Fun Trivia Questions for Teens (With Answers)

💡 The Best List of Trivia Questions for Teens.

Last update: 2021-06-14

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The best list of trivia questions for teens.

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These trivia questions for teens are perfect to play with the entire family. These fun trivia questions have gotten created for the age groups of 12 through 18. They consist of general knowledge, history, and pop culture.

Have fun playing this trivia quiz with your friends or family!

How to Play Trivia Games

To play, one player should ask the trivia questions included below. Pick anywhere from 20 to 50 questions. One person will read the trivia question. This player is called the game master or game head. The other players should guess the answer to the question on a piece of paper. Once all players have submitted their answers, the game head should read the answer out loud.

Any player who guessed correctly should mark a point toward themselves. After all the questions have gotten read by the game head, the game is finished. The player with the most points at the end is the winner.

An alternative way to play this trivia game is to do it over a group chat. You can text the trivia questions to the group. Wait for the players to respond. And then reveal the answer. In this format, there is no "winner" to the game.

Fun Trivia Questions for Teens

Trivia questions are so much fun! Here are the best trivia questions to ask teenagers! Spend time together playing this game!

History Trivia Questions for Teens

Trivia Question: What year was the declaration of independence signed?

Answer: 1776.

Trivia Question: What was the first United States state?

Answer: Delaware.

Trivia Question: Paul Revere once said this famous statement while riding his horse through a town.

Answer: "The red coats are coming!"

Trivia Question: Who was the first basketball star to appear on a box of cereal?

Answer: Michael Jordan.

Trivia Question: What are two ivy league colleges that are closest to each other in terms of distance?

Answer: MIT and Harvard.

Trivia Question: What is one of the most popular plays written?

Answer: Hamlet by William Shakespeare.

Trivia Question: Where is the world's oldest republic?

Answer: San Marino.

Trivia Question: What year did World War I begin?

Answer: 1914.

Trivia Question: Staring at this Greek mythology character would turn people into stone. What is her name?

Answer: Medusa.

Trivia Question: What was the first early outdoor hockey puck made out of?

Answer: Early outdoor hockey games made pucks out of frozen cow dung.

Trivia Question: Someone who studies weather is called a what?

Answer: Meteorologist.

Trivia Question: How many feathers are there in a shuttlecock?

Answer: 16.

Trivia Question: What national holiday is celebrated in all countries?

Answer: New Year.

Trivia Question: Which countries share the longest border in the world?

Answer: Canada and America.

Trivia Question: Where is the ancient city of gold located?

Answer: Colombia.

Trivia Question: What year were the first modern Olympics held?

Answer: 1896.

Trivia Question: Where does a cicada live?

Answer: Cicada live underground.

Pop Culture Trivia Questions for Teens

Trivia Question: What is Lady Gaga's birth name (actual name)?

Answer: Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta.

Trivia Question: Who is the music artist who has the pop hit "Peaches?"

Answer: Justin Bieber.

Trivia Question: When is Bob Marley's birthday?

Answer: February 6th, 1945.

Trivia Question: Hailey Bieber is the daughter of what famous actor?

Answer: Stephen Baldwin.

Trivia Question: Miley Cyrus is the daughter of what famous singer?

Answer: Billy Ray Cyrus.

Trivia Question: Lizzie McGuire was played by which actress as a little girl?

Answer: Hillary Duff.

Trivia Question: What was the first hair dye made out of?

Answer: Bird poop.

Trivia Question: Treasure Island is the name of what famous piece of media?

Answer: A book. Originally called The Sea Cook.

Trivia Question: How many Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were there?

Answer: 4.

Trivia Question: What was the first chain of Mexican food restaurants in the United States?

Answer: Taco Bell.

Trivia Question: Which Disney movie depicts a little girl having five distinct emotions?

Answer: Snow White.

Trivia Question: How many dwarfs are there in "Snow White?"

Answer: 7 dwarfs.

Trivia Question: How tall is the average person in the United States?

Answer: 5' 9".

Trivia Question: Which country produces the most amount of avocados?

Answer: Mexico.

Trivia Question: Which rock band was the first to receive a "platinum" album?

Answer: The Eagles.

Trivia Question: What was the highest-grossing movie of all time?

Answer: Avatar.

Trivia Question: What creepy TV show took over Netflix in popularity between 2012 and 2016?

Answer: Stranger Things.

Trivia Question: How many seasons of "American Idol" have there been?

Answer: 19.

General Knowledge Trivia Questions for Teens

Trivia Question: What's the world's tallest building?

Answer: Burj Khalifa.

Trivia Question: How many eyes does a spider have?

Answer: 8 eyes.

Trivia Question: How many noses does a slug have?

Answer: 4.

Trivia Question: Who invented the basketball hoop?

Answer: James Naismith.

Trivia Question: How many Harry Potter movies are there?

Answer: 7.

Trivia Question: How many nights are celebrated in Hanukkah?

Answer: 8.

