True or False Questions

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Friends’ nights at your place. Pizza, movie, everyone’s happy. But… you decide that this day could have an even more perfect ending. How about spicing up the atmosphere with a unique true or false trivia that will reveal your creative side and show everyone that you are not only fun but smart too? Get your teams paired up and give as many correct answers as you can. You can write your answers down and judge them at the end. The winner takes it all – the quiz-master crown is waiting for its king (or queen)! 

Don’t worry – you can also crush the quiz on your own. It’s the perfect way to chase boredom away, and you can always share it so your friends can see how good you are. Challenge them to beat your score (if they can!).

The rules are easy – go through all 60 questions/statements and answer ‘true’ or ‘false’. To see how many you got right, simply skip to the end section and check the answers. Good luck! (not that you need it, eh?). 

 

60 True or False Quiz Questions with Answers

 

Ready, steady… go!

1. Queen Elizabeth the 1st was the daughter of King Henry the 8th of England

A: True

 

2. Vitamin C is also known by the chemical name of Ascorbic Acid

A: True

 

3. The Nobel prize-winning novel ‘The Old Man and the Sea’ was written by the American author John Steinbeck

A: False. ‘The Old Man and the Sea’ is a masterpiece belonging to the American novelist Ernest Hemingway

 

4. Rapper Nicki Minaj is over 180 cm (5 ft, 10.9 in) in height

A: False. Nicki Minaj is ‘only’ 157 cm (5 ft, 1.8 in) tall. Hard to tell with all those high heels, right?

 

5. In theory, it takes over 5,000 helium balloons to lift an average-sized human from the ground

A: True

 

6. The Pan American Highway in the U.S.A. is the world’s longest highway

A: True

 

7. Transylvania is a historical region located in central Romania

A: True

 

8. Disabled Valery Spiridonov was the first person in the world to have his head transplanted onto another body

A: False. Although Valery volunteered for this at first, he changed his mind after his girlfriend became pregnant

 

9. The maximum length for a video posted on TikTok is 60 seconds

A: True

 

10. Glass is manufactured mainly from processed sand

A: True

 

11. Actress Marilyn Monroe had 3 children resulting from her 3 marriages

A: False. Although Marilyn was married 3 times, she didn’t have any children (that we know of, right?)

 

12. Popping your finger or toe knuckles is bad for your joints

A: False. There is no scientific proof that popping your knuckles is bad for you

 

13. The Trojan horse was used by the Greeks to mask their way into the city of Troy and win the war

A: True

 

14. There are 6 naturally occurring noble gases in the periodic table of chemical elements

A: True

 

15. The liver is the largest organ in the human body

A: False. The human body’s largest organ is the skin. It weighs 3.6 kg (8 lbs.)

 

16. Singer and actress Miley Cyrus is an only child

A: False. Miley has no less than 5 siblings (4 brothers and one sister)

 

17. There are over 30,000 varieties of apples existing in the world

A: True

 

18. Harry Potter’s first flying broomstick is called Firebolt

A: False. Harry’s first broomstick was the Nimbus 2000

 

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19.  The U.S.A.’s southernmost state is Texas

A: False. The U.S.A.’s southernmost state is Florida

 

20. The world’s earliest surviving motion-picture film dates back to 1888

A: True

 

21. Confucius is a world-renowned Latin philosopher

A: False. Despite the sound of his name, Confucius was Chinese

 

22. Footballer Cristiano Ronaldo is the most-followed person on Instagram and Facebook (in 2021)

A: True

 

23. Insulin was discovered by physiologist and professor of medicine Nicolae Paulescu

A: True

 

24. Real Madrid football club’s biggest rival is Atlético Madrid

A: False. Barcelona football club is Real Madrid’s biggest rival, since 1929, when La Liga was founded

 

25. After you drink alcohol, it takes your brain 6 minutes to start reacting to it

A: True

 

26. Thomas Jefferson was the second president of the U.S.A.

A: False. Thomas Jefferson was the third president of the USA. The second one was John Adams

 

27.There is no way of telling boiled eggs from raw eggs until you break them open

A: False. You don’t have to break the egg to see if it’s boiled or raw. Simply try and spin it on the table – if it spins, it’s definitely boiled.

