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98 People M-P quizzes and 1,372 People M-P trivia questions.
1.
  Slumming Angel - 10 questions - 7 mins
You've probably heard of Philip Marlow, one of vintage detective fiction's most well-known characters. But how much do you know about Raymond Chandler, the "slumming angel" behind the sarcastic prose?
Difficult, 10 Qns, gretas, Dec 31 05
Difficult
gretas
169 plays
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  Portrait of an Artist: Picasso top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is the inaugural quiz at Funtrivia about one of the most influential artists in the history of art. I hope you will learn a bit about the life and times of Pablo Picasso while playing this quiz...enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Mar 09 22
Average
thejazzkickazz gold member
Mar 09 22
1853 plays
3.
John Stuart Mill was a 19th century English philosopher who held many opinions which were radical and forward-thinking. How much do you know about his life and works?
Average, 10 Qns, doublemm, Sep 14 13
Average
doublemm gold member
208 plays
4.
  The Life and Works of Flannery O'Connor best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Flannery O'Connor was a wonderful writer of the twentieth century. Her works are among the most discussed in the literary world, due to her masterful ability to create characters that help the reader grow intellectually and spiritually.
Average, 10 Qns, trident, Aug 18 07
Average
trident editor
381 plays
5.
  Lewis Gordon Pugh: The Human Polar Bear editor best quiz popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 5 mins
Lewis Gordon Pugh is often called the Human Polar Bear due to his ability to swim in freezing waters. He's also a well known polar explorer, pioneer, environmentalist and lawyer. Here's a quick quiz (my 50th!) on his life. Good luck!
Average, 15 Qns, thegogga, Jan 26 08
Average
thegogga
1591 plays
6.
  Lord Horatio Nelson popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Lord Nelson is one of the most famous British people in history. What do you know about him?
Average, 10 Qns, Spontini, Nov 24 16
Average
Spontini gold member
Nov 24 16
260 plays
7.
  Magellan and His Historic Voyage - 20 questions - 7 mins
This quiz is about Ferdinand Magellan and his voyage around the world which most scholars consider as the greatest navigational feat in history.
Tough, 20 Qns, manvinder01, Jul 24 13
Tough
manvinder01
1463 plays
8.
  The Controversial Life of Norman Mailer - 25 questions - 7 mins
Norman Mailer (1923-2007) became a bestselling author at age 25, and spent the rest of his life in the public eye. This quiz looks at some of the highlights (and a few lowlights) of his eventful life.
Average, 25 Qns, chessart, Apr 07 10
Average
chessart gold member
592 plays
9.
  Portrait of an Artist: Munch top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Frightfully haunting, psychologically disturbing and daringly beautiful, Edvard Munch's artwork still challenges both critics and laymen alike today. What drove this man to create such riveting, emotional art? Find out more about him here...
Average, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Mar 09 22
Average
thejazzkickazz gold member
Mar 09 22
1120 plays
10.
  Gregor Mendel popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Gregor Mendel was well known for his contribution in the field of genetics. How well do you know the father of genetics? Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, Matthew_07, Apr 19 11
Average
Matthew_07 gold member
943 plays
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11.
  Dennis Potter - Blue Remembrances popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Dennis Potter is mainly remembered as an author of television drama. The quiz title is related to one of his plays. Much of his work was innovative. What can you recall of his life and work?
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Feb 21 09
Average
rossian editor
213 plays
12.
  The Mitfords - 10 questions - 5 mins
Were they crazy? Were they naive? Or, as Evelyn Waugh put it, merely 'fun'? Here's a quiz about one of England's most hated families.
Average, 10 Qns, sofarsogood, Mar 31 10
Average
sofarsogood
225 plays
13.
  La Malinche: Forgotten Mother great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Just how much do you know about Hernán Cortés' interpreter and lover? Take this quiz to find out!
Average, 10 Qns, tiffanyram, Mar 20 11
Average
tiffanyram gold member
454 plays
14.
  Eva Peron great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Eva Peron was to Argentina what Princess Diana was to Britain - a monumental figure for the country. See if you know a few things about her life.
Average, 10 Qns, ladymacb29, Oct 30 20
Average
ladymacb29 editor
Oct 30 20
3337 plays
15.
  Portrait of an Artist: Matisse popular trivia quiz - 15 questions - 8 mins
A colossal figure in the art world of the early 20th century, French artist Henri Matisse helped shape the direction of the avant-garde movement for decades to come. You can learn more about this extraordinary gentleman here...enjoy!
