250+ Trivia Questions & Answers for Kids [2020]

Playing trivia is a great way to spend time with the whole family. Settle onto the couch or around the kitchen table, grab some snacks, and put your smarts to the test! Here are 250+ trivia questions for kids, with accompanying answers so you and your child can test your knowledge together. Read on and have some fun!

Science & Math

Trivia Question: How many colors are there in the rainbow?
Answer: Seven

Trivia Question: What are the colors of the rainbow?
Answer: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, & Violet

Trivia Question: How many planets are there in the solar system?
Answer: Eight

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Trivia Question: What color is a ruby?
Answer: Red

Trivia Question: What do caterpillars turn into?
Answer: Butterflies

Trivia Question: What do you call a baby lion?
Answer: A cub

Trivia Question: What do bees make?
Answer: Honey

Trivia Question: What is it called when birds fly to warmer climates for the winter?
Answer: Migration

Trivia Question: What are the three states of matter?
Answer: Solid, liquid, and gas

Trivia Question: How many legs does a spider have?
Answer: 8

Trivia Question: What is the fastest land animal?
Answer: The Cheetah

Trivia Question: How many teeth does a human have?
Answer: 32

Trivia Question: How many toes does a human have?
Answer: Ten

Trivia Question: What do you call a baby goat?
Answer: A kid

Trivia Question: Name a mammal that can’t jump
Answer: Elephant, sloth, hippo, & rhino

Trivia Question: What temperature does water freeze at?
Answer: 32 degrees Fahrenheit

Trivia Question: What word refers to animals with a backbone?
Answer: vertebrates

Trivia Question: What is a group of crows called?
Answer: A murder

Trivia Question: What is a group of lions called?
Answer: A pride

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Trivia Question: What is a human’s average temperature?
Answer: 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit

Trivia Question: What is the nearest planet to the Sun?
Answer: Mercury

Trivia Question: How many inches are in a foot?
Answer: 12

Trivia Question: How many feet are in a yard?
Answer: Three

Trivia Question: What kind of shape is a stop sign?
Answer: An octagon

Trivia Question: How many sides does a pentagon have?
Answer: Five

Trivia Question: What comes after a million, billion, & trillion?
Answer: Quadrillion

Trivia Question: How many zeros are in a million?
Answer: Six

Trivia Question: What is the top number of a fraction called?
Answer: A numerator

Trivia Question: What is the bottom number of a fraction called?
Answer: A denominator

Trivia Question: What degree is a right angle?
Answer: 90 degrees

Trivia Question: How many pints are in a gallon?
Answer: Eight

Trivia Question: How many pints are in a quart?
Answer: Two

Trivia Question: If a car is traveling at 65 mph, how many miles would it travel in 6 hours?
Answer: 390

Trivia Question: How many arms does an octopus have?
Answer: Eight

Trivia Question: What kind of mollusk holds a pearl in its shell?
Answer: An oyster

Trivia Question: What largely creates the Earth’s ties through gravitational pull?
Answer: The Moon

Trivia Question: How many arms does a starfish have?
Answer: Five

Trivia Question: Which sea animal has tentacles that sting?
Answer: Jellyfish

Trivia Question: What is the longest bone in the human body?
Answer: Femur

Trivia Question: How many bones are in the human body?
Answer: 206

Trivia Question: What is the smallest bone in the human body?
Answer: The stapes, located in the inner ear

Trivia Question: How many ribs are in the human body?
Answer: 12

Trivia Question: How many phases does the Moon have?
Answer: Eight

Trivia Question: What are the phases of the Moon?
Answer: New Moon, Waxing Crescent, First Quarter, Waxing Gibbous, Full Moon, Waning Gibbous, Third Quarter, & Waning Crescent

Trivia Question: How often does the Moon orbit the Earth?
Answer: Approximately every 27 days

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Trivia Question: True or false, there is gravity on the Moon?
Answer: False

Trivia Question: What is the name for the holes on the Moon’s surface?
Answer: Craters

Trivia Question: Which bird can learn to mimic human speech?
Answer: Parrots

Trivia Question: What bird lives in Antarctica and cannot fly?
Answer: Penguin

Trivia Question: What allows birds to fly?
Answer: Their wings

Trivia Question: How many edges does a cube have?
Answer: 12

Trivia Question: What kind of tree do acorns grow on?
Answer: Oak

Trivia Question: What is a female elephant called?
Answer: A cow

Trivia Question: What color is given to the second full moon of the month?
Answer: Blue

