All Quizzes

  • Are you more (or less) conservative than Mitt Romney? Take our quiz!

    Is Romney a GOP wannabe? Or do his positions align with your values more than you think? Take our quiz to find out! 

  • Are you a 'Real American'? Take the alternative citizenship quiz!

    Just how American are you? Take our alternative citizenship quiz and find out!

  • How much do you know about Mexico? Take our quiz.

    From Pre-Columbian civilization to the drug trafficking organizations of today, how much do you know about the United States' neighbor to the south?

  • How much do you know about presidential pets? Take our quiz.

    First pets have long attracted publicity and press. From pooches to parakeets, see what facts you can recall about some noteworthy presidential pets. 

  • Uh oh, Sunday is Father's Day! What to do? Take our quiz.

    Sunday is Father’s Day and we all know what that means. Or do we?Maybe a virtual trip to the NASCAR Father’s Day Gift Center (No, we’re not making this up. It exists on the Internet.) for racing socks or barbecue tools? Or, for the DIY crowd, perhaps an original piece of art based on Dad’s smiling face?But if you really want to know what’s in your dear Papa’s heart and soul, cozy up to our Father’s Day Quiz and get the real skinny on Father’s Day: what dads really want, why the day even exists, and why that LeBron James bobblehead doll may be talking to you, but not to your dad.

  • Hugo Chávez 101: a quiz about Venezuela's ex-president

    Venezuela's longtime president Hugo Chávez, whose death was announced Mar. 5, 2013, was a powerful force in Latin American politics for decades. But how well do you know the self-described Bolivarian revolutionary?  Take our quiz and find out!

  • How skewed is America's income inequality? Take our quiz.

    Income inequality has become a central issue in the presidential election, with President Obama declaring it “the defining issue of our time,” Mitt Romney decrying “the bitter politics of envy,” and Romney’s former Bain partner (and current campaign contributor) Edward Conard arguing, in a new book, that income inequality is something America needs more of.  To evaluate what the candidates say in the coming months, you’ll need a working knowledge of the topic. How well do you know American inequality? Take this quiz based on my new book, "The Great Divergence":

  • Are you teaching your kids the habits of financial success? Take our quiz.

    Many guides offer tips on how to raise children, but there's little research on how to teach financial success. So I did my own research: a year developing a questionnaire; four years interviewing 233 wealthy people and 128 poor people; and another 18 months writing a book, "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals." Financially successful parents pick and choose among these habits and they often emphasize the character these qualities build rather than the money they bring. While putting them into practice doesn't guarantee financial success, following a well-worn path increases your chances of getting to your destination. If you have a child 14 years or older, take our quiz to see if your success habits coincide with those taught by the well-to-do:

  • So you think you know Congress? Take our quiz.

    With job approval ratings in single digits, Congress is at record lows in public opinion. Is it because the nation's lawmakers are truly performing badly? Or is the institution – viewed by Founding Fathers as the preeminent branch – maligned and misunderstood? See how much you know about the Congress. Take our quiz!

  • A Diamond Jubilee quiz: How well do you know Queen Elizabeth II?

    Queen Elizabeth II is celebrating her Diamond Jubilee as Britain's monarch this year. Are you a royal neophyte or a hawk-eyed royal watcher? Take our quiz and find out!

  • Think you can spell? Take our Spelling Bee quiz!

    To commemorate the 85th Scripps National Spelling Bee, held this week in Oxon Hill, Md., we present a quiz of all the winning words since 1925. Click on the link to listen to the word. Most pronunciations of the come from Merriam Webster's dictionary website. A new window will open and you will hear the word. Then close the window and select what you think is the correct spelling. (In some cases, the full spelling of the word will appear the URL for the pronunciation. This is unavoidable. To avoid temptation, you should hide your URL bar.)

  • Golden Gate Bridge 75th anniversary: Take a knowledge challenge

    The bridge that some experts once thought could never be built – San Francisco’s Golden Gate – on Sunday officially celebrates 75 years since its opening. How much do you know of the bridge’s story?

  • Vladimir Putin 101: A quiz about Russia's president

    Vladimir Putin is back in charge of Russia, taking up the office of president for the third time in 12 years.  How well do you know Russia's top political figure Take our quiz and find out!

  • The 9/11 trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed: A quiz

    Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, is the lead defendant in what may become the most important US war crimes tribunal since Nuremberg. How much do you know about him and the case against him? Take our quiz.

  • Student loans and college finance: Take our quiz!

    Rising college costs have pushed America's student loan debt over the $1 trillion mark for the first time.  Here's a quiz designed to test your knowledge on college finance ... and expand it.

  • Know your US presidents? See if D.C. Decoder can stump you!

    Who pays for the president's food? Which president has a sport named after him? Match wits with a master of useless (but entertaining) presidential information.

  • NFL Draft quiz: Serious football fans, please stand up

    The National Football League’s annual selection of college players is when year-round fans settle in for three days of televised announcements, beginning Thursday night. Test your NFL draft knowledge with our quiz.

  • Fenway Park: 10 questions about baseball's 100-year-old

    As the oldest ballpark in the major leagues celebrates its centennial, it isn’t just Bostonians who claim familiarity with the Back Bay landmark. To gauge how much you know about Fenway’s past and present, trying taking this quiz.

  • Do you know the facts behind Arizona's immigration law? Take our quiz.

    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?

  • Are you a Helicopter Parent? Take our quiz

    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.

  • How much do you know about Earth Day? Take our quiz!

    April 22 marks the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day, a day intended to inspire awareness and promote appreciation for the environment. So it's time to test your knowledge of Earth Day history, trivia, and statistics.

  • Bestselling books: How well do you know the books on the top?

    From the IndieBound's bestseller list, test your knowledge of today's popular books.  

  • Kim 101: How well do you know North Korea's leaders?

    North Korea's new supreme leader Kim Jong-un appears to be securing his hold on the country's reins last held by his father, Kim Jong-il. How well do you know the Kim dynasty? Take our quiz and find out!

  • Pulitzer Prize: How well do you know the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winners?

    How well do you know past Pulitzer Prize winners for fiction?

  • Are you a TV trivia buff? Take our quiz

    Ever since Philo T. Farnsworth, David Sarnoff, and Vladimir Zworykin started toying with vacuum tubes in the early part of the 20th century, we've been intrigued by the box with moving pictures and sound. Try your hand at our television trivia quiz.

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