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The Jeopardy game show is a classic quiz game that has won the hearts of millions across the globe. It’s unique, engaging, and educational. The late Alex Trebek, the beloved host of the show, had a knack for making the complex seem simple, and the obscure seem familiar. He transformed Jeopardy into a platform where knowledge was celebrated, and learning was fun.

In the spirit of Jeopardy and the legendary Alex Trebek, we bring you a huge compilation of Fun Jeopardy Trivia Questions for you and the kids. These questions cover a wide range of topics—from science and geography to history and pop culture. So, gather around, it’s time for a Family Game Night!

Kids’ Jeopardy Questions!

1. What is the name of the smallest planet in our solar system? Answer: Mercury

2. Who is the main character in the story “The Jungle Book” by Rudyard Kipling?Answer: Mowgli.

3. What is the capital city of Japan? Answer: Tokyo.

4. Which animal has Panoramic Vision? Answer: Chameleon.

5. Who is the famous wizard in the series “The Lord of the Rings” by J.R.R. Tolkien? Answer: Gandalf.

6. What is the name of the famous ship that sank in 1912 after hitting an iceberg? Answer: Titanic.

7. Which mammal can fly and sleep hanging upside down? Answer: Bat.

8. Who is the famous detective with a magnifying glass and deerstalker hat? Answer: Sherlock Holmes.

9. What is the capital city of Australia?Answer: Canberra.


10. Which bird is known for pooping on their legs to keep cool? Answer: Turkey Vultures!

11. Who is the famous author of the “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” book? Answer: Roald Dahl.

12. What is the process called when a caterpillar changes into a butterfly? Answer: Metamorphosis.

13. Which country is famous for the pyramids in Giza?Answer: Egypt.

14. Who is the famous pirate in the book “Treasure Island” by Robert Louis Stevenson?Answer: Long John Silver.

15. What is the capital city of Canada?Answer: Ottawa. (My Hometown!!)

16. Which planet is known as the “Red Planet” in our solar system? Answer: Mars.

17. Who is the main character in the story “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”?Answer: Alice.

18. What is the name of the 3 fairies in the Disney movie “Sleeping Beauty”?Answer: Flora, Fauna, and Merryweather.

19. Which animal has a hump on its back and is known as the “ship of the desert”?Answer: Camel.

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Fun Trivia Questions

20. Who is the creator of the famous character, Winnie the Pooh? Answer: A.A. Milne.

21. What is the ocean that has the most shipwrecksAnswer: The Atlantic with over 25

22. Who is the king of the Greek gods in mythology? Answer: Zeus.

23. What is the color of flamingos when they are born? Answer: Gray

24. Which continent is home to the Amazon Rainforest? Answer: South America.

25. Who is the legendary outlaw known for stealing from the rich and giving to the poor? Answer: Robin Hood.

26. What is the smallest animal in the world answerEtruscan shrew

27. Who is the famous young detective in the book series by Enid Blyton?Answer: The Famous Five or Secret Seven.

28. What is the name of the toy pig in the movie “Toy Story”?Answer: Hamm.

29. Which animal is known for having a long trunk and tusks? Answer: Elephant.

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30. Who is the Roman god of the sea? Answer: Neptune.

31. What is the name of the Wrestling character known as the 8th Wonder of the World? Answer: Andre the Giant

32. Which planet is closest to the Sun in our solar system? Answer: Mercury.

33. Who are the famous pizza-loving turtles that live in sewersAnswer: The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

