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Friday, August 13, 2010

General Knowledge Facts - Part 26

1. Internet Explorer 1 debuted on August 16, 1995. It came with Microsoft Plus! for Windows 95.

2. "Albert Einstein" was crowned the Person of the Century. (published in Time magazine in 1999).

3. Ferrari company was founded in 1929 by "Enzo Ferrari".

4. The Late Shri S. S. Goenka, founder of the company Peutronics Pvt. Ltd. set up Tally's software business in 1986.

5. The "SIBERIAN TIGER" is the largest tiger in the world. It weighs up to 300kg and can eat 27.2 kg of meat at one mealtime.

6. The Google Chrome browser was first publicly released for Microsoft Windows (XP and later only) on 2-Sep-2008 in 43 languages, officially a beta version.

1. The first steam powered train was invented by Robert Stephenson. It was called the Rocket.

2. Real name of music director Illaiyaraja is 'Gnanadesikan' and born on 2 June 1943.

3. In 1988, Jackson released his first and only autobiography, Moonwalk, which took four years to complete and sold 200,000 copies.

4. An elephant can smell water three miles away.

5. Dr.Radhakrishnan was born in Thiruttani on 5-Sep-1888 and he was the first Vice-President of India (1952–1962).

6. The smell of young wine is called an “Aroma”.


1. Shahjahan was born on 5-Jan-1592. His father name is "Jahangir".

2. Tipu Sultan was born on 20-Nov-1750. His father name is "Hyder Ali".

3. Warren Buffet bought a small farm at age 14 with savings from delivering newspapers.

4. Butterflies find their way with the use of their antennae, which have tiny knobs on the ends.

5. Tamil actor Sivaji Ganesan was born on 01-Oct-1928 and died on July 21, 2001.

6. New York was once called as New Amsterdam.


1. Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger was born on July 30' 1947. He was awarded the title of Mr. Universe at age 22.

2. The eyeball of a human weighs approximately 28 grams.

3. Plants watered with warm water grow larger and more quickly than plants watered with cold water.

4. Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave.

5. Leonardo DA Vinci could write with the one hand and draw with the other simultaneously.

6. Adobe Photoshop is a graphics editing program written in C++ and available in 27 languages.


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