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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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The NATO Military Alphabet ( Alphabetical Words )

Military forces use a military alphabet (Alfa, Bravo, Charley) when talking on a radio. See how much you know your military A,B,C's! The NA ... by IndianPainter
"Heavens to Betsy" and other odd phrases. ( Idioms and Proverbs )

Your grandma always says things like "Heavens to Betsy" and other odd phrases. Do you know what she is talking about? Take this interesting ... by dixiecap
Rhyming Compounds and Phrases - Part Two ( Alliteration and Rhymes )

You are given the first part of a current standing phrase. It's up to you to find the second half which always creates a rhyme-effect with t ... by flem-ish
"Wicked" the Musical ( Wicked )

See how much you remember about the wonderful musical, "Wicked". by JCB1984

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I Know it But Have Trouble Spelling it
Sep 11 - I Know it, But Have Trouble Spelling it! ( Spelling Bee )

Here is a list of well known places that, for some, are a challenge to spell correctly. Even with the different choices, can you pick the c ... by zambesi
The Art and the Artist
Sep 11 - The Art and the Artist ( Art: By Museum )

All the art is from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. by pennie1478
Another Opening Another Show
Aug 28 - Another Opening, Another Show ( Composers and Lyricists )

So many great songs came from musicals. In this quiz you are asked to match the musical with its writer or writers. Have fun! by Bob9491
From Aberration to Zonation
Aug 17 - From Aberration to Zonation ( A to Z Word Quizzes )

A quick and easy vocabulary quiz. Begin with A and continue on to Z. Use the clues to find words that begin with successive alphabet letters ... by robynraymer
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trivia quiz  Greek Goddesses- Who Is She? cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, sweet_cake, Apr 06 07

Top goddesses, with each their own story. Can you guess who they are?
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sweet_cake
Apr 06 07
8061 plays
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trivia quiz  People Who Became Words - 7 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, deepakmr, Sep 20 08

Still more questions on fictional and real people from whose names words in the English language are derived.
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deepakmr
Sep 20 08
3801 plays
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photo quiz  The NATO Alphabet in Pictures Editor choice cool 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Tizzabelle, Apr 14 14

The NATO phonetic alphabet is used by many organisations in many countries. This quiz gives you photograph and a clue for fifteen of the words in the NATO alphabet. Can you spell your way through it?
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Tizzabelle gold member
Apr 14 14
2511 plays
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trivia quiz  Painting by Numbers Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Oct 06 09

One "Blue Boy," two "American Gothic" farmers, "Three Musicians" ... some might classify paintings by color or medium or style, but I like to look at them strictly by the numbers. Will you help me count my way through the history of western art?
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CellarDoor gold member
Oct 06 09
8544 plays
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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.
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rossian editor
Feb 11 12
6654 plays
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photo quiz  Perfect Replacement Editor choice cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, salami_swami, Jul 20 13

To pull off a successful museum heist, one needs to have the perfect replacement, a replica, for each famous painting. I've got my replicas; can you determine what painting I'm taking?
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salami_swami gold member
Jul 20 13
3156 plays
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photo quiz  Life, Death, and Beyond: Funerary Art Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Feb 23 12

Let's explore some examples of funerary art, items created to form or be part of a tomb.
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looney_tunes editor
Feb 23 12
4290 plays
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trivia quiz  Gimme Sympathy Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Squisher, Dec 20 09

Gimme gimme never gets, but these individuals didn't care about manners. They really needed something! Can you tell me what? All scenarios are fictional.
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Squisher
Dec 20 09
5769 plays
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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.
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salami_swami gold member
Jul 11 08
4809 plays
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trivia quiz  Operatic Greek Myth cool 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, JanIQ, Apr 09 06

Many classical operas are based upon tales deriving from Greek mythology. In this quiz, I'll discuss some of these operas. Most of the operatic facts are related in the "Grand Opera Book".
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JanIQ gold member
Apr 09 06
3603 plays
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