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Before his writing career took off, Dan Brown was a singer/songwriter. His second album was titled <em>Angels & Demons</em>.

Before his writing career took off, Dan Brown was a singer/songwriter. His second album was titled Angels & Demons.

Brain Game: Math Square #188

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Name All The Expansion Teams Since 1976

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In the last 35 years, the four major sports leagues have expanded to adopt 29 new franchises: 6 in the MLB, 8 in the NBA, 6 in the NFL and 9 in the NHL. How many can you name in 8 minutes?

5 Questions: "Power"-ful

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Neil Armstrong’s astronaut application arrived a week past the deadline. A friend slipped his form into the pile before anyone could notice.

Neil Armstrong’s astronaut application arrived a week past the deadline. A friend slipped his form into the pile before anyone could notice.

The World's Tiniest Nations

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Last Wednesday, we gave you five minutes to name the world's 10 largest nations. A few readers suggested a companion quiz covering the other end of the spectrum,and we're happy to comply. In this quiz, you'll have five minutes to name the world's 10 smallest nations (by land area).

5 Questions: Happy 50th General Hospital!

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The USA PATRIOT Act is an acronym that stands for "Uniting & Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept & Obstruct Terrorism."

The USA PATRIOT Act is an acronym that stands for "Uniting & Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept & Obstruct Terrorism."

Is it Capitalized: Part II

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We've already put your knowledge of tricky capitalization to the test once, so here's another set of brand names, movies and even people's names. Can you tell which letters are capitalized and which are lowercase?

Remember, we're only asking about the official brand name -- you may have seen them printed differently elsewhere, but this is straight from the source.

5 Questions: Yoga Poses

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Jägermeister does not contain deer or elk blood.

Jägermeister does not contain deer or elk blood.

Name the 13 Best-Selling Candies in the U.S.

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June is National Candy Month! To celebrate, we want you to name the top 13 candies (no gum or mints) in the United States based on annual sales, as reported by Businessweek. Good luck!

5 Questions: "Roger" That

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In 2000, a New Jersey man admitted he'd opened 2,417 accounts using 16 PO boxes to fleece Columbia House and BMG out of 26,554 CDs.

In 2000, a New Jersey man admitted he'd opened 2,417 accounts using 16 PO boxes to fleece Columbia House and BMG out of 26,554 CDs.

Who Said It: Hugh Grant or Tony Blair?

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In 2003's "ultimate romantic comedy" Love Actually, Hugh Grant plays the single, newly appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, known only as "Prime Minister." Tony Blair spent 10 years, from 1997 to 2007, as the UK's real Prime Minister. But how well can you tell the difference between Hugh Grant's big screen Prime Minister and the real deal?

For each quotation, determine if it was said by Hugh Grant as Prime Minister in Love Actually or in real life by Tony Blair.

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