Virtual Trivia: All trivia games work with virtual events, Zoom meetings, webinars and conference calls.

Interactive Trivia Games

Fun, audience engagement for large groups of 20 to 5,000 players. Play virtual trivia online or play in-person.

Virtual Trivia Gameplay Options

SocialPoint Live Trivia for Virtual Events

Virtual Trivia

Bring customers or employees together for a fun experience with virtual trivia. Everyone plays together online. Leaderboards track scores to help you crown a champion. Play one game or several shorter rounds.

Good for virtual events, Zoom meetings, webinars, and conference calls.
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Virtual Team Trivia

Let teams battle for trivia supremacy and bragging rights. Players join teams, then compete together to win.  Players answer questions as individuals. Their scores roll up to the team score. Team leaderboards track team performance in real time.

Good for virtual events, Zoom meetings, webinars, and conference calls.
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Self-Paced Trivia

Attendees play virtual trivia at their own pace. Then, they can track their performance on the leaderboard. Options like shuffling questions, showing correct answers and explanations turn the games into a fun learning experience.

Good for virtual event breaks, email marketing, webinars and virtual trade show booths.

Virtual Trivia

01

Invite Players

Give players a web link to play trivia on their phone, iPad or tablet.

02

Share Your Screen

Invite players to join you on a Zoom call (or Webex, Microsoft Teams, etc.).  Share your screen to show questions, answers and live standings on the leaderboard. 

03

Have Fun!

Play the game. Everyone has a blast!  Hopefully, the “Good Guys” win! 

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Virtual Trivia Features

Maximize engagement in virtual happy hours, virtual events and online meetings.

  • Invite players to join you in Zoom, Webex, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams or another video conference platform.
  • Create an integrated attendee experience by embedding your game into Webex, On24 or another HTML-based platform.
  • Allow up to 5,000 players join your game via their mobile devices, tablets or laptops.
  • Quickly setup your game with our question bank of 650+ pop culture, movie, television, music, sports, geography and science questions.
  • Add your own trivia questions.
  • Add images to your questions.
  • Upload custom graphics and branding for your trivia game.
  • Play in Teams (Team Battle mode) or play as individuals.
  • Create custom lead forms or surveys to capture valuable data.
  • Dashboard and data analytics.

Frequently Asked Questions About Virtual Trivia

How does Virtual Trivia work?

Here’s how it works:

(1) Share the game link with players before the game.

(2) Invite players to your virtual event or Zoom meeting, then share your screen and show the leaderboard.

(3) Your players will enter their name and play via a web link.  (In ON24 and Webex the link can be embedded. In others you can send it out in advance)

(4) When you start the game, the question will appear on the leaderboard AND the player app.

(5) When you close the question, the player app will notify the player if they have the correct (or incorrect) answer. And, the correct answer will appear on the leaderboard.

(6) Then, you can show everyone’s ranking OR move on to the next question.

(7) At the end of the game, you can show the final leaderboard.

Does Virtual Trivia require a host?

If you are playing Virtual Trivia in Live Trivia mode, then you need a host.  Typically this host is someone from your organization who is enthusiastic and high energy.  Live trivia is the most common format for Virtual happy hours and Employee Engagement activities.

What equipment do I need to run SocialPoint Virtual Trivia?

There are three things that you need to setup SocialPoint for your trivia night.

(1) VideoConferencing Software: (Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Webex, Gotomeeting, etc.)

(2) The host should have Two monitors (2nd Monitor could be an iPad or second device).

(3) Include your game link in your invitation/meeting notice for the game.

(4) Internet access of course.

 

Do Players download an app or can they play on their computer?

SocialPoint is a cloud-based SaaS platform. Players access the game through a secure web-link that will open in any browser window.  There are no apps to download in the app store.  

Does Virtual Trivia come with a leaderboard?

Yes!

