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SixShutouts66 has been a FunTrivia author since May 12 16 and has written 62 quizzes. SixShutouts66 writes for many different categories, but is most active in People, Sports, and Geography, and has won 1 Editor's Choice award on submitted quizzes.

  • has earned 1,188 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • last seen online Jan 30 23, and most recent quiz went online May 31 22.

Bio: Originally from Seattle, worked as computer programmer
Hobbies: Sports, puzzles, walking
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1.
We can readily identify people responsible for many inventions and discoveries. However, the reality is much more complicated; and other people oftentimes have legitimate claims to these discoveries. Let's look at them.
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Apr 10 19
Category: Inventors
Average
SixShutouts66
Apr 10 19
1420 plays
2.
  In the Name of the Arts .... and Arthurs popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The man's name Arthur has a long history dating back to at least King Arthur. How much do you know about these people named Arthur and its derivatives?
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Jun 01 22
Category: First Names A-B
Average
SixShutouts66
Jun 01 22
211 plays
3.
  The Detective's Sidekick great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
The sidekick in mystery novels serves many purposes: narrator, gofer, foil, companion, and purveyor of false theories among others. Match the detective with his or her sidekick.
Average, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, May 21 22
Average
SixShutouts66
May 21 22
166 plays
4.
  Living with Parkinson's popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Parkinson's is a debilitating disease that can hinder one's quality of life. What do you know about these people afflicted with Parkinson's, who have not let it stop them?
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, May 17 22
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9,10
Category: Who Am I?
Average
SixShutouts66
May 17 22
191 plays
5.
  I Also Wrote (US Authors) popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 3 mins
Match a famous book written by an American author with one of the less famous ones by the same author. For example, "The Maltese Falcon" matches with "The Thin Man", both by Dashiell Hammett.
Easier, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, Oct 03 20
Easier
SixShutouts66
Oct 03 20
475 plays
6.
  Former US State Capitals great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 3 mins
A Funtrivia question noted that 25 US states have changed their capital city at least once. Match the current capital (no state given) with one of its previous capitals (state or territorial).
Easier, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, Mar 18 19
Category: State capitals
Easier
SixShutouts66
Mar 18 19
562 plays
7.
  Genes or Nepotism - Famous Relatives great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
Many famous entertainers have noteworthy parents or grandparents. Match the entertainers with clues to their their famous relatives in this two level quiz.
Easier, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, Jan 23 20
Easier
SixShutouts66
Jan 23 20
509 plays
8.
  American First Ladies great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 3 mins
You may recognize Michelle Robinson and Hillary Rodham as ladies who married men who became U.S. presidents. Try to match some lesser known women to their presidential husband.
Easier, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, Sep 21 18
Easier
SixShutouts66
Sep 21 18
557 plays
9.
  Only The Name's The Same popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Let the confusion begin. Some famous people are bedeviled by the fact that another famous person has the same name. Can you tell them apart?
Easier, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Jun 17 21
Category: Same Surname
Easier
SixShutouts66
Jun 17 21
453 plays
10.
  England: Places, People, and Customs popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Identify some of the unique places and events of England. Some require more than a perfunctory knowledge of England, but I've tried to help with some hints in the question.
Easier, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Jul 19 22
Category: Mixed England
Easier
SixShutouts66
Jul 19 22
1035 plays
11.
  Wait, I'm on that List too (Geography) great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
I'll give you a list of places, and you have to determine the connection between them (e.g. African rivers). Then identify which of your four choices is also a member of that list.
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Jan 30 22
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Average
SixShutouts66
Jan 30 22
303 plays
12.
Many US cities and towns were named for older cities and towns in the UK - you can take a Brit from his home, but you can't take his love for his home away. Match the name with the short descriptions of the US and UK locations.
Average, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, Nov 01 18
Category: Place Names
Average
SixShutouts66
Nov 01 18
633 plays
13.
  You Can't Shop There Anymore (US) top quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
Remember that favorite American store where you loved to shop, but which has disappeared over time? Let's match the store with the main product you would have bought there. Happy memories of what once was and is no more.
Average, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, Feb 10 18
Category: U.S. Corporations
Average
SixShutouts66
Feb 10 18
570 plays
14.
  Untranslatable German Words great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
One beauty of foreign languages is their ability to convey an emotion or event in a single word that has no equivalent English word. Let's learn about some German words that fit this.
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Dec 18 21
Category: German
Average
SixShutouts66
Dec 18 21
240 plays
15.
  Models of Defunct American Manufacturers popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
I've lived long enough that many of the US car manufacturers of my youth sadly no longer exist. Try to match the car model to the manufacturer.
Easier, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Nov 03 16
Category: USA Cars
Easier
SixShutouts66
Nov 03 16
387 plays
16.
Do not give up hope if you have two strange letters at the head of a crossword puzzle answer. Match words that start with these unusual pairs of letters with their definitions.
Very Easy, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, Aug 03 20
Very Easy
SixShutouts66
Aug 03 20
516 plays
17.
