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zorba_scank has been a FunTrivia author since Apr 27 04 and has written 562 quizzes. zorba_scank writes for many different categories, but is most active in Brain Teasers, General Knowledge, and Geography, and has won 4 Editor's Choice awards on submitted quizzes.

  • has earned 25,863 excellent quiz ratings from quiz takers.
  • has adopted / renovated 7 quizzes that required editing work to date.
  • last seen online Jan 31 23, and most recent quiz went online Jan 28 23.

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Quizzes / Other Works Authored by zorba_scank
1.
  Literature - By the Numbers editor best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Arrange these books in increasing order of the numbers that appear in their title.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jan 15 23
Category: Literary Titles
Average
zorba_scank
Jan 15 23
273 plays
2.
  Mixed Sites by Theme: Destinations Undiscovered Destinations Undiscovered editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Take a quick world tour, stopping at sites that were lost or unknown to the Western World for many years.
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Sep 25 22
Easier
zorba_scank
Sep 25 22
324 plays
3.
  Christie Tri-Bond editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
I'll give you three Agatha Christie novels and you try to pick what they have in common. Caution: SPOILERS.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Mar 14 10
Category: Christie, Agatha
Average
zorba_scank
4714 plays
4.
  The Spiral Dance editor best quiz popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
This Commission title immediately brought to mind the 'whirling dervishes'. Take this quiz to get to know more about them.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jul 26 20
Average
zorba_scank
Jul 26 20
261 plays
5.
  King of the Keyboard great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Keyboard Shortcuts
Try these quick shortcuts the next time you use one of the Microsoft Office suite of products.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Dec 26 22
Category: Science for Kids
Very Easy
zorba_scank
Dec 26 22
171 plays
6.
  Hits of 1999 - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is a reworked version of the original quiz by prolific author Vermic. Can you pick the right word to complete the song title?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jan 11 23
Category: Music from 1999
Very Easy
zorba_scank
Jan 11 23
409 plays
7.
  It Happened in 1900 - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here are some interesting events that marked the start of the new century.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jan 10 23
Category: 1900s History
Very Easy
zorba_scank
Jan 10 23
378 plays
8.
  Celebrity Twister - 10 questions - 3 mins
Figure out the celebrity's first name from the clue and then match it with the word that rhymes with it. Eg. "Fresh Prince of Philadelphia" matches with Pill. Will Smith starred in the sitcom in the question.
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jan 17 23
Category: Rhymes
Easier
zorba_scank
Jan 17 23
332 plays
9.
  The Former Soviet Republics - 10 questions - 3 mins
When the Soviet Union dissolved in 1991, 15 independent states were created. This quiz covers ten of them. Match the fact with the correct country.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jan 21 23
Average
zorba_scank
Jan 21 23
138 plays
10.
  Idiomatic Anatomy - 10 questions - 3 mins
Pick the body part that completes the popular idiom.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jan 28 23
Very Easy
zorba_scank
Jan 28 23
320 plays
11.
  Thinking Outside the Box top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
These scientists definitely thought outside the box to come up with these inventions. Can you match the scientist to their invention?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Dec 02 22
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9
Category: Science for Kids
Very Easy
zorba_scank
Dec 02 22
423 plays
12.
  Blowin' in the Wind - 10 questions - 3 mins
Types of Wind
Here are some well-known winds of the world. Can you sort them into the correct continent?
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jan 07 23
Category: Winds
Average
zorba_scank
Jan 07 23
126 plays
13.
  It Takes Two great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Two Word Country Names
All of these countries have names which include two words. Can you match these facts with the correct country?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jan 02 23
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9
Very Easy
zorba_scank
Jan 02 23
423 plays
14.
  Mixed Word Puzzles: Canadian Conundrums Canadian Conundrums - 10 questions - 5 mins
A quick trip through Canada, one puzzle at a time.
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jan 07 23
Category: Mixed Word Puzzles
Easier
zorba_scank
Jan 07 23
200 plays
15.
  Ten Days to Celebrate! great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Travel the world one holiday at a time! Match these holidays to the countries where they are celebrated. Some holidays may seem to fit for more than one country but there is only one complete solution.
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jul 06 22
Category: Holidays - General
Easier
zorba_scank
Jul 06 22
677 plays
16.
  Number Phrases: 10 P in a Q Puzzles in a Quiz 10 P in a Q (Puzzles in a Quiz) - 10 questions - 2 mins
Can you figure out these popular expressions from the clues? The pictures may help you out.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Sep 07 22
Category: Number Phrases
Very Easy
zorba_scank
Sep 07 22
534 plays
17.
