True or false questions are great fun to include when you are planning a quiz. Whether you are playing a quiz or just having fun with friends, true or false questions are ideal to use. These questions are preferred since they are usually easy. You have a 50% chance of guessing the answer.
If you are in the mood to play a true or false quiz, use the questions we have compiled for you. To make your work easy, we have categorized questions under different headings. Have fun playing a quiz with your friends using these questions.
My experience with these questions…
I love true or false questions. They’re like trivia questions, although easier to figure out. If you’re a fan of trivia, you’re going to like these. I asked these questions to my spouse and friends, and we all had a great time.
Try it on a Friday night or a Saturday night. Or when everyone has a hard day at work!
Best true or false questions
Question: ‘A’ is the most common letter in the English language.
Answer: False, it is the letter ‘E’ that is most commonly used.
The four kings in a pack of cards all have mustaches.
False, the King of Hearts does not have a mustache.
The game that needs the most space to play is Polo.
True, when you play Polo you need a 300-yard by 160-yard field.
The Chinese New Year is celebrated on different days each year.
True, the date is determined not by the English calendar but by the Chinese Lunar calendar.
The most expensive spice in the world is Vanilla.
False, Saffron is the most expensive spice. It takes 150,000 flowers to produce 1 kg saffron.
Fortune cookies were invented in the USA.
True, most people think it comes from China. But it was actually started in the US.
All flags in the world are rectangular in shape.
False, Nepal has a triangular flag with two pennants.
The oldest soft drink in the world is Dr. Pepper.
True, Dr. Pepper was first sold in Waco, Texas in 1885.
The tallest mountain in the world is Mt. Everest.
True, Mt. Everest is 29,032 feet tall making it the tallest mountain in the world.
The Goat is Scotland’s national animal.
False, the mythical unicorn is the national animal of Scotland.
The largest ocean in the world is the Pacific Ocean.
True, the Pacific Ocean covers more than 60 million square miles is the largest ocean in the world.
Kids true or false questions
An ant can lift 1,000 times its weight.
False, it can lift up to 5,000 times its body weight.
A sloth bear is the slowest when it comes to digesting food.
True, the sloth bear needs around 2 weeks to digest a meal. It has the slowest digestion system among mammals.
The star sign Taurus is represented by a bear.
False, the zodiac sign Taurus is represented by a bull.
In the song, ‘Let it go’ from Frozen, the phrase ‘let it go’ can be heard 20 times.
False, Idina Menzel sings this phrase 21 times in the song from the movie.
Sharks are not mammals.
True, sharks are not mammals. They are considered as fish.
There are 205 bones in the human body.
False, there are actually 206 bones in the human body.
The planet that is closest to the Sun is Mars.
False, Mercury is the planet that is closest to the Sun.
It is the Caspian Sea that separates Europe and Asia.
False, it is the Mediterranean Sea that separates Asia and Europe.
When you write 7 am, it refers to 7 in the morning.
True, ‘a.m’ or ante meridian refers to time before 12 in the afternoon.
The biggest mammal in the world is the Elephant.
False, the Blue Whale is the largest mammal in the world.
The largest waterfall in the world is Victoria Falls.
True, Victoria Falls is the largest in the world that is 1708 meters (5,604 feet) wide.
Funny true or false questions
Seahorses absorb nutrients from food through their stomachs.
False, seahorses don’t have stomachs. They absorb food using their intestines.
Camels have 3 sets of eyelashes.
True, the camel has 3 sets of eyelashes to protect its eyes from the desert sand and winds.
When you add two numbers from opposite sides of a die, the sum is always 7.
True, adding numbers from opposite sides of the dice gives you 7 as the answer.
New York is called the Big Orange.
False, New York is called the Big Apple. It does not refer to the fruit, but to the big prizes awarded at racing courses.
Your eye has the ability to recognize 10 million colors.
True, the human eye can recognize 10 million colors.
The most popular pizza topping in the US is pepperoni.
True, a large majority of people prefer pepperoni topping on their pizza. The second most popular topping is mushroom.
The moon has 50% of the mass of Earth.
False, it just has 1% of the mass of Earth.
