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The LoJack Recovery system is used to locate what?
Stolen cars
In the 1981 Stephen King novel Cujo, what is Cujo?
Dog
What substance gives Lava brand soap its abrasive quality?
Pumice
Burt Reynolds's rocky five-year marriage to what sitcom actress ended in 1993?
Loni Anderson
Which of these devices is designed primarily to play music?
iPod
The Bay of Pigs is located on the southwestern coast of what country?
Cuba
The TV network Univision broadcasts programming in what language?
Spanish
An epidural is a type of anesthesia involving an injection into what part of the body?
Spine
An army unit that fights on horseback is called what?
Cavalry
In math, which of these keyboard symbols is often used to represent the multiplication sign?
Asterisk
On food labels the abbreviation "DV" stands for "Daily" what?
Value
In the 1960's TV series "Giget" the title character often takes part in which of these actitvies?
Surfing
A car's taillights are typically what color?
Red
The abbreviation 'rpm', often used in auto racing stands for what "per minute'?
Revolutions
In 1972, Mark Spitz won a record 7 gold medals in what sport?
Swimming
Penicillin, an antibacterial medication, is found naturally in what type of living organism?
Mold
Which of the following is a type of coniferous tree?
Pine
Rock star Ozzy Osbourne bills himself as the "Prince of" what?
Darkness
CNN's world headquarters is located in what city?
Atlanta, GA
A US dollar is approximately 2.6 inches high and how many inches long?
6
Which of these US institutions is considered part of the legislative branch?
Founded in London in 1744 Souteby’s is a famous what?
Auction House
Where on the human body would you find a layer of tissue called dermis?
Skin
The U.S. Naval Academy is located in what Maryland city?
Annapolis
Father Edward Flanagan is best known for founding a children's shelter named what?
Boys Town
Since 2,000, Jared Fogle has served as a pitchman for what fast food chain?
Subway
Which of these words is commonly used as a conjunction?
And
The McOz Burger is a popular McDonald's item sold in which of these countries?
Australia
According to a popular TV ad campaign, "Mama's got the power of" what household brand?
Clorox
What sign of the Zodiac gets its name from a Latin word meaning "water carrier"?
Aquarius
In the British navy abbreviation "HMS", the "M" stands for what?
Majesty's
"Pocket bread" is another name for which of these kinds of bread?
Pita
According to its slogan, the New York Times provides "All the News That's Fit to" what?
Print
According to a famous quotation, "fools rush in where" who "fear to tread"?
Angels
What is the main setting of Stephen King’s novel "The Shining"?
Hotel
What advertizing icon retired in 1997 shortly after the FTC brought charges against its use?
Joe Camel
In a 1974 hit song ABBA compares a romantic relationship to what famous battles?
Waterloo
On what TV game show do contestants risk money on "Daily Double" questions?
Jeopardy!
A 1970s ad campaign for what product featured the line "I can't believe I ate the whole thing"?
Alka-Seltzer
The small Styrofoam pieces used as packing material are commonly called what?
Peanuts
The Classic TV series Three’s Company is set in what U.S. State?
California
A standard deck of playing cards features how many cards of each suit?
13
The expression "Bon Chance" is French for what?
Good Luck
Famous explorer Marco Polo was from what European city?
Venice
"It's alive! It's alive!" is a famous quotation from what classic monster movie?
Frankenstein
A scythe is a tool that is designed to do which of the following?
Cut Crops
On the TV series Friends, what character has a mean twin sister named Ursula?
Phoebe
An ensign is a low level officer in which of these branches of the US military?
Navy
William Masters and Virginia Johnson are best known for their pioneering studies on what subject?
Human Sexuality
The state of Georgia was named after the king of what country?
England
Which of these kinds of clothing is most likely to feature a tartan pattern?
Kilt
In the song "Happy Birthday," the phrase "Happy Birthday" is traditionally sung how many times?
4
What 1980's movie popularized the fashion trend of wearing sweatshirts 'off the shoulder'?
