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The long and short of this 57th Commission, launched in the Author's Lounge in May 2019, is that authors received titles containing either 'long' or 'short'. Enjoy!

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1.
  A Very Short Quiz    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Short can mean the opposite of tall, as well as, for a brief amount of time. When used in a slightly different form or combined with another word it has a whole new meaning. Here's bit of a mix proclaiming its diversity.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, sally0malley, Aug 22 19
Recommended for grades: 7,8,9
Very Easy
sally0malley
Aug 22 19
1238 plays
2.
  Take The Long Way Home    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
"Take The Long Way Home" stalled at number ten in the Billboard Hot 100 in 1979. Match it and nine more tracks that only reached number ten that year, five from Billboard Hot 100 and five from UK charts, to the correct artists.
Average, 10 Qns, 480154st, May 25 19
Average
480154st
May 25 19
408 plays
3.
  The Long and Winding Road    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
'The Long and Winding Road' was a Beatles song released in the United States in 1970, but is has since been covered by numerous other artists. What do you know about these cover artists and their works?
Average, 10 Qns, Ygdjh, May 29 19
Average
Ygdjh
May 29 19
314 plays
4.
  It's a Long Way to Tickle Mary   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
If you are tired of lyrics quizzes for THAT band, try to identify ten popular songs from the World War One era by their lyrics. At the end of this quiz find out why it has the title it does. Written for Commission 57: Long and Short.
Easier, 10 Qns, bernie73, Apr 19 20
Easier
bernie73
Apr 19 20
268 plays
5.
  Long Day's Journey into Knight   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Daniel Day-Lewis
Daniel Day-Lewis established himself as a much respected actor, before announcing his retirement in 2017. Find out more about him by taking this quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Mar 13 23
Average
rossian
Mar 13 23
397 plays
6.
  Short People    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Many memorable movie characters have been short in stature. This quiz celebrates these characters. Please match the characters with the description.
Easier, 10 Qns, workisboring, Jan 29 24
Easier
workisboring
Jan 29 24
689 plays
7.
  A Short Break   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
This is a quiz on old American commercials. Take this and try to bring back some memories.
Easier, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Jun 20 19
Easier
dcpddc478
Jun 20 19
1192 plays
8.
  The Longest Journey   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
People have explored for millenia, usually with a view to finding new opportunities to exploit. This quiz asks you to match the European 'explorer' who was first to achieve the journey, and discover or land on the land concerned.
Average, 10 Qns, suomy, Jun 04 19
Average
suomy
Jun 04 19
376 plays
9.
  You Shook Me All Night Long    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
All of these games involve shaking and throwing dice - if you were to play all ten then you'd probably be up all night long doing it! Match each description to the correct game.
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Jun 06 19
Average
Fifiona81
Jun 06 19
330 plays
10.
  The Short Road to Oblivion    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
'Big Brother' has spawned many Z-list 'celebrities', many of whom have been forgotten, and some of whom were far more famous than the actual winners. Match the winning contestants with their notable non-winning housemates from each series.
Average, 10 Qns, Kankurette, Jun 08 19
Average
Kankurette
Jun 08 19
190 plays
11.
  I'll Have a Short Stack    
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Whilst we all like a short stack of pancakes, it is the fruit on top that makes the difference. Match the scientific name with the fruit as we know it.
Average, 10 Qns, ClaudiaCat, Jun 09 19
Average
ClaudiaCat
Jun 09 19
445 plays
12.
  Just Short of the Record    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Neither the capital, nor the largest city of their country, these cities may have fallen short of the record but are still important in their own right. Crack the puzzle and find the city.
Average, 10 Qns, zorba_scank, Jun 10 19
Average
zorba_scank
Jun 10 19
428 plays
13.
  A Long Time Ago    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A long time ago, Ago was the greatest on the motor track. "Ago" was the nickname of the legendary motorcycle road racer Giacomo Agostini. Let's recall some events of his life and career.
Average, 10 Qns, zordy, Jan 06 21
Average
zordy
Jan 06 21
183 plays
14.
  At Long Last    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Pardon me! May I have a moment of your time to take this quiz involving extended periods of time? I promise it won't take too long.
Average, 10 Qns, RedHook13, Dec 03 19
Average
RedHook13
Dec 03 19
346 plays
15.
  Short Books For Busy People   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
This quiz deals with classic books from my collection that have fewer than 150 pages making them ideal reads for busy people. Can you match the book to the correct author?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, clevercatz, Feb 20 22
Very Easy
clevercatz
Feb 20 22
1088 plays
16.
