY COUNTRY TIS OF THEE Which of these Looney Tunes characters would be classified in the animal kingdom as Gallus gallas domesticus ? FOGHORN LEGHORN Of these 50 Greatest Political Moments listed on Politico.com,which occurred first ? DUKAKIS GETS TANKED An old trick for preventing spilled wine from staining is to quickly apply club

soda,then which of these? SALT For years,what long-running TV show used a theme song aptly titled Johnny s Theme ? THE TONIGHT SHOW Because it possesses both male and female reproductive organs, which animal is c lassified as a hermaphrodite? EARTHWORM Despite publishing under a male pseudonym,which of these classic authors was act ually a woman? GEORGE ELIOT After directing the pro-Dalai Lama 1997 film Kundun, what director found himself b anned from China? MARTIN SCORSESE Often used a magic symbol,a pentacle is what shape? FIVE-POINTED STAR Lacoste shirts feature an embedded logo of what animal,a nod to Rene Lacoste s nic kname on the tennis court? CROCODILE In a popular version of the children s tune The Wheels on the Bus, the driver on the bus says what? MOVE ON BACK The Conquistadors were 16th-century New World adventurers native to what Europea n country? SPAIN Which of these states shares a border with more than two other U.S. states? MICHIGAN What luxury automaker is known to car enthusiasts as The Prancing Horse, a referen ce to its famous logo? FERRARI What famous tourist attraction was closed to the public during the 90s because it was in danger of falling over? LEANING TOWER OF PISA In a newspaper,which of these features often contains a warning to readers calle d a spoiler alert ? MOVIE REVIEW What breed of dog,known for its thick white coat,is named for the nomadic people of Siberia who once raised it? SAMOYED Often sporting an outfit covered with shamrocks,Lucky the Leprechaun is the offi cial mascot of what NBA team? BOSTON CELTICS Which of these famous authors was not born in Ireland? EUGENE O NEILL The storied fugitive known as D.B. Cooper famously eluded capture in 1971 by doi ng what? JUMPING OUT OF A PLANE A nod to its famous horse race, what U.S. state uses the slogan Unbridled Spirit t o market itself to visitors? KENTUCKY Which of these is an accurate description of a person with what is playfully kno wn as a farmer s tan ? PALE CHEST,TAN ARMS What word of Yiddish origin means pleasantly plump ? ZAFTIG Joanna Kramer,Karen Silkwood,and Miranda Priestly are all characters portrayed b y what film actress? MERYL STREEP Texan humorist Kinky Friedman once noted, Y all is singular. All y all is plural.All y all s is what? PLURAL POSSESSIVE What state s former chief executive once inspired the bumper sticker, Coldest State .Hottest Governor ? ALASKA Immortalized by The Beatles, Abbey Road is a famous street in what European city ? LONDON At the end of The Breakfast Club, Molly Ringwald gives Judd Nelson her what? DIAMOND EARRING What birds rotate their wings in a distinct figure-eight pattern that allows the m to fly backwards? HUMMINGBIRDS Often located in airports and train stations, what restaurant chain s logo feature s a halo above a pretzel? AUNTIE ANNE S A substance,such as rubber,that conducts electricity very poorly is called a wha t? INSULATOR The USDA s 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans urges people to eat more of all but which of these ? REFINED GRAINS In the U.S., what flower is traditionally worn to honor one s mother on Mother s Day ? CARNATION According to a popular tradition, what should newlyweds do with the top tier of their wedding cake? EAT IT IN A YEAR In an extended trailer,Alfred Hitchcock says of what film s main character, his hob by was taxidermy ? PSYCHO

Kid gloves are usually made from the hide of what animal? GOAT Thanks to the availability of both silk and bamboo, the kite was invented in wha t country? CHINA What game show host s constant smooching of female contestants won him the nicknam e The Kissing Bandit ? RICHARD DAWSON Navis Amoris is a loose Latin translation of what classic TV show s title? THE LOVE BOAT As Mario and Luigi could tell you, idraulico is the Italian word for what professio nal? PLUMBER Tom Hanks received an Oscar nomination for his work in all but which of these fi lms? THE GREEN MILE What serves as the punchline in a popular Cheez-It commercial that asks, What do you call a cheese that isn t yours ? NACHO CHEESE At a 2007 charity auction,the winner paid $64,800 for a saxophone belonging to w hat former U.S. president? BILL CLINTON One of the great 90s fashion fads, Zubaz were brightly-colored what? PANTS Which of these classic TV characters often tells others to sit on it! ? THE FONZ Which of these terms is commonly used to describe a group of locusts? PLAGUE Better known as the Barefoot Contessa, author and TV host Ina Garten is a guru in what field? COOKING Which of the following would be the name of Spanish actor Antonio Banderas if it were translated into English? ANTHONY FLAGS Philly locals order their city s signature cheesesteak sandwich wit or witout what top ping? FRIED ONIONS Which of these traffic signs is in the shape of a polygon with the most sides? STOP What Tim Burton film was advertised with the tagline His story will touch you,eve n though he can t ? EDWARD SCISSORHANDS Issued by the Internal Revenue Service,the dreaded Form 1040 is commonly known b y what nickname? THE LONG FORM In which of the following games is spinning the rods an illegal move? FOOSBALL An iconic 1964 painting by Rene Magritte depicts a businessman in a bowler hat w ho face is obscured by a what? APPLE A classic 1984 Super Bowl commercial titled 1984? introduced what product to the public? MACINTOSH COMPUTER In addition to golf,what other pro sport also hosts a well-known tournament call ed the U.S. Open ? TENNIS Which of these popular liqueurs is not orange flavored? MIDORI The classic game show Press Your Luck features an array of greedy,animated gremlin s known as what? WHAMMIES The largest population of manatees in the U.S. lives primarily in the coastal wa ters of what state? FLORIDA Following a September Harvest Moon,the full moon in October is commonly known as what? HUNTER S MOON A 20th-century fashion icon, Gabrielle Chanel was better known by what nickname? COCO According to a common theory,which of these phrases originally referred to ready -mix concrete trucks? THE WHOLE NINE YARDS Labels bearing the Latin phrase Ex Libris are traditionally used to identify the o wners of what items? BOOKS Which of these companies was founded in the early 1980s in Melbourne,Australia , by a woman and her husband? JENNY CRAIG In a typical symphony orchestra,what instrument is played by more musicians than any other? VIOLIN Fittingly, Georgia On My Mind is the theme song to which of these classic TV shows ? DESIGNING WOMEN Under European Law,bottles of traditional balsamic vinegar can only be produced in two provinces of what country? ITALY In 1995,what Muppet debuted his signature cologne,a scent called Amphibia ? KERMIT THE FROG

Drawing 3 million visitors over 24 days,what U.S. state reportedly hosts the mos t attended state fair in the country? TEXAS What Coen brothers movie gets its title from the fictional film-within-a-film in the 1941 comedy Sullivan s Travels ? O BROTHER,WHERE ART THOU? Which of these technological advancements was not invented by Benjamin Franklin? ELEVATOR As a token of goodwill,in 1909 the city of Tokyo donated to the United States 2, 000 what? CHERRY TREES In 2010 who became the first living person to acquire more than 10 million fans on Facebook? LADY GAGA Because it contains espresso,which of these dessert names literally means pick-me -up in Italian? TIRAMISU Since 1951,what company has sponsored the popular Hall of Fame series of TV movies ? HALLMARK A fumarole is an opening in the Earth s crust,typically found on or near what type of natural formation? VOLCANO Thanks to a ban on 100-watt incandescent light bulbs,what classic children s toy w as redesigned in 2011? EASY-BAKE OVEN The musical Camelot, which debuted on Broadway in 1960,features what legendary fig ure as the lead role? KING ARTHUR Lipase is a digestive enzyme used by the body to break down what food component? FAT Mycotic,psoriatic and rheumatoid are three varieties of what common medical cond ition? ARTHRITIS What frozen food company has featured a bearded fisherman in its logo since 1905 ? GORTON S Suffered by marathoners,hyponatremia is a serious medical condition that occurs if you do what? DRINK TOO MUCH WATER In the phrases bar mitzvah and bat mitzvah, bar and bat are Hebrew words meaning what SON AND DAUGHTER For shoppers on a budget,Designer Imposters is a brand providing knockoffs of wh at luxury item? FRAGRANCE A popular pose among yoga enthusiasts, the crane involves touching the ground only with one s what? HANDS Which of these actresses bears a heart-shaped tattoo inscribed with her husband s name Antonio ? MELANIE GRIFFITH Intended to resemble the aftershave, Aqua Velva is a cocktail that contains whic h of these liqueurs? CURACAO Which of these consumer product titans is known as the father of frozen food ? CLARENCE BIRDSEYE The magazine Decanter promotes itself as the bible for collectors and connoisseurs o f what? WINE A hot dog topped with chili sauce,raw onions and mustard is named after what fam ous New York City neighborhood? CONEY ISLAND In the mid-twentieth century,what U.S. state grew about 80 percent of the world s pineapples? HAWAII Which of these genres of world music traces its roots to the Mexican Revolution? RANCHERA According to a key song from The Sound of Music, what musical note is a long, long way to run ? FAT The musical acts that compete on NBC s reality show The Sing-Off all have what defin ing characteristic? A CAPELLA In 2008, archaeologists in Jordan announced the possible discovery of what bibli cal figure s fabled mines? KING SOLOMON The 2009 documentary The Agony and the Ecstasy of Phil Spector examines the downfa ll of a famous what? MUSIC PRODUCER In a famous presidential speech,Franklin Roosevelt declared that Americans had a rendezvous with what? DESTINY What professionals are sometimes disparagingly referred to as the gnomes of Zuric h ? SWISS BANKERS

Sushi-rolling mats are commonly made from which of these materials? BAMBOO Who is Berry Gordy, Jr.? MOTOWN RECORDS FOUNDER Which of these cartoon characters would best be described as a lothario? PEPE LE PEW Which of these cable TV news hosts once served in Congress as a Florida Republic an? JOE SCARBOROUGH In the early 90s, comic strip housewife Blondie Bumstead began a career as a what ? CATERER The Bravo series Bethenney Getting Married? and Bethenney Ever After feature a cast member of what Real Housewife edition? NEW YORK CITY Which of these states is longer from east to west than it is from north to south ? NEBRASKA Estro-Logic is the name of an herb supplement that markets itself towards what d emographic? MENOPAUSAL WOMEN Which of these actors appeared as both a male and a female character in the Godfa ther films? SOFIA COPPOLA Notably worn by Theodore Roosevelt,pince-nez are a type of what fashion accessor y? EYEGLASSES Considered a stunning architectural achievement,Spain s Guggenheim Museum Bilbao w as designed by whom? FRANK GEHRY Often used sarcastically,someone who is very cool is often said to be all that plu s what snack food? A BAG OF CHIPS What classic TV character s rickety,high-backed easy chair is now displayed in the Smithsonian Institute? ARCHIE BUNKER In which of these sports do players cover their heads with numbered caps with pa dded ear covers? WATER POLO A close friend of her Greek actor father,Telly Savalas was the godfather of whic h of these movie stars? JENNIFER ANISTON In Disney s Cinderella, what phrase enables the Fairy Godmother to turn a pumpkin in to a carriage? BIBBIDI-BOBBIDI-BOO Which of these Bill Murray movies takes place primarily at Christmas time? SCROOGED Which of these children s movies was not based on a book by Roald Dahl? THE JUNG LE BOOK Decades before WikiLeaks,the leaked Pentagon Papers were classified documents abou t what U.S. event? VIETNAM WAR Like the Lincoln Memorial,which of these world landmarks also overlooks a man-ma de reflecting pool? TAJ MAHAL In the 90s,what singer lent the smooth touch of his voice to the Fabric of our Liv es jingle in TV ads for cotton? AARON NEVILLE Paris s largest airport is named after what French leader? CHARLES DE GAULL E What part of the world is home to the only country whose name begins with the le tter Q ? MIDDLE EAST Known for its signature square bottles, Essie is a leading maker of what beauty product? NAIL POLISH On the classic sitcom Happy Days, what was the name of Richie s practical joke-lovin g buddy,played by actor Don Most? RALPH MALPH Named for a key figure in its history,Myles Standish State Forest is located in what U.S. state? MASSACHUSETTS What sport s college teams traditionally compete in post-season games called bowls ? FOOTBALL Eduardus and Ursus and Christophorus Robinus are two characters in a Latin versi on of what classic kids story? WINNIE-THE-POOH Featured on light bulb packages,what unit of measure is defined as the amount of light emitted by one candle? LUMEN In 2010,Pennsylvania introduced machines that check customers breath and ID befor e vending what? WINE George Orwell s autobiographical 1938 book Homage to Catalonia opens with Orwell in what European city? BARCELONA

Who created the SNL character Sally O Malley,a 50 year-old who loves to kick,stretc h and kick! ? MOLLY SHANNON Located in Atlanta,the King Center honors what famous American? MARTIN LUTHER KI NG, JR. The artist Selena won multiple awards for her performances in which genre of mus ic? TEJANO Located in Danvers,MA, the Rebecca Nurse Homestead was once the home of a figure associated with what event? SALEM WITCH TRIALS In the 1960s,the CIA reportedly tried to manufacture exploding cigars in order t o assassinate what world leader? FIDEL CASTRO Traveling is a common violation in which of these sports? BASKETBALL Dendrochronology is the scientific method of estimating the date of past events or artifacts by analyzing what? TREE RINGS On a standard QWERTY keyboard,which symbol can be typed without pressing the shif t key? COMMA Also known as dysmelodia, the medical term amusia describes someone with what common condition? TONE DEAFNESS The Darien Gap,the only break in the highway system that runs from Alaska to Chi le,lies between what two countries? PANAMA AND COLOMBIA Often used in French,what pronunciation mark is always placed under a letter and never above it? CEDILLA Fashionistas often use cosmetics to achieve a common and coveted look known as sm oky what? EYES A contestant on the Fall 2011 season of Dancing With The Stars, Carson Kressley fi rst gained fame on what reality show? QUEER EYE Used to describe a carefree lifestyle, bohemian refers to an area in what modern d ay country? CZECH REPUBLIC When jump-starting a car, the jumper cables are usually attached to what part of the vehicle? BATTERY What part of a suit of armor is a gauntlet? GLOVE In a classic nursery rhyme,who did Peter,Peter Pumpkin Eater keep in a pumpkin s hell? HIS WIFE As part of a recent culinary trend, locavores adhere specifically to a strict diet of what? FOOD GROWN NEAR THEIR HOMES In 2010,Rhonda Byrne released The Power, a follow-up to what controversial 2006 se lf-help book? THE SECRET Perhaps because gin was invented by a physician in Holland,alcohol is sometimes referred to as what? DUTCH COURAGE In a Web Site address,what punctuation marks immediately precede the www ? FORWARD SLASHES Which of these is not an actual comic book superhero? GREEN HAMMER A self-proclaimed federal grant expert,infomercial pitchman Matthew Lesko wears suits covered with what? QUESTION MARKS Which of these platinum- selling hard rock bands is fronted by a woman? EVANESCE NCE In 2007,Barry Bonds broke Hank Aaron s career home run record while playing for wh at MLB team? SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS The famous logo of Playboy Magazine depicts the stylized head of a rabbit wearin g what? BOW TIE Perhaps putting her classical music training to use,who composed the music for t he 2011 Broadway play Stick Fly ? ALICIA KEYS In its third season,what TV drama featured an actor playing real-life hotel tyco on Conrad Connie Hilton? MAD MEN Experts suggest rubbing your hands against stainless steel to chemically neutral ize the smell of what household odor? GARLIC The classic TV series Mister Rogers Neighborhood was filmed at the WQED studios loc ated in what U.S. city? PITTSBURGH The trendy Master Cleanse diet involves drinking a concoction made with all but which of these ingredients? GINGER What TV drama is based on the popular Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harr

is? TRUE BLOOD Appropriately, Family Guy father Peter Griffin s middle name is Lowenbrau,a popular 8 0s brand of what? BEER Grown and cultivated from the Yerba mate plant,mate is a South American variety of what beverage? TEA The aptly titled comic strip B.C. primarily features what people as its main chara cters? CAVEMEN Popular in the U.S.,the hip-hop infused music known as reggaeton originated in wha t part of the world? LATIN AMERICA Who are The Twitter Guys ? EVAN WILLIAMS & BIZ STONE In musical theater,when a dancer shakes his open palms to the audience with fing ers splayed,it is known as what? JAZZ HANDS The History Channel s docu-series Swamp People follows the day-to-day lives of allig ator hunters in what U.S. state? LOUISIANA In 1972,what organization s office was the site of a famous break-in at the Waterg ate hotel? THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY Partly due to its rounded shape and leathery green skin,what fruit is also known as an alligator pear ? AVOCADO A 1952 episode of I Love Lucy was titled Lucy Is Enceinte because what English word was censored? PREGNANT Popular in Russia,samovars are used primarily to do what? BOIL WATER A bit in a gossip column that doesn t mention any names is often called a what? BLIND ITEM Each year,the Bram Stoker Awards are presented to writers of what literary genre ? HORROR Which of these popular family sitcoms debuted on TV the earliest? ALL IN THE FAMIL Y Kevin Bacon is married to the star of what TV series? THE CLOSER Short for Unterseeboot, a U-boat is a German what? SUBMARINE Air, Gel and Zig are three different technological advances available on certain types of what? SNEAKERS From 1916 to 2001,the Boeing aircraft company was headquartered in what city? SEATTLE According to the U.S. State Dept,127 of the world s 193 countries have what word i n their names? REPUBLIC The capital letter-heavy album NKOTBSB features 5 hits from New Kids On The Block and what other band? BACKSTREET BOYS What musician wrote his song Walk On The Wild Side about the unusual people who hu ng out with Andy Warhol? LOU REED What is the last word of Martin Luther King, Jr. s famous I Have a Dream speech? LAST In which of these sports is the term love typically used to indicate a score of ze ro? TENNIS In his hit 1983 song,Elton John ponders I guess that s why they call it what? THE BLUES Especially used at airports,SPDT is a security program that stands for Screening of Passengers by what? OBSERVATION TECHNIQUES Upon losing the Tour de France in 2010,what athlete declared, I wasn t fast enough in the end ? LANCE ARMSTRONG I m Alright, a 1980 hit by Kenny Loggins,is the opening theme song of what popular c omedy? CADDYSHACK What actor starred in a film version of Arthur Miller s The Crucible, and then marri ed Miller s daughter Rebecca? DANIEL DAY-LEWIS The 2011 film Conan the Barbarian reintroduces a character first made famous by wh at action star in 1982? ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER What famous American was the first person inducted into the National Inventors H all of Fame? THOMAS EDISON What ad mascot is often depicted wearing epaulets? CAP N CRUNCH In addition to the weight of the human hand, the boy in Jerry Maguire also informs us that what animals can smell fear ? BEES AND DOGS

On the TV series Sesame Street, what is the full name of the muppet known as The C ount? COUNT VON COUNT In 2009, what major corporation changed its slogan to More saving. More doing. to reflect the times? HOME DEPOT What playwright artfully plugged his most famous work by saying, Some of my plays peter out,and some pan out ? J.M. BARRIE Quicken computer software helps users do what? MANAGE FINANCES What major tennis tournament bills itself as The Grand Slam of Asia/Pacific ? AUSTRALIAN OPEN Reportedly created in the 18th Century for British citizens living abroad,an IPA beer stands for what? INDIA PALE ALE A theory emerged in 2011 that was famous painting was actually inspired by the a rtist s male apprentice? MONA LISA The city s tallest building until 2007,One Liberty Place is a 61-story skyscraper located where? PHILADELPHIA Which of these devices indicates the time of day with a shadow? SUNDIAL While on the job,which of these sports stars often uses a black finish Louisvill e Slugger C271? ALEX RODRIGUEZ Said to belong to Saint Peter, Vatican City s official flag depicts two crossed wh at? KEYS In the 1997 movie Boogie Nights, Heather Graham plays a young starlet known by wha t nickname? ROLLERGIRL Launched in 2005,the Girl Detective Super Mystery series stars what beloved chil dren s book character? NANCY DREW Referring to the plastic it s made from, recyclable water bottles often feature wh at acronym? PETE A child starting kindergarten in September 2010 will ordinarily graduate from hi gh school in what year? 2023 How many total ribs are there in the human rib cage? 25 As of 2010, how much does it cost to buy a single issue of the newspaper USA TODA Y ? 1.00_ In the U.S., which of these abbreviations both refer to the same type of profess ional degree? D.D.S. AND D.M.D Which of these professional sports leagues does not include a team from Canada? NFL In bowling, how many consecutive strikes comprise a perfectly bowled 300? game? 12 What cable network broadcasts a popular annual week of programming known as Shark Week ? DISCOVERY A kilowatt is a unit of power equal to how many watts? 1000 Using its local specialty, in 2009 the city of Portland, Maine created a 61-foot long what? LOBSTER ROLL Which of the following is the CORRECT case-sensitive spelling of a popular brand of digital video recorder? TiVo When the number 4 is multiplied by its reciprocal, what is the product? 1 Which of these are the initials of a high-end fashion label and not a code for a US city airport? YSL Because it is sold in multiples of 64, computer RAM, or memory, is unavailable i n which of these sizes? 878 MB On a standard Bingo card, the Free Space is in the column beneath what letter? N Popular on the web, low-res animations that run a continuous loop are called wha t? GIFS Used to gauge stock market performance, the Dow Jones Industrial tracks how many companies? 30 According to the 1993 book, The Left-Hander Syndrome, roughly what percentage of t he world is left-handed? 10% What U.S. agency is headquartered in a D.C.-area neighborhood known as Langley ? CIA Which of these sides of a standard six-sided die does not have a dot located dir

ectly in the middle? 4 Armbands are popular accessories for which of these tech gadgets? iPOD Before providing her voice on Family Guy ,actress Mila Kunis played Jackie Burkhart on what TV series? THAT 70S SHOW According to the Constitution,a U.S. senator elected in 2010 will be up for reel ection in what year? 2016 Which of these poets shares his initials with the TV network that airs Sesame Str eet ? P.B. SHELLEY In 2001,Utah invited Bill Cosby to help announce what food as its official state snack? JELL-O According to the results of the 2010 Census,what is the approximate population o f the United States? 309 MILLION Which of these TV show ratings denotes programming intended specifically for vie wers seventeen and older? TV-MA The ampersand symbol,used to mean and, was designed to look like what two letters combined? E AND T Which of these words is often seen on Nintendo s Web site,but never in Merriam-Web ster s dictionary? WII When the year 1776 is written in Roman numerals, what letter is farthest on the right? I How many total ribs are there in the human rib cage? 24 If a woman walks 10,000 feet,how many more feet does she have to walk to go a di stance of two miles? 560 An iconic road sign located just south of the Las Vegas Strip welcomes visitors to what? FABULOUS LAS VEGAS The female star of the 2010 movie Date Night is also the star of what TV show? 30 ROCK Christian radio personality Harold Camping was left a little bewildered when what day in 2011 passed Rapture-free? MAY 21ST Introduced in 2007, Franklin the Fair Housing Fox is a friendly mascot for what gov ernment agency? HUD Movie posters for which of these biopics sported the tagline A life misunderestim ated ? W. In the film Forrest Gump, Forrest tells President Kennedy I gotta pee after drinking 15 bottles of what? DR.PEPPER How many years transpired between the publication of George Orwell s 1984? and the year 1984? 35 In 2011,Derek Jeter became just the 28th player in the history of baseball to re ach what number of career hits ? 3000 The numbered spaces on a standard roulette wheel fittingly add up to what sinful number? 666 In the 1993 drama Indecent Proposal, Demi Moore agrees to sleep with Robert Redfor d for what tidy sum? ONE MILLION DOLLARS 1,000,000 A family doctor who does not have a specialty is sometimes known by what initial s? G.P. Which of these words once referred to hoods worn by French nobles? CHAPERON E Often viewed as the fifth taste detected by the human tongue, umami is closely ass ociated with what foodstuff? MSG In 2010 President Obama and a former NBA athlete played what fitting version of the game H-O-R-S-E? P-O-T-U-S According to McDonald s, how many calories does its signature Big Mac sandwich hav e? 540 If a woman making 50,000 dollars a year gets a 20% raise, what is her new annual salary? $60,000 Each year, the South Pole experiences how many months of total darkness? 6 Kurt Cobain and Jimi Hendrix are a part of a morbid club of musicians that all die d at what all-too-early age? 27 In physics equations, what letter is typically used to represent the speed of li

ght? c Do I have to remove my shoes? is a section found on what government agency s website ? TSA Debuting in 2008, The Rachel Maddow Show is a popular political talk show that air s on what network? MSNBC A standard yardstick is approximately how many centimeters long? 91 Jim Carrey plays many roles, including Ebenezer Scrooge, in a 2009 adaptation of what classic story? A Christmas Carol A Web site that no longer exists will often prompt the phrase Not Found and what c ode number? 404 What government agency has the ominous nickname The Agency ? CIA In the U.S., a bottled labeled 86 Proof contains what percentage of alcohol? 43% The Latin abbreviation cf is typically used to mean what? COMPARE Of the world s seven continents,four have names that begin with what letter? A Home Alone director Christopher Columbus has a production company that is aptly na med for what year? 1492 In roman numerals, how is the year 2011 written? MMXI Known for its movie-centric lineup,what TV channel features films hosted by histor ian Robert Osborne? TCM In February 2011,what cell phone provider began selling the iPhone,ending AT&T s r un as its exclusive carrier? VERIZON WIRELESS What presidential election will be the first in which both Barack Obama s daughter s will be eligible to vote? 2020 Which of these commonly used abbreviations is short for a French phrase? RSVP Which of these classic TV shows has a title character whose name means large in La tin? MAGNUM, P.I. In math,what two letters are used to identify the horizontal and vertical axes o n a graph? X AND Y In English,the letter B is often silent when it is directly followed by what other letter? T In the movie Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, how many of the dwarfs names do not e nd in Y ? 2 Which of these cable networks focuses on music,not movies? CMT The long-running CBS drama NCIS is a spin-off of what other long-running TV series ? JAG I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant was allegedly said after a f amous attack during what war? WORLD WAR II What office supply was invented in 1962 when a scientist found he could read thr ough spilled yellow ink? HI-LIGHTER Which of these U.S. banknotes features a portrait of a man who is bearded? $50 What retailer offers customers its signature dish of Swedish meatballs? IKEA In the holiday song The Twelve Days of Christmas, how many gifts are received on t he 12th day? 78 What is the highest score you can get on the SAT,an exam with three sections eac h worth 800 points? 2400 What chemical formula was mentioned 5 times by Al Gore in his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech? CO2 On TLC s 19 Kids & Counting, all 19 children in the Duggar family have first names t hat begin with what? J In 2010,the Triple-A team known as the Bisons celebrated its 125th season of pro fessional baseball in what town? BUFFALO,NY Helping campus-bound kids since 1996,which bit of numerical jargon is a tax-frie ndly college savings plan? 529 In 2011,raging wildfires in New Mexico forced what highly fortified government c ompound to evacuate? LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LAB A truce enacted at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of the year b

rought an end to combat in what war? WORLD WAR I Cowbell Sketch and A View To a Kill are two listings in the index of a book titled w hat? CHRISTOPHER WALKEN A TO Z Harvest gold and avocado green were trendy colors for kitchen appliances during wh at decade? 1970S What 70s song invariably compels dancers to spell out each letter of the song s tit le using their bodies? Y.M.C.A. Now older than much of its audience,which TV network celebrated its 30th birthda y on August 1,2011? MTV Ending the careers of many a pro baseball player,which of these injuries affects the shoulder? ROTATOR CUFF TEAR Physicist Stephen Hawking s bestselling 1988 book on the cosmos is titled A Brief H istory of what? TIME In 1973,Bjorn Jakobson founder of the BabyBjorn company,invented a revolutionary product that helps parents do what? CARRY BABIES Founded in Pennsylvania in 1829,what brand of beer claims to be from America s Olde st Brewery ? YUENGLING Which of these popular Christmas tunes was originally titled One Horse Open Sleig h ? JINGLE BELLS Since 1935, Old Mr.Boston s guide has been the official manual for professionals a nd amateurs in what field? BARTENDING According to a common saying, the hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that does what? RULES THE WORLD Introduced as a ready-to-serve drink in 1950, Hawaiian Punch s original flavor is no w called what? FRUIT JUICY RED The game of Scrabble contains only one tile of each of the following rarely used letters,except for which? Y *CORRECT* The title maitre d is from a longer phrase that features what well-known French wo rd? HOTEL In 2009,Barack Obama completed his much-hyped first 100 days in office on the 29 th of what month? APRIL People traveling abroad often use GSM cell phones that use what System for Mobile Communications ? GLOBAL Proposition 8,California s controversial 2008 ballot measure,dealt with what hot-b utton issue? SAME-SEX MARRIAGE Which of the following is the name of a popular blog specializing in nerd culture ? BOING BOING A thick type of foundation makeup shares its name with what breakfast food? PANCAKE In what movie does Jack Nicholson repeatedly type All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy ? THE SHINING Though now often referred to any roasted beef,barbacoa traditionally comes from what part of the cow? HEAD On the FDA Nutrition Facts food label,the abbreviation DV stands for daily what? VALUE Which of these authors monograms is the same as the name of a well-known delivery company? D.H. LAWRENCE Each year since 1993, the coveted T.S. Eliot Prize has been awarded to a writer of what? POETRY Whew! is an interjection often used to express which of these emotions? RELIEF What is the correct spelling of the word that refers to the Middle Ages in Europ e? MEDIEVAL Designed in 1958 to promote nuclear disarmament,the peace symbol is a circle divid ed into how many pieces? FOUR *CORRECT* Astigmatism is a medical condition that can often be corrected by which of these surgeries? LASIK SURGERY Dampers,pieces of felt used to mute the strings,are often inside which of these musical instruments? PIANO When introducing new Apple products,Steve Jobs was known for sporting what disti nct fashion ensemble? BLACK TURTLENECK,BLUE JEANS

Famous for playing a butcher,what eccentric actor has taken time off to work as a cobbler? DANIEL-DAY LEWIS Often needed after a trip to IKEA, what tool is also known as a hex key ? ALLEN WR ENCH What iconic fashion designer published a 2005 bestseller about losing 92 pounds in a single year? KARL LAGERFELD Painted in 1893,the famous Edvard Munch painting The Scream depicts an organized f igure holding his hands where? ON HIS CHEEKS Which of these animal terms comes from a Latin word meaning to gnaw ? RODENT Though sommeliers may disagree,boxes of Franzia proudly declare it to be the worl d s most popular what? WINE In a lavish 2010 ceremony, Bill and Hillary Clinton s only child married a man wit h what first name? MARC In 1935,what accounting firm began its long-running tradition of tallying votes for the Academy Awards? PRICE WATERHOUSE K2,the world s second highest mountain,lies in a region that is currently controll ed by what country? PAKISTAN In 1990,the SkyMall catalog was launched to target shoppers where? ON AIRPL ANES Written circa 340 BC,Aristotle s work Meteorologica largely examines which of these subjects? WEATHER Made with coconut milk,potatoes and peanuts, Massaman curry is a popular dish fr om what country? THAILAND Brewer Anheuser-Busch is the nation s largest purchaser of which of these crops? RICE Which of these plays was written while the playwright lived at 632 St. Peter Str eet in New Orleans? A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Indianapolis lawyer Mark S. Zuckerberg says he gets about a dozen calls per day complaining about what website? FACEBOOK In the 1992 film My Cousin Vinny, Joe Pesci and Marisa Tomei memorably sample what Southern dish? GRITS What musical act s Livin On a Prayer placed number one on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of the 80s ? BON JOVI In 1872,Susan B.Anthony was arrested in Rochester,New York,for illegally doing w hat? VOTING By definition,a doctor specializing in geriatrics primarily treats problems rela ting to what? AGING According to the title of a cable sitcom featuring Danny DeVito, It s Always Sunny In what U.S. city? PHILADELPHIA When introducing new Apple products, Steve Jobs was known for sporting what dist inct fashion ensemble? Black turtleneck, blue jeans Which of these Crayola Crayon colors takes its name from a lyric in the song Amer ica the Beautiful ? Purple Mountain s Majesty Which of these computer keyboard symbols is also featured on a standard telephon e keypad? ASTERISK In the Olympics,a decathlon has how many more events than a triathlon? 7 A local seafood joint called the Crab Shack is a frequent setting on which of thes e TV sitcoms? MY NAME IS EARL The logo of the Shell oil company is a stylized image of what kind of shell? SCALLOP You must have been something before electricity is a playful jab at a person s what? AGE Named for a famous fictional character, a Cyber-Cyrano is a person paid to write w hat? ONLINE DATING PROFILES As Mike The Situation Torrentino must know, six-pack abs are formed by which of the a bdominal muscles? RECTUS ABDOMINIS Because he grew up with it,which of these actors would not have to fake an Irish accent? COLIN FARRELL Originally used by American Indians,the term pow-wow is now mainly used to refer t o a what? MEETING

