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 However, as the years pass, some of the questions become outdated and obscure.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 – What dish was invented in 1975 by New York restauranteur Sirio Macchioni?
A. Ravioli Firenze B. Pasta Primavera C. Fish Taco D. Chicken Alfredo E. Pineapple Pizza
2 – In a classic “Tonight Show” moment, a ____ relieved itself on Johnny Carson’s head.
A. Parakeet B. Gila Monster C. Chimpanzee D. Capybara E. Marmoset
3 – British psychiatrist Humphry Osmond is credited with coining this word in the 1950s:
A. Psychedelic B. Doppelganger C. Nerd D. Catatonic E. Dementia
4 – Who once worked for the Office of Strategic Services, which was the forerunner of the CIA?
A. Lena Horne B. Dinah Shore C. Julia Child D. Betty White E. Judith Sheindlin
5 – What singer belted out a few tunes at Rush Limbaugh’s 2010 wedding?
A. Bruce Springsteen B. Tina Turner C. Elton John D. Madonna E. Billy Joel
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 Here are five outdated questions guaranteed to activate your brain cells: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 type of rodents were Mac and Tosh of Warner Brothers cartoon Fame?
7 – The 20th Century Limited was a famed luxury train that operated between New York and:
8 – In 1991, Gertrude B. Elion became the first woman in the ____ Hall of Fame.
9 – The area of the base times the height times 1/3 will give you the volume of a:
10 – What city served as the capital of Italy from 1865 to 1871?
Answers: 1-B 2-E 3-A 4-C 5-C 6-Gophers 7-Chicago 8-Inventors 9-Pyramid 10-Florence
How did you do?
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