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Bruyere has been a FunTrivia author since Feb 03 01 and has written 125 quizzes. Bruyere strongly focuses on quizzes in the fields of World, Brain Teasers, and Humanities, and has won 4 Editor's Choice awards on submitted quizzes.

  • is a member of the FunTrivia Editing staff, and is tasked with editing, reviewing, and maintaining FunTrivia quiz submissions.
  • has earned 16,232 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • last seen online Apr 23 24, and most recent quiz went online Nov 29 23.

Bio: I am known for my eclectic interests. I am interested in just about everything but my main focus is on the visual arts, literature, world languages, and music. I have been a volunteer editor at FT for twenty-one years now and love seeing others enjoy it. I teach, edit, translate and tutor.
Hobbies: Drawing, painting, flute playing, singing, writing, making woven rugs and a few others.
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by Bruyere
1.
  Pioneers of the Old Arcade and Video Games editor best quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here is some trivia about the early arcade and video games. Beep Beep, bing bing, insert coin, game over.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Jan 13 10
Difficult
Bruyere
8594 plays
2.
  French Revolutionary Symbols editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's a quiz on some of the symbols and events of the 1789 revolution, particularly those that are still ever-present in today's French Republic.
Tough, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Sep 22 23
Category: French
Tough
Bruyere
Sep 22 23
6236 plays
3.
  A Picnic With Ants editor best quiz   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
What would a picnic be without ants? This quiz is like a picnic, because after answering the clues, you will have words with 'ant' in them. Example: to huff and puff=pant. Hope you enjoy it.
Tough, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Feb 09 21
Category: Words in Common
Tough
Bruyere
Feb 09 21
15067 plays
4.
  Art History Challenge editor best quiz   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's a bit of a challenge for you art history fans, but we'll try to have some fun along the way. I have chosen artists who had rather distinctive names.
Tough, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Mar 23 20
Category: Art History
Tough
Bruyere
Mar 23 20
7698 plays
5.
  French Fruit Basket   great trivia quiz  
Collection Quiz
 20 Qns
C'est un fruit? Oui ou non?
Here is a selection of items. Simply select the French words for fruit.
Average, 20 Qns, Bruyere, Nov 29 23
Category: French
Average
Bruyere
Nov 29 23
492 plays
6.
  Which Have Wings? French Version   popular trivia quiz  
Collection Quiz
 19 Qns
Ont-ils Des Ailes?
Here is a collection of things that have wings and that do not have them. Choose the ones that have wings in French.
Average, 19 Qns, Bruyere, Sep 29 23
Recommended for grades: 12
Category: French
Average
Bruyere
Sep 29 23
216 plays
7.
  LooneyTunes Riddles   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a LooneyTunes riddle type quiz for the younger crowd here at Quizzyland who love these characters like my son and I do. Just find the character according to the clues. That's all folks!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Nov 15 14
Recommended for grades: 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Category: Loony Tunes
Very Easy
Bruyere
19043 plays
8.
  Disney Big Beaks Rhymes   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are some Disney characters of the two winged variety for you. Good luck! These are all bird characters in Disney cartoons and movies.
Easier, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Aug 15 13
Category: Disney Characters
Easier
Bruyere
14844 plays
9.
  Your You're Whosit Whatsit Test   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's an English tune-up quiz on common errors based on editing here at Quizzyland for the past two years and teaching ESL a few years. Some of these are hard to nip in the bud, but I know you can do it!
Easier, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Nov 22 21
Easier
Bruyere
Nov 22 21
11061 plays
10.
French: French Photo Opp Deux
  French Photo Opp Deux   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Here is a second photo opportunity quiz in French. Simply find the description in French for the photo shown. Bonne Chance!
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, May 30 11
Category: French
Average
Bruyere
2914 plays
11.
  My True Love Guild To Me - 3rd Day   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Quiz Maker Guild author Bruyere has wrapped a Christmas quiz gift of "Three French Hens". In honor of the Twelve Days of Christmas song and tradition, Guild member Bruyere has gathered ten golden eggs of trivia for your pleasure.
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Dec 14 10
Average
Bruyere
9868 plays
12.
  Bru's Quest in the Cavern of 100 Clues   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
This is a word game to commemorate my 100th quiz. Here is your quest: just find an answer that goes with all five clues given, either before or after. Phrases, compound words are used. Ex: Sweet pop flower field flakes = corn. Good luck!
Average, 20 Qns, Bruyere, Feb 02 03
Category: Before and After
Average
Bruyere
10593 plays
13.
French: French Photo Opp
  French Photo Opp   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Here is a French quiz for Funtrivia's Francophones in which you select the sentence which describes the scene on a trip through some photos. Bonne chance!
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Feb 13 17
Category: French
Average
Bruyere
2829 plays
14.
  The Foggiest Notion   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This is a quiz about some reasonably common British terms that sometimes leave other English speakers in the fog. They are taken from newspapers, broadcasts and contemporary books. I'll give the North American equivalent. Good luck!
