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awkins has been a FunTrivia author since Mar 31 00 and has written 167 quizzes. awkins writes for many different categories, but is most active in Literature, Television, and Movies.

  • has earned 14,275 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.

Bio: Ex-pat Brit. Kidnapped by white slavers. Sold into husbandry in the US.
Hobbies: Reading. Sitting down. Lying down. Or any combination thereof.
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by awkins
1.
  More Sci-Fi in Literature    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
More questions dredged from my collection of books
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Sep 20 16
Category: Science Fiction
Average
awkins
1156 plays
2.
  10 Eurythmics Questions    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The unique pairing of Annie Lennox and Dave Stewart produced many memorable songs. How well do you know them?
Difficult, 10 Qns, awkins, Dec 06 04
Category: Eurythmics
Difficult
awkins
693 plays
3.
  25 Questions about World Capitals   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
I have given the country. Just select the correct capital city. (Note: This is a companion to my World Monetary Units quiz)
Average, 25 Qns, awkins, Oct 10 19
Category: World Capitals
Average
awkins
Oct 10 19
66313 plays
4.
  The First Harry Potter Book Quiz for Experts   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
From the first Harry Potter Book - "The Philosopher's Stone" or "The Sorcerer's Stone"
Average, 15 Qns, awkins, Jul 20 19
Average
awkins
Jul 20 19
46858 plays
5.
  The Second Harry Potter Book   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Questions on the second Harry Potter Book - "The Chamber of Secrets".
Easier, 15 Qns, awkins, May 05 11
Easier
awkins
30388 plays
6.
  Vicar of Dibley   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A 'Vicar of Dibley' quiz. From the first series.
Easier, 10 Qns, awkins, Oct 14 10
Category: Vicar of Dibley
Easier
awkins
7133 plays
7.
  Human Science   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Some assorted questions on the Human Condition
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Sep 06 22
Average
awkins
Sep 06 22
12588 plays
8.
  Old UK TV Ads   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Hope these will bring back some memories for you, like they did for me!
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Jun 08 24
Category: UK Commercials
Average
awkins
Jun 08 24
6647 plays
9.
  Space : The Final Frontier   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Assorted selection of space related questions. Enjoy! All units are based on the US number system - i.e. 1 billion = 1,000,000,000. Most definitions are verified at Dictionary.com.
Average, 15 Qns, awkins, Feb 13 24
Category: General Astronomy
Average
awkins
Feb 13 24
9024 plays
10.
  Human Science III   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are ten more technical names of a disease or medical condition. You choose the common name.
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Dec 27 19
Category: Diseases
Average
awkins
Dec 27 19
8030 plays
11.
  "Soap" The TV Show   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I loved this show. Wish they could make a new series.
Easier, 10 Qns, awkins, Jul 02 19
Category: Soap
Easier
awkins
Jul 02 19
5507 plays
12.
  Acronyms Test    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
Here are some common Acronyms. What do they stand for?
Average, 25 Qns, awkins, Apr 13 20
Average
awkins
Apr 13 20
13418 plays
13.
  The Third Harry Potter Book    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Questions from the third Harry Potter Book - The Prisoner of Azkaban.
Average, 15 Qns, awkins, Nov 15 10
Average
awkins
12563 plays
14.
  Very Easy English Football Grounds Trivia    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Which English soccer teams play at these stadiums?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, awkins, Jun 28 08
Very Easy
awkins
6456 plays
15.
  Fonetick Alfabet   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
Do you know the Phonetic Alphabet? Try these out. I'll give you the letter, select the correct code word. As used by the International Telecommunication Union.
Average, 25 Qns, awkins, Jun 19 22
Category: Alphabetical Words
Average
awkins
Jun 19 22
9372 plays
16.
  The Fourth Harry Potter Book    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Questions on the Fourth Harry Potter Book - The Goblet Of Fire
Average, 15 Qns, awkins, Sep 06 02
Average
awkins
11118 plays
17.
  More Old UK Ads   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are excerpts from old UK TV ads. What product is advertized?
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Sep 15 17
Category: UK Commercials
Average
awkins
Sep 15 17
4820 plays
18.
  Scraping the Barrel for Bond Trivia   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
How well do I know James Bond. Let me know.
Tough, 25 Qns, awkins, Aug 30 21
Category: Bond Mixture .
Tough
awkins
Aug 30 21
3016 plays
19.
  Ah Yes, I Remember   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Remember these theme tunes? It will help if you're British, and over 30. Verifed, mainly, by IMDb.
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Jan 18 18
Category: UK Theme Tunes
Average
awkins
Jan 18 18
3515 plays
20.
Most of these are easy lyrics, with a couple of hard ones thrown in. Just identify the songs.
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Dec 24 20
Category: Buffett, Jimmy
Average
awkins
Dec 24 20
3902 plays
21.
  English Royal Houses   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
To which Royal House did these monarchs belong?
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Aug 12 04
Category: U.K. Royals
Average
awkins
6922 plays
22.
  Dolores Claiborne St. George   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I have started on another Stephen King kick. There are a couple of spoilers in this quiz, but if you haven't read it yet, it will be tough to score high anyway.
Tough, 10 Qns, awkins, Jun 10 06
Category: Dolores Claiborne
Tough
awkins
2118 plays
23.
  British Kids TV 1960s and 70s   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Identify the kids show from the clues. (My mis-spent youth)
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Feb 04 23
Average
awkins
Feb 04 23
3961 plays
24.
  Human Science II   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are the technical names of a disease or medical condition. You chose the common name.
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Jul 05 22
Category: Diseases
Average
awkins
Jul 05 22
8140 plays
25.
  10 Question English Counties Quiz    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Questions on the counties of England.
