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Rowena8482 has been a FunTrivia author since Feb 14 07 and has written 320 quizzes. Rowena8482 writes for many different categories, but is most active in Literature, Music, and General Knowledge, and has won 6 Editor's Choice awards on submitted quizzes.

  • has earned 17,422 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • last seen online Apr 13 24, and most recent quiz went online Feb 24 24.

Bio: I am in the North East of England, at the Seaside, between the long fall sewage outlet and the nuclear power station. I have 5 kids, (Gothson, No2 Son, The Roving Pink Marshmallow of Havoc, Mickey Dripping and 'The Baby'), and a long-suffering husband, all of whom have the requisite number of limbs, heads and other appendages, and I triv to forget.
Hobbies: Reading, knitting, and Quizzing
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by Rowena8482
1.
  How Invertebrates Changed the World editor best quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"Mike and Row's Invertebrate Inquizitions" bring you ten instances when the course of history was changed by an invertebrate creature of one kind or another.
Tough, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Sep 09 11
Tough
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6968 plays
2.
  It's Not Irrelevant, It's a Hippopotamus! editor best quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Let's don our pith helmets, hitch up our khaki shorts, roll our puttees, and set off on a Grand Safari in search of the elusive Hippo. Warning: Some questions may cause rolling of eyes and groaning, and they are all utterly irrelevant!
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Jul 08 17
Category: Thematic Animals
Average
Rowena8482
Jul 08 17
2537 plays
3.
  Rush, Rush editor best quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about the first five pairs of teammates (and their teams) to rush over 1000 yards each during the same regular season. There's one 'near miss' team also.
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Nov 01 09
Category: NFL Records
Average
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4044 plays
4.
  Something Fishy Going On? editor best quiz    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
11 sportsmen playing 10 different sports, and each of them has got something fishy going on with their name or nickname. How many of them do you know?
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Feb 10 10
Average
Rowena8482
2005 plays
5.
  Going, Going, Ghana editor best quiz    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How much do you know about participation of the African nation of Ghana in the Olympic Games over the years?
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Jan 01 11
Category: Africa
Average
Rowena8482
1201 plays
6.
  Aral Is Lost editor best quiz    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Once one of the largest lakes in the world, the Aral Sea has been reduced to a mere puddle by comparison, in just a few years. How much do you know about this vanishing sea?
Tough, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Mar 19 23
Category: Asia - Regions
Tough
Rowena8482
Mar 19 23
827 plays
7.
  Famous Duanes (and Dwaynes)    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The people in this quiz have one thing in common - they are all called Dwayne or Duane.
Tough, 10 Qns, rowena8482, Apr 16 07
Category: First Names C-D
Tough
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348 plays
8.
  A Time to Every Purpose Under Heaven    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Master Harper Robinton
This quiz is a glimpse into the life of Master Robinton of Pern, who helped guide the population through dark days, to the eventual removal of the deadly threat posed by Thread.
Tough, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Feb 22 24
Tough
Rowena8482
Feb 22 24
46 plays
9.
  "A Human Being should be able..."   popular trivia quiz  
Fun Fill-It
 18 Qns
According to Lazarus Long
This quiz is about the famous quote from "Time Enough for Love" when Lazarus Long defined what a human should be able to do.
Very Easy, 18 Qns, Rowena8482, Feb 24 24
Very Easy
Rowena8482
Feb 24 24
139 plays
10.
  Silver    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
All these songs have "Silver" in the title or lyrics. How many do you remember?
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Feb 18 24
Category: Individual Colours
Average
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Feb 18 24
629 plays
11.
  Willard Price's "Adventure" Series    
Collection Quiz
 14 Qns
Can you remember the titles of Willard Price's series about the adventures of Hal and Roger Hunt?
Average, 14 Qns, Rowena8482, Nov 06 23
Category: P Authors
Average
Rowena8482
Nov 06 23
62 plays
12.
  Malory Towers?    
Collection Quiz
 10 Qns
Can you remember which of Enid Blyton's characters were pupils at Malory Towers?
Easier, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Oct 08 23
Category: Malory Towers
Easier
Rowena8482
Oct 08 23
165 plays
13.
  Amazing Races   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Every Race needs a starting line, especially one as diverse as Humanity. How many of these ten examples can you get from our geographical clues?
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Jul 31 13
Category: Where on Earth?
