90+ Teen Trivia Questions & Answers to Test Your Skills

Gather up your best buds and see how much you know with our teen trivia questions about everything from pop culture to science.

Published May 2, 2024
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Calling all teens... we know you're smart. So how many of these teen trivia questions can you answer? Gather a group of your BFFs and see who's crowned the top dog of teen trivia.

Pop Culture Questions

From TV and movies to all that social media stuff, teens are more dialed into pop culture than any other age group. So these trivia questions should be a breeze for you!

How many videos are watched every day on TikTok?

More than 1 billion

What’s the most popular emoji?

The laughing crying face

True or False: 95% of teenagers have smartphones.


What was Britney Spears’s first TV gig?

Star Search

What annual event held across the US celebrates the LGBTQIA+ community?


What’s the name of the hotel in The Shining?

The Overlook Hotel

What was Selena Gomez’s first TV gig?

She played Giana on Barney and Friends.

What is Neo’s real name in the Matrix movies?

Thomas Anderson

In The Empire Strikes Back, how does Han Solo respond when Leia says, “I love you.”?

"I know."

Related: Check Out More Star Wars Trivia & See if the Force Is With You

Who’s older, Logan or Jake Paul?


What nationality is PewDiePie?


Food & Drink Trivia Questions for Teens

We all like a little grub now and then! How much do you and your buds know about food and drink trivia?

In the US, what is teens’ number one favorite food?


Hákarl (fermented shark) is the national dish of which country?


True or False: Honey never spoils.


What kind of cookies are Toll House cookies?

Chocolate chip

Chèvre cheese is made from the milk of what animal?


True or False: Birds nest soup doesn’t contain bird nests.


What was America’s first soft drink?

Dr. Pepper

The French dish escargot is what?


What’s the main protein in milk?


True or false: Strawberries aren’t actually berries


Food has 3 macronutrients. What are they?

Carbohydrates, proteins, fats

History Questions

You've probably learned a ton of history in school, so we suspect you know quite a lot. Try your hand at our history questions and answers. 

How old must you be to become president of the US?


What historic document starts with the words, “When in the course of human events”?

The Declaration of Independence

Whose shooting started WWI?

Archduke Franz Ferdinand

What generation is someone born between 1965 & 1980?

Gen X

Legend has it that Mrs. O’Leary’s cow kicked over a lantern and started a great fire in what city?


In what year did the Titanic sink?


Two women were both the wives and mothers of US presidents. Who are they?

Barbara Bush and Abigail Adams

What holiday commemorates the freeing of 250,000 enslaved people in Texas in 1865?


The Bay of Pigs invasion was a failed attempt to overthrow who?

Fidel Castro

What tribe was Pocohantas from?

Powhatan Tribal Nation

Which American president had the shortest term in office, dying after 32 days?

William Henry Harrison

What were shantytowns during the Great Depression called?


Music Trivia Questions for Teens

We love music, and we love asking music trivia questions. Are you a music maestro? Answer these questions to find out.

How many strings does a ukulele have?


Who won the first season of American Idol?

Kelly Clarkson

What is the standard tuning for guitar strings?


What type of instrument is a glockenspiel?


What’s the best-selling album of all time?

"Thriller" by Michael Jackson

What four instruments make up a string quartet?

Two violins, a viola, and a cello

How old were Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, and Jim Morrison when they died?


What musician is the 2019 biopic Rocket Man about?

Elton John

What band was Dave Grohl in before he founded the Foo Fighters?


In the 1990s, what type of popular music came mostly out of the Seattle music scene, spawning bands like Soundgarden and Mud Honey?


How many full octaves are there on a piano?


Geography Questions

What in the world do you know about geography? Our geography trivia questions will test your mettle. 

What four states meet at the Four Corners Monument?

Utah, Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico

What’s the world’s biggest desert?


What river in the US is the longest?

The Missouri River

What national park was created by the Colorado River?

The Grand Canyon

What state has the most national parks?

California (it has nine)

What type of land mass is Greenland?


True or False: You can see the Great Wall of China from space with the naked eye.


What’s the second tallest mountain in the world?


What’s the name of the deepest oceanic trench on Earth?

The Mariana Trench

What country has the world’s largest salt flat?


What country did the US purchase Alaska from?


Science Questions

We think it's only fair to ask you periodically about science (see what we did there?). These science trivia questions will stretch your brain.

Who is the first woman to win and Nobel Prize?

Marie Curie

True or False: If you go into space, you’ll be shorter.

False - you'll be taller. 

What element comes right after Boron on the periodic table?


Helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, and radon are all what?

Noble gasses

True or False: Hot water freezes faster than cold water.


At what temperature does H2O become vapor?

212°F or 100°C

What does COVID-19 stand for?

Coronavirus Disease of 2019

How many elements does the periodic table have?


On what temperature scale does 0°=-243.1°C?


What scientific principle states that objects in motion tend to stay in motion unless acted on by an unbalanced force?

Newton’s First Law of Motion (Law of Inertia)

All things being equal, the simplest explanation tends to be the right one is known as what?

Occam's Razor

What force is the reason planets revolve around the sun?

Gravitational force

Animal Trivia Questions

You never outgrow a love of animals. And our animal trivia will test just how much you know about the animal kingdom.

How many eyes does a honey bee have?


True or False: It takes a sloth four weeks to digest its food.

False - it takes two. 

What type of animal is a mandrill?


What do you call an animal that has a lion father and a tiger mother?


What’s a male swan called?


How many stomachs does a cow have?

Only one — but it has four chambers.

How many eyes do iguanas have?


What’s a female donkey called?

A Jenny

What continent do tigers come from?


How do elephants communicate?

They purr.

General Knowledge Questions

And then there's the rest. These don't really fit into any category, but there are definitely some interesting facts. 

How many yards are in a mile?


Poor agricultural practices, drought, and wind erosion were contributors to this multi-year event that caused people to flee their homes in the US in the 1930s. What was it called?

The Dust Bowl

What company, founded in 1964, was originally called Blue Ribbon Sports?


In baseball, what’s a “can of corn”?

An easy-to-catch fly ball

Related: Check Out More Baseball Trivia

What was the name of the very first successfully cloned animal?

Dolly (she was a sheep)

Where is Area 51?


What city is home to Columbia University?

New York City

Who holds the world’s record for both the 100m and 200m dash in track and field, earning him the title of “fastest man in the world”?

Usain Bolt

What is the largest museum in the world?

The Louvre

How many Delorean cars were ever made?


Who invented the detective genre in literature?

Edgar Allan Poe

What language is the most commonly spoken in the world?


What’s the name of the hacktivist group that formed in 2003 on 4chan?


Which two letters don’t appear on the telephone dial?


What year was the first iPhone sold?


What was the name of the first ever video game, invented in 1958?

Tennis for Two

Teen Trivia for Everyone

How did you do? We bet if you're like us, you did better at some topics than others. But trivia is a fun way to test your knowledge, and it's a great game to play with friends and family.

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90+ Teen Trivia Questions & Answers to Test Your Skills