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darksplash has been a FunTrivia author since Nov 03 07 and has written 614 quizzes. darksplash writes for many different categories, but is most active in Music, General Knowledge, and World, and has won 6 Editor's Choice awards on submitted quizzes.

  • has earned 21,667 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • has adopted / renovated 4 quizzes that required editing work to date.
  • last seen online Feb 29 24, and most recent quiz went online Dec 21 23.

Hobbies: Quizzes, walking the dog, enjoying life after work, quizzes, reading, skiing, quizzes, thinking about skiing, quizzes
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by darksplash
1.
  Songs About Singers editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Many singers and bands have been mentioned and celebrated in song by fellow musicians. Find these ten from the lyrics.
Easier, 10 Qns, darksplash, Mar 29 23
Category: People in Songs
Easier
darksplash
Mar 29 23
423 plays
2.
  Vehicles In Colour editor best quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Modern vehicles come in a wide range of colours, but certain hues are implacably linked with particular means of transport. See if you can spot them.
Average, 10 Qns, darksplash, Jul 17 09
Category: Auto World
Average
darksplash
4565 plays
3.
  The Shakespeare Diaries editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In a tea chest in an ancient cottage, the diaries of William Shakespeare were recently discovered. I was tasked to translate them into modern English. The entries are rather oblique, but they all point to works by, or about, the great man.
Average, 10 Qns, darksplash, Mar 23 17
Category: Shakespeare
Average
darksplash
2715 plays
4.
  Lost In Musical Translation editor best quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A love of music is universal and many cultures have their own favourite kinds. Many songs and tunes, though, have crossed international and cultural borders. See if you can spot some old familiars in unusual settings.
Average, 10 Qns, darksplash, Jul 20 22
Average
darksplash
Jul 20 22
5270 plays
5.
  The Face Not The Image: TV Soap Stars editor best quiz    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Pity the poor soap stars: They appear on our screens sometimes daily and we get involved in their screen lives. But if you met one on the street, would you know the actor's name, or just the character's? See how many you do know.
Average, 10 Qns, darksplash, Mar 13 22
Average
darksplash
Mar 13 22
3329 plays
6.
  Teachers 'R' Us: Fiction's Finest Educators editor best quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Schooldays, the best days of our lives. They could be made or broken by the kind of teachers we had. See how many of fiction's finest you can spot.
Average, 10 Qns, darksplash, Jan 17 12
Average
darksplash
2504 plays
7.
  Dog Stars of Television & Social Media    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Everyone loves dogs, don't they? Little surprise then that canines have featured in TV advertising and drama shows and in social media posts. Match these breeds to the questions.
Average, 15 Qns, darksplash, Dec 13 23
Average
darksplash
Dec 13 23
179 plays
8.
  You Ain't Nothing But A Hound Dog   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Match these 15 dogs of hound classification to the cryptic clues.
Average, 15 Qns, darksplash, Dec 23 23
Category: Hounds
Average
darksplash
Dec 23 23
559 plays
9.
  Splash's Second Easy As Pie Simile Quiz   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
A simile is a saying when you compare something to another completely different thing. In the second of these quizzes, if you get these 10 you may be as pleased as punch.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, darksplash, Mar 09 23
Category: Wordplay for Kids
Very Easy
darksplash
Mar 09 23
565 plays
10.
  Splash's Easy As Pie Simile Quiz   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
A simile is a saying when you compare something to another completely different thing. If you use a simile too often it becomes a cliche. If you get these 10 you may be laughing like a hyena.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, darksplash, Jun 03 23
Recommended for grades: 5,6,7,8
Category: Words for Kids
Very Easy
darksplash
Jun 03 23
559 plays
11.
Wide World of Sports: Mixed Sports Photo Miscellany
  Mixed Sports Photo Miscellany   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Using the images on the left, answer 10 questions on a miscellany of sports.
Average, 10 Qns, darksplash, Jun 15 23
Average
darksplash
Jun 15 23
432 plays
12.
Musical Instruments: Musicians And Their Instruments
  Musicians And Their Instruments   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Take a look at the pictured instruments and identify the musicians closely associated with each.
