7-Eleven stores were temporarily converted into Kwik E-marts to promote the release of what movie?THE SIMPSONS MOVIE
`Famous for their work on modernist furniture design, Charles and Ray Eames were related how?HUSBAND AND WIFE
A 1952 episode of “I Love Lucy was titled “Lucy Is Enceinte” because what English word was censored?PREGNANT
A 1960s TV character played by Al Lewis, Count Vladimir Dracula is better known by what name?GRANDPA MUNSTER
A 1985 North Atlantic expedition led by Robert Ballard discovered the wreck of what famous ship 73 years after it sank?TITANIC
A 1995 documentary subtitled “Hollywood Madam” examines the rise and fall of what scandalous figure?HEIDI FLEISS
A 2006 study of phone conversations found that which statement was meant sarcastically 23 percent of the time?YEAH,RIGHT
A 2008 study in “Reference Services Review” found which of these websites to be about 80% accurate?WIKIPEDIA.ORG
A 2009 New York Times article coined the term “Ralph Kramden” to refer to what physical trait?POT BELLY
A 2010 Billboard hit,”Dog Days are Over” is a song by the British band “Florence and the” what?MACHINE
A 2010 study by dating Web site found which of these nation’s women to be most flirtatious online?SPAIN
A 2010 study found that nearly 70% of what imported item failed to live up to its claims of being “extra virgin”?OLIVE OIL
A 2010 Time magazine article debunks the myth that what group of people are “spoiled,selfish,solitary misfits”?ONLY CHILDREN
A 2011 box set celebrates the 13-film collaboration between composer Danny Elfman and what film director?TIM BURTON
A 2011 New York Times obituary for the late Peter Falk discussed the actor’s 30-plus year gig as what TV character?COLUMBO
A 20th-century fashion icon, Gabrielle Chanel was better known by what nickname?COCO
A bill of fare is more commonly known as a what?MENU
A bit in a gossip column that doesn’t mention any names is often called a what?BLIND ITEM
A bit of folk wisdom warns that when you point a finger at someone, how many fingers are pointing back at you?THREE
A blacksmith works primarily with what metal?IRON
A blanket or shawl made of colored squares sewn or crocheted together is called a what?AFGHAN
A book about fashion and gay culture “Don We Now Our Gay Apparel” takes its title from what Christmas carol?DECK THE HALLS
A Boston native,what late night host’s sister made her film debut as one of the Eklund sisters in “The Fighter”?CONAN O’ BRIEN
A breakthrough in fashion,”jeggings” are leggings designed to look like what?JEANS
A bushel is a standard unit originally used to measure the weight of what?GRAIN
A caprese salad traditionally includes which of these ingredients?MOZZARELLA CHEESE
A caramel candy brand since 1903,Werther’s Original is named after a town in the Westphalia region of what country?GERMANY
A cast member of the AMC series “Hell On Wheels,” rapper/actor Lonnie Lynn, Jr. is better known by what stage name?COMMON
A chemical compound known as DHA is a common active ingredient in what beauty product?SELF-TANNER
A child starting kindergarten in September 2010 will ordinarily graduate from high school in what year?2023
A child starting kindergarten in September of 2010 will ordinarily graduate from high school in what year?2023
A clarsach–a traditional Irish musical instrument–is a kind of what?HARP
A classic 1969 work by poet Maya Angelou is titled “I Know Why The Caged Bird” what?SINGS
A classic 1976 song by Blue Oyster Cult features the advice “Don’t Fear The” what?REAPER
A classic 1984 Super Bowl commercial titled “1984” introduced what product to the public?MACINTOSH COMPUTER
A close friend of her Greek actor father,Telly Savalas was the godfather of which of these movie stars?JENNIFER ANISTON
A close friend of her Greek actor father,Telly Savalas was the godfather of which of these movie stars?JENNIFER ANISTON
A collection of Sanskrit hymns and verses known as the Vedas are sacred texts in what religion?HINDUISM
A college graduate who participates in an ROTC program graduates with a what?MILITARY COMMISSION
A common ailment,dyspepsia gets its name from Greek roots meaning “bad” what?DIGESTION
A common ingredient in ice cream and toothpaste, carrageenan is an extract of what?SEAWEED
A common Italian expression, “dolce far niente” means “the sweetness of” what?DOING NOTHING
A common palindrome begins “A man,a plan,a canal” and ends with what country’s name?PANAMA
A common pose in yoga,the “plank” position closely resembles which of these routine exercises?PUSH-UPS
A common problem during childhood, nocturnal enuresis is a medical term better known as what?BED WETTING
A common site for piercings, the auricle is a cartilaginous region located where on the body?EAR
A company known for its atlases and maps was born when William Rand went into business with whom?ANDREW MCNALLY
A contestant on the 2012 season of “Celebrity Apprentice,” Dee Snider won fame as frontman for what ’80s band?TWISTED SISTER
A contestant on the Fall 2011 season of “Dancing With The Stars,” Carson Kressley first gained fame on what reality show?QUEER EYE
A contestant on “Celebrity Apprentice” in 2011, NeNe Leakes is an outspoken “Real Housewife” from what city?ATLANTA
A couple described as a “Sam and Diane” refers to the on-again,off-again duo of what classic sitcom?CHEERS
A cowcatcher is a metal grill that is commonly found on the front of what type of vehicle?TRAIN
A criminal who has “cooked the books” has engaged in what kind of illegal behavior?ACCOUNTING FRAUD
A crowd of people are running away from a bull on the cover of the 2008 Fodor’s guide to what country?SPAIN
A cut of beef is said to be “marbled” if it is what?FLECKED WITH FAT
A dangerous type of what bug gets its name from the port town of Taranto, Italy?SPIDER
A Darwinist is,by definition,a believer of what concept?EVOLUTION
A device some people fear will accidentally create a black hole,the Large Hadron Collider is a what?PARTICLE ACCELERATOR
A dish usually consisting of marinated meat,poultry or fish,satay was originally popularized in what part of the world?SOUTHEAST ASIA
A disorder where objects appear shrunken,Lilliputian hallucinations derives its name from what novel?GULLIVER’S TRAVELS
A doe-eyed bad seed named Damien is the main character in what classic horror flick?THE OMEN
A duvet cover is usually used to cover what?COMFORTER
A Eurasian counterpart to the NHL, the KHL is a professional league in what sport?HOCKEY
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
A familiar face in fragrance ads,Argentine Ignacio “Nacho” Figueras is a top-ranking athlete in what sport?POLO
A familiar sight to people who excel at carnival games, the goldfish is technically a member of what fish family?CARP
A family doctor who does not have a specialty is sometimes known by what initials?G.P.
A family that wants everything “instantly,” the Wrightnows appear in commercials promoting what?NETFLIX
A famous 1855 poem by Walt Whitman begins, “I sing the body” what?ELECTRIC
A famous American Revolutionary War flag features a rattlesnake with what motto printed underneath?DON’T TREAD ON ME
A famous auto racing venue,the Bonneville Salt Flats occupy over 30,000 acres of what U.S. state?UTAH
A famous passage from the Bible,the Twenty-third Psalm begins with the line “The Lord is my” what?SHEPHERD
A famous series of silent movies features a gang of slapstick comedians called the “Keystone” what?KOPS
A famous Shakespeare sonnet begins with the question “Shall I compare thee to” what?SUMMER’S DAY
A fashion accessory known as “The Closer Tote” was popularized by a TV character played by what actress?KYRA SEDGWICK
A favorite at weddings, “The Chicken Dance” song is one of the most widely known tunes of what music genre?POLKA
A fetoscope is a medical tool commonly used to examine whom?PREGNANT WOMEN
A few notes of the French national anthem, “La Marseillaise,” play at the start of what Beatles song?ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE
A five-note melody– D flat,D flat,G,D flat,and A flat–is the famous jingle for what technology company?INTEL
A fixture in urban settings, Columba livia is the scientific name for what birds?PIGEONS
A Food & Wine magazine article titled “Cook Like a Pit Master” presents tips on preparing what kind of food?BARBECUE
A form of Vitamin A, Retinol is a popular ingredient in which of these drugstore items?WRINKLE CREAM
A fourth of July staple, a firework that periodically emits sparks and balls of fire is called a what?ROMAN CANDLE
A fragrance by Christian Dior, Fahrenheit 32 gets its name from the temperature at which what happens?WATER FREEZES
A fumarole is an opening in the Earth’s crust,typically found on or near what type of natural formation?VOLCANO
A giant compound in Southern California houses Jay Leno’s famous collection of rare and vintage what?AUTOMOBILES
A great space-saving idea,a twin bed that slides underneath another twin when not in use is called a what?TRUNDLE BED
A group of what birds is known as “murder”?CROWS
A haiku is a Japanese poem consisting of how many lines of verse?THREE
A hand gripping the Holy Grail is depicted on pints of what Ben & Jerry’s ice cream flavor?VERMONTY PYTHON
A hectare is a metric unit used to measure what?AREA
A herpetologist deals with the study and classification of what?REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS
A historic site since 1982,the Barbizon Hotel was once a residence for young single women in what U.S. city?NEW YORK
A hot dog topped with chili sauce,raw onions and mustard is named after what famous New York City neighborhood?CONEY ISLAND
A key component in their company logo,Pixar’s mascot Luxo Jr. is a what?DESK LAMP
A key figure in the 2008 presidential election, Ohio native Joe Wurzelbacher is better known as what?JOE THE PLUMBER
A key plot point in “The Social Network,” the exclusive frat-like clubs at Harvard University are called what?FINAL CLUBS
A kilowatt is a unit of power equal to how many watts?1000
A laid-back Hawaii native, folk rocker Jack Johnson is famous for performing in what footwear?FLIP-FLOPS
A large bridge spanning the New River Gorge is depicted on the commemorative quarter of what U.S. state?WEST VIRGINIA
A largemouth angler specializes in catching a variety of what fish?BASS
A late night talk show that debuted on TBS in 2009, the “Lopez Show” is hosted by whom?GEORGE LOPEZ
A leghorn is a type of what animal?CHICKEN
A liger is an animal that results from the crossbreeding of a tiger and a what?LION
A likely expert on the Loch Ness monster and the Abominable Snowman,a cryptozoologist studies what?LEGENDARY CREATURES
A local seafood joint called the “Crab Shack” is a frequent setting on which of these TV sitcoms?MY NAME IS EARL
A lover of learning, as of 2010 James Franco has enrolled in all but which of these universities?HARVARD
A lover of red meat and weaponry,Ron Swanson is Leslie Knope’s mustachioed boss on what popular sitcom?PARKS AND RECREATION
A major airport serving what U.S. city is named in honor of mayors William Berry Hartsfield and Maynard Jackson?ATLANTA
A medicine man named Ketut Liyer is now a popular tourist attraction in Bali thanks to his appearance in what memoir?EAT,PRAY,LOVE
A mere 4.2 light years away,what aptly-named star is our sun’s closest neighbor?PROXIMA CENTAURI
A message that translates as “Long Live Nero” is among the ancient graffiti found at what archaeological site?POMPEII
A metaphor for a tough situation, the British phrase “sticky wicket” arose from playing what game on a wet field?CRICKET
A microphone,camera and “powerful pink and black ensemble” are accessories for a new Barbie doll with what career?NEWS ANCHOR
A mix of the words “marionette” and “puppet” provides the name for a set of characters created by whom?JIM HENSON
A mochaccino is traditionally made by adding what ingredient to a cappuccino?CHOCOLATE
A move called a “jackknife” is commonly performed in what sport?DIVING
A movie genre characterized by dark lighting and bleak settings,”film noir” literally translates to what?BLACK FILM
A musician can play notes on which of these instruments while inhaling?HARMONICA
A must-have for new moms, a popular contraption for disposing of dirty diapers is called the diaper what?GENIE
A muumuu is a loose-fitting dress traditionally worn where?HAWAII
A mythical creature blamed for killing livestock in Mexico, El Chupacabra means what in Spanish?GOAT SUCKER
A national dish of Thailand, Pad Thai is traditionally made with all but which of these ingredients?COCONUT MILK
A navy pilot who was shot down in World War II,JFK’s oldest brother “JPK” was named what?JOSEPH PATRICK KENNEDY
A new spin on the BLT,the increasingly popular “BLAT” sandwich typically comes with bacon,lettuce,tomato and what?AVOCADO
