Funny Trivia

100 Funniest Trivia Questions & Answers

Mike Oberman

Updated: June 29th, 2023

Embark on a laughter-filled journey with our funny trivia questions! Discover peculiar animal facts, amusing historical incidents & laughable world records.

Peculiar Animal Facts

Question: What animal has fingerprints that are so similar to humans that they can confuse crime scene investigators?

Answer: Koalas

Question: Which bird is known to be able to mimic almost any sound it hears, including chainsaws and camera shutters?

Answer: Lyrebird

Question: What animals are capable of laughing?

Answer: Rats

Question: Which animal has three eyelids?

Answer: Camel

Question: What animal's eyes are larger than its brain?

Answer: Ostrich

Question: What animal can clean its ears with its tongue?

Answer: Giraffe

Question: Which bird has the largest eyes in the world?

Answer: Ostrich

Question: Which animal sleeps only 2 hours in a day?

Answer: Giraffe

Question: What animals are known to play dead as a method of self-defense?

Answer: Opossums

Question: What animal can run faster than a horse and roar like a lion?

Answer: Hyena

Amusing Historical Incidents

Question: What US state accidentally banned all marriage by wording a law incorrectly?

Answer: Mississippi

Question: Who won the 1904 Olympic Marathon while riding in a car?

Answer: Fred Lorz

Question: What US President got stuck in the White House bathtub?

Answer: William Taft

Question: What was Australia's "Emu War"?

Answer: A military operation against emus

Question: Who became the King of England after winning a game of rock-paper-scissors?

Answer: William the Conqueror

Question: What did the Romans use as a mouthwash?

Answer: Urine

Question: Who was arrested for stealing a bridge in 2005 in the Czech Republic?

Answer: An unknown man

Question: Which English king invented the fireplace?

Answer: Henry VIII

Question: What item of Napoleon's was sold for $45,000 in 1977?

Answer: His toothbrush

Question: What did the US Secret Service men do when President Kennedy was shot?

Answer: They tried to fix the car's engine.

Laughable World Records

Question: What is the world record for the most tattoos given by a single person in 24 hours?

Answer: 801

Question: Who holds the record for the longest fingernails on a pair of hands (ever)?

Answer: Lee Redmond

Question: Who has the world record for the most Big Macs eaten?

Answer: Donald A. Gorske

Question: What is the world record for the most spoons balanced on a face?

Answer: 31

Question: What's the largest number of children birthed by one woman?

Answer: 69

Question: What's the world record for most T-shirts worn at once?

Answer: 260

Question: What's the world record for the longest time spent playing video games?

Answer: 35 hours

Question: What's the world record for the largest collection of rubber ducks?

Answer: 9,000

Question: Who holds the record for the largest collection of flamingo-related items?

Answer: Madonna Grimsley

Question: What's the world record for the longest toenails?

Answer: 87 inches

Funny Food Facts

Question: What food never spoils?

Answer: Honey

Question: What fruit is made up of 92% water?

Answer: Watermelon

Question: What is the most stolen food in the world?

Answer: Cheese

Question: What country invented ice cream?

Answer: China

Question: What is the fear of vegetables called?

Answer: Lachanophobia

Question: What is the fear of cooking called?

Answer: Mageirocophobia

Question: What was the original color of carrots?

Answer: Purple

Question: What was Coca-Cola's original color?

Answer: Green

Question: What fruit shares its DNA with humans?

Answer: Bananas

Question: How much does a cloud weigh?

Answer: 1.1 million pounds

Hilarious Facts About Celebrities

Question: Which celebrity used to be a professional lion tamer?

Answer: Christopher Walken

Question: Who was a janitor before he hit big?

Answer: Jim Carrey

Question: Who was offered the role of Han Solo before Harrison Ford?

Answer: Al Pacino

Question: Who has a species of horsefly named after them?

Answer: Beyonce

Question: Who has a species of tulip named after them?

Answer: Justin Bieber

Question: Which celebrity has the middle name "Love"?

Answer: Courtney Love

Question: Who wrote a children's book called "The English Roses"?

Answer: Madonna

Question: Who was fired from Dunkin' Donuts for playing with the meringue?

Answer: Rachel McAdams

Question: Who worked at a nuclear power plant before becoming famous?

Answer: George Clooney

Question: Who was a fashion model before becoming a famous actor?

Answer: Ashton Kutcher

Hilarious Pop Culture Moments

Question: Which movie originally had the line, "I'll be back in a flash"?

Answer: Terminator

Question: What singer famously fell off stage while performing at the Super Bowl?

Answer: Left Shark

Question: What TV show used a pizza delivery as a plot device that became an internet meme?

Answer: Breaking Bad

Question: Who was named People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive in 1995 while sporting a mullet?

Answer: Brad Pitt

Question: Who was caught lip-syncing on Saturday Night Live in 2004?

Answer: Ashlee Simpson

Question: What did Steve Harvey mistakenly announce at the 2015 Miss Universe pageant?

Answer: Wrong Winner

Question: What was the "wardrobe malfunction" at the 2004 Super Bowl halftime show?

Answer: Janet Jackson's Exposure

Question: Who was the "Fresh Prince" in a popular 90s sitcom?

Answer: Will Smith

Question: Who won the first season of American Idol?

Answer: Kelly Clarkson

Question: Who played six different characters in "The Nutty Professor"?

Answer: Eddie Murphy

Absurd Science Facts

Question: What percentage of the human body is water?

Answer: 60%

Question: What animal has the largest brain?

Answer: Sperm Whale

Question: What is the loudest animal on Earth?

Answer: Blue Whale

Question: Which planet is known as the "morning star" and the "evening star"?

Answer: Venus

Question: How much does the internet weigh?

Answer: About the same as a strawberry

Question: Which animal has three hearts?

Answer: Octopus

Question: How many moons does Jupiter have?

Answer: 79

Question: What was the first planet discovered using a telescope?

Answer: Uranus

Question: What is the lifespan of a taste bud?

Answer: 10-14 days

Question: What is the hardest substance in the human body?

Answer: Tooth enamel

Comical Sports Trivia

Question: What is the only sport to have been played on the moon?

Answer: Golf

Question: What country entered the 2012 Olympics under the wrong flag?

Answer: North Korea

Question: What sports league is the largest consumer of champagne?

Answer: Formula 1

Question: What sport combines football and golf?

Answer: FootGolf

Question: What sport used to be called mintonette?

Answer: Volleyball

Question: What is the fastest sport in the world?

Answer: Badminton

Question: Who has the most Olympic medals ever won by an athlete?

Answer: Michael Phelps

Question: What's the only active sport in which neither competitors, nor their equipment, may leave the ground?

Answer: Tug of War

Question: What sport did the ancient Greeks play naked?

Answer: Wrestling

Question: What sport uses the term "love" for zero?

Answer: Tennis