Final Jeopardy! clues collected from new Jeopardy! web site

IDDateCategoryClueResponseNotes
61652015‑07‑31CELEBRITIES IN SONG LYRICSIN A SONG, WEIRD AL SAYS, "I KNOW A GUY WHO KNOWS A GUY WHO KNOWS A GUY WHO KNOWS A GUY WHO KNOWS A GUY WHO KNOWS" HIMWHO IS KEVIN BACON?
61642015‑07‑30MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLTHIS MAJOR LEAGUE TEAM'S OFFICIAL COLORS ARE SEDONA RED, SONORAN SAND & BLACKWHO ARE THE ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS?
61632015‑07‑29WOMEN AUTHORSTHIS WOMAN WHO PASSED AWAY IN 2015 WROTE WHAT IS BILLED AS AUSTRALIA'S "GONE WITH THE WIND"WHO IS COLLEEN McCULLOUGH?
61622015‑07‑28TELEVISION IN THE 2000sBLANCO IS THE LAST NAME OF THE MAIN CHARACTER IN "METASTASIS", A COLOMBIA-SET VERSION OF THIS SHOWWHAT IS "BREAKING BAD"?
61612015‑07‑27CLASSICAL MUSICTHE FIRST MOVEMENT OF THE 1888 SUITE NAMED FOR HER IS TITLED "THE SEA AND SINDBAD'S SHIP"WHO IS SCHEHERAZADE?
61602015‑07‑24NATIONAL AIRLINESTHIS SMALL LAND'S AIRLINE ADVERTISES A "STOPOVER": 7 NIGHTS AT NO EXTRA TRAVEL CHARGE TO BREAK UP A BOSTON- BRUSSELS TRIPWHAT IS ICELAND?
61592015‑07‑23COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIESTHE MISSION OF THIS WESTERN U. FOUNDED IN 1875 IS "TO ASSIST INDIVIDUALS IN THEIR QUEST FOR PERFECTION AND ETERNAL LIFE"WHAT IS BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY?
61582015‑07‑22MILITARY HISTORYTHIS COUNTRY SMALLER THAN ENGLAND WAS A COLONIAL RIVAL WITH WHICH ENGLAND FOUGHT 4 WARS, THE LAST FROM 1780 TO 1784WHAT IS THE NETHERLANDS?
61572015‑07‑21HISTORIC NAMESIN 1909 THIS OXFORD STUDENT SURVEYED CRUSADER CASTLES IN THE MIDEAST; A FEW YEARS LATER HE RETURNED FOR LESS PEACEFUL ACTIVITIESWHO IS T.E. LAWRENCE?
61562015‑07‑20POETRY WAGNER'S LINE "OED' UND LEER DAS MEER", MEANING "WASTE AND EMPTY THE SEA", IS QUOTED IN A POEM BY THIS AMERICAN-BORN MANWHO IS T.S. ELIOT?
61552015‑07‑1719th CENTURY AMERICANSAN ACCOUNT OF HER HISTORIC TRIAL NOTED, "IT WAS CONCEDED THAT THE DEFENDANT WAS, ON THE 5th NOVEMBER 1872, A WOMAN"WHO IS SUSAN B. ANTHONY?
61542015‑07‑16EUROPEAN NOVELISTSALFRED DREYFUS WAS AMONG THE THOUSANDS WHO MARCHED THROUGH THE STREETS OF PARIS IN HIS 1902 FUNERAL PROCESSIONWHO IS EMILE ZOLA?
61532015‑07‑15LANDMARKSON THE COMPLETION OF THIS IN 1937, ITS CHIEF ENGINEER WROTE, "AT LAST THE MIGHTY TASK IS DONE; RESPLENDENT IN THE WESTERN SUN"WHAT IS THE GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE?
61522015‑07‑14HISTORIC AMERICANSTHE DEBATE TEAM AT PHILLIPS EXETER ACADEMY IN NEW HAMPSHIRE IS NAMED FOR THIS MAN WHO ENTERED THE ACADEMY IN 1796WHO IS DANIEL WEBSTER?
61512015‑07‑13AMERICAN PRODUCTSIN 1913 THIS CLEANING ITEM WAS BORN WHEN ITS CREATORS NAMED IT FROM A WORD MEANING "BRIGHT" OR "SHINING"WHAT IS A BRILLO PAD?
61502015‑07‑1019th CENTURY BRITISH LITERATURE"I OUGHT TO BE THY ADAM, BUT I AM RATHER THE FALLEN ANGEL" IS SPOKEN TO THIS TITLE CHARACTER BY HIS CREATIONWHO IS (VICTOR) FRANKENSTEIN?
61492015‑07‑09SCRABBLE & CHEMISTRYAS A WORD USED IN SCRABBLE, THIS LONGEST-NAMED ONE OF THE 6 NOBLE GASES WOULD GIVE YOU THE HIGHEST SCOREWHAT IS KRYPTON?
61482015‑07‑08THE THOMAS JEFFERSON ADMINISTRATIONOF THIS AGREEMENT, THOMAS JEFFERSON SAID HE "STRETCHED THE CONSTITUTION UNTIL IT CRACKED"WHAT IS THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE?
61472015‑07‑07INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONSDUE TO DEVELOPMENTS IN 2012, THIS ANNUAL SUMMER CONTEST NOW LISTS NO WINNER FROM THE YEARS 1999-2005WHAT IS THE TOUR DE FRANCE?
61462015‑07‑06THE OSCARS"GLADIATOR" IS CLOSE, BUT THIS FILM HAS THE EARLIEST HISTORICAL SETTING OF ANY BEST PICTURE OSCAR WINNERWHAT IS "BEN-HUR"?
61452015‑07‑03NORTH AMERICAN RIVERSAT ABOUT 100 MILES IT'S NOT ONE OF CANADA'S 100 LONGEST RIVERS, BUT IN THE 1890s IT BECAME PERHAPS THE MOST FAMOUSWHAT IS THE KLONDIKE?
61442015‑07‑02EUROPEAN ARTISTSIN 1890 A CRITIC SAID THIS ARTIST "DIRECTS HIS BRUSH WITH ENORMOUS DABS OF IMPASTO OF VERY PURE COLOR IN SINUOUS TRAILS"WHO IS VINCENT VAN GOGH?
61432015‑07‑01DOING BUSINESS INTERNATIONALLYTHIS U.S. RETAILER'S 133 CANADIAN STORES CLOSED IN 2015; ITS CEO SAID, "WE MISSED THE MARK...BY TAKING ON TOO MUCH TOO FAST"WHAT IS TARGET?
61422015‑06‑30FAMOUS WOMENON JANUARY 5, 1939, IN A LOS ANGELES PROBATE COURT, THIS NATIONAL HEROINE WAS DECLARED LEGALLY DEADWHO IS AMELIA EARHART?
61412015‑06‑29POETIC INSPIRATIONSONE SUMMER DAY IN 1797 THIS BRITISH POET FELL ASLEEP READING A BOOK THAT ADAPTED THE WRITINGS OF MARCO POLOWHO IS SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE?
61402015‑06‑26NOVEL CHARACTERSTHIS LAWYER FROM A FAMED 1960 NOVEL SHARES A NAME WITH AN ANCIENT ROMAN RENOWNED FOR HIS WISDOMWHO IS ATTICUS (FINCH)?
61392015‑06‑25POP STARS SHE WON THE 1984 GRAMMY FOR BEST NEW ARTIST & IN 2013 BECAME THE FIRST SOLO WOMAN TO WIN A TONY AWARD FOR BEST SCOREWHO IS CYNDI LAUPER?
61382015‑06‑24WORLD LEADERS IN THE NEWSIN 2014 CNN DECLARED ZAMBIA'S GUY SCOTT THE FIRST WHITE PRESIDENT IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA SINCE THIS MAN IN 1994WHO IS F.W. de KLERK?
61372015‑06‑23FUN & GAMESA STANDARD CHESSBOARD HAS THIS MANY PERIMETER SQUARESWHAT IS 28?
61362015‑06‑22THE FUTURE OF TELEVISIONTHIS LIVE-ACTION TV SHOW ABOUT A FAMILY DEBUTED IN 1965 & WAS SET IN 1997WHAT IS "LOST IN SPACE"?
61352015‑06‑1920th CENTURY SCIENTISTSEVERYTHING CHANGED IN 1924 AFTER HE OBSERVED, "I HAVE FOUND A CEPHEID VARIABLE IN THE ANDROMEDA NEBULA"WHO IS EDWIN HUBBLE?
61342015‑06‑18AMERICAN AUTHORSPUBLISHED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 2014, HER "PIONEER GIRL" WAS INITIALLY REJECTED, REVISED & TRANSFORMED INTO A FICTIONAL SERIESWHO IS LAURA INGALLS (WILDER)?
61332015‑06‑17THE OSCARSIN HER 30s, THIS TEXAN WAS UP FOR BEST ACTRESS IN 2002 & 2003; SHE WON BEST SUPPORTING IN 2004 IN A CIVIL WAR DRAMAWHO IS RENEE ZELLWEGER?
61322015‑06‑16QUOTABLE PAINTERS"A REVIEWER...WROTE THAT MY PICTURES DIDN'T HAVE ANY BEGINNING OR ANY END. HE DIDN'T MEAN IT AS A COMPLIMENT, BUT IT WAS"WHO IS JACKSON POLLOCK?
61312015‑06‑1519th CENTURY POETRYHE RHYMED THE TITLE CHARACTER OF ONE OF HIS BEST-KNOWN POEMS WITH "DREW ON", "THREW ON" & "RUIN"WHO IS LORD BYRON?
61302015‑06‑12SHIPS IN THE NEWSIN 2012 NATURE MAGAZINE RAN AN OBITUARY FOR THIS SHIP, WHICH "DIED AFTER A LONG STRUGGLE WITH BAD PUBLICITY"WHAT IS THE EXXON VALDEZ?
61292015‑06‑11MEDITERRANEAN ISLANDSA STATUE OF ST. PAUL IS LOCATED ON THIS ISLAND WHERE HE TOOK REFUGE AFTER A SHIPWRECKWHAT IS MALTA?
61282015‑06‑10HISTORIC QUOTESDURING THE 1976 PRES. CAMPAIGN, RONALD REAGAN SAID OF THIS, "WE BUILT IT, WE PAID FOR IT, IT'S OURS & WE ARE GOING TO KEEP IT"WHAT IS THE PANAMA CANAL?
61272015‑06‑09HUMANITIES & HISTORYECHOING THE MORSE CODE FOR V, IN WWII THE BBC's "V FOR VICTORY" CAMPAIGN USED THIS CLASSICAL WORK AS A THEMEWHAT IS BEETHOVEN'S FIFTH (5th) (SYMPHONY IN C MINOR)?
61262015‑06‑08LITERARY CHARACTERSTHIS NAME MADE FAMOUS IN A 17th CENTURY NOVEL IS DERIVED FROM THE SPANISH FOR "SWEET" WHAT IS DULCINEA?
61252015‑06‑05MOTTOESTHOUGH THE 2 MEN WERE VERY DIFFERENT, THIS 4-WORD MOTTO CAME TO REPRESENT BOTH OSCAR WILDE & LOUIS B. MAYERWHAT IS "ART FOR ART'S SAKE"?
61242015‑06‑04NOTORIOUS 20th CENTURY NAMESMORTON SOBELL, A CO-DEFENDANT WITH THESE 2, WAS ALSO CONVICTED BUT RECEIVED A LIGHTER SENTENCE: 30 YEARS IN PRISONWHO ARE JULIUS & ETHEL ROSENBERG?
61232015‑06‑03BRITISH CITIESTHE NAME OF THIS SOUTHERN CITY FAMOUS IN LITERATURE IS FROM WORDS MEANING "KENT PEOPLE'S STRONGHOLD"WHAT IS CANTERBURY?
61222015‑06‑02INFAMOUSBORN IN ILLINOIS OF HUGUENOT ANCESTRY, HE WAS EXECUTED IN JUNE 1882, A YEAR AFTER HIS HEINOUS ACTWHO IS CHARLES GUITEAU?
61212015‑06‑01SPORTS RULESTHE SYRACUSE OWNER CREATED THIS IN 1954 & IT MAY HAVE HELPED HIS TEAM SUCCEED THE LAKERS AS CHAMPS THE NEXT YEARWHAT IS THE SHOT CLOCK?
61202015‑05‑29COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIESMENS ET MANUS, "MIND AND HAND", IS THE MOTTO OF THIS UNIVERSITY WHOSE ALUMNI INCLUDE I.M. PEI, AMAR BOSE & RICHARD FEYNMANWHAT IS M.I.T.?
61192015‑05‑28AMERICAN LITERATURE PUBLISHED A YEAR LATER, "GOOD WIVES" WAS A FOLLOW-UP TO THIS 1868 NOVELWHAT IS "LITTLE WOMEN"?
61182015‑05‑27GOVERNORSGOVERNORS OF ADJACENT STATES, THESE 2 EX- PROSECUTORS ARE ALSO ADJACENT ON AN ALPHABETICAL LIST OF GOVERNORSWHO ARE CHRIS CHRISTIE & ANDREW CUOMO?
61172015‑05‑26ANCIENT TIMESARISTOTLE SAID THAT AN ANCIENT ATHENIAN LAW MADE UPROOTING ONE OF THESE TREES PUNISHABLE BY DEATHWHAT IS AN OLIVE TREE?
61162015‑05‑25HYMNSA CHRISTIAN HYMN & A JEWISH HOLIDAY HYMN ARE BOTH TITLED THIS, ALSO THE NAME OF A 2009 TONY-NOMINATED MUSICAL WHAT IS "ROCK OF AGES"?
61152015‑05‑22CHILDREN'S LITERATUREIN A RECENT BRITISH POLL, THE 1926 BOOK ABOUT THIS TITLE CHARACTER WAS NAMED THE FAVORITE CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE PAST 150 YEARSWHO IS WINNIE-THE-POOH?
61142015‑05‑2119th CENTURY AUTHORSIN AN ESSAY, HE WROTE, "I WOULD RATHER SIT ON A PUMPKIN AND HAVE IT ALL TO MYSELF THAN BE CROWDED ON A VELVET CUSHION"WHO IS HENRY DAVID THOREAU?
61132015‑05‑20RELIGIONTHE "N" IN THE I.N.R.I. WRITTEN ON THE CHRISTIAN CROSS REFERS TO THIS PLACEWHAT IS NAZARETH?
61122015‑05‑19EUROPEAN CITIESTHE EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK IS BASED IN THIS CITY SOMETIMES CALLED "MAINHATTAN"WHAT IS FRANKFURT (AM MAIN)?
61112015‑05‑18ANIMATED MOVIE CHARACTERSHER LOOK WAS PARTLY INSPIRED BY DESCENDANT SHIRLEY "LITTLE DOVE" CUSTALOW McGOWAN & BY MODEL CHRISTY TURLINGTON WHO IS POCAHONTAS?
61102015‑05‑15CELEBRITY MEMOIRSMEMOIRS BY RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS SINGER BILL MEDLEY & THIS LATE ACTOR SHARE THE TITLE "THE TIME OF MY LIFE"WHO IS PATRICK SWAYZE?
61092015‑05‑14BESTSELLING BOOKSIN 2014 A COLLECTION OF HER COLUMNS BECAME THE 1st BESTSELLER ENTIRELY BY THIS WOMAN WHO CHAMPIONED MANY OTHER BESTSELLERSWHO IS OPRAH (WINFREY)?
61082015‑05‑13FAMOUS NAMESIN MARCH 2012 THIS DIRECTOR TWEETED, "JUST ARRIVED AT THE OCEAN'S DEEPEST PT. HITTING BOTTOM NEVER FELT SO GOOD"WHO IS JAMES CAMERON?
61072015‑05‑12BUSINESSTHESE 2 AMERICAN BUSINESSMEN ARE SEEN HERE IN EARLY 20th CENTURY PHOTOSWHO ARE WILLIAM HARLEY & ARTHUR DAVIDSON?
61062015‑05‑11THE OSCARSLAST NAME OF THE ONLY FAMILY TO HAVE A FATHER & DAUGHTER RECEIVE ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS FOR BEST DIRECTORWHAT IS COPPOLA?
61052015‑05‑08HISTORIC SITESON AUGUST 15, 1941 CONVICTED NAZI SPY JOSEF JAKOBS BECAME THE LAST PERSON TO BE PUT TO DEATH HEREWHAT IS THE TOWER OF LONDON?
61042015‑05‑07MASCOTSFOR THE FIRST TIME IN ALMOST 100 YEARS, THIS PRO TEAM HAS AN OFFICIAL MASCOT, A BEAR NAMED CLARKWHO ARE THE CHICAGO CUBS?
61032015‑05‑06SCHOOLS AROUND THE WORLDIN 1906 THIS CITY'S ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS ADMITTED EGON SCHIELE; IN 1907 IT REJECTED ADOLF HITLERWHAT IS VIENNA?
61022015‑05‑05LITERATUREINTERESTINGLY, AT THE START OF THIS NOVEL, PRINCE OBLONSKY, THE TITLE CHARACTER'S BROTHER, HAS BEEN UNFAITHFULWHAT IS "ANNA KARENINA"?
61012015‑05‑04CONSERVATION ORGANIZATIONSHARRIET HEMENWAY'S BOYCOTT OF THE FEATHERED HATS OF HER SOCIAL CIRCLE INSPIRED THE 1905 FOUNDING OF THISWHAT IS THE (NATIONAL) AUDUBON SOCIETY?
61002015‑05‑01VICE PRESIDENTSOF THE 5 FORMER VICE PRESIDENTS STILL LIVING, HE HELD THE OFFICE THE EARLIESTWHO IS WALTER MONDALE?
60992015‑04‑30WORLD CITIESACCORDING TO U.N. STATISTICS, IT'S THE MOST POPULOUS CITY IN THE AMERICAS NOT ATTACHED TO THE MAINLANDWHAT IS HAVANA?
60982015‑04‑29CHAIN STORE NAMES IN THE NEWSTHE 1917 FIRST USE OF WHAT BECAME ITS NAME SAID THIS 2-WORD SMALL ROOM "CALLED UP THE TUBE THAT THE STEAMER... WAS TORPEDOED"WHAT IS RADIO SHACK?
60972015‑04‑28MOVIES & TVTHE FIRST HIT FEATURE FILM BASED ON A "SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE" SKETCH WAS "THE BLUES BROTHERS"; THIS WAS THE SECONDWHAT IS "WAYNE'S WORLD"?
60962015‑04‑27WEDDINGSIN APRIL 2011 HE MARRIED AN HEIRESS TO THE FORTUNE OF A COMPANY CALLED PARTY PIECESWHO IS PRINCE WILLIAM (OF WALES)?
60952015‑04‑24ACTORSIRONICALLY, IN THE SUMMER OF 1955, HE GAVE AN INTERVIEW ABOUT THE DANGERS OF RACING ON HIGHWAYSWHO IS JAMES DEAN?
60942015‑04‑23ART IN THE CITYGERMAN CITY WHERE YOU'LL FIND THE STATUE SEEN HEREWHAT IS HAMELIN?
60932015‑04‑22AMERICAN POETRYTHIS 1883 POEM SAYS, "HERE AT OUR SEA-WASHED, SUNSET GATES SHALL STAND A MIGHTY WOMAN..."WHAT IS "THE NEW COLOSSUS"?
60922015‑04‑21BODIES OF WATERTHE FINNISH CALL IT ITAMERI & THE GERMANS CALL IT OSTSEEWHAT IS THE BALTIC SEA?
60912015‑04‑20BUSINESSTHIS SOCIAL MEDIA COMPANY LAUNCHED IN OCTOBER 2010; IN 2012, WITH ABOUT A DOZEN EMPLOYEES & NO REVENUE, IT SOLD FOR $1 BILLIONWHAT IS INSTAGRAM?
60902015‑04‑17BOOK REVIEWSA 2008 REVIEW OF THIS NOVEL, LATER FILMED, COMPARED IT TO "BATTLE ROYALE" & SAID IT'S "A FUTURE WE CAN FEAR"WHAT IS "THE HUNGER GAMES"?
60892015‑04‑16WORLD LEADERSON THE OCCASION OF THIS LATE LEADER'S VISIT TO THE U.S. IN 2009, ABC NEWS LISTED 112 VARIOUS SPELLINGS OF HIS NAMEWHO IS MUAMMAR QADDAFI?
60882015‑04‑15THE GREEK ALPHABETWHEN SPELLED OUT AS WORDS IN ENGLISH, 2 OF THE 3 LONGEST GREEK LETTERSWHAT ARE EPSILON, OMICRON & UPSILON?
60872015‑04‑14U.S. PRESIDENTSONLY 2 PRESIDENTS HAD THEIR LAST NAMES CHANGED-- THESE 2WHO ARE GERALD FORD & BILL CLINTON?
60862015‑04‑13GEOGRAPHYTHE CAUCASIAN ISTHMUS LIES BETWEEN THESE 2 LARGE INLAND BODIES OF WATERWHAT ARE THE BLACK & CASPIAN SEAS?
60852015‑04‑10RUSSIANSTHE SUBTITLE OF A BIOGRAPHY ABOUT THIS EARLY 20th CENTURY MAN IS "THE SAINT WHO SINNED"WHO IS GRIGORI RASPUTIN?
60842015‑04‑09REFERENCE WORKSNOW IN ITS FOURTH EDITION, THE BOOK WITH THIS TITLE FIRST APPEARED IN 1918 AS A 43-PAGE GUIDE FOR CORNELL ENGLISH STUDENTSWHAT IS "THE ELEMENTS OF STYLE"?
60832015‑04‑08SHAKESPEARE'S CHARACTERSONE OF THE BARD'S FEW PLAYS WITH CHILDREN ON STAGE IS THIS ONE WITH 2 BROTHERS WHO LAST APPEAR ALIVE IN ACT III, SCENE iWHAT IS "RICHARD III"?
60822015‑04‑07CELEBRITY FATHERS & DAUGHTERSHE WON A GRAMMY IN 1959, SHE WON 3 IN THE 1970s & A SONG BY BOTH WAS 1991's SONG & RECORD OF THE YEAR WHO ARE NATALIE & NAT KING COLE?
60812015‑04‑06NYC LANDMARKSTHE LOBBY OF THIS LANDMARK HAS AN ART DECO CEILING FRESCO BY EDWARD TRUMBULL CALLED "TRANSPORT AND HUMAN ENDEAVOR"WHAT IS THE CHRYSLER BUILDING?
60802015‑04‑03EUROPEAN HISTORYA 3-LETTER 9th CENTURY TRIBE IS IN THE NAMES OF 2 21st CENTURY COUNTRIES: THE WORLD'S MOST VAST, & THIS ONEWHAT IS BELARUS?
60792015‑04‑02NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARKS50 YEARS AFTER S.F.'s CABLE CARS BECAME A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK, THIS CITY'S STREET RAILWAY GOT THE DESIGNATION IN 2014WHAT IS NEW ORLEANS?
60782015‑04‑01ETYMOLOGYFROM THE LATIN FOR "TO WALK BEFORE", A FAMOUS EXAMPLE OF THIS 8-LETTER WORD WAS WRITTEN IN 1787WHAT IS A PREAMBLE?
60772015‑03‑31COMEDY INSPIRATIONSRODNEY DANGERFIELD CREDITED THIS 1972 BEST PICTURE OSCAR WINNER FOR INSPIRING HIS MOST FAMOUS LINEWHAT IS "THE GODFATHER"?
60762015‑03‑30WOMEN AUTHORSIN ADDITION TO HER NOVELS, SHE ALSO WROTE A CHILDREN'S BOOK ABOUT SUN YAT-SEN & AN "ORIENTAL COOKBOOK"WHO IS PEARL S. BUCK?
60752015‑03‑27TRANSPORTATIONINCORPORATED IN 1948, THIS COMPANY CHOSE ITS NAME FROM THE BOOK OF THE HEBREW PROPHET HOSEAWHAT IS EL AL (AIRLINES)?
60742015‑03‑26NAVY SHIPSFIRST DESIGNATED AS ARMORED CRUISER NO. 1, THIS SHIP WAS COMMISSIONED IN 1895 & OPERATED ON OUR EAST COAST & IN THE CARIBBEANWHAT IS (THE USS) MAINE?
60732015‑03‑25ACTRESSESFOR PLAYING A LEGAL ASSISTANT IN A 2000 FILM, SHE BECAME THE FIRST ACTRESS TO CRASH THE $20 MILLION SALARY BARRIERWHO IS JULIA ROBERTS?
60722015‑03‑24THE SCULPTOR SPEAKS"CHASTE WOMEN REMAIN FRESHER" WAS THE REASON HE MADE A MOTHER LOOK BARELY OLDER THAN HER SONWHO IS MICHELANGELO?
60712015‑03‑23U.S. CITIESKIPLING WROTE OF THIS CITY, "IF A CAR" CAN "RUN UP & DOWN A SLIT IN THE GROUND...WHY SHALL I SEEK THE REASONS OF THE MIRACLE?"WHAT IS SAN FRANCISCO?
60702015‑03‑20UNWANTED FIRSTSJEAN VALLIERE, BURNED IN 1523, IS CONSIDERED THE FIRST MARTYR OF THIS RELIGIOUS GROUPWHO ARE THE HUGUENOTS?
60692015‑03‑19LITERARY ANAGRAMSVIVIAN DARKBLOOM, A MINOR CHARACTER IN A 1955 NOVEL BY THIS FOREIGN- BORN AUTHOR, IS AN ANAGRAM OF HIS NAMEWHO IS VLADIMIR NABOKOV?
60682015‑03‑18COMPOSERS2 OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST BAROQUE COMPOSERS, THEY WERE BORN WITHIN A MONTH OF EACH OTHER IN GERMANY IN 1685 BUT NEVER METWHO ARE JOHANN S. BACH & GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL?
60672015‑03‑17NUMBERSTHIS 2-DIGIT NUMBER IS THE SMALLEST PRIME NUMBER WHOSE DIGITS ARE BOTH THEMSELVES PRIME NUMBERSWHAT IS 23?
60662015‑03‑16KIDS' TV CHARACTERSMARQUEZ IS THE LAST NAME OF THIS CHARACTER WHO DEBUTED IN 2000WHO IS DORA THE EXPLORER?
60652015‑03‑13HISTORICAL U.S. GEOGRAPHYIT BECAME A BORDER TERRITORY IN 1864 AFTER BEING PART OF THE WASHINGTON, OREGON, IDAHO, NEBRASKA & DAKOTA TERRITORIESWHAT IS MONTANA?
60642015‑03‑12THE U.S. GOVERNMENTON AUG. 15, 1994, 59 YEARS & 1 DAY AFTER FDR SIGNED THE ORIGINAL ACT, BILL CLINTON MADE THIS AN INDEPENDENT AGENCYWHAT IS SOCIAL SECURITY (ADMINISTRATION)?
60632015‑03‑112014 ALBUMSWITH A NEW RELEASE & 8 VIRAL VIDEOS TO GO WITH IT, HE HAD THE FIRST COMEDY ALBUM IN 50 YEARS TO TOP THE BILLBOARD 200WHO IS "WEIRD AL" (YANKOVIC)?
60622015‑03‑10NOBEL LAUREATESHE WAS THE SUBJECT OF A 2014 NEW YORK TIMES ARTICLE HEADLINED "A PIONEER AS ELUSIVE AS HIS PARTICLE"WHO IS PETER HIGGS?
60612015‑03‑09LITERARY CHARACTERSTHE FIRST STORY IN WHICH HE APPEARED BEGAN, "THE SCENT AND SMOKE AND SWEAT OF A CASINO ARE NAUSEATING AT 3 IN THE MORNING"WHO IS JAMES BOND?
60602015‑03‑06ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION SPEECHESSPRINGSTEEN SAID DAVID SANCIOUS WAS "THE ONLY MEMBER OF THE GROUP WHO EVER ACTUALLY LIVED" THEREWHAT IS E STREET?
60592015‑03‑05PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM WINNERSSHE WAS CALLED A "TRAILBLAZER FOR AMERICA'S DAUGHTERS" WHEN SHE WON IN 2012, A CENTURY AFTER FOUNDING AN ORGANIZATIONWHO IS JULIETTE GORDON LOW?
60582015‑03‑04PRESIDENTS & THE WHITE HOUSEWHEN THE CURRENT PRESIDENTIAL OCCUPANT OF THE WHITE HOUSE WAS BORN, THIS PRESIDENT WAS LIVING THEREWHO IS JOHN F. KENNEDY?
60572015‑03‑03U.S. STATESIT'S THE ONLY STATE NAME THAT CAN BE TYPED USING THE LETTERS ON ONLY ONE ROW OF THE STANDARD KEYBOARDWHAT IS ALASKA?
60562015‑03‑02LITERARY FIRST LINESHE WROTE THE 1971 OPENER "WE WERE SOMEWHERE AROUND BARSTOW ON THE EDGE OF THE DESERT WHEN THE DRUGS BEGAN TO TAKE HOLD"WHO IS HUNTER S. THOMPSON?
60552015‑02‑27AUTHORS & FILMMAKERSTHIS AUTHOR HAD A BITTER FEUD WITH MICHAEL MOORE OVER THE TITLE OF A 2004 DOCUMENTARYWHO IS RAY BRADBURY?
60542015‑02‑26FOREIGN LEADERSON FEB. 25, 1956, HE GAVE A SPEECH "ON THE PERSONALITY CULT AND ITS CONSEQUENCES", SEEN AS AN ATTACK ON HIS PREDECESSORWHO IS NIKITA KHRUSHCHEV?
60532015‑02‑25LANGUAGESTHEY'RE THE 2 STATES WITH THE HIGHEST PERCENTAGE OF PEOPLE WHO SPEAK FRENCH AT HOMEWHAT ARE LOUISIANA & MAINE?
60522015‑02‑241980s MOVIESAT HIS TERM'S END, RONALD REAGAN TOOK AN OFFICE IN AN L.A. HIGH-RISE, STILL A MESS FROM THE FILMING OF THIS 1988 THRILLERWHAT IS "DIE HARD"?
60512015‑02‑232014 EVENTSTO PREPARE VENUES HOSTING THIS EVENT, 12 BILLION PERENNIAL RYEGRASS SEEDS WERE IMPORTED FROM MANITOBA, 5,000 MILES AWAYWHAT IS THE (FIFA) WORLD CUP?
60502015‑02‑20WORD ORIGINSDESCRIBING ANYTHING VERY SHOWY, IN ARCHITECTURE IT REFERS TO A STYLE USING CURVES LIKE TONGUES OF FIREWHAT IS FLAMBOYANT?
60492015‑02‑19POETSON COMPLETING THE "DEATHBED" EDITION OF HIS GREAT WORK, HE WROTE, "L.OF G. AT LAST COMPLETE --AFTER 33 Y'RS OF HACKLING AT IT"WHO IS WALT WHITMAN?
60482015‑02‑18NO. 1 SONGSA U.S. NO. 1 IN 1977, IT WAS PERFORMED THE NIGHT BEFORE CARL XVI GUSTAF'S 1976 WEDDING TO SILVIA SOMMERLATHWHAT IS "DANCING QUEEN"?
60472015‑02‑17CALIFORNIA CITIESA PARK, ELEMENTARY SCHOOL & MEDICAL PAVILION NAMED FOR HERBERT HOOVER ARE FOUND IN THIS 2-WORD CALIFORNIA CITYWHAT IS PALO ALTO?
60462015‑02‑16MYTHOLOGYTHE ANCIENT GREEKS DERIVED THE NAME OF THIS EVIL SORCERESS FROM A VERB MEANING "TO PLOT"WHO IS MEDEA?
60452015‑02‑13HISTORIC NAMES ON THE MAPNOTHING IS KNOWN OF HIS EARLY LIFE IN ENGLAND BEFORE 1600 OR OF THE END OF HIS LIFE IN NORTH AMERICA AFTER JUNE 22, 1611WHO IS HENRY HUDSON?
60442015‑02‑12WORLD GEOGRAPHYNOT IN THE 10 LONGEST, THIS 1,560-MILE RIVER IN A FERTILE BASIN FLOWS BY 29 CITIES OF OVER 100,000 PEOPLEWHAT IS THE GANGES?
60432015‑02‑11REFERENCE BOOK MAKERSIN 1863 HE USED THE EPIGRAPH "I HAVE GATHERED... OTHER MEN'S FLOWERS, & NOTHING BUT THE THREAD THAT BINDS THEM IS MINE OWN"WHO IS JOHN BARTLETT?
60422015‑02‑10BROADWAY MUSICALSWINNER OF A TONY FOR BEST MUSICAL, IT CULMINATES WITH AN INDUCTION INTO THE ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAMEWHAT IS "JERSEY BOYS"?
60412015‑02‑0919th CENTURY WRITERSAFTER HIS DEATH, HE WAS GIVEN FULL MILITARY HONORS IN GREECE BEFORE HIS BODY WAS RETURNED HOME FOR BURIAL AT HIS BARONIAL SEATWHO IS LORD BYRON?
60402015‑02‑06SHAKESPEAREAFTER ENGLAND, MORE SHAKESPEARE PLAYS ARE SET IN THIS PRESENT-DAY COUNTRY THAN IN ANY OTHERWHAT IS ITALY?
60392015‑02‑05LISTSEFFORTS TO SAVE HISTORIC TREASURES THREATENED BY THE CREATION OF THE ASWAN HIGH DAM LED UNESCO TO CREATE THIS LISTWHAT IS THE WORLD HERITAGE (SITES) LIST?
60382015‑02‑04STATE FLAGSIT IS MENTIONED IN THE MOTTO ON MINNESOTA'S FLAG & IS DEPICTED ON ALASKA'S WHAT IS THE NORTH STAR?
60372015‑02‑03MATH TERMSTHIS WORD FOR A PROCESS THAT LEADS TO THE SOLUTION TO A PROBLEM COMES FROM THE ARABIC NAME OF A 9th C. MATHEMATICIANWHAT IS ALGORITHM?
60362015‑02‑02LIBRARIESTHE STREET ADDRESS OF HIS PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY IS 40 PRESIDENTIAL DRIVEWHO IS RONALD REAGAN?
60352015‑01‑30INVENTORSIN 1702 THOMAS SAVERY WROTE OF ONE OF HIS DESIGNS, "SUCH AN ENGINE WILL DO THE WORK OR LABOUR OF TEN OR TWELVE" THESEWHAT ARE HORSES?
60342015‑01‑29RANKS & TITLESIN 1858 RULE OF INDIA WENT FROM THE EAST INDIA CO. TO THE BRITISH CROWN & LORD CANNING BECAME THE FIRST HOLDER OF THIS TITLEWHAT IS VICEROY (OF INDIA)?
60332015‑01‑28MEDIEVAL LITERATURECHARACTERS IN THIS EPIC 4,002-LINE POEM INCLUDE COUNT OGIER, DUKE THIERRY & ARCHBISHOP TURPIN OF REIMSWHAT IS THE "SONG OF ROLAND"?
60322015‑01‑27BEST ACTOR OSCARS1 OF 2 PERFORMERS TO WIN 2 BEST ACTOR OSCARS FOR FILMS THAT WON BEST PICTUREWHO IS MARLON BRANDO OR DUSTIN HOFFMAN?
60312015‑01‑26U.S. CITIESIN 1846 IT HAD 200 PEOPLE; 14 YEARS LATER, THANKS TO A DISCOVERY, IT HAD OVER 50,000, MAKING IT NO. 15 IN THE COUNTRYWHAT IS SAN FRANCISCO?
60302015‑01‑23RIVERSTHIS NORTH AMER. RIVER FIRST SAILED BY EUROPEANS IN 1534 IS NAMED FOR A MAN WHO WAS MARTYRED IN ROME IN THE 3rd CENTURYWHAT IS THE SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER?
60292015‑01‑22CANDYAN EARLY TV AD FOR THIS CANDY BAR FEATURED A FLEUR-DE-LIS FLAG & A SONG WITH THE LYRICS "FUN FOR ALL" WHAT IS THREE MUSKETEERS?
60282015‑01‑21FICTIONA LINE IN THIS SHORT STORY IS "SLOWLY, AWKWARDLY TRYING OUT HIS FEELERS, WHICH HE NOW FIRST LEARNED TO APPRECIATE..."WHAT IS "THE METAMORPHOSIS"?
60272015‑01‑20LAST WORDSIN 1170 HE SAID, "I AM READY TO DIE FOR MY LORD, THAT IN MY BLOOD THE CHURCH MAY OBTAIN LIBERTY AND PEACE"WHO IS (SAINT) THOMAS (A) BECKET?
60262015‑01‑19BRITISH BUSINESS NAMESSTILL AROUND, THESE 2 RIVAL COMPANIES BEGAN WITH A 1744 SALE OF "SCARCE & VALUABLE BOOKS" & A 1766 SALE OF CHAMBER POTSWHAT ARE SOTHEBY'S & CHRISTIE'S?
60252015‑01‑16EPITAPHSHIS HEADSTONE IN ROME READS IN PART: "THIS GRAVE CONTAINS ALL THAT WAS MORTAL, OF A YOUNG ENGLISH POET" WHO IS JOHN KEATS?
60242015‑01‑15BUSINESS HISTORYFOUND NEAR AMSTERDAM IN 2010, A 1606 STOCK CERTIFICATE FROM THIS LONG-DEFUNCT COMPANY HAS BEEN VALUED AT $750,000WHAT IS THE DUTCH EAST INDIA COMPANY?
60232015‑01‑14U.S. STATESTHE DIFFERENCE OF THIS SOUTHERN STATE'S HIGHEST & LOWEST POINTS IS ONLY 345 FEET, THE SMALLEST DISPARITY AMONG THE STATESWHAT IS FLORIDA?
60222015‑01‑13BROADWAY MUSICALS"IOWA STUBBORN" WAS THE SECOND SONG HEARD IN THIS SHOW WHEN IT OPENED ON BROADWAY IN 1957WHAT IS "THE MUSIC MAN"?
60212015‑01‑1220th CENTURY BRITSDR. HUGH CAIRNS, WHO TRIED BUT COULDN'T SAVE THE LIFE OF THIS MAN IN MAY 1935, BECAME A PIONEER IN THE USE OF MOTORCYCLE HELMETSWHO IS T.E. LAWRENCE?
60202015‑01‑09FAMOUS AMERICANSIN 1982, 72 YEARS AFTER HIS DEATH, HE BECAME THE FIRST PERSON INDUCTED INTO THE HALL OF FAMOUS MISSOURIANSWHO IS MARK TWAIN?
60192015‑01‑08ARTISTSHE SAID A 2009 EXHIBIT WAS THE 1st TIME TAXPAYERS' MONEY WAS USED "TO HANG MY PICTURES UP RATHER THAN SCRAPE THEM OFF"WHO IS BANKSY?
60182015‑01‑07HISTORICAL NICKNAMESIN THE RED STAR IN 1976, CAPT. YURI GAVRILOV COINED THIS NICKNAME FOR A U.K. POLITICIAN WHO HAD MADE A SPEECH AGAINST THE USSRWHAT IS THE IRON LADY?
60172015‑01‑06ASIAMEANING "WATERLESS PLACE" THIS 500,000-SQ.- MILE AREA LIES IN WHAT'S CALLED A "RAIN SHADOW" OF THE HIMALAYASWHAT IS THE GOBI (DESERT)?
60162015‑01‑05OLYMPIC HOST CITIESTHIS EUROPEAN CITY HOSTED THE NORTHERNMOST SUMMER GAMES, ALSO THE FIRST WHERE SOVIET ATHLETES PARTICIPATEDWHAT IS HELSINKI(, FINLAND)?
60152015‑01‑0220th CENTURY AMERICAIN 1923 FANNY BRICE MADE NEWS BY HAVING THIS PROCEDURE, LATER REJECTED BY A WOMAN PORTRAYING HERWHAT IS A NOSE JOB?
60142015‑01‑01TELEVISIONSET TO THE SONG "YOU'VE GOT TIME", A MONTAGE OF REAL WOMEN WHO WERE INCARCERATED IS IN THE OPENING CREDITS OF THIS SERIESWHAT IS "ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK"?
60132014‑12‑31ISLANDSPRESENT NAME OF AN ISLAND SETTLED BY EUROPEANS IN THE 1490s, TODAY THE MOST POPULOUS ISLAND IN THE AMERICASWHAT IS HISPANIOLA?
60122014‑12‑30ROYALTYHE WAS THE LAST ENGLISH MONARCH TO DIE IN BATTLEWHO IS RICHARD III?
60112014‑12‑29BOOK DEDICATIONSTHE 1853 DEDICATION OF "12 YEARS A SLAVE" WAS TO THIS WOMAN AUTHOR "WHOSE NAME...IS IDENTIFIED WITH THE GREAT REFORM"WHO IS HARRIET BEECHER STOWE?
60102014‑12‑26AFRICAN FLAGSTHE FLAG OF BURUNDI HAS STARS REPRESENTING THE TWA & THESE 2 OTHER ETHNIC GROUPS MUCH IN THE NEWS IN THE 1990sWHO ARE THE HUTU & TUTSI?
60092014‑12‑25INTERNATIONAL SYMBOLSINSPIRED BY THE 5th LETTER OF THE GREEK ALPHABET, ITS SYMBOL INCLUDES 2 HORIZONTAL LINES TO REPRESENT STABILITYWHAT IS THE EURO?
60082014‑12‑24OSCAR-WINNING ACTRESSESWITH A TOTAL OF 5 WINS, THEY'RE THE ONLY 2 BEST ACTRESS WINNERS WHO WERE KNOWN PROFESSIONALLY BY THE SAME LAST NAMEWHO ARE KATHARINE & AUDREY HEPBURN?
60072014‑12‑23WORD ORIGINSIN THE MID-1960s, A DECADE AFTER IT FIRST APPEARED IN A HOLIDAY TALE, THIS WORD CAME TO BE USED FOR ANY MEAN KILLJOYWHAT IS GRINCH?
60062014‑12‑22AMERICAN AUTHORSCELEBRATED IN APRIL, NATIONAL ROBOTICS WEEK HONORS THIS MAN WHO COINED THE WORD "ROBOTICS" IN A 1941 STORYWHO IS ISAAC ASIMOV?
60052014‑12‑19INTERNATIONAL MOTORINGONE OF THE 3 EUROPEAN UNION COUNTRIES BESIDES THE UNITED KINGDOM THAT HAVE NOT SWITCHED TO DRIVING ON THE RIGHTWHAT IS IRELAND, MALTA OR CYPRUS?
60042014‑12‑1820th CENTURY SCULPTUREITS SCULPTOR ASKED FOR PRAYER THAT THIS WORK WOULD "ENDURE UNTIL THE WIND AND THE RAIN ALONE SHALL WEAR THEM AWAY"WHAT IS MOUNT RUSHMORE (NATIONAL MEMORIAL)?
60032014‑12‑17THE AFI's 100 GREATEST FILMSONE OF THE TOP 20, THIS 1946 FILM WAS BASED ON A SHORT STORY PUBLISHED AS "THE MAN WHO WAS NEVER BORN"WHAT IS "IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE"?
60022014‑12‑16SOUTH AMERICAIN 2004 THE DOLLAR REPLACED THE GUILDER AS THE MONETARY UNIT OF THIS COUNTRYWHAT IS SURINAME?
60012014‑12‑15POETRYTHE NARRATOR MISTAKES THE PRESENCE OF THIS TITLE CREATURE FOR THE WIND & LATER CALLS IT PROPHETWHAT IS "THE RAVEN"?
60002014‑12‑12LITERARY TRAVELTHE ROMANTIC BALCONY SEEN HERE IS ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR TOURIST ATTRACTIONS IN THIS ITALIAN CITYWHAT IS VERONA?
59992014‑12‑11THE BIBLETHE FIRST BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION MENTIONED IN THE BIBLE TAKES PLACE IN GENESIS 40 & IS IN HONOR OF THIS RULERWHO IS PHARAOH?
59982014‑12‑10U.S. PRESIDENTSTHE FIRST MAN IN THE 20th C. TO HOLD ALL 4 FEDERALLY ELECTED OFFICES: CONGRESSMAN, SENATOR, VICE PRES. & PRESIDENTWHO IS LYNDON B. JOHNSON?
59972014‑12‑09LITERARY INSPIRATIONSTHE PEAT BOGS OF DARTMOOR, ENGLAND INSPIRED THE FICTIONAL HOME OF THE BEASTLY TITLE CHARACTER IN THIS 1902 TALEWHAT IS "THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES"?
59962014‑12‑08MOVIE TITLE REFERENCESFOR THIS 1971 FILM THE REFERENCE IS TO THE 1948 FILM "RED RIVER"WHAT IS "THE LAST PICTURE SHOW"?
59952014‑12‑05HEALTH & MEDICINEIN 1985 THE SURGEON GENERAL CALLED THIS "THE BEST RESCUE TECHNIQUE IN ANY CHOKING SITUATION"WHAT IS THE HEIMLICH MANEUVER?
59942014‑12‑04TOY BRANDSTHIS PRODUCT'S WEBSITE HAS STATED, "HELPING IMAGINATION TAKE SHAPE FOR OVER 50 YEARS!" & "FUN TO (USE), NOT TO EAT"WHAT IS PLAY-DOH?
59932014‑12‑03U.S. GEOGRAPHYTHIS CITY OF 650,000 PEOPLE IS THE MOST POPULOUS U.S. CITY NOT FOUND IN A U.S. STATEWHAT IS WASHINGTON, D.C.?
59922014‑12‑02KINGS & QUEENSTECHNICALLY THIS MONARCH IS THE HEAD OF STATE OF 16 COUNTRIES INCLUDING JAMAICA & NEW ZEALANDWHO IS ELIZABETH (II)?
59912014‑12‑01TV CHARACTERSTHIS 8'2" CHARACTER WHO MADE HIS DEBUT IN 1969 IS STILL GOING STRONGWHO IS BIG BIRD?
59902014‑11‑28ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERYTHE REMAINS FOR ARLINGTON'S FIRST MONUMENT TO UNKNOWN SOLDIERS MOSTLY CAME FROM THIS BATTLEFIELD 30 MILES AWAYWHAT IS BULL RUN?
59892014‑11‑27BODIES OF WATERFIRST ENCOUNTERED IN 1648 BY A MAN BORN IN RUSSIA, IT WAS EVENTUALLY NAMED AFTER A MAN BORN IN DENMARKWHAT IS THE BERING STRAIT?
59882014‑11‑2620th CENTURY NOVELSIN 1940 HOUSE REPRESENTATIVE FROM OKLAHOMA LYLE BOREN DENOUNCED IT AS A "DIRTY, LYING, FILTHY MANUSCRIPT"WHAT IS "THE GRAPES OF WRATH"?
59872014‑11‑25PEOPLE IN THE ARTSHE ONCE SAID, "IT IS THROUGH FANTASY THAT CHILDREN ACHIEVE CATHARSIS. IT IS THE BEST MEANS THEY HAVE FOR TAMING WILD THINGS"WHO IS MAURICE SENDAK?
59862014‑11‑24BRITISH MUSICMAKERS OF THE '90sONE CRITIC CALLED THEM "A SOCIAL PHENOMENON", "THE MOST WIDELY RECOGNISED GROUP ...SINCE JOHN, PAUL, GEORGE & RINGO"WHO ARE THE SPICE GIRLS?
59852014‑11‑21SHAKESPEAREAN GEOGRAPHYOF THE 5 CITIES MENTIONED IN SHAKESPEARE PLAY TITLES, IT'S THE ONLY ONE NOT FOUND IN EUROPEWHAT IS TYRE?
59842014‑11‑2020th CENTURY PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONSIN THIS YEAR, THERE WERE NO PRES's OR VPs RUNNING, BUT 3 OF THE 4 MEN ON THE 2 MAJOR PARTY BALLOTS WOULD BECOME PRESIDENT WHAT IS 1920?
59832014‑11‑1921st CENTURY BOOKSSET IN THE GREAT DEPRESSION, THIS 2006 NOVEL HAS AN EPIGRAPH FROM "HORTON HATCHES THE EGG"WHAT IS "WATER FOR ELEPHANTS"?
59822014‑11‑18FRENCH LITERATUREITS FIRST CHAPTER RECALLS "THE LITTLE SCALLOP- SHELL OF PASTRY, SO RICHLY SENSUAL UNDER ITS SEVERE, RELIGIOUS FOLDS"WHAT IS "REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PAST"?
59812014‑11‑17THE OTHER SIDE OF THE GLOBETHIS CAPITAL CITY, WHICH AT 12,330 MILES IS FARTHEST FROM MADRID, IS NAMED FOR A SOLDIER WHO SPENT TIME IN MADRIDWHAT IS WELLINGTON?
59802014‑11‑14OPERA CHARACTERSIN AN 1893 OPERA THAT WAS ITS COMPOSER'S GREATEST SUCCESS, PETER & GERTRUD ARE THE PARENTS OF THESE 2 CHARACTERSWHO ARE HANSEL & GRETEL?
59792014‑11‑13TUNNELSTHESE 2 ISLANDS THAT BEGIN WITH THE SAME LETTER ARE LINKED BY THE 33.5-MILE SEIKAN RAIL TUNNEL, THE WORLD'S LONGEST IN OPERATION WHAT ARE HONSHU & HOKKAIDO?
59782014‑11‑12THE U.S. CONSTITUTIONTHE 3 LATIN PHRASES FOUND IN THE CONSTITUTION ARE "PRO TEMPORE", "EX POST FACTO" & THIS LEGAL 2-WORD PHRASEWHAT IS HABEAS CORPUS?
59772014‑11‑11THE OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARYAS OF 2013 THIS 3-LETTER VERB COMMON IN SPORTS, THEATER & POLITICS HAS THE LARGEST ENTRY IN THE ONLINE OEDWHAT IS RUN?
59762014‑11‑10STATE HOLIDAYSTHIS IS THE ONLY STATE THAT HONORS A FORMER U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE WITH HIS OWN LEGAL HOLIDAYWHAT IS ALASKA?
59752014‑11‑07SPORTS LOGOSTHIS NFL TEAM'S LOGO IS THE ONLY ONE THAT IS A PLANTWHAT IS THE NEW ORLEANS SAINTS?
59742014‑11‑06HIGHWAYS & BYWAYSTHE HIRAM BINGHAM HIGHWAY, OPENED IN 1948, IS THE LAST LEG LINKING MACHU PICCHU WITH THIS WORLD HERITAGE SITE, A CITY ABOUT 50 MILES OFFWHAT IS CUZCO?
59732014‑11‑05ARTISTSILLUSTRATIONS BY THIS MAN SHOW WHY HIS NAME HAS BECOME THE STANDARD FOR CHILDREN'S BOOK ARTISTRYWHO IS RANDOLPH CALDECOTT?
59722014‑11‑04THE SUPREME COURTAFTER WASHINGTON & FDR, HE IS, PERHAPS FITTINGLY, THE PRESIDENT WHO APPOINTED THE MOST SUPREME COURT JUSTICESWHO IS WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT?
59712014‑11‑03SCIENTISTSACCEPTING HIS 1922 NOBEL PRIZE IN STOCKHOLM, HE SPOKE OF "THE INTELLECTUAL SOLIDARITY" IN THE SCANDINAVIAN COUNTRIESWHO IS NIELS BOHR?
59702014‑10‑31INVENTIONSTHIS MACHINE WAS INVENTED IN 1929; THE GOVT. BEGAN BUYING THEM TO HELP PREVENT ANY MORE IN A SERIES OF ARMY AIR CORPS FATALITIESWHAT IS A FLIGHT SIMULATOR (OR TRAINER)?
59692014‑10‑30MONARCHS OF ENGLANDTHE FIFTH KING & THE EIGHTH KING OF THIS NAME SHARE THE DISTINCTION OF BOTH HAVING BEEN PROCLAIMED KING BUT NEVER CROWNEDWHAT IS EDWARD?
59682014‑10‑29AMERICAN-BORN AUTHORSIN 1915 HIS REASONS FOR NATURALIZATION INCLUDED "HAVING LIVED AND WORKED IN ENGLAND FOR THE BEST PART OF FORTY YEARS"WHO IS HENRY JAMES?
59672014‑10‑28THE BIBLETHE FIRST CONVERSATION RECOUNTED IN THE BIBLE IS IN GENESIS 3, BETWEEN THESE 2; IT LEADS TO TROUBLEWHO ARE THE SERPENT & EVE?
59662014‑10‑27ROCK & ROLLA RESTAURANT CHAIN TOOK ITS NAME FROM A BRITISH BAND'S FOURTH CHART-TOPPER, THIS 1967 SONGWHAT IS "RUBY TUESDAY"?
59652014‑10‑24TONY NOMINATIONSALTHOUGH SHE HAS APPEARED IN ONLY 2 BROADWAY MUSICALS, SHE GOT TONY NOMINATIONS FOR BOTH, FOR 1962 & 1964WHO IS BARBRA STREISAND?
59642014‑10‑23FRENCH FOOD HISTORYA POPULAR PRODUCT WAS BORN WHEN JEAN NAIGEON OF THIS CITY SUBSTITUTED THE JUICE OF UNRIPE GRAPES FOR VINEGARWHAT IS DIJON?
59632014‑10‑22EPONYMOUS GEOGRAPHYNAMED AROUND 1616, IT'S THE WORLD'S FIFTH-LARGEST ISLAND & THE LARGEST NAMED AFTER A PERSONWHAT IS BAFFIN ISLAND?
59622014‑10‑21THE 18th CENTURYLOSSES IN THIS EVENT INCLUDED 12 CHESTS OF SOUCHONGWHAT IS THE BOSTON TEA PARTY?
59612014‑10‑20LITERATUREA CHAPTER HEADING IN THIS 19th CENTURY WORK CALLS THE TITLE CHARACTER "ONE-EYED, LAME", ANOTHER CALLS HIM "DEAF"WHAT IS "THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME"?
59602014‑10‑17COATS OF ARMSTHIS COUNTRY'S COAT OF ARMS FEATURES A PALM TREE & A 19th CENTURY AMERICAN SAILING SHIPWHAT IS LIBERIA?
59592014‑10‑16LITERATURETHIS TITLE 1864 ADVENTURE IS EMBARKED UPON BY A DESCENT INTO ICELAND'S MOUNT SNEFFELSWHAT IS "JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH"?
59582014‑10‑15WORDPLAYSUBTRACT A LETTER FROM THE NAME OF A KEYSTROKE FOUND IN COMPUTER COMMANDS & YOU GET THIS VIOLENT REACTION TO SOCIAL CHANGEWHAT IS A BACKLASH?
59572014‑10‑14BUSINESSTODAY THIS COMPANY MARKETS MORE THAN 100 TIMES THE NUMBER OF PRODUCTS FOUND IN A SLOGAN IT USED IN 1896WHAT IS (H.J.) HEINZ (COMPANY)?
59562014‑10‑13SPORTS FIGURESHE WAS FEATURED ON THE SEPTEMBER 22, 1947 COVER OF TIME WITH THE CAPTION "HE AND THE BOSS TOOK A CHANCE"WHO IS JACKIE ROBINSON?
59552014‑10‑10COUNTRIES OF THE WORLDIT BECAME A COLONY OF THE U.S. IN 1898, A COMMONWEALTH IN 1935 & AN INDEPENDENT COUNTRY IN 1946WHAT IS THE PHILIPPINES?
59542014‑10‑09HISTORICAL FIGURES A 2012 POLL BY BRITAIN'S NATIONAL ARMY MUSEUM VOTED THIS MAN, BORN IN 1732, AS THE NATION'S GREATEST MILITARY ENEMYWHO IS GEORGE WASHINGTON?
59532014‑10‑08NOVEL TITLE CHARACTERS"HIS MADNESS BEING STRONGER THAN ANY OTHER FACULTY", HE "RESOLVED TO HAVE HIMSELF DUBBED A KNIGHT BY THE FIRST PERSON HE MET"WHO IS DON QUIXOTE?
59522014‑10‑07FAUXBITUARIESHE RECEIVED A REAL OBITUARY IN THE ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL IN 2013 NOTING HIS "LONG BATTLE WITH LUNG CANCER"WHO IS WALTER WHITE?
59512014‑10‑06MUSICJOHN WILLIAMS SAID HIS MUSIC FOR THIS EVENT, NOT A FILM, TRIED TO CAPTURE "THE SPIRIT OF COOPERATION, OF HEROIC ACHIEVEMENT"WHAT IS THE (1984 SUMMER) OLYMPICS?
59502014‑10‑03TV IN THE 2000s A KEY SCENE OF THIS SITCOM'S 2014 FINALE AFTER 9 SEASONS WAS ACTUALLY FILMED IN SEASON 2WHAT IS "HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER"?
59492014‑10‑022014 NEWSMAKERSBOTH MAKING NEWS IN JUNE, THESE 2 DAVIDS WITH SIMILAR LAST NAMES ARE LeBRON'S NEW COACH & ERIC CANTOR'S CONQUERORWHO ARE (DAVID) BLATT & (DAVID) BRAT?
59482014‑10‑01U.S. CITY FIRSTSAMONG ITS FIRSTS ARE UNDERWATER AUTO TUNNEL TO A FOREIGN COUNTRY & CORP. TO NET MORE THAN $1 BILLION IN A SINGLE YEARWHAT IS DETROIT?
59472014‑09‑30WORLD LEADERSHE CAME TO POWER 34 DAYS BEFORE FDR & LEFT IT 19 DAYS AFTER HIMWHO IS ADOLF HITLER?
59462014‑09‑29AGATHA CHRISTIEIN THE 400-PAGE BOOK "AGATHA CHRISTIE A TO Z", ENTRIES BEGINNING WITH THIS 6-LETTER WORD START ON P. 224 & END ON 238WHAT IS MURDER?
59452014‑09‑26FAMOUS AMERICANSIN 1936 AT AGE 79, HE PUBLISHED AN ARTICLE IN ESQUIRE MAGAZINE IN WHICH HE DESCRIBED HOW TO PICK A JURYWHO IS CLARENCE DARROW?
59442014‑09‑2520th CENTURY LEADERSIN MAY 1980 OVER 200 LEADERS FROM MORE THAN 120 COUNTRIES ATTENDED HIS FUNERAL IN BELGRADEWHO IS (MARSHAL) TITO?
59432014‑09‑24ALLITERATIONTHIS METAPHOR USED BY SHAKESPEARE & COLERIDGE TO DENOTE AN ENDING IS BASED ON A LEGEND THAT NEVER REALLY HAPPENS IN NATUREWHAT IS SWAN SONG?
59422014‑09‑23ENGLISH MONARCHSSHE WAS BORN NEAR LONDON; HER MOTHER, NEAR MADRIDWHO IS MARY (I)?
59412014‑09‑22THE BILLBOARD ALBUM CHARTS11 MOVIE SOUNDTRACK ALBUMS BY THIS PERFORMER HIT THE BILLBOARD TOP 10, WITH 4 HITTING NO. 1WHO IS ELVIS PRESLEY?
59402014‑09‑19MOVIES ABOUT MOVIESTHE TITLE CHARACTER OF THIS 2013 FILM WAS PLAYED BY DAVID TOMLINSON, WHO WAS ACTUALLY SEEN ONLY IN CLIPS FROM A 1964 FILMWHAT IS "SAVING MR. BANKS"?
59392014‑09‑18FOREIGN WORDSTHE HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE FROM 800 TO 1806 WAS THE FIRST; THE GERMAN EMPIRE FROM 1871 TO 1918 WAS THE SECONDWHAT IS REICH?
59382014‑09‑17MUSICAL THEATERIN "GODSPELL" THIS CHARACTER LEADS THE COMPANY IN SINGING, "PREPARE YE THE WAY OF THE LORD"WHO IS JOHN (THE BAPTIST)?
59372014‑09‑16EUROPEAN CAPITALSAT 200 MILES, THIS CAPITAL OF JUST OVER A MILLION PEOPLE IS THE CONTINENTAL CAPITAL CLOSEST TO LONDONWHAT IS BRUSSELS?
59362014‑09‑15AUTHORSIN 1937 HIS SISTER SAID HE HAD "HATS OF EVERY DESCRIPTION" WHICH HE WOULD USE AS A "FOUNDATION OF HIS NEXT BOOK"WHO IS DR. SEUSS?
59342014‑08‑01AWARDS & HONORSTHERE WERE NO WINNERS FOR THIS AWARD FROM 1939 THROUGH 1943; IN 1944, IT WAS WON BY THE INTL. COMMITTEE OF THE RED CROSSWHAT IS THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE?
59352014‑08‑01THE CIVIL WARTHE BATTLES OF SHILOH & COLLIERVILLE WERE FOUGHT IN THIS STATEWHAT IS TENNESSEE?Tiebreaker clue. This clue's category was originally named "THE CIVIL WAR (Tie breaker)" in the dataset. It has been renamed to "THE CIVIL WAR".
59332014‑07‑31BESTSELLING BOOKSTHIS NOVEL IS DEDICATED TO ESTHER EARL, WHO DIED OF THYROID CANCER AT 16 & NEVER GOT TO READ ITWHAT IS "THE FAULT IN OUR STARS"?
59322014‑07‑30GREAT MOMENTS IN 19th CENTURY SCIENCEMATTHIAS SCHLEIDEN FOUND PLANTS ARE MADE UP OF THESE; AT DINNER HE TOLD THEODOR SCHWANN WHO SAID, HEY, SO ARE ANIMALSWHAT ARE CELLS?
59312014‑07‑29DAYS OF THE WEEKIN SPANISH & FRENCH, THE WORD FOR FRIDAY COMES FROM LATIN FOR "DAY OF" THIS GODDESSWHO IS VENUS?
59302014‑07‑28HISTORIC TRANSPORTSITS PRINCIPAL MAST IS AT ARLINGTON, ITS FOREMAST IS AT THE NAVAL ACADEMY & A MONUMENT TO IT, RESTORED IN 2013, IS LOCATED IN HAVANAWHAT IS THE (USS) MAINE?
59292014‑07‑25WEBSITESA SLANG TERM FOR HARVARD'S FRESHMAN REGISTER GAVE THIS WEBSITE ITS NAMEWHAT IS FACEBOOK(.COM)?
59282014‑07‑24NOVEL WORDSTHIS WORD FOR A PERSON WITHOUT CERTAIN ABILITIES HAS MADE IT FROM THE REALM OF FANTASY TO THE OEDWHAT IS MUGGLE?
59272014‑07‑23LITERARY HEROINESFITTINGLY, THIS CHARACTER IS NAMED FOR A PLANT ALSO KNOWN AS ARROWHEAD THAT BELONGS TO THE GENUS SAGITTARIAWHO IS KATNISS (EVERDEEN)?
59262014‑07‑22WORLD LANDMARKSBUILT FOR A WORLD'S FAIR IN 1889, ITS VISITORS THAT YEAR INCLUDED THE PRINCE OF WALES & BUFFALO BILL; IT STILL GETS 7 MILLION A YEARWHAT IS THE EIFFEL TOWER?
59252014‑07‑21RELIGIOUS HISTORYTHIS TERM COMES FROM A 1529 EVENT IN WHICH A GROUP OF LUTHERANS FORMALLY DISAGREED WITH A DECISION BY A CATHOLIC COUNCILWHAT IS PROTESTANT(ISM)?
59242014‑07‑18FAMOUS HOMESPURCHASED IN 1957 & CALLED "THE SECOND MOST FAMOUS HOME IN AMERICA", IT WAS DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK IN 2006WHAT IS GRACELAND?
59232014‑07‑1716th CENTURY SCIENTISTSIT IS OFTEN SAID OF THIS MAN THAT HE "STOPPED THE SUN AND MOVED THE EARTH"WHO IS NICOLAUS COPERNICUS?
59222014‑07‑1620 YEARS AGO IN ENTERTAINMENTIN 1994 THIS COMEDIAN STARRED IN A NO. 1 SITCOM, THE NO. 1 CHRISTMAS MOVIE & HAD A NO. 1 NON- FICTION BESTSELLERWHO IS TIM ALLEN?
59212014‑07‑15U.S. GOVERNMENT PEOPLEA COMMITTEE CHAIRED BY THE OFFICIAL IN THIS JOB RELEASED THE INFLUENTIAL 1964 REPORT "SMOKING AND HEALTH"WHAT IS SURGEON GENERAL (OF THE UNITED STATES)?
59202014‑07‑14LITERARY TITLE WORDSIT WAS GIOVANNI BOCCACCIO WHO ADDED THIS ADJECTIVE TO ANOTHER ITALIAN AUTHOR'S WORKWHAT IS DIVINE?
59192014‑07‑11AMERICAN LITERATUREPUBLISHED IN 1925, IT STILL SELLS 500,000 COPIES A YEAR & WAS ON THE BESTSELLER LISTS IN 2013WHAT IS "THE GREAT GATSBY"?
59182014‑07‑10IN THE DICTIONARYTHIS ADJECTIVE CAN MEAN "DELICATE", "HEAVENLY" OR, IN CHEMISTRY, "RELATED TO C H O"WHAT IS ETHEREAL?
59172014‑07‑09CONSTITUTIONAL MONARCHIESTHE CONSTITUTION OF THIS COUNTRY ALLOWS THE MONARCH TO ABDICATE, WHICH HAS HAPPENED IN 1948, 1980 & 2013WHAT IS THE NETHERLANDS?
59162014‑07‑08SCIENCE WORDSAPPROPRIATELY, THIS WORD FROM LATIN FOR "UNFOLD" ISN'T IN THE 1st EDITION OF "ORIGIN OF SPECIES" BUT DOES APPEAR IN LATER EDITIONSWHAT IS EVOLUTION?
59152014‑07‑07GOVERNMENT"FEATURES" AT THE WEBSITE OF THIS AGENCY INCLUDE "PROTECTION", "INVESTIGATIONS" & "KNOW YOUR MONEY"WHAT IS SECRET SERVICE?
59142014‑07‑04FICTIONAL LOCALESFEATURED IN A 1933 NOVEL, IT MAY HAVE BEEN INSPIRED BY THE 1920s TIBETAN TRAVEL WRITINGS OF EXPLORER JOSEPH ROCKWHAT IS SHANGRI-LA?
59132014‑07‑03FAMOUS OBJECTSIN 1950 THE ENGLAND-SCOTLAND BORDER WAS CLOSED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 400 YEARS TO TRY TO RECOVER THIS STOLEN ITEMWHAT IS THE STONE OF SCONE?
59122014‑07‑02U.S. GEOGRAPHY2 PLACES CALLED POINT UDALL, REFERRED TO AS THE USA's EASTERNMOST & WESTERNMOST POINTS, ARE IN THESE 2 TERRITORIESWHAT ARE THE (U.S.) VIRGIN ISLANDS & GUAM?
59112014‑07‑01THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCETHE FIRST OFFICIAL USE OF THIS 4-WORD TERM IS AT THE DECLARATION'S BEGINNING, IMMEDIATELY AFTER "THE THIRTEEN"WHAT IS UNITED STATES OF AMERICA?
59102014‑06‑301970s FILMSIN 2013 MARIO CUOMO SAID HE FINALLY SAW THIS FILM, WHICH HE HAD BOYCOTTED FOR PERSONAL REASONS, & CALLED IT "MAYBE ...A MASTERPIECE"WHAT IS "THE GODFATHER"?
59092014‑06‑27BRITISH AUTHORSTHE PHARMACEUTICAL JOURNAL PRAISED HER 1920 FIRST NOVEL, SAYING IT DEALT "WITH POISONS IN A KNOWLEDGEABLE WAY"WHO IS AGATHA CHRISTIE?
59082014‑06‑26SCIENCE & INDUSTRYIN 1891 THIS EUROPEAN SAID, "PERHAPS MY FACTORIES WILL PUT AN END TO WAR SOONER THAN YOUR CONGRESSES"WHO IS ALFRED NOBEL?
59072014‑06‑25WORLD LEADERSSINCE 1953 5 CONSECUTIVE SIBLINGS HAVE BEEN THIS COUNTRY'S HEAD OF STATEWHAT IS (THE KINGDOM OF) SAUDI ARABIA?
59062014‑06‑242004WATCHING THE SUPER BOWL HALFTIME, THE HEAD OF THIS GOVT. AGENCY KEPT SAYING, "MY DAY IS GOING TO" BE LOUSY "TOMORROW"WHAT IS THE FCC?
59052014‑06‑23BROADWAYIN 2013 THIS MUSICAL BASED ON A MOVIE BECAME THE FIRST SHOW TO GROSS $1 BILLION ON BROADWAYWHAT IS "THE LION KING"?
59042014‑06‑20DOGS & GEOGRAPHYIN 2001 THE NAMES OF THESE 2 BREEDS CAME TOGETHER IN THE NEW OFFICIAL NAME OF A CANADIAN PROVINCEWHAT ARE THE NEWFOUNDLAND & LABRADOR (RETRIEVER)?
59032014‑06‑19BUSINESS & INDUSTRYFOUNDED IN 1908, THIS BIG COMPANY WAS REMOVED FROM THE S&P 500 IN 2009 AFTER FILING FOR BANKRUPTCY BUT RETURNED IN 2013WHAT IS GM?
59022014‑06‑18MUSIC IN AMERICAESTABLISHED BY CONGRESS IN 1798, IT'S THE OLDEST CONTINUOUSLY ACTIVE U.S. PROFESSIONAL MUSIC ENSEMBLEWHAT IS THE MARINE (CORPS) BAND?
59012014‑06‑1719th CENTURY NOVEL CHARACTERSHIS "SPINAL COLUMN WAS CURVED"...THE "HEAD WAS BETWEEN THE SHOULDER- BLADES AND...ONE LEG WAS SHORTER THAN THE OTHER"WHO IS THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME?
59002014‑06‑16WORD ORIGINSTHIS NOUN MEANING A SECRET PLAN COMES FROM THE LATIN FOR "TO BREATHE TOGETHER"WHAT IS CONSPIRACY?
58992014‑06‑13FOREIGN AFFAIRSWILLIAM SULLIVAN RETIRED FROM THE FOREIGN SERVICE IN 1979; HE WAS THE LAST U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THIS COUNTRYWHAT IS IRAN?
58982014‑06‑12CURRENT TELEVISIONGEORGE ROMERO DECLINED TO DIRECT A FEW EPISODES OF THIS SERIES, CALLING IT "BASICALLY... JUST A SOAP OPERA"WHAT IS "THE WALKING DEAD"?
58972014‑06‑11CAPITAL CITY WORDPLAYENDING IN THE SAME 2 LETTERS, THESE 2 ARE CAPITALS OF A NATION THAT COVERS A CONTINENT & OF A NATION REACHING ONTO 2 CONTINENTSWHAT ARE CANBERRA & ANKARA?
58962014‑06‑10SCIENTISTSAS A HUMOROUS TRIBUTE, AN ASTRONOMICAL TERM EQUIVALENT TO AT LEAST 4 BILLION HAS BEEN NAMED FOR HIM WHO IS CARL SAGAN?
58952014‑06‑09THE MEDITERRANEANIT'S THE ONLY U.N. MEMBER COUNTRY IN THE MEDITERRANEAN WHERE ENGLISH IS AN OFFICIAL NATIONAL LANGUAGEWHAT IS MALTA?
58942014‑06‑0620th CENTURY AMERICANSIN 1911 GLENN CURTISS RECEIVED THIS DOCUMENT NUMBER 1WHAT IS A PILOT'S LICENSE?
58932014‑06‑0519th CENTURY U.S. HISTORYA DIGNITARY AT THE DEDICATION OF THIS SAID IT WAS "KEEPING WATCH AND WARD BEFORE THE OPEN GATES OF AMERICA"WHAT IS THE STATUE OF LIBERTY?
58922014‑06‑04THE BEATLESOF THE BEATLES' 20 U.S. NO. 1 HITS, THIS SONG HAS THE SHORTEST TITLEWHAT IS "HELP!"?
58912014‑06‑03COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIESTEAM NICKNAMES OF THE 8 IVY LEAGUE SCHOOLS INCLUDE 4 ANIMALS, 3 COLORS & THIS CHRISTIAN DENOMINATIONWHO ARE THE QUAKERS?
58902014‑06‑02OSCAR-WINNING WRITERSWINNING FOR 1999, THIS NEW ENGLAND WRITER IS THE LAST PERSON TO WIN AN OSCAR FOR ADAPTING HIS OWN NOVELWHO IS JOHN IRVING?
58892014‑05‑3019th CENTURY POLITICSA SENATE SEAT FROM THIS SOUTHERN STATE SAT VACANT FOR 4 YEARS; WHEN IT WAS FILLED, ITS EX-OCCUPANT HAD BECOME U.S. PRES.WHAT IS TENNESSEE?
58882014‑05‑29FRUITIT'S THE ONLY COMMERCIALLY IMPORTANT EDIBLE FRUIT OF THE BROMELIAD FAMILYWHAT IS PINEAPPLE?
