Can You Guess Which States Are the Most Competitive When It Comes to Trivia?

Trivia is a fun game to play with friends and family. Even if you don’t know all the answers, it is fun to learn interesting facts and see what everyone knows!

Are you competitive when it comes to playing trivia? Do you play to win, or do you play to have fun with friends and family?

Did you know that Massachusetts is home to America’s most competitive trivia players?

Did you know that people on the East Coast are more competitive about trivia than those on the West Coast?

It’s true!

These states are the most competitive when it comes to trivia  

A new study reveals the most competitive states, with Massachusetts taking the top spot.

The research, carried out by workplace trivia experts at WaterCoolerTrivia.com examined Google Trends data to analyze the past 12 months of Google searches across America for search terms often associated with trivia games and quizzes.

These terms were then combined to give each state a total score to discover the states with the most competitive trivia fans.

The study revealed that Massachusetts ranks as the most competitive state in America. With a total score of 631, it topped the list by 28 points. Massachusetts scores the highest for the term ‘sporcle’ in the country with a score of 100.

Minnesota ranks as the second most competitive state in the country. Minnesota has the highest proportion of its population searching for the term ‘trivia’ and the second-highest proportion searching for ‘logic,’ giving the state a total score of 603.

Vermont ranks as the third most competitive state in the country, with a total score of 593. The study revealed that Vermont has the highest level of searches for ‘jeopardy’ and the second highest for the term ‘logic’ in the country.

The study found that Rhode Island ranks as the fourth most competitive state. Rhode Island has the second-highest level of searches for the word ‘jeopardy’ and the second-highest level of searches for the terms ‘trivia’ and ‘trivia games,’ giving the state a total score of 581.

The study placed Pennsylvania next in the ranking, as the fifth most trivia-obsessed state, with a total score of 578. The top ten is rounded out by Virginia ranking in sixth place, Wisconsin in seventh, followed by Ohio, New Hampshire, and Washington in eighth, ninth, and tenth place, respectively.

A spokesperson for WaterCoolerTrivia.com commented on the study: “At Water Cooler, we see that trivia is popular all across the U.S. However, seeing just how rabid people in states like Massachusetts and Minnesota are surprised even us.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

State

 

 

 

 

‘Trivia games’

 

 

 

 

‘Sporcle’

 

 

 

 

‘Kahoot’

 

 

 

 

‘Wikipedia’

 

 

 

 

‘Trivia’

 

 

 

 

‘Logic’

 

 

 

 

‘Quiz’

 

 

 

 

‘Jeopardy’

 

 

 

 

Total score

 

 

 

 

Massachusetts

 

 

77

 

 

100

 

 

52

 

 

69

 

 

81

 

 

90

 

 

75

 

 

87

 

 

631

 

 

 

 

Minnesota

 

 

76

 

 

77

 

 

63

 

 

61

 

 

100

 

 

99

 

 

76

 

 

51

 

 

603

 

 

 

 

Vermont

 

 

64

 

 

71

 

 

47

 

 

61

 

 

77

 

 

98

 

 

75

 

 

100

 

 

593

 

 

 

 

Rhode Island

 

 

82

 

 

79

 

 

48

 

 

56

 

 

82

 

 

73

 

 

66

 

 

95

 

 

581

 

 

 

 

Pennsylvania

 

 

85

 

 

68

 

 

58

 

 

56

 

 

77

 

 

68

 

 

77

 

 

89

 

 

578

 

 

 

 

Virginia

 

 

62

 

 

61

 

 

89

 

 

62

 

 

66

 

 

79

 

 

80

 

 

77

 

 

576

 

 

 

 

Wisconsin

 

 

82

 

 

64

 

 

66

 

 

53

 

 

96

 

 

67

 

 

80

 

 

67

 

 

575

 

 

 

 

Ohio

 

 

75

 

 

69

 

 

83

 

 

53

 

 

72

 

 

65

 

 

80

 

 

75

 

 

572

 

 

 

 

New Hampshire

 

 

66

 

 

80

 

 

45

 

 

60

 

 

87

 

 

74

 

 

70

 

 

86

 

 

568

 

 

 

 

Washington

 

 

69

 

 

48

 

 

79

 

 

73

 

 

73

 

 

86

 

 

79

 

 

60

 

 

567

 

This research was conducted by WaterCoolerTrivia.com, a trivia company that distributes quizzes to offices all over the country every week for the purpose of connecting co-workers in a fun way.

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