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mkp51 has been a FunTrivia author since Oct 04 02 and has written 28 quizzes. mkp51 writes for many different categories, but is most active in Music, World, and General Knowledge.

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1.
  U.S. Presidents Grab Bag, Part 1   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's a nice, easy grab-bag of trivia questions about some of the presidents of the United States. Enjoy! (Note: my source material is "To the Best of My Ability", James M. McPherson, General Editor (New York: Dorling Kindersley, 2000.)
Average, 10 Qns, mkp51, Sep 21 11
Average
mkp51
5775 plays
2.
  Basic Rules of Chess    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Test your knowledge of the official rules of chess, as compiled by the International Chess Federation (FIDE). Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, mkp51, Jun 09 18
Category: Chess
Average
mkp51
Jun 09 18
7924 plays
3.
  Original Artists    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
In this quiz, I'll give you the first lines of a hit classic rock/pop song from the 1960s through the 1990s. Can you name the original recording artist or performer?
Average, 15 Qns, mkp51, Aug 06 12
Category: Rock Lyrics
Average
mkp51
6693 plays
4.
  Classic Rock 'n Roll Lyrics II    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's another quiz in which I'll give you the first lines of a hit rock/pop song from the 1960s through the 1990s. Can you name the original recording artist or performer?
Tough, 10 Qns, mkp51, Dec 03 09
Category: Classic Rock
Tough
mkp51
4877 plays
5.
  JFK Assassinated!    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
The assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This quiz will test your knowledge of that tragic date in 1963.
Tough, 15 Qns, mkp51, Apr 03 07
Category: Kennedy, John F.
Tough
mkp51
2985 plays
6.
  What Do You "Nose" About "Roxanne"?    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Test your knowledge of this magically romantic comedy featuring Steve Martin, Daryl Hannah, Shelley Duvall, and Rick Rossovich. This is one of my all-time favorite Steve Martin comedies.
Average, 15 Qns, mkp51, Aug 22 07
Category: Roxanne
Average
mkp51
1552 plays
7.
  Classic Rock 'n Roll Lyrics III    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Here's another classic rock n roll lyrics quiz! This time, the lyrics come from anywhere inside a well-known song from the 1960s through the 1990s. Can you name the original recording artist or performer?
Difficult, 15 Qns, mkp51, Dec 03 07
Difficult
mkp51
3827 plays
8.
  Classical Music Volume 2    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are some more classical music questions that I think you'll enjoy...
Average, 10 Qns, mkp51, May 24 08
Average
mkp51
1860 plays
9.
  "The Godfather:" Book or Movie?   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
You've seen "The Godfather" movies and read the book. Can you tell which of the following events happened only in the book, only in the movies, in both the book and the movies, or in neither?
Tough, 10 Qns, mkp51, Apr 01 16
Category: Puzo, Mario
Tough
mkp51
5296 plays
10.
  Classical Music Volume 1    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are some classical music questions that I think you'll enjoy...
Average, 10 Qns, mkp51, Jul 21 06
Category: Classical Music
Average
mkp51
2322 plays
11.
  U.S. Civil War Leaders I    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's a challenging quiz about some of the more famous leaders who fought on both sides of the U.S. Civil War. Enjoy!
Tough, 10 Qns, mkp51, Aug 29 16
Tough
mkp51
2620 plays
12.
  General Knowledge IV    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Here's yet another quiz to test your knowledge of general subjects. Have fun!
Tough, 15 Qns, mkp51, Nov 21 22
Tough
mkp51
Nov 21 22
3195 plays
13.
  Dirty Rotten Scoundrels    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Test your knowledge of a hilarious comedy from 1988, featuring Steve Martin and Michael Caine as a pair of confidence men engaged in a battle of wits against each other and with their victims. Martin and Caine are "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels"!
Average, 10 Qns, mkp51, Sep 30 05
Category: Df - Dm Movies
Average
mkp51
749 plays
14.
  20 Questions on Theodore Roosevelt    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Here's a challenging quiz that I'm sure will test your knowledge about the 26th president of the United States.
Difficult, 20 Qns, mkp51, Jul 21 05
Difficult
mkp51
1448 plays
15.
  Basic Chess Tactics, Strategies, and Openings    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Test your knowledge of basic chess tactics, strategies, and openings. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, mkp51, Jun 27 23
Category: Chess
Average
mkp51
Jun 27 23
1987 plays
16.
  A Journey to "Our Town"    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Test your knowledge about one of the most frequently performed and studied of American plays: Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize winning "Our Town."
Average, 15 Qns, mkp51, Mar 18 04
Category: Wilder, Thornton
Average
mkp51
1272 plays
17.
  Explorers of the New World    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's a quiz to see if you can identify some of the early explorers of the North American continent. Have fun!
Difficult, 10 Qns, mkp51, Jan 21 13
Category: Explorers
Difficult
mkp51
1739 plays
18.
  What's Your "Grammar Correctness Quotient?" I    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
What's your "Grammar Correctness Quotient?" This quiz tests your knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation, according to the rules of American English:
Tough, 10 Qns, mkp51, Jan 13 11
Tough
mkp51
3958 plays
19.
  General Knowledge II    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Here's another quiz to test your general knowledge. Have fun!
Difficult, 15 Qns, mkp51, Jan 19 20
Difficult
mkp51
Jan 19 20
2206 plays
20.
  U.S. Government Part I    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Here's a quiz that will test your knowledge of the United States government and how it works.
Difficult, 15 Qns, mkp51, May 26 07
Category: U.S. Government
Difficult
mkp51
3165 plays
21.
  Have you read "The Godfather?"    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
You've seen all three of "The Godfather" movies... but have you read the book? This quiz will be a challenge to those who haven't read Mario Puzo's novel "The Godfather," and should be fairly easy for those who have read it.
Tough, 15 Qns, mkp51, Feb 26 09
Category: Puzo, Mario
Tough
mkp51
1531 plays
22.
  Red Sox vs. Yankees: Rivalry    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
See how much YOU know about the great rivalry between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees. Have fun!
Difficult, 15 Qns, mkp51, Jul 26 04
Category: MLB Teams
Difficult
mkp51
1472 plays
23.
  General Knowledge I    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Here's a quiz to test your knowledge of various general trivia topics. Have fun!
Difficult, 15 Qns, mkp51, Nov 07 22
Difficult
mkp51
Nov 07 22
2126 plays
24.
  Word Definitions I    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In this quiz, I'll give you the definition, and you choose the word that best fits that definition. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, mkp51, Jan 29 05
Category: Definitions
Average
mkp51
1855 plays
25.
  U.S. Civil War Leaders II    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here's another quiz to test your knowledge of those who led their men in battle during the U.S. Civil War.
Tough, 10 Qns, mkp51, Aug 19 05
Tough
mkp51
1249 plays
26.
  U.S. Government Part II    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Another set of questions to test your knowledge of the U.S. Government!
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, mkp51, Jul 22 05
Category: U.S. Government
Very Difficult
mkp51
1751 plays
27.
  General Knowledge III    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Here's yet another quiz to test your general knowledge. Have fun!
Very Difficult, 15 Qns, mkp51, Oct 26 05
Very Difficult
mkp51
1826 plays
28.
  Word Definitions II    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Try your hand at these! I'll give you the definition; you give me the word defined. None of these should be too difficult. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, mkp51, Oct 10 22
Category: Definitions
Average
mkp51
Oct 10 22
1005 plays