New York City's best trivia nights

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    Dave Oliver, founder-host of Trivia A.D.
    Next event: Summer Cult Movie Trivia Festival
    Why you should go: To show off your stash of cinematic knowledge
    Sample question: Prince Humperdinck is the heir to the throne of what country?

    Bryant Park, Southwest Porch, corner of W 40th St at Sixth Ave (triviaad.com). June 12, 26, July 10, 24, 6:30pm; free.

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    Answer: Florin

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    David Jacobson, founder of TrivWorks
    Next event: Golden Girls vs. Designing Women: A Night of Trivia Celebrating the Queens of ’80s TV  
    Why you should go: Choose sides in this tilt between Betty White fans and Delta Burke acolytes.
    Sample question: In the Golden Girls series finale, Dorothy moves away to marry Blanche’s uncle Lucas, played by which famous actor?

    The Bell House, 149 7th St between Second and Third Aves, Gowanus, Brooklyn (trivworks.com). June 7 at 8pm; $12.

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    Answer: Leslie Nielsen

  • Jon Stan, host of Pacific Standard Pub Quiz
    Next event: Babeland Trivia
    Why you should go: For bragging rights on your bedroom expertise
    Sample question: What is the proper name for all of the visible external parts of a women’s genital anatomy?

    Pacific Standard, 82 Fourth Ave between Bergen St and St. Marks Pl, Park Slope, Brooklyn (pacificstandardbrooklyn.com). Babeland Trivia: July 1. Pacific Standard Pub Quiz, Sun 8pm. Free.

  • Answer: Vulva

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    Matt Wasowski, founder-host of Nerd Nite
    Next event: Nerd Nite Quizo Trivia Night
    Why you should go: Test your geeky superiority against Mensa members.
    Sample question: What percentage of women in their thirties are up for sex on the first date if there’s chemistry?

    Galapagos Art Space, 16 Main St at Water St, Dumbo, Brooklyn (nyc.nerdnite.com). Sept 7 at 7pm; $10.

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    Answer: 28 percent

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    Noah Tarnow, founder-host of the Big Quiz Thing (and TONY copy chief)
    Next event: The Big Quiz Thing’s Tenth Anniversary Quiz Show Marathon Spectacular
    Why you should go: See Tarnow and competitors endure a 10-hour grilling session that culminates in a $1,000 payout.
    Sample question: What name is shared by the most populous city in the second-most-populous primarily English-speaking nation, and the tenth-most-populous city in the third-most-populous primarily English-speaking nation?

    92YTribeca
    , 200 Hudson St at Canal St (bigquizthing.com). Sun 3 noon–10pm; $22, advance $20.

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    Answer: London

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    Andrew Ennals, host of Woo Hoo! Classic Simpsons Trivia
    Next event: Classic Simpsons Trivia
    Why you should go: The hours you spent memorizing Homer’s antics across 23 seasons will count for something.
    Sample question: What is the name of Lionel Hutz’s law practice?

    Berry Park, 4 Berry St at North 14th St, Williamsburg, Brooklyn (woohootrivia.blogspot.com). June 7 at 8pm; $5, teams up to 6 $10.

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    Answer: I Can’t Believe It’s a Law Firm

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Dave Oliver, founder-host of Trivia A.D.
Next event: Summer Cult Movie Trivia Festival
Why you should go: To show off your stash of cinematic knowledge
Sample question: Prince Humperdinck is the heir to the throne of what country?

Bryant Park, Southwest Porch, corner of W 40th St at Sixth Ave (triviaad.com). June 12, 26, July 10, 24, 6:30pm; free.