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alan03 has been a FunTrivia author since Apr 07 03 and has written 72 quizzes. alan03 writes for many different categories, but is most active in Geography, Literature, and People, and has won 1 Editor's Choice award on submitted quizzes.

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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by alan03
1.
  King Twice Over editor best quiz   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These people were all king of more than one country during the course of their careers.
Difficult, 10 Qns, alan03, Jul 29 20
Difficult
alan03
Jul 29 20
3130 plays
2.
  Shaun of the Dead Multiple Choice Quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"A romantic comedy. With zombies." Here are ten questions on 2004's romzomcom, "Shaun of the Dead".
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Nov 07 05
Category: Shaun of the Dead
Average
alan03
9283 plays
3.
  Border Fun For One   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ten questions on countries which border only one other.
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Sep 23 23
Category: Borders
Average
alan03
Sep 23 23
8859 plays
4.
  "You Rebel Scum!"   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Following up my quiz on the Imperial Officers appearing in the original "Star Wars" trilogy, this quiz focuses on the Rebel Officers in those films.
Tough, 10 Qns, alan03, May 15 06
Tough
alan03
7835 plays
5.
  "I Find Your Lack of Faith Disturbing"   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz on the Imperial Officers who appear in the original "Star Wars" trilogy.
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Oct 31 05
Average
alan03
5945 plays
6.
  Where The Dragon Descends To The Sea   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ten questions to test your knowledge of Vietnam.
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, May 11 11
Category: Vietnam
Average
alan03
4146 plays
7.
  The Autumn of Nations: 1989, the Fall of Communism   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
As in 1848, revolutionary fever spread across Europe in 1989. This time it was the people of the communist countries of the Eastern Bloc who agitated for change. See how well you remember those events.
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Oct 08 23
Category: European
Average
alan03
Oct 08 23
1619 plays
8.
  The Scottish Wars of Independence: 1296-1341   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
These wars were a defining period in Scottish history, giving rise to heroes and villains. How much do you know about them?
Tough, 15 Qns, alan03, Nov 07 05
Tough
alan03
2105 plays
9.
  The Scramble for Africa   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
At the close of the 19th century the countries of Europe engaged in a power struggle for control of "the Dark Continent" which later became known as "The Scramble for Africa". How much do you know about it?
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Jun 11 23
Average
alan03
Jun 11 23
2455 plays
10.
  "Are You Out of Your Frakkin' Mind?"   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
2003 saw the "re-imagining" of the classic 70s TV show, "Battlestar Galactica". The initial mini-series was followed by further, full-length seasons. This quiz will focus on events of the mini-series.
Easier, 10 Qns, alan03, Oct 07 07
Easier
alan03
1506 plays
11.
  World Leaders by Country 2005   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Who led their countries in 2005?
Average, 15 Qns, alan03, Jun 05 18
Average
alan03
Jun 05 18
2575 plays
12.
  "Put Him Out the Airlock"   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How much attention were you paying during season one of the re-imagined "Battlestar Galactica"?
Easier, 10 Qns, alan03, Oct 07 07
Easier
alan03
1017 plays
13.
  Scottish History before the Union   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This a a quiz on Scottish history before the Union of England and Scotland in 1707, hopefully not too hard and a chance to learn something about Scotland's past
Tough, 15 Qns, alan03, Feb 23 13
Category: Scottish History
Tough
alan03
1978 plays
14.
  The Spring of Nations: The Revolutions of 1848    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In 1848 revolutionary fever swept across Europe. This quiz will test your knowledge of the Year of Revolutions.
Tough, 10 Qns, alan03, Jul 30 14
Category: European
Tough
alan03
671 plays
15.
  Robert the Bruce    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Another Scottish history quiz, this time on Scotland's hero king, Robert the Bruce.
Tough, 20 Qns, alan03, Nov 11 05
Category: Scottish Royals
Tough
alan03
909 plays
16.
