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MotherGoose has been a FunTrivia author since May 03 02 and has written 166 quizzes. MotherGoose strongly focuses on quizzes in the fields of Literature, Sci / Tech, and General Knowledge, and has won 9 Editor's Choice awards on submitted quizzes.

  • is a member of the FunTrivia Editing staff, and is tasked with editing, reviewing, and maintaining FunTrivia quiz submissions.
  • has earned 14,595 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • has adopted / renovated 8 quizzes that required editing work to date.
  • last seen online Jan 30 23, and most recent quiz went online Dec 24 22.

Hobbies: Trivia (naturally), scrapbooking and cardmaking, collecting thimbles.
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by MotherGoose
1.
  Basic Forensic Science 2 editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
A life of crime was a lot easier before the development of forensic science! No matter how clever they are, criminals always leave some evidence at the scene of a crime.
Difficult, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Jul 25 20
Difficult
MotherGoose
Jul 25 20
25226 plays
2.
  Basic Forensic Science 1 editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
Judging by the popularity of forensic detective programs and books, society has a fascination with death and crime. I took some university courses in forensics for interest, not for employment. This quiz is based on what I learned in those courses.
Difficult, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Jul 25 20
Difficult
MotherGoose
Jul 25 20
23498 plays
3.
  Aussie Tucker editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
That's Australian cuisine to those of you who weren't sure what 'tucker' meant.
Average, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, May 18 08
Category: Australian Foods
Average
MotherGoose
12900 plays
4.
  Negative Reviews of Literary Classics editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Each of these ten classic novels has received negative, sometimes scathing, reviews by both literary critics and other authors. Can you identify them from the quotes and clues provided?
Easier, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Jul 28 22
Category: Hit or Miss
Easier
MotherGoose
Jul 28 22
1068 plays
5.
  Murder by Poison editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Murder by poison was Agatha Christie's favourite theme. How much do you know about poisons, as used by Agatha Christie in her many works?
Tough, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Oct 13 20
Category: Thematic Christie
Tough
MotherGoose
Oct 13 20
6175 plays
6.
  Medicine and Mythology editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A substantial number of medical terms are derived from the names of ancient Greek and Roman deities and other characters from their mythologies. The following questions demonstrate the links between medicine and mythology.
Tough, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Feb 09 11
Tough
MotherGoose
11377 plays
7.
  Famous and Infamous Patients editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
It is often the case that historical events are influenced by the state of health of the famous character in question. The source of information for this quiz is a series of books by Dr James Leavesley, a medical historian.
Tough, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Dec 02 03
Category: Other People
Tough
MotherGoose
9016 plays
8.
  MotherGoose's "Mother Goose" Quiz editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Most of the information for this quiz came from the Mother Goose Society website. This society was founded in 1987 to promote the tradition of Mother Goose rhymes and tales. (Note: this quiz is not for children).
Tough, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Aug 18 21
Tough
MotherGoose
Aug 18 21
6486 plays
9.
  Me, Myself and I - First Person Narratives editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is a literary technique in which the plot is narrated by one (or more) characters who refers to himself or herself in the first person; that is, using the personal pronouns me, myself, mine or I.
Average, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Sep 01 19
Average
MotherGoose
Sep 01 19
4995 plays
10.
  Classic Rock Album Covers popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Some easy questions about classic rock albums (what's an album?). (Adopted quiz from dwmw, revised by MotherGoose)
Average, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Oct 20 22
Category: Album Covers
Average
MotherGoose
Oct 20 22
294 plays
11.
  Vocabulary: Living in "Sin" - 10 questions - 4 mins
The following questions all involve words beginning with "sin". (Original quiz by ravenskye, adopted by MotherGoose).
Average, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Nov 17 22
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11
Category: Starting With ...
Average
MotherGoose
Nov 17 22
1229 plays
12.
  A Christie for Christmas best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
It might be the season for peace on earth and goodwill towards men but sometimes there's nothing better than a good murder mystery for Christmas.
Easier, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Jan 01 23
Category: Thematic Christie
Easier
MotherGoose
Jan 01 23
434 plays
13.
  Are You Squidding Me? top quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
Here are a few questions about squid. (Quiz adopted by MotherGoose)
Average, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Oct 31 22
Category: Mollusks
Average
MotherGoose
Oct 31 22
173 plays
14.
