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5 Questions: A Flair for Blair

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Name the Summer Olympics Host Cities

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Starting with the 1896 Games and going through 2012, can you name all the cities that have hosted the Summer Olympics? (There have been four repeats; you only have to name them once.)

5 Questions: What in the <em>World</em>

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Hawaiian Punch was originally developed in 1934 as a tropical flavored ice cream topping.

Hawaiian Punch was originally developed in 1934 as a tropical flavored ice cream topping.

Notable Birthdays

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Some of us were born on notable days like Christmas, or The Ides of March. Some of us weren't. Which one of the famous folk listed WAS NOT born on the notable day?

5 Questions: Oh, Snap!

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Over/Under: Washington's Young Wives

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Taking a significantly younger wife is one of the great traditions in politics. Today we’re testing your knowledge of Washington’s more mismatched couples with the Vegas game of Over/Under. If you think the age difference is greater than the number given, select 'over.' If you think it's less than the number given, select 'under.' And if you think the age difference given is correct, select 'push.'

5 Questions: April Foolin'?

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Look, up in the sky!

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Today’s quiz tests your mastery of all things really tall. Well, not all things. Just buildings. Let’s see how well you know your skyscrapers.

Until a study published in 1905 by Carnegie scientist Nettie Stevens that identified the Y chromosome, gender was thought to be caused by environmental factors, such as passion of sex, nutrition, and temperature. These theories had their roots in Aristotl

Until a study published in 1905 by Carnegie scientist Nettie Stevens that identified the Y chromosome, gender was thought to be caused by environmental factors, such as passion of sex, nutrition, and temperature. These theories had their roots in Aristotle's theories constructed over 2000 years ago.

College Applicant or The Most Interesting Man in the World?

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There's a famous (fictional?) college application essay that's been bouncing around the Internet for years. I first heard it at Morris Knolls High School in 1995, when legendary chemistry teacher Bob Powers read it to our class before the college fair. It may have been old even then.

"I am a dynamic figure," the essay begins, "often seen scaling walls and crushing ice. I have been known to remodel train stations on my lunch breaks, making them more efficient in the area of heat retention."

5 Questions: "Curl" Up

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Barry Manilow did not write his hit "I Write the Songs."

Barry Manilow did not write his hit "I Write the Songs."

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