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ozzz2002 has been a FunTrivia author since Nov 30 01 and has written 218 quizzes. ozzz2002 writes for many different categories, but is most active in Brain Teasers, General Knowledge, and Music, and has won 6 Editor's Choice awards on submitted quizzes.

  • has earned 12,841 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • has adopted / renovated 4 quizzes that required editing work to date.
  • last seen online Feb 22 24, and most recent quiz went online Feb 16 24.

Bio: A trivia buff, an Aussie and bloody proud of it, and a Scrabble junkie. I love playing with words. I am honoured to be a Moderator and an ex-Editor on FunTrivia. Often found in the Tipping Threads forum.
Hobbies: Scrabble, philately, crosswords.
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by ozzz2002
1.
  Cool Zooms, Part I editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
COVID-19 isolation? Bah! Team Phoenix Rising got around it by having a Zoom meeting and playing a quiz. We had so much fun we thought we'd share it with you. Best of luck.
Average, 20 Qns, ozzz2002, Aug 16 21
Category: Cool Zooms
Average
ozzz2002
Aug 16 21
1943 plays
2.
  Masterful editor best quiz   best quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
On the left are the names of the famous people, on the right what they are famous for.
Easier, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Sep 06 18
Recommended for grades: 4,5,6,7,8
Category: Who Am I?
Easier
ozzz2002
Sep 06 18
1016 plays
3.
  Australian TV in the 1960s and 70s editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In 1974, colour TV was introduced to Australia. Many of the shows in this quiz were filmed in black and white, as well as in colour. Hopefully you will enjoy my trip down Memory Lane.
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Mar 13 22
Category: Australian TV
Average
ozzz2002
Mar 13 22
264 plays
4.
  Loyal Legends In the AFL editor best quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
In the past, players stayed loyal to one club, and spent their entire career with that club. They played for the love of the club, and not the almighty dollar. Here are some questions about these men, all who played more than 200 games for their club.
Average, 15 Qns, ozzz2002, Nov 11 21
Average
ozzz2002
Nov 11 21
2035 plays
5.
  NRL Loyal Legends editor best quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This quiz is all about the Australian National Rugby League (NRL) stars that have played over 200 games with the same club. (Super League and overseas club statistics have been ignored.)
Average, 15 Qns, ozzz2002, Nov 14 19
Category: Australia
Average
ozzz2002
Nov 14 19
1396 plays
6.
  Could YOU Play Tournament Scrabble? editor best quiz   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz on playing tournament Scrabble. It is a large step up from 'kitchen-table' games, but if you wish to survive, you have to improve rather quickly- hopefully my quiz will help you. NB Most of these questions are based on SOWPODS rules.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Dec 04 14
Category: Scrabble
Very Difficult
ozzz2002
4459 plays
7.
  Ray Stevens- The Novelty Songs   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Harold Ray Ragsdale, better known as Ray Stevens, was a very versatile singer, with songs in country, pop and gospel genres. However, my quiz will concentrate on his fun novelty songs, and there are LOTS of them!
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Jan 13 24
Category: Stevens, Ray
Average
ozzz2002
Jan 13 24
200 plays
8.
  What Came First? The Game or the Movie?   top quiz  
Classification Quiz
 10 Qns
Many video games have been made into movies and many movies have been based on video games. Simply sort out which came first.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Dec 22 23
Very Easy
ozzz2002
Dec 22 23
518 plays
9.
   Wild Birds Australia: Common Sydney Birds Part II
  Common Sydney Birds, Part II   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
This is a follow-up quiz to my previous effort - Common Sydney Birds. Can you identify these feathered friends? All photos have been taken by me.
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Jan 18 24
Average
ozzz2002
Jan 18 24
117 plays
10.
  Landlocked Australian Towns and Cities   great trivia quiz  
Collection Quiz
 12 Qns
Can I see the sea?
Most Australians live within a couple of hours drive from the various seas and oceans that surround the nation, but there are still quite a few places that are NOT on the coast. Which ones are they?
