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# Kids Trivia Questions

Children between the ages of 3 and 12 are learning something new every day, they are always eager to learn about the new things in the world. Giving children general knowledge at this age is an essential step for their brain development and understanding of the world.

The trivia question is a very detailed subject. It covers many topics ranging from the information of daily use to animals, birds, planets, countries, foreign, world, science, and technology. When giving GK information to children, it is very important to keep in mind that the information should be according to the age of the child. Teaching children general knowledge is not so simple, because children will not learn anything that bores them or does not like them. If we do trivia questions and answers instead of teaching theory, they will learn that information very quickly and will ask you new questions.

In this post, we have provided you more than 150+ Trivia questions for Kids related to Science, world history & geography with their answers (GK Questions for Kids with Answers). According to the difficulty of these questions, we have divided them into 3 to 7 years, 8 to 10 years, and 11 to 12 years according to the age of the children. You can interestingly prepare your kid by making cards for these trivia questions or playing like a quiz. These trivia questions for kids will help your child in his academic education as well as increase his common sense, personality, and smartness.

## 50 science trivia questions for kids

1. What is the nearest planet to the sun?

A) Neptune

B) Pluto

C) Jupiter

D) Mercury

2. How many teeth does an adult human have?

A) 30

B) 40

C) 32

D) 43

3  What is the largest planet in the solar system?

A)Neptune

B) Pluto

C) Jupiter

D) Mercury

4. What part of the plant conducts photosynthesis?

A) root

B) stalk

C) stem

D) leaf

5. What’s the boiling point of water?

A) 100 degrees Celcius

B) 200 degrees Celcius

C) 50 degrees Celcius

D) 150 degrees Celcius

6. Who was the scientist to propose the three laws of motion?

A) C.V Raman

B) Isaac Newton

C) Robert crock

D)  none of the above

7. The planet Earth is surrounded by different layers of gas, which when taken together, we call the…?

A) lithosphere

B) Hydrosphere

C) Atmosphere

D) all

8. What organ pumps blood to the rest of the human body?

A) heart

B) lungs

C) kidney

D) all

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

A) 65

B) 35

C) 68

D) 118

10. What do you call animals that only eat plants?

A) carnivores

B) Herbivores

C) both A& B

D) Herbivores

11. What is the rarest blood type?

A) AB negative

B) O negative

C) O positive

D) B positive

12. Where can you find the smallest bone in the human body?

A) inner ear

B) Middle ear

C) thighs

D) none of the above

13. What is the tallest type of grass?

A) Bermuda grass

B) Centipede grass

C) Bamboo

D) none of the above

14. Dolly was the first ever living creature to be cloned. What type of animal was she?

A) bat

B) cat

C) cow

D) Sheep

15. An egg’s shell is what percentage of its total weight?

A) 12%

B) 10%

C) 15%

D) 20%

16. Who is regarded as the man who invented the telephone?

A) Robert Brother

B) Alexander Graham Bell

C) Galileo Galilei

17. What type of animal was Laika?

A) Dog

B) cat

C) cow

D) Sheep

18. How many bones do sharks have in total?

A) One

B) Zero

C) five

D) four

19. What is the hardest known natural material?

A) Gold

B) platinum

C) Diamonds

D) Sliver

20. What is it called when you make light change direction by passing it through a lens?

A) Reflection

B) Refraction

C) diffraction

D) all

21. Which element is liquid at room temperature?

A) Mercury

B) silver

C) Aluminium

D) Gold

22. 100 degree Celsius is equal to _____ Fahrenheit.

