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There are 24 quizzes and 255 trivia questions in this category.
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trivia quiz  Human Oddities Editor choice 10 questions
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, ubermom, Jan 20 04

Back before Jerry Springer and other talk shows, people went to sideshows to be shocked and amazed. Who are some of the folks who were stars of the bygone era?
Very Difficult
Jan 20 04
6039 plays
trivia quiz  The Greatest Quiz On Earth Editor choice 10 questions
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, MaceoMack, Dec 21 07

This quiz will cover the history and traditions of what has been billed as "The Greatest Show on Earth" - The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus.
Very Difficult
Dec 21 07
4098 plays
trivia quiz  Clowning is Serious Business Too cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Feb 23 07

We've all seen clowns and enjoyed their antics, but how much do you know about their history and code of conduct, among other things? Hopefully you'll learn something new from this quiz.
zorba_scank gold member
Feb 23 07
1098 plays
trivia quiz  Let's Go To The Circus! cool 15 questions
Difficult, 15 Qns, ozzz2002, Feb 07 02

I guess we all had dreams of running off to join the circus. Take this quiz, and see how much you really know!
ozzz2002 editor
Feb 07 02
2397 plays
trivia quiz  A Fair Day Out cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, doublemm, Sep 08 13

Growing up next to Blackpool, I became rather skilled at fairground games. Take this quiz to test your knowledge of traditional fairground games and other attractions.
Sep 08 13
492 plays
trivia quiz  There's a Sucker Born... cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, mrgrouchy, Apr 05 10

P.T. Barnum (1810-1891) was an entertainer and entrepreneur who helped to create a world-famous circus. Please take a quiz on Barnum's remarkable life. Good luck!
Apr 05 10
666 plays
trivia quiz  Jumbo the Elephant 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, wordwalker, Jan 18 11

This is a quiz about Jumbo the elephant, the "biggest" star of Barnum and Bailey's, "Greatest Show On Earth".
Jan 18 11
405 plays
photo quiz  Fire Eaters and Their Coworkers 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Feb 13 14

The circus and its performers are a group unto themselves. There are many secrets and mysteries in this line of work. Here are ten questions on some of the skills you might see while visiting a circus.
dcpddc478 gold member
Feb 13 14
714 plays
trivia quiz  Under the Big Top 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Eraucci, Mar 12 15

This quiz is about the traditional-format circus familiar to most people. Ready to enter the Big Top?
Eraucci gold member
Mar 12 15
516 plays
trivia quiz  Roll Up! Roll Up! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Tan72, Jan 19 14

A short history of the circus.
Jan 19 14
297 plays
trivia quiz  A-Cute Angle 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Jul 13 12

The art of contortion is one of the oldest forms of visual entertainment. Sometimes seen at circuses and fairs, it can also be seen in elaborate shows that feature dance and rhythmic gymnastics.
dcpddc478 gold member
Jul 13 12
471 plays
trivia quiz  Sideshow People 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, bustigger, Mar 23 09

I have always admired the people of the sideshow, and in some cases envied the adventures they had because of their "deformity or handicap".
Mar 23 09
489 plays
trivia quiz  You Rode a WHAT? 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, cowboybluedog, Jun 28 13

This quiz is about rides, shows and/or activities that either are or have been a part of carnivals, county fairs and traveling circus. Some names may be colloquial or obscure. Other names may refer to unusual or antiquated carnival rides/shows.
cowboybluedog gold member
Jun 28 13
705 plays
trivia quiz  Country Fair Sideshows and Contests 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Toeknee448, Aug 09 13

An essential part of any English Country Fair are the sideshows. There are many different ones. Can you name these?
Aug 09 13
366 plays
trivia quiz  Follow That Troupe! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Oidioid32123, May 18 14

Daphne is a circus performer who has travelled with circuses and other touring shows for hundreds of years. She is witnessing circus history, and I'm quizzing you on it. Good luck!
May 18 14
234 plays
trivia quiz  The Magnificent Humbug: A quiz about P.T. Barnum 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, LaLaLoopy, Oct 17 10

No one has made more of a contribution to American circuses, carnivals, and fairs of all kinds than Phineas Taylor Barnum. I hope you will enjoy this glimpse into the life of a showman extraordinaire!
Oct 17 10
288 plays
trivia quiz  Are You Going to the Faire? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Ravenloft, Jan 18 11

I found this title as a challenge quiz and since I am a Renaissance Faire performer, how could I resist?
Jan 18 11
282 plays
trivia quiz  Come to an English Country Fair 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Toeknee448, Jul 30 13

Many English towns and villages have their own summer fair, some big, some small. Although some places invent new names for these tents, there are also the traditional ones. How many of these can you recognise?
Jul 30 13
474 plays
trivia quiz  Trapeze Tricks 5 questions
Tough, 5 Qns, happiemukmuk, Jun 11 03

This is a quiz about different tricks you can do on a flying trapeze. I hope everyone gets the chance to try them eventually!
Jun 11 03
807 plays
trivia quiz  Circus 1 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, steiny1, May 14 02

Here is a quiz relating to one of America's favorite pastimes. Good luck.
steiny1 gold member
May 14 02
1251 plays
trivia quiz  Johnny Eck, King of the Freaks 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, ubermom, Feb 10 05

Johnny Eck was one of the most popular human oddities of the heyday of the sideshow. Learn more, or test what you already know.
Feb 10 05
483 plays
trivia quiz  Cirque Du Soleil Madness 20 questions
Tough, 20 Qns, detecdiva, Jul 14 04

For all people who have been touched by Cirque to the point of obsession. Or for those who are just too damn bored, here is a quiz that hopefully you can have some fun with!
Jul 14 04
657 plays
trivia quiz  Renaissance Faires 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, cordelya, Oct 29 02

This quiz contains questions about the Renaissance Faires, and the folks that frequent them. Good luck and have fun!
Oct 29 02
816 plays
trivia quiz  Cirque du Soleil 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Jacomino, Jun 12 00

How much do you know about cirque? Take my quiz and find out. Good luck!
Jun 12 00
900 plays
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