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daver852 has been a FunTrivia author since Sep 18 02 and has written 176 quizzes. daver852 is a generalist author, preferring to author quizzes across all categories, with the most common being General Knowledge, Hobbies, and Music, and has won 5 Editor's Choice awards on submitted quizzes.

  • has earned 8,838 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • last seen online Jun 18 24, and most recent quiz went online Sep 26 19.

Bio: "No country may consider itself civilized unless it has the death penalty for murder." - George MacDonald Fraser
Hobbies: Tobacco and wine.
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by daver852
1.
  Don't Eat That! editor best quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Human beings are omnivores, and will eat almost anything! Nevertheless, certain foods are or were taboo among some groups at one time or another. How much do you know about these "banned" foods?
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, Jan 02 22
Category: History of Food
Average
daver852
Jan 02 22
1979 plays
2.
  Controversial and Scandalous Art editor best quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Throughout history artists have caused scandals by defying conventions and social taboos, or simply by being innovative. Take a stroll through history with me while we examine some examples of controversial and scandalous art!
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, Jul 23 21
Category: Art History
Average
daver852
Jul 23 21
1750 plays
3.
  For Romans, It Was the Best of Times editor best quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The historian Edward Gibbon called it "the period in the history of the world, during which the condition of the human race was most happy and prosperous." What do you know about the Roman Empire from 96 to 180 AD?
Tough, 10 Qns, daver852, Oct 23 13
Category: Roman History
Tough
daver852
2363 plays
4.
  Songs of the American Civil War editor best quiz   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about songs that were popular during the American Civil War, or connected to that conflict in some way. I hope you'll find it interesting and informative.
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, Apr 19 20
Average
daver852
Apr 19 20
649 plays
5.
  Irish Songs and Ballads editor best quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
I will give you a few lines from the song, and you identify the song's title. The lyrics I give you will usually, but not always, be the first lines of the songs.
Difficult, 25 Qns, daver852, Jun 30 16
Category: Irish Music
Difficult
daver852
2891 plays
6.
Architecture: Elementary Architecture
  Elementary Architecture    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Don't know much about architecture? Don't worry - this is a very elementary quiz.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, daver852, Dec 02 14
Category: Architecture
Very Easy
daver852
1126 plays
7.
  Oh, no! It's a Legendary Gunslinger!   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The American frontier was a violent place. How much do you know about the men, both outlaws and lawmen, who made a name for themselves in the Old West?
Easier, 10 Qns, daver852, Sep 27 13
Category: Old West
Easier
daver852
3571 plays
8.
Poetic Genres: There Was a Crooked Man
  There Was a Crooked Man . . .    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about nursery rhymes. How many do you remember from your childhood?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, daver852, May 15 17
Category: Poetic Genres
Very Easy
daver852
839 plays
9.
  Salty Language: U.S. Navy Slang   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Over hundreds of years, sailors have developed a vocabulary almost unintelligible to landlubbers. In preparing this quiz I have used my experience as a sailor, and have frequently refered to a great website, www.navyslang.com
Average, 20 Qns, Daver852, Sep 16 23
Category: U.S. Navy
Average
Daver852
Sep 16 23
7934 plays
10.
  Classic Movie Match   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Nothing complicated about this quiz! Just match these movies from the 1950s or earlier with the actor who appeared in a starring role.
Easier, 10 Qns, daver852, Aug 11 16
Category: Classic Movies
Easier
daver852
1809 plays
11.
Illinois: Illinois Outside of Chicago
  Illinois Outside of Chicago   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about the great state of Illinois, the part that lies outside of the city of Chicago.
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, Nov 17 14
Category: Illinois
Average
daver852
654 plays
12.
  Buying a Bottle of Wine   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Buying a bottle of wine is an adventure! This quiz may teach you a little about one of my favorite subjects, and maybe you'll learn something you can use in real life.
Easier, 10 Qns, daver852, May 14 14
Category: Wines
Easier
daver852
1094 plays
13.
  A Very Hard Quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Many people have told me that the quizzes I write are too hard, so I've decided to write a "hard quiz" that is actually quite easy. All of the questions have something to do with the word "hard."
Easier, 10 Qns, daver852, May 16 14
Easier
daver852
3433 plays
14.
  Black and White and Red All Over    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A simple quiz about the colors black, white and red.
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, Jun 11 23
Category: Colors
Average
daver852
Jun 11 23
3433 plays
15.
