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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 Many Meanings of "Run" ( Idioms and Proverbs )

In English, one word can say a great deal, and "run" is one of those words. I'm about to have dinner with my good friends Arun and Brunhilde ... by CellarDoor
Tipping the Scales ( Idioms and Proverbs )

A challenge by PDAZ on the Author chatboard got me thinking about different idioms and words using 'tip'. Here are ten of them. by zorba_scank
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
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

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Whos Your Mama
2 hours ago - Who's Your Mama? ( Something in Common )

The songs included in this quiz are either sung to or by a female parent. Each song will match to one musical theatre show. I hope you enjoy ... by mlcmlc
Sing A Show Tune
Jan 15 - Sing A Show Tune ( Song Mixture )

Don't be shy about belting out these show tunes as you play the quiz! by 480154st
Special Words Special Meanings
Jan 12 - Special Words, Special Meanings ( Definitions )

In this quiz there are some words with special or curious characteristics. All you need to do is to match the description to the word in eac ... by masfon
Art at the Winter Palace
Jan 10 - Art at the Winter Palace ( Art: By Museum )

Founded by Catherine the Great in the 18th century, St Petersburg's Hermitage Museum is one of the world's major art museums. This quiz will ... by LadyNym
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trivia quiz  Could You Pass As a Canadian? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Cymruambyth, Apr 01 09

Canadians have incorporated into their everyday language certain words and terms that are peculiarly Canadian. Can you identify the meaning of these words and terms? If so, you could pass for a Canadian.
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Cymruambyth gold member
Apr 01 09
2409 plays
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trivia quiz  People Who Became Words - 1 cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, deepakmr, Jul 15 08

Many words in the English language originated from the names of various persons. This quiz features a few persons who became words.
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deepakmr
Jul 15 08
3303 plays
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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.
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pagiedamon gold member
Aug 05 08
6147 plays
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trivia quiz  Green Thumbs and Red Carpets cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Christinap, Feb 21 12

Green thumbs, red carpets, they are all here, along with other popular idioms involving colour.
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Christinap
Feb 21 12
5667 plays
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trivia quiz  Eat Your Words cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, eburge, Dec 14 10

Idioms have been around for as long as there have been words, and a number of them feature food. I've managed to serve up ten of them for you here. Bon appetit!
Recommended for grades: 5,6,7,8
Very Easy
eburge editor
Dec 14 10
5781 plays
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trivia quiz  What's In Your Portmanteau? cool 20 questions
Easy, 20 Qns, Polaris101, Sep 10 09

Here's a categorical look at portmanteau words, new words made by blending parts of two other words together, a frankenword if you will. For example, add "motor" to "hotel" and you get "motel". Some questions have an American slant. Enjoy!
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11
Easy
Polaris101 gold member
Sep 10 09
4188 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
4329 plays
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trivia quiz  Words from the Names of Cities and Towns cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Jun 21 04

Some of the most interesting words in the English language are derived from the names of world cities, towns or village. See if you can't recognize some of these fascinating terms!
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thejazzkickazz gold member
Jun 21 04
6900 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?
Average
CellarDoor gold member
Oct 06 09
8598 plays
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trivia quiz  Restaurant Spelling Bee cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Tizzabelle, Mar 20 14

You're about to open a large, international restaurant. The chefs are ready, and the food, drinks and tables have arrived. All you need to do is proofread the menus. Can you spell your way out of a wet profiterole?
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Tizzabelle gold member
Mar 20 14
2817 plays
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