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picqero has been a FunTrivia author since Jan 24 04 and has written 37 quizzes. picqero writes for many different categories, but is most active in Religion, Sports, and Entertainment.

  • has earned 3,624 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • last seen online Apr 09 24, and most recent quiz went online Apr 25 07.

Bio: My ID "picqero" is derived from the Italian word for pikeman - which is the 16th/17th century foot-soldier who fought with a long spear type weapon.

"Furth Fortune and Fill the Fetters"
Hobbies: Hiking and mountaineering, offshore sailing, historical re-enactment
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1.
  Quotations by Bible Characters   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Even to non-Christians many of the quotes and statements in the Bible are well known, but who actually said or wrote them, or to whom were they first addressed? Quotations where shown are from the King James version of the Bible.
Tough, 15 Qns, picqero, Aug 14 22
Category: Who Said It?
Tough
picqero
Aug 14 22
8091 plays
2.
  Namibia - a fascinating country   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Although one of Africa's newest countries politically, Namibia is one of the oldest countries in geological terms, and has some of the world's most spectacular features.
Average, 15 Qns, picqero, Apr 19 21
Category: Namibia
Average
picqero
Apr 19 21
5718 plays
3.
  The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Jordan is a relatively small country, but has some of the world's most important historical, religious, and geographical features.
Average, 15 Qns, picqero, Jan 13 12
Category: Jordan
Average
picqero
4482 plays
4.
  The Twelve Disciples   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Soon after commencing his ministry, Jesus appointed twelve disciples to accompany him. They came from a variety of backgrounds, and had different personalities. All references and quotes are taken from the King James version of the Bible.
Average, 15 Qns, picqero, Dec 03 23
Average
picqero
Dec 03 23
3050 plays
5.
  Cockney Rhyming Slang - words & phrases   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 25 Qns
Residents of London, particularly those of the "East End" are often referred to as "Cockney", though strictly anyone claiming to be a true Cockney must have been born within the sound of Bow Bells - the bells of St. Mary-le-Bow church in Cheapside!
Average, 25 Qns, picqero, Oct 06 21
Category: Cockney
Average
picqero
Oct 06 21
4244 plays
6.
  "Geordie Speak"   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
"Geordie" is the accent and everyday language of much of North East England. I was brought up there, and heard many of these words and phrases daily. The colloquial spellings used are phonetic.
Average, 20 Qns, picqero, Jun 10 18
Average
picqero
Jun 10 18
4038 plays
7.
  The English Civil War   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
The English Civil War took place in the mid 17th Century. Although commonly called the "English Civil War", it was in fact fought throughout the whole of Great Britain and Ireland.
Tough, 15 Qns, picqero, May 22 18
Category: English Civil War
Tough
picqero
May 22 18
4039 plays
8.
  History's Horrid Jobs   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Many of the less pleasant trades and occupations of our ancestors were described by actor Tony Robinson in the Television series 'The Worst jobs in History'. Some of the questions in this quiz are based on this fascinating series.
Difficult, 15 Qns, picqero, Jan 04 07
Category: Obsolete Jobs
Difficult
picqero
4879 plays
9.
  Timothy - The Epistles   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
The Apostle Paul wrote the epistles to Timothy, and it is clear from his writing that he felt great affection towards him. All Biblical references are from the King James version of the Bible.
Average, 15 Qns, picqero, Mar 26 14
Average
picqero
1737 plays
10.
  Children in the Bible   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The people mentioned in this quiz were first recorded in the Bible as babies or children. Some went on to become important characters. All references are taken from the King James version.
Average, 10 Qns, picqero, Jan 29 14
Average
picqero
4117 plays
11.
  The Epistle of Jude   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Jude's epistle, though short, nonetheless contains a variety of interesting references and statements. All questions and Biblical references are according to the King James version of the Bible.
Average, 10 Qns, picqero, Dec 13 19
Category: Jude
Average
picqero
Dec 13 19
1712 plays
12.
