True or False Quiz (Round 1)

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Published: 9th Feb 2021

 

Below are a series of statements and all you have to do is decide whether they are true or false, good luck!

 

1) Mercury’s atmosphere is made up totally of Carbon Dioxide.

 

2) South America is larger than Antarctica.

 

3) More of the French liqueur Benedictine is consumed in the Paris Sports Bar in Saint Nazaire than any other single establishment in the world.

 

4) The name Australia means Southern Land.

 

5) Flashman was a character from the book ‘Tom Brown’s Schooldays’.

 

6) Chelsea is the oldest established football club in London.

 

7) There are 206 bones in the human body.

 

8) Stockholm Syndrome is an inner ear disorder characterised by a ringing in the ears and dizziness.

 

 

Answers

1) Mercury’s atmosphere is made up totally of Carbon Dioxide.

False (it has no atmosphere)

 

2) South America is larger than Antarctica.

True

 

3) More of the French liqueur Benedictine is consumed in the Paris Sports Bar in Saint Nazaire than any other single establishment in the world.

False (Burnley Miners Club, Burnley, East Lancashire. The local regiments got a taste for it during the WWI )

 

4) The name Australia means Southern Land.

True

 

5) Flashman was a character from the book ‘Tom Brown’s Schooldays’.

True

 

6) Chelsea is the oldest established football club in London.

False (Fulham)

 

7) There are 206 bones in the human body.

True

 

8) Stockholm Syndrome is an inner ear disorder characterised by a ringing in the ears and dizziness.

False