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looney_tunes has been a FunTrivia author since Jan 24 06 and has written 758 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 18 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 66,080 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • has adopted / renovated 78 quizzes that required editing work to date.
  • last seen online May 22 24, and most recent quiz went online May 11 24.

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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1.
Synonyms and Antonyms: Turn Turn Turn
  Turn, Turn, Turn editor best quiz   best quiz  
Collection Quiz
 15 Qns
The word 'turn' has a number of synonyms. Can you identify the synonyms in this list that relate specifically to the concept of moving in a circular fashion? All of the options relate to various ways in which the word is used as a verb.
Easier, 15 Qns, looney_tunes, Mar 23 24
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11
Easier
looney_tunes
Mar 23 24
546 plays
2.
  Bible Structure editor best quiz    
Fun Fill-It
 20 Qns
Not all versions of the Christian text known as the Bible are the same. Sometimes this is due to differing translations of specific words; sometimes it is disagreement as to whether specific texts should be included.
Easier, 20 Qns, looney_tunes, May 01 24
Category: The Bible
Easier
looney_tunes
May 01 24
200 plays
3.
Vegetable Mixture: Fill Up My Plate
  Fill Up My Plate editor best quiz   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
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, Feb 16 23
Category: Vegetable Mixture
Very Easy
looney_tunes
Feb 16 23
7965 plays
4.
Art By Subject: Winter Spring Summer or Autumn
  Winter, Spring, Summer or Autumn editor best quiz   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Seasons in Paintings
Can you identify the season that appears in the title of each of these paintings?
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 31 23
Category: Art By Subject
Average
looney_tunes
Jan 31 23
459 plays
5.
Art By Subject: Life Death and Beyond Funerary Art
  Life, Death, and Beyond: Funerary Art editor best quiz   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
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
4674 plays
6.
  You've Got to Be Yolking! editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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, Feb 23 24
Category: Breakfast Foods
Average
looney_tunes
Feb 23 24
8596 plays
7.
Mixed Asia: Pakistan Land of the Pure
  Pakistan, 'Land of the Pure' editor best quiz   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
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
2074 plays
8.
Animals in Movies: Galloping to the Cinema
  Galloping to the Cinema editor best quiz   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
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, Feb 23 23
Category: Animals in Movies
Average
looney_tunes
Feb 23 23
3750 plays
9.
  Seoul Sisters editor best quiz   best quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
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
1469 plays
10.
  A Chilean Challenge editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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, Feb 15 24
Category: Chile
Average
looney_tunes
Feb 15 24
4738 plays
11.
Michelangelo: Let the Chips Fall
  Let the Chips Fall editor best quiz   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
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
1495 plays
12.
South Sudan: South Sudan Oyee
  South Sudan Oyee! editor best quiz   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
"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
1639 plays
13.
Bagpipes: Eleven Pipers Piping
  Eleven Pipers Piping editor best quiz   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
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
1684 plays
14.
  Why the Sea is Salt editor best quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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
1663 plays
15.
  Songs for the Soul editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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
2268 plays
16.
  Looney's Word Circle editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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
4986 plays
17.
Sculpture: Terra Cotta Sculptures
  Terra Cotta Sculptures editor best quiz   best quiz  
Photo Match
 10 Qns
Artists across the centuries and around the world have found this clay-based ceramic a valuable asset in producing works of art. Can you match each of these works with the country/civilisation with which its creator was associated?
Tough, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jun 17 23
Category: Sculpture
Tough
looney_tunes
Jun 17 23
143 plays
18.
  From a Rock to a Roll editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
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
2012 plays
19.
  Vietnam War Places   great trivia quiz  
Label Quiz
 10 Qns
If you watched the nightly news, or read the newspapers, in the 1960s and '70s, many of these place names will be familiar. But do you know where they are?
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 23 23
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Category: Vietnam
Average
looney_tunes
Dec 23 23
183 plays
20.
  Angela's Awards   best quiz  
Collection Quiz
 10 Qns
the extraordinary Angela Lansbury
In a career spanning 80 years, Dame Angela Lansbury was nominated for numerous awards. Select the ones she won (or was honorarily awarded) from the list below.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Apr 02 24
Category: Lansbury, Angela
Average
looney_tunes
Apr 02 24
207 plays
21.
  Permafrost - The Lowdown   great trivia quiz  
Fun Fill-It
 20 Qns
What in the world is permafrost, where in the world is it found, and why does it matter? All this, and more, will be revealed.
Easier, 20 Qns, looney_tunes, Feb 11 24
Category: Physical Geography
Easier
looney_tunes
Feb 11 24
121 plays
22.
Dog Breeds: Rare Breeds of Dog
  Rare Breeds of Dog   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 20 Qns
While some of these are quite common in the region where they originate, they are not widely seen around the rest of the world. Can you identify each of these breeds of dog from their description? Pictures may help!