  Fantastic Finland    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ten questions on Europe's land of lakes.
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Jul 30 12
Category: Finland
Average
alan03
1565 plays
17.
  What's My Name?    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
I'll give you the common name of a country and you tell me what it's official name is (English translation where appropriate).
Difficult, 25 Qns, alan03, Nov 14 05
Difficult
alan03
4884 plays
18.
  "Spaced": The First Series   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I thought it was about time there was a quiz on the top quality "Spaced". Nothing too taxing.
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Oct 31 05
Category: Spaced
Average
alan03
1829 plays
19.
  These Sceptred Isles   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
The British Isles lie off the north-west coast of Europe. How much do you know about them? (Note: although the term "British Isles" is a geographical term and not a political one, it has fallen out of favour in recent years, particularly in Ireland.)
Tough, 25 Qns, alan03, Nov 20 18
Category: British Isles
Tough
alan03
Nov 20 18
1686 plays
20.
  Cambodia, Cambodia    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ten questions on Cambodia.
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Nov 04 05
Category: Cambodia
Average
alan03
1299 plays
21.
  Border Fun For Two   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A follow-up quiz to "Border Fun For One". It was a lot easier to find countries which bordered on two others than just one. How many can you identify?
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Dec 18 23
Category: Borders
Average
alan03
Dec 18 23
5095 plays
22.
  Built for the Job    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Most countries have capital cities which have emerged over time for a variety of historical, geographical or political reasons. Some, however, have built new cities to serve as their capitals. How well do you know them?
Tough, 10 Qns, alan03, Aug 19 14
Category: World Capitals
Tough
alan03
4533 plays
23.
  "So Say We All"   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Test your memory of season two of the re-imagined "Battlestar Galactica" with this quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Oct 07 07
Average
alan03
717 plays
24.
  Exclaves of the World   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
An exclave is part of a country which is separated from it by one or more other countries. Take this quiz to see how much you know about them.
Difficult, 10 Qns, alan03, Apr 29 14
Category: Borders
Difficult
alan03
4244 plays
25.
  The Trans-Siberian Experience   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Take a trip east along the longest railway route in the world and see how much you know about the stops along the way.
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Mar 29 15
Category: Russia
Average
alan03
771 plays
26.
  This Is Lithuania    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"This is Lithuania, what to do?" Ten questions on the largest of the Baltic Republics.
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Nov 14 05
Category: Lithuania
Average
alan03
3531 plays
27.
  Europe's Father-In-Law   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ten Questions on King Christian IX of Denmark and his descendants.
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Jul 22 10
Category: Danish Royals
Average
alan03
813 plays
28.
  The EU 25    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
On 1st of May, 2004 the European Union was enlarged from 15 to 25 members. This quiz contains a question for each of them.
Average, 25 Qns, alan03, Aug 24 16
Category: European Union
Average
alan03
1703 plays
29.
  The Lost Kingdom   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Many countries which are now republics have at sometime been ruled by a crowned head. How many of these former monarchies can you identify?
Tough, 10 Qns, alan03, Oct 28 15
Tough
alan03
2097 plays
30.
  Moscow Mule    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Test your knowledge on the capital of the world's largest nation.
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Sep 15 22
Category: Moscow
Average
alan03
Sep 15 22
620 plays
31.
  Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Mary, Queen of Scots remains probably the most famous Scottish royal, so hopefully the questions in this quiz are not too obscure.
Tough, 15 Qns, alan03, Jan 30 06
Tough
alan03
885 plays
32.
  Winter Is Coming    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz on "A Game of Thrones", the first book in George R. R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire".
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Nov 01 05
Average
alan03
2429 plays
33.
  Unbowed, Unbent, Unbroken   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is my third quiz on George R. R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire", this time on the third instalment: "A Storm of Swords", Parts I and II.
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Jun 03 17
Average
alan03
2256 plays
34.
