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 However, as the years pass, some of the questions become outdated and obscure.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 company began in Milwaukee in 1903?
A. Black & Decker B. Hormel C. John Deere D. Wendy’s E. Harley-Davidson
2 – Which element did Antoine Lavoisier recognize and name in 1778?
A. Oxygen B. Copper C. Uranium D. Boron E. Nitrogen
3 – Which actress was an executive producer of TV’s “Ugly Betty”?
A. Angelina Jolie B. Bette Davis C. Reese Witherspoon D. Salma Hayek E. Doris Day
4 – What coveted prize did Aaron Klug win in 1982?
A. Medal of Honor B. Nobel Prize C. Ryder Cup D. Academy Award E. Heisman Trophy
5 – Which object was thrown the farthest at the 2004 Olympics?
A. Caber B. Discus C. Javelin D. Shot put E. Hammer
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 Here are five outdated questions guaranteed to activate your brain cells: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 car company introduced its MK X sedan in 1961?
7 – Major, Charles, Wilbert and Caldwell ____ were all brothers who played in the NBA.
8 – In what decade did a workable system of FM radio make its debut?
9 – What cartoon character was introduced in 1931 as a fight referee?
10 – Ads for this laundry detergent introduced the phrase “Ring around the collar”:
Answers: 1-E 2-A 3-D 4-B 5-C 6-Jaguar 7-Jones 8-1930s 9-Wimpy 10-Wisk
How did you do?
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