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Trivia #137464


Airdate:
2011-11-17

Difficulty:
600

Question:
1987: "Touch of Grey"
Answer:
The Grateful Dead

Trivia #137465


Airdate:
2011-11-17

Difficulty:
600

Question:
This king who died in 1750 B.C. left a code dealing with family laws, loans, debts & even witchcraft
Answer:
Hammurabi

Trivia #137466


Airdate:
2011-11-17

Difficulty:
600

Question:
Fetching $3.6 million at auction, the "Molitor" is a violin he made in 1697
Answer:
Stradivarius

Trivia #137467

Category:
"fun" in

Airdate:
2011-11-17

Difficulty:
600

Question:
A strict, often literal adherent to a faith's tenets & practices
Answer:
fundamentalism

Trivia #137468

Category:
acapulco

Airdate:
2011-11-17

Difficulty:
600

Question:
Acapulco is famous for this daring activity at La Quebrada
Answer:
cliff diving

Trivia #137469

Category:
airships

Airdate:
2011-11-17

Difficulty:
800

Question:
This insurance company operates 2 full-time blimps, Snoopy One & Snoopy Two
Answer:
MetLife

Trivia #137470


Airdate:
2011-11-17

Difficulty:
800

Question:
1978:"Dust in the Wind"
Answer:
Kansas

Trivia #137471


Airdate:
2011-11-17

Difficulty:
800

Question:
Doric columns, like at the Parthenon, had 16-20 grooves; these more slender columns at the nearby Erechtheum usually had 24
Answer:
Ionic

Trivia #137472


Airdate:
2011-11-17

Difficulty:
800

Question:
Go ahead & splurge on a private island; Bird Cay is just $14 million & 30 minutes from Nassau in these islands
Answer:
the Bahamas

Trivia #137473

Category:
"fun" in

Airdate:
2011-11-17

Difficulty:
800

Question:
An official dinner, or a mathematical variable with a specified relation to another one
Answer:
a function

Trivia #137474

Category:
acapulco

Airdate:
2011-11-17

Difficulty:
800

Question:
He spent his last days in Acapulco but died in flight on his private plane back to Houston in 1976
Answer:
Howard Hughes

Trivia #137475

Category:
airships

Airdate:
2011-11-17

Difficulty:
None

Question:
He began construction of his first airship in June 1898 in a wooden hangar on Lake Constance
Answer:
(Count) Zeppelin

Trivia #137476


Airdate:
2011-11-17

Difficulty:
1000

Question:
2006:"White & Nerdy"
Answer:
"Weird Al" Yankovic

Trivia #137477


Airdate:
2011-11-17

Difficulty:
1000

Question:
The 1st inscription on this 1799 discovery is in hieroglyphics, the 2nd in everyday Egyptian & the 3rd in Greek
Answer:
the Rosetta Stone

Trivia #137478


Airdate:
2011-11-17

Difficulty:
1000

Question:
He had more than 300 field animals in his private zoo at his San Simeon estate
Answer:
(William Randolph) Hearst

Trivia #137479

Category:
"fun" in

Airdate:
2011-11-17

Difficulty:
1000

Question:
It's a cable-operated railway going up a hillside
Answer:
a funicular

Trivia #137480

Category:
acapulco

Airdate:
2011-11-17

Difficulty:
1000

Question:
Several of this artist's last murals were painted at the Acapulco estate of his friend Dolores Olmedo
Answer:
(Diego) Rivera

Trivia #137481

Category:
let's take a bath

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
200

Question:
The waiting room of NYC's old Penn Station was inspired by the Baths of Caracalla built in the 3rd century in this city
Answer:
Rome

Trivia #137482


Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
200

Question:
Neros,Empress Court
Answer:
Caesars Palace

Trivia #137483

Category:
in the "house"

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
200

Question:
The name of this enclosure for growing things out of season tells you it's kept warm
Answer:
a hothouse

Trivia #137484

Category:
gilligan's island

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
200

Question:
The island seen in the credits of "Gilligan's Island" is in Kaneohe Bay near this most populous Hawaiian island
Answer:
Oahu

Trivia #137485

Category:
friezes

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
200

Question:
A frieze that once adorned the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus shows Greeks battling these warrior women
Answer:
the Amazons

Trivia #137486

Category:
thaws

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
200

Question:
In 2009 the President spoke of "a new beginning" with this nearby island nation
Answer:
Cuba

Trivia #137487

Category:
let's take a bath

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
400

Question:
In the late 1700s this American statesman brought the shoe-shaped slipper bathtub back from France
Answer:
Benjamin Franklin

