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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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From An Apple A Day to Zip It, It's Idioms A-Z ( Alphabetical Idioms )

I don't know why, but I always like hearing different idioms and learning about them. Here's how it works: you fill in the blank of the sent ... by HotShot_SS
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"Phantom" : Part One ( Phantom of the Opera Lyrics )

Try this quiz on the songs of "The Phantom of the Opera" and see if you really are the Phan. All you need to do is choose the best answers w ... by janephob
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Cat-ch Phrases ( Animals in Idiom )

Based on my love for cats, I thought it would be interesting and fun to create this quiz on catty catch phrases. See how many of them you'r ... by Tigress31
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It's All Lies ( Synonyms and Antonyms )

A falsehood; is that a lie? Think about that carefully but before you do here are some other questions that stem from the word lie. by pollucci19

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A Night at the Theater
16 hours ago - A Night at the Theater ( Musicals Mixture )

I've arrived in New York's theater district, looking to spend a night at the theater. Can you help me decide what to see by identifying thes ... by rose1729
Magic Is Framed
Nov 13 - Magic Is Framed ( Art By Subject )

Though a couple of weeks late for Halloween, this quiz will introduce you to works of art featuring subjects such as magic, witchcraft and t ... by LadyNym
The Mythology of FateGrand Order
Nov 07 - The Mythology of 'Fate/Grand Order' ( Mythology in Modern Times )

Kinoko Nasu's 'Fate' series is heavily influenced by world myth and legend, and the mobile game 'Fate/Grand Order' features many legendary c ... by Kankurette
Bonfire of the Humanities
Nov 07 - Bonfire of the Humanities ( Sociology )

Sociology, its benefits and rewards. by Godwit
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trivia quiz  Meet Tom Swifty Editor choice cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, zordy, Apr 13 07

Do you like puns? So you'll like this peculiar kind of word play called Tom Swifty. Explanation given in the first question.
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zordy gold member
Apr 13 07
56235 plays
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trivia quiz  In Other Words, Dumb Editor choice cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Wizzid, Oct 30 09

This quiz features some of the more common and amusing expressions that are used to imply dim-wittedness. If you're "not all there", you should be here.
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Wizzid gold member
Oct 30 09
8835 plays
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trivia quiz  Words In Custody cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, uglybird, Jun 07 04

English usage imposes limits on the company some words usually keep. Aspersions are most often "cast", and there is seldom "kith" without "kin". See if you know which word seems to be the constant (or at least frequent) companion of the other.
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uglybird
Jun 07 04
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trivia quiz  In Sickness and in Health cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, rossian, Jul 26 12

Are you feeling on top of the world, or are you a bit run down? Either way, I hope you enjoy playing this quiz about idioms connected to health.
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rossian editor
Jul 26 12
3585 plays
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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
2259 plays
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trivia quiz  Speaking British cool 25 questions
Easy, 25 Qns, deputygary, Jan 02 10

The concept is simple: I give you a word used by the British, and you give me the American equivalent. While most A-Z quizzes start at A, I, being somewhat contrary, am starting with Z.
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deputygary
Jan 02 10
4020 plays
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trivia quiz  All Generalizations Are Wrong cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Jan 25 10

Sometimes, the best way to learn a rule is to see what happens when it's broken. Here are ten self-contradicting writing rules, (mostly) originally published by George Trigg and William Safire. Let's work through them and see what they can teach us.
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CellarDoor gold member
Jan 25 10
2670 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
2670 plays
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trivia quiz  What Did They Really Mean? cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Catamount, Jun 21 04

The word "malapropism" comes from Mrs. Malaprop, a character created by the playwright Richard Sheridan. She often used fancy words that were just plain wrong. I'll give you some famous malapropisms and you guess the correct term.
Very Easy
Catamount
Jun 21 04
19269 plays
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trivia quiz  All in the Family cool 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, jmorrow, Dec 20 13

Oh brother. Idioms containing kinship terms are so well-known, they're really child's play. Are you ready for the mother of all quizzes on familial expressions? Here are some phrases and other English language sayings that keep it all in the family.
Very Easy
jmorrow editor
Dec 20 13
2697 plays
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