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If you are in the mood for quizzes on some of the 'finer things in life', you have found the right location! Here you will find quizzes on art, theater, English and the various other humanities and social sciences. Please feel free to dabble away!   

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Rhyming Compounds and Phrases - Part Two ( Alliteration and Rhymes )

You are given the first part of a current standing phrase. It's up to you to find the second half which always creates a rhyme-effect with t ... by flem-ish
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Rhyming Compounds And Phrases ( Alliteration and Rhymes )

Even those of us who are not poets occasionally express themselves in rhyme. You are given the first half of a rhyming combination. You fill ... by flem-ish
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H is for Homophone ( Homonyms and Homophones )

A long time ago, there lived a man. The man was a very proficient writer but he still got very confused with his homophones. Can you help ... by Plodd
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Intentionally Easy Meanings ( Definitions )

Today's society has lost faith in its education system. Let's see if they're right. by DeiDei

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We Stole That from the Ancient Romans
19 hours ago - We Stole That from the Ancient Romans ( Borrowed Words and Phrases )

A quiz on ten of the many, many English words that originated in Latin, the language of the ancient Romans. by Joepetz
Which Musical Matches Me
Jan 10 - Which Musical Matches Me? ( Musicals Mixture )

Each question gives you three random items which you just have to match up with the associated musical. An item could match more than one an ... by Midget40
Mixed Up Myths
Jan 07 - Mixed Up Myths! ( Mythology Mixture )

In this quiz, we'll be mashing Norse, Greek, and Egyptian myths and comparing them. I hope it's fun for you! by FlameDragon12
We Stole That from the Ancient Greeks
Jan 05 - We Stole That from the Ancient Greeks ( Borrowed Words and Phrases )

There are a lot of English words of ancient Greek origin but can you figure out these ten? by Joepetz
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trivia quiz  Become a Better Writer cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Pagiedamon, Dec 28 08

Everyone needs to write sometimes. You might have to dispute a bill in writing or compose a self-evaluation. Or, you just might want to write a quiz at FunTrivia! Learn a few basics to becoming a better writer.
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trivia quiz  Eat Your Words cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, eburge, Dec 14 10

Idioms have been around for as long as there have been words, and a number of them feature food. I've managed to serve up ten of them for you here. Bon appetit!
Very Easy
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trivia quiz  Let's Get Down To Bismuth - Elementary Puns cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, eburge, May 11 11

I know I shouldn't, but here are more cringeworthy puns for you, this time with a science theme.
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trivia quiz  Could You Pass As a Canadian? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Cymruambyth, Apr 01 09

Canadians have incorporated into their everyday language certain words and terms that are peculiarly Canadian. Can you identify the meaning of these words and terms? If so, you could pass for a Canadian.
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trivia quiz  Ye Olde Quiz cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Creedy, Feb 10 12

See if you know the modern meaning of these common expressions used in times gone by, most of which came from the Elizabethan era. Good luck to thee.
Very Easy
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trivia quiz  All Generalizations Are Wrong cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Jan 25 10

Sometimes, the best way to learn a rule is to see what happens when it's broken. Here are ten self-contradicting writing rules, (mostly) originally published by George Trigg and William Safire. Let's work through them and see what they can teach us.
CellarDoor gold member
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photo quiz  Who Painted This Work? Editor choice cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Creedy, Jul 07 13

Here are ten famous paintings. Can you select the artists who brought them to life?
Creedy gold member
4626 plays
trivia quiz  Parts of (Hilarious) Speech cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Pagiedamon, Dec 11 08

Parts of speech...ho hum...Wait! I can make this fun. I'll give you giggle-inducing phrases to enliven your practice with identifying parts of speech.
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trivia quiz  All in the Family cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, jmorrow, Dec 20 13

Oh brother. Idioms containing kinship terms are so well-known, they're really child's play. Are you ready for the mother of all quizzes on familial expressions? Here are some phrases and other English language sayings that keep it all in the family.
Very Easy
jmorrow editor
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trivia quiz  In Sickness and in Health cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, rossian, Jul 26 12

Are you feeling on top of the world, or are you a bit run down? Either way, I hope you enjoy playing this quiz about idioms connected to health.
Very Easy
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