58872014‑05‑28OPERAIN A BIT OF FORE- SHADOWING, THE TITLE CHARACTER'S DAD HAS COMMITTED SUICIDE BEFORE THE ACTION OF THIS 1904 OPERAWHAT IS "MADAMA BUTTERFLY"?
58862014‑05‑2720th CENTURY PLAY TITLESTHIS PLAY'S TITLE COMES FROM THE NAME OF A GREEK KING SAID TO HAVE CARVED A STATUE OF A WOMAN & FALLEN IN LOVE WITH ITWHAT IS "PYGMALION"?
58852014‑05‑26TITLE MOVIE ROLESIN 1984, IN THE FIRST OF THE FILMS FEATURING THIS CHARACTER, HE ONLY HAS 21 LINES, FOR A TOTAL OF 133 WORDSWHO IS THE TERMINATOR?
58842014‑05‑23THE 1960sIN HIS LAST SPEECH, HE MENTIONED LOCAL NEWSMAKERS OF THE DAY, INCLUDING HIS FRIEND CESAR CHAVEZ & DON DRYSDALEWHO IS ROBERT F. KENNEDY?
58832014‑05‑22TECHNOLOGYWHEN APPLE SUED FOR iPAD PATENT INFRINGEMENT, SAMSUNG CITED THIS 1968 MOVIE AS THE ORIGINATOR OF THE DESIGNWHAT IS "2001(: A SPACE ODYSSEY)"?
58822014‑05‑21ORGANIZATIONSTHE FULL NAME OF THIS SCHOLARLY GROUP FOUNDED AFTER A LECTURE IN 1660 INCLUDES "OF LONDON FOR IMPROVING NATURAL KNOWLEDGE"WHAT IS THE ROYAL SOCIETY?
58812014‑05‑20BRITISH NOVELSSTEPHEN KING BORROWED THE NAME OF HIS FICTIONAL TOWN CASTLE ROCK FROM THIS 1950s NOVEL THAT GREATLY INFLUENCED HIM WHAT IS "LORD OF THE FLIES"?
58802014‑05‑19BOARD GAMESIN THE CLASSIC VERSION OF MONOPOLY, THE ONLY 2 IMPROVABLE PROPERTIES WITHOUT AVENUE OR PLACE IN THEIR NAMESWHAT ARE BOARDWALK & MARVIN GARDENS?
58792014‑05‑16SECRETARIES OF STATESERVING 160 YEARS APART, THESE 2 SECRETARIES OF STATE ARE THE ONLY ONES WHO NEVER MARRIEDWHO ARE JAMES BUCHANAN & CONDOLEEZZA RICE?
58782014‑05‑15THE ACADEMY AWARDS1 OF THE 2 MOVIES IN THE LAST 30 YEARS, ONE A DRAMA & ONE A COMEDY, TO WIN OSCARS FOR BEST ACTOR & BEST ACTRESSWHAT IS "THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS" OR "AS GOOD AS IT GETS"?
58772014‑05‑14NAMES ON THE MAPVISITED BY JACQUES CARTIER IN 1534, IT WAS LATER RENAMED FOR QUEEN VICTORIA'S FATHER, THE DUKE OF KENTWHAT IS PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND?
58762014‑05‑13MONARCHS2 TEEN HASHEMITE COUSINS OFFICIALLY TOOK THE THRONES OF THEIR RESPECTIVE COUNTRIES MAY 2, 1953: FAISAL OF IRAQ & HIMWHO IS HUSSEIN (I OR IBN TALAL)?
58752014‑05‑1219th CENTURY POEMSWRITTEN ABOUT THE U.S. OCCUPATION OF THE PHILIPPINES, A KIPLING POEM SAID, "TAKE UP" THIS NOW-CONTROVERSIAL PHRASEWHAT IS "THE WHITE MAN'S BURDEN"?
58742014‑05‑09FAMOUS BOOKSIT WAS PUBLISHED MARCH 26, 1830; A VERY POPULAR WORK WITH THE SAME NAME PREMIERED MARCH 24, 2011WHAT IS THE BOOK OF MORMON?
58732014‑05‑08BRITISH THINKERSHIS WORKS INCLUDE "THE ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF THE PEACE" IN 1919 & "THE END OF LAISSEZ-FAIRE" FROM 1926WHO IS JOHN MAYNARD KEYNES?
58722014‑05‑07SUPREME COURT DECISIONSON DEC. 20, 1956 THE COURT'S RULING ON BROWDER v. GAYLE WENT INTO EFFECT, BRINGING AN END TO THIS 381-DAY EVENTWHAT IS THE MONTGOMERY BUS BOYCOTT?
58712014‑05‑06U.S. STATESBETWEEN 2006 & 2013 IT WENT FROM 39th TO 6th IN PER CAPITA INCOME & ITS UNEMPLOYMENT RATE DROPPED TO THE NATION'S LOWEST WHAT IS NORTH DAKOTA?
58702014‑05‑05WORD ORIGINSTHIS WORD FOR A TIMID PERSON COMES FROM THE LAST NAME OF A CHARACTER IN A 1920s NEWSPAPER COMIC CALLED "THE TIMID SOUL"WHAT IS MILQUETOAST?
58692014‑05‑02BUSINESS HISTORYIN 1945 THIS PRODUCT ADDED A PLAID DESIGN TO ITS "SNAIL" DISPENSERWHAT IS SCOTCH (BRAND) TAPE?
58682014‑05‑01U.S. STATESOTHER THAN Q, THESE 2 LETTERS APPEAR THE LEAST IN THE NAMES OF STATES, EACH APPEARING ONLY ONCEWHAT ARE J & Z?
58672014‑04‑30ALBUM COVERSTHIS BAND USED A PICTURE OF THE HINDENBURG DISASTER ON THE COVER OF ITS EPONYMOUS DEBUT ALBUMWHAT IS LED ZEPPELIN?
58662014‑04‑29U.S. HISTORYMESSRS. GUSENBERG, GUSENBERG, MAY, WEINSHANK, CLARK, HEYER & SCHWIMMER FAMOUSLY DIED ON THIS DAY IN 1929WHAT IS VALENTINE'S DAY?
58652014‑04‑28NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING AUTHORSDUE TO INJURIES SUFFERED IN 2 PLANE CRASHES IN AFRICA, HE WAS UNABLE TO ACCEPT HIS 1954 NOBEL PRIZE IN PERSONWHO IS ERNEST HEMINGWAY?
58642014‑04‑25COMPUTERSTHE CREATOR OF THIS COMPUTER COMMAND CALLED IT "A 5-MINUTE JOB"; IN 2013 BILL GATES CALLED IT "A MISTAKE"WHAT IS CONTROL (+) ALT (+) DELETE?
58632014‑04‑24DIARIES & JOURNALSTHIS ARCHAEOLOGIST'S DIARY FOR NOV. 26, 1922 MENTIONS 2 "EBONY-BLACK EFFIGIES OF A KING, GOLD SANDALLED"WHO IS HOWARD CARTER?
58622014‑04‑23HOLIDAYS IN OTHER COUNTRIESWILLIAM TUBMAN'S NEARLY 3 DECADES OF LEADERSHIP IS CELEBRATED ON HIS BIRTHDAY, NOVEMBER 29, IN THIS COUNTRYWHAT IS LIBERIA?
58612014‑04‑22BASEBALLVINE LINE IS THE OFFICIAL MAGAZINE OF THIS MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TEAMWHO ARE THE CHICAGO CUBS?
58602014‑04‑21HISTORIC GROUPSWITH FEWER THAN 10 MEMBER CITIES IN ATTENDANCE, THIS ASSOCIATION BASED IN LUBECK HELD ITS LAST ASSEMBLY IN 1669WHAT IS THE HANSEATIC LEAGUE?
58592014‑04‑18CHARACTERS IN NOVELSONE OF THIS MAN'S "MOST PRICELESS MEMORIES" IS OF "A DELICATELY NURTURED SOUTHERN BELLE WITH HER IRISH UP" WHO IS RHETT BUTLER?
58582014‑04‑1719th CENTURY PRESIDENTSGOOD LOOKS WEREN'T ENOUGH AS HE BECAME THE ONLY FULL-TERM PRESIDENT REJECTED IN A BID FOR HIS PARTY'S 2nd TERM NOMINATIONWHO IS FRANKLIN PIERCE?
58572014‑04‑16TV MUSIC"CRYSTAL BLUE PERSUASION" BY TOMMY JAMES & THE SHONDELLS WAS HEARD IN THIS DRAMA'S "GLIDING OVER ALL" EPISODE WHAT IS "BREAKING BAD"?
58562014‑04‑15THE ANCIENT WONDERSFAR APART ALPHABETICALLY, THEY'RE THE 2 DEITIES IN THE NAMES OF THE 7 ANCIENT WONDERSWHO ARE ARTEMIS & ZEUS?
58552014‑04‑14SIGNS & SYMBOLSMEANT TO EVOKE A PERSON WITH ARMS OUTSTRETCHED & POINTED DOWNWARD, IT WAS DESIGNED IN 1958 BY GERALD HOLTOMWHAT IS THE PEACE SYMBOL OR SIGN?
58542014‑04‑11HISTORIC IRONYTHEODOR HERZL WAS INSPIRED TO BEGIN THE WORK THAT'S THE FOUNDATION FOR MODERN ZIONISM BY AN OPERA BY THIS COMPOSERWHO IS RICHARD WAGNER?
58532014‑04‑10FOREIGN LEADERSIN 1964 HE WAS CONVICTED OF SABOTAGE & CONSPIRACY & SERVED OVER 20 YEARS IN PRISONWHO IS NELSON MANDELA?
58522014‑04‑09AROUND THE USATHE MAYO CLINIC MILE IS A WALKING PATH THAT FEATURES 1 MILE, 5K & 10K ROUTES WITHIN THIS STRUCTUREWHAT IS THE MALL OF AMERICA?
58512014‑04‑08MUSIC MAKERSSALISBURY CATHEDRAL'S DEAN SAID THIS MAN, VIA HIS 2013 ALBUM, "IS CREATING A HUGE AWARENESS OF" AN HISTORIC DOCUMENTWHO IS JAY Z?
58502014‑04‑07FOOD & DRINKTHE CORPORATE WEBSITE FOR THIS PRODUCT SAYS IT LEAVES ITS CONTAINER AT .028 MILES PER HOURWHAT IS HEINZ KETCHUP?
58492014‑04‑0420th CENTURY NOVEL QUOTES"IT WAS ONE OF THOSE PICTURES...SO CONTRIVED THAT THE EYES FOLLOW YOU... BENEATH" THE PICTURE WAS THIS 5-WORD QUOTEWHAT IS "BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU"?
58482014‑04‑0319th CENTURY POLITICSIN 1884 GEORGE PILLSBURY BECAME MAYOR OF THIS CITYWHAT IS MINNEAPOLIS?
58472014‑04‑02MONARCHSIN 2005 THE KUL SHARIF MOSQUE OF TATARSTAN WAS REOPENED 453 YEARS AFTER IT WAS DESTROYED BY THIS MANWHO IS IVAN THE TERRIBLE?
58462014‑04‑01FAMOUS WOMENTHIS CRUSADER, IN 1906: "MORE THAN 60 YEARS OF HARD STRUGGLE FOR A LITTLE LIBERTY, & THEN TO DIE WITHOUT IT SEEMS SO CRUEL"WHO IS SUSAN B. ANTHONY?
58452014‑03‑31LITERATURE & OPERAAN ARIA IN THIS SHAKESPEARE-BASED OPERA SAYS, "DI SCOZIA A TE PROMETTONO LE PROFETESSE IL TRONO...CHE TARDI?"WHAT IS (VERDI'S) "MACBETH"?
58442014‑03‑28OSCAR NOMINATIONSPRIOR TO "SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK", THE LAST FILM TO GET OSCAR NOMS. IN ALL 4 ACTING CATEGORIES WAS THIS FILM PARTLY SET IN RUSSIAWHAT IS "REDS"?
58432014‑03‑27ADAPTED FROM ANTIQUITYIT BEGINS WITH A VOW TO AN ANCIENT GOD & ENDS WITH "IF I TRANSGRESS IT & SWEAR FALSELY, MAY THE OPPOSITE OF ALL THIS BE MY LOT" WHAT IS THE HIPPOCRATIC OATH?
58422014‑03‑26AGRICULTUREPRUNUS DULCIS, THIS SNACK HIGH IN CALCIUM & VITAMIN E, IS NATIVE TO THE MIDEAST, BUT 80% OF THE WORLD CROP COMES FROM CALIF.WHAT ARE ALMONDS?
58412014‑03‑25MEDICAL ETYMOLOGYBECAUSE OF WHERE IN THE BODY IT IS PRODUCED, THIS HORMONE'S NAME COMES FROM THE LATIN FOR "ISLAND"WHAT IS INSULIN?
58402014‑03‑24HISTORICAL NICKNAMESNICKNAME SHARED BY GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER, NATIVE AMERICAN CHIEF CRAZY HORSE & A MEMBER OF A 1930s COMEDY ACTWHAT IS CURLY?
58392014‑03‑21CURRENT REALITY TVON LEARNING WHAT HIS SERIES WOULD BE CALLED, THE STAR OF THIS REALITY SHOW SAID, "THAT SOUNDS LIKE A CHINESE FOOD PLACE!"WHAT IS "DUCK DYNASTY"?
58382014‑03‑20OTHER POLITICAL PARTIESIN 1908 THIS ANIMAL APPROPRIATELY BECAME THE MASCOT OF THE PROHIBITION PARTYWHAT IS THE CAMEL?
58372014‑03‑19THE MUSIC INDUSTRYSHE BEAT OUT NEWCOMERS LIKE BIEBER & GAGA TO TOP FORBES' LIST OF THE HIGHEST-PAID PEOPLE IN MUSIC FOR 2013WHO IS MADONNA?
58362014‑03‑18BRITISH AUTHORSTHE AUTHOR OF MORE THAN 50 BOOKS, HE WON 6 HUGO AWARDS & WAS NOMINATED FOR A 1968 OSCARWHO IS ARTHUR C. CLARKE?
58352014‑03‑17BODIES OF WATERMORE THAN 1/5 OF ALL THE WORLD'S PEOPLE LIVE IN COUNTRIES BORDERING THIS, THE WORLD'S BIGGEST BAYWHAT IS THE BAY OF BENGAL?
58342014‑03‑14ACTORS & OSCARSHE WAS NOMINATED FOR OSCARS IN 5 CONSECUTIVE DECADES; THE LAST NOD WAS FOR HIS 1978 ROLE AS A NAZI HUNTER WHO IS (SIR) LAURENCE OLIVIER?
58332014‑03‑13WORLD CAPITALSAT 4,000 MILES, THE FARTHEST-APART CAPITALS OF BORDERING COUNTRIES ARE THESE 2 CITIES, ONE ON A PENINSULAWHAT ARE MOSCOW & PYONGYANG?
58322014‑03‑12BRITISH ROYALTYHE WAS THE LAST MALE MONARCH WHO HAD NOT PREVIOUSLY BEEN PRINCE OF WALESWHO IS GEORGE VI?
58312014‑03‑11NOVEL TITLESTHE TITLE OF THIS 1951 NOVEL COMES FROM THE HERO'S FANTASY OF RESCUING CHILDREN FALLING FROM A CLIFFWHAT IS "THE CATCHER IN THE RYE"?
58302014‑03‑10AMERICAN COMPOSERSA PROTEGE OF OSCAR HAMMERSTEIN, HE'S WON GRAMMYS, AN OSCAR, A PULITZER PRIZE & THE MOST TONY AWARDS BY A COMPOSERWHO IS STEPHEN SONDHEIM?
58292014‑03‑07BIBLICAL NAMESIN GENESIS 4 THIS NAME IS CHOSEN BECAUSE GOD "HATH APPOINTED ME ANOTHER SEED"WHAT IS SETH?
58282014‑03‑06PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING AUTHORSHE'S THE MOST RECENT WINNER OF 2 PULITZER PRIZES FOR FICTION, WINNING IN 1982 & 1991 FOR BOOKS IN THE SAME SERIESWHO IS JOHN UPDIKE?
58272014‑03‑054-LETTER WORDSNEW RESEARCH SAYS THIS WORD THAT HAS BECOME UBIQUITOUS DATES BACK TO YOUNG MEN ALSO CALLED "MACARONIS"WHAT IS DUDE?
58262014‑03‑04BORDERSTWICE AS LONG AS HADRIAN'S WALL, OFFA'S DYKE WAS THE TRADITIONAL BORDER BETWEEN THESE 2 LANDSWHAT ARE ENGLAND & WALES?
58252014‑03‑03PRESIDENTSHE IS THE ONLY 19th CENTURY PRESIDENT TO SERVE 2 COMPLETE TERMS WITH THE SAME VICE PRESIDENTWHO IS JAMES MONROE?
58242014‑02‑28MODERN DAY SUFFIXESDATING FROM 1973, THIS 4-LETTER SUFFIX INDICATES A PERSON OR THING THAT HAS BECOME ASSOCIATED WITH PUBLIC SCANDALWHAT IS -GATE?
58232014‑02‑27LANDMARKSFROM 1936 TO 1987, THE LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF WATER & POWER HELPED OPERATE THIS FACILITY IN ANOTHER STATEWHAT IS HOOVER DAM?
58222014‑02‑26SINGERSTHE ONLY SOLO ARTIST TO HAVE 5 BILLBOARD NO. 1 ALBUMS BEFORE THE AGE OF 19WHO IS JUSTIN BIEBER?
58212014‑02‑25BUSINESS"THE EVERYTHING STORE" IS A BOOK ABOUT THIS COMPANY THAT IN 2012 WAS HOME TO 1% OF ALL NORTH AMERICAN INTERNET TRAFFICWHAT IS AMAZON.COM?
58202014‑02‑2419th CENTURY PEOPLEFREDERICK DOUGLASS SAID THIS MAN'S "ZEAL IN THE CAUSE OF MY RACE WAS FAR GREATER THAN MINE"WHO IS JOHN BROWN?
58192014‑02‑21THE BRITISH EMPIRE1713's TREATY OF UTRECHT CONCLUDING THE WAR OF THE SPANISH SUCCESSION GRANTED THIS SMALL 2.3- SQ.-MI. AREA TO GREAT BRITAINWHAT IS GIBRALTAR?
58182014‑02‑20AUTHORSON HIS DEATH IN 1862 A MASS. PAPER SAID, "NO MAN EVER LIVED CLOSER TO NATURE, AND REPORTED HER SECRETS MORE ELOQUENTLY"WHO IS HENRY DAVID THOREAU?
58172014‑02‑19SHAKESPEARE CHARACTERSHE HAS THE MOST SPEECHES OF ANY CHARACTER WITH 471 IN 3 PLAYS, OF WHICH 2 ARE HISTORIES & 1 IS A COMEDYWHO IS SIR JOHN FALSTAFF?
58162014‑02‑18PHYSICSTHE NAME OF THIS THEORY IS FROM VIEWING SUB-ATOMIC PARTICLES AS 1-DIMENSIONAL OBJECTS, NOT AS 0- DIMENSIONAL POINTSWHAT IS STRING THEORY?
58152014‑02‑1719th CENTURY NAMESIN PREPARATION FOR A WORK HE PUBLISHED IN 1828 THAT WAS OVER 20 YEARS IN THE MAKING, HE LEARNED 26 LANGUAGESWHO IS NOAH WEBSTER?
58142014‑02‑14GETTING A "D" IN COLLEGETHE USA's OLDEST ENDOWED CHAIR IS A HARVARD CHAIR OF THIS SUBJECT, GIVEN IN 1721 WHEN THAT WAS LARGELY WHAT HARVARD TAUGHTWHAT IS DIVINITY?
58132014‑02‑13HISTORIC PLACESADMINISTERED BY THE ARMY, ITS 1st GRAVES WERE DUG BY FORMER SLAVE JAMES PARKS, THE ONLY ONE BURIED THERE WHO WAS BORN ON THE SITEWHAT IS ARLINGTON (NATIONAL CEMETERY)?
58122014‑02‑12BIBLE CHARACTERS"TAKE CARE OF HIM", SAYS THE MAN CALLED THIS IN LUKE 10 AFTER GIVING MONEY TO AN INNKEEPERWHAT IS THE (GOOD) SAMARITAN?
58112014‑02‑11SOCIAL MEDIATHE MOST RETWEETED TWEET OF ALL TIME HAPPENED ON NOV. 6, 2012 & STARTED WITH "FOUR" & ENDED WITH THESE 2 WORDSWHAT IS MORE YEARS?
58102014‑02‑10ISLANDSIN A SATELLITE PHOTO, VOLCANIC ACTIVITY CAN BE SEEN ON THIS 10,000-SQUARE-MILE ISLANDWHAT IS SICILY?
58092014‑02‑07WORLD POLITICSWHEN THESE 2 MEN SWAPPED JOBS IN 2012, THEIR COUNTRY'S MEDIA DESCRIBED THE MOVE AS "CASTLING"WHO ARE VLADIMIR PUTIN & DMITRY MEDVEDEV?
58082014‑02‑06COUNTRIES OF THE WORLDONCE A POOR BRITISH PROTECTORATE, IN 2012 THIS PENINSULAR COUNTRY RANKED AS THE WORLD'S RICHEST PER CAPITAWHAT IS QATAR?
58072014‑02‑05THE PERIODIC TABLEOF THE ELEMENT SYMBOLS THAT DON'T MATCH THE ELEMENT'S ENGLISH NAME, THIS ELEMENT'S SYMBOL IS ALPHABETICALLY 1st WHAT IS SILVER?
58062014‑02‑0420th CENTURY WOMEN AUTHORSREADERS' LETTERS TO THIS AUTHOR ABOUT HER 1948 SHORT STORY ASKED WHERE THE TITLE EVENT WAS HELD & IF THEY COULD GO & WATCHWHO IS SHIRLEY JACKSON?
58052014‑02‑03PRESIDENTS & FIRST LADIESTHE ONLY FOREIGN-BORN FIRST LADY WAS THE WIFE OF THIS MAN WHO SERVED IN THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS FROM AGE 14WHO IS JOHN QUINCY ADAMS?
58042014‑01‑31INVENTORSIN AN 1854 DEMONSTRATION, HE SAID, "CUT THE ROPE"; HIS INVENTION KICKED IN, THEN HE SAID, "ALL SAFE, GENTLEMEN"WHO IS ELISHA GRAVES OTIS?
58032014‑01‑30COMEDIC ACTRESSESSHE'S WON EMMYS FOR 3 DIFFERENT TV SHOWS & IN 2013 SHE BROKE LUCILLE BALL'S RECORD FOR MOST NOMS. BY A COMEDIC ACTRESSWHO IS JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS?
58022014‑01‑29CAPITAL CITIESONE OF THE 2 WORLD CAPITALS THAT END IN THE LETTER "Z"; ONE IS IN EUROPE & ONE IN THE AMERICASWHAT IS VADUZ OR LA PAZ?
58012014‑01‑28LITERARY QUOTESA MAXIM OF AYN RAND WAS "MAN'S EGO IS" THIS "OF HUMAN PROGRESS"WHAT IS "THE FOUNTAINHEAD"?
58002014‑01‑27THE BRITISH GOVERNMENTTHIS OFFICE IS NAMED FOR A TABLECLOTH IMPRINTED WITH SQUARES THAT WAS ONCE USED AS AN ABACUSWHAT IS (THE CHANCELLOR OF) THE EXCHEQUER?
57992014‑01‑24GROUNDBREAKING NONFICTIONCHAPTERS IN THIS 1962 CLASSIC INCLUDE "EARTH'S GREEN MANTLE", "NEEDLESS HAVOC", "RIVERS OF DEATH" & "AND NO BIRDS SING"WHAT IS "SILENT SPRING"?
57982014‑01‑23NOTABLE NAMESDURING A JUBILEE CELEBRATION IN 2003, HE BECAME THE FIRST FOREIGNER TO BE MADE AN HONORARY CITIZEN OF NEPALWHO IS SIR EDMUND HILLARY?
57972014‑01‑22LITERARY TITLE CHARACTERSLORD HENRY TELLS HIM, "WHAT AN EXQUISITE LIFE YOU HAVE HAD!...IT HAS NOT MARRED YOU. YOU ARE STILL THE SAME"WHO IS DORIAN GRAY?
57962014‑01‑21INTERNATIONAL SPORTSTWICE THE HOST COUNTRY, THIS NATION OF 4 1/2 MILLION LEADS THE WORLD IN TOTAL WINTER OLYMPIC MEDALSWHAT IS NORWAY?
57952014‑01‑20GOVERNMENT SITESBEGUN AS PART OF A 1930s PROJECT TO RECLAIM MARYLAND MOUNTAIN LAND, IT'S OFFICIALLY "NAVAL SUPPORT FACILITY THURMONT"WHAT IS CAMP DAVID?
57942014‑01‑17AMERICAN THEATERTHIS 1949 DRAMA THAT ENDS WITH A REQUIEM ASKS, "WHY DID YOU DO IT? I SEARCH & SEARCH & I SEARCH, & I CAN'T UNDERSTAND IT"WHAT IS "DEATH OF A SALESMAN"?
57932014‑01‑16SHAKESPEARETHIS 5-LETTER NAME APPEARS 7 TIMES IN SHAKESPEARE TITLES, MORE THAN ANY OTHER NAMEWHAT IS HENRY?
57922014‑01‑1516th CENTURY PEOPLETHIS NON-BRIT SAID IN 1532, "I ADVISED (HENRY VIII) THAT IT WOULD BE BETTER FOR HIM TO TAKE A CONCUBINE THAN TO RUIN HIS PEOPLE"WHO IS MARTIN LUTHER?
57912014‑01‑14OCCUPATIONAL FIRST NAMESIT'S ONCE AGAIN IN DEMAND REPAIRING OLD STONE INFRASTRUCTURE, & IS 1 OF THE 5 MOST POPULAR U.S. BOYS' NAMES TODAYWHAT IS MASON?
57902014‑01‑13ASIAN NATIONSSINCE 1991, IT'S THE ONLY FORMER COMMUNIST NATION TO RESTORE ITS MONARCHY, WHICH IT STILL HASWHAT IS CAMBODIA?
57892014‑01‑10COUNTRIES OF THE WORLDIT'S THE LARGEST COUNTRY IN AREA COMPLETELY SOUTH OF THE EQUATOR THAT HAS A FEMALE PRESIDENTWHAT IS ARGENTINA?
57882014‑01‑09MAGAZINESTHIS TITLE, LAUNCHED IN EARLY 1930, SEEMED AT ODDS WITH THE GREAT DEPRESSION IN SUBJECT & $1 COVER PRICEWHAT IS FORTUNE?
57872014‑01‑082013 OBITUARIESSHE WAS CALLED A "SAVIOR", A "HEARTLESS TYRANT", A "TRAILBLAZER", "INTIMIDATING" & A "REAL TOUGHIE"WHO IS MARGARET THATCHER?
57862014‑01‑07THE TITANICA MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT SAID, "THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN SAVED HAVE BEEN SAVED THROUGH ONE MAN", THIS ITALIANWHO IS GUGLIELMO MARCONI?
57852014‑01‑06BROADWAY ACTRESSESSHE ORIGINATED 2 FAMOUS BROADWAY ROLES: ONE LATER PLAYED ON FILM BY MARILYN MONROE, ANOTHER BY BARBRA STREISANDWHO IS CAROL CHANNING?
57842014‑01‑0320th CENTURY QUOTATIONSIN 1947 CHURCHILL CALLED IT "THE WORST FORM OF GOVERNMENT EXCEPT ALL THOSE OTHER FORMS THAT HAVE BEEN TRIED"WHAT IS DEMOCRACY?
57832014‑01‑02ACTORSIN THE '50s HE WON A TONY FOR BEST SUPP. ACTOR IN A MUSICAL & A BEST ACTOR OSCAR FOR PLAYING THE SAME ROLE, A MONARCHWHO IS YUL BRYNNER?
57822014‑01‑01NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONSTHIS INTELLECTUAL FORUM STARTED IN 1984, BRINGING TOGETHER PEOPLE FROM 3 DIFFERENT INDUSTRIES, HENCE ITS 3-LETTER NAMEWHAT IS TED (CONFERENCES)?
57812013‑12‑3119th CENTURY VICE PRESIDENTSWOODROW WILSON SAID THIS MAN HAD ENOUGH GENIUS TO BE IMMORTAL & "UNSCHOOLED PASSION ENOUGH TO HAVE MADE HIM INFAMOUS"WHO IS AARON BURR?
57802013‑12‑30WORD ORIGINSWHEN EVIDENCE WAS LACKING, JURIES OF YORE WOULD REPLY WITH THIS LATIN WORD MEANING "WE DO NOT KNOW"; NOW IT MEANS A DUNCEWHAT IS IGNORAMUS?
57792013‑12‑2718th CENTURY AMERICATHERE WERE JUST 13 OF THESE, THE TITLE OF AN HISTORIC DOCUMENT; ONE OFFERED ADMISSION TO CANADAWHAT ARE THE ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION (AND PERPETUAL UNION)?
57782013‑12‑26TECH TERMSIN A JULY 1990 POST YISRAEL RADAI CALLED THIS 7-LETTER TERM "A WORD I JUST COINED FOR TROJANS, VIRUSES, WORMS ETC."WHAT IS MALWARE?
57772013‑12‑25AUTHORS"THE AMERICAN TOLKIEN" WAS WHAT TIME MAGAZINE CALLED THIS AUTHOR WITH THE SAME 2 MIDDLE INITIALS AS TOLKIENWHO IS GEORGE R.R. MARTIN?
57762013‑12‑24GEOPOLITICAL HOT SPOTSON THE GRAND TRUNK ROAD, THE WAGAH BORDER SEPARATING THESE 2 COUNTRIES SINCE 1947 IS CALLED THE "BERLIN WALL OF ASIA"WHAT ARE INDIA & PAKISTAN?
57752013‑12‑23PRESIDENTS & FILMJIMMY CARTER HELD 480 SCREENINGS AT THE WHITE HOUSE; HIS FIRST WAS THIS FILM SET IN 1970s WASHINGTON, D.C.WHAT IS "ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN"?
57742013‑12‑2020th CENTURY LITERARY TERMSTHE WRITER WHO NAMED THIS U.S. MOVEMENT SAID THE TERM REFERRED TO SUPREME BLESSEDNESS, NOT EXHAUSTIONWHAT IS THE BEAT (MOVEMENT OR GENERATION)?
57732013‑12‑19TV CHARACTERSJERRY JONES, MARK CUBAN & MAYOR MIKE RAWLINGS WERE 3 OF THE REAL FOLKS AT THE 2013 MEMORIAL FOR THIS TV CHARACTERWHO IS J.R. (EWING)?
57722013‑12‑18CHILDREN'S LITERATUREJOY, NELLIE & ARANEA ARE 3 OF THE MANY CHILDREN OF THIS TITLE CHARACTERWHO IS CHARLOTTE?
57712013‑12‑17CLASSICAL MUSIC"ROYAL MARCH OF THE LION", "THE AQUARIUM" & "THE AVIARY" ARE THEMATICALLY RELATED 1886 WORKS FROM THIS MANWHO IS CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS?
57702013‑12‑16COUNTRIES FOR SHORTNORTH KOREA IS THE DPRK; THIS COUNTRY IS THE LPDRWHAT IS LAOS?
57692013‑12‑13HEALTH & MEDICINE 2013THERE'S NEWS OF THE FIRST LAB TEST FOR THIS 10-LETTER CONDITION THE NIH CALLS THE LEADING CAUSE OF DISABILITY FOR AMERICANS 15 TO 44WHAT IS DEPRESSION?
57682013‑12‑1221st CENTURY NOVELSIN A LETTER TO THE AUTHOR, PRESIDENT OBAMA CALLED THIS "A LOVELY BOOK--AN ELEGANT PROOF OF GOD, AND THE POWER OF STORYTELLING"WHAT IS "LIFE OF PI"?
57672013‑12‑11SPORTS TERM HISTORYAFTER THROWING A LONG, LAST-SECOND TOUCHDOWN IN 1975, ROGER STAUBACH SAID, "I CLOSED MY EYES & SAID" THISWHAT IS (A) HAIL MARY?
57662013‑12‑10STATE CAPITALSIT'S THE SOUTHERN CITY IN WHICH THE BUILDING SEEN HERE IS LOCATED; COUNTING THE PANELS MAY HELPWHAT IS AUSTIN?
57652013‑12‑09U.S. PRESIDENTSALTHOUGH BORN IN THE UNITED STATES, HE WAS THE ONLY PRESIDENT WHO SPOKE ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGEWHO IS MARTIN VAN BUREN?
57642013‑12‑06HISTORIC LETTERSIN APRIL 1865 SHE WROTE TO MARY LINCOLN, "I CANNOT REMAIN SILENT... BROKENHEARTED BY THE LOSS OF MY OWN BELOVED HUSBAND"WHO IS QUEEN VICTORIA?
57632013‑12‑0520th CENTURY ARTSPRETENDING TO BE A TREE IS AN EXERCISE IN A KEY TEXTBOOK OF THIS SYSTEM THAT SPREAD FROM RUSSIA TO BROADWAY & THEN TO HOLLYWOODWHAT IS THE METHOD?
57622013‑12‑04ASIACONSISTING OF A PENINSULA & 2 ISLANDS, IT WAS THE LONGEST-LASTING EUROPEAN COLONY IN ASIA: 442 YEARS, ENDING IN 1999WHAT IS MACAU?
57612013‑12‑03THE INTERNETTHE INVENTOR OF THIS IMAGE FORMAT SAID THE OED WRONGLY HAS 2 PRONUNCIATIONS OF IT--THE RIGHT ONE IS WITH A SOFT "G"WHAT IS GIF?
57602013‑12‑02POP GROUPSIN 2012, 22 YEARS AFTER THEIR FIRST ALBUM, THEY RELEASED A NEW ONE THAT INCLUDES "GOOD VIBRATIONS" & "MONDAY MONDAY"WHO ARE WILSON PHILLIPS?
57592013‑11‑29COLLEGE SPORTS MASCOTSIN 1947 WALT DISNEY MADE A HANDSHAKE DEAL TO LET THIS UNIV. USE ONE OF HIS MAJOR CHARACTERS AS ITS MASCOT, STILL IN USE TODAYWHAT IS THE UNIVERSITY OF OREGON?
57582013‑11‑2820th CENTURY NAMESIN 1942 WINSTON CHURCHILL SAID, "I CAN HANDLE THIS PEASANT"; HISTORIANS AREN'T SURE THINGS TURNED OUT THAT WAYWHO IS JOSEPH STALIN?
57572013‑11‑27GOVERNMENT PROGRAMSOVER 8,000 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN SAVED FROM HARM BY THIS PROGRAM AUTHORIZED IN A 1970 LAW, BUT WE'RE NOT ALLOWED TO NAME ANYWHAT IS THE WITNESS PROTECTION (OR SECURITY) PROGRAM?
57562013‑11‑26AUTHORSAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN JAMAICA IS NAMED FOR THIS AUTHOR WHO SET MANY OF HIS STORIES OF THE 1950s & 1960s THEREWHO IS IAN FLEMING?
57552013‑11‑25NOBEL LAUREATESTHE 1991 NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNER FROM THIS COUNTRY WAS UNDER ARREST AT THE TIME OF THE AWARDWHAT IS BURMA?
57542013‑11‑22COUNTRY NAMESIN ENGLAND IN 1933, CHOUDHRY RAHMAT ALI COINED THIS NAME, A COUNTRY THAT WOULDN'T BE FORMED UNTIL 14 YEARS LATERWHAT IS PAKISTAN?
57532013‑11‑21U.S. PRESIDENTSTHE SECOND MAN TO BECOME PRESIDENT WHO WAS NEVER ELECTED TO THE JOB, HE TWICE RAN FOR THE POSITION UNSUCCESSFULLYWHO IS MILLARD FILLMORE?
57522013‑11‑20NOVEL TITLESTHESE ARE NOT FOUND IN THE KORAN, & THE ANGEL GABRIEL TOLD MUHAMMAD THAT THEY WERE NOT REVEALED BY GODWHAT ARE THE SATANIC VERSES?
57512013‑11‑19THE 2012 OLYMPICSNBC REPORTED THAT IN THE FIRST DAYS OF OLYMPIC COVERAGE, THIS SPORT SEEN IN RECENT BOOKS & ON FILM WAS THE MOST WATCHED ON CABLEWHAT IS ARCHERY?
57502013‑11‑18BUILDINGSCHARLES EVANS HUGHES LAID THE CORNERSTONE FOR THIS BUILDING ON OCTOBER 13, 1932 & GOT TO WORK IN IT FOR ABOUT 6 YEARSWHAT IS THE SUPREME COURT (BUILDING)?
57492013‑11‑15PLAY CHARACTERSIN PETER ROACH'S PHONETICS GLOSSARY, THIS ALLITERATIVE GUY IS "THE BEST-KNOWN FICTIONAL PHONETICIAN"WHO IS HENRY HIGGINS?
57482013‑11‑14SYMBOLSONE LEGEND SAYS CLOVIS, KING OF THE FRANKS, ADOPTED THIS SYMBOL AFTER FLOWERS REVEALED A SAFE RIVER CROSSING FOR HIS ARMYWHAT IS THE FLEUR DE LIS?
57472013‑11‑13MYTHOLOGYRICH WITH ELECTRUM, THE TURKISH RIVER PACTOLUS IS WHERE THIS LEGENDARY MAN WAS SAID TO HAVE WASHED OFF HIS CURSEWHO IS MIDAS?
57462013‑11‑12HISTORIC OBJECTSIN 1802, 3 YEARS AFTER IT WAS DISCOVERED, IT WAS MOVED TO LONDON UNDER THE TERMS OF THE SURRENDER OF ALEXANDRIA WHAT IS THE ROSETTA STONE?
57452013‑11‑112013 NEWSMAKERSTHE NAME OF THIS WOMAN WHO ACHIEVED A LONG- HELD GOAL IN 2013 IS A HOMOPHONE OF A WORD FOR A WATER NYMPHWHO IS DIANA NYAD?
57442013‑11‑08OLYMPIC HISTORYIN LONDON IN 2012, JUDO & THE 800M RUN INCLUDED THE FIRST FEMALE OLYMPIANS EVER FROM THIS MIDEASTERN COUNTRYWHAT IS SAUDI ARABIA?
57432013‑11‑07LITERARY INFLUENCESTHE "GOSSIP GIRL" SERIES OF BOOKS WAS INSPIRED BY THIS PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING NOVEL ALSO SET IN NYC BUT 120 YEARS EARLIERWHAT IS "THE AGE OF INNOCENCE"?
57422013‑11‑06ON THE GLOBEOF THE 5 NAMED CIRCLES OF LATITUDE ON A STANDARD EARTH GLOBE, IT'S THE ONE WITH THE LONGEST NAMEWHAT IS THE TROPIC OF CAPRICORN?
57412013‑11‑05FIRST FAMILIESSASHA & MALIA OBAMA ARE THE FIRST PRESIDENTIAL CHILDREN WHO WERE NOT OLD ENOUGH TO VOTE FOR DAD SINCE THIS ONEWHO IS CHELSEA CLINTON?
57402013‑11‑04FOOD & DRINKTHIS SOFT DRINK WAS NAMED FOR A DIGESTIVE ENZYME & A NATIVE AFRICAN PLANTWHAT IS PEPSI-COLA?
57392013‑11‑01NATIONS OF THE WORLDTHE ONLY 2 COUNTRIES IN THE AMERICAS THAT BORDER EACH OTHER & BEGIN WITH THE SAME LETTERWHAT ARE BRAZIL & BOLIVIA?
57382013‑10‑31THE TUDORS"ALONE IN PRISON STRONG / I WAIL MY DESTINY" & "LET PASS MY WEARY, GUILTLESS GHOST" ARE LINES FROM A POEM ATTRIBUTED TO HERWHO IS ANNE BOLEYN?
57372013‑10‑30INTERNET FIRSTSA BROKEN LASER POINTER FOR $14.83 IN 1995 HOLDS THIS DISTINCTIONWHAT IS THE FIRST ITEM SOLD (OR LISTED) ON EBAY (OR AUCTIONWEB)?
57362013‑10‑29MOVIE COMEDIESTHE HERO OF THIS 1993 COMEDY SAYS HE'S "BEEN STABBED, SHOT, POISONED, FROZEN, HUNG, ELECTROCUTED & BURNED"WHAT IS "GROUNDHOG DAY"?
57352013‑10‑28LITERARY CHARACTERSTHIS 19th CENTURY CHARACTER TALKS ABOUT HIS OWN WRITINGS ABOUT TATTOO MARKS & ON THE TRACING OF FOOTSTEPSWHO IS SHERLOCK HOLMES?
57342013‑10‑25EUROPEAN LITERATURETHIS 1922 NOVEL'S FIRST CHAPTER IS TITLED "THE SON OF THE BRAHMAN"WHAT IS "SIDDHARTHA"?
57332013‑10‑24ART IN THE U.S. CAPITOLMEMBERS OF THE HUNGARIAN, SWEDISH & ISRAELI PARLIAMENTS SPOKE WHEN A BUST OF THIS FOREIGN DIPLOMAT WAS UNVEILEDWHO IS RAOUL WALLENBERG?
57322013‑10‑23FOREIGN CURRENCYIRAN'S 50,000 RIAL NOTE INCLUDES AN INTERNATIONAL SYMBOL FOR ONE OF THESE, FEATURING 3 WELL- DEFINED ORBITSWHAT IS AN ATOM?
57312013‑10‑22THE CARIBBEANPICO DUARTE & LAGO ENRIQUILLO IN THIS COUNTRY 650 MILES FROM FLORIDA ARE THE HIGHEST & LOWEST POINTS IN THE CARIBBEANWHAT IS THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC?
57302013‑10‑21AFI's 100 FUNNIEST FILMSTHESE 2 FILMS WERE NO. 1 & NO. 2 ON THE AFI's LIST OF FUNNIEST AMERICAN FILMS; BOTH INVOLVE CROSS-DRESSINGWHAT ARE "SOME LIKE IT HOT" & "TOOTSIE"?
57292013‑10‑18CARSINTRODUCED AS A 2-SEATER & LATER CELEBRATED IN SONG, IT WAS MOTOR TREND'S CAR OF THE YEAR FOR 1958, 1987, 1989 & 2002 WHAT IS THE (FORD) THUNDERBIRD?
57282013‑10‑17TRADEMARKSFACEBOOK & TIVO HAVE BOTH CLAIMED TRADEMARKS FOR AN ICON REPRESENTING THIS GESTUREWHAT IS THUMBS UP?
57272013‑10‑16FEMALE SINGERSIN 2013 SHE BECAME ONLY THE THIRD FEMALE SINGER AFTER ARETHA FRANKLIN & MADONNA TO CHART OVER 40 TOP 40 HITSWHO IS TAYLOR SWIFT?
57262013‑10‑15NOVELSCH. 1 OF THIS 1952 BOOK ENDS, "THIS IS ABOUT THE WAY THE SALINAS VALLEY WAS WHEN MY GRAND- FATHER...SETTLED IN THE FOOTHILLS"WHAT IS "EAST OF EDEN"?
57252013‑10‑14BIG COUNTRIESIN AREA, IT'S THE LARGEST FORMER SOVIET REPUBLIC AFTER RUSSIA & THE LARGEST NATION THAT DOESN'T BORDER AN OCEANWHAT IS KAZAKHSTAN?
57242013‑10‑11WORLD CAPITALSIT'S THE CAPITAL CITY OF THE ONLY COUNTRY THAT BORDERS BOTH THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA & THE BLACK SEAWHAT IS ANKARA?
57232013‑10‑10LITERARY ILLUSTRATIONSEMILE BAYARD'S ILLUSTRATION OF THIS CHARACTER SEEN HERE FIRST APPEARED IN THE 1860sWHO IS COSETTE?
57222013‑10‑09LITERARY LOCALESTHE CREATOR OF THIS TITLE PLACE SAID ITS NAME CAME FROM THE LETTERS LABELING THE LAST DRAWER OF HIS FILE CABINETWHAT IS OZ?
57212013‑10‑08PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION HISTORYIN 1948 HE WON SOUTH CAROLINA WITH 72% OF THE VOTE & 3 OTHER STATES BUT FINISHED A DISTANT THIRD OVERALLWHO IS (J.) STROM THURMOND?
57202013‑10‑07TOYSA CAVEMAN-THEMED GAME IN WHICH "ROCKS" WERE THROWN AT OTHER PLAYERS LED TO THE CREATION OF THIS PRODUCT IN 1969WHAT IS NERF (BALLS)?
57192013‑10‑04COUNTRIES OF THE WORLDBY POPULATION, IT'S THE LARGEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD WITHOUT NUCLEAR WEAPONSWHAT IS INDONESIA?
57182013‑10‑03CHILDREN'S BOOK SERIESTHE IMPETUS FOR THESE BOOKS CAME FROM A VISION THE AUTHOR HAD "OF A FAUN CARRYING AN UMBRELLA & PARCELS IN A SNOWY WOOD"WHAT ARE "THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA"?
57172013‑10‑02INVENTORSLAST NAME OF THE MAN WHOSE 1934 PATENT APPLICATION FOR A TOOL IS SEEN HEREWHAT IS PHILLIPS?
57162013‑10‑01THE ACADEMY AWARDSWITH 3 EACH, "ON THE WATERFRONT" IS TIED WITH THIS FILM & ITS SEQUEL FOR MOST BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR NOMINATIONSWHAT IS "THE GODFATHER"?
57152013‑09‑30MOUNT RUSHMORE2 OF THE 4 MEN ON MOUNT RUSHMORE WERE BORN IN VIRGINIA; THESE 2 STATES WERE THE BIRTHPLACES OF THE OTHER 2 MENWHAT ARE KENTUCKY & NEW YORK?
57142013‑09‑27EUROPEAN CAPITALSSINCE A NATIONAL SPLIT IN 1993, IT'S THE ONLY WORLD CAPITAL THAT BORDERS 2 OTHER COUNTRIES-- AUSTRIA & HUNGARYWHAT IS BRATISLAVA?
57132013‑09‑26THE INTERNETTHE ANIMAL FOR WHICH THIS COMPUTER PROGRAM IS NAMED IS ACTUALLY A RED PANDAWHAT IS (MOZILLA) FIREFOX?
57122013‑09‑2520th CENTURY NAMESSINCE HIS 1988 DEATH, HE'S BEEN INDUCTED INTO THE U.S. HOCKEY, WORLD FIGURE SKATING & NATIONAL INVENTORS HALLS OF FAMEWHO IS FRANK ZAMBONI?
57112013‑09‑24NEWSPAPERSON JULY 23, 2013 THIS BESTSELLING BRITISH TABLOID RE-SPELLED ITS NAME ON ITS MASTHEAD TO HONOR BIG BRITISH NEWSWHAT IS THE SUN?
57102013‑09‑23CLASSIC FILMSTHE FIRST SCENE OF THIS MOVIE WAS SHOT ON THE FIRST DAY OF FILMING, OCT. 2, 1960 AT 5 A.M. AT 727 5th AVE. AT 57th ST. IN NEW YORK CITYWHAT IS "BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S"?
57092013‑09‑20FRENCH GEOGRAPHY8 COUNTRIES BORDER MAINLAND FRANCE; ITS SMALLEST BORDER, AT 2.7 MILES, IS WITH THIS COUNTRYWHAT IS MONACO?
57082013‑09‑19CLASSIC ALBUMSTHIS 1960s ALBUM ENDS WITH THE LINE "I'D LOVE TO TURN YOU ON"WHAT IS "SGT. PEPPER('S LONELY HEARTS CLUB BAND)"?
57072013‑09‑18WORLD WAR IIBECAUSE TIME WAS SHORT, ONLY THIS SHIP'S STARBOARD SIDE, USED FOR BOARDING, WAS REPAINTED SEPTEMBER 1, 1945WHAT IS THE USS MISSOURI?
57062013‑09‑17U.S. PLACESA LOGO ON THIS TOWN'S WEBSITE INCLUDES ITS INCORPORATION DATE, 1981, AS WELL AS THE HISTORIC DATE DEC. 17, 1903WHAT IS KITTY HAWK?
57052013‑09‑16POETSFUNDS PROVIDED BY HIS WIDOW WERE USED TO SET UP A LITERARY CHARITY CALLED OLD POSSUM'S PRACTICAL TRUSTWHO IS T.S. ELIOT?
57042013‑08‑02BODIES OF WATERTHIS BODY OF WATER BEARING THE NAME OF A COUNTRY BORDERS 5 U.S. STATESWHAT IS THE GULF OF MEXICO?
57032013‑08‑01POSTAL ABBREVIATIONSLIKE NM & MN, THE POSTAL ABBREVIATIONS OF THESE 2 STATES ARE THE REVERSE OF ONE ANOTHERWHAT ARE ALABAMA & LOUISIANA?
57022013‑07‑31THE CIVIL WARABRAHAM LINCOLN CALLED THIS DOCUMENT, WHICH TOOK EFFECT IN 1863, "A FIT AND NECESSARY WAR MEASURE"WHAT IS THE EMANCIPATION (PROCLAMATION)?
57012013‑07‑30TOY BRANDSIN 1966 THIS COMPANY PRODUCED 706 MILLION ELEMENTS OF ITS PRODUCT; IN 2011, IT PRODUCED 36 BILLIONWHAT IS LEGO?
57002013‑07‑29IN THE DICTIONARYTHE LAST ENTRY IN THE RANDOM HOUSE WEBSTER'S UNABRIDGED DICTIONARY IS USED TO REPRESENT THIS ANNOYING SOUNDWHAT IS SNORING?
56992013‑07‑26CLASSICAL MUSICIANSTHE COVER OF THE MAY 19, 1958 TIME MAGAZINE CALLED HIM "THE TEXAN WHO CONQUERED RUSSIA"WHO IS VAN CLIBURN?
56982013‑07‑25FRENCH HISTORYSTARTING IN 1349, THIS MARINE ANIMAL WAS ON THE COAT OF ARMS OF THE HEIR APPARENT TO THE FRENCH THRONEWHAT IS A DOLPHIN?
56972013‑07‑243-NAMED PEOPLEBORN IN WHAT'S NOW MAINE IN 1807, HE'S HONORED WITH A BUST IN A SPECIAL SECTION OF WESTMINSTER ABBEYWHO IS HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW?
56962013‑07‑23OSCAR-WINNING ACTORSTHEY'RE THE ONLY 2 BEST ACTOR WINNERS WITH THE SAME LAST NAME; ONE WAS A WINNER FOR 1979 & 1988, THE OTHER FOR 2005WHO ARE DUSTIN & PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN?
56952013‑07‑22SPORTS GEOGRAPHYTHOUGH THEY LIVE ELSEWHERE, ALAN PAGE & DAN DIERDORF WILL BOTH ALWAYS BE IN THIS OHIO CITY WHERE THEY WERE BORNWHAT IS CANTON?
56942013‑07‑19PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING NOVELSITS FIRST LINE IS "A GREEN HUNTING CAP SQUEEZED ON THE TOP OF THE FLESHY BALLOON OF A HEAD"WHAT IS "A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES"?
56932013‑07‑18HISTORIC TELEGRAMSIN MAY 1945 CHURCHILL CABLED TRUMAN THAT THIS "IS DRAWN DOWN UPON THEIR FRONT. WE DO NOT KNOW WHAT IS GOING ON BEHIND"WHAT IS AN IRON CURTAIN?
56922013‑07‑17INTERNATIONAL SPORTS2013 MARKS THE 100th RUNNING OF THIS EVENT, FIRST WON BY MAURICE GARIN WITH A TIME OF 94 HOURS, 33 MINUTES, 14 SECONDSWHAT IS THE TOUR DE FRANCE?
56912013‑07‑16THE WORLD OF TVIN 2013 BRITAIN MARKED THIS SHOW'S 50th ANNIV. WITH A SERIES OF STAMPS OF THE 11 ACTORS WHO HAVE PLAYED THE LEAD ROLEWHAT IS "DOCTOR WHO"?
56902013‑07‑15OPERATHIS 1871 OPERA IS SET IN MEMPHIS & THEBES, & ALONG THE BANKS OF THE NILEWHAT IS "AIDA"?
56892013‑07‑12VIDEO GAME HISTORYTHE TITLE PRINCESS OF THIS GAME, WHICH LAUNCHED A BEST- SELLING FRANCHISE, WAS NAMED FOR F. SCOTT FITZGERALD'S WIFEWHAT IS THE LEGEND OF ZELDA?
56882013‑07‑11CLASSICAL MUSICTHIS PIECE THAT PREMIERED IN MOSCOW IN 1882 INCLUDES STRAINS FROM "GOD SAVE THE CZAR" & "LA MARSEILLAISE"WHAT IS THE "1812 OVERTURE"?
56872013‑07‑10AUTHORSHE QUIT PURSUING A Ph.D. IN 1926 TO PURSUE DRAWING, BUT YOU MIGHT SAY HE GAVE HIMSELF THE DEGREE ANYWAYWHO IS DR. SEUSS?
56862013‑07‑09NATIONAL OFFICIAL LANGUAGESTHIS COUNTRY HAS AN AREA OF ONLY 275 SQUARE MILES BUT HAS 4 OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: ENGLISH, TAMIL, CHINESE & MALAYWHAT IS SINGAPORE?
56852013‑07‑08AFRICAN-AMERICAN FIRSTSTRACING HER FAMILY TO WILLIAM HOOD OF 18th C. PENN., KAREN BATCHELOR MADE NEWS AS THIS ORG.'S FIRST AFRICAN- AMERICAN MEMBER WHAT IS THE DAR?
56842013‑07‑05U.S. PRESIDENTSTHE ONLY 2 MEN WHO WERE U.S. PRESIDENT 10 YEARS TO THE DAY AFTER THEIR FIRST INAUGURATIONWHO ARE FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT & GROVER CLEVELAND?
56832013‑07‑04SAINTS ON THE MAPIN POPULATION, IT'S THE LARGEST U.S. CITY WITH THE SAME SPANISH NAME AS A CURRENT WESTERN HEMISPHERE CAPITALWHAT IS SAN JOSE (CALIFORNIA)?
56822013‑07‑0320th CENTURY MUSICEUROPEAN MUSIC HAS "3 Bs"; 20th C. AMERICAN MUSIC'S "3 Cs" WERE JOHN CAGE, ELLIOTT CARTER & THIS COMPOSER/ CONDUCTORWHO IS AARON COPLAND?
56812013‑07‑02THE ANCIENT WORLDTHE AREA THAT THE PEOPLE OF ANCIENT ROME CALLED THIS WAS THEIR CITY'S EQUIVALENT OF THE GREEK AGORAWHAT IS THE FORUM?
56802013‑07‑01NOVELSTHIS 1934 NOVEL WAS PARTLY WRITTEN IN THE HOTEL PERA PALACE IN ISTANBUL; THE ROOM IS NOW A MEMORIAL TO THE AUTHORWHAT IS "MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS"?
56792013‑06‑281950s FICTIONJOHN UPDIKE WROTE "RABBIT, RUN" PARTLY IN REACTION TO THIS MORE CAREFREE NOVEL THAT WAS PUBLISHED 3 YEARS EARLIERWHAT IS "ON THE ROAD"?
56782013‑06‑27TRANSPORTATIONSUSAN B. ANTHONY SAID THIS NEW FAD HAD "DONE MORE TO EMANCIPATE WOMEN THAN ANYTHING ELSE IN THE WORLD"WHAT IS THE BICYCLE?
56772013‑06‑26MOVIES & THE BIBLEIN THIS CRIME DRAMA, A 1994 OSCAR NOMINEE FOR BEST PICTURE, A CHARACTER MISQUOTES EZEKIEL 25:17 TWICEWHAT IS "PULP FICTION"?
56762013‑06‑25PLANTSECONOMICALLY SPEAKING, THIS PLANT FAMILY WITH ABOUT 10,000 SPECIES IS BY FAR THE MOST IMPORTANTWHAT IS THE GRASS FAMILY?
56752013‑06‑24WORLD GEOGRAPHYNAMES OF THE 2 GEOGRAPHICAL FEATURES ON A 2012 POSTAGE STAMP ISSUED JOINTLY BY NEPAL & ISRAEL WHAT ARE MT. EVEREST & THE DEAD SEA?
56742013‑06‑21CARTOON CHARACTERSSHE FIRST APPEARED IN 1930's "DIZZY DISHES", ALONG WITH SINGING CATS IN FLAPPER OUTFITSWHO IS BETTY BOOP?
56732013‑06‑20WORLD LEADERSSINCE 1991 THIS COUNTRY HAS HAD ONLY 3 DIFFERENT PRESIDENTS; THE CURRENT ONE TOOK OVER IN 2012 FOR THE SECOND TIMEWHAT IS RUSSIA?
56722013‑06‑19WAR NOVELSAPPROPRIATELY, THE SOUND OF MUSKETRY & ARTILLERY IS DESCRIBED AS "A CRIMSON ROAR" IN THIS STORYWHAT IS "THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE"?
56712013‑06‑18FOOD & DRINKA SIGN OF A TREND, IN 2010 THIS PRODUCT PASSED PEPSI TO MOVE INTO THE NO. 2 SPOT IN U.S. SOFT DRINK POPULARITYWHAT IS DIET COKE?
56702013‑06‑17IN THE NEWSPAPERHER PEN NAME HONORED A WISE WOMAN FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT & A 19th CENTURY U.S. PRESIDENTWHO IS ABIGAIL VAN BUREN?
56692013‑06‑14THE UNITED NATIONSOF NATIONS IN THE WORLD ALMANAC, 3 ARE NOT U.N. MEMBERS: TAIWAN, VATICAN CITY & THIS EUROPEAN ONE THAT GAINED INDEP. IN '08WHAT IS KOSOVO?
56682013‑06‑13BEST PICTURE WORDPLAYFROM 2005, IT'S THE LAST BEST PICTURE OSCAR WINNER WHOSE NAME IS JUST ONE SYLLABLEWHAT IS "CRASH"?
56672013‑06‑1220th CENTURY HISTORYIN TERMS OF BRITISH MONARCHS, IT'S NEXT IN THE SEQUENCE SEVENTH, FIFTH, EIGHTH, SIXTH...WHAT IS SECOND?
56662013‑06‑11AMERICAN LITERATURETHIS 1884 NOVEL BEGINS IN THE FICTIONAL TOWN OF ST. PETERSBURG & ENDS IN PIKESVILLE, 1,100 MILES DOWN THE MISSISSIPPIWHAT IS "(ADVENTURES OF) HUCKLEBERRY FINN"?
56652013‑06‑1019th CENTURY NAMESTHIS FRENCH ENGINEER ONCE ASKED, "WHY SHOULD WE DISGUISE THE INDUSTRIAL NATURE OF IRON, EVEN IN THE CITY?"WHO IS GUSTAVE EIFFEL?
56642013‑06‑07AMERICAN WRITERSCONTEMPORARY REVIEWS CALLED THIS WRITER "A YANKEE DIOGENES" & THE "CONCORD DIOGENES"WHO IS HENRY DAVID THOREAU?
56632013‑06‑06AMERICANAA BO'SUN WHISTLE WAS ONCE A PRIZE IN BOXES OF THIS ALLITERATIVE PRODUCT INTRODUCED IN 1963WHAT IS CAP'N CRUNCH?
56622013‑06‑05SPORTING EVENTSAN OLD NAME FOR THIS OLYMPIC SPORTING EVENT IS THE QUINQUERTIUMWHAT IS THE PENTATHLON?
56612013‑06‑04NOTABLE NAMESIN AUGUST 2012 THE TELEGRAPH OF LONDON RAN THE HEADLINE "PARA- LYMPICS 2012:" HE "OPENS CEREMONY WITH A 'BIG BANG'"WHO IS (STEPHEN) HAWKING?
56602013‑06‑03EUROPEAN HISTORYTHIS 17th CENTURY KING NAMED HIS THRONE ROOM THE APOLLO CHAMBERWHO IS LOUIS XIV?
56592013‑05‑31CLASSIC NOVELSIN HIS WILL, THIS TITLE GUY TELLS HIS NIECE ANTONIA SHE SHOULD MARRY A MAN WHO KNOWS NOT "ABOUT...CHIVALRY"WHO IS DON QUIXOTE?
56582013‑05‑30AMERICAN SCIENTISTSIN 1920 THE N.Y. TIMES SAID HE LACKS THE "KNOWLEDGE LADLED OUT DAILY IN HIGH SCHOOLS"; ON JULY 17, 1969, THE PAPER APOLOGIZEDWHO IS ROBERT GODDARD?
56572013‑05‑29AMERICAN MILITARY MENIN APRIL 1951 HE TOLD CONGRESS, "IN WAR THERE CAN BE NO SUBSTITUTE FOR VICTORY"WHO IS DOUGLAS MacARTHUR?
56562013‑05‑28AMERICAN ACTORSREFLECTING A LONG FRIENDSHIP DATING TO A 1962 FILM THEY DID TOGETHER, BROCK PETERS GAVE THE EULOGY AT THIS STAR'S 2003 FUNERALWHO IS GREGORY PECK?
56552013‑05‑27CLASSIC KID STUFFTHIS 1920s PLAYTHING STILL MADE TODAY GOT ITS NAME IN TRIBUTE TO 2 FAMOUS MEN OF THE DAY: MARCONI & LINDBERGHWHAT IS THE RADIO FLYER?
56542013‑05‑24DISNEY SONGSTHIS 1964 SONG WAS INSPIRED WHEN ONE OF THE WRITER'S SONS TOOK THE ORAL POLIO VACCINEWHAT IS "(A) SPOONFUL OF SUGAR"?
56532013‑05‑23ART SUBJECTSIN 1816 FRANCISCO GOYA PUBLISHED A SERIES OF 33 ETCHINGS CALLED "LA TAUROMAQUIA", DEPICTING THIS ACTIVITYWHAT IS BULLFIGHTING?
56522013‑05‑22AMERICAN WOMENREFERRING TO A 1955 INCIDENT, SHE SAID, "OUR MISTREATMENT WAS JUST NOT RIGHT, AND I WAS TIRED OF IT"WHO IS ROSA PARKS?
56512013‑05‑21FRENCH LITERATUREAN ARTICLE ABOUT IMPROVEMENTS IN TRANSPORTATION, INCLUDING THE OPENING OF THE SUEZ CANAL, INSPIRED THIS 1873 NOVELWHAT IS "AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS"?
56502013‑05‑2020th CENTURY PEOPLEIN A PS TO AN APRIL 12, 1945 LETTER, HE WROTE, "THIS WAS DICTATED BEFORE THE WORLD FELL IN ON ME...WHAT A BLOW IT WAS. BUT--I MUST MEET IT"WHO IS HARRY TRUMAN?
56492013‑05‑17THE CIVIL WARTHE LAST OF THE 11 SOUTHERN STATES TO SECEDE FROM THE UNION, IT BORDERS 6 OF THEMWHAT IS TENNESSEE?
56482013‑05‑1620th CENTURY PRESIDENTSTHESE 2 MEN FOLLOWED EACH OTHER CONSECUTIVELY AS VICE PRESIDENT & LATER, IN REVERSE ORDER, AS PRESIDENTWHO ARE RICHARD NIXON & LYNDON B. JOHNSON?
56472013‑05‑15FAMOUS EUROPEANSAFTER MOVING TO ARGENTINA IN 1949, THIS INDUSTRIALIST WAS NAMED A RIGHTEOUS GENTILE BY YAD VASHEMWHO WAS OSKAR SCHINDLER?
56462013‑05‑14MODERN-DAY CHINABECAUSE INTERNET CENSORS BLOCK MENTIONS OF THIS 1989 DATE, CHINESE BLOGGERS WRITE IT AS "535"WHAT IS JUNE 4 (1989)?
56452013‑05‑13AUTHORS IN THE NEWS WHEN CURIOSITY TOUCHED DOWN ON MARS IN 2012, ITS LANDING SITE WAS NAMED IN HONOR OF THIS AUTHOR WHO DIED WEEKS BEFOREWHO IS RAY BRADBURY?
56442013‑05‑10FAMOUS NAMES IN TRANSPORTATIONIN 1928, A YEAR AFTER MAKING INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES, IT REACHED ITS FINAL DESTINATION, THE SMITHSONIANWHAT IS THE SPIRIT OF ST. LOUIS?
56432013‑05‑09THE CONTINENTSIT'S THE CONTINENT THAT'S HOME TO THE MOST U.N. MEMBER COUNTRIES, INCLUDING A NEW ONE ADDED IN 2011WHAT IS AFRICA?
56422013‑05‑08FAMOUS ENGLISHMENON THE EVE OF HIS 200th BIRTHDAY IN 2009, THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND OFFERED HIM "AN APOLOGY FOR MISUNDER- STANDING YOU"WHO IS CHARLES DARWIN?
56412013‑05‑07CHARACTERS IN SHAKESPEARETHIS CHARACTER SAID TO REPRESENT SHAKESPEARE'S PHILOSOPHY HAS A NAME THAT MEANS "FORTUNATE" IN LATINWHO IS PROSPERO?
56402013‑05‑06STATE QUARTERSTHE BACK OF THE QUARTER FOR THIS STATE IS THE ONLY ONE THAT FEATURES A MONARCHWHAT IS HAWAII?
56392013‑05‑03SCIENCEFOR A 1953 PAPER ODILE CRICK DREW THE DIAGRAM SHOWING THE STRUCTURE OF THISWHAT IS DNA?
56382013‑05‑02ISLAND COUNTRIESNO LONGER "WESTERN", THIS 1-WORD NATION HAS MOVED TO THE WEST SIDE OF THE INTL. DATE LINE TO JOIN ASIA & AUSTRALIAWHAT IS SAMOA?
56372013‑05‑01THE THEATREDRAMATIZING A MURDER FROM THE YEAR 1170, A 1935 T.S. ELIOT PLAY APTLY HAD ITS FIRST PERFORMANCE IN THIS ENGLISH CITYWHAT IS CANTERBURY?
56362013‑04‑30CLASSIC HIT SONGSIN 1962 CHATHAM COUNTY, GEORGIA GAVE THIS NAME TO A BODY OF WATER FLOWING PAST JOHNNY MERCER'S CHILDHOOD HOMEWHAT IS MOON RIVER?
56352013‑04‑29MAGAZINESCELEBRATING ITS 20th ANNIVERSARY IN 2013, 5280 MAGAZINE IS A GUIDE TO THIS CITYWHAT IS DENVER?
56342013‑04‑26GREAT NOVELSA PREFACE TO THIS NOVEL CALLED IT "RUSTIC ALL THROUGH... MOORISH, AND WILD, AND KNOTTY AS THE ROOT OF HEATH"WHAT IS "WUTHERING HEIGHTS"?
56332013‑04‑25TV SPIN-OFFSPREMIERING IN 1993, THIS SHOW LASTED 11 SEASONS, LIKE ITS PREDECESSOR SHOW; THE 2 WERE SET NEARLY 2,500 MILES APARTWHAT IS "FRASIER"?
56322013‑04‑24THE U.S. GOVERNMENTDONNA SHALALA, ALBERTO GONZALES & TOM VILSACK HAVE EACH SERVED AS THE "DESIGNATED SURVIVOR" SKIPPING THIS EVENTWHAT IS THE STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS?
56312013‑04‑23GEOGRAPHIC MATHNORTH AMERICA'S 3 MAINLAND COUNTRIES HAVE A TOTAL OF 91 STATES & PROVINCES; MEXICO HAS THIS MANY STATESWHAT IS 31?
56302013‑04‑22BEST ACTRESS OSCAR NOMINEESHER NOMINATION IN 1987 WAS THE FIRST BEST ACTRESS NOMINATION FOR A SCIENCE FICTION FILMWHO IS SIGOURNEY WEAVER?
56292013‑04‑19COUNTRIES' HIGHEST POINTSTHIS COUNTRY IS HOME TO THE HIGHEST MOUNTAIN OUTSIDE ASIAWHAT IS ARGENTINA?
56282013‑04‑18WORLD LEADERSIN 1990 SHE BECAME THE FIRST MODERN HEAD OF GOVT. TO GIVE BIRTH WHILE IN OFFICE, TO A DAUGHTER NAMED BAKHTAWARWHO IS BENAZIR BHUTTO?
56272013‑04‑171960s TELEVISIONJACKIE GLEASON CONSIDERED, BUT THEN DECIDED AGAINST, SUING THIS SHOW THAT PREMIERED SEPTEMBER 30, 1960WHAT IS "THE FLINTSTONES"?
56262013‑04‑16NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNERSTHE WINNER IN 1984, HE LIKES TO BE CALLED "ARCH", A REFERENCE TO HIS JOBWHO IS DESMOND TUTU?
56252013‑04‑15AUTHORSIN HIDING WHEN HIS LIFE WAS THREATENED, SALMAN RUSHDIE PAID TRIBUTE TO CONRAD & CHEKHOV BY USING THIS PSEUDONYMWHAT IS JOSEPH ANTON?
56242013‑04‑12PHYSICISTSON OCT. 14, 1992 PARTICLE DETECTOR INVENTOR GEORGES CHARPAK BECAME THE LAST MAN IN PHYSICS TO ACHIEVE THIS HONOR ALONEWHAT IS THE NOBEL PRIZE (FOR PHYSICS)?
56232013‑04‑11WORLD CITIESFOUNDED IN 1521, 44 YEARS BEFORE ST. AUGUSTINE, FLA., IT'S THE OLDEST CITY EST. BY EUROPEANS ON WHAT IS NOW U.S. TERRITORYWHAT IS SAN JUAN (BAUTISTADE) (PUERTO RICO)?
56222013‑04‑1019th CENTURY AUTHORSHIS WORKS INCLUDE "SYLVIE AND BRUNO", "PHANTASMAGORIA AND OTHER POEMS" & "ALGEBRAIC FORMU- LAE AND RULES"WHO IS LEWIS CARROLL?
56212013‑04‑09THE TONY AWARDSWINNER OF BEST PLAY IN 1949, IT'S THE ONLY PLAY TO WIN THE BEST REVIVAL TONY 3 DIFFERENT TIMESWHAT IS "DEATH OF A SALESMAN"?
56202013‑04‑08ARTONE OF ITS PRINCIPAL MEMBERS SAID, "ONE MORNING ONE OF US, HAVING NO BLACK, USED BLUE INSTEAD, &" THIS MOVEMENT "WAS BORN"WHAT IS IMPRESSIONISM?
56192013‑04‑05BROADWAY MUSICALSTHE LAST SONG IN THIS MUSICAL IS "TOMORROW IS A LATTER DAY"WHAT IS "THE BOOK OF MORMON"?
56182013‑04‑04AT THE GROCERY STORETHE NATIONAL PROMOTION BOARD FOR THIS FOOD, CITRULLUS LANATUS, LISTS HYDRATION AS A PRIMARY HEALTH BENEFITWHAT IS WATERMELON?
56172013‑04‑0320th CENTURY NAMESIN 2012 HER PICTURE REPLACED THAT OF JULIO ARGENTINO ROCA ON A CURRENCY NOTEWHO IS EVA PERON?
56162013‑04‑02AUTHORSTHIS AUTHOR WHO PASSED AWAY IN 2012 QUIPPED, "FOR THOSE WHO HAVEN'T READ THE BOOKS, I AM KNOWN BEST FOR MY HAIR PREPARATIONS"WHO IS GORE VIDAL?
56152013‑04‑01STATE MOTTOSON A STATE SEAL SINCE 1850, THIS ONE-WORD MOTTO IS FOUND IN A STORY ABOUT ARCHIMEDESWHAT IS EUREKA?
56142013‑03‑29PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONSSINCE 1850, 1 OF THE 2 REPUBLICANS TO APPEAR ON A TICKET AS PRESIDENT OR VICE PRESIDENT 3 ELECTIONS IN A ROWWHO IS RICHARD NIXON OR GEORGE H.W. BUSH?
56132013‑03‑28BUSINESSIN 1972 THIS COMPANY BOUGHT ITS FIRST SHIP, THE EMPRESS OF CANADA, & RENAMED IT THE MARDI GRASWHAT IS CARNIVAL (CRUISE LINES)?
56122013‑03‑27AWARDSFOR 2012, THE FRONT OF THESE AWARDS SHOWS NIKE STEPPING OUT OF THE PARTHENON & THE REVERSE DEPICTS THE THAMESWHAT ARE THE OLYMPIC (GOLD) MEDALS?
56112013‑03‑26THE 1990sTHE 7th & LAST AMERICAN TO STAY THERE WAS AERODYNAMIC SCIENTIST ANDY THOMAS, WITH 130 DAYS THERE IN 1998WHAT IS THE MIR (SPACE STATION)?
56102013‑03‑25THE AFI's 100 GREATEST AMERICAN MOVIES"THE WIZARD OF OZ" & THIS 1950s FILM ARE THE 2 MUSICALS IN THE TOP 10 ON THE AFI's LISTWHAT IS "SINGIN' IN THE RAIN"?
