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Sallyo has been a FunTrivia author since Apr 24 03 and has written 114 quizzes. Sallyo writes for many different categories, but is most active in General Knowledge, Literature, and People, and has won 1 Editor's Choice award on submitted quizzes.

  • has earned 7,586 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.

Bio: I am a writer and lecturer from Tasmania. I collect children's books (especially from the mid 20th Century) and am also interested in names and useless information. I write poetry for the heck of it, and make crosswords ditto.
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by Sallyo
1.
  Which Tree is Me? editor best quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about trees. Read each short rhyme to find the clues, and then use them to decide which of the four suggested trees best fits the description.
Tough, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Sep 27 13
Category: Garden Name Game
Tough
Sallyo
8147 plays
2.
  Easiest-Peasiest   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
My Easier-Peasier Quiz got Average. I am DETERMINED this time to get EASY! Please don't let me down! Hint: read the questions carefully.
Easier, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Jan 09 24
Easier
Sallyo
Jan 09 24
11037 plays
3.
  Easier Peasier    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
My Simple Quiz is tough, my first Easy Peasy quiz is Average. I am DETERMINED to get an 'Easy' ranking on this one!
Average, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Nov 14 22
Average
Sallyo
Nov 14 22
11778 plays
4.
  Which Flower Am I?   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Each verse introduces a flower and offers a choice of four possible identifications. Correct answers to the first nineteen questions form the initials to the final answer. I hope you enjoy this quiz as much as I enjoyed writing it.
Average, 20 Qns, Sallyo, Feb 14 24
Average
Sallyo
Feb 14 24
8912 plays
5.
  Animals Observed   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is an easy quiz about animals. Using observation and a bit of common sense you should be able to get most of these right.
Average, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Jan 30 21
Average
Sallyo
Jan 30 21
12823 plays
6.
  Three Major Monsters   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about three major monsters, dragons, vampires and werewolves. It's just for fun, but see how much you know about them!
Average, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Feb 25 22
Average
Sallyo
Feb 25 22
11428 plays
7.
  10 The Ninth Doctor Questions   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The ninth Doctor in the series "Doctor Who" was played by Christopher Eccleston. See what you remember about his series.
Average, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Oct 01 06
Average
Sallyo
6325 plays
8.
  Australia - 1960s and 70s   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The 1960s and 1970s... Viet Nam, Protests, Pot and Free Love? That's not what I remember! Come with me back to my childhood and see how much you know.
Average, 10 Qns, sallyo, May 29 10
Category: Mixed Australia
Average
sallyo
4488 plays
9.
  More Monsters   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Following the popularity (well, lots of people have played it!) of my first monster quiz, I'm having another go. I hope you join me!
Average, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Apr 07 22
Average
Sallyo
Apr 07 22
6151 plays
10.
  Garden Flowers   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This is a simple quiz about cottage garden flowers. Most of them are well known, but some of the questions will require a bit of thought and good knowledge of the English language.
Tough, 15 Qns, Sallyo, Jan 21 21
Category: Garden Name Game
Tough
Sallyo
Jan 21 21
4187 plays
11.
  Elizabeth Who?   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
The questions in this quiz relate to people who bear some form of the name Elizabeth. At least, most of them are people!
Average, 15 Qns, Sallyo, Sep 21 21
Category: First Names E-G
Average
Sallyo
Sep 21 21
5445 plays
12.
  Anne Who?   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about Anne. Anne Who? That's what you need to decide! Good luck.
Average, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Jun 17 20
Category: First Names A-B
Average
Sallyo
Jun 17 20
5146 plays
13.
  A-Easy    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How is your general knowledge? Here are some A-related questions.
Tough, 10 Qns, sallyo, Oct 09 11
Category: A
Tough
sallyo
8631 plays
14.
  Who's Style?   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
Characters in "Dr Who" have worn some weird looks in their time. Here's a quiz where you match the style to the character.
Average, 25 Qns, Sallyo, Mar 03 10
Average
Sallyo
1768 plays
15.
  Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Right. My Simple Quiz turned out to be Tough. This time I'm determined to get Easy. So there.
Average, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Mar 14 13
Average
Sallyo
5751 plays
16.
  Which Way is Right?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
As a manuscript assessor, I see a great many common errors. See if you can navigate through the minefield of the Top Ten!
Average, 10 Qns, sallyo, Jun 29 18
Average
sallyo
Jun 29 18
5027 plays
17.
