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1

"...Baby One More Time" singer

Britney Spears

2

King of 1 Kings

Solomon

3

Name for the first 10 Amendments to the U.S. Constitution

the Bill of Rights

4

He's on the $10 Bill

Alexander Hamilton

5

Another name for the 10 Commandments

the Decalogue

6

First & Last day of the 10 Days of Repentance/Penitence (Jewish holidays)

Rosh Hashanah (1st day)
Yom Kippur (10th day) - holiest day
Together, the two are the "High Holy Days"

7

10 Things I Hate About You is a movie based on this Shakespeare play

The Taming of the Shrew

8

Athlete who won gold in 100 Meters, 1936 Olympics

Jesse Owens

9

He scored 100 Points in an NBA game

Wilt Chamberlain

10

first to swim 100-meter Freestyle under 1 minute

Johnny Weissmuller (later became an actor, started in Tarzan)

11

10,000 Lakes state

Minnesota

12

10,000 Maniacs lead singer

Natalie Merchant

13

Country that spans 109 acres

Vatican City

14

10th Sign in the Zodiac

Capricorn

15

11 Islands artist

Christo

16

11 stripes on its flag represent the 11 Signers of its Declaration of Independence

Liberia

17

Planet that is 11 Times diameter of Earth

Jupiter

18

110-story building Chicago

the Sears/Willis Tower

19

11th Sign of the Zodiac

Aquarius

20

He performed the 12 Labors

Hercules

21

He Won Masters by 12 Strokes

Tiger Woods

22

134 Degrees recorded here. Hottest temperature recorded in USA.

Death Valley National Park, CA

23

13th State admitted to USA

Rhode Island

24

14 Films as Sherlock Holmes

Sir Basil Rathbone

25

City on 14 Islands

Stockholm

26

14-line Poems

Sonnet

27

$1.5 Billion bailout for this company in 1980

Chrysler (Pres. Carter, 1980)

28

$15 Million land purchase by USA

the Louisiana Purchase

29

15 Minutes associated with this artist

Andy Warhol

30

Game played with 15 Red Balls

Snooker

31

Name for a 150th Anniversary

Sesquicentennial

32

17th Amendment says:

Senators elected by popular vote

33

Landmark 18 Miles Wide

the Grand Canyon

34

1812 Overture composer

Peter I. Tchaikovsky

35

1853-56 War

The Crimean War (between France/Ottoman Empire/Great Britain/Sardinia and Russian Empire).

36

1860s Novel about the March family

Little Women

37

18th Amendment

Prohibition

38

1920s Dance

the Charleston

39

Fighter for the 19th Amendment

Susan B. Anthony

40

Fictional land where people are 2 1/2 Feet High

Lilliput (from Gulliver's Travels; adjective Lilliputian has come to mean any tiny person)

41

Chambers of human heart

2 atria and 2 ventricles

42

Sin Cities destroyed in Genesis 19

Sodom and Gomorrah

43

2 Fathoms

Mark Twain (term for 2 fathoms deep)

44

2 Inches (in diameter); a wild fruit

Crabapples

45

Connects 2 Larger land masses

an isthmus

46

Animal that can be heard from 2 Miles away

Howler Monkey

47

Famous 2 Minute Speech

the Gettysburg Address

48

U.S. Capital for 2 Months

Trenton, NJ (November -December 1784)

49

2 Moons Of Mars

Phobos and Deimos

50

He served two Nonconsecutive Presidential terms

Grover Cleveland

51

Quadrilateral with 2 Parallel Sides

a trapezoid

52

No. 2 Reactor malfunctioned

Three Mile Island

53

In mythology, this baby killed two Serpents in his cradle

Hercules

54

Pair of famous Surveyors

Mason & Dixon

55

Two "certainties" in life

death and taxes

56

2-cent Piece slogan/motto

In God We Trust (first coin to use)

57

He's on the $20 Bill

Andrew Jackson

58

Sport where record is > 20 Feet

the pole vault

59

TV show with episode "Nightmare at 20,000 Feet"

