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1
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 Q
ubermom
Jan 20 04
5895 plays
2
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 Q
MaceoMack
Dec 21 07
3831 plays
3
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 Q
zorba_scank
Feb 23 07
984 plays
4
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 Q
ozzz2002
Feb 07 02
2313 plays
5
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 Q
doublemm
Sep 08 13
357 plays
6
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 Q
dcpddc478
Feb 13 14
594 plays
7
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 Q
mrgrouchy
Apr 05 10
591 plays
8
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 Q
dcpddc478
Jul 13 12
336 plays
9
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 Q
Oidioid32123
May 18 14
183 plays
10
Under the Big Top

This quiz is about the traditional-format circus familiar to most people. Ready to enter the Big Top?
Easy
10 Q
Eraucci
Mar 12 15
348 plays
11
Roll Up! Roll Up!

A short history of the circus.
Average
10 Q
Tan72
Jan 19 14
222 plays
12
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 Q
bustigger
Mar 23 09
450 plays
13
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 Q
wordwalker
Jan 18 11
351 plays
14
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 Q
cowboybluedog
Jun 28 13
585 plays
15
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 Q
Toeknee448
Aug 09 13
321 plays
16
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 Q
LaLaLoopy
Oct 17 10
237 plays
17
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 Q
Ravenloft
Jan 18 11
252 plays
18
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 Q
Toeknee448
Jul 30 13
405 plays
19
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 Q
happiemukmuk
Jun 11 03
783 plays
20
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 Q
ubermom
Feb 10 05
444 plays
21
Circus 1

Here is a quiz relating to one of America's favorite pastimes. Good luck.
Difficult
10 Q
steiny1
May 14 02
1197 plays
22
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 Q
detecdiva
Jul 14 04
624 plays
23
Renaissance Faires

This quiz contains questions about the Renaissance Faires, and the folks that frequent them. Good luck and have fun!
Tough
10 Q
cordelya
Oct 29 02
777 plays
24
Cirque du Soleil

How much do you know about cirque? Take my quiz and find out. Good luck!
Tough
10 Q
Jacomino
Jun 12 00
855 plays
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