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LadyNym has been a FunTrivia author since Jun 23 15 and has written 361 quizzes. LadyNym writes for many different categories, but is most active in Geography, General Knowledge, and Humanities, and has won 26 Editor's Choice awards on submitted quizzes.

  • has earned 11,911 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • has adopted / renovated 51 quizzes that required editing work to date.
  • last seen online May 26 24, and most recent quiz went online May 18 24.

Bio: Semi-retired foreign language teacher, art and geography buff. Originally from a certain boot-shaped country, but a resident of the good ole US of A since November 2008.
Hobbies: Reading, music, cooking, crafts, art, traveling, languages
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by LadyNym
1.
Colours Photo Quizzes: Through RoseColoured Glasses
  Through Rose-Coloured Glasses editor best quiz   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Associated with romance and optimism, pink occurs in many lovely shades in a wide variety of natural and cultural contexts. I hope you will be feeling in the pink when you take this quiz!
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Jan 18 24
Average
LadyNym
Jan 18 24
658 plays
2.
Art By Subject: A Study in Blue
  A Study in Blue editor best quiz   best quiz  
Photo Match
 12 Qns
Feast your eyes on some stunning masterpieces of art in which the colour blue plays a major role, and match them with the artist who created them.
Average, 12 Qns, LadyNym, Feb 06 24
Category: Art By Subject
Average
LadyNym
Feb 06 24
215 plays
3.
  Cultivated Words for the Lexically Clever editor best quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Unusual Words Beginning With C
All the words in this quiz begin with the letter C, and are a bit on the unusual side - though not overly obscure. How many of them are you familiar with?
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Aug 13 23
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Average
LadyNym
Aug 13 23
532 plays
4.
Specific Topic Animal Trivia: Animal Camouflage
  Animal Camouflage editor best quiz   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Camouflage - an animal's ability to hide from predator and prey - is one of the most widespread and varied animal adaptations. How much do you know about this "art of concealment" and related strategies?
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyNym, May 02 23
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Easier
LadyNym
May 02 23
904 plays
5.
20th Century Art: From Nouveau to Deco Three Amazing Decades of Art The social and political turmoil of the first 30 years of the 20th century did not prevent the flourishing of artistic movements such as Art Nouveau and Art Deco, which left their mark on those troubled times.
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Sep 03 21
Category: 20th Century Art
Easier
LadyNym
Sep 03 21
1513 plays
6.
Bodies of Water Photo Quizzes: A Widening Gulf
  A Widening Gulf editor best quiz   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
The word "gulf" here is meant to be taken literally! This quiz will take you on a whirlwind trip through some of these remarkable bodies of water.
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Mar 07 23
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Easier
LadyNym
Mar 07 23
258 plays
7.
  Who Dares Wins editor best quiz   best quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Heroes of Adventure Fiction
The motto of the British Special Air Service aptly defines many characters of classic adventure fiction. Can you match each character description with the book where he appears?
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Feb 05 23
Easier
LadyNym
Feb 05 23
495 plays
8.
 Mixed France: A French Toast
  A French Toast editor best quiz   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
To celebrate my 200th quiz, let us drink a toast to the beautiful country of France. Amusez-vous bien!
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Oct 15 22
Category: Mixed France
Average
LadyNym
Oct 15 22
1179 plays
9.
Medieval History: An Introduction to Feudalism
  An Introduction to Feudalism editor best quiz   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
The social, economic, political and military system known as feudalism dominated Western Europe for a large part of the Middle Ages. This quiz presents a few basic facts about feudalism and the historical period in which it flourished.
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Feb 11 22
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Category: Medieval History
Easier
LadyNym
Feb 11 22
739 plays
10.
Art Techniques: Pigment of My Imagination
  Pigment of My Imagination editor best quiz   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
The history of the pigments used by famous artists to create their masterpieces is often as fascinating as the works themselves. By playing this quiz you will be able to learn more about these intriguing materials.
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Jul 10 23
Category: Art Techniques
Average
LadyNym
Jul 10 23
262 plays
11.
 Mixed Italy: Cultura Italiana
  Cultura Italiana editor best quiz   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
I recently returned to Italy after a four-year absence. This quiz is meant to celebrate my long-awaited reconnection with my home country.
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Jan 14 23
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Category: Mixed Italy
Average
LadyNym
Jan 14 23
519 plays
12.
