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  You Know More Poetry Than You Think! best quiz - 25 questions - 6 mins
Just as we all know a little classical music from watching old Bugs Bunny cartoons, everyone has picked up bits and tag ends of poetry. Just complete the line.
Average, 25 Qns, agony, Dec 25 16
Recommended for grades: 10,11,12
Dec 25 16
8529 plays
  Murder by Poison editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Murder by poison was Agatha Christie's favourite theme. How much do you know about poisons, as used by Agatha Christie in her many works?
Tough, 10 Qns, MotherGoose, Oct 13 20
Oct 13 20
6200 plays
  Hitchcock Movies editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Alfred Hitchcock was, and ever will be, the Master of Suspense. I'll give you a brief description of the plot, and you tell me which movie it is.
Average, 10 Qns, skunkee, Oct 12 13
9226 plays
  Bambi Go Home! - 10 questions - 5 mins
OK, I'm not over fond of deer. But before you write me off as a Disney hating, eco-criminal TAKE THIS QUIZ! ...If you dare.
Tough, 10 Qns, uglybird, Jan 07 13
3733 plays
  The Anti-'Simpsons' Quiz - 10 questions - 2 mins
I have never seen a 'Simpsons' episode. For those of you like me, I have decided to write the 350th Simpsons quiz. Please join in!
Average, 10 Qns, jstagamtome, Oct 09 17
Oct 09 17
5937 plays
Hokey Smoke boys and girls, Bullwinkle is trapped in this quiz with Boris and Natasha. Answer these questions and help get him back to Frostbite Falls before it's too late.
Average, 10 Qns, uglybird, Apr 28 19
Apr 28 19
2512 plays
  An Easy Quiz On Just The FaQs best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
I will provide you with a FACT and QUOTATION (FaQ) from a well known person. You match the person to the FaQ.
Average, 10 Qns, Uglybird, Apr 04 10
8712 plays
  Clichés Taken Literally editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
You know the meaning of the cliché but how about the meaning of the individual words? Demonstrate your mastery of the vocabulary of clichés as you answer questions dependent on the literal meanings of the individual words (utilizing my GENEROUS HINTS).
Tough, 10 Qns, uglybird, Oct 28 17
Oct 28 17
14329 plays
  The Life Cycle of a Little Red Balloon editor best quiz top quiz - 10 questions - 8 mins
Each year millions of innocent balloons are created, inflated, used frivolously, casually destroyed, then heartlessly discarded. Are you versed in the technological and ecological issues of balloon manufacture? (Warning: some humorous content.)
Difficult, 10 Qns, uglybird, Nov 29 12
4225 plays
Should FunTrivia remain bereft of official symbols and other trappings? Embrace the trivial choice; heed the obvious clues, as you navigate my nominees for everything from official FunTrivia motto to official FunTrivia vegetable.
Average, 10 Qns, uglybird, Aug 05 22
Aug 05 22
7937 plays
  The TAO of Mark Twain best quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
Those familiar with Samuel Clemens should have no problem linking the topics and the opinions (TAO) of Mark Twain.
Tough, 10 Qns, uglybird, Jul 13 17
Jul 13 17
1196 plays
Civil rights, the Vietnam War, nuclear power... a guy trapped on a public transit system. Test your knowledge of America's music of dissent in the mid-twentieth century.
Average, 10 Qns, Uglybird, Dec 16 16
Dec 16 16
4503 plays
  What's the Word? best quiz - 10 questions - 9 mins
The storylines in each question will lead you to a common word. One word with 3 different meanings. OK. Green can mean inexperienced, part of a golf course or a colour. Just read the story and find the word that is the link.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Nannanut, Dec 31 15
5628 plays
  Pocket Lint: The Report popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
After Terry's well-known 'Pocket Lint' quiz appeared on this site, a major but unnamed university studied the topic and produced a 272-page report on the subject. Key results herein.
Average, 10 Qns, nutmeglad, Aug 27 22
Aug 27 22
24659 plays
  Dear Athena... editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 9 mins
The goddess of wisdom has started an advice column from her office on Mount Olympus. Can you guess the identities of her mythical correspondents? Good Luck!
