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coachpauly has been a FunTrivia author since Jul 25 11 and has written 138 quizzes. coachpauly is a generalist author, preferring to author quizzes across all categories, with the most common being Brain Teasers, General Knowledge, and For Children, and has won 3 Editor's Choice awards on submitted quizzes.

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Bio: Coach, Athlete, Writer, Musician, Explorer, Triviator, & Aficionado of Halloween!
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1.
  How to Speak Without a Voice editor best quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Some babies have the ability to learn sign language before they can speak. Based on Acredolo & Goodwyn's research "Baby Sign Language" is a modification of "American Sign Language." See if you can answer these questions on "how to speak without a voice."
Average, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Dec 19 11
Category: Linguistics
Average
coachpauly
3088 plays
2.
  Mister Topsy-Turvy editor best quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Some of the greatest writers the world has ever seen have created some "worlds" where Mr. Topsy-Turvy would be most happy to reside. Can you identify the author or the worlds from the clues provided?
Average, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Mar 08 12
Average
coachpauly
3280 plays
3.
  Crossing the Finish Line editor best quiz   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
For the marathoner and week-end road warrior, "crossing the finish line" is the ultimate goal. However, for the elite runner, "crossing the finish line" can mean immortality and Olympic Gold. Can you answer questions on these heroes of the pavement?
Average, 25 Qns, coachpauly, Jun 07 12
Category: Marathons
Average
coachpauly
1298 plays
4.
Colours Photo Quizzes: Truth Be Told
  Truth Be Told!   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Things are not always what they appear to be. Can you perceive the most accurate answer to each of the following questions? Hopefully the picture clues help.
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Jun 11 15
Easier
coachpauly
2389 plays
5.
  Years Almost Everyone Knows!   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
There are many dates in history that an English schoolboy would have indelibly etched in memory. Can you recognize years and events of ten dates through the last millennium?
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Apr 28 15
Category: Pick The Year
Easier
coachpauly
3698 plays
6.
 England: Famous Englanders
  Famous Englanders   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
So many famous people have grown up on that tiny island North of the English channel. Can you identify some of them from the clues provided?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Jul 10 15
Category: England
Very Easy
coachpauly
1106 plays
7.
Corporations: Famous Bosses in Business
  Famous Bosses in Business   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Can you help identify the identity of some influential business people from the clues provided?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Dec 08 23
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8
Category: Corporations
Very Easy
coachpauly
Dec 08 23
1130 plays
8.
  C Is for Christmas   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A Christmas-themed quiz. Best wishes for a wonderful holiday season and a blessed New Year!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Jan 05 23
Recommended for grades: 4,5,6
Category: Christmas
Very Easy
coachpauly
Jan 05 23
5368 plays
9.
 World Sites: Across Five Continents
  Across Five Continents   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Bob the Galapagos tortoise has been serving a 100 year sentence for walking too slowly. He has escaped maximum security to visit places he read about in the prison library. Can you travel five continents with him?
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Sep 24 18
Category: World Sites
Easier
coachpauly
Sep 24 18
1685 plays
10.
ColorsColours in the Title: Movies on the Red Bookshelf
  Movies on the Red Bookshelf   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
In an attempt to edge closer to the "Adventures in Authoring" prize, please accept my humble quiz offering in the movies category. Please note that added info might include some plot spoilers. Enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Apr 20 16
Easier
coachpauly
1184 plays
11.
  Not What I Had in Mind   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Science and creative imagination have sometimes birthed brilliant ideas and inventions. Occasionally these marvels are "accidents" leaving the inventor thinking, "Not What I Had in Mind."
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Dec 14 18
Category: General Technology
Easier
coachpauly
Dec 14 18
3411 plays
12.
  Internet for Infants or Grandmas!   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
My Grandma is learning all about the Internet for the first time. Thankfully my 3-year old niece is around to help her. Can you answer these questions for Grandma with the help of my niece Chloe?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Jun 04 22
Recommended for grades: 5,6,7,8
Category: The Internet
Very Easy
coachpauly
Jun 04 22
3727 plays
13.
British Literature: A Picture of British Lit
  A Picture of British Lit!    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Using the pictures as clues, can you identify some of my all-time favorite books from English literature?
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Jan 16 18
Category: British Literature
Easier
coachpauly
Jan 16 18
1256 plays
14.
Colours Photo Quizzes: O is for Orange
  O is for Orange   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Orange is absolutely my favorite color. Can you answer some fruity questions related to this bright vivacious fruit?
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Oct 24 20
Easier
coachpauly
Oct 24 20
1590 plays
15.
  The Last Straw   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The straw that broke the camel's back refers to a beast of burden so loaded down that literally one more straw will incapacitate him or cause him to revolt against his master. Can you identify these historical "last straws?"
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Sep 11 12
Category: Mixed Bag
Easier
coachpauly
3297 plays
16.
