128 Weird but cool facts! This might be the longest quiz ever on Quibblo!

by: Everyone_knows_my_name

Weird but cool facts, like I said, this might be the longest quiz ever on quibblo! have fun!

  1. 1

    There are more chickens than people in the world.

  2. 2

    Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.

  3. 3

    No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple. (door henge is two words so it doesn't count. neither does nurple, because it's not in the dictionary.)

  4. 4

    All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.

  5. 5

    There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.

  6. 6

    The longest one-syllable word in the English language is "screeched."

  7. 7

    Two-thirds of the world's eggplant is grown in New Jersey.

  8. 8

    A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.

  9. 9

    Almonds are members of the peach family.

  10. 10

    Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.

  11. 11

    "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".

  12. 12

    Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.

  13. 13

    Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

  14. 14

    All of the clocks in the movie Pulp Fiction are stuck on 4:20.

  15. 15

    The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "Its A Wonderful Life".

  16. 16

    Stewardesses' is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.

  17. 17

    A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

  18. 18

    When the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers play football at home, the stadium becomes the state's third largest city.

  19. 19

    Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.

  20. 20

    A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours.

  21. 21

    The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.

  22. 22

    Mr. Rogers is an ordained minister.

  23. 23

    In most advertisements, including newspapers, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.

  24. 24

    The average secretary's left hand does 56% of the typing.

  25. 25

    Mosquito repellents don't repel, they hide you. The spray blocks the mosquito sensors so they don't know you're there.

  26. 26

    There are only five words in the English language which end in "-dous": tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, Timidous, and hazardous.

  27. 27

    Los Angeles's full name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de los Angeles de Porciuncula". And can be abbreviated to 3.63% of its size, "L.A."

    Please select all that apply.

  28. 28

    A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

  29. 29

    An ostrich's eye is bigger than it's brain.

  30. 30

    Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.

  31. 31

    The only real person to be a Pez head was Betsy Ross.

  32. 32

    On an American one-dollar bill, there is an owl in the upper left-hand corner of the "1" encased in the "shield" and a spider hidden in the front upper right-hand corner.

  33. 33

    The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.

  34. 34

    In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.

  35. 35

    Dentists have recommended that toothbrushes be kept at least 8 feet away from toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.

  36. 36

    The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

  37. 37

    There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.

  38. 38

    Typewriter is the only ten letter word you can type on the top row of your keyboard. ( i dont know why but I think that's the most awesome thing ever! )

  39. 39

    Saturday mail delivery in Canada was eliminated by Canada Post on February 1, 1969.

  40. 40

    In Tokyo, a bicycle is faster than a car for most trips of less than 50 minutes.

  41. 41

    There are 18 different animal shapes in the Animal Crackers cookie zoo.

  42. 42

    Should there be a crash, Prince Charles and Prince William never travel on the same airplane as a precaution.

  43. 43

    Your body is creating and killing 15 million red blood cells per second.

  44. 44

    The king of hearts is the only king without a moustache on a standard playing card.

  45. 45

    There is one slot machine in Las Vegas for every eight inhabitants

  46. 46

    The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. It was the fashion in Renaissance Florence to shave them off.

  47. 47

    The most popular first name in the world is Muhammad

  48. 48

    Tourists visiting Iceland should know that tipping at a restaurant is considered an insult.

  49. 49

    One car out of every 230 made was stolen last year.

  50. 50

    The Nobel Peace Prize medal depicts three naked men with their hands on each other's shoulders.

  51. 51

    It is estimated that 4 million "junk" telephone calls, phone solicitations by persons or programmed machine are made every day in the United States.

  52. 52

    A violin contains about 70 separate pieces of wood.

  53. 53

    It takes glass one million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite amount of times.

  54. 54

    Forest fires move faster uphill than downhill.

  55. 55

    Almost half the newspapers in the world are published in the United States and Canada.

  56. 56

    Most lipstick contains fish scales.

  57. 57

    Skepticisms is the longest word that alternates hands when typing.

  58. 58

    The first product to have a bar code was Wrigleys gum.

  59. 59

    A group of geese on the ground is a gaggle, a group of geese in the air is a skein.

  60. 60

    Over 2500 left handed people a year are killed from using products made for right handed people.

  61. 61

    Clinophobia is the fear of beds.

  62. 62

    Porcupines float in water.

  63. 63

    Pinocchio is Italian for "pine eye".

  64. 64

    The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog." uses every letter of the alphabet

  65. 65

    The Mint once considered producing doughnut-shaped coins.

