39 Autumn Trivia Questions and Answers

If you’re planning a gathering this Fall, check out these Autumn trivia questions and answers, which could provide a fun game night for all the family!

Fall is the season of sugar, spice, and all things nice – it’s also the time we meet up with friends and family to spend some quality time together, but looking for entertainment suitable for all can be a challenge in itself. 

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This is where my Autumn trivia questions and answers come in!

The following 5 rounds are full of Autumn trivia questions and answers tailored to include every member of the family, with a specialized round just for kids

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General Autumn Trivia Questions and Answers

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The first collection of Autumn trivia questions and answers is a mixture of difficulty levels; easy, medium, and hard.

You will be asked a random selection of Autumn-related questions that will be in some way about the season – they could be based on historical events, global celebrations, people, places, animals, and more. 

If you’re splitting into teams, there needs to be no specific host as, thanks to the reveal the answer button, nobody has an advantage! 

Ready to begin?

Here we go! 

1: Which season comes before Autumn?
Summer.
2: What does the term 'fall' relate to?
The falling of leaves.
3: What is the first day of Autumn known as?3: What is the first day of Autumn known as?
Autumn Equinox.
4: Which global and spooky event is celebrated this season?
Halloween.
5: What did a study conducted by the Journal of Aging Research find about babies born during Autumn?
They are more likely to exceed 100 years of age than babies born during other months.
6: What month does Autumn start for those in the Northern Hemisphere?
September.
7: What season comes after Autumn?
Winter.
8: Before the 16th century, what was this season universally known as?
Harvest.
9: Which animal will begin to bury acorns in Autumn to see them through the winter?
Squirrel.
10: Which type of depression is also known as autumn anxiety and relates to a low mood due to this season?
Seasonal Affective Disorder.
11: What is the full moon closest to the Autumn Equinox called?
Harvest Moon.
12: A lack of which pigment turns the leaves of some trees to yellow, orange, or red during Autumn?
Chlorophylls.
13: According to Facebook data, what do more people do on the platform during Autumn than during any other season?
Change their relationship status (to 'in a relationship' or 'engaged.')
14: What are the 3 zodiac signs for Autumn?
Libra, Scorpio, and Sagittarius.
15: What word is used to describe birds leaving a colder climate during Autumn?
Migrate.
16: What color will leaves from an Aspen tree change to during Autumn?
Golden.
17: Which country doesn't experience Autumn?
Brazil.

World Wide Autumn Trivia Questions and Answers

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How you spend your time during Autumn may differ from those in your neighborhood, and it’ll certainly differ from how people from other countries do!

In this batch of Autumn trivia questions and answers, we will take a look, state by state, and country by country, to see some of the weird and wonderful things people get up to during this season. 

If you love Geography, you’ll adore this round!

Let’s begin!

1: In what country did Halloween originate?
Ireland.
2: Chuseok is a harvest festival in which country?
Korea.
3: During which decade did people in the US begin the practice of Trick or Treat?
1920s.
4: What event happens in the UK on November 5?
Bonfire Night.
5: The world's biggest Oktoberfest happens in Munich, Germany, each year. How many spectators are typical?
Between 6 and 7 million.
6: How is India's Autumn Festival of Lights better known?
Diwali.
7: In Mexico, residents celebrate Dia de Los Muertos at the start of November. What is the translation of this?
Day of the Dead.
8: What product is banned in Hollywood during the Halloween season?
Silly string.

Fun Facts About Autumn Trivia Questions and Answers

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There’s a lot to appreciate about Autumn, a season of mists, cozy nights, and new TV series

However, there’s also a lot to make you gasp; I’m not just referring to the spooks of Halloween!

The following Autumn trivia questions and answers relate to the most interesting aspects of the season!

If you’re looking for some fun trivia to share this Autumn, pay close attention to this round. 

Here we go!

1: Researchers at the University of Michigan discovered that the average person sleeps longer during the Autumn, which they believe is why there is a reduction in what type of medical emergency?
Heart attack.
2: What happens to women's hair during this season?
They experience more loss.
3: Which hormone levels in both men and women are at their highest in Autumn?
Testosterone.
4: Are birth rates at their highest or lowest during Autumn?
Highest.
5: What happens to the male Siberian hamster's testes during Autumn?
They swell by up to 17 times their standard size. Yikes!
6: Many bird species migrate during Fall, but the Arctic Tern makes the longest journey. How many miles long is this journey?
11,000 miles.
7: According to a Journal of Consumer Research study, men and women are more interested in watching what genre of movie during Autumn?
Romantic.

Kids Autumn Trivia Questions and Answers

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For many children, Autumn is the kickstart to weeks of fun and festivities; bobbing for apples, trick or treating, thanksgiving, and, of course, the run-up to Christmas!

But how much do kids today really know about this season?

The following Autumn trivia questions and answers are geared toward children and should include things they’ve been taught in school or at home about this season. 

Let’s discover how much your little one knows about Autumn!

1: Autumn begins in September in the Northern Hemisphere. What calendar month is September?
9th.
2: Why do the days feel shorter in Autumn?
There is less sunlight.
3: Animals who gather food in Autumn are preparing to do what during the winter?
Hibernate.
4: A Jack-O-Lantern is made out of which kind of vegetable?
Pumpkin.
5: What is the name of the Autumn festival that marks the Jewish new year?
Rosh Hashanah.
6: There are 5 main colors of Fall. Can you name them all?
Orange, red, purple, brown, and yellow.
7: Released in October 1993, which Halloween movie is based on the lives of the 3 Sanderson sisters, Winifred, Sarah, and Mary?
Hocus Pocus.

More Autumn Trivia Questions and Answers – Video

You’ve now completed all 39 Autumn trivia questions and answers! I hope you enjoyed playing. If you don’t want the fun to stop, why not try another trivia challenge? Here are some to consider:

Thank you for staying till the end of this trivia. I hope you learned something new and exciting about the season. Remember to check back soon for new trivia challenges!

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