  Really Outta This World Quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about things that happen in outer space. You can see a lot of things if you keep looking up!
Easier, 10 Qns, daver852, Aug 15 16
Easier
daver852
3319 plays
16.
  The Revolutionary War For Kids   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The American Revolutionary War, or the War of Independence, was very important, because without it there would be no United States today. Let's see what you know about this important conflict.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, daver852, Jan 16 15
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9
Very Easy
daver852
1868 plays
17.
  A Protestant Quiz    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Protestants belong to hundreds of different denominations, but most hold a few beliefs in common. This quiz is about general Protestant beliefs and practices.
Easier, 10 Qns, daver852, Sep 16 15
Easier
daver852
1474 plays
18.
  All About Ancient Egypt    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about ancient Egypt for grade school children. Adults are welcome to play it as well!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, daver852, May 12 15
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8
Very Easy
daver852
1151 plays
19.
  Geographical Nicknames   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Many states and cities have unique nicknames. This is a quiz about the nicknames of various places in the United States. How many do you know?
Easier, 10 Qns, daver852, Sep 18 13
Easier
daver852
3074 plays
20.
  Folk Song Favorites   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
I will give you the name of a song, and you have to match it with the singer or group most closely associated with the song. Some of these songs go back many decades!
Easier, 10 Qns, daver852, Jan 16 17
Category: Folk Music
Easier
daver852
836 plays
21.
  What Color Am I?   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Sometimes color is unimportant, at other times it can make a big difference! See if you can figure out the right color.
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, Mar 05 15
Category: Rainbow Mixture
Average
daver852
2014 plays
22.
  First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about marriage, and things related to marriage, mostly as it relates to the United States and the British Isles. Hope you find it fun!
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, Aug 01 22
Average
daver852
Aug 01 22
1680 plays
23.
  Let's Go Honky-Tonkin'   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Everybody loves a honky-tonk! This quiz consists of a variety of questions about honky-tonk songs and performers.
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, May 31 14
Category: Country Music
Average
daver852
654 plays
24.
  "Toga! Toga!"   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Everyone loves a Roman, right? This is a quiz about movies where you might see someone wearing a toga, and the actors who wear them. Mostly they are historical films and Bible epics, but a few others are thrown in for good measure.
Easier, 10 Qns, daver852, Oct 04 13
Easier
daver852
1767 plays
25.
  Gemstones for Kids    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
For thousands of years, people have been using gemstones to create jewelry and objects of art. Can you identify these common gems?
Easier, 10 Qns, daver852, Sep 26 19
Easier
daver852
Sep 26 19
769 plays
26.
  Stay Safe Around the House   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Your home is usually the safest place you can be. But there are things that can hurt you if you're not careful. Do you know how to stay safe when you're in your house?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, daver852, May 10 13
Category: Safety for Kids
Very Easy
daver852
1924 plays
27.
  Classic Roles in Classic Movies    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Matching an actor or actress to the famous movie they appeared in is fairly easy, but do you remember the name of the character they played? Unless you are a big fan of movies from the '30s, '40s, and '50s, you may find this quiz a bit challenging!
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, Apr 24 17
Average
daver852
922 plays
28.
  Hillbilly Heaven   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Keep your modern Country music; I like mine with some twang in it. This quiz is about famous songs by artists who are no longer with us; they are now making sweet music up in Hillbilly Heaven. I give you the song, and you tell me who made it famous.
Easier, 10 Qns, daver852, Nov 11 13
Category: Name the Singer
Easier
daver852
765 plays
29.
  Down to the Sea in Ships   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about sailors and seafaring. Let's weigh anchor and see what you know about sailors and life at sea.
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, Dec 28 16
Category: Naval Forces
Average
daver852
2595 plays
30.
  Slang That Is Now Old Hat   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about slang words and expressions that were once popular but are now obsolete. See how many you know!
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, Dec 18 14
Category: American Slang
Average
daver852
1659 plays
31.
  The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about events surrounding the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. I hope you will find it to be interesting and informative.
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, Apr 13 15
Category: Lincoln, Abraham
Average
daver852
708 plays
32.
  War Beneath the Waves: U.S. Submarines   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This is a quiz about the U.S. Navy's undersea warriors during WWII: the submariners. Do you know what it took to become a submarine sailor during history's greatest conflict?
