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Buzztime - Business Bar Trivia by Buzztime

Are you hungry for more trivia? Is one night of bar trivia per week not enough to satiate your senses? Buzztime has tens of thousands of questions in its database. Pub trivia hosts and players could spend a lifetime with them! However, as the years pass, some of the questions become outdated and obscure. Events that are important one year become irrelevant many years later.

Here’s a challenge: let’s go into the Musty Dusty Trivia Bin and break out some moldy oldies to test the trivia prowess of even the greatest bar trivia and pub trivia players. Quench your thirst for a new trivia challenge by trying to answer these ten tough questions. The answers are at the bottom of this blog. Resist the temptation to peek!

Let’s start with five challenging multiple-choice questions:

1 – Which advertising icon debuted in 1974?

A. Maytag Repairman B. Marlboro Man C. Brawny Lumberjack D. Quaker Oats Man E. Tony the Tiger

2 – Chester Greenwood was 15 years old when he invented this seasonal aid in 1858:

A. Electric Fan B. Snowshoes C. Earmuffs D. Fishing Reel E. Air Conditioner

3 – On June 22, 1969, part of the ____ River caught on fire.

A. Columbia B. Sabine C. Chipuxet D. Cuyahoga E. James

4 – Recip Tayyip Erdogan became president of ____ in 2014.

A. Jordan B. Guatemala C. Morocco D. Turkey E. Indonesia

5 – “The Butter Shave” is a title of a well-known 1997 episode of TV’s:

A. Seinfeld B. Bonanza C. Roseanne D. Friends E. Law & Order

How did you do? Things will now get a bit tougher. Most bar trivia and pub trivia games don’t give you multiple choices. Trivia players need to figure out the answer on their own. Here are five outdated questions guaranteed to activate your brain cells:

6 – In 2001, Jane Swift became the first female governor of this New England state:

7 – In 2012, what singer donated $1 million to Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy relief?

8 – Lucy Mercer is remembered for having an affair with what 20th century U.S. President?

9 – Chicken Marengo is named after his victory over the Austrian army in 1800:

10 – In 1970, what beverage company moved its headquarters to a 144-acre campus in Purchase, NY?

Answers: 1-B 2-C 3-D 4-D 5-A 6-Massachusetts 7-Lady Gaga 8-Franklin Roosevelt 9-Napoleon Bonaparte 10-Pepsico

How did you do?

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