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The Buzz: February, 2013

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 02/01/2013

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about Jesse Redmon Fauset.

Jesse Redmon Fauset, a Dunbar High School teacher and later editor of the NAACP’s “The Crisis,” was a literary critic identified with which cultural movement?

By Cultural Tourism DC  |  03:49 PM ET, 02/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 01/29/2013

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

What document, signed by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, did Thaddeus Stevens present to the House of Representatives today in 1866?

By Cultural Tourism DC  |  03:07 PM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 01/28/2013

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about Union officer Elmer Ellsworth.

What was Elmer Ellsworth, the first Union officer killed in action in the Civil War, doing when he was shot?

By Cultural Tourism DC  |  11:59 AM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 01/25/2013

Photos: Friday snow blankets the D.C. area

These pictures were posted to Twitter after light snow blanketed the region for the second time this week.

By Washington Post staff  |  04:44 PM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 01/25/2013

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about Al Capone.

Before turning to a life of crime, gangster Al Capone did his civic duty of registering for the draft. True or false?

By Cultural Tourism DC  |  11:59 AM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 01/24/2013

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about Francis Scott Key.

Which item that once belonged to Francis Scott Key is now part of the DC Fire and E.M.S. Museum’s collection?

By Cultural Tourism DC  |  11:59 AM ET, 01/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:53 PM ET, 01/23/2013

Washington bundles up for coldest weather since 2009

The low temperature was 15 degrees this morning. How are you staying warm in the depths of winter?

By Washington Post staff  |  06:53 PM ET, 01/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 01/22/2013

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about the Green Willow amusement park.

Which neighborhood once held both the Eureka and Green Willow amusement parks?

By Cultural Tourism DC  |  11:59 AM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 01/21/2013

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial.

Who served as executive architect overseeing the design of the Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial?

By Cultural Tourism DC  |  11:59 AM ET, 01/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 01/18/2013

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about George Washington.

True or False: Since Washington took office, every president has been inaugurated Jan. 20.

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Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 01/17/2013

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about which president was first to ride to his inauguration in a car.

Who was the first president to ride to and from his inauguration in an automobile?

By Cultural Tourism DC  |  11:59 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 01/16/2013

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

What was the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts originally going to be named?

By Cultural Tourism DC  |  12:00 PM ET, 01/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 01/16/2013

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about Abbott and Costello

Which president was entertained by comedians Abbott and Costello at his inaugural gala?

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Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 01/15/2013

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about Cleveland Park.

How did Cleveland Park get its name?

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Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 01/15/2013

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about

Which swearing-in was the first to be nationally televised?

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Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Maryland vs. Virginia poll: Where would you rather live?

Maryland is the Free State and Virginia is for lovers, but in which state would you rather live?

By Andy Smith  |  04:02 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 01/14/2013

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about Abraham Lincoln.

Which Civil War photographer’s studio recorded this photograph of President Lincoln?

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Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 01/11/2013

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about Andrew Jackson.

Which Chief Justice administered the Oath of Office to Andrew Jackson in 1829?

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Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 01/10/2013

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about Elvis Presley.

Why did Presley arrive unannounced at the Nixon White House in 1970?

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Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 01/09/2013

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about the presidential inauguration and the Internet.

Which president was the first to have his inauguration broadcast live on the Internet?

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Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 01/08/2013

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about the Titanic Memorial.

Which quadrant of the city has the Titanic Memorial?

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Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about the Anacostia Community Museum.

The original Anacostia Community Museum used a structure built for what purpose?

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Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 01/04/2013

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about Theodore Roosevelt.

Which of the following activities did President Theodore Roosevelt not do in Rock Creek Park?

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Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 01/03/2013

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about the 49th state.

Today in 1959 the 49th state was added. Which one was it?

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Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 01/02/2013

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about the author Louisa May Alcott.

Why did author Louisa May Alcott come to Georgetown in 1862?

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Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 01/01/2013

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about Abraham Lincoln.

What did Abraham Lincoln issue on this date in 1863?

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Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 12/31/2012

Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about George Washington University football.

Why won’t the GWU Colonials be playing in one of this week’s bowl games?

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