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dericpw has been a FunTrivia author since Aug 28 04 and has written 19 quizzes. dericpw strongly focuses on quizzes in the fields of Movies, History, and Geography.

  • has earned 621 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.

Hobbies: History, film, reading, cartooning, hashing & travel.
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1.
  Classic Films of the '30s, '40s and '50s.   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These classic films from the '30s, '40s and '50s all have something in common. See if you can work it out in question 10. The false answers for each question also have something in common.
Tough, 10 Qns, dericpw, Jan 18 06
Category: Classics - Tough
Tough
dericpw
2076 plays
2.
  Zulu War - Rorke's Drift   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Rorke's Drift was a single engagement in the Zulu campaigne of 1879, yet it is perhaps the most widely known. How much do you know?
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, dericpw, Jun 05 17
Category: Assorted Wars
Very Difficult
dericpw
2441 plays
3.
  1962    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz dedicated to all those born in this eventful year. How much do you know about 1962?
Difficult, 10 Qns, dericpw, Mar 24 11
Category: 1960s History
Difficult
dericpw
1908 plays
4.
  10 Questions: Zulu Multiple Choice Quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How much do you know about this classic war movie and the history behind it? It gave Michael Caine his first starring role and arguably Stanley Baker his last memorable one.
Tough, 10 Qns, dericpw, Feb 03 05
Category: Zulu
Tough
dericpw
2115 plays
5.
  The American War of 1812    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The War of 1812 between the United States of America and Great Britain lasted over 2 years and saw approximately 30,000 casualties, yet little is generally remembered of this significant historical event in either country.
Tough, 10 Qns, dericpw, Nov 07 16
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9,10
Category: War of 1812
Tough
dericpw
1089 plays
6.
  Classic British Comedy Films    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The post-war years saw many British comedy films that have become cinema classics. How well do you remember these ones, and can you spot the common link between them in the last question? There is also a link between the wrong answers of each question.
Average, 10 Qns, dericpw, Apr 10 05
Average
dericpw
1170 plays
7.
  Hong Kong III    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a fairly easy quiz on general facts about Hong Kong. Even if you've only visited as a tourist you should get most of these.
Average, 10 Qns, dericpw, Oct 27 13
Category: Hong Kong
Average
dericpw
579 plays
8.
  Detectives In Fiction    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Everyone loves a good detective story but how well do you know your sleuths? These characters have appeared in books, radio, TV, movies, animated cartoons and comic strips.
Tough, 10 Qns, dericpw, Jul 22 07
Tough
dericpw
588 plays
9.
  Hong Kong I    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is for those who really know Hong Kong inside out. If you are a Hong Kong resident and don't just spend all night in front of the TV then you should get most of these.
Difficult, 10 Qns, dericpw, Mar 04 06
Category: Hong Kong
Difficult
dericpw
568 plays
10.
  Amusing Movie Titles Lost in Translation    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
See if you can match the Chinese translation to the English language movie title.
Difficult, 10 Qns, dericpw, Aug 16 12
Difficult
dericpw
1027 plays
11.
  Film Facts in Common    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
All of these films have something in common. See if you can work it out by question 10.
Average, 10 Qns, dericpw, Jul 03 12
Average
dericpw
994 plays
12.
  James Bond    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
James Bond is one of the world's best known movie spies but how well do you know the Bond of Ian Fleming's books?
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, dericpw, Apr 27 06
Category: Fleming, Ian
Very Difficult
dericpw
1631 plays
13.
  Hong Kong    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
See if you know your way around one of the most exciting cities in the world. If you live here these should be easy but a bit trickier for a tourist.
Tough, 10 Qns, dericpw, Mar 29 15
Category: Hong Kong
Tough
dericpw
738 plays
14.
  Historical Mixed bag    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ten completely mixed questions relating to history. A good tune up for a game of Trivial Pursuit or a pub quiz.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, dericpw, Feb 17 22
Category: Difficult History
Very Difficult
dericpw
Feb 17 22
1348 plays
15.
  Hong Kong Wanchai Bars    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Wanchai district of Hong Kong was made famous in the movie, "The World of Suzie Wong". It is still the nightlife hotspot of Hong Kong although much more upmarket than in Suzie's day. Take a trip through today's Wanchai.
Tough, 10 Qns, dericpw, Aug 09 16
Category: Pubs & Restaurants
Tough
dericpw
472 plays
16.
  The Ipcress File    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A classic spy thriller that brought fame to first time author, Len Deighton and actor Michael Caine, who played the cockney working class spy in the movie. The movie is a 1960's classic but how well do you know the book?
Tough, 10 Qns, dericpw, Mar 01 05
Category: D
Tough
dericpw
192 plays
17.
  Hash House Harriers History    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Hashing is a popular Worldwide event where a pack of runners follow a pre-laid trail, normally cross country. Most Hashers will know something of the history but hopefully this quiz will encourage non-Hashers to take up the sport.
Tough, 10 Qns, dericpw, Jan 30 06
Tough
dericpw
536 plays
18.
  6 December    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
If you were born on this day see how much you know about events that happened on your birthday.
Tough, 10 Qns, dericpw, Oct 17 16
Tough
dericpw
445 plays
19.
  Hong Kong II    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Perhaps the most exciting city in the World. This quiz is for those who know it really well, its history, geography, politics, culture, shops and landmarks.
Difficult, 10 Qns, dericpw, Feb 25 13
Category: Hong Kong
Difficult
dericpw
503 plays