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There are 19 quizzes and 205 trivia questions in this category.
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trivia quiz   George Carlin's "Brain Droppings" cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, snediger, Jul 23 10

In 1997, George Carlin (1937-2008) wrote "Brain Droppings," a New York Times bestseller and comedy classic, a compendium of his humor and satire. Take this quiz for the laughs. You'll get some! CAUTION: Contains some mildly raunchy language.
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snediger
Jul 23 10
1005 plays
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trivia quiz  Great Humorists and Satirists 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Lpez, Feb 13 14

This quiz is a mix of the works of many famous humorists and satirists. I hope you enjoy it!
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Lpez
Feb 13 14
1044 plays
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trivia quiz  May the Farce Be With You 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, dsimpy, Jul 23 10

In this fifth in a series of official team quizzes from Comedy of Errors, we take a look at a few of that mountain of literary gems that embrace the farcical, satirical, zanily humorous and quite frankly nonsensical elements of life!
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dsimpy gold member
Jul 23 10
1095 plays
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trivia quiz  On the Funny Side of the Street 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Christinap, Sep 24 13

Writing a book that is entertaining and funny is one of the most difficult things to do. Here are some that definitely made the grade.
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Christinap
Sep 24 13
2022 plays
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trivia quiz  Ignorance is Blitz 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, borisanchovy, Aug 12 08

"Ignorance is Blitz" is one of the funniest reads ever. In this quiz, it'll be your task to fill in what's missing from the quotes. A quiz where even the right answer will be wrong but still correct. I hope you'll have fun. :o )
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borisanchovy
Aug 12 08
966 plays
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trivia quiz  Joe Miller's Joke Book 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Jan 12 10

Here are ten jokes from "Joe Miller's Joke Book", circa 1739. The jokes have been slightly up-dated. You need to select the original punch line. These were compiled by a hack writer of the time John Mottley.
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Rehaberpro gold member
Jan 12 10
681 plays
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trivia quiz  Are You Dave Gorman? 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, DivineComedy, Mar 03 07

This is a quiz based on the hilarious book by Dave Gorman and Danny Wallace. It's a laugh out loud tale about two men on a mission to find other men named Dave Gorman. It's based on a true story. It's one of my personal favourite reads of all time. Enjoy
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DivineComedy
Mar 03 07
345 plays
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trivia quiz  Reading For Fun 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, OutlookDude, Nov 06 15

While they may be very different from each other in many ways, this quiz is all about books that have made me laugh out loud.
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OutlookDude gold member
Nov 06 15
630 plays
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trivia quiz  Phaic Tan 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, quogequox, Jan 10 05

Santo Cilauro, Tom Gleisner and Rob Stich have written a travel guide for a country that doesn't exist. See what you know about the this travel guide parody and the mysterious nation of Phaic Tan.
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quogequox gold member
Jan 10 05
321 plays
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trivia quiz  Modern Comic Novels 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, mcmarcar, Sep 18 10

A quiz about some of the funniest novels in English over the last 75 years or so -- and the people who wrote them.
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mcmarcar
Sep 18 10
411 plays
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trivia quiz  '1066 And All That' - WC Sellar & RJ Yeatman 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, teadrinker, Mar 10 05

'1066 And All That' is a comedy classic, highlighting most English people's confusion about their country's past. The authors happily muddle facts, characters and myth to help give a really authentic idea of 'memorable' history.
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teadrinker
Mar 10 05
645 plays
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trivia quiz  Low-brow Parodies in Literature 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, ArlingtonVA, May 23 09

Whether you think parody is the lowest form of writing or the highest form of praise for the original work, here are a few questions about a few of my favorite spoofs in literature.
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ArlingtonVA gold member
May 23 09
582 plays
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trivia quiz  Joe Miller Reprise 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Feb 28 10

Ten more Joe Miller jokes where you are asked to select the correct punch line. These are from the 1864 edition rather than the 1738 edition.
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Rehaberpro gold member
Feb 28 10
285 plays
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trivia quiz  Our Dumb World 25 questions
Tough, 25 Qns, daBomb619, Jun 12 09

This quiz uses information provided by "Our Dumb World: The Onion's Atlas of the Planet Earth". If you have not read it, I would highly recommend it (unless you are easily offended). Have fun!
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daBomb619
Jun 12 09
612 plays
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trivia quiz  "The Worst Rock and Roll Records of All Time" 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, neon000, Jul 13 08

This satirical book was released in 1991. Authors Jimmy Guterman and Owen O'Donnell asked readers to take the book with a grain of salt, as it targeted music from the popular to the obscure. The quiz is based on their opinions (which may not be mine).
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neon000 gold member
Jul 13 08
1098 plays
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trivia quiz  The Essential Guide To Emo Culture 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, sdrockers182, Jan 02 09

This quiz is all about a funny book called "Everybody Hurts: The Essential Guide To Emo Culture" by Leslie Simon and Trevor Kelley. The book is basically a guide to what some people consider emo and the cultural following of the genre.
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sdrockers182
Jan 02 09
306 plays
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trivia quiz  100 Facts About Pandas 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, eburge, Oct 18 13

"100 Facts About Pandas" by David O'Doherty, Claudia O'Doherty and Mike Ahern is not a reputable source of panda-related information but a collection of some hilarious made-up "facts" about those adorable black-and-white bears.
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eburge editor
Oct 18 13
1461 plays
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trivia quiz  America (The Book) by the Daily Show Staff 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, filmmaker03, Mar 09 05

How much do you know about the hilarious textbook-type writing by Jon Stewart and the cast of the Daily Show?
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filmmaker03
Mar 09 05
1446 plays
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trivia quiz  A Simples Life 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, balaton, Aug 04 13

There is a UK insurance comparison site called "Compare the Market". The company then set up "Compare the Meerkat " as an advertising gimmick. The book is a spin off from this and is a brief history of the meerkat clan by its founder.
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balaton
Aug 04 13
243 plays
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