The Twilight Zone (episode title)

60

20,000 Leagues Under The Sea character

Captain Nemo

61

Name for a 200th Anniversary

a bicentennial

62

20th Greek Letter

upsilon

63

20th President

Garfield

64

He was hanged September 22, 1776

Nathan Hale (day he was hanged; CT's state hero)

65

22 Pounds = this other weight

a kilogram

66

24th President

Grover Cleveland

67

The original race was 25 Miles

Marathon (distance Pheidippides ran to Athens, Greece to deliver news of victory at Marathon)

68

US Steel bought his steel company for $250 Million

Andrew Carnegie (amount for which he sold his steel company to U.S. Steel)

69

Sci-Fi character who is frozen after WWI and wakes up in the 25th Century

Buck Rogers

70

He was imprisoned for 27 Years

Nelson Mandela

71

Natural landmark 277 Miles Long

the Grand Canyon

72

2nd Century Alexandrian astronomer

Ptolemy

73

2nd Largest Island in the world

New Guinea (largest is Greenland)

74

2nd Wife of Henry VIII

Anne Boleyn

75

3 Blind Mice weapon

carving knife

76

Country whose 3 Stars on its flag represent its 3 island groups

The Philippines

77

3-leafed Plant

Poison ivy

78

Celebrity who died on September 30 1955

James Dean

79

30 Rock writer/creator

Tina Fey

80

30-minute Meals chef

Rachael Ray

81

3001 The Final Odyssey author

Arthur C. Clarke

82

Transportation landmark 31 Miles long

the Chunnel

83

35th State

West Virginia

84

Object that averages 37 Degrees Celsius

Temperature of the human body

85

3rd Rock From The Sun actor

John Lithgow

86

4 Basic Forces

Strong nuclear, weak nuclear, electromagnetic, gravity (weakest)

87

French square dance involving 4 Couples

the quadrille (notable: lobster quadrille in Alice in wonderland)

88

Athlete who won 4 Gold Medals in 1936

Jesse Owens

89

4 Largest satellites/moons of Jupiter

Galileo

90

4 Line poem or stanza

Quatrain

91

He ran the first 4-Minute Mile

Roger Bannister

92

Country co dusting of four Provinces

Pakistan (Baluchistan, the Northwest frontier, Sindh, Punjab)

93

Team in 4 Straight Super Bowls

the Buffalo Bills

94

Incident where 4 Students were killed

Kent State

95

Natural Selection 4-word Phrase

Survival of the Fittest (coined by Herbert Spencer, not Darwin).

96

41 Male Passengers signed it

The Mayflower Compact

97

Transportation hub on 42nd Street (NYC)

Grand Central Station

98

49ers Quarterback

Joe Montana

99

49ers Receiver

Jerry Rice

100

4th Century leader

Alexander the Great

101

Name for the first 5 Books of Old Testament

the Pentateuch

102

5 Congressmen from here were shot & wounded March 1, 1954

Puerto Rico

103

5 Foot Long Piano

Baby grand

104

No. 5 Perfume maker

Coco Chanel

105

Creature with 50 Heads

Cerberus

106

50 Years as King (literature)

Beowulf

107

Creature with 500 Year life-cycle

The Phoenix

108

Artist with album "52nd Street"

Billy Joel album (#1 of 1979)

109

Athlete with 56-game Hitting Streak

Joe DiMaggio

110

Greek historian of 5th Century B.C.

