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Trivia: Only 10% of People Pass This Test...

By nature most of us like learning new information, as knowledge is power and, in the past, only those with knowledge had a better chance of survival. Today, this knowledge helps us understand the world around us better, and to open up interesting discussions with friends and family. For the following 17 facts, you must choose whether they are correct or false. Only about 10% of people get it all correct...
Astronaut floating in space
 
 
The helmets of space suits have a velcro piece that allows astronauts to scratch their noses.
Due to the repeating request of many astronauts, the inside of their helmets have a strip of velcro they can scratch their nose against.
True
False
Luo Han Guo fruit
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There is a fruit that is 300 times sweeter than sugar
The Luo Han Guo fruit comes from the plant Siraitia Grosvenorii, grown in China.
True
False
hamburgers
 
 
In one of the largest fast food chains, hamburgers can be made specially for left-handed people
Nope, sorry, total lie.
True
False
Pig
 
 
Pigs are immune to snake venom
It's true! So are hedgehogs, mongooses and honey badgers.
True
False
man flexing
 
 
There is a muscle in the human body that only some people have
The palmaris longus is a muscle visible as a small tendon. Only about 10% of people have it today.
True
False
Penguin with open wings
 
 
If a penguin is startled, they can use their wings to 'jump' 20 feet away.
Sorry, penguins can't do much on land other than walk and skip!
True
False
Albert Einstein
 
 
Albert Einstein claimed his second greatest discovery came when he tried to make a hard boiled egg in soup.
This action helped Einstein develop the Theory of Relativity. He claimed it also saved him from washing another pot.
True
False
pigeons
 
 
in 2015, an attempt was made to use pigeons to boost the Wifi signal in London. They had small gadgets on their feet that charged whenever they stood on an electric line.
A lie. But maybe something to consider ;)
True
False
Queen of England
 
 
The owners of Foulis Castle in Scotland must make snow balls in the middle of summer at any time the queen demands it.
The castle was given, in the 11th century, to a tribal leader who helped the royal house defeat invading vikings. Since then there has been this tradition, where the English crown may ask for snow balls in summer.
True
False
Bananas on grass
 
 
Bananas are radioactive
Although Potassium-40 is technically a radioactive material, you'd need to eat thousands of bananas a day for it to affect you.
True
False
dog
 
 
In Denmark there is a law making pet owners dye the tails of their pets in a shiny color, in order to prevent accidents.
Nope, but putting on a shiny collar does no harm.
True
False
A Louis Vuitton bag
HM Revenue & Customs
 
 
The designer Louis Vuitton burns the bags he didn't sell, every year.
This is a man who takes his job very seriously...
True
False
Sidney opera house at night
 
 
Sydney is the capital of Australia
Sydney is the capital of New South Wales, which is in Australia. However, the actual capital of Australia is Canberra.
True
False
elephant flinging sand with his trunk
 
 
Elephants can differentiate between different human languages
They can even identify which people may harm them by the language they use, if someone speaking that language has hurt them before.
True
False
Human anatomy
 
 
The human body can regrow the liver, even if only a quarter of it is left.
Just one of the amazing things our bodies can do.
True
False
freeway with lots of cars going fast
 
 
In Switzerland, if you are caught speeding too many times, you are sent directly to jail.
Actually, you only get fined. If you persist, you will be sent to a psychological evaluation,.
True
False
Octopus
 
 
The octopus has 9 brains and 3 hearts
2 hearts send blood to the gills, while the 3rd is used for the rest of the body. 8 of the octopus's brains control the 8 arms, and the 9th is the central nervous system brain.
True
False
Mostly Incorrect
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These facts were a surprise to you. Don't worry very few people are familiar with them! Why don't you go over your mistakes and read the explanations we provided, so you have now added to your general knowledge!
Very Good!
Thumbs up
 
Good for you! You answered most of these questions correctly and probably knew a good number of these facts already. Your general knowledge is impressive! Have a look at the few mistakes you made to 'plug' the holes in your knowledge.
You Are the rare 10%!
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You have answered either all, or almost all the questions correctly. You must have such a great natural curiosity and a wonderful general knowledge, so rare these days. Good on you!
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