Which of the following statements is true?

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Which of the following statements is true?

Do you want to test how smart you are? Then you’ve come to the right place! By taking this fantastic quiz, you can show the entire world how brilliant you are! But this is no ordinary quiz: In it, you have to pick one of four statements. Can you find the one that’s true? Or will you fail miserably?

But keep in mind: You can only make three mistakes! So you have to answer at least seventeen of the following twenty questions correctly!

Good luck!

Which of the following statements is not true?

Not true?, you ask? Yep, to make this quiz even harder, some questions contain the tiny word “not”. So, read the questions carefully, or you’ll fail!

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This quiz is quite challenging, so heads up and don’t let it get you down! You can do it, I’m sure! And even if you fail, all correct statements are listed at the end!

Which of the following historical statements is true?

  1. All of them
  2. Ketchup was once sold as medicine in the US
  3. Pope Gregory IX declared a war on cats
  4. Mary had a little lamb is based on a true story

Which of the following random statements is true?

  1. A tick bite can make you allergic to animal hair
  2. A cheetah's roar is the loudest roar among big cats
  3. All of them
  4. Nutmeg can be fatally poisonous

Which of the following statements about France is true?

  1. French was the official language of England for about 300 years
  2. France is the world’s second most popular tourist destination
  3. France is the third largest country in the EU
  4. All of them

Which of the following biology statements is not true?

  1. The human brain works hardest around 9 a.m.
  2. All of them
  3. The severed head of a sea slug can grow a whole new body
  4. The human DNA is stored in 23 pairs of chromosomes within the nucleus of every cell in the body

Which of the following random statements is not true?

  1. All of them
  2. Creedence Clearwater Revival has the most No. 3 Billboard hits
  3. Chewing gum lowers concentration
  4. Fingernails keep on growing after you die

Which of the following historical statements is not true?

  1. All of them
  2. Kim Jong Il wrote six operas
  3. President Abraham Lincoln is in the Wrestling Hall of Fame
  4. Thomas Edison is the inventor of the light bulb

Which of the following statements about chess is true?

  1. The word "Checkmate" comes from the Persian phrase "shāh māt," which means "the King is dead"
  2. From the starting position, there are eight different ways to Mate in two moves
  3. All of them
  4. The new Pawn move, advancing two squares on its first move instead of one, was first introduced in Spain in 1280

Which of the following random statements is true?

  1. Dinosaurs lived on every continent
  2. A dozen bodies were once found in Benjamin Franklin's basement
  3. All of them
  4. A pharaoh once lathered his slaves in honey to keep bugs away from him

Which of the following statements about Austria is true?

  1. Austria's capital Vienna is almost always on top of the most liveable cities worldwide
  2. Austria's zoo Tiergarten Schönbrunn is the second oldest zoo in the world, founded in 1852
  3. All of them
  4. The waltz was born in the 16th century in Austria

Which of the following biology statements is true?

  1. All of them
  2. The world's smallest reptile was first reported in 2021
  3. Sea snakes can breathe through their skin
  4. Humans are the only known mammal that likes spicy food

Which of the following chemistry statements is true?

  1. All of them
  2. Water expands when freezes, unlike other substances
  3. If you pour a handful of salt into a glass of water, the water level will go down
  4. Air becomes liquid at around −194.35 °C

Which of the following random statements is not true?

  1. All of them
  2. Superman didn't always fly
  3. The first computer was invented in the 1940s
  4. Space smells like watermelon and garlic

Which of the following historical statements is true?

  1. Cleopatra was not an Egyptian
  2. Captain Morgan actually existed
  3. Napoleon was once attacked by a horde of bunnies
  4. All of them

Which of the following random statements is true?

  1. Copper doorknobs are self-disinfecting
  2. All of them
  3. Marie Curie is the only person to earn a Nobel prize in three different sciences
  4. Similar to cows, rabbits puke to chew their food twice

Which of the following statements about water is not true?

  1. You can't drink too much water
  2. All of them
  3. Hot water freezes faster than cold water
  4. Water scarcity occurs even in areas where there is plenty of rainfall or freshwater

Which of the following statements about space is not true?

  1. All of them
  2. There are more trees on Earth than stars in the Milky Way
  3. The moon is slowing the Earth's rotation
  4. Space sounds like static TV noise

Which of the following random statements is true?

  1. Cows kill more Americans each year than sharks do
  2. Some planets produce diamond rain
  3. All of them
  4. Dates are considered the oldest cultivated fruit in the world

Which of the following statements about Japan is true?

  1. Japan has about 200 active volcanos
  2. All of them
  3. 69 % of Japan is covered in forest
  4. There are about 900 earthquakes each year in Japan

Which of the following random statements is not true?

  1. Stop signs used to be yellow
  2. New York was briefly named "New London"
  3. High heels were originally worn by men
  4. All of them

Which of the following chemistry statements is true?

