General Knowledge Multiple Choice Questions
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18% of an Americans income is spent on transportation
Any free moving liquid in outer space will form itself into a sphere, because of its surface tension
The sound you hear when you macho people crack your knuckles is actually the sound of nitrogen gas bubbles bursting.
The average garden variety caterpillar has 248 muscles in its head.
12638. Food Facts
In Sweden, people make dumplings from flour, reindeer blood and salt.
The universe is so vast in relation to the matter it contains that it can be compared in the following way: A building 20 miles long, 20 miles wide and 20 miles high that contains 1 grain of sand.
If Barbie were life-size her measurements would be 39-23-33.She would stand seven feet two inches tall and have a neck twice the length of a normal humans neck.
Approximately 25,000 workers died during the building of the Panama Canal, and approximately 20,000 of them contracted malaria and yellow fever.
Book : leaves of grass
Author : walt whitman.
15449. Wildlife Sanctuary
Wildlife Sanctuary : sultanpur lake bird sanctuary
Place : gurgaon
State : haryana.
The world's largest rodent is the Capybara. An Amazon water hog that looks like a guinea pig, it can weigh more than 100 pounds.
Eating parsley after eating an onion can help in getting rid of onion breath
13537. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Physics
Year : 1954
Name : max born
Country : great britain.
Name : walter bothe
Country : germany.
genuphobia : fear of knees.
13907. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Chemistry
Year : 1981
Name : kenichi fukui
Country : japan.
Name : roald hoffmann
Country : united states.
Element : radium
Symbol : ra
Atomic no. : 88
Melting Point (deg c) : 700
Boiling Point (deg c) :
Discoverer : pierre and marie curie (1898)
There are 24 known perfect numbers. These are numbers that equal the sum of all its divisors except itself. For instance, six is the lowest of these numbers is divisible by 1, 2, or 3 and 1+2+3=6. The largest of the known perfect numbers has 12,003 digits.
The flag of the Philippines is the only national flag that is flown differently during times of peace or war. A portion of the flag is blue, while the other is red. The blue portion is flown on top in time of peace and the red portion is flown in war time.
Those San Francisco cable cars are the only mobile national monuments.
Because metal was scarce; the Oscars given out during World War II were made of plaster
In Vermont it is illegal to paint landscapes in times of war.
Every continent begins and ends in the same letter. eg AfricA, EuropE
10869. Body Facts
The Binderwur tribe in India used to kill and eat sick and old people to please their goddess Kali.
Jackie Kennedy Onassis was secretly a chain smoker.
Maine is the toothpick capital of the world.
Invention : dry cleaning
Year : 1855
Inventor : jean baptiste jolly
Country : france.
Book : kapal kundala
Author : bankim chandra chatterjee.
Book : honest thief and other stories
Author : fyodor dostoevsky.
In proportion, if Jupiter were a basketball, then the sun would be the size of the Louisiana Super Dome
The revenue that is generated from gambling is more than the revenue that comes from movies, cruise ships, recorded music, theme parks, and spectator sports combined
Coco Chanel started the trend for sun tans in 1923 when she got accidentally burnt on a cruise.
13899. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Chemistry
Year : 1973
Name : ernst otto fischer
Country : germany
Name : geoffrey wilkinson
Country : great britain.
One of the first mobile phones with a battery smaller than a bag was the nmt900 phone curt, from ericsson. It weighed 1.6 pounds and you could talk on it for 12 minutes.
15446. Wildlife Sanctuary
Wildlife Sanctuary : ranganthittoo bird sanctuary
Place : sawai madhopur
State : rajasthan.
Mummy powder was once thought to be a cure for all remedies. English men used to carry the powder with them in a tiny bag wherever they went
The largest internal organ is the small intestine.
Italians in Italy consume a million and a half tons of spaghetti every year.
Book : mayor of casterbridge
Author : thomas hardy.
A foal is a baby horse.
Discoverer/Inventor : albrecht von haller (switzerland)
Year : 1757-66
12897. India - National Park
India - National Park : bannarghata national park
Place : bangalore
State : karnataka.
10880. Body Facts
Air you swallow, and gas released from food as you digest it, comes out as a burp or a fart – which one depends on how far through your intestines it has got.
Every eleven years the magnetic poles of the sun switch. This cycle is called Solarmax.
The number of births that occur in India each year is higher than the entire population of Australia.
Book : childhood
Author : maxim gorky.
The hottest chile in the world is the habanero.
Pretzels were originally invented for Christian Lent.
12539. Food Facts
In Cambodia, giant grilled spiders are a popular street snack.
Bird droppings are the chief export of Nauru, an island nation in the western Pacific.
Fossilized bird droppings are one of the chief exports of Nauru, an island nation in the Western Pacific