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Tag Archives: quizzes
Friday Fun: Find that World Heritage Site!
OK, we could all use a little Friday fun, and this will still exercise our brains a little too. The History Channel has a games page, and one in the “Trivia Quizzes” category is “Mankind: World Heritage Destinations.” Select either … Continue reading
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Friday Fun: Pew Quizzes
Time for some Friday Fun! Take these fun, short, and grade-free quizzes from the Pew Research Center that will allow you to see how your opinions and knowledge compare to others’ responses: in News IQ, Millennialism, Science Knowledge, etc. Global … Continue reading
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Friday Fun: Word Games
Lots of us go to the Merriam-Webster.com site to get definitions, but there are some word games there, too! When you complete a quiz you’ll be able to compare your score to the average score overall, or the average score … Continue reading
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Can you pass the citizenship test?
Today, Monday February 17, is President’s Day. Did you know that it was moved from February 22 (George Washington’s birthday) to the 3rd Monday of February as part of an effort to make more 3-day weekends for workers? Hmmm. Since … Continue reading
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Friday Fun: Vocabulary & Free Rice Too
Are you one of those people who always enjoy the Word Power™ feature in Reader’s Digest? Did you always enjoy flash cards? Trivia games? Well, check this out: Boost your vocabulary while making donations of rice through the World Food … Continue reading
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Summer Brain Exercises – Friday Fun
OK, it’s summer (officially), and if you aren’t taking classes you need to keep your brain limber! So test your knowledge: How may countries can you name? Take the Countries of the World Quiz. This quiz is at an interesting … Continue reading
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How old are you, biologically?
Are your habits aging you prematurely and taking years off your life expectancy? Take the Vitality Compass, a life expectancy quiz which will tell you how long you can expect to live given your current lifestyle. You might not want … Continue reading
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Ultimate History Quiz
The History Channel dares you to try its “Ultimate History Quiz.” Ten questions to every game. Twenty seconds to answer each question. The faster you answer, the higher your score. But no pressure. Really. Need to brush up? Andersen Library … Continue reading
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Constitution & Citizenship Day
Fri., Sept. 17, is Constitution Day, anniversary of the day Constitutional Convention delegates signed the U.S. Constitution in 1787. Once ratified by the states, it established the federal government we know today. I’ll bet there’s a lot about this document … Continue reading
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