Trivia Nerd

Open Trivia Question API

Search Questions

Random Sample Questions

Total Number of Questions Presently: 191
Style Category Question Answer
standard Firefly Spoilers! Who was the only full time crew member to die? Wash, and it totally sucked!
jeopardy Sci-Fi Douglas Adams' answer to the ultimate question of Life, the Universe, and Everything What is 42?
standard Star Wars For how long are creatures swallowed by a sarlacc digested? Creatures swallowed by a sarlacc are digested for over a thousand years.
standard Doctor Who What immortal friend of the doctor saved Rose from falling to her death when they first met? Captain Jack Harkness
standard Doctor Who Who is the only person that knows the doctors first name? River Song

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