Top 20 Best Trivia Board Games

Looking for a bit of friendly competition? Trivia games bring a great combination of learning, competition, and the ultimate opportunity to show off to your friends and family. 

These awesome and unique trivia games will have you battling it out for trivia triumph! Let’s check out our top 20 best trivia board games!

🏆 Our Top Picks for Best Trivia Board Games

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Best Lightweight

Conspiracy Theory
Conspiracy Theory doesn't require a whole lot of trivia knowledge, but still teaches players about ridiculous conspiracy theories. It’s great fun and an easy way to get non-trivia fans into the mix.

Best Educational

STEM Family Battle
STEM Family Battle manages to balance educational themes and fun by pitting family members against each other. The questions will definitely expand your knowledge.

Best Overall

#1. Wits & Wagers

Wits & Wagers Board Games Boxes and Editions

Players: 3-7
Playing time: 20min

History’s most award-winning party game!

With over a million sold, Wits & Wagers has become a modern classic. Crazy questions like, “Do you know the average number of pizza slices eaten by Americans each day?” are asked. 

Don’t know the answer? No problem, that’s all part of the fun. 

Wits & Wagers is all about guessing and betting, and with a felt betting mat, you’ll feel like a Vegas high-roller. It’s a great trivia party game that’ll get everyone into trivia.

Wits & Wagers is really a bluffing game so put on your poker face and look sharp. Feeling confident? You can even bet on yourself!

#2. Conspiracy Theory

Conspiracy Theory Trivia Board Game Box and Components

Players: 2-6
Playing time: 20-45min

The game that reveals the truth…

Do you find online conspiracy theories fascinating? What about the plausible theory that JFK’s ghost revealed that all dolphins are aliens? Well then, Conspiracy Theory is the game for you! This trivia game tests your knowledge of the world of internet conspiracies.

In this card game, players take turns being the judge and reading out the conspiracy. Other players choose their best, silliest, or wildest card to fit the theory. You can choose the most believable card for the theory if being right is your thing, as it is mine. Convince the judge your card is true and win the round! 

A QR code is printed on each card for information on the theory. This is a great addition as many may need to know more about Queen Elizabeth’s shape-shifting extraterrestrial reptilian humanoid habits.

Conspiracy Theory
  • Conspiracy Theory Trivia Board Game tests your knowledge of the...
  • Answer questions to collect conspiracy cards to win, but be...
  • A QR code is printed on every conspiracy card if you want more...

#3. Linkee

Linkee Trivia Board Game Cards

Players: 2-30
Playing time: 30min

For little questions. One big link.

Got a large group? Linkee is your go-to trivia game. 

Linkee is a super simple, shout-out-loud style game that’s fun and fast with a little bit of a twist.

How it differs from other quiz games, you don’t win by getting the answer right, you win by guessing the link between the answers! 

For example, if the answers were Snoop Dog, Jay, M&M’s, and 50cents, the link would be? That’s right ‘Rappers’! (always remember to shout out your answers). 

With over 1400 questions, Linkee is a great trivia game for groups of all sizes!

Linkee
  • WAVE GOODBYE TO BORING QUIZZES: Welcome to the world’s first...
  • 4 LITTLE QUESTIONS, 1 BIG LINK: Work with your team to answer...
  • FILLED WITH ANTI-GENIUS: Unlike other trivia games, Linkee is all...

#4. Ultimate Pub Trivia

Ultimate Pub Trivia Board Game Box and Reverse

Players: 4+
Playing time: 50min

Bring the weekly pub trivia night home with Ultimate Pub Trivia. Ultimate Pub Trivia is the original team trivia game. With over 1,000 new questions players can test their wits and find out who’s the ultimate champion.

With 6 different categories, like pop culture, sports, past, present, and future, geek knowledge, literature, and anything goes, there are a lot of fun relevant questions.

The game comes with question cards, pencils, team answers, and score sheets making it super easy to set up for a party game night or family game night.

Show off your trivia knowledge or be the quiz master with this original team trivia game that’s always open for a great quiz night!

Ultimate Pub Trivia
  • PUB QUIZ AT HOME: bring the weekly pub trivia night home to play...
  • TEST YOUR WITS: play with over 1000 original trivia questions...
  • 6 DIFFERENT CATEGORIES: play in teams and answer questions that...

#5. Know It or Blow It

Know it Or Blow it Trivia Game Box and Components

Players: 4
Playing time: 45mins 

You either know it or you blow it! Know It or Blow It is a team vs. team challenge of wits. 