  Generally Speaking of Hands popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
Hands have popped up in different categories of Quizzyland. Raise your hand and take this quiz if you'd like to know more.
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jun 04 22
Category: Thematic Hands
Easier
zorba_scank
Jun 04 22
384 plays
18.
  Ten Things I Hate About Ewe best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Corporal Slag decided to take the plunge and finally write a quiz about his favourite movies. Unfortunately he seems to have got into a tangle with homophones. Can you figure out the correct answer from the misspelled options?
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Nov 12 14
Category: Movies Word Play
Easier
zorba_scank
9145 plays
19.
  Mixed: Try Some Trivia Try Some Trivia! top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
A bunch of questions on random topics. Not all photos are clues.
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Feb 01 22
Category: Mixed
Easier
zorba_scank
Feb 01 22
2410 plays
20.
  Mixed Sites in Europe: I Recommend a Trip to Poland I Recommend a Trip to Poland best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
A holiday to this lovely country took me by surprise. While it may not be as popular as some of the other European countries, Poland has a lot to offer visitors and is definitely well worth a visit.
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Sep 24 18
Easier
zorba_scank
Sep 24 18
1820 plays
21.
  Renamed in India top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A number of Indian cities and territories have been renamed over the years, mostly in an effort to erase the supposed 'colonial hangover'. This quiz deals with some of the more popular name changes over the years.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Aug 03 20
Category: India
Average
zorba_scank
Aug 03 20
11866 plays
22.
  Jack or Not popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Jack seems to feature quite often in nursery rhymes and fairy tales. Sort these snippets based on whether the rhyme features a character named Jack or not.
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jan 15 22
Recommended for grades: 4,5,6,7,8
Category: Books for Kids
Easier
zorba_scank
Jan 15 22
518 plays
23.
  Love, Duplicately best quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
Sometimes Indian film makers are too lazy to come up with an original script and decide to just rent a Hollywood hit and reproduce it scene by scene. I'll give you the plot of a romantic Hindi film and you guess the Hollywood 'inspiration' behind it.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Dec 23 10
Category: Love in Movies
Average
zorba_scank
8480 plays
24.
  Our World for Kids: Magic Carpet Ride Magic Carpet Ride great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Hop aboard the magic carpet and fly to different lands. Can you identify each country from the clues and the photo?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Apr 06 19
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8
Category: Our World for Kids
Very Easy
zorba_scank
Apr 06 19
722 plays
25.
  Mixed Sites by Theme: I See White I See White great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
A whirlwind tour visiting tourist attractions across the world all of which have one thing in common - the colour white.
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Aug 26 20
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Easier
zorba_scank
Aug 26 20
679 plays
26.
  The Third Man popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Pick the third man that would complete the trio. Some answers may seem to fit more than one question but there is only one complete solution.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Feb 20 22
Very Easy
zorba_scank
Feb 20 22
388 plays
27.
  The Wind That Shakes the Curtains top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Under the arclights, behind the scenes or sometimes both, these talented men and women brought much joy to their audiences before their final curtain call.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jan 24 23
Very Easy
zorba_scank
Jan 24 23
1729 plays
28.
  Bible People: The Crooked Path The Crooked Path popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
There were some good people in the Bible who erred and strayed on the wrong path at times. There were others who were just plain bad. This quiz features both types.
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Nov 13 14
Category: Bible People
Easier
zorba_scank
1311 plays
29.
  A Challenge for Children top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
These are amazing feats at any age. What makes them even more incredible is the young age at which these were achieved. Match the achiever to the achievement.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Aug 01 20
Recommended for grades: 1,2,3,4,5
Category: In Common
Very Easy
zorba_scank
Aug 01 20
835 plays
30.
  Connect the Colours #3 great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Another round of matching colours and words to form commonly used terms. Watch out for answers that seem to fit more than one colour; there is only one complete solution.
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, May 09 20
Category: Rainbow Mixture
Easier
zorba_scank
May 09 20
2886 plays
31.
  Tipping the Scales best quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
A challenge by PDAZ on the Author chatboard got me thinking about different idioms and words using 'tip'. Here are ten of them.
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Mar 02 11
Easier
zorba_scank
6552 plays
32.
  Where on Earth: I See Red I See Red great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
From natural wonders to man-made creations, all these sights display varying shades of red. Can you guess where these are from the clues and pictures?
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Oct 13 15
Recommended for grades: 9,10,11,12
Category: Where on Earth?
Easier
zorba_scank
1159 plays
33.
