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trivia quiz  Classical MISquotes 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, pu2-ke-qi-ri, Mar 16 05

Some common Latin and Greek quotations are consistently misquoted, mispronounced, or misattributed. Take this quiz to learn about these classical MISquotes!
Tough
pu2-ke-qi-ri
Mar 16 05
2364 plays
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trivia quiz  Famous Sermons 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, skylarb, Jan 15 03

Below are quotes from famous sermons by famous preachers and/or political figures. Who spoke these words?
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skylarb gold member
Jan 15 03
603 plays
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trivia quiz  More Interesting Word Origins 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, robert362, Mar 24 01

Here are some more word origins that you may find interesting.
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robert362
Mar 24 01
2598 plays
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trivia quiz  You Haven't Got a Prayer 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, jon541, Feb 15 16

This quiz looks at some of the many colorful expressions people have come up with to describe an eventuality they consider to be (extremely) unlikely.
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jon541
Feb 15 16
339 plays
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trivia quiz  Who Invented That Phrase? 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, finlady, May 15 01

I will enter the phrase and you check where it originated. I hope it isn't too hard. Just have fun.
Difficult
finlady
May 15 01
765 plays
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trivia quiz  People Who Became Household Words 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, rblayer, Apr 09 05

How do things get their names? Many are named after their inventors or creators, like "Westinghouse" and "Kellogg". This quiz is about some less well known people and things.
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rblayer
Apr 09 05
1107 plays
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trivia quiz  Famous Quotations From Famous People 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, flem-ish, Sep 24 01

When top people say something witty , smart or simply unusual we tend to remember.- Just try and see if you remember who these quotes are from. Four options every time.
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flem-ish
Sep 24 01
2082 plays
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trivia quiz  Don't Quote That - Quote This Instead! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, matthewpokemon, Aug 06 20

Many quotes have become famous over time. However, many famous quotes that are frequently used are actually inaccurate. In this quiz, I will provide a famous misquote and your job is to identify what the actual quote is. Good luck!
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matthewpokemon gold member
Aug 06 20
216 plays
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trivia quiz  Origins Of Famous Phrases 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, flem-ish, Aug 12 02

Some historical phrases are so popular that they are used even by people who don't know the context in which they were first used. Have a try.
Tough
flem-ish
Aug 12 02
1059 plays
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trivia quiz  Familiar Quotations 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, littleone522, Dec 31 00

Quotes from movies, television and famous people. You just might surprise yourself at how many of these quotes you know! Good Luck!
Tough
littleone522
Dec 31 00
1464 plays
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