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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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What's In Your Portmanteau? ( Portmanteau Words )

Here's a categorical look at portmanteau words, new words made by blending parts of two other words together, a frankenword if you will. For ... by Polaris101
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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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"Phantom" : Part One ( Phantom of the Opera Lyrics )

Try this quiz on the songs of "The Phantom of the Opera" and see if you really are the Phan. All you need to do is choose the best answers w ... by janephob
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Three letter E words ( Words A - M )

I give you the definition, you give me the word. These are all three letter words beginning with 'E' by the_kazmeister

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Food But Not In My Stomach
Nov 07 - Food, But Not In My Stomach ( Body Parts in Idiom )

Below is a list of my favorite foods, however, they are everywhere but in my stomach. Find the food that completes each of the following idi ... by 1nn1
Why Keep a Dog and Bark Yourself
Oct 23 - Why Keep a Dog and Bark Yourself? ( Animals in Idiom )

There are so many dog idioms and expressions out there. I'll give you one and you tell me the person most associated with that expression. by Joepetz
HOTel and Other Warm Receptions
Oct 10 - HOTel and Other Warm Receptions ( Words Within Words )

Kev is working feverishly, but needs help to uncover words with 'hot' hidden in them. He knows the letters in the word HOT will be there - t ... by VegemiteKid
Teaterring on the Brink
Oct 05 - 'Tea'-terring on the Brink ( Words Within Words )

Each answer has the word 'tea' in it - see if you can work out the correct answer from the clues given. by VegemiteKid
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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
8685 plays
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trivia quiz  First and Last Letter's the Same cool 20 questions
Easy, 20 Qns, salami_swami, Jul 10 08

This quiz is an alphabetics quiz, where all the words start and end with the same letter!
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salami_swami gold member
Jul 10 08
2907 plays
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trivia quiz  Restaurant Spelling Bee cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Tizzabelle, Mar 20 14

You're about to open a large, international restaurant. The chefs are ready, and the food, drinks and tables have arrived. All you need to do is proofread the menus. Can you spell your way out of a wet profiterole?
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Tizzabelle gold member
Mar 20 14
2466 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.
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Catamount
Jun 21 04
19173 plays
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trivia quiz  Pick-a-Pun: The Musicals! cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, ing, Oct 12 05

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 is Musicals, so get singing, and let the Pun begin!
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Oct 12 05
6933 plays
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trivia quiz  The Foggiest Notion cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Bruyere, Aug 03 03

This is a quiz about some reasonably common British terms that sometimes leave other English speakers in the fog. They are taken from newspapers, broadcasts and contemporary books. I'll give the North American equivalent. Good luck!
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Bruyere editor
Aug 03 03
8796 plays
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trivia quiz  Reg Grundies and Sloppy Joes cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Aug 21 04

More Aussie craziness. Clothing has its fair share of slang words. What on earth are Reg Grundies?
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Nannanut
Aug 21 04
4314 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
7707 plays
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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
Feb 10 12
6132 plays
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trivia quiz  Painting by Numbers Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Oct 06 09

One "Blue Boy," two "American Gothic" farmers, "Three Musicians" ... some might classify paintings by color or medium or style, but I like to look at them strictly by the numbers. Will you help me count my way through the history of western art?
Average
CellarDoor gold member
Oct 06 09
8340 plays
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