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  • Journey Around the World Quiz | Britannica.com
    faster you answer the higher your score When you re done try again to beat your best score vm state secondsLeft fixedLength 2 QUESTION vm state currentQuestion 1 of vm questions length Timer Score vm state score Journey Around the World vm state secondsLeft fixedLength 2 QUESTION vm state currentQuestion 1 of vm questions length Timer Score vm state score Journey Around the World 0 vm state nextLabel Quiz Results Journey Around the World vm state numberCorrect vm questions length correct vm state score vm maxPoints points Replay Share your score Log in to save your score History American Personalities Geography Hit the Road Quiz Science Climate Change Fact or Fiction Arts Culture Name the Impressionists Food A Piece of Carrot Cake Fact or Fiction Are you a Quizmaster Log in to save your score and compete against the community Compare your score Max Score vm maxPoints New Best Score vm state score vm communityAverage number 0 Your Score Community Average High scores Your results vm state responsesVisible Hide Show Answers Questions Correct vm state numberCorrect vm questions length Total Score vm state score vm maxPoints Question Question index 1 Your Answer No response vm state responses index isCorrect Your

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  • Fact or Fiction: Capitals and Cities | Britannica.com
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  • World Tour Quiz | Britannica.com
    the higher your score When you re done try again to beat your best score vm state secondsLeft fixedLength 2 QUESTION vm state currentQuestion 1 of vm questions length Timer Score vm state score World Tour vm state secondsLeft fixedLength 2 QUESTION vm state currentQuestion 1 of vm questions length Timer Score vm state score World Tour 0 vm state nextLabel Quiz Results World Tour vm state numberCorrect vm questions length correct vm state score vm maxPoints points Replay Share your score Log in to save your score Geography A Visit to Europe Philosophy Religion World Religions Quiz Health Medicine Apples and Doctors Fact or Fiction Literature Language Official Languages Fact or Fiction Sports Recreation The Olympic Games Are you a Quizmaster Log in to save your score and compete against the community Compare your score Max Score vm maxPoints New Best Score vm state score vm communityAverage number 0 Your Score Community Average High scores Your results vm state responsesVisible Hide Show Answers Questions Correct vm state numberCorrect vm questions length Total Score vm state score vm maxPoints Question Question index 1 Your Answer No response vm state responses index isCorrect Your Correct Answer Back to Top Science Rocks

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  • 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Tea | Britannica.com
    traditional metal infusers and placed them whole inside their pots 3 High tea Courtesy of the Mus e du Louvre Paris photograph Clich Mus es Nationaux Paris The tradition of having afternoon tea or high tea is thought to have been popularized by Anna 7th Duchess of Bedford a friend of Queen Victoria It was meant to be a substantial snack between the morning meal and the evening meal with a side of gossip 2 Identi tea theft Gerald Cubitt Tea grown in the Darjeeling region of India is highly prized leading many to call it the champagne of teas About 10 million kilograms of this tea are grown each year yet worldwide sales are more than four times that much Officials have tried to crack down on false labeling of teas or impure tea blends as Darjeeling 1 Utili tea Pavel Timofeev Fotolia Aside from making a delicious beverage tea leaves can be used as an anti inflammatory for minor bug bites and burns and for puffy eyes to fertilize plants and as a freshener and deodorizer And yes you can steep them for a tasty treat first Your Reaction Editor Picks 8 Fruits on My Bucket List Food for Thought The Origins of 6 Favorite Foods MORE Food LISTS Nutritional Powerhouses 8 Foods That Pack a Nutritional Punch Food for Thought The Origins of 6 Favorite Foods Editor Picks 8 Fruits on My Bucket List View All Comments Britannica Stories Behind The News Philosophy Religion Healing the Schism Pope Meets Patriarch Behind The News Science Gravitational Waves Observed Spotlight History Thomas Malthus s 250th Birthday See More Stories FEATURED QUIZZES Vocabulary Quiz True or False Spell It See More Quizzes About Us About Our Ads Contact Us Privacy Policy Terms of Use 2016 Encyclopædia Britannica Inc MLA style

