World Trivia

How much do you know about the world? Play world trivia to test your knowledge and learn facts about the world we live in.

Required Supplies

• Printout of world trivia questions

Group Size

Min: 1
Max: 8

Hazards

No potential hazards.

Preparation Steps

• Print out trivia questions about the world.

Activity Instructions

1. Gather participants in a circle

2. Ask trivia questions and create conversation by asking participants what their background is to learn about various countries and cultures

Example trivia questions: 

How many continents are in the world? 7

Name the continents: Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia.

How many oceans are there? 5

Name the oceans: the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, Antarctic

What shape is the world? Sphere

What is the largest country? 

What is the largest animal on the planet? Blue whale

Where is the Taj Mahal located? India

I’ll name the country, and you name the capital:

COUNTRY CAPITAL

A

 
AFGHANISTAN KABUL
ALBANIA TIRANA
ALGERIA ALGIERS
ANDORRA ANDORRA LA VELLA
ANGOLA LUANDA
ANTIGUA & BARBUDA SAINT JOHN’S
ARGENTINA BUENOS AIRES
ARMENIA YEREVAN
AUSTRALIA CANBERRA
AUSTRIA VIENNA
AZERBAIJAN BAKU

B

 
BAHAMAS, THE NASSAU
BAHRAIN MANAMA
BANGLADESH DHAKA
BARBADOS BRIDGETOWN
BELARUS MINSK
BELGIUM BRUSSELS
BELIZE BELMOPAN
BENIN PORTO-NOVO
BHUTAN THIMPHU
BOLIVIA SUCRE
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA SARAJEVO
BOTSWANA GABORONE
BRAZIL BRASILIA
BRUNEI BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN
BULGARIA SOFIA
BURKINA FASO OUAGADOUGOU
BURUNDI BUJUMBURA

C

 
CABO VERDE PRAIA
CAMBODIA PHNOM PENH
CAMEROON YAOUNDE
CANADA OTTAWA
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC BANGUI
CHAD N’DJAMENA
CHILE SANTIAGO
CHINA BEIJING
COLOMBIA BOGOTÁ
COMOROS MORONI

CONGO, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE

KINSHASA

CONGO, REPUBLIC OF THE

BRAZZAVILLE
COSTA RICA SAN JOSE

CÔTE D’IVOIRE
(Ivory Coast)

YAMOUSSOUKRO
CROATIA ZAGREB
CUBA HAVANA
CYPRUS NICOSIA
CZECH REPUBLIC (Czechia) PRAGUE

D

 
DENMARK COPENHAGEN
DJIBOUTI DJIBOUTI (CITY)
DOMINICA ROSEAU
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC SANTO DOMINGO

E

 
ECUADOR QUITO
EGYPT CAIRO
EL SALVADOR SAN SALVADOR
EQUATORIAL GUINEA MALABO
ERITREA ASMARA
ESTONIA TALLINN
ESWATINI (formerly Swaziland) MBABANE
ETHIOPIA ADDIS ABABA

F

 
FIJI SUVA
FINLAND HELSINKI
FRANCE PARIS

G

 
GABON LIBREVILLE
GAMBIA, THE BANJUL
GEORGIA TBILISI
GERMANY BERLIN
GHANA ACCRA
GREECE ATHENS
GRENADA SAINT GEORGE’S
GUATEMALA GUATEMALA CITY
GUINEA CONAKRY
GUINEA-BISSAU BISSAU
GUYANA GEORGETOWN

H

 
HAITI PORT-AU-PRINCE
HONDURAS TEGUCIGALPA
HUNGARY BUDAPEST

I

 
ICELAND REYKJAVIK
INDIA NEW DELHI
INDONESIA JAKARTA
IRAN TEHRAN
IRAQ BAGHDAD
IRELAND DUBLIN
ISRAEL JERUSALEM
ITALY ROME

J

 
JAMAICA KINGSTON
JAPAN TOKYO
JORDAN AMMAN

K

 
KAZAKHSTAN NUR-SULTAN
KENYA NAIROBI
KIRIBATI SOUTH TARAWA
KOSOVO PRISTINA
KUWAIT KUWAIT CITY
KYRGYZSTAN BISHKEK

L

 
LAOS VIENTIANE
LATVIA RIGA
LEBANON BEIRUT
LESOTHO MASERU
LIBERIA MONROVIA
LIBYA TRIPOLI
LIECHTENSTEIN VADUZ
LITHUANIA VILNIUS
LUXEMBOURG LUXEMBOURG

