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295 'Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader' Trivia Questions: Can You Keep Up?

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The fantastic Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader show is an all-time classic, from the original Jeff Foxworthy version to the 2019 revival hosted by legendary John Cena. Who can resist the urge to pit their wits against the public school system's finest trivia questions? You can even play this as a trivia game with your kids and - bonus - it counts as an educational activity. Give it a go below (answers are in bold) and then try some of our other quizzes like book trivia or art trivia. You might even learn something brand new, even if it's old news to the average fifth grader!

‌Mathematics Questions

1st Grade

1. Question:‌1 tens and 2 ones =…………

Answer: 12.

2. Question:‌The number of letters in the word MATHEMATICS is ……………

Answer: 11.

3. Question:‌ The number of times ‘E’ comes in ELEPHANT is =………….

Answer: 2.

4. Question:‌ …………. comes between 11 and 13.

Answer: 12.

5. Question:‌ ………….. comes before 100

Answer: 99.

2nd Grade

6. Question:‌ Circle the even number. ( 33 , 53 , 43 , 12 )

Answer: 12.

7. Question:‌ 5 + 0 =

Answer: 5.

8. Question:‌ 42 ____. (odd/even)

Answer: Even.

9. Question:‌ 4 x 2 =

Answer: 8.

10. Question:‌ ___ x 5 = 5

Answer: 1.

11. Question:‌ 40 + __ = 52

Answer: 12.

12. Question:‌ Friday comes after ________.

Answer: Thursday.

13. Question:‌ Face value of 8 in 782 = _____

Answer: 63.

3rd Grade

14. Question:‌ IV + X = ________.

Answer: XIV.

15. Question:‌ 7400 + 2300 = _________.

Answer: 9700.

16. Question:‌ Friday comes after ________.

Answer: Thursday.

17. Question:‌ 15 is written as _________ in Roman Number.

Answer: XV.

18. Question:‌ 8125 − 100 = __________.

Answer: 8025.

19. Question:‌ What should be subtracted from 1500 to get 400? _________.

Answer: 1100.

4th Grade

20. Question:‌ A line segment has ______________ endpoints.

Answer: Two.

21. Question:‌ Arrange 4, 3, 6, 2 to form the smallest 4 digit number _______ and the greatest 4 digit

number ________.

Answer: 2346 , 6432.

22. Question:‌ 9130 ÷ 9130 = ________________.

Answer: quotient = 1 = 0.

23. Question:‌ 1000 + 600 + 2= _____________.

Answer: 1602.

5th Grade

24. Question:‌ ‌If‌ ‌you‌ ‌have‌ ‌ten‌ ‌mangoes‌ ‌and‌ ‌your‌ ‌friend's ‌mother‌ ‌buys ‌you‌ ‌twelve‌ ‌more,‌ ‌how‌ ‌many‌ ‌mangoes‌ ‌will‌ ‌you‌ ‌have‌?‌

Answer:‌ 22.

 ‌25. Question:‌ ‌Which‌ ‌geometrical‌ ‌shape‌ ‌has‌ ‌no‌ ‌vertices?‌

Answer:‌ ‌A‌ ‌sphere.

 ‌26. Question:‌ ‌How‌ ‌many‌ ‌wheels‌ ‌will‌ 99 ‌bicycles‌ ‌and‌ one‌ ‌tricycle‌ ‌have‌ combined?

Answer:‌ ‌201 ‌

 ‌27. Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌(10‌ ‌+‌ ‌10‌) ‌/ ‌20‌ ‌?

Answer:‌ ‌1

 ‌28. Question:‌ ‌How many ‌days‌ ‌are‌ ‌there‌ ‌in‌ ‌a‌ ‌leap‌ ‌year?‌

Answer:‌ ‌366‌ ‌days‌.

 ‌29. Question:‌ ‌If I had 9 dozen eggs, how many eggs would I have?‌

Answer:‌ ‌108

 ‌30. Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is ‌a‌ ‌quarter?‌

Answer:‌ ‌One‌ ‌out‌ ‌of‌ ‌four‌ ‌equal‌ ‌parts‌.

31. Question:‌ ‌How‌ ‌many‌ ‌minutes‌ ‌are in seven half‌ ‌‌hours?‌

Answer:‌ ‌210‌ ‌minutes‌.

32. Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌Roman‌ Numeral‌ ‌symbol ‌for‌ ‌100?‌

Answer:‌ ‌C‌.

33. Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ (‌510 ‌+‌ ‌68)‌ / 2‌ ‌?‌

Answer:‌ ‌289 ‌

34. Question:‌ ‌If ‌you‌ ‌are‌ ‌seven years‌ ‌old‌ ‌and‌‌ ‌your‌ ‌brother‌ ‌is‌ ‌‌three years‌ ‌older‌ ‌than‌ ‌you,‌ ‌what‌ ‌is‌ ‌his‌ ‌age?‌

Answer:‌ ‌10‌ ‌years‌ ‌old‌.

