Arizona’s tough immigration enforcement law was designed to convince illegal immigrants to go home. The measure sparked protests against the state, and prompted the Obama administration to ask the courts to block the statute. On April 25, the battle goes to the US Supreme Court. What do you know about this pending legal showdown?
Some call it overparenting or micromanaging, but helicopter parenting comes from good intentions – we all want the best for our kids. How close we’ll hover over our children – strapping “crawling helmets” on our infants or going to job interviews with our college graduates – is what earns us our pilot’s wings. Monitor staff devised this 50-question quiz on parenting style, based on real-life experiences. Test your rotor speed. There are no wrong answers, just more or less micromanagerial ones.
Peeps, the little marshmallow chicks with the brightly colored sugar coatings, have been a staple of American Easter baskets for generations. In celebration of Easter, test your knowledge of the world's cutest marshmallow candy with our Peeps trivia quiz. What state do Peeps call home? How many Peeps are in a sleeve? Which teen heartthrob got pelted with Peeps on national television? Click below to find out.
March 31 is Cesar Chavez Day (although many people will observe it Friday) which aims to promote service to the community in honor of Chavez’s life and work. An American farm worker, labor leader, and civil rights activist, Chavez is to many an icon of justice for the underclass. How much do you know about him? Take our quiz.
After surviving a shaky legislative birth, significant public opposition, and legal challenges that went all the way to the US Supreme Court, President Obama’s signature achievement, comprehensive health-care reform, is lurching toward full implementation in 2014.How well do you know the reform law and the underlying issues? Take our quiz to find out. (Updated November 2013.)
Sure you can pack away a short stack with the best of them, but how much do you really know about that most indulgent of breakfast entrees, the pancake? In honor of National Pancake Day 2012, test your knowledge of one of the world's oldest foods. Which Biblical prophet performed a pancake miracle? What state produces the most maple syrup? What are pancakes called in Greece? Take our 20-question quiz to see how you stack up with the pancake experts of the world.