Ready to have a little fun in the classroom? We’ve put together this list of trivia questions for kids to boost the energy in the room and break the monotony. It’s broken down by grade level, but you know your kids best. Review all of the questions to see which ones your students will enjoy the most.
Trivia Questions for Kids in Lower Elementary
How many legs does a spider have?
What is something you hit with a hammer?
If you freeze water, what do you get?
What is the color of an emerald?
What color are the stars on the American flag?
What do caterpillars turn into?
How many sides does a triangle have?
How many teeth does an adult human have?
Where does the president of the United States live while in office?
The White House
Which state is famous for Hollywood?
What is a brontosaurus?
How many colors are there in a rainbow?
Who does Alice follow into a hole in Wonderland?
The White Rabbit
How many sides does an octagon have?
What color is a ruby?
Which month has 28 days?
All of them
Raisins come from which fruit?
How many days are there in a year?
What is another name for the 4th of July holiday?
What do you call a baby goat?
How many arms does an octopus have?
How many arms does a starfish have?
Where do polar bears live?
What do bees make?
What’s a lucky object that you can find in the grass?
A four-leaf clover
Trivia Questions for Kids in Upper Elementary
How many planets are in our solar system?
Which ocean is off the California coast?
How many zeros are there in a million?
How many pairs of wings do bees have?
Where is the Great Pyramid of Giza?
What is a doe?
A female deer
What is a group of lions called?
Which is the fastest land animal?
In which capital city of Europe would you find the Eiffel Tower?
Which planet in our solar system is known for having rings?
Why do things fall when you drop them?
Because of gravity
What are animals that eat both meat and plants called?
Where did the Olympic Games originate?
What animal is the symbol of America?
What does the white dove symbolize?
Who was the first president of the United States?
What is the world’s largest land animal?
Which bird has the largest wingspan?
In which country is the Great Barrier Reef?
What is aurora borealis commonly known as?
What is the largest mammal in the world?
Who was the first man to step on the moon?
Which scientist invented the light bulb?
What building is on the back of the $20 bill?
What color is a giraffe’s tongue?
Trivia Questions for Kids in Middle School
Who wrote Hamlet?
Where is the Taj Mahal?
What is the world’s largest ocean?
The Pacific Ocean
Which was the first country to use paper money?
Who wrote a famous diary while hiding from Nazis in Amsterdam?
In which year did the Titanic sink?
What are the Wright brothers famous for?
Inventing the airplane
Who discovered gravity?
Sir Isaac Newton
What holiday celebrates the end of slavery in the United States?
What is the most widely spoken language in Brazil?
Who painted the Mona Lisa?
Leonardo da Vinci
What is the first letter of the Greek alphabet?
How many milligrams make a gram?
What color is chlorophyll?
In which city is the Notre Dame cathedral?
What color is the middle stripe of the French flag?
What is the national sport of Japan?
In which galaxy do we live?
The Milky Way
Which metal is heavier, silver or gold?
How many chambers are there in the human heart?
What is the tallest building in the United States?
One World Trade Center
What is the longest bone in the human body?
True or false: There is gravity on the moon.
What is the largest city in the world by population?
Which classical composer was deaf?
Ludwig van Beethoven
Trivia Questions for Kids in High School
How many elements are in the periodic table?
What is the hardest substance in the human body?
Name the smallest country in the world.
What is the chemical symbol for table salt?
Where can you find the Petronas Towers?
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
What was the first planet to be discovered using the telescope?
Which athlete has appeared on Wheaties cereal boxes more than any other?
Which planet has the most gravity?
Who named the Pacific Ocean?
Which volcano destroyed the city of Pompeii in AD 79?
Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize (in 1903)?
What is the largest internal organ in the human body?
What is the rarest M&M color?
What is the fastest-flying bird in the world?
In which year did World War II start?
What is the national sport of the United Kingdom?
Which Dutch painter cut off a part of his ear?
Vincent van Gogh
Which is the rarest blood type in humans?
Name the top three causes of death in the United States.
Heart disease, cancer, stroke
What is another word for a lexicon?
What is the speed of light?
300,000 km per second / 186,000 miles per second
Which country has won the most FIFA World Cups?
Which is the tallest building in the world?
How long did it take to build the Great Wall of China?
Over 2,000 years
In which hand is the Statue of Liberty’s torch?
Her right hand