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

The cicada, a fly found in Africa, spends 17 years of its life sleeping; and only two weeks is awake during which mates and then dies.

On its trip around the sun, the earth travels over a million and a half miles per day.

There are approximately 7,000 feathers on an eagle.

Although not named in the New Testament, tradition names the two thieves crucified at the same time as Jesus as Dismas and Gestas.

Mr. Rogers was an ordained Presbyterian minister.

The average life span of a moose is 15 to 25 years.

In the original movie 101 Dalmatians, there are exactly 6,469,952 spots on all 101 Dalmatians as they are shown in 113,760 frames of the film combined

Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters

The slime eel or hagfish feeds on dead and dying fish at the bottom of the sea. It goes into its victim through the mouth or eye socket and eats it away from the inside, leaving only a bag of skin and bones.

Walt Disney, the creator of Mickey Mouse, was afraid of mice.

When former Texas Governor James Hogg was on his deathbed he made a special request that a pecan tree be planted at the head of his grave instead of a tombstone. The governor passed away on March 2, 1906, which is Texas Independence Day. The pecan tree is now the state tree of Texas

In the year 2000, there were approximately 11,000 injuries that were treated in a hospital in the U.S. that resulted from fireworks

Male feral rabbits urinate on the females to state their ownership.

There is a town in Texas called Ding Dong. In 1990, the population was only twenty-two people

The chances for a mother giving birth to quadruplets (four children) are almost 1 in 600,000.

A man and woman in Mexico city were engaged for 67 yrs and finally married at the age of 82 yrs.

True spiders always have organs for spinning silk known as spinnerets

In 1785, the city of Paris removed bones from cemeteries to ease the overflow of dead people. They took these bones and stacked them in tunnels now known as the Catacombs. You can visit these tunnel attractions and work your way along long corridors, which are stacked with skulls and bones

The average person spends two weeks of their life kissing

In 1836 the U.S. government had so much extra money that it repaid all its debts, and still had money left over.


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