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1 So You Want to be a Sheepherder
Are you unafraid of wolves? Does the smell of wet wool seem pleasant? Is standing alone on a hill in the dark of night surrounded by animals your idea of a fun time? Take this quiz to see if you have what it takes to herd sheep.
Average
10 Q
deputygary
Jun 27 07
2754 plays
2 The Ash-Covered Profession of the Blacksmith
The blacksmith, for many centuries, was one of the most important craftsman to be found in cities and towns of all sizes. What do you know about this time honored profession?
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10 Q
dcpddc478
Mar 20 14
336 plays
3 The Ghastly Profession of the Executioner
Most countries have had someone who practises the occupation of executioner. He is the one who carries out the legal death sentence that is/was handed down by the king, government or other legal body. What do you know about this long-standing profession?
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10 Q
dcpddc478
Jul 09 10
1125 plays
4 The Deadly Profession of the Coal Miner
Coal mining has always been a dangerous profession that was not regulated for many years. This is a look at the reality of the coal mining profession for many years.
Average
10 Q
dcpddc478
Jun 21 11
804 plays
5 History's Horrid Jobs
Many of the less pleasant trades and occupations of our ancestors were described by actor Tony Robinson in the Television series 'The Worst jobs in History'. Some of the questions in this quiz are based on this fascinating series.
Difficult
15 Q
picqero
Aug 16 05
4317 plays
6 The Filthy Profession of the Chimney Sweep
There have been many dirty, dangerous jobs, throughout history. Being a chimney sweep is near the top. Let's take a look at this perilous occupation.
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10 Q
dcpddc478
Feb 10 11
690 plays
7 Famous U.S. Coast Guardsmen
Some of the more famous people who served in the U.S. Coast Guard.
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10 Q
wjames
Jun 15 14
288 plays
8 Workplace Safety
I'll bet you probably know someone who works in a factory. If so, I'll also bet they are required to wear some protective items to prevent them from getting injured. See if you can pick out the correct gear to use.
Very Easy
10 Q
ralzzz
May 01 13
1602 plays
9 The Trivial Profession of Court Jester
Okay, I admit it, the title is a pun. Just look at the Fun Trivia avatar at the top of the page! This will be the second in a series of unusual professions that are not seen today. Have fun with the quiz and let me entertain you!
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10 Q
dcpddc478
Apr 25 10
747 plays
10 Archaic Occupations
While reading the Cadfael series by Ellis Peters, I came across medieval occupations. Some I knew, some I did not. So I wondered if my fellow trivialists would enjoy a look back at archaic occupations. I hope you have fun.
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10 Q
shvdotr
Jan 07 10
1365 plays
11 So You Want to be a Bomb Disposal Technician
Do you thrive in pressure-packed, life-or-death situations? Are you not bothered by loud noises? Can you tell the difference between a red wire and a blue wire? If so, you may have what it takes to be a bomb disposal technician.
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10 Q
deputygary
Jul 22 07
2271 plays
12 A Pub With No Beer
Theft is rampant in the normally idyllic town of Casualville. Deputygary and Lieutenant Leelee are on the case. What could be worse than a pub with no beer? Choose the best answer for the blank.
Easy
10 Q
Squisher
Nov 22 10
3492 plays
13 So You Want to Be a Deep Sea Diver
Can you hold your breath a long time? Does being 500 feet under the sea in a metal covered suit weighing hundreds of pounds and attached to a rubber line seem like a pleasant work environment? If so, you may have what it takes to be a deep sea diver.
Average
10 Q
deputygary
Sep 08 07
969 plays
14 So You Want to be a Desperado
Do people cower in fear when you walk down the street? Would you like them to? If so, you may have what it takes to be a real Old West desperado. Take this quiz to find out.
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10 Q
deputygary
Dec 05 07
2385 plays
15 So You Want to be an Emergency Medical Technician
Some of these questions are also fire, general medical, or rescue type as they relate to the United States. Here are some questions based on my knowledge.
