|1.||Afrikaans to Zulu By
(rank 5 site-wide)|
An epic A to Z tour of the world's languages. We'll be hitting every letter except V and every continent but Antarctica. Enjoy!
|2.||Code-talking in Diné (Navajo) By
(rank 163 site-wide)|
During WWII, Navajo Native Americans made up a code based on words in their language that resembled the military terms they were describing, such as "iron fish" for "submarine". Here we'll match the code word back to its original term.
|3.||Keeping it in the Family By
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Political dynasties have arisen throughout history in despotic and democratic arenas alike. So is it nepotism or just great genes that allows these families to maintain their grip on power? With thanks to poshprice for the title and the inspiration.
|4.||Can You Feel Me Now? By
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Braille, a tactual language for the visually impaired, was invented by Louis Braille. Please have fun with this quiz, and I hope you learn a few things, too!
|5.||Ready To Start By
(rank 395 site-wide)|
Are you ready to start driving around looking for intriguing Latin bumper stickers? Let's go! (Abeamus!)
|6.||A Crooked Little House By
(rank 422 site-wide)|
We will start with one crooked little house and finish with another, visiting some other quirky looking places in between. Have fun!
|7.||They Did Nothing Wrong By
(rank 450 site-wide)|
UK MPs can claim for expenses incurred whilst performing their duties. In 2009 some of these claims were published, ranging from the laughably cheap through the absurdly expensive to the utterly bizarre - but none of them broke rules, or so they claim!
|8.||My Tour of Unusual Churches By
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For many centuries mankind has built houses of worship of every kind and denomination. Some have been grand and elaborate, others have been simple and modest. And then, there has been the downright unusual.
|9.||RAF Frontline Jets By
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Shortly before the end of World War Two the RAF entered the jet age. This quiz will test your knowledge of some of the aircraft that have served with frontline units.
|10.||Hebrew Revival By
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The revival of the Hebrew language after almost two thousand years as a "dead language" is a remarkable story. This quiz will tell you something about the rebirth of the Hebrew language, and how it is spoken today.
|11.||The Real 'Windtalkers' By
(rank 647 site-wide)|
This quiz looks at the Native American Codetalkers that served with the US Marines during World War II. They were the subject of the film 'Windtalkers', released in 2002.
|12.||What I Bought On eBay By
(rank 673 site-wide)|
I was bored with just buying from eBay's UK site, so I spread my wings and made some bids on a few things from other countries. What could possibly go wrong with that? Let's see!
|13.||Mr. President, If You Please... By
(rank 676 site-wide)|
Some presidents would rather be called "Mr. President" instead of their birth names or nicknames. This quiz is a tribute to presidents whose names were changed before they entered office, or weren't changed and were ridiculed.
|14.||Ur Illustrated By
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These images connected with the archaeological site of the ancient Sumerian city of Ur in present-day Iraq only scratch the surface, and I invite you to visit the British Museum and other web pages to explore the amazing treasures from Ur.
|15.||Piznai Ukrainu! (Discover Ukraine!) By
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The 2007 project 'Piznai Ukrainu!' (Discover Ukraine!) gave Ukrainians a chance to vote on the Seven Wonders of Ukraine, to which three additions were made by the government. Let's have a look at these sites of national significance.
|16.||Selected Special Days - South and North Korea By
(rank 765 site-wide)|
Here are a few selected special days and occasions celebrated in South and North Korea.
|17.||US Air Force Missiles By
(rank 788 site-wide)|
The US Air Force has used a wide variety of missiles as part of its mission. This quiz tests your knowledge of 10 of them.
|18.||Aussie TV Ads By
(rank 960 site-wide)|
Some memorable commercials that have been seen on Australian television over the years. Most of these are from the 1970s and 80s. How many do you remember?
|19.||Christmas Time for Bribery Blago By
(rank 969 site-wide)|
Or, an Illinois 2008 "Night Before Christmas." Lyrics taken from a Chris Britt editorial cartoon in the Dec. 16 Springfield "State Journal-Register." To say more would be gilding the lily. Enjoy.
|20.||The Plot to Steal Lincoln's Body By
(rank 1004 site-wide)|
During his presidency, Abraham Lincoln was a target of numerous conspiracies -- but the plotting didn't stop after he died! He had been in his tomb eleven years when a plan was hatched to snatch his body. Test your knowledge of this bizarre event.
|21.||Belfast: A 'Who's Who?' of the 'Troubles' By
(rank 1020 site-wide)|
A brief look at some of the key 'players' associated with the political conflict in Ireland's second city since the 1960s (and maybe a little while before). Not for the squeamish!
