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31 History of Postal and Courier Services
A quiz on the history of worldwide postal and courier services.
Tough
10 Q
Filmfreak82
Aug 12 11
222 plays
32 Shoes, Glorious Shoes!
I'm head over heels about shoes! You may be surprised at the history behind some of our footwear.
Difficult
10 Q
adawaz
Feb 08 09
849 plays
33 Historical Costumes
A fashionable quiz on historical costumes!
Average
10 Q
sassyfrass
Mar 25 01
4326 plays
34 I Smell a Rat
A brief history of Britain's great unwashed and the accompanying scourges.
Average
10 Q
Englizzie
Sep 26 09
624 plays
35 Textile Technicals
The ability to mass manufacture textiles enabled fashion as we know it to exist. But where did it all start? Come with me on an exploration of the history of textiles.
Tough
10 Q
StarStruck60
Oct 15 10
201 plays
36 Cigar Trivia
Tobacco leaves wrapped in a cylinder and ignited have a long and rich history.
Average
10 Q
fabulouscoops
Jan 16 08
372 plays
37 A Tail of Two Cities
What with the tail being the end of the animal, I thought it might be interesting to visit a pet cemetery in both Paris and London, and find out about their most notable inmates ...
Tough
10 Q
Rowena8482
Jul 05 13
213 plays
38 Fireworks
A few questions about the history of fireworks. Safety first, and enjoy the show!
Tough
10 Q
mlcmlc
Jun 30 11
246 plays
39 They Violated That Taboo
Couldn't find a category under cooking or cuisine. So bring the salt and pepper and prepare to consume this quiz about cannibalism.
Tough
10 Q
davefarm
Jul 27 09
600 plays
40 Regency Thieves' Cant
Courtesy of the Fun Trivia Time Machine, you're visiting the early 19th century and the murky underworld of thieves and miscreants. Your guide tries to translate, but does he help or confuse you even more?
Tough
15 Q
Waitakere
Dec 29 12
192 plays
41 Things You Never Knew About Umbrellas
Come and learn fascinating facts about the umbrella.
Average
10 Q
emmco
Sep 09 10
510 plays
42 Changing of the Guard-Bertie and Edwardian London
Victoria's long reign ended in 1901. A new century and a new (though aging) King Edward VII(Bertie) restored a vibrant high society to London, allowing innovation in the arts, fashion, technology and politics to flourish.
Tough
10 Q
Englizzie
Sep 08 10
261 plays
43 History of Guinness
What do you know about the black stuff and its history?
Average
10 Q
SionnachIrl
Aug 17 10
291 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* What was the name given to the three-cornered hat that was popular in the 18th century?
* Up until the mid-to-late 19th century, what material was more commonly used to stiffen corsets and the like?
* A dress with the skirt draped up in the sides and back, by means of buttons and tapes, is called what?
* Up into the mid-19th century, what convenience was not sewn into dresses?
* The art of cutting the top fabric to reveal the fabric underneath was often called what?


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