Herodotus

111

6 Obols = ? (Ancient Greek coins)

Drachma

112

He famously had 6 Wives

King Henry VIII

113

6-pointed Star game

Chinese checkers

114

Distance in bowling from foul line to head pin

60 feet

115

600 Miles west of Ecuador

Galapagos Islands

116

Seven deadly sins

First enumerated in 6th century by Pope/St. Gregory the Great: wrath/anger, avarice/greed, sloth, lust, gluttony, pride, and envy

117

Country consisting of 7 States

the United Arab Emirates

118

French King who reigned for 72 Years

Louis XIV

119

Made BBC documentary "Around the World in 80 Days"

Michael Palin

120

Planet whose surface temperature is 800 Degrees

Mercury

121

85 Essays Urging Ratification of the U.S. Constitution

The Federalist Papers

122

87th Precinct novels author

Ed McBain (pen name of Evan Hunter)

123

Planet with 88 Day year

Mercury's year

124

8th Century poem

Beowulf

125

9-year War in North America

the French and Indian War

126

Company with famous 9000-year Lease

Guinness

127

Condition when Human body temperature falls below 95 Degrees

Hypothermia

128

He wrote the 95 Theses

Martin Luther

129

A Brief History of Time author

Stephen Hawking

130

Actor in A Bronx Tale

Robert De Niro

131

A Child's Garden of Verses author

Robert Louis Stevenson

132

Actor in A Day At The Races

Groucho Marx

133

A Doll's House playwright

Henrik Ibsen (play describes home of Torvald & Nora)

134

A History of New York author

Washington Irving

135

Band who sings "A Horse With No Name"

America

136

A Life on the Road author

Charles Kuralt (TV journalist's memoir)

137

Musical with the song "A Little More Mascara"

Song in French musical La Cage Aux Folles (made into the Birdcage in U.S.)

138

He created the musical A Little Night Music

Stephen Sondheim's 1973 musical featuring "Send In The Clowns"

139

A Magician Among the Spirits author

Harry Houdini (title of his 1924 book)

140

A Modest Proposal author

Jonathan Swift (a satirical essay)

141

A Most Wanted Man author

John le Carre (authored the book which focuses on the war on terror)

142

A Moveable Feast author

Ernest Hemingway

143

A Negro Explorer At The North Pole author

Matthew Henson (title of his autobiography, published in 1912)

144

"A Novel Without A Hero" is the subtitle to this book

Vanity Fair (subtitle of the book by Thackeray)

145

A Pair Of Blue Eyes author

Thomas Hardy (first book published under his own name)

146

A Raisin in the Sun playwright

Lorraine Hansberry (her 1959 play was the first to be produced in Broadway written by an African-American woman)

147

A Remembrance of Things Past author

Marcel Proust

148

A Room of One's Own author

Virginia Woolf

149

A Stillness At Appomattox author

Bruce Catton (Civil War historian)

150

A Streetcar Named Desire heroine

Blanche DuBois (heroine of the play by Tennessee Williams)

151

Name that means "A Strong Ruler" in German

Richard (German name meaning "strong ruler"); associated with Richard the Lion-Heart

152

A Study Of History author

Arnold Toynbee (British historian whose work was published 1934-1961; popularized term "Industrial Revolution")

153

A Study in Scarlet author

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (the first Sherlock Holmes story)

154

A Tale of Two Cities author

Charles Dickens

155

A Time To Kill author

John Grisham

156

A Time to Heal author

Gerald Ford (title of his autobiography)

157

A Treatise of Human Nature author

David Hume (Scotish philosopher)

158

A View From the Bridge author

Arthur Miller (play concerning the Brooklyn Bridge)

159

Movie with song "A Whole New World"

Aladdin

160

A la recherche du temps perdu author

Marcel Proust (In Search of Lost Time)

161

"A-tisket A-tasket" singer

Ella Fitzgerald (her first hit, performed with Chick Webb's band)

162

A. A. Fair is his pen name

Erle Stanley Gardner (Perry Mason author's pen name)

163

A&W product

Root beer

164

This country was named for Abdul Aziz

Saudi Arabia (named after him - Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud)

165

Abebe Bikila's Olympic milestone

First black African Olympic medalist (1960 Marathon winner, ran barefoot)

166

Abel Tasman's profession

Dutch navigator who discovered New Zealand and explored Oceania. Tasmania named for him.