You are are welcome to use our leaderboard templates for 5,10 or 20 players or you can create your own. We provide you with Adobe Illustrator files that make the process really easy.

Can we play the game more than once?

Yes!

Many people ask if they can practice running a game before game day. Yes, once your game is setup you are welcome to create a trivia round, play and then end the game. You can do this as many times as you like during your subscription term.

Once your game is set up, it’s pretty easy for you to use it multiple times all year long. You will be able to reset the leaderboard, change questions, and track game performance across events.

How do I organize a Team Battle?

There are four steps to running a Team Battle:

Step 1: Create the teams when you setup the game. (You must identify the teams in advance)

Step 2:  When players register they can join a team.

Step 3:  Use the Team leaderboard instead of the individual leaderboard.

Step 4:  Run the game. All players will answer the trivia questions. The team score will be the sum of the individual scores.

 

Team balancing:  If you have a team that is larger (or smaller) than the others, you can limit the number of responses that the game scores from all teams to make the game more fair for everyone.

Does SocialPoint provide Trivia questions?

Yes, we have 650 trivia questions that you are welcome to use from the following categories:

  • Pop Culture
  • Music
  • Movies
  • Television
  • Sports
  • Science
  • Arts and History
  • Geography
Can I provide my own trivia questions?

Yes, that’s what most people do!

SocialPoint allows you to create categories to manage and group the questions. Many event marketers will organize their questions around marketing objectives or learning objectives.

What type of questions can I create?

With SocialPoint trivia, you can create multiple-choice questions or true-false questions.  Questions can include an image, show correct answers and you can provide an explanation.

Can I use my own custom branding?

Yes!

You are able to configure the following elements:

  • Leaderboard
  • Question Screen (for end of game review)
  • Question Results  (for end of game review)
  • Player App

You can personalize the game with your colors, logos and fonts. Or, you can go next level and use our Adobe Illustrator graphic files for rich branding. If you send our AI files to your graphic designer – they will be able to drop in your brand assets and get them looking just right for your game in a few minutes.

What do I need to provide to SocialPoint to set up the game?

When you sign up, our customer success team will get a basic game setup and ready for you.   Then, we will need to know the following from you:

(1) Game Template: Which template do you want to use – Live Trivia or self-paced trivia.

(2) Player Registration: Are we capturing just a name or will you be capturing name/email and other information too?

(3) Branding:  Do you want to use the default branding template or will you upload your own graphics?

(4) Leaderboard:  Which template would you like to use? 5 person, 10 person, 20 person or create your own graphics?

(5) Individual Game or Team Game:  Will you be playing in teams or just as individuals?

(6) Trivia Questions:  Will you use our questions? Or will you provide your own?

“It all went really well!  Thank you so much for all your help…everyone LOVED the evening!”

“You are my freaking hero! Thank you!!”

“It’s going well. Next month, I am going to start rolling this out to other groups in our company.”

“The trivia game was a hit and several others in the organization have expressed interest in learning more about possibly doing this for other teams at the bank. Thanks again for all of your support.”

Virtual Team Trivia

01

Join a Team

Players enter the game and join a team. 

02

Play

Players answer trivia questions as individuals. The team score is the sum of your individual scores.

03

Leaderboard

The Team Leaderboard tracks team performance in real time. The “Good Guys” surge past the “Fuzzy Kittens” at the last minute.

Virtual Team Trivia Features

In this game, teams battle each other for supremacy. The players join a trivia game and select a team. Players help their team by correctly answering trivia questions. The team with the most points wins.

  • Create teams in advance
  • Set a max number of players to even out the teams
  • Players join a team when they start the game
  • Team leaderboard
  • Crown an Individual Champion and Team Champion
  • Use our question bank of 650+ pop culture, sports, movie, television, art, history and science questions.
  • Upload your own trivia questions.
  • Create custom scoring, and assign points to questions based on difficulty.

Frequently Asked Questions About Team Trivia

How do I organize a Team Battle?

