How Well Do You Know Modern Urban Legends?

The last few decades have resulted in dozens of new "urban legends" of sorts. These aren't always urban legends in the traditional sense, but are sometimes bizarre or strange rumors or claims without sources that are passed down but left unconfirmed wi
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The actor who portrayed the 'Marlboro Man' died of lung cancer.
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The letters S-E-X are formed by a swirling cloud of dust in The Lion King.
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John Lennon deliberately chose the song title Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds because the initial letters of key words form the acrostic "LSD."
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The Titanic was carrying a cursed mummy on board.
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The modern image of Santa Claus (red and white) was created by the Coca-Cola Company.
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Wires from a wire grill brush were cooked into a burger, and consumed by a young girl, resulting in emergency surgery.
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"Toxic fumes" emanating from a patient in a hospital when attempting to draw blood knock out much of the staff responsible for her.
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The restaurant chain formerly known as "Kentucky Fried Chicken" changed its name to KFC to eliminate the word "fried" from its title.
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Cashiers steal from customers by secretly initiating cash back requests and then pocketing the money.
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The consumption of poppy seeds used on bagels and muffins can produce positive results on drug screening tests.
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Prospective new gang members are being initiated by killing the drivers of cars who flash their headlights at them.
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A classic! Those who go swimming less than one hour after eating will be taken by a cramp and drown.
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We hope that's not too harsh, but you definitely need to study up on your modern urban legends! There are plenty of websites out there that'll direct you to the real facts on the urban legends you might see passed around on social media websites as "fact." Check them out and stay educated!

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You've come close to cracking a good majority of the legends and myths on this quiz! There are tons of stories both real and fake being shared on social media, but your eye is quick to notice the ones that aren't true. Keep up the good work!

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You must bust these modern myths on the regular! There are tons of stories both real and fake being shared on social media, but your eye is quick to notice the ones that aren't true. Keep up the good work!

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1
The actor who portrayed the 'Marlboro Man' died of lung cancer.
True.
False.
Unconfirmed.
2
The letters S-E-X are formed by a swirling cloud of dust in The Lion King.
True.
False.
Unconfirmed.
3
John Lennon deliberately chose the song title Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds because the initial letters of key words form the acrostic "LSD."
True.
False.
Unconfirmed.
4
The Titanic was carrying a cursed mummy on board.
True.
False.
Unconfirmed.
5
The modern image of Santa Claus (red and white) was created by the Coca-Cola Company.
True.
False.
Unconfirmed
6
Wires from a wire grill brush were cooked into a burger, and consumed by a young girl, resulting in emergency surgery.
True.
False.
Unconfirmed.
7
"Toxic fumes" emanating from a patient in a hospital when attempting to draw blood knock out much of the staff responsible for her.
True.
False.
Unconfirmed.
8
The restaurant chain formerly known as "Kentucky Fried Chicken" changed its name to KFC to eliminate the word "fried" from its title.
True.
False.
Unconfirmed.
9
Cashiers steal from customers by secretly initiating cash back requests and then pocketing the money.
True.
False.
Unconfirmed.
10
The consumption of poppy seeds used on bagels and muffins can produce positive results on drug screening tests.
True.
False.
Unconfirmed.
11
Prospective new gang members are being initiated by killing the drivers of cars who flash their headlights at them.
True.
False.
Unconfirmed.
12
A classic! Those who go swimming less than one hour after eating will be taken by a cramp and drown.
True.
False.
Unconfirmed.