All Quizzes

  • Think you're a film buff? Take our movie trivia quiz!

    Hollywood produces some of America's most successful cultural exports. Are you a real movie buff? Test your knowledge of the silver screen with our 50-question mega quiz.

  • The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Jan. 9-13, 2012

    Wait, wait – don't tell me you haven't taken our news quiz!?

  • How much do you know about Tim Tebow? A quiz

    In a January 2012 ESPN poll, Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow was the most popular pro athlete in America. Now he's struggling to make the New England Patriots' 53-man roster. But how much do you really know about Tim Tebow? Take our quiz to see if you are a true Tebow-maniac.

  • US currency quiz

    Test your knowledge of our nation's legal tender in this 25-question currency quiz. Has a woman ever appeared on a US bill? Whose likeness appears on the $50 bill? What's the most expensive bill ever produced? Are $2 bills real? Click through to see if you're smart about money:

  • BCS National Championship Game: It’s Alabama football quiz time!

    Test your knowledge of the University of Alabama's football tradition.

  • BCS National Championship Game: It's LSU football quiz time!

    Alabama and Louisiana State go at it tonight with everything on the line in the New Orleans Superdome. Each team has multiple national titles and a rich football tradition. LSU prevailed in a regular-season matchup, 9-6, in overtime in a score that reflects just how evenly matched these teams are. While waiting for the kickoff, test your knowledge of LSU's football tradition, then link to the corresponding Alabama quiz(http://bit.ly/xjMktO) to test your grasp of the Crimson Tide's gridiron history.

  • The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Jan. 2-6, 2012

    How well do you stay up with the news – from the mainstream to the obscure? Match wits with our quiz!

  • Are you up on Latin American news? Try our quiz.

    Are you up on Latin American news? Try our quiz.

    It's been a big year in Latin America, and the Monitor has brought you on-the-ground reports from Mexico to Manitoba Colony, Bolivia. You probably know that Brazil is booming and former dictator Manuel Noriega arrived in Panama. But beyond the headlines, how closely did you follow the big events of 2011? Test your comprehension in this 2011 year-end quiz.

  • For 2012, 12 trivia questions about all things 'twelve'

    For 2012, 12 trivia questions about all things 'twelve'

    For the advent of 2012, we've fashioned 12 brain-teasers pertaining to the number '12.' Ring in the new year by testing your ability to come up with the name of a 12-sided shape, or the month in which Twelfth Night is observed.

  • 2011 fiction quiz: Can you recognize the opening line?

    2011 fiction quiz: Can you recognize the opening line?

    Ten opening lines and not a "dark and stormy night" among them? Sheesh, they don't write them like they used to. Thank goodness. The first pages of the books that made up The Christian Science Monitor's 10 Best Fiction Books of 2011 grab readers and propel them forward. They're set in a room, a taxi, a memory; they dip into childhood, nature and death; they are grabbers. Do you recognize the following opening lines?

  • Celebrity memoir quiz

    Celebrity memoir quiz

    Hooray for childhoods! Without them, we'd have so much less to complain about as adults. And by adults, I'm referring to the only important folks in our world today: You, me, and celebrities. As you and I work on our multi-volume memoirs – you are writing one, yes? – perhaps we can learn a thing from the early lives of the stars. Luckily, several Hollywood types looked back upon their awkward younger days in books published in 2011. Can you match these memories and memoirs?

  • Stock market quiz: Can you predict the market based on the trader's face?

    Stock market quiz: Can you predict the market based on the trader's face?

    The stock market is a roller coaster, rising and falling hundreds of points, sometimes in a single day. If it's stressful for investors, it wreaks emotional havoc on the traders who work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. As photographers have discovered over the years, the daily story of the stock market can be encapsulated in a single trader's face. Can you tell the market's performance based on the expressions of these traders? Take our 10-question stock market quiz:

  • Test your baseball knowledge with our comprehensive quiz

    Test your baseball knowledge with our comprehensive quiz

    How well do you know the major league game? Find out here.

  • How much do you know about Christmas? A quiz

    How much do you know about Christmas? A quiz

    Christmas is a Christian holiday marking the birth of Christ Jesus. But over the centuries, it has become associated with a global array of seasonal traditions and secular activities ranging from shopping to singing. How well do you know Christmas and these traditions? Take our quiz.

  • The Monitor's Weekly news Quiz 12/11-12/16

    The Monitor's Weekly news Quiz 12/11-12/16

    How well do stay up with the news – from the mainstream to the obscure? Match wits with our quiz!

  • The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Dec. 4-9, 2011

    The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Dec. 4-9, 2011

    How well do you stay up with the news – from the mainstream to the semi-ridiculous? Take our news quiz and find out!

  • Are you scientifically literate? Take our quiz

    Are you scientifically literate? Take our quiz

    You may have an opinion on climate change, evolution education, stem-cell research, and science funding. But do you have the facts to back up your opinion? This quiz will test your basic scientific literacy.

  • The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Nov. 27-Dec. 2, 2011

    The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Nov. 27-Dec. 2, 2011

    Wait, wait – don't tell me you haven't taken our news quiz?!

  • Thanksgiving Quiz: There's more to it than just knowing how to cook a turkey

    Thanksgiving Quiz: There's more to it than just knowing how to cook a turkey

    Your bird is defrosting, your electric carving knife is charged up, and you've located your pants with the expandable waistband. But how much do you really know about the face-stuffing, football-watching, afternoon-napping, politics-avoiding, gratitude-expressing extravaganza that is Turkey Day? Take this quiz to test your knowledge.

  • Who said that? Match the Republican candidates with the quotes.

    Who said that? Match the Republican candidates with the quotes.

    Politicians say the darndest things sometimes. True to form, the Republican candidates in this presidential election cycle have had their share of defensive retorts, philosophical ruminations, and platform-affirming declarations. But can you guess who said what? Take the quiz. 

  • The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Nov. 13-18, 2011

    The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Nov. 13-18, 2011

    How well do stay up with the news – from the mainstream to the obscure? Match wits with our quiz!

  • The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Nov. 6-11, 2011

    The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Nov. 6-11, 2011

    How well do you stay up with the news – from the mainstream to the semi-ridiculous? Take our news quiz and find out!

  • How much do you know about America's veterans? Take the quiz.

    How much do you know about America's veterans? Take the quiz.

    Every year, specifically on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month when major hostilities of World War I were formally ended, Americans pay tribute to all veterans – living and dead – who served their country honorably during war or peacetime. On this Veterans Day – 11/11/11 – test your knowledge of America's former service members.

  • The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Oct. 30-Nov. 4, 2011

    The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Oct. 30-Nov. 4, 2011

    Wait, wait – don't tell me you haven't taken our news quiz yet?!

  • How much do you know about the Second Amendment? A quiz.

    How much do you know about the Second Amendment? A quiz.

    After decades of inactivity, the US Supreme Court in 2008 began a major reexamination of the scope of the right to keep and bear arms, an issue that has long ignited passionate debate and prompted powerful political lobbying. How well do you understand this constitutional evolution? Take our quiz to test your knowledge.

 
 
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