The Ultimate Six-Question Travel Quiz

4) A. Security officers detained a man at the airport in Cairo, Egypt, as he was about to get onboard with a bag loaded with 250 baby crocodiles. The snakes were discovered on a plane in Australia earlier this year (actor Samuel L. Jackson was nowhere in sight); last September, there was a bit of a bed bug infestation in the United Kingdom and, yes, they were discovered on planes (as well as trains and buses); and, in July, passengers complained about "three ticks" discovered on a United flight from Denver to Des Moines.

5) C. "Virtual strip search" is the phrase critics such as the Electronic Privacy Information Center are using, saying the images are too explicit. The TSA says that the images will not show passengers' faces (they will be blurred), and no cameras, cell phones or video will be allowed anywhere near the images.

6) D. This has to hurt but, yes, the IRS ranked higher than the airlines in terms of customer satisfaction (and it's not the first time). As for this list, only cable/satellite TV fared worse than the nation's carrier and, if you've ever had to wait for the cable guy to show up, you know why.

Scoring Key

Give yourself one point for each correct response and grade yourself accordingly:

"On-Time Arrival" -- Answered five to six correctly

"One-Hour Delay" -- Answered three to four correctly

"Stuck on the Tarmac" -- Answered 2 correctly

"Grounded Flight" -- Answered 1 correctly

"Goes to Airport to Watch the Airplanes" -- Answered 0 correctly

This work is the opinion of the columnist and in no way reflects the opinion of ABC News.

Rick Seaney is one of the country's leading experts on airfare, giving interviews and analysis to news organizations, including ABC News, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Reuters, The Associated Press and Bloomberg. His Web site FareCompare.com offers consumers free, new-generation software, combined with expert insider tips to find the best airline ticket deal.

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