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pmarney has been a FunTrivia author since Mar 03 13 and has written 25 quizzes. pmarney writes for many different categories, but is most active in Television, General Knowledge, and For Children.

  • has earned 1,041 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.

Bio: I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.
Sometimes I pretend to be normal, but it gets boring, so I go back to being me!
Hobbies: Gardening, Travel, Holidays & Fun Trivia.
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by pmarney
1.
  No Men Allowed!   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A recent author's challenge was "A Knight to Remember", which I used to look at British knights. I think it is only fair to include one about the "Dames". I'll give you the clues; from those clues you tell me who the Dame is.
Easier, 10 Qns, pmarney, Sep 02 13
Category: U.K. People
Easier
pmarney
1325 plays
2.
  It's On the Tip of My Tongue   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Sometimes just a word or a phrase is said and you know straight away what comedy TV programme it is from. You could even be in the next room and just hear those magic words and know immediately. I'll give you the catchphrase, you give me the show.
Easier, 10 Qns, pmarney, Jul 25 13
Category: UK Comedy
Easier
pmarney
1305 plays
3.
  It's Time to Come Home...   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is my first attempt at a quiz. I love British comedy, and some of the fictional addresses of various programmes have stuck in people's minds over the years. Hopefully you'll remember these and they will bring back some happy memories.
Easier, 10 Qns, pmarney, Mar 03 13
Category: UK Comedy
Easier
pmarney
1139 plays
4.
  Where Would I Be Without You?   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Over the years there have been numerous double acts in British comedy. Let's see if you can work out who the partner is from one half of the act. I'll give you one half of the partnership, you give me the other.
Easier, 10 Qns, pmarney, Aug 28 20
Category: UK Celebs
Easier
pmarney
Aug 28 20
1189 plays
5.
  A Knight to Remember   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
British honours can be confusing for some. This quiz will look for you to identify people from the clues given who have been honoured with a knighthood by the Queen. These people will be from sport, music, film and theatre.
Easier, 10 Qns, pmarney, Oct 28 21
Category: U.K. People
Easier
pmarney
Oct 28 21
1626 plays
6.
  Do You Know Me by My Catchphrase?   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A lot of comedians and entertainers can be identified just by their catchphrase. Do you remember all of these British celebrities, and can you identify them just from those magic few words?
Average, 10 Qns, pmarney, Jun 22 18
Category: UK Celebs
Average
pmarney
Jun 22 18
1157 plays
7.
  A Bit of This and That in the UK    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Let's see what you know about the UK. Some things are not always what they seem or you think!
Average, 10 Qns, pmarney, Mar 14 13
Category: Mixed UK
Average
pmarney
1804 plays
8.
  What We Watched: 2020    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Whether it was a brand new series or something classic, the Devious Demons spent a lot of our self-quarantine watching TV programming. Can you tell what we were watching based on the clues provided?
Average, 10 Qns, pmarney, Mar 10 21
Category: Name The Show
Average
pmarney
Mar 10 21
362 plays
9.
  Magical Mystery Tour around The United Kingdom    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
I think everyone knows a "Cockney" comes from the East End of London. What about the rest of the United Kingdom, where there are also regional nicknames? Knowledge of those nicknames will take you on a magical journey around the UK.
Average, 10 Qns, pmarney, Aug 12 16
Category: Mixed UK
Average
pmarney
938 plays
10.
  Why did they put that there?   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
An orchestra is a large ensemble of instruments, which are separated into groups of different types. Which instrument goes where?
Easier, 10 Qns, pmarney, Aug 23 22
Recommended for grades: 4,5,6,7,8,9
Category: Music for Kids
Easier
pmarney
Aug 23 22
955 plays
11.
  It Was Called What?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Not all game shows on British TV were originally British ideas. So what were the origins of these British game shows and what did they become?
Average, 10 Qns, pmarney, Dec 31 14
Category: British TV
Average
pmarney
777 plays
12.
  No Time for Sargents    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"Sergeant" is a word that is commonly spelt wrong. In a poll by OnePoll.com of 5000 people in the UK they listed the 10 most commonly misspelt words in the UK. All you have to do is pick out the word that is spelt correctly. UK spelling applies.
