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Red_John has been a FunTrivia author since Mar 19 17 and has written 238 quizzes. Red_John writes for many different categories, but is most active in World, Sports, and Television, and has won 7 Editor's Choice awards on submitted quizzes.

  • has earned 2,328 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • has adopted / renovated 6 quizzes that required editing work to date.
  • last seen online May 26 24, and most recent quiz went online May 25 24.

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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by Red_John
1.
  That Was Where Exactly? editor best quiz   best quiz  
Label Quiz
 15 Qns
The United States is a large country with many great cities that people call home. Can you match these US sitcoms with the great cities that they were based in?
Average, 15 Qns, Red_John, Dec 28 22
Category: Locations
Average
Red_John
Dec 28 22
457 plays
2.
  "Star Trek" - Literary Quotes editor best quiz    
Fun Fill-It
 5 Qns
Although it may not be the most obvious place, "Star Trek" has often used quotes from classic literature to make or emphasise points. Can you place these quotations in the right places in the text that follows?
Average, 5 Qns, Red_John, Sep 11 23
Category: ST Quotes
Average
Red_John
Sep 11 23
151 plays
3.
  The English Abroad 3 - More than One at a Club 1 editor best quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Classification Quiz
 10 Qns
Many England internationals have played for European clubs; and some of those clubs had more than one England player play for them. Can you match the players here with the European clubs they represented (Part 1 of 2)
Easier, 10 Qns, Red_John, Aug 07 23
Easier
Red_John
Aug 07 23
111 plays
4.
  Are You Sure That Calendar Is Right? editor best quiz   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Dates are interesting to look at, as things often happen on them. But can you answer these questions about dates you might have heard of, and dates you probably haven't?
Average, 10 Qns, Red_John, Jun 12 22
Category: Famous Dates
Average
Red_John
Jun 12 22
336 plays
5.
  The European Stage Part 1 editor best quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Almost since European club competitions began have teams from England and Scotland been successful in them. Can you match the first ten English or Scottish teams with their opponents in their first UEFA sanctioned European final appearance?
Average, 10 Qns, Red_John, Aug 19 20
Average
Red_John
Aug 19 20
151 plays
6.
  Here First - New York City's Senior Teams editor best quiz    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The New York Giants, New York Yankees and New York Knicks are the older of the Big Apple's teams in the NFL, MLB and NBA. Can you answer these questions about each of them?
Tough, 10 Qns, Red_John, Jul 01 22
Category: New York
Tough
Red_John
Jul 01 22
180 plays
7.
  "On les vacances" - "Death on the Nile" 1978 editor best quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The 1978 film version of Agatha Christie's "Death on the Nile" is the second adaptation of a Poirot novel by John Brabourne and Richard Goodwin. Can you answer these questions about places, people and things mentioned in the film?
Average, 10 Qns, Red_John, Jul 03 22
Category: Da - De Movies
Average
Red_John
Jul 03 22
179 plays
8.
  The US Navy's Pre-War Carriers    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Up to its entry into World War II, the United States had commissioned a total of eight aircraft carriers. Can you answer these questions about each of them?
Tough, 10 Qns, Red_John, Nov 11 23
Category: U.S. Navy
Tough
Red_John
Nov 11 23
75 plays
9.
  All About That Base, No Treble   best quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
While not as big as they have been in the past, the UK's armed forces still occupy many locations in and around both the UK and overseas. Can you match these ten UK bases with the roles that they fulfil?
Average, 10 Qns, Red_John, Dec 06 23
Category: U.K. Military
Average
Red_John
Dec 06 23
128 plays
10.
  Santa's Reindeer   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The 1823 poem, "Twas the Night Before Christmas", introduced us to Santa's eight reindeer, while in 1939 Robert L. May brought us a ninth. But can you answer these questions about people with tenuous links to reindeer names?
Average, 10 Qns, Red_John, Jan 13 24
Category: Mixed People
Average
Red_John
Jan 13 24
231 plays
11.
  Multiversal Movie Actors   best quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Movie roles are often associated with actors, but it's not always the case that the actor was the original choice. Can you match these actors with films they were originally cast in, and that, for various reasons, were then replaced in by other actors?
Tough, 10 Qns, Red_John, Feb 08 24
Tough
Red_John
Feb 08 24
267 plays
12.
