Author Biography: crisw

Home : Quizzes
avatar

crisw has been a FunTrivia author since Feb 13 00 and has written 215 quizzes. crisw writes for many different categories, but is most active in Animals, Brain Teasers, and General Knowledge, and has won 17 Editor's Choice awards on submitted quizzes.

  • has earned 46,057 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.

Bio: Dog trainer, goat raiser, Frankoma pottery collector, with assorted other strange hobbies.
  Contact / Email Author Go to Player Profile
Quizzes / Other Works Authored by crisw
1.
  Plagiarism editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Plagiarism is the copying of material from an author's works without proper attribution. Quizzyland cannot accept plagiarized quizzes. Do you know how to avoid plagiarism? Identify whether each situation is an example of plagiarism.
Average, 10 Qns, crisw, Nov 22 21
Category: Plagiarism
Average
crisw
Nov 22 21
85129 plays
2.
  What's Your Dog Saying? editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Do you speak dog?
Tough, 10 Qns, crisw, Nov 06 19
Category: Dog Behavior
Tough
crisw
Nov 06 19
63296 plays
3.
  Fractured Cliches editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
These cliches have been rewritten with some highfalutin' vocabulary. Fill in the missing last word!
Average, 10 Qns, crisw, Jan 08 04
Category: In Other Words
Average
crisw
62057 plays
4.
  Animals A to Z editor best quiz best quiz - 25 questions - 4 mins
Well, almost A to Z...since I can only have 25 questions, not 26, I have left out the letter X...
Tough, 25 Qns, crisw, Jul 02 19
Tough
crisw
Jul 02 19
56561 plays
5.
  Another Dose of Doggerel editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Do you know the truth about dogs? Answer 'true' or 'false' to these questions.
Average, 10 Qns, crisw, Apr 11 21
Category: Dogs
Average
crisw
Apr 11 21
36221 plays
6.
  A Souvenir Tour of the U.S. editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Ever looked at your souvenir shelf and thought about where you got all that junk? This quiz is for you!
Easier, 10 Qns, crisw, May 10 14
Category: USA - Travel
Easier
crisw
30773 plays
7.
  Make Your Own Mozzarella! editor best quiz best quiz - 15 questions - 5 mins
Did you know that you can make your own cheese at home using nothing more complicated than a microwave? Take this quiz and you'll soon be enjoying your own fresh cheese! Both the quiz and the cheesemaking are easier than you think, so give it a whirl.
Easier, 15 Qns, crisw, Jan 05 20
Easier
crisw
Jan 05 20
16674 plays
8.
  How to Do Science editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Ever done a science fair project? Then you should know something about the scientific method- or how to do science!
Average, 10 Qns, crisw, Nov 18 18
Average
crisw
Nov 18 18
22747 plays
9.
  Harry Potter and the Storm of Controversy editor best quiz best quiz - 20 questions - 8 mins
Not everyone loves Harry Potter. The series of books about the young wizard has sparked protests, bans, and bizarre behavior. Learn more about the fascinating controversy.
Difficult, 20 Qns, crisw, Mar 14 13
Category: Harry Potter
Difficult
crisw
16814 plays
10.
  Evolution and the Creationists editor best quiz popular trivia quiz - 20 questions - 6 mins
Evolution is a controversial issue. Should it be? Do the creationists, who deny the theory of evolution, have a valid argument?
Tough, 20 Qns, crisw, Nov 11 21
Category: Evolution
Tough
crisw
Nov 11 21
15402 plays
11.
  Mammals of the United States editor best quiz top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A quiz on various wild mammals of the US.
Difficult, 10 Qns, crisw, Mar 03 19
Category: USA
Difficult
crisw
Mar 03 19
18048 plays
12.
  Lost Arts 2- Milking editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
There are many things our forefathers knew that we are beginning to rediscover and enjoy. Can you imagine getting your own milk in the morning?
Average, 10 Qns, crisw, Mar 09 17
Category: Homes & Gardens
Average
crisw
Mar 09 17
7306 plays
13.
  Centipedes and Millipedes editor best quiz top quiz - 20 questions - 6 mins
This quiz was prompted by finding an unusual centipede in the basement at work! Learn more about these fascinating creatures.
Difficult, 20 Qns, crisw, Dec 10 20
Difficult
crisw
Dec 10 20
4478 plays
14.
  Werewolves and Other Werecreatures editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
A quiz on some of the most famous mythical beasts.
Difficult, 10 Qns, crisw, Apr 23 10
Category: Beasts of Myth
Difficult
crisw
7296 plays
15.
  Birds Do It, Bees Do It editor best quiz top quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Here is a little quiz on the romantic life of animals...
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, crisw, Jun 10 04
Very Difficult
crisw
11532 plays
16.
