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In the AAMCO song, when does the double beep occur.AFTER THE DOUBLE A
In the abbreviation for the medical procedure popularly known as an MRI,what does the “I’ stand for?IMAGING
In the acronym SRS, a common term for automobile airbags,the letter “R” stands for what?RESTRAINT
In the act that incited WWI,Serbian Gavrilo Princip assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand in 1914 in what city?SARAJEVO
In the agency abbreviation “EEOC,” the first E stands for “equal” and the second stands for what?EMPLOYMENT
In the animal kingdom, what term is used to describe the male who is the dominant member of a group?ALPHA
In the Bahamas, Oct 12th is Discovery Day, marking the arrival of what European explorer?CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
In the Bible, whose height is given as “six cubits and a span,” somewhere between nine and twelve feet?GOLIATH
In the Bizet opera, “Carmen,” the flirtatious Carmen works in what type of establishment?CIGARETTE FACTORY
In the board game Risk,what continent has the most territories for a player to occupy?ASIA
In the British royal family,which of the following is not the name of one of Prince Charles’s three siblings?MARGARET
In the Broadway musical “Cats,” costumed actors romp around a set designed to look like a what?JUNKYARD
In the business abbreviation “R & D,” the “R” stands for what?RESEARCH
In the cable drama “Boss,” Kelsey Grammar plays a crooked mayor of what U.S. city?CHICAGO
In the Charles Dickens novel “A Christmas Carol,” what is the last name of the young Tiny Tim?CRATCHIT
In the children’s book “The Little Engine That Could”,what is the engine attempting to deliver?TOYS
In the children’s classic “Goodnight Moon,” what is the last thing that is bid “Goodnight”?NOISES EVERYWHERE
In the children’s rhyme “This Little Piggy,” where did the first little piggy go?TO MARKET
In the classic animated movie “The Little Mermaid,” Ariel’s best friend is a fish named what?FLOUNDER
In the classic arcade game Centipede,players battle all but which of these deadly creatures?WASPS
In the classic book “The Swiss Family Robinson,” the Robinsons build a makeshift house where?IN A TREE
In the classic folk song “On Top of Old Smoky,” what is “Old Smoky”?Mountain
In the classic Mark Twain novel,Tom Sawyer lives in a small town located near what river?MISSISSIPPI
In the classic Rocky and Bullwinkle cartoons,Rocky is what type of animal?FLYING SQUIRREL
In the classic Shel Silverstein book “The Giving Tree,” what type of tree gives its fruit to a little boy?APPLE TREE
In the classic story “Peter Pan,” what does Wendy use to reattach Peter’s shadow?NEEDLE AND THREAD
In the classic T.V. series “The Waltons,” the Walton family lives in which U.S. state?VIRGINIA
In the classic tale “Moby Dick,” Moby Dick is what kind of whale?SPERM WHALE
In the classic tearjerker “Beaches,” two girls begin their lifelong friendship on a beach in what U.S. state?NEW JERSEY
In the classic TV special, Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer befriends an elf who wants to be a what?DENTIST
In the classic version of Monopoly, the two “utility companies” are Water Works and the what?ELECTRIC COMPANY
In the classic version of Monopoly,the two “utility companies” are Water Works and the what?ELECTRIC COMPANY
In the climactic prom scene of the 1976 film “Carrie,” the title character is doused with the blood of what farm animal?PIG
In the comedy classic “This is Spinal Tap,” the famous quote “These go to eleven” refers to what?GUITAR AMPLIFIERS
In the comedy film “Fever Pitch,” Jimmy Fallon plays a crazed fan of what sports team?BOSTON RED SOX
In the comic strip “Peanuts,” what character is typically surrounded by clouds of dirt and dust?PIGPEN
In the computer game “The Oregon Trail,” kids learn about U.S. history by pretending to be what?WESTERN PIONEERS
In the courtroom expression “pleading the Fifth,” the word “Fifth” refers to a what?CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT
In the cover of the song “Proud Mary,” Tina Turner sings, “And we’re rolling, rolling, rolling on the” what?RIVER
In the critically acclaimed TV drama “The Good Wife,” who plays the good wife?JULIANNA MARGULIES
In the Discover card logo,what natural event is depicted in the “O” in “Discover”?SUNRISE
In the Disney animated classic “Pinocchio,” what kind of animal swallows Pinocchio whole?WHALE
In the e-mail and memo abbreviation “bcc,” what does the “b” stand for?BLIND
In the early 1900s,FTD began using the classic slogan “Say it with” what?FLOWERS
In the early 20th century, Robert Perry and Frederick Cook each claimed to be the first to what?REACH THE NORTH POLE
In the early ’90s, comic strip housewife Blondie Bumstead began a career as a what?CATERER
In the fairy tale ending of “Pretty Woman,” what does Edward do to “rescue” Vivian?CLIMB A FIRE ESCAPE
In the famous Latin saying “veni, vidi, vici,” what does “vidi” mean?I SAW
In the favorite brunch menu item Eggs Benedict,how are the eggs prepared?POACHED
In the federal law known as “RICO,” the “R” stands for what?RACKETEER
In the film business, what tech-inspired term is often used to refer to “starting over” a popular film franchise?REBOOT
In the film “Back To The Future,” Marty McFly performs what song at his parents’ high school dance?JOHNNY B. GOODE
In the film “Forrest Gump,” Forrest tells President Kennedy “I gotta pee” after drinking 15 bottles of what?DR.PEPPER
In the film “Million Dollar Baby,” Maggie wears a robe labeled “Mo Cuishle,” a saying in what language?GAELIC
In the folk song “She’ll Be Coming ‘Round the Mountain,” what will she “be driving”?SIX WHITE HORSES
In the full name of the military alliance “NATO,” the “T” stands for what?TREATY
In the historical term, “V-J Day,” the “J” stands for the name of a what?COUNTRY
In the holiday classic “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” which of these gifts does the singer receive on the 6th day?GEESE-A-LAYING
In the holiday film “A Christmas Story”,the Parkers dine on what dish after their Christmas turkey is ruined?PEKING DUCK
In the holiday song “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” how many gifts are received on the 12th day?78
In the horror flick “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” a frightened teen warns “Whatever you do,don’t” do what?FALL ASLEEP
In the human body, the pericardium is a membrane that surrounds what organ?HEART
In the human body, what internal organ regulates the amount of glucose in the blood?LIVER
In the human body,a “bicuspid” can refer to a type of tooth and a type of valve located in what organ?HEART
In the human body,the pancreas is part of both the endocrine system and what other system?DIGESTIVE
In the iconic WW II poster, “We can Do it!” Rosie the Riveter is depicted doing what?FLEXING HER BICEPS
In the Kurt Vonnegut novel “Breakfast of Champions,” what is referred to as the “breakfast of champions”?MARTINIS
In the late 1800s, William “Boss” Tweed led a corrupt political machine centered in what U.S. city?NEW YORK
In the late 1860s, Charles and Max Fleischmann created America’s first commercially produced what?YEAST
In the late ’90s,a Chihuahua named Gidget served as the “spokesdog” for what restaurant chain?TACO BELL
In the logo for the office supply company Staples,what letter appears to be formed from a bent staple?L *CORRECT*
In the mid-twentieth century,what U.S. state grew about 80 percent of the world’s pineapples?HAWAII
In the military, a Huey is a type of what?HELICOPTER
In the military,a U.S. marine with the ranking “E-3” is better known as a “lance” what?CORPORAL
In the military,which of these terms is slang for “kilometer”?KLICK
In the movie “Arthur,” what does Arthur say to elicit his butler’s famously dry response “I’ll alert the media”?I’M GOING TO TAKE A BATH
In the movie “Mean Girls,” a naive teen played by Lindsay Lohan tangles with a popular clique of girls nicknamed what?THE PLASTICS
In the movie “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” how many of the dwarfs’ names do not end in “Y”?2
In the movie “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King,” the “king” in the title refers to whom?ARAGORN
In the movie “The Sound of Music,” the Von Trapps escape the Nazis by trekking through what mountain range?ALPS
In the name of communications giant AT & T, the second “T” originally stood for what?TELEGRAPH
In the name of the famous 1980s British band, what word follows “Psydelic”?FURS
In the name of the famous 1980s British band,what word follows “Psychedelic”?FURS
In the NATO phonetic alphabet that begins “Alpha,Bravo,Charlie,” how do you spell “USA”?UNIFORM,SIERRA,ALPHA
In the nautical expression “Shiver me timbers!” the word “timbers” originally referred to what?HULL OF A SHIP
In the news in 2012,a type of political fundraising group that can raise and spend unlimited money is called a what?SUPER PAC
In the novel “A Tale of Two Cities,” Madame Defarge spends most of her time doing what?KNITTING
In the novel “Twilight,” Edward and Bella attend Forks High School,located in what U.S. state?WASHINGTON
In the number 4.231, what digit is in the “hundredths” place?3 *CORRECT*
In the nursery rhyme “The Farmer in the Dell,” what “stands alone”?THE CHEESE
In the Old Testament, who said, “I am a stranger in a strange land”?MOSES
In the Olympics,a decathlon has how many more events than a triathlon?7
In the opening credits,what cartoon dad drops off his two kids at “Little Dipper School” and “Orbit High School”?GEORGE JETSON
In the original edition of “Trivial Pursuit,” what category is represented by the color yellow?HISTORY
In the Oscar-nominated 2009 movie “Fantastic Mr. Fox,” who voices Mr. Fox?GEORGE CLOONEY
In the Paul Simon song “50 Ways To Leave Your Lover,” which of these is not one of the ways to leave your lover?FILL UP THE TANK,HANK
In the Paul Simon song “50 Ways to Leave Your Lover,” which of these names is mentioned first?JACK
In the phrases “bar mitzvah” and “bat mitzvah,” “bar” and “bat” are Hebrew words meaning what?SON AND DAUGHTER
In the popular abbreviation FAQ,the letter “A” stands for what?ASKED
In the popular children’s song “On Top of Spaghetti,” what causes the singer’s meatball to roll off the table?SOMEBODY SNEEZES
In the popular diet book “Eat Right 4 Your Type,” what is the “type” the author wants you to “eat right for”?BLOOD TYPE
In the popular drink bubble tea,the little pearls or “boba” that gather at the bottom are typically made from what?TAPIOCA
In the popular “Ice Age” movies,the acorn-obsessed character Scrat is what type of fictional beast?SABER-TOOTHED SQUIRREL
In the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel,”The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay,” who are Kavalier and Clay?COMIC BOOK ARTISTS
IN the quality inspection process known as “candling,” which of these foods is held in a bright light?EGGS
