True or False Quiz (Round 3)

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Published: 25th April 2021

 

The answers may be simply True or False, but to get them all right will take more than just guesswork. I hope you enjoy.

 

Questions 

1) The Mesosphere is the lowest level of the atmosphere.

 

2) ‘I am just going outside and may be some time’ are the final words of Robert Falcon Scott (Scott of the Antarctic)

 

3) The perfume ‘Opium’ is by Yves St Laurant.

 

4) Led famously by Yasser Arafat, the PLO is short for the ‘People's Liberation Organisation.

 

5) The ‘Belfast News Letter’ is the UKs oldest surviving newspaper.

 

6) The collective noun for Apes is a Shrewdness.

 

7) Only female ducks quack.

 

8) Turmeric, which is used as a spice or yellow dye, comes from the bark of a tree.

 

9) The Sperm Whale has a longer gestation period than a Black Rhinoceros.

 

10) Toby was a Skye terrier that famously watched over his owner’s grave for 14 years.

 

 

 

Answers

1) The Mesosphere is the lowest level of the atmosphere.

False (Troposphere)

 

2) ‘I am just going outside and may be some time’ are the final words of Robert Falcon Scott (Scott of the Antarctic)

False (Capt. Lawrence Oates)

 

3) The perfume ‘Opium’ is by Yves St Laurant.

True

 

4) Led famously by Yasser Arafat, the PLO is short for the ‘People's Liberation Organisation.

False (Palestine)

 

5) The ‘Belfast News Letter’ is the UKs oldest surviving newspaper.

True (1737)

 

6) The collective noun for Apes is a Shrewdness.

True

 

7) Only female ducks quack.

True

 

8) Turmeric, which is used as a spice or yellow dye, comes from the bark of a tree.

False

 

9) The Sperm Whale has a longer gestation period than a Black Rhinoceros.

False (SW 435, BR 450)

 

10) Toby was a Skye terrier that famously watched over his owner’s grave for 14 years.

False (Greyfriars Bobby)