Trivia Nerd

Open Trivia Question API

Search Questions

Random Sample Questions

Total Number of Questions Presently: 190
Style Category Question Answer
standard Doctor Who Which companion of the doctor met a version of herself aged 30 years? Amy Pond
standard Star Wars Who said, "Bo Shuda!"? Jabba the Hutt said, "Bo Shuda!"
standard Star Wars What type of weapon did Han Solo use? Han carried a DL-44 heavy blaster pistol.
standard Firefly The notorious mercenary duo hunting River was known by what unique fashion choice? Blue gloves
standard Star Wars Which groups did Lando Calrissian order to follow him in his attack on the Death Star once the shield was down? Red and gold groups.

Sample API Request & JSON Response


GET /api/questions?limit=5&random=true


API Usage


GET /api/questions

Retreive questions.

Parameter Datatype Default Description
difficulty int 0 0 (Unknown); 1 (Easy) - 5 (Expert)
style string standard standard, jeopardy, analogy
category string Category you want to return
limit int 10 Number of questions to return
offset int 0 Offset the returned questions
random boolean 0 Retreive a random selection of questions

POST /api/questions

Add new questions to the dataset.

Parameter Datatype Default Description
question string required
answer string required
style string standard standard, jeopardy, analogy
category string
difficulty int 0 0 (Unknown); 1 (Easy) - 5 (Expert)
tags string Comma separated list of keywords
meta string Additional information related to the question
reference string URL, book, or person to cite as research source for this question


GET /api/categories

Retreive a list of available categories.

  • No parameters available


GET /api/tags

Retreive a list of used tags.

  • No parameters available