Quiz: Can You Tell A Myth From A Fact? Show Us


You need to wait 24 hours before reporting a missing person to the police.

Sorry but no such law or rule exists.

Your blood is blue before it's oxygenated.

Not true - human blood is always red.

Bats are blind.

Despite having tiny eyes and a nocturnal lifestyle, none of the roughly 1,100 bat species is blind.

Normal water boils faster than salty water.

Salt water has a higher boiling point and so takes longer to boil.

Ostriches swallow sand and pebbles to help grind up food in their stomachs.

Chameleons change colour to match their surroundings.

They change as a response to mood, temperature, communication and light, not the object they are touching.

Tomatoes are vegetables

Tomatoes are fruits.

Bulls only see in blues and yellows.

Bulls only see in blues and yellows. They react only to the movement of the red cape flapped by the matador.

The capital of Australia is Canberra.

The capital of Australia is indeed Canberra and not Sydney.

The forbidden fruit mentioned in the Book of Genesis is an apple.

The Bible never mentions it.


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