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  • 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?

  • Hurricane prep: Are you smarter than a storm tracker?  Take our quiz

    Hurricane prep: Are you smarter than a storm tracker? Take our quiz

    Hurricane Irene is one of the biggest hurricanes to hit the US East Coast in years. But how much do you know about these powerful storms?

  • Elvis Presley: How well do you know the King of Rock and Roll? Take our quiz.

    Elvis Presley: How well do you know the King of Rock and Roll? Take our quiz.

    Thirty-four years after his death, Elvis Presley is still loved by millions and recognized as the King of Rock and Roll. Each year, thousands gather at his home, 'Graceland,' to mark the anniversary of his passing during "Elvis Week." How much do you know about the best-selling solo artist of all time? Take our quiz and find out.

  • The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for July 30-August 4, 2011

    The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for July 30-August 4, 2011

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

  • The comprehensive detective novels quiz

    The comprehensive detective novels quiz

    Detective novels have long been one of our favorite books genres, keeping us on the edge of our seats with endless plot twists and clever villains. But how well do you really know your detective novels? We've put together a quiz covering some of the classics to see how closely you've been paying attention.

  • The Monitor's weekly news quiz for July 25-29, 2011

    The Monitor's weekly news quiz for July 25-29, 2011

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

  • Weekly News Quiz for July 18-22, 2011

    Weekly News Quiz for July 18-22, 2011

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

  • The Monitor's weekly news quiz for July 11-15, 2011

    The Monitor's weekly news quiz for July 11-15, 2011

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

  • "Game of Thrones" quiz for die-hard fans

    "Game of Thrones" quiz for die-hard fans

    While we all count the days till Season Two of the HBO series "Game of Thrones," let's not forget about all the little things that happened in the first season. How well do you really know the story adapted from the first book of George R.R. Martin's "Song of Ice and Fire" fantasy series? Take our quiz on the minute details of Season One and find out!

  • Countdown to "Harry Potter": How well do you know "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince?"

    Countdown to "Harry Potter": How well do you know "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince?"

    Most diehard Harry Potter fans will swear that they know everything there is to know about each of J.K. Rowling's books. But how well do you really remember the sixth book in the series, "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince?" As we all prepare for the July 15, 2011, release of the movie version of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2" – the eighth and final "Harry Potter" film – take our quiz and find out!

  • Countdown to "Harry Potter": How well do you know "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix"?

    Countdown to "Harry Potter": How well do you know "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix"?

    Most diehard Harry Potter fans will swear that they know everything there is to know about each of J.K. Rowling's books. But how well do you really remember the fifth book in the series, "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix?" As we all prepare for the July 15, 2011, release of the movie version of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2" – the eighth and final "Harry Potter" film – take our quiz and find out!

  •  "Harry Potter" countdown: Test your knowledge of "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire"

    "Harry Potter" countdown: Test your knowledge of "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire"

    Most diehard Harry Potter fans will swear that they know everything there is to know about each of J.K. Rowling's books. But how well do you really remember the fourth book in the series, "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire?" As we all prepare for the July 15, 2011, release of the movie version of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2" – the eighth and final "Harry Potter" film – take our quiz and find out!

  • MLB All-Star Game 2011: Batter up to 10 questions

    MLB All-Star Game 2011: Batter up to 10 questions

    This year’s “Midsummer Classic” in Phoenix provides an opportunity to look back over the game’s history to gauge how much of a fan you are. Find out by taking this short quiz.

  • Countdown to "Harry Potter": Take our quiz on "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"

    Countdown to "Harry Potter": Take our quiz on "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"

    Most diehard Harry Potter fans will swear that they know everything there is to know about each of J.K. Rowling's books. But how well do you really remember book No. 3 in the series, "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban?" As we all prepare for the July 15, 2011, release of the movie version of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2" – the eighth and final "Harry Potter" film – take our quiz and find out!

  • Derek Jeter: A Monitor quiz on baseball's newest 3,000 hit man

    Derek Jeter: A Monitor quiz on baseball's newest 3,000 hit man

    Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees has become the 28th major leaguer to reach the 3,000 hit plateau. Other former Yankees have reached the milestone, but Jeter is the first to do it as a member of the franchise. Test your knowledge of Jeter's career in pinstripes.

  • The Monitor's weekly news quiz for July 3-8, 2011

    The Monitor's weekly news quiz for July 3-8, 2011

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

  • Countdown to "Harry Potter": Take our quiz on "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

    Countdown to "Harry Potter": Take our quiz on "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

    Most diehard Harry Potter fans will swear that they know everything there is to know about each of J.K. Rowling's books. But how well do you really remember the second book in the series, "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets?" As we all prepare for the July 15, 2011, release of the movie version of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2" – the eighth and final "Harry Potter" film – take our quiz and find out!

  • "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" quiz: How well do you know the first "Harry Potter" book?

    "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" quiz: How well do you know the first "Harry Potter" book?

    Most diehard Harry Potter fans will swear that they know everything there is to know about each of J.K. Rowling's books. But how well do you really remember the first book in the series, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone?" As we all prepare for the July 15, 2011, release of the movie version of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2" – the eighth and final "Harry Potter" film – take our quiz and find out!

  • Roger Clemens: pop quiz on a pitcher under fire

    Roger Clemens: pop quiz on a pitcher under fire

    Roger Clemens’ s hopes of ever making the Hall of Fame may partly hinge on his current perjury trial. Prosecutors allege Clemens lied under oath before Congress by denying he ever used performance-enhancing drugs. See how much you know about Clemens by taking this test.

  • How well do you know the Declaration of Independence? Take our quiz.

    How well do you know the Declaration of Independence? Take our quiz.

    Every Fourth of July, Americans celebrate the independence of the United States with fireworks, parades, and picnics. But how much do people know about the 1776 events that are being cheered? Here’s a quiz to test your knowledge of the Declaration of Independence.

  • Mickey Mantle Quiz: How much do you really know about the American legend?

    Mickey Mantle Quiz: How much do you really know about the American legend?

    Most readers will swear that they know all there is to know about Mickey Mantle. But how much do you really remember? Take our quiz and find out.

  • The Monitor's weekly news quiz for June 27-July 1, 2011

    The Monitor's weekly news quiz for June 27-July 1, 2011

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

 
 
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