  Endangered in the U.S. editor best quiz top quiz - 15 questions - 7 mins
Some questions on endangered species in the United States- both on the species themselves and on causes of endangerment.
Difficult, 15 Qns, crisw, Dec 27 14
Category: Endangered Species
Difficult
crisw
7251 plays
17.
  How to do Cryptic Crosswords editor best quiz top quiz - 15 questions - 10 mins
Cryptic crosswords are for the cruciverbalist elite! Can you learn how to do them?
Difficult, 15 Qns, crisw, Dec 31 15
Difficult
crisw
7183 plays
18.
  Urban Legend Fun popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Have you been fooled by urban legends? Here are a few that may have tricked you!
Average, 10 Qns, crisw, Dec 01 14
Category: Urban Legends
Average
crisw
65411 plays
19.
  Dog Myths and Facts best quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
Some of these statements are true. Some are false. How much do you know about what you hear about dogs?
Average, 15 Qns, crisw, Jun 02 21
Category: Dogs
Average
crisw
Jun 02 21
40617 plays
20.
  Which One Does Not Belong? - 10 questions - 7 mins
In each of the lists below, one member does not belong. Pick the one that does not belong.
Tough, 10 Qns, crisw, Feb 14 18
Category: Mixed 10 Questions
Tough
crisw
Feb 14 18
35423 plays
21.
  Socializing your Puppy best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Did you know that your dog's puppyhood experiences shape most of his outlook on life? Take this quiz to learn about the importance of socializing your pup!
Tough, 10 Qns, crisw, Sep 03 20
Category: Dog Behavior
Tough
crisw
Sep 03 20
25053 plays
22.
  Dogs-Don't Eat These! best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Most people know that dogs should not eat chocolate. But do you know about these less-well-known hazards to your pet? Taking this quiz may help keep your best friend from being sick as a dog!
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, crisw, Nov 03 06
Category: Dog Health
Very Difficult
crisw
21956 plays
23.
  Multiple Choice Quiz about Drop a Letter best quiz - 15 questions - 6 mins
Start with a five-letter word. It's defined in the first clue. The second clue will be a four-letter word formed by dropping one letter from the 5-letter word with no anagramming. (Directions continued in first question)
Easier, 15 Qns, crisw, Sep 04 14
Category: Drop a Letter
Easier
crisw
23911 plays
24.
  Solving Canine Behavioral Problems best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
The most common cause of a breaking of the bond between dog and owner is canine behavioral problems. How can these problems be solved?
Tough, 10 Qns, crisw, Jun 16 16
Category: Dog Behavior
Tough
crisw
Jun 16 16
19897 plays
25.
  Dog Health best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Dogs are our best friends...this quiz is about what we can do to be a dog's best friend!
Average, 10 Qns, crisw, Aug 26 22
Category: Dog Health
Average
crisw
Aug 26 22
18332 plays
26.
Is a pet store ever a proper place to buy a puppy? This quiz is based on U.S. practices.
Difficult, 25 Qns, crisw, Oct 16 21
Category: Dogs
Difficult
crisw
Oct 16 21
12820 plays
27.
  Our Daily Bread best quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
How much do you know about this staple food item from around the world? It's amazing what a variety of foods can be made from flour, water, and maybe a little yeast.
Average, 15 Qns, crisw, Jun 29 12
Category: Breads and Grains
Average
crisw
15989 plays
28.
  Dog Breeds in the Working Group best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A quiz about dog breeds in the AKC Working Group.
Average, 10 Qns, crisw, Oct 29 19
Category: Dog Breeds
Average
crisw
Oct 29 19
19409 plays
29.
  Atheism and Agnosticism great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
Throughout history, there have been people who believed in gods- and people who did not. Misconceptions abound about those who disbelieve in supernatural beings. Let's examine some of them.
Average, 15 Qns, crisw, Nov 02 19
Average
crisw
Nov 02 19
14548 plays
30.
  Mexican Food in the United States top quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
People who live in San Diego or elsewhere in the West enjoy an abundance of cheap Mexican eateries- but the food is very different from what you find in Mexico. People from other parts of the world may not have as much exposure to this tasty cuisine.
Easier, 10 Qns, crisw, May 06 19
Category: Mexican Foods
Easier
crisw
May 06 19
16156 plays
31.
  It's Too? Two? To? Much! best quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
Ahh! Those pesky words that sound the same but are spelled differently- too, to, two, for example. Do you know when to use each word?
Easier, 10 Qns, crisw, Nov 22 21
Easier
crisw
Nov 22 21
17670 plays
32.
  The Real Harry Potter best quiz - 15 questions - 6 mins
Few readers of the Harry Potter series are aware of the background of the books in the mythology and history of many cultures. How much do you know of the reality behind the books?
Difficult, 15 Qns, crisw, Mar 14 13
Category: Harry Potter
Difficult
crisw
16921 plays
33.
