If you're wondering about what you can do to help create team camaraderie within your team, then playing some team trivia might just be the best thing.
Team trivia is a great way to get to know your colleagues better over a water cooler break or after a Zoom meeting. There are many different office team trivia games you can play all of which have their advantages and disadvantages.
In this article, we have provided you with 100 amazing trivia questions ranging from all the latest and quirkiest topics to choose from.
Team trivia with answers
Who played Agent Smith in The Matrix?
1. Laurence Fishburne
2. Hugo Weaving
3. Joe Pantoliano
4. Keanu Reeves
Answer: Hugo Weaving
Which famous comedian appeared as the Tin Man in a silent version of The Wizard of Oz?
1. Stan Laurel
2. Charlie Chaplin
3. Buster Keaton
4. Oliver Hardy
Answer: Oliver Hardy
What is the name of the elephant-headed god in Hindu mythology?
In the 2001 animated film, Shrek, who was the voice for the donkey?
1. Eddie Murphy
2. Jim Carrey
3. Samuel Jackson
4. Tom Hanks
Answer: Eddie Murphy
Which drink was claimed to 'Refresh the parts other beers cannot reach'?
1. Carling Black Label
In the Teletubbies, which real animals appear in almost every episode?
1. A cat and a dog
2. A group of wild rabbits
3. A small group of Hamsters
4. A small herd of sheep
Answer: A group of wild rabbits
Which was the first feature-length animated film made by Walt Disney?
2. Snow White
3. Daffy Duck
Answer: Snow White
In The Simpsons, who is the owner of the nuclear power plant in which Homer works?
1. Montgomery Burns
2. Ned Flanders
4. Seymour Skinner
Answer: Montgomery Burns
Which philosopher was the tutor of Alexander the Great?
What was the name of Dr Who’s electronic dog?
2. The Tardis hound
Where did Helen of Troy come from originally?
What is the name of the Israeli secret intelligence service?
Who directed the 1999 film, American Beauty?
1. Sam Mendes
2. Woody Allen
3. Steven Soderbergh
4. Joel Cohen
Answer: Sam Mendes
What type of dog was Rin Tin Tin?
2. St. Bernard
When was the famous slogan 'Guinness is Good for You' first used?
Who plays Truman in the 1998 film The Truman Show?
1. Jim Carrey
2. Tom Hanks
3. Leo Di Caprio
4. Michael Keaton
Answer: Jim Carrey
Here are some fun team trivia questions that you’ll love
- What were the first names of the three Brontë sisters?
- According to the Bible, how old was Noah when he died?
- According to the proverb, what should you save your breath for?
- Allan Quatermain appears as the central character in which classic Victorian adventure story?
- By what name is Harold Webb better known?
- By what name is Marshall Mathers better known?
- By what name was the general reawakening of culture and the arts that took place in late-mediaeval Europe known?
- By what other name is the mountain ash commonly known?
- Dalmatian dogs are born all black – true or false?
- How did soul singer Otis Redding die?
- How did the mythological monster called the basilisk kill its victims?
- How many sides are there to a 20 pence coin?
- If you are mad, what kind of animal do you have in your belly?
- In 2000 Michael Caine won the Oscar for Best Actor for which film?
- In Britain’s pre-decimal coinage, which coin had the nickname ‘half a dollar’?
- In cookery, what does the term al forno mean?
- In football, what name is given to the shot in which a player kicks the ball back over his head while facing away from the goal?
- In the novel by James Fenimore Cooper, who was the last of the Mohicans?
- In the nuclear industry, what is water enriched with deuterium oxide called?
- In which castle was Edward II murdered?
- In which city is Strangeways prison?
- In which country can you buy things with a dong?
- In which country is the bolivar the main unit of currency?
- In which Shakespeare play do Antonio, Gobbo and Portia appear?
- In which sport is ‘laundry’ a technical term?
- In which sports do participants compete for Doggett’s Coat and Badge?
- In which Welsh county is the town of Mold?
- In which year was the one pound coin introduced in the UK?
- Is a Tasmanian devil a carnivorous marsupial, a whirlwind or a cocktail?
- John F Kennedy does not feature on any dollar bill – true or false?
- Krypton is not a real chemical element – true or false?
- Mark, Jason, Howard and Gary are all members of which pop group?
- On which island did the mutineers from the Bounty eventually settle?
- Scurvy is a consequence of a lack of which vitamin?
- Television pictures are composed of just three colours, of which two are red and blue. What is the third?
- To which official post was Jacqueline Wilson appointed in 2005?
- Upon whose life was the film Citizen Kane loosely based?
- US patent number 174,465, registered in February 1876, is considered to be the most valuable ever recorded – what did it relate to?
- What colour is the centre of the target in archery?
- What did Hiram Stevens Maxim invent in 1883?
- What did the P G in the name of comic novelist P G Wodehouse stand for?
- What did Winston Churchill call his ‘black dog’?
- What do the initials SWAT in SWAT team stand for?
- What is the correct spelling of ‘rhythm’?
- What is the literal meaning of the Japanese word karaoke?
- What is the name of the stone in Ireland that is said to confer gifts of speaking upon anyone who kisses it?
- What number does the bingo call ‘two fat ladies’ refer to?5
- What was Beethoven’s only opera called?