A) 100

B) 212

C) 215

D) 200

23. Name an insect that Does Not has red blood?

A) Caterpillar

B) mosquito

C) Cockroach

D) none of the above

24. How many bones are in the axial part of the skeleton?

A) 50 bones

B) 80 bones

C) 45 bones

D) 32 bones

25. Name the person who discovered the Human cell?

A) Robert Hooke

B) Robert crook

C) Albert hall

D) None of the above

26. Which planet is nicknamed the “Red Planet”?

A) Jupiter

B) Pluto

C) Mars

D) all

27. Which part of the human body forms the skeletal system but is not a bone?

A) Rib

B) Teeth

C) ear

D) lung

28. Fe is the symbol of which element?

A) sodium

B) carbon

C) Uranium

D) Iron

29. What is Invented by Dmitri Mendeleev?

A) Raman Effect

B) modern periodic effect

C) Periodic table

D) none of the above

30. What is a female mosquito called and what causes Malaria?

A) Culex

B) Anopheles

C) Both A & B

D) None of the above

31. Which animal can store water in its body?

A) Deer

B) wolf

C) Camel

D) Horse

32. How many poles a magnet has?

A) 1

B) 3

C) 4

D) 2

33. Graphite is made up of which element?

A) sodium

B) Carbon

C) iron

D) aluminum

34. Bananas have which radioactive element?

A)Potassium

B) phosphorus

C) iron

D) fats

35. Which color in VIBGYOR has the highest frequency?

A) Red

B) black

C) Violet

D) yellow

36. What is the atomic number of phosphorus?

A) 3

B) 17

C) 18

D) 15

37. What is the formula for density?

A) Volume by mass

B) Mass by volume

C) volume by volume

D) none of the above

38. What is called the powerhouse of the cell?

A) Nucleus

B) Centromere

C) Mitochondria

D) Centriole

A) Red holes

B) Black holes

C) both A&B

D) none of the above

40. Which chemical is used in nail polish remover?

A) HCL

B) Acetone

C) Na Cl

D) all

41. X- rays were discovered by?

A) Robert hook

B) Francis Jacob

C) Albert flamingo

D) Roentgen

42. The only Indian physicist to win the Nobel Prize in physics for the scattering of light is ___________

A) A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

C) Sir CV Raman

D) Homi Jehangir Bhabha

43. What is the full form of ISRO?

A) Invention space research organization

C) Indian Space Research Organization

D) None of the above

44. What is the speed of light?

A) 3× 107 m/ s

B) 3× 105 m/s

C) 3×10 12 m/s

D) 3×10 8m/s

45. In which part of our body food gets absorbed?

A) Small Intestine

B) Large Intestine

C)  Stomach

D) Liver

46. The complex feeding relationships within a community is called_________

A) Food chain

B) Food web

C) Trophic level

D) All of the above

47. Which one of the following waves is used by the common TV remote control?

B) Lasers

C) Infrared waves

D) Ultrasonic waves

48. Which bacteria are responsible for the formation of curd?

A) Lactic acid bacteria

B) Lactobacillus Acidophilus

C) Lactobacillus aureus

49. In poorly ventilated buildings which one of the following inert gases can be accumulated?

A) Helium

B) Neon

C) Argon

50. What is the average rate of heartbeats (per minute) in an adult?

A) 60

B) 72

C) 84

D) 96

## 50 Trivia Questions On the history

1. In what year did the North American Video Game Crash occur?

A) 1983

B) 1982

C) 1981

D) 1980

2.  In what year did Kentucky become the 15th state to join the union?

A) 1791

B) 1795

C) 1792

D) 1794

3. What year was Barack Obama elected President of the United States?

A) 2008

B) 2009

C) 2000

D) 2005

4. In what year did Texas secede from Mexico?

A) 1837

B) 1834

C) 1836

D) 1830

5. Where was civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. born?

A) Macon, Georgia

B) Columbus, Georgia

C) Augusta, Georgia

D) Atlanta, Georgia

6. What do the stripes on the American flag represent?

A) The 13 original colonies

B) The 12 original colonies

C) The 19 original colonies

D) None of the above

7. Which US president’s face is on the \$1 (USD) bill?

A)Thomas Jefferson

B) George Washington

C) Alexander Hamilton

D) Abraham Lincoln

8. What famous music festival took place in New York from August 15-18, 1969?

A) Electric Zoo NYC

B) Panorama

C) Governors Ball

D) Woodstock

9. How many stripes does the American flag have?

A) fourteen

B) Thirteen

C) fifteen

D) none of the above

10. What was the first city in the US to host the Olympics?

A) Lake Placid, New York

B) Los Angeles, California

C)  St. Louis, Missouri

D) None of the above

11. What was the name of the first capital of the United States?

A) New York City

B) America

C) Switzerland

D) None of the above

12. Who assassinated President Abraham Lincoln?

A) Charles J. Guiteau

B) John Wilkes Booth

C) Leon Czolgosz

D) None of the above

13. Which actor became the governor of California in 2003 after a recall election?

A) Richard Joseph Riordan

B) James Monroe

C) Arnold Schwarzenegger

D) None of the above

14. When did the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor?

A) December 10, 1940

B) December 7, 1940

C) December 1, 1941

D) December 7, 1941

15. Which European country got split in half after WW2?

A) France

B) Germany

C) Switzerland

D) japan

16. When did the Revolutionary War end?

A) September 3, 1783

B) September 3, 1983

C) September 3, 1784

D)September 3, 1683

17. When was the American Civil War?

A) April 12, 1862, to May 10, 1872

B) June 12, 1898, to May 1899

C) April 12, 1861, to May 9, 1865

D) None of the above

18. Which state had the largest number of enslaved people in 1860?

A) New York

B) Virginia

C) Missouri

D) Florida

19. Who was the fourth president of the United States?

A) James Monroe

D) None of the above

20. Who was the first woman to make a million dollars in the United States?

A) Diane Marie Hendricks

B) Alice Louise Walton

C) Francoise Bettencourt Meyers

21. Which country gifted the Statue of Liberty to the USA?

A) Switzerland

B) France

C) japan

D) china

22. What building is on the back of the \$20 bill?

A) white House

B) St. Augustine

C)  U.S. Treasury Building

D) None of the above

23. Which money is used in Germany?

A) Dollar

B) Euro

C) Rupees

D) None of the above

24. What were the names of Columbus' ships?

A) Niña, Pinta and Santa Maria.

