I’m a fan of Google Trends. Whenever a new meme pops up or some major news breaks, I head there to check how interested people are in said information and whether they’ve been interested all along, when it got really hot…and when it became not.
A simple site called trendquiz uses Google Trends data to quiz you on whether you can pick out what the trend line is, and it gives you two options to choose from. You can also choose from topics like technology:
After you pick your areas of expertise, you’ll be quizzed on four trend-lines and then given a score. Are you looking at one company or another? One athlete or another? Use your knowledge of news to figure out who or what that trend line is showing:
Enjoy. But don’t be a jerk and cheat. You’re also timed, so if you go off to Google things, you’ll get caught anyways. I’ve lost most of my morning to this thing, so you’re welcome.