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FussBudget has been a FunTrivia author since Mar 05 03 and has written 117 quizzes. FussBudget strongly focuses on quizzes in the fields of Music, Brain Teasers, and Sports, and has won 4 Editor's Choice awards on submitted quizzes.

  • has earned 16,331 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • last seen online Apr 12 24, and most recent quiz went online Jan 19 24.

Bio: Hello. I am from just north of Brisbane, Australia. I wrote this intro on Christmas Day 2004 during a thunderstorm...that's typical summer weather in Northern Australia for you. I have a wife and two grown children, and four cats. My quizzes specialise in Music, mainly 60s, 70s and lyrics. I am the original author of both the "Anatomy of a Song" series and the word quizzes entitled "The Dropped Letter is the Answer".
Hobbies: Parody writing, Trivia, Football (Association), Geocaching, Golf, Railways and Rail Photography.
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by FussBudget
1.
  Anatomy of a Song: "American Pie" editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
Just how much do you know about Don McLean's classic "American Pie"? Pit yourself against 25 questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #17 in the 'Anatomy' series.
Average, 25 Qns, FussBudget, Nov 26 22
Category: McLean, Don
Average
FussBudget
Nov 26 22
14964 plays
2.
  Anatomy of a Song: "Puff The Magic Dragon" editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just how much do you know about Peter, Paul & Mary's classic "Puff The Magic Dragon"? Pit yourself against ten questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #34 in the 'Anatomy' series.
Average, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Nov 22 18
Category: Peter, Paul & Mary
Average
FussBudget
Nov 22 18
9696 plays
3.
  Famous Queenslanders editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
What defines a Queenslander? Their rivalry with other states, particularly New South Wales? Their insistence on rhyming the State colour 'Maroon' with the word bone? Read on...
Average, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Oct 15 11
Category: Australians
Average
FussBudget
3989 plays
4.
  2006 World Cup: Group Stage editor best quiz    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
The group matches in the 2006 World Cup were very entertaining. An assortment of questions follow to test how much attention you were paying!
Tough, 25 Qns, FussBudget, May 31 07
Category: 2006 Germany
Tough
FussBudget
5500 plays
5.
  Anatomy of a Song: "An Englishman In New York"    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
The Godley & Creme Song
Just how much do you know about Godley & Creme's classic "An Englishman In New York"? Pit yourself against 15 questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #38 in the original 'Anatomy' series. NOTE: The Godley & Creme song, not the Sting song.
Average, 15 Qns, FussBudget, Dec 04 23
Category: G
Average
FussBudget
Dec 04 23
44 plays
6.
  Leeds United - 3 Long Years in the Premiership    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Back in the Promised Land : 2020-21 to 2022-23
After 16 inglorious seasons down in the lower flights, Marcelo Bielsa led Leeds back to the Premier League on the back of a Covid-interrupted yet wonderful 2019-20 Championship winning season. In this quiz we look at the next three tumultuous seasons.
Difficult, 20 Qns, FussBudget, Jan 08 24
Category: Leeds United
Difficult
FussBudget
Jan 08 24
52 plays
7.
  Flight of the Phoenix (1965) - Part 1   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"Flight of the Phoenix" is sometimes referred to as the original disaster movie. A plane crashes in the desert. Is anyone searching for them? Will they have enough water? How can they survive?
Average, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Jan 17 24
Category: Fa - Fm Movies
Average
FussBudget
Jan 17 24
62 plays
8.
  Flight of the Phoenix (1965) - Part 2    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Part 2 of the quiz in which we look at how the survivors have been getting on. They hatch a scheme to rebuild the plane from parts of the wreckage. What could possibly go wrong with that plan? Will they make it to safety or perish?
Average, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Jan 19 24
Category: Fa - Fm Movies
Average
FussBudget
Jan 19 24
38 plays
9.
  The Dropped Letters are the Answer #17    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The answer to each question is a single letter - it is derived from the clue. The answer to the tenth question is a combination of the previous nine answers. IMPORTANT: The answers for questions 1 to 9 are single letters only.
Average, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Oct 20 23
Category: Letter Quizzes
Average
FussBudget
Oct 20 23
603 plays
10.