Average, 10 Qns, darksplash, Jun 06 23
Average
darksplash
Jun 06 23
492 plays
13.
  Dates You Really Should Know, Part 3   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
OK, history buffs, we have come to the third (and final) part of our gallop through the world's historic dates and occurrences. See how much you now about the modern history of our world.
Average, 15 Qns, darksplash, Nov 13 18
Category: Pick The Year
Average
darksplash
Nov 13 18
11951 plays
14.
Name the Movie: Hollywoods Top 10 Favourite Movies
  Hollywood's Top 10 Favourite Movies   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
If there is one thing people love as much as going to the movies, it's making lists of great movies. From the image clues, work out the ten best in a countdown of "Hollywood's 100 Favorite Films" as chosen by "Hollywood Reporter" in 2014.
Easier, 10 Qns, darksplash, Jul 03 22
Category: Name the Movie
Easier
darksplash
Jul 03 22
1500 plays
15.
  MKA: Musicians Known As    
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Many musicians have nicknames, while others have professional names they have adopted. Match the stage name to the 'real' name.
Easier, 15 Qns, darksplash, Jun 19 23
Easier
darksplash
Jun 19 23
291 plays
16.
   Famous Dates: Heres An End To All That
  Here's An End To All That   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
With the help of the photographs, work out the historical ending associated with the date given in the questions.
Easier, 10 Qns, darksplash, Jul 18 20
Category: Famous Dates
Easier
darksplash
Jul 18 20
1430 plays
17.
WW2 Aircraft: Warbirds of WW2
  Warbirds of WW2   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
If aerial combat was born in WW1, it came of age in WW2. This was a period of rapid development and involved aircraft types well known to this day. Find these 10 from the photographs.
Easier, 10 Qns, darksplash, Jun 10 20
Category: WW2 Aircraft
Easier
darksplash
Jun 10 20
1300 plays
18.
  One Moment In Time   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is not about the Whitney Houston hit song of the same name, or even about one moment, but about 10 significant events in history.
Easier, 10 Qns, darksplash, Dec 30 19
Category: Pick The Date
Easier
darksplash
Dec 30 19
9450 plays
19.
Nuts: Warning May Contain Nuts
  Warning: May Contain Nuts   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Nuts are among the most healthy foods you can snack on - most of them anyway. They are also extremely versatile for use as ingredients in other foods. Identify these 10.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, darksplash, Jun 02 20
Category: Nuts
Very Easy
darksplash
Jun 02 20
785 plays
20.
  Famous Movie Questions   best quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match these ten questions to the Hollywood movies in which they are posed.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, darksplash, Jun 18 17
Category: Which Movie
Very Easy
darksplash
Jun 18 17
1867 plays
21.
Thematic Places: Find Your Own Way  With A Little Help
  Find Your Own Way - With A Little Help   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Although many of us try to find our own way through life, it can be a lot easier if we follow some directions...
Easier, 10 Qns, darksplash, Jul 08 20
Category: Thematic Places
Easier
darksplash
Jul 08 20
650 plays
22.
Magic  Magicians: Do You Believe In Magic
  Do You Believe In Magic?   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
"There is no such thing as magic - there's just tricks", or so a great trickster in popular literary fiction maintained. Let's explore the world of magic in various genres of fiction and entertainment.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, darksplash, Jan 07 24
Category: Magic & Magicians
Very Easy
darksplash
Jan 07 24
611 plays
23.
  Dates You Really Should Know: I   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
History, oh what a drag! All those kings and queens; all those presidents; all those battles to remember. You may think it's bunkum, still there are dates we all subconsciously know.
Tough, 15 Qns, darksplash, Jan 17 16
Category: Pick The Year
Tough
darksplash
7958 plays
24.
 Aviation: Fabulous Flying Machines
  Fabulous Flying Machines   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
The world of aviation has come a long way from the (disputed) first powered flight, and aeroplanes are now very much part of our world. Here are 10, old and modern, to identify.
