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JJMcGiver has been a FunTrivia author since Sep 18 17 and has written 22 quizzes. JJMcGiver strongly focuses on quizzes in the fields of History, World, and General Knowledge.

  • has earned 231 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.

Bio: Sad Git or Genuis? you decide!
Hobbies: Military History - getting into doing quizzes - I hope you all enjoy them as much as I do!
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by JJMcGiver
1.
  So Long   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Can you match the whos, whys and whats associated with saying "so long" to these British politicians, most of whom retired prematurely from their positions for personal or other reasons.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, May 30 23
Category: U.K. Government
Very Easy
JJMcGiver
May 30 23
529 plays
2.
  Left! No, Right! No, Left!    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
While most countries drive on the right hand side of the road, a significant number drive on the left. Could you avoid an accident and identify five of each? Just for a bit of fun. I hope you enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, Feb 22 19
Category: Road Rules
Easier
JJMcGiver
Feb 22 19
408 plays
3.
  More World War II Equipment - What am I?   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is another quiz based on trying to identify the weapon or equipment I am describing. All of them are from the Second World War era.
Average, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, May 03 24
Average
JJMcGiver
May 03 24
278 plays
4.
  The Royal Navy's Early War (1939-41)   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Royal Navy played a major role in ensuring that Britain withstood the onslaughts of Nazi Germany and her allies. This quiz is about the ups and downs of those key naval actions in the early years, when Britain stood alone. I hope you enjoy!
Tough, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, Apr 26 19
Category: WW2 Maritime
Tough
JJMcGiver
Apr 26 19
210 plays
5.
  European Countries    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I am always interested in learning about other countries and their history. I hope that you are the same and that you find my first quiz of this type interesting.
Easier, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, May 16 19
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
Easier
JJMcGiver
May 16 19
668 plays
6.
  JJ's Mixed Trivia - The Original I    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is all about some mixed bits of trivia that I have learnt over the years - hope you enjoy and remember, it's just a bit of fun!
Average, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, Nov 19 23
Average
JJMcGiver
Nov 19 23
879 plays
7.
  All About Orchestras    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz about all things related to an orchestra including how it is laid out in a concert hall. Note that the questions are based on the view of the person directing the orchestra, who will be facing the musicians.
Easier, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, Aug 23 22
Recommended for grades: 4,5,6,7,8
Category: Music for Kids
Easier
JJMcGiver
Aug 23 22
458 plays
8.
  World War 2 Weapons - What am I?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I am going to give you a description of a piece of military equipment used in World War 2 and all you have to answer the question - what am I? Simples! (I hope you enjoy).
Tough, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, Mar 12 19
Tough
JJMcGiver
Mar 12 19
317 plays
9.
  History of the Black Watch Regiment   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is intended to be a history of the Famous Black Watch Regiment from its original inception to the end of World War I (1715-1918).
Average, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, Feb 18 19
Category: War History
Average
JJMcGiver
Feb 18 19
132 plays
10.
  The Battle for Tarawa 1943    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
As part of my continued education into the War in the Pacific, this is my quiz about the Marine invasion of Betio (Tarawa). Like all my quizzes its probably a tough one, but hope you enjoy it.
Tough, 15 Qns, JJMcGiver, Feb 12 19
Category: Pacific War
Tough
JJMcGiver
Feb 12 19
158 plays
11.
  The Real 'Great Escape'    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is all about the truth behind the 'Great Escape' that was immortalised in the 1963 film of the same name. Whilst I tip my hat to Hollywood for the production of a great film, the real 'Great Escape' was very different. I hope you enjoy this q
Average, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, Apr 30 19
Category: The Great Escape
Average
JJMcGiver
Apr 30 19
214 plays
12.
  The Battle of Santa Cruz October 1942    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
I have trying to improve my knowledge of the Pacific War and have been long infatuated with the early Naval Battles 1942-43. This is hopefully the first of many quizzes ... I hope you enjoy.
Tough, 15 Qns, JJMcGiver, Mar 27 19
Category: Pacific War
Tough
JJMcGiver
Mar 27 19
120 plays
13.
  JJ's Mixed Trivia IV    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Welcome to my fourth trivia quiz. I hope you enjoy this as much as I enjoyed putting it together!
Average, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, Apr 08 19
Average
JJMcGiver
Apr 08 19
287 plays
14.
  JJ's Mixed Trivia II    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Following the positive feedback from my first mixed quiz, I thought I would do another with a promise that more will follow. Here it is! I hope you enjoy!
Tough, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, Mar 28 19
Tough
JJMcGiver
Mar 28 19
345 plays
15.
  The War at Sea -Tipping Point-Dec '41 to Dec '43    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz about the RN at War when it faced it's biggest challenges in the Atlantic and Med from Dec 1941 through to Dec 1943. The war was at a tipping point and the war at sea was critical to overall allied victory.
Tough, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, May 07 19
Category: WW2 Maritime
Tough
JJMcGiver
May 07 19
162 plays
16.
  Hurtgen Forest 1944    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Hurtgen Forest was a series of fierce and bloody battles which took place between September and December 1944. It was the first time that the Allies encountered the much vaunted Siegfried line.
Tough, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, May 04 19
Tough
JJMcGiver
May 04 19
162 plays
17.
  Allied Amphibious Operations 1939-1945    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about the Allied Amphibious Landings, raids and assaults that took place in the European Theatre during World War 2. There are more than you think and I really hope to push your knowledge to the limit. Enjoy. Feedback is always welcomed!
Tough, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, Sep 20 17
Category: European War
Tough
JJMcGiver
231 plays
18.
  March, March, Dabrowski    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about General Jan Henryk Dabrowski, a great Polish patriot whose story is told within his Nation's Anthem. Hope you enjoy some history.
Average, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, Mar 01 19
Category: People C-D
Average
JJMcGiver
Mar 01 19
110 plays
19.
  An overview of British 1st Airborne at Arnhem    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is to provide an insight into Operation Market Garden and specifically the fate of 1st British Airborne Division at Arnhem. I hope you enjoy.
Tough, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, Mar 27 19
Category: Battle of Arnhem
Tough
JJMcGiver
Mar 27 19
150 plays
20.
  Battle of the Scheldt (Clearing Walcheren and Beve    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about the operations associated with the clearing of the Scheldt Estuary in late 1944 thereby allowing the use of the Deep Water Port of Antwerp for the supply of Allied Armies as they build to cross the Rhine into Germany.
Tough, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, Mar 27 19
Category: European War
Tough
JJMcGiver
Mar 27 19
134 plays
21.
  JJ's Mixed Trivia III    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is my third Mixed Trivia Quiz. I hope you enjoy.
Tough, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, Apr 11 19
Tough
JJMcGiver
Apr 11 19
244 plays
22.
  Modern Submarines    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is intended to test your knowledge of the world of modern submarines from around the world. This is my first attempt at a quiz on Funtrivia. Enjoy, and please let me know what you think.
Tough, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, Nov 16 18
Category: Naval Forces
Tough
JJMcGiver
Nov 16 18
200 plays