100 Trivia Questions for Teens

Last Updated on March 2, 2021 by Michele Tripple

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Teens often love a little competition! Test their trivia skills with these 100 Trivia Questions for teens. See which one of you really knows everything! 

Unique Trivia Questions for Teenagers

At some point in a teenager’s life, they often believe they know more than their parents. Let them show off their knowledge with these 100 Trivia Questions for Teens. Find out how much they know with these fun trivia questions.

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How to Play Trivia Questions for Teens

There are so many ways to play. You can decide what works best for you!

Play in teams or one-on-one. Gather your family or friends together. Get a paper and pen to keep score. Go down the list off of this post OR print out the cards for future use and randomly select.

Team A picks a question and reads it to Team B. Set a timer if you like to add an extra challenge. If correct, tally it. If incorrect, switch.

Another way to play would be to have a mediator who reads the questions and knows the answers. This would give the second team a chance to answer the question if it’s answered incorrectly by the first team. However you want to play, it will be fun!

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Why Play Trivia

By the time a kid becomes a teenager, they have attended a lot of school. They have experienced many things in life and are absorbing knowledge like a sponge. Trivia questions for teens can give them a chance to show off their skills and maybe learn something new too. It can be a great way to interact with friends and family in-person or across the country. Have a Zoom meeting and play some team trivia! Plus, It’s free- which is an extra bonus! 

Now get to it! Print off the cards or just work off of this post, either way, you will have fun interacting and laughing along the way.

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The Best Teen Trivia Questions

Q. How many months in the year have 30 days?

A. 11

 Q. Who is known for the painting titled “The Starry Night”?

 A. Vincent Van Gogh

 Q. At normal altitude, at what temperature does water boil?

 A. 212O F or 100O C

 Q. How many tablespoons are in 1 cup?

 A. 16

 Q. Which European country uses the pound as its form of currency?

 A. United Kingdom

 Q. Who sang the hit song “Shake It Off”?

 A. Taylor Swift

 Q. Who wrote the poem “The Tell-Tale Heart” in 1843?

 A. Edgar Allen Poe

 Q. When was the microwave invented? 

A. 1946

 Q. In what year was Facebook introduced to the public?

A, 2006

 Q. Who painted the famous Mona Lisa?

 A. Leonardo Da Vinci

 Q. During a standard American football game, how many players are on the field?

A. 22

 Q. What was Steve Jobs best known for?

 A. Founder of Apple

 Q. Name the three branches of the United States government.

 A. Executive, Legislative, Judicial

 Q. How many states are in the United States?

 A. 50, Puerto Rico is not considered a state.

 Q. What Star Wars creatures live on the forest moon of Endor?

A. Ewoks

 Name two of the four U.S. presidents who were killed while in office.

 Abraham Lincoln, John F. Kennedy, James  Garfield, William McKinley

 Q. Who was the first character to speak in Star Wars?

 A. C-3PO

 Q. In the movie “A Christmas Story” what gift does Ralphie desperately want to receive?

 A. Red Ryder Range 200 Shot BB Gun

 Q. What does Hermione (In Harry Potter: The Sorcerer’s Stone) turn into after drinking a transfiguration potion?

a. Cat

Q. Who is called the King of Pop?

 A. Michael Jackson

 Q. In what year was Facebook introduced to the public?

 A. Roald Dahl

 Q. How is the age of a tree identified?

 A. By the number of rings inside the trunk

 Q. In what year was the internet made public?

A. 1993

 Q. On average, how many babies does a rabbit have?

 A. 7. But they can have up to 15(!!)

 How is yellow fever transmitted?

 when an infected mosquito bites you

Q. What causes scurvy?

 A. Vitamin C deficiency

 Q. In what year was President Barack Obama elected?

A. 2008

 Q. In what city is the Eiffel Tower located?

A. Paris

Q. Worldwide, how many Disney theme parks are there?

A. 11

Q. What is the national summer sport of Canada?

a. Lacrosse

Q. What colors are in the Olympic rings?

 A. Blue, red, green, yellow, black

 Q. What is the capital of Delaware?

A. Dover

Q. Which planet stays closest to the earth?

A. Mercury

 Q. What is the Pythagorean theorem formula?

A. a2+b2=c2

Q. What is an isosceles triangle? 

 A. A triangle with two equal sides and two equal angles

Q.What is the equation for Newton’s second law?

 A. Force= Mass x Acceleration (F=M*A)

Q. What do you call a plant that lives in just water?

A. Hydrophyte

Q. Name the largest freshwater lake in the world.

 A. Lake Superior

 Q.Which bird has the largest wingspan?