  Logical Plotting   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
For this quiz, I want you to think like an author. I'll provide plot twists, and you choose the appropriate response. Have fun!
Tough, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Dec 09 23
Category: Miscellaneous
Tough
Sallyo
Dec 09 23
6799 plays
18.
  Naked, Nude, Bare, Starkers...   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Nude, lewd, crude, rude... is it just a coincidence that these words all rhyme? This quiz is about nakedness... so, come and test your knowledge on jay-birds, bares and other naked facts!
Difficult, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Aug 10 20
Difficult
Sallyo
Aug 10 20
5120 plays
19.
  Which Plant am I?   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Plant. That word a noun is; Plant. That word a verb is. Plant. A thing that authors use In their novels to confuse Yet in this pleasant, simple quiz All I ask - What Plant is This?
Average, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Jan 05 22
Category: Garden Name Game
Average
Sallyo
Jan 05 22
5131 plays
20.
  Colour My Words    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
We live in a world of colour, so it's not surprising that the names of colours have worked their way into our words. This quiz is all about words that are also colour names. Have fun!
Tough, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Jul 10 13
Tough
Sallyo
6792 plays
21.
  Be Australia!   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
BBBBut what do you know abbbbout Australia? Come and do my B-quiz. All the answers have something to do with the letter B.
Average, 10 Qns, sallyo, Mar 29 24
Category: Mixed Australia
Average
sallyo
Mar 29 24
2239 plays
22.
  Georgette Heyer and Her Books   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Georgette Heyer's books have been popular for eight decades, and are still in print. This quiz will test your knowlege of the books, and of their author.
Average, 15 Qns, Sallyo, Sep 30 13
Category: Heyer, Georgette
Average
Sallyo
1552 plays
23.
  Serenity, the Tulip and the Tardis   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This is a quiz about three of my favourite science fiction programmes, "Doctor Who", "Firefly" and "Starhunter 2300".
Average, 15 Qns, sallyo, Jan 16 23
Category: Mixture: Sci-Fi
Average
sallyo
Jan 16 23
963 plays
24.
  D-Easy!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These questions are all D-Easy ones!
Average, 10 Qns, sallyo, Jul 01 17
Category: D
Average
sallyo
5069 plays
25.
  Australian Treasure Hunt   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
We're going on a treasure hunt, Throughout the land I know, I'll give you clues and hints galore, There's lots of treasure, let's find more! So come on; have a go!
Average, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Dec 30 21
Category: Australia
Average
Sallyo
Dec 30 21
3265 plays
26.
  The Island of Tasmania    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about the island of Tasmania, where my family has lived for seven generations. I hope you enjoy it.
Average, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Nov 23 19
Category: Tasmania
Average
Sallyo
Nov 23 19
2182 plays
27.
  Foyle's War   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about one of my favourite television programmes; "Foyle's War". The questions are all general. You won't be asked about specific episodes.
Average, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Apr 03 20
Category: Foyle's War
Average
Sallyo
Apr 03 20
536 plays
28.
  Elizabeth Who Too   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about people or things that answer to the name Elizabeth or one of its diminutives. See how many you can identify.
Average, 10 Qns, Sallyo, May 19 13
Category: First Names E-G
Average
Sallyo
1903 plays
29.
  Authorial Family Ties   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The following names are all of well-known writers and some of their family members. See if you can match the first names with the correct surname. All writers have had large sales and amassed great popularity, so none is obscure. Most are British.
Average, 10 Qns, sallyo, Aug 30 13
Category: Writers & Authors
Average
sallyo
2040 plays
30.
  D'Australia    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
D-d-do you know Australia? All the questions in this quiz have something to d-d-d-do with the letter D!
Average, 10 Qns, sallyo, Dec 02 21
Average
sallyo
Dec 02 21
2693 plays
31.
  From the Mixed up Mind of Sallyo    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I'm your original mud stick. I live where I have always lived, and thus have quite a few books. This quiz is about stuff I have picked up along the years. I'm looking forward to seeing who else shares my odds and ends of useless information.
Tough, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Jul 30 17
Tough
Sallyo
2701 plays
32.
  E-Australia!   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
E is for Australia? Not exactly, but the questions that follow all have to do with the letter E.
Average, 10 Qns, sallyo, May 23 06
Average
sallyo
3267 plays
33.
  "New Tricks" Series Three   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I think "New Tricks" is one of the best shows around. The questions in this quiz all pertain to the first four episodes of series three.