National Symbols: An International Bouquet
  An International Bouquet editor best quiz   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
How familiar are you with the floral emblems of different nations? Here is an international bouquet of flowers - each of which is closely associated with one or more countries - for you to enjoy.
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Feb 14 23
Category: National Symbols
Easier
LadyNym
Feb 14 23
347 plays
13.
Borrowed Words and Phrases: Before Baba Ghanoush There Was the Artichoke
  Before Baba Ghanoush, There Was the Artichoke editor best quiz   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Many of us are familiar with the names of Middle Eastern foods such as kebab, hummus or baba ghanoush. However, a number of everyday English words for food and drink items also come from Arabic or other languages of the Middle East.
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Aug 23 22
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Easier
LadyNym
Aug 23 22
486 plays
14.
Thematic Nature: Sea of Joy
  Sea of Joy editor best quiz   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
With a title inspired by a Blind Faith song, this quiz will take you on a voyage through some intriguing, sea-related facts.
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Sep 24 22
Category: Thematic Nature
Average
LadyNym
Sep 24 22
314 plays
15.
  Dancing in the Dark editor best quiz   best quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Identifying Poetic Devices
The title of this quiz is just one example of the many devices employed in writing poetry. Test your knowledge of these devices, whose use is not limited to a literary context!
Tough, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Mar 09 23
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Category: Poetry Terminology
Tough
LadyNym
Mar 09 23
178 plays
16.
Art By Subject: Vitruvian Man
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Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Inspired by Leonardo da Vinci's iconic Vitruvian Man, this quiz deals with some of the different ways in which the male figure has been depicted throughout the ages. A word of caution: many of the works of art in this quiz show full-frontal male nudity.
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Feb 09 23
Category: Art By Subject
Average
LadyNym
Feb 09 23
502 plays
17.
  House of the Rising Sun editor best quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"House of the Rising Sun" is a well-known folk song about a life gone wrong - a recurring motif in various forms of entertainment. Gambling, substance abuse, prostitution, murder... You'll find them all in this quiz!
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyNym, May 18 24
Easier
LadyNym
May 18 24
1708 plays
18.
  Every Guitarist Knows "Smoke on the Water" editor best quiz   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
For the first task of Leg #3 of the Amazing Race, What a Team bring you some famous rock songs that - just like Deep Purple's "Smoke on the Water" - feature great guitar riffs. Turn it up to 11!
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Oct 31 21
Category: Rock and Roll
Average
LadyNym
Oct 31 21
1251 plays
19.
  A Tour of Italian Regions editor best quiz   top quiz  
Label Quiz
 20 Qns
Learn about Italy's twenty regions through this labeling quiz with a bit of a foodie twist!
Easier, 20 Qns, LadyNym, Feb 17 22
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Category: Italy
Easier
LadyNym
Feb 17 22
191 plays
20.
  Ships Ahoy! editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Indeed, you will see lots of ships (at least virtual ones) in this quiz, dedicated to Old World cities that have been important ports for hundreds, or even thousands of years.
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Nov 05 20
Average
LadyNym
Nov 05 20
601 plays
21.
  Rome Wasn't Built in a Day editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
As a homage to my beloved hometown, let's take a trip through the ages as represented by various landmarks in Rome - some quite famous, others less so.
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Nov 10 17
Category: Rome
Average
LadyNym
Nov 10 17
731 plays
22.
  The Band Was Banned editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In 1985, a group of well-connected ladies undertook the ambitious task of helping parents control their children's exposure to music with objectionable content. So was the notorious Parents' Music Resource Center born.
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Dec 10 22
Average
LadyNym
Dec 10 22
561 plays
23.
  The Etymology of Weather editor best quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Many weather words used in English have fascinating origins, which you will be able to explore through this matching quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Jun 07 22
Category: Related Words
Average
LadyNym
Jun 07 22
326 plays
24.
  This Little Piggy editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Pigs and their close relatives, wild boars, often appear in works of literature - not always as cute and cuddly creatures. This quiz will explore a few porcine appearances, including some lesser-known ones.
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Nov 12 21
Category: Animal Themes
Average
LadyNym
Nov 12 21
328 plays
25.
  The Neverending Story editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Epic poetry is often synonymous with length, and indeed many examples of this genre may feel like they have no end. However, these timeless works will reward a reader's patience.
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, May 30 20
Category: Poetic Genres
Average
LadyNym
May 30 20
318 plays
26.
