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Quiz 65 – Round 6 – True or False

This true or false round is all about Guinness World Records. Simply answer true or false. All answers are verified by the Guinness World Records website. As records are broken all of the time (and the site itself states that records may sometimes need updating), I have included the date of the record in brackets after the questions.

1. A man from the USA consumed his 26,000th Big Mac on 11th October 2012, after eating at least one a day for forty years. (11th October 2012)

True

2. The longest distance swam underwater in one breath is 200metres. (6th November 2008)

True

3. The fastest time to eat 15 Ferrero Rocher is 1 minute 10 seconds. (24th October 2014)

False – it is 2 minutes 22 seconds

4. The record for most needles inserted into the head is 15,000. (11th June 2013)

False – it is 2,188

5. The world’s longest legs belong to a Russian lady and measure 132cm (51.9 inches) (8th July 2003)

True

6. The heaviest aircraft pulled by a single man weighed 188.83 tonnes and was pulled 8.8 metres. (17th September 2009)

True

7. The record for the fastest time to solve a Rubik’s Cube one-handed is 37 seconds. (26th April 2014)

False – it is 12.56 seconds

8. The world’s tallest living man is 251cm / 8 ft 3 in. (9th February 2011)

True

9. The most expensive car number plate, showing only the number ‘1’, was bought in the United Arab Emirates for 52.2 million dirham, the approximate equivalent of £7.2 million. (16th February 2008)

True

10. The record for the longest rail tunnel is held by the Channel Tunnel between Britain and France. (15th October 2010)

False – it is held by the Gotthard Rail Tunnel, Switzerland, beneath the Alps and measures 35.42 miles. The Channel Tunnel is 31.4 miles

 

 

 

 

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2 thoughts on “Quiz 65 – Round 6 – True or False

  1. Good questions, just one thing with the first question though, if he ate one big Mac a day forty years the numbers dont add up to 26000 even including leap years.

    1. You’re absolutely correct – I have amended the wording on this. He ate Big Macs every day – Guinness World Records doesn’t say that this was only one per day. Thanks for pointing out my error 🙂

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