Author Biography: mutchisman

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mutchisman has been a FunTrivia author since Apr 30 06 and has written 117 quizzes. mutchisman writes for many different categories, but is most active in Music, Animals, and Television, and has won 2 Editor's Choice awards on submitted quizzes.

  • has earned 11,663 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.

Bio: When you're down beside the lake you're bound to hear someone say "Careful now, that swan could break your arm".
Hobbies: Keeping two chevrons apart, collecting Dukla Prague away kits and irking the purists.
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by mutchisman
1.
Joe "I'm Just Looking for Clues at the Scene of the Crime" Walsh left music to join MUSIC - Murders Unsolved Special Investigation Corps. Ten of his most famous cases; could you have solved them?
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Nov 15 18
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Mutchisman
Nov 15 18
26873 plays
2.
  A Musical Cricket Match editor best quiz best quiz - 15 questions - 5 mins
International music stars (some from beyond the grave) have gathered to participate in a celebrity cricket match. Can you guess who is playing and what is happening from the clues I give? All chart references etc are UK based, Have fun.
Average, 15 Qns, Mutchisman, Apr 07 13
Category: Sports in Songs
Average
Mutchisman
3445 plays
3.
  The Legends of King Arthur best quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
Nobody knows for certain whether King Arthur really existed but there are are some great stories about him and his court. How much do you know?
Easier, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Dec 29 08
Easier
Mutchisman
3789 plays
4.
  Animals in British Place Names top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Ten British places that have the name of a type of animal included in their name. You choose the correct answers from my lists.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, May 25 15
Category: United Kingdom
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Mutchisman
6223 plays
5.
  Named After English Counties top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
From Cornish Pasties to Cumberland Sausages, many items are named after English counties. Ten questions, not all about food, have fun.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Jun 10 09
Category: Mixed England
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Mutchisman
5629 plays
6.
  British Birds - Famous Namesakes best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
All of these British birds have a human namesake. I'll give a brief description of a bird and a cryptic clue of their famous counterpart (some may be fictitious), you choose the correct bird.
Easier, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Jun 29 17
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Category: Wild Birds UK
Easier
Mutchisman
Jun 29 17
6411 plays
7.
  Mutchisman's Muddled Music Mixture best quiz - 15 questions - 5 mins
Many thanks to all FunTrivia players who attempt my quizzes, especially the more obscure music ones. As this will be my fiftieth quiz I've decided I need "A Little Help from My Friends"! Have fun.
Average, 15 Qns, Mutchisman, Sep 03 11
Category: Music Grab Bag
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Mutchisman
3980 plays
8.
  Do You Know Cricket Terms? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Most sports have their own terms and jargon, but few have as many or as obscure as cricket. Here are 10 cricketing terms and actions. How many can you identify?
Easier, 10 Qns, mutchisman, Dec 31 09
Category: Cricket
Easier
mutchisman
3185 plays
9.
  Why Do Birds? best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A few general questions about birds mixed with some more specific details (and one music question).
Average, 10 Qns, mutchisman, Apr 30 19
Category: Wild Birds
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mutchisman
Apr 30 19
3339 plays
10.
  The English Coastline-And Your Point Is? top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Ten questions about the names of well-known English coastal headlands, most of which I've visited while bird-watching. I'll give you the location, you choose the right name.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Apr 10 08
Category: England - General
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Mutchisman
3888 plays
11.
  Mathematical Terms in Popular Culture best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Terms from maths can turn up in unexpected places. Here are some from music, movies and the world of books. I'll describe a mathematical term and you choose the right title etc, have fun.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Apr 16 20
Category: Math
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Mutchisman
Apr 16 20
5363 plays
12.
  Take a Walk in My Shoes... best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
JuniorTheJaws' challenge led me along this path: solve the clues as to who a celebrity might be; then identify which type of footwear they might be paired with eg Shirley Temple - tap shoes. One or two specific UK references but most are well-known.
Average, 10 Qns, mutchisman, Oct 11 21
Category: Thematic Footwear
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mutchisman
Oct 11 21
1700 plays
13.
  "The Young Ones" on "University Challenge" best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is the one where "The Young Ones" represent Scumbag College in their match against Footlights College, Oxbridge! It was an episode packed with guest stars, how much do you remember?
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, May 18 07
Category: Young Ones
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Mutchisman
1671 plays
14.
  Opening Lines of Classic Rock Songs - 10 questions - 5 mins
I'll give you the opening few lines of some of my favourite rock songs, see if you know the band? All tracks are from the late 'sixties/early 'seventies and most, but not all, are British acts.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Aug 05 22
Average
Mutchisman
Aug 05 22
7728 plays
15.
  Tunes That Name Names great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
I'm sure you know that Lucy was "...in the Sky with Diamonds" but what were these title characters doing or being asked to do? All songs were hit singles in the UK, most from the '60s and '70s, have fun.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Feb 27 09
Category: Names in Songs
Average
Mutchisman
3152 plays
16.
