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Q: When was the cotton gin invented?

A: Eli Whitney invented it in 1793, patented it in 1794.

Q: Which country is the smallest of the Scandinavian countries?

A: Denmark

Q: What celebrity holds the world record for clapping?

A: Vanna White.

Q: What is the best selling baby food (flavor) in Japan?

A: Sardine.

Q: What day of the week would you be most likely to have a heart attack?

A: Monday, because that is when the work week starts.

Q: What company originally introduced the Slurpee?

A: 7-Eleven.

Q: What color is Polar Bear skin?

A: Black.

Q: What disease is carried by ticks on deer?

A: Lyme disease or Rocky Moutain spotted fever.

Q: When McDonald's first opened what was the price of a hamburger?

A: The price of a hamburger was 15 cents.  On a side note:
 a new McDonald's restaurant is opened every three
 hours and 2/3 of those are not in the U.S.

Q: Which sport uses stones and a house?

A: Curling.

Q: How many haypennies would it take to make $5.00?

A: 1000 haypennies would make $5.00.

Q: Who was the second President of the United States?

A: John Adams.

Q: What is the third largest city, by population, in the United States?

A: Chicago.

Q: What color is the metal tin if it is in powder form?

A: Black.

Q: What is the heaviest breed of dog?

A: St. Bernard.

Q: Andy Warhol said, "In the future, everyone will be what for fifteen minutes."?

A: Famous.

Q: In what year did George W. Bush get a D.U.I.?

A: It was 1976, in the state of Maine. 

Q: Kentucky Fried Chicken is known for using how many herbs and spices?

A: The chicken is known for having 11 herbs and spices.

Q: Who was the first man to walk on the moon?

A: Neil Armstrong (Good luck Mr. Gorsky.)

Q: Who went looking for the fountain of youth in Florida?

A: Ponce de León.

Q: "Bet you can't eat just one" was the slogan for what company?

A: The slogan is for Lay's potato chips, but the answer is Frito Lay, the company that owns Lay's.
  We suppose that we asked the question awkwardly and both would qualify as correct.

Q: What brand name, found in grocery stores, means "you're welcome" in Italian?

A: Prego is the brand.

Q: What is the capital of Canada?

A: Ottawa is the capital of Canada.

Q: The Orlando Breakers was a football team on what TV show?

A: Coach.

Q: What is the largest shark in the world?

A: The whale shark.

Q: On the TV show "The Simpsons", what is the name of Chief Wiggum's son?

A: His name is Ralph Wiggum and he is our favorite character.

Q: What is the name of the cartoon mascot for Kellogg's Frosted Flakes?

A: His name is Tony the Tiger, he's Grrrreat!

Q: Who "discovered" gravity?

A: Sir Isaac Newton

Q: Goldie Hawn, John F. Kennedy, Jr., Pete Sampras and Al Gore were all born in what city?

A: Washington D.C.

Q: In 1920, Socialist Eugene Debs received 920,000 votes for U.S. President even though he ran his entire campaign from where?

A: He ran his campaign from jail.

Q: "Diddle for the middle" is a slang expression which can start what game?

A: Darts.

Q: What is the third most popular last name in the U.S.?

A: Williams is the third most popular, check this out!

Q: How fast do birds have to fly to stay aloft, the average minimal speed in miles per hour?

A: About 11 miles per hour or 16 1/2 feet per second.

Q: What is the most common color of bingo dabber?

A: Purple is the favorite color to mark bingo numbers, according to dabber suppliers.

Q: What does the distinguished title HRH stand for?

A: It stands for His/Her Royal Highness.

Q: What year did President Reagan get shot in an attempted assassination?

A: It happened in 1981.

Q: How many languages could Cleopatra speak?

A: She spoke nine different languages! 

Q: What is the only living part of the human body (not hair or fingernails) that has no blood supply? (not bones or teeth either)

A: The cornea does not have a blood supply, instead it receives oxygen through the air.

Q: What is the best selling candy bar in the U.S.?

A: The Snickers bar.

Q: Why do they have circular staircases in firehouses?

A: So that the horses that pulled the fire wagons (in olden times) wouldn't climb up to the next floor.

Q: What baseball hat (what team) did Tom Selleck wear in the TV show Magnum P.I.?

A: It is a Detroit Tigers baseball hat.

Q: From above (looking down on it), what shape does a rainbow take?

A: It is a circle.

Q: What is the most popular variety of apple in the U.S.?

A: In the U.S., the Red Delicious is the most popular variety.

Q: Approximately how many Easter cards are purchased in the U.S. each year?

A: Approximately 165 million each year. 

Q: When do cows start giving milk?

A: A cow first gives milk after the birth of its first calf.

Q: In France, what year did women win the right to vote?

A: Women in France did not get the right to vote until 1944!

Q: An Oak tree begins producing acorns at what age?

A: It takes at least 50 years.

Q: In computing, what does RAM stand for?

A: Random Access Memory.

Q: All birds raise their lower eyelid to blink except one; which drops its upper eyelid instead?

A: Owls.

Q: Which four states in the U.S. have active volcanoes?

