All Quizzes

  • The Monitor's weekly news quiz for May 27-June 3, 2011

    The Monitor's weekly news quiz for May 27-June 3, 2011

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

  • NBA Finals exam: Test your knowledge of pro basketball history

    NBA Finals exam: Test your knowledge of pro basketball history

    In 2011, the Dallas Mavericks trounced the Miami Heat in six games (4-2) to take the championship series. Remember how Dirk Nowitzki won the MVP? Now’s the time to put your pro basketball IQ to the test. Try answering the following 10 questions about the history of the NBA Finals.

  • 2011 NBA Finals: 10 questions about the Heat and Mavericks

    2011 NBA Finals: 10 questions about the Heat and Mavericks

    As the Miami Heat and Dallas Mavericks commence their best-of-seven championship series, here’s your opportunity to step up and test what you know about the two teams.

  • World newsletter quiz

    World newsletter quiz

    A weekend quiz designed specially for our daily newsletter subscribers. Five questions, lots of fun!

  • The Monitor's weekly news quiz for May 23- 27, 2011

    The Monitor's weekly news quiz for May 23- 27, 2011

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

  • Indianapolis 500: A centennial quiz

    Indianapolis 500: A centennial quiz

    The biggest spectacle in auto racing celebrated its 100th year in 2011, as 33 drivers took to the oval track at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Test your knowledge of the Indy 500 by taking this quiz.

  • For ESPN viewers (and fans): a Big Quiz

    For ESPN viewers (and fans): a Big Quiz

    Fans of ESPN are all abuzz about the newly released 770-page book about their favorite sports cable network. James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales conducted 560 interviews in writing “Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN.” To determine how closely you’ve been following this “world,” we offer this quiz of your ESPN aptitude.

  • Which country has the world's biggest car market?

    Which country has the world's biggest car market?

    Emerging nations, like Brazil, India, and China, are challenging the US in the automobile industry. Consider the question below and check out staff writer Greg Lamb's article on the evolving world car market.

  • World Newsletter: Weekly quiz May 21-22

    World Newsletter: Weekly quiz May 21-22

    Here's a weekly quiz specially designed for subscribers to our free daily World Editor's Picks newsletter.

  • The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for May 16-20, 2011

    The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for May 16-20, 2011

    How passionately do you follow the news? Test your knowledge of the obvious to the obscure in this week's photo quiz.

  • What does computer desktop clutter say about you? Take our quiz.

    What does computer desktop clutter say about you? Take our quiz.

    A survey by Hunch.com, compiles the replies from 20,000 people about the state of their computer desktops. Hunch is a company that says it's building a comprehensive database of web user tastes and preferences. Are you neat or messy? What does that say about you? Take the quiz.

  • The Monitor's weekly news quiz for April 26 - May 1, 2011

    The Monitor's weekly news quiz for April 26 - May 1, 2011

    How much of a "News Junkie" are you? From the obvious to the more obscure, test your knowledge of the week's events. Take our photo quiz.

  • Weekly World Quiz May 14-15

    Weekly World Quiz May 14-15

    Here's a fun way to test yourself on what you've learned from the Monitor this week. If you want to understand more, every answer page has a related article that gives the full story.

  • The Monitor's weekly news quiz for May 9-13, 2011

    The Monitor's weekly news quiz for May 9-13, 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 May 1-7, 2011

    The Monitor's weekly news quiz for May 1-7, 2011

    How well do you follow current events – from the obvious to the obscure? Try our photo news quiz and find out.

  • Thor: Are you a Marvel Comic expert? Take the Thor movie quiz.

    Thor: Are you a Marvel Comic expert? Take the Thor movie quiz.

    Marvel Studios' Thor opens in the US Friday, May 6. It’s the newest of a recent spate of movies based on Marvel comic books. Also coming, this summer are Captain America (July 22) with a planned crossover in The Avengers, due out next year. For now, it’s time to brush up on your knowledge of the Norse mythology and Mighty Thor. He's been fighting crime since his father, the Norse king of the gods, placed him on Earth in the 1962 Journey into Mystery #83. How much do you know about Thor?

  • The Monitor's weekly news quiz for April 21-25, 2011

    The Monitor's weekly news quiz for April 21-25, 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" junkies: Try our quiz

    "Game of Thrones" junkies: Try our quiz

    Are you a "Game of Thrones" junkie? Establish the level of your "GoT" cred by taking our quiz. (And if you're watching the HBO series, no worries about spoilers – our questions stay within the limits of the first two episodes.)

  • NFL Draft: 12 questions to test your expertise

    NFL Draft: 12 questions to test your expertise

    The three-day 2011 National Football League draft kicks off in New York Thursday with the first round in prime time. Gauge your grasp of draft history with this quiz.

  • The Monitor's weekly news quiz: April 17-23

    The Monitor's weekly news quiz: April 17-23

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

  • Earth Day: How much do you know about climate change? Take our quiz.

    Earth Day: How much do you know about climate change? Take our quiz.

    A lot of people have opinions about climate change, but do they really know what they are talking about? Test your knowledge with this quiz.

  • How much do you know about the Tea Party? A quiz.

    How much do you know about the Tea Party? A quiz.

    The tea party movement was a major player in the 2010 election, and will likely play a major role in the 2012 presidential race. Depending on who you ask, the Tea Party is the ultimate grassroots movement, patriotically focused on fiscal responsibility and reduction of the deficit – or it's a re-branding of conservative Republican Party candidates and policies, funded by the same old big money. How much do you know about the Tea Party?

  • Earth Day: Are you saving the planet or just showing off? Take our quiz.

    Earth Day: Are you saving the planet or just showing off? Take our quiz.

    Are you making environmental choices in order to save the planet or because you want to be seen with a green halo? A new study by economic researchers Steven Sexton and Alison Sexton suggests that some people purchase products that are perceived as environmentally friendly as a way of increasing their social standing. They found, for example, that the unusually shaped Toyota Prius hybrid was a conspicuous badge that sold better in “green” communities than in other communities, all things being equal. “Consumers are willing to pay up to several thousand dollars to signal their environmental bona fides through their car choice,” wrote Sexton and Sexton. Are you a “conspicuous conservationist”? Take our quiz to find out. (Note that our quiz will label answers that conspicuous conservationists would give as "Correct!" and all other answers as "Incorrect!"

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

    How much do you know about cybersecurity? Take our quiz.

    Are you smarter about real-life computer security and cyberconflict than Skynet, the evil computer network in the "Terminator" movie series? Take this quiz to find out.

  • Shakespeare quiz: Can you match the quote to the play?

    Shakespeare quiz: Can you match the quote to the play?

    Although we don't actually know Shakespeare's birthday, it is officially celebrated on April 23. This year, to mark his 447th, are you willing to test your knowledge of the Bard? See how many of these familiar Shakespearean lines you can match to the plays in which they appear.