Trivia Nerd

Open Trivia Question API

Search Questions


Random Sample Questions

Total Number of Questions Presently: 190
Style Category Question Answer
standard Star Wars What, according to Luke Skywalker was the Emperor's weakness? According to Luke Skywalker, the Emperor's overconfidence was his weakness.
standard Doctor Who True Doctor Who fans indisputably renown who as the best doctor? Your mom
standard Classic Kid's TV What Saturday morning cartoon briefly featured a goldfish named pepper? Life with Louie
standard Star Wars Roughly how old was Yoda when Luke Skywalker returned to Dagobah to complete his training? 900 years
standard Firefly The notorious mercenary duo hunting River was known by what unique fashion choice? Blue gloves

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