National Trivia Day – Furniture Quiz

January 4th is National Trivia Day — a day to celebrate those of us who collect random tidbits of knowledge that seem to stick with us for years and years. To celebrate, we’ve put together a furniture-themed quiz so you can flex your trivia prowess and maybe learn a new fact or two you can impress your friends with!

Answers at the bottom of the page.

1. Up to how many people could the earliest version of the bed hold?
a. 15
b. 35
c. 65

2. Who invented office chairs?
a. Charles Eames
b. Mark Twain
c. Charles Darwin

3. When do the oldest known chairs date back to?
a. Ancient Rome
b. Ancient Egypt
c. Ancient Mesopotamia

4. What is the average life-span of a sofa?
a. 1,734 days
b. 2,958 days
c. 3,149 days

What is the special benefit of wingback chairs?
a. Heat retention
b. Noise Deafening
c. Extra neck support

On average, how much of a person’s life is spent in bed?
a. 22%
b. 25%
c. 33%


  1. c
  2. c
  3. b
  4. b
  5. a
  6. c

How’d you do? Learn something new? We hope so!