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 However, as the years pass, some of the questions become outdated and obscure.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 animal was added to Barnum’s Animal Crackers in 2002??
A. Fish B. Koala C. Butterfly D. Centipede E. Rattlesnake
2 – Which literary character did English writer Thomas Hughes create?
A. Tom Swift B. Tom Sawyer C. Tom Brown D. Tom Terrific E. Tom Popper
3 – This rocker proposed to his wife, Maria Elena Santiago, on their first date:
A. Jerry Lee Lewis B. Del Shannon C. Buddy Holly D. Ritchie Valens E. Rod Stewart
4 – Created in the 1880s by a Texan, it was distributed nationally in 1904:
A. Kool-Aid B. Yoo-Hoo C. Skim Milk D. Tang E. Dr Pepper
5 – What Oscar winner was named Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year for 2014?
A. Meryl Streep B. Helen Mirren C. Awkwafina D. Nicole Kidman E. Greta Garbo
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 Here are five outdated questions guaranteed to activate your brain cells: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 January 1986, it became the first cable channel to scramble its signal:
7 – Marty Lyons and Doug English were elected to the College ____ Hall of Fame in 2011.
8 – What decade saw the opening of the very first Taco Bell restaurant?
9 – On “Seinfeld,” what citrus fruit causes George Costanza to wink uncontrollably?
10 – Oromo, Amhara, and Tigray are ethnic groups that live on what continent?
Answers: 1-B 2-C 3-C 4-E 5-B 6-HBO 7-Football 8-1960s 9-Grapefruit 10-Africa
How did you do?
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