• Jeff Schober

Sidebar: So you think you’re a trivia hound?

Updated: Oct 17, 2018

Try four sample trivia questions of varying difficulty, courtesy of Kristen Lisiecki

Category titles are in bold. Answers may be found below.

1. Color Me Happy

What color are Superman's shorts?

2. Now I Know My ABC's

How many U.S. states begin with the letter M? 

3. Don't Know Much About History

In 1823, what document written by the U.S. President stated that America

was against future colonization by any European powers? 

4. Don't Quit Your Day Job

What is the profession of Tom Selleck's character in the 1987 film

"Three Men and a Baby"?  

Lisiecki believes that trivia contestants should know approximately 75% of the answers for a game to be effective. Ask yourself, did you answer three of the four correctly? If you were incorrect or couldn’t respond, did you experience an “Oh yeah” moment when you read the correct answer?


1. Red

2. Eight (alphabetically, they are Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, and Montana)

3. The Monroe Doctrine

4. Architect


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