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nannywoo has been a FunTrivia author since Nov 19 11 and has written 67 quizzes. nannywoo is a generalist author, preferring to author quizzes across all categories, with the most common being Literature, General Knowledge, and History, and has won 8 Editor's Choice awards on submitted quizzes.

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1.
       African: The 17th Century Meanwhile in Africa
  The 17th Century: Meanwhile in Africa editor best quiz   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
In the 17th century, Europeans set out to explore and exploit resources around the globe, writing history along the way. Meanwhile, life went on in Africa. What was happening there? (For speed, you can cut to the last sentence of each question.)
Easier, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Aug 26 17
Category: African
Easier
nannywoo
1713 plays
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  Four Words: The Title editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Each of these great American novels has a pithy four-word title that makes an allusion to another work. I'll give a few details; you name the book!
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Jul 22 13
Average
nannywoo
4500 plays
3.
Poets: Poets for All Seasons
  Poets for All Seasons editor best quiz   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Let ten well-known poets and paintings that go with their poems take you through the seasons. Have a happy year!
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Jun 26 17
Category: Poets
Average
nannywoo
735 plays
4.
  Mixed Up Nursery Rhymes editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Some of these nursery rhyme characters have wandered into the wrong rhyme and others are just getting their story wrong. They are all mixed up! Help them find their proper rhyme.
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Sep 12 20
Recommended for grades: 2,3
Category: Books for Kids
Average
nannywoo
Sep 12 20
4075 plays
5.
Henry VI: Henry VI Part 1
  Henry VI, Part 1 editor best quiz   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Dig into this play, the "pre-quel" to two more Shakespearean histories taking place during the reign of Henry VI, and sort through fact and fiction. I hope the pictures help!
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Mar 08 14
Category: Henry VI
Average
nannywoo
600 plays
6.
  The Door Vinci Code editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Oh, did I spell that wrong? How surprising! Dan Brown's novel "The Da Vinci Code" is based on facts, right? Or is it? Let's peek through the door and see! Because the novel uses history, art, religion, and more, this quiz touches on wide-ranging topics.
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Jun 15 13
Category: The Da Vinci Code
Average
nannywoo
1579 plays
7.
  Bikini Bottom Fauna Files editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
We've filed the characters of "SpongeBob SquarePants" under their scientific names, but some of the labels have fallen off. Given some hints, can you identify the phylum, order, or other missing classification of these animals?
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Feb 03 19
Average
nannywoo
Feb 03 19
1352 plays
8.
  Hungry Like the Wolf editor best quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is not about the Duran Duran song, nor is it about stories for children only. Folktales and fairy tales about wolves tap into fears of being devoured, literally or figuratively. Consider who's eating what (or whom) in these tales about wolves.
Tough, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Mar 22 24
Tough
nannywoo
Mar 22 24
1090 plays
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  Urban Legends: The Strangest Quiz Ive Ever Seen
  The Strangest Quiz I've Ever Seen   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
These strange stories really, truly happened to a friend of a friend of someone's brother-in-law's cousin. Honest. Would I lie to you? Hope you enjoy these classic urban legends.
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Nov 15 13
Category: Urban Legends
Average
nannywoo
4540 plays
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 Acts: The Picture Book of Acts 15
  The Picture Book of Acts 1-5   top quiz  
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 10 Qns
"The Acts of the Apostles" lives up to its action-packed name! I hope you enjoy the pictures, questions, and information in this quiz on the first five chapters. Unless otherwise stated, quotations are from the New International Version of the Bible.
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Dec 15 13
Category: Acts
Average
nannywoo
1596 plays
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Where on Earth: Joy to the Whirled
  Joy to the Whirled   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Joy to the Whirled! Where on Earth are these whirlpools and other whirling things?
Easier, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Dec 20 13
Category: Where on Earth?
Easier
nannywoo
1186 plays
12.
  A Short History of Forensic Science   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Officials charged with keeping law and order often call upon science to help them determine the causes of death, solve crimes, absolve the innocent, and bring perpetrators to justice. Identify these historical instances of forensic science at work.
