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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 However, as the years pass, some of the questions become outdated and obscure.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 – In 2001, Robert Crippen was inducted into the ____ Hall of Fame.

A. Astronaut B. Inventors C. Rock and Roll D. College Football E. Country Music

2 – What composer wrote 69 mazurkas for solo piano?

A. Rachmaninoff B. Purcell C. Chopin D. Bieber E. Sibelius

3 – “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” was sung by ____ in the 1944 film “Meet Me in St. Louis.”

A. Jane Powell B. Judy Garland C. Lucille Ball D. Bing Crosby E. Fred Astaire

4 – Pierre Bezukhov is the central character in this novel first published in 1869:

A. Les Miserables B. Jaws C. Fathers and Sons D. The Magic Mountain E. War and Peace

5 – George G. Blaisdell received a patent for this invention in 1936:

A. Pez Dispenser B. Slot Machine C. Zippo Lighter D. Screwdriver E. Super Bass-O-Matic

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 Here are five outdated questions guaranteed to activate your brain cells: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 – Alexander Pantages erected his last ____ in 1930.

7 – What women’s college did Harvard absorb in 1999?

8 – What U.S. President was the driving force behind the making of the Interstate Highway System?

9 – Who penned the 1872 book “How I Found Livingstone”?

10 – What company made a $315 million deal to buy the Huffington Post in 2011?

Answers: 1-A 2-C 3-B 4-E 5-C 6-Theater 7-Radcliffe 8-Dwight Eisenhower 9-Henry Stanley

10-America Online

How did you do?

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