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The Soup: The Quiz

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Here at mental_floss headquarters, The Soup is one of our favorite shows. If you call yourself a fan of Joel McHale and his antics, let's see how you do on today's quiz.

Kevin Costner's Baseball Career

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Kevin Costner has had a long, full movie career. However, most of it has been spent with him in a baseball uniform. How much do you know about the many baseball-related movies Costner has starred in?

Name Santa's Reindeer in 2 Minutes

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You probably recall the most famous reindeer of all, but can you name all nine of Santa's reindeer? Let's put two minutes on the clock and find out. For the purposes of this quiz, we'll stick with the reindeer from the famous song you've probably heard 100 times this month.

5 Questions: "Hol"d On, More Questions

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Braces go all the way back to ancient Egypt. In fact, archeologists have found several mummies with crude metal bands wrapped around their teeth.

Braces go all the way back to ancient Egypt. In fact, archeologists have found several mummies with crude metal bands wrapped around their teeth.

5 Questions: Your Tax Extension

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Morning Cup of Links: Banned Books Week

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Francis Galton, the inventor of modern fingerprinting methods, had many other notable ideas: the weather map, the phrase “nature vs. nurture,” and the silent dog whistle.

Francis Galton, the inventor of modern fingerprinting methods, had many other notable ideas: the weather map, the phrase “nature vs. nurture,” and the silent dog whistle.

The '80s and '90s Game Show Quiz

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How well do you recall the game shows that filled up the TV listings of the 1980s and early '90s?

Brain Game: Math Square #205

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The USA PATRIOT Act is an acronym that stands for "Uniting & Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept & Obstruct Terrorism."

The USA PATRIOT Act is an acronym that stands for "Uniting & Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept & Obstruct Terrorism."

When the elder George Bush was elected president in 1988, he was the first sitting Vice President to be elected President since Martin Van Buren in 1836.

When the elder George Bush was elected president in 1988, he was the first sitting Vice President to be elected President since Martin Van Buren in 1836.

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