150 Easy Trivia Questions Perfect for a Debut

Trivia questions can be hard once in a while and hence, an easy list is a must. 

These trivia questions are designed in such a way that you might just be able to answer all the queries in an quick and efficient manner, thus boosting your morale (incase you had a bad trivia session, lol)

So, let’s begin. 

Easy Trivia Questions [Perfect for a Debut]

  1. What year did Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin land on the moon, marking a significant milestone in space exploration?

  2. In the world of literature, which famous author wrote the epic fantasy series, “The Lord of the Rings”?

  3. Which element on the periodic table has the atomic number 6 and is a crucial component of all known life on Earth?

  4. The Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef system, is located off the coast of which country?

  5. What is the capital city of Japan, known for its modernity, historical sites, and role in hosting the 2020 Summer Olympics?

  6. Who composed the famous four-note opening motif of the Symphony No. 5, a motif often referred to as “Fate knocking at the door?

  7. In what year did the Berlin Wall, a symbol of the Cold War, officially fall, leading to the reunification of Germany?

  8. “Mona Lisa,” a world-renowned painting, was created by which iconic artist during the Italian Renaissance?

  9. Which vitamin is commonly known as ascorbic acid and is essential for the repair of tissues and enzymatic production of certain neurotransmitters?

  10. In Greek mythology, who was the goddess of wisdom, courage, and warfare, often depicted with an owl?

  11. The internet was primarily invented by which computer scientist, known for his pioneering work on the development of the TCP/IP protocols?

  12. Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world, lies on the border between which two countries?

  13. Who wrote the influential 19th-century novel “Pride and Prejudice”, a classic in English literature?

  14. The term “Renaissance” refers to a period of cultural, artistic, and intellectual revival that originated in which European country during the 14th century?

  15. In the Harry Potter series, what is the name of the spell used for conjuring a Patronus, a protective charm?

  16. What is the name of the largest planet in our Solar System, known for its prominent Great Red Spot?

  17. In the field of computer science, who is credited with writing the first algorithm intended for processing on a machine?

  18. What year did the Titanic, the British passenger liner, sink in the North Atlantic Ocean after hitting an iceberg?

  19. Which country is famous for inventing the complex board game “Go”, known for its simple rules and deep strategy?

  20. Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, and in 1911, became the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different scientific fields?

  21. What is the name of the longest river in the world, which flows through northeastern Africa?

  22. The historical period known as the Renaissance began in which century?

  23. In the field of mathematics, what is the name of the sequence where each number is the sum of the two preceding ones, starting from 0 and 1?

  24. Who painted the famous artwork “The Starry Night” during his time at the Saint-Paul-de-Mausole asylum in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, France?

  25. What is the name of the fictional British spy character created by writer Ian Fleming in 1953?

  26. Which country is known for constructing the ancient architectural marvel, the Great Wall, spanning thousands of miles?

  27. In the world of music, which famous composer became completely deaf in the latter part of his career but continued to compose masterpieces?

  28. What year did the Wright brothers achieve the first powered, sustained, and controlled airplane flight in human history?

  29. Who is known for formulating the theory of general relativity, significantly altering our understanding of gravity and spacetime?

  30. In the popular TV series “Game of Thrones,” what is the fictional continent that is the primary setting for most of the series?

  31. Which chemical element has the highest electrical conductivity of any metal and is represented by the symbol ‘Ag’?

  32. In the animal kingdom, what is the name of the largest living species of bird, known for its inability to fly?

  33. Who is the author of the famous play “Hamlet”, one of the most influential works in English literature?

  34. The historic city of Machu Picchu, an iconic symbol of the Inca Empire, is located in which South American country?

  35. What name is given to the imaginary line that divides the Earth into the Northern and Southern Hemispheres?

  36. In the context of global currencies, what is the ISO code for the Euro, the official currency of 19 of the 27 European Union member countries?

  37. Which natural satellite, the only one of Earth, was first reached by a human-made object in 1959 through the Soviet Luna 2 mission?

