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Liars Trivia


  1. What lying, is compulsive and frequent fabrication of elaborate stories?
  2. The ex-CEO of Theranos, Elizabeth Holmes, deceived investors about her company's technology to test what?
  3. Who wrote the 1970 song "Liar"?
  4. What term refers to the creation of a fictitious online identity with the intent of deception?
  5. What is the occupation of the fictional character played by Jim Carry in the film "Liar Liar"?
  6. Desdemona's capacity for deceit is a theme in which William Shakespeare play?
  7. Which contemporary writer said: "The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool"?

  8. Which 1963 British comedy-drama film is based on a 1959 novel by Keith Waterhouse?
  9. What sort of statement contains partial facts but is misleading due to important omissions?
  10. Who lost his Tour de France titles after repeated denials of doping allegations?
  11. Which famous fossil fraud involving fabricated evidence of the missing link was discovered in 1912?
  12. Which Arthur Miller play is set during the Salem witch trials and explores themes of mass hysteria and deception?
  13. Which UK TV series hosted by Claudia Winkleman is all about deception and betrayal?
  14. What word beginning with 'c' describes a person who falsely claims to have special knowledge or skills in a particular field?
  15. "The Great Pretender" is a popular song recorded in 1955 by which group?
  16. "Lyin' Eyes" is a song recorded by which American rock band?
  17. Which 2019 crime thriller film stars Ian McKellen as a career con artist who meets a wealthy widow played by Helen Mirren?
  18. What is a misleading clue or distraction that diverts attention away from the real issue or topic?
  19. Which novel by Gillian Flynn delves into the intricate web of deception as the investigation of Amy Dunne's disappearance exposes layers of deceit within her marriage?
  20. Who plays teenager Frank Abagnale Jr., in a true-story film about a young con artist who successfully impersonates various professionals while evading the FBI?


  1. Pathological lying
  2. Blood testing
  3. Freddie Mercury
  4. Catfishing
  5. Lawyer
  6. Othello
  7. Stephen King
  8. Billy Liar
  9. A half-truth
  10. Lance Armstrong
  11. The Piltdown Man
  12. The Crucible
  13. Traitors
  14. Charlatan
  15. The Platters
  16. Eagles
  17. The Good Liar
  18. Red herring
  19. Gone Girl
  20. Leonardo DiCaprio