Trivia Questions for Kids

If you are finding your kids are loving trivia questions as much as mine then you will have fun playing trivia questions for kids at your next family game night! 

My older kids love trivia and challenging each other to see who knows the most about almost everything!

Trivia questions for kids printable

How to play Trivia

You can play trivia in teams or with just two people. Start by gathering up some trivia questions for kids with an answer key.

Take turns asking the trivia questions. You can keep score by keeping a tally of the number of trivia questions each gets correct. You can be as competitive as you like. 

How to increase your trivia skills

If you find someone who is great at trivia they typically are a curious person.

In order to learn more trivia start by being curious about things. Start memorizing facts like state capitols, the order of presidents and their year in office, and keep up with the world.

As you are more curious you start learning more about topics that you might find interesting. 

Why play Trivia with your kids

Many relate trivia to adults but let me tell you kids love it too. Trivia is an excellent way to test their knowledge and boost their memory and intelligence. You will find that trivia is a fun way for them to learn more no matter the category. The possibilities are endless; you can help them learn more about movies, animals, science, history, and even sports. 

Tips and Tricks for playing trivia questions for kids

Trivia does not have to be timed but you can make it more challenging by giving a time limit to answer each trivia question. You can also gather up a few fun prizes that can win as they answer questions correctly. This can help keep them motivated and wanting to learn more!