  38. Who composed the famous classical music piece “Für Elise”, a popular piano composition around the world?

  39. In the world of physics, what is the term for the theoretical boundary around a black hole beyond which no light or other radiation can escape?

  40. Which African country, once known for its ancient civilization and pyramids, is home to the city of Cairo?

  41. What is the name of the process by which green plants and some other organisms use sunlight to synthesize foods from carbon dioxide and water?

  42. In Greek mythology, who was the king who turned everything he touched into gold?

  43. Who was the 16th President of the United States, known for leading the country through the Civil War and issuing the Emancipation Proclamation?

  44. The novel “1984”, depicting a dystopian future society, was written by which English novelist and journalist?

  45. In the field of computer science, what does HTML stand for, a standard markup language for documents designed to be displayed in a web browser?

  46. What is the smallest bone in the human body, located in the middle ear?

  47. Which planet in our solar system is famous for its stunning rings that are composed mainly of ice particles, dust, and rocky debris?

  48. In the world of art, who painted the iconic piece “The Last Supper”, which can be found in Milan, Italy?

  49. Which language is considered the most widely spoken native language in the European Union?

  50. What is the term used to describe an animal that is active primarily during twilight, that is, during dawn and dusk?

  51. Who wrote the influential scientific work “On the Origin of Species”, which introduced the theory of natural selection?

  52. What is the capital city of Australia, often confused with its more famous counterparts Sydney and Melbourne?

  53. In Greek mythology, who was the god of the sea, earthquakes, and horses?

  54. What year marked the fall of the Roman Empire, a pivotal moment in European history?

  55. The iconic structure known as the Eiffel Tower is located in which city?

  56. Which vitamin is essential for blood clotting and is synthesized by bacteria in the human gut?

  57. Who was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, setting a record in 1932?

  58. In the periodic table, what is the chemical symbol for Gold?

  59. What is the term for the process by which a liquid changes into a gas at a temperature below its boiling point?

  60. In William Shakespeare’s play “Romeo and Juliet”, what are the names of the two feuding families?

  61. Which Asian country is the largest by land area, spanning Eastern Europe and Northern Asia?

  62. In the Harry Potter series, what is the name of the school that Harry attends?

  63. What gas is the primary component of the Earth’s atmosphere, making up about 78%?

  64. Who is known for painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City, a masterpiece of Renaissance art?

  65. The theory of evolution by natural selection was jointly published by Charles Darwin and which other naturalist in 1858?

  66. Which currency is used in the United Kingdom, also referred to by its ISO code GBP?

  67. In mathematics, what is the name of the constant, approximately equal to 3.14159, representing the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter?

  68. What is the official language of Brazil, the largest country in South America?

  69. Who composed the famous four-season violin concertos known as “The Four Seasons”?

  70. What element on the periodic table has the atomic number 79 and is known for its rarity and value, often used in jewelry?

  71. In Greek mythology, who was the messenger of the gods, renowned for his speed and cunning?

  72. What is the name of the largest desert in the world, located in Northern Africa?

  73. Who discovered penicillin in 1928, leading to a revolution in antibacterial medicine?

  74. Which city is traditionally known as the birthplace of the Renaissance and was home to many influential figures like Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci?

  75. What sport is associated with the terms “bogey”, “birdie”, and “eagle”?

  76. What natural phenomenon is measured on the Richter scale, a logarithmic scale that quantifies the magnitude?

  77. In the world of literature, who is the author of the dystopian novel “Brave New World”, published in 1932?

  78. Which chemical compound, with the formula H2O, is essential for all known forms of life and covers about 71% of Earth’s surface?

  79. Who was the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, serving from 1979 to 1990?

  80. What is the name of the largest moon of Saturn, discovered in 1655 by Christiaan Huygens?

  81. In the field of physics, who is credited with developing the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics)?

  82. Which city in Italy is famous for its historic canals, gondolas, and architecture, often referred to as “The Floating City”?

  83. What is the term for a young swan, a bird known for its grace and beauty?

  84. Who wrote the play “A Streetcar Named Desire”, which received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1948?

