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  • The Monitor's weekly news quiz for Oct. 24-28, 2011

    The Monitor's weekly news quiz for Oct. 24-28, 2011

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

  • The Monitor's weekly news quiz for Oct.17-21, 2011

    The Monitor's weekly news quiz for Oct.17-21, 2011

    Test your news knowledge – from the obvious to the obscure – with our photo quiz.

  • Baseball lovers, test your World Series IQ

    Baseball lovers, test your World Series IQ

    As the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals square off in the 2011 World Series, take this quiz to gauge your Fall Classic IQ:

  • The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Oct. 10-14, 2011

    The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Oct. 10-14, 2011

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

  • Political hair apparents. It's a head game!

    Political hair apparents. It's a head game!

    Do appearances matter? Sometimes. In the 1960 John F. Kennedy-Richard Nixon debate, those who watched on TV said Kennedy won. Those who heard it on the radio, said Nixon won, according to one study. Sen. John Edwards' $400 haircuts became campaign fodder in 2007, as did a $2,500 coiffure bill among Hillary Clinton's campaign expenses in 2008. What do you think, did these US politicians get their money's worth – and can you identify them?

  •  The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Oct. 2-7, 2011

    The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Oct. 2-7, 2011

    How well do you stay in touch with the news – from the mainstream to the obscure? Take our news quiz and find out!

  • How much do you know about Mitt Romney? A quiz.

    How much do you know about Mitt Romney? A quiz.

    To his supporters, Mitt Romney is an adaptable pragmatist with the potential to appeal to a broad electorate. To his critics, the former Massachusetts governor is a political chameleon, a man willing to say anything to win an election. Almost everyone agrees that Romney is an experienced manager with a history of turning around failing organizations. Can he do the same for the United States? How much do you know about the man who is affectionately known as the Stormin' Mormon? Take our quiz to find out.

  • Take the Nobel Peace Prize quiz

    Take the Nobel Peace Prize quiz

    The Nobel Peace Prize is one of the richest and most prestigious awards in the world. The prize includes a $1.5 million award. But how much do you really know about the Nobel Peace Prize? Take our 15-question quiz.

  • The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Sept. 25-30, 2011

    The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Sept. 25-30, 2011

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

  • How Neo got his juice: Do you know your sci-fi energy?

    How Neo got his juice: Do you know your sci-fi energy?

    Imagining worlds without oil sounds like the easy work of daydreams. But the future is a complicated place, even when we're making it up. Even the most outrageous fantasies – from inter-galactic, cross-species space flights to time travel – must also be plausible. This is something every movie maker knows, or learns the hard way -- from fans. Popular series have always inspired "fan fiction," in which story buffs spin new tales about their favorite characters. Today, there are Internet forums and unofficial web shrines where fans discuss the finer points of sci fi. The worlds fans love may not exist, but they are experts in them anyway. They know what powers a lightsaber, where the USS Enterprise gets its fuel, or how The Matrix “really” works. Even fantasy worlds have rules, and the best fans know them. Do you?

  • Baseball playoffs: the ultimate fan quiz

    Baseball playoffs: the ultimate fan quiz

    Take this 12-question test to gauge your knowledge of baseball’s postseason since the playoffs era began. If you get nine or more answers right, we consider you a true all-star.

  • Baseball’s Roger Maris: the slugger who surpassed the Babe

    Baseball’s Roger Maris: the slugger who surpassed the Babe

    It was 50 years ago, on Oct. 1, that Roger Maris broke Babe Ruth’s single-season home run mark by hitting his record-breaking 61st home run on the 1961 season’s final game. Only 23,154 witnessed the the solo shot in Yankee Stadium. Maris is surely the least known of baseball’s greatest sluggers. Test your own Maris knowledge with this quiz.

  • Do you know the new fall TV season? Take our quiz.

    Do you know the new fall TV season? Take our quiz.

    Autumn always marks the kickoff to another television season, and the competition for your attention this year is fierce. From big-budget Spielberg-helmed science fiction to a reality show about people whose only qualification is their hate for celebrities, the big networks have it all this year. Some will live on and become classics, and some will be cancelled before 2012. How much do you know about this year's crop?

  • The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz

    The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz

    Wait, wait – don't tell me you haven't taken The Monitor's weekly news quiz!?

  • How well do you know the Brooklyn book scene?

    How well do you know the Brooklyn book scene?

    Brooklyn has played host to authors from Walt Whitman to Truman Capote throughout its colorful history. How much do you know about these authors, their lives and their works?

  • The Monitor's weekly news quiz for Sept. 11-16, 2011

    The Monitor's weekly news quiz for Sept. 11-16, 2011

    Wait, wait – don't tell me you haven't taken The Monitor's weekly news quiz!?

  • Are you ready for the presidential primaries? Take our quiz.

    Are you ready for the presidential primaries? Take our quiz.

    Election season is heating up already, as a diverse GOP field tries to differentiate themselves. It's nearly time for primary season, but are you ready?

  • How well do you know Rick Perry? Take our quiz

    How well do you know Rick Perry? Take our quiz

    GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry became governor of Texas in 2000 when Gov. George W. Bush resigned to be president. Gov. Perry hasn't looked back since. Perry's now the frontrunner, according to polls, in a crowded Republican primary race. How well do you know the man from Paint Creek, Texas? Take our quiz.

  • The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Sept. 3-9, 2011

    The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Sept. 3-9, 2011

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

  • GOP debate: Who said it? A quiz.

    GOP debate: Who said it? A quiz.

    Many things were said at the Sept. 7 GOP presidential debate at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, Calif. Can you remember who said what?

  • The Monitor's weekly news quiz for Aug. 29-Sept. 2, 2011

    The Monitor's weekly news quiz for Aug. 29-Sept. 2, 2011

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

  • Quiz: Education by the numbers

    Quiz: Education by the numbers

    Dropout rates, reading proficiency, average salaries for high school graduates, school-funding relative to other nations: Take our back-to-school quiz and see how you fare in your knowledge of how America educates its children.

  • 2011 US Open: It’s time for tennis ... and a test

    2011 US Open: It’s time for tennis ... and a test

    New York hosts the annual Grand Slam tennis finale, the US Open, Aug. 29-Sept. 11. Defending champions Rafael Nadal of Spain and Kim Clijsters of The Netherlands will be among the players looking to take home some of a record $23.7 million in prize money. Check your knowledge of the Open by taking this quiz.

  • The Monitor's weekly news quiz for Aug. 22-26, 2011

    The Monitor's weekly news quiz for Aug. 22-26, 2011

    How closely do you follow world events? Test your news knowledge – from the obvious to the obscure – with our photo quiz.

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

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

    America is a vast country with too many landmarks and attractions for one person to see, ranging from the sublimely beautiful Grand Canyon to a Stonehenge replica made from junk cars. Does your knowledge reach from the majesty of America's purple mountains and across its amber waves of grain to its fruited plains?

 
 
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