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Thursday, July 29, 2010

General Knowledge Facts - Part 17

1. The two planes crashed in Twin towers are "Q33 NY (Flight 11)" and 'Flight 77'.(More interesting, Type "Q33 NY" in Ms-Word with font size 48 and font name as 'WINGDINGS'and hit 'Enter' key).

2. A nest of young puppies is called as 'Liter'.

3. Three kinds of blood vessels are Arteries, Vanes and Caterpillars.

4. It took 38 years for radio to reach 50 million users, 13 years for TV, and only 5 years for the Internet.

5. The egg of the hummingbird is the world's smallest bird's egg; the egg of the ostrich, the world's largest.

6. The four religions born in India, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism, are followed by 25% of the world's population.


1. Only one out of a thousand baby sea turtles survives after hatching.

2. Dragonfly eye contains 30,000 lenses.

3. The name `India' is derived from the River Indus.

4. Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people.

5. Lions in the wild usually makes no more than 20 kills a year.

6. Only 4 out of 20,000 species of bees produce honey.

1. The oceans cover 71% of the Earth's surface and contain 97% of the Earth's water.

2. The speed of sound in water is 1,435 m/sec - nearly five times faster than the speed of sound in air.

3. Average distance from the Earth to the Sun: 93,020,000 miles (149,669,180 km)

4. A raindrop is round but appears to be oval because gravitation pulls on the front of the raindrop as it is falling.

5. A group of fish is called a school, shoal, draft, run, haul, or catch.

6. Hippopotamuses are born under water.


1. Brazil is the only country to appear in every FIFA world Cup. (19 times)

2. Record for fastest goal in a Fifa World Cup is "10.89 seconds" by Hakan Sükür ( Turkey) vs Korea Republic, June 29, 2002.

3. Germany and Brazil are the two countries with most appearances in a World Cup final. (7 times)

4. Italy is only country in FIFA world cup for the most matches with draw. (21 matches)

5. Mexico holds the record for most number of FIFA match loss. (22 matches)

6. Oleg Salenko (Russia) has scored 5 goals in one match against Cameroon in 1994.


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