  For Better or Worse - Australian Prime Ministers    
Collection Quiz
 21 Qns
Put aside your political allegiances and spot the fakes! If you are an Aussie, you may consider some of the correct answers as fakes anyway! The author certainly did! If non-Aussie, some interesting tidbits are contained in the quiz's closing comments
Easier, 21 Qns, FussBudget, Sep 29 23
Recommended for grades: 12
Easier
FussBudget
Sep 29 23
102 plays
11.
Transport in Songs: All Aboard Trains in Song Titles
  All Aboard! Trains in Song Titles   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Get down to the station on time because trains in song are leaving now. This quiz looks at songs which have references to trains and rail travel in their title. All aboard! Mind the gap.
Easier, 15 Qns, FussBudget, Jul 08 23
Category: Transport in Songs
Easier
FussBudget
Jul 08 23
349 plays
12.
  Anatomy of a Song: "Piano Man"   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just how much do you know about Billy Joel's classic "Piano Man"? Pit yourself against 10 questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #4 in the 'Anatomy' series.
Easier, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Jun 10 12
Category: Joel, Billy
Easier
FussBudget
9557 plays
13.
  Anatomy of a Song: "Comfortably Numb"   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just how much do you know about Pink Floyd's classic "Comfortably Numb"? Pit yourself against 10 questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #11 in the 'Anatomy' series.
Easier, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Apr 23 11
Category: Pink Floyd
Easier
FussBudget
9356 plays
14.
  Anatomy of a Song: "Daniel"   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just how much do you know about Elton John's classic "Daniel"? Pit yourself against 10 questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #24 in the 'Anatomy' series.
Easier, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Sep 29 05
Category: John, Elton
Easier
FussBudget
7358 plays
15.
  Anatomy of a Song: "Sounds Of Silence"   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just how much do you know about Simon and Garfunkel's classic "Sounds Of Silence"? Pit yourself against 10 questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #25 in the 'Anatomy' series.
Average, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Feb 10 13
Average
FussBudget
8637 plays
16.
  Anatomy of a Song: "Wreck of Edmund Fitzgerald"   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Just how much do you know about Gordon Lightfoot's classic "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald"? Pit yourself against 15 questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #16 in the 'Anatomy' series.
Average, 15 Qns, FussBudget, May 19 23
Category: Lightfoot, Gordon
Average
FussBudget
May 19 23
5047 plays
17.
  Anatomy of a Song: "Space Oddity"   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just how much do you know about David Bowie's classic "Space Oddity"? Pit yourself against 10 questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #10 in the 'Anatomy' series.
Easier, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Jul 17 21
Category: Bowie, David
Easier
FussBudget
Jul 17 21
5824 plays
18.
  Australian Alphabetics - again   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
Inspired by an excellent Australian Alphabetics quiz already on the site, I would like to compliment that quiz with another one. I hope you find it enjoyable and informative.
Average, 25 Qns, FussBudget, Sep 11 20
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Average
FussBudget
Sep 11 20
8202 plays
19.
  The Dropped Letters are the Answer #12   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The answer to each question is a single letter - it is derived from the clue. The answer to the tenth question is a combination of the previous nine answers. IMPORTANT: The answers for questions 1 to 9 are single letters only.
Easier, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Oct 19 07
Category: Dropped Letters
Easier
FussBudget
9921 plays
20.
  Anatomy of a Song: "Sweet Home Alabama"   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just how much do you know about Lynyrd Skynyrd's immortal "Sweet Home Alabama"? Pit yourself against 10 questions about the song and/or associated facts.
Average, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Feb 27 05
Category: Lynyrd Skynyrd
Average
FussBudget
8090 plays
21.
  Anatomy of a Song: "Maggie May"   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just how much do you know about Rod Stewart's classic "Maggie May"? Pit yourself against ten questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #29 in the 'Anatomy' series.
Easier, 10 Qns, FussBudget, May 28 11
Category: Stewart, Rod
Easier
FussBudget
4855 plays
22.
  The Dropped Letters are the Answer #14   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The answer to each question is a single letter - it is derived from the clue. The answer to the tenth question is a combination of the previous nine answers. IMPORTANT: The answers for questions 1 to 9 are single letters only.
Easier, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Apr 11 18
Category: Dropped Letters
Easier
FussBudget
Apr 11 18
7311 plays
23.
