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Calling all spelling experts

Put on your thinking cap and select the correct spelling of these commonly misspelled words ... and no cheating.

Factory ______ increased by 30 percent.

Factory ______ increased by 30 percent.

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This image made available by the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 depicts NASA's Solar Probe Plus spacecraft approaching the sun. On Wednesday, NASA announced it will launch the probe in summer 2018 to explore the solar atmosphere. It will be subjected to brutal heat and radiation like no other man-made structure before. (Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory via AP)

Could you pass an 8th grade science test?

For those who appreciated learning the basics of science many years ago, here's a middle school reminder tackling questions on biology, chemistry, astronomy, physics and geography.

The cast of "Gilligan's Island" poses during filming of a two-hour reunion show, "The Return from Gilligan's Island," in Los Angeles, Ca., Oct. 2, 1978.  From left are, Russell Johnson, the professor; Jim Backus as Thurston Howell III; Natalie Schafer, Mrs. Howell III; Alan Hale Jr., the skipper; Bob Denver, as Gilligan; Judith Baldwin, as Ginger, the only new cast member; and Dawn Wells, as Mary Ann.  It is the first new episode since the series left the networks 11 years ago.  (AP Photo/Wally Fong)

Can you guess the color of ... ?

Name the colors of these historical, pop culture, cartoon, TV and nature-related characters, creatures and items in this multiple-choice challenge.

Donna Pescow and John Travolta in a scene from "Saturday Night Fever."

Do you remember disco music?

Those who loved wrap around skirts, platform shoes, mirror balls and doing the Bump will appreciate this multiple-choice challenge covering disco music that ruled the clubs and airwaves in the 1970s.

American soldiers and supplies arrive on the shore of the French coast of German-occupied Normandy during the Allied D-Day invasion on June 6, 1944 in World War II.   (AP Photo)

Can you pass a D-Day history test?

Take the multiple-choice challenge and learn more about one of the pivotal campaigns in World War II that not only helped liberate a continent but eventually stopped the Nazi war machine.

How well do you remember movie taglines? (Courtesy Shutterstock)

How well do you remember movie taglines?

Movie posters and trailers tempt audiences with just the right catch phrase or slogan. Match the tagline to the film in this multiple-choice challenge.

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Do you remember 1980s slang?

Valley girls, mall rats and surfers helped define the lingo of a decade filled with extreme fashion, new wave music and the age of blockbuster movies. Take this multiple-choice challenge to find out if you are a noob or a Dexter when it comes to 1980s jargon.