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Nannanut has been a FunTrivia author since Nov 19 03 and has written 78 quizzes. Nannanut writes for many different categories, but is most active in Brain Teasers, Movies, and General Knowledge, and has won 4 Editor's Choice awards on submitted quizzes.

  • has earned 11,039 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.

Bio: I love trivia, cats and my crazy family.
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by Nannanut
1.
  Cat Call - Top Billing Please editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Cats are natural actors when they choose to be. Humans don't have this innate talent and struggle to match feline ability. Recognition of cat talent is confined to the bottom of movie credits and it's high time this was addressed.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Sep 05 09
Category: Animals in Movies
Average
Nannanut
10971 plays
2.
  The Death of Vegemite Worms editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The death of Vegemite worms is indeed a travesty. The mere mention of this delicious treat has awakened memories of foods from my childhood. Join me in a tribute to traditional Aussie treats that Baby Boomers hoped would last forever.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, May 28 22
Category: Australian Foods
Average
Nannanut
May 28 22
5455 plays
3.
  Death Becomes Him - A Night with Mort d'Adder editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Morty the Death Adder is obsessed with deathly things. This macabre peek into his dark world may shock you. Be warned. Every answer begins with the word "death".
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Aug 05 10
Category: Words in Common
Average
Nannanut
5127 plays
4.
  Music from the Ether - The Amazing Theremin editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Is it a physics experiment - or a musical instrument? Come now! You have all heard the ghost like sounds in the Beach Boys' "Good Vibrations". That's what a theremin sounds like. Learn more about this unique musical invention and its inventor.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Nov 11 21
Average
Nannanut
Nov 11 21
1043 plays
5.
  Animal Doggerel - Anagrams for the Foolhardy   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Check out the CAPITAL NAMES each time - Then read the verse if you're game - Find the animal that you're looking for - And check out its claim to fame
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Jan 01 15
Average
Nannanut
8507 plays
6.
  Movie Headlines 2   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here we go again. Can you identify the movie from the headline?
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Oct 02 13
Average
Nannanut
9718 plays
7.
  The Debonair Mr Grant   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Cary Grant's body of work was prolific and he was one of the most popular male stars of his generation. He was a complex character, and by his own admission someone even he didn't really know or understand.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Apr 16 19
Category: Grant, Cary
Average
Nannanut
Apr 16 19
4347 plays
8.
  Limericks and Anagrams - Famous Figures   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Some limericks now I will try - Anagrams of the famous - I'm sly - Check the CAPITALS out - That's what it's all about - Rhyming clues will then flow and you'll fly.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Oct 30 12
Average
Nannanut
6992 plays
9.
  Owners of Famous People - A Cat's Eye View   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
We cats have been responsible for many pivotal moments in history. Our "owners" have made landmark decisions, discovered incredible theories, written amazing works and fought incredible battles. Or have they?
Easier, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Jul 17 09
Category: People's Pets
Easier
Nannanut
5615 plays
10.
  Reg Grundies and Sloppy Joes   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
More Aussie craziness. Clothing has its fair share of slang words. What on earth are Reg Grundies?
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Mar 23 22
Category: Australian Lingo
Average
Nannanut
Mar 23 22
4805 plays
11.
  "Dogs Die" Movies   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I saw "Old Yeller" when I was eight and was devastated. I still can't watch any movie where animals are injured or die. It doesn't have to be a dog - any living thing qualifies. This quiz is a cathartic attempt to lay those ghosts. Kleenex ready?
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Dec 26 18
Category: Animals in Movies
Average
Nannanut
Dec 26 18
4852 plays
12.
  Seriously Silly Sentences   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These silly nonsense sentences relate to a common word. In each question, the phrase or word which seems silly or out of place, will have the same meaning as the word that should appear in the sentence.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Oct 03 05
Category: Words in Common
Average
Nannanut
10269 plays
13.
  A Dog's Life - The White House Observed   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Many dogs have resided at the White House. Very little has gone unnoticed or indeed un-noted. Join this canine cavalcade and see if you recognise our owners.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Jun 28 21
Average
Nannanut
Jun 28 21
2428 plays
14.
  A Day in the Life of Count Blood   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Count leads a crazy lifestyle that is ruled entirely by his obsession with blood. Follow him through his gory day and remember that every answer begins with the word 'blood'. Warning! This quiz is not for the squeamish or fainthearted.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Apr 24 14
Category: Words in Common
Average
Nannanut
6387 plays
15.
  Face Fungus and Laughing Gear   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"Never call anything by its given name" seems to be the first rule of Australian lingo. This quiz looks at the odd names Aussies give to body parts and the use made of body parts to describe totally unrelated objects.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Jul 24 13
Category: Australian Lingo
Average
Nannanut
4625 plays
16.
  The Wonderful World of Ian   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ian is a very talented fellow who has many different jobs. See if you can work out all the things he can do. Remember every word you are looking for ends in "ian".
