There's this Facebook thing. A question will be asked like "Name a city without the letter E in the name. Bet you can't!" or some other equally easy question. 8032324089 people will then comment "Um, Atlanta! OMG This is so easy how stupid do u think i am?" People jump all over them to show how smart they are. What's the point of these things? [more inside]
Good sources for science trivia? [more inside]
Are buzzfeed/playbuzz style quizzes able to correlate my answers to my identity when I use Incognito Mode in Chrome? [more inside]
Any recommendations for shows similar to University Challenge and Only Connect? I think what I love about these is how non-showbiz they are. It's just people who have exceptional breadth of knowledge and enjoy competing for its own sake. TV, radio, anything is welcome.
Is there a way to create a Google Forms quiz which will grade itself and email or text me the results? [more inside]
I'll be appearing on a tough UK based TV based quiz show soon. I was looking for a book that is a compendium of useful general knowledge, quizzing type facts for revision! Categories such as all the US presidents in order, British monarchs , periodic table, UN secretary-generals, winners of Nobel prizes, state capitals, breakthroughs in science, Booker prize winners etc etc..? [more inside]
Hi Mefites: I'm looking for a free/cheap web service that allows me to ask someone a few multiple choice questions via a survey and then be able to give them a text-based diagnostic (not a numerical score). Something similar to this, via Buzzfeed, where they ask a few multiple choice questions and at the end, they give you a pre-written response to how you've answered. [more inside]
I am currently working with a local nonprofit to create a new grant program focused on community engagement. This organization serves primarily as a funding intermediary, raising funds and distributing them as grants to other nonprofits throughout the region. They actually have a number of existing grant programs that already require varying levels of community engagement, education, and/or outreach, and have tasked me with creating a self-assessment tool to pair potential grantees to the most appropriate grant(s). I'm thinking I need a tool that would help me create something similar to those personality quizzes you find online, but I am finding it difficult to know what resources exist for this and how I should format the thing. [more inside]
How would I go about programming a map which would fill-in an area with color when a question was answered correctly? [more inside]
My husband and I used to LOVE playing Buzz Quiz World on PS3 against random folks online. This was a few years ago before we had kids. Recently, we tried to resurrect the fun, only to find no one else playing online. Upon doing a little research, we see that they're shutting down the Buzz Quiz World servers completely! My question is this: Does anyone have an online multiplayer "couch-to-couch" quiz or trivia game they love? Does anyone even know of a single one that exists anymore? I just read through a comprehensive list of all games expected to come out on the PS4, and... NOTHING. Am I just an old, old lady? Buzz Quiz World was so much fun...
I need to organize a pub quiz in Richmond VA for next February in advance of a wedding. Can you recommend venues that might welcome the crowd? The pub quiz would be open to the public.
What's the best way to have a document turned into a fill-in-the-blanks quiz? In other words, I'm looking for a program that will remove key words from a document for the purpose of memorization. Ideally, it would avoid filler words like "and," "of," or "for," etc.
