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Quiz Show

ABC's All American Girl (debuting March 12) will put 24 hot young women through a trial no reality show has yet attempted: an intelligence test. Here's a sampling of the actual questions the girls tackled. Joe Millionaire, sharpen your pencil. -- Jennifer Armstrong

1. What nationality was Vincent van Gogh? A French B Flemish C Dutch D English

2. How many seconds does an NBA team have to shoot after getting the ball?

A 15 B 24 C 20 D 26

3. (write-in question) What is the current world population as of Jan. 24, 2003?

ANSWERs: (1) C; (2) B; (3) 6.2 billion

''They're bringing back my show?! I mean, they didn't even tell me

''They're bringing back my show?! I mean, they didn't even tell me when it was over, so why would they tell me when it began again? I can't wait to get back on my diet.'' -- Margaret Cho, on ABC's reality show All American Girl -- which has the same name as her failed 1994-5 ABC sitcom

Originally posted Mar 14, 2003 Published in issue #700 Mar 14, 2003 Order article reprints