Weekly Quiz 11

On average, how many conscious decisions to adults make per day?

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Adults make approximately 35,000 conscious decisions per day. We decide when we wake up, if we listen to the devil on our shoulder saying ‘5 more minutes’ or 'suck it up and jump out of bed'. We decide what clothes to wear, what to eat and if we will go for a workout. You can read more about decision making and goal setting in our blog by our in-house experts: Steps to reaching your goals, not in a smart way.

What was the highest grossing film of the decade in the 80’s?

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E.T. The Extra-terrestrial (1982) became the highest grossing film of all time after surpassing Star Wars, a record it held for 11 years until it was topped by Jurassic Park in 1993.

What year did the French Revolution begin?

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The French Revolution began on the 14th July 1789 when the prison, Bastille, was stormed by revolutionaries.

What is the only sea without any coasts?

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The Sargasso Sea is a region in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean. Bounded on the west by the Gulf Stream, east by Canary Current, north by North Atlantic Current and south by North Atlantic Equatorial Current.

Which animals are known to blush?

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Whilst it remains uncertain why, humans are the only species known to blush. It is a reaction of the sympathetic nervous system and part of our “fight or flight” response. It is caused by an emotional trigger, that causes the glands to release adrenaline. Adrenaline then effects the nervous system by dilating the capillaries that bring blood to the skin, causing blushing.

What number is between 5 and 9 on a traditional British dartboard?

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12 is the black in the upper left corner of the board.

What was the name of Will Smith’s character in Independence Day?

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The film, Independence Day, holds the record for the most miniature model work to appear in one film, but some of the models were quite large. The spaceship in Area 51 was a full-scale model that was 65 feet wide.

What is the smallest state of the USA?

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Rhode Island is the smallest state with an area of 1, 212 square miles. Delaware is the second smallest and Connecticut the third smallest.

Is it correct to say, ‘the yolk of eggs is white’ or ‘the yolk of eggs are white’?

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Neither of the statements are correct as the yolks of eggs are yellow.

How many species of bacteria does the average person have in their belly button?

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Bacteria, fungi, germs, oils, dirt and sweat get stuck in your belly button and all these things contribute to the smell in your belly button. Our belly buttons also grow special hairs to catch lint.

Are you happy with your knowledge of your body and wellness?

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