QI – Which are true? Orange or Green?

2nd March 2015

At the last event – we had food on the brain.


At all of our QI conversation style events each table gets a set of cards in a nice little thinking bob box. Each card has two statements one true, one false – your job is to figure out which colour has been cunningly made up by team bob to steer you away from the truth.

Try yourself! Which are true?

The Orange Statements:

      • McDonald’s sells 150 hamburgers every second of every day.
      • Lignumaphobia is the fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of your mouth.
      • Coca cola was first invented to be used as a medicine.
      • In Spain every summer they host the annual garlic festival  – party goers can be seen gorging on roasted garlic and bbq sauce.
      • In Iceland penguin heart is a delicacy.
      • In China it is important to eat all the food on your plate to be seen as polite.
      • At 100ml Japan has the biggest Yakult bottles in Southeast Asia.

The Purple Statements:

      • One fast food hamburger may contain meat from 100 different cows.
      • Consecotaleophobia is the fear of chopsticks.
      • Ketchup was used as a medicine in the 1800s to treat diarrhoea, among other things.
      • In parts of China you can buy boiled eggs soaked in the urine of young boys.
      • In Montana every year there is the Testy Festy which is dedicated to deep fried bulls balls.
      • In India it is important to eat all the food on your plate to be seen as polite.
      • On December 25th it’s tradition in Japan to eat KFC.

Which do you think is true?

Were you on the winning side?

I’m sure a quick bit of googling will help you figure that out. Come and have a go yourself at the next event this Saturday 7th March. Sign up here

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