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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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Colorful Phrases ( Colors in Idiom )

This quiz contains some phrases that use colors. I hope you enjoy this quiz! by nilknarf710
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A 'Wicked' Musical ( Wicked )

This quiz centers around the all new "Wicked" musical. 10 questions of 'Wicked Fun'! by avalongirl
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Old Fogeyisms ( American Slang )

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... by uglybird
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Literary Terms For Book Worms ( Grammatical and Lexical Items )

Literary Terms for Book Worms: the ultimate quiz for teachers and readers ... see how much you know! by Melba

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Great Works of Art and Their Workers
Sep 10 - Great Works of Art and Their Workers ( Matching Artist and Art )

This quiz matches great works of art with their makers. These could be considered some of the Great Hits of Art, as there's nothing obscure ... by PootyPootwell
Paint Me Like One of Your French Girls
Sep 05 - Paint Me Like One of Your French Girls ( Art by Region )

France has a history of fine art, and all I ask is that someone, somewhere, commission one of the all-time greats to paint me like one of th ... by kyleisalive
Tricky Situation
Sep 04 - Tricky Situation ( Something in Common )

For some reason, mythology seems to get a real kick out of figures who pull the rug out from under us normal folks. This quiz looks at ten ... by kyleisalive
The End Is Just The Beginning
Sep 03 - The End Is Just The Beginning ( Words Within Words )

A quiz about words, where the start is "end". All spellings are UK English. by 480154st
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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
2457 plays
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trivia quiz  Hiya Cat! 1940s Slang cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, beergirllaura, Aug 30 09

1940 in the USA was dotty at times, and could blow your wig, so let's take a gander at some of that decade's slang.
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beergirllaura
Aug 30 09
2700 plays
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trivia quiz  Yours Truly, Cassandra Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, adams627, Aug 01 11

Good old Cassandra has started a prophecy-soliciting business, where she tells people in Greek myth how to avoid their unfortunate fates. Only problem? They don't believe her. Can you identify the addressees of these notes?
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adams627
Aug 01 11
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trivia quiz  Words In Custody cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, uglybird, Jun 07 04

English usage imposes limits on the company some words usually keep. Aspersions are most often "cast", and there is seldom "kith" without "kin". See if you know which word seems to be the constant (or at least frequent) companion of the other.
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uglybird gold member
Jun 07 04
7047 plays
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trivia quiz  Pseudoscience Basics Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Correspondguy, Oct 11 09

"Science" isn't so much a thing as a way of thinking. "Pseudoscience" is when people, through ignorance or malice, use a thought process that looks like science, but doesn't have the same rigor. This quiz tells the story of how you make that mistake.
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Correspondguy
Oct 11 09
6492 plays
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trivia quiz  Interesting 'B' Words cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Jan 12 05

Some of my favorite words start with 'B', and this quiz is dedicated to them. I would 'B' honored if you would join me and tromp through the world of 'B' words...good luck!
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thejazzkickazz gold member
Jan 12 05
6234 plays
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trivia quiz  What's In Your Portmanteau? cool 20 questions
Easy, 20 Qns, Polaris101, Sep 10 09

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 example, add "motor" to "hotel" and you get "motel". Some questions have an American slant. Enjoy!
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Polaris101 gold member
Sep 10 09
4047 plays
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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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CellarDoor gold member
Jan 25 10
2592 plays
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trivia quiz  The Many Meanings of "Run" cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Dec 03 08

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, but they always pepper their conversation with "run" words and phrases; can you help me work out what they mean?
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CellarDoor gold member
Dec 03 08
5556 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
6918 plays
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