In the Republican party abbreviation “GOP,” the “G” stands for what?GRAND
In the Schoolhouse Rock cartoon “Conjunction Function,” individual words are portrayed on what?TRAIN CARS
In the song “Folsum Prison Blues,” Johnny Cash claims, “I shot a man in Reno” for what callous reason?JUST TO WATCH HIM DIE
In the song “Frosty The Snowman,” what part of Frosty’s face is made of a button?NOSE
In the U.S. a $100 bill is often referred to by what musical nickname?C-NOTE
In the U.S. military, a “Black Hawk: refers to what type of vehicle?HELICOPTER
In the U.S. the companies McClatchy, Gannett, and Tribune are three of the largest owners of what?NEWSPAPERS
In the U.S. the federal appeals courts are divided into thirteen separate units called what?CIRCUITS
In the U.S. what is the earliest date on which Memorial Day can fall?MAY 25th
In the U.S., a bottled labeled “86 Proof” contains what percentage of alcohol?43%
In the U.S., a car’s “zero-to-sixty” time is a measure of the car’s what?ACCELERATION
In the U.S., people traditionally tie yellow ribbons around trees to show support for whom?SOLDIERS IN COMBAT
In the U.S., the Sherwin-Williams company is the largest producer of what product?PAINT
In the U.S., the small front pocket on a pair of Levi’s blue jeans is known as the what?WATCH POCKET
In the U.S., what 20th century event preceded the start of the so-called “Baby Boom” era?WORLD WAR II
In the U.S., what flower is traditionally worn to honor one’s mother on Mother’s Day?CARNATION
In the U.S., which of these abbreviations both refer to the same type of professional degree?D.D.S. AND D.M.D
In the U.S.,the Amish speak both English and a particular dialect of what European language?GERMAN
In the U.S.,what liquor is required to be so distilled “as to be without distinctive character,aroma,taste or color”?VODKA
In the U.S.,what term refers to the number 1 followed by 15 zeros?QUADRILLION
In the U.S.,which of these holidays falls between the Fourth of July and Thanksgiving?LABOR DAY
IN the UK, new parents often refer to which of these everyday objects as a “pram”?BABY CARRIAGE
In the United States,National African American History Month is celebrated when?FEBRUARY
In the upcoming biopic “The Iron Lady,” Meryl Streep takes on what famous female?MARGARET THATCHER
In the Washington D.C. memorial honoring him,what U.S. president is depicted in a wheelchair?FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT
In the well-known acronym “laser,” the “L” stands for what?LIGHT
In the Winter Olympics, females are not allowed to compete in which of these disciplines?SKI JUMPING
In the wireless phone abbreviation “4G,” the “G” stands for what?GENERATION
In the world of comics,who is Selina Kyle?CATWOMAN
In the world of DC Comics,Barbara Gordon is better known as what comic book superhero?BATGIRL
In the world of DC comics,”Edward Nigma” is the birth name of what Batman foe?THE RIDDLER
In the world of Greek mythology, where do the souls of the deceased lie in eternal rest?ELYSIUM
In the world of journalism,a piece designed to appeal to people’s emotions is often referred to as what type of “story”?HUMAN INTEREST
In the world of logic, the statement “This statement is a lie” is known as which of these?LIAR’S PARADOX
In the world of politics,the accusatory acronym RINO stands for “Republican In” what?NAME ONLY
In the world of reality television, who is Patti Stanger?THE “MILLIONAIRE MATCHMAKER”
In the ’30s, a hand-cranked pasta maker inspired Adolf Ehinger to develop an early form of what office machine?PAPER SHREDDER
In the ’50s,the Swedish company Malaco debuted a line of soft,gummy candies shaped like what animals?FISH
In the ’70s, what sport transitioned from traditional white balls to “optic yellow,” which were more visible to TV viewers?TENNIS
In the ’80s,Michael Jackson was rumored to sleep in a hyperbaric chamber for its high levels of what gas?OXYGEN
In the ’90s,what singer lent the smooth touch of his voice to the “Fabric of our Lives” jingle in TV ads for cotton?AARON NEVILLE
In the “Legally Blonde” movies,Elle Woods gets men’s attention using a signature move called what?BEND AND SNAP
In the “Little Thinkers” doll series,what thinker comes with a detachable ear?VINCENT VAN GOGH
In the “Lord of the Rings” movies, which of these creatures is usually the shortest?HOBBIT
In their campy 70s act, members of the Village People typically dressed like all but which of these people?FIREFIGHTER
In their logo, department store giant Macy’s replaces what should be an apostophe with what symbol?A STAR
In total,how many silhouetted faces appear on a 2007 U.S. postage stamp that honors jury duty?12
In TV slang,a “zitcom” is a comedy series targeting what audience group?TEENS
In two Peanuts movies in the 80s,future Black Eyed Pea Fergie voiced what blonde-haired sister of Charlie Brown?SALLY
In video game adaptations of “Toy Story,” what actor’s younger brother Jim has voiced the character “Woody”?TOM HANKS
In Western astrology, which of these is NOT one of the four elements that make up the universe?METAL
In what blockbuster classic does a character crawl inside a slain Tauntaun beast to keep from freezing?THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK
In what body of water are the islands collectively known as the Grecian Archipelago found?AEGEAN SEA
In what classic comedy does a confused Steve Martin memorably exclaim “Those aren’t pillows!”?PLANES,TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES
In what classical musical does the main character have a bad-boy best friend named “Kenickie”?GREASE
In what country do government officials wear guayaberas,shirts marked by pleats and four front pockets,to state functions?CUBA
In what country do people normally answer the phone by saying “Moshi, moshi”?JAPAN
In what Denzel Washington movie does he say “We didn’t land on Plymouth Rock. Plymouth Rock landed on us!”?MALCOLM X
In what film does John Travolta memorably discuss a foreign McDonald’s burger he calls a “Royale with cheese”?PULP FICTION
In what film does Robert De Niro play a vindictive criminal named Max Cady, originally played in 1962 by Robert Mitchum?CAPE FEAR
In what film does Robert De Niro’s character say “You,you,you’re very good,you”?ANALYZE THIS
In what horror film does a disturbed romance novel enthusiast repeatedly gush, “I am your number one fan”?MISERY
In what language do written questions begin with an upside-down question mark?SPANISH
In what movie do Nicole Kidman and Sandra Bullock play sisters who also happen to be witches?PRACTICAL MAGIC
In what movie does a character quiz his fiancee on the Baltimore Colts before agreeing to marry her?DINER
In what movie does Jack Nicholson repeatedly type “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy”?THE SHINING
In what part of the house would you find treads and risers?STAIRCASE
In what U.S. national do backpackers brave challenging “Rim to Rim” hike?GRAND CANYON
In what U.S. state does the U.S. own the highest percentage of land, over 80 percent?NEVADA
In what U.S. state would you find Arches National Park,home to over 2,000 natural sandstone arches?UTAH
In what U.S. state would you find the American Indian pueblo of Zuni?NEW MEXICO
In what year did the U.S. celebrate its sesquicentennial?1926
In what year did thousands of baby boomers converge in San Francisco for the so-called “Summer of Love”?1967
In what year did thousands of baby boomers converge in San Francisco for the so-called “Summer of Love”?1967
In what ’90s movie does Winona Ryder fail an impromptu pop quiz about the definition of irony?REALITY BITES
In which of the following comedies does a woman,not a cross-dressing man,don a fat suit?SHALLOW HAL
In which of the following games is “spinning the rods” an illegal move?FOOSBALL
In which of these cities are you most likely to “suck the heads” at a traditional crawfish boil with friends?NEW ORLEANS
In which of these classic musicals does Franklin Delano Roosevelt appear as a character?ANNIE
In which of these comedies does a bratty kid memorably tell Vince Vaughn,”Make me a bicycle,clown!”?WEDDING CRASHERS
In which of these countries is it customary to eat using only the right hand, as the left is considered unclean?ETHIOPIA
In which of these countries might you find “gauchos” riding horses across lowlands called “pampas” ?ARGENTINA
In which of these films does Harrison Ford play a villain and not a hero?WHAT LIES BENEATH
In which of these films is Joaquin Phoenix credited as “Leaf Phoenix,” his self-given childhood moniker?PARENTHOOD
In which of these films is the director not also the lead actor?MICHAEL CLAYTON
In which of these languages is the word for “no” spelled the same as it is in English?ITALIAN
In which of these locations would a redcap most likely work?RAILROAD STATION
In which of these occupations would a person likely suffer from the medical condition known as “circadian dysrhythmia”?FLIGHT ATTENDANT
In which of these Olympic events do contestants often wear a finger tab and an arm guard called a bracer?ARCHERY
In which of these places would you most likely find men’s and women’s restrooms labeled “kane” and “wahine”?HAWAII
In which of these regions are you most likely to encounter a Gila woodpecker in a saguaro?ARIZONA DESERT
In which of these sporting events is a victor often determined by means of a “split decision”?BOXING
In which of these sports do players cover their heads with numbered caps with padded ear covers?WATER POLO
In which of these sports do players not serve the ball at the start of play?FIELD HOCKEY
In which of these sports does the clock count up rather than down?SOCCER
In which of these sports is the term “love” typically used to indicate a score of zero?TENNIS
In which of these sports would a player most likely use a “sky hook”?BASKETBALL
In which of these well-known fairy tales does the heroine die and then come back to life?SNOW WHITE
In women’s fashion, a bodice is a garment specifically designed to cover what part of the body?TORSO
In “27 Dresses,” Katherine Heigl’s character obtains 27 dresses by repeatedly serving as a what?BRIDESMAID
In “About a Boy,” Hugh Grant’s character lives off the royalties from what one-hit wonder Christmas song?SANTA’S SUPER SLEIGH
In “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” the Cheshire cat leaves behind what conspicuous feature when it disappears?ENORMOUS GRIN
In “Apocalypse Now,” Robert Duvall’s character makes what declaration about his Viet Cong enemies?CHARLIE DON’T SURF
In “Caddyshack,” Bill Murray plays a deranged assistant greenskeeper who claims to have caddied for whom?THE DALAI LAMA
In “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” the gum-chewing Violet Beauregarde turns into a giant what?BLUEBERRY
In “Happy Gilmore,” Adam Sandler shouts what variation on a classic game show catchphrase at TV host Bob Barker?THE PRICE IS WRONG!
