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Diamonds, rubies, emeralds, and sapphires galore! Do you have a favorite gemstone? What is the gemstone for your birth month? If you don't know, you can find out here!   

There are 70 quizzes and 750 trivia questions in this category.
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trivia quiz  Guilding the Stone - March cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, stedman, Mar 06 09

In this quiz, created in memory of team-mate SocalMiguel, the Quiz Makers Guild has identified the AGS-certified birthstone for March as both the Aquamarine and the Bloodstone. Enjoy!
Tough
stedman editor
Mar 06 09
1845 plays
2.
trivia quiz  Australia's National Gemstone - The Opal cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, exit10, Jan 11 09

Opals are gemstones that can change colour just by tilting them at different angles. Find out more about these beautiful rocks.
Average
exit10
Jan 11 09
2250 plays
3.
trivia quiz  Guilding the Stone - April cool 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, stedman, Apr 03 09

The Quiz Makers Guild monthly birthstones series reaches April - the diamond, according to the American Gem Society. Unlike some stones, diamonds are referenced across many areas. Enough, in fact, for a question in each of the 20 Funtrivia categories!
Tough
stedman editor
Apr 03 09
1776 plays
4.
trivia quiz  Guilding the Stone: September cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Aug 29 09

The Quiz Makers Guild monthly birthstones series reaches September; according to the American Gem Society, the sapphire. As it's my wife's birthstone, I thought I'd delve into the history of the gem that takes so much of my hard-earned cash.
Average
Snowman gold member
Aug 29 09
993 plays
5.
trivia quiz  Guilding the Stone - February cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, stedman, Mar 18 09

In this quiz, Quiz Makers Guild members Bruyere and Stedman have identified the AGS-certified birthstone for February as Amethyst. This gemstone and its name have given rise to many items of trivia over the years. Enjoy!
Difficult
stedman editor
Mar 18 09
996 plays
6.
trivia quiz  Guilding the Stone - June cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, TabbyTom, May 23 09

The Quiz Makers Guild monthly birthstones series reaches June - the pearl, according to the American Gem Society. This quiz explores some of the cultural associations of the pearl.
Tough
TabbyTom gold member
May 23 09
837 plays
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trivia quiz  Guilding the Stone: July cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, jouen58, Jul 01 09

The Quiz Makers Guild monthly birthstones series reaches July; according to the American Gem Society the ruby, whose red fire reflects the heat of summer. This quiz concerns real and fictional rubies, as well as a few human ones. Enjoy!
Difficult
jouen58
Jul 01 09
981 plays
8.
photo quiz  Zircons Have Feelings, Too cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Jun 15 15

Diamonds, emeralds and rubies get all the headlines but there are many other beautiful gemstones. Can you identify some gems by pictures that aren't pictures of the gems, by using inferential reasoning instead? What? Oh, come on, give it a try.
Easy
CmdrK gold member
Jun 15 15
645 plays
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photo quiz  Who Says They're Only Semi-Precious? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Nov 03 14

There are many beautiful stones that have been used for jewelry and decoration since the beginning of time. All stones other than diamonds, rubies, emeralds, and sapphires are classified as "semi-precious".
Average
dcpddc478 gold member
Nov 03 14
1290 plays
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trivia quiz  Gemstones cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Oct 06 09

Most of us are familiar with rubies, sapphires, and emeralds. This will be a short quiz on some lesser known gemstones. You may be inspired to make some additions to your jewelry collection!
Average
dcpddc478 gold member
Oct 06 09
4425 plays
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photo quiz  Red Gemstones cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Jun 08 15

Gemstones come in all shapes and colors, but can you identify some of the red ones from the clues provided?
Easy
coachpauly gold member
Jun 08 15
762 plays
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trivia quiz  Perfectly Pretty Precious Pearl cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, red_stone, Nov 12 07

Throughout history pearls have been used to adorn, they have been used to show rank and wealth. Pearls are more than a pretty bauble, as I hope my quiz will show.
Average
red_stone
Nov 12 07
2343 plays
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trivia quiz  The Hope Diamond cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, DR.NO, Aug 30 08

Don't forget your jeweler's loupe for examining the history of the world's most famous diamond.
Tough
DR.NO
Aug 30 08
1722 plays
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trivia quiz  Obscure Gemstones II cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Aug 20 10

