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New Fun Trivia Questions and Answers
If you are looking for fun trivia questions that are new then you have come to the right place.
We researched and searched thousands of sites for new and interesting facts that we think are not listed in most trivia questions and answers sites. Well, at least at the time of publication as by now others might have copied ours!
100+ Fact-Checked Trivia Questions
So, we put together more than 100 interesting fact-checked lists of new, hard, and some easy trivia questions in several different categories, which you can use in your very own fun trivia night. These lists include:
- 21 True or False Trivia Questions and Answers
- 11 General Trivia Questions and Answers
- 21 Hard Trivia Questions and Answers
- 21 Movie Trivia Questions and Answers
- 11 Animal Trivia Questions and Answers
- 11 Funny Trivia Questions and Answers
- 11 Food and Drinks Trivia Questions and Answers
If you hate to scroll through your mobile phone or laptop for the list of trivial questions and answers, then save this page as a pdf file and print it to take with you to the trivia quiz party.
21 True or False Trivia Questions and Answers
We will warm up with simple true or false trivia questions on general topics to kick-start your trivia game and give everyone a 50% chance of getting the answer right.
True or False?
- To look younger, eat chicken feet. True. Chicken feet have lots of collagen, which is good for a youthful look.
- Thunderstorms and lightning happen in winter as well as in summer. False. They do not occur in winter because for thunderclouds to form, they need warm moist air.
- The Eiffel Tower grows taller by 15 centimeters in summer. True as the steel expands and contracts due to the summer heat.
- Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is good as a plant fertilizer. True. MSG has a fair amount of nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, and a variety of amino acids.
- Mice like to eat cheese. False. Mice actually don't like cheese due to the pungent odor and are more likely to scare them away.
- Firefly glow as a means of intersex communication. True. Fireflies will glow to signal their location and to distinguish their partner by a specific flicker frequency.
- Birds migrate during winter to get away from cold weather. False. Birds fly away to warmer areas due to a lack of food during winter. They use up the energy from food very quickly and hence, need to eat a lot and often.
- Duck feet are safe for dogs to eat. True. Duck feet have a good source of proteins and essential vitamins and minerals.
- Dubai is the capital city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). False. Dubai is a city and emirate in the UAE. The capital city is Abu Dhabi.
- Iran shares a common border with Saudi Arabia. False. Iran borders Azerbaijan, Armenia, Turkmenistan, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Turkey, and Iraq.
- Magnetic hills are hills that attract metallic objects and act like a magnet. False. Magnetic hill, also known as gravity hill is an area that gives optical illusions of downhill slope. So, an object is seen to be moving uphill when it is actually going downhill.
- Bananas do not grow on trees. True. It grows on herbs as its stem is made of fibers whereas a tree’s stem is made of wood.
- Rin Tin Tin, a male German Shepherd dog born in Flirey, France, was rescued from a World War I battlefield by an American soldier. True. He later appeared in several Hollywood films.
- Jeddah is the capital city of Saudi Arabia. False. It is Riyadh.
- Keiko was a male killer whale who portrayed Willy in the 1993 film Free Willy. True. A killer whale or orca is the largest member of the dolphin family.
- Bollywood was a village in India but has now grown into a thriving town with movie-making as its core business. False. Bollywood is not a town but a term referring to the Indian movie industry.
- Chicken Feet are suitable for dogs with osteoarthritis. True because they are loaded with natural glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate.
- Human fingernails and hair will keep growing even after death. False. The nails give the impression that they grow because the skin around them dries out and pulls back. Likewise for the hair.
- In Chinese customs and taboos, the yellow and white chrysanthemums are not the best flowers to display in the house. True. These flowers are associated with funerals and mournings.
- Each spring, Japan will celebrate Kanamara Matsuri, i.e. "Festival of the Steel Phallus." True. It is held at Kanayama Shrine in Kawasaki, south of Tokyo.
11 General Trivia Questions and Answers
These are random or general trivia questions and answers with no specific theme so it is great for any trivia game night!
- Which airline announced it will buy up to 50 supersonic jets from Boom Overture by 2029? United Airlines
- When you design a home for the elderly, the most important design criteria is? Accessibility - Easy to enter the house, easy to move around, easy to access power or plug point and toilets, etc.
- What is the scientific name for Frangipani? Plumeria.
- Why do humans shiver when cold? Shivering allows us to release heat and warm our bodies.
- Why does a timber log not sink in water? Because its density is less than that of water.
- Why do some people suffer from motion sickness? When their sensory system senses movement but their eyes see a static view, it creates a conflicting message. So, people who are more sensitive to this type of conflicting message will have headaches and nausea, or motion sickness.
- As of January 2022, which city has the largest or longest Metro or subway network in the world? Shanghai, with 831 km.
- What was Trans World Airlines or TWA's original name? Transcontinental & Western Air.
- In this state, it is an offense to share your Netflix password. In Tennessee, the U.S.A
- It is a crime to make international calls in this country. In North Korea
21 Hard Trivia Questions and Answers
If you want a challenging trivia game then add these 20 hard trivia questions to your quiz game and stump your friends with the toughest and obscure trivia facts.
