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MariaVerde has been a FunTrivia author since Apr 09 06 and has written 14 quizzes. MariaVerde writes for many different categories, but is most active in Sports, World, and General Knowledge.

  • has earned 301 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • last seen online Mar 02 24, and most recent quiz went online Feb 13 24.

Hobbies: Knitting,baseball, reading, movies, writing, baking...too many for my own good, really
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by MariaVerde
1.
  Is There a Doctor in the Cast?    
Match Quiz
 13 Qns
The Doctor is a career-defining role, but not the only role these actors had. Can you match the doctor to his or her other performance?
Difficult, 13 Qns, MariaVerde, Feb 13 24
Difficult
MariaVerde
Feb 13 24
76 plays
2.
  I Have a Friend Across the Bridge    
Classification Quiz
 10 Qns
Municipalities in the Philadelphia Area
The Philadelphia area is a tristate area with communities in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware. Several bridges connect New Jersey to the other two states.
Average, 10 Qns, MariaVerde, Feb 18 24
Category: USA - Cities
Average
MariaVerde
Feb 18 24
237 plays
3.
  It's a Boy, Mr. and Mrs. 1970s!   popular trivia quiz  
Ordering Quiz
 10 Qns
The 1970s brought us disco, Pet Rocks, and these ten boys' names. Can you put the top 10 boys' names of the 1970s in the proper order? Rankings are according to the Social Security Administration, ssa.gov.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, MariaVerde, Nov 10 22
Category: Male Names
Very Easy
MariaVerde
Nov 10 22
2227 plays
4.
  Which Phillies Championship Team    
Classification Quiz
 10 Qns
The Phillies were the last of the original 16 MLB franchises to win a World Series, in 1980. 28 years later they won their second title. Can you match the player to the year they were champion?
Easier, 10 Qns, MariaVerde, Aug 25 23
Easier
MariaVerde
Aug 25 23
180 plays
5.
  Not Just Their Deaths But Also Their Lives    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I'd like to remember 10 people who died during the pandemic. Some were famous, others familiar but all were more than just their cause of death.
Average, 10 Qns, MariaVerde, Jul 06 23
Average
MariaVerde
Jul 06 23
496 plays
6.
  15 Amendments You May Not Know    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
How well do you know the Amendments to the US Constitution? Not the first or fifteenth or twenty-first - the less well known Amendments where you probably know they're in the Constitution but not sure *where*.
Average, 15 Qns, MariaVerde, Sep 27 23
Average
MariaVerde
Sep 27 23
126 plays
7.
  Remember the Tartans!    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
I am a proud Tartan, a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University. Can you match these fellow alumni of my alma mater (all more accomplished than I am) to their graduation year and degree?
Average, 10 Qns, MariaVerde, Sep 07 23
Category: US Colleges
Average
MariaVerde
Sep 07 23
102 plays
8.
  Do You Know These Minor Jane Austen Characters?    
Classification Quiz
 18 Qns
How well do you know Jane Austen's minor characters? Match the following characters to the books in which they appear.
Average, 18 Qns, MariaVerde, May 15 23
Category: Austen, Jane
Average
MariaVerde
May 15 23
269 plays
9.
  It's a Girl, Mr. and Mrs. 1970s    
Ordering Quiz
 10 Qns
The 1970s: a time of disco, bell bottoms, and both day-glo and earth tones. Can you put the 10 most popular American girls' names of 1972 in order starting with the most popular? Rankings are according to the Social Security Administration, ssa.gov.
Average, 10 Qns, MariaVerde, Oct 13 22
Category: Female Names
Average
MariaVerde
Oct 13 22
959 plays
10.
  I'd Like to Meet a Detective    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Meet some of my favorite fictional detectives. All were created by women authors after 1975 and fall into several sub-genres.
Average, 10 Qns, MariaVerde, Feb 26 23
Average
MariaVerde
Feb 26 23
260 plays
11.
  Taming the Demon Under the Microscope    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"The Demon Under the Microscope" by Thomas Hager chronicles the development of sulfa drugs in the years between the World Wars. These predecessors to antibiotics were the first widely effective antimicrobials.
Easier, 10 Qns, MariaVerde, Apr 20 22
Easier
MariaVerde
Apr 20 22
469 plays
12.
  Welcome to Abbot Elementary    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"Abbot Elementary" is a workplace comedy set in a struggling school in West Philadelphia. How much do you know about the characters?
Average, 10 Qns, MariaVerde, Nov 30 22
Category: A
Average
MariaVerde
Nov 30 22
303 plays
13.
  Twice a Phillie    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Players come and go, and sometimes they come back. This quiz will ask you about 10 players who were on the Phillies' Major League roster more than once since 1970.
Average, 10 Qns, mariaverde, Apr 09 06
Average
mariaverde
992 plays
14.
  Cue the Marionette Music    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Alfred Hitchcock directed some of my favorite movies, and part of the fun in watching a Hitchcock movie is looking for his cameo appearance. How well were you watching? Warning - there are spoilers in the answers section.
Average, 10 Qns, MariaVerde, Sep 21 21
Category: Hitchcock Cameos
Average
MariaVerde
Sep 21 21
201 plays