  Cardiovascular System: All About Blood All About Blood best quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
A quiz about your blood!
Average, 15 Qns, crisw, Sep 26 22
Average
crisw
Sep 26 22
15503 plays
34.
  It's Its! top quiz - 15 questions - 3 mins
One of the most common mistakes editors find in quizzes is confusion over when to use 'its' and 'it's'. If you create quizzes, help me out by taking this quiz! If the usage is correct, pick 'yes', otherwise, pick 'no'.
Easier, 15 Qns, crisw, Nov 22 21
Easier
crisw
Nov 22 21
13506 plays
35.
  Animal Groups: 10 Questions great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Do you know the plural names of animal groups? While some of these are archaic, others are still in common use.
Average, 10 Qns, crisw, Apr 11 10
Category: Animal Groups
Average
crisw
15782 plays
36.
  Which Dog for Me? top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
10 people want to choose the dog that is right for them. See if you can help them select the breed that fits their lifestyles the best.
Difficult, 10 Qns, crisw, Jan 25 18
Category: Dog Breeds
Difficult
crisw
Jan 25 18
19704 plays
37.
  Kill Your Television best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The television is ubiquitous, but far from harmless. If you aren't too glued to the boob tube, are you willing to learn about its dangers?
Average, 10 Qns, crisw, Feb 05 09
Category: General Psychology
Average
crisw
8910 plays
38.
  Creating an "Animals" Quiz popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Do you want to create quizzes in the Animals category that can be put online? If so, take this quiz, and learn the ropes!
Average, 10 Qns, crisw, Jun 19 22
Average
crisw
Jun 19 22
14776 plays
39.
This is the second in a series of quizzes designed to present the scientific case for evolution. Surprisingly, it's sometimes the imperfections in evolution that are the best evidence for it.
Difficult, 10 Qns, crisw, Aug 20 21
Category: Evolution
Difficult
crisw
Aug 20 21
9292 plays
40.
  Is He, or Isn't He? top quiz - 15 questions - 3 mins
Some animals have deceptive names- for example, a prairie dog is not a dog. See if you can figure out if these animals are really what they seem to be!
Average, 15 Qns, crisw, Jun 26 13
Average
crisw
13189 plays
41.
  Canine Genetic Disorders best quiz - 25 questions - 7 mins
How much do you know about the inherited maladies that can plague man's best friend? This quiz covers both genetic disorders and methods of preventing them.
Tough, 25 Qns, crisw, Nov 28 21
Category: Dog Health
Tough
crisw
Nov 28 21
8886 plays
42.
  What Language Did These Words Come From? best quiz - 15 questions - 3 mins
This is a quiz on etymology- the origin of some common words. From what languages did these words originate?
Average, 15 Qns, crisw, May 25 22
Average
crisw
May 25 22
10497 plays
43.
  Tricky Word Puzzles great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 8 mins
Give your intellect some exercise with these tricky little word puzzles!
Difficult, 10 Qns, crisw, Apr 26 20
Category: Mixed Word Puzzles
Difficult
crisw
Apr 26 20
18592 plays
44.
  Earthly Cycles best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is a quiz on cycles and processes in nature.
Average, 10 Qns, crisw, Dec 21 12
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9
Category: Environment
Average
crisw
10730 plays
45.
  Literature as Tabloid Headlines top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz provides tabloid headlines that describe a famous book, play or poem. Try and guess the work of literature! I have tried to use only titles that are easy to spell...(well, except 9!)
Easier, 10 Qns, crisw, Feb 05 20
Category: Literary Titles
Easier
crisw
Feb 05 20
11814 plays
46.
  Male or Female? great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 8 mins
Some activities are conducted only by male animals, some only by females. For each example, type M if only the male does it, F if only the female, or B for both.
Difficult, 15 Qns, crisw, Sep 04 19
Difficult
crisw
Sep 04 19
13074 plays
47.
  Dog Breeds in the Toy Group great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
A quiz on the tiny members of the AKC Toy Group.
Average, 10 Qns, crisw, Dec 08 13
Category: Dog Breeds
Average
crisw
12088 plays
48.
  Writing a "Brain Teasers" Quiz popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 5 mins
Want to get your Brain Teasers quiz online? Play this quiz and learn what you need to know to get your quiz approved!
Tough, 15 Qns, crisw, Dec 31 15
Tough
crisw
14153 plays
49.
  The Dogs of 9/11 best quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
There were many heroes in the terrible aftermath of September 11, 2001. Not all of them were human.
Difficult, 10 Qns, crisw, Sep 11 10
Difficult
crisw
7516 plays
50.
  Environmental Problems top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A quiz on some of the problems facing our world.
Average, 10 Qns, crisw, Feb 22 17
Average
crisw
Feb 22 17
10955 plays
Goto page: 1 2 3 4 5