Easier, 10 Qns, pmarney, Aug 07 22
Category: Spelling Bee
Easier
pmarney
Aug 07 22
1290 plays
13.
  Eyafjallajökull... That's Easy For You To Say!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
With this Author's Challenge I first thought Icelandic volcano, and then I thought no. What about UK ventriloquists and their dummies? Guess what won? So here we go with ventriloquists and their dummies from the UK.
Average, 10 Qns, pmarney, Mar 24 22
Average
pmarney
Mar 24 22
477 plays
14.
  "Morecambe and Wise" - "Bring Me Sunshine"   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"The Morecambe and Wise Show" (1968-1977) was the show every celebrity wanted to be on in the UK. Let's see from the descriptions given if you can identify the star who was made to look a fool by Eric and Ernie.
Easier, 10 Qns, pmarney, Aug 11 13
Category: M ... Mj-Mz
Easier
pmarney
464 plays
15.
  Disney Common Bond    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Answer nine general knowledge questions that should point you to a Walt Disney classic film as the common bond of the quiz. Good Luck.
Average, 10 Qns, pmarney, Jul 07 14
Average
pmarney
932 plays
16.
  "Come Together" - Bridging the North/South Divide    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In the Greater London area there has always been a social divide between North and South Londoners, but the two areas are joined together--physically at least--by bridges across the Thames. Some of these bridges are better remembered than others.
Easier, 10 Qns, pmarney, Jul 17 13
Category: Bridges
Easier
pmarney
532 plays
17.
  What Card Game is It?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz was set by The Ascension Quest. It is looking at all aspects of card games. Do you know your card games? You do? Well, let's see then.
Average, 10 Qns, pmarney, Oct 30 13
Category: Card Games Mixture
Average
pmarney
791 plays
18.
  Not All These Colours are in the Rainbow   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Again the Ascension Quest challenge has sent me back to write a quiz. This time it's about entertainment and colours. Enjoy.
Average, 10 Qns, pmarney, Nov 07 13
Average
pmarney
635 plays
19.
  A Mountain out of a Molehill    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Every country has its own Everest. They are just not as high as Everest. Match each country to its highest point.
Average, 10 Qns, pmarney, Dec 20 17
Average
pmarney
Dec 20 17
479 plays
20.
  It's a Puppet!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Over the years various puppets, children's TV characters and actors have had chart hits in the UK. Let's see if you can remember them, or if not work them out.
Average, 10 Qns, pmarney, Jun 05 13
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10,11,12
Category: Music for Kids
Average
pmarney
688 plays
21.
  Googly, Wrong 'Un or Bosie    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Like most sports, cricket has its own vocabulary that only the players and fans know. Let's see if you can work some of them out and have a bit of fun at the same time.
Easier, 10 Qns, pmarney, May 19 13
Category: Cricket
Easier
pmarney
529 plays
22.
  Do the Twist    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I saw this Authors' Challenge and, unlike most who probably thought of dances, I thought of knots. So here we go with knots of many different types and uses.
Average, 10 Qns, pmarney, Jan 31 24
Category: Thematic Objects
Average
pmarney
Jan 31 24
474 plays
23.
  Snooker Loopy    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Snooker is a popular game in most English-speaking countries. Most of the top professional snooker players started playing when they were in their early teens. Let's see if you have the knowledge to get a head start on them.
Average, 10 Qns, pmarney, Jun 11 13
Category: Sports for Kids
Average
pmarney
447 plays
24.
  It's a Toss Up   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz follows on from the quiz "Googly, Wrong 'Un or Bosie," as there is more you need to know after the toss of the coin to decide who bats and who fields.
Average, 10 Qns, pmarney, May 25 13
Category: Cricket
Average
pmarney
317 plays
25.
  A Black Day in the Music Industry    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
"Black" is either somewhere in the question or somewhere in the answer. How black is your knowledge?
Tough, 10 Qns, pmarney, Apr 25 13
Category: Individual Colours
Tough
pmarney
424 plays