  "Oor Wullie" - Scotland's Favourite Boy   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
"Oor Wullie" is one of Scotland's best known comic strip characters. He is mischievous, and frequently in trouble with pals, parents, and many other characters who have featured in his amusing escapades.
Average, 15 Qns, picqero, Nov 02 20
Category: Comics L-R
Average
picqero
Nov 02 20
640 plays
13.
  More Bible Quotes   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Some of the following quotes, even to non-Christians, will be well known. Quotes, references and punctuation are from the King James version of the Bible. Have fun!
Tough, 10 Qns, picqero, Jun 07 10
Category: Who Said It?
Tough
picqero
5046 plays
14.
  Johnny Cash - Live at San Quentin   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
In 1969, Johnny Cash appeared before a live audience of inmates at San Quentin State Prison. The show was performed live, and recorded for record release and television. This quiz is about the venue, performers, songs, and dialogue.
Tough, 20 Qns, picqero, Apr 22 07
Category: Cash, Johnny
Tough
picqero
1842 plays
15.
  Add a Letter, Drop a Letter   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Drop a letter from the first answer, then re-arrange and drop another letter until the fifth question. From the sixth question, use the same method but add a letter to get each successive answer.
Average, 10 Qns, picqero, Sep 04 14
Category: Drop a Letter
Average
picqero
3965 plays
16.
  "The Broons" - Scotland's Favourite Family   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
"The Broons" are a large, happy, Scottish family, whose hilarious antics have featured in newspaper comic strips and annuals for many years. This quiz introduces the various family members and their creators.
Average, 15 Qns, picqero, May 16 10
Category: Comics A-D
Average
picqero
755 plays
17.
  The Black Prince   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
During his lifetime the Black Prince was a distinguished military leader who fought against France in the Hundred Years War. He was heir to the throne of England, and held both British and French titles.
Average, 15 Qns, picqero, Aug 17 05
Average
picqero
878 plays
18.
  The Language of "The Broons"   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
"The Broons" are without doubt Scotland's favourite comic strip family. Their dialect is unashamedly Scottish, and this quiz examines some of their everyday words and phrases.
Average, 15 Qns, picqero, Aug 21 07
Category: Comics A-D
Average
picqero
808 plays
19.
  More Sailing Terms   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
The sport of sailing has its own language, laws, and customs. The following questions relate to these subjects. Hope you enjoy them, and maybe even learn a thing or two.
Tough, 15 Qns, picqero, Aug 16 05
Category: Sailing
Tough
picqero
951 plays
20.
  Women of the Bible. (KJV)   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Bible mentions many women - here are a few of them. All spellings and references are from the King James Version.
Average, 10 Qns, Picqero, Nov 11 13
Category: Bible People
Average
Picqero
3697 plays
21.
  Libya - History and Culture   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Libya is a fascinating country, steeped in history and culture. From ancient times to the present day, Libya has played a strategic role in world politics.
Tough, 15 Qns, picqero, Aug 26 13
Category: Libya
Tough
picqero
2570 plays
22.
  More English Civil War Facts   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
The primary cause of the English Civil War was the determination of the King to rule the country personally, by 'Divine Right'. Although known as the English Civil War, the whole of Britain and Ireland was actually involved.
Difficult, 15 Qns, picqero, Aug 22 05
Category: English Civil War
Difficult
picqero
2009 plays
23.
  The Life and Times of Pope John Paul II   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
John Paul II travelled extensively, and met many important statesmen, monarchs and world leaders. At times he was uncompromising in his interpretation of the scriptures, and was sometimes seen as controversial.
Average, 15 Qns, picqero, Nov 13 07
Category: John Paul II
Average
picqero
1608 plays
24.
  A to Z of World Winds   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Our planet experiences many different types of winds with a variety of names - local, international, scientific or purely descriptive. This quiz examines some of these interesting winds.
Average, 20 Qns, picqero, Jan 07 23
Category: Winds
Average
picqero
Jan 07 23
1018 plays
25.
  Sailing Terms   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Sailing has its own vocabulary, but many of the terms used will be recognisable. These ones are in common use in the U.K.
