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CmdrK has been a FunTrivia author since Dec 13 09 and has written 253 quizzes. CmdrK writes for many different categories, but is most active in Music, Geography, and Brain Teasers, and has won 6 Editor's Choice awards on submitted quizzes.

  • has earned 13,150 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • has adopted / renovated 20 quizzes that required editing work to date.
  • last seen online Jul 22 24, and most recent quiz went online Jun 20 24.

Bio: "Rush hour in Boston is like: 'Still Life, with Traffic'." - Bill Morrissey
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1.
  The Nerd Herd editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Scientific advances often come from single-minded people who are sometimes called 'nerds'. This quiz is about some people who made huge leaps, as well as some who just made it a bit easier for us to get through our day. How many can you identify?
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Apr 01 19
Category: Scientists
Average
CmdrK
Apr 01 19
2650 plays
2.
  You Could Win a Pulitzer Prize for That! editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Pulitzer Prize is awarded to Americans for achievement in journalism, literature and musical composition. Many winners have international reputations so let's see how many of these people who had the magic touch in arts and letters you recognize.
Easier, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Sep 21 16
Recommended for grades: 4,5,6,7,8
Category: Achievements
Easier
CmdrK
2851 plays
3.
  Buried Treasures of Rock and Roll, Volume I editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
There are many rock and roll songs that are seldom heard on "Classic Rock" radio. Here are some long-buried but great examples of the twists and turns on the long, strange trip that is Rock and Roll.
Difficult, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Nov 25 14
Category: Rock and Roll
Difficult
CmdrK
3765 plays
4.
  "The Lorax" by Dr. Seuss editor best quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's a quiz on a favorite Dr. Seuss story, and it was Dr. Seuss's favorite too: "The Lorax"!
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Mar 01 24
Recommended for grades: 3,4,5
Category: Seuss, Dr.
Average
CmdrK
Mar 01 24
1776 plays
5.
  Stephen King's Geography Lessons editor best quiz   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Stephen King's novels are often associated with a certain part of the United States but he spread the mystery and horror around. Can you match these titles of King (or Richard Bachman) novels with the U.S. state in which they primarily took place?
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Jun 19 24
Category: Stephen King
Average
CmdrK
Jun 19 24
415 plays
6.
  50 Million Elvis Presley Fans Can't be All Wrong editor best quiz   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
So sang John Prine in "Ain't Hurtin' Nobody." Elvis recorded a lot of songs but there were songs recorded about him too. Can you figure out the artists or song titles?
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Apr 04 19
Category: People in Songs
Average
CmdrK
Apr 04 19
369 plays
7.
  1952 Vincent Black Lightning    
Fun Fill-It
 15 Qns
A boy, a girl and a legendary motorcycle
Though one of Richard Thompson's best-known songs, he changes some of the words whenever he thinks the occasion warrants it. These lyrics are taken from the 1991 album "Rumor and Sigh". Can you fill them all in?
Very Easy, 15 Qns, CmdrK, Jun 20 24
Category: Thompson, Richard
Very Easy
CmdrK
Jun 20 24
83 plays
8.
  Beatles or Not?   great trivia quiz  
Collection Quiz
 24 Qns
The Beatles wrote and/or sang a whole bunch of songs! Can you identify some of them in this quiz?
Very Easy, 24 Qns, CmdrK, Sep 22 23
Very Easy
CmdrK
Sep 22 23
606 plays
9.
  In a Far-Off Land   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In "The Lord of the Rings" Sam Gamgee said if he went past a certain point in the Shire it would be the farthest from home he had ever been. Here is a quiz on far off and exotic places. Can you place them all?
Easier, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Oct 02 23
Category: Where on Earth?
Easier
CmdrK
Oct 02 23
425 plays
10.
  There is a Tavern in the Town   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
In "The Lord of the Rings" the Prancing Pony Inn was an important meeting place and lodge for those going to and from the Shire. Can you match up some pubs and taverns from various forms of entertainment with people you might see there?
Easier, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Oct 07 23
Easier
CmdrK
Oct 07 23
270 plays
11.
  North American Indian Tribes   best quiz  
Collection Quiz
 24 Qns
Can you find the 24 Native North American tribes in this collection?
Very Easy, 24 Qns, CmdrK, Dec 17 23
Category: Native Americans
Very Easy
CmdrK
Dec 17 23
442 plays
12.