In “Highlights for Children” magazine,what character serves as Gallant’s ill-mannered counterpart?GOOFUS
In “Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure” Pee-Wee memorably interrupts the filming of what metal band’s music video?TWISTED SISTER
In “Slumdog Millionaire,” what is the CORRECT answer to Jamal’s final grand prize question?ARAMIS
In “Spain…On The Road Again,” chef Mario Batali explores the cuisine of all but which of these cities?PALERMO
In “Teen Wolf,” Michael J. Fox’s transformation into a werewolf causes him to excel at what high school sport?BASKETBALL
In “The Empire Strikes Back,” Han Solo memorably says, “Laugh it Up Fuzzball” to what character?CHEWBACCA
In “The Fugitive,” how does Tommy Lee Jones respond after Harrison Ford declares “I didn’t kill my wife”?I DON’T CARE
In “The Godfather”,Don Corleone says,”Someday,and that day may never come,I will call upon you to” what?DO A SERVICE FOR ME
In “The Karate Kid,” which of these is not one of the unorthodox training methods Mr. Miyagi assigns to Daniel-san?WEEDING HIS GARDEN
In “The Matrix” film series, the character Neo was born with what first name?THOMAS
In “The Princess Bride”,the vengeful Inigo Montoya seeks a murderer who has what?SIX FINGERS
In “The Star-Spangled Banner,” the adjective “perilous” is used to describe what word?FIGHT
In “The Three Little Pigs,” which of these materials is not used by one of the pigs to build a house?BAMBOO
In “Twilight,” Edward and Bella listen to a recording of “Claire de Lune,” a famous piano piece by what composer?CLAUDE DEBUSSY
Including its main thoroughfare,what southern city has over one hundred streets named Peachtree?ATLANTA
Including the 2006 film “The Queen,” actor Michael Sheen has portrayed what politician 3 different times?TONY BLAIR
Including “Sleepless In Seattle” Meg Ryan has starred in four movies written by whom?NORA EPHRON
Increasingly popular in the U.S.,the Southeast Asian sport “Muay Thai” is a form of what?KICKBOXING
Increasingly popular to the U.S., Pink Berry and Red Mango are two retail chains that primarily sell what?FROZEN YOGURT
Indianapolis lawyer Mark S. Zuckerberg says he gets about a dozen calls per day complaining about what website?FACEBOOK
Indicating how the food is prepared, the cuisine “crudo” means what in Italian?RAW
Indigenous to Africa,the graceful impala is a variety of what animal?ANTELOPE
Indigenous to Central and South America, the bushmaster is a type of what animal?SNAKE
Inspired by her real life,what actress created “Happily Divorced,” a sitcom about a wife who learns her husband is gay?FRAN DRESCHER
Inspired by the decor of the room where Nick Cannon proposed,in 2011 Mariah Carey named her baby boy what?MOROCCAN
Inspired by the name of a large corporation, which of these terms refers to a large and pretentious house?MCMANSION
Inspired by the Scottish flag, the hero of the movie “Braveheart” wears what color paint?BLUE
Inspired in part by a jazz legend,what did Sandra Bullock name her newly adopted baby boy in 2010?LOUIS
Inspiring a 2010 film,the 2005 economics bestseller by Stephen Levitt and Stephen Dubner has what unusual title?FREAKONOMICS
Inspiring a character in a Robert Redford film,Buck Brannaman is known for his ability to “whisper” to what animals?HORSES
Instead of being aged until it has a stronger flavor,which of these cheeses is typically served fresh?COTTAGE CHEESE
Intended to resemble the aftershave, Aqua Velva is a cocktail that contains which of these liqueurs?CURACAO
Introduced as a “ready-to-serve” drink in 1950, Hawaiian Punch’s original flavor is now called what?FRUIT JUICY RED
Introduced by Apple in 1998,which of these tech gadgets was released the earliest?IMAC
Introduced by infomercial legend Ron Popeil,GLH Formula Number 9 offers a solution to what problem?THINNING HAIR
Introduced in 1559, the Vatican’s “Index Librorum Prohibitorum” is a list of what?BANNED BOOKS
Introduced in 1898,what brand of soap was named for the two kinds of oil that were used to produce it?PALMOLIVE
Introduced in 1913, what popular childrens’ toy derives its name from the Roman god of love?KEWPIE DOLLS
Introduced in 1913, what popular toy derives its name from the Roman god of love?KEWPIE DOLLS
Introduced in 1928, Red Stripe Beer is brewed in what country?JAMAICA
Introduced in 1963,the Easy-Bake Oven includes ingredients allowing kids to make miniature what?CAKES
Introduced in 1966,which of these brands of candy boasts “First it’s Candy,Then it’s Gum!”?RAZZLES
Introduced in 1977, KC Masterpiece is a leading brand of which of the following?BARBECUE SAUCE
Introduced in 1979, Croakies were designed to prevent people from losing what fashion accessory?GLASSES
Introduced in 1979,Croakies were designed to prevent people from losing what fashion accessory?GLASSES
Introduced in 1982 and still popular today,the Nike “Air Force 1” is an iconic what?BASKETBALL SHOE
Introduced in 1986, the Levi’s Dockers brands has become synonymous with what “casual day” staple?KHAKI PANTS
Introduced in 1987,Viking is a popular high-end brand of which of these household items?COOKING RANGES
Introduced in 1996,Reaction is a more casual and affordable clothing line belonging to what fashion label?KENNETH COLE
Introduced in 2007,”Franklin the Fair Housing Fox” is a friendly mascot for what government agency?HUD
Introduced in the 1950s,the ad slogan “It takes a licking and keeps on ticking” was used to sell what product?WRISTWATCHES
Introduced in the 1980s, the Wacky WallWalker was a popular sticky toy in the shape of what animal?OCTUPUS
Introduced in the late 1960s, antilock mechanisms are now a common feature of what car parts?BRAKES
Introduced in the ’50s,the first Swanson frozen TV dinners were ready to eat in how many minutes?25
Introduced to grocery stores in 1902,Karo is a classic brand of what?CORN SYRUP
Invented by Colombian Beto Perez, Zumba is a trendy fitness program that combines aerobics with elements of what?LATIN DANCE
Inventor Amos Bose is famous for developing a high-end variety of what?STEREO SPEAKERS
Involving a tremendous food fight, La Tomatina is a festival held annually in the Bunol village of what country?SPAIN
In”Top Gun,” the characters Navy “call signs” include “Maverick,” “Goose,” and all but which of these?NIGHTHAWK
Iranian-born businessman Al Yeganeh was the inspiration behind what classic “Seinfeld” character?THE SOUP NAZI
Ironically not the Charleston, what is the beach-friendly state dance of South Carolina?SHAG
Ironically,the initials of the Miss America Organization form the name of a former leader of what Communist nation?CHINA
Isaiah Mustafa plays “The Man Your Man Could Smell Like” in a surreal series of ads for what product?OLD SPICE
Issued by the Internal Revenue Service,the dreaded Form 1040 is commonly known by what nickname?THE LONG FORM
Issued in 1787, the U.S. government’s first official coin was a penny featuring which of these mottos?MIND YOUR BUSINESS
It is often said about what Hollywood legend that she did everything her partner did,only “backwards and in high heels”?GINGER ROGERS
Jazz legend Charlie Parker is best known for playing what instrument?SAXOPHONE
Jeans get their name from the French word for what European city,where the first denim trousers were made?GENOA
Jeff Lewis,host of the reality series “Flipping Out,” has what main occupation?REAL ESTATE INVESTOR
Jeremy Piven’s character on TV’s “Entourage” is said to be modeled after what politician’s brotherRAMH
Jim Carrey plays many roles, including Ebenezer Scrooge, in a 2009 adaptation of what classic story?A Christmas Carol
Joanna Kramer,Karen Silkwood,and Miranda Priestly are all characters portrayed by what film actress?MERYL STREEP
Jodhpurs,a style of long pants worn by horseback riders,take their name from a city in what country?INDIA
John F. Kennedy’s Pulitzer Prize-winning account of eight great political leaders is titled “Profiles in” what?COURAGE
John Lennon’s 1971 song “Imagine” asks listeners to imagine a world without all but which of these things?POLITICS
John McCain’s wife Cindy is the chairman of the board of a company that sells what?BEER
Johnny Depp modeled his Pirates of the Caribbean character in large part after what musician?KEITH RICHARDS
Jokingly called “Chicken Pizza” by visitors,Chichen Itza is a site of ancient Mayan ruins in what country?MEXICO
Jon Bon Jovi reportedly wrote “You Give Love A Bad Name” about what actress,whom he once dated briefly?DIANE LANE
Jose Canesco’s book “Juiced” primarily addresses what controversial sports topic?STEROID USE
Journey’s classic rock anthem “Don’t Stop Believin'” features a “city boy” who is “born and raised” where?IN SOUTH DETROIT
Jude Law claims he was named after both a Beatles song and the title character of a novel by whom?THOMAS HARDY
Julia Roberts became the first actress to be paid $20 million for her role in what movie?ERIN BROCKOVICH
Just as George W.Bush and his dad are “43” and “41,” John Quincy Adams and his dad would have had what nicknames?6 AND 2
Just for Men is a leading drugstore brand of what product?HAIR COLOR
Justitia,the Roman goddess of justice,is commonly depicted wearing which of these accessories?BLINDFOLD
K2,the world’s second highest mountain,lies in a region that is currently controlled by what country?PAKISTAN
Kahlua is a brand of liquor that has what distinct flavor?COFFEE
Katy Perry has admitted that her hit single “I Kissed A Girl” was inspired by an imagined kiss with what Hollywood hottie?SCARLETT JOHANSSON
Katy Perry’s 2010 hit “California Gurls” borrows a lyric from a similarly titled 1965 song by what classic band?THE BEACH BOYS
Kauai’s Mount Makana is better known as “Bali Ha’ “i” because a scene from what movie was filmed there?SOUTH PACIFIC
Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to the U.S. Congress, was sworn in on a Koran once owned by what U.S. president?THOMAS JEFFERSON
Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling are both depicted in a 2010 musical about what scandalized corporation?ENRON
Kevin Bacon is married to the star of what TV series?THE CLOSER
Khaled Hosseini’s bestseller “The Kite Runner” is set primarily in what country?AFGHANISTAN
Khaled Hosseini’s novels “The Kite Runner” and “A Thousand Splendid Suns” are both set primarily in what country?AFGHANISTAN
Khaled Hosseni’s bestseller “The Kite Runner” is primarily set in what country?AFGHANISTAN
Kid gloves are usually made from the hide of what animal?GOAT
Kiddingly referred to as the only food that is “made” backwards, Edam is a type of what?CHEESE
Kirkland Signature is the in-house brand of what chain of stores?COSTCO
Known as a difficult area to stretch, your IT, or iliotibial band, is located where?ALONG YOUR THIGH
Known as the “High Priestess of Soul,” what singer is the subject of the 1992 autobiography “I Put a Spell on You”?NINA SIMONE
Known as “The Flying Lady,” the hood ornament on Rolls-Royces is officially called “The Spirit of” what?ECSTASY
Known as “The Happiest Place On Earth,” Disneyland is located in what California City?ANAHEIM
Known early in the series as “McDreamy,” Patrick Dempsey’s character on “Grey’s Anatomy” has what specialty?NEUROSURGERY
Known for creating her signature look,who was the official designer for First Lady Jackie Kennedy?OLEG CASSINI
Known for her cosmetics line,international supermodel Iman is the wife of what rock legend?DAVID BOWIE
Known for her wiggle and high-pitched coo,actress Jackee played sexy neighbor Sandra Clark on what ’80s sitcom?227 *CORRECT*
Known for his big mouth,Cartman from “South Park” has been described as a little version of what classic sitcom character?ARCHIE BUNKER
Known for his unique batting stance, which of these Hall of Fame ball players was nicknamed “The Man”?STANLEY FRANK MUSIAL
Known for its bright colors,the gerbera is a type of what flower?DAISY
Known for its distinctive bottle that resembles a friar, Frangelico is an Italian liquer with what flavor?HAZELNUT
Known for its memorable drum fill, what Phil Collins song does Steelers coach Mike Tomlin play to amp up his team?IN THE AIR TONIGHT
Known for its movie-centric lineup,what TV channel features films “hosted” by historian Robert Osborne?TCM
Known for its obsession with UFOs,what U.S. town has a McDonald’s restaurant shaped like a flying saucer?ROSWELL, NM
