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Hews has been a FunTrivia author since Apr 06 00 and has written 92 quizzes. Hews writes for many different categories, but is most active in Sports, Geography, and Movies.

  • has earned 7,966 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.

Bio: Long-term expat living in Osaka, but originally from Oz. If I'm active on this website, it means I'm procrastinating somewhere.
Hobbies: Base jumping, Fox hunting, early Hungarian cabinet making, cheese appreciation, lawn bowls, kazakh culinary method.
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by Hews
1.
  A-Z Largest Countries (in Population)   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
The concept is simple, but some of the choices you will make are difficult! - Choose the largest country (in population) for each letter and good luck! These statistics are from 2010.
Average, 25 Qns, hews, May 07 23
Average
hews
May 07 23
28896 plays
2.
  National Heroes    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The concept is simple: Match the name you are given with the relevant country. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Feb 19 16
Average
hews
14170 plays
3.
  Cities of India    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Do you know 10 cities in India? Don't worry, you will. I give you clues about a city, you tell me which one it is. Each city only appears once. Good Luck!
Easier, 10 Qns, hews, Jan 09 24
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Category: India
Easier
hews
Jan 09 24
13534 plays
4.
  A-Z Largest Countries (in Area)   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
Choose the largest country (in area) for each letter. Be careful! Sometimes the most obvious choice is not the correct one ;-)
Average, 25 Qns, hews, Jul 04 23
Average
hews
Jul 04 23
13381 plays
5.
  Singapore   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Singapore is an ultra-modern city located just one degree north of the equator. This is an insider's quiz on Singapore - if you haven't been there, you might struggle. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Apr 29 11
Category: Singapore
Average
hews
6868 plays
6.
  Famous Beheadings   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I know what you are thinking: 'What a delightful subject' - well one thing is for certain, these events mark some of the most important and bizarre moments in our history. I'll describe the person and their exploits, and you tell me who it is.
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Aug 18 11
Average
hews
7569 plays
7.
  Cities of Germany   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Do you know ten cities in Germany? Of course you do! I give you a brief description, and you tell me the city. Good Luck!
Easier, 10 Qns, hews, Jul 31 20
Category: Germany
Easier
hews
Jul 31 20
6969 plays
8.
  Country Names in French and German   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The names given to countries vary through the languages. Even if you don't speak French or German, you'll do well in this one if you think hard enough. I give you the name for a particular country, you tell me the name of that country in English.
Easier, 10 Qns, hews, Aug 12 13
Category: French
Easier
hews
7476 plays
9.
  Cities of Spain    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Do you know ten cities in Spain?? Yes, you do! Match the city to the description in this quiz. Good Luck!
Easier, 10 Qns, hews, Jul 29 17
Category: Spain
Easier
hews
5051 plays
10.
  Fiji Test Your Knowledge   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This topic may seem difficult but you'll be surprised how much you know about this nation of the Pacific.
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Dec 14 20
Category: Mixed Fiji
Average
hews
Dec 14 20
5557 plays
11.
  Which City is Number 2?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I give the country, you tell me the second largest city in terms of population. All questions are based on population of the metropolitan area. Enjoy!
Tough, 10 Qns, hews, Oct 13 23
Tough
hews
Oct 13 23
10938 plays
12.
  Country Names in Japanese   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I give you the Japanese name, you tell me the English name. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Apr 30 20
Category: Japanese
Average
hews
Apr 30 20
4169 plays
13.
  The Ultimate Cities of Russia Quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Do you know ten cities in Russia?? You bet! I'll give you a description, you tell me the city. Good Luck!
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Mar 22 10
Category: Russia
Average
hews
3660 plays
14.
  Match the Beer to the Country No. 1    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I give you the name of a beer, you tell me the country that beer comes from. Good Luck!
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Jul 24 11
Category: Beers
Average
hews
9672 plays
15.
  Match the Beer to the Country No. 2    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I give you the beer, you tell me the country it comes from. Enjoy!
Tough, 10 Qns, hews, Apr 01 03
Category: Beers
Tough
hews
4982 plays
16.
