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SisterSeagull has been a FunTrivia author since Mar 07 11 and has written 142 quizzes. SisterSeagull writes for many different categories, but is most active in World, Movies, and Music, and has won 1 Editor's Choice award on submitted quizzes.

  • has earned 3,558 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • last seen online Apr 13 24, and most recent quiz went online Jan 04 18.

Bio: A retired British Army veteran with knowledge of all aspects of the military. Professional photographer for many years. Now a part-time maintenance engineer. In semi-retirement I indulge myself with my love of woodworking and make toys that I often donate to good causes... That's me!
Hobbies: Toymaking, photography, sea angling, shooting, archery, music and quizzing.
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by SisterSeagull
1.
  Europe's Great Sacred Buildings - 1 editor best quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
For this quiz I will be taking a tour of some of Europe's great religious buildings. During my journey, I will be visiting some of the continent's largest and most beautiful places of worship.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Feb 05 17
Average
SisterSeagull
700 plays
2.
Fishing: Waste Knot Want Knot
  Waste Knot, Want Knot   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Many of us have been there; you spend hours waiting for that bite from your lifetime's best fish and then... disaster! You lose it because of a poorly tied knot. This author challenge quiz looks at a number of the most popular knots used by anglers.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Mar 29 17
Category: Fishing
Average
SisterSeagull
310 plays
3.
  General Science for a Young Einstein   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz covers a number of general scientific topics including questions about physics, biology, geology and chemistry.
Easier, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Oct 27 22
Recommended for grades: 5,6,7
Category: Science for Kids
Easier
SisterSeagull
Oct 27 22
3178 plays
4.
Ha  Hm Movies: Non Nobis Domine Non Nobis Henry V
  "Non Nobis Domine, Non Nobis"- "Henry V"   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 15 Qns
This quiz examines the 1989 Kenneth Branagh production of what is, arguably, the greatest of William Shakespeare's historical plays. As with the earlier 1944 Olivier version, this film boasts a stellar cast of its day.
Easier, 15 Qns, SisterSeagull, Aug 10 17
Category: Ha - Hm Movies
Easier
SisterSeagull
Aug 10 17
206 plays
5.
  A 'Percentage' of Places - The United Kingdom   best quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
The clues in this match quiz cryptically point toward a number of UK towns and cities... This is the first 'taster' of a series that I have planned. I hope that you enjoy working them out.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Aug 07 17
Recommended for grades: 2,3,4,5
Very Easy
SisterSeagull
Aug 07 17
946 plays
6.
  Photography: Watch the Birdie  Starting Digital Photography This quiz looks at digital cameras and some basic techniques that those interested in digital photography should be familiar with. The points covered in this quiz apply to all digital cameras and some may also apply to traditional film cameras.
Average, 15 Qns, SisterSeagull, Jul 23 17
Category: Photography
Average
SisterSeagull
Jul 23 17
454 plays
7.
Scotland: Speed Bonnie Boat Like a Bird on the Wing
  Speed, Bonnie Boat, Like a Bird on the Wing    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Surely one of the most beautiful places in the world and a personal favourite, the Isle of Skye is Scotland's second most visited place after the City of Edinburgh. This quiz examines this wonderful Scottish island.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Nov 15 18
Category: Scotland
Average
SisterSeagull
Nov 15 18
424 plays
8.
Summer Donna: Hot Stuff  The Fabulous Miss Donna Summer
  Hot Stuff! - The Fabulous Miss Donna Summer   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
This ten question photo quiz looks at the life and career of the Queen of Disco... LaDonna Adrian Gaines, otherwise known as the fantastic Miss Donna Summer!
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Sep 14 23
Category: Summer, Donna
Average
SisterSeagull
Sep 14 23
391 plays
9.
  Scaramouche Scaramouche! Will You Do The Fandango?   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz looks at some of the most popular glam rock bands and songs in Britain during the 1970s; an anthology of the British glam rock genre between 1970 and 1979, each year being represented by one song or artist prominent during that period.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Nov 20 14
Category: 1970s Music
Average
SisterSeagull
2017 plays
10.
Military Vehicles: Armoured Vehicles of Nazi Germany 1939  1945
  Armoured Vehicles of Nazi Germany 1939 - 1945   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
This first quiz of two looks at a small number of the armoured vehicles fielded by Nazi Germany during World War II. Fortunately, Germany's industrial output was never, in the long run, going to match that of the Allied powers. Most fortunately...