Average, 10 Qns, jouen58, Jun 03 13
34663 plays
Did English words once roam free and unfettered, unrestrained by marks diacritical? Does punctuation buy clarity at the expense of freedom of expression? This quiz examines what you know about the controversial history of punctuation.
Tough, 10 Qns, uglybird, Jul 31 13
2654 plays
  Telling Ducks From Cats, The Hard Way popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
How hard can it be to tell a duck from a cat? Try this quiz and see for yourself.
Tough, 10 Qns, uglybird, Nov 25 05
3891 plays
  Telling Ducks From Cats, The Easy Way great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
If you've tried doing "Telling Ducks From Cats, The Hard Way" (or even if you haven't), here's a quiz on some easier methods.
Easier, 10 Qns, uglybird, Mar 05 20
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Mar 05 20
17642 plays
Some swashed, some buckled and one even drooled. See if you can identify these iconic television heroes from their trademark behaviors and accoutrements.
Average, 10 Qns, uglybird, Aug 09 17
Aug 09 17
5226 plays
  I Can Quit Whenever I Want To... And You? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Could you be addicted to... trivia? Take this quiz and find out. If you dare!
Average, 10 Qns, uglybird, Dec 09 18
Dec 09 18
4317 plays
  Special Relativity and the Space Patrol editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 8 mins
The life of an interstellar police officer is never easy, but sometimes the laws of physics make it hard to enforce the laws of society. Let's ride along with Officers Albert, Max and Hendrik on a typical patrol.
Tough, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Mar 21 23
Mar 21 23
6486 plays
  The Ubiquitous Orange Traffic Cone editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
You're out driving, when OH NO! SWERVE! But alas, it is too late. The Orange Traffic Cone lies squashed, woefully and unconically, on the asphalt. Filled with remorse, you ponder the life and times of this orange traffic cone...
Average, 10 Qns, pu2-ke-qi-ri, May 09 12
6836 plays
  Dark Physics best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Some physicists seem obsessed with ... well...nothing - with empty, vacuous blackness and the things that arise from it. Enter the world of dark physics. And don't a-void the seemingly obvious answers. They're probably correct.
Average, 10 Qns, uglybird, Aug 08 20
Aug 08 20
7113 plays
  Author Identification: Style and Substance best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Here are some snippets of information about authors and/or their works written in a way I hope will be reminiscent of their styles. Will this style and substance lead you to the author's identity? Play and see.
Average, 10 Qns, uglybird, Aug 31 22
Aug 31 22
5609 plays
Terry Pratchett's anthropomorphic personification of the Grim Reaper (aptly named Death) has appeared at least once in every Discworld novel written through 2006. How well do you know the basics regarding this crucial character?
Easier, 10 Qns, uglybird, May 19 10
2026 plays
  In Other Words, They're Wrong best quiz - 10 questions - 8 mins
A verbose mastermind rephrased the titles of songs, books, TV shows and films! Worse, he made mistakes. Whenever a word had two meanings, he chose the wrong one to rephrase: "Star Wars" became "Celebrity Battles." Can you recover the original titles?
Tough, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Dec 03 07
5587 plays
  Dead Parrots Across the Ages best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
Apr 25 21
2557 plays
  The Cheese Shop best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
After my quiz on 'The Bookshop' skit, someone suggested a quiz on another Monty Python favourite - 'The Cheese Shop', so here it is. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, Quiz_Beagle, Jul 26 08
1659 plays
  American Boomers in the Early 60s best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
It was the early 60s. Women wore pillbox hats. Men longed for bigger houses and bigger cars. And then there was Camelot ...
Average, 10 Qns, uglybird, Mar 11 11
8980 plays
  The Cultured Python best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
To some, Monty Python was just a group of six grown men playing with coconuts, but to the true connoisseur, they were renaissance men with a keen understanding of the humanities and sciences. I submit the following for your consideration:
Average, 10 Qns, PDAZ, Feb 07 09
1573 plays
  A Jew's Survival Guide to Christmas editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year -- that is, if you're Christian. If not, then take this quiz to learn how to get through the holiday and understand how it connects to Judaism. And if you're not Jewish, you might learn something!
