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supersal1 has been a FunTrivia author since Jul 03 03 and has written 68 quizzes. supersal1 writes for many different categories, but is most active in People, General Knowledge, and Entertainment, and has won 2 Editor's Choice awards on submitted quizzes.

  • has earned 6,910 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.

Bio: Granny of many, mother of greyhounds.
Hobbies: Today I walked through the shadow of the valley of death. I'll never get the hang of that satnav.
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by supersal1
1.
  The Great British Battleaxe editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Not a quiz about mediaeval weaponry, but rather a fond look at various formidable female characters and the women who portrayed them.
Average, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Jun 29 21
Average
Supersal1
Jun 29 21
4608 plays
2.
  Sal's Sniggers editor best quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Following on from my previous quiz "Sal's Sob Story" here is a quiz about various forms of entertainment that have made me laugh out loud.
Tough, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Jul 09 13
Tough
Supersal1
3366 plays
3.
  100 Greatest Britons - Part 10   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is the tenth and final part of my series of quizzes based on a public survey undertaken by the BBC in 2002 to find the 100 greatest Britons of all time. Unsurprisingly, the quiz covers places 10-1, working in reverse order.
Easier, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Jan 21 09
Category: U.K. People
Easier
Supersal1
6899 plays
4.
  Greatest Sexy Moments of Film and TV   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is inspired by Channel 4's survey to find the 100 Greatest Sexy Moments from film and TV. The choices in the quiz do not necessarily reflect the view of the author!
Tough, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Feb 26 10
Tough
Supersal1
9963 plays
5.
  "Snakes! Why Did It Have To Be Snakes?"   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Snakes have given us some very frightening, thrilling and sometimes funny moments on film. This quiz takes a look at some films that feature snakes.
Average, 10 Qns, supersal1, Feb 22 22
Category: Animals in Movies
Average
supersal1
Feb 22 22
6617 plays
6.
  Around Antigua and Barbuda   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Find out how much you know about the small but perfectly formed islands of Antigua and Barbuda.
Easier, 10 Qns, supersal1, Jun 15 23
Category: Antigua & Barbuda
Easier
supersal1
Jun 15 23
5161 plays
7.
  100 Greatest Britons - Part 2   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is the second in my series of quizzes inspired by the BBC public vote to find the 100 greatest Britons of all time. This quiz covers 90-81, in reverse order.
Average, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Dec 28 08
Category: U.K. People
Average
Supersal1
3650 plays
8.
  100 Greatest Britons - Part 9   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is the ninth of a series of quizzes based on the results of a public vote undertaken by the BBC in 2002. Working in reverse order, this quiz will cover numbers 20-11.
Average, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Jan 09 09
Category: U.K. People
Average
Supersal1
4015 plays
9.
  I Read it on a Candy Wrapper so it Must be True   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Have you ever read an interesting fact on a candy wrapper and rushed off to frame a 'Question Quest' question around it, only to find out it isn't actually true? This is a quiz devoted to clarifying some popular misconceptions.
Tough, 10 Qns, supersal1, Dec 09 09
Category: Urban Legends
Tough
supersal1
5734 plays
10.
  Movie Common Bond   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Hopefully, the correct answers to the first nine questions will lead you to the common bond for the tenth question. Have fun.
Easier, 10 Qns, supersal1, Aug 01 22
Easier
supersal1
Aug 01 22
3099 plays
11.
  Comedy Catchphrases   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Comedy shows over the years have produced many a catchphrase. See how many you can remember.
Average, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Jan 07 07
Category: UK Comedy
Average
Supersal1
4740 plays
12.
  100 Greatest Britons - Part 4   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here is the fourth in my series of quizzes inspired by the BBC public vote to find the 100 greatest Britons of all time. This quiz covers 70-61, in reverse order.
Average, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Aug 09 17
Category: U.K. People
Average
Supersal1
3881 plays
13.
  Yeuch! I'm Not Eating THAT!   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are ten questions about commonly disliked foods. Warning - don't play this quiz if you are a fussy eater!
Tough, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Dec 15 08
Category: Incredible Edibles
Tough
Supersal1
3000 plays
14.
  Common Bond - Name That Tune   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A general mix of questions. As usual, the correct answers to the first nine questions should lead to the answer to the tenth question.
Average, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Aug 01 22
Category: Common Bond
Average
Supersal1
Aug 01 22
4075 plays
15.
  100 Greatest Britons - Part 3   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here is the third in my series of quizzes inspired by the BBC public vote to find the 100 greatest Britons of all time. This quiz covers 80-71, in reverse order.
Average, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Jul 25 09
Category: U.K. People
Average
Supersal1
2991 plays
16.
