THE KNOWLEDGE FEED

The Captain Planet Quiz

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With the failure of the junk shot and top kill, it's clear that the only solution left for the oil spill is to call on Captain Planet. Since that isn't a real option (as much as my seven-year-old self would like to believe it is), we can at least celebrate the Earth's superhero with a quiz. See how much you remember about the classic Captain Planet and the Planeteers cartoon.

5 Questions: In Your Grocer's Freezer

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The Presidential Placemat Quiz

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My daughter has been brushing up on her presidential history with a cheap plastic placemat. Can you guess the president? Are you smarter than a two-year-old? [Note: This quiz originally appeared in 2011.]

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?

So, Where'd You Go To College?

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Let's see if you can guess where some notable people earned their undergraduate degrees. Today's focus is the media, because my TV was tuned to Morning Joe on MSNBC when I put this quiz together.

5 Questions: Tuxedo Junction

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Only one McDonald’s in the world has turquoise arches. Officials in Sedona, Arizona, thought that yellow would clash with the natural red rock.

Only one McDonald’s in the world has turquoise arches. Officials in Sedona, Arizona, thought that yellow would clash with the natural red rock.

5 Questions: Dolly, Jane and Lily

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The Top 25 U.S. Magazines

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You've got five minutes to name all the 25 highest-circulation U.S. magazines you can. We're only focusing on regular retail magazines, not freebies like AARP Magazine or The Costco Connection. Each of these magazines has a U.S. circulation of at least 2 million as of early 2012. A score of 8 or better is a win. Good luck!

The metal band that joins the eraser to a pencil is a called a "ferrule." It is also the same name of the metal band at the end of a cane.

The metal band that joins the eraser to a pencil is a called a "ferrule." It is also the same name of the metal band at the end of a cane.

The little bump on the front side of your ear is called a tragus.

The little bump on the front side of your ear is called a tragus.

Marvel or DC?

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The entertainment world has been abuzz lately with the news that Disney is purchasing the Marvel Comics group. The most popular heroes of the past 75 years have appeared under either the Marvel imprint or the brand's key competition, DC. Comic book fans will know which is which, but casual readers may have a more difficult time. Can you identify the main publisher behind each of these 20 comic book heroes? Good luck!

5 Questions: Patterned Behavior

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5 Questions: Stronger than Dirt

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