  85. In the periodic table, what is the atomic number of the element Oxygen?

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

  87. Who was the Renaissance artist responsible for sculpting the renowned statue of David, completed in 1504?

  88. What is the capital city of France, famous for its art, fashion, gastronomy, and culture?

  89. Who discovered the circulation of blood in the human body, publishing his findings in 1628?

  90. What is the name of the longest river in Asia, also known as the Yangtze River?

  91. What is the tallest mountain in the world when measured from base to summit, located outside of the Himalayas?

  92. Who was the ancient Greek philosopher known for his method of questioning, and was a teacher of Plato?

  93. In the world of computers, what does “CPU” stand for, a critical component of any computer system?

  94. Which country is credited with the invention of paper, during the Han Dynasty around 200 B.C.?

  95. What is the name of the world’s largest coral reef system, located off the coast of Queensland, Australia?

  96. In the periodic table, which element has the atomic symbol ‘Fe’ and is used extensively in construction and manufacturing?

  97. Who composed the music for the famous ballets “The Nutcracker”, “Swan Lake”, and “The Sleeping Beauty”?

  98. What is the term for a group of lions, commonly found in the wild in Africa?

  99. Which country hosts the annual “Running of the Bulls”, a traditional event most famously held in the city of Pamplona?

  100. In the Harry Potter series, what is the name of Harry Potter’s pet owl?

  101. Who is the Roman counterpart of the Greek goddess Athena, known for wisdom and warfare?

  102. What famous structure in India was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal?

  103. What is the chemical formula for table salt, a compound essential for human life?

  104. Who wrote the American national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner”?

  105. What is the capital city of Canada, often mistaken for larger cities like Toronto or Vancouver?

  106. What is the name of the longest river in South America, known for its vast rainforest and biodiversity?

  107. Who was the first human to journey into outer space, achieving this landmark event in 1961?

  108. In the field of computer science, what does “RAM” stand for, a key component in computers and mobile devices?

  109. Which city in the United States is famously known as “The Big Apple”?

  110. What is the scientific term for the study of plants, including their structure, properties, and biochemical processes?

  111. Who painted the famous Baroque-period work “The Night Watch”, completed in 1642?

  112. In the animal kingdom, what is the largest species of terrestrial crab, known for its ability to crack coconuts?

  113. Which ancient civilization is credited with building the Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?

  114. What is the capital city of New Zealand, known for its vibrant culture and as a hub for film and theater?

  115. In Greek mythology, who is the god of wine, ritual madness, fertility, and theater?

  116. What is the name of the process in which a solid changes directly into a gas, skipping the liquid phase?

  117. Who was the composer and pianist, a child prodigy, known for his Polonaises and Nocturnes, born in Poland in 1810?

  118. What is the largest bone in the human body, located in the thigh?

  119. Who was the famous nurse known as “The Lady with the Lamp”, who made significant contributions to modern nursing during the Crimean War?

  120. What is the name of the first artificial Earth satellite, launched by the Soviet Union in 1957?

  121. What is the term for the phenomenon where the Moon completely blocks the Sun during an astronomical event?

  122. Who was the first American president to live in the White House?

  123. In the world of music, which instrument is Yo-Yo Ma famously known for playing?

  124. Which element on the periodic table has the atomic number 1 and is the lightest and most abundant chemical element in the Universe?

  125. What is the name of the highest award in the film industry, often referred to as “The Oscars”?

  126. Who is the Greek god responsible for the forge, fire, and blacksmiths, often depicted as physically imperfect?

  127. Which country is known for creating the martial art of Taekwondo?

  128. What is the largest internal organ in the human body, playing a vital role in metabolism and detoxification?

  129. In literature, who wrote the novel “Moby-Dick”, a story about a sea captain’s quest for a giant whale?

  130. What is the term used to describe the art of making and decorating pottery?

  131. Who was the first woman to travel into space, achieving this feat in 1963?

  132. Which famous structure in Paris was originally built as a temporary exhibit for the 1889 World’s Fair?

  133. What is the scientific name for the process by which plants produce oxygen and glucose from carbon dioxide and water, using light?

