120 Best Trivia Questions

Are you ready to give your kids a little fun with some trivia questions? It’s time to roll up your sleeves, gather your kids in the living room, and create a night of fun and excitement. With 120 questions of easy, challenging, and hard trivia, your kids will need to wrack their brains, answer to the best of their knowledge, and gather points to take the lead. 

With so many categories at your disposal, you don’t need to do tons of research to set up a game night. Test their knowledge, teach them a few general things, and play to their competitive side. Now, are you ready for the best trivia night of your lives?

Let’s get this trivia started!

 

Trivia Questions for the Beginners

Difficulty: Easy

What is the largest animal in the world?

Answer: The Blue Whale

 

If they say “whale” alone, give them the point!

Where is the Empire State Building?

Answer: New York City

 

What is the capital of France?

Answer: Paris

 

Who is Mickey Mouse’s wife?

Answer: Minnie Mouse

 

Who discovered America?

Answer: Christopher Columbus 

 

Jack and Jill were going up what?

Answer: The hill

 

How many continents are there in the world?

Answer: 7

 

How many tentacles does an Octopus have?

Answer: 8

 

Cheetahs are the fastest animals on the planet. True or false?

Answer: True

 

Who is SpongeBob’s best friend?

Answer: Patrick Star

 

How many sides does a pentagon have?

Answer: 5

 

What is the name of Harry Potter’s father?

Answer: James Potter

 

Where do penguins live?

Answer: Antarctica 

 

How many quarters are in a dollar?

Answer: 4

 

Which Disney princess lost her shoe?

Answer: Cinderella 

 

Who is Batman’s sidekick?

Answer: Robin 

 

San Francisco is in which state?

Answer: California 

 

Which Pixar film has Woody and Buzz Lightyear?

Answer: Toy Story

 

Which bridge is in San Francisco?

Answer: The Golden Gate Bridge

 

What did Queen Elsa sing in Frozen?

Answer: Let it go

 

How many states are in the United States of America?

Answer: 50 

 

What does a thermometer measure?

Answer: Temperature 

 

How many Dwarves lived with Snow White? 

Answer: 7

 

At what temperature does water freeze? 

Answer: 0°C or 32°F

 

When is the US independence day? 

Answer: The 4th of July 

 

What is a three-wheeled bicycle called? 

Answer: A tricycle 

 

Which continent is India located on? 

Answer: Asia 

 

Alice in Wonderland fell down the what? 

Answer: Rabbit hole

 

Where is Sydney? 

Answer: Australia 

 

What animals are Tom & Jerry? 

Answer: A cat and a mouse 

 

What is the name of Santa Clause’s reindeer with the red nose? 

Answer: Rudolph 

 

Who is the evil woman who wanted to steal all the Dalmatians? 

Answer: Cruella De Vil 

 

Who is the villain in Aladdin? 

Answer: Jafar 

 

Which country is also a continent?

Answer: Australia

 

In Sesame Street, who is obsessed with cookies?

Answer: The Cookie Monster

 

What is SpongeBob Squarepants?

Answer: A Sponge 

 

Which “Wonder of the World” is found in Egypt?

Answer: The Pyramids 

 

Who is Ash Ketchum’s yellow Pokémon?

Answer: Pikachu

 

What is Mozilla Firefox?

Answer: A Web Browser

 

Which travels faster, light or sound?

Answer: Light

 

Challenge the Kids with these Trivia Questions

Difficulty: Challenging 

Which planet is closest to the sun?

Answer: Mercury

 

How many rings are there in the Olympics logo?

Answer: 5

 

Which cereal brand has a brown bunny on it?

Nesquik

 

Who sang “Thank u, next”

Answer: Ariana Grande

 

Who is the God of Thunder?

Answer: Thor

 

Where is the Leaning Tower of Piza?

Answer: Italy 

 

The Little Mermaid had a pet fish named what? 

Answer: Flounder

 

What language, other than English, do they speak in Canada? 

Answer: French 

 

Cleopatra was the queen of which country? 

Answer: Egypt 

 

Who invented the telephone? 

Answer: Alexander Graham Bell

 

What is the largest country in the world?

Answer: Russia

 

Who started his speech with “I had a dream…”?

Answer: Martin Luther King Jr. 

 

What is the tallest mountain in the world?

Answer: Mount Everest

 

What is the chemical name for H?

Answer: Helium

 

What do astronomers study?

