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Wednesday, August 4, 2010

General Knowledge Facts - Part 24

1. Fear of books is called as 'Bibliophobia'.

2. Fear of marriage is called as 'Gamophobia'.

3. Fear of women is called as 'Gynophobia'.

4. Fear of water is called as 'Hydrophobia'.

5. Fear of surgery is called as 'Tomophobia'.

6. Fear of public speaking is called as 'Glossophobia'.


1. Stephen Hawkings was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States in 2009.

2. Dr Rajendra Prasad was the first President of independent India. (26-January-1950)

3. Chaplin's first film "Making a Living" released in 1914.

4. Mahendra Singh Dhoni born on 7-July-1981 made ODI debut Bangladesh in 2004 (Out for 0 in his first game).

5. Prime minister of United Kingdom is "David Cameron".

6. The sound made by 'Bees' is called as 'murmur'.


1. Fear of chickens is called as 'Alektorophobia'.

2. Benjamin Franklin, an American, started the first lending library.

3. Bismillah Al-Rahman Al-Raheem is repeated 114 times in the Quran.

4. S.P.Balasubrahmanyam's first song in Tamil was "Ayiram Nilave Vaa", for the film 'Adimai Penn'.

5. A young pegion is called as 'Squeaker'.

6. The average person consumes over a ton of food and drink each year.

1. 1916 marked the birth of Tamil cinema with the first Madras production and South Indian film release Keechaka Vaadham.

2. Sir Isaac Newton was born in 1642 in a manor house in Lincolnshire, England.

3. Mein Kampf,(English: My Struggle) is a book written by "Adolf Hitler" and was published in 1925.

4. The heaviest human brain ever recorded weighed 5 lb. 1.1 oz. (2.3 kg.).

5. Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova (Russian) born 6 March 1937 is the first woman to reach space.

6. USA on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain.


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