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looney_tunes has been a FunTrivia author since Jan 24 06 and has written 664 quizzes. looney_tunes is a generalist author, preferring to author quizzes across all categories, with the most common being Geography, General Knowledge, and Movies, and has won 14 Editor's Choice awards on submitted quizzes.

  • is a member of the FunTrivia Editing staff, and is tasked with editing, reviewing, and maintaining FunTrivia quiz submissions.
  • has earned 59,714 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • has adopted / renovated 49 quizzes that required editing work to date.
  • last seen online Jan 30 23, and most recent quiz went online Jan 18 23.

Bio: Our family includes a Maths/Science teacher and timetabler nearing retirement, an Associate Professor in History, two dogs, currently (temporarily) no cats and a horse. Our sporting favorites include the Australian Cricket Team, the Essendon Bombers, (the Boston Red Sox from a long distance), Pat Rafter & Pete Sampras (both now, sadly, rarely seen) and Jonty Rhodes (also hard to spot on a regular basis).
Hobbies: Horses, knitting, reading voraciously, cryptic crosswords, board games, watching sports, caring for my Lucky Duck
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by looney_tunes
1.
  Vegetable Mixture: Fill Up My Plate Fill Up My Plate editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
We had a pot luck barbecue last weekend, and I was delighted to fill up my plate several times with some of the lovely salads that appeared on the table. Let's look at some of their luscious ingredients.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Apr 21 18
Category: Vegetable Mixture
Very Easy
looney_tunes
Apr 21 18
7384 plays
2.
  Art By Subject: Life Death and Beyond Funerary Art Life, Death, and Beyond: Funerary Art editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Let's explore some examples of funerary art, items created to form or be part of a tomb.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jun 12 21
Category: Art By Subject
Average
looney_tunes
Jun 12 21
4479 plays
3.
  You've Got to Be Yolking! editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Ever since my partner started eating egg white omelettes, I have had to find ways to use up the unused egg yolks. Here are some of them!
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Apr 11 20
Category: Breakfast Foods
Average
looney_tunes
Apr 11 20
7911 plays
4.
  Animals in Movies: Galloping to the Cinema Galloping to the Cinema editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Movies featuring horses as central figures (albeit usually with few lines) are a perennial favorite. Do you remember watching these horse-centred films?
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jun 06 18
Category: Animals in Movies
Average
looney_tunes
Jun 06 18
3545 plays
5.
  Mixed Asia: Pakistan Land of the Pure Pakistan, 'Land of the Pure' editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The name Pakistan can be translated into English as 'Land of the Pure', since the Persian words 'Pak' and 'istan' mean (respectively) 'pure' and 'place of'. The country has a number of purely fascinating aspects, of which these are just a few.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Sep 28 22
Category: Mixed Asia
Average
looney_tunes
Sep 28 22
1649 plays
6.
  Seoul Sisters editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The South Korean capital of Seoul has over 20 sister cities. Here are ten of them, which are all national capitals. Can you identify each from the information provided?
Easier, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 10 20
Category: World Capitals
Easier
looney_tunes
Jan 10 20
1267 plays
7.
  South Sudan: South Sudan Oyee South Sudan Oyee! editor best quiz top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
"South Sudan Oyee!" is the national anthem of the state which was established on 9 July 2011. "Oyee" can be translated into English as "Hooray", indicating the national sense of jubilation on achieving independence after a long struggle.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Sep 03 22
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9,10,11,12
Category: South Sudan
Average
looney_tunes
Sep 03 22
1562 plays
8.
  A Chilean Challenge editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The national motto of Chile is "By reason or by force". Be reasonable and take my quiz - don't make me force you!
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 19 18
Category: Chile
Average
looney_tunes
Jan 19 18
4503 plays
9.
  Michelangelo: Let the Chips Fall Let the Chips Fall editor best quiz top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Michelangelo Buonarotti certainly let the chips fall around him as he sculpted these masterpieces in marble.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 09 16
Category: Michelangelo
Average
looney_tunes
1384 plays
10.
