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?
2. Eight (alphabetically, they are Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, and Montana)
3. The Monroe Doctrine