125+ Children's Trivia Questions & Answers to Boost Your Brain

Sure, you're a kid. But we bet you know a lot! Check out our kids' trivia questions and answers and see how much you know.

Published April 30, 2024
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Even though you're a kid, we bet you know a lot of stuff. Try our children's trivia questions and answers and see! Some questions are easy, and some are a bit harder for older kids. But even if you only get a few answers right, you're doing great.

Children's Science Trivia Questions & Answers

Okay — so this is really more science and a bit of math, but we bet you know the answers to a lot of these trivia questions for kids. 

How many planets are there in the solar system?


1, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13 are all what types of numbers?

Prime numbers

What are the three primary colors?

Red, yellow, blue

What color do you get when you mix red and blue?


What planet is closest to the sun?


What’s the smallest planet in our solar system?


When water boils, what state of matter does it enter?

Vapor (it becomes steam)

True or False: Lightning can’t strike twice in the same place.


Would you weigh more or less on the Moon than on Earth?


True or False: Winter lasts for 21 years on Uranus.


Related: Winter Trivia Questions for Kids

True or False: The sun is a star.


Children's Trivia Questions and Answers About the Human Body

The human body is super cool — it's amazing all the things it does just to get you out of bed every morning! And your brain is part of your body. See how much it knows about the way you work.

True or false: You blink 16 million times per year.


True or False: If you sneeze with your eyes open, your eyeballs will pop out.

False (Whew! My sister used to tell me this. But it is really hard to sneeze with your eyes open.)

What’s the colored part of your eye called?


What does the pupil in your eye do?

Lets light in

True or False: The human brain feels more pain than any other part of the body

False — The brain can’t feel pain.

True or False: Brown is the most common eye color.


How many chambers are there in the heart?


What is your largest organ?

Your skin

True or False: You can be struck by lightning and live.

True (but the odds of being struck by lightning are 1 in 15,300 people)

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Pop Culture Trivia Questions & Answers for Children

How much do you know about TV, movies, and other fun stuff like that? These pop culture questions will test your knowledge!

Who is Baby Shark’s best friend?

William the Fish

What are the names of the two princesses in Frozen?

Anna and Elsa

In Encanto, who doesn’t anyone talk about?


What are the first names of the Fairly Odd Parents?

Cosmo and Wanda

What are Arthur’s little sisters’ names on Aruthur?

DW and Kate

What happens when Pinocchio tells a lie?

His nose grows.

What two Disney parks are in California?

Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure 

What shoe company encourages you to “Just do it”?


Who painted the Mona Lisa?

Leonardo Davinci

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Food Trivia Questions & Answers for Kids

Everybody's gotta eat, right? So we've gathered the best kids' trivia about food to test your knowledge of the yummy stuff.

Cubic, square watermelons.

Which fruit is consumed in the US more than any other?

Tomatoes (kind of a trick question, since a lot of people think tomatoes are a vegetable)

What shape of watermelon is popular in Japan because it fits in a fridge?

Square (Have you ever seen a square watermelon?)

True or False: Peanuts aren’t actually nuts.

True. They’re legumes.

What candy, “Melts in your mouth, not in your hands?”


What is guacamole made from?


What is the most popular seasoning in the world?

Salt (makes sense, right?)

What does the Spanish word “salsa” mean?


What does PB&J stand for in the food world?

Peanut butter and jelly (Fun fact: PB&J was also the nickname my sisters and I called my parents.)

Is Velveeta real cheese?

No - it’s a processed cheese food. 

Which food’s mascot is Chester the Cheetah?


True or False: Broccoli is related to cauliflower.

True, they’re both brassicas.

True or False: Brussels sprouts are baby cabbages.


Children's Trivia Questions & Answers About Books

There's nothing better than getting lost in a good book. Our trivia questions cover old and new books that we bet you love. 

What is Junie B. Jones’s brother’s name?


In Horton Hears a Who, what type of animal is Horton?


What is the first message that Charlotte spins in her web?

“Some pig”

What’s the first thing that happens if you give a mouse a cookie?

He’s probably going to ask for a glass of milk.

Who steals from the rich and gives to the poor?

Robin Hood

What is the lion’s name in The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe?


What’s Dorothy’s dog’s name in The Wizard of Oz?


Whose doorway did Winnie-the-Pooh get stuck in because he ate too much honey?


Music Trivia Questions & Answers for Children

If you love music, then this is the trivia for you. But even if you don't play piano or anything, we bet you know some of these answers. 

Violin bows are made out of which animal’s hair?


