Awesome Facts!!!!!!!

Random Entertainment Quiz

Can you name the Awesome Facts!!!!!!!!!!!!?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to Play
Share
Tweet
Email
Embed
facthit n
February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.
A shark can detect one part of blood in 100 million parts of water.
Dr. Seuss pronounced 'Seuss' such that it rhymed with 'rejoice.'
If NASA sent birds into space they would soon die; they need gravity to swallow.
Every time Beethoven sat down to write music, he poured ice water over his head.
A sneeze travels out your mouth at over 100 m.p.h.
Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.
The state of Florida is bigger than England.
The only nation whose name begins with an 'A' but doesn't end in an 'A' is Afghanistan.
A hummingbird weighs less than a penny.
In 1980, there was only one country in the world with no telephones - Bhutan.
Armadillos are the only animals besides humans that can get leprosy.
All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.
Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.
It's against the law to catch fish with your bare hands in Kansas.
Spotted skunks do handstands before they spray.
Honeybees have hair on their eyes.
Armadillos have four babies at a time and they are always all the same sex.
Almost a quarter of the land area of Los Angeles is taken up by automobiles.
It was once against the law to slam your car door in a city in Switzerland.
The oldest known goldfish lived to 41 years of age. Its name was Fred.
Most cows give more milk when they listen to music.
The elephant is the only mammal that can't jump.
In the White House, there are 13,092 knives, forks and spoons.
The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is 9000 years old.
If your eyes are six feet above the surface of the ocean, the horizon will be about three statute miles away
Pollsters say that 40 percent of dog and cat owners carry pictures of the pets in their wallets.
Many hamsters only blink one eye at a time.
Cats can produce over one hundred vocal sounds, while dogs can only produce about ten.
A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off.
In 75% of American households, women manage the money and pay the bills.
Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.
There are only thirteen blimps in the world. Nine of them are in the United States.
A company in Taiwan makes dinnerware out of wheat, so you can eat your plate.
The average American drinks about 600 sodas a year.
Goethe couldn't stand the sound of barking dogs and could only write if he had an apple rotting in the drawer of his desk.
Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.
In the great fire of London in 1666 half of London was burnt down but only 6 people were injured.
85,000,000 tons of paper are used each year in the U.S.
Money isn't made out of paper, it's made out of cotton.
In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
Blueberry Jelly Bellies were created especially for Ronald Reagan.
A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night.
Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
In 1984, a Canadian farmer began renting ad space on his cows.
Windmills always turn counter-clockwise. Except for the windmills in Ireland.
Emus and kangaroos cannot walk backwards, and are on the Australian coat of arms for that reason.
Texas is also the only state that is allowed to fly its state flag at the same height as the U.S. flag.
In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak
In England, in the 1880's, 'Pants' were considered a dirty word.
Until 1796, there was a state in the United States called Franklin. Today it is known as Tennessee.
A hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute on average.
Polar Bears trying to blend in with the ice will sometimes cover up their black nose with their paws.
The first toilet ever seen on television was on 'Leave It To Beaver.'
The placement of a donkey's eyes in its' heads enables it to see all four feet at all times.
Isaac Asimov is the only author to have a book in every Dewey-decimal category.
The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in Jello.
Mr. Rogers is an ordained minister.
There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.
A Saudi Arabian woman can get a divorce if her husband doesn't give her coffee.
You'll eat about 35,000 cookies in a lifetime
A jellyfish is 95 percent water.
A walla-walla scene is one where extras pretend to be talking in the background -- when they say 'walla-walla' it looks like they are actually talking.
Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
Most Americans' car horns beep in the key of F.
In Los Angeles, there are fewer people than there are automobiles.
A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 6 years. Wow.
Fortune cookies were actually invented in America, in 1918, by Charles Jung.
The very first bomb dropped by the Allies on Berlin during World War II killed the only elephant in the Berlin Zoo.
The starfish is one of the only animals who can turn it's stomach inside-out.
The katydid bug hears through holes in its hind legs.