Average, 12 Qns, ozzz2002, Nov 25 23
Average
ozzz2002
Nov 25 23
168 plays
11.
  Who Won the Melbourne Cup?   great trivia quiz  
Collection Quiz
 12 Qns
Pick the winners of Australia's biggest race!
The Melbourne Cup is the biggest horse race on the Australian calendar, and has been run since 1861. Many champion racehorses have saluted the judges, but quite a few have not.
Average, 12 Qns, ozzz2002, Dec 07 23
Category: Melbourne Cup
Average
ozzz2002
Dec 07 23
82 plays
12.
  The Operation Game    
Collection Quiz
 12 Qns
Are you a good operator?
Can you sort out the parts that you have to remove from the body, to win the game of Operation?
Average, 12 Qns, ozzz2002, Feb 16 24
Category: Games & Toys
Average
ozzz2002
Feb 16 24
271 plays
13.
  Misleading Names   top quiz  
Collection Quiz
 10 Qns
Most elements can be readily identified by their chemical symbols, but there are a few that are misleading. You need to identify them in this quiz.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Oct 06 23
Category: Periodic Table
Very Easy
ozzz2002
Oct 06 23
408 plays
14.
  'Waltzing Matilda' - The Missing Words   best quiz  
Fun Fill-It
 10 Qns
A fun fill-in quiz about one of Australia's most loved folk songs, 'Waltzing Matilda'. Enjoy!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Oct 17 23
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9
Very Easy
ozzz2002
Oct 17 23
239 plays
15.
Name the Movie: What Am I Watching
  What Am I Watching?   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Hopefully the photos will be helpful in determining which movie I am watching. Some may be a wee bit cryptic, though...
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Nov 18 13
Category: Name the Movie
Average
ozzz2002
2989 plays
16.
Space and Astronomy for Kids: Look Up
  Look Up!   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
The sky is full of wondrous things. Can you identify all of these?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, May 22 15
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
Very Easy
ozzz2002
1805 plays
17.
  Homes  Gardens: Inside My Toolshed
  Inside My Toolshed   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Some tools have specific uses, whilst some can be used for a variety of jobs. Can you identify these tools?
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, May 08 16
Category: Homes & Gardens
Average
ozzz2002
2146 plays
18.
  Cool Zooms, Part II   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Done on the dark web in total secrecy, Phoenix Rising met once again to devise a most fiendish quiz. Can you solve the mystery of where these questions lead?
Easier, 20 Qns, ozzz2002, Feb 21 21
Category: Cool Zooms
Easier
ozzz2002
Feb 21 21
1720 plays
19.
  Vietnam: Vibrant Vietnam
  Vibrant Vietnam!   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
In 2011, I spent a short holiday in Vietnam, and loved it! Come with me, and let's recreate my trip.
Easier, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Nov 25 15
Category: Vietnam
Easier
ozzz2002
2164 plays
20.
  Cool Zooms, Part XLIII   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Phoenix Rising has had weekly team get-togethers on Zoom during the Covid pandemic, and each meeting results in a quiz. This in the 43rd in the series.
Average, 20 Qns, ozzz2002, May 17 23
Category: Cool Zooms
Average
ozzz2002
May 17 23
1236 plays
21.
Australia: Australian Animals
  Australian Animals   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Australian animals are quite unique, with most of them not being found anywhere else in the world. Some are cute and cuddly, some are not. Can you recognise these feathered, furry and scaled critters?
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Aug 26 23
Category: Australia
Average
ozzz2002
Aug 26 23
2208 plays
22.
Thematic Phrases: The End
  The End   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
One of the joys of Christmas is being with friends and family. Another is exercising their combined brainpower! This quiz is all about 'The End' and draws inspiration from all sorts of topics.
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, May 02 18
Category: Thematic Phrases
Average
ozzz2002
May 02 18
2100 plays
23.
