Incredible Facts About Everything You Didn't Know! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Incredible Facts About Everything You Didn

Here’s a quiz on incredible facts that you may not know about. Knowledge is power, so goes the famous saying. So, its pursuit should be something that everyone should strive for. The world is full of interesting facts and everyday spent on earth is an opportunity to grow and learn. Take our quiz and test your knowledge of some of the world’s incredible facts.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    True or false? Spider silk is five times stronger than steel of the same diameter.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What sort of animal is a cephalopod?
    • A. 

      A Squid

    • B. 

      A Nautilus

    • C. 

      A Cuttlefish

    • D. 

      An Octopus

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 3. 
    Mutation plays an important part in which biological processes.
    • A. 

      Predation

    • B. 

      Extinction

    • C. 

      Evolution

    • D. 

      Respiration

  • 4. 
    'Pasteurize' means to heat food or drink in order to kill the majority of harmful microorganisms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Can potatoes be cooked in a microwave oven?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 6. 
    Which of the following animals has the ability to detect tiny underwater electrical fields (electroreception)?
    • A. 

      Shark

    • B. 

      Platypus

    • C. 

      Yabbie

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Stomach ulcers are fundamentally caused by stress and lifestyle factors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What common household critter feasts on dead skin cells?
    • A. 

      Ant

    • B. 

      House Mite

    • C. 

      Flea

    • D. 

      Blow Fly

  • 9. 
    How long does it take a cultured pearl to grow inside an oyster?
    • A. 

      Days

    • B. 

      Weeks

    • C. 

      Months

    • D. 

      Years

  • 10. 
    The retina, the part of the eye that receives light and translates it into electrical impulses to send to the brain, is often compared to the thickness of
    • A. 

      A piece of aluminium foil

    • B. 

      A piece of wet tissue paper

    • C. 

      A microscope slide

  • 11. 
    The Diprotodon was the largest of the Australian Megafauna.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Where is digested food absorbed into the bloodstream?
    • A. 

      The Stomach

    • B. 

      The Large Intestine

    • C. 

      The Small Intestine

    • D. 

      The Pancreas

  • 13. 
    True or false? Stomach ulcers are fundamentally caused by stress and lifestyle factors.    
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      0

  • 14. 
    How many camels currently live in central Australia?
    • A. 

      250 000

    • B. 

      500 000

    • C. 

      1 million

    • D. 

      More than 1 million

  • 15. 
    True or False. Hens with red earlobes are more likely to lay brown eggs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    How long does a giraffe sleep for each day?
    • A. 

      1 hour

    • B. 

      2.5 hours

    • C. 

      1.9 hours

    • D. 

      18 hours

  • 17. 
    How many brains does a cockroach have? A cockroach only has one brain, but their nervous system runs through their body and takes care of some functions that the brain would normally control.
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      3

  • 18. 
    Cochineal is a naturally occurring food coloring. What is it derived from?
    • A. 

      Grape skins

    • B. 

      Algae

    • C. 

      An Insect

  • 19. 
    Theobromine - a chemical in chocolate - is potentially lethal to which domestic pet?
    • A. 

      Dog

    • B. 

      Cat

    • C. 

      Guinea Pig

    • D. 

      Rabbit

    • E. 

      Gold Fish

  • 20. 
    How many fingers and toes does a typical frog have in total?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      16

    • D. 

      12

  • 21. 
    What does a herpetologist do?
    • A. 

      Studies Insects

    • B. 

      Studies Animals that are found in Freshwater

    • C. 

      Studies Reptiles and Amphibians

    • D. 

      Studies Bees

  • 22. 
    How many flowers are needed to produce 0.5kg of honey,
    • A. 

      200

    • B. 

      200 000

    • C. 

      2 000 000

  • 23. 
    What insects belong to the taxonomic order 'Lepidoptera'?
    • A. 

      Ants

    • B. 

      Beetles

    • C. 

      Butterflies and Moths

    • D. 

      Bees and Wasps

  • 24. 
    Of the world's water supply, how much is available for drinking?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      1%

    • D. 

      Less than 1%

  • 25. 
    Hormones are chemicals released by cells in the body that send messages to other cells
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    The strongest and largest tendon in the human body connects muscles to what bone?
    • A. 

      The Achilles Tendon to the Heel Bone

    • B. 

      The Long Head of the Biceps to the Scapula

    • C. 

      The Hamstring to the Ischial Tuberosity

  • 27. 
    If the gestation period of the following animals was ranked from longest to shortest, the correct order would be:
    • A. 

      Elephant, Whale, Baboon, Mouse, Possum

    • B. 

      Elephant, Whale, Baboon, Possum, Mouse

    • C. 

      Whale, Elephant, Baboon, Possum, Mouse

    • D. 

      Whale, Elephant, Baboon, Mouse, Possum