Known for its signature square bottles, Essie is a leading maker of what beauty product?NAIL POLISH
Known for its spiciness,what Italian pasta sauce has a name that literally translates to “Brother Devil”?FRA DIAVOLO
Known for its spreadable cheese wedges,the French brand “La Vache Qui Rit” has what name in the U.S.?THE LAUGHING COW
Known for playing Arizona on “Grey’s Anatomy,” actress Jessica Capshaw has what famous stepdad?STEVEN SPIELBERG
Known for the hit “Mr.Roboto,” the band Styx shares its name with a famous what in Greek mythology?RIVER
Known for their classic fairy tale collections,the Brothers Grimm had what first names?JACOB & WILHEIM
Known simply as “Cojo,” TV personality Steven Cojocaru is an expert in what field?FASHION
Known to most Americans by his Anglicized name,Cristobal Colon was a famous what?EXPLORER
Known to ruin the occasional reputation,Page Six is a famous gossip column in what U.S. newspaper?NEW YORK POST
Kurt Cobain and Jimi Hendrix are a part of a “morbid” club of musicians that all died at what all-too-early age?27
La Petite Roche, a riverside rock formation once used for navigation, inspired the name of what state’s capital?ARKANSAS
Labels bearing the Latin phrase “Ex Libris” are traditionally used to identify the owners of what items?BOOKS
Lacoste shirts feature an embedded logo of what animal,a nod to Rene Lacoste’s nickname on the tennis court?CROCODILE
Later used by the British army for their famous coats,the Aztecs crushed up insects to create what color dye?RED
Latin is the official language of which of these small European countries?VATICAN CITY
Launched in 1964, Kellogg’s pop tarts were named for “pop art,” a movement popularized by whom?ANDY WARHOL
Launched in 1978,Simon is an electronic memory game consisting of four buttons in all but which of these colors?ORANGE
Launched in 1993,Miu Miu is an offshoot of what upscale fashion label?PRADA
Launched in 2005,the Girl Detective Super Mystery series stars what beloved children’s book character?NANCY DREW
Launched in 2010, Cupidtino is an online dating site that connects fans of what company’s products?APPLE
Launched in 2010, Michelle Obama’s initiative, “Let’s Move” brings awareness to what childhood issue?OBESITY
Led by saxophonist Cleto Escobedo III,what late night talk show features the house band “Cleto and the Cletones”?JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
Legendary for his skill at pitching ringers,Alan Francis is widely considered the best player ever in what sport?HORSESHOES
Legendary Scottish hero William Wallace is the subject of what 1995 Mel Gibson movie?BRAVEHEART
Leonardo da Vinci wrote his famous notebooks mainly using what unusual method?MIRROR WRITING
Less common than its counterpart,”centenary” is an alternate term for what anniversary?100TH *CORRECT*
Like Chevrolet’s Volt, Nissan offers a 100% electric car with what “green” name?LEAF
Like George Foreman,boxer Evander Holyfield released what type of kitchen gadget in 2007?GRILL
Like graffiti,”scratchiti” is a form of what misconduct?VANDALISM
Like his father was before him, Ziggy Marley is a prolific artist in what music genre?REGGAE
Like Indiana Jones, which of these action movie heroes is an archaeologist?LARA CROFT
Like Ronald Reagan,which of these U.S. presidents had the same first and last name initials?HOOVER
Like the Broadway musical,the 2008 movie “Mamma Mia!” showcases the music of what group?ABBA
Like the Lincoln Memorial,which of these world landmarks also overlooks a man-made reflecting pool?TAJ MAHAL
Like The New York Times, most newspapers run their hardest crossword puzzle on what day?SATURDAY
Like the tomato, which of the following is usually considered to be a vegetable but is really a fruit?ZUCCINI
Like TV’s “Lost,” which of these movies features a fictional airline called “Oceanic”?EXECUTIVE DECISION
Like “screwdriver,” which of these words refers to both a tool and a type of cocktail?GIMLET
Limestone that has been heated and pressurized eventually turns into what building material?MARBLE
Lipase is a digestive enzyme used by the body to break down what food component?FAT
Listenership is the term often used to refer to which type of media?RADIO
Literally meaning “on the iron,” “a la plancha” is a Spanish term for what method of cooking?GRILLING
LL Cool J once jokingly teased he was “too sexy for Barbara,” during an appearance on what talk show?THE VIEW
Loaded dice would give an unfair advantage to players of which of these casino games?CRAPS
Located in Atlanta,the King Center honors what famous American?MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
Located in Chiba Prefecture,Narita International Airport is the main airport serving what world capital?TOKYO
Located in Cleveland,Georgia,BabyLand General Hospital is the “birthplace” of what popular children’s dolls?CABBAGE PATCH KIDS
Located in Danvers,MA, the Rebecca Nurse Homestead was once the home of a figure associated with what event?SALEM WITCH TRIALS
Located in New York, the National Tennis Center is named in honor of what famous athlete?BILLIE JEAN KING
Located in Oyster Bay,Long Island,the Sagamore Hill National Historic Site is the former home of what U.S. president?THEODORE ROOSEVELT
Located in the arm in humans, the humerus bone is located where in birds?WINGS
Located near the root of hair follicles,the arrector pili muscle is responsible for what bodily phenomenon?GOOSEBUMPS
Logophobia is an irrational fear of what?WORDS
London’s famed Portobello Road shares its name with a popular variety of what?MUSHROOM
Long before it was a billion dollar industry,what hobby did men such as Thomas Jefferson and Mark Twain enjoy?SCRAPBOOKING
Longtime Congressman Henry Waxman’s distinctive grooming has earned him what cheeky nickname?THE MUSTACHE OF JUSTICE
Looney Tunes character Pepe Le Pew speaks with what kind of accent?FRENCH
Love Field is a major airport of which of these US cities?DALLAS
Lover,fighter,adventurer–what beer’s “spokesman” is billed as “the most interesting man in the world”?DOS EQUIS
Lunulae, the crescent-shaped marks on fingernails, are named for the Latin word for what?MOON
Lymph nodes are an important component of what human body system?IMMUNE
Lynne Spears’s 2008 memoir “Through the Storm” chronicles the ups and downs of parenting a what?POP STAR
Made by combining milk with a sweetened coffee syrup, “coffee milk” is the official beverage of what U.S. state/RHODE ISLAND
Made by heating natural clays,burnt umber is a shade of what color?BROWN
Made famous in the movie “Dracula,” Transylvania is a region of what country?ROMANIA
Made popular by men in the 50s, what hairstyle is named after a French mistress from the 1700s?POMPADOUR
Made with a beefy patty,an egg and beetroot,the McDonald’s Kiwiburger has only been sold in what country?NEW ZEALAND
Made with coconut milk,potatoes and peanuts, Massaman curry is a popular dish from what country?THAILAND
Made with eggs and lemon juice, avgolemono is a traditional soup from what country?GREECE
Made with green and red food coloring,”rainbow cookies” are meant to resemble what nation’s flag?ITALY
Made with Kevlar, the “Ove” Glove is a product intended to be used in which of these places?IN A KITCHEN
Mainly mined in Pakistan,the chunky rock salt known as Himalayan salt typically has what distinctive hue?PINK
Making a “1600” less impressive,what is the SAT’s highest possible score as of its revamping in 2005?2400
Mandy Moore voices for what classic fairly tale princess in the 2010 Disney animated film “Tangled”?RAPUNZEL
Manga A Go-Go and Super Yumberry are two menu items offered by which of these food chains?JAMBA JUICE
Manufactured in the U.S.,Chinet is a brand that specializes in what disposable item?TABLEWARE
Many banks offer their account holders “overdraft protection” to guard against what financial mishap?BOUNCING A CHECK
Many graduate students find themselves in the ambiguous state commonly known as “ABD,” or “all but” what?DISSERTATION
Many graduate students find themselves in the ambiguous status commonly known as “ABD,” or “all but” what?DISSERTATION
Many scientists have reported that what malodorous cheese is as attractive to mosquitoes as human feet?LIMBURGER
Marilyn Monroe sings out “Tiffany’s!” and “Cartier!” in a famous ditty that claims that what are “A Girl’s Best Friend”?DIAMONDS
Marked up to 130 degrees,”The World’s Largest Thermometer” is a roadside attraction near what U.S. park?DEATH VALLEY
Marketed as a low-fat food, what cereal brand “challenges” consumers to “drop a jean size in 2 weeks”?SPECIAL K
Marketed to parents with infant children, Dreft is a popular brand of what?LAUNDRY DETERGENT
Marking the first day of Lent, observers of Ash Wednesday have ashes placed on what part of the body?FOREHEAD
Mary Magdalene is often depicted as having what color hair, a detail that provides a key clue in “The Da Vinci Code?”RED
Matching the guardsmen’s tunics at Buckingham Palace,British telephone booths are traditionally what color?RED
Mather Point and Yavapi Point are two of the most popular overlooks at what U.S. tourist spot?GRAND CANYON
Meaning “great work,” which of these Latin terms is used to describe an artist’s most renowned work?MAGNUM OPUS
Meaning “guitar” in Italian,a chitarra is a stringed device used by chefs to do what?CUT PASTA
Meaning “half moon” in Italian,a mezzaluna is a kitchen utensil used mostly for what?CHOPPING
Meaning “Hawaiians” in Portuguese.”Havaianas” is the name of a popular brand of what?FLIP FLOPS
Meaning “idealistic and impractical,” the word “quixotic” comes from a character created by what author?MIGUEL DE CERVANTES
Meaning “one who has gone before,” the Japanese word “sensei” is often used to mean what?TEACHER
Meaning “they go out,” what Latin term do playwrights use to indicate that actors should leave the stage?EX PARTE
Meaning “they go out”,what Latin term do playwrights use to indicate that actors should leave the stage?EXEUNT
Meaning “to go for it all,” the phrase “shooting the moon” refers to a risky play in what card game?HEARTS
Meant to symbolize hard work and productivity,the beehive is the official emblem of what U.S. state?UTAH
Media pundits often refer to which of these time periods as “The Decade of Greed”?1980S
Meg Ryan was married for ten years to what leading man,her costar in the 1987 comedy “Innerspace”?DENNIS QUAID
Melanie Brown was better known by what nickname when she was a member of the Spice Girls?SCARY SPICE
Members of Gideon International are best known for their distribution of what items in hotel rooms?BIBLES
Members of Gideons International are best known for their distribution of what items in hotel rooms?BIBLES
Memorably featured in the O.J. Simpson trial,Bruno Magli is a luxurious brand best known for making what?SHOES
Mensa,an organization for people with high IQs,has a name that means “stupid” in what language?SPANISH
Mentioned in the children’s song “The Farmer in the Dell,” a dell is,by definition,a what?WOODED VALLEY
Mentioned in the lyrics of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” a rampart is a what?BARRICADE
Mentioned in “Twas the Night Before Christmas”,a “Sugarplum” is what kind of treat?CANDY
Merino wool comes from sheep originally native to what country?SPAIN
Merriam-Webster credits what prominent figure with popularizing a new definition of the word “earmark”?JOHN MCCAIN
Michael Balzary, bassist for the Red Hot Chili Peppers, is better known by what insect-inspired alias?FLEA
Michael Jackson’s father shares his name with a famous baseball player who had what nickname?SHOELESS
Michael Jordan has appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine playing all but which of these sports?TENNIS
Millions more viewers tuned in for Little Ricky’s birth on “I Love Lucy” than whose inauguration the next day?DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER
Miners used to carry canaries into the mines in order to detect what?POISONOUS GASES
Moet & Chandon’s headquarters in France features a statue of which of these French icons?DOM PERIGNON
Monte Carlo is a popular tourist attraction located in what part of the world?FRENCH RIVIERA
Most experts would agree that which of these kitchen staples is the best way to treat a jellyfish sting?VINEGAR
Most famous as TV’s June Cleaver,Barbara Billingsley also had what famous line in the 1980 film “Airplane!”?“OH STEWARDESS!I SPEAK JIVE.”
