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250+ Easy Trivia Questions & Answers [2020]

From movies to music artists to food to geography and nearly anything else you could think of, here are easy trivia questions (and answers) to ask family and friends during a trivia night. Each of our quiz questions contains answers to make the game night memorable. Test your general knowledge, let’s see if they can get them right:

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Trivia Question: What is the world’s longest river called?
Answer: The Nile 

Trivia Question: Which city hosted the Summer Olympics in 2012
Answer: London, England

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Trivia Question: Where is the Great Barrier Reef located?
Answer: 
Australia

Trivia Question: In Greek Mythology, who is the Queen of the Underworld and wife of Hades?
Answer: Persephone

Trivia Question: Which house was Harry Potter almost sorted into?
Answer: Slytherin 

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

Trivia Question: What was the name of the Robin Williams film where he dresses up as an elderly British nanny?
Answer: 
Mrs. Doubtfire

Trivia Question: What is the rarest blood type?
Answer: AB-Negative

Trivia Question: What sport does Cristiano Ronaldo play?
Answer: 
Soccer/football

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

Trivia Question: What is the name of the longest river in South America?
Answer: Amazon River

Trivia Question: What is the name of the musical artist who sings the song “Watermelon Sugar”?
Answer:
Harry Styles 

Trivia Question: What does Na stand for on the periodic table?
Answer: Sodium

Trivia Question: What is the name of the actor who played Jack in Titanic?
Answer: Leonardo DiCaprio

Trivia Question: How many points are a touchdown worth?
Answer: 6

Trivia Question: In which Disney movie is the villain Clayton from?
AnswerTarzan

Trivia Question: In which ocean is the Bermuda Triangle located?
Answer: 
Atlantic Ocean

Trivia Question: Which U.S. state is known for peaches?
Answer: 
Georgia

Trivia Question: What is the French name for Santa Claus?
Answer: Pere Noel 

Trivia Question: Which fictional city is the home of Batman?
Answer: Gotham City

Trivia Question: How many feet are in a mile?
Answer: 
5, 280 feet

Trivia Question: Which planet is closest to Earth?
Answer: Venus

Trivia Question: Steve Harvey is a game show host. What’s that show called?
Answer
: Family Feud

Trivia Question: The movie Ladybird takes place in which city in California?
Answer: 
Sacramento

Trivia Question: Who was the pretty woman in the 1990 film?
Answer
: Julia Roberts

Trivia Question: Harry, Niall, Louis, Liam, and Zayn were in a band. What was it called?
Answer: 
One Direction

Trivia Question: Who is the author of the Harry Potter series?
Answer: 
J.K. Rowling

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

Trivia Question: Which company uses Santa Claus for their advertisements?
Answer
: Coca Cola

Trivia Question: “Keep Calm and Carry On” is the slogan of which nation?
Answer: 
Britain

Trivia Question: What is the name of the character that Johnny Depp plays in Pirates of the Caribbean?
Answer: 
Captain Jack Sparrow

Trivia Question: Fe is the chemical symbol for which element?
Answer: 
Iron

Trivia Question: What was the name of One Direction’s first official single in 2011?
Answer
: “What Makes You Beautiful”

Trivia Question: Where is the Oval Office located in the White House?
Answer: In the West Wing

Trivia Question: Which bird is often associated with delivering babies?
Answer: 
A stork

Trivia Question:  In the Disney movie Pocahontas, she has 2 animal friends: a raccoon and a hummingbird. What is the name of the raccoon?
Answer:
Meeko

Trivia Question:  This place is known as the City of Brotherly Love. What is this city called?
Answer:
Philadelphia, PA.

