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spanishliz has been a FunTrivia author since Oct 10 00 and has written 301 quizzes. spanishliz writes for many different categories, but is most active in Movies, Brain Teasers, and General Knowledge, and has won 5 Editor's Choice awards on submitted quizzes.

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  • has earned 14,268 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • has adopted / renovated 17 quizzes that required editing work to date.
  • last seen online May 26 24, and most recent quiz went online May 25 24.

Bio: After living in Spain for nearly 19 years, returned to Canada in autumn 2005. Looking forward to Spring! B.A. in History many years ago.
Hobbies: Photography, reading, scrapbooking and card making, learning, movies, making lists, writing quizzes, walking, exercise
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1.
Thematic Hats: Whose Hat Is That
  Whose Hat Is That? editor best quiz   best quiz  
Photo Match
 10 Qns
Real people and characters from fiction are often associated with a certain type of hat, as a sort of trademark or as part of a uniform. Your task is to match each image with the the person (or character) most likely to have worn that particular hat.
Easier, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Sep 29 23
Category: Thematic Hats
Easier
spanishliz
Sep 29 23
1750 plays
2.
  Tempest in a Teapot editor best quiz   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the characters who took tea together in the course of their stories. Not every teatime was tempestuous, nor even traditional, but some of them certainly were.
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, May 20 18
Category: Food Themed
Average
spanishliz
May 20 18
1877 plays
3.
  An Old Postcard Album editor best quiz   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
An avid deltiologist might be both happy and a bit confused to find an album full of old postcards under the Christmas tree. Help out with the confusion by matching the greetings on the cards with the modern day country where the cards originated.
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Sep 28 23
Average
spanishliz
Sep 28 23
1019 plays
4.
  Quirky Blue Jay Tidbits editor best quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Try your luck on these ten questions, about some fairly useless, yet interesting, Blue Jays facts. The answer choices for each question all wore the same number as Blue Jays, which might help you narrow down the correct answer.
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Jun 17 06
Average
spanishliz
2167 plays
5.
  Cryptic Garments editor best quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The ten cryptic clues will lead you to the names of items of clothing.
Difficult, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Jun 20 04
Difficult
spanishliz
5161 plays
6.
  Some Interesting People to Know   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Here are the names of famous people--the kinds of names that might ring a little bell far back in your mind. Do you know who they are? Have fun trying to guess their identities!
Average, 15 Qns, spanishliz, Apr 23 24
Category: Who Am I?
Average
spanishliz
Apr 23 24
239 plays
7.
  Proverbs 1   popular trivia quiz  
Fun Fill-It
 10 Qns
Fill in the blanks to complete the first ten verses of the first chapter of the Book of Proverbs, as found in the King James version of the Bible. The numbers refer to verses, not to questions.
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Nov 13 23
Category: Proverbs
Average
spanishliz
Nov 13 23
131 plays
8.
  Familiar Actors, Small Roles   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I will give you the character and movie, you give me the actor or actress that was uncredited (or low on the credit list) for the role. Some hints regarding other, more well-known roles, are also provided.
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Apr 28 24
Category: Bit Parts
Average
spanishliz
Apr 28 24
324 plays
9.
  Pacino in Other Words   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Al Pacino Movies
See if you can guess which Al Pacino movie is described here in other words. Good luck and enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Nov 18 23
Category: Movie Synonyms
Average
spanishliz
Nov 18 23
144 plays
10.
  Air Aces by Conflict   popular trivia quiz  
Classification Quiz
 15 Qns
This is a quiz about men who were called 'aces' because of their heroic actions during war time. Although the actual number could differ, it is generally accepted that five air to air victories are required to call a flier an ace.
Average, 15 Qns, spanishliz, Mar 02 24
Category: War History
Average
spanishliz
Mar 02 24
172 plays
11.
1998 Nagano: Winter Olympics 1998
  Winter Olympics 1998   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
At the Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan in 1998, six countries each won only a single medal. One of these was Denmark, whose women's curling team won silver. Answer a few questions about the curlers, the other five countries, their medallists and more.
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Apr 24 24
Category: 1998 Nagano
Average
spanishliz
Apr 24 24
145 plays
12.
  Authors, also Known as ....    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Famous authors, less famously known as......
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, May 25 24
Average
spanishliz
May 25 24
161 plays
13.
