Trivia Nerd

Open Trivia Question API

Search Questions


Random Sample Questions

Total Number of Questions Presently: 190
Style Category Question Answer
analogy General Nerd The Millennium Falcon is to Han Solo as The Normandy is to... Commander Shepard
analogy General Nerd Ironman is to the Avengers as Batman is to... The Justice League
standard Firefly What children's toys might Wash be seen playing with? Dinosaurs
standard Doctor Who What villain is tormented by the constant sound of beating drums in his head? The Master
standard Star Wars What was Han Solo's rank in the Rebel Alliance at the Battle of Hoth? Han Solo's rank in the Rebel Alliance at the Battle of Hoth was Captain

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