General Awareness -Miscellaneous
1-Demeter was the Greek god of Harvest.
2-Archaeopteryx was the first what ?- Bird
3-In 1810 in England Peter Durand invented Tin can (food).
4- The oldest known infectious disease is Leprosy.
5-A JPEG is a picture file format – JPEG stand for Joint Photographic
6- The worlds largest sea (in area) is South China.
7-Madagascar islands wildlife is 90% unique.
8-What are truffles, highly prized as food- Fungi.
9- The world largest seed is Coco-de-mare palm –double coconut.
10-Bristlemouths are the worlds most common Fish.
11-Sperm swims at 1/8 inch an hour.
12-Trypanophobia is fear of what Inoculations –Injections
13-Colonel Jacob Schick invented Electric Razor in 1928 in USA .
14-Light Flyweight weight is the lightest in Amateur Boxing.
15-Ronald Ross campaigned for the destruction of what Mosquitoes – stop malaria.
16-Who won two Nobel prizes in different fields ?- Marie Curie Physics 1903, Chemistry 1911.
17-Evidence of Acupuncture alternative treatment found in 5300 mummy.
18-In 1879 James Ritty invented Cash Register .
19-The okapi belongs to Giraffe family of animals.
20-Dimitri Mendeleyev is credited with the discovery of Periodic Table .
21-Taphophobia is fear of buried alive
22-Genuphobia is the fear of Knees
23-Percy LeBaron Spencer invented Microwave Oven in 1945 in USA.
24-St Peter was the first Pope and St Linus was second .
25-The Body is studied in the science of somatology .
26-The Dutch European nation was the first to drink tea.
27-Which part of the body is most sensitive to radiation ? – The Blood
28- Sericulture is growing of Silkworms.
29-Frigophobia is fear of being cold.
30- Sony company invented the transistor radio in 1952.