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stedman has been a FunTrivia author since Aug 02 02 and has written 171 quizzes. stedman is a generalist author, preferring to author quizzes across all categories, with the most common being Music, Literature, and General Knowledge, and has won 3 Editor's Choice awards on submitted quizzes.

  • is a member of the FunTrivia Editing staff, and is tasked with editing, reviewing, and maintaining FunTrivia quiz submissions.
  • has earned 13,070 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • has adopted / renovated 20 quizzes that required editing work to date.
  • last seen online Jan 30 23, and most recent quiz went online Jan 25 23.

Bio: Life! Don't talk to me about life...
Hobbies: Beer and bell-ringing, though preferably not in that order.
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by stedman
1.
  European Battles of World War Two editor best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
On this map of Europe, can you identify ten important battles or military operations during the Second World War?
Easier, 10 Qns, stedman, Jan 21 23
Category: European War
Easier
stedman
Jan 21 23
305 plays
2.
  What Animal Am I: Animals from Behind Animals from Behind editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Sometimes the easiest way to get close to an animal is to creep up on it from behind, so it can't see you coming. Can you recognise these animals from the rear?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, stedman, Mar 16 22
Recommended for grades: 3,4,5
Category: What Animal Am I?
Very Easy
stedman
Mar 16 22
4805 plays
3.
  The History of the Chamberpot editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
In response to Rowena8482's Author Challenge, here it is - a quiz on the history of that useful object, the chamberpot.
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Dec 29 12
Category: Social History
Average
stedman
2559 plays
4.
  Wordwise Revisited 2 - 10 questions - 4 mins
My second refreshed look at a classic Minch Wordwise quiz. These letters and numbers stand for a phrase, cliche, or occasionally just one word. Think laterally and you'll do fine!
Easier, 10 Qns, stedman, Nov 28 22
Easier
stedman
Nov 28 22
170 plays
5.
  Farmyard and Domestic Animals - 15 questions - 2 mins
What titbits of trivia do you know about a few common farmyard and domestic animals? This little quiz should help you find out.
Average, 15 Qns, stedman, Jan 26 23
Category: General Livestock
Average
stedman
Jan 26 23
374 plays
6.
  Who Created That Fictional Detective? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Can you match these ten detectives with their creators? All the writers are British, as are all but one of the detectives.
Easier, 10 Qns, stedman, Nov 12 22
Easier
stedman
Nov 12 22
364 plays
7.
  The Book Of Obadiah popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
What do you know about the biblical Book of Obadiah? Try this short quiz to find out - it may be more than you think! The King James Version of the Bible is used throughout.
Easier, 10 Qns, stedman, Nov 17 22
Category: Obadiah
Easier
stedman
Nov 17 22
98 plays
8.
  Wordwise Revisited - 10 questions - 5 mins
My refreshed look at a classic Wordwise quiz by Minch. These letters and numbers stand for a phrase, cliche, or occasionally just one word. Try it and see how you do!
Easier, 10 Qns, stedman, Dec 07 22
Easier
stedman
Dec 07 22
392 plays
9.
  Dinosaur Diets top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Some dinosaurs were mostly carnivorous (meat-eaters). Others survived on an herbivorous (vegetable) diet. But can you sort these beasts into the correct category?
Easier, 10 Qns, stedman, Dec 12 22
Category: Dinosaurs
Easier
stedman
Dec 12 22
358 plays
10.
  Old or New Testament or Apocrypha? - 10 questions - 3 mins
As well as the conventional Old and New Testaments, some editions of the Protestant Bible include several additional books usually known as the Apocrypha. Can you put these ten books into the correct category?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, stedman, Jan 16 23
Category: The Bible
Very Easy
stedman
Jan 16 23
311 plays
11.
  Test Your General Knowledge top quiz - 15 questions - 3 mins
Fifteen questions on a range of subjects, hopefully not too difficult. How many can you get right?
Average, 15 Qns, stedman, Dec 27 21
Category: Mixed 15 Questions
Average
stedman
Dec 27 21
6714 plays
12.
