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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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The Many Meanings of "Run" ( Idioms and Proverbs )

In English, one word can say a great deal, and "run" is one of those words. I'm about to have dinner with my good friends Arun and Brunhilde ... by CellarDoor
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I Always Wanted To... ( Humor, Puns and Word Play )

...make a quiz where you complete my puns. Wait a second... by eburge
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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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Book of Proverbs ( Idioms and Proverbs )

Searching through my local library I came across a picture book about proverbs. Let me tell you-- I've never had more trouble understanding ... by kyleisalive

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Illogically Thinking
Jan 17 - Illogically Thinking ( Philosophy )

Did you ever hear someone make an argument and think, "wait that doesn't make sense"? These arguments are called logical fallacies. An exa ... by Joepetz
Punning with Pasta
Jan 17 - Punning with Pasta ( Humor, Puns and Word Play )

Another round of puns with an Italian food theme this time. by zorba_scank
Flat Baroque
Jan 08 - Flat Baroque ( Baroque Art )

The ornate designs of the Baroque movement, popular in Europe through the 17th century, were applied to architecture, sculpture, music and t ... by Fifiona81
VENTing in Quizzyland
Jan 08 - VENTing in Quizzyland ( Words Within Words )

Your task is to interpret the given questions and add THREE missing letters or words to create seven-letter words containing 'vent'. by lout62001
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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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deputygary
Jan 02 10
3966 plays
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trivia quiz  Raw Prawns and Drinking Lizards cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Jun 13 04

Australians have always had a unique turn of phrase. In this quiz I promise not to come the raw prawn with you. If you are flat out like a lizard drinking you might want to change tack and play.
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Nannanut
Jun 13 04
4104 plays
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trivia quiz  All in the Family cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, jmorrow, Dec 20 13

Oh brother. Idioms containing kinship terms are so well-known, they're really child's play. Are you ready for the mother of all quizzes on familial expressions? Here are some phrases and other English language sayings that keep it all in the family.
Very Easy
jmorrow editor
Dec 20 13
2628 plays
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trivia quiz  Gobbledygook cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, deputygary, Sep 01 09

Government, lawyers, doctors, even schoolteachers from Sussex are guilty of using gobbledygook: the use of many complex words when a few simple ones will suffice.
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deputygary
Sep 01 09
2811 plays
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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
Dec 14 10
5520 plays
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trivia quiz  What the Spell Check Mist: Typo Transfusion Editor choice cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, ing, Jun 07 09

Sacred Heart Hospital: Medical Care second to nun, paperwork last to all. Scared Heart Hospital, where the typos are rarely fatal, but nearly always fanny!
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ing
Jun 07 09
6231 plays
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photo quiz  Life, Death, and Beyond: Funerary Art Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Feb 23 12

Let's explore some examples of funerary art, items created to form or be part of a tomb.
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looney_tunes editor
Feb 23 12
4155 plays
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trivia quiz  Nursery Rhyme Heteronyms cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, May 24 09

Heteronyms are words that are spelt the same but have different meanings when they are pronounced differently - like Polish and polish. Follow the nursery rhyme characters and their clues in capitals to find each heteronym.
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Nannanut
May 24 09
2520 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?
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CellarDoor gold member
Oct 06 09
8370 plays
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trivia quiz  In Bed with Idioms cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, thegogga, May 21 08

There are several idioms and proverbs that we use today that refer to beds. How many of them do you know?
Very Easy
thegogga
May 21 08
7146 plays
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