Android apps to keep under the table at trivia night

Feb 19, 2011

Look, I’m no cheat… I’m a serious trivia player. And I know I can’t just look up a question on my phone once it’s been asked. But I CAN look stuff up between when the categories are announced and the questions are asked! Here’s how I win…


Quick and easy, the greatest source if you know a question is going to be about a specific event or person.


IMDb for Android

ANYTHING about a film or someone involved in a film, it’s there.


History of the NFL: Shmoop

This is just one example from the whole series of Shmoop apps that are great for trivia. When you know the theme ahead of time (2 weeks ago it was sports, which is why I know this app), download one of the Shmoops and use it as a primer.


NYTimes – Latest News

Current events? It doesn’t get much more current than the NYT. Quick, review those headlines! Who did what today in Iran?


1001 Literature Trivia(Lite)

Not so great for reference but excellent for practicing away from the game, the 1001 apps for trivia in geography, literature, art and other topics will keep you on your toes!


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