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stuthehistoryguy has been a FunTrivia author since Aug 11 04 and has written 138 quizzes. stuthehistoryguy is a generalist author, preferring to author quizzes across all categories, with the most common being History, Music, and General Knowledge, and has won 12 Editor's Choice awards on submitted quizzes.

  • has earned 24,171 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.

Bio: The Oxford Comma: learn it, live it, love it.
Hobbies: I cut down trees, I skips and jumps, I like to press wildflowers.
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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by stuthehistoryguy
1.
  Sludge Around Quizzyland editor best quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Whosoever loves life must also love sludge, for sludge is the stuff that life is made of! Here are 20 questions about sludge - one from each Quizzyland category.
Difficult, 20 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Feb 01 22
Category: Thematic Fun
Difficult
stuthehistoryguy
Feb 01 22
74484 plays
2.
  If They Made a Movie ... editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
For each of these historical questions, pick the movie title that provides the best answer. Good luck!
Difficult, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Aug 15 06
Category: Difficult History
Difficult
stuthehistoryguy
20845 plays
3.
  Danny Boy editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
D'ye remember that most beloved of tunes, lads and lassies? Sing it wi' me, then!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Nov 25 07
Category: Irish Music
Very Easy
stuthehistoryguy
7073 plays
4.
  John Wayne for People Who Hate John Wayne editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Recently, a well-respected Funtrivia.com personality remarked that he had been unable to sit through "any but one" John Wayne movie. Gatsby, this quiz is for you.
Easier, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Dec 15 21
Category: Wayne, John
Easier
stuthehistoryguy
Dec 15 21
4573 plays
5.
  The Dogs of War editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz on the dogs who have faced battle throughout time.
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Oct 10 11
Category: War History
Average
stuthehistoryguy
4153 plays
6.
  Good Deeds of Bad Men editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A tip of the hat to the occasional decent acts performed by leaders of organized crime. Although they may have been quite genuine in their more admirable work, we should hesitate before pronouncing any of them truly honorable.
Tough, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Jul 19 07
Tough
stuthehistoryguy
5867 plays
7.
  Vampires of the Enlightenment editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Paradoxical as it may seem, the proudly rational era of the 18th century was also the heyday of popular belief in vampires.
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Dec 24 12
Average
stuthehistoryguy
4241 plays
8.
  Wanna Change Alignment? editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz on the ethical mores of playing characters consistently in the Dungeons and Dragons system.
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Apr 29 23
Average
stuthehistoryguy
Apr 29 23
3402 plays
9.
  Nikki Giovanni editor best quiz   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
What was forgotten in the terrible tragedy at Virginia Tech is that one of the professors who tried to stop it, Nikki Giovanni, is one of our greatest living poets. A tribute.
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, May 02 07
Category: People E-G
Average
stuthehistoryguy
1656 plays
10.
  Atari Coin-Op: The Greatest Hits editor best quiz   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
If you were a mall-bound adolescent in the early 1980s, these classic video diversions were your first taste of the digital world. How much do you remember about these great games?
Tough, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Sep 13 06
Tough
stuthehistoryguy
5617 plays
11.
  Anna Nicole Smith - The Model editor best quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Lost in the morass of celebrity gossip and reality show hype is the fact that Anna Nicole Smith was one of the revolutionary models of her time. A quiz in tribute to this beautiful lady.
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Jun 07 22
Average
stuthehistoryguy
Jun 07 22
3954 plays
12.
  The Infancy Gospel of Thomas editor best quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This "lost gospel" recounts some entertaining (and potentially enlightening) stories about Jesus' childhood. Take this quiz to find out more!
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Jan 01 24
Average
stuthehistoryguy
Jan 01 24
2098 plays
13.
  The Worst Trivia Quiz of All Time   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In a recent Quiz Makers' Guild meeting, several "bad" sorts of questions were identified. By way of example, I, the humble Stuthehistoryguy, offer this quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Nov 22 21
Average
stuthehistoryguy
Nov 22 21
82433 plays
14.
  African Lands   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Name the countries from the clues given. This quiz is aimed at the beginner, but old hands might learn a little, too. Have fun!
Easier, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Jul 03 12
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Category: Africa
Easier
stuthehistoryguy
13012 plays
15.
  Fractured Fiends - Vampire Puzzlers!   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz of fractured terms, all relating to vampires in some way. Sound them out, follow the hints, and score!
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Apr 24 13
Category: Fractured Words
Average
stuthehistoryguy
14930 plays
16.
