Whether you want to escape work for a few minutes or you're simply filling time online while waiting for your favourite TV programme, there's plenty of websites that'll test your knowledge, let you name that tune or even offer online versions of your favourite childhood toys. We've rounded up the 10 best sites that will help you while away the hours.

1. Adtunes.com

Adtunes.com is a great place to hang out if you want to identify songs that you've heard on ‘Ugly Betty', in the latest Cadbury's advert or pretty much anyplace else in the television universe.


2. MSN Encarta Quiz

Have you secretly dreamed of winning big on 'Are You Smarter Than a 10 year-old?' or 'The Weakest Link'? Introduce your inner quiz-show contestant to the MSN Encarta quiz page. This Microsoft site provides dozens of self-scoring quizzes on topics of geography, biology, popular culture, and everything in between.

MSN Encarta quiz page

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