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75 Trivia Questions For Teens That They’ll Actually Find Entertaining

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While your teenagers are at home, put their minds to the test with some knowledge questions that'll keep their brains sharp. Trivia questions for teens are a great bonding tool for the whole family, not to mention a smart way to keep them engaged with pop culture, world history, current events, and more. You could start a tradition of throwing out a few trivia questions at breakfast or dinner each day to build their knowledge base, and even up the ante during the summer months so that their brains don't turn to mush while they're running around outside and not in school. Just a thought!

Trivia questions for teens can run the gamut and be related to just about any topic that tickles your fancy and suits your kid's age bracket. If you want to use this exercise to help sharpen your kids’ thinking skills, pairing actual knowledge questions with fun pop culture ones can keep enough of a balance to keep your teen engaged enough to play along.

To get you started on this new quest with your family, try these trivia questions about a little bit of everything. Then, pop over to these riddles for teens that'll really get their brain juices flowing.

General Trivia Questions For Teens

What was the first state in the United States?


In a basketball game, how many players from each team are on the court at the same time?


What iconic company did Steve Jobs start?


What is the largest country in the world?


What is the largest mammal?

Blue whale

What is the largest organ in the body?


In what year was Joe Biden elected president?


In what city can you find the Eiffel Tower?


What are the five Great Lakes?

Erie, Huron, Ontario, Superior, Michigan

Which fast-food chain is known for its golden arches?


How many nights of Hanukkah are there?


What galaxy do we live in?

Milky Way

What is the world's largest ocean?

Pacific Ocean

What is the national bird of the United States?

Bald eagle

Who founded Amazon?

Jeff Bezos

Where was the game of checkers invented?


How many wives did King Henry VIII have?


Where did the Olympics start?


In what country will you find the world's tallest building?

United Arab Emirates

How many stars are in our solar system?

Just one — the sun!

What was the first hair dye made out of?

Bird poop

What is the average height in the U.S.?

5 feet 4 inches for women, and 5 feet 9 inches for men

How long is a giraffe's tongue?

21 inches long


What country has the world's largest population?

China, at 1.45 billion

Approximately how many miles is the earth's circumference?

24,901 miles

How many bones do sharks have?


When in groups, this jungle animal is referred to as an ambush. What kind of animal is this?


Charlie Chaplin insured which part of his body?

His feet

Name the potion that grants good luck in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

Felix Felicis

How many keys are on a standard piano?

88 keys

How many minutes are in one week?


Which direction makes jet lag worse?

Traveling east

How tall is the Eiffel Tower?

1063 feet (324 meters)

How many time zones are there in the world?


What was the first country to give women the right to vote?

New Zealand

What is cynophobia?

A fear of dogs

What animal can be seen on the Porsche logo?


Who was the first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic?

Amelia Earhart

What is the rarest M&M color?


What was the first soft drink in space?


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Pop Culture Trivia Questions For Teens

What is Baby Yoda's real name?


What are the names of Harry Potter's best friends?

Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger

Who is Justin Bieber married to?

Hailey Bieber

What boy band is Harry Styles formerly a member of?

One Direction

Who is the most streamed artist on Spotify?

Ed Sheeran

Whose real name is Colson Baker?

Machine Gun Kelly

How many Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are there?


Whose real name is Steve Rogers?

Captain America

Who plays Spider-Man in the Amazing Spider-Man movies?

Andrew Garfield

What Netflix show takes place in Hawkins, Indiana?

Stranger Things

Who was the first winner of American Idol?

Kelly Clarkson

What Is Billie Eilish's full name?

Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell

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What Is Kylie Jenner's daughter's name?


In what state is the Coachella Music Festival held?


Who is Stefani Germanotta?

Lady Gaga

What is Thor's hammer called?


Who is the most followed person on TikTok?

Charli D'Amelio

What day is Star Wars Day?

May 4

Who created the viral “Renegade” dance on TikTok?

Jalaiah Harmon

How many Harry Potter books and movies are there?

7 books, 8 movies

Who named their son X Æ A-12?

Elon Musk and Grimes

Who is Jennifer Lopez married to?

Ben Affleck

Who has the most Instagram followers after Instagram?

Cristiano Ronaldo

What does the Fenty in Fenty Beauty mean?

Rihanna's real name, Robyn Rihanna Fenty

Who is Justin Bieber’s famous father-in-law?

Stephen Baldwin

Who sings the song “Say So” behind the trendy TikTok dance?

Doja Cat

What kind of animal is Spongebob Squarepants' Squidward?

An octopus ("Octoward" allegedly sounded too weird!)

Who played Lizzie McGuire when she was younger?

Hilary Duff

What was the highest-grossing movie of all time?


What was Lady Gaga’s iconic outfit at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards?

A meat dress

What are the names of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s kids?

North, Saint, Chicago, and Psalm

How many times did Ross get divorced on Friends?


What does the acronym “smh” stand for?

Shaking my head

What are the names of the Sanderson sisters from Hocus Pocus?

Winifred, Mary, Sarah

Who is the goddaughter of Dolly Parton?

Miley Cyrus

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