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Fart-tastic Facts Quiz
by Staff
Do you have what it takes to earn ultimate stink-out points? Take this fart facts quiz and find out!

How fast can a fart travel?

  • 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) per hour
  • 5 miles (8 kilometers) per hour
  • 7 miles (11 kilometers) per hour

Which of these is not a common side effect of holding in farts too often?

  • diverticula
  • bad breath
  • ulcers

What happens to farts when you don't release them out in the great wide open?

  • They become trapped in your intestine until you have to let out one giant, Earth-shattering fart.
  • They reverse their course through the digestive system until they come back out your mouth.
  • The gas is reabsorbed back into the intestine's wall, then mixed with your blood.

How much gas does the average person pass in one day?

  • 1 liter (0.26 gallon)
  • 10 liters (2.6 gallons)
  • enough to fill a whoopee cushion

What types of foods cause the smelliest farts?

  • soda and chocolate
  • meats and eggs
  • salads and asparagus

Which of these storied flatulence folk tales is actually true?

  • You can light a fart on fire.
  • Smelly farts are a sign of disease.
  • Farts that are painful are a symptom of rectal cancer.

What are the main causes of gas buildup, and therefore farting?

  • eating, snoring and singing
  • chewing gum, eating and smoking
  • holding your breath to avoid smelling someone else's fart

People with this common health ailment are more likely to have especially stinky farts?

  • hyperthyroidism
  • gout
  • lactose intolerance

Where are you more likely to fart?

  • in an elevator
  • on an airplane
  • in a submarine

True or false: Dead people can fart.

  • true
  • false
  • No one knows for sure.