Average, 15 Qns, Bruyere, Feb 13 17
Average
Bruyere
9273 plays
15.
  Absurd French 1002   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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!
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Jan 31 23
Category: French
Average
Bruyere
Jan 31 23
7836 plays
16.
  Hair Today Gone Tomorrow   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are some hairstyle customs and styles from around the world and throughout time. Perhaps our ancestors feared the BHD (Bad hair day) as much as we do.
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Jan 09 06
Category: Hairstyles
Average
Bruyere
8184 plays
17.
  Absurd French 1007   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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?
Easier, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Jun 04 23
Category: French
Easier
Bruyere
Jun 04 23
5999 plays
18.
  Creature Feature Fill-in Word game   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
This word game is a Creature Feature, because when you've found a word that works in both directions as a phrase or a compound word, you'll have at least one of the three a member of the animal kingdom. Example: Cool________box = cat Good Luck!
Average, 20 Qns, Bruyere, Mar 10 04
Category: Before and After
Average
Bruyere
11950 plays
19.
  Don't Bug Me! Word Game   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's a game dedicated to our little invertebrate buddies in the world. Simply solve the clues, pronounce them then spell the answer correctly and bingo! Ex: Mother or father's sister to you: aunt = ant
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Feb 22 22
Category: In Other Words
Average
Bruyere
Feb 22 22
12530 plays
20.
  Britney You Drive Us Crazy Quiz!    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Britney Drives Us Crazy Quiz! Here is a quiz on the whole Britney Spears 'Princess of Pop' phenomenon. We hope you'll have fun on this quiz on her life and music!
Average, 15 Qns, Bruyere, Mar 20 09
Category: Spears, Britney
Average
Bruyere
10447 plays
21.
  Celebrity Rhyme Revival   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just find a rhyme that goes with the clue given. Example: Kline's Paradises = Kevin's heavens. Hint: if the clue gives the first name then the answer will have the last and vice versa.
Impossible, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Nov 16 08
Impossible
Bruyere
13489 plays
22.
  Absurd French 978   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here is yet another absurd French quiz for Quizzyland's francophones. Simply choose the closest English equivalent for the French sentence. Bon courage!
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Feb 01 12
Category: French
Average
Bruyere
6698 plays
23.
  Korean Pop Shuffle   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Hello and welcome to Korean pop music or K-Pop music from the 2000s. Best of luck! Most of the artists use English names, so don't worry, have fun!
Easier, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Nov 23 22
Category: Korean Music
Easier
Bruyere
Nov 23 22
1722 plays
24.
  Absurd French 200   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Here is yet another absurd French quiz for those of you who need something beyond 'comment allez-vous?'. After all, what if a chicken alights on your head, or a frog in your soup? Pour maman, de sa bruyere, bon anniversaire.
Average, 15 Qns, Bruyere, Apr 26 11
Category: French
Average
Bruyere
7289 plays
25.
  Absurd French 607   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's another test of your degree of French absurdity. Bonne chance! Choisissez l'equivalent en anglais de chaque phrase en francais. Vous aurez droit au diplome du francais absurde!
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Mar 12 03
Category: French
Average
Bruyere
6684 plays
26.
  Absurd Italian 506   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ciao ragazzi! Here's a quiz to test your knowledge of some silly sentences in Italian. Don't worry, they are all grammatical though. You never know when you might need to tell someone their kangaroo is boxing with the neighbor's Rottweiller.
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Jun 04 23
Category: Italian
Average
Bruyere
Jun 04 23
5786 plays
27.
  The Tour de France en Cuisine   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here is a quiz on the origins of some French cooking terms and in particular the backgrounds of those terms. Bon appétit!
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Jul 03 17
Category: French Foods
Average
Bruyere
Jul 03 17
4161 plays
28.
  Laughter, the Best Medicine   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Laughter is the best medicine as the saying goes, but the average adult only laughs 7 times in a day, let's work on our average! I'll give you some clues and you fill in the blank with the laughter word described.
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Dec 12 20
Category: Vocabulary
Average
Bruyere
Dec 12 20
8713 plays
29.
  Absurd French 594   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's yet another absurd French quiz for those Francophiles at FT. Simply choose the best equivalent in English for the French sentence. After all, how else will you say no to a 500 kilo gorilla
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Dec 10 20
Category: French
Average
Bruyere
Dec 10 20
5156 plays
30.
  TOW You Guess the Friends' Names    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz on the origins and use of names used in the popular series "Friends". Don't let this one be The One Where you don't get these! You already know palaeontogy, so here's etymology!
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, May 16 05
Average
Bruyere
11440 plays
31.
  Creatures of the TV Screen   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Many animals have appeared on on television comedy series over the years. There are examples from the sixties to present, from American and British series seen around the world. Most held important roles, some even stole the show!
Tough, 15 Qns, Bruyere, Apr 13 21
Category: Animals On TV
Tough
Bruyere
Apr 13 21
6321 plays
32.
