Fun Facts and Informative Quiz

Do you love random facts and information? We've put together a fun and informative quiz for you! Have fun!
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Do you love random facts? We’ve put together a fun and informative quiz for you. It is always good to have some trivia information in your brain for a perfect icebreaker. You will be the entertainment at your next family or friend get together. In addition you will impress everyone with the amount of knowledge that you are sharing and you all will be having fun while learning!

1. A diet of what two food can you survive solely on?

A diet of what two food can you survive solely on?
You can survive entirely on potatoes and butter, which will provide all the necessary nutrients that the human body needs.

2. Beer reduces the risk of what?

Beer reduces the risk of what?
Beer reduces the risk of developing kidney stones by 40%.

3. What color blood does an octopus have?

What color blood does an octopus have?
Red
Octopuses have copper based blood instead of iron based blood. This is why their blood is blue rather than red.

4. Hugs release what chemical in your body?

Hugs release what chemical in your body?
Hugs that last over 20 seconds releases chemicals in your body called “Oxytocin” that makes you trust someone more.

5. What can you hear in the world’s quietest room?

What can you hear in the world’s quietest room?
The world’s quietest room is -9 decibels, quiet enough to hear your own blood flowing.

6. If your eye was a digital camera how many megapixels would it have?

If your eye was a digital camera how many megapixels would it have?
100
352
489
576
If the human eye was a digital camera, it would have 576 megapixels.

7. How long can a crocodile hold their breath for?

How long can a crocodile hold their breath for?
Crocodiles can hold their breath for 1 hour!

8. Eating one banana can help with you relieve what?

Eating one banana can help with you relieve what?
Eating just one banana can help you relieve irritable motions, anger or depression.

9. How many legs does an octopus have?

How many legs does an octopus have?
2
4
6
8
An octopus actually has 2 legs and 6 arms.

10. A tiger’s tongue is what?

A tiger’s tongue is what?
A tiger’s tongue is so rough, that it can strip the skin from the bones of an animal.

11. The thigh bone is what?

The thigh bone is what?
Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.

12. What country is the road located that actually disappears and comes back during the day?

What country is the road located that actually disappears and comes back during the day?
The road that disappears is in France. It can only be used twice a day, for a few hours. It then disappears under 13 feet of water!

13. Giraffes spend their day mostly doing what?

Giraffes spend their day mostly doing what?
Giraffes will spend about 70% of their day eating.

14. What city in the world has been awarded an architecture award for its design?

What city in the world has been awarded an architecture award for its design?
Barcelona, is the only city in the world that has been awarded a Royal Gold Medal for architecture from the Royal Institute of British Architects.

15. A cow will chew for how many hours a day?

A cow will chew for how many hours a day?
8
12
16
20
A cow will chew its cud for up to eight hours a day. 

16. Humans are the only animal that does what?

Humans are the only animal that does what?
Humans are the only animals that feel embarrassment.

17. The wood frog can hold his pee for how long?

The wood frog can hold his pee for how long?
In Alaska, the Wood frog has been known to hold his pee for 8 months because of the cold winter temperature.

18. Flying causes you to what?

Flying causes you to what?
You lose up to 30% of your tastebuds during a flight. This probably explains why airplane food tastes so bad.

19. What animal besides humans likes spicy food?

What animal besides humans likes spicy food?
Dog
Researchers have found that tree shrews have a mutation in their ion channel receptor, TRPV1. This makes them less sensitive to the “hot” chemical in chili peppers.

20. A chef’s hat has how many folds in it?

A chef’s hat has how many folds in it?
50
75
100
250
A chef’s hat contains 100 folds. It is said that the folds represent how many different ways to cook an egg.

21. What animal can’t throw up?

What animal can’t throw up?
Cat
Dog
Rabbits, unlike cats and dogs can not cough up or throw up hairballs etc. Their digestive system only goes down. 

22. Who created cotton candy?

Who created cotton candy?
“Fairy Floss,” was created by a dentist named William Morrison who teamed up with a candy-maker. 