|22.||The Churchill Perspective: World Leaders By
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Winston Churchill expressed many strong opinions regarding the public figures of his own time. I will supply a fact about an historical figure and a quote about the person from Winston Churchill, which should allow you to identify him or her.
|23.||Man Made Structures, Part 2 By
(rank 1055 site-wide)|
The pictures in this quiz represent man-made edifices or structures from around the world. Do you recognise them?
|24.||The Loves of the American Presidents By
(rank 1075 site-wide)|
Welcome to my fiftieth Quiz. This is on the women who made the hearts of America's early Presidents beat faster - some tragic, some inspiring and some just very human and heartwarming.
|25.||Tube Stations in Other Words By
(rank 1093 site-wide)|
My eccentric Uncle Monty never calls places by their proper names. He has left me a list of errands to run in London that involve travelling by tube from my home in Burnt Oak (or Charred Tree as Monty calls it). Can you help me get to my destinations?
|26.||What Flag is That? By
(rank 1145 site-wide)|
See what you know about the flags of ten countries from around the world, with the added bonus of pictures of them.
|27.||Celebrating Thailand By
(rank 1176 site-wide)|
Thailand has a number of culturally significant holidays and festivals filling their calendar. Let's join in the celebrations and learn something of the reasons for them!
|28.||Private Eye By
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Founded in 1961, "Private Eye" has become Britain's best known satirical periodical. This quiz deals with some of its main features through the years.
|29.||Australian Political Quotes By
(rank 1246 site-wide)|
Australian politicians are like politicians everywhere. They love to hear the sound of their own voice, even when they are talking nonsense, or putting their foot in their mouth. Test yourself on some of their hoo-ha!
|30.||Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers By
(rank 1278 site-wide)|
We all have a lot of fun repeating tongue twisters in our own native English but what happens when we try to repeat them in another language?
|31.||Man Made Structures, Part 1 By
(rank 1285 site-wide)|
The pictures in this quiz represent man-made edifices, structures or objects d'art from around the world. Do you recognise them?
|32.||Wait Just a Ho Chi Minh-Ute By
(rank 1323 site-wide)|
Here are ten questions on the Vietnamese revolutionary leader, Ho Chi Minh, from his early life to the lead up to the Vietnam War.
|33.||Buffalo Soldiers - A Proud Tradition By
(rank 1339 site-wide)|
Buffalo Soldier was a name given to African-American soldiers by the Native American tribes they fought against. It is a term of honor in the American military.
|34.||Battleships: Past & Present #5; HIJMS Mikasa By
(rank 1441 site-wide)|
I Love Battleships #5. This is a series on battleship museums & memorials that are open to the public. HIJMS Mikasa is a Battleship of historical significance to, not only Japan, but the world in general. No picky dates, just some important years. Enjoy!
|35.||Help! I'm Lost and My GPS Isn't Working! By
(rank 1501 site-wide)|
Technology only fails me when I'm on vacation. I know I'm close to the sites and spots I need to be, but I may need a bit of help. Can you replace my faulty GPS unit and let me know where I am?
|36.||Habitat for Humanity International By
(rank 1537 site-wide)|
Habitat for Humanity International is an ecumenical group that works to provide livable housing for those who may not be able to afford it otherwise. Test your knowledge - or find out more!
|37.||Close Quarters Battle, Part 3 By
(rank 1563 site-wide)|
By popular demand, here is the third installment in my series of quizzes on CQB: Close Quarters Battle. Enjoy.
|38.||A Dog's Life - The White House Observed By
(rank 1583 site-wide)|
Many dogs have resided at the White House. Very little has gone unnoticed or indeed un-noted. Join this canine cavalcade and see if you recognise our owners.
|39.||Henry's Medieval Pilgrimage By
(rank 1627 site-wide)|
Henry (of Henry's Castle Tour fame) here! I have been asked to accompany the Earl of Warwick on a holy quest throughout England. See if you can identify information about the sites we visit.
|40.||Douglas MacArthur - American Caesar Part 1 By
(rank 1655 site-wide)|
Love him or hate him Douglas MacArthur made his mark on the world stage with a presence that few could ignore. This quiz takes up his story from its lowest ebb, and is loosely based on William Manchester's biography 'American Caesar.'
|41.||Morphine and Chocolate By
(rank 1689 site-wide)|
You've committed a crime and are looking for something to blame. Drugs and alcohol? Well that's been done. How about something a little more exotic? Why not try one of these unusual legal defenses?
