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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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In Bed with Idioms ( Idioms and Proverbs )

There are several idioms and proverbs that we use today that refer to beds. How many of them do you know? by thegogga
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Food and Drink in Idioms ( Food and Drink in Idiom )

Food and drink are such common realities that they of course play a major role in daily idiom. This quiz deals with idiomatic language that ... by flem-ish
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Letters Easily Mixed Up: Easily Misspelled Words 1 ( Spelling Bee )

See if you can answer these questions on words that can easily trip you up, usually by confusing just a few letters. Enjoy! by runaway_drive
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Oh no! More Clichés. Part 5 ( Cliches )

Another chance to prove you are "a mine of information". Don't let this opportunity "slip through your fingers". Good luck! by musicmonkeyman

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Artist Pigments
Sep 05 - Artist Pigments ( Art Techniques )

Artist's paint is basically ground pigments mixed with a binder. This quiz is primarily about the source or alleged source of the pigments. ... by OldManJack
I Will Sing You that Song Now Comrades
Aug 13 - I Will Sing You that Song Now, Comrades ( Who Sang It? )

Simply match up these snippets of songs from shows that have appeared on Broadway and/or London's West End with the type of animal that sang ... by Fifiona81
Scenes of Violent Battle
Aug 12 - Scenes of Violent Battle ( Art By Subject )

Answer these ten questions about art based on battles and their contexts. Note that images of the paintings are easily found online. by bernie73
Loanwords from Chinese
Aug 05 - Loanwords from Chinese ( Borrowed Words and Phrases )

Following is a list of ten words borrowed from the Chinese language. Most of the early loanwords came during the time of the Qing Dynasty an ... by sw11
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trivia quiz  Mission Impossible cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Feb 11 12

Mythology is full of legends about heroes overcoming impossible odds to succeed in their mission. Team NVNG invites you to follow in their footsteps in this set of questions.
rossian editor
Feb 11 12
6522 plays
trivia quiz  Laundry Day cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, darthrevan89, Sep 01 09

Welcome to the Idiomatic Laundromat, where the most eccentric customers are served with a smile and every article of clothing relates to a well-known idiom or proverb. To answer each question, you'll need to complete the defined idiom. Happy Laundry Day!
Sep 01 09
4485 plays
trivia quiz  Nursery Rhyme Heteronyms cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, May 24 09

Heteronyms are words that are spelt the same but have different meanings when they are pronounced differently - like Polish and polish. Follow the nursery rhyme characters and their clues in capitals to find each heteronym.
May 24 09
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trivia quiz  Love, Etymologically cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, adams627, Feb 06 10

I was researching the etymology of the tennis term "love" the other day and was struck by the histories of the names of some popular sports. What do you know about the origins of some of their names?
Feb 06 10
5718 plays
trivia quiz  Excuse My French Editor choice cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, guitargoddess, May 31 11

Please excuse me, but I must use French words in this English quiz. Here's ten questions about French words adopted into the English language.
guitargoddess editor
May 31 11
8496 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
2766 plays
trivia quiz  Speak Your Meat cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Apr 30 12

Meat isn't just delicious -- it's also useful for saying what you mean! Here are ten English idioms that all hinge on meat and meat products; see if you know the full flavor of their meaning.
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CellarDoor gold member
Apr 30 12
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trivia quiz  Parts of (Hilarious) Speech cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Pagiedamon, Dec 11 08

Parts of speech...ho hum...Wait! I can make this fun. I'll give you giggle-inducing phrases to enliven your practice with identifying parts of speech.
Pagiedamon gold member
Dec 11 08
7800 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
4758 plays
trivia quiz  Don't Stop the Weaving cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Dec 06 11

Throughout history, different cultures have spun folk tales, enriching their societies with fictitious oral stories. This quiz will take a look at ten different countries' folk tales and prove why they shouldn't stop weaving oral tales.
kyleisalive editor
Dec 06 11
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