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Mar 30 08
Category: Word Meanings
Very Easy
Nannanut
4547 plays
17.
  Australian Christmas   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Christmas Downunder is hot and sunny. Here is a collection of Christmas Trivia including some songs, traditions and even a little history. I hope you enjoy it.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Dec 17 20
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Category: Mixed Australia
Average
Nannanut
Dec 17 20
10474 plays
18.
  A Guilded Cage   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Another Guild quiz is about to be revealed. This time the phrase "A Guilded Cage" was the prompt. The response from our very capable members reveals a little about their individual interests and quiz writing talents.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Apr 22 23
Category: Thematic Phrases
Average
Nannanut
Apr 22 23
1751 plays
19.
  Silkworms and Argonauts: An Aussie Childhood   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
My childhood was spent in country Queensland. I rode billy carts and went yabbying in the local dam. My brother had a Hornby train, I had a bride doll and I desperately wanted to be a marching girl.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Jan 03 19
Category: Mixed Australia
Average
Nannanut
Jan 03 19
4992 plays
20.
  Raw Prawns and Drinking Lizards   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Australians have always had a unique turn of phrase. In this quiz I promise not to come the raw prawn with you. If you are flat out like a lizard drinking you might want to change tack and play.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Sep 19 23
Category: Australian Lingo
Average
Nannanut
Sep 19 23
4533 plays
21.
  Nursery Rhyme Heteronyms   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Heteronyms are words that are spelt the same but have different meanings when they are pronounced differently - like Polish and polish. Follow the nursery rhyme characters and their clues in capitals to find each heteronym.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, May 24 09
Average
Nannanut
2932 plays
22.
  The Brilliant Brill - A Building and Its Music   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
If buildings could be muses - then the Brill Building would be Euterpe. You might be surprised at just how much musical brilliance this building has inspired.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Dec 13 16
Category: History of Music
Average
Nannanut
599 plays
23.
  Common Words For All   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Each question will hint at one common word with 3 different meanings. OK - a drum is a musical instrument. You can drum your fingers or keep oil in a drum. Just read the story and find the word.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Oct 03 04
Difficult
Nannanut
7620 plays
24.
  Pieman Harry and the Stars   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Harry's Cafe de Wheels is a famous Australian institution, serving "Pie and Peas" to all comers. Harry has fed many stars and celebrities. See if you can recognise some of his world famous clientele.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Apr 08 23
Category: Celebrity Grab Bag
Average
Nannanut
Apr 08 23
1266 plays
25.
  What's the Word?   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The storylines in each question will lead you to a common word. One word with 3 different meanings. OK. Green can mean inexperienced, part of a golf course or a colour. Just read the story and find the word that is the link.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Dec 31 15
Difficult
Nannanut
5683 plays
26.
  A Slightly Different View of California   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I have visited California several times with my family. As you will see from the questions, we don't always visit all the usual tourist places - only some.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Feb 02 14
Category: California
Average
Nannanut
3523 plays
27.
  Australia Surveyed - Commander's Log   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Dateline: 2004. Project Ganda - survey Australia and inhabitants. Assess continent's suitability - object - colonisation. High Council (Planet Aivirt) requires representational artifacts and typical human specimen. Teams deployed
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Jun 21 11
Category: Australia
Average
Nannanut
2956 plays
28.
  Around North America in a Planetarium Seat   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I have travelled quite widely in North America and have always visited planetarium theatres in each port of call. You don't need to know much about planetaria - just a little about the places I have seen.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Sep 26 07
Category: North America
Average
Nannanut
4519 plays
29.
  Ridiculous Rhyming Residences   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These animals have ridiculous homes that rhyme. "Mouse house" would be too obvious, so check out the clues in capitals and give some homeless creatures new shelters.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Apr 16 09
Category: Rhymes
Average
Nannanut
2868 plays
30.
  Animal Annals - Letterchange   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Answers will be a pair of words that differ by only a "letterchange". The story will contain 2 sets of capitalised words - they are your clues. I have worked a sample before the first question to get you started.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Jan 16 08
Category: Change a Letter
Average
Nannanut
3469 plays
31.
  It's Not Cricket   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The phrase "It's not cricket" has emerged to symbolise a call for fair play. After all, cricket is a gentleman's game, or is it? Let's take a look at some not so gentlemanly conduct in this most wonderful game.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Feb 13 05
Category: Cricket
Average
Nannanut
2437 plays
32.
  Insect Physicians - Creepy Crawly Medicine   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A small insight into the bedside manner of the Bug Doctors. Take an intriguing look at the part insects have played in the world of medicine.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Feb 28 10
Average
Nannanut
4126 plays
33.
  The Short of It   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
All the words in this quiz begin with "short". Adding another word or letter to the end of short will create an entirely new word. I will give the meaning of the new word and you must indicate what word or letter needs to be added.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Jan 25 05
Category: Starting With ...
Average
Nannanut
4312 plays
34.
