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There are 24 quizzes and 255 trivia questions in this category.
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Human Oddities

Back before Jerry Springer and other talk shows, people went to sideshows to be shocked and amazed. Who are some of the folks who were stars of the bygone era?
Very Difficult (10 qns)
5958 plays
The Greatest Quiz On Earth

This quiz will cover the history and traditions of what has been billed as "The Greatest Show on Earth" - The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.
Very Difficult (10 qns)
3993 plays
Clowning is Serious Business Too

We've all seen clowns and enjoyed their antics, but how much do you know about their history and code of conduct, among other things? Hopefully you'll learn something new from this quiz.
Tough (10 qns)
1047 plays
Let's Go To The Circus!

I guess we all had dreams of running off to join the circus. Take this quiz, and see how much you really know!
Difficult (15 qns)
2361 plays
Fire Eaters and Their Coworkers

The circus and its performers are a group unto themselves. There are many secrets and mysteries in this line of work. Here are ten questions on some of the skills you might see while visiting a circus.
Average (10 qns)
657 plays
A Fair Day Out

Growing up next to Blackpool, I became rather skilled at fairground games. Take this quiz to test your knowledge of traditional fairground games and other attractions.
Average (10 qns)
435 plays
There's a Sucker Born...

P.T. Barnum (1810-1891) was an entertainer and entrepreneur who helped to create a world-famous circus. Please take a quiz on Barnum's remarkable life. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
627 plays
A-Cute Angle

The art of contortion is one of the oldest forms of visual entertainment. Sometimes seen at circuses and fairs, it can also be seen in elaborate shows that feature dance and rhythmic gymnastics.
Average (10 qns)
375 plays
Jumbo the Elephant

This is a quiz about Jumbo the elephant, the "biggest" star of Barnum and Bailey's, "Greatest Show On Earth".
Average (15 qns)
387 plays
Sideshow People

I have always admired the people of the sideshow, and in some cases envied the adventures they had because of their "deformity or handicap".
Tough (10 qns)
468 plays
Under the Big Top

This quiz is about the traditional-format circus familiar to most people. Ready to enter the Big Top?
Easy (10 qns)
456 plays
Roll Up! Roll Up!

A short history of the circus.
Average (10 qns)
264 plays
You Rode a WHAT?

This quiz is about rides, shows and/or activities that either are or have been a part of carnivals, county fairs and traveling circus. Some names may be colloquial or obscure. Other names may refer to unusual or antiquated carnival rides/shows.
Easy (10 qns)
657 plays
Follow That Troupe!

Daphne is a circus performer who has travelled with circuses and other touring shows for hundreds of years. She is witnessing circus history, and I'm quizzing you on it. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
219 plays
Country Fair Sideshows and Contests

An essential part of any English Country Fair are the sideshows. There are many different ones. Can you name these?
Average (10 qns)
351 plays
The Magnificent Humbug: A quiz about P.T. Barnum

No one has made more of a contribution to American circuses, carnivals, and fairs of all kinds than Phineas Taylor Barnum. I hope you will enjoy this glimpse into the life of a showman extraordinaire!
Tough (10 qns)
258 plays
Are You Going to the Faire?

I found this title as a challenge quiz and since I am a Renaissance Faire performer, how could I resist?
Average (10 qns)
273 plays
Trapeze Tricks

This is a quiz about different tricks you can do on a flying trapeze. I hope everyone gets the chance to try them eventually!
Tough (5 qns)
801 plays
Come to an English Country Fair

Many English towns and villages have their own summer fair, some big, some small. Although some places invent new names for these tents, there are also the traditional ones. How many of these can you recognise?
Easy (10 qns)
444 plays
Johnny Eck, King of the Freaks

Johnny Eck was one of the most popular human oddities of the heyday of the sideshow. Learn more, or test what you already know.
Tough (10 qns)
468 plays
Circus 1

Here is a quiz relating to one of America's favorite pastimes. Good luck.
Difficult (10 qns)
1230 plays
Cirque Du Soleil Madness

For all people who have been touched by Cirque to the point of obsession. Or for those who are just too damn bored, here is a quiz that hopefully you can have some fun with!
Tough (20 qns)
639 plays
Renaissance Faires

This quiz contains questions about the Renaissance Faires, and the folks that frequent them. Good luck and have fun!
Tough (10 qns)
798 plays
Cirque du Soleil

How much do you know about cirque? Take my quiz and find out. Good luck!
Tough (10 qns)
870 plays
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