  134. Who composed the iconic classical piece known as “Moonlight Sonata”?

  135. What is the capital city of Egypt, famous for its ancient pyramids and the Sphinx?

  136. Which chemical element is represented by the symbol ‘K’ on the periodic table and is essential for human health?

  137. Who wrote the epic poem “The Divine Comedy”, which includes the famous segments “Inferno”, “Purgatorio”, and “Paradiso”?

  138. What is the term for the group of eight major Hollywood studios that dominated the American film industry from the late 1920s to the 1960s?

  139. In geography, what is the name of the imaginary line that runs around the Earth exactly halfway between the North and South Poles?

  140. Who was the English king famous for having six wives and for initiating the English Reformation?

  141. What is the main ingredient in traditional Japanese miso soup?

  142. Which country is the birthplace of the famous physicist Albert Einstein?

  143. Who is the legendary figure often credited with the discovery of the laws of motion and universal gravitation after an apple supposedly fell on his head?

  144. What is the capital city of the United States of America?

  145. Which planet is the fourth from the Sun and is known for its red appearance?

  146. What is the name of the longest-reigning current monarch, who ascended to the throne in 1952?

  147. Who discovered the structure of DNA in 1953, along with Francis Crick?

  148. In the field of mathematics, what is the value of the mathematical constant Pi rounded to two decimal places?

  149. Which country is known for inventing the compass, gunpowder, papermaking, and printing?

  150. What is the name of the scale used to measure the spiciness or heat of chili peppers?

  151. Who is the author of the novel “The Great Gatsby”, published in 1925?

  152. What is the largest bird of prey in North America, known for its bald head?

  153. Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize in Literature, receiving the award in 1909?

  154. What is the term for the change of state from gas to liquid?

  155. Which country hosts the annual film festival known as the Cannes Film Festival?

Answers

  1. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon in 1969.

  2. The epic fantasy series, “The Lord of the Rings,” was written by J.R.R. Tolkien.

  3. The element with atomic number 6 is Carbon.

  4. The Great Barrier Reef is located off the coast of Australia.

  5. The capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

  6. The Symphony No. 5, with its famous four-note opening motif, was composed by Ludwig van Beethoven.

  7. The Berlin Wall officially fell in 1989.

  8. The “Mona Lisa” was painted by Leonardo da Vinci.

  9. The vitamin commonly known as ascorbic acid is Vitamin C.

  10. In Greek mythology, the goddess of wisdom, courage, and warfare is Athena.

  11. The internet was primarily invented by Vinton Cerf, along with Bob Kahn.

  12. Mount Everest lies on the border between Nepal and China (specifically, Tibet).

  13. “Pride and Prejudice” was written by Jane Austen.

  14. The Renaissance originated in Italy during the 14th century.

  15. In the Harry Potter series, the spell for conjuring a Patronus is “Expecto Patronum”.

  16. The largest planet in our Solar System is Jupiter.

  17. Ada Lovelace is credited with writing the first algorithm intended for processing on a machine.

  18. The Titanic sank in the year 1912.

  19. The complex board game “Go” was invented in China.

  20. The first woman to win a Nobel Prize was Marie Curie, who also won a second Nobel Prize in a different scientific field.

  21. The longest river in the world is the Nile River.

  22. The Renaissance began in the 14th century.

  23. This sequence is known as the Fibonacci sequence.

  24. “The Starry Night” was painted by Vincent van Gogh.

