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Jun 4, 2020








Sample trivia questions 

Courtesy of Bill Seney, co-host of Tuesday night trivia at New England’s Tap House Grille 
Q1: Name the beer brand that is receiving backlash for publicly endorsing Donald Trump. 
Q2: The classic Shakespearean quote “To be or not to be” comes from what play? 
Q3: Known early in the series as “McDreamy,” Patrick Dempsey’s character on Grey’s Anatomy has what specialty? 
Q4: What is the name of the bus driver on The Simpsons?
Q5: The layout of the great pyramids are set to mirror the stars in what constellation?  
Q6: In the TV show Sons of Anarchy, what is the name of the town the characters call home?
Sample trivia question answers 
Courtesy of Bill Seney, co-host of Tuesday night trivia at New England’s Tap House Grille 
A1: Yuengling
A2: Hamlet 
A3: He’s a neurosurgeon. 
A4: Otto 
A5: Orion 
A6: Charmingtown 

Smarten up
Where to go for trivia night

By Angie Sykeny

 If you’re looking for something fun to break up the week, try teaming up with some friends for a battle of the brains at these local trivia nights. There are prizes and giveaways, food and drink specials for players and, of course, plenty of opportunities to show off your knowledge and impress your teammates. 

• Area 23 (254 N. State St., Unit H in the Smokestack Center, Concord, 552-0137, has weekly Trivia Tuesday starting at 7 p.m. 
• British Beer Co. (1071 S Willow St, Manchester, 232-0677, has Trivia Night with Sean every Tuesday starting at 8:30 p.m. 
• Downtown Cheers Grille & Bar (17 Depot St., Concord, 228-0180, has general trivia every Friday starting at 9 p.m., open to individuals and groups. 
• The Farm Bar & Grille (1181 Elm St., Manchester, 641-3276, has trivia every Wednesday starting at 8:30 p.m., featuring prizes and free beer. 
• Fody’s Tavern (9 Clinton St., Nashua, 577-9015, has Tavern Trivia every Wednesday starting at 8 p.m., open to individuals and teams. Gift certificates and other prizes are awarded. Players can also sign up for Fody’s local tavern championship for a chance to advance to nationals and win up to $10,000 in prizes. 
• Halligan Tavern (32 W. Broadway, Derry, 965-3490, has trivia every Tuesday starting at 8 p.m. 
• J’s Tavern Under the Bridge (63 Union Square, Milford, 554-1433, has Trivia with Jake every Tuesday, from 8 to 9 p.m., open to teams of up to five people. There are weekly and monthly prizes and draft specials for players. 
• Jade Dragon Restaurant (The Commons Plaza, 515 Daniel Webster Hwy., Merrimack, 424-2280, has Trivia Night with DJ Laura every Thursday starting at 9 p.m. 
• Kimball’s Cav’ern (351 Pembroke St., Pembroke, 485-7777, has weekly Tuesday Night Trivia hosted by Stump Trivia starting at 7 p.m., which includes $2 beers and prizes from different beer sponsors each week. 
• La Carreta Mexican Restaurant (35 Manchester Road, Suite 5A, Derry, 421-0091, has trivia every Wednesday from 8 to 10 p.m., with prizes and drink specials. 
• Margaritas Manchester (1037 Elm St., Manchester, 647-7717, hosts team trivia with Stump Trivia every Monday starting at 7:30 p.m. Prizes are awarded to the top teams. 
• Margaritas Nashua (1 Nashua Drive, Nashua, 883-0996, hosts team trivia every Wednesday from 8 to 10 p.m. 
• Margaritas Salem (1 Keewaydin Drive, Salem, 893-0110, has team trivia with Stump Trivia every Monday starting at 6:45 p.m., with prizes for the first place team. 
• Molly’s Tavern and Restaurant (35 Mont Vernon Road, New Boston, 487-1262, has Tavern Trivia Night every Thursday starting at 7 p.m. 
• Murphy's Taproom (494 Elm St., Manchester, 644-3535, has trivia every Thursday from 8 to 10 p.m. 
• Nashua Garden (121 Main St., Nashua, 886-7363, has trivia every Thursday from 8 to 10 p.m. 
• New England Tap House Grille (1292 Hooksett Road, Hooksett, 782-5137, has Trivia Night with Bill & Cody every Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m., along with $3 drafts. During November, players will receive $1 off beers from the trivia sponsor of the month, Founders Brewing Co., and prizes for the winning teams. 
• O’Shea’s Irish Tavern & Cigar Bar (449 Amherst St., Nashua, 943-7089, find them on Facebook) is currently looking for a host for Wednesday night trivia. Call or check Facebook for updates on when trivia will return. 
• The Pasta Loft Restaurant (241 Union Square, Milford, 672-2270, has trivia every Tuesday starting at 6:30 p.m., hosted by Steve Erdody. 
• The Peddler’s Daughter (48 Main St., Nashua, 821-7535, hosts a Geeks Who Drink trivia night every Tuesday from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. 
• Salona Bar & Grille (128 Maple St., Manchester, 624-4020, has Family Feud Trivia with DJ Davey K for teams on the last Saturday of the month starting at 8 p.m. Winners are awarded Salona gift cards. 
• The Shaskeen Pub and Restaurant (909 Elm St., Manchester, 625-0246, hosts a Geeks Who Drink pub quiz every Monday starting at 7:30 p.m. 
• Stark Brewing Co. (500 Commercial St., Manchester, 625-4444, will begin hosting trivia next week. More information is TBA. Call or check for updates. 
• Strange Brew Tavern (88 Market St., Manchester, 666-4292, hosts team trivia every Thursday from 8 to 11 p.m., with prizes and giveaways and $3 beer specials. 
• Thirsty Moose Taphouse (795 Elm St., Manchester, 792-2337, has trivia every Monday starting at 8 p.m., with $1 samples and 69-cent chicken wings. 
• Tuscan Kitchen (67 Main St., Salem, 952-4875, hosts weekly Trivia Tuesday with Stump Trivia from 7 to 9 p.m., in the upstairs wine bar, with prizes for the winning teams. 
• The Wild Rover (21 Kosciuszko St., Manchester, 669-7722, has trivia on the last Monday of the month from 7 to 9 p.m. 

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