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Strictly Come Dancing first aired in the UK in 2001False (it was 2005)
The Capital of Libya is BenghaziFalse (it is Tripoli)
The Great Wall of China is visible from SpaceFalse
An Ostrich has the largest eye in the WorldFalse (it is the Giant Squid)
The tallest living man is 251cm/8ft 3 inchesTrue
A group of swans is known as a Bevy True
Cyclones spin a clockwise direction in the Southern HemisphereTrue
Olivia Newton-John represented the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974, the year Abba won with WaterlooTrue
Danny Jones is a member of the band McFlyTrue
The average person will shed 10 pounds of skin during their lifetimeFalse (it is approx. 40 pounds)
From the ground to the torch, the Statue of Liberty is 93m highTrue
Nicolas Cage and Michael Jackson were married to the same womanTrue
'A' is the most common letter used in the English languageFalse (it's E')
Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest Mountain in the WorldFalse (it's Everest)
The name of Batman's butler is AlbertFalse (it's Alfred)
The Great Fire of London happened in 1466False (it was 1666)
Vietnamese is an official language in CanadaFalse
'What Do You Mean' was Justin Bieber's first UK Number One SingleTrue
The 5 rings on the Olympic Flag are interlinkingTrue
The can opener was not invented until 45 years after the tin canTrue
Alfred was the name of Batman's butlerTrue
A tine is the name for the end of a shoelaceFalse
If a Polish flag is displayed upside-down, it becomes the Thailand flagTrue
The second most-commonly used letter in the English language is 'T'True
The Lone Ranger's real name was John ReidTrue
Slugs do not have nosesFalse
Tonto's horse was called ScoutTrue
It is estimated that 9% of the world's dog population has only 3 legsFalse
Magellan was the first man to travel around the earthFalse
Bilbao is Spain's largest portTrue
Kansas is the flattest state in the USA?False
The Battle of Hastings took place on 14 October 1066?True
There are 1 million ants for every human in the World?True
The Scientific name for tennis elbow is ‘Tinea Pedis’?False
There are 10 players on a women’s lacrosse team?False
Justin Timberlake was the youngest member of 1990’s boy band ‘N Sync.’?True
The Nebula Awards celebrate work in the field of astronomy?False
Vladimir Zhirinovsky is the leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia?True
Switzerland has four official national languages?True
In the geologic timescale, the Cretaceous Period followed the Triassic Period?False
Britpop band Oasis were originally called The RainTrue
Christopher Lee, who played a James Bond villain, is Bond author Ian Flemings cousinTrue
The longest river in the UK is the River Severn True
Dalmatian dogs have pure white coats when they are bornTrue
Platform 9¾ is where Harry Potter boards the Hogwarts ExpressTrue
In Disney's The Jungle Book, the snakes name is Shere KhanFalse
George Harrison was the youngest member of The BeatlesTrue
Alfred Hitchcock made cameo appearances in 39 of his 52 major filmsTrue
A musical octave consists of eight notes True
A ton of bricks weighs more than a ton of feathersFalse
English computer scientist, Tim Berners-Lee, invented the Word Wide WebTrue
Rhinoceros horns are made from hairTrue
A baby Whale is called a calf True
Disney Princess Aurora is better known as the 'Beauty' in Beauty and the BeastFalse
Spheksophobia is the fear of wasps True
Frankenstein was the name of the monsters creator, not the monster itselfTrue
The dictator Idi Amin was also known as the 'Butcher of Uganda'True
India is the largest producer of films in the worldTrue
Although never the same, snowflakes always have six sidesTrue
Debbie Reynolds, star of the 1952 musical Singin' In The Rain, is Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher's motherTrue
Al Capone's first full name was Alphonso True
Male mosquitoes don't bite peopleTrue
Sharks have a sixth sense to detect electricity and vibrationTrue
A whale is a type of fishFalse
John Wayne never won an Oscar False
The bar in the TV Show Cheers was situated below a restaurant called Melville's SeafoodTrue
An 'Ortanique' is a fruit thats a cross between an orange and a grapefruit False
Ziggy Stardust was Frank Zappa's alter egoFalse
In Golf, the fringe of the green is called the 'apron'True
Bumblebees live in nests with 50 to 400 beesTrue
Margarine is better for you than butterFalse
Women have thicker skin than menFalse
25% of all your bones are in your feetTrue
Robot brick layers can lay six times more bricks a day as humansTrue
The new plastic bank notes are indestructibleFalse
Camels store water in their humpsFalse
Treadmills were used as torture devices for prisonersTrue
