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April Fools' Day Quiz

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On April 1 1957 the BBC programme “Panorama” broadcast a 3 minute segment on the “growing” of which item?

  • Tea Bags
  • Plastic
  • Spaghetti
  • String

Question 2 Photo

On 1 April 1996 in America, what iconic item of American history did the Taco Bell Corporation announced they had purchased and were renaming it the ”Taco Bell (what)”?

  • Liberty Bell
  • Statue of Liberty
  • Declaration of Independence
  • Capitol Building

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On 1 April 1992 in America, a radio station announced that an ex president was going to run again with this slogan, “I didn’t do anything wrong, and I won’t do it again” Who was it?

  • Ronald Reagan
  • George H W Bush
  • Jimmy Carter
  • Richard Nixon

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On 1 April 2008, the BBC announced that while filming for the series “Miracles of Evolution” they had witnessed a flock of birds flying which had previously never flown before. Which bird?

  • Emu
  • Penguin
  • Ostrich
  • Kiwi

Question 5 Photo

On 1 April 2002, the supermarket chain Tesco announced that they had developed a vegetable which whistled when fully cooked. Which vegetable?

  • Carrot
  • Potato
  • Parsnip
  • Brussels Sprout

Question 6 Photo

On 1 April 1996, “Discover” magazine reported that a new particle of matter had been discovered which was the size of a “ten pin bowling ball”. What was the particle named?

  • Largon
  • Bigon
  • Hulon
  • Fulon

Question 7 Photo

On 1 April 1965, a newspaper from a Northern European country reported that parliament had passed a law that stated “all dogs had to be painted white"? Which country?

  • Finland
  • Poland
  • Denmark
  • Sweden

Question 8 Photo

On 1 April 1993, a German radio station announced that a speed limit would apply to joggers in public parks so as not to disturb the Squirrels. What speed limit was set?

  • 4 mph
  • 5 mph
  • 6 mph
  • 7 mph