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Physics facts, like the speed of sound, or the wavelength of a certain color of light.
Human body facts.
State facts from the state in which the competition is taking place
Facts about the U.S.A.
Facts about the world.
Esoteric units, such as those listed above.
time
distance
population
calories
money
income
height
weight
length
volume
amount produced
atoms
amount of people attending
speed
forestry
-wavelength
-density
-moles
-frequency
-wavelength
-Quick Exponential
How many seconds in a year?
30 million
How many seconds in an hour?
4000
How many minutes in a year?
500,000
How long does it take to get to the east to west coast without stopping (driving)?
40 hours
How long does it take to get to the east to west coast with stopping (driving)?
90 hours
How long does the average person walk in a mile?
15 minutes
How long does it take the average person to run in a mile?
10 minutes
How long does it take to fly around the world?
50 hours
How long does it take to fly around the world without stopping?
15 hours
How long does it take to fly from east to west coast?
10 hours
How long does it take to cook food on average?
30 minutes
How long does it take to prepare, eat, and clean a meal on average?
2 hours
What is the words per minute for the average person?
200 words per minute
How long on average does it take for a person to read 100 pages?
2 hours
How many feet in a mile?
5000
How many centimeters in an inch?
2.5
How many kilometers in a mile?
1.5
How many miles between east and west coast?
2,000
How many miles between Canadian and Mexican border?
2,000
How miles between Michigan and Florida?
1,500
What is the circumference of the Earth?
25,000 miles
What is the circumference of the Moon?
7,000 mi
What is the circumference of the Sun?
3 million mi
How many miles is from pole to pole?
25,000
What is the circumference of the Earth's Orbit?
90 million mi
How many miles it the pacific ocean?
9,500
How many miles is the Atlantic ocean?
4,000
How tall is the average man?
5.6 ft
How tall is the average woman?
5.2 ft
How tall is mount everest?
30,000 ft
How many calories in a chocolate bar?
400
How many calories in an apple?
100
How many calories in a carrot?
25
How many calories in a chicken leg?
80
How many calories in a steak?
700
How many calories in a McDonald's Big Mac?
550
How many calories in a McDonald's Big Mac Meal?
900
How many calories in 12 oz Coke?
150
How many calories in 1 cup of milk?
100
What is the population of New York City?
8.5 million
What is the population of New York?
20 million
What is the population of California?
40 million
What is the population of Wyoming?
600,000
What is the population of Michigan?
10 million
What is the population of Los Angeles?
4 million
What is the population of Chicago
3 million
What is the population of Washington D.C.?
700,000
What is the population of Lansing?
100,000
What is the population of Pigeon?
1,000
What is the population of United States?
300 million
What is the population in China?
1 billion
What is the population of the United Kingdom?
65 million
What is the population of the world?
7.5 billion
What is the population of North America?
600 million
What is the population of Asia?
4.5 billion
What is the population of Africa?
1 billion
How many restaurants are in the US?
650,000
How many dogs are in the US?
90 million dogs
How many cars are in the US?
250 million cars
How many doctors are in the US?
1 million doctors
How many teachers are in the US?
3 million
How many college students are in the US?
15 million
How many Pre-K through 12th grade students are in the US?
75 million students
How many muscians and singers are in the US?
40,000
How many people work at restaurants in the US?
15 million
How many pigeons are in New York City?
400 million
How many rats are in New York City?
2 million
How many people are born in a day?
350,000 babies
How many people die in a day?
150,000 people
How much is one ounce of gold worth?
$1000
How much is the average car worth?
$30,000
How much is the average engagement ring?
$6,000
How much is a Big Mac?
$4
How much is a Big Mac meal?
$6
How much is the average house worth?
$300,000
How much is the average rent?
$1,000
How much is the average restaurant meal?
$13
How much is the average meal at home?
$5
How much is a plane ticket from the east to west coast?
$850
What is the average income?
$40,000
What is the average income for advanced degrees?
$70,000
What is the federal minimum wage?
$7 per hour
What is the minimum wage in Michigan?
$9 per hour
How much do doctors make annually?
$200,000
How much do teachers make annually?
$55,000
What is income tax in:
a) Michigan
b) U.S.
a) 4%
b) 10%, 15%, 25%, 40%
What is sales tax in Michigan?
