Tag Archive: Fun Fact

Jul 25

I Love Steno Trivia Tuesday: The Septet Homophone

QUESTION: What is the one septet of homophones in the English language? ANSWER: raise, rays, raze (to completely destroy), rase (to erase), rehs (mixtures of salts found in India), res (steps on the musical scale), reis (a currency unit in Brazil and Portugal).

Jul 11

I Love Steno Trivia Tuesday

QUESTION: What is the world’s biggest island? ANSWER: Greenland.

May 23

I Love Steno Trivia Tuesday

QUESTION: What is the longest word that can be typed using the top row of the QWERTY keyboard? ANSWER: Typewriter.

Apr 04

I Love Steno Trivia Tuesday

QUESTION: A hammer and a nail cost $1.10, and the hammer costs one dollar more than the nail. How much does the nail cost? ANSWER: 5 cents. Source: I got this riddle from a Business Insider article that asked successful executives what questions they ask potential employees during interviews. This is the question that Jeff …

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Feb 07

I Love Steno Trivia Tuesday

QUESTION: How many gigabytes are in 1 terabyte? ANSWER: 1,024

Jan 10

I Love Steno Trivia Tuesday: Apiology

QUESTION: Apiology is the study of what? ANSWER: Apiology is the study of bees.