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PearlQ19 has been a FunTrivia author since Feb 07 02 and has written 117 quizzes. PearlQ19 writes for many different categories, but is most active in Literature, Music, and Humanities, and has won 1 Editor's Choice award on submitted quizzes.

  • has earned 5,897 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.

Bio: PearlQ19 has been around on FT.com for a very long time, but her English has improved immensely over the years, which is reflected in her quiz-writing work. She is an occasional gold member and has already achieved two major FunTrivia goals: found the treasure and had a quiz chosen as Editor's Pick.
Hobbies: reading, writing, music, languages, traveling, TV shows and movies
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by PearlQ19
1.
  What Happens at the Opera ... editor best quiz    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
... does not always stay at the opera. Here are ten instances of operatic oddities. Can you match the situation described with the opera in which it occurs?
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Dec 14 19
Category: Opera
Average
PearlQ19
Dec 14 19
188 plays
2.
  One ALW at a Time: Part 2   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the title to the three keys given. Part two of a two-part quiz covering twenty different ALW works.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Jul 06 23
Very Easy
PearlQ19
Jul 06 23
160 plays
3.
  A Student At Hogwarts   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Congratulations! We are pleased to inform you that you have been accepted at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! The semester begins on September 1st, 1994.
Average, 20 Qns, PearlQ19, Nov 09 12
Average
PearlQ19
19329 plays
4.
  Your Second Year at Hogwarts   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Welcome back to your second year at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. This quiz puts the player in the shoes of a Hogwarts student who started at the time of "Goblet of Fire." Your second year takes place during "Order of the Phoenix."
Average, 15 Qns, PearlQ19, Mar 25 11
Average
PearlQ19
14962 plays
5.
  "Back To The Future" Part 1   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Just another quiz about the first part of the trilogy. Some questions are easy, some harder. Good luck!
Average, 20 Qns, PearlQ19, Jul 29 23
Category: Back To The Future
Average
PearlQ19
Jul 29 23
21464 plays
6.
  One ALW at a Time: Part 1   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the title to the three keys given. Part one of a two-part quiz covering twenty different ALW works.
Easier, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Jul 06 23
Easier
PearlQ19
Jul 06 23
155 plays
7.
  Basics of "The Mentalist" Seasons 1-4   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I was surprised to find that there are not more quizzes on "The Mentalist". So I decided to do something about that. Here are some questions on this amazing TV show, which premiered in 2008. Info section contains spoilers up to season 4!
Easier, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, May 09 21
Category: Mentalist, The
Easier
PearlQ19
May 09 21
755 plays
8.
  The Plot, She Thickens   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
In contrast to the usual "opening lines" quiz, this quiz will describe the event at/near the beginning of an Agatha Christie book (not necessarily the first scene!) that sets the plot in motion. All you have to do is tell me the book. Good luck!
Average, 15 Qns, PearlQ19, Mar 28 13
Category: Christie, Agatha
Average
PearlQ19
887 plays
9.
  They Did Not Make These Characters Up   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Some characters on "American Horror Story" are based on real people. Match the descriptions with the names of the ten (more or less) historical figures who have appeared on the show.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Dec 06 20
Very Easy
PearlQ19
Dec 06 20
670 plays
10.
  Take this Harry Potter Anagrams Quiz    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are some very funny anagrams of a couple of Harry Potter characters. Mostly it's first and last name; capitalize them. Good luck and enjoy the quiz!
Difficult, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, May 13 07
Difficult
PearlQ19
15484 plays
11.
  Japan: My Trip to Japan
  My Trip to Japan    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
In late 2019, my boyfriend and I went to Japan for a little over two weeks. We returned deeply impressed and completely smitten with this fascinating country. I'd like to relive that trip together with you in this photo quiz.
Tough, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Apr 23 20
Category: Japan
Tough
PearlQ19
Apr 23 20
204 plays
12.
