Big Game, Tall Tales

Sports Quiz

Super Bowl Sunday looms so large on the sports calendar, it's natural that legends have sprung up around it. Can you tell fact from fiction, true from false? (Answers are below--don't peek!)

1. The collective flushing of toilets at halftime has crippled the sewerage of major cities.

2. Two-thirds of the avocados sold in the U.S. each year are bought (for guacamole) in the run-up to Super Bowl Sunday.

3. Super Bowl Sunday is one of the year's worst days for domestic violence against women.

4. The NFL title game's outcome typically forecasts stock-market performance for the rest of the year.

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