True Or False

Some cool true and false questions…


  • The world record for a human to hold their breath underwater is 8 minutes 27 seconds. False, in 2010 a Swiss diver named Peter Colat held his breath underwater for 19 minutes and 21 seconds.
  • The world’s oldest known tree is over 9000 years old. True – In 2008 a tree calculated to be 9550 years old was found in Sweden
  • Muscle turns to fat if you stop exercising. False – muscle cells and fat cells are two different types of cell.
  • The world’s smallest book is 1cm wide, 1cm tall and 4mm deep. False – The smallest book in 2008 measured 2.4 x 2.9 mm and was presented in a wooden box with a magnifying glass.
  • The strongest muscle in proportion to its size in the human body is the tongue True
  • A cockroach will live for nine days without it’s head, before it starves to death True
  • Women can read smaller print than men; Men can hear better than women False
  • The brain is more active when we are asleep. True
  • In France, it is legal to marry a dead person. True
  • In Bangladesh, children as young as 12 can be jailed for cheating on their exams. False
  • Apples are part of the rose family. True
  • The Pacific Ocean is saltier than the Atlantic Ocean. False
  • Clinophobia is the fear of hospitals False, it’s an abnormal and persistent fear of going to bed.


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