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wjames has been a FunTrivia author since Sep 27 12 and has written 104 quizzes. wjames is a generalist author, preferring to author quizzes across all categories, with the most common being Geography, Television, and General Knowledge, and has won 1 Editor's Choice award on submitted quizzes.

  • has earned 3,325 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • has adopted / renovated 1 quiz that required editing work to date.
  • last seen online Mar 01 24, and most recent quiz went online Jan 21 24.

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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by wjames
1.
  Red Sky at Night, Sailor's Delight editor best quiz   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Various appearances of the color red in the nautical world. May be difficult for landlubbers.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Oct 15 14
Category: Red
Average
wjames
1200 plays
2.
  Category Jambalaya    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Adopted quiz, original author Snowbird, a member of FT Class 0 who last visited in 2006. Original had 20 questions from Weekly Games, this update contains questions from each of the 20 quiz categories.
Easier, 20 Qns, wjames, Jan 21 24
Category: Mixed 20 Questions
Easier
wjames
Jan 21 24
410 plays
3.
  TV Towns   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Mainly U.S. television shows, match the fictional town.
Easier, 10 Qns, wjames, Jul 22 23
Category: Locations
Easier
wjames
Jul 22 23
293 plays
4.
First Second Third and Last: End of the Line
  End of the Line   top quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Various people, events and things that are the last of their kind -- the end of the line.
Easier, 10 Qns, wjames, Apr 30 15
Easier
wjames
2259 plays
5.
   Quotes by Celebrities: Celebrities Out of the Box
  Celebrities Out of the Box    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Celebrities often use their fame to advance certain causes or points of view. Here are a few such utterances.
Easier, 10 Qns, wjames, Sep 24 15
Easier
wjames
1212 plays
6.
Bodies of Water Photo Quizzes: Unnatural Waters
  Unnatural Waters   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
A quiz about man-made waterways of the world.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Jan 08 16
Average
wjames
610 plays
7.
Specific Topic Mixes: Islamic History
  Islamic History    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Historical events in the Islamic world.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Aug 23 16
Average
wjames
424 plays
8.
   Who Said It: Truth Be Told
  Truth Be Told   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Quotes about truth from famous people. The images give a clue to the correct answer.
Easier, 10 Qns, wjames, Aug 17 14
Category: Who Said It?
Easier
wjames
930 plays
9.
The Da Vinci Code: The Da Vinci Code
  What do you know about The Da Vinci Code?   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Questions about the the 2003 novel by Dan Brown.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Aug 05 20
Category: The Da Vinci Code
Average
wjames
Aug 05 20
941 plays
10.
Military Equipment: Youre In the Army Now
  You're In the Army Now   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Unique army units and soldiers across the globe and across the ages.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Dec 31 14
Category: Military Equipment
Average
wjames
962 plays
11.
Egypt: Egypt World Crossroads
  Egypt, World Crossroads   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Ancient Egyptian history is fairly well known; here are some other times when Egypt was the center of the world stage.
Easier, 10 Qns, wjames, Jul 08 18
Category: Egypt
Easier
wjames
Jul 08 18
238 plays
12.
Cash Johnny: Classic Cash
  Classic Cash    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
I hope the pictures help you figure out which Johnny Cash tune is being described.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Sep 03 16
Category: Cash, Johnny
Average
wjames
688 plays
13.
  "Breaking Bad" Good Guys   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Very few of the "Breaking Bad" characters were wholly "good", but these are the best of the "bad". Match the character with their identifying characteristics.
Easier, 10 Qns, wjames, Jul 09 17
Category: Breaking Bad
Easier
wjames
Jul 09 17
668 plays
14.
USA Photo Quizzes: US National Forests
  U.S. National Forests   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
For my 50th quiz, we'll tour the 50 U.S. states, sampling some fine U.S. forests.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Sep 03 14
Category: USA Photo Quizzes
Average
wjames
727 plays
15.
  Breaking Bad Guys   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the bad guy from the excellent AMC series "Breaking Bad" with something unique to them.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Aug 27 19
Category: Breaking Bad
Average
wjames
Aug 27 19
622 plays
16.
