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Englizzie has been a FunTrivia author since May 08 09 and has written 26 quizzes. Englizzie writes for many different categories, but is most active in History, People, and World.

  • has earned 1,080 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.

Bio: I have Parkinson's, so have to keep my brain going at every given moment.

Raised in London. Lived in US since 1981 - Florida, Washington, Michigan, Alaska, California, Oregon and Oklahoma.
Hobbies: Adored English Cocker Spaniels Charlie, gourmet cooking, NYT Crosswords, acerbic English wit.
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by Englizzie
1.
  60s News - Read All About It!   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The 60s was a 'Stop the Presses' decade. We all remember the huge stories. However, we Sixties survivors present to you more of a smorgasbord of interesting news from many countries. We hope you enjoy our memories.
Average, 10 Qns, Englizzie, Jan 17 23
Category: 1960s Nostalgia
Average
Englizzie
Jan 17 23
1896 plays
2.
  The Villages that Turned into London   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Originally founded by the Romans, London acquired its first city wall in the 2nd century. As population and disease grew, people of means began to move to areas outside the walls, gradually incorporating many once rural areas into Greater London.
Average, 10 Qns, Englizzie, Mar 10 17
Average
Englizzie
776 plays
3.
  My London in the 1960s   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
I grew up in London. In the 60s I was in my teens. Everything seemed to be changing.
Tough, 15 Qns, Englizzie, Nov 10 13
Category: 1960s Nostalgia
Tough
Englizzie
1924 plays
4.
  Kill or Cure!   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The 19th Century and the Victorian Era saw tremendous advances in medical discoveries and surgical practices. Within the course of 75 years, medicine and health care changed quite dramatically. Medicine was put on a true scientific footing.
Average, 10 Qns, Englizzie, Oct 18 16
Average
Englizzie
734 plays
5.
  Bernard Shaw - Letters to an Actress   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"Bernard Shaw and Mrs Patrick Campbell - Their Correspondence" (Edited by Alan Dent, 1952) The intimate letters of an intellectual giant and beautiful and talented actress. Shaw's plays are also discussed within the framework of the letters.
Average, 10 Qns, Englizzie, Aug 16 10
Average
Englizzie
190 plays
6.
  Everybody Sings the Blues   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The interest in American Blues in England in the 1960s, formed part of the British Invasion that help broaden the audience for the Blues in the US.
Average, 10 Qns, Englizzie, Mar 31 22
Category: Blues
Average
Englizzie
Mar 31 22
623 plays
7.
  60s News - Read All About it - Part Deux    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The People have spoken. You've all been such good sports about the first 60s quiz. I thought it was time to test your gray matter once again, with more news stories from everyone's favorite decade, the 60s. (Geographically diverse questions)
Tough, 10 Qns, Englizzie, Oct 24 10
Category: 1960s Nostalgia
Tough
Englizzie
954 plays
8.
  Sir Francis Walsingham, Royal Spymaster. 1530-1590   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Reputed founder of modern espionage, (The second oldest profession), Sir Francis Walsingham added a chilling, merciless zealotry to his position as Spymaster Extraordinaire.
Average, 10 Qns, Englizzie, Jun 10 10
Category: People T-Z
Average
Englizzie
221 plays
9.
  Victoriana   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Events and people that infuenced Victorian/Edwardian England. In the true tradition of British humor, there are a couple of leg pulls, just for fun.
Average, 10 Qns, Englizzie, May 23 16
Category: 1800s UK History
Average
Englizzie
1716 plays
10.
  You Scurvy Knaves!   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
All at sea with Pirates, Buccaneers, Privateers and the less heroic side of the Royal Navy.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Englizzie, Jan 24 10
Category: Naval Forces
Difficult
Englizzie
406 plays
11.
  London Goes West: Villages II   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
18th century London expanded westwards, utilizing the much improved Great West (Bath) Road. As travel improved, Bath became an easy coaching run for high society seeking cures and possibly a spouse.
Average, 10 Qns, Englizzie, Mar 10 17
Average
Englizzie
362 plays
12.
