General Knowledge Multiple Choice Questions
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The five most frequently used letters in the English alphabet are, in order, E T A I S.
A dog by the name of Laika was launched into space aboard the Russian spacecraft Sputnik 2 in 1957
Place : brihadeeswara temple
Location : tanjavur, tanjor.
The amount of Kit Kat chocolate bars that are made at the York factory every 15 minutes are enough to outstack the Eiffel Tower
Actress Debra Winger helped to perform the voice of E.T. in the movie ?E.T. The Extra Terrestrial (1982).
There are 63,360 inches in a mile.
40% of all people who come to a party snoop in your medicine cabinet.
14007. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Peace
Year : 1991
Name : aung san suu kyi
Country : myanmar.
The penis of a barnacle may reach up to 20 times its body size!
Between 1991 and 1996, India produced the most movies per year on average. The 851 movies per year beat the yearly average of the United States (569) by 282 for the same time frame.
12819. History Facts
Wool used to be softened by people trampling on it in a large vat of stale (two-week-old) urine and ground clay. The people who did this were called ‘fullers'.
Cats cannot taste sweet things.
The Hundred Years War lasted for 116 years
An American chews an average of 300 sticks of gum in a year
Alloy : monel metal
Composition : cu (70%), ni (30%)
Use : for making alkali resistant containers.
In one day, a full grown redwood tree expels more than 2 tons of water through its leaves.
An apple, onion, and potato all have the same taste. The differences in flavor are caused by their smell. To prove this you can pinch your nose and take a bite from each. They will all taste sweet.
Adolf hitler's favourite movie was king kong.
In England it is in the key of G.
It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
It takes a person 15 to 20 minutes to walk once around the Pentagon.
At one 'feeding', a mosquito can absorb one and a half times its own weight in blood.
14797. Science Facts
Police scientists investigating a murder can work out how long a body has been dead by looking at the kinds of maggots, worms and insects that are eating it.
The earth is roughly 4600 million years old.
A headache and inflammatory pain can be reduced by eating 20 tart cherries
Male rabbits are called bucks, females are does.
Texas is also the only state that is allowed to fly its state flag at the same height as the U.S. flag.
Waterfall : kukenaam
Location : venezuela
Height : 610 metres.
Prof. V.ramachandra rao
Direction of indian scientific satellite project (issp) at peenya near bangalore.
One ragweed plant can release as many as a million grains of pollen in one day
Each nostril of a human being register smell in a different way. Smells that are made from the right nostril are more pleasant than the left.
In Saratoga, Florida it is illegal to sing while wearing a bathing suit.
Eating about twenty tart cherries a day could reduce inflammatory pain and headache pain
13802. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Economics
Year : 1976
Name : milton friedman
Country : united states.
Book : in search of identity
Author : anwar el-sadat.
ailurophobia : fear of cats.
Mexico has more American residents than any other country except the United States.
More Americans have died in car accidents than have died in all the wars ever fought by the United States.
The pectin that is found in apples aids in lowering cholesterol levels
The average fox weighs 14 pounds.
There are some ice creams that are 75% air
If you head directly south from the west coast of Florida, you will actually pass South America on the west side of the continent.
15531. World Record Facts
The fattest man in the world, Walter Hudson of New York, USA, had a waist measurement of more than 3 metres (9 feet 11 inches).
The Atlantic Ocean has a greater salt content than the Pacific Ocean.
A moth has no stomach.
Invention : soap
Year : 600 bc
Inventor : phoenicians
Country : lebanon.
Book : river sutra
Author : gita mehta.
Book : making of a midsummer night's dream
Author : david selbourne.
6686. Animal Facts
There are more than 70,000 types of slug and snail in the world. Let's hope they never hold a big party!
James Madison, the fourth President of the United States, stood only five feet four inches tall and weighed less than one hundred pounds.