A: Washington, Hawaii, California, and Alaska.

Q: What company was given a zip code (12345)?

A: General Electric, it is in Schenectady, NY. 

Q: What kind of fish do beavers like to eat most?

A: Beavers do not eat fish they eat plants and some tree bark.

Q: On average how many peas are in a peapod?

A: Each pod on average has eight peas.

Q: When held in front of a mirror upside down, what does DIOXIDE spell out?

A: It spells DIOXIDE, isn't that cool.

Q: In 1910 this famous magician was the first person to pilot a plane in Australia, can you name him?

A: Harry Houdini.

Q: Donald Duck cartoons were nearly banned in Finland because of what?

A: Because he was not wearing any pants.

Q: What is the most carnivorous of all bear breeds?

A: The polar bear.

Q: What was the first city in the world to reach a population of 1,000,000?

A: It happened in Rome, Italy in 133 B.C.

Q: How did author Edgar Allan Poe get expelled from West Point?

A: He showed up at a parade in his birthday suit.

Q: Where was the first pizzeria in the U.S. opened (which city)?

A: The city so nice they named it twice- New York, New York.  It opened in 1905 at 53 1/3 Spring Street.

Q: Who was the first U.S. President to ride in a railroad train?

A: President Andrew Jackson. 

Q: What was the first movie, directed by a woman, to bring in $100 Million(+) at the box office?

A: "Big" directed by Penny Marshal.

Q: Texas is the only state that allows a resident to vote by absentee ballot from where?

A: From space.

Q: Why does a whip make a cracking sound?

A: The end of the whip goes faster than the speed of sound and produces a small sonic boom.

Q: What is the smallest mammal in North America?

A: The Pigmy Shrew weighs 1/14 of an ounce!  That's less than a dime!

Q: Kermit the frog did not start out as a frog, what animal was he when he was first created?

A: Kermit did not become a frog until 1968.  He was first a lizard when created in 1955.

Q: Who was the first person ever to win two Nobel Prizes?

A: Madame Marie Curie.

Q: What is the second fastest land mammal on earth?

A: The Pronghorn Antelope.

Q: "Faraway Hill" has what distinction in television history?

A: It was the first television soap opera.

Q: What percentage of ones total oxygen intake is required to run ones brain?

A: It requires 25% of all the oxygen used by the body.

Q: In Denmark, what are you doing if your "talking into the big phone?"

A: Throwing up.

Q: What is the most popular topping of Domino's pizza in Japan?

A: Squid, can you believe that!

Q: When glass breaks, it breaks at X miles per hour.  How many miles per hour?

A: Glass cracks travel at 3000(+) miles per hour!

Q: Why  was Hall of Famer Ty Cobb's uniform number never retired?

A: Up until 1930 it was common for professional baseball teams to not issue numbers.
  Ty Cobb, who played from 1905-1926, was never issued a number so there wasn't one to retire. 

Q: What language was used by the U.S. as a code during World War II?

A: The Navajo Indian Language.

Q: In the phrase, "mind your P's and Q's", what do the P and Q stand for?

A:  It stands for Pints and Quarts.

Q: What is a "group" of owls called?

A:  A group of owls is a parliament..

Q: Can you name one of the first three women to own a TV / film production studio?

A:   1st- Mary Pickford 2nd- Lucile Ball and 3rd Oprah Winfrey.

Q: Statistically, what is the most dangerous job in the United States?

A: Sanitation worker.  Fireman and law enforcement officer 
was second and third place.

Q: Where was iced tea invented? (city or event)

A:  Iced tea was invented by Richard Blechynden, an English tea merchant who couldn't sell his hot beverage at the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair because of the hot weather.  Thinking quick he added ice to the tea and it is now a favorite American beverage.

Q: What is the most common food or drink people are allergic to?

A: milk, more specifically- cow's milk.

Q: What country is it illegal to chew gum in?

A: Singapore.

Q: When Joanie said "I do" to Chachi on the last episode of "Happy Days" who did Fonzie have under his arm?

A: His son.

Q: Who said, "Chance favors the prepared mind?"

A:  This was a trick question (sort of.)  Louis Pasteur said "Chance favors the mind which
 is prepared."  From this people have stated the more common saying- "Chance favors the prepared mind."  Louis Pasteur "discovered" germs.
Q: Two pints, four cups, or 32 ounces equals what unit of measurement?

A: All equal one (American) quart.

Q: How many degrees does a right angle have?

A: There are 90 degrees in a right angle.

Q: What was the 49th state to be voted into statehood in the United States?

A: Alaska.

Q: In the United States, what percentage of Blondes are NOT natural Blondes?

A: At least 33%.

Q: What is the only Rock song to hit #1 on the charts two times (different years)?

A: The Twist, by Chubby Checker.

Q: In what season of the year would you most likely see hail?

A: Believe it or not, it's summer.

Q: Why do golf balls have dimples?

A: Dimples make the ball go farther.

Q: In what year did Seattle Slew win the Triple Crown of horse racing?

A: It happened in 1977.

Q: In what year did the miniskirt make its debut?

A: It started in 1966.

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