35. Question:‌ ‌If‌ ‌a‌ ‌train‌ ‌is‌ ‌supposed‌ ‌to‌ ‌reach‌ ‌the‌ ‌station‌ ‌at‌ ‌4:10‌ ‌a.m‌. but‌ ‌it‌ ‌is ‌35‌ ‌minutes‌ late,‌ ‌when ‌will ‌the‌ ‌train‌ ‌reach‌ ‌the‌ ‌station?‌

Answer:‌ ‌4:45‌ ‌a.m.‌

36. Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌are‌ ‌the‌ ‌full‌ ‌forms‌ ‌of‌ ‌a.m. ‌and‌ ‌p.m.,‌ ‌ ‌representing‌ ‌time?‌

Answer: Ante‌ ‌meridiem and post‌ ‌meridiem.

37. Question:‌ ‌How‌ ‌many‌ ‌days‌ ‌are‌ ‌there‌ ‌in‌ ‌July?‌

Answer:‌ ‌31‌ ‌days.

38. Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌number does‌ ‌the‌ Roman‌ ‌Numeral‌ ‌representation‌ ‌XXXVIII‌ ‌represent?

Answer:‌ ‌38‌ ‌

39. Question:‌ ‌Which‌ ‌is‌ ‌larger:‌ ‌10000 grams‌ ‌or‌ ‌one kilogram?‌

Answer:‌ ‌10000 grams.

40. Question:‌ ‌How‌ many sides ‌does‌ ‌a‌ ‌trapezium ‌have?‌

Answer:‌ ‌Four‌ ‌sides.

41. Question:‌ ‌How‌ ‌much‌ ‌does‌ ‌one‌ ‌gallon‌ ‌of‌ ‌water‌ ‌weigh‌ ‌in‌ ‌pounds?‌

Answer:‌ ‌8.33 lb.

42. Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌number‌ ‌on‌ ‌the‌ ‌top‌ ‌of‌ ‌a‌ ‌fraction‌ ‌called?‌

Answer:‌ ‌The‌ ‌numerator.

43. Question:‌ ‌How‌ ‌many‌ ‌days‌ ‌are‌ ‌in‌ ‌two‌ ‌leap‌ ‌years?‌

Answer:‌ ‌732

44. Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌88‌ ‌x‌ ‌10‌ ‌x‌ ‌0‌‌ ‌?‌

Answer:‌ ‌0‌

45. Question:‌ ‌What‌ does VBODMAS stand for?‌

Answer:‌ ‌Vinculum‌ ‌Bracket‌ ‌Of‌ ‌Division‌ ‌Multiplication‌ ‌Addition‌ ‌Subtraction‌.

46. Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌value‌ ‌of‌ ‌Pi‌ ‌(up to‌ ‌three‌ ‌decimals)?‌

Answer:‌ ‌3.142

47. Question:‌ ‌What ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌smallest‌ ‌prime‌ ‌number?‌

Answer: Two.

48. Question:‌ ‌What ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌smallest‌ ‌perfect‌ ‌number?

Answer:‌ ‌6. ‌

49. Question:‌ ‌How‌ ‌many‌ ‌zeros‌ ‌are‌ ‌present‌ ‌in‌ ‌one ‌googol?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌100‌

50. Question:‌ ‌Which‌ ‌number‌ ‌has‌ ‌no‌ ‌representation‌ ‌in‌ ‌Roman‌ ‌Numerals?‌ ‌

Answer‌: Zero‌.

51. Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌(445‌ ‌-‌ ‌80)‌ ‌/‌ ‌1‌ ‌?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌365‌ ‌

52. Question:‌ ‌Which‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌following‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ ‌perfect‌ ‌square number:‌ ‌169,‌ ‌23, or‌ ‌78‌ ?

Answer:‌ ‌169‌ ‌

53. Question:‌ ‌Who‌ is ‌considered the father of trigonometry?‌

Answer:‌ ‌Hipparchus of Nicaea.

54. Question:‌ ‌At what temperature are Celsius and Fahrenheit equal?

Answer:‌ ‌They are equal at -40 °C and -40 °F.

55. Question:‌ ‌How‌ ‌many‌ ‌sides‌ ‌does a‌ ‌heptagon‌ ‌have?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Seven.

56. Question:‌ ‌111‌ ‌x 11‌ ‌=‌ ‌?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌1221‌ ‌

57. Question:‌ ‌What is a ‌triangle‌ ‌with‌ ‌equal‌ ‌sides‌ ‌called?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Equilateral‌ ‌triangle.

58. Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌square‌ ‌of‌ ‌25?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌625

English Questions 

1st Grade

59. Question:‌ I ___ good at climbing trees.

Answer: Am.

60. Question:‌ They ___ at the zoo.

Answer: Are.

