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Although the word "earthling" today conjures visions of science-fiction stories, it is actually the Old English word for a farmer.

Although the word "earthling" today conjures visions of science-fiction stories, it is actually the Old English word for a farmer.

5 Questions: "Booker", Danno

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The Land Before Time Quiz

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Relive the journey to the Great Valley with your friends Ducky, Cera, Littlefoot, Petrie and Spike with our Land Before Time. How much do you remember about the long-running dinosaur series?

Sorry, guys. While females are the ones who carry the gene for Hemophilia (a disease where the blood doesn't clot), except in the rarest of cases, only males manifest the disease.

Sorry, guys. While females are the ones who carry the gene for Hemophilia (a disease where the blood doesn't clot), except in the rarest of cases, only males manifest the disease.

5 Questions: A "-ford" able

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Ernest Hemingway: The Quiz

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Legendary author Ernest Hemingway died 50 years ago. Test your knowledge of his alcoholic, meat-devouring ways. (And then check out Marty Beckerman’s The Heming Way: How to Unleash the Booze-Inhaling, Animal-Slaughtering, War-Glorifying, Hairy-Chested, Retro-Sexual Legend Within... Just Like Papa!)

Elmo is the most recognizable children’s character in the U.S.

Elmo is the most recognizable children’s character in the U.S.

5 Questions: Viva Las Vegas

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Survivor Tribe or World Capital?

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The U.S. version of the reality show Survivor will be starting its 23rd season tomorrow (Sept. 14). The show has featured more contestants than there are countries in the world!

For each name provided, can you tell if is that of a Survivor tribe or a capital city?

Wendy's founder, Dave Thomas, used to work for Kentucky Fried Chicken.

Wendy's founder, Dave Thomas, used to work for Kentucky Fried Chicken.

5 Questions: Happy Presidents' Day!

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Track List: Geography Edition

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A few months ago, I asked you to put my party playlists in chronological order. Now I'm putting a geographical spin on things. I'll give you a snippet of a few songs -- it's up to you to put them in order by their content. You'll need a world map and a boombox.

And remember, I'm putting them in order by the lyric, not the song title. So if a hypothetical snippet refers to France but comes from a song called something else, I'm asking about France.

The word “PEZ” comes from the German word for peppermint—PfeffErminZ.

The word “PEZ” comes from the German word for peppermint—PfeffErminZ.

5 Questions: Eat Your Breakfast

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Did They Ever Win a Primary?

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You've heard of all the politicians in this quiz, and you definitely know they were never elected President of the United States. But did they have any success in the primaries? For each former candidate, tell us whether they won any state's Republican or Democratic primary (or caucus).

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