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Facts You Don't Really Need to Know: The Useless Trivia Quiz
by Staff
Ever wonder what those little ridges are on quarters or whether your favorite cartoon characters have real names? Take our quiz to test your knowledge of completely useless random trivia, and maybe pickup a fact or two to impress your friends!

How much does the U.S. Navy spend each year on its Marine Mammal Program?

  • $2.8 million
  • $28 million
  • $280 million

Which came first, Hydrox or Oreo?

  • They were invented the same year.
  • Oreo
  • Hydrox

How many different words are in "Green Eggs and Ham"?

  • 50
  • 100
  • 200

In the Scooby-Doo world, what is Shaggy's real name?

  • Samuel
  • David
  • Norville

True or false: A Twinkie never expires and can be consumed years after it was made.

  • true
  • false

How many hamburgers does McDonald's sell every second?

  • 25
  • 75
  • 150

What is the largest restaurant chain in the world, by number of stores?

  • McDonald's
  • Subway
  • Burger King

How many Americans claim to have been abducted by aliens?

  • 60,000
  • 600,000
  • 6 million

True or false: Students were taking classes at Oxford before the Aztec civilization ever started in the Americas.

  • true
  • false

How many babies do armadillos have at once?

  • one
  • two
  • four

What is the national animal of Scotland?

  • sheep
  • unicorn
  • horse

What creature is on the Welsh flag?

  • horse
  • pig
  • dragon

What company did Ronald Wayne co-found?

  • Microsoft
  • McDonald's
  • Apple

What movie led Reed Hastings to start Netflix?

  • "Scarface"
  • "Apollo 13"
  • "Titanic"

True or false: There is a basketball court at the Supreme Court.

  • true
  • false

There's also a basketball court at the top of this Disney attraction.

  • Space Mountain
  • Matterhorn
  • Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

According to a Purdue University study, how many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop?

  • 364
  • 724
  • 1,024

What are those little indentations in the sides of coins called?

  • flutes
  • drapes
  • reeds

True or false: There is an equal number of reeds on every coin, regardless of the denomination.

  • true
  • false

What do you call a group of kangaroos?

  • dazzle
  • mob
  • gaggle

How many people in the U.S. are killed by a shark each year, on average?

  • one
  • five
  • 12

How many people in the U.S. are killed by cows each year?

  • 20
  • 40
  • 60

How long is a jiffy?

  • infinitesimally small
  • around a second
  • 10-20 seconds

True or false: Hippos produce pink milk.

  • true
  • false

What was bubble wrap originally designed as?

  • wallpaper
  • insulation
  • shipping and packing

The Venus flytrap is native only to this country.

  • Brazil
  • United States
  • Ghana

True or false: Yoda and Miss Piggy were both voiced by the same actor.

  • true
  • false

How much is a smidgen of salt?

  • 1/4 teaspoon
  • 1/8 teaspoon
  • 1/32 teaspoon

True or false: The Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4.

  • true
  • false

What is the first name of Cap'n Crunch?

  • Horatio
  • Clarence
  • Samuel