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The National Liqueurs Quiz

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You know what your favorite liqueurs taste like, but do you know where they came from? In this quiz, we’ll give you a liqueur. You tell us its country of origin. Go ahead and pour yourself a glass of something, then get cracking!

5 Questions: Chili Recipe

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5 Questions: The Luckiest in the World

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The Plague of Justinian killed as many as 10,000 people a day at its peak in 541 before eventually migrating from the Byzantine Empire to Western Europe, where it became known as The Black Plague.

The Plague of Justinian killed as many as 10,000 people a day at its peak in 541 before eventually migrating from the Byzantine Empire to Western Europe, where it became known as The Black Plague.

5 Questions: Sour Mash

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“Pepsi-Cola” is an anagram for “Episcopal,” which some believe the drink is named after. But then “Britney Spears” is an anagram for “Presbyterians,” so we’re inclined to discount this theory.

“Pepsi-Cola” is an anagram for “Episcopal,” which some believe the drink is named after. But then “Britney Spears” is an anagram for “Presbyterians,” so we’re inclined to discount this theory.

Mary Ann really was prettier than Ginger, at least in beauty pageant terms. <em>Gilligan's Island </em>star Dawn Wells was beautiful and talented enough to represent Nevada in the 1960 Miss America pageant.

Mary Ann really was prettier than Ginger, at least in beauty pageant terms. Gilligan's Island star Dawn Wells was beautiful and talented enough to represent Nevada in the 1960 Miss America pageant.

Name the Best Drama Series Emmy Winners of the Last 25 Years

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In the last 25 years (1988-2012), 14 different shows have won the Emmy Award for Best Drama Series. How many can you name in 5 minutes?

5 Questions: Shades of Brown

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Despite your mother's dire warnings, chewing gum doesn't stay in your stomach for years if you swallow it. It gets digested and disposed of just as quickly as anything else you consume.

Despite your mother's dire warnings, chewing gum doesn't stay in your stomach for years if you swallow it. It gets digested and disposed of just as quickly as anything else you consume.

5 Questions: Like a Virgin

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Name the Six Clue Characters in Two Minutes

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You've probably played it a million times, but how well do you remember the six original characters from Clue? None of this new-fangled "Madame Rose" or "Sergeant Grey" stuff - strictly the basics, please. And sorry, there's no Singing Telegram Girl either. You'll need to enter the whole name (so, "Ms. Chartreuse, not just 'Chartreuse"). To jog your memory, the victim is Mr. Boddy. You've got two minutes - good luck!

It is illegal to enter the Houses of Parliament in a suit of armor.

It is illegal to enter the Houses of Parliament in a suit of armor.

The Golden Hamster is native to Syria. In fact, all hamsters in captivity today can trace their roots back to the original litter discovered in 1930 by archaeologist Aaron Abrahams.

The Golden Hamster is native to Syria. In fact, all hamsters in captivity today can trace their roots back to the original litter discovered in 1930 by archaeologist Aaron Abrahams.

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