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littlepup has been a FunTrivia author since Sep 16 14 and has written 105 quizzes. littlepup writes for many different categories, but is most active in History, Animals, and Humanities.

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1.
   Presidential Trivia: Remembering Some US Presidents Who Get Forgotten Some US presidents disappear into the mists of history, and don't stand out like Lincoln, Washington, Kennedy, and other biggies. Presidential trivia experts might recognize them, though.
Easier, 10 Qns, littlepup, Feb 07 17
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Easier
littlepup
1111 plays
2.
  Look! Animals! Click Here!   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These animals are described in the breathless style of internet headlines. Can you identify them?
Easier, 10 Qns, littlepup, Feb 26 20
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Easier
littlepup
Feb 26 20
4509 plays
3.
  Cute but Dangerous   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
They're so cute I just want to scrumple them and give them some lovings. But they're too dangerous for that.
Easier, 10 Qns, littlepup, Jan 30 24
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Easier
littlepup
Jan 30 24
13661 plays
4.
   Slavery in America: Slavery in America
  Slavery in America Test   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Slavery lasted for several centuries in America, from the 1600s to 1865. This quiz traces the course of this terrible practice. It's not a pleasant topic, but we can only be thankful that it finally came to an end.
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Jan 31 17
Average
littlepup
888 plays
5.
  Somewhere Under the Rainbow   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
All these questions are related to the colors of the rainbow. A rainbow really includes many more than the usual seven colors, but this quiz focuses on the more commonly named ones, plus a few more.
Easier, 10 Qns, littlepup, May 11 19
Category: Rainbow Mixture
Easier
littlepup
May 11 19
1941 plays
6.
  Old-Time Expressions You Might Know, Mostly US   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are some old-fashioned expressions you might have heard or read or learned somewhere. They're mostly from the US, but there was so much mixing that they may be familiar in England too.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, littlepup, Sep 23 22
Category: American Slang
Very Easy
littlepup
Sep 23 22
1438 plays
7.
  What Work Do These Animals Do?   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
All these animals perform jobs or provide products for people. Match the animal with how we use it.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, littlepup, Apr 14 17
Recommended for grades: 2,3,4,5
Very Easy
littlepup
1932 plays
8.
  Obsolete Jobs   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These obsolete jobs don't have help-wanted signs hanging out anymore, though a few lucky or unlucky people may still be doing them. But they were common 150 to 200 years ago.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, littlepup, Dec 01 16
Category: Obsolete Jobs
Very Easy
littlepup
1216 plays
9.
  Match People with Their Nursery Rhyme Problems   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the correct nursery rhyme character on the right with the comments about their problems on the left.
Easier, 10 Qns, littlepup, Sep 12 20
Recommended for grades: 3,4,5
Category: Nursery Rhymes
Easier
littlepup
Sep 12 20
1001 plays
10.
  Victorian English Slang, Familiar or Not   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
These words are from "A Dictionary of Modern Slang, Cant and Vulgar Words," published in London, 1859. Some are oddly modern, some just odd. Victorian slang on the left; modern definition on the right.
Easier, 10 Qns, littlepup, Oct 22 16
Easier
littlepup
768 plays
11.
  All The Cool People Are Doing It   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Fads come and go. This quiz covers some from the last 200 years, reminding us that our grandparents were just as silly as we are sometimes.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, littlepup, Oct 27 16
Very Easy
littlepup
879 plays
12.
  Strange Colors, With Hints!   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These oddball colors are real and quite old, mostly from the areas of historic paints and dyes. But I don't want them to be too hard if that's not your background, so watch for hints!
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, May 13 22
Category: Colors
Average
littlepup
May 13 22
1001 plays
13.
  F Troop Test   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
F Troop was a zany 1960s US TV show about the cavalry, Indians, the Old West and the 1960s. Though it only lasted two seasons, it was full of subtle details and great comedic acting.
Easier, 10 Qns, littlepup, Apr 25 18
Category: F
Easier
littlepup
Apr 25 18
277 plays
14.
  West Virginia History   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I was surprised there were no history quizzes on the state where I was born. So here is one!
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Oct 11 16
Category: West Virginia
Average
littlepup
429 plays
15.
  Seneca Falls 1848: Women Demand their Rights   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The convention held at Seneca Falls, NY June 19-20, 1848 was often claimed to be the beginning of the modern women's rights movement in America. Here's a quiz, with some helpful hints.
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Dec 02 16
Category: Civil Rights
Average
littlepup
265 plays
16.
  William Lloyd Garrison, Famous Abolitionist   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
William Lloyd Garrison (1805-1879) devoted his life to ending slavery in America, and finally lived to see the 13th Amendment adopted, freeing everyone. This quiz is about his life -- with hints!
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, May 28 17
Average
littlepup
216 plays
17.
  A Civil War Reenactor's Rations   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Are you an American Civil War reenactor? Are you looking for ideas about historically accurate rations, both how to carry them and how to cook them? Try this quiz!
