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trivia quiz  Gimme Sympathy Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Squisher, Dec 20 09

Gimme gimme never gets, but these individuals didn't care about manners. They really needed something! Can you tell me what? All scenarios are fictional.
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Squisher
Dec 20 09
5547 plays
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trivia quiz  Lexical Ovines cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, eburge, Feb 21 12

As a member of the Inter-Continental Ballistic Sheep for the Amazing Trivia Race, I've compiled a quiz with ten words with a connection to sheep, though not all are used when referring to our woollen pals. Enjoy!
Easy
eburge editor
Feb 21 12
4563 plays
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trivia quiz  The Dog Ate My Dictionary! cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, darthrevan89, Feb 10 11

My dog, Lexi, has always loved words -- but instead of eating my homework, she ate my dictionary! Now, as I search through the shredded pages to see what remains, I see a canine theme developing...
Easy
darthrevan89
Feb 10 11
3810 plays
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trivia quiz  Easily Confused Words cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, bloomsby, Dec 02 13

Confusing words doesn't look too good and may give people the wrong idea about you. Here are some common malapropisms and the like.
Average
bloomsby editor
Dec 02 13
1824 plays
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trivia quiz  Odd Ducks cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, uglybird, Jul 13 07

Not every duck waddles on land and swims in water. A few are even darn difficult. So... are you going to duck this quiz?
Tough
uglybird gold member
Jul 13 07
3441 plays
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trivia quiz  Am I Clumsy, Unlucky or What? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, funnytrivianna, Nov 06 07

I am the queen of clumsiness today. I think I should have stayed in bed and I do mean all day!
Average
funnytrivianna gold member
Nov 06 07
4212 plays
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trivia quiz  I've Got Mono cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Nov 02 12

Nanny Woo is not feeling well. She has been infected with the dreaded funtrivia bug. Can you help her with a diagnosis and a cure?
Very Easy
nannywoo gold member
Nov 02 12
1524 plays
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trivia quiz  Am I Clumsy, Unlucky or What? Part Two cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, funnytrivianna, Feb 02 08

You think my last clumsy episode was unbelievable. Wait until you hear about this one!
Easy
funnytrivianna gold member
Feb 02 08
4734 plays
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trivia quiz  The Sith Academy: Vocabulary Class cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, darthrevan89, Feb 01 09

Take on the role of a wannabe Sith apprentice, and begin your trials on the path to darkness. Your challenge is a vocabulary exam, involving the names of past Sith Lords. All questions are strictly vocabulary, no knowledge of "Star Wars" is needed.
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darthrevan89
Feb 01 09
1029 plays
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trivia quiz  Laughter, the Best Medicine cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Sep 07 01

Laughter is the best medicine as the saying goes, but the average adult only laughs 7 times in a day, let's work on our average! I'll give you some clues and you fill in the blank with the laughter word described.
Average
Bruyere editor
Sep 07 01
8094 plays
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trivia quiz  What Did Shakespeare Mean By That? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, merylfederman, Dec 24 12

Some words used in Shakespeare's time are still with us - but mean something *very* different today than when Shakespeare was using them. You might be surprised at how different the meanings of these common words are when used by the Bard of Avon!
Average
merylfederman gold member
Dec 24 12
780 plays
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trivia quiz  What is the Right Word for Such People? Part II cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, smeone, Nov 28 14

I enjoyed writing the first quiz on this topic, and from your feedback, you seemed to like playing it. So let's get the words right again Fun Trivia players!
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smeone
Nov 28 14
747 plays
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trivia quiz  Double sound words live. Get on your "Gee-Gee"! cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Philian, May 27 03

Did you call your toy train a "choo-choo" or a "puff-puff" ? When we grow up we still like those words with the sound repetitions. Have an "away-day" with these questions about them.
Easy
Philian
May 27 03
12312 plays
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trivia quiz  What is the Right Word for Such People? cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, smeone, Nov 03 14

I'm a great fan of the right word. Some words are so perfectly suited that we really should use them whenever possible. Here are some situations where the perfect word is offered for the people described. Can you find that word?
Average
smeone
Nov 03 14
1266 plays
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trivia quiz  Double sound words return. It's "easy-peasy". cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Philian, Jun 02 03