Difficult, 15 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Jun 16 03
Difficult
thejazzkickazz gold member
685 plays
16.
  Down to the Wire - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz deals with Samuel Morse and the development of the telegraph.
Average, 10 Qns, bernie73, Apr 01 17
Average
bernie73 gold member
Apr 01 17
222 plays
17.
  The Life and Works of Thomas Nashe - 15 questions - 6 mins
Thomas Nashe is one of the most interesting, not to mention funny, of all Elizabethan writers. He was rash, egotistical, and nearly always broke and in some kind of trouble. A man after my own heart.
Tough, 15 Qns, daver852, Jan 04 08
Tough
daver852 gold member
283 plays
18.
  A Look at John Milton - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is about the life of John Milton, the English poet and civil servant.
Average, 10 Qns, ramonesrule, Mar 16 21
Average
ramonesrule gold member
Mar 16 21
151 plays
19.
  Kevin Mitnick, "The Hacker" popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Before there were computer hackers, there were phone phreaks. Kevin Mitnick was one of these. Lots of his fellow "phone hackers" went on to great lives in the computer industry today, and barely remember their humble beginnings.
Tough, 10 Qns, Rome_Leader, Jan 19 07
Tough
Rome_Leader
431 plays
20.
  Diary of a Somebody - Samuel Pepys - 10 questions - 4 mins
Samuel Pepys was a Londoner who famously documented many of England's troubles during the Restoration. However, his personal life is equally fascinating. How much do you know about him?
Average, 10 Qns, Red_John, Dec 01 18
Average
Red_John
Dec 01 18
144 plays
21.
  About Niccolo Machiavelli - 10 questions - 4 mins
Niccolo Machiavelli was a philosopher and statesman as well an author. The term "Machiavellian" has become synonymous with cynicism and immorality in politics and just, in general, being sneaky.
Average, 10 Qns, safemann, Mar 01 18
Average
safemann
Mar 01 18
1429 plays
22.
  Chaim Potok - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz tests players' knowledge of the author Chaim Potok. Best of luck!
Average, 10 Qns, Triviaballer, Oct 09 08
Average
Triviaballer gold member
685 plays
23.
  It's Never Too Late for Grandma Moses - 10 questions - 5 mins
Grandma Moses was a famous American artist who achieved success late in life, but her works proved to be valuable (both artistically, and in the business sense). I made this quiz with my grandma and we don't want to give away too much so good luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, Quinze, Sep 03 02
Tough
Quinze
483 plays
24.
  Dennis Nilsen - 10 questions - 4 mins
A quiz about British serial killer of the late 1970s and early 1980s, Dennis Nilsen.
Difficult, 10 Qns, scarletrose, Mar 09 22
Difficult
scarletrose
Mar 09 22
946 plays
25.
  The Life and Art of Amedeo Modigliani - 10 questions - 4 mins
Leading a tumultuous life and dying young, Modigliani has often come to embody the cliché of 'peintre maudit' (hence his nickname 'Modì'). Let's explore his life and his innovating, unique art.
Average, 10 Qns, vale70, Jun 23 03
Average
vale70
411 plays
26.
  On Your Marx - 10 questions - 4 mins
I can't belive there are no quizzes on Karl Marx. Whether you agree with his ideas or not he was one of the most influential 19th century philosophers. Let me correct this oversight with this quiz on his life.
Average, 10 Qns, colpeakbagger, Sep 09 15
Average
colpeakbagger
341 plays
27.
  Marco Polo - 10 questions - 3 mins
So here's a little quiz about my favourite historical figures - Marco Polo.
Average, 10 Qns, khassandra, Oct 30 16
Average
khassandra
Oct 30 16
1083 plays
28.
  Life of Samuel Pepys - 15 questions - 6 mins
This quiz is on the life of Samuel Pepys, the Englishman whose famous diary gives a candid view of life during the Restoration.
Tough, 15 Qns, LindaC007, Aug 09 04
Tough
LindaC007
352 plays
29.
  A Man For All Seasons - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz concerns Thomas More, who was the subject of the play and 1966 movie of the same name.
Average, 10 Qns, OldManJack, Aug 06 19
Average
OldManJack gold member
Aug 06 19
219 plays
30.