  Don't Take the Long Way Around    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
History is full of journeys, long and short. Nowadays, we prefer not to take the long way around but historically, many people went on long journeys that turned out to be both bad and good. Here are ten of history's long journeys.
Average, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Nov 07 22
Average
Joepetz
Nov 07 22
641 plays
17.
Short and Sweet
  Easy Short and Sweet Trivia   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
Short on height but big on talent, how many of these big name stars do you know? Photo clues are based on part of each actor's name. Action!
Easier, 10 Qns, Creedy, Mar 31 23
Easier
Creedy
Mar 31 23
1554 plays
18.
  So Long   popular trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Can you match the whos, whys and whats associated with saying "so long" to these British politicians, most of whom retired prematurely from their positions for personal or other reasons.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, JJMcGiver, May 30 23
Very Easy
JJMcGiver
May 30 23
526 plays
19.
  Breathe, You Have a Short Time to Live    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are some movie quotes about breathing. Don't hold your breath doing this quiz but have fun.
Average, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Jul 03 19
Average
JanIQ
Jul 03 19
440 plays
20.
  A Short Story   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Although short of stature, these men are remembered for their tall accomplishments, for good or ill. Match the famous or infamous figure under 5'5" (165cm) with his description. N.B. At 5'6", Napoleon is too tall for this quiz!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, gracious1, Jun 14 20
Recommended for grades: 1,2,3,4,5
Very Easy
gracious1
Jun 14 20
900 plays
21.
  In the Long Run   great trivia quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
As one of the most common words in the English language, "run" appears in quite a few other words and phrases. How many of them do you recognize?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Jul 09 19
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8
Very Easy
LadyNym
Jul 09 19
1007 plays
22.
  Won By a Short Head   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Sport by its very nature means there are going to be some very close finishes. This quiz examines a few such events.
Average, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Jul 21 19
Average
1nn1
Jul 21 19
268 plays
23.
  Don't You Love Short Weekends?   best quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Especially when there are so many chores to get finished! Can you help me decide where to go to complete each of these tasks on my to-do list for this weekend?
Very Easy, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Sep 25 23
Recommended for grades: 1,2,3
Very Easy
looney_tunes
Sep 25 23
1339 plays
24.
  In Short Supply   top quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
The following body conditions either represent a short supply of something or are created by the body not receiving what is required to function properly. Match the condition with the short supply.
Easier, 10 Qns, pollucci19, Jul 25 19
Easier
pollucci19
Jul 25 19
914 plays
25.
  Long Way From Home    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are some questions on entertainment featuring people (or characters) who found themselves a long way from home.
Average, 10 Qns, windrush, Jul 29 19
Average
windrush
Jul 29 19
397 plays
26.
Long Hair Dont Care
  Long Hair, Don't Care    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
"Long Hair, Don't Care" refers to anyone with beautiful hair. In this quiz we will meet ten animals that have beautiful hair and since "a picture is worth a thousand words" we will let them do the talking!
Average, 10 Qns, gme24, Dec 16 22
Average
gme24
Dec 16 22
742 plays
27.
  Once Upon a Time, Long Ago   best quiz  
Match Quiz
 10 Qns
Believe it or not, video games existed when the generation known as "millennials" were tiny babies - or not yet born! Match the descriptions of these early games with their names.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, spanishliz, Aug 25 19
Very Easy
spanishliz
Aug 25 19
1252 plays
28.
  Long Time No See    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Some movies, music, video games, books, and TV show seem rushed, but some like the ones in this quiz actually took a long time to release. See what you know about these ten selections, each of which spent time in Development Hell. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Oct 10 19
Average
kyleisalive
Oct 10 19
320 plays
29.
  A Day Late and a Dollar Short    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Agatha Christie once said that "One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late." See if you can identify some other people who came up with thoughtful quotes on the nature of being too late.
Average, 10 Qns, malik24, Oct 20 19
Average
malik24
Oct 20 19
356 plays
30.
  A Sandwich Short of a Picnic   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The line between genius and madness is a fine one. Can you identify these ten brilliant people whose quirky habits, strange behaviour and unusual ideas led some contemporaries to think that they were "a sandwich short of a picnic"?
Easier, 10 Qns, pitegny, Dec 29 19
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9,10
Easier
pitegny
Dec 29 19
548 plays
31.
  It's a Long Way to the Top    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is on mountain climbing. Some of these mountains may not be too familiar to the average person, but to a mountain climber, they are well-known as some of the toughest to tackle. So grab your piton and rope and let's get to it.
Average, 10 Qns, OldManJack, May 18 20
Average
OldManJack
May 18 20
262 plays

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