Trivia Nerd

Open Trivia Question API

Search Questions


Random Sample Questions

Total Number of Questions Presently: 190
Style Category Question Answer
standard Star Wars Who was jokingly called "Wormie" as a youngster? Luke Skywalker
standard Doctor Who An event that the Doctor can't interfere with is referred to as what? A Fixed Point
standard Star Wars Who said, "Army or not, you must realize you are doomed"? General Grievous
standard Doctor Who What two races fought in the great time war? The Timelords and the Dalek
standard Star Wars What does AT-RT stand for? AT-RT stands for All Terrain Recon Transport

Sample API Request & JSON Response

Request

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


Response

API Usage

Questions

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

Categories

GET /api/categories

Retreive a list of available categories.

  • No parameters available

Tags

GET /api/tags

Retreive a list of used tags.

  • No parameters available