  A Postscript for Postgate popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is a tribute to a creative man Oliver Postgate (1925-2008) who gave me fun and interest when I was growing up and delight and joy when together with my children and later their children I re-watched his animated creations on the TV.
Average, 10 Qns, bracklaman, Dec 15 12
Average
bracklaman
357 plays
31.
  Do You Know Rosa Parks? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
This a general quiz that tests you on what you know about the "Pioneer of Civil Rights." This should be relatively easy if you know your Black History. This is my first quiz so bear with me here. Enjoy!
Tough, 10 Qns, Poet92, Sep 20 17
Tough
Poet92
Sep 20 17
903 plays
32.
  Clara Maass: American Nurse top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
More than a century ago, a lovely young woman became a martyr to the cause of finding a cure for yellow fever. This is her story.
Average, 10 Qns, Elaine37, Apr 18 11
Average
Elaine37 gold member
396 plays
33.
  Magical World of Gabriel Garcia Marquez - 10 questions - 5 mins
Gabriel Garcia Marquez is one of the most distinguished writers in history. Find out more about him.
Tough, 10 Qns, beatka, May 06 07
Tough
beatka gold member
374 plays
34.
  Thomas Paine (1737-1809) - 10 questions - 4 mins
The Life and Works of Thomas Paine : a radical thinker, inspirational writer and social-reformer, Thomas Paine's works influenced both the American independence movement and The French Revolution, yet he died in virtual obscurity.
Average, 10 Qns, Mutchisman, Jun 20 07
Average
Mutchisman
363 plays
35.
  The Prince of Pennsylvania - John du Pont - 10 questions - 3 mins
This quiz is all about convicted murderer John du Pont. The man lead a long life prior to committing the heinous act.
Average, 10 Qns, Shadowmyst2004, Jan 12 16
Average
Shadowmyst2004
214 plays
36.
George R. R. Martin has been called the modern Tolkien due to his penchant for writing gritty, realistic fantasy / sci-fi / horror. See how much you know about his life and works.
Tough, 10 Qns, eyhung, Jun 14 13
Tough
eyhung
207 plays
37.
  Dorothy Parker: Wit and Wisecracker popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Dorothy Parker once wrote "I don't care what is written about me, so long as it isn't true." Sorry, Dorothy.
Tough, 10 Qns, CariM0952, Aug 09 14
Tough
CariM0952 gold member
240 plays
38.
  The Life and Works of Grayson Perry - 10 questions - 5 mins
Grayson Perry is one of the most well-known and popular contemporary British artists. His work is multi-media and he's also become a TV and radio broadcaster. He's also a transvestite. How much do you know about him?
Average, 10 Qns, Southendboy, Mar 09 22
Average
Southendboy gold member
Mar 09 22
125 plays
39.
  Horatio Nelson - 10 questions - 3 mins
The life of Horatio Nelson.
Average, 10 Qns, sigs42, May 19 10
Average
sigs42
489 plays
40.
  Ralph Nader: "An Unreasonable Man" - 10 questions - 4 mins
Ralph Nader is in the opinion of many one of the greatest reformers in American History. For nearly fifty years, Nader has fought against corporate power and worked on causes such as consumer protection, environmentalism and openness in government.
Average, 10 Qns, mulligas, May 27 13
Average
mulligas gold member
217 plays
41.
  Nietzsche, Glad Ta Meetcha! - 15 questions - 4 mins
What do you know about this Fritz?
Average, 15 Qns, Athaell, Oct 29 05
Average
Athaell
1459 plays
42.
  Nostradamus: The Man Behind the Prophecy - 10 questions - 4 mins
Nostradamus is a prophet known far and wide. Here are some general knowledge questions and some pertaining to certain prophecies from the great Nostradamus.
Average, 10 Qns, parker3, Feb 21 15
Average
parker3
1345 plays
43.
  Michelangelo - 10 questions - 4 mins
A challenger for Leonardo's title of "Renaissance Man", Michelangelo left the world a legacy of great buildings and magnificent artworks.
Tough, 10 Qns, Sariss, Aug 31 14
Tough
Sariss
1422 plays
44.
We all know she wrote a great novel set during the Civil War...but what else do you know about her?
Tough, 10 Qns, laughinggirl, Sep 10 07
Tough
laughinggirl
847 plays
45.