Average, 10 Qns, adams627, Jan 25 23
Jan 25 23
4184 plays
  Nursery Rhymes: The Horrible Truth editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Those innocent sounding ditties that you sing to your children contain hidden secrets of licentiousness, death and sacrifice. Let's take a look at some of the more sinister amongst them.
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, Snowman, Mar 14 13
Very Difficult
11434 plays
  Literary Drop-a-Letter editor best quiz best quiz - 20 questions - 11 mins
This quiz was inspired by a crossword puzzle I once did. The author of a book or play is given, followed by a cryptic-like clue or definition. That description refers to the title of the work, minus one letter. More instructions given in number 1.
Tough, 20 Qns, adams627, Apr 25 21
Apr 25 21
2328 plays
  Ten Famous Belgians Walk Into A Bar best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
"Name ten famous Belgians" is a comment that makes many Europeans choke on their after dinner mints because we all think there aren't that many. However, Rowena8482 saw ten of them walking into a bar...
Easier, 10 Qns, flopsymopsy, Jul 10 17
Jul 10 17
4373 plays
  It's Not Irrelevant, It's a Hippopotamus! editor best quiz popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Let's don our pith helmets, hitch up our khaki shorts, roll our puttees, and set off on a Grand Safari in search of the elusive Hippo. Warning: Some questions may cause rolling of eyes and groaning, and they are all utterly irrelevant!
Average, 10 Qns, Rowena8482, Jul 08 17
Jul 08 17
2457 plays
  It Wasn't Me! editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 8 mins
Interpol is trying to track down an international criminal. Your suspects all have alibis placing them in different cities just before the crime. Can you figure out who stole the Ram from the Rama Lama Ding Dong, or will you get fleeced?
Average, 10 Qns, LadyCaitriona, Feb 27 12
5473 plays
  They Remember Me For WHAT? editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Imagine that you were one of the greatest and most respected scientists of your time. Now imagine that you have just awakened in the 21st century to discover that you are best known for...well...why don't you take this quiz and find out?
Average, 10 Qns, pu2-ke-qi-ri, Aug 11 09
9528 plays
aka "I'm Sure I Parked that Town Somewhere Round Here" or "It's not You - It's Me". This quiz is all about places that have been and gone and are no longer. It comes to you courtesy of an Author Challenge by Amanda77586.
Average, 10 Qns, glendathecat, Nov 04 16
Nov 04 16
6095 plays
  Henry's Castle Tour popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
My name is Henry. I am seven years old and a page for the Earl of Warwick, Richard Neville, who is my mother's cousin. Follow me and I will take you on a tour of his castle.
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Aug 23 22
Recommended for grades: 8,9,10,11
Aug 23 22
1059 plays
  What I Bought On eBay editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
I was bored with just buying from eBay's UK site, so I spread my wings and made some bids on a few things from other countries. What could possibly go wrong with that? Let's see!
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Sep 12 18
Sep 12 18
4394 plays
  Henry's Medieval Pilgrimage best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Henry (of Henry's Castle Tour fame) here! I have been asked to accompany the Earl of Warwick on a holy quest throughout England. See if you can identify information about the sites we visit.
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Jul 28 20
Jul 28 20
661 plays
  ...And All I Got Were These Lousy Points editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
It's easy to get addicted to video games, especially back when there were only a couple games of any note. Identify the games that these players spent hours perfecting, just to get a few lousy points.
Average, 10 Qns, adams627, Feb 01 17
Feb 01 17
5956 plays
  I Have a Novel Idea! editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Good poets and playwrights often try their hands at writing novels. Some succeed. Others, well, probably should have stayed away from prose. The authors in this quiz are all Americans.
Average, 10 Qns, adams627, Nov 30 19
Nov 30 19
6465 plays
  Yours Truly, An Inanimate Carbon Rod best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
In 1985, a new form of carbon was discovered. Its structure was unlike any other molecule, and scientists soon realized the applications of the discovery. How much do you know about these newly-discovered carbon nanotubes, dubbed "fullerenes?"
Tough, 10 Qns, adams627, Mar 20 10
1505 plays
  Should've Seen THAT Comin' editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
For as long as people have been writing, people have been writing hoaxes. Authors, publishers and readers have all been duped but should they have seen it coming?
