79 fun & exciting baby trivia questions

Recently updated on October 31st, 2023 at 02:33 pm

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Get ready to test your knowledge on all things baby-related. Whether you’re a new parent, a seasoned pro, or just here for the fun, these baby trivia question are sure to tickle your brain and make you go “Aww!

You can even use the list of baby trivia questions below as part of a virtual baby shower. I organised an online baby shower for my friend, and everyone absolutely enjoyed the list of questions below.

Now lets test if the new parents are ready for the sleepless nights and challenges of parenthood.

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To make the baby trivia questions more exciting, set a time limit and divide participants into small groups. Possible mix participants who are non-parents with those who are currently parents.

Set a prize for those that group that gets the most number of correct answers. Now, let’s get started with the baby shower question.

As for the gift, I kept it simple with just a crown for the winning team to get everyone in the mood of the party.

Fun baby trivia questions

Eyes Wide Open!
What color are most babies born with?
Answer: Blue.

Taste Buds Galore!
How many taste buds does a newborn have compared to an adult?
Answer: A newborn has around 30,000 taste buds, even on the roof and sides of their mouth. Adults have around 10,000, and only on the tongue.

First Steps!
At what age do most babies start walking?
Answer: Between 9 to 12 months, though some might take a little longer.

Sleepy Time!
How many hours does the average newborn sleep in a day?
Answer: 16 to 18 hours.

Tiny Teeth!
When do babies typically get their first tooth?
Answer: Between 4 to 7 months.

Baby Talk!
By what age do most babies say their first word?
Answer: Between 10 to 14 months.

Little Listeners!
When can a baby start hearing sounds from outside the womb?
Answer: Around the 18th week of pregnancy.

Super Senses!
Which sense is the most developed at birth?
Answer: The sense of hearing.

Growing Fast!
How many bones are babies born with?
Answer: About 270. As they grow, some of the bones fuse together, and by adulthood, the number decreases to 206.

Milk Matters!
Which animal’s milk is the closest to human breast milk in composition?
Answer: Goat’s milk.

Cry Me a River!
Why don’t newborns shed tears when they cry?
Answer: Their tear ducts aren’t fully developed yet.

Unique Prints!
Just like fingerprints, what other print is unique to every individual?
Answer: Tongue print.

Baby’s Best Friend!
What is the most popular first word said by babies?
Answer: “Dada” or “Mama”.

World Record Baby!
What’s the highest number of babies born to one woman?
Answer: 69, by a woman in Russia in the 1700s.

Little Swimmers!
Can newborns naturally swim?
Answer: No, but they do have reflexes that make it look like they can.

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow!
Why do some babies lose their hair in the first few months?
Answer: Hormonal changes after birth.

Baby Vision!
How far can newborns clearly see?
Answer: 8 to 12 inches.

Musical Ears!
Which classical composer’s music is popularly known as beneficial for babies’ brain development?
Answer: Mozart.

Baby Strength!
Which is the strongest muscle in a baby’s body?
Answer: The tongue.

Double Trouble!
In which continent are you most likely to naturally conceive twins?
Answer: Africa.

Baby’s First Photo!
What is the name of the imaging procedure that lets you see the baby inside the womb?
Answer: Ultrasound.

Sweet Tooth!
Why do babies love sweet flavors?
Answer: They are born with a preference for sweet tastes.

Baby Communication!
Before they can speak, how do babies communicate?
Answer: Through gestures, facial expressions, and sounds.

Little Acrobat!
When do babies start to kick inside the womb?
Answer: Around 18 to 25 weeks of pregnancy.

Baby Hydration!
Why don’t babies drink water in their first few months?
Answer: Their primary hydration comes from breast milk or formula.

Baby’s First Friend!
What is the name of the soft spot on a baby’s head?
Answer: Fontanelle.

Nature’s Pacifier!
Why do babies suck their thumbs?
Answer: It’s a natural reflex that comforts them.

Baby’s Protection!
What is the name of the fine, soft hair that covers a newborn’s body?
Answer: Lanugo.

Growing Up!
By what age do babies typically double their birth weight?
Answer: By 5 months.

Baby’s Palette!
When do babies start to develop taste buds?
Answer: Around 9 weeks of gestation.

Pregnancy baby trivia questions

Below are some baby trivia questions that your baby shower guests will enjoy:

1.    When is the appropriate to take a pregnancy test?

Answer: A week after a missed flow.

2.    How many weeks are in a regular pregnancy period?

Answer: 40 weeks

3.    At what period can your doctor or gynecologist confirm your baby’s gender?

Answer: Between 18 to 20 weeks into the pregnancy period.

4.    Which is the first sense that a baby develops?

Answer: Sense of Touch

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5.     Who arranges the mother’s baby shower?

Answer: Her close friends and family

6. Baby shower is celebrated by different cultures. How is it called in South Africa?

Answer: A Stork Party

7.     How is it called in China?

Answer: It is referred to as “Red Egg” or Ginger Parties

8.     What is the C-section rate in the United States?

Answer: Approximately 28%                      

9.     What is the rate of C-Section in South Africa?

Answer: Over 32%

10.  Which body part is not present when a baby is born?

Answer: The Kneecaps

11.  What percentage of new babies get delivered in their due date?

Answer: Approximately 5%

12. What is the longest number of days for a pregnancy ever recorded?

Answer: It was recorded to be 375 days.

13.  Do you think babies are born with blue eyes?

Answer: The answer is No. Most babies are actually born with brown eye color.

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14.  What is the average recommended amount you should consume when pregnant?

Answer: 300 Calories per day.

15. Is it true that the more heartburn you experience during your pregnancy determines if your baby will be born with a head full of hair or not?

