Interesting Facts True or False

Try and work out if the facts are indeed true, or I am just making them up.
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Last updated: October 29, 2021
First submittedJuly 9, 2020
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1. Kim il-Sung is still officially ruling North Korea, despite him being dead for 26 years
True
False
The North Korean constitution was amended after his death, so he could continue to be the Supreme Leader
2. It is estimated that a human loses 500 brain cells per hour
True
False
While we have loads of brain cells, we are indeed losing a small amount every hour
3. Overall, there have been over 1 billion books published since the 1400s
True
False
According to Google, there has been over 130 million books published
4. Switzerland has never invaded another country in its history
True
False
The last time Switzerland invaded another country was back in 1815, and they invaded France a few weeks after the Battle of Waterloo
5. According to Homer Simpson, 'Chocolate Star Wars' is a film
True
False
In a Season 15 episode, Homer requests to rent 'Chocolate Star Wars' but is told it doesn't exist
6. The first YouTube video uploaded was someone eating an ice cream
True
False
'Me at the Zoo' was the first video uploaded to the site
7. The soft drink Dr Pepper was inspired by a real person
True
False
Dr. Charles T. Pepper is often regarded as the inspiration for the soft drink's name
8. There is only one country with over 1 billion citizens
True
False
There are two, China and India
9. The tallest person ever was over 2.5 metres tall
True
False
Robert Wadlow reached 2.72 metres in height
10. Despite its name, a woodpecker can't actually peck wood
True
False
A woodpecker can peck wood, and is capable of pecking 10,000 times a day
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Level 66
Oct 29, 2021
if i were you i'd flip #7 by changing wasn't to was - having a negative in the statement and then it's false is more confusing than it needs to be. otherwise very interesting, i learned!
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Level 33
Oct 29, 2021
Fixed, thanks for the feedback!