  Beatles' Songs Containing Numbers - Part 1   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
'I've got a feeling' that 'All I've got to do' is submit this quiz and you will 'Act naturally' and not need any 'Help' with the answers! 'Ask me why' and I will simply reply 'Because'. All of the Beatles tracks listed below have numbers in the lyrics.
Tough, 25 Qns, FussBudget, Sep 24 08
Tough
FussBudget
6235 plays
24.
  Anatomy of a Song: "In The Ghetto"   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just how much do you know about Elvis Presley's classic "In The Ghetto"? Pit yourself against 10 questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #15 in the 'Anatomy' series.
Easier, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Feb 18 23
Category: Elvis Songs
Easier
FussBudget
Feb 18 23
5267 plays
25.
  Anatomy of a Song: "Cat's In The Cradle"   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just how much do you know about Harry Chapin's classic "Cat's In The Cradle"? Pit yourself against 10 questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #23 in the 'Anatomy' series.
Average, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Sep 29 17
Category: Chapin, Harry
Average
FussBudget
Sep 29 17
6094 plays
26.
  Finish The 60s and 70s Lyrics   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The songs in this quiz range between the mid 60s to the late 70s. I hope you enjoy the challenge of filling in the missing words!
Average, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Sep 25 05
Category: 1960s and '70s Mix
Average
FussBudget
9962 plays
27.
  Anatomy of a Song: "The Boxer"   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just how much do you know about Simon and Garfunkel's classic "The Boxer"? Pit yourself against 10 questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #2 in the 'Anatomy' series.
Easier, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Jul 09 11
Easier
FussBudget
5807 plays
28.
  The Dropped Letters are the Answer #11   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The answer to each question is a single letter - it is derived from the clue. The answer to the tenth question is a combination of the previous nine answers. IMPORTANT: The answers for questions 1 to 9 are single letters only.
Easier, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Oct 19 07
Category: Dropped Letters
Easier
FussBudget
7328 plays
29.
  Anatomy of a Song: "California Dreamin'"   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just how much do you know about The Mamas and the Papas' classic "California Dreamin'"? Pit yourself against ten questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #36 in the 'Anatomy' series. And quiz #100 for this author!
Average, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Jan 04 17
Category: Mamas and Papas
Average
FussBudget
3095 plays
30.
  Anatomy of a Song: "A Horse With No Name"   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just how much do you know about America's classic "A Horse With No Name"? Pit yourself against 10 questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #14 in the 'Anatomy' series.
Average, 10 Qns, FussBudget, May 13 05
Category: America
Average
FussBudget
5885 plays
31.
  Anatomy of a Song: "Ernie (Fastest Milkman)"   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Just how much do you know about Benny Hill's classic "Ernie (The Fastest Milkman in the West)"? Pit yourself against fifteen questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #33 in the 'Anatomy' series.
Average, 15 Qns, FussBudget, Jul 31 22
Category: Hill, Benny
Average
FussBudget
Jul 31 22
1139 plays
32.
  Anatomy of a Song: "Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves"   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just how much do you know about Cher's classic "Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves"? Pit yourself against 10 questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #22 in the 'Anatomy' series.
Average, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Mar 16 14
Category: Cher
Average
FussBudget
7751 plays
33.
  Anatomy of a Song: "Stairway To Heaven"   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just how much do you know about Led Zeppelin's classic "Stairway To Heaven"? Pit yourself against 10 questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #3 in the 'Anatomy' series.
Average, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Dec 22 06
Category: Zeppelin Lyrics
Average
FussBudget
6060 plays
34.
  Anatomy of a Song: "I Am The Walrus"   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just how much do you know about The Beatles' classic "I Am The Walrus"? Pit yourself against 10 questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #9 in the 'Anatomy' series.
Average, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Sep 24 08
Average
FussBudget
6480 plays
35.
  "If" I Only Had the Rest of This Title    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"If": it's such a sad word. But "if" you know the answers you will be happy. You will only know how much "if" you give it a go.
Average, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Jul 07 23
Average
FussBudget
Jul 07 23
364 plays
36.
  There Are Some Words Missing!    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
The Beatles said "The Word is Love". The missing word(s) might be love, but then again, they may not! Can you fill in the missing lyrics?
Tough, 15 Qns, FussBudget, Aug 21 09
Tough
FussBudget
6158 plays
37.
