Nugget of Knowledge: Play True or False

Does the Pacific Ocean have the same volume as the moon?

Nugget of Knowledge

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – Are the following statements true or false?

Take your guess and then scroll down below to see the answers.

  • Before the minimum age of 14 was set, Marjorie Gestring became the youngest person, at 13, to win an Olympic Gold Medal.
  • The volume of the Pacific Ocean is identical to the moon’s volume.
  • In Nepal, body language for “yes” is to raise both hands above the head.
  • An elephant’s truck has two small flexible bones near its tip. This enables the elephant to grasp small objects, such as peanuts.
  • To speed up your computer, simply shut it down completely and restart it.
  • After the age of 14, all Amish men must wear an untrimmed, uncut beard.
  • Scientists have developed a strong, durable plastic from mushrooms. You can even use it in construction bricks.

Answers:

  • Before the minimum age of 14 was set, Marjorie Gestring became the youngest person, at 13, to win an Olympic Gold Medal: True
  • The volume of the Pacific Ocean is identical to the moon’s volume: True
  • In Nepal, body language for “yes” is to raise both hands above the head: False
  • An elephant’s truck has two small flexible bones near its tip. This enables the elephant to grasp small objects, such as peanuts: False
  • To speed up your computer, simply shut it down completely and restart it: True
  • After the age of 14, all Amish men must ear an untrimmed, uncut beard: False
  • Scientists have developed a strong, durable plastic from mushrooms. You can even use it in construction bricks: True

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