Average, 15 Qns, daver852, Aug 22 15
Category: WW2 Maritime
Average
daver852
446 plays
33.
  When the Good Guys Wore White Hats    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Once upon a time, television shows for for kids taught them patriotism, right from wrong, and what it means to be a responsible adult. How many of these programs from the 1950s and 1960s do you remember?
Easier, 10 Qns, daver852, Oct 24 15
Category: Mixture: Classics
Easier
daver852
880 plays
34.
  Help! Can You Identify These Stamps?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I just bought my ten year-old nephew his first stamp collecting kit. He was very excited, but when attempting to find the right page in his album to place the stamps that came with it, we both ran into problems! Can you help us out?
Easier, 10 Qns, daver852, Mar 20 15
Category: Stamps
Easier
daver852
675 plays
35.
  Money In Idioms, or This Quiz Is a Dime a Dozen    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about idioms in the English language that involve coins or money in some form. Most of the questions are drawn from American English.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, daver852, Jun 11 14
Very Easy
daver852
1506 plays
36.
  As Luck Would Have It   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about things that have been considered either lucky or unlucky at various times by groups of people. Do you feel lucky? Then play this quiz!
Easier, 10 Qns, daver852, Apr 08 15
Category: Superstitions
Easier
daver852
727 plays
37.
  Christmas For Kids    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
For many people, Christmas is one of their favorite holidays! How much do you know about it?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, daver852, Dec 22 14
Very Easy
daver852
1243 plays
38.
  Twice Upon a Time    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
One singer is good, so two singers should be better, right? This quiz is about famous duets, mostly folk and country, but a few other genres are also included.
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, Oct 07 13
Category: Duets and Duos
Average
daver852
2153 plays
39.
  Before There Was Sound   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about silent movies. I happen to love them. Let's see how much you know about movies before the era of sound.
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, Sep 21 14
Category: Silent Era Movies
Average
daver852
396 plays
40.
  Match the Money    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Just match the correct currency to the country that uses it. It's as easy as that. Although some of the answers may not be that easy!
Easier, 10 Qns, daver852, Mar 22 16
Category: Currencies
Easier
daver852
1310 plays
41.
  Irish Rebel Songs   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
I like to hang out in bars, and Irish bars are the best, so it's natural that I've learned a few Irish rebel songs. See if you can identify these famous tunes.
Average, 15 Qns, daver852, Oct 25 09
Category: Irish Music
Average
daver852
597 plays
42.
  "The Twilight Zone": "It's a Good Life"   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about one of my favorite "Twilight Zone" episodes, "It's a Good Life." How much do you remember about this terrifying story?
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, Apr 27 15
Category: Twilight Zone
Average
daver852
447 plays
43.
  Odd and Curious U.S. Money   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
During the over 200 years of its history, the United States has produced a number of coins that are no longer in use. How many of them do you know about? Hope you learn something, and have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, Feb 27 16
Average
daver852
479 plays
44.
  The Silent Service   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This is a quiz about the men and boats of the United States Navy's submarines - the "Silent Service".
Average, 15 Qns, daver852, Feb 10 14
Category: U.S. Navy
Average
daver852
924 plays
45.
  Taking a Bath   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I am about to take a bath. Most of us bathe or shower every day, or at least several times a week. What do you know about this simple activity?
Tough, 10 Qns, daver852, Apr 22 21
Tough
daver852
Apr 22 21
954 plays
46.
  Look Up In the Sky   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about things you might see if you look up. See how many you can identify from the clues. This is a quiz for very young children.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, daver852, Apr 01 15
Recommended for grades: 1,2
Very Easy
daver852
1260 plays
47.
  Magic Bullets and Other Medical Milestones   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about important medical discoveries, breakthroughs, and major events. No technical knowledge required.
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, Aug 02 13
Average
daver852
646 plays
48.
  The Graceful Greyhound    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Greyhounds are wonderful dogs! See how much you know about this delightful breed.
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, Jul 28 17
Category: Hounds
Average
daver852
481 plays
49.
  So You Want To Be a Coin Collector   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Collecting coins is a fun and educational hobby. This quiz will test your knowledge about U.S. coins and basic coin collecting knowledge.
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, Jun 11 13
Average
daver852
614 plays
50.
  All Things Orange   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about all things connected with the color orange. Questions range from very easy to very challenging. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, Feb 12 15
Category: Orange
Average
daver852
1190 plays
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