Fact Or Fiction Quiz

Fact Or Fiction Quiz



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#1. Lesley Gore sang the hit 60s song "It's My Hairdo".

#2. Frank Sinatra died at age 42 in May of 1998.

#3. Michael Jordan played only 18 games in the 1985-86 season due to migraines.

#4. Michelle Kwan said, "I didn't lose the gold, I won the silver" after the 1998 Olympics.

#5. The Mamas & the Papas had the hit 60s song "Friday, Friday".

#6. Jessica Rabbit was an animated character in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit".

#7. The summer Olympic Games, like the winter Olympic Games, are held every four years.

#8. Paul McCartney was arrested in 1980 for marijuana possession & was in prison for ten days and released.

#9. Botticelli's "Birth of Venus" features a goddess floating in the ocean on a dolphin.

#10. The "torso" is the backside of a page in a book.

#11. Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar is a rapper known professionally as Cardi B.

#12. The Art Deco movement lasted from 1925 until the 1940s.

#13. In 1969, the world's largest airplane, the Boeing 747, made its first-ever commercial flight.

#14. The cartoon strip "Garfield" was started in 1950 by Charles Schultz.

#15. Arthur C. Clarke's most famous work was the novel "Star Wars".

#16. The Cotton Gin helped spark the Renaissance Era.

#17. The Swedish translation of "The Great Gatsby" was titled "A Man Without Scruples".

#18. Children's poet Shel Silverstein also wrote lyrics for the pop songs "Sylvia's Mother" and "Cover of the Rolling Stone".

#19. Polenta is a popular dish in and around Venice and in Northern Italy.

#20. The NYSE acquired its first traded securities in 1792.

#21. A group of cacti is more than one cactus.

#22. Pompeii was destroyed by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.

#23. A synonym of lummox is a klutz.

#24. Champagne takes its name from the Champagne region of Australia.

#25. Soy sauce is a fermented sauce made from soybeans, roasted grain, water, and salt.

#26. A Tequila Sunrise is a non-alcoholic cocktail of ginger ale, grenadine syrup and orange juice garnished with maraschino cherry and lemon.

#27. Prima Donna is Italian for "first lady".

#28. Bibliographies list the sources of endnotes and footnotes.

#29. Chanel No. 5 is a perfume created by Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel.

#30. Sportswear manufacturer Nike is known as "the three-stripe company".

#31. The plural form of "bus" is "buses," not "busses".

#32. The U.S. flag has a blue background where the stars are located.

#33. If a country has a positive balance of trade, it is also known as a trade deficit.

#34. The Scoville Scale measures the sugar in a pepper.

#35. Einstein came to the U.S. in 1932 to teach at Princeton University.

#36. AAPL is the stock symbol for Amazon.

#37. Traditional pesto is made with cilantro, parmesan cheese, olive oil, and finely minced garlic.

#38. In "The Twelve Days of Christmas", the gift was 3 French maids on the third day.

#39. Kale is peppery lettuce called "garden rocket" in the UK.

#40. Appearance blanching enhances the color of some vegetables.

#41. Kylie Jenner was named Forbes's youngest billionaire in 2020.

#42. Pyramid schemes are a legal form of investment in the United States.

#43. Twelve is the minimum number of dogs in an Iditarod sled team.

#44. Facebook announced in 2019 that it had plans to launch a new digital currency called Scorpio.

#45. The term "haute couture" is Spanish for "high sewing" or "high dressmaking".

#46. Blancpain is the oldest shoemaking brand in the world.

#47. Famous high-end fashion house Versace is headquartered in Paris, France.

#48. The third position is the first ballet stance with one foot in front of the other.

#49. Apricots are sometimes known as alligator pears or butter fruit.

#50. Souvlakia is a Greek fast food consisting of pieces of meat and sometimes vegetables grilled on a skewer.

#51. Arabica coffee beans contain less caffeine and are of lower quality than other coffee beans.

#52. Al Dente means to the teeth, as the pasta should be soft when you bite it.

#53. Charles Lewis Tiffany was the founder of Tiffany & Co.

#54. Red Stripe beer was originally brewed in Hawaii by the Desnoes and Geddes Company.

#55. The earliest soda pop made in the U.S. was Vernor's Ginger Ale, created in Detroit, Michigan in 1866.

#56. In January 1968, it cost 6 cents per 1 oz. to mail a letter in the USA.

#57. Steve Jobs, Ronald Wayne, and Steve Wozniak co-founded Microsoft in 1976.

#58. Charms Candy Company was sold to Tootsie Roll Industries.

#59. Stripe is an online payment processor for internet businesses.

#60. "Burgoo" is a meat stew traditionally served at the Kentucky Derby.

#61. Gold was first discovered in Saudi Arabia in 1938.

#62. In opera, an oratorio is a large musical composition with a choir, orchestra, and soloists.

#63. The word "oval" is derived from the Latin word for egg, "ovus".

#64. AmazonBasics is a private label that offers home goods, office supplies, and tech accessories.

#65. Boxty is an Irish pancake made mainly of raw grated potatoes mixed with some cooked mash potatoes.

#66. Walt Disney and his brother, Roy, founded the Walt Disney Company in 1823.

#67. "The Most Interesting Man in the World" commercials are advertisements for Coors Light beer.

#68. ForEx stands for "foreign exchange currency market".

#69. The "hoodie" came about in the 1930s.

#70. The Mid-Atlantic states are Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

#71. The shores of the Galapagos Islands contain black lava rock.

#72. Most of Pennsylvania's resorts are located in the Pocono Mountains.

#73. Robert Fulton developed the first jet ski.

#74. The Hindenburg Zeppelin airship was 8 feet in length.

#75. U.S. President John F. Kennedy established the Boy Scouts by means of his Peace Corps Act.

#76. The art movement known as Surrealism produced mostly pictures of cats.

#77. Al Gore was the 45th Vice President of the United States, serving in the Clinton Administration from 1993 to 2001.

#78. Rosa Parks was the first African American to receive a Ph.D. from Harvard.

#79. The Barbie doll was invented in 1959 by Barbara Westheimer.

#80. Albert Einstein discovered the Theory of Proximity between space and time.

#81. Kennedy was the only President of the United States in the twentieth century to be awarded a Pulitzer Prize.

#82. Lewis and Martin began their expedition to map the northwest United States in 1804.

#83. Mardi Gras, French for "Fat Tuesday", is traditionally a holiday for dressing-up and masks.

#84. General Motors invented fluorescent lighting in 1939.

#85. Vincent Van Gogh's earliest self-portrait is a sketch dating back to 1886.

#86. J. B. Bickerstaff invented the ball-point pen in 1938.

#87. Washington Irving's "Rip Van Winkle" first appeared in print in 1819.

#88. James Bond investigates the theft of a Space Shuttle in the novelization by Christopher Wood of the James Bond film "Moonraker".

#89. Winston Churchill received the Nobel Prize in Literature.

#90. Glass cannot be recycled and used again safely.

#91. Male crabs are known as bobbies.

#92. An "EEG" is a test that shows the activity of the heart.

#93. A square is a rectangle, but a rectangle is not always a square.

#94. The addictive chemical in cigarettes is arsenic.

#95. The feathers of an arrow are called fletchings.

#96. A speed of one knot covers one nautical mile.

#97. The first Space Shuttle launched in 1981 when Columbia made its maiden voyage.

#98. Stomach "growling" is the result of the muscle contractions of peristalsis.

#99. Both the female and male walrus have tusks.

#100. Tokyo, Japan, has a larger population than London, England.