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Mar 14 18
Category: Military Vehicles
Average
SisterSeagull
Mar 14 18
239 plays
11.
  War is Hell! But Sometimes Hilarious - Dad's Army   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz takes a look at one of the best loved BBC comedy shows of all time; Eighty episodes of pure comedy gold - The evergreen 'Dad's Army'. I sincerely hope that any fan of British comedy wherever they might be, will enjoy this quiz!
Easier, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Aug 03 21
Category: Dad's Army
Easier
SisterSeagull
Aug 03 21
746 plays
12.
 Southwest England: A Pictorial Journey Around South West England
  A Pictorial Journey Around South West England   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
This, my first photo quiz, takes us on a tour around a number of points of interest in the counties of Devon and Cornwall in the glorious south west of England. I hope that you enjoy it!
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Jul 28 16
Average
SisterSeagull
436 plays
13.
  "How Do You Eat Yours?" - British Advertising   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
This match quiz looks at some of the more memorable slogans used in UK commercials during the twentieth century and up to the present day. Simply match the word or phrase to complete the slogan.
Easier, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Jul 06 17
Category: UK Commercials
Easier
SisterSeagull
Jul 06 17
682 plays
14.
  How it Works - "Watch and Shoot!"   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
This technology quiz examines the inner workings of a typical small arm. To compile this quiz I used a selection of small arms. All you, the player, needs to do is match the component parts with the description provided.
Easier, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Apr 13 16
Category: Firearms
Easier
SisterSeagull
617 plays
15.
  'Music For Chameleons' - Animals in Rock   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Animals have always been popular subjects for musicians to write about either directly or indirectly. This ten question match style quiz takes a look at some of the creatures appearing in a selection of songs from over the last five decades.
Easier, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Nov 27 16
Category: Animals in Songs
Easier
SisterSeagull
701 plays
16.
Art History: Eggsquisite Eggsamples of Gothic Art 11501499
  Eggsquisite Eggsamples of Gothic Art 1150-1499   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
The Gothic style flourished in Europe between the twelfth and fifteenth centuries and saw the creation of some of the most beautiful works of art ever created. Every selection in this challenge quiz has a connection with the word 'egg' in the title.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Aug 24 16
Category: Art History
Average
SisterSeagull
384 plays
17.
In this quiz we shall be examining some of the typical and not-so-typical breakfast fare from cultures around the world. Gather your cutlery, pick a table, pull up a chair and enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Mar 19 16
Category: Breakfast Foods
Easier
SisterSeagull
840 plays
18.
  Never Before!   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz looks at 'firsts', events that had never happened before; a look at world changing events and some of the individuals involved in them.
Easier, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Feb 08 18
Easier
SisterSeagull
Feb 08 18
1407 plays
19.
  Money Grown On Trees   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
The adage says that money doesn't grow on trees. Maybe not, but until recent developments in the use of polymers, the raw material certainly did. This challenge quiz looks at banknotes featuring images of trees of significance printed upon them.
Easier, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Aug 04 17
Category: Currencies
Easier
SisterSeagull
Aug 04 17
583 plays
20.
Dance Music: Vienna
  Vienna    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
'Vienna'... a 1980s electro-pop anthem which still remains hugely popular today. This quiz examines the electro-pop genre which had its roots in the late 1970s, which greatly influenced the music of the early 1980s and continues to do so today.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Aug 17 16
Category: Dance Music
Average
SisterSeagull
753 plays
21.
  "By God Sir, I've Lost My Leg!" - Military Quotes   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz takes a look at some of the most famous quotes made by leaders, commanders and soldiers both on and off the field of battle throughout history.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Oct 20 15
Category: War History
Average
SisterSeagull
816 plays
22.
Before Nintendo and the X-Box, kids played with tangible objects called toys. This match format quiz looks at some of the toys and games that those of us of a certain age were entertained by. Have fun matching the toy, or game, with their descriptions.
Easier, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, May 01 16
Category: Toys by Decade
Easier
SisterSeagull
721 plays
23.
  From San Carlos to Stanley - A Conflict Timeline   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Claiming the lives of 255 British and 649 Argentine soldiers, the Falklands conflict took place during the spring and summer of 1982. This quiz follows the timeline of events in what could be considered to be Britain's last 'colonial' war.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Mar 09 16
Category: Falklands War
Average
SisterSeagull
398 plays
24.
