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Thursday, July 29, 2010

General Knowledge Facts - Part 9

1. Robert Browning (English poet) born on 07 May 1812 (today).

2. In total, our Indian hockey team has won eight Olympics gold medals. (1928 to 1956 - remained unbeaten in the Olympics)

3. A mole can dig a 300 feet long tunnel in just one night!

4. The coloured part of your eye is called the iris.

5. Hiroshima bombed by "Col. Paul Tibbets" on August 6, 1945, at 8:15 A.M. local time.

6. The US flag has 13 stripes (Red & White) representing the original 13 states.

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1. Hummingbirds can't walk.

2. The average soccer ball is made up of 32 leather panels and held together by 642 stitches.

3. A Chameleons tongue is twice the length of its body.

4. Coffee is the largest item bought and sold next to Petrol.

5. Japan surrendered to USA on September 2 1945. (After Hiroshima & Nagasaki atomic bomb blasts)

6. Rajiv Gandhi was born on August 20 1944.

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1. Unless food is mixed with saliva you can't taste it.

2. Real name of Sonia Gandhi is 'Edvige Antonia Albina Maino'.

3. Sachin Tendulkar is the first batsman declared run out by a third umpire decision in the history of cricket.

4. Indian national football team qualified for the 1950 World Cup finals in Brazil, but could not appear as they still played bare feet at the time.

5. Douglas Engelbart (invented computer mouse) was awarded the 1997 Lemelson-MIT Prize of $500,000, the world's largest single prize for invention and innovation.

6. World's most expensive budget film: "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End" - Released: 5/25/2007
Distributor: Buena Vista

Budget: $300,000,000
Profit (US alone): $309,420,425
Profit (Worldwide): $960,996,492

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1. The first bowler to take 10 wickets in a Test innings was Jim Laker in 1956.

2. World War II was lasting from 1939 to 1945.

3. A humming bird flaps its wings up to 90 times a second (5,400 times a minute)

4. By the age of 17, Bill Gates had sold his first computer program, a time-tabling system for his high school, for $4,200.

5. Orkut Buyukkokten (a Turkish software engineer) is the creator of Orkut.

6. Google.com - After entering search keyword, On clicking 'I'm feeling lucky' button, it will open the first result's website directly.

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