For his skill at playing his instrument of choice,legendary bandleader Artie Sha w was dubbed the King of the what? CLARINET Which of these computer keyboard symbols is also featured on a standard telephon e keypad? Asterick Jeremy Piven s character on TV s Entourage is said to be modeled after what politician s brother RAMH Since 2002, what movie star has been a global spokesperson for cell phone provid er T-Mobile? ZETA JONES The co-founder of Caterpillar Inc. was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame for his work on what? TRACTORS Not connected to another bone in the body,the hyoid bone is supported by a netwo rk of muscles located in what area? NECK With lyrical answers like Shave his belly with a rusty razor, an old song asks What shall we do with whom? A DRUNKEN SAILOR If you burn off 500 more calories than you consume each day,how long should it t ake for you to lose one pound? SEVEN DAYS When ordered Venti-sized,which Starbucks drink tops out at more calories 630 than a McDonald s Big Mac? ICED WHITE CHOCOLATE MOCHA The letters in the ubiquitous delivery service UPS stand for United what? PARCEL S ERVICE Emeralds contain small amounts of chromium that cause them to have what characte ristic color? GREEN In 1985, Alexa Ray Joel was born to two famous people with what occupations? SUPERMODEL and SONGWRITER Which of the following is the name of an organization that holds an annual Best B agger championship? NATIONAL GROCERS ASSOCIATION According to the Catholic Church,what was the name of the very first Pope? PETER According to a TV Land sitcom starring Betty White,it is Hot In what U.S. city? CLEVELAND Which of these terms derives from early film shorts that often ended with its fe male characters in perilous situations? CLIFFHANGER Which of these beloved Sesame Street muppets doesn t have a nose? COOKIE MONSTER Which of these drugstore brands operates the website RespectTheRoll.com? COTTONELLE Meaning Hawaiians in Portuguese. Havaianas is the name of a popular brand of what? FLIP FLOPS A secret society known as the Righteous and Harmonious Fists was the force behind what historic uprising? BOXER REBELLION Because it causes painful throat contractions that make swallowing water difficu lt,rabies is also called what? HYDROPHOBIA What classic cartoon character has a romantic rival named Bluto? POPEYE Which retailer donates 5 percent of its income about $3 million per week to communit y outreach programs? TARGET Which of the following birds is not named for the sound that it makes? ROBIN The bounty hunter Duane Chapman, star of an A&E reality series, is better known by what nickname? DOG Which of these scientists made his most famous discoveries while working with pe a plants? GREGOR MENDEL Gregory Maguire s 2003 novel Mirror Mirror is a revisionist version of what classic fairy tale? SNOW WHITE In 1994,the author of the sci-fi collection I Robot had a posthumous memoir releas ed,titled what? I. ASIMOV The Yum-o! organization, a nonprofit that teaches healthy eating,was founded by what bubbly TV chef? RACHAEL RAY Years before his brief marriage to Renee Zellweger,what country crooner had a hi t with the song You Had Me from Hello ? KENNY CHESNEY Comic strip character Charlie Brown favors what well-known expression of dismay? GOOD GRIEF! What 2011 documentary follows a late night comic on a cross country tour after b

eing fired from NBC? CONAN O BRIEN CAN T STOP The official cocktail of the annual Preakness Stakes horse race shares its name with what flower? BLACK-EYED SUSAN A site of historic peace negotiations,the presidential retreat Camp David is loc ated in what U.S. state? MARYLAND In the Little Thinkers doll series,what thinker comes with a detachable ear? VINCENT VAN GOGH An elephant s tusks correspond to what type of teeth on a human? INCISORS Throughout her career in the kitchen,Julia Child often said the secret to a long life is what? RED MEAT AND GIN Former rapper Vanilla Ice stars in a reality show that follows his current caree r doing what? REMODELING HOMES growing spa treatment service, thermal-auricular therapy is better known by what name? EAR CANDLING Haskell Opera House has its stage in Quebec, Canada, while most of its audience members sit in what state? VERMONT With a diet that includes gibbons and macaques, clouded leopards are native to w hat part of the world? SOUTHEAST ASIA Love and Light is the name of Jennifer Lopez s seventeenth what? PERFUME In 2011, Rolling Stone named Tubthumping, Barbie Girl and I m Too Sexy among the Worst ngs of what decade? THE NINETIES n 2001, Chevron merged with what company to form the U.S. s second largest oil and gas provider? I TEXACO In which of these languages is the word for no spelled the same as it is in Englis h? ITALIAN Traditionally, what member of a wedding party is in charge of bustling the bride s g own? MAID OF HONOR Fittingly, John Deere round balers and square balers do what? GATHER HAY What 70s movie features the oft-quoted line, I m as mad as hell, and I m not going to take this anymore ? NETWORK Voiced by Johnny Depp, the title character in the 2011 animated movie Rango is wha t kind of desert creature? CHAMELEON Known simply as Cojo, TV personality Steven Cojocaru is an expert in what field? FASHION Involving a tremendous food fight, La Tomatina is a festival held annually in th e Bunol village of what country? SPAIN Often confused with e.g., which of these phrases best conveys the meaning of the a bbreviation of i.e. ? THAT IS In the children s rhyme This Little Piggy, where did the first little piggy go? TO MARKET In the 1994 film The Shawshank Redemption a newly freed Red reunites with Andy in what Mexican town? ZIHUATANEJO Possibly aided by Kate Middleton s notable use of them, what leg wear is said to b e making a comeback? NUDE PANTYHOSE Signed in 1992, NAFTA is a trade agreement among the U.S., Mexico and what third country? CANADA Though he was 21 when it all wrapped up, how old was Daniel Radcliffe when the f irst Harry Potter film came out? 12 The 16th-century Italian scientist Gabriel Fallopius is famous for his work in w hat field? ANATOMY A reference to the last initial of the retailer s founder, the K in Kmart stands for w hat? KRESGE Though you d have to eat a lot to get sick, which of these fruits have seeds that naturally contain cyanide? APPLES Which of these capital cities is not located in mainland Asia? TOKYO In the Disney animated classic Pinocchio, what kind of animal swallows Pinocchio w hole? WHALE In teen girl slang, if someone is your BFF, she is your what Forever ? BEST FRI END Which of these elements derives its chemical symbol, Hg, from the Latin word for li

quid silver ? MERCURY Which of these pop singers was never a guest star on an episode of Will & Grace ? MARIAH CAREY The site of a 1969 political scandal, Chappaquiddick Island connects to what lar ger island? MARTHA S VINEYARD Thanks to its function, not flavor, rock salt is a key part of a traditional met hod for making homemade what? ICE CREAM In 1948, a Chicago paper ran the famously incorrect headline Dewey Defeats Truman on the third of what month? NOVEMBER What SNL cast member based his Coffee Talk character Linda Richman on his then mothe r-in-law? MIKE MEYERS As prolific director Woody Allen once quipped, Eighty percent of success is what? SHOWING UP What Jack Nicholson film features the line, If you wanted to get me on my back, y ou just had to ask me ? TERMS OF ENDEARMENT A rupture in the tympanic membrane usually has a negative effect on which of the senses? HEARING Which of these slang terms is defined out West as an urban Easterner who vacation s on a ranch ? DUDE In a 2005 commencement speech at Stanford University, Steve Jobs famously told s tudents to Stay hungry, stay what? FOOLISH When a person assumes the fetal position, what do they do? CURL UP IN A BAL L Originally sung by Peggy Lee and covered by Madonna, the song Fever mentions what famously amorous pair ROMEO AND JULIET According to legend, Swiss folk hero William Tell was an expert with what mediev al weapon? CROSSBOW According to Urban Dictionary, cookie duster is a playful term for a what? MUSTACHE What NBA star is named after an expensive type of beef? KOBE BRYANT In the world of journalism,a piece designed to appeal to people s emotions is ofte n referred to as what type of story ? HUMAN INTEREST In 2012,what celebrity chef stepped forward to reveal that she had been living w ith type-2 diabetes for years? PAULA DEEN In a 2006 film,it was revealed that which of these classic children s book charact ers is actually named Ted ? THE MAN IN THE YELLOW HAT Which of the following films deals with the transportation of illegal drugs? TRAFFIC Less common than its counterpart, centenary is an alternate term for what anniversa ry? 100TH *CORRECT* In 1984,Michael Larson racked up $110,237 in winnings by memorizing the patterns on what game show s Big Board? PRESS YOUR LUCK Short for post cibum, doctors use the abbreviation p.c to indicate that a prescripti on should be taken how? AFTER MEALS Which of these musical stars is the only one not born and raised in Canada? CHRISTINA AGUILERA Which of the following repetitive titles is not an actual Destiny s Child song? BABY,BABY,BABY Which of these Italian greats has a last name that s only one letter different fro m his first name? GALILEO If 10-year-old Bart Simpson had aged since the show s premiere,in what year would he have reached drinking age in the U.S.? 2000 *CORRECT* Traditionally,which wedding anniversary is considered the Diamond anniversary? 60TH *CORRECT* Used to mean finishing strong, the phrase sticking the landing comes from what sport ? GYMNASTICS Still popular today,C.M. Coolidge s famous paintings of dogs playing poker were or iginally advertisements for what? CIGARS Which of these U.S. states is located east and not west of the Mississippi River ? ILLINOIS

Who designed the iconic pink suit worn by Jackie Kennedy the day of her husband s assassination? COCO CHANEL A smaller,more intricate version of the popular fabric pattern houndstooth is fi ttingly known as what? PUPPYTOOTH What columnist once received over 15,000 letters after opining about which way a toilet paper roll should hang? ANN LANDERS Coined in Gulliver s Travels, what insult originally referred to a race of human sav ages who were ruled by horses? YAHOO What First Family could have shared the same set of monogrammed luggage because they all had the same initials? THE JOHNSONS Though often billed as small-claims courts,TV shows like Judge Joe Brown are actua lly a form of what? BINDING ARBITRATION Which of these TV dramas is credited with inventing the jokey holiday tradition known as Chrismukkah ? THE O.C. Not just found on fish,which of these growing things have also ribbed structures referred to as gills ? MUSHROOMS A state that celebrated its cuarto centenario in 1998, New Mexico was founded in w hat year? 1598 *CORRECT* With just 100 calories per serving,VitaTops are a snack food that are simply the tops of what treat? MUFFINS In the cable drama Boss, Kelsey Grammar plays a crooked mayor of what U.S. city? CHICAGO A popular but false urban legend suggests that Washington D.C. s landscape was ori ginally a what? SWAMP A key component in their company logo,Pixar s mascot Luxo Jr. is a what? DESK LAM P Of the 193 member states of the United Nations,the greatest number 54 are from what continent? AFRICA Rappers Jay-Z,Busta Rhymes and Notorious B.I.G. all once attended what city s Geor ge Westinghouse High School? NEW YORK A pirate who is yelling, Avast,ye mateys is actually telling his mates to do what? STOP Which of these New York City landmarks is a prime example of Art Deco architectu re? CHRYSLER BUILDING Though a popular term now, hipster was actually coined in the 1940s to replace what jazzy term? HEPCAT In performing Darth Vader s stunts,Bob Anderson called on his skills as an Olympic what? FENCER In Highlights for Children magazine,what character serves as Gallant s ill-mannered counterpart? GOOFUS Which Jackson family member shares his name with the nickname of the man who rul ed Yugoslavia from 1953 to 1980? TITO Novice callers to sports talk shows often use which of these phrases as part of their greetings? FIRST TIME,LONG TIME What classic TV show s theme song ends with the exclamation Yee haw! ? THE DUKE S OF HAZZARD Struggling with health issues,what author had the habit of penciling in a daily weight record on his bathroom wall? ERNEST HEMINGWAY In the world of DC comics, Edward Nigma is the birth name of what Batman foe? THE RIDDLER What world religion is based on five basic requirements known as the five pillars ? ISLAM Inspired by the decor of the room where Nick Cannon proposed,in 2011 Mariah Care y named her baby boy what? MOROCCAN Located in Chiba Prefecture,Narita International Airport is the main airport ser ving what world capital? TOKYO After the passing of his father in 2011,Kim Jong-Un became the de facto leader o f what nation? NORTH KOREA Someone who fixes things using makeshift items is often jokingly compared to wha t popular TV character? MACGYVER

The first Chinese NBA all-star ever,Yao Ming retired in 2011 after spending eigh t seasons with what team? HOUSTON ROCKETS For those seeking more bang for your bite,the larger version of the pasta tortel lini is called what? TORTELLONI Which of the following terms is used in chemistry and not in real estate? REAGENT A contestant on the 2012 season of Celebrity Apprentice, Dee Snider won fame as fr ontman for what 80s band? TWISTED SISTER What Major League Baseball team plays its spring training home games at George M . Steinbrenner Field? NEW YORK YANKEES I m so hungry I could eat a horse! is a well-known example of what commonly used lit eracy device? HYPERBOLE In a 2011 episode of The View, who confessed that she once worked as a phone sex o perator? WHOOPI GOLDBERG In the world of logic, the statement This statement is a lie is known as which of these? LIAR S PARADOX In 1971,in an effort to bolster relations,a team of U.S. athletes was invited to China to compete in what sport? PING-PONG Jeans get their name from the French word for what European city,where the first denim trousers were made? GENOA In what 90s movie does Winona Ryder fail an impromptu pop quiz about the definiti on of irony? REALITY BITES Prized by breeders for its intelligence and striking appearance,the Puli dog s hai r resembles what household item? MOP What European city is home to the International Criminal Court,which tries war c riminals from around the world? THE HAGUE Bigger than all of the Earth s land area combined,which of the world s oceans is the largest? PACIFIC Bartlett,Bosc and Comice are popular varieties of what kind of fruit? PEAR Steve Martin,Chevy Chase and Martin Short don sombreros on the movie poster for what 1986 comedy? THREE AMIGOS! In a classic Twilight Zone episode,a woman undergoes surgery to look normal among pe ople who look like what? PIGS On his show Man v Food, host Adam Richman won the Davy Jones Locker Challenge by eat ing 7 pounds of what? SEAFOOD Launched in 1978,Simon is an electronic memory game consisting of four buttons i n all but which of these colors? ORANGE What U.S. state is home to the International Tennis Hall of Fame? RHODE IS LAND In 1971,The NY Times published excerpts of top-secret Vietnam War documents comm only known as what? PENTAGON PAPERS Which of these wars took place during the nineteenth century? U.S. CIVIL WAR Often called the richest city in the world, Abu Dhabi is located in what Middle Ea stern country? UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Henry Heimlech,the doctor famous for his life-saving maneuver,is the cousin of a n actor famous for what sitcom character? POTSIE WEBER In her memoir, Then Again, what actress explains the origins of her love of men s hat s? DIANE KEATON What would be the name of Crosby,Stills,Nash & Young if its members last names we re replaced with their first names? DAVID,STEPHEN,GRAHAM & NEIL Typically served as a Southern side dish,spoonbread is a pudding-like bread with what ingredient? CORNMEAL In 2007,protesting college student Andrew Meyer won lasting Internet fame by sho uting what at university police? DON T TASE ME, BRO! Which of the following is not a word? EMMANENT For over 60 years,which of these retailers featured an annual Running of the Brid es wedding dress sale? FILENE S BASEMENT Which pair of Santa s reindeer derive their names from the German words for thunder and lightning, respectively? DONNER AND BLITZEN Due to Spanish naming conventions,which of these artists was born with a name th

at was 20 words long? PABLO PICASSO Considered by many to be the best motion picture ever made,Orson Welles was just how old when he made Citizen Kane ? 25 *CORRECT* Which of these music legends has a daughter who s an acclaimed fashion designer? PAUL MCCARTNEY What deep-pocketed filmmaker spent $100 million of his own money on the 2012 fil m Red Tails about the Tuskegee Airmen? GEORGE LUCAS Sort of in between two colors, rose wine by definition has what type of hue? PINKISH Castanets are musical instruments traditionally played while attached to what pa rt of the body? THUMB As of 2012,which of these comedians has never hosted the Academy Awards? JIMMY FALLON May I have a large container of coffee? is a popular mnemonic for remembering what ? DIGITS OF PI Calling itself America s third largest party, what group promotes Minimum Government, Maximum Freedom ? LIBERTARIAN PARTY In French cuisine,a remoulade is a type of what? SAUCE As seen in countless movie plots,what government agency oversees the Witness Pro tection Program? U.S. MARSHALS The award-winning British TV drama Downton Abbey begins in the year 1912,with news of what historic event? SINKING OF THE TITANIC Because they give off a fluorescent glow when lit with them,black lights are use d to detect which of these pests? SCORPIONS For many years,which of these TV journalists was suspected of being the Watergat e informant known as Deep Throat? DIANE SAWYER What was the name of a Santa Fe roadside attraction that featured dozens of refr igerators stacked in a circle? STONEFRIDGE Because of the motions involved,what activity is thought to help children correc t a pigeon-toed gait? BALLET The United Nations flag depicts a map of the world surrounded by what? OLIVE BR ANCHES When translated into English,which Shakira song title can describe someone infec ted with a serious medical condition? RABIOSA The country name Argentina derives from the Latin word for what chemical element? SILVER With 21 states,what letter is by far the most common one found at the end of the names of the U.S. states? A *CORRECT* Though now associated with Mexico,piatas are thought to have originated from wha t country s New Year celebrations? CHINA After moving to cable,Oprah Winfrey debuted her new primetime talk show in 2012, titled Oprah s what? NEXT CHAPTER Which of these terms is often used to describe radio static or the humm of a fan ? WHITE NOISE Chef Paula Deen has caught flack for her recipe Lady s Brunch Burger, a burger that replaces the bun with two what? GLAZED DOUGHNUTS In the classic folk song On Top of Old Smoky, what is Old Smoky ? Mountain Foam Hands is a company that encourages it s customers to wear gear at which of th e events? Football Games As its title hints at,the 2012 movie Joyful Noise features what type of musical ac ts? GOSPEL CHOIRS In his 1999 film The Sixth Sense, director M. Night Shyamalan makes a cameo appear ance playing a what? DOCTOR What is the only type of fish s fin that is featured on a Pepperidge Farm Goldfish cracker? CAUDAL FIN All Cabbage Patch dolls feature the signature of their creator,Xavier Roberts,st amped on what part of the body? BACKSIDE To sound like a New Yorker,you can say light and sweet when ordering which of the following? COFFEE The Star Wars films notably contain music themes for each main character,a practic

e known by what music term? LEITMOTIF According to a famous quote from Confucius, only the wisest and stupidest of men n ever do what? CHANGE When checking your account balance in countries like Spain or Turkey,remember th at periods are replaced by what? COMMAS With a career that spans over fifty years,singer Joan Baez is known as The Queen of what? FOLK The fingerstache is a popular tattoo of a stylized mustache typically inked on wha t finger? INDEX Perhaps because it s so romantic,a full moon often triggers which of these sea cre atures to reproduce? CORAL What U.S. agency s website features the motto Moving America Safely ? FAA*CORR ECT* What restaurant chain offers a signature meal called the Rooty Tooty Fresh N Frui ty? IHOP *CORRECT* Which of these beloved Disney characters would be classified by zoologists as a r uminant ? BAMBI The first jersey ever retired in MLB history,the uniform number 4 belonged to wh at Yankees legend? LOU GEHRIG In Disney s Alice In Wonderland, which extinct animal makes an appearance as a pipesmoking nitwit? DODO In Internet chat and text lingo, ITA is typically short for what phrase? I TOTALL Y AGREE In a memorable gaffe,the late Senator Ted Stevens famously referred to what tech nology as a series of tubes ? THE INTERNET According to the term s rough translation,the vegetable and grain-heavy macrobiotic diet purports to offer a what? LONG LIFE In 2012,pop icon Beyonce gave birth to a daughter with what colorful,unusual nam e? BLUE IVY What biopic s screenplay was translated into brail at its subject s request? RAY Music fans who identify themselves as Beliebers would most likely enjoy which of t hese hit songs? BABY The addictive jingle I want my baby back refers to what Chilli s Grill & Bar dish? RIBS Derived from a Chinese expression,a person who is kowtowing is doing what? KNEELING AND BOWING Coordinated Universal Time,the worldwide standard for timekeeping,is directly ba sed on the behavior of what? ATOMS Take me down to the Paradise City,where the grass is green and the girls are pret ty are lyrics in an 80s hit by whom? GUNS N ROSES Of these Starbucks coffee sizes,which is the smallest? TALL The word harvest is derived from an Old English word that referred to what season? AUTUMN The Kathy Bates quip Every time an Oscar is given out,an agent gets his wings play s on a famous line from what film? IT S A WONDERFUL LIFE Cryptophasia is a fancy term for the made-up language that sometime develops betwe en what? TWINS The 1974 book Alive documents the aftermath of a plane crash in the Andes survived by teammates in what sport? RUGBY Found at a German zoo,Eclyse the zorse is a half-horse hybrid animal with what dis tinctive markings on her coat? BLACK AND WHITE STRIPES Someone who is naive or gullible is often described as having fallen off the what? TURNIP TRUCK Which of these food brand names would also serve as a proper response to the Ita lian expression grazie ? PREGO Which of these real-life figures of antiquity was renowned above all for his fab ulous wealth? CROESUS Blue sky laws are state regulations designed to protect people from what? SECURITIES FRAUD

What famous line in Shakespeare is followed by the heartfelt request Deny thy fat her,and refuse thy name ? WHEREFORE ART THOU,ROMEO? In a pinch,which of these pantry staples can be used to put out a kitchen fire? BAKING SODA In taste tests,60% of consumers indicate preferring the creamy over the crunchy vers ion of what food? PEANUT BUTTER Well-known to sailors in the tropics,winds that blow steadily from east to west and toward the equator are called what? TRADE WINDS What animal appears on the national coat of arms of the African nation Cote D lvo ire,or Ivory Coast? ELEPHANT In Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the gum-chewing Violet Beauregarde turns int o a giant what? BLUEBERRY The 2012 TV show Smash features a TV actor playing a Broadway actor playing what f amous movie actor? MARILYN MONROE Which of these Tom Cruise movies is technically a sequel? THE COLOR OF MON EY A popular myth suggests that you ll be less tasty to mosquitoes if you take vitami n B1,which is also known as what? THIAMINE Often misportrayed in film and TV,Dissociative Identity Disorder is a condition formerly known as what? MULTIPLE PERSONALITY DISORDER For half a century,Mister Softee trucks have driven America s streets playing musi c and peddling what? ICE CREAM For years,the now-defunct Weekly World News tabloid captivated readers with ongo ing stories about what creature? BAT BOY Praised for her role on the sitcom Up All Night, Christina Applegate first won fam e on what TV show? MARRIED WITH CHILDREN The Boot is the name of a popular website featuring inside information for fans of what music genre? COUNTRY Because it is a fictionalized account of the author s real life,which of these nov els is considered a roman a la clef ? THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA In the popular abbreviation FAQ,the letter A stands for what? ASKED Angry over their government s finance policies,in 2011 protestors in what country started hurling yogurt at police? GREECE The classic ads for the drugstore brand Nair stirred scantilly-clad women chanti ng We wear what? SHORT SHORTS Requiring considerable skill and experience, throwing is a technique used in what a rtistic medium? POTTERY In 2012,the daughter of which of these actors earned a ticket to Hollywood on Ameri can Idol ? JIM CARREY Meaning idealistic and impractical, the word quixotic comes from a character created by what author? MIGUEL DE CERVANTES Iranian-born businessman Al Yeganeh was the inspiration behind what classic Seinf eld character? THE SOUP NAZI In the song Frosty The Snowman, what part of Frosty s face is made of a button? NOSE The 1986 Tom Cruise movie The Color of Money centers around what high-stakes game? POOL Which of these Spanish phrases is often used to help make a person feel comforta ble in your home? MI CASA ES SU CASA Rick Riordan s bestselling kids books feature Percy Jackson s adventures with what fan tastic group? THE OLYMPIANS Oregon s George Fox University is named in honor of the founder of what religious movement? QUAKER Though spelled feng shui, the Chinese art of spatial arrangement is typically pron ounced how? FUNG SHWAY In 2009,which of these singers released a men s cologned called Southern Blend ? TIM MCGRAW By definition,a roughneck is a laborer who works where? OIL RIG Of these clothing brand names,which is the only one that refers to a specific ge ographic region? PATAGONIA

The cry eureka! comes from a Greek word meaning I have what? FOUND IT Fittingly,the online retailer Zappos adapted its name from zapatos, the Spanish wo rd for what? SHOES Which of these 2011 movies was based in part on a stage play that took the 2011 Tony for Best Play? WAR HORSE Though it works for other cuts,which of these is the name of a kitchen knife use d to remove the delicate skin from fresh fish? SALMON KNIFE The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse,the tallest in the nation,lights up the coast of wh at U.S. state? NORTH CAROLINA Which of these famous poems recounts an event immediately preceding the American Revolution? PAUL REVERE S RIDE What U.S. state is home to the airport with the three-letter identification code DFW ? TEXAS George A. Romero s classic Night of the Living Dead series popularized what movie mo nsters? ZOMBIES At Chicago s Museum of Science and Industry,the Tesla Coil is used to simulate wha t natural event? LIGHTNING STORM In 2011,Rolling Stone named Tubthumping, Barbie Girl and I m Too Sexy among the Worst gs of what decade? THE NINETIES Based on the foreign film 8 1/2, the Broadway musical Nine features what aptly-title d song? BE ITALIAN Popular with vacationing parents,a novelty souvenir item reads, My parents went to ___ and all I got was this lousy what? T-SHIRT Even though he s deceased,what actor has appeared on every Harris Poll for America s Favorite Actor since 1994? JOHN WAYNE During the Depression.impoverished people built tent cities and shantytowns know n by what presidential nickname? HOOVERVILLES Though it applies to all of them now,the term vermin derives from the Latin word f or which of these creatures? WORM The Washington Post evaluates the truthfulness of political ads by assigning a r ating of between one and four what? PINOCCHIOS In surfing and skateboarding,a person who rides with their right foot forward is known as a what? GOOFY FOOT The retailer Burberry is known for accenting its garments with tan,black,white a nd red in what trademark pattern? PLAID What foreign tourist destination is often reached by visitors traveling on PeruR ail? MACHU PICCHU Native to Borneo,the proboscis monkey gets its name because the males have what distinctive body part? BIG NOSE The dating site ScientificMatch.com differs from other sites because it makes ma tches with the aid of what? DNA ANALYSIS If the Gettysburg Address were delivered in 2012, four score and seven years ago wo uld refer to what year? 1925 *CORRECT* For a 1967 Ed Sullivan Show stint,The Doors were asked to change an indecent lyric in what song? LIGHT MY FIRE In 2004,what awards show instituted a five-second tape delay on the 30th anniver sary of a famous streaking incident? OSCARS In Spanish, de nada is a standard response to which of these niceties? MUCHAS G RACIAS In 1956,Chuck Williams opened the first Williams-Sonoma store in what U.S. state ? CALIFORNIA In an expression that means That might be useful, a person might say That s grist to the what? MILL In a 1983 hit single, backstreet guy Billy Joel states his intention to woo what ki nd of Girl ? UPTOWN Prior to his career as a TV journalist,George Stephanopoulos was a White House a dviser to what U.S. president? BILL CLINTON To the dismay of nutritionists,what chain restaurant s Bistro Shrimp Pasta contains a reported 2,700 calories? THE CHEESECAKE FACTORY Which of these snack food brands has a mascot named Finn who,for some reason,wears

sunglasses? GOLDFISH By definition,the speed at which music is performed is known as what? TEMPO Since 2007,diminutive personality Chuy Bravo has starred as the sidekick to what late night talk show host? CHELSEA HANDLER Which of these men s names is also slang for someone hugely biased towards their f avorite sports team? HOMER Check the neck is common advice given to those evaluating the ripeness of what fru it? PEAR According to the National Severe Storms Laboratory,about how wide across is a cl oud-to-ground lightning bolt? ONE INCH In 2011,what car-centric city experienced Carmageddon when its 405 freeway was shu t down for repairs? LOS ANGELES Popular as a pet,the colorful freshwater betta fish is more commonly known by wh at fanciful nickname? SIAMESE FIGHTING FISH The ABC series that features jilted contestants from The Bachelor and The Bachelore tte has what title? BACHELOR PAD On an old-fashioned rotary phone,what number requires the longest turn of the di al? 0 *CORRECT* Due to its immense popularity with the Chinese,what U.S. state was the first to open its own tourism office in China? NEVADA Since 2003,Anderson Cooper has hosted a CNN news program with what numerical tit le? ANDERSON COOPER 360 Named for a nearby embassy,the renowned Spanish Steps are a tourist attraction n ot in Spain,but in what city? ROME Despite being the epicenter of prep style, what city did GQ dub America s Worst-Dress ed in 2011? BOSTON What U.S. city was founded by 11 men,11 women,22 children,and 4 soldiers,collect ively known as Los Pobladores ? LOS ANGELES Presidents View Resort is a hotel with suites that look out at what national lan dmark? MOUNT RUSHMORE In Happy Gilmore, Adam Sandler shouts what variation on a classic game show catchp hrase at TV host Bob Barker? THE PRICE IS WRONG! In Mafia lingo,the phrase sleeping with the fishes refers to person who is what? DECEASED In a 2006 viral video,a Florida weatherman delivers a high-pitched squeal after encountering a what? COCKROACH What performer s obscene gesture during the 2012 Super Bowl halftime show compelled the NFL to issue an apology? M.I.A. If you rearrange the letters in Meg Ryan s name,you can form the name of a Europea n country that has what capital? BERLIN In a well-known scence from Pretty Woman, Julia Roberts character struggles with ea ting what delicacy? ESCARGOT As conservative in his fashion as he is in his politics,politician Rick Santorum is known to favor what clothing item? SWEATER VEST The term paparazzi comes from the name of an aggressive photographer in what movie ? LA DOLCE VITA Pixar has won Academy Awards for all but which of the following? BEST PIC TURE K is the chemical symbol for what element? POTASSIUM Due to its presumed power over backsliding vegetarians,which of the following ha s been labeled a Gateway Meat ? BACON Someone who is constantly at the gym is known by what unflattering name? GYM RAT A traditional food for the Japanese New Year,mochi is a cake primarily made of w hat ingredient? RICE Believed by many to help heart health,resveratol is an organic compound found in which of these foods? RED WINE The word pita comes from a Greek term meaning what? BREAD Which of these types of shower takes place in outer space and is not a weather p henomenon? METEOR SHOWER

Which of these films is a real Hollywood movie,and not a mockbuster a low-budget ripo ff of a hit film? LAND OF THE LOST Systolic and diastolic are medical terms that refer to what human vital sign? BLOOD PRESSURE If you are traveling on an airplane that has a cruising altitude of 30,000 feet, about how many miles are you above the Earth? 5.7 *CORRECT* Often compared to Tetris, which of these is the name of a wildly popular smartphon e puzzle game? BEJEWELED Named for the Dutch business that originated it,what is an Asscher cut? SHAPE OF DIAMOND An ocean-dwelling snail,the sea hare is named for its tentacles that resemble tw o long what? EARS What crime occurs when businesses conspire to control the market? PRICE FI XING In an annual holiday tradition,the Late Show with David Letterman trims the top of its Christmas tree with what food item? MEATBALL A great space-saving idea,a twin bed that slides underneath another twin when no t in use is called a what? TRUNDLE BED Once ranked #1 for a record 237 weeks,tennis great Roger Federer hails from what country? SWITZERLAND Which of these Brady Bunch episode titles is also the title of a 1974 Martin Sco rsese film? ALICE DOESN T LIVE HERE ANYMORE David Evans,the lead guitarist for the rock band U2,performs under what stage na me? THE EDGE Commonly associated with Ireland,a brogue is a type of what? ACCENT What classic children s book features the adventures of a boy named Milo and a wat chdog named Tock? THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH In college sports,which of these terms refers to an athlete who was never recrui ted or offered a scholarship? WALK-ON Appearing in autumn,the harvest moon is one of about how many full moons that oc cur each year? 12 *CORRECT* Played by Jerry Ferrara,what is the name of Vincent Chase s hapless sidekick on th e HBO series Entourage ? TURTLE Giving her a radiant halo called an aureole, how many rays shoot out from the Stat ue of Liberty s crown? SEVEN Though it is often quoted,the line Elementary,my dear Watson never actually appear s in the works of what author? ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE Sugar magnate Henry Tate is the founder and namesake of a noted art gallery loca ted in what city? LONDON Also about gangsters and New Jersey,the HBO series Boardwalk Empire is set in the 2 0s in what town? ATLANTIC CITY Scholars and intellectuals are commonly said to reside in a tower made of what m aterial? IVORY Prince Charles and Princess Diana officially divorced in 1996 after how many yea rs of marriage? 15 *CORRECT* Because the process renders it undesirable,which of these vegetables is not typi cally sold in cans? BROCCOLI At the end of the 1953 movie Shane, what does the little boy famously yell as Shan e rides off into the sunset? COME BACK! Logophobia is an irrational fear of what? WORDS What does the C stand for in the sports abbreviation NCAA? COLLEGIATE The Flemings and the Walloons are the two predominant cultural groups of what co untry? BELGIUM A navy pilot who was shot down in World War II,JFK s oldest brother JPK was named wh at? JOSEPH PATRICK KENNEDY In an Olympic-size pool,which is 50-meters long,about how many lengths would you have to swim in order to swim a mile? 32 *CORRECT* Prior to 2010's Love and Other Drugs, Anne Hathaway and Jake Gyllenhaal appeared t ogether in what film? BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN What type of jewelry appropriately gets its name from the French for long needle ?

