140 March Trivia Questions (Do You Know These Fun Facts?) 2024

March trivia questions will bring back the warmth of springtime! Discover intriguing facts that make this month truly special.

Fun Fact: March was named after Mars, the Roman god of war.

March trivia questions and answers

“March, when days are getting long, Let thy growing hours be strong and set right some wintry wrong.”

Caroline May

March Symbols (Picture Quiz Round)

Can you name these iconic March symbols?

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March sumbols; what is fun trivia about?

The Ash Tree

The Alder Tree


8. Use the picture. What does this animal represent?

The rabbit is the animal of March.

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Easy March Fun Facts Trivia

Fun Fact: According to Greek myth, the return of spring signals the return of Persephone, the goddess of plants and fertility.


9. What month does March come after?

Answer: February (Related: February Trivia Questions)

10. What month does March come before?

Answer: April (Related: April Trivia Questions)

11. What begins on the second Sunday in March that makes the days longer?

Answer: Daylight Savings Time

12. What is celebrated on March 17th?

Answer: St. Patrick’s Day

13. What meteorological season is the month of March in the Northern Hemisphere?

Answer: Spring (See more Spring Trivia Questions)

14. What meteorological season is the month of March in the Southern Hemisphere?

Answer: Fall (Related: Fall Trivia)

15. How many days does the month of March have?

Answer: 31 days

16. If you are born February 19th-March 20th, you are considered what zodiac sign?

Answer: Pisces

17. If you are born March 21st-April 19th, you are considered what zodiac sign?

Answer: Aries

18. The first day of spring occurs in March and is also called what?

Answer: The vernal equinox

19. What is the term equinox Latin for?

Answer: “Equal night”

20. What happens on the vernal equinox?

Answer: 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness

21. What three days in March can the spring equinox (or first day of spring) fall on?

Answer: March 19, 20, or 21 every year

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22. What are the seasons in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres caused by?

Answer: The Earth’s tilted axis and its revolution around the sun.

23. True or False: March is the only month in the English language with three consecutive consonants.

Answer: True

24. During March, animals start to wake up from what?

Answer: Hibernation

25. When is the “Ides of March”?

Answer: March 15th

26. True or False: In the early Roman calendar March was the last month of the calendar year.

False: It was the first month of the calendar year before January and February were added.

27. For meteorologists, what are the three calendar spring months in the Northern Hemisphere?

Answer: March, April, May

28. Pisces is the twelfth or last astrological sign in the zodiac with which symbol?

Answer: Fish

29. March and what other spring month always end on the same day of the week?

Answer: June

30. March, February and what other month always start on the same day of the week unless it is a leap year?

Answer: November (See more November Trivia Questions)

31. True or False: March’s full Moon is called the Worm Moon.

Answer: True

32. Approximately 1.5 million college-age students engage in travel for what event? It occurs in March. (source)

Answer: Spring Break (see more Travel Trivia Questions)

33. What NCAA men’s and women’s college basketball tournaments are held starting in mid-March?

Answer: March Madness (See: March Madness Trivia)

34. Warm, moist air with more moving wind currents makes this more likely to happen in the spring.

Answer: Thunderstorms

35. True or False: “Spring Fever” is psychological and physiological symptoms associated with the arrival of spring in March.

Answer: True

March Picture Trivia Round

Name the March national days pictured in this trivia round (Bonus points if you know the date). (source)

March picture quizzes with answers

National Dress in Blue Day- First Friday in March

National Read Across America Day (Dr. Seuss Day)- March 2nd


National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day- March 1st

National Banana Cream Pie Day- March 2nd

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National Cold Cuts Day- March 3rd

World Wildlife Day- March 3rd

National Sons Day- March 4th (Related: Mom of Boys Quotes)

National Pound Cake Day- March 4th

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National Oreo Cookie Day- March 6th

International Women’s Day- March 8th

National Get Over It Day- March 9th

National Meatball Day- March 9th

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National Pack Your Lunch Day- March 10th

National Napping Day- Day after the return of Daylight Saving Time

Singles Promposal Day- March 11th

National Plant a Flower Day- March 12th

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National Good Samaritan Day- March 13th (Related: Awesome Kindness Activities)

National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day- March 13th

National Children’s Craft Day- March 14th (Related: Crafts Books for Kids)

National PI Day- March 14th (Related: Math Trivia Questions)

March food trivia picture quiz

National Potato Chip Day- March 14th

National Panda Day- March 16th

National Corned Beef and Cabbage Day- March 17th

National Let’s Laugh Day- March 19th (Related: Fun Facts About Laughter)

March national days

National Poultry Day- March 19th (Related: Chicken Jokes)

