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Saturday Night Live Presidential Debates

The first real debate of this presidential election year is coming up tomorrow. But the debates held over the years on SNL are a lot more fun! Can you recall who played the candidates in those comedy debates? Test yourself with today’s Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss. I scored 50%, because I knew the really old [...]

Best Drama Emmy Winners

Today’s Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss is for TV aficionados and critics. Since 1988, 14 different shows have won the Emmy award for Best Drama. How many of them can you name in five minutes? I got about half of them by naming every series I could think of, including many I’ve never seen. You will [...]

Name That Supporting Cast

Today’s Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss is a lot of fun whether you know the answers or not. For each question, you’re given the cast of a movie, minus the star. Can you name the film for each cast? All I will say about my score is that I was correct for the movies that I [...]

Name That Wrestler

WWE fans surely know the names of their favorite wrestlers. You can learn a lot of them without even being a fan, if you surf pop culture sites as much as I do. But… do you know what their mothers call them? This Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss will separate the true fans from everyone else. [...]

Name the Big 12

Did you know that there are only ten schools in the Big 12 conference? I didn’t. But if you knew that, you’ll probably do well in today’s Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss. The challenge is to name all the Big 12 school in one minute. Good luck! Link

Is There an App for That?

The question “Is there an app for that?” is actually the challenge in today’s Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss. You’ll be given descriptions of something a smart phone might or might not do, and you decide whether that’s an existing app to do it or not. This is one of those quizzes that will be obsolete [...]

Name the 13 Best-Selling Candies in the U.S.

Did you know that June is National candy Month? In honor of the occasion, today’s Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss challenges you to name the 13 biggest-selling candies in the Unites States. Gum and mints are excluded from this list, which may make it easier or harder, who knows. You have three minutes. Me? I got [...]

The Top 10 Baby Boy Names

If you have anything to do with young people or children, you’ve probably noticed the trends in names changing as the years go by. But can you name the top ten names chosen for baby boys in 2011? In today’s Lunchtime Quiz at mental floss, you are asked to do just that …in three minutes! [...]

Name That Girl Scout Cookie

Now that the schools and kiosks are out of Girl Scouts cookies for the year, it’s time to test your knowledge. Of course, if you have a stash in the basement freezer, you might have a leg up on today’s Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss. But try it by memory. The challenge is to match up [...]

Right? Face

We see some brand logos so often that we don’t even pay attention to them anymore. So would you recognized a small change in them? In today’s Lunchtime Quiz at mental_floss, you’ll be presented with ten logos. Some have been flipped horizontally. Can you tell which ones? I scored 80%, which is surprising. Link