The “True Or False” Quiz

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# 1: Every time a month begins on a Monday, it will have Friday the 13th.

If a month begins on a SUNDAY, the 13th will be a Friday.

# 2: Albert Einstein was once offered the position of President of Israel.

Quizagogo - true or false - He was offered the position as President of Israel.
Chaim Weizmann was Israel's first president. Upon his death, Prime Minister  David Ben-Gurion  offered Albert Einstein the position as  President of Israel, a mostly ceremonial post.

# 3: In Australia, a citizen may be fined for not voting in national elections.

Quizagogo - true or false - In Australia, you can be fined for not voting
Several countries have compulsory voting. In Australia,  compulsory voting was introduced for national elections in 1924 for citizens aged 18 and over, but not compulsory for indigenous Australians until 1984. The requirement is for the person to enroll, attend a polling station and have their name marked off the electoral roll as attending, receive a ballot paper and take it to an individual voting booth, mark it, fold the ballot paper and place it in the ballot box.  Postal voting and early, or pre-poll, voting are available.  Those who fail to vote and do not provide a valid and sufficient reason for such failure, may be fined.

# 4: Eggplant (aubergine) is a vegetable.

Quizagogo - true or false - Is it a vegetable or not?
Eggplant (or aubergine) is a species of nightshade that is grown for its edible fruit. Botanically, the fruit is classified as a berry.

# 5: Earth makes two trips around the sun in about the same amount of time that Mars takes to make one trip.

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Earth is closer to the sun, and therefore races along its orbit more quickly. Earth makes two trips around the sun in about the same amount of time that Mars takes to make one trip.

# 6: Mark Twain published his first novel when he was 15 years old.

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False. Mark Twain published his first novel (The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today) in 1873 when he was 37 years old.

# 7: Ellen DeGeneres was offered the role of Phoebe in the American sitcom Friends, but turned it down.

Quizagogo - true or false - She was offered a role in Friends.
Yes,  Ellen DeGeneres was offered the role of Phoebe in the American sitcom Friends, but turned it down. Reason unknown.

# 8: Sweden had a colony in North America in the 17th century.

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Sweden established colonies in the Americas in the mid-17th century, including the colony of New Sweden (1638–1655) on the Delaware River in what is now Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland.

# 9: China is the 2nd largest country by area.

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China has the largest population in the world, with over 1.3 billion people. It is the 3rd or 4th largest country by area. The order depends on what you want to calculate as total territory and that is also dependent on the validity of certain claims to territory. Total official territories and territorial waters combined, the USA is slightly larger. If all of China's claims for territories are included, China is larger. If you just take mainland China and the lower 48 states, China is bigger. Add Alaska and Hawaii to that, they're really close in total land area.

# 10: A lion gets 32 teeth in a lifetime, just like humans.

Quizagogo - true or false - A lion has just as many teeth as humans.
Lions get 30 teeth in their lifetimes. But there are animals out there with the same number of teeth as humans; giraffes have 32 teeth too!

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