|42.||Man, It's a Manat! By
(rank 1692 site-wide)|
You can learn a lot about a country by exploring the symbols used on its currency. Azerbaijan is a case in point, so let's look at some manats and qәpiks. Clicking the image to enlarge it may help you see valuable clues.
|43.||More Aussie TV Ads By
(rank 1736 site-wide)|
My first Aussie TV Ads quiz seemed very popular, so here is more of the same. Enjoy another trip down Memory Lane.
|44.||Be a Pepper By
(rank 1829 site-wide)|
Dr Pepper, a soft drink originating in the 19th century, has a rather interesting history. See what you know of its creation, marketing, and advertising campaigns - and be a Pepper!
|45.||Welsh Translations By
(rank 1933 site-wide)|
The language of Welsh is considered to be one of the oldest in the world and is described as the,'Language of Wizards.' Do you know the Welsh translations of well known sports, school subjects and colours amongst other things?
|46.||Common Latin Words and Phrases By
(rank 1945 site-wide)|
This quiz is an author's challenge by Terry. Let's examine some circumstances in which understanding a few Latin words might come in handy.
|47.||Condolence and Support By
(rank 2050 site-wide)|
This quiz is for anyone who has ever wondered what to say to someone who has lost. It focuses on letters, but may be helpful even if you choose not to write.
|48.||A Brand (New) Language By
(rank 2065 site-wide)|
Brand names are one way to investigate the power and scope of world languages. See if you can figure out what these different brand names are trying to say. Good luck!
|49.||The Ubiquitous Orange Traffic Cone By
(rank 2075 site-wide)|
You're out driving, when OH NO! SWERVE! But alas, it is too late. The Orange Traffic Cone lies squashed, woefully and unconically, on the asphalt. Filled with remorse, you ponder the life and times of this orange traffic cone...
|50.||Politics: A Matter of Opinion By
(rank 2132 site-wide)|
Many individuals have commented on the nature of politics and politicians. I'll provide clues that should enable you to identify the person credited with the comments or answer a question about the content of the quotation.
|51.||Oh My! I said what?! By
(rank 2156 site-wide)|
Cognates make it easy for a learner of Spanish to get the meaning of something they haven't seen before. However, there are also many false cognates lurking out there to make for some very embarrassing situations for the speaker!
|52.||Clubbing Around The World By
(rank 2161 site-wide)|
Do you know where Ernest Hemingway got drunk, Casanova sipped his coffee and Alec Baldwin worked as a busboy? If not, you'll discover it in this quiz, which hops from legendary clubs to historic pubs, from mythical bars to hot discos around the globe.
|53.||Absurd French 1002 By
(rank 2188 site-wide)|
Back by popular request, it's another French quiz to help you get the neighbor's Rottweiler's muzzle out of your chihuahua's designer jean pockets. Bonne chance!
|54.||Introducing Your 1960(ish) American Car By
(rank 2202 site-wide)|
The 1960s were a great time to be an auto enthusiast in the US. These 10 models were introduced during that decade.
|55.||Chichen Itza By
(rank 2225 site-wide)|
Chichen Itza is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Mexico on the Yucatan Peninsula. It is a truly magnificent complex. Let's explore it a little.
|56.||RMS Titanic, One Hundred Years On - A Tribute By
(rank 2240 site-wide)|
Written in April 2012, this quiz asks ten questions about the RMS Titanic, the ship deemed to be 'unsinkable', which met with a premature and tragic end.
|57.||20 Questions about Winston Churchill By
(rank 2276 site-wide)|
Here are 20 multiple-choice questions about this very interesting British Prime Minister, who guided Britain through the dark days of World War II.
|58.||Walter Thompson - Churchill's Bodyguard By
(rank 2304 site-wide)|
Winston Churchill is regarded by many as the greatest British Prime Minister of all time. One man's role in his life and career was, although often not recognised, vital to his survival. This man was Walter Thompson. This quiz is for Soozy_Woozy.
|59.||Queensland Rail - CityTrain Suburban Network By
(rank 2311 site-wide)|
You are standing on the platform, now see if you can make it to your destination - the end of this quiz. This quiz deals solely with the Brisbane suburban lines on the network, not the interurban lines.
|60.||How to Fly Old Glory By
(rank 2330 site-wide)|
Just as with everything else, there are rules governing how to display the US flag respectfully as a symbol of its country. Test your knowledge of flag etiquette.
|61.||Castles and Great Houses of Scotland By
(rank 2377 site-wide)|
Scotland's long and sometimes dark and bloody history is written in the stones of some of her castles and great houses. From the clues given, test your knowledge of some of Scotland's famed heritage sites.