  How You Get the Girl editor best quiz   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
People like a good romance. Here's a quiz about some famous literary couples, and how they got together. Spoilers ahead!
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Feb 26 22
Category: Romantic Fiction
Average
LadyNym
Feb 26 22
1125 plays
27.
  Flying the Red, White and Blue... Words!   great trivia quiz  
Classification Quiz
 15 Qns
All the listed words are part of compound words that begin with RED, WHITE, or BLUE. Can you figure out which of them goes with which?
Easier, 15 Qns, LadyNym, Feb 16 24
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Category: Starting With ...
Easier
LadyNym
Feb 16 24
760 plays
28.
Italian Literature: An Introduction to Italian Poetry
  An Introduction to Italian Poetry   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
With only a few notable exceptions, Italy's literary output is not very well known outside the country. This quiz, focused on Italian poetry from the Middle Ages to the mid-20th century, aims to fill this gap.
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Nov 28 23
Category: Italian Literature
Average
LadyNym
Nov 28 23
58 plays
29.
Hounds: Spectacular Sighthounds
  Spectacular Sighthounds   great trivia quiz  
Collection Quiz
 10 Qns
Elegant and built for speed, sighthounds have been used for hunting and companionship for thousands of years. How many sighthound breeds can you identify from this list?
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Apr 03 24
Category: Hounds
Average
LadyNym
Apr 03 24
314 plays
30.
  What's Love Got to Do With It   best quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Unhappy marriages, adulterous relationships, dysfunctional families... Way before the advent of gossip magazines, classic literature had it all. Here's a few examples of these topics for you to explore. Some spoilers ahead!
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Nov 20 23
Easier
LadyNym
Nov 20 23
269 plays
31.
  Minority Report   best quiz  
Label Quiz
 12 Qns
Minority Languages of Europe
Europe is home to a substantial number of minority and regional languages - some of them, sadly, on the brink of extinction. This quiz will focus on twelve of them.
Easier, 12 Qns, LadyNym, Nov 18 23
Category: Languages
Easier
LadyNym
Nov 18 23
288 plays
32.
  Under Lock and Key   popular trivia quiz  
Collection Quiz
 10 Qns
Landlocked or Not?
Nearly one-fifth of the world's sovereign nations have no direct access to the sea. Some have never had one, while others have lost their coastline to political changes. Can you pick out the landlocked countries from the ones with a coastline?
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Nov 08 23
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Average
LadyNym
Nov 08 23
497 plays
33.
International Cuisine: Did They Really Name It After Me
  Did They Really Name It After Me?   top quiz  
Photo Match
 10 Qns
Foods Named After European Cities
Many of the foods we enjoy are named after some place in the world. This quiz is dedicated to some popular foodstuffs whose names come from European cities.
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Nov 09 23
Easier
LadyNym
Nov 09 23
465 plays
34.
Thematic Nature: Woods
  Woods   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Are you ready for a walk in the woods? This quiz is dedicated to woods in nature and culture.
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Nov 13 23
Category: Thematic Nature
Average
LadyNym
Nov 13 23
221 plays
35.
  An Almost Warless Timeline of the 1940s   best quiz  
Ordering Quiz
 10 Qns
The first half of the 1940s was indelibly marked by the turmoil and bloodshed of WWII. However, this quiz will concentrate on some events not directly related to the war that also happened during that momentous decade.
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Apr 09 24
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Category: 1940s History
Easier
LadyNym
Apr 09 24
275 plays
36.
  Tiramisu!   popular trivia quiz  
Fun Fill-It
 20 Qns
If you have ever wanted to try your hand at making tiramisu, this quiz will provide you with some basic guidelines, and also a bit of history on one of the world's favourite desserts.
Easier, 20 Qns, LadyNym, Nov 14 23
Category: Desserts
Easier
LadyNym
Nov 14 23
239 plays
37.
Common Locations: The Timeless Appeal of Italian Locations
  The Timeless Appeal of Italian Locations   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
This quiz is dedicated to a small selection of the many international movies that have made use of Italy's beautiful landscapes and rich cultural heritage. Spoilers have been kept to a minimum.
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Dec 10 23
Category: Common Locations
Average
LadyNym
Dec 10 23
274 plays
38.
  Arabic Spoken Here   great trivia quiz  
Collection Quiz
 10 Qns
One of the world's top languages for number of speakers (native or otherwise), Arabic has official language status in many of the world's sovereign countries. Can you pick them out from this list?
