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 However, as the years pass, some of the questions become outdated and obscure.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 – James Dellagatti created this popular sandwich that made its debut in 1967:
A. Reuben B. Whopper C. BLT without the L D. Big Mac E. Ham on Rye
2 – Which term was coined in 1964 by an American magazine called “Argosy”?
A. Bermuda Triangle B. Area 51 C. UFO D. Abominable Snowman E. Bigfoot
3 – This Crayola crayon color was renamed in 1962:
A. Flesh B. Shocking Pink C. Siena D. Navy Blue E. Carnation
4 – The 2005 Kentucky Derby was won by a gallant steed named:
A. Miguel B. Klaus C. Pierre D. Giacomo E. Alfredo
5 – Which celebrity was *not* born in the 1960s?
A. Jodie Foster B. Heather Locklear C. Kiefer Sutherland D. Nicolas Cage E. Drew Barrymore
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 Here are five outdated questions guaranteed to activate your brain cells: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 is the ____” is an acclaimed 2006 novel by Dave Eggers.
7 – An elephant named ____ was the star attraction for the Barnum & Bailey Circus in the 1880s.
8 – What was the name of Carrie’s dad on TV’s “King of Queens” sitcom?
9 – The inaugural X Games were held in the summer of what year?
10 – Joseph Haydn’s String Quartet No. 46 in F Minor is known as the “____ Symphony.’
Answers: 1-D 2-A 3-A 4-D 5-E 6-What 7-Jumbo 8-Arthur 9-1995 10-Razor
How did you do?
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