  The Dawn of the Football League   best quiz  
Collection Quiz
 12 Qns
In 1888, a group of 12 football clubs from the Midlands and the North decided to create a league competition in an effort to provide guaranteed fixtures for themselves. Can you pick out the 12 founders of what came to be known as The Football League
Average, 12 Qns, Red_John, Jan 27 24
Category: Football League
Average
Red_John
Jan 27 24
131 plays
13.
  London Inner or London Outer    
Collection Quiz
 12 Qns
In 1965, local government in London was reformed with the formation of 32 new boroughs, which were divided between those classed as "Inner London" and those classed as "Outer London". From the list, can you pick out the 12 Inner London boroughs?
Average, 12 Qns, Red_John, Jan 30 24
Category: United Kingdom
Average
Red_John
Jan 30 24
276 plays
14.
  The English Abroad 4 - A Final Look Down    
Match Quiz
 11 Qns
We've seen some English players that have plied their trade in Europe, but what about those that gained European success? Can you put these players into the order of when they played their first European final for their European club?
Tough, 11 Qns, Red_John, Feb 20 24
Tough
Red_John
Feb 20 24
37 plays
15.
  Multiversal Movie Actresses    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Movie roles are often associated with actors but it's not always the case that the actor was the original choice. Can you match these actresses with films they were originally cast in and that, for various reasons, were then replaced in by other actors?
Difficult, 10 Qns, Red_John, May 25 24
Difficult
Red_John
May 25 24
62 plays
16.
Royal Navy: Up Spirits  The Rum Ration in the Royal Navy
  Up Spirits - The Rum Ration in the Royal Navy   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Until 1970, sailors in the Royal Navy received a daily ration of rum. Can you answer these questions about the tradition whose end is still marked every 31 July?
Tough, 10 Qns, Red_John, Feb 16 24
Category: Royal Navy
Tough
Red_John
Feb 16 24
140 plays
17.
  England's European Success 1963-2023    
Classification Quiz
 14 Qns
England is one of the dominant countries in European club football, with fourteen different clubs having won at least one European competition. Can you group clubs which won one, two, three or four competitions during the 60 odd years from 1963 to 2023.
Difficult, 14 Qns, Red_John, Mar 14 24
Difficult
Red_John
Mar 14 24
76 plays
18.
  The Power of Love - Three Times   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In 1985, three different songs by three different artists were released with the same title. Can you answer these questions about the three songs called "The Power of Love"?
Tough, 10 Qns, Red_John, Mar 18 24
Category: Music from 1985
Tough
Red_John
Mar 18 24
205 plays
19.
  Alliterative Administrative Areas    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
It's rare for a city to have a name consisting of two words rather than one. It's rarer for those two words to begin with the same letter. Can you answer these questions about some of the world's alliterative cities?
Average, 10 Qns, Red_John, May 17 24
Average
Red_John
May 17 24
203 plays
20.
  Who Painted That - The 19th Century   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
There are a great deal of genres and styles to 19th century art. We've chosen ten famous paintings produced in the 19th century, but can you match them with their artist?
Average, 10 Qns, Red_John, Sep 08 23
Average
Red_John
Sep 08 23
242 plays
21.
  Who Painted That?   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Art in the 20th century covered a multitude of styles and genres. We've selected ten famous 20th century paintings, but can you match the work to the person that produced it?
Easier, 10 Qns, Red_John, Mar 20 23
Category: 20th Century Art
Easier
Red_John
Mar 20 23
401 plays
22.
  Apollo Crews - 11 to 14   best quiz  
Classification Quiz
 12 Qns
Between 1969 and 1975, a total of 12 Apollo missions were flown, either in Earth orbit or to the Moon. Can you match the astronauts with the mission they flew? (This encompasses the second four missions)
Easier, 12 Qns, Red_John, Feb 13 23
Category: Apollo Missions
Easier
Red_John
Feb 13 23
306 plays
23.
  Did You Know...?   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here at Red John, we're big fans of little titbits; those tiny factoids that make people go, "huh, fancy that". So, we've come up with a quiz highlighting some of our favourites. Can you answer these questions?
Average, 10 Qns, Red_John, Jul 31 23
Category: Mixed 10 Questions
Average
Red_John
Jul 31 23
424 plays
24.
  Match the Capital, Part 1   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Each of the 50 states in the United States has its own capital city. Can you match the city listed with the state it is capital of?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Red_John, Jan 22 22
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9
Very Easy
Red_John
Jan 22 22
885 plays
25.
