Join Us OCTOBER 4 for another virtual MIDDAY TRIVIA BREAK

Try the ultimate live trivia experience before you buy: You’re invited on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, as the Big Quiz Thing presents another one-hour virtual quiz show, playable online and absolutely free. Tune in as America’s greatest live quizmaster (and our founder), Noah Tarnow, offers a quick midday trivia spectacular, giving you a taste of what […]

Celebrating Our 20th Anniversary

Watch Quizmaster Noah look back on the best (and worst) questions asked at the very first Big Quiz Thing trivia event, two decades ago. Play Death in This Is Spinal Tap Play The Message of the Anthora Coffee Cup Play Breath: A Unique Work of Theater Play (Once) the World’s Tallest Building Play Minute Maid […]

Meet the Bay Area’s Quizzard of Trivia

Read about our founder, Quizmaster Noah Tarnow, in the Bay Area’s events arts and culture newsletter, Broke Ass Stuart. https://brokeassstuart.com/2022/06/17/meet-the-bay-areas-quizzard-of-trivia/

What Is Hybrid Trivia?

As the world emerges from pandemic—sort of, kind of, hopefully, work with me here—we all like to think we’re stronger for the experience. And in the small corner of the universe that the Big Quiz Thing inhabits—the events business—it is possible to emerge with a sense of optimism. During the pandemic, we at the BQT […]

We’re Hiring! Seeking a Director of Operations

Job Description: Director of Operations (full time) The Big Quiz Thing, America’s premier provider of corporate and private trivia events, is looking for a new Director of Operations. Our excellent team is in need of someone to sharpen us into the ultimate trivia-production team, overseeing daily operations, coordinating longer-term projects, and supervising new hires. We’re in […]

Making Trivia Fun: 
Smart-Ass Points

The Big Quiz Thing is always working to make our games fun for a variety of people: Not just hardcore trivia geeks, but also the curious layperson. Sometimes it’s a tricky needle to thread—make your material too easy, the geeks will get bored; make it too hard, trivia Muggles will be turned off. This is […]

6 Reasons Why Team Building Trivia Game Is Perfect In Corporate Events

People: A rare constant in the world of business. You can have the greatest product/service in history, but if the human beings pulling the strings aren’t working together efficiently, success can be elusive. This is where team building comes in—it’s vital to develop the collaborative skills that make workplaces more efficient. And custom trivia is uniquely […]

“Figureoutable”: The Hallmark Of Great Trivia Questions

At any Big Quiz Thing event, the quizmaster throws around the neologism “figureoutable” (both verbally and as a nifty sound effect). It’s a funny word, and a nice bit of branding for the quality trivia content that we pride ourselves on. We strive to provide a good time for all kinds of clients and audiences—trivia […]

The Jeopardy! Experience

Our founder and senior quizmaster, Noah Tarnow, shares his history with the quizziest quiz show of them all. Even in the loony-bin pantheon of American television, TV quiz shows  are especially weird. It’s nothing but watching complete strangers playing a trivia game – performing no physical activity, producing no heated rivalries, rarely having even the […]

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