61. Question:‌ She ___ well at sports.

Answer: Does.

62. Question:‌ Do you ____ two pencils?

Answer: Have.

63. Question:‌ Jam and I are friends. ___ like to play together.

Answer: We.

2nd Grade

64. Question:‌ Mr. Zaka: _________________ are you late? Sayyaf: I am late because I woke up late.

Answer: Why.

65. Question:‌ He is sick. The past tense of the sentence above is ___________________________________.

Answer: He was sick.

66. Question:‌ I see a falling airplane yesterday. The verb above is incorrect. The correct one is ________________.

Answer: Saw.

67. Question:‌ What is the opposite of the word 'new'?

Answer: Old.

3rd Grade

68. Question:‌ She ... your new teacher.

Answer: is.

69. Question:‌ What is the past tense of place?

Answer: Placed.

70. Question:‌ What is the plural form a knife?

Answer: Knives.

71. Question:‌ What is the verb? I ran out of the room.

Answer: Ran.

4th Grade

72. Question:‌ What is the past tense of put? 

Answer: Put.

73. Question:‌ Unscramble "ulipp"

Answer: Pupil.

74. Question:‌ Which is a synonym for happy? 

Answer: Joy.

75. Question:‌ Fill in the blanks- I eat _____ apple every morning.

Answer: An.

5th Grade

76.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌superlative‌ ‌‌of‌ ‌many?‌

Answer:‌ ‌Most.

77.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌are‌ ‌similar‌ ‌sounding words‌ ‌called?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Homonyms.

78.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What does the word 'thine' mean?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Yours.

79.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌past‌ ‌tense‌ ‌of‌ ‌cut?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Cut‌.

80.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌tense‌ ‌is‌ ‌this sentence:‌ ‌'We‌ ‌will‌ ‌eat‌ ‌pizza‌ ‌tomorrow'?

Answer:‌ ‌Future‌ ‌tense.

81.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌common‌ ‌name‌ ‌for‌ ‌any‌ ‌name,‌ ‌place,‌ ‌animal‌, or‌ ‌thing‌ ‌?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌A‌ ‌noun.

82.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Can you name‌ ‌the three ‌articles‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌English‌ ‌language?

‌Answer:‌ ‌'A', 'an', and 'the'.‌

83.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ ‌baby‌ ‌kangaroo‌ ‌called?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌a Joey.

84.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What's ‌the‌ ‌collective‌ ‌noun‌ ‌for‌ ‌a‌ ‌group‌ ‌of‌ ‌fish?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌A‌ ‌shoal or a school (both are common).

85.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What does the word 'thee' mean? ‌

Answer:‌ ‌You.

86.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌word‌ ‌used‌ ‌to describe a‌ ‌noun‌ ‌called?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌An‌ ‌adjective‌.‌

87.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Who‌ ‌first wrote‌ ‌the‌ ‌book‌ ‌'The‌ ‌Little‌ ‌Mermaid'?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Hans‌ ‌Christian‌ ‌Anderson‌.

88.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌How‌ ‌many‌ ‌articles‌ ‌are‌ ‌present ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌English‌ ‌language?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Three‌ ‌articles:‌ ‌a,‌ ‌an,‌ ‌the.

89.‌ ‌Question‌: Fill‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌blank:‌ 'Yesterday,‌ ‌she‌ ‌was‌ ‌_______‌ ‌us‌ ‌a‌ ‌question.‌' ‌

Answer:‌ 'asking‌'.

90.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌are the‌ ‌comparative‌ ‌degree‌ ‌and‌ ‌superlative‌ ‌degrees ‌of‌ 'beautiful'?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌'More‌ ‌beautiful' and 'most‌ ‌beautiful.'

91.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Who‌ ‌wrote‌ ‌'Romeo‌ ‌And‌ ‌Juliet'?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌William‌ ‌Shakespeare.

92.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌plural‌ ‌noun‌ ‌of‌ ‌deer?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Deer‌.

93.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ ‌synonym?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌A‌ ‌word‌ having the same meaning.‌

94.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌the ';' ‌punctuation‌ ‌called?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Semi-colon.

95.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Fill‌ ‌in‌ ‌the blank:‌ ‌'She‌ ‌will‌ ‌arrive‌ ‌in‌ ‌___‌ ‌hour'.‌ ‌

Answer:‌ 'an'.‌ ‌

96.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ would you call the main character in a story?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌The ‌protagonist.

97.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌'...' punctuation‌ ‌called?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Ellipsis.

98.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Who‌ ‌wrote‌ ‌the‌ ‌book‌ ‌'The‌ ‌Little‌ ‌Prince'?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Antoine‌ ‌de‌ ‌Saint‌ ‌Exupéry‌.