167

It is Sanskrit for "Abode Of Snow"

the Himalayas

168

Absalom, Absalom! Author

William Faulkner

169

Absecon Island contains this city

Atlantic City

170

substance invented by the professor in the movie Absent-minded Professor

Flubber

171

His work established Absolute Zero as the lowest temperature in existence

Lord Kelvin

172

Abstract Expressionist

Jackson Pollock

173

Abu Dhabi is the capital of this country

the United Arab Emirates

174

The ruins of Abu Simbel is the great temple of this pharaoh

Ramses II (ancient ruins built under his direction; temple holds statues of Ramses II)

175

Most Abundant Metal of Earth's crust

Aluminum

176

Ace Ventura actor

Jim Carrey

177

Achy Breaky Heart singer

Billy Ray Cyrus

178

Acid Queen actress

Tina Turner (played the Acid Queen in 1975's "Tommy")

179

Author whose pen name was Acton Bell

Anne Brontë (pseudonym)

180

Adam Bede author

George Eliot (title of novel)

181

Adam Dalgliesh author

P.D. James (the main character/detective in her novel series)

182

Adam Duritz band

the Counting Crows

183

Adam Levine band

Maroon 5

184

Adam Smith book

The Wealth of Nations

185

Adam Trask is a character in this book

East of Eden (character in book - father of twin sons Caleb & Aron)

186

Addams Family uncle

Uncle Fester

187

Adding Machine inventor

William S. Burroughs (inventor)

188

Addis Ababa is the capital of this country

Ethiopia

189

Adelie Species

Penguin (species names after French explorer Jules d'Urville's wife)

190

Adlai Stevenson ran against him for U.S. president

Dwight D. Eisenhower (1952, 1956)

191

He was given the title Admiral Of The Indian Sea

Vasco Da Gama (Portuguese explorer)

192

Admiralty Inlet & Hood Canal are the two main branches of this body of water

2 main branches of Puget Sound

193

African Bird

the ostrich

194

African Dog

Basenji

195

President on the African Game Trails

Theodore Roosevelt

196

African Island

Madagascar

197

African Language

Swahili

198

African Pig

Warthog

199

Novelist associated with African Safari

Ernest Hemingway ("The Snows of Kilimanjaro," "The Short Happy Life if Francis Macomber," and "True at First Light" are all set on an African Safari)

200

African Waterfall

Victoria Falls

201

African-american Holiday

Kwanzaa

202

Afrika Korps General (WWII)

Erwin Rommel aka the Desert Fox

203

It means "Against Life"

an antibiotic

204

Agent J is a character in this movie

Men in Black (Will Smith character)

205

Agent K is a character in this movie

Men in Black (Tommy Lee Jones character)

206

Ahura Mazda is a God of this religion

The God of Zoroastrianism (ancient religion of Persia/Iran)

207

"Ain't Heard Nothin' Yet!" Is a catchphrase from this movie

The Jazz Singer catch phrase

208

"Ain't Misbehavin'" composer

Fats Waller (co-writer of song for 1929 "Hot Chocolates" musical)

209

Air Brake inventor

George Westinghouse

210

Air Power advocate

Billy Mitchell

211

Device that measures Air Pressure

a barometer

212

Tiny Air Sacs in lungs

the alveoli

213

First nuclear-powered U.S. Aircraft Carrier

Enterprise

214

Al Gore Democratic primary rival (2000)

Bill Bradley

215

Ala Moana is associated with this city

Honolulu (name of boulevard and the tallest building in the city)

216

Alabama Governor (1963-67, 1971-79, 1983-87)

George Wallace

217

Alan Ball created this TV series

Six Feet Under (he also wrote "American Beauty")

218

The Alan Brady Show was a show within this show

The Dick Van Dyke Show ("The Alan Brady Show" was the series for which Rob Petrie was head writer)

219

Alan Paton wrote this book

Author of "Cry, the Beloved Country," set in South Africa

220

Alan Shore is a character on this tv show

Boston Legal (character)

221

What are the Aland Islands

Province of Finland at the southern end of the Gulf of Bothnia; residents speak Sweden