National French Bread Day- March 21st

National Chip and Dip Day- March 23rd

National Cocktail Day- March 24th

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National Spinach Day- March 26th

National Something on a Stick Day- March 28th

National Pita Day- March 29th

National Pencil Day- March 30th

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National Take a Walk In the Park Day- March 30th

National Tater Day- March 31st

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March Pop Culture Trivia

70. In March of 1960, who filed for divorce from Desi Arnaz, ending their marriage as well as the franchise on CBS?

Answer: Lucille Ball

71. In 1962, who scored 100 points in a single basketball game against the New York Knicks?

Answer: Wilt Chamberlain 

72. On March 2, 2009, Late Night with who premiered on NBC?

Answer: Jimmy Fallon

73. In March of 1991, who was severely beaten by police officers in Los Angeles, CA leading to massive riots in the city?

Answer: Rodney King

74. What mainstay broadcast journalist resigned as the main anchorman of the CBS Evenings news in March of 1981?

Answer: Walter Cronkite

75. Christopher Wallace, also known as who, was shot to death in March of 1997 at a stoplight in L.A.?

Answer: The Notorious B.I.G.

76. In March of 1983, what Michael Jackson song was broadcast on MTV for the first time?

Answer: “Billie Jean”

77. One of the earliest reality TV shows debuted on Fox in March of 1989. What was it? (Hint: “Bad Boys’ was the theme song)

Answer: COPS

78. In March 1957, what 13.8-acre estate was sold for $102,500 to Elvis Presley.

Answer: Graceland

79. In March of 1980, who was shot on the season finale of Dallas?

Answer: J.R. Ewing

80. What famous doll debuted in March 1959?


Answer: Barbie

81. On March 22, 1894, the first championship series for Lord Stanley’s Cup was played in what city?

Answer: Montreal, Canada

82. In March of 1955, what Tennessee Williams’ play opened in New York?

Answer: ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’

83. In March of 1998 what movie won 12 Academy Awards?

Answer: Titanic

84. What popular show premiered on NBC on March 24, 2005?

Answer: The Office

85. What popular show starring Miley Cyrus premiered on the Disney Channel in 2006?

Answer: Hannah Montana

86. In late March 1973, Native American actress Sacheen Littlefeather went to the podium for Marlon Brando to decline his “Best Actor” Oscar for his performance in what movie?

Answer: “The Godfather”

87. In 1960, who was the first to get his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?

Answer: Stanley Kramer

88. In March of 1994, what singer/performer appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman and stirred up controversy by going on a profanity-laden tirade. It marked the most censored event in television talk show history with 13 swear words being censored.

Answer: Madonna

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89. On March 31, 1995, what popular Latina singer was murdered?

Answer: Selena

90. In March of 1920, what high-profile celebrity married Mary Pickford?

Answer: Douglas Fairbanks

March Holidays and Celebrations Trivia

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91. What day in March celebrates the achievements of women and the progress made toward women’s rights?

Answer: International Women’s Day, March 8th

92. Who was Saint Patrick?

Answer: A Christian missionary (See more St. Patrick’s Day Trivia)

93. The earliest known St. Patrick’s Day celebrations were held in the 17th century on March 17, marking the anniversary of Saint Patrick’s _______.

Answer: Death

94. Where was Saint Patrick born?

Answer: Britain

95. According to folklore, why are shamrocks associated with St. Patrick’s Day?

Answer: The saint used its three leaves to explain the Trinity.

96. Why is the color green on St. Patrick’s Day?

Answer: Green represents the Catholics who rebelled against protestant England

97. True or False: St. Patrick banished snakes from Ireland.

False: Research suggests snakes never occupied the Emerald Isle in the first place. (source)

98. In Celtic folktales, what were leprechauns responsible for?

Answer: Mending the shoes of the other fairies.

99. True or False: The first St. Patrick’s Day parade was held in Ireland?

False: The St. Patrick’s Day parade began in America.

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100. The first St. Patrick’s Day parade was held in what state?

Answer: Florida

101. What meal has become a St. Patrick’s Day staple across the country?

Answer: Corned beef and cabbage

102. Why did the Irish immigrate to America beginning in 1845?

Answer: Potato famine caused widespread hunger.

103. What holy month begins at the first sighting of the crescent moon on the last night of the eighth month (often beginning or ending in March)?

Answer: Ramadan

104. What is Ramadan?

Answer: The ninth month of the Islamic calendar.

105. Why is Ramadan considered a holy month?

Answer: It honors the time when Allah revealed the first verses of the Qur’an, the holy book of Islam, to a caravan trader named Muhammad. (source)

106. What is a large tradition of Ramadan for Muslims?

Answer: Taking part in a month-long, dawn-to-sunset fast.

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107. What is the end of Ramadan fast celebration and feasting called?