  Did I Say That Out Loud? - Epic Faux-Pas!   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
We've all done it at some stage and this quiz takes a light-hearted look at those 'foot-in-mouth' moments. Things that some have uttered, actions that some have committed and later lived to regret... or some that have just been silly!
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Mar 30 19
Average
SisterSeagull
Mar 30 19
695 plays
25.
Band Names: Picture This  Band Names in Pictures 1
  'Picture This' - Band Names in Pictures 1    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
It is said that a picture paints a thousand words... Well, hopefully it will be just two words in this offering. The aim of this picture quiz is to simply work out the band name from the picture clues provided and the clues in the questions.
Difficult, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Sep 30 17
Category: Band Names
Difficult
SisterSeagull
Sep 30 17
309 plays
26.
  War Is Hell! But Sometimes Hilarious - Allo, Allo   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Enjoying a television run lasting from September 1984 until December 1992, 'Allo, Allo' was the longest running wartime situation comedy from the writing team of Jeremy Lloyd and David Croft.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Oct 18 14
Category: Allo Allo
Average
SisterSeagull
545 plays
27.
  Scoff, Scran, Mongee - British Regional dishes   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
It's not all fish and chips, omelettes and bangers and mash here in England. We British have a reputation for serving some of the blandest and most flavourless food anywhere. Hopefully this quiz may help to alter this perception!
Easier, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Jul 12 13
Category: British Foods
Easier
SisterSeagull
754 plays
28.
There have been few British entertainers deserving of the description 'national treasure', but Sir Bruce Forsyth is one. This match quiz takes a brief look at the life and times of this recently deceased, consummate professional.
Easier, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Mar 22 18
Category: Forsyth, Bruce
Easier
SisterSeagull
Mar 22 18
326 plays
29.
  US Cinema - 'Once Upon a Time in America' - Part 1   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This is the first of two quizzes examining director Sergio Leone's magnificent, romantic, violent but moving epic 'Once Upon a Time in America'. This quiz does contain spoilers and the questions are not necessarily in any chronological order.
Average, 15 Qns, SisterSeagull, Feb 28 15
Average
SisterSeagull
366 plays
30.
  "Tea, Fathers? - Aww, Go on, Go on, Go on!"   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A short quiz about the first series of the hilarious religious sitcom 'Father Ted'. Further quizzes detailing subsequent series of this show will follow. I hope you enjoy this one!
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Dec 30 14
Category: Father Ted
Average
SisterSeagull
342 plays
31.
  "Memoirs.... My Memoirs" - The Ealing Comedies   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The film studios located in Ealing, West London, produced a series of films that have become known as the Ealing Comedies. It was difficult, but this quiz looks at these classic examples of British humour without giving too much away!
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Oct 20 13
Category: British Cinema
Average
SisterSeagull
371 plays
32.
  The Bayeux Tapestry - A medieval masterpiece   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Relating to the story of the conquest of England in 1066 by William of Normandy, this unique work of art has been kept in the city from which it takes its name for over 900 years.
Average, 15 Qns, SisterSeagull, Oct 01 22
Average
SisterSeagull
Oct 01 22
884 plays
33.
  World War II Aviation... What's in a Nickname?   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A brief quiz about the nicknames given to some well-known, and not-so-well-known WW2 aircraft; not 'official' nicknames, but the names given to them by the crews that flew them and by the airmen that were confronted by them. I hope you enjoy it.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Sep 11 13
Category: Air Forces
Average
SisterSeagull
707 plays
34.
  Dylan Thomas - A Quiz About Llareggub?   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
This match quiz looks at the life and work of the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas, arguably one of the 20th century's greatest poets, playwrights and script-writers.
Easier, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, May 23 16
Category: Thomas, Dylan
Easier
SisterSeagull
141 plays
35.
  Have Guild, Will Travel - Guilders Favourites   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
For this quiz, the Quiz Makers Guild transport you to those places that they have visited in their travels and which count amongst their favourites. Put on your seat belts and enjoy the ride.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Mar 09 16
Category: Mixed Destinations
Average
SisterSeagull
517 plays
36.
Averaging at around three pounds in weight, the human brain is the most complex entity in the universe... as far as we know. This short quiz looks at some of the distressing diseases and conditions that may affect this amazing organ.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, May 11 16
Average
SisterSeagull
317 plays
37.
  Disney's Classics - 'Bedknobs and Broomsticks'   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
I first saw this film in 1971 as an eleven year old and it has remained a firm favourite ever since. This quiz contains spoilers, but I hope that you enjoy playing it!