BROOCH Often associated with weddings,an advanced notice stating the date of the big ev ent is called a what? SAVE-THE-DATE Which of these camera parts controls how much light passes through the lens? APERTURE Which member of Congress is known as Dr.No because he a)votes no a lot,and b) is a d octor? RON PAUL A person suffering from leporiphobia would fear which of these Looney Tunes charac ters? BUGS BUNNY According to the Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw, He who can,does. He who can not, does what? TEACHES In video game adaptations of Toy Story, what actor s younger brother Jim has voiced the character Woody ? TOM HANKS Which of the following familiar words is derived from a Latin word that means the meeting point of three ways ? TRIVIA Someone who repeatedly tries to revive interest in a hopeless issue is said to b e beating a what? DEAD HORSE The award-winning British TV drama Downtown Abbey begins in the year 1912,with new s of what historic event? SINKING OF THE TITANIC Oddly enough,on the 2012 sitcom Are You There,Chelsea? Chelsea Handler does not pl ay Chelsea, but whom? CHELSEA S SISTER Headlines quipped, Mr. & Mrs. Smith Go To Washington, reporting on a 2012 White Ho use visit by what celeb couple? BRAD PITT & ANGELINA JOLIE Which of these words does not form an English word when the suffix -ster is added to it? PUSH Which of the following halls is synonymous with the corrupt political group that ran New York City in the late 19th century? TAMMANY HALL Which of these candies typically comes in only two colors,pink and white? GOOD & PLENTY A message that translates as Long Live Nero is among the ancient graffiti found at what archaeological site? POMPEII Marilyn Monroe sings out Tiffany s! and Cartier! in a famous ditty that claims that wh at are A Girl s Best Friend ? DIAMONDS Taken from Greek mythology,the term Achilles heel is synonymous with what? FATAL WE AKNESS Though he still tours playing The Who classics,what former frontman owns a trout fishery in East Sussex,England? ROGER DALTREY Sarah Silverman,Seth MacFarlane and Dwayne The Rock Johnson have all appeared on w hich of these TV franchises? STAR TREK What is Dora the Explorer s last name? MARQUEZ In 1989,a 7.1 magnitude earthquake shook what World Series host city just before Game 3? SAN FRANCISCO Directed by Jack Nicholson, The Two Jakes is the critically-panned sequel to what a cclaimed film? CHINATOWN What month of the year is fittingly named after the Roman god of beginnings? JANUARY In a phrase credited to Thomas Carlyle,the field of economics is known by what g loomy nickname? THE DISMAL SCIENCE Banned in some areas,the controversial method by which natural gas is extracted from rock formations is known as what? HYDROFRACKING Since 2008,what U.S. pro sport has held an annual outdoor game at the start of t he year called the Winter Classic ? HOCKEY For over a century,the New Year s Day Tournament of Roses Parade has taken place i n what U.S. city? PASADENA, CA In the Kurt Vonnegut novel Breakfast of Champions, what is referred to as the break fast of champions ? MARTINIS In real estate listings, a/g pl stands for a swimming pool that is what? ABOVEGRO UND What is the Brangelina -like nickname that tabloids use to refer to the young stars of the Twilight films? ROBSTEN

While in office,which of these U.S. presidents donated his entire salary to char ity? JOHN F. KENNEDY According to a common cliche,a person who objects strongly to doing something wo uldn t do it for all the tea where? IN CHINA As music legend Prince must surely know,which of these colors is often associate d with royalty? PURPLE What distinguished athlete is the star of a 1999 documentary titled His Airness ? MICHAEL JORDAN What world-famous building has a roof that was reportedly inspired by the sectio ns of an orange? SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE In a hit song from the 60s,a singer is rockin and a-rollin and rockin and a-rollin whom? BARBARA ANN The Notable Names Database,or nndb.com,lists what historic woman s job experience as Cake proponent ? MARIE ANTOINETTE Which of these condiments is sold under the brand name Best Foods west of the Rock ies? HELLMAN S MAYONNAISE Which of these odd-sounding terms is actually a popular type of additive? LIQUID SMOKE Derived from the practice of drinking lime juice to prevent scurvy, limey is a slan g term for a person from where? GREAT BRITAIN In Chicago,you ll find a kitschy 26-foot tall statue of what actress in a famous p ose,white dress billowing up around her? MARILYN MONROE In The Karate Kid, which of these is not one of the unorthodox training methods Mr . Miyagi assigns to Daniel-san? WEEDING HIS GARDEN Which of these famous actors overcame childhood stuttering to become the voice o f Darth Vader and CNN? JAMES EARL JONES In 2011,TNT announced Larry Hagman would return to play J.R. Ewing in a sequel to what classic show? DALLAS The Obama administration often points out that Warren Buffet pays a lower tax ra te than Debbie Bosanek,his what? SECRETARY According to a famous quote by designer Coco Chanel,you should do what just befo re leaving the house? TAKE ONE THING OFF Which of these cooking terms is believed to come from a Norweigan word meaning lu mp ? DOLLOP Usually associated with pirates,the Jolly Roger is a distinctive what? FLAG In 2011,actor Luke Wilson,rapper Snoop Dogg and comedian Amy Poehler all turned what age? 40 *CORRECT* Which of these French phrases means to know how to act ? SAVOIR-FAIRE Most household aquariums are equipped with bubbler systems to maintain levels of what gas? OXYGEN On a restaurant menu,which of these dishes would most likely be followed by the initials M.P., meaning market price ? LOBSTER THERMIDOR Nobel laureate Robert Richardson once claimed that party balloons should cost $1 00 apiece because of what gas s scarcity? HELIUM At just 18,Jason Bateman became the youngest person to join the Director s Guild a fter directing an episode of what sitcom? THE HOGAN FAMILY Presented as a token of welcome to tourists visiting Hawaii,the lei is a garland o f flowers commonly worn how? AROUND THE NECK In the 1988 movie Rain Man, Raymond Babbitt is obsessed with watching what TV pers onality? JUDGE WAPNER At the State of the Union address,who usually sits with the vice president right behind the U.S. president? SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE Violet Precipitation could be an alternate title of a 1984 movie starring whom? PRINCE Before Martin Scorsese offered him a part in Raging Bull, what actor was working a t an Italian restaurant in the Bronx? JOE PESCI As any foodie can tell you,a geoduck is a type of what? CLAM The idea of mise en place,meaning everything in place, is of utmost importance to what type of professionals? CHEFS Often very annoying to people dining nearby,pagophagia is the compulsive chewing


of what? ICE In Frank Sinatra s ode to New York,New York, what completes the famous line, Start spr eading the news ? I M LEAVING TODAY When decorating a Christmas Tree,most experts would reccomend adding what first? LIGHTS In 2012,Obama impressed spectators with his smooth vocals when he crooned I m so in love with you from what song? LET S STAY TOGETHER The plots of the 2010 romantic comedies The Back-Up Plan and The Switch both revolve around what medical procedure? ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION If a gross is equal to 144 units,how many units are in a dozen gross,also known as a great gross ? 1728 *CORRECT* What type of vehicle with the fringe on top is the subject of a classic song from the musical Oklahoma! ? SURREY Often referred to as the good cholesterol, HDL stands for high- density what? LIPOPROTEIN Dolittle,Strangelove and Zhivago are surnames of classic movie characters who sh are what distinguished title? DOCTOR Starring Rob Lowe,the 2012 Lifetime movie Drew Peterson: Untouchable is about a ma n accused of what heinous crime? MURDERING HIS WIFE Drivers traversing the Golden Gate Bridge are afforded picturesque views of what famous island? ALCATRAZ Spider Spud and Optimash Prime are movie-themed updates of what classic toy? MR. POTATO HEAD According to a famous Yves Saint Laurent quote, Fashions fade, what is eternal? STYLE London s famed Portobello Road shares its name with a popular variety of what? MUSHROOM Silent film star Norma Talmadge started a Hollywood tradition after accidentally stepping in wet concrete outside what theater? GRAUMAN S CHINESE Since 2001,Gillette has offered a popular line of women s razors named after what mythological figure? VENUS Created by J.J. Abrahms,the 2012 crime drama Alcatraz is set in and around what U. S. city? SAN FRANCISCO Becoming popular in the U.S.,the Greek brand FAGE is a strained version of what da iry product? YOGURT The site of a famous 1839 slave mutiny,the 19th-century ship La Amistad has a na me that means what in Spanish? FRIENDSHIP Often found in the pockets of new clothes,silica gel packets are desiccants, meani ng they do what? SOAK UP MOISTURE Roughly speaking,a typical commercial jet flying from New York to London cruises at what average airspeed? 550 MPH *CORRECT* With Pluto reclassified as a dwarf planet, what planet in our solar system is now farthest from the Sun? NEPTUNE Hollywood s favorite time of year,which of these months falls within a period know n as awards season ? FEBRUARY Which of these common house plants does not actually produce flowers? FERN Former House speaker Newt Gingrich once stated in an interview that he thought w hat actor should play him in a movie? BRAD PITT Though critics called him a walking dust mop, the 2012 Westminster Best in Show we nt to Malachy,a 4-year-old what? PEKINGESE Because she held over 40 different patents,inventor Beulah Louise Henry was popu larly known by what nickname? LADY EDISON Prior to her career in television,Nancy Grace was licensed by the state of Georg ia as a what? PROSECUTOR Who is the only person currently featured on the front of U.S. paper currency wh ose portrait faces the observer s left? ALEXANDER HAMILTON Sharing their name with a local river,Boston s mass transit passes are officially called what? CHARLIECARDS Mostly covered in desert and prone to droughts,what country does the word for rai n also mean blessing ? BOTSWANA

As chefs know,the two succulent bits of meat on the back of a chicken,just above the thigh,are called what? OYSTERS Usually referred to by his first name,the Renaissance artist Michelangelo had wh at surname? BUONARROTI Which of these fish names is thought to derive from the Latin word for leaper ? SALMON Hosted by Don Francisco since 1962,the variety show Sabado Gigante fittingly airs on what day of the week? SATURDAY Not just an Asian-inspired menu item,which of the following is a publicly traded commodity that is sold as in investment? PORK BELLIES What 90s sitcom often featured a character doing a strange dance to Tom Jones s It s N ot Unusual ? THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL-AIR Piscivorous animals feed mainly on what? FISH Upon the cancellation of Ugly Betty, what actress joined the cast of Desperate Hous ewives in 2010? VANESSA WILLIAMS What is the correct spelling of the last name of the Academy Award-winning direc tor of The Departed ? SCORSESE What author courted controversy in 2006 when his memoir, A Million Little Pieces wa s proved to be widely exaggerated? JAMES FREY Which of these one-named performers has a name that means my lady in Italian? MADONNA Worn bindings and missing dust jackets are common problems that can devalue what collectibles? BOOKS The Nile Basin constitutes roughly 10% of the total area of what world continent ? AFRICA What political figure had a mechanical heart pump installed in 2010 that left hi m literally without a pulse? DICK CHENEY Located in Oyster Bay,Long Island,the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site is th e former home of what U.S. president? THEODORE ROOSEVELT What American author is credited with popularizing the Spanish word cojones as a s ynonym for bravery? ERNEST HEMINGWAY Cash for Clunkers was a government program that encouraged Americans to switch to more efficient what? CARS What member of the rock band Led Zeppelin shares his name with a famous naval he ro of the Revolutionary War? JOHN PAUL JONES The A&E Web series Hammertime centers on the life and family of a musician best kn own for what 90s megahit? U CAN T TOUCH THIS Imagine me and you,I do/I think about you day and night,it s only right are lyrics t o a 1967 song by what group? THE TURTLES In a famous scene from the 1981 film Mommie Dearest, Joan Crawford berates her dau ghter for using what? WIRE HANGERS Wrestler and actor Andre the Giant s unusual height was caused by a rare defect in what gland? PITUITARY Before he went solo,British singer Morrissey was frontman for which of these 80s bands? THE SMITHS On the classic sitcom I Love Lucy, Lucy often went on auditions using what maiden name instead of Mrs. Ricardo? MCGILLICUDDY In 1872,an act of Congress established what as America s first official national p ark? YELLOWSTONE Fitting for a devout Baptist and Sunday school teacher, Deacon was the Secret Servi ce code name for what president? JIMMY CARTER The anise-flavored liqueur ouzo is a traditional drink of what country? GREECE In Rodin s statue The Thinker, which of these correctly describes the pose of the ma n s arm touching his head? RIGHT ELBOW ON LEFT KNEE Which of these cartoon characters likely suffers from rhotacism,a speech disorde r where R s are pronounced like W s? ELMER FUDD In the 1998 film The Big Lebowski, what actress plays Bunny,a trophy wife who wear s green nail polish? TARA REID Which of these artsy surnames is also the name of a division in the World Beard and Moustache Championships? DALI

A classic 1976 song by Blue Oyster Cult features the advice Don t Fear The what? REAPER A doe-eyed bad seed named Damien is the main character in what classic horror fl ick? THE OMEN Which of these movie actors has never played Tom Clancy hero Jack Ryan on the bi g screen? MATT DAMON In the Legally Blonde movies,Elle Woods gets men s attention using a signature move called what? BEND AND SNAP In the U.S., a car s zero-to-sixty time is a measure of the car s what? ACCELERA TION In which of these Olympic events do contestants often wear a finger tab and an a rm guard called a bracer? ARCHERY Actress Christine Baranski guest stars as Dr. Beverly Hofstadter,Leonard s mom,on what TV sitcom? THE BIG BANG THEORY In education,the Flesch-Kincaid readability test assigns a level of difficulty t hat corresponds to what statistic? GRADE LEVEL In office for 22 years,Richard M. Daley was the longest serving mayor of what U. S. city? CHICAGO Refusing the Secret Service,what First Lady was given her own gun and later wrot e, I carried it religiously ? ELEANOR ROOSEVELT Named after Sergei Rachmanioff, Rach 3? is the nickname of a famous what? PIANO CONCERTO The 2014 Winter Olympic Games will mark the first time women will be able to com pete in which of these disciplines? SKI JUMPING Photos snapped in 1972 of Jane Fonda seated on an anti-aircraft gun earned the a ctress what infamous nickname? HANOI JANE The Silver Bullet Band is the longtime backing band of what popular musician? BOB SEGER In Germany,which of these common household items is known as a fingerhut ? THIMBLE Believed to be caused by jets,rare cloud formations that often drop snow share t heir name with what office tool? HOLE-PUNCH Introduced in 1928, Red Stripe Beer is brewed in what country? JAMAICA What 1960s Raquel Welch film was advertised with the slogan Mankind s First Bikini! ? ONE MILLION YEARS B.C. Natives of what country traditionally have a last name that combines their fathe r s first name with either son or dottir ? ICELAND Ali Wentworth,a popular actress and comedienne,is the wife of what prominent new s anchor? GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS A rich sauce in Mexican cuisine,mole most commonly features which of these ingre dients? CHOCOLATE What U.S. landmark is outfitted with multiple foghorns because its locale is so often enveloped in dense fog? GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE Basra is the chief port of which Persian Gulf country? IRAQ In an expression borrowed from poker,high-quality stocks like Coca-Cola and IBM are known as what? BLUE-CHIP STOCKS The deliciously wicked TV drama Revenge is set among the wealthy elite of what sea side town? THE HAMPTONS Seen in many still life paintings,a ewer is a decorative type of what household object? PITCHER Discovered 2.2 miles under the ground,the deepest living animal was given what a ppropriate nickname? DEVIL WORM The Green Line is a term used to describe the boundary between what two historical ly hostile areas? ISRAEL AND THE WEST BANK Featured on the Shakespeare family coat of arms,the French motto Non sans droit! m eans not without what? RIGHT A Eurasian counterpart to the NHL, the KHL is a professional league in what spor t? HOCKEY Also known as the Indian Date, which of these exotic fruits grow inside large,but brittle brown pods? TAMARIND Known for her wiggle and high-pitched coo,actress Jackee played sexy neighbor Sa

ndra Clark on what 80s sitcom? 227 *CORRECT* Which of these proverbs has the same meaning as an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure ? A STITCH IN TIME SAVES NINE The chorus of the song Home on the Range mentions what pair of playful animals? DEER AND ANTELOPE In golf,if you bogey a hole,what score did you get? ONE STROKE OVER PAR Set in Hot Springs,Arkansas in 1959, Billy Blythe is a folk opera about which famou s Bill ? BILL CLINTON Which of these foods has a pH value that is the lowest,making it the most acidic ? ORANGE JUICE An estate tax is typically levied by the government after what life event? DEATH At the Smithsonian s National Portrait Gallery,whose portrait depicts him holding a computer disk? BILL GATES What hit 1967 song features the lyric Sock it to me,sock it to me,sock it to me,s ock it to me ? RESPECT Which of these lyrics does not appear in The Police s #1 hit Every Breath You Take ? EVERY PRICE YOU PAY What professional title is shared by media personalities Ruth Westheimer and Phil McGraw? DOCTOR In the classic animated movie The Little Mermaid, Ariel s best friend is a fish name d what? FLOUNDER A mix of the words marionette and puppet provides the name for a set of characters c reated by whom? JIM HENSON In January 2012,many websites,including Google,loudly protested a proposed law k nown as SOPA,the Stop Online what? PIRACY ACT Laryngeal prominence is the scientific term for what part of the human body? ADAM S APPLE What Disney film features the Billboard #1 hit and Oscar-winning song A Whole New World ? ALADDIN Two words that have directly opposite meanings are called what? ANTONYMS Which of these animals have webbed hind feet that help them to swim? BEAVERS Which of these fictional characters gives a famous speech popularly known as the Nose Tirade ? CYRANO DE BERGERAC What legendary musician played Jareth the Goblin King in Jim Henson s 1986 film Lab yrinth ? DAVID BOWIE What literary character owned an unusual portrait of himself that aged over time ,while he did not? DORIAN GRAY Rap superstar Andre Young is better known by what name? DR. DRE Which of the following word pairs constists of synonyms,not antonyms? FLAMMABL E AND INFLAMMABLE The slogan, Liberte,Egalite,Fraternite appears on euro coins minted in what countr y? FRANCE Featured in a 1990s Beck song,what is the translation of the Spanish lyric Soy un perdedor ? I M A LOSER In the abbreviation for the medical procedure popularly known as an MRI,what doe s the I stand for? IMAGING What faith s wedding ceremonies typically feature assistants known as chuppah holde rs ? JEWISH Born in New York,the legendary outlaw William H. Bonney,Jr. was better known as B illy the what? KID Which of these rhymes correctly reminds you how to identify and avoid poison ivy ? LEAVES OF 3, LET IT BE Curds and whey,Miss Muffet s snacks of choice,are created during what culinary pro cess? MAKING CHEESE Introduced in 1898,what brand of soap was named for the two kinds of oil that we re used to produce it? PALMOLIVE Which of these stunning natural landmarks inspired the composition of America The Beautiful ? PIKES PEAK In a memorable scene from the 1987 comedy Spaceballs, President Skroob gives order

s to do what? COMB THE DESERT! Though often referred to by its trademarked name,the Crock-Pot is really what ki tchen appliance? SLOW COOKER What is the full name of the notoriously difficult college course often called or go ? ORGANIC CHEMISTRY What musical artist opened the Hard Candy Fitness gym in 2010,which takes its na me from a 2008 album? MADONNA The government-sponsored company known as Fannie Mae specializes in helping peop le do what? BUY HOMES In the Washington D.C. memorial honoring him,what U.S. president is depicted in a wheelchair? FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT Often misquoted the Wall Street line Greed is good actually contains what phrase after the first word? FOR LACK OF A BETTER WORD The result of strong solar flares that scientists fear could destroy power grids ,an EMP is a what? ELECTROMAGNETIC PULSE As part of its 2009 bankruptcy plan,Chrysler agreed to form a partnership with w hat European automaker? FIAT Meaning guitar in Italian,a chitarra is a stringed device used by chefs to do what ? CUT PASTA In a famous scence from Marathon Man, Laurence Olivier tortures Dustin Hoffman,rep eatedly asking him what? IS IT SAFE? In the 1870s,the standard QWERTY keyboard was developed to prevent which of thes e common typewriter problems? JAMMED TYPEWRITERS Aesop,the 6th-cetntury Greek author,is primarily known for writing what type of fiction? FABLES In which of these well-known fairy tales does the heroine die and then come back to life? SNOW WHITE In the military,which of these terms is slang for kilometer ? KLICK In 2010,video game fanatics lined up at midnight to buy the Black Ops sequel in wh at popular game series? CALL OF DUTY Popular in the American Southwest,a sopaipilla is best described as a what? FRIED PASTRY Snatiation is a tongue-in-cheek term that refers to a bout of uncontrallable sneez ing brought on by what? A FULL STOMACH The term bootleg comes from an old habit of smugglers hiding what in their boots? ALCOHOL In a case of life imitating art,Charlie Sheen admitted he took steroids to enhan ce his performance in what movie? MAJOR LEAGUE Mendicant is a fancy word for what type of person? BEGGAR Slider is a common slang term for a miniature version of which of these foods? HAMBURGERS Accepting his first Oscar in 2012 at the age of 82,what actor said to his statue , You re only two years older than me! ? CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER Which of these TV show titles contains an ampersand? LAW & ORDER To serve,not to be served is the motto of what organization? AARP *CORRECT* After his departure from CBS in 2011,Charlie Sheen embarked on a nationwide tour called My Violent Torpedo of what? TRUTH Which of these Asian Stans is an ethnic religion and not an independent country? KURDISTAN What singer s concerts often include Hot Patootie, a song he sang as Eddie in The Roc ky Horror Picture Show ? MEAT LOAF Used to provide structure to connective tissue,what is the most abundant protein in the human body? COLLAGEN In a well-known expression.what two-word phrase typically follows the line stick a fork in it ? IT S DONE What classic Michael Jackson tune features the catchy refrain Mama-say-mama-sah,m a-ma-coo-sah ? WANNA BE STARTIN SOMETHIN When it was founded in 1970,what company s name was a reference to its founder s cur ly head of hair? KINKO S An old saying claims that if what will not come to Mohammed,Mohammed will go to

it? THE MOUNTAIN Seen in the 2012 Super Bowl halftime show,slacklining is an obscure version of w hat? TIGHTROPE WALKING In physics,the point at which an object can be balanced is called its center of wh at? GRAVITY Which of these television networks bills itself with the punny slogan Positively Entertaining ? ION *CORRECT* Mainly mined in Pakistan,the chunky rock salt known as Himalayan salt typically has what distinctive hue? PINK In 1997,what pro sport officially retired the number 42,the uniform number worn by Jackie Robinson? BASEBALL In the 2010 film Black Swan, Natalie Portman plays a dancer who performs in a famo us ballet composed by whom? TCHAIKOVSKY A 2006 study of phone conversations found that which statement was meant sarcast ically 23 percent of the time? YEAH,RIGHT Since 1996,the White Wave company has produced Silk,a popular brand of which of these health foods? SOY MILK Which of these movie titles is based on the name of a real person? MICHAEL COLLINS The talking dog in the 2011 TV series Wilfred won comparisons to the imaginary ani mal in what Jimmy Stewart film? HARVEY Woodward and Bernstein,the journalists who first broke the Watergate Scandal,hav e what first names? BOB AND CARL With music by Burt Bacharach,what Broadway musical is based on the 1960 film The Apartment ? PROMISES,PROMISES Known for his big mouth,Cartman from South Park has been described as a little ver sion of what classic sitcom character? ARCHIE BUNKER The annual World Ice Art Championship in Fairbanks,Alaska is primarily a competi tion in what artistic discipline? SCULPTING The famous Warren Commission was created in order to investigate what American cri sis? THE JFK ASSASSINATION Traditionally made with fried seafood,a po boy is a sandwich associated with what U.S. city s cuisine? NEW ORLEANS Santa Domingo and Port-au-Prince,the capitals of two separate countries,are both located on what island? HISPANIOLA A sacred prayer in the Roman Catholic faith,Ave Maria gets its name from a Latin phrase meaning what? HAIL MARY Because it was invented by Eugene Rimmell in the 1800s, rimmel is used in France t o refer to what cosmetic? MASCARA A microphone,camera and powerful pink and black ensemble are accessories for a new Barbie doll with what career? NEWS ANCHOR According to a 2012 report by Forbes,what country counts 96 billionaires among i ts citizens,second only to the U.S.? RUSSIA According to a popular franchise s slogan, America Runs on what? DUNKIN What famous inventor founded the company that introduced the revolutionary Kodak camera in 1888? GEORGE EASTMAN What famous Shakespeare character s last words are Thus with a kiss I die ? ROMEO American Idol judge Randy Jackson got his big break playing what instrument for th e rock band Journey? BASS GUITAR In a classic Biz Markie hip-hop song from 1989,the rapper sings in the chorus, Bu t you say he s what? JUST A FRIEND Which of these produce items is known for having high levels of lycopene? TOMATOES The sketch comedy series Portlandia pokes fun at hipsters residing in what state s m ost populous city? OREGON The title of Stephen Covey s 1989 self-help book claims that Highly Effective Peopl e have how many habits ? SEVEN What famous painter once receieved a scathing 1949 review describing his artwork as a mop of tangled hair ? JACKSON POLLOCK In a popular 80s cartoon,what creatures often sing a catchy tune with the simple

lyrics La la la la la la,la la la la la ? THE SMURFS Recent health concerns about bisphenol A or BPA focus on the chemical s presence i n what everyday item? PLASTIC DRINK BOTTLES Posters of famous Irish writers proudly displayed in pubs often feature all but which of the following? CHARLES DICKENS What classic sitcom features a mustachioed,tool belt-wearing building super name d Schneider? ONE DAY AT A TIME On the 90s sitcom Blossom, Joey Lawrence s character is known for what concise catchp hrase? WHOA! A false urban myth claims that a combination of pop rocks and soda proved fatal for Mikey, the boy in what cereal s 70s ads? LIFE Formerly known as Sleuth, Cloo is a cable TV channel dedicated to what genre of programming? MYSTERY Used in a variety of dishes,garam marsala is a blend of ground spices commonly u sed in what cuisine? INDIAN In the 1990 movie Ghost, what classic song is featured during the famous pottery-ma king love scene? UNCHAINED MELODY When it is expressed in Roman numerals,which of these years is represented by th e fewest number of letters? 2001 *CORRECT* Which of these hit Tom Cruise films is famous for its somewhat gratuitous shirtl ess volleyball scene? TOP GUN Headlines read Deja Blue after what NFL team scored a second Super Bowl win over t he Patriots in 2012? NEW YORK GIANTS On a 2012 Glee episode,Ricky Martin sings Soy sexy y lo sabes in a bilingual renditi on of a hit song by what group? LMFAO Developed by the Greeks,the geocentric theory of the universe states that what l ies at its center? EARTH How old was Thomas Jefferson when he drafted the Declaration of Independence? 33 *CORRECT* What is the only U.S. state whose official state song was a #1 hit on the Billbo ard charts? GEORGIA A cast member of the AMC series Hell On Wheels, rapper/actor Lonnie Lynn, Jr. is b etter known by what stage name? COMMON According to Legend,what Looney Tunes character was born in a warren under the o ld Dodgers stadium in Brooklyn? BUGS BUNNY Which of these phrases completes the famous Admiral David Farragut saying, Damn T he Torpedoes! ? FULL SPEED AHEAD! What well-known patriotic song features the line From sea to shining sea ? AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL The theme song to what 80s sitcom begins with the memorable line, Streaks on the c hina never mattered before ? MR. BELVEDERE The French phrase Tous pour un, un pour tous is the motto of what legendary fictio nal group? THE THREE MUSKETEERS A recent social trend, dadchelor parties are events thrown for men who are about t o what? HAVE A BABY At whose Presidential library may visitors listen to a copy of the infamous Smoki ng Gun tape? RICHARD NIXON Which of these music icons shares his name with an MLB relief pitcher who inspir ed the phrase fear the beard ? BRIAN WILSON Who is the only U.S. president in history to serve two nonconsecutive terms? GROVER CLEVELAND In the world of DC Comics,Barbara Gordon is better known as what comic book supe rhero? BATGIRL What novelist s best-known protagonists include Elizabeth Bennet,Emma Woodhouse an d Elinor Dashwood? JANE AUSTEN In Alice s Adventures in Wonderland, the Cheshire cat leaves behind what conspicuous feature when it disappears? ENORMOUS GRIN Published in 1798,a well-known poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge is titled The Rime of the Ancient what? MARINER In 2011,what media mogul found himself in the center of a widespread phone-hacki

ng scandal? RUPERT MURDOCH Forget You is the title of the cleaned up radio version of a popular 2010 expletiv e-filled song by whom? CEE LO GREEN On Saturday Night Live, David Spade popularized the catchphrase buh-bye in his role as a what? FLIGHT ATTENDANT Sassybax is a woman s brand that sells which of these items? BRAS If a man s shirt size is 16-32/33,the 16? is a measurement of what? CIRCUMFE RENCE OF NECK For reasons that should be clear to math enthusiasts,April 16th is the official h oliday of what popular website? FOURSQUARE Though human fat is typically whitish,most people also have small amounts of cal orie-burning fat that is what color? BROWN Which of the following aquatic creatures is not actually a fish? STARFISH When communicating online,a person might type the emoticon o_O to indicate that th ey are what? SURPRISED In 2010,what nation began a convictourism program to attract foreigners descended from long-ago prisoners? AUTRALIA Which of these New York Times front page headlines ran in the 1910s and not the 1920s? TITANIC SINKS In what country do government officials wear guayaberas,shirts marked by pleats and four front pockets,to state functions? CUBA As a familiar rhyme reminds us,which of these months has more than 30 days? JULY Which culinary device uses a method known as a bain-marie,or water bath,to provi de heat? DOUBLE BOILER Henry VIII belonged to what royal family? TUDOR What U.S. president was famous for his involvement with a volunteer cavalry grou p known as the Rough Riders? THEODORE ROOSEVELT Which of these ancient locations becomes the name of a present-day country when the first two letters of its name are removed? ASSYRIA Which of these animals is usually trapped for its fur in the winter when its coa t is almost completely white? ERMINE In 2011,Ted Danson replaced Laurence Fishburne on what popular crime drama? CSI On the TV series Diff rent Strokes, Arnold often poses what signature question to hi s brother,Willis? WHAT CHU TALKIN BOUT? The iconic Umbrella Girl who appears on the Morton Salt label wears what color d ress? YELLOW Which of these designer labels is best known for its trendy line of eyewear? OLIVER PEOPLES A sign with the Spanish word salida on it indicates what? EXIT Which of these government programs would most likely be affected by entitlement r eform ? MEDICARE Later used by the British army for their famous coats,the Aztecs crushed up inse cts to create what color dye? RED Although the movie Fargo mostly takes place in Minnesota,its title refers to a cit y in what state? NORTH DAKOTA What actor plays the mustachioed slacker Wooderson in the 1993 indie film Dazed and Confused ? MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY Justitia,the Roman goddess of justice,is commonly depicted wearing which of thes e accessories? BLINDFOLD Often used to describe an accomplished conductor,the word maestro comes from which of these languages? ITALIAN According to its long-running tourism slogan, Virginia Is For whom? LOVERS How many prime numbers are there between 1 and 20? 8 *CORRECT* Officially called the University of Southern California,USC in Los Angeles is sa rcastically nicknamed the University of what? SPOILED CHILDREN In which of these occupations would a person likely suffer from the medical cond ition known as circadian dysrhythmia ? FLIGHT ATTENDANT After long struggling with cigarettes,which of these politicians was declared tob

acco free by his doctor in 2011? BARACK OBAMA In a 1974 Rolling Stones song,Mick Jagger sings, I know it s only what but I like it ? ROCK N ROLL In the horror flick A Nightmare on Elm Street, a frightened teen warns Whatever you do,don t do what? FALL ASLEEP Your mother was a hamster and your father smelt of elderberries is a bizarre insul t from what funny film? MONTY PYTHON & THE HOLY GRAIL The site of a big loss for Colonel Cluster,Wyoming s Little Bighorn is which of th e following? A RIVER On average,a healthy person s resting heart rate falls into which of these ranges of beats per minute ? 60-100 *CORRECT* Jude Law claims he was named after both a Beatles song and the title character o f a novel by whom? THOMAS HARDY Often served with sushi as a palate cleanser,gari is a type of pickled what? GINGER According to 19th-century Romantic poet John Keats,what is a joy for ever? A THING OF BEAUTY After nearly 70 days underground,33 men were dramatically rescued in 2010 from a mine in what country? CHILE The Rosetta stone is a famous ancient artifact that features writing in Egyptian and what other language? GREEK In which of these comedies does a bratty kid memorably tell Vince Vaughn, Make me a bicycle,clown! ? WEDDING CRASHERS On an Italian restaurant menu,which of these dishes would typically be listed un der the heading Zuppa ? MINESTRONE Films like Avatar use what technology,where sensors are placed on an actor s body to record their movements digitally? PERFORMANCE CAPTURE Icebreakers are ships often used to navigate which of these parts of the world? ARCTIC OCEAN Which of these numbers is used as a slang term meaning to get rid of ? 86 The phrase long in the tooth comes from what animal s tendency to have receding gums as it ages? HORSE Now considered a classic teen comedy,the 1995 film Clueless is loosely based on wh at classic novel? EMMA An Al Pacino movie and a Metallica album both share what title,borrowed from the Pledge of Allegiance? AND JUSTICE FOR ALL In tennis,a player who has lost a set 6-0 is said to have been what? BAGELED Generally speaking,which of these U.S. cities is pronounced with a z sound by outs iders and an s sound by locals? BOISE Charlie Sheen and Martin Sheen have both starred in critically-acclaimed films s et during what U.S. conflict? VIETNAM WAR DHMO.org is a tongue-in-cheek website that exposes the dangers of dihydrogen mon oxide,better known as what? WATER What classic comedy film is credited with popularizing toga parties on college c ampuses? ANIMAL HOUSE In Christianity,who is said to be the guardian of the Pearly Gates,the entrancew ay to Heaven? SAINT PETER A historic site since 1982,the Barbizon Hotel was once a residence for young sin gle women in what U.S. city? NEW YORK Actually a combination of three tunnels,the so-called Chunnel runs underwater from England to what country? FRANCE A renowned musical group, Pershing s Own is the official band of what branch of the U.S. armed forces? ARMY In 1849,mounting debt forced what French author to sell his famed castle,the Cha teau de Monte-Cristo? ALEXANDRE DUMAS The national program of medicare was established during the term of what U.S. pr esident? LYNDON B. JOHNSON In the classic tearjerker Beaches, two girls begin their lifelong friendship on a beach in what U.S. state? NEW JERSEY President Obama s speechwriter Jon Favreau happens to share his name with the writ

er of what popular film? SWINGERS If it were an actual pole,the axis around which the Earth spins would pass throu gh what continent? ANTARCTICA Long before it was a billion dollar industry,what hobby did men such as Thomas J efferson and Mark Twain enjoy? SCRAPBOOKING In what year did thousands of baby boomers converge in San Francisco for the socalled Summer of Love ? 1967 In the holiday classic The Twelve Days of Christmas, which of these gifts does the singer receive on the 6th day? GEESE-A-LAYING Which of the following is often referred to as chicken scratch ? ILLEGIBLE HANDWR ITING Famous for playing sneering villains,which of these British actors appeared in h is first-ever film role at the age of 42? ALAN RICKMAN When it s not capitalized,which of these men s names is also a term used by con men to refer to an intended victim? MARK In 1926,Adriano,Marcello,and Bruno Ducati founded a firm today known for manufac turing what? MOTORCYCLES According to a well-known quote by historian Lord Acton, Absolute power does what ab solutely ? CORRUPTS A common ailment,dyspepsia gets its name from Greek roots meaning bad what? DIGESTION If someone is not familiar with another person,he might say I don t know him from wh om? ADAM According to a Benjamin Franklin quotation,nothing is certain except what and taxes ? DEATH The 2010 documentary The Tillman Story explores the death of a U.S. soldier who ga ve up a career in what? PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL What was the subject of a 1964 decision in which Justice Potter Stewart wrote, I know it when I see it ? OBSCENITY What author is often credited with being the first person to submit a book manus cript written on a typewriter? MARK TWAIN Like Ronald Reagan,which of these U.S. presidents had the same first and last na me initials? HOOVER Due to its deep and powerful sound,what brass instrument is traditionally the on ly one of its kind in an orchestra? TUBA Known for her cosmetics line,international supermodel Iman is the wife of what r ock legend? DAVID BOWIE Knobby s Quest is a video game based on what classic children s toy? ETCH A SKETCH Covering about 3.5 million square miles,which of these deserts is the largest? SAHARA Which of these golf terms comes from a Latin word meaning equality ? PAR The Lhasa apso is a dog originally bred to guard temples and monasteries in what part of the world? TIBET Which department of the U.S. federal government has the authority to issue passp orts? STATE Substituting basketball for battle,the musical Lysistrata Jones is an adaptation of an ancient Greek play by whom? ARISTOPHANES What imported beer brand is available in beugel bottles,notable for their resealab le swingtop caps? GROLSCH Until 1949,regular packs of chocolate M&Ms included which of these colors? VIOLET The song Do-Re-Mi in The Sound of Music teaches us that all but which of the followi ng are music syllables? LO A Boston native,what late night host s sister made her film debut as one of the Ek lund sisters in The Fighter ? CONAN O BRIEN In 2011,an actress identified only as Jane Doe sued the movie website IMDB.com for revealing her what? AGE How many calories does a person have to burn to lose one pound of fat? 3,500 *C ORRECT* What retailer s Angels models have their own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?