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Dec 07 16
Category: U.S. Civil War
Average
littlepup
382 plays
18.
  Food and Chemistry Go Together   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A lot of chemistry is involved in cooking, to make foods taste better, to keep them fresh naturally, and all sorts of reasons. See what you know!
Easier, 10 Qns, littlepup, Feb 02 17
Easier
littlepup
737 plays
19.
  Head, Hands and Feet    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
You can tell something about a person by noticing what they're wearing on their head, hands or feet.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, littlepup, Oct 17 16
Very Easy
littlepup
990 plays
20.
  Fabrics of Many Fibers, Common and Unusual   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
No fake fibers here! These all come from plants and animals, but it's not all wool and silk either. Some of these fibers are very unusual, but keep an eye out for hints.
Easier, 10 Qns, littlepup, Nov 20 16
Category: Sewing
Easier
littlepup
554 plays
21.
  Wild Birds of Eastern US Woods and Fields   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These are the birds we saw or heard, living in rural Ohio. I hope you'll be able to recognize some too.
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Apr 23 21
Category: Wild Birds USA
Average
littlepup
Apr 23 21
275 plays
22.
  Old-time US Songs: Stephen Foster and Others   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The 19th Century was an era with different humor and different ideas about offensiveness, but many of the songs have stood the test of time, at least among music historians. Some of these are Stephen Foster's, some aren't. How many do you recognize?
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Nov 06 16
Category: History of Music
Average
littlepup
348 plays
23.
  Slang Words from 1874 London, Starting With "B"   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The dictionary that these words came from warned that slang "changes much," even in 15 years. So this quiz is up-to-date for 1874, but you might sound old fashioned using the words in 1890. Just a caution! The words also all begin with B; no reason.
Easier, 10 Qns, littlepup, Dec 08 16
Easier
littlepup
437 plays
24.
  An Enjoyable Mixed Quiz, I Hope!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is on a mixture of subjects. Made in America. May contain nuts. Please buckle your seatbelt until we reach cruising altitude. If push comes to shove, you may need to think outside the box, but that's par for the course. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Mar 25 20
Average
littlepup
Mar 25 20
784 plays
25.
  "Beulah, Peel Me a Grape!"   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Mae West was famous for her clever one-liners, tossed out in movies and on the stage. In this quiz are some of her cleaner ones. Do you remember them?
Easier, 10 Qns, littlepup, Jan 04 15
Category: W - People Themed
Easier
littlepup
437 plays
26.
  Double Dip   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These words all begin with C, and they all have two different meanings, sometimes with two different pronounciations. Can you guess the second meaning?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, littlepup, Feb 10 15
Very Easy
littlepup
1034 plays
27.
  19th Century Songs, Including Stephen Foster's   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These 19th Century U.S. songs were everyday catchy tunes that are still sometimes known, especially by music historians. Brace yourself for period dialect. Some are Stephen Foster's, with others mixed in. How many do you recognize?
Easier, 10 Qns, littlepup, Nov 09 16
Category: History of Music
Easier
littlepup
278 plays
28.
  Bacon Tait -- Richmond's Major Slave Trader   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Bacon Tait was one of Richmond, Virginia's major slave traders, though he's almost forgotten today, and so is his unusual family. This quiz is based on new discoveries published by LSU Press in 2017. Look for hints!
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Jan 03 17
Average
littlepup
211 plays
29.
  Water, Water Everywhere   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Water keeps the world working, but it can also cause danger and conflict. See the interesting information for the difficulties.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, littlepup, Oct 19 16
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8
Very Easy
littlepup
689 plays
30.
  Bringing Forth the Book of Mormon   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about Joseph Smith's discovery of the Book of Mormon, as he described it in his own words. If you're familiar with Joseph Smith's History and the founding of the LDS Church, this won't be too hard, but if you're not, it may be challenging.
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Oct 22 16
Category: The Book of Mormon
Average
littlepup
473 plays
31.
  Are You Ready to Serve as a US Civil War Doctor?   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A Civil War military doctor faced problems different from one in civilian life. And he was limited by c.1860 knowledge, also. Could you have handled the job?
Tough, 10 Qns, littlepup, Dec 04 16
Category: U.S. Civil War
Tough
littlepup
511 plays
32.
  100-Year-Old Songs You Might Know   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These songs are all over 100 years old, probably older than anyone you've ever met. Do you know any of them? They're USA-centered.
Easier, 10 Qns, littlepup, Sep 08 20
Recommended for grades: 4,5,6
Category: Music for Kids
Easier
littlepup
Sep 08 20
799 plays
33.
  More Strange Colors, More Hints   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These oddball colors are real and quite old, mostly from the areas of historic paints and dyes. This is another quiz similar to a previous one I wrote, and again, I don't want the questions to be too hard if that's not your background, so watch for hints
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, May 13 22
Category: Colors
Average
littlepup
May 13 22
611 plays
34.