56092013‑03‑22SCIENCE WORDSTHIS BIOLOGICAL TERM FOR CELL DIVISION WAS BORROWED IN 1939 TO DESCRIBE A FORM OF ENERGY RELEASEWHAT IS FISSION?
56082013‑03‑21ARTISTSON HIS DEATHBED HE TOLD POLICE, "WHAT I HAVE DONE IS NOBODY ELSE'S BUSINESS"; ONE THEORY IS HE WAS PROTECTING OTHERSWHO IS VINCENT VAN GOGH?
56072013‑03‑20EUROPEANAIN THE 16th CENTURY THE ANCESTORS OF THE CURRENT PRESIDENT OF FRANCE FLED WHAT IS NOW THIS COUNTRYWHAT IS THE NETHERLANDS?
56062013‑03‑19LITERARY TITLE PLACESAN 1831 NOVEL SAYS THAT CHARLEMAGNE LAID THE FIRST STONE OF THIS TITLE PLACE, "OLD QUEEN OF OUR CATHEDRALS"WHAT IS NOTRE-DAME (DE PARIS)?
56052013‑03‑18SONGSTHIS U.S. CEREMONIAL SONG WAS WRITTEN IN 1811 ABOUT THE HEAD OF A SCOTTISH CLAN, NOT AN AMERICAN LEADERWHAT IS "HAIL TO THE CHIEF"?
56042013‑03‑15SHAKESPEARESAMUEL JOHNSON SAID SHAKESPEARE "SO CAREFULLY INFORMS US" THAT THIS PLAY IS SET ON THE EVE OF MAY DAY & YET CALLED IT THISWHAT IS "A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM"?
56032013‑03‑14BEATLES SONGSIT WAS ONE OF THE BEATLES' LONGEST SONGS & THE ONE TO SPEND THE MOST TIME AT NO. 1 ON THE U.S. CHARTS--9 WEEKSWHAT IS "HEY JUDE"?
56022013‑03‑13NEWSPAPERSTHE CIRCULATION OF THE TIMES OF NEW YORK & LONDON TOTALS ABOUT 1/2 THE "TIMES OF" THIS PLACE, LARGEST OF ANY ENGLISH DAILYWHAT IS (THE TIMES OF) INDIA?
56012013‑03‑12HISTORICAL RELATIVESTHIS KING WAS THE FIRST OF HENRY VIII's MANY FATHERS-IN-LAWWHO IS FERDINAND (II, III, V)?
56002013‑03‑11BRITISH NOVELSFITTINGLY, THIS THOMAS HARDY CHARACTER IS INTRODUCED NEAR THE PURE DROP INNWHO IS TESS (DURBEYFIELD OR OF THE D'URBERVILLES)?
55992013‑03‑08THE OSCARSBROTHER & SISTER WHO WERE BOTH NOMINATED FOR 1969 OSCARS: HE FOR A SCREENPLAY, SHE FOR BEST ACTRESS; THEY DIDN'T WINWHO ARE PETER FONDA & JANE FONDA?
55982013‑03‑07THE WESTERN HEMISPHEREONE OF THE 2 CENTRAL AMERICAN COUNTRIES NEVER UNDER MILITARY RULE IN THE LAST 50 YEARSWHAT IS BELIZE OR COSTA RICA?
55972013‑03‑06U.S. HISTORYCONGRESS HAS PASSED 11 OF THESE: THE FIRST IN 1812, THE LAST IN 1942WHAT ARE DECLARATIONS OF WAR?
55962013‑03‑05CLASSIC NOVELSIN THIS NOVEL THE TITLE CHARACTER SAYS, "IT IS A BAD OMEN" AFTER A GUARD DOES NOT HEAR A TRAIN & IS CRUSHEDWHAT IS "ANNA KARENINA"?
55952013‑03‑04COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIESONE OF ITS MASCOTS IS A RESTORED 1930 SPORT COUPE THAT'S BEEN IN USE AT THE SCHOOL SINCE 1961WHAT IS GEORGIA TECH?
55942013‑03‑01BUSINESS HISTORYIN 1938 HIS COMPANY BEGAN INSTALLING INSTRUMENTS IN U.S. HOMES TO RECORD THE FREQUENCIES TO WHICH A RADIO WAS TUNEDWHO IS A.C. NIELSEN (SR.)?
55932013‑02‑28THE UNIVERSEIN 2006 IT WAS MOVED TO A NEW LIST THAT INCLUDES CERES & ERISWHAT IS PLUTO?
55922013‑02‑27SPEECHWRITERSTO THE QUESTION "DID YOU WRITE THE BEST-KNOWN LINE IN JFK's INAUGURAL?", TED SORENSEN WOULD SMILE & SAY THESE 2 WORDSWHAT ARE "ASK NOT"?
55912013‑02‑2619th CENTURY AMERICAONE OF THE 2 YEARS IN WHICH 3 MEN SERVED AS PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATESWHAT IS 1841 OR 1881?
55902013‑02‑25AMERICAN AUTHORSIN 1925 SHE VISITED A FLOATING THEATER DOCKED IN NORTH CAROLINA TO RESEARCH HER NEXT NOVELWHO IS EDNA FERBER?
55892013‑02‑22ITALYTHE ITALIAN WORD FOR "SHADOW" IS USED AS A LOCAL VARIATION ON THE NAME OF THIS REGION MIDWAY BETWEEN ROME & FLORENCEWHAT IS UMBRIA?
55882013‑02‑21RUSSIAN HISTORYLAUNCHED OCT. 1, 1928, IT WAS BROUGHT TO A PREMATURE END IN 1932 AMID GROWING HUNGERWHAT IS THE (FIRST) (SOVIET) FIVE-YEAR PLAN?
55872013‑02‑20CLASSIC JAZZ SONGSTHE TITLE OF THIS 1959 INSTRUMENTAL IS A SYNONYM FOR "TIME OUT", THE ALBUM ON WHICH IT FIRST APPEAREDWHAT IS "TAKE FIVE"?
55862013‑02‑19THE NEW 7 WONDERS OF THE WORLDON THE NEW LIST CHOSEN IN 2007, THIS WONDER DESIGNED BY HEITOR DA SILVA COSTA IS THE ONLY STATUEWHAT IS CHRIST THE REDEEMER?
55852013‑02‑18WORLD CAPITALSALPHABETICALLY, ZAGREB IS THE LAST WORLD CAPITAL; THIS CAPITAL OF A FORMER SOVIET REPUBLIC IS SECOND TO LASTWHAT IS YEREVAN?
55842013‑02‑15FAMOUS WOMENHER 1886 OBITUARY IN A MASS. PAPER SAID, "VERY FEW IN THE VILLAGE, EXCEPT AMONG THE OLDER INHABITANTS, KNEW" HER "PERSONALLY"WHO IS EMILY DICKINSON?
55832013‑02‑14MUSEUMSITS COLLECTION INCLUDES A 16" HIGH ARCHITECTS' MODEL OF ITS FIRST PERMANENT BUILDING, OPENED IN 1939WHAT IS THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART?
55822013‑02‑13THE ROSETTA STONECHAMPOLLION'S DECIPHERING THE 1st SYMBOL AS "SUN" LED TO TRANSLATING THE NAME OF THIS LEADER --THERE WERE 11 OF THEM NAMED THISWHAT IS RAMSES?
55812013‑02‑12MILITARY MENON JUNE 6, 1944 HE SAID, "THE EYES OF THE WORLD ARE UPON YOU"WHO IS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER?
55802013‑02‑11AMERICAN LITERATUREIN THE 1st CHAPTER OF THIS 1939 NOVEL, "WHEN THE NIGHT CAME AGAIN IT WAS BLACK NIGHT, FOR THE STARS COULD NOT PIERCE THE DUST"WHAT IS "THE GRAPES OF WRATH"?
55792013‑02‑08U.S. GOVERNMENTRECENTLY IN THE NEWS, THIS AGENCY TRACES ITS ORIGINS TO AN 1803 ACT HELPING PORTSMOUTH, N.H. AFTER A FIREWHAT IS FEMA?
55782013‑02‑07CAPITAL CITIESIT'S CRISS-CROSSED BY DOZENS OF "PEACE WALLS" THAT SEPARATE ITS CATHOLIC & PROTESTANT NEIGHBORHOODSWHAT IS BELFAST?
55772013‑02‑06FAMOUS ASIANSWHEN THIS DIPLOMAT MET THE SINGER PSY IN 2012, HE SAID, "UNTIL 2 DAYS AGO... I WAS THE MOST FAMOUS KOREAN IN THE WORLD"WHO IS BAN KI-MOON?
55762013‑02‑05SHORT STORIESIT SAYS, "THE BODY OF THE TROOPER HAVING BEEN BURIED IN THE CHURCH YARD, THE GHOST RIDES FORTH...IN NIGHTLY QUEST OF HIS HEAD"WHAT IS "THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW"?
55752013‑02‑04MOUNT RUSHMOREIT'S THE ONLY U.S. STATE THAT HAS MORE THAN ONE NATIVE-BORN SON HONORED ON MOUNT RUSHMOREWHAT IS VIRGINIA?
55742013‑02‑01THE PLANETSTO THE ANCIENT GREEKS & ROMANS, IT WAS THE SLOWEST-MOVING PLANET SEEN FROM EARTHWHAT IS SATURN?
55732013‑01‑31FUNDRAISINGIN 2011 THE CITY OF SAVANNAH GRANTED AN EXEMPTION ALLOWING THE SALE OF THESE ITEMS OUTSIDE JULIETTE GORDON LOW'S BIRTHPLACEWHAT ARE GIRL SCOUT COOKIES?
55722013‑01‑30HISTORIC QUOTESIN APRIL 1865 HE SAID, "GO HOME, ALL YOU BOYS WHO FOUGHT WITH ME, AND HELP TO BUILD UP THE SHATTERED FORTUNES OF OUR OLD STATE"WHO IS ROBERT E. LEE?
55712013‑01‑29METEOROLOGICAL TERMSIN THE 1940s AN ANEMOMETER AIDED ANTARCTIC EXPERIMENTS THAT 1st DETERMINED THIS MEASUREMENT HEARD IN WEATHER REPORTSWHAT IS WIND CHILL (FACTOR OR INDEX)?
55702013‑01‑28THE GRAMMYSOF THE MORE THAN 75 COMPETITIVE CATEGORIES, THIS ONE DOES NOT CITE THE TITLE OF ANY ALBUM, SONG OR OTHER PROJECTWHAT IS BEST NEW ARTIST?
55692013‑01‑25MUSICAL THEATREBEFORE THIS SHOW HIT BROADWAY IN 1964, ONE OF ITS WORKING TITLES WAS "THE LUCKIEST PEOPLE"WHAT IS "FUNNY GIRL"?
55682013‑01‑24OLYMPIC HOST CITIESWHEN THIS CITY HOSTED THE XIV WINTER OLYMPICS, IT WAS LOCATED IN A DIFFERENT NATION THAN TODAYWHAT IS SARAJEVO?
55672013‑01‑23WOMEN AUTHORSTHE FIRST OF JANE AUSTEN'S 6 NOVELS TO BE PUBLISHED IN HER LIFETIME, ITS TITLE IS LAST ALPHABETICALLYWHAT IS "SENSE & SENSIBILITY"?
55662013‑01‑22OFFICIAL COUNTRY NAMESIT'S THE ONLY NATION IN THE WORLD THAT OFFICIALLY DESCRIBES ITSELF AS A CONFEDERATIONWHAT IS SWITZERLAND?
55652013‑01‑21MUSEUMSOPENED IN 2012, THE BELFAST MUSEUM SEEN HERE COMMEMORATES THIS, ALSO CONSTRUCTED THEREWHAT IS THE (R.M.S.) TITANIC?
55642013‑01‑18MILITARY SLOGANSIN 1779 U.S. MARINE CORPS CAPTAIN WILLIAM JONES ADVERTISED FOR THESE, LATER A 1992 MOVIE TITLEWHAT IS "A FEW GOOD MEN"?
55632013‑01‑1719th CENTURY LITERARY INTRODUCTIONSTITLE CHARACTER WHO'S "CLAD IN BLACK FROM HEAD TO FOOT, WITHOUT A SINGLE SPECK OF COLOUR ABOUT HIM ANYWHERE"WHO IS DRACULA?
55622013‑01‑16RECENT OSCAR WINNERSFROM 2008, IT'S THE MOST RECENT FILM TO WIN BEST PICTURE & BEST SONG; THE LYRICS ARE IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGEWHAT IS "SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE"?
55612013‑01‑15U.S. LANDMARKSDESIGN ARTIST IWAO TAKAMOTO SAID THE EXTERIOR FOR THE SKYPAD APTS. ON "THE JETSONS" WAS INSPIRED BY A LAND- MARK IN THIS CITYWHAT IS SEATTLE?
55602013‑01‑14COUNTRIES OF THE WORLD2 OF THE 3 COUNTRIES THAT ARE COMPLETELY ENCIRCLED BY ONE OTHER COUNTRYWHAT ARE SAN MARINO, VATICAN CITY, & LESOTHO?
55592013‑01‑11RIVERSIT'S THE WORLD'S LONGEST RIVER WHOSE OUTFLOW IS INTO AN ENTIRELY INLAND BODY OF WATERWHAT IS THE VOLGA?
55582013‑01‑10LEGAL TERMSTHIS TERM FOR A TYPE OF DECISION IS FROM OLD FRENCH FOR "TO SPEAK THE TRUTH"WHAT IS VERDICT?
55572013‑01‑09CAPITAL CITIESTHESE 2 WORLD CAPITALS ARE SEPARATED BY ONLY 250 MILES OF LAND & LESS THAN 1 DEGREE OF LATITUDE, AT 59~17' & 59~57' N.WHAT ARE STOCKHOLM & OSLO?
55562013‑01‑08PRESIDENTIAL DISTINCTIONSRECORD HOLDER FOR THE LONGEST TIME LIVED AFTER LEAVING OFFICEWHO IS JIMMY CARTER?
55552013‑01‑07AMERICAN SPORTS LEGENDSA BIO FROM 1974, 26 YEARS AFTER HIS DEATH, QUOTES HIM: "I SWING BIG... I HIT BIG OR I MISS BIG. I LIKE TO LIVE AS BIG AS I CAN"WHO IS BABE RUTH?
55542013‑01‑04IMAGINARY CHARACTERSFOR A 1912 PLAY THEY WERE DUBBED BLICK, FLICK, GLICK, SNICK, PLICK, WHICK & QUEE; 25 YEARS LATER, THEY GOT NEW NAMESWHO ARE THE (7) DWARFS?
55532013‑01‑03SEX & THE CONSTITUTIONOF THE 27 AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION, IT'S THE NUMBER OF THE ONLY ONE TO CONTAIN THE WORD "SEX"WHAT IS THE 19th?
55522013‑01‑02BASEBALL STADIUMSTHIS MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TEAM'S CURRENT STADIUM WAS BUILT FOR A 20th CENTURY OLYMPICSWHO ARE THE ATLANTA BRAVES?
55512013‑01‑0119th CENTURY AMERICAHELD IN 1857, AMERICA'S FIRST NATIONAL LANDSCAPE DESIGN CONTEST WAS FOR THE CREATION OF THIS PLACEWHAT IS CENTRAL PARK?
55502012‑12‑31COMPOSERS' BIRTHPLACESTHE TOWN WHERE HE WAS BORN IN 1811 IS NOW IN FAR EASTERN AUSTRIA; WHEN HE WAS BORN THERE IT BELONGED TO ANOTHER COUNTRYWHO IS FRANZ LISZT?
55492012‑12‑28AMERICAN AUTHORSIN 1886 HE WROTE, "MY BOOKS ARE WATER; THOSE OF THE GREAT GENIUSES IS WINE. EVERYBODY DRINKS WATER"WHO IS MARK TWAIN?
55482012‑12‑27FIGHTING MONARCHSSEEN HERE IS A SUIT OF ARMOR WORN BY THIS MONARCH AT THE SIEGE OF BOULOGNE IN 1544 WHEN HE WAS 53WHO IS HENRY VIII?
55472012‑12‑26LITERARY FIRST LINES"YOU BETTER NOT NEVER TELL NOBODY BUT GOD", BEGINS THIS 1982 NOVEL, WHOSE FILM VERSION GARNERED 11 OSCAR NOMINATIONSWHAT IS "THE COLOR PURPLE"?
55462012‑12‑25ART & ACTIVISMTHOUGH BEING ADDED TO MUCH MORE SLOWLY THAN 20 YEARS AGO, IT'S NOW 1.3 MILLION SQ. FT., TOO BIG TO DISPLAY IN ONE PLACEWHAT IS THE AIDS (MEMORIAL) QUILT?
55452012‑12‑241960s ROCK MUSICTHIS 1967 NO. 1 HIT CONTAINS SNIPPETS OF "IN THE MOOD", "GREENSLEEVES" & "SHE LOVES YOU"WHAT IS "ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE"?
55442012‑12‑21WORLD CAPITALSONE OF THE 3 NATIONAL CAPITALS MADE UP OF 2 WORDS THAT BEGIN WITH THE SAME LETTERWHAT IS ADDIS ABABA, PHNOM PENH OR SAN SALVADOR?
55432012‑12‑20DOG BREEDSALPHABETICALLY, THIS BREED IS LAST ON THE RECOGNIZED LIST OF THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUBWHAT IS YORKSHIRE TERRIER?
55422012‑12‑19SHAKESPEARETHE LAST SPEECH IN THIS PLAY SAYS, "NO GRAVE UPON THE EARTH SHALL CLIP IN IT A PAIR SO FAMOUS"WHAT IS "ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA"?
55412012‑12‑18PEOPLE IN BRITISH HISTORYIN 1805 THE SECOND IN COMMAND TO THIS HERO SAID, "I WISH (HE) WOULD STOP SIGNALING. WE ALL KNOW WHAT WE HAVE TO DO"WHO IS HORATIO NELSON?
55402012‑12‑1719th CENTURY INVENTIONSTHOREAU NOTED IN 1854, IT "RESOUNDS AT EVERY POST. IT IS A HARP WITH ONE STRING--THE FIRST STRAIN FROM THE AMERICAN LYRE"WHAT IS THE TELEGRAPH?
55392012‑12‑14STATES' HIGHEST POINTSTHIS STATE'S HIGHEST PEAK IS 13,796 FEET HIGH & ONLY ABOUT 15 MILES FROM THE OCEANWHAT IS HAWAII?
55382012‑12‑13OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALISTSBEFORE MICHAEL PHELPS IN 2008, HE WAS THE LAST AMERICAN TO WIN 5 INDIVIDUAL GOLDS IN ONE OLYMPICS; HE DID IT AT LAKE PLACIDWHO IS ERIC HEIDEN?
55372012‑12‑12FASHION DESIGNERSIN 1986 HER COMPANY, NOW ASSOCIATED WITH JC PENNEY, BECAME THE FIRST FOUNDED BY A WOMAN TO MAKE THE FORTUNE 500WHO IS LIZ CLAIBORNE?
55362012‑12‑11BUSINESSMENTHOMAS WATSON JR. APPEARED ON THE MARCH 28, 1955 COVER OF TIME WITH THE CAPTION "CLINK. CLANK." THISWHAT IS THINK?
55352012‑12‑101920s LITERATURETHE COLLAPSE OF THIS TITLE STRUCTURE CAUSES THE DEATH OF ESTEBAN, UNCLE PIO, DON JAIME, PEPITA & A MARQUESAWHAT IS THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY?
55342012‑12‑0720th CENTURY PLAYSTHIS 1962 PLAY TAKES PLACE BEGINNING AT 2 A.M. IN THE LIVING ROOM OF A HOUSE ON A NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE CAMPUSWHAT IS "WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF"?
55332012‑12‑06WORLD GEOGRAPHYTHOUGH IT CONSISTS ENTIRELY OF ISLANDS, THIS POPULOUS COUNTRY BORDERS 3 OTHER NATIONSWHAT IS INDONESIA?
55322012‑12‑05U.S. PRESIDENTSTHIS MAN IS THE ONLY U.S. PRESIDENT SINCE HOOVER NOT NAMED TIME MAGAZINE'S MAN OR PERSON OF THE YEARWHO IS GERALD FORD?
55312012‑12‑04AMERICAN ICONSHE HAS A MEDAL OF FREEDOM, A PULITZER CITATION & MEMBERSHIP IN THE ROCK & ROLL & MINNESOTA MUSIC HALLS OF FAMEWHO IS BOB DYLAN?
55302012‑12‑03PHRASE ORIGINSTHIS 2-WORD ADJ. FOR "GOING AGAINST ACCEPTED SPEECH OR CONDUCT" FIRST APPEARED IN A 1933 TRANSLATION FROM IZVESTIAWHAT IS POLITICALLY INCORRECT?
55292012‑11‑3020th CENTURY AMERICAN WRITERSA PUBLISHER'S NOTE ON ONE OF HIS BOOKS CALLED HIM "THE TERROR OF TYPESETTERS" & "AN ENIGMA TO BOOK REVIEWERS"WHO IS E.E. CUMMINGS?
55282012‑11‑29RELIGIOUS SYMBOLSTHE ROOSTER ATOP MANY CHURCH WEATHER VANES IS THERE TO REMIND US OF A STORY INVOLVING THIS APOSTLEWHO IS PETER?
55272012‑11‑28COUNTRIESIT WAS CREATED IN THE EARLY 1700s FROM 2 COUNTIES PURCHASED BY AN AUSTRIAN PRINCE; HE NAMED THE NATION FOR HIS FAMILYWHAT IS (PRINCIPALITY OF) LIECHTENSTEIN?
55262012‑11‑27BILLBOARD NO. 1 ALBUMSTHE SOUNDTRACK FOR THIS FILM BASED ON A PLAY HOLDS THE RECORD FOR THE MOST WEEKS AT NO. 1, 54 WEEKS IN 1962 & '63WHAT IS "WEST SIDE STORY"?
55252012‑11‑26PLACE NAMESBUILT IN 1911, THIS WISCONSIN HOME WAS NAMED FOR A WELSH BARD ASSOCIATED WITH KING ARTHURWHAT IS TALIESIN?
55242012‑11‑23BIOGRAPHIES ABOUT AUTHORSCHAPTERS IN A BIOGRAPHY ON THIS AUTHOR INCLUDE "DECLARING HIS GENIUS" & "A LATE VICTORIAN LOVE AFFAIR"WHO IS OSCAR WILDE?
55232012‑11‑22NUTRITIONTHE WORD COINED FOR THESE SUBSTANCES IN 1912 WAS MEANT TO SUGGEST THEY WERE ESSENTIAL TO LIFE & CONTAINED NITROGENWHAT ARE VITAMINS?
55222012‑11‑21OPERA IN 1900 THE FIRST LA SCALA PERFORMANCE OF THIS OPERA WAS CONDUCTED BY THE MAN WHOSE LAST NAME BEGAN WITH THE OPERA'S TITLEWHAT IS "TOSCA"?
55212012‑11‑20THE U.S. CONSTITUTIONFOUND IN ARTICLE 3, SEC. 3, & REQUIRING THE TESTIMONY OF 2 WITNESSES TO PROVE, IT'S THE ONLY CRIME DEFINED IN THE CONSTITUTIONWHAT IS TREASON?
55202012‑11‑19EUROPEAN AUTHORSAMAZON SAID THIS AUTHOR WHO DIED IN 2004 WAS THE FIRST TO SELL A MILLION KINDLE E-BOOKSWHO IS STIEG LARSSON?
55192012‑11‑16CLASSICAL MUSICTHIS 1890 PIECE WAS NAMED FOR A VERLAINE POEM THAT BEGINS, "YOUR SOUL IS AS A MOONLIT LANDSCAPE FAIR"WHAT IS "CLAIR DE LUNE"?
55182012‑11‑15MATH MENIN 1880 HE WROTE, "WE DRAW TWO CIRCLES, AND MAKE THEM INCLUDE OR EXCLUDE OR INTERSECT ONE ANOTHER"WHO IS JOHN VENN?
55172012‑11‑14U.S. PRESIDENTSTHE ONLY 2 PRESIDENTS NEVER TO PRESENT A STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS ARE WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON & THIS MANWHO IS JAMES A. GARFIELD?
55162012‑11‑13BORN & DIEDHE WAS BORN IN 1728 IN YORKSHIRE, ENGLAND & DIED IN A SKIRMISH FEBRUARY 14, 1779 IN KEALAKEKUA BAY, HAWAIIWHO IS (CAPTAIN) JAMES COOK?
55152012‑11‑12NATIONAL SONGSFIRST PUBLICLY PERFORMED IN 1745, THIS SONG SOMETIMES HAS ITS PRONOUNS CHANGEDWHAT IS "GOD SAVE THE QUEEN"?
55142012‑11‑09DISASTERSIN 2012 THE NATL. POSTAL MUSEUM MARKED THE 75th & 100th ANNIVS. OF THESE 2 DISASTERS WITH AN EXHIBIT CALLED "FIRE & ICE"WHAT ARE THE HINDENBURG & TITANIC?
55132012‑11‑08U.S. CITIESTHE SEAL OF THIS HISTORIC NEW ENGLAND CITY HAS THE PHRASE "WHAT A GLORIOUS MORNING FOR AMERICA" & THE DATE "APRIL 19"WHAT IS LEXINGTON, (MASSACHUSETTS)?
55122012‑11‑07PLAYSREFERRING TO ITS 2 ACTS, AN IRISH CRITIC DESCRIBED IT AS "A PLAY IN WHICH NOTHING HAPPENS, TWICE"WHAT IS "WAITING FOR GODOT"?
55112012‑11‑06CABINET DEPARTMENTS"SI VE ALGO, DIGA ALGO" WAS PART OF A 2011 SPANISH-LANGUAGE TV CAMPAIGN BY THIS CABINET DEPARTMENTWHAT IS THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY?
55102012‑11‑05BROADWAY MUSICALSBASED ON A 1926 PLAY & REAL-LIFE EVENTS, IT'S NOW THE LONGEST-RUNNING AMERICAN MUSICAL IN BROADWAY HISTORYWHAT IS "CHICAGO"?
55092012‑11‑02COLLEGE FOOTBALL TEAM NICKNAMESTHE TEAM KNOWN AS THESE SINCE 1895 PLAYS ITS HOME GAMES ON TOP OF THE HAYWARD SEISMIC FAULTWHAT IS THE (GOLDEN) BEARS?
55082012‑11‑01THE 50 STATESGAMBLING AS A COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISE IN SOME FORM IS LEGAL IN ALL STATES EXCEPT HAWAII & THIS STATEWHAT IS UTAH?
55072012‑10‑31THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTIONNEW YORK'S DELEGATES WERE JOHN LANSING, ROBERT YATES & THIS FOUNDING FATHER, THE ONLY ONE OF THE 3 WHO SIGNEDWHO IS ALEXANDER HAMILTON?
55062012‑10‑3020th CENTURY BOOKS"A CRY OF CHILDREN" & "NIGHTMARE ISLAND" WERE PROPOSED TITLES FOR THIS NOVELWHAT IS "LORD OF THE FLIES"?
55052012‑10‑29MAMMALSANCIENT ROMANS KNEW THIS ANIMAL FEATURED IN THEIR CIRCUSES AS A HIPPOTIGRISWHAT IS THE ZEBRA?
55042012‑10‑2621st CENTURY GAMESTHE VILLAINS IN THIS GAME WERE INSPIRED BY THE SWINE FLU EPIDEMIC SCAREWHAT IS ANGRY BIRDS?
55032012‑10‑25WORLD LANGUAGESOF THE ROMANCE LANGUAGES, IT HAS THE GREATEST NUMBER OF NATIVE SPEAKERS IN A SINGLE COUNTRYWHAT IS PORTUGUESE?
55022012‑10‑24THE ELEMENTSTHIS ELEMENT WAS DISCOVERED EXTRATERRESTRIALLY IN 1868; IT TOOK 27 MORE YEARS UNTIL SOMEONE ISOLATED IT ON EARTHWHAT IS HELIUM?
55012012‑10‑23CHILDREN'S RHYMESODDLY, THIS MAMMALIAN CHARACTER WITH A RHYMING NAME SUFFERS FROM ALOPECIAWHO IS FUZZY WUZZY?
55002012‑10‑22KINGSTHE LAST BRITISH MONARCH TO BE BURIED OUTSIDE THE U.K., HE WAS INTERRED IN 1727 IN THE LAND WHERE HE WAS BORNWHO IS GEORGE I?
54992012‑10‑19CABLE TV FIRSTSWHEN TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES BEGAN BROADCASTING ON APRIL 14, 1994, THE FIRST MOVIE SHOWN WAS THIS ONEWHAT IS "GONE WITH THE WIND"?
54982012‑10‑18PLACE NAMESFROM 1953 UNTIL 1990 CHEMNITZ, GERMANY WAS NAMED FOR THIS MANWHO IS KARL MARX?
54972012‑10‑17COUNTRIES & POPULATIONSIF IT WERE A NATION, A STATE WITH A 2-WORD NAME IN THIS COUNTRY WOULD BE THE WORLD'S 6th MOST-POPULOUS AT 200 MILLIONWHAT IS INDIA?
54962012‑10‑16AMERICANATHE CREATOR OF THIS COMIC STRIP DID NOT LIKE ITS 1950 CHANGE IN TITLE, BELIEVING IT SUGGESTED INSIGNIFICANCEWHAT IS "PEANUTS"?
54952012‑10‑15FICTIONA PROPOSED TITLE FOR THIS NOVEL SOUNDED TOO MUCH LIKE A VEGAS HEIST MOVIE, SO THE NUMBER IN THE TITLE WAS DOUBLEDWHAT IS "CATCH-22"?
54942012‑10‑12OSCAR NOMINEESONE OF HIS FIRST OSCAR NOMINATIONS WAS FOR BEST ACTOR; NONE OF HIS 22 OTHER OSCAR NOMINATIONS WAS FOR ACTINGWHO IS WOODY ALLEN?
54932012‑10‑11NONFICTIONIN AN 1854 WORK, THIS TITLE BODY OF WATER WAS COMPARED WITH THE PROPORTIONS OF LOCH FYNEWHAT IS WALDEN (POND)?
54922012‑10‑10HISTORIC RULERSTHIS RULER OF A NEW WORLD COUNTRY WAS BORN IN VIENNA'S SCHONBRUNN PALACE IN 1832 & EXECUTED FAR FROM HOME IN 1867WHO IS MAXIMILIAN (I)?
54912012‑10‑09STORESTHESE STORES FIRST LAUNCHED IN 2001 TAKE IN MORE MONEY PER SQ. FOOT THAN ANY OTHER U.S. RETAILER, ALMOST DOUBLING TIFFANY'SWHAT ARE APPLE (STORES)?
54902012‑10‑08WAR NOVEL & MOVIE TITLESITS TITLE PHRASE TRACES BACK TO A STAND BY HEAVILY OUTNUMBERED BRITISH INFANTRY AGAINST A CAVALRY CHARGEWHAT IS "THE THIN RED LINE"?
54892012‑10‑05POETRYHER MOST FAMOUS POEM WAS WRITTEN FOR A DECEMBER 1883 ART & LITERARY AUCTION TO BENEFIT THE PEDESTAL FUNDWHO IS EMMA LAZARUS?
54882012‑10‑04AUTHORSIN 1890 HE CAPTAINED THE STERN-WHEELER ROI DES BELGES ON A VOYAGE DOWN THE CONGO RIVERWHO IS JOSEPH CONRAD?
54872012‑10‑03MODERN OPERATHIS OPERA BEGINS WITH AIR FORCE ONE LANDING AT BEIJINGWHAT IS "NIXON IN CHINA"?
54862012‑10‑02FAMILIAR PHRASESOED's EARLIEST CITATION OF THIS 5-WORD PHRASE IS "NOW, MONSIEUR POIROT, YOU WOULD WITHOUT DOUBT LIKE TO VISIT" THIS PLACEWHAT IS "THE SCENE OF THE CRIME"?
54852012‑10‑01SINGERS & ALBUMSSHE'S THE ONLY ARTIST TO HAVE NO. 1 ALBUMS IN 5 CONSECUTIVE DECADES, FROM THE 1960s TO THE 2000sWHO IS BARBRA STREISAND?
54842012‑09‑28TOYS & GAMESWHEN MILTON BRADLEY RELEASED THIS HOME GAME IN 1966, COMPETITORS ACCUSED IT OF SELLING "SEX IN A BOX"WHAT IS TWISTER?
54832012‑09‑27PHRASE ORIGINSON FEB. 22, 1918 WARREN HARDING SAID IT IS GOOD TO DRINK "AT THE FOUNTAINS OF WISDOM INHERITED FROM" THIS ALLITERATIVE GROUPWHO ARE THE FOUNDING FATHERS (OF THE REPUBLIC)?
54822012‑09‑26TV ANIMATIONTHIS TEEN DUO DEBUTED IN A 1992 ANIMATED SHORT IN WHICH THEY PLAYED BASEBALL WITH A FROGWHO ARE BEAVIS & BUTT-HEAD?
54812012‑09‑25THE BIBLETHIS TERM FOR A FINAL RESTING PLACE GOT ITS NAME BECAUSE CLAY WAS DUG UP THERE FOR CRAFTSMENWHAT IS POTTER'S FIELD?
54802012‑09‑24STATE CAPITALSSEEN HERE IS THE SEAL OF THIS NEW ENGLAND CITY THAT GOT ITS CURRENT NAME IN 1637WHAT IS HARTFORD?
54792012‑09‑21THE OSCARSTHE ONLY REMAKE OF A U.S. FILM TO WIN BEST PICTURE; THE ORIGINAL WAS MADE IN THE 1920s, THE OSCAR-WINNING REMAKE IN THE 1950sWHAT IS "BEN-HUR"?
54782012‑09‑208-LETTER WORDSTHIS WORD THAT MEANS "FREEDOM FROM NARROW RESTRICTIONS" CAN ALSO REFER TO ONE OF A RANGE OF IMAGINARY LINESWHAT IS LATITUDE?
54772012‑09‑19PRESIDENTIAL CHILDREN1 OF HIS 5 SONS WAS BORN IN NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADAWHO IS FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT?
54762012‑09‑18HISTORIC FIRSTSON JULY 31, 1971 AIR FORCE COLONEL DAVID SCOTT BECAME THE FIRST PERSON TO DRIVE ONE OF THESEWHAT IS A LUNAR ROVER?
54752012‑09‑17ISLANDSOF THE WORLD'S 5 LARGEST ISLANDS BY AREA, THE 2 WITH TERRITORY OF MORE THAN 1 COUNTRY ARE BORNEO & THIS ONEWHAT IS NEW GUINEA?
54742012‑08‑03WORLD GEOGRAPHYTHIS COUNTRY IN THE AMERICAS HAS MORE THAN 125,000 MILES OF COASTLINE, THE MOST OF ANY COUNTRY IN THE WORLDWHAT IS CANADA?
54732012‑08‑02BOOK SERIESIN THE 8th BOOK IN A SERIES BY L. FRANK BAUM, THIS CHARACTER BEGINS TO SPEAK; HE SIMPLY CHOSE NOT TO BEFOREWHO IS TOTO?
54722012‑08‑01BRITISH SCIENTISTSIN 1859 A THEORY WAS BORN WHEN HE WROTE, "FROM SO SIMPLE A BEGINNING ENDLESS FORMS... HAVE BEEN, AND ARE BEING, EVOLVED"WHO IS CHARLES DARWIN?
54712012‑07‑31KIDS' BUSINESSTHE CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS OF THIS STORE FOUNDED IN 1948 IS AT ONE GEOFFREY WAY IN WAYNE, NEW JERSEYWHAT IS TOYS R US?
54702012‑07‑30NOTABLE AMERICANSIN ADDITION TO HIS 1,093 U.S. PATENTS, HE HELD MORE THAN 1,200 PATENTS AWARDED BY OTHER COUNTRIESWHO IS THOMAS ALVA EDISON?
54692012‑07‑27ANTARCTICATHIS COUNTRY THAT EXPLORED THE ANTARCTIC INTERIOR IS THE MOST NORTHERLY NATION TO CLAIM TERRITORY ON THE CONTINENTWHAT IS NORWAY?
54682012‑07‑26OPERATHE SWAN BOATS IN BOSTON'S PUBLIC GARDEN WERE INSPIRED BY THIS OPERA IN WHICH A SWAN PULLS A BOAT ON THE SCHELDT R.WHAT IS "LOHENGRIN"?
54672012‑07‑25NEW OLYMPIC SPORTSTHIS SPORT INTRODUCED IN SUMMER 2000 PLAYS OUT OVER A RAISED AREA 16 1/2 FEET LONG & 9 1/2 FEET WIDEWHAT IS TRAMPOLINE (GYMNASTICS)?
54662012‑07‑24'80s SITCOM CHARACTERSCREATOR GARY DAVID GOLDBERG WROTE THIS REPUBLICAN CHARACTER AS UNSYMPATHETIC, BUT THE ACTOR MADE HIM LOVABLEWHO IS ALEX (P.) KEATON?
54652012‑07‑23POLITICAL LITERATURETHE KEY MESSAGE TO THIS TITLE FIGURE IN AN ITALIAN WORK IS "IT IS FAR SAFER TO BE FEARED THAN LOVED"WHO IS THE PRINCE?
54642012‑07‑20RECENT FILMSONE OF ITS FIRST LINES IS "I WON'T TALK! I WON'T SAY A WORD!!!"WHAT IS "THE ARTIST"?
54632012‑07‑19ANTHROPOLOGYTHE MOST FAMOUS RESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF ETHIOPIA IS THE VERY OLD YOUNG LADY NAMED THISWHO IS LUCY?
54622012‑07‑18BRITISH HISTORYTHIS 17th CENTURY KING WAS THE LAST BRITISH MONARCH TO ENTER THE HOUSE OF COMMONSWHO IS CHARLES I?
54612012‑07‑17FIRST NAMESA WIFE OF KING DAVID & 2 OF OUR EARLY FIRST LADIES SHARED THIS NAME DERIVED FROM HEBREW FOR "MY FATHER'S JOY"WHAT IS ABIGAIL?
54602012‑07‑16INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISTSDAVID PHILLIPS, WHOSE EXPOSE REPORTING INSPIRED THIS WORD MADE POPULAR BY TEDDY ROOSEVELT, WAS LATER SHOT DEADWHAT IS MUCKRAKER?
54592012‑07‑13BRITISH HISTORYTHIS APPOINTED POSITION FIRST HELD BY JOHN DRYDEN ECHOES A "VERSIFICATOR REGIS" OF RICHARD I IN THE 12th CENTURYWHAT IS POET LAUREATE?
54582012‑07‑12THE UNITED NATIONSOF THE 6 OFFICIAL LANGUAGES USED AT THE U.N., THIS ONE IS THE LAST ALPHABETICALLYWHAT IS SPANISH?
54572012‑07‑11INAUGURAL ADDRESSESHE SAID, "IT IS 72 YEARS SINCE THE FIRST INAUGURATION OF A PRESIDENT UNDER OUR NATIONAL CONSTITUTION"WHO IS ABRAHAM LINCOLN?
54562012‑07‑10ENTREPRENEURSIN 1989 HE SAID, "YOU CAN'T JUST ASK CUSTOMERS WHAT THEY WANT...BY THE TIME YOU GET IT BUILT, THEY'LL WANT SOMETHING NEW"WHO IS STEVE JOBS?
54552012‑07‑09NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING SCIENTISTS1910 WINNER ALBRECHT KOSSEL STUDIED A NEW MATERIAL IN THE CONTROL CENTER OF CELLS; TODAY, WE KNOW IT AS THISWHAT IS DNA?
54542012‑07‑06OPERA CHARACTERSIN A PLAY SUBTITLE SHE'S CALLED "THE CHINESE SPHINX"; IN A LATER OPERA HER SUITOR CALLS HER "PRINCIPESSA DI MORTE"WHO IS TURANDOT?
54532012‑07‑05FACTS & FIGURESWITH ONLY 58% OF RESIDENTS, THIS U.S. STATE HAS THE LOWEST PERCENTAGE OF LICENSED DRIVERSWHAT IS NEW YORK?
54522012‑07‑04NUCLEAR NATIONSON MAY 18, 1974 THIS COUNTRY TESTED ITS FIRST NUCLEAR DEVICE, NICKNAMED "SMILING BUDDHA"WHAT IS INDIA?
54512012‑07‑031950s MOVIES"THE MAN ON LINCOLN'S NOSE" WAS A WORKING TITLE FOR THIS 1959 FILMWHAT IS "NORTH BY NORTHWEST"?
54502012‑07‑02FAMOUS RELATIVESIN 2011 HIS DAUGHTER SVETLANA, LIVING IN THE U.S. UNDER THE NAME LANA PETERS, DIED IN WISCONSIN AT AGE 85WHO IS JOSEPH STALIN?
54492012‑06‑29NOBEL PRIZE WINNERSAMONG THE MANY BOOKS HE WROTE WERE "THE WORLD CRISIS", "THE SECOND WORLD WAR" & "PAINTING AS A PASTIME"WHO IS WINSTON CHURCHILL?
54482012‑06‑28NOVEL TITLESTHE TITLE OF THIS SCANDALOUS NOVEL SET IN 1930s PARIS SYMBOLIZES "THE DISEASE OF CIVILIZATION"WHAT IS "TROPIC OF CANCER"?
54472012‑06‑27EARLY FILMS OF OSCAR WINNERSTHE 1995, 2003 & 2006 WINNERS FOR BEST ACTOR ALL APPEARED IN THIS 1982 TEEN COMEDYWHAT IS "FAST TIMES AT RIDGEMONT HIGH"?
54462012‑06‑26HISTORIC U.S. CITIESA 1905 TREATY NAMED FOR THIS U.S. CITY ENDED A FOREIGN WAR 7,000 MILES AWAY & WAS ACTUALLY SIGNED AT KITTERY, MAINEWHAT IS PORTSMOUTH (NEW HAMPSHIRE)?
54452012‑06‑25PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGNSTHOUGH SHOT IN THE CHEST, TEDDY ROOSEVELT GAVE A 1912 SPEECH SAYING, "IT TAKES MORE THAN THAT TO KILL" ONE OF THESE ANIMALSWHAT IS A BULL MOOSE?
54442012‑06‑2220th CENTURY TECHNOLOGYTHE FIRST MAJOR USE OF SIMULTANEOUS TRANSLATION, BEFORE ADOPTION BY THE U.N., WAS IN THIS EUROPEAN CITY IN 1945 & 1946WHAT IS NUREMBERG?
54432012‑06‑21UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITESLISTED IN 1983, THIS COMPLEX FINISHED c. 1650 FEATURES INLAID SEMIPRECIOUS STONES & ARABIC CALLIGRAPHYWHAT IS THE TAJ MAHAL?
54422012‑06‑202011 MUSICMAKERSACCORDING TO BILLBOARD, THE TOP 2 MUSIC ARTISTS OF 2011 WERE THESE SINGLE-NAMED SINGERS, NEITHER BORN IN THE U.S.WHO ARE ADELE & RIHANNA?
54412012‑06‑19FABRICSTHE NAME OF THIS FABRIC INCLUDES THE INITIALS OF THE CITY WHERE IT WAS INTRODUCED AT A WORLD'S FAIR SITEWHAT IS NYLON?
54402012‑06‑18FICTIONAL PAIRSTHESE 2 MEN FIRST MEET AFTER ONE OF THEM TELLS A FRIEND, STAMFORD, OF NEEDING NEW LODGINGS IN LONDONWHO ARE SHERLOCK HOLMES & DR. (JOHN) WATSON?
54392012‑06‑15ISLANDSTHIS NATION INDEPENDENT SINCE 1960 IS THE LARGEST ISLAND IN THE WORLD WITH FRENCH AS ONE OF ITS OFFICIAL LANGUAGESWHAT IS MADAGASCAR?
54382012‑06‑14U.S. TOP-SELLING ALBUMSTHE BESTSELLING ALBUM OF ALL TIME BY A FEMALE IS A 20 MILLION SELLER BY THIS WOMAN WHO STARTED SINGING AT AGE 8 IN ONTARIOWHO IS SHANIA TWAIN?
54372012‑06‑13POLITICAL TERMS19th C. REPORTS ON HORSE RACES USED THIS 2-WORD TERM TO MEAN HORSES THAT WERE IN THE FIELD BUT DIDN'T FINISH HIGHWHAT IS ALSO RAN?
54362012‑06‑12AUTHORSHIS MULTI-NOVEL SERIES IS BASED ON ROBERT BROWNING'S POEM "CHILDE ROLAND TO THE DARK TOWER CAME"WHO IS STEPHEN KING?
54352012‑06‑11EVENTS IN THE BIBLEACTS 1:13 SAYS THIS EVENT OCCURRED IN "AN UPPER ROOM"WHAT IS THE LAST SUPPER?
54342012‑06‑08CLICHESIN AN 1873 THOMAS HARDY SERIAL, A CHAPTER ENDS WITH A CHARACTER DANGLING FROM AN "ENORMOUS SEA-BORD" THISWHAT IS CLIFF?
54332012‑06‑07THE ARTSFORMED IN 1909, IT PERFORMED TO GREAT ACCLAIM IN PARIS, LONDON, NEW YORK & MONTE CARLO, BUT NEVER IN MOSCOWWHAT IS (DIAGHILEV'S) BALLETS RUSSES?
54322012‑06‑06THE PRESIDENCYBETWEEN JAN. 1, 1841 & DEC. 31, 1850 THE U.S. HAD THIS MANY PRESIDENTS, THE MOST IN A 10-YEAR PERIODWHAT IS 6?
54312012‑06‑05WOMEN IN ENTERTAINMENT1 OF THE FIRST 2 WOMEN IN HOLLYWOOD TO OWN A STUDIO (ACCORDING TO THE OFFICIAL BIO OF NO. 3, OPRAH)WHO IS LUCILLE BALL OR MARY PICKFORD?
54302012‑06‑04AFRICAVERY DIFFERENT PLACES, THE FIRST 2 AFRICAN NATIONS TO GAIN INDEPENDENCE FROM A EUROPEAN POWER WERE EGYPT & THIS ONEWHAT IS SOUTH AFRICA?
54292012‑06‑01WORD ORIGINSFROM THE FRENCH FOR "TO SET IN THE WOODS", THIS WORD REFERS TO A TYPE OF ATTACKWHAT IS AMBUSH?
54282012‑05‑31AIRLINE HISTORYCLIPPER GOODWILL, A BOEING 727, TOOK THIS AIRLINE'S LAST PASSENGERS FROM BARBADOS TO MIAMI DECEMBER 4, 1991WHAT IS PAN AM?
54272012‑05‑30PRESIDENTIAL RESTING PLACESONLY 3 SITES HAVE THE REMAINS OF 2 PRESIDENTS: 1 AT QUINCY, MASS., 1 AT ARLINGTON & 1 IN THIS STATE CAPITALWHAT IS RICHMOND (VIRGINIA)?
54262012‑05‑29CLASSIC MYSTERY NOVELSA LETTER IN THIS MYSTERY SAYS, "WE ARE GOING...TO LUXOR AND ASSUAN BY STEAMER, AND PERHAPS ON TO KHARTOUM"WHAT IS "DEATH ON THE NILE"?
54252012‑05‑28AMERICAN INNOVATORSTHIS GRAMMY WINNER WHO DIED IN 2009 AT AGE 94 WAS AN INDUCTEE INTO BOTH THE ROCK & ROLL & NATIONAL INVENTORS HALLS OF FAMEWHO IS LES PAUL?
54242012‑05‑25MILITARY MATTERSIN 1934 THE LEASE FOR THIS PLACE WAS INCREASED TO $4,085 PER YEAR; SINCE 1959 THE CHECKS HAVEN'T BEEN CASHEDWHAT IS GUANTANAMO (BAY NAVAL BASE)?
54232012‑05‑24BIOGRAPHIES"THE MAN WHO INVENTED THE TWENTIETH CENTURY" IS A BIOGRAPHY OF THIS SCIENTIST BORN IN THE BALKANSWHO IS NIKOLA TESLA?
54222012‑05‑23ANIMALSA 2005 STUDY REPORTED THAT THIS ANIMAL NAMED FOR AN ISLAND HAS, POUND-FOR-POUND, THE MOST POWERFUL BITE OF ANY MAMMALWHAT IS THE TASMANIAN DEVIL?
54212012‑05‑221957ON SEPT. 5, DWIGHT EISENHOWER TOLD THIS STATE'S GOV. THAT "THE FEDERAL CONSTITUTION WILL BE UPHELD BY ME BY EVERY LEGAL MEANS"WHAT IS ARKANSAS?
54202012‑05‑21DRAMATHIS PLAY THAT CAME TO BROADWAY IN 2005 IS SET IN THE AUTUMN OF 1964 AT ST. NICHOLAS CHURCH SCHOOL IN THE BRONXWHAT IS "DOUBT (A PARABLE)"?
54192012‑05‑18INVENTORSTHE NATL. INVENTORS H.O.F. SAID HIS WORK "BROUGHT THE SOUTH PROSPERITY", BUT HE WAS OUT OF BUSINESS WITHIN 5 YEARSWHO IS ELI WHITNEY?
54182012‑05‑17SPORTING EVENTSFIRST HELD IN MAY 1875, IT IS THE OLDEST CONTINUOUSLY HELD MAJOR SPORTING EVENT IN THE UNITED STATESWHAT IS THE KENTUCKY DERBY?
54172012‑05‑16AMERICAN LITERATUREIN 2011, IN THE PREFACE TO THE 75th ANNIV. EDITION, PAT CONROY CALLED THIS NOVEL "THE LAST GREAT...VICTORY OF THE CONFEDERACY"WHAT IS "GONE WITH THE WIND"?
54162012‑05‑15MUSEUMSCOMPLETED IN 1959, IT'S BEEN VARIOUSLY DESCRIBED AS A SNAIL, A CONCRETE TORNADO, EVEN A GIANT WEDDING CAKEWHAT IS THE (SOLOMON R.) GUGGENHEIM (MUSEUM)?
54152012‑05‑14AWARDSTHIS PERFORMER IS THE ONLY PERSON TO WIN AN EMMY, THE MARK TWAIN PRIZE & THE SPINGARN MEDALWHO IS BILL COSBY?
54142012‑05‑11AMERICAN HISTORYWHEN THE FUTURE STATE OF IOWA BECAME PART OF THE UNITED STATES, THIS MAN WAS PRESIDENTWHO IS THOMAS JEFFERSON?
54132012‑05‑10OLYMPICS HISTORYBESIDES ANTARCTICA, THE 2 CONTINENTS THAT HAVE NEVER HOSTED THE SUMMER OR WINTER OLYMPIC GAMESWHAT ARE AFRICA & SOUTH AMERICA?
54122012‑05‑09CONTEMPORARY NOVELISTSSEEING YOUNG PEOPLE COMPETING IN A REALITY SHOW ON ONE CHANNEL & FIGHTING A WAR ON ANOTHER GAVE THIS AUTHOR A BOOK IDEAWHO IS SUZANNE COLLINS?
54112012‑05‑08ANCIENT LANDMARKSIT'S BELIEVED THAT ITS NOSE WAS ABOUT 3 FEET WIDE WHEN IT WAS FIRST CONSTRUCTED AROUND 2500 B.C.WHAT IS THE (GREAT) SPHINX (OF GIZA)?
54102012‑05‑07ON THE PERIODIC TABLEOF THE 5 ELEMENTS WITH 4-LETTER NAMES, IT'S THE ONLY ONE THAT IS NOT A SOLID AT ROOM TEMPERATUREWHAT IS NEON?
54092012‑05‑04LITERARY CHARACTERSALTHOUGH HE DOESN'T ACTUALLY APPEAR IN "1984", HIS PRESENCE IS EVERYWHERE--ON POSTERS, COINS & TELESCREENSWHO IS BIG BROTHER?Tiebreaker clue. This clue's category was originally named "LITERARY CHARACTERS -- tiebreaker" in the dataset. It has been renamed to "LITERARY CHARACTERS".
54082012‑05‑04THE AMERICAN REVOLUTIONIN 1777 AN OPPONENT WROTE OF HIM, "MONEY IS THIS MAN'S GOD, AND TO GET ENOUGH OF IT HE WOULD SACRIFICE HIS COUNTRY"WHO IS BENEDICT ARNOLD?
54072012‑05‑03MEDICINETHOUGH ITS NAME MEANS "AGAINST LIFE", IT'S ANY OF A CLASS OF SUBSTANCES USED TO SAVE A LIFEWHAT IS AN ANTIBIOTIC?
54062012‑05‑02CALENDARSOF THE 12 BEASTS REPRESENTING YEARS IN THE CHINESE CALENDAR, THE ONE NOT BIOLOGICALLY RELATED TO ANY CREATURE ON EARTHWHAT IS THE DRAGON?
54052012‑05‑01FICTIONAL BEINGSTHESE FICTIONAL BEINGS ARE ALSO CALLED PERIANNATH & HALFLINGS, BUT THIS FAMILIAR TERM MEANS "HOLE-BUILDERS"WHAT ARE HOBBITS?
54042012‑04‑30U.S. GOVERNMENT AGENCIESITS SEAL SHOWS A 16-POINTED STAR, SYMBOLIZING THE SEARCH FOR INFORMATION, ON A SHIELD SYMBOLIZING DEFENSEWHAT IS THE CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY?
54032012‑04‑27CONSTELLATIONS & MYTHIN GREEK MYTH HE BECAME THE PREY WHEN HE WAS KILLED BY SCORPIUS; NOW THEY'RE BOTH IN THE SKYWHO IS ORION?
54022012‑04‑26INTERNATIONAL ROAD VEHICLE STICKERSIT'S THE CONSTITUTIONAL KINGDOM OF MORE THAN 6 MILLION WHOSE ROAD VEHICLE STICKER IS SEEN HEREWHAT IS JORDAN?
54012012‑04‑25WEBSITESIT LAUNCHED ITS FIRST OFFER ON OCT. 22, 2008: A TWO-FOR-ONE PIZZA DEAL IN CHICAGOWHAT IS GROUPON(.COM)?
54002012‑04‑24WOMEN'S FIRSTSIN 1977 JUANITA KREPS, THE FIRST WOMAN ON THE BOARD OF THE NYSE, BECAME THE FIRST WOMAN TO HEAD THIS CABINET DEPT.WHAT IS (DEPARTMENT OF) COMMERCE?
53992012‑04‑23AMERICAN HISTORYTHIS STATE IS KNOWN AS THE "COCKPIT OF THE REVOLUTION" FOR ALL THE BATTLES THERE, INCLUDING A PIVOTAL ONE IN DECEMBER 1776WHAT IS NEW JERSEY?
53982012‑04‑20WORLD CURRENCIES1 OF THE 4 SMALL U.N. MEMBER NATIONS THAT USE THE EURO AS THEIR OFFICIAL CURRENCY EVEN THOUGH NOT IN THE EUROPEAN UNIONWHAT IS MONTENEGRO, ANDORRA, MONACO OR SAN MARINO?
53972012‑04‑19WHO WAS THE PRESIDENT WHEN...THE JETS BEAT THE HEAVILY FAVORED COLTS IN SUPER BOWL IIIWHO IS LYNDON BAINES JOHNSON?
53962012‑04‑181920s NOVELSTHIS TITLE GUY SAYS, "DO YOU BELIEVE IN MY INNOCENCE, IN THE FIENDISHNESS OF MY ACCUSERS? REASSURE ME WITH A HALLELUJAH!"WHO IS ELMER GANTRY?
53952012‑04‑17MUSEUMSFOR 2010 & 2011, IT'S GOTTEN MORE VISITORS THAN ANY OTHER SINGLE MUSEUM IN THE U.S.WHAT IS THE (NATIONAL) AIR & SPACE MUSEUM?
53942012‑04‑162011 MEMOIRSHE TITLED HIS 2011 MEMOIR "HAROLD: THE BOY WHO BECAME MARK TWAIN"WHO IS HAL HOLBROOK?
53932012‑04‑13WORD ORIGINSAN EXPLOITED PART OF A LAW, ORIGINALLY IT MEANT AN OPENING IN A CASTLE WALL USED TO LOOK AT OR SHOOT AT AN ENEMYWHAT IS A LOOPHOLE?
53922012‑04‑12SHAKESPEARE'S PLAYSTHE ONLY 2 PLAYS WHOSE TITLES REPEAT A WORD, EXCLUDING ARTICLES & PREPOSITIONS, ARE "MEASURE FOR MEASURE" & THISWHAT ARE "ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL"?
53912012‑04‑11ART STYLESPRINTMAKER RICHARD HAMILTON IS CREDITED WITH COINING THE NAME OF THIS STYLE, CALLING IT "DESIGNED FOR A MASS AUDIENCE"WHAT IS POP ART?
53902012‑04‑10AWARDS & PRIZESDESIGNED BY NORWEGIAN GUSTAV VIGELAND, IT DEPICTS 3 NAKED MEN WITH THEIR HANDS ON EACH OTHER'S SHOULDERSWHAT IS THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE (MEDAL)?
53892012‑04‑09THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAMEHIS WIDOW MARIA ELENA & ACTOR GARY BUSEY WERE ON HAND WHEN HIS STAR WAS DEDICATED OUTSIDE CAPITOL RECORDS IN 2011WHO IS BUDDY HOLLY?
53882012‑04‑06WORLD LEADERSNAMES OF THE PAIR SEEN HERE, WHO'VE BEEN SPENDING A LOT OF TIME TOGETHERWHO ARE NICOLAS SARKOZY & ANGELA MERKEL?
53872012‑04‑05POLITICAL TERMSTHE OED TRACES THESE 2 PARALLEL TERMS TO AN OCT. 30, 2000 "TODAY" SHOW DISCUSSION OF AN ELECTORAL MAPWHAT ARE BLUE STATE & RED STATE?
53862012‑04‑04CLASSIC CHILDREN'S BOOKSA. CAVATICUS, THE SCIENTIFIC NAME OF THE BARN SPIDER, INSPIRED THE MIDDLE INITIAL & LAST NAME OF A CHARACTER IN THIS BOOKWHAT IS "CHARLOTTE'S WEB"?
53852012‑04‑03SYMBOLIC SCULPTUREIN 2005 A SCULPTURE OF AN AFRICAN ELEPHANT WAS INSTALLED OUTSIDE THIS COUNTRY'S EMBASSY IN WASHINGTON, D.C.WHAT IS THE IVORY COAST?
53842012‑04‑02TRANSLATED MOVIE TITLESTHIS ROBERT DE NIRO FILM IS KNOWN IN ITALIAN AS "IL CACCIATORE"WHAT IS "THE DEER HUNTER"?
53832012‑03‑30U.S. VICE PRESIDENTSMORE VPs HAVE BEEN FROM THIS STATE THAN ANY OTHER, INCLUDING 2 20th CENTURY VPs WHO WERE ITS GOVERNORWHAT IS NEW YORK?
53822012‑03‑29SPACE EXPLORATIONON MARCH 17, 2011 A PROBE CALLED MESSENGER BECAME THE FIRST SPACECRAFT TO ORBIT THIS PLANETWHAT IS MERCURY?
53812012‑03‑28LATIN PHRASESTHOUGH OFTEN ASSOCIATED WITH MACHIAVELLI, THIS PHRASE, "EXITUS ACTA PROBAT", FIRST APPEARS IN A WORK BY OVIDWHAT IS THE END JUSTIFIES THE MEANS?
53802012‑03‑2720th CENTURY NOVELS"BOOKS LEAPT AND DANCED LIKE ROASTED BIRDS, THEIR WINGS ABLAZE WITH RED AND YELLOW FEATHERS" IS A LINE FROM THIS NOVELWHAT IS "FAHRENHEIT 451"?
53792012‑03‑26ISLANDSAT 22 SQUARE MILES, IT'S THE WORLD'S SMALLEST ISLAND WITH A POPULATION EXCEEDING 1 MILLION, A FIGURE IT REACHED BY 1880WHAT IS MANHATTAN?
53782012‑03‑23TOYS & GAMESIN 1953 THE MAKER OF THIS BOARD GAME WAS FLOODED WITH LETTERS WITH IDEAS FOR TIMING DEVICES, TURNTABLES & BAGS TO HOLD GAME PIECESWHAT IS SCRABBLE?
53772012‑03‑22STATE NICKNAMESITS NICKNAME IS SAID TO COME FROM A LINE IN AN 1899 SPEECH THAT FOLLOWED "FROTHY ELOQUENCE NEITHER CONVINCES NOR SATISFIES ME"WHAT IS MISSOURI?
53762012‑03‑21FAMOUS NAMESAT HIS DEATH IN JANUARY 2010, HE WAS CALLED "THE GARBO OF LETTERS, FAMOUS FOR NOT WANTING TO BE FAMOUS"WHO IS J.D. SALINGER?
53752012‑03‑20HISTORICAL FACTS & FIGURESTHIS SITE WAS ACTIVE FROM 1892 TO 1954; ITS BUSIEST DAY WAS APRIL 17, 1907 WHEN 11,747 WERE PROCESSEDWHAT IS ELLIS ISLAND?
53742012‑03‑19MOVIE DIRECTORSON VISITING RKO IN 1939, HE DESCRIBED THE STUDIO AS THE BIGGEST ELECTRIC TRAIN SET ANY BOY EVER HADWHO IS ORSON WELLES?
53732012‑03‑16'70s BLOCKBUSTERSA DIRECTION IN THIS FILM: "START WITH THE TONE...UP A FULL TONE. DOWN A MAJOR THIRD. NOW DROP AN OCTAVE. UP A PERFECT FIFTH"WHAT IS "CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND"?
53722012‑03‑15LITERATURETHIS 1928 NOVEL WAS PARTLY BASED ON THE AUTHOR'S WIFE FRIEDA & HER AFFAIR WITH ANGELO RAVAGLIWHAT IS "LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER"?
53712012‑03‑1420th CENTURY NAMESCHAPTERS IN HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY INCLUDE "OUTCASTE", "FIRST DAY IN PRETORIA" & "FASTING AS PENANCE"WHO IS (MOHANDAS K. OR MAHATMA) GANDHI?
53702012‑03‑13FICTIONAL WOMENAFTER DYING, SHE'S DESCRIBED AS HAVING "TOO MUCH OF WATER", & HER BROTHER SAYS, "THEREFORE I FORBID MY TEARS"WHO IS OPHELIA?
53692012‑03‑12PEOPLE OF EUROPETHESE PEOPLE WHO RULED LARGE PARTS OF SPAIN BEFORE CELTIC & ROMAN DOMINANCE LEFT THEIR NAME ON THE LANDWHO ARE THE IBERIANS?
53682012‑03‑09MUSICAL INSTRUMENTSAN ENTERTAINER BORN IN 1888 WHOSE ORIGINAL FIRST NAME WAS ADOLPH WAS ONE OF THE BEST- KNOWN PLAYERS OF THIS INSTRUMENTWHAT IS THE (PEDAL) HARP?
53672012‑03‑08TONY-WINNING MUSICALSTHESE 2 BACK-TO-BACK TONY WINNERS FOR BEST MUSICAL (1987 & 1988) WERE BOTH SET IN PARISWHAT ARE "LES MISERABLES" & "THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA"?
53662012‑03‑07CURRENT AMERICAN COMPANIESTHE NAME OF A KANSAS CITY-BASED CONSUMER PRODUCT COMPANY, IT'S ALSO A TERM GOLDSMITHS USE TO DENOTE QUALITYWHAT IS HALLMARK?
53652012‑03‑06AMERICAN WRITERSA FELLOW AUTHOR CALLED HIM "A VERY UNIQUE CAT --A FRENCH CANADIAN HINAYANA BUDDHIST BEAT CATHOLIC SAVANT"WHO IS JACK KEROUAC?
53642012‑03‑05CIVILIZATIONSSTARTING IN THE 300s B.C., HELLENISTIC CIVILIZATION WAS SPREAD FROM THIS LAND WHERE A NEW COUNTRY WAS DECLARED IN 1991WHAT IS MACEDONIA?
53632012‑03‑02BOOK VILLAINSTHE FIRST TIME WE MEET THIS MAN IN A 1981 NOVEL, HE'S IN HIS CELL HOLDING "LE GRAND DICTIONNAIRE DE CUISINE"WHO IS HANNIBAL LECTER?
53622012‑03‑01SCIENTISTSIN 1711 NEWTON LED THE ROYAL SOCIETY IN LONDON & HIS GREATEST RIVAL LED THE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES IN THIS CAPITAL CITYWHAT IS BERLIN?
53612012‑02‑29THE HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITYTHE CATHOLIC & EASTERN CHURCHES SEPARATED IN 1054, WHEN THE POPE & PATRIARCH DID THIS TO EACH OTHER; IT WAS UNDONE IN 1965WHAT IS EXCOMMUNICATED?
53602012‑02‑28THE 1960sON NOMINATING THIS MAN IN 1967, LBJ SAID "IT IS THE RIGHT THING TO DO, THE RIGHT TIME TO DO IT, THE RIGHT MAN & THE RIGHT PLACE"WHO IS THURGOOD MARSHALL?
53592012‑02‑27U.S. MEMORIALS"NO DAY SHALL ERASE YOU FROM THE MEMORY OF TIME", FROM VIRGIL'S "AENEID", IS INSCRIBED ON A WALL AT THIS MEMORIALWHAT IS THE 9/11 MEMORIAL?
53582012‑02‑24LITERARY BIOGRAPHIESQUOTING A FAMOUS LINE OF HIS, A 2011 BIOGRAPHY WAS TITLED "AND SO IT GOES" OF THIS MANWHO IS KURT VONNEGUT (JR.)?
53572012‑02‑23SINGERSON THE EVE OF EARTH DAY, 2011, HE BECAME THE FIRST PERFORMER INDUCTED INTO THE COLORADO MUSIC HALL OF FAMEWHO IS JOHN DENVER?
53562012‑02‑22THE NEW TESTAMENTIN CHAPTER 1 OF THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES, MATTHIAS IS CHOSEN TO REPLACE HIMWHO IS JUDAS (ISCARIOT)?
53552012‑02‑21ASIAN BORDERSIN 1893 THE BRITISH ESTABLISHED THE DURAND LINE, NOW THE BOUNDARY, MUCH IN THE NEWS SINCE 2001, BETWEEN THESE 2 COUNTRIESWHAT ARE AFGHANISTAN & PAKISTAN?
53542012‑02‑20FRENCH PAINTERSTHIS FRENCH PAINTER WROTE, "I AM GOOD FOR NOTHING EXCEPT PAINTING AND GARDENING"WHO IS CLAUDE MONET?
53532012‑02‑17LITERARY CHARACTERSTHE ONLY TITLE CHARACTER IN HER CREATOR'S 6 MAJOR NOVELS, SHE WAS PORTRAYED IN A 1996 FILM & A 2009 MINISERIESWHO IS EMMA (WOODHOUSE)?
53522012‑02‑16PEOPLE IN HISTORYTHE NAME OF THIS ASSASSIN IS LATIN FOR HEAVY, DULL, INSENSITIVE, OAFISHWHO IS BRUTUS?
53512012‑02‑15U.S. STATESTHIS THIRD-SMALLEST STATE IN AREA IS HOME TO THE USA's THIRD-OLDEST COLLEGEWHAT IS CONNECTICUT?
53502012‑02‑14COUNTRIES OF THE WORLDTHE 14 COUNTRIES THAT BORDER CHINA RUN ALPHABETICALLY FROM THIS TO VIETNAMWHAT IS AFGHANISTAN?
53492012‑02‑13ANNIVERSARIESIN 2011 ELIZABETH II MARKED THE 400th ANNIVERSARY OF THIS, ASSEMBLED BY 47 TRANSLATORS IN OXFORD, LONDON & CAMBRIDGEWHAT IS THE KING JAMES BIBLE?
53482012‑02‑10ANCIENT QUOTATIONSWHEN BYZANTINE EMPEROR JUSTINIAN COMPLETED HAGIA SOPHIA, HE DECLARED, THIS KING, "I HAVE SURPASSED THEE"WHO IS SOLOMON?
53472012‑02‑09CHARACTERS IN POETRYTHE NAME OF THIS TITLE HEROINE OF AN 1847 POEM IS FROM THE GREEK FOR "GOOD NEWS"WHO IS EVANGELINE?
53462012‑02‑08COMIC BOOKSAN INSPIRATION FOR THIS CHARACTER INTRODUCED IN 1929 WAS 15-YEAR-OLD PALLE HULD'S 1928 44-DAY VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLDWHO IS TINTIN?
53452012‑02‑07MEDICAL DISCOVERIESNICOLAS PAULESCU ISOLATED A SUBSTANCE HE CALLED PANCREIN, NOW KNOWN AS THISWHAT IS INSULIN?
53442012‑02‑06COLONIAL HISTORYA 1763 LETTER SAID THAT THESE 2 MEN WERE EQUIPPED WITH "INSTRUMENTS...TO LOOK AT THE POSTS IN THE LINE FOR TEN OR TWELVE MILES"WHO ARE (CHARLES) MASON & (JEREMIAH) DIXON?
53432012‑02‑03NATIONAL PARKSA BIOSPHERE RESERVE, THIS SOUTHERN NATIONAL PARK IS THE LARGEST IN THE LOWER 48 COMPLETELY WITHIN ONE STATEWHAT IS EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK?
53422012‑02‑0219th CENTURY AUTHORSONE OF THIS AUTHOR'S GREATEST SUCCESSES CAME AFTER REMARKING, "I WANT TO WRITE ABOUT A FELLOW WHO WAS TWO FELLOWS"WHO IS ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON?
53412012‑02‑01WORD ORIGINSFROM THE ARABIC FOR "STOREHOUSE", IN 1731 IT WAS FIRST USED TO REFER TO A MONTHLY STOREHOUSE OF INFORMATIONWHAT IS MAGAZINE?
53402012‑01‑311870s PEOPLEPRESERVED IN THE WEST POINT LIBRARY, HIS LAST MESSAGE READS, "BENTEEN. COME ON. BIG VILLAGE. BE QUICK. BRING PACKS"WHO IS GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER?
53392012‑01‑301960s TV CHARACTERSONE OF HER FIRST SPOKEN LINES IS TRANSLATED AS "YOU HAVE THE FACE OF A WISE AND FEARLESS CALIPH"WHO IS JEANNIE?
53382012‑01‑27WORD & PHRASE ORIGINSAFTER LIVING IN HONDURAS, O. HENRY COINED THIS TERM FOR A SMALL COUNTRY DEPENDENT ON A SINGLE EXPORTWHAT IS BANANA REPUBLIC?
53372012‑01‑26HEALTH MATTERSTHIS TERM FOR SUDDEN SEVERE HEAD PAIN THAT TYPICALLY LASTS ONLY A FEW MINUTES WAS TRADEMARKED BY 7-ELEVEN IN 1994WHAT IS BRAINFREEZE?
53362012‑01‑25INTERNATIONAL SPORTS STARSIN 2002 HIS NO. 10 JERSEY FROM THE 1970 WORLD CUP FINALS SOLD AT AUCTION FOR A RECORD $220,850WHO IS PELE?
53352012‑01‑24ISLANDSTHE CARABELLI & DURAZZO FAMILIES ARE CONSIDERED THE HATFIELDS & McCOYS OF THIS ISLANDWHAT IS CORSICA?
53342012‑01‑23AMERICAN HISTORYTHIS VOLUNTEER GROUP WAS BORN IN MAY 1898 NEAR THE BAR IN SAN ANTONIO'S MENGER HOTEL; IT EXISTED FOR JUST 133 DAYSWHO ARE THE ROUGH RIDERS?
53332012‑01‑20ENGLISH LITERATURETHIS TITLE CHARACTER OF AN 18th C. NOVEL WAS THE SON OF A MAN NAMED KREUTZNAER, BUT HIS NAME GETS ANGLICIZEDWHO IS ROBINSON CRUSOE?
53322012‑01‑19SPORTS & THE MOVIESWHEN ASKED FOR A HOME ADDRESS IN "THE BLUES BROS.", ELWOOD GIVES 1060 W. ADDISON ST., THE HOME OF THIS FACILITYWHAT IS WRIGLEY FIELD?
53312012‑01‑18FATHERS & SONSTHE ISLAND WHERE THIS MAN'S SON WASHED ASHORE WAS LATER NAMED IKARIAWHO IS DAEDALUS?
53302012‑01‑17U.S. POPULATIONBETWEEN 2000 & 2010 THESE 2 STATES THAT BORDER EACH OTHER LED THE NATION IN HIGHEST PERCENTAGE OF POPULATION INCREASE, 35% & 25%WHAT ARE NEVADA & ARIZONA?
53292012‑01‑16ENGLISH MONARCHSSINCE 1066, THE LONGEST CONSECUTIVE PERIOD WHEN THE MONARCH HAD THE SAME NAME WAS 116 YEARS WITH THIS GIVEN NAMEWHAT IS GEORGE?
