Sample Quiz Night Questions

It's actually quite difficult to get the 'right' quiz questions for a trivia night. Our job is to provide trivia questions that are not too easy or too hard, and not irrelevant or obscure, but are also accurate and current. They should be interesting, entertaining, thought provoking and memorable. Our goal is for the questions to promote discussion and debate during and after the quiz.



Please note, though, some of these questions are intentionally out of date. Sorry but we can't give away all our latest and greatest trivia questions.

General Knowledge Quiz Questions:

How many "C's" denote the value of a diamond? 4 (Cut, Clarity. Colour, Carat)

What animal-linked word describes someone who always gets blamed? Scapegoat

Which is the lowest whole number, when spelt out, is in correct alphabetical order? Forty (take your time with this one, many people get it wrong!)

Music Quiz Night Questions:

According to Tina Turner, what is the speed limit in Nutbush? 25 MPH

Which band has won more ARIA awards, Crowded House or Midnight Oil? Crowded House (11-10)

Movie Quiz Questions:

Which actor died shortly after starring as The Joker in The Dark Knight? HEATH LEDGER

In winning his first Golden Globe Award, who thanked every American who had not sued him?  Sacha Baron Cohen (Borat)

Australian Quiz Questions:

Which of these real estate agencies did not originate in Australia – Ray White, LJ Hooker or Century 21? Century 21

What car model was being made by Mitsubishi's Adelaide plant when its closure was announced in 2008? Mitsubishi 380

Sports Trivia Questions:

Who did Matthew Hayden pass as having scored the most one-day international runs in a calendar year? MARK WAUGH

How many play-off holes were needed before Aaron Baddeley won the 2007 Australian Masters? FOUR

Other Novelty & Bonus Questions:

All full packages include a Who Am I bonus question and a Tonight's Task novelty Trivia Night Question.

Tonight's Task: This is a task for players to complete during the night. For example, match faces with names, match the actor with his/her movie or solve a word puzzle. Usually the Tonight's Task is only used in the event of a tie, its main role is to keep players occupied between rounds.

Who Am I: As the name suggests, this question requires the players to solve the clues and name the person. A new clue is offered each round with the number of bonus points players can win falling with each additional clue. For example, the first clue might start "I was born in ..." and be worth 6 points. Teams only get one answer for the competition.