General Knowledge Multiple Choice Questions
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Book : ascent of the everest
Author : sir john hunt.
About 3000 years ago, most Egyptians died by the time they were 30.
6198. Animal Facts
A baby naked mole rat has transparent skin – you can see its insides right through its skin!
Goulash, a beef soup, originated in Hungary in the 9th century AD.
Thirty percent of all bingo players are under the age of 35
Approximately 16 Canadians have their appendix removed when not required everyday
The first president to ride in an airplane was Franklin Roosevelt
Your brain is 80% water.
1,525,000,000 miles of telephone wire are strung across the Unites States.
Coffee is the most popular beverage worldwide with over 400 billion cups consumed each year.
cytochemistry : the branch of cytology dealing with the chemistry of cells.
Four is the only number whose number of letters in the name equals the number.
Babies are always born with blue eyes.
Mecca (saudi arabia)
Famous for : sacred place of the muslims because prophet mohammed was born here.
ochophobia : fear of vehicles.
A cockroach will live nine days without its head before it starves to death. (Creepy.) (I'm still not over the pig.)
Contrary to popular belief, the first ironclad warships were built by Korea in the 16th century.
Book : rainbow
Author : pearl s. buck.
Place : maheshmuri (trimurty)
Location : elephanta caves.
Nearly half of all Americans suffer from symptoms of burnout
The average number of bridesmaids at a wedding is four
pharmacophobia : fear of drugs.
Apple pits contain cyanide.
Every tongue print is unique.
In 1987 American Airlines saved $40,000 by eliminating one olive from its First Class salads.
Mountain : kanchenjunga
Height : 8,597 mts.
Range : himalayas
Conquered on : 25-may-55.
The average cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven is $6,400.
Thomas Edison, lightbulb inventor, was afraid of the dark.
Pollsters say that 40 percent of dog and cat owners carry pictures of the pets in their wallets
An individual blood cell takes about 60 seconds to make a complete circuit of the body.
If hot water is suddenly poured into a glass that glass is more apt to break if it is thick than if it is thin. This is why test tubes are made of thin glass.
The act of stretching and yawning is referred to as pandiculation
One average, men spend 60 hours a year shaving
¥ A person afflicted with hexadectylism has six fingers or six toes on one or both hands and feet.
The Battle of New Orleans, in which Andrew Jackson's U.S. forces routed "the bloody british", was fought on Janurary 8, 1815, two weeks after the War of 1812 was officially ended by the signing of the Treaty of Ghent.
Book : voice of the voiceless
Author : rutsh harring.
Irish cream and Hazelnut are the most popular whole bean coffee flavorings.
1988. Body Facts
In the old days, children being trained as acrobats for circuses were strapped into strange and often very painful positions to make their bodies more bendy.
U-Haul is the world's largest advertiser in the Yellow Pages.
Sea : english cannel
area : 89,900 sq. km
avg. depth : 54 mts.
15533. World Record Facts
At the largest frogs' legs eating festival ever, in Florida, 2001, 13,200 people ate 3,000 kilograms (6,600 pounds) of frogs' legs fried in batter.
While digging, an Armadillo can hold its breath for up to six minutes
The Earth gets heavier each day by tons, as meteoric dust settles on it.
Francis Scott Key wrote the words to The Star-Spangled Banner on the back on an envelope. The music is from an old English drinking song called To Anacreon in Heaven.
Leonardo DiCaprio got his first onscreen kiss from a man.
An average women has 17 square feet of skin. When a women is in her ninth month of pregnancy she has 18.5 square feet of skin
The albatross can fly while sleeping.
In Indiana it is illegal to sell laughing gas with the intent to induce laughter.
Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older
It is possible to go blind from smoking too heavily.