Average, 20 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 14 24
Category: Dog Breeds
Average
looney_tunes
Jan 14 24
319 plays
23.
  In the Beginning ...   top quiz  
Ordering Quiz
 10 Qns
Genesis
The Hebrew name for the Book of Genesis is 'Bereshith', which translates into English as "In the beginning". That is exactly what it is about. Can you place these events in the order in which they are recorded in Genesis?
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Nov 15 23
Category: Genesis
Average
looney_tunes
Nov 15 23
477 plays
24.
  So Many Muppets   great trivia quiz  
Ordering Quiz
 10 Qns
When you talk about celebrity puppets, I immediately think of Jim Henson's Muppets. Can you place these various media appearances of the Muppets into the order in which they were first seen?
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Apr 06 24
Average
looney_tunes
Apr 06 24
121 plays
25.
  Oscar Wilde: King of Quotes    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Oscar Wilde is known both for his wit and for his flamboyant life. Samples of each included here.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, May 13 24
Category: Wilde, Oscar
Average
looney_tunes
May 13 24
226 plays
26.
  Odd One Out / Common Bond   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Find the odd one out in the first nine questions, then look for a thematic connection linking your choices to answer the tenth question.
Easier, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Mar 09 24
Easier
looney_tunes
Mar 09 24
1903 plays
27.
  Dolls and Bears: Teddy Bears
  Teddy Bears   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Who doesn't love a teddy bear? They are certainly better sleeping companions than the real thing! Let's explore their origins and their place in popular culture.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Mar 23 24
Category: Dolls and Bears
Average
looney_tunes
Mar 23 24
368 plays
28.
  Mystery Lyric from Astorian   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
For the first nine questions, identify the artist responsible for the given lyrics. For the final question, find the mystery lyric that makes only one of the answers fit in with the quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Feb 06 24
Category: Mystery Word
Average
looney_tunes
Feb 06 24
184 plays
29.
  'Great British Menu' (2023)    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
The theme of Series 18 was British Animation & Illustration, chosen in honour of the 65th anniversary of the first appearance of Paddington Bear. Chefs made local links in their themed dishes, and emphasized the use of regional foods.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Nov 19 23
Category: G
Average
looney_tunes
Nov 19 23
31 plays
30.
Fruit and Vegetables: Lets Give em Pumpkin to Talk About
  Let's Give 'em Pumpkin to Talk About   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Pumpkins ain't pumpkins, to misquote an old advertisement for automotive oil. These photos all show members of the genus Cucurbita, but are not always called pumpkins - the genus includes squashes and gourds, and sometimes one plant gets multiple names!
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Nov 11 23
Average
looney_tunes
Nov 11 23
214 plays
31.
  One Fine One-Day   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
ODI Cricket at its best
It only takes one day to play a match in this format of cricket; the 13th ODI World Cup had a number of fine days for the spectators, although the losing teams felt rather differently.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Nov 22 23
Category: 2023 ICC World Cup
Average
looney_tunes
Nov 22 23
103 plays
32.
  What to See in New South Wales   best quiz  
Collection Quiz
 15 Qns
Overseas visitors are often unclear about which state to visit in order to see the destinations they have read about. This list of popular sites includes some from each state or territory - can you identify the ones in New South Wales?
Average, 15 Qns, looney_tunes, Nov 11 23
Category: New South Wales
Average
looney_tunes
Nov 11 23
137 plays
33.
Seuss Dr: The Grinchs Christmas
  The Grinch's Christmas   best quiz  
Ordering Quiz
 10 Qns
Events in the book
How well do you remember the story of Dr Seuss's classic 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas!'? Events are based on the book, not on any of the film or television adaptations.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 07 23
Category: Seuss, Dr.
Average
looney_tunes
Dec 07 23
345 plays
34.
Thematic Abstract Ideas: Dont You Know About
  Don't You Know About ...   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Things "everyone knows" - or not
Sometimes people are astounded by the fact that visitors from other places are unaware of "what everyone knows". Do you know all of these facts and practices?
Easier, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Nov 26 23
Easier
looney_tunes
Nov 26 23
778 plays
35.
  Not as Easy as I Expected   best quiz  
Fun Fill-It
 15 Qns
A Home Not-So-Handyperson's Tale
They told me anyone could assemble the shelves, but they also said that nobody could keep mint from taking over the garden. They didn't know me.
Easier, 15 Qns, looney_tunes, Nov 15 23
Category: Homes & Gardens
Easier
looney_tunes
Nov 15 23
209 plays
36.
International Cuisine: Its Still Tasting a Lot Like Christmas
  It's Still Tasting a Lot Like Christmas   top quiz  
Photo Match
 10 Qns
For this sequel to an earlier quiz about Christmas treats around the world, I thought we would take a look at some of them. Can you identify each of these, and a country where it is a common part of their Christmas tradition?