300 Trivia Questions for Kids

Q. What color are the stars on the American flag?

A. White

Q. In what building does the President of the United States Live?

A. The White House

Q. How many planets are in our solar system?

A. 8

Q. Where does Santa Claus live?

A. The North Pole

Q. What do caterpillars turn into?

a. A Butterfly

Q. Where is the Great Pyramid of Giza?

A. Egypt

Q. What color of the cat is considered bad luck?

A. Black Cat

Q. How many days are there in a year?

A. 365

Q. Who is Batman’s sidekick?

A. Robin

Q. What color are the Smurfs?

A. Blue

Q. How many colors are in the rainbow?

A, 7

Q. Who was the first president of the United States of America?

A. George Washington

Q. What is the tallest animal in the world?

A. Giraffe

Q. What are you scared of when you have arachnophobia?

A. Spiders

Q. What is a panada’s favorite food to eat?

A. Bamboo

Q. What is the largest state in America?

A. Alaska

Q. What is the smallest state in America?

A. Rhode Island

Q. What is the name of the closest star to Earth?

A. The Sun

Q. Who invented the telephone?

A. Alexander Graham Bell

Q. Who painted the Mona Lisa?

A. Leonardo DaVinci

Q. What is the name of Mickey Mouse’s pet dog?

A. Pluto

Q. What is the largest continent?

A. Asia

Q. What is the tallest mountain in the world?

A. Mount Everest

Q. What is the hardest natural substance?

A. Diamond

Q. How many bones do sharks have?

A. Zero

Q. What is the fastest land animal in the world? 

A. Cheetah 

Q. In which country is The Great Barrier Reef?

A. Australia

Q. How many points do you get for a touchdown in American football?

A. 6 points

Q. What is the national sport of Japan

A. Sumo Wrestling

Q. What Disney character’s nose grows when he lies?

A. Pinocchio

Q. What is the name of the galaxy we live in?

A. Milky Way 

Q. What year did the Titanic sink?

A. 1912

Q. What is the smallest breed of dog?

A. Chihuahua

Q. What day is Christmas?

A. December 25th

Q. What country has the most people?

A. China

Q. What is the most common non-contagious disease in the world?

A. Tooth Decay 

Q. What is the rarest human blood type?

A. AB negative

Q. What are baby goats called?

A. Kids

Q. What is the name of Disney’s “Little Mermaid”?

A. Ariel 

Q. What zoo are the animals from in “Madagascar”?

A. Central Park Zoo

Q. Who was the first man to step on the moon?

A. Neil Armstrong

Q. What famous scientist invented the lightbulb?

A. Thomas Edison

Q. What ocean is the smallest ocean in the world?

A. Arctic Ocean 

Q. What is the name of the vehicle that Scooby Doo and his pals travel in? 

A. The Mystery Machine

Q. Where is the Eiffel Tower located?

A. Paris, France

Q. In what U.S. city is the Golden Gate Bridge located?

A. San Francisco

Q. How much does 1 liter of water weigh?

A. 1 Kilogram

Q. What famous person is on the U.S. $100 bill?

A. Benjamin Franklin

Q. In what year did Christopher Columbus set sail to America?

A. 1492 

Q. How many noses does a slug have?

A. 4

Q. What was the lifespan of a T-Rex?

A. 20-30 years

Q. What color are the spots on a ladybug?

A. Black

Q. About how many stars are in the Milky Way galaxy?

A. 150-250 Billion

Q. What is the largest planet in our solar system?

A. Jupiter

Q. In what country did the Olympic games first begin?

A. Greece

Q. What is the world record for most hot dogs eaten in one sitting?

A. 74

Q. What type of food is the most ordered in America?

A. Fried Chicken

Q. What is the name of the school that Harry Potter attended?

A. Hogwarts

Q. What Sesame Street character lives in a trashcan? 

A. Oscar the Grouch

Q. How many nights is Hanukkah celebrated?

A. 8

Q. What is the longest river in the world?

A. The Nile River

Q. What color are a zebra’s stripes when they are firstborn?

A. Brown

Q. What is the world’s most popular color of car?

A. White

Q. What edible substance do bees make?

A. Honey

Q. What are the three states of matter?

A. Water, liquid, gas

Q. How many teeth do humans have?

A. 32

Q. What temperature does water freeze?

A. 32 degrees Fahrenheit

Q. What is a group of lions called?

A. A pride 

Q. How many inches are in a foot?

A. 12

Q. How many feet are in a yard?

A. 3

Q. How many zeros are in a million?

A. 6

Q. How many degrees is a right angle?

A. 90 degrees

Q. What is the longest bone in the human body

A. Femur 

Q. How many ribs are in the human body?

A. 12

Q. How many phases of the moon are there?

A. 8

Q. What type of bird is known for copying human speech?

A. Parrot

Q. What is the largest bird in the world?

A. The Ostrich

Q. What 2 body parts never stop growing throughout your life?

A. Ears and Nose 

Q. What planet is the hottest in our solar system?

A. Venus 

Q. What do snakes smell with?

A. Their tongue 

Q. Which Disney character lives in Neverland?

A. Peter Pan

Q. What Disney princess falls in love with a beast?

A. Belle 

Q. What did the lion want the most in “Wizard of Oz”

A. Courage

Q. What material weakens Superman?

A. Kryptonite

Q. What type of cat is Garfield?

A. Tabby cat

Q. What is the name of Han Solo’s ship in “Star Wars”?

A. Millennium Falcon 

Q. What is Batman’s real name?

A. Bruce Wayne

Q. Who is Spongebob Squarepants’ neighbor?

A. Squidward

Q. Who is considered the king of rock n’ roll?

A. Elvis Presley

Q. What is the capital of America?

A. Washington D.C.

Q. How many stars are on the American flag?

A. 50 starts

Q. How many stripes are on the American flag?

A. 13 stripes

Q. How many presidents are on Mount Rushmore?

A, 4

Q. What is the saltiest ocean in the world?

A. Atlantic Ocean

Q. How many continents are there?

A.

