All Quizzes

  • How well do you know Julia Child? Take our quiz!

    Think you know the stories behind one of America's best-loved chefs? Take our quiz and find out how well you know Julia Child!

  • Stephen King quiz: How well do you know his books?

    Are you a Stephen King super-fan? Prove it with this quiz.

  • 2012 Olympic quiz, Part II: Are you a gold medalist?

    The second installment of our Monitor 2012 London Olympics quiz.

  • Are you a real foodie? Take our quiz!

    Put your culinary knowledge to the test; take our quiz and find out if you're a true foodie!

  • 2012 London Olympics quiz: Are you ready for a gold medal?

    As more than 14,000 athletes from an estimated 205 countries compete at this summer’s Olympics in London, from July 27 to Aug. 12, it’s time for you to test your Olympic aptitude by taking this 25-question quiz. If you get 20 or more right, consider yourself medal-worthy.

  • How much do you know about terrorism? Take the quiz.

  • Are you more (or less) liberal than President Obama? Take our quiz!

    Are you disappointed that Obama's compromised his Democratic values? Or do his positions align with your values more than you think? Take our quiz to find out! 

  • 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 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.

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