Easier, 10 Qns, darksplash, Jul 12 20
Category: Aviation
Easier
darksplash
Jul 12 20
380 plays
25.
  A Colourful World Miscellany   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Many countries, cities and places of interest around our world have a colour in their name. Match these to their clues on the left.
Average, 15 Qns, darksplash, Mar 18 23
Average
darksplash
Mar 18 23
272 plays
26.
  A Woman Or A Man: The Name's The Same   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Many people have given names that defy perceived rules of gender in that they are used by both men and women. Match these ten to the clues.
Easier, 10 Qns, darksplash, Jan 27 22
Category: First Names
Easier
darksplash
Jan 27 22
640 plays
27.
  Puff The Magic Dragon   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Dragons are mythical creatures - magical even. These questions look at how dragons have entered our everyday lives, as well as our cultural ones.
Average, 10 Qns, darksplash, Aug 24 23
Average
darksplash
Aug 24 23
6616 plays
28.
South America Photo Quizzes: A Tour Guide To South America
  A Tour Guide To South America   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
South America is a continent of vast contrasts. Its people are multicultural and it contains virtually every known geographic variety. It is a wonderful place to visit, so let's look to ten reasons to go.
Easier, 10 Qns, darksplash, Jul 03 20
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Easier
darksplash
Jul 03 20
422 plays
29.
  Card Games: This Is The Deal Card Games For Dummies
  This Is The Deal: Card Games For Dummies   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
The dealer's choice is for you pick out the answers to 10 questions on card games with help from the attached images.
Easier, 10 Qns, darksplash, May 23 20
Category: Card Games
Easier
darksplash
May 23 20
546 plays
30.
  10 Questions about Songs From The Movies   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match these 10 songs to the movies in which they were sung, or appeared on the soundtrack.
Easier, 10 Qns, darksplash, Oct 16 21
Easier
darksplash
Oct 16 21
1440 plays
31.
  FunTrivia Blockbusters: I'll Have an 'A'   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
This quiz is based on the old 'Blockbusters' TV game show. Here are questions on the 20 FunTrivia categories. Each correct answer begins with an 'A'.
Average, 20 Qns, darksplash, Nov 28 23
Category: Blockbuster
Average
darksplash
Nov 28 23
5114 plays
32.
  Landing On Your Feet   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
If you drop a cat, it will twist and land on its feet to avoid injury. In human terms, someone who has landed on their feet has had a sudden stroke of fortune that has changed their lives.
Easier, 10 Qns, darksplash, Oct 01 18
Easier
darksplash
Oct 01 18
2706 plays
33.
  Ten In The Bed   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"There were 10 in the bed and the little one said 'roll over'..." Doesn't everyone know this song? Here are 10 questions related to beds and sleeping.
Average, 10 Qns, darksplash, Jun 14 23
Category: Furniture in Songs
Average
darksplash
Jun 14 23
8713 plays
34.
  Space Oddity   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Space: The final frontier. These are the questions of the quiz writer darksplash. Your mission is to identify references to space in popular culture.
Easier, 10 Qns, darksplash, Jul 09 17
Category: Thematic Space
Easier
darksplash
Jul 09 17
4720 plays
35.
  There Are So Many Colours in the Rainbow   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
There are so many colours in the rainbow, so let's look at every one.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, darksplash, Nov 17 23
Recommended for grades: 1,2,3
Category: Colors for Kids
Very Easy
darksplash
Nov 17 23
6326 plays
36.
  One Billion and One Dalmatians   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
We have had some problems at Splash's Rest Home for Pampered Pooches. Someone dropped off One Billion and One Dalmatians and they have been quite the cause of excitement and intrigue. (In this quiz 1,000,000,000 is taken as being one billion.)
Average, 10 Qns, darksplash, Apr 10 20
Category: Thematic Dogs
Average
darksplash
Apr 10 20
6710 plays
37.
  The Wedding DJ's Miss List   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Here are ten songs that are probably best not played at a wedding reception. Match the artists associated with them.
Easier, 10 Qns, darksplash, Jul 08 16
Easier
darksplash
972 plays
38.