  Songs for the Soul editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
You might say that being a Beatles fan was my main pastime between 1964 and 1970. Join me on a trip down memory lane to recall some of the songs featured in Beatles' performances, live and filmed.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Nov 29 15
Average
looney_tunes
2152 plays
11.
  Why the Sea is Salt editor best quiz top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Rudyard Kipling didn't actually answer that question in his delightful collection of 'Just So Stories', but a number of other children's inquiries get explained.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Apr 17 21
Category: Kipling, Rudyard
Average
looney_tunes
Apr 17 21
1549 plays
12.
  Looney's Word Circle editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
Follow the musical, literary, cinematic and television-related clues to find the words needed to complete the word circle. The answer to each question differs from the previous answer by one letter, and the last word is the same as the first one.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jul 09 09
Average
looney_tunes
4818 plays
13.
  Bagpipes: Eleven Pipers Piping Eleven Pipers Piping editor best quiz top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The line from the Christmas song may evoke images of tartan-clad players marching around with their Great Highland Bagpipes, but there are many other forms of bagpipe to be found around the world - here are ten of them.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 29 12
Category: Bagpipes
Average
looney_tunes
1602 plays
14.
  From a Rock to a Roll editor best quiz top quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
For each question, drop a letter from one word to form a second. The dropped letters will spell out the answer to the last question.
Easier, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jul 05 18
Category: Dropped Letters
Easier
looney_tunes
Jul 05 18
1821 plays
15.
  Do You Know Me? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
You may have come across some of these words in your travels, some may be less familiar. A number have crept into English from another language.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Oct 23 22
Average
looney_tunes
Oct 23 22
206 plays
16.
  Steve Waugh best quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
One of the most successful Test captains in the game of cricket, Steve Waugh is a legend of the Australian game.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 30 22
Category: Mark & Steve Waugh
Average
looney_tunes
Dec 30 22
32 plays
17.
  McCloskey Robert: Make Way for Ducklings Make Way for Ducklings - 10 questions - 3 mins
This well-loved story by Robert McCloskey, winner of the 1942 Caldecott Medal, has been delighting children for many decades.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Oct 10 22
Recommended for grades: 1,2,3,4
Category: McCloskey, Robert
Average
looney_tunes
Oct 10 22
107 plays
18.
  Everyday popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
World Newspapers
Whether every day or weekly, we used to get our news from a printed newspaper rather than the internet. Can you match each of these newspapers with the country in which it was published?
Easier, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 12 22
Easier
looney_tunes
Dec 12 22
152 plays
19.
  Dinosaurs: Dinosaurs with Pictures Dinosaurs with Pictures great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The pictures of actual animals are, of course, reconstructions, some closer to current scientific opinion than others. Hopefully they will bring these ancient animals to life as you read about them.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 07 23
Category: Dinosaurs
Average
looney_tunes
Jan 07 23
162 plays
20.
  Built on All That We Have Done best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Famous Astronomers
Can you match each of these astronomers with the information about their contribution to our developing understanding of the universe?
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 06 22
Category: Astronomers
Average
looney_tunes
Dec 06 22
331 plays
21.
  Show Tunes - 10 questions - 3 mins
These songs may not be the best-known song from their respective musicals, but they are memorable. The original shows debuted from the 1950s through the '80s, but there have been a lot of revivals and amateur performances, not to mention film adaptations
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 05 23
Category: Name the Musical
Average
looney_tunes
Jan 05 23
243 plays
22.
  Trinidad and Tobago: Moving Forward Now as One Moving Forward, Now as One top quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
The motto of this Caribbean island nation is "Together We Aspire, Together We Achieve". Let us join them on the journey.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 01 22
Average
looney_tunes
Dec 01 22
365 plays
23.
  In the Rhythm best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Poet Birthplaces
Can you match each of these poets with an image representing the country of their birth?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 03 23
Category: Writers and Places
Very Easy
looney_tunes
Jan 03 23
376 plays
24.
