Fun Facts Trivia Quiz E12Free Trivia Questions - Printable Trivia
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If your blood vessels were laid out in a straight line, approximately how many miles would they cover?
62,000 - There are three major types of blood vessels. The arteries, the capillaries and the veins.
Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, Roger Peterson (pilot) and whom died when their plane crashed into the Iowa countryside in 1959?
a. The Big Bopper
b. Chuck Berry
c. Jerry Lee Lewis
d. Eddie Cochran
The Big Bopper - The Big Bopper's birth name was Jiles Perry "J. P." Richardson, Jr.
Cycling behind a dragster racecar on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah in 1995, Fred Rompelberg set a world speed record on a bicycle. What speed did he achieve?
a. 167 mph
b. 87 mph
c. 67 mph
d. 127 mph
167 mph - Fred is currently the world's oldest active pro-cyclist.
Olympic gold medals are no-longer solid gold but rather silver with gold plating. When was the last Olympics that they were solid gold?
1912 - At the latest Olympic Games in Sochi (2014), Russia won the most gold medals at 13 followed by Norway at 11 and Canada at 10.
As of 2010, what skyscraper became the tallest structure ever built in the world at 2,722 ft?
a. Abraj Al Bait Towers
b. Burj Khalifa
c. Petronas Twin Towers
d. Tokyo Sky Tree
Burj Khalifa - Construction of the skyscraper took just over five years.
What type of animal is a mudskipper?
Fish - Mudskippers are amphibious fish that can use their pectoral fins to walk on land.
The American medical researcher Jonas Salk developed which of the following vaccines?
a. Yellow Fever
Polio - Jonas chose not to patent his 1955 polio vaccine, ensuring that it was affordable to the millions of people in need of it.
Created in 1930, what was the original filling found in Twinkies?
a. Strawberry Cream
b. Vanilla Cream
c. Cherry Cream
d. Banana Cream
Banana Cream - Twinkies are 150 calories each and have a shelf-life of about 25 days.
What is the largest animal currently found on earth?
a. Blue Whale
b. Killer Whale
d. Humpback Whale
Blue Whale - It is the largest "known" animal that has ever lived.
Approximately, how many billions of dollars are spent on Valentine's gifts?
a. 45 Billion
b. 15 Billion
c. 35 Billion
d. 25 Billion
15 Billion - In comparison, 566 billion is spent on Christmas gifts per annum (2014).
In what year did Mount St. Helens erupt?
1980 - May 18th 1980.
Who recorded the number-one hit song "You've Lost that Lovin' Feeling" in 1965?
a. The Isley Brothers
b. The Everly Brothers
c. The Walker Brothers
d. The Righteous Brothers
The Righteous Brothers - You've Lost that Lovin' Feeling ranked #34 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
A study issued by the Journal of Applied Animal Behavior Science found that the most aggressive dog breeds are Chihuahuas, Jack Russell Terriers and what other breed?
b. Pit Bulls
Dachshunds - The dachshund was originally bred to chase and flush out badgers.
Approximately, what percentage of male rhinoceros die defending their territories from other male rhinos?
a. 40 Percent
b. 50 Percent
c. 20 Percent
d. 30 Percent
50 Percent - There are five species of rhinos, two that are native to Africa and three to Southern Asia.
Your nose can remember approximately how many different scents?
50,000 - The psychiatric condition of excessive uncontrolled nose picking is termed rhinotillexomania.
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