What Are You Laughing At Quiz
A quiz on various types of humour and comedy 20 Questions.
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What type of humour is a fall from the sublime to the commonplace, an anti-climax or a performance absurdly unequal to the occasion called?
What type of humour is a bitter or wounding remark, taunt, especially one ironically worded?
What type of humour is an imitation, caricature or mock-seriousness for the purposes of deriding or amusing called?
What type of humour is a dramatic work merely meant to cause laughter often by presenting ludicrously improbable events called?
What figure of speech is an exaggerated statement not meant to be taken literally called?
What is an ironical understatement, especially expressing of an affirmative by the negative of its contrary called (eg 'Not bad' meaning 'good')?
What is the expression of meaning through the use of language signifying the opposite, typically for humorous effect known as?
What is a short, usually one-scene play or act, often of a comic kind called?
What type of comedy is a bout of boisterous, knockabout clumsiness?
What is a comic, humorous personal story that may be embellished for extra laughs?
From the Dutch word meaning "imp", what term means a capricious or eccentric humour?
What is the humorous use of a word to suggest different meanings, or of words of same or similar sound with different meanings called?
What type of humour mocks human weakness or aspects of society?
What is a funny statement, that sometimes just pops out from the unconscious called?
A Freudian slip
A practical joke
What word describes a witty conversation, humorous ridicule or a conversation that is not meant to be taken seriously?
What term describes the habit of dealing with serious matters in a spirit of good and sometimes cynical good humour?
What is defined as a piece created to mock, comment on, or poke fun at an original work, it's subject or author by means of humorous or satiric imitation?
What is an accidental or deliberate transposition of the initial letters of two or more words called (eg "You have hissed my mistory lectures")?
Exemplified by serial buffoon Mr. Bean, what describes a character or comedian making foolish mistakes which seem amusing to others?
What is a sketch or drawing, usually humorous, symbolising, satirising or caricaturing some action, subject or person of popular interest called?
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