|62.||Absurd French 1007 By
(rank 2397 site-wide)|
Mais oui, it's yet another French quiz for Funtrivia's francophiles. After all, how else will you know how to object when you notice that your teacher has put her cigar out in your pencil case?
|63.||Seven Wonders, Ancient and New By
(rank 2417 site-wide)|
As this is my seventh quiz, I thought it would be fitting to base it on the Seven Wonders of the World. One question each for the Ancient Wonders and one question each for the New Wonders as crowned by an online vote. The final question is rather general
|64.||Location, Location, Location By
(rank 2423 site-wide)|
Are you in the market for a new home? Do you want somewhere with a bit of history? Do you mind tourists poking around? Why not buy a castle!
|65.||Weekly World News By
(rank 2447 site-wide)|
For decades, America's favorite mock supermarket tabloid has entertained, appalled, and (only by accident) educated a cynical public. This quiz is a tribute to the strange story (and stories) of the "Weekly World News."
|66.||Armed and Dangerous By
(rank 2466 site-wide)|
This quiz covers a variety of weapons and several centuries, with photos to help, if needed.
|67.||McDonnell Douglas DC-10 By
(rank 2475 site-wide)|
A workhorse of civil aviation during its heyday, the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 is the subject of this quiz.
|68.||The Canadian Snowbirds By
(rank 2518 site-wide)|
The Snowbirds fly the Canadair CT-114 Tutor jet used by the Canadian Forces. This aircraft was used as a basic pilot-training aircraft from 1963 until 2000. The Tutor weight is about 3,260 kg (7,170 lbs) and gets its power from a J-85 engine.
|69.||The U.S. Merchant Marine By
(rank 2543 site-wide)|
Ten true-or-false questions on this under-appreciated force that was instrumental in fighting World War II. The answers may surprise you.
|70.||Pop Songs in TV Commercials 3 By
(rank 2574 site-wide)|
Answer various questions about TV commercials which used pop songs in them.
|71.||Absolute Power ... By
(rank 2647 site-wide)|
"Power tends to corrupt, but absolute power corrupts absolutely". (Lord Acton, 1834-1902). A quiz on some of the most corrupt and murderous world leaders of the twentieth century.
|72.||South African Ads: Braaivleis, Rugby, Sunny Skies By
(rank 2698 site-wide)|
This quiz is about timeless South African commercials. These commercials have been embedded in many minds, and have influenced South African slang and idioms.
|73.||An April Fools' Anthology By
(rank 2775 site-wide)|
These questions are based on the Museum of Hoaxes' top ten April Fools' Day pranks of all time. The countdown begins at number ten and finishes at number one.
|74.||Neither Rain, Nor Sleet...Nor Poor Road Conditions By
(rank 2833 site-wide)|
As an international postal courier it's your job to make sure parcels reach their destinations. Your goal: bring these ten packages to their intended recipients...regardless of how difficult the roads of the world may be to travel. Good luck!
|75.||My True Love Guild to Me - 12th Day By
(rank 2850 site-wide)|
Quiz Maker Guild author Stuthehistoryguy has wrapped a Christmas quiz gift of "Twelve Drummers Drumming". Be assured that any of these fine fellows would be a welcome addition to your holiday band!
|76.||Lingua Latina Occasionibus Omnibus By
(rank 2852 site-wide)|
Henry Beard's "Latin For All Occasions", aka "Lingua Latina Occasionibus Omnibus" provides an inspiration for those of us who studied Latin in school, and refuse to admit that it's a dead language. See how relevant Latin aphorisms can be!
|77.||Andrew Johnson, A Unique President By
(rank 2859 site-wide)|
Andrew Johnson assumed the presidency after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln; and his term in office was turbulent. How much do you know about this fascinating man?
|78.||A Gesture in Another Culture By
(rank 2872 site-wide)|
The way in which emotions are displayed in gesture can vary greatly from culture to culture. Even the most simplistic gesture can cause outrage if exhibited in the wrong setting. This quiz looks at the hows and whys. Good luck!
|79.||Who Voted For Democracy? By
(rank 2882 site-wide)|
Politopia, the newest nation in the world, is forming a democratic government. Using your knowledge of political science and comparative politics, answer these questions about the underpinnings of democracy.
|80.||For King, or Queen, and Country By
(rank 2957 site-wide)|
Great Britain has a long and illustrious military tradition. This quiz will test your knowledge of some of our more famous characters. They are not in any chronological order.
