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  • Do you know your National Football League history? Take our quiz

    OK, serious pro football fans, here’s an opportunity to show your stuff. It’s first down and 30 questions to proving just how much you know about NFL history with this wide-ranging test.

  • 49ers' Kaepernick surpasses Montana, Young. A Week 11 NFL quiz

    The revered legacies of San Francisco quarterbacking greats Joe Montana and Steve Young had to stand down Monday night, as benchwarmer Colin Kaepernick turned in a better first game as a starter than either of the Hall of Famers. Forced into service by an injury to starter Alex Smith, Kaepernick helped bury the Bears, who were without injured QB Jay Cutler, by completing more passes (16 of 23) and throwing for more yards (243) and  more touchdowns (2) than either Montana or Young did in their debuts as San Francisco starters. The result: a 32-7 win. To test your knowledge of Week 11 NFL developments, take this 12-question quiz.

  • Test your grammar 'smarts' with our quiz!

    Think you're a grammar geek? Try these challenges.

  • Are you smarter than a US Marine? Take the recruitment quiz

    The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is made up of 10 tests. but only four are used to see if you qualify to join the US military. Word Knowledge (WK), Paragraph Comprehension (PC), Arithmetic Reasoning (AR), and Mathematics Knowledge (MK)  are used to compute your Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) score. Our 24 sample questions cover just those areas. The real recruitment test has 105 questions.Are you smart enough to be a US Marine or Air Force pilot? Take our quiz.

  • Saints and Eagles head in opposite directions. A Week 9 NFL quiz

    In handwriting parlance, the New Orleans Saints are an ascender, the Philadelphia Eagles a descender. With a 28-13 victory Monday night, the Saints, who started the season 0-4, have now won three of their last four games. The Eagles, who also are 3-5 overall, by contrast have pretty much crash landed with four straight losses, leading to growing speculation about whether coach Andy Reid will keep his job or Michael Vick will remain the starting quarterback.  To test your knowledge of Week 9 NFL developments, take this 14-question quiz.

  • Are you a smart shopper? Take our quiz.

    The busiest shopping season of the year is fast approaching. Test your shopping acumen with this comprehensive quiz.

  • Could the 49ers pick up where San Francisco’s Giants left off? A Week 8 NFL quiz

    San Francisco quarterback Alex Smith was on fire in Monday night’s 24-3 romp over the faltering Arizona Cardinals. He completed 18 of 19 passes, leading some to wonder if the 49ers might just be ready to follow the Giants’ World Series win with a Super Bowl championship. To review your knowledge of Week 8 NFL developments, take this 14-question quiz.

  • 2012 World Series quiz: How much do you know about the Detroit Tigers?

    The Tigers square off with the San Francisco Giants in the 2012 World Series. To test your historical knowledge of one of baseball's oldest teams, try taking this 16-question quiz.

  • 2012 World Series quiz: Are you a real San Francisco Giants fan?

    The Giants and Detroit Tigers face off in the 2012 World Series. How much do you know about the San Francisco Giants? Test your knowledge of baseball's team from the 'City by the Bay' with this 19-question quiz.

  • Edgar Allan Poe: How well do you know one of literature's spookiest authors?

    As Halloween approaches, how well do you know the author of some of literature's scariest stories?

  • Aaron, Eli, and Andrew: quarterbacks on parade. A Week 7 NFL quiz

    As President Obama and Mitt Romney debated national defense issues Monday night, the Chicago Bears parlayed their own rugged defense into a 13-7 victory over the Detroit. In terms of points allowed, San Francisco did Chicago even one better last Thursday, holding Seattle to just two first-half field goals in a 13-6 win. To review your knowledge of Week 7 NFL developments take this 12-question quiz.

  • How well do you know J.R.R. Tolkien? Take our quiz

    There is more to J.R.R. Tolkien than just 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings.' Take this quiz to test your knowledge on the great scholar and storyteller. 

  • Presidents and the economy: Who was best, worst? Take our quiz.

    Presidents are judged at the ballot box and in history books by how well the economy performs during their tenure. Can you guess which president fared the best? The worst?

  • How well do you know Brazil? Take our quiz and find out!

    From the sandy beach of Ipanema to the Amazon rain forest, test your knowledge on Brazil's history, geography, and culture.

  • The toast of Texas? 5-0 Houston Texans: A Week 5 NFL quiz

    Their win on Monday Night Football was no masterpiece, but the resourceful Houston Texans remained perfect by knocking off the Jets in New York, 23-17. Next up, the suddenly reeling Packers in a Sunday night shootout. What do you know about the play of the Texans and other developments during Week 5 of the NFL season? Take this 12-question quiz.

  • Dallas Cowboys: America’s so-so team? A Week 4 NFL Quiz

    The Chicago Bears looked like a far more serious Super Bowl contender than Dallas Monday night in beating the Cowboys 34-18. It was yet another game underscoring Dallas’s march toward mediocrity over the last six years. What do you know about the play of the team’s starting quarterback and other developments during Week 4 of the NFL season? Take this 12-question quiz.

  • College football superfan challenge: A 'Top 25' exam

    A college football quiz, on everything from rules and records to the sport's rich traditions.

  • Think you know the odd effects of global climate change? Take our quiz.

    Climate change conjures images of long, hot summers, melting ice caps and stranded polar bears. But as the weather gets stranger, so too does its effects on the environment, sometimes in the oddest of ways. How well do you know the signs of change?

  • NFL replacement refs and the Seahawks win. A Week 3 NFL quiz

    The NFL replacement refs found another of their calls scrutinized Monday, when Seattle beat the Packers on game-ending touchdown play that many felt wasn’t a TD at all.  What do you know about this play and other key developments during Week 3 of the NFL season? Take this 10-question  quiz.

  • How savvy are you about real estate? Take our quiz.

    You hire a real estate agent to help you buy or sell your home, your largest financial asset, but how do you know if he’s doing his job well? Even more worrisome, how do you know his financial incentives are aligned with your interests? As we show in our new book Inside the Sell, the best way to navigate the potential minefield of residential real estate is to find a great agent, but consumers are often asking the wrong questions. Take our quiz to test your real estate savvy:

  • 'The Perks of Being A Wallflower': How well do you know it? Take the quiz

    'The Perks of Being A Wallflower' is being released as a feature film Sept. 21. How well do you know Stephen Chbosky's novel?

  • Think you know Japan? Take our quiz to find out.

    How much do you know about The Land of the Rising Sun? Put your knowledge to the test.

  • NFL weekly news quiz: Coughlin and Cam in the headlines

    New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin got upset at the end of his team's win over the Buccaneers. Meanwhile, Panthers quarterback Cam Newton continues his NFL education. To review some of the key developments during the first two weeks of the season, try taking this 10-question pop quiz.

  • US political convention history: How much do you know?

    Every four years, Republicans and Democrats gather to formally nominate their party's candidates for President and Vice President. Test your knowledge of US political convention history by taking this Monitor quiz.

  • Minor league baseball: Where do these teams play?

    Minor league baseball teams often choose nicknames that reflect the local characteristics of the cities they represent.

 
 
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