Clues for: Facts & Figures

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The original 1789 version of this document on display at the National Archives proposes 12 amendments, not 10 the Bill of Rights 200 December 30, 2021
In 2019 these 2 govt. programs made up more than 1/3 of national health expenditures, totaling $1.4 trillion Medicaid & Medicare 400 December 30, 2021
With a market share of 13%, this light brew was the number one selling beer in the U.S. in 2019 Bud Light 600 December 30, 2021
There's often an $18 toll to take the 20-mile bridge & tunnel system from Va.'s eastern shore to Hampton Roads across this bay the Chesapeake 800 December 30, 2021
Cave-dwelling creatures have slow metabolisms; a troglobite type of this "fish", really a crustacean, can live 175 years a crayfish 1000 December 30, 2021
36 million Americans are edentulous, meaning they have none of these teeth 200 February 8, 2021
A byword for fast reproduction, this animal can have a litter of 7, 5 times a year a rabbit 400 February 8, 2021
There are still about 10,000 Jews in this country, the most in any Mideast Muslim land Iran 600 February 8, 2021
A leading org. against this activity says the average driver does it 80 times before being arrested for the first time drunk driving 800 February 8, 2021
China has this type of legislature, meaning there's only a single house; it has almost 3,000 members unicameral 1000 February 8, 2021
The average distance between these 2 bodies is 93 million miles the Earth & the Sun 200 May 21, 2020
Adding up senators & House representatives, Congress has this many voting members 535 400 May 21, 2020
Since its founding in 1955, this company with locations in all 50 states has prepared more than 800 million tax returns H&R Block 600 May 21, 2020
On average, the statues on this Chilean dependency are 13 feet tall & weigh 14 tons Easter Island 800 May 21, 2020
This European country gets about 3/4 of its electricity from nuclear power, the most of any country France 1000 May 21, 2020
These 4 gospels make up about half of the text of the New Testament Matthew, Mark, Luke and John 400 October 29, 2018
Due to this pandemic, Europe's population did not reach its pre-1348 levels again until the 16th century the plague 600 October 29, 2018
This bridge that spans the East River was the first to use steel for cable wire the Brooklyn Bridge 800 October 29, 2018
For a while, this courtier's marriage to one Elizabeth (Throckmorton) was kept secret from Elizabeth I Walter Raleigh 1000 October 29, 2018
Members of this religion make up about 60% of Utah's population Mormon 200 October 31, 2017
Anatomically speaking, while narrower than the large one, the small one of these is 17 feet longer the intestine 400 October 31, 2017
Japan has about 1,500 of these a year but the one at 2:46 P.M. March 11, 2011 was the country's largest ever an earthquake 600 October 31, 2017
Thanks to 25 million donors, over $3 billion has been raised via this website for various personal causes GoFundMe 800 October 31, 2017
It extends for more than 1,300 miles & is home to over 1,500 species of fish & 3,000 types of mollusks the Great Barrier Reef 1000 October 31, 2017
In 2007 here came Boo Boo, this kind of Mexican dog & the world's smallest living dog at 4 inches tall Chihuahua 200 February 26, 2013
A pox on this disease also called Varicella; an estimated 90% of Americans over 15 have had it chickenpox 400 February 26, 2013
Leaving Belgium, the greatest west-to-east distance across this neighboring country is 35 miles Luxembourg 600 February 26, 2013
2012-13 MBA tuition at this U. Penn school of business was $57,000 Wharton 800 February 26, 2013
In 2011 Karin Vogel was 4,973rd in line for the British crown; the Duke of this was 4th York 1000 February 26, 2013
3-5 P.M. is the best time of day to post on this microblogging site if you want to be retweeted Twitter 200 March 29, 2012
