Trivia Questions and Answers for Senior Citizens

Posted by Enlivant support center on April 21, 2022

Games are essential for keeping aging adults engaged, and trivia is an excellent brain exercise that jogs memory while providing fun! Below are some easy trivia questions for seniors that you can use for your next game night with loved ones.

Music Trivia Questions

1. What year did the Beatles officially disband? (1971)
2. What was the name of Elvis Presley's infamous estate located in Memphis, TN? (Graceland)
3. Who wrote the "Star Spangled Banner"? (Francis Scott-Key)
4. Which famous singer of the 40s and 50s had the nickname 'Ol' Blue Eyes'? (Frank Sinatra)
5. Tony Bennett had a 1951 Number 1 hit with the song "Cold, cold ____"? (Heart)

History Trivia Questions

1. What is the name of the woman who refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955? (Rosa Parks)
2. What did the U.S. Postal Service add in 1963 that is part of every address today? (zip codes)
3. Which president resigned in 1974 over the Watergate scandal? (Richard Nixon)
4. Who was the first woman to make a solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean? (Amelia Earhart)
5. Which years did WWII start and end? (1939-1945)

Hollywood Trivia Questions

1. Ward and June were two main characters from what famous TV show of the late 50s and early 60s? (Leave it to Beaver)
2. Which rising young star from the movie Rebel Without a Cause died in an automobile accident in 1955? (James Dean)
3. In which film did Humphrey Bogart say, "We'll always have Paris?" (Casablanca)
4. What are the names of the Three Stooges? (Moe, Larry and Curly)
5. Which actress, whose career spanned from the 30s to the 80s, has won the most Academy Awards? (Katharine Hepburn with 4 wins and 12 nominations)

Miscellaneous Trivia Questions

1. What color is the M in McDonalds? (yellow)
2. What is the Aloha State? (Hawaii)
3. What is the National Dish of America? (hamburger)
4. Which blood type is known as the universal donor? (O-negative)
5. Where is Times Square? (New York City)

Be sure to pull out these trivia questions for seniors on the next rainy day or family game night for a trip down memory lane and some friendly competition!

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