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True or False? Speed-Quiz!

3.7
(355 votes)
12 questions
English
1

Australia is wider than the moon.

True

False

Hard  29% got this right

The moon sits at 3400km in diameter, while Australia's diameter from east to west is almost 4000km
2

There are three rivers in Saudi Arabia.

False

True

50% got this right

Saudi Arabia is one of 17 countries in the world with no rivers flowing through them.
3

Bananas are curved because they grow upwards towards the sun

True

False

45% got this right

A process called 'negative geotropism' means the fruit grows upwards to break through the canopy.
4

Madonna's real name is Madonna

True

False

35% got this right

Madonna Louise Ciccone in full
5

Marrakesh is the capital of Morocco

False

True

47% got this right

It's Rabat.
6

People may sneeze or cough while sleeping deeply.

False

True

38% got this right

We can’t sneeze or cough when in deep sleep. Our body must enter a state of wakefulness to do so.
7

Walt Disney holds the record for the most Oscars.

True

False

57% got this right

He won 26 Academy Awards and was nominated a grand total of 59 times.
8

Electrons move faster than the speed of light.

False

True

52% got this right

Electrons are much slower than the speed of light because they have mass.
9

The Mona Lisa was stolen from the Louvre in 1911.

True

False

71% got this right

It was stolen by Vincenzo Peruggia who had worked at the Museum. The masterpiece was recovered two years later.
10

The Great Wall of China is visible from space.

False

True

38% got this right

This is a myth. The Wall is even difficult to see from a low search orbit without artificial magnification.
11

When the Eiffel Tower was unveiled, the Parisian art community hated it.

True

False

72% got this right

The author Guy de Maupassant hated it so much that he had his lunch in it every day, so he wouldn't see it while eating.
12

There is no snow on Minecraft.

False

True

71% got this right

Snow was added to Minecraft in 2010. It generates naturally in rare ice plains, spikes, and biomes.