A new way to teach kids to ride, balance bikes are bicycles that are missing what part?PEDALS
A nod to its famous horse race, what U.S. state uses the slogan “Unbridled Spirit” to market itself to visitors?KENTUCKY
A nurse takes a person’s radial pulse by feeling what part of the body?WRIST
A pair of men’s pants measuring “30×32” has what two measurements?30″ WAIST, 32″ INSEAM
A paper called “The Assessment of Sultriness” was used to develop what meteorological measurement?HEAT INDEX
A paper clip in France is called what since it resembles that of a musical instrument in shape?TROMBONE
A part of his signature wardrobe,what celebrity chef had an edition of Crocs named after him in 2007?MARIO BATALI
A peace treaty has never been signed for which of these major conflicts?KOREAN WAR
A perennial dance favorite,a popular song by C&C Music Factory describes “Things That Make You Go” what?HMMMM
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
A person claiming to have psychokinetic powers is supposed to be able to do what with his mind?MOVE OBJECTS
A person flying due east from Iceland would pass over the following countries in what order?NORWAY, SWEDEN, FINLAND
A person is most likely to visit London’s Savile Row to shop for which of the following?CLOTHING
A person known to doctors as a “universal donor” has which of these blood types?O
A person suffering from “leporiphobia” would fear which of these Looney Tunes characters?BUGS BUNNY
A person wearing specialized Capezio shoes is most likely engaging in which of these activities?BALLET DANCING
A person who gets upset over something that’s not really so shocking is often said to be “clutching their” what?PEARLS
A person who has the first generation Apple iPad can use it to do all but which of the following?VIDEO CHAT
A person who is born on March 15th celebrates his “half birthday” on what date?SEPT 15th
A person who is fighting imaginary opponents is said to be “tilting at a” what?WINDMILLS
A person who is said to be “playing the back nine” is participating in what sport?GOLF
A person who orders “bifteck” in a French restaurant expects to see what on his plate?STEAK
A person who peddles medicines that are fake or ineffective is commonly said to be selling what?SNAKE OIL
A person who works full-time and gets paid biweekly would receive how many paychecks in one year?26
A person with an excessive wardrobe and keen interest in dressing well is said to be a what?CLOTHESHORSE
A pescetarian breaks from the vegetarian code by eating which of these foods?FISH
A phillumenist is a collector of what?MATCHBOOKS
A pink monster with a voice like Boris Karloff’s is the mascot of what popular breakfast cereal?FRANKEN BERRY
A pirate who is yelling, “Avast,ye mateys” is actually telling his mates to do what?STOP
A pitfall of cosmetic dentistry,veneered front teeth that are oversized and bright white are known as what?CHICLET TEETH
A plant or animal that grows and feeds on or in another organism is called a what?PARASITE
A politician who suddenly changes his public position on an issue is commonly said to have what?FLIP-FLOPPED
A popular breed of poultry, Cornish hen takes its name from a region of what country?ENGLAND
A popular brunch cocktail, the Bellini is typically made by mixing champagne with what pureed fruit?PEACH
A popular but false urban legend suggests that Washington D.C.’s landscape was originally a what?SWAMP
A popular Chinese proverb says, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with” what?A SINGLE STEP
A popular coffee drink, a macchiato is traditionally an expresso with what topping?MILK FOAM
A popular four-digit passcode on the iPhone is 5683,which turns out to be the keyboard representation of what word?LOVE
A popular game on many college campuses,beer pong is typically played with a ball from what sport?TABLE TENNIS
A popular holiday dish that features a chicken stuffed inside a duck stuffed inside a turkey goes by what name?TURDUCKEN
A popular ingredient in cookies, hazelnuts are also known as what?BUCKEYES
A popular kind of sushi, a California roll commonly features what kind of “imitation” seafood inside?CRAB
A popular maker of parenting accessories, the Babybjorn company is headquartered in what country?SWEDEN
A popular Mexican treat, a paleta is a what?POPSICLE
A popular myth suggests that you’ll be less tasty to mosquitoes if you take vitamin B1,which is also known as what?THIAMINE
A popular New England appetizer, clams casino combines clams with breadcrumbs and what meat?BACON
A popular pose among yoga enthusiasts, the “crane” involves touching the ground only with one’s what?HANDS
A popular snack food for children, string cheese is normally made from what type of cheese?MOZZARELLA
A popular song at sports events, the Ramones’ “Blitzkreig Bop”begins with what chorus?HEY HO LET”S GO
A popular style of music,the blues takes its name from a shortened form of what phrase?BLUE DEVILS
A popular tourist destination in Europe, Prague is the capital of what country?CZECH REPUBLIC
A popular treatment in the 1970s that is making a comeback, rolfing is a sometimes painful method of what?DEEP-TISSUE MASSAGE
A popular vacation spot, the Turks and Caicos Islands are a British colony located where?CARIBBEAN
A popular vacation spot,the Maldives is an island nation off the coast of which of these countries?INDIA
A prayer rug called a “sajjada” is traditionally used by members of what religion?ISLAM
A presumed expert at Mongolian beef,Huou was a 13th-century culinary pioneer and personal chef for whom?KUBLAI KHAN
A prissy blonde brat named Nellie Oleson was a memorable character on what TV show?LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE
A psychiatric disorder in which a person falsely believes their spouse to be unfaithful goes by what apt name?OTHELLO SYNDROME
A raucous road trip featured in the 1996 movie “Swingers” is said to have popularized what catchphrase?VEGAS,BABY,VEGAS!
A recent social trend, “dadchelor parties” are events thrown for men who are about to what?HAVE A BABY
A recurring character by funnyman Russell Brand,Aldous Snow is the lead singer of what fictional band?INFANT SORROW
A reference to its famous monument, “Great Faces. Great Places” appears on license plates issued by what U.S. state?SOUTH DAKOTA
A reference to the last initial of the retailer’s founder, the “K” in “Kmart” stands for what?KRESEGE
A reference to the last initial of the retailer’s founder, the “K” in “Kmart” stands for what?KRESGE
A renowned musical group, “Pershing’s Own” is the official band of what branch of the U.S. armed forces?ARMY
A replica of John Sutter’s sawmill in Coloma,California,marks what important event in U.S. history?GOLD RUSH
A rich sauce in Mexican cuisine,mole most commonly features which of these ingredients?CHOCOLATE
A rival to Amazon’s Kindle,what is the name of the e-book reader sold by Barnes & Noble?NOOK
A rupture in the tympanic membrane usually has a negative effect on which of the senses?HEARING
A sacred prayer in the Roman Catholic faith,Ave Maria gets its name from a Latin phrase meaning what?HAIL MARY
A scholar who is a classicist deals primarily with texts originally written in what languages?GREEK AND LATIN
A scholar who is “classicist” deals primarily with texts originally written in what languages?GREEK AND LATIN
A scratch test is an exam given by a physician to determine whether a patient has what ailment?ALLERGIES
A secret menu item at Fatburger restaurants,the “Hypocrite” is a veggie burger topped with what fixing?BACON
A secret society known as the “Righteous and Harmonious Fists” was the force behind what historic uprising?BOXER REBELLION
A self-proclaimed federal grant expert,infomercial pitchman Matthew Lesko wears suits covered with what?QUESTION MARKS
A sign with the Spanish word “salida” on it indicates what?EXIT
A simple image of a beam of light being refracted is depicted on the cover of what iconic 1973 album?THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON
A site of historic peace negotiations,the presidential retreat Camp David is located in what U.S. state?MARYLAND
A skeleton’s gender can be determined by looking at the curvature on the sciatic notch,an area on what bone?HIPBONE
A small tool called an orange stick is most commonly used at what type of business?NAIL SALON
A smaller,more intricate version of the popular fabric pattern houndstooth is fittingly known as what?PUPPYTOOTH
A Smithsonian exhibit features one of Celia Cruz’s “batas Cubanas”,which is a Cuban variety of what?DRESS
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
A sort of prequel to “Sex and The City,” “The Carrie Diaries” is a 2010 novel by what author?CANDACE BUSHNELL
A Spanish speaker in the U.S. who is celebrating “El Dia de Accion de Gracias” is celebrating what holiday?THANKSGIVING
A Spanish-speaking person refers to what national holiday as “Dia de Trabajo”?LABOR DAY
A standard yardstick is approximately how many centimeters long?91
A staple at Tea Party rallies,flags depicting a rattlesnake and the motto “Don’t Tread on Me” have what color background?YELLOW
A staple in Kate Middleton’s wardrobe, a fascinator is an ornate type of what fashion accessory?HAT
A staple in mob movie meals,”gabagool” is one pronunciation of capicola,a type of Italian what?CURED MEAT
A staple of Argentinean cuisine, asado is a dish consisting of meat cooked using what technique?GRILLING
A state that celebrated its “cuarto centenario” in 1998, New Mexico was founded in what year?1598 *CORRECT*
A statue of what movie character stands near the base of the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art?ROCKY BALBOA
A study released in 2011 revealed that men tend to undergo a sharp drop in testosterone after doing what?HAVING CHILDREN
A substance,such as rubber,that conducts electricity very poorly is called a what?INSULATOR
A superhero in her own right,Kara Zor-El is the biological cousin of what other superhero?SUPERMAN
A tangelo is a cross between a tangerine and what other fruit?GRAPEFRUIT
A task performed on the reality show “Top Chef,” a brunoise is made by doing what?DICING VEGETABLES
A tattoo with the message “Remember Sammy Jankis” figures prominently in what film?MEMENTO
A tea cozy is commonly made out of what material?CLOTH
A testament to wish fulfillment, what TV personality had, as a teen, a license plate that read L8NITE?JIMMY KIMMEL
A theory emerged in 2011 that was famous painting was actually inspired by the artist’s male apprentice?MONA LISA
A thick type of foundation makeup shares its name with what breakfast food?PANCAKE
A thickening agent used in ice cream,agar is essentially powdered what?SEAWEED
A toilet plunger’s rubber head is an effective “mute” for which of these musical instruments?TRUMPET
A torch, an oak branch and an olive branch are featured on the back of what U.S. coin?DIME
A traditional food for the Japanese New Year,mochi is a cake primarily made of what ingredient?RICE
A traditional whiskey sour is sour because it contains what?LEMON JUICE
A traditional “Hawaiian” pizza is topped with an unusual combination of pineapple and what?HAM
A treat for their customers,in 2011 pet food maker Friskies released three iPad games meant for what animals to play?CATS
A truce enacted at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of the year brought an end to combat in what war?WORLD WAR I
A tune or song that becomes stuck in one’s head is slangily known as a what?EARWORM
A type of clay pottery, tera cotta takes its name from an Italian phrase meaning what?BAKED EARTH
A type of clay pottery,terra cotta takes its name from an Italian phrase meaning what?BAKED EARTH
A type of fire-resistant material, Nomex is often worn by what sports stars?NASCAR DRIVERS
A type of molecule,cubane gets its name because its structure resembles a shape with how many sides?6
A type of pesticide,molluscicides are designed to get rid of what slimy creatures?SNAILS
A type of security measure, retinal scanning identifies people based on unique patterns in their what?EYES
A type of thick-crusted, rectangular pizza is named after what region in Italy?SICILY
A unicorn, a ram, and a triceratops have how many horns altogether?SIX
A US President and an actress from the TV Series “Golden Girls” share what surname?ARTHUR
A wandering technician repeatedly asked, “Can you hear me now?” in a series of ads for what company?VERIZON WIRELESS
A Web site that no longer exists will often prompt the phrase “Not Found” and what code number?404
A well-known aphrodisiac, the Spanish fly is not a fly, but rather a species of what insect?BEETLE
A well-known term for a husband whose wife cheats on him is derived from which of these bird names?CUCKOO