I want to do a quiz that encourages having a guess above getting the exact right answer. What I'm looking for is a collection of questions and answers where the answer is some estimable number. [more inside]
Ten years or so ago, I played (the predecessor to) this now defunct quiz. Basically, there was a list of questions each week. You answered as many as you could and emailed in your answers with explanations/justifications (plus an entry fee of a question for a future quiz). Is there something similar out there now? [more inside]
I have to host a trivia quiz for friends in a couple of weeks. What rounds should it have? [more inside]
So in a week I'm starting a gig writing questions for a tv quiz show! Where are your favourite online (or offline!) repositories or trivia and amazing facts? [more inside]
I run a monthly Pub Quiz and I have a website, running on Wordpress which I use for announcing upcoming quizzes, publishing results and past questions / answers. At the moment I publish the questions and answers (50 per month) as separate blog posts with a category of Question or Answer tagged with the month and year. Is there a smarter, more intuitive way of doing it? [more inside]
I'm planning on holding a private birthday pub quiz at the beginning of December, somewhere in London. The only problem is I can't find a suitable venue, and I'm struggling on ways to make it really special. Your help is appreciated! [more inside]
What are the best Sporcle quizzes that don't show up on the Most Popular or Highest Rated categories? [more inside]
Pub quiz music question setting. Bands or song titles with the theme of the ten commandments? [more inside]
Anyone know any good pub quizzes in Brooklyn (preferably Park Slope or vicinity)? [more inside]
What are some good educational phone applications? [more inside]
Does this kind of quiz/test/thing exist: a checkbox list of attributes from all of the countries in the world that you can check off and it will tell you what countries meet those requirements? [more inside]
I am looking for a quiz program that will interactively help me practice my times tables, rehearsing the answers I get wrong a lot and waiting until I make progress before adding new questions to learn. [more inside]
I am on the planning committee of an annual event held by my grad program in which the students and faculty do various activities and performances, play games, and generally make fun of each other. I need some ideas, preferably involving laughter and/or making the faculty do slightly embarrassing stuff. [more inside]
Please give me your favourite trivia questions that really make you think and scratch your head. [more inside]
I need to build a website where part of the functionality is to provide a weekly or biweekly quiz, and if all of the answers are correct, a certificate is provided to download and print. Ideally, the quiz takers name would be on the certificate as well. And it would be super fabulous if it integrated well with joomla or wordpress, but at that point I'm probably asking for magic ponies dipped in dark chocolate, but figured I'd ask. Any suggestions?
Are any of these materials science analogies ambiguous? How can they be improved? [more inside]
I've created a Facebook event for a quiz I am running and invited my friends. I also want to be able to invite the friends of one of my friends. Is this possible without involving him? [more inside]
Any recommendations for pub quiz nights on Long Island (Nassau County)? [more inside]
I want to create simple quizzes on my website. Teach me, oh MeFi. [more inside]
A non-profit I volunteer for wants to set up online quizzes, but doesn't have the manpower right now to integrate them into their normal website. Is there a good external solution? [more inside]
There was a quiz site, very similar to All Look Same, where one had to guess which European country someone was from by their photograph. Any idea what this was?
Can you recommend any XBOX 360 (or PC/MAC/Linux for that matter) games that are more quiz / education oriented (not counting Trivial Pursuit). Specifically, I'm thinking of games that involve things like: naming / identifying countries / capitals / rivers / mountains etc; naming / identifying species of animals or plants; anatomy / medicine type stuff; physics simulators like Phun. [more inside]
How do I make a Flash quiz with an internal high score table dividing players by country? [more inside]
Can you help me create a Word test that I can email to potential employees (without them being able to cheat on it too easily)? And without purchasing new software? [more inside]
Developing excellent academic general knowledge. [more inside]
Library-Related Trivia? [more inside]
Creating custom quizzes, polls and surveys for a blog... your experiences? [more inside]
What's the best tool for making Facebook quizzes? [more inside]
I am looking for this website that has flash quizzes and for the life of me I cannot remember what it is called. Probably the most noticeable thing about it is the quizzes come in episodes and the loading screen always contains the top half of a bald head and the eyes follow your mouse around. Anyone know what this website is called?
I need to create web based learning modules and need some advice. [more inside]
Looking for a quiz creator to use with engagement website, details and requirements inside. [more inside]
Looking for online grammar exercises, games, etc. that would enable me to do a few exercises here and there throughout the day. [more inside]
A while back someone ran a personality test called The Cube on me. I've also played a similar game whereby each participant in turn says "I have never done [name of activity x goes here]" and the others around the table have to drink if they have done x. Can you recommend any other fun games, personality tests or quizzes that can be used in social situations, can be easily memorised, don't require much in the way of additional materials and help you get to know others better? School-age, juvenile stuff is perfectly acceptable!
How would you go about cramming for a general knowledge quiz? [more inside]
I recall seeing a quiz on the internet some time ago, that asked you about 20 questions, and then told you how logical your thought processes were, and told you why. Do you know where I can find this quiz? [more inside]
Can anyone point me to a vbulletin script that forces you to pass a quiz in order to use the forum? [more inside]
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