  The Christie Couples   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is the first quiz in a planned series of quizzes about the various couples forming during, or after, an investigation in an Agatha Christie novel. First theme: Match the couple to the novel. Beware of spoilers, and good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Jan 03 17
Average
PearlQ19
903 plays
13.
  Hercule Poirot Quiz Challenge   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A short quiz about the coolest detective ever invented and his cases. Good luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Feb 02 19
Category: Hercule Poirot
Tough
PearlQ19
Feb 02 19
3025 plays
14.
  An Agatha Christie Common Bond   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Answer nine questions that will point you to the Agatha Christie-themed common bond in question ten. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Jul 07 14
Category: Common Bond
Average
PearlQ19
899 plays
15.
  25 Degrees of Alec Baldwin   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
Really funny, these "Degrees of Separation" quizzes... This is my second. Link the actors through the movies they've been in. The quiz starts and ends with Alec Baldwin. Good luck.
Easier, 25 Qns, PearlQ19, Sep 12 12
Easier
PearlQ19
4974 plays
16.
  "Murder on the Orient Express"   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
One of the real classics, and in my opinion one of the best crime stories ever written. Test your knowledge, and DON'T take this quiz if you haven't read the novel - it would spoil everything!
Average, 20 Qns, PearlQ19, Feb 12 23
Average
PearlQ19
Feb 12 23
2556 plays
17.
  25 Degrees of John Malkovich    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
I've had so much fun in playing these quizzes that I decided to do one on my own. This quiz starts with John Malkovich, and if I had 26 questions, it would also end with him. Link the actors by a movie. Off we go!
Easier, 25 Qns, PearlQ19, Nov 25 15
Easier
PearlQ19
5376 plays
18.
  Character Connections   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
As we all known, almost all characters on "Lost" share some sort of connection that dates back to before the flight. This quiz includes both direct and indirect connections (2 or more degrees of separation). Spoiler warning up to 3.12!
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Mar 23 07
Average
PearlQ19
4118 plays
19.
  Agatha Christie's Plot Devices   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ten questions about the Queen of Crime's plot devices and twist endings. Match the described plot device with the novels. Spoilers ahead!
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Sep 10 17
Category: Thematic Christie
Average
PearlQ19
Sep 10 17
2216 plays
20.
  All About "Rebecca"   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This is about the facts surrounding Daphne du Maurier's masterpiece "Rebecca". Some questions also refer to the novel itself, but it's mostly background knowledge. I know it's not easy, so good luck!
Tough, 15 Qns, PearlQ19, Sep 17 16
Category: DuMaurier, Daphne
Tough
PearlQ19
968 plays
21.
  "Back To The Future" Part 2    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Here comes the second part of the trilogy. Since I don't have "Part 3" on video, I won't be able to put up a quiz about that movie, too - at least until it comes on TV again :) Here we go:
Average, 20 Qns, PearlQ19, Dec 22 09
Category: BTTF Part 2
Average
PearlQ19
8275 plays
22.
  It's as Easy as Alpha Beta Gamma   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A first for me in two ways: My first "Thematic" quiz, and the first time I took up an Author Challenge. Do you know in which way 10 of the 24 Greek letters are used in the English language nowadays? Take this and find out. Good luck!
Easier, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Aug 26 17
Easier
PearlQ19
Aug 26 17
2092 plays
23.
  Agatha Christie's Novels and Stories   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
Devoted Christie readers only - this quiz is about most of Agatha's novels and short stories. Take care that this quiz doesn't spoil the ending of a novel you haven't read yet... Enjoy!
Tough, 25 Qns, PearlQ19, Sep 19 20
Category: Christie, Agatha
Tough
PearlQ19
Sep 19 20
2198 plays
24.
  Hamlet    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is about one of my favorite Shakespearian plays, 'Hamlet' Good luck.
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Aug 03 13
Category: Hamlet
Average
PearlQ19
5885 plays
25.