B) C.S.S. Hunley

C) Battleship U.S.S. Missouri

D) Battleship U.S.S. Arizona

25. In which town was Jesus born?

A) Egypt

B) Jordan

C) Bethlehem

D) None of the above

26. What year did women receive the right to vote in the United States?

A) 1923

B) 1920

C) 1935

D) 1920

27. Who is the father of history?

A) Xenophon

B) Herodotus

C) Thucydides

D) Eratosthenes

28. How many years did it take to build the Taj Mahal?

A) approximately 10 years.

B) Approximately 22 years.

C) Approximately 30 years.

D) Approximately 20 years.

29. Who was the leader of North Vietnam during the Vietnam War?

A) Ngô Đình Diệm

B) Ho Chi Minh.

C) Richard Nixon

D) all

30. Who was the founder of Buddhism?

A) Prince shudhodhan

B) Prince Rahul

C) Samrath Ashoka

D) Prince Siddhartha Gautama

31. Who won the India-Pakistan war of 1965?

A) Pakistan

B) India

C) Both A & B

D) None of the above

32. Which US president served the shortest term of about two months because of dying from simple colds?

B) James Monroe

D) William Henry Harrison

33. When Pope Gregory IX rose to power, what domestic animals did he order to exterminate across Europe in the belief that they were used in devil’s worship and witchcraft?