53282012‑01‑13PRESIDENTIAL RUNNING MATESTHE TRADITIONAL INAUGURAL LUNCH FOR THIS PRESIDENT & V.P. FEATURED BOILED STUFFED LOBSTER & PRIME RIBS OF BEEF AU JUSWHO ARE JOHN F. KENNEDY & LYNDON B. JOHNSON?
53272012‑01‑12WOMEN AUTHORS1 OF THE 2 AMERICAN WOMEN AUTHORS NOMINATED FOR THE NOBEL PRIZE FOR LITERATURE IN 1938WHO IS PEARL S. BUCK OR MARGARET MITCHELL?
53262012‑01‑11FOOD ETYMOLOGYKEITH DOWNEY DEVELOPED RAPESEED INTO THIS COOKING PRODUCT, NOW A HUGE CASH CROP FOR FARMERS IN SASKATCHEWANWHAT IS CANOLA (OIL)?
53252012‑01‑10RULERS IN HISTORYBORN IN 1672 & NAMED FOR A SAINT, IN 1703 HE FOUNDED A CITY WHOSE NAME REPRESENTS BOTH OF THEMWHO IS PETER THE GREAT?
53242012‑01‑09RECENT FILMSAN EARLY SCENE IN THIS 2011 FILM IS SET IN TONSBERG, NORWAY IN THE YEAR 965 A.D.WHAT IS "THOR"?
53232012‑01‑06ANCIENT WEIGHTS & MEASURESTHE HEBREW WORD FOR THIS BIBLICAL UNIT OF MEASUREMENT IS AMMAH, APTLY MEANING "ELBOW" OR "FOREARM"WHAT IS CUBIT?
53222012‑01‑05CALIFORNIA HISTORYSURNAME OF THE EMPLOYER OF JAMES W. MARSHALL, WHO FOUND GOLD IN A STREAM NEAR THE SACRAMENTO RIVER IN 1848WHAT IS SUTTER?
53212012‑01‑041930s NOVELSAN AUDIO VERSION OF THIS ANTI-WAR NOVEL BY A ONCE BLACKLISTED AUTHOR HAS INTRODUCTIONS FROM CINDY SHEEHAN & RON KOVICWHAT IS "JOHNNY GOT HIS GUN"?
53202012‑01‑03ASTRONOMYIN JULY 2011 IT COMPLETED ITS FIRST ORBIT AROUND THE SUN SINCE ITS DISCOVERY IN 1846WHAT IS NEPTUNE?
53192012‑01‑02'70s OSCARSTHIS FILM WHOSE TITLE REFERS TO AN ESTABLISHMENT HOLDS THE RECORD FOR MOST WINS, 8, WITHOUT WINNING BEST PICTUREWHAT IS "CABARET"?
53182011‑12‑30ROCK ICONSWHILE HE'S HAD 12 TOP 10 HITS ON BILLBOARD, INCLUDING 7 FROM A 1984 ALBUM, HE'S NEVER HAD A NO. 1 SINGLEWHO IS BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN?
53172011‑12‑29CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN WRITERSCONCLUDING A 4-BOOK SERIES, HIS 2004 NOVEL "FOLLY AND GLORY" FEATURES KIT CARSON, WILLIAM CLARK & JIM BOWIEWHO IS LARRY McMURTRY?
53162011‑12‑28BUSINESS HISTORYCROSBY, SINATRA & HOPE STARRED IN THE OCTOBER 13, 1957 CBS-TV SPECIAL THAT LAUNCHED THIS SHORT-LIVED PRODUCTWHAT IS THE (FORD) EDSEL?
53152011‑12‑27PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATIONSHIS SECOND INAUGURATION MARKED THE FIRST TIME THAT WOMEN OFFICIALLY PARTICIPATED IN THE INAUGURAL PARADEWHO IS WOODROW WILSON?
53142011‑12‑26JOLLY OLD ENGLANDQUEEN ANNE LIKED THE MARQUESS OF NORMANBY, GAVE HIM PERMISSION TO BUILD A HUGE HOME IN LONDON & MADE HIM DUKE OF THISWHAT IS BUCKINGHAM?
53132011‑12‑23POLITICAL WORDS16th C. BRITISH FARMERS NOTCHING THEIR LIVESTOCK FOR IDENTIFICATION LED TO THIS TERM FOR AN ITEM SET ASIDE FOR A SPECIFIC PURPOSEWHAT IS AN EARMARK?
53122011‑12‑22ISLANDS1 OF THE 2 ISLANDS WITH A POPULATION EXCEEDING 100 MILLION; EACH ONE IS PART OF AN ASIAN COUNTRYWHAT IS JAVA OR HONSHU?
53112011‑12‑21THE NFLTHIS TEAM THAT JOINED THE NFL IN THE MID-1970s IS THE ONLY ONE WHOSE NAME STARTS WITH THE SAME 3 LETTERS AS ITS CITY'S NAMEWHAT ARE THE SEATTLE SEAHAWKS?
53102011‑12‑20POETSWHILE NORTH OF HIS HOMELAND HE WAS INSPIRED TO WRITE PERHAPS HIS GREATEST WORK, "ALTURAS DE MACCHU PICCHU"WHO IS PABLO NERUDA?
53092011‑12‑19FAMOUS BUILDINGSRECENT EVIDENCE SUGGESTS THAT, DESPITE ITS NAME, THIS 1599 BUILDING WAS A 20-SIDED ICOSAGONWHAT IS THE GLOBE THEATRE?
53082011‑12‑16WORD HISTORYA ROMAN LEGAL TERM FOR A DEBTOR SENTENCED TO SERVITUDE IS THE ORIGIN OF THIS TERM FOR A SLAVE TO A VICEWHAT IS AN ADDICT?
53072011‑12‑15AMERICAN AUTHORSHE WAS BORN IN NYC ON APRIL 3, 1783, TOWARD THE END OF THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR, & NAMED FOR ONE OF THE WAR'S HEROESWHO IS WASHINGTON IRVING?
53062011‑12‑14POPULAR BABY NAMESCHARACTER NAMES IN A BOOK & MOVIE SERIES, THE TOP NAMES FOR 2009 & 2010 WERE ISABELLA FOR GIRLS & THIS BIBLICAL ONE FOR BOYSWHAT IS JACOB?
53052011‑12‑1320th CENTURY LITERATUREA 50th ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF THIS FICTIONALIZED BIOGRAPHY FEATURED THE PAINTING SEEN HERE ON ITS COVERWHAT IS "LUST FOR LIFE"?
53042011‑12‑12THE BILLBOARD TOP 40PREVIOUSLY DONE BY THE TRAPP FAMILY, THIS SONG ABOUT AN INSTRUMENTALIST WAS A TOP 40 HIT EVERY DECEMBER FROM 1958 TO 1962WHAT IS "THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOY"?
53032011‑12‑09"FIRST" PHRASESTHE EARLIEST KNOWN USE OF THIS TERM WAS IN AN INDIANAPOLIS STAR OPINION PIECE OF SEPT. 20, 1914WHAT IS FIRST WORLD WAR?
53022011‑12‑08DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE SIGNERSTHE ONLY ROMAN CATHOLIC SIGNER REPRESENTED THIS STATEWHAT IS MARYLAND?
53012011‑12‑07SPORTING EVENTSTHE CUP PRESENTED SINCE 1887 TO THE MAN WHO WINS THIS IS INSCRIBED "SINGLE HANDED CHAMPION OF THE WORLD"WHAT IS WIMBLEDON?
53002011‑12‑06U.S. STRUCTURESON DEC. 6, 1884 THIS WAS CAPPED WITH A 100-OZ., 9-INCH-HIGH PYRAMID-SHAPED BLOCK OF ALUMINUM, A METAL THAT WAS RARE AT THE TIMEWHAT IS THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT?
52992011‑12‑05PLAYWRIGHTSFOR A 1953 PLAY, HE SPENT TIME IN SALEM DOING RESEARCH AT THE COURTHOUSE & AT THE WITCH HOUSEWHO IS ARTHUR MILLER?
52982011‑12‑02WORD ORIGINSTHIS WORD FOR A FRIEND COMES FROM THE LATIN FOR "WITH WHOM YOU WOULD EAT BREAD"WHAT IS A COMPANION?
52972011‑12‑01HIT SONGSINSPIRED BY A MEHER BABA SAYING, THIS 1980s GRAMMY WINNER WAS THE FIRST A CAPPELLA RECORDING TO TOP THE BILLBOARD 100WHAT IS "DON'T WORRY, BE HAPPY"?
52962011‑11‑30ORGANIZATIONSON NOV. 17, 1871 UNION VETS DISMAYED BY SOLDIERS' LACK OF PROFICIENCY IN ONE SKILL FORMED THIS ORGANIZATIONWHAT IS THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION (OF AMERICA)?
52952011‑11‑29TOYSINVENTED IN 1943, THIS TOY WAS FLUNG OVER TREE BRANCHES BY SOLDIERS IN VIETNAM & USED AS A MAKESHIFT RADIO ANTENNAWHAT IS A SLINKY?
52942011‑11‑2816th CENTURY NAMESIN 2010, 467 YEARS AFTER HIS DEATH, THIS MAN AT ODDS WITH THE CHURCH WAS REBURIED WITH HONORS AT A POLISH CATHEDRALWHO IS NICOLAUS COPERNICUS?
52932011‑11‑25MODERN AMERICAN NOVELSTHE TITLE OF THIS 1981 PULITZER PRIZE WINNER COMES FROM A JONATHAN SWIFT LINE ABOUT HOW LESSER MINDS UNITE TO OPPOSE GENIUSWHAT IS "A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES"?
52922011‑11‑24PSYCHOLOGY TERMSTHIS 2-WORD TERM HAS ITS ORIGINS IN A HOSTAGE-TAKING THAT FOLLOWED THE BOTCHED 1973 NORRMALMSTORG BANK ROBBERYWHAT IS STOCKHOLM SYNDROME?
52912011‑11‑23AMERICAN WOMENGERALDINE DOYLE, WHO IN 1942 TOOK A JOB AT A MICHIGAN METAL FACTORY, HELPED INSPIRE THE LOOK & JOB OF THIS ICONIC CHARACTERWHO IS ROSIE THE RIVETER?
52902011‑11‑22U.S. MONEY MATHADDING UP THE DENOMINATIONS OF CIRCULATING BILLS WITH U.S. PRESIDENTS ON THE FRONT GIVES YOU THIS TOTALWHAT IS $78?
52892011‑11‑21MOVIE CHARACTERS900 YEARS OLD WHEN HE DIED, HE SPOKE IN OSV SYNTAX, OBJECT-SUBJECT- VERBWHO IS YODA?
52882011‑11‑18ACTOR-DIRECTORSIT'S RARE TO GET OSCAR NOMINATIONS FOR BEST DIRECTOR & BEST ACTOR FOR THE SAME FILM; HE IS 1 OF 2 WHO DID IT TWICEWHO IS WARREN BEATTY OR CLINT EASTWOOD?
52872011‑11‑17HISTORIC DOCUMENTSIT'S THE SHORTER, BETTER-KNOWN NAME OF THE DOCUMENT "UNITED STATES- VIETNAM RELATIONS, 1945-1967"WHAT IS THE PENTAGON PAPERS?
52862011‑11‑16INTERNATIONAL BUSINESSSTILL IN EXISTENCE, IT BEGAN IN 1688 IN A BRITISH COFFEE SHOP POPULAR WITH MARITIME FOLK; IT SOON GOT INVOLVED IN THEIR BUSINESSWHAT IS LLOYD'S (OF LONDON)?
52852011‑11‑1519th CENTURY POETRYHE WROTE, "HE LOOKED UPON THE GARISH DAY WITH SUCH A WISTFUL EYE; THE MAN HAD KILLED THE THING HE LOVED, & SO HE HAD TO DIE"WHO IS OSCAR WILDE?
52842011‑11‑14THE PRESIDENTIAL CABINET7 WOMEN HAVE BEEN THE SECRETARY OF THIS, THE MOST FOR ANY DEPARTMENT IN THE PRESIDENT'S CABINETWHAT IS LABOR?
52832011‑11‑11BUSINESSA 2005 SALE OF 14,159,265 SHARES PROMPTED THE HEADLINE "GOOGLE OFFERS SHARES, SEEKS GLOBAL PIECE OF" THISWHAT IS PI?
52822011‑11‑10HOLLYWOOD HISTORYTHEY WERE THE FIRST 2 SISTERS EVER NOMINATED FOR THE SAME ACTING OSCAR IN THE SAME YEARWHO ARE JOAN FONTAINE & OLIVIA DE HAVILLAND?
52812011‑11‑09FRENCH HISTORYSHE SAID, "I TOLD MY PLANS TO NO ONE. I WAS NOT KILLING A MAN, BUT A WILD BEAST THAT WAS DEVOURING THE FRENCH PEOPLE"WHO IS CHARLOTTE CORDAY?
52802011‑11‑0818th CENTURY AUTHORSIN A POEM HE NAMED HIMSELF CADENUS, AN ANAGRAM OF DECANUS, OR "DEAN"WHO IS JONATHAN SWIFT?
52792011‑11‑07FROM THE GREEKTHE WORD FOR A SONG ELEMENT YOU WON'T FIND IN INSTRUMENTALS COMES FROM THE NAME OF THIS INSTRUMENTWHAT IS THE LYRE?
52782011‑11‑04NOTABLE GROUPSHARPO MARX WAS AMONG THIS GROUP WHEN IT MET IN NYC's ROSE ROOM FOR ITS FINAL TIME, IN 1943, & FOUND THERE WAS NOTHING LEFT TO SAYWHAT IS (ALGONQUIN) ROUND TABLE?
52772011‑11‑03COUNTRIES' HIGHEST PEAKSTHESE 2 NATIONS, ONE AN ISLAND, HAVE HIGHEST PEAKS WITH THE SAME NAME; THEY ALSO SHARE A COMMON EUROPEAN CULTUREWHAT ARE GREECE & CYPRUS?
52762011‑11‑02WORLD CITIESA MEMBER OF THE HANSEATIC LEAGUE, THIS CITY WITH A 4-LETTER NAME WAS ONCE KNOWN AS THE "PARIS OF THE BALTIC"WHAT IS RIGA?
52752011‑11‑01CHILDREN'S LITTHIS CLASSIC BOOK BEGINS, "THE PRETTY LITTLE SWISS TOWN OF MAYENFELD LIES AT THE FOOT OF A MOUNTAIN RANGE"WHAT IS "HEIDI"?
52742011‑10‑3119th CENTURY QUOTATIONS"IN THIS SENSE, THE THEORY OF" THIS GROUP "MAY BE SUMMED UP IN THE SINGLE SENTENCE: ABOLITION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY"WHAT ARE THE COMMUNISTS?
52732011‑10‑28INVENTORSIN 1823 THIS SCOT OBTAINED A PATENT FOR A PROCESS THAT MADE SILK, PAPER & "OTHER SUBSTANCES IMPERVIOUS TO WATER AND AIR"WHO IS CHARLES MACINTOSH?
52722011‑10‑27MOVIESTHE VILLAIN'S VISAGE IN THIS MOVIE SERIES WAS PARTLY CHOSEN DUE TO ITS LIKENESS TO AN 1893 WORK BY A NORWEGIAN ARTISTWHAT IS "SCREAM"?
52712011‑10‑26DEATH OF AN AUTHORIN 1940 AT AGE 44 HE DIED OF A HEART ATTACK AT HIS HOLLYWOOD HOME WHILE READING HIS PRINCETON ALUMNI WEEKLYWHO IS F. SCOTT FITZGERALD?
52702011‑10‑25CLASSIC GAMESMONOPOLY CREATOR CHARLES DARROW'S SOLE QUOTE IN "THE YALE BOOK OF QUOTATIONS" INCLUDES THIS 3-DIGIT NUMBERWHAT IS 200 (DOLLARS)?
52692011‑10‑24U.S. CITIESOF THE TOP 10 CITIES IN POPULATION WITHIN CITY LIMITS, THIS ONE OF 1.4 MILLION IS THE ONLY STATE CAPITALWHAT IS PHOENIX?
52682011‑10‑21CHILDREN'S LITERATUREIN THE ORIGINAL 1883 WORK, THIS TITLE CHARACTER KILLS A TALKING CRICKET, HAS HIS FEET BURNED OFF & NEARLY STARVESWHO IS PINOCCHIO?
52672011‑10‑20TOP OF THE POP CHARTSIN 1978 HE REPLACED HIS BROTHERS AT NO. 1, WHO THEN REPLACED HIM; ONE OF THE BROTHERS WAS A WRITER ON ALL 3 SONGSWHO IS ANDY GIBB?
52662011‑10‑19THE 20th CENTURYIN THE 1940s FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT COINED THIS TERM IN REFERENCE TO ALL THE COUNTRIES ALLIED AGAINST THE AXIS POWERSWHAT IS THE UNITED NATIONS?
52652011‑10‑18FOREIGN-BORN INVENTORSHIS 1922 NEW YORK TIMES OBITUARY MENTIONS THAT HIS PATENT NO. 174,465 "HAS BEEN CALLED THE MOST VALUABLE PATENT EVER ISSUED"WHO IS ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL?
52642011‑10‑172011 EVENTSTO MARK AN HISTORIC VISIT, ON MAY 17 AN IRISH ARMY BAND PLAYED THIS SONG FOLLOWED BY IRELAND'S ANTHEM WHAT IS "GOD SAVE THE QUEEN"?
52632011‑10‑14THE WESTERN HEMISPHERETHIS NATION LOST ITS DIRECT ACCESS TO THE PACIFIC AROUND 1880 BUT RETAINS A NAVY THAT NOW PATROLS ITS RIVERS & A LARGE LAKEWHAT IS BOLIVIA?
52622011‑10‑13THE OSCARSTHIS PERFORMER IS THE ONLY PERSON TO WIN OSCARS FOR ACTING & ALSO SONGWRITINGWHO IS BARBRA STREISAND?
52612011‑10‑12ART & STATE CAPITALSTHE GEORGIA O'KEEFFE MUSEUM, HOME TO THE LARGEST PERMANENT COLLECTION OF HER WORKS, IS IN THIS STATE CAPITALWHAT IS SANTA FE?
52602011‑10‑1119th CENTURY LITERATURE"'HOW ARE YOU GETTING ON?' SAID" THIS ANIMAL CHARACTER, "AS SOON AS THERE WAS MOUTH ENOUGH FOR IT TO SPEAK WITH"WHAT IS THE CHESHIRE CAT?
52592011‑10‑10THE REVOLUTIONARY WARHE WAS EXECUTED IN 1780 & BURIED IN TAPPAN, NEW YORK; HIS REMAINS WERE MOVED TO WESTMINSTER ABBEY IN 1821WHO IS (MAJOR) JOHN ANDRE?
52582011‑10‑07ROYALTYTHE SON OF AN OSCAR WINNER, THIS PRINCE IS ALSO A 5-TIME OLYMPIANWHO IS (PRINCE) ALBERT (II OF MONACO)?
52572011‑10‑06OSCAR NOMINATIONSTHE ONLY TIME 3 ACTORS FROM THE SAME MOVIE WERE NOMINATED FOR BEST ACTOR WAS FOR THIS HIGH SEAS FILMWHAT IS "MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY"?
52562011‑10‑05LITERARY TITLE CHARACTERSHE GAVE HIS HORSE A NAME THAT PARTLY MEANS "NAG" IN SPANISH; THE NAME HE GAVE HIMSELF REFERS TO A PIECE OF ARMORWHO IS DON QUIXOTE (OF LA MANCHA)?
52552011‑10‑04EUROPEAN TRAVEL & TOURISMVISITED BY 15 MILLION PEOPLE A YEAR, THIS SPOT IN BRITAIN HONORS AN 1805 BATTLE FOUGHT ELSEWHEREWHAT IS TRAFALGAR SQUARE?
52542011‑10‑03REMEMBERING U.S. HISTORYISSUED IN 2011, A STAMP COMMEMORATING THE 150th ANNIVERSARY OF A MAJOR EVENT IN U.S. HISTORY DEPICTS THIS STRONGHOLDWHAT IS FORT SUMTER?
52532011‑09‑30THE OLYMPICSASIDE FROM RACQUET SPORTS, ONE OF THE 2 SUMMER OLYMPIC SPORTS IN WHICH MEN MAY CURRENTLY COMPETE AGAINST WOMENWHAT IS EQUESTRIAN OR SAILING?
52522011‑09‑29THE 20th CENTURYIN FEB. 1967 THIS ASIAN LEADER SAID HIS PEOPLE WOULD "NEVER AGREE TO NEGOTIATE UNDER THE THREAT OF BOMBING"WHO IS HO CHI MINH?
52512011‑09‑28THE CHANGING U.S.A.ACCORDING TO THE CENSUS, THIS POINT HAS PROGRESSED WESTWARD SINCE THE U.S. WAS FOUNDED, & HAS MOVED SW SINCE THE 1960sWHAT IS THE (MEAN) CENTER OF POPULATION?
52502011‑09‑27ENGLISH WRITERSENGLISH POET THOMAS HOCCLEVE, A CONTEMPORARY OF THIS MAN, CALLED HIM THE "FIRSTE FYNDERE OF OUR FAIR LANGAGE"WHO IS GEOFFREY CHAUCER?
52492011‑09‑26FAMILIAR PHRASE ORIGINSIN MEDIEVAL TIMES, AN ACT OF BRAVERY GOT YOU DUBBED A KNIGHT & WON YOU A PAIR OF GOLDEN THESEWHAT ARE SPURS?
52482011‑09‑23AMERICAN BUSINESSIN THE 1880s HE DEVELOPED CRYSTAL A CARAMELS; A PRODUCT UNDER HIS OWN NAME CAME OUT IN 1900WHO IS MILTON HERSHEY?
52472011‑09‑22PHILOSOPHYNIETZSCHE WROTE, "ONCE YOU SAID 'GOD' WHEN YOU GAZED UPON DISTANT SEAS; BUT NOW I HAVE TAUGHT YOU TO SAY" THIS WORDWHAT IS SUPERMAN?
52462011‑09‑21OSCAR WINNERSTHE MOST RECENT FATHER & DAUGHTER TO WIN ACTING OSCARS: HE WON FOR PLAYING A VETERAN, SHE FOR PLAYING A MENTAL PATIENTWHO ARE JON VOIGHT & ANGELINA JOLIE?
52452011‑09‑20NAME'S THE SAMENAME SHARED BY A POPULAR WORLD SPORT & A MEMBER OF THE GRYLLIDAE FAMILYWHAT IS CRICKET?
52442011‑09‑19AMERICAN WRITERSIN THE 1840s HE WROTE, "I ASK FOR, NOT AT ONCE NO GOVERNMENT, BUT AT ONCE A BETTER GOVERNMENT"WHO IS HENRY DAVID THOREAU?
52432011‑07‑29LOS ANGELES LANDMARKSA JAMES DEAN MEMORIAL CAN BE FOUND ADJACENT TO THIS STRUCTURE, LOCATED AT ONE OF THE HIGH SPOTS IN LOS ANGELESWHAT IS GRIFFITH OBSERVATORY?
52422011‑07‑28WORLD HISTORYSURUS WAS THE LAST KNOWN ONE OF THESE TO SURVIVE A MOUNTAIN CROSSING IN THE 3rd CENTURY B.C.WHAT IS AN (ASIAN) ELEPHANT?
52412011‑07‑27ROYALTYON THE RUN FOLLOWING THE SIEGE OF OXFORD, HE SURRENDERED MAY 5, 1646 NEAR NEWARK ON TRENTWHO IS CHARLES I?
52402011‑07‑26THE NEW TESTAMENTTHIS MIRACLE THAT HAPPENS IN ALL 4 GOSPELS, INCLUDING MARK 6 & LUKE 9, HAS ELEMENTS THAT SYMBOLICALLY REPRESENT JESUSWHAT IS THE LOAVES & FISHES?
52392011‑07‑25BOOKS ABOUT BOOKSTHE 2003 BESTSELLER "THE MEANING OF EVERYTHING" IS SUBTITLED "THE STORY OF" THIS REFERENCE CLASSICWHAT IS THE OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY?
52382011‑07‑22FAMOUS AMERICANSIN 1909 HE SENT THE MESSAGE "STARS AND STRIPES NAILED TO THE POLE"WHO IS (ADMIRAL) ROBERT PEARY?
52372011‑07‑2120th CENTURY LEADERSTIME MAGAZINE FIRST MENTIONED HIM IN 1939, WHEN HIS FATHER SENT HIM ON A DIPLOMATIC ERRAND FROM LONDON TO GLASGOWWHO IS JOHN F. KENNEDY?
52362011‑07‑20SPORTS MOVIESTHEIR TEAM COLORS WERE YELLOW & WHITE & THEY WERE ORIGINALLY SPONSORED BY CHICO'S BAIL BONDSWHO ARE THE (BAD NEWS) BEARS?
52352011‑07‑1919th CENTURY NOVELSTHIS NOVEL'S FIRST EPILOGUE SAYS, "THE ACTIVITY OF ALEXANDER OR OF NAPOLEON CANNOT BE CALLED USEFUL OR HARMFUL"WHAT IS "WAR AND PEACE"?
52342011‑07‑18WORLD GEOGRAPHYOF THE 4 LARGEST ASIAN COUNTRIES IN AREA, IT'S THE ONLY ONE THAT BORDERS THE OTHER 3WHAT IS CHINA?
52332011‑07‑15TRADEMARKSIN 1987 A MAKER OF FIBERGLASS INSULATION BECAME THE FIRST COMPANY TO TRADEMARK A COLOR--THIS COLORWHAT IS PINK?
52322011‑07‑14PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARIESOPENED IN 1971, HIS PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY IS THE FARTHEST SOUTHWHO IS LYNDON JOHNSON?
52312011‑07‑13NAME THE POET"THE SPIRIT WHO BIDETH BY HIMSELF/ IN THE LAND OF MIST AND SNOW/HE LOVED THE BIRD THAT LOVED THE MAN/WHO SHOT HIM WITH HIS BOW"WHO IS SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE?
52302011‑07‑12COMIC BOOK HISTORYON THE COVER OF THE 1941 FIRST ISSUE OF THIS COMIC BOOK, THE TITLE HERO PUNCHES HITLER IN THE JAWWHAT IS "CAPTAIN AMERICA"?
52292011‑07‑1118th CENTURY QUOTATIONS2 YEARS BEFORE HIS 1794 EXECUTION, HE SAID, "I AM NO COURTIER, NOR MODERATOR...NOR DEFENDER OF THE PEOPLE: I AM MYSELF THE PEOPLE"WHO IS MAXIMILIEN ROBESPIERRE?
52282011‑07‑08THE OLYMPICSIF HE HAD BEEN HIS OWN COUNTRY, AT THE 2008 SUMMER OLYMPICS HE WOULD HAVE TIED FOR NINTH IN GOLD MEDALSWHO IS MICHAEL PHELPS?
52272011‑07‑0720th CENTURY HISTORYON SEPT. 2, 1945 NEW ZEALAND AIR MARSHAL LEONARD ISITT PUT THE FINAL SIGNATURE ON THE DOCUMENT THAT ENDED THISWHAT IS WORLD WAR II?
52262011‑07‑06U.S. STATE NAMESOF THE 4 STATES THAT BEGIN & END WITH THE SAME VOWEL, THE ONE THAT DOESN'T BEGIN & END WITH THE SAME LETTER AS THE OTHER 3 STATESWHAT IS OHIO?
52252011‑07‑05HISTORIC AMERICANSAN EDUCATION CENTER AT HIS HISTORIC HOME INCLUDES GALLERIES CALLED "FIRST IN WAR" & "A LEADER'S SMILE"WHO IS GEORGE WASHINGTON?
52242011‑07‑04ADVERTISING ICONSINTRODUCED IN 1963, THIS INTERNATIONALLY KNOWN CHARACTER WEARS A SIZE 29EEE SHOEWHO IS RONALD McDONALD?
52232011‑07‑01BRITISH AUTHORSSHE DESCRIBED HER WORK AS "HUMAN NATURE IN THE MIDLAND COUNTIES" & INVOLVING "THREE OR FOUR FAMILIES IN A COUNTRY VILLAGE"WHO IS JANE AUSTEN?
52222011‑06‑30COINS OF THE WORLD50 CENT PIECES ISSUED IN 2003 BY THIS COUNTRY DEPICT FRODO, GANDALF, GOLLUM, SAURON & ARAGORNWHAT IS NEW ZEALAND?
52212011‑06‑29POETIC SUBJECTSIT WAS SAVED FROM DESTRUCTION BY A POEM SUBMITTED TO THE BOSTON DAILY ADVERTISER IN SEPTEMBER 1830WHAT IS THE USS CONSTITUTION?
52202011‑06‑28FAMOUS NAMESTHE LAST TIME THE U. OF MICHIGAN RETIRED A FOOTBALL NUMBER WAS IN 1994, IN HONOR OF THIS CENTER WHO GRADUATED IN 1935WHO IS GERALD R. FORD (JR.)?
52192011‑06‑27GAMESIN 2007 ROBSTOWN, NEAR CORPUS CHRISTI, WAS RECOGNIZED AS THE BIRTHPLACE OF THIS GAME, NOW PLAYED ONLINE TOOWHAT IS TEXAS HOLD'EM?
52182011‑06‑24WORLD CAPITALSBUILT ABOUT 50 YEARS AGO, IT'S THE ONLY WORLD CAPITAL TO START WITH THE LETTER "I"WHAT IS ISLAMABAD?
52172011‑06‑23LITERARY SEQUELSTHE MIRROR MOTIF IN THIS 1871 SEQUEL INCLUDES 2 CHARACTERS WHO ARE ENANTIOMORPHS, OR MIRROR-IMAGE TWINSWHAT IS "THROUGH THE LOOKING-GLASS"?
52162011‑06‑22LITERARY CHARACTERSHIS "REMARKS ABOUT THE CONFEDERACY ...MADE ATLANTA LOOK AT HIM FIRST IN BEWILDERMENT, THEN COOLLY AND THEN WITH HOT RAGE"WHO IS RHETT BUTLER?
52152011‑06‑21DOGSTHIS ALLITERATIVE DOG BREED BEARS THE FORMER NAME OF AN AFRICAN COUNTRYWHAT IS THE RHODESIAN RIDGEBACK?
52142011‑06‑20MOVIE CHARACTER NAMESTHIS LAST NAME OF THE SPEECH THERAPIST IN THE 2010 OSCAR WINNER FOR BEST PICTURE IS ALSO A SUFFIX MEANING "SPEECH"WHAT IS LOGUE?
52132011‑06‑17MEDICAL HISTORYIN DECEMBER 1967 LOUIS WASHKANSKY, A PATIENT IN THIS COUNTRY, CLAIMED, "I AM A NEW FRANKENSTEIN"WHAT IS SOUTH AFRICA?
52122011‑06‑1620th CENTURY NOVELSPENNED BY A BRITISH AUTHOR, IT BECAME A NO. 1 BESTSELLER IN THE U.S. IN 1959, 31 YEARS AFTER IT WAS INITIALLY BANNEDWHAT IS "LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER"?
52112011‑06‑15CRUSADING WOMENA JUDGE'S DIRECTED VERDICT OF GUILTY FOR HER ACTION IN ROCHESTER IN 1872 WAS WRITTEN BEFORE HER TRIAL BEGANWHO IS SUSAN B. ANTHONY?
52102011‑06‑14FLAGS OF THE WORLD"L'UNIFOLIE" IS ONE OF THE NAMES POPULARLY GIVEN TO THE NEW FLAG UNVEILED IN 1965 BY THIS COUNTRYWHAT IS CANADA?
52092011‑06‑13SHOW BUSINESS FAMILIESTHE CAR CO. THAT SPONSORED THE RADIO SHOW FOR WHICH HIS FATHER WORKED INSPIRED THE MIDDLE NAME OF THIS FILMMAKERWHO IS FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA?
52082011‑06‑10FRANCEWITH ABOUT 340,000 PEOPLE TODAY, IT'S THE MOST POPULOUS FRENCH CITY THAT CAME UNDER ITALIAN OCCUPATION IN WORLD WAR IIWHAT IS NICE?
52072011‑06‑09THE PRESIDENCYFROM 1792 TO 1886 THIS PERSON, NOT THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE, FOLLOWED THE VICE PRESIDENT IN THE LINE OF SUCCESSIONWHO IS THE PRESIDENT PRO TEM(PORE OF THE SENATE)?
52062011‑06‑08THE MOVIESLT. COL. A.P. CLARK PLAYED A KEY ROLE IN THE ELABORATE BREAKOUT FROM STALAG LUFT III THAT INSPIRED THIS 1963 MOVIEWHAT IS "THE GREAT ESCAPE"?
52052011‑06‑07BESTSELLERSIN THE BEGINNING THIS 2005 NOVEL WAS SIMPLY TITLED "FORKS"WHAT IS "TWILIGHT"?
52042011‑06‑06COLORFUL TITLESAT ITS PREMIERE IN NYC IN 1924 THIS COMPOSITION WAS PART OF A CONCERT BILLED AS "AN EXPERIMENT IN MODERN MUSIC"WHAT IS "RHAPSODY IN BLUE"?
52032011‑06‑03WORLD HISTORYTRADITIONALLY SAID TO BE FOUNDED IN 421, THIS CITY WAS LATER BUILT UP ON ISLANDS IN A LAGOON BY REFUGEES FROM INVADING LOMBARDSWHAT IS VENICE?
52022011‑06‑02THE TONY AWARDSTHERE HAS NEVER BEEN A TONY AWARD WINNER FOR BEST MUSICAL SET ON EITHER OF THESE 2 CONTINENTSWHAT ARE ANTARCTICA & AUSTRALIA?
52012011‑06‑01THE RAILROADSTHE RAILROAD FOUNDED IN 1859 BY A KANSAS STATE CHARTER REACHED THIS STATE CAPITAL ON FEB. 16, 1880WHAT IS SANTA FE?
52002011‑05‑31ANCIENT WRITINGSIN 170 A.D. MELITO OF SARDIS COMPILED A LIST OF RELIGIOUS WORKS TO BE INCLUDED IN THIS, A 2-WORD TERM HE COINEDWHAT IS THE OLD TESTAMENT?
51992011‑05‑30SCIENCE TERMSTHIS TERM FOR THE LOWEST LEVEL OF THE OCEAN THAT THE SUN'S RAYS CAN REACH SHARES ITS NAME WITH A CLASSIC 1960s TV SHOWWHAT IS THE TWILIGHT ZONE?
51982011‑05‑27U.S. CITIESALPHABETICALLY FIRST AMONG THE 150 MOST POPULOUS U.S. CITIES, IT HAS BECOME THE "POLYMER CAPITAL OF THE WORLD"WHAT IS AKRON (OHIO)?
51972011‑05‑2619th CENTURY MUSICLYRICS TO AN 1868 TUNE BY THIS MAN BEGAN, "GUTEN ABEND, GUT NACHT, MIT ROSEN BEDACHT" WHO IS JOHANNES BRAHMS?
51962011‑05‑25FEMALE SINGERSSHE'S TIED WITH MARIAH CAREY FOR MOST NO. 1 HITS BY A FEMALE WITH 18: 12 AS A MEMBER OF A GROUP & 6 AS A SOLO ACTWHO IS DIANA ROSS?
51952011‑05‑24THE 16th CENTURYHELD IN 1579, THE FIRST CHRISTIAN SERVICE IN CALIF. WAS PERFORMED BY THE CHAPLAIN TRAVELING WITH THIS ENGLISH CAPTAINWHO IS SIR FRANCIS DRAKE?
51942011‑05‑23MEDICINEIN 1964 A DEAN AT TUFTS' MEDICAL SCHOOL WROTE A MODERN VERSION OF THIS, USED AT MANY MEDICAL SCHOOL GRADUATIONSWHAT IS THE HIPPOCRATIC OATH?
51932011‑05‑20CANALSWHEN SWEDEN'S GOTA CANAL WAS COMPLETED IN THE 1820s, THESE 2 SEAS BECAME DIRECTLY LINKEDWHAT ARE THE NORTH SEA & THE BALTIC SEA?
51922011‑05‑19LONG-RUNNING FILMSPLAYING IN THEATERS SINCE 1975, THIS FILM HAS HAD THE LONGEST CONTINUOUS THEATRICAL RUN IN MOVIE HISTORYWHAT IS "THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW"?
51912011‑05‑18CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTSTHE LONGEST PERIOD IN AMERICAN HISTORY WITH NO CHANGES TO THE CONSTITUTION WAS FROM 1804 TO THIS YEARWHAT IS 1865?
51902011‑05‑17FICTIONAL CHARACTERSTHE FIRST WORDS HE EVER SPOKE TO HIS ASSISTANT WERE "HOW ARE YOU?... YOU HAVE BEEN IN AFGHANISTAN, I PERCEIVE" WHO IS SHERLOCK HOLMES?
51892011‑05‑16COLLEGEFROM THE LATIN FOR "FREE", THIS 2-WORD TERM FOR A TYPE OF COLLEGE REFERS TO THE OLD BELIEF OF WHAT A FREE MAN SHOULD BE TAUGHTWHAT IS LIBERAL ARTS?
51882011‑05‑13MONARCHSIN MARCH 2011 HE GAVE HIS FIRST TELEVISED SPEECH IN 22 YEARS ON THE THRONE, SAYING HE HOPED THINGS WOULD GET BETTERWHO IS (TSUGU) AKIHITO?
51872011‑05‑12AFI LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARDSTHEY'RE THE ONLY FATHER & SON TO RECEIVE THE AFI's LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD-- DAD IN 1991, SON IN 2009WHO ARE KIRK & MICHAEL DOUGLAS?
51862011‑05‑1120th CENTURY NOVELS"A GIRL FROM A DIFFERENT WORLD" & "TRAIN TO THE URALS" ARE CHAPTERS IN THIS 1957 WORKWHAT IS "DOCTOR ZHIVAGO"?
51852011‑05‑10THE NATIONAL STATUARY HALL COLLECTIONIN 2009 ALABAMA REPLACED A STATUE IN THE COLLECTION WITH ONE OF HER AT AGE 7, THE FIRST CHILD HONOREDWHO IS HELEN KELLER?
51842011‑05‑09THE TITANICWHEN THE RMS TITANIC SANK IN 1912, ITS CARGO INCLUDED MORE THAN 7 MILLION PIECES OF THIS, IN SOME 3,400 SACKSWHAT IS MAIL?
51832011‑05‑06U.S. LANDMARKSIT CONTAINS OVER 5,000 TONS OF STEEL, RISES 630 FEET IN THE AIR & IS IN THE SHAPE OF AN INVERTED CATENARY CURVEWHAT IS THE GATEWAY ARCH?
51822011‑05‑05WORLD LEADERSSHORTLY AFTER HE RECEIVED THE 1990 NOBEL PEACE PRIZE, HIS COUNTRY CEASED TO EXISTWHO IS MIKHAIL GORBACHEV?
51812011‑05‑04FAMOUS SPEECHESJUST 10 SENTENCES, THIS SPEECH IS WRONG ON ONE POINT: IT IS LONG REMEMBEREDWHAT IS THE GETTYSBURG ADDRESS?
51802011‑05‑03AMERICAN POETS"BEARING THE BANDAGES, WATER & SPONGE, STRAIGHT & SWIFT TO MY WOUNDED I GO", HE WROTE IN "THE WOUND-DRESSER"WHO IS WALT WHITMAN?
51792011‑05‑02CANADAIT'S THE ONLY CANADIAN PROVINCE THAT IS SEPARATED FROM THE NORTH AMERICAN MAINLANDWHAT IS PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND?
51782011‑04‑29AMERICAN ARTISTSIN 1909 HE COMPLETED HIS LAST PAINTING, A CANVAS CALLED "DRIFTWOOD"WHO IS WINSLOW HOMER?
51772011‑04‑28U.S. PRESIDENTSTHIS PRESIDENT WAS THE FIRST TO PUT SOLAR PANELS ON THE WHITE HOUSEWHO IS JIMMY CARTER?
51762011‑04‑27TV THEME SONGSA 1984 COUNTRY HIT, "ALL MY ROWDY FRIENDS ARE COMING OVER TONIGHT" IS THE BASIS FOR ITS THEME SONGWHAT IS "MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL"?
51752011‑04‑26PLAYWRIGHTSTHIS BRIT WON TONYS FOR BEST PLAY IN 1968, 1976, 1984 & 2007; IN THE '90s HE SETTLED FOR THE 1998 BEST SCREENPLAY OSCARWHO IS TOM STOPPARD?
51742011‑04‑25BRITISH LANDMARKSCOMPLETED IN 1858, IT WAS TO BE NAMED ST. STEPHEN, BUT WAS NICKNAMED THIS, HONORING THE CHIEF COMMISSIONER OF THE WORKSWHAT IS BIG BEN?
51732011‑04‑22BIOGRAPHERSAS MANY MOURNED, THIS MINISTER WROTE IN A LETTER, "WASHINGTON IS GONE! MILLIONS ARE GASPING TO READ ...ABOUT HIM"WHO IS (PARSON) MASON LOCKE WEEMS?
51722011‑04‑21SCIENTISTSAT THE TIME OF THE APOLLO 11 MOON LANDING, HIS WIDOW SAID, "THAT WAS HIS DREAM, SENDING A ROCKET TO THE MOON"WHO IS ROBERT GODDARD?
51712011‑04‑20HISTORIC AMERICANSSHARING HIS FIRST NAME WITH THE MAN WHO TOOK THIS 1850s PHOTO, HE'S THE DIPLOMAT & OFFICER SEEN HEREWHO IS MATTHEW PERRY?
51702011‑04‑19AUTHORSHE DIED IN 1995, THE DAY BEFORE THE OPENING OF A GLASGOW VETERINARY LIBRARY NAMED FOR HIMWHO IS JAMES HERRIOT?
51692011‑04‑18BASEBALL GEOGRAPHYAFTER ALASKA, IT'S THE LARGEST STATE IN AREA WITHOUT A MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TEAMWHAT IS MONTANA?
51682011‑04‑15ANCIENT ARTIFACTSSOME OF ITS TEXT SAYS, "THE DECREE SHOULD BE WRITTEN ON A STELA OF HARD STONE, IN SACRED WRITING, DOCUMENT WRITING & GREEK WRITING"WHAT IS THE ROSETTA STONE?
51672011‑04‑14AUTHORS ON AUTHORSFAULKNER SAID THIS WRITER "HAS NO COURAGE" & "HAS NEVER USED A WORD WHERE THE READER (MAY NEED) A DICTIONARY"WHO IS ERNEST HEMINGWAY?
51662011‑04‑13NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNERSTHE 2 MIDDLE EAST PRIME MINISTERS OF THE SAME COUNTRY WHO SHARED THE 1994 NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WITH ANOTHER LEADER WHO ARE SHIMON PERES & YITZHAK RABIN?
51652011‑04‑12BASEBALL & THE PRESIDENCYAS BOTH VP & PRES., HE THREW OUT A SEASON'S 1st PITCH, EACH TIME FOR A DIFFERENT SENATORS FRANCHISEWHO IS RICHARD M. NIXON?
51642011‑04‑11GEOGRAPHIC ADJECTIVESOF THE NATIONS WITH ADJECTIVES IN THEIR COMMON NAMES, ONLY THIS WESTERN HEMISPHERE ONE BEARS THE NAME OF A RELIGIOUS ORDERWHAT IS THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC?
51632011‑04‑08THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART64 PAINTINGS FROM THE MET'S FOUNDING PURCHASE ARE STILL IN ITS COLLECTION; OVER 1/3 OF THEM ARE FROM THIS CURRENT EUR. NATIONWHAT IS THE NETHERLANDS?
51622011‑04‑07LITERARY QUOTATIONSPULITZER PRIZE WINNER ROBERT FROST REMARKED THAT THIS IS WHAT GETS "LOST IN TRANSLATION"WHAT IS POETRY?
51612011‑04‑06COMPOSERSHIS FIRST NAME MEANS "HAPPY", BUT 3 OF HIS 5 SYMPHONIES ARE IN GLOOMY MINOR KEYSWHO IS FELIX MENDELSSOHN (-BARTHOLDY)?
51602011‑04‑05BARTLETT'S FAMILIAR QUOTATIONSTHE LATEST "BARTLETT'S" LISTS QUOTES CHRONOLOGICALLY; THE FIRST QUOTES COME FROM THIS COUNTRYWHAT IS EGYPT?
51592011‑04‑04WORLD GEOGRAPHYTHESE 3 NATIONS EACH BORDER THE WORLD'S LARGEST & SMALLEST OCEANSWHAT ARE THE UNITED STATES, CANADA & RUSSIA?
51582011‑04‑01BILLBOARD'S HOT 100IN 2010 THEY BROKE THE BEATLES' RECORD FOR HAVING HAD THE MOST SONGS ON THE HOT 100 CHART BY A NON-SOLO ACTWHO IS (THE) "GLEE" (CAST)?
51572011‑03‑31SHAKESPEARE PLAYSONE OF THE 2 PLAYS WHOSE PLOTS ARE SET IN MOTION BY SHIPWRECKS, ONE OFF ILLYRIA & ONE OFF AN UNNAMED ISLANDWHAT IS "TWELFTH NIGHT" OR "THE TEMPEST"?
51562011‑03‑30INFLUENTIAL 19th CENTURY THINKERSAT THE UNIVERSITY OF BONN IN 1836, HE WAS WOUNDED IN A DUEL WITH A MEMBER OF AN ARISTOCRATIC PRUSSIAN FRATERNITYWHO IS KARL MARX?
51552011‑03‑29COASTAL STATESWITH 301 MILES, IT HAS THE MOST COASTLINE OF CURRENT STATES THAT WERE PART OF THE 13 ORIGINAL COLONIESWHAT IS NORTH CAROLINA?
51542011‑03‑28SPORTS IN AMERICAFOUNDED IN 1795, THIS CITY THAT HOSTS A POPULAR ANNUAL SPORTING EVENT HAS "SPORT" IN ITS NAMEWHAT IS WILLIAMSPORT (PENNSYLVANIA)?
51532011‑03‑25PHILANTHROPYTHE PINK PONY FUND, FOR BREAST CANCER CARE & PREVENTION, IS A PHILANTHROPIC INITIATIVE OF THIS FASHION COMPANYWHAT IS POLO (RALPH LAUREN)?
51522011‑03‑2419th CENTURY LITERATUREARMOR-CLAD KNIGHTS FACE OFF IN A GAME OF BASEBALL IN AN 1889 WORK BY THIS AUTHORWHO IS MARK TWAIN?
51512011‑03‑23BRITISH NOVELISTSIN HIS JOURNALS HE DESCRIBED HOW HE ONCE SET 2 GROUPS OF BOYS AGAINST EACH OTHER, LIKELY INSPIRING HIS 1954 NOVELWHO IS WILLIAM GOLDING?
51502011‑03‑22GARMENTS OF THE WORLDTHE CUSTOM OF HIJAB, ARABIC FOR "VEILING", CAN INCLUDE THIS GARMENT, MENTIONED BY KIPLINGWHAT IS A BURQA?
51492011‑03‑21COMIC BOOK CHARACTERS ONSCREENFROM 1966 TO 1968 THIS ROLE WAS PLAYED BY 2 DIFFERENT ACTRESSES IN A TV SERIES; IT WAS ALSO THE TITLE ROLE IN A 2004 FILMWHAT IS CATWOMAN?
51482011‑03‑18THE PRESIDENCYWITH A COMBINED AGE OF JUST 90 YEARS, THIS PRESIDENT & VICE PRESIDENT WERE THE YOUNGEST TEAM EVER INAUGURATEDWHO ARE BILL CLINTON & AL GORE?
51472011‑03‑1720th CENTURY NOTABLESBETWEEN APRIL 1909 & MARCH 1910, HE KILLED 296 ANIMALS, INCLUDING 9 LIONS & 8 ELEPHANTSWHO IS THEODORE ROOSEVELT?
51462011‑03‑16VOCABULARYPRONOUNCED ONE WAY, THIS 7-LETTER WORD CAN MEAN UNJUSTIFIED; PRONOUNCED ANOTHER, IT'S SOMEONE SICKLYWHAT IS INVALID?
51452011‑03‑15SPORTS & MUSICIN JULY 2010 THIS ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAMER PERFORMED AT THE BASEBALL H.O.F. INDUCTION CEREMONIES WHO IS JOHN FOGERTY?
51442011‑03‑14AFI's 50 GREATEST FILM VILLAINSOF THE 50 ON THE LIST, ONLY ONE NEVER APPEARS ON SCREEN: MAN, FROM THIS 1942 ANIMATED FEATUREWHAT IS "BAMBI"?
51432011‑03‑11EUROPEAN CAPITALSALTHOUGH CAPITAL OF ITS COUNTRY, IT IS NOT THE CAPITAL OF THE PROVINCE IN WHICH IT'S LOCATED, NOR IS IT THE SEAT OF GOVERNMENTWHAT IS AMSTERDAM?
51422011‑03‑1020th CENTURY PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONSTHE LAST TIME THE DEMOCRATIC & REPUBLICAN NOMINEES HAD ONCE BEEN GOVERNOR OF THE SAME STATE, THIS WAS THE STATEWHAT IS NEW YORK?
51412011‑03‑09BRITISH ROYALTYAFTER THE DEATH IN COMBAT OF THE PREVIOUS KING, HE BECAME THE LAST ONE TO WIN THE CROWN WHILE ON THE BATTLEFIELDWHO IS HENRY VII?
51402011‑03‑08AMERICAN LITERATURE"THE SCARLET LETTER" SAYS, "TO FORBID THE CULPRIT TO HIDE HIS FACE ...WAS THE ESSENCE OF" THIS 7-LETTER PUNISHMENTWHAT IS THE PILLORY?
51392011‑03‑07OLYMPIC HOST COUNTRIES3 OF THE 6 COUNTRIES THAT HAVE HOSTED BOTH THE SUMMER & WINTER OLYMPICSWHAT ARE CANADA, FRANCE, GERMANY, ITALY, JAPAN, UNITED STATES?
51382011‑03‑04SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERIESIN 1919, BARELY 20 YEARS AFTER ITS DISCOVERY, IT WAS THE WORLD'S MOST EXPENSIVE SUBSTANCE AT $3 MILLION AN OUNCEWHAT IS RADIUM?
51372011‑03‑03BIOGRAPHIESMICHAEL FOLDY EXAMINED "THE TRIALS OF" THIS AUTHOR: "DEVIANCE, MORALITY, AND LATE-VICTORIAN SOCIETY"WHO IS OSCAR WILDE?
51362011‑03‑02LANDMARKSCOMPLETED IN 1869, IT HAS ALSO BEEN KNOWN BY ITS NICKNAME "THE HIGHWAY TO INDIA"WHAT IS THE SUEZ CANAL?
51352011‑03‑0120th CENTURY AUTHORSA NOVEL SET DURING THE DEPRESSION EARNED THIS AUTHOR A 1940 PULITZER PRIZE & CONTRIBUTED TO HIM WINNING A NOBEL PRIZE IN 1962WHO IS JOHN STEINBECK?
51342011‑02‑28BRANDSJACK ODELL GAVE HIS CHILD A TINY VEHICLE TO BRING TO SCHOOL INSIDE ONE OF THESE ITEMS, & A TOY BRAND NAME WAS BORNWHAT IS MATCHBOX?
51332011‑02‑25GEOGRAPHIC TERMSTHIS AREA THAT INCLUDES SEVERAL COUNTRIES GOT ITS NAME BECAUSE THE COLONIZERS SPOKE SPANISH, FRENCH & PORTUGUESEWHAT IS LATIN AMERICA?
51322011‑02‑24THE 7 WONDERS OF THE ANCIENT WORLDTHE SMALLEST ANCIENT WONDER, IT WAS THE ONLY ONE EVER MOVED, HAVING BEEN TRANSPORTED TO CONSTANTINOPLE AROUND 391 A.D.WHAT IS THE STATUE OF ZEUS?
51312011‑02‑23AMERICAN LITHE WROTE, "THE HELLISH TATTOO OF THE HEART INCREASED. IT GREW QUICKER & QUICKER, & LOUDER & LOUDER EVERY INSTANT"WHO IS EDGAR ALLAN POE?
51302011‑02‑2219th CENTURY NAMESIN AN 1845 AUTOBIOGRAPHY, HE WROTE, "YOU HAVE SEEN HOW A MAN WAS MADE A SLAVE; YOU SHALL SEE HOW A SLAVE WAS MADE A MAN"WHO IS FREDERICK DOUGLASS?
51292011‑02‑21GREEK MYTHOLOGYTHOUGH RHEA WAS HIS MOTHER, IN ONE TRADITION THIS GOD WAS BROUGHT UP BY CAPHEIRA, THE DAUGHTER OF OCEANUSWHO IS POSEIDON?
51282011‑02‑18LITERARY CHARACTERSHIS "STORY WAS SOON TOLD, FOR THE WHOLE TWENTY YEARS HAD BEEN TO HIM BUT AS ONE NIGHT"WHO IS RIP VAN WINKLE?
51272011‑02‑17EVENTS OF 2010A PIECE OF CUSTOM-MADE EQUIPMENT CALLED THE PHOENIX PLAYED A KEY ROLE IN AN OCTOBER EVENT IN THIS COUNTRYWHAT IS CHILE?
51262011‑02‑1619th CENTURY NOVELISTSWILLIAM WILKINSON'S "AN ACCOUNT OF THE PRINCIPALITIES OF WALLACHIA AND MOLDAVIA" INSPIRED THIS AUTHOR'S MOST FAMOUS NOVELWHO IS BRAM STOKER?
51252011‑02‑15U.S. CITIESITS LARGEST AIRPORT IS NAMED FOR A WORLD WAR II HERO; ITS SECOND LARGEST, FOR A WORLD WAR II BATTLEWHAT IS CHICAGO?
51242011‑02‑111930s FILMSIN THIS CLASSIC FILM, ONE OF THE CHARACTERS TRIES TO QUOTE THE PYTHAGOREAN THEOREM BUT GETS IT WRONGWHAT IS "THE WIZARD OF OZ"?
51232011‑02‑10THE LAWASKED IN 1966 TO WRITE A CONCISE STATEMENT FOR ARRESTING OFFICERS TO RECITE, CA. D.A. HAROLD BERLINER STARTED WITH THESE 7 WORDSWHAT IS "YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT"?
51222011‑02‑09POLITICAL PARTIESONLY 1 U.S. PRESIDENT REPRESENTED THIS PARTY, & HE SAID, "I DREAD...A DIVISION OF THE REPUBLIC INTO 2 GREAT PARTIES"WHAT IS THE FEDERALIST PARTY?
51212011‑02‑08ANCIENT QUOTESHE SAID, "TO LEAVE THIS STREAM UNCROSSED WILL BREED MANIFOLD DISTRESS FOR ME; TO CROSS IT, FOR ALL MANKIND"WHO IS JULIUS CAESAR?
51202011‑02‑0720th CENTURY NOVELSCHAPTERS IN THIS 1953 THRILLER INCLUDE "DOSSIER FOR M", "PINK LIGHTS AND CHAMPAGNE" & "THE GAME IS BACCARAT"WHAT IS "CASINO ROYALE"?
51192011‑02‑04BRITISH BUSINESSFOR DECADES ROLLS- ROYCE ALSO OWNED THIS LUXURY BRAND NAMED FOR ITS FOUNDER; NOW BOTH ARE PRODUCED BY GERMAN COMPANIESWHAT IS BENTLEY?
51182011‑02‑03WORD HISTORYSINCE THE 1600s THIS 8-LETTER WORD HAS MEANT MEN OF LETTERS; A PUNNING FORM OF IT REFERS TO CELEBRITIESWHAT IS LITERATI?
51172011‑02‑02U.S. PRESIDENTSOF THE 20 PRESIDENTS ELECTED TO A SECOND TERM, 2 OF THE 3 WHO FAILED TO COMPLETE THAT TERMWHO ARE ABRAHAM LINCOLN, WILLIAM McKINLEY OR RICHARD NIXON?
51162011‑02‑0120th CENTURY LEADERSIN 1950, 2 YEARS AFTER HIS MURDER, SOME OF HIS ASHES WERE ENSHRINED AT THE SELF-REALIZATION FELLOWSHIP IN L.A.WHO IS MOHANDAS GANDHI?
51152011‑01‑3121st CENTURY EMMYSAS 2 DIFFERENT CHARACTERS, SHE IS THE FIRST ACTRESS TO WIN LEAD ACTING EMMYS IN BOTH THE DRAMA & COMEDY CATEGORIESWHO IS EDIE FALCO?
51142011‑01‑28DISNEY MOVIESWITH SPECIAL SOUND EQUIPMENT NEEDED IN THE AUDITORIUM, THIS 1940 FILM WAS INITIALLY RELEASED IN ONLY 14 THEATERSWHAT IS "FANTASIA"?
51132011‑01‑27SPORTS AWARDSIN THE 4 MAJOR U.S. SPORTS LEAGUES, HE'S WON MORE REGULAR SEASON MVP AWARDS THAN ANY OTHER PLAYERWHO IS WAYNE GRETZKY?
51122011‑01‑26AFRICAITS DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE WAS SIGNED IN 1847 BY 11 MEN IN THAT NATION'S PROVIDENCE BAPTIST CHURCHWHAT IS LIBERIA?
51112011‑01‑25THE OLD TESTAMENTIN THE BOOK OF JOB, THIS NAME MEANS "ACCUSER", & THAT WAS HIS ROLE IN GOD'S COURTWHO IS SATAN?
51102011‑01‑2419th CENTURY PEOPLEAFTER MEETING HIM, HAWTHORNE SAID HE HAD A "SALLOW, QUEER, SAGACIOUS VISAGE" WARMED BY "HOMELY HUMAN SYMPATHIES"WHO IS ABRAHAM LINCOLN?
51092011‑01‑21MOVIE SEQUELSGOLF CARTS USED BY THE CREW IN THE PRODUCTION OF THIS 2009 MOVIE BORE SIGNS READING "GALILEO" & "BERNINI"WHAT IS "ANGELS & DEMONS"?
51082011‑01‑20WORLD LEADERSAT HIS 1994 INAUGURAL, HE CALLED FOR "A RAINBOW NATION AT PEACE WITH ITSELF AND THE WORLD"WHO IS NELSON MANDELA?
51072011‑01‑19OCEAN LIFETHE DEEPEST-DIVING SEA TURTLE IS THIS ONE WHOSE NAME SUGGESTS THE FLEXIBILITY THAT LETS IT SURVIVE 1,700 LBS./SQ. IN. PRESSUREWHAT IS THE LEATHERBACK?
51062011‑01‑18STATE NAMESTHESE ARE THE 2 U.S. STATES WITH ONLY ONE CONSONANT IN THEIR NAMESWHAT ARE OHIO & IOWA?
51052011‑01‑17AUTHORSTHIS AUTHOR WHOSE 1st NAME IS ALSO AN ENGLISH WORD MEANING A SAYING OR MOTTO WAS THE 1st PRES. OF THE SOVIET WRITERS' UNIONWHO IS MAXIM GORKY?
51042011‑01‑14THE PRESIDENCYFROM THE SAME STATE, THEY'RE THE 2 PRESIDENTS WHOSE OCCUPATIONS ARE LISTED BY WORLD BOOK AS "PLANTER"WHO ARE GEORGE WASHINGTON & THOMAS JEFFERSON?
51032011‑01‑13LAWIN 1790 THE USA's 1st LAW GOVERNING THIS PROTECTION GAVE IT A TERM OF 14 YEARS; TODAY IT CAN EXTEND WELL OVER A CENTURYWHAT IS COPYRIGHT?
51022011‑01‑12COMPUTER SCIENCEJOHN TUKEY COINED THIS COMPOUND WORD IN 1958 SAYING IT WAS AS IMPORTANT AS "TUBES, TRANSISTORS, WIRES, TAPES..."WHAT IS SOFTWARE?
51012011‑01‑1120th CENTURY ARTISTSIN 1950 HE ANSWERED A TIME MAGAZINE ARTICLE ON HIM, & A COMMON CRITICISM, WITH A TELEGRAM READING, "NO CHAOS DAMN IT"WHO IS JACKSON POLLOCK?
51002011‑01‑10SYMBOLSONE TALE OF ITS ORIGIN SAYS THAT THE BLIND SEER TIRESIAS SEPARATED 2 SNAKES WITH HIS STAFFWHAT IS THE CADUCEUS?
50992011‑01‑07WORLD LANGUAGESOF ALL THE COUNTRIES WITH SPANISH AS AN OFFICIAL LANGUAGE, THIS ONE IS LAST ALPHABETICALLYWHAT IS VENEZUELA?
50982011‑01‑06WORLDWIDE MEDIATHE NAME FOR THIS NEWS AGENCY MEANS "PENINSULA", REFERRING TO THE ARABIAN PENINSULAWHAT IS AL-JAZEERA?
50972011‑01‑05COUNTRIESBY AREA, IT'S THE WORLD'S LARGEST COUNTRY THAT'S NAMED FOR A RIVERWHAT IS INDIA?
50962011‑01‑04THE HALL OF PRESIDENTSOF THE 9 PRESIDENTS WHOSE IMAGES HAVE A BEARD OR MUSTACHE, THIS LATE 19th CENTURY MAN IS THE ONLY DEMOCRATWHO IS GROVER CLEVELAND?
50952011‑01‑03POP STARSHE WAS BACKED BY LONDON'S ROYAL PHILHARMONIC CONCERT ORCHESTRA ON HIS 2010 TOUR, WHICH HE CALLED "SYMPHONICITY"WHO IS STING?
50942010‑12‑31POLITICAL TERMSA 1912 SPEECH SAID THE BULL MOOSE PARTY "COMES FROM" THESE; "IT HAS GROWN FROM THE SOIL OF...PEOPLE'S HARD NECESSITIES"WHAT ARE THE GRASS ROOTS?
50932010‑12‑30MUSIC & MOVIE SUPERSTARSTHESE 2 ARE THE ONLY BEST ACTRESS OSCAR WINNERS TO HAVE NO. 1 HITS ON THE BILLBOARD TOP 40WHO ARE CHER & BARBRA STREISAND?
50922010‑12‑29LITERARY LINES"YOU HAVE NO RIGHT TO EXPECT ME TO SEND YOU BACK TO KANSAS" APPEARS IN A 1900 NOVEL & IN AN EPIGRAPH TO THIS 1995 NOVELWHAT IS "WICKED"?
50912010‑12‑28CABINET OFFICERSHE WAS THE LAST SECRETARY OF STATE TO SERVE IN THE POST UNDER 2 PRESIDENTSWHO IS HENRY KISSINGER?
50902010‑12‑27LANGUAGES OF EUROPEA MIXTURE OF ENGLISH & SPANISH, LLANITO IS THE LANGUAGE OF THIS TERRITORY'S 30,000 RESIDENTSWHAT IS GIBRALTAR?
50892010‑12‑24AMERICANAFINDING THE SPOT FOR THIS MEMORIAL CAUSED ITS CREATOR TO SAY, "AMERICA WILL MARCH ALONG THAT SKYLINE"WHAT IS MOUNT RUSHMORE (NATIONAL MEMORIAL)?
50882010‑12‑23SPORTSIN 1744 THE FIRST MENTION OF THIS NOW POPULAR SPORT SAID, "AWAY FLIES THE BOY TO THE NEXT ...POST AND THEN HOME WITH JOY"WHAT IS BASEBALL?
50872010‑12‑22U.S. HISTORYTHE DAY AFTER THE 15th AMENDMENT TOOK EFFECT, THOMAS PETERSON BECAME THE 1st AFR. AMER. TO DO THIS UNDER ITS PROVISIONSWHAT IS VOTE?
50862010‑12‑21THE 19th CENTURYTHOMAS HUXLEY & SAMUEL WILBERFORCE WERE AMONG THE OXFORD MUSEUM SPEAKERS DEBATING THIS THEORY 6/30/1860WHAT IS (THE THEORY OF) EVOLUTION?
50852010‑12‑2020th CENTURY NOVELISTSA CRITIC SAID THAT A CHARACTER OF HIS, "YEARNING FOR THE MOON...NEVER SAW THE SIXPENCE AT HIS FEET"; HE MADE THAT INTO A TITLEWHO IS (WILLIAM) SOMERSET MAUGHAM?
50842010‑12‑17AMERICANARIDING THE SUBWAY IN NEW YORK IN 1908, JACK NORWORTH SAW A SIGN FOR THE POLO GROUNDS & WAS INSPIRED TO WRITE THIS SONGWHAT IS "TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME"?
50832010‑12‑16SKYSCRAPERSAFTER A CONSTRUCTION BOOM FUELED BY OIL & GAS MONEY, THIS CAPITAL CITY NOW HAS EUROPE'S TALLEST BUILDINGWHAT IS MOSCOW?
50822010‑12‑15BRITISH ROYALTYFROM THE LATIN FOR "GREATEST", THIS FORM OF ADDRESS WAS INTRODUCED BY THE NARCISSISTIC KING RICHARD IIWHAT IS (YOUR) MAJESTY?
50812010‑12‑14OLYMPICS HISTORYIN 1988 THIS COUNTRY BOYCOTTED THE SUMMER OLYMPICS AFTER ITS DEMAND TO CO-HOST THE GAMES WAS REFUSEDWHAT IS NORTH KOREA?
50802010‑12‑13COUNTRIESIN ONLY 2 CASES CAN YOU ADD 2 LETTERS TO ONE COUNTRY & GET ANOTHER COUNTRY: AUSTRIA/AUSTRALIA & THIS PAIRWHAT ARE NIGER & NIGERIA?
50792010‑12‑10MOVIES & LANGUAGEA 2010 ARTICLE FROM SLATE CALLED THIS LANGUAGE CREATED BY PAUL FROMMER "THE NEW KLINGON"WHAT IS NA'VI?
50782010‑12‑09STATE CAPITALSFORGET ME NOT, GLACIER AVENUE & GLACIER HIGHWAY ARE STREETS IN THIS STATE CAPITALWHAT IS JUNEAU (ALASKA)?
50772010‑12‑08WORLD HISTORYAFTER THE ROYAL FAMILY FLED TO THIS COUNTRY IN 1807, IT BECAME THE ONLY ONE IN S. AMER. FROM WHICH A EUROPEAN COUNTRY WAS RULEDWHAT IS BRAZIL?
50762010‑12‑07FLAGS OF THE WORLDIN USE FROM 1844 TO 1905, A FLAG REPRESENTING THE UNION OF THESE 2 COUNTRIES WAS NICKNAMED THE "HERRING SALAD"WHAT ARE SWEDEN & NORWAY?
50752010‑12‑06THE BIBLETHIS HAPPENS SEVERAL TIMES, AS IN I KINGS 17 & ACTS 20; THE MOST FAMOUS TIME, IT'S DONE BY JESUS IN JOHN 11WHAT IS RAISING (FROM OR OF) THE DEAD?
50742010‑12‑03THE CABINETTHESE 2 CABINET DEPARTMENTS BOTH DEPICT 19th CENTURY PLOWS ON THEIR OFFICIAL SEALSWHAT ARE AGRICULTURE & LABOR?
50732010‑12‑02BRITISH WOMENIT'S SAID THAT THIS WOMAN WHO DIED IN 1976 "MADE MORE MONEY OUT OF MURDER THAN ANY WOMAN SINCE LUCREZIA BORGIA"WHO IS (DAME) AGATHA CHRISTIE?
50722010‑12‑01FRENCH AUTHORSPUBLISHED POSTHUMOUSLY IN 1970, HIS FIRST NOVEL, "A HAPPY DEATH", FEATURES A PROTAGONIST NAMED PATRICE MERSAULT WHO IS ALBERT CAMUS?
50712010‑11‑30SPORTSIN ACTION SINCE 1917, THIS SPORTS FRANCHISE IS NOW LARGELY OWNED BY THE ONTARIO TEACHERS' PENSION PLANWHO ARE THE TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS?
50702010‑11‑29THE CIVIL WARTHESE 2 CITIES IN THE SE & SW WERE THE ONLY 2 CONFEDERATE STATE CAPITALS NOT CAPTURED BY UNION FORCESWHAT ARE TALLAHASSEE & AUSTIN?
50692010‑11‑26MUSICAL THEATERTHE BASIS OF THIS SHOW THAT WON A BEST MUSICAL TONY & A PULITZER WAS A COLLECTION OF STORIES THAT WON THE PULITZER IN 1948WHAT IS "SOUTH PACIFIC"?
50682010‑11‑25U.S. PRESIDENTSHE IS THE ONLY PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO BE AWARDED THE PURPLE HEARTWHO IS JOHN F. KENNEDY?
50672010‑11‑24PAINTINGSTHE ALTERNATE NAME OF THIS 16th CENTURY ITALIAN PAINTING ALSO MEANS "CHEERFUL"WHAT IS THE "MONA LISA"?
50662010‑11‑23HORSE BREEDSTHIS AMERICAN BREED WAS NAMED FOR ITS ABILITY TO RACE A DISTANCE OF 1,320 FEETWH AT IS THE (AMERICAN) QUARTER HORSE?
50652010‑11‑22COMMUNICATIONIT WAS FIRST TRANSMITTED BY THE USS ARAPAHOE OFF CAPE HATTERAS ON AUGUST 11, 1909WHAT IS SOS?
50642010‑11‑19OUR LIVING PLANETSEVERAL SPECIES APPEAR IN THE LOGO OF THE U.N.'s INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF THIS, 12 LETTER WORD VITAL TO THE HEALTH OF "LIFE" ON EARTHWHAT IS BIODIVERSITY?
50632010‑11‑18EUROPEAN COUNTRIESGERMAN IS ITS OFFICIAL NATIONAL LANGUAGE; CROATIAN, SLOVENE & HUNGARIAN ARE EACH OFFICIAL IN ONE OF ITS STATESWHAT IS AUSTRIA?
50622010‑11‑17PHRASESIN ANCIENT ROME IT WAS A POST WHERE RACERS CHANGED DIRECTION; SINCE 1836 IT'S MEANT A MOMENT CHANGE OCCURSWHAT IS TURNING POINT?
50612010‑11‑16OPERATHE TITLE CHARACTER OF THIS OPERA ADDRESSES HIS SON IN THE ARIA "SOIS IMMOBILE" ("HOLD YOURSELF STILL")WHAT IS "WILLIAM TELL"?
50602010‑11‑15SPORTS IN AMERICASEEN WITH A PIECE OF EQUIPMENT, BRYN MAWR'S 1st PHYS ED DIR. BROUGHT THIS SPORT TO THE U.S.; IT SHARES PART OF ITS NAME WITH ANOTHER SPORTWHAT IS FIELD HOCKEY?
50592010‑11‑12DOCUMENTSIT SAYS, "THE HISTORY OF THE PRESENT KING OF GREAT BRITAIN IS A HISTORY OF REPEATED INJURIES AND USURPATIONS"WHAT IS THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE?
50582010‑11‑11THE 1930sIN APRIL 1935 IN OKLAHOMA, WHEN BLOWING SOIL DARKENED THE SKY, A REPORTER COINED THIS TERM FOR THE REGIONWHAT IS THE DUST BOWL?
50572010‑11‑10U.S. PRESIDENTSDURING HIS TENURE, HE NEVER THREW OUT AN OPENING DAY FIRST PITCH, BUT BEFORE HE WAS PRESIDENT, HE DID IT FOR THE BRAVESWHO IS JIMMY CARTER?
50562010‑11‑09WORDS IN 20th CENTURY NOVELSWORDS FOUND IN THIS 1945 FABLE INCLUDE BROOD, BAYING, BLEATING, COMRADE, TYRANNY & REBELLIONWHAT IS "ANIMAL FARM"?
50552010‑11‑08AMERICAN BUSINESSTHE MAILING ADDRESS FOR THIS COMPANY IS P.O. BOX 57, PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA 15230WHAT IS (H.J.) HEINZ CO.?
50542010‑11‑05TERMS FROM THE BIBLEIN 2010 WE HEARD OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE FOSSIL OF A 12 MILLION-YEAR-OLD GIANT SPERM WHALE GIVEN THIS BIBLICAL NAME BY ITS FINDERSWHAT IS LEVIATHAN?
50532010‑11‑04BURIED AT ARLINGTON HIS GRAVE NOTES HIS 1842 WEST POINT GRADUATION, HIS TIME AT FT. SUMTER, GETTYSBURG & 2nd BULL RUN, BUT DOES NOT MENTION SPORTSWHO IS ABNER DOUBLEDAY?
50522010‑11‑03BILLBOARD NO. 1 HITMAKERSIN MAY 1964 THIS NEW ORLEANS NATIVE WAS 62 YEARS OLD WHEN HE BUMPED THE BEATLES' "CAN'T BUY ME LOVE" FROM THE NO. 1 SPOTWHO IS LOUIS ARMSTRONG?
