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Name R.E.M.'s Albums

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According to R.E.M.'s official website, the band has released 15 studio albums. How many can you name in 3 minutes?

For this quiz, we're not counting compilation albums (like Dead Letter Office, Eponymous, and The Best of R.E.M., EPs (Chronic Town), live albums, or that rare bootleg you found at a flea market in 1993. But we will count New Adventures in Hi-Fi. That's your free space.

5 Questions: I'm Cleaning My "-oven"

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Name the Most Popular Indo-European Languages

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One of my hobbies is—or was, before my daughter was born and I had infinite free time—learning foreign languages, usually just to the conversational level for use while traveling. Most of the time I stick to Indo-European languages, since they nearly all have a little bit in common with English. There are 12 languages in the Indo-European family with at least 50 million native speakers. How many can you name in 3 minutes?

5 Questions: Sid Caesar

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The song "Respect" was made popular by a woman, Aretha Franklin. However, it was originally written by a man, Otis Redding.

The song "Respect" was made popular by a woman, Aretha Franklin. However, it was originally written by a man, Otis Redding.

5 Questions: Perry Mason

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5 Questions: Ring Ring!

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Cashews are actually a fleshy fruit. The nut that we eat is the seed that grows on the outside of the fruit.

Cashews are actually a fleshy fruit. The nut that we eat is the seed that grows on the outside of the fruit.

5 Questions: Sunset Strip

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Nancy Drew or The Hardy Boys?

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The Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys mysteries began publication within 3 years of each other (1930 and 1927, respectively), and both series have retained their popularity for all these years. But, as with so many formulaic series, it can be hard to tell one mystery from the next. In this quiz, we'll give you the title of a mystery novel, and you'll tell us whether it was a Nancy Drew escapade or a Hardy Boys adventure.

Who Said It: James Franco or Ben Franklin?

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James Franco of Spider-Man and General Hospital fame has an unusual way with words. Sure, he can come off as pretentious, but he also has his moments of wisdom. In fact, he's not unlike Ben Franklin, the founding father also known for his quips. Can you tell whether the quotes in this quiz came from the inventor of the bifocals or the future Oscar host?

Anchorman, Zoolander, or Blades of Glory?

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Today's movie quiz features some of the more quotable films of the last decade. Can you tell which movie contains each quote?

5 Questions: Streets of LA

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