Average, 15 Qns, picqero, Jul 12 19
Category: Sailing
Average
picqero
Jul 12 19
1065 plays
26.
  The Life and times of Pope John Paul I   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
John Paul I reigned as pope for only a short time, yet his papacy was not without controversy. His successor, John Paul II, in tribute to him assumed the same papal name.
Average, 10 Qns, picqero, Aug 15 11
Category: Popes
Average
picqero
729 plays
27.
  Group Names - Odd One Out!    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
This quiz is different as three out of the four alternatives are correct names. You have to identify the name which is NOT correct! Some of these creatures are endangered so the group name may soon disappear along with them!
Difficult, 20 Qns, picqero, Sep 23 21
Category: Animal Groups
Difficult
picqero
Sep 23 21
2640 plays
28.
  Charles de Gaulle - Patriot   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Charles de Gaulle was a distinguished military leader, who became President of France. He was outspoken at times, but always loyal to his own country.
Tough, 15 Qns, picqero, May 16 07
Tough
picqero
497 plays
29.
  F1 World Championship 2004   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
The 2004 FIA Formula One season brought in new circuits, drivers, and rules. Formula One is also known as Grand Prix racing. This quiz asks about the 2004 season and other related facts of this prestigious sport.
Average, 15 Qns, picqero, Aug 21 08
Category: F1 GP 2000s
Average
picqero
1025 plays
30.
  Benedict XVI - the 265th Pope    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Pope Benedict XVI was elected on 19th April 2005. He was only the second non-Italian to be elected Pope in almost 500 years. This quiz relates to his life up to his election as Pope.
Average, 10 Qns, picqero, Jan 21 23
Category: Popes
Average
picqero
Jan 21 23
777 plays
31.
  The 2004 Italian Grand Prix   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
The 2004 Italian Grand Prix had a variety of incidents and some surprises. This quiz is about the 2004 race, with some general questions about the Monza circuit and its history.
Average, 15 Qns, picqero, Sep 15 04
Category: F1 GP 2000s
Average
picqero
297 plays
32.
  Belgian Grand Prix: 2004    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
The 2004 Belgian Grand Prix had many incidents, and several drivers temporarily held the lead. This quiz asks about the 2004 race, and also has some general and historical questions about the Belgian Grand Prix.
Average, 15 Qns, picqero, Apr 04 07
Category: F1 GP 2000s
Average
picqero
290 plays
33.
  The Christmas Story    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
How much do know about the birth and early life of Jesus? These questions will test your knowledge, but please be careful - some of the answers aren't as obvious as they may seem! References where shown are from the King James version of the Bible.
Tough, 20 Qns, picqero, Jul 17 07
Tough
picqero
2852 plays
34.
  London Underground - history, facts and figures    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
London Underground trains carry millions of passengers each day to a wide variety of destinations. This quiz asks about the history, geography, and statistics of 'the Tube'.
Difficult, 15 Qns, picqero, Apr 05 20
Category: London Underground
Difficult
picqero
Apr 05 20
1125 plays
35.
  USA F1 Grand Prix: 2004    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
The 2004 U.S. Grand Prix was held at Indianapolis. It was an exciting race with some spectacular incidents. This quiz is about this race, and also includes some questions on the Indianapolis race track and its history.
Average, 15 Qns, picqero, Jul 26 04
Category: F1 GP 2000s
Average
picqero
287 plays
36.
  Monaco Grand Prix: 2004    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
The 2004 Monaco Grand Prix was one of the most exciting of the season. This quiz deals mainly with specific aspects of the race, but also includes some questions of general and historical interest.
Average, 15 Qns, picqero, Jun 17 04
Category: F1 GP 2000s
Average
picqero
392 plays
37.
  Chinese Grand Prix 2004    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
There were plenty of thrills, spills and surprises in the 2004 Chinese Grand Prix, which also had one of the most spectacular opening ceremonies ever staged. This quiz concerns both the 2004 race, and the Chinese Grand Prix circuit.
Average, 15 Qns, picqero, May 03 09
Category: F1 GP 2000s
Average
picqero
270 plays