THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

A '30 Rock' Quiz

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The season finale of 30 Rock airs tonight, so we decided to bid a fond farewell to yet another fantastic series of episodes. Take the quiz, then let us know how you did.

5 Questions: Want "Fri"s with That?

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The Sitcom Setting Quiz

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Some shows are inextricably linked with their settings, like Seinfeld and New York, or Cheers and Boston. But other TV families could have lived just about anywhere. Do you remember where these 15 sitcoms called home?

5 Questions: Gun-ny Sack

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Morning Cup of Links: Passive-Aggressive Notes from Parents

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Lost in Translation: The Lost Name Quiz

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Watching Lost can sometimes feel like taking a university class, what with all the allusions to literature, philosophy, music, Buddhism, Christianity, politics, comic books and countless other subjects being thrown around. And nowhere are these references more ubiquitous than in the character names. At this point, it feels like every character's name has some deep significance behind it. How much do you know about the people behind these names?

5 Questions: Cracking the Code

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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).

5 Questions: Next of "Kin"

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So, Where'd You Go To College?

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Let's see if you can guess where some notable people earned their undergraduate degrees. Today's focus is the media, because my TV was tuned to Morning Joe on MSNBC when I put this quiz together.

5 Questions: Wanna Bet?

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Top Baby Girl Names

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Each year the Social Security Administration publishes a list of the most popular baby names. All names are from Social Security card applications for births that occurred in the United States. How many of the Top 10 names for baby girls can you come up with in 5 minutes?

The creators of <em>Gilligan’s Island</em> named the S.S. <em>Minnow</em> after the FCC chairman at the time, Newton Norman Minow. Gracious though it may seem, it was actually a backhanded compliment: Minow famously called television “a vast wasteland

The creators of Gilligan’s Island named the S.S. Minnow after the FCC chairman at the time, Newton Norman Minow. Gracious though it may seem, it was actually a backhanded compliment: Minow famously called television “a vast wasteland.”

5 Questions: Strike One

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Mr. Burns: The Quiz

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You may love to hate C. Montgomery Burns, Springfield's villainous billionaire, but how well do you know the ageless plutocrat who once blocked out the sun and can never remember Homer's name? Take our quiz to see. With any luck, your score will be "Excellent."

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