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Quizzes here are about humorous offerings by a variety of authors. Quizzes on the work of a single author will be found under that author's name.   

There are 19 quizzes and 205 trivia questions in this category.
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George Carlin's "Brain Droppings"

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.
Average (10 qns)
Jul 23 10
900 plays
May the Farce Be With You

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!
Average (10 qns)
Jul 23 10
996 plays
Great Humorists and Satirists

This quiz is a mix of the works of many famous humorists and satirists. I hope you enjoy it!
Average (10 qns)
Feb 13 14
891 plays
On the Funny Side of the Street

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.
Average (10 qns)
Sep 24 13
1281 plays
Are You Dave Gorman?

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
Tough (10 qns)
Mar 03 07
336 plays
Ignorance is Blitz

"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 )
Average (10 qns)
Aug 12 08
870 plays
Joe Miller's Joke Book

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.
Average (10 qns)
Jan 12 10
630 plays
Phaic Tan

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.
Tough (10 qns)
Jan 10 05
312 plays
Reading For Fun

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.
Average (10 qns)
Nov 06 15
543 plays
Modern Comic Novels

A quiz about some of the funniest novels in English over the last 75 years or so -- and the people who wrote them.
Tough (10 qns)
Sep 18 10
393 plays
'1066 And All That' - WC Sellar & RJ Yeatman

'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.
Tough (10 qns)
Mar 10 05
633 plays
Low-brow Parodies in Literature

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.
Tough (10 qns)
May 23 09
564 plays
Joe Miller Reprise

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.
Average (10 qns)
Feb 28 10
270 plays
Our Dumb World

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!
Tough (25 qns)
Jun 12 09
594 plays
"The Worst Rock and Roll Records of All Time"

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).
Tough (10 qns)
Jul 13 08
1065 plays
The Essential Guide To Emo Culture

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.
Tough (10 qns)
Jan 02 09
300 plays
100 Facts About Pandas

"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.
Tough (10 qns)
Oct 18 13
819 plays
America (The Book) by the Daily Show Staff

How much do you know about the hilarious textbook-type writing by Jon Stewart and the cast of the Daily Show?
Average (10 qns)
Mar 09 05
1365 plays
A Simples Life

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.
Average (10 qns)
Aug 04 13
216 plays
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