Brain Boost! 100+ Fun Facts and Questions for Kids

Get ready for a trivia throwdown! This post is packed with over 100 fun facts and questions that will challenge your child’s brain and spark their curiosity. It’s perfect for keeping them entertained on long car rides, rainy days, or anytime you want to add a little learning to playtime.

We’ve got a mix of easy, medium, and hard questions on a variety of topics, so there’s something for every age and knowledge level. And don’t worry, we’ve included the answers too, so you can play along and learn something new yourself!

So grab a snack, cuddle up with your favorite little learner, and get ready to boost those brain cells!

Sure, here are 100+ questions along with their answers:

General Knowledge:

  1. What is the capital of France?

Answer: Paris

  1. Who wrote “To Kill a Mockingbird”?

Answer: Harper Lee

  1. What is the chemical symbol for sodium?

Answer: Na

  1. Who painted the famous artwork “Starry Night”?

Answer: Vincent van Gogh

  1. What is the tallest mountain in the world?

Answer: Mount Everest

  1. Which planet is known as the “Morning Star”?

Answer: Venus

  1. What is the largest ocean on Earth?

Answer: Pacific Ocean

  1. Who was the first person to step on the Moon?

Answer: Neil Armstrong

  1. What is the chemical symbol for silver?

Answer: Ag

  1. What is the smallest prime number?

Answer: 2

  1. Who is the author of “The Great Gatsby”?

Answer: F. Scott Fitzgerald

  1. What is the capital of Canada?

Answer: Ottawa

  1. What is the hardest natural substance on Earth?

Answer: Diamond

  1. Which country is known as the Land of the Rising Sun?

Answer: Japan

  1. Who invented the telephone?

Answer: Alexander Graham Bell

  1. What is the capital of Brazil?

Answer: Brasília

  1. What is the largest organ in the human body?

Answer: Skin

  1. Who wrote the play “Hamlet”?

Answer: William Shakespeare

  1. What is the chemical symbol for oxygen?

Answer: O

  1. What is the national animal of China?

Answer: Giant panda

  1. Who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?

Answer: Michelangelo

  1. What is the capital of Italy?

Answer: Rome

  1. What is the largest desert in the world?

Answer: Sahara Desert

  1. Who is known as the Father of Modern Physics?

Answer: Albert Einstein

  1. What is the chemical symbol for carbon?

Answer: C

History:

  1. Who was the first president of the United States?

Answer: George Washington

  1. In which year did World War II end?

Answer: 1945

  1. Who was the first female Prime Minister of the United
    Kingdom?

Answer: Margaret Thatcher

  1. What year did the Titanic sink?

Answer: 1912

  1. Who was the first Emperor of Rome?

Answer: Augustus Caesar

  1. What was the capital of the Byzantine Empire?

Answer: Constantinople (Istanbul)

  1. Who was the founder of Buddhism?

Answer: Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha)

  1. In which year did Christopher Columbus reach the Americas?

Answer: 1492

  1. Who was the first female ruler of Egypt?

Answer: Cleopatra

  1. What event marked the beginning of World War I?

Answer: Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

  1. Who was the first person to circumnavigate the globe?

Answer: Ferdinand Magellan

  1. Who was the longest-reigning monarch in British history?

Answer: Queen Elizabeth II

  1. Which ancient civilization built the pyramids?

Answer: Ancient Egyptians

  1. Who was the first Emperor of China?

Answer: Qin Shi Huang

  1. What year did the Berlin Wall fall?

Answer: 1989

Science:

