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 However, as the years pass, some of the questions become outdated and obscure.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 – What famous person was born in Ulm, Germany, on March 14, 1879?
A. Joseph Stalin B. Albert Einstein C. Franz Kafka D. Hermann Goehring E. Otto von Bismarck
2 – Who hosted the funny but short-lived “TV Nation” in the 1990s?
A. Newt Gingrich B. Bob Costas C. Conan O’Brien D. Steve Wilkos E. Michael Moore
3 – Snickers introduced its ____ Bar in 2001.
A. Cruncher B. Raisin C. S’mores D. Coconut E. Krumble
4 – The NBA Sixth Man of the Year in 2013 was New York’s:
A. Phil Jackson B. J.R. Smith C. Yao Ming D. Avery Bradley E. Jamal Crawford
5 – What radio show character was billed as a “Master Detective”?
A. Johnny Dollar B. Matt Dillon C. Nick Carter D. Hopalong Cassidy E. Sgt. Preston
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 Here are five outdated questions guaranteed to activate your brain cells: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 – “The Four Seasons” is a famous series of violin concertos by:
7 – On the TV show “Dallas,” what was Miss Ellie Ewing’s maiden name?
8 – A rover named ____ made its way across the surface of Mars in 1997.
9 – The U.S. Gulf Coast took a vicious hit from Hurricane ____ in September 2004.
10 – What former Secretary of State penned a 2006 book titled “The Mighty and the Almighty”?
Answers: 1-B 2-E 3-A 4-B 5-C 6-Antonio Vivaldi 7-Southworth 8-Sojourner 9-Ivan 10-Madeline Albright
How did you do?
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