Trivia For Teens – 229+ Questions On Pop-Culture, Sports, Animal, History

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Looking for a fun way to test your knowledge? You’re in the right place! This article is packed with trivia questions crafted specifically for teens. Here, you’ll find questions spanning various subjects including sports, animals, general knowledge, and pop culture. These questions aim to challenge you, fill gaps in your knowledge, and provide entertainment. Enjoy testing your knowledge and learning new facts!

General Trivia For Teens 

What is the chemical symbol for gold? Au

Who wrote “Romeo and Juliet”? William Shakespeare

What planet is known as the Red Planet? Mars

What is the largest mammal in the world? Blue whale

How many elements are in the periodic table? (As of 2023) 118

What is the capital of Italy? Rome

Who is known as the “Father of Computers”? Charles Babbage

How many states are there in the United States? 50

What is the fastest land animal in the world? Cheetah

What gas do plants absorb from the atmosphere for photosynthesis? Carbon dioxide

In what year did the Titanic sink? 1912

Who painted the Sistine Chapel ceiling? Michelangelo

What is the hardest natural substance on Earth? Diamond

How many hearts does an octopus have? Three

What is the capital of France? Paris

Who is the author of the “Harry Potter” series? J.K. Rowling

What is the smallest planet in our solar system? Mercury

What language has the most speakers worldwide? English (when considering both native and non-native speakers)

How many continents are there? Seven

What is the largest organ in the human body? Skin

Who discovered penicillin? Alexander Fleming

What is the capital of Japan? Tokyo

How many bones are in the human body? 206

What is the currency of Japan? Yen

What ocean is off the California coast? Pacific Ocean

Who is the Greek god of the sea? Poseidon

What is the formula for water? H2O

Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize? Marie Curie

What is the longest river in the USA? Missouri River

What is the name of the largest rainforest in the world? Amazon Rainforest

What is the main ingredient in sushi? Rice

Who was the 16th President of the United States? Abraham Lincoln

What is the tallest building in the world? (As of 2023) Burj Khalifa

What does DNA stand for? Deoxyribonucleic acid

Who wrote “The Great Gatsby”? F. Scott Fitzgerald

What is the capital of Egypt? Cairo

What planet is closest to the sun? Mercury

What musical instrument has keys, pedals, and strings? Piano

Who is the main character in the video game “The Legend of Zelda”? Link

How many degrees are found in a circle? 360

What is the capital of Canada? Ottawa

Who was the first man in space? Yuri Gagarin

What is the largest desert in the world? Sahara

How many Great Lakes are there in North America? Five

What is the name of the galaxy we live in? Milky Way

Who wrote the U.S. Declaration of Independence? Thomas Jefferson

What animal is known as the King of the Jungle? Lion

What is the pH of water? Approximately 7 (neutral)

How many Harry Potter books are there? Seven

Who is the current monarch of the United Kingdom? (As of 2023) Charles III

Pop Culture Trivia For Teens

What social media platform did the dance craze “Renegade” become popular on? TikTok

Who sings the hit song “drivers license” that became a sensation in 2021? Olivia Rodrigo

Which superhero movie in 2018 featured the fictional African country of Wakanda? “Black Panther”

Name the app that skyrocketed to fame for its short, viral videos, especially among Gen Z. TikTok

In “Stranger Things,” what name is given to the alternate dimension? The Upside Down

Who is the famous YouTube star known for his Minecraft Let’s Play videos and part of the Dream SMP? Dream

What is the title of the 2020 Netflix docuseries about Joe Exotic? “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness”

Who are the creators of the animated show “Rick and Morty”? Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon

In “Euphoria,” who plays the character Rue Bennett? Zendaya

Which movie, featuring a team-up of female superheroes, was released in 2020? “Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)”

What is the name of Billie Eilish’s debut studio album? “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?”

