October Trivia

50 October Trivia Questions and Answers – Everything Trivia

Ah, October – a month bursting with autumnal charm, historic significance, and worldwide celebrations. But how much do you really know about this enchanting month? From historical events to zodiac signs, from world-shaping moments to heartwarming traditions, we’ve put together a fascinating collection of October trivia questions to test your knowledge. Dive in and discover something new about the tenth month of the year!

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1. In which month does World Vegetarian Day fall?

2. Which famous explorer reached the New World in October 1492?

3. October is primarily associated with which zodiac signs?

4. On October 31st, what holiday is celebrated?

5. Which German festival that involves beer is often held in late September to the first weekend in October?

6. Which pink ribbon is associated with October?

7. What event caused the U.S. stock market to crash on October 29, 1929?

8. In the U.K., the second Monday of October is a holiday in which place?

9. Which day in October is observed to promote the rights and well-being of older persons?

10. What is the birthstone for October?

11. Which president of the United States proclaimed the first Columbus Day as a national holiday in 1937?

12. The ‘October Revolution’ is associated with which country?

13. What is the flower symbol for October?

14. Which iconic structure opened to the public on October 28, 1886?

15. Which American state became the 31st to join the union in October 1850?

16. On October 1, 1971, which theme park opened in Orlando, Florida?

17. Which poet wrote ‘The October Night’?

18. Which space agency launched its first satellite, Sputnik, in October 1957?

19. On October 14, 1947, who broke the sound barrier for the first time?

20. Which 1820s event started in October and led to the movement of a religious group to the west of the U.S.?

21. Which U.S. president was born on October 14, 1890?

22. The Battle of Hastings, a pivotal event in British history, occurred in which year during October?

23. Which Nobel Prize category is announced every October but given out in a different month?

24. In which year in October did the Cuban Missile Crisis take place?

25. Which country celebrates ‘Thanksgiving’ on the second Monday of October?

26. Which treaty, ending a major conflict, was signed on October 3, 1990?

27. Which October day is dedicated to raising awareness about mental health issues?

28. October 24th is observed as which international day?

29. In 2001, which device was first introduced by Apple in October?

30. On October 17, 1814, which beverage flooded a London parish after a vat burst?

31. Which famous magician and escape artist died on Halloween in 1926?

32. Which European country revolted against the Soviet Union in October 1956?

33. Who became the leader of the Soviet Union in October 1964?

34. Which October-born artist is known for painting ‘The Starry Night’?

35. What is the scientific term for the full moon in October?

36. On October 31, 1517, who nailed the 95 Theses to the door of a church?

37. What was the primary cause of the ‘Great Fire of Chicago’ in October 1871?

38. On October 2, 1950, which famous comic strip made its debut?

39. In October 2005, a quake killed thousands and affected millions in which Asian country?

40. Which famous inventor and entrepreneur, co-founder of Apple, died in October 2011?

41. October 13th is the international day for which natural disaster risk reduction?

42. Which African country gained independence from the UK on October 24, 1964?

43. The Pledge of Allegiance was first recited in public schools across the U.S. on which day in October 1892?

44. On which date in October 1945 was the United Nations officially established?

45. Who became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic from east to west in October 1932?

46. Which Italian saint, founder of the Franciscan Order, is celebrated on October 4th?

47. In the Gregorian calendar, what number month is October?

48. Which mammal, known for its ink defense mechanism, has a day dedicated to it on October 8th?

49. Which 1973 Middle Eastern conflict began on October 6?

50. October 28th is the feast day of which patron saint of architects?

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