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Another Weekly Quiz

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Supposedly quizzes and puzzles are good for staving off dementia; the BBC quiz leaves me feeling like an idiot half the time, so I thought I'd give us all an alternative: Slate's weekly news & politics quiz with Ken Jennings.


Slate Quiz 10/17/14
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I got 8/12 in 1:20
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9/12 in 1:49; 372 points.
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Pooh I didn't see the points bit - next time!

Hey I like that Giants logo in your sig line - it would look lots better solo, I think! ;)
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it would look lots better solo, I think! ;)
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Hush! Keep it quiet!* In 1:09

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9/12 in 2:17 (355 points)
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measly 6/12 in 52 secs
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8/12, 339 points, 1:33

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Clearly the Americans have the advantage in the Slate quiz! :mrgreen:
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Slate Quiz 10.24.14

7/12, 1:06 min., 318 points - I need to slow down and utilize process of elimination, since I don't listen to nearly enough news, apparently.
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Oh dear. 1 min 38 secs. 12 out of 12. 560 points or something ETA 581 actually.
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11/12, one minute two seconds, 494 points :ok

There's more actual news in this news quiz...

I was surprised on the "vegetarian" question....

It's certainly been my personal experience that "30% lower IQ" would be the correct answer...
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9/12, 1:02, 409 points.
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8/12 in 42 seconds. 372 points.
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10/12, 1:36, 393 points

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Slate Quiz 10.31.14

Sorry I'm late - Halloween was very busy and VERY fun (I spent the whole weekend recuperating - I'm too old to dance like that!).



eta: 8/12, 1:20, 353 (not very far above average :? )
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10/12, 1:59, 411 points.
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I am proud to declare 4 out of 12 in about 88 minutes for 171 pointlesses. Apparently reading all of the possibilities is more likely to garner points than jumping at the first one that catches the eye. Goodness - I KNEW four others but still was seduced by haste
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Well, I was distracted when I did this, but that's a poor excuse...

8/12 1 minute 57, 322 points...(below average... :oops: )
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