Author Biography: Nannanut

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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 10,826 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.

Bio: I love trivia, cats and my crazy family.
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1.
  Cat Call - Top Billing Please editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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
10757 plays
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  The Death of Vegemite Worms editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
5367 plays
3.
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
5083 plays
4.
  Music from the Ether - The Amazing Theremin editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
1027 plays
5.
  Limericks and Anagrams - Famous Figures best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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
6820 plays
6.
  Movie Headlines 2 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here we go again. Can you identify the movie from the headline?
Average, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Oct 02 13
Average
Nannanut
9577 plays
7.
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
4946 plays
8.
  Australian Christmas best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
9281 plays
9.
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
8306 plays
10.
  Owners of Famous People - A Cat's Eye View best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
5428 plays
11.
  The Debonair Mr Grant best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
4174 plays
12.
  Seriously Silly Sentences best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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
10088 plays
13.
  The Wonderful World of Ian best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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
4514 plays
14.
  "Dogs Die" Movies best quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
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
4766 plays
15.
  Face Fungus and Laughing Gear best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
"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
4489 plays
16.
  A Day in the Life of Count Blood best quiz - 10 questions - 8 mins
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
6328 plays
17.
  Reg Grundies and Sloppy Joes best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
4663 plays
18.
  Common Words For All best quiz - 10 questions - 10 mins
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
7531 plays
19.
  Raw Prawns and Drinking Lizards best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Feb 13 16
Category: Australian Lingo
Average
Nannanut
4332 plays
20.
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
Dec 13 16
557 plays
21.
  A Dog's Life - The White House Observed best quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
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
2318 plays
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  Nursery Rhyme Heteronyms best quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
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
2892 plays
23.
  Australia Surveyed - Commander's Log best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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
2858 plays
24.
  Insect Physicians - Creepy Crawly Medicine best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
4071 plays
25.
  Around North America in a Planetarium Seat top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
4446 plays
26.
  What's the Word? best quiz - 10 questions - 9 mins
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
5623 plays
27.
  Ridiculous Rhyming Residences best quiz - 10 questions - 8 mins
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
2848 plays
28.
  Animal Annals - Letterchange best quiz - 10 questions - 8 mins
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
3404 plays
29.
  A Guilded Cage best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Aug 17 17
Category: Thematic Phrases
Average
Nannanut
Aug 17 17
1665 plays
30.
  A Slightly Different View of California top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
3429 plays
31.
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
1636 plays
32.
  Crazy Chronicles - Letterchange best quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
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
3942 plays
33.
  Alvin and a City Pig: Pivotal Aussie Movies top quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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
622 plays
34.
  Only in Cricket best quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
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
3205 plays
35.
  It's Not Cricket best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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
2398 plays
36.
  The Short of It great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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
4240 plays
37.
  Australia Unearthed. Notes from the Dig top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
2932 plays
38.
  Australia Revisited - Bewildered Jottings great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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
1878 plays
39.
  A Guilden Movie Marathon top quiz - 15 questions - 6 mins
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
1446 plays
40.
  Aussie Sporting Nicknames great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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
Category: Australia
Average
Nannanut
1483 plays
41.
  Movie Headlines 1 - 10 questions - 4 mins
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
4879 plays
42.
  Find the Answers in "Notting Hill" top quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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
4227 plays
43.
  Guilding the Lily great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
972 plays
44.
  Cliffhangers and Common Words best quiz - 10 questions - 11 mins
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
4425 plays
45.
  Awfully Awkward Anecdotes best quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
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
3832 plays
46.
  Pieman Harry and the Stars great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, Feb 12 12
Category: Celebrity Grab Bag
Average
Nannanut
1152 plays
47.
  Anagrams and Limericks - More Famous Faces best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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
2851 plays
48.
  Find the Common Word best quiz - 10 questions - 9 mins
Each question will hint at one common word with 3 different meanings. OK - a post is a stout piece of timber. You can post a letter or have a post in the army. Just read the story and find the word.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Mar 20 05
Difficult
Nannanut
4279 plays
49.
  General Christmas Trivia popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
This is a collection of Christmas trivia that may not be as well known. Enjoy
Difficult, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Jan 03 19
Category: Christmas
Difficult
Nannanut
Jan 03 19
4707 plays
50.
  Wollemi great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
453 plays
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