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'Cash Cab' quiz: How would you fare on Discovery's NYC game show?

"Cash Cab," hosted by comedian Ben Bailey, returns to Discovery with new episodes Friday. Photo Credit: Discovery

Cue the flashing rainbow ceiling lights, you're about to go for a ride in the "Cash Cab."

The popular New York City-based trivia show, which aired more than 200 episodes on Discovery from 2005 to 2012, is now in the middle of airing its second rebooted season.

Think you'd be able to make it through "Cash Cab" with host/driver Ben Bailey without shouting out the window for help? Try your luck here, with actual questions from the series, and a few that might appear in upcoming episodes. 

We'll make it a little easier on you, though -- Bailey's three-strikes rule doesn't apply. 

"Cash Cab" quizzes New Yorkers during new episodes airing every Friday at 7 p.m. 


Besides Barbara Bush, who is the only other woman to have been both the wife and the mother of a U.S. president?


According to its co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings, what dot-com giant was inspired by a $40 late fee for the movie "Apollo 13"?


Home to over 300 million tiny sacs called alveoli, what human organ has the surface area of about half a tennis court?


The year 1986 is remembered for "Ferris Bueller," big shoulder pads and what astronomical event?


When young, some koala bears have the smell of cough drops due to their diet of what leafy tree?


In the musical “Hamilton,” what famous frenemy identifies himself as “the damn fool that shot him”?


Famously favored by Hannibal Lecter, what variety of beans were used to cast votes in ancient Rome?


Though she gets a bad rap in a famous rhyme, who was acquitted in 1893 of murdering her dad and stepmom?


In 2000, what shiny props from the "Wizard of Oz" were auctioned for $666,000, or roughly $290 per sequin?


Ending Harper Lee’s status as a one-hit wonder, what “To Kill a Mockingbird” sequel was published in 2015?


What is the most frequently fractured bone in the human arm?


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