Trivia Nerd

Open Trivia Question API

Search Questions


Random Sample Questions

Total Number of Questions Presently: 190
Style Category Question Answer
standard Doctor Who In an episode heavily featuring the music of classic rock band ELO, what was the original purpose for the main characters meeting together? To find the Doctor
standard Star Wars Who said, "He is as clumsy as he is stupid"? Darth Vader
standard Star Wars What actor portrayed General Dodonna? Alex McCrindle
standard Star Wars Who retrieved Yoda after his battle with Emperor Palpatine? Bail Organa retrieved Yoda after his battle with Emperor Palpatine.
standard Classic Kid's TV Sheldon and Nermal were characters on what popular kids cartoon? Garfield and friends

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