50 Middle School Trivia Questions

Last Updated on October 15, 2021 by Michele Tripple

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Looking for a fun activity to get your middle schooler’s brain working? These 50 middle school trivia questions are just what they need!

Trivia Questions For Middle Schoolers

We’ve all been there – our middle schooler comes to us claiming that there is nothing to do. Of course it’s not always our job to entertain our kids. But we’ve got a perfect solution for that teenage boredom.

Trivia is the perfect activity for people of all ages – kids and adults alike. Not only is it fun, it’s also educational and is the perfect way to get those gears in your head turning.

One reason we love trivia so much in our house is that there is no limit to the kinds of trivia available! Whether the sports fans in your house want to play baseball trivia or more general sports trivia, we’ve got you covered!

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How To Play Trivia

Trivia can be as simple or as complicated as you want to make it! It can be as simple as printing the list of questions and answers below and taking turns asking each other questions.

Or you can download our printable trivia cards and create a full competition, complete with teams, buzzers, and prizes. No matter how you play, it is sure to be fun for everyone!

How To Improve Your Trivia Skills

So what if you aren’t good at trivia games? The only way to get better is to practice! Getting curious about subjects you’re interested in is a great place to start. The more you memorize, the better your memory will be. In no time you’ll be a trivia champion!

Benefits of Trivia Games

The most obvious benefit of trivia games is that they mix fun and learning. They are also a great way to get your brain warmed up and moving. You’ll likely find the more you play, the better you’re able to remember things in other areas of your life!

Middle School Trivia Questions

Q. What do you get when you freeze water?

A. Ice

Q. What is a place you go to to see lots of animals?

A. Zoo

Q. What ocean surrounds Hawaii?

A. Pacific Ocean

Q. What state is Hollywood located?

A. California

Q. Where is the White House located?

A. Washington D.C

Q. Who wrote Hamlet?

A. William Shakespeare

Q. What is a baby goat called?

A. A kid

Q. How many stars are on the American Flag?

A. 50

Q. Who was the first man on the moon?

A. Neil Armstrong

Q. Who was the first female to fly?

A. Amelia Earhart

Q. What is America’s largest state?

A. Alaska

Q.  Who invented the telephone?

A. Alexander Graham Bell

Q. Who invented the light bulb?

A. Thomas Edison

Q.  What country gifted the United States with the Statue of Liberty?

A. France

Q.  Where is the Eiffel Tower located?

A. Paris, France

Q.  Who painted the Mona Lisa?

A. Leonardo DaVinci

Q.  Who painted the Notre Dame Cathedral?

A. Pablo Picasso

Q.  What is the closest star to earth?

A. The Sun

Q.  How many planets are in our Solar System?

A. 8

Q.  What do you call a scientist who studies rocks?

A. A geologist

Q.  What do you call a person who studies weather?

A. A meteorologist

Q.  What do you call molten rock?

A. Lava

Q.  What is the largest rainforest in the world?

A. Amazon rainforest

Q.  What is the hottest planet on earth?

A. Venus

Q.  What is the smallest Ocean?

A. The Arctic

Q.  The process used by plants to convert light energy into chemical energy is called?

A. Photosynthesis

Q.  What is another name for “meat eater”?

A. Carnivore

Q.  What do you call animals that only eat plants?

A. Herbivore

Q.  How many sides does a Hexagon have?

A. 16

Q.  What is another name for the perimeter of a circle?

A. Circumference

Q.  What does 3 squared equal?

A. 9

Q.  What is the square root of 49?

A. 7

Q.  What does a caterpillar turn into?

A. A butterfly

Q.  Name the three states of matter.

A. Solid, liquid, and gas

Q. How many quarts are in a gallon?

A. 4

Q.  How many pints are in a gallon?

A. 8

Q.  What is the sweet substance bees make?

A. Honey

Q.  What year did the US gain its Independence?

A. 1776

Q.  Who was the first US President to get impeached?

A. Andrew Johnson

Q.  What color is a zebra’s stripes when they are first born?

A. Brown

Q.  What is the fastest animal in the world?

A. Cheetah

Q.  What is the largest animal in the world?

A. Blue whale

Q.  What is the tallest animal in the world?

A. Giraffe

Q.  How many lungs does a human have?

A. 2

Q.  What do you call precipitation that falls in droplets of frozen rain?

A. Hail

Q. What do you call droplets of rain?

A. Precipitation

Q.  What do you call a baby deer?

A. Fawn

Q. What do you call a baby pig?

A. piglet

Q. What do you call a baby cow?

A. calf

Q.  What do you call a baby bird?

A. chick

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