M

 
MADAGASCAR ANTANANARIVO
MALAWI LILONGWE
MALAYSIA KUALA LUMPUR
MALDIVES MALE
MALI BAMAKO
MALTA VALLETTA
MARSHALL
ISLANDS
MAJURO
MAURITANIA NOUAKCHOTT
MAURITIUS PORT LOUIS
MEXICO MEXICO CITY
MICRONESIA,
FEDERATED 
STATES OF
PALIKIR
MOLDOVA CHISINAU
MONACO MONACO
MONGOLIA ULAANBAATAR
MONTENEGRO PODGORICA
MOROCCO RABAT
MOZAMBIQUE MAPUTO
MYANMAR
(formerly Burma)
NAY PYI TAW

N

 
NAMIBIA WINDHOEK
NAURU YAREN DISTRICT
NEPAL KATHMANDU
NETHERLANDS AMSTERDAM
NEW ZEALAND WELLINGTON
NICARAGUA MANAGUA
NIGER NIAMEY
NIGERIA ABUJA
NORTH KOREA PYONGYANG
NORTH MACEDONIA
(formerly Macedonia)
SKOPJE
NORWAY OSLO

O

 
OMAN MUSCAT

P

 
PAKISTAN ISLAMABAD
PALAU NGERULMUD
PALESTINE EAST JERUSALEM
PANAMA PANAMA CITY
PAPUA NEW GUINEA PORT MORESBY
PARAGUAY ASUNCIÓN
PERU LIMA
PHILIPPINES MANILA
POLAND WARSAW
PORTUGAL LISBON

Q

 
QATAR DOHA

R

 
ROMANIA BUCHAREST
RUSSIA MOSCOW
RWANDA KIGALI

S

 
SAINT KITTS & NEVIS BASSETERRE
SAINT LUCIA CASTRIES
SAINT VINCENT & THE GRENADINES KINGSTOWN
SAMOA APIA
SAN MARINO SAN MARINO
SÃO TOMÉ & PRÍNCIPE SÃO TOMÉ
SAUDI ARABIA RIYADH
SENEGAL DAKAR
SERBIA BELGRADE
SEYCHELLES VICTORIA
SIERRA LEONE FREETOWN
SINGAPORE SINGAPORE
SLOVAKIA BRATISLAVA
SLOVENIA LJUBLJANA
SOLOMON ISLANDS HONIARA
SOMALIA MOGADISHU
SOUTH AFRICA BLOEMFONTEIN, CAPE TOWN, PRETORIA
SOUTH KOREA SEOUL
SOUTH SUDAN JUBA
SPAIN MADRID
SRI LANKA COLOMBO, SRI JAYAWARDENEPURA KOTTE
SUDAN KHARTOUM
SURINAME PARAMARIBO
SWEDEN STOCKHOLM
SWITZERLAND BERN
SYRIA DAMASCUS

T

 
TAJIKISTAN DUSHANBE
TANZANIA DODOMA
THAILAND BANGKOK
TIMOR-LESTE DILI
TOGO LOMÉ
TONGA NUKU ĽALOFA
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO PORT OF SPAIN
TUNISIA TUNIS
TURKEY ANKARA
TURKMENISTAN ASHGABAT
TUVALU FUNAFUTI

U

 
UGANDA KAMPALA
UKRAINE KIEV
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (UAE) ABU DHABI
UNITED KINGDOM* (UK) LONDON
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (USA) WASHINGTON, D.C.
URUGUAY MONTEVIDEO
UZBEKISTAN TASHKENT

V

 
VANUATU PORT VILA
VATICAN CITY (Holy See) VATICAN CITY
VENEZUELA CARACAS
VIETNAM HANOI

Y

 
YEMEN SANA’A

Z

 
ZAMBIA LUSAKA
ZIMBABWE HARARE