Before toilet paper came into vogue, people used sponges for the job.
True, as early as 4 BC, the Romans used a sponge fixed to a stick instead of toilet paper.
Apes cannot laugh.
False, apes can laugh and do so when they are tickled.
A snail can sleep for 3 years.
True, a snail has the ability to sleep for a long time! (up to 3 years).
Fun true or false questions
Every day your body produces 1 liter mucus in your mouth.
True, the sinuses and nose produces 1 liter of mucus. Most of it is swallowed!
A porcupine’s quills are as long as 2 pencils.
False, the porcupine’s quills are as long as 3 pencils.
You can sneeze when you sleep, but you don’t know it.
False, it is not possible to sneeze while sleeping because the nerves that trigger a sneeze are at rest.
There is a world championship for throwing mobile phones.
True, the championship is held in Finland and is even recorded in the Guinness Book of Records.
An astronaut suffered from dust allergy from moon dust.
True, Harrison Schmitt (Apollo 17) had an allergic reaction due to dust found on the moon.
The goat’s pupils are diagonal in shape.
False, the pupils of a goat are rectangular.
Green tea can keep your gums healthy.
True, green tea is antiseptic in nature and can help in ensuring good gum health.
Charlie Chaplin once participated in a competition to find his look alike.
True, he participated in such a competition in San Francisco. No one recognized him and he got 20th place in the competition!
A new layer of skin is born once per week.
False, a new layer of skin (epidermal layer) is born once in 30 days.
On average, people lose 10 to 20 strands of hair.
False, on average a person would lose anywhere from 50 to 100 strands of hair.
Animal true or false questions
Sea otters use a favorite rock they have to split open their food.
True, sea otters carry their favorite rock under their arms and use it to break their food open.
Pigs love being dirty, which is why they roll in the mud.
False, pigs roll in mud to keep themselves cool. This is essential—since they have no sweat glands.
The smallest bird egg in the world is the Ostrich’s egg.
False, the Ostrich’s egg is the largest bird egg. The smallest bird egg is the hummingbird’s egg.
Bats are blind.
False, there is a popular notion that bats ‘see’ using ultrasound. While this is true, bats are not completely blind they can’t see well.
The Galapagos tortoise sleeps for 16 hours a day.
True, this tortoise species not only sleep long but also can survive without eating for up to a year.
An octopus has 3 hearts.
True, an octopus has 3 hearts. One circulates blood, while the other two pick up oxygen and pump blood beyond the gills.
A bloodhound has 12 million smell receptors cells.
False, humans have 12 million smell receptor cells. A bloodhound has 4 billion smell receptor cells.
Frogs cannot vomit.
True, a frog cannot vomit. If it vomits, its stomach would come out.
Orangutans keep falling from trees and fracturing their bones.
True, 50% of orangutans have fractured bones because they fall from trees regularly.
The shrimp’s heart is in its lower region.
False, the shrimp’s heart is located in its head.
The horn of a rhinoceros is made from hair.
True, this is a surprising fact not most people know. The rhino’s horn is made of hair.
A dog sweats when it pants with its tongue hanging out.
False, the dog has sweat glands in its paws. It also pants to keep itself cool.
Thanksgiving true or false questions
The first President to declare Thanksgiving a holiday was Abraham Lincoln.
False, it was George Washington who first proclaimed Thanksgiving as a celebration.
The turkey was supposed to be the USA’s national bird, and not the bald eagle.
True, Benjamin Franklin suggested that the nature of the wild turkey made it a better national bird for the US.
The tradition of pardoning Turkeys was started by James Madison.
False, it was Harry Truman who first pardoned a turkey officially when he was President.
Macy’s was the first to start a Thanksgiving parade.
False, the first store that sponsored a Thanksgiving parade was Gimbel’s in Philadelphia. This happened in 1920 whereas Macy’s sponsorship started in 1946.
When you eat Turkey, an amino acid in it makes you feel sleepy.
True, tryptophan found in the Turkey can make you feel sleepy. However, the large quantities of food eaten on Thanksgiving is the main reason people feel sleepy.
