115 Birthday Trivia Questions And Answers

Making it through another year in life is worth celebrating. Enjoy doing it with these birthday trivia questions and answers.

There are a lot of interesting facts related to birthdays. Our birthday trivia questions and answers will cover traditions and other fascinating things.

Are you ready to enjoy some fun birthday trivia on your special day? Then enjoy these great birthday trivia questions. If you’d like to see more trivia, check out: pop culture trivia, celebrity trivia,

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Birthday Trivia Questions

1. What actress sang Happy Birthday to President John F. Kennedy?

2. What is a golden birthday?

3. What is the most common birthday in the US?

4. In what country does ‘buon compleanno’ mean happy birthday?

5. On average, how many birthday cards are sent annually in the US?

6. What are you wearing if you’re in your birthday suit?

7. What is the least common birthday in the US?

8. On which birthday was Anne Frank given a diary?

9. What day of the week are most babies born?

10. Who wrote the 1959 children’s book ‘Happy Birthday To You!’?

11. In which year did Stevie Wonder record his rendition of ‘Happy Birthday to you’?

12. Which religion does not celebrate birthdays? 

13. In what country does ‘penblwydd hapus’ mean happy birthday?

14. Which Queen Of Countdown celebrates her birthday on Christmas Eve?

15. On which popular holiday does Annie Lennox celebrate her birthday?

16. Jared Leto celebrates his birthday on which seasonal day?

17. Which Game Of Thrones star was born on Boxing Day 1986?

18. Which ‘Fairytale of New York’ singer celebrates his birthday on Christmas Day?

19. Irish singer Caroline Corr celebrates her birthday on which notable date?

20. Which child actress received 135,000 presents for her 8th birthday?

21. Which activist did Stevie Wonder write ‘Happy Birthday’ for?

22. William Shakespeare passed away on which birthday? 

23. Which former soccer player/TV sports pundit was born on Christmas Day in 1957?

24. What year was the traditional Happy Birthday song written?

25. What group is said to have first celebrated birthdays?

26. What group of people invented birthday cakes?

27. What did Andy receive as a birthday present?

28. Who is believed to have started the tradition of giving birthday presents?

29. At what age do Jewish boys celebrate their Bar Mitzvah?

30. When does the Eastern Church celebrate the birth of Jesus?

31. Which famous English playwright shares his birthday and death day?

32. In which month do the most people in the world have their birthday?

33. What is the least common birth month?

34. Who is known for the song “Happy Birthday to You”?

35. In which culture is the first birthday considered particularly important and celebrated with a lavish party?

36. What is the term for someone who is 100 years old?

37. Who composed the melody that was later adapted for the “Happy Birthday” song?

38. In what year was “Happy Birthday to You” first published?

39. Which astrological sign corresponds to a birthday between May 21 and June 20?

40. In which country is a child’s first birthday celebrated with a feast and the tradition of the child grabbing an object from a tray to predict their future?

41. What is the tradition of the “quinceañera”?

42. Which president of the United States was born on July 4?

43. In Judaism, what is the name of the ceremony that celebrates a boy’s 13th birthday?

44. And what is the name of the ceremony that celebrates a girl’s 12th or 13th birthday in Judaism?

45. In what century did birthday candles become common on cakes in Germany?

46. What is the name of the sweet bread, often decorated with colored sprinkles, that is traditionally served at a birthday celebration in the Netherlands?

47. Who is the only British Prime Minister to have been born on Christmas Day?

48. In which country is your age counted from the day you were conceived, not from the day you were born?

49. What’s the term for a birthday that occurs on the day of the month with the same number as your age?

50. What is the term for someone who is 110 years old or older?

51. In which country do people traditionally hide their own birthdays?

52. In the Victorian era, what objects were baked into birthday cakes as a form of fortune-telling?

53. Who was the oldest person ever whose age has been verified, and how old did they live to be?

54. Which famous person was born on the “leap day” of February 29?

55. How often do people born on February 29, a leap day, celebrate their “real” birthday?

56. What is the significance of turning 16 years old in many Western cultures?

57. What is the term for the fear of birthdays?

58. Which famous physicist was born on the anniversary of Galileo’s death?

59. In which Asian country is it traditional to eat long noodles on your birthday to symbolize a long life?

60. What does a white birthday cake symbolize in Western culture?

61. Which famous American rapper shares a birthday with the release of his debut album?

62. What color birthday cake is traditionally given to boys in Western cultures?

63. How do you say “Happy Birthday” in Spanish?

64. In the UK, at what age do you receive a birthday card from the Queen?

65. In Australia, what is a common 21st birthday gift?

66. Which famous English queen had two birthdays?

67. What is the most popular birth day of the week in the U.S.?

68. Who is the youngest person to have ever achieved a number one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 in the U.S.?

69. How do you say “Happy Birthday” in French?

70. In Mexico, what is the birthday tradition involving a candy-filled container?

71. How do you say “Happy Birthday” in German?

72. Which famous English author has a birthday on Halloween?

73. In Russia, what is the traditional birthday flower to give?

74. What famous American leader was born on the national holiday of their country?

75. How do you say “Happy Birthday” in Japanese?

76. In Denmark, what do they traditionally hang outside a house to indicate a child’s birthday?

77. How do you say “Happy Birthday” in Italian?

78. In India, what is a common tradition to do on one’s birthday?

79. In the Netherlands, how do people celebrate their 50th birthday?

80. What’s the most common birth date for a Nobel Prize winner?

81. In Brazil, what sweet treat is often given out on birthdays?

82. How do you say “Happy Birthday” in Mandarin Chinese?

83. How do you say “Happy Birthday” in Arabic?

84. How do you say “Happy Birthday” in Korean?

85. In Iran, what do people traditionally jump over on their birthday?

86. What is the Queen’s “official” birthday?

87. Which famous US president was born on February 12?

88. What does a red birthday cake symbolize in Western culture?

89. What animal is traditionally associated with a person’s 60th birthday in Chinese culture?

90. Which famous American civil rights activist was born on January 15?

91. In which African country do children often receive a new name on their first birthday?

92. In which culture is the 60th birthday considered particularly important and celebrated with a grand party?

93. What is the astrological sign for people born between August 23 and September 22?

94. In Japan, what are the three ages considered particularly unlucky in a person’s life?

95. In the United States, what is traditionally given as a 25th birthday gift?

96. In Poland, what is the traditional birthday gift?

97. What is the average number of people who share the same birthday?

98. In Switzerland, what is a traditional birthday gift?

99. In which European country is it traditional to give odd-numbered gifts, but never a dozen?

100. What is the Queen’s actual birth date?

101. In which Asian country do people traditionally celebrate their birthday with seaweed soup?

102. What is the astrological sign for people born between July 23 and August 22?

103. In Vietnam, when do most people celebrate their birthday?

104. How many people in the world celebrate their birthday every day on average?

105. How do you say “Happy Birthday” in Dutch?

106. In Hungary, what is the tradition when singing “Happy Birthday”?

107. Which famous American actress shares her birthday with America’s Independence Day, July 4?

108. In Western cultures, what do black birthday decorations typically symbolize?

109. What is a “birthday suit”?

110. In traditional Native American cultures, what is often given as a birthday gift?

111. What is the astrological sign for people born between June 21 and July 22?

112. What is a common birthday tradition in Germany for adults?

113. Which famous American rapper has a birthday on Christmas Day?

114. Which astrological sign corresponds to a birthday between April 20 and May 20?

115. In Italy, what is a common 18th birthday gift?

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