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Snowman has been a FunTrivia author since Apr 21 07 and has written 139 quizzes. Snowman is a generalist author, preferring to author quizzes across all categories, with the most common being People, General Knowledge, and Sports, and has won 9 Editor's Choice awards on submitted quizzes.

  • has earned 12,445 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • has adopted / renovated 5 quizzes that required editing work to date.
  • last seen online Feb 29 24, and most recent quiz went online Feb 25 24.

Bio: I intend to live forever. So far, so good.
Hobbies: er... quizzing!
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by Snowman
1.
  Common Bond 10 Questions: A Pilgrims Common Bond
  A Pilgrim's Common Bond editor best quiz    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Nine pilgrims take on a journey to re-create a famous tale from literature. As they ride to their destination each tells a story of their life that will lead us to the famous person that links them all.
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Feb 18 24
Average
Snowman
Feb 18 24
286 plays
2.
  How Hard Can It Be? editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Your ambition is to get into the "Guinness World Records". Ok, no problem. Just follow these tips and tricks and you might just make it. After all, how hard can it be?
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Nov 18 23
Category: World Records
Average
Snowman
Nov 18 23
183 plays
3.
  Olympic Problems editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Olympic Games is a celebration of great sporting endeavour; the highest; the fastest; the strongest. But it doesn't always run smoothly.
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Jan 16 24
Category: Olympics History
Average
Snowman
Jan 16 24
196 plays
4.
  Rugby World Cup: France 2023 editor best quiz   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The tenth edition of the iRB Rugby World Cup took place in France in late 2023. It was a tournament full of quality, surprises and a few firsts.
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Oct 29 23
Category: iRB World Cup
Average
Snowman
Oct 29 23
89 plays
5.
  Nursery Rhymes: The Horrible Truth editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Those innocent sounding ditties that you sing to your children contain hidden secrets of licentiousness, death and sacrifice. Let's take a look at some of the more sinister amongst them.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, Snowman, Mar 14 13
Category: Nursery Rhymes
Very Difficult
Snowman
11532 plays
6.
  The Yorkshire Ripper editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Yorkshire Ripper was a brutal murderer of women in England in the 1970s and 1980s. The hunt for him was protracted and error-strewn, but the police finally got their man.
Tough, 10 Qns, Snowman, Apr 01 23
Category: Serial Killers
Tough
Snowman
Apr 01 23
4027 plays
7.
  Those We Lost in 2009 Pt I editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
2009 saw the passing of many great people who made significant contributions to all facets of our lives. In part one, we look at those who left us from January to April.
Tough, 10 Qns, Snowman, Sep 03 09
Tough
Snowman
4309 plays
8.
  Should've Seen THAT Comin' editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
For as long as people have been writing, people have been writing hoaxes. Authors, publishers and readers have all been duped but should they have seen it coming?
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Feb 12 11
Average
Snowman
3815 plays
9.
  Snowman and the Half-Peeled Quince editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"Snowman, I'm stuck for ideas. Can you help?" So asked JK Rowling as she prepared to begin her sixth "Harry Potter" novel. "Don't fear, Jo," I said. "Leave it with me!"
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Apr 08 20
Category: Thematic Media
Average
Snowman
Apr 08 20
752 plays
10.
  Battle of the Sexes   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
There have been some funny, and pithy, things said on the subject of love and marriage. See if you know who said what in this little collection of gems. This quiz is adapted from the original by romaz.
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Jan 21 24
Category: Quotes
Average
Snowman
Jan 21 24
381 plays
11.
  Translations of Anne Frank's Diary   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Anne Frank's diary was first published in 1947. As its importance became apparent it was soon translated into more than 70 languages and was read around the world. Let's explore some of the history of how it got from the diary to "The Diary".
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Jan 08 24
Category: Frank, Anne
Average
Snowman
Jan 08 24
188 plays
12.