Trivia #137488


Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
400

Question:
Eiffel Tower Restaurant,Le Provencal
Answer:
Paris

Trivia #137489

Category:
in the "house"

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
400

Question:
John Zenor was a longtime keeper of one of these towers at Yaquina Head on the Oregon Coast
Answer:
a lighthouse

Trivia #137490

Category:
gilligan's island

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
400

Question:
This tour boat was named for the chairman of the FCC who called television "a vast wasteland"
Answer:
the Minnow

Trivia #137491

Category:
friezes

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
400

Question:
Asked why his frieze showed 14 of these followers of Jesus, sculptor Jorge Oteiza said, "There was no room for more"
Answer:
the disciples (or apostles)

Trivia #137492

Category:
thaws

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
400

Question:
On July 11, 1995 President Clinton announced normalization of relations with this Southeast Asian country
Answer:
Vietnam

Trivia #137493

Category:
let's take a bath

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
600

Question:
In Istanbul you can visit a hammam, this kind of place, where Franz Liszt & Tony Curtis also got clean
Answer:
a Turkish bath

Trivia #137494


Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
600

Question:
Canaletto,Valentino
Answer:
the Venetian

Trivia #137495

Category:
in the "house"

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
600

Question:
In "Sing a Song of Sixpence", it's where "the king was"
Answer:
the counting house

Trivia #137496

Category:
gilligan's island

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
600

Question:
For the second season, the theme song was changed to include "The Professor and" this Kansas girl
Answer:
Mary Ann

Trivia #137497

Category:
friezes

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
600

Question:
A temple frieze at Kailasanatha depicts a battle from "The Mahabharata", an ancient epic from this country
Answer:
India

Trivia #137498

Category:
thaws

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
None

Question:
A brief thaw in the icy chill of Soviet repression is named for this Russian leader who took power in 1953
Answer:
Nikita Khrushchev

Trivia #137499

Category:
let's take a bath

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
800

Question:
Sodium sesquicarbonate is one chemical sold as the soothing additions called "bath" these compounds
Answer:
salts

Trivia #137500


Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
800

Question:
The Steakhouse at Camelot,Round Table Buffet
Answer:
Excalibur

Trivia #137502

Category:
gilligan's island

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
800

Question:
In the episode "Gilligan Meets Jungle Boy", the Jungle Boy was this future "Escape from New York" star
Answer:
(Kurt) Russell

Trivia #137503

Category:
friezes

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
800

Question:
Because it depicts the official counting of Roman citizens, an ancient relief is known as this frieze
Answer:
a census

Trivia #137504

Category:
thaws

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
800

Question:
In 2006 Iraq agreed to restore ties with this northwestern neighbor, an ally of Iran
Answer:
Syria

Trivia #137505

Category:
let's take a bath

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
1000

Question:
The earliest known surviving bathtub dates back to 1700 B.C. & was used in the Palace of Knossos on this island
Answer:
Crete

Trivia #137506


Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
1000

Question:
Roxy's Diner,Top of the World
Answer:
the Stratosphere

Trivia #137507

Category:
in the "house"

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
1000

Question:
The New York Times said about Peter Luger, "No other steakhouse serves" one of these "so breathtaking"
Answer:
a porterhouse (steak)

Trivia #137508

Category:
gilligan's island

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
1000

Question:
This socialite's maiden name was Wentworth
Answer:
Mrs. Howell

Trivia #137509

Category:
friezes

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
1000

Question:
An RAF veteran poses with a life-size frieze at the London memorial to this pivotal 1940 battle
Answer:
the Battle of Britain

Trivia #137510

Category:
thaws

Airdate:
2011-11-16

Difficulty:
1000

Question:
This 13-letter word for the reestablishment of good relations is apt when France makes up, as with Rwanda in 2009
Answer:
rapprochement

Trivia #137511


Airdate:
2011-11-15

Difficulty:
200

Question:
This threatened national symbol is thriving in areas protected by the Forest Service, like Washington's Skagit River
Answer:
bald eagle

Trivia #137512


Airdate:
2011-11-15

Difficulty:
200

Question:
This 5-word line from the film was voted the fifth-greatest movie quote of all time by the American Film Institute
Answer:
"Here\'s looking at you, kid"

Trivia #137513

Category:
ancient wisdom

Airdate:
2011-11-15

Difficulty:
200

Question:
"The Frog and the Ox" by this fabulist says, "Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction"
Answer:
Aesop

Trivia #137514

Category:
name the city

Airdate:
2011-11-15

Difficulty:
200

Question:
Roger Williams National Memorial
Answer:
Providence