  This Won't Hurt - Much    
Mystery Sort
 12 Qns
Here are several words having something to do with the word "sting". Can you drop them in the right boxes?
Average, 12 Qns, CmdrK, Oct 09 23
Category: Mystery Sort
Average
CmdrK
Oct 09 23
297 plays
13.
   Celeb Couples: This Is the End Beautiful Friend
  This Is the End, Beautiful Friend   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
The title of this quiz was taken from a Doors song but it's not about the Doors. It's about some famous couples, some who spent much of their lives together and some who split up by choice or tragedy. Can you guess who these ten couples were?
Easier, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Oct 16 13
Category: Celeb Couples
Easier
CmdrK
6109 plays
14.
  Friends Just Can't be Found   best quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Sometimes help is slow in coming, or doesn't come at all, and you just have to do something yourself. This quiz is about some people who accomplished things with little or no help from others.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Jan 18 23
Category: Famous People
Very Easy
CmdrK
Jan 18 23
1169 plays
15.
  Toss the Elf!   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
In "The Lord of the Rings" dwarf-tossing seemed to be a popular sport. Here is a list of elves from several entertainment categories; can you turn the tables and toss them over to where they came from?
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Oct 01 23
Average
CmdrK
Oct 01 23
134 plays
16.
USA Photo Quizzes: You Call That a Landmark
  You Call That a Landmark?   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
If you're looking for the Washington Monument or the Empire State Building, you came to the wrong quiz. There are lots of American landmarks, some are famous, some might be...someday. Take a look at some that I found.
Easier, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Jan 05 22
Category: USA Photo Quizzes
Easier
CmdrK
Jan 05 22
4340 plays
17.
Colours Photo Quizzes: Did You Read about Red
  Did You Read about Red?   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
There have been a number of quizzes using the word "red" in the title appearing on Fun Trivia lately. Well, here is another one, based on ten Fun Trivia categories. Do you remember reading about or seeing any of these?
Easier, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Dec 08 22
Easier
CmdrK
Dec 08 22
4017 plays
18.
Names in Songs: What Does that Name Look Like
  What Does that Name Look Like?   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Names in songs are very common. Can you guess the names in these titles with some pictures to help?
Easier, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Oct 09 15
Category: Names in Songs
Easier
CmdrK
3605 plays
19.
Name the Movie: Can You Picture the Picture
  Can You Picture the Picture?   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
This is a quiz for people who enjoy movies. Will a photograph help you determine which picture is being described? Give it a try.
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Dec 04 14
Category: Name the Movie
Average
CmdrK
3232 plays
20.
TV Mixture: Can You Picture the TV Show
  Can You Picture the TV Show?   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Can you identify ten television shows from the picture hints provided?
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Dec 06 14
Category: TV Mixture
Average
CmdrK
3819 plays
21.
Herbs: Its Thyme to Grow Some Herbs Herb
  It's Thyme to Grow Some Herbs, Herb   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
You don't have to go to the grocery market and pay inflated prices for herbs to flavor your foods. You can grow them right at home. Let's see how much you already know about them.
Easier, 10 Qns, CmdrK, May 23 14
Category: Herbs
Easier
CmdrK
2209 plays
22.
Mixed: A Picture Quiz on a Bunch of Things
  A Picture Quiz on a Bunch of Things   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
When I first set up this quiz I used the title as a placeholder, but the more I looked at it the more I liked it and it really does summarize what's inside. Want to have a look?
Easier, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Sep 08 20
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9
Category: Mixed
Easier
CmdrK
Sep 08 20
3941 plays
23.
Movie Villains: Theyre Bad You Know
  They're Bad, You Know   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Don't spare any milk of human kindness for this bunch of bad characters from movies; they're not worth it! Now, do you think you can identify them?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Feb 03 17
Category: Movie Villains
Very Easy
CmdrK
1564 plays
24.
History in Songs: Is There Any Truth to that Song
  Is There Any Truth to that Song?   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Some songs are good 'story songs' and many story songs are based on real events. Here are ten; can you place them?
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Jul 25 13
Category: History in Songs
Average
CmdrK
2340 plays
25.
Thematic Verbs: Dont Pass This Quiz By
  Don't Pass This Quiz By   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
All the questions in this quiz have something to do with the word 'pass'. Don't pass on or pass out, come in and give them a try.