  Which Doctor?   best quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
You have an issue and need to see a doctor. But which one? This quiz is adapted from the original "Doctor, Doctor" by author angelmouse.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Snowman, Jan 14 24
Very Easy
Snowman
Jan 14 24
1046 plays
13.
  Track and Field Legends    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
What do you know about the greats of Track and Field? Can you match each athlete to their achievements?
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Feb 23 24
Category: Track & Field
Average
Snowman
Feb 23 24
71 plays
14.
  Las Vegas Entertainment   great trivia quiz  
Classification Quiz
 16 Qns
Everyone visits Vegas for the entertainment right? In that case you should be able to sort each of these shows into their correct category. I'll bet you can.
Average, 16 Qns, Snowman, Feb 01 24
Average
Snowman
Feb 01 24
293 plays
15.
  The Islands of the Seychelles    
Collection Quiz
 13 Qns
Uninhabited until the 18th century, the 115 islands of the Seychelles have been mainly named by the first European settlers from France. Can you sort the Seychellois islands from the rest? And don't worry - I'm not asking for all 115.
Very Easy, 13 Qns, Snowman, Feb 19 24
Category: Seychelles
Very Easy
Snowman
Feb 19 24
115 plays
16.
Sleuths: Props to You
  Props to You   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Time for some sleuthing. From the ten objects with which they are associated, and a few clues, can you deduce which TV detective is the prime suspect?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Snowman, Dec 01 23
Category: Sleuths
Very Easy
Snowman
Dec 01 23
982 plays
17.
  Who's Left?   best quiz  
Collection Quiz
 15 Qns
Leaders of the UK Labour Party
The post of Leader of the Labour Party was established in 1922 following a strong UK general election performance that year for the party of the centre left. From this list, select those who have held the post in its first 100 years.
Average, 15 Qns, Snowman, Jan 01 24
Category: U.K. Government
Average
Snowman
Jan 01 24
210 plays
18.
  One Name, Two Cities   best quiz  
Label Quiz
 10 Qns
Many cities in the US share their names with towns and cities in the UK. From the clues provided can you locate the namesakes on the UK map?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Snowman, Jan 11 24
Category: United Kingdom
Very Easy
Snowman
Jan 11 24
1202 plays
19.
  I Met My Maker in Mexico   great trivia quiz  
Collection Quiz
 15 Qns
The actors in all these movies all journeyed to meet their (film) makers in Mexico, even though not all of the movies were set there.
Average, 15 Qns, Snowman, Nov 19 23
Category: Common Locations
Average
Snowman
Nov 19 23
218 plays
20.
  Sort Your Eds Out   best quiz  
Ordering Quiz
 11 Qns
From their nicknames or titles and their parentage can you place these King Edwards of England and the UK into the order that they reigned?
Easier, 11 Qns, Snowman, Dec 06 23
Category: U.K. Royals
Easier
Snowman
Dec 06 23
213 plays
21.
  Belgium's Golden Generation    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
International footballers
Belgium entered the 2018 World Cup and Euro 2020 as the world's number one team. But although they collectively failed to win the big prizes they seemed destined for, their golden generation of players won plenty at club level.
New Game, 10 Qns, Snowman, Feb 25 24
Category: Belgium
New Game
Snowman
Feb 25 24
21 plays
22.
  "Ghosts": How Did They Die?   top quiz  
Ordering Quiz
 10 Qns
"Ghosts" (UK)
The ghosts of Button House come from different eras of history. By the time the five series have come to an end we have learned a lot about how they died. Based on the method of death, can you put them in the order in which they died?
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Nov 18 23
Category: Ghosts
Average
Snowman
Nov 18 23
145 plays
23.
Languages: Letter For Letter
  Letter For Letter   top quiz  
Photo Match
 10 Qns
Linguistic false friends
At FunDelivia what our international clients want, they get - no matter what the request. We aim to find and deliver every item but it seems that some things have got lost in translation.
Easier, 10 Qns, Snowman, Jan 04 24
Category: Languages
Easier
Snowman
Jan 04 24
277 plays
24.
