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Carter Lake, a unique Iowa town bound by the Nebraska state line, is nestled among land legally within city limits of Omaha, Nebraska.

Carter Lake, a unique Iowa town bound by the Nebraska state line, is nestled among land legally within city limits of Omaha, Nebraska.

Name the Pitchers Who've Thrown a Perfect Game

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The first two perfect games were pitched just five days apart in 1880. We won't ask you to recall John Ward (Providence Grays) and Lee Richmond (Worcester Ruby Legs), but how many of the other 20 perfect game pitchers can you name in 5 minutes? Last names only will suffice. (Updated June 14, 2012.)

5 Questions: Letter Perfect

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B is for Big City

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To ace the quiz, you must identify the 10 most populous U.S. cities whose names begin with the letter B. You'll have three minutes to accomplish this feat. I'll even give you a hint: no two cities on the list lie in the same U.S. state. How many correct answers will you get? Five? Seven? Well, prove it!

5 Questions: Toujours Paris

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5 Questions: To Di For

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While they were in the White House, John & Abigail Adams had dogs named Satan & Juno.

While they were in the White House, John & Abigail Adams had dogs named Satan & Juno.

World Leader or NFL Placekicker?

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Garrett Hartley of the Saints isn't the first kicker whose name sounds presidential (or Prime Minister-y). Can you distinguish between the pro kickers and the world leaders?

A newborn giant panda is about the size of a stick of butter.

A newborn giant panda is about the size of a stick of butter.

There really was a Captain Morgan. He was a Welsh pirate who later became the lieutenant governor of Jamaica.

There really was a Captain Morgan. He was a Welsh pirate who later became the lieutenant governor of Jamaica.

Indiana Jones and the Quest for the Floss

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The wait is finally over—die-hard fans can see Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull starting at midnight tonight. If you need to satiate your Indiana jones (haha) before then, you can take this quiz and brush up on your Indy facts. Watch out for snakes!

Name the Countries in the Epcot World Showcase

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According to Disney's website (and the memories of various members of the mental_floss staff), there are 11 countries featured in the Epcot World Showcase. Can you name them all in 2 minutes?

5 Questions: Out of the "-ink" Well

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