  Ana Mendieta - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is dedicated to Ana Mendieta, an extremely talented artist taken before her time. Don't forget to rate the quiz! Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, KatieK54, Jan 16 12
Average
KatieK54 gold member
228 plays
46.
  Cecilia Helena Payne-Gaposchkin great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Cecilia Helena Payne-Gaposchkin is another female astronomer that is relatively unknown. Take this quiz to learn about her contributions.
Average, 10 Qns, almach, Apr 19 11
Average
almach
213 plays
47.
  W T G Morton: The Man who Popularized Ether popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Once Charles Darwin was asked what was the most important discovery in the nineteenth century. He replied, it was 'painless surgery'. The advent of anaesthesia has revolutionized modern medicine. This quiz is a tribute to the man who started it all.
Average, 10 Qns, shamroc, Jun 23 16
Average
shamroc
Jun 23 16
238 plays
48.
  Portrait of an Artist: Monet - 10 questions - 5 mins
I have always been fascinated by Claude Monet and the period of the Impressionists. Here are a few aspects on the life of the founder of this art movement.
Tough, 10 Qns, zambesi, Mar 03 15
Tough
zambesi
194 plays
49.
  Christopher Marlowe - 10 questions - 5 mins
Christopher Marlowe was quite a character: A short life, a great Elizabethan talent, a belief (by some) that he wrote Shakespeare's works - and a very curious death.
Tough, 10 Qns, robert362, Nov 27 10
Tough
robert362
408 plays
50.
  The Life of Georgia O'Keeffe - 10 questions - 3 mins
This is a ten question quiz about the life of Georgia O'Keeffe.
Average, 10 Qns, lisa6349, Aug 19 17
Average
lisa6349
Aug 19 17
509 plays
51.
  Terry Pratchett - Better than Magic popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Terry Pratchett came to my life and stayed there. It was love at first read. This quiz is dedicated to a great author.
Average, 10 Qns, gme24, Aug 25 15
Average
gme24 gold member
177 plays
52.
  Marcel Proust - Life and Work - 10 questions - 5 mins
Marcel Proust - an influential French writer on literature around the world.
Tough, 10 Qns, scotspanlit, Mar 16 11
Tough
scotspanlit
225 plays
53.
  The Life of James A. Michener - 10 questions - 4 mins
How much do you know about the life of Pulitzer Prize winning author, James A. Michener?
Tough, 10 Qns, Eolena, Feb 15 07
Tough
Eolena
255 plays
54.
  Sylvia Plath Biography - 15 questions - 5 mins
Sylvia Plath led a fascinating life that ended in tragedy. This is a quiz dedicated to her life, her work, and her brilliance.
Tough, 15 Qns, katiek54, Apr 18 17
Tough
katiek54 gold member
Apr 18 17
529 plays
55.
  Craigslist Killer - Philip Markoff - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is a quiz about the alleged Craigslist Killer, Philip Markoff who committed his crimes in 2009.
Tough, 10 Qns, bonnienclyde, Mar 09 22
Tough
bonnienclyde
Mar 09 22
813 plays
56.
  David Morrell: Master Writer - 10 questions - 5 mins
I am a big fan of this writer. A rare man who rose from adversity in his childhood to become someone who has been lauded by people like Stephen King.
Tough, 10 Qns, martinjudo, Nov 04 12
Tough
martinjudo
240 plays
57.
  The Life of Sir Joseph Paxton - 10 questions - 4 mins
Sir Joseph Paxton was a Victorian architect, gardener and designer.
Average, 10 Qns, genovia12, Oct 07 10
Average
genovia12
204 plays
58.
  Molière - 15 questions - 4 mins
This is my first quiz, a quiz about the French author Molière.
Average, 15 Qns, IK-MDK, Jul 21 09
Average
IK-MDK
216 plays
59.
  All about... Anna Pavlova - 10 questions - 4 mins
How much do you know about the famous Russian dancer Anna Pavlova?
Average, 10 Qns, TerrorADA, Jan 10 20
Average
TerrorADA
Jan 10 20
139 plays
60.
  Life of Vladimir Nabokov - 20 questions - 5 mins
Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977) is one of the 20th Century's most important writers. His novels, such as 'Lolita' and 'Pale Fire,' are considered classics, and monumental artistic achievements. Test your knowledge of the life of Nabokov with this quiz.
Average, 20 Qns, panderson, Nov 23 16
Average
panderson
Nov 23 16
328 plays
61.
