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blakey has been a FunTrivia author since May 18 03 and has written 31 quizzes. blakey strongly focuses on quizzes in the fields of History, People, and World.

  • has earned 2,027 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • last seen online May 20 24, and most recent quiz went online Nov 13 13.

Bio: I'm a history buff who is more into the obscure events such as the first invasion of Korea by the United States in 1871, the Pig War, and the Occupation of Vera Cruz as well as their impact on history.
Hobbies: Shooting Pool, history, writing, and trying to look busy when the boss comes around.
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by blakey
1.
  Obscure U.S History #3    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Yet more obscure facts from America's past.
Tough, 10 Qns, blakey, Dec 19 12
Category: U.S. History
Tough
blakey
4949 plays
2.
  It Came from the Civil War   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about things that arose out of the American Civil War. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, blakey, Mar 05 13
Category: U.S. Civil War
Average
blakey
5155 plays
3.
  Obscure U.S. History #2    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
More obscure history facts from the Land of the Free. Have fun. Sources are listed for further review.
Tough, 10 Qns, blakey, Jun 09 14
Tough
blakey
4921 plays
4.
  Obscure U. S. History #1    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Some you have heard of and others you will be interested in learning. Have fun. All questions have their sources listed in the more information sections.
Tough, 10 Qns, blakey, Jan 06 15
Tough
blakey
5667 plays
5.
  Yet More Obscure History    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
What do we know? Let's find out ...
Average, 10 Qns, blakey, Mar 18 14
Category: Random History Mix
Average
blakey
3803 plays
6.
  H.H. Holmes and His Murder Castle   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Holmes is considered one of the biggest serial killers in history. He murdered for four years and had countless victims. No one suspected a thing until he made his mistake. Learn more about him and take this quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, blakey, Apr 01 23
Category: Serial Killers
Average
blakey
Apr 01 23
1309 plays
7.
  Obscure Aspects of the American Revolution    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
We've all heard of Valley Forge, Yorktown, Bunker Hill and Concord - but what about the Wyoming Massacre, Articles of Association among many other interesting facts?
Tough, 10 Qns, blakey, Sep 30 18
Tough
blakey
Sep 30 18
2455 plays
8.
  Labor History    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
How much do you know about Labor History? All answers are taken from http://www.execpc.com/~blake or the Wisconsin Labor History Online unless otherwise indicated.
Difficult, 15 Qns, blakey, Aug 21 13
Category: U.S. Labor Unions
Difficult
blakey
1213 plays
9.
  Stalin: Reign of Terror    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Soviet Union in the 1930s ... Who was safe? Would you have been safe? Let's find out!
Average, 10 Qns, blakey, Mar 25 10
Category: Russian
Average
blakey
1504 plays
10.
  Get Smart Test   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
One of the best shows on Teli...Televish...T.V. Sorry about that chief. Hope you enjoy
Average, 10 Qns, blakey, Jul 19 06
Category: Get Smart
Average
blakey
1595 plays
11.
  Milwaukee: History    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Milwaukee is more than brats and beer. Then again what else do we need in life? how about some history!
Difficult, 10 Qns, blakey, Apr 01 09
Category: Wisconsin
Difficult
blakey
1431 plays
12.
  Early NFL History    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How well do you know your history of the NFL. Let's find out.
Tough, 10 Qns, blakey, Oct 30 19
Category: NFL Historical
Tough
blakey
Oct 30 19
1249 plays
13.
  Little Known Wars    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is about small or interesting wars that had an impact on history, but are usually not taught in history books. Have fun!
Tough, 10 Qns, Blakey, Oct 30 11
Category: Assorted Wars
Tough
Blakey
1151 plays
14.
  Disaster at Sea    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
You may have heard of some of these but do you really remember?
Tough, 10 Qns, blakey, Jul 24 19
Category: Maritime Disasters
Tough
blakey
Jul 24 19
1218 plays
15.