Easier, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Jul 08 17
Category: Thematic Verbs
Easier
CmdrK
3195 plays
26.
  Air Forces: Plane Spotters Guide to World War II Aircraft
  Plane Spotter's Guide to World War II Aircraft   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 15 Qns
During World War II soldiers and civilians alike learned to identify aircraft which might be threats by studying silhouettes of each country's planes. Let's update that method with photographs and see how many of these 15 old warbirds you can identify.
Average, 15 Qns, CmdrK, Oct 13 14
Category: Air Forces
Average
CmdrK
1306 plays
27.
1990s TV: End of the Century TV
  End of the Century TV   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Some television shows began in the 1990s, some ended in the 90s and some didn't make it through the 90s. Can you remember these ten with the help of some photographs?
Easier, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Jan 24 15
Category: 1990s TV
Easier
CmdrK
1936 plays
28.
Body Parts in Songs: Body Parts One Song at a Time
  Body Parts, One Song at a Time   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Many songs with body parts in the title have appeared over the years. Face the music and see if you have an eye for identifying these ten songs.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Mar 01 21
Very Easy
CmdrK
Mar 01 21
798 plays
29.
Ghosts and Spirits in Entertainment: Spirits and Specters
  Spirits and Specters   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Ghosts and spirits have been included in many forms of entertainment, not always in a negative manner. How's your paranormal perception?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Jul 14 22
Very Easy
CmdrK
Jul 14 22
1394 plays
30.
Frost Robert: Picturing Robert Frost
  Picturing Robert Frost   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Robert Frost was an American poet who lived most of his life in New Hampshire. This quiz is about ten of his poems, some famous, some not. The photographs will give you some hints.
Easier, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Jun 08 13
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9,10
Category: Frost, Robert
Easier
CmdrK
1425 plays
31.
Colours Photo Quizzes: Orange You Glad I Wrote This Quiz
  Orange You Glad I Wrote This Quiz?   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Orange is a happy, friendly color. Can you identify these ten things which have to do with orange? Good luck!
Easier, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Jan 11 16
Easier
CmdrK
1960 plays
32.
 Wild Birds USA: Stately Birds of the USA
  State-ly Birds of the USA   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
U.S. states have a favorite tree, fossil, mineral and flower. They also have an official state bird. See if you can match the birds in these pictures with the states that claim them.
Easier, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Jan 20 16
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Category: Wild Birds USA
Easier
CmdrK
1327 plays
33.
  We Loved the 80s   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Big hair, MTV and singers who couldn't dance to save their lives (except for Michael). Return with us now to those days of yesteryear because - we loved the '80s!
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Jul 21 24
Category: 1980s Music
Average
CmdrK
Jul 21 24
5381 plays
34.
Animal Expressions and Wordplay: Got Ants in Your Pants
  Got Ants in Your Pants?   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Many of our everyday idioms, similes and expressions mention animals. Can you put these sayings together with a little help from our feathered, furred and finned friends?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Jan 19 15
Recommended for grades: 4,5,6
Very Easy
CmdrK
1715 plays
35.
  Oman: The Sultanate of Oman
  The Sultanate of Oman   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
The Sultanate of Oman is at the mouth of the Persian Gulf. How much do you know about this small but strategically-placed country?
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Jul 16 15
Category: Oman
Average
CmdrK
1979 plays
36.
What Animal Am I: The Desert Isnt Dead
  The Desert Isn't Dead   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
It may be hot and dry in the Mojave Desert where I live, but we humans have plenty of company living in the sand and under rocks. Can you name the animals, spiders, reptiles and insects from the pictures?
Easier, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Mar 16 22
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9
Category: What Animal Am I?
Easier
CmdrK
Mar 16 22
1254 plays
37.
Musical Instruments: You Can Play Music on That
  You Can Play Music on That?   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
There are no normal orchestral instruments in this quiz. See if you can identify some of the, shall we say, "unusual" music makers here.
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Oct 07 15
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9,10
Average
CmdrK
1142 plays
38.
Families: Fond of the Fondas
  Fond of the Fondas   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
There have been several families of actors in movies over the years. In the 20th century the Fonda family was one of the longest-lived. Here are some questions about three generations of Fonda family actors.
