Looking for a new Back to School Ice Breaker Game? Look no further! This game is great for teachers and students alike, as long as the questions are age-appropriate. This could also be a good travel game, assuming someone other than the driver is “hosting” the game.
Trivia Game for Teachers & Students
The Goal –
Be the person/team with the most correct answers per round. The player/team with the most correct answers wins!
The participant/team with the lowest number of correct answers per round will be eliminated. When two people/teams are remaining, they will compete against one another.
How to Play –
- Create teams (individuals or multiple person teams)
- Decide on a game host.
- The game host will pose seven (7) questions to the each person/team. If a timer is desired, it will be started after the first question has been read in its entirety.)
- Passes are allowed and you can come back to the question. The first answer is the accepted answer.
- After the questions are answered, the host will tell the player/team how many questions were answered correctly and give the answers.
- The host will then ask seven new questions to the next person/team.
- Repeats step five and six until all the players/teams have participated in the first round.
- The team with the lowest number of answers is eliminated and round two begins.
- Continue each round like the first until there are only two people/teams remaining.
- The player/team with the most correct answers in the last round wins!!
customize the ice breaker game –
Because this is a trivia game, there are no wrong categories! You could do any/all trivia topics, Space-themed, Christmas-themed, etc.
It may even be fun to do a 3-question version where you use your staff’s personal lives (ex: “__ has a cat named Jinx”) so your staff can get to know one another!
trivia questions & answers to get you started –
- Which is the hottest planet in the solar system? Venus (with a temperature of 460 degrees C)
- Who appears on a 10 dollar bill? Hamilton
- What is the state bird of Oklahoma? Scissor-tailed Flycatcher
- What shape is used for stop signs? Octagon
- What year did Disneyland open? 1955
- What did the Taco Bell chihuahua say? “Yo Quiero Taco Bell”
- Where does Spongebob Squarepants live? Pineapple under the Sea
- What is the Denver football team’s mascot? Broncos!
- What is Joey Tribbiani’s famous line? “What YOOOOUUUU doing”
- Where in the body is blood produced? Bone Marrow
- In Tangled, what’s Rapunzel’s chameleon’s name? Pascal
- What’s the largest animal on earth? Blue Whale
- What football team’s fans are known as ‘cheese heads’? Green Bay Packers
- The Bermuda Triangle is located in which ocean? North Atlantic
- What does SEO stand for? Search Engine Optimization
- How many bones does the human body have? 206
- In what land can you find Big Thunder Mountain? Frontierland
- How many teeth does an adult have? 32
- What is the capital city of Italy? Rome
- Kingston, Zuma, and Apollo are the sons of which musician? Gwen Stefani
- In the UK, what is the day after Christmas known as? Boxing Day
- ‘When You Wish Upon a Star’ is from what movie? Pinocchio
- What is the lowest army rank of a US soldier? Private
- What do you call a large group of stars, dust, and gas? A Galaxy
- What did the Crocodile swallow in Peter Pan? Clock
- What’s the hardest rock? Diamond
- The Statue of Liberty was given by which country? France
- What does Hakuna Matata mean? “No Worries”
- What was the name of Walt Disney’s first cartoon character? Oswald the Lucky Rabbit
- What was the first Pixar Movie? Toy Story
- What is the name for the hashtag symbol on a phone? Pound or Number Sign
- Which planet has the largest ocean? Jupiter
- Area 51 is located in which state? Nevada
- What is the common name for dried plums? Prunes
- How many stars make up the Big Dipper? 7