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 However, as the years pass, some of the questions become outdated and obscure.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 – The hollow-back ____ was patented in the 19th century by William Mount.
A. Saxophone B. Tuba C. Piano D. Violin E. Electric guitar
2 – Januarius, or St. Gennaro, is this city’s patron saint:
A. Naples B. Vienna C. Denver D. Bonn E. Manchester
3 – In France, if you order Coquilles St. Jacques, you’ll be served:
A. Scallops B. Snails C. Frog legs D. Goose liver E. Fish eggs
4 – From the 1930s onward, Louella Parsons was a well-known:
A. Evangelist B. Society hostess C. Gossip Columnist D. Pro golfer E. Actress
5 – In 1676, a scientist named Ole Christensen Roemer found a way to measure the:
A. Distance to the Moon B. Speed of light C. Size of electrons D. Earth’s magnetic field E. Height of Mt. Everest
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 Here are five outdated questions guaranteed to activate your brain cells: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 – Skipper is the sister of what popular doll?
7 – What is the name of Eminem’s daughter, as referenced in a song on “The Eminem Show”?
8 – Exactly how many Friday the 13ths did the year 2012 have?
9 – Bruce Willis won an Emmy for his guest appearance on what hit sitcom?
10 – Tony Horwitz’s “Blue Latitudes” is a book dealing with the travels of what explorer?
Answers: 1-D 2-A 3-A 4-C 5-B 6-Barbie 7-Hailie 8-Three 9-Friends 10-James Cook
How did you do?
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