Who won the first season of “American Idol”? Kelly Clarkson

Name the first woman of color to win an Academy Award for Best Director. Chloé Zhao

What is the theme of Ariana Grande’s music video for “Thank U, Next”? It pays homage to female-led movies from the early 2000s

Who performs the theme song for the James Bond film “No Time to Die”? Billie Eilish

What is the name of the fictional wizarding school in the “Harry Potter” series? Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

Which artist painted the “Hope” poster for Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign? Shepard Fairey

Name the platform that has become synonymous with video game streaming. Twitch

Who played the role of Michael Scott in “The Office”? Steve Carell

What is the name of the kingdom in the animated movie “Frozen”? Arendelle

Who is known for their role as Captain Jack Sparrow in “Pirates of the Caribbean”? Johnny Depp

Which band released the album “Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino” in 2018? Arctic Monkeys

In what city does the TV show “Breaking Bad” take place? Albuquerque, New Mexico

Who won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year in 2021? Taylor Swift, for “Folklore”

What viral TikTok trend involves throwing a piece of cheese on someone’s face? The “Cheese Challenge”

Name the fictional continent where most of the action in “Game of Thrones” takes place. Westeros

What is the name of the character played by Zendaya in the “Spider-Man” films? MJ (Michelle Jones)

Which social media platform was the original home of the “Vine stars”? Vine

Name the artist behind the hit 2019 single “Bad Guy.” Billie Eilish

In which movie does Leonardo DiCaprio’s character famously say, “I’m the king of the world!”? “Titanic”

What is the title of the fourth book in the “Harry Potter” series? “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”

Who directed the epic science fiction film “Interstellar”? Christopher Nolan

Name the lead character in the video game series “Tomb Raider.” Lara Croft

What is the title of Taylor Swift’s 2020 surprise album? “Folklore”

Who stars as Eleven in the Netflix series “Stranger Things”? Millie Bobby Brown

Which video game involves catching creatures known as Pokémon? Pokémon

What is the name of the high school in “High School Musical”? East High School

In “Game of Thrones,” what are the names of Daenerys Targaryen’s three dragons? Drogon, Rhaegal, and Viserion

Which movie won the Oscar for Best Picture in 2019? “Parasite”

What is the name of Beyoncé’s visual album that premiered on Disney+ in 2020? “Black Is King”

Name the British TV show that features a time traveler known as the Doctor. “Doctor Who”

Who is the artist behind the hit song “Old Town Road”? Lil Nas X

In what year did “One Direction” announce their hiatus? 2015

What was the first original series released on Netflix? “House of Cards”

Animal Trivia For Teens

What is the only mammal capable of true flight? Bat

Which animal is known to have the longest lifespan? Greenland shark

What is the largest land animal? African elephant

Which bird is known for its colorful plumage and ability to mimic human speech? Parrot

What animal is known as the ship of the desert? Camel

How many legs does a spider have? Eight

What is the fastest fish in the ocean? Sailfish

Which animal has a unique fingerprint similar to humans? Koala

What type of animal is a Flemish Giant? Rabbit

Which marine mammal is known for its intelligence and use of echolocation? Dolphin

What is the name of the largest species of tiger? Siberian tiger

Which animal can change its color for camouflage and communication? Chameleon

What bird is known for being able to fly backwards? Hummingbird

What is the only continent where you can find giraffes in the wild? Africa

Which animal is known for its impressive memory? Elephant

What is the largest reptile in the world? Saltwater crocodile

What insect has a life cycle that includes a caterpillar stage? Butterfly

Which mammal is known to sleep standing up? Horse

What is the name of the process by which snakes shed their skin? Ecdysis or molting

Which animal is the national symbol of the United States? Bald eagle

What sea creature can have an eye size larger than a basketball? Giant squid

Which animal is known for building dams and lodges? Beaver

What is the fastest land animal in the world? Cheetah

Which fish is known to survive out of water for several days? Mudskipper

What is the largest breed of dog, known for its great size and gentle demeanor? Great Dane

Which bird is the national symbol of New Zealand? Kiwi

What kind of animal is a Komodo dragon? Lizard

What is the largest species of bear? Polar bear

Which animal is known for its long neck and spots? Giraffe

What animal is capable of sleeping for up to 22 hours a day? Koala

Which mammal is known to have the highest blood pressure? Giraffe

What bird can mimic almost any sound it hears, including chainsaws and car alarms? Lyrebird

What animal is known as the unicorn of the sea? Narwhal

Which animal has the longest gestation period? Elephant

What land animal can open its mouth the widest? Hippopotamus

Which fish can puff itself up to defend against predators? Pufferfish

What is the name of the largest rodent found in South America? Capybara

Which bird is capable of hovering in place while feeding on nectar? Hummingbird

What is the only continent on Earth where lemurs are found in the wild? Madagascar

Which animal has a heart rate that can drop to as low as one beat per minute during hibernation? Ground squirrel

What species of fish is known for its ability to climb trees? Mangrove killifish

Which bird is known for its elaborate courtship dances? Peacock

What animal is known to spend 90% of its life sleeping upside down? Sloth

Sports Trivia For Teens

What is the highest score possible in a single frame of ten-pin bowling? 30 points.