Most famous for his 1955 novel “Lolita,” author Vladimir Nabokov was also an expert in the study of what?BUTTERFLIES
Most household aquariums are equipped with bubbler systems to maintain levels of what gas?OXYGEN
Most of the world’s supply of table sugar is derived from either sugar cane or what other sucrose-filled vegetable?SUGAR BEET
Mostly covered in desert and prone to droughts,what country does the word for “rain” also mean “blessing”?BOTSWANA
Mount Rushmore National Memorial depicts the faces of how many U.S. presidents?4
Mount Vernon,George Washington’s home for over forty years,overlooks what U.S. river?POTOMAC
Movie posters for which of these biopics sported the tagline “A life misunderestimated”?W.
Movie producer Albert “Cubby” Broccoli is best known for his work on what film franchise?JAMES BOND
Much like a “Trekkie” loves “Star Trek,” an “otaku” is a big fan of the comics and pop culture of what country?JAPAN
Much of the animation of “The Simpsons” and “Family Guy” is outsourced to what foreign country?SOUTH KOREA
Muscatel is a sweet-flavored type of what?WINE
Muscatel is a sweet-flavored type of what?WINE
Music fans who identify themselves as “Beliebers” would most likely enjoy which of these hit songs?BABY
Mycotic,psoriatic and rheumatoid are three varieties of what common medical condition?ARTHRITIS
Myology is the scientific study of what?MUSCLES
n 2001, Chevron merged with what company to form the U.S.’s second largest oil and gas provider? ITEXACO
n the classic game “Operation,” what is the name of the patient receiving the operation?CAVITY SAM
N2O is the chemical formula for what?LAUGHING GAS
Nahasapeemapetilon is the last name of what character on TV’s “The Simpsons”?APU
Named #1 jingle of the century by Ad Age,”You Deserve a break today” appeared in ads for what?MCDONALD’S
Named after her father, what best-selling author was born with the unusual name Howard Allen O’Brien?ANNE RICE
Named after Sergei Rachmanioff, “Rach 3” is the nickname of a famous what?PIANO CONCERTO
Named after two goddesses of love, Aphrodite Tera and Ishtar Terra are two prominent regions on what planet?VENUS
Named for a city in Poland,what food has been described as “a bagel that’s lost inside a Polish joke”?BIALY
Named for a famous fictional character, a “Cyber-Cyrano” is a person paid to write what?ONLINE DATING PROFILES
Named for a famous poet, Pushkin Square is a busy intersection in what world city?MOSCOW
Named for a key figure in its history,Myles Standish State Forest is located in what U.S. state?MASSACHUSETTS
Named for a line of eighteenth century kings, Georgian architecture originated in what country?ENGLAND
Named for a nearby embassy,the renowned Spanish Steps are a tourist attraction not in Spain,but in what city?ROME
Named for a Shakespeare character, a balcony roughly large enough for one person to use is called a what?JULIET BALCONY
Named for her most famous screen role,”Foxy” is the title of a 2010 memoir by what actress?PAM GRIER
Named for its distinctive shape, a porkpie is what type of fashion accessory?HAT
Named for its proximity to the border between two states, the Flora-Bama nightclub is located where?SOUTHEAST
Named for shortstop Mario Mendoza’s lousy stats, “The Mendoza Line” is baseball slang for what poor batting average?POINT .200
Named for the activity that inspired their design,which of these terms refers to a popular kind of women’s shoe?BALLET FLAT
Named for the artist who famously photographed it,Mount Ansal Adams is a peak in what U.S. mountain range?SIERRA NEVADA
Named for the artist’s last name, who released the number-one album “Raymond v. Raymond” in 2010?USHER
Named for the Dutch business that originated it,what is an Asscher cut?SHAPE OF DIAMOND
Named for the Dutch city where it originated,Gouda is a well-known type of what?CHEESE
Named for the expensive spice, the color saffron is what hue?YELLOW-ORANGE
Named for the Fair Isaac Corporation, a FICO score measures a person’s what?CREDIT RATING
Named for the physicist who invented it,a Moog is what type of musical instrument?KEYBOARD
Named for the state where they were developed,concrete barrier walls that often line highways are called what?JERSEY BARRIERS
Named for the town’s most famous disc-jockey, “Moondog” is a lovable mascot of what city’s NBA team?CLEVELAND
Named for the writer who first popularized it,what questionnaire appears in issues of “Vanity Fair”?PROUST QUESTIONNAIRE
Named for the young star who popularized it,”The Bieber” is a style of what?HAIRCUT
Named for two of the instruments they play, the U.S. Army’s “Old Guard” music corps is known as the what?FIFE AND DRUM CORPS
Native to Borneo,the proboscis monkey gets its name because the males have what distinctive body part?BIG NOSE
Natives of what country traditionally have a last name that combines their father’s first name with either “son” or “dottir”?ICELAND
Navis Amoris is a loose Latin translation of what classic TV show’s title?THE LOVE BOAT
New England barn owners know that mixing ferric oxide with linseed oil,lime and milk creates what color paint?RED
New York’s Oak Beach Inn is believed to be the birthplace of what cocktail?LONG ISLAND ICED TEA
Nicknamed “Hemingway cats” for the author who owned several,polydactyl cats have what distinctive trait?EXTRA TOES
Nicole Richie’s first child,Harlow,was reportedly named after a famous 1930s what?MOVIE STAR
Night of the Living Dead popularized what monster?ZOMBIES
Nobel laureate Robert Richardson once claimed that party balloons should cost $100 apiece because of what gas’s scarcity?HELIUM
North America is connected to South America by an isthmus located in what country?PANAMA
Norton and McAfee are two of the biggest names in what type of computer software?ANTI-VIRUS
Not as pleasant as it sounds, giving someone a “Glasgow kiss” means doing what to them?HEADBUTTING THEM
Not connected to another bone in the body,the hyoid bone is supported by a network of muscles located in what area?NECK
Not just an Asian-inspired menu item,which of the following is a publicly traded commodity that is sold as in investment?PORK BELLIES
Not just found on fish,which of these growing things have also ribbed structures referred to as “gills”?MUSHROOMS
Not quite as American as apple pie,what came in second on the American Pie Council’s 2008 survey of favorite flavors?PUMPKIN
Not surprisingly, what classic novel figures prominently in the plot of the 2010 teen comedy “Easy A”?THE SCARLET LETTER
Not surprisingly,which of these countries often ranks lowest on the Reporters Without Borders “Press Freedom Index”?NORTH KOREA
Not surprisingly,Wiz Khalifa’s rap hit “Black and Yellow” served as what NFL team’s unofficial anthem in 2011?PITTSBURGH STEELERS
Notable for its narrow, curly outer leaves, which of these fancy green salads is also called “curly endive”?FRISEE
Notably set in a parish, not a county, “Steven Seagal: Lawman” follows the actor’s work as a policeman where?LOUISIANA
Notably worn by Theodore Roosevelt,pince-nez are a type of what fashion accessory?EYEGLASSES
Noted for its grainy texture, sucanet is an alleged healthier version of what common kitchen ingredient?SUGAR
Nova Scotia,or “Nova” for short,is a popular but pricey type of what food?SMOKED SALMON
Novice callers to sports talk shows often use which of these phrases as part of their greetings?FIRST TIME,LONG TIME
Now available in a variety of flavors, the original Malibu Rum is flavored with what exotic fruit?COCONUT
Now considered a classic teen comedy,the 1995 film “Clueless” is loosely based on what classic novel?EMMA
Now known as “The Gospel of Wealth,” the 1889 article arguing that the wealthy must aid society was written by whom?ANDREW CARNEGIE
Now named for the last name of its inventor, what exercise system was first known as “contrology”?PILATES
Now older than much of its audience,which TV network celebrated its 30th birthday on August 1,2011?MTV
Now present in all 50 U.S. states, in 1962 the very first Wal-Mart store opened where?ARKANSAS
Now produced around the world,Riesling is a white variety of wine that originated in what country?GERMANY
Nuclear reactors generate energy by splitting the atoms of which of these elements?URANIUM
Nutritionists use the glycemic index to rank foods based on how they affect a person’s what?BLOOD SUGAR LEVEL
Octoberfest is a famous beer festival held each year in what German city?MUNICH
Octothorpe is another name for what common computer keyboard symbol?NUMBER SIGN
Oddly enough,on the 2012 sitcom “Are You There,Chelsea?” Chelsea Handler does not play “Chelsea,” but whom?CHELSEA’S SISTER
Of all the U.S. presidents, which of these statements applies only to Ronald Reagan?HE WAS DIVORCED
Of the 193 member states of the United Nations,the greatest number–54–are from what continent?AFRICA
Of the 2006 movie “Dreamgirls,” what singer once joked,”I’m going to see it with my lawyers”?DIANA ROSS
Of the following Tonys,who is the only won to have won a Tony Award?TONY KUSHNER
Of the world’s seven continents,four have names that begin with what letter?A
Of these clothing brand names,which is the only one that refers to a specific geographic region?PATAGONIA
Of these Starbucks coffee sizes,which is the smallest?TALL
Of these “50 Greatest Political Moments” listed on Politico.com,which occurred first?DUKAKIS GETS TANKED
Officially called the University of Southern California,USC in Los Angeles is sarcastically nicknamed the “University of” what?SPOILED CHILDREN
Often a topic in the world of yoga,what is a “chakra”?AN ENERGY ZONE IN THE BODY
Often associated with weddings,an advanced notice stating the date of the big event is called a what?SAVE-THE-DATE
Often called Coach K, he won a fourth NCAA men’s basketball title with what school in 2010?DUKE
Often called the “Mozart of the Madras,” A.R. Rahman is a prolific composer from what country?INDIA
Often called the “poor man’s koi,” a shubunkin is a popular variety of what?GOLDFISH
Often called the “richest city in the world,” Abu Dhabi is located in what Middle Eastern country?UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Often called “Rooster Sauce” because of the image on its label, Sriracha is a popular brand of what?HOT SAUCE
Often causing injury,the hard-to-open plastic packaging encasing many electronics is known as what?CLAMSHELL PACKAGING
Often compared to “Tetris,” which of these is the name of a wildly popular smartphone puzzle game?BEJEWELED
Often confused with “e.g.,” which of these phrases best conveys the meaning of the abbreviation of “i.e.”?THAT IS
Often described as the nation’s largest block party,The Calle Ocho Festival takes place annually in what U.S. city?MIAMI