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

Trivia Question: In the US version of The Office, what is the name of the city they live in?
Answer:
Scranton, PA

Trivia Question:  How old do you have to be to enter into the drawing of the Hunger Games?
Answer:
12 years old

Trivia Question:  How many players are there on a baseball team?
Answer:
9

Trivia Question:  Which country occupies half of South America’s western coast?
Answer:
Chile

Trivia Question: What group of animals is known as a “flamboyance”? Answer: Flamingos

Trivia Question: Which musical artist is known for her song “Big Girls Don’t Cry”?
Answer: Fergie

Trivia Question: Jim Carrey stars in this 2000 Christmas movie about Whos in Whooville. What’s the movie called?
Answer: 
How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Trivia Question: Which U.S. state is known as “America’s Dairyland”?
Answer:
Wisconsin

Trivia Question: What is hummus made from?
Answer:
Chickpeas

Trivia Question: What is the name of the 1993 movie about dinosaurs?
Answer: 
Jurassic Park

Trivia Question: Who wrote the classic horror book It?
Answer: Stephen King

Trivia Question: What language is the most popularly spoken worldwide?
Answer:
Chinese

Trivia Question: What has a gravitational pull so strong that light cannot even escape it?
Answer: A black hole

Trivia Question: What vegetable is known to help you see in the dark?
Answer: Carrot

Trivia Question:  What is the date of “The Devils Night”?
Answer:
October 30th

Trivia Question: Gossip Girl was filmed in which neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan?
Answer: Upper East Side

Trivia Question:  In the movie Good Will Hunting, what college does Skylar attend?
Answer: Harvard

Trivia Question: What is the scientific name of the process where plants prepare their food?
Answer: 
Photosynthesis

Trivia Question:  What is Harriet Tubman known for?
Answer:
Leading slaves to freedom through the Underground Railroad

Trivia Question:  What city is known as the City of Love?
Answer:
Paris

Trivia Question: Which U.S. State is the largest?
Answer: 
Alaska

Trivia Question:  Who was the winner of American Idol season 1 in 2002?
Answer:
Kelly Clarkson

Trivia Question:  How many days are in a leap year?
Answer:
366

Trivia Question:  What food does Popeye like to eat?
Answer:
Spinach

Trivia Question:  What is the name of Shakespeare’s shortest tragedy?
Answer:
Macbeth

Trivia Question:  Which astrological sign’s symbol is a crab?
Answer:
Cancer

Trivia Question:  Which band sings the popular ’80’s song “Every Breath You Take”?
Answer:
The Police

Trivia Question:  Quebec is a province in Canada. What language do they speak there?
Answer:
French

Trivia Question:  What is the symbol that represents St. Patrick’s Day?
Answer:
Shamrock (a 4-leaf clover)

Trivia Question:  What happened during the years 1939-1945?
Answer:
World War II

Trivia Question:  What year did Barbie come out?
Answer:
1959

Trivia Question:  Where in California is Disneyland located?
Answer:
Anaheim

Trivia Question:  Which U.S. State is known as the “Sunflower State”?
Answer:
Kansas

Trivia Question: “I see dead people,” is a line from which horror film?
Answer:
The Sixth Sense

Trivia Question:  Who sings the song “Born in the USA”?
Answer:
Bruce Springsteen

Trivia Question:  Where do the Mamma Mia movies take place?
Answer:
Greece

Trivia Question:  In the Pixar movie Cars, Lighting McQueen ends up in Radiator Springs and befriends a tow truck. What’s that tow truck’s name?
Answer:
Mater

Trivia Question:  What is the legend of New Jersey’s Pine Barrens?
Answer:
It’s the home of the Jersey Devil

Trivia Question:  Who founded Microsoft?
Answer:
Bill Gates

Trivia Question:  What are the names of the 3 Curtis brothers in The Outsiders?
Answer:
Ponyboy, Sodapop, and Darrel

Trivia Question:  Where is the world’s largest active volcano located?
Answer:
Hawaii

Trivia Question: Who wrote and published the novel The Metamorphosis?
Answer:
Franz Kafka