    Thematic Fun: Pub Signs Can Be Educational Pub Signs Can Be Educational best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
You can learn a lot from pub signs, with some well-chosen photographs and a little imagination!
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Aug 26 17
Category: Thematic Fun
Average
stedman
Aug 26 17
10652 plays
13.
   World Flags: What Flag is That What Flag is That? best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
See what you know about the flags of ten countries from around the world, with the added bonus of pictures of them.
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Aug 15 16
Category: World Flags
Average
stedman
Aug 15 16
8622 plays
14.
      Fish: The Cold the Wet and the Ugly The Cold, the Wet and the Ugly best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Let's face it, there's no such thing as a pretty fish. They are all basically cold, wet and ugly. But what do you know about these ten examples?
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Oct 16 21
Category: Fish
Average
stedman
Oct 16 21
7195 plays
15.
  Pink: Tickled Pink Tickled Pink best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
I hope you have fun with this mixed bag of questions, all of which have something to do with the word "pink".
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Dec 17 21
Category: Pink
Average
stedman
Dec 17 21
9006 plays
16.
  Name the Poet: Whos That Poet Who's That Poet? best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Can you identify these poets from their pictures? To help you, some clues about their life and works have been given as well.
Easier, 10 Qns, stedman, Dec 25 16
Category: Name the Poet
Easier
stedman
Dec 25 16
4786 plays
17.
  Human Body: Systems of the Human Body Systems of the Human Body best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The human body is an amazingly complex structure, whose functions can be divided into a number of systems. This quiz touches on ten of the main ones.
Easier, 10 Qns, stedman, Oct 25 16
Category: Human Body
Easier
stedman
Oct 25 16
3742 plays
18.
  Common Names For Everyday Chemicals great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Can you match the chemical names of these substances to their everyday names? Most of them can be found in the average home, though perhaps not quite all!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, stedman, Mar 25 22
Very Easy
stedman
Mar 25 22
618 plays
19.
  Composers Mixture: Whos that Composer Who's that Composer? best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
In this Photo Quiz, can you identify these composers from their portraits? I've given you a few other clues as well!
Easier, 10 Qns, stedman, Oct 22 12
Category: Composers Mixture
Easier
stedman
3499 plays
20.
  Cities by Photo: A River Runs Through It Questions on A River Runs Through It best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Many of the world's great cities grew up as trading centres on the banks of major rivers. This quiz is about just ten of them.
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Jun 06 15
Category: Cities by Photo
Average
stedman
4335 plays
21.
  Dropped Letters - the Ultimate Quiz best quiz - 25 questions - 11 mins
In a blatant attempt to have the last word in "dropped letters" quizzes, I offer this 25-question extravaganza.
Easier, 25 Qns, stedman, Nov 30 07
Category: Dropped Letters
Easier
stedman
12162 plays
22.
  Who Said That? - Twentieth-Century Edition popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
What do you know about just a few things said by famous people in the twentieth century?
Easier, 10 Qns, stedman, Dec 23 21
Category: Who Said It?
Easier
stedman
Dec 23 21
920 plays
23.
  Name the Poet: Whos That Other Poet Who's That Other Poet? best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Since my previous "Who's That Poet?" quiz only took us up to the letter "K", a sequel was surely inevitable. As before, the pictures are supported with clues about their life and works.
Easier, 10 Qns, stedman, Dec 25 16
Category: Name the Poet
Easier
stedman
Dec 25 16
3148 plays
24.
  What Animal Am I: Cuddly Animals for Young Children Cuddly Animals for Young Children best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
I have taken some pictures of soft toy animals. Can you tell me which animal they are? They have written a few words about themselves as well.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, stedman, Mar 10 11
Recommended for grades: 1,2,3
Category: What Animal Am I?
Very Easy
stedman
5254 plays
25.
    Thematic Fun: More Educational Pub Signs More Educational Pub Signs best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
For your enjoyment, I will show you ten more British pub signs, with some general knowledge questions inspired by them.
Tough, 10 Qns, stedman, Aug 26 17
Category: Thematic Fun
Tough
stedman
Aug 26 17
6301 plays
26.
