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shvdotr has been a FunTrivia author since Dec 17 09 and has written 234 quizzes. shvdotr is a generalist author, preferring to author quizzes across all categories, with the most common being People, General Knowledge, and History.

  • has earned 8,446 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • last seen online Feb 03 23, and most recent quiz went online Aug 24 21.

Bio: You know it's cold outside when you go outside and it's cold.
Hobbies: sports, collecting playing cards, reading
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by shvdotr
1.
  It's Not the Capital great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A state or country sometimes has a city more populous than its capital. Identify the largest city among the following.
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Jan 18 20
Average
shvdotr
Jan 18 20
10344 plays
2.
  Fifties TV Quartets top quiz - 15 questions - 3 mins
For each series appearing at least partially in the 1950s, I've given you four characters. Just match each character quartet with their series.
Easier, 15 Qns, shvdotr, Aug 25 21
Category: 1950s TV
Easier
shvdotr
Aug 25 21
637 plays
3.
  Germany: German Highlights 1 German Highlights 1 top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
I took a trip to Germany in 2010 and my wife took over 700 pictures. How well can you identify the cities we visited, related to my wife's pictures? Have fun.
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Sep 30 15
Category: Germany
Easier
shvdotr
2478 plays
4.
  Baseball: Hall of Fame Trades and Deals Hall of Fame Trades and Deals popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Even players destined for the Hall of Fame change teams at times when the game of baseball becomes a business. How much do you know about these examples?
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Oct 25 14
Category: Baseball
Easier
shvdotr
1008 plays
5.
  Hollywood's World War II Veterans top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Let's honor some great entertainers who also put everything on the line for their nation.
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Sep 06 16
Easier
shvdotr
Sep 06 16
1798 plays
6.
  Country Name Changes great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Do you know the old names for countries that have changed their names? See if you can match today's names with their older ones.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Jan 20 19
Recommended for grades: 5,6,7,8
Very Easy
shvdotr
Jan 20 19
916 plays
7.
  Famous Partnerships great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
Many entertainment teams have gained great fame and their names have become eternally linked even after breaking up. I'm sure you can complete the pairs if I give you the first name.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Aug 05 19
Very Easy
shvdotr
Aug 05 19
2646 plays
8.
  July 30 Birthdays - 10 questions - 3 mins
Some interesting people have been born on 30 July. I'm sure you recognize this list of them. Thanks for playing!
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Jul 22 21
Easier
shvdotr
Jul 22 21
445 plays
9.
  It's Not Fanny Brice top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Awake at 2 A.M. Can't sleep. The phrase "It's not Fanny Brice" keeps running through the brain. Have fun.
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Dec 19 14
Easier
shvdotr
1719 plays
10.
  It's Not Doris Day great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
A tongue-in-cheek quiz with a tip of the hat to the adorable Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff, known to her fans like me as Doris Day.
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Jul 04 17
Easier
shvdotr
Jul 04 17
970 plays
11.
  Easy as Pie TV Lines top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Some character lines from popular TV shows have become part of American lore. Can you recognize the characters and shows from these lines?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Sep 19 19
Category: Quotes Mixture
Very Easy
shvdotr
Sep 19 19
2710 plays
12.
  Well Worth the Climb great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Just match the real or fictional climbers on the left with the places they were climbing. Have fun!
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, May 11 18
Category: Thematic Places
Easier
shvdotr
May 11 18
500 plays
13.
  This Magic Moment great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here are some events whose witnesses or participants would no doubt have referred to as "magic moments." Have fun.
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Jul 10 17
Easier
shvdotr
Jul 10 17
1101 plays
14.
  Doris Day Rhyme Time Match great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here are more ladies' names that may sound like "Doris Day," but who have definitely made names for themselves.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Jul 25 17
Category: Name Game
Very Easy
shvdotr
Jul 25 17
755 plays
15.
  One Team HoF'ers top quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
Of the first 215 players inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, fewer than 50 played their entire careers with only one team. Let's look at this phenomenon.
Easier, 15 Qns, shvdotr, Feb 25 15
Easier
shvdotr
894 plays
16.