6%
What is sales tax in United States?
8.5%
What is the world's bird population?
400 billion
What is the world's bug population?
10 quintillion
How much of the world is water
70%
How much water is freshwater?
2.5%
How much water is salt water?
97.5%
How much of the world is land?
30%
How much land is Tropical Rainforest?
7%
How many gallons of water in Lake Michigan?
100 trillion gallons
How many gallons of water in all of the oceans?
400 quintillion gallons
How many gallons of water does a dishwasher use?
6 gallons of water per cycle
How many gallons of water does a shower use?
20 gallons
How much water does a person need a day?
8 ounces
How much pop does an American drink each year?
50 gallons
How much water does an American drink each year?
60 gallons
Standard Volume Conversion
1 Gallon=4 Quarts
1 Quart=2 pints
1 Pints=2 Cup
1 Cup=8 ounces
1 gallon to liters
4 L
milliliters to cubic centimeters
1 ml = 1 cm³
How many feet in a meter?
3 ft
How many trees U.S.?
600 million
How many trees in the world?
3 trillion
How many cells are in the human body?
40 trillion
How many blood cells are in the human body? How much of the blood is red blood cells?
25 trillion cells, 45%
How many liters of blood does the human have?
5.5 liters
What percent of the U.S. is younger than 18?
25%
What percent of the U.S. is working age?
35%
What percentage of the U.S. owns a cell phone?
90%
1 Are
100 squared meters
1 Hectare
100 are
2.5 acres
1 Acre
-65 by 650 feet
-1⁄650 of a square mile
-40,000 ft²
What is the distance from the Earth to the moon?
200,000 mi
What is the distance from the Earth to Sun?
90 million mi
What is the volume of a basketball?
450 cubic inches
What is the circumference of a basketball?
30 inches
Equation for volume of a sphere
Equation for volume of a cylinder
Equation for volume of a pyramid
V=1/3Bh
B=l x w
Equation for volume of a cone
Equation for volume of an irregular prism
V=Bh
B= l x w
Equation for surface area of a sphere
Equation for surface area of a cylinder
Equation for surface area of a pyramid
SA=lw+l(√(w/2)²+h²)+w√(l/2)²+h²)
Equation for surface area of a cube
SA=6a²
Equation for surface area of a rectangular prism
Equation for surface area of a triangular prism
SA=wh+2ls+lw
-S is side edges
Equation for surface area of a cone
SA=πr(r+√(h²+r²))
What is the length of the Goodyear Blimp in feet?
190 feet
How long is the first joint of the index finger in inches and centimeters?
1 inch, 2.5 centimeters
How long are these average lengths of cars in feet:
a) length
b) width
a) 15
b) 4
How long are these average measurements of semi trucks in feet:
a) length
b) width
a) 60 ft
b) 6 ft
How long are these average measurements of a high school basketball court in feet:
a) length
b) width
c) area
a) 85 ft
b) 50 ft
c) 4000 ft
How long are these average measurements of an nfl football field in feet:
a) length
b) width
c) area
1) 350 ft (300 ft for playing field and 25 ft for each touchdown zone)
2) 150 ft
3) 60,000 ft
What is the average area of a urban lawn in ft squared?
2,500 ft²
What is the average area of a rural lawn in ft squared
20,000 ft²
What is the average area for:
a) a small house
a) a long house
a) 1000 ft²
b) 3000 ft²
How many square miles/acres is Michigan?
95,000 square miles (62 million acres)
Walmart's:
a) Net Worth
b) Revenue
c) Net Income
a) $200 billion
b) $500 billion
c) $10 billion
Meijer's:
a) Net Worth
b) Revenue
c) Net Income
a) $15 billion
b) $10 billion
c) $0
Amazon's:
a) Net Worth
b) Revenue
c) Net Income
a) $100 billion
b) $100 billion
c) $2 billion
McDonald's:
a) Net Worth
b) Revenue
c) Net Income
a) $100 billion
b) $30 billion
c) $5 billion
Kellogg's:
a) Revenue
b) Net Income
a) $15 billion
b) $2 billion
Ford's:
a) Revenue
b) Net Income
a) $150 billion
b) $4.5 billion
Apple's:
a) Net Worth
b) Revenue
c) Net Income
a) $900 billion
b) $200 billion
c) $50 billion
Bill Gates Net Worth
$90 billion
Jeff Bezos (Amazon) Net Worth
$100 billion
Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook) Net Worth
$75 billion
Steve Easterbrook (McDonald's) Net Worth
$8 million
How tall is the empire state empire? To the tip?