  The Dropped Letters are the Answer #4   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The answer to each question is a single letter - it is derived from the clue. The answer to the tenth question is a combination of the previous nine answers. IMPORTANT: The answers for questions 1 to 9 are single letters only.
Average, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Mar 07 13
Category: Dropped Letters
Average
FussBudget
8039 plays
38.
  Anatomy of a Song: "Lola"   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just how much do you know about The Kinks' classic "Lola"? Pit yourself against ten questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #34 in the 'Anatomy' series.
Easier, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Jan 09 09
Category: Kinks, The
Easier
FussBudget
2145 plays
39.
  Classic Australian Album Covers   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Classic Aussie album covers! Go on, who from outside the country is game to give this quiz a go?
Average, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Feb 21 09
Average
FussBudget
1056 plays
40.
  Anatomy of a Song: "Sylvia's Mother"   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just how much do you know about Dr Hook & The Medicine Show's classic "Sylvia's Mother"? Pit yourself against 10 questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #20 in the 'Anatomy' series.
Average, 10 Qns, Fussbudget, Nov 10 12
Category: Dr. Hook
Average
Fussbudget
4040 plays
41.
  The Dropped Letters are the Answer #10   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The answer to each question is a single letter - it is derived from the clue. The answer to the tenth question is a combination of the previous nine answers. IMPORTANT: The answers for questions 1 to 9 are single letters only.
Easier, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Oct 06 07
Category: Dropped Letters
Easier
FussBudget
6469 plays
42.
  Football Stadium Disasters   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The game of Association Football (Soccer) is loved and played worldwide. Regrettably, it's popularity has also bred sorrow. This quiz looks at some of the lees desirable occurrences in the game.
Tough, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Aug 18 08
Tough
FussBudget
3455 plays
43.
  Anatomy of a Song: "Werewolves of London"   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Just how much do you know about Warren Zevon's classic "Werewolves of London"? Pit yourself against fifteen questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #30 in the 'Anatomy' series.
Average, 15 Qns, FussBudget, Apr 09 24
Category: Zevon, Warren
Average
FussBudget
Apr 09 24
2454 plays
44.
  Anatomy of a Song: "Down Under"   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just how much do you know about Men At Work's classic "Down Under"? Pit yourself against 10 questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #18 in the 'Anatomy' series.
Average, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Jul 20 05
Category: Men At Work
Average
FussBudget
3346 plays
45.
  Words - Things You Knew You Were Afraid to Ask!   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz deals with unusual and uncommon words, sayings and grammatical meanings in the English language. It deals with things we do every day, and generally, we don't realise we are doing them!
Tough, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Oct 20 19
Tough
FussBudget
Oct 20 19
4169 plays
46.
  The Dropped Letters are the Answer #2   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The answer to each question is a single letter - it is derived from the clue. The answer to the tenth question is a combination of the previous nine answers. IMPORTANT: The answers for questions 1 to 9 are single letters only.
Easier, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Sep 09 12
Category: Dropped Letters
Easier
FussBudget
6469 plays
47.
  The Dropped Letters are the Answer #3   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The answer to each question is a single letter - it is derived from the clue. The answer to the tenth question is a combination of the previous nine answers. IMPORTANT: The answers for questions 1 to 9 are single letters only.
Easier, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Sep 23 07
Category: Dropped Letters
Easier
FussBudget
6585 plays
48.
  Anatomy of a Song: "Sultans of Swing"   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just how much do you know about Dire Straits' classic "Sultans of Swing"? Pit yourself against ten questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #32 in the 'Anatomy' series.
Average, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Apr 11 17
Category: Dire Straits
Average
FussBudget
2545 plays
49.
  "Dexter" 1.6 "Return To Sender"   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Continuing series one. Dexter must find a way to cover up his last kill. He is convinced the evidence will finally see him caught.
Tough, 15 Qns, FussBudget, Jun 05 12
Category: Dexter
Tough
FussBudget
1455 plays
50.
  Anatomy of a Song: "The Weight"   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just how much do you know about The Band's classic "The Weight"? Pit yourself against 10 questions about the song and/or associated facts. Song #12 in the 'Anatomy' series. All quotes in the answers are derived from www.songfacts.com.
Average, 10 Qns, FussBudget, Jun 10 05
Category: Band, The
Average
FussBudget
2827 plays
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