Quizzing: Everything You Always Wanted to Know, but Didn't Know Where to Look: The Ultimate Trivia Book

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Hundreds of questions on a variety of topics--art, business, discoveries, films, literature, mathematics, music, mythology, sports, war, and lots of others; things you knew, didn't know (and thought you knew but didn't!) You'll never have a dull moment with this extraordinary compendium of fascinating facts, interesting information, and tantalizing trivia.

If you're even remotely interested in quiz shows, this book will transport you to exhilarating heights. But you don't have ...

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Overview

Hundreds of questions on a variety of topics--art, business, discoveries, films, literature, mathematics, music, mythology, sports, war, and lots of others; things you knew, didn't know (and thought you knew but didn't!) You'll never have a dull moment with this extraordinary compendium of fascinating facts, interesting information, and tantalizing trivia.

If you're even remotely interested in quiz shows, this book will transport you to exhilarating heights. But you don't have to be a quiz buff to take pleasure from it. If you are one that marvels at the remarkable world around us, then you are sure to enjoy going through the pages of this mind-bending eye-opener.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595005710
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/24/2000
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 0.34 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

What is Quizzing? 1
How Does One Become a Good Quizzer? 3
What is a "Good" Question? 5
Trivial Pursuit 7
Art for Art's Sake 11
Men of Letters 15
Going Places 19
In Good Company 23
Comic Opera 27
Quotable Quotes 31
The Living World 35
Who is it? 39
Games People Play 43
Scientific Sense 47
Times Gone by 51
What's the Good Word? 55
Something New 59
Mathematical Games 63
The Medium is the Message 67
Mythological Matters 71
What's in a Name? 75
Nobel Men and Women 79
Musically Yours 83
Leading Edge 87
In Capitals 91
The Written Word 93
Holy Hollywood 97
War Clouds 101
Citius, Altius, Fortius 105
Terminological Exactitudes 109
Eureka 113
Searching for a Label 117
Pot-Pourri 121
Parting Shots 125
The A to Z of Quizzing 129
Afterword 135
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 9, 2007

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    I was disappointed in many ways - grammerically it was lacking and much of the content is highly questionable as to being factual.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2000

    Quizzing: Everything You Always Wanted to Know, but Didn't Know Where to Look: The Ultimate Trivia Book

    Ideal for professional quizzers of all ages

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2000

    Quizzing: Everything You Always Wanted to Know, but Didn't Know Where to Look: The Ultimate Trivia Book

    This is truly the first of its kind on earth!! All one needs to develop a friendly liking towards quizzing.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 1, 2000

    Quizzing: Everything You Always Wanted to Know, but Didn't Know Where to Look: The Ultimate Trivia Book

    Do you know which mathematical concept owes its origin to soldiers dying of mule kicks in the Prussian army? For this and other fascinating questions, this book provides all the answers

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 26, 2000

    Quizzing: Everything You Always Wanted to Know, but Didn't Know Where to Look: The Ultimate Trivia Book

    This book blows away every quiz show on television with its entertaining format. Truly enriching.

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