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Name the 5 Original MTV VJs

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The world changed forever on August 1, 1981—the day MTV launched with The Buggles "Video Killed the Radio Star." In the early days, there were 5 VJs who kept the music playing 24/7. Can you name them in 45 seconds?

5 Questions: Vice Presidents

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5 Questions: The Buddy System

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5 Questions: Samantha Martina

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The Debating Game

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If at some point during the campaign you thought to yourself, "I've heard this all before," you're probably right. Below are ten excerpts from Presidential debates. Decide whether the quote is from this political season or a prior campaign, then head over to the mental_floss blog and tell us how you did.

Name the Cosby Kids

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Name the five children of Cliff & Clair Huxtable. Regular visitors to the Huxtable residence, like Kenny and Walter "Cockroach" Bradley, don't count. Neither does step-granddaughter Olivia Kendall (Raven-Symone). We're just looking for the first name. But for an added degree of difficulty, you can try to name the actors. You've got 1 minute.

5 Questions: Sweets for the Sweet

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Spiders use their silk in many ways. Aside from building webs (which each spider does on its first try, suggesting inherited behavior), some species of male spiders wrap food in silk and offer these "presents" to females.

Spiders use their silk in many ways. Aside from building webs (which each spider does on its first try, suggesting inherited behavior), some species of male spiders wrap food in silk and offer these "presents" to females.

5 Questions: Female Animals

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May Days

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Welcome to May, a month with many important holidays. From Mother's Day to the unofficial start of summer, there are plenty of days you don't want to forget. In this quiz, we'll give you the holiday, you tell us the date (don't worry, we've got a blank calendar to help you out).

5 Questions: Boogety, Boogety, Boogety Shoo

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Zoned Out

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Most of us know (or can guess) which time zone governs the largest U.S. cities... New York (Eastern), Chicago (Central), Phoenix (Mountain), and Los Angeles (Pacific). Some cities lie closer to time-zone borders, however, and are tougher to determine.

Name the time zones in which these ten major U.S. cities lie. A score of 60% or higher is considered a win. Good luck!

The first <em>Star Wars</em> movie (<em>A New Hope</em>) was originally given a movie rating of G. That changed when they added the burning corpses of Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru. The rating was quickly changed to PG.

The first Star Wars movie (A New Hope) was originally given a movie rating of G. That changed when they added the burning corpses of Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru. The rating was quickly changed to PG.

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