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Now You Know Canada's Heroes

by Doug Lennox Dundurn (August 24, 2009)

When it comes to Q&A trivia, Doug Lennox has no peer. Sir Isaac Brock, Tecumseh, Laura Secord, Norman Bethune, Terry Fox, and Roberta Bondar are all Canadian icons weve come to cherish. Doug delivers the goods...


Geekspeak: How Life + Mathematics = Happiness

by Dr. Graham Tattersall HarperCollins e-books (March 01, 2011)

How big is your vocabulary?

How heavy is your house?

Do the dead outnumber the living?

What are the best words to use in a personal ad?

We humans are a curious species, prone to think, ruminate, reflect, cogitate,...


I Know That Name!: The People Behind Canada's Best Known Brand Names from Elizabeth Arden to Walter Zeller

by Randy Ray & Mark Kearney Dundurn (September 01, 2002)

Full of fun facts, intriguing trivia, and engrossing explorations of more than 100 Canadians who beat the odds to become household names.


Now You Know Crime Scenes: The Little Book of Answers

by Doug Lennox Dundurn (September 30, 2007)

With the popularity of today's TV police dramas, we all think we're forensics experts. But what do we really know? Now You Know Crime Scenes, one of bestselling author Doug Lennox's Little Books of Answers,...


Now You Know: The Book of Answers

by Doug Lennox & Catriona Wight Dundurn (September 01, 2003)

With all the conciseness of his original radio scripts, Doug Lennox "cuts to the quick" in telling you the things you always wanted to know.


120 questions about ancient Egypt

by Raphaël Bertrand L'Empire de l'Ame (September 21, 2013)

120 questions about deities, geography, history of ancient Egypt.

The Author of this quiz teaches hieroglyphic egyptian, hieratic writing and history of ancient Egypt.


Do Penguins Have Knees?

by David Feldman HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Ponder, if you will

What happens to your Social Security number when you die?

Why are peanuts listed as an ingredient in plain M&Ms?

Why is Barbie's hair made out of nylon, but Ken's hair is plastic?

What makes...


So You Think You Know Rock and Roll?

by Peter E. Meltzer Skyhorse (June 06, 2017)

Rolling Stone magazine recently released its list of the 100 greatest albums in rock music history, a period spanning more than fifty years. Nearly 60 percent of those albums were released in the decade from...


How to Buy an Elephant and 38 Other Things You Never Knew You Wanted to Know

by John Krausz Skyhorse (November 17, 2007)

While it's possible to go through life not knowing how to tie a dhoti or carve an endless wooden chain, you never know when unusual skills will come in handy. And that's the fun of this fabulously bizarre handbook,...


Did Thomas Crapper Really Invent the Toilet?

by Catherine O'Reilly Skyhorse (November 17, 2008)

Which came first, sliced bread or the toaster? When did most people begin wearing deodorant? Who invented the electric blanket? Catherine O'Reilly tackles questions such as these with a keen curiosity and well-honed...


Born in the USA

by Trevor Homer Skyhorse (June 23, 2009)

From Bubble Wrap to Bubblegum, from Men-on-the-Moon to Monopoly, from Kidney Transplants to Kool-Aid, to microwave ovens to M & M's, America has been at the forefront of the main advances of the human race for...


Curiosities of Literature

by John Sutherland Skyhorse (January 01, 2011)

When did cigarettes start making an appearance in English literature? Which author's heart was purportedly eaten by a cat? One of our best-known and best-loved literary critics turns his attention to the more...


Game Query

by Philip Coggan, Geoffrey Carr, Josie Delap & John Prideaux et al. The Economist (July 30, 2018)

Test yourself against The Economist's champion quiz team - the only trivia book you'll ever need!

Trivia books are a dime a dozen. Trust The Economist, which knows the price and the value of everything, to do...


Seriously Curious

by Tom Standage The Economist (November 26, 2018)

Smart, savvy answers to universal questions, from the highly popular The Economist Explains and Daily Chart blogs-a treat for the knowing, the uninitiated, and the downright curious.

Seriously Curious: The Facts...


Go Figure

by Tom Standage The Economist (November 07, 2016)

Go Figure: Things You Didn't Know You Didn't Know brings together for the first time the very best explainers and charts, written and created by top journalists to help us understand such brain-bending conundrums...


The Bible in One Hour & Pocket Bible Trivia

by Stan Campbell FaithWords (October 31, 2016)

Two entertaining and enlightening works in a portable, flip book format: a quick-yet-comprehensive survey of the Bible and a Bible trivia game that's fun to play alone or with friends.

What if you could learn...


Lights Camera Booze

by Kourtney Jason, Lauren Metz & Amanda Lanzone Ulysses Press (September 24, 2013)

MAKE MOVIE NIGHT EPIC

Invite friends over, mix some drinks, press play and drink, drink, drink every time Lights Camera Booze tells you to. It’s 80-proof fun in front of the big screen when this book turns...


