The best true or false quiz questions for an easier take on games night

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We all did a lot of quizzing over the past two years, but that doesn't mean we're feeling completely quizzed out just yet. Especially since we can now hold games nights and quizzes IRL, we just need to switch up the formats from time-to-time.

Maybe you need to start doing you own at-home pub quizzing, or throw in a few emoji rounds, or a few Kardashian questions. Or maybe you just need to introduce some of the best true or false quiz questions.

OK, so the way this is going to work. You'll be given a statement in the 'question' section, that can be answered with either true or false. The 'answer' will then simply state if the fact is true or false. Nominate one quiz master to read out the statements, and then get your participants to jot down whether they think it's true or false. There are no bonus points for extra information, but that doesn't mean you can't offer little virtual pats on the back, eh?

The best true or false quiz questions

  1. The atomic number for lithium is 17

  2. A cross between a horse and a zebra is called a 'Hobra'

  3. The black box in a plane is black

  4. Alliumphobia is a fear of garlic

  5. Sex Education star Gillian Anderson was born in Chicago, Illinois

  6. Prince Harry is taller than Prince William

  7. The star sign Aquarius is represented by a tiger

  8. Meryl Streep has won two Academy Awards

  9. Marrakesh is the capital of Morocco

  10. Idina Menzel sings 'let it go' 20 times in 'Let It Go' from Frozen

  11. Waterloo has the greatest number of tube platforms in London

  12. M&M stands for Mars and Moordale

  13. Gin is typically included in a Long Island Iced Tea

  14. The unicorn is the national animal of Scotland

  15. There are two parts of the body that can't heal themselves

  16. Howard Donald is the oldest member of Take That

  17. The Great Wall of China is longer than the distance between London and Beijing

  18. There are 219 episodes of Friends

  19. 'A' is the most common letter used in the English language

  20. A lion's roar can be heard up to eight kilometres away

  21. In Harry Potter, Draco Malfoy has no siblings

  22. Louis Walsh is older than Simon Cowell

  23. Monaco is the smallest country in the world

  24. 'What Do You Mean' was Justin Bieber's first UK number one single

  25. The river Seine in Paris is longer than the river Thames in London

  26. A cara cara navel is a type of orange

  27. There are five different blood groups

  28. Cinderella was the first Disney princess

  29. ASOS stands for As Seen On Screen

  30. The Battle Of Hastings took place in 1066

  31. H&M stands for Hennes & Mauritz

  32. Canis lupur is the scientific name for a wolf

  33. K is worth four points in Scrabble

  34. Alaska is the biggest American state in square miles

  35. Ariana Grande is 25 or under

  36. Australia is wider than the moon

  37. Queen Elizabeth II is currently the second longest reigning British monarch

  38. Madonna's real name is Madonna

  39. Serena Williams has one more singles tennis Grand Slam titles than sister Venus

  40. Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin

  41. Harry Styles' middle name is Edward

  42. Your 'radius' bone is in your leg

  43. Coffee is made from berries

  44. Drag Race's Michelle Visage is older than RuPaul

  45. The only letter not in the periodic table is the letter J

  46. Jordan North won I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! in 2020

  47. The small intestine is about three-and-a-half times the length of your body

  48. An octopus has three hearts

  49. Thomas Edison discovered gravity

  50. Walt Disney holds the record for the most Oscars

  51. Spaghetto is the singular word for a piece of spaghetti

  52. Venus is the hottest planet in the solar system

  53. Hillary Clinton and Celine Dion are related

  54. Cardi B's real name is Cardigan Backyardigan

  55. Bananas are curved because they grow upwards towards the sun

  56. The five rings on the Olympic flag are interlocking

  57. Fish cannot blink

  58. Friends star Lisa Kudrow was originally cast in Frasier

  59. Goldfish have a two second memory

  60. 50 Cent and Charlie Chaplin were alive at the same time

  61. There are 14 bones in a human foot

  62. Hot and cold water sound the same when poured.

  63. There have been seven million pound winners on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.

  64. Meghan Markle's first name is Rachel.

  65. In Finding Nemo the protagonist is a pufferfish.

  66. In a deck of cards, the king has a mustache.

  67. When the two numbers on opposite sides of a dice are added together it always equals 7.

  68. In the English language there is no word that rhymes with orange.

  69. Hippos sweat a red substance.

  70. Sex and the City star Kim Cattrall is from California.

The best true or false quiz answers

  1. True

  2. False - A male zebra and a female horse is called a 'zorse', and a female zebra and a male horse is called a 'zonkey'

  3. False - they're actually orange

  4. True

  5. True

  6. False - Prince William is 1.91m, Prince Harry is 1.86m

  7. True

  8. False - she's won three! She won Best Actress for The Iron Lady in 2012, Best Actress for Sophie's Choice in 1983, Best Supporting Actress for Kramer vs. Kramer in 1980.