Trivia Question: A lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth is between the Moon and what else?
Answer: The sun

Trivia Question: Are birds warm-blooded?
Answer: Yes

Trivia Question: What is the largest bird in the world?
Answer: The Ostrich

Trivia Question: What is the most common species of bird found in the world?
Answer: Chicken

Trivia Question: True or false, hummingbirds can fly backward?
Answer: True

Trivia Question: Which body parts continue to grow throughout your entire life?
Answer: Your ears and nose

Trivia Question: The left side of your body is controlled by which side of your brain?
Answer: The right side of the brain

Trivia Question: Which cat is the largest member of the cat family?
Answer: Tiger

Trivia Question: Frogs begin life as what?
Answer: Tadpoles

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Trivia Question: What is the hottest planet in our solar system?
Answer: Venus

Trivia Question:  What is a dog’s most highly developed sense?
Answer: Smell

Trivia Question: True or False, dogs can only see in black & white?
Answer: False, dogs can see multiple colors

Trivia Question: What is the most common training command taught to dogs?
Answer: “Sit”

Trivia Question: Which dog breed has a black dog?
Answer: Chow chow

Trivia Question: True or false, Dalmatians are born with spots?
Answer: False, Dalmatian puppies are born white and their spots come later in life

Trivia Question: Teeth form part of the skeletal system, but do they count as bones?
Answer: No

Trivia Question: Do snakes have eyelids?
Answer: No

Trivia Question: What do snakes smell with?
Answer: Their tongue

Trivia Question: How many Earths could fit inside the sun?
Answer: 1 million

Sports & Entertainment

Trivia Question: Which fruit does Spongebob live in?
Answer: Pineapple

Trivia Question: Which princess lived with seven dwarfs?
Answer: Snow White

Trivia Question: Can you name the seven dwarfs?
Answer: Sleepy, Sneezy, Dopey, Bashful, Doc, Happy, & Grumpy

Trivia Question: Who lives in Neverland?
Answer: Peter Pan

Trivia Question: What is Winnie the Poo’s favorite treat?
Answer: Honey

Trivia Question: What kind of fish is Nemo from Finding Nemo?
Answer: A Clownfish

Trivia Question: How many bases are on a baseball field?
Answer: Four

Trivia Question: Which princess fell in love with a beast?
Answer: Princess Belle

Trivia Question: Which TV network hosts The Teen Choice Awards?
Answer: Nickelodeon

Trivia Question: Who is the villain in The Little Mermaid?
Answer: Ursula

Trivia Question: What television series cartoon dog says, “Ruh Roh!”?
Answer: Scooby Doo

Trivia Question: What color is the sky?
Answer: Blue

Trivia Question: How much can one person eat in a year?
Answer: 2,000 pounds of food.

Trivia Question: How many books are in the Harry Potter series?
Answer: Seven

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Trivia Question: What company makes iPads and iPhones?
Answer: Apple

Trivia Question: Whose catchphrase is “to infinity and beyond”?
Answer: Buzz Lightyear

Trivia Question: What is Shrek’s wife’s name?
Answer: Fiona

Trivia Question: The Stanley Cup is awarded to which sport?
Answer: Hockey

Trivia Question: What does the acronym RBI mean in baseball?
Answer: Runs Batted In

Trivia Question: What was the baby lion’s name in The Lion King?
Answer: Simba

Trivia Question: What is Mike’s last name in Monsters, Inc.?
Answer: Wazowski

Trivia Question: Where did Harry Potter go to school?
Answer: Hogwarts

Trivia Question: Katniss was the main character in what movie?
Answer: The Hunger Games

Trivia Question: What did the lion want most in The Wizard of Oz?
Answer: Courage

Trivia Question: What does Mario jump on after completing a level?
Answer: A flagpole

Trivia Question: What is Buddy the Elf’s brother’s name?
Answer: Michael

Trivia Question: What weakens Superman?
Answer: Kryptonite

Trivia Question: What is the shape of a baseball field?
Answer: A diamond

Trivia Question: What does the score of “love” equal in tennis?
Answer: Zero

Trivia Question: True or False: A birdie is one stroke over par?
Answer: False

Trivia Question: How points do you score for a touchdown in football?
Answer: Six