  Specific Math Topics: Excited About e Excited About "e" - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz is about the number known as "e". If you don't know what that means, come along for a journey of exploration!
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Oct 11 22
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Average
looney_tunes
Oct 11 22
192 plays
25.
  Something in Common: Tribond Match Tribond Match best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The three words or phrases on the left are linked, either directly or indirectly, by a common word or phrase. Match the links on the right with each triplet.
Easier, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Oct 22 22
Easier
looney_tunes
Oct 22 22
335 plays
26.
  William Butler Yeats popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Winner of the 1923 Nobel Prize in Literature, his poems are a staple of high school poetry textbooks. What do you recall of his writings?
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 03 23
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Average
looney_tunes
Jan 03 23
74 plays
27.
  Wordwise Songs great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
These letters and numbers stand for one or more words, as indicated, that are the title of a song. Remember that there is no punctuation of any kind in the answers.
Easier, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Oct 10 22
Category: Wordwise
Easier
looney_tunes
Oct 10 22
410 plays
28.
  Seuss Dr: Dreaming as We Learn Dreaming as We Learn top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Finish the titles of these Dr Seuss books (a continual source of inspiration for dreaming, learning and laughter) by finding the missing word in the list on the right side of the screen.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Nov 21 22
Recommended for grades: 1,2,3,4,5
Category: Seuss, Dr.
Very Easy
looney_tunes
Nov 21 22
354 plays
29.
  Etymology: Revelations Revelations great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Word Meanings
Often the meaning of a word is revealed by considering its similarity to another word that has come from the same root. Here are some examples for you to try.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 17 22
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11
Category: Etymology
Average
looney_tunes
Dec 17 22
175 plays
30.
  Rhyme Me This - 15 questions - 6 mins
Each question describes a two-word phrase that rhymes: for example, skinny can suggests thin tin.
Easier, 15 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 20 22
Category: Rhymes
Easier
looney_tunes
Dec 20 22
297 plays
31.
  Put Them Together They Spell........ great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Long words are sometimes made up of small words, like artistry (art, is, try). In this game a sample clue might be: (craft + exists + attempt = creative skill). The answer is artistry.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 01 23
Average
looney_tunes
Jan 01 23
176 plays
32.
  The Roman Catholic Church in Philadelphia - 10 questions - 3 mins
The Roman Catholic Church has had a visible presence in Philadelphia PA since at least 1707. Here are some facts from its history.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 18 23
Category: Roman Catholicism
Average
looney_tunes
Jan 18 23
61 plays
33.
  Vocabulary Workout: How Many 'Rep's? best quiz - 15 questions - 3 mins
Let's develop brains instead of brawn by matching each of these words beginning with 'rep' to their meanings.
Very Easy, 15 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 12 22
Category: Starting With ...
Very Easy
looney_tunes
Dec 12 22
620 plays
34.
  Rhymes: Think Pink Think Pink - 10 questions - 4 mins
Try this rhyming word game! The answer is two words that rhyme and are synonyms for the clues.
Easier, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Oct 11 22
Category: Rhymes
Easier
looney_tunes
Oct 11 22
422 plays
35.
  More Fun from Minch to You - 10 questions - 4 mins
Another Wordwise quiz for you, as devised by minch and later updated with additional information. These letters and numbers stand for a phrase, or occasionally just one word. Find out more in the quiz 'How to Do Wordwise Quizzes' in Brain Teasers.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 04 23
Category: Minch's Wordwise
Average
looney_tunes
Jan 04 23
116 plays
36.
  A Time to Understand popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Wordwise puzzles
It is indeed time to understand these Wordwise challenges. The letters, numbers and symbols stand for a word or phrase that should be familiar. When you understand the symbols, the answer will be clear!
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 17 22
Average
looney_tunes
Dec 17 22
310 plays
37.
  Insects: Antlions Antlions great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Antlions are cool little bugs! How much do you know about the Myrmeleontidae?
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 21 22
Category: Insects
Average
looney_tunes
Dec 21 22
72 plays
38.
