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lonely-lady has been a FunTrivia author since Jun 13 14 and has written 35 quizzes. lonely-lady writes for many different categories, but is most active in Music, General Knowledge, and Literature.

  • has earned 1,082 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.

Bio: "Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." - Theodore Roosevelt and "Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever." - Mahatma Gandhi.
Hobbies: The three Rs plus crafts involving wool and being alone
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by lonely-lady
  Safe and Sound - 10 questions - 3 mins
Safe and Sound was the title handed to me for Commission 50 in the Author's Lounge and it set me off thinking about common three or more word expressions, all connected by the word "and" or "&". Simply match up the two halves. Good Luck.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Feb 15 18
Category: Thematic Phrases
Very Easy
Feb 15 18
930 plays
  England, by Category popular trivia quiz - 20 questions - 6 mins
Inspired by Ozzz2002's "Australia, by Category" and the "Canada, by Category" from Agony, here is my attempt on England, my home country. There are twenty questions, one for each FunTrivia category.
Average, 20 Qns, lonely-lady, Dec 15 18
Category: Mixed England
Dec 15 18
1304 plays
  Meat Pie and Tomato Sauce - 10 questions - 3 mins
Meat Pie and Tomato Sauce go together, an Australian classic, so kyleisalive informs me. So here are ten other (mostly English) foods that go together too. Have fun!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Mar 23 16
Very Easy
1550 plays
  I Won't Do That - 10 questions - 3 mins
There are so many quiz questions asking what you would do with an item where my immediate thought is "Bin it!" So this quiz is from the other direction and asks what could you NOT do with the following items? Good Luck.
Easier, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Jul 08 17
Category: Guess the Object
Jul 08 17
1147 plays
  Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" - 10 questions - 2 mins
"Rickrolling" is so popular that Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" has entered every-day language, so you have no excuses when it comes to scoring on this quiz!
Easier, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Feb 21 16
Category: Astley, Rick
584 plays
  Afternoon Tea - 10 questions - 4 mins
As we English are known for our tea drinking, what better than a quiz on this National pastime?
Average, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Nov 25 22
Category: British Foods
Nov 25 22
771 plays
  Getting Lazy With "Z" - 10 questions - 3 mins
For a school assignment, my son is asking everyone he knows for a list of ten words that use a letter "Z" in them. As I can be a bit lazy (I used a "Z" there!) could you give me a hand please?
Easier, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, May 09 18
May 09 18
1250 plays
  Don't Stop Trying - 10 questions - 3 mins
"Don't Stop Trying" was written for Commission 41 - Two Words + One. The two given words were "Don't Stop", which kind of threw me as, technically, they are really three. I did not stop trying and here is what I came up with. Good luck.
Easier, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Aug 26 17
Aug 26 17
694 plays
  The Dividing Line - 10 questions - 3 mins
The Dividing Line in many places is allegiance to sports teams or individual players and that was my starting point for this quiz. Can you work out the correct rivals? Good luck!
Easier, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Oct 11 18
Oct 11 18
472 plays
  Scotland, by Category - 20 questions - 5 mins
Inspired by Ozzz2002's "Australia, by Category" and following on from my quiz "England, by Category" here is my quiz on Scotland. Good luck!
Average, 20 Qns, lonely-lady, Aug 24 22
Category: Mixed Scotland
Aug 24 22
745 plays
  Burning the Stone - 10 questions - 4 mins
"Burning the Stone" was the quiz title handed to me for the Author's Lounge Commission 46 - Sports! I decided to research this and other seemingly "impossible acts" and this is what I came up with. I hope that you have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Aug 14 18
Aug 14 18
626 plays
  Has Anyone Seen My Liquorice Stick? - 10 questions - 3 mins
No, not my favourite childhood treat, rather it is my musical instrument. It has got lost among nine others and they are hiding under their assumed nicknames. Please help me sort them out.
Easier, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Mar 16 19
Recommended for grades: 4,5,6,7,8
Mar 16 19
320 plays
  Fear of the Dark - 10 questions - 2 mins
"Fear of the Dark" is the 1992 album by British heavy metal rock band, Iron Maiden. I will give you a track title with one word missing and the rest is up to you. Good luck.
Easier, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Jun 16 14
Category: Iron Maiden
376 plays
  The World of Tea Drinkers - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here are ten quotes about tea (the drink) and a few clues. Your job is to work out just who said it. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Jul 24 14
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10,11,12
Category: Who Am I?
640 plays
  Give Me Back My Teeth! - 10 questions - 4 mins
I suffer from periodontitis, which is the proper term for gum disease. Unfortunately I did not realise just how serious this disease can be. This quiz was written in the hope that others will not have to suffer in the same way.
Average, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Nov 22 18
Nov 22 18
725 plays
  The Great Pretender - 10 questions - 4 mins
"The Great Pretender" is one of my favourite songs and I was surprised to find out just how many artists have released versions of it. This quiz is about ten of them.
Average, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Jun 24 14
Category: Name the Artist
641 plays
  Five Answers, Five Questions - 10 questions - 4 mins
My daughter is the video game player, not me. Here are five questions that I have asked her followed by five answers that she has given me. Will you do any better than I did?
