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trivia quiz  The Joy of Cookbooks cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ertrum, Feb 29 12

Most of us have one, or several, cookbooks in the kitchen. Here's a quiz about them.
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ertrum gold member
Feb 29 12
1569 plays
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trivia quiz  Love, Guidedly cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, guitargoddess, Jan 27 10

This quiz is about the ancient text, the "Kama Sutra", ascribed to Vtsyyana. There is more to the work than a catalogue of human pretzel-like positions; it's also a guide on lifestyle and relationships.
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guitargoddess editor
Jan 27 10
5136 plays
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trivia quiz  How To Become a "Britannica" Entry cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, ing, Jul 31 09

US journalist and author AJ Jacobs read the "Encyclopaedia Britannica" - all 44 million words of it! - and then wrote a book about the experience. So who better to offer up a list of sure-fire ways to ensure you get your own write-up in the great "EB"?
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Jul 31 09
615 plays
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trivia quiz  Outstanding Non-Fiction Books 2 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Jan 13 15

So many were so kind on the first effort, so here are ten more books to contemplate.
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Rehaberpro gold member
Jan 13 15
570 plays
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photo quiz  Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, stephgm67, May 27 17

TIME Magazine published a list of what they considered the top 100 best nonfiction books written since 1923. Here are just a sampling of them. Can you choose the right answer? The pictures may help!
Easy
stephgm67 gold member
May 27 17
915 plays
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trivia quiz  British Reference Books cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, TabbyTom, Jun 02 06

Dedicated trivia buffs need to be acquainted with reference books. This quiz deals with some of the better known British works.
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TabbyTom gold member
Jun 02 06
861 plays
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trivia quiz  Like Good Non-Fiction? This Quiz is For You cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, robbieh, Jun 29 06

There have been some remarkable non-fiction books written in the past half-century, some of the best ever, and I've tried to name the finest ones here. Please take this quiz and see if you agree with my choices.
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robbieh
Jun 29 06
2460 plays
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trivia quiz  Non-Fiction Books of the 1970s cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Mar 02 15

The 1970s was the time of Watergate, Vietnam, and disco. Here is a selection of non-fiction books that people were reading.
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Rehaberpro gold member
Mar 02 15
516 plays
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trivia quiz  Non-Fiction Books of the 1990s cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Apr 13 15

A review of some of the most popular non-fiction books published in the 1990s.
Average
Rehaberpro gold member
Apr 13 15
339 plays
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trivia quiz  Influential Non-Fiction Books cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, flem-ish, Feb 02 03

Some books actually change or at least influence the way of thinking of people about themselves, society, life, the universe, etc. Check these.
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flem-ish
Feb 02 03
6648 plays
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trivia quiz  The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, timence, Jun 13 15

Stephen R Covey's "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" was a book that changed the way many people thought about the way they work and organise their lives. How much do you know about the 7 habits and the book behind them?
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timence gold member
Jun 13 15
282 plays
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trivia quiz  Books About Serial Killers cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, mikew41, Jan 25 09

My collection of murder books fascinates me, and worries my wife. Here is a quick quiz on books about serial killers.
Tough
mikew41
Jan 25 09
885 plays
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trivia quiz  Oustanding Non-Fiction Books cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Jan 08 15

Non-fiction books frequently have a profound effect in the way we form our laws, treat other people,and modify our views of the world. Here are a few that have had such an impact.
Easy
Rehaberpro gold member
Jan 08 15
801 plays
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trivia quiz  Hall of Fame Non-Fiction 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Jun 19 15

What do you know about these titles from my bookshelves? Have fun!
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shvdotr gold member
Jun 19 15
345 plays
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trivia quiz  Non-Fiction Books of the 1940s 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Jan 27 15

Much that was written was either about the war or the post-war period but many interesting books were published during this decade.
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Rehaberpro gold member
Jan 27 15
342 plays
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trivia quiz  Non-Fiction of the 1960s 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Feb 13 15

