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Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 04/08/2011

Are you a Washingtologist?

Think you know everything about the nation’s capital? Take the new quiz from Cultural Tourism DC on our Washingtology page to find out.

Here’s a sample question:

According to local legend, which D.C. building was spared destruction by the British troops in the War of 1812, “as a gesture of soldierly respect”?

-The President’s House

-Tunnicliff’s Tavern

-The Marine Barracks

-The Navy Yard

Do you know the answer? Are you ready for more questions? Take the rest of the quiz at our Washingtology page and see if you’re a true Washingtologist.

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Above, spectators arrive at the Marine Barracks to watch an evening parade. Could that be the correct answer? Maybe. (Jessica Tefft | For The Washington Post)

By Kyle Balluck  |  11:41 AM ET, 04/08/2011

 
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