Often dubbed “the St.Tropez of South America,” Punta del Este is an upscale resort located where?URUGUAY
Often featuring a woman in white silhouette,a gem brooch that is carved in a raised design is called a what?CAMEO
Often found in cafes throughout the Middle East, a hookah is an ancient device traditionally used to do what?SMOKE TOBACCO
Often found in cafes throughout the Middle East,a hookah is an ancient device traditionally used to do what?SMOKE TOBACCO
Often found in the pockets of new clothes,silica gel packets are “desiccants,” meaning they do what?SOAK UP MOISTURE
Often governing the use of music,books and films acquired online,”DRM” stands for what kind of “Management”?DIGITAL RIGHTS
Often heard at weddings, “May the road rise to meet you” is the start of what traditional blessing of what country?IRELAND
Often located in airports and train stations, what restaurant chain’s logo features a halo above a pretzel?AUNTIE ANNE’S
Often located in convenience stores,RedBox kiosks offer a simple way for consumers to do what?RENT DVDS
Often made by pranksters in photos,the “rabbit ears” hand signal is identical to what other gesture?PEACE SIGN
Often marketed as a cure-all for fatigue and aging, royal jelly is a secretion produced by what animals?HONEY BEES
Often misportrayed in film and TV,Dissociative Identity Disorder is a condition formerly known as what?MULTIPLE PERSONALITY DISORDER
Often misquoted the “Wall Street” line “Greed…is good” actually contains what phrase after the first word?FOR LACK OF A BETTER WORD
Often needed after a trip to IKEA, what tool is also known as a “hex key”?ALLEN WRENCH
Often part of a traditional Jewish wedding, the “ketubah” is a type of what?MARRIAGE CONTRACT
Often read at weddings,the Bible verse 1 Corinthians 13:4 begins “Love is patient,love is” what?KIND
Often referred to as the “good cholesterol,” HDL stands for “high- density” what?LIPOPROTEIN
Often referred to as “NASCAR Valley,” what U.S. state is home to the NASCAR Hall of Fame?NORTH CAROLINA
Often seen in postcards of Paris,the historic Pont-Neuf is what type of structure?BRIDGE
Often served as an hors’d’oeuvres, a cornichon is a what?SMALL PICKLE
Often served with gravy,steak that’s been coated with flour and deep fried is known by which of the following?CHICKEN-FRIED STEAK
Often served with sushi as a palate cleanser,gari is a type of pickled what?GINGER
Often served with tea,a “crumpet” is most aptly described as which of the following?AN UNSWEETENED MUFFIN
Often sporting an outfit covered with shamrocks,Lucky the Leprechaun is the official mascot of what NBA team?BOSTON CELTICS
Often topped with caviar or smoked salmon, a blini is a small what?PANCAKE
Often topped with confectioners’ sugar, the New Orleans delicacy beignets are a type of what?FRIED PASTRY
Often used a magic symbol,a pentacle is what shape?FIVE-POINTED STAR
Often used in desserts, mascarpone is an Italian variety of what?CHEESE
Often used in French, what pronunciation mark is always placed under a letter and never above it?CEDILLA
Often used in French,what pronunciation mark is always placed under a letter and never above it?CEDILLA
Often used in the past to transport cargo, a windjammer is a large type of which vehicle?SAILBOAT
Often used sarcastically,someone who is very cool is often said to be “all that” plus what snack food?A BAG OF CHIPS
Often used to describe an accomplished conductor,the word “maestro” comes from which of these languages?ITALIAN
Often used to describe something incredibly dumb online,Urban Dictionary defines “smh” as what?SHAKING MY HEAD
Often used to make clothing, pima is a variety of what?COTTON
Often used to make shawls,pashmina is woven from the soft wool of what animals?GOATS
Often very annoying to people dining nearby,pagophagia is the compulsive chewing of what?ICE
Often viewed as the fifth taste detected by the human tongue, “umami” is closely associated with what foodstuff?MSG
Often wrapped in lettuce leaves, barbecued short ribs called kalbi are a key part of the cuisine of what nation?SOUTH KOREA
Often “played” by car horns,the classic Mexican folk song “La Cucaracha” tells the story of a type of what?INSECT
On a 2012 “Glee” episode,Ricky Martin sings “Soy sexy y lo sabes” in a bilingual rendition of a hit song by what group?LMFAO
On a bank check for a million dollars,the “Amount” box should feature a “1” with how many zeros?SIX
On a classic episode of the “Brady Bunch,” Jan makes up an imaginary boyfriend with what name?GEORGE GLASS
On a classic “Seinfeld” episode, George undergoes a phenomenon called “shrinkage” as a result of doing what?SWIMMING IN A POOL
On a classic “Seinfeld” episode,what future “desperate housewife” declared “They’re real,and they’re spectacular”?TERI HATCHER
On a direct flight,which of these pairs of cities are farthest apart in terms of air miles?MIAMI AND PHOENIX
On a football field,the 50-yard line is located how many feet from either team’s goal line?150 FEET
On a man’s jacket, “notch” and “peak” are two common styles of what?LAPELS
On a memorable episode of “Seinfeld,” Jerry is reprimanded for making out with his girlfriend during what movie?SCHINDLER’S LIST
On a movie set, a boom is a long, movable pole often used to do which of the following?HOLD MICROPHONES
On a popular kids’ TV show,Tasha,Tyrone,Pablo,Austin and Uniqua are better known as the what?BACKYARDIGANS
On a restaurant menu,which of these dishes would most likely be followed by the initials “M.P.,” meaning “market price”?LOBSTER THERMIDOR
On a standard backgammon game, players move their pieces onto spaces shaped like what?TRIANGLES
On a standard Bingo card, the “Free Space” is in the column beneath what letter?N
On a standard computer keyboard, what key usually lacks any number or symbol to indicate its function?SPACE BAR
On a standard QWERTY computer keyboard,which of these keys is not directly above the space bar?P
On a standard QWERTY keyboard,which symbol can be typed without pressing the “shift” key?COMMA
On a standard telephone keypad,what number is located directly between the asterick and the number sign?0
On a topographic map, contour lines are used to represent what?TERRAIN ELEVATION
On a “Golden Girls” episode, a confused Dorothy asks, “The actor or the sausage?” in reference to whom?JIMMY DEAN
On account of his yellow skin,a doctor might mistakenly “diagnose” TV’s Homer Simpson with what medical condition?JAUNDICE
On airplanes,a person’s ears “pop” because of air moving through what part of the body?EUSTACHIAN TUBE
Which of these food-related places saw the invention of the chocolate chip cookie in 1933?TOLL HOUSE INN
Which of these foods goes unmentioned in Sesame Street’s song “I Eat the Colors of the Rainbow”?CAULIFLOWER
Which of these foods has a pH value that is the lowest,making it the most acidic?ORANGE JUICE
Which of these foods is commonly sold in probiotic varieties?YOGURT
Which of these foods is often available in both “farmed” and “wild” varieties?SALMON
Which of these foods is said to have “negative calories” because it requires more calories to eat than it provides?CELERY
Which of these football-related verbs is also the name of a football position?TACKLE
Which of these foreign automobile brands translates as “the people’s car” in its country of origin?VOLKSWAGEN
Which of these foreign-language words literally means “the many”?HOI POLLOI
Which of these former presidents did not serve as a governor before being elected to the White House?GEORGE H.W. BUSH
Which of these FOX shows was not created by animation impresario Seth MacFarlane?KING OF THE HILL
Which of these fractions can be further reduced?4/8 *CORRECT*
Which of these French expressions means roughly the the same as “a done deal”?FAIT ACCOMPLI
Which of these French phrases means “to know how to act”?SAVOIR-FAIRE
Which of these French terms is used to refer to the main exhibit in a collection?PIECE DE RESISTANCE
Which of these funny expressions is Yiddish for “dirt?”SCHMUT
Which of these games features the categories “Action,” “Object” and “Person/Place/Animal”?PICTIONARY
Which of these gases is not considered one of the “greenhouse gases” believed to contribute to global warming?NEON
Which of these gemstones is named after a Russian czar?ALEXANDRITE
Which of these genres of world music traces its roots to the Mexican Revolution?RANCHERA
Which of these geological features shares its name with a verb meaning “to reach a stable level”?PLATEAU
Which of these geometric-sounding names is synonymous with the word “scam”?PYRAMID SCHEME
Which of these glands are present only in a person’s skin?SWEAT
Which of these golf terms comes from a Latin word meaning “equality”?PAR
Which of these government agencies is headquartered in Atlanta?CDC
Which of these government officials counts Paul Volcker and Alan Greenspan as predecessors?BEN BERNANKE
Which of these government programs would most likely be affected by “entitlement reform”?MEDICARE
Which of these grocery items is commonly sold in a container that features a gabled top?MILK
Which of these groups define almost all hemophiliacs?MALES
Which of these groups of geometric shapes has the most total sides?FIVE RECTANGLES
Which of these guitar parts shares its name with a verb meaning “to worry”?FRET
Which of these has never been the title of a reality series about people who attempt to flip houses?ON THE FLIP SIDE
Which of these healthy edibles is a type of algae?KELP
Which of these heavy metal bands was named after the title of a Bob Dylan song?JUDAS PRIEST
Which of these herb names comes first in the title of a classic 1966 album by Simon and Garfunkel?PARSLEY
Which of these historic events took place in New Jersey?HAMILTON-BURR DUEL
Which of these historic events took place in NJ?HAMILTON-BURR DUEL
Which of these historic leaders was known to wear clothing he made himself using a spinning wheel?GHANDI
Which of these historical events occurred earliest in the calendar year?SINKING OF THE TITANIC
Which of these History network TV series is hosted by the prominent Egyptologist Dr. Zahi Hawass?CHASING MUMMIES
Which of these hit songs from the ’70s has the same title as a classic Christmas carol?JOY TO THE WORLD
Which of these hit Tom Cruise films is famous for its somewhat gratuitous shirtless volleyball scene?TOP GUN
Which of these hit ’80s songs features the recurring line “The shareef don’t like it”?ROCK THE CASBAH
Which of these Hollywood disaster movies features an African-American president?DEEP IMPACT
Which of these household appliances contains a vacuum tube called a magnetron?MICROWAVE OVEN
Which of these household appliances is commonly equipped with an ionizer?AIR PURIFIER
