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Today we’re launching the first of three rounds in our TU Blog IQ game. Over the next three weeks, readers can answer trivia-type questions related to more than one dozen Times Union blogs.

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* What is Mark Ramirez’s dog’s name?

* What State department did Laura Northrup temp with before writing The State Worker blog for the Times Union?

* What treat did Healthy Living author Carin Lane say her son had to pass on at the grocery store?

* What one food has Steve Barnes of Table Hopping said he could not live without?

* How old are Jen Smith’s children?