Q. What ocean is the deepest in the world?

A. Pacific Ocean

Q. Which American president is on the $20 bill?

A. Andrew Jackson

Q. How many floors are in the Empire State building?

A. 102

Q. In what U.S. state is the Grand Canyon located?

A. Arizona

Q. What country gifted America with the Statue of Liberty?

A. France

Q. Who was the first woman to fly in space?

A. Sally Ride 

Q. Which city was divided by a wall from 1961 to 1989?

A. Berlin 

Q. How many months are there in a year?

A. 12 months

Q. How many strings are on a guitar?

A. 6 strings

Q. What are the five senses?

A. Touch, smell, taste, sound, and sight

Q. What are the primary colors?

A Red, Blue, and Yellow

Q. How many weeks are there in a year?

A. 52 weeks 

Q. How many keys are on a piano?

A. 88 keys

Q. How many strings does a violin have?

A. 4

Q. What is the national bird of the United States?

A. The Bald Eagle 

Q. In what direction does the sun set?

A. West

Q. What is the rarest color of M&M to get?

A. Brown

Q. What does “www” mean on the internet browser?

A. World wide web

Q. What is the loudest animal on Earth?

A. Sperm Family 

Q. What is the tallest breed of dog in the world?

A. The Great Dane

Q. What is the world’s biggest island?

A. Greenland

Q. What is the lowest army rank for a U.S. soldier?

A. Private

Q. What bone is not formed when babies are born?

A. The kneecap

Q. How many hearts does an octopus have?

A. 3

Q. How many eyes does a bee have?

A. 5

Q. What mammal has no vocal cords?

A. Giraffe

Q. What was the first official state of the United States?

A. Delaware

Q. Most U.S.home power outages are caused by what animal?

A. Squirrel

Q. What is the most expensive home in the world?

A. Buckingham Palace

Q. Which chess pieces movement resembles the letter L?

A. Knight

Q. Who invented scissors?

A. Leonardo DaVinci

Q. Which NFL team holds the record for most superbowl appearances?

A. New England Patriots

Q. What is the most common letter in the alphabet?

A. The letter “e’

Q. What two planets actually rain diamonds?

A. Saturn and Jupiter

Q. What is a community of ants called?

A. A colony

Q. What is the only fruit that has seeds on the outside?

A. Strawberry 

Q. What is the brightest star in the sky?

A. Sirius 

Q. What was Babe Ruth’s first name?

A. George

Q. What color is a polar bear’s skin?

A. Black

Q. What is the largest lizard in the world?

A. Komodo dragon

Q. What is the name of a female donkey?

A. Jenny

Q. What does a seismologist study?

A. Earthquakes

Q. What particle in an atom has a positive charge?

A. Proton

Q. What is Harry Potter’s patronus?

A. A Stag

Q. In which U.S. city was softball invented?

A. Chicago

Q. How many rings are there on the Olympic logo?

A. 5

Q. Which child won the last golden ticket in “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”?

A. Charlie Bucket

Q. Who invented the airplane?

A. The Wright Brothers

Q. How many elements are there on the periodic table?

A. 118

Q. Botany is the study of what?

A. Plants

Q. Which force helps us keep our feet on the ground?

A. Gravity 

Q. What year did World War 2 begin?

A. 1939

Q. What year did the first astronaut walk on the moon?

A. 1969

Q. When was the Declaration of Independence signed?

A. July 4, 1776

Q. Who wrote the Star-Spangled Banner?

A. Fort M’Henry 

Q. What is the capital city of China?

A. Beijing

Q. What is the largest desert in the world?

A. Sahara Desert

Q. Who wrote “Romeo and Juliet”?

A. William Shakespeare

Q. What is the red hot liquid that flows out of a volcano?

A. Lava 

Q. How do birds adapt to the cold weather?

A. They migrate

Q. What are the two holes in your nose called?

A. Nostrils

Q. What are animals who only eat meat called

A. Carnivores

Q. What is the name of a baby kangaroo?

A. Joey

Q. What is a hole in your tooth called?

A. A cavity 

Q. What sport uses a racket, ball, and net?

A. Tennis

Q. How many strikes do you get in baseball before you are out?

A. 3

Q. What is Superman’s human name?

A. Clark Kent

Q. What is the name of Dorothy’s dog in “The Wizard of Oz”?

A. Toto

Q. What is the name of the baboon in “The Lion King”?

A. Rafiki

Q. What are the directions on a compass?

A. North, South, East, and West

Q. What year did women receive the right to vote?

A. 1920