There are many gemstones in the world. This is my second quiz on some of the more obscure gems, or some of the more obscure facts about more well-known gems.
Average
dcpddc478 gold member
Aug 20 10
2802 plays
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trivia quiz  Guilding the Stone - August cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Cymruambyth, Aug 06 09

As a member of the Quiz Makers Guild, I opted to write the birthstone quiz for August. The modern birthstone for August is the peridot (although I prefer the older choice of birthstone, the sardonyx), so here's my gem of a quiz - or quiz of a gem.
Tough
Cymruambyth gold member
Aug 06 09
732 plays
16.
trivia quiz  Guilding the Stone: October cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Oct 29 09

The Quiz Makers Guild monthly birthstones series reaches October; according to the American Gem Society, the opal.
Average
Snowman gold member
Oct 29 09
807 plays
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trivia quiz  Carbon Glitter cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, red_stone, Oct 07 07

This carbon stone sparkles and glitters, here is my quiz on diamonds.
Average
red_stone
Oct 07 07
2880 plays
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trivia quiz  Gemstones cool 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, lothruin, Jul 06 01

The world of precious gemstones.
Difficult
lothruin
Jul 06 01
6342 plays
19.
photo quiz  Interesting Facts About Jewels and Gemstones 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Creedy, Jun 11 15

A few interesting facts about ten gemstones for you. The photo clues to the answers are either easy, or just a little bit more challenging. Have fun.
Easy
Creedy gold member
Jun 11 15
903 plays
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trivia quiz  Birthstone and Flower Quiz 20 questions
Average, 20 Qns, hcinfantry, Oct 10 00

This quiz can be pretty simple if you have the correct references! Good Luck!
Average
hcinfantry
Oct 10 00
10764 plays
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trivia quiz  Agate and her Sisters 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, ragiel, Sep 16 03

Quartz is all around us, a part of many common rocks. Its crystals can form gorgeous gems, or can swirl, layer, and dance in a thousand colors...
Tough
ragiel gold member
Sep 16 03
1068 plays
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trivia quiz  My Gem of a Family! 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, exceller, Sep 06 14

Each of my family members are very special! Can you tell which gems are their birthstones and which months their birthdays are in by the clues?
Very Easy
exceller
Sep 06 14
861 plays
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trivia quiz  Out Of the Forest Primeval: Amber 15 questions
Tough, 15 Qns, ragiel, Sep 17 03

People have been intrigued for millenia by this mysterious and precious material. This quiz provides only a sample of amber lore! (In memoriam LAC 1923-1999.)
Tough
ragiel gold member
Sep 17 03
1941 plays
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trivia quiz  Guilding the Stones: November 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Quiz_Beagle, Nov 18 09

The Quiz Makers Guild monthly birthstones series reaches November; according to the American Gem Society, the citrine.
Average
Quiz_Beagle gold member
Nov 18 09
651 plays
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photo quiz  It Is What It Is 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Jun 10 15

For the average person, some gemstones are hard to identify and be sure of what it is. Gemologists speak a language that is all their own. In other words...it is what it is...or at least what they say it is.
Average
dcpddc478 gold member
Jun 10 15
486 plays
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trivia quiz  Aquamarine, Treasure of the Sea 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, red_stone, Aug 25 07

Aquamarine emotes a sense of peace and tranquility that often is associated with the sea.
Average
red_stone
Aug 25 07
2313 plays
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trivia quiz  The Hardest Thing in the World 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Aug 29 11

Diamonds are known as the hardest naturally occurring substance on the earth. The term GIA that may be found in some questions refers to the Gemological Institute of America, which is considered to be the world's foremost authority on the grading of gems
Average
dcpddc478 gold member
Aug 29 11
1809 plays
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trivia quiz  The Hot Rock 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Christinap, Sep 24 12

Diamonds. People lust after them, die for them, steal them. Women (and some men) love to wear them. Here are some famous ones.
Average
Christinap
Sep 24 12
2760 plays
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trivia quiz  The Royal Purple Quartz 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, red_stone, Aug 17 07

The amethyst ranges from a royal purple to a pale lilac, and every shade in between. This gemstone, the purple quartz is now available to everyone, it is not just the gem of royalty.
Average
red_stone
Aug 17 07
2001 plays
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trivia quiz  Gemstones 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, LMN, Jun 28 02

An assortment of questions all about gemstones. Good Luck!
Tough
LMN
Jun 28 02
5052 plays
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