VICTORIA S SECRET Which sports position is assessed using a passer rating that incorporates completio n percentage and yards per attempt ? QUARTERBACK At birth,Hillary Clinton was given what middle name? DIANE Which of the following countries could be said to have occidental cuisine? MEXICO The nickname Fergie is shared by both a hip-hop star and a famous ex-royal who hol ds what title? DUCHESS OF YORK Greater New York City is often called the Tri-state area, a term that refers to Ne w York,New Jersey and what third state? CONNECTICUT A major airport serving what U.S. city is named in honor of mayors William Berry Hartsfield and Maynard Jackson? ATLANTA Which of these football-related verbs is also the name of a football position? TACKLE Tattooed on Angelina Jolie s back are the words Know Your Rights, the title of a 198 2 song by what band? THE CLASH In 2009,what rapper beat Elvis Presley s record for most No.1 albums on the Billbo ard charts by a solo artist? JAY-Z In 1903,the International Brotherhood of Teamsters was formed to help persons wh o did what? HAULED LOADS Of the 2006 movie Dreamgirls, what singer once joked, I m going to see it with my lawy ers ? DIANA ROSS What airline s official emblem features a traditional Aztec warrior known as an Eag le Knight ? AEROMEXICO What is the answer to a groan-inducing math riddle that asks, Where can you buy a ruler that is three feet long ? YARD SALE In 2006,Nouri al-Maliki became known worldwide when he assumed what post? IRAQI PRIME MINISTER Which of these rituals traditionally takes place at an African-American wedding? JUMPING OVER A BROOM Set in France,what Disney animated film includes a quick cameo of Belle from Beau ty and the Beast ? THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Though they move back and forth while budding,mature sunflowers typically face w hat direction? EAST In which of these regions are you most likely to encounter a Gila woodpecker in a saguaro? ARIZONA DESERT In the logo for the office supply company Staples,what letter appears to be form ed from a bent staple? L *CORRECT* Which of these films features an ordinal number in its title? THE THIRD MAN According to an old saying,a secretive person plays his or her cards close to the what? VEST Footrests are common features on which of these children s toys? POGO STICKS Erstwhile is a fancy word for what adjective? FORMER The original Lost in Space TV series,which debuted in 1965,is set in what futuristi c year? 1997 *CORRECT* Which of these foods is often available in both farmed and wild varieties? SALMON Foods that are high in fiber contain a complex carbohydrate indigestible to huma ns called what? CELLULOSE The Labrador Retriever is a dog breed named after an Eastern region of what coun try? CANADA Not surprisingly,which of these countries often ranks lowest on the Reporters Wi thout Borders Press Freedom Index ? NORTH KOREA Which of these is not a real movie title? 28 WEEKS *CORRECT* When Robert Frost famously wrote It finds the thought and the thought finds the w ords, he was referring to a what? POEM What household item is often seen at hunting lodges fashioned from the antlers o f deer or elk? CHANDELIER Silver-studded outfits and wide-brimmed hats are commonly worn by what type of m usical groups? MARIACHI BANDS In musical notation,a set of five horizontal lines and four spaces on which musi

c is written is known as a what? STAFF In all seriousness,the satirical newspaper The Onion has tried and failed to win what prestigious journalism award? PULITZER PRIZE As the Fresh Prince theme music tells us,Will Smith was born and raised where? WEST PHILADELPHIA Named for the town s most famous disc-jockey, Moondog is a lovable mascot of what ci ty s NBA team? CLEVELAND Because it s trademarked,which of these coffee drinks is only made by Starbucks? FRAPPUCCINO With only a 345-foot difference between its highest and lowest points,what is th e flattest U.S. state? FLORIDA In the movie The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, the king in the title re fers to whom? ARAGORN Inspired by her real life,what actress created Happily Divorced, a sitcom about a wife who learns her husband is gay? FRAN DRESCHER What nation s film industry,called Nollywood, has in recent years become one of the top movie producers in the world? NIGERIA A pitfall of cosmetic dentistry,veneered front teeth that are oversized and brig ht white are known as what? CHICLET TEETH Because he ostensibly works in the fields all day,what ad icon sports a wide-bri mmed hat? JUAN VALDEZ In 2012,the Girl Scouts marked their 100th anniversary with what new cookie,name d for their founder s hometown? SAVANNAH SMILES In what film does John Travolta memorably discuss a foreign McDonald s burger he c alls a Royale with cheese ? PULP FICTION John Lennon s 1971 song Imagine asks listeners to imagine a world without all but wh ich of these things? POLITICS Introduced in the 1950s,the ad slogan It takes a licking and keeps on ticking was used to sell what product? WRISTWATCHES What celebrity postponed his wedding to a Swedish actress for fear it would hurt JFK s Presidential campaign? SAMMY DAVIS JR. Which of these heavy metal bands was named after the title of a Bob Dylan song? JUDAS PRIEST In Spain,which of these meals is typically taken at 9:00 p.m.? LA CENA A staple in mob movie meals, gabagool is one pronunciation of capicola,a type of It alian what? CURED MEAT What did humorist Dave Barry once call a medium-sized rural island that is slowly but steadily consumed by sheep ? IRELAND What tech company proudly notes that its name is a reference to an ancient gourd that was used to hold precious things ? HULU The holiday classics Jingle Bell Rock and Santa Baby were first recorded in what dec ade? 1950'S *CORRECT* Because it s not evergreen,which of the following species would make a terrible Ch ristmas tree? SILVER MAPLE Which of these rhyming pairs of words are both synonyms for complain ? HARP AND CARP In the number 4.231, what digit is in the hundredths place? 3 *CORRECT* Literally meaning on the iron, a la plancha is a Spanish term for what method of coo king? GRILLING Which of these rocks is known for its ability to produce sparks when it is struc k with steel? FLINT Generally speaking,the difference between a liquor and a liqueur is that a lique ur is what? SWEETENED In the 80s,Michael Jackson was rumored to sleep in a hyperbaric chamber for its h igh levels of what gas? OXYGEN According to U.S. law,what should never be carried flat or horizontally,but alway s aloft and free ? U.S. FLAG Introduced to grocery stores in 1902,Karo is a classic brand of what? CORN SYR UP Because it lacks a developed sense of smell,the great horned owl is one of the b

iggest predators of what animal? SKUNK Which of these kinds of documents gets its name from a Greek word meaning folded paper ? DIPLOMA Indigenous to Africa,the graceful impala is a variety of what animal? ANTELOPE Which of these movies is based on the life of NYPD officer Eddie Egan and his pa rtner Sonny Grosso? THE FRENCH CONNECTION What type of scientist is commonly referred to as a prehistorian ? ARCHAELOGIST Made by heating natural clays,burnt umber is a shade of what color? BROWN Which of these European lands is an island? IRELAND As seen on tax refunds from the IRS,checks issued by the U.S. Treasure feature w hat American landmark? STATUE OF LIBERTY In celebration of its 15th anniversary, South Park sold a real-life version of what snack? CHEESY POOFS Which of these animals is well known for spitting at people and other creatures when it gets agitated? CAMEL Due to shifts in the Mississippi River,in 2010 Minnesota had to return two islands to what neighboring state? WISCONSIN The Roaring Twenties is a well-known nickname for a decade that coincided with wha t historic period? THE JAZZ AGE An epigraph to what classic novel features the quotation, You are all a lost gene ration ? THE SUN ALSO RISES Cafe Central is one of many historic coffeehouses in what European city,known fo r its coffeehouse culture? VIENNA In 1844,the independent candidate Joseph Smith,Jr. became the first what to run for president? MORMON What U.S. state s history of mining has earned it the nickname The Silver State ? NEVADA Because it can only play one note at a time,which of the following is a monophon ic musical instrument? TRUMPET In the news in 2012,a type of political fundraising group that can raise and spe nd unlimited money is called a what? SUPER PAC The wrap dress is the signature creation of what high-end fashion designer? DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Named for the young star who popularized it, The Bieber is a style of what? HAIRCUT In a famous ad campaign in the 80s,what branch of the military wanted you to be al l you can be ? ARMY Which of these is not a popular Facebook game? SUBURBVILLE Which of these History network TV series is hosted by the prominent Egyptologist Dr. Zahi Hawass? CHASING MUMMIES Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez is best known for his masterpiece One Hundred Years of what? SOLITUDE In the U.S.,what liquor is required to be so distilled as to be without distincti ve character,aroma,taste or color ? VODKA What Pixar animated character has a parent named Coral? NEMO Commonly known by his nickname Teddy, U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy had what given firs t name? EDWARD The pop singer Fergie has what lesser-known first name? STACY In which of these films is the director not also the lead actor? MICHAEL CLAYTON Whcih of these adjectives refers to a legendary English king and not a famous En glish writer? ARTHURIAN What classic movie has a lead female character whose real name is revealed to be Lulamae Barnes? BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY S In a nod to its setting,what TV show s theme song is performed by a band called th e Scrantones? THE OFFICE A mere 4.2 light years away,what aptly-named star is our sun s closest neighbor? PROXIMA CENTAURI Popular in homes in the state for which it s named,an Arizona Room is a type of what ? SCREENED-IN PATIO

If they were actual members of the U.S. Army,which of these characters would hol d the highest rank? COLONEL SANDERS The house in the background of the painting American Gothic stood in the artist s ho me state of what? IOWA Since 1911,which of these states has proudly featured a Butter Cow at its annual S tate Fair? IOWA Sampling the soul classic Try a Little Tenderness, a 2011 song by rappers Jay-Z an d Kanye West is named what? OTIS Anyone who has read Wuthering Heights should know that the word wuthering means what ? WINDY Which of these coffee shop orders requires the least preparation,simply adding w ater to espresso? AMERICANO Which of these fractions can be further reduced? 4/8 *CORRECT* What is the title of the classic American song that famously begins, Way down upo n the Swanee River ? OLD FOLKS AT HOME Best known for her political website The Huffington Post, Arianna Huffington hails from what country? GREECE What animal appears on a pro-vegetarian PETA sticker that reads I Am Not a Nugget ? CHICKEN It is often said about what Hollywood legend that she did everything her partner did,only backwards and in high heels ? GINGER ROGERS In 2011,a national poll found that only 51 percent of Republicans knew that GOP stands for what? GRAND OLD PARTY The Congress member who officially assists a majority or minority leader has wha t violent-sounding title? WHIP To avoid confusion with a prominent city,what state s tourism department advertise s itself as The State ? WASHINGTON The Foie Gras Wars is a 2009 book that features what type of animal on the cover? DUCK In a well-known PSA, Take a bite out of crime is the motto of what trench coat-wea ring Crime Dog ? MCGRUFF Often played by car horns,the classic Mexican folk song La Cucaracha tells the story of a type of what? INSECT As far back as I can remember,I always wanted to be a gangster, is heard near the start of what Scorsese film? GOODFELLAS In the 1960s,the FBI conducted an investigation into the unintelligible lyrics o f what popular song? LOUIE LOUIE What is the only place in the world where alligators and crocodiles coexist in t heir natural habitat? FLORIDA EVERGLADES Known for its bright colors,the gerbera is a type of what flower? DAISY Which of these animals can produce upwards of 500 offspring in a single year? COCKROACH What fast food franchise offers Stackers that allow customers to double,triple,or quadruple their burgers? BURGER KING What phrase is often used to describe government projects that are prepared to h ire new workers right away? SHOVEL-READY In the film Back To The Future, Marty McFly performs what song at his parents high school dance? JOHNNY B. GOODE Which of these fashion houses is named after its founder s first name and not his last name? VALENTINO Often used to make shawls,pashmina is woven from the soft wool of what animals? GOATS In the novel Twilight, Edward and Bella attend Forks High School,located in what U .S. state? WASHINGTON President Bush gave his famous Mission Accomplished speech in 2003 aboard what air craft carrier? ABRAHAM LINCOLN The word for handcuffs is the same as the word for wives in what language? SPANISH Which of these numbers is considered an improper fraction? 3/2 *CORRECT* Which of these Disney characters is typically drawn wearing only a collar? PLUTO

Originally,a pound cake recipe called for a pound of butter plus a pound of all bu t which of the following? SALT Ten years before Lindsay Lohan faced similar charges,what actress was arrested f or shoplifting from Saks in 2001? WINONA RYDER What carmaker s iconic 911? sports coupe has been in continuous production since 19 63? PORSCHE Which of these newspapers features distinctive portraits called dot-drawings inste ad of actual photos? THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Adapted from a children s book,Jim Carrey plays a businessman who inherits pets in the movie Mr.Popper s what? PENGUINS Boffo and whammo are two examples of the distinctive slang of what trade magazine? VARIETY Though there are certainly more,a famous George Carlin bit lists how many words y ou can never say on television ? 7 *CORRECT* Attempting to liken the phone to a newborn baby,the engineer who sent the first text message in the U.S. wrote what? BURP For seven seasons,TV s Gilmore Girls featured a fast-talking mother and daughter who shared what name? LORELAI Known as the High Priestess of Soul, what singer is the subject of the 1992 autobi ography I Put a Spell on You ? NINA SIMONE An earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale is how many times greater in ma gnitude than one measuring 5.0? 100 *CORRECT* When a 1968 football game ended in a tie,the Harvard Crimson newspaper ran what famous headline? HARVARD BEATS YALE 29-29 With one degree equaling one gram of sucrose,the Brix scale can be used to measu re what aspect of a food? ITS SWEETNESS Heteropaternal superfecundation is the technical term to describe twins who have w hat? DIFFERENT FATHERS Because it was built for him,the prominent White House balcony overlooking the S outh Lawn is known as the what? TRUMAN BALCONY What season includes three consecutive months that are also popular female names ? SPRING The name of Oregon s capital city can be found embedded within the name of which o f these world cities? JERUSALEM According to their 80s heavy metal anthem,the Scorpions want to Rock You Like a wha t? HURRICANE The punny 1966 Time Magazine headline Truman s Compote combines an author s name and a type of what? DESSERT The term banana republic originally referred to small,politically unstable countri es in what part of the world? CENTRAL AMERICA Located near the root of hair follicles,the arrector pili muscle is responsible for what bodily phenomenon? GOOSEBUMPS In England,which of these common police detective duties is known as an identity parade ? POLICE LINEUP When used as a verb,the name of what vital organ becomes a word meaning to tolera te ? STOMACH By definition,a holographic will is which of the following? HANDWRITTEN In baseball lingo,which of the following is known as a tater ? HOME RUN People who generate their own electricity or go without it are said to live how? OFF THE GRID According to Greek myth,King Midas had the power to turn everything he touched i nto what? GOLD What is the technical term for a word or phrase in a Twitter post that is preced ed by a # symbol? HASHTAG The art of trimming shrubs and trees into sculpture-like shapes is known as what ? TOPIARY Colorado s Tour de Cure,which raises money for diabetes research,features what typ e of athletic event? BICYCLE RACE Boasting more than 70% of the state s people,which of the Hawaiian Islands is the most populated? OAHU

Due to its low rate of obesity,what state is consistently labeled the skinniest in the U.S.? COLORADO Though a silvery-white medal,what chemical element lends its name to a deep shad e of blue? COBALT The TLC reality series Sister Wives has been described as a real-life version of w hat cable drama series? BIG LOVE What oil-rich Western nation joined four Middle East nations to found OPEC in 19 60? VENEZUELA Cartoon character SpongeBob SquarePants has what distinctive physical characteri stic? BUCKTEETH What presidential appointee is charged with arguing cases on behalf of the U.S. in the Supreme Court? SOLICITOR GENERAL According to the lyrics of his 1973 hit song,Jim Croce wishes he could save what in a bottle ? TIME The name of a song from the popular musical The Sound of Music, edelweiss is a typ e of what? FLOWER Kauai s Mount Makana is better known as Bali Ha i because a scene from what movie was filmed there? SOUTH PACIFIC Which of these words derives from the belief that mental illness is influenced b y the moon? LUNATIC In an emergency,which procedure can be performed with little more than a razor b lade and a ballpoint pen? TRACHEOTOMY The Euphrates river runs through which of these countries? IRAQ The aptly named town of Thermopolis,Wyoming boasts that it is home to the world s largest what? MINERAL HOT SPRING A device some people fear will accidentally create a black hole,the Large Hadron Collider is a what? PARTICLE ACCELERATOR A person can drink red wine by the Red Sea on the coast of Egypt and white wine by the White Sea on the coast of what? RUSSIA The Clara Barton National Historic Site was both her home and an early headquart ers for what organization? AMERICAN RED CROSS Seen on certain notorious celebrities,a SCRAM bracelet alerts authorities when t he wearer does what? DRINKS ALCOHOL A key plot point in The Social Network, the exclusive frat-like clubs at Harvard U niversity are called what? FINAL CLUBS Though the amount is no longer in U.S. circulation,the classic game of monopoly comes with bills in what denomination? $500 *CORRECT* Launched in 1993,Miu Miu is an offshoot of what upscale fashion label? PRADA Which of these body parts is not normally treated by an otolaryngologist? EYE According to the intro of a classic 1950s TV series,who fights for truth,justice, and the American way ? SUPERMAN What natural occurrences are the subjects of the children s book Flash,Crash, Rumbl e and Roll ? THUNDERSTORMS In its logo,the fast food chain Wendy s described its hamburgers as what? OLD FASH IONED Perhaps to the chagrin of his female fans,in which of these movies does Brad Pit t not bare his backside? INTERVIEW WITH THE VAMPIRE Regular brushing and flossing of the teeth are recommended measures for preventi ng what? GINGIVITIS What piece of sporting equipment is colloquially known as a pigskin ? FOOTBALL The tick bites that cause Lyme disease typically form a reddish rash with what d istinctive shape? BULL S-EYE What filmmaking icon has received the most Academy Awards,with twenty-six? WALT DISNEY The T-Birds,the Pink Ladies,and the Scorpions are all high school cliques in wha t movie musical? GREASE Played by Brendan Fraser in a 1999 movie,Dudley Do-Right is a cartoon character with what unusual day job? CANADIAN MOUNTIE Bosco chocolate syrup was used to simulate blood in which of these classic horro

r films? PSYCHO The drug morphine is named after Morpheus,the Roman god of what? DREAMS In which of these sports would a player most likely use a sky hook ? BASKETBA LL Peddled by a charismatic infomercial pitchman,the ShamWow! is primarily used for which of these tasks? CLEANING UP LIQUIDS To celebrate his 85th birthday,what did George H.W. Bush do while strapped to a U.S. Army Sergeant? SKYDIVE Because it has the lowest boiling point of any substance,what element is used as a cooling agent in MRIs? HELIUM In 2004,what agency got thousands of complaints about Janet Jackson s halftime per formance at the Super Bowl? FCC *CORRECT* Published in 2004, No Woman No Cry is the memoir of what legendary singer s widow? BOB MARLEY Replacing the long-standing food pyramid, in 2011 what government agency introduce d their MyPlate nutrition guide? USDA *CORRECT* In 2010,what country saw its first official state visit by a pope since breaking with the Vatican in 1534? ENGLAND Which of these classic fairy tales does not feature a wicked stepmother? LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD What Lady Gaga song features the memorable refrain, Rah rah ah-ah-ah,Ro-mah ro-ma h-mah,Gaga ooh-la-la ? BAD ROMANCE A medicine man named Ketut Liyer is now a popular tourist attraction in Bali tha nks to his appearance in what memoir? EAT,PRAY,LOVE In 1955,the novel The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant was turned into a Broadway musical with what title? DAMN YANKEES In 1960,Mattel introduced a popular talking doll named what? CHATTY CATHY Which of these cartoon characters is usually squinting? MR.MAGOO Fittingly,the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library displays the typewriter used to writ e what classic novel? GONE WITH THE WIND If tripe is on the menu for dinner,which of the following might you have the ple asure of eating? COW STOMACH In 1984,Huey Lewis sued Ray Parker,Jr.,claiming his theme song for Ghostbusters wa s a rip-off of which hit? I WANT A NEW DRUG Popular during the Depression and making a comeback,which of these describes a t ype of installment purchase plan? LAYAWAY The name of what basic component in nature is derived from a Greek term meaning i ndivisible ? ATOM In 2011,what animal-centric film released a straight-to-DVD prequel subtitled The Puppy Years ? MARLEY & ME The 1990 film that made Julia Roberts a superstar takes its name from the title of what Roy Orbison song? OH,PRETTY WOMAN In an early celebrity endorsement,which of these famous women promoted her own l ine of luggage? AMELIA EARHART What was the world s tallest man-made structure for over 43 centuries? PYRAMID AT GIZA Before becoming a famous actor,who won a televised contest naming him America s Tou ghest Bouncer ? MR. T A psychiatric disorder in which a person falsely believes their spouse to be unf aithful goes by what apt name? OTHELLO SYNDROME Before LL Cool J did the honors in 2012,which of these awards shows had gone wit hout a host for 7 years? GRAMMYS Which of these nautical terms refers to the rear part of a ship? STERN Practiced by samurai in feudal Japan,tessenjutsu is a martial art utilizing what seemingly feminine item as a weapon? FAN What Las Vegas Strip casino was built by famed mobster Bugsy Siegel in the 1940s ? FLAMINGO A person who gets upset over something that s not really so shocking is often said to be clutching their what? PEARLS Jeff Lewis,host of the reality series Flipping Out, has what main occupation?

REAL ESTATE INVESTOR Which of these 80s movies did not star both Coreys, Haim and Feldman? LUCAS Shirt sleeves that are fastened with cuff links instead of buttons have what kin d of cuffs ? FRENCH Due in part to the city of Hershey,what U.S. state is the country s leading produc er of chocolate? PENNSYLVANIA What number-named candy bar was originally sold in multiple pieces,but was later joined into one delicious piece? 3 MUSKETEERS What is the name for the youngest members of the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.? DAISIES Which of these pro baseball teams fittingly plays its home games in a stadium na med for a beer company? MILWAUKEE BREWERS Which of these foreign automobile brands translates as the people s car in its count ry of origin? VOLKSWAGEN The philosophical issue of determinism is devoted to questioning whether humans ar e born with what? FREE WILL Often served with gravy,steak that s been coated with flour and deep fried is know n by which of the following? CHICKEN-FRIED STEAK Dresses whose hemlines are short in front but long in back are known by what hai r-inspired term? MULLET DRESS Stay Puft is a brand of marshmallows inspired by what 80s film? GHOSTBUSTERS New England barn owners know that mixing ferric oxide with linseed oil,lime and milk creates what color paint? RED In the board game Risk,what continent has the most territories for a player to o ccupy? ASIA An important characteristic of motor oil,viscosity is the ability of a liquid to resist what? FLOWING On his past troubles,who admitted to Leno on a 2011 Tonight Show appearance, I real ized I was pretty much LOSING ? CHARLIE SHEEN Ballerina Sarah Lane made headlines by claiming that Natalie Portman only did 5 percent of the dancing in what film? BLACK SWAN Cerulean is a shade of what color? BLUE In 1902,nine motor clubs merged to form a nonprofit organization currently known by what name? AAA *CORRECT* A likely expert on the Loch Ness monster and the Abominable Snowman,a cryptozool ogist studies what? LEGENDARY CREATURES The card game canasta shares its name with a Spanish word meaning what? BASKET In 2010,what right-wing pundit started TheBlaze.com,his own conservative news we bsite? GLENN BECK Ironically,the initials of the Miss America Organization form the name of a form er leader of what Communist nation? CHINA Which of these popular candy bars is not normally covered in chocolate? PAYDAY A skeleton s gender can be determined by looking at the curvature on the sciatic n otch,an area on what bone? HIPBONE In the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, who are Kavalier and Clay? COMIC BOOK ARTISTS Which of these Hollywood disaster movies features an African-American president? DEEP IMPACT A workplace faux pas if done accidentally,what email function sends an email blas t to a large group? REPLY ALL Often a topic in the world of yoga,what is a chakra ? AN ENERGY ZONE IN THE BO DY In 79 A.D., what major catastrophe resulted in the burial of the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum? VOLCANIC ERUPTION Payola is a type of illegal payment typically associated with what industry? RADIO In the 1997 movie My Best Friend s Wedding, who plays the titular best friend ? DERMOT MULRONEY Premiering in 1997,what TV series was the first one-hour drama ever produced by HBO? OZ

Fela kuti is credited with creating what genre of world music ? AFROBEAT What artist is known for his groundbreaking drip method of painting? JACKSON POLLOCK Showing 1 to 4,883 of 4,883 entries ROUND 2 ANSWER CHART Search: WW2BAM ROUND 2 QUESTIONS ANSWER A 1925 advertisement for what product gave us the saying, Often a bridesmaid but never a bride ? LISTERINE A 2010 study by IBM on commuter pain revealed which of these cities has the most p ainful commute? BEIJING A classic episode of Cheers features Coach singing a song about Albania to the tun e of what standard? WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING IN A consultant for the fantasy film The Hunger Games, Olympian Khatuna Lorig has med aled in what sport? ARCHERY A fun abbreviation to text for many Americans, lol is a word that means fun in what language? DUTCH A hellbender is a variety of what animal? SALAMANDER A key part of Watergate,the 18 1/2 Minute gap is an erased portion of a taped conv ersation between Richard Nixon and whom? H.R. HALDEMAN A person who suffers from gamophobia has an exaggerated fear of what? MARRIAGE A phillumenist is a collector of what? MATCHBOOKS A popular Christmas gift,the Chia Gourmet Herb Garden comes with all but which o f these seeds? ROSEMARY A popular franchise got its start in 1950 when the Open Kettle of Quincy, MA cha nged its name to what? DUNKIN DONUTS A popular novelty item since the 60s, lava lamps primarily contain water and what colored lava-like substance? WAX A popular pastime the world over, karaoke is a Japanese word which roughly transla tes to what? EMPTY ORCHESTRA A popular real-life destination for eloping couples,the Scottish town of Gretna Green is referenced in what classic novel? PRIDE AND PREJUDICE A popular story involving Christopher Columbus features the explorer standing wh at object on its end? AN EGG A popular variety of asparagus shares its name with what First Lady? MARTHA W ASHINGTON A rare achievement,which of these actresses won both an Oscar and a Tony for pla ying the same role? ANNE BANCROFT A rare example of a word that rhymes with orange, Blorenge is a what? MOUNTAIN IN WALES A rare example of a word that rhymes with orange, the Blorenge is a what? MOUNTAIN IN WALES A resident of Sesame Street since 1969,green,garbage-loving Oscar the Grouch was originally what color? ORANGE A Sistine chapel fresco depicts God and Adam almost touching which two of their outstretched hands? GOD S RIGHT AND ADAM S LEFT A southpaw boxer is typically left-handed, but which of these terms describes a right-handed fighter? ORTHODOX A standard barrel of oil holds roughly how many gallons? 42 *CORRECT* A staple at Jewish weddings and Bar Mitzvahs, Hava Nagila is a Hebrew folk song tha t means Let us what? REJOICE A strong rower himself before retiring due to mono,which of these actors is the son of an Olympic rowing gold medalist? HUGH LAURIE A stylish New Yorker,what president refused to move into the White House until a member of the Tiffany family redecorated it? CHESTER ARTHUR A wine steward found at fancier restaurants,the word sommelier comes from an old F rench term for what? PACK ANIMAL DRIVER A.C. Gilbert,an Olympic gold medal pole-vaulter,invented what popular toy? ERECTOR SET

Accepting an Emmy for his work on Dexter in 2010,what actor accidentally thanked H BO instead of his employer Showtime? JOHN LITHGOW According to a local legend,the original Garden of Eden is located on the remote island of Praslin where? SEYCHELLES According to Bill Cosby, instead of obstetrician, Cliff Huxtable was originally going to have what job? CHAUFFEUR According to Bill Cosby,instead of an attorney,Clair Huxtable was originally goi ng to be a Dominican woman who worked as a what? PLUMBER According to Billy Crystal, when he hosts the Oscars,he keeps what toiletry item in his pocket as a good-luck charm? TOOTHBRUSH According to Crayola, which of these products will help remove crayon stains fro m washable clothing? WD-40 *CORRECT* According to Doris Roberts, Everybody Loves Raymond doesn t air in what country? IRAQ According to Doris Roberts, Everybody Loves Raymond doesn t air in what country becau se her character is too strong ? IRAQ According to English superstitions,it is good luck to find what surprise in your wedding dress? A SPIDER According to George Lucas,what character in 1977's Star Wars is the driving force i n the movie the object of everybody s search ? R2-D2 *CORRECT* According to Greek legend,what did the first-ever marathon runner say when he reac hed Athens,before dropping dead? WE HAVE WON! According to Greek myth, Persephone was forced to spend part of the year in Hade s after eating what? POMEGRANATE SEEDS According to Harrison Ford,it came down to him and what other actor and great dan cer to play Hans Solo in Star Wars ? CHRISTOPHER WALKEN According to his autobiography,which of these Oscar-nominated films is Bill Clin ton s favorite movie? HIGH NOON According to Hollywood lore,what 2007 Eddie Murphy critical flop ruined his chan ces of winning an Oscar for Dreamgirls ? NORBIT According to its director,the grumpy old man in Up was based in part on which of t hese real-life grumps? WALTER MATTHAU According to James Cameron s Titanic, paintings by all but which of these notable ar tists went down with the doomed vessel? GEORGES SEURAT According to legend, what did Guinevere s father give King Arthur as a wedding gif t? THE ROUND TABLE According to legend, what historical figure died of a nosebleed on his wedding n ight? ATTILA THE HUN According to legend, what Looney Tunes character was born in a warren under the old Dodgers stadium in Brooklyn? BUGS BUNNY According to legend,what did Guinevere s father give King Arthur as a wedding gift ? THE ROUND TABLE According to legend,what president is credited with inspiring the Maxwell House slogan Good to the last drop ? THEODORE ROOSEVELT According to NASA, what is the only planet in the solar system that would be abl e to float in water? SATURN According to Pixar,when the house in Up floated across South America, how many bal loons were holding it up? 10,297 *CORRECT* According to Seth MacFarlane,the voice of Stewie on TV s Family Guy is based on what British actor? REX HARRISON According to symbolic tradition,which popular wedding flower is said to literall y say I love you ? RED CHRYSANTHEMUM According to the Academy,what actor was the first to receive a posthumous Oscar nomination? JAMES DEAN According to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing,what was the average cost of p roducing a new currency note in 2010? 9.6 CENTS According to the CDC, the average height of a U.S. adult male is closest to whic h of these? 5 FT 9 and A HALF INCHES According to the Census Bureau,when was the world s population approximately half of its 2012 total? 1967 *CORRECT*

