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jonnowales has been a FunTrivia author since Mar 20 05 and has written 195 quizzes. jonnowales is a generalist author, preferring to author quizzes across all categories, with the most common being Sports, Sci / Tech, and For Children, and has won 8 Editor's Choice awards on submitted quizzes.

  • has earned 19,097 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • has adopted / renovated 1 quiz that required editing work to date.
  • last seen online Apr 22 24, and most recent quiz went online Apr 09 24.

Bio: An enthusiast of the railways...perhaps too much...it's sad really!
Hobbies: Travel | Railways | Good Food | Chess | Films | Learning Dutch
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by jonnowales
1.
  Who Do You Think You Are? editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Join Jonno the journalist as he meets five stars from the world of film and five from the world of television. Do you know who they are? Good luck!
Easier, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Jan 07 15
Easier
jonnowales
19203 plays
2.
  Understanding Particle Physics for Kids! editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I hope you enjoy your journey through the atom and the amazing world of the very small. This is suitable for older children and there is nothing stopping the adults having a go of course! :)
Easier, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Aug 25 20
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Category: Physics for Kids
Easier
jonnowales
Aug 25 20
4350 plays
3.
  Quirky Quantum and Nuclear Physics editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Quantum physics is an extraordinary field in every way imaginable. Here is just a taster of the strange way that physics manifests itself at the atomic level. This focuses on wave-particle duality and the nucleus. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Jul 08 09
Category: Physics
Average
jonnowales
3814 plays
4.
  The Year of the Flood editor best quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The landmasses of planet Earth are submerged after the mother of all floods. Noah Sark is tasked with saving TV and movie relics from yesteryear but he can't do it alone...he is approaching his 950th birthday after all.
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, May 17 20
Average
jonnowales
May 17 20
549 plays
5.
  Not Just A Hamburger? editor best quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Surely there isn't a link between hamburgers and sport? Have McDonald's, Burger King and other such institutions even managed to infiltrate the sporting world? Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Feb 10 10
Category: Sports Mixed
Average
jonnowales
3126 plays
6.
  Jonnowales and the Damaged Dry Cleaning editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Jonnowales is on a trip around the world but he has the misfortune of having his clothes damaged by dry cleaning companies in ten different countries! Can you help him find something new to wear? Enjoy.
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Aug 29 09
Average
jonnowales
1928 plays
7.
  Wimbledon 2009: Men's Singles editor best quiz   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
What an incredible tournament the 2009 Wimbledon men's singles turned out to be. What do you remember about it? Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Jul 19 09
Category: Wimbledon
Average
jonnowales
1773 plays
8.
  O Malabarista! editor best quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
If you are terrible at juggling, all that remains is an invocation to a higher power. Malabarista, the Spanish juggler!
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Jun 06 20
Category: Juggling
Average
jonnowales
Jun 06 20
133 plays
9.
  Generally Unloved   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
An Adopted Unloved General Quiz
First in a series of adopted General quizzes that have been unloved and unplayed for perhaps too long. Questions remain largely faithful to the original quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Jan 09 24
Category: Mixed 10 Questions
Average
jonnowales
Jan 09 24
367 plays
10.
  Stash This Bullion   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
I have been a fan of silver bullion for quite some time and for relatively little cost, depending on where we are in the economic cycle, you can obtain beautiful coins from around the world. Enjoy matching bullion to the country that produces it.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Jan 15 24
Very Easy
jonnowales
Jan 15 24
498 plays
11.
  An Entertaining Palette    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
The world of entertainment is unsurprisingly littered with references to colour. Fill in the blanks with the appropriate colours and then blend in order to balance ten short word equations. Good luck!
Easier, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Apr 06 24
Easier
jonnowales
Apr 06 24
286 plays
12.
  Organising PlayStation Titles   best quiz  
Classification Quiz
 16 Qns
The PlayStation universe is jam-packed with outstanding franchises and engaging games. Your challenge is to tidy up sixteen video game titles (predominantly but not exclusively PS2) into four categories. Best of luck!
Very Easy, 16 Qns, jonnowales, Jan 10 24
Very Easy
jonnowales
Jan 10 24
150 plays
13.
  All Aboard to Paddington!   top quiz  
Ordering Quiz
 10 Qns
A train is ready to depart from the second-largest city in Wales. Provide the conductor with a correctly ordered list of station calls along the most direct route to London Paddington. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Dec 29 23
Category: U.K. Railways
Average
jonnowales
Dec 29 23
170 plays
14.
  Amazon, Microsoft or a Cloud?    
Classification Quiz
 12 Qns
Cloud computing can somewhat simplistically be taken to mean undertaking computation on some other organisation's infrastructure. Such organisations include Microsoft (Azure) and Amazon (AWS). Can you distinguish their products from things in the sky?
Average, 12 Qns, jonnowales, Jan 04 24
Category: General Computing
Average
jonnowales
Jan 04 24
215 plays
15.
  All Aboard to Waterloo!   great trivia quiz  
Ordering Quiz
 10 Qns
The second in a series of UK railway station ordering quizzes. This time, we go on a journey from a seaside town on the south coast to the famous London terminal, Waterloo. Good luck arranging the main station calls along the South West Main Line.