This building in Arlington, Virginia has 131 stairways, 19 escalators & 17.5 miles of corridors The Pentagon 400 March 29, 2012
In 1877 the Liberty Bell was hung by a chain of this symbolic number of links thirteen 600 March 29, 2012
This private college in Northern California has 20 libraries with some 8.5 million physical volumes Stanford 800 March 29, 2012
In 2010 there were more than 21,000 U.S. cases of this, aka pertussis whooping cough 1000 March 29, 2012
In a single week in October 2008, this indicator fell by 1,874 points, its biggest weekly drop ever the Dow Jones 200 February 13, 2012
In 2011 this "vision"ary company had $400 million in sales in 24 hours of its new "Call of Duty" game Activision 400 February 13, 2012
The French consume the most of this per capita, 17 pounds a year--salted, unsalted, ca ne fait rien butter 600 February 13, 2012
(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows a furry-tailed animal on the monitor.) Not classified in its own family, the red panda has flummoxed scientists, who previously placed it in the bear family and in the family named for this animal with a very similar tail the raccoon 800 February 13, 2012
Medal counts at the 2008 Summer Olympics were 110 for the U.S., 100 for China & 72 for this nation Russia 1000 February 13, 2012
Fact:She was born in Long Beach, California; we'll skip the obligatory number joke Bo Derek 200 June 11, 2010
Fact:She had bit parts on "McHale's Navy" & "Bewitched" before her bust-out part in "1 Million Years B.C." Raquel Welch 400 June 11, 2010
Fact:As Halle Berry could tell you, this woman was the first African-American Best Actress Oscar nominee Dorothy Dandridge 600 June 11, 2010
Fact:She costarred with Tony Randall in "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?" Jayne Mansfield 800 June 11, 2010
Fact:This Swiss-German bombshell was the first Bond girl Ursula Andress 1000 June 11, 2010
Tom Sietas holds the world record for doing this underwater, for an amazing 17 minutes & 19 seconds holding his breath 200 December 30, 2009
In 1996, no states had obesity rates above 20%: in 2007, only this "Centennial State" had an obesity rate below 20% Colorado 400 December 30, 2009
This U.S. retail chain has about 2.1 million employees, about the same as the population of Namibia Walmart 600 December 30, 2009
In 2009 Iowa changed the name of its Dept. of Elder Affairs to the Dept. on this, leading to the abbreviation D.O.A. Aging 800 December 30, 2009
This man offered pilot/hero Sully Sullenberger twice his salary if he'd work for Virgin (Richard) Branson 1000 December 30, 2009
This country, reunited in 1990, is one of Europe's most obese nations because of sausage & beer intake Germany 200 November 3, 2008
Truck drivers are 50% more likely to die of heart disease; exhaust from this type of fuel appears to be the culprit diesel 400 November 3, 2008
In 2007, 12.1% of U.S. wage & salary workers were members of these, down from 20% in 1983 unions 600 November 3, 2008
There are currently over 900,000 of these & the avg. American uses under 14,000; Shakespeare used 24,000 words 800 November 3, 2008
The lowest prime number that's 2 consecutive digits, it's also the number of the psalm "The Lord Is My Shepherd" 23 1000 November 3, 2008
Name & number please: launched in 2004, it's 1,132 feet long, has 10 restaurants & 5 pools, & carries 2,620 passengers the <i>Queen Mary 2</i> 200 November 22, 2007
With more than 1 billion members, it's the largest branch of Christianity Catholicism 400 November 22, 2007
At just more than 30 days, he served the shortest term as president William Henry Harrison 600 November 22, 2007
In 2002 a team at the University of Tokyo calculated this to 1.2411 trillion digits after the decimal point pi 800 November 22, 2007
In 2000 an almost 4,200-square-mile iceberg broke free from this ice shelf in Antarctica the Ross Ice Shelf 1000 November 22, 2007
