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5 Questions: Animal Genders II

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Dr. Seuss Quiz Part 2

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Calling all _flossy-sleuths who have a thing for Dr. Seuss! Think you know your Floob-Boober-Bab-Boober-Bubs from your Ham-ikka-Schnim-ikka-Schnam-ikka-Schnopp? Try this here Seussian quiz and see if you come out on top. It's Part 2 of our mini Dr. Seuss series!

The world's largest desert is not the Sahara; it is the continent of Antarctica. (Antarctica is classified as a "cold desert.")

The world's largest desert is not the Sahara; it is the continent of Antarctica. (Antarctica is classified as a "cold desert.")

5 Questions: The End (Part V)

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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?

Delaware has the fewest counties (three) of any state in the United States: Newcastle, Kent, and Sussex.

Delaware has the fewest counties (three) of any state in the United States: Newcastle, Kent, and Sussex.

5 Questions: Step on It, I'm in a "Murray"

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Morning Cup of Links: Movie Posters from an Alternate Universe

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The Chinese Zodiac

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In the Chinese Zodiac, each calendar year is assigned a (real or fictional) animal as its symbol. You may have seen such lists on placemats at Chinese restaurants. Can you identify all 12 of these creatures in only three minutes? Good luck!

"ETAOIN SHRDLU" is a combination of the 12 most-commonly used letters in English, in descending order. Linotype machine keyboards used them in columns: ETAOIN as the first column on the left, SHRDLU as the next to the right. When a typesetter made an erro

"ETAOIN SHRDLU" is a combination of the 12 most-commonly used letters in English, in descending order. Linotype machine keyboards used them in columns: ETAOIN as the first column on the left, SHRDLU as the next to the right. When a typesetter made an error, he would quickly run his hand down the columns to type "ETAOIN SHRDLU" to serve as a flag to discard that line of type. The phrase did, of course, occasionally make it into print.

5 Questions: Mr. Jones

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Brain Game: The Night Sky

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Name Stanley Kubrick's Films

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In a career that spanned five decades, Stanley Kubrick directed 13 feature films. How many can you name in 3 minutes?

The former Rolling Stones' bassist, Bill Wyman, began a relationship with thirteen-year-old Mandy Smith, when he was forty-seven. They married six years later in 1989, but divorced after less than two years. Not long after the divorce, Bill's thirty-yea

The former Rolling Stones' bassist, Bill Wyman, began a relationship with thirteen-year-old Mandy Smith, when he was forty-seven. They married six years later in 1989, but divorced after less than two years. Not long after the divorce, Bill's thirty-year-old son, Stephen, married Mandy Smith's mother, Patsy, age forty-six.

5 Questions: Maxwell's Silver Hammer

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