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The notorious Roman emperor Nero was also a wannabe musician.  He employed 5,000 knights and soldiers  to accompany him on his concert tours just to applaud his brilliant lyre-playing skills.

The notorious Roman emperor Nero was also a wannabe musician.  He employed 5,000 knights and soldiers  to accompany him on his concert tours just to applaud his brilliant lyre-playing skills.

After Tiny Tim and Miss Vickie were wed on TV's <em>The Tonight Show</em>, they had one child together, appropriately named Tulip.

After Tiny Tim and Miss Vickie were wed on TV's The Tonight Show, they had one child together, appropriately named Tulip.

The largest collection of Christian relics outside of the Vatican is in Pittsburgh, PA. In the 19th century, a priest and doctor named Suitbert Mollinger became the parish priest of St. Anthony’s in Pittsburgh, and he soon took to gathering the saintly

The largest collection of Christian relics outside of the Vatican is in Pittsburgh, PA. In the 19th century, a priest and doctor named Suitbert Mollinger became the parish priest of St. Anthony’s in Pittsburgh, and he soon took to gathering the saintly remains. By his death in 1892, he had 5,000 of them – including St. Anthony’s tooth and St. Ursula’s femur.

The SNL Political Quiz

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Since its inception in 1975, Saturday Night Live has skewered politicians on both sides of the aisle. This quiz asks how well you remember which actors played which politicians, from Ronald Reagan (in '76) to Joe Biden (in '91).

A person from Nigeria is a Nigerian, while a person from Niger is a Nigerien.

A person from Nigeria is a Nigerian, while a person from Niger is a Nigerien.

5 Questions: Butter Me Up

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Name the 10 Candidates in the First Republican Debate

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The first Republican debate of this election season came on May 3, 2007, at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California. Ten men shared the stage—can you name them? (Last names will suffice.)

Prohibition made it a crime to produce, sell, or transport alcoholic beverages. But anyone who already had bottles of old liquor stocked away was free to consume it at his or her leisure within the confines of their home.

Prohibition made it a crime to produce, sell, or transport alcoholic beverages. But anyone who already had bottles of old liquor stocked away was free to consume it at his or her leisure within the confines of their home.

5 Questions: Hello, Dolly

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Fargo, Goodfellas or Reservoir Dogs?

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We're putting your knowledge of classic '90s crime movies to the test. With just a quote, can you distinguish between the Coen brothers' Fargo, Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas and Quentin Tarantino's Reservoir Dogs?

The eye chart with the big "E" on top is called a Snellen Chart.

The eye chart with the big "E" on top is called a Snellen Chart.

The Sesame Street Song Quiz

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For more than 40 years, 'The Street' has been the source of some of the best children's songs ever written. And while you think you might know "People in Your Neighborhood," "One of These Things is not Like the Others" or those great Kermit the Frog songs, how well do you think you'd do on a drop-the-needle test?

5 Questions: Boo!

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Three men served as president of the U.S. in 1841: William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, and Martin Van Buren.

Three men served as president of the U.S. in 1841: William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, and Martin Van Buren.

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