These 5th grade trivia questions and game ideas are perfect for learning and having fun. They also can help you prove that you are indeed smarter than a 5th grader!
Trivia Game Questions For 5th Grade
The following trivia questions make for a perfect afternoon with your 5th grader! Grade level appropriate, they serve as a great way to test their knowledge and build confidence in their learning.
What is the largest organ on the human body?
Answer: The skin.
There are four oceans in the world. True or false?
Where is the White House located?
What is a group of lions called?
Answer: A pride.
The Statue Of Liberty was a gifted to the United States from which country?
Answer: France. The statue was delivered in 1885.
Which artist painted the Mona Lisa?
Answer: Leonardo da Vinci.
What is the world’s fastest land animal?
Answer: The cheetah
A right angle has how many degrees?
Answer: 90 degrees.
What is the planet nearest to the Sun?
What ancient arena can still be seen in Rome today?
Answer: The Parthonon
Where is the Eiffel Tower located?
Answer: Paris, France.
Name the largest planet in our solar system.
Who was the first president of the United States?
Answer: George Washington.
What famous ocean liner hit an iceberg and sank 1912?
Answer: The Titanic.
A baby goat is called a ______?
Answer: A kid.
What is a group of crows called?
Answer: A murder.
True or False: You ears and nose continue to grow throughout your entire life.
How many inches are in a foot?
A pentagon has how many sides?
An octopus has how many arms?
What is the longest bone in the human body?
Answer: The femur.
Is there Gravity on the moon? (yes or no?)
How many total edges on a cube?
A lunar eclipse happens when the Earth is between the moon and the _____.
Answer: The sun.
What is the most common species of bird in the entire world?
Answer: The chicken.
What are the names of Harry Potter’s two best friends?
Answer: Ron and Hermione
Name all 7 continents
Answer: North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia
What is the name for the biome that receives 10 inches or less of rainfall each year?
Answer: A desert.
What are preserved bones of extinct animals called?
There is only one mammal that lays eggs. What is its name?
Answer: The duck-billed platypus.
What is the largest animal in the world?
Answer: The blue whale.
What is the largest state in the U.S.?
What is the smallest state in the U.S.?
Answer: Rhode Island.
5th Grade Trivia Games For Fun And Learning
In addition to simply quizzing your learners with the questions above, these trivia games are perfect for 5th graders looking to compete and learn.
1. The Brainiac Game from Scholastic
The Brainiac Game involves players answering questions in 5 subject areas: Science, Arts, Math, Reading, and The World and is perfect for 5th grade.
2. Trivial Pursuit, Family Edition
Trivial Pursuit is an absolute classic. The Family Edition takes it to the next level and makes it appropriate for all ages.
3. I Should’ve Known That
This is a fun twist on trivia party games with plenty of options for kids.
4. Age Gap
Age Gap is a kids vs. adults game. You’ll find out just how much your 5th grader knows when they start answering the adult questions too!
5. All Of Us
All Of Us has players of all ages to team up to compete in a multigenerational trivia battle.
More Resources For Learning Through Play
- Learning With Nerf Guns
- 100 Hands-On Activities
- 17 Figurative Language Activities For Middle School And High School
Shawna Wingert is a former training and development professional turned education specialist, and has homeschooled her two children for the last ten years.Shawna has written four books about homeschooling unique learners and has been featured in homeschooling discussions on Today.com, The Mighty, Simple Homeschool, My Little Poppies and Raising Lifelong Leaners.
You can find her online here at DifferentByDesignLearning.com.