  The Size of Wales   popular trivia quiz  
Ordering Quiz
 10 Qns
With an area of 20,779 sq km and a length of 274km, the size of Wales is a universally recognised unit of geographical measurement. Can you match the object to its size relative to Wales?
Tough, 10 Qns, Snowman, Jan 02 24
Tough
Snowman
Jan 02 24
70 plays
25.
Cetaceans and Sirenians: The Size of Whales
  The Size of Whales   best quiz  
Ordering Quiz
 10 Qns
The word cetacea derives from the Latin for huge fish. From the list of whales and dolphins can you establish the correct order from largest to smallest?
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Jan 01 24
Average
Snowman
Jan 01 24
302 plays
26.
  A Beginning, a Middle and an End   great trivia quiz  
Classification Quiz
 18 Qns
All stories should have a beginning, a middle and an end. But in what order? Simply put these items in the correct category according to where they came in their own stories.
Average, 18 Qns, Snowman, Jan 20 24
Average
Snowman
Jan 20 24
212 plays
27.
  Classic Arcade Games 1-2-3   top quiz  
Classification Quiz
 15 Qns
From the golden era of arcade games, the 1970s and 1980s, can you place each of the games in the correct position in the franchise?
Average, 15 Qns, Snowman, Feb 02 24
Average
Snowman
Feb 02 24
90 plays
28.
  Loose Connections   great trivia quiz  
Mystery Sort
 16 Qns
Inspired by BBC TV's "Only Connect" here is a series of connected items to sort into to four groups of four. If you know the show, you should know what to expect. If you don't... well, good luck!
Average, 16 Qns, Snowman, Jan 12 24
Category: Mystery Sort
Average
Snowman
Jan 12 24
313 plays
29.
  Great Political Speeches: Winston Churchill   best quiz  
Fun Fill-It
 15 Qns
Winston Churchill was a master orator and the speeches he gave in the early days of his Prime Ministership were among his finest hours. Fill in the blanks and feel inspired.
Easier, 15 Qns, Snowman, Jan 17 24
Category: Winston Churchill
Easier
Snowman
Jan 17 24
146 plays
30.
  Why So Blue?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Starting with the word 'blue' add and change letters to find someone who has been blue.
Easier, 10 Qns, Snowman, Feb 12 24
Category: Change a Letter
Easier
Snowman
Feb 12 24
274 plays
31.
  I'm in a Rock 'n' Roll Band (Again)   best quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Some guitarists have had success with multiple bands and as solo artists. Simply match the guitarist to the correct career trajectory.
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Feb 03 24
Category: Guitarists
Average
Snowman
Feb 03 24
296 plays
32.
  Gather Stones Together    
Classification Quiz
 12 Qns
I have gathered some quality performers to play at the Stonecutters Festival this year. Only problem is I've mixed up the playlists. Can you sort out which song belongs in which set?
Easier, 12 Qns, Snowman, Feb 08 24
Category: Which Band?
Easier
Snowman
Feb 08 24
149 plays
33.
  Great Political Speeches: JFK    
Fun Fill-It
 20 Qns
September 12, 1962: John F. Kennedy addresses a crowd at Rice University, Texas to outline an extremely ambitious project that was sadly not to be completed within his lifetime.
Easier, 20 Qns, Snowman, Feb 09 24
Category: Kennedy, John F.
Easier
Snowman
Feb 09 24
118 plays
34.
  Great Political Speeches: Nelson Mandela    
Fun Fill-It
 18 Qns
As Nelson Mandela stood trial in 1964 on the charge of sabotage against the Supreme Court, he stood in the dock and gave a speech in his own defence that told the world of the suffering of the African people against the government of South Africa.
Average, 18 Qns, Snowman, Feb 22 24
Average
Snowman
Feb 22 24
45 plays
35.
  English Football Club Nicknames   best quiz  
Classification Quiz
 15 Qns
English football clubs have a wide variety of nicknames inspired by all manner of things. Simply match the club to the type of nickname that they have.
