November 15, 2011

Andy Griffiths Wacky Facts

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Questionmark_130Today's Trivia Quiz comes from Andy Griffiths, the author of the Butt books, the Just books, and the Schooling Around series. It is a True or False quiz of wacky facts from The World of Andy Griffiths. Butt Series _10090222

The list below contains 10 wacky facts. Some of them are true; some are not. Can you guess which is fact and which is just whack?

  1. The stegosaurus was 30 feet long, but its brain was only the size of a walnut.
  2. A British sanitary engineer named Thomas Crapper invented the modern flush toilet in 1878.
  3. The ghosts in the Pac Man video arcade game are named Inky, Blinky, Pinky, and Sinky.
  4. Tokyo is home to the world's biggest bowling alley.
  5. More people are killed annually by donkeys than die in air crashes.
  6. Polydactylism is the condition of having more than the usual number of fingers or toes.
  7. Human thighbones are stronger than concrete.
  8. The longest tongue measured 3.7 inches.
  9. Ostriches can run faster than horses.
  10. Charlie Chaplin once won first prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.

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  1. Jadelyn

    i really do not know a lot about Andy Griffith but i have heard a lot about him and my mom likes him and maybe if i read his books i could like him too

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  2. fireflamer5

    1true wait no peanut FALSE
    2true unless it’s not the “modern” one
    3false no sinky but Clyde
    4 IDK that one
    5 True
    6 True
    7 IDK AGAIN
    8True I believe so
    9 Yes I think so
    10 NO THIRD PLACE ( I wonder what the others that won first place looked like)

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