Flashdance
In MGM's classic Tom and Jerry cartoons, Tom is a what?
Cat
What Aesop fable features the moral "Liars are not believed even when they tell the truth"?
The Boy Who Cried Wolf
A "blitz" is a maneuver in what sport?
Football
In a famous 1858 speech, Abraham Lincoln said, "A house divided against itself cannot" do what?
Stand
In baseball, a "base on balls" is commonly referred to as a what?
Walk
According to a long running ad campaign, "R-O-L-A-I-D-S spells" what?
Relief
In a famous line from Shakespeare, what emotion is called the "green-eyed monster'?
Jealousy
Until it adopted the Euro, Italy's official currency was what?
Lira
In 1988, actress Robin Givens began her brief marriage to what athlete?
Mike Tyson
A famous Changing of the Guards ceremony occurs in front of which of these London landmarks?
Buckingham Palace
A person has how many biological great-grandparents?
Eight
Since 2,000, what company's ads have featured the song "Zoom-Zoom-Zoom"?
Mazda
In the quarterfinals of a sports tournament, how many teams are normally still in the competition?
Eight
The 1962 movie "The Miracle Worker" is based on the life of which of these famous women?
Helen Keller
A Crayola color since 1949, periwinkle is a shade of what color?
Blue
In auto racing, what flag is waved when someone crosses the finish line?
Checkered
Manilla paper shares its name with the capital of what Asian Country?
Phillippines
What state's capital is the Mile High City?
Colorado
In Chicago's song "Saturday in the Park," what day is it?
4th of July
In a popular ad campaign, Pepsi claimed to be "The Choice of a New" what?
Generation
What kind of juice is commonly used to make a Bloody Mary?
Tomato
According to a popular song, who lives in “a land called Honah Lee”?
Puff the Magic Dragon
Named after a section of the Internal Revenue Code, 401(k) plans encourage saving for what?
Retirement
In humans the gengivae are more commonly known by what name?
Gums
Davey Jones Locker is an old fashioned term for which of the following?
Bottom of the Ocean
The TV series the Muppet Show frequently features a sketch called Pigs in what?
Space
A stein is a type of mug used to serve which of the following?
Beer
Which of the following is not a type of medical image or record?
Epigram
Introduced in 1908, Rolex is an expensive brand of what?
Watch
In 1985, what actress gave a famous Academy Award speech in which she said, "you like me!"?
Sally Field
Malaria is an infectious disease transmitted by what type of insect?
Mosquito
A periodontist is a doctor who specializes in treating which of the following?
Gum Disease
At the 2002 Winter Olympics, 16-year-old Sarah Hughes won a surprise gold medal in what sport?
Figure Skating
Matzo is a kind of unleavened bread eaten during a major holiday of what religion?
Judaism
In 1955 brothers Henry and Richard Bloch founded a now famous business that specialized in what?
Preparing tax returns
What artist created a famous series of painting titled "Campbell’s Soup Cans"?
Andy Warhol
What do the letters RC stand for in RC Cola?
Royal Crown
According to a title of a popular song from the musical 'Gypsy', "Everything is Coming Up" what?
Roses
In 1995, the Million Man March took place in what U.S. city?
Washington, D.C.
The Mel Gibson movie "The Patriot" is set during what war?
American Revolution
Which of these magazines shares its name with a popular type of coctkail?
Cosmopolitan
During the 2,000 election, what U.S. state had 54 Electoral College votes, more than any other state?
California
After the 1957 season, the Brooklyn Dodgers made a historic move to what U.S. city?
Los Angeles
Which of these movie critics usually concludes with either a thumbs up or thumbs down?
Roger Ebert
What famous aviator’s plane Sprit of St. Louis hangs in the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum?
Charles Lindbergh
In Spanish, the word 'Senora' is usually used to address whom?
Married women
According to a popular children's song, "Mama's little baby loves" what?
Short'nin' bread
Which of these legal documents is also known as a testament?
Will
What Internet provider's users are often met with the greeting "You've got mail"?
