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If you are in the mood for quizzes on some of the 'finer things in life', you have found the right location! Here you will find quizzes on art, theater, English and the various other humanities and social sciences. Please feel free to dabble away!   

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Pots and Pans ( Words Within Words )

All of the words described begin with the letters "pot" or "pan". Good luck! by LadyCaitriona
Latin in the Modern World ( Borrowed Words and Phrases )

I am going to look at ten Latin words or phrases which have survived into modern English. Be careful sometimes the literal translation from ... by BxBarracuda
Finish These "Wicked" Lyrics ( Wicked Lyrics )

"Wicked" was the most incredible show I've ever seen! Between the beautiful music and wonderful stars, the show glows. If you listen to the ... by minimel8817
Malapropisms - The Pineapple of Word Quizzes ( Language Use )

A character from Sheridan's play 'The Rivals', Mrs Malaprop would misuse words by substituting a similar sounding but wrong word in its plac ... by Honggui

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Terrific Totem Poles
Jun 30 - Terrific Totem Poles ( Art by Region )

Totem poles have been created by indigenous people in North America for many, many years. Here is a photo quiz with a few facts about these ... by Trivia_Fan54
Ten Greek Philosophers
Jun 26 - Ten Greek Philosophers ( Greek Philosophy )

Ten Greek philosophers are listed on the right. Your task is to match them up with the statements on the left that describe each one. by Rizeeve
Write the Right Wright
Jun 23 - Write the Right Wright ( Etymology )

'Wright' is a common European surname and forms part of many others. Can you match these names from the past with present-day occupations? by psnz
Night Becomes Them
Jun 15 - Night Becomes Them ( Vocabulary )

I can sum up this day in ten words. Then I noticed something strange. Putting 'night' in front of each word, it becomes something else. Can ... by psnz
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trivia quiz  I Always Wanted To... cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, eburge, Dec 13 10

...make a quiz where you complete my puns. Wait a second...
Very Easy
eburge editor
Dec 13 10
3855 plays
trivia quiz  First and Last Letter's the Same cool 20 questions
Easy, 20 Qns, salami_swami, Jul 10 08

This quiz is an alphabetics quiz, where all the words start and end with the same letter!
salami_swami gold member
Jul 10 08
3045 plays
trivia quiz  How Adults Learn cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, pagiedamon, Aug 05 08

Have you ever thought about going back to college as an adult? Here's what you should know about adult learning.
pagiedamon gold member
Aug 05 08
6087 plays
trivia quiz  Lexical Ovines cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, eburge, Feb 21 12

As a member of the Inter-Continental Ballistic Sheep for the Amazing Trivia Race, I've compiled a quiz with ten words with a connection to sheep, though not all are used when referring to our woollen pals. Enjoy!
eburge editor
Feb 21 12
4719 plays
trivia quiz  Hiya Cat! 1940s Slang cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, beergirllaura, Aug 30 09

1940 in the USA was dotty at times, and could blow your wig, so let's take a gander at some of that decade's slang.
Aug 30 09
2838 plays
trivia quiz  One Way or an Udder - Farmyard Puns cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, eburge, Dec 06 11

Thought my awful puns were over, did you? Well, think again. This time we're punning our way through the farmyard with a variety of farm-related puns.
Very Easy
eburge editor
Dec 06 11
2289 plays
trivia quiz  Double Letter Words cool 20 questions
Easy, 20 Qns, salami_swami, Jul 11 08

This quiz covers 20 different words with double letters in them. For instance, "letters" has two Ts. Enjoy.
salami_swami gold member
Jul 11 08
4800 plays
trivia quiz  Growing the Word Cat's Tail cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, WesleyCrusher, Feb 21 12

Help our question CAT grow a nice long tail of letters - all of the answers in this quiz begin with CAT and you should supply the one that best fits the definition.
WesleyCrusher editor
Feb 21 12
4740 plays
trivia quiz  The Cold Shoulder cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Plodd, Sep 23 12

I hope you don't give me the cold shoulder after you play this quiz on idioms relating to parts of the body. Otherwise, you will leave me out on a limb. Enjoy!
Very Easy
Sep 23 12
3846 plays
trivia quiz  Yours Truly, Cassandra Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, adams627, Aug 01 11

Good old Cassandra has started a prophecy-soliciting business, where she tells people in Greek myth how to avoid their unfortunate fates. Only problem? They don't believe her. Can you identify the addressees of these notes?
Aug 01 11
2910 plays
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