Weekly Quiz 12

All babies are born colour blind. True or false?

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Colour vision begins to develop a week after birth and by 6 months, babies can see all colours.

What country is the test cricket ground, Sabina Park, found?

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Sabina Park is the home of the Kingston Cricket Club and is the only Test Cricket ground in Kingston, Jamaica.

In what country was Adolf Hitler born?

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Hitler was born on the 20th April 1889 in Braunau am Inn, Austria and died on the 30th April 1945 in Berlin, Germany.

One smile can generate the same level of brain stimulation as how many chocolate bars?

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British researchers found that one smile can generate the same level of brain stimulation as up to 2,000 bars of chocolate. You can read more about smiling in our blog by our in-house experts: Your smile is a superpower!

What is the largest and most populous island of Japan called?

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Honshu is the largest and most populous island of the 5 main islands of Japan and is the home of Japan’s capital city, Tokyo.

Which American President was assassinated in a theatre?

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Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States. He was assassinated on the 14th April 1865 at Ford’s Theatre in Washington D.C. He was shot by John Wilkes Booth, a well-known stage actor, whilst watching the play 'Our American Cousin'.

What is the name for the ring of arteries that supply blood to your brain?

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The Circle of Willis is where several arteries join at the bottom side of the brain. At the Circle of Willis, the internal carotid arteries branch into smaller arteries that supply oxygenated blood to over 80% of the cerebrum.

In what country would you find Mount Thor?

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Officially recorded as Thor Peak, Mount Thor stands at 1,675 metres (5,495 feet) on Canada’s largest island, Baffin Island.

How much dirt is in a hole 3 metres deep, 1 metre wide and 2 metres long?

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There is no dirt in it, it is a hole, meaning the dirt has been removed.

Which boxer was an underdog with odds 42:1 when he stunned Mike Tyson?

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James “Buster” Douglas knocked out heavyweight champion, Mike Tyson, one minute and 22 seconds into the 10th round of boxing match on February 11, 1990 in Tokyo.

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