  I Also Wrote (British Authors) - 15 questions - 4 mins
How deep is your knowledge of British authors? Match a famous work by an author with one of their less famous works (e.g. "The Man Who Would be King" with "Kim", both by Rudyard Kipling).
Average, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, Sep 11 20
Category: British Literature
Average
SixShutouts66
Sep 11 20
305 plays
18.
  I Invented This Word - 15 questions - 4 mins
Oh to be an author. If you can't think of the right word, you can invent one. In fact many were so good that they're now everyday words. Match the word with the author who invented it.
Average, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, Sep 25 21
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Category: Language Use
Average
SixShutouts66
Sep 25 21
295 plays
19.
  Homeless to High Society great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
It helps to be born with the proverbial silver spoon, but not always. These rich and famous people were once homeless and are modern-day Horatio Alger heroes. Try to identify them
Easier, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Nov 15 18
Category: Famous People
Easier
SixShutouts66
Nov 15 18
391 plays
20.
  Lovelier than a Poem popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 3 mins
Joyce Kilmer wrote he'd never seen a poem lovely as a tree. Besides their beauty, trees serve a multitude of purposes from food to construction to medicine. Match up these trees with their description or use.
Easier, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, Nov 26 18
Category: Trees
Easier
SixShutouts66
Nov 26 18
440 plays
21.
  Popular Music Anthems popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 5 mins
Popular songs and music often have had a second life when groups adopt the song as an anthem for their cause. How much do you know about some of these songs?
Average, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, Jul 09 20
Average
SixShutouts66
Jul 09 20
279 plays
22.
  Famous Brits Born Overseas top quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
Many famous British figures were actually born overseas, either in one of the British colonies or later immigrated to Great Britain. Match the celebrities to their country of birth.
Average, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, Sep 20 17
Category: England
Average
SixShutouts66
Sep 20 17
405 plays
23.
  Awards You Don't Want to Receive top quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
Usually an award is recognizes an achievement and is something to be proud of. However, you don't want to receive these mock awards given for lack of achievement. Match the unfortunate behavior with the award.
Average, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, May 07 18
Average
SixShutouts66
May 07 18
267 plays
24.
  Panhandles of the US - 10 questions - 3 mins
In the US the term panhandle is used for a narrow piece of land that juts out from a state border into another state, in part because they look like pan handles on maps. How much do you know about these interesting areas?
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, May 13 21
Average
SixShutouts66
May 13 21
283 plays
25.
Put aside your personal feeling about the tragedys and futility of warfare. Here are examples of relatively recent conflicts that have faded from the memory of many people, but may be fascinating to fellow trivia buffs.
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Jun 23 16
Category: Assorted Wars
Average
SixShutouts66
Jun 23 16
450 plays
26.
  Names Turned Pink - 15 questions - 4 mins
Many first names that historically were used for boys are now used primarily as girls' names in the US. Match famous males with some of these names to their surnames, such as Hilary with Waugh for the writer Hilary Waugh.
Average, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, Aug 06 20
Category: Names
Average
SixShutouts66
Aug 06 20
322 plays
27.
  The Emerald City (Seattle) popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
You probably know more about Seattle than you think you do. Here's to the city of Boeing, Microsoft, Amazon, Starbucks, grunge music, and my birthplace.
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Jul 27 22
Category: Washington
Average
SixShutouts66
Jul 27 22
253 plays
28.
  More Places in the UK popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Here are some more questions about places in the United Kingdom.
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Jul 04 19
Category: United Kingdom
Average
SixShutouts66
Jul 04 19
471 plays
29.
  Diss Words for Eliza Doolittle popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
Eliza just embarrassed Henry Higgins by screaming "bloody right"! Let's help her by matching her lower class terms of disrespect with the term a refined lady would use that would be less offensive or politically correct.
Average, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, Mar 19 17
Average
SixShutouts66
Mar 19 17
314 plays
30.
  Ruins of the British Isles top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The English countryside contains many ruins of castles, abbeys, and other magnificent buildings that remind us of life in an earlier and sometimes magical day. Can you identify facts about these places?
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Jun 25 20
Average
SixShutouts66
Jun 25 20
402 plays
31.
  Gotcha: Hoaxes - Famous and not-so Famous great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Humans have the unfortunate tendency to deceive others, and just as unfortunately they often find others who fervently believe their deceptions. How well do you remember some of these hoaxes?
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Apr 15 19
Category: Frauds & Hoaxes
Average
SixShutouts66
Apr 15 19
329 plays
32.
  I Also Wrote (Foreign Language Books) popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
Match two works by the same author that were written in a language other than English. For instance, the Iliad would be matched with the Odyssey, both attributed to Homer.
Average, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, Mar 26 21
Average
SixShutouts66
Mar 26 21
174 plays
33.
  The Wife of a Detective - 10 questions - 4 mins
Although the single detective is the norm in mysteries, many are married. His wife may assist him; or in other cases, their marriage is under stress due to job and family conflicts. Match the detectives with their wives.
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Jun 14 19
Average
SixShutouts66
Jun 14 19
251 plays
34.