  Cryptic Christmas Crossword Clues great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Each question is in the form of a cryptic crossword puzzle-style clue. All you have to do is give me the answers. Original author was Shadowsil; adopted by MotherGoose.
Easier, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Jan 01 23
Easier
MotherGoose
Jan 01 23
273 plays
15.
  Agatha Christie: An Autobiography great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The information for this quiz is sourced from "Agatha Christie: An Autobiography", which Christie began to write in 1950 and finished 15 years later, when she was 75 years old.
Average, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Oct 27 22
Category: Writers and Places
Average
MotherGoose
Oct 27 22
134 plays
16.
Whether big or small, wild or domestic, all members of the feline family have "cattitude". Match each cat to its description.
Easier, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Nov 05 22
Category: Cats
Easier
MotherGoose
Nov 05 22
500 plays
17.
  Opposite Gender Pseudonyms best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Sometimes female authors adopt male pen-names, and vice versa. Can you match the authors with their opposite gender pseudonyms?
Easier, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Nov 02 22
Easier
MotherGoose
Nov 02 22
187 plays
18.
  Who Said It (2) - Holmes or Poirot? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Assign the following quotes to either Hercule Poirot or Sherlock Holmes.
Average, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Oct 15 22
Average
MotherGoose
Oct 15 22
237 plays
19.
  Who Said It - Holmes or Poirot? top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Assign the following quotes to either Hercule Poirot or Sherlock Holmes.
Average, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Oct 14 22
Average
MotherGoose
Oct 14 22
281 plays
20.
  One, Two, Buckle My Shoe (1940) top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Match the major characters in this Agatha Christie novel with their descriptions. (NO SPOILERS)
Easier, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Nov 26 22
Category: Single Story
Easier
MotherGoose
Nov 26 22
68 plays
21.
  What's My Name #2 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
I will give you the person's real name. You give me his or her better known name. [Original author was sharlou, adopted by MotherGoose].
Average, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Aug 17 22
Average
MotherGoose
Aug 17 22
395 plays
22.
  Christie Quintets 3 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match each quintet of main characters with the correct Agatha Christie novel that they appear in.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Sep 23 22
Very Easy
MotherGoose
Sep 23 22
135 plays
23.
  Medical Terminology for Malingerers best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
No malingerer can get along without some impressive medical terms in his/her vocabulary. Just make sure the boss doesn't know what they really mean!
Average, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Jul 02 17
Average
MotherGoose
Jul 02 17
24450 plays
24.
  Ordeal by Innocence (1958) great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Match the major characters in this Agatha Christie novel with their descriptions. (NO SPOILERS)
Easier, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Sep 22 22
Easier
MotherGoose
Sep 22 22
80 plays
25.
  Medical Maladies of the Rich and Famous best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Can you match the symptoms and famous patients with the disease or disorder?
Average, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Aug 20 21
Category: Diseases
Average
MotherGoose
Aug 20 21
12953 plays
26.
  Mixed Bag: World History in Ten Objects World History in Ten Objects best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Comprising ten historical objects from ten countries, this quiz was inspired by the project "A History of the World in 100 Objects", a joint venture of the British Museum and BBC Radio 4.
Easier, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Jan 02 20
Category: Mixed Bag
Easier
MotherGoose
Jan 02 20
2198 plays
27.
  Medical Meanings: Names of Diseases best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Have you ever wondered "Why did they call it THAT?"? Here's your chance to find out about the meanings behind the names of some common diseases.
Tough, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Jan 15 05
Tough
MotherGoose
17060 plays
28.
  Medical Meanings: Names of Bones best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Have you ever wondered "Why did they call it THAT?"? This quiz explores the meanings behind the names of some of the 206 bones which make up your skeleton.
Average, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Feb 05 07
Category: Skeletal System
Average
MotherGoose
16198 plays
29.
  A Pocket Full of Rye (1953) best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Match the major characters in this Agatha Christie novel with their descriptions. (NO SPOILERS)
Easier, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Aug 24 22
Category: Miss Marple
Easier
MotherGoose
Aug 24 22
133 plays
30.
  Ken's Movie Taglines 2 top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here is the second installment of Ken's Movie Taglines. See if you can match these movies with their advertised taglines.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Jan 09 22
Category: Movie Taglines
Very Easy
MotherGoose
Jan 09 22
382 plays
31.
  Am I a Fish or Not? best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Can you match each of the following "fishy" creatures with their description? Some are fish and some are not - don't be fooled by their names.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Oct 28 22
Recommended for grades: 1,2,3,4,5
Category: Biology for Kids
Very Easy
MotherGoose
Oct 28 22
548 plays
32.