Easier, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Aug 16 19
Category: Families
Easier
CmdrK
Aug 16 19
1116 plays
39.
  China: We Got Shanghaied and Liked It
  We Got Shanghaied and Liked It!   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
There we were, flying above the western Pacific Ocean when our plane had to divert to Shanghai, China, because of a typhoon. Here is a quiz on some of the things we saw and learned about this great city.
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Aug 24 14
Category: China
Average
CmdrK
2732 plays
40.
Number One Albums: Whats Better Than Number One
  What's Better Than Number One?   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
In the movie "Spinal Tap", Nigel wanted to turn up his amplifier higher than the top setting. In the real world, number one is as good as it gets. Here are some record albums from Classic Rock artists that went to the top; can you identify them?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Mar 09 19
Category: Number One Albums
Very Easy
CmdrK
Mar 09 19
787 plays
41.
  Cool Movie Taglines 1   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
What is a "cool" movie? Something about the title or about the subject matter? If I give you some movie taglines can you match them with the "cool" movie they're from? Note that some movies had more than one tagline.
Easier, 15 Qns, CmdrK, Jan 17 22
Category: Movie Taglines
Easier
CmdrK
Jan 17 22
612 plays
42.
  Gems and Birthstones: Zircons Have Feelings Too
  Zircons Have Feelings, Too   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Diamonds, emeralds and rubies get all the headlines but there are many other beautiful gemstones. Can you identify some gems by pictures that aren't pictures of the gems, by using inferential reasoning instead? What? Oh, come on, give it a try.
Easier, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Jun 15 15
Easier
CmdrK
1114 plays
43.
      Invertebrates: Whoa I Havent Seen That Bug Before
  Whoa, I Haven't Seen That Bug Before!   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
I lived in Vermont and New Hampshire, then moved to southern Nevada. Many bugs and insects are the same in both places, but there are some that are usually found in one place or the other. Join me for a look at some different species.
Easier, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Oct 07 17
Category: Invertebrates
Easier
CmdrK
Oct 07 17
616 plays
44.
What Sport Is It: Wintertime Fun
  Wintertime Fun   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
When the weather gets cold and it snows, you don't have to stay inside. There are lots of sports to participate in during the winter. Can you identify these ten?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Sep 17 15
Recommended for grades: 1,2,3,4,5
Category: What Sport Is It?
Very Easy
CmdrK
1078 plays
45.
Bridges: Bridge Freezes Before Road
  Bridge Freezes Before Road   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
A commonly seen road sign in North American snow country is "Bridge Freezes Before Road". Here are some bridges from around the world which may be in danger of icing over - or not. Good Luck!
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Oct 06 23
Category: Bridges
Average
CmdrK
Oct 06 23
1134 plays
46.
 Colleges  Universities: Theres a Trade School for That
  There's a Trade School for That   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
In the US, colleges and universities have become so expensive that many people cannot afford to attend. Trade schools have become an affordable alternative and offer many programs. See if you can match the photos with the appropriate courses of study.
Easier, 10 Qns, CmdrK, May 17 13
Easier
CmdrK
1978 plays
47.
Weather: Quite a Cloudy Day
  Quite a Cloudy Day   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Clouds are some of the most interesting meteorological phenomena. Besides looking good, or ominous, some can predict the weather days in advance. See how you score on this quiz that will go right over your head!
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Dec 17 14
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Category: Weather
Average
CmdrK
888 plays
48.
  Bewitching the Men   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The femme fatale, the sex goddess, has been with us throughout history. With the advent of motion pictures people got to see a new group of women who bewitched men. Let's take a look at some of the women who made their mark on the silver screen.
Easier, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Jun 04 20
Category: Leading Ladies
Easier
CmdrK
Jun 04 20
2692 plays
49.
British Literature: Writers Bloc
  Writer's Bloc   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
There is writer's block, and then there is a writer's bloc, an informal grouping of writers with a common association, in this case, all British. See if you can put together these authors or their works from the clues and pictures provided.
Average, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Dec 04 14
Category: British Literature
Average
CmdrK
976 plays
50.
  There's Good Rockin' Tonight   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Rock and Roll started as a mixture of rhythm and blues, country, jazz and many other styles of music. Can you match some of the early rock and roll artists with their songs?
Easier, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Jul 09 19
Category: Classic Rock
Easier
CmdrK
Jul 09 19
1301 plays
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