The world is full of interesting and unusual people, places, plants, and animals. Often, we have facts we have learned in school or gathered as we go about our daily lives. Some stay with us and become part of our general knowledge. Others are only vague memories or, as time passes, get twisted into incorrect facts. In this article on True or False Questions, you will have the opportunity to test yourself, you kids, and your friends to see how much they really know about the world we live in.
Table of Contents
We begin with “True or False Questions for Adults,” with answers listed separately for a special challenge. Next, we have “True or False Questions for Kids,” perfect for the classroom or anywhere kids gather. Our “True or False Questions for Friends” are non-threatening and fun. We think all our readers will enjoy the “Funny True or False Questions” perfect for any age or group. We end the article with some challenging “True or False Bible Questions.” Whether you choose one list or work through them all, have fun!
True or False Questions for Adults
We have chosen true or false questions for adults that even the smartest person should find challenging. Try them yourself, then let your friends and family test themselves. Most adults will know the answer to these questions, and, if they do not, we have provided the correct answers for them. The questions and answers are listed separately to make it easy to quiz yourself and your friends.
- A group of monkeys is called a troop.
- The fear of water is called acrophobia.
- In the periodic table, the letter J is not included.
- The amount of matter changes during a chemical reaction.
- Wheat is the most widely cultivated and consumed crop in the world.
- The national game of India is cricket.
- The state of Delaware holds the record as the American state with the least number of counties.
- The Philippines has two official languages, English and the Filipino language.
- Hawaii receives the highest annual average rainfall in the world.
- Human facial hair grows faster than the hair on the rest of the body.
- If you look at a deck of cards, all the kings have a mustache.
- A dog has forty-two teeth, and an adult human has fifty-two teeth.
- Every continent in the world has a McDonald’s fast-food restaurant.
- The intestine is the largest organ in the human body.
- Mickey’s name was originally going to be Mortimer Mouse.
- Walt Disney holds the record for having the most Academy Awards.
- Nepal is the only country in the world that does not have a rectangular flag.
- Russia has the longest coastline in the world.
- Spanish is the official language of Brazil.
- More people have been killed by mosquitos than have been killed by any other species in written history.
- The country with the most islands is the Philippines, an archipelagic country.
- When leaving a cave, bats always turn to the right.
- If you add the two numbers on opposite sides of the dice together, they all equal seven.
- Sydney is the capital of Australia.
- The first full-color animated Walt Disney feature film was Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
True or False Questions for Kids
Our “True or False Questions for Kids” should be easy enough for children with a basic knowledge of the world in which they live. They can be used as an easy, time-filling game or for a quick test of general knowledge. We have listed the answers with the questions because you will probably read them aloud.
- The most common letter in the English alphabet is A.
- The largest country in the world is Canada.
- Animals that eat meat are called carnivores.
- The D and C in Washington D.C. are abbreviations for District of Columbia.
- The largest mammals in the world are elephants.
- Elephants have a memory that lasts forever.
- The nose of an elephants helps them find mates and identify family members.
- The largest railway station in the world is Grand Central Terminal in New York City.
- There are one thousand years in a century.
- There are twelve units in a dozen.
- Is Disney’s Finding Nemo, Nemo is a pufferfish.
- The closest planet to the Sun is Mars.
- Mercury is the smallest planet in the solar system.
- The largest planet in the solar system is Saturn.
- Sharks are classified as mammals.
- Some animals without hair can get a sunburn.
- A climbing plant is called a vine.
- The smallest city in the world is Vatican City.
- A hummingbird egg is the smallest egg in the world.
- The Atlantic Ocean is the largest ocean in the world.
- The Nile is the longest river in South America.
- A molecule is the smallest unit of matter.
- The study of stars is called astrology.
- The world is divided into seven continents.
- Although he invented the light bulb, Thomas Edison was afraid of the dark.
- The largest city in the world is New York City.
True or False Questions to Ask Friends
Our True or False Questions to Ask Friends are not terribly difficult. After all, you do not want to make your friends feel bad because they get them all wrong. You might want to try them first and then ask your friends to answer them.
- Because China is so large, it has two time zones.
- Because Russia is so big, it has eleven time zones.
- Although there have been twelve men who walked on the moon, no woman ever has.
- Female reindeer do not grow antlers.
- An object at rest still has inertia.
- The Andes Mountains in South America is the longest continental mountain range in the world.
- Elephants take 22 months to gestate their babies.
- Henry VIII is famous for having four wives.
- People in Japan drive on the left-hand side of the road.
- Omnivores only eat plants.
- Peanuts are nuts.
- A potato is actually the stem of the potato plant.
