Many of you have asked for past Question Impossible answers, so we will post a few months worth of questions. Enjoy!
March 26, 2019
(We’re playing the “Jeopardy” version of QI today which means we give you the answer and you have to pose the question.)
A: The answer is 54. What is the question?
Q: What is the most correct picks ever in an NCAA tournament bracket?
March 25, 2018
Q: A third of us do THIS at work every day. What is it?
A: Fake being happy
March 22, 2019
Q: According to a study, the amount of people doing THIS is down 20% from last year. What is it?
A: Drunk shopping
March 21, 2019
Q: The average lifespan of THIS is 18 months. What is THIS?
A: Paper money
March 20, 2019
Q: In the early 1900’s .. THIS cost 96 cents. What is THIS?
A: A trip to the grocery store
March 19, 2019
Q: This was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame between 200-2005. What is it?
A: Green bean casserole (recipe card)
March 18, 2019
Q: Men admit to doing THIS twice as often as women. What is it?
A: Use their phone when they go to the bathroom.
March 15, 2019
Q: The total of THIS is $67,000. What is THIS?
A: The biggest sale in Walmart history .. made by Shaquille O’Neal. He spent more than $67,000 when he was traded from Miami to Phoenix in 2008 and he bought everything for his new house there.
March 14, 2019
Q: This popular food was named after a dead animal. What is it?
A: Snickers candy bar
March 13, 2019
Q: This happens more on Friday than any other day of the week. What is it?
A: People drive more aggressively
March 12, 2019
Q: In a recent survey, 5% of American adults say this has never happened to them. What is it?
A: They’ve never been kissed
March 11, 2019
Q: The total of THIS is 399. What is THIS.
A: The highest scoring game in college basketball history. It was the game between Troy State and DeVry University of Atlanta in 1992. Troy won, 258 to 141.
March 8, 2019
Q: Almost 10% of us do THIS at breakfast, according to a new survey. What is it?
A: Pour milk before cereal
March 7, 2019
Q: It’s unconventional, but THIS might help you lose weight, according to a new study. What is it?
A: Order dessert before dinner
March 6, 2019
Q: There is only one state in America that has one of these. What is it?
A: An official hashtag #Texas
March 5, 2019
Q: 99% of us do THIS, at least, once a month. What is it?
A: Buy snacks
March 4, 2019
Q: This is considered to be the biggest tourist trap in the world. What is it?
A: The Hollywood Walk of Fame
March 1, 2019
Q: About 1/2 of Americans recently surveyed believe THIS should be law. What is it?
A: That women should take their husband’s surname after marriage
February 28, 2019
Q: One out of eight adults say they cannot do THIS. What is THIS?
A: Ride a bike
February 27, 2019
Q: Surprisingly, it’s illegal to do THIS in Indiana. What is it?
A: Fishing with your bare hands
February 26, 2019
Q: About 6% of people say they starting hating someone at work because of THIS. What is THIS?
A: The person cut their nails at their desk
February 25, 2019
Q: If you’re average, you spend almost $240 on THIS every month. What is it?
February 22, 2019
Q: When THIS happens, it boosts your confidence for 2 days. What is it?
A: When your favorite sports team wins
February 21, 2019
Q: California, New York, Washington and Connecticut all have THIS in common. What is it?
A: They still allow conjugal visits in prison
February 20, 2019
Q: These only come in 4 shapes. What are they?
A: McDonald’s chicken nuggets
February 19, 2019
Q: About 4% of us say this makes us cry every time. What is it?
A: Drinking wine
February 18, 2019
Q: In Arizona, you have to have a permit to do THIS with your garbage, What is it?
A: Feed it to your pigs
February 15, 2019
Q: This is true for 7% of weddings. What is it?
A: A pet is involved
February 14, 2019
Q: The #1 thing Americans say they don’t get enough of is .. SLEEP. What is #2 on the list?
February 13, 2019
Q: This was true for U.S. Presidents until 1974. What is it?
A: They wore a top hat at their inauguration. (Every president wore a top hat at their inauguration until Gerald Ford broke the tradition in 1974, and was sworn in without one. )
February 12, 2019
Q: About 30% of doctors admit to doing THIS more than once. What is THIS?
A: Going to work while sick
February 11, 2019
Q: The city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is known around the world for THIS. What is THIS?
A: Bridges. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has more bridges than any other city in the world, with 446. Venice, Italy is second.
February 8, 2019
Q: The average cost of THIS is about $630. What is it?
A: It only costs $630 to “feel like a million bucks,” according to a new study.
February 7, 2019
Q: In 2004, there were 120,000 of these. Last year, there were 81,000. What are they?
A: Las Vegas quickie weddings
February 6, 2019
Q: There are over 550,000 miles of this on earth. What is THIS?
