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There are 24 quizzes and 255 trivia questions in this category.
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Trivia Quizzes in category Circuses & Fairs
1
Human Oddities 10 questions

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
ubermom
5967 plays
2
The Greatest Quiz On Earth 10 questions

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
MaceoMack
4002 plays
3
Clowning is Serious Business Too 10 questions

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
zorba_scank
1047 plays
4
Let's Go To The Circus! 15 questions

I guess we all had dreams of running off to join the circus. Take this quiz, and see how much you really know!
Difficult
ozzz2002
2367 plays
5
Fire Eaters and Their Coworkers 10 questions

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
dcpddc478
663 plays
6
A Fair Day Out 10 questions

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
doublemm
441 plays
7
There's a Sucker Born... 10 questions

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
mrgrouchy
630 plays
8
A-Cute Angle 10 questions

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
dcpddc478
378 plays
9
Jumbo the Elephant 15 questions

This is a quiz about Jumbo the elephant, the "biggest" star of Barnum and Bailey's, "Greatest Show On Earth".
Average
wordwalker
390 plays
10
Roll Up! Roll Up! 10 questions

A short history of the circus.
Average
Tan72
270 plays
11
Sideshow People 10 questions

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
bustigger
471 plays
12
Under the Big Top 10 questions

This quiz is about the traditional-format circus familiar to most people. Ready to enter the Big Top?
Easy
Eraucci
459 plays
13
You Rode a WHAT? 10 questions

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
cowboybluedog
663 plays
14
Follow That Troupe! 10 questions

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
Oidioid32123
222 plays
15
Country Fair Sideshows and Contests 10 questions

An essential part of any English Country Fair are the sideshows. There are many different ones. Can you name these?
Average
Toeknee448
354 plays
16
The Magnificent Humbug: A quiz about P.T. Barnum 10 questions

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
LaLaLoopy
261 plays
17
Are You Going to the Faire? 10 questions

I found this title as a challenge quiz and since I am a Renaissance Faire performer, how could I resist?
Average
Ravenloft
276 plays
18
Trapeze Tricks 5 questions

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
happiemukmuk
804 plays
19
Come to an English Country Fair 10 questions

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
Toeknee448
450 plays
20
Johnny Eck, King of the Freaks 10 questions

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
ubermom
474 plays
21
Circus 1 10 questions

Here is a quiz relating to one of America's favorite pastimes. Good luck.
Difficult
steiny1
1233 plays
22
Cirque Du Soleil Madness 20 questions

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
detecdiva
642 plays
23
Renaissance Faires 10 questions

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

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