  Broadway Musicals Match Up   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Match the song to the Broadway musical. This one's for the hardcore musical theatre lovers. Good Luck!
Average, 15 Qns, spanishliz, Apr 27 24
Average
spanishliz
Apr 27 24
159 plays
14.
Unusual and Obscure Words: Medieval Words and Concepts
  Medieval Words and Concepts    
Photo Match
 10 Qns
"Here are some of my favorite Medieval words...I hope you enjoy the particularly bizarre terminology. Enjoy!" - original author, thejazzkickazz
Tough, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Nov 28 23
Tough
spanishliz
Nov 28 23
137 plays
15.
  Hardness of Rocks and Minerals   top quiz  
Ordering Quiz
 10 Qns
The Mohs Scale of Hardness
"Hi! Hope you have a good time. You might say this quiz is 'Hard as Diamond'". This was the original intro to what was then a 5 question, multiple choice, quiz. Place these ten minerals in their order of hardness according to the Mohs scale.
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Nov 11 23
Category: Geology
Average
spanishliz
Nov 11 23
328 plays
16.
  Canadian Connections   great trivia quiz  
Mystery Sort
 16 Qns
Canadians have made their mark in many fields over the years. Your task is to sort them into cohesive groups, based on their accomplishments.
Easier, 16 Qns, spanishliz, Nov 21 23
Category: Canadians
Easier
spanishliz
Nov 21 23
153 plays
17.
  Cross Country Journey    
Ordering Quiz
 10 Qns
Starting with the city that is farthest west, put these places in order from coast to coast.
Easier, 10 Qns, spanishliz, May 07 24
Category: USA - Cities
Easier
spanishliz
May 07 24
482 plays
18.
  Hang On a Minute...   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
An Ordinary Common Bond
The answers to the first nine questions will lead you to the identity of the common bond, which is a common item that almost everyone has used.
Easier, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Nov 09 23
Easier
spanishliz
Nov 09 23
1100 plays
19.
  Finding a Place Called Christmas    
Label Quiz
 10 Qns
Many places worldwide have names associated with Christmas. Here we will visit some of them, and find them on the map of the world.
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Dec 02 23
Category: Where on Earth?
Average
spanishliz
Dec 02 23
260 plays
20.
  The Easy Way or the Hard Way   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Straight Clues or Cryptic Clues
Newspapers sometimes publish a crossword with both easy, or "straight" clues and harder cryptic ones. This quiz does the same, so you have two chances to solve each question. The answers all relate somehow to the words "easy" or "hard".
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Nov 17 23
Category: Cryptics
Average
spanishliz
Nov 17 23
119 plays
21.
  Flurry of Christmas Sports Stars   great trivia quiz  
Classification Quiz
 16 Qns
Some time ago I wrote a quiz about sporting events that happen around the Christmas to New Year holiday period. This quiz looks at some of the outstanding players who have participated in some of those events.
Easier, 16 Qns, spanishliz, Dec 08 23
Easier
spanishliz
Dec 08 23
270 plays
22.
  My Fair Match-Up   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Based on George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion", "My Fair Lady" is full of memorable characters, most of whom we will meet here. With music by Frederick Loewe and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, the film is altogether delightful.
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Dec 12 23
Category: My Fair Lady .
Average
spanishliz
Dec 12 23
344 plays
23.
   Nostalgia: Picture Some Christmas Memories
  Picture Some Christmas Memories    
Photo Match
 10 Qns
Some time ago I wrote a quiz recalling toys, books and events of my childhood and youth, in the 1950s through the early 1970s. We'll revisit some of those memories here, this time with pictures! Lateral thinking is an asset here.
Tough, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Dec 23 23
Category: Nostalgia
Tough
spanishliz
Dec 23 23
313 plays
24.
  A Seasonal Common Bond   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The answers to the first nine questions will suggest the common bond, which is something entertaining, about which one might dream.
Easier, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Dec 16 23
Easier
spanishliz
Dec 16 23
477 plays
25.
  Show Me the Funny!   best quiz  
Classification Quiz
 15 Qns
Reading the funnies in the newspaper has been part of my routine since I was a child. Show me the funny in which these characters regularly appear.
