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 However, as the years pass, some of the questions become outdated and obscure.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 – Born Elizabeth Ann Bloomer in 1918, she was known to the world as:
A. Betty Crocker B. Betty Ford C. Betty White D. Betty Grable E. Betty Boop
2 – What 1990s animated TV series followed a boy genius and his annoying sister Dee Dee?
A. Hey Arnold B. Dexter’s Laboratory C. Animaniacs D. Peppa Pig E. Sailor Moon
3 – American writer O. Henry coined this term in 1904:
A. Gay Nineties B. Iron Curtain C. Tin Lizzie D. Ivy League E. Banana Republic
4 – In 2010, David Kernell was found guilty of hacking into the e-mail account of:
A. Sarah Palin B. Tom Cruise C. Oprah Winfrey D. Michelle Obama E. Tom Brady
5 – Born in Minnesota in 1955, Ann Bancroft became a famous:
A. Olympic swimmer B. Politician C. Poet D. Polar explorer E. Astronaut
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 Here are five outdated questions guaranteed to activate your brain cells: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 – According to a 2005 hit song by Joe Nichols, what liquor “Makes her clothes fall off”?
7 – Bud Collins was a 20th century sportscaster who specialized in what sport?
8 – In the 1850s, Robert ____ designed a laboratory burner which is still in use today.
9 – In 2014, who filed for divorce from her husband of 18 years, Antonio Banderas?
10 – What writer won the 2015 Edgar Award for “Mr. Mercedes”?
Answers: 1-B 2-B 3-E 4-A 5-D 6-Tequila 7-Tennis 8-Bunsen 9-Melanie Griffith 10-Stephen King
How did you do?
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