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President Warren G. Harding once gambled away an entire box of priceless White House china while playing poker with friends in the Presidential Mansion.

President Warren G. Harding once gambled away an entire box of priceless White House china while playing poker with friends in the Presidential Mansion.

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Name the Tim Burton/Johnny Depp Collaborations

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As of Spring 2010, Johnny Depp and Tim Burton have collaborated on seven feature films. How many can you name in two minutes?

5 Questions: Thanksgiving Dinner

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The northern border of Delaware is curved, with all points being exactly 12 miles from the old court house in New Castle.

The northern border of Delaware is curved, with all points being exactly 12 miles from the old court house in New Castle.

Name the 7 Deadly Sins and 7 Heavenly Virtues

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Okay, so you probably know the seven sins. But what about their corresponding virtues? And in 2 minutes, no less? The seven virtues can be traced back to Aristotle and Plato, who penned four original virtues. These were later embellished, augmented and altered in a poem written by Aurelius Clemens Prudentius (c. 410).

5 Questions: Shirt Tales 4: "Cuff"

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Bob Dylan got his musicians drunk for the recording of "Rainy Day Women #12 and 35" because, as he claimed, they were too stiff.

Bob Dylan got his musicians drunk for the recording of "Rainy Day Women #12 and 35" because, as he claimed, they were too stiff.

Pseudonym or Real Name?

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Writers take on pseudonyms for all sorts of reasons. Some want to hide their literary identities while pursuing other careers, while others just want the freedom to write without having their output linked back to their real names. How well can you tell pseudonyms apart from given names? Take our quiz to find out.

5 Questions: Come Together

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During World War II, Navajo Indians were inducted into the Marine Corps to become "code talkers" on the front lines. Navajo Code Talkers proved to have the only code that was never cracked during World War II.

During World War II, Navajo Indians were inducted into the Marine Corps to become "code talkers" on the front lines. Navajo Code Talkers proved to have the only code that was never cracked during World War II.

The Steve Martin Movie Quiz

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Actor, screenwriter, novelist, comedian, musician... Is there anything Steve Martin can't do? Today we're focusing on his decades-long film career that continues to bring in big box office money. Do you know enough about Steve Martin's filmography to score well on our quiz? Let's find out.

5 Questions: The Ol' College "Tri"

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Hysteria was a once common medical diagnosis made when female patients complained of anxiety, insomnia, and a host of other symptoms. Remedies included the use of electric vibrators, or before they became available, vaginal massage (often by a male physic

Hysteria was a once common medical diagnosis made when female patients complained of anxiety, insomnia, and a host of other symptoms. Remedies included the use of electric vibrators, or before they became available, vaginal massage (often by a male physician).

Name the Countries With Four-Letter Names

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There are ten countries whose names are only four-letters long. How many can you name in four minutes?

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