The Original Trivia Treasury: 1,001 Questions for Competitive Play

The Original Trivia Treasury: 1,001 Questions for Competitive Play

by R. Wayne Schmittberger

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Overview

The Original Trivia Treasury "If you liked Trivial Pursuit, you'll love this book!" —Matthew J. Costello Author, The Greatest Puzzles of All Time "Wayne has a special knack for devising ingenious games with a great sense of fun. His trivia questions are so interesting and thought-provoking they make you feel a need to know the answer and, as the best trivia questions are apt to do, they make you feel smarter than you really are." —Will Shortz Editor, Games magazine Which is deeper—the Atlantic Ocean or the Pacific? Who was the first host of the Tonight Show? What did the "D" in "D-Day" stand for? Which travels faster—radio waves or X-rays? Written by one of the nation's leading trivia experts, The Original Trivia Treasury offers 1,001 interesting and amusing trivia questions covering a broad range of topics and organized for competitive play. Based on these questions, rules are provided for seven different competitive games and three solitaire variations. Whether played alone or in groups of two to ten, The Original Trivia Treasury offers great entertainment for game mavens and trivia fans of all ages.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471527596
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/12/1990
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.09(h) x 0.54(d)

About the Author

R. WAYNE SCHMITTBERGER was on the staff of Games magazine for eleven years and has invented dozens of board games and hundreds of puzzles.

Table of Contents

Game Rules.

Question Sets.

Entertainment, Literature, and Art.

Geography and Sightseeing.

History and Demographics.

Science and Nature.

Sports and Games.

Potpourri.

1-Point Questions.

2-Point Questions.

3-Point Questions.

Answers.

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