A well-known term for a husband whose wife cheats on him is derived from which of these bird names?CUCKOO
A whetstone is an old-fashioned kitchen device with a hard, flat surface designed to do what?SHARPEN KNIVES
A winter time staple,red wine that has been warmed and flavored with spices is called what?MULLED WINE
A woman traditionally waves a fan coyly across her body when performing which of these dances?FLEMENCO
A workplace faux pas if done accidentally,what email function sends an “email blast” to a large group?REPLY ALL
A year is approximately equal to how many fortnights?26
A young,attractive woman who is married to a rich middle-aged man is often described as a what?TROPHY WIFE
A zester is a common kitchen tool designed to be used with which of these foods?LEMON
A zester is a common kitchen tool designed to be used with which of these kitchen foods?LEMON
A “Bogus” was an early nineteenth-century machine used to do what?COUNTERFEIT MONEY
A “cinephile” is a person who is a devoted and knowledgeable fan of what?MOVIES
A “face mask” is a common penalty in what sport?FOOTBALL
A “potbelly” is an old-fashioned type of what household appliance?STOVE
A “tox screen” is a medical test commonly used to examine the components of which of the following?BLOOD
Able to rotate 360 degrees,SkyCity is a restaurant at the top of what U.S. landmark?SPACE NEEDLE
Able to swim for miles on end, what animal has the scientific name “Ursus maratimus?”POLAR BEAR
About 30 seconds long,”Think Music” is the name of the familiar theme heard during the final round of what game show?JEOPARDY
About sharecroppers in Georgia, what novel’s title is also a noun meaning “a poverty-stricken area”?TOBACCO ROAD
About “boys, drama, and best friends” in 2010 what reality star announced her upcoming novel, “A Shore Thing?”NICOLE “SNOOKIE” POLIZZI
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
According to a debunked urban legend, Avon’s original Skin So Soft was thought to be an effective what?INSECT REPELLENT
According to 19th-century Romantic poet John Keats,what is “a joy for ever?”A THING OF BEAUTY
According to 2009 government statistics,what reality show features the most dangerous real-life profession?THE DEADLIEST CATCH
According to a 1974 Barry Manilow song, who “came and gave…without taking?”MANDY
According to a 2001 study at Sydney University, belly button lint is most likely what color?BLUE
According to a 2011 report by Forbes, what country counts 115 billionaires among its citizens, second only to the U.S.?CHINA
According to a 2011 study on “the return trip effect,” trips home seem to be how much faster than trips out?20%
According to a 2012 report by Forbes,what country counts 96 billionaires among its citizens,second only to the U.S.?RUSSIA
According to a Benjamin Franklin quotation,nothing is “certain except” what “and taxes”?DEATH
According to a classic American railroad song, “Someone’s in the kitchen with Dina” doing what?STRUMMIN ON THE OLD BANJO
According to a classic theme song, you’ll have a “yabba-dabba-doo time” watching what TV series?THE FLINTSTONES
According to a classic tune from “Porgy and Bess,” “the living is easy” during what time?SUMMERTIME
According to a common cliche,a person who objects strongly to doing something wouldn’t do it “for all the tea” where?IN CHINA
According to a common idiom, extremely close friends are said to be “as thick as” what?THIEVES
According to a common saying, “the hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that” does what?RULES THE WORLD
According to a common theory,which of these phrases originally referred to ready-mix concrete trucks?THE WHOLE NINE YARDS
According to a data-based book called “The Top Ten,” which Shakespeare play is one of the ten best books of all-time?HAMLET
According to a famous Albert Einstein quote, “God does not play” what with the universe?DICE
According to a famous poem by John Keats, “a thing of beauty is” what?A JOY FOREVER
According to a famous quote by designer Coco Chanel,you should do what just before leaving the house?TAKE ONE THING OFF
According to a famous quote from Confucius,”only the wisest and stupidest of men never” do what?CHANGE
According to a famous Yves Saint Laurent quote, “Fashions fade,” what “is eternal?”STYLE
According to a George Carlin joke,what state is truly the “Garden State” only if you are talking about “growing smokestacks”?NEW JERSEY
According to a key song from “The Sound of Music,” what musical note is “a long, long way to run”?FAT
According to a Navy tradition, sailors become “shellbacks” after doing what for the first time?CROSSING THE EQUATOR
According to a nerdy joke about chemical symbols, a female is made up of a male plus what element?IRON
According to a popular expression,what is “always 20/20”?HINDSIGHT
According to a popular franchise’s slogan,”America Runs on” what?DUNKIN’
According to a popular legend, what pasta’s shape is modeled after a woman’s belly button?TORTELLINI
According to a popular seven-note tune, “a shave and a haircut” costs how much money?TWO BITS
According to a popular tradition, what should newlyweds do with the top tier of their wedding cake?EAT IT IN A YEAR
According to a TV Land sitcom starring Betty White,it is “Hot In” what U.S. city?CLEVELAND
According to a well-known children’s song “The bear went over the mountain” to do what?SEE WHAT HE COULD SEE
According to a well-known expression, a person who is “dressed to the nines” is wearing what?FANCY CLOTHES
According to a well-known nursery rhyme,”Wednesday’s child is full of” what?WOE
According to a well-known quote by historian Lord Acton,”Absolute power” does what “absolutely”?CORRUPTS
According to a well-known saying, “If you can remember” what decade,”then you weren’t really there”?THE ’60S
According to an old adage, one should “eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a” what?PAUPER
According to an old expression, “Great oaks grow from little” what?ACORNS
According to an old nautical expression, when facing a difficult time you should do what to the hatches?BATTEN DOWN
According to an old saying,a secretive person plays his or her cards “close to the” what?VEST
According to astronomers,what is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere?SUMMER SOLSTICE
According to census data, the language most frequently spoken in U.S. homes, besides English, is what?SPANISH
According to company estimates, about 25% of Filet-O-Fish sandwiches are sold during what?LENT
According to experts at Harvard Medical School,which of these activities burns the most calories in 30 minutes?ROLLERBLADING
According to forklore, what legendary creature creates no reflection in a mirror?VAMPIRE
According to Greek myth,King Midas had the power to turn everything he touched into what?GOLD
According to his TV theme song,who was “born on a mountaintop in Tennessee”?DAVY CROCKETT
According to its author, which of these books was written to promote kindness toward horses?BLACK BEAUTY
According to its commercial jingle, consumers are advised to use what amount of Daisy sour cream?A DOLLOP
According to its long-running tourism slogan,”Virginia Is For” whom?LOVERS
According to its mission statement,which of these universities was “founded in the fires of evangelism”?ORAL ROBERTS UNIVERSITY
According to its name,New York City’s MoMA specializes in what kind of art?MODERN
According to its purported inventor the Brown Derby,all but which of these ingredients are components of a Cobb salad?HAM
According to its slogan, Snapple is “made from” what?THE BEST STUFF ON EARTH
According to legend, David Jacks of Monterey County, CA, was the first to market a now-famous type of what?CHEESE
According to legend, Swiss folk hero William Tell was an expert with what medieval weapon?CROSSBOW
According to legend, what did Mohammad Ali do with his 1969 Olympic gold medal?TOSSED IT IN RIVER
According to legend, what frigid country was given a “warmer” name to trick people into settling there?GREENLAND
According to legend,country club employee Buddy Mulligan inspired a term often used in what sport?GOLF
According to legend,the ghosts of Anne Boleyn and Sir Walter Raleigh haunt what London landmark?TOWER OF LONDON
According to Legend,what Looney Tunes character was born in a warren under the old Dodgers stadium in Brooklyn?BUGS BUNNY
According to McDonald’s, how many calories does its signature Big Mac sandwich have?540
According to myth,what country’s capital was founded by the twins Romulus and Remus?ITALY
According to official lore, whose birth was greeted by a double rainbow over sacred Mt Paektu?KIM JONG II
According to reality star Mike”The Situation” Sorrentino,”The Situation” refers to what muscular body part?HIS ABS
According to superstition,where should you never put a hat?ON A BED
According to the 1993 book, “The Left-Hander Syndrome,” roughly what percentage of the world is left-handed?10%
According to the 2011 Forbes list, how many billionaires are there in the world?1140
According to the actress, Nichelle Nichols only stayed on what TV series because Martin Luther King, Jr. told her to?STAR TREK
According to the Association for Dressings and Sauces, what is the most popular salad dressing in the U.S.?RANCH
According to the book of Exodus,which of these was not one of the ten plagues God inflicted on ancient Egypt?TEMPLES TURNED TO SAND
According to the Bridal Association of America,what wedding ceremony participant walks down the aisle holding a pillow?RING BEARER
According to the Catholic Church,what was the name of the very first Pope?PETER
According to the classic show about Kevin Arnold,which years were “The Wonder Years”?1968 TO 1973
According to the Constitution, the U.S. vice president also serves as the what?PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE
According to the Constitution,a U.S. senator elected in 2010 will be up for reelection in what year?2016
According to the Dept. of Education,more degrees are earned in what undergraduate major than in any other?BUSINESS
According to the intro of a classic 1950s TV series,who fights “for truth,justice,and the American way”?SUPERMAN
According to the Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw,”He who can,does. He who cannot,” does what?TEACHES
According to the lyrics of a 1964 song,the girl from Ipanema is “tall and thin and young and” what?LOVELY
According to the lyrics of his 1973 hit song,Jim Croce wishes he “could save” what “in a bottle”?TIME
According to the National Severe Storms Laboratory,about how wide across is a cloud-to-ground lightning bolt?ONE INCH
According to the OED,which of these shoe names also describes a person “who spends his time in idleness”?LOAFER
According to the old sports saying,”The best defense is a good” what?OFFENSE
According to the results of the 2010 Census,what is the approximate population of the United States?309 MILLION
According to the term’s rough translation,the vegetable and grain-heavy “macrobiotic diet” purports to offer a what?LONG LIFE
According to the title of a cable sitcom featuring Danny DeVito, “It’s Always Sunny In” what U.S. city?PHILADELPHIA
According to the title of a popular folk song, what animal is “in the Straw”?TURKEY
According to the U.S. Naval Observatory, the average length of a calendar year is 365 days and what?5 HRS, 49 Min, 12 SEC
According to the U.S. State Dept,127 of the world’s 193 countries have what word in their names?REPUBLIC
According to their ’80s heavy metal anthem,the Scorpions want to “Rock You Like a” what?HURRICANE
According to U.S. law,what “should never be carried flat or horizontally,but always aloft and free”?U.S. FLAG
According to Urban Dictionary, “cookie duster” is a playful term for a what?MUSTACHE
Acting legend Meryl Streep made her film debut in 1977 in what Oscar-nominated film?JULIA
Actor Matthew Perry shares his first and last name with a famous American who held what U.S. post?COMMODORE OF THE NAVY
Actor Paul Rudd had roles in all but which of the following comedy blockbusters?THE HANGOVER
Actors who gain weight for roles are often compared to Robert De Niro,who packed on 60 pounds for what Scorsese film?RAGING BULL
Actress Christine Baranski guest stars as Dr. Beverly Hofstadter,Leonard’s mom,on what TV sitcom?THE BIG BANG THEORY
Actress Estelle Getty is best remembered for a TV role in which she always did which of the following?WORE A WIG
Actress Kimberly Williams changed her last name to WIlliams-Paisley in 2003 after marrying a famous what?COUNTRY SINGER
Actress Mackenzie Phillips is the daughter of John Phillips,a singer from what popular music group?THE MAMAS & THE PAPAS
Actually a combination of three tunnels,the so-called “Chunnel” runs underwater from England to what country?FRANCE
Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, and Jonah Hill star in a 2009 movie aptly titled what?FUNNY PEOPLE
Adapted from a children’s book,Jim Carrey plays a businessman who inherits pets in the movie “Mr.Popper’s” what?PENGUINS
Adding an “a” to the end of what president’s surname gives the name of a wildly popular 19th-century dance?JAMES K.POLK
Administrative Professionals Day, once called National Secretaries Day, is observed during what month?APRIL
Advertised as a “Decision Engine,” Bing is a Web Site most similar in function to which of the following?GOOGLE
Advertising its low calorie count,Anheuser-Busch offers what brew,dubbed “the lightest beer in the world”?BUDWEISER SELECT 55
Aesop,the 6th-cetntury Greek author,is primarily known for writing what type of fiction?FABLES
Afghan Girl was captured as the photo of what magazine?NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
Afrikaans and Zulu are just two of the eleven official languages used by what multilingual nation?SOUTH AFRICA
After 29 years of calling him her “spousal equivalent,” what “View” co-host finally wed her longtime beau Steve Janowitz in 2011?JOY BEHAR
After a much-hyped 2011 wedding,which Kardashian filed for divorce just days after marrying NBA player Kris Humphries?KIM
After a well-publicized breakup,what actor altered his “Winona Forever” tattoo to read “Wino Forever”?JOHNNY DEPP
After adopting her son there,what actress helped rebuild a school in her newly adopted city of New Orleans?SANDRA BULLOCK
After directing the pro-Dalai Lama 1997 film “Kundun,” what director found himself banned from China?MARTIN SCORSESE
After dismal performances,a legendary what inspired the 2010 headline “Houston,We Have a Problem”?POP SINGER
After her breakout role on “The Cosby Show,” Raven-Symone starred in what aptly-named kids’ show?THAT’S SO RAVEN
After his departure from CBS in 2011,Charlie Sheen embarked on a nationwide tour called “My Violent Torpedo of” what?TRUTH
After hosting the season premiere of “Saturday Night Live” in 2011, who became the most frequent SNL host in history?ALEC BALDWIN
After long struggling with cigarettes,which of these politicians was declared “tobacco free” by his doctor in 2011?BARACK OBAMA
After losing a whopping 88 pounds in 2011, Latino rapper Fat Joe joked that friends started calling him “Joey” what?FLACO
After moving to cable,Oprah Winfrey debuted her new primetime talk show in 2012,titled “Oprah’s” what?NEXT CHAPTER
After nearly 70 days underground,33 men were dramatically rescued in 2010 from a mine in what country?CHILE
After nearly thirty years on the job,Mary Hart stepped down as host of what TV show in 2011?ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT
After picking his running mate for vice president,who wrote in his diary,”It was my decision,and I blew it”?GEORGE H.W. BUSH
After retirement,”emeritus” is traditionally added to the title of a person with which of these occupations?COLLEGE PROFESSOR
After retirement,”emeritus” is traditionally added to the title of a person with which of these occupations?COLLEGE PROFESSORS
After Russia, what is the largest country in the world by land area?CANADA
After the passing of his father in 2011,Kim Jong-Un became the de facto leader of what nation?NORTH KOREA
After the U.S. and Russia,what is the only country to have launched a person into space aboard its own rocket?CHINA
Agreeing that greed is good, what actor’s ex-wife sued him for money earned on a 2010 “Wall Street” sequel?MICHAEL DOUGLAS
Aibohphobia,which reads the same way forwards and backwards,is the fear of what?PALINDROMES
Aimed at worn-out parents,the title of a best-selling 2011 kids’ book parody profanely urges kids to do what?GO TO SLEEP
Air, Gel and Zig are three different technological advances available on certain types of what?SNEAKERS
Airing in 2011, the reality series “Joan & Melissa” follows the ups and downs between two people of what relation?MOTHER AND DAUGHTER
Albany and New York City are two major ports on what river?HUDSON
Ali Wentworth,a popular actress and comedienne,is the wife of what prominent news anchor?GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS
All Cabbage Patch dolls feature the signature of their creator,Xavier Roberts,stamped on what part of the body?BACKSIDE
All three of the popular “CSI” TV dramas feature theme songs performed by what rock band?THE WHO
Along with Bonaire and Curacao,what “A” island comprises the “ABC Islands”?ARUBA
Along with his wife Melinda,what billionaire has set a goal of eradicating polio worldwide?BILL GATES
Also a noted Broadway actor,Paul Lynde was most famous for being a regular guest on what game show?HOLLYWOOD SQUARES
Also about gangsters and New Jersey,the HBO series “Boardwalk Empire” is set in the ’20s in what town?ATLANTIC CITY
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
Also called a “Whammy bar” a “tremolo arm” is used to affect the pitch of which of these musical instruments?GUITAR
Also called the “cone of shame,” the plastic collar often worn by dogs after a medical procedure is named what?ELIZABETHAN COLLAR
Also known as the striped polecat,the zorilla closely resembles what other black and white animal?SKUNK
Also known as the “Indian Date,” which of these exotic fruits grow inside large,but brittle brown pods?TAMARIND
Also known as “dysmelodia,” the medical term “amusia” describes someone with what common condition?TONE DEAFNESS
Also the name of her global empire,Martha Stewart’s eponymous magazine is named “Martha Stewart” what?LIVING
Although Nebraska is known as the Cornhusker State,what neighboring state annually leads the U.S. in corn production?IOWA
Although the movie “Fargo” mostly takes place in Minnesota,its title refers to a city in what state?NORTH DAKOTA
Although they are actually different plant species,in the U.S. sweet potatoes are often called what?YAMS
Aluminum salt is the active ingredient in which of these common drugstore products?ANTI PERSPIRANTS
American Idol reject William Hung became an instant celebrity due to his mangled version of what pop song?SHE BANGS
American skiers should pack a passport if they plan to travel to which of these popular resort towns?BANFF
An 18-karat gold bracelet is what percent gold?75 PERCENT
An 1899 poem that begins, “I know what the caged bird feels” inspired the title of whose 1969 memoirs?MAYA ANGELOU
An 18th century British diplomat, Baron St. Helens lends his name to a famous American what?MOUNTAIN
An abbreviation of the term “hypertext transfer protocol” typically appears at the beginning of a what?WEBSITE ADDRESS
An action that makes a bad situation worse is often described as “rubbing” what “into a wound”?SALT
An Al Pacino movie and a Metallica album both share what title,borrowed from the Pledge of Allegiance?…AND JUSTICE FOR ALL
An alternate to Equal or Sweet’N Low,Splenda is a sugar substitute that comes in what color packets?YELLOW
An alternative to the SAT, the ACT is a standardized college entrance exam in which scores range from 1 to what number?36
An alternative to tofu, seitan is a meat substitute primarily made from what?WHEAT GLUTEN
An apiculturist does what for a living?KEEPS BEES
An article on titled “Frying Nemo” determines whether what animals can truly feel pain?FISH
An Asian equivalent of a John Deere,which of these animals is known as the “living tractor of the East”?WATER BUFFALO
An aviation fanatic,what film star is a licensed commercial pilot and flies his own Boeing 707 jet?JOHN TRAVOLTA
An avid art collector himself,what comedian penned the novel “An Object of Beauty,” about an ambitious young art dealer?STEVE MARTIN
An earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale is how many times greater in magnitude than one measuring 5.0?100 *CORRECT*
An elephant’s tusks correspond to what type of teeth on a human?INCISORS
An English specialty,shepherd’s pie consists of meat baked in a “crust” made from what hearty side dish?MASHED POTATOES
An epigraph to what classic novel features the quotation, “You are all a lost generation”?THE SUN ALSO RISES
An essential component in tango music, the bandoneon is a musical instrument that closely resembles a what?ACCORDION
An expensive building material, particle board is made by pressing together small pieces of what?WOOD
An explosive episode of the TV show “MythBusters” proved that what nitrate-rich food can be used to power a rocket?SALAMI
An iconic 1964 painting by Rene Magritte depicts a businessman in a bowler hat who face is obscured by a what?APPLE
An iconic road sign located just south of the Las Vegas Strip welcomes visitors to what?FABULOUS LAS VEGAS
An iconic road sign located just south of the Los Vegas Strip welcomes visitors to what?FABULOUS LOS VEGAS
An important characteristic of motor oil,viscosity is the ability of a liquid to resist what?FLOWING
An indefinitely large number is often expressed to what degree?Nth
An interrosseus part of the human body is, by definition, an area that is situated between two what?BONES
An iPhone app from advises users on the best time to go to the restroom while doing what?WATCHING A MOVIE
An ironic allusion to a famous legislator, “The Volstead” in New York City is a cheekily-named what?BAR
An observation platform is called a crow’s nest and is traditionally found at the top of a what?BOAT
An ocean-dwelling snail,the sea hare is named for its tentacles that resemble two long what?EARS
An ode to the president,what R&B group remade an old hit with the 2009 single “Solid(As Barack)”?ASHFORD & SAMPSON
An oenophile is a person who enjoys what?WINE
An old myth suggests throwing what food against the wall to determine when it is properly cooked?SPAGHETTI
An old saying claims that if what will not come to Mohammed,Mohammed will go to it?THE MOUNTAIN
An old saying,similar to “let the buyer beware,” warns against purchasing what animal “in a poke”?PIG
An old trick for preventing spilled wine from staining is to quickly apply club soda,then which of these?SALT
An old way of wondering if a new product or work of art will have mainstream success asks, “Will it play” here?IN PEORIA
An opthamologist would most likely treat someone suffering from which of these ailments?GLAUCOMA
An organization for bald men,Bald R Us celebrates its International Bald Holiday on the birthday of what Oscar winner?YUL BRYNNER
An “estate tax” is typically levied by the government after what life event?DEATH
Angry over their government’s finance policies,in 2011 protestors in what country started hurling yogurt at police?GREECE
Annoying to some while fun for others “The Name Game” is a children’s rhyming game,also known as what?THE BANANA SONG
Annually since 1978,the Kennedy Center has bestowed “Honors” on distinguished people in what field?PERFORMING ARTS
Anyone who has read “Wuthering Heights” should know that the word “wuthering” means what?WINDY
Appearing at the end of many country names, the suffix “-stan” originates from what language?PERSIAN
Appearing in autumn,the harvest moon is one of about how many full moons that occur each year?12 *CORRECT*
Appearing in over 2600 periodicals around the globe, what is the world’s most widely syndicated comic strip?GARFIELD
Appropriately, “Family Guy” father Peter Griffin’s middle name is Lowenbrau,a popular ’80s brand of what?BEER
Appropriately,the letters in the name “Katie Holmes” can be rearranged to form the phrase “She like a” what?TOM
Appropriately,the Spanish word for heaven,”cielo,” is also the word for what?SKY
Approximately 10,000 avalanches occur each winter in which of these U.S. states?UTAH
April 12, 2011, marked the 150th anniversary of what event in U.S. history?START OF CIVIL WAR
Armbands are popular accessories for which of these tech gadgets?iPOD
Armistice Day, which later became Veterans Day, originally commemorated the end of what war?WORLD WAR I
As a boy,Louisiana governor Piyush Jindal named himself “Bobby” after a character on what sitcom?THE BRADY BUNCH
As a familiar rhyme reminds us,which of these months has more than 30 days?JULY
As a handy rhyme tells us, how many months have 31 days?7
As a marketing ploy,what critter is often added to bottles of the Mexican liquor Mezcal?WORM
As a practitioner of “kinetic sculpture,” artist Alexander Calder pioneered what kid-friendly art form?MOBILES
As a token of goodwill,in 1909 the city of Tokyo donated to the United States 2,000 what?CHERRY TREES
As any avid Twitterer knows, the maximum number of characters allowed for a single “tweet” is what?140
As any fashionista could tell you,what upscale designer’s shoes generally feature a signature red sole?CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN
As any foodie can tell you,a geoduck is a type of what?CLAM
As any late infomercial knows, in the popular “P90X” workout program, the 90 refers to what?TOTAL DAYS OF THE PROGRAM
As chefs know,the two succulent bits of meat on the back of a chicken,just above the thigh,are called what?OYSTERS
As compared to “regular” limes,key limes are typically what?SMALLER IN SIZE
As conservative in his fashion as he is in his politics,politician Rick Santorum is known to favor what clothing item?SWEATER VEST
As demonstrated by Egyptian protesters in 2011, Arabs consider it disrespectful to wave which of these at someone?A SHOE
As demonstrated in the name of the 2011 Super Bowl, how is “45” expressed in Roman numerals?XLV
As depicted in the “Iron Man” movies,which of these is one of Iron Man’s superpowers?FLIGHT
As host of the Tonight Show, Johnny Carson famously ended his monologues by pretending to do what?SWING A GOLF CLUB
As it is technically a legume,which of these “nuts” grows in pods underground rather than on trees?PEANUT
As its commercials incessantly remind you,which piece of exercise equipment was invented by an ex-Navy SEAL?PERFECT PUSHUP
As its literal title suggests, “Stuck On You” stars Greg Kinnear and Matt Damon as an affable pair of what?CONJOINED TWINS
As its name implies, Dwell magazine is dedicated to what subject?HOME DESIGN
As its name implies, the Guinness World Book of Records was initially published by what kind of business?BREWERY
As its name implies,Bowfire is a music show featuring several performers who are virtuosos on the what?FIDDLE
As its name implies,the trench coat is a wardrobe staple originally designed for what group of people?MILITARY SOLDIERS
As its name suggests, No “Zit” Sherlock is a beauty product that treats what unpleasant condition?ACNE
As its name suggests, Wookieepedia is an online source of information about what sci-fi movie series?STAR WARS
As its name suggests,the Web site allows users to do which of the following online?FILE TAXES
As its name suggests,what two letters are prominently displayed in Dos Equis beer logo?XX
As its title hints at,the 2012 movie “Joyful Noise” features what type of musical acts?GOSPEL CHOIRS
As Mario and Luigi could tell you,”idraulico” is the Italian word for what professional?PLUMBER
As Mike “The Situation” Torrentino must know,”six-pack” abs are formed by which of the abdominal muscles?RECTUS ABDOMINIS
As music legend Prince must surely know,which of these colors is often associated with royalty?PURPLE
As of 2010, Athina Rousell de Miranda is the only surviving heir to whose vast fortune?ARISTOTLE ONASSIS
As of 2010, how much does it cost to buy a single issue of the newspaper “USA TODAY”?1.00_
As of 2010, what daytime show has won more Daytime Emmys than any other show in TV history?SESAME STREET
As of 2010, what is the only state that does not have mandatory seat belt law for adults?NEW HAMPSHIRE
As of 2010, which of these historic people has not been depicted on a Pez dispenser?BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
As of 2010, which of these movie franchises has not released a film in 3D?BATMAN
As of 2010,which of these Bravo “Real Housewives” has not released a music single?MICHAELE SALAHI
As of 2011, which of these positions in the U.S. government has been filled by a woman three different times?SECRETARY OF STATE
As of 2011,how much does it cost to buy a single issue of the newspaper “USA Today”?$1
As of 2011,what is the earliest age at which a person in the U.S. can collect their Social Security retirement benefits?62
As of 2011,what southern university has produced three Miss Americas and one William Faulkner?OLE MISS
As of 2011,which of the following has never been the title of a reality show about making cakes?CAKE MIX
As of 2011,which of these movie stars has not yet reached the unofficial “retirement age” of 65?BILL MURRAY
As of 2011,which of these positions in the U.S. government has been filled by a woman three different times?SECRETARY OF STATE
As of 2012,which of these comedians has never hosted the Academy Awards?JIMMY FALLON
As of April 2011,residents of which of these U.S. states do not currently pay state income tax?ALASKA
As part of a recent culinary trend,”locavores” adhere specifically to a strict diet of what?FOOD GROWN NEAR THEIR HOMES
As part of its 2009 bankruptcy plan,Chrysler agreed to form a partnership with what European automaker?FIAT
As prolific director Woody Allen once quipped, “Eighty percent of success is” what?SHOWING UP
As seen in countless movie plots,what government agency oversees the Witness Protection Program?U.S. MARSHALS
As seen in online videos, a person can create soda geysers by combining Diet Coke with which of these?MINT MENTOS
As seen on tax refunds from the IRS,checks issued by the U.S. Treasure feature what American landmark?STATUE OF LIBERTY
As suggested by its quirky style, the 2010 film “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World” is based on an original what?GRAPHIC NOVEL
As suggested by the food company he created,chef Hector Boiardi specialized in what cuisine?ITALIAN
As the title of a 2006 documentary puts its, “Who is Harry Nilsoon (And Why Is Everyone Talking About Him)?”A SINGER
As the “Fresh Prince” theme music tells us,Will Smith was born and raised where?WEST PHILADELPHIA
As those who observe it well know, lent traditionally lasts how long?40 DAYS
Asthma is a medical condition that primarily affects what bodily system?RESPIRATORY
Astigmatism is a medical condition that can often be corrected by which of these surgeries?LASIK SURGERY
At 1.98 millimeters thick, which of these U.S. coins is the thickest?NICKEL
At a 2007 charity auction,the winner paid $64,800 for a saxophone belonging to what former U.S. president?BILL CLINTON
At a recycling plant,which of these materials would be categorized as either “ferrous” or “nonferrous”?SCRAP METAL
At birth,Hillary Clinton was given what middle name?DIANE
At Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry,the Tesla Coil is used to simulate what natural event?LIGHTNING STORM
At Chinese restaurants,which of these menu items is traditionally deep-fried?EGG ROLL
At Disneyland Paris,”Le Chateau de la Belle au Bois Dormant” is the castle for what fairy tale heroine?SLEEPING BEAUTY
At five feet eleven inches, Michelle Obama is tied with whom for tallest First Lady?ELEANOR ROOSEVELT
At health spas, slices of what vegetable are commonly placed over a person’s eyes to reduce swelling?CUCUMBERS
At his 2011 Comedy Central roast,who playfully compared his famous hair to that of a “wet raccoon”?DONALD TRUMP
At just 18,Jason Bateman became the youngest person to join the Director’s Guild after directing an episode of what sitcom?THE HOGAN FAMILY
At the 1936 Olympics, Jesse Owens shocked the host nation by winning 4 golds in what event?TRACK AND FIELD
At the 2010 VMA’s,who picked up her “Video of the Year” award wearing a dress fashioned out of raw meat?LADY GAGA
At the 2011 North American International auto show, what automaker unveiled a new, roomier midsize Passat?VOLKSWAGEN
At the beginning of a game of chess,what pieces occupy the four corners of the board?ROOKS
At the end of each episode, which of these reality shows asks the losing contestant to “sashay away”?RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE
At the end of the 1953 movie “Shane,” what does the little boy famously yell as Shane rides off into the sunset?COME BACK!
At the end of “The Breakfast Club,” Molly Ringwald gives Judd Nelson her what?DIAMOND EARRING
At the National Spelling Bee,official “pronouncers” may provide all but which of the following to the spellers?SYNONYMS
At the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery,whose portrait depicts him holding a computer disk?BILL GATES
At the start of a chess match, the basic opening move E2-E4 involves moving what game piece?PAWN
At the State of the Union address,who usually sits with the vice president right behind the U.S. president?SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE
At which of these food retailers are about 80% of the products on the shelves the store’s own brand?TRADER JOE’S
At which of these places would a person most likely find a book called a hymnal?CHURCH
At whose Presidential library may visitors listen to a copy of the infamous “Smoking Gun” tape?RICHARD NIXON
ATM’s in London that offer instructions in Cockney slang ask you for your “Huckleberry Finn” instead of your what?PIN
Attempting to liken the phone to a newborn baby,the engineer who sent the first text message in the U.S. wrote what?BURP
Aubergine, the British term for an eggplant, is also the name of a shade of what color?DARK PURPLE
Audiences sang the lyrics “summer fling,don’t mean a thing” at a 2010 “Sing-A-Long” re-release of what movie musical?GREASE
Author and etiquette guru Judith Martin writes a newspaper column under the pen name “Miss” what?MANNERS
Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez is best known for his masterpiece “One Hundred Years of” what?SOLITUDE
Available to download on your iPod, Radio Lingua offers users lessons on what?FOREIGN LANGUAGES
Awarded to about 20 to 40 U.S. citizens each year,the MacArthur Foundation’s annual grant has what nickname?GENIUS GRANT
Backyard gas grills are commonly fueled by a liquid form of what compound?PROPANE
Ballerina Sarah Lane made headlines by claiming that Natalie Portman only did 5 percent of the dancing in what film?BLACK SWAN
Banksy, a wildly popular contemporary artist, is best known for what kind of works?GRAFFITI PAINTINGS
Banned in some areas,the controversial method by which natural gas is extracted from rock formations is known as what?HYDROFRACKING
Barack Obama’s 1st name is derived from a Semetic word meaning what?Blessed
Bartlett,Bosc and Comice are popular varieties of what kind of fruit?PEAR
Baseball’s Brooklyn Dodgers got its name from fans who “dodged” what on their way to home games?TROLLEYS
Based on a true story, the 2010 film “127 Hours” stars James Franco as Aron Ralston, a courageous what?MOUNTAIN CLIMBER
Based on events of the 1976 Soweto riots, the Broadway musical “Sarafina!” is set in what country?SOUTH AFRICA
Based on France’s “24 hours of Le Mans,” America’s “24 hours of Le Mons” is a race involving what?CARS
Based on the childrens’ books, the main characters of the Nick Jr TV show “Olivia” are what animals?PIGS
Based on the foreign film “8 1/2,” the Broadway musical “Nine” features what aptly-titled song?BE ITALIAN
Basic Enlisted Submarine School is a training course offered by which branch of the U.S. military?NAVY
Basra is the chief port of which Persian Gulf country?IRAQ
Bateau,scoop and sweetheart are terms used to refer to different styles of a dress’s what?NECKLINE
Bearnaise, a classic French sauce served with steak, is traditionally flavored with which of these herbs?TARRAGON
Because he grew up with it,which of these actors would not have to fake an Irish accent?COLIN FARRELL
Because he ostensibly works in the fields all day,what ad icon sports a wide-brimmed hat?JUAN VALDEZ
Because he produced over 350 low-budget films,what filmmaker is known as the “King of the B-Movies”?ROGER CORMAN
Because he shares his name with his late father,what NASCAR superstar is popularly known as “Junior”?DALE EARNHARDT
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
Because he was a housekeeper,what TV father had the lowest-paying job in’s “TV Dad Salary Analysis”?TONY MICELLI
Because he “unconsciously plagerized” it, what artist shares his “Forever Young” royalties with Bob Dylan?ROD STEWART
Because it can only play one note at a time,which of the following is a monophonic musical instrument?TRUMPET
Because it causes painful throat contractions that make swallowing water difficult,rabies is also called what?HYDROPHOBIA
Because it consists of seven installments,which of these popular book series is considered a “heptalogy”?HARRY POTTER
Because it contains espresso,which of these dessert names literally means “pick-me-up” in Italian?TIRAMISU
Because it contains liquid, passengers may not carry which of these New York souvenirs on board an airplane?MANHATTAN SNOW GLOBE
Because it doesn’t contain yeast,which of these breads is considered a quick bread?CORN BREAD
Because it featured many of its core “members,” which of these ’80s movies is considered a “Brat Pack” film?ST.ELMO’S FIRE
Because it features a dead character’s secrets,the TV drama “Pretty Little Liars” has been called a teen version of what?DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES
Because it focuses on the relationship of its two male stars, which of these films is called a “bromance”?I LOVE YOU MAN