  Back-Translated Portuguese Christie Titles   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
I'll provide an English back-translation of the Portuguese title of an Agatha Christie book along with a clue (so you don't have to know Portuguese to play this), and you will be asked to provide the novel. Most titles are European Portuguese.
Average, 20 Qns, PearlQ19, Jul 28 19
Average
PearlQ19
Jul 28 19
542 plays
26.
  The Christie Couples, Vol. V   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Welcome to the fifth installment of my Christie Couples series. Topic for this one: murderous lovers, i.e. lovers (or spouses) collaborating in the commission of a crime. Novels only, and spoilers galore!
Average, 15 Qns, PearlQ19, Jan 03 17
Average
PearlQ19
394 plays
27.
  "The Mentalist" Seasons 5-7   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Following my two quizzes on the first four seasons of "The Mentalist", I figured I could do a follow-up for season 5-7 now that the show has ended. Spoiler warning: Red John will be revealed!
Average, 15 Qns, PearlQ19, Feb 25 15
Category: Mentalist, The
Average
PearlQ19
272 plays
28.
  False Friends    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
There are 200 - 300 words in English and German that look alike but don't mean the same. These are the famous "False Friends". I've picked out a few, so here we go ...
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Sep 26 12
Category: German
Average
PearlQ19
4640 plays
29.
  More Or Less Essential Bavarian   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
So you're planning a vacation in Bavaria, perhaps for the Oktoberfest? Here's some terms and phrases that will certainly come in handy. Good luck, and have fun.
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Jun 14 11
Category: German
Average
PearlQ19
676 plays
30.
  Glimpsed Again: Recurring Supporting Characters   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Some supporting characters who were involved in a particular investigation are mentioned again in a different Christie book. Here are ten questions related to these characters. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Jan 03 17
Average
PearlQ19
520 plays
31.
  Fifteen Irish Songs and Ballads   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
I've picked 15 Irish songs and ballads and will ask you different kinds of questions about them. Could be lyrics, title, or content. Good luck!
Average, 15 Qns, PearlQ19, Mar 21 07
Category: Irish Music
Average
PearlQ19
1390 plays
32.
  A Hitchcock Common Bond   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Answer nine unrelated questions to arrive at the Alfred Hitchcock-themed common bond in my first Common Bond quiz. Good luck, and have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Feb 14 18
Average
PearlQ19
Feb 14 18
916 plays
33.
  Back-Translated German Agatha Christie Book Titles   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
I will give you the German title and a back translation (so no German knowledge is required) of an Agatha Christie book, along with a clue, and you'll have to tell me which book it is. Might be harder than you think. Good luck!
Average, 15 Qns, PearlQ19, Jan 03 17
Average
PearlQ19
388 plays
34.
  Agatha Christie Adaptations   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The prolific British Queen of Crime wrote more than sixty books, and many of these made the transition to the silver screen. This is about ten Agatha Christie film adaptations. I tried to keep it spoiler-free, but beware just in case. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, May 25 20
Category: Literary Movies
Average
PearlQ19
May 25 20
427 plays
35.
  All My Vampires   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Vampires are always going strong with the audience, now more than ever. Little wonder that there have been a number of TV shows over the past few years that deal with those creatures of the night. Can you identify them all?
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Dec 31 14
Category: Professions on TV
Average
PearlQ19
665 plays
36.
  'IT''s Detailed    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz on the best novel ever written. It used to be very tough but I had to simplify the questions - so if you read 'IT' as often as did, you should be able to solve the quiz just as easily... Good luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, May 20 18
Category: IT
Tough
PearlQ19
May 20 18
4250 plays
37.
  The Christie Couples, Vol. IV   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
While inspiration is still lasting, here comes yet another installment of my "Christie Couples" series. Theme: Murderous Spouses. Need I say more? Spoilers ahead, as usual!
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Jan 03 17
Average
PearlQ19
410 plays
38.