Easier, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Sep 18 13
Easier
nannywoo
2965 plays
13.
Bible Life and Death: Picture Book of Acts 69 Life and Death
  Picture Book of Acts 6-9: Life and Death   best quiz  
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 10 Qns
My second quiz in The Picture Book of Acts series takes note of the life and death events depicted in Chapters 6-9. Take your time and enjoy the stories in the New International Version of the Bible.
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Jul 02 17
Average
nannywoo
396 plays
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Writers and Places: Mississippi Writers
  Mississippi Writers   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
In her book "On Writing" Eudora Welty declared, "Every story would be another story, and unrecognizable as art, if it took up its characters and plot and happened somewhere else." Here are writers with Mississippi stories.
Easier, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Jul 07 17
Category: Writers and Places
Easier
nannywoo
475 plays
15.
Fruit Mixture: Whats My Trade Lemonade
  What's My Trade? Lemonade!   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Remember the chant in the childhood game? "What's my trade? Lemonade!" And the answer: "Well, get to work and show us some!" Well, get to work and show us what you know about fruits and their products in human culture.
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Apr 01 24
Category: Fruit Mixture
Average
nannywoo
Apr 01 24
1296 plays
16.
Pet Birds: Quoth the Raven
  Quoth the Raven   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
If Edgar Allan Poe's raven were here today, it might be repeating "nevermore" to protest abuses in a world-wide pet industry that threatens many wild birds. However, the emotional ties between humans and talking birds are strong. Enjoy, but think!
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Oct 17 13
Category: Pet Birds
Average
nannywoo
1349 plays
17.
Drop a Letter: SNOW A Four Letter Word
  SNOW: A Four Letter Word   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
A traditional quiz where you drop or add a letter each question, anagram when needed, and end up with one possible reason snow is a four-letter word. All answers are one word. Enjoy the pictures!
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Sep 04 14
Category: Drop a Letter
Average
nannywoo
2389 plays
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       Asian: A Black Sea Journey 18th Century
  A Black Sea Journey: 18th Century   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
This quiz focuses on the 1700s in the Black Sea regions on the western edge of Asia, where empires have clashed and borders shifted for centuries.
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Sep 17 17
Category: Asian
Average
nannywoo
254 plays
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Thematic Verbs: Joy to the Whirl
  Joy to the Whirl!   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 20 Qns
Don't get dizzy as you whirl through the world of Fun Trivia and answer these questions about whirling things. (En)JOY to the WHIRL!
Average, 20 Qns, nannywoo, Aug 26 17
Category: Thematic Verbs
Average
nannywoo
1253 plays
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Common Locations: Wilmington the Right Coast Location
  Wilmington: the Right Coast Location!   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Wilmington, North Carolina, and its surrounding beaches, small towns, and rural areas have provided movie and television locations on the U.S. east coast since the 1980s. Enjoy these photos and questions about our "Wilmywood", but look out for spoilers!
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Nov 13 13
Category: Common Locations
Average
nannywoo
421 plays
21.
  The 1770s in Science   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The 1770s saw the outbreak of the American Revolution, but the decade was also a time of scientific revolution. I hope you discover something you didn't know about this important scientific era.
Easier, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Jul 17 17
Easier
nannywoo
952 plays
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Mixed Sites in Asia: Ur Illustrated
  Ur Illustrated   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
These images connected with the archaeological site of the ancient Sumerian city of Ur in present-day Iraq only scratch the surface, and I invite you to visit the British Museum and other web pages to explore the amazing treasures from Ur.
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Sep 24 18
Average
nannywoo
Sep 24 18
788 plays
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  An Acrostic Thanksgiving Day   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
The letters in the words "Thanksgiving Day" appear in the questions, but not necessarily in the answers. Pull your chair up to the table and enjoy!
Easier, 15 Qns, nannywoo, Nov 29 13
Category: Seasonal
Easier
nannywoo
1995 plays
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  Daniel In De Lion's Den   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about Bible names (people, places, and things) that begin with the letter D. All questions but one use the New International Version of the Bible. Question 9 uses the King James Version.
