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 However, as the years pass, some of the questions become outdated and obscure.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 – What actress wed actor Josh Brolin in 2004?
A. Jennifer Garner B. Anne Hathaway C. Diane Lane D. Betty Grable E. Judi Dench
2 – Element 114 on the periodic table was officially given this name in 2012:
A. Cendovium B. Flerovium C. Ammonium D. Liljolvium E. Zoomovium
3 – Cyclone Gita paid a destructive visit to ____ in 2018.
A. Turkmenistan B. Tennessee C. Thailand D. Tonga E. Togo
4 – German astronomer Max Wolf discovered 228 ____ during his lifetime.
A. Black Holes B. Galaxies C. Pasta recipes D. Asteroids E. Planets
5 – In the 1950s, this red-haired beauty became the highest-paid model of her day:
A. Suzy Parker B. Sadie Hawkins C. Blanche DuBois D. Margaret Truman E. Bess Myerson
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 Here are five outdated questions guaranteed to activate your brain cells: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 – Beethoven’s Third Symphony was composed with what famous person in mind?
7 – The bra this actress wore in “Sin City” sold for $1,025 at an eBay auction:
8 – In what city did the first T.G.I. Friday’s restaurant open in 1965?
9 – In what year did rapper Vanilla Ice release “Ice Ice Baby”?
10 – By what method was convicted spy Mata Hari put to death in 1917?
Answers: 1-C 2-B 3-D 4-D 5-A 6-Napoleon 7-Jessica Alba 8-New York 9-1990 10-Firing squad
How did you do?
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