Which of these household cleaners shares its name with a figure from Greek mythology?AJAX
Which of these idioms features the last names of an Oscar-winning actress and actor?HUNT AND PECK
Which of these illnesses is caused by a bacteria,not a virus?STREP THROAT
Which of these ingredients is not traditionally used to make pesto?SARDINES
Which of these instruments is not part of a traditional mariachi band?FLUTE
Which of these internationally famous luxury brands was founded not in Italy,but in Spain?BALENCIAGA
Which of these is a character on “The Sopranos” and not a cast member on “Jersey Shore”?PAULIE WALNUTS
Which of these is a common slang term meaning “an extremely short period of time”?NEW YORK MINUTE
Which of these is a famous singer’s Web site and not a children’s entertainment site?KIDROCK.COM
Which of these is a fancy word for a “bartender”?MIXOLOGIST
Which of these is a genetic trait that causes one to have an unusual reaction to sunlight?PHOTIC SNEEZE REFLEX
Which of these is a popular carnival game in which you hit mechanical critters on the head with a mallet?WHACK-A-MOLE
Which of these is a show on the Fox Business Channel, and not a USA Network drama/FREEDOM WATCH
Which of these is a term for spicing up otherwise mild food?DEVILING
Which of these is a true statement about celebrities Taylor Lautner,Taylor Hicks and Taylor Swift?TWO ARE MEN,ONE’S A WOMAN
Which of these is a true statement about the letters in the standard Google logo?BOTH G’S ARE BLUE
Which of these is an accurate description of a person with what is playfully known as a “farmer’s tan”?PALE CHEST,TAN ARMS
Which of these is equal in number to the number of items in a baker’s dozen?ORIGINAL U.S. COLONIES
Which of these is equal in number to the number of items in a baker’s dozen?ORIGINAL U.S. COLONIES
Which of these is not a popular Facebook game?SUBURBVILLE
Which of these is not a real movie title?28 WEEKS *CORRECT*
Which of these is not a reed instrument?CORNNET
Which of these is not a type of jewelry, but rather a device for monitoring alcohol consumption?SCRAM BRACELET
Which of these is not an actual comic book superhero?GREEN HAMMER
Which of these is not an example of static electricity at work?A CELL PHONE CHARGING
Which of these is not one of the bones found in the human ear?TARSUS
Which of these is not one of the few elements that are naturally magnetic?COPPER
Which of these is not one of the four superheroes featured in the 2005 movie “The Fantastic Four”?THE FLASH
Which of these is not one of the so-called BRIC countries, the four nations with the largest emerging markets?ROMANIA
Which of these is not one of the three corners of the mysterious “Bermuda Triangle”?JAMAICA
Which of these is not one of the twelve years represented in the Chinese calendar?YEAR OF THE SWAN
Which of these is often defined as “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”?INSANITY
Which of these is the CORRECT name of a popular brand of eco-friendly household products?SEVENTH GENERATION
Which of these is the CORRECT spelling for a popular brand of breakfast cereal?CAP’N CRUNCH
Which of these is the CORRECTly capitalized abbreviation for a common graduate degree?PH.D.
Which of these is the name for a chain of membership-only warehouse stores?SAM’S CLUB
Which of these is the name of a common type of medium-heeled shoe worn by both men and women?CUBAN HEEL
Which of these is the name of a popular brand of electric-powered “mobility scooter”?RASCAL
Which of these is the name of an all-natural line of products known for its beeswax-based lip balm?BURT’S BEES
Which of these is the not-so-modest title of a ubiquitous hit song in 2006?FERGALICIOUS
Which of these is true about Mike Wazowski, the character that Billy Chrystal plays in “Monsters, Inc.”HE HAS ONE EYE
Which of these Italian greats has a last name that’s only one letter different from his first name?GALILEO
Which of these jazz greats was often billed as “The World’s Greatest Trumpeter”?LOUIS ARMSTRONG
Which of these key ingredients helps give traditional Worcestershire sauce its signature taste?ANCHOVIES
Which of these key ingredients helps give traditional Worchestshire sauce its signature taste?ANCHOVIES
Which of these kinds of documents gets its name from a Greek word meaning “folded paper”?DIPLOMA
Which of these kitchen gadgets performs the same function as a “strainer”?COLANDER
Which of these landmarks selected as one of the “New 7 Wonders of the World” in 2007 was built most recently?TAJ MAHAL
Which of these languages uses the Cyrillic alphabet?RUSSIAN
Which of these Las Vegas casinos is famous for its elaborate “dancing fountains”?BELLAGIO
Which of these Latin phrases roughly translates to “it does not follow”?NON SEQUITUR
Which of these legendary sports figures was nicknamed “Joltin’ Joe”?JOE DIMAGGIO
Which of these lines of a traditional wedding rhyme is the name of a 2011 romantic comedy starring Kate Hudson?SOMETHING BORROWED
Which of these literary children is not an orphan?ENCYCLOPEDIA BROWN
Which of these Looney Tunes cartoons stars Pepe Le Pew and not Speedy Gonzalez?ODOR-ABLE KITTY
Which of these Looney Tunes characters would be classified in the animal kingdom as “Gallus gallas domesticus”?FOGHORN LEGHORN
Which of these lyrics does not appear in The Police’s #1 hit “Every Breath You Take”?EVERY PRICE YOU PAY
Which of these major cities is located in Pakistan?ISLAMABAD
Which of these male names comes from French words meaning “the king”?LEROY
Which of these mammals has the longest maximum life expectancy?FINE WHALE
Which of these mathematical terms best describes the trajectory path of a fly ball?PARABOLA
Which of these members of “The Brady Bunch” is said to be suffering from “middle child syndrome”?JAN
Which of these men’s names is also slang for someone hugely biased towards their favorite sports team?HOMER
Which of these modern inventions uses gyroscopes to operate?SEGWAY
Which of these monuments is the only surviving structure of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?GREAT PYRAMID OF GIZA
Which of these movie actors has never played Tom Clancy hero Jack Ryan on the big screen?MATT DAMON
Which of these movie funnymen started out as a “correspondent” on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show”?STEVE CARELL
Which of these movie stars got her famous last name from her first husband?DEMI MOORE
Which of these movie stars named “Sean” is a woman?SEAN YOUNG
Which of these movie stars named “Sean” is a woman?SEAN YOUNG
Which of these movie titles is based on the name of a real person?MICHAEL COLLINS
Which of these movies does not feature Jack Nicholson’s character dying a gruesome death?CHINATOWN
Which of these movies features a prime number in its title?101 DALMATIANS
Which of these movies features a scene in which Brad Pitt’s character wrestles a bear?LEGENDS OF THE FALL
Which of these movies features a scene involving Halloween but not Christmas?E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL
Which of these movies in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” film franchise was released first?THE CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL
Which of these movies is based on the life of NYPD officer Eddie Egan and his partner Sonny Grosso?THE FRENCH CONNECTION
Which of these movies is not mentioned in the 1989 Billy Joel song “We Didn’t Start the Fire”?DOCTOR ZHIVAGO
Which of these movies named for cities spawned an Oscar-winning song by Bruce Springsteen?PHILADELPHIA
Which of these movies was released the earliest?BEVERLY HILLS COP
Which of these music acts is not co-ed?COLDPLAY
Which of these music icons shares his name with an MLB relief pitcher who inspired the phrase “fear the beard”?BRIAN WILSON
Which of these music legends has a daughter who’s an acclaimed fashion designer?PAUL MCCARTNEY
Which of these musical acts shares its name with a dish traditionally served on New Year’s Day in the South?THE BLACK EYED PEAS
Which of these musical groups could be loosely described as a “string quartet”?FOUR VIOLINISTS
Which of these musical stars is the only one not born and raised in Canada?CHRISTINA AGUILERA
Which of these musical terms means “very slowly”?LENTISSIMO
Which of these names for a Mexican dish is also the Spanish name for a musical instrument?FLAUTA
Which of these names is trademarked by the Sealed Air Corporation?BUBBLE WRAP
Which of these national landmarks features a large stone tablet inscribed with the text of the Gettysburg Address?LINCOLN MEMORIAL
Which of these nations is not considered to be part of the European region known as Scandinavia?THE NETHERLANDS
Which of these natural wonders is a cataract?NIAGARA FALLS
Which of these natural wonders is a well-known example of a chasm?GRAND CANYON
Which of these nautical terms refers to the rear part of a ship?STERN
Which of these New York City landmarks is a prime example of Art Deco architecture?CHRYSLER BUILDING
Which of these New York Times front page headlines ran in the 1910s and not the 1920s?TITANIC SINKS
Which of these newspapers features distinctive portraits called “dot-drawings” instead of actual photos?THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
Which of these newspapers is published the farthest west?LOS ANGELES TIMES
Which of these NFL venues boasts a scoreboard topped with two giant condiment bottles?HEINZ FIELD
Which of these non-common disorders did not exist until the 20th century?JET LAG
Which of these noted scientists is often referred to as a “primatologist”?JANE GOODALL
Which of these nouns does not function as a one-word definition for the word “teddy”?VEHICLE
Which of these nouns is not commonly used as a slang verb meaning “to dismiss from a job”?HORN
Which of these nouns,when used as an adjective,means “typical” or “classic”?TEXTBOOK
Which of these now generic terms did not once refer to a specific brand name?STYROFOAM
Which of these numbers is considered an improper fraction?3/2 *CORRECT*
Which of these numbers is used as a slang term meaning “to get rid of”?86
Which of these nursery rhymes is about a treat traditionally eaten around Easter?HOT CROSS BUNS
Which of these objects is not part of the contraption at the center of the board game “Mouse Trap?”BICYCLE
Which of these objects weights roughly 45.52 carets?HOPE DIAMOND
Which of these ocean-dwelling creatures is named for its equine profile?SEA HORSE
Which of these ocean-dwelling creatures is named for its equine profile?OCTOPUS
Which of these odd-sounding terms is actually a popular type of additive?LIQUID SMOKE
Which of these offenses can be committed simply by speaking?SLANDER
Which of these oft-quoted movie lines was originally spoken by Dustin Hoffman?“I’M WALKING HERE!”