A) Sheep

B) Cat

C) ox

D) Hen

34. What famous children’s party game that doesn’t involve balls was an Olympic event from 1900-1920.

A) baseball

B) Tug of War

C) golf

D) None of the above

35. Which actor top-billed the 1960’s television series, Batman?

A) Nelson Riddle

B) William Dozier

D) Neal's hefty

36. Which Century did the French Revolution take place?

A) Eighteenth Century

B) nineteen Century

C) sixteen century

D) fifteen century

37. In USSR, What does the letter “R” stand for?

A) Rebond

B) Reunion

C) Republics

D) Research

38. How many people have already walked on the moon?

A) eleven people

B) twelve people

C) thirteen people

D) sixteen people

39. Rubber was discovered by?

A) William Henry Goodyear

B) Thomas Hancock

C) Charles Mackintosh

D) all

40. What is Neil Armstrong’s Nationality?

A) Russian

B) American

C) Indian

D) Japanese

41. The Nobel Peace Prize was first organized and started by?

A) Elda Nobel

B) Robert Nobel

C) Alfred Nobel

D) Ludvig Nobel

42. The Olympic Games originated from which country?

A) France

B) Tokyo

C) Paris

D) Greece

43. Which Japanese City was the first place to be attacked by an Atomic Bomb?

A) Tokyo

B) Osaka

C) Hiroshima

D) Kobe

44. This ancient king had a round table.

A) King Arthur

C) Gawain

D) None of the above

45. What is the name of the first female Hispanic astronaut?

A) Serena Maria Aunon -Chancellor

B) Ellen Ochoa

C) Katherine Megan McArthur

D) None of the above

46. Who is the first Asian woman to win a Tony award?

A) Audra McDonald

B) Daisy Egan

C) Lea Salonga

D) all

47. What is the name of the first female to break the sound barrier?

B) Harriet Quimby

C) Jacquelyn Cochran

D) Bessie Coleman

48. What was Italy's traditional currency before the euro?

A) Dollar

B) Rupees

C) Lira

D) None of the above

49. In what American metropolis was the Empire State Building completed in 1931?

A) china

B) New York City

C) Paris

D) France

50. On which date was Richard III killed in battle?

A) August 23, 1545

B) August 20, 1400

C) August 22, 1485

D) August 22, 1433

## 50 Trivia Questions On Geography

1. Where would you find the "Spanish Steps"?

A) Greece, Athens

B) Rome, Italy

C) Iran, Tehran

D) None of the above

2. What African country has Portuguese as its official language?

A) French German

B) Arabic

C) Mozambique

D) Spanish

3. What is the capital of the State of Washington, United States?

A) Columbia

B) Austin

C) Salem

D) Olympia

4. Which country has the abbreviation "CH"?

A) Thailand

C) Switzerland

D) None of the above

5. How many time zones does Russia have?

A) 5

B) 10

C) 11

D) 12

6. What is the area of Vatican City?

A)  0.44 km^2

B) 0.45 km^2

C) 0.50 km^2

D) None of the above

7. What is the tallest mountain in Canada?

A) Mount Logan

B) Mount Robson

C)  Mount Columbia

D) All

8. Which country has the largest population in the world?

B) America

C) India

D) China

9. What is the capital of Mexico?

A) Jalisco City

B) Sonora City

C) Mexico City

D) None of the above

10. Where is the Eiffel Tower located?

A) Tokyo, Japan

B) Paris, France

C) New York

D) None of the above

11. What is the capital of Canada?

A) Ottawa

B) Toronto

C) Victoria

D) Sydney

12. What is the name of the smallest country in the world?

A) India

B) china

C) Bhutan

D) The Vatican City

13. How many States does the United States consist of?

A) 50

B) 40

C) 34

D) 56

14. What is the coldest place on Earth

A) Oymyakon

C) Antarctica

D) None of the above

15. How many countries are there in the United Kingdom?

A) 4

B) 3

C) 6

D) 8

16. What is the name of the second tallest mountain in the world?

A) Himalaya

B) K2

C) Both A& B

D) None of the above

17. What season does Australia experience in December?

A) summer

B) winter

C) Rainy season

D) None of the above

18. What country is known to have the best quality tap water

A) America

B) Switzerland

C) Japan

D) France

19. How many stars are on the Australian flag?

A) 8

B) 6

C) 3

D) 9

20. What is the name of the smallest US state?

A) Rhode Island

B) California

C) Texas

D) Washington

21. The body of the Egyptian Sphinx was based on which animal?

A) Tiger

B) Lion

C) wolf

D) Yak

22. What is the only state in the United States that does not have a flag in a shape with 4 edges?

A) California

B) Texas

C) Ohio

D) Washington

23. How many time zones does China have?

A) 2

B) 1

C) 4

D) 7

24.  How many countries does the United States share a land border with?

A)  2

B) 1

C) 3

D) 0

25. Which country was NOT part of the Soviet Union?

A) Romania

B) Armenia

C) Ukrainian

D)  All

26. The Rhine River runs through what country?

A) Tokyo

B) Germany

C) France

D) Dubai

27. Jamaica is closest to which state in the U.S.?

A) Washington

B) California

C) Texas

D) Florida

28. What country is bordered by Somalia, Ethiopia, Tanzania, and Uganda?

A) Uganda

B) Rwanda

C) Kenya

D) None of the above

29. What country is bordered by Pakistan to the south and Iran to the west?

A) America

C) China

D) Afghanistan

30. What worldwide retailer is based in Arkansas?

A) Tyson Food

B) Wal-Mart

C) Arcbest

D) None of the above

31. Perth, Sydney, and Melbourne are large cities in what country?

A) Australia

B) Africa

C) New York

D) France

32. What are the shapes of land and water called?

A) Colour

B) Physical Features

C) Both A & B

D)  None of the above

33. Paris is the capital of which country?

A) Switzerland

B) America

C) France

D) all

34. In which country would you find the Leaning Tower of Pisa?

A) Japan

B) France

C) New York

D) Italy

35. Which is colder The North Pole or the South Pole?

A) The North pole

B) The South pole

C) Both A & B

D) None of the above

36. What is the name of the biggest ocean on Earth?

A) the Arctic Ocean

B) The Pacific Ocean

C) the Atlantic Ocean

D) the Indian Ocean

37. Which is the biggest desert in the world?

A) Gobi Desert

B) the Sahara Desert

C) the Arabian Desert

D) the Thar Desert

38. Which river flows through the rainforest in brazil?

A) Nile

B) Amazon

C) Congo

D) All

39. What is Belgium’s nickname?

A) Ghent

B) Antwerp

C) Cockpit of Europe

D) None of the above

40. Which countries have pyramids older than Egypt?

A) Sudan

B) China

C) Peru

D) None of the above

41. In which American city is the Golden Gate Bridge located?

A) New York

B) Boston

C) Chicago

D) San Francisco

42. Which is the largest lake in the world?

A) the Caspian Sea

B) Lake Huron

C) Lake Victoria

D) Malawi

43. Which is the largest US state in terms of population?

A) California

B)  Florida

C) New York

D) Texas

44. Which country is the Taj Mahal in?

A) America

B) India

C) Saudi Arabia

D) None of the above

45. Which country faces the threat of drowning due to global warming?

A) Island

B) Kiribati

C) the Maldives

D) None of the above

46. What is the only country with a coastline on both the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf?

A) Saudi Arabia

B) Pakistan

C) Bhutan

D) India

47. What is the largest U.S. state?

A) New York

B) Florida

D) Columbia

48. In which South American country would you find the statue, Christ the Redeemer?

A) Brazil

B) Argentina

C) Colombia

D) None of the above

49. Mt. Fuji is the highest point in which Asian country?

A) Switzerland

B) Spain

C) Japan

D) None of the above

50. Denali is the highest mountain in which continent?

A) South America

B) North America

C)  Both A & B

D) None of the above