  25. The fictional British spy character is James Bond.

  26. The Great Wall was constructed by China.

  27. The composer who became deaf but continued to create music was Ludwig van Beethoven.

  28. The Wright brothers achieved their historic flight in 1903.

  29. The theory of general relativity was formulated by Albert Einstein.

  30. The primary setting for most of “Game of Thrones” is the fictional continent of Westeros.

  31. The chemical element with the highest electrical conductivity is Silver (Ag).

  32. The largest living species of bird, which cannot fly, is the Ostrich.

  33. The author of “Hamlet” is William Shakespeare.

  34. Machu Picchu is located in Peru.

  35. The imaginary line dividing the Earth into the Northern and Southern Hemispheres is the Equator.

  36. The ISO code for the Euro is EUR.

  37. Earth’s only natural satellite, first reached by the Luna 2 mission, is the Moon.

  38. “Für Elise” was composed by Ludwig van Beethoven.

  39. The theoretical boundary around a black hole is known as the event horizon.

  40. The African country known for its ancient civilization and pyramids is Egypt.

  41. The process by which green plants synthesize foods from sunlight is Photosynthesis.

  42. The king in Greek mythology who turned everything he touched into gold was King Midas.

  43. The 16th President of the United States was Abraham Lincoln.

  44. The novel “1984” was written by George Orwell.

  45. In computer science, HTML stands for Hypertext Markup Language.

  46. The smallest bone in the human body is the Stapes.

  47. The planet famous for its rings is Saturn.

  48. Leonardo da Vinci painted “The Last Supper”.

  49. The most widely spoken native language in the European Union is German.

  50. An animal that is active during twilight is described as crepuscular.

  51. “On the Origin of Species” was written by Charles Darwin.

  52. The capital city of Australia is Canberra.

  53. In Greek mythology, the god of the sea is Poseidon.

  54. The Roman Empire is traditionally said to have fallen in 476 AD.

  55. The Eiffel Tower is located in Paris.

  56. The vitamin essential for blood clotting is Vitamin K.

  57. The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean was Amelia Earhart.

  58. The chemical symbol for Gold is Au.

  59. The process by which a liquid changes into a gas below its boiling point is known as evaporation.

  60. In “Romeo and Juliet”, the feuding families are the Capulets and the Montagues.

  61. The largest Asian country by land area, spanning two continents, is Russia.

  62. In the Harry Potter series, the school Harry attends is Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

  63. The primary component of the Earth’s atmosphere is Nitrogen.

  64. The artist known for painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel is Michelangelo.

  65. The naturalist who jointly published the theory of evolution with Darwin is Alfred Russel Wallace.

  66. The currency used in the United Kingdom is the Pound Sterling (GBP).

  67. The mathematical constant representing the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter is Pi.

  68. The official language of Brazil is Portuguese.

  69. “The Four Seasons” was composed by Antonio Vivaldi.

  70. The element with atomic number 79, often used in jewelry, is Gold.

  71. The messenger of the gods in Greek mythology is Hermes.

  72. The largest desert in the world, located in Northern Africa, is the Sahara Desert.

  73. Penicillin was discovered by Alexander Fleming.

  74. The city traditionally known as the birthplace of the Renaissance is Florence.

  75. The sport associated with “bogey”, “birdie”, and “eagle” is Golf.

  76. The natural phenomenon measured on the Richter scale is an Earthquake.

  77. The author of “Brave New World” is Aldous Huxley.

  78. The chemical compound with the formula H2O is Water.

  79. The first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom was Margaret Thatcher.

  80. The largest moon of Saturn is Titan.

  81. The physicist credited with developing the theory of relativity is Albert Einstein.

  82. The Italian city known as “The Floating City” is Venice.

  83. A young swan is called a Cygnet.

  84. “A Streetcar Named Desire” was written by Tennessee Williams.

  85. The atomic number of Oxygen in the periodic table is 8.

  86. The country known as the Land of the Rising Sun is Japan.

  87. The Renaissance artist who sculpted the statue of David is Michelangelo.

  88. The capital city of France is Paris.

  89. The circulation of blood in the human body was discovered by William Harvey.

  90. The longest river in Asia, also known as the Yangtze River, is the Chang Jiang.

  91. The tallest mountain from base to summit, located outside the Himalayas, is Mauna Kea in Hawaii.

  92. The ancient Greek philosopher known for his method of questioning was Socrates.

  93. In computing, “CPU” stands for Central Processing Unit.

  94. The invention of paper is credited to China.

  95. The world’s largest coral reef system is the Great Barrier Reef.

  96. The element with the atomic symbol ‘Fe’ is Iron.

  97. The composer of “The Nutcracker”, “Swan Lake”, and “The Sleeping Beauty” is Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

