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The Circus Quiz

The Circus QuizMany children dream of running away and joining the circus. The circus is a very magical place. Did you know circuses date back to the middle ages. So many years of grand tradition and gala performances! Play this fun quiz and learn more about the circus.

Directions:

Select the correct answer for each question. When you are done, click on the Check Answers button to check your answers and Squigly will tell you how you did.

  1. Who came to be called the father of the Modern Circus?



  2. The first American circus took place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. What year was it?



  3. Which of these is a quote from P.T. Barnum?


  4. What is a Funambulist?



  5. Who was the first human cannonball?



Person being fired from cannon
  1. What nationality were the Ringling Brothers?



  2. 'Lot Lice' is a circus term. What does it mean?



  3. What is a roustabout?



  4. There are three types of clowns. Which one wears a big red nose?


  5. What happens when there is trouble or some delay during a circus performance?



   

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