According to the company, Chanel No.5 recreates a scent that perfumer Ernest Bea ux whiffed while traveling where? INSIDE THE ARCTIC CIRCLE According to the Federal Reserve Board,what was the average cost of producing a new one dollar bill in 2011? 5.5 CENTS *CORRECT* According to the Japanese toy company Sanrio, what is Hello Kitty s full name? KITTY WHITE According to the Oxford English Dictionary, what politician was first to refer t o a late night flight as a red-eye ? BARRY GOLDWATER According to the Oxford University Press,what is the most commonly used noun in the English language? TIME According to the Population Reference Bureau, about how many people have ever li ved on earth? 100 BILLION According to the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America,which of thes e brands of candy is not kosher? JOLLY RANCHER According to the United Nations,who is the most widely translated author in the world? AGATHA CHRISTIE After boycotting the 1980 Summer Games in Moscow,the U.S. hosted its own alterna tive competition in what city? PHILADELPHIA After calcium,what is the second-most abundant mineral in the human body? PHOSPHORUS After his apparent assassination in a 2007 issue,the mantle of Captain America w as taken over by what Steve Rogers sidekick? BUCKY BARNES After nitrogen and oxygen,what is the third most abundant gas in air? ARGON After Ronald Reagan was shot in 1981, what boxer did he quote when he said, Honey , I forgot to duck ? JACK DEMPSEY After the pilot, The Flagstones were changed to The Flintstones to avoid confusion w ith characters in what comic strip? HI AND LOIS After the Wright brothers historic flight, how long did it take for man to walk o n the moon? 66 YEARS After visiting the Moon,several Apollo astronauts have reported that moondust sm ells like what? BURNT GUNPOWDER After winning the 100-meter gold in 2008,Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt divulged t hat earlier that day he d eaten what? MCDONALD S CHICKEN MCNUGGETS Airing as a radio spot on Christmas Eve 1926,what brand is credited with produci ng the first-ever commercial jingle? WHEATIES Alice Coachman became the first African-American woman to win an Olympic gold me dal when she placed first in what event? HIGH JUMP All but which of these classic movie posters features an American flag? THE DEER HUNTER All but which of these classic sitcoms was based on a similarly successful TV se ries in England? TAXI All but which of these famous movie lines earned its speaker an Academy Award fo r that role? I SEE DEAD PEOPLE. All but which of these flowers were featured in the 2012 Opening Ceremony,as the y each represent a country in the UK? VIOLET All but which of these funny celebrities hosted an awards show in 2011? RUSSELL BRAND Allegedly held by four immigrants to prove who was the most patriotic,the first winner of Nathan s Hot Dog Eating contest was what? AN IRISHMAN Allegedly the monthly cost of a baby in 1989, what did Maggie originally scan in a t the opening of The Simpsons ? $847.63 *CORRECT* Also the name of Harry Potter s beloved mentor, dumbledore is an old-fashioned word f or what? BUMBLEBEE Among his foes,which of these wizard spells is considered to be Harry Potter s sig nature move? EXPELLIARMUS An early race of humans,the Cro-Magnons are named after a cave in what country? FRANCE An iconic sports photo taken on May 25th,1965 depicts Muhammed Ali standing over what defeated opponent? SONNY LISTON An important Aztec god,Quetzalcoatl was depicted as a feathered version of what

animal? SERPENT An Oscar winner for Best Screenplay,which of these slangy phrases does not appea r in the very slangy film Juno ? IT S A PASSPORT TO JERSEY Ancient Babylon s Code of Hammurabi contains an early instance of the legal princi ple lex talionis, better known as what? AN EYE FOR AN EYE Anthony Hopkins has said Hannibal Lecter s voice is a mix of Truman Capote,Kate He pburn,and what movie character? HAL 9000 *CORRECT* Appearing briefly in the 2000 film about her life,the real Erin Brockovich is cr edited as Julia,the what? WAITRESS Approximately how long does it take for light from the sun to reach the Earth? 8 MINUTES Approximately how much saliva does the average human adult produce each day? QUART Aristotle wrote that what animal, though immune from other illnesses, is occasio nally subject to flatulency ? ELEPHANT As a high school student, Lethal Weapon producer Joel Silver helped invent which of these games? ULTIMATE FRISBEE As chefs know,the two succulent bits of meat on the back of a chicken,just above the thigh,are called what? OYSTERS As detailed in the 2010 film, how did Penny Chenery come to own the legendary ra cehorse Secretariat? COIN TOSS As of 2010,approximately how many Social Security numbers have been assigned sin ce the first in 1936? 457 MILLION *CORRECT* As of 2010,which of these countries has elected not one,but two,female president s in its history? PHILLIPPINES As of 2011, which of these historic people has not been depicted on a Pez dispen ser? BENJAMIN FRANKLIN As of 2011,only Vermont and what other U.S. state allow prison inmates to vote i n elections? MAINE As of 2011,what actress has won more Primetime Emmy Awards than any other perfor mer? CLORIS LEACHMAN As of 2011,what is Africa s most populous country? NIGERIA As of 2011,what magazine s circulation of 24 million is the largest in the U.S.? AARP THE MAGAZINE As of 2011,what massive hit song holds the record for most weeks spent at the to p of the Billboard Hot 100 chart? ONE SWEET DAY As of 2011,which of the following has never been a flavor of Ben & Jerry s ice cre am? DREAM A LITTLE CREAM As of 2011,which of the following is not the name of a color found in a 120-coun t box of Crayola crayons? GRAY MATTER As of 2012,actors have won Oscars for playing all but which of the following Bri tish monarchs? GEORGE V *CORRECT* As of 2012,which of these musical artists has never won an Oscar for Best Origin al Song? BONO As of 2012, The Amazing Race has featured Pit Stops in all but which of these Asian c ountries? LAOS As opposed to a ring bearer,the traditional job of a wedding page boy is to do w hat? CARRY THE BRIDE S TRAIN As proven on a David Letterman Will it Float? segment,which of these items floats i n water? SIX-POUND CAN OF CRISCO As revealed in the series finale of Seinfeld, what is the Soup Nazi s name? YEV KASE M As Scar in The Lion King, Jeremy Irons repeats what famous line from Reversal of Fo rtune ? YOU HAVE NO IDEA. As specified on his Twitter page, Barbie s boyfriend Ken has what last name? CARSON As specified on his twitter page,Barbie s boyfriend Ken has what last name? CARSON As the result of a duel,what president harbored a bullet near his heart for the last 39 years of his life? ANDREW JACKSON

As your florist can tell you,a tussie-mussie bouquet is most similar to what oth er kind of bouquet? NOSEGAY Aside from voiceover narration,which of these actresses won her Oscar for a prim arily non-speaking role? HOLLY HUNTER At just 21, who was the youngest woman ever to receive an Oscar for Best Actress ? MARLEE MATLIN At the 1927 Thanksgiving Day Parade,Macy s debuted its official balloon in the for m of what character? FELIX THE CAT At the 1928 Olympics,rower Bobby Pearce still went on to win gold even though he stopped in the middle of a race to do what? LET DUCKS GO BY At the 1936 Olympics in Berlin,the U.S. men won the first basketball gold medal with a 19 to 8 victory over what country? CANADA At the 1969 Woodstock festival,Jimi Hendrix played a famous virtuoso rendition o f what patriotic song? STAR-SPANGLED BANNER At the 1988 Olympics,Greg Louganis won gold despite hitting his head on the spri ngboard during what dive? REVERSE 2 1/2 SOMERSAULT PIKE At the age of 19, what future politician married his 26 year old high school geo metry teacher? NEWT GINGRICH At the end of a Czech wedding,it is customary to shower the couple with what ins tead of rice? PEAS At the end of the 1984 movie Romancing the Stone, Jack Colton names his long-awaite d sailboat what? ANGELINA At the end of Casablanca , Ilsa leaves behind her beloved Rick to board a plane bou nd for what city? LISBON At the end of The Deer Hunter, Meryl Streep s character leads the other mourners in a rendition of what song? GOD BLESS AMERICA At the end of When Harry Met Sally, the couple recalls serving what flavor wedding cake with chocolate sauce on the side ? COCONUT At the first modern Olympic Games held in 1896,participants competed in all but which of these sports? BOXING At the Royal Wedding,William and Kate shared a romantic balcony kiss as Grace,Wi lliam s 3-year old goddaughter,did what? COVERED HER EARS At the start of each Olympic games,one athlete recites the Olympic Oath,which co ntains all but which of these phrases? THE GOODWILL OF OUR NATIONS At the time he was discovered by music executives in 1954, Elvis Presley was worki ng as a what? TRUCK DRIVER At the 36 Olympics,Jesse Owens got some friendly,helpful advice from the German L uz Long,a leading rival in which event? LONG JUMP At the 52 Olympics,legendary Czech athlete Emil Zatopek won what event despite ha ving never even tried it before? MARATHON At the 52 Olympics,three Americans won gold in shot put,discus and javelin,all we aring the same sweaty what for good luck? SWEATSHIRT At the 72 Olympics,the U.S. basketball team refused its silver medals after what controversy allowed the U.S.S.R. to win gold? THERE WAS A GAME CLOCK MIX-UP At what event did Patrick Henry deliver his give me liberty,or give me death speec h? VIRGINIA CONVENTION At what Spanish landmark did Columbus win the support of Isabella and Ferdinand to set sail for the New World? THE ALHAMBRA Awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for engineering,what action hero quit MIT after two weeks to pursue acting? DOLPH LUNDGREN Baby Ruth s creator claimed his candy bar was named not for a ball player, but for what President s daughter? GROVER CLEVELAND Based on true events,which of these films opens with a scene of a murder taking place on the Fourth of July? ZODIAC Because fast food chains are banned by law there, which of these islands is not home to a McDonald s? BERMUDA Because gold is so coveted there,in what country are brides often draped in more than a kilo of gold jewelry? INDIA Because her house was too small,Mary Pickersgill chose to sew the huge Star Spang led Banner flag at a Baltimore what? BREWERY

Because it is surrounded by land,which of these seas is actually the world s largest lake? CASPIAN SEA Because it was unavailable in New England in 1621,which of these foods could not have been eaten at the first Thanksgiving? SWEET POTATOES Because its spelling was not firmly established at the time, what word is misspe lled on the Liberty Bell? PENNSYLVANIA Because its thick atmosphere filters out blue light,the surface of Venus appears to be mainly what color? ORANGE Because it s considered good luck to see one on your wedding day,couples in Englan d often hire a what to attend their nupitals? CHIMNEY SWEEP Because of its easternmost location,which of these island nations is the first t o ring in the New Year? KIRIBATI Because Oprah loved it so much,what TV show once filmed a special 8-minute episo de with her playing Karen Stouffer ? DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES Because the number is similar to the word for death, Chinese high-rise buildings o ften lack what floor? 4TH *CORRECT* Because they mate for life,what animal was traditionally given by Korean grooms to the mother of the bride? WILD GOOSE Because they re considered a Melmackian delicacy,ALF often attempts,albeit unsucce ssfully,to eat the Tanner family cat named what? LUCKY Because they re written in common meter,most Emily Dickinson poems can easily be s ung to what TV theme song? GILLIGAN S ISLAND Because he would never have presumed to take such liberty, Queen Victoria proposed to what first cousin of hers? ALBERT Before a British family adopted him, kids lit Paddington Bear lived in Peru and had what name? PASTUSO Before achieving fame in Hollywood,Brad Pitt,Matthew Perry and Hilary Swank all appeared on what 80s sitcom? GROWING PAINS Before becoming a novelist, what man came up with the ad slogan, I m a Toys R Us Ki d ? JAMES PATTERSON Before becoming an international singing star,Julio Iglesias briefly played what sport professionally? SOCCER Before becoming the go-to music industry magazine,Billboard focused on which of these subjects? CARNIVALS Before being replaced,who first played the title alien in the 1987 Schwarzenegge r action film Predator ? JEAN-CLAUDE VAN DAMME Before breaking into Hollywood,Ronald Reagan worked as a radio sportscaster,call ing games for what MLB team? CHICAGO CUBS Before changing it to Yesterday ,Paul McCartney s beloved 1965 song originally began with what odd lyric? SCRAMBLED EGGS Before he adopted the J, what was Michael J. Fox s middle name? ANDREW Before he became famous,which artist s illustrated children s stories including 1959 's Card Games are Fun ? ANDY WARHOL Before he was a Kardashian,Bruce Jenner set a world record when he won what fina l event of the 76 Olympic decathlon? 1500 METERS Before he was a legendary Wild West gunslinger, John Doc Halliday was what type of doctor? DENTIST Before he was famous,which of these actors played a roid-raging high school footb all player on a 1994 after-school special? BEN AFFLECK Before his film career took off,what actor played a hotel manager on a short-liv ed Golden Girls spin-off? DON CHEADLE Before his writing career,what children s author was a dashing ladies man and a spy during World War II? ROALD DAHL Before it became the ubiquitous birthday tune,the song Happy Birthday to You had w hat title? GOOD MORNING TO ALL Before it spawned the word pants, the term Pantaloon first referred to what? AN ITALIAN THEATER CHARACTER Before it was set to music,the first line of the poem that became America The Bea utiful read O beautiful,for what? HALCYON SKIES Before Kerri Strug,Shun Fujimoto competed in pommel horse and rings at the 76 Oly

mpics despite having a broken what? KNEE Before she turned her focus to golf,Babe Didrikson Zaharias won medals in all bu t which of these Olympic events? STEEPLECHASE Before switching career paths,what prominent American studied clarinet performan ce at Juilliard? ALAN GREENSPAN Before taking its current name,what Internet company was originally called BackR ub? GOOGLE Before the American colonies switched to the Gregorian calendar,on what date did their new year start? MARCH 25. Before the motorcycle gang,you would most likely find Hells Angels written on whic h of these? WWII BOMBER PLANES Before writing his influential pamphlet, Common Sense, American Founding Father Tho mas Paine worked as a what? CORSETMAKER Beginning with the words I celebrate myself, what classic American work of literat ure was first published on July 4th? LEAVES OF GRASS Besides Abraham Lincoln,who is the only other signer of the Emancipation Proclam ation? WILLIAM SEWARD Besides her incredible speed,track star gold medalist Gail Devers was known for sporting what distinctive feature during races? LONG FINGERNAILS Besides Sydney,what is the only other city in the Southern Hemisphere to host th e Olympic Games? MELBOURNE Besides Family Guy, what is the only other animated show to be nominated for an Em my for Outstanding Comedy Series? THE FLINTSTONES Better known as Olympic Fanfare, the rousing theme heard in Olympics TV coverage i s officiallly named what? BUGLER S DREAM Billionaire Howard Hughes reportedly spent the last years of his life watching w hat movie over and over? ICE STATION ZEBRA Bitterballen,deep-fried meatballs with mustard,are a traditional treat of what E uropean nation? THE NETHERLANDS Bluetooth, a wireless technology used to link mobile devices, is named for a for mer king of what country? DENMARK Boasting over 200 film credits, whom does Guiness list as the most portrayed char acter in film ? SHERLOCK HOLMES Boasting over 200 film credits,whom does Guinness list as the most portrayed char acter in film ? SHERLOCK HOLMES Born Aristocles, it is believed Plato got his name from his wrestling coach, who called him Platon, meaning what? BROAD Born July 4th,1826,Stephen Foster famously wrote Camptown Races, My Old Kentucky Ho me and which of these tunes? OH! SUSANNA Born Marguerite Johnson, what writer adopted her professional name while a dance r at cabaret? MAYA ANGELOU Born with the less cool-sounding name Walter, which of these actors prefers to g o by his middle name? BRUCE WILLIS Boy,I got vision,and the rest of the world wears bifocals is a famous line from which of these classic Paul Newman movies? BUTCH CASSIDY & THE SUNDANCE KID Bravo s acclaimed Inside The Actor s Studio made its television debut in 1994 with wha t guest? PAUL NEWMAN Brides in what country place sugar lumps in their gloves to ensure a sweet life? GREECE Brittle in its original form,what type of plastic must be softened to make jelly sandals? POLYVINYL CHLORIDE Broadcast on NBC in 1941,the first-ever U.S. TV commercial featured the advertis ing slogan America Runs on what? BULOVA TIME Bromhidrosis is more commonly called what? BODY ODOR Built in 1752,the world s oldest existing zoo is located in what European city? VIENNA By definition, an ecdysiast has what unusual job? EXOTIC DANCER By definition, eustatic change is a worldwide alteration in what? SEA LEVE LS By definition,a stertorous person does what noisily? SNORES

By definition,an anchorite has retired into seclusion usually for what reason? RELIGIOUS BELIEFS By definition,tephrochronology is a scientific technique to date old objects by examining the age of what? VOLCANIC ASH By definition, deglutition is a medical term for what? SWALLOWING By tradition, what dish has been served daily at the restaurant of the U.S. Sena te since the early 1900s? BEAN SOUP ccording to common estimates, what are the odds of finding a four-leaf clover? 1 in 10000 Celebrated on the first day of May, Primero De Mayo is the Mexican equivalent of what U.S. holiday? LABOR DAY Charlotte Cooper,the first woman to win an individual Olympic gold medal,won in 1900 in what sport? TENNIS Chomolunga, or Goddess Mother of the World, is a local name for what natural wonde r? MOUNT EVEREST Chronicling his 8,000-mile trek through South America, The Motorcycle Diaries is wh at famous figure s mentor? CHE GUEVARA Coffee beans are actually the pits of a sweet-tasting fruit called what? COFFEE CHERRY Coined in recent years, the term ludology often refers to the academic study of wh at? VIDEO GAMES Coming in to 2012,Michael Phelps 16 Olympic medals trailed only Larisa Latynina s 1 8,which were won in what event? GYMNASTICS Common on American Idol, a run, or singing one syllable across many notes, has wha t technical term? MELISMA Commonly used in the shower, a loofah is the fibrous interior of which of the fo llowing? TROPICAL GOURD Competiting in 2012,Olympic weightlifter Holley Mangold is the younger sister of Nick Mangold,the center for what NFL team? NEW YORK JETS Competiting with an artificial leg,American George Eyser won 3 gold medals at th e 1904 St. Louis Olympics in what sport? GYMNASTICS Composed by John Williams,the familiar theme song of NBC Nightly News has what tit le? THE MISSION Considered a god of healing,which of these deities is mentioned in the classic H ippocratic oath? APOLLO Considered a key piece in human evolution,the Australopithecus afarensis fossil known as Lucy is about how old? 3.2 MILLION YEARS OLD Considered one of the best racehorses of all time,Phar Lap was the national prid e of what country? AUSTRALIA Considered the fastest men in history,the Apollo 10 astronauts returning from th e moon in 1969 reached what top speed? 24,816 MILES PER HOUR *CORRECT* Consisting entirely of whistling,the unusual language Silbo Gomero is native to which of these places? THE CANARY ISLANDS Consisting of NBA superstars like Magic Johnson and Larry Bird,the 1992 Dream Tea m defeated what country to win gold? CROATIA Contrary to popular belief, Robert E. Lee s surrender took place not in a courthou se, but in whose home? THE MCLEANS Contrary to popular belief,Robert E. Lee s surrender took place not in a courthous e,but in whose home? THE MCLEANS Costing about $2,500 as of 2010,the Tata Nano is a car built and targeted for sa le chiefly in what country? INDIA Counterculture icon Timothy Leary was the godfather of what Hollywood actress? WINONA RYDER Coveted for its flavor and relatively healthy fat content, wagyu is a variety of what type of meat? BEEF Created by Sylvester Graham in 1829,Graham crackers were originally developed as part of a diet meant to do what? DECREASE SEXUAL URGES Dara Torres became the oldest Olympic swimmer to medal when she won silver at th e Beijing games at what age? 41 *CORRECT* Debuting in 1997,what hunky actor was the very first celebrity guest on the long

-running talk show The View ? TOM SELLECK Decades before WikiLeaks,the leaked Pentagon Papers were classified documents abou t what U.S. event? VIETNAM WAR Deltiology is the study of collecting what everyday object? POSTCARDS Derived from the Greek word for fire, pyrexia is another term for what medical con dition? FEVER Despite its nickname,Howard Hughes s Spruce Goose was a giant airplane built mainly out of what wood? BIRCH Despite publishing under a male pseudonym,which of these classic authors was act ually a woman? GEORGE ELIOT Despite their similar names, John Luther Adams and John Coolidge Adams are two v ery different modern what? COMPOSERS Diamonds being the hardest,which of these gems is the second hardest according t o the Mohs scale? SAPPHIRE Dim sum, a meal of varied dishes originating in Chinese, translates loosely into English as a little bit of what? HEART Due to its marine-inspired roof,critics and fans alike have given London s Olympic aquatic center what nickname? THE STINGRAY Due to its strict obscenity laws.which of these countries once published a versi on of Playboy without any nudity? INDONESIA During his 1992 appearance on The Arsenio Hall Show, Bill Clinton played what clas sic song on the saxophone? HEARTBREAK HOTEL During the Cold War,the U.S. government built a bunker to house Congress under w hat golf resort? THE GREENBRIAR During the Titanic disaster, what nearby ship was accused of ignoring its distre ss signals? CALIFORNIAN During the baby boom era that lasted from 1946 to 1964,about how many babies were born in the U.S.? 76 MILLION *CORRECT* During their historic first flight at Kitty Hawk, the Wright brothers plane trave led about how far? 120 FEET During World War II, U.S. soldiers used the first commercial aerosol cans to hol d what? INSECTICIDE During World War II,what did citizens of occupied Norway wear as a symbol of res istance? PAPER CLIPS Dying days later, what U.S. president is thought to have contracted cholera from iced milk and cherries at a 4th of July celebration? ZACHARY TAYLOR E. Gary Gygax is a hero to generations of nerds because he co-created what? DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS Eleanor Roosevelt famously described what group as having the cleanest bodies,the filthiest minds,the highest morale ? MARINES Ending with a beautiful friendship, what s the first part of the famous last line of Casablanca ? I THINK IT IS THE BEGINNING OF England coronated Queen Elizabeth II in 1953,how many years after the death of Q ueen Elizabeth I? 350 *CORRECT* Equivalent to twenty bottles,which of these large bottles of champagne holds the greatest volume? NEBUCHADNEZZAR Even though he won the 2000 Nobel Prize for Literature,what writer s books are ban ned in his native country? GAO XINGJIAN Eventually revealing GENERAL HOSPITAL,what was the first letter Vanna White ever turned on Wheel of Fortune ? T *CORRECT* Every one of Nadya Suleman s octuplets has what name? ANGEL Every single baseball used in the U.S. Major leagues is painstakingly hand-sewn in what country? COSTA RICA Excluding honorary awards,which of these computer whizzes actually earned a coll ege degree? STEVE WOZNIAK Excluding its fifty-six signatures,the Declaration of Independence ends with wha t word? HONOR Expressed using old-fashioned slang terms for money,which amount is equal to twe nty dollars? ONE SAWBUCK & TWO FINS Exuberant recipients often comment on the heaviness of the Oscar statuette,which

weighs in at what? 8 1/2 POUNDS *CORRECT* Famed for its biodiversity,the Galapagos Islands have belonged to what South Ame rican country since 1832? ECUADOR Famous pediatrician and author Dr. Benjamin Spock won an Olympic gold medal in w hat sport? ROWING Famously cited in Romeo and Juliet, which of these gestures was considered an insu lt in Elizabethan times? BITING YOUR THUMB Featuring a less rounded shape,what car s 2012 model is marketed with the slogan Mo re power,less flower ? VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE Featuring a stick and a ball, kolven is thought to be a 1300s Dutch forerunner of which of these sports? GOLF Featuring participants slathered in olive oil,what nation has hosted the Kirkpin ar wrestling festival since 1346? TURKEY Featuring scenes lit only by candles,what Kubrick film is famous for its limited use of artificial light? BARRY LYNDON Fetching a $3.9 million at auction in 2011, a record for a photograph, Untitled # 96? by Cindy Sherman depicts the artists doing what? LYING ON THE FLOOR Fetching over $30,000, John Lennon s rotten tooth that was auctioned in 2011 was w hich of the following? MOLAR Fittingly titled Independence Day, which of these TV shows has a series finale tha t takes place on the Fourth of July? THE WONDER YEARS For a climactic scene in the film Suspicion, Alfred Hitchcock famously hid an illu minated light bulb inside a what? GLASS OF MILK For a device he created that aids Buoying Vessels Over Shoals, who is the only U.S . president ever awarded a patent? ABRAHAM LINCOLN For good luck on their wedding day,Greek brides have a tradition of slipping wha t object into their gloves? A SUGAR CUBE For his contributions to food technology, Frenchman Nicholas Appert is known as T he Father of what? CANNING For ordering his favorite beverages,LBJ had four buttons in the Oval Office: coffe e , tea , Coke and what? FRESCA *CORRECT* For the 2005 film Guess Who? a reported 100,000 dollars was spent to digitally rem ove Ashton Kucher s what? KABBALAH BRACELET For which of these classic films did every single one of its credited cast membe rs receive an Oscar nomination? WHO S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? Forgoing an agent, what actor allegedly forces filmmakers to call a 1800 number and leave voicemails? BILL MURRAY Former House speaker Newt Gingrich once stated in an interview that he thought w hat actor should play him in a movie? BRAD PITT Forty times longer than the U.S. Constitution, what state s constitution is the lo ngest in the world? ALABAMA Founded in 1865,what is the oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the United States? THE NATION Founded in 1885, Washington, D.C. s Gridiron Club is a prestigious organization fo r what professionals? JOURNALISTS Founded in 1964, the restaurant Benihana takes its name from a Japanese phrase m eaning what? RED FLOWER Fred Kaps,the man who had to follow The Beatles after their debut on The Ed Sulli van Show, was what type of performer? MAGICIAN Frequently heard at weddings,Johann Pachelbel s famous canon is in what key? D MAJOR From 1638 to 1655, parts of present-day Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania fo rmed what short-lived colony? NEW SWEDEN From 2005 to 2011, what movie held the top spot as Netflix s most rented DVD? CRASH Frustrating to home bakers,the carrots in your carrot cake can turn green if the re is too much what in the batter? BAKING SODA Future U.S. army general George Patton placed fifth in what sport at the 1912 Su mmer Olympics? PENTATHLON Gangster John Dillinger was shot outside Chicago s Biograph Theater after watching

what film? MANHATTAN MELODRAMA George Washington had numerous pets and dogs, including two not-presidential nam es? DRUNKARD AND TIPSEY Girl detective Nancy Drew made her debut in the 1930 book titled The Secret of th e what? OLD CLOCK Given his love of beer,it should come as no surprise that Family Guy patriarch Pet er Griffin has what middle name? LOWENBRAU Given it s 140-character limit,one Twitter tweet is not long enough for the first sentence of which of these novels? THE CATCHER IN THE RYE Going above and beyond the call of duty,what Grey s Anatomy doctor once donated part of their liver to another character? MEREDITH Gold medals from every Summer Olympics since 1912 have been won by a former,curr ent or future student of what school? UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA Granting his last wishes,Hunter S.Thompson s ashes were disposed of in 2005 in wha t odd way? SHOT OUT OF A CANNON Having outfitted millions of brides all across the U.S.,the first David s Bridal s hop opened in 1950 in what city? FORT LAUDERDALE, FL Headed by an Emmy-winning Craig T. Nelson,the Minnesota State University footbal l team on Coach was the what? SCREAMING EAGLES Held annually in February,what country celebrates National Pisco Sour Day, in obse rvance of their national drink? PERU Held by Wild Bill Hickok when he was shot,what poker hand is known as a Dead Man s Ha nd ? TWO ACES AND TWO EIGHTS *CORRECT* Henry James famously remarked that the two most beautiful words in the English la nguage are what? SUMMER AFTERNOON Housewife Josephine Dickson s clumsy mishaps prompted her hubby to invent what pro duct in 1920? BAND AID BANDAGES How many red stripes of the American flag are visible on the cover of Bruce Spri ngsteen s album, Born In The U.S.A. ? THREE How many U.S. state capitals have the word city in their name? 4 *CORRECT* How many workers sit on a steel beam hundreds of feet in the air in the iconic 1 932 photo Lunch atop a Skyscraper ? 11 *CORRECT* Huge in the 1700s, what wine was used to toast the signing of the Declaration of Independence? MADEIRA Ian Fleming named his greatest literary creation,fictional spy James Bond,after a real-life what? AMERICAN ORNITHOLOGIST Icebergs that are the smallest in size are classified as what? GROWLERS If it were named for its founders first names instead of their last,the Harley-Da vidson company could be called what? WILLIAM-ARTHUR If Prince Charles assumes the throne and uses Charles as his king name, what Charl es will he be? CHARLES III If the countries were represented by their national flowers,what would be the 20 10 World Cup final match up? RED CARNATIONS VS. TULIPS *CORRECT* If you added Jackie Robinson s Dodgers jersey number to Babe Ruth s Yankees jersey n umber,what sum would you get? 45 *CORRECT* If you played the July 4th greased watermelon pool game on the continent where the fruit originated,you d be where? AFRICA If you say, It s the greatest thing since sliced bread, you are paying a compliment to whose invention? OTTO ROHWEDDER If you suffer from sideromophobia, which of these company s vehicles would scare y ou the most? AMTRACK If you wanted to write a special poem for a bride and groom on their wedding day ,you could technically call it a what? EPITHALAMIUM If you were tracking animals and found prints with four toes,not five,which of t hese animals could they belong to? COYOTE If you re good at the Kevin Bacon game,you can connect Marlon Brando directly to K evin Bacon through which actor? ROBERT DE NIRO In 1667, the Dutch traded Manhattan for the tiny Indonesian island of Run, valua ble for its abundance of what spice? NUTMEG In 1764,a full round of golf at the famous Old Course at St.Andrew s consisted of

playing not 18,but how many holes? 22 *CORRECT* In 1773,the Boston Tea Party was staged by angry colonists disguised as members of what Native American tribe? MOHAWK In 1871, Henry Stanley found explorer David Livingstone in Ujiji,a town in what modern country? TANZANIA In 1876, Alexander Graham Bell famously shouted Mr. Watson, come here! because he had just done what? SPILLED ACID ON HIS CLOTHES In 1885,what popular soft drink was invented at Morrison s Old Corner Drug Store i n Waco,TX? DR.PEPPER In 1892, Juan Vucetich gained notoriety as the first to solve a murder case usin g what? FINGERPRINTS In 1896, James B. Connolly became the first Olympic champion in about 1500 years when he placed first in what event? TRIPLE JUMP In 1902,Willis Carrier created modern air conditioning when he built a humidity controller for use where? PRINTING SHOP In 1909, who became the first president to be depicted on a circulating U.S. mon etary coin? ABRAHAM LINCOLN In 1911,what explorer beat a rival by five weeks to become the first man to reac h the South Pole? ROALD AMUNDSEN In 1920,the infamous con man Charles Ponzi duped investors in a fraudulent schem e involving what? POSTAGE STAMPS In 1922,the highest air temperature ever recorded,136 degrees Fahrenheit,was tak en in what country? LIBYA In 1925, dogsledders in Alaska mushed 700 miles to deliver a serum that halted a n outbreak of what disease? DIPTHERIA In 1929,the rights to what fictional character were donated to a London children s hospital? PETER PAN In 1935,the first character-licensed lunch box came out,featuring which of these characters? MICKEY MOUSE In 1935,which of these famous men co-invented the perfusion pump,predecessor to the artificial heart? CHARLES LINDBERGH In 1939, what car company unveiled the Hydra-matic Drive, the first fully automate d transmission? OLDSMOBILE In 1939,the tale of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer was created as a Christmas pr omotion for a what? DEPARTMENT STORE In 1944, frustrated Congressman Maury Maverick coined what word for Washington j argon? GOBBLEDYGOOK In 1951,what U.S. agency first used a UNIVAC,the first commercial computer,to pr ocess information? CENSUS BUREAU *CORRECT* In 1952, Tony the Tiger debuted on Kellogg s cereal boxes along with what less suc cessful mascot? KATY THE KANGAROO In 1961,curators at New York s MoMA discovered that for 47 days they had displayed what Henri Matisse work upside-down? LE BATEAU In 1962, John Glenn became the first American to eat in space when he ate what f ood out of a tube? APPLESAUCE In 1963,what soap opera was interrupted by Walter Cronkite s breaking news of the Kennedy assassination? AS THE WORLD TURNS In 1966,a famous Black & White masked ball was hosted at New York s Plaza Hotel by w hat well-known author? TRUMAN CAPOTE In 1968, what overzealous airline began taking reservations for lunar flights th at were set to take off in 2000? PAN AM In 1969,who became the first celebrity to make a guest appearance on Sesame Stree t ? JAMES EARL JONES In 1972,the U.S. gave what animals to China in exchange for the pandas Ling-Ling and Hsing-Hsing? MUSK OXEN In 1973,what major tennis tournament became the first to offer equal prize money to both men and women? U.S. OPEN In 1974,what product became the first to be scanned by a retailer using the UPC bar code? WRIGLEY S GUM In 1980, the first 1-900 number was used for what television event? REAGAN-C