There are four steps to running a Team Battle:

Step 1: Create the teams when you setup the game. (You must identify the teams in advance)

Step 2:  When players register they can join a team.

Step 3:  Use the Team leaderboard instead of the individual leaderboard.

Step 4:  Run the game. All players will answer the trivia questions. The team score will be the sum of the individual scores.

 

Team balancing:  If you have a team that is larger (or smaller) than the others, you can limit the number of responses that the game scores from all teams to make the game more fair for everyone.

How does Team Trivia work?

To keep team trivia simple, virtual players answer as individuals. The sum of their scores roll up to the team score. The Team leaderboard tracks the team performance.

As an organizer, you don’t have to worry about organizing communication between teams, creating virtual team rooms, etc.

Who creates the teams?

You identify the teams in advance.  Players will join a team when they join the game.

Does Team Trivia come with a Team leaderboard?

Yes!

We have a team leaderboard that makes it easy to track team performance in real time.

You are are welcome to use our leaderboard templates for 5,10 or 20 teams or you can create your own. We provide you with Adobe Illustrator files that make the process really easy.

Can we play the game more than once?

Yes!

Many people ask if they can practice running a game before game day. Yes, once your game is setup you are welcome to create a trivia round, play and then end the game. You can do this as many times as you like during your subscription term.

Once your game is set up, it’s pretty easy for you to use it multiple times all year long. You will be able to reset the leaderboard, change questions, and track game performance across events.

Does SocialPoint provide Trivia questions?

Yes, we have 650 trivia questions that you are welcome to use from the following categories:

  • Pop Culture
  • Music
  • Movies
  • Television
  • Sports
  • Science
  • Arts and History
  • Geography
Can I provide my own trivia questions?

Yes, that’s what most people do!

SocialPoint allows you to create categories to manage and group the questions. Many event marketers will organize their questions around marketing objectives or learning objectives.

What type of questions can I create?

With SocialPoint trivia, you can create multiple-choice questions or true-false questions.  Questions can include an image, show correct answers and you can provide an explanation.

Can I use my own custom branding?

Yes!

You are able to configure the following elements:

  • Leaderboard
  • Question Screen
  • Question Results
  • Player App

You can personalize the game with your colors, logos and fonts. Or, you can go next level and use our Adobe Illustrator graphic files for rich branding. If you send our AI files to your graphic designer – they will be able to drop in your brand assets and get them looking just right for your game in a few minutes.

What do I need to provide to SocialPoint to set up the game?

When you sign up, our customer success team will get a basic game setup and ready for you.   Then, we will need to know the following from you:

(1) Game Template: Which template do you want to use – Live Trivia or self-paced trivia.

(2) Player Registration: Are we capturing just a name or will you be capturing name/email and other information too?

(3) Branding:  Do you want to use the default branding template or personalize the game?

(4) Leaderboard:  Which template would you like to use? 5 person, 10 person, 20 person or create your own?

(5) Individual Game or Team Game:  Will yo be playing in teams or just as individuals?

(6) Trivia Questions:  Will you use our questions? Or will you provide your own?

 

 

 

Each project is assigned a customer success manager who will set ,up your game for you and help you plan the experience at your event. You will be responsible for the trivia questions, color theme and leaderboard graphics (if you want them). 

Self-Paced Trivia

01

Send Players the Link

Send players the game link or embed it into your website.

02

Questions

Players answer questions at their own pace. 

03

Leaderboard

Live Leaderboard shows where players where they stand in the game.

Self-Paced Trivia Features

Several trivia options to help you achieve your engagement and learning objectives

  • Levels
  • Countdown timers
  • Scoring options
  • Show correct answers
  • Explanations
  • Image questions
  • Custom Branding
  • Use our trivia questions or yours
  • Embed in your website
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Self-Paced Trivia Game Types

Countdown Quiz

In this game, the faster a player answers a question, the more points they earn. Dilly-dally and the players are likely to end up with no points. The leaderboards in these games are usually well differentiated.

