Trivia

What does it mean to be a ‘Maverick’ and where does the term come from?

A ‘Maverick’ is someone who is perceived to do their own thing and follows their own path without being told what to do.The word “maverick” came into use after Samuel Maverick, a Texan refused to brand his cattle.

How much pizza do Americans consume in a day?

Americans on average eat enough pizza to span 18 acres every day. In a week that would be 126 acres of pizza.

How many combinations are their for the first four moves in a chess match?

There are 318,979,564,000 possible combinations of the first four moves in Chess.

What is the most commonly used letter in the alphabet?

E is the most commonly occurring letter in the entire alphabet. That last sentence contained 8 es.

How much is the richest fictional character worth?

According to the Forbes ‘Fictional 15,’ Scrooge McDuck is the wealthiest fictional character ever. McDuck posts a net worth of $65.4B and his source of wealth is “mining and treasure hunting.” The list also includes characters such as Carlisle Cullen, Bruce Wayne, Mr. Monopoly, and Chuck Bass.

How many people die and are born in the world per day?

151,600 people die each day. There are approximately 360,000 babies born per day and 15,000 births per hour worldwide. That is more than twice the number of people who die each day. Just under half of the world’s total population is comprised of children 18 and under.

What is the most valuable brand name in the world?

As of 2018, Amazon is the most valuable brand name with an estimated value of $150.8B. Second is Apple with an estimated value of $146.3B. Google rounds out the top 3 with a value of $120.9B.