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by J. Stephen Lang


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Now with facts and trivia related to the American flag and The Star-Spangled Banner, The Big Book of American Trivia has hours of fun packed within its pages. Perfect for party games, family gatherings, and vacations.

Now with facts and trivia related to the American flag and The Star-Spangled Banner, The Big Book of American Trivia has hours of fun packed within its pages.

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Also, the book is nicely organized, with trivia arranged by topic, and some neat sections like 10 questions about each . If you're looking for a big ol' trivia book to quiz yourself or others, I highly recommend Ken Jennings' s Trivia Almanac rather than this one.

Also, the book is nicely organized, with trivia arranged by topic, and some neat sections like 10 questions about each state and 15 or more questions about each decade from the 1910s to the 2000s (only a few questions about each state are actually good trivia questions, of course, but it was a nice thought).

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The Complete Book of Bible Secrets and Mysteries. Is it possible that, with so many people fascinated with trivia and with such a great subject (America), no one has yet published a book of American trivia? It seems so. The book you are now holding is designed to fill that gap. carousel previous carousel next.

Is it possible that, with so many people fascinated with trivia and with such a great subject (America), no one has yet published a book of American trivia? It seems so. The problem is this: What to include? The possibilities seem endless.

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Now with facts and trivia related to the American flag and "e;The Star-Spangled Banner,"e; The Big Book of American Trivia has hours of fun packed within its pages. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.

It's an extravaganza of the trivia kind! Impress your friends (or stump them) with knowledge about all things American—geography, history, entertainment, people, culture, and quirky miscellany. More than 3,000 questions (and answers) provide countless hours of fun as you learn fascinating facts about our marvelous country. The Big Book of American Trivia is perfect for parties, family gatherings, and vacations. This is trivia and Americana at their best!

Comments: (7)

Kiutondyl
I found this book today as a Kindle free download. All the reviews were positive ( 4 & 5 stars only).

I started reading the book as soon as it was on my Kindle Fire. I love how the trivia questions have a blue link at the end of the question to lead you to the correct answer. That makes it so much easier when using this book as a game. My husband loves history, especially American history. This book will also help my oldest son with American history as we play this as a trivia game.

I see my little family using this book as a family game on game night. I recommend this book to any history buff. Also to families for making this book into a game.

5 out of 5 stars due to so many ways to use this book and learn American history at the same time.
Anayanis
My husband and I really wanted to like this book -- we love doing trivia on long car trips (keeps the driver awake), and this seemed like a good replacement for the Ken Jennings's Trivia Almanac, which we needed to take a break from after years of road-trip use (and by the way, the Trivia Almanac is a much, much better trivia book than this). But no amount of high hopes could make this book very good.

First problem: the difficulty level is all over the place. A lot of the questions are too easy, which is made worse by the hints sometimes printed right after the question -- example: "What evening soap's November 21, 1980 episode was one of the top-rated TV shows of all time? (Hint: Who shot...?). I like the hint idea, but the person reading the question has no way to avoid the hint, so it just becomes an easy question whether you wanted it to be or not. And then there are questions that are hard, but not in a challenging way -- more of a "you would never ever know this unless you happened to live near there" way. It seemed that the author was often using a trivia question format not to create gettable questions, but simply to introduce nifty facts (of which there are plenty here) Obviously a good trivia book should have a range of difficulties, but this one rarely hit the "challenging but you can think it through to the right answer" sweet spot.

Second problem: the questions aren't diverse enough. The entertainment questions (movies, TV, etc) skew heavily old -- a lot of questions about the 40s, 50s, 60s, not so many about the 80s, 90s, or 2000s (although my husband actually liked that, because he felt it broadened his horizons. My husband, by the way, is the reason this book gets 3 stars instead of the 2 I wanted to give it). I also often got the impression that the author found a resource about one particular topic and mined a whole bunch of questions from there. There are quite a few questions about Six Flags, for instance, and not just in the Theme Park section. Or the Theater section, which has 31 questions, 10 of which are about outdoor theater. Speaking of lack of diversity, in a different sense, there are 103 questions in the Things of the Spirit section -- and the number of questions about non-Christian religions? Two, I think: one about a "shrine" to Will Rogers, one about a wedding chapel.

Third problem: topics and questions get repeated, sometimes word for word in different sections, sometimes slightly reworded on the same page. And it wasn't a fluke -- it happened fairly often.

That said, I do have some nice things to say about this book. First off, the author often writes little explanations along with the answers, which is something I wish more trivia books did. Also, the book is nicely organized, with trivia arranged by topic, and some neat sections like 10 questions about each state and 15 or more questions about each decade from the 1910s to the 2000s (only a few questions about each state are actually good trivia questions, of course, but it was a nice thought). The layout and copy-editing were professional, which is sadly more than can be said about some trivia books we've used. But the bottom line is this: we were hugely frustrated trying to use this to quiz ourselves, and I ended up skipping lots of questions and rewriting others on the fly to make them more interesting/gettable. If you're looking for a big ol' trivia book to quiz yourself or others, I highly recommend Ken Jennings' s Trivia Almanac rather than this one. If you're looking for a book to page through to learn some interesting facts, without necessarily trying to quiz anyone, then this will work all right.
Ienekan
I work in a Assisted Living facility. We are using this book as an activity. The residents are loving it.
Winawel
I bought this eBook when it was being offered for free which is why it got 3 stars instead of 2. Had I paid for this product I would have been very disappointed. Many of the questions are worded in very strange ways that make it almost impossible to reach the correct answer. We recently used it on a road trip and while it did provide some entertainment many of the questions were so convoluted that we ended up giving up on the book altogether. Many of the questions were very dated and clearly written for an older generation (ie most of the movie/television questions referred to media from the 40's and 50's).

It was great as a free book that kept us entertained on the road for an hour but I would not recommend purchasing this item.
Wild Python
Some are easy, some are more difficult. Love that there are different categories like 80s,90s and fact about all the states. Great gift!
Hbr
The Big Book of American Trivia is a fun book to use as a game for the whole family. It's also a great book to use to quiz yourself, because all the questions for each quiz are given at the end of the quiz so if you write it down you can see how well you do at the end. This is a book I can see using many times and would recommend it.

I received a complimentary copy of this book to review. I was asked to give my honest opinion of the book - which I have done.
Acebiolane
This book is really entertaining to me. There is a wide variety of topics. Usually trivia books about America only deal with things like presidents. It is such a nice change to have other categories such as entertainment questions. This is a book that has so much information. Even though I knew quite a few answers, there were still many others that I learned. It would be great for families on car trips or family game night questions.
This rating is for the Kindle format. This book is loaded with interesting information, but the Kindle format makes it very difficult to find particular items of interest. This is not, after all, the type of book I would read from cover to cover. I found myself wishing for an index and page numbers. I got so frustrated, I have not tried to read it since the first time I spent several unproductive hours navigating in circles.
I would recommend buying this title in book format, but not in Kindle format.
The Big Book of American Trivia download epub
Puzzles & Games
Author: J. Stephen Lang
ISBN: 0842383131
Category: Humor & Entertainment
Subcategory: Puzzles & Games
Language: English
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. (December 6, 2002)
Pages: 400 pages