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100

Goldfish only have a three-second memory

Myth - there has been some research that indicates goldfish could have a memory span of up to five months long. 

100

True or false the Titanic had enough lifeboats for all the passengers?

False

100

How many beluga whales does the Hudson Bay have?

The Hudson Bay has over 25,000 beluga whales

100

How many continents are there?

7 continents - North America, South America, Australia, Antarctic, Africa, Asia, and Europe.

100

True or false, Elvis recorded over 700 songs in his lifetime? 

True

200

You'll get cramps if you go swimming right after you eat

Myth 

200

True or false, the RMS Titanic sank in 1914?

False it sank in 1912

200

What town in Manitoba is one of the top 3 places in the world to observe Aurora Borealis, also known as the Northern Lights?

Churchill

200

How many bones makes up the human skeleton?

206 bones

200

True or false, the giraffe has an extremely high blood pressure?

True

300

Dogs only see in black and white


Myth - dogs can actually distinguish between colors but they can't see all the colors that we see. 

300

True of false, the Titanic sank in the Atlantic Ocean?

True

300

in Manitoba, what is Western Canada's largest winter festival?

Festival de Voyageur

300

How many Olympic Rings are in the Olympic Symbol?

There are 5 rings linked together to they represent the 5 continents in the world - Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania.

300

True or false, Cinderella was the first Disney princess?

False, it was Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

400

There are more trees on Earth than there are stars in the Milky Way Galaxy

Fact - There are more than three trillion trees on Earth which outnumber the ~100 to ~400 billion stars in the Milky Way. 

400

What was the Titanic called?

The Titanic was called the "unsinkable ship"

400

What town in Manitoba is known for the largest Icelandic community outside of Iceland?

Gimli 

400

Name the 4 Beatles? 

John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.

400

True or false, an octopus has three hearts?


True

500

A baby bird's mother will reject them if you pick them up

Myth - Parent birds don't recognize their young via smell, so touching the baby bird wouldn't cause them to abandon them. 

500

What foreign object caused the Titanic to sink?

An iceberg

500

Who of the Winnipeg Jets was hockey's first million dollar player?

Bobby Hull

500

Which country has the most time zones? 

France has the most with 12 time zones. Russia following behind with 9 time zones.

500

True or false, Walt Disney holds the record for the most Oscars?

True - he won 26 Academy Awards

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