222

Alanis Morissette debut album

Jagged Little Pill

223

Alaskan Island chain

the Aleutians

224

King Albert II of this country

Belgium

225

Largest city in Alberta

Calgary

226

Aldous Huxley novel

Brave New World

227

Alec Baldwin ex

Kim Basinger

228

Aleutian Islands body of water

the Bering Sea

229

Alex Cross author

James Patterson

230

Alex Haley books

Author of "The Autobiography of Malcolm X"and "Roots"

231

Actor that played Alex P Keaton

Michael J. Fox (Family Ties character)

232

Alexander Dubcek led these reforms

Czechoslovakia leader; liberal reforms of 1968 known as the "Prague Spring."

233

Alexander Fleming discovery

Penicillin

234

Alexander Hamilton killed by

Aaron Burr

235

Alexander III, Russian Czar and father of

Nicholas II

236

Alexander Portnoy was the main character in this novel

Main character in "Portnoy's Complaint" by Philip Roth

237

Alexander Selkirk was the real life basis for this character

Robinson Crusoe

238

Alexander The Great sliced this to take control of Asia

the Gordian knot

239

Alexandrian Astronomer

Ptolemy

240

Alexis Carrel - French surgeon who worked with __________ to invent perfusion pump

Charles Lindbergh

241

Alfred Douglas is famous for his relationship with this person

Had a relationship with Oscar Wilde and was the recipient of Wilde's "De Profundis" letter sent from reading Gaol

242

Alfred Uhry play

Driving Miss Daisy (playwright)

243

Alger Hiss was accused of being Soviet spy by

Whittaker Chambers (editor of Time magazine)

244

Algonquin Round Table figure

Dorothy Parker (Algonquin is the name of the NYC hotel where they met)

245

Algonquin Wit

Dorothy Parker

246

Alice In Wonderland feline

the Cheshire Cat

247

Alice Liddell inspired this author

Lewis Carroll (inspiration for Alice in Wonderland)

248

Location of city of Alice Springs

City in central Australia, 5 hours from Ayers Rock

249

Alice Walker's most famous work

The Color Purple

250

Alicia Silverstone's breakout film

Clueless (1995)

251

All I Wanna Do singer

Sheryl Crow

252

Day before All Saints' Day

Halloween

253

All The King's Men author

Robert Penn Warren

254

All The Pretty Horses author

Cormac McCarthy (Part 1 of his Border trilogy)

255

Allegheny County location

Pittsburgh, PA

256

Allen Funt TV show

Candid Camera

257

Allergic Reaction

anaphylactic shock

258

Alligator Pear aka

Avocado

259

Ally McBeal co-star

Lucy Liu

260

Almond Paste

Marzipan

261

Alphabet Mysteries author

Sue Grafton

262

Alpine Country

Switzerland

263

Alpine Lake

Lake Geneva

264

Alpine Peak

Mont Blanc

265

Aluminum Ore

Bauxite

266

Alvaro Uribe was president of this country from 2002-2010

Colombia

267

Amandine-Aurore-Lucile Dupin's pen name

George Sand

268

Amateur Athlete prize

the Sullivan Award

269

Amateur Golf Trophy

Dwight D. Eisenhower (award named after the president, first awarded in 1958)

270

Ambassador Hotel assassination

Robert F. Kennedy

271

Notable AMC Shows

The Walking Dead, MadMen, Breaking Bad

272

America Singing poet

Walt Whitman

273

America's Cup patriotic winner

Stars & Stripes (a yacht)

274

America's Dairyland

Wisconsin

275

America's Junior Miss 1963

Diane Sawyer

276

America's Sweetheart

Mary Pickford (1892-1979); sometimes listed as first woman to own a Hollywood studio (recognition also attributed to Lucille Ball)

