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 However, as the years pass, some of the questions become outdated and obscure.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 – The year 1930 witnessed the arrival of the Sunbeam ____.
A. Refrigerator B. Hibachi C. Cuisinart D. Waffle Iron E. Mixmaster
2 – Which event made its official Olympic debut at the 2000 games in Sydney?
A. Platform tennis B. Shuffleboard C. Darts D. Barrel jumping E. Trampoline
3 – Kiran Desai won the prestigious ____ Prize in 2006.
A. Booker B. Pritzker C. Caldecott D. Irrelevant E. Ansari X
4 – Norbert Weiner, born in Missouri in 1894, established this science:
A. Ergonomics B. Astrophysics C. Cybernetics D. Ecology E. Geology
5 – It is the name of a Dodge brand of car made from 1977 to 1989:
A. Senator B. Monarch C. Knight D. Diplomat E. Prince
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 Here are five outdated questions guaranteed to activate your brain cells: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 – What famous American author wrote “Back to Blood” in 2012?
7 – In what state did the Walshes live before moving to “Beverly Hills, 90210”?
8 – The Brownie was a popular type of ____ introduced around 1900.
9 – The 2013 NBA Slam Dunk champion was Terrence Ross of the:
10 – In 1900, this company founded a research lab in Schenectady, New York:
Answers: 1-E 2-E 3-A 4-C 5-D 6-Tom Wolfe 7-Minnesota 8-Camera 9-Toronto Raptors
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