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Play Occupational Trivia Topic Mash! - Scores
What do you know about this topic? Play this mixed game to try a little bit of everything!
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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
2862 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?
Average
10 Q
dcpddc478
Mar 20 14
495 plays
3 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
4464 plays
4 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?
Average
10 Q
dcpddc478
Jul 09 10
1242 plays
5 Where There's a Wheel, There's Whey
I want to start a dairy and make cheese and butter, but I have no idea how. I live in the mid-nineteenth century US. Can you help me figure out what I'm doing right and wrong, so I can become a good dairy person?
Average
10 Q
littlepup
Nov 14 14
321 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.
Average
10 Q
dcpddc478
Feb 10 11
801 plays
7 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
903 plays
8 Obsolete Occupations
Thinking of changing careers? The development of newer technology constantly reshapes the tasks and skills that are required in the workforce. Let's take a quiz and revisit some once popular jobs that are the today's obsolete occupations.
Easy
10 Q
adam36
Mar 07 15
777 plays
9 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
1989 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.
Average
10 Q
shvdotr
Jan 07 10
1494 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.
Average
10 Q
deputygary
Jul 22 07
2451 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
3912 plays
13 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!
Average
10 Q
dcpddc478
Apr 25 10
831 plays
14 The Role of the A.I. Technician
Let's have a look at this area of specialist work and some of what's behind being an artificial insemination (AI) technician, also known as an artificial breeding technician. The focus of this quiz is on the AI of livestock rather than people.
Tough
10 Q
suomy
Apr 21 15
84 plays
15 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.
Average
10 Q
deputygary
Dec 05 07
2502 plays
16 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.
Average
10 Q
deputygary
Oct 03 07
1290 plays
17 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.
Average
10 Q
achernar
Oct 07 03
6741 plays
18 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
4182 plays
19 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
2769 plays
20 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
1122 plays
21 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.
Average
10 Q
ralzzz
Aug 14 09
609 plays
22 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.
Average
10 Q
deputygary
Oct 07 07
795 plays
23 Grime and Reason
The next time you want to complain about your job you might want to think about getting up daily to go to these occupations. Here are ten questions about a variety of unpleasant occupations, some more commonplace than others.
Average
10 Q
dcpddc478
Feb 05 15
420 plays
24 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
909 plays
25 Your Ancestors Did What?
The aftermath of the Industrial Revolution meant that many of the old occupations could be carried out by machines, whilst others just faded into history. Did your ancestors do any of these jobs?
Difficult
10 Q
romeomikegolf
Dec 21 09
795 plays
26 What's My Line? - A Guide to CM/M Occupations
Team quiz by classicalmusic/mensan
In the CM/M team there are people from many different walks of life. Can you work out what career path these members followed?
Average
10 Q
jules44
Nov 14 10
993 plays
27 Obsolete Occupations
The scientific-technical revolution has destroyed a lot of occupations (while creating new ones). See how many you can recognize.
Difficult
10 Q
catamount
Nov 09 04
3621 plays
28 So You Want to Be a Snowplow Driver
Was your favorite character in "Airport" Joe Petroni? Does driving over the same stretch of concrete over and over in a bouncing truck sound like a good time? If so, you may have what it takes to be an airport snowplow driver.
Tough
10 Q
deputygary
May 10 08
891 plays
29 Henry Meets The Minstrel
Henry here! My lord, the Earl of Warwick, is hosting a special guest named Blondel the Minstrel. Because learning to sing and dance is part of my duty as a page, I hope to soak up as much information as I can from him!
Average
10 Q
ponycargirl
Feb 19 15
240 plays
30 So You Want to Be a Vet Tech?
This is an occupational quiz about Veterinary Technicians. (The quiz is based on USA information)
Average
10 Q
MyGirl2000
May 22 12
579 plays
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