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Yoga Quiz

When we think of yoga, two contrasting images may come to mind. The first is of people in athletic wear dutifully attempting postures under the direction of an instructor. The other is of old men in minimal clothing, like the guru Lahiri Mahasaya at right, who spent their lives mastering such postures, and also sought to achieve a kind of inner mastery whose nature is far more difficult to pin down.

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The St. Patrick’s Day Quiz

St. Patrick’s Day, the greenest feast day of the year, is a natural fit for the web’s greenest trivia site. If you’re lucky enough to be Irish or of Irish extraction, or just have a soft spot for the country, its heritage and its music, this quiz is for you.

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Curious about Conrad

Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) was the author of masterpieces like Lord Jim, Nostromo and Heart of Darkness. Surprisingly, Conrad:

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From our World Geography Quiz...

In Magellan’s wake

When sailing through the Straits of Magellan you will see glaciers and dense forests. You might also see humpback whales and elephant seals. Where are the Straits of Magellan?

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The shape of the galaxy

The galaxy we live in is called the Milky Way. It is shaped approximately like:

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From our J.R.R. Tolkien Quiz...

Grandfather

The Tolkien family came to England in the eighteenth century. John Tolkien, J.R.R. Tolkien’s grandfather, prospered at first but his business eventually collapsed, changing the course of life for his son, J.R.R. Tolkien’s father Arthur, causing him to leave England. What business had John Tolkien been in?

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