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, Feb 12 11
3771 plays
  Dazzler the Lizard Runs for her Life! best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
It was a dark and stormy night and Dazzler the lizard had to run from her enemies far and wide. There are so many creatures for whom lizards are just a tasty snack...
Easier, 10 Qns, flopsymopsy, Jul 15 12
Recommended for grades: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12
7383 plays
  Wikipedia Says So It Must Be True Wikipedia Says So; It Must Be True best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Browsing through some of Wikipedia's endless pages, I noticed a few glaring mistakes. Let's see if we can edit out some of the problems which may be in the articles themselves or which may be in the pictures. Good luck!
Easier, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Feb 01 22
Feb 01 22
6114 plays
  Radiology editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Radiology is a two-step procedure. First, you need to identify the fractures inside the body. Next, you need to diagnose the underlying condition. Further instructions are given in the first question.
Average, 10 Qns, adams627, Feb 21 22
Feb 21 22
8863 plays
  Historical Stick Figures on Cue Cards Historical Stick Figures on Cue Cards editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
As I'm armed with my bad drawings, a stack of cue cards, and a Sharpie, here's a look at ten famous people who all bear uncanny resemblances when drawn on small pieces of paper. Did I mention I can't draw?
Easier, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Apr 02 22
Recommended for grades: 4,5,6,7,8
Apr 02 22
14525 plays
  Yours Truly, Cassandra editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 9 mins
Good old Cassandra has started a prophecy-soliciting business, where she tells people in Greek myth how to avoid their unfortunate fates. Only problem? They don't believe her. Can you identify the addressees of these notes?
Average, 10 Qns, adams627, Aug 08 11
3108 plays
  Code-talking in Diné (Navajo) editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
During WWII, Navajo Native Americans made up a code based on words in their language that resembled the military terms they were describing, such as "iron fish" for "submarine". Here we'll match the code word back to its original term.
Average, 10 Qns, PDAZ, Feb 20 12
4368 plays
  Aussie TV Stars Need a Home #1 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
It's a busy day in the real estate office. My phone hasn't stopped ringing with Australian TV stars who want me to find them a new home. Can you figure out who has been ringing me from what they tell me?
Average, 10 Qns, Tizzabelle, Apr 15 13
485 plays
  Bad Pickup Lines: Physics Edition best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Or, "Failed Attempts At Grand Unification." Can you pick out the physicists who may have given each of these corny pickup lines? Good luck.
Average, 10 Qns, adams627, Oct 06 19
Oct 06 19
844 plays
  Give Peas a Chance editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Kitchen? Kitchen, you say? More like a torture chamber! Can you believe what they're doing in there to those poor vegetables?
Easier, 10 Qns, reedy, Jun 27 15
4502 plays
  If 1990s Films Spawned Classified Ads If 1990s Films Spawned Classified Ads editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Props can play a crucial role in advancing a film's plot, so the focus of this quiz will be on these often overlooked objects. How many of these 10 films from the 1990s can you identify from these made-up classified ads? Warning: Contains spoilers.
Average, 10 Qns, jmorrow, May 26 15
1831 plays
  An Amateur Artists Video Game Scribbles An Amateur Artist's Video Game Scribbles editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Okay, not so much amateur as completely inept. Here is another quiz with some more video game locations. You don't necessarily need to know about video games to do well in this quiz; you just need to identify whatever it is I've drawn.
Easier, 10 Qns, eburge, Sep 15 22
Sep 15 22
3877 plays
  Henry's Medieval Banquet great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Henry's back! My lord, the Earl of Warwick, is planning a huge celebration on Christmas Day, 1443. Please be my guest at the banquet!
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Feb 28 14
767 plays
  The Space Pumpkin editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
I am hosting a cosmic dinner party, but am missing some ingredients. With that, I hop in my spacecraft, which happens to be a giant pumpkin, to travel the depths of space to collect food items.
Tough, 10 Qns, salami_swami, Feb 02 22
Feb 02 22
2835 plays
  Spark of Inspiration editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
If you've grown up playing and following a sport, it seems like the most natural thing in the world -- but every sport had a beginning, and tweaks along the way. This quiz is about ten sparks of inspiration that made the sports world what it is today.