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Dec 03 23
Category: Arabic
Average
LadyNym
Dec 03 23
237 plays
39.
European Food Mix: Danish Cuisine More Than Just Pastries
  Danish Cuisine: More Than Just Pastries   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
While Denmark is justly renowned for its pork and dairy products, Danish cuisine seems to have a lower profile than the cuisines of other European countries. An excellent reason to write a quiz about it!
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Jan 27 24
Category: European Food Mix
Easier
LadyNym
Jan 27 24
331 plays
40.
  Saudi Arabia for Beginners   top quiz  
Fun Fill-It
 20 Qns
In recent years, Saudi Arabia has become one of the world's largest economies, whose status and worldwide influence are growing. This quiz aims to provide a simple introduction to some of this large country's main geographical features.
Very Easy, 20 Qns, LadyNym, Feb 12 24
Category: Saudi Arabia
Very Easy
LadyNym
Feb 12 24
98 plays
41.
  Plant or Animal?   top quiz  
Classification Quiz
 13 Qns
In a twist on the old "animal, vegetable or mineral?" game, all the items that appear in this quiz contain the name of a plant (or plant part) or an animal. Can you figure out which ones are plants, which ones are animals, and which ones are neither?
Average, 13 Qns, LadyNym, Jan 12 24
Average
LadyNym
Jan 12 24
808 plays
42.
  Hard As Nails    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Do not be daunted by the title of this quiz, which requires you to match words or phrases beginning with "hard" with their definitions. It's not as bad as it sounds!
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Jan 14 24
Category: Starting With ...
Average
LadyNym
Jan 14 24
405 plays
43.
  Wonderful World Heritage Sites of India   best quiz  
Collection Quiz
 10 Qns
India boasts one of the highest numbers of sites inscribed in the prestigious UNESCO World Heritage List. Ten of them are hiding there among other famous Asian sites. Can you pick them out?
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Jan 29 24
Easier
LadyNym
Jan 29 24
171 plays
44.
Great Rock Guitar Solos
Inspired by a line in Dire Straits' "Sultans of Swing", here is a quiz dedicated to ten of the greatest guitar solos in classic rock and the guitarists behind them. Can you match the guitarist (or guitarists) with the song in which the solo appears?
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Feb 14 24
Category: Guitarists
Easier
LadyNym
Feb 14 24
422 plays
45.
  Hot or Not?   best quiz  
Collection Quiz
 10 Qns
There are over 1,300 potentially active volcanoes in the world. However, not all the mountains listed in this quiz are volcanoes. Can you pick the "hot" ones out?
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Feb 18 24
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Category: Volcanoes
Easier
LadyNym
Feb 18 24
354 plays
46.
The vast continent of Asia is home to a equally vast number of animal species - sadly many of them threatened with extinction. All the mammals featured in this quiz are classified by IUCN as Critically Endangered.
Average, 12 Qns, LadyNym, Feb 22 24
Category: Asia
Average
LadyNym
Feb 22 24
142 plays
47.
Art By Subject: A White Dove
  A White Dove   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
A powerful cultural and religious symbol, associated with love, peace and spirituality, the dove is featured in many works of art from different historical periods. Here are a few significant artistic appearances of this lovely bird for you to enjoy.
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Feb 27 24
Category: Art By Subject
Easier
LadyNym
Feb 27 24
321 plays
48.
  You Make the Earth Shake   great trivia quiz  
Ordering Quiz
 10 Qns
Some of the Heaviest Land Mammals
Even if these large land mammals may look tiny if compared to dinosaurs or whales, their size and weight are still quite respectable! Can you order them from heaviest to lightest?
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Mar 02 24
Category: Wild Mammals
Average
LadyNym
Mar 02 24
706 plays
49.
  So You Want to Learn Italian?    
Fun Fill-It
 20 Qns
This quiz will provide you with a quick and (hopefully) easy guide to some basic Italian words that are essential in everyday communication. Buon divertimento (have fun)!
Average, 20 Qns, LadyNym, Mar 02 24
Category: Italian
Average
LadyNym
Mar 02 24
128 plays
50.
 World Flags: The Flora of Flags
  The Flora of Flags   best quiz  
Photo Match
 12 Qns
In this botanically-themed quiz, you have to match plants, trees or flowers with the flags of sovereign countries or territories on which they appear.
Average, 12 Qns, LadyNym, Mar 08 24
Category: World Flags
Average
LadyNym
Mar 08 24
101 plays
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