  Cities Criminals Should Avoid popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
Many of the best detective novels portray life in various cities. One immediately associates Miss Jane Marple with the tiny hamlet of St Mary Mead, Philip Marlowe with early Los Angeles etc. Can you match these detectives with their locales?
Average, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, Apr 12 17
Average
SixShutouts66
Apr 12 17
344 plays
35.
  Interregnums in History great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
I'm fascinated by short-lived periods of history, like the Russian government between the fall of the tsars and the ascendancy of Communism. These are often swept aside and forgotten. Identify these transitional periods in history.
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Sep 16 16
Category: Random History Mix
Average
SixShutouts66
Sep 16 16
419 plays
36.
  Rudely Interrupted by Death great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Death waits for no man, nor the completion of his great achievement. Let's look at great works or landmark achievements that were left in an incomplete state by death.
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, May 17 18
Average
SixShutouts66
May 17 18
336 plays
37.
For every victor there are the vanquished. How much do you remember about the athletes who carried great hopes into the Olympic Games and saw their efforts vanish in a lack of success.
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Jul 01 21
Category: Olympic Games
Average
SixShutouts66
Jul 01 21
199 plays
38.
  English Stately Homes popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
During our three years in the UK, we used Kodak's Treasure Houses of England as a guide to that country's great estates. Join us as we visit some of these stately homes and others - and try to identify the homes or facts about them.
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Sep 24 18
Average
SixShutouts66
Sep 24 18
261 plays
39.
  Geographical Penultimates - 15 questions - 6 mins
Here's a chance to honor wrong answers to all sorts of geography questions asking for the highest, lowest, or other best in category answers. Let's see if you can name the second best in various geographical categories.
Tough, 15 Qns, SixShutouts66, Jul 23 20
Tough
SixShutouts66
Jul 23 20
203 plays
40.
  Vacation White Houses - 10 questions - 4 mins
Match the president with his vacation home or "Working White House". As a caution several presidents used more than one location.
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, May 24 16
Average
SixShutouts66
May 24 16
337 plays
41.
Here's a list of once well-known and powerful leaders who have been relegated to the back pages of history. Let's rescue them from oblivion, at least for a short moment.
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Jan 06 20
Average
SixShutouts66
Jan 06 20
348 plays
42.
  American College Football Rivalry Trophies popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
American college football rivals often play for possession of a traveling trophy. For example, Florida and Georgia have a yearly battle for the Okefenokee Oar. Match the rivalry trophy with the pair of schools fighting for it.
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Nov 17 18
Average
SixShutouts66
Nov 17 18
154 plays
43.
  The Other Cities of Europe popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
I'm traveling through Europe, but I'm avoiding the capital city and the most populous city in each of the countries. If it's Tuesday, it may be Belgium; but it won't be Brussels.
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Jul 28 16
Category: Europe - Travel
Average
SixShutouts66
Jul 28 16
399 plays
44.
  Sports Could Have Beens great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
A.E. Houseman wrote a famous poem about the athlete dying young, before his skills faded away. A more tragic case is the athlete who never had the chance to reach his or her full potential. Here's a tribute to many of them.
Tough, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Apr 14 17
Tough
SixShutouts66
Apr 14 17
268 plays
45.
  Iconic Sports Pictures popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Many sports moments involving American athletes have been captured in iconic photographs. I'll describe the picture and you'll identify the person or team.
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Jun 27 16
Category: USA Mixed
Average
SixShutouts66
Jun 27 16
380 plays
46.
  The Jesuits - 10 questions - 5 mins
The Jesuits are the largest religious order of the Roman Catholic Church. Founded by Ignatius Loyola in 1540, they have been controversial movers and shakers for over 400 years. What do you know about the history of this order?
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Mar 11 19
Average
SixShutouts66
Mar 11 19
195 plays
47.
  Undaunted by a Stutter - 10 questions - 5 mins
Stuttering affects about 1 percent of adults. For many this can be a severe handicap that limits their potential due to fear and embarrassment. Identify some surprising people who overcame the the trauma of stuttering.
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Jul 07 19
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10,11,12
Category: Who Am I?
Average
SixShutouts66
Jul 07 19
263 plays
48.
  Dual Duel Survivors popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Many lives have been lost in senseless duels. Fortunately many duels ended with both combatants still alive. Follow the clues and name these misguided souls who went on to accomplish great things after surviving a duel.
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Sep 02 21
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10,11,12
Category: Who Am I?
Average
SixShutouts66
Sep 02 21
194 plays
49.
  What Day Is It? - World Calendars - 10 questions - 4 mins
We're accustomed to our own (Gregorian) calendar; however, there are or have been many different calendars in the world. How much do you know about them?
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Apr 25 21
Category: Thematic Time
Average
SixShutouts66
Apr 25 21
142 plays
50.
  Sports Goats or Not popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Athletes can have long and successful careers, but may be remembered most for one catastrophic mistake. In many of these instances the athlete has borne an unfair burden, given other mitigating circumstances.
Average, 10 Qns, SixShutouts66, Jun 04 16
Category: USA Mixed
Average
SixShutouts66
Jun 04 16
262 plays
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