100 Trivia Questions for Kids - With Answers!

How many of these trivia questions can your little brainiac answer? Photo by J. Fanchin, courtesy of Canva
How many of these trivia questions can your little brainiac answer? Photo by J. Fanchin, courtesy of Canva
5/18/23 - By Amelia Eigerman

Trivia questions for kids are a fun way to battle boredom, learn new things, and keep kids’ brains active. Whether your family is on a long car ride, stuck inside on a rainy day, or just in the mood for some friendly competition, trivia questions are sure to entertain and enlighten kids of all ages. Plus, your kiddos will have some interesting facts to share at school or at their next party.

Here are 100 trivia questions for kids, including everything from animal facts and history trivia to Disney and sports trivia. We made sure to provide the answers too, just in case you get stumped! Once you've gotten through this list, read up on our list of 75 Fun Facts For Kids, and then find more ways to keep idle minds busy in our Boredom Busters for Kids guide.


The hummingbird is the only bird species that can fly backwards. Photo courtesy of the Orlando Science Center

Animal Trivia Questions for Kids

1. What species of bird can fly backwards?

The hummingbird

2. What is the largest species of shark?

The whale shark

3. How many bones do sharks have in total?


4. What type of camel only has one hump?

A dromedary camel

5. What is a group of lions called?

A pride

6. How many tentacles does an octopus have?


7. What is a baby kangaroo called?

A joey

8. What is the only land mammal that cannot jump?

The elephant

9. What is a rhinoceros’s horn made of?


10. What is a male swan called?

A cob

11. How do bats navigate?

They use echolocation.

12. What is the fastest land animal?

The cheetah

1969 moon landing
Neil Armstrong was the first person to walk on the moon. Photo courtesy of NASA

History Trivia Questions for Kids

13. What year did a person first walk on the moon?


14. Who invented the telephone?

Alexander Graham Bell

15. Who was the second US President?

John Adams

16. Which country gifted the Statue of Liberty to the United States?


17. How many wives did Henry VIII have?


18. Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?


19. George Washington Carver produced around 300 inventions using what ingredient?


20. Where was the Declaration of Independence signed?


21. Who wrote the lyrics to The Star-Spangled Banner, America's national anthem?

Francis Scott Key

Al's Toy Barn from Disney's Toy Story
Al's Toy Barn is first seen in a TV commercial advertising Buzz Lightyear toys in the first Toy Story film. Photo courtesy of Disney/Pixar

Disney Trivia Questions for Kids

22. What is the name of the toy store in Toy Story?

Al's Toy Barn

23. What is Sleeping Beauty’s name?

Princess Aurora

24. What do the fairies call Sleeping Beauty?

Briar Rose

25. What everyday object does Ariel call a “dinglehopper” in The Little Mermaid?

A fork

26. What three types of wishes does the genie tell Aladdin he cannot grant?

He can’t kill anyone, make anyone fall in love, or bring anyone back from the dead.

27. What are the names of Cinderella's stepsisters?

Anastasia and Drizella

28. How many eggs does Gaston eat each morning in Beauty and the Beast?

5 dozen (60)

29. What is Tiana’s dream in The Princess and the Frog?

To own a restaurant

30. What kind of pet does Rapunzel have, and what is its name?

A chameleon named Pascal

31. What special event happens on Rapunzel’s birthday each year?

The king and queen release floating lanterns.

32. What name does Mulan use while she is disguised?


33. In Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, which dwarf always mixes up his words?


34. Why does Frozen's Anna have a white streak in her hair?

Elsa accidentally froze her head when they were children.

35. What baby animal does Moana rescue as a child?

A turtle

36. Where does Simba live as a cub in The Lion King?

Pride Rock

37. Sulley and Mike are characters in which movie?

Monsters, Inc.

38. What is the full name of the male cat in The Aristocats?

Abraham DeLacey Giuseppe Casey Thomas O’Malley the Alley Cat

39. What is Dumbo’s real name?

Jumbo Jr.

