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Trivia Quizzes in category Social History
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Underwear Over the Years 10 questions

In the beginning ... the loincloth was underwear and overwear, a caveman's all-you-wear. Later, where you wore what, which under what, or what over which, showed you were up with what's what. And then Madonna arrived, and it all went over the top!
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ing
2727 plays
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The History of the Chamberpot 10 questions

In response to Rowena8482's Author Challenge, here it is - a quiz on the history of that useful object, the chamberpot.
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stedman
2145 plays
3
Life in Elizabethan England 10 questions

Beyond the glittering court of Queen Elizabeth I, England swelled with social and political change. The island nation had reached its Golden Age (1558-1603).
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Pagiedamon
2922 plays
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Famous Meals from History 10 questions

Some of these meals are famous because of the people or events with which they were connected, and others simply because of their extravagance. Come take your taste buds on a journey through time!
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looney_tunes
11013 plays
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Tales of the Car Run 10 questions

This is definitely an event that should be placed on a car enthusiast's bucket list! Whether a participating or spectating, the "London to Brighton Veteran Car Run" is sure to please!
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ponycargirl
Oct 12 16
222 plays
6
The History of Smoking 15 questions

The stupidest thing I ever did was start smoking. In an effort to find enlightenment and quit, I've made this quiz about the history of this bizarre habit. Try (wheeze, gulp) and have a little fun (cough, gasp)...ok?...(hack hack)...
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dobrov
5109 plays
7
Sell All My Old Clothes - I'm Off to Heaven 10 questions

Would you die for fashion? Let us take a look at some of the fashion and beauty trends which have been linked to injury, illness or even death.
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Plodd
507 plays
8
Undies Through the Ages 15 questions

Let's take a peek into underwear drawers past and present. Nothing salacious, you understand! My sources for information are 'Unmentionables: A Brief History of Underwear' by Elaine Benson and John Esten, Wikipedia, and other web sites.
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Cymruambyth
1137 plays
9
The Servants' Quarters 10 questions

From the 17th century onward the houses of the rich in the British Isles had separate living arrangements for the servants. Life there was very different from that enjoyed by their employers.
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Christinap
678 plays
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Tales of Utopia 10 questions

Even though the term 'utopia' is defined as an 'imaginary society', many people throughout history have attempted to create this ideal place. Although a worthy effort might have been made, was a utopia ever created?
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ponycargirl
Sep 26 16
285 plays
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Help! My Dog Won't Eat My Homework! 10 questions

Homework seems to be the bane of every schoolchild these days, but were things always so bad? Let's explore the changing attitudes towards homework in America over the years to see if there ever was a time when dogs didn't have to eat your homework.
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jmorrow
1392 plays
12
Situla - Not Just Another Bucket 10 questions

I was on FunTrivia when a bucket started talking to me. Actually, it told me it was a situla, and invited me to learn about its friends and relations. You're welcome to join me!
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looney_tunes
366 plays
13
Life in Victorian England 10 questions

The Victorian Age of England is the period during Queen Victoria's long reign from 1837-1901. Famous as an era of strict morals and archaic customs, Victorian daily life continues to fascinate.
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pagiedamon
2739 plays
14
Smoke, Smoke that Cigarette 10 questions

This quiz is about the fascinating early history of tobacco and smoking. It's interesting and not difficult.
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Godwit
2118 plays
15
The Man In The Black Suit 10 questions

Mourning rituals and customs have changed over the years. This quiz takes a look at the ones prevalent in Victorian times.
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Christinap
525 plays
16
Tales of the Flapper 10 questions

One of the first groups of women to break away from social convention, the flappers definitely were girls who just wanted to have fun!
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ponycargirl
Sep 12 16
381 plays
17
The Glove Has Been Thrown 10 questions

Duelling was once regarded as the gentlemanly way to settle differences. It had a formal code of conduct, as well as some fascinating stories.
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StarStruck60
636 plays
18
Regency Slang 10 questions

If you who enjoy Regency novels, you'll know they had slang just as we do today. Were you to go out for the day in Regency England, you may hear a few phrases and sayings unfamiliar to modern ears. I hope you enjoy this little leap back in time.
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Waitakere
375 plays
19
Talks with Taxi Drivers 10 questions

This quiz deals with the history of the good old taxi cab. Enjoy the ride.
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Creedy
258 plays
20
Open and Shut 10 questions

Doors are a part of everyday life. Here's a quiz on some door history. Enjoy!
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mlcmlc
738 plays
21
We Used to Wait 10 questions

Over the years, we have grown used to waiting for increasingly short periods of time to receive communications.
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looney_tunes
759 plays
22
Folk Remedies Then and Now 10 questions

This quiz deals with common remedies of the day, from as far back as the Middle Ages to those that are, rather gruesomely, sometimes still in use today.
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Creedy
1281 plays
23
History of Shoes 10 questions

Footwear ranges from practical to fashionable to a fetish. How much do you know about the history of shoes?
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pusdoc
1134 plays
24
A Personal History of British Motoring 10 questions

After 43 years of international motoring, illness has forced me to give up driving. As a result, I present a very personal, overly romantic, and incomplete history of the English Sporting and Touring Car. Pinches of salt should be taken.
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Englizzie
267 plays
25
The Purple People Eaters 10 questions

Cannibalism is a barbaric practice that has been practised in many cultures throughout history. Here are ten facts on same.
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Creedy
1890 plays
26
Twist in My Sobriety 10 questions

In 1927, aged 9, my Grandma signed "the pledge" - let's take a look at the history and roots of the various Temperance Movements around the world over the years.
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Rowena8482
3126 plays
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Going, Going, Gone 10 questions

A brief look at auctions, auction houses and things that come under the hammer.
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Christinap
423 plays
28
History of Dining Utensils 10 questions

Have you ever noticed the dining utensils you use everyday? See how much you know about how some of these items evolved.
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pshelton
783 plays
29
Impossible Predictions That Came True 10 questions

Predictions by their nature talk of a future event. Most never come true but some do. The following questions concern some of the latter.
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Spontini
564 plays
30
Way Too Trivial Trivia on 1860s Trousers 10 questions

Have you noticed in US Civil War movies that all the civilian men are wearing trousers (and the soldiers too)? Here's a quiz about those civilian trousers, with trivia about how they resembled today's and how they didn't.
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littlepup
Nov 27 16
216 plays
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