Trivia Question: How many basketball players are on the court during a basketball game (include both teams)?
Answer: Ten

Trivia Question: What’s Andy’s last name in Toy Story?
Answer: Davis

Trivia Question: Which actor plays the voice of Woody in Toy Story?
Answer: Tom Hanks

Trivia Question: What is the name of Andy’s evil neighbor in Toy Story?
Answer: Sid

Trivia Question: Baloo sings which song in the movie Jungle Book?
Answer: “Bare Necessities”

Trivia Question: What is the name of the van the crew drives in Scooby-Doo?
Answer: The Mystery Machine

Trivia Question: How many movies are there in the Toy Story movie series?
Answer: Four

Trivia Question: What color sweater does Velma wear in Scooby-Doo?
Answer: Orange

Trivia Question: What type of dog is Scooby-Doo?
Answer: Great Dane

Trivia Question: What is the name of the child from Jungle Book?
Answer: Mowgli

Trivia Question: True or False, Mowgli from Jungle Book was raised by wolves?
Answer: True

Trivia Question: In “Toy Story 3” what kind of toy is Lotso?
Answer: A stuffed bear; “Lots-o’-Huggin’ Bear”

Trivia Question: What kind of drink does James Bond ask to be “shaken not stirred”?
Answer: Vodka Martini

Trivia Question: What car manufacturer is James Bond renowned for driving in James Bond movies?
Answer: Aston Martins

Trivia Question: Who created James Bond and wrote the original novels?
Answer: Ian Flemming

Trivia Question: What kind of cat is Garfield?
Answer: Tabby cat

Trivia Question: What kind of birds are famous for saying “mine” in Finding Nemo?
Answer: Seagull

Trivia Question: In which game do you receive $200 when you pass “GO”?
Answer: Monopoly

Trivia Question: How many cards does each player get in the card game “Go Fish”?
Answer: Five

Trivia Question: What is the name of Barbie’s male companion?
Answer: Ken

Trivia Question: What is the name of Han Solo’s ship in Star Wars?
Answer: Millennium Falcon

Trivia Question: What is the famous weapon used by Jedi Knights in Star Wars?
Answer: Light Saber

Trivia Question: What planet is home to Chewbacca and the Wookiees in Star Wars?
Answer: Kashyyyk

Trivia Question: Whose famous line is “Luke, I am your father”?
Answer: Darth Vader

Trivia Question: How did Spider-Man get his powers?
Answer: He was bitten by a radioactive spider.

Trivia Question: Which actor played Spider-Man in Spider-Man: Homecoming?
Answer: Tom Holland

Trivia Question: What is Batman’s real name?
Answer: Bruce Wayne

Trivia Question: Who is Spider-Man’s crush?
Answer: Mary Jane Watson

Trivia Question: Which actor plays Ironman in the latest Ironman movies?
Answer: Robert Downey Jr.

Trivia Question: Hugh Jackman plays which character in the X-men movies?
Answer: Wolverine

Trivia Question: What makes Bruce Banner transform into The Incredible Hulk?
Answer: his anger

Trivia Question: What is the name of the group in Scooby-Doo?
Answer: Mystery, Inc.

Trivia Question: Who is Spongebob’s next door neighbor?
Answer: Squidward Tentacles

Trivia Question: Who is Squidward’s arch nemesis in Spongebob Squarepants?
Answer: Squilliam

Trivia Question: Which chipmunk from Alvin and the Chipmunks wears a blue sweater?
Answer: Simon

Trivia Question: Peter Pan is the captain of which group of boys?
Answer: The Lost Boys

Trivia Question: How many stepsisters does Cinderella have?
Answer: Two

Trivia Question: Who wrote the Harry Potter series?
Answer: J.K. Rowling

Trivia Question: What does Shaggy say when he’s scared in Scooby-Doo?
Answer: “Zoinks”

Trivia Question: What does Velma say when she discovers a clue in Scooby-Doo?
Answer: “Jinkies”

Trivia Question: What are the names of Timmy Turner’s fairy god parents in The Fairly OddParents?
Answer: Cosmo & Wanda

Trivia Question: Who were the members of the boy band One Direction?
Answer: Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles, and Zayn Malik