When you flip a card, give as many answers as you can. Every time you answer correctly, you get a point! Then get ready for a risk. If you’re the next player in the team to answer and you blew it, the whole team doesn’t get any points for that turn!

This team-based game forces players to work as a team to defeat their opponents and become the winners, or get angry and turn on each other. Test your knowledge, as well as your friendships with Know It or Blow It!

Know It Or Blow It
  • Includes 288 Question Cards, Game Tray, 2 Pawns, Rules
  • For 4 or more players in teams, ages 10 to adult
  • If you know it, give an answer; but if you're not sure, think...

#6. The Killer Trivia Game

The Killer Trivia Game Box and Cards
Players: 2– 12

A game for the morbidly amused. Death, murder, and mayhem have never been so much fun!
 
The Killer Trivia Game is a brilliant trivia card game centered around serial killers, famous scandals, murders, and lots of strange crazy questions about death throughout history!
 
This game adds creative and fun elements with courtroom scoring. Hung juries, cross-examinations, and redirects are all surprising situations to encounter.
 
Included in the game are over 700 questions and 60 jury cards, so no need for pesky replacements of pencils and scorecards. With a lot of choice in the number of players and some unique added play mechanisms, The Killer Trivia Game is a fun addition to any trivia lover’s collection.
The Killer Trivia Game
  • The Killer Trivia Game. Death, murder, and mayhem have never been...
  • Great trivia card game centering around murders, serial killers,...
  • Score is taken with the included Jury Cards! That means you'll...

#7. STEM Family Battle

STEM Family Battle Trivia Board Game Box and Board

Players: 24
Playing time: 25-35min

Team up and push other players to their doom with STEM Family Battle. 

Family game night will never be the same. Prepare to be stumped by some seriously challenging STEM trivia. Science, technology, engineering, and math (i.e. STEM) topics are the basis of the questions for both kids and adults. With references to video games and pop culture, there are some sneaky traps to avoid while the kids team up against you.

STEM Family Battle is a brilliant family game that children can learn while they play. An excellent teaching tool when used as a science or math game in a classroom too.

With 2 levels of difficulty, it’s easy enough for kids and challenging enough for adults. Unfold the board and be delighted in stumping grown-ups!

STEM Family Battle
  • Family game night will never be the same - Prepare to be stumped...
  • 800 balanced Science, Technology, Engineering and Math questions...
  • Battle time - Help or hinder other players as you race to be the...

#8. …I Should’ve Known That!

I Should've Known That Trivia Board Game Box

Players: 2-12

A trivia game about things you oughta know!

…I Should Have Known That! is a highly addictive entertaining trivia game with over 400 questions about different things you oughta know…

Questions like, ‘Is starboard on the left of the right side of a boat?’ ‘How do you say ‘Japan’ in Japanese?’ or ‘Is a penguin a bird?’.

In contrast to traditional trivia formats, in…I Should Have Known That! players don’t receive points for answering questions correctly. Instead, points are subtracted for every incorrect answer. This game is a big wake-up call to how little we know without Google at our fingertips!The card game comes in a small box perfect for traveling or a weekend away with friends or family. Find out what you know in this fast-paced and hilarious trivia game.

...I Should've Known That!
  • Age: 14+ / Players 2+
  • Package Dimensions : 6" L x 6" W x 2" H
  • Country of origin : Poland

#9. Wit’s End

Wit's End Educational Board Game

Players: 2-6
Playing time:  60min

Do you think you know a little about a lot? Well, put your mind to the test with Wit’s End. 

Wit’s End is a challenging and entertaining trivia game that’ll test your knowledge as well as your problem-solving skills!

This trivia game is unique as it adds many different mechanisms like teasers, sequences, and wild cards. Each player starts out on the outer ring with the goal being to reach the center before anyone else. But be careful, a wrong answer can demote you to a lower ring. 

With loads of riddles and brain teasers about current affairs, history, science, geography, and so on, you’ll be thinking hard while having fun!

Wit’s End
  • Wit's End is a challenging and entertaining trivia and...
  • Answer questions in four mind-challenging categories as you work...
  • The questions are packed with trivia, riddles and brain teasers...

#10. Stay Cool

Stay Cool Trivia Board Game Box and Components

Players: 3-7
Playing time: 10-30min

Stay Cool is easy, you just have to do everything at once!

