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lompocjoe has been a FunTrivia author since Jan 18 07 and has written 32 quizzes. lompocjoe writes for many different categories, but is most active in World, General Knowledge, and History.

  • has earned 2,040 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.

Bio: If my I.Q. was the same as my weight, I'd be the smartest person in the world.
Hobbies: Finding some way to get Doris Day to accept the fact that I am her biggest fan
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1.
  Ancient Cities...Modern Countries   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Many cities mentioned in the Bible or in ancient writings are little more than piles of rubble, their glory days long past. Do you know in which modern countries these cities are located?
Average, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Mar 01 08
Average
lompocjoe
6670 plays
2.
  Libraries....Part Two   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I'm glad so many adults and children liked the first 'Library' quiz. It really is an exciting place to visit...but let's see what else you know about it.
Easier, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Jun 06 14
Recommended for grades: 4,5,6
Category: Out and About
Easier
lompocjoe
4314 plays
3.
  Stuttering   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
We live in a world dominated by the spoken word. What would your life be like if you couldn't say your name, order a meal in a restaurant, or tell someone "I love you"?
Tough, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Feb 26 22
Tough
lompocjoe
Feb 26 22
6821 plays
4.
  You Want To Call It WHAT? Origins of Brand Names   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Brand names of products surround us daily, but where do some of the more unique names come from? Computers? Dreams? Visions? Peyote button hallucinations? Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Dec 07 18
Category: Business World
Average
lompocjoe
Dec 07 18
3203 plays
5.
  Libraries....Not just 'Shhhh!' any more!   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Children (and their parents!) are discovering that contemporary libraries can be places of enchantment, excitement, and learning. Today's libraries offer a wide selection of materials, often at no charge. How much do you know about your library?
Easier, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Jun 12 22
Recommended for grades: 5,6,7
Category: Out and About
Easier
lompocjoe
Jun 12 22
4923 plays
6.
  California's Alps: The Sierra Nevada   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Among the many natural wonders of California, the Sierra Nevada mountain range ranks as one of the most spectacular. Many well-kown vacation destinations, such as Lake Tahoe and Yosemite, are located in these mountains.
Average, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Jan 09 24
Category: California
Average
lompocjoe
Jan 09 24
1907 plays
7.
  Watch Closely!; Timepiece Trivia   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Do you know what time it is? You glance at your fancy watch, but how much do you know about this remarkable invention? Take some 'time' to test your knowledge.
Tough, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Jul 10 17
Category: Thematic Clothing
Tough
lompocjoe
882 plays
8.
  Where was I in Central Europe?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I just returned from a trip to Central Europe and I'm trying to organize my photos. I wrote down several names of places I visited and things I did, but am having a hard time matching them up...can you help?
Average, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Feb 26 23
Average
lompocjoe
Feb 26 23
2937 plays
9.
  Doris Day ... the One and Only!   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Doris Day is my all-time favorite actress and one of the most under-appreciated artists of all time. I just had to do a quiz in her honor.
Tough, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Feb 14 11
Category: Day, Doris
Tough
lompocjoe
1797 plays
10.
  Life As Viewed Through A 10-inch TV Screen    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ahhhh...television. What would we do without it? In its early days, TV presented some truly memorable programs. Let's see how many you remember...
Tough, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Jun 07 07
Category: 1950s TV
Tough
lompocjoe
1174 plays
11.
  Hooray for Hollywood; Tinsel Town Trivia    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Movie lovers: this quiz is for you! See how much you know about Hollywood.
Difficult, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Apr 06 08
Category: Celebrity Grab Bag
Difficult
lompocjoe
1295 plays
12.
  Good Times Rolling: Conestoga Wagons   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
It could very well be called the 'wagon that won the West.' Conestoga wagons carried pioneers from the East to the wide-open West. Come along on a bouncy but enjoyable journey.
Average, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Mar 07 19
Category: Old West
Average
lompocjoe
Mar 07 19
1343 plays
13.
  Lunar New Year    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
February 17, 2007, marked the beginning of "The Year Of The Pig" according to the Lunar New Year calendar. Millions of people around the world, and especially in Oriental countries, celebrate this fascinating holiday....how much do you know about it?
Average, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Aug 12 13
Average
lompocjoe
715 plays
14.
  Mentioning 'Unmentionables'    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ever since Adam and Eve discovered the importance of fig leaves, humans have been covering their nether regions with a number of undergarments. Here is a 'brief' quiz to see how much you know about underwear.
Average, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Jul 09 17
Category: Thematic Clothing
Average
lompocjoe
1518 plays
15.
  Are You a Member of the Caterpillar Club?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The English language is fascinating! It's filled with picturesque expressions, some as common as the nose on your face...others as obscure as 'Billy Taylor being carried off to sea'.
