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Factoids Quiz 41

More Trivial facts you are better off not knowing! 10 Questions.

 
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Which nationality's national anthem is the shortest at only four lines long?

  • Peruvian
  • Nigerian
  • Japanese
  • Fijiin

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Why is rice grown in flooded paddy fields?

  • To keep the soil moist
  • Rice only grows in water
  • Keep hot sun off the roots
  • To drown weeds

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Golf was banned in England in 1457 because it was considered a distraction from which other pursuit?

  • Archery
  • Fencing
  • Riding
  • Falconry

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In Margaret Mitchell's early drafts of "Gone with the Wind" what was her original name for "Katie 'Scarlett' O'Hara"?

  • Petunia
  • Lily
  • Pansy
  • Marigold

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In which country is it a common custom to eat one grape for each of the last 12 seconds of every year for good luck?

  • Spain
  • Slovakia
  • Italy
  • Belgium

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From which distance can a male gypsy moth "smell" a female gypsy moth?

  • 3 miles
  • 1.8 miles
  • 1 mile
  • 500 yards

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What does the 'DC' represent in the aircraft name 'DC-10'?

  • Douglas Connection
  • Douglas Cargo
  • Douglas Commercial
  • Douglas Carrier

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Which is the longest mountain chain on Earth?

  • Himalayas
  • Mid-Atlantic Ridge
  • The Andes
  • The Rocky Mountains

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Think about this one, how much of the time do Meteorologists claim they're right?

  • 50%
  • 75%
  • 85%
  • 95%

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Which name was so popular at the time that in 1811 it was shared by nearly a quarter of all women in Britain?

  • Doris
  • Lily
  • Mary
  • Joan

 

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