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 However, as the years pass, some of the questions become outdated and obscure.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 – By what nickname was Italian composer Antonio Vivaldi known?
A. White Knight B. Blue Painter C. Red Priest D. Gray Ghost E. Green Fairy
2 – Which veteran actor won the first Emmy of his career in 2006?
A. Paul Newman B. Frankie Muniz C. John Wayne D. Ed Asner E. Alan Alda
3 – What radio superhero was a pilot who flew around the world to fight crime?
A. Frank Merriwell B. Johnny Dollar C. Captain Midnight D. The Shadow E. Sgt. Preston
4 – Maxwell’s equations, devised in the 1870s, govern:
A. Cosines B. Prime factors C. Standards of deviation D. Sublimation E. Electric fields
5 – After three years of retirement, what superstar came back to play his sport in 2004?
A. Dan Marino B. Tiger Woods C. George Brett D. David Robinson E. Deion Sanders
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 Here are five outdated questions guaranteed to activate your brain cells: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 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics was won by three scientists from this Asian nation:
7 – What rapper launched a signature line of sneakers labeled “S. Carter”?
8 – What blockbuster movie was adapted into a 1986 ABC cartoon series?
9 – What current Las Vegas resort was called the International Hotel when it opened in 1969?
10 – What famous composer was born in Russia in 1882 and died in New York City in 1971?
Answers: 1-C 2-A 3-C 4-E 5-E 6-Japan 7-Jay Z 8-Ghostbusters 9-Westgate Las Vegas 10-Igor Stravinsky
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