Yes 5 stars - you see right
And your scorn for this is allso Ok.
Because Trivial pursuit rigth out of the box - is unpleasent for some because of its rules.
So change them! Define another way on how you get your triangles!
If you have that done - the game is perfect!
Yes it will wear out over the ages - but hey, no use to buy the 70's or 2000's edition in twenty years then..You'll still have all these questions from that century then!
And actually a bit of common knowledge is something that makes a persona evolve and stand out of an otherwise boring crowd of zombies. So get your brain filled up a bit - yes maybe with stuff you don't need every day.
....and if you just hate TP - maybe you were not that good in school after all?