- What was Frank Sinatra’s middle name?
- What was remarkable about Olympic marathon winner Abebe Bikila?
- What was the name of the lunar module from which Neil Armstrong made the first steps on the Moon?
- What was the name of the skipper of the whaling ship Pequod in Herman Melville’s novel Moby-Dick?
- What was the name of the snail in The Magic Roundabout?
- What was the real name of The Scarlet Pimpernel in the novel of the same name published by Baroness Orczy in 1905?
- Where does UNESCO have its headquarters?
- Where is the headquarters of Interpol?
- Which Australian tennis player won nine Wimbledon Men’s Doubles titles between 1993 and 2004?
- Which British driver finished third in his very first Formula One race in 2007?
- Which chemical takes its name from the island of Cyprus?
- Which country lies immediately to the east of the Czech Republic?
- Which crime writer created private detective Philip Marlowe?
- Which English scientist discovered oxygen?
- Which football team has the nickname ‘the Biscuitmen’?
- Which French word is used by English speakers to indicate a small amount or hint of something?
- Which is the largest island in the world?
- Which is the only planet in the solar system not named after a classical god?
- Which is the world’s largest living mammal?
- Which member of the British royal family was informally known as Dickie?
- Which metal is produced by combining copper and tin?
- Which millionaire did Leonardo DiCaprio play in The Aviator?
- Which of Tchaikovsky’s symphonies is known as the Pathétique?
- Which pirate radio station first broadcast from a ship in the North Sea on 29 March 1964?
- Which president appears on a US one dollar bill?
- Which television soap opera is set in Capeside, Massachusetts?
- Which type of animal comes in money, house and trapdoor varieties?
- Which US state has among its nicknames Old Dominion and Mother of Presidents?
- Which Victorian architect designed the Houses of Parliament?
- Which video format launched in the 1970s was eventually eclipsed by the rival VHS system?
- Which wartime German code was broken by British mathematicians at Bletchley Park?
- Who became Master of the Queen’s Music in 2004?
- Who became the youngest world heavyweight champion?
- Who composed the New World Symphony?
- Who released an album called Billion Dollar Babies?
- Who returned to the top of the charts after a 29-year-gap in 2006 with ‘Thunder in my heart’?
- Who topped the charts with ‘Black coffee’ in 2000?
- Who wanted you to save your kisses for them in 1976?
- Who was the author of The Secret Garden?
- Who was the Greek hero who fell in love with his own reflection?
- Who were Athos, Porthos and Aramis?
- Who won the English Derby for two years running in 2003 and 2004?
- Who won the Wimbledon singles title on his first and only attempt?
- Who wrote Chitty-Chitty-Bang-Bang?
- Who wrote the music for ‘Onward, Christian soldiers’?
- Who, in 1968, said he would get by with a little help from his friends?
- Who, in 2006, emulated her mother by winning the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award?
- Whose books included The Old Devils and Jake’s Thing?
- Whose hits included ‘Bootylicious’, ‘Lose my breath’ and ‘Say my name’?
- Whose legs were allegedly insured for one million dollars?6
- Whose plays included Design for Living and Present Laughter?
- With what weapon was Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky assassinated in Mexico City in 1940?
- Charlotte, Emily and Anne
- To cool your porridge
- King Solomon’s Mines (1885) by H Rider Haggard
- Cliff Richard
- The Renaissance
- The rowan
- False (they are white)
- In a plane crash in 1967
- With its stare
- The Cider House Rules
- Half a crown (two shillings and sixpence)
- From the oven
- The bicycle shot
- Heavy water
- Berkeley Castle
- The Merchant of Venice
- Drag-racing (referring to the parachute deployed to reduce speed)
- Rowing (or sculling)
- A carnivorous marsupial
- Take That
- Pitcairn Island
- Vitamin C
- Children’s Laureate
- William Randolph Hearst
- The invention of the telephone
- The machine-gun
- Pelham Grenville
- Special Weapons and Tactics
- Empty orchestra
- The Blarney Stone
- He ran barefoot
- Captain Ahab
- Sir Percy Blakeney
- Todd Woodbridge
- Lewis Hamilton
- The Slovak Republic (or Slovakia)
- Raymond Chandler
- Joseph Priestley
- The blue whale
- Lord Louis Mountbatten
- Howard Hughes
- Symphony No 6
- Radio Caroline
- George Washington
- Dawson’s Creek
- Charles Barry
- The Enigma code
- Peter Maxwell Davies
- Mike Tyson
- Antonín Dvořák
- Alice Cooper
- Leo Sayer
- All Saints
- Brotherhood of Man
- Frances Eliza Hodgson Burnett
- The Three Musketeers
- Kieren Fallon
- Bobby Riggs (1939)
- Ian Fleming
- Arthur Sullivan
- Joe Cocker
- Zara Phillips
- Kingsley Amis
- Destiny’s Child
- Betty Grable’s
- Noël Coward
- An ice-pick
What’s not to love about team trivia questions? You get to exercise your wits and bond with your teammates—and, of course, there’s the sporting element of answering questions correctly or incorrectly, we hope that these 100 questions did just that! Additionally, If you want to keep your teammates and employees engaged throughout, check out our games and trivia app on Slack and Microsoft Teams.
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