Because it has the lowest boiling point of any substance,what element is used as a cooling agent in MRIs?HELIUM
Because it is a fictionalized account of the author’s real life, which of these novels is considered a “roman a clef”?THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA
Because it is a fictionalized account of the author’s real life,which of these novels is considered a “roman a la clef”?THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA
Because it is considered disrespectful to the monarchy,what movie musical is reportedly banned in Thailand?THE KING AND I
Because it is easy to raise and has a mild taste, what extremely popular fish is known as “aquatic chicken”?TILAPIA
Because it is often called “Roquette” in French, which of these gourmet salad greens is commonly referred to as “rocket”?ARUGULA
Because it is primarily spread through saliva,what illness is popularly known as the “kissing disease”?MONONUCLEOSIS
Because it is produced by the body,which of these vitamins is classified as a hormone?VITAMIN D
Because it is released in stressful situations, which of these is known as the “fight or flight” hormone?ADRENALINE
Because it is similar in texture,which of these fish is often called the “poor man’s lobster”?MONKFISH
Because it is sold in multiples of 64, computer RAM, or memory, is unavailable in which of these sizes?878 MB
Because it is thought to be easier than other sciences,what college course is nicknamed “Rocks for Jocks?”GEOLOGY
Because it lacks a developed sense of smell,the great horned owl is one of the biggest predators of what animal?SKUNK
Because it means “gentlemen,” which of these words often marks the way to men’s restrooms in Spanish-speaking places?CABALLEROS
Because it possesses both male and female reproductive organs, which animal is classified as a hermaphrodite?EARTHWORM
Because it resembles the exercise equipment, tongue-piercing jewelry is often referred to as a what?BARBELL
Because it was built for him,the prominent White House balcony overlooking the South Lawn is known as the what?TRUMAN BALCONY
Because it was invented by Eugene Rimmell in the 1800s, “rimmel” is used in France to refer to what cosmetic?MASCARA
Because it was the highest point on the Ohio & Erie Canal,what city’s name derives from the Greek word for “high place”?AKRON
Because its members are all related to a man named Leon, a rock band formed in 2000 has what nameKINGS OF LEON
Because its presidential namesake had no middle initial, a Utah grade school goofed by giving itself what name?JAMES A. MADISON
Because its spelling was not firmly established at the time, what word is misspelled on the Liberty Bell?PENNSYLVANIA
Because it’s a synonym, which of these French words could be considered a nickname for the word “nickname”?SOBRIQUET
Because it’s not evergreen,which of the following species would make a terrible Christmas tree?SILVER MAPLE
Because it’s spicy and made with tomato juice,the Michelada has been called a Mexican version of what classic drink?BLOODY MARY
Because it’s synthetic,which of these fabrics can be,and often is,made out of recycled plastic water bottles?POLAR FLEECE
Because it’s trademarked,which of these coffee drinks is only made by Starbucks?FRAPPUCCINO
Because of a novel by Vladimir Nabokov, what name has come to mean “a seductive young girl”?LOLITA
Because of how they are paid, what Hollywood professionals are known as “tenpercenters?”TALENT AGENTS
Because of its abundance of bright lights, what New York city landmark is called “The Great White Way”?BROADWAY
Because of its population, which state elects two senators but only one representative to Congress?DELAWARE
Because of its shape, which of these comfy chairs is sometimes referred to as a “dish chair”?PAPASAN CHAIR
Because of the motions involved,what activity is thought to help children correct a pigeon-toed gait?BALLET
Because of the way it looks, sneezing into the crook of your arm is commonly called a what?DRACULA SNEEZE
Because of their unique shape, TiVo remote controls are often playfully referred to as what?PEANUTS
Because people aren’t using it much, what term was scrapped from the New Oxford American Dictionary in 2005?INFORMATION SUPERHIGHWAY
Because she held over 40 different patents,inventor Beulah Louise Henry was popularly known by what nickname?LADY EDISON
Because the American “r” sound is rarely pronounced, in what country is Ronald McDonald called “Donald McDonald?”JAPAN
Because the country is at such high altitude,Tibet is known by what “homey” nickname?THE ROOF OF THE WORLD
Because the government requires it,most enriched grain products in the U.S. are fortified with what?FOLIC ACID
Because the process renders it undesirable,which of these vegetables is not typically sold in cans?BROCCOLI
Because the Roman calender began on March 1st,what month’s name comes from the Latin for “tenth”?DECEMBER
Because the storms were so destructive,all but which of these hurricane names have been retired?IDA
Because they contain nitrogen,what beer’s bubbles appear to float downward when poured into a glass?GUINNESS DRAUGHT
Because they give off a fluorescent glow when lit with them,black lights are used to detect which of these pests?SCORPIONS
Because they lack extra strokes on their letters, fonts like “Arial” and “Helvetica” are called “sans” what?SERIF
Because ultra-violet rays prompt the body to produce it, Vitamin D is often referred to by what nickname?SUNSHINE VITAMIN
Because we typically eat the fleshy part of its root, which of these foods is considered a root vegetable?TURNIP
Becoming popular in the U.S.,the Greek brand FAGE is a “strained” version of what dairy product?YOGURT
Before Barack Obama,who was the last sitting U.S. senator to become president?JOHN F. KENNEDY
Before Barbara Bush, what First Lady’s husband and son both served as U.S. president?ABIGAIL ADAMS
Before becoming a famous actor,who won a televised contest naming him “America’s Toughest Bouncer”?MR. T
Before becoming a successful film director, Rob Reiner played Michael Stivic on what classic sitcom?ALL IN THE FAMILY
Before becoming a supermodel,which of these women attended the Univeristy of Nairobi?IMAN
Before becoming a TV mom, what was Kate Gosselin’s profession?REGISTERED NURSE
Before becoming vice president, Joe Biden served as what state’s U.S. senator for 36 years?DELAWARE
Before beginning her solo career, Aimee Mann was the lead singer of what 1980s pop band?TIL TUESDAY
Before creating his successful TV series “The West Wing,” Aaron Sorkin wrote what famous line in film?YOU CAN’T HANDLE THE TRUTH!
Before he hit it big, what singer composed the famous ad jingle, “I’m stuck on BandAid”?BARRY MANILOW
Before he went solo,British singer Morrissey was frontman for which of these ’80s bands?THE SMITHS
Before it was prescribed to help regrow hair,the drug minoxidil was developed to treat what condition?HYPERTENSION
Before its country suffered a 15-year civil war, what city was known as “The Paris of the Middle East”?BEIRUT
Before LL Cool J did the honors in 2012,which of these awards shows had gone without a host for 7 years?GRAMMYS
Before Martin Scorsese offered him a part in “Raging Bull,” what actor was working at an Italian restaurant in the Bronx?JOE PESCI
Before playing a cheerleading coach on “Glee,” Jane Lynch played the manager of Smart Tech in what comedy film?THE 40-YEAR OLD VIRGIN
Before providing her voice on “Family Guy”,actress Mila Kunis played Jackie Burkhart on what TV series?THAT ’70S SHOW
Before starring in ABC’s “Modern Family,” Ed O’Neill was best known for playing what classic TV dad?AL BUNDY
Before starring in the 1999 film,who was dubbed a real-life “runaway bride” after leaving her fiance,Kiefer Sutherland?JULIA ROBERTS
Before starring in the Adam Sandler comedy “Just Go With It,” Brooklyn Decker was most famous for being a what?SWIMSUIT MODEL
Before starring in “Lost,” Matthew Fox played a key role in what ’90s teen drama?PARTY OF FIVE
Before starring in “Scrubs,”Sarah Chalke was dubbed “The other Becky” for her fill-in role on what TV show?ROSEANNE
Before starting a successful shoe company, Klaus Maertens held what position in the German army?DOCTOR
Before switching career paths,what prominent American studied clarinet performance at Juilliard?ALAN GREENSPAN
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
Before the names “Draper” and “Pryce” were added,the name of the ad agency featured on “Mad Men” was what?STERLING COOPER
Before they hit it big, the Beatles replaced band member Pete Best with whom?RINGO STARR
Before “Sex and the City,” “Sex and the Single Girl” was a 1962 groundbreaking advice book by whom?HELEN GURLEY BROWN
Bel Air,Brentwood,and Westwood are neighborhoods in what metropolitan area?LOS ANGELES
Believed by many to help heart health,resveratol is an organic compound found in which of these foods?RED WINE
Believed by the ancient Greeks to be a sacred or holy bone,the sacrum is located in what part of the human body?PELVIS
Believed to be caused by jets,rare cloud formations that often drop snow share their name with what office tool?HOLE-PUNCH
Believed to bring prosperity,Chinese restaurants often display a statue of what animal with one paw raised?CAT
Beloved by millions of women, Spanx is a popular brand of which of the following?UNDERGARMENTS
Benjamin Franklin once keenly observed that what two items “stink after three days”?FISH AND VISITORS
Benjamin Franklin once quipped that what government post should be addressed as “Your Superfluous Excellency”?VICE PRESIDENT
Besides elephants and rhinoceroses,what other animals are considered pachyderms?HIPPOPOTAMUSES
Besides Meredith Vieira,who is the only woman to have won an Emmy for hosting a game show?BETTY WHITE
Besides sporting his trademark smoking jacket and pipe, what media mogul is often seen wearing a sailor’s hat?HUGH HEFNER
Besides sporting his trademark smoking jacket and pipe, what media mogul is often seen wearing a sailor’s hat?HUGH HEFNER
Besides “Righteous Kill,”what other film features scenes between acting greats Al Pacino and Robert De Niro?HEAT
Best known for her political website “The Huffington Post,” Arianna Huffington hails from what country?GREECE
Best known for their hazelnut-filled Baci chocolates, Perugina is a confectionery based in what country?ITALY
Betcha can’t eat just one” is a classic slogan for what food brand?LAYS
Better known as the “Barefoot Contessa,” author and TV host Ina Garten is a guru in what field?COOKING
Between 1100 and 1547, there were eight kings of England who had what first name?HENRY
Between 2006 and 2009,actor Justin Long appeared in a series of TV ads,speaking what memorable line?HELLO, I’M A MAC. CORRECT
Between the ages of 6 and 10,President Obama resided primarily in what country?INDONESIA
Beverly Cleary is the author of a series of children’s books about the Quimby sisters,Beezus and whom?RAMONA
Bigger than all of the Earth’s land area combined,which of the world’s oceans is the largest?PACIFIC
Bill Clinton once said that climbing Kilimanjaro and running a marathon were two items on his what?BUCKET LIST
Biological Sciences is one of the four sections that make up which of these standardized tests?MCAT
Blue sky laws are state regulations designed to protect people from what?SECURITIES FRAUD
Boasting more than 70% of the state’s people,which of the Hawaiian Islands is the most populated?OAHU
Boasting of its environmental consciousness,what retailer states that the two colors in its logo blend to make green?IKEA
Body mass index is a common measure of obesity based on weight and what other factor?HEIGHT
Born in 1905, Eugene Fodor was a pioneer of what book genre?TRAVEL GUIDES
Born in 1992,Frances Bean Cobain is the daughter of two musicians who were lead singers in what bands?NIRVANA AND HOLE
Born in England, musician Saul Hudson is better known by what stage name?SLASH
Born in New York,the legendary outlaw William H. Bonney,Jr. was better known as “Billy the” what?KID
Bosco chocolate syrup was used to simulate blood in which of these classic horror films?PSYCHO
Boston’s Ted Williams tunnel is named in honor of a legendary player in what sport?BASEBALL
Both Katharine Ross and Nicole Kidman have played Joanna Eberhart, the main character from what novel?THE STEPFORD WIVES
Both “gam” and “pod” are terms used to describe what group of animals?WHALES
Brackets are best described as “square-cornered” versions of what other punctuation marks?PARENTHESES
Breathalyzer test results are often introduced as evidence in cases involving which of these crimes?DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE
Brewer Anheuser-Busch is the nation’s largest purchaser of which of these crops?RICE
Bridal veils are typically made from what sheer material?
