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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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Some Devilish Idioms ( The Devil in Idiom )

The devil is fairly popular in idiomatic phrases... Which of these devilish idioms do you know? by thegogga
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Oh no! More Clichés. Part 7 ( Cliches )

Ready to grapple with some more of those dreaded clichés. "The time is ripe" to show you're "too clever by half" so "grab the tiger by the t ... by musicmonkeyman
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More Easy Alliterations ( Alliteration and Rhymes )

Few things could be more basic for 'euphony' in English expressions than alliterative effects. Try these. by flem-ish
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Les Miserables Music ( Les Miserables Lyrics )

Who sang it? What are the lyrics? Do you remember the song title? by migit

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Im Forever Stuck in Ballets
12 hours ago - I'm Forever Stuck in Ballets! ( Ballet )

Just when I thought I was done, I get pulled back to that stage and transported into more ballets. Can you figure out which ones I've lande ... by Caseena
By Hook or By Crook
May 22 - By Hook or By Crook ( Architects )

According to the Cambridge Dictionary, the old The English phrase "by hook or by crook" means "by any method possible." Here are some archit ... by Lpez
Gravestone Symbolism
May 21 - Gravestone Symbolism ( Miscellaneous )

Gravestones are commonly decorated with a variety of symbols. This quiz will test your knowledge about the superstitions and traditions behi ... by Trivia_Fan54
From Aim to Zane
May 17 - From Aim to Zane ( A to Z Word Quizzes )

Begin with A and continue on through Z. Use the clues to find words that begin with successive alphabet letters and end with the AIM or AIN ... by robynraymer
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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.
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Creedy gold member
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trivia quiz  Meet Tom Swifty Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, zordy, Apr 13 07

Do you like puns? So you'll like this peculiar kind of word play called Tom Swifty. Explanation given in the first question.
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zordy gold member
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trivia quiz  YOUR Night At the Museum cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, doublemm, Sep 24 09

As you begin your first night shift guarding some of the world's most valuable works of art, you are shocked to see that they have come to life! Using your knowledge of famous art, get everything back the way it was by morning and keep your job!
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trivia quiz  This Sums It Up - Math Puns cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, eburge, Feb 25 10

See if you can differentiate between the right and wrong answers to these somewhat cringeworthy math puns. I've also tried to integrate some more punny stuff in the interesting information.
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trivia quiz  Growing the Word Cat's Tail cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, WesleyCrusher, Feb 21 12

Help our question CAT grow a nice long tail of letters - all of the answers in this quiz begin with CAT and you should supply the one that best fits the definition.
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trivia quiz  H is for Homophone Editor choice cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Plodd, Oct 06 12

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 decipher the love letter he sent to his sweetheart?
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Plodd
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trivia quiz  Don't Stop Perceiving cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Nov 13 11

Artwork is a reflection of the artist's perception of the world around him. I will give you some works of art and you will provide the artist who created them.
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dcpddc478 gold member
5541 plays
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trivia quiz  Tipping the Scales cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Mar 02 11

A challenge by PDAZ on the Author chatboard got me thinking about different idioms and words using 'tip'. Here are ten of them.
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zorba_scank gold member
5877 plays
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trivia quiz  Wicked Garden Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, pollucci19, Nov 20 10

I wandered into the garden of good and evil with a handful of books and harvested a bumper crop of wicked words.
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pollucci19 gold member
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trivia quiz  Speaking British cool 25 questions
Easy, 25 Qns, deputygary, Jan 02 10

The concept is simple: I give you a word used by the British, and you give me the American equivalent. While most A-Z quizzes start at A, I, being somewhat contrary, am starting with Z.
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