  More Aes Sedai    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
My last Aes Sedai quiz seems to have been a bit more difficult than I intended. Hopefully this one will be a little less taxing.
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Jan 31 10
Average
alan03
742 plays
35.
  10 Questions about Ours Is The Fury   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
My second quiz on George R R Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire", this time focusing on the second book in the series: "A Clash of Kings".
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Nov 22 05
Average
alan03
2096 plays
36.
  A Beginning Is A Very Delicate Time: "Dune" Part I   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I was surprised there weren't more quizzes on David Lynch's "Dune". This is this first of two quizzes based primarily on the 1984 movie, although some questions require knowledge of Frank Herbert's novel.
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Dec 17 06
Category: Dune
Average
alan03
1655 plays
37.
  Scottish History after the Union    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A follow up to my quiz on Scottish history before the Union of the Scottish and English Parliaments created Great Britain. This quiz focuses on events after the Union.
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Feb 23 13
Category: Scottish History
Average
alan03
976 plays
38.
  "Spaced": The Second Series   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
My second quiz on the excellent "Spaced". Imaginatively enough, this one's about the second series.
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Oct 31 05
Category: Spaced
Average
alan03
1309 plays
39.
  The Royal House of Stewart    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
The Stewart family ruled Scotland from 1371 and (renamed as the Stuarts) England from 1603 and Great Britain from 1707 to 1714.
Tough, 20 Qns, alan03, Sep 12 14
Category: House of Stuart
Tough
alan03
893 plays
40.
  World Leader 2006   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
How much do you know about the people who led their countries in 2006?
Tough, 15 Qns, alan03, Jul 15 07
Tough
alan03
1455 plays
41.
  Scottish Literature   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Robert Burns is possibly the most famous Scottish writer but there are plenty of others, see how well you know them.
Average, 15 Qns, alan03, Feb 26 06
Category: British Literature
Average
alan03
1217 plays
42.
  Marriage and Divorce #1    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Many countries have been created by the union of two or more smaller nations. Others have been created when larger nations split apart. How many can you identify?
Tough, 10 Qns, alan03, Apr 04 10
Tough
alan03
2786 plays
43.
  For He Is The Kwisatz Haderach: "Dune" Part II   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is the second of my quizzes on David Lynch's "Dune". Again, some knowledge of the original book is required.
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Nov 07 05
Category: Dune
Average
alan03
1366 plays
44.
  Scottish Kings and Queens [ 2 ]   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is my second quiz on the kings and queens of Scotland, 843-1707.
Difficult, 10 Qns, alan03, Nov 07 05
Category: Scottish Royals
Difficult
alan03
678 plays
45.
  All in the Family    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
It's not just in hereditary monarchies that power passes from one generation of a family to another.
Average, 15 Qns, alan03, Apr 16 19
Category: World Leaders
Average
alan03
Apr 16 19
698 plays
46.
  King Again    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A follow-up to my "King Twice Over" quiz, this quiz will again focus on monarchs who have reigned in more than one country. I hope you enjoy it as much as the last one and that it's not too obscure.
Tough, 10 Qns, alan03, Jun 06 17
Tough
alan03
682 plays
47.
  St Petersburg - City of Tsars    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
St Petersburg is a city which has seen a lot in its relatively short history. It remains a fascinating place. See how much you know about it.
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Mar 18 22
Category: Russia
Average
alan03
Mar 18 22
1138 plays
48.
  Never King    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How well do you know these heirs who should have been, but never were, kings and the people who took their place?
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Jun 10 17
Average
alan03
675 plays
49.
  The Ultimate Mongolia Quiz    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Mongolia lies landlocked in the north-east of Asia. How much do you know about it?
Tough, 10 Qns, alan03, May 20 09
Category: Mongolia
Tough
alan03
818 plays
50.
  55 Days At Peking    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ten Questions on China's capital, Beijing.
Average, 10 Qns, alan03, Feb 25 13
Category: China
Average
alan03
697 plays
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