  My True Love Guild to Me - 6th Day   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Quiz Maker Guild author darksplash has wrapped a Christmas quiz gift of "Six Geese A-Laying".". Here are 10 questions loosely based around geese and the number six.
Tough, 10 Qns, darksplash, Nov 08 10
Tough
darksplash
9662 plays
39.
  Songs From The Movies: Volume 2   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Since some people seemed to like the original quiz, here are some more songs to match to the movies in which they were sung, or were on the soundtrack.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, darksplash, Dec 01 16
Very Easy
darksplash
1409 plays
40.
  Airports  Airlines: Tailfin Tales
  Tailfin Tales   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Airlines around the world like to have a distinct livery for their aircraft. Using photographs representing tailfin images, or tail fin if you like, identify 10 airlines.
Easier, 10 Qns, darksplash, Apr 08 20
Easier
darksplash
Apr 08 20
332 plays
41.
  Woodstock: Spirit of '69   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The first Woodstock music festival: these questions look at some of those who headlined the bill on those glorious days of August 1969.
Average, 10 Qns, darksplash, Aug 01 15
Category: Woodstock
Average
darksplash
2105 plays
42.
  Beat The Crooks: Crime Prevention For All   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
There's always someone ready to part you from your hard-earned cash. Test how well prepared you are to avoid the attentions of criminals.
Easier, 15 Qns, darksplash, Jun 04 20
Easier
darksplash
Jun 04 20
3679 plays
43.
  Beatles, Rolling Stones, Who, or Queen?   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, and Queen: four iconic British bands. From the lyrics provided, see if you know which recorded them.
Easier, 10 Qns, darksplash, Jul 19 22
Category: 1960s and '70s Mix
Easier
darksplash
Jul 19 22
1875 plays
44.
British Roads  Motorways: Road Signs Of The United Kingdom
  Road Signs Of The United Kingdom    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Driving anywhere can be frustrating. There's so much to pay attention: other roadusers, your own driving and all the information coming from traffic signs. See if you can spot these UK-centric signs.
Easier, 10 Qns, darksplash, Apr 24 20
Easier
darksplash
Apr 24 20
410 plays
45.
  Cars: Automobile Insignia Of The World
  Automobile Insignia Of The World    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Motor car manufacturers have insignia to identify their vehicles. From the photographic clues, identify these 10.
Average, 10 Qns, darksplash, Mar 22 23
Category: Cars
Average
darksplash
Mar 22 23
300 plays
46.
  Everybody Needs Good Neighbours: Odd One Out   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
As the theme song for an Australian soap opera has it "Everybody needs good neighbours". Here are questions about ten places. Find the place that is NOT a neighbour of the one in the question.
Average, 10 Qns, darksplash, Apr 04 23
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Category: Mixed Destinations
Average
darksplash
Apr 04 23
334 plays
47.
  Sounds Of The 60s: Volume Two   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
More 1960s hits from the playlist of BBC Radio 2's "Sound of the 60s". Match the performers to the songs played in the show broadcast on December 23, 2017.
Average, 15 Qns, darksplash, Mar 26 18
Category: 1960s Music
Average
darksplash
Mar 26 18
758 plays
48.
  FunTrivia Blockbusters: I'll Have a 'B'.   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Back despite popular demand... This quiz is based on the old 'Blockbusters' TV game show. Here are questions on the 20 FunTrivia categories. Each correct answer begins with a 'B'.
Easier, 20 Qns, darksplash, Apr 09 23
Category: Blockbuster
Easier
darksplash
Apr 09 23
1738 plays
49.
  Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Yesterday is history; tomorrow is a mystery; today is a gift: so let's look at some examples of all three in popular culture.
Easier, 10 Qns, darksplash, Oct 09 17
Category: Thematic Time
Easier
darksplash
Oct 09 17
2529 plays
50.
  Favourite Foods of the Famous   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
On the left is a brief description of a food, meal, or beverage. Match to them the famous people from the list on the right that they are named after. (There are clues for non foodies.)
Easier, 10 Qns, darksplash, Mar 09 20
Easier
darksplash
Mar 09 20
892 plays
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