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  • 9 Unsportsmanlike Sportsmen | Britannica.com
    guilty to hindering the prosecution 6 Mark McGwire Sluggers and steroids AP Baseball hot dogs apple pie and steroids In the 1990s allegations of steroid use among players began to plague America s pastime Major league baseball finally cracked down on performance enhancing drugs in 2004 when it instituted mandatory random drug testing Since then more than 40 players have been suspended for testing positive However the speculation about steroid use especially among former players has continued and several eventually admitted to taking the illegal drugs notably Mark McGwire who used steroids in 1998 when he broke Roger Maris s single season home run record 5 Mike Tyson A hunger to win Jeff Haynes AFP Photo At age 20 American boxer Mike Tyson became the youngest heavyweight champion in history He dominated the sport until personal problems began to take their toll In 1989 he was accused of physically abusing his wife and in 1992 he was convicted of raping a woman After three years in prison Tyson resumed his boxing career but in 1997 he was disqualified from a match after twice biting Evander Holyfield s ears Tyson briefly lost his boxing license but apparently not his penchant for chomping on opponents In 2002 Tyson attacked and bit British boxer Lennox Lewis during a press conference for their upcoming fight He also stated that he wanted to eat Lennox s children Fortunately Lennox was childless at the time Oddly Tyson is only one of many athletes who have bitten an opponent In 1983 NBA player Tree Rollins bit Danny Ainge s ear during a fight in a playoff game The newspaper headline the next day read Tree Bites Man 4 Black Sox Scandal Eight men out New York Times Co Hulton Archive Getty Images At the 1919 World Series the Chicago White Sox lost to the Cincinnati Reds 5 3 Soon after rumors began to spread that the series had been fixed In 1920 a grand jury was called to investigate allegations of gambling in baseball and four White Sox players admitted to throwing the series In 1921 eight Chicago players including Shoeless Joe Jackson Oscar Happy Felsch Arnold Chick Gandil and Claude Lefty Williams stood trial but were acquitted on insufficient evidence largely because key evidence including the original confessions of the players had disappeared from the grand jury files They probably were stolen The players had little time to enjoy their victory however The baseball commissioner subsequently banned them for life 3 Marion Jones Not so fast Eric Feferberg AFP Getty Images American sprinter Marion Jones was the golden girl at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney where she became the first woman to win five track and field medals at a single Games But her image quickly tarnished Allegations of steroid use had long followed Jones and in 2003 she was implicated in a federal investigation involving illegal steroid distribution by a laboratory named BALCO Jones denied the claims but in 2007 she pleaded guilty to lying

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  • Web sites: Blue Nile River | river, Africa | Britannica.com
    Nile River River Africa Read View All Media 2 View History Feedback External Web sites Fact Monster World Blue Nile United States Submit a Web site Name URL Description I agree to the Terms and Conditions FEATURED QUIZZES Vocabulary Quiz True or False Spell It See More Quizzes MORE QUIZZES Vegetable Variety Fact or Fiction Great American Pastime The Olympics See More Quizzes About Us About Our Ads Contact Us

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  • Contributors: Blue Nile River | river, Africa | Britannica.com
    River River Africa Read View All Media 2 View History Feedback Contributors Primary Contributors The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica Other Contributors Ahmed Ali Other Encyclopædia Britannica Contributors Amy McKenna Amy Tikkanen John M Cunningham Swati Chopra FEATURED QUIZZES Vocabulary Quiz True or False Spell It See More Quizzes MORE QUIZZES Physical Education Football Soccer Fact or Fiction Drink to This See More Quizzes About Us About Our Ads Contact Us

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  • Blue Nile River | Britannica.com
    and its drainage network You may also be interested in Media for Sudan Media for Africa Media for Nile River Media for White Nile River Keep Exploring Citrus Quiz The Bitter Truth 10 Queens of the Athletic Realm Trivia with a Capital Tea 5 Things You World Cup The Human Muscle System About Us About Our Ads Contact Us Privacy Policy Terms of Use 2016 Encyclopædia Britannica Inc MEDIA FOR

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