Answer: Eid al-Fitr

108. March 29th-31st are known as the Borrowing Days. Why?

Answer: The last three days of March have a reputation for being stormy. Scottish folklore proposes that these three days were borrowed from April so that March might extend his power. (source)

109. True or False: Easter can fall in March.


110. When does Easter occur?

Easter always falls on the first Sunday after the first full moon after the spring equinox. This is between March 22 and April 25.

Spring Equinox > First full moon > First Sunday = Easter

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111. What is celebrated during Easter?

Answer: The Resurrection of Jesus.

112. What is the 40-day period of fasting or abstaining that leads up to Easter called?


113. What is the Sunday before Easter called?

Answer: Palm Sunday

114. What Jewish holiday was being celebrated at the time of Jesus’ death and resurrection?

Answer: Passover

115. What does Passover commemorate?

The Hebrews’ liberation from slavery in Egypt or the sparing of the firstborn of the Israelites.

116. 2 billion of these Easter treats are produced each year in the United States. What are they?



March History Trivia

Fun Fact: March (Martius) remained the first month of the Roman calendar year until as late as 153 BC. The month was the beginning of the season for both farming and warfare.

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117. On March 2nd, 1872, Congress made 2,222,773 acres of public land into America’s first national park. What is this park?

Answer: Yellowstone National Park

118. In March of 1961, President John F. Kennedy established what agency that trains and deploys volunteers to provide assistance?

Answer: Peace Corps

119. March 3rd, 1931, President Herbert Hoover made “The Star-Spangled Banner” the official national anthem of the United States. Who wrote this anthem?

Answer: Francis Scott Key

120. In March of 1836, this famous Texas Revolution Battle took place. What was it?

Answer: Battle of the Alamo

121. March 7th, 1876, who received his patent for the telephone?

Answer: Alexander Graham Bell

122. In March of 1918, what began in Fort Riley, Kansas killing 20 million people worldwide?

Answer: The influenza epidemic

123. On March 6, 1475, what artist of the fresco on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel was born?

Answer: Michelangelo

124. In March of 1933, what president gave his first national radio “fireside chat” from the White House?

Answer: Franklin D. Roosevelt

125. On March 15, 44 BC, who was stabbed to death in the Roman Senate house?

Answer: Julius Caesar (Beware the Ides of March!)

126. 12 years after his suicide, 72 paintings by what artist were shown in Paris in 1902?

Answer: Vincent Van Gogh

127. In 1852, what anti-slavery novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe was published?

Answer: Uncle Tom’s Cabin

128. Martin Luther King Jr. and 3200 civil rights demonstrators began a historic march from what city to the state capitol?

Answer: Selma, Alabama

129. What famous physicist who developed the general theory of relativity also shares a birthday with Pi Day on March 14th?

Answer: Albert Einstein

130. On March 28, 1783, a large earthquake happened in what Italian city?

Answer: Calabria

131. March 31, 1959, who fled the Chinese suppression of a national uprising in Tibet and crossed the border into India, where he was granted political asylum?

Answer: The Dalai Lama


Challenge Round: March Quotes & Sayings

Complete the missing words in these March sayings.

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132. “As it rains in March so it rains in ________.”

Answer: June

133. “When March comes like a lion it goes out like a ________.”

Answer: lamb

134. “March winds and April showers bring forth __________ ___________.”

Answer: May Flowers

135. “A dry March and a wet May – fill barns and bays with _________ and __________.”

Answer: corn and hay

Who said it?

136. “Daffodils, that come before the swallow dares, and take the winds of March with beauty.”

Answer: William Shakespeare

137. “The sun was warm but the wind was chill.
But if you so much as dare to speak,
a cloud come over the sunlit arch,
And wind comes off a frozen peak,
And you’re two months back in the middle of March.

Answer: Robert Frost, Two Tramps in Mud Time

138. “Our life is March weather, savage and serene in one hour. We go forth austere, dedicated, believing in the iron links of Destiny, and will not turn on our heel to save our life: but a book, or a bust, or only the sound of a name, shoots a spark through the nerves, and we suddenly believe in will.”

Answer: Ralph Waldo Emerson

139. “March is the Month of Expectation.
The things we do not know –
The Persons of prognostication
Are coming now.

Answer: Emily Dickinson, March is the Month of Expectation

140. “Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn.”

Answer: Lewis Grizzard

Host a March Trivia Night

Welcome the first month of spring by organizing a trivia event. It’s an interactive, competitive, and fun way to connect with friends and family.

  1. Grab fresh flowers and decorate your space.
  2. Play March trivia! Divide the group into teams, pick a trivia team name, and keep score.
  3. Have a small prize for the winning team.
  4. Don’t forget the yummy food and drinks!

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