34. What is the capital city of Sweden?Answer: Stockholm.

35. What is the mix of languages that the Minions speak? Answer: French, Hindi, Korean, and Spanish.

36. Which big cat is known for its black fur with orange stripes? Answer: Tiger.

37. What is the name of the father in the Simpsons show? Answer: Homer

38. Who is the author of the “Percy Jackson & the Olympians” series? Answer: Rick Riordan.

39. What is the largest bone in the human body? Answer: Femur (thigh bone).

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Various Topics

40. Who is the famous detective known for saying “Elementary, my dear Watson”?Answer: Sherlock Holmes.

41. What is the capital city of China? Answer: Beijing.

42. Who is the Greek goddess of wisdom and warfare? Answer: Athena.

43. What is the process called when water vapor turns into liquid? Answer: Condensation.

44. Who is the famous character who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Answer: SpongeBob SquarePants.

45. What is the name of the tallest mountain in Africa?Answer: Mount Kilimanjaro.

46. Who has the strongest jaws in Africa?Answer: The Nile Crocodile

47. What is the capital city of Brazil? Answer: Brasília.

48. Who is the creator of ‘South Park”?Answer: Trey Parker and Matt Stone

49. What is the name of the currency used in the United Kingdom? Answer: Pound Sterling.

Random Trivia/Jeopardy Questions

50. Who is the famous fairy who grants wishes when rubbed from a lamp? Answer: Genie.

51. What is the name of the largest lake in the world? Answer: Caspian Sea

52. Who is the main character in the Dr. Seuss book “The Cat in the Hat”?Answer: The Cat in the Hat.

53. What is the capital city of India?Answer: New Delhi.

54. Which planet is known as the “ringed planet” in our solar system? Answer: Saturn.

55. Who is the famous boy in the Korean animated series “Hello Carbot”?Answer: Chatan

56. What is the name of the highest building on Earth? Answer: Burj Khalifa

57. Which bird is known for its ability to mimic various sounds and voices? Answer: Mockingbird.

58. Who is the legendary monster that is said to live in Loch Ness in Scotland?Answer: Loch Ness Monster (Nessie).

59. How many tears do humans produce a year? (in KG)Answer: 132kg!!!!

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More Kids Jeopardy Questions

60. Who is the creator of the character Batman? Answer: Bob Kane and Bill Finger.

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

62. Which ocean surrounds Antarctica?Answer: Southern Ocean.

63. Who is the famous cartoon character known for eating spinach to gain strength? Answer: Popeye the Sailor Man.

64. What is the name of the fairy tale character who turned into a swan by day and a princess by night? Answer: The Swan Princess.

65. Can you name 3 countries that start with the letter ‘J’?Answer: Jamaica, Japan, and Jordan

66. Which instrument does the main character play in the animated movie ‘Coco’?Answer: A guitar

67. What is the name of the coldest planet in our solar system? Answer: Uranus…Kids love saying this one… Maybe adults as well.

68. Who is the famous artist who painted the ‘Mona Lisa’?Answer: Leonardo Da Vinci

69. What is the capital city of Russia?Answer: Moscow.

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70. Where do French fries originate from? Answer: Belgium

71. Who is the Roman god of the sky and thunder? Answer: Jupiter (Zeus in  Greek mythology).

72. What is the name of the fairy tale character who fell asleep for a hundred years after pricking her finger on a spindle? Answer: Sleeping Beauty.

 73. Which planet is known as Earth’s twin due to its similar size and structure? Answer: Venus.

74. Who is the author of the “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” book series? Answer: Jeff Kinney.

75.  What is the capital city of South Korea?Answer: Seoul.

76. Which famous K-pop Super band is well known for hits such as ‘Dynamite’ and ‘Butter’?Answer: BTS

77. Which bird is known for its ability to fly backward? Answer: Hummingbird.

78.  Which 3 oceans border the whole of Canada?Answer: The Pacific(West), Atlantic(East), and the Arctic(North)

79. Who is the famous playwright known for writing tragedies like “Othello” and “Macbeth”?Answer: William Shakespeare.

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Quiz Questions Continued!

80. What is the capital city of Germany?Answer: Berlin.

81. Who is the main character in the story “The Little Mermaid” by Hans Christian Andersen?Answer: The Little Mermaid (Ariel in the Disney adaptation).

82. Which cute Australian animal looks like a beaver/duck and is venomous? Answer: Platypus

83. Who was the richest king that has ever lived? Answer: Mansa Musa from Mali

84. What is the capital city of Argentina?Ans wer: Buenos Aires.

85. Who is the famous cartoon character known for his catchphrase “What’s up, Doc?”Answer: Bugs Bunny.

86. What is the largest continent on Earth? Answer: Asia.

87. Who is the author of the “Percy Jackson & the Olympians” series?Ans wer: Rick Riordan.

88. What is the name of the fairy in Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty”?Answer: Flora, Fauna, and Merryweather.

89. Who is the Norse god of thunder? Answer: Thor.

Kid’s Jeopardy Questions cont’

90. What is the capital city of South Africa? Answer: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (Legislative), Bloemfontein (Judicial).