A: Underwater internet cable
February 5, 2019
Q: The longest one of these lasted over 80 years. What is it?
A: Longest career at the same company
February 4, 2019
Q: This has happened at the Olympics six times. What is it?
A: The U.S. has had a men’s field hockey team compete in the Olympics six times.
January 25, 2019
Q: The average American does THIS 8 times a day. What is it?
January 24, 2019
Q: We’re not exactly sure who invented it, but this was created in California in 1954. What is it?
A: French onion dip
January 23, 2019
Q: What do oysters, almonds and kiwi have in common?
A: They are foods that can fight off a cold
January 22, 2019
Q: It’s a little surprising but a new survey finds that 38% of people do THIS on a regular basis. What is THIS?
A: They regularly talk to their cars
January 21, 2019
Q: In the history of the world, there have only been 15 of these. What are they?
A: Only 15 skyscrapers have ever held the title of “world’s tallest building.”
January 18, 2019
Q: This is true for nearly 80% of football fans. What is it?
A: They have rooted for the same team since birth
January 17, 2019
Q: This is true for 2% of people at your office. What is it?
A: They hate you and everyone else at work
January 16, 2019
Q: The movies “The Sound of Music,” “Patton,” and “Mash” all have THIS in common. What is it?
A: They were the first three movies released on VHS in America
January 15, 2018
We’re doing things backwards today and playing the Jeopardy version of QI
A: Today’s QI answer is “shower radio.” What is the question?
Q: What is .. the first product ever sold on QVC? (QVC went on the air in 1986 and the shower radio the first product sold for $11.49. They did $7,400 in sales.)
January 14, 2018
Q: In the history of film, this has only happened twice. What is it?
A: A silent film won an Oscar for Best Picture
January 11, 2019
Q: This originated in Hawaii. What is THIS?
A: The trend of Casual Fridays
January 10, 2018
Q: When it comes to romance, this is true for 30% of us. What is it?
A: We’ve become romantically involved with a roommate.
January 9, 2019
Q: There are only two of these in the world. What are they?
A: Two northern white rhinos
January 8, 2018
Q: The world record for THIS is 90 years. What is THIS?
January 7, 2018
Q: The youngest person to ever do THIS was 9-years old. What did this person do?
A: Bowl a perfect game. (She rolled a 300 in 2013)
January 4, 2019
Q: It takes almost 2 days for THIS to happen. What is THIS?
A: For a Lego, that you’ve swallowed, to pass through your system
January 3, 2019
Q: If you laid these end to end, they would wrap around the earth 50 times.
A: The amount of pepperoni Americans eat in one year
January 2, 2019
Q: In 2006, sales of this product increased by 600%. What is it?
December 24, 2018
Q: For the majority of us .. this won’t happen around the holidays. What is it?
A: A bonus
December 21, 2018
Q: A third of all Americans cannot do THIS. What is it
A: Name all four of their grandparents
December 20, 2018
Q: This happened to the average American 106 times over the past year. What is it?
A: They had a “perfect” night sleep
December 19, 2018
Q: It takes almost 300 Christmas lights to accomplish THIS. What is THIS?
A: It’s how many lights are needed to be seen from space
December 18, 2018
Q: 5% of people are doing THIS right now. What is THIS?
A: Shopping for Christmas for NEXT year
December 17, 2018
Q: It takes men and women, on average, six months to do THIS. What is THIS?
A: Determine if someone is marriage material
December 14, 2018
Q: Chicago has more of these than any other city in the U.S. What is it?
December 13, 2018
Q: Christmas caroling is the #1 outdated holiday tradition, according to a new survey. What is #2 on the list?
A: Building a gingerbread house
December 12, 2018
Q: This has only happened 4 times in the history of the U.S. What is it?
A: There have been four babies born in Disneyland history . . . all girls
December 11, 2018
Q: The most expensive one of these in the country is in New York City. What is it?
A: Hotel room. (The most expensive hotel room in the U.S. is at the Mark Hotel in New York. The penthouse suite is $75,000-a-night.)
December 10, 2018
Q: 1% of people do THIS during the holidays. What is it?
A: Shop for gifts after Christmas
December 5, 2018
Q: On average, THIS is going to happen to you six times over the next 3 months.
A: Someone will sneeze on you
December 4, 2018
Q: If you’re average, this will happen to you three times this month. What is it?
A: You will be late for work
December 3, 2018
Q: The first time this happened was in May of 2010. What is it?
A: It was the first bitcoin purchase
November 30, 2018
Q: This has only happened once in the history of professional sports. What is it?
A: Only one woman has ever been picked in the NBA draft. Her name is Lusia Harris and the New Orleans Jazz took her in the seventh round in 1977. But it turned out she was pregnant and she never played in a game.
November 29, 2018
Q: This, on average, takes 32 minutes. What is it?