Easier, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Jan 21 13
Recommended for grades: 4,5,6,7,8
Category: Bible for Kids
Easier
nannywoo
1818 plays
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  Creatures Great and Small   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Explore a few of the big, the little, and the in-between animals of our world, encountered on the "Amazing Fun Trivia Race" with the NaMaPoJo GoGo Quiz Pros!
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Feb 18 23
Average
nannywoo
Feb 18 23
2618 plays
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  The 17th Century: I Remember It Well!   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"Remember!" the ghost urges Hamlet in the play, but you don't have to remember any lines. If you like Shakespeare, enjoy! If not, just cut to the last sentence of each question, which asks you to remember facts about 17th Century European history.
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Aug 07 17
Category: European
Average
nannywoo
619 plays
27.
  Nice Bones in a Joint Like This   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In the human skeletal system, joints are where to go if you're looking for action where bones and their friends get together and dance, lift a glass, etc. So what's a nice bone like you doing in a joint like this?
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Dec 15 12
Category: Skeletal System
Average
nannywoo
1543 plays
28.
  I Need Some Help!   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
It's no fun to have an illness, but they say that laughter is the best medicine. I hope these questions bring a chuckle. American spelling is used.
Easier, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Jan 27 15
Category: Diseases
Easier
nannywoo
1935 plays
29.
  History of the World STOP By Telegram STOP   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Imagine the telegraph messages that could have been sent after some of the most influential battles in history! Then, answer the questions, which are not in chronological order.
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Nov 18 13
Category: War History
Average
nannywoo
1037 plays
30.
  The 1913 Armory Show   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In 1913, an exhibition of paintings, sculptures, and decorative objects by American and European artists startled its viewers with new definitions of art. See if you know some of the "Armory Show" artists and their works.
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Oct 05 13
Category: Art History
Average
nannywoo
2166 plays
31.
  I've Got Mono   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Nanny Woo is not feeling well. She has been infected with the dreaded funtrivia bug. Can you help her with a diagnosis and a cure?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Nov 03 12
Category: Vocabulary
Very Easy
nannywoo
1971 plays
32.
  Lady Mondegreen Ate Nine Eggcorns   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Mondegreens and eggcorns are unintentional puns resulting from mishearing words. If you don't know what mondegreens and eggcorns are, don't let it phase (oops! faze) you! You can still ace this quiz.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Sep 21 13
Very Easy
nannywoo
1378 plays
33.
  Life of Pie   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
No, not "Life of Pi" the movie! Not the book! No, not Pi, as in "pi r square" the formula, because pie are not square, pie are round. Yes! "Life of Pie": the Dessert. Warning: some of these pies are savory, not sweet.
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Jan 29 13
Category: Desserts
Average
nannywoo
1614 plays
34.
  Soup   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Soup is one of my favorite foods for lunch or supper or a late night snack. It's good with sandwiches, salads, breads, crackers, chips or crisps, too. So, sample these soups, and try not to slurp!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Dec 05 15
Category: Food for Kids
Very Easy
nannywoo
2149 plays
35.
  Absinthe Makes the Heart Grow, Fonda   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Bennett Cerf is famously credited with advising a lovesick Henry Fonda to drink only absinthe, because: "Absinthe makes the heart grow, Fonda." The theme of this quiz plays on the word for an important ingredient of this bitter, green drink.
Average, 20 Qns, nannywoo, Apr 09 23
Category: Thematic Spirits
Average
nannywoo
Apr 09 23
739 plays
36.
  Chris-Cross   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Chris is cross because I keep getting my Chrises crossed. Could you help me identify these famous people, current and historical, whose first names begin with Chris?
Easier, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Feb 22 13
Category: First Names C-D
Easier
nannywoo
1233 plays
37.
  King Henry IV, Part II   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Henry IV, Part II includes some of the most memorable characters in literature, including Falstaff. It is the third play in a tetralogy that tells the stories of Richard II, Henry IV, and Henry V.
