23+ World Trivia Questions and Answers

While the planet might seem like a small speck in the universe, the world is a vast place filled with knowledge and would take many lives to discover. So why not try out your luck with a trivia question and answer challenge about the world we live in? You could even challenge your family and friends and make a fun trivia game or some great pub quizzes out of this collection!

World Trivia

All across the seven continents, throughout all of time, the world we live in has now become a wealth of knowledge— perfect for trivia quizzes and fact nights. Did you know some of these interesting trivia facts?

  • The capital city of Madagascar is called Antananarivo.
  • Mount Everest isn’t only the world’s highest mountain but one of the biggest grave sites with over 300 bodies.
  • The Eiffel Tower was actually once the color yellow.
  • The Great Barrier Reef is the largest living thing on the face of the Earth.
  • The largest country, Russia, is 7.1 million km² big.
  • The smallest country, Vatican City, is only 44 hectares.
  • The Pacific Ocean has over 75,000 volcanoes.
  • The longest river in the world is the Amazon River

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World Trivia Questions and Answers

How confident are you if you were to take on a world and geography trivia questions challenge? Try out this World quiz and see if you can get the correct answer on all of them!

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Which famous toy manufacturer is also the world’s largest tire manufacturer by units produced?▶ Lego
What are the two South American countries that belong to OPEC?▶ Venezuela and Ecuador
When referring to the worldwide youth organization based in Geneva, Switzerland, what does the acronym YMCA stand for?▶ Young Men’s Christian Association
The martial art of kung fu originated in which country?▶ China
The lowest natural temperature ever directly recorded at ground level was measured on what Continent?▶ Antarctica
What is the official language of the Canadian province Quebec?▶ French
In which sport does the bowler deliver the ball to the batsman?▶ Cricket
What catch phrase is most commonly associated with the actor Arnold Schwarzenegger?▶ I’ll be back
What is the tallest building in the world?▶ The Burj Khalifa
Tapestry, Inc., with a stock ticker symbol of TPR is more commonly known as what retail store and line of products?▶ Coach
The Pope is guarded by a small force of soldiers from which country?▶ Switzerland
What was the name of the passenger train service created in 1883 that connected Paris and Constantinople?▶ The Orient Express
Lemurs, a type of primate, are native to what island nation?▶ Madagascar
The island of Saipan is a commonwealth of which country?▶ The United States
The theory that Earth’s outer shell is divided into plates that glide over the mantle is known as what?▶ Plate Tectonics

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Tim majored in Humanities with a bachelor in English and Theatre at New York State University. He lectured on entertainment business studies for three years at Plymouth College.

Tim has been a trivia host in his current hometown of Pittsburgh for the past two years. He enjoys hanging out with people who love trivia just as much as he does.

His friends call him the Question Master.