There are only four words in the English language which end in '-dous': tremendous, horrendous, stupendous, and hazardous.
A hard working adult sweats up to 4 gallons per day. Most of the sweat evaporates before a person realizes it's there.
Women's hearts beat faster than men's.
The average American will eat about 11.9 pounds of cereal per year.
A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue.
315 entries in Webster's Dictionary will be misspelled.
facthit n
You're more likely to get stung by a bee on a windy day than in any other weather.
Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails.
Ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone.
Since 1896, the beginning of the modern Olympics, only Greece and Australia have participated in every Games.
It takes about a half a gallon of water to cook macaroni, and about a gallon to clean the pot.
When snakes are born with two heads, they fight each other for food.
The only two days of the year in which there are no professional sports games (MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL) are the day before and the day after the Major League All-Star Game.
More people are killed annually by donkeys than die in air crashes.
101 Dalmatians and Peter Pan (Wendy) are the only two Disney cartoon features with both parents that are present and don't die throughout the movie.
The first Ford cars had Dodge engines.
A jumbo jet uses 4,000 gallons of fuel to take off.
The giant squid has the largest eyes in the world.
An iguana can stay under water for 28 minutes.
The highest point in Pennsylvania is lower than the lowest point in Colorado.
Cat's urine glows under a blacklight.
The United States has never lost a war in which mules were used.
Every person has a unique tongue print.
Lightning strikes about 6,000 times per minute on this planet
A male emperor moth can smell a female emperor moth up to 7 miles away.
Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
The average person is about a quarter of an inch taller at night.
The longest recorded flight of a chicken is thirteen seconds.
Eskimo ice cream is neither icy, or creamy.
Einstein couldn't speak fluently when he was nine. His parents thought he might be retarded.
The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.
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.
166,875,000,000 pieces of mail are delivered each year in the U.S
The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.
Dogs and cats consume almost $7 billion worth of pet food a year.
Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously
You can only smell 1/20th as well as a dog.
Facetious and abstemious contain all the vowels in the correct order, as does arsenious, meaning 'containing arsenic.'
Giraffes have no vocal cords.
According to a British law passed in 1845, attempting to commit suicide was a capital offense. Offenders could be hanged for trying
If you bring a raccoon's head to the Henniker, New Hampshire town hall, you are entitled to receive $.10 from the town.
To escape the grip of a crocodile's jaws, push your thumbs into its eyeballs -- it will let you go instantly.
A hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4 foot tall child inside.
Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.
Almonds are a member of the peach family.
Q is the only letter in the alphabet that does not appear in the name of any state name
There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
America once issued a 5-cent bill.
A shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes.
Research indicates that mosquitoes are attracted to people who have recently eaten bananas.
A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours.
Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
More Monopoly money is printed in a year, than real money printed throughout the world.
The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.
'I am.' is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year.
Most lipstick contains fish scales.
In 1980, a Las Vegas hospital suspended workers for betting on when patients would die.
Murphy's Oil Soap is the chemical most commonly used to clean elephants.
Bird droppings are the chief export of Nauru, an island nation in the Western Pacific.
Reindeer like to eat bananas.
Two-thirds of the world's eggplant is grown in New Jersey.
If you have three quarters, four dimes, and four pennies, you have $1.19. You also have the largest amount of money in coins without being able to make change for a dollar.
Thomas Edison, lightbulb inventor, was afraid of the dark.
160 cars can drive side by side on the Monumental Axis in Brazil, the world's widest road.
Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.
During your lifetime, you'll eat about 60,000 pounds of food, that's the weight of about 6 elephants.
A goldfish has a memory span of three seconds.
Mel Blanc (the voice of Bugs Bunny) was allergic to carrots.
One of the reasons marijuana is illegal today is because cotton growers in the 1930's lobbied against hemp farmers -- they saw it as competition. It is not as chemically addictive
A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of a second.
A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.
Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.
A giraffe can go without water longer than a camel can.
Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day.
One quarter of the bones in your body, are in your feet.
It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open. (Don't try this at home!)
The world population of chickens is about equal to the number of people.
