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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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Pick-a-Pun: The Musicals! ( Humor, Puns and Word Play )

Yes, it's Pick-a-Pun, the game show where all the answers MIGHT be funny, but only one registers "Ouch" on the Groan-Ometer. Today's theme i ... by ing
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"Wicked" the Musical ( Wicked )

See how much you remember about the wonderful musical, "Wicked". by JCB1984
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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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"The Phantom of the Opera": Phantom vs. Raoul ( Phantom of the Opera, The )

The Phantom vs. Raoul. I give you a phrase and you tell me who said it. It can be sung or said either way it's from the musical. Remember ... by phantomphan1979

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Last Night on Broadway
14 hours ago - Last Night on Broadway ( Musicals Mixture )

Even the most popular long-running shows have to have a last night eventually. Identify these musicals, which had ten of the longest continu ... by Fifiona81
The Great White Part 9 Immaculate Idioms
May 13 - The Great White Part 9: Immaculate Idioms ( Colors in Idiom )

For the Great White Challenge, Team Blue is exploring the colour white in different categories. This quiz takes a look at "white" idioms. by zorba_scank
Color Me Purple Part 5  Shades in Idioms
May 11 - Color Me Purple Part 5: Shades in Idioms ( Colors in Idiom )

It's no great surprise that the color purple is commonplace in phrases and idioms throughout the world. This quiz, compiled by members of "T ... by moonraker2
Red Alert
May 09 - Red Alert ( Finish the Lyric )

In this quiz you'll need to identify ten red items from ten fantastic musicals. Good luck! by mlcmlc
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trivia quiz  Nonexistent Antonyms Editor choice cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, eburge, May 14 14

On the surface, some words look like they would have an opposite if you removed the prefix (as is often the case). See if you can work out what these nonexistent antonyms might mean. Inspired by a song I once heard.
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eburge editor
May 14 14
2436 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...
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darthrevan89
Feb 10 11
3948 plays
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trivia quiz  English Slang for Tourists cool 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, romeomikegolf, Feb 10 04

The following words or phrases are all in use in various parts of the UK. This quiz has been written to help the tourist understand what they hear when in the company of normal everyday Brits. There are no obscenities in this quiz.
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romeomikegolf gold member
Feb 10 04
7770 plays
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trivia quiz  Alfabetical Fun With Fonetics Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Jennifer5, Dec 19 12

Here are ten questions to test your knowledge on a variety of topics, with a twist - all answers relate to the NATO phonetic alphabet, the generally-used term given to the International Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet, or IACO phonetic alphabet.
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Jennifer5 gold member
Dec 19 12
2187 plays
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trivia quiz  What Did They Really Mean? cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Catamount, Jun 21 04

The word "malapropism" comes from Mrs. Malaprop, a character created by the playwright Richard Sheridan. She often used fancy words that were just plain wrong. I'll give you some famous malapropisms and you guess the correct term.
Very Easy
Catamount
Jun 21 04
19212 plays
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trivia quiz  Speaking German: in English cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, rossian, Feb 21 12

As with other languages, many German words have found their way into English. How many of them do you know?
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rossian editor
Feb 21 12
5289 plays
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photo quiz  Book of Proverbs cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, May 15 12

Searching through my local library I came across a picture book about proverbs. Let me tell you-- I've never had more trouble understanding a picture book. A picture is worth a thousand words, so can you help me out by making sense of these?
Very Easy
kyleisalive editor
May 15 12
5538 plays
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trivia quiz  You Say 'Aluminum', I Say 'Aluminium' cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, eburge, Jul 23 11

Let's call the whole thing off... Ahem. There are some notable differences in spelling for some words between the American and British vocabulary. Think you can spell well? Come on in and find out. There's a UK bias, but don't let that put you off. ;)
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eburge editor
Jul 23 11
4611 plays
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trivia quiz  Green Thumbs and Red Carpets cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Christinap, Feb 21 12

Green thumbs, red carpets, they are all here, along with other popular idioms involving colour.
Very Easy
Christinap
Feb 21 12
5487 plays
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trivia quiz  In Other Words, Dumb Editor choice cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Wizzid, Oct 30 09

This quiz features some of the more common and amusing expressions that are used to imply dim-wittedness. If you're "not all there", you should be here.
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Wizzid gold member
Oct 30 09
8739 plays
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