91. Who is the famous 1980’s cartoon detective who is well-known for his crazy gadgets? Answer: Inspector Gadget

92. What is the name of the famous pirate who had a pet parrot on his shoulder? Answer: Long John Silver.

93. Who is the Greek goddess of love and beauty? Answer: Aphrodite.

94. What is the capital city of Egypt?Answer: Cairo.

95. Who is the character known for falling down a rabbit hole into a fantastical world in the book “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”?Answer: Alice.

96. What is the largest bone in the human body? Answer: Femur (thigh bone ).

97. Who is the famous wizard known for being the headmaster at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Answer: Albus Dumbledore .

98. What is the name of the tallest mountain in Japan? Answer: Mount Fuji

99. Who is the creator of the cartoon character Mickey Mouse? Answer: Walt Disney.

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Easy Questions

100. What is the capital city of Greece?Answer: Athens.

101. How Many Dwarfs did Snow White have? Answer: Seven

102. What was the Lion King’s name? Answer: Simba

103. How many vowels in are the English alphabet? Answer: Five A, E, I, O, U.

104. The Golden Gate Bridge is located in which state? Answer: California(San Francisco)

105. Name a Capital city of Europe that starts with the letter S. Answer: Sofia, Stockholm, Sarajevo, and Skopje

Science Trivia Questions

106. What is the closest star to Earth? Answer: The Sun.

107. What is the process by which plants make their own food called? Answer: Photosynthesis.

108. What is the hardest natural substance found on Earth? Answer: Diamond.

109. What force keeps us from floating away into space? Answer: Gravity.

110. What gas do humans breathe out that plants use to make their own food? Answer: Carbon dioxide ( CO2).

111. What is the study of stars and planets called? Answer: Astronomy.

112.  What is the process of water turning into vapor due to heat called? Answer: Evaporation.

113. What is the largest island in the world? Answer: Greenland

114. What is the basic unit of life? Answer: Cell.

115. What is the force that pulls objects toward the center of the Earth? Answer: Gravity.

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Questions about Actual Band Names

116. What band is known for their hit song “Uptown Funk” featuring Bruno Mars? Answer: Mark Ronson & Brun o Mars.

117. Which band’s album “Blurryface” included songs like “Stressed Out” and “Ride”?Answer: Twenty-One Pilots.

118. What band’s lead singer is Dan Reynolds and is famous for songs like “Radioactive” and “Demons”?Answer: Imagine Dragons.

119. Which British-Irish boy band had members Niall Horan, Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson, and formerly Zayn Malik? Answer: One Direction.

120. Which South Korean boy band’s members include RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook?Answer: BTS (Bangtan Sonyeondan / Bulletproof Boy Scouts).

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121. What is the tallest mountain in the world? Answer: Mount Everest.

122. Which famous structure in Paris has a name that means “Iron Lady” in French?Answer: Eiffel Tower.

123. What is the capital city of Australia?Answer: Canberra.

124. Which city is known as the “Big Apple”?Answer: New York City.

125. Which desert is the largest hot desert in the world? Answer: Sahara Desert.

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 Name of the Dog

126. Name the famous dog who belongs to the Peanuts comic strip created by Charles M. Schulz.Answer: Snoopy.

127. What is the name of the dog that is famous for playing Dorothy’s companion in “The Wizard of Oz” movie? Answer: Toto.

128. Name the Disney animated character who is a female Dalmatian and the mother of the 101 Dalmatians. Answer: Perdita.

129. What is the name of the dog in the comic strip “Garfield” by Jim Davis, who is known for his cleverness and wit? Answer: Odie.

130. Name the famous dog who starred in a TV series as a highly intelligent and loyal collie. Answer: Lassie.

Animal Kingdom

131. What is the biggest animal on Earth? Answer: Blue Whale

132. What bird is known for its ability to mimic human speech? Answer: Parrot

133. Which is the fastest land animal? Answer: Cheetah

134. Which animal is the tallest in the world? Answer: Giraffe

135. What is the name of the largest fish in the ocean? Answer: Whale Shark

136. Which flightless bird is native to Antarctica?Answer: Penguin

137. What animal can change its skin color to blend with its surroundings? Answer: Chameleon

138. What mammal can fly? Answer: Bat

139. Which land animal can open its mouth the widest? Answer: Hippopotamus

140. What is an animal that eats both plants and animals, called? Answer: Omnivore

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U.S. Geography

141. What is the largest state in the United States? Answer: Alaska

142. What famous canyon is located in Arizona and is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World? Answer: Grand Canyon