Just when you thought there could be no more "double-sound" words the following 10 escaped from the depths of the dictionary. Don't tell Lulu !
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Philian
Jun 02 03
7599 plays
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trivia quiz  Double sound words yet again.Now don't go "gaga" ! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Philian, May 25 03

More dregs from the double sound words that have sneaked into the dictionary. Again you have to sort out the meaning with your usual "razzamatazz".
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Philian
May 25 03
6252 plays
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trivia quiz  Witches Are Good at Spell-ing cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, StarStruck60, Jul 14 09

Welcome to Star's School of Practical Spell-ing. Can you graduate without turning yourself into a frog, or worse?
Average
StarStruck60
Jul 14 09
1818 plays
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match quiz  The ITEs of March, Part 4 cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, FatherSteve, Mar 08 18

How many of these words ending in "-ite" can you sort?
Very Easy
FatherSteve gold member
Mar 08 18
750 plays
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match quiz  The ITEs of March, Part 5 cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, FatherSteve, Mar 10 18

How many of these words ending in "-ite" can you sort?
Easy
FatherSteve gold member
Mar 10 18
693 plays
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trivia quiz  Strictly Speaking 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, uglybird, Aug 14 05

I have an uncanny ability for finding the wrong word. Do you? Try this quiz and see. Words that might need attention will be placed in ALL CAPS.
Difficult
uglybird gold member
Aug 14 05
3432 plays
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trivia quiz  Where Did You Get that Hat? 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Cymruambyth, Aug 04 09

Heads up! This is a quiz about hats from around the world. Your task is to match the headgear with its country of origin, its history or its wearer.
Tough
Cymruambyth gold member
Aug 04 09
1734 plays
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trivia quiz  Am I Clumsy, Unlucky or What? Part Three! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, funnytrivianna, May 28 08

Well, you thought I was finished with these stories? I have one more wild adventure to tell you about. For the complete story read the interesting information after the answers.
Average
funnytrivianna gold member
May 28 08
1866 plays
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trivia quiz  As Shakespeare Might Have Said... 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Cymruambyth, Oct 25 05

Many of the words that were commonly used in Shakespeare's time have become what etymologists call archaisms or antique words. How many of these antique words can you identify correctly?
Tough
Cymruambyth gold member
Oct 25 05
1938 plays
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trivia quiz  Double sound words are fun. Come "can-can" with me 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Philian, May 12 03

We love to shorten words but English also has a nice reservoir of words where we have doubled the sound to make an attractive new word. Can you guess the meaning of these double-sound words ?
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Philian
May 12 03
4821 plays
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trivia quiz  Commonly Misused Everyday Words 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, miss g, Nov 28 03

As a teacher I have noticed students making the same vocabulary errors again and again. In this quiz, I have focused on common errors in the strict grammatical sense rather than what may be heard colloquially. (British English)
Average
miss g
Nov 28 03
5505 plays
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match quiz  The ITEs of March, Part 2 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, FatherSteve, Mar 04 18

How many of these words ending in "-ite" can you sort?
Very Easy
FatherSteve gold member
Mar 04 18
774 plays
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match quiz  The ITEs of March, Part 3 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, FatherSteve, Mar 06 18

How many of these words ending in "-ite" can you sort?
Very Easy
FatherSteve gold member
Mar 06 18
738 plays
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trivia quiz  I Don't Like Four Letter Words 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, linkan, Feb 20 04

Here's some four letter words that I just don't like using. They are words that we do not use around our house. They are just not nice, or decent and downright wrong. Can you guess what these words are that I describe?
Very Easy
linkan gold member
Feb 20 04
20454 plays
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trivia quiz  English is a Quirky Language 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, superferd, Apr 26 03

For those of us who learned English as our primary language, we take a lot of its quirks for granted. Here are some examples of parts of the English language that are in categories of their own.
Average
superferd
Apr 26 03
8391 plays
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trivia quiz  Quantity Words In English 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, flem-ish, Jan 31 02

Language being what it is, often offers very precise vocabulary even when in practice many of us would just say: SOME or A LITTLE OF.See how precise your choice of vocabulary would be.
Average
flem-ish
Jan 31 02
5067 plays
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