  Memorable Minor Characters popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
How well do you know a few of my favorite minor characters (and sometimes not-so-minor) in popular TV shows?
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Oct 16 21
Category: Mainly Characters
Easier
shvdotr
Oct 16 21
1107 plays
17.
  Captains Courageous VII: Big Names great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Just match the big name with the captain he played.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Jun 02 17
Category: Movie Occupations
Very Easy
shvdotr
Jun 02 17
587 plays
18.
  Captains Courageous II: Match Quiz great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match the captains of entertainment with their ships. As in "Captains Courageous I," not all of these captains are necessarily actually courageous.
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Feb 27 17
Easier
shvdotr
Feb 27 17
577 plays
19.
  Language Families Match great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
I'll give you a couple of languages and you match them with their family or sub-family. This is a simplified look at some language groupings. Have fun!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Apr 20 16
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Category: Languages
Very Easy
shvdotr
Apr 20 16
994 plays
20.
  Born on March 1 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
These famous folks all have one thing in common. They were born on March 1. And if you recognize them, they would have another thing in common. Have fun!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Apr 26 18
Very Easy
shvdotr
Apr 26 18
612 plays
21.
Can you identify lyrics, artists, and song titles themselves from songs with "black" in their titles? Have fun.
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Jun 22 13
Category: Individual Colours
Average
shvdotr
3764 plays
22.
  War Years Entertainment great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Sometimes people on the Home Front need a diversion during wartime. And even the soldiers can use entertainment at times. Besides, we need more quizzes for the Entertainment in the 1940s category. Have fun!
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Dec 25 15
Category: The 1940s
Easier
shvdotr
851 plays
23.
  The Great Chiefs great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Match some of the great Native American leaders with their tribes.
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Apr 13 16
Category: Native American
Average
shvdotr
Apr 13 16
574 plays
24.
  Great Unifiers great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Can you match these great unifiers of history with the nations they unified?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Jan 28 19
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Very Easy
shvdotr
Jan 28 19
740 plays
25.
  April 24 Birthdays great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
April 24 through the years has produced an eclectic mix of celebrities. Here are ten of them.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, shvdotr, May 16 18
Very Easy
shvdotr
May 16 18
635 plays
26.
  Fifties TV Child Stars top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
I was close to the same age as many of the child stars acting in TV shows in the 1950s. Do you remember these child stars?
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Feb 19 15
Category: 1950s TV
Average
shvdotr
962 plays
27.
  An Atheist In the Foxhole great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
They say there are no atheists in foxholes. But if I were in a foxhole, I would be more than happy to have one of these atheists with me.
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Dec 26 14
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9,10
Category: Who Am I?
Easier
shvdotr
1043 plays
28.
  My Favorite Switch Hitters great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Switch hitting is a unique role in baseball. Here are some of my favorites. I'm sure you recognize these guys. Have fun!
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Apr 05 17
Category: Baseball
Easier
shvdotr
Apr 05 17
484 plays
29.
  Faces on Cards 1: Piatnik Rococo best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Can you identify the eighteenth-century personages on the courts of this gorgeous double deck set of playing cards printed by Piatnik (Vienna) in 1975? Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, May 26 18
Average
shvdotr
May 26 18
349 plays
30.
  Ancient Mediterranean Cities top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Can you match these ancient cities of the Mediterranean basin with their descriptions? Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Jun 08 17
Category: Ancient History
Average
shvdotr
Jun 08 17
727 plays
31.
  Into the Sunset top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The stars of the vintage TV Westerns of the fifties and sixties have mostly passed away. How many of these Western-themed stars can you recognize?
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Oct 07 15
Category: Westerns
Easier
shvdotr
577 plays
32.
  Women Heads of Government popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Often in the past, when a woman became a head of government, they were heralded as being the "first woman to become head of ... " that government. Today it is more accepted as normal. Can you match these heads of state with their nations?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Jun 07 16
Category: World Leaders
Very Easy
shvdotr
Jun 07 16
822 plays
33.
  Baking Bread great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
When baking bread, you may get more than bread, eh? Let's look at some idioms involving bread. Have fun.