  German Bs   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz on some of the icons, people, places and things in Germany starting with the letter B. I give you a brief description, you tell me the correct answer. The questions get progressively harder... Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Sep 02 14
Category: Mixed Germany
Average
hews
3931 plays
17.
  Old Places, New Names    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about places that have changed their name at some point in their history. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Jan 20 19
Average
hews
Jan 20 19
7158 plays
18.
  Australian Game Show Hosts    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Aussie game shows have been part of every family's compulsory viewing for many years. Here is a quiz on some of the many hosts - enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, hews, Feb 17 15
Category: Australian TV
Easier
hews
2746 plays
19.
  Schwarzenegger Movie Taglines    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I give you a movie tagline used to promote a Schwarzenegger film and you tell me the movie. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Oct 09 16
Average
hews
4656 plays
20.
  "V for Vendetta" Quotes: Who is V talking to?   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
There are many memorable lines in "V for Vendetta" and many of these were delivered by the title character himself. Can you remember who V was talking to?
Average, 10 Qns, hews, May 04 08
Category: V for Vendetta .
Average
hews
1676 plays
21.
  Along Came Jones   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
No, it's not the 1945 movie starring Gary Cooper or the song by The Coasters. This is a quiz on famous (and infamous) people and characters named Jones. Enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, hews, Nov 26 13
Category: Same Name
Easier
hews
2615 plays
22.
  WWF 1980s    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
One for the old-timers. Hope the questions aren't too easy. Enjoy.
Average, 10 Qns, hews, May 13 06
Category: WWF ~ 1980s
Average
hews
5821 plays
23.
  German Ds    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz on some of the icons, people, places and things in Germany starting with the letter D. I give you a brief description, you tell me the correct answer. The questions get harder and harder... Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Sep 20 18
Category: Germany
Average
hews
Sep 20 18
2965 plays
24.
  One Name, Many Places    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Names of cities are often found in many different countries. The object of this quiz is to identify which of the four options has the largest population. You might not know all of the options, but one or two should give you a hunch. Good Luck!
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Apr 30 23
Average
hews
Apr 30 23
8330 plays
25.
  Cricket Grounds 2003    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The concept is easy: tell me which country a particular ground is in. But be warned - some of these are difficult.... Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Apr 01 03
Category: Cricket Grounds
Average
hews
3429 plays
26.
  Bangkok    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
It's the capital of Thailand and it appeared in a smash-hit musical. But how much do you know about this South-East Asian hub? Take this quiz to find out. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Apr 23 09
Category: Thailand
Average
hews
1505 plays
27.
  Test Cricket Records: The 1980s   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Some of test cricket's most memorable moments were in the 1980s. From the rise of the all-rounders to the West Indian fast-bowling machine; this was a decade that had it all. Here is a quiz on the stats between January 1st, 1980 and December 31st, 1989.
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Jan 09 08
Category: Test Cricket
Average
hews
732 plays
28.
  Jack Nicholson Movie Taglines    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I give you a movie tagline used to promote a Jack Nicholson film and you tell me the movie. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Jan 26 03
Category: Nicholson, Jack
Average
hews
3019 plays
29.
  Moore? Moore You Say?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
More questions about Moores. I describe the famous Moore, you tell me which one it is. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Feb 23 11
Category: Same Name
Average
hews
2212 plays
30.
  Jacksonville   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's a quiz with a little bit of everything and some interesting facts about the city of Jacksonville, Florida.
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Sep 09 08
Category: Florida
Average
hews
930 plays
31.
  Where Am I Flying To?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Your bags are tagged but where are you going? Name the city in this fairly simple quiz...
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Dec 17 06
Category: IATA Codes
Average
hews
6669 plays
32.
  Movies About Mars    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The red planet has been featured in an amazing number of films. I give you the year and describe the movie, and you tell me which one it is. Enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, hews, Apr 22 04
Easier
hews
1238 plays
33.
  Australian Explorers    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here is a little quiz for those of you who know (and those of you who want to know) a little about the Aussie explorers.
Tough, 10 Qns, hews, Aug 15 05
Category: Australians
Tough
hews
2553 plays
34.
