Ultimate August Trivia Questions and Answers

It’s time to celebrate the end of summer! See how much you know about the month of August with our August trivia questions and answers.

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Parents around the world are rejoicing that it’s nearly time for the kids to go back to school this month.

However, this also means summer is coming to a close, and what a summer it’s been! We hope you’ve enjoyed spending time outdoors and relaxing in the sun this year.

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What is August famous for? Find out in our quiz!

August is a month that’s usually associated with good weather, the beach, and time off from work. But how much have you been paying attention to what goes on this month?

While it’s often a quiet month for businesses, you’ll be surprised how many events you’ll learn about in our August trivia questions today.

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There are some major events that happened in August

Make the most of your final summer gathering by putting your family head-to-head with our August trivia. You’ll learn about past events, movies, sports, and much more that occurred at this time of the year with these facts about the month of August.

Who’s going to get the most correct answers from our August quiz today? Take the challenge and share the quiz with your friends and family to get them involved in the fun!

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Ready to test your August trivia? Let’s see how well you can do!

August Quiz Questions and Answers

1. What is the birthstone for August?
2. What is the birth flower of August?
3. If you were born on the 30th August, what would be your star sign?
4. What sport did Michael Johnson set the world record for at the 1996 Olympics?
5. Back in history, on the 5th August 1962, Nelson Mandela was imprisoned for trying to overthrow which country’s apartheid rule?
6. The eruption of which volcano, in 79 AD, destroyed the cities of Stabiae and Herculaneum?
7. What or who was the month of August named after?
8. What event took place on 6th August, 1945?
9. Which president of the United States signed the Voting Rights Act in August 1965?
10. Antonio Banderas, who has been seen in dozens of movies, was born in August of which year?
11. Which Caribean island gained independence from Britain in August 1962?
12. What sports prize was awarded for the first time on August 22, 1851?
13. Who patented the Kinetograph camera in August 1897?
14. Many famous people were born this month. On which date in August was Michael Jackson born?
15. Who wrote the novel “Light in August” in 1932?

Did you get full marks or have you been chilling out too much over the summer?

We hope you enjoyed learning about the fun events that have happened in August, and that you’ll come back soon for more trivia challenges.

Don’t forget to share our quiz with your friends and family to compare your scores this month. We bet you can beat them though!

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