Ahh, Trivia fun game to pass the time. Trivia derived from trivial meaning “of little importance” is almost the opposite of general knowledge, which is the information that holds significance.
This Trivia game began in the 1960s when bored college students started asking each other unimportant questions relevant to pop culture. Later on, the game developed into a hobby.
Today, competitions are organized for both kids and adults alike. Games like “Who wants to be a millionaire?” and “Jeopardy” owe their concepts to the game of trivia and general knowledge. The majority of the participants in such game shows are enthusiasts.
There are no shortcuts to win a trivia night. Either you know the answer, or you don’t. The best way is to prepare yourself. Preparation does include increasing your general knowledge but working smarter is better than working harder. Supposedly, if you are taking part in a trivia night in a bar known for hosting the race and motorsports enthusiasts, you need to read and learn about this subject. have you not heard “While in Rome do as the Romans do.”
The second best advice is to take your most knowledgeable friend with you. People who usually think outside the box win Trivia games. If you are going with a team, Let the team member do the talking; you should keep yourself focused on answering the questions.
Practice makes you perfect. For your practice, we have compiled a list of apps and websites with questions for and free quizzes for kids to practice for your trivia nights.
- Random Trivia Generator
The Random Trivia Generator is a free platform with multiple categories (arts, science, general, geography, history, and entertainment) and levels to choose from. The game is available for both adults and kids, and you will find plenty of free quizzes for kids on many subjects. With constant new updates and ever-increasing questions bank, RTG is the most popular trivia night online option available today.
Quip Up offers a wide range of topics from general knowledge, popular culture, current events, sports, Harry Potter books. The platform guarantees a fun trivia night for family and friends. Quiz Up also provides free quizzes for kids to enjoy some trivia.
QuizUp allows the online inclusion of friends via Facebook. QuizUp membership has increased substantially over the past few years.
Trivia Maker is one of the leading applications for playing trivia and general knowledge games. With multiple categories and online integration with other social media platforms, Trivia Maker allows you to host and play trivia games. The application also allows you to submit your trivia questions and customization. It also provides free quiz for kids with subscriptions. They have four different game styles to choose from, grid, list, trivia, and wheel! Pick what design will work best for your next virtual event.
Game Apart is an excellent platform available online and on Play Store and I-tunes. The game utilizes online video conferencing techniques and asks trivia and general knowledge questions. The best part is; you are free to choose the video conferencing platform so; it can be zoom, skype, or google meet. Both adults and kids can play in the game as the application offers free quizzes for kids.
With more than 200 subjects and categories, the Poppy quiz shines as one of the most intuitive trivia games available online. Poppy quiz is a multiplayer platform that is free. Like other applications, Poppy Quiz also allows you to submit your trivia and general knowledge questions. The game is face-off themed with six rounds.
- Some Honorable mentions are:
- Virtual Trivia on Zoom by Sporcle
- Jeopardy! On Drivetime
Wishing You Best of luck with your trivia night. Enjoy!