  The UK's Most Talentless Celebrities great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The UK is becoming increasingly swamped by a tidal wave of talentless so-called "celebrities" who are famous simply for being famous. Can you summon up the enthusiasm to get to the end of a quiz on these pointless non-entities?
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Sep 26 10
Category: UK Celebs
Average
stedman
12087 plays
27.
  Food and Drink in Songs: Sing Me A Cauliflower Sing Me A Cauliflower top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
A short ramble through just ten songs about food and drink, including some fairly off-the-wall examples which will hopefully raise a smile, or at least an eyebrow.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, stedman, Mar 23 21
Very Easy
stedman
Mar 23 21
451 plays
28.
If you are lucky enough to live in or visit Australia, you are sure to see some amazing animals. This quiz asks you to identify just 10 of them.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, stedman, Dec 25 20
Recommended for grades: 4,5,6
Category: Where They Live
Very Easy
stedman
Dec 25 20
639 plays
29.
   London: Ten Ways to See London Ten Ways to See London best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
There are lots of ways to get around London for both tourists and those who live there. This Photo Quiz introduces you to some well-known and less obvious examples.
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Mar 02 11
Category: London
Average
stedman
3630 plays
30.
   History of Food: The Joy of Chocolate The Joy of Chocolate best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
What could be more delightful than a selection of chocolate delicacies hanging from your Christmas tree? But before you've eaten them all, why not try this quiz about the history of this delicious confection.
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Jan 12 19
Category: History of Food
Average
stedman
Jan 12 19
972 plays
31.
  Books For A Laugh great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Feeling ill? Fed up? Depressed? Locked down? Maybe dipping into one of these comic classics will help. A good laugh may not heal whatever ails you, but it might take your mind off it a bit.
Easier, 10 Qns, stedman, Sep 27 21
Category: Humor and Satire
Easier
stedman
Sep 27 21
632 plays
32.
  Mixed Movie Mania - 10 questions - 4 mins
Do you like to settle down to watch a good movie? Why not try this mixed quiz and see how much you remember about some of them? Crime, horror, war, comedy, thriller: there's something for everyone.
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Dec 19 21
Category: Movies Grab Bag
Average
stedman
Dec 19 21
1111 plays
33.
  Match These Books and Their Authors top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
A new-style "match" quiz. Nice and easy, to get you used to the format; all you have to do is match each classic novel with its writer. Have fun!
Easier, 10 Qns, stedman, Mar 08 16
Easier
stedman
2302 plays
34.
  Authors Life: Women Writers from Around the World Women Writers from Around the World top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz presents you with questions about ten women writers from around the world, complete with portraits to help you. How many of them do you know?
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Feb 25 22
Category: Author's Life
Average
stedman
Feb 25 22
1549 plays
35.
  My True Love Guild to Me - 9th Day top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Quiz Maker Guild author stedman has wrapped a Christmas quiz gift of "Nine Ladies Dancing". As her idea of a joke, my true love had the bright idea of paying nine ladies from the local ballroom-dancing club to turn up on my doorstep on January 3rd.
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Jan 02 15
Average
stedman
9437 plays
36.
Bruce Willis is certainly one of the best-known faces in Hollywood. But can you remember who starred alongside him in ten of his films?
Easier, 10 Qns, stedman, Jan 14 22
Category: Willis, Bruce
Easier
stedman
Jan 14 22
455 plays
37.
  1978 US Sporting Winners popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Can't remember much about 1978? Maybe you weren't even born then! Worry not, I've added plenty of helpful hints to put you on the right track. So non-Americans and the under-forties shouldn't give up hope completely.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, stedman, Dec 25 21
Category: USA by Year: 1970s
Very Easy
stedman
Dec 25 21
505 plays
38.
  Red: Simply Red Not the Band Simply Red (Not the Band) best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
The latest stage of my Adventures in Authoring quest has me tracking down some red things. How much do you know about them? Sorry, Mick Hucknall fans, that doesn't include him.
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Jan 04 18
Category: Red
Average
stedman
Jan 04 18
1220 plays
39.