Answer: The stars

 

What did Julius Caesar rule?

Answer: Rome

 

Which bone is in your head?

Answer: The skull

 

What do you call a baby cow?

Answer: A calf

 

Which animal was considered sacred in Ancient Egypt?

Answer: Cats

 

Who was the headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry?

Answer: Albus Dumbledore 

 

What is the capital of Canada?

Answer: Ottawa

 

How many hours does it take the Earth to make one complete spin?

Answer: 24 hours

 

What do you call a shape with 6 sides?

Answer: A hexagon 

 

Who attacked Pearl Harbor?

Answer: The Japanese

 

Which country has the most population?

Answer: China

 

What is the capital of India?

Answer: New Delhi 

 

Who sang “I Will Always Love You”?

Answer: Whitney Houston 

 

Who was the leader of the Greek Gods?

Answer: Zeus 

 

Who wrote Harry Potter?

Answer: J.K. Rowling

 

How many legs does a spider have?

Answer: 8

 

Who are the three Jonas brothers?

Answer: Joe, Nick, and Kevin

 

What is the national animal of the United States of America?

Answer: The Bald Eagle

 

What sport did Tiger Woods play?

Answer: Golf

 

What secret military base is located in Nevada?

Answer: Area 51

 

What country is Dubai located in?

Answer: United Arab Emirates

 

What is the chemical name for H?

Answer: Helium 

 

What are the three states of matter?

Answer: Solid, gas, and liquid

 

What animal is on the logo of Twitter?

Answer: A bird

 

In what sport can you score a three-pointer?

Answer: Basketball

 

What does KFC stand for?

Answer: Kentucky Fried Chicken

 

Trivia Questions — The Thinking Questions!

Difficulty: Hard

Which American President freed the slaves? 

Answer: President Abraham Lincoln 

 

What is the national sport of the United Kingdom? 

Answer: Cricket 

 

Which animal never forgets? 

Answer: Elephants 

 

Who painted “The Starry Night”?

Answer: Vincent Van Gogh

 

What is the name for “a fear of spiders”?

Answer: Arachnophobia

 

Who played Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory?

Answer: Johnny Depp 

 

Who founded the Ford Motor Company?

Answer: Henry Ford

 

Who wrote “Pride and Prejudice”?

Answer: Jane Austen

 

What do you call a group of lions?

Answer: A pride

 

Which dinosaur could fly?

Answer: Pterodactyl 

 

What is the speed of light?

Answer: 300,000 km/sec or 186,000 miles/sec

 

What are the three stars in a straight line?

Answer: Orion’s belt

 

Which mythical creature is half an eagle and half a lion?

Answer: A Griffin 

 

What is the name of the dog that always chased Tom in Tom & Jerry?

Answer: Spike 

 

After which holiday do you never wear white?

Answer: Labor Day

 

What language is most commonly spoken in China?

Answer: Mandarin (No, it’s not “Chinese”)

 

Which animal can turn their heads a maximum of 270 degrees?

Answer: Owls 

 

Which bird is known to eat dead animals?

Answer: Vultures

 

Where does the Pope live?

Answer: Vatican City

 

What is the name of a baby kangaroo?

Answer: A Joey

 

In which US city did Jazz start?

Answer: New Orleans

 

What does the acronym TTYL stand for?

Answer: Talk to you later

 

What year did World War 2 begin?

Answer: 1939

 

How far away is the Sun from the Earth?

Answer: 150 million km or 93 million miles 

 

Who is the messenger of the Greek Gods?

Answer: Hermes

 

How many chambers does the heart have?

Answer: 4

 

Who discovered Radium?

Answer: Marie Curie

 

Which country won the most FIFA World Cups?

Answer: Brazil

 

What is the smallest planet in our solar system?

Answer: Mercury 

 

What is the color of a sapphire?

Answer: blue

 

Which river runs through London?

Answer: River Thames

 

What is a group of crows called?

Answer: A murder

 

Where was Jesus born?

Answer: Palestine

 

Which is the tallest building in the world?

Answer: Burj Khalifa 

 

Which country is Leonardo Da Vinci from?

Answer: Italy

 

Who wrote “To Kill a Mockingbird”?

Answer: Harper Lee

 

Who did David fight in the bible?

Answer: Goliath 

 

Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?

Answer: Michelangelo 

 

Who was the first James Bond?

Answer: Sean Connery

 

How long did it take to build the Great Wall of China?

Answer: Over 2,000 years

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