  Something in Common: Linked In Linked In popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The answers are linked, because the last letters of one answer are the starting letters of the next. Can you follow the chain?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Oct 03 22
Very Easy
looney_tunes
Oct 03 22
307 plays
39.
  The Sun: Oh When Darkness Comes Oh, When Darkness Comes - 10 questions - 3 mins
Solar Eclipses
Solar eclipses produce (more or less) darkness when they occur. What do you know about the science of these events?
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 12 23
Category: The Sun
Average
looney_tunes
Jan 12 23
220 plays
40.
  With Love From Minch to You - 10 questions - 5 mins
Another Wordwise quiz for you, as devised by minch and later updated with additional information. These letters and numbers stand for a phrase, or occasionally just one word. Find out more in the quiz 'How to Do Wordwise Quizzes' in Brain Teasers.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Oct 04 22
Category: Minch's Wordwise
Average
looney_tunes
Oct 04 22
216 plays
41.
  Mind Those Scrabble Q's! - 10 questions - 4 mins
Depending on what is on the board and whether or not you have a U, picking the Q in a Scrabble game can be a blessing or a curse. This quiz will hopefully help! This quiz is based on the Official Scrabble Players' Dictionary, 3rd. ed.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 03 23
Category: Scrabble
Average
looney_tunes
Jan 03 23
62 plays
42.
  Something in Common: Time for   Wordplay Time for ... Wordplay - 10 questions - 5 mins
All of these wordplay clues have to do with time. The word time or the word for a unit of time will appear in each answer. Images may help, and the type of wordplay will be indicated for each question.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 14 23
Average
looney_tunes
Jan 14 23
220 plays
43.
  Ten to One - 10 questions - 5 mins
In this quiz, the first word will start with the full ten letters. The word after will have one letter less, and so on. All the letters are scrambled to form a new word after a letter is taken out of the previous word.
Easier, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Oct 08 22
Easier
looney_tunes
Oct 08 22
292 plays
44.
  More Cryptic Crossword Clues - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here are some examples of the kind of clue you may encounter when solving a cryptic crossword puzzle.
Tough, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 31 22
Tough
looney_tunes
Dec 31 22
38 plays
45.
  Cryptics for Experts: A Cryptic Acrostic from Minch A Cryptic Acrostic from Minch - 10 questions - 4 mins
The answer to the first question provides the first letters of the other answers, making this an acrostic. The questions all involve various kinds of cryptic clues. Images are intended to suggest, not necessarily show, the answers.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 18 23
Average
looney_tunes
Jan 18 23
86 plays
46.
  Sophocles: Oedipus Rex Oedipus Rex - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is the first (chronologically) of Sophocles' Theban trilogy, dealing with Oedipus and his doomed family.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Nov 06 22
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Category: Sophocles
Average
looney_tunes
Nov 06 22
77 plays
47.
   World Flags: With Each Rising Sun With Each Rising Sun best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The sun, either rising or in full view, is a common feature on many flags. Can you identify the nation which uses each of these sunny flags?
Easier, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 10 22
Category: World Flags
Easier
looney_tunes
Dec 10 22
303 plays
48.
  D: Who Do You Love Who Do You Love? top quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
A Bo Diddley Song
While a number of others have covered this song that Bo Diddley wrote and recorded in 1956, this is about the lyrics of the original version.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 30 22
Category: D
Very Easy
looney_tunes
Dec 30 22
153 plays
49.
  Russian: A St Petersburg Timeline A St Petersburg Timeline - 10 questions - 3 mins
The Russian city of St Petersburg has been around since 1703, so a lot of events are associated with the city. Can you place these in chronological order?
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 05 23
Category: Russian
Average
looney_tunes
Jan 05 23
38 plays
50.
  Art  By Museum: Catherines Collection for the Hermitage Catherine's Collection for the Hermitage - 10 questions - 3 mins
In 1764 Catherine the Great purchased several hundred paintings that were to become the start of the collection in the Hermitage Museum. Here are ten of them.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 08 23
Category: Art: By Museum
Average
looney_tunes
Jan 08 23
53 plays
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