Fun Animal Trivia Questions for Kids

Animal Trivia Questions and Answers for Children

Trivia is such a fun way to test kids’ knowledge, especially when it’s on a topic they already love. It’s also a great way to boost their memory and help them retain facts. By making learning fun, you are helping to enforce a lifelong love for learning in your kids! Keep reading for fun animal trivia questions for kids (with answers) to start playing trivia games with your little ones. You can even alternate between the easy questions and the harder ones to make the game more of a challenge for older kids. Having a Yowie treat as a reward for getting a certain number of answers right will make the game even more fun!

easy trivia questions for kids

Some of these are straight-forward, simple questions that most younger children should be able to guess right away. Others may be a little tricky. Can you guess them all?

If you’re looking for more of a challenge, keep reading – we have even harder trivia questions below!

Easy Trivia Questions for Kids

Q 1. How many legs does an octopus have?

Q 2. How many pairs of wings do bees have? 

Q 3. What is a doe? 

Q 4. What kind of cat is considered bad luck? 

Q 5. What is a group of lions called? 

Q 6. What animal is called a kid? 

Q 7. What is a baby kangaroo called? 

Q 8. What is the largest mammal in the world? 

Q 9. What animal is the tallest in the world? 

Q 10. What food do pandas eat? 

Q 11. How many bones do sharks have? 

Q 12. What is the slowest animal in the world? 

Q 13. A snail can sleep for how many years?

Q 14. Which animal never sleeps?

Q 15. What is a baby fox called? 

Q 16. What animal does not drink water? 

Q 17. What animal has the longest lifespan? 

Q 18. How many legs does a lobster have? 

Q 19. What kind of animal is a komodo dragon? 

Q 20. Can an ostrich fly?

ANSWERS

Q1. 8     Q2. 2     Q3. A female deer     Q4. A black cat     Q5. A pride     Q6. A baby goat     Q7. A joey
Q8. A whale     Q9. Giraffe     Q10. Bamboo     Q11. 0     Q12. The three-toed sloth     Q13. 3 years
Q14. A bullfrog     Q15. A kit     Q16. A kangaroo rat     Q17. The Arctic Whale     Q18. 10
Q19. Lizard     Q20. No.

HARD TRIVIA QUESTIONS FOR KIDS

Here’s where the questions start getting a little more difficult. Does your kid have what it takes to figure out these hard animal trivia questions?

There’s some really cool facts that will surprise and delight your children. We bet there’s even some that will stump Mom and Dad!

Fun Animal Trivia For Kids

Q 1. What substance is a rhino horn made of? 

Q 2. Which bird only eats bones? 

Q 3. Which animal has a brain smaller than its eyeball? 

Q 4. What is a female donkey called? 

Q 5. What is a group of kittens called? 

Q 6. What is the smallest reptile in the world? 

Q 7. What is the world’s most poisonous spider? 

Q 8. How many legs does a honey bee have? 

Q 9. How many glasses of milk does a cow give in its life? 

Q 10. Only two mammals lay eggs. Which ones? 

Q 11. Which living bird has the largest wingspan? 

Q 12. What is the fastest land animal? 

Q 13. What kind of creature is a Portuguese man-of-war? 

Q 14. What type of animal is an Impala? 

Q 15. What is the heaviest species of monkey? 

Q 16. A cow’s stomach has how many compartments? 

Q 17. Which animal uses echolocation to move around in the dark?

Q 18. Which African animal’s name literally means “water horse”?

Q 19. Which animal can rotate their head 270 degrees?

Q 20. What is the only species of bird that can fly backward?

Q 21. Which animal blows up like a balloon when it feels threatened?

Q 22. Which species of bear has a translucent fur?

Q 23. Which animal is the largest in the squirrel family?

ANSWERS

Q1. Hair     Q2. The bearded vulture     Q3. The ostrich     Q4. A Jenny     Q5. Kindle     Q6. A leaf chameleon     Q7. The Brazilian wandering spider     Q8. 6     Q9. 200,000     Q10. The spiny anteater and the duck-billed platypus     Q11. The wandering albatross     Q12. The cheetah     Q13. A jellyfish     Q14. A cob     Q15. The Mandrill     Q16. 4     Q17. A bat     Q18. A hippopotamus     Q19. An owl     Q20. A hummingbird     Q21. Pufferfish     Q22. Polar Bear     Q23. Groundhog

EXTREMELY HARD TRIVIA QUESTIONS FOR KIDS

Are you ready for some of the toughest animal trivia questions for kids? These animal facts are sure to stump even the smartest around!

Put your thinking caps on and dive right in to our extremely hard trivia questions for kids.

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Q 1. Which animal is known for having rectangular-shaped pupils?

Q 2. Besides humans, what is the only primate capable of having blue eyes?

Q 3. What is the fastest two-legged land animal?

Q 4. What animal is considered the world’s largest rodent?

Q 5. What is Scotland’s national animal?

Q 6. Most animals have just two of these, but an iguana has three! What is it?

Q 7. What animal sleeps up to 22 hours each day?

Q 8. Which animal is the only one in the world with an odd number of whiskers?

Q 9. How many pairs of eyelids does an owl have?

Q 10. Which animal has the shortest gestation period, of just about 12 days?

Q 11. Which snake is the only one known to build a nest?

Q 12. A troglobite is an animal that cannot survive outside of which habitat?

Q 13. What continent are chinchillas native to?  

Q 14. What was the first animal on the endangered species list?

ANSWERS

Q1. A goat   Q2. Black Lemur   Q3. The ostrich   Q4. The capybara   Q5. The unicorn   Q6. Eyes   Q7. Koala  Q8. A catfish
Q9. 3   Q10. An opossum  Q11. A king cobra Q12. A cave   Q13. South America   Q14. Peregrine falcon

Here at Yowie, we’re big on learning through play. By making learning fun, you are able to connect with your children in a way that they understand while reinforcing the love of learning new things. Playing matching games, using flashcards or creating games around these trivia questions for kids will have them memorizing facts in no time!

We’ve also created lunchbox trivia card printables so your child can learn a new fact every day at lunch. These are such a fun way to get kids involved in their own learning games, as they can share with friends and ask teachers or librarians to help them find out more information. 

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