1,000 ft, 1,500 ft
How many floors is the empire state building?
100
How tall is the statue of liberty?
300 ft
How tall is the average nba basketball player?
6' 7''
How tall is the average red wood tree?
350 ft
What is the diameter of a red wood tree?
8 inches
Length and wingspan of an airplane
70 meters, 60 meters
What is the length of the Mackinac Bridge?
25,000 ft
What is the length of the Golden Gate Bridge?
9,000 ft
1 kilogram equals how many pounds?
2 lbs
Weight of an elephant (kg)
6000 kg
Weight of a car (kg)
1500 kg
Weight of a semi truck with maximum weight (kg)
35,000 kg
Weight of the average male (lbs)
200 lbs
Weight of the average female (lbs)
150 lbs
Weight of an airplane with maximum weight (kg)
200,000 kg
Weight of a housefly (mg)
10 mg
How many cars:
1) are produced each year
2) are sold in the U.S. each year
a) 60 million
b) 20 million
How many gallons of milk are:
a) produced each year in the U.S.
b) drank by the average american
a) 20 billion gallons
b) 20 gallons
Relating to chickens, how many:
a) How many chickens are consumed each year by americans
b) How many eggs are produced each year in the U.S.
a) 8 billion
b) 50 billion
How many pounds of beef are consumed each year by Americans?
25 billion pounds
For each crop, what is the amount produced in the U.S. and how much is eaten by the average american:
a) oranges
b) corn
c) wheat
a) 15 million tons, 9 lbs
b) 65 billion tons, 1500 lbs (55 lbs for just corn)
c) 70 billion tons, 100 lbs
For each thing, how much does the average american eat in a year:
a) everything
b) vegetables
c) fruits
d) sugar
e) coffee
f) meat
a) 2000 lbs
b) 400 lbs
c) 300 lbs
d) 65 lbs
e) 20 gallons, 25 lbs
f) 200 lbs
Answer these question in relation to waste products:
a) How much paper is used by the U.S. each year?
b) How much paper is used by the average american in a year?
c) How much plastic is produced each year?
d) How many water bottles do Americans use in a year?
e) How many cans are produced each year in the U.S.?
f) How much garbage is produced each year in the U.S.?
g) How much garbage is produced each year globally?
h) How much garbage does a person generate each year?
i) How much garbage is recycled each year in America?
j) How much food is wasted each year globally?
k) How much food is wasted each year in America?
a) 90 million tons
b) 700 lbs
c) 300 million tons
d) 50 billion
e) 100 billion
f) 250 million tons
g) 2 billion tons
h) 1,500 lbs
i) 90 million tons
j) 200 million tons
k) 60 million tons ($150 billion)
How much carbon is emitted each year?
30 billion tons
How many polar bears are in the world?
25,000
How many dogs are in the world?
500 million
Amount of atoms in a liter of water?
1×10²⁶
Amount of atoms in a liter of air?
2.5 x 10²⁶
Amount of atoms in a gram of gold?
3 x 10²¹
Amount of atoms in a gram of iron?
1 x 10²²
How many atoms in one mole.
6 x 10²³
How many movies have been made?
500,000
How many books have been made?
100 million
How many songs have been made?
100 million
How long is the Michigan International Speedway?
2 miles
How many acres of forest are in the world?
10 billion acres
How many acres of forests are in the U.S.?
750 million acres
How many acres is the Amazon Rainforest?
2 billion acres
How many acres of forests is there in Michigan?