  • Play on your phone
  • The Leaderboard shows individual rankings
  • Set the number of questions and time to answer
  • Create large question banks of possible questions
  • Randomizer will pull unique questions in a random order
  • Set number of gameplays 
  • Show correct answers and explanations
  • Turn groups of questions on / off

3 Strikes Game

In this game, players play until they get three questions wrong or complete the last level. This game works well for groups that want to reinforce key messages

  • Play on your phone
  • The Leaderboard shows individual rankings
  • Choose the number of levels and items per level
  • Create large question banks of possible questions
  • Randomizer will pull unique questions in a random order
  • Set number of gameplays 
  • Show correct answers and explanations

Two-minute Drill

In this game, players answer as many questions as possible in a fixed amount of time. Points multiply based on your streak of correct answers.

  • Play on your phone
  • The Leaderboard shows individual rankings
  • Set the game time, point values and max number of questions
  • Create large question banks of possible questions
  • Randomizer will pull unique questions in a random order
  • Set number of game plays
  • Turn groups of questions on / off

Quiz

In this game, players answer questions in order. All players see the same questions in the same order.

  • Play on your phone.
  • Each question has a fixed point value.
  • Questions can be reordered
  • Set number of game plays.

Virtual Trivia Bar demo

Embed a virtual Trivia bar into your online booth. Allow visitors to play trivia on your booth and see where they stand on the leaderboard.

Try your hand at some movie trivia, and watch your name move up on the leaderboard in realtime!

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Features

Leaderboard

Setup Leaderboards to recognize individual champions or high performing teams

Set Game Plays

Restrict the number of times a player may play a game

Question Randomizer

Randomize the order of questions and they will be used evenly over time 

Photo Questions

Include a photo with your trivia question (optional)

Explanations

Include a description of the correct answer with your trivia question (optional)

Show Correct Answer

Show the player’s response and the right answer (optional)

Event App Integration

Setup a web link inside your event app to create a congruent attendee experience

SocialPoint ARS Integration

Build a show flow that includes trivia, live polls and interactive Q&A by combining interactive trivia with our ARS App

Web-Based Access

Distribute your game through a web-based link, so players can access the game easily

Dashboard Reporting

Provide leadership a pretty dashboard report highlighting the most important statistics from your game

Reporting and Data

Track learning objective performance, question performance and player performance with our detailed data and analytics

Use Across Multiple Events

Easily reuse SocialPoint across multiple events and compare the data 

Frequently Asked Questions about Self Paced Trivia

What is Self-Paced Trivia?

In Self-paced trivia games, players start and stop the games at their own pace. The game does not require a host or emcee.

You can activate these games, share the link via social media, email blast or embed them on your website.

Do self-paced trivia games need a host?

No.

These games are super easy. You set them up and share the link. That’s it.

Why would I use Self-Paced Trivia games vs Live Trivia?

Here are some situations when Self-paced trivia is a better choice than Live Trivia.

(1) You are NOT able to get the audience together for a live trivia night.

(2) You don’t want to dedicate 20-40 minutes of your Virtual Event time to play trivia.

(3) You want players to play on their own time or during breaks.

(4) Your video stream has more than 10 seconds of latency.

(5) You want to use the trivia game for both your Live Stream and your On-Demand sessions.

(6) You have a virtual trade show booth and want to embed the game in your booth or landing page.

(7) You plan to use the game as a lead generation tool on your website, social media or email newsletter.

Can I provide my own trivia questions?

Yes, that’s what most people do!

SocialPoint allows you to create categories to manage and group the questions. Many event marketers will organize their questions around marketing objectives or learning objectives.

What type of questions can I create?

With SocialPoint trivia, you can create multiple-choice questions or true-false questions.  Questions can include an image, show correct answers and you can provide an explanation.