  Why Am I So Tired?   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Most adults experience unusual fatigue or sleepiness at some point in their life; this quiz is about some of the major causes and treatments.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Mar 08 16
Category: Health Issues
Average
wjames
1708 plays
17.
  Down Town   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I'll give you the name of a feature found in the "down town" area of various world cities, you give me the name of the city.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Nov 03 14
Average
wjames
1735 plays
18.
  He Done Her Wrong   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Women throughout the ages and the men that did them wrong.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Jan 25 14
Category: Other People
Average
wjames
2233 plays
19.
 US Military: Ratings of the US Coast Guard  Navy
  Ratings of the U.S. Coast Guard & Navy    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Enlisted specialty ("rating") marks used or previously used in the U.S. Coast Guard & Navy.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Jul 13 22
Category: U.S. Military
Average
wjames
Jul 13 22
463 plays
20.
  Charitable Celebs   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
After winning fame on the big or small screen, these stars promoted charitable causes. Match the celeb with the charity, some with clues of their area of focus.
Easier, 10 Qns, wjames, Mar 06 18
Easier
wjames
Mar 06 18
491 plays
21.
Volcanoes: Head For the Hills
  Head For the Hills   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Volcanoes are some of the most spectacular and beautiful land forms on Earth. Their violent eruptions often cause humans to "head for the hills", or perhaps, head AWAY from the hills. This quiz covers some common and not-so-common volcanic features.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Jan 11 15
Category: Volcanoes
Average
wjames
572 plays
22.
US Coast Guard: Famous US Coast Guardsmen
  Famous U.S. Coast Guardsmen   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Some of the more famous people who served in the U.S. Coast Guard.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Jul 20 22
Category: U.S. Coast Guard
Average
wjames
Jul 20 22
476 plays
23.
Specific Topic Animal Trivia: Illegal Animal Trade
  Illegal Animal Trade   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
A survey of the profitable and growing illegal international trade in animals and animal products.
Tough, 10 Qns, wjames, Aug 16 20
Tough
wjames
Aug 16 20
614 plays
24.
  Ozark   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Not the mountains of my home state, but a quiz about the 2017 Netflix TV series starring Laura Linney and Jason Bateman.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Sep 24 17
Category: O
Average
wjames
Sep 24 17
509 plays
25.
Colours Photo Quizzes: Silver  Gray All the Way
  Silver & Gray, All the Way    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
The exciting world of silver and gray.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Sep 18 16
Average
wjames
533 plays
26.
  City Celebrations   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the city with the festival/celebration. I hope there are enough other clues to help with some of the more obscure events and locations.
Easier, 10 Qns, wjames, Oct 11 16
Category: Holidays - General
Easier
wjames
742 plays
27.
Place Names: Multicultural Alaska
  Multicultural Alaska    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Alaska is a huge land, plenty of room for diverse place names from many cultures.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Nov 15 16
Category: Place Names
Average
wjames
261 plays
28.
  Naval Forces: Warships of the World
  Warships of the World    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
A variety of ships and navies of the world maritime powers.
Tough, 10 Qns, wjames, Sep 16 14
Category: Naval Forces
Tough
wjames
639 plays
29.
South America Photo Quizzes: South America by Highway
  South America by Highway    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
A tour of some of the locales along the South American portion of the Pan-American Highway & branches.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Oct 19 14
Average
wjames
264 plays
30.
  Youth Lit Characters    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Easy peasy - match the character with the book they appear in.
Easier, 10 Qns, wjames, Oct 22 21
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9,10
Easier
wjames
Oct 22 21
380 plays
31.
  U.S Hamburger Chains   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A survey of U.S. national and regional hamburger restaurants, NOT including the media giant chains. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Dec 30 15
Category: Fast Food
Average
wjames
2408 plays
32.
 Mixed Japan: Japanese Buffet
  Japanese Buffet    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
All (ok, MOST) things Japanese, all in one convenient quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Jun 15 16
Category: Mixed Japan
Average
wjames
280 plays
33.
  Food Fads - 1960s America   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Popular food & drink that originated in the 1960s, some of which survive today and some that don't.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, May 05 14
Average
wjames
1504 plays
34.