20 million acres
Speed of a nascar
200 mph
Speed of a shark
30 mph
Speed of a dog
45 mph
Speed of a man:
a) average jogging
b) maximum sprint
c) swimming
a) 6 mph
b) 30 mph
c) 4 mph
Speed of a woman:
1) average jog
2) maximum sprint
a) 4.5 mph
b) 20 mph
Speed of a bird
30 mph
Speed of a plane
550 mph
Speed of sound
750 mph
350 m/s
Speed of light
7 x 10⁸ mph
300 million m/s
Average amount of people on a plane
100
Average amount of people at a football game
550,000
Average public school size
2000
Amount of T.V. americans watch in a week:
a) children
b) adults
25 hours
40 hours
Amount of sleep:
a) needed
b) average gets
a) 8-10 hours
b) 7 hours
Wavelengths of:
a) radio waves
b) microwave
c) infrared
d) visible
e) ultraviolet
f) x-ray
g) gamma ray
a) 10³ meters
b) 10⁻² meters
c) 10⁻⁵ meters
d) 0.5 x 10⁻⁶
e) 10⁻⁸
f) 10⁻¹⁰
g) 10⁻¹²
Number of stars in:
a) the universe
b) the Milky Way
a) 10²⁴
b) 100 billion
Number of planets in:
a) the universe
b) the Milky Way
a) 400 quintillian (4 x 10¹⁸)
b) 40 billion
Grains of sand in the world
7.5 x 10¹⁸
Volume of a jelly bean
9.5 cm³
Force of gravity on Earth
10 m/s
Force of gravity on the moon
1.5 m/s
100 kg on Earth to kg on moon
15 kg
How much does a plastic water bottle weigh when full?
400 grams
How much does a plastic water bottle weigh when empty?
10 grams
n!
(√2πn)×(n/e)ⁿ
-where e is 3
Threads in a bed sheet
1000 threads in a square inch
How many acres of land are on Earth?
100 billion acres
How many acres of land are in the USA?
2 billion acres
How many blades of grass are on a football field?
400 million
How many blades of grass are in a square inch?
50
How many blades of grass are in an acre?
25 million
How many blades of grass in the entire world?
3 * 10¹⁸
How long is the chemical bond length for CO₂?
100 picometers
How long is the chemical bond length for O?
200 picometers
How long is the chemical bond length for C?
100 picometers
How long is the chemical bond length for H?
100 picometers
Amount of energy a nuclear power plant produces?
600 megawatts
Amount of energy a solar panel produces?
250 watts
Amount of energy a windmill produces?
3 megawatts, 6 million kWh in a year
kilowatt-hour
1,000 watts used for one hour
Amount of energy a light bulb uses?
one kilowatt-hour in 10 hours
100 watts
Amount of energy a refrigerator uses?
200 kWh a month
Amount of energy a dishwasher uses?
40 kWh a month
Amount of energy a plasma T.V. use?
45 kWh a month
Energy of car battery
500 watts
Amount of energy the average American uses in a year?
10,000 kilowatthours
Length of a virus
200 nanometers
Length of a proton
10⁻¹⁵ m
Length of an amino acid
.8 nanometers
Length of an atom
1 × 10⁻¹⁰ m
Length of DNA (stretched out)
3 meters
light years to meters
9.5 x 10¹⁵ meters
parsecs to light years
3 light years
How many synapses in the human brain?
100 trillion synapses
tanker truck capacity
10,000
Fahrenheit to Celsius
F=C x ⁹/₅ + 32
Kelvin to Celsius
Temperature of the Sun
6,000 K
Temperature of a Welder's torch
3,500 degrees Celsius
Temperature of a steak
150° F
Temperature of an engine
200° F
Temperature of a black hole
1.5 x 10⁻¹⁴ Kelvin
Temperature of space
-450° F
Temperature of the south pole
-50° F
Age of the Earth
4.5 billion years
How far away is Mars?
55 million kilometers
Wattage of Christmas tree lights
40 watts for 100
Maximum wattage of a circuit breaker
2500 watts
Number of atoms in the human body
7 x 10²⁷
global gdp
$80 trillion
USA gdp
$20 trillion
Weight of carbon
0.0002 attogram
Weight of a cell
3.5 × 10⁻⁹ g
Weight of a penny
2.5 grams
US GDP per capita
60,000
How many calories will you burn in a 5k run?
350
How many calories do you burn in a day?
3,000
Calorie to joule
...
Kilocalorie to gram calorie
1000 calories
Calorie (kilocalorie) to Joule
4184 Joules
-4.184 gram calorie
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