Was tug of war once an olympic sport
Yes, tug of war was an olympic sport from 1900-1920. It was part of the Olympics in Stockholm, Antwerp, and Paris.
Which country has the worlds oldest parliament
Iceland is said to have the oldest parliament in the world, established in 930 A.D. It is called the Alþingi.
Did dunce caps used to be signs of intelligence
No, dunce caps were actually an early form of punishment used in the classroom. They were seen as a sign of shame and humiliation.
Was a horse once a senator in ancient rome
Yes, a horse named Incitatus was once a senator in ancient Rome. He was owned by Emperor Caligula and was given a marble stall and gold manger.
How many europeans were killed by rats in the middle ages
In the middle ages it is estimated that more than 25 million Europeans were killed by rats who had spread bubonic plague.