99.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌How‌ ‌many‌ ‌verbs‌ ‌are‌ ‌present‌ ‌in‌ ‌this‌ ‌sentence:‌ ‌'We‌ ‌slept‌ ‌while‌ ‌they‌ ‌danced‌ ‌and‌ ‌cooked‌ ‌us‌ ‌meals'?

Answer:‌ ‌Three‌.

100.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌are‌ sets of words‌ ‌opposite in meaning called?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Antonyms‌.

101.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Fill‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌blank‌:‌ ‌'He‌ ‌failed‌ ‌______‌ ‌he‌ ‌didn't ‌study‌ ‌well.'

Answer:‌ ‌'because‌'.

102.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Fill‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌blank:‌ ‌'Neil Armstrong ‌and‌ Buzz Aldrin  _____‌ ‌the‌ ‌first‌ ‌humans‌ ‌to‌ ‌visit‌ ‌the‌ ‌moon.'.

Answer:‌ ‌'were‌'.

103.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌are‌ ‌ question‌ ‌words‌ (who, what, when, where, whose) ‌called?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Interrogative‌ ‌words‌.

104.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌are‌ ‌oxymorons?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Antonyms‌ ‌used‌ ‌together‌ ‌to form a sentence or description.

105.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Fill‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌blank:‌ ‌'Work‌ ‌hard‌ ‌___‌ ‌get‌ ‌success'. ‌

Answer:‌ 'to‌'.

106.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Fill‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌blank:‌ ‌'She‌ ‌lives‌ ‌in‌ ‌___‌ ‌United States.'. ‌

Answer:‌ ‌'the'.‌

107.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Which‌ ‌words mean ‌sparkle: 'dazzle‌', 'dangle', or 'jazz‌le'?

Answer:‌ ‌Dazzle‌.

108.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What word can be‌ ‌the‌ ‌shortest‌ ‌sentence‌ ‌in‌ ‌the English‌ ‌language?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Go.

109.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌dot‌ ‌over‌ the lowercase letter I in ‌the‌ ‌English‌ ‌alphabet called?‌

Answer:‌ ‌Tittle‌.

110.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌collective‌ ‌noun‌ ‌for‌ ‌a‌ ‌group‌ ‌of‌ ‌puppies?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Litter.

History & Social Studies Questions

1st Grade

111. Question:‌ How many states are in the United States of America?

Answer: 50.

112. Question:‌ What is the name of a region that is very hot & dry?

Answer: The Desert.

113. Question:‌ Who invented the telephone?

Answer: Alexander Graham Bell.

114. Question:‌ A map is helpful because it                                   

Answer: Shows you where places are located.

2nd Grade

115. Question:‌ What sport did Jackie Robinson play?

Answer: Baseball.

116. Question:‌ Who was the first president of the United States?

Answer: George Washington.

117. Question:‌ What was the name of one of the first people to be killed while gaining independence from Britain (during the Boston Massacre)?

Answer: Crispus Attucks.

118. Question:‌ What is another name for the Fourth of July?

Answer: Independence Day.

119. Question:‌ How many stars did the first flag have?

Answer: 13.

3rd Grade

120. Question:‌ How many terms did Washington serve as President?

Answer: Two terms.

121. Question:‌ What is the name of the law that allowed people to claim Unassigned Lands?

Answer: Annual Indian Appropriation bill.

122. Question:‌ Who led Union troops on his "March to the Sea"?

Answer: General William T. Sherman.

4th Grade

123. Question:‌ What is the name of the first ten amendments to the Constitution?

Answer: The Bill of Rights.

124. Question:‌ What was the Wonder of the World located in Alexandria?

Answer: Lighthouse of Alexandria.

125. Question:‌ The Statue of Liberty was a gift to the United States from which country?

Answer: France.

126. Question:‌ Who was the 16th president of the United States?

Answer: Abraham Lincoln.

127. Question:‌ Who became president after Abraham Lincoln?

Answer: Andrew Johnson.

5th Grade

128.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Who‌ ‌invented ‌the‌ light bulb?‌ ‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Thomas‌ ‌Edison‌.

129.‌ ‌Question: How‌ ‌many‌ ‌stars‌ ‌are‌ ‌present‌ ‌on‌ ‌the‌ ‌official‌ ‌flag‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ USA?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌50‌ ‌

130.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Who‌ ‌was‌ ‌the‌ first president of the USA?

Answer:‌ ‌George‌ ‌Washington‌.

131.‌‌Question:‌ ‌Which ‌activist‌ ‌from ‌North America ‌ ‌‌protested‌ ‌against‌ ‌racism‌ ‌by‌ sitting‌ ‌on ‌a‌ ‌‌bus?

Answer:‌ ‌Rosa‌ ‌Parks‌.‌

132.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Who‌ ‌made‌ ‌the‌ famous ‌'I‌ ‌Have A‌ ‌Dream' ‌speech?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Martin‌ ‌Luther‌ ‌King‌ ‌Jr.‌

133.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Where ‌is ‌Machu‌ ‌Picchu‌ located?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Peru.