Average, 15 Qns, nannywoo, Mar 08 14
Category: Henry IV
Average
nannywoo
475 plays
38.
  N.C. Mountains to Sea   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Travel with the NaMaPoJo GoGo Quiz Pros in an Amazing Race through the physical geography of North Carolina, from the mountains to the sea. Go, Tar Heels, Go!
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Sep 09 13
Category: North Carolina
Average
nannywoo
1736 plays
39.
  The Life and Death of King John   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
If you know a bit of medieval history, OR if you've read the play, you'll get my hints about characters in William Shakespeare's "The Life and Death of King John" (usually called simply "King John"). So plunge into the fray!
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Jan 04 21
Category: Shakespeare
Average
nannywoo
Jan 04 21
425 plays
40.
  I Need Some Friends   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Social networks and college go together like that chili-taco-chip-and-dip tailgate-party concoction in the photo you posted to 578 of your closest friends...and beer....OR this random list of American colleges I got from some of my friends on Facebook.
Easier, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Mar 28 19
Category: US Colleges
Easier
nannywoo
Mar 28 19
813 plays
41.
  Pass the Buckwheat for Breakfast   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Hey, Buckeroo! Buck up, buckle your seat belt, and buck the system by solving this quiz buck naked or in buckskins at breakfast or however you like, as you come up with a bucket full of people, places, and things that have plenty of bang for the buck.
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Aug 26 17
Average
nannywoo
693 plays
42.
  Ur   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Greetings! My name is Enheduanna, and my home is in Ur, around 2285-2250 BC, by your reckoning. Here is Lady Pu-abi from ca. 2600-2500 B.C. Let us transport you far away and long ago to Ur of Mesopotamia.
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, May 23 13
Category: Mesopotamia
Average
nannywoo
465 plays
43.
  One of the Oldies   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
All of these songs have the word "one" in their title, first line, or chorus. See what you know about these "number one" oldies from the 1950s through the 1980s.
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Mar 07 13
Average
nannywoo
1120 plays
44.
  Never Gonna Get It   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In a game of tag, you're probably never gonna get "it" since that's not the point of the game! But "it" just might get you! See if you're fast enough to answer these questions.
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Oct 23 13
Average
nannywoo
798 plays
45.
  Polysyllabic Passion   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Nannywoo's Aunt Polly is seeking a match. Will she find her perfect polysyllabic passion? Their name tags describe their traits. Match up these poly- words with their definitions.
Easier, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Mar 14 22
Category: Starting With ...
Easier
nannywoo
Mar 14 22
1250 plays
46.
  What Did Hamlet Say?   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Hamlet's the one who said "To be or not to be / That is the question" and "Alas, poor Yorick"--right? But, that's not the question or the answer in this quiz. What did Hamlet say in these situations, taken in the order they appear?
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Nov 27 12
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Category: Hamlet
Average
nannywoo
853 plays
47.
  Eating Up "Like Water for Chocolate"    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Reading Laura Esquivel's "Like Water for Chocolate" will make your mouth water and get all your senses involved. You might want to play this quiz in the privacy of your own kitchen.
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Sep 25 13
Category: E
Average
nannywoo
1987 plays
48.
  "H" Marks the Spot    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Can you find these geographical places connected with the Bible? "H" marks the spot!
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Feb 24 13
Average
nannywoo
983 plays
49.
  Unusual Habits   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz on "unusual habits" focuses primarily on clothing historically worn by monks and nuns in the Roman Catholic church, although a few questions call for broader knowledge of history.
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Aug 31 15
Average
nannywoo
904 plays
50.
  "Persepolis": The Movie   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Marjane Satrapi's 2007 film "Persepolis" brings animation and sound to the coming of age story told in her graphic novels, which relate much of the history of Iran in the 20th century. See what you know or can learn about this film.
Average, 10 Qns, nannywoo, Jan 19 13
Category: Pa - Pm Movies
Average
nannywoo
314 plays
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