  Tea and Sympathy, or possibly Chips!   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Everything you never needed to know about Tea and English Tea habits.
Tough, 10 Qns, Englizzie, May 01 10
Category: History of Food
Tough
Englizzie
764 plays
13.
  Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Lady Caroline Lamb described Lord Byron as "Mad, bad and dangerous to know". A look at his tumultuous life, and to hell with the poetry!
Tough, 10 Qns, Englizzie, Oct 18 14
Category: Writers & Authors
Tough
Englizzie
607 plays
14.
  Changing of the Guard-Bertie and Edwardian London    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Victoria's long reign ended in 1901. A new century and a new (though aging) King Edward VII(Bertie) restored a vibrant high society to London, allowing innovation in the arts, fashion, technology and politics to flourish.
Tough, 10 Qns, Englizzie, Sep 09 10
Tough
Englizzie
319 plays
15.
  Round and Round the Table   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Dorothy Parker is synonymous with the Algonquin Round Table in 1920s New York. However, we shall look at some of the other witty writers and critics who helped form the Algonquin's sometimes vitriolic magic.
Average, 10 Qns, Englizzie, Oct 02 20
Category: Writers & Authors
Average
Englizzie
Oct 02 20
620 plays
16.
  Where do I find a good punkawalla?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
An informal look at British life in Victorian India at the height of the 'Raj'. (Please note: Place names are not the modern spelling)
Tough, 10 Qns, Englizzie, Aug 10 10
Category: India
Tough
Englizzie
461 plays
17.
  It Wasn't All Bad - A history of British Food    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
British Food has gained a dreadful reputation over the years - some true, some false. Find out more
Tough, 15 Qns, Englizzie, Jul 09 24
Category: History of Food
Tough
Englizzie
Jul 09 24
889 plays
18.
  Will the Real Robin Hood Please Stand Up?   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's a quiz on the myths and legends of Robin Hood: heroic heroes, and villainous villains.
Tough, 10 Qns, Englizzie, May 17 10
Tough
Englizzie
1040 plays
19.
  New York in the Gilded Age - 1865-1901    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
There are 8 Million Stories in the Naked City, etc.
Tough, 10 Qns, Englizzie, Oct 02 09
Tough
Englizzie
594 plays
20.
  A Personal History of British Motoring   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
After 43 years of international motoring, illness has forced me to give up driving. As a result, I present a very personal, overly romantic, and incomplete history of the English Sporting and Touring Car. Pinches of salt should be taken.
Tough, 10 Qns, Englizzie, Sep 14 09
Category: Social History
Tough
Englizzie
295 plays
21.
  The Genesis of the Whig Party    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
And the assorted butterflies that appeared in British politics as the Whigs metamorphosed into the Liberal Democrats.
Average, 15 Qns, Englizzie, May 31 10
Category: U.K. Government
Average
Englizzie
191 plays
22.
  From the Old Vic to London's South Bank.   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
The origins of the National Theatre of Great Britain and its difficult path to a permanent home on London's South Bank.
Tough, 15 Qns, Englizzie, Sep 25 19
Category: Theatre History
Tough
Englizzie
Sep 25 19
506 plays
23.
  The Lost Generation in Paris   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
After World War I many American writers moved to Paris. They were known as "The Lost Generation".
Average, 10 Qns, Englizzie, Feb 07 14
Average
Englizzie
761 plays
24.
  I Smell a Rat    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A brief history of Britain's great unwashed and the accompanying scourges.
Average, 10 Qns, Englizzie, Sep 26 11
Category: Social History
Average
Englizzie
757 plays
25.
  A Victorian Cockney Panorama    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Life as seen an' 'eard by Mrs Clara Ramsbottom, widder, of Bow, wif six 'ungry brats, 'er Jack lately havin' died o' tropical fever aboard Royal Navy Frigate HMS Conway.
Tough, 10 Qns, Englizzie, Oct 11 09
Category: 1800s UK History
Tough
Englizzie
418 plays
26.
  Harlem in Montmartre: The French Jazz Age    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Post WWI Paris opened its arms to African American musicians, artists and writers. They flocked to France to escape segregation and bigotry at home. A new word was spawned for this phenomenon: 'Négrophilie'. Follow me for a look at Le Jazz hot et al.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Englizzie, Oct 01 10
Category: French
Difficult
Englizzie
346 plays