Language Quiz / Name that 'Ography'

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Quiz Updated Jan 10, 2012

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Definiton Word % Correct
A written account of another person's lifeBiography
99%
A history of a person's life written or told by that personAutobiography
88.1%
The study of the Earth and its lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomenaGeography
80.5%
The depiction of erotic behavior intended to cause sexual excitementPornography
74.6%
The exploration and scientific study of the ocean and its phenomenaOceanography
70.4%
The science or art of making mapsCartography
64%
The art of creating and arranging dances or balletsChoreography
60.4%
A list of writings used or considered by an author in preparing a particular workBibliography
56.8%
The art of producing images by the action of radiant energy and especially light on a sensitive surfacePhotography
55.3%
Definiton Word % Correct
The art or technique of motion-picture photographyCinematography
53.9%
The methods of making and using secret writing, as codes or ciphersCryptography
48.5%
Listing of motion pictures by actor, director, genre, etc.,Filmography
43%
The art of writing in shorthandStenography
28%
The science of social statistics (births, deaths, diseases, marriages, etc.) of populationsDemography
23.5%
A method for printing on a smooth surfaceLithography
13.4%
The study and systematic recording of human culturesEthnography
8.6%
Study of the processes by which knowledge is obtained and transmittedHistoriography
3.4%
The study and mapping of stars and space objectsUranography
1.8%
 
Number % Answered
18 (all)
0.2%
16-17
1.4%
14-15
6.7%
12-13
15.5%
10-11
21.1%
8-9
19.7%
6-7
15%
4-5
10.6%
2-3
7.5%
1-1
2.2%

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