Average
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8072 plays
14.
  The Writings of Robert Heinlein    
Collection Quiz
 15 Qns
Robert Heinlein was a prolific author of science fiction for over fifty years. Do you know which of these books and short stories he wrote?
Average, 15 Qns, Rowena8482, Sep 28 23
Average
Rowena8482
Sep 28 23
98 plays
15.
  What Would Mother Think?   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
All the mothers in this quiz had children who made a name for themselves one way or another. How many of them do you recognise from my clues?
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, May 13 16
Average
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4298 plays
16.
  A Lovely Pair of Coconuts   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
... and some other interesting souvenirs were collected by Rowena, PDAZ, Doublemm and Eburge on their recent trip around the world. See if you can work out where they found each one.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Jun 28 15
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11
Very Easy
Rowena8482
4313 plays
17.
  The Oyster is My World   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
As part of "Mike and Row's Invertebrate Inquizitions" series, I give you the humble oyster... or things loosely connected, somehow, by the word oyster anyway!
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Apr 27 20
Average
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Apr 27 20
5961 plays
18.
  Ten Silly Mistakes    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Have you ever spotted any of these errors that I found in some famous movies?
Difficult, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Dec 01 10
Difficult
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9354 plays
19.
  Leading Ladies   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How many of these intrepid lady explorers and their exploits do you know?
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Dec 10 16
Category: Explorers
Average
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5650 plays
20.
  Invertebrates in Mythology    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Perhaps surprisingly, there are lots of invertebrates which feature in the mythology of various cultures through the ages. Come and take a quick look at some of them with me...
Tough, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Feb 13 10
Category: Beasts of Myth
Tough
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6846 plays
21.
  The Bahamas   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Although they are close to the coasts of Florida and Cuba, the Bahamas have a character that is all their own. Let's take a brief tour of the islands.
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Oct 22 11
Category: Bahamas
Average
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4794 plays
22.
  Bundle of Joy    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How many of these "Joy"ous people and things do you remember?
Difficult, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Jul 09 17
Category: Thematic Emotions
Difficult
Rowena8482
Jul 09 17
9040 plays
23.
  Someone Named You WHAT?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Some celebrities are as famous for their outlandish name as their work, but which of these ten celebs were actually given their name at birth?
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, May 29 19
Category: Real Name
Average
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May 29 19
1763 plays
24.
  There are Bugs in the Bible?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Can you get the missing word or phrase from these ten Bible quotations which mention invertebrates of one kind or another? (KJV used for reference)
Tough, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, May 11 11
Category: Finish the Verse
Tough
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5529 plays
25.
  Spineless on Screen    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
All the films in this quiz have one thing in common - they somehow feature an invertebrate of one kind or another. How many of them can you get?
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Dec 07 18
Category: Animals in Movies
Average
Rowena8482
Dec 07 18
5674 plays
26.
  Twist in My Sobriety   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In 1927, aged 9, my Grandma signed "the pledge" - let's take a look at the history and roots of the various Temperance Movements around the world over the years.
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Apr 19 19
Category: Social History
Average
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Apr 19 19
3512 plays
27.
  Average Eritrea Quiz - 10 Questions   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Perhaps one of the most overlooked countries of Africa, as well as one of the most recently fully independent; let's take a quick tour of Eritrea.
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Nov 17 14
Category: Eritrea
Average
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4286 plays
28.
  Word Alchemy    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How many of these magicians, witches, and wizards do you remember?
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Jun 08 18
Category: Fantasy
Average
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Jun 08 18
5419 plays
29.
  When I Was Very Young...    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
...way way back in the 1970s, life seemed much simpler. How many of these things, that amused and entertained me as a child, can you remember?
Tough, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Jan 21 12
Category: The 1970s
Tough
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5180 plays
30.
  A Grand Invertebrate Tour of the Globe    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
See if you can follow my geographical clues and work out the places that these ten invertebrate "beasties" share a name with.
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Aug 31 21
Category: Mixed Destinations
Average
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Aug 31 21
5592 plays
31.
  Spineless Singers and Spineless Songs    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
As part of "Mike and Row's Invertebrate Inquizitions", all the songs and/or artists in this quiz feature an invertebrate in their name or lyrics. How many of them can you remember?
Tough, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Sep 28 10
Category: Animals in Songs
Tough
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6333 plays
32.
