Tricky Quiz

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    Hint: Pay attention to the words used in this quiz.

    Identify which statements are true and which are false. (e.g., John F. Kennedy was killed in a Ford Lincoln. Answer: True.)

    1. There is no such place as Pittsburg, Pa. True

    2. The Pennsylvania "Dutch" are German in origin and tradition. True

    3. The opossum hangs by its tail from branches. False

    4. Rome is the oldest continuously inhabited city. False

    5. The word "nightmare" has no connection to horses. True

    6. The middle name of President Harry S. Truman was just the letter "S." True

    7. Charles A. Lindbergh was the first person to fly the Atlantic nonstop.
    False

    8. Thomas Hardy wrote the novel "Far From the Maddening Crowd."
    False

    9. Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation did not free any slaves.
    False

    10. The 18th Amendment (Prohibition) prohibited the consumption of liquor. False

    11. The creatures called daddy longlegs are spiders. False

    12. The "corpus delicti" refers to the body of a homicide victim.False

    13. "The Immaculate Conception" refers to the birth of Jesus Christ. False

    14. Popeye's four nephews were named Peepeye, Poopeye, Pipeye and Pupeye. True

    15. George Washington originated the Purple Heart medal. True
    Answers provided on Wednesday.
     
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    Why not? :laugh:

     
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    Hint: Pay attention to the words used in this quiz.

    Identify which statements are true and which are false. (e.g., John F. Kennedy was killed in a Ford Lincoln. Answer: True.)

    1. There is no such place as Pittsburg, Pa.
    FALSE: "PITTSBURGH"

    2. The Pennsylvania "Dutch" are German in origin and tradition.
    FALSE

    3. The opossum hangs by its tail from branches.
    FALSE

    4. Rome is the oldest continuously inhabited city.
    FALSE: DAMASCUS?

    5. The word "nightmare" has no connection to horses.
    TRUE

    6. The middle name of President Harry S. Truman was just the letter "S."
    TRUE

    7. Charles A. Lindbergh was the first person to fly the Atlantic nonstop.
    FALSE

    8. Thomas Hardy wrote the novel "Far From the Maddening Crowd."
    FALSE: "MADDING"

    9. Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation did not free any slaves.
    FALSE: FREED ONLY SLAVES IN REBELLING STATES.

    10. The 18th Amendment (Prohibition) prohibited the consumption of liquor.
    FALSE: PROHIBITED MANUFACTURE AND SALE.

    11. The creatures called daddy longlegs are spiders.
    TRUE?

    12. The "corpus delicti" refers to the body of a homicide victim.
    FALSE?

    13. "The Immaculate Conception" refers to the birth of Jesus Christ.
    FALSE: IT REFERS TO HIS CONCEPTION.

    14. Popeye's four nephews were named Peepeye, Poopeye, Pipeye and Pupeye.
    FALSE?

    15. George Washington originated the Purple Heart medal.
    FALSE

    Answers provided on Wednesday.
     
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    Not even a challenge...
     
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    you should probably check your answers before you claim somehting like that. lol

    I missed 3. Out of 15, that ain't too good.
     

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