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The "Fact or False" Game!


Is it fact, or is it false?

* Marilyn Monroe was married to Joe DiMaggio.

Answer: Fact

* Montgomery Clift dated Elizabeth Taylor.

Answer: False! Although they starred as romantic interests in many films together, they were just very close friends.

* Louis Armstrong was Whitney Houston's grandfather.

Answer: False! Whitney and Louis, although fabulous singers are not related.

* The Capital of Brazil is Rio de Janeiro.

Answer: Fiction! Brasilia is the Capital of Brazil.

* West Side Story was inspired by, and is considered a modern-day version of Romeo and Juliet.

Answer: Fact!

* Your tongue senses different tastes in different areas.

Answer: False!

* The Boston Tea party didn't throw tea into the Boston Bay, they through beer.

Answer: False! Tea was most definitely thrown in to the Bay.

* Charlie Chaplin was married four times.

Answer: Fact! He was married to Mildred Harris from 1918-1920, to Lita Grey from 1924 to 1927, to Paulette Goddard from 1936 to 1942 and Oona O'Neill from 1943 until his death.

* The second President of the United States was Abraham Lincoln.

Answer: False. John Adams was the second president of the United States.

* Black paint can be made with equal parts of red, yellow and blue paint mixed together.

Answer: Fact!

* If you were to pee on an electric fence you would get electrocuted.

Answer: Fact!

* Christopher Columbus was the first European explorer who had discovered Niagara Falls in 1582.

Answer: False. In 1604 Samuel de Champlain discovered Niagara Falls.

*Cary Grant was born in London, England.

Answer: False! He was born in Bristol in South West England.

* Amelia Earhart was the first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

Answer: Fact!

* The Captain of the Titanic was Captain James Smith.

Answer: False. Captain Edward John Smith was the sea captain of the RMS Titanic

* Samuel Adams was known for signing the Declaration of Independence in very, very large print.

Answer: False. John Hancock is known for leaving a ginormous signature on the Declaration.

* John Glenn was the first man in space.

Answer: False. Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagnarin was the first man in space. He sadly passed at the age of 34 during a routine training flight from Chkalovsky Air Base.

* Volts-wagon has a car logo that feature only two letters.

Answer: Fact!

* King Henry the 8th was never married to Anne Boleyn.

Answer: False. She was his second wife.

* The worlds longest river is the Nile.

Answer: False. It is the Amazon.

* Romeo and Juliet was written by playwright Christopher Marlowe, but after he passed William Shakespeare finished the play for him.

Answer: False. It was an original play by William Shakespeare

* Chewing gum was found in Finland dating all the way back to 6000 B.C.

Answer: Fact!

* The Worlds largest ocean is the Artic.

Answer: False. The Pacific

* Traditionally, sushi is wrapped in lemongrass.

Answer: False. Traditional sushi is wrapped in seaweed.

* Absinthe is blue.

Answer: False. It's green.

* Benjamin Franklin averaged one patent for every three weeks of his life.

Answer: False. Thomas Edison did.

* Sir Walter Raleigh introduced pigs to North America.

Answer: False. Christopher Columbus did.

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