A fiendishly difficult quiz challenges your knowledge of obscure facts from around the world.
Created by Tal Garner for the US-based trivia platform Playbuzz, this ‘true or false’ test will leave you scratching your head.
From time zones to sign language, do you have what it takes to achieve a perfect score of 12 out of 12?
Try your luck with the questions below and scroll down to take a peek at the answers – but no cheating!
Can you answer all these 12 questions correctly? Quiz challenges you to tell which of these random facts are true and which are false (stock picture)
1. True: TAUMATAWHAKATANGIHANGAKOAUAUOTAMATEATURIPUKAKAPIKI-MAUNGAHORONUKUPOKAIWHENUAKITNATAHU holds the world record for being the longest place name on the entire planet, at the length of 85 characters.
2. False: In 2016, the world recorded 4.3 births per second
3. False: Only Dominica and Nicaragua have purple in their flags
5. True: Due to some countries having half hour time zones, there are more than 24 times zones in the world
6. True: Sweden counts 267,570 islands, most of them uninhabited
7. False: It’s nine percent, or 348 million hectare
8. True: Harvard University professor Edward O Wilson, and the German biologist Bert Hoelldobler made the claim in their 1994 book Journey To The Ants.
10. False: The world’s oceans count 200,000 viruses
11. False: 1.8 people die per second in the world.
12. False: 41 countries recognise sign language as their official language.