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Fact And Opinion Quiz! Test Your Knowledge! Trivia - Quiz

There is a big difference between facts and opinions. A fact is a statement that is true beyond any reasonable doubt, while an opinion is a view that does not have any evidence to support it. In this trivia quiz, you will get a chance to test your knowledge on things that re pure facts and which ones are opinions. Give it a try and see what new information you might learn. .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Last year there was a horrible outbreak of flu.

    • A.

      Fact

    • B.

      Opinion

    Correct Answer
    B. Opinion
    Explanation
    The statement "Last year there was a horrible outbreak of flu" is an opinion because it is a subjective statement that expresses someone's personal view or belief about the flu outbreak. It is not a verifiable fact that can be proven or disproven.

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  • 2. 

    Babies generally start to talk betweem 18-24 months.

    • A.

      Fact

    • B.

      Opinion

    Correct Answer
    A. Fact
    Explanation
    The statement "Babies generally start to talk between 18-24 months" is a fact because it is based on empirical evidence and can be verified through observation and research. It is a widely accepted and supported claim in child development studies that most babies begin to produce their first words and phrases within this age range.

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  • 3. 

    The average temperature in Wyoming in January is 35 degrees.

    • A.

      Fact

    • B.

      Opinion

    Correct Answer
    A. Fact
    Explanation
    This statement can be considered a fact because it is a verifiable piece of information that can be supported by evidence. The average temperature in Wyoming in January can be measured and recorded, making it an objective fact.

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  • 4. 

    Italian is an easier language to learn than Spanish.

    • A.

      Fact

    • B.

      Opinion

    Correct Answer
    B. Opinion
    Explanation
    The given statement is subjective and based on personal judgement rather than objective facts. The difficulty of learning a language can vary from person to person, depending on their native language, previous language learning experience, and individual learning style. Therefore, the statement that Italian is easier to learn than Spanish is an opinion rather than a verifiable fact.

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  • 5. 

    In Judaism, Rosh Hashanah is the festival of the New Year.

    • A.

      Fact

    • B.

      Opinion

    Correct Answer
    A. Fact
    Explanation
    Rosh Hashanah is a significant holiday in Judaism that marks the beginning of the Jewish New Year. It is observed with various customs and traditions, including special prayers, festive meals, and the blowing of the shofar (a ram's horn). The fact that Rosh Hashanah is the festival of the New Year in Judaism is well-established and widely recognized within the Jewish community.

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  • 6. 

    Smoke detectors can help save lives.

    • A.

      Fact

    • B.

      Opinion

    Correct Answer
    B. Opinion
    Explanation
    The given statement "Smoke detectors can help save lives" is an opinion because it expresses a belief or judgment rather than a verifiable fact. While it is generally accepted that smoke detectors are beneficial in alerting individuals to potential fires and allowing them to evacuate in time, the statement does not provide concrete evidence or data to support its claim. Therefore, it falls under the category of an opinion.

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  • 7. 

    It's a fact that soccer and rugby are violent sports.

    • A.

      Fact

    • B.

      Opinion

    Correct Answer
    B. Opinion
    Explanation
    This statement is an opinion because the classification of sports as "violent" can vary depending on personal perspectives and cultural norms. While some may perceive soccer and rugby as violent due to physical contact and potential injuries, others may view them as competitive sports that require skill and strategy. The categorization of these sports as "violent" is subjective and open to interpretation.

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  • 8. 

    The Center for Disease Control (CDC) is a government agency that is responsible for the control and suppresion of infectious diseases.

    • A.

      Fact

    • B.

      Opinion

    Correct Answer
    A. Fact
    Explanation
    The statement provided in the question is a factual statement. It states that the Center for Disease Control (CDC) is a government agency responsible for the control and suppression of infectious diseases. This can be verified as true by conducting research and finding official information about the CDC's role and responsibilities. Therefore, the correct answer is "Fact."

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  • 9. 

    The number of people who have high credit card debt is astonishing.

    • A.

      Fact

    • B.

      Opinion

    Correct Answer
    B. Opinion
    Explanation
    This statement is an opinion because it expresses a subjective belief or viewpoint rather than stating a verifiable fact. The term "astonishing" indicates a personal judgment rather than a measurable or universally accepted truth.

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