40. What do Lady and Tramp eat on their date?

Spaghetti and meatballs

Paddington Bear
Paddington Bear just can't get enough marmalade. Photo courtesy of Heyday Films

More Movie Trivia Questions for Kids

41. What is Paddington Bear's favorite food?


42. In the movie Madagascar, what kind of animal is Kowalski?

A penguin

43. In The Emperor's New Groove, what is Kuzco turned into?

A talking llama

44. What movie series features a character named Toothless?

How to Train Your Dragon

45. What film won the first ever Academy Award for Best Animated Feature?

Shrek (2001)

46. What is Emmet's job at the beginning of The Lego Movie?

Construction worker

The Grinch and his dog, Mac, from How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Who can forget the Grinch's lovable dog, Max? How the Grinch Stole Christmas still courtesy of CBS

Holiday and Christmas Trivia Questions for Kids

47. What is the name of the Grinch’s dog?


48. What are the names of Santa's reindeer?

Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen, Rudolph

49. What makes Rudolph special?

His bright red nose

50. What is the name of the holiest month of the year for Muslims?


51. How many times does Santa check his list?


52. What is the name of the candle that is used to light the other candles of the Hanukkah menorah?

The shamash

53. What are the first words Frosty the Snowman says when he comes to life?

"Happy Birthday!"

54. What is the traditional Passover meal called?

The Seder

55. Where in the US did the first Thanksgiving take place?

Plymouth, Massachusetts

Butterfly Garden at the Houston Museum of Natural Science
Caterpillars eventually turn into beautiful butterflies. Photo courtesy of the Houston Museum of Natural Science

Science Trivia Questions for Kids

56. What is it called when caterpillars turn into butterflies?


57. What planet is closest to the sun?


58. What part of the plant conducts photosynthesis?

The leaves

59. What is the largest animal?

The blue whale

60. What connects muscles to bones?


61. What do you call animals that eat both plants and meat?


62. Which is faster, light or sound?


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


64. Where is the oldest living tree located?


65. What kind of tree makes acorns?

The oak tree

66. What does a Geiger counter measure?


67. What blood type is known as the universal donor?

Type O negative

68. What is the powerhouse of the cell?

The mitochondria

Argentina in the FIFA World Cup 2022
Argentina won the FIFA World Cup in 2022. Photo by Tasnim News Agency CC BY 4.0

Sports Trivia Questions for Kids

69. What sport is played during the FIFA World Cup?


70. How many holes are played in a typical round of golf?


71. What is the distance of a marathon?

26.2 miles

72. Which two teams are tied for the most National Basketball Association (NBA) championships?

Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics

73. What is the only sport that has been played on the moon?


74. What is the Tour de France?

A bike race

75. What is the name of the part of the football field where a touchdown is scored?

The end zone

76. What sport is "love" a score in?


77. What do you call a home run in which four runs are scored?

A grand slam

78. What is the name of the championship trophy in the National Hockey League (NHL)?

The Stanley Cup

London Bridge and the Thames River
London Bridge spans the Thames River. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress

Geography Trivia Questions for Kids

79. What river flows through London?

The Thames

80. How many continents are there?


81. What countries border the United States?

Canada and Mexico

82. What is the capital of Spain?


83. What is the smallest country in the world?

Vatican City

84. Which is colder, the North or South Pole?

The South Pole

85. What is the longest river in Africa?

The Nile

86. What mountain range includes Mount Everest?

The Himalayas

87. What country has the largest population?


88. How many oceans are there?


89. What desert covers a large portion of northern Africa?

The Sahara

Chris Hemsworth as Thor in 2013's Thor: The Dark World
Chris Hemsworth has played Thor in several films, including 2013's Thor: The Dark World. Photo courtesy of Disney/Marvel

Superhero Trivia Questions for Kids

90. What is Thor’s hammer called?


91. Which superhero is known as the “Man of Steel”?


92. What is Batman’s real name?

Bruce Wayne

93. What is Superman’s weakness?


94. T’Challa is the King of which country?


95. Which superhero has a magic lasso?

Wonder Woman

96. Which superhero gets his powers from a ring?

Green Lantern

97. What is the name of the first Robin?

Dick Grayson

98. What newspaper employs Peter Parker?

The Daily Bugle

99. What is Batman’s butler’s name?

Alfred Pennyworth

100. What is the Scarlet Witch’s real name?

Wanda Maximoff

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