  Monkey Magic!   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here is a quiz on a Japanese cult classic. "Monkey" has been syndicated worldwide - how much can you remember?
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Feb 08 08
Category: Monkey
Average
hews
348 plays
35.
  Finish the Lyric: 1980s Australian Classics   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here is a lyrics quiz with an Aussie twist. All you have to do is hum, sing or tap your foot along with the lyrics given until you can fill in the gap. Don't sing too loudly if you're in an internet cafe! Enjoy.
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Oct 17 06
Average
hews
3003 plays
36.
  The Changing of the Guard   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz features the changes to test cricket's highest individual score since the first test way back in 1877.
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Jan 10 09
Category: Test Cricket
Average
hews
1375 plays
37.
  Actors Playing Irish    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is the fifth quiz in a series on actors playing characters of a different nationality. Here are ten questions about ten Irish characters and the ten non-Irish actors who played them. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, hews, May 17 04
Average
hews
1180 plays
38.
  Test Cricket Records: The 1970s   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The 1970s were tumultuous times in world cricket, with advent of one day internationals, night matches and Packer's World Series. Out in the middle, it was a story of out and out pace. Here is a quiz on the decade that was.
Difficult, 10 Qns, hews, Dec 11 08
Category: Test Cricket
Difficult
hews
694 plays
39.
  The Boxing Day Test   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Boxing Day Test is one of the most revered and iconic annual events on the Australian sporting calendar. How much do you know about it?
Tough, 10 Qns, hews, Jun 05 08
Category: Ashes Tests
Tough
hews
1530 plays
40.
  European Vacation    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz on the Griswold family's hilarious vacation to Europe. Hope this takes you back.
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Aug 07 04
Category: European Vacation
Average
hews
3929 plays
41.
  Japanese Ks    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here is a quiz about some of the people, places and things in Japan starting with the letter K.
Average, 10 Qns, hews, May 06 04
Category: Japan
Average
hews
1568 plays
42.
  2010 FIFA World Cup Qualifying   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The qualifying phase of the first World Cup held in Africa had its share of drama and surprises. How much do you remember?
Tough, 10 Qns, Hews, Dec 05 10
Category: 2010 South Africa
Tough
Hews
1434 plays
43.
  Osaka   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Osaka is an enigmatic mix of industry, history, technology and entertainment. Here are ten diverse questions on this great city.
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Dec 18 16
Category: Japan
Average
hews
893 plays
44.
  Japanese Oddities   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Some of the things observed by visitors to Japan are puzzling. Hope you enjoy some of these strange but true factoids!
Tough, 10 Qns, hews, May 04 24
Category: Japan
Tough
hews
May 04 24
2338 plays
45.
  Emergency Numbers by Country   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Emergency numbers aren't all the same the world over. Take this quiz to see how much you know. Good luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, hews, Jul 19 24
Category: Country Codes
Tough
hews
Jul 19 24
1910 plays
46.
  Cities of South Africa    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about some of the cities of South Africa. I will give a hint or two, you tell me the city....
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Oct 22 11
Category: South Africa
Average
hews
2650 plays
47.
  Actors Playing Americans    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about some American characters in movies and the non-Americans who played them. This is the fourth quiz in the series. The questions get progressively harder. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Jun 19 19
Average
hews
Jun 19 19
2673 plays
48.
  Test Cricket Records: The 1990s   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The 1990s saw some dramatic moments in test cricket, from the decline of the West Indies to the rise of Australia, as well as the re-emergence of South Africa. This is a quiz on all the stats from January 1st, 1990 until December 31st, 1999.
Tough, 10 Qns, hews, Jan 06 08
Category: Test Cricket
Tough
hews
1137 plays
49.
  Euro 2004 Review    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The European Championships in 2004 were full of surprises. How much can you remember?
Easier, 10 Qns, hews, Dec 16 06
Category: Euro 2004
Easier
hews
1784 plays
50.
  Questions on Protest Songs   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here is a 'Protest Song' quiz with a little more than the usual. I give the issue or event, you tell me the song that protested it. Good Luck!
Average, 10 Qns, hews, Nov 10 20
Category: Political Songs
Average
hews
Nov 10 20
2919 plays
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