AOL
In Mexican restaurants, which of these beans is traditionally used to make refried beans?
Pinto
The TV movie "Return to Mayberry" reunited the cast of what classic series?
The Andy Griffith Show
Which of these national parks contains large areas of swamp lands?
Everglades
The famous newspaper founded by Mary Baker Eddy in 1908 is named the "Christian Science" what?
Monitor
In 1995, who founded the Reform party as an alternative to the Democratic and Republican parties?
Ross Perot
In 1924, who teamed up with Richard Simon to establish a world-famous publishing house?
Max Schuster
When referring to a common type of investment "CD" stands for "certificate of" what?
Deposit
In 2001, Juan Valdez was retired as the fictional spokesman for what country's coffee?
Colombia
General George S. Patton was nicknamed "Old Blood and" what?
Guts
Students in "ESL" classes are typically learning what subject?
English
What branch of philosophy deals primarily with the concept of beauty in nature and art?
Aesthetics
What doctor's book, "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" has sold over 50 million copies?
Benjamin Spock
The T in the U.S. Agency abbreviaton "FTC" stands for what?
Trade
Tourists must pay 960 rupees to visits which of these famous landmarks?
Taj Mahal
On a standard die, the opposite sides always add up to what number?
Seven
What does the M stand for in the test MCAT?
Medical
On a piano keyboard how many white keys make up an octave?
8
Holden Caulfield is the main character in what 20th century novel?
The Catcher in the Rye
In the classic TV ad for Oscar Mayer bologna a little boy signs the famous jingle while doing what?
Fishing
Beethoven’s famous Piano Sonata No. 14 in C Sharp minor is better known by what name?
Moonlight Sonata
What word is often used as a mnemonic to help kids remember the names of the Great Lakes?
HOMES
What fairy tale character is put under a spell after eating a poison apple?
Snow White
The World of Coca Cola Museum is located in what U.S. City?
Atlanta
What singer made her feature film debut as Foxy Cleopatra in "Austin Powers in Goldmember"?
Beyonce Knowles
What does the "h" stand for in the insurance abbreviation HMO?
Health
Soviet leader Joseph Stalin's surname is Russian for "man of" what?
Steel
Cheesy Bread and Cinnastix are popular side orders available at what fast food chain?
Domino’s
Which of these kinds of peas are usually eaten while still in the pod?
Snow peas
In 1990, who teamed up with Kix Brooks to become one of country music's biggest-selling duos?
Ronnie Dunn
A margarita is traditionally made with the juice of what fruit?
Lime
The term "break point" is from which of these sports?
Tennis
Founded in 1976, Habitat for Humanity is a volunteer organization best known for doing what?
Building Houses
The Garden State is the nickname of what U.S. State?
New Jersey
A blindfolded woman carrying a scale is traditionally used to represent which of these concepts?
Justice
In the classic TV ads, what was the usual answer to the question "Pardon me, but do you have any Grey Poupon?"
But of course
Sherpas are a people known for their ability to lead treks through what mountains?
Himalayas
Which of the following is not the name of a geometric figure?
Paragon
Which of these magazines is not published weekly?
Good Housekeeping
In the U.S., Veterans Day occurs on the eleventh of what month?
November
In 1988, Michael Dukakis ran for U.S. president while serving as governor of what state?
Massachusetts
Since 1846, the A.T. Cross Company has specialized in making high-end what?
Writing instruments
In real estate lingo, "half bath" usually refers to a bathroom that does not have which of the following?
Shower
What hotel chain is named after a 1952 movie starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire?
Holiday Inn
In a hit single, Prince sings about what kind of "Little Red" car?
Corvette
What is the term for the amount that remains when one number is subtracted from another?
Difference
According to its classic ads, what company's repairman is "the loneliest guy in town"?
Maytag
Which of these words is an example of onomatopoeia?
Buzz
In 1956, actress Grace Kelly married Prince Ranier III of what European principality?