Trivia Question: Who sings the song “Bad Guy”?
Answer: Billie Eilish

Trivia Question: How old was Justin Bieber when he became famous?
Answer: 13 years old

Trivia Question: What was Justin Bieber’s first song?
Answer: “One Time”

Trivia Question: Which singer based his first four albums off of math symbols?
Answer: Ed Sheeran

Trivia Question: Who sings the song “Lover”?
Answer: Taylor Swift

Trivia Question: What are the first names of the Jonas Brothers?
Answer: Nick, Kevin, & Joe

Trivia Question: Who sings the song “Lose You to Love Me”?
Answer: Selena Gomez

 

Trivia Question: Which colors are painted on the Mystery Machine from Scooby-Doo?
Answer: Blue, Green, & Orange

Trivia Question: What color is Scooby-Doo’s collar?
Answer: Blue

Trivia Question: Which singer was featured on Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road”?
Answer: Billy Ray Cyrus

Trivia Question: Which famous singer also starred on the old Nickelodeon show Victorious?
Answer: Ariana Grande

Trivia Question: Who is the villain in 101 Dalmatians?
Answer: Cruella De Vil

Trivia Question: Who is known to be the “King” of Rock n’ Roll?
Answer: Elvis Presley

Trivia Question: Do NFL Super Bowl referees also get a Super Bowl ring?
Answer: Yes

Trivia Question: What is the name of Charlie Brown’s dog?
Answer: Snoopy

Trivia Question: What kind of dog is Snoopy?
Answer: Beagle

Trivia Question: What do the aliens worship as a god in Toy Story?
Answer: “The Claw”

History & Geography

Trivia Question: What is the capital of America?
Answer: Washington D.C.

Trivia Question: Who was the first President of the United States?
Answer: George Washington

Trivia Question: How many states are in the U.S.A.?
Answer: 50

Trivia Question: How many stars & stripes are on the American flag?
Answer: 50 stars & 13 stripes

Trivia Question: Who is our current President?
Answer: Donald Trump

Trivia Question: Who discovered electricity?
Answer: Benjamin Franklin

Trivia Question: How many presidents are on Mount Rushmore?
Answer: Four

Trivia Question: Which ocean is the saltiest in the world?
Answer: Atlantic

Trivia Question: Who are the presidents on Mount Rushmore?
Answer: Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington

Trivia Question: Which state is Mount Rushmore in?
Answer: South Dakota

Trivia Question: In what state would you find the Golden Gate Bridge?
Answer: California

Trivia Question: How many states make up the contiguous United States?
Answer: 48

Trivia Question: How many continents are there in the world?
Answer: Seven

Trivia Question: Can you name all of the continents in the world?
Answer: North America, South America, Asia, Europe, Antarctica, Africa, and Australia

Trivia Question: When you’re standing on the South Pole, any other direction you point is which direction?
Answer: North

Trivia Question: Who invented the telephone?
Answer: Alexander Graham Bell

Trivia Question: Where was the first colony founded?
Answer: Virginia

Trivia Question: What is the First Amendment to the Constitution?
Answer: Freedom of Speech

Trivia Question: What color are the stars on the American flag?
Answer: White

Trivia Question: Where is the Great Pyramid of Giza?
Answer: Egypt

Trivia Question: What is the largest ocean in the world?
Answer: Pacific

Trivia Question: What is the smallest ocean in the world?
Answer: Arctic

Trivia Question: Which ocean is the deepest in the world?
Answer: Pacific

Trivia Question: Who was the first man to land on the Moon?
Answer: Neil Armstrong

Trivia Question: What is the Earth’s largest continent?
Answer: Asia

Trivia Question: What is the largest mountain in the world?
Answer: Mt. Everest

Trivia Question: Which continent is the flattest?
Answer: Australia

Trivia Question: Who was elected as America’s first African American president?
Answer: Barrack Obama

Trivia Question: Which president is on the $20 bill?
Answer: Andrew Jackson

Trivia Question: When was America discovered?
Answer: 1492

Trivia Question: In which state is the Hollywood sign located?
Answer: California

Trivia Question: In which city is the Empire State Building?
Answer: New York City

Trivia Question: How many floors are in the Empire State Building?
Answer: 102

Trivia Question: Which U.S. state is a peninsula?
Answer: Florida

Trivia Question: Which U.S. state has a bear on their flag?
Answer: California

Trivia Question: What city is the capital of France?
Answer: Paris

Trivia Question: Which continent is the most populated in the world?
Answer: Asia

