Playing a trivia game is a surefire way to get your team having fun and working together. Putting together a good set of questions is the hard part. We’ve created a list of trivia questions and answers that are all great for the office — fun, engaging, and just hard enough to get your group head-scratching.
If you want a game that’s already got questions in it (and does all the work and scoring for you), here’s a ready-to-play Team Building Trivia Game deck with questions built in:
Here’s a list of great trivia questions to ask your team.
We’ll start out with a little fun!
These entertaining trivia questions are the perfect way to break the ice with your work crew and get the ball rolling on a fun trivia night.
a. 12 Slices
b. 100 Slices
c. 350 Slices
d. 900 Slices
Answer – C, 350 Slices of pizza every second. Or 100 acres of pizza a day!
Answer – B, Snail. Snails can hibernate up to 3 years!
b. Optimus Prime
c. George Jetson
d. Buzz Lightyear
Answer – D, Buzz Lightyear.
a. Peach Cobbler
b. Mac and Cheese
c. Fried Chicken
d. Corn Bread
Answer – C, Fried Chicken. Gainesville made the law in 1961 as a way to promote the city as the ‘poultry capital of the world’.
Answer – B, Tea. The British Army deigned special tea kettles to be installed its tanks.
Answer - A, Gin. While juniper berries are the primary flavor, gin is made with several botanical ingredients, including herbs, florals, and fruit.
Answer – B, 7. The colors are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet.
Answer – C, Mickeys. It’s the unit of measurement for how many pixels and millimeters a mouse moves.
a. A Dot
b. A Tittle
c. A Jot
d. A Spot
Answer – B, a Tittle. The cross seen in ‘t’ is called a jot, so make sure to jot your t’s and tittle your i’s.
a. The length of its tail
b. The quality of its hooves
c. The clarity in its eyes
d. The lines on its teeth
Answer – D, the Lines on its Teeth. This is where the saying “don’t look a gift horse in the mouth” comes from.
These very SFW questions cover a wide range of questions, so everyone in the office has a chance to get one right!
b. Black Mamba
c. King Cobra
d. Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake
Answer – A, Sidewinder. The Black Mamba is often listed as the fastest snake, moving at 12mph. But the sidewinder is actually the fastest, moving at 18mph.
Answer – D, Switzerland.
Answer – A, Apple. Apple yielded just under $100 billion of net income in 2022.
Answer – C, 26.2. Rumor is, in 1908, Queen Alexandra wanted the marathon to start at Windsor Castle and finish at the Olympic stadium. It was exactly 26.2 miles.
a. Nile Crocodile
d. Grizzly Bear
Answer – A, the Nile Crocodile. The Nile Crocodile’s bite is 30 times stronger than that of a human.
a. William Shakespeare
b. Hans Christian Anderson
c. Enid Blyton
d. Agatha Christie
Answer – D, Agatha Christie. The Queen of Crime has 7,233 translations to her name.
Answer – B, Samsung. In 2022, Samsung Electronics took in $245.7 billion in revenue.
d. Sliced Bread
Answer – C, Bananas. Rumor is Walmart sells 1.5 billion pounds of bananas a year.
Answer – C, Driving. Taking place in Le Mans, France, the 24 Heures du Mans is an endurance racing event.
Answer – A, Honey. Archaeologists found 3,000-year-old honey in Egypt that was still edible!
If your team is feeling a bit of wanderlust, these travel and geography trivia questions are a great way to keep them engaged. At least, until they can book their next trip!
a. Delta and India
b. Lima and Quebec
c. Juliet and Zulu
d. Whiskey and Tango
Answer – B, Lima and Quebec.
a. Celtic Sea
b. North Sea
c. Baltic Sea
d. Firth of Clyde
Answer – B, the North Sea. The North Sea lies between Great Britain, Denmark, Norway, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.
a. Vatican City
Answer – A, Vatican City. The country is only 0.19 square miles.
Answer – C, Germany. The people of Frankfurt claim to have invented hot dogs in 1487, though Vienna, Austria also claims to have invented it.