  1. What is the process by which plants make their food?

Answer: Photosynthesis

  1. What is the chemical symbol for iron?

Answer: Fe

  1. What is the freezing point of water in Celsius?

Answer: 0 degrees

  1. What is the unit of measurement for force?

Answer: Newton

  1. What is the largest organ in the human body?

Answer: Skin

  1. What is the study of the Earth’s atmosphere called?

Answer: Meteorology

  1. What is the chemical symbol for potassium?

Answer: K

  1. What is the closest planet to the Sun?

Answer: Mercury

  1. What is the process by which water evaporates from plants called?

Answer: Transpiration

  1. What is the study of living organisms called?

Answer: Biology

  1. What is the atomic number of hydrogen?

Answer: 1

  1. What is the chemical formula for water?

Answer: H2O

  1. What is the study of the universe beyond Earth’s atmosphere called?

Answer: Astronomy

  1. What is the chemical symbol for helium?

Answer: He

  1. What is the speed of light in a vacuum?

Answer: Approximately 299,792 kilometers per second

Geography:

  1. What is the longest river in the world?

Answer: Nile River

  1. What is the smallest continent by land area?

Answer: Australia

  1. What is the capital of Spain?

Answer: Madrid

  1. What is the largest country by land area?

Answer: Russia

  1. Which country is known as the Land of a Thousand Lakes?

Answer: Finland

  1. What is the capital of South Africa?

Answer: Pretoria, Bloemfontein, Cape Town (It has three capital cities)

  1. What is the largest city in the United States by population?

Answer: New York City

  1. What is the capital of India?

Answer: New Delhi

  1. Which ocean is the saltiest?

Answer: Atlantic Ocean

  1. What is the smallest ocean in the world?

Answer: Arctic Ocean

Entertainment:

  1. Who played the character of Harry Potter in the movie series?

Answer: Daniel Radcliffe

  1. What is the highest-grossing film of all time?

Answer: Avatar

  1. Who wrote the “Harry Potter” book series?

Answer: J.K. Rowling

  1. What is the longest-running Broadway show?

Answer: The Phantom of the Opera

  1. Who is the creator of the animated TV series “The Simpsons”?

Answer: Matt Groening

  1. What is the name of Batman’s butler?

Answer: Alfred Pennyworth

  1. Who directed the movie “Jurassic Park”?

Answer: Steven Spielberg

  1. What is the highest-grossing animated film of all time?

Answer: “Frozen II”

  1. Who wrote the novel “1984”?

Answer: George Orwell

  1. What is the name of the fictional city where Superman lives?

Answer: Metropolis

Sports:

  1. What is the national sport of Canada?

Answer: Lacrosse

  1. Who is the all-time leading goal scorer in men’s international soccer?

Answer: Ali Daei (Iran)

  1. How many players are there on a basketball team?

Answer: 5

  1. Who won the FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2019?

Answer: United States

  1. In which sport would you perform a “slam dunk”?

Answer: Basketball

  1. How many players are there on a soccer team?

Answer: 11

  1. Who is the most decorated Olympian of all time?

Answer: Michael Phelps

  1. What is the highest score possible in a game of bowling?

Answer: 300

  1. In which country was the sport of cricket originated?

Answer: England

  1. Who won the FIFA Men’s World Cup in 2018?

Answer: France

Miscellaneous:

  1. What is the national flower of Japan?

Answer: Cherry blossom

  1. What is the largest species of big cat in the world?

Answer: Siberian tiger

  1. What is the currency of Mexico?

Answer: Mexican Peso

  1. How many time zones are there in the world?

Answer: 24

  1. Who wrote the novel “Pride and Prejudice”?

Answer: Jane Austen

  1. What is the chemical symbol for lead?

Answer: Pb

  1. What is the name of the longest river in South America?

Answer: Amazon River

  1. Who is the CEO of Tesla Motors?

Answer: Elon Musk

  1. What is the national animal of Australia?

Answer: Red kangaroo

  1. What is the capital of New Zealand?

Answer: Wellington

  1. What is the largest moon in the Solar System?

Answer: Ganymede (of Jupiter)

  1. Who is the current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom?

Answer: Boris Johnson

  1. What is the chemical symbol for tin?

Answer: Sn

  1. What is the main ingredient in guacamole?

Answer: Avocado

  1. What is the largest species of bear?

Answer: Polar bear

Feel free to use these questions for quizzes, trivia nights, or just to expand your knowledge! If you need more, just let me know!

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