Answer: This is absolutely true. Scientists have proven this to be true from an old wives’ tale.

Baby Shower Questions

The first year of life can be very challenging for new parents. The questions below will test how ready parents to be are for the challenges ahead.

16.  How often should the baby be fed?

Answer: After every 2-4 hours.

17. The area around the umbilical cord stump of the baby should be cleaned regularly. True or False?

Answer: False. It should be kept clean and dry at all times. This prevents entry pathogens which may cause infection to your baby.

18.  At what age do babies start sitting?

Answer: At around 5-6 months.

19.  What is the recommended time that you should start cleaning your bay?

Answer: This is after the umbilical stump falls off.

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20. Which parent is likely to look like the baby?

Answer: Of course it’s the Mum. Yeah the mum.

21.  How many hours does a baby sleep on daily average?

Answer: A baby sleeps for an average 16 hours a day.

22. How long does it take men and women to change a baby diaper?

Answer: It is estimated that men take 1.20 minutes while women take 3 minutes.

23. Who decides the theme of the baby’s room?

Answer: Both parents

24.  How long does it take a baby to recognize his father’s voice?

Answer: Roughly 14 days.

25.  How long does it take the baby to recognize the Mother’s voice?

Answer: The baby does this in 1 week.

26. Which is the first baby item parents usually purchase?

Answer: Study has shown that parents are most likely to buy dresses.

27.  Which is one of the most classic baby shower game?

Answer: This is the baby shower bingo game.

28.  How is Shower bingo game played?

Answer: Guests fill in the bingo cards with gifts they think the mother will receive during the baby shower.

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29.  How many bones are in a newborn baby?

Answer: Approximately 300 bones.

30.  After how many weeks does a baby get to smile?

Answer: Around 5-8 weeks

31. Which color was used to represent a baby in the early 90s?

Answer: Pink

32.  What is the most special gift you get to receive on a baby shower?

Answer: A parenting guide book.

33.  After how many months does the baby’s fingerprints appear?

Answer: Between 2-3months.

34 Most common first word said by a baby:

Answer : Mommy

35 How often should you change your baby’s diaper ?

Answer : Every 2 to 3 hours

35 when do babies recognize father’s voice ?

Answer : 32 weeks

36 At which week scan can you find out the sex of your baby?

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answer : 20 weeks

37 What is the weight of the heaviest baby

Answer : 22 pounds 8 ounces

Multiple choice baby trivia questions

38. Which parent is likely to look more like the baby?

a)    Mum

b)   Dad

c)    Both

39. Who will take the role of changing the babies?

a)    Both

b)   Mum

c)    Dad

40. Who will be more concerned about the baby’s health?

a)    Dad

b)   Both

c)    Mum

41. Who will most likely spoil the baby?

a)    Dad

b)   Both

c)    Mum

42. Who will tell more bedtime stories to the baby?

a)    Dad

b)   Mum

c)    Both

43. Who will mostly engage in the baby’s activities when he/she is all grown up?

a)    Both

b)   Mum

c)    Dad

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44. What is the mass of the heaviest baby ever recorded?

Answer: 23pounds and 12 ounces

45. What is mummy’s favorite dish?

Answer: Hint (Asked to all friends and relatives present at the baby shower?)

46. What is the average number of diapers a baby uses in a day?

Answer: 7-12 diapers.

47. What was the most memorable thing is Catherine Giudici Lowe’s baby shower?

Answer: A pink flamingo theme.

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Celebrity Baby Trivia

We live in an era where we follow the lives of our favorite celebrities. Some are even our role models. You can challenge the friends and relatives at the baby shower and try find out who best knows their celebrity the best.

49. What was the theme for Chrissy Teigen’s baby shower?

Answer: It had a princess theme.

50. When was Halsey’s baby shower and what was interesting about it?

Answer: It was on June with adorably decorated bibs.

51. What was the most adorable item at Khloe Kardashian’s baby shower?

Answer: Elephant sculptures all made out of flowers.

Disney Baby Questions.

We all know that a baby shower is all about pampering the parent-to-be with gifts but this does not mean we can’t go the extra mile and make it more exciting using fun baby shower games.

We can light up the occasion even more with some Disney Trivia questions.

Yes, you heard it right. Here are some examples you can pick and add to your list;

52. In finding Nemo, what were the two names chosen by Merlin for their children?

Answer: Nemo

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53.  Which fairy godmother was entrusted with protecting and hearing baby Aurora?

Answer: Flora, Fauna and Merrweather.

54. Who were the two friends who helped the sweet Prince of the Forest learn to stand and take the first steps?

Answer? Genno and Gurii.

55. How is a fairy born?

Answer: When a baby laughs for the first time after being born.

56. On which date did the movie “The Little Mermaid” debut?

Answer? 17th November, 1989

57. In the movie The Little Mermaid, who was Prince Ariel’s best friend?

Answer: Flounder

58. Who led the colony where the King and Queen to take Elsa and Anna?

Answer: Pabbie the Grand

59. In which place did Elsa build the palace of Ice?

Answer: North Mountain.

We hope the baby trivia questions above will be a fun addition to your baby shower function. You can always turn this into a printable game by printing the questions above.

Finally, before you go don’t forget to check this out

Check out the Happy Printable Journal, packed with amazing worksheets, including ways to manage anxiety and helping children develop positive habits.

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Asif is a trivia enthusiast and wordsmith, known for crafting engaging trivia questions that educate and entertain. With a deep curiosity about various subjects, Asif's questions are meticulously researched and thought-provoking. Beyond trivia, Asif occasionally shares insights and experiences in journals, offering readers a unique perspective on their passion for knowledge.

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