134.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Where is the‌ ‌Statue‌ ‌of‌ ‌Liberty‌ ‌located?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌New‌ ‌York‌ City.

135.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌does‌ ‌the‌ ‌'DC‌' ‌in‌ ‌Washington‌ ‌DC‌ ‌stand‌ ‌for?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌District‌ ‌of‌ ‌Columbia‌.

136.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Which‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌most‌ ‌populated‌ ‌state‌ ‌in‌ ‌North‌ ‌America?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌California‌.

137.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Which‌ ‌language‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌most‌ ‌widely‌ ‌spoken‌ ‌ ‌in‌ ‌South‌ ‌America?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Spanish‌.

138.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌name‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌national‌ ‌flag‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌USA?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌The‌ ‌Stars‌ ‌and‌ ‌‌Stripes‌ or The Star-Spangled Banner.

139.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Where ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌Liberty‌ ‌Bell‌ ‌located?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Pennsylvania‌.

140.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Which is the ‌longest‌ ‌river‌ ‌in‌ ‌the United States?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌The‌ ‌‌Missouri‌ ‌River.

141.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Who,‌ ‌along‌ ‌with‌ ‌Neil‌ ‌Armstrong,‌ ‌first‌ ‌landed‌ ‌on‌ ‌the‌ ‌moon?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Edwin' Buzz' ‌Aldrin‌.

142.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Name‌ ‌the‌ ‌first‌ ‌satellite‌ ‌put into‌ ‌orbit‌ ‌by‌ ‌the‌ ‌United‌ ‌States.‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Explorer‌ 1.

143.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Who‌ ‌was‌ ‌the‌ ‌16th‌ ‌president‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌United‌ ‌States?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Abraham‌ ‌Lincoln.

‌144.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Which‌ ‌the‌ ‌oldest‌ city ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌United‌ ‌States?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌St.‌ ‌Augustine.

145.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Which‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌largest‌ ‌state‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌United‌ ‌States‌ ‌in terms of land?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Alaska.

146.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Which is ‌the‌ ‌only‌ ‌state‌ ‌in‌ ‌America‌ ‌that‌ ‌grows‌ ‌coffee?

Answer:‌ ‌Hawaii‌.

147.‌ ‌Question:‌ What is the name‌ ‌of the‌ ‌state‌ ‌where‌ ‌the‌ ‌Gateway Arch‌ ‌is‌ ‌located?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Missouri.

148.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Which‌ ‌city‌ ‌is‌ ‌called‌ ‌the‌ ‌Motor‌ ‌City‌ ‌of‌ ‌North‌ ‌America?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Detroit.

149.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌national‌ ‌bird‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌United‌ ‌States?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌The‌ ‌American‌ ‌bald‌ ‌eagle‌‌.

150.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Who‌ ‌was‌ ‌the‌ ‌first‌ ‌Black ‌president‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌United‌ ‌States?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Barack‌ ‌Obama.

151.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌How‌ ‌many‌ ‌Super‌ ‌Bowls‌ ‌has‌ ‌the‌ ‌acclaimed‌ ‌player‌ ‌Tom‌ ‌Brady‌ ‌won?‌

Answer:‌ ‌Seven.

152.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Name‌ ‌the‌ ‌largest‌ ‌lake‌ ‌in‌ ‌South‌ ‌America?

Answer:‌ ‌Lake‌ ‌Titicaca‌.

153.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Which‌ ‌state‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌United States‌ ‌is‌ ‌also‌ ‌called‌ ‌the‌ ‌Cheese‌ ‌State?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Wisconsin‌.

154.‌ ‌Question:‌ Where‌ ‌is Mount Rushmore ‌located?

Answer:‌ ‌South‌ ‌Dakota‌.

155.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌How‌ ‌many‌ ‌stripes‌ ‌are‌ ‌present‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌national‌ ‌flag‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌United‌ ‌States?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌13‌ .

156.‌‌ Question:‌ ‌Which‌ ‌country‌ ‌gifted‌ ‌the‌ ‌Statue‌ ‌of‌ ‌Liberty‌ ‌to‌ ‌the United States?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌France‌‌.

157.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌In‌ ‌which‌ ‌war‌ ‌was‌ ‌the‌ ‌Battle‌ ‌of‌ ‌Gettysburg‌ ‌fought?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌The‌ ‌American Civil‌ ‌War.

158.‌ ‌Question:‌ Name‌ ‌the‌ ‌smallest‌ ‌state‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌United States by land area? ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Rhode ‌Island‌.

