60 Hunger Games Trivia Questions and Answers

Are you a fan of the Hunger Games series? Do you love the books, or do you prefer the movies? Or do you love it all? You can test your knowledge with our Hunger Games trivia quiz.

The Hunger Games was an incredibly popular series of books back in the late noughties, and they kickstarted a wave of dystopian Young Adult fiction that lasted for years to come.

On top of that, they were adapted into a series of action-packed movies with stars like Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, and Woody Harrelson.

Whether you consider yourself a mega-fan or a casual viewer, This Hunger Games trivia quiz will put your knowledge to the test.

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General Hunger Games Trivia Questions and Answers

General Hunger Games Trivia

Okay, Tributes – let’s start from the beginning.

The first round of this quiz includes fifteen Hunger Games trivia questions to warm you up and bring those memories of Panem flooding back.

Katniss Everdeen’s world is turned upside down when she volunteers as tribute in the brutal, bloodthirsty Hunger Games competition. 

The only way to win is to be the last person standing, but Katniss’s involvement in the games will cause more problems for the Capitol than anyone could have realized.

But do you remember the basics of the Hunger Games stories?

May the odds be ever in your favor!

1. How many Hunger Games books are there in total?
2. In which year was the first Hunger Games book published?
3. Where is the Hunger Games story set?
4. What is the protagonist's name in the Hunger Games?
Katniss Everdeen
5. In what year was the first Hunger Games movie released?
6. What is the name of the prequel to the Hunger Games trilogy?
The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
7. What is the actress's name who plays Katniss Everdeen?
Jennifer Lawrence
8. What does the Mockingjay symbolize?
Resistance against the Capitol
9. What is the name of the ceremony where new contestants are chosen to compete in the Hunger Games?
The Reaping
10. How old do contestants have to be to compete in the Hunger Games?
11. What is the famous quote spoken by Effie as contestants prepare to begin the Hunger Games?
May the odds be ever in your favor
12. Who is the president of Panem?
President Snow
13. Which district is Katniss from?
District 12
14. How many Hunger Games movies are there?
15. What is the name given to Hunger Games fans?

Hunger Games Characters & Story Trivia Questions & Answers

Hunger Games Characters & Story Trivia

Okay, now, onto round two!

The Hunger Games books, written by Suzanne Collins, did phenomenally well, selling over 100 million copies worldwide.

With four books in the series (including a prequel, released later than the main trilogy), fans of the series loved reading about Katniss’s rebellion alongside her complicated love triangle.

How much can you remember from the Hunger Games books and their characters?

Give these fifteen questions a try!

1. What are the names of Katniss's love interests?
Gale and Peeta
2. Which girl was originally chosen to participate in the Hunger Games before Katniss took her place?
Katniss's sister, Prim
3. What happened to Katniss and Prim's father?
He was killed in a mine explosion
4. What is the name of Katniss's stylist?
5. What is the name of the young girl Katniss befriends in the 74th Hunger Games?
6. What weapon does Katniss prefer to use?
A bow and arrow
7. In the 74th Hunger Games, how long does it take for the first contestant to die?
9 seconds
8. In the opening ceremony, Katniss wears a cape. What is the cape made of?
9. What is the name of Katniss and Peeta's mentor?
10. What does Peeta's family do?
They run a bakery
11. Who won the 74th Hunger Games?
Katniss and Peeta
12. Does Katniss kill anyone in the 74th Hunger Games?
13. What does Katniss do to say goodbye to Rue?
Covers her in flowers
14. What does Haymitch think is very important for Peeta and Katniss?
15. What station is Peeta very good at?

Hunger Games Panem and History Trivia Questions and Answers

Hunger Games Panem and History Trivia

A good dystopian series will have a rich history and backstory, and the Hunger Games is no exception.

The world of Panem is brutal and harsh, split into districts with many citizens struggling to survive.

The poverty of the people, combined with the corrupt Capitol district, creates an interesting backdrop for the stories and movies as Katniss takes center stage.

Think you know your tesserae from your Quarter Quells?

Give these fifteen questions a whirl!

1. How many districts are there?
2. How can contestants win the Hunger Games?
By surviving
3. How does the Capitol identify contestants?
By testing their blood
4. Why do the Hunger Games have to happen every year?
To keep the citizens in line
5. What are tesserae?
Food rations
6. What are mutations?
Genetically modified animals
7. How often are Quarter Quells held?
Every 15 years
8. What is an Avox missing?
Their tongues
9. What is the name given to competitive, dangerous contestants of the Hunger Games?
Career tributes
10. What are residents of the Capitol known for?
Their flamboyant dress sense
11. Where is the Capitol located?
The Rockies
12. What happened to District 13?
It was destroyed by the Capitol
13. How many contestants participate in the Hunger Games?
14. How many official Hunger Games tournaments were there altogether?
15. What is the name of the area where contestants begin a Hunger Games tournament?
The Cornucopia

Hunger Games Movie Trivia Questions and Answers

Hunger Games Movie Trivia

The books were developed into movies, with the first movie released in 2012. They were hugely successful, with many fans loving the loyal portrayal of the books.

The movies were filmed all at once, taking three years for the production to complete. It propelled young actress Jennifer Lawrence into stardom.

While movie adaptions can never include all the details of the books, it’s still pretty truthful to the world of Panem. While the movies are brutally violent, people love the heroic, gritty portrayal of Katniss.

Did you watch all the movies? Let’s see how much you can remember about the series.

Give these fifteen questions a try!

1. Who played Gale in the movies?
Liam Hemsworth
2. How old was Jennifer Lawrence when she first began filming as Katniss Everdeen?
3. Who played Peeta in the movies?
Josh Hutcherson
4. How much money did the first Hunger Games movie take at the box office?
$694 million
5. Who played Haymitch in the movies?
Woody Harrelson
6. Who did Jennifer Lawrence accidentally knock unconscious during filming?
Josh Hutcherson
7. Is Jennifer Lawrence right-handed or left-handed?
8. How many hair stylists are listed in the credits?
9. In which US state was the first movie filmed?
North Carolina
10. Who directed the first Hunger Games movie?
Gary Ross
11. Which song from the movie soundtrack won a Grammy award?
Safe and Sound by Taylor Swift feat. the Civil Wars
12. When was the last movie released?
13. Who plays Effie in the Hunger Games?
Elizabeth Banks
14. Donald Sutherland plays which character in the movies?
President Snow
15. What was the total budget for all 4 Hunger Games movies?
$78 million

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Thanks so much for joining us for our Hunger Games trivia quiz. These are incredible stories that will stand the test of time, and it’s fun to revisit them again.

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