Trivial Pursuit Keyboarding

February 26th, 2018 Mike Gecawich

What is the only manmade object observable from the moon?

On which island was Napoleon exiled after his defeat at Waterloo?

What is the capital of Australia?

These are just three of the thousands of questions that make up part of the popular board game Trivial Pursuit.

When Trivial Pursuit first came out in 1979, players relied on their own trivial knowledge to answer questions.

Today, most people don’t bother committing trivial facts to memory as they are so easily searched on the internet.

In fact, successfully navigating a Google search to find the information you’re looking for is an important computer skill.

This week, give students a chance to work on their keyboarding while also practicing internet navigation with Trivial Pursuit Keyboarding.

And in case you were wondering, the answers to the three questions at the beginning are: The Great Wall of China, St. Helena, and Canberra.

Who knew?


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