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 However, as the years pass, some of the questions become outdated and obscure.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 for you: 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 – Dr. Joseph E. Murray won the Nobel Prize in 1960 for his work in this field:
A. Deadly Viruses B. Black Holes C. Endangered Species D. Organ Transplants E. Economic Cycles
2 – What former NBA arena was blown to bits on July 8, 2001?
A. Chicago Stadium B. Skydome C. Market Square Arena D. Compaq Center E. HemisFair Arena
3 – On “The Drew Carey Show,” Buzz Beer was bottled in Drew’s ____.
A. Garage B. Attic C. Basement D. Bathroom E. Living Room
4 – Englishman Luke Howard coined this term in 1802:
A. Electromagnetism B. Cirrus Clouds C. Bounding Main D. Halogen Gases E. Auld Lang Syne
5 – The first ____ was built in 1955 near Lake Arrowhead in the San Bernardino Mountains.
A. Legoland B. Santa’s Village C. Mini-Golf Course D. Ski Lift E. See’s Candies Factory
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 Here are five outdated questions guaranteed to activate your brain cells: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 rapper made news in 2010 by performing at the Twitter HQ in Silicon Valley?
7 – What product was pitched by 1950s spokestoon Bucky Beaver?
8 – What Oscar-winning actor won a Tony Award in 1991 for “Lost in Yonkers”?
9 – The Ampex VRX-1000 made its debut in 1956 and was the first successful ____.
10 – NASA’s Dawn spacecraft discovered water ice on this heavenly body in 2015:
Answers: 1-D 2-C 3-A 4-B 5-B 6-Kanye West 7-Toothpaste 8-Kevin Spacey 9-Video Tape Recorder 10-Ceres
How did you do?
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