  An American Werewolf in London top quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
A classic movie, combining humour, pathos and genuine horror as well as ground-breaking special effects. Are you brave enough to try my 'monster' quiz?
Average, 15 Qns, Mutchisman, Mar 20 10
Average
Mutchisman
3370 plays
17.
Still no points for knowing who John, Paul, George and Ringo were! Ten more sets of first names to identify. The answers are all well-known British bands.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Feb 27 22
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Mutchisman
Feb 27 22
2974 plays
18.
  On First Name Terms with British Bands top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
No points for knowing who John, Paul, George and Ringo were but do you know these bands? I'll give you the first names of members of ten classic British bands, simply choose the correct band name.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Feb 27 22
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Mutchisman
Feb 27 22
5112 plays
19.
  You Know Rugby Union Terms? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
I'll give you ten words or phrases connected with rugby union, you choose the correct definition. There are questions about player positions, general laws of the game and other terms in general use.
Easier, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Jan 14 10
Category: Rugby Union
Easier
Mutchisman
2076 plays
20.
  "The Office" (UK) - Minor Characters best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is about some of the minor characters who appeared in "The Office", mostly in Series Two. Have fun.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Sep 26 07
Category: The Office (UK)
Average
Mutchisman
1032 plays
21.
Swallows are birds, swallowtails are butterflies. Can you tell which of these are birds and which are butterflies from the lists I give you?
Average, 10 Qns, mutchisman, Aug 03 21
Category: UK
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mutchisman
Aug 03 21
2608 plays
22.
  Named After British Monarchs? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Animals, vegetables and a wide variety of other items bear the name of English and British monarchs. Ten questions about the names of items named after ten different kings and queens. Unless otherwise specified all references are to British items.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Jun 29 17
Category: Thematic Names
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Mutchisman
Jun 29 17
2566 plays
23.
  Songs About Movie Stars great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
All of these songs contain references to famous movie stars; I will give you a mixture of name the song, name the artist and identify the lyrics. Most were hit singles in the UK plus a couple of well-known album tracks.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Sep 04 10
Category: People in Songs
Average
Mutchisman
3636 plays
24.
  Fractured Dickens' Titles great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Here are some of Charles Dickens' best known novel titles in fractured form.
Average, 10 Qns, mutchisman, Apr 28 07
Category: Fractured Books
Average
mutchisman
5865 plays
25.
  Birmingham UK Landmarks top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
I'll give you ten famous Birmingham landmarks; do you know what they are? Should be easy for anyone familiar with Brum, if you're not, give it a go anyway: you probably know more than you think.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Sep 19 07
Category: Central England
Average
Mutchisman
2212 plays
26.
  British Wildlife-Fish or Fowl? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Some British ducks and freshwater fish have some very strange names. Can you sort out which are fish and which are fowl? Ten questions which are all multiple choice , good luck.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Dec 30 22
Category: UK
Average
Mutchisman
Dec 30 22
3315 plays
27.
All living things have a unique Latin name. Here are ten British birds that have the same word repeated. don't worry if you're not familiar with Latin names, I'll give you plenty of other clues.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Jun 04 22
Category: Wild Birds UK
Average
Mutchisman
Jun 04 22
3384 plays
28.
  Some Crazy British 'Sports' best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Forget football, cricket, and rugby. Here are some rather more eccentric sports which take place and/or were created in Britain. They are all genuine contests, honest, and to think people say we're mad?
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Aug 25 13
Category: UK
Average
Mutchisman
1301 plays
29.
  "The Young Ones" Episode Two "Oil" top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
In this episode the students move into their new house. First, they have to allocate the bedrooms and Mike discovers the place isn't exactly empty. Other surprises lurk around the house and Vyv claims to have discovered oil in the cellar!
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Jul 30 08
Category: Young Ones
Average
Mutchisman
666 plays
30.
  Dogs' Tales In Music great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Ten questions about songs or acts which have a reference to dogs or dog-related words. The majority of songs are from the '60s and '70s and I promise there's no mention of "Who let The Dogs Out?". All chart references are British-based, have fun.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, May 12 08
Average
Mutchisman
1780 plays
31.
  'Don't Lose Your Head!' great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A look at some of the unfortunate Britons who completely lost their heads after meeting the executioner. Not for the faint-hearted!
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Dec 14 06
Category: England
Average
Mutchisman
2150 plays
32.
  English Counties-Odd One Out great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
See if you can spot the 'odd one out' in these lists of English counties.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Sep 16 07
Category: England - General
Average
Mutchisman
3931 plays
33.
  Tudors to Windsors: The Generation Game popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz takes you from Elizabeth I to Elizabeth II in ten steps: can you identify the various family connections?
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Oct 01 19
Category: U.K. Royals
Average
Mutchisman
Oct 01 19
1824 plays
34.
