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Daily Theme Contest- April 19, 2017

Trivia

Trivia is a huge category that allows us to discuss everything from TV Trivia to Music, Movies, Education and more! We want to know some fun facts about your favorite topics and some questions that make us put our thinking caps on. Let’s discuss trivia, we want to know it all….anything goes!

Here’s how this will work:

– Create a poll, battle, topic, or thumb it with the title “Trivia”

– You must include a photo or video in your content

– You will receive a bonus on your content for 1000 points.

*This contest will be open until Friday April 21, 2017 at 10 AM EST. 

See you soon,

Toluna Team

*Promotion rules: Only one topic per person will be rewarded. Members are allowed. The topic must have the title as given by the Daily Theme Contest post, and must be created within the time frame. Open to US and Canada only. Members will earn a 1000-point rank up bonus or direct credit to their account. Points will be awarded to winners within 24-72 hours after contest close. Posts must not contain any language that is obscene, insulting, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, untrue, misleading or invasive of someone else’s privacy. Toluna reserves the right to review all posts for content, and withhold bonus points from any user violating the rules mentioned above

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February Trivia Contest: Win 100 Points Per Day!

Hello Members,

Back by popular demand, Toluna is pleased to present the February Trivia Quiz! Each day between 10am -11 am EST from February 6 – 24, we will pose a question on our TolunaTeam &  TolunaTeamCA accounts. But hurry, because the topic will be closed at 10am the next day. There are a total of 5 questions per week (1 per day). This week we are awarding winners 100 points for each correct answer, up to 5 days in a row. Winners for this week will be awarded by next Tuesday.

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To qualify:
1. Check the TolunaTeam or TolunaTeamCA account each day from Monday Feb 6-24. Find our question in our topics section.
2. Answer the question by the following day, at 10am.
3. You can answer all 5 each week

Here is the first question for US

Here is the first question for CA

*Promotion Rules: Members will receive 100 points per day for providing the correct answer to the day’s question. Members may receive no more than 500 points for participating in this week’s contest. Points will be awarded to winners by 5PM EST, on February 28, 2017, and will be uploaded directly to user’s accounts. Open to US & Canada only. Posts must not contain any language that is obscene, insulting, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, untrue, misleading or invasive of someone else’s privacy. Toluna reserves the right to review all posts for content, and withhold bonus points from any user violating the rules mentioned above.

October Trivia Contest: Win 100 Points Per Day!

Hello Members,

Back by popular demand, Toluna is pleased to present the October Trivia Quiz! Each day starting on Monday October 10th between the 10am -11am EST hour, we will pose a question on our TolunaTeam account and TolunaTeamCA account. But hurry, because the topic will be closed at 10am the next day. There are a total of 5 questions per week (1 per day). This week we are awarding winners 100 points for each correct answer, up to 5 days in a row. Winners for this week will be awarded by next Tuesday.

 

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To qualify:
1. Check the TolunaTeam account and TolunaTeamCA account each day from Monday-Friday. Find our Question in our topics section.
2. Answer the question by the following day, at 10am.
3. You can answer all 5 each week

US Members:
Here is the first question for Toluna Team

Canadian Members:
Here is the first question for Toluna Team CA

Good Luck!
Toluna Team

*Promotion Rules: Members will receive 100 points per day for providing the correct answer to the day’s question. Members may receive no more than 500 points for participating in this week’s contest. Points will be awarded to winners by 5PM EST, on November 4, 2016, and will be uploaded directly to user’s accounts. Open to US & Canada only. The winner will be notified on their wall that they have won. Posts must not contain any language that is obscene, insulting, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, untrue, misleading or invasive of someone else’s privacy. Toluna reserves the right to review all posts for content, and withhold bonus points from any user violating the rules mentioned above.

 

January Trivia Week 3 Answers

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Thank you to everyone that participated in Week 3 of our January Trivia Contest. Over the past, week we posted a new question each day for you to answer.

Here are the answers for Week 3:

Jan 18: What famous book by Thomas Paine was published on January 10, 1776?

Answer: Common Sense

Jan 19: Utah became the 45th state on what day?

Answer:  January 4, 1896

Jan 20: What important US document was issued on January 1, 1863?

Answer: Emancipation Proclamation

Jan 21: What important historical leader changed January from 30 to 31 days in 46 B.C.?

