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General Knowledge

1- Sri Shanmukhananda Hall in Mumbai is the largest auditorium in India

2- The World’s largest auditorium is the LDS Conference Center in Salt Lake City, UT.

3-The Swiss National Bank has 2 head offices, one is in Berne and the other one in Zurich.

4- HTC Touch. was the first mobile phone to feature intuitive multi-touch interface.

5-The World Trade Center (WTC) was destroyed in September 11, 2001. The site is currently being rebuilt with six new skyscrapers and a memorial to the casualties of the attacks.

6-Indira Gandhi was shot dead by her bodyguards ‘Beant Singh’, and ‘Satwant Singh’ on October 31, 1984.

7-The Port of Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe, located in the city of Rotterdam.

8-Mumbai harbour is the biggest one in India & 2nd biggest is Chennai harbour.

9-A group of frogs is called an army.

10-Perth is Australia’s windiest city.

11-The Eiffel Tower has 1,792 steps.

12-A shark’s top speed is 70kmh (44mph).

13- A Cheetah’s top speed is 114kph (70mph).

14-A snail can sleep for 3 years.

15- Diamonds are the hardest natural substance.

16-Our brain uses 25% of all the oxygen for our breathing function.

17-Buckingham Palace has over 600 rooms.

18-China manufacturers 70% of the worlds toys.

19-The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is uncopyrightable.

20-Shah-Jahan lost Mumtaz, when she got giving birth to their 14h child.

21-The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets.

22-Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history.
Spades — King David,
Clubs — Alexander the Great,
Hearts — Charlemagne
Diamonds — Julius Caesar.

23- ‘Orology’ is the study of mountains.

24-Spots on Dice are called as ‘Pip’.

25-‘Acrophobia’ is the fear of heights.

26-The sun is 330,330 times larger than the earth!

27-Gasohol is a fuel made from sugar cane. (Vastly used in Brazil)

28-The first domain name ever registered was Symbolics.com.

29-Butterflies smell with their feet.

30-The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. It was the fashion in Renaissance Florence.

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