Answer True or False Quiz


Q 1. Washington, D.C. is the capital of the United States of America.
  • True
  • False

Q 2. The sun revolves around the Earth.
  • True
  • False

Q 3. Chocolate is bad for dogs.
  • True
  • False

Q 4. Peanut butter was invented by George Washington Carver.
  • True
  • False

Q 5. Japan has left-hand traffic.
  • True
  • False

Q 6. If you have a flu, antibiotics will get rid of it.
  • True
  • False

Q 7. Bananas are berries.
  • True
  • False

Q 8. Albert Einstein failed at math classes.
  • False – but he failed at German classes
  • True – he even stayed down a year
  • False – but he failed his first university entrance exam
  • True – he was generally not a very good student

Q 9. A blue whale’s blood vessels are wide enough for a human to swim through.
  • True – Sometimes whole swallowed sharks end up in the blood stream
  • False – But you could squeeze through the blowhole
  • True – And their heart is the size of a car
  • False – They’re no wider than the average human’s

Q 10. Cookie Monster’s real name is Sid.
  • False – His real name is Alistair Cookie
  • False – Cookie Monster is his actual name
  • True – And his family name is Weisenheimer
  • True – And he had a purple antecedent named Arnold

Q 11. In the United States, 7000 people pass away each year because of their doctor’s sloppy handwriting.
  • False – pharmacists always confirm prescriptions
  • True – The pen lobby blocks the introduction of electronic prescriptions
  • True – and another 1.5 million are injured
  • False – the real number is about 250

Q 12. Queen Elizabeth II and Marilyn Monroe were born the same year.
  • True – They were even born on the same day
  • False – Marilyn was born years before the queen
  • False – The queen was born years before Marilyn
  • True – They were both born in 1926

Q 13. In Old English, “the” was spelled and pronounced “ye”.
  • True – And “these” was spelled “yese”
  • False
  • True
  • False – The spelling is an invention of American carnies

Q 14. Thomas Edison invented the light bulb.
  • False – He just developed the first practical one
  • False – He invented the gas light
  • True – He just couldn’t make it mass producible
  • True – He also invented X-ray photography

Q 15. Sherlock Holmes was a real person.
  • False – But his brother Mycroft was based on a politician by the same name
  • True – But Dr Watson was the alter ego of author Arthur Conan Doyle
  • True – But his address, 221B Baker Street, was made up to keep fans away
  • False – But the character was inspired by Joseph Bell, a surgeon with similar skills

Q 16. The officers in Rembrandt’s painting, “The Night Watch”, are bathed in sunlight.
  • True – The title is incorrect and was added later
  • True – The correct title is “The Sun Smiles at Frans Cocq and His Company”
  • False – It’s moonlight, but chemical processes have tinted the highlights yellow
  • False – The scene is supposed to be illuminated by fire

Q 17. Mount Everest is the highest mountain on earth above sea level.
  • False – Mauna Kea is
  • True – It’s also the highest mountain above the centre of the earth
  • False – Chimborazo is
  • True – It beats K2 by almost 240 metres

Q 18. Unscramble the sentence below – is it true or false?
  • True – HITWE WOSC EMAK ALLIVAN KLIM
  • False – CLABK SCOW OD
  • False
  • True

Q 19. How many words can you find that make this a TRUE factual statement: Cats are _______?
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8

Q 20. Unscramble the sentence below and then choose the answer with the correct truth value.
  • Completely false
  • 2/3 true
  • Completely true
  • 2/3 false

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 Answer True or False? X-Mas Edition

Q 1. Santa’s red and white attire was invented by Coca-Cola.


  • True
  • False
Q 2. In Catalonia, children must feed a hollow “poop log” during advent season in the hope that the log defecates presents on Christmas Day.


  • True
  • False
Q 3. “Mele Kalikimaka” is Hawaii’s way to say “Merry Christmas”.


  • True
  • False
Q 4. In Iceland, a giant cat is said to roam the countryside on Christmas, eat lazy workers and give new clothes to those who work hard.


  • True
  • False
Q 5. It’s a tradition in Papua New Guinea to catch a wallaby, nurse and pamper it for two weeks and fill its pouch with nuts and little toys on Christmas Eve. The children must then try to take their gifts from the squeaking marsupial.


  • True
  • False
Q 6. Shortly after his birth, Jesus was visited by the three kings, Caspar, Melchior, and Balthasar.


  • True
  • False
Q 7. “Jingle Bells” is a Christmas song.


  • True
  • False
Q 8. If you stand under a mistletoe in France during the Christmas season, you get spanked instead of kissed.


  • True
  • False
Q 9. Unscramble this sentence. Is it true or false?


  • True
  • False
Q 10. How many words can you find that make this a FALSE statement? _______________ is part of the Nativity story.


  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
Q 11. Le costume rouge et blanc du Père Noël a été inventé par Coca Cola.


  • Vrai
  • Faux
Q 12. En Catalogne, les enfants doivent nourrir un “rondin de caca” creux pendant la période de l’Avent dans l’espoir que le rondin défèque des cadeaux le jour de Noël.


  • Vrai
  • Faux
Q 13. « Mele Kalikimaka » veut dire « Joyeux Noël » en hawaiien.


  • Vrai
  • Faux
Q 14. En Islande, on dit qu’un chat géant erre dans les campagnes à Noël, dévore les travailleurs paresseux et donne des vêtements neufs à ceux qui travaillent dur.


  • Vrai
  • Faux
Q 15. En Papouasie-Nouvelle-Guinée, la tradition veut qu’on attrape un wallaby, qu’on le nourrisse et le dorlote pendant deux semaines et qu’on remplisse sa poche de noix et de petits jouets au réveillon de Noël. Les enfants doivent alors essayer de voler les cadeaux du marsupial agacé.


  • Vrai
  • Faux
Q 16. Peu après cette scène, les rois mages Gaspard, Melchior et Balthazar ont rendu visite à Jésus.


  • Vrai
  • Faux
Q 17. « Jingle Bells » est une chanson de Noël


  • Vrai
  • Faux
Q 18. En France, si tu te trouves sous le gui à Noël, tu auras droit à une fessée au lieu d’un bisou.


  • Vrai
  • Faux
Q 19. Remets les lettres dans l’ordre. Est-ce que c’est vrai ou faux ?


  • Vrai
  • Faux
Q 20. Combien de mots qui rendront cette phrase FAUSSE peux-tu trouver ? _______________ fait partie de l’histoire de la nativité.


  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11


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