Monaco
A successful attack on Fort Sumter was the opening engagement of what war?
American Civil War
In photography, what adjective is often used to describe a photo that is out of focus?
Soft
In 2002, model-turned-activist Heather Mills married what rock legend at a remote Irish castle?
Paul McCartney
NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg is the founder of a company specializing in what kind of information?
Financial data
What does the "L" stand for in the union name "AFL-CIO"?
Labor
Pop diva Annie Lennox was a founding member of what 1980s rock group?
Eurythmics
In the card game blackjack, a face card is worth how many points?
10
In a car, which of these parts is connected directly to the muffler?
Tailpipe
Before it was returned to China in 1997, Hong Kong was a colony of what?
United Kingdom
In the Bible, who loses his strength after his hair gets cut short?
Samson
A classic Chiquita banana jingle warns, "You should never put bananas" where?
In the refrigerator
The headquarters of the FBI is named after what former official?
J. Edgar Hoover
In grammar, sentences are divided into two parts, subjects and what?
Predicates
On "The Tonight Show," Johnny Carson often played a character named "Carnac the" what?
Magnificent
A patisserie specializes in selling what?
Pastries
What explorer journeyed to the Americas in search of a "fountain of youth"?
Ponce de Leon
What early European explorer is best known for the accounts of his travels in China?
Marco Polo
Since 1986, John McCain has represented what state in the U.S. Senate?
Arizona
A famous WWII battle site, Iwo Jima is an island of what country?
Japan
A popular ad campaign for Lubriderm skin care lotions features what animal?
Alligator
Which of these companies' logos features a red-haired girl with pigtails?
Wendy’s
In the play Romeo and Juliet, Juliet says "a" what "by any other name would smell as sweet"?
Rose
Which of these keys on a standard keyboard is traditionally typed using the thumb?
Space bar
Who is President George W. Bush's press secretary?
Ari Fleischer
In the Northern Hemisphere, the longest day of the year occurs during what month?
June
Which of the following fast-food restaurants is known for its square-shaped hamburger patties?
Wendy’s
In her 2002 hit single, what singer claims she's "not a girl, not yet a woman"?
Britney Spears
The name of the city Baton Rouge is a French phrase meaning what?
Red stick
Since 1934, the U.S. president has usually given the State of the Union address in what month?
January
American robins' eggs are usually what color?
Blue
In 1996, scientists successfully created the sheep clone "Dolly" in a laboratory near what city?
Edinburgh, Scotland
On June 30, 2002, the U.S. Postal Service raised the price of a First-Class stamp from 34 cents to what?
37 cents
In the classic children's game "Hungry Hungry Hippos," what do the hippos eat?
Marbles
In India, snake charmers traditionally charm what kind of snakes into dancing?
Cobras
The show business question "Will it play in Peoria?" refers to a town in what U.S. state?
Illinois
Who was the only U.S. president to serve more than two terms in office?
Franklin Roosevelt
What TV show features a regular segment called "Jay Walking"?
The Tonight Show
On the classic TV series "The Addams Family," what character is completely covered in hair?
Cousin It
In the 1969 movie "The Love Bug," what is the name of the Volkswagen Beetle?
Herbie
In the opening sequence of the TV series "The Brady Bunch," who appears in the top center square?
Carol
The name of the popular card game "Uno" means "one" in which of these languages?
Spanish
What organ in the body secretes gastric juice?
Stomach
What comic book superhero often travels in an invisible plane?
Wonder Woman
French, Spanish and Italian are all classified as what type of languages?
Romance
In what sport does each player carry a long-handled stick with a weblike pouch at the end?
Lacrosse
Knots are units traditionally used to measure the speed of what?
Ships
What '60s pop tune begins "Everybody's doin' a brand-new dance, now"?
The Loco-Motion
The auditory nerve connects the brain to what part of the body?
Ears
In a fable by Aesop, who proves that "slow and steady wins the race"?
Tortoise
The Publisher's Clearing House Sweepstakes began in 1967 as a promotion for selling what?