  People of the 1850s USA   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Your new time machine works... sort of. It keeps dropping you off at random dates and places in the USA during the 1850s. Can you figure out some things about the people you unexpectedly meet?
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Sep 16 14
Average
littlepup
715 plays
35.
  Where There's a Wheel, There's Whey   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I want to start a dairy and make cheese and butter, but I have no idea how. I live in the mid-nineteenth century US. Can you help me figure out what I'm doing right and wrong, so I can become a good dairy person?
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Nov 14 14
Average
littlepup
608 plays
36.
  What's That in This Old U.S. Cookbook?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I want to bake a cake using a recipe from a 19th Century U.S. cookbook. But what do all these old words and ingredients mean? Can you help?
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Jan 02 17
Category: History of Food
Average
littlepup
587 plays
37.
  Obscure 19th Century US Songs--But with Hints!   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Music historians and lovers of obscure minstrel songs may know these, but watch for hints. These songs are from an era when dialect and stereotypes were common, so be prepared. What was normal then is not considered polite now.
Easier, 10 Qns, littlepup, Nov 14 16
Category: History of Music
Easier
littlepup
413 plays
38.
  North and South US Slang in 1859   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These U.S. slang words have something to do with the north or south in 1859, just before the country was going to split apart. Can you see it coming in the language? The words are from John Russell Bartlett's "Dictionary of Americanisms" (Boston: 1859).
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Nov 26 16
Category: American Slang
Average
littlepup
396 plays
39.
  Slang Words Starting With "C," from 1874 London   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The dictionary that these words came from warned that slang "changes much," even in 15 years. So this quiz is up-to-date for 1874, but you might sound old-fashioned using the words in 1890. Just a caution! The words also all begin with C; no reason.
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Dec 17 16
Average
littlepup
468 plays
40.
  Harpers Ferry, WV -- Full of History   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The town of Harpers Ferry, WV, is in the eastern panhandle of the state where the Shenandoah River joins the Potomac below a beautiful hillside overlook. It was the center of deadly conflict before and during the Civil War.
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Dec 12 16
Category: West Virginia
Average
littlepup
179 plays
41.
  The Right to be Free: Abolitionists   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The U.S. struggled with slavery for decades before finally ending it in 1865. These brave men and women spoke out against it in the midst of the crisis, risking their reputations and sometimes their lives.
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Nov 02 14
Average
littlepup
462 plays
42.
  Food Preservation without Ice or Cans    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How was food preserved in the 19th Century and before? They had ice and were starting to can back then, but that makes it too easy. This quiz is about other ways.
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Oct 20 16
Category: History of Food
Average
littlepup
412 plays
43.
  I Love You, a Bushel and a Peck   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These cheerful love songs, mostly from the 20th century US, have references one might not normally associate with love: new inventions, fractured grammar, cakes, clothes, a baboon. Can you guess the title after a character from the song describes it?
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Jul 18 22
Average
littlepup
Jul 18 22
452 plays
44.
  It Was Just Here a Minute Ago: Extinctions   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These animals went extinct less than 500 years ago, and in general, looked different enough that the average person could tell something unusual was being lost forever. Why did we let these go?
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Oct 22 16
Category: Endangered Species
Average
littlepup
371 plays
45.
  Slang Words Starting With "A," from 1874 London   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The dictionary that these words came from warned that slang "changes much," even in 15 years. So this quiz is up-to-date for 1874, but you might sound old fashioned using the words in 1890. Just a caution! The words also all begin with A; no reason.
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Dec 02 16
Average
littlepup
393 plays
46.
  English Victorian Slang Words, Starting With "E"   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These English Victorian words come from the "Slang Dictionary", published by Chatto and Windus in London, 1874. The ones chosen for this quiz all begin with the letter "E".
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Jul 16 21
Average
littlepup
Jul 16 21
369 plays
47.
  More Birds We Have Seen in the Eastern US   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is another quiz on more wild birds we have seen in the eastern US, mostly around Ohio and West Virginia but elsewhere also. Have you seen these too?
Easier, 10 Qns, littlepup, Jun 03 23
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Category: Wild Birds USA
Easier
littlepup
Jun 03 23
503 plays
48.
  Slave Rebellions--When Freedom Was So Close   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Slave rebellions brought freedom so close, but slavery was a powerful system that made escape almost impossible. A few brave rebels still tried, and this quiz is about them, both those who succeeded or failed in helping themselves or others.
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Nov 19 16
Average
littlepup
256 plays
49.
  The Past Is a Foreign Country   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The U.S. has had many changes over the years. These geography-themed questions relate to its past.
Average, 10 Qns, littlepup, Feb 03 15
Average
littlepup
785 plays
50.
  Introducing Some US Holidays    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
People or animals introduce their holidays. Can you tell what US holiday it is?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, littlepup, Oct 11 16
Very Easy
littlepup
937 plays
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