English Quizzes, Trivia and Puzzles
English Quizzes, Trivia

English Trivia Quizzes

  1. Home
  2. »
  3. Quizzes
  4. »
  5. Humanities Trivia
  6. »

Fun Trivia
Here you'll find quizzes on all sorts of aspects of the English language ranging from vocabulary, word origins, spelling, to the history of English.
1,811 English quizzes and 25,354 English trivia questions.
1.
  Meet Tom Swifty editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Do you like puns? So you'll like this peculiar kind of word play called Tom Swifty. Explanation given in the first question.
Average, 10 Qns, zordy, Oct 15 22
Average
zordy gold member
Oct 15 22
57960 plays
2.
  The Evil Essay best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
As an English instructor, I spend a good deal of my life helping people write essays. See if you already know the basics of essay writing--or, as I call it, "The Evil Essay".
Easier, 10 Qns, pagiedamon, Oct 15 22
Easier
pagiedamon gold member
Oct 15 22
10096 plays
3.
  Words and Symbols great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here is a quiz to see if you know the following useless, yet interesting information, about some of the oddities of the English language.
Average, 10 Qns, 57wordsmith, Oct 25 16
Average
57wordsmith
Oct 25 16
14023 plays
4.
  Become a Better Writer best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Everyone needs to write sometimes. You might have to dispute a bill in writing or compose a self-evaluation. Or, you just might want to write a quiz at FunTrivia! Learn a few basics to becoming a better writer.
Average, 10 Qns, Pagiedamon, Oct 14 22
Average
Pagiedamon gold member
Oct 14 22
6411 plays
5.
  Use the Forks, Luke editor best quiz great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Yes, you're a rebel, but knowing which fork to use in a given situation is so useful! "Fork" has the same etymological root as "force", so a good score on this quiz can only help your application to join the resistance.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, valn, Jul 25 22
Very Easy
valn gold member
Jul 25 22
1683 plays
6.
  How Much Do You Really Know about Full? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The word 'full' sounds at first like the opposite of 'empty'. It appears, however, in a lot of other contexts. This quiz will try to point out some ways to see 'full' in a lot of new ways.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Windswept, Oct 15 22
Very Easy
Windswept gold member
Oct 15 22
4169 plays
7.
  Fun with Words great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz will deal with some unique properties of words, obscure word facts and uncommon words.
Average, 10 Qns, dan2626, Nov 27 20
Average
dan2626
Nov 27 20
6296 plays
8.
  I Can Has Cheeseburger? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
A little hodge-podge about some words in the English language and why they can be so daunting to foreigners, small children, native speakers, farm animals, etc. (In response to an author's challenge)
Tough, 10 Qns, logcrawler, Aug 06 14
Tough
logcrawler gold member
7066 plays
9.
  Outhouse Humor - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz will not try to make you smile. Instead, it will take you into a trip through synonyms of outhouse.
Average, 10 Qns, gme24, Oct 14 22
Average
gme24 gold member
Oct 14 22
526 plays
10.
  Meet Tom Swifty again. - 10 questions - 4 mins
My preceding Tom Swifty quiz had an unexpected success and many quiz maniacs asked for more.
Tough, 10 Qns, zordy, Apr 07 14
Tough
zordy gold member
6533 plays
trivia question Quick Question
What does the German word VERBOTEN mean?

From Quiz "Common Foreign Words And Phrases 4"




Related Topics
  Languages [World] (773 quizzes)

This is category 51
Last Updated Dec 07 2022 11:21 AM
play trivia = Top 5% Rated Quiz, take trivia quiz Top 10% Rated Quiz, test trivia quiz Top 20% Rated Quiz, popular trivia A Well Rated Quiz
new quizzes = added recently, editor pick = Editor's Pick editor = FunTrivia Editor gold = Gold Member

Teachers / educators: FunTrivia welcomes the use of our website and quizzes in the classroom as a teaching aid or for preparing and testing students. See our education section. Our quizzes are printable and may be used as question sheets by k-12 teachers, parents, and home schoolers.

 ·  All questions, answers, and quiz content on this website is copyright FunTrivia, Inc and may not be reproduced without permission. Any images from TV shows and movies are copyright their studios, and are being used under "fair use" for commentary and education.