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Nov 26 23
Average
looney_tunes
Nov 26 23
221 plays
37.
  Australian Christmas Fun   top quiz  
Collection Quiz
 15 Qns
When Christmas is in the summer, traditions based on the northern hemisphere often need some modification. Can you recognise which of these commonly form part of an Aussie Christmas while avoiding those that definitely do NOT do so?
Average, 15 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 19 23
Average
looney_tunes
Dec 19 23
332 plays
38.
  Christmas Boxes   best quiz  
Mystery Sort
 15 Qns
Each of these items is associated with Christmas celebrations. Can you find the links to place them in groups with something more specific in common?
Easier, 15 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 11 23
Category: Mystery Sort
Easier
looney_tunes
Dec 11 23
683 plays
39.
  Christmas in the Gospels   best quiz  
Classification Quiz
 15 Qns
The Gospels of Matthew and Luke are the source for many of our contemporary Christmas traditions. Can you recognise which Gospel (or none of them) is the source for each of these? All references are to the NIV.
Average, 15 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 24 23
Average
looney_tunes
Dec 24 23
153 plays
40.
  Five Hobbits and a Ring   best quiz  
Classification Quiz
 20 Qns
LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring
While only four hobbits were part of the Fellowship, the fifth one was inextricably involved in the events. For much of this movie, Merry and Pippin acted as a pair, so have been treated as such in the categorization scheme.
Easier, 20 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 04 23
Easier
looney_tunes
Dec 04 23
280 plays
41.
 Roads  Highways: But Dont You Let Them
  But Don't You Let Them   best quiz  
Photo Match
 15 Qns
Traffic control signs
Can you work out what each of these roadside signs is trying to keep from happening?
Very Easy, 15 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 06 23
Very Easy
looney_tunes
Dec 06 23
659 plays
42.
  All You've Got to Do is Call Lord   popular trivia quiz  
Collection Quiz
 10 Qns
Avatars of Vishnu
To do so, it might help to know what name to call. Can you recognise the Dashavatara, which are the ten major incarnations of Vishnu according to most traditions?
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 12 23
Category: Hinduism
Average
looney_tunes
Dec 12 23
303 plays
43.
  When You're Down   best quiz  
Label Quiz
 10 Qns
You might be in one of these canyons
Can you place each of these canyons or gorges, whose names may be very familiar, in its proper location on this world map that is centered on the Pacific, rather than the Atlantic, Ocean?
Easier, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 12 23
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Easier
looney_tunes
Dec 12 23
421 plays
44.
  If the Sky Above You Should Turn Dark    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Locations of total solar eclipses
Here are the dates when ten of the first 15 total solar eclipses of the 21st century occurred. Match each of them with a location where you may have been when the sky turned dark. (These are not the only places, just one possibility for each.)
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Feb 02 24
Category: The Sun
Average
looney_tunes
Feb 02 24
178 plays
45.
  You Know ...   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
the First Verse - What About the Second?
The first line of the first verse of these widely-sung Christmas carols may start you singing along - but can you proceed to the second verse? Match the starting line of each second verse to the opening line of that carol.
Easier, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Feb 03 24
Category: Christmas Lyrics
Easier
looney_tunes
Feb 03 24
382 plays
46.
Chocolate: Comfort You
  Comfort You   best quiz  
Photo Match
 12 Qns
Chocolate Treats
Nothing says comfort food like chocolate (unless it's chicken soup). Can you identify each of these twelve tasty chocolate treats?
Easier, 12 Qns, looney_tunes, Mar 23 24
Category: Chocolate
Easier
looney_tunes
Mar 23 24
810 plays
47.
  Who Sang "I'll Be There"?   great trivia quiz  
Collection Quiz
 10 Qns
When a title works, it works. Select the artists who have released songs whose titles promise, 'I'll Be There'.
Tough, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Dec 30 23
Tough
looney_tunes
Dec 30 23
354 plays
48.
  Good Evening, Vietnam   best quiz  
Classification Quiz
 10 Qns
City or Island?
Any time of the day or night, it helps to know where you are and what you are looking at. Decide whether each of these is a city on the mainland of Vietnam or an island off its coast. Apologies for the missing diacritical marks that don't work here!
Easier, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 09 24
Category: Vietnam
Easier
looney_tunes
Jan 09 24
238 plays
49.
  Cricket Carnage: Test 2522   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
South Africa vs India, January 2024
Carnage may be a bit of an overstatement, as there was no actual bloodshed, but batters were dismissed left, right and centre in this record-breaking test match. This was the 2522nd international test match, since the first one was played in 1877.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 05 24
Category: Tests 2020s
Average
looney_tunes
Jan 05 24
72 plays
50.
  An Animated Common Bond   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
The answers to the first 14 questions should lead you to the answer to the final question, which is in the field of animation.
Easier, 15 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 31 24
Easier
looney_tunes
Jan 31 24
493 plays
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