Answer: Julius Caesar

Jan 22: Janus, the god that January was named after, had two heads. Which directions did the god Janus look in?

Answer: back at the old year and forward towards the new year, at the same time.

All participants with the correct answers have been rewarded. Thanks to everyone who made this contest a success. We look forward to bringing this back in a few months 🙂

The Toluna Team

*Promotion Rules: Members will receive 100 points per day for providing the correct answer to the day’s question. Members may receive no more than 500 points for participating in this week’s contest. Points will be awarded to winners by 5PM EST, on January 26, 2016, and will be uploaded directly to user’s accounts. Open to US & Canada only. The winner will be notified on their wall that they have won. Posts must not contain any language that is obscene, insulting, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, untrue, misleading or invasive of someone else’s privacy. Toluna reserves the right to review all posts for content, and withhold bonus points from any user violating the rules mentioned above.

January Trivia Week 2 Answers

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Thank you to everyone that participated in Week 2 of our January Trivia Contest. Over the past, week we posted a new question each day for you to answer.

Here are the answers for Week 2:

Jan 11:  What day in January is Elvis Presley’s birthday?

Answer: Jan 8

Jan 12: National Cream Puff day is January __

Answer: 2nd

Jan 13: National Trivia Day is January _

Answer: 4th

Jan 14: Who said “The blast of January will blow you through and through”

Answer: Shakespeare

Jan 15: What valuable metal was discovered in California on January 24, 1848?

Answer: Gold

All participants with the correct answers have been rewarded. We’ve already begun Week 3 of this contest, and you can enter here. Best of Luck!

The Toluna Team

*Promotion Rules: Members will receive 100 points per day for providing the correct answer to the day’s question. Members may receive no more than 500 points for participating in this week’s contest. Points will be awarded to winners by 5PM EST, on January 26, 2016, and will be uploaded directly to user’s accounts. Open to US & Canada only. The winner will be notified on their wall that they have won. Posts must not contain any language that is obscene, insulting, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, untrue, misleading or invasive of someone else’s privacy. Toluna reserves the right to review all posts for content, and withhold bonus points from any user violating the rules mentioned above.

January Trivia Week 1 Answers

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Thank you to everyone that participated in Week 1 of our January Trivia Contest. Over the past, week we posted a new question each day for you to answer. We received an overwhelming response, with more than 3500 participants!

Here are the answers for Week 1:

Jan 4: What is the birthstone for January?

Answer: Garnet

Jan 5: What flowers symbolize the month of January?

Answer: Carnation

Jan 6: January is named after the god Janus, who was the god of __ and ___.

Answer: doors and gates

Jan 7:  How do you say January in French, Spanish, and Italian?

Answer: Janvier, Enero, Gennaio

Jan 8:  What 2 zodiac signs are included in the month of May?

Answer: Taurus, Gemini

All participants with the correct answers have been rewarded. We’ve already begun Week 2 of this contest, and you can enter here. Best of Luck!

The Toluna Team

*Promotion Rules: Members will receive 100 points per day for providing the correct answer to the day’s question. Members may receive no more than 500 points for participating in this week’s contest. Points will be awarded to winners by 5PM EST, on January 26, 2016, and will be uploaded directly to user’s accounts. Open to US & Canada only. The winner will be notified on their wall that they have won. Posts must not contain any language that is obscene, insulting, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, untrue, misleading or invasive of someone else’s privacy. Toluna reserves the right to review all posts for content, and withhold bonus points from any user violating the rules mentioned above.

January Trivia Contest: Win 100 Points Per Day!

Hello members,

Back by popular demand, Toluna is pleased to present the January Trivia Quiz! Each day at 10am EST, we will pose a question on our TolunaTeam account. But hurry, because the topic will be closed at 10am the next day. There are a total of 5 questions per week (1 per day). This week we are awarding winners 100 points for each correct answer, up to 5 days in a row. Winners for this week will be awarded by next Tuesday.

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To qualify:
1. Check the TolunaTeam account each day from Monday Jan 4-22. Find our Question in our topics section.
2. Answer the question by the following day, at 10am.
3. You can answer all 5 each week

Here is the first question

*Promotion Rules: Members will receive 100 points per day for providing the correct answer to the day’s question. Members may receive no more than 500 points for participating in this week’s contest. Points will be awarded to winners by 5PM EST, on January 26, 2016, and will be uploaded directly to user’s accounts. Open to US & Canada only. The winner will be notified on their wall that they have won. Posts must not contain any language that is obscene, insulting, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, untrue, misleading or invasive of someone else’s privacy. Toluna reserves the right to review all posts for content, and withhold bonus points from any user violating the rules mentioned above.