Answer the first player’s question while answering the second player’s question with dice, as well as keeping an eye on the sand timer to flip it at the right time. A little more challenging, right? Especially for those of us multi-task-challenged folk.

Stay Cool is a unique and intense experience that challenges and encourages multiple replays to improve a player’s score. There are three rounds and with each round, a task is added. By the final round, you have to complete everything with a sand timer hidden from the player! 

This trivia game is as fun and crazy as it sounds! Although it may seem overwhelming for some, the questions are fun and not too difficult to answer.

Stay Cool
  • Simple rules
  • Encourages multiple replays to improve personal scores
  • Rich content: 1500 questions and challenges

#11. Death By Trivia

Death By Trivia Board Game Box and Instructions

Players: 2-99
Playing time: 20-60min

Death By Trivia, a morbid party game.

Access your knowledge of the dark and morbid as you defeat your friends in this creepy trivia game with a killer twist.

This deathly trivia game lets players test their knowledge of the disturbing, debauched, dark, and diabolical. A macabre card game with sprinklings of humor, compete to be the last player alive. Wrong answers can get you killed. Correct answers keep you alive! But don’t worry if you’re killed, because ‘Resurrection’ cards will keep you in the game.

Death by Trivia adds in a player elimination component that speeds up gameplay, all while keeping everyone morbidly entertained!

Death by Trivia
  • Harness your knowledge of the morbid and dark to defeat your...
  • Perfect game for Halloween, Friday 13th , horror movie nights or...
  • This game lets players test their knowledge of the dark,...

#12. Trivial Pursuit

Players: 2-6
Playing time: 45- 90min

Gather your friends and family to play the trivia game that started it all! 

Trivial Pursuit is the classic trivia game adored by the masses. Many board game memories have been made showing off your knowledge. 

The Classic Trivial Pursuit includes 2,400 questions in lots of different categories like entertainment, arts, science, literature, and so on. Get an answer right and move around the board.

Trivial Pursuit has so many editions that can get everyone excited to play. Popular editions include Disney, Classic Rock, Junior, and a recently updated Classic edition. A little something for everyone.

This classic game of trivia is fun for young and old alike!

Trivial Pursuit
  • Features classic Trivial Pursuit gameplay
  • 2,400 trivia questions from traditional game categories
  • Features retro looking gameboard

#13. Cranium

Cranium Board Game Logo

Players: 4-16
Playing time: 60min

A trivia game where everyone shines.

Cranium is an outrageously fun game that gives players a chance to show off their talents.

Players team up completing activities in four color-coded categories. The categories are creative cat, data head, star performer, and word worm. All the categories have activities that players must choose and successfully complete before time runs out!

Be the first to reach Cranium Central and win!

Cranium has a fantastic team-based mechanism as well as loads of different other activities like drawing, spell challenges, impersonation, and so on. It’s a trivia game that will be sure to have everyone showing off their talent and feeling victorious. 

This game is super fun for parties!

Cranium
  • Object of the game: To circle the board victoriously - sketching,...
  • 3-in-1 Foldout Game Board: Quick Game - A 30-minute experience...

#14. Timeline Classic / Inventions / Events

Timeline Trivia Board Games

Players: 2-8
Playing time: 15min

Do you know when Hiroshima was bombed or the computer was invented? Find out with a game of Timeline!

This trivia game is easy to learn with simple rules, but still very engaging!

What’s great about the Timeline games is they are all compatible with each other, meaning you can start with one and build up your game.

Each card has a different event or invention and on the opposite side of the card is the date of when in history that it happened. Players start with a randomly drawn card in the middle of the table; this forms the timeline. Players must place the card before or after it depending on when they think it happened. 

There are some big surprises for what came first and how old some inventions really are!

#15. Don’t Quote Me

Don't Quote Me Trivia Board Game Box and Board Setup

Players: 2-5
Playing time: 60min

Appreciate the power that words have to inspire, startle, and amuse with a game of Don’t Quote Me. 

‘Happy Birthday, Mr. President…’ and ‘Yippee Ki Yay Muthaf#*ker!’ are incredibly popular quotes, but do you know who said them? 

Don’t Quote Me is a fun and challenging memory-based trivia game. With loads of different categories like pop culture, leaders, movies, sports, and literature there are quotes from all around the world.

The game is easy to play as players compete to see who can guess the most quotes. Don’t know the quotes… Ask for a clue! Still don’t know? Multiple choice will surely help you!