Humans and Bananas share 50% of their DNATrue
You cannot taste food unless it is mixed with salivaTrue
You can fit the entire population of the world on the Isle of WightFalse
Bulls are attracted to the colour redFalse
Waking a sleepwalker can do irreparable harmFalse
Bananas will be extinct in the next 10 yearsFalse
Your heart stops when you sneezeTrue
Toads can give you wartsFalse
Coca-Cola was originally greenFalse
The first word spoken on the moon was 'okay’True
The record for the most children born to 1 woman is 69True
Canada means 'big village’True
Apart from humans, black lemurs are the only primates that have blue eyesTrue
You use 300 muscles when balancingTrue
A pregnant goldfish is called a 'twit’False
The Vikings wore horned helmetsFalse
The plastic bits on the ends of your shoelaces are called agletsTrue
The Mona Lisa has no eyebrowsTrue
There is enough carbon in a human body to make 900 pencilsTrue
The World's shortest war was between England and Zanzibar, and lasted between 38-45 minutesTrue
Hair and Fingernails grow after deathFalse
Apollo 11 had only 20 seconds of fuel left when it landed back on EarthTrue
Cataract surgery was practiced in India several centuries before ChristTrue
Pirates used to make their victims walk the plankFalse
All laptop computers in the USA sold since 2005 are fitted with secret 'keyloggers' that record whatever is typed on the computer and sends it to the Department of Homeland Security without the owners knowledgeFalse
`A mayoral election in Ecuador was once won by a foot powderTrue
The Titanic was the first ship to use SOS as a distress callFalse
Red cars receive more speeding tickets than any other colourFalse
A lobsters blood is blueTrue
Peanuts are a key ingredient of dynamiteTrue
Coca-Cola is used by police for cleaning up blood after a traffic accidentFalse
Chocolate causes acneFalse
A wedding ring is traditionally worn on the third finger of the left hand because Ancient Egyptians believed a vein ran from this finger directly to the heartTrue
In the game of Monopoly, there are 28 properties up for grabsTrue
Scallops can’t swimFalse
John Bishop wrote the Flanimals booksFalse
A Koala’s diet consists of only mice and insectsFalse
In music, there are eight semiquavers in a minimTrue
The Brazilian Wandering Spider is one of the most dangerous spiders in the worldTrue
Zucchinis and Courgettes are the same thingsTrue
The Richter Scale is used to measure temperature and humidityFalse
The Hyena is also known as the Laughing JackassFalse
British TV Series ‘Call the Midwife’ is a true story based on the memoirs of Jennifer worthTrue
Vanilla is the most expensive spice in the WorldFalse
In 2007 McDonald's officially changed its name in China to Golden ArchesTrue
Tahini is the primary ingredient of hummusFalse
Alliumphobia is a fear of garlicTrue
According to a 2017 poll by YouGov, the UK's favourite pizza topping is pepperoniFalse
Cochineal (red) food colouring is derived from bugs of the same nameTrue
A new World record for the tallest pancake stack was set at Center Parcs Sherwood Forest in 2016True
An orange contains more Vitamin C than Kiwi FruitFalse
Mrs Beeton was in her seventies when she wrote 'The Book of Household Management’False
There are around 200 seeds on the outside of an average strawberryTrue
Until 1972, only property-owners were eligible to sit on British juriesTrue
It was illegal for women to wear buttons in fifteenth century FlorenceTrue
In the US, more women are the victims of domestic violence on Super Bowl Sunday than on any other day of the yearFalse
Winston Churchill was once prosecuted for burglaryFalse
In Louisiana, it is a criminal offence, punishable by 10 years in jail, to steal an alligatorTrue
A student at Durham University in 1971 went to bed in the dark so she didn’t disturb her roommate. She woke up to find her friend murdered and the words ‘Aren’t you glad you didn’t turn on the light!’ written in blood on the wallFalse
It is illegal in Mississippi to tell someone what polygamy isTrue
Lee Harvey Oswald was the first person to be assassinated on live TVTrue
Al Capone was the first American to make $100 million a yearFalse
In China, the crime of smuggling rare animals is punishable by deathFalse
Althaiophobia is the fear of marshmallowsTrue
Chronomentrophobia is the fear of clocksTrue
Hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia is the fear of long wordsTrue
Hypnophobia is a fear of sleep or falling asleepTrue
Peladophobia is the fear of bald peopleTrue
Panophobia is the fear of everythingTrue
Logizomechanophobia is the fear of computersTrue
Musophobia is the fear of miceTrue
Nyctophobia is the fear of darkTrue
Brontophobia is the fear of thunderTrue

 

 


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