277

American Seascape Artist

Winslow Homer

278

American Aviator

Charles Lindbergh

279

American Beauty lead actor

Kevin Spacey

280

American Bison hybrid with domestic cow

the beefalo

281

American Buffalo playwright

David Mamet

282

American Folk artist

Grandma Moses

283

American Fur Company founder

John Jacob Astor (founded in 1786, charter in 1808)

284

American Gigolo actor

Richard Gere

285

American Gothic artist

Grant Wood

286

American Hero

Charles Lindbergh

287

American Impressionist

Mary Cassatt

288

1968 American Independent Party candidate

George Wallace

289

American Motors 70s car model

the Gremlin

290

American Museum

P.T. Barnum

291

American Naval hero of the Revolution

John Paul Jones ("I have not yet begun to fight")

292

1935 American Opera

Porgy and Bess (written by George Gershwin)

293

1950s American Pianist

Van Cliburn ( from Texas)

294

American Pie singer

Don McLean

295

American Samoa capital

Pago Pago

296

American Southwest venomous lizard

Gila monster

297

First Lady of the American Theatre

Helen Hayes

298

American Traitor

Benedict Arnold

299

American West painter & sculptor

Remington

300

Essential Amino Acids

tryptophan, (valine, & lysis)

301

Amino Acids form ________

Proteins

302

Measure of the Amount Of Water Vapor in the air

the humidity

303

Amy Adams princess movie

Enchanted

304

Amy Irving was first wife of _________

Steven Spielberg

305

Amy Tan famous work

The Joy Luck Club

306

An American Daughter playwright

Wendy Wasserstein

307

An American In Paris composer (1928)

George Gershwin (used in final scene of 1951 film)

308

An American Tragedy author

Theodore Dreiser (story based on Chester Gillette's murder of his pregnant girlfriend on Big Moose Lake)

309

An Enemy of the People playwright

Henrik Ibsen (Norwegian, 1828-1906)

310

"An Episode of the American Civil War" is a subtitle to this book

The Red Badge of Courage

311

An Essay Concerning Human Understanding author

John Locke

312

An Essay on Man author

Alexander Pope (work includes famous phrase "hope springs eternal")

313

An Unmarried Woman actress

Jill Clayburgh

314

An iron hand in ____________

A velvet glove (phase credited to Napoleon)

315

Diarist Anais Nin had famous affair with ______

Henry Miller (his relationship with his wife & Nin was the basis for movie "Henry & June")

316

Analytic Geometry inventor

Rene Descartes

317

Anastasio Somoza

Deposed president of Nicaragua, assassinated in Paraguay in 1980. Father, Anastasio Somoza Garcia ruled Nicaragua as dictator (officially president) until his own assassination in Panama in 1956; older brother ruled between them.

318

"Anatomy Lesson Of Dr Tulp" painter

Rembrandt

319

Anchor Bar is famous for this food

Invented Buffalo wings

320

Ancient Egyptians made paper from

Papyrus

321

Ancient Language Of India

Sanskrit

322

Ancient Region

Mesopotamia

323

Ancient Religion of Iran/Persia

Zoroastrianism

324

Andre Braugher TV shows (2)

Homicide: Life on the Street; Brooklyn Nine-Nine

325

"Andrea Del Sarto" poet

Robert Browning

326

Andrew Jackson co-founded this city

Memphis, TN

327

Andrew Johnson state

Tennessee (mayor of Greeneville, elected Senator from TN after presidency, was a tailor before mayor)

328

Andy Kaufman musical tribute

"Man on the Moon" by R.E.M.