Easier, 15 Qns, spanishliz, Jan 24 24
Category: Newspaper Comics
Easier
spanishliz
Jan 24 24
541 plays
26.
  Chase the Common Bond   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The answers to the first nine questions should lead you to the identity of the bond, in this case a person. There's a clue in the title as well.
Easier, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Jan 29 24
Easier
spanishliz
Jan 29 24
678 plays
27.
  A Puzzling Collection   top quiz  
Collection Quiz
 10 Qns
There are ten types of puzzles or word play in this collection for you to find. The twist is that they are in anagram form, and you must choose them whilst avoiding the anagrams of words unrelated to puzzles.
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Jan 13 24
Category: Anagrams
Average
spanishliz
Jan 13 24
431 plays
28.
  Guitar, Banjo or Ukulele   top quiz  
Classification Quiz
 10 Qns
Guitars and their relatives turn up in lots of places, not just folk groups or around campfires. Sort the people and things to the instrument with which they are associated. Some connections might be in name only.
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Feb 09 24
Average
spanishliz
Feb 09 24
191 plays
29.
  I'm Sorry, I Can't Find These Characters   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Will You Help?
Ten video game characters have become lost in these sentences, and I need some help to find them. They have strayed from only a few different games, and need guidance to return safely to them.
Easier, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Feb 18 24
Easier
spanishliz
Feb 18 24
106 plays
30.
Locations: It Isnt Dixon of Dock Green
  It Isn't "Dixon of Dock Green"    
Photo Match
 10 Qns
Crime Show Locations
You won't find London-based "Dixon of Dock Green" in this quiz, but there are ten other crime shows represented. Your task is to match them to the photo of the city most associated with the programme.
Tough, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Mar 15 24
Category: Locations
Tough
spanishliz
Mar 15 24
44 plays
31.
  Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus...   top quiz  
Ordering Quiz
 12 Qns
All you must do here is continue naming the books of the Old Testament, in order, as given in the King James version. They're in groups of three to keep this quiz a reasonable size.
Easier, 12 Qns, spanishliz, Apr 14 24
Easier
spanishliz
Apr 14 24
245 plays
32.
  Where Is the Problem?   best quiz  
Label Quiz
 10 Qns
Where is the problem? It is your task to identify the area of the body that is affected by each of the listed conditions or ailments. Numbers are placed as close to the affected area as possible.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Aug 27 23
Very Easy
spanishliz
Aug 27 23
2663 plays
33.
  Dogs and Their Owners (on TV)   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the dogs, on the right, to their owners, listed on the left. An additional clue is given, though not the name of the show.
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Nov 04 23
Category: Animals On TV
Average
spanishliz
Nov 04 23
247 plays
34.
 World Flags: Flag Miscellany With Images
  Flag Miscellany, With Images   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Take this quiz to test your knowledge on some interesting, but possibly little-known, facts and details about all kind of flags from around the world. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Nov 08 23
Category: World Flags
Average
spanishliz
Nov 08 23
355 plays
35.
  Solve the Mystery   best quiz  
Mystery Sort
 15 Qns
Place the words in groups of five, based on how they are related to other words in the group. Don't overthink it, and have fun!
Very Easy, 15 Qns, spanishliz, Sep 26 23
Category: Mystery Sort
Very Easy
spanishliz
Sep 26 23
643 plays
36.
  Canadian Capitals   top quiz  
Collection Quiz
 14 Qns
Canadian capital cities include provincial and territorial capitals, as well as the national capital. Use caution as you choose from amongst this stew of Canadian cities, as the capital is not always the "obvious" choice.
Average, 14 Qns, spanishliz, Oct 03 23
Category: Canada - Cities
Average
spanishliz
Oct 03 23
397 plays
37.
 Celebrities MP: Behind Blue Eyes
  Behind Blue Eyes   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
A Bit about Paul Newman
Paul Newman's blue eyes were one of his trademarks, essential to his good looks. What was behind those blue eyes, however? Here we will look at some aspects of Newman's life, both personal and professional, with the help of some photographic hints.
Easier, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Sep 02 23
Category: Celebrities M-P
Easier
spanishliz
Sep 02 23
514 plays
38.
  I'm a Celebrity...   great trivia quiz  
Classification Quiz
 15 Qns
Really! All of the people here are celebrities of some sort. Your task is to sort them into groups, according to their "claim to fame".
