This Week in iQ Trivia – 14 August 2021

Here’s what you may have missed this week at iQ Trivia.


If you won, here’s evidence just in case anyone doesn’t believe you.


Medieval battle knowledge paid off.

Showgirls was a terrible film, but it resulted in money being won.


Here’s how to combine Olympic sports.

Traditional Greek Olympics with no clothes

Running + Swimming = Jesus

Water Polo with a Shot Put

Equestrian Boxing

Freestyle Equestrian Skiers

Equestrian Fencing

Horse Wrestling

Equestrian Gymnastics

Parallel Barsketball

Butterfly Shooting

BMX Shooting

Pole Climbing

Javelin Speed Climbing

Have you even heard of the Decathlon

BMX Diving

Football Diving… oh wait, too late

Synchronised Shotput

Synchronised Wrestling

Synchronised Karate

Synchronised Weightlifting

Synchronised Javelin

Synchronised Boxing

Synchronised Luge

Synchronised Bobsled

Synchronised Surfing

The Pirate Triathlon – Sailing, Shooting, and Fencing

Artistic Wrestling

Shooting Artistic Swimmers

Pole Vault High Dive

Rhythmic Pole Vault


Buoyant Sloth

Singapore Spatula

Slippery Eggplant

Pummelled on the Pommel Horse

Effervescent Unicorn

Synchronised Zombie


We had online players coming in from Singapore.

One team, having got a question on the lemurs from the film Madagascar in the first half, went on to guess “the lemurs from Madagascar” on three questions in the second half. They just… really liked lemurs.

Assistant District Attorney Jack McCoy from Law & Order was described as “that old white guy from Law & Order, but not the really old white guy”, which is not exactly wrong.

See you next week.