  Berthe Morisot - 15 questions - 5 mins
The artist Berthe Morisot. Morisot is the sixth of nineteen focus artists featured in the 2001-2002 US Academic Decathlon curriculum and her featured work is Woman At Her Toilette.
Average, 15 Qns, SuperRo, Feb 22 02
Average
SuperRo
375 plays
62.
  The Elephant Man - 10 questions - 6 mins
A familiarity with the 1980 movie may be of some benefit but this quiz is based primarily on written accounts of The Elephant Man.
Difficult, 10 Qns, ripper1, Apr 02 11
Difficult
ripper1
1120 plays
63.
  Louis Pasteur - 15 questions - 6 mins
Lets see how much you know about one of the greatest scientists of all times.
Difficult, 15 Qns, Piecrust, Sep 13 14
Difficult
Piecrust
964 plays
64.
  Katherine Mansfield - 10 questions - 4 mins
Katherine Mansfield was one of the most innovative short-story writers of the 20th century, and there doesn't seem to be a quiz on her here, so here goes... All the questions are multiple choice.
Tough, 10 Qns, cheesepit, Jul 13 17
Tough
cheesepit
Jul 13 17
233 plays
65.
  Georgia O'Keeffe - 10 questions - 6 mins
This quiz deals with the life (and art) of the extraordinary Georgia O'Keeffe. Enjoy!
Difficult, 10 Qns, KatieK54, Mar 20 11
Difficult
KatieK54 gold member
588 plays
66.
  Eugenio Montale - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here are some easy questions about Montale's life and works. How much do you know about him?
Average, 10 Qns, darkandre, Aug 31 13
Average
darkandre
213 plays
67.
  Gordon Stewart Northcott - 10 questions - 3 mins
Test your knowledge on the true life of the "Changeling" murderer,Gordon Stewart Northcott!
Average, 10 Qns, srosalyn123, Mar 09 22
Average
srosalyn123
Mar 09 22
474 plays
68.
  Albert Pierrepoint, Executioner - 10 questions - 3 mins
"The fruit of my experience has this bitter aftertaste ... Capital punishment in my view, achieved nothing except revenge." (Albert Pierrepoint, 1974). Let's find out more about this man.
Average, 10 Qns, purcy, Mar 12 11
Average
purcy
283 plays
69.
  John Nash, an Amazing Life - 15 questions - 7 mins
John Nash is one of the greatest mathemeticians of the 20th century, and is the subject of the film "A Beautiful Mind." Here are some more facts about this gifted man.
Difficult, 15 Qns, kathypig1, Apr 19 11
Difficult
kathypig1
858 plays
70.
  Joshua Norton - 10 questions - 4 mins
The only unelected, unappointed official in U.S. History. Who is this guy? Join me and find out!
Average, 10 Qns, blakey, Sep 07 11
Average
blakey
339 plays
71.
  The Life of Emmeline Pankhurst - 10 questions - 5 mins
I have a huge amount of respect for Emmeline Pankhurst and all that she acheived. I hope you can enjoy this quiz, and perhaps even learn something about the woman I admire most.
Tough, 10 Qns, liannea_w, Jan 19 13
Tough
liannea_w
640 plays
72.
Nadar was a colorful 19th-century figure in the art world of Paris and in particular, the 'Impressionists'. Here are a few questions concerning him.
Average, 5 Qns, Bruyere, Jul 03 07
Average
Bruyere editor
487 plays
73.
  George Ohr, the Mad Potter of Biloxi - 10 questions - 4 mins
George Ohr was a potter who worked in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He is one of the most respected potters in the U.S. today, and if you have one of his items, you have one of the earliest abstract pieces ever to be made!
Average, 10 Qns, chicochi3, Nov 06 09
Average
chicochi3
225 plays
74.
  Sir Henry Morgan: Pirate or Privateer? - 5 questions - 3 mins
This quiz is about the terror of the Spanish Main, Sir Henry Morgan.
Average, 5 Qns, Charlie007, Apr 07 14
Average
Charlie007
1284 plays
75.
  Pran - The Great Indian Cartoonist - 10 questions - 4 mins
The name of the quiz says it all, Pran is arguably one of India'a greatest cartoonists and writers. He took India by storm with his unique characters like Chacha Chaudhry and Sabu when India was totally tending towards the West.
Average, 10 Qns, peelusrinivasan, Mar 18 10
Average
peelusrinivasan
174 plays
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