  9. False - it's Rabat

  10. False - she sings it 21 times!

  11. True

  12. False - M&M stands for Mars and Murrie

  13. True - as is vodka, white rum, lemon juice, triple sec, sugar syrup and Coca-Cola

  14. True

  15. False - there's only one: the teeth.

  16. True - He was born in 1968, while Jason Orange was born in 1970, Gary Barlow was born in 1971, Mark Owen in 1972 and Robbie Williams in 1974.

  17. True - London to Beijing is only 8,136 km, The Great Wall of China is 21,196.18 km

  18. False - there are 236

  19. False - 'E' is the most common letter and appears in 11 percent of all english words, according to Oxford Dictionaries

  20. True

  21. False - Skylar Malfoy is his younger sister

  22. True - at the time of writing, Louis Walsh is 67 while Simon Cowell is 60

  23. False - Vatican City is, with only 0.44 sq.km.

  24. True

  25. True - The Seine is 777km, while the Thames is 346km

  26. True

  27. False - There are four: A, B, AB, and O

  28. False - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was released first in December 1937

  29. True

  30. True

  31. True

  32. False - It's Canis lupus

  33. False - It's worth five

  34. True - It spans a total area of 665,384 square miles. Texas comes in next with a total area of 268,596 square miles.

  35. False - she turned 26 on 25 June 2019

  36. True - The moon sits at 3400km in diameter, while Australia's diameter from east to west is almost 4000km

  37. False - Queen Elizabeth II became the longest-reigning British monarch on 9 September 2015 when she surpassed the reign of her great-great-grandmother Victoria.

  38. True - Madonna Louise Ciccone in full

  39. True - As of June 2020, Venus has won 49 singles titles, and Serena has won 72.

  40. True

  41. True - Harry Edward Styles was born on February 1, 1994.

  42. False - it's one of the biggest bones in your forearm

  43. True - When coffee berries turn from green to bright red in colour, this indicaties ripeness and they are picked, processed, and dried, before being roasted and turned into coffee.

  44. False - As of January 2021, RuPaul is 60 years old, and Michelle is 52.

  45. True

  46. False - he came runner up to Giovanna Fletcher

  47. True - it's the longest section of your digestive tube, measuring about 22 feet (or seven meters) on average, or three-and-a-half times the length of your body

  48. True - an octopus has one main, systemic heart to pumps blood around its body. The two additional hearts are responsible for pumping blood over each of its gills.

  49. False - Isaac Newton discovered Gravity when he saw a falling apple while thinking about the forces of nature. Thomas Edison is thought to have invented the lightbulb..

  50. True - he won 26 Academy Awards (four of which were honorary) and was nominated a grand total of 59 times throughout his career

  51. True - generally, Italian words ending in "o" are singular and words ending in "i" are plural. Lots of spaghetto makes spaghetti.

  52. True - Venus has an average surface temperature of around 450° C. Mercury is closer to the sun, but has no atmosphere to regulate temperature it has a very large temperature fluctuation.

  53. False

  54. False - that was a meme. Her real name is Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar.

  55. True! A process called 'negative geotropism' means the fruit grows upwards to break through the canopy.

  56. True

  57. True

  58. True - She was cast to play Roz but was sacked after just one episode.

  59. False - Their memories can actually last for months.

  60. True - Chaplin died when 50 Cent was about two and a half years old.

  61. False - There are 28 bones in each foot.

  62. False - They sound different due to the fact that hot water has a higher viscosity than cold water.

  63. False - There are actually six, since one - Charles Ingram - was ruled to have cheated.

  64. True

  65. False - He's a clownfish.

  66. False

  67. True

  68. True

  69. True

  70. False - She's actually from Liverpool.

So much knowledge!

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