Cranberries used for the Thanksgiving meal has medicinal properties.
True, cranberries were used by Native Americans as a medicine. It was used to treat wounds caused by arrows.
The College football tradition on Thanksgiving started in 1934 with NFL.
False, since 1876 football has been played on Thanksgiving. NFL continued this tradition on a national level since 1934.
Christmas true or false questions
The famous Christmas song ‘Jingle Bells’ was actually a Thanksgiving song.
True, originally called ‘One Horse Sleigh,’ the song was first used at a Thanksgiving concert. Later on, it became popular as a Christmas song.
Christmas is recorded in the Bible as the date Jesus was born.
False, there is no record anywhere mentioning Christmas as being the birthdate of Jesus.
Christmas decorations using evergreen plants began to be used during the 15th century.
False, using evergreens is a very old tradition that dates back to the time of the Romans.
Candy canes were first invented at the North Pole.
False, Candy canes were originally invented in Germany. It became popular in the US since 1847, when a German immigrant started using candy canes in the US.
The Christmas tree tradition was introduced in the UK by Prince Albert.
True, the Christmas tree tradition was originally followed in Germany. Prince Albert, consort of Queen Victoria introduced this tradition in the UK.
The average American spends $957 on Christmas gifts.
True, on average American consumers spend $957 to buy gifts.
Santa Claus’s present image was created by Coca-Cola.
True, it was Coca-Cola who made Santa in red (in 1931) to match their brand colors.
Xmas is shorthand for Christmas.
False, the term ‘Xmas’ comes from Xtemmas.
Good true or false questions
South Africa has 3 capitals.
True, South Africa has 3 capital cities – Pretoria, Cape Town, and Bloemfontein.
The Desert of Death can be found in the state of Texas.
False, the Desert of Death is found in Afghanistan.
The length of the Great Wall of China is half that of the equator.
True, the length of the Great Wall is 13.171 miles, which is half of the equator.
The most number of active volcanoes are found in Alaska.
True, the state of Alaska has 141 active volcanoes.
Babies have more bones than adults.
True, a baby has 300 bones that later on reduce to 206 by the time it becomes an adult.
60% of the human body is made of water.
True, water is the main constituent of the cells of the human body.
AB negative is the most common blood type in the world.
False, AB negative is the rarest blood type. O negative is the most common blood group.
The shortest-ever Disney film is Dumbo.
True, Dumbo’s length was just 64 minutes making it the shortest Disney film ever made.
Cheesecake came from France.
False, it was Greece that has to be thanked for being the origin of the cheesecake.
The deepest part of the ocean is like having 25 Empire state buildings below the ocean.
True, the deepest part of the ocean is 36,200 feet or 11,030 meters. It is equivalent to placing 25 Empire state buildings, one below the other.
True or false questions for friends
French fries did not come from France.
True, French fries did not originate in France, but was first made in Belgium.
In a lifetime, a cow gives up to 100,000 glasses of milk.
False, on average a cow gives up to 200,000 glasses of milk in a lifetime.
When you watch a horror movie, the body may release a protein that can cause blood clotting.
True, when you watch a horror movie a little bit of a blood clotting protein called Factor VIII can be released by the body.
The largest island in the world is Greenland.
True, Greenland is thrice the size of Texas and measures 836,330 square miles making it the largest island in the world.
In reality, peanuts are not nuts.
True, peanuts are not nuts. They are legumes just like peas and lentils.
There are a total of two rivers in Saudi Arabia.
False, Saudi Arabia is one of the few countries in the world that do not have even a single river.
The black box in a plane is actually not black.
True, the plane’s black box is actually bright orange in color.
The most Oscars has been won by Walt Disney.
True, Walt Disney was nominated 59 times in his career and won the Academy award a record 26 times.
Goldfish have a fleeting memory and forget everything within 2 seconds.
False, Goldfish can have memories that can last up to a few months.
The hottest planet in our solar system is Venus.
True, Venus is the hotter than Mercury, which is closest to the Sun. The surface temperature on Venus is around 450 degrees Celsius.
Valentine’s Day true or false questions
The Duke of Orleans wrote the oldest known Valentine’s Day message.