Which singing voice is higher: soprano or alto?


What singer’s fans call themselves Swifties?

Taylor Swifts

How many keys does a piano have?


True or False: Beethoven wrote “Twinkle Twinkle Little Star”.

False - it was Mozart.

True or False: “Happy Birthday” was the first song performed in outer space.


True or False: Beethoven was deaf when he wrote all of his music.

False. He was deaf when he wrote most of it.

What brass instrument has a slide to make various notes?

A trombone

Children’s Animal Trivia Questions and Answers

We love animals, and we bet you do, too. And we suspect you know a lot about them. Try our animal trivia and see.

Red-eyed Tree Frog in Costa Rica

True or False: Both male and female mosquitos bite people.

False - only the females do

How many bones does a shark have?


What’s the tallest animal on earth?


What is the largest creature in the sea?

Blue whale

True or False: Chimpanzees are monkeys.


How many legs does a spider have?


What type of animal is a frog?

An amphibian

What is a group of whales called?

A pod

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True or False: Bowhead whales can live up to 200 years.


What is the largest cat?

The tiger

True or False: Snail slime is a popular skincare treatment.

True (also ew - but check out more snail facts)

Sports Trivia Questions & Answers for Children

Whether you play sports or watch them, we bet you know a lot of things about them. Our children's trivia sports questions will test your knowledge. 

What is the most popular sport in the world?


How many points do you score for a touchdown in football?


If I hit a home run with the bases loaded, how many runs will score?


In what sport do you score points for making field goals and free throws?


In what sport can you get a birdie, an eagle, a par, or a bogey?


How many miles is a marathon?


In tennis, what word do they use for scoring instead of zero?


How many events are there in a decathlon?


What US swimmer has the most Olympic medals?

Michael Phelps

Kids’ Geography Trivia Questions & Answers

This big old world has lots of places to visit and so many facts to know. We picked some of our favorite trivia questions for kids about geography.

What is the largest island in the world?


The largest island in the US is also the name of a state. What is it?


What letter doesn’t appear in the name of any US state?


What US National Park recorded the hottest temperature on earth?

Death Valley

If it’s 3 PM in California, what time is it in New York?

6 PM

Which two US states don’t do daylight savings time?

Arizona and Hawaii

What is above the 49th parallel in North America?


Does Canada have states?

No. It has provinces.

If you leave San Diego and keep driving south, what country’s border will you have to cross to keep going?


What US state borders Canada or salt water?


What is the tallest mountain in North America?


Where is Hollywood?


How many Great Lakes are there?


Children's History Trivia Questions & Answers

You've probably learned a lot of these history facts in school. Let's see how many questions you can answer!

Who was the first president of the United States?

George Washington

What are the first three words of the US Constitution?

We the people

How old do you have to be to vote in the United States?


Who made a speech vowing,  “I will fight no more, forever.”?

Chief Joseph

What’s the name of the Civil Rights leader who made a speech titled, “I Have a Dream”?

Martin Luther King, Jr.

True or False: Halloween originated as an Irish holiday?

True (more Halloween trivia for kids)

Who gave the Statue of Liberty to the US as a gift?


How many stars are on the American flag?


Who was the United States’ first Black president?

Barack Obama

Miscellaneous Kids’ Trivia Questions & Answers

These are the questions we couldn't fit into any of our categories... but we suspect you'll know the answers to lots of them!

True or False: You can hum a song while pinching your nose closed.

False (Try it! I just did. I can't.)

True or False: You can only dream in black and white?

False — some dreams are in black and white, but not all of them.

On a standard die, what do the two opposite sides always add up to?


Do US nickels contain any nickel?

Yes - about 25%

What moves faster — a fart or a sneeze?

A sneeze (we know you were wondering!)

What is the Spanish word for yes?

Sí (that funny dot on the I is actually an accent. If you spell si without the accent, it means if.)

How many wheels are on a tricycle?


What is the most popular building block toy in the world?

LEGO bricks

What is it called when February has 29 days?

Leap Year (it happens every four years.)

According to a common superstition, if you tell your birthday wish to someone after you blow out your candles, what will happen?

Your wish won’t come true.

In checkers, what happens if a piece makes it all the way to your opponent’s first squares?

The checker is crowned.

How do you say “Hello” in Hawaiian?


What part of speech is the word crown in this sentence: I crown you King?


Children's Trivia Questions About All Kinds of Things

Did you do better in any subjects than others? What's cool about trivia, though, is that when you're playing, you're also learning. So even if you didn't get many right, you know more than you did before you started. And that's time well spent. 

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