The “True Or False” Quiz

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# 1: 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.

# 2: 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.

# 3: 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.

# 4: Whitney Houston’s super-hit “I Will Always Love You” was originally written and recorded by Dolly Parton.

Quizagogo - true or false - Her No. 1 hit was written by Dolly Parton.

# 5: British chef and restaurateur Gordon Ramsay has a bachelor’s degree in psychology.

Quizagogo - true or false - Does he have a degree in Psychology?
No, he does not havea bachelor's degree in psychology. At age 19, Ramsay enrolled at North Oxfordshire Technical College to study hotel management. In the early 1980s, he worked as a commis chef at the Wroxton House Hotel then ran the kitchen and 60-seat dining room at the Wickham Arms.

# 6: Thomas Jefferson served as the third president of the United States.

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Thomas Jefferson  was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, and architect who became the third president of the United States.

# 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: 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.

# 9: 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.

# 10: Entomology is the study of insects.

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True. Entomology is the study of insects. Entomology is crucial to our understanding of human disease, agriculture, evolution, ecology and biodiversity.

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