The Ultimate January Quiz

What do you know about the month of January? The January quiz is based on iconic moments, events or anniversaries that happened during the month of January. Think births, deaths and historic events for inspiration to ace our free January quiz. You’ll find 50 questions divided into 5 rounds, so gather round for some quizzing.

Round 1

1 – What is the first day in January commonly known as?

2 – January is named after the god of what?

3 – Elvis Presley was born in January – True or False?

4 – In January 1959, what became the 49th state of the United States?

5 – If you were participating in ‘Dry January’, what would you be abstaining from?

6 – Which civil rights leader is celebrated on the third Monday of January?

7 – January 29th is National ‘what game‘ day?

8 – What was the highest grossing movie in January 2000 (HINT: Mouse)?

9 – Which singer revealed in his music video for ‘Put it All on Me’ he’d married Cherry Seaborne in January 2019?

10 – Which US president was born on January 9, 1913?

Round 2

1 – Name the annual challenge run in January that promotes and educates about veganism?

2 – On what date is Epiphany (Feast of the Three Kings) observed?

3 – Ellen DeGeneres was born in January – True or False?

4 – January 20th is National ‘what animal‘ day?

5 – What was the highest grossing movie in January 1985 (HINT: Eddie Murphy)?

6 – Benji Madden both married and had a baby with which actress in the month of January?

7 – Which Scottish post-punk/indie rock band released the song ‘Last January’ in 2014?

8 – According to folklore, A favourable January brings us a good what?

9 – In Saxon times, those born on the 2nd of January were thought to be what?

10 – Scotland celebrates Burns night on January 25th, who is this in honour of?

Round 3

1 – Which month precedes January?

2 – Name the actress that played Betty Draper in Mad Men?

3 – Including January, how many months last 31 days?

4 – January 6th is National ‘what food‘ day?

5 – What was the highest grossing movie in January 1995 (HINT: Lloyd & Harry)?

6 – Which artist released the song ‘January for his 1997 album ‘The Big Picture’?

7 – In January 1986, a law was passed requiring motorists to do what?

8 – One of the world’s greatest music composers was born in January 1756, who was it?

9 – Marilyn Monroe was born in January – True or False?

10 – What is January’s birthstone?

Round 4

1 – What God was January named after?

2 – Mel Gibson was born in January – True or False?

3 – January 6th is National ‘dress up your what‘ day?

4 – The song ‘June in January’ was introduced in which 1934 movie by Bing Crosby?

5 – The BBC began broadcasting its first programmes in January of which year?

6 – Which Train station opened in London, England in 1864?

7 – On January 9th 1799, Income tax was introduced, at how many shillings to the pound?

8 – What type of police officers were introduced to Britain on the 1st of January 1931?

9 – According to folklore, Fog January brings us what?

10 – What was the highest grossing movie in January 2010 (HINT: Blue)?

Round 5

1 – January’s birth flower is the cottage pink and which other traditional flower?

2 – Johnny Depp was born in January – True or False?

3 – The 31st day of January was added to the month by which former Roman dictator?

4 – January 10th is National ‘what appreciation‘ day?

5 – January’s moon is named after which animal?

6 – What was the highest grossing film of January 2022 (HINT: Marvel)?

7 – Canada observes a month long awareness for which illness in January?

8 – In which year did Veganuary start?

9 – Which zodiac sign represents January until the 19th of the month?

10 – Which zodiac sign represents January from the 20th of the month?




If you liked this January quiz, have any quiz requests, spotted a mistake, or would like to let us know how you got on, please let us know in the comments below…

Claire Roach is a professional quizzer, gamer and developer who turned her passion for knowledge into a hub for FREE quizzes!

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