- What is the best-managed building in the world? The Grand Mosque in Makkah, Saudi Arabia with a covered area of 3,841,000 sq ft (356,800 m2). It is open every day for 24 hours for over 900,000 worshippers and pilgrims per day and rises to 4 million during the Hajj season, pre-Covid days, while general cleaning and maintenance are ongoing non-stop.
- Name the 2 commercial airlines that mysteriously disappeared and were not found till today. i) Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 carrying 239 people that disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on March 8th, 2014. ii) Canadian Pacific Douglas DC-4 that disappeared on July 21st, 1951 with 37 people.
- Which is the largest online marketplace in Southeast Asia? (hint: It is not Amazon). Shopee.
- Which is the world’s most misunderstood religion? Islam
- They said music can affect plant growth. So, which musical instrument has the greatest effect on plant growth? Violin, based on studies by Dr. T. C. Singh, head of the Botany Department at India's Annamalia University.
- On the same subject of music affecting plant growth, how can plants hear if they don't have ears? Through sound vibration created by sound waves pressure.
- Name the five truly communist countries remaining in the world as of the year 2022. China, Cuba, North Korea, Vietnam, and Laos. (Russia now is not a communist country. The communist Soviet Union ended on December 26, 1991).
- Name 5 cultures/races/religions around the world that don’t celebrate New Year on January 1st. Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Nepalese, Balinese, Tibetan, Iranian, Indians from the states of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Odisha, Manipur, Punjab, Kerala, Maharashtra, Assam, and Karnataka in India, Sindhi from Pakistan, Sinhalese from Sri Lanka, Bengali from West Bengal and Bangladesh, Hindus, Muslims, and Jewish.
- Where is “cow holiday” celebrated? Cow holiday or Gopastami is celebrated mainly in Mathura, Vrindavan, and other Braj areas in India where cows are worshipped, washed, and decorated with flowers.
- Which is the only country in the world that elects its own ruling monarch every five years? Malaysia.
- What country does New Caledonia, a group of islands in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, belong to? France
- Which airline painted their planes and became the world's first flying canvas? Braniff Airline. They commissioned Alexander Calder in 1972 to paint a full-size McDonnell Douglas DC-8 with the colors of South America.
- What famous chef had tongue cancer that endangered his sense of taste? Grant Achatz.
- Which Indian religious festival had devotees pierced steel spikes through their tongues as part of devotional sacrifice? Thaipusam.
- What animal, nicknamed the “Asian unicorn” is one of the world's rarest animals and was discovered and recorded only in 1992? Saola.
- Where can you find Chocolate Hills? In the island of Bohol, in the Philippines.
- Where can you find Red Beach, a beach that is red in color? In Panjin, China. The whole beach is covered by seaweed called Sueda, which turns bright red in autumn.
- It is an offense to take selfies with Buddha in this country? Sri Lanka.
- In China, what meat is considered taboo if served during a feast? Dog meat.
- What African country was never colonized? Ethiopia.
21 Movie Trivia Questions and Answers
So you think you know a lot about movies and all things related to movies and movie stars? Then test your general knowledge with these 21 movie trivia questions and answers. Better still, add them to your trivia quiz game.
- What is the first Japanese all-sound film? The Neighbor's Wife and Mine, directed by Heinosuke Gosho in 1931.
- How many Snow White films were released in 2012? Six Snow White films, which are Mirror Mirror, Snow White and the Huntsman, Snow White: A Deadly Summer (a straight-to-DVD release), Once Upon A Time' (an ABC Television series), Grimm's Snow White 2012 (straight-to-DVD and Blu-ray production), and Blancanieves (a Spanish retelling of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs).
- As of 2021, India ranked first in terms of the most number of films produced annually. Which country comes 2nd place? Nigeria. 3rd is Hollywood.
- Who was Howard Hughes's true love? Katharine Hepburn.
- How old was Jean Seberg when she landed her first starring role in Otto Preminger's Saint Joan (1957)? Just one month short of her 18th birthday.
- Which other actress besides Marilyn Monroe sang Happy Birthday to John F. Kennedy when he was president? Audrey Hepburn.
- Which Hollywood actor died on 31st December 2021? Betty White died at age 99 on New Year's Eve Dec. 31, 2021.
- Which Hollywood actor was killed by a blank? Jon-Erik Hexum in 1984.
- Which famous person did the English subtitle to Pan's Labyrinth, the Spanish-Mexican dark fantasy film written and directed by Guillermo Del Toro? Del Toro himself as he was disappointed with the subtitles on his previous films.
- Bart the Bear was a male Alaskan Kodiak bear that appeared in several Hollywood films. Name the movie in which he appeared alongside Brad Pitt. Legends of the Fall.
- What was the animal in the film, Breakfast at Tiffany's? Cat. It was Audrey Hepburn’s character's pet cat and played by Orangey Minerva, also dubbed the hardest working cat in show business.
- Who is Mr. Ed in the long-running TV series (1958 -1966)? A wisecracking talking horse.
- What movie introduced Lauren Bacall to the love of her life, Humphrey Bogart? “To Have and Have Not” in 1944.