Tough, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Nov 26 21
Tough
lompocjoe
Nov 26 21
493 plays
16.
  Rodgers and Hammerstein 3   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Rodgers and Hammerstein wrote some timeless songs for their musicals. Here's a little quiz to show how much you know about them.
Average, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Oct 15 07
Average
lompocjoe
1386 plays
17.
  Bookworms, Unite! Return to Library Land    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Sure, a lot of books are found on various electronic devices, but there is still a lot of fun to be found in your modern library!
Tough, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Apr 13 22
Category: Libraries
Tough
lompocjoe
Apr 13 22
455 plays
18.
  A Long Day's Journey Into Doris    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
It's time for another salute to my favorite actresss of all time...Doris Day. Have fun!
Difficult, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Sep 14 08
Category: Day, Doris
Difficult
lompocjoe
898 plays
19.
  Sorrowful Sound of Freedom   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Few Americans can resist a wave of emotion when "Taps" is played. There's an interesting history behind the military's most recognized tune.
Difficult, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Jun 13 14
Difficult
lompocjoe
467 plays
20.
  Pop(corn) Quiz! America's #1 munchie!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Yum! Popcorn is the favorite snack of Americans; more than 17.3 billion quarts of it are eaten in the U.S. each year (almost 5 pounds per person!). Let's see how much you know about this magical munchie.
Tough, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Aug 17 10
Category: Breads and Grains
Tough
lompocjoe
493 plays
21.
  Social Security in the U.S.    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Love it or hate it, Social Security affects just about everyone in the United States. Let's see how much you know about this unique government program.
Difficult, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Jun 01 23
Category: U.S. Agencies
Difficult
lompocjoe
Jun 01 23
745 plays
22.
  Crazy World of Mountain Biking    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Some bike riders want something more exciting than the usual street thrills. Many bikes could handle rough terrain, but mountains seemed out of reach, at least until mountain bikes came along.
Average, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Mar 16 19
Category: Bikes & BMX
Average
lompocjoe
Mar 16 19
135 plays
23.
  March Madness...No, Not Basketball!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Who doesn't love a peppy, sprightly march? They are certainly guaranteed to get the toes tapping and the blood flowing. Let's see how much you know about these alla breve beauties.
Average, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Mar 19 13
Average
lompocjoe
214 plays
24.
  Rodgers and Hammerstein Musicals    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein created some of the most beautiful and timeless musicals ever written. How well do you know them?
Average, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Jan 18 11
Average
lompocjoe
884 plays
25.
  J. Paul Getty Villa and Center: Los Angeles    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Getty Villa and Center in Los Angeles are two of the finest art museums in the world. This quiz is about the Gettys and the man whose love of art made them possible.
Tough, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Sep 10 08
Tough
lompocjoe
308 plays
26.
  From New York Newspapers!   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Being the center of news journalism in the United States, articles which appear first in New York's newspapers --past and present-- contain some interesting tidbits of information.
Difficult, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Oct 25 07
Difficult
lompocjoe
1565 plays
27.
  More New York Newspaper Front Page Stories    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Reading New York newspapers is a lot of fun, especially looking through old issues. Here are some questions about articles that the papers felt were important enough to put them on the front page.
Difficult, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Aug 09 11
Difficult
lompocjoe
1212 plays
28.
  I Wanna Be Your Teddy Bear    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Cute, cuddly, soft, and frequently expensive, Teddy Bears have been a popular toy since the beginning of the 20th century. I hope you like this quiz as much as much as you like your teddy.
Difficult, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Apr 22 21
Category: Thematic Toys
Difficult
lompocjoe
Apr 22 21
377 plays
29.
  Rodgers and Hammerstein, Part 2    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
It's nice to see that there are some Rodgers and Hammerstein fans out there in Trivia Land. Here are some more questions about their music.
Average, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Aug 07 07
Average
lompocjoe
721 plays
30.
  The Bickersons    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"The Bickersons" was an example of why many people gathered around the radio in the post-World War Two years. They were a married couple who loved each other, but constantly fought over just about anything.
Average, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Jan 13 08
Average
lompocjoe
298 plays
31.
  Hail To The Sheaves; Presidential Libraries    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Presidential libraries have become a popular way for former presidents to present a 'positive' image of their time in office. More than a 'typical' library, they contain historical artifacts, unusual gifts, and other memorabilia.
Difficult, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Jul 19 10
Category: Air Force One
Difficult
lompocjoe
273 plays
32.
  Out of the Mouths of Nitwits    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Some silly alliterations are comprised of actual words. See if you can guess what's real and what's nonsense in this outrageous quiz.
Tough, 10 Qns, lompocjoe, Aug 03 21
Tough
lompocjoe
Aug 03 21
669 plays