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 However, as the years pass, some of the questions become outdated and obscure.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 – Which television clan once organized a campaign to save Woodland Park?
A. Huxtables B. Bradys C. Conners D. Partridges E. Tanners
2 – From 1961 to 1965, who was the mascot for Kellogg’s Sugar Smacks cereal?
A. Quick Draw McGraw B. James Bond C. Huckleberry Hound D. Felix the Cat E. Underdog
3 – What mid-size car did Dodge produce from 1977 to 1989?
A. Prince B. Monarch C. Diplomat D. Senator E. Knight
4 – Elsa von Brabant is the heroine of what Richard Wagner opera first performed in 1850?
A. Parsifal B. The Wedding C. Lohengrin D. The Magic Flute E. Das Rheingold
5 – What President was depicted on the U.S. $500 bill from 1928 to 1934?
A. James Madison B. Gerald Ford C. Jefferson Davis D. Teddy Roosevelt E. William McKinley
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 Here are five outdated questions guaranteed to activate your brain cells: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 – Who was George McGovern’s running mate in the 1972 U.S. presidential election?
7 – In what state did business mogul Martha Stewart serve her prison sentence in 2004 and 2005?
8 – Under what pseudonym did artist Jean Giraud gain worldwide fame?
9 – What musical group consisted of Lady Miss Kier, Towa Tei, and DJ Dmitry?
10 – Lizzie Borden, who allegedly axed her parents to death, had an older sister. What was her name?
Answers: 1-B 2-A 3-C 4-C 5-E 6-Sargent Shriver 7-West Virginia 8- Moebius 9-Deee-Lite 10-Emma
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