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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

General Knowledge Facts - Part 32

1. Tarantula spiders can survive 2 and a half years without food.

2. When 2 zebras stand side by side they usually face each other in opposite directions to keep an eye out for predators.

3. 60 cows can produce a ton of milk each day.

4. The 'black box' that houses an airplanes voice recorder is actually orange so it can be more easily detected amid the debris of a plane crash.

5. A baby fetus develops fingerprints at eighteen weeks.

6. More than 1,000,000 Earths could fit inside the Sun.

1. The 9-year-old Belgian horse "Gelding" is the Guinness World Record-holder for world's tallest Horse (6 foot 11 inches).

2. The word 'Strengths' is the longest word in the English language with just one vowel.

3. Sri Shanmukhananda Hall in Mumbai is the largest auditorium in India.

4. The World's largest auditorium is the LDS Conference Center in Salt Lake City, UT.

5. Brussels is the capital of Belgium and the administrative centre of the European Union.

6. Indaia made its first Nuclear Bomb test on May 18, 1974.


1. HTC Touch. was the first mobile phone to feature intuitive multi-touch interface.

2. The Swiss National Bank has 2 head offices, one is in Berne and the other one in Zurich.

3. Expansions - GSM: Global System for Mobile communication. CDMA: Code Division Mutiple Access.

4. The World Trade Center (WTC) was destroyed in September 11, 2001. The site is currently being rebuilt with six new skyscrapers and a memorial to the casualties of the attacks.

5. Mexico City has hosted the nineteenth Olympic Games in 1968. It is the only Latin America country to do so.

6. Erode Venkata Ramasamy (Thanthai Periyar) was born on September 17, 1879 in Erode,


1. Chewing gum, according to research carried out at the University of Northumbria, can improve your memory significantly.

2. Wrigley Company was founded on April 01' 1891 by selling baking powder, and began packaging chewing gum with each can of baking powder. Later, the chewing gum eventually became more popular than the baking powder itself.

3. Indira Gandhi was shot dead by her bodyguards 'Beant Singh', and 'Satwant Singh' on October 31, 1984.

4. Babu Chiri Sherpa stayed at the summit (Mt.Everest) full 21 hours and a half which was recorded as "Longest stay on top".

5. The Port of Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe, located in the city of Rotterdam.

6. Mumbai harbour is the biggest one in India & 2nd biggest is Chennai harbour.
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