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Nov 19 11
Category: England - General
Average
awkins
5191 plays
26.
  British TV Sci-Fi   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
I hope these bring back some memories for you.
Average, 15 Qns, awkins, Nov 06 06
Category: UK Sci-Fi
Average
awkins
3403 plays
27.
  Double Acts    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Identify the comedy double acts from British TV. I am only concerned with their stage names.
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Apr 17 09
Category: UK Comedy
Average
awkins
4075 plays
28.
  The Thin Blue line   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Questions from the British TV show set in the fictional town of Gasforth, and starring Rowan Atkinson.
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Mar 21 22
Category: Thin Blue Line
Average
awkins
Mar 21 22
554 plays
29.
  Test yourself! Toy Story 2 Quiz    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
One of the better sequels. The acting was, once again, excellent. Can you answer the probing questions?
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Oct 25 09
Category: Toy Story 2 .
Average
awkins
4116 plays
30.
  Assorted Animal Questions    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Some interesting, I hope, animal questions
Tough, 15 Qns, awkins, Jan 21 24
Tough
awkins
Jan 21 24
6774 plays
31.
  Anatomy of a Song: "Ernie"   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In 1971, Benny Hill released the song "Ernie". It went to number one in the UK charts. How much do you remember about it?
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Mar 08 16
Category: Hill, Benny
Average
awkins
721 plays
32.
  Cockney Slang    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
You take a pair of associated words ( fish hook), where the second word rhymes with the word you intend to say, then use the first word to indicate the word you intended to say. eg. I read a fish (fish hook - book)
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, May 28 07
Category: Cockney
Average
awkins
4912 plays
33.
  Call My Bluff    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Back in the days of steam T.V., there was a quiz called "Call My Bluff". Two teams would take it in turns to describe an obscure word, which the opposite team would have to identify. Here is my tribute to that show (maybe the 1st of many).
Tough, 10 Qns, awkins, May 19 19
Category: Definitions
Tough
awkins
May 19 19
1772 plays
34.
  Trios   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I'll identify two characters from an (old) kids TV show. All you have to do is identify the third. Quite simple really. Hope it brings back some happy memories. Thanks to Trumton3.homestead.com for the correct phrasing from Brian Cant.
Tough, 10 Qns, awkins, Nov 01 07
Tough
awkins
1152 plays
35.
  Monty Python Ich Den Holi Grailen    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Who really cares if you know these or not?
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Nov 02 02
Category: Holy Grail .
Average
awkins
3986 plays
36.
  Name the Original British Show    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
All these American shows originated in Britain. What were they known as in the UK. Verified by the IMDb
Tough, 10 Qns, awkins, Apr 25 15
Category: British TV
Tough
awkins
4694 plays
37.
  Name That 70s Show    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I'll give you three characters. You name the show. Easy!
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Oct 13 23
Category: UK Classic TV
Average
awkins
Oct 13 23
2741 plays
38.
  Animal Stars    
Multiple Choice
 5 Qns
Can you identify what type of animal these TV or Movie 'stars' were?
Tough, 5 Qns, awkins, Aug 07 02
Category: Famous Animals
Tough
awkins
8133 plays
39.
  Which Oscars?   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Twenty movies: Which combination of Oscars did they win? All of them won at least one, so the most correct answer is right.
Average, 20 Qns, awkins, Mar 07 09
Average
awkins
2978 plays
40.
  British Golden Oldie Radio Times   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
See if these bring back memories from the age of Steam Radio.
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Mar 28 18
Category: British Radio
Average
awkins
Mar 28 18
1714 plays
41.
  Dad's Army    
Multiple Choice
 5 Qns
Now, pay attention! Set in Walmington-on-Sea, the series ran from 1968 to 1977.
Average, 5 Qns, awkins, Aug 21 23
Category: Dad's Army
Average
awkins
Aug 21 23
3696 plays
42.
  Fractured TV Show II    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Take the answers from questions one through nine. They will combine to form fractured character names from a TV show. The name of the TV show will be the answer to question ten.
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Mar 19 22
Category: Fractured TV
Average
awkins
Mar 19 22
4006 plays
43.
  Call My Bluff 3    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I again revisit the BBC quiz show 'Call My Bluff'. Two teams take it in turns to describe an obscure word, which their opponents would have to correctly identify. Only one description was the true one. Here we go again.
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Oct 01 13
Category: Definitions
Average
awkins
1214 plays
44.
  "Life of Brian" Monty Python   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Go back and watch this movie again. I'm sure you need to.
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Jan 19 15
Category: Life of Brian .
Average
awkins
5345 plays
45.
  More British Kids TV Shows    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
More British childhood TV trivia.
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Jun 07 18
Average
awkins
Jun 07 18
4322 plays
46.
  More Famous Horses    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just match the horse or horses with the correct owner.
Difficult, 10 Qns, awkins, Nov 10 13
Category: Horses
Difficult
awkins
4894 plays
47.
  Waylander   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz on the book 'Waylander' by David Gemmell, from his 'Drenai saga' series.
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, May 10 06
Category: Gemmell, David
Average
awkins
799 plays
48.
  Voices Only    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Can you identify the voice of these cartoon characters from the 60's? Verified by IMDb.
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Jul 24 03
Category: 60s Cartoons
Average
awkins
1225 plays
49.
  U.S. Statehood No.2    
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
2nd half of the list. When did these States achieve Statehood?
Average, 25 Qns, awkins, Jul 03 12
Average
awkins
2758 plays
50.
  More Old Brit TV Shows    
Multiple Choice
 5 Qns
The openings of 5 TV shows. How many can you remember?
Average, 5 Qns, awkins, Oct 17 05
Category: UK Classic TV
Average
awkins
5093 plays
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