Trivia Question: What was the name of Harry Potter’s pet owl?
Answer:
Hedwig

Trivia Question:  What plant is known to help heal a sunburn?
Answer:
Aloe

Trivia Question:  What are the 3 primary colors?
Answer:
Red, yellow, blue

Trivia Question:  What was Bruce Banner exposed to that turned him into the Hulk?
Answer:
Gamma Radiation

Trivia Question:  Who was the first American astronaut to step foot on the moon?
Answer:
Neil Armstrong

Trivia Question:  What is the #1 cookie in the United States?
Answer:
Oreo

Trivia Question: What are the names of the three fairy godmothers in Sleeping Beauty?
Answer:
Flora, Fauna, Merryweather

Trivia Question: In the TV show friends, what is Joey Tribbiani’s famous line?
Answer: “How you doin’?”

Trivia Question:  How many hearts does an octopus have?
Answer:
3

Trivia Question: What is the name of the author who wrote The Great Gatsby?
Answer:
F. Scott Fitzgerald

Trivia Question: Which band of brothers came back together in 2019?
Answer: The Jonas Brothers

Trivia Question:  What flower is most gifted on Valentine’s Day?
Answer:
Red roses

Trivia Question:  How many planets are in our solar system? (Including Pluto!)
Answer:
9

Trivia Question:  What is the name of the social media platform that came out in 2003?
Answer:
Myspace

Trivia Question:  What do you call a geometric space with 5 sides?
Answer:
Pentagon

Trivia Question:  Which actor played the prince of Bel-Air?
Answer:
Will Smith

Trivia Question: Who built the Great Wall of China?
Answer: 
The Qin Dynasty

Trivia Question: Steve Jobs, the CEO of Apple, is known for wearing a black ___?
Answer: Turtleneck

Trivia Question: In the movie Grease, where do Sandy and Danny meet for the first time?
Answer: The beach

Trivia Question: Michael Phelps is an Olympic athlete known for this sport?
Answer:
Swimming

Trivia Question:  George Harrison was a member of which famous band?
Answer: The Beatles

Trivia Question: Which country hosted the first Olympic Games in 1896?
Answer: 
Greece

Trivia Question: What is the name of the Disney Channel show starring Miley Cyrus as a pop star?
Answer: Hannah Montana

Trivia Question:  What is Harry Houdini known for?
Answer:
Magic/illusion

Trivia Question: What show has the witty mother-daughter duo Lorelai and Rory?
Answer: Gilmore Girls

Trivia Question: The Scarlet Letter was a novel written by who?
Answer: Nathaniel Hawthorne

Trivia Question: In what year was the first iPhone released?
Answer: 
2007

Trivia Question:  What is the name of the worldly event where you can look at the sun only wearing these special glasses?
Answer:
Solar Eclipse

Trivia Question: Which Disney princess wears a yellow dress?
Answer: 
Belle

Trivia Question:  Where does Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest take place?
Answer: Coney Island, NY

Trivia Question:  In Disney’s The Lion King, what was Simba’s father’s name?
Answer:
Mufasa

Trivia Question: What was the basketball team that Kobe Bryant played on?
Answer:
L.A. Lakers

Trivia Question: Which fast food restaurant is known for its Big Macs?
Answer: 
McDonalds

Trivia Question: Which jazz singer sings the song “What A Wonderful World”?
Answer: 
Louis Armstrong

Trivia Question: What’s the name of the song that Friends’ Phoebe Buffay known for?
Answer: “Smelly Cat”

Trivia Question: Which planet in our solar system is the largest?
Answer: 
Jupiter

Trivia Question: Which actress stars in Hocus Pocus as Winifred?
Answer: Bette Midler

Trivia Question: Why did the Titanic sink?
Answer: 
It hit an iceberg

Trivia Question: How many signs are there in the Zodiac?
Answer: 12

Trivia Question: What is New York City also referred to as? (Hint: red)
Answer: 
The Big Apple

Trivia Question: Who was the author of the novel The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe?
Answer:
C.S. Lewis

Trivia Question: Anne Frank and her family hid in an attic during WWII. In which city was their hiding place?
Answer: Amsterdam