May Trivia Contest Answers Revealed!

Hello members,

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Thank you to everyone that participated in our May Trivia Contest. Over the past few weeks we posted a new question each day for you to answer. We received an overwhelming response, with more than 300 participants daily! Below are the answers to each question.

Week 1: Basic Facts

May 4: What is the birthstone for May?

Answer: Emerald

May 5: What two flowers symbolize the month of May?

Answer: Hawthorne, lily of the valley.

May 6: Most sources would say that May was named after what Greek Goddess? What did she symbolize?

Answer: Maia was the Greek goddess of spring.

May 7:  How do you say May in French, Spanish, and Italian?

Answer: Mai, Maya, Maggio

May 8:  What 2 zodiac signs are included in the month of May?

Answer: Taurus, Gemini

Week 2: Fun Facts

May 11: May has always been the 5th month of the year? True or False

Answer: May was once the third month. When Julius Caesar moved January and February from the end of the year to the beginning, May became the fifth month.

May 12: Who wrote the sonnet in which this line occurs? “Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May?”

Answer: William Shakespeare for The Darling Buds of May

May 13: May was once considered a bad luck month to get married. Fill in the blank: There is a poem that says “Marry in May, you’ll ___ ____ ___”

Answer: Rue the Day

May 14: The UK celebrates may as “___ month”

Answer: Smile

May 15: According to an old Cornish superstition, it is unlucky to buy a __ in May?

Answer: broom

Week 3: Historical Facts

May 18: What famous NYC building opened on May 1, 1931?

Answer: Empire State Building

May 19: Lewis and Clark began their trip up the Missouri River on what date?

Answer: May 14, 1859

May 20: On what date did Amelia Earhart begin her first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean?

Answer: May 20, 1932

May 21: The first __ was issued in England on May 6, 1840

Answer: Postage stamp

May 22: The first U.S. medical school opened in what city on May 3, 1765?

Answer: Philadelphia

Want more trivia? Enter our Create Your Own Trivia contest, and answer others posts!

Member of the Week – May 14, 2015

Hello Members,

MOTW

Congrats to our member of the week KxXGuerrereXxD! Click on the username to participate in all of this member’s fun and interesting content like this poll below:

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Thanks KxXGuerrereXxD for creating great content, and sharing your interests with the community!

Good luck to everyone on being next week’s winner!

See you soon,
The Toluna Team

How does it work? 
Every day the Toluna Team awards Content Bonus points to members for posting high quality polls, topics, battles and thumb-its. Each Thursday, we will tally those bonuses for the week, and the member with the most Content Bonuses will be awarded an additional 5,000 points for their great contributions to the site, and will be named our Member of the Week. Find out more here.

Wondering how you can receive a content bonus? Check out our blog post with tips on how you can create top quality content here!

Create your own Trivia, Earn 600 points!

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In the spirit of our May Trivia Contest, we would like to invite you to create your own trivia topic! Follow the directions below to enter:

  1. Must create a poll with the title “My Trivia Question
  2. Poll must include a photo or video
  3. Poll must have 4 or more choices for answers
  4. Your poll must be created between May 13-30th. *
  5. Earn 500 points

For example:

My Trivia Question – What is the Connecticut State flower?

  1. The tulip
  2. The mountain laurel
  3. The daisy
  4. The hydrangea

At the end of May, we will send all participants directions to create a topic with the correct answer (worth 100 additional points).

Please note that it can be a trivia question or fact about anything, perhaps even a personal trivia question. You do not need to have it be May themed. Entries that ask opinions will NOT qualify.

*Promotion rules: Limit one content piece created per person. The poll must have the title “My Trivia Question”. Contest post must be created between May 13 and 30th, 2015. Open to US and Canada only. Members will earn a 500-point rank up bonus or direct credit to their account. Points will be awarded to winners within 7 days of the contest close day, May 30, 2015. Posts must not contain any language that is obscene, insulting, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, untrue, misleading or invasive of someone else’s privacy. Toluna reserves the right to review all posts for content, and withhold bonus points from any user violating the rules mentioned above.