50512010‑11‑02CHARACTERS IN NOVELSDEBUTING IN A 1960 NOVEL, THIS CHARACTER DIES FOLLOWING A HEART ATTACK ON A BASKETBALL COURT IN A 1990 BOOK WHO IS (HARRY) RABBIT (ANGSTROM)?
50502010‑11‑01BUSINESS PAIRINGSTHE NAMES OF 2 MEN, 1 BORN IN GERMANY IN 1834 & 1 IN KANSAS IN 1875, WERE JOINED IN THIS COMPANY NAME LASTING 1998-2007WHAT IS DAIMLER CHRYSLER?
50492010‑10‑29NO. 1 HITSTOPPING THE CHARTS ON OCT. 20, 1962, THIS NOVELTY SONG IS THE ONLY NO. 1 HIT TO HAVE THE WORD "ELECTRODES" IN THE LYRICSWHAT IS "MONSTER MASH"?
50482010‑10‑28WORD ORIGINSTHIS 4-LETTER TERM FOR A RELIGIOUS GROUP THAT HOLDS DISTINCTIVE BELIEFS COMES FROM THE LATIN FOR "FOLLOW"WHAT IS SECT?
50472010‑10‑27FICTIONAL CHARACTERSSTIEG LARSSON CREATED THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO BY IMAGINING THIS FICTIONAL SWEDISH GIRL AS AN ADULTWHO IS PIPPI LONGSTOCKING?
50462010‑10‑26SPORTS VENUESIN 2000 THE CENTRE COURT ARENA IN MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA WAS RENAMED FOR HIMWHO IS ROD LAVER?
50452010‑10‑25FAMOUS AMERICANSIN 1886 HE PUBLISHED HIS FIRST BOOK, "THE TRUMPET AND DRUM", AN INSTRUCTIONAL HANDBOOK WITH 8 COMPOSITIONSWHO IS JOHN PHILIP SOUSA?
50442010‑10‑22THE OSCARSONLY ORSON WELLES & THIS MAN HAVE BEEN NOMINATED FOR BEST ACTOR & ORIG. SCREENPLAY IN THE SAME YEAR WHILE IN THEIR 20sWHO IS MATT DAMON?
50432010‑10‑21ART & ARTISTSTHEY ARE THE 2 ARTISTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE 1888 WORK SEEN HERE; ONE IS THE ARTIST & THE OTHER IS THE SUBJECTWHO ARE PAUL GAUGUIN & VINCENT VAN GOGH?
50422010‑10‑20COUNTRY DEMOGRAPHICSBECAUSE OF A POLICY ADOPTED IN 1979, THIS COUNTRY'S YOUNG PEOPLE ARE COLLECTIVELY REFERRED TO AS "LITTLE EMPERORS"WHAT IS CHINA?
50412010‑10‑19HOLIDAY HISTORYCUBA REMOVED CHRISTMAS FROM ITS LIST OF NATIONAL HOLIDAYS IN 1969 & RESTORED IT IN 1997 IN ANTICIPATION OF A VISIT BY THIS MANWHO IS (POPE) JOHN PAUL II?
50402010‑10‑18U.S. CURRENCYIT'S THE ONLY U.S. COIN OR BILL PRODUCED IN 2010 THAT FEATURES THE PRIVATE HOME OF A PRESIDENT ON THE REVERSEWHAT IS THE NICKEL?
50392010‑10‑15U.S. PRESIDENTSHE WAS THE FIRST U.S. PRESIDENT TO BE ELECTED IN AN OLYMPIC YEARWHO IS WILLIAM McKINLEY?
50382010‑10‑14COUNTRY NAMESTHE ONLY 2 COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD WITH AN "X" IN THEIR NAMES, ONE IS FOUND IN EUROPE & ONE IN THE AMERICASWHAT ARE LUXEMBOURG & MEXICO?
50372010‑10‑13BRITISH AUTHORSHIS SON CHRISTOPHER SAID, MY FATHER "GOT TO WHERE HE WAS BY CLIMBING UPON MY INFANT SHOULDERS"WHO IS A.A. MILNE?
50362010‑10‑12SHAKESPEARETHESE 2 "KING LEAR" CHARACTERS, 1 MALE, 1 FEMALE, BOTH REPRESENT TRUTHFULNESS; ONE DISAPPEARS WHEN THE OTHER RETURNSWHO ARE CORDELIA & THE FOOL?
50352010‑10‑11PRISONSNAZI RUDOLF HESS IN 1941 & THE NOTORIOUS KRAY TWINS IN 1952 WERE AMONG THE LAST PEOPLE BRIEFLY HELD HEREWHAT IS THE TOWER OF LONDON?
50342010‑10‑08BESTSELLING AUTHORSSINCE COMING ON THE BEAT, HE'S HAD MORE N.Y. TIMES BESTSELLERS THAN ANY OTHER AUTHOR, INCLUDING OVER 20 IN THE LAST 5 YEARS WHO IS JAMES PATTERSON?
50332010‑10‑07MAMMALSONE TYPE OF THIS AQUATIC ANIMAL GIVES MILK THAT'S 65% FAT; PUPS ARE WEANED IN 4 DAYS, THE LEAST OF ANY MAMMALWHAT IS THE (HOODED) SEAL?
50322010‑10‑062010 SCIENCE NEWSTHE IUPAC NAMED AN ELEMENT FOR THIS MAN BORN IN 1473 TO "HIGHLIGHT THE LINK BETWEEN ASTRONOMY AND... NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY"WHO IS NICOLAUS COPERNICUS?
50312010‑10‑05BROADWAY STARSIN 1955 SHE BECAME THE FIRST & SO FAR ONLY ACTRESS TO WIN A TONY FOR PLAYING A MALE ROLE IN A MUSICALWHO IS MARY MARTIN?
50302010‑10‑04PRIMETIME TVNOW IN SEASON 23, ITS PRODUCER SAYS IT'S THE ONLY SHOW WITH "NO SCRIPT, NO ACTORS, NO HOST & NO RE-ENACTMENTS"WHAT IS "COPS"?
50292010‑10‑01WORD ORIGINSLIKE THE NAME OF A MINOR ROMAN GOD, THIS WORD FOR A CARETAKER COMES FROM THE LATIN FOR "DOOR"WHAT IS JANITOR?
50282010‑09‑30ALLITERATIVE ATHLETESIN 1998 THESE 2 BASEBALL RIVALS SHARED TOP HONORS AS SPORTS ILLUSTRATED'S SPORTSMEN OF THE YEARWHO ARE MARK McGWIRE & SAMMY SOSA?
50272010‑09‑29GEOGRAPHIC TERMSAS THEIR BORDERING COUNTRIES ARE ALL THIS ADJECTIVE, LIECHTENSTEIN & UZBEKISTAN ARE CONSIDERED "DOUBLE" THISWHAT IS LANDLOCKED?
50262010‑09‑28BIBLICAL BEASTSIT'S THE TOTAL NUMBER OF LEGS ON THE 2 NON-HUMAN ANIMALS WHOSE WORDS ARE QUOTED IN THE OLD TESTAMENTWHAT IS 4?
50252010‑09‑27NATIONAL HISTORIC SITESBUILT BETWEEN 1940 & 1942, MOTON FIELD IN ALABAMA HAS A NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE HONORING MEN BELONGING TO THIS FAMED GROUPWHO ARE THE TUSKEGEE AIRMEN?
50242010‑09‑24PRESIDENTSHE SERVED THE SHORTEST AMOUNT OF TIME AS PRESIDENT BEFORE RUNNING FOR & WINNING REELECTION TO THE JOBWHO IS LYNDON JOHNSON?
50232010‑09‑23POETRYA LINE IN THIS 1863 POEM MENTIONS "THE EIGHTEENTH OF APRIL, IN SEVENTY-FIVE"WHAT IS "PAUL REVERE'S RIDE"?
50222010‑09‑22THE BRITISH ISLESBRITAIN'S OLDEST KNOWN SCRAP OF MATERIAL CALLED THIS, SOMETIMES IDENTIFIED AS SHEPHERD'S PLAID, DATES FROM 250 A.D.WHAT IS TARTAN?
50212010‑09‑21SPORTS & THE MEDIAON FEB. 8, 2010 THE HEADLINE IN A MAJOR NEWSPAPER IN THIS CITY READ, "AMEN! AFTER 43 YEARS, OUR PRAYERS ARE ANSWERED"WHAT IS NEW ORLEANS?
50202010‑09‑20THE WESTERN HEMISPHEREMADE UP OF 1 LARGE & MANY SMALLER ISLANDS, IT'S THE MOST POPULOUS OF BRITAIN'S REMAINING OVERSEAS TERRITORIESWHAT IS BERMUDA?
50192010‑09‑17RIVERSTHESE 2 RIVERS, EACH MORE THAN 1,000 MILES LONG, RISE IN THE ARMENIAN PLATEAU IN TURKEYWHAT ARE THE TIGRIS & EUPHRATES?
50182010‑09‑16WORD & PHRASE ORIGINSMEANING "RAPIDLY", THIS TERM BEGAN IN ENGLAND, REFERRING TO THE SPEED WITH WHICH THE MAIL WAS DELIVEREDWHAT IS POST-HASTE?
50172010‑09‑15MONARCHSFROM 1513 TO 1972, ONLY MEN NAMED CHRISTIAN & FREDERICK ALTERNATED AS RULERS OF THIS NATIONWHAT IS DENMARK?
50162010‑09‑14LITERARY & MOVIE TITLE OBJECTSTHE INSPIRATION FOR THIS TITLE OBJECT IN A NOVEL & A 1957 MOVIE ACTUALLY SPANNED THE MAE KHLUNG RIVERWHAT IS THE BRIDGE OVER (OR ON) THE RIVER KWAI?
50152010‑09‑13MUSICAL THEATERA HOLLYWOOD VENUE WAS RENOVATED & RENAMED THE AQUARIUS THEATER TO HOST THIS MUSICAL IN 1968WHAT IS "HAIR"?
50142010‑07‑30THE 9 MUSESIN A BALANCHINE BALLET, APOLLO, GOD OF MUSIC, HAS A FAVORITE MUSE: THIS ONEWHO IS TERPSICHORE?
50132010‑07‑29THE SUPER BOWLAS OF 2010 IT'S THE ONLY CURRENT NFC TEAM THAT HAS NEVER PLAYED IN THE SUPER BOWLWHAT IS THE DETROIT LIONS?
50122010‑07‑28RELIGIONAN AID TO THE FAITHFUL SINCE THE 13th CENTURY, ONE STANDARD VERSION HAS PARTS ARRANGED IN GROUPS OF 1, 3 OR 10WHAT IS THE (HOLY) ROSARY?
50112010‑07‑27MONARCHIES1 OF THE 2 LARGELY GERMAN-SPEAKING MONARCHIES IN THE WORLD; THEY'RE ABOUT 250 MILES APARTWHAT IS LIECHTENSTEIN OR LUXEMBOURG?
50102010‑07‑26LITERARY BRAWLSAT KEY WEST IN 1936, WALLACE STEVENS BROKE HIS HAND PUNCHING THIS MAN, WHO RESPONDED BY KNOCKING STEVENS DOWNWHO IS ERNEST HEMINGWAY?
50092010‑07‑23PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGNSIN THE "WORLD ALMANAC" LIST OF NOTABLE THIRD PARTY CANDIDATES, 1 OF THE 2 FOR WHOM THE MAIN ISSUE WAS "STATES' RIGHTS"WHO IS STROM THURMOND OR GEORGE WALLACE?
50082010‑07‑22SCIENCE HISTORYTHIS CONCEPT DATES TO A 1783 PAPER BY JOHN MICHELL, WHO THEORIZED ABOUT A BODY WITH THE SUN'S DENSITY & 500 TIMES ITS DIAMETERWHAT IS A BLACK HOLE?
50072010‑07‑21U.S. PRESIDENTSEXCLUDING HONORARY DEGREES, HE'S THE ONLY PRESIDENT TO HAVE DEGREES FROM BOTH HARVARD & YALEWHO IS GEORGE W. BUSH?
50062010‑07‑20LEGENDARY PUBLIC SERVANTSIN 1929 HE BECAME A SPECIAL AGENT WITH THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT'S PROHIBITION BUREAU, CHICAGO DIVISIONWHO IS ELIOT NESS?
50052010‑07‑19MEN OF PARISWHEN THE BODY OF THIS MAN WHO DIED IN 1870 WAS MOVED IN 2002, A CLOTH WITH THE MOTTO "UN POUR TOUS, TOUS POUR UN" WAS USEDWHO IS ALEXANDRE DUMAS (PERE)?
50042010‑07‑16NO. 1 POP HITSA 1987 REMAKE OF THIS 1959 HIT WAS THE FIRST SONG WITH ALL SPANISH LYRICS TO HIT NO. 1 ON THE BILLBOARD HOT 100WHAT IS "LA BAMBA"?
50032010‑07‑15FAMOUS TEXTSTRADITION SAYS THE AUTHOR OF THIS WORK WAS THE SAGE VATSYAYANA; SURPRISINGLY, HE WAS CELIBATEWHAT IS THE KAMASUTRA?
50022010‑07‑14HISTORIC LASTSIN THE "THANKS A LOT, FELLAS" DEPARTMENT, MONGOLIA WAS THE LAST COUNTRY TO JOIN THIS GROUP-- AUGUST 9, 1945WHO ARE THE (WWII) ALLIES?
50012010‑07‑13AMERICAN NOVELISTSAN ADVOCATE OF CAPITALISM, IN 1982 SHE WAS LAID OUT BESIDE A 6-FOOT DOLLAR SIGN MADE OF FLOWERSWHO IS AYN RAND?
50002010‑07‑12ACTORSWITH 5 EACH, THESE 2 MEN HAVE THE MOST ACTING OSCAR NOMINATIONS AMONG AFRICAN-AMERICAN PERFORMERSWHO ARE DENZEL WASHINGTON & MORGAN FREEMAN?
49992010‑07‑09BOOKS FOR KIDSIN WONDERLAND, ALICE COMES UPON A MAD TEA-PARTY ATTENDED BY THE HATTER, MARCH HARE & THIS CREATURE, WHO'S ASLEEPWHAT IS THE DORMOUSE?
49982010‑07‑08U.S. GOVERNMENT FIRSTSTHE FIRST OF THESE WAS AUTHORIZED IN 1790, "PROVIDING FOR THE ENUMERATION OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE UNITED STATES"WHAT IS A CENSUS?
49972010‑07‑07GEOGRAPHY2 OF THE 4 U.S. STATES THAT BORDER MEXICOWHAT ARE CALIFORNIA, TEXAS, NEW MEXICO & ARIZONA?
49962010‑07‑06HISTORIC WOMENSHE WAS BORN IN VIRGINIA AROUND 1596 & DIED IN KENT, ENGLAND IN 1617WHO IS POCAHONTAS?
49952010‑07‑05THE ANIMAL WORLDBORN IN BRISBANE IN 1999, EUCA & LYPTUS ARE THE WORLD'S FIRST CONFIRMED IDENTICAL TWINS OF THIS ANIMALWHAT IS THE KOALA (BEAR)?
49942010‑07‑025-LETTER LITERARY TERMSTHE "HISTORY" BY HERODOTUS HAS BEEN CALLED THE EARLIEST SURVIVING EUR. WORK OF THIS FORM, FROM LATIN FOR "STRAIGHT- FORWARD"WHAT IS PROSE?
49932010‑07‑01MONARCHSCAIRO'S AL-RIFAI MOSQUE IS THE RESTING PLACE OF 2 EGYPTIAN KINGS & OF A 20th C. RULER OF THIS MIDEAST COUNTRYWHAT IS IRAN?
49922010‑06‑30RUSSIAN COMPOSERSHIS FIRST NAME MEANS "MODERATE"; SADLY, IMMODERATE DRINKING HELPED KILL HIM IN 1881 AT AGE 42, BUT NOT ON BALD MOUNTAINWHO IS MODEST MUSSORGSKY?
49912010‑06‑29PHYSICSDISCOVERED IN THE EARLY 20th CENTURY, THESE 2 PARTICLES, 1 WITH A POSITIVE CHARGE, THE OTHER A PACKET OF ENERGY, DIFFER BY A LETTERWHAT IS PROTON & PHOTON?
49902010‑06‑28BOTANICAL ETYMOLOGYTHIS PLANT'S NAME MAY HAVE COME FROM ITS USE BY ITALIAN RENAISSANCE WOMEN TO DILATE PUPILS, WHICH, THEY FELT, AUGMENTED BEAUTYWHAT IS BELLADONNA?
49892010‑06‑25LITERATURE & MUSICTHE BAND CALLED "THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS" ULTIMATELY GETS ITS NAME FROM A PHRASE SAID BY THIS TITLE HERO IN A 1605 WORKWHO IS DON QUIXOTE?
49882010‑06‑24NATIONAL PARKSWHEN IT BECAME A NATIONAL PARK IN 1919, IT GOT THIS NAME USED BY THE LOCALS BECAUSE IT SEEMED LIKE HEAVEN ON EARTHWHAT IS ZION (NATIONAL PARK)?
49872010‑06‑23HISTORIC DATESTHE SIGNING OF THE TREATY OF VERSAILLES ON JUNE 28, 1919 TOOK PLACE EXACTLY 5 YEARS AFTER THE RELATED DEATH OF THIS MANWHO IS ARCHDUKE (FRANZ) FERDINAND?
49862010‑06‑22BILLBOARD HOT 100 HISTORYBESIDES FRANK & NANCY SINATRA, THEY'RE THE ONLY OTHER FATHER & DAUGHTER WHO EACH HAD NO. 1 SOLO HITSWHO ARE PAT & DEBBY BOONE?
49852010‑06‑21AFTER THE PRESIDENCYONE OF THE 2 PRESIDENTS TO RETURN TO ELECTED JOBS IN U.S. FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AFTER THEIR FINAL TERMSWHO IS JOHN QUINCY ADAMS OR ANDREW JOHNSON?
49842010‑06‑18SPORTS VENUESBUILT IN 1914 & NAMED FOR THE CLUB'S OWNER IN 1926, IT'S THE OLDEST NATIONAL LEAGUE BALLPARK STILL IN USEWHAT IS WRIGLEY (FIELD)?
49832010‑06‑17AMERICANAMADE FOR ONLY 19 YEARS, IT SOLD FOR $825 IN 1908 & $360 IN 1927WHAT IS A (FORD) MODEL T?
49822010‑06‑16MODERN MATERIALSINTRODUCED IN THE '70s TO REPLACE STEEL BELTING ON HIGH-SPEED TIRES, IT'S CALLED STRONGER THAN STEEL & LIGHTER THAN NYLONWHAT IS KEVLAR?
49812010‑06‑15THE 50 STATESIT'S THE ONLY 2-WORD STATE NAME IN WHICH NEITHER WORD APPEARS IN THE NAME OF ANY OTHER STATEWHAT IS RHODE ISLAND?
49802010‑06‑14MOONS & MYTHOLOGYTHIS PLANET IS NAMED FOR A ROMAN GOD; ITS ONLY MOONS ARE NAMED FOR THE SONS OF HIS GREEK COUNTERPARTWHAT IS MARS?
49792010‑06‑11FLAGS & BANNERSTHIS 15th CENTURY PERSON SAID, "I HAD A BANNER OF WHICH THE FIELD WAS SPRINKLED WITH LILIES"; WRITTEN ON TOP: "JHESUS MARIA"WHO IS JOAN OF ARC?
49782010‑06‑10SHORT STORIESIN AN 1842 TALE HE WROTE, "DOWN-- STILL UNCEASINGLY-- STILL INEVITABLY DOWN!...I SHRUNK CONVULSIVELY AT ITS EVERY SWEEP"WHO IS EDGAR ALLAN POE?
49772010‑06‑09ARTISTSSHE'S SEEN WEARING A REBOZO IN HER 1937 "SELF-PORTRAIT DEDICATED TO LEON TROTSKY"WHO IS FRIDA KAHLO?
49762010‑06‑08U.S. MILITARY HISTORYTHIS GENERAL COMMANDED THE FIRST OFFICIAL AMERICAN FORCE TO FIGHT ON THE EUROPEAN CONTINENTWHO IS JOHN J. PERSHING?
49752010‑06‑07METEOROLOGYLOW- & HIGH- PRESSURE SYSTEMS & TROPICAL MOISTURE SET THE STAGE FOR A 1991 NOR'EASTER NICKNAMED THESE 2 WORDSWHAT IS (THE) PERFECT STORM?
49742010‑06‑04AMERICAN POLITICIANSFRANK SINATRA CAME OUT OF RETIREMENT TO SING THEIR PRAISES: "THEY'RE BOTH UNIQUE... THE QUAKER & THE GREEK"WHO ARE RICHARD NIXON & SPIRO AGNEW?
49732010‑06‑03FILM HISTORYWRITTEN BY THOMAS DIXON, 1916's FILM "THE FALL OF A NATION" IS CONSIDERED THE FIRST OF THESE EVER MADEWHAT IS A SEQUEL?
49722010‑06‑02HISTORICAL PHRASESBEFORE IT MEANT A SPACE BETWEEN OPPOSING ARMIES, IT REFERRED TO AN EXECUTION SITE OUTSIDE THE WALLS OF LONDONWHAT IS NO MAN'S LAND?
49712010‑06‑01THE U.S. MILITARYTHIS CORPS' MOTTO IS "BUILDING STRONG"WHAT IS THE (U.S.) (ARMY) CORPS OF ENGINEERS?
49702010‑05‑31ENGLISH POETSTRANSLATOR EDWARD FITZGERALD WROTE THAT HER 1861 "DEATH IS RATHER A RELIEF TO ME... NO MORE AURORA LEIGHS, THANK GOD"WHO IS ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING?
49692010‑05‑28AWARDS & HONORSA TROPHY NAMED FOR THIS AUTHOR IS AWARDED TO ANYONE WHO BREAKS THE RECORD FOR SAILING A YACHT AROUND THE WORLDWHO IS JULES VERNE?
49682010‑05‑27COLONIAL AFRICAIN 1945 AFRICA HAD ONLY 4 INDEPENDENT COUNTRIES; THESE 2 STARTED WITH THE SAME FIRST LETTERWHAT ARE EGYPT & ETHIOPIA?
49672010‑05‑26PEDIATRICSIN 1943 DRS. LEO KANNER & HANS ASPERGER EACH USED THIS WORD FOR THE THEN-UNNAMED DISORDER THEY WERE STUDYINGWHAT IS AUTISM?
49662010‑05‑25FAMILIAR PHRASESTHIS 3-WORD PHRASE ORIGINATED WITH A SIGNAL SENT BY GENERAL SHERMAN; TODAY IT MEANS TO BE IN CHARGE TEMPORARILYWHAT IS HOLD THE FORT?
49652010‑05‑24AMERICAN CITIES6 OF THE TOP 10 U.S. CITIES IN POPULATION ARE FOUND IN THESE 2 STATESWHAT ARE CALIFORNIA & TEXAS?
49642010‑05‑21FROM NOVEL TO FILMFIRST PUBLISHED IN 1880 & MADE INTO A FILM IN 1907, 1925 & 1959, IT WAS THE FIRST WORK OF FICTION BLESSED BY A POPEWHAT IS "BEN-HUR"?
49632010‑05‑20AFRICAN CAPITALSTHIS WEST CENTRAL AFRICAN CAPITAL GREW OUT OF A SETTLEMENT THAT FRANCE ESTABLISHED FOR FREED SLAVES IN 1849WHAT IS LIBREVILLE?
49622010‑05‑19OPERATHE ARIA "POUR MON AME" BY DONIZETTI INCLUDES 9 OF THESE; A FEW TENORS HAVE EARNED THE NICKNAME "KING OF" THEMWHAT ARE HIGH C's?
49612010‑05‑18ROMAN EMPERORSIN 59 A.D. AGRIPPINA WROTE TO THIS MAN, HER SON, "TELL ME, WHY SHOULD I PLOT AGAINST YOUR LIFE?" --SHE WAS KILLED ANYWAYWHO IS NERO?
49602010‑05‑1720th CENTURY THINKERSREFUSING TO IMPRISON THIS MAN FOR DEMONSTRATING DURING THE 1960s, DE GAULLE SAID, "ONE DOES NOT ARREST VOLTAIRE"WHO IS JEAN-PAUL SARTRE?
49592010‑05‑14THE 50 STATESIT'S THE ONLY STATE FROM WHICH RAINWATER FLOWS TO THE PACIFIC, THE ATLANTIC & HUDSON BAYWHAT IS MONTANA?
49582010‑05‑13BUSY PRESIDENTSHE HAD PREVIOUSLY BEEN A U.S. SENATOR, MINISTER TO FRANCE, ENGLAND & SPAIN, SEC. OF WAR, SEC. OF STATE & GOV. OF VIRGINIAWHO IS JAMES MONROE?
49572010‑05‑1218th CENTURY SCOTSMENA RELATIVE OF THIS INVENTOR DESCRIBED HIM AS A BOY STARING AT THE TEA KETTLE FOR AN HOUR WATCHING IT BOILWHO IS JAMES WATT?
49562010‑05‑11WORDS IN THE BIBLEIN GENESIS 2:24 THESE 2 WORDS ARE WHAT A MAN SHALL DO TO HIS PARENTS & THEN TO HIS WIFE; ADD A LETTER TO 1 TO GET THE OTHERWHAT ARE LEAVE & CLEAVE?
49552010‑05‑10ENGLISH LITERARY HISTORYIMMEDIATELY BEFORE THE CAROLINE ERA CAME THIS ONE, ALSO FROM THE MONARCH'S LATIN NAMEWHAT IS THE JACOBEAN ERA?
49542010‑05‑07MIDDLE EAST COUNTRIESIN 1949 THIS KINGDOM DROPPED THE WORD "TRANS" FROM THE BEGINNING OF ITS NAMEWHAT IS JORDAN?
49532010‑05‑06AMERICAN LITERATUREA CONTEMPORARY REVIEW OF THIS 1851 NOVEL SAID, "WHO WOULD HAVE LOOKED FOR... POETRY IN BLUBBER?"WHAT IS "MOBY-DICK"?
49522010‑05‑05MOVIE HISTORYDURING THE MAKING OF THIS CLASSIC, SETS FROM "KING KONG" & "THE GARDEN OF ALLAH" WERE INTENTIONALLY BURNED DOWNWHAT IS "GONE WITH THE WIND"?
49512010‑05‑04OFFICIAL STATE SONGSIN 1953 IT BECAME THE ONLY STATE WHOSE OFFICIAL SONG WAS WRITTEN FOR A BROADWAY MUSICALWHAT IS OKLAHOMA?
49502010‑05‑03U.S.A.CHOCOLATE AVENUE & COCOA AVENUE ARE 2 OF THE MAIN THOROUGHFARES IN THIS TOWN THAT WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1903WHAT IS HERSHEY (PENNSYLVANIA)?
49492010‑04‑30TOYSORIGINAL SETS OF THIS TOY THAT WAS FIRST SOLD IN 1918 INCLUDED PLANS FOR BUILDING UNCLE TOM'S CABINWHAT ARE LINCOLN LOGS?
49482010‑04‑29POETS ON POETSCOLERIDGE SAID THIS POET WILL "NOT BE REMEMBERED AT ALL, EXCEPT AS A WICKED LORD WHO... PRETENDED TO BE TEN TIMES MORE WICKED THAN HE WAS"WHO IS (GEORGE GORDON) LORD BYRON?
49472010‑04‑28SCIENCE HISTORYIN AUG. 1971 ON THE MOON'S SURFACE, AN ASTRONAUT REPEATED A FAMOUS EXPERIMENT & DECLARED THAT THIS MAN "WAS CORRECT"WHO IS GALILEO (GALILEI)?
49462010‑04‑27CANADIAN HISTORYA RIVER IS NAMED FOR THIS MAN BORN IN SCOTLAND IN 1764, THE FIRST EUROPEAN KNOWN TO HAVE CROSSED CANADAWHO IS ALEXANDER MACKENZIE?
49452010‑04‑26U.S. PRESIDENTSHE'S THE ONLY PRESIDENT SWORN IN ON A CATHOLIC MISSAL; IT WASN'T HISWHO IS LYNDON B. JOHNSON?
49442010‑04‑23WORDS FROM THE FRENCHTHE FIRST KNOWN USE OF THIS WORD IN THE U.S. WAS IN AN OBITUARY FOR WEALTHY BANKER PIERRE LORILLARD IN 1843WHAT IS MILLIONAIRE?
49432010‑04‑22TELECOMMUNICATIONS TERMINOLOGYIN 1992 NEW YORK GOT THE FIRST ONE: 917WHAT IS OVERLAY (AREA CODE)?
49422010‑04‑21SAINTHOODIN 2009 THIS MAN WHO DIED ON MOLOKAI IN 1889 BECAME HAWAII'S FIRST SAINTWHO IS FATHER DAMIEN?
49412010‑04‑20THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORYJOINING SUCH POP CULTURE ICONS AS DOROTHY'S RUBY SLIPPERS, THIS WAS DONATED TO THE MUSEUM BY JERRY SEINFELD IN 2004WHAT IS THE PUFFY SHIRT?
49402010‑04‑19WORLD WAR IION JUNE 5, 1944 FDR SAID OF THE CAPTURE OF THIS CITY, "ONE UP AND TWO TO GO"WHAT IS ROME?
49392010‑04‑16ACTORSIN 1970 HE BECAME THE FIRST PROFESSIONAL ACTOR TO BE NAMED A LORDWHO IS LAURENCE OLIVIER?
49382010‑04‑15BEATLES SONGSTHE TITLE OF THIS BEATLES SONG IS A YORUBA PHRASE THAT MEANS "LIFE GOES ON"WHAT IS "OB-LA-DI, OB-LA-DA"?
49372010‑04‑14POLITICALLY CORRECT POP CULTURETHE VIOLENCE GOES ON, BUT IN 2006 TIME WARNER TV REMOVED DEPICTIONS OF THIS ACTIVITY FROM OLD "TOM AND JERRY" CARTOONSWHAT IS SMOKING?
49362010‑04‑13BRAND LOGOSITS ORIGINAL LOGO, DESIGNED IN 1976, SHOWED ISAAC NEWTON SITTING UNDER A TREEWHAT IS APPLE (COMPUTER OR INC.)?
49352010‑04‑12NEW SPORTSIN 2008, MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE IN VT. WON ITS 2nd STRAIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP IN THIS SPORT INTRODUCED IN A 1997 NOVELWHAT IS QUIDDITCH?
49342010‑04‑0919th CENTURY BRITISH LITERATUREIN CHAP. 10, "THE WHOLE MYSTERY OF THE HANDKERCHIEFS, AND THE WATCHES, AND THE JEWELS... RUSHED UPON" THIS TITLE BOY'S "MIND"WHO IS OLIVER TWIST?
49332010‑04‑08PORTRAIT SUBJECTSONE OF GOYA'S FEW PORTRAITS OF A FOREIGNER WAS OF THIS ENGLISHMAN PAINTED IN 1812WHO IS THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON?
49322010‑04‑07CELEBRITY NAMESTHIS OSCAR WINNER WHO HAD HIS OWN WB SITCOM TOOK HIS LAST NAME AS A TRIBUTE TO AN EARLIER COMIC & SITCOM STARWHO IS JAMIE FOXX?
49312010‑04‑06THE ANIMAL KINGDOMTHE COELACANTH & THE IVORY-BILLED WOODPECKER ARE SOMETIMES REFERRED TO AS THIS BIBLICAL MAN "SPECIES"WHO IS LAZARUS?
49302010‑04‑05FASHION HISTORYIT WAS UNVEILED JULY 5, 1946, AT PARIS' PISCINE MOLITOR & CREATED A SCANDALWHAT IS THE BIKINI?
49292010‑04‑02THE MIDDLE AGESSOME SAY THE DARK AGES BEGAN WHEN BYZANTINE EMP. JUSTINIAN CLOSED THIS CITY'S SCHOOL OF PHILOSOPHY IN 529 A.D.WHAT IS ATHENS?
49282010‑04‑01LITERARY INFLUENCESA 1919 SHAW PLAY SUBTITLED "A FANTASIA IN THE RUSSIAN MANNER..." IS AN HOMAGE TO THIS PLAYWRIGHT WHO DIED IN 1904WHO IS ANTON CHEKHOV?
49272010‑03‑31INTO AFRICAJAMES BRUCE TAUGHT HIMSELF ARABIC & AMHARIC TO PREPARE FOR HIS 1768 JOURNEY UPRIVER IN SEARCH OF THIS SPOTWHAT IS THE SOURCE OF THE (BLUE) NILE?
49262010‑03‑30NAVAL HEROESWHEN HE WAS KILLED IN BATTLE IN 1805, HE WAS WEARING A UNIFORM COAT WITH SEWN-ON REPLICAS OF HIS 4 ORDERS OF CHIVALRYWHO IS HORATIO NELSON?
49252010‑03‑2919th CENTURY LITERATUREIN AN 1877 NOVEL MRS. GORDON INITIALLY SUGGESTS THE NAME EBONY FOR THIS TITLE CHARACTERWHAT IS BLACK BEAUTY?
49242010‑03‑26PHRASE ORIGINSIN 1945 GEORGE ORWELL COINED THIS 2-WORD PHRASE FOR "AN EPOCH AS HORRIBLY STABLE AS THE SLAVE EMPIRES OF ANTIQUITY"WHAT IS COLD WAR?
49232010‑03‑25U.S. TOURISMYOU CAN REACH THIS TOWN'S CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU BY CALLING 1-TOMANDHUCKWHAT IS HANNIBAL (MISSOURI)?
49222010‑03‑24ANIMATED MOVIESTHE ANSWER TO THE TITLE OF THIS OSCAR WINNER IS JUDGE DOOMWHAT IS "WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT"?
49212010‑03‑23THE 50 STATESBENJAMIN HARRISON HAD THE ADMISSION ORDERS SHUFFLED, SO NO ONE KNOWS WHICH OF THESE 2 STATES WAS 39th & WHICH WAS 40thWHAT ARE NORTH & SOUTH DAKOTA?
49202010‑03‑22SHAKESPEARE TITLESIT'S NOT ONE OF THE BARD'S BETTER- KNOWN COMEDY TITLES, BUT HAS THE DISTINCTION OF CONTAINING THE MOST APOSTROPHESWHAT IS "LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST"?
49192010‑03‑191940s MUSIC HISTORYWHILE WRITING FOR BILLBOARD, LEGENDARY PRODUCER JERRY WEXLER COINED THIS PHRASE TO REPLACE "RACE MUSIC"WHAT IS RHYTHM & BLUES?
49182010‑03‑18AUTHORSIN 1890 HE WITNESSED A MILD CYCLONE IN ABERDEEN, SOUTH DAKOTA, FODDER FOR HIS MOST FAMOUS NOVELWHO IS L. FRANK BAUM?
49172010‑03‑17LEGENDARY WOMENIN VARIOUS TALES, SHE IS ABDUCTED BY MELWAS, MELEAGANT & MORDREDWHO IS GUINEVERE?
49162010‑03‑16FAMOUS AMERICANSABOUT HIM F. SCOTT FITZGERALD WROTE, "IN THE SPRING OF '27, SOMETHING BRIGHT AND ALIEN FLASHED ACROSS THE SKY..."WHO IS CHARLES LINDBERGH?
49152010‑03‑15RELIGIONIN 1875 SHE WROTE, "JESUS OF NAZARETH WAS THE MOST SCIENTIFIC MAN THAT EVER TROD THE GLOBE"WHO IS MARY BAKER EDDY?
49142010‑03‑12FILM LEGENDSHIS ONLY COMPETITIVE OSCAR WIN WAS FOR BEST SCORE IN 1973 FOR A 1952 FILM IN WHICH HE HAD STARRED AS A WASHED-UP COMICWHO IS CHARLIE CHAPLIN?
49132010‑03‑11THE NUCLEAR AGETHIS COUNTRY HAS 104 NUCLEAR REACTORS, MORE THAN ANY OTHER COUNTRYWHAT IS THE UNITED STATES?
49122010‑03‑10U.S. PLACES IN LITERATURETHIS FISHING PORT IS THE SETTING FOR KIPLING'S "CAPTAINS COURAGEOUS" & THE WRECK OF THE HESPERUS WAS NEARBYWHAT IS GLOUCESTER (MASSACHUSETTS)?
49112010‑03‑09THE INTERNETWORDS REGULARLY CENSORED OUT OF CHINESE BLOGS INCLUDE MINZHU, WHICH MEANS THIS, FROM THE GREEK FOR "PEOPLE"WHAT IS DEMOCRACY?
49102010‑03‑08WORLD TRAVELIF YOU WANT TO VISIT THIS COUNTRY, YOU CAN FLY INTO SUNAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT OR...OR NOT VISIT THIS COUNTRYWHAT IS NORTH KOREA?
49092010‑03‑05PLAYSDIALOGUE FROM THIS PLAY: "HE DIDN'T SAY FOR SURE HE'D COME." "AND IF HE DOESN'T COME?" "WE'LL COME BACK TOMORROW"WHAT IS "WAITING FOR GODOT"?
49082010‑03‑04SENATE COMMITTEES1-WORD NAME OF THE COMMITTEE THAT SETS THE SPENDING PRIORITIES THAT THE FINANCE & APPROPRIATION CMTES. CARRY OUTWHAT IS THE BUDGET COMMITTEE?
49072010‑03‑03BRITISH HISTORYDYING IN 2009 AT AGE 113, BRITISH WWI VET HENRY ALLINGHAM WAS THE LAST ORIGINAL SURVIVING MEMBER OF THIS GROUP, FORMED 1918WHAT IS THE ROYAL AIR FORCE?
49062010‑03‑02FOOD TRADITIONSSINCE THE 1100s DUNMOW, ENGLAND HAS REWARDED NEWLYWEDS WHO GO A YEAR & A DAY W/O ARGUING BY LETTING THEM "BRING HOME" THISWHAT IS THE BACON?
49052010‑03‑01NOTORIOUSOFTEN DESCRIBED AS A REDHEAD, THIS ACCUSED KILLER CALLED HER HAIR LIGHT BROWN ON HER 1890 PASSPORT APPLICATIONWHO IS LIZZIE BORDEN?
49042010‑02‑26LANDMARKSBEGUN IN 1174, IT WAS FINALLY STABILIZED IN MAY 2008, AFTER MORE THAN 700 YEARS OF SLOW MOVEMENTWHAT IS THE (LEANING) TOWER OF PISA?
49032010‑02‑25SCIENTIFIC MNEMONICS "KINGS PLAY CHESS ON FINELY GRAINED SAND" IS A MNEMONIC DEVICE USED TO HELP REMEMBER A SYSTEM DEVISED BY THIS SCIENTISTWHO IS (CAROLUS) LINNAEUS?
49022010‑02‑24THE ACADEMY AWARDSHE WAS NOMINATED FOR 8 BEST ACTOR OSCARS, INCLUDING ONE FOR A 1961 FILM; HIS ONLY WIN CAME FOR ITS 1986 SEQUELWHO IS PAUL NEWMAN?
49012010‑02‑23MONARCHSIN 2001 BULGARIA ELECTED AS PRIME MINISTER ITS FORMER CHILD MONARCH, THE ONLY PERSON NOW LIVING TO HAVE HELD THIS ROYAL TITLEWHAT IS CZAR?
49002010‑02‑22KINGS & LITERATURETHOUGH CALLED "THE MOST HAPLESS OF MONARCHS", THIS KING IS IN THE TITLE OF SHAKESPEARE'S ONLY TRILOGYWHO IS HENRY VI?
48992010‑02‑19ARTISTSIN 1882 HE WROTE, "THOUGH I AM OFTEN IN THE DEPTHS OF MISERY, THERE IS STILL CALMNESS, PURE HARMONY AND MUSIC INSIDE ME"WHO IS VINCENT VAN GOGH?
48982010‑02‑18ENTREPRENEURSWHEN HE PASSED AWAY IN DECEMBER 1980, FLAGS IN KENTUCKY FLEW AT HALF-STAFF FOR 4 DAYSWHO IS COLONEL (HARLAND) SANDERS?
48972010‑02‑17RELIGIOUS WORDSSURPRISINGLY, THIS WORD APPEARS ONLY TWICE IN THE NEW TESTAMENT, ONCE IN ACTS & ONCE IN THE FIRST EPISTLE OF PETERWHAT IS CHRISTIAN?
48962010‑02‑16THE AFI's 50 GREATEST FILM HEROESOF THE 50 ON THE LIST, THE ONLY CHARACTER THAT WASN'T PORTRAYED BY A HUMANWHO IS LASSIE?
48952010‑02‑15WASHINGTON, D.C.SOME OF THE SCULPTURES OUTSIDE THE ENTRANCE OF THIS BUILDING DEPICT MOSES, CONFUCIUS, SOLON & WILLIAM HOWARD TAFTWHAT IS THE (U.S.) SUPREME COURT?
48942010‑02‑12BIBLICAL KINGSTHESE 2 MEN FIRST MEET IN 1 SAMUEL 16 WHEN ONE BECOMES AWARE OF THE MUSICAL TALENT OF THE OTHERWHO ARE SAUL & DAVID?
48932010‑02‑11COLLEGE HISTORYTHE PITTSBURGH UNIV. NAMED FOR ANDREW CARNEGIE IS THE USA's FIRST TO OFFER A DEGREE IN THIS MUSICAL INSTRUMENTWHAT ARE THE BAGPIPES?
48922010‑02‑10AMERICAN HEROESHE SAID, "I WISH TO HAVE NO CONNECTION WITH ANY SHIP THAT DOES NOT SAIL FAST; FOR I INTEND TO GO IN HARM'S WAY"WHO IS JOHN PAUL JONES?
48912010‑02‑09ASTRONOMYWITH A MASS OF 4.31 MILLION SUNS, SAGITTARIUS A* IS THOUGHT TO BE A SUPERMASSIVE ONE OF THESE IN THE MILKY WAY'S CENTERWHAT IS A BLACK HOLE?
48902010‑02‑08RANKS & TITLESOWAIN GLYNDWR, WHO DIED CIRCA 1416, WAS THE LAST NATIVE OF HIS COUNTRY TO CLAIM THIS TITLEWHAT IS PRINCE OF WALES?
48892010‑02‑05RECENT BOOKSIN A LECTURE CALLED "STORIA SENZA STORIA" (STORY WITHOUT HISTORY), AN ITALIAN CARDINAL REBUTTED CLAIMS IN THIS 2003 NOVELWHAT IS "THE DA VINCI CODE"?
48882010‑02‑0420th CENTURY PEOPLETHE JULY 1, 1946 COVER OF TIME MAGAZINE DEPICTED HIM WITH THE CAPTION, "ALL MATTER IS SPEED AND FLAME"WHO IS ALBERT EINSTEIN?
48872010‑02‑03OLYMPIC VENUESAT ABOVE 7,000 FEET, THIS WESTERN HEMISPHERE CITY HAD THE HIGHEST ALTITUDE EVER OF A SUMMER OLYMPICS HOST CITYWHAT IS MEXICO CITY?
48862010‑02‑02FAMOUS AMERICANSAT HIS DEATH IN 1790, HE LEFT 200-YEAR TRUST FUNDS TO THE CITIES OF BOSTON & PHILADELPHIAWHO IS BENJAMIN FRANKLIN?
48852010‑02‑01MEDICINETHE GENES OF THIS ORGANISM WERE DISCOVERED TO BE 2 PARTS PIG, 1 PART HUMAN & 1 PART BIRDWHAT IS THE H1N1 VIRUS?
48842010‑01‑29PRO SPORTSTHE OFFICIAL ADDRESS OF THE ATLANTA BRAVES IS NO. 755 ON THE DRIVE NAMED FOR THIS MANWHO IS HANK AARON?
48832010‑01‑2819th CENTURY ARTISTS THIS FRENCHMAN ONCE SAID, "I WILL ASTONISH PARIS WITH AN APPLE" --HERE ARE A FEW OF THEMWHO IS PAUL CEZANNE?
48822010‑01‑27THE 1960sIN 1962 THE PEOPLE OF PERTH, AUSTRALIA SALUTED THIS AMERICAN BY TURNING THEIR LIGHTS ON & OFF AT THE SAME TIMEWHO IS JOHN GLENN?
48812010‑01‑2619th CENTURY LITERATURECHAPTER II OF THIS NOVEL SAYS, "MY EYES WERE NOT TO BE DECEIVED. I WAS INDEED AWAKE AND AMONG THE CARPATHIANS"WHAT IS "DRACULA"?
48802010‑01‑25SPORTS CITIESIT'S THE ONLY CITY WHOSE TEAMS WON THE SUPER BOWL & THE STANLEY CUP IN THE SAME CALENDAR YEARWHAT IS PITTSBURGH?
48792010‑01‑22THE CABINETCREATED BY THE CONTINENTAL CONGRESS IN 1775, THIS OFFICER JOINED THE CABINET IN 1829 BUT WAS REMOVED FROM IT IN 1971WHAT IS POSTMASTER GENERAL?
48782010‑01‑21COMIC STRIP CHARACTERSCREATED IN 1950, HE FINALLY HIT A HOME RUN ON MARCH 30, 1993WHO IS CHARLIE BROWN?
48772010‑01‑20CITIES IN ENGLANDTHE ROMAN NAME FOR THIS CITY WAS AQUAE SULISWHAT IS BATH?
48762010‑01‑19U.S. STATE NAMESIT'S THE ONLY 1-WORD U.S. STATE THAT CONTAINS THE ENTIRE NAME, IN ORDER, OF ANOTHER STATEWHAT IS ARKANSAS?
48752010‑01‑18EARLY MANA THEORY OF THE ORIGIN & SPREAD OF HUMANKIND IS CALLED THIS, ALSO THE TITLE OF AN OSCAR-WINNING MOVIE OF THE 1980sWHAT IS "OUT OF AFRICA"?
48742010‑01‑15BUSINESSON APRIL 17, 1973 THIS COMPANY BEGAN OPERATIONS WITH THE LAUNCH OF 14 SMALL AIRCRAFT FROM MEMPHIS INTL. AIRPORTWHAT IS FEDEX?
48732010‑01‑14COLONISTSAMONG THE 6 CHILDREN OF THIS COLONIST WERE MARY, FREEBORN, MERCY & PROVIDENCEWHO IS ROGER WILLIAMS?
48722010‑01‑13RECORD OF THE YEAR GRAMMY WINNERSTHIS SONG'S RECORDING SESSION OCCURRED RIGHT AFTER THE 1985 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS & LASTED ALL NIGHT LONGWHAT IS "WE ARE THE WORLD"?
48712010‑01‑12FAMOUS WOMENHALLS OF FAME INTO WHICH SHE'S BEEN INDUCTED INCLUDE THE CALIFORNIA, NATIONAL WOMEN'S, NATIONAL AVIATION & U.S. ASTRONAUTWHO IS SALLY RIDE?
48702010‑01‑11THE PARTS OF SPEECHOF THE TRADITIONAL 8 PARTS OF SPEECH, IT'S THE ONLY ONE THAT DOESN'T END IN THE SAME 4 LETTERS AS 1 OF THE OTHER PARTS OF SPEECHWHAT IS AN ADJECTIVE?
48692010‑01‑08AUTHORSIN "COMICS REVIEW" IN 1965, "I WAS A TEENAGE GRAVE ROBBER" WAS HIS FIRST PUBLISHED WORK; HE'S STILL GOING STRONGWHO IS STEPHEN KING?
48682010‑01‑07TV HISTORYWHEN THIS ANIMATED TV SHOW PREMIERED, IT WAS SPONSORED BY ONE-A-DAY VITAMINS & WINSTON CIGARETTESWHAT IS "THE FLINTSTONES"?
48672010‑01‑06COUNTRY MUSIC LEGENDSBEFORE HE WAS FOUND DEAD JAN. 1, 1953, THE LAST SINGLE HE RELEASED WAS "I'LL NEVER GET OUT OF THIS WORLD ALIVE"WHO IS HANK WILLIAMS (SR.)?
48662010‑01‑05ART HISTORYUNIQUE QUALITY OF "FIRST COMMUNION OF ANEMIC YOUNG GIRLS IN THE SNOW", SHOWN AT THE 1883 ARTS INCOHERENTS EXHIBITWHAT IS IT WAS (A) BLANK (PIECE OF PAPER)?
48652010‑01‑04AUTHORS' QUOTATIONS"I HAD NO IDEA OF ORIGINATING AN AMERICAN FLAPPER... I SIMPLY TOOK GIRLS WHOM I KNEW VERY WELL" & "USED THEM FOR MY HEROINES"WHO IS F. SCOTT FITZGERALD?
48642010‑01‑01ROSE BOWL HISTORYTHE ONLY TIME THE GAME WASN'T HELD IN CALIF. WAS 1942, WHEN IT WAS IN N.C. AMIDST FEARS OF ANOTHER EVENT LIKE THIS ONEWHAT IS (THE ATTACK ON) PEARL HARBOR?
48632009‑12‑31ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS2nd ONLY TO WALT DISNEY'S 59, THIS COMPOSER'S 45 NOMS. INCLUDE "THE TOWERING INFERNO" & "SAVING PRIVATE RYAN"WHO IS JOHN WILLIAMS?
48622009‑12‑30THE CONSTITUTIONJUST 37 WORDS, IT'S IN THE ARTICLE ON THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH & IS THE ONLY PART OF THE CONSTITUTION THAT IS IN QUOTE MARKSWHAT IS THE (PRESIDENTIAL) OATH (OF OFFICE)?
48612009‑12‑29AMERICAN MUSICTHE BRILLIANCE OF ANNE BROWN, A SOPRANO, CHANGED THE TITLE OF A 1935 OPERA THAT WAS TO BE CALLED SIMPLY THIS ONE NAMEWHAT IS "PORGY"?
48602009‑12‑28AMERICAN HISTORYON APRIL 14, 1865 ABRAHAM LINCOLN AUTHORIZED THIS GOVT. AGENCY; ITS MAIN JOB THEN WAS TO PROTECT AGAINST COUNTERFEITINGWHAT IS THE SECRET SERVICE?
48592009‑12‑25CLASSICAL MUSICA CHORUS IN THIS 1741 WORK SAYS, "KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS AND HE SHALL REIGN FOREVER AND EVER"WHAT IS "THE MESSIAH"?
48582009‑12‑24SPORTSWOMENREFERRING TO A 1999 INCIDENT, HER AUTOBIOGRAPHY IS TITLED "IT'S NOT ABOUT THE BRA"WHO IS BRANDI CHASTAIN?
48572009‑12‑23-ISMSTHIS TERM FOR AN ECONOMIC SYSTEM FIRST APPEARED IN ENGLISH IN THACKERAY'S "THE NEWCOMES", ABOUT THE RISE OF A FAMILYWHAT IS CAPITALISM?
48562009‑12‑22FLAGSIN A POLICY BEGUN IN 2002 AS A SYMBOL OF THE WAR ON TERRORISM, U.S. NAVY SHIPS FLY THE 18th C. FLAG WITH THIS 4-WORD MOTTOWHAT IS "DON'T TREAD ON ME"?
48552009‑12‑2120th CENTURY WEDDINGSHER 1956 WEDDING ATTRACTED MORE THAN 1,500 NEWS REPORTERS TO A COUNTRY WITH JUST 20,000 CITIZENS AT THE TIMEWHO IS GRACE KELLY?
48542009‑12‑18HEALTH & FITNESSDR. KENNETH COOPER ADDED "S" TO A MEDICAL ADJ. TO COIN THIS WORD FOR THE KIND OF EXERCISE HE ADVOCATED IN A 1968 BOOKWHAT IS AEROBICS?
48532009‑12‑17FADSIT WAS INSPIRED BY A PIECE OF AUSTRALIAN PHYS. ED. EQUIPMENT & 100 MILLION WERE SOLD WORLDWIDE IN 1958WHAT IS A HULA HOOP?
48522009‑12‑161970s BESTSELLERSTHE PREFACE TO THIS NOVEL SAYS ITS TITLE IS A TRADEMARK PHRASE OF GENERAL MILLS, USED ON A CEREAL PRODUCTWHAT IS "BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS"?
48512009‑12‑15NORTH AMERICAN BIRDSTHIS BIRD IS KNOWN FOR ITS SIZE (5 FEET TALL), ITS CALL (CARRIES 2 MILES) & ITS RARITY; IN 1941 THERE WERE ONLY 21 IN THE WILDWHAT IS THE WHOOPING CRANE?
48502009‑12‑14SPACE NEWSIN 2009 NASA NAMED THE COMBINED OPERATIONAL LOAD BEARING EXTERNAL RESISTANCE TREADMILL FOR THIS MANWHO IS STEVEN COLBERT?
48492009‑12‑11OPECTHIS AFRICAN NATION OF 150 MILLION IS THE ONLY MEMBER OF OPEC THAT'S ALSO A MEMBER OF THE BRITISH COMMONWEALTHWHAT IS NIGERIA?
48482009‑12‑101989 NO. 1 HITSTHE BILLBOARD BOOK OF NO. 1 HITS SAYS THIS SONG BROUGHT MAIL FROM HISTORY TEACHERS WHO HAILED IT AS AN EDUCATIONAL AIDWHAT IS "WE DIDN'T START THE FIRE"?
48472009‑12‑09HISTORIC AMERICANSHIS COLLECTION OF BOOKS SUFFERED DISASTROUS FIRES AT THE HOME CALLED SHADWELL IN 1770 & AT THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS IN 1851WHO IS THOMAS JEFFERSON?
48462009‑12‑08LITERATURE OF THE 1800sTHIS CHARACTER SAID, "I WILL LIVE IN THE PAST, THE PRESENT, AND THE FUTURE. THE SPIRITS OF ALL THREE SHALL STRIVE WITHIN ME"WHO IS EBENEZER SCROOGE?
48452009‑12‑07TOYSIN 1963 SCULPTOR PHIL KRACZKOWSKI WAS PAID $600 TO DESIGN THIS HASBRO TOY'S ORIGINAL HEADWHAT IS G.I. JOE?
48442009‑12‑04THE 13th CENTURYIN 1298 THIS EXPLORER CREATED HIS "DESCRIPTION OF THE WORLD"WHO IS MARCO POLO?
48432009‑12‑03SHAKESPEARE'S WOMENTHE NAME OF THIS ROYAL DAUGHTER FROM A TRAGEDY IS FROM A WORD MEANING "LITTLE KING"WHO IS REGAN?
48422009‑12‑02PHRASE ORIGINSUSED IN 1947's "U.S. STRATEGIC BOMBING SURVEY", THIS 2-WORD TERM BECAME WIDELY USED AGAIN IN NYC ON 9/11/01WHAT IS GROUND ZERO?
48412009‑12‑01POLITICAL PHILOSOPHYTHE SUBTITLE OF THIS INFLUENTIAL 1762 TREATISE IS "PRINCIPES DU DROIT POLITIQUE" ("PRINCIPLES OF POLITICAL RIGHT")WHAT IS "THE SOCIAL CONTRACT"?
48402009‑11‑30POLITICAL NONFICTIONTHIS BOOK BEGINS, "JUNE 17, 1972. NINE O'CLOCK SATURDAY MORNING"WHAT IS "ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN"?
48392009‑11‑27PLANET EARTHDESPITE ITS NAME, THIS OCEAN CURRENT OUTDOES ANY RIVER; AT MAXIMUM FLOW OFF THE CAROLINAS, ITS FLOW IS 3,500x THE MISSISSIPPI'SWHAT IS THE GULF STREAM?
48382009‑11‑26ENGINEERING FEATSIN 1937 ITS CHIEF ENGINEER WROTE A POEM ABOUT IT, MENTIONING ITS "TITAN PIERS" & THE "REDWOOD EMPIRE" TO THE NORTHWHAT IS THE GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE?
48372009‑11‑25POSTAL ABBREVIATIONSA STATE SINCE THE 1700s BUT NOT IN THE ORIGINAL 13, IT ENDS WITH ITS OWN 2-LETTER POSTAL ABBREVIATIONWHAT IS KENTUCKY?
48362009‑11‑24COMPOSERSIN 1928, THE 100th ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH, A $10,000 PRIZE WAS OFFERED FOR THE COMPLETION OF HIS 8th SYMPHONY WHO IS FRANZ SCHUBERT?
48352009‑11‑23ODD TITLESGILBERT & SULLIVAN'S "MIKADO", NOT MILNE, GAVE US THIS HYPHENATED TITLE FOR A POMPOUS FUNCTIONARYWHAT IS A (GRAND) POOH-BAH?
48342009‑11‑20PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONSHE WAS THE LAST SITTING PRESIDENT TO RUN FOR RE-ELECTION & FINISH THIRD IN THE ELECTORAL COLLEGEWHO IS WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT?
48332009‑11‑19FILM DIRECTORSHIS WORK OF THE 1930s & '40s IS SO ASSOCIATED WITH SENTIMENTALITY THAT HIS NAME IS OFTEN COMBINED WITH "CORN"WHO IS FRANK CAPRA?
48322009‑11‑18THE 18th CENTURYIF THE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD HADN'T GOTTEN ENGLAND TO ADOPT THIS, HE'D HAVE DIED MARCH 13 INSTEAD OF MARCH 24, 1773WHAT IS THE GREGORIAN CALENDAR?
48312009‑11‑17MOVIES & DANCEDERIVED FROM OTHER TRADITIONAL DANCES & STILL POPULAR TODAY, THE SYRTAKI WAS CREATED FOR THIS 1964 MOVIEWHAT IS "ZORBA THE GREEK"?
48302009‑11‑16CLASSIC SONGS FROM MOVIES6-WORD TITLE OF THE SONG THAT SAYS, "FOR THE HOUSE FELL ON HER HEAD & THE CORONER PRONOUNCED HER DEAD"WHAT IS "DING DONG! THE WITCH IS DEAD"?
48292009‑11‑13HISTORIC SPEECHESHE SAID, "WE LOOK FORWARD TO A WORLD FOUNDED UPON" FREEDOM OF SPEECH, OF WORSHIP, FROM WANT & FROM FEARWHO IS FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT?
48282009‑11‑1219th CENTURY NOVELISTSSHE WROTE THAT "HAPPINESS IN MARRIAGE IS ENTIRELY A MATTER OF CHANCE"WHO IS JANE AUSTEN?
48272009‑11‑11THE WORLD AFTER WWIITHIS PENINSULA WAS DIVIDED WHEN JAPAN SURRENDERED TO THE U.S. BELOW THE 38th PARALLEL & TO THE SOVIET UNION NORTH OF ITWHAT IS THE KOREAN PENINSULA?
48262009‑11‑10ARCHITECTUREDE MAUPASSANT, ZOLA & DUMAS FILS WERE AMONG THOSE SIGNING A PETITION DECRYING IT AS "A GIGANTIC... FACTORY CHIMNEY"WHAT IS THE EIFFEL TOWER?
48252009‑11‑09THE OLD TESTAMENTTHIS MAN WAS GIVEN THE ARMOR, HELMET & SWORD OF THE FIRST KING OF ISRAEL, BUT REFUSED TO USE THEMWHO IS DAVID?
48242009‑11‑06STATE CAPITALSIT'S THE ONLY STATE CAPITAL MADE UP OF 3 WORDSWHAT IS SALT LAKE CITY (UTAH)?
48232009‑11‑05THE PLANETSIT'S THE DENSEST OF THE PLANETS IN OUR SOLAR SYSTEM & THE ONLY ONE NOT NAMED FOR A DEITYWHAT IS EARTH?
48222009‑11‑04LONDON LANDMARKSA STATUE OF HIM STANDS OUTSIDE THE LONDON UNDERGROUND BAKER STREET STATIONWHO IS SHERLOCK HOLMES?
48212009‑11‑03NUMBERS & LETTERSIT'S THE WORLD'S MOST COMMON NUMBER SYSTEM & SECOND-MOST COMMON ALPHABETWHAT IS ARABIC?
48202009‑11‑02HISTORIC AMERICANSON JULY 11, 1804 HE GASPED TO HIS DOCTOR, "THIS IS A MORTAL WOUND"; HE DIED THE NEXT DAYWHO IS ALEXANDER HAMILTON?
48192009‑10‑30PRESIDENTIAL NAMESHE'S THE ONLY PRESIDENT WHOSE FIRST & LAST NAMES CONTAIN THE SAME PAIR OF DOUBLE LETTERSWHO IS MILLARD FILLMORE?
48182009‑10‑29THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR DRAMA1 OF THE 2 1-WORD PLAYS, WINNERS IN 2001 & 2005, WHICH BOTH BECAME MOVIES; IF YOU HAVE ONE, YOU WANT THE OTHERWHAT IS "DOUBT" OR "PROOF"?
48172009‑10‑28OLYMPIC CITIESIT'S THE ONLY U.S. STATE CAPITAL TO HAVE HOSTED THE SUMMER OLYMPICSWHAT IS ATLANTA (GEORGIA)?
48162009‑10‑27LANDMARKSOPERATION FELIX, A PLANNED 1941 NAZI ACTION TO SEIZE THIS TERRITORY, WAS NEVER CARRIED OUT BECAUSE SPAIN WOULDN'T GO ALONGWHAT IS GIBRALTAR?
48152009‑10‑26GODDESSESHERA SENT A GADFLY TO TORMENT THIS 2-LETTER GODDESS, WHO LATER ESCAPED TO EGYPT ACROSS A SEA SINCE NAMED FOR HERWHO IS IO?
48142009‑10‑23COUNTRIES OF THE WORLDTHIS ASIAN NATION IS THE ONLY NATION WITH THE SAME NAME AS ITS CAPITAL & THE ISLAND ON WHICH IT'S LOCATEDWHAT IS SINGAPORE?
48132009‑10‑22U.S. SCIENCE CITIESTHIS CALIFORNIA CITY HAS THE HONOR OF BEING THE ONLY ONE IN THE U.S. TO HAVE AN ELEMENT NAMED FOR ITWHAT IS BERKELEY (CALIFORNIA)?
48122009‑10‑21AMERICAN THINKERSHE TOLD GEORGE WASHINGTON HE HOPED "THE RIGHTS OF MAN MAY BECOME AS UNIVERSAL AS YOUR BENEVOLENCE CAN WISH" WHO IS THOMAS PAINE?
48112009‑10‑20MUSICAL INSTRUMENTSIN THE EARLY 18th C. SYLVIUS LEOPOLD WEISS WROTE WORKS FOR THESE 2 INSTRUMENTS WHOSE NAMES RHYMEWHAT ARE LUTE & FLUTE?
48102009‑10‑19NOTABLE WOMENWHEN GALVESTON WAS DEVASTATED BY A HURRICANE IN 1900, SHE TRAVELED 1,500 MILES TO HEAD UP THE RELIEF EFFORTWHO IS CLARA BARTON?
48092009‑10‑16SCIENTIFIC FIRSTSTHE FIRST OBJECT IN OUR SOLAR SYSTEM DISCOVERED BY TELESCOPE WAS NOT A PLANET BUT ONE OF THESEWHAT IS A MOON (OF JUPITER)?
48082009‑10‑15BIBLICAL NAMESTREES WITH BIBLICAL NAMES INCLUDE THE JOSHUA TREE & THE WORLD'S OLDEST TREE, A 4,700-YEAR-OLD PINE NAMED FOR HIMWHO IS METHUSELAH?
48072009‑10‑14POETSIN A 1921 LETTER THIS AMERICAN-BORN POET HAD "A LONG POEM IN MIND... WHICH I AM WISHFUL TO FINISH", & HE DID AT 433 LINESWHO IS T.S. ELIOT?
48062009‑10‑13AFRICAN GEOGRAPHYIT'S A LANDLOCKED NATION IN WESTERN AFRICA & ITS NAME IS "LOCKED" WITHIN THE NAME OF A NATION ON AFRICA'S EAST COASTWHAT IS MALI?
48052009‑10‑12ANNIVERSARIES & FAREWELLSIN 2009 IT CELEBRATED ITS 40th ANNIVERSARY WITH A FAREWELL TOUR OF THE BRITISH ISLES, WHERE IT WAS BUILT; TODAY, IT'S IN DUBAIWHAT IS THE QE2?
48042009‑10‑09THE U.S. SENATETHIS MAN, ONLY THE THIRD MAN TO SERVE HIS STATE IN THE U.S. SENATE, LEFT THE BODY IN 2009WHO IS TED STEVENS?
48032009‑10‑08ASTRONOMYSIR WILLIAM HERSCHEL COINED THIS WORD IN 1802 WRITING, "THEY RESEMBLE SMALL STARS SO MUCH..."WHAT IS ASTEROID?
48022009‑10‑07AMERICAN HISTORYHE WAS THE ONLY MEMBER OF THE WARREN COMMISSION WHO WOULD LATER FACE WOULD-BE ASSASSINS HIMSELFWHO IS GERALD FORD?
48012009‑10‑06BIOGRAPHY SUBJECTSONE CRITIC CALLED PETER MARTIN'S BOOK ABOUT HIM "THE BEST BIOGRAPHY OF THE GREATEST BIOGRAPHER IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE"WHO IS JAMES BOSWELL?
48002009‑10‑05LANDMARKSITS CREATOR SAID ITS PARTS REPRESENT OUR NATION'S FOUNDING, EXPANSION, DEVELOPMENT & PRESERVATIONWHAT IS MOUNT RUSHMORE?
47992009‑10‑02EMMY WINNERSTHESE 2 MEN WITH 16 TOTAL CAREER EMMYS APPEARED IN SERIES WITH MARY TYLER MOORE, ONE PLAYING A TV HOST, ONE A TV PRODUCERWHO ARE CARL REINER & ED ASNER?
47982009‑10‑01GEOGRAPHIC NAMESFOR 200 YEARS, MUCH OF THIS LARGE CURRENT COUNTRY WAS KNOWN AS "RUPERT'S LAND", IN HONOR OF A COUSIN OF CHARLES IIWHAT IS CANADA?
47972009‑09‑30HISTORIC HEADLINESON SEPT. 30, 2008 DAILY VARIETY REPRISED THIS 5-WORD HEADLINE FROM OCT. 30, 1929WHAT IS "WALL STREET LAYS AN EGG"?
47962009‑09‑29MUSIC HALLS OF FAME2 OF THE 4 COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME ACTS WHO ARE ALSO IN THE ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME AS PERFORMERSWHO IS ELVIS PRESLEY, JOHNNY CASH, BRENDA LEE OR THE EVERLY BROS.?
47952009‑09‑28OLD NAMES IN THE NEWSAFTER RUNNING PYRAMID SCHEMES & SPENDING TIME IN FEDERAL PRISON, HE WAS DEPORTED BACK TO ITALY IN 1934WHO IS CHARLES PONZI?
47942009‑09‑25ANIMALSBECAUSE OF THE REQUIREMENTS IN PUMPING BLOOD TO ITS BRAIN, IT HAS THE HIGHEST BLOOD PRESSURE OF ANY LIVING ANIMALWHAT IS THE GIRAFFE?
47932009‑09‑24FROM PAGE TO SCREENA 13-PAGE DOCUMENT TYPED ON APRIL 18, 1945 WITH THE NAMES OF 801 MEN INSPIRED A 1982 BOOK & THIS 1993 FILMWHAT IS "SCHINDLER'S LIST"?
47922009‑09‑2317th CENTURY BRITISH HISTORYTHE LANTERN WITH WHICH HE PLANNED TO INITIATE HIS MOST FAMOUS ACT IS IN THE POSSESSION OF ENGLAND'S ASHMOLEAN MUSEUMWHO IS GUY FAWKES?
47912009‑09‑22WORD HISTORYONCE A TYPE OF ROMAN ARENA, IN THE 18th C. THIS 6-LETTER WORD GAINED ITS CURRENT MEANING AS A TYPE OF ENTERTAINMENTWHAT IS CIRCUS?
47902009‑09‑21THE INTERNETIN A REGISTERED WEBSITE DOMAIN NAME, IT'S THE ONLY MARK ALLOWED THAT ISN'T A LETTER, NUMBER OR THE DOTWHAT IS A DASH?
47892009‑09‑18BRITISH AUTHORSTHOUGH KNOWN FOR WRITING NONSENSE VERSE, HE GAVE QUEEN VICTORIA DRAWING LESSONS & TENNYSON WROTE A POEM TO HIMWHO IS EDWARD LEAR?
47882009‑09‑17FAMOUS ACTORSIRONICALLY, HE LOST THE LEADING ROLE IN THE 1960 PLAY "THE BEST MAN" BECAUSE HE DIDN'T LOOK PRESIDENTIALWHO IS RONALD REAGAN?
47872009‑09‑1620th CENTURY WOMENSHE WON GOLD AT THE 1928, 1932 & 1936 WINTER OLYMPICS & ALSO HAS A STAR ON THE HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAMEWHO IS SONJA HENIE?
47862009‑09‑15PRESIDENTIAL ANCESTORSHIS FIRST ANCESTOR TO COME TO AMERICA, A MATERNAL FOREBEAR, WAS A HUGUENOT, PHILIPPE DE LA NOYE, IN 1621WHO IS FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT?
47852009‑09‑14WORD ORIGINSTHIS SKILLED ARMY JOB MAY HAVE BEEN NAMED FOR A BIRD BECAUSE SOLDIERS TESTED THEIR RIFLE ACCURACY BY SHOOTING THEMWHAT IS SNIPER?
47842009‑07‑2425 YEARS & COUNTINGIN 2009 SHE WAS ON A WORLD TOUR AT AGE 69; WHEN "JEOPARDY!" PREMIERED IN SEPT. 1984, SHE HAD THE USA's NO. 1 HITWHO IS TINA TURNER?
47832009‑07‑23FOODTHIS CHEESE WAS CREATED IN 1892 BY EMIL FREY & NAMED FOR A NEW YORK SINGING SOCIETY WHOSE MEMBERS LOVED THE CHEESEWHAT IS LIEDERKRANZ?
47822009‑07‑2219th CENTURY PRESIDENTSHIS LETTER ACCEPTING HIS NOMINATION CONCLUDED, "LET US HAVE PEACE", WHICH BECAME THE GOP CAMPAIGN SLOGANWHO IS ULYSSES S. GRANT?
47812009‑07‑21BOOKS INSPIRED BY HISTORY"FOLLOW THE DRINKING GOURD" TELLS HOW SLAVES ESCAPED TO FREEDOM GUIDED BY A SONG ABOUT THIS STAR GROUPWHAT IS THE BIG DIPPER?
47802009‑07‑20POETS ON POETSLONGFELLOW BEGAN A POEM ABOUT THIS EARLIER POET, "TUSCAN, THAT WANDEREST THROUGH THE REALMS OF GLOOM"WHO IS DANTE (ALIGHIERI)?
47792009‑07‑17U.S. PRESIDENTSHE'S THE ONLY PRESIDENT SINCE 1900 WHOSE LAST NAME CONTAINS MORE VOWELS THAN CONSONANTSWHO IS BARACK OBAMA?
47782009‑07‑16WOMEN AUTHORSAS A CHILD, SHE LIKED TO PLAY WITCHES & WIZARDS WITH HER FRIENDS IAN & VIKKI POTTERWHO IS J(OANNE) K(ATHLEEN) ROWLING?
47772009‑07‑15WORLD GEOGRAPHYOTHER THAN ANTARCTICA, THE 2 CONTINENTS WITHOUT A LANDLOCKED COUNTRYWHAT ARE AUSTRALIA & NORTH AMERICA?
47762009‑07‑14SCIENTISTSHE WON THE 1921 NOBEL PRIZE IN PHYSICS PRIMARILY FOR HIS WORK ON THE PHOTOELECTRIC EFFECT, NOT FOR RELATIVITYWHO WAS ALBERT EINSTEIN?
47752009‑07‑13AMERICAN HISTORYTHE AREA THAT'S NOW THE STATE OF INDIANA WAS ACQUIRED IN THIS WARWHAT WAS THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR?
47742009‑07‑10THE CALENDARTHIS U.S. EVENT WAS SET AFTER THE HARVEST, ON A DAY WHEN RURAL FOLK COULD GET THERE WITHOUT HAVING TO TRAVEL ON SUNDAYWHAT IS ELECTION DAY?
47732009‑07‑09MUSIC WORDSBEFORE IT ACQUIRED ITS MUSICAL MEANING IN THE EARLY 20th C., IT WAS BASEBALL SLANG FOR "PEP" OR "ENERGY"WHAT IS JAZZ?
47722009‑07‑08ROYALTYTHIS MAN WHOSE TITLES INCLUDE BARON GREENWICH IS, LIKE HIS WIFE, A GREAT-GREAT- GRANDCHILD OF QUEEN VICTORIA WHO IS PRINCE PHILIP?
47712009‑07‑07EUROPEAN REGIONSTHIS ARBOREALLY NAMED AREA WAS MADE FAMOUS BY A PRINCE IN THE REGION NOTED FOR IMPALING ENEMIES ON STAKESWHAT IS TRANSYLVANIA?