- The river Seine passes through London.
- Russia and China share the longest border in the world.
- Australia is called “The Land of Rising Sun.”
- The femur or thighbone is the largest bone in the human body.
- Most people lose between 50 to 100 strands of hair every day.
- The Richter Scale is used to measure the intensity of earthquakes.
- The North Pole is much colder than the South Pole.
- The United Kingdom includes four countries, England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Scotland.
- The fastest bird in the world is the peregrine falcon.
- Penguins only exist at the North and South poles.
- There are seven players in basketball.
- Cats, including lions and tigers, cannot swim.
- Turkey is situated on two continents, Europe, and Asia.
Funny True or False Questions
Our funny true or false questions have been chosen because they are unusual or will spark a grin, if not an outright laugh. They make an excellent party game.
- A crocodile cries when it eats food.
- We need our ears to give balance to our bodies.
- Bats are blind, which is why we say someone is, “as blind as a bat.”
- An ostrich has an eye larger than its brain.
- There are dolphins in the Amazon River in South America.
- Snails do not have teeth.
- When you sneeze, the air you expel travels ten miles per hour.
- A giraffe can lick its ears with its long tongue.
- Regular soda cans float in water, but diet soda cans sink.
- Sharks cannot blink their eyes, nor can any other fish.
- Elephants cannot jump.
- Crocodiles stick their tongues out when they catch food.
- When learning to use the keyboard, typing the sentence, “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” uses every letter of the English alphabet.”
- There was a war that only lasted 38 minutes.
- Sharks have the same number of bones in their body as humans do.
- More money is printed every year for the board game Monopoly than for the U.S. Treasury.
- Pigs like to lie in the mud and look up at the sky.
- The only animals that clap are seals.
- A person sneezes with their eyes open.
- The heart is the strongest muscle in the human body.
- A person cannot lick their elbow.
- Your nose and ears stop growing when you reach puberty and stay that size the rest of your life.
- The unicorn is the national animal of Scotland.
- Your nose gets a little warm when you tell a lie and might even turn red.
- Snails never sleep.
True or False Bible Questions
Our True or False Bible Questions cover both the Old and New Testaments. We have included a Bible verse for each answer to verify its veracity. These questions work well for reviewing Bible knowledge. Use them a church, summer camp, and devotionals.
- When God created the world, there was light before the sun was created.
- God created man before animals.
- God put cherubim and a flaming sword east of the garden after Adam and Eve had eaten the fruit of the knowledge of good and evil, to keep them from eating more from the tree.
- The Hebrew midwives obeyed Pharaoh’s orders to kill all the baby boys because they were afraid of him.
- When the Israelites grumbled in the wilderness, God gave them meat to eat in the morning and bread to eat in the evening.
- Aaron crafted an idol for the Israelites to worship while Moses was away.
- The only two Israelites allowed to go into the Promised Land after the wilderness wanderings were Joshua and Caleb.
- The Ten Commandments are found Exodus in the Bible.
- Esther was an Israelite who saved her people from being murdered and became the wife of a king.
- The longest chapter in the Bible is Psalm 119.
- Matthew and Mark were the first apostles Jesus called to follow him?
- There were twenty baskets of food left over after Jesus fed the 5,000.
- Matthias took the place of Judas Iscariot as a disciple.
- Christ’s church began on Pentecost.
- When believers gather, it is only to hear preaching.
- Ananias and Sapphira died after lying to the Apostles about their offering.
- In the Acts of the Apostles, Peter is the first Christian martyr.
- While on the road to Gaza, Philip, an apostle, shared the Gospel with an Ethiopian officer.
- Believers met on Saturday in the first century.
- It is possible to be perfect like Jesus.
- It is the responsibility of local churches to discipline their members.
- The nine fruits of the Holy Spirit are love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.
- Christ if the chief cornerstone of the church.
- New Testament churches had elders and deacons.
- Most of the Old Testament given in Greek and the language of the New Testament was Hebrew.
We hope you find both enjoyment and education using our True and False Questions. You will find many uses for our list. They work well in the classroom, at parties, for both young and old and everyone in between. Ask away and have fun!
Susan majored in English with a double minor in Humanities and Business at Arizona State University and earned a Master’s degree in Educational Administration from Liberty University. She taught grades four through twelve in both public and private schools. Subjects included English, U.S. and world history and geography, math, earth and physical science, Bible, information technologies, and creative writing.
Susan has been freelance writing for over ten years, during which time she has written and edited books, newspaper articles, biographies, book reviews, guidelines, neighborhood descriptions for realtors, Power Point presentations, resumes, and numerous other projects.