THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

Brain Game: Fun with Flags, Episode 6

Sandy Wood

5 Questions: Snake Eyes

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The <em>The</em> Quiz: Band Names

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Are you putting an unnecessary "The" in your favorite band's name? This quiz will try to set "the" record straight. What bands have "The" in their names? Choose the correct answers below.

In 1950, talk show host Faye Emerson became the first woman in history to have a "wardrobe malfunction" on national television.  To the dismay of censors everywhere, Ms. Emerson’s “Emersons” popped out of her dress.

In 1950, talk show host Faye Emerson became the first woman in history to have a "wardrobe malfunction" on national television.  To the dismay of censors everywhere, Ms. Emerson’s “Emersons” popped out of her dress.

5 Questions: Summer Vacation Road Trip 2

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You Forgot Already: A 2010 Quiz

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Oh sure, you can talk about any news story that's happening on any given day. But what happens when something else captures the headlines? We're going to take you back through the best (and worst) of 2010 to see how much you really retained this year.

In the classic movie-musical <em>The Wizard of Oz</em>, the many-hued Horse of a Different Color that leads Dorothy and gang through the Emerald City could not actually be painted. Instead, animal rights activists advocated that the white horse be sponged

In the classic movie-musical The Wizard of Oz, the many-hued Horse of a Different Color that leads Dorothy and gang through the Emerald City could not actually be painted. Instead, animal rights activists advocated that the white horse be sponged with different flavors (and colors) of gelatin and then physically restrained from licking it off.

5 Questions: "Drop" Everything!

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The Office Guest Star Quiz

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A pretty impressive list of actors have entered the fictional universe of Dunder Mifflin, from Will Ferrell to Roseanne. But do you remember which minor roles the following not-as-famous people played?

Senator Strom Thurmond is in the record books for giving the longest recorded speech in history, clocking in at 24 hours and 18 minutes. The speech was a filibuster in opposition to the 1957 Civil Rights Act (which passed, despite his efforts).

Senator Strom Thurmond is in the record books for giving the longest recorded speech in history, clocking in at 24 hours and 18 minutes. The speech was a filibuster in opposition to the 1957 Civil Rights Act (which passed, despite his efforts).

5 Questions: Fair "Warner"ing

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The Top 20 Baby Boy Names of 2010

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Each year the Social Security Administration releases the list of the previous year's most popular baby names. How many of the top 20 baby boy names of 2010 can you guess in 5 minutes? Good luck!

The epitaph of Alexander the Great is one of the most famous in history: “A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient.” But in all likelihood, Alexander’s tomb does not contain Alexander himself. The emperor Ptolemy took Alex

The epitaph of Alexander the Great is one of the most famous in history: “A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient.” But in all likelihood, Alexander’s tomb does not contain Alexander himself. The emperor Ptolemy took Alexander’s body and brought it back to Alexandria, where it was on display for a long time. But the body was lost and its current whereabouts are unknown.

5 Questions: Bend 'Em, Don't Smoke 'Em

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Mountain Dew Flavor or Axe Deodorant Scent?

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Based on the ad campaigns of these products, we fully expect to find a correlation between quiz performance and general manliness. Which of these have been a Mountain Dew flavor, and which are names of Axe (also known as Lynx outside the U.S.) fragrances?

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