Thematic Abstract Ideas: The End
  The End!   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
A few unconnected things that relate to an "end" of some kind. Hopefully one of the last stages of my adventures in authoring! Thanks for playing!
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Jul 19 19
Easier
coachpauly
Jul 19 19
889 plays
17.
Space and Astronomy for Kids: Twinkle Twinkle Lots of Stars
  Twinkle Twinkle Lots of Stars!   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Can you identify some of the constellations of the night sky from the clues and pictures?
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, May 19 15
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Easier
coachpauly
821 plays
18.
  Not So Obscure Words Beginning With "Obs"   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Who needs a quiz with the word "Obscure" in the title?" There are some great every-day words that begin with "Obs"; the question is, can you decipher them from the clues?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Feb 25 23
Category: Words N - Z
Very Easy
coachpauly
Feb 25 23
3249 plays
19.
  Listen Carefully!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Read aloud each question one time only and then choose the best answer. Remember to read the question ONLY once before answering :) Good luck fellow riddlers...
Average, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Apr 06 20
Category: Riddles
Average
coachpauly
Apr 06 20
7455 plays
20.
Theatre Vocabulary: Theater Stuff Nomenclature
  Theater Stuff Nomenclature    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Lots of hobbies and leisure activities have their own special language. The performing arts are no different. Can you decipher some of the unique theater language from the clues?
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Aug 17 22
Category: Theatre Vocabulary
Easier
coachpauly
Aug 17 22
710 plays
21.
Something in Common: PassWords and DoorCodes
  Pass-Words and Door-Codes!   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Follow Master Thief Knuckles on a thieving adventure. Each answer is a word that begins with C and is followed by a word suggested by the picture. For example a picture of Miami might lead you to think of "C+heat" = "Cheat".
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Mar 07 15
Easier
coachpauly
730 plays
22.
  M is for Mormon   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I have long been fascinated by different religions and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is worthy of such fascination. Hope you enjoy this quiz on basic Mormon trivia.
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Mar 03 20
Category: Latter Day Saints
Easier
coachpauly
Mar 03 20
2500 plays
23.
  "O" for University   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Did you know there are over 100 Colleges and Universities that begin with the letter "O" in the United States? Can you identify 10 of them from the clues?
Average, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Apr 19 18
Category: US Colleges
Average
coachpauly
Apr 19 18
1343 plays
24.
  TV & Movie Cars   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
There are some great television and movie cars that children and adults just love. Can you guess them from the clues?
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Jan 17 12
Easier
coachpauly
2235 plays
25.
Single Word Theme: Crooked
  Crooked!   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Lots of things in life are a little crooked and I am not talking about used car salesmen, lawyers, or politicians. Can you help identify some things related to the concept of "crooked?"
Average, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Apr 22 23
Category: Single Word Theme
Average
coachpauly
Apr 22 23
680 plays
26.
  Hotter Than Hades   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Sweat gushes from every pore. The Hong Kong thermometer spikes at 102 degrees. Still, this is nothing compared to places that are "Hotter than Hades!" From the clues given, can you deduce the locations of ten of the hottest places on the planet?
Average, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Nov 16 23
Average
coachpauly
Nov 16 23
3016 plays
27.
  Dragons in "Harry Potter"   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz about a few things relating to dragons appearing in JK Rowling's classic boy wizard series. Have fun Harry Potter fans!
Average, 10 Qns, coachpauly, May 04 13
Average
coachpauly
1158 plays
28.
 Paraguay: The Heartbeat of South America
  The Heartbeat of South America!    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Paraguay is a land-locked country in South America. Because of its location in the center of the continent it is often nicknamed the "Heart of South America." Can you answer some general questions about this beautiful country?
Average, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Jun 18 15
Category: Paraguay
Average
coachpauly
270 plays
29.
  Faster Disaster   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Welcome to a quiz idea from the "High Commission!" Can you identify these Olympic "faster disaster" true events from the Winter and Summer Olympic Games?
Average, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Mar 13 15
Category: Olympics History
Average
coachpauly
2141 plays
30.
  What I Learned as a Theater Minor!   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
At Clemson University "GO TIGERS" I was a theater minor and learned many interesting things about the performing arts. Hopefully, you can recognize some of my important learning from the clues provided. Have fun!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Mar 22 17
Category: Performing Arts
Very Easy
coachpauly
998 plays
31.
Colours Photo Quizzes: Myriad of Coloration
  Myriad of Coloration    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
What a colorful world we live in. Can you identify the colors we are looking for from the written clues with a gentle nudge from the photos?
Tough, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Nov 19 14
Tough
coachpauly
644 plays
32.
  Breakfast Fruits   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
My favorite food is fruit. I am especially happy when I see a fruit appear on the breakfast table. Can you decipher some of the following fruity breakfast treats from the clues provided?
Average, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Jul 14 17
Category: Breakfast Foods
Average
coachpauly
1224 plays
33.
