WQXR Features

WQXR's Eine Kleine Trivia Nacht

Monday, April 27, 2015

On Wednesday, May 6, WQXR presents a classical music-themed trivia night at BAM. Take this quiz to determine how well you might do on the quiz hot seat.

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Freakonomics Radio

“Tell Me Something I Don’t Know”

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The debut of a live game show from Freakonomics Radio, with judges Malcolm Gladwell, Ana Gasteyer, and David Paterson.

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The Takeaway

Movie Date Quiz Night! Live in Brooklyn!

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Attention New Yorkers!

On October 27, for the first time ever, The Takeaway's Movie Date podcast is hosting a very special (and spooky) night of bar trivia. In honor of Halloween, questions will focus on scary movies, skin-crawling history, and some top-secret subjects that we won't divulge here. Rafer and Kristen will be there, reading off clues, offering moral support, and handing out prizes. We're expecting it to be very full, so if you want prime space come early!

Sunday, October 27
8pm - 9:30pm
Pacific Standard Bar
82 4th Avenue
Park Slope, Brooklyn
Trains: 2/3/4/5/B/D/N/R/Q at Atlantic/Barclays
Admission: Free (plus the cost of drinks)

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Ask Me Another Takes Summer Stage

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Ophira Eisenberg, host of NPR's Ask Me Another, and Jonathan Coulton, the one-man house band for Ask Me Another, discuss their upcoming show this Friday, which kicks off Central Park's SummerStage.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Ask Me Another Takes on the Supreme Court

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

WNYC's newest show is Ask Me Another. Host Ophira Eisenberg and house musician Jonathan Coulton disuss the program and lead a Supreme Court themed quiz. Listeners: Are you a Supreme Court expert? We're looking for two SCOTUS nerds to take the quiz. If you want to play along, call 212-433-9692!

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The Takeaway

And You Call Yourself an American?

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

What is essential knowledge for an American citizen? For the government, that's not a philosophical question, it's a pragmatic list of essential civic knowledge, codified in the citizenship test. Think you could pass? Try it out with this practice test from the US Citizenship and Immigration Services department.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

A World of Curiosities

Monday, May 21, 2012

Scientist and explorer John Oldale shares a wealth of fascinating facts and the unexpected stories behind them. His book A World of Curiosities: Surprising, Interesting, and Downright Unbelievable Facts from Every Nation on the Planet touches on history, travel, politics, natural history and more.

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The Takeaway

Movie Trivia Question

Friday, February 12, 2010

In these top 25 grossing romantic comedies of all time, 1) Did the guy get the girl and 2) Who's the girl?

  • Ghost
  • Sleepless in Seattle
  • Jerry MacGuire

Let us know in the comments, and listen to the answer here:

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