  Those Zany 60s, and 70s    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Finish the line of these hilarious songs from the 1960s and 70s.
Tough, 10 Qns, blakey, Sep 22 05
Tough
blakey
3546 plays
16.
  Scuppering at Scapa   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In 1919 the German fleet was sunk at Scapa Flow by the Germans themselves. Test your knowledge of this incident.
Tough, 10 Qns, blakey, Jan 03 08
Category: World War I
Tough
blakey
979 plays
17.
  Those Zany 60s & 70s Again    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Finish the lyric to these oldies but goodies.
Difficult, 10 Qns, blakey, Nov 13 07
Category: 1970s Lyrics
Difficult
blakey
1950 plays
18.
  Pool: Straight 8 vs BCA    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I'm sick and tired of playing pool and the rules of BCA get mixed up with Straight 8. I thought I would create this quiz to clarify the rules of the two games.
Average, 10 Qns, blakey, Jun 16 07
Category: Pool
Average
blakey
830 plays
19.
  Prince Madoc   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Welsh legend says he discovered America before Columbus. Did he really? Historians are still arguing over it.
Average, 10 Qns, blakey, Feb 20 20
Category: World Myth
Average
blakey
Feb 20 20
562 plays
20.
  Multiple Choice Quiz about General World History    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Some general historical trivia. Good luck!
Difficult, 10 Qns, blakey, Aug 07 05
Difficult
blakey
2458 plays
21.
  Odd Things People Did    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Weird things people did to make sure they ended up in the history books.
Difficult, 10 Qns, blakey, Jun 29 15
Category: Difficult History
Difficult
blakey
960 plays
22.
  The Murder of William Desmond Taylor    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Noted silent film director noted more in death than in life. Who killed him and why?
Tough, 10 Qns, blakey, Jul 09 10
Tough
blakey
1503 plays
23.
  The USS Indianapolis    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Humans were the main course for sharks during this ordeal.
Average, 10 Qns, blakey, Mar 27 11
Category: WW2 Maritime
Average
blakey
1264 plays
24.
  Folklore and Legends    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
History has many legends behind the events or person. Join me as we explore some more obscure legends that cannot be proved nor disproved.
Difficult, 10 Qns, blakey, Feb 25 22
Difficult
blakey
Feb 25 22
546 plays
25.
  A New Mixture    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Just some questions about history in general, things you might not know but then again ...?
Tough, 10 Qns, blakey, Sep 01 06
Category: Random History Mix
Tough
blakey
1052 plays
26.
  Before the Constitution    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Useless trivia about events before the drafting of the United States Constitution.
Difficult, 10 Qns, blakey, Aug 27 06
Difficult
blakey
1520 plays
27.
  Not so Famous Americans    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Americans who made the history books, but did you pay attention while reading about them?
Tough, 10 Qns, blakey, Feb 08 11
Category: U.S.A. People
Tough
blakey
760 plays
28.
  The United States Navy: Early years    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The history of the United States Navy from the Revolution and after to about 1805. Good Luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, blakey, Jul 18 22
Category: U.S. Navy
Tough
blakey
Jul 18 22
853 plays
29.
  Joshua Norton    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The only unelected, unappointed official in U.S. History. Who is this guy? Join me and find out!
Average, 10 Qns, blakey, Sep 07 11
Category: People M-P
Average
blakey
345 plays
30.
  Missing in Karelia, USSR    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Between the end of the Russian revolution and World War II over 10,000 North American Finns immigrated to the Soviet Union to help Soviet Union harvest timber in the Karelia Republic. Most mysteriously disappeared. What was happening?
Average, 10 Qns, blakey, Nov 14 13
Category: Russian
Average
blakey
171 plays
31.
  Odd U.S. Senate    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Odd facts about the United States Senate and events surrounding it during its history.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Blakey, Mar 07 09
Category: U.S. Congress
Difficult
Blakey
753 plays