Trivia Nerd

Open Trivia Question API

Search Questions

Random Sample Questions

Total Number of Questions Presently: 191
Style Category Question Answer
standard Doctor Who What beast-like alien race is considered the for-hire police force of the universe? The Ja'doon
standard Doctor Who An event that the Doctor can't interfere with is referred to as what? A Fixed Point
analogy General Nerd SkyNet is to John Connor as Ganon is to... Link
standard Firefly From what facility did the ship's doctor Simon rescue his sister River from? Mental
standard Star Wars Who lived beyond the Dune Sea? Obi-Wan Kenobi live beyond the Dune Sea.

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