During World War II, why did British farmers paint white stripes on their cows?
- A. To brand them
- B. To distract German planes
- C. To prevent traffic accidents
- D. To camouflage them
16% of players knew the correct answer: C., To prevent traffic accidents
During blackout conditions, British farmers painted stripes on their cows to increase their visibility at night, as a way of preventing car accidents should the cows wander onto the road.
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