159.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌In which year ‌was‌ ‌America 'discovered' ‌by‌ ‌Christopher‌ ‌Columbus?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌1492‌ ‌

160.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌How‌ ‌many‌ ‌countries‌ ‌are‌ ‌there in‌ ‌South‌ ‌America?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌12 countries and two dependencies

161.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Who‌ ‌is celebrated as the‌ ‌first‌ ‌African‌ ‌American‌ ‌Major League baseball‌ ‌player?

Answer:‌ ‌Jackie‌ ‌Robinson‌.

162.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Which‌ ‌state‌ ‌in‌ ‌‌America‌ ‌produces‌ approximately ‌50%‌ ‌of‌ ‌America's ‌rice?‌ ‌

‌Answer:‌ ‌Arkansas‌.

Science Questions

1st Grade

163. Question:‌ Which organ covers the entire body and protects it?

Answer: Skin.

164. Question:‌ What is the young one of a cow called?

Answer: Calf.

165. Question:‌ Dark rain clouds can give out lightning and ____.

Answer: Thunder.

166. Question:‌ Which part of the bird lets it fly high in the sky?

Answer: Wings.

167. Question:‌ Your hands have four fingers and a ____.

Answer: Thunder.

2nd Grade

168. Question:‌ What is the boiling point of water?

Answer: 100°C.

169. Question:‌ What part of the plant conducts photosynthesis?

Answer: Leaf.

170. Question:‌ Animals that suckle their young ones are called ____.

Answer: Mammals.

171. Question:‌ When you push something, you apply ____.

Answer: Force.

3rd Grade

172.Question:‌ Which is the largest land animal?

Answer: Elephant.

173. Question:‌ How does a dog express happiness?

Answer: Wagging tail.

174. Question:‌ Frog is a reptile or amphibian?

Answer: Amphibian.

175. Question:‌If one boils water it will convert into ____.

Answer: Steam.

4th Grade

176. Question:‌ Which pigment gives the leaves its green color?

Answer: Chlorophyll.

177. Question:‌ What tissue connects muscles to bones?

Answer: Tendon.

178. Question:‌ Which scientist proposed the three laws of motion?

Answer: Isaac Newton.

179. Question:‌ Which is the largest animal on earth?

Answer: Blue whale.

180. Question:‌ What energy emerges from motion?

Answer: Kinetic energy.

5th Grade

181.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Which‌ ‌planet‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌hottest‌ in the solar system?‌

Answer:‌ ‌Venus.

 182.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌H2O‌ ‌commonly‌ ‌called?‌

Answer:‌ ‌Water.

183.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌are‌ ‌the‌ ‌three‌ ‌states‌ ‌of‌ ‌matter?‌

Answer:‌ ‌Solid,‌ ‌liquid, and gas.

184.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌The‌ ‌sun‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ ‌star.‌ ‌True‌ ‌or‌ false?

Answer:‌ ‌True‌.

185.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌animal‌ ‌was‌ ‌the‌ ‌first‌ ‌to‌ ‌go‌ ‌to‌ ‌space?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Dog‌.

 ‌186.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌How‌ ‌many‌ ‌tentacles‌ ‌does‌ ‌an‌ ‌octopus‌ ‌have?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Eight.

187.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌does‌ ‌the‌ ‌heart‌ ‌do?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Pumps‌ ‌blood around our body.

188.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌rarest‌ ‌blood‌ ‌type?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌AB‌ negative.

189:‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌hardest‌ ‌known material‌ ‌on‌ Earth?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Diamond‌.

190.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Who‌ ‌invented‌ ‌the‌ ‌World Wide Web?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Tim Berners-Lee.

191.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌How‌ ‌many‌ ‌hearts‌ ‌does‌ ‌an‌ ‌octopus‌ ‌have?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ Three.

192.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Sound‌ ‌travels‌ ‌faster‌ ‌than‌ ‌light.‌ ‌True‌ ‌or‌ ‌false?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ False‌.

193.‌ ‌Question: What‌ ‌do‌ ‌bees‌ ‌collect‌ ‌from‌ ‌flowers‌ ‌to‌ ‌make‌ ‌honey?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Nectar. ‌

194.‌ ‌Question: How‌ ‌many‌ ‌teeth‌ ‌does‌ ‌an‌ average ‌adult‌ ‌have?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌32‌

195.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌In‌ ‌which‌ ‌galaxy‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌Earth ‌located?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌The‌ ‌Milky‌ ‌Way‌ ‌Galaxy.

196.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌force‌ ‌of‌ ‌Earth ‌helps‌ ‌us‌ ‌stay‌ ‌on‌ ‌the‌ ‌ground‌ ‌without‌ ‌floating?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Gravity.

197.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ is‌ ‌the‌ ‌full‌ ‌name ‌of‌ ‌NASA?‌ 

Answer:‌ ‌‌National‌ ‌Aeronautics‌ ‌and‌ ‌Space‌ ‌Administration‌.