  100 Greatest Britons - Part 1   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is the first of a series of quizzes based on the results of a public vote undertaken by the BBC in 2002. Working in reverse order, this quiz will cover numbers 100-91.
Average, 10 Qns, Supersal1, May 04 18
Category: U.K. People
Average
Supersal1
May 04 18
3005 plays
17.
  100 Greatest Britons - Part 8   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is the eighth of a series of quizzes based on the results of a public vote undertaken by the BBC in 2002. Working in reverse order, this quiz will cover numbers 30-21.
Average, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Dec 12 14
Category: U.K. People
Average
Supersal1
2560 plays
18.
  Immortalised in Song   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz about famous and not-so-famous people who have had songs written about them. Some of the songs may be more familiar to UK quizzers than to US quizzers.
Average, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Jan 10 08
Category: People in Songs
Average
Supersal1
2113 plays
19.
  100 Greatest Britons - Part 5   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is the fifth of a series of quizzes based on the results of a public vote undertaken by the BBC in 2002. Working in reverse order, this quiz will cover numbers 60-51.
Average, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Dec 28 08
Category: U.K. People
Average
Supersal1
2951 plays
20.
  Match the Plantagenet King To Their Queen   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Do you know your Isabellas from your Eleanors? Just match the queen to the king.
Average, 10 Qns, supersal1, Apr 04 16
Average
supersal1
462 plays
21.
  'Modern Family' - Glorious Gloria   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz about the lovely Gloria Pritchett
Easier, 10 Qns, supersal1, Feb 21 15
Category: Modern Family
Easier
supersal1
765 plays
22.
  100 Greatest Britons - Part 6   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here is the sixth in my series of quizzes inspired by the BBC public vote to find the 100 greatest Britons of all time. This quiz covers 50-41, in reverse order.
Average, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Dec 28 08
Category: U.K. People
Average
Supersal1
2622 plays
23.
  Feathered Friends on Film   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about films that feature types of birds in the title.
Average, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Nov 21 10
Category: Common Titles
Average
Supersal1
1157 plays
24.
  Best of British Comedy   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The BBC are having a poll to find the best British Comedy, which inspired me to make a quiz on the subject.
Average, 10 Qns, supersal1, Feb 10 06
Category: UK Comedy
Average
supersal1
4056 plays
25.
  In Other Words, ABBA   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ten questions giving the name of ABBA hit singles using alternative words. All you have to do is to supply the more conventional title. Please don't use any punctuation.
Average, 10 Qns, supersal1, Oct 31 16
Category: ABBA
Average
supersal1
2165 plays
26.
  1957 - It Was A Very Good Year   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about world events in 1957 - the year of my birth. The quiz is dedicated to all those on FT who will still be nifty at fifty in 2007.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Apr 05 07
Category: 1950s Nostalgia
Difficult
Supersal1
2981 plays
27.
  Occupational Common Bond   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The correct answers to the first nine questions are all linked to a profession, which is the answer to the tenth question.
Tough, 10 Qns, supersal1, Nov 21 21
Category: 10Q CB Tough
Tough
supersal1
Nov 21 21
3163 plays
28.
  Bad Boys   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about the Bad Boys that we love to hate...or do we? You probably wouldn't want your daughters to bring them home, but the worlds of TV, film and literature would be considerably duller without them.
Tough, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Jun 29 21
Tough
Supersal1
Jun 29 21
3679 plays
29.
  BBC Sports Personalities of the Year [3]   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award has been held annually since 1954. This is the third in a series of quizzes on the athletes who have been honoured over the years, covering 1974-1983.
Easier, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Dec 06 09
Easier
Supersal1
755 plays
30.
  UK Comedy Programme - Common Bond   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The first nine questions are a mixed bag, the answers to which will lead you to the name of a UK TV comedy.
Average, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Jul 28 09
Category: Common Bond
Average
Supersal1
2904 plays
31.
  100 Greatest Britons - Part 7   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is the seventh of a series of quizzes based on the results of a public vote undertaken by the BBC in 2002. Working in reverse order, this quiz will cover numbers 40-31.
Average, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Oct 15 10
Category: U.K. People
Average
Supersal1
2222 plays
32.
  Spot The Difference in Sookie's World   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz explores the similarities and differences between Charlaine Harris's "Southern Vampire" books and the first two "True Blood" TV series. Just pick whether the situations happened in the books, the TV series, both or neither. WARNING - SPOILERS
Average, 10 Qns, supersal1, Oct 13 17
Category: Harris, Charlaine
Average
supersal1
Oct 13 17
653 plays
33.
