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?
- bad breath
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?
- 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.
- No one knows for sure.