Magazine subscriptions
The post-WWII hostility between the U.S. and the Soviet Union is commonly known by what name?
Cold War
In an ongoing campaign by PETA, celebrities claim, "I'd rather go naked than wear" what?
Fur
Introduced in 1975, the Sony Betamax was an unsuccessful format for what electronic device?
VCR
Brothers Dennis, Carl and Brian Wilson were founding members of what pop band?
The Beach Boys
The hit theme song from the 1982 movie "Rocky III" is titled "Eye of the" what?
Tiger
In 1994, Nelson Mandela became the president of what African country?
South Africa
A car equipped with a Supplemental Restraint System is equipped with which of these features?
Air bags
What disease was once commonly known as "infantile parasylis"?
Polio
Brigitte Nielsen became a household name when she married what action star in the 1980s?
Sylvester Stallone
"Boss" Hogg was the county commissioner of what fictional TV locale?
Hazzard County
What U.S. state is known as "The Empire State"?
New York
Since 1980, what breath freshener has billed itself as "the 1 1/2 calorie breath mint"?
Tic Tac
What TV personality is known for his trademark suspenders?
Larry King
What is the financial term for property that is used to secure a loan?
Collateral
Found in the human body, glucose is a form of what substance?
Sugar
More than half the world's population lives on what continent?
Asia
Which of these bathroom products is likely to feature the ADA Seal of Acceptance?
Toothpaste
Which of these expressions is an example of an oxymoron?
Living dead
On the TV series "Seinfeld," who lives in the apartment across from Jerry's?
Kramer
From 1982 to 1989, C. Everett Koop held what position in the U.S. government?
Surgeon General
According to an old saying, "Possession is nine-tenths of the" what?
Law
By definition, a translucent object allows what to pass through it?
Light
Boston's Bull & Finch Pub was the inspiration for what popular TV sitcom's setting?
Cheers
Since it was founded in 1946, the Sony Corporation has been headquartered in what city?
Tokyo
Which of these styles of pants is most likely to leave the ankle exposed?
Capri pants
"You could learn a lot from a dummy" is a line from a TV public service campaign about what?
Car safety
In a 1996 hit single, the Monkees tell you to take the "Last Train to" where?
Clarksville
What kind of teeth are normally last to develop in the human mouth?
Molars
Flouride is often added to drinking water in order to prevent what?
Cavities
Electrolysis is a common procedure used to remove what from the body?
Hair
Legendary performer Ella Fitzgerald is nicknamed the "First lady of" what?
Song
What type of celestial body is often described as having a head and a tail?
Comet
Which of the following is a homophone of the word "right"?
Write
In the Bible, God reveals himself to Moses in the form of what?
Burning Bush
What fictional character disobeys his mother by sneaking into Mr. McGregor's garden?
Peter Rabbit
What classic fairy tale features a witch whose house is made of gingerbread?
Hansel and Gretel
What is the name of the substance that makes up the hard outer surface of a human tooth?
Enamel
Since 1960, Mr. Blackwell has compiled a famous annual list of what kind of celebrities?
Worst-dressed
Which of the following is often advertised as having a low APR?
Credit Card
In ads for a collect call service, Alyssa Milano and Mr. T urge us to "save a" what?
Buck or Two
What does the "R" stand for in the military acronym "ROTC"?
Reserve
According to a popular saying, what object is "mightier than the sword"?
The Pen
Signed in 1955, the Warsaw Pact was named for the capital of what European nation?
Poland
A shank is a cut of meat taken from what part of an animal?
Leg
A popular European fashion label is named "United Colors of" what?
Benetton
What TV chef often encourages his viewers to "kick it up a notch"?
Emeril Lagasse
What was the nickname of silent film star Roscoe Arbuckle?
Fatty
A university's classics department usually teaches which of these languages?
Greek
The ruble is the basic currency unit of which of these countries?
Russia
The famous conjoined twins Chang and Eng were born in 1811 in what Asian Kingdom?
Siam

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