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Elon Musk Quiz

The future used to have so much promise, with its flying cars and its robot butlers, but then it turned bleak, with unbreathable air and unendurable temperatures. The future needed help fast. The future needed Elon Musk, and it got him. Some have suspected that with his curious name, his slightly odd manner, and his persistent habit of introducing humanity to valuable new technologies, Elon Musk might be a benevolent alien. However, it is important to remember that he also might not be.

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The Salad Days Quiz

The onset of a Northern summer seems like a good time to bring you this quiz about salads. We invite you to cool off with a set of questions that takes you from the salons of the Waldorf Astoria to the fabled carrot patches of ancient Rome.

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The Technology Quiz

History is to a large degree the history of technology, from ancient discoveries like the wheel and the lever to the fast-developing high technology of today. This quiz presents a sampling of moments from that long and fascinating story.

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Your Daily Question...

Household words

Of the fifteen novels written by the great Charles Dickens, five have for their title the full name of the main character — well-known names like Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby and David Copperfield. Which of the following is one of the two slightly less-known Dickensian heroes in this group?

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From our Antiquity Quiz...

Utnapishtim

The ancient Babylonian epic of Gilgamesh is one of the oldest works of literature still extant. One important episode features a man named Utnapishtim, who:

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Myth, Magic and Mystery

From our Evolution Quiz...

This old planet

Evolution, the story of life on our planet, began not long after the Earth itself was formed — at least, not long in geological terms. About how long ago did the Earth form?

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The Natural World

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From our Mozart Quiz...

Wunderkind

Mozart embarked on a major concert tour of European courts and concert halls when he was only six. In the fashion of the time, which of the following accessories did he wear while performing?

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People and Pop Culture

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