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Thursday, July 29, 2010

General Knowledge Facts - Part 7

1. Nokia never produced any models in Asia starting with the digit ‘4’ as the number 4 is considered unlucky in major parts of Asia.

2. There are over 10 trillion living cells in the human body.

3. It takes a plastic container over 50,000 years to start decomposing.

4. A group of foxes is called a skulk.

5. A male baboon can kill a leopard.

6. Hindustan Unilever Ltd has a distribution channel of 6.3 million outlets and owns 35 major Indian brands.


1. Dutch, on average are the tallest people.

2. The Great Pyramid at Giza in Egypt holds a constant temperature of 68 degrees Fahrenheit.

3. The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze over completely.

4. You will weigh less if you weigh yourself when the moon is full.

5. Some dinosaurs had tails over 13m (45 feet) long.

6. Eiffel Tower is repainted every 7 years.


1. Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu (Mother Teresa’s real name) was born on August 26, 1910 in Skopje, Macedonia.

2. Bees and house flies flap their wings atleast 200 times a second.

3. Coca Cola was founded by Joseph A Biedenharn.

4. Hippopotamuses have skin 3.8cm (1.5in) thick.

5. Cabbage is 91% water.

6. Sachin Tendulkar, wanted to be a fast bowler but focused on batting at the recommendation of Australian fast bowler Dennis Lillee.


1. India has the largest number of Post Offices in the world.

2. There are 300,000 active mosques in India, more than in any other country.

3. Albert Einstein (About India) said: "We owe a lot to the Indians, who taught us how to count, without which no worthwhile scientific discovery could have been made. "

4. 'Vinod Dahm' from Punjab created the Pentium chip and he was called as"Father of Pentium".

5. 'Sabeer Bhatia' from Punjab was the "Founder of Hotmail"

6. Most of the Vitamin C found in fruits is in the skin.


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