47702009‑07‑06NAPOLEONNAPOLEON DIED BEFORE SOME OF HIS OFFICERS COULD SNEAK HIM TO THIS U.S. STATE WHERE HIS DEATH MASK NOW RESIDESWHAT IS LOUISIANA?
47692009‑07‑03THE SOLAR SYSTEMONE OF THE 2 MOONS IN OUR SOLAR SYSTEM LARGER THAN MERCURY; ONE ORBITS JUPITER & ONE ORBITS SATURNWHAT IS TITAN OR GANYMEDE?
47682009‑07‑02U.S. TRANSPORTATION HISTORYNOT STANDARDIZED AS THE SHAPE WE KNOW, THE FIRST OF THESE ALLITERATIVE ITEMS, BLACK ON WHITE METAL, APPEARED IN DETROIT IN 1915WHAT IS A STOP SIGN?
47672009‑07‑01PHRASE ORIGINSA 19th C. GAMBLING TERM MEANING A DESIRABLE PRIZE, ITS USE IN REFERENCE TO NYC STEMS FROM A 1921 NEWSPAPER SPORTS COLUMNWHAT IS "THE BIG APPLE"?
47662009‑06‑30AMERICAN HISTORYHISTORY WAS MADE ON DECEMBER 1, 1955 WHEN BUS DRIVER JAMES BLAKE CALLED THE POLICE & HAD THIS PERSON ARRESTEDWHO IS ROSA PARKS?
47652009‑06‑29THE BEATLESFITTINGLY, THE COVER OF THIS BEATLES ALBUM SHOWS THE FAB FOUR ENGAGING IN A SEMAPHORE MESSAGEWHAT IS "HELP"?
47642009‑06‑2619th CENTURY AMERICAN LITERATUREAT THE END OF THIS NOVEL, THE TITLE OBJECT "CEASED TO BE A STIGMA WHICH ATTRACTED THE WORLD'S SCORN AND BITTERNESS"WHAT IS "THE SCARLET LETTER"?
47632009‑06‑25SLANG TERM ORIGINSNOW REFERRING TO A SCAPEGOAT, THIS TERM ORIGINATED AS SOMEONE DESIGNATED AS A "PROXY FOR CORRECTION"WHAT IS A WHIPPING BOY?
47622009‑06‑24EXPLORERSON MARCH 29, 1912 HE WROTE, "WE ARE GETTING WEAKER, OF COURSE, AND THE END CANNOT BE FAR ...I DO NOT THINK I CAN WRITE MORE"WHO IS ROBERT FALCON SCOTT?
47612009‑06‑23LEADING MENUP FOR PRODUCING, DIRECTING, ACTING & WRITING FOR 1978 & '81, HE'S THE ONLY MAN TO TWICE GET 4 OSCAR NOMS. FOR ONE FILMWHO IS WARREN BEATTY?
47602009‑06‑22PRESIDENTS ON FILMFILMED SIGNING A BILL INTO LAW, IN 1895 HE BECAME THE FIRST U.S. PRESIDENT TO APPEAR ON MOVING FILM WHO IS GROVER CLEVELAND?
47592009‑06‑19WORDS IN PHYSICSALSO FOUND BEFORE "PACK" & "TEAM", IT'S DEFINED AS INCREASE IN VOLUME RESULTING FROM INCREASE IN TEMPERATUREWHAT IS EXPANSION?
47582009‑06‑18STATE SONGSIT WAS ORIGINALLY DEDICATED TO A MIDWEST FOOTBALL TEAM; IT'S SAID THAT SOUSA CALLED IT THE BEST COLLEGE SONG HE'D EVER HEARDWHAT IS "ON, WISCONSIN!"?
47572009‑06‑17THE DOW JONES INDUSTRIAL AVERAGEOF THE 30 CORPORATIONS THAT MAKE UP THE DOW JONES INDEX, IT'S THE ONLY ONE THAT BEGAN AS AN ENTERTAINMENT CO.WHAT IS (WALT) DISNEY?
47562009‑06‑16HISTORICAL POEMSPOEM THAT TELLS US: "COSSACK AND RUSSIAN REEL'D FROM THE SABRE-STROKE SHATTER'D AND SUNDER'D" WHAT IS "THE CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE"?
47552009‑06‑15ACADEMY AWARD WINNERSHER 48-YEAR SPAN BETWEEN HER FIRST & LAST OSCARS, 1933 & 1981, IS THE LONGEST FOR A PERFORMER IN ACADEMY HISTORYWHO IS KATHARINE HEPBURN?
47542009‑06‑12CLASSIC LITERATURETHIS NOVELIST IS CREDITED AS THE FIRST TO CALL ROUTE 66 THE "MOTHER ROAD"WHO IS JOHN STEINBECK?
47532009‑06‑11HISTORIC AMERICANSA 2007 BOOK ABOUT THESE 2 MEN IS SUBTITLED "VICTORIOUS AMERICAN AND VANQUISHED VIRGINIAN"WHO ARE ULYSSES S. GRANT & ROBERT E. LEE?
47522009‑06‑10INVENTIONSIN THE 1870s THIS INNOVATION REVOLUTIONIZED RANCHING & MADE JOHN W. GATES A MILLIONAIREWHAT IS BARBED WIRE?
47512009‑06‑09SIGNS OF THE TIMESFIRST TURNED ON IN 1989 IN TIMES SQUARE, THE "CLOCK" MEASURING THIS RAN OUT OF DIGITS IN OCTOBER 2008WHAT IS THE (NATIONAL) DEBT?
47502009‑06‑08ACTING FAMILIESLAST NAME OF THE FATHER & SON ACTORS WHO HAVE PLAYED 2 DIFFERENT REAL U.S. PRESIDENTS, ONE ON FILM & ONE ON TVWHAT IS BROLIN?
47492009‑06‑05STATE QUARTERSOF THE U.S. STATE QUARTERS THAT FEATURE SAIL-POWERED CRAFT, THE STATE DEPICTING THE OLDEST SHIPWHAT IS FLORIDA?
47482009‑06‑04EUROPEAN LANDMARKSCOMPLETED IN 1791, IT WAS REOPENED IN 1989 AFTER BEING CLOSED FOR 28 YEARSWHAT IS THE BRANDENBURG GATE?
47472009‑06‑0320th CENTURY AMERICANSRHYMING LAST NAMES OF THE 2 MEN PICTURED HERE, WHO HAD 2 VERY DIFFERENT PROFESSIONSWHAT ARE (CLYDE) BARROW AND (CLARENCE) DARROW?
47462009‑06‑02GEOGRAPHICAL LITERATURETHE FIRST 2 SECTIONS OF THIS HEMINGWAY NOVEL, PUBLISHED 9 YEARS AFTER HIS DEATH, ARE TITLED "BIMINI" & "CUBA"WHAT IS "ISLANDS IN THE STREAM"?
47452009‑06‑01CARTOON SCIENCEACCORDING TO CHUCK JONES, WHENEVER POSSIBLE, THIS FORCE OF NATURE WAS TO BE WILE E. COYOTE'S GREATEST ENEMYWHAT IS GRAVITY?
47442009‑05‑29THE ACADEMY AWARDSPETER FINCH WAS THE FIRST WINNER OF A POSTHUMOUS BEST ACTOR OSCAR; HE WAS FIRST TO GET 2 POSTHUMOUS ACTING NOMINATIONSWHO IS JAMES DEAN?
47432009‑05‑28WORD ORIGINSTHIS WORD FOR A DISTINGUISHING MARK OF OFFICE OR HONOR COMES FROM THE LATIN FOR "BADGE"WHAT IS INSIGNIA?
47422009‑05‑27BIG COUNTRIESFORBES MAGAZINE USES "BRIC", AN ACRONYM FOR THESE 4 LARGE NATIONS ADVANCING IN ECONOMIC POWERWHAT ARE BRAZIL, RUSSIA, INDIA & CHINA?
47412009‑05‑26BRITISH LEGENDARY POETRYTHE FIRST EDITION OF THIS COLLECTION OF POEMS DID NOT INCLUDE "THE LAST TOURNAMENT"; IT WAS ADDED IN THE 1870sWHAT IS "IDYLLS OF THE KING"?
47402009‑05‑25THE ELEMENTSONCE CALLED RADIUM F, THIS ELEMENT WAS NAMED FOR THE HOMELAND OF ONE OF ITS DISCOVERERSWHAT IS POLONIUM?
47392009‑05‑2220th CENTURY POLITICSON SEPT. 23, 1952 SOME 60 MILLION PEOPLE, THE LARGEST TV AUDIENCE TO THAT TIME, TUNED IN FOR THIS LIVE ADDRESSWHAT IS (RICHARD NIXON'S) CHECKERS SPEECH?
47382009‑05‑21BIG BOOKSWHEN THEY BEGAN IN 1879, THE CREATORS OF THIS THOUGHT THEY'D FINISH IN 10 YEARS; 5 YEARS LATER, THEY REACHED "ANT"WHAT IS THE OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY?
47372009‑05‑20ENGLISH HISTORYIT WAS THE "THEY" IN THE MEDAL ISSUED BY ELIZABETH I READING, "GOD BREATHED AND THEY WERE SCATTERED"WHAT IS THE (SPANISH) ARMADA?
47362009‑05‑19FAMOUS AMERICANSAYN RAND WROTE TO HIM, "I FELT THAT 'THE FOUNTAINHEAD' HAD NOT QUITE COMPLETED ITS DESTINY UNTIL I HAD HEARD FROM YOU ABOUT IT"WHO IS FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT?
47352009‑05‑18NO. 1 HITS OF THE 1970sIN 2008 DOCTORS SAID THAT, APTLY, THIS BEE GEES SONG PROVIDES AN IDEAL BEAT TO FOLLOWWHAT IS "STAYIN' ALIVE"?
47342009‑05‑1519th CENTURY AMERICANSTHIS NEW ENGLANDER BEGAN BUILDING HIS HOUSE IN MARCH 1845 & LATER WROTE THAT IT COST EXACTLY $28.12 1/2WHO IS HENRY DAVID THOREAU?
47332009‑05‑14SCIENCE TERMSIN MEDIEVAL ENGLAND, IT MEANT THE SMALLEST UNIT OF TIME, 1/376 OF A MINUTE; IT DIDN'T REFER TO MATTER UNTIL THE 16th C.WHAT IS ATOM?
47322009‑05‑13THE HISTORY OF FLIGHTIN 1784 THESE 2 FUTURE PRESIDENTS SAW AN EARLY MANNED BALLOON FLIGHT IN PARIS &, IN 1793, AMERICA'S 1st, IN PHILADELPHIAWHO ARE JOHN ADAMS & THOMAS JEFFERSON?
47312009‑05‑12WORDS OF INSPIRATIONA PROFESSOR'S 2007 ADDRESS AT CARNEGIE MELLON ON "REALLY ACHIEVING YOUR CHILDHOOD DREAMS" INSPIRED MILLIONS UNDER THIS TITLEWHAT IS "THE LAST LECTURE"?
47302009‑05‑11WORD ORIGINSBEFORE ITS USE IN JOURNALISM, IT MEANT A BOUNDARY BEYOND WHICH STRAYING PRISONERS WOULD BE SHOTWHAT IS DEADLINE?
47292009‑05‑08EUROPEAN HISTORYHE FILED FOR DIVORCE CITING LEVITICUS 20:21, "IF A MAN SHALL TAKE HIS BROTHER'S WIFE, IT IS AN UNCLEAN THING"WHO IS HENRY VIII?
47282009‑05‑07B.C. THINKERSTHE NAME WE KNOW HIM BY WAS ACTUALLY A NICKNAME GIVEN HIM FOR HIS WIDE, DISC-LIKE SHOULDERSWHO IS PLATO?
47272009‑05‑06WASHINGTON, D.C.SINCE 1974, THE OFFICIAL RESIDENCE OF THIS PUBLIC SERVANT HAS BEEN AT THE CORNER OF MASSACHUSETTS AVE. & 34th ST.WHO IS THE VICE PRESIDENT?
47262009‑05‑05ON THE MOONIT'S THE LAST WORD OF THE INSCRIPTION ON APOLLO 11's PLAQUE ON THE MOON & IS ALSO FOUND IN A RELATED QUOTATIONWHAT IS MANKIND?
47252009‑05‑04THE 50 STATESAN 1881 RESOLUTION ESTABLISHED THAT THIS STATE'S NAME WAS TO BE SPELLED ONE WAY BUT PRONOUNCED ANOTHER WHAT IS ARKANSAS?
47242009‑05‑01GLAND FINALETHIS HUMAN GLAND IMPORTANT IN THE IMMUNE SYSTEM TAKES ITS NAME IN PART FROM ITS RESEMBLANCE TO AN HERBWHAT IS THE THYMUS?
47232009‑04‑30EUROPEAN PLACE NAMESTHE ANCIENT GREEK NAME OF THIS COUNTRY MEANS "ONE HOUSE", MAYBE REFLECTING THAT THE AREA HAD ONLY 1 TEMPLE WHAT IS MONACO?
47222009‑04‑29THE U.S. MONEY MAPTHE 3 RICHEST U.S. COUNTIES, BY MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME, ARE NOT IN N.Y. OR CALIF. BUT ARE SUBURBS OF THIS CITYWHAT IS WASHINGTON, D.C.?
47212009‑04‑28WORLD AUTHORSCHAPTERS IN AN 1831 WORK BY THIS AUTHOR INCLUDE "MAITRE JACQUES COPPENOLE" & "A TEAR FOR A DROP OF WATER"WHO IS VICTOR HUGO?
47202009‑04‑27MOVIE DIRECTORSSINCE 1971 HE HAS DIRECTED ONLY 6 FILMS, BUT THOSE 6 HAVE AVERAGED MORE THAN $283 MILLION EACH AT THE BOX OFFICEWHO IS GEORGE LUCAS?
47192009‑04‑24SHAKESPEARE'S TITLE CHARACTERSTHOUGH HE REIGNED FOR ONLY 2 YEARS, THIS KING HAS THE SECOND-LONGEST ROLE IN A SINGLE SHAKESPEARE PLAY, SPEAKING 1,164 LINESWHO IS RICHARD III?
47182009‑04‑2320th CENTURY SCIENCETHE 1970s SAW THE COINING OF THE TERM "RUNNER'S HIGH" & THE DISCOVERY OF THESE OPIATE PROTEINS THAT PRODUCE ITWHAT ARE ENDORPHINS?
47172009‑04‑22U.S. PRESIDENTSBESIDES CARTER, 1 OF 2 20th CENTURY PRESIDENTS TO LIVE AT LEAST 30 YEARS PAST THE DAY HE ENTERED OFFICEWHO IS HERBERT HOOVER OR GERALD R. FORD?
47162009‑04‑21BOOKS ABOUT ACTORSSTEFAN KANFER'S 2008 BIOGRAPHY OF THIS STAR IS TITLED "SOMEBODY", A NOD TO ONE OF HIS MOST FAMOUS LINESWHO IS MARLON BRANDO?
47152009‑04‑20AMERICAN LEGENDSCHIPPEWA LEGEND SAYS NANABOJO GREW ANGRY AT THIS PERSON FOR TEARING UP TREES & BEAT HIM TO DEATH WITH A FISHWHO IS PAUL BUNYAN?
47142009‑04‑17BROADWAY HISTORYON OCT. 30, 2008 PLAYBILL CHANGED ITS LOGO COLOR TO GREEN FOR A SPEC. EDITION MARKING THIS SHOW'S 5th ANNIV. ON B'WAY WHAT IS "WICKED"?
47132009‑04‑16AMERICAN BUSINESSON SEPT. 29, 2008 EVERY STOCK IN THE S&P 500 DROPPED EXCEPT THIS MAKER OF COMFORTING FOOD, FOUNDED IN 1869WHAT IS CAMPBELL('S)?
47122009‑04‑15EXPLORERSIN 1611 HENRY GREENE LED A SUCCESSFUL MUTINY AGAINST THIS CAPTAIN, BUT SOON AFTER WAS KILLED BY ESKIMOSWHO IS HENRY HUDSON?
47112009‑04‑14COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIESTHIS 2-WORD TERM FOR A FAMOUS GROUP OF COLLEGES 1st APPEARED IN AN AP STORY THAT RAN IN THE PROVIDENCE JOURNAL IN 1935WHAT IS IVY LEAGUE?
47102009‑04‑13VIVE LA FRANCE!AKA "CHANT DE GUERRE POUR L'ARMEE DU RHIN", IT WAS BANNED BY NAPOLEON, LOUIS XVIII & NAPOLEON IIIWHAT IS "LA MARSEILLAISE"?
47092009‑04‑10COMPOSERSIN 1912, MIDWAY THROUGH ONE OF HIS WORKS, HE WROTE, "I HAVE PENETRATED THE SECRET OF THE RHYTHM OF SPRING"WHO IS IGOR STRAVINSKY?
47082009‑04‑09NAME'S THE SAME THIS CARTOON CHARACTER DEBUTED IN 1930, THE SAME YEAR THE OBJECT HE SHARES A NAME WITH WAS DISCOVEREDWHO IS PLUTO?
47072009‑04‑08FILM QUOTESFROM A 1942 MOVIE, NO. 2 ON GUINNESS' TOP 10 FILM QUOTES IS A LINE THAT MENTIONS THIS LIQUORWHAT IS GIN?
47062009‑04‑07SPORTS VENUESTHE LAST NAMES FOUND ON THESE 2 SPORTS VENUES, BOTH IN QUEENS, ARE ANAGRAMS OF EACH OTHERWHAT ARE SHEA STADIUM & (ARTHUR) ASHE STADIUM?
47052009‑04‑06SCIENCE HISTORYAN EXPERIMENT WITH MIRRORS ON MT. WILSON & MT. SAN ANTONIO, CALIF. DETERMINED WHAT BECAME AN ACCEPTED FIGURE FOR THISWHAT IS THE SPEED OF LIGHT?
47042009‑04‑03AUTHORS' LESSER-KNOWN NOVELSA MANIPULATIVE WIDOW GOES HUSBAND-HUNTING IN "LADY SUSAN", FINALLY PUBLISHED IN 1871, 54 YEARS AFTER HER DEATHWHO IS JANE AUSTEN?
47032009‑04‑02TV CHARACTERSSHE WAS BORN ON FEBRUARY 22, 10,000 B.C. WEIGHING 6 POUNDS, 12 OUNCESWHO IS PEBBLES (FLINTSTONE)?
47022009‑04‑01BETTING TERMSTHIS WORD IS FROM THE CUSTOM OF HIDING BETS IN A HAT BEFORE ODDS WERE ANNOUNCEDWHAT IS HANDICAP?
47012009‑03‑31STORY INSPIRATIONSTHE 1949 SHOOTING OF PHILLY 1B EDDIE WAITKUS BY RUTH STEINHAGEN INSPIRED THIS NOVEL, LATER A 1984 FILMWHAT IS "THE NATURAL"?
47002009‑03‑30ARTISTSTHE 2 FAMOUS PAINTERS WHO SHARE A MARCH 30 BIRTHDAY, ONE BORN IN SPAIN IN 1746, THE OTHER IN HOLLAND IN 1853WHO ARE FRANCISCO GOYA & VINCENT VAN GOGH?
46992009‑03‑2719th CENTURY CONSTRUCTIONIT WAS FIRST DESIGNED AS "EGYPT CARRYING THE LIGHT TO ASIA", & ITS ORIGINAL INTENDED SITE WAS PORT SAID IN 1869WHAT IS THE STATUE OF LIBERTY?
46982009‑03‑2616th CENTURY THINKERSIN 1517 HE WROTE, "THE TREASURES OF INDULGENCES ARE NETS WITH WHICH THEY NOW FISH FOR THE WEALTH OF MEN"WHO IS MARTIN LUTHER?
46972009‑03‑25AUTHORSIN 1865 HE WROTE THE LINE "YOU'RE NOTHING BUT A PACK OF CARDS!"WHO IS LEWIS CARROLL?
46962009‑03‑24BRITISH ROYALTYBORN IN 1683, THE SECOND BRITISH KING OF THIS NAME WAS THE LAST ONE NOT BORN IN THE BRITISH ISLESWHAT IS GEORGE?
46952009‑03‑23U.S. PRESIDENTSYOU HAVE TO GO BACK OVER A CENTURY TO FIND HIM, THE LAST PRESIDENT WHO NEVER HAD A VICE PRESIDENTWHO IS CHESTER ARTHUR?
46942009‑03‑20CIVIL WAR SITESOF THE 6 CIVIL WAR- RELATED NATIONAL MILITARY PARKS, THE NORTHERNMOST & SOUTHERNMOST ARE IN THESE 2 STATESWHAT ARE PENNSYLVANIA & MISSISSIPPI?
46932009‑03‑19GODS OF ANCIENT EGYPTAPPROPRIATELY, THE CENTER OF CULT WORSHIP FOR THIS ANCIENT EGYPTIAN GOD WAS IN CYNOPOLIS, "CITY OF THE DOG"WHO IS ANUBIS?
46922009‑03‑18ELVIS PRESLEYTHOUGH ELVIS WAS KNOWN AS THE KING OF ROCK & ROLL, THE ONLY 3 GRAMMY AWARDS HE EVER WON WERE IN THIS GRAMMY GENREWHAT IS GOSPEL?
46912009‑03‑17RIVERSTHE NAME OF THIS RIVER WHOSE LOWER REACHES RUN THROUGH GHANA IS FROM PORTUGUESE FOR "TURN" OR "BEND"WHAT IS THE VOLTA?
46902009‑03‑16BRITISH PAINTERSTENNYSON CALLED THIS BRITISH PAINTER, CONSTABLE'S CONTEMPORARY, THE "SHAKESPEARE OF LANDSCAPE"WHO IS J(OSEPH) M(ALLORD) W(ILLIAM) TURNER?
46892009‑03‑13WORLD MONEYAMOUNTS ON THE BANKNOTES IN THIS COUNTRY, ONE OF THE WORLD'S 10 LARGEST, ARE IN 17 DIFFERENT OFFICIAL LANGUAGESWHAT IS INDIA?
46882009‑03‑12FRENCH CLASSICAL MUSICTHIS 1928 WORK REPEATS A THEME, ALMOST ENTIRELY IN C MAJOR, IN AN UNVARYING RHYTHM & HAS A CRESCENDO LASTING 17 MINUTESWHAT IS "BOLERO"?
46872009‑03‑11LITERARY CHARACTERSTHE NAME OF THIS CHARACTER FROM AN 18th CENTURY FRENCH WORK IS FROM THE GREEK FOR "ALL TONGUES"WHO IS DR. PANGLOSS?
46862009‑03‑10WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGASMUCH OF THIS 2001 MOVIE REMAKE WAS FILMED AT THE BELLAGIO HOTEL IN LAS VEGASWHAT IS "OCEAN'S ELEVEN"?
46852009‑03‑09HISTORIC PEOPLETHE LIFE STORY OF THIS MAN WHO DIED IN 1801 WAS CHRONICLED IN AN A&E BIOGRAPHY DVD TITLED "TRIUMPH AND TREASON"WHO IS BENEDICT ARNOLD?
46842009‑03‑06CELEBRATIONSHOMECOMING SCOTLAND IS A YEARLONG CELEBRATION OF THIS MAN'S 250th BIRTHDAY ON JAN. 25, 2009WHO IS ROBERT BURNS?
46832009‑03‑05FRANCO-AMERICAN HISTORYAFTER A LARGE FRENCH ARMY WAS WIPED OUT BY YELLOW FEVER ON THIS ISLAND IN 1802, NAPOLEON DECIDED TO SELL LOUISIANAWHAT IS HISPANIOLA?
46822009‑03‑04DIPLOMATIC RELATIONSOF THE 4 COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD THAT THE U.S. DOES NOT HAVE DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WITH, THE ONE THAT'S FARTHEST NORTHWHAT IS NORTH KOREA?
46812009‑03‑03ASTRONOMYIN 1610 GALILEO CALLED THE MOONS OF THIS PLANET THE "MEDICIAN STARS", FOR THE MEDICI BROTHERSWHAT IS JUPITER?
46802009‑03‑02FIRST NAMESTHIS FIRST NAME OF A PATRON SAINT OF A COUNTRY COMES FROM A ROMAN WORD REFERRING TO A SOCIAL CLASSWHAT IS PATRICK?
46792009‑02‑27ADVERTISING ICONSON ADVERTISING AGE'S LIST OF THE TOP 10 AD ICONS OF THE 20th C., THEY'RE THE 2 ALLITERATIVE ENTRIES THAT END IN "MAN"WHO ARE THE MARLBORO MAN & THE MICHELIN MAN?
46782009‑02‑2618th CENTURY SCIENTISTSTHIS N. EUROPEAN SAID HIS GRAVE- STONE SHOULD BE INSCRIBED PRINCEPS BOTANICORUM, "PRINCE OF BOTANISTS"WHO IS CAROLUS LINNAEUS?
46772009‑02‑25SPORTS TEAM NAMESIT'S THE ONLY MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TEAM NAME WHOSE FIRST 4 LETTERS MATCH THE FIRST 4 LETTERS OF ITS CITYWHAT IS (PHILADELPHIA) PHILLIES?
46762009‑02‑24AMERICAN NOVELISTS"WHAT IS MORAL IS WHAT YOU FEEL GOOD AFTER AND WHAT IS IMMORAL IS WHAT YOU FEEL BAD AFTER", HE WROTE IN 1932WHO IS ERNEST HEMINGWAY?
46752009‑02‑23WORLD RIVERSWITH 4, MORE NATIONAL CAPITALS ARE LOCATED ON THIS RIVER THAN ANY OTHER RIVER IN THE WORLDWHAT IS THE DANUBE RIVER?
46742009‑02‑20ANCIENT WORKSASTRONOMERS USED CLUES IN THE TEXT OF THIS EPIC TO FIGURE OUT THE DATE OF ITS ARCHERY CONTEST: APRIL 16, 1178 B.C.WHAT IS "THE ODYSSEY"?
46732009‑02‑19EXPLORERSIN 1871 HE ANSWERED "YES, AND I FEEL THANKFUL THAT I AM HERE TO WELCOME YOU"WHO IS DR. DAVID LIVINGSTONE?
46722009‑02‑18POLITICAL TERMSTHE FIRST KNOWN USE OF THIS WORD IS A 1763 ENTRY IN JOHN ADAMS' DIARY DESCRIBING A CLUB MEETING IN A FRIEND'S ATTICWHAT IS CAUCUS?
46712009‑02‑17AMERICAN BUSINESSIN 1945 MR. & MRS. SHOEN FOUNDED IT AFTER NO ONE LOCALLY WOULD RENT THEM A TRAILER FOR THEIR MOVE FROM L.A. TO PORTLANDWHAT IS U-HAUL?
46702009‑02‑16POP CULTUREALSO THE TITLE OF ONE OF THE BEST- SELLING ALBUMS OF ALL TIME, IT WAS FIRST SEEN IN RUSSIAN PHOTOS TAKEN IN 1959WHAT IS THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON?
46692009‑02‑13CLASSIC MOVIE CHARACTERSTHE PARENTS OF THIS 1942 FILM CHARACTER ARE AN UNNAMED MOTHER & A FATHER KNOWN AS "THE GREAT PRINCE OF THE FOREST"WHO IS BAMBI?
46682009‑02‑12INTERNATIONAL RELATIONSTHE AIR FORCE'S C-130 "HURRICANE HUNTERS" ARE THE ONLY U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT ALLOWED TO ENTER THIS COUNTRY'S AIRSPACEWHAT IS CUBA?
46672009‑02‑111950s LITERATUREIN 2007 THIS NOVEL CELEBRATED ITS 50th ANNIVERSARY AS ITS MANUSCRIPT, A 120-FOOT-LONG SCROLL, TOURED THE U.S.WHAT IS "ON THE ROAD"?
46662009‑02‑1020th CENTURY CORRESPONDENCEA TELEGRAM FROM THESE 2: "AVERAGE SPEED...THIRTY-ONE MILES. LONGEST FIFTY-NINE SECONDS. INFORM PRESS. HOME CHRISTMAS"WHO ARE ORVILLE & WILBUR WRIGHT?
46652009‑02‑09HOLIDAYSSOME BELIEVE A ROMAN CELEBRATION OF THE COMING OF SPRING, INCLUDING FERTILITY RITES, LED TO THE HOLIDAY WE OBSERVE ON THIS DATE WHAT IS FEBRUARY 14?
46642009‑02‑06MUSIC LEGENDSHIS 2003 PEOPLE MAGAZINE OBITUARY WAS HEADLINED "FADE TO BLACK"WHO IS JOHNNY CASH?
46632009‑02‑05AMERICAN FICTION WRITERSHE WAS ALSO THE U.S.'s BEST-PAID SPORTSWRITER, WITH STORIES OF PEOPLE LIKE CHICAGO O'BRIEN & JACK THE BOOKIEWHO IS (ALFRED) DAMON RUNYON?
46622009‑02‑0420th CENTURY FIRSTSON OCT. 14, 1947 IN THE MOJAVE DESERT THE FIRST OF THESE SOUNDS WAS MADE BY MAN; IT WAS THE BYPRODUCT OF ANOTHER FIRSTWHAT IS A SONIC BOOM?
46612009‑02‑03CIVIL WAR PEOPLEHE WAS THE ONLY PERSON WHO DIED DURING THE CIVIL WAR TO BE FEATURED ON CONFEDERATE CURRENCYWHO IS THOMAS "STONEWALL" JACKSON?
46602009‑02‑02STATE CAPITALSIT'S THE ONLY STATE CAPITAL THAT BEARS THE NAME OF A U.S. VICE PRESIDENTWHAT IS JEFFERSON CITY(, MISSOURI)?
46592009‑01‑30WEAPONS OF WORLD WAR IITHIS NICKNAME GIVEN A BOMBER AT A 1935 TEST FLIGHT REFLECTED THE EARLY BELIEF THAT IT WOULDN'T NEED FIGHTER PROTECTIONWHAT IS THE FLYING FORTRESS?
46582009‑01‑29THE GRAMMYSIN 2002 THE SOUNDTRACK TO THIS GEORGE CLOONEY FILM WON ALBUM OF THE YEAR, ONLY THE THIRD TO DO SOWHAT IS "O BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU"?
46572009‑01‑28MUSICAL INSPIRATIONSTHE LIBRETTO FOR HAYDN'S ORATORIO "THE CREATION" WAS BASED ON THIS EPIC ENGLISH POEMWHAT IS "PARADISE LOST"?
46562009‑01‑27THE 20th CENTURYON JUNE 5, 1989 A YOUNG MAN NEVER POSITIVELY IDENTIFIED BECAME WORLD FAMOUS FOR ACTIONS HE TOOK IN THIS CITYWHAT IS BEIJING?
46552009‑01‑2619th CENTURY POETSHE WROTE, "THE MASON SINGING... THE BOATMAN... THE HATTER...SINGING WHAT BELONGS TO HIM OR HER AND TO NONE ELSE"WHO IS WALT WHITMAN?
46542009‑01‑23MYTHOLOGICAL WORDS & PHRASESTHIS PRIZED OBJECT WAS THE COAT OF THE WINGED RAM THAT FLEW PHRIXUS TO SAFETYWHAT IS THE GOLDEN FLEECE?
46532009‑01‑22CELEBRITY MARRIAGESHER 3rd HUSBAND WON A BEST ACTOR OSCAR IN THE '90s; HER 2nd HUSBAND, LIKE HER DAD, IS A ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAMER WHO IS LISA MARIE PRESLEY?
46522009‑01‑21PLAYS OF THE 1980sTHIS PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING PLAY WAS INSPIRED BY THE WRITER'S OWN EXPERIENCES SELLING REAL ESTATE IN CHICAGOWHAT IS "GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS"?
46512009‑01‑20GEOGRAPHIC PROCESS OF ELIMINATIONTHIS COUNTRY BORDERS THE MOST "STAN"s: AFGHANISTAN, KAZAKHSTAN, KYRGYZSTAN, TAJIKISTAN & TURKMENISTANWHAT IS UZBEKISTAN?
46502009‑01‑19INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS"NEUTRALITY" & "VOLUNTARY SERVICE" ARE 2 OF THE 7 FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF THIS HUMANITARIAN ORG. FOUNDED IN EUROPEWHAT IS THE (INTL.) RED CROSS?
46492009‑01‑16CULINARY HISTORYTHIS FRUIT DESSERT WAS CREATED TO CELEBRATE QUEEN VICTORIA'S DECADES ON THE BRITISH THRONEWHAT IS CHERRIES JUBILEE?
46482009‑01‑15WRITER/DIRECTORSHIS HEADSTONE, USING A LINE FROM ONE OF HIS SCRIPTS, SAYS, "I'M A WRITER BUT THEN NOBODY'S PERFECT"WHO IS BILLY WILDER?
46472009‑01‑14CHARACTERS IN PLAYSTHIS WOMAN WISHED TO BE TAKEN TO "BUCKNAM PELLIS... DON'T YOU KNOW WHERE IT IS? IN THE GREEN PARK, WHERE THE KING LIVES"WHO IS ELIZA (LIZA) DOOLITTLE?
46462009‑01‑13HISTORIC ROYAL RELATIVESTHIS WIFE OF HENRY VIII WAS THE AUNT OF THE POWERFUL HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR CHARLES VWHO IS CATHERINE OF ARAGON?
46452009‑01‑12ENGLISH SPELLINGTHERE ARE AT LEAST 50 COMMON EXCEPTIONS TO THE RULE EXPRESSED BY THIS POPULAR RHYMING MNEMONIC COUPLETWHAT IS "I BEFORE E, EXCEPT AFTER C"?
46442009‑01‑09ALPHABETSIN THE PHONETIC ALPHABET USED BY THE U.S. MILITARY, IT'S THE ONLY LETTER THAT HAS THE SAME NAME AS A WARRIOR PEOPLEWHAT IS ZULU?
46432009‑01‑08MUSICAL THEATREIT OPENS WITH A WIDOW & HER SON ARRIVING BY BOAT FROM SINGAPORE TO ACCEPT A JOB THAT PAYS 20 POUNDS A MONTHWHAT IS "THE KING AND I"?
46422009‑01‑07INDEPENDENCE DAYSPOLAND'S INDEPENDENCE DAY COMMEMORATES THIS MONTH & DAY IN 1918WHAT IS NOVEMBER 11?
46412009‑01‑06HISTORIC STRUCTURESPOPE SIXTUS' DEATH IN 1590 ENDED HIS PLAN TO CONVERT THIS, STILL IN ROME TODAY, TO A WOOL FACTORY TO EMPLOY CITY PROSTITUTESWHAT IS THE COLOSSEUM?
46402009‑01‑05CHARACTERS IN NOVELSMOLLY, THE WIFE IN THIS 1922 NOVEL, REPRESENTS A MODERN-DAY PENELOPE WHAT IS "ULYSSES"?
46392009‑01‑02EUROPEAN HISTORYON APRIL 13, 1895 HE ENTERED THE DEVILS ISLAND PENAL COLONY TO SERVE A LIFE SENTENCE, BUT HE WAS OUT BY 1899WHO IS ALFRED DREYFUS?
46382009‑01‑01GAMESIN GERMAN, THIS CHESS PIECE IS "DER SPRINGER"WHAT IS THE KNIGHT?
46372008‑12‑31ADVERTISING ICONSTHIS ADVERTISING ICON WHO DEBUTED IN THE 1950s IS KNOWN AS PRON-TITO IN SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIESWHO IS SPEEDY (ALKA-SELTZER)?
46362008‑12‑30POLITICAL ROCK & ROLLIN 2008 JOHN McCAIN USED THIS 1958 TOP 10 HIT BY CHUCK BERRY AS AN ANTHEM FOR HIS PRESIDENTIAL BIDWHAT IS "JOHNNY B. GOODE"?
46352008‑12‑29PHRASE ORIGINSSAILS THAT RAN FREE & FLUTTERED WITHOUT CONTROL CAUSED A SHIP TO STAGGER LIKE A DRUNK, GIVING RISE TO THIS PHRASE WHAT IS THREE SHEETS TO THE WIND?
46342008‑12‑26HISTORIC NAMESA RECENT BIOGRAPHY OF THIS 13th CENTURY MAN IS SUBTITLED "FROM VENICE TO XANADU"WHO IS MARCO POLO?
46332008‑12‑25THE GRAMMYSIN 1959 THE FIRST GRAMMY FOR ALBUM OF THE YEAR WENT TO THE SOUNDTRACK COMPOSED BY HENRY MANCINI FOR THIS TV SHOW WHAT IS "PETER GUNN"?
46322008‑12‑2419th CENTURY BOOKSITS AUTHOR CALLED IT "A GHOSTLY LITTLE BOOK... WHICH SHALL NOT PUT MY READERS OUT OF HUMOUR... WITH THE SEASON"WHAT IS "A CHRISTMAS CAROL"?
46312008‑12‑23PEOPLES OF THE WORLDNUMBERING ABOUT 25 MILLION, THEY'RE THE LARGEST ETHNIC GROUP IN THE WORLD WITH NO HOME NATIONWHO ARE THE KURDS?
46302008‑12‑22ALMA MATERSFORMER GOVERNOR & ONETIME PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFUL MITT ROMNEY EARNED HIS B.A. IN 1971 FROM THIS UNIVERSITY WHAT IS BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY?
46292008‑12‑19THE WESTERN HEMISPHERETHIS COUNTRY'S LARGEST LAKE SHARES ITS NAME WITH THE COUNTRY; ITS SECOND-LARGEST LAKE HAS THE SAME NAME AS ITS CAPITALWHAT IS NICARAGUA?
46282008‑12‑18HISTORIC AMERICAN QUOTATIONSON APRIL 29, 1861 HE SAID, "WE SEEK NO CONQUEST... ALL WE ASK IS TO BE LET ALONE"WHO IS JEFFERSON DAVIS?
46272008‑12‑17NOVEL INSPIRATIONSTHE HOUSE IN CANADA SEEN HERE INSPIRED THIS BELOVED NOVEL THAT'S CELEBRATING ITS 100th ANNIV. IN 2008 WHAT IS "ANNE OF GREEN GABLES"?
46262008‑12‑16NOVELSAMAZON.COM SAID THIS NOVEL, SET IN IOWA, WAS "THE ROMANTIC CLASSIC OF THE 1990s"WHAT IS "THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY"?
46252008‑12‑15PERFORMERS & HOMETOWN VENUESHE'S THE ONLY SINGER TO HEADLINE YANKEE STADIUM, GIANTS STADIUM & SHEA STADIUM, CLOSING SHEA IN 2008WHO IS BILLY JOEL?
46242008‑12‑12STATE CAPITALSIT'S THE ONLY STATE CAPITAL WHOSE CITY LIMITS LIE ON AN INTERNATIONAL BORDERWHAT IS JUNEAU?
46232008‑12‑11MUSICAL THEATRETHE SET FOR THIS 1878 WORK WAS A REPRODUCTION OF THE QUARTERDECK OF LORD NELSON'S FLAGSHIPWHAT IS "H.M.S. PINAFORE"?
46222008‑12‑10AMERICANAAN 1890 ACT OF CONGRESS SAYS THESE CAN BE REDESIGNED NO MORE THAN ONCE EVERY 25 YEARSWHAT ARE (U.S.) COINS?
46212008‑12‑09AMERICAN LITERARY SITESIN THE 20th C. IT BECAME A POPULAR RECREATION SITE, WITH CROWDS OF 25,000; ITS MOST FAMOUS VISITOR MIGHT DISAPPROVEWHAT IS WALDEN (POND)?
46202008‑12‑08ACTOR-DIRECTORSTHE ONLY WOMAN TO WIN A GOLDEN GLOBE FOR DIRECTING, SHE WON FOR A 1983 FILM THAT SHE HAD ALSO CO-WRITTENWHO IS BARBRA STREISAND?
46192008‑12‑05HISTORIC PROPERTY TRANSACTIONSON MAY 15, 1768 FRANCE BOUGHT THIS ISLAND FROM GENOA FOR 2 MILLION LIVRESWHAT IS CORSICA?
46182008‑12‑04COUNTRY NAMESSOME PEOPLE IN THIS ASIAN COUNTRY NAMED FOR A EUROPEAN KING NOW WANT TO CALL IT BY AN INDIGENOUS NAME, MAHARLIKAWHAT IS THE PHILIPPINES?
46172008‑12‑03FAMOUS SCIENTISTSALEXANDER POPE WROTE THE EPITAPH "NATURE AND NATURE'S LAWS LAY HID IN NIGHT, GOD SAID, LET" HIM "BE AND ALL WAS LIGHT"WHO IS ISAAC NEWTON?
46162008‑12‑02BREAKFAST CEREALSTHE FIRST & MIDDLE NAMES OF THIS BREAKFAST CEREAL "SPOKESMAN" ARE HORATIO MAGELLAN WHO IS CAP'N / CAPTAIN (HORATIO MAGELLAN) CRUNCH?
46152008‑12‑01FRENCHA SEQUENCE OF 3 VOWELS CREATES THIS COMMON FRENCH WORD, A HOMOPHONE OF A DIFFERENT VOWEL ALTOGETHERWHAT IS EAU?
46142008‑11‑2819th CENTURY NOVELSITS TITLE REFERS TO AN IMAGINARY PLACE WHERE THINGS LIKE "HONORS, PREFERMENTS... SILVER, GOLD, PEARLS" ARE SOLDWHAT IS "VANITY FAIR"?
46132008‑11‑27HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCESTHE ONLY PUBLIC STATE HOLIDAY IN THE U.S. HONORING A MONARCH IS ONE HONORING THIS RULERWHO IS KING KAMEHAMEHA (I)?
46122008‑11‑26FOOD BRANDSIN 1954 SWIFT CHOSE THIS WORD THAT MEANS "A CHUBBY PERSON" AS ITS NEW BRAND'S NAME TO CONVEY PLUMPNESS & TENDERNESSWHAT IS BUTTERBALL (TURKEY)?
46112008‑11‑25IN THE NEWS 1952HER FINAL TESTAMENT, READ IN PUBLIC AFTER HER DEATH, ASKED FOR PROTECTION OF THE POOR WORKERS SHE CALLED GRASITAS WHO IS EVA PERON?
46102008‑11‑24SHAKESPEARE'S WOMENTHE LAST WORDS SPOKEN BY THIS CHARACTER ARE "WHAT'S DONE CANNOT BE UNDONE: TO BED, TO BED, TO BED"WHO IS LADY MACBETH?
46092008‑11‑21GREEK MYTHOLOGYKING SALMONEUS DRAGGED BRONZE KETTLES BEHIND HIS CHARIOT TO IMITATE THIS; ZEUS KILLED HIMWHAT IS (THE SOUND OF) THUNDER?
46082008‑11‑20STATE CAPITALSBATON ROUGE & THIS OTHER STATE CAPITAL BOTH HAVE 2-WORD FRENCH NAMES; NEITHER IS NAMED FOR A PERSONWHAT IS DES MOINES (IOWA)?
46072008‑11‑19NONFICTION WRITERSON JULY 21, 1944 SHE WROTE, "I'M FINALLY GETTING OPTIMISTIC...AN ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT HAS BEEN MADE ON HITLER'S LIFE"WHO IS ANNE FRANK?
46062008‑11‑18LITERARY CHARACTERSIN A 1914 NOVEL, AS A BOY HE COULD "DROP TWENTY FEET AT A STRETCH FROM LIMB TO LIMB IN RAPID DESCENT TO THE GROUND"WHO IS TARZAN?
46052008‑11‑1719th CENTURY POLITICSWHEN THE GOP CONVENED IN 1888, HE BECAME THE 1st BLACK MAN TO EARN A VOTE FOR PRES. AT A MAJOR PARTY CONVENTION WHO IS FREDERICK DOUGLASS?
46042008‑11‑14HIGHER EDUCATIONTHE 1st PUBLIC ONE OF THESE SCHOOLS BEGAN IN ILL. IN 1901 FOR STUDENTS WHO WANTED TO PURSUE HIGHER EDUCATION IN THEIR HOME AREAWHAT IS A JUNIOR COLLEGE?
46032008‑11‑13WASHINGTON, D.C.UNVEILED IN 1923, THE STATUE SEEN HERE OF THIS MAN IS LOCATED ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE TREASURY BUILDINGWHO IS ALEXANDER HAMILTON?
46022008‑11‑12WORD ORIGINSTHE NAME OF THIS BRANCH OF MATHEMATICS COMES FROM THE ARABIC FOR "REUNITING"WHAT IS ALGEBRA?
46012008‑11‑11EARTH FACTSBECAUSE OF THE EARTH'S ROTATION, A PERSON AT SEA LEVEL IS LIGHTEST WHEN STANDING AT THIS DEGREE OF LATITUDEWHAT IS 0?
46002008‑11‑1019th CENTURY INVENTIONSWHEN THIS WAS EXPLAINED TO CHIEF SHO-KUP, HE GAVE IT A SHOSHONE NAME THAT MEANS "WIRE ROPE EXPRESS"WHAT IS THE TELEGRAPH?
45992008‑11‑07PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONSONE OF THE 2 PRESIDENTS TO WIN THE NATIONAL POPULAR VOTE 3 TIMES BUT ONLY BE ELECTED PRESIDENT TWICEWHO IS ANDREW JACKSON OR GROVER CLEVELAND?
45982008‑11‑06WORLD CURRENCYWITH INFLATION RAGING THERE AT MORE THAN 2.2 MILLION%, THIS NATION ISSUED $100 BILLION NOTES IN 2008WHAT IS ZIMBABWE?
45972008‑11‑05POP MUSIC FIRSTSCOVERING THE YEARS 1971-1975, THEIR FIRST GREATEST HITS ALBUM WAS THE FIRST EVER CERTIFIED PLATINUMWHO ARE THE EAGLES?
45962008‑11‑04INVENTORS & INVENTIONIN APRIL 2008, A MAN SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED A JUMP USING A PARACHUTE DESIGNED BY THIS MAN 523 YEARS BEFOREWHO IS LEONARDO DA VINCI?
45952008‑11‑03PULITZER-WINNING NOVELSFROM THIS BOOK'S PENULTIMATE PARAGRAPH: "THERE HAD NEVER BEEN A MAN SHE COULDN'T GET, ONCE SHE SET HER MIND UPON HIM"WHAT IS "GONE WITH THE WIND"?
45942008‑10‑31MOVIE MAKERS & REMAKERSHOWARD HAWKS DIRECTED THIS FILM WITH PAUL MUNI AS TONY CAMONTE; BRIAN DE PALMA REMADE ITWHAT IS "SCARFACE"?
45932008‑10‑30INVENTORSA KEY TO ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL'S EXPERIMENTS WAS ONE OF THESE, PROCURED BY A DOCTOR FRIEND, CLARENCE BLAKEWHAT IS A HUMAN EAR (FROM A CADAVER)?
45922008‑10‑292008THOUGH NOT ELECTED TO THE POSITION, A MAN FROM THIS STATE BECAME THE 1st BLIND GOV. & THE 4th BLACK GOV. IN THE U.S. WHAT IS NEW YORK?
45912008‑10‑28ASIAN NATIONSOF THE WORLD'S 11 COUNTRIES WHOSE ENGLISH NAMES START WITH "A", THE ONLY 2 WHOSE NAMES DON'T END WITH "A"WHAT ARE AFGHANISTAN & AZERBAIJAN?
45902008‑10‑27INTERNATIONAL MOTORINGIT'S THE LARGEST NATION IN AREA WHERE ALL CARS LEGALLY DRIVE ON THE LEFTWHAT IS AUSTRALIA?
45892008‑10‑24PEOPLE ON CURRENCYTHOUGH BORN 4,000 MILES FROM HAVANA, HE ADORNS THE CUBAN 3-PESO NOTEWHO IS ERNESTO "CHE" GUEVARA?
45882008‑10‑23FICTIONAL CHARACTERSTHIS CHARACTER, CREATED IN EUROPE IN THE 19th C., HAS A NAME THAT CAN BE TRANSLATED AS "EYE OF PINE"WHAT IS PINOCCHIO?
45872008‑10‑22THE EMMY AWARDSA FORMER SCREEN ACTORS GUILD PRES., HE'S THE ONLY ACTOR TO WIN BOTH COMEDY & DRAMA EMMYS FOR PLAYING THE SAME CHARACTERWHO IS ED ASNER?
45862008‑10‑21PRESIDENTIAL FIRSTSTHE FIRST PRES. TO CROSS THE ATLANTIC OCEAN WHILE IN OFFICE, HE DID SO TO MEET WITH OTHER WORLD LEADERSWHO IS WOODROW WILSON?
45852008‑10‑20U.S. GEOGRAPHYOF THE NON-STATE U.S. TERRITORIES, AREAS & DISTRICTS, THE ONLY ONE THAT IS LARGER IN AREA THAN THE SMALLEST STATEWHAT IS PUERTO RICO?
45842008‑10‑17ORGANIZATIONSTHE CO-FOUNDER OF THIS RESPECTED ORG. REFUSED TO APPEAR ON THE COVER OF TIME MAG., EVEN WITH HIS BACK TURNEDWHAT IS ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS?
45832008‑10‑16PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION HISTORYDUE TO THE LARGE NUMBERS OF MEN AWAY FROM HOME, IT WAS THE FIRST YEAR A MAJORITY OF STATES COUNTED ABSENTEE VOTESWHAT IS 1864?
45822008‑10‑15MUSICALSPROFESSION OF THE TITLE CHARACTER OF "LITTLE JOHNNY JONES", FEATURING THE SONG "THE YANKEE DOODLE BOY"WHAT IS JOCKEY?
45812008‑10‑14ENGLISH LITTHE LINE "WE HAD EVERYTHING BEFORE US, WE HAD NOTHING BEFORE US" IS FOUND IN THE 1st PARAGRAPH OF THIS 1859 NOVELWHAT IS "A TALE OF TWO CITIES"?
45802008‑10‑13HISTORICAL SHAKESPEAREIN "HENRY VI, PART I" THIS WOMAN IS DESCRIBED AS "A HOLY PROPHETESS NEW RISEN UP"WHO IS JOAN OF ARC?
45792008‑10‑10BIBLICAL AKATHIS SECOND KING OF ISRAEL WAS "THE SWEET SINGER OF ISRAEL"WHO IS (KING) DAVID?
45782008‑10‑091960s HIT SONGSTHE SINGER/ SONGWRITER OF THIS 1960s MEGA-HIT HAS REVEALED THAT IT WAS INSPIRED BY A PRESIDENT'S DAUGHTERWHAT IS "SWEET CAROLINE"?
45772008‑10‑08EPIC MOVIESAN ACTRESS NAMED MARTHA SCOTT PLAYED CHARLTON HESTON'S MOTHER IN BOTH OF THESE EPICSWHAT ARE "BEN-HUR" & "THE TEN COMMANDMENTS"?
45762008‑10‑07EUROPEAN LITERATUREAN 1870 NOVEL BY THIS MAN MENTIONS MOBY DICK AS WELL AS A SEA MONSTER CALLED A KRAKENWHO IS JULES VERNE?
45752008‑10‑0620th CENTURY WOMENTHE STATE BUILDING THAT HOUSES PENNSYLVANIA'S DEPT. OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION IS NAMED IN HER HONORWHO IS RACHEL CARSON?
45742008‑10‑03AWARD NAMESAKESHIS "A LITTLE PRETTY POCKET-BOOK" FROM 1744 WAS ONE OF THE 1st BOOKS PUBLISHED SPECIFICALLY FOR CHILDRENWHO IS JOHN NEWBERY?
45732008‑10‑02MODERN MONARCHIESOF THE 3 AFRICAN COUNTRIES RULED BY MONARCHS, IT'S THE FARTHEST NORTHWHAT IS (THE KINGDOM OF) MOROCCO?
45722008‑10‑011960s OSCAR NOMINATIONSONE OF THE 2 MALE ACTORS NOMINATED IN THE '60s FOR PLAYING MORE THAN ONE CHARACTER IN THE SAME FILMWHO IS PETER SELLERS OR LEE MARVIN?
45712008‑09‑30PENINSULAR NATIONSIT'S THE LARGEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD WITHOUT ANY PERMANENT NATURAL RIVERS OR LAKESWHAT IS SAUDI ARABIA?
45702008‑09‑2920th CENTURY AMERICAEXPERTS SAY GLENN McDUFFIE IS THE MYSTERY MAN IN THE CLASSIC EISENSTAEDT PHOTO TAKEN IN THIS YEARWHAT IS 1945?
45692008‑09‑26ROYALTYSINCE 1066, THE ONLY BRITISH MONARCH TO HAVE 3 CHILDREN ASCEND TO THE BRITISH THRONEWHO IS HENRY VIII?
45682008‑09‑25ISLAND CHAINSBEFORE AN 1867 SALE, THIS ISLAND GROUP WAS KNOWN AS THE CATHERINE ARCHIPELAGOWHAT ARE THE ALEUTIANS?
45672008‑09‑24NOVELSTHIS TITLE CHARACTER OF AN 1851 WORK DOESN'T SHOW UP UNTIL CHAPTER 133WHO IS MOBY DICK?
45662008‑09‑23TENNISTHIS GRAND SLAM STADIUM IS NAMED FOR A WWI PILOT WHO PIONEERED THE USE OF MACHINE GUNS ON FIGHTER PLANESWHAT IS ROLAND GARROS?
45652008‑09‑22SYMBOLSTHIS SYMBOL INCORPORATES THE SEMAPHORE SIGNS FOR THE LETTERS N & D, FOR NUCLEAR DISARMAMENTWHAT IS THE PEACE SYMBOL?
45642008‑09‑19NBA LOGOSTHE LOGO OF THIS NBA TEAM HAS A ROWEL ON ITWHO ARE THE SAN ANTONIO SPURS?
45632008‑09‑18PLAYSIN A 16th C. WORK, THE FEUD BETWEEN THESE 2 GROUPS IS DESCRIBED AS AN "ANCIENT GRUDGE"WHO ARE THE MONTAGUES & THE CAPULETS?
45622008‑09‑17U.S. GEOGRAPHYIT'S 277 MILES LONG, IT'S UP TO 18 MILES WIDE, IT'S 6 MILLION YEARS OLD & AT A GIVEN TIME TEMPS. WITHIN IT CAN VARY BY 25 DEGREESWHAT IS THE GRAND CANYON?
45612008‑09‑16PRESIDENTIAL LASTSHE WAS THE MOST RECENT PRESIDENT WHO HAD NOT PREVIOUSLY BEEN A STATE GOVERNORWHO IS GEORGE H.W. BUSH?
45602008‑09‑15SIGNS & SYMBOLSCREATED IN 1970 & MADE UP OF 3 ARROWS, THE UNIVERSAL SYMBOL FOR THIS WAS BASED ON THE MOBIUS STRIPWHAT IS RECYCLING?
45592008‑09‑12ROYALTYIT'S THE NAME OF TODAY'S LONGEST-RULING FAMILY IN EUROPE, IN POWER FOR MOST OF THE LAST 711 YEARSWHAT IS GRIMALDI?
45582008‑09‑11LINES FROM 19th CENTURY NOVELS"MY TWO NATURES HAD MEMORY IN COMMON, BUT ALL OTHER FACULTIES WERE MOST UNEQUALLY SHARED BETWEEN THEM"WHAT IS "(THE STRANGE CASE OF) DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE"?
45572008‑09‑10BRAND NAMESTO FEATURE ITS "STRONG ENOUGH TO STAND ON" PRODUCT, IN 1965 SHWAYDER BROS., INC. CHANGED ITS NAME TO THISWHAT IS SAMSONITE (CORPORATION)?
45562008‑09‑09POP SINGERSCHARTING HER 18th NO. 1 SINGLE IN APRIL 2008, SHE NOW HAS MORE BILLBOARD NO. 1 POP HITS THAN ANY OTHER SOLO ARTISTWHO IS MARIAH CAREY?
45552008‑09‑08THE VATICANA STATUE OF THIS MAN IS BEING ERECTED INSIDE THE VATICAN'S WALLS NEAR WHERE HE WAS LOCKED UP IN 1633WHO IS GALILEO (GALILEI)?
45542008‑07‑25ADJECTIVESMEANING "PAINFUL", IT LITERALLY REFERS TO THE TYPE OF PAIN INFLICTED ON JESUS & ON THE FOLLOWERS OF SPARTACUSWHAT IS EXCRUCIATING?
45532008‑07‑24FAMOUS NAMESIN 1906 HE LAUNCHED CONJURER'S MONTHLY, A MAGAZINE THAT HE PRETTY MUCH WROTE & EDITED HIMSELFWHO IS HARRY HOUDINI?
45522008‑07‑23CIVIL WAR HISTORYTHOUGH 1863's EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION APPLIED ONLY TO THE CONFEDERACY, THIS UNION STATE, ONE OF THE ORIGINAL 13, ENDED SLAVERY NOV. 1, 1864WHAT IS MARYLAND?
45512008‑07‑22WORLD LEADERSBORN IN KIEV & LATER A U.S. CITIZEN, THIS LEADER BECAME PM IN 1969 OF A COUNTRY FOUNDED IN THE 20th CENTURYWHO IS GOLDA MEIR?
45502008‑07‑21NONFICTIONIN 1947 EDITOR WM. STYRON SAID THIS BOOK WAS A LONG, "TEDIOUS PACIFIC VOYAGE BEST SUITED" FOR NATL. GEOGRAPHICWHAT IS "KON-TIKI"?
45492008‑07‑18CHARACTERS IN SHAKESPEARETHIS CHARACTER IS DESCRIBED AS "A HOWLING MONSTER", "A MOST SCURVY MONSTER" & "SOME MONSTER OF THE ISLE"WHO IS CALIBAN?
45482008‑07‑171970s HITSIN 1970 2 PERFORMERS REACHED THE TOP 20 WITH THIS HIT WHOSE 6-WORD TITLE WAS INSPIRED BY BOYS TOWNWHAT IS "HE AIN'T HEAVY, HE'S MY BROTHER"?
45472008‑07‑16RECENT HISTORYIN 1986 & AGAIN IN 2001, PEOPLE POWER PROTESTS IN THIS NATION PUSHED OUT MALE PRESIDENTS & REPLACED THEM WITH FEMALES WHAT IS THE (REPUBLIC OF THE) PHILIPPINES?
45462008‑07‑15OLYMPIC CITIESTHIS CITY'S OLYMPICS WERE EXACTLY 200 YEARS AFTER THE DEATH OF THE BRITISH CABINET SECRETARY IT WAS NAMED FORWHAT IS SYDNEY?
45452008‑07‑14MYTHSSEEN HERE WITH 2 OTHER TROUBLED MYTHIC FIGURES, HE'S THE MAN ON THE LEFT WHO CAN NEVER QUITE REACH THE FRUITWHAT IS TANTALUS?
45442008‑07‑11BASEBALL HISTORYFOR NEARLY 30 YEARS, CALIFORNIA'S CATALINA ISLAND WAS THE SPRING TRAINING CAMP FOR THIS NON- CALIFORNIA ML TEAMWHO ARE THE CHICAGO CUBS?
45432008‑07‑10SECRETARIES OF STATEIN 1947 HE SAID EUROPE'S FOOD NEEDS REQUIRE "SUBSTANTIAL ADDITIONAL HELP" TO PREVENT SOCIAL DETERIORATIONWHO IS GEORGE C. MARSHALL?
45422008‑07‑09CHILDREN'S LITERATUREHER ILLUSTRATIONS FOR 1890's "A HAPPY PAIR" INCLUDED ELEGANTLY DRESSED RABBITSWHO IS (HELEN) BEATRIX POTTER?
45412008‑07‑08AMERICAN AUTHORSIN 1900 THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY PUBLISHED HIS STORY "AN ODYSSEY OF THE NORTH", HIS LITERARY BREAKTHROUGHWHO IS JACK LONDON?
45402008‑07‑07THE QUOTE OF THE MONTH CLUBIN A POEM, THESE 5 WORDS PRECEDE "BREEDING LILACS OUT OF THE DEAD LAND...STIRRING DULL ROOTS WITH SPRING RAIN"WHAT IS "APRIL IS THE CRUELLEST MONTH"?
45392008‑07‑04FOREIGN COUNTRIESOF THE WORLD'S 10 LARGEST COUNTRIES IN TOTAL AREA, THE 2 WHOSE NAMES START & END WITH "A" (ALGERIA IS NUMBER 11)WHAT ARE AUSTRALIA & ARGENTINA?
45382008‑07‑03U.S. PRESIDENTSTHE FIRST MAN TO RECEIVE A MILLION VOTES FOR PRESIDENT IN ONE ELECTION, HE DIDN'T GET TO ENJOY THE VICTORY FOR LONGWHO IS WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON?
45372008‑07‑02AFI's TOP 100 MOVIE QUOTESTHIS QUOTE, NO. 31 ON THE LIST, COMES 2 MINUTES AFTER THE NO. 1 QUOTE, & IS THE LAST LINE OF ITS MOVIEWHAT IS "(AFTER ALL,) TOMORROW IS ANOTHER DAY"?
45362008‑07‑01PRESIDENTIAL RELATIVESBEFORE GEORGE W. BUSH, HE WAS THE LAST PRESIDENT TO HAVE BOTH HIS PARENTS ATTEND HIS INAUGURATIONWHO IS JOHN F. KENNEDY?
45352008‑06‑30PLAYWRIGHTSON HIS DEATH IN 1950, HE LEFT PART OF HIS ESTATE TO PROMOTE A NEW PHONETIC ALPHABETWHO IS GEORGE BERNARD SHAW?
45342008‑06‑27THE U.S. POPULATIONWITH ABOUT 5 PEOPLE PER SQUARE MILE, IT'S THE MOST SPARSELY POPULATED OF THE LOWER 48 STATESWHAT IS WYOMING?
45332008‑06‑26THE OSCARSHE HOLDS THE RECORD FOR TOTAL ACTING, DIRECTING & WRITING OSCAR NOMINATIONS--1 ACTING, 6 DIRECTING, 14 WRITINGWHO IS WOODY ALLEN?
45322008‑06‑25THE HEISMAN TROPHYONE OF THE 2 HEISMAN TROPHY WINNERS WHO SHARE THEIR SURNAMES WITH U.S. PRESIDENTSWHO IS REGGIE BUSH OR BO JACKSON?
45312008‑06‑24WORLD ORGANIZATIONSIT WAS FOUNDED AFTER PORTUGUESE STUDENTS WERE JAILED FOR TOASTING FREEDOM DURING SALAZAR'S DICTATORSHIPWHAT IS AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL?
45302008‑06‑23PRESIDENTIAL BIRTHPLACES4 U.S. PRESIDENTS SERVING IN 3 DIFFERENT CENTURIES HAVE BEEN BORN IN THE SAME COUNTY IN THIS STATEWHAT IS MASSACHUSETTS?
45292008‑06‑2019th CENTURY SCIENCEIN 1824 ANGLICAN PRIEST WILLIAM BUCKLAND WROTE A PIONEERING PAPER ON MEGALOSAURUS, A CREATURE WHOSE NAME MEANS THISWHAT IS GREAT (LARGE, BIG, ETC.) LIZARD?
45282008‑06‑19BUSINESS TRADEMARKSREGISTERED IN 1893, THIS PRODUCT'S TRADEMARK IS WRITTEN IN THE SPENCERIAN SCRIPT OF BOOKKEEPER FRANK ROBINSONWHAT IS COCA-COLA?
45272008‑06‑18THE ACADEMY AWARDSIN 1981 HE RECEIVED AN HONORARY OSCAR FOR HIS BODY OF WORK; A YEAR LATER, HE WON AN ACTING OSCAR FOR HIS FINAL FILMWHO IS HENRY FONDA?
45262008‑06‑17FAMOUS NAMESJEFFERSON CALLED HIM "ATTILA OF THE AGE DETHRONED... SHUT UP WITHIN THE CIRCLE OF A LITTLE ISLAND OF THE MEDITERRANEAN"WHO IS NAPOLEON BONAPARTE?
45252008‑06‑16AMERICAN AUTHORSIN 1958 HE WROTE, "BRAZIL WAS BEASTLY BUT BUENOS AIRES THE BEST. NOT TIFFANY'S, BUT ALMOST"WHO IS TRUMAN CAPOTE?
45242008‑06‑13HOLIDAYSTHE SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MGMT. SAYS, OF THE 10 FEDERAL HOLIDAYS, IT'S THE LEAST OBSERVED BY THE PRIVATE SECTORWHAT IS COLUMBUS DAY?
45232008‑06‑12FUN WITH NUMBERSIT'S THE ONLY WHOLE NUMBER THAT WHEN SPELLED OUT HAS ALL ITS LETTERS IN REVERSE ALPHABETICAL ORDERWHAT IS 1?
45222008‑06‑11MOVIE STARSNO. 18 ON THE AFI's LIST OF THE GREATEST AMERICAN SCREEN ACTORS, HE STARRED IN JUST 3 FILMSWHO IS JAMES DEAN?
45212008‑06‑10COLONIAL PEN NAMESFOR GOSSIP COLUMNS, HE WROTE UNDER THE NAME BUSY BODY; TO DISCUSS MARRIAGE, HE BECAME ANTHONY AFTERWITWHO IS BEN FRANKLIN?
45202008‑06‑09THE INTERNETON MARCH 10, 2003 THIS NATION GOT CONTROL OF THE .af INTERNET DOMAINWHAT IS AFGHANISTAN?
45192008‑06‑06PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS HE'S THE LAST PERSON TO RECEIVE A STATE'S ELECTORAL VOTES WHILE NOT RUNNING AS A DEMOCRAT OR AS A REPUBLICANWHO IS GEORGE WALLACE?
45182008‑06‑05THE GREAT CHEFS OF EUROPELIVING FROM 1846 TO 1935, THIS CELEBRATED FRENCHMAN WAS KNOWN AS "THE KING OF CHEFS AND THE CHEF OF KINGS"WHO IS (GEORGES) AUGUSTE ESCOFFIER?
45172008‑06‑04ENTERTAINERSIN 2007 THIS ENTERTAINER & FORMER SITCOM STAR WAS MADE AN HONORARY CORPORAL BY THE U.S. MARINE CORPSWHO IS JIM NABORS?
45162008‑06‑03BUSINESSIN 1951 THIS COMPANY WHOSE ORIGINS DATE BACK TO 1876 BECAME THE FIRST U.S. COMPANY TO HAVE 1 MILLION SHAREHOLDERSWHAT IS AT&T?
45152008‑06‑02THE BILLBOARD HOT 100A SONG BY THIS ARTIST HIT NO. 1 IN 1999, MAKING HER AT AGE 52 THE OLDEST FEMALE TO HAVE A BILLBOARD NO. 1 SINGLEWHO IS CHER?
45142008‑05‑30WWIIFDR LIKED TO REST NEAR WATER, BUT BECAUSE OF FEARS AFTER PEARL HARBOR, THIS INLAND PLACE WAS CREATED FOR HIMWHAT IS CAMP DAVID?
45132008‑05‑29ANNUAL SPORTING EVENTSWITH AN ESTIMATED SELLOUT CROWD OF 267,925 PEOPLE, IT CLAIMS TO BE THE BEST-ATTENDED SINGLE-DAY SPORTING EVENT IN THE U.S.WHAT IS THE INDIANAPOLIS 500?
45122008‑05‑2820th CENTURY LEADERSHE SAID, "AN APPEASER IS ONE WHO FEEDS A CROCODILE, HOPING IT WILL EAT HIM LAST"WHO IS WINSTON CHURCHILL?
45112008‑05‑27FILMS OF THE 1950sTHE ACTION IN THIS FILM BEGINS AT 10:30 A.M. & PLAYS OUT IN ALMOST-REAL TIME UNTIL 12:15WHAT IS "HIGH NOON"?
45102008‑05‑26DEMOGRAPHICS IN 2005 THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION APPROPRIATELY DECIDED TO STOP HIRING PEOPLE WHO DO THISWHAT IS SMOKE (CIGARETTES)?
45092008‑05‑23RELIGIONA MENNONITE LEADER WHO WAS PRO-FOOT WASHING & ANTI- BEARD TRIMMING GAVE HIS NAME TO THIS GROUPWHO ARE THE AMISH?
45082008‑05‑22EARLY 20th CENTURY PLAYSITS PREFACE SAYS, "THE ENGLISH HAVE NO RESPECT FOR THEIR LANGUAGE, & WILL NOT TEACH THEIR CHILDREN TO SPEAK IT"WHAT IS "PYGMALION"?
45072008‑05‑21WORLD HISTORYONE OF HISTORY'S LARGEST REFUGEE MIGRATIONS, ABOUT 15 MILLION PEOPLE, TOOK PLACE 1947-1951 BETWEEN THESE 2 COUNTRIESWHAT ARE INDIA & PAKISTAN?
45062008‑05‑20CHILDREN'S AUTHORSIN 1896 HE SAID HIS MOTHER HAD LOST HER CHILDHOOD AT 8; HE "KNEW A TIME WOULD COME WHEN I ALSO MUST GIVE UP THE GAMES"WHO IS JAMES M. BARRIE?
45052008‑05‑19THE MOVIESA FAMOUS SCENE FROM THIS 1976 FILM WAS COMPLETELY AD-LIBBED; THE SCRIPT SIMPLY READ, "TRAVIS LOOKS IN THE MIRROR"WHAT IS "TAXI DRIVER"?
45042008‑05‑16ALLIANCESTHE QUADRUPLE ALLIANCE BEGAN IN 1813 AGAINST THIS COUNTRY; IN 1818 IT LET THIS COUNTRY IN & BECAME THE QUINTUPLE ALLIANCEWHAT IS FRANCE?
45032008‑05‑15HISTORIC JOURNALSON JAN. 18, 1912 HE ARRIVED AT A TENT NEAR THE POLE & FOUND "A RECORD OF FIVE NORWEGIANS HAVING BEEN THERE"WHO IS ROBERT F. SCOTT?
45022008‑05‑14AMERICAN HISTORYIN THE LAST WEEK OF THE JOHN TYLER ADMINISTRATION, THIS REPUBLIC WAS OFFERED STATEHOODWHAT IS TEXAS?
45012008‑05‑13CIVIL WAR-ERA FICTIONA NORTHERNER WHOSE SYMPATHIES EXILED HIM TO THE CONFEDERACY, BERMUDA & CANADA INSPIRED THIS 1863 TALEWHAT IS "THE MAN WITHOUT A COUNTRY"?
45002008‑05‑12INVENTORSIN 1894, IN HIS WEST ORANGE LAB, THOMAS EDISON SHOT THIS SPORT, THE FIRST SPORTING EVENT EVER FILMEDWHAT IS A BOXING (MATCH)?
44992008‑05‑09ANCIENT TIMESPLUTARCH'S CHAPTER ON ROMULUS QUOTES THIS MUCH LATER MAN AS SAYING, "I LOVE TREASON BUT HATE A TRAITOR"WHO IS (GAIUS) JULIUS CAESAR?
44982008‑05‑08FAMOUS AUSTRIANSTHE HOME ON VIENNA'S DOMGASSE WHERE HE LIVED IN THE 1780s WAS REOPENED AMID FANFARE IN JANUARY 2006WHO IS WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART?
44972008‑05‑07U.S. PRESIDENTSONLY 50 YEARS OLD WHEN HE LEFT OFFICE, HE WAS OUR NATION'S YOUNGEST EX-PRESIDENTWHO IS TEDDY ROOSEVELT?
44962008‑05‑06THE 7 WONDERS OF THE WORLDPHILO OF BYZANTIUM CALLED IT A PLOUGHED FIELD "ABOVE THE HEADS OF THOSE WHO WALK BETWEEN THE COLUMNS BELOW"WHAT ARE THE HANGING GARDENS OF BABYLON?
44952008‑05‑05AMERICAN THINKERS"I NEVER FOUND THE COMPANION THAT WAS SO COMPANION- ABLE AS SOLITUDE" HE WROTE IN A CHAPTER ON SOLITUDE IN AN 1854 WORKWHO IS HENRY DAVID THOREAU?
44942008‑05‑02ANCIENT HISTORYCIRCLED 7 TIMES BY THE ISRAELITES IN JOSHUA, IT'S SAID TO BE THE WORLD'S OLDEST WALLED CITYWHAT IS JERICHO?
44932008‑05‑01HISTORIC NAMESBORN AT CHATEAU CHAVANIAC IN 1757, HE WAS LATER HAILED AS "THE HERO OF TWO WORLDS"WHO WAS (THE MARQUIS DE) LAFAYETTE?
44922008‑04‑30BUSINESSIN 1952 GLEN BELL WAS SELLING BURGERS; HE THEN ADDED THESE TO THE DRIVE-IN MENU FOR 19 , & THE REST IS HISTORYWHAT ARE TACOS?
44912008‑04‑29BASEBALL TERMSHALL OF FAMER WILLIE STARGELL CALLED IT "A BUTTERFLY WITH HICCUPS"WHAT IS A KNUCKLEBALL?