Average, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Aug 08 14
430 plays
  "Paperback Writer" and other Beatles songs - 10 questions - 4 mins
I grew up in the 1960s and was too young to appreciate the Beatles. Looking back now, I wish that I had been born sooner. To try and make amends, here are ten questions on ten different songs that I think I understand now.
Average, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Sep 07 14
627 plays
  What's Next? - 10 questions - 5 mins
What's next is the "What's Next" report by author, speaker and scenario planner Richard Watson. It has been published on an irregular basis since 2004. Here are questions on ten of the subjects covered in Issue 35. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Oct 15 14
Category: Non-Fiction
566 plays
  Beware of the Dog popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
There is a challenge in the Author's Lounge with the title, "Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign". It must have been on my mind because I kept seeing the sign, "Beware of the Dog" on my daily walk through my village. So I wrote a quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Oct 10 14
Category: Dog Breeds
647 plays
  Sing Me A Zoo - 10 questions - 3 mins
Over the years there have been many animals in songs. Here are just ten of them that made it into the titles, but who sang them, or in the case of instrumentals, wrote them?
Average, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Apr 02 21
Category: Animals in Songs
Apr 02 21
929 plays
  Don't Worry, Be Happy popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
"Don't Worry, Be Happy" is a very good piece of advice. Here are ten questions about how to be happy. All you need to do is to work out whose advice it is. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Dec 04 14
785 plays
  Big Bad Woolf - 10 questions - 4 mins
No, not the granny-eating, pig-chasing creature of stories written to frighten children into behaving - rather this is a quiz about ten random people with the surname Woolf. Lots of clues given, so I hope I got the balance right.
Average, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Sep 07 14
Category: Same Surname
328 plays
  Avocado Bathroom Suites - 10 questions - 4 mins
Another challenge and another quiz. This time it is the 'Chopped' Quiz Challenge and I picked an avocado. Here are ten of my memories from the 1970s, including Avocado coloured bathroom suites. Please note that I am British and so are the answers.
Average, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Sep 01 16
Category: 1970s Nostalgia
Sep 01 16
607 plays
  I Believe - 10 questions - 3 mins
"I Believe" was the first ever hit song introduced on a TV show after the presenter, Jane Froman, commissioned it for "The Jane Froman Show". After she recorded this inspirational song, so did many others and here are just some of them.
Easier, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Aug 25 16
Category: Name the Artist
Aug 25 16
309 plays
  Four Minutes - 10 questions - 4 mins
You see, I had this conversation with myself, "Four minutes, is that all the time I have, not long is it?" So I thought some more and this is what I came up with!
Average, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Aug 26 17
Category: Thematic Time
Aug 26 17
562 plays
  Tea For Two - 10 questions - 4 mins
Tea drinking, the most English of traditions, was hi-jacked by our American cousins for this song. So I, an Englishwoman, have written a quiz on it!
Average, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Aug 21 14
517 plays
  The Merry Wives of Windsor - 10 questions - 5 mins
"The Merry Wives of Windsor" is one of the comedic plays by William Shakespeare; well everyone is alive and laughing at the end! Will you be laughing at the end of this quiz?
Average, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Dec 22 16
Category: Shakespeare
Dec 22 16
170 plays
  One Way - 10 questions - 4 mins
A general quiz of ten questions all about "One Way". Hopefully, not too much luck should be needed, but I wish you good luck anyway.
Average, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Aug 25 17
Category: Thematic Phrases
Aug 25 17
528 plays
  The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle - 10 questions - 4 mins
"The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle" is the 1980 mockumentary film that relates the rise and fall of The Sex Pistols from the perspective of their manager. This quiz is on ten of the people who appeared in the film.
Average, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Aug 20 14
Category: Gn - Gz Movies
168 plays
  Ice Cold in Alex - 10 questions - 4 mins
"Ice Cold in Alex" is the 1958 British film set in the desert during WWll. The version released in USA is shorter and titled "Desert Attack".
Average, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Jun 19 14
Category: I
140 plays
  Take this On A Pale Horse Quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This book is a recommended title in the Author's Lounge Book Club. It is the first in the series by Piers Anthony and I enjoyed it so much that I went and read the whole series. I hope that you enjoy this quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Jan 08 18
Category: Anthony, Piers
Jan 08 18
112 plays
  High Tea and Other Islands - 10 questions - 6 mins
There are so many islands around the world. Here are just ten of them in several forms. As this is my first Brainteaser type quiz, hopefully it should not be too difficult. Good luck.
Tough, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Mar 19 18
Mar 19 18
208 plays
  The Films of Piper Laurie - 10 questions - 4 mins
Inspired by the "Foolish, Massive Christmas Undertaking" in the Author's Lounge, here is my contribution about the films of American actress, Piper Laurie. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, Jan 12 18
Category: L - People Themed
Jan 12 18
132 plays
As the "Them" in the title refers to schoolboys, this quiz is about ten of them from the book. Good luck.
Tough, 10 Qns, lonely-lady, May 02 16
Category: D
114 plays