  98. A group of lions is called a Pride.

  99. The annual “Running of the Bulls” is hosted by Spain.

  100. Harry Potter’s pet owl is named Hedwig.

  101. The Roman counterpart of Athena is Minerva.

  102. The famous structure built by Shah Jahan in India is the Taj Mahal.

  103. The chemical formula for table salt is NaCl (Sodium Chloride).

  104. “The Star-Spangled Banner” was written by Francis Scott Key.

  105. The capital city of Canada is Ottawa.

  106. The longest river in South America is the Amazon River.

  107. The first human to journey into outer space was Yuri Gagarin.

  108. In computer science, “RAM” stands for Random Access Memory.

  109. The city in the United States known as “The Big Apple” is New York City.

  110. The scientific study of plants is known as Botany.

  111. “The Night Watch” was painted by Rembrandt van Rijn.

  112. The largest species of terrestrial crab is the Coconut Crab.

  113. The ancient civilization credited with building the Pyramids of Giza is Ancient Egypt.

  114. The capital city of New Zealand is Wellington.

  115. In Greek mythology, the god of wine is Dionysus.

  116. The process in which a solid changes directly into a gas is Sublimation.

  117. The composer known for his Polonaises and Nocturnes is Frédéric Chopin.

  118. The largest bone in the human body is the Femur.

  119. The famous nurse known as “The Lady with the Lamp” is Florence Nightingale.

  120. The name of the first artificial Earth satellite is Sputnik 1.

  121. The phenomenon where the Moon completely blocks the Sun is a Solar Eclipse.

  122. The first American president to live in the White House was John Adams.

  123. Yo-Yo Ma is famously known for playing the Cello.

  124. The element with atomic number 1 is Hydrogen.

  125. The highest award in the film industry is the Academy Award, or Oscar.

  126. The Greek god of the forge, fire, and blacksmiths is Hephaestus.

  127. The country known for creating Taekwondo is South Korea.

  128. The largest internal organ in the human body is the Liver.

  129. The novel “Moby-Dick” was written by Herman Melville.

  130. The art of making and decorating pottery is called Ceramics.

  131. The first woman to travel into space was Valentina Tereshkova.

  132. The famous structure in Paris, built for the 1889 World’s Fair, is the Eiffel Tower.

  133. The scientific process by which plants produce oxygen and glucose is Photosynthesis.

  134. “Moonlight Sonata” was composed by Ludwig van Beethoven.

  135. The capital city of Egypt is Cairo.

  136. The chemical element represented by ‘K’ is Potassium.

  137. “The Divine Comedy” was written by Dante Alighieri.

  138. The group of major Hollywood studios is known as the Big Eight.

  139. The imaginary line running halfway between the poles is the Equator.

  140. The English king famous for his six wives was King Henry VIII.

  141. The main ingredient in traditional Japanese miso soup is Miso Paste.

  142. Albert Einstein was born in Germany.

  143. The legendary figure is Sir Isaac Newton.

  144. The capital city of the United States is Washington, D.C.

  145. The fourth planet from the Sun, known for its red appearance, is Mars.

  146. The longest-reigning current monarch is Queen Elizabeth II.

  147. The structure of DNA was discovered by James Watson and Francis Crick.

  148. The value of Pi rounded to two decimal places is approximately 3.14.

  149. The country known for inventing the compass, gunpowder, papermaking, and printing is China.

  150. The scale used to measure the spiciness of chili peppers is the Scoville Scale.

  151. “The Great Gatsby” was written by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

  152. The largest bird of prey in North America is the Bald Eagle.

  153. The first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature was Selma Lagerlöf.

  154. The change of state from gas to liquid is known as Condensation.

  155. The Cannes Film Festival is hosted annually by France.
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