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Proverbs and Sayings Trivia

A quiz that tests your knowledge of our culture's words of wisdon 8 Questions.

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Can you complete the proverb: 'It's like taking coals to----?

  • Sheffield
  • Newcastle
  • Nottingham
  • Manchester

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'A stitch in time' is said to save-what?

  • Mine
  • Line
  • Nine
  • Wine

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According to the proverb, what is the road to hell paved with?

  • Good Intentions
  • Sinful Deeds
  • Evil Thoughts
  • Great plans

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'It's all grist to the mill', is a saying that tells us- what?

  • If the grist isn't at the mill, it can't be ground.
  • It's all been heard before
  • All grist must be taken to the mill.
  • Everything can be a source of profit.

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'People who live in glasshouses should never throw stones' is a proverb that warns people-What?

  • If your possessions are fragile, you should not treat them roughly
  • If you re not perfect yourself, you should not criticise others
  • Don't behave badly where people can see you.
  • Provide yourself with strong defenses before starting battle.

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Can you insert the missing word in this proverb: 'Keep your friends close and your --------- closer.'?

  • Competitors
  • Family
  • Colleagues
  • Enemies

Question 7 Photo

In the proverb, what is said to 'favour the bold'?

  • Fortune
  • Fame
  • Fashion
  • Fury

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Can you complete the proverb: 'One man's trash is another man's'-what?

  • Trade
  • Trap
  • Treasure
  • Treat