How Much Useless Trivia Do You Know?

Useless trivia - a lightbulb on its sideAre you a fan of reading totally useless trivia?

There’s no better place to put these facts to good use than in this fun quiz.

Like finding out that the original game of ‘Monopoly’ was circular? Cool fact.

Useless facts are always full of odd surprises.

Useless trivia is a great topic to add to your next quiz night. It’s not exactly general knowledge.

And your players may surprise themselves with just how much they know.

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1. How do crickets hear?

a. Through their wings
b. Through their belly
c. Through their knees
d. Through their tongue

2. Which American city invented plastic vomit?

a. Chicago
b. Detroit
c. Columbus
d. Baltimore

3. In ‘Ben Hur’, which modern thing can be seen during the chariot scene?

a. A waitress
b. A car
c. A postbox
d. A street lamp

4. What was Karl Marx’s favorite color?

a. Brown
b. Blue
c. Red
d. Purple

5. What’s the best way to stop crying while peeling onions?

a. Lick almonds
b. Suck lemons
c. Eat cheese
d. Chew gum

6. How old was the youngest Pope?

a. 11
b. 17
c. 22
d. 29

7. Which animal sleeps for only five minutes a day?

a. A chameleon
b. A koala
c. A giraffe
d. A beaver

8. How many words in the English language end in “dous”?

a. Two
b. Four
c. Six
d. Eight

9. One human hair can support how many kilograms?

a. Three
b. Five
c. Seven
d. Nine

10. The bikini was originally called the what?

a. Poke
b. Range
c. Half
d. Atom

11. Which European city is home to the Fairy Investigation Society?

a. Poznan
b. Dublin
c. Bratislava
d. Tallinn

12. What’s a frog’s favorite color?

a. Blue
b. Orange
c. Yellow
d. Brown

13. Which one of these planets rotates clockwise?

a. Uranus
b. Mercury
c. Pluto
d. Venus

14. What perspires half a pint of fluid a day?

a. Your scalp
b. Your armpits
c. Your feet
d. Your buttocks

15. St Stephen is the patron saint of who?

a. Plumbers
b. Bricklayers
c. Roofers
d. Carpenters

16. Which country leads the world in cork production?

a. Greece
b. Australia
c. Spain
d. Mexico

17. On average, what do you do 15 times a day?

a. Laugh
b. Burp
c. Break wind
d. Lick your lips

18. What color was Coca-Cola originally?

a. Red
b. Purple
c. Beige
d. Green

19. Bubble gum contains what?

a. Plastic
b. Calcium
c. Rubber
d. Pepper

20. The inventor of the paint roller was of which nationality?

a. Hungarian
b. Canadian
c. Norwegian
d. Argentinian

A quiz on useless trivia – the answers:

1. c. Through their knees / 2. a. Chicago / 3. b. A car / 4. c. Red / 5. d. Chew gum / 6. a. 11 / 7. c. A giraffe / 8. b. Four / 9. a. Three / 10. d. Atom / 11. b. Dublin / 12. a. Blue / 13. d. Venus / 14. c. Your feet / 15. b. Bricklayers / 16. c. Spain / 17. a. Laugh / 18. d. Green / 19. c. Rubber / 20. B. Canadian.