More or less: 10 questions

  1. Did Cristiano Ronaldo play more matches for Manchester United or Real Madrid?
  2. In the official canon, did Roger Moore play James Bond more times or fewer times than Sean Connery?
  3. Is the tallest mountain in South America taller or shorter than the tallest mountain in North America?
  4. Did Henry VIII rule for a longer time, or a shorter time, than his daughter Elizabeth I?
  5. Are there more episodes of The Good Life, or Blackadder (all four seasons)?
  6. Is the Republic of Ireland bigger or smaller than Tasmania?
  7. What weighs more in an average adult human, the liver or the brain?
  8. Which country produces more wine, Germany or Argentina (2014 figures from the Food and Agriculture Organization)?
  9. Who has obtained more Oscar nominations, Meryl Streep or Jack Nicholson?
  10. Which company has higher revenues (fiscal year ending in 2017), Toyota or Walmart?

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  1. Did Cristiano Ronaldo play more matches for Manchester United or Real Madrid?
    A: Real Madrid (292 vs 196 for Manchester United)
  2. In the official canon, did Roger Moore play James Bond more times or fewer times than Sean Connery?
    A: More times (7 vs 6 for Sean Connery (this does not include Never Say Never Again, which is not in the official canon)
  3. Is the tallest mountain in South America taller or shorter than the tallest mountain in North America?
    A: Taller (Aconcagua in South America, at 6,962m compared to Denali in North America at 6,190m)
  4. Did Henry VIII rule for a longer time, or a shorter time, than his daughter Elizabeth I?
    A: A shorter time (38 years, 1509-1547, compared to 45 years, 1558-1603 for Elizabeth I)
  5. Are there more episodes of The Good Life, or Blackadder (all four seasons)?
    A: The Good Life (30, vs 26 for Blackadder)
  6. Is the Republic of Ireland bigger or smaller than Tasmania?
    Bigger (70,270 sq km vs 68,400 for Tasmania)
  7. What weighs more in an average adult human, the liver or the brain?
    A: The Liver (1.44-1.66kg, compared to 1.3-1.4km for the brain)
  8. Which country produces more wine, Germany or Argentina (2014 figures from the Food and Agriculture Organization)?
    A: Argentina (1.498 million tonnes, compared to 920 million tonnes for Germany)
  9. Who has obtained more Oscar nominations, Meryl Streep or Jack Nicholson?
    A: Meryl Streep (21, vs 12 for Jack Nicholson)
  10. Which company has higher revenues (fiscal year ending in 2017), Toyota or Walmart?
    A: Walmart (486 billion dollars, vs. 256 billion dollars for Toyota)

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