  What's Your 10-20? Over.    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How well do you remember the classic 1978 trucker movie "Convoy"?
Tough, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Sep 17 10
Category: Cm - Cq Movies
Tough
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4853 plays
33.
  Never Smile at a Crocodile    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
For he has more and sharper teeth than you! Let's have a look at some of the weird and wonderful varieties of teeth that nature has provided for various species over the years.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Sep 18 23
Category: Thematic Bones
Difficult
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Sep 18 23
6319 plays
34.
  Invertebrates in Children's Books    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How many of these invertebrates, featured in children's and young adult books, do you know?
Difficult, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Mar 14 13
Category: Animal Themes
Difficult
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6555 plays
35.
  "Comic"al Invertebrates    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
You know all about Spiderman, but how many of these less well known invertebrate comic book characters (and one TV cartoon) can you spot?
Tough, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Apr 05 20
Tough
Rowena8482
Apr 05 20
5251 plays
36.
  Animal Alphabet Part One    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
For my first ever foray into the "Animals" category, I thought I'd work my way through the alphabet with a question for each letter (except E) This quiz is the result from A - K...
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Dec 09 23
Average
Rowena8482
Dec 09 23
2393 plays
37.
  Slugs and Snails and Squiddy Tales    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
As part of "Mike and Row's Invertebrate Inquizitions", this quiz features some invertebrates from various kid's TV shows over the years.
Tough, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, May 13 17
Tough
Rowena8482
5054 plays
38.
  All in the Name of Spineless Science    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
All the scientists in this quiz have one thing in common - among many other amazing achievements they have had at least one species of invertebrate named after them. How many of them do you recognise from my clues?
Tough, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Nov 04 12
Category: Scientists
Tough
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4918 plays
39.
  Musical Invertebrates    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
As part of "Mike and Row's Invertebrate Inquizitions" I give you another helping of 'spineless music'. These songs, and/or artists, all mention invertebrates somewhere in their name or lyrics.
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Apr 03 10
Category: Animals in Songs
Average
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5540 plays
40.
  How Many Toads...    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How many of these "toad related" things do you know?
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Apr 27 20
Average
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Apr 27 20
3868 plays
41.
  Weevils and Woodlice and Whelks, Oh My!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How much do you know about these three types of invertebrate "wee beasties"?
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Aug 28 21
Average
Rowena8482
Aug 28 21
4614 plays
42.
  The Marshall Islands   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Republic of the Marshall Islands, in Micronesia, is one of the world's 47 island nations. Let's take a brief tour of this fascinating place...
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Oct 26 11
Category: Marshall Islands
Average
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3212 plays
43.
  Rocket Science for Kids!   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
People often say "it's not rocket science" when something is simple, implying rocket science is hard. Let me show you that rocket science isn't "rocket science" at all - it's easier than you think!
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Jul 30 09
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Average
Rowena8482
1483 plays
44.
  This Quiz Is About Kylie...    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
...or is it? Even if you know nothing at all about the lovely Miss Minogue (or anyone else named Kylie!) you should still be able to do well with your general knowledge.
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Apr 26 14
Average
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2524 plays
45.
  Edge of the World    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
There have been lots of references to the phrase "Edge of the World" in music, film, and literature over the years. See how many of these examples you remember.
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Aug 25 17
Category: Thematic Phrases
Average
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Aug 25 17
3279 plays
46.
  If It's Not Bhutan, It Must Be...   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
...Somewhere else! How many of these countries, all beginning with B, can you get from my "Bhutan related" clues?
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Jul 28 22
Average
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Jul 28 22
4204 plays
47.
  The Ultimate Once Were Warriors Quiz    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How well do you remember this gritty hard hitting story set among a New Zealand urban Maori community?
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, May 04 19
Category: Once Were Warriors
Average
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May 04 19
1795 plays
48.
  If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home Now!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How many of these famous literary residences (and their residents) do you remember?
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, May 15 14
Average
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1962 plays
49.
  Azerbaijan    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Let's take a brief tour of this fascinating country; once part of the USSR, and now an independent state.
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Oct 22 11
Category: Azerbaijan
Average
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2784 plays
50.
  The Trouble With Trilobites    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How much do you know about these fascinating extinct "wee beasties" from way back in prehistoric times?
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Nov 18 13
Category: Paleontology
Average
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1548 plays
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