  English Towns of the RNLI   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is a charity that provides water rescue all over the U.K. and Ireland. See if you can identify these locations of RNLI stations, with perhaps some extra clues tossed in.
Easier, 10 Qns, wjames, Nov 14 21
Category: England
Easier
wjames
Nov 14 21
571 plays
35.
  What Does That U.S. State Name Mean?   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ten U.S. states whose names weren't recycled from Europe. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Jan 29 14
Average
wjames
1841 plays
36.
  Saturday Morning TV: 60s & 70s America   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A blast from (my) past of a few favorite, although perhaps lesser-known, Saturday TV shows.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Sep 10 14
Category: Mixture: Animated
Average
wjames
789 plays
37.
  Fighting Talk   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Famous quotes by famous military leaders or about world conflicts. Author's Challenge title by poshprice.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Dec 31 14
Category: Military Leaders
Average
wjames
1136 plays
38.
Household Items: Grandpas PEDs
  Grandpa's PEDs    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
PEDs = Personal Electronic Devices. Here are ten your grandpa, pa or maybe even YOU used "back in the day".
Tough, 10 Qns, wjames, Oct 01 16
Category: Household Items
Tough
wjames
523 plays
39.
  Fascinating Cardiovascular Facts   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here is my attempt to cover the highlights of the human cardiovascular system in ten questions.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Apr 17 18
Average
wjames
Apr 17 18
474 plays
40.
  Fa La La La La...   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I'm certain that we all have song lyrics that we are uncertain of: here are a few of my favorites, see if you can pick the correct ones. Authors Challenge title by kyleisalive - thanks Kyle! (Or is it Mr. /Ms. Alive?)
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Oct 13 20
Average
wjames
Oct 13 20
927 plays
41.
  Unusual TV Workplaces   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Some of the more unusual TV workplaces over the years -- don't expect to see offices, restaurants or hospitals! Match the U.S. TV show character with their place of work.
Easier, 10 Qns, wjames, Jul 26 16
Category: The Workplace
Easier
wjames
708 plays
42.
  Mountain Guys   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
People associated with mountains.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Jul 20 18
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10,11,12
Category: Who Am I?
Average
wjames
Jul 20 18
501 plays
43.
  "Shameless" Intro Seasons 1-3    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
One of my favorite TV shows, and I'm surprised to see there are no quizzes on this excellent US version. Questions and information deal with the first three seasons. SPOILER ALERT! Enjoy and please RATE this quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Feb 08 17
Category: Shameless
Average
wjames
1553 plays
44.
  Poet's Lines    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Trying something new for my 100th quiz, my first foray into poetry. Please match the author with the (hopefully) recognizable lines from their famous poem.
Easier, 10 Qns, wjames, Aug 26 18
Category: Name the Poet
Easier
wjames
Aug 26 18
471 plays
45.
  Stormy Entertainment   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Storms - hurricanes, typhoons, tornadoes -- are powerful and memorable weather events, and they often figure prominently in various forms of entertainment.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Jun 22 21
Average
wjames
Jun 22 21
378 plays
46.
  2010: The Movies    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Oughta be an easy one: match the movie released in 2010 with a star of that movie.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Dec 19 16
Category: 2010s Movies
Average
wjames
735 plays
47.
  The Usual Suspects   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The Usual Suspects Team presents some historical events and ask you to finger the Usual Suspect that may be responsible.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Jan 14 18
Category: Mixed People
Average
wjames
Jan 14 18
446 plays
48.
  Battle Scenes    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Match the movie to the featured historical battle or war.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Feb 27 18
Category: War in Movies
Average
wjames
Feb 27 18
311 plays
49.
  The Night Sky   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Some of the beautiful and intriguing things you can see on a clear, dark night.
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Jan 17 14
Category: Astronomy
Average
wjames
1890 plays
50.
  Movies Lost in Translation   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Each of these movies has dialogue in a language other than English. Match the movie with the second language. Considering the location of the movie or the nationality of the main characters may help you
Average, 10 Qns, wjames, Jun 19 16
Average
wjames
355 plays
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