Average, 10 Qns, CellarDoor, Nov 12 13
1762 plays
  Antiques Roadshow editor best quiz great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 9 mins
Students of "The Canterbury Tales" unearthed a video proving that another roadshow visited the "Roadshow" when the famous television program stopped in Canterbury, circa 1381 AD. Who and what appeared on this landmark broadcast? Let's go to the tape ...
Tough, 10 Qns, shorthumbz, May 03 14
Recommended for grades: 11,12
655 plays
  Catalogue Cat-alogue editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
There are those moments when one just needs a new feline companion in life - of course they can be best found at your local shelter. But what would things look like if you could mail order them... from the cat-alogue of Icanhaz, Inc.?
Average, 10 Qns, WesleyCrusher, Jul 31 18
Jul 31 18
6887 plays
  A Race at Snail's Pace editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 24 mins
Five friends each named a snail, painted its shell a snazzy racing colour and entered it in a gruelling race over the grand distance of 13 inches! They needed plenty of patience to get the results; all you need to do is apply a little logic...
Difficult, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Aug 19 17
Aug 19 17
2358 plays
  10 Questions on The Great American Songbook best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, the Gershwin Brothers... it was composers and lyricists like these who created the Great American Songbook and it's artists like Rod Stewart, Diana Krall and Michael Buble who are keeping it alive and current.
Average, 10 Qns, maddogrick16, Nov 27 15
874 plays
  The Stars of 'Harry Potter' editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
You won't find anything about Daniel Radcliffe or Emma Watson in this quiz, as it's actually about a variety of stars whose names were given to characters from the 'Harry Potter' books. (No knowledge of the series is required - but it might help!)
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Feb 11 15
1088 plays
  Into That Guild Night: Sir George Martin editor best quiz best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
"Do not go gentle into that good night, Rage, rage against the dying of the light." ~ Dylan Thomas ~ Sir George Martin passed away March 8, 2016. This first quiz in our series will look at songs produced or influenced by "The Fifth Beatle".
Average, 10 Qns, agony, Apr 18 16
793 plays
This quiz will chronicle, more or less in chronological order, the artists and their songs that contributed to the British Invasion of Billboard's Hot 100 in 1964.
Average, 15 Qns, maddogrick16, Apr 08 17
Apr 08 17
998 plays
  Code Breaker popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 9 mins
I'm sure you've all done Caesar codes and Cryptograms. Here are a few nonstandard codes occasionally used in puzzles that might be a bit more difficult to crack, but if you can recognize them, you are a step ahead!
Difficult, 10 Qns, WesleyCrusher, Mar 05 17
Mar 05 17
2091 plays
  Movie Taglines We'd Like to See top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Combine parts from two real movie titles which share a common star, and match the result with the possible tagline for this "new" (fictional) movie.
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Nealzineatser, May 04 17
Very Easy
May 04 17
1078 plays
Ten of the twelve labors dealt with animals. Well, not quite the usual species. As every job is done better with a happy song, I added music to it. Link the song to the task!
Average, 10 Qns, heidi66, May 11 17
May 11 17
349 plays
  Visualizing the Fourth Dimension editor best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
If the world we see is only 3-dimensional, how can we visualize 4 (or more) dimensions? One way is by analogy. Picture versions of an object in 1, then 2, then 3 dimensions. Whatever patterns you see may give you clues about the 4th dimension.
Tough, 10 Qns, kevinatilusa, Aug 05 18
Aug 05 18
1266 plays
  A Few Red Hot Russians Walked Into A Bar... best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
As a spy you have gathered intelligence that prominent Russians are meeting at a private cocktail party near the Kremlin on a bitter Moscow night. You bribe the doorman with some roubles, slip into the party inconspicuously, to observe...
Easier, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Feb 12 21
Feb 12 21
649 plays
  Fun With Rhymes popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
A quiz filled with silly nursery rhyme fun. Fill in the missing vowels and complete the words.
Easier, 10 Qns, kino76, Aug 18 18
Aug 18 18
638 plays

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