  25 Degrees of Maggie Smith - Part 1    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
There and back again: from Maggie Smith, go in a swooping circle, switch quizzes after question 15, and arrive back with Maggie Smith 24 steps later, in the second part of this quiz. Good luck!
Average, 15 Qns, PearlQ19, Jan 15 12
Average
PearlQ19
458 plays
39.
  Stephen King References   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Stephen King loves to refer to his novels in his other books. Have you noticed that too? Take my quiz to find out. Enjoy!
Difficult, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Apr 26 02
Category: Stephen King
Difficult
PearlQ19
5120 plays
40.
  10 Villains From Movies And TV    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
10 villains from TV and movies will introduce themselves to you. You'll have to guess the name of the character. All villains are male. Enjoy!
Difficult, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Feb 23 15
Difficult
PearlQ19
5267 plays
41.
  Write Down What You Saw...    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Agatha Christie frequently used the first-person narrative in her novels, usually provided by people who were involved in the investigation and then "asked" to write down what happened. Here are ten such narrators. Can you identify them all? Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Jan 03 17
Average
PearlQ19
341 plays
42.
  Funny German Words For Another Person   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This will give you ten imaginative words to call or describe another person in German, and a question pertaining to each. Some knowledge of German required. Contains some mild terms of abuse, but nothing obscene. Good luck, and have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Jun 08 11
Category: German
Average
PearlQ19
826 plays
43.
  Who is Magnus Chase?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
After exploring the Greek, Roman, and Egyptian mythologies, Rick Riordan turned to the Nordic. Here are ten questions about the characters and events in the Magnus Chase trilogy.
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Jul 07 23
Category: Riordan, Rick
Average
PearlQ19
Jul 07 23
104 plays
44.
  Hinterkaifeck: Germany's Most Famous Cold Case   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In 1922, an entire family was killed on a remote farm in Bavaria. The case remains unsolved and continues to fascinate amateur and professional sleuths alike. Have you heard of it? Take this to find out.
Tough, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Nov 02 11
Category: Murders
Tough
PearlQ19
287 plays
45.
  Available Agatha Christie Opening Lines   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I've read almost all of her books, but only ten of them in English. This is your standard opening lines quiz, with one catch: Books were not chosen for popularity but merely by availability on my bookshelf... Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, May 16 11
Category: Christie, Agatha
Average
PearlQ19
511 plays
46.
  Movie Taglines Quiz Challenge    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I'll give you the tagline, you name the movie. Pretty easy, I think. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Aug 23 07
Category: Movie Taglines
Average
PearlQ19
4879 plays
47.
  Literary Allusions in Christie Books   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
There are numerous literary allusions to be found in Agatha Christie's work. Do you remember some of them? Take this to find out, and good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Jan 03 17
Category: Thematic Christie
Average
PearlQ19
499 plays
48.
  The Christie Couples, Vol. II   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Number two in my "Christie Couples" series. Theme: Match the partner. I'll give you a character and a novel, you'll have to tell me whom that character ends up with. Beware of spoilers, and good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Jan 03 17
Average
PearlQ19
538 plays
49.
  Joan Aiken's "The Whispering Mountain"    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
I just found these quiz notes in an old folder and noticed I never put this online. Apparently (and incredibly) this is the first quiz on Joan Aiken's fantasy novel, "The Whispering Mountain". Let's travel to 17th-century Wales!
Average, 20 Qns, PearlQ19, Jan 29 12
Category: A
Average
PearlQ19
184 plays
50.
  "Evil Under the Sun": Book vs. Movie   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Have you read the book by Agatha Christie as well as seen the 1982 movie starring Sir Peter Ustinov? If you have, exploring the differences between the two in this quiz should be a piece of cake for you.
Average, 10 Qns, PearlQ19, Apr 30 12
Category: Evil Under the Sun
Average
PearlQ19
365 plays
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