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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.   

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trivia quiz  Meet Tom Swifty Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, zordy, Apr 13 07

Do you like puns? So you'll like this peculiar kind of word play called Tom Swifty. Explanation given in the first question.
zordy gold member
Apr 13 07
57285 plays
trivia quiz  The Evil Essay cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, pagiedamon, Jul 04 08

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".
pagiedamon gold member
Jul 04 08
9900 plays
trivia quiz  Become a Better Writer cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Pagiedamon, Dec 28 08

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.
Pagiedamon gold member
Dec 28 08
6297 plays
trivia quiz  Fun with Words cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, dan2626, Jan 23 10

This quiz will deal with some unique properties of words, obscure word facts and uncommon words.
Jan 23 10
6123 plays
trivia quiz  I Can Has Cheeseburger? cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, logcrawler, Apr 23 10

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)
logcrawler gold member
Apr 23 10
6951 plays
trivia quiz  Words and Symbols cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, 57wordsmith, Nov 27 05

Here is a quiz to see if you know the following useless, yet interesting information, about some of the oddities of the English language.
Nov 27 05
13890 plays
trivia quiz  Use the Forks, Luke 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, valn, Aug 03 17

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
valn gold member
Aug 03 17
1449 plays
trivia quiz  How Much Do You Really Know about Full? 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Windswept, Nov 13 12

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 some ways to see 'full' in a lot of new ways.
Very Easy
Windswept gold member
Nov 13 12
4044 plays
trivia quiz  Meet Tom Swifty again. 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, zordy, Oct 25 07

My preceding Tom Swifty quiz had an unexpected success and many quiz maniacs asked for more.
zordy gold member
Oct 25 07
6462 plays
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