A toothpick is the object most often choked on by Americans!
It takes a lobster approximately seven years to grow to be one pound.
The penguin is the only bird who can swim, but not fly.
Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, everytime you breathe.
Some toothpaste's contain antifreeze.
facthit n
Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie.
You're born with 300 bones, but when you get to be an adult, you only have 206.
Penguins can jump as high as 6 feet in the air.
Hershey's Kisses are called that because the machine that makes them looks like it's kissing the conveyor belt.
Hydroxydesoxycorticosterone and hydroxydeoxycorticosterones are the largest anagrams.
There wasn't a single pony in the Pony Express, just horses.
Your right lung takes in more air than your left one does.
Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.
Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.
Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
Millie the White House dog earned more than 4 times as much as President Bush in 1991.
Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under is cap to keep him cool. He changed it every 2 innings.
The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
123,000,000 cars are being driven down the U.S's highways
Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
Slugs have 4 noses.
It's against the law to burp, or sneeze in a certain church in Omaha, Nebraska.
Playing cards were issued to British pilots in WWII. If captured, they could be soaked in water and unfolded to reveal a map for escape.
A 10-gallon hat barely holds 6 pints.
Human teeth are almost as hard as rocks.
All porcupines float in water.
Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
The average bank teller loses about $250 every year.
More people use blue toothbrushes, than red ones.
A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.
One in every 4 americans has appeared on television.
There are over 52.6 million dogs in the U.S.
The longest one-syllable word in the English language is 'screeched.'
Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
The condom - made originally of linen - was invented in the early 1500s.
Recycling one glass jar, saves enough energy to watch T.V for 3 hours.
The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
In Kentucky, 50 percent of the people who get married for the first time are teenagers.
Sylvia Miles had the shortest performance ever nominated for an Oscar with 'Midnight Cowboy.' Her entire role lasted only six minutes.
Camel's milk does not curdle.
Over 1000 birds a year die from smashing into windows
An average person laughs about 15 times a day.
Bubble gum contains rubber.
Your stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks otherwise it will digest itself.
In Bangladesh, kids as young as 15 can be jailed for cheating on their finals.
1,525,000,000 miles of telephone wire is strung across the U.S.
Only 55% of all Americans know that the sun is a star.
The praying mantis is the only insect that can turn its head.
The international telephone dialing code for Antarctica is 672.
There are only thirteen blimps in the world. Nine of them are in the United States.
In 1983, a Japanese artist made a copy of the Mona Lisa completely out of toast.
The first known contraceptive was crocodile dung, used by Egyptians in 2000 B.C.
About 3000 years ago, most Egyptians died by the time they were 30.
Mosquitoes have teeth.
Owls are one of the only birds who can see the color blue.
In space, astronauts cannot cry, because there is no gravity, so the tears can't flow.
In every episode of 'Seinfeld' there is a Superman somewhere.
Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age.
A skunk can spray its stinky scent more than 10 feet.
It was once against the law to have a pet dog in a city in Iceland.
A monkey was once tried and convicted for smoking a cigarette in South Bend, Indiana.
You blink over 20,000,000 times a year.
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
A cow produces 200 times more gas a day than a person.
In Tokyo, they sell toupees for dogs.
Hypnotism is banned by public schools in San Diego.
There are more plastic flamingos in America than real ones.
No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange, silver, and purple.
'Stewardesses' is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.
Non-dairy creamer is flammable.
12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily
The Earth weighs around 6,588,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons.
Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they can't find any food.
'Dreamt' is the only English word that ends in the letters 'mt.'
Baby robins eat 14 feet of earthworms every day.
Montpelier, VT is the only U.S. state capital without a McDonalds.
A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.
If you toss a penny 10,000 times, it will not be heads 5,000 times, but more like 4,950. The heads picture weighs more, so it ends up on the bottom.
In most advertisements, including newspapers, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
99% of the solar systems mass is concentrated in the sun.
A quarter has 119 grooves on its edge, a dime has one less groove
The most common name in the world is Mohammed.

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
OR
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments

Extras