  Unusual Australian Trivia   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This Aussie quiz covers some rather more obscure facts about the great land "down under".
Difficult, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Sep 18 23
Difficult
Nannanut
Sep 18 23
3399 plays
35.
  Find the Answers in "Notting Hill"   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These questions can be answered without having seen the movie. Answers relate to scenes in "Notting Hill", so familiarity with the movie may help. I will describe a scene from the movie after each question and the answer will be in that scene.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Jul 13 05
Category: Notting Hill .
Average
Nannanut
4248 plays
36.
  Alvin and a City Pig: Pivotal Aussie Movies   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
From "Alvin Purple" to "Babe: Pig in the City", Australians have made movies that reflect their lifestyle, history and attitudes. Let's have a look at some of the landmark films this country has produced.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Jul 23 06
Category: Australian Films
Average
Nannanut
639 plays
37.
  Only in Cricket   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The game of cricket has produced some amazing happenings and remarkable personalities. Let's have a look at some of the more notable incidents and participants.
Tough, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Dec 10 08
Category: Cricket Challenge
Tough
Nannanut
3223 plays
38.
  Australia Unearthed. Notes from the Dig   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Date: 1st October 2703. Location: Australia. Notes: Continent visible-waters receded. Population: Small tribe-Kosciusko region, Large tribe-Uluru. Appear friendly. Mission: Recovery of artifacts - circa 1970-2005 AD. Attempt lifestyle reconstruction.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Jun 03 20
Category: Australia
Average
Nannanut
Jun 03 20
3066 plays
39.
  Australia Revisited - Bewildered Jottings   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In a freak confluence of heavenly happenings, the recent Transit of Venus provided a unique time corridor. Our intrepid nineteenth century explorer finds himself once again wandering the land he first chartered.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Jan 16 19
Category: Australia
Average
Nannanut
Jan 16 19
1988 plays
40.
  A Guilden Movie Marathon   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
The Guild is off to the movies and members have decided to sit through a monster marathon of films featuring gold, riches or even treasure. Grab your popcorn and join this crazy bunch of movie goers.
Average, 15 Qns, Nannanut, Jun 19 08
Average
Nannanut
1461 plays
41.
  Awfully Awkward Anecdotes   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These awkward nonsense sentences relate to a common word. In each question, the phrase or word that seems awkward or out of place, will have the same meaning as the word that should appear in the sentence.
Tough, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Jan 09 15
Category: Words in Common
Tough
Nannanut
3843 plays
42.
  Movie Headlines 1    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Extra! Extra! See if you can identify the movie from these banner headlines. Just to help a little the year of the movie is given for the "fill in the blank questions".
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Dec 04 06
Average
Nannanut
4897 plays
43.
  Open Wide - A Painless History of Early Dentistry   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Sit back and relax. Join me as a fascinating history of early dentistry unfolds. A chair-gripping voyage of interesting experiments, practices and techniques. This won't hurt a bit!
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Mar 16 11
Average
Nannanut
1686 plays
44.
  Crazy Chronicles - Letterchange   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Answers will be a pair of words that differ by only a "letterchange". The story will contain 2 sets of capitalised words - they are your clues. I have worked a sample before the first question to get you started.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Jul 16 12
Category: Letter Quizzes
Average
Nannanut
3959 plays
45.
  Cliffhangers and Common Words   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Read these awful cliffhangers. See if you can determine the common word with three different meanings. Egads! Gum can be something you chew, a mouth part or a eucalyptus tree.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Nov 08 07
Very Difficult
Nannanut
4433 plays
46.
  Oscars - The Aussie Connection   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Our New Zealand neighbours from "across the ditch" scooped the pool for the 2003 Academy Awards so I was prompted to see what Aussies and also some adopted "Aussies" have done to earn an Oscar over the years.
Average, 15 Qns, Nannanut, Feb 28 19
Average
Nannanut
Feb 28 19
1420 plays
47.
  Anagrams and Limericks - More Famous Faces   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Anagrams of the famous in rhyme - Entail CAPITALS, solving is prime - Read the rest of the verse - For clues kind and perverse - And enjoy. Have a wonderful time.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Oct 26 04
Average
Nannanut
2899 plays
48.
  Guilding the Lily   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Take one phrase "Guilding the Lily", toss the idea to a group of dedicated quizsmiths and wait for their responses. Join me now with the Quizmakers' Guild and discover the diversity of "Lily" related questions which resulted.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Sep 20 20
Category: Thematic Plants
Average
Nannanut
Sep 20 20
1025 plays
49.
  Aussie Sporting Nicknames   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Australia has always had a proud sporting history and many successful individuals and teams. How much do you know about their nicknames?
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Jun 26 09
Average
Nannanut
1512 plays
50.
  Wollemi   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Wollemi Pine was discovered in an Australian National Park in 1994. The story of this ancient tree is much, much older.
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Dec 07 19
Category: Australia
Average
Nannanut
Dec 07 19
466 plays
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