THE UNITED NATIONS

 Why learn about the United Nations? The UN is the most prominent international body representing the vast majority of the world’s nations. It is also ...


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COUNTRY QUIZ: SENEGAL

The West African nation of Senegal is among the most politically stable nations on the African continent yet relatively little known outside Africa and Europe. ...


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WORLD WAR I HISTORY

Otherwise known as “The Great War” and the First World War, World War I was fought by 70 million combatants mainly in Europe, but also ...


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U.S. ELECTIONS 101

U.S. elections for the U.S. House, Senate and President are arguably the most important elections in the world, given the continued influence of the USA ...


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SUICIDE 101

Suicide is a top ten killer among all Americans 10 to 64 years old.  Take this quiz to learn more about suicide in the United ...


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CANCER 101

  Cancer is one of the leading killers worldwide.  Take this quiz to learn more about cancer in men and women, and how to prevent ...


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INTRODUCTION TO ISLAM

Islam is one of the world’s major religions, and the subject of contemporary debate given the violence some extremist Muslim groups are perpetrating in its ...


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U.S. GEOGRAPHY 101

Geography defines countries and shapes societies.  Just as the United States has a remarkably diverse population, so too does it have a strikingly diverse geography. ...


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STROKE 101

Stroke is one of the leading killers in the world.  Take this quiz to learn about stroke and how to prevent it. Note: Special thanks ...


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HEART DISEASE 101

Heart disease has emerged as one of the leading killers in the world.  As human diets have become richer and lifestyles more sedentary, heart disease ...


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COUNTRY QUIZ: INDIA

India is the second most populous nation in the world, after China, and a rising economic power.  It also has a long history and an ...


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CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate change is arguably the most important problem in the world today. Climate change is already affecting billions of people directly or indirectly whether via ...


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COUNTRY QUIZ: MEXICO

Mexico is the USA’s neighbor to the South and has influenced U.S. society for hundreds of years. The most populous Spanish-speaking nation in the world, ...


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HISTORY OF SLAVERY

Slavery has been around since the dawn of civilization. While slave labor was used in some of mankind’s greatest accomplishments, slavery remains a shameful stain ...


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SLAVERY TODAY

Slavery is alive and well in the world today, including the United States. Slavery, sometimes referred to as trafficking (though trafficking is a broader term ...


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MAJOR U.S. ORGANIZATIONS

Why do acronyms matter? Acronyms are abbreviations of names, frequently the first letter of each word in a name. Organization’s names are often long, so ...


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U.S. PRISONS & PRISONERS

This quiz tests your knowledge of prisons and prisoners in the United States. Knowing more about prisons and prisoners helps one better understand and judge ...


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ASIAN AMERICAN HISTORY

Every year, the United States officially celebrates May as Asian American History Month, a chance to reflect on the experiences and important roles that Asian ...


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DIABETES 101

Diabetes is a group of diseases in which defects in insulin production, insulin action, or both cause high blood sugar/glucose.  Diabetes can lead to premature ...


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MEASUREMENT SYSTEM (USA)

The United States is the only industrialized country in the world that does not primarily use the metric system to measure quantities like volume, length, ...


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