General Knowledge Multiple Choice Questions
Fact Book
Enhance your General Knowledge.

The Pittsburgh Steelers were originally called the Pirates.

It takes 35 to 65 minks to produce the average mink coat. The numbers for other types of fur coats are: beaver 15; fox 15 to 25; ermine 150; chinchilla 60 to 100.

A Citreon 2CV with an oil leak once travelled 500 miles through Italy after its gearbox was filled with bananas.

Your spinal marrow measures approximately 17 inches in length and only weighs about 1 ounce.

In New Jersey it is illegal to delay or detain a homing pigeon.

While 7 men in 100 have some form of color blindness, only 1 woman in 1,000 suffers from it.

The Wild Turkey is the only bird with a beard.

26 astronauts have reported seeing ufos while circling the earth.

Once a human reaches the age of 35, he/she will start losing approximately 7,000 brain cells a day. The cells will never be replaced

Everyone has a unique smell, except for identical twins.

The first motion picture copyrighted in the United States showed a man in the act of sneezing.

Ghandi didn't allow his wife to take penicillin to save her life from pneumonia but took quinine to save himself from malaria.

Romans used to believe that walnuts could cure head ailments during the Renaissance, since their shape was similar to that of a brain

There are 24 known perfect numbers. These are numbers that equal the sum of all its divisors except itself. For instance, six is the lowest of these numbers is divisible by 1, 2, or 3 and 1+2+3=6. The largest of the known perfect numbers has 12,003 digits.

When a predator is chasing an impala, a type of antelope, it runs in a zig zag formation jumping as high as three metres

An iguana can stay under water for twenty-eight minutes.

On average, every person in the United States owns 2.1 radios.

Louisa Adams, wife of John Quincy Adams, was the first and only foreign-born first lady.

The Boston University Bridge (on Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts) is one of the few places in the world where a boat can sail under a train driving under a car driving under an airplane

Babies are born without kneecaps. They don't appear until the child is 2-6 years of age.


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