  Background to 'Being Human'   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Have you seen the one about the vampire, the werewolf and the ghost who share a house? Please note, the questions relate to the first series of the original UK version, which was aired by BBC3 in 2009.
Average, 10 Qns, supersal1, Jan 28 11
Category: Being Human
Average
supersal1
553 plays
34.
  For Better or Worse, The Great British Nurse   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How well do you know your nurses from UK film and TV?
Tough, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Mar 24 12
Tough
Supersal1
1515 plays
35.
  My Drive to Work   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Whilst I was stuck in traffic, I came up with the idea of this quiz, based on various things I see on my way to work. It's a general mix of questions, with a UK bias.
Tough, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Jun 10 09
Category: Mixed England
Tough
Supersal1
2064 plays
36.
  Kenny Everett - All In The Best Possible Taste   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Mischievous but never malicious, Cuddly Ken was a one of a kind DJ and TV presenter. How much do you remember about him?
Tough, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Apr 14 13
Category: Celebrities E-G
Tough
Supersal1
843 plays
37.
  Flashman's Fillies   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The arch-cad Harry Flashman had many misadventures during the course of his long life, which were often precipitated by his weakness for women. This is a quiz about the significant females who popped up in "Flashman" and "Royal Flash".
Average, 10 Qns, supersal1, May 17 10
Average
supersal1
279 plays
38.
  All About Essex   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
There's more to Essex than factories and shopping centres. Why not take my quiz to find out a bit more about this historic county?
Difficult, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Feb 22 22
Category: Specific Counties
Difficult
Supersal1
Feb 22 22
2030 plays
39.
  Sal's Sob Story   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
It's a family joke that I laugh and cry at the drop of a hat. I suppose it's just a matter of adjusting the medication. This is a light hearted quiz about various forms of entertainment that have made me have a good weep.
Tough, 10 Qns, Supersal1, May 11 07
Tough
Supersal1
1253 plays
40.
  Watch With Mother   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Were you a young child or the mother of one in the 1950s and 1960s? Let's see how well you remember this classic children's TV series.
Tough, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Aug 11 07
Category: W
Tough
Supersal1
765 plays
41.
  Common As Muck    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The usual drill for common bond quizzes applies. The first nine questions are a general mix. The correct answers should lead you to the name of a TV show.
Average, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Jul 07 14
Category: TV Common Bond
Average
Supersal1
1709 plays
42.
  BBC Sports Personalities of the Year [2]   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award has been held annually since 1954. This is the second in a series of quizzes on the athletes who have been honoured over the years, covering 1964-1973.
Average, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Dec 06 09
Average
Supersal1
650 plays
43.
  Oooh Matron - A Tribute to Hattie Jacques   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Mention the word "Matron" and a whole generation of Brits will think of the glorious Hattie Jacques. How well do you remember this lovely lady?
Tough, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Nov 09 07
Category: Celebrities H-J
Tough
Supersal1
724 plays
44.
  Adrian Mole and the Weapons of Mass Destruction   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz on the sixth book of the Adrian Mole diaries by Sue Townsend.
Average, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Jan 11 07
Category: Townsend, Sue
Average
Supersal1
416 plays
45.
  'Blue Peter' Pets   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"Blue Peter" is Britain's longest-running children's TV show, celebrating fifty years in October 2008. This quiz is a celebration of the Blue Peter Pets that have made us laugh and cry over the years.
Average, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Jun 11 19
Category: Blue Peter
Average
Supersal1
Jun 11 19
663 plays
46.
  BBC Sports Personalities of the Year [1]   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award has been held annually since 1954. This is the first of a series of quizzes on the athletes who have been honoured over the years, covering 1954-1963.
Average, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Dec 06 09
Average
Supersal1
555 plays
47.
  Sal's Sob Story - Part 2   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Tissues at the ready - here's a second quiz about things that have made me cry.
Tough, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Jun 04 07
Tough
Supersal1
937 plays
48.
  My Childhood TV Heaven    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a nostalgic trawl through some of the TV shows I enjoyed as a child. All the shows mentioned appeared on UK television.
Tough, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Dec 31 14
Tough
Supersal1
1235 plays
49.
  A View of Sutton Hoo   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A visit to the burial site Sutton Hoo inspired me to make this quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, Supersal1, Mar 13 19
Category: Burial Sites
Average
Supersal1
Mar 13 19
378 plays
50.
  'Twas the Night Before....    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I've been peeking through the diaries of some famous royals, looking at the entries they made the night before a momentous event in their life. History has proved some of their entries to be a little on the optimistic side!
Average, 10 Qns, supersal1, Feb 22 15
Average
supersal1
401 plays
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