The final vote count in this state in 2000 was Gore: 2,912,253,Bush: 2,912,790 Florida 200 April 17, 2003
The top 2 Canadian newspapers in circulation are based in this city Toronto 400 April 17, 2003
Alexander Global Promotions is the biggest maker of these nodding dolls; it can make over 1 million a month bobblehead dolls 600 April 17, 2003
He was the last of the 3 men who were king of England during 1066 William the Conqueror 800 April 17, 2003
At a latitude of 0 degrees 13 minutes south, this capital is at an altitude of 9,222 feet Quito, Ecuador 1000 April 17, 2003
With 6 weapons, 6 suspects & 9 rooms, there are 324 possible solutions to this game Clue 200 January 16, 2003
In 1965 Sylvania arranged 4 of these in a cube & sold them in packs of 3 flashbulbs 400 January 16, 2003
He planted 64 poems in his "Child's Garden of Verses" Robert Louis Stevenson 600 January 16, 2003
Take this down: it's the horse that won the Belmont in 1973 by a record 31 lengths Secretariat 800 January 16, 2003
On a standard bingo card, there is 1 free space & this many different numbers 24 1000 January 16, 2003
On an analog clock the hour hand will make this many revolutions a day 2 100 March 10, 1997
Continent on which the highest recorded air temperature, 136 degrees F., was recorded Africa 200 March 10, 1997
This country has the largest crude oil reserves, about a quarter of the world's total Saudi Arabia 300 March 10, 1997
In 1996 this card game with a 108-card deck, most numbered 0-9, turned 25 years old Uno 400 March 10, 1997
The elevator ride costs $12 to the observation deck at the 1,136' level of this 1,815' Toronto landmark CN Tower 500 March 10, 1997
It's 6'3" for Bill Clinton & Lyndon Johnson; Abe Lincoln beat them both height 100 October 6, 1995
With a mean speed of 15.4 MPH Blue Hill, Mass., not Chicago, holds this distinction among U.S. cities the windiest 200 October 6, 1995
This second-longest word in the Oxford English Dictionary is this Mary Poppins-ism supercalifragilisticexpialidocious 300 October 6, 1995
The Census Bureau says 12.8% of the U.S. population is this age & over; in 2050, 20.4% will be 65 400 October 6, 1995
With 50% more passengers than Frankfurt's, it's the busiest foreign airport Heathrow 500 October 6, 1995
90% of the world's ice, accounting for 70% of the world's fresh water, is found on this continent Antarctica 100 July 16, 1991
In 1990 11.9% of the U.S. population was living in this state California 200 July 16, 1991
With a total of 5, this university has graduated more U.S. presidents than any other Harvard 300 July 16, 1991
Guinness says this math symbol has been calculated out to 1,011,196,691 decimal places pi 400 July 16, 1991
With some 2 mil. members, the National Education Assoc. has edged out this union as America's largest the Teamsters 500 July 16, 1991
This southernmost New England state has an 8% state sales tax, the highest in the U.S. Connecticut 400 October 25, 1990
In 1989 Kohlberg Kravis Roberts acquired this company for $32 billion RJR Nabisco 500 October 25, 1990
Guinness says the record they reject most often is for the longest chain of these office supplies paperclips 100 May 29, 1989
According to NFL GameDay magazine, the Redskins have 58,300 names on a waiting list for these season tickets 200 May 29, 1989
On August 26, 1988, 725 people put their right foot in & out & shook it all about doing this dance in NYC the Hokey Pokey 300 May 29, 1989
For the past 8 years she's put the ornament atop the national Christmas tree Barbara Bush 500 May 29, 1989
It's what this device keeps track of; Treasury Sec'y Nicholas Brady has one on his desk:$4,001,985,469,429 the national debt May 29, 1989
Europeans ranked Italian men as the best seducers & this neighboring country's women as the most seductive France 100 December 8, 1987
Almost 80 million people in this country are named Li, making it their most common surname China 200 December 8, 1987
