Trivia Nerd

Open Trivia Question API

Search Questions


Random Sample Questions

Total Number of Questions Presently: 190
Style Category Question Answer
standard Doctor Who What was the chosen name of the alien villain that claimed to have a bad case of Excima? Absorbalof
standard Doctor Who Which companion held the doctors Timelord persona in a pocket watch? Martha Jones
jeopardy Star Trek This debilitating alien combat move was originally planned as a punch to the face What is the Vulcan Nerve Pinch?
standard Doctor Who What planet carpeted in red blades of grass was lost forever into the void? Gallifray
standard Star Wars Who was the production designer on Star Wars: A New Hope? John Barry was the production designer on Star Wars: A New Hope.

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