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  • 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.

  • Can you outsmart a tornado? Take our quiz

    Can you outsmart a tornado? Take our quiz

    Every year, more than 1,100 tornadoes are spotted in the United States. If you see a funnel cloud, what should you do? Take our quiz.

  • The Monitor's weekly news quiz for April 10-16, 2011

    The Monitor's weekly news quiz for April 10-16, 2011

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

  • Poetry quiz: Can you match the poet to the poem?

    Poetry quiz: Can you match the poet to the poem?

    April is National Poetry Month. Celebrate by testing your knowledge of these well known English-language poets. How many of these verses can you match to the poet who penned them?

  • Civil War anniversary: 13 questions 150 years later

    Civil War anniversary: 13 questions 150 years later

    On April 12, 1861, long-simmering tensions between North and South ignited and began the four-year War Between the States. In a recent Pew Research Center survey, more than half of Americans said that the Civil War is still relevant to US politics. Test your knowledge of the Civil War by taking this short quiz.

  • The Monitor's weekly news quiz for April 4-9 2011

    The Monitor's weekly news quiz for April 4-9 2011

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

  • Literary cats: How many of these famously bookish felines do you know?

    Literary cats: How many of these famously bookish felines do you know?

    From detective cats to healing cats to library cats, felines have earned their own peculiar niche in literature. How well do you know the furry beasts of the book world? Can you match cat to quote?

  • Masters 2011 golf tournament quiz: The back nine

    Masters 2011 golf tournament quiz: The back nine

    In Augusta, Ga. this week, it’s swing time, as the 75th Masters tournament brings together 99 of the world’s best golfers. Here are nine questions to test your Masters IQ.

  • You think you know the stock market? Take our quiz.

    You think you know the stock market? Take our quiz.

    Stock markets play a central role in the modern economy – channeling financial fuel to businesses and sometimes channeling anxiety in the minds of investors. But in this era of lightning-fast trades and stock-exchange consolidation, how much do you know about the roots of stock trading? Test your smarts, or learn something new, with this quiz.

  • Masters 2011 golf tournament quiz: The front nine

    Masters 2011 golf tournament quiz: The front nine

    In Augusta, Ga. this week, it’s swing time, as the 75th Masters tournament brings together 99 of the world’s best golfers. Here are nine questions to test your Masters IQ.

 
 
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