143. What is the capital city of the United States? Answer: Washington, D.C.

144. What state is known as the “Golden State” and is home to Hollywood?Answer: California

145. What is the tallest mountain in the United States? Answer: Mount Denali

146. Which city in Nevada is famous for its vibrant nightlife, casinos, and entertainment shows? Answer: Las Vegas

147. What is the largest city in Texas, known for its cowboy culture and NASA’s Space Center? Answer: Houston

148. What state is famous for its music scene in cities like Nashville and Memphis and the Great Smoky Mountains? Answer: Tennessee

149. What is the largest city in the United States? Answer: New York City

150. What state is home to the Rocky Mountains, Pikes Peak, and the Garden of the Gods? Answer: Colorado

Sports Trivia Questions

151. Where did the Olympic games originate? Answer: Greece

152. How many rings make up the Olympic rings? Answer: Five

153. In what sport can you get a hole-in-one?Answer: Golf

154. In what sport do you use a wooden ball and mallet? Answer: Croquet

155. How big is the diameter of a basketball hoop? Answer: 18 inches

Food Trivia

156. What food serves as the base for guacamole? Answer: Avocado

157. What food is the most ordered in America?Answer: Fried chicken

158. What is the world record for the number of hot dogs eaten in one sitting? Answer: 76

159. What contains more sugar, strawberries or lemons? Answer: Lemons

160. Can you name the largest chocolate manufacturer in the United States? Answer: Hershey’s

Entertainment Trivia

161. Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Answer: SpongeBob SquarePants

162. What school did Harry Potter attend? Answer: Hogwarts

163. What’s the name of the toy cowboy in Toy Story? Answer: Woody

164. What is the name of the fairy in Peter Pan? Answer: Tinkerbell

165. Who is Mickey Mouse’s girlfriend? Answer: Minnie Mouse

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Holiday Trivia

166. What sweet snack is typically left out for Santa?Answer: Cookies

167. What is the highest-grossing holiday movie of all time? Answer: Home Alone

168. How many nights is Hanukkah celebrated? Answer: Eight

169. What is the name of the little girl in The Nutcracker? Answer: Clara

170. What is the name of the marshmallow Easter treats that come in the shape of birds and bunnies? Answer: Peeps

Geography Trivia

171. What is the largest ocean on Earth? Answer: The Pacific Ocean

172. Which two countries share the longest border? Answer: The United States and Canada

173. What U.S. state houses the city that is the ice cream capital of the world? Answer: Iowa

174. What is the longest river in the world? Answer: The Nile River

175. What are the only two U.S. states that can grow coffee commercially? Answer: Hawaii and California

Sandstorm in the desert

Weather Trivia

176. Stratus, cirrus, cumulus, and nimbus are types of what? Answer: Clouds

177. What does a thermometer measure? Answer: Temperature

178. During a thunderstorm, which comes first: lightning or thunder?Answer: Both. They occur at approximately the same time. However, we see lightning before we hear thunder because light travels much faster than sound.

179. What is a haboob? Answer: A type of sandstorm

Trivia Questions About Colors

180. What color is at the top of the rainbow? Answer: Red

181. What color are the stars in the American flag? Answer: White

182. What color are zebras’ strips when they are first born? Answer: Brown

183. What is the most popular color of car? Answer: White

Space Trivia

184. About how many stars are in the Milky Way?Answer: 150-250 billion

185. Which planet is closest to Earth? Answer: Mercury

186. What is the largest planet in our solar system? Answer: Jupiter

187. Which planet has a day that lasts almost eight months on Earth? Answer: Venus

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Fun Jeopardy Questions for Kids

188. How many hours are in a year? Answer: 8760

189. What is the name of the pirate in Peter Pan? Answer: Captain Hook

190. Which movie is Prince Charming from? Answer: Cinderella

191. Which country did Justin Bieber come from? Answer: Canada

Hard Jeopardy Questions for Kids

192. What is the smallest state in America? Answer: Rhode Island

193. Two of the planets in our solar system begin with the letter M, can you name them? Answer: Mars and Mercury

194. What kind of tree do acorns come from? Answer: Oak

Final Jeopardy!

We hope you’ve enjoyed this extensive list of Jeopardy Trivia Questions for Kids! These questions not only provide a fun way to engage your children in learning but also enhance their critical thinking skills. For some Bonus Points make your own number of questions and I hope you enjoyed playing Jeopardy-Daddy Simply style!

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