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21 Weird Trivia Questions That Will Shock, Disgust, and Confound

The world is full of unusual, eye-opening, and sometimes disturbing truths. Which is no wonder why the phrase, truth is stranger than fiction, became so widely used. However, connoisseurs of the abnormal know it’s the weirdness that makes life exciting and fun. That makes us believe in the impossible and reach for the stars. Although the number of weird and outlandish facts you don’t know can fill countless books, luckily, you only need to know 21 to pass this weird quiz.

Can you handle facts that are so unbelievable they’ll have your brain wrestling with itself as it tries to accept that they’re actually head-spinning truths? Only those with a hunger for the bizarre and an appetite for learning new things can succeed at answering these questions. So, are you ready to get a little weird? Then, put your brain to the test with these weird trivia questions that are so strange you won’t be able to forget them, even if you want to.

Looking for more random trivia fun? Check out our fun trivia quiz to engage your mind or our teenage trivia quiz to test how hip you really are. Or, if you want to venture a little further, check out our general knowledge trivia questions to prove you know just enough about almost everything.

How many different marshmallow shapes were originally in Lucky Charms cereal?

4

6

8

1

What name is given to a group of crows?

Murder

Parliament

Gathering

Throng

What does the “F” in the acronym NERF stand for?

Foam

Fantastic

Fun

Force

The Chinese chu-ko-nu is a variety of which weapon?

Cannon

Sword

Spear

Crossbow

Which of the following is not a binding knot?

Boa Knot

Reef Knot

Prusik Knot

Granny Knot

How many red balls are used in a game of snooker?

15

10

20

5

The Spam Museum is located in which US State?

Wisconsin

North Dakota

Minnesota

Michigan

What is the only letter that does not appear in the name of a US State?

X

J

Z

Q

What name is given to the jangling discs on the edges of a tambourine?

Zils

Slips

Pings

Tams

In the board game “Battleship”, how many hits does it take to sink a submarine?

5

4

2

3

What writer was born and died with Halley’s comet visible from Earth?

Walt Whitman

Ernest Hemingway

Mark Twain

Edgar Allen Poe

Who was the first person to go over Niagara Falls in a barrel?

Annie Taylor

Matthew Webb

Sam Patch

Karel Soucek

What is the minimum number of dogs in an Iditarod sled team?

16

20

8

12

Which city in New York has the ZIP code 12345?

Watertown

White Plains

Schenectady

Rochester

The “#” symbol on a telephone also goes by what name?

Octothorpe

Octoreme

Octoplast

Octomen

Who invented a glass harmonica with 37 bowls?

Ben Franklin

Wolfgang Mozart

Samuel Morse

Thomas Edison

What name is given to the small pieces of plastic at the ends of shoelaces?

Aglets

Kips

Seals

Picts

The smallest bone in the human body is located where?

The Nose

The Ear

The Jaw

The Foot

PEZ candies are native to which European country?

Germany

Austria

The Netherlands

Switzerland

What Japanese word means “idiot”, “fool”, or “jerk”?

Baka

Moe

Kawaii

Nani

What is a “Bouncing Betty”?

A Land Mine

A Dance

A Truck

A Bottle of Wine

Fans of which football team booed Santa Claus during a halftime appearance in 1968?

Chicago Bears

Philadelphia Eagles

Cincinnati Bengals

Pittsburgh Steelers

A “sawbuck” is how many dollars?

5

2

10

20

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