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Crickets' ears are located on their front legs, a little below their knees.

Crickets' ears are located on their front legs, a little below their knees.

Name the Movies in Meryl Streep's Oscar Drought

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Until the 2012 Academy Awards, Meryl Streep hadn't won an Oscar since 1983, despite being nominated 12 times between Sophie's Choice and Iron Lady. Can you name the movies she was nominated for but lost in that span?

5 Questions: We're Being Adamant

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5 Questions: "Wait" for It

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5 Questions: Ordinal, not Ordinary

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5 Questions: Name That Alice

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Back to School, Summer School or Fast Times at Ridgemont High?

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For our second '80s Movie Quote Quiz, we've chosen quotations from three classic, school-themed movies: Summer School, Back to School and Fast Times at Ridgemont High. Your job is to pick which movie it came from. Do you have what it takes to earn your "seemingly useless pop culture knowledge" diploma from Mental_Floss High? The teacher is in...pop quiz hotshots.

5 Questions: Bucket O'Cluck

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5 Questions: Parks and "Rec"

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5 Questions: "-ash"es to Ashes

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5 Questions: A <em>Mel-</em>low Quiz

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The Brooklyn-Los Angeles Dodgers

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In honor of those wonderful years when life was simpler and Duke Snider's home run stats and Sandy Koufax's wins were the daily measure of success and joy for one kid in a small town outside of Pittsburgh and millions of fans across the country, I offer a quiz for your enjoyment.

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