  Absurd French 505   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's another absurd French test, after all, one never knows when knowing how to inform someone of a parrot perched upon their head might come in handy! Choose the appropriate English version of each French phrase. Bonne chance!
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Jun 20 10
Category: French
Average
Bruyere
5136 plays
33.
  Return of the Foggiest Notion   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Here are some more British English expressions used in everyday life, the press, television and novels that sometimes mystify the rest of us. I'll give the North American equivalent. Good luck!
Average, 15 Qns, Bruyere, Mar 12 21
Average
Bruyere
Mar 12 21
4730 plays
34.
  Hyacinth's Picnic Bucket, or Bouquet!   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here is a little quiz inspired from 'Keeping Up Appearances' and some of the best television I've ever seen! Let's dedicate this to Richard, a saint amongst men. This is from the picnic episode.
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Nov 28 12
Average
Bruyere
6517 plays
35.
  Is My Music Quiz Ready to Submit?   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's a tune-up for music quiz creators in particular from the editors' room.
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Jun 22 23
Category: QCNs for Music
Average
Bruyere
Jun 22 23
4458 plays
36.
  Vive les S   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Here is a vocabulary quiz in French honoring the S.
Average, 15 Qns, Bruyere, Mar 03 11
Category: French
Average
Bruyere
3159 plays
37.
  Absurd French 771   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's another French quiz for those Francophones at Quizzyland who wish to know how to use French in more unusual situations than previously encountered. Dedicated to all of our Canadian friends here.
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Apr 24 18
Category: French
Average
Bruyere
Apr 24 18
4397 plays
38.
  What's your line? American Slang Terms for people   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz on American slang terms from the not so distant past for people and their jobs. Some you will know, others you might have heard on the late late show. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, May 07 21
Category: American Slang
Average
Bruyere
May 07 21
6852 plays
39.
  Absurd French 101   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here is a test of your ability to understand the absurd in French. Everything is grammatically correct, ne vous inquietez pas. Bonne chance from your faithful correspondant in France, Bruyere.
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Mar 14 23
Category: French
Average
Bruyere
Mar 14 23
7681 plays
40.
  Random French Vocabulary   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Here are a few random French vocabulary words for you to test your memory with. Bonne chance!
Tough, 20 Qns, Bruyere, Jul 15 13
Category: French for Experts
Tough
Bruyere
6291 plays
41.
  Boomer Toys for Girls and Boys (USA)   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's a salute to all those toys we wished for growing up in the sixties and seventies in the USA. Hope this evokes some good memories for you as it did for me.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Jan 05 09
Category: Toys by Decade
Difficult
Bruyere
2674 plays
42.
  Absurd French 148   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Simply choose the best equivalent in English for each of these French sentences. After all, how else will you know how to get your neighbor's famished elephant out of your vineyard politely? Bonne Chance!
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Jul 25 09
Category: French
Average
Bruyere
4869 plays
43.
  Super Eclectic Music Challenge   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Super Eclectic Music Challenge. This is a super challenge from the most vastly different areas of music imaginable. This is an all round workout in music knowledge. So get ready, one two three four, go! Dedicated to the folks in the Funtriva's music foru
Average, 15 Qns, Bruyere, Oct 17 19
Category: Music Grab Bag
Average
Bruyere
Oct 17 19
3379 plays
44.
  Basic French Verb test    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's a very basic French verb test for our beginners. Simply choose the correct French verb.
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Oct 18 02
Category: French
Average
Bruyere
4293 plays
45.
  Impressionist Riddles   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are some important figures from the painters who exhibited as Independents and later became known as 'Impressionists', only this time, they are in loose rhyme and hopefully will flow like the painting they describe.
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Nov 19 01
Category: Impressionists
Average
Bruyere
3350 plays
46.
  Absurd Italian 465   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ciao ragazzi, here's another one of those Italian quizzes for those unexpected occasions in life, like the neighbor's Yorkshire eating your underwear on the clothesline.In bocca al lupo!
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, May 18 23
Category: Italian
Average
Bruyere
May 18 23
3823 plays
47.
  Questions pour un champion   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Choisissez la meilleure question pour chaque réponse suivante. Choose the best question for the following answers. Careful, they must be the most logical. Bonne Chance!
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Jun 07 22
Category: French
Average
Bruyere
Jun 07 22
4462 plays
48.
  French Regional Cuisine   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
French regional dishes: match the dishes with the region they come from.
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Jun 05 07
Category: French Foods
Average
Bruyere
3881 plays
49.
  Bearded Dragons - Lizards from Oz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here is a quiz on that popular pet lizard from Australia, the bearded dragon.
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Jun 04 23
Category: Lizards
Average
Bruyere
Jun 04 23
3626 plays
50.
  Quatrième Jeu de Mots   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's a French word game for you Francophiles at Quizzyland. Simply find a French word that fits with all the clues given. None of these words will use accents. Example: champignons de_____, sous les ponts de ______=Paris. Bonne chance !
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Nov 25 18
Category: French
Average
Bruyere
Nov 25 18
1316 plays
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