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Thursday, July 29, 2010

General Knowledge Facts - Part 8

1. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam born 15 October 1931 in Rameshwaram.

2. George W. Bush born July 6, 1946.

3. There are 70 million sheep in New Zealand (with 4 million people)

4. The worlds smallest bird is the 'bee hummingbird' found in Cuba.

5. Tokyo was once known as Edo.

6. The human body contains 96,000km(59,650miles) of blood vessels.


1. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi'ji born on 2nd october 1869.

2. Only four test series have ended 0-0 with all five matches being drawn. India was involved in three of them, including two in a row against Pakistan.

3. The Arctic Ocean is the smallest in the world.

4. Kite flying is a professional sport in Thailand.

5. The right lung takes in more air than the left.

6. The word 'News' is actually an acronym standing for the 4 cardinal compass points - North, East, West, and South!


1. Our normal body temperature is 37°C (99°F).

2. Sir Isaac Newton was 23 when he discovered the law of gravity.

3. Google's name is a play on the word googol, which refers to the number 1 followed by one hundred zeroes.

4. Open Microsoft Word and type
=rand (200, 99)
and then press ENTER

5. Elephants are the only animals that can’t jump.

6. The Japanese call their country as 'Nippon'.


1. The skeleton of a spider is located on the outside of the body. The name for this is exoskelton.

2. Walt Disney had originally suggested using the name Mortimer Mouse instead of Mickey Mouse.

3. The smallest man ever was Gul Mohammed (1957-1997) of India, who measured 1 feet, 10? inches.

4. In Belgium, there is a museum just for strawberries.

5. Actress Meryl Streep holds the record for the most Oscar nominated actress, with a record of 13 nominations.

6. Seagate introduced the first hdd for pcs in 1979.It held 5 M.B of data.


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