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Jan 06 24
Category: U.K. Railways
Average
jonnowales
Jan 06 24
158 plays
16.
  Wales or Not?   great trivia quiz  
Collection Quiz
 10 Qns
Whether you only have five minutes or you are in a rush to get your 24 Hours of Geography upgrade, sometimes a quick quiz is just what you need. Simply identify which of the following settlements are in Wales. Best of luck.
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Jan 03 24
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Category: Wales
Average
jonnowales
Jan 03 24
326 plays
17.
  Too Many People    
Fun Fill-It
 17 Qns
An Homage to 'The Traitors'
How can 'The Traitors' season 2 be such a success when it neglects the beautiful art form of haiku? Let me try - huge emphasis on try - to right this particular wrong!
Average, 17 Qns, jonnowales, Feb 08 24
Category: Traitors, The
Average
jonnowales
Feb 08 24
39 plays
18.
  It's a Real Station!    
Collection Quiz
 10 Qns
The British public is fond of its historic railway network and is even more fond of complaining about it! Select the correctly-named railway stations and avoid the imposters.
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Apr 08 24
Category: U.K. Railways
Average
jonnowales
Apr 08 24
204 plays
19.
  'Doom': A Celebration    
Fun Fill-It
 10 Qns
Upon completion of 'Doom I' and 'Doom II' for the PlayStation 1 (PSX), you receive a hearty congratulations for succeeding in your mission. Fill in the blanks to complete the complimentary statements.
Easier, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Apr 09 24
Category: Doom
Easier
jonnowales
Apr 09 24
29 plays
20.
  Yorkshire or Not?   top quiz  
Collection Quiz
 12 Qns
Best of luck in your mission to determine which settlements can be found within the borders of the historic county of Yorkshire.
Easier, 12 Qns, jonnowales, Oct 24 23
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Easier
jonnowales
Oct 24 23
298 plays
21.
  Fracturing Science!   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Science is an amazing subject, but, to truly appreciate its intricacies it has to be divided into categories. Here are just some of them in fractured form. Enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Feb 21 22
Category: Fractured Science
Easier
jonnowales
Feb 21 22
16893 plays
22.
  Fruit, Fruit Everywhere!   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Fruit keeps us nice and healthy. We can find fruit everywhere from songs to up in trees. Enjoy!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Aug 19 07
Recommended for grades: 1,2,3
Very Easy
jonnowales
16889 plays
23.
  Add a Letter 9-for-10   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
By adding a letter you will make a new word! The answer will be the added letter only. The answer to the last question is made from all the other answers in order. Enjoy.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Aug 29 20
Recommended for grades: 4,5,6
Very Easy
jonnowales
Aug 29 20
10274 plays
24.
  Add a Letter 9-for-10 (Part II)   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Second add a letter quiz for children. The answer to each question is the letter added only. These letters in order will spell out a fictional character. Enjoy!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Aug 29 20
Recommended for grades: 4,5,6
Very Easy
jonnowales
Aug 29 20
9725 plays
25.
  Water in Biology   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz was inspired by an essay I had to write in my final biology exam. Questions are based on the importance of water in biological systems. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Jun 26 09
Category: Biology
Average
jonnowales
9995 plays
26.
  Glorious Biology for Kids!   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Biology was always the science that I found the easiest in school. How much do you know about your cells, your organs and even the environment in which you live? Enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Mar 21 08
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11
Category: Biology for Kids
Easier
jonnowales
8492 plays
27.
  Bodily Inflammations   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
If you are playing this quiz, you have most probably had an (-itis) of some kind in the past, but, how is your overall knowledge on 'Bodily Inflammations?' Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Apr 07 22
Category: Diseases
Average
jonnowales
Apr 07 22
10361 plays
28.
  Modern History for Kids!   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about the more modern parts of history. All questions will be about events after 1945. [Suitable for older children]
Very Easy, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Aug 25 20
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Category: History for Kids
Very Easy
jonnowales
Aug 25 20
8033 plays
29.
UK Royals: The Last of My Line
  The Last of My Line   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
British royal houses come and go, but the monarchy endures. This quiz shines a light on those kings and queens that were on the throne towards the often turbulent final years of the various houses. In memory of Bloomsby.
Easier, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Jul 01 20
Category: U.K. Royals
Easier
jonnowales
Jul 01 20
653 plays
30.
  Glorious Chemistry for Kids!   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Chemistry is a subject that you can always have a little bit of fun with, whether it be making little explosions or stinking the room out. Enjoy! [Suitable for slightly older children]
Easier, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Aug 25 20
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10,11
Category: Chemistry for Kids
Easier
jonnowales
Aug 25 20
7558 plays
31.
  Questions on Quadratics   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Quadratic equations and the formula used to attain the correct answers are certainly wonderful. On the other hand many would be delighted if they never saw a quadratic again. Well...sorry! Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Nov 20 23
Category: Algebra
Average
jonnowales
Nov 20 23
9480 plays
32.