Ending a 4-year journey in 1987, Steve Newman became the 1st person to go around the world this way walking 300 December 8, 1987
This didn't occur on the 1987 Oscar telecast until 35 minutes after the show began the presentation of the first Oscar 400 December 8, 1987
This European airline is the foreign airline which flies to the most U.S. cities, 14 British Airways (British Air accepted) 500 December 8, 1987
Now over 3 million, the population of this west coast U.S. city in 1850 was only 1610 Los Angeles 100 September 7, 1987
As of Feb. 1987, 355,691 people, down from 596,897, held this Pentagon security clearance rank Top Secret 200 September 7, 1987
USA Today says this ex-"GMA" host averaged 4.3 "Oh, goshes" per broadcast David Hartman 300 September 7, 1987
At 83%, it's the reason men & women gave most often when asked why they got married because they were in love 400 September 7, 1987
In 1986, this kitchen appliance costing only 5 books was S&H Green Stamps' most popular item an electric can opener 500 September 7, 1987
Experts say it takes an intake of 3500 extra calories to gain this much weight a pound 100 May 25, 1987
59' tall & from California, it was put up on the U.S. Capitol ground December 1, 1986 Christmas tree 200 May 25, 1987
After 27 years, he's the current NFL coach who has served the longest with 1 team Landry 300 May 25, 1987
Officials in Rome estimate that there are 50,000 too many of these in the capital each day automobiles 400 May 25, 1987
In 1985-86, this character's dream accounted for 31 hours of television programming Pam Ewing 500 May 25, 1987
About 70% of cultured pearls on the market today come from this country Japan 100 April 10, 1987
Clairol says more than 1/2 of the 35 million U.S. women who color their hair color it this color blonde 200 April 10, 1987
At almost 76 million boxes, that was this was the top selling flavor of Jell-O in 1985 strawberry 300 April 10, 1987
In the I.Q. Zoo at the L.A. County Fair, the chicken wins 8 out of 10 games of this tic-tac-toe 400 April 10, 1987
Face value of the coins in 1986 U.S. proof set which the government sells for $11 91 cents April 10, 1987
14 year-old Elizabeth Brinton set a record in 1985 by selling 11,281 boxes of these Girl Scout cookies 100 October 22, 1986
A survey says 75% of women wear wrong size of these, lifting & separating them from the other 25% brassieres 200 October 22, 1986
Reason 1,500 tons of garbage had to be collected from New Orleans streets February 12, 1986 Mardi Gras 300 October 22, 1986
Of 3, 13, or 36, % of all bills Congress passed in '85 that est. commemorative days, weeks or months 36% 400 October 22, 1986
The highest toll it ever charged was $89,154.62 for the QE2 in '70, the lowest 36¢ for a swimmer in 1928 the Panama Canal October 22, 1986
After NYC & Washington, D.C., this New Jersey city is most expensive in U.S. to visit Atlantic City 100 May 14, 1986
When hearing this term, almost twice as many people think of the movie as Pres. Reagan's defense plan Star Wars 200 May 14, 1986
Of about 5, 25, or 45, percentage of adults in the U.S. who've been on TV 25 300 May 14, 1986
In # of phones per 100 people, the U.S. ranks third, behind these 2 European countries that begin with S Switzerland & Sweden 400 May 14, 1986
A "Money" magazine survey said people still think this is the best way to get rich hard work 500 May 14, 1986
Wisconsin dairies turn 72% of all their milk into this cheese 100 March 17, 1986
Readers of this magazine could write in to get 1 of 7000 balls used in a "Women of Mensa" pictorial <i>Playboy</i> magazine 200 March 17, 1986
A survey of 276,230 workers says this is the top reason that people leave their jobs another job 300 March 17, 1986
The basic manpower unit of the U.S. Air Force, it's composed of 2 or more "flights" a squadron 400 March 17, 1986
The world's largest self-supporting structure is the 1821 foot CN Tower in this city Toronto 500 March 17, 1986