Trivia Nerd

Open Trivia Question API

Search Questions

Random Sample Questions

Total Number of Questions Presently: 191
Style Category Question Answer
standard Star Wars Why did the Jedi and Queen Amidala have to land on Tatooine? The Jedi and Queen Amidala had to land on Tatooine because their hyperdrive engine had been damaged.
standard Star Wars How many moons orbit Endor, a gas giant? Nine
standard Doctor Who Who receives a recorded message from the Doctor when he is stuck in 1975? Sally Sparrow
standard Doctor Who What immortal friend of the doctor saved Rose from falling to her death when they first met? Captain Jack Harkness
standard Star Wars According to Yoda, when would Luke Skywalker know the good side from the bad? When he was calm, at peace.

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