ARTER DEBATE In 1982, the very first album to be released commercially on CD was a popular 19 78 LP by what artist? BILLY JOEL In 1982, who became the first professional baseball player to be featured on a U .S. postal stamp? JACKIE ROBINSON In 1984 Carl Lewis repeated Jesse Owens 1936 feat by winning gold medals in all b ut which of these events? HIGH JUMP In 1985, David Letterman aired his Top Ten list, Top Ten Things That Almost Rhyme With what? PEAS In 1986, who became the first female comic invited to sit down with Johnny Carso n after her set on the Tonight Show ? ELLEN DEGENERES In 1986,which of these famous families became the first to have three generation s of Oscar winners? THE HUSTONS In 1990,80-year-old Jessica Tandy broke whose record to become the oldest actor to win an Academy Award? GEORGE BURNS In 1994,what TV show broke ground depicting a gay marriage between inkeepers Ron and Erick? NORTHERN EXPOSURE In 1997, in the first known space funeral, whose ashes were released from a rocket into space? TIMOTHY LEARY In 1997, the idea for Netflix was hatched when its founder was charged a $40 lat er fee on what movie rental? APOLLO 13 In 1999, Al Gore famously said, I took the initiative in creating the Internet to what journalist? WOLF BLITZER In 1999, Al Gore famously said, I took the initiative in creating the Internet to what journalist? WOLF BLITZER In 2001,which of these people was named Honorary Sergeant,Regular Army by Presid ent Clinton? SACAGAWEA In 2005,chess legend Bobby Fischer avoided deportation to the U.S. when he was g ranted citizenship where? ICELAND In 2007, what eco-conscious city became the first in the U.S. to ban the use of plastic shopping bags? SAN FRANCISCO In 2008, what one word did Google add to its sparse home page in order to confor m with California law? PRIVACY In 2008,a National Science Foundation survey said what nation s residents are the happiest in the world? DENMARK In 2008,Michael Phelps won the 100m butterfly by just 0.01 second,when he edged out a competitor from what country? SERBIA In 2008,what star NFL quarterback infamously revealed he did not know games coul d end in ties? DONOVAN MCNABB In 2009, Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize,the first sitting U.S. president to do so since whom? WOODROW WILSON In 2009,after decades of secrecy,Mrs.Butterworth s first name was revealed to be w hat? JOY In 2010, a British mag published Last Letter, a draft of a poem by Ted Hughes abou t what poet s death? SYLVIA PLATH In 2010, which of these movies enjoyed the vicennial anniversary of its original release? GOODFELLOWS In 2010,Britain s Prince Charles admitted to often engaging in what odd behavior,c alling it absolutely crucial ? TALKING TO TREES In 2011, what company ended Exxon Mobil s five-year reign as the world s most valuab le public company? APPLE In 2011,Amy Chua raised a ruckus with a memoir of how she had been a Tiger Mother to her what? TWO DAUGHTERS In 2011,Channing Tatum admitted he worked as a what before making it big in movi es? EXOTIC DANCER In 2011,Oprah Winfrey made a final tear-filled bow on her talk show after 25 yea rs and how many episodes? 4,561 *CORRECT* In 2011,William and Kate left the royal wedding in a vintage model of what make with the license plate JU5T WED ? ASTON MARTIN In 2012, pop icon Beyonce gave birth to a daughter with what colorful, unusual n

ame? BLUE IVY In a 1970 speech,what group of people did Spiro Agnew famously describe as natter ing nabobs of negativism ? THE MEDIA In a 1971 hit song,Tom Jones sings Whoa!Whoa!Whoa! She s a what? LADY In a 1978 Muppet Show episode,Kermit s wedding to Miss Piggy is disrupted at the las t moment by a what? BOOMERANG FISH In a 2011 news story,a woman used pepper spray to wrestle an Xbox from fellow sh oppers during what store s Black Friday sale? WALMART In a Barbara Walters interview,how did Katharine Hepburn respond to the famous q uestion, What kind of a tree are you ? AN OAK In a campy Dynasty cliffhanger,several main characters are gunned down during Aman da s wedding to a prince from where? MOLDAVIA In a classic scene from The Seven Year Itch, Marilyn Monroe s skirt flies up as she asks what provocative question? ISN T IT DELICIOUS? In a classic I Love Lucy scene,Lucy and Ethel goof off on the assembly line at wha t chocolate factory? KRAMER S KANDY KITCHEN In a famous line from the film Amadeus, Emperor Joseph II critiques Mozart s latest composition by saying it has what? TOO MANY NOTES In a famous scene from the 1960 classic film The Apartment, Jack Lemmon s character strains spaghetti with his what? TENNIS RACKET In a famous scene in Meet The Parents, an irate Ben Stiller asks if which of these terms is okay to say on an airplane? BOMBARDLER In a famous 90s TV ad,what is the name of the old woman who says I ve fallen,and I c an t get up ? MRS.FLETCHER In a fireworks display,which of these elements is commonly used to produce brigh t green colors? BARIUM In a heartbreak in 2008,U.S. Olympian and favorite Lolo Jones led the race befor e tripping in what event s finals? 100 METER HURDLES In a landmark 1993 issue of Superman, the Man of Steel dies after a titanic batt le with what supervillain? DOOMSDAY In a landmark 1993 issue of Superman ,the Man of Steel dies after a titanic battle with what supervillain? DOOMSDAY In a memorable episode of Everybody Loves Raymond, Robert suffers what unfortunate injury while on duty as a policeman? GORED IN THE REAR BY A BULL In a memorable scene from the movie Philadelphia, Tom Hanks interprets an aria sun g by what opera great? MARIA CALLAS In a memorable scene from Ocean s Eleven, Brad Pitt s character gives a poker lesson t o all but which of these actors? CHRIS PINE In a military flag-folding ceremony,the U.S. flag is folded how many times until it becomes a triangle? 12 *CORRECT* In a now-notorious episode of Happy Days, Fonzie agrees to waterski over a shark i n order to do what? CALL A LOCAL KID S BLUFF In a possible allusion to Casablanca, a scene in The Sting involves a rigged roulett e wheel landing on what? BLACK 22 In a ratings stunt,what legal drama once had viewers call a 900 number to determ ine the guilty party? MATLOCK In a scene from One Flew Over The Cuckoo s Nest, the mental patients stare at a blan k TV screen and pretend to watch what? THE WORLD SERIES In a series lasting 10 seasons,which of these actors did not star in all 292 epi sodes of Beverly Hills,90210?? LUKE PERRY In a strange instance of early doping, Thomas Hicks won the 1904 Olympic marathon after taking what? BRANDY AND STRYCHNINE In a trend,more couples are being married by friends ordained online by the Univ ersal Life Church,whose creed is simply what? DO ONLY THAT WHICH IS RIGHT In Abbott & Costello s famous Who s on First? routine, what is the name of the team be ing discussed? ST. LOUIS WOLVES In Abbott and Costello s famous Who s on first? routine,what baseball position is neve r mentioned? RIGHT FIELD In addition to his many inventions,Thomas Edison is also credited with establish ing what American custom? HELLO TELEPHONE GREETING

In all of the English language,there are only two commonly used words that have what ending? #NAME? In all seriousness, the satirical newspaper The Onion has tried and failed to wi n what prestigious journalism award? PULITZER PRIZE In an act of protest,Marlon Brando sent what Native American woman to refuse his Oscar for The Godfather ? SACHEEN LITTLEFEATHER In an early screen role, what actor played Hold Up Man in the 1988 comedy Coming to America ? SAMUEL L. JACKSON In an Emmy acceptance speech,who once joked, This is all very well and good,but I m still bald ? LARRY DAVID In an iconic series of TV ads,who was the first NFL player to shout, I m going to D isneyland! ? PHIL SIMMS In an infamous act of betrayal, Benedict Arnold arranged to surrender what milit ary base to the British? WEST POINT In an infamous act of betrayal, Benedict Arnold arranged to surrender what milit ary base to the British? WEST POINT In both 2002's Chicago and 2003's Bringing Down The House, Queen Latifah plays a cha racter with what last name? MORTON In CB radio lingo, the question What s your 20? is actually asking what? WHAT IS YOUR LOCATION? In Cervantes, Don Quixote becomes delusional after doing what? READING TOO MANY BOOKS In Cervantes Don Quixote, the main character becomes delusional after doing what? READING TOO MANY BOOKS In Charlotte Bronte s novel Jane Eyre, Jane s planned wedding to Edward Rochester hits what snag? HE S ALREADY MARRIED In Colonial America,what household item was often given in place of an engagemen t ring? THIMBLE In Disneyland s ride It s a Small World, animatronic dolls sing the title song in all but which of these languages? FRENCH In Edward Hopper s painting Nighthawks, a sign atop the diner advertises what cigar brand? PHILLIES In Egyptian mythology, a criosphinx is a figure that has the body of a lion and the head of a what? RAM In equestrian dressage,a horse that is piaffing is doing what? TROTTING IN PLAC E In February 2010, Apple revealed what chart topping hit as The Most Downloaded It unes Song of All Time ? I GOTTA FEELING In fireworks, the color blue is created by burning compounds of what metal? COPPER In France,the English Channel is known as La Manche, meaning what? THE SLEE VE In France,the traditional wedding cake is known as a croquembouche and consists of a giant tower of what? CREAM PUFFS In her highly publicized trial, Casey Anthony claimed to have left her daughter int he care of what fictional nanny ? ZANNY In her Oscar acceptance speech,what actress quipped All I can say is I ve loved bei ng hated by you ? LOUISE FLETCHER In her unusual will,hotel magnate Leona Helmsley left $12 million to her beloved pooch,a Maltese named what? TROUBLE In his brief career,actor John Cazale appeared in just 5 movies,all Oscar-nomina ted,including all but which of these? TAXI DRIVER In his famous 1997 acceptance speech,an excited Cuba Gooding,Jr. used what phras e 14 times? I LOVE YOU In his illustrious career as a daredevil, Evel Knievel attempted to jump all but which of these obstacles? 74 NEW YORK CABS In his illustrious career as a daredevil,Evel Knievel attempted to jump all but which of these obstacles? 74 NEW YORK CABS In his only commercial endorsement, Elvis Presley sang a jingle for what product on a 1954 broadcast? SOUTHERN MAID DONUTS

In his Oscar-nominated role in Tootsie, Dustin Hoffman s character dons a dress to l and a part on what fictional soap? SOUTHWEST GENERAL In his thirty-eight year career,Big Bird has appeared on all but which of these game shows? WHEEL OF FORTUNE In its 30 years of flight ending in 2011, NASA s Space Shuttle Program flew how ma ny missions? 135 *CORRECT In its lesser-known verses, what popular song tells the story of a headstrong wo man named Nelly Kelly? TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME In its series finale,what sitcom features two of its main characters memorably p erforming a duet to Unforgettable ? WILL & GRACE In its shocking twist ending,what character name in The Usual Suspects is revealed to have come from the bottom of a coffee cup? KOBAYASHI In January 1995, who became the first celebrity to appear in the well-known Milkmustache ad campaign? NAOMI CAMPBELL In Jonathan Swift s novel Gulliver s Travels, Gulliver pays a visit to which of these nonfictional countries? JAPAN In July 1982,who presided over a mass wedding of 2,075 couples at Madison Square Garden? REV. SUN MYUNG MOON In Margaret Mitchell s early drafts of Gone With the Wind, what was Scarlett O Hara s first name? PANSY In one of the shortest Oscar speeches on record, what stunned actor merely said, It s my privilege, thank you. JOE PESCI In order to win a bet, what historical female once allegedly dissolved a pearl i n vinegar and drank it? CLEOPATRA In pirate lingo,what does it mean to splice the mainbrace ? HAVE A DRINK In psychology,the tendency for people to believe they are above average is an eff ect named after what fictional town? LAKE WOBEGON In Rudyard Kipling s poem Gunga Din, Gunga Din works for the British army as a what? WATER BOY In season 5 of Dancing With The Stars, Marie Osmond famously fainted after perform ing what fast-paced dance? SAMBA In Slumdog Millionaire, Jamal wins the 20 million rupees top prize, which is how much in US dollars at the film s debut? 405,000 *CORRECT* In Stephen Spielburg s 1982 classic, E.T. watches a love scene from what film? THE QUIET MAN In the 1600s philosopher Blaise Pascal devised a famous wager concerning what issu e? BELIEF IN GOD In the 1890s,heroin was introduced commercially to the U.S. by Bayer as a remedy for what ailment? PERSISTENT COUGH In the 18th century,the now-famous Madame Tussaud made her first wax figure in t he likeness of what Frenchman? VOLTAIRE In the 1911 novel The Phantom of the Opera, what is the Phantom s name? ERIK In the 1920s,the term makeup was popularized by which of these cosmetics companies ? MAX FACTOR In the 1961 movie West Side Story ,the Jets battle the Sharks after triumphing over what other gangs? THE EMERALDS & THE HAWKS In the 1982 movie Diner, what is the name of the diner where the main characters h ang out? FELLS POINT DINER In the 1994 comedy Four Weddings and a Funeral, which of these pairs does not wed at one of the four weddings? SCARLETT & DAVID In the 1994 film Forrest Gump, Forrest makes millions through an early investment in what company? APPLE COMPUTERS In the 1997 movie Titanic, Jack wins passage onto the doomed vessel with what poke r hand? FULL HOUSE In the 1999 film American Beauty, Lester Burnham quits his job as an ad executive to work at what fictitious fast food joint? MR. SMILEY S In the 2002 film Catch Me If You Can, Leonardo DiCaprio uses what comic book chara cter s name as an alias? BARRY ALLEN In the 2005 film Brokeback Mountain, Ennis only keepsake of his relationship with J ack is Jack s old what? DENIM SHIRT

In the Bizet opera Carmen, flirtatious Carmen works in what type of establishment? CIGARETTE FACTORY In the boot-shaped country of Italy,what region comprises the toe ? CALABRIA In the classic 1939 film Gone With The Wind, a slap happy Scarlett O Hara wallops all but which of these characters? MELANIE In the classic 1942 movie Bambi, what is Bambi s first word? BIRD In the classic 1942 movie Bambi, what is Bambi s first word? BIRD In the classic 1975 thriller Jaws, we see the deadly shark kill how many people on screen? 4 *CORRECT* In the classic film Citizen Kane, what is the name of the sled that replaces Kane s beloved Rosebud? THE CRUSADER In the classic poem Casey At Bat, what is the final score? 4 TO 2 *CORRECT* In the context of the classic 1961 novel Catch-22, Catch-22 is a what? MILITARY REGULATION In the D.H. Lawrence novel Lady Chatterley s Lover, who is Lady Chatterley s lover? A GAMEKEEPER In the film Crash, Anthony and Peter carjack which of the following vehicles? LINCOLN NAVIGATOR In the first episode of L.A. Law, what partner in the law firm McKenzie,Brackman,C haney & Kuzak turns up dead at his desk? CHANEY In the first U.S.-published cookbook,1796's American Cookery, " the apple pie recipe calls for which of these ingredients? ROSE WATER In the garment industry,what characteristic of a sports jacket is referred to as its stance ? BUTTON POSITION In the Grimm s fairy tale,the Pied Piper of Hamelin is described as pied because he does what? WEARS COLORFUL CLOTHING In the Hemingway story The Old Man and the Sea, what baseball player does the fish erman most admire? JOE DIMAGGIO In the infamous 1974 streaking incident, what surprised presenter quipped of the prankster s shortcomings ? DAVID NIVEN In the James Bond movies, Bond s only marriage was to a bond girl played by whom? DIANA RIGG In the last season of MacGyver, a dream sequence reveals MacGyver s first name to be what? ANGUS In the memorable Chuckles Bites the Dust episode of The Mary Tyler Moore Show, how d oes Chuckles the Clown die? TRAMPLED BY AN ELEPHANT In the movie Pulp Fiction, Samuel L. Jackson s character memorably quotes what book of the Bible? EZEKIEL In the Olympics,rhythmic gymnasts may use all of the following as props except w hich? BATON In the Oscar-winning film The English Patient, what object does Laszlo give Kathar ine as a symbol of their illicit love? THIMBLE In the popcorn industry, what term is used to refer to kernels that don t pop? OLD MAIDS In the popular folk song, Alouette, what type of bird is being prepared for a meal ? LARK In the racy French phrase menage a trois, the word menage literally means what? HOUSEHOLD In the Rolling Stones iconic Tongue and Lip Design logo, how many teeth are visibl e? 4 *CORRECT* In the series finale of Frasier, Dr. Crane ends his final radio show broadcast by quoting from what poet s Ulysses ? ALFRED LORD TENNYSON In the series finale of M*A*S*H*, the last aerial shot reveals what word spelled o ut in stones on the launch pad? GOODBYE In the song Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer, which of these facts about Grandma is not revealed? SHE LOST HER HEARING AIDS In the therapy scene in Austin Powers, Dr. Evil makes all but which of the followi ng claims about his childhood? HE COLLECTED ABNORMAL RODENTS In the title of a classic novel by James Fenimore Cooper,what character is consi dered The Last of the Mohicans ? UNCAS

In the Tv series The Brady Bunch, what is Carol Brady s maiden name? TYLER In the Rocky film series,Adrian has what maiden name before becoming Mrs. Balboa? PENNINO In the Star Trek episode Whom Gods Destroy, Captain Kirk famously smooches a green a lien seductress named what? MARTA In Travel & Leisure s 2010 survey, what city unseated Miami as having the most att ractive residents in the U.S.? CHARLESTON In Vittorio De Sica s classic film The Bicycle Thief, the main character needs a bic ycle to do what job? HANG POSTERS In what country is it especially lucky to serve a whole fish at a wedding,since the word for fish sounds like abundance ? CHINA In what year did Joan Rivers first dish out one-liners in Oscars red carpet cove rage for E!? 1996 *CORRECT* In which movie does Arnold Schwarzneggar not repeat his Terminator catchphrase I ll be back ? PREDATOR In which of these countries do motorists usually drive on the right-hand side of the street? BRAZIL In which of these novels is the last word of the novel the same as the title of the novel itself? LOLITA In Born on the Fourth of July, the real-life subject of the film Ron Kovic makes a cameo appearance playing a what? WORLD WAR II VETERAN In Dances With Wolves, what was the wolf s name that Kevin Costner danced with? 2 SOCKS In Driving Miss Daisy, the first car that Hoke drives Miss Daisy in is a 1949 what ? HUDSON COMMODORE In E.T., The Extra-Terrestrial, the mischievous alien gets snockered drinking what brand of beer? COORS In Good Will Hunting, Will first solves a difficult equation attributed to what ma thematician? JOSEPH FOURIER In Independence Day, POTUS Bill Pullman vows to fight for freedom not from tyranny, o ppression, or persecution, but from what? ANNIHILATION In Independence Day, POTUS Bill Pullman vows to fight for freedom not from tyranny,op pression,or persecution,but from what? ANNIHILATION In It s a Wonderful Life, George receives a message from his guardian angel inscribe d in what book? THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER In Moonstruck, Cher s character says You know,I don t think she was gonna die, after bei ng taken to what Italian opera? LA BOHEME In National Treasure, Nicolas Cage quotes a line from the Declaration of Independe nce that includes all but which of these phrases? INSURE DOMESTIC TRANQUIL ITY In Pulp Fiction, Christopher Walken delivers a humorous monologue about what treas ured object? A WATCH In Rain Man, the Best Picture of 1988,Beatles fan Raymond bonds with his brother s inging what classic tune? I SAW HER STANDING THERE In Rocky II, the Italian Stallion proposes to his girlfriend Adrian on a cold,snow y day at what location? ZOO In Rocky, the Italian Stallion painfully battles Apollo Creed for a total of how man y rounds? 15 *CORRECT* In Silence of The Lambs, Hannibal Lecter recounts a meal of fava beans,chianti and the liver of what unfortunate visitor? CENSUS TAKER In The Blind Side, Kathy Bates Miss Sue tells Michael Oher that what school s football field is full of dead body parts? UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE In The Catcher in the Rye, Holden Caulfield wanders Manhattan,visiting all but whi ch of these famous NYC locales? EMPIRE STATE BUILDING In The Godfather, Michael Corleone learns his father has been shot after taking Ka y to see what film? THE BELLS OF ST.MARY S In The Godfather, using a gun hidden in the restroom,Michael murders his father s as sassins in what Italian restaurant? LOUIS In The Godfather film series,what was Kay s maiden name before becoming Mrs. Michael Corleone? ADAMS

In The Graduate, what is the name of the hotel where Benjamin and Mrs.Robinson hav e their trysts? THE TAFT In The Shankshaw Redemption, Andy Dufresne is punished for playing what opera on t he prison loudspeakers? THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO In The Wedding Singer, the title character is attacked by a father-of-the-bride af ter a bitter rendition of what song? LOVE STINKS In This Is Spinal Tap, the titular band mentions they once tried to write a rock m usical based on the life of whom? JACK THE RIPPER In Wuthering Heights, what does Catherine give as the reason that she cannot marry her beloved Heathcliff? HIS SOCIAL STATUS Inaugurated in 1875,what is the oldest continuously running sporting event in th e United States? KENTUCKY DERBY Influenza was named in the 15th century by Italians who believed it was caused b y the influence of what? STARS AND PLANETS Inspired by a 1,400-pound gift given to Andrew Jackson,on The West Wing President Bartlet held what special workday? BIG BLOCK OF CHEESE DAY Inspired by Farrah Fawcett s travel plans, the Gladys Knight hit Midnight train to Georgia originally had what title? MIDNIGHT PLANE TO HOUSTON Inspired by Farrah Fawcett s travel plans,the Gladys Knight hit Midnight Train to G eorgia originally had what title? MIDNIGHT PLANE TO HOUSTON Introduced in 1847,the first two stamps issued by the USPS featured George Washi ngton and what other American? BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Introduced in 1888, the first vending machine in the United States dispensed wha t item? GUM Introduced in 1888,the first vending machine in the United States dispensed what item? GUM Introduced in 1912, what was the first flavor of Life Savers candy? PEPPERMI NT Ironically,what Founding Father had a son who was declared an enemy to the libert ies of this country ? BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Issued in 1787, the U.S. government s first official coin was a penny featuring wh ich of these mottos? MIND YOUR BUSINESS Issued in 1934 for use by Federal Reserve banks,the $100,000 bill features what U.S. president? WOODROW WILSON Issued on March 4,1974,what celebrity appeared on the very first cover of People magazine? MIA FARROW Jeff Skunk Baxter, a leading counterterrorism expert in the U.S., was also a lead guitarist for what band? THE DOOBIE BROTHERS Joachim Prinz, who spoke just before Martin Luther King at the 1963 March on Was hington, is a what? RABBI John Hancock may have been the first,but who,months later,was the last person to sign the Declaration of Independence? THOMAS MCKEAN Jon Bon Jovi once said that he held itunes and what CEO personally responsible f or killing the music business ? STEVE JOBS Joseph Smith,founder of the Mormon church,believed the Garden on Eden was locate d where? MISSOURI Justin Bieber s manager claims he discovered the young talent on YouTube, singing wh at R&B classic? RESPECT Justin Bieber s manager claims he discovered the young talent on YouTube,singing wha t R&B classic? RESPECT Keith Ellison,the first Muslim elected to the U.S. Congress,was sworn in on a Ko ran once owned by what president? THOMAS JEFFERSON Kept in an Atlanta bank vault,the secret formula for classic Coca-Cola has what mysterious code name? MERCHANDISE 7X Khrushchev s 1960 shoe-banging outburst at the U.N. was in response to a delegate fr om what nation? THE PHILIPPINES King Gustav of Sweden once said Sir,you are the greatest athelete in the world to what legendary Olympian? JIM THORPE Known for classic toys,the Wham-O company got its name from the sound made by wh ich of its products? SLINGSHOT

Known for creating strong female characters,Woody Allen s films have earned Oscars for all but which of these actresses? JENNIFER TILLY Known for her beauty,which of these historic ladies inspired the name of cosmeti cs retailer Sephora? MOSES WIFE Known for his reckless spending, what movie star once paid $276,000 for a dinosa ur skull? NICHOLAS CAGE Known for its big name Hollywood guest stars,all but which of these actors appea red on the classic sitcom I Love Lucy ? FRANK SINATRA Known for ubiquitous signs and free ice water, Wall Drug is a famously kitschy t ourist trap in what state? SOUTH DAKOTA Known only by her headgear, what never-identified woman was seen taking pictures at JFK s fatal motorcade? BABUSHKA LADY Known to Big Bird as just Snuffy, Sesame Street s Mr.Snuffleupagus has what rarely u sed first name? ALOYSIUS Later changed at the request of one of its stars,which of these 70s TV shows was originally titled Alley Cats ? CHARLIE S ANGELS Later popularized in the Batman comics, Gotham was first a NYC term coined by what author? WASHINGTON IRVING Later replaced by Lady Liberty,the female personification of the United States w as a young woman named what? COLUMBIA Leonardo Da Vinci wrote his famous notebooks mainly using what unusual method? MIRROR WRITING Like Barack Obama, which of these U.S. presidents penned a #1 NY Times bestselle r before taking office? DWIGHT D. EISENHAUER Like the U.S., which of these countries also saw a massive gold rush in the mid-19 th century? AUSTRALIA Like TV s Lost, which of these movies features a fictional airliner called Oceanic ? EXECUTIVE DECISION Like The Sopranos, which of these classic sitcoms was also set in New Jersey? CHARLES IN CHARGE Located at the far left of the keyboard,the lowest note on an 88-key piano is kn own as the Low what? A *CORRECT* Located outside the Guggenheim Bilbao,Jeff Koon s 43-ft. tall sculpture Puppy is cov ered with what unusual material? FLOWERS Long before burgers took hold, President Tyler on July 4th, 1841 served guests a soup made from what other meat? TURTLE Long before corporate-sponsored uniforms,which statement was true about the dres s of most ancient Olympians? THEY WERE NUDE Long before he became Tarzan,future Olympian Johnny Weissmuller took up swimming as a way to treat what condition? POLIO Long before Wrigley,Native Americans taught colonists to make chewing gum with r esin from what evergreen? SPRUCE Long before you could buy them at Jared s,what ancient people believed diamonds we re tears of the gods? GREEKS Long before Clash of the Titans, whose 1870 novel made mention of the mythical cre ature kraken? JULES VERNE Long of interest to scientists,the Brazilian town of Candido Godoi is known for producing children who are what? TWINS Long served as a July 4th-friendly fruit,watermelon surprisingly became what sta te s official vegetable in 2007? OKLAHOMA Longtime congressman Henry Waxman s distinctive grooming has earned him what cheek y nickname? THE MUSTACHE OF JUSTICE Made by Corning, the hard, scratch-resistant glass found on countless tablets an d smartphones is called what? GORILLA GLASS Making his official debut at the Munich games in 1972,who was the first official mascot of the Summer Olympics? WALDI THE DACHSHUND Making it notoriously difficult to sing, The Star-Spangled Banner spans a musical i nterval known as a what? TWELFTH Many historians believe Paul Rever made his famous midnight ride on a horse with what name? BROWN BEAUTY

Many historians believe Paul Revere made his famous midnight ride on a horse wit h what name? BROWN BEAUTY Many vexillologists have poked holes in the famous legend associated with what R evolutionary War figure? BETSY ROSS Marc Cherry titles most of his Desperate Housewives episodes after songs by whom? STEPHEN SONDHEIM Mario, Nintendo s most famous creation, first appeared in Donkey Kong not as a plumb er but as a what? CARPENTER Martin Luther King,Jr. once famously said, The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards what? JUSTICE Meaning being resentful, the phrase having a chip on your shoulder is said to derive from dockworkers carrying chips of what? WOOD Meaning to obstruct, the verb stymie derives from an outdated rule about blocking an opponent s ball in what game? GOLF Measuring over 9000 miles in length, what country s Highway 1 forms a complete loo p along its borders? AUSTRALIA Melanite is a deep-black variety of what gemstone? GARNET Melissa McCarthy has revealed that she based her Oscar-nominated role in Bridesma ids on what male celebrity? GUY FIERI Mexico shares its southern border with Guatemala and what other country? BELIZE Misinterpreted by Charles Manson, the Beatles song Helter Skelter alludes to what childhood amusement? SLIDE More common than First or Main, what is the most popular street name in the U.S.? SECOND Most famous for his 1955 novel Lolita, author Vladimir Nabokov was also an expert in the study of what? BUTTERFLIES Most scholars agree Columbus first landed in the New World on coastline now part of what country? BAHAMAS Ms. magazine debuted in July of 1972 with what woman on its cover? WONDER W OMAN Muenster is a semisoft cheese that is named after a city in what European countr y? FRANCE Murdered in 1985,zoologist Dian Fossey was buried with more than a dozen of her gorillas in what country? RWANDA Named after her father, what best-selling author was born with the unusual name Howard Allen O Brien? ANNE RICE Named after his band s 1998 song, what musician launched a brand of wine called The Dreaming Tree in 2011? DAVE MATTHEWS Named for a Greek word meaning not intoxicating, what gem was once thought to prev ent drunkenness? AMETHYST Named for an English stable owner, which of these phrases refers to a so-called c hoice of just one option? HOBSON S CHOICE Named for its resemblence to Germany s Wilhelm II, the Emperor Tamarin monkey is n oted for having what? A VERY LARGE MUSTACHE Neander Valley,where original Neanderthal man remains were found,is located in w hat country? GERMANY New Zealand is named after a province in what nation? THE NETHERLANDS New Zealand is named after a province in what nation? THE NETHERLANDS Nine years before the Oscars did it,the Emmys became the first major awards show to be broadcast in color in what year? 1957 *CORRECT* Nominated five times, which of these Hollywood legends never won an Oscar for Be st Director? ALFRED HITCHCOCK Not factoring in inflation,the USDA estimates that a child born in 2010 costs ab out how much to raise to the age of 17? $225,000 *CORRECT* Not including any won in London in 2012,how many Olympic medals has Team U.S.A. won overall? 2,550 *CORRECT* Now a museum,the Memphis motel where Martin Luther King,Jr. was assassinated has what name? LORRAINE MOTEL Now referring to a tactic used to delay legislation,the word filibuster originally

referred to what outlaws? PIRATES Now used to mean gossip, scuttlebutt was originally a nautical term referring to wha t ship term? CASK OF WATER Now used to refer to a snooty person, the word snob originally referred to a perso n with what job? SHOEMAKER Numbers preceded by the letter K are used to identify the over 600 works by what c omposer? MOZART Of the following wildly successful businessmen,which is the only one that is not dyslexic? WARREN BUFFETT Of the planets in our solar system, where does Earth rank in terms of size? FIFTH-LARGEST Of these classic literary works,which is the only one completed by its author be fore his death? THE DIVINE COMEDY Of these elements,which is the only one not combined with gold to make white gold wedding rings? LITHIUM Of these famous children s book authors, who was the only one to have had children ? ROALD DAHL Officially a category in 2003,the first Emmy award for Outstanding Reality-Compet ition was presented to what TV series? THE AMAZING RACE Often compared to the Champs-Elysees,what city has a prominent avenue called The Ku Damm ? BERLIN Often played at the end of a wedding ceremony,Mendelssohn s Wedding March was compos ed for what Shakespeare play? A MIDSUMMER NIGHT S DREAM Often referenced in rap songs, what alcoholic beverage was originally created in 1876 for Czar Alexander II? CRISTAL Often standing up to lions and leopards,what mammal holds the Guinness title as W orld s Most Fearless Animal ? HONEY BADGER Often taken to mean good luck, the Hebrew phrase mazel tov can be literally translat ed as good what? CONSTELLATION On a memorable 2011 Jersey Shore episode,which cast member inexplicably slammed hi s head into a concrete wall? MIKE THE SITUATION SORRENTINO On Amelia Earhart s historic 1932 solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean, she lande d in what country? IRELAND On Amelia Earhart s historic 1932 solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean,she landed in what country? IRELAND On an episode of Night Court, it is revealed that Bull s IQ,which looks the same tur ned upside down,is what? 181 *CORRECT* On average,each member of the U.S. House of Representatives represents how many people? 700,000 *CORRECT* On his father s side,Barack Obama is a descendant of which of these African ethnic groups? LUO *CORRECT* On its fateful night,what precursor to SOS did the Titanic use when it first signa led on its radio for help? CQD *CORRECT* On July 12, 2000, Russia launched a rocket into space bearing the corporate logo of what company PIZZA HUT On July 12,2000,Russia launched a rocket into space bearing the corporate logo o f what company? PIZZA HUT On July 4,2009,Joey Chestnut set a new world record when he consumed how many ho t dogs and buns in 10 minutes? 68 *CORRECT* On June 9, 1790, the first ever U.S. copyright was issued for a book about what? SPELLING On October 1,1962,who introduced Johnny Carson as the new host of The Tonight Sho w ? GROUCHO MARX On Sesame Street, the feathers on the big bird costume, excluding the tail, are from what bird? TURKEY On the California coast,what kind of fish is known for coming ashore and laying its eggs on the beach? GRUNION On the classic cartoon series Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? what is Shaggy s real name? NORVILLE ROGERS On the classic sitcom Gilligan s Island, what character s full name is never revealed

