Funny trivia Questions

Planning for something entertaining to do at your next gathering or family occasion? Why not attempt fun trivia questions? It is interesting, exciting and everybody can get involved. Age, sex and the number of participants does not make a difference. Trivia is for everybody and it can be played at any place.

Trivia questions, in spite of the tag of triviality, can be fascinating, particularly the ones which give out bizarre and uncanny facts.

For example, if you like to play cards, then did you ever notice anything unusual in the kings? Think carefully, there’s only one king without a mustache- that’s the king of hearts, the king of diamonds has an axe instead of a sword, one of the kings is looking towards right-that’s the king of spades – all of these small observations are trivial yet interesting, don’t you agree?

Also read Funny Exam Answers. The fun trivia questions you will find below will get you laughing for sure, as well.

Fun Trivia Ice-Breakers Questions

#1. Name the largest freshwater lake in the world?
Answer: Lake Superior.

#2. Who was the legendary Benedictine monk who invented champagne?
Answer: Dom Perignon.

#3. Name the seventh planet from the sun.
Answer: Uranus.

#4. What is another word for lexicon?
Answer: Dictionary.

#5. Who invented the rabies vaccination?
Answer: Louis Pasteur.

Fun Trivia Films Questions

#6. Name the actor who starred in 142 films including The Quiet Man, The Shootist, The Searchers and Stagecoach.
Answer: John Wayne.

#7. Who played Neo in The Matrix?
Answer: Keanu Reeves.

#8. Which actress has won the most Oscars?
Answer: Katherine Hepburn, with 4 Oscars and 12 nominations.

#9. Name the director of the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
Answer: Peter Jackson.

#10. Bray Studios, near Windsor in Berkshire, was home to which famous brand of horror films?
Answer: Hammer Horror.

#11. Name the film noir actress who starred in I Married a Witch, The Glass Key, So Proudly We Hail! and Sullivan’s Travels.
Answer: Veronica Lake.

#12. In which film did Humphrey Bogart say, “We’ll always have Paris?”
Answer: Casablanca.

Fun Trivia Countries Questions

#13. Which is the only American state to begin with the letter ‘p’?
Answer: Pennsylvania.

#14. Name the world’s largest ocean.
Answer: Pacific.

#15. Which four British cities have underground rail systems?
Answer: Liverpool, Glasgow, Newcastle and London.

#16. What is the diameter of Earth?
Answer: 8,000 miles.

#17. Name the world’s biggest island.
Answer: Greenland.

#18. What is the world’s longest river?
Answer: Amazon.

#19. Which country is Prague in?
Answer: Czech Republic.

#20. What is the capital city of Spain?
Answer: Madrid.

Fun Trivia Food and Drink Questions

#21. What flavour is Cointreau?
Answer: Orange.

#22. If you had Lafite-Rothschild on your dinner table, what would it be?
Answer: Wine.

#23. What is allspice alternatively known as?
Answer: Pimento.

#24. What is sushi traditionally wrapped in?
Answer: Edible seaweed.

What colour is Absynthe?
Answer: Green.

#25. May Queen, Wisley Crab, Foxwhelps and Lane’s Prince Albert are all species of what?
Answer: Apples.

Fun Trivia Arts Questions

#26. What is the painting ‘La Gioconda’ more usually known as?
Answer: The Mona Lisa.

#27. Name the three primary colours.
Answer: Red, yellow and blue.

#28. If you were painting with tempera, what would you be using to bind together colour pigments?
Answer: Egg yolk.

#29. In needlework, what does UFO refer to?
Answer: An unfinished object.

#30. What is John Leach famous for making?
Answer: Pottery.

#31. How many valves does a trumpet have?
Answer: 3.

#32. Name the famous ballet Russian dancer who changed the face of modern ballet.
Answer: Rudolf Nureyev.

#33. What does the term ‘piano’ mean?
Answer: To be played softly.

Fun Trivia Gardening Questions

#34. By what name is Lancelot Brown more usually known?
Answer: Capability Brown.

#35. By which Latin name was Rosa Gallica previously known?
Answer: Rosa Mundi.

#36. What colour is a Himalayan poppy?
Answer: Blue.

#37. Name the world famous gardens situated ten miles outside of London, close to the River Thames.
Answer: Kew Gardens.

#38. Which garden is considered to be among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?
Answer: The Hanging Gardens of Babylon.

#39. Give the alternative name for a Mountain Ash tree.
Answer: Rowan.

#40. What colour is a Welsh poppy?
Answer: Yellow.

#41. Which kinds of bulbs were once exchanged as a form of currency?
Answer: Tulips.

Fun Trivia TV Questions

#42. Name the BBC series about a shipping line set in Liverpool during the late 1800s.
Answer: The Onedin Line.

#43. In the TV series Dad’s Army, what was Captain Mainwaring’s first name?
Answer: George.

#44. In “Thunderbirds”, what was Lady Penelope’s chauffeur called?
Answer: Parker.

#45. On “Blue Peter”, what was John Noakes’s dog called?
Answer: Shep.

#46. Alastair Burnett, Sandy Gall, Reginald Bosanquet, Alastair Stewart, Carol Barnes and Trevor McDonald were all regular presenters of which TV programme?
Answer:  ITV News at Ten.

#47. Which BBC music programme was broadcast weekly between 1964 and 2006?
Answer: Top of the Pops.

Fun Trivia Sports Questions

#48. What colour jersey is worn by the winners of each stage of the Tour De France?
Answer: Yellow.

