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General Knowledge

1-Our Indian flag was designed by “Pingali Venkayya” and it became our official flag on ’22 July 1947′.

2- Twenty-Four-Karat Gold is not pure gold since there is a small amount of copper in it. Absolutely pure gold is so soft that it can be molded with the hands.

3- Fear of blood is called as ‘Hemaphobia’.

4-‘South China Sea’ is the largest sea in the world (2,974,600 sq km)

5- The First Wireless TV Remote was invented by ‘Eugene Polley’ in 1955.

6- 9th century chemist Jabir ibn Hayyan (known as “Geber” in Europe), is considered as “Father of chemistry”.

7- Television was invented by group of members ‘John Logie Baird’, ‘Philo T. Farnsworth’, and ‘Vladimir Zworykin’.

8-Famous lyricist “Vairamuthu” was born on 13-July-1953. He received the National Award 5 times in his career so far.

9- A group of dogs is called a “Kennel”.

10-A solar eclipse occurred on July 22, 2009 was the longest during the 21st century, and it lasted a maximum of 6 minutes and 39 seconds.

11-‘Mumbai’ is called as the ‘Business Capital’ of India.

12- Snakes & Ladders, one of the most widely played board games, was created by the 13th century poet Saint Gyandev (India).

13-India hosted the Asian Games for the first time on March 4, 1951 and it was held in New Delhi.

14-A female whale is called a ‘Cow’.

15-Fear of marriage is called as ‘Gamophobia’.

16- Fear of women is called as ‘Gynophobia’.

17- Fear of water is called as ‘Hydrophobia’.

18- Fear of surgery is called as ‘Tomophobia’.

19- Fear of public speaking is called as ‘Glossophobia’.

20-Mahendra Singh Dhoni born on 7-July-1981 made ODI debut Bangladesh in 2004 (Out for 0 in his first game).

21-The sound made by ‘Bees’ is called as ‘murmur’.

22-Fear of chickens is called as ‘Alektorophobia’.

23-S.P.Balasubrahmanyam’s first song in Tamil was “Ayiram Nilave Vaa”, for the film ‘Adimai Penn’.

24- A young pegion is called as ‘Squeaker’.

25- 1916 marked the birth of Tamil cinema with the first Madras production and South Indian film release Keechaka Vaadham.

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