True, it is the Charles, the Duke of Orleans who is credited with creating the first Valentine’s Day message to his wife in 1415.
Valentine’s Day in 2005 saw the launch of the popular site Facebook.
False, YouTube was the popular social media site launched on Valentine’s Day in 2005.
California produces the most roses in the USA.
True, California is the No. 1 producer of roses in the United States.
50% of all flowers on Valentine’s Day are brought by men.
False, on average men buy 65% of all roses on Valentine’s Day.
Idaho has a town called Valentine.
False, the town named Valentine is in Nebraska.
The average American spends $75 on Valentine’s Day.
True, average American consumers spend $75 for their purchases on this day.
85% of all Valentine greeting cards are brought by women.
True, women are the largest purchaser of Valentine’s Day greeting cards.
The patent for the Television was applied on Valentine’s Day.
False, the patent for the telephone was applied by Graham Bell on Valentine’s Day in 1876.
Cupid is considered, the love God and is the son of Aphrodite.
False, Cupid is the son of Venus.
Valentine’s Day is mentioned in the Shakespeare Play Hamlet.
True, the play Hamlet has a reference to St. Valentine’s Day.
Random true or false questions
Albert is the name of the Batman’s butler.
False, Alfred is the butler who works for Bruce Wayne (Batman).
Henry VIII had six wives.
True, the legendary king had six wives, and he had two of them executed.
A Tiktok video can be for a maximum of 45 seconds.
False, you can make Tiktok videos for up to 60 seconds.
The oldest astronaut to travel to space was John Glenn.
True, he was 77 years old when he made his space journey.
Macaroni and Cheese was brought to the US by President Jefferson.
True, President Thomas Jefferson is credited with bringing macaroni and cheese recipe from France.
If you have 3 strikes in a row while playing bowling, it is called a chicken.
False, in bowling 3 consecutive strikes is called a turkey.
Every golf ball produced has the same number of dimples.
False, on average a golf ball has anywhere from 300 to 500 dimples on its surface.
Santa Claus has a special postal code.
True, the postal code for Santa in Canada is H0H0H0 (ho ho ho).
MacDonald has maximum restaurants in the US being present in 49 out of 50 states.
False, it is Subway that is its presence in 49 of 50 states.
The first food eaten in space was hamburger.
False, applesauce was the first food consumed in space by astronauts.
Pineapples grow on trees.
False, a pineapple grows on the ground.
Weird true or false questions
When you see a double rainbow, it is a mirror image of the first rainbow.
True, double rainbows are formed by a mirror image of the first rainbow.
Facial hair in humans grow faster than hair in other parts.
True, in humans hair on the face grow much faster compared to hair on other places.
Mucus has dangerous chemicals and is bad for the body.
False, mucus has chemicals that keep you healthy. This is why mucus production increases when you are not well.
When a bat leaves a cave, it turns right.
False, a very strange fact is that when bats leave from a cave they always turn to the left.
A slug has 6 noses.
True, slugs have a total of six noses.
Coca Cola is present in every single country of the world.
False, Coca Cola is not present in two countries – North Korea and Cuba.
The most pyramids in the world are in Egypt.
False, it is Sudan that has the most pyramids in the world (255).
The Sahara desert once used to be a rainforest.
True, it is a strange fact that 6,000 years ago the Sahara desert was a rainforest.
It is possible for walk from Russia to Alaska.
True, if you walk on ice you can cross over from Russia to Alaska.
Taiwan celebrates a festival to appreciate monkeys.
False, such a festival is observed in Thailand.
The human brain is mostly made of muscle.
False, the human brain has 60% fat. This makes the brain the fattiest body organ.
Scallops can’t see well.
False, in fact scallops have 100 eyes that are blue in color.
Extremely easy true or false questions
Donald Trump was the third president of the United States.
False, Thomas Jefferson was the third president.
The Atlantic ocean is the largest ocean in the world.
False, the Pacific Ocean is.
Brazil is the only country to have participated in every World Cup finals.
True, this is a fact.
Chinese is the official language in Canada.
False, it is French and English.
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