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  Literary Techniques
Language Use [Average]
Many authors won't simply come out and say exactly what they mean in their works; they use a variety of techniques and devices to enrich their work and make it more interesting. Author: danceswithcows
trivia question Quick Question [Theatre: Theatre for the Techies!]
The term "bulb" is never used in theatre to describe a lightbulb. What is the preferred term?





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  X, Y, and Z Farrago
Jan 17 - Words N - Z [Average]
In this adopted quiz we introduce you to a number of words starting with the above letters that are not used often.
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  The Foggiest Notion 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Bruyere, Feb 13 17

This is a quiz about some reasonably common British terms that sometimes leave other English speakers in the fog. They are taken from newspapers, broadcasts and contemporary books. I'll give the North American equivalent. Good luck!
Average
Bruyere editor
Feb 13 17
9096 plays
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  The NATO Alphabet in Pictures Editor choice 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Tizzabelle, Jan 19 16

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?
Average
Tizzabelle gold member
Jan 19 16
2583 plays
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  The Dog Ate My Dictionary! 10 questions
Easier, 10 Qns, darthrevan89, Feb 06 19

My dog, Lexi, has always loved words -- but instead of eating my homework, she ate my dictionary! Now, as I search through the shredded pages to see what remains, I see a canine theme developing...
Easier
darthrevan89
Feb 06 19
4200 plays
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  Cold Hands, Warm Heart 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, beergirllaura, Sep 23 12

Cold hands, warm heart - this is where we will start. So have some fun, and when you're done, please put your horse before your cart!
Very Easy
beergirllaura
3843 plays
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  What Is He On? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LadyCaitriona, Sep 02 16

No, it's not a rhetorical question! Think you can complete these ten idioms? You're on!
Average
LadyCaitriona gold member
Sep 02 16
8475 plays
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  Gobbledygook 10 questions
Easier, 10 Qns, deputygary, Sep 01 09

Government, lawyers, doctors, even schoolteachers from Sussex are guilty of using gobbledygook: the use of many complex words when a few simple ones will suffice.
Easier
deputygary
3081 plays
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  Pots and Pans 10 questions
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyCaitriona, Aug 29 20

All of the words described begin with the letters "pot" or "pan". Good luck!
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8
Easier
LadyCaitriona gold member
Aug 29 20
7206 plays
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  Restaurant Spelling Bee 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Tizzabelle, Feb 01 17

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?
Average
Tizzabelle gold member
Feb 01 17
3030 plays
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  Greek Goddesses- Who Is She? 10 questions
Easier, 10 Qns, sweet_cake, Aug 19 16

Top goddesses, with each their own story. Can you guess who they are?
Easier
sweet_cake
Aug 19 16
8133 plays
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  Pseudoscience Basics Editor choice 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Correspondguy, Jul 29 14

"Science" isn't so much a thing as a way of thinking. "Pseudoscience" is when people, through ignorance or malice, use a thought process that looks like science, but doesn't have the same rigor. This quiz tells the story of how you make that mistake.
Average
Correspondguy
6750 plays
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