Trivia Question: At what age did Amy Winehouse, Janis Joplin, and Jimi Hendrix die?
Answer: 
27

Trivia Question: Which musician starred in The Hunger Games movie series?
Answer: 
Lenny Kravitz

Trivia Question: How many reindeer does Santa have?
Answer: 
8

Trivia Question: Tiger Woods is known for which sport?
Answer:
Golf

Trivia Question: In the TV show Friends, what hangs on the back of the door in Monica’s apartment?
Answer: A yellow picture frame

Trivia Question: In which U.S. state is Are 51 located?
Answer: 
Nevada

Trivia Question: What blonde-haired singer sings the song “You Belong With Me”?
Answer:
Taylor Swift

Trivia Question: Which two planets in our solar system are known as “ice giants”?
Answer: Neptune and Uranus

Trivia Question:  In what 1939 movie are there flying monkeys?
Answer:
The Wizard of Oz

Trivia Question: Kris, Kourtney, Kim, Khloe, Kendall, and Kylie are a part of which family?
Answer:
Kardashians

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

Trivia Question: Which English musician sings most of the songs on the Tarzan soundtrack?
Answer:
Phil Collins

Trivia Question:  Which country is Prague in?
Answer:
Czech Republic

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

Trivia Question: In the U.S. version of The Office, there’s a couple that everyone loves. What are their names?
Answer: Jim and Pam

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

Trivia Question:  What is the name of the actress in Breakfast At Tiffany’s?
Answer:
Audrey Hepburn

Trivia Question: Which poet wrote the iconic poem “The Raven”?
Answer: Edgar Allen Poe

Trivia Question: What is the French word for woman?
Answer: 
“Femme”

Trivia Question:  Who wrote the novel Slaughterhouse-Five?
Answer:
Kurt Vonnegut

Trivia Question: The American football team Kansas City Chiefs are based in which state?
Answer:
Missouri

Trivia Question:  What is the name of the movie starring Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer?
Answer:
Call Me By Your Name

Trivia Question:  In order to be a universal donor, what does your blood type have to be?
Answer:
O

Trivia Question: How many ribs are in a human body?
Answer: 24

Trivia Question: What are the names of Harry Potter’s two best friends?
Answer: 
Hermione and Ron

Trivia Question: Which famous artist painted the Mona Lisa?
Answer: 
Leonardo Da Vinci

Trivia Question: What 2012 dramatic musical do Hugh Jackson and Russel Crowe star in together?
Answer:
Les Miserables

Trivia Question: Who is Wile E Coyote always trying to catch?
Answer: 
Road Runner

Trivia Question: What animal is Bambi?
Answer: 
A deer

Trivia Question: Arnold Schwarzenegger was once the governor of which U.S. State?
Answer: 
California

Trivia Question: Which actress played identical twins in the 1998 movie The Parent Trap?
Answer: 
Lindsay Lohan

Trivia Question: Who was the 16th president of the United States?
Answer: 
Abe Lincoln

Trivia Question: What are the colors on the Italian flag?
Answer: 
Red, white, and green

Trivia Question: What popular candy was featured in the movie E.T.?
Answer:
Reese’s Pieces

Trivia Question: The Netflix series Stranger Things takes place in what decade?
Answer:
the 80’s

Trivia Question: Who said that “a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down”?
Answer: 
Mary Poppins

Trivia Question: Where did the attack on Pearl Harbor take place?
Answer: Honolulu, Hawaii

Trivia Question: What is Sodium Chloride referred to as?
Answer: Salt

Trivia Question: What is the name of the high school in Grease that the Pink Ladies and T-Birds attend?
Answer: Rydell High

Trivia Question: Which country is known to consume the most chocolate?
Answer: 
Switzerland

Trivia Question: In what year was the Declaration of Independence created?
Answer:
1776

Trivia Question: Who was known to “float like a butterfly”?
Answer: 
Muhammad Ali