Jawsome Shark Quizzes

by Karen Chu Ulysses Press (June 06, 2017)

Dive into Shark-Infested Trivia

You call yourself a shark a-fish-ionado, but how well do you really know the ocean’s ultimate predator? Test your intelligence with these interactive quizzes packed to the gills...


Good Job, Brain!

by Karen Chu, Colin Felton & Dana Nelson Ulysses Press (September 13, 2016)

MIND-EFFING FACTOIDS AND QUIRKY COMMENTARY THAT GIVE THE TRADITIONAL TRIVIA BOOK A FUN REBOOT

Which came first, Brad Pitt or lasers? Who, what, or where is “shrapnel” named after? And can you really use...


Sorry, I'm British!

by Ben Crystal, Adam Russ & Ed McLachlan Oneworld Publications (October 01, 2010)

An original and funny take on what it is to be British

The A to Z guide to your own laughable behaviour

Explore the oddities of the British psyche with this informative and witty illustrated guide. From small-talk...


Serial Killer Trivia

by Michelle Kaminsky Ulysses Press (July 22, 2019)

The Ultimate Collection of Serial Killer Trivia for True Crime Fanatics

This bloody and completely true trivia collection will horrify and intrigue readers, with answers to questions like “What was John Wayne...


The Ultimate Book of Golf Trivia

by Ryan Hannable, Rob Oppenheim & Gary Player Sports Publishing (May 05, 2020)

Become a golf trivia expert with these challenging questions about Jack Nicklaus, the Masters, Tiger Woods, and more!

 

The Ultimate Book of Golf Trivia tests and expands your knowledge of golf—covering the...


How Does Aspirin Find a Headache?

by David Feldman HarperAudio (January 31, 2006)

Ponder, if you will ...

Do snakes sneeze?

Why didn't the three musketeers carry muskets?

What happens to the holes that are punched out of looseleaf paper?

Why don't people smile in old photos?

Pop culture guru David...


Collins Quiz Master: 10,000 general knowledge questions

by Collins Puzzles Collins (September 05, 2019)

500 quizzes to test your general knowledge to the limit with 10,000 questions arranged in easy, medium and difficult categories.

All quizzes and answers are hyperlinked for ease of use. You can choose to hide...


#TIL: Today I Learned

by Stephen Spignesi Skyhorse (April 28, 2020)

From Abraham Lincoln to Babe Ruth, movies and music to politics and biology, New York Times bestselling author Stephen Spignesi compiles five hundred facts in this addictive bathroom reader trivia book.

From...


Geeks Who Drink Presents: Duh!

by Christopher D. Short Adams Media (September 03, 2019)

100 hilarious essays, based on blindingly obvious questions, from the creators of Geeks Who Drink--led by six-time Jeopardy! champion, Christopher D. Short.

The best trivia questions are usually the ones that...


You're the Umpire

by Wayne Stewart Skyhorse (April 28, 2010)

Do you think you have what it takes to be a Major League umpire? Well, now you can test your knowledge of the game with Wayne Stewart's You're the Umpire.

Divided into three sections, this unusual handbook offers...


The Ultimate Book of New York Lists

by Bert Randolph Sugar & C. N. Richardson Skyhorse (November 15, 2009)

Where can you find New York City's best hamburger? What are the ten best songs ever written about New York? The ten best books set in New York? Bert Randolph Sugar and some famous friends answer these burning...


Christmas Miscellany

by Jonathan Green Skyhorse (November 01, 2009)

Wouldn't it be great to understand all our Christmas traditions? Here, Jonathan Green offers the fascinating history behind our most beloved holiday traditions. For example, myrrh is incense made from the resin...


The Baseball Maniac's Almanac

by Stuart Shea, Ken Samelson & Bert Randolph Sugar Sports Publishing (March 15, 2016)

An addictive read that is sure to spark conversation wherever baseball is spoken, this updated edition of The Baseball Maniac’s Almanac is part reference, part trivia, part brain teaser, and absolutely the...


You're the Ref

by Wayne Stewart Skyhorse (September 01, 2011)

Do you think you have what it takes to be a major college or pro football referee? Well now you can test your knowledge of the game with Wayne Stewart's You're the Ref.

You're the Ref is divided into three exciting...


Numberpedia

by Herb W. Reich Skyhorse (January 02, 2011)

What does the number 67 mean to you? Do you associate it with a year? After all, 1967 was the year The Beatles released both Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and Magical Mystery Tour. It was also the...


The Unofficial U.S. Census

by Les Krantz & Chris Smith Arcade (April 01, 2011)

On April 1, 2011, the Official 2010 U.S. Census Report will be released. On that same day, The Unofficial U.S. Census will shed light (and a bit of laughter) on all the other facts that Americans are itching...


