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#1. How many days are in a leap year?
It’s 366. We get an extra day February 29.
#2. What is the capital of Australia?
In 1908 the site of the nation’s capital was chosen as a compromise between rival cities, Sydney (NSW) and Melbourne (Vic), so Canberra was chosen
#3. What is the primary language spoken in Brazil?
Portuguese is the official language of Brazil being spoken by most of the population.
#4. What does SOS stand for?
A lot of people think it’s an abbreviation for ‘save our souls’ or ‘save our ship.’ But those phrases were made up after SOS was chosen and it was selected quite simply as it was easy to transmit over morse code.
#5. How many wise men visited Jesus?
The Bible doesn’t specify the amount of wise men. Three was often taken as the number due to the three gifts of Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh. (or Gold, Frankenstein and Grrr! as they might say in Bottom)
#6. True or false: The Great Wall of China is visible from space?
False. The Great Wall of China is not visible from space without aid according to NASA.
#7. You’re in a race and you pass the third place runner, what place are you in now?
You are of course in third place!
#8. Who built the first petrol powered car?
Many people believe Henry Ford invented the automobile. But Henry Ford did not start to build his first car until 1896, that was 11 years after Karl Benz.
#9. Who cut off Samson’s hair in the Bible story?
Delilah lulled Samson to sleep in her lap and then called a man, who cut off Samson’s seven locks of hair.
#10. What colour is the black box on an aeroplane?
Black boxes are a fluorescent orange colour. This is to make them more visible in the debris after an accident.
#11. What is the official language of USA?
The United States does not have an official language, but the most commonly used language is English.
#12. Who was the first European explorer to discover North America?
The first Europeans to land on the mainland of North America were the Viking explorer Leif Erikson AKA Leif the Lucky and his party.
#13. Which company is responsible for producing the most tyres in the world?
LEGO has held the Guinness World Record for being the world’s largest manufacturer of tyres since 2011. in 2010 the company churned out 381 million tiny tyres.
#14. What is the symbol for the element gold on the periodic table?
Gold has the chemical element symbol Au. The name is from the Latin word Aurum, meaning ‘shiny dawn’.
#15. In Mary Shelley’s novel, who was Frankenstein?
The book tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a Swiss student of natural science who creates an artificial man from pieces of corpses! Nice.
#16. What is the world’s largest ocean?
Some numbers for you!
1 Pacific Ocean 168,723,000 Km2
2 Atlantic Ocean 85,133,000 Km2
3 Indian Ocean 70,560,000 Km2
#17. Is starboard on the left or the right side of a boat?
When looking toward the bow of a ship (The front), port and starboard refer to the left and right sides, respectively.
#18. Which is bigger? One 18" pizza or two 12"?
When it comes to pizzas, size matters. An 18-inch pizza provides a generous 254-square-inches of pizza goodness, whereas two 12-inch pizzas combined offer only around 226-square-inches.
To determine the size of a circle, such as a pizza, the classic approach involves dividing the diameter by two to find the radius. Then, you square the radius and multiply it by the mathematical constant pi (approximately 3.14159). This calculation yields the total area of the circle, or in this case, the pizza.