Trivia Question: What early 2000’s movie did Anne Hathaway and Mandy Moore star in?
Answer: 
The Princess Diaries

Trivia Question: Who was the U.S. President during the 9/11 attacks?
Answer:
George W. Bush

Trivia Question: Who painted the ceiling in the Sistine Chapel?
Answer: 
Michelangelo

Trivia Question: In which year was Obama elected President?
Answer: 
2008

Trivia Question: What breed of dog is commonly known as a “firehouse dog”?
Answer: 
Dalmatian

Trivia Question: What is the Loch Ness Monster’s nickname?
Answer: 
“Nessie”

Trivia Question: In which U.S. state was the Hershey Company founded?
Answer: Pennsylvania

Trivia Question: Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper star in this 208 film… what’s it called?
Answer:
A Star Is Born

Trivia Question: In the iconic Halloween film Hocus Pocus, the three witches Winifred, Sarah, and Mary sing what song on stage?
Answer: “I Put A Spell On You”

Trivia Question: What does the “E” stand for in “Chuck E. Cheese”?
Answer: 
Entertainment

Trivia Question: What’s the name of the company that published the Mario Kart video game?
Answer: Nintendo

Trivia Question: What make up the Powerpuff Girls Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup?
Answer:
Sugar, spice, and everything nice

Trivia Question: Who is known for her album Lemonade?
Answer: Beyonce

Trivia Question: Which actor voiced Barry B. Benson in The Bee Movie?
Answer: Jerry Seinfeld

Trivia Question: Who assassinated Abe Lincoln?
Answer:
John Wilkes Booth

Trivia Question: What is the name of the host of The Bachelor franchise?
Answer:
Chris Harrison

Trivia Question: The 1986 John Hughes film Ferris Bueller’s Day Off was filmed in which city?
Answer:
Chicago

Trivia Question: Where is the Golden Gate Bridge located?
Answer:
San Francisco, CA

Trivia Question: When do Brits celebrate Mother’s Day?
Answer:
Either March or April

Trivia Question: In a website browser address bar, what does “www” stand for?
Answer: World Wide Web

Trivia Question: Which country has a red flag with a star in the middle?
Answer: Morocco

Trivia Question: In Greek mythology, who had snakes for hair and could turn people into stone if they looked at her?
Answer:
Medusa

Trivia Question: Where was the Dev Patel film Lion filmed?
Answer: India

Trivia Question: There are four houses at Hogwarts. Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Slytherin, and….?
Answer:
Hufflepuff

Trivia Question: Who founded Kodak and the first camera?
Answer: George Eastman

Trivia Question: In Annie, what is the name her dog?
Answer: Sandy

Trivia Question: In which state did the Salem Witch Trials take place?
Answer: Massachusetts

Trivia Question: Lily Collins is the daughter of which English musician?
Answer:
Phil Collins

Trivia Question: How many stars are there on the American flag?
Answer: 50

Trivia Question: What is the name of the main vampire that Bella falls in love with, in the movie Twilight?
Answer:
Edward Cullen

Trivia Question: What is the name of the tallest building in New York City?
Answer:
One World Trade Center

Trivia Question: Quasimodo is a fictional character from which novel/movie?
Answer:
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

Trivia Question: What does UFO stand for?
Answer:
Unidentified Flying Object

Trivia Question: What is the name of the redheaded mermaid in The Little Mermaid?
Answer:
Ariel

Trivia Question: What is the name of the first woman pilot to fly across the Atlantic ocean?
Answer:
Amelia Earhart

Trivia Question: What does the Roman Numeral “X” stand for?
Answer:
10

Trivia Question: Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, and Randy Jackson were judges on which singing TV competition?
Answer:
American Idol

Trivia Question: What kind of alcohol is made from grapes?
Answer:
Wine

Trivia Question: What are the colors of the Blockbuster movie rental logo?
Answer:
blue, yellow, white

