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Fact or Fiction Quiz

Just answer if the following questions are a fact or fiction?

Quiz I

  1. FACT or FICTION? The Canary Islands are named after dogs, not birds?
  2. The Spanish Flu first started in Spain?
  3. A man has one less rib than a woman?
  4. The longest place name on the planet is in Wales?
  5. The national animal of Scotland is the unicorn?




  6. There are more stars in space than grains of sand on every beach in the world?
  7. Vikings wore horns on their helmets?
  8. Birds do not urinate?
  9. Ostriches stick their heads in the sand to hide from enemies?
  10. Singer George Michael claimed that, after waking from a 3-week long coma in 2012, he temporarily had a West Country accent?
  11. Camels store water in their humps?
  12. Carrots help you see better in the dark?
  13. Brazil is home to the biggest Japanese population outside of Japan?
  14. Goldfish have a three-second memory?
  15. In 1752, Britons went to bed on September 2 and woke up on September 14?
  16. Mercury is the warmest planet in the Solar System?
  17. Shaving makes hair grow back faster?
  18. Houseflies have an average lifespan of 20 to 30 days?
  19. Vincent Van Gogh only sold one painting in his lifetime?
  20. Sharks can smell a drop of blood from several miles away?
  21. Bats are blind?
  22. Alcohol destroys brain cells?

Answers:

  1. FACT - The Canary Islands are named after dogs, not birds?
  2. FICTION - The Spanish Flu first started in Spain?
  3. FICTION - A man has one less rib than a woman?
  4. FICTION (It's in New Zealand)
  5. FACT - The national animal of Scotland is the unicorn?
  6. FACT - There are more stars in space than grains of sand on every beach in the world?
  7. FICTION - Vikings wore horns on their helmets?
  8. FACT - Birds do not urinate?
  9. FICTION - Ostriches stick their heads in the sand to hide from enemies?
  10. FACT - Singer George Michael claimed that, after waking from a 3-week long coma in 2012, he temporarily had a West Country accent?
  11. FICTION (they store fat in their hump for energy)
  12. FICTION - Carrots help you see better in the dark?
  13. FACT - Brazil is home to the biggest Japanese population outside of Japan?
  14. FICTION - Goldfish have a three-second memory?
  15. FACT (11 days were lost when the Julian Calendar changed to the Gregorian Calendar)
  16. FICTION (Venus is the warmest)
  17. FICTION - Shaving makes hair grow back faster?
  18. FACT - Houseflies have an average lifespan of 20 to 30 days?
  19. FACT - Vincent Van Gogh only sold one painting in his lifetime?
  20. FICTION - Sharks can smell a drop of blood from miles away?




  21. FICTION (Bats are not blind)
  22. FICTION - (Alcohol does not destroy brain cells)