  "Impossible!" Who Said That?   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Some of the greatest men and women in the world loved to use the word "impossible" in a sentence. Can you identify the speaker from the quote or the clue accompanying it?
Average, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Aug 30 11
Average
coachpauly
2069 plays
34.
  One to Ten    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
One - Two - Three - Four - Five - Six - Seven - Eight - Nine - Ten! Can you answer questions relating to these ten numbers?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Sep 14 23
Recommended for grades: 1,2,3
Category: Numbers for Kids
Very Easy
coachpauly
Sep 14 23
1342 plays
35.
  Rhythm of the Night   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Some of the world's greatest singers and musicians are not even human. Can you answer these questions on Mother Nature's nocturnal maestros?
Average, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Dec 10 23
Average
coachpauly
Dec 10 23
1905 plays
36.
  And Then You Begin!   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
First day of summer! So many fun things to do and so little time. Can you help me identify my favorite hobbies from the list of things I must prepare before I begin?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Aug 23 22
Recommended for grades: 1,2,3,4
Category: Around the House
Very Easy
coachpauly
Aug 23 22
1042 plays
37.
  Christmas Pud   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Only 237 days to go until Christmas! Just enough time to start working on that Christmas pudding. Can you identify the ingredients for my pudding from the clues given?
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Jul 14 17
Category: Desserts
Easier
coachpauly
1530 plays
38.
  Run For The Remote    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
So many great TV shows have the word "RUN" in their title. Can you identify or remember some of these series?
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Dec 31 14
Category: Titles
Easier
coachpauly
2391 plays
39.
  All the King's Men   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"Greetings fellow Grandmasters! My name is 'The King' and I am the most important piece on the chess board. I wonder how much you know about some of my men and the game that we play?"
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Jan 02 17
Category: Chess
Easier
coachpauly
1310 plays
40.
  She Was a Patron Saint!   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
There are patron saints for causes, professions, and countries. The Catholic Church also recognizes a number of women as patron saints. Can you identify some of them from the clues provided?
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, May 06 17
Category: Patron Saints
Easier
coachpauly
1333 plays
41.
  Words That Don't Rhyme With Anything!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Dr. Seuss can make any word rhyme...But in the English language, which of the following words do NOT have a "REAL" rhyming word that can be found in the average concise household dictionary?
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Dec 06 15
Category: Words for Kids
Easier
coachpauly
3390 plays
42.
  Usurpers Unite   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
To usurp means to sieze or hold another's property or lands by illegal force. By that definition history in school could very well have been renamed "usurping!" Which historical instances of usurpation can you identify from the clues?
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Dec 01 13
Easier
coachpauly
705 plays
43.
  Little Miss Scatterbrain   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
We all have our "scatterbrain" moments and some are real "eye-brow raisers." Can you identify the Little Miss Scatterbrains from the incident descriptions given?
Average, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Mar 02 12
Average
coachpauly
854 plays
44.
  Ten-Speed!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The 10 years between 2001 and 2011 saw 10 of the top 14 fastest 100m sprint times of all-time. What do you know about the 10-speed athletes who have all run 100m in 9.85 seconds or better?
Average, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Jun 16 22
Category: 100m Sprint
Average
coachpauly
Jun 16 22
1622 plays
45.
  Downside-Up   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Down one side and up the other takes you from one country to another. Start with GERMANY. Drop a letter rearrange. Add a letter rearrange. Voila! Finish with a new country.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Nov 22 16
Category: Letter Drop Heaven
Very Easy
coachpauly
853 plays
46.
  And the Winner Is?   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Reality television, game shows, and talent shows are all the rage these days. Can you identify some of the following shows that have judges and eliminations?
Average, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Nov 06 23
Average
coachpauly
Nov 06 23
564 plays
47.
  A Question of Geography   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I am at a competition in a European country. To find out the country and answer question 10 try and work out the answers to the first 9 questions. The first letter of each answer will spell my current location. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Aug 01 15
Category: Mixed Countries
Average
coachpauly
754 plays
48.
  Mother Goose Feeds Characters and Imagination    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Who is Mother Goose? No one knows, but this mysterious figure is a story-teller that loves animals and children. Can you answer these questions on some of the world's most beloved nursery rhymes?
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, May 04 16
Category: Nursery Rhymes
Easier
coachpauly
686 plays
49.
  Movie Wolves   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In graduate school, I rescued a wolf cub and named him Storm. He was the best companion I ever had and my fascination with the beautiful Canis lupus continues today. Can you identify these movies that feature wolves?
Average, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Sep 30 12
Category: Animals in Movies
Average
coachpauly
671 plays
50.
  Blast-Off!   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Atari Video Game console helped me survive a childhood that had no computers, mobile phones, internet or Playstation. Can you identify some of my favorite "blasting" games?
Average, 10 Qns, coachpauly, May 06 15
Average
coachpauly
221 plays
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