Trivia Question: Which ocean trench is known to be the deepest?
Answer:
Mariana’s Trench

Trivia Question: Kung Fu was originated from which country?
Answer:
China

Trivia Question: What boyband sings the song “I Want It That Way”?
Answer:
Backstreet Boys

Trivia Question: What is the name of the current CBS show about a group of friends who are scientists?
Answer:
The Big Bang Theory

Trivia Question: In which country is Timbuktu located?
Answer:
Africa

Trivia Question: In what Disney movie do the characters sing “Tale As Old As Time”?
Answer: Beauty and the Beast

Trivia Question: Danny, Joey, Jesse, DJ, Stephanie, and Michelle are characters on what ‘90s show?
Answer:
Full House

Trivia Question: What is the name of the city that Spongebob Squarepants lives?
Answer:
Bikini Bottom

Trivia Question: What band sings the famous song “Wake Me Up When September Ends”?
Answer:
Green Day

Trivia Question: Who was the villain in 101 Dalmatians?
Answer: Cruella de Vil

Trivia Question: Which musical artist sings the iconic song “Hit Me Baby (One More Time)”?
Answer:
Britney Spears

Trivia Question: What is the name of the talented pop singer who dated Mac Miller and Pete Davidson?
Answer:
Ariana Grande

Trivia Question: Where in the United States is the original Coca Cola factory located?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Trivia Question: Where is Saturday Night Live filmed?
Answer:
New York City

Trivia Question: Justin Timberlake was a part of which boyband?
Answer:
NYSNC

Trivia Question: Who is the talk show host with the Carpool Karaoke sketch? 
Answer: James Corden

Trivia Question: What is the typical color of bubblegum?
Answer: Pink

Trivia Question: What is the company Campbells known for?
Answer: Soup

Trivia Question: Which young Jedi Knight becomes Darth Vader in Star Wars?
Answer: Anakin Skywalker

Trivia Question: What was the name of the early 2000’s Cartoon Network show about imaginary friends?
Answer: Foster’s Home For Imaginary Friends 

Trivia Question: “Summertime Sadness” is sung by which female American singer-songwriter?
Answer: Lana Del Rey

Trivia Question: What does Folgers sell?
Answer: Coffee

Trivia Question: What is the largest desert in the world?
Answer: The Sahara Desert

Trivia Question: What is the popular music festival hosted every year in California?
Answer: Coachella

Trivia Question: What animal is known for showing off its colorful tail?
Answer: The peacock

Trivia Question: What colors make purple?
Answer: Red and blue

Trivia Question: Who is the fastest runner in the world?
Answer: Usain Bolt

Trivia Question: Meteorology is the study of…?
Answer: The weather

Trivia Question: Which Disney princess had 7 dwarfs as friends?
Answer: Snow White

Trivia Question: Which U.S. state is known as the “Sunshine State”?
Answer: Florida

Trivia Question: What is the rarest M&M color?
Answer: Brown

Trivia Question: Before it was called Freeform, this TV channel was called…?
Answer: ABC Family

Trivia Question: What is the only fruit with seeds on the outside?
Answer: Strawberries

Trivia Question: Which Kardashian has Travis Scott dated?
Answer: Kylie

Trivia Question: What was the name of the movie that Will and Jaden Smith appeared in together?
Answer: 
The Pursuit of Happiness

Trivia Question: Which animal can be seen on the Porsche logo?
Answer: A horse

Trivia Question: This 2003 film follows the story of Mark Zuckerberg and how he founded Facebook. What was the movie called?
Answer: The Social Network 

Trivia Question: In Aladdin, what’s the name of the song that him and Jasmine sing on the magic carpet?
Answer: “A Whole New World”

Trivia Question: There is a sea located between Israel and Jordan. What’s it called?
Answer: 
Dead Sea

Trivia Question: What was the name of the princess who died in a car accident in 1997?
Answer: Princess Diana

Trivia Question: What kind of alcohol is Russia known for?
Answer: Vodka

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