  Man's Best (Fractured) Friend   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz of fractured terms, all relating to dogs in some way. Sound them out, follow the hints, and score!
Easier, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Feb 21 22
Category: Fractured Animals
Easier
stuthehistoryguy
Feb 21 22
8898 plays
17.
  Fractured Physiology   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I give you a physiology term in fractured form, you give me the standard version. For example: "Dope a mean" = dopamine. Here's hoping you don't break your...no, that pun is too obvious. Terribly sorry.
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Feb 21 22
Category: Fractured Science
Average
stuthehistoryguy
Feb 21 22
14585 plays
18.
  Mysterious Monsters   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Identify 10 legendary beings that have scared people since the dawn of time. If you frighten easily, just repeat to yourself: "It's only a quiz, it's only a quiz...."
Very Easy, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Aug 18 09
Very Easy
stuthehistoryguy
7463 plays
19.
  An All-Time Baseball Roster   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
My picks for American baseball's all-time team. See if you can spot these immortals from the descriptions given. Let the arguments begin!
Average, 15 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Nov 11 21
Category: Baseball
Average
stuthehistoryguy
Nov 11 21
6147 plays
20.
  My True Love Guild to Me - 12th Day   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Quiz Maker Guild author Stuthehistoryguy has wrapped a Christmas quiz gift of "Twelve Drummers Drumming". Be assured that any of these fine fellows would be a welcome addition to your holiday band!
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Jan 08 09
Average
stuthehistoryguy
9401 plays
21.
  An Easy Quizzle of Your General Knizzle   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
OK, I'm going to try to write an "easy" quiz without being dumb. Wish me luck!
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Feb 01 22
Category: Mixed
Average
stuthehistoryguy
Feb 01 22
12255 plays
22.
  Badges and Other Symbols of the Holocaust   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz asks you to assume to role of a recent deportee to a concentration camp and interpret your surroundings based on your knowledge of Holocaust symbolism.
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Apr 07 13
Category: Holocaust
Average
stuthehistoryguy
8787 plays
23.
  Why Georgia?   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
One of the most profound questions historians ask is "Why?" This quiz attempts to answer that question across various episodes of Georgian history. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Oct 02 13
Category: European
Average
stuthehistoryguy
3262 plays
24.
  The Good Samaritan   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz on Jesus' classic parable of compassion. All scripture references NRSV.
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Jul 08 11
Category: Luke
Average
stuthehistoryguy
4970 plays
25.
  Will This Book Ever Get Written?   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
As some Funtrivia regulars know, I'm writing a book on world history - among other things. This quiz goes over some of the periods I'm working on. Hopefully you'll like the material half as much as I do!
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Jun 28 23
Category: World History
Average
stuthehistoryguy
Jun 28 23
7890 plays
26.
  Fractured Physiology 2.0   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I give you a physiology term in fractured form, you give me the standard version. For example: "Ought own amok" = "Autonomic". They get better - I promise!
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Feb 21 22
Category: Fractured Science
Average
stuthehistoryguy
Feb 21 22
10211 plays
27.
  The Great Vampire Films   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz on the undead legends of the silver screen.
Tough, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Aug 22 12
Category: Vampire Movies
Tough
stuthehistoryguy
5494 plays
28.
  Notable Unitarians and Universalists   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Since contemporary Unitarian Universalists do not have any particular creed, they tend to identify with examples of how their forebears have lived. This quiz covers some well-known UU forerunners.
Average, 15 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Sep 10 11
Average
stuthehistoryguy
1328 plays
29.
  My Favorite NFL Players 2.0   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz covers players I have read about, watched on film, grown up with, and watched as an adult. A couple of these are lesser-known, but a solid football fan should be able to sort them out.
Easier, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Aug 24 13
Category: American Football
Easier
stuthehistoryguy
1795 plays
30.
  Croatia: A Historical Landscape   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz on the people, events, and movements that have shaped this land.
Easier, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Mar 24 14
Category: Croatia
Easier
stuthehistoryguy
4360 plays
31.
  Cameroon: A Historical Landscape   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz on the people, events, and movements that have shaped this land.
Easier, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Aug 27 14
Category: African
Easier
stuthehistoryguy
3025 plays
32.
  The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The pieces, places, and people that make up this nation of Southeast Europe, now called North Macedonia.
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Sep 15 22
Category: Macedonia
Average
stuthehistoryguy
Sep 15 22
2818 plays
33.
  The Gastronomic Guild Gets Goofy   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Nine great Quiz Makers Guild authors - and I - pitched together some of our more esoteric food ideas for this quiz. Please keep in mind that what is probably the tastiest dish here involves saintly dismemberment. Bon appetit!