Who is known as the “King of Clay” in the tennis world? Rafael Nadal.

In basketball, what is it called when a player scores three baskets in a row from beyond the three-point line? Three consecutive three-pointers or a “three-peat” of three-pointers.

What sport is known as “the beautiful game”? Soccer (Football).

How many players are on the field for one team in American football? 11.

Who holds the record for the most Olympic gold medals in history? Michael Phelps.

In which sport might you perform a “slam dunk”? Basketball.

What is the term for a zero score in tennis? Love.

Who is the youngest female gymnast to win a gold medal at the Olympics? Nadia Comăneci (at age 14 in 1976).

Which country invented the sport of cricket? England.

In golf, what is the term for a score of one under par on a hole? Birdie.

What is the only team sport played on horseback in the Olympics? Polo.

Who won the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2019? The United States.

What do the five rings on the Olympic flag represent? The five inhabited continents (Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Oceania).

In which sport would you perform a Fosbury Flop? High jump.

Who was the first basketball player to score 100 points in a single NBA game? Wilt Chamberlain.

What is the maximum time limit for a round in professional boxing? 3 minutes.

In what sport is the Stanley Cup awarded? Ice hockey.

What is the name of the international governing body for soccer? FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association).

How many periods are there in a standard hockey game? Three.

Who is considered the greatest male swimmer of all time? Michael Phelps.

In which country was basketball invented? The United States.

What is the term for when a bowler makes three strikes in a row in bowling? Turkey.

What is the name of the prestigious tennis tournament held in London? Wimbledon.

Which country is known as the birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games? Greece.

Who is the only athlete to play in both a Super Bowl and a World Series? Deion Sanders.

What is the term used in soccer for a penalty caused by a foul in the penalty area? Penalty kick.

How many holes are there in a standard round of golf? 18.

In which athletic event do participants pass a baton to each other? Relay race.

What is the name of the trophy awarded to the winner of the NFL’s Super Bowl? The Vince Lombardi Trophy.

Which country won the first ever FIFA World Cup in 1930? Uruguay.

In baseball, what is it called when a batter hits the ball out of the park? Home run.

What is the name given to the series of races in Formula One? The Formula One World Championship.

Who is known as “The Great One” in ice hockey? Wayne Gretzky.

In which sport do players take turns hitting a shuttlecock with rackets? Badminton.

What is the diameter of a basketball hoop in inches? 18 inches.

How many players are on a volleyball team on the court at the same time? 6.

What do you call it in tennis when both players have 40 points? Deuce.

Which country is traditionally the first to enter the stadium during the Olympic opening ceremony? Greece.

What color are the goalposts in American football? Yellow.

In soccer, what is the term used when a player scores three goals in a single game? Hat trick.

What sport is played with stones and brooms on ice? Curling.

Who is often called the “Father of Modern Olympics”? Pierre de Coubertin.

What is the term for a score of two under par on a golf hole? Eagle.

In what year were women first allowed to compete in the modern Olympic Games? 1900.

What is the only sport to be played on the moon? Golf.

Which boxer was known as “The Greatest”? Muhammad Ali.

What is the record number of Super Bowl wins by a single team? 6, shared by the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New England Patriots.

In which country was the martial art of judo developed? Japan.

What is the term used in cricket for a bowler delivering three consecutive wickets? Hat-trick.

In rugby, what is the name of the position who wears the number 10 jersey? Fly-half.

Which sport uses a net, a racket, and a shuttlecock? Badminton.

What is the maximum weight for a boxing glove in professional boxing? 10 ounces.

In which sport might you hear the term “scrum”? Rugby.

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