Possibly the funniest ever British TV sitcom, made all the more poignant by the tragic last scene. An excellent cast, all in brilliant form. How much do you remember?
Average, 10 Qns, mutchisman, Sep 10 06
Average
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1778 plays
35.
  British Wildlife 3- 'Which Family are We?' great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Common and natterjack are two species of toad found in the UK. Can you identify which families these following sets of animals belong to just by their 'first' names? Strictly vertebrates only, so nothing to 'bug' you.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Dec 02 06
Category: UK
Average
Mutchisman
2756 plays
36.
  Fractured Brontes, Austen and Eliot - 10 questions - 6 mins
Between the five of them, Jane Austen, George Eliot and the Bronte sisters have written some of the best-loved novels in English literature. Here are some of their titles in fractured form.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Apr 22 07
Category: Fractured Books
Average
Mutchisman
2707 plays
37.
  Animal Tales in "Fawlty Towers" great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Very few animals actually appear in this classic sitcom but there are many animal references and, of course, insults. Here are ten questions which shouldn't be too 'beastly' for "Fawlty Towers" fans.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Oct 07 06
Category: Fawlty Towers
Average
Mutchisman
2459 plays
38.
  UK Number Ones-Odd One Out great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Here are 40 songs which all reached number one in the UK singles charts; can you pick the odd-one-out in each of my categories?
Tough, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Mar 13 14
Category: UK Number Ones
Tough
Mutchisman
2277 plays
39.
  Some Naked Truths great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A brief look at some famous unclothed images in fact and fiction. I'll give you an imaginary newspaper headline regarding a story, can you work out which incident I'm referring to? Most are British references but are well-known around the world.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Aug 26 17
Average
Mutchisman
Aug 26 17
1908 plays
40.
  "The Young Ones" Episode Three "Boring" best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The four students are bored to tears; so desperately bored that they even consider going to lectures! If only they would open their eyes to some of the strange things going on around them...
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Nov 19 09
Category: Young Ones
Average
Mutchisman
401 plays
41.
  A Colourful Bunch of British Birds great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A variety of questions about British birds which have a colour in their name (redwing, blackbird, etc). The birds featured range from very familiar species through to some of the rarer UK birds. Have fun.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Aug 19 08
Category: Wild Birds UK
Average
Mutchisman
1909 plays
42.
  "The Young Ones" Episode 1 "Demolition" best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
"Demolition" was the first episode of "The Young Ones" to be shown on British TV. How much do you remember about this ground-breaking episode?
Average, 10 Qns, mutchisman, Apr 18 07
Category: Young Ones
Average
mutchisman
1300 plays
43.
  Crazy Bird Names from Around the World best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Buff-thighed puffley and racket-tailed coquette are just two of the hundreds of unusual bird names from around the globe. I've picked some of my favourites, see if you can spot the 'real deals' from the fakes. Give it a go, just for a laugh.
Tough, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Aug 26 07
Category: Wild Birds
Tough
Mutchisman
2510 plays
44.
  The "Brum Beat" great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The "Brum Beat" was a vibrant music scene in Birmingham UK in the '60s. How many of its major players can you identify from my condensed biographies?
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Sep 19 06
Category: UK Music
Average
Mutchisman
1206 plays
45.
  British Birds-In Raptures over Raptors popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
I love watching all birds but my favourites are raptors, or diurnal birds of prey. A mixed bag of questions about some of these magnificent birds, all of which can be seen in Britain.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Dec 09 06
Category: Wild Birds UK
Average
Mutchisman
1727 plays
46.
  Warwickshire UK popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Think of Warwickshire and you'll probably think of William Shakespeare but there is much more to the county than the Bard of Avon. Ten questions about places, people and customs of Warwickshire.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Jan 02 07
Category: Central England
Average
Mutchisman
1496 plays
47.
  Rik Mayall popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Rik Mayall; one of the original British 'alternative comedians' of the 'eighties, star of many TV productions and movies and a guy with a number one hit single to his name. How well do you know him?
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, May 30 09
Category: Celebrities M-P
Average
Mutchisman
581 plays
48.
  "The Fast Show" - Catchphrases best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Many shows have catchphrases; the brilliant BBC sketch series "The Fast Show" had dozens of them! How many of these do you remember? (This show was broadcast as "Brilliant!" in the US)
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Jul 03 15
Category: F
Average
Mutchisman
646 plays
49.
  Woman! That Music's Good great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A follow-up to "Man! That Music's Good"; same format, I'll give you a song with 'woman' in the title, you choose the act that sang it. All songs were hit singles in the UK.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Oct 19 16
Average
Mutchisman
Oct 19 16
2366 plays
50.
  Can I Get You a Drink? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Fancy coming along to the pub with me? Ten songs about drinks and drinking; I'll give you the title, you choose the artist. Should be fun but you'll need a taxi home!
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Nov 23 12
Average
Mutchisman
3404 plays
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