44902008‑04‑28ROYAL WIVESHER MARRIAGE TO HENRY VIII LASTED LESS THAN A YEAR, BUT SHE HAD THE LAST LAUGH, SURVIVING HIM BY 10 YEARSWHO IS ANNE OF CLEVES?
44892008‑04‑25PRESIDENTSBESIDES JAMES & JOHN, MORE U.S. PRESIDENTS HAVE HAD THIS FIRST NAME THAN ANY OTHERWHAT IS WILLIAM?
44882008‑04‑24STATE CAPITALSTHIS PLAINS STATE CAPITAL OF ONLY 14,000 PEOPLE IS THE ONLY U.S. CAPITAL WITH NO LETTERS OF ITS STATE IN ITS NAMEWHAT IS PIERRE, SOUTH DAKOTA?
44872008‑04‑2321st CENTURY OSCAR WINNERSSHE'S THE ONLY PERFORMER TO WIN AN OSCAR FOR PLAYING A REAL-LIFE OSCAR WINNERWHO IS CATE BLANCHETT?
44862008‑04‑22POETSTHIS POET WROTE, "I LOVE THEE FREELY, AS MEN STRIVE FOR RIGHT; I LOVE THEE PURELY, AS THEY TURN FROM PRAISE"WHO IS ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING?
44852008‑04‑21MILITARY MENIN A 1944 SPEECH, HE SAID, "BATTLE IS THE MOST MAGNIFICENT COMPETITION IN WHICH A HUMAN BEING CAN INDULGE"WHO IS GEORGE S. PATTON?
44842008‑04‑18THE OSCARSTHEY'RE THE ONLY 2 TRILOGIES IN WHICH ALL 3 OF THE FILMS WERE NOMINATED FOR BEST PICTURE OSCARSWHAT ARE "THE LORD OF THE RINGS" & "THE GODFATHER"?
44832008‑04‑17WWIIIN ENGLISH, IT'S THE WORD THAT MUSSOLINI WAS THE FIRST TO USE TO DESCRIBE THE PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN BERLIN & ROMEWHAT IS AN AXIS?
44822008‑04‑16CONSUMER PRODUCTSTHIS PRODUCT WAS REINTRODUCED IN 1906 WITH TRIMETHYLXANTHINE AS THE SOLE REMAINING STIMULANTWHAT IS COCA-COLA?
44812008‑04‑15WORLD LEADERSUNABLE TO SAY THIS FUTURE LEADER'S TRIBAL NAME, A TEACHER GAVE HIM A NEW NAME, PERHAPS AFTER A BRIT. NAVAL HEROWHO IS NELSON MANDELA?
44802008‑04‑14SCIENCE FICTION THE IDEA FOR THESE TV CREATURES SPRANG FROM RABBITS IN AUSTRALIA THAT MULTIPLIED AT AN INCREDIBLE RATE WHAT ARE TRIBBLES?
44792008‑04‑11WORLD HISTORYBEGINNING IN 1932 ALL THIS COUNTRY'S KINGS HAVE BEEN THE COUNTRY'S FOUNDER OR HIS SONSWHAT IS SAUDI ARABIA?
44782008‑04‑10U.S. AGRICULTUREIN THE 50 STATES, THE HIGHLIGHTED AREA SEEN HERE IS BY FAR THE MOST IMPORTANT FOR PRODUCING THISWHAT IS COFFEE?
44772008‑04‑091950s FICTIONLATER TRANSLATED INTO RUSSIAN BY THE AUTHOR, IT WAS DUBBED BOTH ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 1955 & ONE OF THE FILTHIESTWHAT IS "LOLITA"?
44762008‑04‑08OLYMPIC CITIESOF ALL THE CITIES TO HOST THE MODERN OLYMPIC GAMES, THIS ONE LIES CLOSEST TO THE EQUATORWHAT IS MEXICO CITY?
44752008‑04‑07ASSASSINATIONSFOR A SHORT TIME, DIEGO RIVERA WAS A SUSPECT IN THE 1940 MURDER OF THIS MANWHO IS LEON TROTSKY?
44742008‑04‑04SHOW BUSINESSTHE WINGS ON THIS, CREATED IN 1948, REPRESENT THE "MUSE OF ART"; THE ATOM REPRESENTS THE "ELECTRON OF SCIENCE"WHAT IS AN EMMY AWARD?
44732008‑04‑03SPORTS FIRSTSTHE FIRST BASEBALL WORLD SERIES GAME PLAYED OUTSIDE THE U.S. WAS PLAYED IN THIS CITY IN 1992WHAT IS TORONTO?
44722008‑04‑02EUROPEAN RIVERS20 MILES FROM FRANKFURT IS THE MEETING PLACE OF THESE 2 RIVERS, WHOSE NAMES RHYME DESPITE THE SPELLINGWHAT ARE THE MAIN & THE RHINE (RHEIN)?
44712008‑04‑01VICE PRESIDENTSHE'S THE ONLY SITTING VICE PRESIDENT SINCE MARTIN VAN BUREN ELECTED TO THE PRESIDENCYWHO IS GEORGE H(ERBERT) W(ALKER) BUSH?
44702008‑03‑31BEFORE THEY WERE SENATORSLATER A U.S. SENATOR, IN 1962 HE MADE A FAMOUS 75,000-MILE TRIPWHO IS JOHN GLENN?
44692008‑03‑28PROS & CONS IN HISTORYTHE TWO 3-LETTER WORDS APPLIED TO THOSE FOR & AGAINST THE 18th AMEND., & STATES WITH DIFFERING LAWS ON THE ISSUE WHAT ARE DRY & WET?
44682008‑03‑27CLASSICAL MUSICIANSIN 1793, HAYDN WROTE HE WILL BE "ONE OF EUROPE'S FINEST COMPOSERS, & I SHALL BE PROUD TO BE CALLED HIS TEACHER"WHO IS LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN?
44672008‑03‑26THE ACADEMY AWARDSIN 1954 HE WON A RECORD 4 OSCARS, INCLUDING ONE FOR "BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE" FOR A FILM SET IN THE AMERICAN DESERTWHO IS WALT DISNEY?
44662008‑03‑25ANCIENT NAMESAPPROPRIATELY, THE NAME OF THIS DRAMATIST COMES FROM GREEK WORDS MEANING "WISE" & "FAMOUS"WHO IS SOPHOCLES?
44652008‑03‑24THE SOCIAL SCIENCESCOINED IN 1899, THIS WORD SUGGESTS THAT THINGS LIKE RIVERS & BOUNDARIES AFFECT NATIONS' FOREIGN AFFAIRSWHAT IS GEOPOLITICS?
44642008‑03‑21WORLD LITERATURE"IF HE HAS A CONSCIENCE HE WILL SUFFER FOR HIS MISTAKE" REFERS TO A MURDERER IN THIS 1866 NOVELWHAT IS "CRIME AND PUNISHMENT"?
44632008‑03‑20PLAGUES & PESTILENCEHAVING FIRST ESCAPED FROM A SOUTH AMERICAN RESEARCH LAB IN 1957, THEY BECAME A THREAT TO THE U.S. IN 1990WHAT ARE KILLER BEES?
44622008‑03‑19BEATLES TUNESIT'S THE BEATLES' ONLY U.S. NO. 1 HIT SINGLE WHOSE TITLE IS THE NAME OF AN ACTUAL PLACEWHAT IS "PENNY LANE"?
44612008‑03‑18HISTORIC NAMESJAMES I SAID OF THIS PLOTTER, "THE GENTLER TORTURES ARE TO BE FIRST USED...AND SO PROCEED BY STEPS TO THE WORST"WHO IS GUY FAWKES?
44602008‑03‑17BOOK TITLE REFERENCESIT "HAD BEEN BUILT ...FOR PIGS ABOUT TO BE BUTCHERED. NOW IT WAS GOING TO SERVE AS A HOME...FOR 100 AMERICAN P.O.W.s" WHAT IS "SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE"?
44592008‑03‑14FOOD & DRINKIN 2001 A 5,861-GALLON VERSION OF THIS DRINK WAS SERVED UP AT A JIMMY BUFFETT-OWNED PLACE IN ORLANDOWHAT IS A MARGARITA?
44582008‑03‑13AUTHORSS. ANDERSON TOLD HIM, WRITE ABOUT WHAT "YOU KNOW ...THAT LITTLE PATCH...IN MISS. WHERE YOU STARTED FROM"WHO IS WILLIAM FAULKNER?
44572008‑03‑12THE WORLD MAP1 OF THE 2 SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRIES WHOSE MAINLAND YOU'LL FLY OVER WHEN HEADING DUE SOUTH FROM MIAMI, FLA.WHAT IS ECUADOR OR PERU?
44562008‑03‑11SCIENCE FICTIONA RECENT RE-ISSUE OF THIS SIR ARTHUR CONAN DOYLE NOVEL INCLUDES AN INTRODUCTION BY MICHAEL CRICHTONWHAT IS "THE LOST WORLD"?
44552008‑03‑10ACTORSHE NEVER WON AN OSCAR, BUT THIS 1960s MOVIE STAR GOT A PATENT FOR A LOW-SLUNG BUCKET SEAT FOR RACE CARSWHO IS STEVE McQUEEN?
44542008‑03‑07HOUSEHOLD PRODUCTSACCORDING TO ITS EARLIEST ADS, .56% OF THIS PRODUCT WAS MADE UP OF CARBONATES, MINERAL MATTER & UNCOMBINED ALKALIWHAT IS IVORY SOAP?
44532008‑03‑06'60s MOVIESTHE TAGLINE TO THIS MOVIE WITH A 7-WORD TITLE WAS "EVERYBODY WHO'S EVER BEEN FUNNY IS IN IT!"WHAT IS "IT'S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD WORLD"?
44522008‑03‑05HISTORIC NEW YORK CITYTHE USA's FIRST LABOR DAY PARADE, IN 1882, WENT FROM CITY HALL TO THIS SQUARE JUST NORTH OF 14th STREETWHAT IS UNION SQUARE?
44512008‑03‑04SPACE: 2007A NASA MARS LANDER HAS THIS MYTHIC NAME BECAUSE IT WAS MADE OF PARTS FROM A SCRAPPED 2001 MISSIONWHAT IS PHOENIX?
44502008‑03‑03U.S. GEOGRAPHYOF THE USA's 50 TALLEST PEAKS, ALL ARE IN ALASKA, COLORADO & CALIFORNIA EXCEPT THIS PEAKWHAT IS MOUNT RAINIER?
44492008‑02‑29NAME'S ALMOST THE SAMETHIS 900-MILE EASTERN EUR. MT. RANGE SHARES MOST OF ITS NAME WITH A SHIP FAMOUS FOR ITS APRIL 1912 ACTIONSWHAT ARE THE CARPATHIAN MOUNTAINS?
44482008‑02‑28THE NFLIT'S THE ONLY NFL TEAM TO PLAY ITS HOME GAMES OUT-OF-STATE IN A STADIUM NAMED FOR ANOTHER TEAMWHO ARE THE (NEW YORK) JETS?
44472008‑02‑27WORD ORIGINSIT'S FROM THE LATIN FOR "HEMP" BECAUSE IT WAS OFTEN MADE OF HEMP; ADD A LETTER & IT MEANS TO TAKE A SURVEYWHAT IS CANVAS?
44462008‑02‑261910s HISTORYWORLD BOOK SAID IT "RANKS AS ONE OF THE GREATEST ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENTS IN THE WORLD"WHAT IS THE PANAMA CANAL?
44452008‑02‑25BIBLICAL PLACE NAMES IN "RETURN OF THE JEDI", A PLANET SHARES ITS NAME WITH THIS HOME OF A WOMAN WHO SUMMONS A SPIRIT FOR SAULWHAT IS ENDOR?
44442008‑02‑22U.S. GOVERNMENT HISTORYTHIS MAN CAST THE FIRST TIE-BREAKING VOTE IN U.S. SENATE HISTORYWHO IS JOHN ADAMS?
44432008‑02‑21FAMOUS AMERICANSIN 1733 HE WROTE, "THE HEART OF A FOOL IS IN HIS MOUTH, BUT THE MOUTH OF A WISE MAN IS IN HIS HEART"WHO IS BEN FRANKLIN?
44422008‑02‑20NOTABLE NAMESAT HIS DEATH IN APRIL 1955, HIS BRAIN WAS PRESERVED & HIS ASHES SCATTERED IN THE DELAWARE RIVERWHO IS ALBERT EINSTEIN?
44412008‑02‑19STATE CAPITALSONE OF THE 2 STATE CAPITALS WHOSE NAMES END WITH THE GREEK WORD FOR "CITY"WHAT IS INDIANAPOLIS OR ANNAPOLIS?
44402008‑02‑18SHAKESPEAREAN HEROINESTHE NAME OF THIS HEROINE KNOWN FOR HER FILIAL DEVOTION IS PROBABLY DERIVED FROM THE LATIN FOR "HEART"WHO IS CORDELIA?
44392008‑02‑15AMERICAN POETRYWALT WHITMAN CALLED THIS "THE BEAUTIFUL UNCUT HAIR OF GRAVES"WHAT IS (LEAVES OF) GRASS?
44382008‑02‑14AFRICAN AMERICANSAS U.S. SOLICITOR GENERAL IN THE 1960s, HE WON 14 OF THE 19 CASES HE ARGUED BEFORE THE SUPREME COURTWHO IS THURGOOD MARSHALL?
44372008‑02‑13THE ANIMAL WORLDC. FAMILIARIS, IT HAS ONE OF THE LARGEST SIZE RANGES, FROM A 2-POUND MEXICAN VARIETY TO 200 POUNDERSWHAT IS THE DOG?
44362008‑02‑12CHARACTERS IN BOOKS THIS CHARACTER SAYS, "IT'S CHRISTMAS DAY! I HAVEN'T MISSED IT. THE SPIRITS HAVE DONE IT ALL IN ONE NIGHT"WHO IS EBENEZER SCROOGE?
44352008‑02‑11THE 50 STATESIT'S THE ONLY STATE NAME THAT WHEN SPELLED OFFICIALLY CONTAINS A DIACRITICAL MARKWHAT IS HAWAI'I?
44342008‑02‑08NORTH AMERICAN GEOGRAPHYTHIS 1.980-MILE RIVER THAT STARTS IN CANADA IS THE LONGEST IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE THAT FLOWS TO THE PACIFIC OCEANWHAT IS THE YUKON RIVER?
44332008‑02‑07EUROPEITS USE DATES BACK TO 1360; ON JAN. 1, 2002 BELGIUM DROPPED IT BUT SWITZERLAND KEPT ITWHAT IS THE FRANC?
44322008‑02‑06WORLD AUTHORSIN 1898 HE WROTE, "AS FOR THE PERSONS I HAVE ACCUSED...THEY ARE...EMBODIMENTS OF SOCIAL MALFEASANCE"WHO IS EMILE ZOLA?
44312008‑02‑0519th CENTURY POLITICIANSAS TERRITORIES COMMITTEE CHAIR, THIS MIDWEST SEN. HELPED DRAW THE BORDERS OF 7 TERRS., INCLUDING KANSAS & NEBRASKAWHO IS STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS?
44302008‑02‑04BRITISH ACTORSTHE FIRST MAN TO WIN TONYS AS BEST ACTOR & ALSO FOR BEST ACTOR IN A MUSICAL, HE WON FOR PLAYING A KING & A PROFESSORWHO IS REX HARRISON?
44292008‑02‑01COMMUNICATIONA GOVERNMENT WEBSITE SAYS IT'S "A COMPLETE, COMPLEX LANGUAGE ...SAID TO BE THE 4th MOST COMMONLY USED" IN THE U.S.WHAT IS (AMERICAN) SIGN LANGUAGE?
44282008‑01‑31WORLD CAPITALSTHIS CAPITAL CITY OF 113,000 IS THE CLOSEST NATIONAL CAPITAL TO THE ARCTIC CIRCLEWHAT IS REYKJAVIK (ICELAND)?
44272008‑01‑30NOTABLE WOMENDENIED A COLLEGE EDUCATION IN HER OWN COUNTRY, IN 1903 SHE BECAME THE FIRST WOMAN IN FRANCE TO EARN HER DOCTORATEWHO IS MARIE CURIE ?
44262008‑01‑29PUBLISHINGFOUNDED IN 1856, THIS COMPANY INTRODUCED A NUMBERING SYSTEM FOR U.S. HIGHWAYS IN 1917WHAT IS RAND McNALLY (& CO.)?
44252008‑01‑28TV CELEBRITIESNOT AN ACTOR, HE IS THE HIGHEST-PAID FOREIGN-BORN PERSONALITY ON THE 2007 FORBES LIST OF TOP TELEVISION EARNERSWHO IS SIMON COWELL?
44242008‑01‑25CLASSIC TVAMONG THOSE WHO OBJECTED TO THIS DRAMA SERIES THAT PREMIERED IN OCTOBER 1959 WERE FRANK SINATRA & J. EDGAR HOOVERWHAT IS "THE UNTOUCHABLES"?
44232008‑01‑24RICH & FAMOUSAT $900 MILLION, HIS FORTUNE WAS ONCE 2% OF THE GNP; BY HIS DEATH IN 1937, HE WAS DOWN TO AROUND $26 MILLIONWHO IS JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER?
44222008‑01‑23FAMOUS ENGLISHMENANDREW CARNEGIE'S FUTURE FORTUNE & CAREER WERE INSPIRED BY AN 1873 VISIT WITH THIS INVENTOR & ENGINEERWHO IS (SIR) HENRY BESSEMER?
44212008‑01‑22ADJECTIVESTHIS WORD MEANING "GRUESOME" WAS INSPIRED BY THE DEATHS OF THE LEADERS OF A JEWISH REVOLT IN THE 100s B.C.WHAT IS MACABRE?
44202008‑01‑21SHAKESPEAREAN GEOGRAPHYTHIS LAND, NAMED FOR AN ITALIAN, IS MENTIONED JUST ONCE IN A SHAKESPEARE PLAY-- IN "THE COMEDY OF ERRORS"WHAT IS AMERICA?
44192008‑01‑18BIBLICAL NAMESTHE NAME OF THIS REBELLIOUS YOUNG MAN OF THE OLD TESTAMENT CAN BE TRANSLATED FROM THE HEBREW AS "FATHER OF PEACE"WHO IS ABSALOM?
44182008‑01‑17THE SUPREME COURTBRITANNICA SAID THE COURT'S RULING IN HIS CASE "SEEMED A MORTAL BLOW TO THE NEWLY CREATED REPUBLICAN PARTY" WHO IS DRED SCOTT?
44172008‑01‑16FOREIGN FILMSA SERIES OF NOVELS INCLUDES "IRON KNIGHT, SILVER VASE", "PRECIOUS SWORD, GOLDEN HAIRPIN" & THIS ONE, MADE INTO A FILM IN 2000WHAT IS "CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON"?
44162008‑01‑15BABY NAMESONCE AMONG THE TOP 100 GIRLS' NAMES, IN 2006 IT MADE A SUDDEN DROP TO 382, MANY HESITANT TO USE ITWHAT IS KATRINA?
44152008‑01‑14CLASSIC MOVIE DUOSAROUND THE WORLD THEY'RE KNOWN VARIOUSLY AS "FLIP I FLAP", "DICK UND DOOF" & "EL GORDO Y EL FLACO"WHO ARE (STAN) LAUREL & (OLIVER) HARDY?
44142008‑01‑11OPERA INSPIRATIONSSCHOLARS THINK THAT A PANPIPE FOUND BY CAPTAIN COOK IN WHAT IS NOW VANUATU INSPIRED THIS 18th CENTURY OPERAWHAT IS "THE MAGIC FLUTE"?
44132008‑01‑10"C"INEMA2 MOVIES WHOSE 1-WORD TITLES ARE CITIES; THEY WON THE OSCAR FOR BEST PICTURE, 59 YEARS APARTWHAT ARE "CHICAGO" & "CASABLANCA"?
44122008‑01‑09THE CATHOLIC CHURCH FIRST MENTIONED IN A LETTER BY CLEMENT IV IN 1265, THIS ITEM WORN BY THE POPE FEATURES AN IMAGE OF ST. PETER IN A BOATWHAT IS THE RING (OF THE FISHERMAN)?
44112008‑01‑08WORLD HISTORYTHIS WORLD- CHANGING EVENT WAS FIRST ANNOUNCED IN A BARCELONA BANQUET HALL IN APRIL 1493WHAT IS THE DISCOVERY OF THE NEW WORLD?
44102008‑01‑07MIDWEST TOPOGRAPHY THIS STATE HAS THE LARGEST SAND DUNES COMPLEX IN THE U.S., JUST NORTH OF A RIVER NAMED FOR ITS FLATNESSWHAT IS NEBRASKA?
44092008‑01‑04U.S. PRESIDENTSWHEN THIS PRESIDENT & HIS WIFE DIDN'T WANT TO BE UNDERSTOOD BY OTHERS, THEY SPOKE TO EACH OTHER IN CHINESEWHO IS HERBERT HOOVER?
44082008‑01‑03AVIATION HISTORYHE WAS THE 118th MAN TO FLY ACROSS THE ATLANTIC OCEANWHO IS CHARLES LINDBERGH?
44072008‑01‑02THE BOX OFFICERATED "R" FOR VIOLENCE, THIS 2004 FILM SET IN ANCIENT TIMES IS THE HIGHEST- GROSSING "R" MOVIE EVER IN THE U.S.WHAT IS "THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST"?
44062008‑01‑01U.S. TRADEIT'S THE COUNTRY FROM WHICH THE U.S. IMPORTS THE MOST OILWHAT IS CANADA?
44052007‑12‑31POETRYIN A POEM ABOUT THIS BATTLE, ROBERT BROWNING WROTE, "TO AKROPOLIS! RUN, PHEIDIPPIDES, ONE RACE MORE"WHAT IS THE BATTLE OF MARATHON?
44042007‑12‑28U.S. STATES2 OF THE 4 STATES WHOSE NAMES WERE THOSE OF INDEPENDENT REPUBLICS BEFORE THEY ENTERED THE UNIONWHAT IS CALIFORNIA, HAWAII, TEXAS, VERMONT?
44032007‑12‑27AUTHORS' OBITUARIESIN 1991 THE N.Y. TIMES SAID ENGLISH WAS "TOO SKIMPY FOR SO RICH AN IMAGINATION"; HIS LANGUAGE & METER WERE IRRESISTIBLEWHO IS DR. SEUSS?
44022007‑12‑26STRUCTURESWHEN COMPLETED, IT STRETCHED FOR 73 1/2 MILES FROM BOWNESS TO WALLSENDWHAT IS HADRIAN'S WALL?
44012007‑12‑25FRENCHMEN IN HISTORYHE WAS NICKNAMED "THE ROBESPIERRE OF THE BRUSH", BUT UNLIKE HIS FRIEND ROBESPIERRE, HE WAS JAILED BUT NOT GUILLOTINEDWHO IS JACQUES-LOUIS DAVID?
44002007‑12‑24SPACE MENHE WAS THE OLDEST MAN TO WALK ON THE MOON, & THE ONLY WORLD WAR II VETERANWHO IS ALAN SHEPARD?
43992007‑12‑21POETSFIRED FROM A JOB FOR LAZINESS, HE WROTE, "I LEAN AND LOAFE AT MY EASE OBSERVING A SPEAR OF SUMMER GRASS"WHO IS WALT WHITMAN?
43982007‑12‑20SNACK BRANDSEACH UNIT IN THIS BRAND, INTRODUCED IN 1968, IS A HYPERBOLIC PARABOLOID, & THEY FIT TOGETHER FOR PERFECT STORAGEWHAT IS PRINGLES (POTATO CHIPS)?
43972007‑12‑19CLASSIC ROCKAS THERE WAS ANOTHER ALBUM BY THAT TITLE, THIS CLASSIC FROM 1973 WAS AT ONE POINT GOING TO BE CALLED "ECLIPSE"WHAT IS "THE DARK SIDE OF THE MOON"?
43962007‑12‑18THE 1970sFOR AN HISTORIC FEBRUARY 1972 TRIP, RICHARD NIXON & HENRY KISSINGER EACH LEARNED TO USE THESE; NIXON WAS BETTER AT ITWHAT ARE CHOPSTICKS?
43952007‑12‑1719th CENTURY NAMESHE GOT HIS NAME BECAUSE MEXICAN VICTIMS OF HIS ATTACKS WOULD CRY OUT IN TERROR TO ST. JEROMEWHO IS GERONIMO?
43942007‑12‑14ACADEMY AWARD FIRSTSON MARCH 5, 1936 SCREENWRITER DUDLEY NICHOLS DID THIS; IT DIDN'T HAPPEN AGAIN UNTIL AN ACTOR DID IT APRIL 15, 1971WHAT IS REFUSE AN OSCAR?
43932007‑12‑13AFRICAN RIVERSTHE COURSE OF THIS RIVER THAT'S ALMOST 3,000 MILES LONG IS AN IMMENSE COUNTERCLOCKWISE SEMICIRCLEWHAT IS THE CONGO RIVER?
43922007‑12‑1220th CENTURY PERSONALITIESIN 1921 HE GOT A PATENT FOR A DIVING SUIT THAT ALLOWED ONE TO QUICKLY DISCARD THE SUIT & ESCAPE TO THE SURFACEWHO IS HARRY HOUDINI?
43912007‑12‑11CHARACTERS IN SHAKESPEARETO THE CONSTERNATION OF THE TITLE CHARACTER, WE LEARN THAT THIS CHARACTER WAS BORN BY C-SECTIONWHO IS MACDUFF?
43902007‑12‑10LANDMARKSTHE LANDMARK SITE KNOWN TO THE LAKOTA AS "6 GRANDFATHERS" WAS RENAMED THIS AFTER A PROMINENT LAWYERWHAT IS MOUNT RUSHMORE?
43892007‑12‑07MOTOWN SINGERSHE ADDED AN "E" TO HIS LAST NAME TO AVOID BEING TEASEDWHO IS MARVIN GAYE?
43882007‑12‑06NOTABLE WOMENIN 1963 SHE SAID, "I FEEL AS THOUGH I'M SUDDENLY ON STAGE FOR A PART I NEVER REHEARSED"WHO IS LADY BIRD JOHNSON?
43872007‑12‑05BRITISH ENTREPRENEURSIN 1839 QUEEN VICTORIA AWARDED HIM THE FIRST EVER LICENSE TO DELIVER MAIL ACROSS THE ATLANTICWHO IS (SIR) SAMUEL CUNARD?
43862007‑12‑04U.S. POLITICSSINCE 1960, ONLY MASS. & THIS STATE HAVE PRODUCED MORE THAN ONE OF THE 10 DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEESWHAT IS MINNESOTA?
43852007‑12‑03AUTHORSHER FIRST PUBLISHED WRITINGS APPEARED IN THE SHANGHAI MERCURY WHEN SHE WAS 7WHO IS PEARL S. BUCK?
43842007‑11‑30WORD HISTORYTHIS TERM FOR A DEADLY SUBSTANCE MAY DERIVE FROM THE NAME OF A LOVE GODDESSWHAT IS VENOM?
43832007‑11‑2919th CENTURY BOOKS"POLITICAL POWER... IS MERELY THE ORGANIZED POWER OF ONE CLASS FOR OPPRESSING ANOTHER" IS FROM THIS WORKWHAT IS "THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO"?
43822007‑11‑28THE SEANATIONAL SEAS INCLUDE THE IRISH, THE PHILIPPINE & THIS ONE BORDERED TO ITS WEST BY ICELANDWHAT IS THE NORWEGIAN SEA?
43812007‑11‑27CURRENT AMERICAN BUSINESSTHIS CO.'S NAME IS A VARIATION ON A WORD COINED BY MILTON SIROTTA & USED IN THE BOOK "MATHEMATICS AND THE IMAGINATION"WHAT IS GOOGLE?
43802007‑11‑26WOMEN IN HISTORYBORN AN INFANTA IN 1485, SHE DIED AT KIMBOLTON CASTLE IN ENGLAND IN 1536 WITH THE OFFICIAL TITLE PRINCESS DOWAGER OF WALESWHO IS CATHERINE OF ARAGON?
43792007‑11‑23PRO SPORTS TEAM NAMESIT'S THE ONLY NBA TEAM NAME THAT USES A STATE NICKNAME IN PLACE OF A CITY OR STATEWHAT IS THE GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS?
43782007‑11‑22FAMOUS NAMESIN THE 19th CENTURY HE CREATED A NEW TYPE OF REFERENCE WORK, A DICTIONARY NAMED FROM THE GREEK FOR "TREASURY"WHO IS PETER ROGET?
43772007‑11‑2119th CENTURY AUTHORSIN 1833 A FRENCH HISTORIAN SAID THAT THIS AUTHOR HAD BUILT "A CATHEDRAL AS SOLID AS THE FOUNDATIONS OF THE OTHER (ONE)"WHO IS VICTOR HUGO?
43762007‑11‑20AMERICAN ANCESTRYACCORDING TO THE CENSUS BUREAU, AT 15.2% & 10.8%, THEY ARE THE 2 LEADING NATIONAL ANCESTRIES OF AMERICANSWHAT ARE GERMAN & IRISH?
43752007‑11‑19PHRASE ORIGINSTHIS 2-WORD PHRASE MAY BE TRACED TO A LINE IN A SHERLOCK HOLMES STORY, "THE CHAPLAIN STOOD WITH A...PISTOL IN HIS HAND" WHAT IS A SMOKING GUN?
43742007‑11‑16COLONIAL AMERICAN GOVERNMENTFROM THE LATIN FOR "FORTIFIED TOWN", THIS TERM LATER REFERRED TO A PERSON--THE REP. OF A TOWN OR BOROUGHWHAT IS BURGESS?
43732007‑11‑15SCIENTISTSIN 2007 THIS 1962 AMERICAN NOBEL LAUREATE BECAME THE FIRST PERSON TO RECEIVE HIS OWN PERSONAL GENOME MAPWHO IS JAMES WATSON?
43722007‑11‑14NEWSPAPER PEOPLEIN 1887 HER ASSIGNMENT FOR THE NEW YORK WORLD WAS AN EXPOSE OF THE INSANE ASYLUM ON BLACKWELL'S ISLANDWHO IS NELLIE BLY?
43702007‑11‑13THE MOVIESTHE TITLE OF THIS AWARD-WINNING 1963 FILM REFERS TO THE NUMBER OF FILMS ITS DIRECTOR FELT HE HAD MADE TO THAT POINTWHAT IS "8 1/2"?
43712007‑11‑13CHILD'S PLAYA LONGFELLOW POEM & A LILLIAN HELLMAN PLAY ABOUT A GIRLS' BOARDING SCHOOL SHARE THIS TIMELY TITLEWHAT IS "THE CHILDREN'S HOUR"?Tiebreaker clue. This clue's category was originally named "CHILD'S PLAY (Tie breaker)" in the dataset. It has been renamed to "CHILD'S PLAY".
43692007‑11‑12ENGLISH LANGUAGE WRITERSIN HIS JOURNAL OF 1710 TO 1713, HE REFERRED TO HIMSELF AS "PRESTO"WHO IS JONATHAN SWIFT?
43682007‑11‑09HISTORIC ARCHITECTSHE DESIGNED S.C.'s STATE CAPITOL, BURNED DURING THE CIVIL WAR; HIS MOST FAMOUS BUILDING HAD BURNED DURING THE WAR OF 1812WHO IS JAMES HOBAN?
43672007‑11‑08THE PERSIAN GULFITS NATIONAL ANTHEM BEGINS, "O LORD, PROTECT FOR US OUR MAJESTY THE SULTAN"WHAT IS OMAN?
43662007‑11‑07EARLY AMERICAN SHORT STORIESTHIS SHORT STORY, WRITTEN AROUND 1820, CONTAINS THE LINE "IF I CAN BUT REACH THAT BRIDGE ...I AM SAFE"WHAT IS "THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW"?
43652007‑11‑06HISTORIC NAMESHE IS QUOTED AS SAYING, "ANOTHER SUCH VICTORY OVER THE ROMANS, AND WE ARE UNDONE"WHO IS PYRRHUS?
43642007‑11‑05THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHEREREFERRING TO THE GREAT BEAR CONSTELLATION, THIS AREA'S NAME IS FROM THE GREEK MEANING "OPPOSITE THE BEAR"WHAT IS ANTARCTICA?
43632007‑11‑02POETSONE OF HER POEMS SAYS, "I WAS TEN WHEN THEY BURIED YOU. AT TWENTY I TRIED TO DIE AND GET BACK, BACK, BACK TO YOU"WHO IS SYLVIA PLATH?
43622007‑11‑01MUSICAL THEATERHE'S THE ONLY SONGWRITER TO HAVE BROADWAY PREMIERES IN EVERY DECADE FROM THE '50s TO THE PRESENT; HIS FIRST WAS IN 1957WHO IS STEPHEN SONDHEIM?
43612007‑10‑31ANIMALSFOR 2006, BETWEEN OCT. 25 & NOV. 1, THE LOS ANGELES SPCA, LIKE MANY OTHER SHELTERS, BANNED ADOPTION OF THESEWHAT ARE BLACK CATS?
43602007‑10‑30LICENSE PLATES OF THE FAMOUSIN 2006 HIS CAR WAS AUCTIONED FOR CHARITY, ALONG WITH ITS PERSONALIZED NEBRASKA PLATE READING "THRIFTY"WHO IS WARREN BUFFETT?
43592007‑10‑29AFRICAN GEOGRAPHYFROM 1889 UNTIL 1961, THIS MOUNTAIN'S HIGHEST POINT WAS KNOWN AS KAISER-WILHELM- SPITZEWHAT IS MOUNT KILIMANJARO?
43582007‑10‑26LITERARY CHARACTERSTHIS HERO IS THE SON OF ECGTHEOW & THE GRANDSON OF HRETHELWHO IS BEOWULF?
43572007‑10‑2516th CENTURY NAMESPAUL III ROARED AT HIM, "I HAVE WAITED 30 YEARS FOR YOUR SERVICES. NOW I'M POPE, CAN'T I SATISFY MY DESIRE?"WHO IS MICHELANGELO?
43562007‑10‑24DOCUMENTARY SUBJECTSA DOCUMENTARY FROM ESPN IS BASED ON THE PREMISE THAT THIS LOUISVILLE-BORN MAN "INVENTED" RAP IN THE 1960sWHO IS MUHAMMAD ALI?
43552007‑10‑23GEOMETRYIT'S AN ELLIPSE WITH AN ECCENTRICITY OF ZEROWHAT IS A CIRCLE?
43542007‑10‑22QUOTATIONS FROM B.C.THIS WORK SAYS, "VICTORIOUS WARRIORS WIN FIRST & THEN GO TO WAR, WHILE DEFEATED WARRIORS GO TO WAR FIRST & THEN SEEK TO WIN"WHAT IS "THE ART OF WAR"?
43532007‑10‑19AMERICAN HISTORYIT WAS THE MAIN CAUSE OF THE 1803 JUMP IN THE NATIONAL DEBT TO $86.4 MILLIONWHAT IS THE LOUISIANA PURCHASE?
43522007‑10‑18BROADWAYTHE ORIGINAL 1994 BROADWAY CAST OF THIS MUSICAL BASED ON A FILM FEATURED ALAN OPPENHEIMER AS CECIL B. DeMILLEWHAT IS "SUNSET BOULEVARD"?
43512007‑10‑17THE EARTHAS EARTH WOBBLES SLOWLY ON ITS AXIS, THIS MOVES IN A "CHANDLER CIRCLE" WITH A DIAMETER OF ABOUT 1 TO 70 FEETWHAT IS THE (INSTANTANEOUS) NORTH POLE?
43502007‑10‑16ECONOMICSIN 2007 THIS 18th CENTURY PROFESSOR & WRITER BECAME THE FIRST SCOTSMAN TO APPEAR ON AN ENGLISH BANKNOTEWHO IS ADAM SMITH?
43492007‑10‑15ARTISTSIN 1881 HE WROTE TO EMILE ZOLA, "I MUST SOON LEAVE VETHEUIL, AND I AM LOOKING FOR A PRETTY PLACE BY THE SEINE"WHO IS CLAUDE MONET?
43482007‑10‑12THE MOVIESTHIS 2003 FILM SPAWNED A CRAZE FOR CLOWN FISH IN HOME AQUARIUMSWHAT IS "FINDING NEMO"?
43472007‑10‑11TRAVELING THE GLOBEFLYING DUE WEST FROM LOS ANGELES, IT'S THE FIRST FOREIGN COUNTRY YOU WOULD REACHWHAT IS JAPAN?
43462007‑10‑10SCIENTIFIC NAMESIT WAS FIRST GIVEN A SCIENTIFIC NAME MEANING "FLAT- FOOTED DUCK"; IT WAS LATER GIVEN ONE MEANING "BIRDLIKE SNOUT"WHAT IS THE PLATYPUS?
43452007‑10‑09U.S. PRESIDENTSHE'S THE ONLY U.S. PRESIDENT WHO NEVER LIVED IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIAWHO IS GEORGE WASHINGTON?
43442007‑10‑08LITERARY TITLE ADJECTIVESTHE 2 ADJECTIVES THAT DESCRIBE MISS WHEATON IN THE TITLE OF AN AWARD-WINNING BOOK & TV MOVIE SET IN THE MIDWESTWHAT ARE PLAIN & TALL?
43432007‑10‑05SPORTS BUSINESSIN 1993 THIS MAN SAID, "WHAT PHIL & NIKE HAVE DONE IS TURN ME INTO A DREAM"WHO IS MICHAEL JORDAN?
43422007‑10‑04MEET THE PRESSWITH 63 APPEARANCES, THIS EX-SENATOR & PRES. NOMINEE HAS BEEN ON "MEET THE PRESS" MORE THAN ANY OTHER GUESTWHO IS BOB DOLE?
43412007‑10‑03ISLANDSIN 2003 EMILY ROSE CHRISTIAN BECAME THE FIRST BABY BORN ON THIS ISLAND IN 17 YEARS, BRINGING THE POP. TO NEARLY 50WHAT IS PITCAIRN (ISLAND)?
43402007‑10‑02TRAINSAS OF 2006 YOU CAN TAKE A 48-HR. RIDE BETWEEN THESE 2 CITIES, WITH A STRETCH ON THE WORLD'S HIGHEST RAILROADWHAT ARE BEIJING (OR PEKING) & LHASA?
43392007‑10‑01CHARLES DICKENSTHE TITLE SETTING OF THIS NOVEL INCLUDES FIGURES IN CHINA, IRON & IVORY; SUITS OF ARMOR; OLD CARVINGS & FURNITUREWHAT IS "THE OLD CURIOSITY SHOP"?
43382007‑09‑28NATIONAL HOLIDAYSJUNE 23, NATIONAL DAY IN THIS COUNTRY, BEGAN AS A CELEBRATION OF THE BIRTHDAY OF GRAND DUCHESS CHARLOTTEWHAT IS LUXEMBOURG?
43372007‑09‑27MEN OF MEDICINEAFTER GIVING BIRTH IN PARIS, AMERICAN MARJORIE KARMEL WROTE "THANK YOU" HIM & CO- FOUNDED AN ORG. NOW NAMED FOR HIMWHO IS DR. (FERNAND) LAMAZE?
43362007‑09‑26THE 5 W'sTHE NAMES OF THE PRESIDENT & PREMIER OF THE WORLD'S MOST POPULOUS NATION ARE HOMOPHONES OF THESE 2 WORDSWHAT ARE WHO & WHEN?
43352007‑09‑2520th CENTURY FICTIONAL CHARACTERSIN 1997 THE ALABAMA BAR ASSOC. ERECTED A MONUMENT TO THIS LAWYER AT THE OLD COURTHOUSE IN MONROEVILLEWHO IS ATTICUS FINCH?
43342007‑09‑24AUTHORSCHAPTERS IN A 1914 NOVEL BY THIS AUTHOR INCLUDE "JUNGLE BATTLES", "HIS OWN KIND" & "THE CALL OF THE PRIMITIVE"WHO IS EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS?
43332007‑09‑21HISTORIC PURCHASESTHE ENGLISH RECEIVED THIS TEENAGER FROM THE BURGUNDIANS IN 1431 FOR THE SUM OF 10,000 FRANCSWHO IS JOAN OF ARC?
43322007‑09‑20CHAMPIONSHIP SPORTSIN 2007 THIS UNIVERSITY BECAME THE 1st TO HOLD NATL. TITLES IN BOTH FOOTBALL & BASKETBALL IN THE SAME YEARWHAT IS THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA?
43312007‑09‑1919th CENTURY INVENTIONSONE DESCRIPTION OF IT SAID ITS "SPOKES LOOK LIKE COBWEBS; THEY ARE AFTER THE FASHION OF THOSE ON THE NEWEST...BICYCLES"WHAT IS THE FERRIS WHEEL?
43302007‑09‑18MUSICAL HISTORYIT'S THE NURSERY RHYME THAT INSPIRED THE TITLE OF A FAMOUS MUSICAL BASED ON A 1913 G.B. SHAW WORKWHAT IS "LONDON BRIDGE (IS FALLING DOWN)"?
43292007‑09‑17AMERICAN PUBLISHINGTHE 1860 FRONTIER NOVEL "MALAESKA", THE FIRST OF ITS KIND, SOLD 300,000 COPIES FOR TOTAL SALES REVENUE OF THISWHAT IS $30,000?
43282007‑09‑14BREADLAROUSSE SPREAD THE TALE THAT AFTER A 17th C. TRIUMPH, THE VICTORS ATE THIS AS A SYMBOL OF THE BEATEN MUSLIMSWHAT IS THE CROISSANT?
43272007‑09‑13GREAT MOMENTS IN THE 20th CENTURYON 9/20/1904, ABOUT 9 MOS. AFTER MAKING A GREAT ADVANCE, THESE 2 MADE ANOTHER ADVANCE BY GOING IN A CIRCLEWHO ARE THE WRIGHT BROTHERS?
43262007‑09‑12MILITARY MENBOOKS ABOUT THIS AMERICAN ARE SUBTITLED "WARRIOR AS WORDSMITH" & "THE FAR EASTERN GENERAL"WHO IS DOUGLAS MacARTHUR?
43252007‑09‑11AFRICAN CITIESAFRICA'S MOST POPULOUS CITY NOT ON A NAVIGABLE BODY OF WATER; ITS SETTLERS DIDN'T NEED WATER WHEN THEY HAD GOLDWHAT IS JOHANNESBURG (SOUTH AFRICA)?
43242007‑09‑10AUTHORSIN 1949 HE WROTE, "IF YOU WANT A PICTURE OF THE FUTURE, IMAGINE A BOOT STAMPING ON A HUMAN FACE-- FOREVER"WHO IS GEORGE ORWELL?
43232007‑07‑27LANDMARKSSOME OF ITS PIECES, WHICH WEIGHED UP TO 50 TONS, WERE QUARRIED AT MARLBOROUGH DOWNS, ABOUT 20 MILES AWAYWHAT IS STONEHENGE?
43222007‑07‑26AMERICAN AUTHORSINJURED ON THE AUSTRO-ITALIAN FRONT ON JULY 8, 1918, HE ALSO CROSSED THE ENG. CHANNEL WITH U.S. FORCES ON D-DAYWHO IS ERNEST HEMINGWAY?
43212007‑07‑25THEATRE AROUND THE WORLDTHIS SWAHILI PHRASE HAS BEEN SAID OR SUNG MORE THAN 450,000 TIMES IN THEATRES ALL OVER THE WORLDWHAT IS HAKUNA MATATA?
43202007‑07‑24ANIMALSTHE GENUS OF THIS ASIAN ANIMAL IS AILUROPODA, & ITS SPECIES NAME, APPROPRIATELY, IS MELANOLEUCAWHAT IS THE (GIANT) PANDA?
43192007‑07‑23ITALIAN INVENTORSIN 1910 HIS NEW INVENTION HELPED SCOTLAND YARD CATCH A MURDERER ESCAPING TO NORTH AMERICA ACROSS THE ATLANTICWHO IS GUGLIELMO MARCONI?
43182007‑07‑2017th CENTURY PEOPLEREV. JOHN ROBINSON, MINISTER TO THESE PEOPLE, WROTE THEM A LETTER SAYING HOW UPSET HE WAS NOT TO BE GOING WITH THEMWHO ARE THE PILGRIMS?
43172007‑07‑19THE 50 STATESIT WAS THE ONLY STATE PHYSICALLY & POLITICALLY FORMED DIRECTLY BECAUSE OF THE CIVIL WARWHAT IS WEST VIRGINIA?
43162007‑07‑18ORGANIZATIONSIN 2003 ALLIED COMMAND EUROPE & ALLIED COMMAND ATLANTIC, PARTS OF THIS ORGANIZATION, MERGEDWHAT IS NATO?
43152007‑07‑1719th CENTURY AMERICAIT WAS WRITTEN FOR AMERICAN SCHOOLKIDS TO RECITE ON THE DEDICATION DAY OF THE CHICAGO WORLD'S FAIRWHAT IS THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE?
43142007‑07‑16THE WORLD OF CINEMAIN 2006 "THE NATIVITY STORY" BECAME THE FIRST FILM TO HAVE ITS WORLD PREMIERE IN THIS COUNTRY, IN PAUL VI HALL WHAT IS VATICAN CITY?
43132007‑07‑13SPORTSAMONG ITS 13 FOUNDING MEMBERS IN 1950 WERE LOUISE SUGGS, PATTY BERG & BABE ZAHARIASWHAT IS THE LPGA?
43122007‑07‑12NOVELISTSHIS LATER WORKS INCLUDE 1949's "THE GOD-SEEKER", ABOUT A MISSIONARY IN HIS OWN NATIVE MINNESOTAWHO IS SINCLAIR LEWIS?
43112007‑07‑11COMMUNICATIONS PIONEERSHE PAINTED THE WHITE HOUSE PORTRAIT OF PRES. MONROE BEFORE MUCH WIDER FAME AS AN INVENTOR IN THE 1840sWHO IS SAMUEL F(INLEY) B(REESE) MORSE?
43102007‑07‑10MYTHICAL HEROESIN A PLAY BY EURIPIDES, HE GOES MAD & THINKS HE'S TEARING DOWN THE WALLS OF MYCENAE BUT DESTROYS HIS OWN HOUSE WHO IS HERCULES?
43092007‑07‑09U.S. HISTORYA 1924 LAW GAVE CITIZENSHIP TO ALL THESE MEMBERS OF WHAT WERE CALLED "DOMESTIC DEPENDENT NATIONS"WHO ARE THE (AMERICAN) INDIANS?
43082007‑07‑06THE BALKANSON JUNE 3, 2006 THIS NATION OF 600,000 PROCLAIMED ITS INDEPENDENCE, MAKING IT THE WORLD'S NEWEST COUNTRYWHAT IS (THE REPUBLIC OF) MONTENEGRO?
43072007‑07‑05MEDICAL HISTORYA PATIENT WHO TOLD THIS FRANKFURT DOCTOR "I HAVE LOST MYSELF" WAS THE BASIS FOR A PAPER HE GAVE IN 1906WHO IS ALOIS ALZHEIMER?
43062007‑07‑04WORD ORIGINSFROM THE OLD FRENCH FOR A SOLDIER SENT AHEAD TO CLEAR THE WAY, TODAY IT REFERS TO THE FIRST SETTLERS OF A REGIONWHAT IS A PIONEER?
43052007‑07‑03SCULPTORSCHARLES NIEHAUS SCULPTED McKINLEY FOR CANTON, OHIO; FARRAGUT FOR MUSKEGON, MICH.; & A RECORD 8 MEN IN THIS COLLECTIONWHAT IS (THE NATIONAL) STATUARY HALL (COLLECTION)?
43042007‑07‑02AFI's TOP MOVIE QUOTESPRIZEFIGHTER ROGER DONOGHUE WAS MARLON BRANDO'S TRAINER FOR "ON THE WATERFRONT" & INSPIRED THIS LINE ON THE AFI LISTWHAT IS "I COULD HAVE BEEN A CONTENDER"?
43032007‑06‑29THE WEST INDIESCOLUMBUS SIGHTED THIS VOLCANIC ISLAND IN 1493 & GAVE IT A NAME MEANING "SAW-TOOTHED MOUNTAIN"WHAT IS MONTSERRAT?
43022007‑06‑28PRESIDENTIAL BOOKSHIS WRITINGS INCLUDE "THE NAVAL WAR OF 1812", & AS CO-WRITER, "THE DEER FAMILY"WHO IS THEODORE ROOSEVELT?
43012007‑06‑27LITERATUREMARIS, LYCON, LAOGONUS, ERYMAS, SARPEDON, ERYLAUS & PATROCLUS DIE IN BOOK 16 OF THIS WORKWHAT IS "THE ILIAD"?
43002007‑06‑26FILMS OF THE '60sPARTS OF THIS 1961 ROCK & ROLL MOVIE WERE FILMED ON LOCATION IN OAHU & KAUAIWHAT IS "BLUE HAWAII"?
42992007‑06‑25RELIGION IN AMERICATHIS PROTESTANT MOVEMENT GOT ITS NAME FROM AN EARLY 20th CENTURY TEXT THAT LISTED 5 BASIC ELEMENTSWHAT IS FUNDAMENTALISM?
42982007‑06‑22FOOD & DRINK HISTORYTHE WORLD'S FIRST PURE FOOD & BEVERAGE LAW, ONE PERTAINING TO BEER, WAS PROCLAIMED BY THE DUKE OF THIS REGION IN 1516WHAT IS BAVARIA?
42972007‑06‑21STATE POPULATIONSBETWEEN JULY 2005 & JULY 2006, THIS STATE GAINED NEARLY 580,000 PEOPLE, MORE THAN ANY OTHER STATEWHAT IS TEXAS?
42962007‑06‑20LITERATUREIN 1852 HIS STORY "THE DANDY FRIGHTENING THE SQUATTER" APPEARED IN THE CARPET-BAG, A HUMOROUS PAPERWHO IS MARK TWAIN?
42952007‑06‑19HISTORIC NAMESTHIS MAN'S RETURN TO THE U.S. IN 1824, 47 YEARS AFTER HIS FIRST TRIP HERE, ADDED SPLENDOR TO JAMES MONROE'S PRESIDENTIAL TERM WHO IS THE MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE?
42942007‑06‑1819th CENTURY ROYALTY"IMPERIAL ADVENTURER", "THE LAST EMPEROR" & "THE CACTUS THRONE" ARE BOOKS ABOUT THIS MAN WHO DIED AT 34WHO IS (FERDINAND) MAXIMILIAN (JOSEPH)?
42932007‑06‑15AMERICANA THE ORIGINAL ONE OF THESE ON MASS.'s LITTLE BREWSTER ISLAND WAS BUILT IN 1716; AUTOMATION DIDN'T COME UNTIL 1998WHAT IS A LIGHTHOUSE?
42922007‑06‑14FICTIONTHIS 1953 NOVEL CONTAINS THE FAMOUS RECIPE 3 MEASURES OF GORDON'S, 1 OF VODKA; SHAKE IT UNTIL IT'S ICE-COLDWHAT IS "CASINO ROYALE"?
42912007‑06‑13AFRICATHE NAMES OF THESE 2 NATIONS, BOTH BORDERING TANZANIA, END WITH THE SAME 4 LETTERS IN THE SAME ORDERWHAT ARE RWANDA & UGANDA?
42902007‑06‑12COLORSPOLITICAL BATTLEGROUND STATES ARE USUALLY CALLED THIS SECONDARY COLORWHAT IS PURPLE?
42892007‑06‑11ENTERTAINERS IN THE '60sHE WON 3 STRAIGHT EMMYS FOR DRAMATIC ACTING & A RECORD 6 STRAIGHT GRAMMYS FOR COMEDY ALBUMSWHO IS BILL COSBY?
42882007‑06‑08HISTORIC NAMESAKESBORN IN PREDAPPIO, ITALY IN 1883, HE WAS NAMED FOR A FAMOUS POLITICIAN BORN IN OAXACA, MEXICO IN 1806WHO IS BENITO MUSSOLINI?
42872007‑06‑07ARTISTSONE OF HIS LAST LETTERS SAID, "I AM RISKING MY LIFE FOR (MY WORK) AND MY REASON HAS HALF-FOUNDERED OWING TO IT..."WHO IS VINCENT VAN GOGH?
42862007‑06‑06BODIES OF WATERTHIS SEA HUNDREDS OF MILES EAST OF FLORIDA HAS NO LAND BOUNDARIESWHAT IS THE SARGASSO SEA?
42852007‑06‑05AMERICAN LITERATURESUBTITLES OF BOOKS IN THIS 19th CENTURY SERIES INCLUDE "A TALE", "THE INLAND SEA" & "THE FIRST WAR-PATH"WHAT ARE THE LEATHER-STOCKING TALES?
42842007‑06‑04OSCAR-WINNING ACTRESSES2 OF THE 5 WOMEN TO WIN BOTH BEST ACTRESS & BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS OSCARSWHO ARE INGRID BERGMAN, HELEN HAYES, JESSICA LANGE, MAGGIE SMITH & MERYL STREEP?
42832007‑06‑0117th CENTURY PERSONALITIESDESPITE BEING THE PERSONAL PHYSICIAN OF 2 BRITISH KINGS, HE WAS DEROGATORILY KNOWN AS "THE CIRCULATOR"WHO IS WILLIAM HARVEY?
42822007‑05‑31ACTRESSESTHIS ACTRESS, WHO WON A 1976 OSCAR, LATER EARNED ACCLAIM FOR PLAYING AN ACTRESS WHO WON A 1945 OSCARWHO IS FAYE DUNAWAY?
42812007‑05‑30THE BRITISH THEATRER. ATTENBOROUGH, WHO WAS IN THE ORIGINAL 1952 CAST OF THIS PLAY, HELPED CELEBRATE ITS PERFORMANCE NO. 20,000 IN 2000WHAT IS "THE MOUSETRAP"?
42802007‑05‑29NOTABLE WOMENON JAN. 4, 2007, SHE SAID, "FOR OUR DAUGHTERS & OUR GRANDDAUGHTERS, TODAY WE HAVE BROKEN THE MARBLE CEILING"WHO IS NANCY PELOSI?
42792007‑05‑28FAMOUS NAMESONE OF HIS EARLY ENGINEERING PROJECTS WAS AN IRON BRIDGE OVER THE GARONNE RIVER AT BORDEAUX IN 1858WHO IS (ALEXANDRE) GUSTAVE EIFFEL?
42782007‑05‑25INAUGURAL ADDRESSESTHIS PRESIDENT SAID, "WE REMAIN ACCOUNTABLE... FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF CUBA AS A FREE COMMONWEALTH"WHO IS WILLIAM McKINLEY?
42772007‑05‑24WORLD GEOGRAPHYTHESE 2 CURRENT SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRIES GAINED THEIR INDEPENDENCE IN THE 20th C., ONE IN THE '60s & ONE IN THE '70sWHAT ARE GUYANA & SURINAME?
42762007‑05‑23MNEMONIC DEVICESA TRADITIONAL MNEMONIC DEVICE TO REMEMBER THESE BEGINS, "WILLIE, WILLIE, HARRY, STEE, HARRY, DICK, JOHN, HARRY THREE"WHAT ARE BRITISH MONARCHS?
42752007‑05‑22SPORTS LEGENDSBETWEEN 1977 & 1980, HE WON A STATE HIGH SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIP, AN NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP & AN NBA CHAMPIONSHIPWHO IS MAGIC (EARVIN) JOHNSON?
42742007‑05‑2119th CENTURY INVENTORSHE WROTE, "ISN'T IT THE IRONY OF FATE THAT I HAVE BEEN PRESCRIBED NITROGLYCERIN TO BE TAKEN INTERNALLY"WHO IS ALFRED NOBEL?
42732007‑05‑18HISTORICAL MOVIESONE OF THE 2 ACTRESSES NOMINATED FOR OSCARS FOR PLAYING THE SAME PERSON IN A 1997 BLOCKBUSTERWHO IS KATE WINSLET OR GLORIA STUART?
42722007‑05‑17CRIME TIMETHE LARGEST ART THEFT IN U.S. HISTORY WAS AT 1:24 A.M. ON THIS DATE IN 1990, WHILE BOSTON SLUMBERED AFTER PARTYINGWHAT IS MARCH 18?
42712007‑05‑1619th CENTURY PRESIDENTSTHERE WERE 5 LIVING FORMER PRESIDENTS WHEN THIS PRESIDENT WAS SWORN IN, NONE OF WHOM WERE OF HIS PARTYWHO IS ABRAHAM LINCOLN?
42702007‑05‑15TRAVEL EUROPETODAY THE ORIENT EXPRESS' PARIS-ISTANBUL RUN CROSSES 5 COUNTRIES BETWEEN FRANCE & TURKEY; THESE ARE 3 OF THEMWHAT ARE SWITZERLAND, AUSTRIA, HUNGARY, ROMANIA OR BULGARIA?
42692007‑05‑141920s LITERATURETHIS CHARACTER "BELIEVED IN THE GREEN LIGHT, THE ORGIASTIC FUTURE THAT YEAR BY YEAR RECEDES BEFORE US"WHO IS (JAY) GATSBY?
42682007‑05‑11AMERICAIT SAYS, "PRUDENCE ...WILL DICTATE THAT GOVERNMENTS LONG ESTABLISHED SHOULD NOT BE CHANGED FOR LIGHT AND TRANSIENT CAUSES"WHAT IS THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE?
42672007‑05‑10THE COMPUTER AGETHIS TERM STILL HAD "WORK" ON THE END WHEN VINTON CERF & ROBERT KAHN, 2 OF ITS CREATORS, USED IT IN A KEY 1974 PAPERWHAT IS INTERNET(WORK)?
42662007‑05‑09LINES FROM PLAYSIN AN IBSEN PLAY, NORA TELLS HER HUSBAND THAT SHE'S BEEN LIKE ONE OF THESE TO HIM, JUST AS SHE WAS TO HER FATHERWHAT IS A DOLL?
42652007‑05‑08U.S. PRESIDENTSIN HIS FIRST TERM, THIS PRESIDENT HELD THE FIRST PRESS CONFERENCE THAT WOULD BE SHOWN ON TV-- LATER THAT DAYWHO IS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER?
42642007‑05‑07U.S. STATESOF ALL THE U.S. STATES NAMED AFTER EUROPEAN MONARCHS, IT'S THE ONE THAT REACHES THE FARTHEST WESTWHAT IS LOUISIANA?
42632007‑05‑04FRENCH ARTISTSIN 1887 THIS ARTIST TRIED LIVING IN PANAMA & WORKED ON THE CANAL BEFORE THE U.S. GOT INVOLVEDWHO IS PAUL GAUGUIN?
42622007‑05‑03PRESIDENTIAL SUCCESSIONIT'S THE NAME OF THE PERSON NEXT IN THE LINE OF PRESIDENTIAL SUCCESSION AFTER ROBERT BYRDWHO IS CONDOLEEZZA RICE?
42612007‑05‑02WORD ORIGINSTHIS WORD FOR AN ACTION THAT COULD CAUSE YOU TO FAIL A CLASS COMES FROM THE LATIN FOR "KIDNAP"WHAT IS PLAGIARISM?
42602007‑05‑01FICTIONAL CHARACTERSHE'S THE CHARACTER MENTIONED IN THE FIRST LINE OF "ATLAS SHRUGGED"WHO IS JOHN GALT?
42592007‑04‑30STATES OF MEXICOIT'S MEXICO'S NORTHERNMOST STATE, BUT PART OF ITS NAME MEANS "LOW"WHAT IS BAJA CALIFORNIA (NORTE)?
42582007‑04‑27U.S. TRANSPORTATIONWRITING IN THE 1820s, LAFAYETTE'S SECY. CALLED IT A "GREAT CHANNEL OF COMMUNICATION, EXECUTED IN EIGHT YEARS"WHAT IS THE ERIE CANAL?
42572007‑04‑26THE OSCARSTHE 2 MEN WHO DIRECTED MARLON BRANDO'S OSCAR-WINNING PERFORMANCESWHO ARE ELIA KAZAN & FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA?
42562007‑04‑25INTERNATIONAL AUTHORSSTARTING IN 1948 AT CORNELL, HE LECTURED ON BOOKS WRITTEN IN HIS NATIVE LANGUAGE, LIKE "DEAD SOULS" & "ANNA KARENINA"WHO IS VLADIMIR NABOKOV?
42552007‑04‑2419th CENTURY AMERICAN AUTHORSHE WROTE, "I WANTED TO LIVE DEEP AND SUCK OUT ALL THE MARROW OF LIFE, TO LIVE SO STURDILY AND SPARTAN-LIKE..."WHO IS HENRY DAVID THOREAU?
42542007‑04‑23EUROPEAN HISTORYSO PRUSSIA COULD DOMINATE GERMANY, BISMARCK EXCLUDED THIS COUNTRY THAT LOST THE 1866 BATTLE OF KONIGGRATZWHAT IS AUSTRIA?
42532007‑04‑20O CANADATHE UNUSUAL FLAG OF THIS CANADIAN PROVINCE IS SEEN HEREWHAT IS PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND?
42522007‑04‑19PRESIDENTIAL VETOESOF THE 21 REGULAR VETOES BY THIS 19th C. PRESIDENT, 15 WERE OVERRIDDEN, THE HIGHEST REVERSAL TOTAL FOR ANY PRESIDENTWHO IS ANDREW JOHNSON?
42512007‑04‑18A REAL RENAISSANCE MANTHE SUDDEN 1559 DEATH OF FRANCE'S KING HENRY II IN A JOUST CAUSED SOME TO BELIEVE IN THIS MAN'S WRITINGSWHO IS NOSTRADAMUS?
42502007‑04‑17LITERARY QUOTESIN AN 1859 NOVEL, CHARLES DICKENS CALLED THIS OBJECT "THE SHARP FEMALE NEWLY-BORN"WHAT IS (LA) GUILLOTINE?
42492007‑04‑16BEST PICTURE OSCAR WINNERSFOLLOWING "GONE WITH THE WIND", IT WOULD BE 12 YEARS BEFORE A COLOR FILM WON AGAIN: THIS FOREIGN-SET MUSICALWHAT IS "AN AMERICAN IN PARIS"?
42482007‑04‑13HOLIDAYS & OBSERVANCESDECREED BY CONGRESS IN 1989, NATIONAL TAP DANCE DAY FALLS ON THE MAY 25th BIRTHDAY OF THIS MAN BORN IN 1878WHO IS BILL "BOJANGLES" ROBINSON?
42472007‑04‑12GOVERNORSOF THE 17 STATE GOVERNORS WHO BECAME PRESIDENT, THE MOST FROM ANY STATE, 4, WERE FROM THIS ONEWHAT IS NEW YORK?
42462007‑04‑11THE GREEK ALPHABETOF THE 24 LETTERS OF THE GREEK ALPHABET, IT'S THE ONLY ONE THAT ENDS IN AN ENGLISH LETTER THAT NONE OF THE OTHERS DOESWHAT IS RHO?
42452007‑04‑10NOTABLE NAMESTHE FERVENT PATRIOTISM OF THIS MAN WHO DIED IN 1919 EARNED HIM THE NICKNAME "THE STAR-SPANGLED SCOTCHMAN"WHO IS ANDREW CARNEGIE?
42442007‑04‑09BEST PICTURE OSCAR WINNERSIT'S THE LAST BEST PICTURE WINNER WITH A REAL PERSON'S NAME IN THE TITLE (A PERSON WHO LIVED 400 YEARS AGO)WHAT IS "SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE"?
42432007‑04‑0620th CENTURY BUSINESSMENHE PUBLISHED "HUNTING, FISHING, AND CAMPING" IN 1942 & "MY STORY: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A DOWN-EAST MERCHANT" IN 1960WHO IS L.L. BEAN?
42422007‑04‑05PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONSIT WAS THE LAST PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION YEAR WHEN THERE WAS NO SITTING PRESIDENT OR VP ON THE NATL. BALLOTWHAT IS 1952?
42412007‑04‑04HOLLYWOOD SCANDALSSOME CLAIM THE 1932 "SUICIDE" OF THIS STAR'S HUSBAND PAUL BERN WAS MURDER; SHE DIED 5 YEARS LATER, AT AGE 26WHO WAS JEAN HARLOW?
42402007‑04‑03COUNTRIES OF THE WORLDIN 1839 THOMAS BUCHANAN, COUSIN OF A U.S. PRESIDENT, BECAME THE FIRST GOVERNOR OF THIS FUTURE COUNTRYWHAT IS LIBERIA?
42392007‑04‑02HISTORIC LOCATIONSIT'S WHERE BRITISH ADMIRAL FRASER, CANADIAN ARMY COL. COSGRAVE & JAPANESE GEN. UMEZU ALL STOOD ON SEPT. 2, 1945WHAT IS (ON THE DECK OF) THE U.S.S. MISSOURI?
42382007‑03‑30'60s OSCAR-WINNING FILMSALTHOUGH 216 MINUTES LONG, THIS 1962 FILM HAD NO WOMEN IN CREDITED SPEAKING ROLESWHAT IS "LAWRENCE OF ARABIA"?
42372007‑03‑29BIBLICAL TIMESVIPERS & WHITED SEPULCHRES WERE JESUS' TERMS FOR THIS GROUP, WHOSE NAME COMES FROM A WORD FOR "SEPARATIST"WHAT ARE THE PHARISEES?
42362007‑03‑28LITERARY FIGURESBONO, JIM SHERIDAN & LIAM NEESON WERE FEATURED IN A 2004 DOCUMENTARY HONORING THE 150th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF THIS MANWHO IS OSCAR (FINGAL O'FLAHERTIE WILLS) WILDE?
42352007‑03‑27ART HISTORYCAREL FABRITIUS, WHOSE SELF-PORTRAIT IS SEEN HERE, IS CONSIDERED THIS MAN'S GREATEST PUPILWHO IS REMBRANDT (VAN RIJN)?
42342007‑03‑26U.S. CONGRESSTHIS STATE HAS THE LARGEST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT IN AREAWHAT IS ALASKA?
42332007‑03‑23BESTSELLING AUTHORSHE HAD THE YEAR'S BESTSELLING NOVEL A RECORD 7 YEARS IN A ROW WITH 7 DIFFERENT TITLES, ENDING IN 2000WHO IS JOHN GRISHAM?
42322007‑03‑22U.S. BODIES OF WATERTHESE 2 GREAT LAKES EACH BORDER 4 U.S. STATESWHAT ARE LAKE ERIE & LAKE MICHIGAN?
42312007‑03‑21MUSIC HISTORYIN THIS BUILDING ELLA FITZGERALD & SARAH VAUGHAN BOTH WON AMATEUR TALENT CONTESTS, ONE IN 1934 & THE OTHER IN 1942WHAT IS THE APOLLO THEATER (OF HARLEM)?
42302007‑03‑20OLYMPIC HISTORYTHIS EVENT WAS INSPIRED BY A LEGEND MENTIONED IN PLUTARCH'S "ON THE GLORY OF ATHENS"WHAT IS THE MARATHON?
42292007‑03‑19HISTORIC QUOTESON MAY 5, 1961 HE FAMOUSLY EXCLAIMED, "WHAT A BEAUTIFUL VIEW!"WHO IS ALAN SHEPARD?
42282007‑03‑16WOMEN OF THE 1930s1 OF THE MEN WHO SHOT HER REALIZED WHEN HE SAW HER BODY THAT SHE'D OFTEN WAITED ON HIM AT A CAFE IN DALLASWHO IS BONNIE PARKER?
42272007‑03‑15NOVEL TITLES"IN THE SOULS OF THE PEOPLE" THESE "ARE FILLING AND GROWING HEAVY, GROWING HEAVY FOR THE VINTAGE"WHAT ARE "THE GRAPES OF WRATH"?
42262007‑03‑14PRESIDENTIAL FAMILIESTHE LAST 2 U.S. PRESIDENTS TO HAVE ONLY ONE CHILD; BOTH SERVED IN THE 20th CENTURYWHO ARE HARRY TRUMAN & BILL CLINTON?
42252007‑03‑13HEALTH & MEDICINEACCORDING TO THE MAYO CLINIC, ALLERGIES TO THESE ARE THE USA's MOST COMMON CAUSE OF LIFE-THREATENING ALLERGIC REACTIONSWHAT ARE PEANUTS?
42242007‑03‑12WORD ORIGINSNAMED FOR A MEDITERRANEAN COUNTRY, THIS STYLE OF TYPOGRAPHY IS BASED ON A RENAISSANCE SCRIPTWHAT IS ITALIC(S)?
42232007‑03‑09WORLD WAR IIRHYMING NAMES OF THE 2 PLACES WHERE FDR & WINSTON CHURCHILL MET UP IN FEBRUARY 1945WHAT ARE MALTA & YALTA?
42222007‑03‑08GOING TO THE DOGSTHEIR NAME COMES FROM THEIR BEING BRED TO CROUCH IN FRONT OF PREY THAT THE HUNTER THEN CAPTURED WITH A NETWHAT ARE (ENGLISH/ IRISH/ GORDON) SETTERS?
42212007‑03‑07BRITISH NOVELISTSIN 1946 HE WROTE, "POLITICAL LANGUAGE...IS DESIGNED TO MAKE LIES SOUND TRUTHFUL & MURDER RESPECTABLE"WHO IS GEORGE ORWELL?
42202007‑03‑06ISLANDSPART OF THE 4th- MOST POPULOUS COUNTRY, IT'S THE WORLD'S MOST POPULOUS SINGLE ISLAND WITH ABOUT 120 MILLION PEOPLEWHAT IS JAVA?
42192007‑03‑05STATE CAPITALS LOCATED IN THE CENTRAL TIME ZONE, IT'S THE LARGEST CITY BY POPULATION WITH NO MLB, NFL, NBA OR NHL TEAMWHAT IS AUSTIN?
42182007‑03‑02PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONSELECTED PRESIDENT TWICE, HE BEAT HIS 2 OPPONENTS BY A COMBINED ELECTORAL COLLEGE TALLY OF 1,014-62WHO IS RONALD REAGAN?
42172007‑03‑01WORLD LEADERSIN 1946 SHE SAID, "WE ONLY WANT THAT WHICH IS GIVEN NATURALLY TO ALL PEOPLES... TO BE MASTERS OF OUR OWN FATE"WHO IS GOLDA MEIR?
42162007‑02‑28PLAY & FILM TITLESERASMUS CALLED AN ENGLISH FRIEND OF HIS "OMNIUM HORARUM HOMO", WHICH BECAME THIS TITLE OF A PLAY & FILMWHAT IS "A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS"?
42152007‑02‑27PHRASE ORIGINSMEANING "NOT WORKING PROPERLY", IT MAY DATE BACK TO A CHARACTER IN THE COMIC STRIP "THE KATZENJAMMER KIDS"WHAT IS "ON THE FRITZ"?
42142007‑02‑26AMERICANAIN A FEB. 22, 1936 REENACTMENT, RETIRED STAR PITCHER WALTER JOHNSON THREW THIS ACROSS THE RAPPAHANNOCKWHAT IS A SILVER DOLLAR?
42132007‑02‑23LITERATURETHIS 1877 NOVEL WAS WRITTEN "TO INDUCE KINDNESS, SYMPATHY AND AN UNDERSTANDING TREATMENT OF HORSES"WHAT IS "BLACK BEAUTY(: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A HORSE)"?
42122007‑02‑22THE ACADEMY AWARDSAS OF 2006, 1 OF ONLY 3 WOMEN TO BE NOMINATED FOR BEST DIRECTOR, FOR 1976, 1993 & 2003WHO IS LINA WERTMULLER, JANE CAMPION OR SOFIA COPPOLA?
42112007‑02‑21EXPLORERSIN 1616, AFTER HUDSON DIED, THIS MAN BECAME THE 1st EUROPEAN TO REACH ELLESMERE ISLAND; AN ISLAND & BAY ARE NAMED FOR HIMWHO IS WILLIAM BAFFIN?
42102007‑02‑20FILMS OF THE 1950sIN 2006 ALBERT II OF MONACO ATTENDED THE NEWPORT JAZZ FESTIVAL'S 50th ANNIV. CELEBRATION OF THIS FILM THAT'S SET DURING THE FESTIVALWHAT IS "HIGH SOCIETY"?
42092007‑02‑19ORGANIZATIONSTHE C.A.P., OR COMMON AGRICULTURAL POLICY, ACCOUNTS FOR ALMOST HALF THE BUDGET OF THIS 25-NATION ORG.WHAT IS THE EUROPEAN UNION?
42082007‑02‑16GREEK MYTHOLOGYFITTINGLY, THE NAME OF THIS TITAN MAY BE DERIVED FROM A WORD MEANING "TO BEAR" OR "TO SUPPORT"WHO IS ATLAS?
42072007‑02‑1519th CENTURY MENIN 1813 LA. GOV. WILLIAM CLAIBORNE PUT A $500 BOUNTY ON HIM; HE RESPONDED BY OFFERING ONE FOR THE GOV.'S HEADWHO IS JEAN LAFFITE?