Tough, 10 Qns, sallyo, Nov 07 06
Category: N
Tough
sallyo
372 plays
34.
  10 Questions: New Tricks Multiple Choice Quiz   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"New Tricks" is a splendid British comedy drama with intelligent scripts and great acting. It is set in a department that re-examines open cases. See what you know about the first series.
Average, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Oct 30 06
Category: N
Average
Sallyo
437 plays
35.
  Agatha Christie's "The Hollow".   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"The Hollow", by Agatha Christie, was published in 1946. This quiz, which contains spoilers, refers to the book, not the TV adaptation.
Average, 10 Qns, sallyo, May 08 09
Average
sallyo
539 plays
36.
  E-Easy    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
ThE quEstions in this quiz arE all Easy. sEE how you go!
Average, 10 Qns, sallyo, Jun 25 19
Category: E
Average
sallyo
Jun 25 19
2933 plays
37.
  The Doctor and Co   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are some questions about the Doctors and some of their assistants and adventures. See what you remember.
Average, 10 Qns, sallyo, Nov 04 06
Average
sallyo
2000 plays
38.
  Ah, Australia!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ah, Australia! Here's a quiz about Australian things, all concerned with the letter A. Caution; read questions carefully. Read what is there, not what you expect to be there.
Average, 10 Qns, sallyo, Jun 03 13
Average
sallyo
3135 plays
39.
  The Doctor is in   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Doctor has travelled to a great many places. See if you can identify the settings of some of his adventures!
Difficult, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Aug 07 07
Difficult
Sallyo
2795 plays
40.
  Questions on Mary Who?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is all about people named Mary. See how many of them you can identify!
Tough, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Aug 05 21
Category: First Names M-P
Tough
Sallyo
Aug 05 21
1430 plays
41.
  Who's Who in "Doctor Who"    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Here are some names of people and characters associated with "Doctor Who". See how many you can identify.
Tough, 15 Qns, Sallyo, Feb 20 19
Tough
Sallyo
Feb 20 19
1711 plays
42.
  AlcatraZ Words    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
AlcatraZ Words begin with one letter and end with the one that lies opposite in the alphabet. A and Z are opposites. So are B and Y and C and X. Thus boy is an AlcatraZ Word. Word is also an AlcatraZ WorD!
Average, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Oct 04 22
Average
Sallyo
Oct 04 22
1683 plays
43.
  Name the Place    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Famous people, things and events are often connected strongly with one or two places. This quiz is all about these connections.
Tough, 15 Qns, Sallyo, Aug 01 15
Tough
Sallyo
3362 plays
44.
  Toms    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is all about people and things bearing some form of the name Thomas. See how much you know!
Average, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Apr 08 10
Average
Sallyo
2106 plays
45.
  B-Easy    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
B-easy, the questions in this quiz are all b-easy ones!
Average, 10 Qns, sallyo, Dec 29 06
Category: B
Average
sallyo
2650 plays
46.
  Who's Helpers!   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Doctor had a number of companions, but he was also helped by other characters. Come and revisit some of them!
Tough, 10 Qns, sallyo, Jan 25 06
Tough
sallyo
893 plays
47.
  There's Also One in Tasmania    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about place names in Tasmania that are duplicated elsewhere in the world. See how much of this dual geography you remember.
Average, 10 Qns, Sallyo, Sep 13 12
Category: Tasmania
Average
Sallyo
1674 plays
48.
  Asimov's Black Widowers   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This quiz is about the "Black Widowers" books of Isaac Asimov. Since few could remember the titles, twists and turns of individual plots, most of the questions will deal with the club and its members, rather than idividual stories.
Tough, 15 Qns, Sallyo, Nov 19 03
Category: Asimov, Isaac
Tough
Sallyo
436 plays
49.
  William Who?    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
The people in this quiz all went by a form of the name "William". The answer will always include some form of the name "William" as well as other parts of the name (surname, title, nickname etc). Clues will tell you how many words to use.
Average, 15 Qns, Sallyo, Sep 14 21
Category: First Names T-Z
Average
Sallyo
Sep 14 21
1143 plays
50.
  Vintage Australian TV   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These are some of the programmes I remember from watching Tasmanian television during the 1960s, 70s and 80s. See how many you remember!
Tough, 10 Qns, sallyo, Jun 09 09
Category: Australian TV
Tough
sallyo
1225 plays
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