Average, 15 Qns, Snowman, Oct 29 23
Average
Snowman
Oct 29 23
224 plays
36.
  Unexplained Disappearances   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are ten questions about some of the more infamous disappearances of people in the last 150 years.
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Jun 16 14
Category: The Unexplained
Average
Snowman
13419 plays
37.
  The Movie Should Be Made   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
All film productions have their troubles but it's on a totally different scale when an actor dies before the film is complete. Here are ten actors whose final curtain fell before the final scene but whose directors said "the movie should still be made."
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Jan 21 13
Average
Snowman
6379 plays
38.
  The Best Quiz in the World...   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
...and other outrageous lies. Here are ten of history's greatest porkers.
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Aug 02 18
Category: Mixed Bag
Average
Snowman
Aug 02 18
4693 plays
39.
  My True Love Guild to Me - 10th Day   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Quiz Maker Guild author Snowman has wrapped a Christmas quiz gift of "Ten Lords A-Leaping". This year his true love gave him ten Christmas gifts on the tenth day, each linked to those leaping lords. Can you fathom what he received?
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Sep 15 17
Average
Snowman
Sep 15 17
9016 plays
40.
  Those Sporting Cats   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Lithe, graceful and deadly, and sometimes very sleepy, cats big and small are the perfect simile for the successful athlete. Not surprisingly then, cat-like nicknames have been applied to teams and individuals across the sporting world.
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Oct 13 09
Average
Snowman
8263 plays
41.
  The Death of Kings   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Unlike the Egyptians, the English took little care of their dead kings. As the scramble for succession took hold, kings were left to die unregarded and some were even lost! How did they die, why did they die and what happened next?
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Aug 16 12
Category: U.K. Royals
Average
Snowman
8433 plays
42.
  Our Dumb Century   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Can you guess the year and the events described by these spoof headlines from 'The Onion'?
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Jan 26 15
Average
Snowman
8521 plays
43.
  The Art of Being Wrong   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Predicting the future is at best brave and at worst foolhardy. Time is a harsh mistress and many of the subjects of this quiz have not been treated well.
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Jul 18 13
Average
Snowman
4788 plays
44.
  Fibonacci's Films   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Leonardo Fibonacci needed a break from devising theorems so he decided to have himself a weekend movie marathon. From the clues given can you work out which ten movies he hired?
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Sep 07 11
Average
Snowman
5280 plays
45.
  Sing Our Own Song   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Band names are tricky to think of. Sometimes the easiest way to find one is to take the name of one of your favourite songs. Here are ten bands who did exactly that.
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Dec 14 23
Average
Snowman
Dec 14 23
185 plays
46.
  Belize It Or Not   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The small Central American nation on the Caribbean coast is a country full of unbelievable sights.
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Feb 02 20
Category: Belize
Average
Snowman
Feb 02 20
4841 plays
47.
  On Christmas Day in the Mo(u)rning   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Christmas is usually a time of cheer, but sadly for some it has been a less pleasant time. Here are ten famous people for whom Christmas Day was their last.
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Dec 22 09
Average
Snowman
3305 plays
48.
  Those We Lost in 2009 Pt II   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
2009 saw the passing of many great people who made significant contributions to all facets of our lives. In part two, we look at those who left us from May to August.
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Jun 28 23
Average
Snowman
Jun 28 23
3001 plays
49.
  More Money than Sense   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Once you've made it as a celebrity you are granted greater freedom to explore your creative talents. However, sometimes these projects are more to do with vanity than commercial sense, as these ten examples demonstrate.
Easier, 10 Qns, Snowman, Aug 26 12
Category: Celebrity Grab Bag
Easier
Snowman
2404 plays
50.
  Rejected   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Everybody receives rejections at some point in their lives. It's how you respond to them that defines your character.
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, May 04 14
Category: Famous People
Average
Snowman
1609 plays
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