329

Andy Warhol's magazine

Interview

330

Angels And Demons author

Dan Brown

331

Angkor Thom location

Angkor, Cambodia

332

Angkor Wat location

Angkor, Cambodia

333

Angus T Jones sitcom

Two and a Half Men

334

Animal House actor

John Belushi

335

"Animal, Vegetable, Or Mineral?" game

Twenty Questions

336

Willy the Hillbilly product

Mountain Dew

337

Anita Loos novel

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1925)

338

Ann Arbor college

the University of Michigan

339

Ann Rutledge was his first love

Abraham Lincoln

340

Anna Christie lead actress (1930 film)

Greta Garbo (her first speaking role)

341

Anna Karenina author

Leo Tolstoy

342

Anna Sewell novel

Black Beauty

343

"Annabel Lee" poet

Edgar Allan Poe

344

Anne Boleyn's husband

Henry VIII

345

Anne Morrow's husband

Charles Lindbergh

346

Anne Murray song

"Snowbird"

347

Anne Rampling pen name

Anne Rice

348

Anne Sullivan student

Helen Keller

349

Annette O'Toole TV Show

Smallville

350

Annie Hall actress

Diane Keaton

351

Annie Oakley musical

Annie Get Your Gun

352

Another Brick In The Wall band

Pink Floyd

353

Another Day In Paradise singer

Phil Collins

354

Another name for mercury

Quicksilver

355

Antelope Island location

the Great Salt Lake, UT

356

Sci-fi Anthology Series

The Twilight Zone

357

Anthony Burgess novel

A Clockwork Orange

358

Anthony Kiedis band

the Red Hot Chili Peppers

359

Anthony Quinn role in "Lust for Life"

Paul Gauguin (1956)

360

Father of Antiseptic Surgery

Joseph Lister

361

1929 Antiwar Novel

All Quiet on the Western Front

362

Antoine De Saint-Exupery novel

The Little Prince

363

Antonia Novello: first women to hold this post

Surgeon General

364

Antonio Banderas ex

Melanie Griffith (m. 1996; filed for divorce June 2014)

365

Movie about Antonio Salieri

Amadeus

366

Antosha Chekhonte pen name

Anton Chekhov (pen name)

367

Apache Leader

Geronimo

368

Apache Warrior

Geronimo

369

Apollo 11 Astronauts

Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins

370

Apollo 13 director

Ron Howard

371

"Appalachian Spring" composer

Aaron Copland

372

Parisian schoolgirl had her appendix out

Madeline (first book)

373

"Appetite For Destruction" band

Guns N' Roses (1987 debut album)

374

Shot Apple Off son's head

William Tell

375

Chocolate cake with layer of apricot jam

Sachertorte (famous dessert in Vienna, Austria)

376

He was famously fired April 11, 1951

Douglas MacArthur

377

He was sworn in April 12, 1945

Harry Truman (the day FDR died)

378

April 12, 1961 event

Yuri Gagarin orbits the earth once

379

April 14, 1861 event

Confederate capture of Fort Sumter

380

April 14, 1865 event

John Wilkes Booth assassinates Lincoln (who died the following day)

381

April 17, 1961 event

the Bay of Pigs invasion

382

April 19, 1775 battle

Lexington & Concord

383

April 22 Holiday

Earth Day (first celebrated in 1970)

384

April 26, 1986 event

Chernobyl

385

April 3, 1882 event

Jesse James shot dead by Robert Ford

386

April 30, 1812 - this territory gains statehood

Louisiana becomes a state

387

April 30, 1900 event

Casey Jones dies saving all passengers on his train

388

April 8, 1974 - this baseball record broken

Hank Aaron hits HR number 715, passing Babe Ruth

389

Apsley House

residence of the Duke of Wellington (aka Number 1, London)

390

Aquatic Mammals (6 common)

manatee, seal/sea lion/walrus, dolphin, whale, hippopotamus

391

Arabian Nights characters

Aladdin, Sinbad, magic carpet

392

She lived at 239 Arch Street, Philadelphia

Betsy Ross

393

lake lying on the Arctic Circle

Great Bear Lake (largest lake entirely within Canada)

394

Aretha Franklin song

Respect

395

Argentine Capital

Buenos Aires

396

"Aristotle Contemplating The Bust Of Homer" artist

Rembrandt (retitled in 2013 to "Aristotle With a Bust of Homer"; owned by Metropolitan Museum of Art)

