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Factoids Quiz 160

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

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Question 1 Photo

Why is the location of 'Hyperion', a 379.1 ft coast redwood somewhere in California, kept a secret?

  • Value of it's seed for species preservation
  • Value of it's timber content
  • To protect the nest of an American Eagle
  • The world's 5th oldest tree was burned down by a meth addict

Question 2 Photo

Which member of the "Downton Abbey" cast voiced the executioner in Disney's 2010 film "Alice in Wonderland"?

  • Hugh Bonneville (Earl of Grantham)
  • Jim Carter (Charles Carson)
  • Brendan Coyle (John Bates)
  • Rob James-Collier (Thomas Barrow)

Question 3 Photo

Which King ruled Scotland from 1040 to 1057 AD?

  • William I
  • Duncan I
  • Kenneth III
  • Macbeth

Question 4 Photo

What was invented in 1957?

  • Clockwork Radio
  • Chewing gum
  • Bubble wrap
  • Polystyrene

Question 5 Photo

Which part of brass instruments affects the pitch?

  • Bell taper
  • Valve length
  • Mouthpiece size
  • Lead pipe

Question 6 Photo

Which anatomical structure does a camel lack?

  • Gallbladder
  • Adrenal Glands
  • Pancreas
  • Thyroid gland

Question 7 Photo

Flourishing a couple of thousand years before Rome was founded in 753 BC, which is regarded as the oldest continuously inhabited city in existence?

  • Jerusalem, Israel
  • Baghdad, Iraq
  • Damascus, Syria
  • Amman, Jordan

Question 8 Photo

Why did David Coulthard fail to win the 1995 Formula One Australian Grand Prix after leading it so strongly?

  • Crashed into the pit wall when entering the pit lane
  • Team order to let his team-mate pass
  • Retired due to engine failure
  • Rolled the car after swerving to avoid a dog on the track

Question 9 Photo

What effect is a crash diet claimed to have on the dieter's hair?

  • Reduced growth rate
  • Increase in occurrence of split ends
  • Fall out faster
  • Lightening of colour

Question 10 Photo

During the Middle Ages, the juice of which fruit was believed would dissolve any accidentally swallowed fish bones?

  • Plum
  • Lemon
  • Grape
  • Pear