Q. How many pennies equal 1 dollar?

A. 100 pennies

Q. What are the names of the 4 teenage mutant ninja turtles? 

A. Donatello, Michael Angello, Leonardo, and Raphael

Q. What two colors mixed together make the color purple?

A. Blue and Red

Q. What month has the least amount of days?

A. February 

Q. What fruit is the most eaten in the whole world?

A. Tomatoes

Q. What is the highest building in the world?

A. The Burj Khalifa in Dubai

Q. What is the smallest country in the world?

A. Vatican City 

Q. What is a dried plum called? 

A. A prune 

Q. What is sushi wrapped in?

A. Seaweed

Q. What three sports form a triathlon?

A. Swimming, Cycling, and Running

Q. What does the white dove symbolize?

A. Peace

Q. Who is Shrek’s wife?

A. Fiona

Q. How many milligrams make a gram?

A. 1000

Q. What is a picture that shows your bones called?

A. X-ray

Q. How big is the diameter of a basketball hoop in inches?

A. 18 inches

Q. What Dutch painter cut off his own ear?

A. Vincent Van Gogh

Q. Who wrote a famous diary while hiding from Nazi’s? 

A. Anne Frank 

Q. Who does Alice follow into a hole in “Alice in Wonderland”?

A. The White Rabbit

Q. How many legs do butterflies have?

A. 6 legs

Q. How much salt does the average human body contain?

A. About 250 grams

Q. What type of tree do acorns grow from?

A. Oak tree

Q. How many years are in a millennium?

A. 1000

Q. What is the name of the princess in “Princess and the Frog”?

A. Tiana

Q. Which country was the first to use paper money?

A. China

Q. What is the capital of Italy?

A. Rome 

Q. What breed of dog can run the fastest?

A. A Greyhound

Q. What is the smallest unit of length?

A. Fentometer

Q. How much does a gallon of waterway?

A. 10 pounds

Q. Which insect has the best eyesight among all insects?

A. Dragonfly 

Q. How many taste buds does the average human tongue have?

A. 10,000

Q. What language has the most words?

A. English 

Q. What item does the crocodile swallow in “Peter Pan”?

A. An alarm clock

Q. Who was the first American to go into space?

A. Alan Shepard

Q. How many rides are at Disney World?

A. 46

Q. How many days are in a leap year?

A. 366

Q. What is the largest tropical rainforest in the world?

A. Amazon Rainforest

Q. What is the largest man-made lake in the U.S?

A. Lake Mead, Nevada

Q. What is the longest snake in the world?

A. Reticulated python

Q. What percentage of the world is covered by water?

A. 71%

Q. How many years are in a decade?

A. 10 years

Q. What U.S. city is the Statue of Liberty located? 

New York City

Q. What is the name of the evil pirate in “Peter Pan”?

A. Captain Hook

Q. How many years are in a millennium?

A. 1000

Q. Who was the first African American president of the United States

A. Barrack Obama

Q. How many edges does a cube have?

A. 12 edges total 

Q. What is the capital of Germany?

A. Berlin 

Q. What animal does a tadpole grow into?

A. Frog 

Q. What is another name for the “Northern lights”?

A. Aurora Borealis

Q. What is the hardest substance in the human body?

A. Tooth enamel 

Q. How much salt does the average human body contain?

A. 250 grams

Q. Golf was first played in which country?

A. Scotland

Q. What is the name of Harry Potter’s pet owl?

A. Hedwig 

Q. What is the first element on the periodic table of elements?

A. Hydrogen

Q. What year did the Titanic sink?

A. 1912

Q. What is the distance around a circle called?

A. Circumference

Q. In sports, what does “MVP” mean?

A. “Most valuable player”

Q. According to Dr. Seuss, who tried and failed to steal Christmas?

A. The grinch 

Q. What is the name of the donkey in “Winnie the Pooh”?

A. Eeyore

Q. What color is an emerald?

A. Green 

Q. What type of watercraft travels under the water? 

A. Submarine

Q. What is the name of the female smurf?

A. Smurfette

Q. What is the yellow inside of an egg called?

A. The yolk

Q. What planet is closest to the sun?

A. Mercury

Q. What food does Popeye eat to gain his super strength?

A. Spinach

Q. What is the most popular indoor sport in America?

A. Basketball 

Q. In what sport can you be put into a headlock?

A. Wrestling 

Q. What color is the Lorax in “The Lorax” movie?

A. Orange 

Q. What do the penguins in “Happy Feet” love to do?

A. Dance 

Q. What is the name of Woody’s horse in “Toy Story”?

A. Bullseye