  1. All of them
  2. The only two non-silvery metals are gold and copper
  3. Lightning strikes produce Ozone; hence the characteristic smell after lightning storms
  4. Glass is actually a liquid; it just flows very, very slowly
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Results

  1. Success!

    You won!

    Congratulations! You managed to pick all the correct statements – or at least the vast majority – and have proven how smart you are!

    This means you either are brilliant or extremely lucky!

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  2. Failure!

    Try again!

    Sadly, you answered most questions wrong. Please try again. I'm sure you can make it if you try! Don't forget to read the questions and answers carefully! Maybe there's a "not" hidden in the sentences!

    If you don't want to redo the quiz but still want to get smarter, continue reading. But only do so if you want to know all the correct answers without trying again.

    Here are the 60 facts of this quiz:

    <ul>

    <li>Pope Gregory IX declared a war on cats</li>

    <li>Mary had a little lamb is based on a true story</li>

    <li>Ketchup was once sold as medicine in the US</li>

    <li>Nutmeg can be fatally poisonous</li>

    <li>A tick bite can make you allergic to red meat</li>

    <li>Cheetahs don't roar</li>

    <li>France is the world’s most popular tourist destination</li>

    <li>France is the largest country in the EU and sometimes called ‘the hexagon’</li>

    <li>French was the official language of England for about 300 years</li>

    <li>The severed head of a sea slug can grow a whole new body</li>

    <li>The human DNA is stored in 23 pairs of chromosomes within the nucleus of every cell in our body</li>

    <li>The human brain works harder while asleep than during the day when awake</li>

    <li>Fingernails don't grow after you die</li>

    <li>Creedence Clearwater Revival has the most No. 2 Billboard hits – without ever hitting No. 1</li>

    <li>Chewing gum boosts concentration</li>

    <li>President Abraham Lincoln is in the Wrestling Hall of Fame</li>

    <li>Thomas Edison is not the inventor of the light bulb, he just perfected it</li>

    <li>Kim Jong il wrote six operas</li>

    <li>The word "Checkmate" comes from the Persian phrase "shāh māt," which means "the King is dead".</li>

    <li>The new Pawn move, advancing two squares on its first move instead of one, was first introduced in Spain in 1280</li>

    <li>From the starting position, there are eight different ways to Mate in two moves</li>

    <li>A dozen bodies were once found in Benjamin Franklin's basement in his house in London. He got the skeletons from an anatomy school run by Benjamin Franklin’s young friend and protege, William Hewson</li>

    <li>Pharaoh Pepi II Neferkare once lathered his slaves in honey to keep bugs away from him</li>

    <li>Dinosaurs lived on every continent</li>

    <li>Austria's zoo Tiergarten Schönbrunn is the oldest zoo in the world, founded in 1752</li>

    <li>The waltz was born in the 17th century in Austria</li>

    <li>Austria's capital Vienna is almost always on top of the most liveable cities worldwide</li>

    <li>The world's smallest reptile was first reported in 2021</li>

    <li>Some sea snakes can breathe through their skin</li>

    <li>Only two mammals like spicy food: humans and the tree shrew</li>

    <li>Water expands when freezes, unlike other substances</li>

    <li>If you pour a handful of salt into a glass of water, the water level will go down</li>

    <li>Air becomes liquid at around −194.35 °C</li>

    <li>Superman didn't always fly. He started flying 5 years after his first debut.</li>

    <li>The first computer was invented in the 1940s</li>

    <li>Space smells like seared steak and welding fumes</li>

    <li>Napoleon was once attacked by a horde of bunnies</li>

    <li>Captain Morgan actually existed</li>

    <li>Cleopatra was not an Egyptian but Macedonian Greek</li>

    <li>Rabbits can't puke</li>

    <li>Copper doorknobs are self-disinfecting because copper is antimicrobial</li>

    <li>Marie Curie is the only person to earn a Nobel prize in two different sciences</li>

    <li>Water scarcity occurs even in areas where there is plenty of rainfall or freshwater</li>

    <li>Drinking too much water can kill you</li>

    <li>Hot water freezes faster than cold water</li>

    <li>The moon is slowing the Earth's rotation slowly</li>

    <li>Space is completely silent</li>

    <li>There are more trees on Earth than stars in the Milky Way</li>

    <li>Some planets produce diamond rain</li>

    <li>Cows kill more Americans each year than sharks do</li>

    <li>Dates are considered the oldest cultivated fruit in the world</li>

    <li>Japan has about 108 active volcanos</li>

    <li>69 % of Japan is covered in forest</li>

    <li>There are about 1,500 earthquakes each year in Japan</li>

    <li>Stop signs used to be yellow</li>

    <li>High heels were originally worn by men</li>

    <li>New York was briefly named "New Orange"</li>

    <li>Lightning strikes produce Ozone, hence the characteristic smell after lightning storms</li>

    <li>The only two non-silvery metals are gold and copper</li>

    <li>Glass is actually a liquid, it just flows very, very slowly</li>

    </ul>

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