198.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌are‌ ‌the‌ ‌animals‌ ‌that eat ‌both‌ ‌plants‌ ‌and‌ ‌meat‌ ‌called?‌

Answer:‌ ‌Omnivores.

199.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌are the‌ ‌two processes involved in ‌cloud‌ ‌formation‌ ‌called?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Condensation and deposition.

200.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Who‌ ‌discovered‌ ‌penicillin?‌

Answer:‌ ‌Alexander‌ ‌Fleming.

201.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌another‌ ‌name‌ ‌for our‌ ‌food‌ ‌pipe?‌

Answer:‌ ‌Esophagus‌.

202.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Male‌ ‌seahorses‌ ‌give‌ ‌birth‌ ‌to‌ ‌their‌ ‌babies.‌ ‌True‌ ‌or‌ false?‌

Answer:‌ ‌True‌.

203.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Which‌ ‌animal‌ ‌was‌ ‌the first‌ ‌to‌ ‌be‌ ‌ever‌ ‌cloned?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Sheep‌.

204.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Who‌ ‌is credited with inventing ‌television?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌John‌ ‌Logie‌ ‌Baird.‌

205.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌instrument‌ ‌is‌ ‌used‌ ‌to‌ ‌measure‌ ‌the‌ ‌intensity‌ ‌of‌ ‌‌earthquakes?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Seismograph‌.

206.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ ‌person‌ ‌who‌ ‌studies‌ ‌dinosaurs‌ ‌called?‌

Answer:‌ ‌Paleontologist‌.

207.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is the name of species‌ ‌that can‌ ‌survive‌ ‌both‌ ‌on‌ ‌land‌ ‌and ‌in‌ ‌water?

Answer:‌ ‌Amphibians‌.

208.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌animals ‌do‌ ‌not‌ ‌lay‌ ‌eggs‌ ‌(and instead give birth) called?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Viviparous.

209.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌How‌ ‌many‌ ‌elements‌ ‌are‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌periodic‌ ‌table?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌118‌ 

210.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What are the‌ ‌tissues‌ ‌connecting‌ ‌bones‌ ‌to‌ ‌the‌ ‌muscles‌ ‌called?

Answer:‌ ‌Tendons‌.

211.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌boiling‌ ‌point‌ ‌of‌ ‌water‌ ‌in‌ ‌degrees Celsius?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌100‌ ‌degrees‌ ‌Celsius‌.

212.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Which‌ ‌Solar System planet‌ ‌is‌ ‌called‌ ‌the‌ ‌red‌ ‌planet?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Mars.

213.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌Which‌ ‌scientist‌ ‌proposed‌ ‌the‌ ‌three‌ ‌laws‌ ‌of‌ ‌motion?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌Isaac‌ ‌Newton‌. ‌

214.‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌What‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌scientific‌ ‌formula ‌for ‌Hydrogen‌ ‌Peroxide?‌ 

Answer:‌ ‌H2O2

215:‌ ‌Question:‌ ‌How‌ ‌many‌ ‌bones‌ ‌are‌ ‌there ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌human‌ ‌skeleton?‌ ‌

Answer:‌ ‌206

Geography Questions

1st Grade

216. Question:‌ Which is the largest country in the world?

Answer: Russia.

217. Question:‌ In which country would you find the Leaning Tower of Pisa?

Answer: Italy.

218. Question:‌ Which is colder: The North Pole or the South Pole?

Answer: The South Pole.

219 Question:‌ Which planet is nearest to the Earth?

Answer: Venus.

220. Question:‌ Which is the highest mountain in the world?

Answer: Mount Everest.

2nd Grade

221. Question:‌ Which is the coldest place on Earth?

Answer: Antarctica.

222. Question:‌ Which is the biggest desert in the world?

Answer: Sahara Desert.

223. Question:‌ What is the capital city of Canada?

Answer: Ottawa.

224. Question:‌ Which is the largest lake in North America?

Answer: Lake Superior.

225. Question:‌ Which river flows through the rainforest in brazil?

Answer: Amazon

3rd Grade

226. Question:‌ What do you call land with water on 3 sides?

Answer: Peninsula.

227. Question:‌ Which planet is nearest to the Earth?

Answer: Venus.

228. Question:‌ Which are the 7 continents in the world from largest in area to smallest?

Answer: Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia.

229. Question:‌ Where are the Andes mountains located?

Answer: South America.

230. Question:‌ Which is the oldest city in the world?

Answer: Damascus, Syria.

4th Grade

232. Question:‌ Which river forms part of the boundary between Mexico and the United States?

Answer: Rio Grande.

233. Question:‌ Which is the country with the most number of capital cities?

Answer: South Africa (3, Cape Town, Pretoria, Bloemfontein).

234. Question:‌ Which is the most populous city in the United Kingdom which is also its capital city?

Answer: London.

235. Question:‌ In which country would you find Mount Kilimanjaro?

Answer: Tanzania.