Which of these one-named performers has a name that means “my lady” in Italian?MADONNA
Which of these organizations holds a massive get-together every four years called a “Jamboree”?BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA
Which of these organizations is commonly known by just the first letter of its abbreviation?YMCA
Which of these organizations proclaims on it’s Web site, “Animals are not ours to wear”?PETA
Which of these Oscar-winning actresses won her Oscar for playing an Oscar-winning actress?CATE BLANCHETT
Which of these overused words on Lake Superior University’s “Banished Words” list was added last?TEACHABLE MOMENT
Which of these painters is known for his prominent use of gold leaf?GUSTAV KLIMT
Which of these pairs of letters would not appear on the face of a clock that uses Roman numerals?XV
Which of these pairs of same-named presidents served their terms in office furthest apart?JOHNSON & JOHNSON
Which of these parts of the body is formally known as the pharynx?THROAT
Which of these pastas derives its name from an Italian word meaning “little twine”?SPAGHETTI
Which of these patriotic songs was written by a person whose last name ends with the letters “U-S-A?”THE STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER
Which of these people belongs to a group often identified by the acronym “SCOTUS”?SONIA SOTOMAYOR
Which of these performers was famous for saying in a deep voice, “Thank you, thank you very much”?ELVIS PRESLEY
Which of these phrases best describes the blood of a person suffering from anemia?TOO FEW RED BLOOD CELLS
Which of these phrases completes the famous Admiral David Farragut saying, “Damn The Torpedoes!”?FULL SPEED AHEAD!
Which of these phrases does not appear in the famous last line of the Gettysburg Address?FROM THE PEOPLE
Which of these phrases does not appear in the title of one of the bestselling Harry Potter books?FLIGHT OF THE DRAGON
Which of these phrases is commonly used to describe a person who is emotional and creative?RIGHT-BRAINED
Which of these phrases is not sung at the end of the theme to “Gilligan’s Island”?NO STORES
Which of these phrases is sung repeatedly in the popular kids’ song “Jimmy Crack Corn”?I DON’T CARE
Which of these pieces of office equipment is widely regarded as useful for preventing identity theft?PAPER SHREDDER
Which of these platinum- selling hard rock bands is fronted by a woman?EVANESCENCE
Which of these plays was written while the playwright lived at 632 St. Peter Street in New Orleans?A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
Which of these poets shares his initials with the TV network that airs “Sesame Street”?P.B. SHELLEY
Which of these political figures was born in Hope,Arkansas,just nine years after Bill Clinton?MIKE HUCKABEE
Which of these political pundits is nicknamed “The Ragin’ Cajun?”JAMES CARVILLE
Which of these pop singers was never a guest star on an episode of “Will & Grace”?MARIAH CAREY
Which of these popular candies are often sold in containers resembling milk cartons?WHOPPERS
Which of these popular candy bars is not normally covered in chocolate?PAYDAY
Which of these popular cell phone apps allows users to “check-in” to the places they visit?FOURSQUARE
Which of these popular Christmas tunes was originally titled “One Horse Open Sleigh”?JINGLE BELLS
Which of these popular drugstore brands is used to treat the medical condition androgenic alopecia?ROGAINE
Which of these popular films does not share its name with a main character in the film?TROY
Which of these popular kids’ movie franchises features a 2009 film subtitled “The Squeakquel”?ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS
Which of these popular liqueurs is not orange flavored?MIDORI
Which of these popular soft drink brands was named after a slang term for “moonshine”?MOUNTAIN DEW
Which of these popular TV sitcoms is not filmed in a mock documentary style?THE BIG BANG THEORY
Which of these popular types of dogs was originally bred to herd livestock?BORDER COLLIE
Which of these popular Web sites designates its most active users as “PowerSellers?”EBAY
Which of these popular ’80s sitcoms shares its names with a TV game show that aired in the ’50s?WHO’S THE BOSS?
Which of these popular “family” sitcoms debuted on TV the earliest?ALL IN THE FAMILY
Which of these poultry-peddling fast food chains is famous for always being closed on Sundays?CHICK FIL A
Which of these precious metals is a form of resin?AMBER
Which of these prefixes literally means “occurring together”?SYNCHRO-
Which of these pro baseball teams fittingly plays its home games in a stadium named for a beer company?MILWAUKEE BREWERS
Which of these produce items is known for having high levels of lycopene?TOMATOES
Which of these products comes in a “pure cornstarch” variety?BABY POWDER
Which of these professional sports leagues does not include a team from Canada?NFL
Which of these prominent political surnames is also the name of a Japanese town that lies west of Tokyo?OBAMA
Which of these proverbs has the same meaning as “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”?A STITCH IN TIME SAVES NINE
Which of these psychology terms comes from a Greek verb meaning “to purge”?CATHARSIS
Which of these Radio Hall of Fame inductees is nicknamed “King of the Countdowns”?CASEY KASEM
Which of these real-life figures of antiquity was renowned above all for his fabulous wealth?CROESUS
Which of these reality shows is hosted by visual effects experts Jamie Hynamen and Adam Savage?MYTHBUSTERS
Which of these relatives of former First Daughter Jenna Bush are named “Barbara?”HER SISTER AND GRANDMOTHER
Which of these retail chains is named for a prudish English queen?VICTORIA’S SECRET
Which of these retailers claim to be the most recognized name in “plus-size” clothing?LANE BRYANT
Which of these rhymes correctly reminds you how to identify and avoid poison ivy?LEAVES OF 3, LET IT BE
Which of these rhyming pairs of words are both synonyms for “complain”?HARP AND CARP
Which of these rituals traditionally takes place at an African-American wedding?JUMPING OVER A BROOM
Which of these rocks is known for its ability to produce sparks when it is struck with steel?FLINT
Which of these rodents are known for collecting bright, shiny objects and taking them to their nests?PACKRATS
Which of these S&P credit ratings would most strongly suggest that a company is a good investment?AAA
Which of these sassy phrases is not also the title of a film featuring Diane Keaton?YOU CAN SAY THAT AGAIN
Which of these schools features a famous Rotunda that is a half-scale version of the Pantheon in Rome?UNIV OF VA
Which of these scientific units is named in honor of the inventor of the telephone?DECIBEL
Which of these scientists made his most famous discoveries while working with pea plants?GREGOR MENDEL
Which of these sea creatures can be classified as a pinniped?SEAL
Which of these Sesame Street characters is known for referring to himself in third person?ELMO
Which of these sets of celebrity siblings are professional football players?MANNING BROTHERS
Which of these Shakespeare characters is guilty of regicide?MACBETH
Which of these sheet music notations directs a musician to play “lovingly”?AMOROSO
Which of these shoe companies shares its name with a type of antelopes?REEBOK
Which of these shoe styles traditionally has soles made of rope?ESPADRILLES
Which of these sides of a standard six-sided die does not have a dot located directly in the middle?4
Which of these signs of the zodiac is traditionally symbolized by a person and not an animal?VIRGO
Which of these singers could sing “EIEIO” if she sang only the vowels in her name in a row?CELINE DION
Which of these singers could sing “EIEIO” if she sang only the vowels in her name in a row?CELINE DION
Which of these singers had a hit Top 40 song with a title that begins with the letter X?LINDA PONSTADT
Which of these singers had a Top 40 song with a title that begins with the letter “X”?OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN
Which of these slang phrases means roughly the same thing as “put the pedal to the metal”?BURN RUBBER
Which of these slang phrases means “to contribute money to a special collection”?FEED THE KITTY
Which of these slang terms is defined out west as “an urban easterner who vacations on a ranch?”DUDE
Which of these slang terms is defined out West as “an urban Easterner who vacations on a ranch”?DUDE
Which of these snack brands has a name that was inspired by a First Lady?DOLLY MADISON
Which of these snack food brands has a mascot named “Finn” who,for some reason,wears sunglasses?GOLDFISH
Which of these songs by the Beatles contains three different pronouns in its title?I ME MINE
Which of these soon-to-be stars did not appear in the 1983 movie “The Outsiders?”KEIFER SUTHERLAND
Which of these sources of light can be categorized as phosphorescent?GLOW-IN-THE-DARK STICKER
Which of these Southern cities shares its name with a dance that was wildly popular in the 1920s?CHARLESTON
Which of these Spanish phrases is often used to help make a person feel comfortable in your home?MI CASA ES SU CASA
Which of these sports has a “shot clock” that gives players 24 seconds to try to score?BASKETBALL
Which of these sports stars was not in the top 5 of Sports Illustrated’s 2010 list of highest-earning athletes?PEYTON MANNING
Which of these stars is not among the few to have won an Emmy, Oscar, Grammy, and Tony?JULIE ANDREWS
Which of these state capitals is closest to the Mexican border?PHOENIX
Which of these statements is true regarding Pinot Grigio and Pinot Gris wines?THEY ARE BOTH WHITE
Which of these states has a postal abbreviation that is also a commonly used exclamation?OHIO
Which of these states is longer from east to west than it is from north to south?NEBRASKA
Which of these states is longer from east to west than it is from north to south?NEBRASKA
Which of these states is often referred to in the media as a “flyover state”?KANSAS
Which of these states shares a border with more than two other U.S. states?MICHIGAN
Which of these Steven Seagal movie titles does not begin with a preposition?HARD TO KILL
Which of these stringed instruments often has over forty-five strings?HARP
Which of these stunning natural landmarks inspired the composition of “America The Beautiful”?PIKES PEAK
Which of these substances,if subjected to enough heat and pressure,could theoretically be turned into a diamond?PENCIL GRAPHITE
Which of these suffixes appears in the names of two U.S. state capitals?-POLIS *CORRECT*
Which of these superstar superheroes,when properly spelled,has a hyphen before the “man”?SPIDERMAN
Which of these tabloid mainstays is a mom to a young son named “Jayden James”?BRITNEY SPEARS
Which of these talk shows is not considered a spin-off of “The Oprah Winfrey Show”?THE WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW
Which of these technological advancements was not invented by Benjamin Franklin?ELEVATOR
Which of these television networks bills itself with the punny slogan “Positively Entertaining”?ION *CORRECT*
Which of these terms derives from early film shorts that often ended with its female characters in perilous situations?CLIFFHANGER
Which of these terms for a writing implement is actually a brandname trademarked in 1957?MAGIC MARKER
Which of these terms is often used to refer to the generation of Americans born between 1978 and 1989?MILLENNIALS
Which of these terms is commonly used to describe a group of locusts?PLAGUE
Which of these terms is often used to describe radio static or the humm of a fan?WHITE NOISE
Which of these terms is the apt name of one of the most common causes of the common cold?RHINOVIRUS
Which of these terms is used to refer to things that are suitable for either gender?UNISEX