The 1960s was the time of Vietnam, assassinations, and Woodstock. Here are a few books people were reading.
Average
Rehaberpro gold member
Feb 13 15
414 plays
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trivia quiz  The Right Stuff 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, lout62001, Dec 05 13

This is a Tom Wolfe best seller about the space race, aeronautics and the issues surrounding test pilots and astronauts. The quiz will ask about some of the basic facts outlined in his book.
Easy
lout62001 gold member
Dec 05 13
600 plays
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trivia quiz  Non-Fiction Books of the 1980s 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Mar 22 15

A review of some of the most popular non-fiction books published in the 1980s.
Average
Rehaberpro gold member
Mar 22 15
300 plays
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trivia quiz  Non-Fiction:The 1930s 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Jan 20 15

A review of popular non-fiction books published in the 1930s.
Average
Rehaberpro gold member
Jan 20 15
297 plays
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trivia quiz  Writes of Passage 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, emiloony, Feb 15 14

Pack your bags and join me in an exploration of travel literature, some much-visited and some further off the beaten track.
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emiloony gold member
Feb 15 14
303 plays
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trivia quiz  'Night' & Other Books About the Holocaust 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, grisham, Dec 05 17

'Night' was a book written by Elie Wiesel about his experiences in the Holocaust. This quiz includes other books written about that period.
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grisham
Dec 05 17
105 plays
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trivia quiz  Travel Books 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, quogequox, Mar 20 04

So many places, so little cash. Save yourself the airfare and read the book instead. A quiz on some travel books.
Tough
quogequox gold member
Mar 20 04
348 plays
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photo quiz  A Means to an End 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, pollucci19, Mar 27 16

The following works of non-fiction have provided their authors with the opportunity to push forward their experiences, their ideologies and the heroic deeds that have touched them.
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pollucci19 gold member
Mar 27 16
342 plays
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trivia quiz  "How to DJ Right," F. Broughton & B. Brewster 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, neon000, Aug 07 07

This witty book by Frank Broughton and Bill Brewster was released in the U.S. in 2003. (Elsewhere, it was called "How to DJ Properly.") The book is all about how to work as a disc jockey. Hope you enjoy this quiz on it. Thanks!
Average
neon000 gold member
Aug 07 07
261 plays
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trivia quiz  Non-Fiction For Dummies 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, nmerr, Jul 05 15

For those who are not well-acquainted with the non-fiction genre, here are some books to help get you started. You should be familiar with the titles even if you haven't read them.
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nmerr gold member
Jul 05 15
534 plays
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trivia quiz  November 22, 1963 Part Two 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Bob9491, May 17 14

This is my second quiz on the tragic assassination of President John F. Kennedy. It focuses mainly on the books that were inspired by that horrific event. I've read all the books named herein.
Tough
Bob9491 gold member
May 17 14
306 plays
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trivia quiz  Non-Fiction Classics 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, robert362, Sep 23 00

This quiz is about some of the non-fiction books that have had historical significance. Some are more well-known than others.
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robert362
Sep 23 00
2982 plays
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trivia quiz  Non-fiction Books of the 1950s 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Rehaberpro, Jan 30 15

We had the Korean War, the Eisenhower years, and the beginnings of rock and roll. Here is what people were reading in non-fiction.
Tough
Rehaberpro gold member
Jan 30 15
252 plays
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trivia quiz  A History of Private Life: Rome to Byzantium 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, jstagamtome, Jul 07 09

The first of a five volume history of private life contains many customs and practices which seem unusual today and make for interesting reading. The book is edited by Phillipe Aries and Georges Dufy. Enjoy the quiz.
Average
jstagamtome
Jul 07 09
228 plays
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trivia quiz  The Wee Red Book 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, jimpimslim1, Sep 21 09

It has given us facts and figures for generations, and Scotland's football bible is still going strong. See what you know about this small red book and events surrounding the time of its inception.
Average
jimpimslim1 gold member
Sep 21 09
219 plays
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