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alliefarrell has been a FunTrivia author since Oct 28 06 and has written 10 quizzes. alliefarrell strongly focuses on quizzes in the fields of Literature, People, and Sci / Tech.

  • has earned 361 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.

Bio: Canadian born and bred, and living in small-town Ontario. Have raised two children almost to adulthood, and another to age nine! I love reading, especially mysteries, poetry, (auto)biographies and memoirs, hanging out with my husband and kids, and getting to know my baby nephew is fun right now! Scrabble addict, nature lover, spending some time working in Africa is my ultimate goal.
Hobbies: being with my husband and children, reading, playing Scrabble and cribbage, watching my pet lizard, daydreaming.
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by alliefarrell
1.
  The Ultimate The First Crusade Quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The First Crusade was called by Pope Urban II in Clermont, France, on November 27, 1095. How much do you know about this crusade, which lasted from 1095-1099?
Tough, 10 Qns, alliefarrell, Jan 30 09
Category: The Crusades
Tough
alliefarrell
1374 plays
2.
  The Novels and Stories of R.K. Narayan    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
R.K. Narayan was a south Indian writer who wrote novels and short stories in the English language from 1935 until 1993, a writer of beloved stories of Indian life. Take this introductory quiz and you may be tempted to read his books.
Tough, 10 Qns, alliefarrell, Jan 11 07
Category: N
Tough
alliefarrell
1972 plays
3.
  Word Origins from Around the World   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Words in common usage today derive from sources the world over. Do you know which words come from the source word with which I will provide you? Good luck - all is not as it appears!
Difficult, 10 Qns, alliefarrell, Feb 16 09
Category: Etymology
Difficult
alliefarrell
1755 plays
4.
  Pages from the Holocaust   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
From anti-semitism in America, to life in the Warsaw Ghetto, to the horrors of the concentration camps, to the starving Jews after the war, this quiz takes you on a literary tour of writings by Jews and non-Jews on the perilous years of World War II.
Tough, 10 Qns, alliefarrell, Mar 07 15
Tough
alliefarrell
738 plays
5.
  War Poetry through the Ages   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I give you the authors' names and a few lines of their war-related poetry. It is up to you to determine which war or battle they were writing about.
Tough, 10 Qns, alliefarrell, Nov 26 06
Category: War Poetry
Tough
alliefarrell
618 plays
6.
  A Brief History of Australopithecines   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Australopithecines are our earliest human ancestors. How much do you know about the nearly one hundred years since their first discovery?
Difficult, 10 Qns, alliefarrell, Jan 22 07
Category: Paleontology
Difficult
alliefarrell
1099 plays
7.
  The Life and Family of Jane Austen    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is mainly about Jane Austen and her family, but it also has a couple of questions about her writing.
Average, 10 Qns, alliefarrell, Sep 14 09
Category: Austen, Jane
Average
alliefarrell
750 plays
8.
  Poets Who Were Novelists and vice versa    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I will give you a sample of poetry, and a list of novels to choose from. Can you match the poetry to the novel, without knowing the author's name? Good luck and have fun!
Difficult, 10 Qns, alliefarrell, Dec 23 06
Category: Writers & Authors
Difficult
alliefarrell
705 plays
9.
  Fossil Finds near Lake Turkana    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In the past thirty years, some of the world's most fascinating evolutionary finds have been excavated near Lake Turkana in northern Kenya. Here is a quiz to help keep you up to date with recent discoveries!
Difficult, 10 Qns, alliefarrell, Dec 28 06
Category: Paleontology
Difficult
alliefarrell
666 plays
10.
  British World War I Poets    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Many of World War I's finest poets died on the Western front. However, not all of them did. Can you identify how each of the following poets met their end? I have given you a tidbit of each poet's work to whet your appetite.
Difficult, 10 Qns, alliefarrell, Jan 19 10
Category: Poets
Difficult
alliefarrell
353 plays