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Bruyere has been a FunTrivia author since Feb 03 01 and has written 123 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 15,857 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • last seen online Dec 07 22, and most recent quiz went online Jun 24 16.

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 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 - 10 questions - 7 mins
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
8535 plays
2.
  French Revolutionary Symbols editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, Aug 11 18
Category: French
Tough
Bruyere
Aug 11 18
6155 plays
3.
  A Picnic With Ants editor best quiz great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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
14959 plays
4.
  Art History Challenge editor best quiz great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
7591 plays
5.
  LooneyTunes Riddles best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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
18651 plays
6.
  Disney Big Beaks Rhymes great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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
14680 plays
7.
  Your You're Whosit Whatsit Test best quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
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
10827 plays
8.
  Absurd French 1002 best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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!
Easier, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Sep 05 17
Category: French
Easier
Bruyere
Sep 05 17
7662 plays
9.
  Bru's Quest in the Cavern of 100 Clues best quiz - 20 questions - 9 mins
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
10387 plays
10.
  My True Love Guild To Me - 3rd Day top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
9718 plays
11.
  French: French Photo Opp French Photo Opp great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
Feb 13 17
2659 plays
12.
  Hair Today Gone Tomorrow best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
7956 plays
13.
  Absurd French 1007 best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, Dec 27 14
Category: French
Easier
Bruyere
5914 plays
14.
  The Foggiest Notion best quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
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
Feb 13 17
9160 plays
15.
  Creature Feature Fill-in Word game top quiz - 20 questions - 8 mins
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
11766 plays
16.
  Don't Bug Me! Word Game great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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
12397 plays
17.
  French: French Photo Opp Deux French Photo Opp Deux great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
2654 plays
18.
  Celebrity Rhyme Revival popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 8 mins
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
13475 plays
19.
  Britney You Drive Us Crazy Quiz! - 15 questions - 4 mins
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
10242 plays
20.
  TOW You Guess the Friends' Names - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
11398 plays
21.
  Absurd French 978 top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
6446 plays
22.
  Laughter, the Best Medicine top quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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
8508 plays
23.
  Absurd French 200 top quiz - 15 questions - 5 mins
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
7164 plays
24.
  Hyacinth's Picnic Bucket, or Bouquet! best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
6403 plays
25.
  Absurd Italian 506 top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Feb 08 13
Category: Italian
Average
Bruyere
5540 plays
26.
  Creatures of the TV Screen great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 8 mins
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
6247 plays
27.
  Absurd French 607 top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
6601 plays
28.
  Absurd French 771 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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
4293 plays
29.
  The Tour de France en Cuisine top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
4076 plays
30.
  Absurd French 594 top quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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
5091 plays
31.
  Return of the Foggiest Notion top quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
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
4620 plays
32.
  Korean Pop Shuffle great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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
1603 plays
33.
  Bearded Dragons - Lizards from Oz top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here is a quiz on that popular pet lizard from Australia, the bearded dragon.
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Mar 01 07
Category: Lizards
Average
Bruyere
3579 plays
34.
  Absurd French 505 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
5099 plays
35.
  Absurd French 101 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Apr 22 14
Category: French
Average
Bruyere
7501 plays
36.
  Is My Music Quiz Ready to Submit? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Here's a tune-up for music quiz creators in particular from the editors' room.
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Jul 22 17
Category: QCNs for Music
Average
Bruyere
Jul 22 17
4333 plays
37.
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
6697 plays
38.
  Random French Vocabulary top quiz - 20 questions - 4 mins
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
6044 plays
39.
  Boomer Toys for Girls and Boys (USA) top quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
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
2629 plays
40.
  Absurd French 148 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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
4806 plays
41.
  Super Eclectic Music Challenge popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
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
3231 plays
42.
  Absurd Italian 465 top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Dec 20 12
Category: Italian
Average
Bruyere
3735 plays
43.
  Deuxième Jeu de Mots popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Here's a French word play game for you, simply fill in the French word that fits in the blank, either a compound word or else a phrase. The word you're looking for has no accents. Example: ____de fleurs, boire un ___ (=bouquet).
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Aug 15 04
Category: French
Average
Bruyere
1784 plays
44.
  Alphabetical Beatles Songs popular trivia quiz - 20 questions - 9 mins
Here's an alphabetical Beatles' songs and lyrics quiz for true fans. You won't have much to go by, just a little phrase and you give me the title. The titles are in alphabetical order, but there are several letters missing from the list however.Good luck
Average, 20 Qns, Bruyere, Jul 24 12
Average
Bruyere
8126 plays
45.
  Impressionist Riddles best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
3220 plays
46.
  Celebrity School Daze great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 7 mins
Here is a quiz on celebrities and where they went to school, or in some cases, where they didn't!
Difficult, 15 Qns, Bruyere, Dec 09 12
Difficult
Bruyere
2682 plays
47.
  Questions pour un champion popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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
4427 plays
48.
  Elvis, You Shook Us Up! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
Here's a quiz on the Elvis Presley's music and some of the songwriters whose work he used. It is dedicated to the songwriter Otis Blackwell who passed away on May 6, 2002 in Nashville. Thank you very much!
Average, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Jul 13 21
Category: Presley, Elvis
Average
Bruyere
Jul 13 21
2976 plays
49.
  Art History Creature Feature best quiz - 20 questions - 7 mins
From prehistoric times to present, animals have inspired artists. This is a quiz on some of those animal images throughout time.
Difficult, 20 Qns, Bruyere, Feb 07 21
Category: Art History
Difficult
Bruyere
Feb 07 21
1952 plays
50.
  TOW Objets d'Art in 'Friends' great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Here is a quiz for those discerning "Friends" watchers who may have seen these art objects a million times. Here's a chance to prove yourself a "Friends" art connoisseur! (You will need outside knowledge to answer the questions.)
Tough, 10 Qns, Bruyere, Jun 02 18
Tough
Bruyere
Jun 02 18
2592 plays
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