British General James Brudenell, the namesake of a popular style of sweater, held which of these titles?EARL OF CARDIGAN
Bruce Springsteen’s album “The Ghost of Tom Joad” references the main character of what classic novel?THE GRAPES OF WRATH
Bubbles collapsing in synovial fluid is what creates the sound that occurs when you do what?CRACK YOUR KNUCKLES
Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman named his daughter Uma,which means “bright one” in what language?SANSKRIT
Built to mark the 2,500th anniversary of the Persian Empire,the Azadi Tower is a landmark in what capital city?TEHRAN
Buzz Aldrin served as the model for which of these popular award statuettes?MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARD
By definition, a chiropodist is a specialist who treats disorders of the what?FEET
By definition, a cooper is a person who makes or repairs which of the following?BARRELS
By definition, a corporation that files for Chapter 11 is doing what?DECLARING BANKRUPTCY
By definition, a defenestrated object has been what?THROWN OUT A WINDOW
By definition, a maillot is what type of women’s clothing?ONE-PIECE SWIMSUIT
By definition, a non-com is an enlisted member of the U.S. armed forces who is what?NONCOMISSIONED
By definition, a parochial school is run by which of the following?RELIGIOUS GROUP
By definition, a person whose mouth is “agape”has a mouth that is what?WIDE OPEN
By definition, a plutocracy is a government controlled by whom?THE WEALTHY
By definition, a pseudologue does which of these things?TELLS LIES
By definition, a right triangle must contain one angle that has what precise measurement?90 DEGREES
By definition, a snickerdoodle is a what?COOKIE
By definition, a “doula” provides assistance during which of these events?CHILDBIRTH
By definition, a “supermax” is an extremely high security what?PRISON
By definition, an apivorous bird eats primarily what?BEES
By definition, an analgesic is a type of medication intended primarily to do what?RELIEVE PAIN
By definition, an estuary is a place where what two natural formations meet?RIVER AND SEA
By definition, bariatrics is a branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of what condition?OBESITY
By definition, food that is served flambeed is served how?LIT ON FIRE
By definition, gestational diabetes can only occur to what group of people?PREGNANT WOMEN
By definition, someone who is “skirling” is playing what type of musical instrument?BAGPIPES
By definition, what does a game-keeper keep?ANIMALS
By definition, what does a gamekeeper keep?ANIMALS
By definition, what shape is a gable roof?TRIANGULAR
By definition, where does an abyssopalegic animal live?AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA
By definition, which of these geometric shapes is a parallelogram?RECTANGLE
By definition, which of these popular craft hobbies involves the use of a hooked needle?CROCHET
By definition, which of these types of triangles is always acute?EQUILATERAL TRIANGLE
By definition, which of these vessels is a canoe?KAYAK
By definition,a defenestrated object has been what?THROWN OUT A WINDOW
By definition,a diurnal event occurs how often?EVERY DAY
By definition,a doctor specializing in geriatrics primarily treats problems relating to what?AGING
By definition,a gullywasher is a sudden,strong what?RAINSTORM
By definition,a holographic will is which of the following?HANDWRITTEN
By definition,a kibbutz is a communal farm or settlement in what country?ISRAEL
By definition,a Mexican dish served “con queso” comes with what?CHEESE
By definition,a pith helmet is a lightweight hat worn to protect the head from what?SUN AND HEAT
By definition,a quinquagenarian is a person who falls into what age range?FIFTIES
By definition,a semicircle is what portion of a circle?ONE-HALF
By definition,a taxiway is a paved strip used by what type of vehicle?AIRPLANE
By definition,a “roughneck” is a laborer who works where?OIL RIG
By definition,a “towhead” has what distinguishing feature?LIGHT-BLOND HAIR
By definition,Angora wool comes from one of two animals:the Angora goat or the Angora what?RABBIT
By definition,crostini is an Italian appetizer that requires what main ingredient?TOASTED BREAD
By definition,polyandry occurs when a woman has more than one what?HUSBAND
By definition,the speed at which music is performed is known as what?TEMPO
By definition,what kind of flower is a fleur-de-lis?IRIS
By definition,where does an abyssopelagic animal live?AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA
By definition,which of these classic French recipes contains nuts?TROUT AMANDINE
By defitnition, a pitch helmet is a lightweight hat worn to protect the hat from what?SUN AND HEAT
By far the rarest, only 1 percent of the U.S. population has what blood type?AB NEGATIVE
By tradition,Navy SEAL candidates who give up during training do what to announce they are quitting?RING A BELL
Cafe Central is one of many historic coffeehouses in what European city,known for its coffeehouse culture?VIENNA
Calling it “historical fiction” in 2011 the History Channel refused to air a miniseries about what political family?THE KENNEDYS
Calling itself “America’s third largest party,” what group promotes “Minimum Government, Maximum Freedom”?LIBERTARIAN PARTY
Cameras that allow users to see exactly what picture will be taken are often labeled “SLR,” or “single lens” what?REFLEX
Candy made from fruits and nuts bound in starch and dusted with sugar is known as what kind of “delight”?TURKISH
Canned by Hormel’s competitor Armour,Treet is a rival version of what branded food?SPAM
Capable of eroding tooth enamel, which of these fruits is the most acidic?LEMON
Capable of storing up to two hundred gallons of water,a saguaro is a type of what?CACTUS
Cape Agulhas, and not the nearby Cape of Good Hope, is the southernmost point of what continent?AFRICA
Cape Wrangell is located at what extreme point in the U.S.?WESTERNMOST
Capri pants are named for a picturesque resort island located off the coast of what country?ITALY
Capsaicin is the chemical compound responsible for which of the following?HEAT OF PEPPERS
Captain Edward John Smith famously piloted what historic craft?RMS TITANIC
Captured in an iconic photograph, the WWII flag-raising at Iwo Jima took place atop what mountain?MOUNT SURIBACHI
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
Carrots are said to be good for the eyes because they enable the body to create what nutrient?VITAMIN A
Carson Daly,the host of the NBC singing contest “The Voice,” was also the host of what MTV music show?TOTAL REQUEST LIVE
Cartoon character SpongeBob SquarePants has what distinctive physical characteristic?BUCKTEETH
Castanets are musical instruments traditionally played while attached to what part of the body?THUMB
Caught by the FBI in 2011, Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger inspired a character in what gangster movie?THE DEPARTED
Caused by repeatedly looking down,a recent phenomenon of pronounced neck creases has been termed what?BLACKBERRY NECK
Causing excessive body hair growth,the medical condition hypertrichosis is slangily known as what?WEREWOLF SYNDROME
Cavendish is the most popular supermarket variety of what fruit?BANANA
Cavendish is the most popular supermarket variety of what fruit?BANANA
CC Bloom’s,a hotel in the tropics of Thailand,is named after a character from what 1980s movie?BEACHES
Celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2010, Junior’s is a New-York based restaurant famous for its what?CHEESECAKE
Cerulean is a shade of what color?BLUE
Challenging players to win control of an island,a wildly popular board game is known as “The” what “of Catan”?SETTLERS
Characterized as conformist and workaholic,the term “salaryman” refers to a white-collar employee in what country?JAPAN
Characterized by the hair-like strands covering its legs,Kiwa hirsuta is a crustacean more commonly known as what?YETI CRAB
Charles de Gaulle once quipped about how difficult it is to govern a country with 246 different what?VARIETIES OF CHEESE
Charlie Sheen and Martin Sheen have both starred in critically-acclaimed films set during what U.S. conflict?VIETNAM WAR
Chartreuse is a yellowish-green color that gets its name from a similiarly-colored type of what?LIQUER
Chef Paula Deen has caught flack for her recipe “Lady’s Brunch Burger,” a burger that replaces the bun with two what?GLAZED DOUGHNUTS
Chevre, Montrachet, and Bucheron are all cheeses primarily made from the milk of what animal?GOAT
Chiefly used in the U.K.,the term “serviette” refers to what everyday household item?NAPKIN
Children put Shrinky Dinks into what in order to make them shrink?OVEN
Christian radio personality Harold Camping was left “a little bewildered” when what day in 2011 passed Rapture-free?MAY 21ST
Christina Aguilera fumbled the lyrics of the national anthem at Super Bowl XLV when she belted out what phrase?WHAT SO PROUDLY WE WATCHED
Circus Peanuts,a classic marshmallow candy,are traditionally what color?ORANGE
Citing blood pressure risks, in 2010 the CDC claimed 90% of Americans were eating too much what?SALT
Claiming it is her lucky number,what young singer writes “13” on the back of her hand before shows?TAYLOR SWIFT
Claire Danes won an Emmy for playing Temple Grandin, a real-life autism advocate and expert in what field?ANIMAL BEHAVIOR
Classic kids’ stories involving Goldilocks,billy goats and little pigs all feature what word in their titles?THREE
Clocking in at over 8 minutes,what psychedelic Beatles track is by far the longest the group has ever recorded?REVOLUTION 9
Closely related to a wallaby and another marsupial, a wallaroo is native to what continent?AUSTRALIA
Cockapoos are hybrid dogs created by breeding cocker spaniels with what other dogs?POODLES
Coined by George Bernard Shaw,the term “bardolatry” refers to the excessive worship of what famous writer?WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Coined in “Gulliver’s Travels,” what insult originally referred to a race of human savages who were ruled by horses?YAHOO
College students interested in science commonly take a class known as “gross” what?ANATOMY
College students often use the term “Underwater basket weaving” to refer to classes that are what?EASY
Coloma, California marks what important event in U.S. history?THE GOLD RUSH
Colorado is nicknamed The Centennial State because it joined the Union in what year?1876
Colorado’s Tour de Cure,which raises money for diabetes research,features what type of athletic event?BICYCLE RACE
Comedian Dan Whitney is better known by what stage name?LARRY THE CABLE GUY
Comedians riffed about talking cars and lifeguards at a 2010 Comedy Central roast skewering what actor?DAVID HASSELHOFF
Comic book hero Green Lantern uses what mystical accessory to unleash his otherworldly powers?RING
Comic strip character Charlie Brown favors what well-known expression of dismay?GOOD GRIEF!
