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Index Trivia

Trivia refers to bits of information, often of little importance. [1]

44 relations: Ancient Rome, Aphorism, Arithmetic, Arnobius, Astronomy, Basic education, College, College Bowl, Columbia Daily Spectator, Early Modern English, Factoid, Geometry, Grammar, Great Midwest Trivia Contest, Henry VI, Part 3, Information, Jeopardy!, Late Latin, Lawrence University, Liberal arts education, Logan Pearsall Smith, Logic, Medieval Latin, Music, National Academic Quiz Tournaments, Oxford English Dictionary, Pub quiz, Quadrivium, Quiz bowl, Ranulf Higden, Reach for the Top, Rhetoric, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, The New York Times Best Seller list, Trivial Pursuit, Trivialism, Triviality (mathematics), Trivium, University of Colorado, University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (U.S. game show), William Shakespeare, Williams College, WWSP.

Ancient Rome

In historiography, ancient Rome is Roman civilization from the founding of the city of Rome in the 8th century BC to the collapse of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, encompassing the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic and Roman Empire until the fall of the western empire.

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An aphorism (from Greek ἀφορισμός: aphorismos, denoting "delimitation", "distinction", and "definition") is a concise, terse, laconic, and/or memorable expression of a general truth or principle.

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Arithmetic (from the Greek ἀριθμός arithmos, "number") is a branch of mathematics that consists of the study of numbers, especially the properties of the traditional operations on them—addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

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Arnobius of Sicca (died c. 330) was an Early Christian apologist of Berber origin, during the reign of Diocletian (284–305).

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Astronomy (from ἀστρονομία) is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena.

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Basic education

According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED), basic education comprises the two stages primary education and lower secondary education.

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A college (Latin: collegium) is an educational institution or a constituent part of one.

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College Bowl

College Bowl (also known as General Electric (G.E.) College Bowl) was a radio, television, and student quiz show.

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Columbia Daily Spectator

Columbia Daily Spectator is the weekly student newspaper of Columbia University.

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Early Modern English

Early Modern English, Early New English (sometimes abbreviated to EModE, EMnE or EME) is the stage of the English language from the beginning of the Tudor period to the English Interregnum and Restoration, or from the transition from Middle English, in the late 15th century, to the transition to Modern English, in the mid-to-late 17th century.

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A factoid is either a false statement presented as a fact or a true, but brief or trivial item of news or information, alternatively known as a factlet.

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Geometry (from the γεωμετρία; geo- "earth", -metron "measurement") is a branch of mathematics concerned with questions of shape, size, relative position of figures, and the properties of space.

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In linguistics, grammar (from Greek: γραμματική) is the set of structural rules governing the composition of clauses, phrases, and words in any given natural language.

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Great Midwest Trivia Contest

The Great Midwest Trivia Contest, or Midwest Trivia Contest, is held once a year in Appleton, Wisconsin, broadcast over Lawrence University's radio station, WLFM.

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Henry VI, Part 3

Henry VI, Part 3 (often written as 3 Henry VI) is a history play by William Shakespeare believed to have been written in 1591 and set during the lifetime of King Henry VI of England.

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Information is any entity or form that provides the answer to a question of some kind or resolves uncertainty.

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Jeopardy! is an American television game show created by Merv Griffin.

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Late Latin

Late Latin is the scholarly name for the written Latin of Late Antiquity.

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Lawrence University

Lawrence University is a liberal arts college and conservatory of music in Appleton, Wisconsin, United States.

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Liberal arts education

Liberal arts education (from Latin "free" and "art or principled practice") can claim to be the oldest programme of higher education in Western history.

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Logan Pearsall Smith

Logan Pearsall Smith (18 October 1865 – 2 March 1946) was an American-born British essayist and critic.

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Logic (from the logikḗ), originally meaning "the word" or "what is spoken", but coming to mean "thought" or "reason", is a subject concerned with the most general laws of truth, and is now generally held to consist of the systematic study of the form of valid inference.

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Medieval Latin

Medieval Latin was the form of Latin used in the Middle Ages, primarily as a medium of scholarly exchange, as the liturgical language of Chalcedonian Christianity and the Roman Catholic Church, and as a language of science, literature, law, and administration.

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Music is an art form and cultural activity whose medium is sound organized in time.

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National Academic Quiz Tournaments

National Academic Quiz Tournaments, LLC is a question-writing and quiz bowl tournament-organizing company founded by former players in 1996.

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Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is the main historical dictionary of the English language, published by the Oxford University Press.

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Pub quiz

A pub quiz is a quiz held in a pub or bar.

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The quadrivium (plural: quadrivia) is the four subjects, or arts, taught after teaching the trivium.

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Quiz bowl

Quiz bowl (quizbowl, scholar bowl, scholastic bowl, academic bowl, academic team, etc.) is a quiz-based competition that tests players on a wide variety of academic subjects.

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Ranulf Higden

Ranulf Higden or Higdon (– 12 March 1364) was an English chronicler and a Benedictine monk of the monastery of St. Werburgh in Chester.

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Reach for the Top

Reach for the Top (also known simply as Reach) is a Canadian academic quiz competition for high school students.

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Rhetoric is the art of discourse, wherein a writer or speaker strives to inform, persuade, or motivate particular audiences in specific situations.

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Stevens Point, Wisconsin

Stevens Point is the county seat of Portage County, Wisconsin, United States.

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The New York Times Best Seller list

The New York Times Best Seller list is widely considered the preeminent list of best-selling books in the United States.

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Trivial Pursuit

Trivial Pursuit is a board game from Canada in which winning is determined by a player's ability to answer general knowledge and popular culture questions.

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Trivialism is the logical theory that all statements (also known as propositions) are true and that all contradictions of the form "p and not p" (e.g. the ball is red and not red) are true.

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Triviality (mathematics)

In mathematics, the adjective trivial is frequently used for objects (for example, groups or topological spaces) that have a very simple structure.

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The trivium is the lower division of the seven liberal arts and comprises grammar, logic, and rhetoric (input, process, and output).

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University of Colorado

The University of Colorado system is a system of public universities in Colorado consisting of four campuses: University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver in downtown Denver and at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora.

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University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point

The University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point (also known as UW–Stevens Point or UWSP) is a public university in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.

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Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (U.S. game show)

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (often informally called Millionaire) is an American television game show based on the same-titled British program and developed for the United States by Michael Davies.

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised)—23 April 1616) was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as both the greatest writer in the English language, and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

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Williams College

Williams College is a private liberal arts college in Williamstown, Massachusetts, United States.

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WWSP (89.9 FM) is a student-operated radio station broadcasting from Stevens Point, Wisconsin.

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