Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader (Math)
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader (History)
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader (English)
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader (Science)
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader (Geography)
Riddles
100

What makes a square a square?

Four Equal Sides

100

Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first two men in the entire world to do what?

Walk on the moon

100

What's a person, place, or thing? 

Noun

100

What is H2O also known as?

Water

100

What is the tallest mountain in the world?

Mt. Everest

100

How many months of the year have 28 days?

All of them!

200

On a class field trip there are 4 buses taking 36 students to the zoo.  Each bus has the same number of each student.  How many students are on each bus?

9 students on each bus

200

Which ancient people built pyramids?

The Egyptians

200

Dad went outside and (sweep, swoop, sweeped, swept) the deck.

Swept

200

What are the animals without backbones known as?

Invertebrates

200

How many continents are there?

7

200

What goes up but never down?

Your Age

300

How many sides does a hexagon have?

6 Sides

300

The first fireworks were invented in what country during the seventh century?

China

300

What do you call the part of the story with all the action or the big twist?

Climax

300

What is the largest planet in the solar system?

Jupiter

300

What continent is Egypt part of? 

Africa

300

What has 2 hands and a face but is not alive?

A clock

400

Out of the fractions below, which is greatest?

3/20  ,  3/9  ,  3/5

3/5

400

Which language is the most widely spoken in South America?

Spanish 

400

In the story "The Boy Who Cried Wolf", what is the lesson?

If you keep lying, no one will believe you even if you are speaking the truth. Always speak the truth.

400

About how long does it take the moon to orbit Earth?

~24 hours  ,  ~365 days  ,  ~1 month

~1 month

400

What continent is India a part of?


Asia

400

If you don't keep me, I will break. What am I?

A Promise

500

If it’s 5:30pm when you leave for the store and 6:15pm when you get there, how long did it take?

45 minutes

500

Who discovered America?

Amerigo Verspucci

500

The main series of events in a story is called a what?

A plot

500

Why do you see often see lightning before you hear the thunder?

Light travels faster than sound

500

Which country gave America the Statue of Liberty?

France

500

It belongs to you, but your friends use it more. What is it?

Your name

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