Answer – B, Antarctica. Antarctica contains 70% of Earth’s freshwater and 90% of its ice.
c. New Mexico
Answer – D, Hawaii. The largest coffee farm in the United States is Hawaii’s Kauai Coffee Estate.
b. Tel Aviv
Answer – C, Damascus. Located in Syria, Damascus is thought to have been inhabited as early as 8,000 BC.
a. Victoria Falls
b. The Serengeti
c. Mount Kilimanjaro
d. Red Sea Reef
Answer – A, Victoria Falls. The falls along the Zambezi River are also called Thundering Smoke and Boiling Water.
a. New Zealand
Answer – C, Scotland. In Celtic mythology, the unicorn symbolizes unity, purity, courage, and strength.
c. The United States
Answer – B, England. The driver was rumored to be going 8mph.
Perfect for your next office holiday gathering or virtual happy hour, these trivia questions are all about the finer things in life.
Answer – A, Tango. The Argentine Tango is said to combine elements of African rhythm, European music, and South American song.
Answer – B, Tandoori. The name is derived from the clay oven or Tandoor.
a. Billie Holiday
b. Ma Rainey
c. Bessie Smith
d. Ethel Waters
Answer – C, Bessie Smith. Bessie Smith was the most popular female blues singer of the 1930s.
a. Ice Skating
Answer – D, Snowboarding.
b. Romeo and Juliet
d. Much Ado About Nothing
Answer – C, Hamlet.
b. Musée d’Orsay
c. Jeu de Paume
d. Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais
Answer – A, the Louvre. There are more than 35,000 works of art and artefacts kept in the Louvre.
a. Vincent Van Gogh
b. Leonardo da Vinci
Answer – B, Leonardo da Vinci. Da Vinci is considered the father of the High Renaissance.
b. South Korea
Answer – C, Japan. The susohiki is often worn to perform traditional Japanese dances.
c. Post Impressionism
Answer – B, Surrealism.
Answer – D, Bastet. Often associated with cats, Bastet was the goddess of protection, pleasure, and good health.
We’re taking it up a notch with these harder questions you can use as tie breakers. Have the whole group compete or those tied go head to head with these next level questions!
a. Skimming your hand over the top of water
b. Polishing coins
c. Seeking and finding shapes in clouds
d. Sifting through and categorizing dirt types
Answer – C, Seeking and Finding Shapes in Clouds.
Answer – D, 16. There are 15 numbered balls and one white cue ball.
Answer – D, 5. The 5 positions are 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th.
a. Philippine Sea
b. Sargasso Sea
c. Weddell Sea
d. Red Sea
Answer – B, Sargasso Sea. Formed by being bound between four different currents, the Sargasso Sea has been called a floating rainforest due to the abundance of seaweed found in its calm waters.
Answer – A, Dogs. Cyno is the Greek word for dog.
Answer – D, 3. While there are only 3 floors, the second and third floors do have 2 levels.
a. Gobi Desert, China
b. Luxor, Egypt
c. Dry Valleys, Antarctica
d. Ica, Peru
Answer – C, Dry Valleys in Antarctica. This dry area in Antarctica is thought to be the closest area on earth to the planet Mars.
d. The Indus Valley
Answer – B, Mesopotamia.
Answer – C, Dolphins. Dolphins were trained to recover lost equipment, intercept port intruders, and detect sea mines.
Answer – D, Elves. More than half of Iceland’s population believes elves exist.
The challenges in creating cohesive, thriving company cultures aren't new or unique. But those intra-office challenges have only become more profound as we've moved from working in-person to working remote or hybrid. So, now you don't just have to keep your team happy and engaged, you get to do it on Zoom.
But there's good news!
The same truths that existed on the playground (Games are fun! And even better with teams!) exist in the office - Even if you're remote or hybrid.
And since we're big fans of triva games here at Slides with Friends, we want to support you with your team building by offering as many (quality!) trivia questions we can. With just a few clicks, you can plug any of the questions above to one of Slides with Friends many trivia decks and make your next virtual event something the whole team will love.