  Glorious Physics for Kids!   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
People know more physics than they think! This quiz will attempt to make a somewhat feared subject a little easier. Enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Aug 25 20
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9
Category: Physics for Kids
Easier
jonnowales
Aug 25 20
7307 plays
33.
  A Look at the Cosmos   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Astronomy is quite possibly the most exciting and interesting branch of science in the opinion of the public. It is accessible, visible and the science is often shaped by amateur stargazers! Enjoy the quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Feb 02 22
Category: Astronomy
Average
jonnowales
Feb 02 22
5881 plays
34.
  Cell Membrane: Structure and Function   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The cell membrane is a fascinating structure and is an interesting part of biochemistry. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Jun 14 11
Average
jonnowales
8563 plays
35.
  Musical Instruments for Kids!   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
There are different types of music for every human emotion. These wonderful sounds come from a variety of musical instruments. Do you know any of them? Enjoy!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Mar 16 21
Recommended for grades: 1,2,3,4
Category: Music for Kids
Very Easy
jonnowales
Mar 16 21
5990 plays
36.
  European History for Kids!   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here is a quick look at the continent of Europe in years gone by. I hope you enjoy it! [Suitable for slightly older children].
Very Easy, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Aug 26 20
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Category: History for Kids
Very Easy
jonnowales
Aug 26 20
5315 plays
37.
  Breaking Literal Barriers   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
'The Big Bang Theory' is, for me, one of the best comedies to come out of America for a long while. This quiz is about the character Dr. Sheldon Cooper and his amusing attempts to understand sarcasm. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Feb 05 13
Category: Big Bang Theory
Average
jonnowales
5905 plays
38.
  3...2...1...Liftoff!   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is my 100th quiz! Prepare for liftoff as we witness toy rockets "headed for space" taking off from various locations around the world. Do you know where each launch site is? Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Oct 13 09
Category: Where on Earth?
Average
jonnowales
7752 plays
39.
  Fracturing Europe!   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Europe is an extremely diverse continent with a plethora of languages and cultures. I hope you enjoy this, my third fractured quiz!
Easier, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Oct 19 19
Easier
jonnowales
Oct 19 19
7050 plays
40.
  Pivotal Moments in Nazi History   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz takes a quick look at moments that shaped German, European and world history from 1923 through 1939. I hope you like it!
Easier, 10 Qns, jonnowales, May 24 09
Category: Nazi Germany
Easier
jonnowales
3071 plays
41.
  Safety in the Lab!   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Science can be great fun but if you are not careful and aware of your surroundings, accidents may happen! [Suitable for slightly older children.]
Easier, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Jan 17 09
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9,10
Category: Safety for Kids
Easier
jonnowales
4586 plays
42.
  UK Government: UK General Elections 2010 and 2015
  UK General Elections: 2010 and 2015   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
This quiz takes a look at the results of the UK General Elections held in 2010 and 2015 through the medium of pictures. Enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Aug 04 15
Category: U.K. Government
Easier
jonnowales
417 plays
43.
  Beauty, Disney Style   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Disney's 1991 film 'Beauty and the Beast' is a movie that was held in high regard by the Academy. What do you know about the plot and characters of this enchanting animation? Enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Oct 02 13
Easier
jonnowales
2787 plays
44.
Wales: Wales Through the Lens
  Wales: Through the Lens   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
My first attempt at a photo quiz features questions and pictures related to the beautiful nation of Wales. I hope you enjoy it!
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Jul 26 15
Category: Wales
Average
jonnowales
593 plays
45.
  Never on a Sunday   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In countries where Christianity predominates, Sunday is seen as a day of rest; for the more religiously inclined, it is also a day to respect and worship God. These TV shows and movies would certainly not be on the traditional itinerary.
Easier, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Aug 03 13
Easier
jonnowales
2481 plays
46.
  Was Moniker a Wrestler?   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
To be in with a fighting chance of success, a professional wrestler needs a cool nickname for their fans to identify with. How many nicknames and ring names do you know? Let's play and find out.
Easier, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Nov 11 21
Easier
jonnowales
Nov 11 21
2741 plays
47.
  The Science and History of Genetics   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Genetics is an inspiring scientific discipline that helps explain some of the more difficult concepts of life and developmental biology. Yet, we know so very little about the field! Enjoy.
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Jan 10 09
Average
jonnowales
4872 plays
48.
  The Wonderful World of Differentiation   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Differentiation is a function found in the wonderful branch of mathematics, calculus! Can you differentiate? Enjoy! (Best played in interactive mode for players less familiar with calculus).
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Jun 29 12
Category: Calculus
Average
jonnowales
2485 plays
49.
  Maths is Useless   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Maths is useless and an unnecessary burden on everybody :). Here is a light-hearted quiz on how really useless mathematics is and best of all there are no mathematical answers. Enjoy!
Tough, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Nov 11 08
Category: Math
Tough
jonnowales
4129 plays
50.
  Tennis for Kids!   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Tennis is a sport played in many countries around the world. Do you know the basics of this deeply physical but deeply rewarding game? Enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Mar 04 09
Category: Sports for Kids
Easier
jonnowales
4575 plays
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