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Mar 29 17
Average
shvdotr
Mar 29 17
684 plays
34.
  Entertaining the Rest of the Forties great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
After my other two '40s quizzes ('48 and War Years), let's do the REST of the story, er, decade: '40-'41, '46-'47, and 1949.
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Jul 16 20
Category: The 1940s
Easier
shvdotr
Jul 16 20
798 plays
35.
  Pastime Common Bond popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Questions one through nine should point you to a common pastime tool.
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Feb 25 17
Category: 10Q CB Easy
Easier
shvdotr
Feb 25 17
2173 plays
36.
  Women of the Ancient World popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
In honor of Women's History Month, here's a tip of the hat to some women of the Ancient World. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Mar 16 15
Category: Ancient History
Average
shvdotr
1395 plays
37.
  Movies I Enjoyed in High School great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
I graduated in 1966, so these would be my favorite flicks between 1962 and 1966. Have fun.
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Apr 23 18
Category: 1960s Movies
Average
shvdotr
Apr 23 18
847 plays
38.
  Perry Mason's Guest Stars top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Some real TV and movie heavyweights made early guest appearances on the original "Perry Mason" series. How many of these do you recognize? Includes a couple of Spoilers!
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Mar 25 16
Category: Perry Mason
Easier
shvdotr
533 plays
39.
  More Bald Folks popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
I enjoyed wildebeest's 2003 quiz about bald folks ("Bald is Beautiful"), so I wanted to add another 10 people. I'm sure you know these celebrities. Have fun!
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Jul 28 16
Easier
shvdotr
Jul 28 16
894 plays
40.
  The Cat's Out of the Bag popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
I have an assignment to do an animal quiz. I do not know anything about cats, so let's see what I can learn.
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Apr 05 22
Category: Cats
Average
shvdotr
Apr 05 22
2390 plays
41.
  Native American Resistance best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Although it ultimately failed, Native resistance to the takeover of tribal lands by whites produced instances of outstanding courage and daring leadership.
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Nov 14 15
Category: Native American
Average
shvdotr
552 plays
42.
  Major European Dynasties best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
How many of these ruling houses can you identify with the nation or nations they ruled?
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, May 24 17
Average
shvdotr
May 24 17
400 plays
43.
  Where There's a Will popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Test your "Will" power! How many of these Wills can you correctly match with their descriptions? Have fun!
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Jun 04 17
Category: First Names T-Z
Easier
shvdotr
Jun 04 17
555 plays
44.
  Cooperstown First Names great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Simply match these baseball Hall of Famers with their actual first names. Good luck and have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Apr 29 18
Average
shvdotr
Apr 29 18
355 plays
45.
  The Places You Go popular trivia quiz - 20 questions - 8 mins
...When You Read. Can you identify these imaginary places from different types of literature? I'm sure you can. Have fun.
Average, 20 Qns, shvdotr, Jan 11 15
Average
shvdotr
1207 plays
46.
  48'ers: The Entertainers great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Many people born in 1948 are very well known today. Can you identify these from the entertainment industry?
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Jan 26 16
Easier
shvdotr
882 plays
47.
  TV Title Character First Names great trivia quiz - 15 questions - 5 mins
We're familiar with lots of TV characters after whom their shows are named, especially crime and/or detective shows, like "Mannix" or "Monk". But do you know the characters' first names?
Average, 15 Qns, shvdotr, Mar 13 22
Category: Mainly Characters
Average
shvdotr
Mar 13 22
903 plays
48.
  The Battle of Borodino great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
How much do you know about this crucial battle on Russian soil? Have fun.
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Jul 26 17
Category: Napoleonic Wars
Easier
shvdotr
Jul 26 17
348 plays
49.
  Who's the Boss? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here are some historical rulers from around the world who had absolute power. How many do you know?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Nov 04 17
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Very Easy
shvdotr
Nov 04 17
651 plays
50.
  German Place Names great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
I'm returning to Germany for the first time since I was a student in 1969. Do you recognize the names of the places I want to see?
Easier, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Feb 25 14
Category: German
Easier
shvdotr
1897 plays
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