New Zealand: My Kiwi Cruise
  My Kiwi Cruise   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
In early 2015, my better half and I cruised around New Zealand for a couple of weeks. Rather than bore you pointless with hundreds of happy snaps, I will only show you ten. Kia ora!
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Apr 26 20
Category: New Zealand
Average
ozzz2002
Apr 26 20
1455 plays
24.
  Australians Sure Talk Funny   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Because Australia is so far from the rest of the world, we have developed our own way of speaking. While it is often confusing to the rest of the world, it really does make sense, (sometimes:).
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, May 15 21
Category: Australian Lingo
Average
ozzz2002
May 15 21
9472 plays
25.
Place Names: Australian Place Names What Do They Mean
  Australian Place Names- What Do They Mean?   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
You don't need to be an expert on Australian geography to play my quiz. The pictures should give lots of hints.
Easier, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Sep 04 17
Category: Place Names
Easier
ozzz2002
Sep 04 17
480 plays
26.
   Wild Birds Australia: Common Sydney Birds
  Common Sydney Birds   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Australia may have its fair share of unique birds, but my quiz concentrates on the Sydney area and the avian friends that share that fine city.
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Aug 11 22
Average
ozzz2002
Aug 11 22
181 plays
27.
  Aussies We Lost In 2022   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
The world lost many famous and much-loved people in 2022, and Australia was not spared. Simply match the late celebrity to the reason for their fame.
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Mar 03 23
Category: Australians
Average
ozzz2002
Mar 03 23
158 plays
28.
  Cool Zooms, Part LXII   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
The sixty-second quiz in a series. The Phoenix Rising team has been meeting every week, via Zoom, and sometimes a quiz pops out of it!
Easier, 20 Qns, ozzz2002, Dec 01 21
Category: Cool Zooms
Easier
ozzz2002
Dec 01 21
452 plays
29.
  Cool Zooms, Part XXXIV   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Phoenix Rising has been using Zoom to chat and test each other's trivia knowledge. These quizzes have come from those fun meetings.
Average, 20 Qns, ozzz2002, May 10 21
Category: Cool Zooms
Average
ozzz2002
May 10 21
1163 plays
30.
  Australian History   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
Australian history by the decades. A potted history of the Land Down-Under...
Average, 25 Qns, ozzz2002, May 08 19
Recommended for grades: 11,12
Category: Australian History
Average
ozzz2002
May 08 19
7532 plays
31.
  Cool Zooms, Part LII   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
This quiz celebrates one year of Zoom meetings held every week by Team Phoenix which always ended up with a FT team quiz. This special edition revisits themes we've had over the past year. Twenty questions, twenty authors. Not bad for a team of 25.
Average, 20 Qns, ozzz2002, Jul 17 21
Category: Cool Zooms
Average
ozzz2002
Jul 17 21
1125 plays
32.
  Heal the World, the Noble Way   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
There are so many bad things in this world. but my quiz is about some of the people who tried to make it better. They are all noble winners of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Easier, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Sep 24 21
Easier
ozzz2002
Sep 24 21
646 plays
33.
Names in Songs: Who Is In That Song
  Who Is In That Song?   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
There are many songs that have names in them, but my quiz focuses on real, or almost real, people, past and present. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Apr 08 15
Category: Names in Songs
Average
ozzz2002
1002 plays
34.
  What Country Am I (Part 4)   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Let's take a trip around the world, and try to identify ten different countries. Bon voyage!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Oct 28 22
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9,10
Category: Our World for Kids
Very Easy
ozzz2002
Oct 28 22
757 plays
35.
  Cool Zooms, Part XXX   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
The Phoenix Rising team have been holding weekly trivia meetings via Zoom, since the Covid outbreak started. This is the thirtieth in the series. Enjoy!
Average, 20 Qns, ozzz2002, Mar 07 21
Category: Cool Zooms
Average
ozzz2002
Mar 07 21
1130 plays
36.
  Australia, by Category   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Gidday! In this quiz, I will test your knowledge of the Land Down Under, with one question from each FunTrivia category.