A: Shopping for a gift for your boss
November 28, 2018
Q: Men were first included in THIS in 1979. What is THIS?
A: Hurricanes didn’t get male names until Hurricane Bob in 1979. Up to that point, the National Weather Service thought only female names were appropriate because the storms were so crazy and unpredictable . . . supposedly like women.
November 26, 2018
Q: More than 80% of people surveyed say they’ve never had this happen to them around the holidays.
A: Gotten into a political argument around the Thanksgiving table
November 23, 2018
Q: This is true for 33% of us during the month of December. What is it?
A: We experience holiday “burn out”
November 21, 2018
Q: This has happened in America every year since 1943. What is it?
A: At least one American has won a Nobel Prize
November 20, 2018
Q: You burn more than 300 calories a day doing THIS?
November 19, 2018
Q: The oldest one of these is 98 years old. What is it?
A: A mayor (in a town in Kentucky)
November 16, 2018
Q: This is true for 34 movies in history.
A: They’re based off a video game
November 15, 2018
Q: Only two of these are in use in the world. What are they?
A: Flags that do not use red, white or blue: Jamaica and Mauritania
November 14, 2018
Q: 60% of people surveyed said parenting would be more difficult without THIS? What is THIS?
A: Wet wipes
November 13, 2018
Q: According to a study, this happens more on Sunday than any another other night of the week. What is it?
A: You have a harder time falling asleep
November 12, 2018
Q: It’s a little hard to believe, Americans still spend over $20 million a year on THIS. What is THIS?
A: Pay phones
November 8, 2018
Q: Women are turned off by men who have THIS in their home.
A: Disney paraphernalia
November 7, 2018
Q: According to a recent survey, the #1 habit people wish they could break is smoking. #2 is swearing. What is #3 on the list?
A: Picking their nose
November 6, 2018
Q: This piece of Americana is 4 1/2 feet long. What is it?
A: The Statue of Liberty’s nose
November 5, 2018
Q: It’s kind of surprising .. but there are more than 10 of these in the United States. What are they?
A: Oscar Mayer Wiener Mobiles
November 2, 2018
Q: 2% of people say they will NOT do this over the holidays. What is it?
A: Eat turkey
November 1, 2018
Q: The distance of THIS is 132 miles. What is THIS?
A: The minimum distance for a long distance relationship
October 31, 2018
Q: This was originally made from old coats and ping pong balls.
A: Kermit the Frog
October 30, 2018
Q: 80% of us were not allowed to do this while in high school. What is it?
A: Swear in front of our parents
October 29, 2018
Q: Doing THIS can burn 300 calories. What is it?
A: Watching “The Shining”
October 26, 2018
Q: The 1st one of these appeared in Los Angeles in the 1920’s. What is it?
A: Wrigley Field
October 25, 2018
Q: 5% of people aren’t sure if they have any of these. What are they?
A: Life goals
October 24, 2018
Q: The average person does this 150 times a month. What is it?
October 23, 2018
Q: 1/3 of people under the age of 24 think THIS should be legal. What is it?
October 22, 2018
Q: In a survey, 25% of adults say they’ve never done THIS. What is THIS?
A: Visited their neighbor’s house
October 19, 2018
Q: 3% of people say they only eat THIS when they’re drunk. What is THIS?
October 18, 2018
Q: There is only one of these in the entire United States. What is it?
A: A state with a one-syllable name. (Maine)
October 17, 2018
Q: The largest one of these in the world is in North Korea. What is it?
October 16, 2018
Q: 2% of people say they would give up their cell phone if this were to never happen again. What is it?
A: They’d never have a hangover again
October 15, 2018
Q: There are more of these in China than the United States. What are they?
A: KFC restaurants
October 12, 2018
Q: According to a survey, THIS guarantees there won’t be a second date.
A: If you have bad spelling
October 11, 2018
Q: 23% of women say THIS about themselves. What is it?
A: They have nothing to wear
October 10, 2018
Q: More than 300 million of these have been sold since being invented. What are they?
October 9, 2018
Q: 3/4 of Americans say this gives them a boost of confidence. What is it?
A: Hearing their favorite song
October 8, 2018
Q: 56% of people feel guilty about THIS. What is it?
A: Taking a day off work and having others cover for you
October 5, 2018
Q: Americans spend 2 billion dollars a year to take care of this problem. What is it?
A: Bad breath
October 4, 2018
Q: On average, about 35% of Americans cannot do THIS. What is THIS?
A: Pass a U.S. citizenship test
October 3, 2018
Q: According to a new survey, if you want your party to be successful, you must do THIS. What is THIS?
A: Make sure the party looks good in Instagram photos
October 2, 2018
Q: Women are supposedly better at doing THIS than men, but it’s not true, according to research.
October 1, 2018
Q: According to a recent survey, a majority of people would never want to vacation here.
A: The moon