Statistics for Lateral Thinking

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  • This quiz has been taken 925 times
  • The average score is 6 of 15

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
What is the nearest star to Earth?Sun
80%
On which day of the calendar year do the fewest people die?29th February
71%
In 1939, who received an Oscar consisting of a full-size award next to seven miniature ones?Walt Disney
59%
Which rapper born in 1972 took his stage name from the initials of his first and last name?Eminem
57%
Which chemical element is named after the Greek word for 'foreign' or 'stranger'?Xenon
46%
Who can you write to using the official Royal Mail postcode XM4 5HQ?Father Christmas
40%
What object has yellow opposite white, green opposite blue, and orange opposite red?Rubik's cube
39%
Which two-digit number is considered unlucky in Italy, because 'Vixi' means 'I have lived' in Latin?17
37%
Which bird consumes the human equivalent of 150.000 calories a day?Hummingbird
36%
Which fabric is named after the French city of Nîmes?Denim
33%
Which cartoon characters by Pierre Culliford are usually no more than three apples tall?The Smurfs
31%
Which world famous landmark is known as 'The Long Graveyard'?The Great Wall of China
24%
Which office item is called "un trombone" in French?Paperclip
23%
What was the first product advertised on the newest UK TV station, Channel 5?Chanel No. 5
21%
Which product for displacing water was perfected after 39 failed attempts?WD-40
14%

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