Humanities Quizzes & Trivia

Do you have interest in ancient and modern languages? Are you fond of theatre? Keen on literature? A philosophy enthusiast? In a nutshell, do you see yourself as a Humanist? If the answer is “yes”, you’ve come to the place where all your readings pay off! Go through the quizzes, read our questions and prove to be a true humanities scholar.

Can you identify the major poets in English language? Do you know where the formal study of language began? And who wrote the classical masterpiece “Odyssey”? Can you name the three greatest Greek philosophers? Any idea on how many plays did Shakespeare write? Start answering now and write your name on the best Humanities score list! 

A fantastic humanities quiz for Year 7 students at JC.For parents to complete in conjunction with their child to show how much the student has learnt in their Geography and History lessons, for pupils to be able to show off to...

Questions: 30  |  Attempts: 729   |  Last updated: Jan 21, 2013
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    What OS map symbol is this?

This quiz will test your knowledge of general geographical and geospatial skills, concepts, terms and information.

Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 565   |  Last updated: Jan 16, 2013
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    All maps should have BOLTSS.  What do the letters in BOLTSS stand for and what do they mean? 

This quiz is a test for my students.

Questions: 3  |  Attempts: 503   |  Last updated: Dec 11, 2015
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    What is your favorite color?

Greetings! This is a practice quiz. You may take it as many times as you like in preparation for the Final Quiz. You can receive +2 extra-credit points for attempting each Quiz (up to a maximum of +10 Points, don't forget to...

Questions: 54  |  Attempts: 405   |  Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
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    What is a numinous experience?

Year 9 History and Geography students investigate a range of thought provoking issues from plate tectonics, earthquakes and volcanoes to the industrial revolution and World War One.

Questions: 30  |  Attempts: 283   |  Last updated: Feb 12, 2013
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    The inner core of the Earth is made of steel

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Humanities Questions & Answers

What OS map symbol is this?
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What is the historic name of the ancient region of southwest Asia between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in modern-day Iraq?
This is what was named Mesopotamia. This is the first recorded civilization, and it is an important piece of history. Mesopotamia is often called the cradle of civilization. The Tigris and Euphrates rivers were the most fertile spots to plant crops,
What is it reasonable to infer from the passage about the author?
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Why was Mozart most likely call a Child of the Sun?
Both he and his music embodied happiness, brightness, and freshness.The passage indicates throughout that Mozart and his music were carefree. youthful, and bright. Any reference to the sun represents brightness and freshness, which best supports answ