Can I embed the game into my website?

Yes.

Some of our customers are embedding the game into their website and creating a virtual trivia bar.  We will give you an embed code and instructions for embedding the game into your website.

Does Virtual Trivia come with a leaderboard?

Yes!

You are are welcome to use our leaderboard templates for 5,10 or 20 players or you can create your own. We provide you with Adobe Illustrator files that make the process really easy.

What do I need to provide to SocialPoint to set up the game?

Each project is assigned a customer success manager who will set ,up your game for you and help you plan the experience at your event. You will be responsible for the trivia questions, color theme and leaderboard graphics (if you want them). 

Can I use Self-paced trivia game for multiple events?

Once your game is set up, it’s pretty easy for you to use it at multiple events all year long. You will be able to reset the leaderboard, change questions, and track game performance across eventsMany exhibitors and marketers use self-paced trivia in a series of trade shows or events. 

Can I use my own custom branding?

Yes!

You are able to configure the following elements:

  • Leaderboard
  • Question Screen
  • Question Results
  • Player App

You can personalize the game with your colors, logos and fonts. Or, you can go next level and use our Adobe Illustrator graphic files for rich branding. If you send our AI files to your graphic designer – they will be able to drop in your brand assets and get them looking just right for your game in a few minutes.

Can I create a game with many quizzes and a cumulative leaderboard?

Yes!

Use our Attendee Participation game software,  the scores from several live trivia games and quizzes are summarized to show a score across all games on a cumulative leaderboard. Quizzes can be self-paced or hosted by an emcee.  Players can earn prizes (such a prize wheel spin or entry into a drawing) or recognized on the leaderboard.

  • Play on your phone
  • Self-paced quizzes or hosted by an emcee
  • The Leaderboard shows individual rankings
  • Total scores across all quizzes
  • Organize smaller quizzes related to session content
  • One gameplay per quiz
  • Earn prizes for reaching a points threshold

Why SocialPoint Interactive Trivia

  • Fun upgrade to your audience engagement activities
  • Need to create challenges that will have a pre-event and post-event element to them
  • Create learning pedagogy and save the setup to repeat at other courses
  • Track student performance
  • Personalize game with your branding
  • Dedicated customer success manager will help you
  • Easy to setup and use

How do SocialPoint Trivia Games Work?

01

Access the game on your phone

Register. Complete an optional survey. Agree to any terms and conditions.

02

Play the game

Players answer trivia questions and play one of six game types, including Elimination, Team Battle and 3-Strikes.

03

See your name in lights

Everyone likes to see their name in lights. Branded leaderboards are used to recognize the top players or teams.

04

Analyze Your Data

Use dashboards and reports to compare events to each other, review player or question performance, and download leads and other data.

Where Should You Consider Trivia Games?

Virtual Training

Play live trivia on a zoom call or send a self-paced trivia game link via email to your players.

Customer Events

Use interactive trivia games as a complement to presentations to reinforce the key messages of your service.

Sales Training

Create challenges that align with the event theme and all event activities such as social events, content sessions, trade shows, lounges, etc.  

New Employee Orientation

Create challenge-based games where employees earn points for participation over time.

Town Hall Meetings

Using SocialPoint, employees can play trivia, ask questions, and respond to polls. 

Sales Kick-off

Get teams of sales reps to compete against each other by answering questions and helping their team win.

How will players access the game?

Web Link

Show the web link on the screen for attendees to access and play the game

Email Link

Send the game as a web link in email to attendees for virtual training or email marketing

Event App

Setup game link inside your favorite Event App

Audience Response

Use Inside the SocialPoint Audience Response app to combine with Interactive Q&A and Live Polls

Multiple Quiz Game

Use the SocialPoint attendee participation game app when you have multiple quizzes and need a cumulative leaderboard

iPads at a Trivia Bar

Allow attendees to walk up and play trivia on iPads with Challenge Bar Trivia