Difficult, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Jul 07 13
Category: Incredible Edibles
Difficult
stuthehistoryguy
6729 plays
34.
  Roadside America 2.0 - Reclaim Your Vacation!   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
More fun destinations for folks who dare to vacation the way THEY want to!
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Feb 04 17
Category: USA - Travel
Average
stuthehistoryguy
4655 plays
35.
  My 2013 Reading Challenge   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I set myself a challenge in 2013 to read more novels, especially those I had skirted as a student. This quiz covers some of the best.
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Feb 20 22
Category: Name the Book
Average
stuthehistoryguy
Feb 20 22
3007 plays
36.
  Colombia: The Good With The Bad   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz on the ups and downs of Colombian history and culture.
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Oct 12 11
Category: Colombia
Average
stuthehistoryguy
3354 plays
37.
  Batman: The Killing Joke   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Originally published in 1988, Alan Moore's "The Killing Joke" (drawn by Brian Bolland) was a turning point for Batman as a character, and arguably for comics as a whole.
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Jun 29 21
Category: Batman
Average
stuthehistoryguy
Jun 29 21
2048 plays
38.
  "The Venture Brothers" - Who Said It?   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz on the Cartoon Network's Adult Swim series "The Venture Brothers" asking the player to match memorable quotes to their respective characters. You may like the quotes even if you're not a fan.
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Jul 13 07
Average
stuthehistoryguy
853 plays
39.
  Jazz Styles   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz on the major movements of America's music.
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Jan 02 23
Category: Jazz
Average
stuthehistoryguy
Jan 02 23
1379 plays
40.
  "Caddyshack": The Graduate Seminar   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz for those who want to go beyond the surface of this classic comedy. You can try it if you're a casual fan, but this is a good deal more challenging, intellectually and spiritually, than "Caddyshack 101".
Tough, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Sep 25 09
Category: Caddyshack .
Tough
stuthehistoryguy
3781 plays
41.
  FYR Macedonia: Modern is the New Ancient   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz on the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, aka FYROM or FYR Macedonia. It became the Republic of North Macedonia in February 2019.
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, May 11 17
Category: European
Average
stuthehistoryguy
May 11 17
2868 plays
42.
  Dead Parrots Across the Ages   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The famed "Dead Parrot" sketch, in all its glory. Questions from both the canonical first airing and its many later performances and homages are included.
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Apr 25 21
Category: Monty Python
Average
stuthehistoryguy
Apr 25 21
2590 plays
43.
  The Nanjing Massacre   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz about Japanese atrocities following the fall of the Chinese Republic's capital, also known as the Rape of Nanking. Though I have used discretion in writing these questions, this topic is not for the squeamish.
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Apr 01 08
Category: Pacific War
Average
stuthehistoryguy
1971 plays
44.
  The Stones, The Songs, The Stories   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In their storied careers, the Rolling Stones have created some of the most inspired music in rock history. This quiz covers the stories that provided this inspiration.
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Jun 05 07
Category: Rolling Stones
Average
stuthehistoryguy
4485 plays
45.
  Questionable Historic Sites   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is inspired by James Loewen's book "Lies Across America", which questions the way monuments present American history. In other words, historic sites do not always tell the whole truth.
Difficult, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Nov 11 06
Difficult
stuthehistoryguy
5963 plays
46.
  Miscellaneous Malawi   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Some historical trivia questions aimed at giving an overview of life in Malawi. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Aug 03 18
Category: Malawi
Average
stuthehistoryguy
Aug 03 18
3717 plays
47.
  And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
A quiz on this great anthem about the horrors of war and war's aftermath, especially as faced by the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) troops in World War I.
Average, 15 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Dec 03 21
Category: Bogle, Eric
Average
stuthehistoryguy
Dec 03 21
1899 plays
48.
  Africa, Actually   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A kids' quiz on quite the continent!
Easier, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Nov 09 08
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9
Easier
stuthehistoryguy
3009 plays
49.
  Universal's "Dracula" Series   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Between 1931 and 1948, Universal Studios produced seven films that transformed Dracula from a literary character into an icon of the mass consciousness. I hope you've enjoyed these movies as much as I have!
Tough, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, May 12 23
Tough
stuthehistoryguy
May 12 23
869 plays
50.
  Basic Baseball Strategy   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz on common moves within America's national pastime.
Average, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Oct 21 13
Category: Sports for Kids
Average
stuthehistoryguy
2818 plays
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