Trivia Nerd

Open Trivia Question API

Search Questions


Random Sample Questions

Total Number of Questions Presently: 190
Style Category Question Answer
standard Humor What is Love? Baby Don't Hurt Me!
standard Star Wars Who lived beyond the Dune Sea? Obi-Wan Kenobi live beyond the Dune Sea.
standard Star Wars According to Yoda, when would Luke Skywalker know the good side from the bad? When he was calm, at peace.
standard Star Wars Where in Cloud City did Chewbacca find a troubled C-3PO? Chewbacca found a troubled C-3PO in a junk pile.
standard Star Wars Who did C-3PO tell R2-D2 could fix the hyperdrive on the Millennium Falcon? C-3PO told R2-D2 that Chewbacca could fix the hyperdrive on the Millennium Falcon.

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