 

28. Dan Brown’s novel ‘Inferno’ was inspired by Dante Alighieri’s poem ‘Inferno’

A: True

 

29. Singer Billie Eilish’s full name is Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O’Connell

A: True

 

30. Manchester United football club has never won the UEFA Champions League trophy

A: False. ‘Man’ United won the UCL 3 times, in 1968, 1999, and 2008

 

31. Magician Richard Jones is the 10th winner of the TV show Britain’s got Talent

A: True

 

32. Mount Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan

A: True

 

33. Steak contains more protein than a regular-sized broccoli

A: False. It’s actually the other way around (we couldn’t believe it either!)

 

34. TV series Game of Thrones – Tyrion Lannister’s favourite quote is ‘I drink, and I know things’

A: True

 

35. Pirates believed that having a ‘calico’ (three-coloured) cat on board of the ship brings bad luck

A: False. On the contrary, a pirate’s ship would never sail without a ‘calico’ cat on board, as they are supposed to bring good luck

 

36. Put together, a human’s body blood vessels can circle the Earth

A: True

 

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37. The world’s longest word has no less than 189,819 letters and comes from the English language

A: True

 

38. Athlete Usain Bolt is faster than a cheetah

A: False. Not quite. Bolt is fast, but the cheetah is twice as fast

 

39. Indira Gandhi was the first female Prime Minister of India

A: True

 

40. The lighter was invented before the matches

A: True

 

41. The oldest educational establishment in the world is the University of Al Quaraouiyine in Morocco

A: True

 

42. ‘Braveheart’ and ‘The English patient’ have competed for the ‘Academy Award Best Picture’ award in the same year

A: False. ‘Braveheart’ has won the award in 1996, and ‘The English patient’ in 1997

 

43. The first football in the world was manufactured from a pig’s bladder

A: True

 

44. The X-Factor TV show first aired in the U.S.A. in 2004

A: False. X-Factor is a British TV show that first aired in 2004

 

45. Just like humans, dogs can be left-pawed or right-pawed

A: True

 

46. Rio de Janeiro is the capital city of Brazil

A: False. The capital of Brazil is the city of Brasília. Rio de Janeiro is Brazil’s second most populated city

 

47. Although they love to drink it, cats are lactose intolerant to cow’s milk

A: True

 

48. Grapefruit can cause poisoning if consumed with some prescribed drugs

A: True

 

49. Except for humans, crows and ravens are the most intelligent creatures in the world

A: True

 

50. The world’s best-selling music album of all times belongs to The Beatles

A: False. The best-selling music album of all times is Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’

 

51. The spiral shapes of sunflowers follow the Fibonacci sequence (where each number is the sum of the last 2) to maximize sunlight intake

A: True

 

52. Evita Perón was the first female president of Argentina

A: False. Evita Perón was the wife of the Argentinian president Juan Perón, and First Lady of Argentina

 

53. A human being can live up to 3 weeks without drinking water

A: False. Specialists say that we can’t survive for more than 3 days without getting hydrated

 

54. Writer Agatha Christie’s real name is Mary Westmacott

A: True

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55. Singer Lady Gaga has (up to this date) played in no less than 5 movies

A: True

 

56. A person’s fingernails and hair continue to grow after they die

A: False. The impression of growth is only given by the fact that a person’s skin around nails and hair retracts after death

 

57. ‘The Birds’ (1963 horror movie) was directed by American film director Steven Spielberg

A: False. ‘The Birds’ was directed by the English film director Alfred Hitchcock

 

58. It is illegal to feed pigeons in the Italian city of Venice

A: True

 

59. The Quetzalcóatl Pyramid in Mexico is bigger than the Great Egyptian Pyramid of Giza

A: True

 

60. Human teeth are just as strong as the teeth of a mature shark

A: True

 

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