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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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Speaking German: in English ( Borrowed Words and Phrases )

As with other languages, many German words have found their way into English. How many of them do you know? by rossian
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The Myths of the Trojan War ( The Trojan War )

This quiz deals with the myths and legends of the Trojan War. by bonanza22
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Speaking British ( Cross-Atlantic Differences )

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, ... by deputygary
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I Can't Believe I Misspelled That! ( Spelling Bee )

In this quiz you will find 10 words that are often misspelled. All you have to do is pick the correct spelling. This version covers letters ... by simplyashez

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Eminence Font
22 hours ago - Eminence Font ( Applied Art, Design )

Once upon a time, long, long ago, only a handful of fonts were installed on computers. This quiz will see if you can identify these typeface ... by PootyPootwell
Vocabuary
Feb 13 - Vocab-"uary" ( Vocabulary )

Can you match the words ending with -uary to brief definitions? by Earthboy
Finesse
Feb 13 - Finesse ( Dance )

Finesse aptly describes Indian dances, both folk and classical, which imbibe ancient culture and grace to create beautiful forms of art. How ... by angikar
O Capital My Capital
Feb 11 - O Capital! My Capital! ( Place Names )

Names of capital cities are well known, but have you ever wondered where the name came from? Me too. by 480154st
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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  Ouch! I Hurt My Head! cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, deputygary, Jul 25 09

Head to the head of the class with this quiz concerning the uses of the word "head." Go ahead and play. I guarantee it is not over your head.
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deputygary
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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.
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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.
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Catamount
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trivia quiz  Old Fogeyisms cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, uglybird, Jun 11 04

If you know these terms then you know fogeys. If, like the author of this quiz, you use these terms, then perhaps...you too are a...
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uglybird gold member
16737 plays
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trivia quiz  People Who Became Words - 1 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, deepakmr, Jul 15 08

Many words in the English language originated from the names of various persons. This quiz features a few persons who became words.
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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!
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eburge editor
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photo quiz  Perfect Replacement Editor choice cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, salami_swami, Jul 20 13

To pull off a successful museum heist, one needs to have the perfect replacement, a replica, for each famous painting. I've got my replicas; can you determine what painting I'm taking?
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salami_swami gold member
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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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Cymruambyth gold member
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trivia quiz  Synonymy cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, trident, Dec 08 04

Do you know your synonyms? Try to test your knowledge here. Don't worry if you can't pronounce the word.
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