Quizzes and trivia games have been around for a long time. It’s a great way to test oneself and learn some fun facts about various topics. There are some hardcore trivia fans out there. Unfortunately, the genre has evolved very little over the last several decades. Still, there are some great quiz games available on most platforms. Let’s take a look at the best quiz games that we could find!


Windows

It's Quiz Time
Price: $19.99
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It's Quiz Time is a popular cross-platform quiz game. It works like a fairly traditional quiz app. You select a category, view the question, and select the answer. There is support for up to eight players and the game includes over 25,000 questions. That should keep even the most hardcore trivia fan busy for quite some time. Plus, the game includes various game modes to keep things fresh. It goes for $19.99. That's a bit expensive for a quiz game these days. However, this one is also much larger than most on Windows.
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PopcornTrivia
Price: Free with in-app purchases
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PopcornTrivia is a fun quiz game with a cinema theme. It's also one of the few legitimately good trivia games available on the Microsoft Store. It includes questions about a ton of different movies from a bunch of different categories and eras. Additionally, it includes multiplayer support, TV shows, and semi-frequent updates. This one may contain mature content. Thus, it's not as kid friendly as something like the Pokemon Quiz above. Other than that, it's fantastic. We highly recommend it.
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You Don't Know Jack (several games)
Price: $1.99-$24.99
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You Don't Know Jack is a humorous old quiz games for Windows. The first few games in the series are traditional quiz games with little mini-games. There is another series of Jackbox Party Packs that include party games along with guessing games. For trivia fans, we recommend the standard You Don't Know Jack experience. The Jackbox Party Pack games are still rather fun in groups, though. The regular games are fairly inexpensive while the Jackbox Party Pack games run around $24.99 each. These are pretty good and easily among the best.
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Mac

Askutron
Price: $14.99
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Askutron is another traditional trivia game for Mac. This one is a little more fleshed out than the previous entry on the list. It includes over 10,000 questions in 21 categories. There are also questions from other players, local and online multiplayer, local multiplayer with up to eight players, and Steam Cloud support for syncing custom quizzes and profiles. This is one of the few quiz games for Mac that are this big. We recommend looking here first, especially if you like more traditional quiz setups.
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True of False 2
Price: $1.99
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True of False 2 is a very simple quiz game on Steam. It gives you a fun fact that may or may not be accurate. Your goal is to choose which is which. There really isn't much else to the game. That's probably why it only goes for $1.99. There are enough questions to make the game feel fresh for quite some time as well. Perhaps our favorite thing about this one is that you can get bundled with Amazing Trivia for a discounted price. That's two simple trivia games for under $3.00. That's not bad at all.
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The Ultimate Trivia Challenge
Price: $4.99
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The Ultimate Trivia Challenge is probably not the ultimate trivia challenge. It is, however, a decent trivia game. It features a variety of questions from nine categories, including movies, people and places, science, music, sports, famous quotes, and spelling. Additionally, it has a party mode with up to four players, controller support, and it's family friendly. We didn't see any problems during our testing, but we also tested on a Windows machine for this one. It may have the occasional bug or repeated question. Just a heads up, really.
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Linux

Flagsplosion
Price: $2.99
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Flagsplosion is one of the few decent quiz games for Linux on Steam that also isn't horrible. The game contains various flags from various parts of the world. The player guesses the appropriate place for each flag. That's basically the whole game. However, it does have a training mode, endless mode, and practice mode along with leaderboards and achievements. It's not much. However, it's also cheap at $2.99 and is frequently on sale. You could do much worse.
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JetPunk
Price: Free
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JetPunk is a website with a variety of quizzes on it. Most of it is mainstream stuff like logo quizzes and Marvel Comics movie characters. However, you can find the occasional niche topic as well. There appear to be dozens upon dozens of little quizzes. Each one requires keyboard input. Generally, you get a topic and you must type in as many things from that topic as possible. There is one where you name all 50 U.S. States, for instance. Anyway, the site is completely free and supported by advertising.
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JetPunk

Majotori
Price: $5.99
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Majotori is probably the best quiz game on Linux right now. At least it is out of the ones on Steam currently. This one actually has a storyline. There is a witch that grants wishes. However, characters must answer trivia questions before they get their wish. The game includes four categories, over 1,000 questions, and over 50 branching storylines. The categories are animation, movies, video games, and then miscellany. $5.99 is totally a good price for it as well. This one is also available for Windows and Mac and is among the best on those platforms too.
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iPhone and iPad