  Would You Like To "B" On TV? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Can you match these ten descriptions with the correct TV shows from around the world, all of which begin with the letter B?
Easier, 10 Qns, stedman, Jan 25 21
Category: Name The Show
Easier
stedman
Jan 25 21
680 plays
40.
  England  General: Its Grim Up North It's Grim Up North! top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Hopefully I can dispel this cliché, with a quiz about some fantastic places in the North of England. For the purposes of this quiz, "North" starts at the Humber Estuary!
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Feb 02 13
Category: England - General
Average
stedman
2048 plays
41.
  Order Me A Doctor! great trivia quiz - 13 questions - 3 mins
By 2022, there had been 13 official "incarnations" of Doctor Who in the long-running BBC TV show. But can you place the actors (and one actress) who have portrayed the character in chronological order, starting with the first?
Easier, 13 Qns, stedman, Jan 05 22
Easier
stedman
Jan 05 22
320 plays
42.
    Wild Birds UK: A Bag of British Birds A Bag of British Birds top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Britain has a large and diverse population of birds, from the smallest wren to the largest eagle. Neither of these appear in this quiz, but hopefully you will recognise most of those that do.
Easier, 10 Qns, stedman, Feb 24 15
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Category: Wild Birds UK
Easier
stedman
1124 plays
43.
   Flags and Symbols: A Life On The Ocean Wave 2  Signal Flags A Life On The Ocean Wave 2 - Signal Flags best quiz - 15 questions - 4 mins
I am the signal officer aboard a merchant vessel; can you decipher the message that I have sent you? Knowledge of the phonetic alphabet will be helpful and the letters in my message will spell the answer to the final question.
Easier, 15 Qns, stedman, Jun 06 22
Easier
stedman
Jun 06 22
748 plays
44.
  How To Win At Board Games best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
There are lots of entertaining board games, but it's a good idea to know what you have to do to win. Can you match each game with its objective?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, stedman, Feb 24 21
Category: Board Games
Very Easy
stedman
Feb 24 21
670 plays
45.
  Basic Life Support (BLS) For Beginners popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
All Emergency Medical Services (EMS) practitioners need to know about Basic Life Support (BLS) procedures. It may sound tricky, but much of emergency medicine is plain old common sense!
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Jan 22 22
Category: CPR/First Aid
Average
stedman
Jan 22 22
429 plays
46.
  Animals in Video Games: Untitled Animal Video Game Quiz Untitled Animal Video Game Quiz popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
Almost from the start, video games have featured a range of crazy animals. What do you know about just ten of them?
Easier, 10 Qns, stedman, Feb 10 21
Easier
stedman
Feb 10 21
336 plays
47.
  People Rhymes 5 - Updated popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
I give you a sentence that includes a famous person's first name, and a clue to a word that rhymes with their surname. Write the surname first, followed by the rhyming word. Example: Is 45th American president Donald a little chubby? Answer: Trump plump
Easier, 10 Qns, stedman, Feb 01 22
Category: Rhymes
Easier
stedman
Feb 01 22
445 plays
48.
  In Common: Their End Is Nigh Their End Is Nigh top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
When you've reached the age of 100, you've got to admit that your best years are probably behind you. Here's a quiz about some distinguished people who made it to that significant milestone.
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Feb 22 16
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9,10
Category: In Common
Average
stedman
1145 plays
49.
   Southwest England: The Magic of Cornwall The Magic of Cornwall top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
There is certainly something special about the English county of Cornwall. Famous for such culinary delicacies as seafood, pasties and clotted cream, what else do you know about its many attractions?
Easier, 10 Qns, stedman, Oct 21 15
Easier
stedman
786 plays
50.
  Gilliam Terry: The Crazy Cinematic World of Terry Gilliam The Crazy Cinematic World of Terry Gilliam great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Terry Gilliam is much more than the man behind the crazy animations for "Monty Python's Flying Circus". This quiz looks at his important (if somewhat eccentric) career as a film-maker. Note - some questions require a little behind-the-scenes knowledge.
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Feb 21 16
Category: Gilliam, Terry
Average
stedman
502 plays
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