Which word about truth was coined by Stephen Colbert? (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)                                (Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay)

Which word about truth was coined by Stephen Colbert? (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP) (Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay)

QUIZ: Do you know the truth?

In what has been described as a post-truth era, how much do you know about truth and lies?

It has been said that honesty is the best policy.

At the same time, our present era has been described as a post-truth age. It’s a time when fact-checking services abound and a time when terms like “fake news” have come into common use.

How much do you know about truth and falsehoods? Put your knowledge to the test with this 12-question quiz.

Good luck, and please answer the questions honestly.


READ ALSO: QUIZ: A summer’s day on the water

READ ALSO: QUIZ: How much do you know about British Columbia?

READ ALSO: QUIZ: A salute to health care workers

To report a typo, email:
news@summerlandreview.com
.



news@summerlandreview.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Contests

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

 

Which word about truth was coined by Stephen Colbert? (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Which word about truth was coined by Stephen Colbert? (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

In which Canadian city is False Creek? (Jeff Wilson)

In which Canadian city is False Creek? (Jeff Wilson)

Just Posted

(Contributed)
TRAFFIC: Crash caused major delays on SB Coquihalla, travel advisory issued

A vehicle incident between Merrit and Hope has caused major delays heading south

The last three wild northern spotted owls live near the Spuzzum Watershed outside of Hope. The province recently ordered a halt to logging for at least a year to give the owls a chance to survive.  (Photo/Jared Hobbs)
Logging halted in northern spotted owl habitat near Hope

Halt will last at least a year, gives time to formulate survival plan for Northern Spotted Owl

The Rocket Science S.T.E.M. camp will run virtually during spring break. (Submitted photo)
Abbotsford Airshow, Gearbots Educational Resources launch Rocket Science camp

Virtual format of camp open to students aged nine and up, will run during spring break

Bald eagles descended on the Harrison River near Sts’ailes during the 2019 Bald Eagle Festival. The Sts’ailes First Nation will be developing a heritage trail near the river with recently announced provincial grant funding. (Grace Kennedy/The Observer)
More than $2.7M in funding coming for projects in FVRD, Hope, Sts’ailes, Agassiz

Funding will go to support new trails, building upgrades in the Fraser Valley

The Agassiz-Harrison Local Health Area saw an additional three cases of COVID-19 between Feb. 14 and Feb. 20. (BCCDC)
Agassiz, Harrison maintains low number of new COVID-19 cases

The area saw three new cases between Feb. 14 and 20

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry updates B.C.’s COVID-19 situation at the B.C. legislature. (B.C. government)
B.C. reports 10 additional deaths, 395 new COVID-19 cases

The majority of new coronavirus infections were in the Fraser Health region

B.C. Court of Appeal in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
Court makes public ‘abbreviated’ reasons for judgment in Surrey Six slaying appeals

Six men were murdered in suite 1505 of the Balmoral Tower in Whalley on Oct. 19, 2007

A 50-year-old man was stabbed in an altercation that started with a disagreement about physical distancing. (File photo)
Argument about physical distancing escalates to stabbing in Nanaimo

Victim, struck with coffee cup and then stabbed, suffers minor injuries; suspect arrested

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh holds a press conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
NDP will not trigger election as long as pandemic continues: Singh

‘“We will vote to keep the government going’

Police stopped car riddled with bullets in Whalley Monday night. (Photo: CFSEU)
Police seize two pounds of pot, $25K from Surrey car riddled with bullet holes

This was in the neighbourhood of 104th Avenue and Whalley Boulevard on Monday night

“Support your city” reads a piece of graffiti outside the Ministry of Finance office. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)
Slew of anti-bylaw graffiti ‘unacceptable’ says Victoria mayor, police

Downtown businesses, bylaw office and Ministry of Finance vandalized Wednesday morning

A health-care worker prepares a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a UHN COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Toronto on Thursday, January 7, 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)
Vaccinating essential workers before seniors in B.C. could save lives: experts

A new study says the switch could also save up to $230 million in provincial health-care costs

The late Michael Gregory, 57, is accused of sexually exploiting six junior high students between 1999 and 2005. (Pixabay)
Former Alberta teacher accused of sexually assaulting students found dead in B.C.

Mounties say Michael Gregory’s death has been deemed ‘non-suspicious’

Most Read