  Medical Terminology for Malingerers 2 best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The further medical misadventures of the master malingerer, Bruce Bludger (by request).
Tough, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Oct 08 17
Tough
MotherGoose
Oct 08 17
13819 plays
33.
  Debut Novels of Famous Authors best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match the titles of debut novels with their author, some of which gained their authors instant fame.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Dec 16 21
Category: Hit or Miss
Very Easy
MotherGoose
Dec 16 21
402 plays
34.
  Not Just an Olympian best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is about Olympic athletes who were famous for their expertise in areas other than their Olympic sport.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Oct 09 21
Category: Olympic Games
Very Easy
MotherGoose
Oct 09 21
365 plays
35.
  Celebrities Down Under great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Can you guess the famous Australian celebrities from the clues provided?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Aug 31 21
Category: Place of Origin
Very Easy
MotherGoose
Aug 31 21
523 plays
36.
  The Odd Animal Out popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
Pick the odd one out of these groups of animals.
Easier, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Dec 17 21
Recommended for grades: 5,6,7
Easier
MotherGoose
Dec 17 21
437 plays
37.
  Forensic Dentistry best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Criminals can lie through their teeth but their teeth rarely lie! How much do you know about teeth and forensic dentistry?
Average, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Dec 14 18
Average
MotherGoose
Dec 14 18
8743 plays
38.
  Basic Medical Terminology - T (Part 1) top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match the following medical words, word parts or abbreviations to their meaning.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Mar 06 20
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Very Easy
MotherGoose
Mar 06 20
771 plays
39.
  The Body in the Library (1942) best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Match the major characters in this Agatha Christie novel with their descriptions. (NO SPOILERS)
Easier, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Jan 13 22
Category: Miss Marple
Easier
MotherGoose
Jan 13 22
155 plays
40.
  Basic Forensic Science 3 best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Forensic science involves the application of scientific principles and methods to assist the administration of justice.
Difficult, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Jul 25 20
Difficult
MotherGoose
Jul 25 20
9308 plays
41.
  The (Agatha Christie) Plot Thickens 3 best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Match the Agatha Christie title to its plot description. Hopefully you won't lose the plot. No spoilers.
Average, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Aug 22 22
Category: Thematic Christie
Average
MotherGoose
Aug 22 22
129 plays
42.
  Basic Medical Terminology - N best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match the following medical words, word parts or abbreviations to their meaning.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Aug 24 19
Very Easy
MotherGoose
Aug 24 19
1039 plays
43.
  Basic Medical Terminology - R best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match the following medical words, word parts or abbreviations to their meaning.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Jan 12 20
Very Easy
MotherGoose
Jan 12 20
981 plays
44.
  Agatha Christie's Who's Who 2 best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
More chances to match the Christie character to their description. No spoilers.
Easier, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Jan 03 17
Easier
MotherGoose
Jan 03 17
679 plays
45.
  Word Sandwiches best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Find the filling in the word sandwich - a word which will go with both of the given words. For example: lady-finger-food. Here's a hint - each missing word is a 3-letter body part.
Average, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Mar 04 11
Category: Before and After
Average
MotherGoose
5400 plays
46.
  How Well Do You Know the Bible? - 10 questions - 4 mins
Bible quotations are from the King James Version.
Average, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Mar 07 22
Average
MotherGoose
Mar 07 22
310 plays
47.
  Sherlock Holmes versus Hercule Poirot best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz was inspired by the thread in the Book Corner forum and compares Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's detective, Sherlock Holmes, and Agatha Christie's Hercule Poirot.
Average, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Dec 25 16
Average
MotherGoose
Dec 25 16
4734 plays
48.
  Fingerprints best quiz - 15 questions - 6 mins
Everything you've ever wanted to know about fingerprints!
Difficult, 15 Qns, MotherGoose, Nov 18 20
Difficult
MotherGoose
Nov 18 20
10114 plays
49.
  Basic Medical Terminology - P (Part 1) top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match the following medical words, word parts or abbreviations to their meaning.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Oct 15 19
Very Easy
MotherGoose
Oct 15 19
839 plays
50.
  Mononymity 1 - Known by One Name top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Some people are so famous that we recognise them by just one name. Match the famous name with its owner's birth name.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Aug 03 19
Category: Name Game
Very Easy
MotherGoose
Aug 03 19
783 plays
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