Tough, 20 Qns, ozzz2002, Sep 20 20
Category: Mixed Australia
Tough
ozzz2002
Sep 20 20
8770 plays
37.
Music for Kids: Piano for Kids
  Piano for Kids   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
A few questions about various types of pianos, how they work and what you can do with them.
Easier, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Sep 08 20
Recommended for grades: 3,4,5,6
Category: Music for Kids
Easier
ozzz2002
Sep 08 20
729 plays
38.
  Ask and Ye Shall Deceive!   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Things are not always as they seem. Sometimes people try to pull the wool over the eyes of the world. Here are some well-known and lesser known frauds and hoaxes.
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Sep 08 16
Category: Frauds & Hoaxes
Average
ozzz2002
2809 plays
39.
Where do all these teams play?
Australia and New Zealand may only have small populations, but they are known for their sporting prowess. Can you match the team nicknames to where they call home?
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Jul 03 23
Average
ozzz2002
Jul 03 23
113 plays
40.
  Tough Aussie Slang   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Australia is a country of complete contrasts. Because of the vast distances involved, the difference between the city dwellers and the rural residents is quite noticeable. This quiz will concentrate on the words that are more used by the 'bushies'.
Average, 20 Qns, ozzz2002, Aug 25 21
Category: Australian Lingo
Average
ozzz2002
Aug 25 21
7916 plays
41.
101: Random Numbers
  Random Numbers   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
I plucked some numbers out of the air, and attempted to write a photo quiz about them. All answers are between 100 and 2000.
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, May 26 22
Category: 101+
Average
ozzz2002
May 26 22
733 plays
42.
Food in Band Names: Edible Musicians
  Edible Musicians   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
There have been many acts over the years that are named after food. Here are just a few. Some liberties have been taken in spelling. Bon appétit!
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Apr 30 17
Category: Food in Band Names
Average
ozzz2002
821 plays
43.
  Easy World Capitals Quiz - 10 Questions   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
I will supply a snippet about a capital city. Simply match it to its country.
Easier, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Feb 04 19
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Category: World Capitals
Easier
ozzz2002
Feb 04 19
747 plays
44.
Places in Literature: Literature Places
  Literature Places   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Some real and some fictional, but all have featured in literature over the centuries.
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Oct 19 17
Average
ozzz2002
Oct 19 17
679 plays
45.
  My 1970s CD Collection, Part 3   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Even more from my 1970s collection. A great decade for music! Some big names, and some not quite so big.
Average, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Sep 18 23
Category: 1970s Music
Average
ozzz2002
Sep 18 23
1869 plays
46.
  Burt Bacharach Songbook   best quiz  
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Burt Bacharach passed away in February, 2023, and wrote hundreds of songs for many artists. Your task is to match the song to the artist who first had a hit with it.
Average, 15 Qns, ozzz2002, Feb 13 23
Category: Bacharach, Burt
Average
ozzz2002
Feb 13 23
245 plays
47.
Math: The Magic of Numbers
  The Magic of Numbers   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Numbers and mathematics may seem dull and meaningless to many people, but they can be fun. They can sometimes be magical!
Tough, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Jun 03 16
Category: Math
Tough
ozzz2002
1056 plays
48.
  Cool Zooms, Part LXIV   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Our team continues to get together via Zoom, and sometimes a quiz happens! Here is Volume 64, for your quizzing pleasure.
Easier, 20 Qns, ozzz2002, Mar 09 22
Category: Cool Zooms
Easier
ozzz2002
Mar 09 22
376 plays
49.
  A Hunk of Junk   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
There are quite a few words that rhyme with JUNK. Simply sort out a few of their meanings. Warning- some clues may be a bit cryptic!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Oct 29 21
Category: Rhymes
Very Easy
ozzz2002
Oct 29 21
723 plays
50.
  What Country Am I?   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Can you discover where I am in the world?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, ozzz2002, Feb 08 13
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8
Very Easy
ozzz2002
1846 plays
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