- Who provided the voice of Simba for Disney’s ‘The Lion King’? Mathew Broderick.
- What movie made in 1997 was the most expensive film ever made at that time, costing over $200 million? Titanic, which went on to earn more than $2.1 billion and won 11 Academy Awards.
- Name the movie that was the swan song, as actors, for both its lead actor and actress. The Misfits. Clarke Gable died of a heart attack when the movie premiered in 1961 and Monroe Monroe overdosed on sleeping pills in 1962.
- What was Roman Polanski's first Hollywood movie? Rosemary's Baby (1968).
- 12 Monkeys, starring Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, and Brad Pitt is a remake of the Spanish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, or Polish film? French film 'La Jetée'.
- Vincent Perez is a Spanish, French, Swiss, Portuguese, German, or Italian actor? Swiss.
- What was the 2006 Hollywood film that was a remake of the 2002 Hong Kong film 'Infernal Affairs'? The Departed, directed by Martin Scorsese.
11 Animal Trivia Questions and Answers
These are fun and easy animal trivia questions suitable for both adults and smart kids! Get ready for the pooppp!!
- Name at least 3 baby animals that eat their mother’s poo. Baby koalas, hippos, pandas, and elephants; to get the bacteria needed for digestion.
- Which animal’s poop is made into paper? Elephants only digest 45% of their food. The rest of their waste is mostly fibers. So, the ingenious Thais developed a method to turn elephant dung into paper.
- What animal’s poop was used by soldiers during WW1 to make into explosives? Bat.
- What animal mom is considered the most protective mom? Elephant. Herds of female elephants and their kids will travel together in a circle with the youngest elephant on the inside to protect them from potential predators. If one of the baby elephants becomes orphaned then the rest of the herd will adopt him.
- In most of the bird species, who are the most accomplished singers, male or female birds? Male.
- What bird can sing sweetly? Nightingale is acclaimed to produce the sweetest sound with a wide range in variety from whistles, gurgles, and trills.
- Besides bees, butterflies, moths, ladybugs, etc name a mammal (not human) and reptile that also help pollinate flowers. Hedgehog and lizard.
- Where is Europe's first retirement home for elephants? In Bussière-Galant, France.
- What fish can travel over land and climb walls? Eels. They do all these without any freaking legs!
- What animal has the pupil shaped like a ‘W’ and can only see in monochrome? Cuttlefish, a marine mollusk.
11 Weird but Funny Trivia Questions and Answers
These random and funny trivia questions may not make you laugh till you cry but will surely brighten your day and you will learn something new.
- According to Chinese taboo, when you reach this age, you are "like the limp crops lacking sunshine. ", so you pretend to be one year older or younger or even wear red underwear to drive away evil spirits. So what is this mystical age? 45.
- It is a tradition with the Latuka tribe to kidnap a woman that they want to marry and later go back to her father for his blessing. If he agrees, he beats the suitor as a sign of acceptance. In which country is this? Sudan.
- In this country, the bride will write the names of her unmarried friends and relatives under her wedding shoe and after the wedding dance, if the name can still be read then that person will still remain single! So which country is this? Turkey.
- In Japan, the Hadaka Matsuri or the naked festival, thousands of men in loincloths will be jostling and fighting for what item? A pair of sacred sticks, which will bring good luck and happiness for the year.
- Who was the beauty queen from Hell? Mona Grudt, who was Miss Norway 1990 and Miss Universe 1990. She lived not far away from Hell, a village in Norway.
- In the Mafia slang, what does 'Barracuda' mean? An ugly woman.
- The Austrian village called Fucking that had this name since time immemorial, finally changed the name in 2021, for obvious reasons. What is their new name? Fugging.
- Clitoria ternatea and Amorphophallus are names of? Plants.
- In Serbia, the beliefs in vampires are very strong and these vampires don’t fear sunlight and are active in the daylight hours. So, to stop the vampires from entering their homes, what do they put at the chimneys and keyholes? Garlic.
- Where is the fastest-warming place on the planet? The Arctic region.
11 Food and Drinks Trivia Questions and Answers
We wrap up these new trivia questions and answers list with easy food and drink trivia questions. So, grab your drinks 'cos this is your last chance to show off your knowledge and be the champion in your trivia quiz game.
- Which tea does not contain caffeine? Herbal teas such as blue tea, chamomile, ginger, and peppermint as they are not made from the Camellia Sinensis plant but from dried flowers, leaves, seeds, or roots.
- Which tea has the highest tannin levels? Assam black tea.
- Which has more tannin, coffee or tea? Tea.
- What is the world’s largest berry? Pumpkin. Yup, pumpkin is a type of berry and so is banana!
- What is the world’s second-largest berry? The watermelon.
- What is the oldest recorded vinegar in the world? Date vinegar.
- What is the benefit of eating goat's eyes? Apparently, it has collagen.
- What is torpedo soup?. Torpedo soup is a bull's dick soup cooked in a lightly-spiced broth and is a specialty food in Malaysia.
- What fruit is “multiple-fruit” or a “collective fruit”? Pineapple, which is a group of berries fused together.
- What fruit is known as God's fruit? Pomegranate.
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