#49. Name the only heavyweight boxing champion to finish his career of 49 fights without ever having been defeated? Answer: Rocky Marciano.

#50. Which sport does Constantino Rocca play?
Answer: Golf.

#51. Name the country where you would find the Cresta Run.
Answer: Switzerland.

#52. How many times was the Men’s Tennis Singles at Wimbledon won by Bjorn Borg?
Answer: 5.

#53. In 2011, which country hosted a Formula 1 race for the first time?
Answer: India.

#54. Name the game played on a lawn called a ‘crown green’.
Answer: Bowls.

#55. Which chess piece can only move diagonally?
Answer: A bishop.

#56. Name the only footballer to have played for Liverpool, Everton, Manchester City and Manchester United.
Answer: Peter Beardsley.

#57. In football, who was nicknamed ‘The Divine Ponytail’?
Answer: Roberto Baggio.

Fun Trivia Books Questions

#58. What is the oldest surviving printed book in the world?
Answer: The Diamond Sutra, dated at 868 AD.

#59. Who wrote the novel Death in Venice, which was later made into a film of the same name?
Answer: Thomas Mann.

#60. Who wrote the contemporary children’s books about mermaids set on the coast of Cornwall?
Answer: Helen Dunmore.

#61. Which Shakespeare play features Shylock?
Answer: The Merchant of Venice.

#62. How tall would a double elephant folio book be?
Answer: 50 inches.

#63. In publishing, what does POD mean?
Answer: Print on demand.

#64. Name the author of On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, Dr No and Thunderball, among others.
Answer: Ian Fleming.

Fun Trivia History Questions

#65. When was William Shakespeare born?
Answer:  23rd April 1564.

#66. On what date did the Battle of Culloden take place?
Answer: 16th April 1746.

#67. When did Margaret Thatcher become Prime Minister?
Answer: 1979.

#68. When did the Cold War end?
Answer: 1989.

#69. Who was the architect who designed the Millennium Dome?
Answer: Richard Rogers.

#70. When did the Eurostar train service between Britain and France start running?
Answer: 14th November 1994.

#71. When was the euro introduced as legal currency on the world market?
Answer: 1st January 1999.

More Fun Trivia Questions

#72. Which animal is responsible for killing more people than plane crashes?
Answer: Donkeys.

#73. What do you call the dot above the letter “i” and “j”?
Answer: A tittle!

#74. Can anyone lick their elbow?
Answer: You actually can do it using a few tricks!

#75. After reading the previous answer, did you make an effort to lick your elbow?
Answer: Most likely, yes 90% people try to do so.

#76. World’s most popular first name is?
Answer: Muhammad.

#77. On an average, how much time do we spend in the toilet in a lifetime?
Answer: 3 years, for people with bladder problems, it may be more.

#78. When you inhale a burning cigarette, what is the temperature at the tip?
Answer: Its 700 degree Celsius

#79. What is strangest thing about Las Vegas casinos?
Answer: They don’t have clocks.

#80. Coprastastaphobia is the fear?
Answer: Constipation

#81. _______ are the only animals that are not able to jump.
Answer: Elephants

#82. What color is a orange blossom?
Answer: White

#83. In which country did the Arabic numerals originate?
Answer: India

#84. October Revolution celebrated in which month in Russia?
Answer: November

#85. What is the lead in a lead pencil made of?
Answer: Graphite

#86. Is it against the law to catch mice?
Answer: In Ohio people cannot hunt mice without a license.

#87. What do you call a group of unicorns?
Answer: A blessing.

#88. Where were the fortune cookies invented?
Answer: While most people think it’s China in reality they were invented in America.

#89. What do you call a group of frogs?
Answer: An Army.

#90 Tthe words ‘shampoo’ and ‘pyjamas’ came from which country?
Answer: India

#91. French horns originated from which country?
Answer: Germany

#92. What mineral is a Alaskan diamond?
Answer: Quartz

#93. By law where should the homeless go after 10 pm in Russia?
Answer: To their home!

#94. It is illegal to drive in Alabama while you are?
Answer: Blindfolded

#95. What is banned in public places in Florida after 6 p.m.?
Answer: Farting

#96. 25% of Americans believe that this imaginary character is a real person. Who is he?
Answer: Sherlock Holmes

#97. In Swedish what is “entrance” and “driveway”?
Answer: “Infart” and “Utfart.”

#98. In most advertisements, the time shown on a watch is _________
Answer: 10:10

#99. ________ urine glows in dark.
Answer: Cat

#100. A _____ heart is in its head.
Answer: Shrimp’s

#101. A __________ cannot stick its tongue out.
Answer: Crocodile

#102. If you _________ too hard, you might fracture a rib.
Answer: Sneeze

#103. What kind of alcoholic drink is barley wine?
Answer: Beer

#104. The largest part of dust particles in any house are made of __________.
Answer: Dead Skin

#105. A kangaroo’s can’t hop if?
Answer: If you lifts its tail off the ground .

#106. Which is the strongest bone in our body?
Answer: The strongest bone in your body is thighbone, and shockingly it’s hollow!

#107. How many times do we blink our eyes in a year.
Answer: Over 10,000,000 a year.

#108. Can you sneeze with your eyes open?
Answer: No

#109. ________ are more efficient than caffeine to wake you up in the morning.
Answer: Apples.

#110. With how many bricks is the Empire State Building is made of?
Answer: 10 million

#111. What is used to make paper money?
Answer: 75% cotton and 25% linen fibers

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