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Interesting Facts Quiz #3

Have you been paying attention to JetPunk's interesting facts? Prove your knowledge by filling in the blanks.
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Last updated: March 22, 2019
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Lemons float, but limes sink
Marlon Brando was only 47 years old when he filmed The Godfather
About 50% of the world's gold was mined in South Africa
When people get a kidney transplant, the original kidney is not generally removed,
leaving the recipient with three
Males bees are known as drones. They don't have stingers and don't collect nectar. Their main purpose
is to mate with a queen bee
Winston Churchill never said that the traditions of the British navy were "rum, sodomy, and the lash"
People had every reason to expect the Spanish Inquisition. When arriving in a city, they would announce
themselves and give heretics a few weeks to confess without severe punishment
France's longest land border is with Brazil
In South Korea, it is a common belief that people can die if they sleep in a
closed room with an electric fan running
U.S. President Andrew Jackson once killed a man in a duel
In the Middle Ages, some people believed that narwhal tusks came from unicorns
The guillotine was invented as a humane way to execute someone. But it wasn't just used during the
French Revolution. France used it for executions until 1977
Just one deathcap mushroom has enough toxin to kill an adult human
There are an estimated 3.04 trillion trees on Earth. (Slightly more thanks to JetPunk users like you!)
China only has one time zone. This means that the sun can rise 3 hours earlier in the
eastern part of the country than in the west
Flammable and inflammable mean the same thing
In the year 1913, Hitler, Stalin, Trotsky, Tito, and Freud all lived in the city of Vienna
Corn flakes were originally designed by Dr. Kellogg as part of a bland vegetarian diet meant
to reduce sexual desire.
Just before the U.S. trade embargo with Cuba went into effect in 1962, John F. Kennedy asked his
Press Secretary to get him 1,000 Cuban cigars
Humans have 3 types of cone cells in their eyes, but birds have 4. This allows them to see light
in the ultraviolet spectrum
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level 71
Mar 22, 2019
All your instructions in this great series contain a > instead of a ?
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level ∞
Mar 22, 2019
Fixed
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level 75
Mar 22, 2019
Somehow I typed "lime" and didn't type "limes".
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level 75
Mar 23, 2019
Got them all! Easy. I remember seeing something about you planting trees on the site before. Learned about rods and cones in Psychology 101, I think. And I used to live in that country where people are legitimately afraid of "fan death." That helped me get the most obscure answers.
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level 63
Mar 24, 2019
South Korea is one of the best educated populations in the world. That something so ludicrous as the myth about fans persists there says something truly astounding about human nature (although, I confess, I am not sure exactly what).
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level 67
Mar 25, 2019
I think it is the person on the top bunk that is in danger:
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level 70
Mar 27, 2019
I was like, "Are there really 3.04 trillion quizzes in the world???"
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level 22
Apr 2, 2019
I tried brain cells first