42062007‑02‑14ORGANIZATIONSTHE EMBLEM SEEN HERE IS NOW USED IN COUNTRIES WHERE THIS ORGANIZATION'S ORIGINAL EMBLEM WAS CONTROVERSIALWHAT IS THE (INTERNATIONAL) RED CROSS (& RED CRESCENT MOVEMENT)?
42052007‑02‑1320th CENTURY AUTHORSTHIS AUTHOR WAS BORN IN 1926, THE DAUGHTER OF AMASA, AN ALABAMA LAWYER, & FRANCES, WHOSE MAIDEN NAME WAS FINCHWHO IS (NELLE) HARPER LEE?
42042007‑02‑12STATE NAMESTHE NAME OF THIS STATE IS DERIVED FROM AN INDIAN WORD MEANING "GREAT LAKE"WHAT IS MICHIGAN?
42032007‑02‑09TOURISMTHE 2 LEADING FOREIGN DESTINATION COUNTRIES FOR U.S. TOURISTSWHAT ARE MEXICO & CANADA?
42022007‑02‑08NOVELSIT WAS PARTLY INSPIRED BY OWEN CHASE'S NARRATIVE OF THE SHIPWRECK OF THE WHALE-SHIP ESSEXWHAT IS "MOBY DICK"?
42012007‑02‑07SCIENTISTSON THE FRONT LINES DURING WWI, SHE DROVE AMBULANCES THAT SHE HAD HELPED EQUIP WITH X-RAY MACHINESWHO IS MARIE CURIE?
42002007‑02‑06THE U.S. MILITARYTHIS BRANCH USES MORE FUEL THAN THE REST OF THE MILITARY COMBINEDWHAT IS THE AIR FORCE?
41992007‑02‑05LANGUAGESIN SOUTH AMERICA, THESE ARE THE 2 MOST WIDELY SPOKEN LANGUAGESWHAT ARE SPANISH & PORTUGUESE?
41982007‑02‑02FAMOUS AMERICANS IN PART USING DONATED FRENCH TANKS, HE FORMED THE U.S. ARMY'S FIRST TANK TRAINING SCHOOL IN 1917WHO IS GEORGE S. PATTON?
41972007‑02‑01TRADEMARKSTHE INVENTION OF WHAT WAS TERMED "ELECTRO- PHOTOGRAPHY" LED TO THE 1948 TRADEMARKING OF THIS WORDWHAT IS XEROX?
41962007‑01‑31BRITISH ROYAL NAMESTHOMAS MALORY'S POSTHUMOUS 1485 BESTSELLER INSPIRED THIS FIRST NAME OF A PRINCE BORN IN 1486WHAT IS ARTHUR?
41952007‑01‑30IT HAPPENED IN NEW YORK CITYON 8/10/04, 2 DAYS AFTER HER DEATH AT THE AGE OF 96, THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING DIMMED ITS LIGHTS FOR 15 MINUTES IN HER MEMORYWHO IS FAY WRAY?
41942007‑01‑29AMERICAN PLAYSTHIS DRAMA IS SET AT A SUMMER HOME IN AUGUST 1912; ACT 1 TAKES PLACE AT 8:30 A.M.; ACT 4 IS 15 1/2 HOURS LATER, AT MIDNIGHTWHAT IS "LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT"?
41932007‑01‑26ANIMALSTHE WORLD'S LARGEST INVERTEBRATE, IT PLAYS A PROMINENT PART IN AN 1870 FRENCH NOVEL & A 1954 FILMWHAT IS THE (GIANT) SQUID?
41922007‑01‑25THE MIDDLE AGESTHIS NAME GIVEN TO A SURVEY REFERS TO THE TIME WHEN MEN FACE THE JUDGMENT FROM WHICH THERE IS NO APPEALWHAT IS THE DOMESDAY (BOOK)?
41912007‑01‑24FOREIGN CURRENCYTHIS CURRENCY OF COSTA RICA GETS ITS NAME FROM THE FIRST EUROPEAN TO SEE THE NATIONWHAT IS THE COLON?
41902007‑01‑23BUSINESS INNOVATIONSIN 1709 AN ITALIAN SETTLED AT THIS GERMAN CITY & MADE A NEW PRODUCT USING OIL OF BERGAMOTWHAT IS COLOGNE?
41892007‑01‑22RECENT BOOKS"AMERICAN VERTIGO" BY PHILOSOPHER BERNARD-HENRI LEVY RETRACED A TRIP 175 YEARS BEFORE BY THIS MAN, HIS COUNTRYMANWHO IS (ALEXIS DE) TOCQUEVILLE?
41882007‑01‑19WORD ORIGINSWELL KNOWN TO "JEOPARDY!" FANS, THIS 10-LETTER WORD ORIGINALLY MEANT A STEW OF MANY DIFFERENT INGREDIENTSWHAT IS HODGEPODGE?
41872007‑01‑18ANIMATED CHARACTERSTHE MIDDLE INITIAL OF THIS CARTOON CRITTER INTRODUCED IN 1949 STANDS FOR ETHELBERTWHO IS WILE E. COYOTE?
41862007‑01‑1718th CENTURY AMERICANSHE PREACHED, "THE GOD THAT HOLDS YOU OVER THE PIT OF HELL, MUCH AS ONE HOLDS A SPIDER...OVER THE FIRE, ABHORS YOU"WHO IS JONATHAN EDWARDS?
41852007‑01‑16THE U.S. GOVERNMENTIT'S THE ONLY CABINET DEPARTMENT WHOSE OFFICIAL WEBSITE DOES NOT USE THE ".gov" SUFFIXWHAT IS THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE?
41842007‑01‑15AMERICAN LITERATUREAN EPIGRAPH HE USED ON ONE STORY SAYS, "OUR HEARTS, THOUGH STOUT AND BRAVE, STILL, LIKE MUFFLED DRUMS ARE BEATING"WHO IS EDGAR ALLAN POE?
41832007‑01‑12LITERARY TITLES THIS 1954 BOOK TITLE REFERS TO AN IMPALED SOW'S HEAD, AN OFFERING TO THE "BEAST"WHAT IS "LORD OF THE FLIES"?
41822007‑01‑11AMERICAN THEATRE HISTORYTHIS 1943 MUSICAL IS BASED ON A 1931 PLAY THAT FEATURED TEX RITTER AS A COWBOY & LEE STRASBERG AS A PEDDLERWHAT IS "OKLAHOMA!"?
41812007‑01‑10BUSINESS & INDUSTRYJUST FOR GRINS, IN 1986 THIS INDUSTRIALIST ACQUIRED A STAKE IN CHURCH & DWIGHT, MAKER OF A BAKING SODA WHO IS ARMAND HAMMER?
41802007‑01‑09THE 50 STATESBETWEEN 1990 & 2004, ITS POP. GREW 36%, EDGING FLORIDA FOR THE HIGHEST GROWTH RATE OF ANY STATE EAST OF COLORADOWHAT IS GEORGIA?
41792007‑01‑08HISTORIC AMERICANSGENERAL WINFIELD SCOTT CALLED HIM "THE VERY BEST SOLDIER I EVER SAW IN THE FIELD"WHO IS ROBERT E(DWARD) LEE?
41782007‑01‑05PRO FOOTBALLIN 1947 THIS TEAM CHOSE NOT TO BE CALLED THE "NICKELS" BUT INSTEAD PAID HOMAGE TO A WESTERN HEROWHO ARE THE BUFFALO BILLS?
41772007‑01‑0419th CENTURY DEMOCRATSIN A FAMOUS SPEECH HE SAID, "YOU SHALL NOT PRESS DOWN UPON THE BROW OF LABOR THIS CROWN OF THORNS..."WHO IS WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN?
41762007‑01‑03NOVEL INSPIRATIONSNOVEL INSPIRED BY A VISION OF A "PALE STUDENT OF UNHALLOWED ARTS KNEELING BESIDE THE THING HE HAD PUT TOGETHER"WHAT IS "FRANKENSTEIN, (OR THE MODERN PROMETHEUS)"?
41752007‑01‑02HOLIDAY STUFFIN AN 1850 ESSAY CHARLES DICKENS CALLED IT "THAT PRETTY GERMAN TOY"WHAT IS A CHRISTMAS TREE?
41742007‑01‑01WRITERSA MEMORIAL WINDOW NEAR HIS GRAVE AT WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL WAS A GIFT FROM THE FISHERMEN OF ENGLAND & AMERICAWHO IS IZAAK WALTON?
41732006‑12‑29BROADWAYIN 2006 THIS SHOW BASED ON A 1911 WORK BECAME THE LONGEST-RUNNING SHOW IN BROADWAY HISTORYWHAT IS "THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA"?
41722006‑12‑28THE 1970sG. GORDON LIDDY, E. HOWARD HUNT & EGIL KROGH WERE NICKNAMED THIS BECAUSE THEY "PLUGGED LEAKS" WHO ARE THE (WHITE HOUSE) PLUMBERS?
41712006‑12‑2719th CENTURY PRESIDENTSAGAINST BITTERLY DIVIDED DEMOCRATS, HE WON WITH THE SECOND-LOWEST PERCENTAGE OF THE POPULAR VOTE IN HISTORY, 39.8%WHO IS ABRAHAM LINCOLN?
41702006‑12‑26THE STOCK MARKETIN 2006 THIS MILWAUKEE-BASED CO. ANNOUNCED ITS NEW STOCK SYMBOL, "HOG", AT A GATHERING IN STURGIS, S.D.WHAT IS HARLEY-DAVIDSON (INC.)?
41692006‑12‑25HOLY PLACESTHE ELEVATED AREA WHERE THE DOME OF THE ROCK SITS IS COMMONLY CALLED THIS, AFTER A DIFFERENT RELIGIOUS BUILDINGWHAT IS THE TEMPLE MOUNT?
41682006‑12‑22AMERICAN WOMENIN 1997 THE AMERICAN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION ASSOCIATION GAVE THIS WOMAN ITS FIRST LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDWHO IS ROSA PARKS?
41672006‑12‑21THE MIDDLE EASTBY TRADITION, THIS NATION'S PRESIDENT IS A MARONITE CHRISTIAN, THE P.M. A SUNNI & THE SPEAKER OF THE PARLIAMENT A SHIITEWHAT IS LEBANON?
41662006‑12‑20TECHNOLOGYA FAMOUS FIRST ONE OF THESE WAS SENT MAY 24, 1844 & A FAMOUS LAST ONE, JANUARY 27, 2006WHAT IS A TELEGRAM?
41652006‑12‑19THE ACADEMY AWARDSWHEN HE WON, RICHARD DREYFUSS SAID GOODBYE TO BEING THE YOUNGEST MAN EVER TO WIN THE BEST ACTOR OSCARWHO IS ADRIEN BRODY?
41642006‑12‑1820th CENTURY PLAYWRIGHTS2006 MARKS THE CENTENNIAL OF THIS ABSURDIST KNOWN FOR HIS SOMETIMES BLEAK OUTLOOK; HE WAS BORN ON GOOD FRIDAY, THE 13thWHO IS SAMUEL (BARCLAY) BECKETT?
41632006‑12‑15POEM TITLESTHIS POEM SAYS, "FOR ALL AVERRED, I HAD KILLED THE BIRD THAT MADE THE BREEZE TO BLOW"WHAT IS "THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER"?
41622006‑12‑14WORD ODDITIES THIS BRITISHISM, A HOMOPHONE OF A LETTER IN THE ALPHABET, HAS ONE CONSONANT FOLLOWED BY A LINE OF 4 VOWELSWHAT IS QUEUE?
41612006‑12‑13UNIVERSITY GEOGRAPHYAROUND 1830 THE FIRST CATHOLIC PRIEST ORDAINED IN THE U.S. OBTAINED LAND IN THIS STATE WHERE A UNIVERSITY NOW STANDSWHAT IS INDIANA?
41602006‑12‑12CHIEF JUSTICESHE WROTE THAT IF A PERSON IN CUSTODY "CANNOT AFFORD AN ATTORNEY, ONE WILL BE APPOINTED FOR HIM...IF HE SO DESIRES"WHO IS EARL WARREN?
41592006‑12‑11CABLE TELEVISIONTHE PREMIERE OF THIS MINISERIES WAS HELD AT NORMANDY'S UTAH BEACH MEMORIAL ON JUNE 6, 2001WHAT IS "BAND OF BROTHERS"?
41582006‑12‑08ENGLISH LITERATURETHIS WORK SAYS, "BETTER TO REIGN IN HELL, THAN SERVE IN HEAVEN"WHAT IS "PARADISE LOST (BOOK 1)"?
41572006‑12‑07WORLD GEOGRAPHYTHE LUSATIAN MOUNTAINS, IN THE WESTERN SUDETEN RANGE, FORM PART OF THE BORDER BETWEEN THESE 2 COUNTRIESWHAT ARE GERMANY & THE CZECH REPUBLIC?
41562006‑12‑06FAMOUS NEW YORKERSIN 1905 HE SAID, "IT IS MY DUTY TO MAKE MONEY AND STILL MORE MONEY AND TO USE THE MONEY ...FOR THE GOOD OF MY FELLOW MAN"WHO IS JOHN D(AVISON) ROCKEFELLER?
41552006‑12‑05ROYALTYORIGINALLY, THIS WOMAN BORN IN 1755 HAD THE MIDDLE NAMES ANTONIA, JOSEPHA & JOANNAWHO WAS MARIE ANTOINETTE?
41542006‑12‑04THE 1950sON A MARCH 9, 1954 BROADCAST, HE FAMOUSLY SAID, "WE MUST NOT CONFUSE DISSENT WITH DISLOYALTY"WHO IS EDWARD R(OSCOE) MURROW?
41532006‑12‑01BROADCASTING FIRSTSIN 2005, AT NEW MEXICO STATE, CUYLER FRANK MADE HISTORY BY BEING THE FIRST TO CALL A FOOTBALL GAME IN THIS LANGUAGE WHAT IS NAVAJO?
41522006‑11‑30PLAY CHARACTERSHE IS BASED PARTLY ON A PHILOLOGIST WHO WROTE "A HISTORY OF ENGLISH SOUNDS" & "A HANDBOOK OF PHONETICS"WHO IS (PROFESSOR) HENRY HIGGINS?
41512006‑11‑29MODERN LANGUAGESAN ESTIMATED 100,000-PLUS PEOPLE SPEAK THIS LANGUAGE WHOSE NOUNS HAVE NO GENDER & END WITH -OWHAT IS ESPERANTO?
41502006‑11‑28ASIAALONG WITH COMMUNIST CHINA & NORTH KOREA, ONE OF THE 2 FORMERLY COMMUNIST NATIONS BORDERING ASIAN RUSSIAWHAT IS KAZAKHSTAN OR MONGOLIA?
41492006‑11‑27FIRST NAMESTHE FIRST NAME OF BOTH A NAVAL HERO & A CHARACTER IN "HAMLET", IT'S FROM THE LATIN FOR "TIMEKEEPER"WHO IS HORATIO?
41482006‑11‑24WORD ORIGINSMEANING TO ASCRIBE PREDETERMINED CHARACTERISTICS, THIS WORD COMES FROM A PRINTING PROCESS USING METAL PLATESWHAT IS STEREOTYPE?
41472006‑11‑231970s TELEVISIONBRUCE PETERSON, A NASA TEST PILOT, HELPED INSPIRE THIS SERIES; THE CRASH HE SURVIVED WAS SEEN IN THE SHOW'S OPENING CREDITSWHAT IS "THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN"?
41462006‑11‑22HISTORIC OBJECTSSTANDART, AZOV & CLOCK ARE AMONG THE NAMES OF THESE ITEMS, GIVEN AS ROYAL EASTER GIFTS STARTING IN THE MID-1880sWHAT ARE FABERGE (IMPERIAL) (EASTER) EGGS?
41452006‑11‑21FROM BOOK TO FILMAMONG THE MANY MOVIES THAT HAVE PREMIERED HERE AT RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL WAS THIS 1962 FILM BASED ON A NOVEL BY HARPER LEEWHAT IS "TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD"?
41442006‑11‑20ENTERTAINMENT HISTORYORIGINALLY KNOWN AS THE MISSOURI ROCKETS, THEY PERFORMED AT THE OPENING OF AN EAST COAST THEATRE IN 1932WHO ARE THE (RADIO CITY) ROCKETTES?
41432006‑11‑17THE TONY AWARDSTHE ONLY TIE IN THE BEST MUSICAL CATEGORY CAME IN 1960, BETWEEN "THE SOUND OF MUSIC" & THIS SHOW ABOUT A NYC MAYORWHAT IS "FIORELLO!"?
41422006‑11‑16HISTORIC OBJECTSFAMOUS ONES HAVE INCLUDED THE KIMBERLEY, THE GREAT MOGUL & THE STAR OF ARKANSASWHAT ARE DIAMONDS?
41412006‑11‑15MOVIE HISTORYPRODUCER DAVID SELZNICK WAS FINED $5,000 BY CENSORS FOR USING THIS WORD IN A 1939 FILMWHAT IS DAMN?
41402006‑11‑14THE UNITED NATIONSOF THE 5 PERMANENT MEMBERS OF THE U.N. SECURITY COUNCIL, THE ONE THAT'S THE SMALLEST IN AREAWHAT IS THE UNITED KINGDOM?
41392006‑11‑13THE ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICAIN THE 1958 EDITION, THIS MAN PENNED THE ARTICLE ON VENTRILOQUISMWHO IS EDGAR BERGEN?
41382006‑11‑10ACTORS & PLAYSROBERT ARMIN PLAYED THE ROLE OF THE FOOL IN "AS YOU LIKE IT", IN "TWELFTH NIGHT" & IN THIS TRAGEDY 1st PUBLISHED IN 1608WHAT IS "KING LEAR"?
41372006‑11‑09CELEBRITY RELATIVESHER GREAT-GREAT- GRANDMOTHER LOUISA LANE DREW ONCE APPEARED IN A PLAY WITH THE FATHER OF JOHN WILKES BOOTHWHO IS DREW BARRYMORE?
41362006‑11‑08WOMEN IN SPORTSIN 2006 THE NATIONAL TENNIS CENTER IN NEW YORK WAS RENAMED IN HER HONORWHO IS BILLIE JEAN KING?
41352006‑11‑07PRESIDENTIAL DISTINCTIONSCAPTURED AS A 14-YEAR-OLD SOLDIER IN 1781, HE WAS THE ONLY PRESIDENT WHO HAD EVER BEEN A PRISONER OF WARWHO IS ANDREW JACKSON?
41342006‑11‑06AUTHORSJOHN DRYDEN IN 1683 WAS THE FIRST TO USE THE TERM "BIOGRAPHY"-- APPROPRIATELY, WHILE WRITING ABOUT THIS GREEK WHO IS PLUTARCH?
41332006‑11‑03THE OSCARSHE'S THE ONLY PERSON OVER 70 YEARS OF AGE TO WIN A BEST DIRECTOR OSCARWHO IS CLINT EASTWOOD?
41322006‑11‑02FICTIONAL CHARACTERSHE FIRST APPEARED IN KIPLING'S 1892 STORY "IN THE RUKH" AS AN ADULT WHO NOW & THEN REFERS TO HIS VERY ODD CHILDHOODWHO IS MOWGLI?
41312006‑11‑01PHRASES IN AMERICAN HISTORYTHIS PHRASE LINKING 2 ENTITIES WAS IN JEFFERSON'S 1802 LETTER TO THE DANBURY BAPTISTS, ELABORATING ON THE 1st AMENDMENTWHAT IS "CHURCH AND STATE"?
41302006‑10‑31GOVERNMENT FORMSTHE TITLE OF FORM OSC-12 SAYS IT IS USED BY THIS TYPE OF PERSON, WHO'S ASKED TO "DESCRIBE THE AGENCY WRONGDOING"WHAT IS A WHISTLEBLOWER?
41292006‑10‑30GEOGRAPHYTHE ONLY PLACE WHERE 4 COUNTRIES MEET AT ONE POINT IS FOUND ON THIS CONTINENTWHAT IS AFRICA?
41282006‑10‑27NAMES ON THE MAP2 NEW PLACE NAMES ON THE MAP IN 1924, BOTH HONORING THE SAME MAN, WERE ULYANOVSK & THISWHAT IS LENINGRAD?
41272006‑10‑26GOVERNMENT & POLITICSTHEY ARE THE ONLY 2 MEN VOTED PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESWHO ARE THOMAS JEFFERSON & JOHN QUINCY ADAMS?
41262006‑10‑25THE 1850sHE PUBLISHED A BOOK OF PROSE & VERSE QUOTES "TO TRACE TO THEIR SOURCE PASSAGES AND PHRASES IN COMMON USE"WHO IS JOHN BARTLETT?
41252006‑10‑24MOVIE VILLAINS INTRODUCED IN A 1981 NOVEL, THIS BIG-SCREEN CHARACTER TOPS THE AFI's 2003 LIST OF ALL-TIME GREAT MOVIE VILLAINSWHO IS HANNIBAL LECTER?
41242006‑10‑23RELIGIOUS HISTORYTHE 1549 ACT OF UNIFORMITY IMPOSED UPON ENGLAND THIS SINGLE LITURGICAL VOLUME TO BE USED BY EVERYONEWHAT IS THE BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER?
41232006‑10‑20LITERARY TITLE OBJECTSIN AN 1868 NOVEL, THIS MYSTERIOUS TITLE OBJECT IS BELIEVED TO SPARKLE OR DIM DEPENDING ON LUNAR PHASESWHAT IS THE MOONSTONE?
41222006‑10‑19FAMOUS NAMESONCE A TOP SPY, HE INVENTED THE MUG SHOT SEEN ON REWARD POSTERS IN THE WILD WESTWHO IS ALLAN PINKERTON?
41212006‑10‑18THE 50 STATESTHE CONSTITUTION FOR THE PROPOSED STATE OF SEQUOYAH SERVED IN LARGE PART AS THE BASIS FOR THIS STATE'S CONSTITUTIONWHAT IS OKLAHOMA?
41202006‑10‑17MATH WORDSIN LATIN THE NAME OF THIS MATH FIELD MEANT A PEBBLE USED IN COUNTING, & THE WORD ALSO HAS THE MEDICAL MEANING "STONE"WHAT IS CALCULUS?
41192006‑10‑16FROM MOVIE TO MUSICALA PLAY-WITHIN- A-PLAY, CALLED "PRETTY LADY", SUDDENLY NEEDS A NEW LEADING LADY IN THIS EVER- POPULAR MUSICALWHAT IS "42nd STREET"?
41182006‑10‑13TRANSPORTATIONTHE NAME OF THIS AIRLINE ESTABLISHED IN 1948 MEANS "SKYWARD"WHAT IS EL AL (ISRAEL AIRLINES)?
41172006‑10‑12WORLD CAPITALSSTARTED IN 1988 FOR THIS CITY'S 75th ANNIV., A SPRINGTIME FLOWER FESTIVAL IN SEPT. SHOWS OFF ITS COMMONWEALTH PARKWHAT IS CANBERRA?
41162006‑10‑11CHARACTERS IN SHAKESPEAREIN ACT I HE SAYS, "THE FUNERAL BAKED MEATS DID COLDLY FURNISH FORTH THE MARRIAGE TABLES"WHO IS HAMLET?
41152006‑10‑10CLASSIC CARTOON CHARACTERSTHE 1935 CARTOON "I HAVEN'T GOT A HAT" WAS THE FIRST OF MANY CARTOONS THAT PAIRED HIM WITH A CAT NAMED BEANSWHO IS PORKY PIG?
41142006‑10‑09MEMORIALSWHEN COMPLETED, THE SOUTH DAKOTA MEMORIAL TO THIS MAN WILL INCLUDE A 44-FOOT TALL FEATHER ON HIS 87-FOOT TALL HEADWHO IS CRAZY HORSE?
41132006‑10‑06LANDMARKSTHE QUOTE "WITH MALICE TOWARD NONE" IS ON THE WALL OF HIS WASHINGTON, D.C. MEMORIALWHO WAS ABRAHAM LINCOLN?
41122006‑10‑05CHILDREN'S LITTHIS ROALD DAHL BOOK BEGINS, "THESE TWO VERY OLD PEOPLE ARE THE FATHER AND MOTHER OF MR. BUCKET"WHAT IS "CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY"?
41112006‑10‑04THE SPACE SHUTTLE2 OF THE 3 STATES WHERE ASTRONAUTS HAVE LANDED THE SPACE SHUTTLEWHAT IS FLORIDA, CALIFORNIA OR NEW MEXICO?
41102006‑10‑03STATE CAPITALS1 OF 2 STATE CAPITALS WHOSE NAMES START & END WITH THE SAME LETTERWHAT IS ATLANTA OR AUGUSTA?
41092006‑10‑02RECENT EVENTSDISCOVERED IN 1930, IN AUGUST 2006 IT WAS OFFICIALLY DOWNGRADED TO A "DWARF"WHAT IS PLUTO?
41082006‑09‑29NATIONAL CAPITALSTHIS CITY'S WEBSITE CALLS IT "THE LAST DIVIDED CAPITAL IN EUROPE"WHAT IS NICOSIA?
41072006‑09‑28HISTORICAL TERMSHISTORIANS REFER TO "THE LONG 19th CENTURY", THE 125-YEAR SPAN BETWEEN THESE 2 EVENTSWHAT ARE THE FRENCH REVOLUTION & (THE START OF) WORLD WAR I?
41062006‑09‑27FAMOUS PAINTERSHE SAID, "YOU COULD FIND ME ANYTIME AT FOURNAISE'S", A RESTAURANT RIGHT ON THE SEINEWHO IS PIERRE-AUGUSTE RENOIR?
41052006‑09‑26LITERARY CINEMAA SILENT FILM OF THIS RUSSIAN TALE WAS RELEASED IN 2 VERSIONS: IN ONE, GARBO COMMITS SUICIDE; IN THE OTHER, GARBO LIVESWHAT IS "ANNA KARENINA"?
41042006‑09‑25LITERATURENORTHUMBRIA IN THE "AGE OF BEDE" OR MERCIA IN OFFA's REIGN ARE GUESSES AS TO WHERE & WHEN THIS WORK WAS CREATEDWHAT IS "BEOWULF"?
41032006‑09‑22FAMOUS NAMESTHE GRADY GAMMAGE AUDITORIUM AT ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY WAS THE LAST MAJOR PUBLIC BUILDING THAT HE DESIGNEDWHO IS FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT?
41022006‑09‑21WORD ORIGINSAPPROPRIATELY, THIS WORD COMES FROM GREEK WORDS MEANING "SHARP" & "DULL"WHAT IS OXYMORON?
41012006‑09‑20IN THE NEWS 2006JUSTICE PETER SMITH EMBEDDED A SECRET CODE INTO A 2006 RULING THAT SAID THIS AUTHOR HADN'T VIOLATED A COPYRIGHTWHO IS DAN BROWN?
41002006‑09‑19BRITISH ROYALTYJUST PRIOR TO HER DEATH IN 1536, SHE TOLD SIR WILLIAM KINGSTON, "I HAVE A LITTLE NECK"WHO IS ANNE BOLEYN?
40992006‑09‑18CASTLESTHE NAME OF THIS LARGE HOME LOCATED IN ABERDEENSHIRE MEANS "THE MAJESTIC DWELLING" IN GAELICWHAT IS BALMORAL (CASTLE)?
40982006‑09‑15U.S. STATESOF THE 4 U.S. STATES THAT ARE OFFICIALLY CALLED COMMONWEALTHS, THIS ONE WAS NOT 1 OF THE ORIGINAL 13 COLONIESWHAT IS KENTUCKY?
40972006‑09‑14A 1950s POEM"WHOLE INTELLECTS ...WHO DEMANDED SANITY TRIALS...& WERE LEFT WITH THEIR INSANITY & THEIR HANDS & A HUNG JURY"WHAT IS "HOWL"?
40962006‑09‑13VICE PRESIDENTSTHE 2 GOP VICE PRESIDENTS WHO SUCCEEDED TO THE PRESIDENCY & WERE LATER ELECTED PRESIDENT IN THEIR OWN RIGHTWHO ARE THEODORE ROOSEVELT & CALVIN COOLIDGE?
40952006‑09‑12AMERICANAIN JUNE 2005, AMID SOME CONTROVERSY, A STATUE OF ELIZABETH MONTGOMERY WAS UNVEILED IN THIS CITYWHAT IS SALEM, (MASSACHUSETTS)?
40942006‑09‑11PLANTSIN TROPICAL AFRICA IT'S THE MAIN SOURCE OF CALORIES IN THE DIET; IN THE U.S. IT GIVES US A PUDDINGWHAT IS CASSAVA?
40932006‑07‑28AMERICANAA MONUMENT AT THIS NEBRASKA SITE BEARS THE WORDS "HE AIN'T HEAVY, FATHER... HE'S M' BROTHER"WHAT IS (VILLAGE OF) BOYS TOWN?
40922006‑07‑27AMERICAN WOMEN AUTHORSHENRY JAMES CALLED HER "THE THACKERAY, THE TROLLOPE, OF THE NURSERY AND THE SCHOOLROOM"WHO IS LOUISA MAY ALCOTT?
40912006‑07‑26AFRICAN CAPITALSTO GET THE NAME OF ITS COUNTRY, ADD 2 LETTERS TO THE END OF THIS WORLD CAPITAL CITYWHAT IS TUNIS?
40902006‑07‑25POLITICAL IDIOMSUSED TO DESCRIBE A RESPONSE MADE WITHOUT THINKING, ITS PHYSICAL COUNTERPART CAN TAKE 1/20 SECONDWHAT IS (A) KNEE-JERK (REACTION, REFLEX, RESPONSE)?
40892006‑07‑24OSCAR-NOMINATED MOVIESONE OF THE 2 BEST PICTURE NOMINEES IN WHICH CBS NEWSMAN & "60 MINUTES" PRODUCER DON HEWITT IS A CHARACTERWHAT IS "THE INSIDER" OR "GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK"?
40882006‑07‑21NYC TICKER-TAPE PARADE HONOREESOF THE 3 MEN HONORED AUG. 13, 1969, THE ONE WHO SPENT PART OF JULY 20th MILES FROM THE OTHER 2WHO IS MICHAEL COLLINS?
40872006‑07‑20EUROPEAN COUNTRIESTHIS CO-PRINCIPALITY IS CONSIDERED TO HAVE HAD THE LAST REMNANT OF MEDIEVAL EUROPE'S FEUDAL SYSTEMWHAT IS ANDORRA?
40862006‑07‑19PRESIDENTIAL QUOTATIONSHE ANNOUNCED TO THE AMERICAN PUBLIC, "THE FORCE FROM WHICH THE SUN DRAWS ITS POWER HAS BEEN LOOSED..."WHO IS HARRY TRUMAN?
40852006‑07‑18LITERARY CHARACTERSLAST NAME OF SIR CLIFFORD, WHOSE CRIPPLING WAR INJURIES MAKE LIFE DIFFICULT FOR HIS WIFE WHAT IS CHATTERLEY?
40842006‑07‑17VARIETY HEADLINESTHE VARIETY HEADLINE WHEN THIS COUPLE MARRIED JUNE 29, 1956 READ, "EGGHEAD WEDS HOURGLASS"WHO ARE ARTHUR MILLER & MARILYN MONROE?
40832006‑07‑14FAMOUS PLAYSTHIS PLAY THAT IS QUITE CONCERNED WITH THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE WAS, ODDLY ENOUGH, FIRST PERFORMED IN GERMAN, IN 1913WHAT IS "PYGMALION"?
40822006‑07‑13U.S. HISTORYHE WAS THE COMMANDING UNION GENERAL AT BENTONVILLE, SITE OF THE LAST MAJOR CONFEDERATE OFFENSIVEWHO IS WILLIAM T. SHERMAN?
40812006‑07‑12PRO FOOTBALL GEOGRAPHYOF ALL THE U.S. STATES WITH 2 CURRENT NFL TEAMS, IT'S THE ONLY STATE THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TOUCHESWHAT IS MISSOURI?
40802006‑07‑11BUSINESS FIRSTSON JULY 20, 1903 THIS COMPANY DELIVERED ITS FIRST PRODUCT, PURCHASED BY A RESPECTED DETROITERWHAT IS FORD (MOTOR COMPANY)?
40792006‑07‑10ISLANDSOF THE WORLD'S 10 LARGEST ISLANDS, 3 BELONG ALL OR IN PART TO INDONESIA & 3 BELONG TO THIS COUNTRYWHAT IS CANADA?
40782006‑07‑07STATE FLAGSITS STATE FLAG, BASED ON A DESIGN FROM 1776, SHOWS VIRTUE, DRESSED LIKE AN AMAZON, TRIUMPHING OVER TYRANNYWHAT IS VIRGINIA?
40772006‑07‑06CHILDREN'S LIT TITLE CHARACTERSHE "CAME INTO THE WORLD IN THE MIDDLE OF THE THICKET, IN ONE OF THOSE LITTLE, HIDDEN FOREST GLADES..."WHO IS BAMBI?
40762006‑07‑05WESTERN HEMISPHERE GEOGRAPHYTHE 2 OUTLETS OF THE GULF OF MEXICO, A STRAIT & A CHANNEL, BEAR THE NAMES OF THESE 2 LAND AREASWHAT ARE (STRAITS OF) FLORIDA & (THE) YUCATAN (CHANNEL) ?
40752006‑07‑04THE 20th CENTURYON OCT. 16, 1964 AT LOP NOR THIS NATION DETONATED ITS FIRST NUCLEAR DEVICEWHAT IS CHINA?
40742006‑07‑03OSCAR-WINNING SINGERS2 OF THE 4 PEOPLE WHO'VE HAD A BILLBOARD NO. 1 POP ALBUM & ALSO WON A REGULAR ACTING OSCARWHO ARE FRANK SINATRA, JAMIE FOXX, BING CROSBY OR BARBRA STREISAND?
40732006‑06‑30CHILDREN'S AUTHORSTHIS AUTHOR & ILLUSTRATOR HAS SAID, "MAX IS LIKE MY DEMENTED SON AND HE'S TAKING CARE OF HIS FATHER FOR LIFE"WHO IS MAURICE SENDAK?
40722006‑06‑29COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIESTHE MAIN GREEN OF THIS UNIVERSITY INCLUDES STATUES OF IRA ALLEN, ITS FOUNDER, & LAFAYETTE, WHO VISITED IN 1825WHAT IS (THE UNIVERSITY OF) VERMONT?
40712006‑06‑28WORLD EVENTSIN 2003, 120 YEARS AFTER IT MADE HEADLINES, A BOOK ON THIS WAS SUBTITLED "THE DAY THE WORLD EXPLODED"WHAT IS KRAKATOA?
40702006‑06‑27FILMS OF THE '60sPETER O'TOOLE WAS OSCAR-NOMINATED FOR PLAYING THE SAME KING IN THESE 2 MOVIESWHAT ARE "BECKET" & "THE LION IN WINTER"?
40692006‑06‑2619th CENTURY GOVERNORSTO DATE, HE'S THE ONLY PERSON TO BE ELECTED GOVERNOR OF 2 DIFFERENT STATESWHO IS SAM HOUSTON?
40682006‑06‑2319th CENTURY LITERATURE"I THOUGHT I WOULD SAIL ABOUT A LITTLE AND SEE THE WATERY PART OF THE WORLD", SAYS THIS NARRATORWHO IS ISHMAEL?
40672006‑06‑22WASHINGTON, D.C.ORIGINALLY HOUSED IN A BOARDING HOUSE & THEN IN THE CAPITOL, TODAY IT OCCUPIES 3 BUILDINGS NAMED FOR PRESIDENTSWHAT IS THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS?
40662006‑06‑21AUTHORSAUTHOR SEEN HERE WITH HIS SONWHO IS A(LAN) A(LEXANDER) MILNE?
40652006‑06‑20NATIONAL NAMES2 OF 3 EUROPEAN UNION MEMBER NATIONS WHOSE NAMES ARE ONLY ONE SYLLABLE IN ENGLISHWHAT ARE FRANCE, GREECE, SPAIN?
40642006‑06‑19WORD ORIGINSFROM THE NAME OF A COMMITTEE CREATED BY GREGORY XV TO SPREAD THE FAITH, IT MEANS INFO USED TO SPREAD A BELIEFWHAT IS PROPAGANDA?
40632006‑06‑16TRANSPORTATION NEWSTHIS CITY'S ICONIC ROUTEMASTER VEHICLES WERE JUST SHY OF 50 YEARS' SERVICE WHEN THEY WERE RETIRED IN 2005WHAT IS LONDON?
40622006‑06‑15THE OSCARS2 OF THE 3 WESTERNS TO WIN THE OSCAR FOR BEST PICTUREWHAT ARE "CIMARRON", "DANCES WITH WOLVES" & "UNFORGIVEN"?
40612006‑06‑14POLITICAL QUOTATIONSIT WAS SAID THAT BEING WITH THESE 2 LEADERS, BORN 1874 & 1882, "WAS LIKE SITTING BETWEEN 2 LIONS ROARING AT THE SAME TIME"WHO ARE (SIR) WINSTON CHURCHILL & FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT?
40602006‑06‑13LITERARY QUOTES"I WOULD LIKE TO TAKE THE GREAT DiMAGGIO FISHING" IS A LINE FROM THIS 1952 WORK; LIKE DiMAGGIO, IT'S AN AMERICAN CLASSICWHAT IS "THE OLD MAN AND THE SEA"?
40592006‑06‑12U.S. NEWSPAPERSDURING THE AMER. REVOLUTION, THIS NEW ENGLAND NEWSPAPER HAD THE USA's HIGHEST CIRCULATION; IT'S STILL IN THE TOP 50WHAT IS THE HARTFORD COURANT?
40582006‑06‑09ROYALTYHIS TRIAL BEGAN ON JANUARY 20, 1649WHO IS CHARLES I (OF ENGLAND)?
40572006‑06‑08UNIVERSITIESIT'S THE ONLY STATE THAT DOESN'T HAVE AN UNDERGRADUATE UNIVERSITY OR UNIVERSITY SYSTEM NAMED JUST FOR THE STATE ITSELFWHAT IS NEW JERSEY?
40562006‑06‑07CANADIAN POSTAL ABBREVIATIONSIT'S THE ONLY CANADIAN PROVINCE OR TERRITORY WHOSE 2-LETTER POSTAL ABBREVIATION IS A PREPOSITIONWHAT IS ONTARIO?
40552006‑06‑06OSCAR WINNERSDIANNE WIEST (1986 & 1994) IS THE ONLY 2-TIME ACTING OSCAR WINNER TO WIN BOTH WORKING FOR THE SAME DIRECTOR--HIMWHO IS WOODY ALLEN?
40542006‑06‑05WORDS IN THE NEWSTHIS WORD FOR ONE WHO HANGS AROUND THE CORRIDORS OF POWER REFERS BACK TO THE CORRIDORS THEMSELVESWHAT IS A LOBBYIST?
40532006‑06‑02EUROPEAN LITERARY CLASSICSIN THIS 1832 GERMAN WORK, THE TITLE CHARACTER IS FOLLOWED HOME BY A POODLE THAT CHANGES INTO SOMETHING EVILWHAT IS "FAUST"?
40522006‑06‑01PLAYWRIGHTSIN 2005 BROADWAY'S VIRGINIA THEATRE WAS RENAMED TO HONOR THIS LATE AUTHOR, THE FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN SO HONOREDWHO IS AUGUST WILSON?
40512006‑05‑31AFRICAIN JANUARY 2006 THIS COUNTRY SWORE IN AFRICA'S FIRST ELECTED FEMALE PRESIDENT, ELLEN JOHNSON SIRLEAFWHAT IS LIBERIA?
40502006‑05‑30COUNTRIES OF THE WORLDFOR OVER A DECADE STARTING FROM 1807, THIS NATION'S CAPITAL WAS MOVED TO A CITY IN SOUTH AMERICAWHAT IS PORTUGAL?
40492006‑05‑2920th CENTURY AMERICANSENCOURAGED BY RFK TO SEEK PUBLIC OFFICE, HE LEFT THE MARINES AS A COLONEL IN 1965 & WON A SENATE SEAT 9 YEARS LATERWHO IS JOHN GLENN?
40482006‑05‑2620th CENTURY WOMENIN 1964, IN A RARE INTERVIEW, SHE SAID, "ALL I WANT TO BE IS THE JANE AUSTEN OF SOUTH ALABAMA..."WHO IS (NELLE) HARPER LEE?
40472006‑05‑25MILITARY HISTORYLASTING ABOUT A MONTH, IT'S THE BATTLE FOR WHICH THE MOST MARINES EARNED THE MEDAL OF HONORWHAT IS IWO JIMA?
40462006‑05‑24PORT CITIESIT WAS RUSSIA'S THIRD-LARGEST CITY UNTIL IT BECAME THE CAPITAL OF AN INDEPENDENT REPUBLIC IN 1918WHAT IS RIGA?
40452006‑05‑23THE GLOBEIF YOU DIG STRAIGHT THROUGH THE EARTH'S CENTER FROM CANTON, OHIO YOU'LL END UP NOT IN CHINA BUT IN THIS BODY OF WATERWHAT IS THE INDIAN OCEAN?
40442006‑05‑2219th CENTURY AMERICASPRINGS AT WESTON, MO. PROVIDED WATER TO WAGON TRAINS & McCORMICK'S, NOW THE USA's OLDEST CONTIN. OPERATING ONE OF THESEWHAT IS A DISTILLERY?
40432006‑05‑19WORLD LITERATUREIT SAYS, "'O POET... I BEG YOU, THAT I MAY FLEE THIS EVIL & WORSE EVILS, TO LEAD ME...THAT I MAY SEE THE GATEWAY OF SAINT PETER'"WHAT IS "THE DIVINE COMEDY"?
40422006‑05‑18LEGAL TERMSCONGRESS HAS PASSED 2 LAWS NAMED FOR THIS, DEFINED AS INCITING REBELLION: ONE IN 1918 & ONE 120 YEARS EARLIERWHAT IS SEDITION?
40412006‑05‑17BRITISH MONARCHSTHE LAST BRITISH MONARCH WHO WAS NOT THE CHILD OF A MONARCHWHO IS VICTORIA?
40402006‑05‑16SCIENTISTS"AMERICAN PROMETHEUS" IS A BIOGRAPHY OF THIS PHYSICIST WHO DIED IN 1967WHO IS J(ULIUS) ROBERT OPPENHEIMER?
40392006‑05‑15MYTHOLOGYTHE NAME OF THIS MONSTER IS FROM THE GREEK FOR "SHE-GOAT"WHAT IS THE CHIMERA?
40382006‑05‑12ISLANDSDAVIS STRAIT, NAMED FOR A NORTHWEST PASSAGE SEEKER, SEPARATES THESE 2 ISLANDS THAT TOTAL OVER 1 MIL. SQ. MI.WHAT ARE GREENLAND & BAFFIN ISLAND?
40372006‑05‑11HISTORIC NAMESA SILENT MOVIE TITLE INCLUDES THE LAST NAME OF THIS 18th C. STATESMAN & FAVORITE OF CATHERINE THE GREATWHO IS GRIGORY POTEMKIN?
40362006‑05‑10CHARACTERS IN SHAKESPEAREPOET SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE REFERRED TO THE "MOTIVELESS MALIGNITY" OF THIS CHARACTERWHO IS IAGO?
40352006‑05‑09COMPOSING CONTEMPORARIESONE OF 2 HYPHEN- ATED COMPOSERS WHO FLOURISHED IN THE 1870s, ONE WITH "THE MAID OF PSKOV" & ONE WITH "SAMSON ET DALILA"WHO IS NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV OR CAMILLE SAINT-SAENS?
40342006‑05‑08SCIENCETHE SYMBOL OF THIS ELEMENT FIRST ISOLATED IN 1783 COMES FROM ITS GERMAN NAMEWHAT IS TUNGSTEN?
40332006‑05‑05U.S. PRESIDENTSHAD HE LIVED IN ANCIENT GREECE, THIS PRESIDENT WOULD HAVE BEEN CALLED ODYSSEUSWHO IS ULYSSES S. GRANT?
40322006‑05‑04MEMOIRSCHAPTERS IN THIS 1937 MEMOIR INCLUDE "A KIKUYU CHIEF", "WAR-TIME SAFARI" & "OLD KNUDSEN" WHAT IS "OUT OF AFRICA"?
40312006‑05‑03PEOPLE IN SPACEIN 2005, AS THE SHUTTLE DISCOVERY PREPARED FOR LANDING, NASA PLAYED A DEXYS MIDNIGHT RUNNERS SONG IN HER HONORWHO IS EILEEN COLLINS?
40302006‑05‑02WORD HISTORYONE MONGOL TRIBE OR ARMY, IT CAME TO MEAN "A VAST NUMBER" BECAUSE THE FIERCE MONGOL WARRIORS SEEMED SO NUMEROUSWHAT IS A HORDE?
40292006‑05‑01THEATRE 2005THE CONDUCT OF A PRIEST AROUSES SUSPICION IN THIS PLAY THAT WON THE 2005 PULITZER PRIZE FOR DRAMAWHAT IS "DOUBT"?
40282006‑04‑28AFRICAIN NOVEMBER 2005 LEADERS OF SPAIN & FRANCE JOINED IN CELEBRATING THE 50th ANNIVERSARY OF THIS COUNTRY'S INDEPENDENCEWHAT IS MOROCCO?
40272006‑04‑27WOMEN IN HISTORYIN AN 1863 ESSAY HARRIET BEECHER STOWE CALLED THIS WOMAN WHOM SHE HAD MET WITH "THE LIBYAN SIBYL"WHO IS SOJOURNER TRUTH?
40262006‑04‑26LITERARY OBJECTSIN LITERATURE FROM THE 1200s TO TODAY, IT HAS BEEN DEPICTED AS A TYPE OF DISH, A TALISMANIC STONE & A WOMANWHAT IS THE (HOLY) GRAIL?
40252006‑04‑25MOVIE DIRECTORSHE'S THE ONLY PERSON TO DIRECT HIS DAUGHTER & HIS FATHER IN OSCAR-WINNING PERFORMANCESWHO IS JOHN HUSTON?
40242006‑04‑24ROCKS & MINERALSMINES NEAR TICONDEROGA, NEW YORK WERE ONCE THE USA's PRINCIPAL SOURCE FOR THIS 8-LETTER MINERAL WHAT IS (CRYSTALLINE) GRAPHITE?
40232006‑04‑21FAMOUS OBJECTSSHAH JAHAN, RANJIT SINGH & QUEEN VICTORIA ALL POSSESSED A FAMOUS ONE OF WHOSE NAME MEANS "MOUNTAIN OF LIGHT"WHAT IS A DIAMOND?
40222006‑04‑20BOOKSCHAP. 1: "UNTIL ONE MORNING IN MID- NOVEMBER OF 1959, FEW AMERICANS--IN FACT, FEW KANSANS --HAD EVER HEARD OF HOLCOMB"WHAT IS "IN COLD BLOOD"?
40212006‑04‑19WORLD LEADERSIN 1984 HIS GRANDSON SUCCEEDED HIS DAUGHTER TO BECOME HIS COUNTRY'S PRIME MINISTERWHO IS JAWAHARLAL NEHRU?
40202006‑04‑18AMERICAN POLITICIANSIN 2005 HE TOOK HIS FIRST SUBMARINE DIVE SINCE HE LEFT THE NAVY IN 1953, ON A NEW NUCLEAR VESSEL THAT'S NAMED FOR HIMWHO IS JIMMY CARTER?
40192006‑04‑17LEADING MEN1 OF 2 ACTORS WHO HAVE EARNED ACTING ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS IN THE LAST 5 CONSECUTIVE DECADESWHO IS MICHAEL CAINE OR JACK NICHOLSON?
40182006‑04‑14POETSSHE WROTE, "FROM HER BEACON-HAND GLOWS WORLD-WIDE WELCOME; HER MILD EYES COMMAND THE AIR-BRIDGED HARBOR"WHO IS EMMA LAZARUS?
40172006‑04‑13'60s NOVELS' FIRST LINES IT BEGINS, "AMERIGO BONASERA...WAITED FOR JUSTICE; VENGEANCE ON THE MEN WHO HAD SO CRUELLY HURT HIS DAUGHTER"WHAT IS "THE GODFATHER"?
40162006‑04‑12U.S. TERRITORIES5 OF THE 7 ISLANDS THAT MAKE UP THIS U.S. TERRITORY ARE OF VOLCANIC ORIGIN; THE OTHER 2 ARE CORAL ATOLLSWHAT IS AMERICAN SAMOA?
40152006‑04‑11THE EARLY 1900sTHESE 2 NATIONS FOUGHT A WAR ON NEITHER NATION'S SOIL; THE DECISIVE BATTLE CAME AT PRESENT-DAY SHEN-YANGWHAT ARE RUSSIA & JAPAN?
40142006‑04‑10MEMORIALSOPENED IN 2002 IN LOWER MANHATTAN, A MEMORIAL TO THIS 1845-1849 TRAGEDY USED KILKENNY LIMESTONEWHAT IS THE (IRISH) POTATO FAMINE?
40132006‑04‑07TELEVISIONTHE TELEVISION DOCUMENTARY "AMERICA'S FAVORITE NEIGHBOR" WAS A TRIBUTE TO HIMWHO IS MR. (FRED) ROGERS?
40122006‑04‑06BUSINESS & INDUSTRYON JULY 16, 1995 THIS COMPANY MADE ITS FIRST SALE, A SCIENCE TEXTBOOKWHAT IS AMAZON (.COM)?
40112006‑04‑05STATE CAPITALSALPHABETICALLY, THEY'RE THE FIRST 2 STATE CAPITALS NAMED FOR PRESIDENTSWHAT ARE JACKSON & JEFFERSON CITY?
40102006‑04‑04GERMAN AMERICANSHE FAMOUSLY REMARKED, "WE ARE ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN", GIVING WOODWARD & BERNSTEIN THEIR TITLEWHO IS HENRY KISSINGER?
40092006‑04‑03AMERICAN AUTHORSTHE GRANDSON OF A HUMORIST, THE SON OF A CHILDREN'S AUTHOR, HIS FIRST NOVEL IN 1974 WAS A HUGE BESTSELLERWHO IS PETER BENCHLEY?
40082006‑03‑31FAMOUS PHOTOGRAPHSALBERTO KORDA, CASTRO'S OFFICIAL PHOTOG., IS BEST KNOWN FOR AN IMAGE OF THIS MAN SEEN ON COUNTLESS SHIRTS & POSTERSWHO IS ERNESTO "CHE" GUEVARA?
40072006‑03‑30NOTABLE WOMENSHE WAS THE 31st PERSON--& THE FIRST WOMAN-- TO LIE IN STATE OR HONOR IN THE U.S. CAPITOLWHO IS ROSA PARKS?
40062006‑03‑2920th CENTURY THEATERTHIS PLAY ENDS WITH 1 CHARACTER ASKING, "WELL? SHALL WE GO?"; THE OTHER REPLIES, "YES, LET'S GO", BUT THEY DO NOT MOVEWHAT IS "WAITING FOR GODOT"?
40052006‑03‑28POETSTHE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS' 2005 EXHIBIT ON HIM HAD A SECTION TITLED "WOUND DRESSER IN THE CIVIL WAR"WHO IS WALT WHITMAN?
40042006‑03‑27MILITARY HISTORYIN 2005 A SINGLE SAPLING WAS PLANTED AT AN ARMY BARRACKS IN AUSTRALIA TO MARK THE 90th ANNIV. OF THIS BATTLEWHAT IS GALLIPOLI?
40032006‑03‑24HISTORIC NAMESWHEN ALEXANDER HAMILTON & JAMES MONROE NEARLY MET IN A DUEL, THIS MAN INTERCEDED & DEFUSED THE SITUATIONWHO IS AARON BURR?
40022006‑03‑23BRITISH MONARCHSTHE LAST BRITISH KING NOT NAMED GEORGE, WILLIAM OR EDWARD WAS NAMED THISWHAT IS JAMES (II)?
40012006‑03‑22U.S. STATESA POPULAR NICKNAME OF THIS STATE COMES FROM A PLANT, POA PRATENSIS, THAT COVERS THE STATEWHAT IS KENTUCKY?
40002006‑03‑2120th CENTURY LITERATURE"ANNIE" SADILEK, AN IMMIGRANT GIRL FROM BOHEMIA, INSPIRED THE TITLE CHARACTER IN THIS 1918 NOVEL OF THE GREAT PLAINSWHAT IS "MY ANTONIA"?
39992006‑03‑20THE TECHNOLOGY SECTORIF YOU'D INVESTED $84 FOR 4 SHARES OF THIS CO. AT ITS MARCH 13, 1986 IPO, YOU'D HAVE 1,152 SHARES & $30,124.80 AS OF JAN. 1, 2006 WHAT IS MICROSOFT?
39982006‑03‑1720th CENTURY BOOKSCHAPTER I OF THIS BOOK TELLS US: "WORSE THAN THE ORDINARY MISERABLE CHILDHOOD IS THE MISERABLE IRISH CHILDHOOD..."WHAT IS "ANGELA'S ASHES"?
39972006‑03‑16FOOD LORE IN FOOD LORE, THE DESIGN OF THIS TREAT SYMBOLIZES ARMS FOLDED IN PRAYER & THE 3 HOLES STAND FOR THE TRINITYWHAT IS THE PRETZEL?
39962006‑03‑15NATUREFAR FROM THE MAINLAND, HAWAII IS POOR IN NATIVE MAMMALS: IT HAS 2, A TYPE OF SEAL & A TYPE OF THIS, ORDER CHIROPTERAWHAT IS (THE HOARY) BAT?
39952006‑03‑14WORD ORIGINSTHE WORD "TOXIC" COMES FROM THE ANCIENT GREEK FOR THIS WEAPONWHAT IS ARROW?
39942006‑03‑13AMERICAN HISTORYHENRY LAURENS, THOMAS MIFFLIN & RICHARD HENRY LEE WERE PRESIDENTS OF THIS BODY THAT ONLY LASTED FOR ABOUT 15 YEARSWHAT IS THE (2nd) CONTINENTAL CONGRESS?
39932006‑03‑10HISTORIC DOCUMENTSCLAUSE 39 OF THIS READS "NO FREEMAN SHALL BE TAKEN, OR IMPRISONED...EXCEPT BY THE LEGAL JUDGMENT OF HIS PEERS"WHAT IS THE MAGNA CARTA?
39922006‑03‑09ISLANDSDESPITE LANDMINES DATING FROM 1982, PENGUINS USE THESE ISLANDS FOR MATING GROUNDS, BEING TOO LIGHT TO SET THEM OFFWHAT ARE THE FALKLAND ISLANDS?
39912006‑03‑08SHAKESPEAREODDLY ENOUGH, THIS 3-WORD PHRASE IS THE ONLY PHRASE OF LATIN SPOKEN IN THE PLAY "JULIUS CAESAR"WHAT IS "ET TU, BRUTE"?
39902006‑03‑07GEOGRAPHIC NICKNAMESFROM THE 1795 POEM "ERIN": "NOR ONE FEELING OF VENGEANCE PRESUME TO DEFILE/ THE CAUSE, OR THE MEN, OF" THIS PLACEWHAT IS "THE EMERALD ISLE"?
39892006‑03‑06AMERICAN HISTORYTHIS LEGISLATIVE BODY FIRST MET ON MARCH 4, 1789 IN NEW YORK CITY, BUT ONLY 8 OF ITS 22 MEMBERS WERE PRESENTWHAT IS THE (U.S.) SENATE?
39882006‑03‑03AMERICAN LITERATURETHIS 1906 NOVEL SAYS, "NOW & THEN A VISITOR WEPT, TO BE SURE; BUT THIS SLAUGHTERING MACHINE RAN ON, VISITORS OR NO..."WHAT IS "THE JUNGLE"?
39872006‑03‑02THE VICE PRESIDENCYIN THE 20th CENTURY, 2 OF THE 3 MEN WHO SERVED LESS THAN 1 YEAR AS VP BEFORE BECOMING PRESIDENTWHO ARE THEODORE ROOSEVELT, HARRY TRUMAN & GERALD FORD?
39862006‑03‑01WORD ORIGINSTHIS WORD REGARDING INFIDELITY CAME FROM A CERTAIN BIRD LEAVING ITS EGGS IN OTHER NESTS TO BE RAISEDWHAT IS CUCKOLD?
39852006‑02‑28TREES TO HONOR A CHEROKEE LEADER WHO DIED IN 1843, A EUROPEAN BOTANIST PROPOSED THIS NAME FOR A TREEWHAT IS SEQUOIA?
39842006‑02‑27AMERICAN WOMENSHE GAVE HERSELF THE THIRD-PERSON NAME "PHANTOM", THE "NO-PERSON" SHE WAS FROM 19 MONTHS UNTIL SHE WAS ALMOST 7WHO IS HELEN KELLER?
39832006‑02‑24FAMOUS AMERICANSGROWING UP ON A FARM, HENRY FORD DIDN'T "CARE MUCH FOR" THESE..."I NEVER REALLY MADE FRIENDS WITH THEM"WHAT ARE HORSES?
39822006‑02‑23EUROPEAN FICTIONTHIS 1915 STORY SAYS, "HIS NUMEROUS LEGS, WHICH WERE PITIFULLY THIN... WAVED HELPLESSLY BEFORE HIS EYES"WHAT IS "THE METAMORPHOSIS"?
39812006‑02‑22THE SOLAR SYSTEMTHE 2 PLANETS IN OUR SOLAR SYSTEM THAT HAVE ATMOSPHERES MADE UP MOSTLY OF CARBON DIOXIDEWHAT ARE VENUS & MARS?
39802006‑02‑21FAMOUS PAINTERSHIS TWIN DAUGHTERS BOTH MARRIED GENERALS, & HIS PORTRAIT OF ONE OF HIS SONS-IN-LAW IS SEEN HEREWHO IS JACQUES-LOUIS DAVID?
39792006‑02‑20WORLD LEADERSTHE FIRST PRIME MINISTER OF HIS COUNTRY TO BE BORN IN THAT COUNTRY, HE WAS ASSASSINATED IN 1995WHO IS YITZHAK RABIN?
39782006‑02‑17FORMER WORLD CAPITALSIN 1998 CZAR NICHOLAS II & HIS WIFE ALEXANDRA WERE LAID TO REST IN THIS CITYWHAT IS ST. PETERSBURG?
39772006‑02‑16AMERICAN MUSICON DEC. 11, 1987 IT WAS DESIGNATED AS THE NATIONAL MARCH OF THE UNITED STATESWHAT IS "THE STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER"?
39762006‑02‑15LITERARY ANIMALSIN AN 1877 NOVEL, HE TELLS US THAT HE WAS ORIGINALLY CALLED DARKIE, & LATER, OLD CRONYWHO IS BLACK BEAUTY?
39752006‑02‑14NOTABLE AMERICAN WOMENIN 2004 & 2005 THIS FORMER UNIVERSITY PROVOST TOPPED FORBES' LIST OF THE 100 MOST POWERFUL WOMEN IN THE WORLDWHO IS CONDOLEEZZA RICE?
39742006‑02‑13THE 50 STATESSINCE 1776, IT HAS BEEN THE ONLY U.S. STATE TO BE THE MOST POPULOUS STATE FOR MORE THAN A CENTURYWHAT IS NEW YORK?
39732006‑02‑10AMERICANAORIGINALLY BEARDLESS, UNCLE SAM GOT HIS CHIN WHISKERS FROM IMAGES DEPICTING THIS REAL-LIFE MANWHO IS ABRAHAM LINCOLN?
39722006‑02‑09CONGRESSTHE WORD FOR THIS JOB COMES FROM A FOX-HUNTING TERM FOR SOMEONE WHO KEEPS THE HUNTING DOGS FROM STRAYINGWHAT IS (HOUSE MINORITY OR MAJORITY) WHIP?
39712006‑02‑08MILESTONESIN 1994, 25 YEARS AFTER THIS EVENT, 1 PARTICIPANT SAID, "FOR ONE CROWNING MOMENT, WE WERE CREATURES OF THE COSMIC OCEAN"WHAT IS THE MOON LANDING?
39702006‑02‑0720th CENTURY BOOKSIN A CLASSIC BOOK, THIS TITLE PHRASE PRECEDES THE WORDS "WHICH HAD SWEPT THROUGH GEORGIA"WHAT IS "GONE WITH THE WIND"?
39692006‑02‑06FAMOUS SHIPSON DEC. 27, 1831 IT DEPARTED PLYMOUTH, ENGLAND TO MAP THE COASTLINE OF SOUTH AMERICAWHAT IS THE (H.M.S.) BEAGLE?
39682006‑02‑03NOTABLE WOMENIN 1967 DAME CICELY SAUNDERS FOUNDED ST. CHRISTOPHER'S, THE FIRST MODERN ONE OF THESE; IN 2005 SHE DIED THERE WHAT IS A HOSPICE?
39672006‑02‑02CHARACTERS IN 18th CENTURY PLAYSTHIS ENGLISHWOMAN'S NAME COMES FROM THE FRENCH FOR "BADLY SUITED TO THE PURPOSE"WHO IS MRS. MALAPROP?
39662006‑02‑01WAR & PEACEIN 1839 THE FIRST OF SEVERAL WARS BROKE OUT OVER THE TRADE OF AN EXTRACT FROM A FLOWER OF THIS FAMILYWHAT IS THE POPPY (FAMILY)?
39652006‑01‑31PEN NAMESA 20th CENTURY WRITER DERIVED THIS PEN NAME FROM THE PATRON SAINT OF ENGLAND & A RIVER IN SUFFOLKWHO IS GEORGE ORWELL?
39642006‑01‑30WORLD MONEY 2005THIS U.S. SPORTS FIGURE (BORN 1940) BECAME THE ONLY LIVING PERSON EVER ON A SCOTTISH NOTE BESIDES THE QUEEN & HER MUMWHO IS JACK NICKLAUS?
39632006‑01‑27WORLD CAPITALSA 1958 COUP IN THIS CITY ENDED A MONARCHY; 10 YEARS OF POLITICAL TURMOIL FOLLOWED, THEN 35 YEARS OF DICTATORSHIPWHAT IS BAGHDAD?
39622006‑01‑26CIVIL RIGHTSON AUG. 6, 2005 AN ATLANTA MARCH SUPPORTED EXTENDING THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT SIGNED BY THIS PRESIDENTWHO IS LYNDON B. JOHNSON?
39612006‑01‑25WORD ORIGINSTHIS WORD THAT HAS COME TO MEAN "SUDDEN PROSPERITY" MEANS "GOOD WEATHER" IN SPANISHWHAT IS BONANZA?
39602006‑01‑24WORLD HISTORYTHIS PERSON WAS THE REIGNING MONARCH OF GREAT BRITAIN WHEN THE U.S. NATIONAL ANTHEM WAS WRITTENWHO IS GEORGE III?
39592006‑01‑23GEM LORE IN GREEK MYTH THIS GEM WAS "CREATED" BY TEARS OF WINE FROM DIONYSUS THAT STAINED THE QUARTZ STATUE OF A MAIDENWHAT IS AMETHYST?
39582006‑01‑20CURRENT ROYALTYFIRST NAME & NUMBER SHARED BY 2 CURRENT EUROPEAN MONARCHSWHAT IS ALBERT II (OF BELGIUM & OF MONACO)?
39572006‑01‑19HIT SONGSTHIS NO. 1 HIT FROM 1968 WAS PART OF A HIT FILM'S SOUNDTRACK & WAS ORIGINALLY WRITTEN ABOUT ELEANOR ROOSEVELTWHAT IS "MRS. ROBINSON"?
39562006‑01‑18U.S. COMMERCEHUNTINGTON, CONSIDERED THE USA's BUSIEST INLAND PORT & LARGELY SHIPPING COAL, IS ON THIS RIVERWHAT IS THE OHIO?
39552006‑01‑17WOMEN LEADERSIT'S THE WORLD'S MOST POPULOUS COUNTRY WITH A FEMALE HEAD OF GOVERNMENT, KHALEDA ZIAWHAT IS BANGLADESH?
39542006‑01‑16ANCIENT OBJECTSIN I KINGS 8 THERE WAS NOTHING INSIDE IT EXCEPT 2 TABLETS PUT THERE BY MOSESWHAT IS THE ARK OF THE COVENANT?
39532006‑01‑13LITERARY HISTORYMARY ROBERTS RINEHART'S 1930 MYSTERY NOVEL "THE DOOR" TURNED BLAMING THIS CHARACTER INTO A CLICHEWHO IS THE BUTLER?
39522006‑01‑12CLASSIC MOVIE CHARACTERSAPPROPRIATELY, THIS VILLAINOUS MOVIE CHARACTER'S NAME COMES FROM THE DUTCH WORD FOR "FATHER"WHO IS (DARTH) VADER?
39512006‑01‑11NEWSMAKERSIN APRIL 2005, DURING HIS FIRST 2 DAYS ON THE JOB, HE RECEIVED MORE THAN 56,000 E-MAILSWHO IS POPE BENEDICT XVI?
39502006‑01‑10THE U.S. MILITARYESTABLISHED IN 1903, THE OLDEST U.S. MILITARY BASE IN CONTINUOUS USE OUTSIDE OF THE U.S. IS IN THIS COUNTRYWHAT IS CUBA?
39492006‑01‑09BODIES OF WATERTHIS SEA'S SOUTH BOUNDARY IS A LINE FROM THE SOUTHERN TIP OF INDIA TO THE EASTERN TIP OF AFRICAWHAT IS THE ARABIAN SEA?
39482006‑01‑06AFRICAN-AMERICAN ACTRESSESTHE ONLY TIME 3 AFRICAN-AMERICAN WOMEN WERE NOMINATED FOR OSCARS FOR WORK IN THE SAME MOVIE WAS FOR THIS FILM WHAT IS "THE COLOR PURPLE"?
39472006‑01‑05RELIGIOUS PERSONALITIESIN THE 56 YEARS FROM 1948 TO 2004, HE APPEARED 48 TIMES ON THE GALLUP POLL'S ANNUAL "MOST ADMIRED" LISTSWHO IS BILLY GRAHAM?
39462006‑01‑04NEWER WORDS & PHRASESTHE ACADEMIE FRANCAISE HAS OFFICIALLY TRANSLATED IT AS "TOILE D'ARAIGNEE MONDIALE"WHAT IS THE WORLD WIDE WEB?
39452006‑01‑03U.S. CITIESITS NAME INCLUDES THE COUNTY OF WHICH IT'S THE SEAT & THE STATE OF WHICH IT'S THE CAPITALWHAT IS OKLAHOMA CITY?
39442006‑01‑02ANCIENT BIOGRAPHERSBORN AROUND 46 A.D., HE SPENT TIME IN BOTH GREECE & ROME & WROTE TO ENCOURAGE RESPECT BETWEEN THE 2 CULTURESWHO IS PLUTARCH?
39432005‑12‑30RIVERSTHEY'RE THE 2 RIVERS MEETING IN THE PHOTOWHAT ARE THE HUDSON & EAST RIVERS?
39422005‑12‑29SOVIET HISTORYHE DIED IN MOSCOW SEPTEMBER 11, 1971 FOLLOWING NEARLY 7 YEARS OF HOUSE ARRESTWHO IS NIKITA KHRUSHCHEV?
39412005‑12‑28PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING PLAYSTHIS PLAY SAYS, "THEN TRANSFER TO ONE CALLED CEMETERIES AND RIDE SIX BLOCKS AND GET OFF AT-- ELYSIAN FIELDS!"WHAT IS "A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE"?
39402005‑12‑27INVENTORSIN THE 18th CENTURY HE WROTE, "I HAVE ONLY TO MOVE MY EYES UP OR DOWN... TO SEE DISTINCTLY FAR OR NEAR"WHO IS BENJAMIN FRANKLIN?
39392005‑12‑26COMPOSERSHE MOVED TO VIENNA IN 1766; IN 1778 HE PRESENTED HIS NATIVE ITALY WITH THE FIRST OPERA STAGED AT LA SCALAWHO IS ANTONIO SALIERI?
39382005‑12‑23SHAKESPEAREANAA KNIGHT IN "HENRY VI, PART I" WHO FLEES BATTLE TO SAVE HIS LIFE IS AN EARLY VERSION OF THIS GREAT CHARACTERWHO IS (SIR JOHN) FALSTAFF?
39372005‑12‑22ANNUAL EVENTSHENRI DESGRANGE, FOUNDER OF THIS EVENT, CREATED ITS MAILLOT JAUNE, 1st WORN BY EUGENE CHRISTOPHE, RIDING FROM GRENOBLEWHAT IS THE TOUR DE FRANCE?
39362005‑12‑21LINES FROM LINCOLNTHOUGH IT'S NOT ACCURATE, THIS MEANING OF THE WORD "MISSISSIPPI" APPEARS IN ONE OF LINCOLN'S MOST FAMOUS LINESWHAT IS (THE) FATHER OF WATERS?
39352005‑12‑20AMERICAN BUSINESSMENTHIS MAN WHO DIED IN 1984 REMARKED, "WE'RE NOT IN THE HAMBURGER BUSINESS, WE'RE IN SHOW BUSINESS"WHO IS RAY KROC?
39342005‑12‑19TRADEMARKSAS THE RESULT OF A MERGER IN 1999, THIS COMPANY'S TRADEMARKS INCLUDE BOTH A TIGER & PEGASUSWHAT IS EXXONMOBIL?
39332005‑12‑161940s MOVIESTHIS 1942 FILM GAINED GREATER DISTINCTION FOLLOWING A JAN. 1943 MEETING OF ALLIED LEADERS IN ITS TITLE LOCATIONWHAT IS "CASABLANCA"?
39322005‑12‑15ON THE GLOBETHE WAY THIS NATION'S COASTLINE WOULD FIT NEATLY INTO THE GULF OF GUINEA SUPPORTS THE THEORY OF CONTINENTAL DRIFTWHAT IS BRAZIL?
39312005‑12‑14SURNAMESIT'S THE ONLY SURNAME EVER SHARED BY A U.S. PRESIDENT & A BRITISH PRIME MINISTERWHAT IS WILSON?
39302005‑12‑13FACTS ABOUT THE PRESIDENTSHE WAS THE ONLY 20th CENTURY PRESIDENT WHO HAD PREVIOUSLY SERVED AS U.S. HOUSE MINORITY LEADERWHO IS GERALD FORD?
39292005‑12‑1219th CENTURY LITTHIS WORK SAYS, "MAN IS NOT TRULY ONE, BUT TRULY TWO...I LEARNED TO RECOGNIZE THE... PRIMITIVE DUALITY OF MAN"WHAT IS "(THE STRANGE CASE OF) DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE"?
39282005‑12‑0920th CENTURY INNOVATIONSAFTER WATCHING SMOKE EMITTED BY WWI AIRPLANES, MAJOR J.C. SAVAGE DEVELOPED THE TECHNIQUE FOR THISWHAT IS SKYWRITING?
39272005‑12‑08POLITICAL LINGOSENATE RULE 22 GOVERNS THIS; CLINTON CALLED IT "POSTURING TO PROVE...A MINORITY CAN PARALYZE THE FEDERAL GOVT."WHAT IS FILIBUSTER(ING)?
39262005‑12‑0720th CENTURY NOVELSTHIS 1955 NOVEL WAS ORIGINALLY TITLED "THE KINGDOM BY THE SEA", AN ALLUSION TO POE'S "ANNABEL LEE"WHAT IS "LOLITA"?
39252005‑12‑06NAMES OF THE 1930sA FAMOUS 1936 SPEECH BY THIS MAN BEGAN, "AT LONG LAST, I AM ABLE TO SAY A FEW WORDS OF MY OWN"WHO IS EDWARD VIII?
39242005‑12‑05U.S. STATESNOW THE FOURTH LARGEST IN AREA, IT'S THE LARGEST STATE FORMED PRIMARILY FROM THE LOUISIANA PURCHASEWHAT IS MONTANA?
39232005‑12‑021950s MOVIE ENSEMBLESNAME MISSING FROM THIS LIST: WEBBER, BEGLEY, MARSHALL, WARDEN, BALSAM, FIEDLER, KLUGMAN, BINNS, SWEENEY, VOSKOVEC & COBBWHAT IS (HENRY) FONDA?
39222005‑12‑01GEOGRAPHY10 MILLION PEOPLE LIVE IN THIS COUNTRY THAT IS ALMOST BISECTED BY THE SECOND-LONGEST RIVER IN EUROPEWHAT IS HUNGARY?
39212005‑11‑30IN THE ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICATHE LAST FULL 2005 MICROPEDIA ARTICLE ABOUT A PERSON IS ON THE RUSSIAN- BORN MAN FAMED AS AN INVENTOR OF THIS IN THE 1920sWHAT IS TELEVISION?
39202005‑11‑29SPORTS HISTORY