236. Question:‌ What is horizontal and vertical imaginary lines around the earth called?

Answer: Latitudes and Longitudes.

237. Question:‌ Which is the only country with a coastline on both the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf?

Answer: Saudi Arabia.

238.Question:‌ Which is the largest US state in terms of population?

Answer: California.

5th Grade

239. Question:‌ Which two continents does Russia belong to?

Answer: Europe and Asia.

240. Question:‌ Which is the smallest country in Asia by population?

Answer: The Maldives.

241. Question:‌ What is the official currency of Vietnam?

Answer: Vietnamese Dong.

242. Question:‌ Which country is called the Land of Rising Sun?

Answer: Japan.

243. Question:‌ Where does the Colorado river flow through?

Answer: Grand Canyon.

244. Question:‌ Which country is the Taj Mahal in?

Answer: India.

245. Question:‌ Which continent is Tasmania in?

Answer: Australia.

246. Question:‌ Which country is the leading egg producer in the world?

Answer: China.

247. Question:‌ What is the capital city of China?

Answer: Beijing.

248. Question:‌ Which is the country with the least population?

Answer: Vatican City.

249. Question:‌ Which ocean lies between Europe and America?

Answer: Atlantic Ocean.

250. Question:‌ Which is the longest river in the world?

Answer: Nile.

251. Question:‌ Which is the only country through which both the equator and the Tropic of Capricorn pass?

Answer: Brazil.

252. Question:‌ What is the capital city of Germany?

Answer: Berlin.

253. Question:‌ Where can we find the longest border?

Answer: Between Canada and US.

254. Question:‌ What is the full form of LoC

Answer: Line of control.

255. Question:‌ Which celestial body near us is wider than Australia?

Answer: The moon.

General 5th Grader Trivia Questions

256. What is the most-consumed beverage in the world after water?

Answer: Tea

257. Which continent is the 'Leaning tower of Pisa' located in?

Answer: Europe

258. There are ___ continents.

Answer: Seven

259. How many legs do most insects have?

Answer: Six

260. How many months in a year have precisely 31 days?

Answer: Seven months.

261. Which is the deepest part of the world's ocean and where is it located?

Answer: Challenger's Deep, Mariana Trench.

262. What is the largest continent on Earth?

Answer: Africa.

263. Name the five Great Lakes in The United States.

Answer: Superior, Huron, Michigan, Erie, and Ontario.

264. How many Oceans are there in the world?

Answer: Five: Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Southern, and the Arctic Ocean.

265. What is the longest river in the world?

Answer: Nile.

266. What is the largest cold desert in the world?

Answer: The Antarctic.

267. What is the energy of a moving object called?

Answer: Kinetic Energy.

268. How many sides does a hexagon have?

Answer: Six.

269. How old is the Earth?

Answer: Around 4 Billion years.

270. What is the outer layer of Earth called?

Answer: Crust.

271. The animal which lives both on land and in water is called what?

Answer: Amphibian.

272. The highest mountain peak on Earth is ____?

Answer: Mt. Everest.

273. Where is the Taj Mahal located?

Answer: India.

274. What is the largest country in the world by size?

Answer: Russia.

275. The most abundant gas in the Earth's atmosphere is __?

Answer: Nitrogen.

276. What is the capital of France?

Answer: Paris.

277. Which is the only continent without spiders?

Answer: Antarctica.

278. What is a group of crows called?

Answer: A Murder.

279. Where are Kangaroos found?

Answer: Australia.

280. What is the plural of sheep?

Answer: Sheep.

281. What is the solid form of water called?

Answer: Ice.

282. Where does the president of the United States live while in office?

Answer: The White House.

283. What is the process of making food by plants called?

Answer: Photosynthesis.

284. What is humidity?

Answer: The amount of water vapour that is present in the air.

285. What force was discovered by Sir Isaac Newton in 1665?

Answer: Gravity.

286. What is the name of the very first satellite that was launched into space?

Answer: Sputnik 1.

287. Who wrote 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?'

Answer: Mark Twain.

288. Who wrote Macbeth and King Lear?

Answer: William Shakespeare.

289. What are the first ten amendments to the US Constitution formally known as?

Answer: The Bill of Rights.

290. ____ is the fastest spinning planet in the solar system?

Answer: Jupiter.

291. What is the antonym for 'wise'?

Answer: Foolish.

292. ______ is the world's largest rainforest.

Answer: The Amazon.

293. What is the biggest animal on the planet?

Answer: The blue whale.

294. Which is the largest flying bird in the world?

Answer: Wandering Albatross.

295. Where are penguins found?

Answer: Antarctica.

So... how did you do? Are you in fact smarter than a fifth grader, or at least as smart? Which of these questions were you the weakest in? Might be time to do some general knowledge brushing up. You could always ask a local fifth grader if you can borrow their homework, maybe!

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