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Trivia Questions for Kids

This is a growing collection of kid-friendly trivia of varying difficulty--of course they are not so difficult to take the fun out of playing trivia with the family. I hope that you enjoy the questions, and look forward to getting your feedback and suggestions.

How long does it take for the moon to go around the Earth?

30 days

What is the longest river in the World?

The Nile river

What is the largest ocean in the World?

The Pacific Ocean

How many hours are there in one day?

24

How many seconds are there in one minute?

60

What is ice made of?

Water

Which farm animals sleep while standing up?

Horses and cows

What colors are the United States flag?

Red, white, and blue.

How many stars are on the United States flag?

50, one for each state.

How many stripes are on the United States flag?

13, one for each of the original thirteen colonies.

What is the tallest animal in the World?

Giraffe

What is the fastest land animal?

Cheetah

In which country are the Great Pyramids located?

Egypt

In what city is the Eiffel Tower located?

Paris, France

What is the only fruit that has its seeds on the outside?

Strawberry

What type of animal are the great white, and the hammerhead?

Shark

Which planet is closest to the Sun?

Mercury

How many bones are in the human body?

206

How many teeth does an adult human have?

32

What is the name of the largest planet in the Solar System?

Jupiter

What type of animal can live both on land and in the water?

Amphibian

What are clouds made of?

Water

What does a caterpillar change into as an adult?

Butterfly

What is the name of the galaxy where the Solar System is located?

The Milky Way Galaxy

Which plant has the nickname 'The Red Planet'?

Mars

What are animals which only eat meat called?

Carnivores

What are animals which only eat plants called?

Herbivores

Who invented the telephone?

Alexander Graham Bell

Who invented the light bulb?

Thomas Edison

What are animals that feed milk to their young called?

Mammals

What is the primary food of Panda bears?

Bamboo

What is the primary food of Koala bears?

Eucalyptus

Which animal can store water in its body?

Camel

What is the largest state in the United States?

Alaska

What is the largest country in the World?

Russia

Which country has the largest population?

China

Which is the only continent in which giraffes live?

Africa

Which is the smallest dog breed?

Chihuahua

Which is the largest dog breed?

The Great Dane

What is the world's largest land animal?

The African elephant

What is the top color in a rainbow?

Purple

How many legs does a spider have?

8

How many hearts does an octopus have?

3

Where does Santa Claus live?

The North Pole

Which Reindeer has a red nose?

Rudolph

What is the world's largest animal?

Blue Whale

Where is the smallest bone in the human body?

In the Ear

What occurs first during a storm, thunder or lightning?

Lightning

Is a shark a fish or a mammal?

A Fish

What is the name of the force that Sir Isaac Newton discovered after watching an apple fall from the tree?

Gravity

How many eyes does a spider have?

Eight

On the map of the world, which country looks like a boot?

Italy

What is the tallest mountain in the world?

Everest

What three colors are the French Flag?

Blue, White, Red

What three colors are the Italian Flag?

Green, White, Red

How many zeros are there in one million?

Six

In which city in Italy, is the famous leaning tower located?

Pisa

Which Italian city is famous for its many canals?

Venice

What is the national sport of Canada?

Hockey

How many players from each team start a soccer game?

Eleven

What is the largest desert in the world?

The Sahara Desert

How many planets are in the solar system?

Nine

What is the name of the planet in our solar system that has rings around it?

Saturn

What is the capital of the United States?

Washington D.C.

Who was the first president of the United States

George Washington

How many continents are there?

Seven

What are the five human senses?

Taste, Smell, Touch, Hearing, Sight

What is Santa Claus' favorite snack?

Milk and cookies

What happens to water when it is boiled?

It turns into steam.

How many colors are there in a rainbow?

Seven

What shape is the full moon?

A circle

Which prophet was set afloat on the river Nile as a baby?

Moses

How many days did Jesus spend in the desert?

40 days

How many people ended up on Noah's Ark?

8

What type of wood did Noah use to build the Ark?

Gopher wood

What weapon did Samson use to kill a thousand Philestines at Lehi?

A donkey jaw bone

How many books are there in the New Testament?

27

How many wise men come to visit Jesus Christ when he was just born?

3

Who was the father of Jesus Christ?

Joseph

To whose conception does 'The Immaculate Conception' Refer?

Mary, mother of Jesus

How many of each animal did Noah take on the Ark?

2

Who received ten commandments from God?

Moses

What is the name of Jesus Christ's mother?

Mary

What was Joseph's (Jesus Christ's father) occupation?

He was a carpenter

What was the name of the angel that visited Mary to tell that she would be pregnant with baby Jesus?

Gabriel

What did the dove bring Noah when it returned?

Olive branch

What was Peter's occupation?

Fisherman

What is the name of the town in which Jesus Christ turned water into wine?

Cana

What is the popular beverage consumed around Christmas?

Eggnog

Who did once steal Christmas?

The Grinch

Whose eyes are made of coal?

Frosty the Snowman

Which reindeer has a name starting with the letter 'B'?

Blitzen

How many times does Santa Claus check his list?

Twice

Who makes the toys that Santa Claus delivers on Christmas?

Elves

What is Scrooge's first name?

Ebenezer

What color is the Grinch?

Green

Including Rudolph, how many reindeer does Santa Claus have?

9

What are small inexpensive Christmas gifts called?

Stocking stuffers

What is the most popular Christmas tree topper?

Angel

What do most elves have on the tip of their shoes?

Bells

How many British colonies where in the original United States?

13

What is the first country to have used printed paper currency?

China

Who was the first man in space?

Yuri Gagarin

According to Norse mythology, who is the god of thunder?

Thor

Which country financed Christopher Columbus' 1492 journey?

Spain

From which movie is the quote "May the Force be with you."?

Star Wars

In what material was Han Solo encased in, in the movie Star Wars?

Carbonite

What is the name of Han Solo's spaceship?

The Millennium Falcon

What type of animal is Abu in the Disney film Aladdin?

Monkey

What is the name of the prince in Sleeping Beauty?

Prince Philip

What do the penguins in Happy Feet love to do?

Dance

What is Violet's superpower in the movie The Incredibles?

Invisibility

In which movie is there a character named 'Lightning McQueen'?

Cars

What is the name of the villain in the movie 101 Dalmatians?

Cruella de Vil

What is the name of the princess in the movie Frozen?

Elsa

What color dresses are the fairies in Sleeping Beauty wearing?

Red, green, blue

What is Sleeping Beauty's real name?

Princess Aurora

What is the fastest bird in the world?

Peregrine Falcon

What is the name of the second largest planet in the Solar System?

Neptune

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