on the show? GILLIGAN On the human body,a second toe that is longer than the big toe is a harmless con dition known as what? MORTON S TOE On the human hand, which of these fingernails typically grows the fastest? THE MIDDLE FINGER NAIL On the list of modern wedding anniversary gifts,what is given instead of the tra ditional first-year gift of paper? CLOCKS On the official Olympic flag,the two rings that are farthest to the right are wh at two colors? RED AND GREEN On the series finale of The Golden Girls, Dorothy becomes Mrs. Lucas Hollingsworth b y marrying Blanche s what? UNCLE On the TV series Gilligan s Island, what is Mrs. Lovey Howell s first name? EUNICE On Friends, Chandler s subscription to what magazine has the misspelled label Miss Ch anandler Bong ? TV GUIDE On Gilligan s Island, it is revealed that Ginger Grant was set to star in what play before being shipwrecked on the island? A PYRAMID FOR TWO Once included in its country s name,the word Soviet actually means what in Russian? COUNCIL Once used by Native Americans as a form of currency,wampum was made from what? POLISHED SHELLS One of the world s most famous gems, the Hope Diamond is cut into what classic sha pe? CUSHION Only two men are said to have run unopposed for U.S. president:George Washington and whom? JAMES MONROE Opus Dei, the controversial Roman Catholic organization, was founded in 1928 in what country? SPAIN Originally called Cadabra, what country changed its name after someone misheard it as cadaver? AMAZON.COM Originally named Farrokh Bulsara,Queen singer Freddie Mercury was born in what e xotic location? ZANZIBAR Originally reading Hollywoodland, the Hollywood sign was built as a giant advertisem ent for a what? HOUSING DEVELOPMENT Patzer is slang for someone who is bad at playing what? CHESS Pee-wee Herman came up with his stage name after spying the words Pee-wee written on a small what? HARMONICA People who have a marked physical reaction to beautiful art are said to suffer f rom what syndrome? STENDHAL SYNDROME Perhaps because he only ever won one competitive Oscar,whose statuette sold at a 2011 auction for almost a million dollars? ORSON WELLES Played at Wimbledon in 2010, the longest match in tennis history lasted how long ? 11 HOURS, 5 MIN Poison ivy belongs to a diverse botanical family that also includes the cashew a nd what tropical fruit? MANGO Popular at weddings and beyond,the Big Three varietals of the U.S. wine industry i nclude all but which of the following? WHITE ZINFANDEL Popular on holiday playlists,what CCR song contains the line I can remember the F ourth of July ? BORN ON THE BAYOU Popular with gourmet chefs, Jerusalem artichokes are not artichokes, but a speci es of what? SUNFLOWER Popularized by Malcolm Gladwell, Dunbar s number suggests people can have,at most,abo ut how many friends? 150 *CORRECT* Premiering in 2011, the NBC comedy Up All Night shares its name with a single rele ased by what band in 2011? BLINK-182 Prior to stardom,what actress worked as a funeral home cosmetician to make ends meet? WHOOPI GOLDBERG Prized for their distinctive flavor, vanilla beans are the fruit of a rare type of what flower? ORCHIDS Produced by Thomas Edison, the earliest surviving copyrighted movie depicts a ma n doing what? SNEEZING Prosopagnosia is an unusual neurological impairment that renders a person unable

to do what? RECOGNIZE FACES Published in 1936,the first issue of Life magazine had a Margaret Bourke-White p hoto of a what on its cover? DAM Queen Victoria s 1840 wedding is credited with popularizing what tradition? WHITE BRIDAL GOWN Quite the opposite of a tropical paradise,which of these U.S. states is home to a city named Kokomo? INDIANA Real-life serial killer Ed Gein is said to have at least partially inspired all but which of these horror films? FRIDAY THE 13TH Refusing the Secret Service,what First Lady was given her own gun and later wrot e, I carried it religiously ? ELEANOR ROOSEVELT Registered in 1870, which of these advertising icons is the oldest U.S. food tra demark still in use today? UNDERWOOD DEVIL Rejected for financing reasons,a 1937 Congressional bill proposed adding what wo man to Mount Rushmore? SUSAN B.ANTHONY Resigning over his country s debt crisis in 2011,former Prime Minister of Greece G eorge Papandreou was born in what U.S. state? MINNESOTA Retail giant Richard Sears began his career in 1886 when he started a company th at sold what? WATCHES Retired broadcaster Elwood Edwards is the voice for what famous recorded phrase? YOU VE GOT MAIL Richard Nixon helped finance his first Congressional campaign in 1946 with money he made doing what? PLAYING-HIGH-STAKES POKER Ron Wayne, who would be a billionaire today had he not sold his 10% stake for $8 00 back in 1976, co-founded what company? APPLE Ronald Reagan once claimed that he was given the nickname Dutch in his childhood d ue to what? DUTCH BOY HAIRCUT Ronald Reagan was famous for his love of Jelly Belly jelly beans, with what flav or being his favorite? LICORICE Roughly how far apart are Tora Bora and Bora Bora? 9690 MILES *CORRECT* Said by Elizabeth Taylor in an Oscar-winning performance, What a dump! is original ly a line from what Bette Davis film? BEYOND THE FOREST Santa Domingo and Port a Prince, the capitals of two separate countries, are loc ated on what island? HISPANIOLA Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back was first advertised in the 1870s by what company? MONTGOMERY WARD Seen at the fanciest of weddings,the type of service where waiters serve each gu est from a platter is called what? RUSSIAN SERVICE Selling 5 million copies in just two days,what Ernest Hemingway work was first p ublished in Life magazine? THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA Sent by Samuel Morse in 1844,the first public telegram in America had what messa ge? WHAT HATH GOD WROUGHT! Serving as a messenger during the Revolutionary War,who was the only U.S. presid ent to be held as a prisoner of war? ANDREW JACKSON Sesame Street s Bert and Ernie happen to share their names with a cop and a cabdri ver from what classic film? IT S A WONDERFUL LIFE Setting a record he would hold for the next 36 years,swimmer Mark Spitz won seve n gold medals at which Olympic Games? MUNICH Shakespeare s play Henry IV, Part I is credited with introducing what food term into the English language? SKIM MILK Shirley Dinsdale,the first person to ever receive an Emmy Award,was what kind of entertainer? VENTRILOQUIST Short for Club Mediterranee, Club Med opened its first vacation village in 1950 on what island? MARJORCA Shot in 1962,Marilyn Monroe s last film before her death was an unfinished screwba ll comedy with Dean Martin called what? SOMETHING S GOT TO GIVE Signing off in January 2010,Conan O Brien walked away from The Tonight Show after ho sting how many episodes? 145 *CORRECT* Since 1962,jousting has been the official sport of what U.S. state? MARYLAND Since 1978, Yankee Doodle has been the official has been the official song of what

U.S. state? Connecticut Since 2008,what author of The Lottery has lent her name to annual awards for horro r and suspense writing? SHIRLEY JACKSON Since winning a hotly contested election in 2006,Felipe Calderon has been presid ent of what country? MEXICO Site of a historic battle,the Alamo Mission gets its name from a Spanish word fo r a type of what? TREE Sitting just across a river from each other,what two cities jointly celebrate Ca nada Day and the Fourth of July with a huge fireworks display? DETROIT AND WIND SOR Slightly shorter than its current length,the first modern Olympic marathon in 18 96 was roughly how many meters long? 40,000 *CORRECT* So named because it was once believed to cure kidney stones, nephrite is a miner al also known as what? JADE Somewhat paradoxically,the Olympic archery command that tells the archer to stop shooting is what? FAST Spotted by Woody Allen and Diane Keaton in Central Park,who makes an uncredited cameo in the 1977 film Annie Hall ? TRUMAN CAPOTE Starring Art Carney as a police chief who uses his best friend to help him solve crime,a short-lived 1977 series had what name? LANIGAN S RABBI Starring Sarah Michelle Gellar,the teen flick Cruel Intentions is based on the sam e novel as what more grown-up film? DANGEROUS LIASONS Strawberry Field,a favorite childhood hangout of John Lennon s,was what kind of es tablishment? ORPHANAGE Stretching from Georgia to Maine,the Appalachian Trail does not pass through whi ch of these states? SOUTH CAROLINA Suriphobia,which has nothing to do with the daughter of Tom Cruise and Katie Hol mes,is the fear of what? MICE Suspicious of increasing federal power,what was the only state to boycott the 17 87 Constitutional Convention? RHODE ISLAND Thanks to an incredible come-from-behind sprint in 1964,Billy Mills is the only American gold medal winner of what Olympic event? 10,000 METERS *CORRECT* Thanks to its surging high-tech sector, what city did Forbes rank as America s Most Wired in 2010? RALEIGH, NC Thanks to one rower and one archer,what U.S. state is sending the most Olympic a thletes per capita to London in 2012? WYOMING The $1,000 bill,which the U.S. stopped circulating in 1969,features a portrait o f what president? GROVER CLEVELAND The 1477 union of Archduke Maximilian of Austria and Mary of Burgundy allegedly begat what tradition? DIAMOND ENGAGEMENT RING The 1909 short Mr.Flip is believed to include the first instance of what comedy ga g captured on film? PIE IN THE FACE The 1975 TV pilot for The Muppet Show featured what somewhat shocking subtitle? SEX AND VIOLENCE The 2000 film The Legend of Bagger Vance is a retelling of what religion s ancient s cripture? HINDUISM The acclaimed 1976 satirical film Network centers on what fictional network? UBS *CORRECT* The alligator is naturally found in the United States and what other country? CHINA The American Heart Association says the average adult heart pumps about how much blood each day? 2000 GALLONS *CORRECT* The aptly titled Bugs Bunny cartoon Rabbit of Seville features music from a famous opera by what composer? ROSSINI The Barcalounger company says that what American workplace perk began at their c ompany in 1902? COFFEE BREAKS The bikini takes its name from the Bikini Atoll, a coral formation located in wh at Pacific Island group? MARSHALL ISLANDS The British royal family often forgoes surnames, but Prince William uses what la st name in the military? WALES

The Cabinet member who is last in the presidential line of succession is the Sec retary of what? HOMELAND SECURITY The Canadian national flag features a stylized red maple leaf that has how many points? 11 The Census 2010 questionnaire was available in all but which of these languages? FRENCH The children s modeling clay Play-Doh was originally invented in 1933 for use as a what? WALLPAPER CLEANER The chimes in London s Big Ben clock tower play a tune from a famous work by what composer? HANDEL The classic tales The Lord of The Rings and Lord of the Flies both feature a main ch aracter with what first name? SAM The coffee tree is believe to have originated in the Kaffa region of what presen t-day country? ETHIOPIA The Dalai Lama s followers often refer to him as Kundun, a Tibetan word meaning what ? THE PRESENCE The Darien Gap,the only break in the highway system that runs from Alaska to Chi le,lies between what two countries? PANAMA AND COLOMBIA The disputed academic theory of Oxfordianism holds that Edward de Vere actually wr ote what famous author s works? WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE The dramatic 1967 series finale of The Fugitive culminates with Dr.Kimble fighting the one-armed man in what loaction? AMUSEMENT PARK The Earth is approximately how many miles from the Sun? 93 MILLION The events described in the classic novel Catcher in the Rye take place over how m any days? 3 *CORRECT* The expression red-letter day derives from an old custom of using red ink on calen dars to indicate what? RELIGIOUS HOLIDAYS The familiar song known as Here Comes The Bride comes from the opera Lohengrin, in w hich it plays for a bride named what? ELSA The famous 4-note opening to Beethoven s Fifth Symphony consists of three quick G notes followed by a long what? E FLAT The famously haunting score of the film Jaws opens with what ominously repeating f irst two notes? E AND F *CORRECT* The fictional Columbian town of Macondo is the setting of which of these classic novels? ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SOLITUDE The fictional hero of The Scarlet Pimpernel uses as his emblem a scarlet pimpernel ,which is a type of what? FLOWER The finale of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air features characters from which of these sitcoms as potential buyers of the Banks s home? DIFF RENT STROKES The first amputee track athlete to compete in the Olympics,Oscar Blade Runner Pist orius hails from what country? SOUTH AFRICA The first athlete to grace the front of a Wheaties box, Bob Richards was a gold medalist in what Olympic event? POLE VAULT The first ever video posted on YouTube featured its co-founder,Jawed Karim stand ing in front of what? ELEPHANTS AT THE ZOO The first LEGOLAND theme park opened in 1968 in what country? DENMARK The first McDonald s Happy Meal to feature a movie tie-in promoted what popular fi lm? STAR TREK The first member of the British Royal Family to compete in the Olympics,in 1976 Princess Anne placed 24th in what sport? EQUESTRIAN The first thirteen games of the ancient Olympics featured what sole event? FOOTRACE The first X-ray photograph taken of the human body was an image of the hand of w hat scientist s wife? WILHEM ROENTGEN The first X-ray photograph taken of the human body was an image of the hand of w hat scientist s wife? WILHELM ROENTGEN The Fort McHenry flag that inspired the composition of The Star-Spangled Banner ha d how many stars? 15 *CORRECT* The Henry Ford Museum displays a test tube that allegedly holds what odd memento of Ford s hero,Thomas Edison? HIS BREATH

The highest point on earth, Mt Everest s peak lies approximately how many feet abo ve sea level? 5.5 (CORRECT) The hopeful song America in the Broadway musical West Side Story contains all but wh ich of these lines? LIVING A DREAM IN AMERICA The host of the Oscars who made a comment about someone streaking was? DAVID NI VEN The humorous Godwin s Law theory says that if an online discussion gets long enough, what figure will inevitably be mentioned? HITLER The inscription Pass and Stow, appears on which of these US landmarks? LIBERTY BELL The International Olympic Committee is headquartered in what European city? LAUSANNE,SWITZERLAND The intro to the second episode of The Simpsons contains the first chalkboard gag, w ith Bart writing I will not what? WASTE CHALK The late rapper Tupac Shukar was named after Tupac Amaru II, an 18th century rev olutionary in what country? PERU The Leaning Tower of Pisa leans in what direction? SOUTH The longest place name in the U.S., Chargoggagoggoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungam augg is a lake located in what state? MASSACHUSETTS The majority of what planet s twenty-seven moons are named after Shakespearean cha racters? URANUS The mascot of Columbian coffee growers, and icon Juan Valdez is flanked by a tru sty mule named what? CONCHITA The melody for the wedding song known as Here Comes The Bride is from what Wagner opera? LOHENGRIN The most famous gunfight of the American Old West,the gunfight at the O.K. Corra l lasted about how long? 30 SECONDS The movie Sideways ends with Paul Giamatti s character finally uncorking his prized possession,a bottle of what wine? 1961 CHEVAL BLANC The name of a type of Asian dumpling, won ton is Chinese for what two words? CLOUD,SWALLOW The name of the Arab television network Jazeera literally means what? THE ISLA ND The narrator of which of these movies never actually appears as a character in t he film? THE ROYAL TANNENBAUMS The oldest living Oscar winner is 102-year-old Luise Rainer,who won her first st atuette in 1937 for what movie? THE GREAT ZIEGFELD The only item that William Shakespeare left his wife Anne in his will was his sec ond-best what? BED The only person named Oscar ever to win an Oscar won in both 1942 and 1946 in what category? BEST SONG The only person named Oscar ever to win an Oscar won in both 1942 and 1946 in what category? BEST SONG The only woman ever to be awarded the Medal of Honor received it for her service in what war? U.S. CIVIL WAR The original Declaration of Independence is housed in a sealed case filled with what inert gas? ARGON The Oscar-winning animated film Wall-E prominently features footage of what Oscarnominated movie musical? HELLO,DOLLY! The part of the United States flag that is a blue field with white stars is know n as which of the following? UNION The person often credited with firing the first shot for the North in the Civil War was also credited with doing what? INVENTING BASEBALL The Philippines is an archipelago that is comprised of approximately how many in dividual islands? 7,100 *CORRECT* The Philippines is an archipelago that is comprised of approximately how many in dividual islands? 7,100 *CORRECT* The phrase eating humble pie originally referred to a dish made from the innards o f what animal? DEER The phrase the real McCoy is thought to come from the real Mackay, which in Scotland

has long referred to a type of what? WHISKEY The planet Venus is surrounded by a thick layer of clouds composed of what conce ntrated substance? SULFURIC ACID The popular surfing expression Cowabunga originated on which of these TV shows? THE HOWDY DOODY SHOW The potent drink absinthe was once believed to have hallucinatory effects becaus e it is made from what? WORMWOOD The prehistoric archaeopteryx is believed by many scientists to be an early spec imen of which of these animal types? BIRDS The prop mask that the killer wears in the 1978 film Halloween is a painted mask o f what TV character? CAPTAIN KIRK The rarely heard second verse of The Star-Spangled Banner begins what with phrase? ON THE SHORE,DIMLY SEEN The real-life St. Nicholas is known to have been a bishop in a region that is no t part of what country? TURKEY The Rolling Stones classic tongue logo first appeared on the label of what album? STICKY FINGERS The runaway winner of the Associated Press 2011 Female Athlete of the Year award ,Abby Wambach is a what? SOCCER PLAYER The sandwich is said to have been invented by John Montagu, the 4th Earl of Sand wich, so he could eat while doing what? GAMBLING The saying Don t give up the ship comes from the last words of Captain James Lawrenc e, in what war? WAR OF 1812 The Sazerac,a mix of rye whiskey,bitters and absinthe,is the official cocktail o f what U.S. city? NEW ORLEANS The series finale of the original Beverly Hills,90210? ends with the gang boogyin g down to what song at Donna and David s wedding? CELEBRATION The sheer netting used in most bridal veils,the fabric called tulle is named for what? A TOWN IN FRANCE The son of a jazz promoter,Billy Crystal was taken to his first movie by what le gendary singer? BILLIE HOLIDAY The Sony Walkman was originally marketed in the U.S. under what name? SOUNDABO UT The Statue of Freedom,which sits atop the U.S. Capitol Building dome,depicts wha t? WOMAN WEARING A HELMET The subject of Richard Wagner s famous composition Ride of the Valkyries, a Valkyry is a what? NORSE HANDMAIDEN The symbol for a popular Japanese beer, the kirin closely resembles what mythica l creature? UNICORN The term slush fund was originally used by sailors to refer to the side money they made selling what? ANIMAL FAT The Tesla Roadster,the world s first electric sports car,is named for Nikola Tesla ,the inventor of the what? ALTERNATING CURRENT MOTOR The theme song for a popular 70s sitcom lists all but which of these historical w omen,noting And then there s Maude ? CATHERINE THE GREAT The title of the 2009 film Drive Angry 3D is taken from Don t Drive Angry!, a line Bil l Murray says in what movie? GROUNDHOG DAY The title of the Academy Award-winning song from Slumdog Millionaire, Jai Ho roughly means what in Hindi? LET THERE BE VICTORY The top four most-watched sitcom finales of all time include all but which of th e following? THE COSBY SHOW The tradition of the torch relay,which starts in Greece and ends in the host cit y,debuted at what Olympic Games? 1936 BERLIN The U.S. icon Uncle Sam was based on Samuel Wilson, who, during the War of 1812, w as a what? MEAT INSPECTOR The voyager space proves traveling to interstellar space bear notes to exterrest rials from what U.S. president? JIMMY CARTER The well-known phrase a clear and present danger was coined in 1919 by which of th e following? SUPREME COURT JUSTICE The word boycott comes from the name of Charles C. Boycott,who was ostracized in 1

880 for not doing what? REDUCING RENTS The word bride is thought to derive from the ancient European verb root bru-, which means what? TO COOK The word plagiarism comes from the Latin word plagiarius, meaning what? KIDNAPPE R The word school is derived from a Greek word that had what original meaning? LEISURE The word tabloid was originally trademarked in 1884 as the brand name for a new ty pe of what? PILL The world s first nuclear reactor was built in 1942 in what unusual location on th e Universirty of Chicago campus? SQUASH COURT The year after she won an Emmy, who withdrew from the Emmys,saying her material di d not warrant another nomination? KATHERINE HEIGL The youngest actor ever nominated for an Oscar was 8-year-old Justin Henry,who p layed the kid in what movie? KRAMER VS.KRAMER The 90s hit Macarena tells the story of a woman who cheats on her boyfriend,a man w ith what name? VITORINO The Pepperidge in the name of the Pepperidge farm brand of baked goods refers to a what? TYPE OF TREE The Pua alohalo is Hawaii s official state what? FLOWER Thomas Jefferson is credited with inventing all but which of the following? LAZY SUSAN Though based in New York for decades,fashion icon Oscar de la Renta originally h ails from what country? DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Though born in the U.S.,which of these film directors is an English Baron? CHRISTOPHER GUEST Though decades out of fashion,what 19-century president wore a powdered wig,knee breeches and a tricorner hat? JAMES MONROE Though he does not drink coffee,what musician and Seattle native hit it big by i nvesting in Starbucks in the 1980s? KENNY G Though he famously sang on 4th of July in nearby Ashbury Park,Bruce Springsteen was born in what Jersey Shore town? LONG BRANCH Though he still became a rock icon,what guitarist once lost half of his middle f inger in a wood-chopping accident? JERRY GARCIA Though he would grow up to win an Oscar,as a kid what actor had Ball s Palsy,a con dition that partially paralyzes the face? GEORGE CLOONEY Though her 2008 wedding was private,Beyonce s 2011 video for I Was Here revealed foo tage of what special moment? HER TRYING ON HER WEDDING DRESS Though his real name is Riley B. King, the initials in guitarist B.B. King s stage name stand for what? BLUE BOYS Though it has since expired,in 1977 a patent was successfully obtained for which of these hairstyles? COMBOVER Though it was never spoken,the badge of TV detective Columbo revealed his first na me to be what? FRANK Though it s incredibly competitive today,what Olympic sport was invented in 1895 a s a casual game for older people? VOLLEYBALL Though it s nothing to laugh at,a running gag involving misdiagnoses on House spawne d what catchphrase? IT S NEVER LUPUS Though it s now known as The Thinker, sculptor Auguste Rodin once gave his iconic st atue what title? THE POET Though long associated with New York,the legendary Yankees has its origins in wh at other Eastern city? BALTIMORE Though most ancient Olympians ate a variety of foods,the sprinting champion Char mis espoused a diet of only what? DRIED FIGS Though most famous for other endeavors, which businessman is known for inventing the charcoal briquette? HENRY FORD Though most trees have a layer of cork bark, most of the world s supply of cork co mes from what? OAK Though most trees have a layer of cork bark,most of the world s supply of cork com es from a species of what? OAK

Though not smelling as nice,onions are commonly classified in the same family as what flower? LILY Though not smelling as nice,onions are commonly classified in the same family as what flower? LILY Though not toxic in reasonable amounts, which of these foods contains the radioa ctive element radium? BRAZIL NUT Though now mostly void of big-name businesses, London s Fleet Street is short for what industry? NEWSPAPER Though set at a fictional school,the 1978 comedy Animal House is based on a real f rat at what college? DARTMOUTH Though she didn t qualify for Sydney,actress Geena Davis competed for a spot on wh at U.S. Olympic team in 1999? ARCHERY Though she rarely left her house,which of these poets loved baking,and often sen t cakes to her neighbors? EMILY DICKINSON Though she would later don countless outfits, the first Barbie doll, sold in 195 9, was wearing what? ZEBRA STRIPED SWIMSUIT Though the field has few PhDs,pogonology is the study of what? BEARDS Though the logo is blurred out on television,since the 70s 60 Minutes has featured what brand of stopwatch? ARISTO Though the scene didn t end up in the final cut,what Oscar-nominated film original ly ended with an enormous pie fight? DR. STRANGELOVE Though the statue depicts a woman with wings,the Emmy derives its name from Immy, a nickname for an early what? TV CAMERA TUBE Though they all have birth in 2011, which of these actresses new babies arrived e arliest in the year? PEN_LOPE CRUZ Though they ve all been in more than one,which of these actors has appeared in the most Spike Lee films? JOHN TURTURRO Though Tom Cruise s camp says it is Hebrew for princess, Suri also means what in Japan ese? PICKPOCKET Though treasured today,what famous painting was once cut into to enlarge a doorw ay? THE LAST SUPPER Though usually translated as Seize The Day, Latin scholars will point out that Carp e Diem literally means what? PLUCK THE DAY Thought to be the predecessor to pole vaulting, fierljeppen, or ditch-vaulting, is a sport native to what country? THE NETHERLANDS Thought to be the source of a classic joke, Knock, knock, knock! Who s there ? is a li ne from what Shakespeare play? Macbeth To a physicist, a quark is a subatomic particle, but to a chef, a quark is a wha t? SOFT CHEESE To a winemaker,a bung is a what? CORK To calm himself before his dives,Olympic gold medalist Greg Louganis often told himself, No matter how I do, what? MY MOTHER WILL STILL LOVE ME To Chief Brody s dismay in Jaws, the decision to not close Amity s beaches for July 4t h is made by the mayor named what? VAUGHN To complete the Ironman Triathlon,one must swim,bike and run about how many mile s in total? 140 *CORRECT* To create a fireworks display that was red,white and blue,you would likely use a ll but which of these chemical elements? BARIUM To end the Cuban missile crisis,the U.S. agreed to remove its nuclear missiles f rom what country? TURKEY To maximize his time, what famous thinker allegedly only took short naps through out each 24-hour period? LEONARDO DA VINCI To perform composer John Cage s 1952 piece 4' 33?,what must a pianist do? SIT QUIE TLY To the delight of singles everywhere,SpeedDating was invented in 1998 by an indi vidual with what profession? RABBI Traditionally hailed as the Pilgrims landing spot in 1620, Plymouth Rock is what type of rock? GRANITE Translating to Faster,Higher,Stronger, what is the official Latin motto of the Oly mpic Games? CITIUS,ALTIUS,FORTIUS

Traveling over 200,000 miles to nearly 40 nations, Secretary of State Hilary Cli nton visited all but which of these countries in 2011? ALGERIA Truman Capote s groundbreaking book In Cold Blood was first published in serial form in what magazine? THE NEW YORKER TV actor Richard Belzer has appeared as Detective John Munch on all but which of these shows? SCRUBS TV s The Simpsons is set in fictional Springfield,a sly reference to the locale of w hat 50s sitcom? FATHER KNOWS BEST Twenty-five times the size of the Bonneville Salt Flats, the Salar de Uyuni Salt Flats are located where? BOLIVIA Unbeknownst to most parkgoers, Club 33? is a hidden,super-exclusive restaurant loc ated in what part of Disneyland? NEW ORLEANS SQUARE Under President Ford, 34 year old Dick Cheney became the youngest man to hold wh at position? WHITE HOUSE CHIEF OF STAFF Unlike its source material, which of these 90s film adaptations features a happy ending? THE SCARLET LETTER Until switching over to vanilla in the 1940s,Hostess Twinkies had what flavor cr eam filling? BANANA Until they were also discovered in Brazil in the 1720s,most of the world s diamond s came from what country? INDIA Up until the 1952 games,all but which of the following were competitions in the Olympic Games? CUISINE Upon winning her Oscar for Best Song,who quipped, This is the only naked man that will ever be in my bedroom ? MELISSA ETHERIDGE Used to describe a carefree lifestyle, bohemian refers to an area in what modern d ay country? CZECH REPUBLIC Used to describe a particular type of government rule, junta is a Spanish word tha t literally means what? COMMITTEE Used to describe someone who is annoyingly virtuous, the phrase little two-goody shoes comes from a what? OLD CHILDREN S STORY Using data from a probe in outer space, NASA is able to calculate that our unive rse is precisely how old 13.7 billion years Usually considered to be the world s southernmost city,Ushuaia is located in what country? ARGENTINA Usually referred to by his first name,the Renaissance artist Michelangelo had wh at surname? BUONARROTI Viewed from above the sun s north pole,which of these planets is the only one to r otate clockwise? VENUS Visibly dehydrated,Michael Jordan s legendary flu game came against what 1997 NBA fi nals opponent? UTAH JAZZ Voiced by Candice Bergen,what is the name of HAL 9000's sibling computer featured in the movie 2010?? SAL 9000 *CORRECT* Warfarin,a popular blood thinner medication,was originally developed and is stil l used as a what? RAT POISON Well known to coin collectors,the Toven Specimen is an extremely rare example of what type of coin? PENNY What acclaimed TV drama holds the all-time record for most Emmy nominations in a single year with 27? NYPD BLUE What action star s 1970 spot for Mandom cologne started the trend of American celebr ities appearing in Japanese ads? CHARLES BRONSON What actress was discovered at a Canadian football game when her image appeared on the JumboTron? PAMELA ANDERSON What actress voice was used when developing the voice of E.T. the Extra-Terrestri al? DEBRA WINGER What age was Rosa Parks when she refused to give up her seat on the bus in 1955? 42 *CORRECT* What are the dimensions of Leonardo da Vinci s famous painting, Mona Lisa ? 30 TALL BY 21 WIDE What artist coined the word mobile to describe a type of moving sculpture populari zed in the 1930s? MARCEL DUCHAMP

What artist depicted his close friend s furniture in the 1888 painting Paul Gauguin s Armchair ? VINCENT VAN GOGH What artist is prominently mentioned in T.S. Eliot s poem The Love Song of J. Alfre d Prufrock ? MICHELANGELO What artist popularized the use of the elephant and donkey as symbols of our two main political parties? THOMAS NAST What author is credited with coining the phrase seeing pink elephants to refer to a drunk person? JACK LONDON What author, who ironically once wrote There are no second acts in American lives only lived to age 44? F. SCOTT FITGERALD What author s tombstone reads So we beat on,boats against the current,borne back ce aselessly into the past ? F. SCOTT FITZGERALD What automaker s name is a word that means modern in its home country? HYUNDAI What baseball player was the first to have his signature printed on a Louisville Slugger bat? HONUS WAGNER What beer s label features the phrase Anno 1366, referring to the year it was first allegedly brewed? STELLA ARTOIS What cast member of the 2011 film New Year s Eve also appears in its 2010 holiday-th emed forerunner Valentine s Day ? JESSICA BIEL What cast member of the 2011 film New Year s Eve also appears in it s 2010 holiday-the med forerunner Valentine s Day ? JESSICA BIEL What celebrity animal is buried near the Seine River in a French cemetery named Cimetire des Chiens? RIN TIN TIN What celestial object was named in 1930,by an eleven-year-old girl named Venetia Burney? PLUTO What Central American country was named by Columbus after the Spanish word for de pths ? HONDURAS What Central American country was named by Columbus after the Spanish word for de pths ? HONDURAS What classic baseball movie features a night game backlit by Fourth of July fire works? THE SANDLOT What classic film opens with the line, I believe in America ? THE GODFATHER What classic novel is based on the adventures of Alexander Selkirk,an early 18th -century Scottish sailor? ROBINSON CRUSOE What classic sitcom was the first in television history to display a toilet? LEAVE IT TO BEAVER What club did astronaut Alan Shepard use to make his famous golf shot on the moo n? SIX IRON What company was started in 1907 by two Seattle teenagers with a $100 loan and a bicycle? UPS (CORRECT) What company s stock has been a part of the Dow Jones Industrial Average the longe st? GENERAL ELECTRIC What country has the world s most vending machines per capita, about one for every 23 people? JAPAN What country trails only the U.S., the Soviet Union and Germany for all-time mos t Olympic medals? GREAT BRITAIN What country s capital city has a name that means capital in its native tongue? SOUTH KOREA What culture s mythology holds that all life was created during a period known as d reamtime ? ABORIGINE What did Charles Darwin once call the most peculiar and the most human of all exp ressions ? BLUSHING What disease is believed to have been responsible for up to half of all human de aths since the Stone Age? MALARIA What do the six flags historically stand for in the Six Flags amusement park cha in? GOVERNMENTS OF TEXAS What does an oniomaniac love to do? SHOP What does an oniomaniaic love to do? SHOP What does Diane Keaton say right before saying La dee dah ? OH WELL What does John Lennon actually say at the end of Strawberry Fields Forever that is

often misheard as I buried Paul ? CRANBERRY SAUCE What does the Russian name Sputnik mean in English? TRAVELING COMPANION What does the M stand for in RMS Titanic, the full name of the historic ship that sa nk in 1912? MAIL What Dr.Seuss book character was loosely based on Adolf Hitler? YERTLE THE TURTL E What Elvis Presley song was originally a hit for blues singer Willie Mae Big Mama Thornton in 1953? HOUND DOG What European capital s airport is named in honor of its famous resident, composer Frederick Chopin? WARSAW What European capital s airport is named in honor of its famous resident,composer Frederic Chopin? WARSAW What event inspired the world s first ticker-tape parade? STATUE OF LIBERTY DEDICA TION What explorer, who landed on the Australian coast in 1770, was the first to reco rd the word kangaroo ? JAMES COOK What extremely tall author once used the pen name John Lange, a German surnamed meaning long? MICHAEL CRICHTON What famous author was also an inventor who received three patents,including one for a device to replace suspenders? MARK TWAIN What famous landmark s name means Gate of Heavenly Peace ? TIANANMEN SQUARE What famous piece of classical music is memorably featured in the 1980 film Ordin ary People ? PACHEBEL s CANON What famous thinker is credited with inventing the cat flap, a small hole in a d oor pets use to enter and exit? ISAAC NEWTON What famous wit reputedly said on his deathbed, Either that wallpaper goes or I d o? OSCAR WILDE What famously quotable female head of state once told her foreign minister, Don t b e so humble you re not that great ? GOLDA MEIR What film actress is the daughter of two former porn stars,who reportedly met on the set of Deep Throat ? THORA BIRCH What film actress s death was reported on the front page of the debut issue of USA Today? GRACE KELLY What First Lady is said to haunt the White House s East Room,where she hangs her l aundry out to dry? ABIGAIL ADAMS What First Lady started the tradition of the president s wife making a guest appea rance on Sesame Street ? BARBARA BUSH What geological epoch are we currently living in? HOLOCENE What great thinker allegedly died from stuffing snow into a chicken for an exper iment on refrigeration? FRANCIS BACON What happens when unopened cans of Pepsi and Diet Pepsi are put in a tank of wat er at room temperature? PEPSI SINKS,DIET PEPSI FLOATS What happily married singer s 1989 wedding in Las Vegas is one of the few lasting celeb nupitals to take place there? JON BON JOVI What Hawaiian island was once called the Pineapple Island because the Dole company owned most of it? LANAI What historic item was accidentally discovered in 1940 by four teenage boys look ing for lost treasure? LASCAUX CAVE PAINTINGS What Hollywood legend s wry last words were, I should never have switched from scot ch to martinis ? HUMPHREY BOGART What Hollywood-leading man made his big-screen debut in the 1991 sci-fi comedy Cr itters 3?? LEONARDO DICAPRIO What is Bart Simpson s middle name? JO-JO *CORRECT* What is Dora the Explorer s last name? MARQUEZ What is Eyjafjallajokull? A VOLCANO IN ICELAND What is the actual line of dialogue in Casablanca that is often misquoted as Play it again, Sam ? PLAY IT, SAM. What is the first name of blues guitar legend B.B. King? RILEY What is the first name of the Star Trek character often referred to by Captain C ook as Mr. Sulu/ HIKARU