  All About Her - Movie Edition top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
All of these movies have female names in the titles. Can you match the movie with the actress playing the role?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, May 17 17
Very Easy
zorba_scank
May 17 17
1873 plays
34.
  Go for Gold popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Gold has made its way into many different idioms in the English language. Here are just ten of them.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Mar 13 22
Category: Colors in Idiom
Very Easy
zorba_scank
Mar 13 22
880 plays
35.
  Travelling Through the US great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
A quick tour of the United States, visiting both real and fictional places.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Feb 15 21
Category: Mixed USA
Very Easy
zorba_scank
Feb 15 21
1213 plays
36.
  Where on Earth: I See Blue I See Blue great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Travel the world with this quiz and take in these beautiful sights, all of which have one thing in common - the colour blue.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, May 13 19
Category: Where on Earth?
Average
zorba_scank
May 13 19
425 plays
37.
  Nursery Rhymes: Some Folks Dont Go Crazy Enough Some Folks Don't Go Crazy Enough great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
..but there are others who more than make up for them. These nursery rhyme characters belong to the second group. How many of these crazy characters do you know?
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Sep 12 20
Recommended for grades: 3,4
Category: Nursery Rhymes
Easier
zorba_scank
Sep 12 20
980 plays
38.
  Countries in Fractured Form top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Try to identify the ten countries given in fractured form.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Oct 19 19
Average
zorba_scank
Oct 19 19
7775 plays
39.
  Amazing Harbours Where the Winds Blow best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Enjoy the cool sea breeze along with the sights, as the Four Winds take you on yet another amazing journey visiting coastal cities across the world.
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jul 16 14
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10
Category: Where on Earth?
Easier
zorba_scank
5198 plays
40.
  Movies Word Play: Sometimes Its Okay to Be Lazy Sometimes It's Okay to Be Lazy popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Taking a cue from the title, all the vowels in these movie titles have taken the day off. Can you guess the movie names only with the consonants? There are photos and a few clues to help you out.
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jan 21 15
Category: Movies Word Play
Easier
zorba_scank
1071 plays
41.
  At the End of the Rainbow top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Rainbows are found everywhere from mythology to politics. See how many of these rainbow connections you know.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Sep 03 18
Category: Thematic Nature
Very Easy
zorba_scank
Sep 03 18
1689 plays
42.
  Blown Away by the Four Winds best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The Four Winds have nothing to do with the havoc wrought by storms in these ten Hollywood films. Do accompany us though and see if you remember these movies where important plot twists and turns took place during a storm.
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jan 16 12
Easier
zorba_scank
4033 plays
43.
  Healing, Traditionally - 10 questions - 3 mins
Before we had modern medicine, people around the world had developed their own methods of treating different illnesses. Here's a look at some of these practices.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Dec 26 21
Category: Thematic Verbs
Average
zorba_scank
Dec 26 21
479 plays
44.
  A Geological Tour of the World best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
While visiting a few natural wonders, which are famous tourist attractions around the world, let's take a look at the geological processes that led to their formation.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Oct 12 22
Category: Earth Science
Average
zorba_scank
Oct 12 22
8470 plays
45.
  Europe  Travel: Europe without the Euro Europe without the Euro great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Want to visit Europe but don't have any Euros? Why don't you check out some of these sites in countries which do not use the Euro (2015 data)?
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Apr 30 22
Category: Europe - Travel
Average
zorba_scank
Apr 30 22
757 plays
46.
  Geology: A Geological Tour of Australia A Geological Tour of Australia best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Australia's natural beauty is breathtaking. Come with me on a tour of this amazing country and learn a bit about the science behind its natural wonders.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Apr 16 19
Category: Geology
Average
zorba_scank
Apr 16 19
296 plays
47.
  I've Got a Harp great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
All these words contain the word 'harp'. Can you match them with the correct definitions?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Apr 22 21
Very Easy
zorba_scank
Apr 22 21
1144 plays
48.
  Not That EZ top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
But not that hard either. Here are ten question all of which have something to do with words beginning with Z.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Oct 04 20
Category: Y - Z
Average
zorba_scank
Oct 04 20
4995 plays
49.
  Mixed Word Puzzles: A Peruvian Puzzle A Peruvian Puzzle popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
A mixed bag of puzzles with the common theme being the country of Peru.
Easier, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Feb 17 21
Category: Mixed Word Puzzles
Easier
zorba_scank
Feb 17 21
342 plays
50.
  Another One Bites the Dust great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here are ten celebrities who were unable to maintain their carefully cultivated public personas for long.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Dec 31 12
Very Easy
zorba_scank
2429 plays
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