  Apollo Crews - 7 to 10   best quiz  
Classification Quiz
 12 Qns
Between 1969 and 1975, a total of 12 Apollo missions were flown, either in Earth orbit or to the Moon. Can you match the astronauts with the mission they flew? (This encompasses the first four missions)
Easier, 12 Qns, Red_John, Feb 05 23
Category: Apollo Missions
Easier
Red_John
Feb 05 23
168 plays
26.
  Apollo Crews - 15 to "18"   top quiz  
Classification Quiz
 12 Qns
Between 1969 and 1975, a total of 12 Apollo missions were flown, either in Earth orbit or to the Moon. Can you match the astronauts with the mission they flew? This quiz encompasses the final four missions.
Easier, 12 Qns, Red_John, Mar 03 23
Category: Apollo Missions
Easier
Red_John
Mar 03 23
162 plays
27.
  No Need for a Cushion - Ducal Seats in England   best quiz  
Label Quiz
 10 Qns
While the number of dukes in England is not as great as it once was, they do still live in some very fine places. Can you match these ten English dukes with their family seat?
Average, 10 Qns, Red_John, Mar 31 23
Category: Castles & Palaces
Average
Red_John
Mar 31 23
169 plays
28.
  A Voyage of Discovery   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
History has seen many discoveries and developments that have changed the world in one way or another. Can you match these discoveries with the people that made them?
Easier, 10 Qns, Red_John, Sep 27 20
Easier
Red_John
Sep 27 20
1018 plays
29.
Old NamesNew Names: Out of Africa
  Out of Africa   best quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
From 1957 onwards, France and the United Kingdom began divesting themselves of colonial possessions in Africa. Can you match these former colonies with the names of the independent countries they became?
Easier, 10 Qns, Red_John, Oct 28 22
Easier
Red_John
Oct 28 22
279 plays
30.
  Artists And Their Real Names    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Many musicians have long and stellar careers performing under their own name, but others sometimes feel a need to give themselves a new moniker. Can you match these artists with the names their doting parents gave them?
Easier, 10 Qns, Red_John, May 16 22
Easier
Red_John
May 16 22
548 plays
31.
  Royalty  Monarchs: A Family Affair
  A Family Affair   great trivia quiz  
Classification Quiz
 12 Qns
While today only a handful of European nations are monarchies, in years gone by monarchy was the dominant form of government. Can you put this list of European royal houses into the right category of "current" or "defunct"?
Average, 12 Qns, Red_John, Oct 26 22
Average
Red_John
Oct 26 22
358 plays
32.
  Name That Pasta   great trivia quiz  
Label Quiz
 10 Qns
While pasta is made using the same basic ingredients, there are hundreds of different shapes and sizes. Can you name the ten different short-cut pasta shapes illustrated here?
Average, 10 Qns, Red_John, Apr 26 22
Category: Italian Foods
Average
Red_John
Apr 26 22
690 plays
33.
  Forgotten Comedies of the '90s   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
While there are many classic comedies from the 1990s, there are also many that have, rightly or wrongly, slipped from memory. Can you match the stars with their less recollected efforts?
Easier, 10 Qns, Red_John, Mar 20 22
Category: 1990s Movies
Easier
Red_John
Mar 20 22
863 plays
34.
  Anointed and Crowned - The Coronation   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In October 2022, an event was scheduled for the first time in seventy years - the crowning of a British monarch. Can you answer these ten random questions about the the ceremony called the coronation?
Tough, 10 Qns, Red_John, May 04 23
Category: U.K. Royals
Tough
Red_John
May 04 23
288 plays
35.
  The In-Laws of George V   great trivia quiz  
Label Quiz
 13 Qns
After changing the name of his royal house, George V also changed the rules on royal marriage, allowing his children the option of marrying commoners. Can you match up the king's children and grandchildren with their choice of spouse?
Average, 13 Qns, Red_John, Dec 03 22
Category: George V
Average
Red_John
Dec 03 22
211 plays
36.
 World Flags: Just One Change
  Just One Change    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Making just one change to a country's flag can turn it into the flag of another country. Can you identify the national flags based on the changes indicated to the illustrated ones?
Average, 10 Qns, Red_John, Sep 25 20
Category: World Flags
Average
Red_John
Sep 25 20
345 plays
37.
  One City, Two Stations   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Most cities in the UK have just a single railway station. However there are some that have more than one bearing the name of the town or city. Can you match these locations with the pairs of stations they share their name with?
Average, 10 Qns, Red_John, Dec 31 22
Category: U.K. Railways
Average
Red_John
Dec 31 22
403 plays
38.