Easy
10 Q
iamemt7890
Mar 22 08
6252 plays
16 Phlebotomists: We Want Your Blood!
If you've ever had blood drawn for lab tests, you've probably had some contact with a phlebotomist. This quiz will give you some interesting information to think about the next time you see a needle approaching!
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10 Q
duchessjlh
Feb 15 07
4707 plays
17 The Perky Occupation of the Barista
I tried eking out a living as a barista. The pay wasn't great by there were plenty of perks. It was at this time that I learned how difficult this job truly was and how long it took to master the skill.
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10 Q
dcpddc478
Oct 07 13
537 plays
18 So You Want to be a Lumberjack
Have you ever wanted to swing an axe, wear flannel shirts and eat pancakes? In short, have you ever wanted to be a lumberjack? See if you have what it takes.
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10 Q
deputygary
Jun 12 07
2412 plays
19 So You Want to be a Volcanologist
Are you one of those people who, when told "get away from that," walk up to whatever that is and say "Let me see it?" Do you like things that are really hot? If so you may have what it takes to be a volcanologist. Take this quiz to find out.
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10 Q
deputygary
Oct 03 07
1239 plays
20 Take Two And Call Me Tomorrow
This is a quiz about some of the most famous doctors and some of the breakthroughs in medicine they were responsible for. Good luck.
Average
10 Q
RAgamer51
Jul 11 07
4032 plays
21 You: The Emergency Medical Technician
You have decided to get over your fear of blood & you figure the best way is to jump right in & get to it. You call up your local volunteer first aid squad & sit down with a certified Emergency Medical Technician to see if you have what it takes.
Tough
10 Q
Pangea250
Jul 20 09
2391 plays
22 The Manly Profession of the Lumberjack
The world of the lumberjack was one where strength, fearlessness, and masculinity were highly valued. Today the profession is called logging and is highly mechanized. This is a quiz on the lumberjacks of the 19th and early 20th century.
Easy
10 Q
dcpddc478
Nov 17 10
1155 plays
23 Non-Destructive Testing
Non-destructive testing (NDT) is an industrial inspection technique to verify the usability of an item without having to take apart, destroy or otherwise damage an item. This quiz will explore different techniques of performing NDT inspections.
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10 Q
ralzzz
Aug 14 09
573 plays
24 So You Want to Be a College Professor?
Did you always love school? Are you passionate about a specific subject? Do you love to teach others? Do you genuinely care about others' learning? If you answered YES to these, then maybe you have what it takes to become a college professor!
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10 Q
pagiedamon
Aug 12 08
1845 plays
25 The Interview
You have seen an advert for your dream job. Now let's see if we can give you a bit of an edge over the competition.
Easy
10 Q
StarStruck60
Aug 04 09
3930 plays
26 A Farmer's Life
Farming is the occupation which keeps us all fed; without which we'd all starve. But how aware are you of what goes on behind the scenes? Step into a farmer's shoes and see how much you know.
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10 Q
achernar
Oct 07 03
6531 plays
27 So You Want to be a Steeplejack
Are you someone who might enjoy dangling from a tall building attached to a flimsy rope, nothing below you but air, while you try to use big, heavy tools? Really? Then you might have what it takes to be a steeplejack. Take this quiz and find out.
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10 Q
deputygary
Oct 07 07
777 plays
28 The Extracting Profession of the Dentist
The profession of the dentist has changed through time. While making a visit to the dentist may not be your favorite past-time, what do you actually know about this profession and its past?
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10 Q
dcpddc478
Oct 18 12
561 plays
29 Obscure Branches of the Tree of Science
Science includes the study of almost everything on the planet. This is just a short quiz on some of the lesser known branches on this amazing tree of knowledge.
Easy
10 Q
dcpddc478
Nov 02 09
2640 plays
30 Working Class Hero
Here at the Working Class Hero Employment Agency we find jobs for people who want to be heroes-- while making a living--but don't want to be bitten by radioactive spiders and stuff like that. Come meet ten of our clients.
Average
10 Q
deputygary
Dec 25 09
837 plays
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