23. What does the band, Creedence Clearwater have the record for?

What does the band, Creedence Clearwater have the record for?

24. Chewing gum can boost what?

Chewing gum can boost what?
If you are having trouble concentrating, pop a piece of gum in your mouth. One study has shown that chewing gum helps people focus.

25. Superman didn’t always what?

Superman didn’t always what?
Fly
The original Superman in the comics could leap tall buildings. In 1940’s, animators decided it to be too difficult to draw him bending his knees to jump. It was from then on that he could fly.

26. When was the first computer created?

When was the first computer created?
The first computer was built in 1946 at the University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering.Originally built at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Engineering, in 1946, ENIAC weighed 60,000 pounds and took up a room larger than most studio apartments (1,500 square feet). Shortly after construction, ENIAC wa

27. What does space smell like?

What does space smell like?
When astronauts were asked what space smells like, they described it as “searing steak.”

28. How long is the longest wedding veil?

How long is the longest wedding veil?
The Guinness World Record title for the longest wedding veil is 63.5 football fields, 22,843 feet and 2.11 inches!

29. What is the national animal of Scotland?

What is the national animal of Scotland?
The country of Scotland decided to make the mythical beast, the unicorn, as its national animal.

30. Children ask an average of how many questions a day?

Children ask an average of how many questions a day?
500
300
100
800
After an observation of mothers with their children. It is recorded that an average of nearly 300 questions per day as asked by a child.

31. What is the most common letter that appears in the English language.

What is the most common letter that appears in the English language.
A
I
E
O
According to Oxford Dictionaries, E appears in around 11% of all words in the English language.

32. A dozen of what were found in Benjamin Franklin’s basement?

A dozen of what were found in Benjamin Franklin’s basement?
Bones of 12 bodies were found in 1998 during a renovation. It is assumed that they are from his friend, William Hewson, who was running an anatomy school in the basement.

33. During the Vietnam War what animal was used by the US?

During the Vietnam War what animal was used by the US?
The U.S. used dolphins to detect mines, find lost equipment, bring equipment to divers, and guard submarines.

34. Besides humans, what animal can keep to a beat?

Besides humans, what animal can keep to a beat?
Dog
There are only two mammals on Earth with the ability to move their bodies to beat in time, humans and sea lions.

35. Where are twins most likely to be born?

Where are twins most likely to be born?
A city in Africa called Benin, is known for having the highest rate of twins in the world.

36. For 100 years a world map has shown what that didn’t even exist?

For 100 years a world map has shown what that didn’t even exist?
Sandy Island, a land mass the size of Manhattan in the Pacific Ocean off the coast Australia was set out to not even exist.

37. Australia banned what word for a day?

Australia banned what word for a day?
Roo
Australian Parliament in 2005 banned the word “Mate.” Good thing the Prime Minister claimed that the word was an important part of Australian culture and overturned the ban within 24 hours.

38. Napoleon Bonaparte was once attacked by thousands of what?

Napoleon  Bonaparte was once attacked by thousands of what?
Napoleon Bonaparte was once attacked by a thousand rabbits.

39. Saudi Arabia imports what from Australia?

Saudi Arabia imports what from Australia?
Hard to believe but Saudi Arabia relies on Australia to supply them with camels!

40. The cast of Friends still earns how much a year?

The cast of Friends still earns how much a year?
The Friends cast still earns around $20 million each year.

41. Gene Autry is the only person to be awarded what star category on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?

Gene Autry is the only person to be awarded what star category on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?
Gene Autry is the only person awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for all 5 categories!

42. Where did the word soccer originate from?

Where did the word soccer originate from?
The word soccer cam from Britain. It was derived from a shortened for of “American Football.”

43. President Abraham Lincoln was inducted into what National Hall of Fame in 1992?

President Abraham Lincoln was inducted into what National Hall of Fame in 1992?
Abraham Lincoln was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 1992. He was defeated only once in roughly 300 matches!