Q. What color of cat is considered bad luck?

A. Black 

Q. What item helps Harry Potter become invisible?

A. Invisibility Cloak

Q. On what day is Independence Day in America?

A. July 4th 

Q. Who was the 16th president of the United States?

A. Abraham Lincoln

Q. What country is Justin Beiber from?

A. Canada

Q. What is the capital of Hawaii?

A. Honolulu

Q. What do you call a female ant? 

A. Drone

Q. What is the name of the prince in “Sleeping Beauty”?

A. Prince Phillip

Q. How many players are on a volleyball team?

A. 6

Q. In what game can you score a “bullseye”?

A. Darts 

Q. What sport uses the word “love”?

A. Tennis

Q. What is the national sport of Canada?

A. Ice Hockey

Q. Who invented the radio?

A. Guglielmo Marconi

Q. How many sides does a pentagon have?

A. 5

Q. What is the scientific formula for water?

A. H2O

Q. How many thunderstorms does Earth get every minute?

A. 2,000

Q. The world’s longest french fry was how long?

A. 34 inches

Q. The biggest seed in the world weighed how much?

A. 45 pounds

Q. How long would it take to get to Pluto?

A. 800 years

Q. How long does it take for light from the sun to travel to Earth?

A. 8 minutes  19 seconds

Q. How many Earths could fit inside the sun?

A. 1 million

Q. Which planet is the only one that spins clockwise?

A. Venus 

Q. What percent of a cat’s bones are in its tail?

A. 10%

Q. Where is a shrimp’s heart located?

A. In its head 

Q. How many pitches does the average baseball last?

A. 7 pitches

Q. Who is the only woman to have played in an NHL game?

A. Manon Rheaume 

Q. How many bones are in your feet?

A. 26 bones

Q. How many ways can you make change for $1?

A. 293 ways

Q. Which U.S. state is the only one with one syllable in its name?

A. Maine 

Q. What fish is the only one who can blink with 2 eyes?

A. Shark 

Q. How many muscles does a cat have in each ear?

A. 32 muscles 

Q. How many ridges does a dime have around the edge?

A. 118 ridges 

Q. Which country has the most amount of reptiles?

A. Australia 

Q. Water covers how much of the surface of the Earth?

A. 70%

Q. The average yawn lasts how long?

A. 6 seconds

Q. A full-grown adult has how many teeth?

A. 32

Q. What year was the very first iPhone released?

A. 2007

Q. What is meteorology the study of?

A. Weather 

Q. What animal are pearls found in?

A. Oysters 

Q. Who created Facebook?

A. Mark Zuckerberg

Q. What kind of sport uses a shuttlecock?

A. Badminton 

Q. What kind of flower makes the animals go wild in “Zootopia”?

A. Night Howlers 

Q. How long was the second world war?

A. 6 years

Q. Who invented the telescope?

A. Galileo 

Q. What do you call an animal that can live on land and water?

A. An amphibian 

Q. What scientists discovered gravity?

A. Issac Newton 

Q. What classical music composer was actually deaf?

A. Ludwig Van Beethoven

Q. What is a group of frogs called?

A. An army 

Q. What is the agent code for James Bond?

A. 007

Q. What is the name of the bear in “Jungle Book”?

A. Baloo

Q. What Italian city is famous for its leaning tower?

A. Pisa

Q. What is the name of Peppa Pig’s brother?

A. George

Q. What is Harry Potter’s middle name?

A. James

Q. How many days are there in the month of February?

A. 29

Q. Who discovered rubber? 

A. Charles Macintosh

Q. What was Mickey Mouse’s original name?

A. Mortimer Mouse 

Q. What percentage of an eggs white is the shell?

A. 12%

Q. What is the name of the Greek god of music?

A. Apollo

Q. Who founded the first United States public library?

A. Benjamin Franklin

Q. What is the highest mountain in Africa?

A. Mount Kilimanjaro

Q. What year was Alaska sold to the United States?

A. 1867

Q. What is the name of the lion in “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe”?

A. Aslan 

Q. What is the capital of England?

A. London 

Q. How many sides does an octagon have?

A. 8

Q. What is the name of the princess troll in “Trolls”?

A. Princess Poppy 

Q. What is the name of the fairy in Peter Pan?

A. Tinkerbell

Q. In the nursery rhyme, who sat on a wall before having a great fall?

A. Humpty Dumpty

Q. What is the most widely spoken language in Brazil?

A. Portuguese

Q. What is the family name of JFK?

A. Kennedy

Q. Whose nose grew longer every time he lied?

A. Pinocchio

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