Trivia Question: What was the original name for New York City?

Answer: New Netherland.

Trivia Question: Which ice hockey team won the Olympics in 1980?

Answer: USA Hockey.

Trivia Question: Who holds the world record for most hotdogs ate?

Answer: Joey Chestnut for eating 73 hot dogs.

Trivia Question: Star Wars was created by which director and writer?

Answer: George Lucas.

Trivia Question: What is the fastest animal on the planet?

Answer: A cheetah.

Trivia Question: What is the fastest aquatic animal on the planet?

Answer: A sailfish.

Trivia Question: Which Greek god carried a Poseidon?

Answer: Zeus.

Trivia Question: How long is a Giraffe's tongue?

Answer: 20 inches.

Trivia Question: Which southern state invented fried chicken?

Answer: Trick question, it was invented by the Scottish.

Trivia Question: How many stars are there in our solar system?

Answer: Only one, the sun!

Trivia Question: What is the name of our solar system?

Answer: Milky Way.

Trivia Question: Where is "Liberty City?"

Answer: In Miami, Florida.

Trivia Question: How tall is the Eiffel Tower?

Answer: 984 feet.

Trivia Question: What is the name of Long John Silver's parrot in "Treasure Island?"

Answer: Captain Flint.

Trivia Question: What contains more sugar, blueberries, or lemons?

Answer: Lemons.

Sports/Media Trivia Questions for Teens

Trivia Question: Bruce Jenner is best known for winning what?

Answer: The 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal.

Trivia Question: What did the Ancient Romans use to dye their hair before a competition?

Answer: Bird poop. (Fun fact: A very popular hair color was blonde!)

Trivia Question: Who is the first film star to appear on a postage stamp?

Answer: Grace Kelly.

Trivia Question: Name the only wild card entrant who has won Wimbledon?

Answer: Goran Ivanisevic.

Trivia Question: What is Mia's full name in Anne Hathaway's movie "The Princess Diaries?"

Answer: Amelia Mignonette.

Trivia Question: Who plays the lead character as one of the mean girls in the movie "Mean Girls?"

Answer: Rachel McAdams.

Trivia Question: Who is the king of pop music?

Answer: Michael Jackson.

Trivia Question: In the Twilight series book “New Moon,” what is the last name of the family?

Answer: The Cullens.

Trivia Question: How much is the maximum time allowed to find a lost ball while playing Golf?

Answer: 5 minutes.

Trivia Question: Which sports team won 6 NBA championships in the 1990s?

Answer: The Chicago Bulls.

Trivia Question: In Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, "Felix Felicis" is what?

Answer: Liquid Luck.

Trivia Question: What video game series has a place called "Vice City?"

Answer: Grand Theft Auto.

Trivia Question: What is the hit song by Ed Sheeran?

Answer: Shape of You.

Geography Trivia Questions for Teens

Trivia Question: Name the first country to use postcards.

Answer: Australia.

Trivia Question: Which European country is divided into departments?

Answer: France.

Trivia Question: Which is the largest landlocked country in the world?

Answer: Kazakhstan.

Trivia Question: What is a person who studies weather called?

Answer: A meteorologist.

Trivia Question: From 1933 to 1945, which country maintained an official state of emergency? 

Answer: Germany.

Trivia Question: What is the shallowest ocean in the world?

Answer: The Arctic Ocean.

Trivia Question: When did the Eiffel Tower open to the public?

Answer: 1889.

Trivia Question: What country has the most population in the world?

Answer: China.

Trivia Question: What is the latest country to be founded?

Answer: South Sudan.

Trivia Question: What language do people speak in the Philippines?

Answer: Tagalog.

Trivia Question: What is the last name of the king and queen in England?

Answer: Windsor.

Trivia Question: What years were the renaissance years?

Answer: 14th century to the 17th century.

Trivia Question: About how many miles wide is Russia?

Answer: 392 miles.

Trivia Question: Where do penguins live?

Answer: Antarctica.

Trivia Question: What is the capital of Nigeria?

Answer: Abuja.

Trivia Question: Approximately how many miles is the circumference of the Earth?

Answer: 24,901 miles.

Trivia Question: What is the farthest planet from Earth?

Answer: Saturn.

Trivia Question: Approximately how old is the Earth?

Answer: 4.54 billion years old.

Trivia Question: What is the last name of the king and queen in England?

Answer: Windsor.

Trivia Question: What years were the renaissance years?

Answer: 14th century to the 17th century.

Trivia Question: About how many miles wide is Russia?

Answer: 392 miles.

Trivia Question: Where do penguins live?

Answer: Antarctica.

Trivia Question: What is the capital of Nigeria?

Answer: Abuja.

Trivia Question: Approximately how many miles is the circumference of the Earth?

Answer: 24,901 miles.

Trivia Question: What is the farthest planet from Earth?

Answer: Saturn.

Trivia Question: Approximately how old is the Earth?

Answer: 4.54 billion years old.

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