A. Albatross

 Q. Who did the voice for Simba in the original Lion King?

 A. Jonathan Taylor Thomas

 Q. What is the name of the reality tv show in which teams of two race around the world completing various competitions along the way?

A.  The Amazing Race

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

A. Baloo

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

A. Pisa

Q.What food do Giant Pandas normally eat?

A. Bamboo

 Q. What is the name of the laws that supported segregation in the United States?

 A. Jim Crow Laws

Q. Who was the first woman Supreme Court Justice?

 A. Sandra Day O’Connor

 Q. Worldwide, how many Disney theme parks are there?

A. 11

 Q. How many states start with the letter M?

 A. 8. Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana

 Q. Where does the tennis tournament Wimbledon take place?

 A. London, England

 Q. Name two of Benjamin Franklin’s most famous inventions.

 A. Lightning rod, bifocals, swim fins, Franklin stove, urinary catheter, armonica, street lamps, odometer

 Q. In which galaxy is the earth located?

 A. The Milky Way

 Q. Which ocean is the largest?

A. Pacific

 What is the name of the first American manufactured car?

 Model T

Q. What are the main two ingredients in a quiche?

 A. Eggs and Cheese

Q. The United States is considered the largest agricultural producer of which crop?

A. Corn

Q.Which medicine was discovered by accidental mold growth? 

A. 11

Q.Worldwide, how many Disney theme parks are there?

 A. Penicillin

Q. What is the most popular pet in the world?

A. Dog

Q. Who is known as the greatest writer in English history?

 A. William Shakespeare

Q. Which composer was completely deaf by the age of 44?

A. Beethoven

Q. In what year was the first landing on the moon?

A. 1969

 Q. What is the pH of pure water?

 A. 7

Q. What religion celebrates Hanukkah?

A. Jewish

Q. Which film has received the most awards and nominations combined? 

A. Titanic

Q. How many keys are on a standard piano?

A. 88

Q. In what sport are stumps and bails used?

A. Cricket

Q. What is a hat trick in soccer?

 A. One player scores 3 goals in a game

Q. What does the musical term “forte” mean?

A. Loud

Q. What are the two most frequently used clefs in music?

 A. Treble clef and Bass clef

Q. Name one of the five International Ballroom dances.

 A. Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep, Tango, Viennese waltz

Q. In which dance do dancers do pirouettes?

A. Ballet

 What two ingredients are in a roux?

 Flour and fat (butter, oil, etc.)

Q. How many items are in a baker’s dozen?

A. 13

Q. What is the fastest time to solve a Rubik’s cube?

A. 4.22 seconds

Q. In what two continents do elephants naturally live?

A. Africa and Asia

Q. What is the largest mammal?

A. Blue Whale 

Q. On average, how deep is the ocean?

A. 2.3 miles deep

Q. How much of the earth’s surface is covered by water?

A. 71%

Q. What is the #1 U.S fast food restaurant?

A. McDonalds 

Q. How do you make a balloon float?

A. Fill it with Helium

Q. What is the black circle in the center of your eye called?

A. Pupil

Q. What popular term describes a girl who wears Scrunchies,

Birkenstocks, Crocs, Pura Vida bracelets, and Carmex?

A. VSCO girl

Q. What does YOLO mean?

A. You Only Live Once

Q. What does the slang term “cap” mean?

A. To lie

Q. What do you call the catalog system academic libraries use?

A. Dewey Decimal Classification System

Q. What color are zebras stripes when they are firstborn?

A. Brown

Q. From what two families do Romeo and Juliet come from?

A. Montague and Capulet

Q. What is a haboob?

A. A type of sandstorm

Q. Who were the main two actors in “The Fault in our Stars”?

A. Ansel Elgert and Shalene Woodley

Q. What is Spiderman’s regular name?

A. Peter Parker

Q. Who played as Thor in eight Marvel films?

A. Chris Hemsworth

Q. Name a type of cloud.

A. Stratus, cirrus, cumulus, nimbus

Q. Who is the longest-serving president of the United States?

A. Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR)

Q. Which state was thought to be an island by Europeans?

A. California

Q. How many noses does a slug have?

A. Four

Q. Name a mammal that can’t jump.

A. Elephant, sloth, hippo, rhino

Q. What do you call a group of stars forming an imaginary picture?

A. constellation

Q. Where were the first Olympic games performed?

A. Greece

Q. What is the main ingredient in guacamole?

A. Avocado

Q. Who lives in the pineapple under the sea?

A. Sponge Bob Square Pants

And there you have it! 100 unique Teen Trivia Questions packed with school knowledge, common knowledge, and more!

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