Average, 15 Qns, SisterSeagull, Aug 13 15
Average
SisterSeagull
406 plays
38.
  The English Warbow   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This quiz covers aspects of the weapon that made England the great Medieval superpower that it was for 400 years.
Tough, 15 Qns, SisterSeagull, Mar 26 11
Tough
SisterSeagull
685 plays
39.
  Croeso i Sir Benfro! - Pembrokeshire   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A short quiz inspired by yet another visit to the beautiful Principality of Wales. On this occasion we visit the far western county of Pembrokeshire.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Oct 26 15
Category: Wales
Average
SisterSeagull
197 plays
40.
  "Pass, Queen Elizabeth's Keys... All is Well!"   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The ten questions in this general knowledge, mixed quiz all have a connection to the words 'key' or 'keys'.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Apr 22 21
Category: Thematic Keys
Average
SisterSeagull
Apr 22 21
1057 plays
41.
  A Box and a Bunch of Strings 3 - Guitars!   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is the third and final quiz in my series about the guitar. I hope you have enjoyed playing this one and have also tried, and enjoyed, the other two.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Dec 16 12
Category: Guitar
Average
SisterSeagull
280 plays
42.
  "Napalmed To The Bone" - It's Motörhead!   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
"We are Motörhead and we play rock and roll!" So cried Lemmy at the outset of every live performance I've ever seen by this British post-punk rock band. I hope you enjoy this look at the classic line-up of one of Britain's most popular rock bands.
Average, 15 Qns, SisterSeagull, May 09 17
Category: Motorhead
Average
SisterSeagull
256 plays
43.
  "Time Not Important; Only Life Important"   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This quiz looks at the 1997 film that has it all; action, adventure, great effects and comedy; the award winning 'The Fifth Element' is considered one of the most entertaining films of the Sci-Fi genre ever made... Think of it as 'Die-Hard' in space!
Average, 15 Qns, SisterSeagull, Nov 02 17
Average
SisterSeagull
Nov 02 17
177 plays
44.
  A Geographical Tour of Thomas Hardy's Wessex   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Thomas Hardy, the Victorian writer and poet, gave many of the locations in his works a 'Wessex' name. This quiz looks at some of the features, towns and villages that exist and at the Wessex place names that Hardy used in place of their real names.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Dec 07 13
Average
SisterSeagull
250 plays
45.
  Highway Star    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
During the 1940s, 1950s and into the 1960s, the BSA company was not just the largest producer of motorcycles in the UK, but the largest producer in the world. This quiz looks at a number of their motorcycles; their very own 'Highway Stars'.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Jul 04 16
Category: Motorcycles
Average
SisterSeagull
629 plays
46.
  Rush - "Packaged Like A Rebel Or A Hero"   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
A pen and paper might prove useful at the end of this quiz! Answering all the questions correctly and solving the final anagram will give you the title of a song from one of this fine band's albums.
Average, 15 Qns, SisterSeagull, Sep 20 15
Category: Rush
Average
SisterSeagull
239 plays
47.
  Classic British Cinema - Powell and Pressburger   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This short quiz takes a general look at the lives and at a small number of the films of Powell and Pressburger. Although there may be one or two spoilers, I hope that these won't ruin your enjoyment of these films in the future!
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Jun 13 15
Category: Celebrities M-P
Average
SisterSeagull
373 plays
48.
  Left! Right! Left! Right! British Army Foot Drill    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Foot and arms drill are important components in the training of a soldier; it instils discipline, pride and a sense of teamwork. This quiz looks at British Army foot drill, and covers some common movements that may be encountered on a day to day basis.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Sep 17 19
Category: U.K. Military
Average
SisterSeagull
Sep 17 19
475 plays
49.
  'Twas a Dark, Black, Night - Rock Music On Vinyl   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This 'Adventures in Authoring' challenge looks at the 'Dark', the colour 'Black' and the 'Night' in rock music. I sincerely hope that you enjoy this quiz... I pulled my entire vinyl collection apart looking for suitable material for this one!
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Jul 17 22
Average
SisterSeagull
Jul 17 22
650 plays
50.
  Anarchy In The UK! - Punk Rock    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz, one of a series inspired by conversations at work, looks at musical genres from a British perspective. When punk rock exploded onto the British music scene in late 1976 it rocked the musical establishment to its foundations.
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Jan 29 16
Average
SisterSeagull
343 plays
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