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 However, as the years pass, some of the questions become outdated and obscure.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 – “The Case of the ____” is the title of the first Batman comic book in 1939.
A. Velvet Claws B. Howling Dog C. Chemical Syndicate D. Lucky Legs E. Lost Diamond
2 – Which decade gave rise to fingerless lace gloves as a fashion statement?
A. 1920s B. 1940s C. 1960s D. 1980s E. 2000s
3 – “Mrs. Rachel Lynde is surprised” is the title of the first chapter of what 1908 novel?
A. Anne of Green Gables B. Heart of Darkness C. Jo’s Boys D. Heart of Darkness E. 1984
4 – Superb handling was among the traits of this automaker’s Corrado model in the 1990s:
A. Volkswagen B. Yugo C. Porsche D. Chevrolet E. Mercury
5 – Who was Fred’s boss on the classic cartoon “The Flintstones”?
A. Mr. Spacely B. Mr. Stone C. Mr. Jetson D. Mr. Quartz E. Mr. Slate
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 Here are five outdated questions guaranteed to activate your brain cells: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 NBA team played 11 of its home games in Las Vegas in the 1983-84 season?
7 – Betty Currie is best known for being the longtime personal secretary of what President?
8 – What hip-hop group started the fad of wearing over-sized clothes backwards?
9 – What company began in 1886 as the California Perfume Company?
10 – In what decade were the lovable and cuddly Care Bears created?
Answers: 1-C 2-D 3-A 4-A 5-E 6-Utah Jazz 7-Bill Clinton 8-Kris Kross 9-Avon 10-1980s
How did you do?
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