Below are the answer to the sample trivia questions given in the stories on bar trivia.

“Shoeless” Joe Jackson is associated with the White Sox’ attempt to fix the World Series.

Edgar Allan Poe is the only non-Brit on the list.

Bioluminescence is how living organisms emit light.

The theme song for “Smallville” includes “Somebody save me.”

Antarctica is the continent with the largest percentage of fresh water.

The highest score a bowler can get with no strikes is 190.

SOS Pads will clean whitewall tires.

Ajax was known as the white tornado.

The Sun makes a man take off his coat in Aesop’s Fables.

William Henry Harrison never issued an executive order — he died after just 40 days in office.

Life jackets were called Mae Wests.

Teams that have won multiple championships include UCLA, Kentucky, North Carolina, Duke, Indiana, Connecticut, Kansas, Louisville, Cincinnati, Florida, Michigan State, North Carolina State, Oklahoma State, San Francisco, and Villanova.

Top top 10 countries in gross national income per capita are Monaco, Liechtenstein, Norway, Qatar, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Australia, Denmark, Sweden, and the United States.

The four-letter Emmy-winning TV show is Lost.

The most difficult pin configuration in bowling is a 7-10 split.

Hall of Fame catcher Carlton Fisk shares a name with Hall of Fame pitcher Steve Carlton.

The most popular social media site in 2006 was MySpace.

Martin Scorsese shot Michael Jackson’s “Bad.”

Benjamin Franklin was the oldest signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Jason White, a quarterback at the University of Oklahoma, won the Heisman Trophy in 2003 but was never drafted.

Trivia’s Roots

‘Trivia” was first given as the name of a casual parlor game in a column by Ed Goodgold and Dan Carlinsky in the Columbia Daily Spectator on February 5, 1965.

Their book, “Trivia,” based on the games they organized at Columbia, was published in 1966 and became a New York Times bestseller. They followed with “More Trivial Trivia.”

The board game Trivial Pursuit was released in 1982.

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