Don't Quote Me
  • New action trivia cards featuring Complete the Quote, Name 'Em,...
  • Includes 1000 quotes and questions, five game pieces and a unique...
  • Includes fun and interesting biographical facts and details about...

#16. Smart Ass

Smart Ass Board Game Box and Board

Players: 2-8
Playing time: 30min

Smart Ass, the game where it’s okay to yell! Think fast, talk first to win! 

Who’s the smart-ass among your friends and family? Find out with this hilariously fast-paced party game.

Playing Smart Ass is super simple so try to keep up here… just kidding, but it has fairly simple rules. Each player is trying to get their donkey to the end by correctly guessing the most cards!

With who, what, and where questions Smart Ass will have players bursting to scream out the answer, even when it’s not their turn. 

Smart Ass is the ultimate party trivia game that keeps the energy up and everyone engaged!

Smart Ass
  • Play Smart Ass, the game where it's OK to yell out the answer,...
  • Be the first to answer the Who, What, and Where Am I questions,...
  • A fast-paced party game for 2 - 6 players, ages 12 and up

#17. The Game of Wolf

The Game of Wolf Trivia Board Game Box Front and Back

Players: 4-12
Playing time: 30- 45min

Which is stronger, the lone wolf or the pack? Choose your pack wisely.

In this fun strategic game of trivia, best friends quickly become foes. The Game of Wolf is a unique game as it combines collaboration with competition. Players must strategically pick their pack based on players’ knowledge or go Lone Wolf and earn double points!

The Game of Wolf is a brilliant trivia game for people who enjoy a bit of strategy with their board games. With questions that are relevant and up to date, the game covers large genres so you need to strategize how you go forward.

It’s a howling good time!

The Game of Wolf
  • Which is stronger? The Lone Wolf or the Pack? Find out in this...
  • A unique popular game that is equal parts COLLABORATIVE AND...
  • Tillywig 2019 TOP FUN Award Winner and Recommended by Mensa Mind...

#18. iKnow

Players: 2-6
Playing time: 60min

A trivia quiz with a twist: get a question or bet on an answer. In the trivia game, iKnow, everyone plays at once. 

iKnow is a trivia game that includes a fun betting mechanism. Show what you know and if you aren’t confident, you can bet and still stand a chance of winning! 

Categories include the world around us, people, products, and events. If you know your fellow players’ downfalls, you can bet high and reap the rewards from their lack of knowledge! Risk a friendship to earn some points… it’s a no-brainer.

iKnow
  • Trivia quiz with a TWIST! GET a question or BET on the answer!
  • EVERYONE PLAYS AT ONCE: Show what you know when it’s not your...
  • WIDE RANGE OF QUESTIONS for friends and family of different ages

#19. Totally Trivia

Players: 2+ 
Playing time: 45min

Who’s the know-it-all in your family? 

Totally Trivia is a comprehensive collection of 900 questions that cover loads of different aspects of trivia. Past and present, fun and games, rock and pop, and loads more categories make Totally Trivia totally relevant. 

A great game for teenagers and millennial groups!

The game can be team-based or a face-off between two players, making it a great versatile game for a game night. 

Show your friends or family who’s the know-it-all! 

Totally Trivia
  • Quiz your family and friends and find out who the real...
  • Includes 900 questions covering a variety of topics
  • Categories include Past & Present, Rock & Pop, TV & Film and...

#20. How Did You Know That?

Players: 2+

Do rhinos have tails? What is the most productive workday of the week? How Did You Know That? asks the questions where everyone has a shot at winning! 

How Did You Know That? is an addictively fun trivia game where players can yell out ‘how did you know that?!’ when you give the right answer to one of the very odd questions. 

One person reads the question, everyone else writes their answer down. The winning answer is revealed! This is a fantastic game for multi-generational groups as the questions can be answered by many. How Did You Know That? is perfect for your next party or dinner with friends and family!

How Did You Know That?
  • Do rhinos have tails? What is the most productive workday of the...
  • Do you love trivia games with questions about long-dead classical...
  • How did you know that? is an addictively fun trivia game where...

Wrap-Up

Trivia games can include so many different mechanisms, making for a fun game night. We hope you enjoyed our list of best trivia board games. Have you tried any of these? Or did we miss one of your favorites? (I’m partial to Lord of the Rings Trivial Pursuit, but obviously, niche topics tend to scare my friends away!) Drop a comment below and let us know!

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