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Exterior color preference varies with the type of vehicle: white is most common for trucks, black for luxury cars, and silver for other cars.

Exterior color preference varies with the type of vehicle: white is most common for trucks, black for luxury cars, and silver for other cars.

5 Questions: In the Closet

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In 1914 and 1915, two Boston baseball teams beat two Philadelphia teams in the World Series. In 1914, it was the Boston Braves defeating the Philadelphia Athletics. In 1915, the Boston Red Sox emerged victorious against the Philadelphia Phillies.

In 1914 and 1915, two Boston baseball teams beat two Philadelphia teams in the World Series. In 1914, it was the Boston Braves defeating the Philadelphia Athletics. In 1915, the Boston Red Sox emerged victorious against the Philadelphia Phillies.

5 Questions: Mars Needs Trivia

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The first fielding gloves in baseball were flesh-colored so that fans wouldn't notice that the players were wearing them.

The first fielding gloves in baseball were flesh-colored so that fans wouldn't notice that the players were wearing them.

5 Questions: Parks and "Rec"

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Underneath the striped fur of a tiger is striped skin (which preserves the camouflage effect).

Underneath the striped fur of a tiger is striped skin (which preserves the camouflage effect).

Who Said It: John Mayer or Mayor Daley?

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An accomplished musician, John Mayer has a way with words. Unfortunately, that doesn't always translate to interviews, where he's known for his inappropriate non-sequiturs. Outgoing Chicago Mayor Richard Daley, on the other hand, is a bit more bombastic in his public statements. Can you differentiate between the two based on their unusual quotes?

5 Questions: It Begins at Home

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The Latin phrase <em>libra pondo</em> was used in ancient Rome to indicate weight, which is why today the abbreviation for "pound" is "lb."

The Latin phrase libra pondo was used in ancient Rome to indicate weight, which is why today the abbreviation for "pound" is "lb."

5 Questions: Once in a Lifetime

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5 Questions: Keep It Down!

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The United States' first satellite, the <em>Explorer I</em>, weighed only 31 lbs.

The United States' first satellite, the Explorer I, weighed only 31 lbs.

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