Name That Ballplayer

by Wayne Stewart Skyhorse (May 12, 2009)

Taking a cue from the legendary TV game show Name That Tune, Wayne Stewart's Name That Ballplayer is a unique baseball quiz book. This is not just a list of questions followed by the answers. Readers are given...


Fun Facts to Engage Students

by Jane C. Flinn Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 30, 2018)

Curious about the world around you? Brushing up for Trivia Night? Studying for a test? Looking for new dinner-table discussion topics?

Take a deep-dive into subjects you may have learned about in school, but...


Uncle John's Presents the Ultimate Challenge Trivia Quiz

by Bathroom Readers' Institute Portable Press (June 01, 2012)

If you consider yourself a trivia expert, Uncle John has created the perfect book for you.

Who knows more about trivia than the folks at the Bathroom Readers’ Institute? Nobody, that’s who! With more than...


All Things History

by Jane C. Flinn Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 12, 2018)

On July 1, 1941, the world’s first television commercial aired on NBC advertising what?

What sport was once called “battledore”?

Which president made his millions as a geologist, traveling the world as an...


Don't Dream It's Over: The 80s Music Party Game

by Martin Joseph Quinn eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

How much do you remember about the music of the Big '80s? Don't Dream It's Over: The '80s Music Party Game tests your knowledge of the songs, albums, lyrics, and lifestyles of hundreds of your favorite New Wave...


College Football Traditions and Rivalries

by Morrow Gift Morrow Gift (September 04, 2018)

A must-have for football fans of all ages, this handsomely designed gift book is a comprehensive illustrated guide to the greatest traditions and rivalries in college football.

Every Saturday each fall, millions...


All Things Science

by Jane C. Flinn Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 17, 2017)

Curious about the world around you? Think you know everything you need to know about science and scientists, food, animals, space, or the Earth? Look no further than All Things Science: Learning by Reading Fun...


Secrets of the Olympic Ceremonies

by Myles Garcia eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

Everything you always wanted to know about Olympic rituals and ceremonies but were too afraid to ask. Untold stories of Olympic intrigue and chicanery woven with secrets and behind-the-scene buzz of how these...


Good Job, Brain!: Trivia, Quizzes and More Fun From the Popular Pub Quiz Podcast

by Karen Chu, Colin Felton, Dana Nelson & Chris Kohler Ulysses Press (August 22, 2016)

MIND-EFFING FACTOIDS AND QUIRKY COMMENTARY THAT GIVE THE TRADITIONAL TRIVIA BOOK A FUN REBOOT

Which came first, Brad Pitt or lasers? Who, what, or where is “shrapnel” named after? And can you really use cheese...


The Biggest Book of Hockey Trivia

by Don Weekes Greystone Books (December 01, 2009)

Hockey trivia master Don Weekes has cherry-picked more than 800 of his most compelling trivia questions and records to create this authoritative collection. Who was the only player to captain Steve Yzerman in...


Jawsome Shark Quizzes

by Karen Chu Ulysses Press (April 17, 2017)

Perfect for shark fans of any age, this is the ultimate trivia collection on everything shark

For one week every summer you become consumed by shark facts, videos, and stories. But how much do you really know...


Now You Know Canada

by Doug Lennox Dundurn (June 03, 2017)

  • All-Canadian trivia book from Doug Lennox’s extensive Now You Know series
  • The Now You Know series is beloved across Canada, having sold over 240,000 copies, and the first book in the series, Now You Know,...


The Best Bar Trivia Book Ever

by Michael O'Neill Adams Media (September 05, 2014)

The ultimate guide to becoming a bar trivia champion!

Which NBA coach coined and trademarked the term "threepeat"?

Which animal has four knees?

Which famous candy bar is named for a U.S. president's daughter?...


Now You Know Pirates: The Little Book of Answers

by Doug Lennox Dundurn (March 26, 2008)

The true Blackbeard, Captain Kidd, Sir Henry Morgan, and lots more, from ancient keelhauling to twenty-first-century buccaneering, are all here in Q & A commodore Doug Lennox's Now You Know Pirates.


Now You Know Big Book of Answers

by Doug Lennox Dundurn (August 31, 2007)

The master of Q & A is back with a treasure trove of his favourite trivia culled from his four previous Now You Know books, plus 150 brand new questions. Doug Lennox dispenses knowledge concisely in this fun,...


Now You Know Almost Everything: The Book of Answers, Vol. 3

by Doug Lennox Dundurn (October 08, 2005)

Never losing sight of the joy of discovering the "why" of ordinary things, Now You Know Almost Everything makes sure you just about know it all.


Now You Know More: The Book of Answers, Vol. 2

by Doug Lennox & Catriona Wight Dundurn (September 01, 2004)

The runaway bestseller Now You Know: The Book of Answers, went through five printings and sold over 20,000 copies. In this second book, Lennox continues to trace the history and reasons for hundreds of expressions...