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Factoids Quiz 70

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

 
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In which year was the toothbrush invented?

  • 1898
  • 1698
  • 1498
  • 1298

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The letter combination "ough" can be pronounced in how many different ways?

  • Eight
  • Six
  • Four
  • Two

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Which bird is considered to be the symbol of peace?

  • Wren
  • Puffin
  • Dove
  • Iris

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What food preservation method was first commercially introduced in the mid-1920s?

  • Tinned
  • Dried
  • Pre-cooked
  • Frozen

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Which reptile, of Java and Malaysia, is able to flatten itself out like a ribbon and sail like a glider from tree to tree?

  • Dinner Plate Lizard
  • Flying Snake
  • Pancake Tortoise
  • Soaring Gecko

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Which name is given to describe digested food in the stomach?

  • Rennet
  • Gastrin
  • Chyme
  • Borborygmus

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What is named after the French and German words for 'yes'?

  • Ouija board
  • Jargon
  • Surety
  • Jasmine tea

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What is the meaning of the Sanskrit word for "war"?

  • Goats for dinner
  • Enemy death
  • Desire for more cows
  • Defend our honour

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Which US state was once known as the "Earmuff Capital of The World" because earmuffs were invented there by Chester Greenwood in 1873?

  • Maryland
  • Idaho
  • Oregon
  • Maine

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Which industry introduced the 5-day, 40 hour work week in 1943, 17 years after Henry Ford adopted it in 1926?

  • Coal
  • Steel
  • Wool
  • Agriculture

 

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