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ancientnav has been a FunTrivia author since Apr 10 11 and has written 8 quizzes. ancientnav strongly focuses on quizzes in the fields of World, Movies, and Geography.

  • has earned 214 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.

Bio: Have been all sorts including RAF navigator, language teacher, antique dealer and now retired. Married with 3 grown up children, I live in the countryside in Cornwall.
Hobbies: Militaria, classical music, opera and ballet.
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by ancientnav
1.
  European Capitals Miscellany    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Can you identify these European capital cities from the clues given?
Average, 10 Qns, ancientnav, Nov 17 14
Category: Europe - Cities
Average
ancientnav
1331 plays
2.
  Gallantry Medals of the World    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz will test your knowledge of some of the most famous (and not so famous) gallantry medals from around the world.
Average, 10 Qns, ancientnav, Jul 14 11
Average
ancientnav
1442 plays
3.
  War Film Miscellany    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about British war films. Hollywood has made some excellent war movies, but they have an understandably American slant. These films portray the two world wars from a British point of view.
Average, 10 Qns, ancientnav, May 27 18
Category: War in Movies
Average
ancientnav
May 27 18
383 plays
4.
  Flying in the Movies    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Flying is a popular theme in films, both in war and peace. If you are an aircraft nut like me you should have few problems with this quiz.
Tough, 10 Qns, ancientnav, Mar 24 16
Tough
ancientnav
354 plays
5.
  US Aircraft in RAF Service   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Although the RAF has naturally flown predominantly British aircraft, many US types have been flown by the RAF, Fleet Air Arm and Army Air Corps. How many can you identify?
Average, 10 Qns, ancientnav, Apr 10 11
Category: RAF
Average
ancientnav
326 plays
6.
  British Coins from 1800 to the Present    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
British coins have undergone a great transition in the last 200 years or so. What do you know about the earlier coins which have disappeared from circulation and also the new ones in your pocket?
Tough, 10 Qns, ancientnav, Mar 13 14
Tough
ancientnav
321 plays
7.
  Regiments of the British Army   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In 1881 the county regiments of the British Army were formed from the old numbered regiments of foot. These have now disappeared as a result of the amalgamations of 2006, but are still proudly remembered. How many can you identify?
Tough, 10 Qns, ancientnav, Oct 11 11
Category: U.K. Military
Tough
ancientnav
353 plays
8.
  Somerset Maugham's Short Stories    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
W. Somerset Maugham was a renowned playwright and novelist, but it is perhaps for his short stories that he is best known. How many can you identify from the clues?
Tough, 10 Qns, ancientnav, Apr 15 11
Category: M
Tough
ancientnav
225 plays