|81.||The Bayeux Tapestry - A medieval masterpiece By
(rank 2958 site-wide)|
Relating to the story of the conquest of England in 1066 by William of Normandy, this unique work of art has been kept in the city from which it takes its name for over 900 years.
|82.||Get me to the church on time! By
(rank 2972 site-wide)|
Visiting English cathedrals one learns a great deal about history from Roman times to the present day.
|83.||Celebrating ANZAC Day By
(rank 2998 site-wide)|
ANZAC Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Australia and New Zealand. This quiz looks at how the day is celebrated in Australia, especially here in Melbourne.
|84.||So You Want to Be a Marine Corps Sniper By
(rank 3018 site-wide)|
Are you good at sneaking up on people? Do you enjoy waiting in one place for hours and hours to do your job? Is your eyesight real good? If so, maybe you have what it takes to be a sniper in the US Marine Corps. Take this quiz to find out.
|85.||My True Love Guild to Me - 10th Day By
(rank 3030 site-wide)|
Quiz Maker Guild author Snowman has wrapped a Christmas quiz gift of "Ten Lords A-Leaping". This year his true love gave him ten Christmas gifts on the tenth day, each linked to those leaping lords. Can you fathom what he received?
|86.||U.S. Marines Basic Knowledge By
(rank 3031 site-wide)|
If you attended Marine Corps Recruit Training, this is the information you would have memorized upon departing the Recruit Depot.
|87.||World Poverty - What You Should Know By
(rank 3163 site-wide)|
Poverty in developing countries is much wider than we think. Hopefully this quiz will open your eyes to find out what you should know on a global scale. Although created in 2002 and some of the numerical stats have changed, the answers are still the same
|88.||British Prime Ministers, Part One By
(rank 3196 site-wide)|
Most people know something about the British monarchs, but the prime ministers are generally not well known. This quiz will, hopefully, educate you about some of Britain's past political leaders.
|89.||Aussie Ads : Part Four By
(rank 3259 site-wide)|
Another edition of Australian commercials, mainly from the 1970s and 80s.
|90.||"Valor"- The US Medal of Honor By
(rank 3262 site-wide)|
A tribute to the United States' highest military honor, and to those few who rose "above and beyond the call of duty". Thanks for playing, and please rate if you have the time.
|91.||The Politics of Greenland By
(rank 3314 site-wide)|
The following quiz is based upon the politics of the fascinating Arctic nation of Greenland. I hope you enjoy!
|92.||A Modern Revolution: Egypt's Ousting of Mubarak By
(rank 3338 site-wide)|
The year 2011 brought Egypt out of a thirty-year autocratic rule. Learn about the events that brought about this modern revolution.
|93.||President Andrew Jackson and His Times By
(rank 3375 site-wide)|
Andrew Jackson: "...a barbarian who could not write a sentence of grammar, and hardly could spell his own name."...Diary Entry, John Quincy Adams, June 18 1833
|94.||Affected Latin: Phrases For Contemporary Use By
(rank 3389 site-wide)|
Various internet resources have made available a plethora of Latin phrases for daily use. You've probably heard a few of these phrases before and may well be able to figure out the rest. And afterwards you can impress your friends!
|95.||Race You For the US Presidency! By
(rank 3416 site-wide)|
I'm a non-incumbent challenger US presidential nominee, daring you (an incumbent or fellow challenger) to run against me for the presidency. I'll race you, but watch out! Based on my challenge, tell me who I am. See you on the stump!
|96.||The Night Before Christmas - Poem By
(rank 3452 site-wide)|
This famous Christmas story has been attributed to Clement Clark Moore. We all heard it when we were kids - do you remember the details?
|97.||Douglas MacArthur - American Caesar Part 2 By
(rank 3528 site-wide)|
This quiz takes the story through his greatest years when he re-made a nation and challenged authority in a test of wills that determined the course of events in the mid 20th Century. This quiz is loosely based on William Manchester's biography.
|98.||Please Don't Squeeze the Mascot! By
(rank 3538 site-wide)|
Here is a quiz about some of those cute little icons of advertising that either annoy the heck out of you, or make you smile.
|99.||2008 Super Bowl Commercials By
(rank 3660 site-wide)|
Some of the commercials which aired during Super Bowl XLII were great, some were OK and some were just plain awful. Answer a few questions about the ones which were my favorites.
|100.||To Be and Not to Be: Hmong-American Culture By
(rank 3673 site-wide)|
A quiz on this ethnic minority from Southeast Asia who have struggled to maintain their unique identity for centuries.