What is the International radio signal for an emergency not quite as severe as Ma yday ? PAN-PAN What is the last word of the Elizabeth Barrett Browning poem that begins, How do I love thee? Let me count the ways ? DEATH What is the last word of the Elizabeth Barrett Browning poem that begins, How do I love thee?Let me count the ways ? DEATH What is the name of the east coast peninsula that includes land from Virginia, D elaware, and Maryland? DELMARVA What is the name of the young boy in Ernest Hemingway s story The Old Man and the S ea ? MANOLIN What is the only Central American nation with English as its official language? BELIZE What is the only character in film that has won two different actors the Academy Award? VITO CORLEONE What is the only country in the world in which the head of state is a grand duke ? LUXEMBOURG What is the rough translation of buzkashi, the name of a popular sport in Afghanis tan? GOAT-GRABBING What is the subject of the proposed legislation in the Schoolhouse Rock cartoon I m Just a Bill ? SCHOOL BUS SAFETY What is the translation of Pravda, the name of the daily newspaper of the former S oviet Union? TRUTH What is the unlikely author of both the Texas Saw Chain Massacre and its 2003 rema ke? JOHN LARROQUETTE What island is often identified on maps by its local name,Kalaallit Nunaat? GREENLAND What Jazz legend once appeared on The Cosby Show playing Mr. Hampton,Vanessa s clari net teacher? DIZZY GILLESPIE What Jim Carrey movie features the Millionaire - inspired line Is that your final an swer ? BRUCE ALMIGHTY What legendary entertainer was buried with $1,008 so he d always have enough money to play cards? GEORGE BURNS What lesser-known Patrick Swayze film was the first movie to be released with a PG-13 rating? RED DAWN What line appeared on the reverse side of President Truman s The Buck Stops Here des k sign? I M FROM MISSOURI What lovey-dovey couple s Barbara Walters interview inspired the love song I don t wa nna miss a thing ? BARBARA STREISAND AND JAMES BROLIN What male star appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show 26 times,making him her most fre quent male celebrity guest? CHRIS ROCK What mammal has the shortest known gestation period, an average of just 12.5 day s? AMERICAN OPPOSUM What martial art s name literally means the gentle way ? JUDO What Middle Eastern country is composed of a series of islands located in the Pe rsian Gulf? BAHRAIN What movie icon s body was buried under six feet of concrete after it was stolen a nd recovered in 1978? CHARLIE CHAPLIN What novel was written after its author bet he could write a bigger bestseller t han Treasure Island ? KING SOLOMON S MINES What novelist s best-known protagonists include Elizabeth Bennet,Emma Woodhouse an d Elinor Dashwood? JANE AUSTEN What now-famous person served as the model for Diane Arbus iconic 1968 photo A Ver y Young Baby ? ANDERSON COOPER What Oscar-nominated actor made his big-screen debut as Duke the Dog-Faced Boy i n 1988's Big Top Pee-wee ? BENICIO DEL TORO What Oscar-winning director s first feature-length film was the 1981 low-budget ho rror flick Piranha 2:The Spawning ? JAMES CAMERON What Oscar-winning film features the line I believe God made me for a purpose,but he also made me fast ? CHARIOTS OF FIRE What Oscar-winning film s advance screening copies were labeled with the decoy tit

le Baby s Day Out 2?? TITANIC What patriotic state is home to the towns North Liberty,West Liberty,New Liberty and Libertyville? IOWA What philosopher is believed to have been a two-time Olympic champion in pankrat ion,a brutal mix of wrestling and boxing? PLATO What poet wrote the marriage advice, Whenever you re wrong,admit it; whenever you re right,shut up ? OGDEN NASH What poker hand is known as Dead Man s Hand? TWO ACES AND TWO EIGHTS What popular movie features a comical priest who declares Mawage is wot bwings us togeder today ? THE PRINCESS BRIDE What popular ski resort town was founded by the Union Pacific Railroad to boost winter ticket sales? SUN VALLEY,ID *CORRECT* What popular TV host once appeared on an episode of Star Trek:Enterprise as Alien T rader D Marr ? TOM BERGERON What popular women s magazine began in the 1930s as a menu leaflet handed out at A &P supermarkets? WOMAN S DAY What president allowed his daughter to use the White House for her high school s enior prom? GERALD FORD What president remarried his wife 3 years after their wedding because her first divorce wasn t finalized? ANDREW JACKSON What president was the first to use the Oval Office as his personal workspace, a nd also had the idea to make it oval? WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT What prolific author holds a 2010 Guinness record for Most Entries on The New Yor k Times Best-Seller List ? JAMES PATTERSON What real U.S. politician tells the Joker We re not intimidated by thugs, in the mov ie The Dark Knight ? PATRICK LEAHY What real-life European castle and tourist attraction is the inspiration for Dis neyland s Sleeping Beauty castle? NEUSCHWANSTEIN CASTLE What religious phrase dates back to 1896 when it was the subtitlle of a book by Kansas minister Charles M. Sheldon? WHAT WOULD JESUS DO? What scientist first determined that human sight results from images projected o nto the retina? JOHANNES KEPLER What Shakespeare play contains the famous line The course of true love never did run smooth ? A MIDSUMMER NIGHT S DREAM What singer pioneered personalized versions of the national anthem with this nontr aditional arrangement at the 1968 World Series? JOSE FELICIANO What sitcom comedienne sang the national anthem at Game 4 of the 2011 World Seri es? ZOOEY DESCHANEL What song s famous melody was written in 1893 by sisters Patty and Mildred Hill? HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU What state can boast that it has produced the most Miss America Pageant winners? TEXAS What state has voted for the winning candidate in 24 of the last 25 presidential elections? NEVADA What state is home to Northwest Angle,the only land in the lower 48 states that is north of the 49th parallel? MINNESOTA What team were the Yankees playing the night Lou Gehrig delivered his famous Luck iest Man speech? WASHINGTON SENATORS What tribute is inscribed on the back of the U.S. military s Purple Heart medal? FOR MILITARY MERIT What TV couple resided at 623 East 68th Street in New York City? LUCY AND RICKY RICARDO What two Brady Bunch characters got their own spinoff in which they got married an d moved in with each other s families? JAN & MARCIA What U.S. city was the first to host an Olympic Games? ST.LOUIS What U.S. President had the most children,fathering 15 kids over a period of 45 years? JOHN TYLER What U.S. president reportedly once hosted a seance in the White House to ask th e spirits for political advice? ABRAHAM LINCOLN What U.S. president was shot at twice at point-blank range,but survived because

both guns misfired? ANDREW JACKSON What U.S. president s farewell address famously warned Americans against the milita ry-industrial complex ? DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER What U.S. state s lottery,introduced in 1964,is the oldest state-run lottery still in existance? NEW HAMPSHIRE What U.S. state s name is believed to derive from a mythical paradise described in a 1510 Spanish novel? CALIFORNIA What video game character lent its name to a human gene that affects finger and toe placement? SONIC THE HEDGEHOG What was sprinter Usain Bolt s average speed when he set the 100 meter dash worldrecord time of 9.58 seconds? 23 MPH What was the first institution in the United States to be officially chartered a s a University? UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA What was the name of the first chimpanzee sent into space by NASA? HAM What was the occupation of Edward A. Murphy, Jr, the supposed namesake of Murphy s Law ? ENGINEER What weather term was coined in a 1939 dissertation by Antarctic explorer Paul S iple? WIND CHILL What well-known organization has the motto For the benefit of all ? NASA *CO RRECT* What words are on the official flag of the Salvation Army? BLOOD AND FIRE What world landmark features 56 pits called Aubrey Holes, which were once filled w ith cremated bones? STONEHENGE What would be the title of Thelma and Louise if the characters last names replaced their first names? DICKINSON AND SAWYER What writer coined the term atomic bomb approximately thirty years before its inve ntion? H.G. WELLS What year marked the first time the U.S. celebrated July 4th with an official di splay of fireworks? 1777 *CORRECT* What 40s screen siren was also an inventor,patenting a technology that would late r be used in modern cell phones? HEDY LAMARR When baking in high altitudes over 3,500 feet Pillsbury recommends all but which of these things? LOWERING OVEN TEMPERATURE When Big marries Carrie in Sex and The City, he whispers Ever thine,ever mine,ever ours, a line from whose famous love letter? BEETHOVEN When England adopted the new Gregorian calendar in 1752,people complained that t hey lost how many days? 11 *CORRECT* When filled to capacity,what college s football stadium becomes the third largest c ity in its state? UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA When founded in 1946,the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention focused on w hat disease? MALARIA When he stumbled onto the set,a real-life criminal on the run once surrendered t o actors dressed as cops on what TV show? HOMICIDE: LIFE ON THE STREET When introduced in 1932,the 3 Musketeers candy bar had three pieces: chocolate,v anilla and what? STRAWBERRY When it runs out of names for tropical storms, the World Meteorological Organiza tion uses what instead? GREEK ALPHABET When President Garfield was shot in 1881,who invented a type of metal detector t o try to find the bullet? ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL When the iPod turned ten years old in 2011,Apple had sold roughly how many of th em? 320 MILLION *CORRECT* When the Social Security Administration began tracking the most popular baby nam es in 1880, what two names topped the list? JOHN AND MARY When the Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre in 1911, which of these artists was questioned as a possible suspect? PABLO PICASSO When Tom Cruise jumped on her couch in 2005,a taken-aback Oprah uttered which of these phrases? YOU ARE GONE! Where are Fraunhofer lines? AROUND THE SUN Where did Paul McCartney and John Lennon first meet? IN A CHURCH Where would you likely find the warning Contains Phenylalanine ? CAN OF DIET SODA

Whereas a group of crows is known as a murder, what word is used to describe a gro up of ravens? UNKINDNESS Which 2011 comedy starred the White House s former associate director for the Offi ce of Public Engagement? A VERY HAROLD & KUMAR 3D CHRISTMAS Which animal is considered to be the most fearless? HONEY BADGER Which author is among the few to have topped both the NY Times Fiction and Non F iction Bestseller lists? DR.SEUSS Which author s first and only novel was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in fiction? HARPER LEE Which First Lady was a ninth-generation descendant of Pocahantas? EDITH WI LSON Which movie was reportedly so bad it inspired the Golden Raspberry Awards,which h onor Hollywood s worst films? XANADU Which of Bravo s Real Housewives claims she has accepted a marriage proposal a shock ing nineteen times? DANIELLE STAUB Which of Elizabeth Taylor s seven husbands was she married to the longest? RICHARD BURTON Which of the following is not one of the sixteen methods by which the U.S. Posta l Service delivers mail? BY SUBMARINE Which of the following is the name of an advanced mathematics problem,and not a 7 0s sci-fi movie? THE KATO CONJECTURE Which of the following men does not have a chemical element named for him? ISAAC NEWTON Which of the following was not one of the nine original Beanie Babies introduced in 1993? BOOTIES THE CAT Which of the following employees of The Office is the only one not to have received an Emmy nomination? JOHN KRASINSKI Which of the music on the epic 1982 album Thriller was recorded by members of what 80s group? TOTO Which of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World was built first? PYRAMIDS AT GIZA Which of these 80s movies never spawned an animated television series? CROCODIL E DUNDEE Which of these acclaimed filmmakers directed the video for Michael Jackson s 1987 single Bad ? MARTIN SCORSESE Which of these actors has appeared in films directed by Spike Lee and Ang Lee? RANDY QUAID Which of these actors has never portrayed Abraham Lincoln? KEVIN KLINE Which of these actors won an Oscar for a role in which he had a beard? ROBIN WI LLIAMS Which of these actresses is named after her birthplace,a small town in Minnesota ? WINONA RYDER Which of these adjectives is not one of the twelve featured in the Boy Scout Law ? CAREFUL Which of these ancient Greek philosophers first wrote about the lost civilizatio n of Atlantis? PLATO Which of these ancient Greek philosophers first wrote about the lost colony of A tlantis? PLATO Which of these animals is reportedly responsible for the most human deaths in Af rica? HIPPOPOTAMUS Which of these artists is notorious for singing through Auto-Tune pitch correcti on software? TPAIN Which of these Best Picture-winning films features an Oscar statuette as a prop in one of its scenes? THE GODFATHER Which of these brands of sweets is credited as being the first individually wrap ped penny candy ? TOOTSIE ROLLS Which of these cartoon characters is usually squinting? MR. MAGOO Which of these celebrities is not a twin? JESSICA ALBA Which of these cheeky lyrics is not in Spinal Tap s ode to the backside Big Bottom ? CAN I CALL YOU FANNY?

Which of these cities does not appear in the title of a film that won the Academ y Award for Best Picture? PHILADELPHIA Which of these cities is famous for its catacombs,underground tunnels used to ho use millions of skeletal remains? PARIS Which of these cities is listed in the correct chronological order in which they hosted the Summer Olympic Games? SEOUL,BARCELONA,ATLANTA Which of these cities is not mentioned in the lyrics to Lee Greenwood s patriotic song God Bless The USA ? PHOENIX Which of these classic literary characters were created by the same author? DR.JEKYLL & LONG JOHN SILVER Which of these classic novels had a first draft that was eaten by the author s dog in 1936? OF MICE AND MEN Which of these classic novels was first published when the author was only twent y years old? FRANKENSTEIN Which of these classic novels was published when the author was only 20 years ol d? FRANKENSTEIN Which of these classic toys had its official launch in 1978 at New York s famous d isco Studio 54? SIMON Which of these classic TV catchphrases was never actually uttered verbatim on th e show it s associated with? BEAM ME UP, SCOTTY! Which of these classic TV tough guy characters spoke both French and Vietnamese? THOMAS MAGNUM Which of these classic works of literature features the first known use of the w ord Satanic ? PARADISE LOST Which of these colorfully-titled 80s movies made the most money at the box office ? PURPLE RAIN Which of these comedians does not voice a smurf in the 2011 move The Smurfs ? ADAM SANDLER Which of these common automobile features was invented by a woman? WINDSHIE LD WIPER Which of these common foods was unknown in Europe prior to the discovery of the New World? POTATOES Which of these common Mexican food items was actually invented in California in the late 1940s? TORTILLA CHIPS Which of these countries has an element named after it? POLAND Which of these countries is not home to a Blue Zone, a region with an unusually hi gh number of centenarians? BRAZIL Which of these countries remained officially neutral during both WWI and WWII? SWEDEN Which of these countries people usually eat with fork and spoon, only using chops ticks for noodles? THAILAND Which of these creatures are featured in Salvador Dali s 1931 painting The Persiste nce of Memory ? ANTS Which of these devices needs to take into account Albert Einstein s theory of rela tivity to work properly? GPS RECEIVERS Which of these directors is credited in one of his own Oscar-nominated films as M an with Knife ? ROMAN POLANSKI Which of these dishes is named in honor of an Italian opera singer who was famou s in the early 1900s? TURKEY TETRAZZINI Which of these Disney cartoon characters debuted the earliest, alongside Mickey in Steamboat Willie ? MINNIE MOUSE Which of these does not complete a real title in the Chicken Soup series of inspir ational books? FOR THE SQUARE DANCER S SOUL Which of these European nations is bordered by exactly two other countries? THE NETHERLANDS Which of these exotic islands is known to locals as Rapa Nui? EASTER ISLAND Which of these familiar brands was named for its creator s favorite childhood song ? SWEET N LOW Which of these familiar movie quotes was not part of an Academy Award-winning pe rformance? YOU CAN T HANDLE THE TRUTH!

Which of these family TV sitcoms featured a married couple that was actually mar ried in real life? WEBSTER Which of these famous Americans was a founding member of the ACLU? HELEN KE LLER Which of these famous musical frontmen briefly attended the London School of Eco nomics? MICK JAGGER Which of these famous people was never married to his first cousin? SALVADOR DALI Which of these famous plays ends with a woman blowing out candles? A GLASS MANAGERIE Which of these famous structures was completed most recently? EIFFEL TOWER Which of these films is not a so-called Big Five film,a film that won Oscars in al l top five categories? ANNIE HALL Which of these food items was not featured in the first ever Swanson TV dinner? CHOCOLATE BROWNIE Which of these foreign greetings derives from a phrase meaning I am your slave ? CIAO Which of these foreign-language editions of Scrabble omits the letters J, K, W, X, and Y from its tiles? ITALIAN Which of these Founding Fathers signed both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution? BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Which of these founding fathers was known to be an occasional vegetarian? BENJAMIN FRANKLIN Which of these girls names has never appeared in the title of a film that won the Oscar for Best Picture? MARY Which of these government agencies is headquartered in Atlanta? CDC *CORRECT* Which of these great painters is commonly known by the name of his home town, no t by his birth name? CARAVAGGIO Which of these historic events happened the same year actress Betty White was bo rn? USSR WAS FORMED Which of these hit songs is a prime example of the late 80s musical genre called N ew Jack Swing ? MY PREROGATIVE Which of these iconic lines from 2001:A Space Odyssey appears in the novel,but not the film? OH MY GOD IT S FULL OF STARS! Which of these insects shorted out an early supercomputer,giving rise to the ter m computer bug ? MOTH Which of these inspirational events in American history took place on the Fourth of July? LOU GEHRIG S LUCKIEST MAN SPEECH Which of these international cities is not currently the capital of its country? BELIZE CITY Which of these is not a name given by astronomers to a geographical location of the Moon? OCEAN OF GLASS Which of these is not one of the many royal titles held by Prince Charles? DUKE OF EDINBURGH Which of these is the name of a bakery that has been an official Girl Scout cook ie producer since 1939? ABC BAKERS Which of these is the title of an unfinished Mark Twain novel, first published 5 9 years after his death? TOM SAWYER S CONSPIRACY Which of these is the title of two different movies one nominated for Best Picture in 1953 and the other in 2002? MOULIN ROUGE Which of these legendary actors is the only one to not appear in three different Best Picture Oscar-winning films? AL PACINO Which of these legendary actresses has lost the Best Actress Oscar a whopping 12 times? MERYL STREEP Which of these legendary baseball players had a dramatic end to his career,famou sly hitting a home run at his last at-bat? TED WILLIAMS Which of these locales is not mentioned in Martin Luther King Jr. s famous I Have A Dream speech? BLUE RIDGES OF NORTH CAROLINA Which of these long-running programs began as a radio show in 1945,making the ju mp to television two years later? MEET THE PRESS

Which of these materials is used by Tibetan Buddhhists to construct circular dia grams called mandalas? SAND Which of these medical conditions is also known as telangiectasia ? SPIDER V EINS Which of these men caused controversy as a fierce opponent of the United States e ntry into WWII? CHARLES LINDBERGH Which of these men was elected to the U.S. presidency despite losing the popular vote? BENJAMIN HARRISON Which of these minor characters from TV s Lost does not share his name with a promin ent philosopher? RICHARD MALKIN Which of these monarchs is the only one to have ruled England longer than than i ts current queen, Elizabeth II? VICTORIA Which of these movies was nominated for 11 Academy Awards,only to win none of th em? THE COLOR PURPLE Which of these names is not one of the aliases used by Vince Vaughn or Owen Wils on in the 2005 film Wedding Crashers ? JEBEDIAH CRUMP Which of these names never appeared on the infamous enemies list kept by Nixon s Whi te House counsel? WALTER MATTHEU Which of these nationality-related words has never appeared in the title of a fi lm that won the Oscar for Best Picture? GERMAN Which of these NBA stars is one of a select group of athletes to have lit the Ol ympic Cauldron? STEVE NASH Which of these novelty items makes use of a technological process called microen capsulation? SCRATCH AND SNIFF STICKER Which of these objects must weigh between 3 pounds,6 ounces and 3 pounds, 10 oun ces? AN OFFICIAL BOWLING PIN Which of these obscure words refers to the plastic or metal tip at the end of a shoelace? AGLET Which of these Olympians was not a member of the Magnificent Seven, the women s gymn astics team that won gold in 1996? CARLY PATTERSON Which of these Olympic events would most likely be performed by a toxophilite? ARCHERY Which of these Oscar-winning actresses won their statuette on their first nomina tion? CHARLIZE THERON Which of these Oscar-winning musicals stars a lead actress whose singing parts w ere largely dubbed? MY FAIR LADY Which of these phrases appears in both the Declaration of Independence and the G ettysburg Address? ALL MEN ARE CREATED EQUAL Which of these planets average orbital paths come closest to one another? VENUS AND EARTH Which of these plants is a well-known example of a living fossil, the last survivi ng species of its family? GINKGO BILOBA Which of these playthings is produced by combining boric acid and silicone oil? SILLY PUTTY Which of these popular games was an Olympic sport from 1900 to 1920? TUG OF W AR Which of these potent potables is not one of the 50 official flavors of Jelly Be lly jellybeans? IRISH COFFEE Which of these products is traditionally pink because its inventor only had pink dye on hand at the time of its creation? BUBBLE GUM Which of these products is traditionally pink because its inventor only had pink dye on hand at the time of its creation? BUBBLE GUM Which of these retailers is credited with inventing the quilted goose down jacke t after suffering a bout of hypothermia in 1936? EDDIE BAUER Which of these rooms in the White House is also oval-shaped,like the Oval Office ? DIPLOMATIC RECEPTION ROOM Which of these science fiction authors is credited with the invention of the wor d robotics ? ISAAC ASIMOV Which of these ships was not one of the three taken over by colonists during the Boston Tea Party? WILLIAM

Which of these South American capital cities is not located on a coast? BOGOTI Which of these states has never had a governor who later became a U.S. president ? ILLINOIS Which of these Stephen King novels features a villain who sometimes goes by the alias Bob Gray ? It Which of these TV newsmen interned for the CIA in college,causing some to allege that he is an active agent? ANDERSON COOPER Which of these was not one of the four original Kellogg s Pop-Tarts flavors? CHERRY Which of these women s engagement rings famously featured an enormous,2.8 carat gr een emerald? JACQUELINE KENNEDY Which of these words cannot be turned into its own opposite by replacing less with ful ? WIRELESS Which of these words meaning disaster is also the name of a straw-colored wine oft en used for chianti? FIASCO Which of these world cities occupy roughly the same latitude? WASHINGTON,D.C. & ATHENS Which of these good movies was good enough to win two Academy Awards? GOOD WIL L HUNTING Which one of these events happened in the 80s and not the 70s? SALLY RIDE GOES TO SPACE Which person is not one of the seven to have been granted honorary U.S. citizens hip by Congress? MAHATMA GANDHI Which piece of U.S. currency was the first to use the motto In God We Trust ? TWO-CENT COIN Which sitcom centers on a comedian that,by his own request,was never nominated f or an Emmy for his work on the series? THE COSBY SHOW While a larynx is the vocal organ of a human,a syrinx is the vocal organ of what animal? BIRD While about 90% of the atoms in the universe are hydrogen, the remaining 10% are mostly all what? HELIUM While Aretha Franklin sang at the inauguration,who performed at the Obamas first official state dinner? JENNIFER HUDSON While at the White House, what was George W. Bush s unusual writing implement of c hoice? SHARPIE While competiting in the Olympics,what NBA star one jumped over the head of a 7foot tall French player and dunked? VINCE CARTER While making his seminal film Citizen Kane, Orson Welles reportedly studied what o ther film over 40 times for tips? STAGECOACH While President,Bill Clinton sent only two official e-mails:one test message and one message to whom? JOHN GLENN While singing the title song in Singin In the Rain, Gene Kelly dances by all but wh ich of these establishments? LAUNDROMAT While still a teenager, which of these soft rocking crooners fought 22 fights as a welterweight boxer? BILLY JOEL While the first music video ever to air on MTV was by The Buggles,the second was by whom? PAT BENATAR While the winner of the Kentucky derby is draped in red roses, the Belmont stake s winner receives a garland of what? WHITE CARNATIONS While web was the American Dialect Society s Word of the 1990s, what was its Word of th e Twentieth Century ? JAZZ Whipped up by a chef running out of supplies,which of these all-American dishes was allegedly first served on July 4,1924? CAESAR SALAD Who beat out Jessica Tandy as the oldest winner of an Academy Award? GEORGE B URNS Who chaired the Senate Judiciary Committee during the 1991 Anita Hill-Clarence T homas hearings? JOSEPH BIDEN Who coined the word pandemonium as a name for the capital of Hell? JOHN MIL TON Who did artist Grant Wood use as the model for the farmer in his classic paintin

g American Gothic ? HIS DENTIST Who is Oscar Zoroaster Phadrig Isaac Norman Henkle Immanuel Ambrose Diggs? THE WIZARD OF OZ Who is the only astronaut known to have given himself communion on the surface o f the moon? Buzz Aldrin Who is the only character mentioned by name in the famous opening crawl at the s tart of the 1977 movie Star Wars ? PRINCESS LEIA Who is the only U.S. president to be born on the Fourth of July? CALVIN C OOLIDGE Who once endorsed an apple drink in Japan because his name sounds like the Japan ese word for apple ? RINGO STARR Who was the first Australian-born actor to win an Academy Award? GEOFFREY RUSH Who was the first married contestant to win American Idol ? KRIS ALLEN Who was the first U.S. president born a citizen of the newly independent United States of America? MARTIN VAN BUREN Who was the first U.S. president whose body was embalmed? ABRAHAM LINCOLN Who was the only U.S. president to get married at the White House? GROVER C LEVELAND Who was the only U.S. president to get married at the White House? GROVER C LEVELAND Who wrote of a person s right to life,liberty and estate years before Thomas Jeffers on tweaked the phrase in 1776? JOHN LOCKE Who wrote the 1865 book of poetry Drum-Taps, while a war correspondent for the New York Times? WALT WHITMAN Who wrote the famous poem that begins, A thing of beauty is a joy forever ? JOHN KEATS Who wrote Bartlett s Familiar Quotations is an admirable book, a quote now listed in Bartlett s ? WINSTON CHURCHILL Whose career was rejuvenated after singing When The Saints Go Marching In at the 84 Olympics opening ceremony? ETTA JAMES Whose left arm is buried more than a hundred miles away from the rest of his bod y? STONEWALL JACKSON Whose New York Times obituary mentioned that Since 1889? he had been hopelessly in sane ? FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE Whose poem Parliament of Fowls is believed to contain the first-ever reference to Valentine s Day as a day for lovers? GEOFFREY CHAUCER Why do Olympic divers usually take a shower after completing each dive? KEEPS MU SCLES WARM Winner of the 2011 Celebrity Apprentice, country star John Rich competed against a ll but which of these celebrities? SINBAD Winning 13 altogether,which of the following titles holds the record for most Em my wins for a TV miniseries,as of 2012? JOHN ADAMS With a thermometer he bought for the occassion,what Founding Father recorded a h igh of 76 degrees on July 4,1776? THOMAS JEFFERSON With a total of eight born there, what state has produced more U.S. presidents t han any other? VIRGINIA With an investment of $10,000,what U.S. newspaper was founded by Alexander Hamil ton back in 1801? NEW YORK POST With increased amounts of the rare nutrient glucoraphanin,in 2011 scientists ann ounced a super version of what vegetable? BROCCOLI With less than 5 persons per square mile, what is the most sparsely populated co untry on Earth? MONGOLIA With over 20% of the world s forests, what nation has more forestland than any oth er? RUSSIA With perhaps most churches per capita in the U.S., what city is known as the Prot estant Vatican? NASHVILLE With police cars simply labeled Metro Police, which of these cop series took place in an unnamed American city? HILL STREET BLUES With the instruction, Guard this object carefully , in 1888 Vincent Van Gogh sliced

off a portion of his ear and gave it to whom? A PROSTITUTE Worn by the antagonists in the Scream series, the Ghostface mask was inspired by a famous painting by what artist? Edward Munch Written by Joe David Brown, the novel Addie Pray was adapted into what critically acclaimed 1973 film? PAPER MOON Years before FDR said something similar,who wrote the line, Nothing is so much to be feared as fear ? HENRY DAVID THOREAU According to local lore,what city s residents became the first Americans to delcare independence on May 20,1775?? CHARLOTTE,NORTH CAROLINA And ye shall know the truth and the truth shall set you free is etched in the lobb y of what agency s headquarters? CIA *CORRECT* At the end of North by Northwest, Eva Marie Saint dangles perilously just below whi ch president on Mt. Rushmore ? GEORGE WASHINGTON Borborygmi is the technical name for a bodily condition more commonly referred to as what? GROWLING STOMACH Celebrating the 4th since 1785,what state s town of Bristol is home to America s olde st Independence Day parade ? RHODE ISLAND Diaphoresis is a medical term for what condition,which might be caused by a diffic ult trivia question? EXCESSIVE SWEATING Dying days later,what U.S. president is thought to have contracted cholera from i ced milk and cherries at a 4th of July celebration? ZACHARY TAYLOR From 1946 to 1962,what country also celebrated its independence on July 4th,the d ay it was no longer a U.S. territory ? THE PHILLIPPINES Hypermobility and ligamentous laxity are two ways of describing what common conditio n? DOUBLE-JOINTEDNESS I am not taking a pig to the Dairy Queen! is a quote from Anthony on Designing Wome n in reference to what character s pet? SUZANNE In 1817,Fourth of July celebrations included the start of construction on what pu blic works project? ERIE CANAL In a non-leap year,an alternate way of wishing someone a good Fourth of July is s aying what ? "HAPPY 185TH DAY OF THE YEAR! " In Chicago s Saturday In The Park, the singer sees all but which of the following in a park on a day he thinks is the 4th of July? PEOPLE RUNNING King of night vision/King of insight is a lyric in an Indigo Girls song titled wha t? GALILEO Long before burgers took hold,President Tyler on July 4,1841 served guests a soup made from what other meat? TURTLE Measuring 255 ft. by 505 ft,the largest U.S. flag ever made debuted in 1996 when it was hung from what landmark? HOOVER DAM Nephelococcygia is the practice of doing what? FINDING SHAPES IN CLOUDS Red Vineyard at Arles is believed to be the only painting sold by what artist duri ng his lifetime? VINCENT VAN GOGH Red Vineyard at Arles is believed to be the only painting sold by what artist duri ng his lifetime? VINCENT VAN GOGH Roux-en-Y is a common type of surgery primarily aimed at achieving what result? WEIGHT LOSS Sparks are often visible when you bite into Wint O Green Life Savers due to the pres ence of what? METHYL SALICYLATE Spoken in the 1929 short The Karnival Kid, the first line ever uttered by Mickey Mo use was which of these 4th of July faves ? "HOT DOGS! " Take Five, the title of Dave Brubeck s best known jazz recording,slyly refers to wha t fact about the song? IT IS IN 5/4 TIME Taoiseach which means leader or chief, is the official title of what country s prime mi ister? IRELAND Tarzan means what in ape language? WHITE SKIN This is my rifle.There are many like it,but this one is mine is a famous line from what Oscar-nominated war movie? FULL METAL JACKET Though it soon became worthless, what was the name of the currency used by the Col onies during the American Revolution? CONTINENTALS Though it was still under construction,who was the first U.S. president to live i

n the White House ? JOHN ADAMS Tik Tok, a chart-topping hit by Ke$ha, is also the name of a character in the work of what children s author? L. FRANK BAUM Uncle Sam is the name of the largest what ever discovered in the U.S.? DIAMOND What country s quest for independence began with a priest s fiery 1810 speech known a s The Cry of Dolores ? MEXICO Which of these lines does not appear in the chorus of Martina McBride s classic cou ntry song Independence Day ? LET THE WHOLE WORLD SING You be careful out among them English is the last line from what film? WITNESS Showing 1 to 1,325 of 1,325 entries

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