Trivia Nerd

Open Trivia Question API

Search Questions

Random Sample Questions

Total Number of Questions Presently: 190
Style Category Question Answer
analogy General Nerd Ironman is to the Avengers as Batman is to... The Justice League
standard Classic Kid's TV What cartoon segment from Animaniacs spun off into it's own full length cartoon? Pinky and the Brain
standard Star Wars What act was Senator Amidala fighting when she returned to Coruscant to speak to the Senate? The Military Creation Act
standard Doctor Who When the Tardis takes on a human form, what does it call itself? Sexy thing
standard Star Wars Who, due to his superior's incompetence, was promoted from Captain to Admiral during the Battle of Hoth? Captain Piett was promoted to Admiral.

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