Trivia Question: What is the largest U.S. state by land area?
Answer: Alaska

Trivia Question: In which U.S. city is Wall Street located?
Answer: New York City

Trivia Question: Where is the Grand Canyon located?
Answer: In the state of Arizona

Trivia Question: Which country gifted America the Statue of Liberty?
Answer: France

Trivia Question: When you’re standing on the North Pole, any other direction you point is which direction?
Answer: South

Trivia Question: Is Antarctica located on the North Pole or the South Pole?
Answer: The South Pole

Trivia Question: The North Pole is located in which ocean?
Answer: Arctic

Trivia Question: What is Amelia Earhart known for?
Answer: Flying

Trivia Question: Who was the first woman to fly in space?
Answer: Sally Ride

Trivia Question: Which U.S. Apollo was the first to land on the Moon?
Answer: 11

Trivia Question: Which city was divided by a wall from 1961 to 1989?
Answer: Berlin

Trivia Question: How many missions have landed on the Moon?
Answer: Six

Trivia Question: Who invented the light bulb?
Answer: Thomas Edison

General Trivia

Trivia Question: What season comes after summer?
Answer: Fall

Trivia Question: How many days are there in a year?
Answer: 365

Trivia Question: How many rings make up the symbol for the Olympic Games?
Answer: Five

Trivia Question: What are the colors of the Olympic rings?
Answer: Red, Blue, Green, Black, and Yellow

Trivia Question: How many months are there in a year?
Answer: Twelve

Trivia Question: What are on the stems of roses?
Answer: Thorns

Trivia Question: What do Dalmatians have on their fur?
Answer: Spots

Trivia Question: What’s a lucky object that you can find in the grass?
Answer: A four leaf clover

Trivia Question: Which color means “GO” on a stop light?
Answer: Green

Trivia Question: How many strings are on a guitar?
Answer: Six

Trivia Question: Who painted the Mona Lisa?
Answer: Leonardo da Vinci

Trivia Question: What are the five senses?
Answer: Sight, Smell, Sound, Taste, & Touch

Trivia Question: What does 24/7 mean?
Answer: 24 hours in a day, 7 days a week

Trivia Question: What are the primary colors?
Answer: Red, blue, and yellow

Trivia Question: How many seasons are there in a year?
Answer: Four

Trivia Question: How many weeks are there in a year?
Answer: 52

Trivia Question: What does ‘mph’ stand for?
Answer: Miles per hour

Trivia Question: Where does Dracula live?
Answer: Transylvania

Trivia Question: How many keys are on a piano?
Answer: 88, 52 white keys & 36 black keys

Trivia Question: Traditionally, how many Wonders of the World are there?
Answer: Seven

Trivia Question: How many strings does a violin have?
Answer: Four

Trivia Question: In Greek mythology, who turned all that he touched into gold?
Answer: Mitas

Trivia Question: How many wheels does a school bus have?
Answer: Six

Trivia Question: What kind of car takes children to school?
Answer: A school bus D

Trivia Question: What is the national bird of the U.S.A.
Answer: Bald Eagle

Trivia Question: What color cat has the reputation to be bad luck?
Answer: Black cat

Trivia Question: Which animal is known as “man’s best friend”?
Answer: Dogs

Trivia Question: If you are pooped on by this animal, you will supposedly have good luck.
Answer: Bird

Trivia Question: What is the name of a bird’s home?
Answer: A nest

Trivia Question: The sun sets in which direction?
Answer: West

Trivia Question: The sun rises from which direction?
Answer: East

Trivia Question: What do you fear if you suffer from claustrophobia?
Answer: Being in enclosed spaces

Trivia Question: Where does Santa and his reindeer live?
Answer: The North Pole

Trivia Question: What color are school buses (typically)?
Answer: Yellow

Trivia Question: What color is the absence of color?
Answer: Black

Trivia Question: Is white considered a color?
Answer: Yes

Trivia Question: What are the secondary colors?
Answer: Orange, Green, & Purple

Trivia Question: What is said to be the most neutral color?
Answer: Green

Trivia Question: In which country were the Olympics first held in 1896?
Answer: Greece

Trivia Question: What does the word “ambidextrous” mean?
Answer: You are able to use the right and left hands equally well

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