Guess The GIF
Price: Freemium
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Guess The GIF is a popular quiz app with something a bit different. Each topic is in GIF format. The goal is to guess the movie, show, or object portrayed in the GIF. It features 600 levels, original artwork, and more. There are also hints available as in-app purchases. You can also ask friends by posting the GIF on your Facebook page. It's a fun little game with a fun little premise. It works like most image style quiz games, though.
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Guess The GIF

HQ Trivia
Price: Free
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HQ Trivia launched in 2017 to massive success. The app has hundreds of thousands of players across mobile platforms. It features a live game show atmosphere, real cash prizes (via PayPal payments), and more. The games play twice daily on weekdays and once a day on weekends. There is even a live host. It's quite a bit of fun, although the app does suffer from the occasional buffer or disconnect issue. Still, the app is entirely free with no in-app purchases, at least right now. HQ Trivia is also available on Android and is a great quiz game on that platform too!
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SongPop 2
Price: Free / $4.99 per month / Freemium
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SongPop 2 is one of the most popular music trivia games available. It features a variety of collections from a variety of decades. That should please everyone from classic rock fans to modern electronic pop fans. The game uses a traditional trivia layout with multiple-choice questions. However, instead of questions, you listen to snippets of music and guess the artist. The game also features daily tournaments with tons of participants, similar to HQ Trivia minus the cash prizes. The full experience requires a subscription and then it also has freemium elements on top of that. We're not crazy about that, but everything else about the game is good.
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SongPop 2

Android

Habanero Quiz Apps
Price: Varies
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Habanero Quiz Apps is a developer on Google Play. Currently, they have four quiz games on the market. The most popular in their stock is Quizoid. It's a fairly standard question-and-answer quiz game with a ton of questions and catagories. They also have some unique ones like Uiz where you must provide answers without knowing the question. There are some other games, but they're relatively average. We definitely recommend Quizoid, though, especially for its offline support. The prices vary, but none of these are expensive.
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Quizup
Price: Free with in-app purchases
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Quizup is one of the most popular quiz games out there. The game features online PvP. Players score more points by answering questions faster than the other player. The winner is the player who scores the most points. There are a ton of categories and the number consistently expands. There are also special categories. They usually come out around big events like holidays, movie releases, etc. It's a bit more social than most trivia games. That could be good or bad depending on what you're looking for.
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Trivia Crack
Price: Free / $2.99 with in-app purchases
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Trivia Crack is among the most popular quiz games of all time. It spent a good deal of 2015 at the top of various Google Play charts. It also comes jam packed with content. There are hundreds of thousands of questions presented in over 20 languages and you can create your own questions. Much like QuizUp, it's a social game. You'll challenge your friends and random people to matches online. The only caveat is that even the paid version of the game has in-app purchases. It will remove the ads, though.
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Xbox One and PlayStation 4

  • There honestly aren’t a ton of quiz games for Xbox One and PS4 and even fewer of them are actually any good. Thus, we have included both together on this list. All of these games are available on both platforms.

It's Quiz Time
Price: $19.99
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It's Quiz Time is one of the few competent quiz games for Xbox One. It also includes local multiplayer support with up to eight players with smartphones. The game includes over 25,000 questions across a variety of genres, various game modes, and more. It even includes interactive streaming. There is also a traditional trivia experience with a question and multiple choice answers. There is a lot to like about it. $19.99 is a tad steep, but trivia fans don't have many other options on console.
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The Jackbox Party Bundle
Price: $44.99
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The Jackbox Party Pack is a decent set of party games. They feature tongue-in-cheek humor, various ideas, and even some quiz games. Of course, the game supports local multiplayer much the same way that It's Quiz Time does. Additionally, there are about ten min-games in total. It's good for what it is. This is actually two games combined in a single bundle. You can get each individual game for $24.99 each. They're all fairly expensive but like we said earlier, there aren't a ton of options for console trivia fans.
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Trivial Pursuit Live
Price: $14.99
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Trivial Pursuit Live is the console version of the popular board game. It includes quick trivia action (as action as trivia can get, anyway), a bunch of questions, multiplayer, and more. It's a bit shallow compared to the actual board game. Most complaints about the game involve running out of questions. Plus, the online multiplayer is finicky. Otherwise, it's a decent game for $14.99.
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