Daily Quiz: Wednesday 15th May 2019 True and False with explanations

The stage before frostbite is 'frosttip'

Correct! Wrong!

False! It's frostnip, regardless not a good place to be!

The television was invented 1 year before sliced bread.

Correct! Wrong!

True! So what is the best thing since sliced bread if television came first! TV was 1927 and sliced bread was 1928. Regardless, bravo to the 1920's

Sunsets on Mars are blue

Correct! Wrong!

True! The sky is red during the day and blue at sunset - the opposite to Earth.

The Boston Marathon didn't allow female runners until 1962

Correct! Wrong!

False! It was actually 10 years later in 1972 when they allowed female runners. Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run it in 1967, 5 years prior to women being allowed to run. She did it anyway, annoying officials and delighting female athletes.

People can't sneeze in their sleep

Correct! Wrong!

True! The brain shuts down the reflex.

The world record for solving the Rubik's Cube is 7.89 seconds

Correct! Wrong!

False! It's even quicker - 4.22 seconds. It took the creator Erno Rubik 1 month to solve it.

Tiger's have pink skin under their fur.

Correct! Wrong!

False! They have striped skin, so if you completely shave a tiger, it will still be stripy. Better not try that though!

Baked beans are not baked.

Correct! Wrong!

True! They are stewed.

There are 200 breeds of dogs in Antarctica

Correct! Wrong!

False! They have been banned since 1994 through concerns that they may spread diseases to elephant seals.

A duel between three people is called a truel

Correct! Wrong!

There is a short film called Truel which investigates the probability of hitting a target.

Daily Quiz: Wednesday 15th May 2019 - True or False with explanations
Well done, try again tomorrow
Not bad, can you go better tomorrow?
Pretty good, how many can you get tomorrow?
EXCELLENT! how many can you get tomorrow?

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