397

Arizona Capital

Phoenix

398

Arizona City with the OK Corral

Tombstone

399

Arizona Natural Wonder

the Grand Canyon

400

Arizona Senator

John McCain

401

Arkansas Capital

Little Rock

402

Arkansas Park

Hot Springs

403

Arlington House resident

Robert E. Lee

404

Arm Lizard

Brachiosaurus

405

Armistice Day holiday

Veterans Day

406

Armored Mammal

Armadillo

407

Arms And The Man playwright

George Bernard Shaw

408

Army Medical Center

Walter Reed (in DC; named for the bacteriologist; Army's largest health-care facility)

409

Army Of The Potomac general

George McClellan (removed from command twice by Pres. Lincoln)

410

Army Wives TV channel

Lifetime

411

Arno River cities

Main river through Florence, Pisa sits at mouth to Mediterranean

412

Arnold Schwarzenegger home country

Austria

413

Art Deco NYC Skyscraper

the Chrysler Building (1930, first to exceed 1,000 feet, sunburst spire, still tallest brick building in world - though with stainless steel skeleton)

414

Art Garfunkel partner

Paul Simon

415

Art Institute location

Chicago

416

"Art is a jealous _______"

Mistress (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

417

Art Nouveau glasswork artist

Louis Tiffany

418

Japanese Art Of Flower Arranging

Ikebana

419

Art Of French Cooking author

Julia Child

420

Art Of War author

Sun Tzu (4th century BC)

421

Art Patron who collected in Venice

Peggy Guggenheim

422

Arthur Bremer target

George Wallace (shot and paralyzed by Bremer while campaigning in Laurel, MD)

423

Rev. Arthur Dimmesdale

charachter in The Scarlet Letter (Father of Hester Prynne's baby)

424

Arthur Griffith party

Sinn Fein (for Irish independence, founded in 1905, pronounced "shin feign")

425

Arthur Hailey best-selling novel of 1968

Airport (Also wrote "Hotel" and "Wheels"

426

Arthur Miller play set in Salem

Crucible (veilled critique of Joe McCarthy's 1950s "witchhunt")

427

Arthur Wellesley title

the (first) Duke of Wellington

428

Island of Arthurian Legend

Avalon

429

ex-wife of Artie Shaw, Mickey Rooney, and Frank Sinatra

Ava Gardner

430

Largest artificial lake in U.S.

Lake Mead (NV, outlet to sea via Colorado R.)

431

Artificial Sweetener discovered in 1879

Saccharin (from Latin for "sugar")

432

As I Lay Dying author

William Faulkner

433

Ascorbic Acid

Vitamin C

434

Asian Art Museum location

San Francisco

435

Asked Congress to declare war against Great Britain

James Madison

436

When asked how he became a war hero, this president said, "It was involuntary. They sank my boat"

John F. Kennedy

437

First car off a moving assembly line

the Model T

438

Astrid Lindgren character

Pippi Longstocking

439

Astrological Forecast

a horoscope

440

Aswan High Dam created this resevoir

Lake Nasser (dam in Egypt, Nile River, supplies about 15% of Egypt's electricity, lake shared by Egypt & Sudan, construction on dam began in 1960)

441

Athenian Philosopher died in 399 B.C.E.

Socrates

442

Athenian Temple

the Parthenon

443

Downtown Athletic Club

the Heisman Trophy

444

Atlantic City: home of this competition from 1921-2005

Miss America (moved to Las Vegas, has since moved back)

445

Atlas Shrugged author

Ayn Rand

446

Atmospheric Layer

the ozone layer

447

Atomic Number 13

aluminum

448

Atticus Finch novel

To Kill A Mockingbird

449

Auditory Tube

the eustachian tube (pronounced "you-station")

450

Audrey Hepburn played a runaway princess in this 1953 film

a Roman holiday

451

Audrey II

man-eating flytrap in Little Shop of Horrors

452

Audrey Meadows character

Alice Kramden

453

Augean Stables

Hercules cleaned by diverting nearby rivers (6th Labor)

454

August 15, 1914

the Panama Canal opens to commercial traffic