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Monday, August 30, 2010

General Knowledge Facts - Part 28

1. The largest frog in the world is called Goliath frog.

2. India’s Abbas Ali Baig was the first batsman to hit a century on debut against England.

3. Kapil Dev`s only break of one Test in his 131 Test career came after 65 Tests.

4. Bapu Nadkarni sent down 131 deliveries (21.5 over’s) without conceding a single run vs. England at Madras in 1964.

5. On average the Earth orbits the Sun at a distance of 149,597,888 km.

6. World record for largest Omelette set in Italy. Used 1,500 eggs, 100 kilos of asparagus and 7 litres of olive oil.


1. The British ship RMS Titanic sank at 2.20 AM on April 15th 1912.

2. Most sources place the death of Adolf Hitler on 30 April 1945 in Berlin, where he committed suicide by cyanide poisoning.

3. The diameter of the 'Mercury' planet is '4879.4 km'.

4. "Spring Temple Buddha" in Lushan(Henan) is the tallest statue in the world with 128m (420 ft).

5. website is launched in '1994' and founded by 'Jeffrey P. Bezos'.

6. Its the chinese who invented the fishing rods.

1. Chennai CMBT, built on a 36.57-acre land is South Asia's biggest bus terminus.

2. Sir (Donald Bradman) Don Bradman hit his first century at the age of 12, playing for Bowral Public School against Mittagong High School.

3. Shahrukh Khan made his acting debut in 1988 when he appeared in the television series, "Fauji",

4. Shahid Afridi holds the record for most number of 6's in ODI's. (272 6s in 296 matches)

5. National anthem of 'Bangladesh' is also composed by "Rabindranath Tagore".

6. Tim Paterson was the inventor of DOS, known also as MS-DOS.


1. Adobe Systems, acquired Macromedia on December 3, 2005.

2. "Paypal" was founded by 'Elon Musk' in 1998.

3. In 1972 "Marlon Brando" refused the Oscar for his role in The Godfather.

4. "Emirates Park Tower" is the tallest hotel in the world.

5. Winamp media player is written in C++, and initially released on April 21, 1997.

6. The sound made by 'Doves' is called 'Moan'.


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