  American Firsts   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
America is a land of firsts. Can you answer these questions about some of the firsts in American history?
Average, 15 Qns, Red_John, Jul 05 21
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9,10
Average
Red_John
Jul 05 21
746 plays
39.
 World Flags: British Dependencies and Territories
  British Dependencies and Territories    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Although the United Kingdom is made up of four constituent countries, it also has responsibility for a number of 'Crown Dependencies' and 'Overseas Territories'. Can you identify the flags of these areas?
Average, 10 Qns, Red_John, Aug 25 20
Category: World Flags
Average
Red_John
Aug 25 20
283 plays
40.
  Taxonomy of Major League Sports - Part I   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
The National Football League has 32 teams, several of which are named for animals. Here we have some animal names from the NFL, but can you match them with their bionomial scientific name?
Easier, 10 Qns, Red_John, Jan 04 22
Recommended for grades: 12
Easier
Red_John
Jan 04 22
325 plays
41.
  Hitchcock's Leading Men   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Alfred Hitchcock is famous for his leading ladies, but he also used a number of great leading men. Can you match the leading man to the film?
Easier, 10 Qns, Red_John, Feb 13 20
Category: Hitchcock, Alfred
Easier
Red_John
Feb 13 20
616 plays
42.
  The English Abroad 3 - More than One at a Club 2    
Classification Quiz
 12 Qns
As of the end of the 2022-23 season, England internationals have played for 19 European clubs, eight of which have had more than one England player in their team. Can you match the players here with the European clubs they represented (Part 2 of 2)
Average, 12 Qns, Red_John, Aug 16 23
Average
Red_John
Aug 16 23
85 plays
43.
  Kubrick's Inspiration    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Over the course of his career, Stanley Kubrick made just thirteen feature films, ten of which were adapted from other works. Can you match the film with the author of the piece it was based on?
Easier, 10 Qns, Red_John, Feb 23 22
Easier
Red_John
Feb 23 22
233 plays
44.
  NASA's Astronauts - Groups 3 to 7   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
By 1963, NASA found a need for increasing numbers of astronauts to keep up with the packed schedule of flights to meet President Kennedy's deadline to land on the Moon. Can you answer these questions about Astronaut Groups 3 to 7?
Average, 15 Qns, Red_John, Mar 13 23
Category: Man in Space
Average
Red_John
Mar 13 23
78 plays
45.
  The One Where You Match The Parents   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
We all know who played our six favourite friends. But can you match their parents with the actors that played them?
Easier, 10 Qns, Red_John, Mar 06 21
Easier
Red_John
Mar 06 21
323 plays
46.
  Should Have Succeeded   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Over the course of British history, there have been a number of individuals that should have succeeded to the throne, but died before they had the chance. Can you match the monarch with their late heir?
Average, 10 Qns, Red_John, Feb 05 22
Category: U.K. Royals
Average
Red_John
Feb 05 22
209 plays
47.
  Music by Mike Post    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
There are many TV shows with many iconic TV theme tunes. Can you answer these ten questions about TV shows that are all linked by their theme tune having being written by the great Mike Post?
Tough, 10 Qns, Red_John, Jun 05 23
Category: Things in Common
Tough
Red_John
Jun 05 23
252 plays
48.
  The London Premier   popular trivia quiz  
Label Quiz
 10 Qns
At the start of the 2021-22 season, the Premier League welcomed its 50th member. Of the fifty, one-fifth were from London. Here, we've given you visual clues to those 10 London clubs, in the order they joined the Premier League. Can you work them out?
Average, 10 Qns, Red_John, Jan 16 22
Average
Red_John
Jan 16 22
707 plays
49.
  NASA's Astronauts - Groups 1 to 3   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In 1959, NASA recruited its first spacemen, when seven test pilots became the first US astronauts. Following them, more groups were recruited to meet the need for men to fly in space. Can you answer these questions about Astronaut Groups 1 to 3?
Average, 10 Qns, Red_John, Mar 09 23
Category: Man in Space
Average
Red_John
Mar 09 23
146 plays
50.
  By Queen - or One of Its Members   popular trivia quiz  
Classification Quiz
 15 Qns
Each member of Queen is responsible for writing a number of their most famous tracks, so can you match each songs with its credited writer, whether it was Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon, or credited to the four as a group?
Average, 15 Qns, Red_John, Sep 23 22
Category: Queen
Average
Red_John
Sep 23 22
302 plays
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