  66. 66

    The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable".

  67. 67

    Cat urine glows under a black-light.

  68. 68

    The world's termites outweigh the world's humans 10 to 1!

  69. 69

    The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

  70. 70

    Windmills always turn counter-clockwise. Except for the windmills in Ireland.

  71. 71

    Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.

  72. 72

    the placement of a donkey's eyes in its head enables it to see all four feet at all times.

  73. 73

    A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside.

  74. 74

    Hummingbirds can weigh less than a penny!

  75. 75

    Until 1796, there was a state in the United States called Franklin. Today it's known as Tennessee.

  76. 76

    Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie.

  77. 77

    The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year.

  78. 78

    One in every 4 Americans has appeared on television.

  79. 79

    you're born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206.

  80. 80

    Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.

  81. 81

    Over 10,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows.

  82. 82

    There are more than one million animal species on Earth.

  83. 83

    Thomas Edison, lightbulb inventor, was afraid of the dark.

  84. 84

    During your lifetime, you'll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that's the weight of about 6 elephants.

  85. 85

    Dolphins go to sIeep with one eye open.

  86. 86

    The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is over 9000 years old.

  87. 87

    In space, astronauts cannot cry properly, because there is no gravity, so the tears can't flow down their faces!

  88. 88

    Dogs and cats consume over $11 billion worth of pet food a year.

  89. 89

    There are over 58 million dogs in the U.S.

  90. 90

    Honeybees have a type of hair on their eyes.

  91. 91

    The average American/Canadian drinks about 600 sodas a year.

  92. 92

    Lightning strikes about 6,000 times per minute on this planet.

  93. 93

    Recycling one glass jar saves enough energy to watch T.V for 3 hours!

  94. 94

    In the White House, there are 13,092 knives, forks and spoons.

  95. 95

    Slugs have 4 noses.

  96. 96

    Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, every time you breathe.

  97. 97

    More people use blue toothbrushes, than red ones.

  98. 98

    There are more plastic flamingos in the U.S. than real ones.

  99. 99

    Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails.

  100. 100

    Humans blink over 10,000,000 times a year.

  101. 101

    Every second, Americans collectively eat one hundred pounds of chocolate.

  102. 102

    There are approximately fifty Bibles sold each minute across the world.

  103. 103

    Every year, kids in North America spend close to half a billion dollars on chewing gum.

  104. 104

    An earthquake on Dec. 16, 1811 caused parts of the Mississippi River to flow backwards!

  105. 105

    A person uses approximately fifty-seven sheets of toilet paper each day.

  106. 106

    More money is spent on gardening than on any other hobby.

  107. 107

    In 32 years, there are about 1 billion seconds.

  108. 108

    Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.

  109. 109

    The blesbok, a South African antelope, is almost the same color as grapejuice.

  110. 110

    The average person laughs 13 times a day.

  111. 111

    Men are 6 times more likely to be struck by lightning than women!

  112. 112

    It is estimated that millions of trees in the world are accidentally planted by squirrels who bury nuts and then forget where they hid them.

  113. 113

    Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel, "Gadsby", which contains over 50,000 words -- none of them with the letter E!

  114. 114

    Of all the words in the English language, the word set has the most definitions.

  115. 115

    A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans.

  116. 116

    Every 45 seconds, a house catches on fire in the United States.

  117. 117

    The most used letter in the English alphabet is 'E', and 'Q' is the least used.

  118. 118

    The original name for the butterfly was 'flutterby'.

  119. 119

    Dogs and cats, like humans, are either right or left pawed. (handed).

  120. 120

    Nose prints are used to identify dogs, just like humans use fingerprints.

  121. 121

    Bulls are colorblind, therefore will usually charge at a matador's waving cape no matter what color it is -- be it red or neon yellow!

  122. 122

    Apples are more efficient than caffeine in keeping people awake in the mornings!

  123. 123

    Smelling bananas and/or green apples (smelling, not eating) can help you lose weight!

  124. 124

    A hard working adult sweats up to 4 gallons per day. Most of the sweat evaporates before a person realizes it's there, though.

  125. 125

    The average ice berg weighs 20,000,000 tons!

  126. 126

    The poison-arrow frog has enough poison to kill about 2,200 people!

  127. 127

    A lump of pure gold the size of a matchbox can be flattened into a sheet the size of a tennis court!

  128. 128

    After eating, a housefly regurgitates its food and then eats it again!

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