Average, 15 Qns, spanishliz, Aug 02 23
Category: TV Stars Mixed
Average
spanishliz
Aug 02 23
996 plays
39.
  Colourful Anagrams   popular trivia quiz  
Classification Quiz
 10 Qns
The anagrams represent both things and phrases, each of which is associated with one colour more than others. Solve the anagrams, then place them in the appropriate colour classification.
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Sep 01 23
Category: Anagrams
Average
spanishliz
Sep 01 23
321 plays
40.
Mixed Animal Trivia: Life on the Pond
  Life on the Pond   best quiz  
Classification Quiz
 15 Qns
All of the creatures in this quiz can be found living in or around ponds, though not necessarily all in the same pond. Your task is to sort them into amphibians, fish, insects, mammals and "other".
Easier, 15 Qns, spanishliz, Apr 01 23
Easier
spanishliz
Apr 01 23
1031 plays
41.
  One Escaped to Spain   top quiz  
Collection Quiz
 14 Qns
Actors in "The Great Escape"
The one who escaped to Spain was played by one of the actors listed here, as were other escapers, prisoners and guards. Your task is to say which actors appeared in "The Great Escape".
Easier, 14 Qns, spanishliz, Sep 22 23
Easier
spanishliz
Sep 22 23
249 plays
42.
Phobias: Phobia Photos
  Phobia Photos   great trivia quiz  
Photo Match
 10 Qns
Are you scared of anything, beyond reason? Perhaps you suffer from one of these phobias. Match the name of the phobia to the image that would terrify a person who suffers from that particular phobia. Clicking on the photo will enlarge it if needed.
Easier, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Jul 06 23
Category: Phobias
Easier
spanishliz
Jul 06 23
501 plays
43.
  Family Members in Other Roles   best quiz  
Match Quiz
 15 Qns
Whether in folklore, movies, literature, real life or some other medium, it is common to find people, places, ideas and such described as Mother This or Brother That. Your task is to match the descriptions on the left and "family members" on the right.
Very Easy, 15 Qns, spanishliz, Mar 01 23
Very Easy
spanishliz
Mar 01 23
541 plays
44.
  Movies at the Olympics   top quiz  
Ordering Quiz
 10 Qns
There have been a number of movies over the years that are at least partly set during a celebration of the Olympic games. Your task is to place the listed films in chronological order of the Olympics portrayed.
Tough, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Sep 04 23
Category: Sports in Movies
Tough
spanishliz
Sep 04 23
202 plays
45.
  What Am I Eating?   best quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Names for Foods across the Atlantic
It has been said that the British and Americans are peoples separated by a common language, though it isn't always quite that simple. We won't make this complicated, however, as all you must do is match the food names that describe the same thing.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Feb 28 23
Very Easy
spanishliz
Feb 28 23
669 plays
46.
   Common Bond: A Holiday Bond
  A Holiday Bond   best quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
The answers to the first nine questions should suggest a common bond of something you might read or see during the holiday season. The photos might help.
Easier, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Feb 01 22
Category: Common Bond
Easier
spanishliz
Feb 01 22
1291 plays
47.
  Done and Dusted   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Occupations "Below Stairs"
There was time when "going into service" was an accepted career path, and the staff "below stairs" would often serve the family "upstairs" faithfully for a lifetime. Here we look at some of these folk, who made sure work was done and surfaces dusted.
Easier, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Jun 10 23
Easier
spanishliz
Jun 10 23
632 plays
48.
Cryptograms: Countries of the World Cryptograms
  Countries of the World Cryptograms   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
This cryptogram deals with countries from around the world. Can you break the code? The code is the same throughout the quiz, therefore, each question is based on the same code.
Easier, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Jan 25 23
Category: Cryptograms
Easier
spanishliz
Jan 25 23
393 plays
49.
  Another Oldies 'Who Played Who?'   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
All of the characters named in the questions are from movies released before 1980. Younger players may find this difficult unless they have watched many old movies.
Average, 10 Qns, spanishliz, May 17 04
Average
spanishliz
12741 plays
50.
  The Singers of Disney   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
I will give you a Disney character and an example of a song they sang, or just the song, and you match them with the performer who sang the song.
Easier, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Jan 16 23
Easier
spanishliz
Jan 16 23
497 plays
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