Nowadays, children spend the majority of their time in front of the tv or on their phones, and they are oblivious to what is going on all around the planet. Games and apps keep them attached to their electrical gadgets, and your child will become anti-social in the long run as a result. As the world gets more challenging by the day, it is important that your children remain aware of what is going on in the world.

In this article, you will learn some exciting quiz games for kids along with fun puzzles and riddles.

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Quiz Games for Kids with Puzzles and Riddles

GK Quiz for Kids

What is the standard taste of the water?

Answer: Water is tasteless

Which is the tallest mountain in the world?

Answer: Mount Everest

Which country is called the land of rising sun?

Answer: Japan

Which is the fastest animal on the land?

Answer: Cheetah

Who is the inventor of electricity?

Answer: Benjamin Franklin

Which continent is known as ‘Dark’ continent?

Answer: Africa

Which planet is known as the Red Planet?

Answer: Mars

Which is the tallest animal on the earth?

Answer: Giraffe

Which is the most sensitive organ in our body?

Answer: Skin

Which two parts of the body continue to grow for your entire life?

Answer: Nose and Ears

The largest ‘Democracy’ in the world?

Answer: India

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General Knowledge Quiz for Kids

Which is the largest ocean in the world?

Answer: Pacific Ocean

Which is the instrument used to measure Blood pressure?

Answer: Sphygmomanometer

How many years are there in a century?

Answer: One Hundred

Which is the largest country in the world?

Answer: Russia

Which is the principal source of energy for earth?

Answer: Sun

Which is the smallest continent?

Answer: Australia

Which is the densest jungle in the world?

Answer: The Amazon rainforest

Which is the coldest location on earth?

Answer: East Antarctica

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Riddles and Puzzles with Answers

  1. Billy’s mother had five children. The first was named Lala, the second was named Lele, the third was named Lili, the fourth was named Lolo. What was the fifth child named?
  2. Choose the correct sentence: “the yolk of the egg is white” or “the yolk of the egg is white.”
  3. It’s as light as a feather, but the strongest person can’t hold it for more than five minutes. What is it?
  4. The more there is, the less you see. What is it?
  5. What gets wetter while it dries?
  6. You can find it in Mercury, Earth, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn, but not in Venus or Neptune. What is it?
  7. It likes food, but water kills it. What is it?
  8. What’s full of holes but can still hold water?
  9. Which is heavier, a pound of feathers or a pound of rocks?
  10. How far can a dog run into the woods?
  11. You’re driving a city bus. At the first stop, three women get on. At the second stop, one woman gets off and a man gets on. At the third stop, two children get on. The bus is blue and it’s raining outside in December. What colour is the bus driver’s hair?
  12. There are three houses. One is red, one is blue and one is white. If the red house is to the left of the house in the middle, and the blue house is to the right of the house in the middle, where’s the white house?
  13. It’s at the centre of gravity and you can find it in Venus, but not Mars. What is it?
  14. What goes on four feet in the morning, two in the afternoon and three in the evening?
  15. What travels faster: heat or cold?
  16. A man was walking in the rain in the middle of nowhere without a coat or an umbrella. He got soaked, but not a single hair on his head was wet. How can this be?
  17.  A cowboy rode into town on Friday. He stayed in town for three days and rode back out on Friday. How is this possible?

Answers: Puzzles and Riddles

  1. Billy
  2. Neither. Egg yolks are yellow, not white!
  3. Breath
  4. Fog
  5. A towel
  6. The letter “R”
  7. Fire
  8. A sponge
  9. Neither. Both weigh a pound!
  10. Halfway. Once it reaches halfway, it’s running out of the woods.
  11. Whatever colour your hair is. Remember, you’re driving the bus!
  12. In Washington, D.C.
  13. The letter “V”
  14. A human. The times of day represent stages of human life. At the beginning of life, a baby crawls on four “feet.” As a person gets older, they walk on two feet. Later in life, a person will walk on three “feet” (two feet, plus a cane to help them walk).
  15. Heat travels faster because you can catch a cold!
  16. He was bald.
  17. The horse’s name was Friday.

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Why Quiz is Important for Kids?

Well-targeted, custom-made quizzes in which students can test themselves but excel can improve their self-esteem and trust. Individual quizzes alleviate the pressure that a ‘quiz’ can carry and allow kids to make errors in particular. Even when used in groups or pairs, the fun element of a quiz may encourage children who are less confident to make errors, particularly if the quiz encourages them to think twice.


If the quiz is pre topic or mid-topic, it will really let you see what students know or have learned. As a consequence, it will notify the individual next steps in preparation. Quizzes, in reality, are an excellent way to reinforce learning for students during a type of study.


When they put the puzzle pieces together, children learn to think about a challenge and find a solution. Motor development and hand-eye synchronization, when they manoeuvre puzzle pieces to bring the puzzle upright, children develop their motor skills and hand-eye cognitive abilities. Therefore, being a parent, you must encourage your kids to learn quizzes, puzzles and riddles to sharpen their mind.

To read more about child developmental activities, check out the blog section of The Real School Of Montessori.

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