Trivia Nerd

Open Trivia Question API

Search Questions

Random Sample Questions

Total Number of Questions Presently: 190
Style Category Question Answer
analogy General Nerd Marty McFly is to the Delorean as The Doctor is to... The Tardis
standard Firefly From what facility did the ship's doctor Simon rescue his sister River from? Mental
standard Star Wars What did hibernation sickness do to Han Solo? Hibernation sickness caused Han Solo temporary blindness.
standard Doctor Who Who is the only companion to share a consciousness with the doctor? Donna Noble
standard Star Wars Who introduced Obi-Wan Kenobi and Luke Skywalker to Han Solo? Chewbacca

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