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2941. Fact
Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman to enter space. She spent three days in space and completed forty-eight orbits of Earth

2942. Fact
In the United States, turkeys are mostly raised in California

2943. Fact
All babies are color blind when they are born.

2944. Fact
The world's tallest grass, which has sometimes grown 130 feet or more, is bamboo.

2945. Fact
The only two days of the year in which there are no professional sports games (MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL) are the day before and the day after the Major League all-stars Game.

2946. Fact
There are 53 Lego bricks manufactured for each person in the world.

2947. Fact
The age limit for marriage in France was, until recently, 15 for girls, but 18 for boys. The age for girls was raised to 18 in 2006.

2948. Fact
Enamel is hardest substance in the human body

2949. Fact
By partially filling saucers with vinegar and distributing the saucers around a room, you can eliminate odors

2950. Fact
Indonesia consists only of islands - 13,667 total

2951. Fact
There are more than one million animal species on Earth.

2952. Fact
The smallest island with country status is Pitcairn in Polynesia, at just 1.75 square miles.

2953. Fact
Even a small amount of alcohol placed on a scorpion will make it go crazy and sting itself to death.

2954. Fact
Close to two million people who go to hospitals in the United States for one ailment wind up catching another.

2955. Fact
The first episode of the popular television sitcom Happy Days was titled All The Way.

2956. Fact
In America, the most common mental illness is Anxiety Disorders

2957. Fact
There are only two sequences of four consecutive letters that can be found in the English language: rstu and mnop. Examples of each are understudy and gymnophobia.

2958. Fact
Fried spiders taste like nuts

2959. Fact
The 20th president of the United States, James Garfield, was able to write Greek with one hand and Latin with the other at the same time

2960. Fact
Washing machines use anywhere from 40 to 200 litres of water per load

2961. Fact
The practice of identifying baseball players by number was started by the Yankees in 1929.

2962. Fact
The odds of being born male are about 51.2%, according to census.

2963. Fact
No other animal gives us more by-products than the hog. These by-products include pig suede, buttons, glass, paint brushes, crayons, chalk, and insulation to name a few

2964. Fact
A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue.

2965. Fact
Pele has always hated his nickname, which he says sounds like baby-talk in Portuguese.

2966. Fact
Queen Victoria eased the discomfort of her menstrual cramps by having her doctor supply her with marijuana.

2967. Fact
The greatest mountain range is the Mid-Ocean Ridge, extending 64,374 km from the Arctic Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean

2968. Fact
An area of the Sun's surface the size of a postage stamp shines with the power of 1,500,000 candles.

2969. Fact
41% of the moon is not visible from earth at any time.

2970. Fact
Babies start dreaming even before they're born.

2971. Fact
In literature, the average length of a sentence is around 35 words.

2972. Fact
Leonardo Da Vinci never signed or dated his most famous painting, the Mona Lisa

2973. Fact
The symbol on the pound key (#) is called an octothorpe.

2974. Fact
Mercury is the only metal that is liquid at room temperature.

2975. Fact
The sperm count of an average American male compared to thirty years ago is down thirty percent

2976. Fact
Because metal was scarce; the Oscars given out during World War II were made of plaster.

2977. Fact
A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

2978. Fact
The 1st winner of the Academy Award for best picture, and the only silent film to achieve that honor, was the 1927 film, "Wings".

2979. Fact
Pearls melt in vinegar.

2980. Fact
The number of triplets born in the US in 1994 (4,594) was more than triple the number born in 1971 (1,034), an increase attributed to older age of the mothers and the use of fertility-enhancing drugs and techniques.

2981. Fact
Every Swiss citizen is required by law to have a bomb shelter or access to a bomb shelter.

2982. Fact
The states with the most presidential burial sites: Ohio and Virginia (tie).

2983. Fact
Moscow weathermen can be fined for inaccurate weather forecasting.

2984. Fact
Before roasting, some green coffee beans are stored for years, and experts believe that certain beans improve with age, when stored properly.

2985. Fact
The largest employer in the world is the Indian railway system in India, employing over 1.6 million people

2986. Fact
When sharks bite down, their eyes automatically close in case their prey starts squirming trying to get free, and thereby cause damage to the shark's eyes in the process.

2987. Fact
If you attempted to count to stars in a galaxy at a rate of one every second it would take around 3,000 years to count them all.

2988. Fact
A common custom in Spain is to eat one grape for each of the last 12 seconds of every year for good luck

2989. Fact
The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.

2990. Fact
Pearls melt in vinegar.

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History of India - Test - 12
English Grammar
All not used instead of Not all

Don't Say:
All people are not hard-working.

Say:
Not all people are hard-working.

Note:
Similarly, Everybody doesn't like dancing should be Not evorybody likes dancing. The first sentence is wrong because it makes all people lazy.
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