Commonly associated with Ireland,a brogue is a type of what?ACCENT
Commonly known as Prince Harry,Prince William’s younger brother has what actual first name?HENRY
Commonly known by his nickname “Teddy,” U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy had what given first name?EDWARD
Commonly used as seating in restaurants,banquettes are what type of furniture?PADDED BENCHES
Commonly used in Central American cuisine, pernil is meat that comes from what animal?PIG
Commonly used in the shower, a loofah is the fibrous interior of which of the following?TROPICAL GOURD
Composed by a Mexican songwriter in 1941,the classic song “Besame Mucho” translates to what in English?KISS ME A LOT
Composed by Johann Strauss, one of the world’s most famous waltzes is called “Blue” what?DANUBE
Concerned with the protection of endangered elephants,eBay expressly forbids the sale of objects made of what?IVORY
ConocoPhillips belongs to a group of multinational corporations often referrred to as “Big” what?OIL
Considered a stunning architectural achievement,Spain’s Guggenheim Museum Bilbao was designed by whom?FRANK GEHRY
Considered an “easy A,” what college-level course is often jokingly referred to as “Clapping for Credit”?MUSIC APPRECIATION
Considered by many to be the best motion picture ever made,Orson Welles was just how old when he made “Citizen Kane”?25 *CORRECT*
Considered extremely “contagious,” what term is often used by children to essentially mean “germs”?COOTIES
Considered good for the heart, tannis are compounds found primarily in which of these beverages?RED WINE
Considered one of the world’s greatest soccer players, Cristiano Ronaldo hails from what country?PORTUGAL
Considered the most influential in his field,Lester Bangs was best known for what kind of journalism?ROCK MUSIC
Considered the opposite of sexy,women’s underwear that comes up to the waist is slangily known as what?GRANNY PANTIES
Considered “too fat” for a single seat, what film director was bumped from a Southwest Airlines flight in 2010?KEVIN SMITH
Consisting of food served in a specialized box, “bento” is a popular type of meal native to what country?JAPAN
Containing a deadly toxin, the carefully-prepared Japanese delicacy “fugu” is what type of animal?PUFFERFISH
Contestants for the Scripps National Spelling Bee may not have passed beyond what grade?EIGHTH
Contestants on the reality show “Scream Queens” compete for a role in a movie that is part of what film franchise?SAW
Contestants on the singoff in 2010, the Whiffenpoofs are an a capella group from what university?YALE
Coordinated Universal Time,the worldwide standard for timekeeping,is directly based on the behavior of what?ATOMS
Coral reefs form due to a gradual accumulation of which of the following?ANIMAL SKELETONS
Courting worldwide controversy, in 2010 what country banned wearing full-face Islamic veils in public?FRANCE
Covered by The Fugees in 1996,”Killing Me Softly” was first made famous by what singer in 1973?ROBERTA FLACK
Covering about 3.5 million square miles,which of these deserts is the largest?SAHARA
Covering almost the entire body and marketed toward Muslim women,the “Burqini” is a modest type of what clothing?BATHING SUIT
Cowboy Sketch and “A View to Kill” are two listings in a book titled what?CHRISTOPHER WALKEN A TO Z
Craftsmen known as “shapers” and “glassers” are involved in the production of what kind of sports equipment?SURFBOARDS
Craigslist is a popular online message board that was created in 1995 to serve what U.S. city?SAN FRANCISCO
Created by a college professor, what is the CORRECT order when typing the original emoticon for a smiley face?COLON, DASH, PARENTHESES
Created by J.J. Abrahms,the 2012 crime drama “Alcatraz” is set in and around what U.S. city?SAN FRANCISCO
Created in the Chesapeake Bay area,Old Bay seasoning was meant to go with what type of food?SEAFOOD
Creator of a famous sportswear brand,Rene Lacoste was a French champion in the 1920s in what sport?TENNIS
Crucial for maintaining balance,the vestibular apparatus is located where in the human body?INNER EAR
Culinarily speaking,which of these nursery rhyme characters had the easiest access to mutton?LITTLE BO PEEP
Curds and whey,Miss Muffet’s snacks of choice,are created during what culinary process?MAKING CHEESE
Curves is a popular fitness club chain aimed at what specific demographic?WOMEN
Dampers,pieces of felt used to mute the strings,are often inside which of these musical instruments?PIANO
Daniel Handler writes the kids’ book series “A Series of Unfortunate Events” under what pen name?LEMONY SNICKET
Daredevil motorcyclist Evel Knievel once earned a Guinness World Record for doing what 433 times?BREAKING A BONE
Darwin’s theory of evolution was supported by observing which of these birds on the Galapagos Islands?FINCHES
Dashiell Hammett’s Sam Spade mysteries are set in the seamy underside of what U.S. city?SAN FRANCISCO
Dave Berry once wrote that there was no way to kill what plant “that does not involve nuclear weapons”?CRABGRASS
David Evans,the lead guitarist for the rock band U2,performs under what stage name?THE EDGE
David Letterman and Madonna are two celebrities known for having a diastema, the medical term for a what?GAP BETWEEN TEETH
Deadly Nadders, Hideous Zipplebacks and Gronckles are feared creatures in what 2010 movie?HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON
Debuting in 1960,what classic animated series was the first to run in primetime?THE FLINTSTONES
Debuting in 2008, “The Rachel Maddow Show” is a popular political talk show that airs on what network?MSNBC
Debuting in 2010,which As-Seen-On-TV product promises to make women’s outfits”office appropriate?”CAMI SECRET
Decades before WikiLeaks,the leaked “Pentagon Papers” were classified documents about what U.S. event?VIETNAM WAR
Dee Brown’s bestselling history of the American West is titled “Bury My Heart” where?AT WOUNDED KNEE
Demonstrating the popularity of the internet,the CBS sitcom “$#*!” My Dad Says” actually began as a what?TWITTER ACCOUNT
Dendrochronology is the scientific method of estimating the date of past events or artifacts by analyzing what?TREE RINGS
Deoxiribose, a main component of DNA, is a type of what?SUGAR
Depicted in a 2002 Scorsese film, Five Points was a notoriously dangerous slum located in what U.S. city?NEW YORK
Depicting two hands sketching each other, “Drawing Hands” is a 1948 lithograph by what famous artist?M.C. ESCHER
Derived from a Chinese expression,a person who is “kowtowing” is doing what?KNEELING AND BOWING
Derived from a passage in Balzac,a popular saying states “behind every great fortune is a great” what?CRIME
Derived from a Spanish term for a newborn animal, a “cria” is used to refer to a baby what?LLAMA
Derived from its Greek name, areology is the scientific study of what planet?MARS
Derived from the name of an American Indian tribe the famous prison in Ossining,New York is called what?SING SING
Derived from the practice of drinking lime juice to prevent scurvy,”limey” is a slang term for a person from where?GREAT BRITAIN
Deriving its name from the French word for “melt,” fondant is a creamy mixture mostly used as what?CAKE ICING
Described as a 370-year old Forks, WA resident, who ranked second on Forbes’ 2011 list of wealthiest fictional characters?CARLISE CULLEN
Describing a person as “sinistral” is a fancy way of saying they are what?LEFT-HANDED
Design guru Jonathan Ive is responsible for the look of which of these iconic products?IPOD
Designed by Tiffany & Co.,the Commissioner’s Trophy is awarded to the winners of what championship?WORLD SERIES
Designed in 1958 to promote nuclear disarmament,the “peace symbol” is a circle divided into how many pieces?FOUR *CORRECT*
Designed to keep criminals from profiting from their crimes,a “Son of Sam” law is named after what infamous person?DAVID BERKOWITZ
Despite being a surprisingly good golfer,President Taft weighed roughly how much when he left office?340 POUNDS
Despite being only 10 sentences long, what children’s book was adapted into a 94-minute film in 2009?WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE
Despite being “the epicenter of prep style,” what city did GQ dub “America’s Worst-Dressed” in 2011?BOSTON
Despite having the word “fly” in their name, fireflies are actually what kind of insect?BEETLE
Despite how its spelled,what state’s capital name is properly pronounced “PEER”?SOUTH DAKOTA
Despite its international sounding name, which of these foods was actually invented in the U.S?GERMAN CHOCOLATE CAKE
Despite its name, which of the following is an actual type of meat?SWEETBREAD
Despite its name,the popular piece of meat for barbecue known as “pork butt” comes from what part of the pig?SHOULDER
Despite publishing under a male pseudonym,which of these classic authors was actually a woman?GEORGE ELIOT
Despite serving the shortest presidency, who delivered the longest inaugural address, nearly 2 hours long?WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON
Despite spanning nearly four million square miles, what country has had only one time zone since 1949?CHINA
Developed by an elementary school teacher, Airborne is a popular herbal remedy that aims to do what?FIGHT OFF COLDS
Developed by engineer James Watt,what unit of measure is equivalent to lifting 33,000 “foot pounds” per minute?HORSEPOWER
Developed by the Greeks,the geocentric theory of the universe states that what lies at its center?EARTH is a tongue-in-cheek website that exposes the dangers of dihydrogen monoxide,better known as what?WATER
Diets that incorporate the eating habits of Greece,Spain and Italy are fittingly referred to as what?MEDITERRANEAN
Directed by Jack Nicholson,”The Two Jakes” is the critically-panned sequel to what acclaimed film?CHINATOWN
Discovered 2.2 miles under the ground,the deepest living animal was given what appropriate nickname?DEVIL WORM
Displayed on all their farming equipment, what are the trademark colors of the John Deere brand?GREEN AND YELLOW
Doctors advise pregnant women to consume sufficient amounts of Vitamin B9, known as what?FOLIC ACID
Doctors listen for “Korotkoff sounds” when they check what?BLOOD PRESSURE
Dolittle,Strangelove and Zhivago are surnames of classic movie characters who share what distinguished title?DOCTOR
Donning a sizeable gray-ribboned hat, who performed “My Country Tis of Thee” at Barack Obama’s inaugeration?ARETHA FRANKLIN
Doppler is the team mascot of what WNBA franchise?SEATTLE STORM
Doppler is the team mascot of what WNBA franchise?SEATTLE STORM
Drawing 3 million visitors over 24 days,what U.S. state reportedly hosts the most attended state fair in the country?TEXAS
Dresses whose hemlines are short in front but long in back are known by what hair-inspired term?MULLET DRESS
Drip irrigation systems perform roughly the same function as which of these gardening implements?LAWN SPRINKLER
Drivers traversing the Golden Gate Bridge are afforded picturesque views of what famous island?ALCATRAZ
Dropping from a size 16 down to a size 6, what actress was spokesperson for Weight Watchers in 2010?JENNIFER HUDSON
Drugs known as “beta blockers” are commonly prescribed for which of these conditions?HYPERTENSION
Dubbed “The Angriest Man in the World,” viral video star Jack Rebney is better known as what?WINNEBAGO MAN
Due in part to the city of Hershey,what U.S. state is the country’s leading producer of chocolate?PENNSYLVANIA
Due to his line of work, what notable American is often referred to by the press as “The Reverend Al?”AL SHARPTON
Due to his real-life first initial, the actor known for playing Mini-Me in the Austin Powers films has what nickname?MINI-V
Due to its deep and powerful sound,what brass instrument is traditionally the only one of its kind in an orchestra?TUBA
Due to its history, New York’s Ellis Island is home to a museum focusing on what subject?IMMIGRATION
Due to its immense popularity with the Chinese,what U.S. state was the first to open its own tourism office in China?NEVADA
Due to its low rate of obesity,what state is consistently labeled the “skinniest” in the U.S.?COLORADO
Due to its political content, which of these comics was often published in newspapers’ op-ed sections?THE BLOOMDOONS
Due to its presumed power over backsliding vegetarians,which of the following has been labeled a “Gateway Meat”?BACON
Due to its rich history,what area of the world is popularly known as the “cradle of civilization”?MESOPOTAMIA
Due to its strict obscenity laws, which of these countries once published a version of “Playboy” without any nudity?INDONESIA
Due to its unique chemical qualities, which of these foods can remain edible for centuries if sealed from moisture?HONEY
Due to licensing costs, what singer’s version of “Love and Marriage” is not on “Married…With Children” DVDs?FRANK SINATRA
Due to shifts in the Mississippi River,in 2010 Minnesota had to “return” two islands to what neighboring state?WISCONSIN
Due to Spanish naming conventions,which of these artists was born with a name that was 20 words long?PABLO PICASSO
Due to the appearance of the numbers, what poker hand is slangily known as “snowmen”?PAIR OF EIGHTS
Due to the popularity of Harry Potter, what word was added to the Oxford English dictionary in 2003?Muggle