These trivia questions for teens might teach your older kids a thing or two
It’s not always easy to impress a teen or to tell them something they don’t “already know.” But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try. From who is the half-blooded prince to who is the oldest gamer on YouTube, we’ve rounded up some of the most intriguing trivia questions for teens (and tweens) that are guaranteed conversation starters.
Q: Who holds the world record for most hotdogs eaten?
A: Joey Chestnut with a whopping 73 hot dogs.
Q: Who has the most followers on Instagram?
A: Instagram! The platform's own channel is the most followed. Second place goes to footballer Cristiano Ronaldo.
Q: What national holiday is celebrated in all countries?
A: New Year’s.
Q: What is ‘Baby Yoda’s’ real name?
Q: When was the iPad first released?
Q: What is the largest ocean in the world?
A: The Pacific Ocean.
Q: Which artist made history as the youngest winner of the Grammys‘ four main categories in 2020?
A: Billie Eilish.
Q: Who was the first basketball star to appear on a box of cereal?
A: Michael Jordan.
Q: Which actor voiced both Darth Vader and The Lion King‘s Mufasa?
A: James Earl Jones.
Q: What flower plant does vanilla flavor come from?
A: An orchid.
Q: What is the first monster Percy Jackson defeats in The Lightning Thief?
A: The Minotaur
Q: What holiday celebrates the end of slavery in the United States?
A: Juneteenth, on June 19
Q: What tree is the largest and tallest in the world?
A: The California Redwood.
Q: Stan Lee made his last cameo in which Marvel movie?
A: Avengers: Endgame.
Q: How many stars are there in our solar system?
A: One, the sun!
Q: What is Rhianna’s real name?
A: Robyn Fenty.
Q: Who is the Half-Blood Prince in the Harry Potter series?
A: Severus Snape.
Q: Which company owns Lamborghini, Ducati, Porsche, Audi and Bugatti?
Q: What is the largest mammal in the world?
A: The Blue Whale.
Q: What show has an ice cream shop called Scoops Ahoy?
A: Stranger Things.
Q: What is the strongest muscle in the human body?
A: The masseter or jaw muscle.
Q: Who was able to pick up Thor’s hammer in Endgame?
A: Captain America.
Q: What is the smallest country in the world?
A: Vatican City.
Related: The Ultimate List of Trivia for Kids
Q: What is the diameter of a basketball hoop?
A: 18 inches and regulation hoops are 10 feet high.
Q: What is Mickey Mouse's original name?
A: Mortimer Mouse.
Q: What is the most spoken language in the world?
Q: What kind of animal is Squidward from Spongebob Squarepants?
A: Despite his name, he’s actually an octopus.
Q: What famous artist was suspected of stealing the Mona Lisa?
A: Pablo Picasso.
Q: What country was checkers invented in?
Q: What is the number one most streamed song on Spotify?
A: “Blinding Lights” by The Weeknd.
Q: What percentage of people have black or brown hair?
A: About 80%, only 2% have red hair.
Q: How many toes does a cat have?
A: 18, 10 on its front paws and 8 on its back.
Q: Who is the oldest gaming YouTuber?
A: Hamako Mori, better known as Gamer Grandma was born in 1930.
Q: Which Star Wars movie contains the line, “Luke, I am your father.”
A: None, the often misquoted line is actually, “No, I am your father.”
Q: What is the busiest airport in the world?
A: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (over 100 million passengers annually!).
Q: What is superman’s real name?
Q: What is ailurophobia?
A: The fear of cats
Q: What is the most common M&M color?
Q: What galaxy is the planet Earth in?
A: The Milky Way